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Olga "Dolly" V. (Ellin) Cieply

July 12, 1931 — May 24, 2022

Olga "Dolly"  Cieply, 90, of Burlington NC  formerly of Monessen, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro North Carolina. She was born in Monessen July 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Charles Ellin  and Dorothy (Leavor) Ellin. Dolly moved to Burlington, N.C. in May 2021, to be closer to her daughter, Marcy. She was a member of Epiphany of our Lord Roman Catholic Church. She was a very active member of the Epiphany Ladies and Catholic Daughters of America where she cooked and was on many committees. She first was employed by G.C. Murphy, Sears Catalog and Fox Grocery which later became Supervalu where she worked for 26 years and later retired.  After retiring she became very active in church activities, plus helping make halushki and perogies. She graduated from Monessen High School with the class of 1949. She helped plan and organize all of their class reunions. Her favorite pastime was playing cards twice a week with her card club of over 60 years and also bingo at her complex. She also enjoyed her new toy the Kindle Fire where she kept in touch with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and She enjoyed traveling to visit with family throughout the U.S. She is survived by her daughter Marcy (Rob) Lazzari of Burlington, NC;  two sons John M. (Dori Hrebenar) Cieply of Miami, FL, David A. (Shauna Elder) Cieply of Cumming, GA; Nine grandchildren, Ashlee (Alexis) Aleman, Alyson (Yessid) Arroyave, Kristina (Chris) Oliver, Robbie (Liz) Lazzari, Laura (Jobal) Baldwin, D.J. (Jessie) Cieply, Lincoln (Camila) Cieply, Luke (Cate) Cieply, Jake Cieply; Eleven Great Grandchildren, Jett & Cooper Aleman, Elijah, Nova, and Oliver Baldwin; Isla & Elle Arroyave, Liam Oliver, Adley & Atticus Cieply , Lena Lazzari,  3 additional Great Grandchildren are to be born before 2023  and by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of sixty one and a half years John Cieply who died October 20, 2011; an infant daughter, baby girl Cieply; brother Charles Ellin and sister Alice Marie Frolo. Friends will be received on Tuesday May 31 from 2pm to 4pm and from 6pm to 8pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Services will be held on Wednesday beginning with a blessing service in the funeral home at 9:30 am followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 am in the Epiphany of our Lord Church , with Rev. Fr. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, Monessen. The Epiphany Ladies and Catholic Daughters of America Prayer Services will be held on Tuesday at 3pm.

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Epiphany Ladies & C.D. of A. Prayer Service

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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Monessen, PA 15062

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Blessing

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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Monessen, PA 15062

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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