NANTY GLO — DeYULIS – Alma M., 94, Nanty Glo, passed away Jan. 21, 2014, at home. Born May 17, 1919, in Clarence, daughter of the late Antonio and Catherine (Pezzin) Schirato. Preceded in death by husband, Anthony; children, Mario, Louise and Diane; siblings, Loretta, Mario, Aldo, Ida and Anthony; and son-in-law, Richard DeSantis. Survived by children, Francis (Susan) DeYulis, Madeline (William) Cox, Nancy DeSantis, Elaine (Ernest) Sekerak, Mary (Daniel) Llewellyn and Christine (Kenneth) Robinson; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Antoinette (Don) Hunter; and daughter-in-law, Kathleen DeYulis; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Nanty Glo. Alma was famous for her Italian cooking and enjoyed spending time with all of her children and grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, the Rev. Leonard Voytek, celebrant. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alma’s memory may be made to Conemaugh Hospice. A special thank you to Conemaugh Palliative Care Unit for their excellent care and compassion.
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