Lena Demeter

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Lena Demeter

October 28, 1929 - January 26, 2019

Lena Demeter Lena D. Pacella Demeter, 89, formerly of Ellwood City, passed away unexpectedly at the UPMC Jameson Health Care Center in New Castle on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Born on Oct. 28,1929, to the late John and Rose Pacella, Lena married Stephen "Pete" Demeter, Jr. on Jan. 5, 1958, who passed away on Jan. 16, 1988.
She is survived by her two daughters, Diane (Robert) Shaffer of New Castle and Lisa (Patsy) Perrone of Beaver; two granddaughters, Alyssa Perrone of Akron, Ohio, and Sondra Perrone of Beaver; a sister, Joann (Lefty) DeCarbo of Ellwood City; a sister-In-law-law Edith Pacella of Ellwood City; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ernie and Norma Demeter of Ellwood City; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lena was also preceded in death by a sister, Rita Pacella Bennett, and by three brothers, Frank Pacella, Charles ("Chuck") Pacella and Arthur B. Pacella.
The family requests donations in memory of Lena be sent to the Ellwood City Area Public Library or the Jameson Health Care Center in New Castle.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Redeemer Church. Interment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Members of the Holy Redeemer Christian Mothers are asked to meet at the church on Wednesday by 9:50 a.m. to form an honor guard.
Published on January 27, 2019
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DR ACOSTA AND STAFF
Jan 28, 2019
SO VERY SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE LOSS OF YOUR MOTHER. KEEPING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.