Sister Agata Galasso
 


 

Age: 81



Summary:
Italian Roman Catholic nun with the Institute of the Servants of the Lord religious congregation in Ascoli Piceno, Italy who was among one of more than 150 people reported missing and presumed dead following the devastating August 2016 Central Italy earthquake that killed almost 300 people and injured over 400 others including three fellow nuns when a powerful 6.2-magnitude quake struck central Italy that flattened a string of remote mountainside villages and caused extensive damages of numerous buildings in the historic town of Amatice, Italy close to the epicentre in an area near the borders of the Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche regions, in which the seismic aftershocks from the disaster was the worst deadliest earthquake to strike Italy in 30 years since 2009.




Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake



Born: December 5, 1934


 
Died: August 24, 2016



Location:
Amatrice, Italy