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Olga (Dudra) Garofalo

August 8, 1920 — April 8, 2012

Olga (Dudra) Garofalo, 91, of Monessen, died Sunday, April 8, 2012 in Dunlevy Gardens.She was born in North Charleroi on August 8, 1920, the daughter of the late John Dudra and the late Eva Trembach Dudra. Olga grew up in North Charleroi and was a 1938 graduate of Charleroi High School. Prior to being married she had worked at Corning Glass. Olga moved to Monessen when she married her late husband, Gasper Garofalo. She was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church, Italian American Heritage Society, and loved to cook and bake.She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Gasper A. "Gary" and Deborah Garofalo of San Diego, CA, Robert J. and Cindy Garofalo of Monessen, four grandchildren, Kevin (Beth) Garofalo of San Diego, CA, Angela Garofalo of San Diego, CA, Tina (Brian) Solomon of Morgantown, WV, Robert J. "Rob" Garofalo Jr. of Monessen, two great grandchildren, Brayden and Giana Solomon, and by nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister Eva Yeager, and by two brothers John and Peter Dudra.Friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue Monessen, (724-684-8750). Services will be held on Friday, April 13, 2012, beginning with a 9:30 am Blessing in the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass in Epiphany of Our Lord R. C. Church. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.Condolences accepted for the family at

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