Janet (DeBona) Frishman

Janet (DeBona) Frishman

June 02, 1942 - June 15, 2024

Janet (DeBona) Frishman

June 02, 1942 - June 15, 2024


Janet (DeBona) Frishman, 82, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.

Born on June 2, 1942, in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late Alfonso J. and Anna Marie (Sladavic) DeBona.

Janet retired following 30 years of service from Electrolux, working her way up from door-to-door sales, Branch Manager, as well as District Manager; where she traveled all over the Pittsburgh Region, Western PA, Ohio, and West Virginia to serve her faithful customers.  She was incredibly proud of her children, often talking about them with her circle of friends.  Janet supported her grandson as a Diplomat at the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, helping raise money for diabetes research.  A favorite pastime of Janet’s was playing cards with her card club friends both in Pittsburgh and Altoona and created long lasting friendships from those great groups of friends.  Janet enjoyed spending time with her family at the beach, especially Hilton Head Island, attending all the extended family’s sporting events, and the traditional meals she cooked with her kids for the holidays.

She is survived by her twin children; son, Scott Frishman and his wife Paula (Dillig); daughter, Lisa (Frishman) Treese and her husband, Craig; grandsons, Tyler, Dylan, and Zachary Treese; a sister-in-law, Eunice Frishman Barrett; brother-in-law, Edward Stedina; five nieces, two nephews, numerous great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews; and many friends.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her sisters, Marlene (DeBona) Fubio and her husband Anthony and Regina Stedina; and a brother, Robert DeBona.

Friends will be received on Friday, June 21st from 10AM until time of departing prayers at 11:30AM at the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Chippewa Twp., 117 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held following visitation at 12 Noon at St. Monica Church of St. Augustine Parish, 116 Thorndale Dr., Beaver Falls, PA 15010.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in her memory to the Shadyside Hospital Foundation by completing the online form https://shadysidehospitalfoundation.org/donate/ or mailing a check to 532 S. Aiken Avenue, Suite 302, Pittsburgh PA 15232. All memorial gifts will be used to support nurses at UPMC Shadyside.


  • Date & Time: June 21, 2024 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
  • Venue: Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
  • Location: 117 Blackhawk Rd Beaver Falls, PA 15010 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (724) 846-4500

Mass of Christian Burial

  • Date & Time: June 21, 2024 (12:00 PM)
  • Venue: St. Monica Roman Church Of St. Augustine Parish
  • Location: 116 Thorndale Drive Beaver Falls, PA 15010 - (Get Directions)

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6 responses to Janet (DeBona) Frishman

  1. Condolences to Jans’s family. I knew her as a fun and enjoyable person. Bob Reffner

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