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Alfons M. Schlueter, 79

Mr. Alfons M. Schlueter, 79, of 1060 Joffre Ave., Ellwood City passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2013 in the Ellwood City Hospital at 11:06 am.

Mr. Schlueter was born on November 2, 1933 in West Mifflin, Pa to the late Alfons O. and Magdeline Dietz Schlueter. He had attended the Darlington High School and was Catholic by faith. Alfons had worked as a heavy equipment operator for many years with various companies.

Mr. Schlueter is survived by his wife of 32 years, Elizabeth Bodak Schlueter, his sister, Liz Caldwell of Center Twp., his brother, Oswald “Ozzie” Schlueter of Center Twp., and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Maria Sudar, and his brother, Henry Schlueter.

A private Blessing Service will be held for Mr. Schlueter on Monday with Father Mark Thomas officiating. Interment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc.

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Lisa A. Fox Ierino, 54

Mrs. Lisa A. Fox Ierino, 54, of 225 Jaclyn Dr., Cranberry Twp. Pa passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013 in the Allegheny General Hospital at 5:30 am.

Mrs. Ierino was born on January 20, 1959 in Franklin , Pa to the late Roger Smith, and Arlene Boardman Smith of Grove City. She graduated from the Cranberry High School in Seneca, Pa in 1977. Lisa also graduated from Grove City College in 1981 with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Speech Therapy. She earned her Masters Degree in Speech and Language from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. Lisa worked as a Speech and Language Therapist at the ACLD Tilloston School in Pittsburgh. She is a member of the Christ Church at Grove Farm, and the Speech & Language Pathology Association. Lisa enjoyed playing tennis, golfing, walking, and was an excellent cook who made everything from scratch.

Mrs. Ierino is survived by her husband, Nick F. Ierino whom she married on June 22, 2013, her mother Arlene Smith of Grove City, one daughter, Carly Fox, one step-daughter, Sarah Ierino, one son, Nathan Fox, one step-son, John Ierino all of Cranberry Twp.. She is also survived by three brothers, Gary (Jane) Smith of Grove city, Mary (Nancy) Smith of Phoenix AZ, Neil (Mary Sue) Smith of Springfield, Virginia, and her mother and father in law, Mary Grace and Frank Ierino of Wayne Twp..

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and on Wednesday from 9:00-9:45 am in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc.

Services for Lisa will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Christ Church at Grove Farm. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Lisa’s name may be made to the Native American Adult Ministry in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Anthony J. “Shine” Ferrese, 92

Mr. Anthony J. “Shine” Ferrese, 92, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013 in the Creek Meadows Personal Care Home at 5:46 pm.

Mr. Ferrese was born on January 26, 1921 in Ellwood City to the late Gregorio and Theresa Pileggi Ferrese. Tony had attended Lincoln High School, and is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. He enlisted with the U.S. Navy on October 8, 1942 and served until his discharge on January 29, 1946. Tony was a Machinist 2nd Class on the U.S.S. Beatty which was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea in 1943. He also served on the U.S.S. Lowry and the U.S.S. Donner. Tony then had worked at the National Plumbing in Ellwood City for 21 years, and the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill for 17 years. He is a member of the MOOSE Lodge #93, the V.F.W. #252, and the New Castle Eagles Club. He enjoyed dancing and working in his garden.

Mr. Ferrese is survived by one sister, Theresa (Emmett) Leopardi of Florida, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Catherine Matthews, Mary Juliano, & Angeline Dombeck, and four brothers, James, Nick, Frank, & George Ferrese.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Tony on Tuesday at 11:30 am       in the Holy Redeemer Church. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Members of the Veterans Honor Guard are asked to meet at the cemetery on Tuesday by 12:15 pm to conduct full military rites.

Memorial contributions may made to the Holy Redeemer Angel fund, or to the Creek Meadows, 1630 Ellwood City Rd., Zelienople, Pa 16063.

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Mary Louise DeNome, 90

Mrs. Mary Louise DeNome, 90, formerly of 511 Franklin Ave., Ellwood City passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013 in the Golden Hills Nursing Home at 11:08 pm.

Mrs. DeNome was born on February 7, 1923 in Ambridge to the late John and Clara Triance Geffert. She had graduated from the St. Joseph’s Academy in Wheeling, West Virginia. She is also a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish.

Mary is survived by her daughter-in-law, Emily DeNome of Ellwood City, two grand sons, Frank W. (Amy) DeNome, & Joseph (Pamela Habur), Jr., four great grandchildren, Ryan, Rachel, Ian, & Andrew Joseph DeNome. She is also survived by her step sister, Dorothy Orofino of Cliffton Heights.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Frank W. DeNome whom she married in 1947 and passed away in 1999, her son, Joseph S. DeNome, Sr. in 1989, her two sisters, Clara Catania, & Catherine “Kitty” Kline, and her brother, Edward “Bud” Geffert.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 am in the Holy Redeemer Church. Interment will be at the Locust Grove Cemetery. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to meet at the funeral home on Friday by 9:20 am.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. DeNome’s name may be made to the Sister Mary Zucca Education Foundation.

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Verda Lobozzo, 90

Miss Verda Lobozzo, 90, of 410 Short St. Apt. 308, Ellwood City passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013 in the Avalon Nursing Center at 6:45 am.

Miss Lobozzo was born on March 30, 1923 in Ellwood City to the late Raymond and Jennie Schiavone Lobozzo. She had graduated from Lincoln High School in 1943, and is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. She had worked at the Ellwood City Hospital in the dietary department for several years, the J.E. VanGorder Agency for twenty years, and then with the AAA office in Ellwood City for ten years. She also had worked for the Board of Elections. Verda is a former member of the Corona D’Italia Lodge and the Catholic Daughters of America. She enjoyed crafts, traveling, bingo, and playing cards.

Verda is survived by her niece, Mary Ann (Stanley) Hill of Wampum, her nephew, Charles Lobozzo of Fombell, and her two great nephews, Brandon Hill of Chicago, and Tyler Hill of Wampum.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her two sisters, Carmeline Pogozelec, and Leona Lasso, three brothers, Charles in infancy, Anthony Lobozzo, and Charles Lobozzo, her niece, Clara Jean McAtee, and her nephew, Raymond Lobozzo.

A private viewing and Blessing Service, with Father Mark Thomas officiaitng, will be held for the family on Tuesday in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. Interment will be at the Locust Grove Cemetery.

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Carl Tribuzio, 88

Mr. Carl Tribuzio, 88, of 1119 Crescent Ave., Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in the Butler VA Medical Center at 3:35 pm.

Mr. Tribuzio was born on May 16, 1925 in Ellwood City to the late Serafino and Josephine DiLeonardo Tribuzio. Carl had attended Lincoln High School and was a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. He enlisted with the U.S. Army on May 6, 1944 and served with the Company G 406th infantry regiment with the rank of PFC. Carl received the Combat Infantry Badge on December 15, 1944 for his involvement in the Battle of Northern France. He also received the Purple Heart for being wounded in the Battle of the Rhineland on February 27, 1945. He was dicharged from the army on September 11, 1945 due to his injuries.
Carl had worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill in Beaver Falls from 1943 until he enlisted in 1944. He later worked at the West End Cafe as a bartender for many yeasrs..

Carl is survived by two sisters, Angeline “Lena” Forletta, & Mary E. Tribuzio both of New castle, and his sister-in-law, Cheryl Tribuzio of Ellwood City.

He was preceded in death  by his parnets, his sister, Claire A. Pogozelec, and his brothers, John, & Richard “Chuch” Tribuzio.

As per Carl’s wishes, a private Blessing Service was held on Monday in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. with Father Mark Thomas Officiating. Interment was at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

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Thomas Mongomery, Jr, 76

Mr. Thomas Montgomery, Jr., 76, of 3940 Hollow Rd. Shenango Twp. passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in the Ellwood City Hospital Emergency Room at 2:26 pm.

He was born on May 16, 1937, in Luray, Virginia to the late Thomas Montgomery, Sr. and Irene M. Colgan Montgomery. He had attended Lincoln High School and was Lutheran by faith. Tom enlisted into the U.S. Navy on October 21, 1954 and served until May 15, 1958. He had worked at the Ellwood City Iron & Wire, the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill in Koppel, and then retired from Koppel Steel in 2002 where he was a foreman in the Maintainence Department. Thomas enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, being with his family, and wintering in Lakeland , Florida for the past 10 years. He also was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan.

Mr. Montgomery is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean Fogel Montgomery whom he married on March 30, 1957, one daughter, Melissa Montgomery and her fiance Stephen Petrovitch of Shenango Twp., and three sons, Ronald (Shari) Montgomery, Thomas Montgomery, and Robert (Kerrie) Montgomery all of Texas. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Justin, Sean, Joshua, Michelle, Brandi, Daniell, & Cole Montgomery, four great grandchildren, Makayla, Andrew, Ted, & Haylee Montgomery, and his sister, Delores (Marlen) Shaffer of Fort Meyers, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his grand-daughter, Jennifer Montgomery and his grandson, Thomas Montgomery.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 1:30 – 2:30 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc..

Services for Mr. Mongomery will be held on Monday at 2:30 pm with Rev. Peggy Suhr-Barkley officiating. Members of the Veterans Honor Guard are asked to meet at the funeral home on Monday by 2:20 pm to conduct full military honors.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Mongomery’s name may be made to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 4450 Harden  Blvd., Lakeland , Florida  33813.

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Michael Perry, 77

Mr. Michael R. Perry, 77, of 512 Denny St., Ellwood City passed on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in the UPMC Mercy Hospital at 2:40 pm with his wife and children by his side.

Mr. Perry was born on November 10, 1935 in Ellwood City to the late Nick and Josephine Beatrice Perry. Mike was a life long area resident. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1955, and had attended Youngstown State University studying Bussiness Administration. Mike enlisted into the U.S. Army on February 17, 1959 and served until his discharge on February 13, 1961 with the 536th Transportation Company and held the rank of Private First Class. He had worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill in Beaver Falls for several years. He, along with his family, was the owner and operator of Michael’s Furniture Plus in Ellwood City, formerly known as Michael’s Co.. Michael is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish, the S.O.I. #608, and the West Point Parents Association. He enjoyed all sports, and was devoted to his children and grandchildren.

Mr. Perry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Shirley Migut Perry whom he married on July 14, 1962. In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Valerie (Ron) O’Donnell, one son, Michael N. (Jennifer Corio) Perry, and three grandchildren, Michael A. Perry, Ryan A. Perry, & Megan O’Donnell all of Ellwood City. He is slao survived by one brother, John N. (Carol) Perry of Ellwood City, his mother-in-law, Catherine Migut of Ellport, and his sister-in-law, Mary Kaye (Jim) Alfera of Ellwood City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his father-in-law, George Migut.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 am in the Holy Redeemer Church with Father Camillus Njoku officiating. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to meet at the funeral home on Friday by 9:20 am. Members of the Veterans Honor Guard are asked to meet at the cemetery on Friday by 10:50 am to conduct full military honors.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Perry’s name may be made to the Ellwood City Area Public Library (where his grandson Michael A. Perry is a volunteer),the Lincoln High School Blue Band, or to the Choral Boosters of Lincoln High School.

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