Age 96, formerly of Hazelwood, died peacefully at her residence, Thursday, November 7, 2013. Dorothy was very active in community affairs serving as a District Committee woman, a Past State President of the American Legion Auxiliary, She retired from Federated Investors at age 75, volunteered at the VA Hospital in Oakland, and was a former owner of Ciaramella's Beer Garden. She was predeceased in death by her parents, John and Emilia Vitullo Ciaramella; and two brothers. She was the devoted wife of the late Regis Cusick, Jr. She is survived by her four children, Thomasina "Red" Monroe, Dorothy Barnishin (the late Tom), Michael (Carol) Cusick, Regis F. III (Judy) Cusick; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Friends received Thursday and Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the JOHN D. O'CONNOR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5106 Second Ave., Pgh., PA 15207, 412-521-8116, and again prior to the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Stephen's Parish Saturday at 10 a.m.
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