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Mary C. Fello


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Mary C. Fello Obituary
Mary C. (Widenhofer) Fello, 94, of Point Breeze, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home Friday, May 11, 2018. She was the beloved wife for 56 years of the late Angelo P. Fello; loving mother of Joseph (Karen) Fello, Maryanne (Lea) Fello, Carolyn (Joseph Worsk) Miller and Robert (Jo Ann) Fello; sister of Ethelreda Welter and Eugene Widenhofer; grandmother of Joseph, Stephanie, Blaise, Hilary, Mary Catherine, Dale, Nicole, Robert, Francesca and William; great-grandmother of Dylan, Nicole, Christina, Angelo and Asa; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was born in 1924 in Great Belt (Butler), Pa. She graduated with her RN from St. Francis School of Nursing in 1944 as part of the Cadet Nurse Corps of the Army. For over 40 years, she worked as an RN at St. Francis General Hospital in labor and delivery, rehabilitation and the "Short Stay" department. In 1980, she graduated with a BA degree from La Roche College. Mary was a lifetime parishioner of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church of St. Charles Lwanga Parish. She became an Associate of the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1985. In 2012, she received the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service for her 17 years of volunteer work at Forbes Hospice. Mary loved cooking and baking, and was an avid knitter. She was known for her pie crust recipe and her autumn canning of tomatoes and peaches. Above all, Mary unconditionally loved her children and their spouses, her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren.
Friends and family will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at MAURICE L. KNEE LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Road (across from S&T Bank), Plum, PA 15239. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church, Penn Hills. Interment will follow in Allegheny Cemetery, Lawrenceville.
If desired and in lieu of flowers, the Fello family suggest memorials to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 1020 State St., Baden, PA 15005. or to Orphans of the Storm, P.O. Box 838, Kittanning, PA 16201, or St. Charles Lwanga Parish, 7114 Kelly St., Pittsburgh, PA 15208.
Published in Trib Total Media, online only from May 15 to May 16, 2018
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