Articles by Teolis Funeral Home

No Picture

Dan B. Hawke, 65

Dan B. Hawke, 65, of Koppel passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in his residence. Dan was born on April 23, 1952 in Fombell to the late Arthur J. and Jean Matthews Hawke.  He is a member of the Riverside High School class of 1970. Dan served with the U.S. Air Force  February 12, 1971 until his discharge on February 10, 1978.  He than worked at Tex Oil and Gas and Marathon Oil in Texas than at Trader Horn. Dan enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Hawke is survived by his wife, Janice M. Dickson…


No Picture

Margaret L. Lutz, 89

Mrs. Margaret L. Lutz, 89, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in the Wexford Healthcare Center. Mrs. Lutz was born on February 20, 1928 in Ellwood City to the late James and Marie Durbin Coast. She had attended Lincoln High School, and was a member of the United Free Methodist Church in Ellwood City. She is survived by her sons, Bernard (Patty) Lutz of Portersville, and Ralph (Kathleen) Lutz of Ellwood City, her 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and her daughter-in-law, Marsha Lutz of Slippery Rock, Pa. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband…


No Picture

Robert T. Yanke, Jr., 70

Robert T. Yanke, Jr., 70, of Ellwood City passed away on Wednesday, June 21-2017 in his residence. Robert was born on November 23, 1946 in McKees Rocks to the late Robert T. Yanke, Sr. and Gertrude Hufnagel Yanke of McKees Rocks.  He served with the U.S. Army December 7, 1967 until his discharge on December 5, 1969 with the Company D 7th Engineering Battalion Fifth United States Army. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, and Vietnam Campaign Medal. He then worked as a maintenance supervisor for Envirotrol in Darlington for 33 years….


No Picture

Ralph L. Stoyanoff, 53

Ralph L. Stoyanoff, 53, of Perry Twp. Passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in his residence. Ralph was born on January 26, 1964 in Ellwood City to the late James Stoyanoff and Octavia Conforti Stoyanoff of Ellport. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1982 and the Holy Redeemer Parish. Ralph served with the U.S. Army from 1984 until his discharge in 2007 with the rank of Staff Sgt.. He served in Desert Storm, Korea, Germany and Iraq. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Army Accommodation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Drivers Badge, and Expert…


No Picture

Isabelle “Izzie” N. Catarcio, 98

Mrs. Isabelle “Izzie” N. Catarcio, 98, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in the Carriage Manor Personnel Care Home. Mrs. Catarcio was born on November 17, 1918 in Beaver Falls to the late Louis and Theresa Chiapetta Muoio. She had attended the Beaver Falls High School. Isabelle worked at Dust Proof Manufacturing in Ellwood City as a seamstress for 20 years. She is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and the Christian Mothers of the Holy Redeemer Parish. She also belonged to the Golden Agers, and was a long time volunteer at the Holy Redeemer…


No Picture

Ann Ferruchie, 92

Mrs. Ann Ferruchie, 92, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Banner Medical Center in Casa Grande, Arizona. Mrs. Ferruchie was born on September 12, 1924 in Ellwood City to the late Frank and Anna Zollum Tukalo. Ann had attended Lincoln High School, and is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Gene) Foster of Casa Grande, AZ, her son Christopher (Donna) Ferruchie of Ellwood City, her grandchildren, Vinny (Jennifer) Rossolillo, Christopher (Kristen) Ferruchie, and Carlee (Roy) Raven, her great-grandchildren Nicholas (Casey) Rossolillo, Alexandra Rossolillo, and Nellie Ann…


No Picture

Bradley Neil Beachem, 46

Bradley Neil Beachem, 46, of New Castle died unexpectedly May 23, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born October 20, 1970 in Ellwood City to the late James D. and Susan L. Gallaher-Beachem. He attended Lincoln High School in Ellwood City. He graduated from Butler Beauty Academy in 1992. Brad was a top notch Hairstylist. He had many talents, loved to cook, and dabble in interior decorating, gardening, and bird watching. Everyone loved his witty sense of humor and his kind, generous, caring soul. He truly was a loving son, brother, nephew, cousin, uncle, life partner, and friend. Bradley Neil, you…


No Picture

Rose G. Nocera, 85

Mrs. Rose G. Nocera, 85, of North Sewickley Twp. passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in the UPMC Passavant Hospital. Mrs. Nocera was born on August 12, 1931 in Ellwood City to the late Joseph L. and Mary Strobel Petrak. She is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1949, and the Holy Redeemer Parish. A homemaker, Rose enjoyed working on her family’s farm, and watching sports. Rose is survived by her daughters Ann (John) Clendening of Drexelhill, Pa, Christina (Regis) Winniewicz of Ross Twp., and Noelle Nocera of West Chester, Pa, her sons, Anthony (Laurie) Nocera…


No Picture

Joseph F. Cucunato, 93

Mr. Joseph F. Cucunato, 93, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at his residence in Cullman, Alabama. Mr. Cucunato was born on April 21, 1924 in Richwood, West Virginia to the late Luigi and Josephine DeMasse Cucunato. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1942.  He enlisted with the U.S. Army on March 11, 1943 and served with the Headquarter Company 2nd Battalion 109th Infantry Division until his discharge on July 20, 1945 with the rank of Private First Class. He was awarded the Purple Heart for being wounded on August 8, 1944…


No Picture

Alice J. Piper, 87

Mrs. Alice J. Piper, 87, formerly of Franklin Twp. passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. Mary’s at Asbury Ridge in Erie, Pa. Mrs. Piper was born on August 22, 1929 in Ellwood City to the late George and Jeanette Creese. She graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1947. Alice had worked at the Knox United Presbyterian Church and later at the Calvin Presbyterian Church as a secretary. She was a member of the Franklin Twp. Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and the Beaver County Fire Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing cards, traveling, and crocheting. Mrs. Piper is…