Bette J. Giancola
Bette J. Giancola, 88, of New Castle passed away the evening of Feb. 13, 2020, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born in Harmony, Pennsylvania, on March 17, 1931, Bette was a daughter of the late Paul and Mary Gierlach Baker.
Preceding her in death on March 2, 2014, was her husband, Alfred J. Giancola Sr., whom she married on Feb 5, 1969.
Bette enjoyed sewing, baking, cooking and gardening. Bette loved her cat, Gracie, and her granddaughter's dogs. She cherished the times she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her four children, Joe Giancola of New Castle, Gary Lautenslager and wife, Susan, of Bessemer, Cindy Glass and husband, Gary, of Hermitage and Lisa Calabrese and husband, David, of Monroe, Michigan; her sister, Mary Rose Loch of Medina, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Bette was preceded in death by her two brothers, Jay Baker and Jim Lubits.
Honoring her wishes, there are no calling hours and services are private.
Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Published on February 14, 2020


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Kimberly Reim Aitel Mouden
Feb 16, 2020
Here’s to a great lady that made everyone laugh, raised a lovely family and was a wonderful mother and family friend of many years ♥️
Michael Giancola
Feb 16, 2020
I am so sorry to hear. Aunt Bette was one of my favorite aunts growing up. She was always so generous and kind.
Colleen Harman
Feb 16, 2020
My deepest condolences on your loss. Betty was quite the lady. Full of life and love for her family. She will be missed by her family and friends. In Christ Colleen Harman.