Articles by Teolis Funeral Home

Shawnaann Renee Kaufman, 32

Shawnaann Renee Kaufman, 32, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 in the Ellwood City Hospital Emergency Room. Shawnaann was born on June 22, 1983 in Ellwood City to DeAnn Kaufman Reese. She had attended both Lincoln and Riverside High School. A home maker, she enjoyed cooking and the outdoors. She is survived by her mother and step-father DeAnn and Donald Reese of Jacksonville, Fla., her two daughters, Hazen and Harlee Anderson of Beaver Falls, her son, Kamoren Kaufman of Jacksonville, Fla., her sister, Dezra Kaufman of Ellwood City, her brother, Brent Hill of Ellwood City,…


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Marianne Jubach, 94

Marianne Jubach, 94, of Ellwood City passed away on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in the Northview Estates. Jubach was born on Jan. 2, 1921 in Munich, Germany to the late Sabastian and Maria Kohler Winterer, Sr. She had graduated from high school and business school in Europe. Marianne worked at the Ellwood City Area Public Library as an aide for 13 years. She is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and the Christian Mothers of the parish. She also is a member of the Ellwood City Woman’s Club, the Golden Agers and the Opti-Mrs. Club. She enjoyed playing cards…


Charles C. “Chuck” Landolfi

Charles C. “Chuck” Landolfi, 68, of Ellwood City went to be with his loving savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 surrounded by his loving family and “The Boys.” Chuck was born on April 14, 1947 in Ellwood City to the late Dominick L. and Angela “Lena” Adamo Landolfi. Chuck graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1965 and was the first athlete from Lincoln High School to have his football jersey number retired. Chuck wore the number 48 while playing for the Fighting Wolverines. Chuck still holds many of the schools football rushing records. He was…


David L. Biddle, 73

David L. Biddle, 73, of North Sewickley Twp. passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in his residence with his loving family at his bedside. Mr. Biddle was born on Aug. 29, 1942 in Ellwood City to the late Galen Biddle, Sr. and Hazel Alben Biddle. Dave had worked for over thirty years as a heavy equipment mechanic for the Eichley Corp. in Pittsburgh. He also was the owner and operator of D&P Sales where he made customized caps and campers for pickup trucks. Dave enjoyed hunting, fishing, being at his camp in Pymatuning, and most of all spending time…


Donald R. Wymer, Jr., 54

Donald R. Wymer, Jr., 54, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 in his residence. Donald was born on Oct. 26, 1960 in Ellwood City to the late Donald R. Wymer, Sr. and Nancy R. Kennedy Britton of Ellwood City. He had worked for the Southern Corrosion Co. painting water towers, and later for Wood Floor Designs as an installer. Donald is survived by his mother, his wife, Terri Gallagher Wymer, his two sons, Joshua M. Wymer, and Donald R. Wymer III, both of Ellport, his grandson, his sister, Laura (Kelly) Brownfield of Virginia, and his…


Robert M. “Bob” Hozick, 54

Robert M. “Bob” Hozick, 54, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 in his residence. Bob was born on Nov. 28, 1960 in New Castle to the late Robert J. Hozick and Helen Louise Rychlicki Hozick of Chewton. Bob is a member of the Shenango High School class of 1978, and the Holy Redeemer Parish. He had worked for the Ellwood City Forge for many years , and then with North American Forge Masters in New Castle for several years as a forging supervisor. He is also a member of the Polish White Eagles in Chewton….


Evelyn Loretta Manzetti, 94

Evelyn Loretta Manzetti, 94, of Franklin Twp. passed away on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 at the Passavant Retirement Community. Evelyn was born on Jan. 20, 1921 in Koppel to the late Angelo and Genevive Ferino Docchio. She is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parrish. She had worked at the Armstrong Cork in Beaver Falls, Gaylords Paper Mill in Beaver Falls and from the age 59 to 73 she was the owner and operator of Manzetti’s Candies and Pastries in Beaver Falls. She enjoyed baking, cooking and crocheting. Evelyn is survived by her husband, John A. Manzetti whom she married…


Jerome J. “Jerry” Cowan, 81

Jerome J. “Jerry” Cowan, 81, of Slippery Rock Twp. passed away on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 in the Carriage Court assisted living facility. Mr. Cowan was born on April 20, 1934 in Ellwood City to the late Wilbert and Fay G. Gallaher Cowan. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1952, where he had played football and baseball. Mr. Cowan enlisted with the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 24, 1954 and served with the 497th Recon Tech Squadron until his discharge on Oct. 8, 1957. He had been awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Good…


Joseph B. Bellissimo, Sr., 89

Joseph B. Bellissimo, Sr., 89, of Hershey, Pa., formerly of Ellwood City and Pittsburgh, died on Sept. 25, 2015. Born July 17, 1926 in Derry, Pa., he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Antoinette Cosentino Bellissimo. Mr. Bellissimo graduated in 1944 from Lincoln High School, Ellwood City and attended music schools in Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Julliard Conservatory of Music in New York City. He was a member of the French horn section of the West point Army Orchestra. He played as a member of the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra and principle French horn with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra….


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Joseph M. DiFrischia, 80

Joseph M. DiFrischia, 80, of Chippewa Twp. peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 in his residence surrounded by his loving family. DiFrischia was born on July 28, 1935 in Fombell to the late Dominic and Margaret Williams DiFrischia. Joe had served with the U.S. Army from Nov. 27, 1953 until his discharge on Nov. 9, 1956. He had served in Germany during the Korean War Era as an equipment repairman. Following his service with the Army, Joe worked at the Babcock and Wilcox Steel Mill in Beaver Falls as a spell hand in the extrusion department for 35…