YACOVIELLO, Julia Panella, 91, of Harmon Creek, Burgettstown, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday morning, June 28, 2013.
She was born on August 8, 1921 in Perrillo, Italy a daughter of the late Angelo and Catherine Impronto Panella and immigrated to the United States in 1930 when she was 8 years old.
She retired from the Burgettstown Area School District where she was a head baker and cook at the High School.
Her husband, Patsy Yacoviello, whom she married on April 16, 1941, preceded her in death on April 15, 2008.
Mrs. Yacoviello was an active member of the Burgettstown Senior Citizens Center where she and her husband delivered Meals on Wheels; a Parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in Burgettstown where she was a member of the Christian Mothers and Catholic Daughters Associations; and enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with her family.
Surviving are four sons, Gerald P. Yacoviello and wife Scarlett of Burgettstown, Richard J. Yacoviello and wife Carla of Frankfort Springs, Michael A. Yacoviello and wife Paulette of Steubenville, OH, and John M. Yacoviello and wife Lisa of Weirton, W.V.; 10 grandchildren, Scott Yacoviello and wife Julie, Richard Yacoviello II and wife Angela, Heather Shaffer and husband Darren, Robert Yacoviello and wife Sarah, Daniel Yacoviello and wife Judy, Jason, Jonathan, Joshua, Mario and Marc Yacoviello; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Florence Panella Crisi of Aliquippa and Margaret Cassiadoro of Weirton, W.V.; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are two brothers Nick and Armand Panella.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. in the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 1 at 10 a.m. in the Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. George Moneck, Pastor as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in the Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown.
If so desired, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Burgettstown Senior Citizens Association, 200 Senior Way, Burgettstown, PA 15021 and/or the Burgettstown Community Library, 2 Kerr St., Burgettstown, PA 15021.