Phyllis DiGiacinto

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Phyllis DiGiacinto

Phyllis A. DiGiacinto, 83 of Follansbee, WV, died peacefully on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at home surrounded by her devoted family.

Born on November 19, 1934 in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Philip and Catherine (Kenefick) Crossan.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Patrick “Patsy” DiGiacinto.

She graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central and her first job was as a front desk clerk at the Fort Steuben Hotel and later worked as a cook at the former Anchor Room in Follansbee, WV. Phyllis was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Follansbee, WV.

Five children, Patrick (Diane) DiGiacinto, Follansbee, WV; Cathy (Glenn) Hanick, FL; Mark DiGiacinto and Debbie Kaul, P.J. DiGiacinto, and Leslie DiGiacinto all of Follansbee, WV; one sister, Linda (Bill) Gesheider of Florida, and two brothers, Thomas Crossan of California and Terrance (Pisin) Crossan of Florida; eight grandchildren, Michael and Rick Casini, Meghan DiGiacinto, Linnie and Leslie Biondillo, Marci (Jason) Jeter, Kristin (David) DiGiacinto-Stein, and Michelle (Josh) Iams, seven great-grandchildren, Sophia and James Patrick “JP” Wilkerson, Keilana and Kameran Saunders, Jayla, Carmelo, and Jazell Jeter survive.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV with vigil services at 7:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church at 1017 Jefferson St. Follansbee, WV with the Rev. Fr. Cody Ford and Rev. Msgr. Paul Hudock as con-celebrants.

Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.

Phyllis’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the staff at Amedysis Hospice and to Cindy and Tammy Johnson for their dedicated care to their mother.

Condolences may be sent to: www.mullen