Mrs. Emma A. Court, 90, of Ellwood City passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the Ellwood City Hospital.
Mrs. Court was born on August 26, 1923 in New Castle to the late Arduino and Luisa (Lamucca) Parente. She was married on June 20, 1949 to Anthony Court, Sr., who passed away on January 26, 2001. A 1942 graduate of Lincoln High School, Mrs. Court was a homemaker. She was a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and its Christian Mothers. She also is a past member of the Corona D’Italia Lodge #807. Emma enjoyed cooking, and was well known for her wonderful pie making skills. She mostly enjoyed spending memorable times with her family.
Mrs. Court is survived by her three daughters and sons-in-law, Luisa (Robert) Prestia of Ellwood City, Angela (Vincent) Jeannette of Ellwood City, and Margherita (Reno) Davis of Columbiana, Ohio, her son, Mayor Anthony Court, Jr. of Ellwood City, her eight grandchildren, Regina (Floyd) Snyder, Amanda (Ryan) Venezie, Vincent A. Jeannette, Bobby Prestia, Ashley, Kevin, and Cassidy Court, and Reno Anthony Davis, her four great grandchildren, Dante and Giovanni Venezie, Tyke and Dempsey Snyder, and her step great-grandchild, Tyler Venezie. She is also survived by her sister, Amalia Pecoraro of Ellwood City, and her brother, Alfonzino “Funzi” (Mary) Parente of Ellwood City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her three sisters, Alfonzina Zona, Margherita Nocera, and Esterina Santagata, and her brother, Victor Parente.
Visitation will be held on Monday from 3-8 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc..
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am in the Holy Redeemer Church with Father Mark Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to meet at the funeral home by 9:20 am on Tuesday. Members of the Holy Redeemer Christian Mothers are asked to meet at the church on Tuesday by 9:50 am to form an honor guard.
The family would like to thank the Ellwood City Hospital and the Southern Care Hospice for their kindness and assistance.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/