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 Teresa Fracasso

Teresa Fracasso

Birth
Fontechiari, Provincia di Frosinone, Lazio, Italy
Death 18 Mar 2017 (aged 93)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 177500903 · View Source
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Teresa Fracasso, 93, of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Born May 24, 1923, in Fontechiari, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Santo Pennacchia and Clementine Maola Pennacchia. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Giuseppe Fracasso; son, Denizio Fracasso; daughter, Olga Fracasso; brother, Loreto Pennacchia and sister, Benedetta Longo.

Teresa was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who dedicated her life to the well-being of her family and those around her. Known by all for her spectacular cooking, she generously spread her delicious treats to her neighbors, friends, and often strangers. For many years she tended her abundant garden, made homemade wine, and prepared sausages, sauces, breads, cheeses, pastas, and cookies from scratch. Teresa was an avid bunco player, who for years enjoyed being a member of a neighborhood club called the "Pink Squirrels." She was also talented at crocheting, and enjoyed making things for friends and family. Teresa never met a stranger, and was loved instantly by any who met her. She will be remembered for her generosity, strength, and lively nature.
She is survived by her sons Luigi "Gino" (Mary Catherine) of West Bloomfield, MI; Dario (Mary Jo) Fracasso, and Enzo (Beth) Fracasso , both of Weirton; six grandchildren David, Michael, Melissa, Michelle and Sara Fracasso, Brittany (Barry) Adams; five great grandchildren Nicholas, Kyleb, Ethan, Alyssa and Stella; God daughter Lisa (Jim) Layton.

Visitation will be held Monday 4-8 PM at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Tuesday at St. Paul Church, 140 Walnut Street, Weirton. Reverend Father Larry Dorsch will officiate. Interment will follow at Saint Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to UPMC Mercy Trauma and Burn Center, UPMC Mercy Professional Bldg., 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. The entire staff was so kind to Teresa, and her family is deeply grateful.
Share tributes at www.grecohertnick.com. 304-748-3219


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  • Created by: LMB
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177500903
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Teresa Fracasso (24 May 1923–18 Mar 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177500903, citing Saint Paul Catholic Cemetery, Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by LMB (contributor 47105074) .