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Denise Marie (Nobile) DeNunzio

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Denise Marie (Nobile) DeNunzio, 55, of Jeannette and Bay Hill, Orlando, Florida, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her loving and devoted family. She fought a courageous and dignified battle with a brain tumor for over five years. Denise was born February 1, 1956, in Greensburg, a daughter of Enrico and Ruth Nobile of Greensburg. Denise was a 1974 graduate of Hempfield Area High School. She received her BS in Pharmacy from Duquesne University in 1979 and continued her education to earn her Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree in 1997. She was an active member of the Alpha Phi Sorority while at Duquesne. Denise was co-founder and co-owner of the DeNunzio's Italian Restaurants in Jeannette, Monroeville and Latrobe. She also was Director of Pharmacy at the former Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette. She was a highly respected professional by physicians, nurses, and patients at Monsour. Denise was an active member of the Ascension Church in Jeannette, the Board of Trustees for Valley School of Ligonier, as well as being the chairperson for their major fundraiser at the Laurel Valley Golf Club. She was also active in the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. In addition to her parents, Denise is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 27 years, Ron DeNunzio; her three cherished sons, Ronald, David, and Michael; her twin sister, Deborah Milito; brother David Nobile and wife Tina; her father-in-law and mother-in-law Tony M. DeNunzio Sr. and Marianne DeNunzio; brother-in-law Tony M. DeNunzio and wife Denise; sister-in-law Judy Lesniak and husband Stan and a brother-in-law Rick DeNunzio and wife Cathy. Also surviving are nieces and nephews, Anthony and Maria DeNunzio, Jennifer DeNunzio, Nicolas and Anthony Milito, David Nobile; an uncle Clarence Young Jr. and wife Marlene, of Georgia, an uncle Arthur Nobile and wife Lucille of Greensburg and numerous cousins. Denise was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Clarence and Ruth Young Baker, and paternal grandparents Rocco and Jennie Nobile. Denise was a devoted wife, dedicated mother, loving daughter, cherished twin and sister, godmother, aunt and special friend to many people. Her greatest pleasure in life was spending time with her loving family. Denise's family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Arnold Palmer Cancer Center Latrobe, the Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC, Pittsburgh, and the Excela Health Hospice, Greensburg. Family and friends will be received 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Ascension Church, 615 Division St., Jeannette. A funeral mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Tuesday with Fr. John M. Foriska and Fr. James Bump concelebrating. EVERYONE IS ASKED TO PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in the St. Clair Cemetery, Hempfield Twp. For those wishing to express their thoughts with floral arrangements, white flowers and angels are suggested. Memorial contributions may be made to the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association, 324 4th Street, Pittsburgh, PA. 15238, or the Valley School of Ligonier, PO Box 616, Ligonier, PA. 15658. The JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., Jeannette is entrusted with the arrangements.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from May 27 to May 29, 2011
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