Donna J. Petrella

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Donna J. Petrella

July 16, 1960 - February 12, 2019

Donna J. Petrella Donna J. Petrella, 58, of New Castle passed away at home after battling a long illness.
Donna was born on July 16, 1960, in New Castle to the late Joseph and Anne Devincentis Petrella.
Ms. Petrella is survived by her loving sister, Brenda Cassidy, and was a beloved aunt to Ryan and Steven Cassidy, who were the pride and joy of her life.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Church, 1111 S. Cascade Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16101. The Rev. Victor Molka will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to honor Donna's life to the New Castle Food Pantries located at Salvation Army, 240 W. Grant St., New Castle, Pa. 16101; His Hands Ministries by contacting the Rev. Ricky Nelson at (724) 651-9844; or Lawrence County Community Action Partnership at (724) 658-7258.
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Published on February 13, 2019
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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday February 16, 2019

10:00 AM

St. Joseph's Church

1111 South Cascade Street, New Castle, PA, USA


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Jodi Pandolfi-Maccini and family
Feb 25, 2019
Although I have not seen Donna in many years, I have happy child hood memories of laughter with her. I looked up to Donna as my older cousin and Brenda too. Brenda, You made me feel like I was normal because you were my size! I love and miss all of the Petrellas.
Nancy Cavanaugh
Feb 15, 2019
Praying for you and your family. Iā€™m so sorry for your loss. Sisters are such a blessing. Iā€™m glad you were there for her.
Denise Charron-Prochownik
Feb 14, 2019
Dear Brenda, Ryan and Steven,

My deepest condolences for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Department HPD
Feb 14, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Brenda and your sons.
Susan and John Albrecht
Feb 14, 2019
Dear Brenda and family
You are in our thoughts and prayers
Michelle Heller
Feb 14, 2019
Brenda I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your sister. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Debbie Raymond
Feb 14, 2019
Brenda and family,
May you always remember the good memories and may she rest in the loving arms of our Lord Thinking of you during this very difficult time šŸ˜˜šŸ™

Debbie and Bob
Mike Hodgkiss
Feb 14, 2019
I often think of Donna, and all the wonderful years we spent together, the places we traveled, and little Chelsea. Rest In Peace knowing you are loved
Mary Walsh
Feb 14, 2019
I cannot help but think of our skiing adventures. God keep you close Donna. Watch over your family šŸ˜˜šŸŒˆšŸ’—
Feb 14, 2019
Such wonderful childhood memories playing with Donna at her Grandparents home on W. Washington St. I remember her father loading all of us up in his pick up truck and taking us for ice cream...RIP Donna, RIP
Kim (adamo) Conn
Feb 13, 2019
Gods Blessings Donna. Give Joe a huge hug. He is welcoming you home
Feb 13, 2019
Gods blessings Donna. Give Joe a huge hug. He has welcomed you home.