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James F. Pistella

James F. Pistella Obituary
James F. Pistella, 79, of Monroeville, formerly of Penn Hills, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of June and was preceded in death by wife Elizabeth; loving father of Karen (Greg) Manis, Tom (Barbara Jean) Pistella, John (Julie) Pistella and Jamie (David) Donkin; stepfather of Renee (John) Bumbaugh, Kristine Sommer and Michael Heiser; grandfather of Nicholas (Sarah) Manis, Elizabeth Manis, Matthew (Lyndsay) Pistella, Maggie and John Pistella, Sarah and Daniel Pistella, Olivia, Julia and Celia Donkin, John Eric and Kelsey Bumbaugh and Hannah and Allison Sommer; great-grandfather of Jordan, Zachary Manis and Arya Pistella; brother of Patricia (Donald) Adams; and brother-in-law of Bernadette Robey, Patricia Hammill, David (Peggy) Hammill and Wayne and Ralph Nicklaus. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and godchildren.
Friends were received at SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road), Penn Hills. A Mass of Christian burial was held at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Murrysville.
Donations may be made to ELHPHelps.com.
Published in Murrysville Star from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26, 2017
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