Louise L. Badger, 84, of New Castle passed away the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on May 10, 1932, in Ellwood City, she was a daughter of Nick Ierino and Mary Torchio Ierino.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Donald B. Badger, Sr., whom she married in July 1956.
She was a graduate of Lincoln High School and was a homemaker.
Louise was a member of Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church.
Louise enjoyed cooking and baking. She was a dedicated caregiver, providing loving support to family and friends in need, in addition to caring for animals.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and April Badger and Donald B. and Toni Ann Badger Jr., all of New Castle; a brother, Nick Ierino Jr. of New Wilmington; a sister, Virginia Herko of New Castle; seven grandchildren, Donald and Danny Badger, whom she raised from the time they were young, Matthew, Andy, Antonia, Michael and Amy Jo Badger; and a great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Joseph C. Badger; four brothers, Joe, Sammy, Dominick and Frank Ierino; and a sister, Rosie Cross.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road.
A funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at noon Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Matthew Bupp, Celtic Hospice chaplain, officiating.
Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on February 15, 2017