Dolores A. (Marello) Downard

November 26, 1933 ~ March 10, 2018 (age 84)

NAME:  Dolores A. Downard

AGE: 84


 DATE OF DEATH:  March 10, 2018

PLACE AND CITY OF DEATH:  Platinum Ridge Nursing Home, Brackenridge

DATE OF BIRTH:   November 26, 1933


PARENTS NAMES:  the late Alex and Anna (Succo) Marello

SPOUSE NAME:  the late Louis D. Downard Sr. in 1958


DECEASED FAMILY MEMBERS: Besides her parents and husband she is preceded by 3 Brothers, Edward and Henry Marello and an infant brother, John.


MEMBERSHIPS/ INTERESTS: St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, New Kensington,  Forward America Ladies Lodge, a Life Member of Arnold’s #2 Fireman Ladies Auxiliary.  Dolores worked for Knights Life and American General Life Insurance Companies from 1963-1999 and also worked for the Election Bureau for 40 years.  She also was a huge Steeler and Pirate fan, enjoyed bingo and spending time with her family.


SURVIVORS:  A Son Louis (Cindy) Downard Jr., Lower Burrell, 2 Grandsons, Brett (Jennifer) Downard, Allegheny Twp., Brandon Downard, Lower Burrell, and 1 Great-Grandson, Oliver Henry Downard.  She is also survived by nieces and nephews.


VISITATION TIME & WHERE:  Friends will be received Monday 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. and Tuesday 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. , in the Giunta-Bertucci Funeral Home, Inc., 1509 5th Ave., Arnold, JohnPaul Bertucci, Owner-Supervisor. 


FUNERAL TIME & PLACE:  Prayers of transfer will take place Wednesday 11:30 A.M. in the Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:00 Noon in St. Joseph R.C. Church, New Kensington.

 BURIAL: Union Cemetery, Arnold

In lieu of flowers, those desiring please make donations to:

National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163


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