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Rose Marie "Ruby" (Franks) Pezzelle

May 20, 1932 ~ July 6, 2019 (age 87)


Rose Marie "Ruby" Pezzelle, 87, of Monessen, passed away on Saturday July 6, 2019 in Hallsworth House. She was born on May 20, 1932 in Monessen, the daughter of the late Anthony and Lydia (Jacobson) Franks. Ruby was a lifelong resident of Monessen and a 1950 graduate of Monessen High School. She had worked for the Valley Independent and later for the Area Agency on Aging at the former Mon Valley Health Center. She was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Church and was an avid card player, having enjoyed playing with all her girl friends for over 40 years. Surviving are her two sons, Bruce Pezzelle of Monessen and Michael Pezzelle of Lake Worth, FL; four grandchildren, Ashley, Anthony, Alexis, and Adam Pezzelle; two great grandchildren, Aurora and Apollo; three sisters, June DeMarco, Betty Ann Rubachko, Marge White; and by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Bruce B. Pezzelle, and by a sister Toni Selby. As per Ruby's request, there will be no public visitation. Everyone is invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Tuesday July 9, 2019 at 10:00 am in Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 44 Pennsylvania Blvd. Monessen, with Rev. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Monessen. Condolences accepted for the family at

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July 9, 2019

Time: TBD
Grandview Cemetery Mausoleum`
1528 Leeds Ave.
Monessen, PA 15062

Funeral Mass
July 9, 2019

10:00 AM
Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church
44 Pennsylvania Blvd.
Monessen, PA 15062

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