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Carol N. Best, 69, of Eastbrook Neshannock Falls Road, New Castle, died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at VNA Hospice in Butler.
She was born on Sept. 19, 1947, in Tarentum, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Ufemio Biagioni of Leechburg, Pennsylvania, and the late Rose (Gorelli) Biagioni.
She was married to Dennis J. Best on Dec. 9, 1972, and he survives in New Castle.
Mrs. Best was a flight attendant for American Airlines for a number of years. She then worked as a receptionist for Pennsylvanian State Police Commis-sioner James Barger.
Mrs. Best enjoyed hunting and fishing.
She appeared in videos for Leslie Sansone and taught spinning and aerobics. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by three children, Nadine O. Stevens and her husband, David, of West Palm Beach, Florida, Dennis J. Best II and his wife, Alisa, of Mercer and Jolene C. Thompson and her husband, Mitchell, of Del Ray Beach, Florida; a sister, Karen Zimmerman and her husband, Tim, of Leechburg, Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren, David Stevens, Lilly Stevens, Wyatt Best, Hunter Best and Gunnison Thompson.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the William F. and Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave., New Castle, from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Clawson Funeral and Cremation Center, 170 Main St., Leechburg, Pennsylvania, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Forks Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 253 Forks Church Road, Leechburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forks Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Pastor Randy Crum officiating.
Burial will be in the Forks Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery in Gilpin Township, Pennsylvania.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.williamroger-decarbo.com.
Published on May 24, 2017
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