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Norma (Hafer) Scalise

September 24, 1923 — December 27, 2023

Monessen

Norma G. Scalise, 100, of Monessen, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 in Mon Valley Care Center. She was born on September 24, 1923 in Bedford, PA, the daughter of the late Fredrick and Nellie (Folmer) Hafer. She was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Church, Epiphany Ladies and a volunteer with the St. Vincent de Paul Society Store. She worked at the Midway Turnpike Howard Johnson's before moving to Monessen in 1943 where she then worked at J.C. Penney here in town. She is survived by her much loving family which include her daughter, Francine (Scalise) Donovan; two son-in-laws, Michael K. Donovan and Joseph  A. Markowski; Granddaughter, Heather Donovan Jones; Greatgrandchildren, Donovan Jones and Kaitlyn Jones; numerous nieces and nephews and their families and two treasured friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years Albert F. Scalise; beloved daughter, Gaynell (Scalise) Markowski, precious granddaughter Ellen Marie Markowski; brothers and sisters, Neville Hafer, Katherine "Sis" Lohr, Elizabeth "Betty" Shove, Robert "Buckshot" Hafer, Jack Hafer, Phylis Hafer and all of the deceased members of the Scalise family who embraced her from the moment that she moved to Monessen. Friends will be received Tuesday, January 2, 2024 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Services will begin on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at the funeral home with a blessing service beginning at 9:30 am followed by a Mass at 10:00 am, at Epiphany of our Lord Church with Rev. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Entombment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Epiphany of Our Lord Church 44 Pennsylvania Blvd. Monessen, PA 15062, St Vincent DePaul Society 1701 Grand Blvd, Monessen, PA 15062 or OSPTA Hospice 625 Lincoln Ave #207, North Charleroi, PA 15022.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2024

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Epiphany Ladies Prayer Service

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Blessing

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church

44 Pennsylvania Boulevard
Monessen, PA 15062

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