Articles by Teolis Funeral Home

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Patricia A. Cable-Perkins, 75

Mrs. Patricia A. Cable-Perkins, 75, of Slippery Rock Twp. passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 in the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Patricia was born on April 16, 1942 in New Castle to the late Jim W. and Margaret T. Hollschwander Cable. She is a member of the3 Lincoln High School class of 1960, and the Harmony Baptist Church. She had worked at Alloy in New Castle, National Plumbing, and Netco in the accounting and human resources departments. Patty enjoyed bowling and traveling. She is survived by her sister, Cathy (David) Cable-DeHaven of Greer, SC, her brother James (Carole) Cable of…


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Pauline Christie, 105

Mrs. Pauline Christie, 105, formerly of Ellport passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Katera’s Kove. Mrs. Christie was born on March 30, 1912 in Wampum to the late Frank and Rose Pastin Wilson. She had graduated from the New Castle Business School and the Beaver Falls School of Beauty. Pauline was the owner and operator of Pauline Christie’s Beauty Shop in Ellport for many years. She enjoyed playing the organ and piano to the delight of many people. For many years she was member of the First United Methodist Church. She also was a member and past president of the Eagles…


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Robert L. Clark, 92

Mr. Robert L. Clark, 92, formerly of Shenango Twp. passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Countryside Nursing Home in Mercer. Mr. Clark was born on July 6, 1925 in Warriors Mark, Pa to the late Harold F. and Marion F. Maines Clark. He had attended the Warriors Mark High School, and served with the U.S. Navy from October 27, 1943 until February 14, 1946 as a Seaman First Class. He was awarded the Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Stars, the American Theater Ribbon, the Victory Medal, and the Philippine Liberation Star. Robert had worked at the Shenango High School as a…


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Juliet (Julie) Marie Plavecsky, 88

Mrs. Juliet (Julie) Marie Ottobre Plavecsky, 88, of Ellwood City passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in her residence. She was born on July 8, 1929 to the late Luigi and Catherine Loccisano Ottobre in Ellwood City. Julie was a graduate of Lincoln High School class of 1947 and was employed at the former Ellwood City Knitting Mill and the former Mattress Plant. Julie was a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and was also a member of the church choir where she sang for Sunday mass and for funerals. Julie and her husband Paul were recipients of the…


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Anna Fresca, 79

Mrs. Anna Fresca, 79, of Ellwood City passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in the Grove at Harmony. Anna was born on December 27, 1937 in Ellwood City to the late Ralph and Mary S. Pucci Annarumo. She had graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955 and was a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. A home maker, Anna enjoyed playing bingo. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carmen Fresca in 1994, and her companion Edward L. “Abe” Cortez, Jr. in 2011. As per Anna’s request there will not be a public visitation or service. Interment…


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Rosetta Chontos, 87

Mrs. Rosetta Chontos, 87, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 2, 2017 in the Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, MD. Mrs. Chontos was born on February 13, 1930 in Ellwood City to the late Domenico and Louise M. Noschese Recce. Rosetta graduated from  Lincoln High School with the class of 1948. She had worked at the Ellwood City Hospital for many years as a nurses aide. She is also a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and the Christian Mothers of the Holy Redeemer Parish, along with the Corona D’Italia. She enjoyed cake decorating, cooking, reading and…


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Harry C. Boots, Jr., 79

Mr. Harry C. Boots, Jr., 79, of Ellwood City passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2017 at the Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Beaver Falls. Mr. Boots was born in Ellwood City on July 17, 1937 to the late Harry and Rosalie Boots. He was a self employed eighteen wheeler. He also worked as a heavy equipment operator for several local companies. Harry also enjoyed farming, growing vegetables and flowers. He especially enjoyed cooking the fresh vegetables as well as fresh turkey and sausage. Harry was a member of the Son of Italy, the VFW, the Hungarian Club,…


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George A. Veres, 80

Mr. George A. Veres, 80, of Franklin Twp. passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017 in the Good Samaritan Hospice. Mr. Veres was born on May 12, 1937 to the late Denes and Margaret Falcsik Veres. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1956, and the Holy Redeemer Parish. George served with the U.S. Army, partially in Korea, from 1956 until his discharge in 1960 with the 1St Cavalry Division. He then had worked for the Ellwood City Ledger for 46 years as a printer having retired in 2005. George is also a member of the Hungarian Club,…


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Mrs. Kathleen M. Thompson, 85

Mrs. Kathleen M. Thompson, 85, formerly of North Sewickley Twp. passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017 in the Passavant Retirement Community. Mrs. Thompson was born on November 1, 1931 in Ellwood City to the late Michael and Margaret Dabranski Lasky. Kathleen is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1949, and the First Church of God in Franklin Twp.. She also was an avid bingo player. She is survived by her daughter Brenda Thompson of Ellport, her sons Bill (Kathy) Thompson of Gettysburg, Tom (Cindy) Thompson of Ellwood City, and Mike (Lynn) Thompson of Baltimore, her 11…


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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…