Inez Ferraro Tutino, 89, formerly of Hillsville, passed away the evening of Friday, June 2, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on Jan. 25, 1928, in Hillsville, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Rachel Argiro Ferraro.
On Aug. 31, 1946, she married her beloved husband, Frank Tutino, and the two of them spent more than 57 wonderful years together until he preceded her in death on March 13, 2004.
Inez graduated from Bessemer High School in 1946.
She was a member of Christ the King Parish and belonged to the Christian Mothers of St. Lawrence Church.
Inez always will be remembered for the many lives she touched as a CCD teacher for St. Lawrence Church for 30 years and an instructional aide for Mohawk Elementary School for 28 years.
Inez is survived by her children, Tressa Krajewski, Diane and Anthony Kosciuszko, and Vincent and Malissa Tutino, all of New Castle; her grandchildren, Cristin and Todd Slifka of Florida, Jason Kosciuszko of New Castle, Lauren and Eric Pineda Krajewski of North Carolina, Alyssa and Ryan Harcar of New Castle, and Mia and Ryan Mitchell of Cranberry Township; her great-grandchildren, Ava, Zoey, Michael, Mauro, Sydney, Niko, Martino and Joseph; and her sisters-in-law, Rosalie Ferraro of New Castle, Margaret Argiro of Hillsville and Josephine Commisso of Pittsburgh.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Lindy Ferraro and his wife, Josephine, Joseph Ferraro and his wife, Clara, and Ronald Ferraro.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.
A procession will leave DeCarbo's at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to attend a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. at St. Camillus Church, concelebrated by the Rev. Phillip Farrell and the Rev. Michael Peck.
Interment will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Inez's honor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published on June 4, 2017