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Albert M. "Cooky" Foglia

October 26, 1930 — November 20, 2023

Monessen

Albert M. "Cooky" Foglia, 93, of Monessen, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2023 in Residence at Hilltop, with his loving family by his side. He was born on October 26, 1930 in Charleroi, the son of the late Frank and Carmela (Troiano) Foglia. He was a member of Epiphany of our Lord Church, a graduate of Charleroi High School Class of 1948, a former member of the Monessen Elks and their golf league and the Italian Society of Mutual Aid. Cooky was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and was a season ticket holder with friends from way back in the Forbes Field days.  He served his country as a member of the United States Navy where he worked as an airplane engine mechanic and worked on the engines from the hurricane hunter planes. After leaving the Navy he began working at Rems Electric in Monessen and later for Van Beck Electric Supply in Charleroi for 55+ years. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Phyllis (Perotti) Foglia, son, Dave (Lisa) Foglia of North Huntingdon; daughter, Kelley (Robert) Reed of Monessen; granddaughter, Kendra Reed; grandson, Chase Foglia; sister-in-law, Carole Foglia of Monongahela and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers Joseph, Eugene, and Norman Foglia; two sisters, Helen Bosh and Eleanor Stanish. Friends will be received on Friday, November 24, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Services will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023 beginning at 9:00 am with a blessing service at the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 am at the Epiphany of our Lord Church, with Rev. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.

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Friday, November 24, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Blessing

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 25, 2023

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Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church

44 Pennsylvania Boulevard
Monessen, PA 15062

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