Lillian DeMarino, 82, formerly of Monessen, Pa., died Monday, Sept. 24, 2007
in the Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh.
She was born in Monessen on March 27, 1925, the daughter of the late Annibale
and Candida Prioreschi Giannini.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Elliott Sanft
of Wexford, Pa. Maria and Michael Bachuchin of Chesterton, Ind., Amy and Rick
Hartman of McCandless Twp. Pa.; three grandchildren, Liza Barbour and husband
Trey, Leah Sanft, and Samantha Hartman; a sister, Leona G. Kuhn of Belle
Vernon, and by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Daniel
D. DeMarino, three brothers, Roland, Baldo, and Angelo “Sonny” Giannini, and
two sisters, Rose Sabol and Gerry Elyanich.
Mrs. DeMarino was a 1943 graduate of Monessen High School and a graduate of
the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at the
former Charleroi-Monessen Hospital and Monongahela Valley Hospital Inc. Mrs.
DeMarino was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord R. C. Church, Catholic
Daughters of America Court 776, Mon Valley Nurses Association,
Italian-American Heritage Society and Sokols USA.
Services will be held on Thursday Sept. 27, beginning with a 9:30 a.m.
blessing in the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass in Epiphany
of Our Lord R. C. Church. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2
to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home, Inc., 441 Reed
Avenue, Monessen, phone (724)-684-8750. Condolences accepted for the family