Articles by Teolis Funeral Home

Ramah J. “Dunnie” Thomas, 96

Mrs. Ramah J. “Dunnie” Thomas, 96, of Perry Twp. passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in the Ellwood City Hospital. Mrs. Thomas was born on June 26, 1920 in Grove City to the late Judson R. and El-len Carlie Bassett Hulbert. She had graduated from the Grove City High School with the class of 1938. She was a home maker, and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and watching game shows. She is survived by her son-in-law, Charles Kotuby of Franklin Twp., her grandchildren, Carrie L. (Mark) Popovich, Charles T. (Rebecca) Kotuby, and Clint Kotuby, her great-grandchildren, Thatcher, Elizabeth, and Olivia Kotuby, Anthony and…


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Anna R. Spoa, 96

Mrs. Anna R. Spoa, 96, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Avalon Spring Health Campus in Valparaiso, Indiana. Mrs. Spoa was born on February 12, 1921 in Gary, Indiana to the late Michael and Anna Molnar. She had served with the U.S. Army, Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from October 3, 1942 until her discharge on July 27, 1943. She had worked at Weirton Steel and Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Factory in Baltimore, MD.  Anna later was a home maker and a really good cook,  she enjoyed making Sunday dinner for her family and  loved taking care…


Margaret K. Mitchell, 92

Margaret K. Mitchell, 92, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at her daughters residence. Margaret was born on December 20, 1924 in Ellwood City to the late John and Marie Moran Crespo. She had worked at the Ellwood City Hospital in the housekeeping department, the Ellton Hotel as a cook for several years, Leeds and Northrup in Ellport during the 1960’s, and was a home health care giver for many people in the Ellwood City area.  Margaret also was the manager of Daufen’s Bar and Grille for a year. She was a member of the Beaver…


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Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Paul Schuller, 86

Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Paul Schuller, 86, of Wayne Twp. passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017 in the Allegheny General Hospital. Mrs. Schuller was born on December 15, 1930 in Ellwood City to the late Gregorious and Mary Paul. She had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1948. Betty is a member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where she was the Sexton, choir member, music and worship chairperson. She is also a member of the Ladies Saxon Club Branch 32. Betty loved being a wife, mother, and grandmother, and enjoyed gardening, singing, and was an…


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Margaret “Marge” (Andino) Lombardi, 90

Mrs. Margaret “Marge” (Andino) Lombardi, 90, of Ellwood City passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in the Ellwood City Hospital. Mrs. Lombardi was born on December 1, 1926 in Beaver Falls to the late Pietro and Ortenzia Puteri Andino. Marge is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and the Christian Mothers of the Holy Redeemer Church. She had worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill, Armstrong Cork, Morini’s Grocery Store, Dom’s Grocery Store, and Romar Textile. She was also a member of the Opti Mrs. Club. Marge was a devoted wife, and a loving mother and grandmother….


Laureen D. DeCampli, 90

Mrs. Laureen D. DeCampli, 90, of Perry Twp. passed away at the residence of her son, Billy DeCampli in Zelienople on Tuesday evening, March 28, 2017. Mrs. DeCampli was born on January 16, 1927 in Beaver Falls to the late Charles Klear and Clara Gerwig Klear Steffler. Laureen grew up in Fombell on the farm of her loving step-father Bill Steffler and her mother. She graduated from Zelienople High School in 1944. She worked at the GC Murphy Company in Ellwood City. Laureen met her future husband, Nick, at the store when he asked her to help him choose Christmas…


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Patricia L. Harpold, 81

Patricia L. Harpold, 81, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the Ellwood City Hospital. Patty was born on January 8, 1936 in Ellwood City to the late James O. and Birdie M. Payne. She had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1953. Patty had worked as a cook for Conley’s Inn, Joe’s Family Restaurant, Grossman’s, Carsele’s, and Joyce’s Restaurant. She also had worked at the Ellwood City Knitting Mill. She loved animals, mainly cats, and enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Pete) McAndrew of Williamsport,…


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Edward J. Wyszomierski, 93

Mr. Edward J. Wyszomierski, 93, of Ellwood City, formerly of Beaver Falls, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in the Good Samaritan Hospice. Mr. Wyszomierski was born on May 11, 1923 in Beaver Falls to the late John and Genevieve Ksiazak Wyszomierski. He had graduated from Beaver Falls High School with the class of 1941, and attended the Gairfield Business School in Beaver Falls. Ed enlisted with the U.S. Army on January 26, 1943 and served with the Headquarters Company Student and Service Regiment Engineer School until his discharge on February 23, 1946 with the rank of Technical Sergeant….


Louis S. Froce, 94

Mr. Louis S. Froce, 94, of Ellwood City went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Mr. Froce was born on January 7, 1923 in Ellwood City to the late Antonio and Philomena Wolfe Froce. He enlisted with the U.S. army on March 17, 1943 and served with the 310th Signal Operation Battalion until his discharge on February 21, 1946 with the rank of Private First Class. He was awarded the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. He had worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel…


Samuel N. Ferrante

Samuel N. Ferrante passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Northview Estates, where he lived with his wife Minnie. They were married for 63 years and formally lived in Rock Dell. Sam was born on December 16, 1923 in Chewton, PA to the late Anthony and Lucy Tancreti Ferrante. After graduating from Lincoln High School in 1941, he served with honor and pride in the United States Navy Air Corp as airman 3rd class aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Franklin which was known as Big Ben “The ship that wouldn’t die.” Sam was proud to receive the Navy Air Medal…