Iola “Yollie” Bertagna Filauri, 95, of Beaver Falls, died Monday, October 10, 2016, at Providence Care Center.
Born June 18, 1921, in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Bertha (Buzzelli) Bertagna. She was a member of St. Monica Parish, a Christian Mother, past president, co-president, secretary and a CCD Teacher.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roman R. “Romie” Filauri; brother, Dale Bertagna, and sister, Hilda Ferrigno.
Surviving are four sons and daughters-in-law, Roman A. and Teri Filauri, Robert P. and Marilyn Filauri, Alfred J. and Julie Filauri, and Mark D. and Julie Filauri; daughter and son-in-law, Leslie Ann and Edward Ricci; thirteen grandchildren, Stephen and Joyce Filauri, Elizabeth Filauri, Mark Filauri, Christopher and Robin Filauri, Jennifer Filauri, Lauren and Kailin Keegan, Joshua Filauri, Samantha Ricci, Robbie Filauri, Michael Filauri, Nicolina Ricci and Isabella Ricci; two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Khloe, and many nieces and nephews.
As per Yollie’s wishes, there will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial Thursday at 12 p.m. at St. Monica Parish, Chippewa, 116 Thorndale Drive. Father Kim Schreck will officiate.
Entombment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., www.gabauerluttonfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to thank the second floor nurses of Providence Care Center.
The family requests that any memorial contributions, if so desired, be made in Yollie’s name to McGuire Home, 2119 Mercer Road, New Brighton, Pa. 15066.
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