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Esther R. (Rossa) Fontanella

Born: Mon., Dec. 4, 1922
Died: Sun., Apr. 12, 2015

Memorial Mass

Thu., Apr. 16, 2015
Location: St. Thomas Catholic Church


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Apr. 16, 2015
Location: St. Thomas Catholic Church

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Esther R. Fontanella 92, Ashville, formerly of Tippletown, died April 12, 2015. Born December 4, 1922 in Emeigh,  daughter of the late Candido and Angelina (Bortot) Rossa. Preceded in death by husband, Mario T. “Skuck” on August 25, 2007, son Raymond and his wife, the former Rose Ivory, sisters: Jennie Venturini, Louise DiNapoli, Mary Stoehr, and Albina Fontanella, and brother Angelo. Survived by children:

John (Patty Dietrich)          Dysart

Betty Hanlon (John)           Ashville

Denny (Ginny Basal)       R.D. Dysart

Randy (Diane Garman)     New Cumberland

13 grandchildren    17 great grandchildren

Sister: Nellie Bernazzoli                Coupon

And numerous nieces and nephews. Esther enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Former member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Frugality. At the request of the deceased there will be no viewing. Friends will be received from 10:00 Am until time of Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, Rev. Robert Reese, Celebrant. Committal, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, PA in Esther’s memory. Arrangements in charge of Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville, PA 16613. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com


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Paul & Paula Warfield
   Posted Tue April 14, 2015
Betty, John and family

So sorry for your loss. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ella Conigy
   Posted Wed April 15, 2015
Betty, John and family,
Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything I can do please call.
God Bless You All,
Ella (Gaida) Conigy

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