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Jean A. (Stitt) Casella

July 30, 1925 December 29, 2018
Jean A. (Stitt) Casella
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Obituary for Jean A. (Stitt) Casella

Jean A. (Stitt) Casella, 93, of Kiski Township, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at home.

Born July 30, 1925 in North Apollo, she was a daughter of the late Edward Leroy Stitt & Frances Caroline (Newton) Stitt.

Jean lived in the Apollo area all of her life, and was a 1943 graduate of Apollo High School. She worked for a time at Murphy’s Five and Dime in Vandergrift, and was a member of New Beginnings United Methodist Church, where she was active in church fundraisers. Jean was an original member of the first Girl Scout Troop in North Apollo, and she served as a Brownie Leader in Kiski Township as an adult.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Russell Casella, who passed away in 1975; brother, Herbert J. Stitt; and her sisters, Susan J. Marquardt & Frances C. Barto.

She is survived by her children, Jessi A. Casella of Apollo, Edward T. (Donna) Casella of Kiski Township, Calvin L. (Linda) Casella of Houston, PA; grandchildren, Natalie J. (Shad) Jaworskyj, Marla C. (Dan) Anthony, Matthew A. Casella, Ailena M. (Richard) Aikins all of Kiski Township, Cara D. (Levi) Steele of Washington Township; great grandchildren, Jonah Casella, Madison & Maycen Anthony, Finleigh Aikins; brother, Edward L. Stitt of North Apollo; sisters, Nina Gilfert of Leesburg, FL, Judy Bennett of Tucson, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. in the Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Sara Wrona officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo.

The family would like to offer a special thanks to Jean’s many caregivers over the years, especially close friend Mary Bash.


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Wednesday

2

Jan

2:00 PM 1/2/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/2/2019 4:00:00 PM
Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory

100 Owens View Avenue
Apollo, PA 15613

Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory
100 Owens View Avenue Apollo 15613 PA
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

2

Jan

6:00 PM 1/2/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/2/2019 8:00:00 PM
Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory

100 Owens View Avenue
Apollo, PA 15613

Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory
100 Owens View Avenue Apollo 15613 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

3

Jan

11:00 AM 1/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1/3/2019 11:30:00 AM
Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory

100 Owens View Avenue
Apollo, PA 15613

Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home & Crematory
100 Owens View Avenue Apollo 15613 PA
United States
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