Mrs. Mafalda Stella Zingaro, 93, of Ellwood City passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015 in the Northview Estates.
Mrs. Zingaro was born on April 4, 1921 in Ellwood City to the late Joseph and Maria Valvano Moliterno. Stella is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1939. During World War II she worked at the U.S. Steel Tube Mill in Ellwood City, and later at Schaefer Drug Store in New Castle. She is also a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and the Holy Redeemer Christian Mothers.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, crocheting, and mostly being with her children and grandchildren.
Mrs. Zingaro is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Deborah Zingaro of Conneaut, Ohio, Peter and Karen Zingaro of Ellport, her three grandchildren, Anne Marie Zingaro, Joseph (Stephanie) Zingaro, Heather (Chad) Durosko, her four great grandchildren, Katherine Dorothy Salis, Jacob Raymond Salis, Stevie Madelyn Zingaro, Mia Rose Durosko, her sister Josephine Pratt of Ellwood City, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years Peter N. Zingaro whom she married on April 20, 1944 and passed away on March 19, 2005, and her four sisters, Rose George, Antoinette Moliterno, Mary Gaibis, and Emma Iannantuono.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-5 pm and on Monday from 9-9:30 am in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 10:00 am in the Holy Redeemer Church. Interment will follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery.
Members of the Holy Redeemer Christian Mothers are asked to meet at the church on Monday by 9:50 am to form an honor guard. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to meet at the funeral home on Monday by 9:20 am.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Zingaro’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/