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Lena Vericella, 90, of New Castle passed away the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Haven Convalescent Home.
Born Dec. 20, 1926, in Campbell, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Angeline Yahn Mico.
On July 28, 1951, she married her beloved husband, Harrison Vericella, and the two of them spent more than 57 years together until he preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 2008.
Lena was a member of St. Vitus Church.
She always enjoyed being involved with her family and in her earlier years, had helped with their family business.
Lena is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Carmen and Rocco Mico; and sisters, Rose Santangelo and Theresa Muscolo.
Visitation will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Blessing services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, officiated by the Rev. William Siple.
Entombment will take place in Castle View Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made in Lena's honor to Haven Convalescent Home, 725 Paul St., New Castle, PA 16101.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on September 20, 2017
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