Wilhemina (Gilotty) Mancinelli, 99, of Strabane Woods in Washington, formerly of Monessen, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 24, 2019. She was born on July 10, 1920 in Monessen, the daughter of the late Gabrielle "Charles" and Mary Grace (Pascuzzi) Gilotty. Wilhemina was a life long resident of Monessen and a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Church. She was an active member of the former St. Cajetan Rosary Altar Society and Christian Mothers. Wilhemina was an ardent homemaker. She loved to sew and would make beautiful Easter dresses for her daughters. Holidays at home were special because she spent weeks preparing a feast of Italian traditional dishes for the family. Thanks Mom for the wonderful holiday memories you gave us to cherish. Before her marriage, she worked at J C Penny as a department manager and later in the offices of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation in Monessen. She married Amerigo Mancinelli on May 5, 1946 and they were blessed with almost 52 years of marriage before his death on March 10, 1998. Left to cherish her memory are five daughters, Lorraine Koval and Bernice (John) Bonanno of Washington, PA, Marlene (Gus) McGrew of Monessen, Roslyn Mancinelli (Rick Smith) of Encinitas, CA, Joyce (Don) Brunner of Medina, OH; seven grandchildren, Vicky (Cary) Posey, Carrie (Jeremy) Richter, Chris Koval, Natalie (Michael) Chaido, Brian (Tiffany) Bonanno, Corey (Staci) Brunner, Kristin Brunner; a brother, Robert (Inez) Gilotty of Monessen; five great grandchildren, and by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Adeline Smith and husband Calvin, Evelyn Gilotty, three brothers and their wives, Jennings (Lillian) Gilotty, Richard (Janet) Gilotty, and Norman (Donna) Gilotty. Friends will be received in Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen, on Friday Dec. 27th from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm. Services will be held on Saturday Dec. 28th beginning with a 9:15 am Blessing in the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass in Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 44 Pennsylvania Blvd. Monessen. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Monessen. The family of Wilhemina would like to thank the amazing staff at Strabane Woods for providing excellent care and also "365" Hospice for the personal care and attention they administered. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.
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