Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services

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was established in 1956 by Samuel Teolis, who is the only local funeral director that is the original founder / owner of any local funeral home in our area. Samuel Teolis was born September 25, 1925 in Princeton, Pa. A World War II veteran, Samuel Teolis graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1950. He worked for various funeral homes until 1955 when he decided to start his

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10/12/2022

Mr. George H. Vogel, Jr., 85, of Ellwood City passed away on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 at the Brighton Rehabilitation & Wellness Center.
Mr. Vogel was born in Pittsburgh on August 11th, 1937 to the late George H. and Mary (Beyers) Vogel, Sr. George was a member of the first class to graduate from North Allegheny High School. Following high school he served with the United States Army for several years. George worked as an over the road truck driver, most recently for Russell Trucking, and had driven over a million miles. He is a life Member of the Ellwood City MOOSE #93, Ellwood-Wampum Rod & Gun Club, and the Pymatuning Sportsman Club. An outdoorsman he enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, and fishing.
George is survived by his wife Cyndi (Rugh) Vogel whom he married on November 29th, 1980.
Friend and family will be received on Friday from 5:00 pm until the time of the Memorial Service at 7:00 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Chad Blontz officiating

10/11/2022

Mr. Harry L. Daufen, Sr., 75, of Franklin Twp. passed away on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 at his residence.
Mr. Daufen was born in Ellwood City on November 6th, 1946 to the late Carl E. “Granny” and Pearl O. (Herold) Daufen, Sr.. He is a member of the Riverside High School graduating class of 1966. He enlisted with the U.S. Army on September 14th, 1966 and served during the Vietnam War until his discharge on September 13th, 1968 with the rank of SP4. Following his service with the Army, Harry worked at Pullman Steel in Butler for a few years and then the Ellwood City Forge for 38 years as a machine operator. Harry also worked as a bartender at his fathers establishment, Daufen’s Grill. He was a member of the former V.F.W. Post 157 in Ellwood City, and enjoyed gardening and going to auctions.
Harry is survived by his sons Harry L. Daufen, Jr. of Franklin Twp. and Bill (Brenda) Daufen of Ellwood City, granddaughter Brittany (Aaron) Halstead, great-grandchildren Kasen, Kaisley, and Knox Halstead, sister Carol (Glenn) Hinkle of North Sewickley Twp., and brothers Ralph (Linda) Daufen of Fombell and Carl (Ida) Daufen, Jr. of New Hampshire.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Louis Daufen
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 2:00 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Rev. R. Tod Custer officiating. Members of the Veterans Honor Guard are asked to meet at the funeral home on Thursday by 1:50 pm to conduct full military honors. Interment will be at the St. Marks Cemetery in Franklin Twp..

10/11/2022

Tyler J. Long, 29, of Enon Valley passed away as the result of a motorcycle accident on Sunday, October 9th, 2022 in Springfield Twp., Mahoning County, Ohio.

Tyler was born on March 31st, 1993 in Beaver, Pa to William and Brenda (Taylor) Long also of Enon Valley. He graduated from Pell City High School in Alabama with the class of 2012. Tyler had worked at Ben Weitsman in New Castle and most recently at ARC Human Services as a maintenance person. He is a member of the V.F.W. in New Galilee. An outdoorsman, Tyler enjoyed fishing, hunting, motorcycle riding, and time spent with his family.

He is survived by his parents, wife Sherry (Wallace) Long whom he married on August 28th, 2021, daughters Harper Marie Long and Hensley Grace Long, his soon to be expected son Fisher Thaddeus Long, sister Kylie Long of Jacksonville, AL, brothers Chad (Megan) Long and Matthew (Brandy) Long both of Enon Valley, mother-in-law Marion Wallace of Ellwood City, several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles, and his beloved dog Ryder.

Tyler was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Russell Taylor and Marguerite Pletz, paternal grandparents Thaddeus “Fuz” and Eva Mae Long, father-in-law Donald Wallace, and grandparents-in-law William and Linda Clemmer.

A private visitation for the family will be held at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. Interment will follow at the Clinton Cemetery.

10/03/2022

Vivian L. Houk, 74, of Ellport passed away on Monday, October 3rd, 2022 at the UPMC Jameson Hospital in New Castle.
Vivian was born on January 27th, 1948 in Hayward, California the daughter of the late Frank E. and Dorothy (Rodgers) Inman. She had graduated from Laurel High School with the class of 1968. For many years Vivian worked for Fashion Bug as a manager at the Franklin Plaza, Shenango Mall, and the Beaver Valley Mall sites. Most recently she was a well-known cashier at Busy Beaver in the Franklin Plaza. Vivian enjoyed crafting, painting, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter Misty (Randy) Wilson of Butler, sons Arthur Joseph DeSalvo of Ellwood City, Jonathan (Machelle) Houk of Portersville, and Dan (Karen) Houk of Jefferson Hills, grandchildren Krystyna (Joe) Celender Tyler DeSalvo, Kirsten Wilson, Matthew Wilson (Mara Shank), Keely Crile (Lynzie), Ayden Schott, Jonah Houk, Lylah Houk, Hunter Houk, Barrett Houk, and Aubreanna Houk, and great-grandchild Parker Keller. She is also survived by her sisters Vikki (Fred) Inman Brewer of New Jersey, Sara (George) Murdock of New Castle, and Linda Inman also of New Castle, and her lifelong friend Mary Ann Gibson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Arthur J. DeSalvo, and former husband Ronald A. Houk.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1-3 pm and 5 pm until the time of the service at 7 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc with Pastor Ron Schermerhorn officiating.
Memorial contributions in Vivian’s name may be made to the American Heart Association.

09/28/2022

Kirbi “Jadah’’Foreman Ingold Of Bethel Park, formerly of Ellwood City; age 47; passed unexpectedly on Saturday, September 24, 2022; daughter of Denise Caminite and Abdul Ameen Asad and step daughter of Zakkiyya Asad; devoted wife of Andrew Ingold; loving mother of Mecca Ingold; grandmother of Declynn Bonds; sister Alexis(CJ) DeGidio-Landolfi , Dena DeGidio, Asamee(Sarah) Asad, Dorian(Leslie) Dammon and Dante(Melissa) Dammon; granddaughter of the late Dominic and Concetta Caminite, and Virginia Young; also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends; daughter in law of Paul Ingold and the late Susan Ingold. She received an Associate’s degree from The University of Maryland in Communication and Broadcasting. With her strong love, passion, and knowledge of music, since she was a child, and her passion to sing allowed her the opportunity to work at one of the prominent hip hop stations in the Maryland and Virginia area where she was the Promotion Director at WPGC. When she moved to Pittsburgh, she was the overnight engineer at B94. She worked until becoming a devoted mom to Mecca. She loved her family and friends fiercely and she will be greatly missed. Family and Friends will be received Saturday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 5570 Library Rd., Bethel Park where a celebration of her life will be held at 8 PM Saturday. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Divine Grace Parish, Holy Redeemer Church on Saturday October 8th at 10 AM In Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. Local arrangements are entrusted to the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. Inurnment will be at the Locust Grove Cemetery.

09/26/2022

Mrs. Joanne C. Best, 83, of Fombell passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday, September 26th, 2022 with her loving family at her side.
Mrs. Best was born in Franklin Twp. on February 8th, 1939 to the late Joseph and Dorthea (Kirkwood) Wright. Joann was a homemaker and enjoyed camping and spending time with her family members.
She is survived by her husband Paige Best whom she married on May 26th, 1978, her three girls Robin (Rob) Cancelliere, Beth Charlier (Jason Nye), and Paige (Bill) Fichter all of Fombell, step children Dorothy (Daryl) Mobley and William (Rose) Best, grandchildren, Amiyah, Cash, and Ophelia, step grtandchildren Jessica Woitel, Ginny Mobley, Amanda Mobley, Valery Fields, and Joseph Fields, brothers Robert (Liz) Wright of Fombell and Jerry (Pat) Wright of New Sewickley Twp., and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Shirley Lowers, Peg Best, and Nancy Mercado, half brother Bill Kirkwood, brothers Richard Wright and Jack Wright, and step daughter Brenda Fields.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm until the time of the service at 6:00 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Pastor Dennis Arndt of the Lillyville Church of God officiating.
Mrs. Best's family would like to thank the Lutheran Senior Care VNA Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Joanne.

09/16/2022
09/16/2022

Mrs. Bette Baney DeLoia, 85, of Ellwood City passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 at Northview Estates.
Bette was born in Ellwood City on September 11th, 1937 to the late Stephen and Edna (Rice) Baney. Bette graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1955 and was a member of the Divine Grace Parish, Holy Redeemer Church. Since September of 1955 she was the well known owner and operator of the Bette Baney’s Dance Studio with locations in Ellwood City, Beaver Falls, Chippewa Twp. and Cranberry Twp. She also was the owner and operator of the Gymnastics Center in Ellwood City. For 55 years Bette was the choreographer for the Lincoln High School Blue Band. She was also the parade chairperson for all of the Ellwood City parades and a member of the Ellwood City Arts, Crafts, Food, & Entertainment Festival committee serving as the entertainment chairperson.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Bette was preceded in death by her parents and her husband John DeLoia whom she married on August 30th, 1969 and passed away on December 24th, 2016.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3-7 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday at 10:00 am at Divine Grace Parish, Holy Redeemer Church with Father James Wehner officiating. Interment will follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery.
Bette’s family would like to thank the Northview Estate staff and Kindred Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to her.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. DeLoia’s name may be made to; Club Hope Foundation, 237 Sixth St., Ellwood City, Pa 16117.

09/16/2022

Michaela Minnocci, 34, beloved daughter of Karen Lucchesi, passed away on Monday September 12th, 2022 at the Allegheny Valley Hospital following a brief illness.

Michaela graduated with the Lincoln High School class of 2006 and went on to earn a medical assistant degree from Bradford Business School. She is survived by her mother Karen, daughter Amari Minnocci, two brothers John Lucchesi and Dominic Lucchesi, her grandfather Marty Minnocci, her partner Brittany Clark and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is preceded in death by her grandmother Marilyn “Dusty” Minnocci, great-grandparents Alma and Sam Minnocci. There will be a celebration of life gathering at a later date. The final arrangements are entrusted to the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc..

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