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Carmella Christopher

April 10, 1921 — November 6, 2020


Carmella L. (Varriano) Christopher , 99, of Greensburg, died Friday, November 06, 2020.  She was born April 10, 1921, in Bajano, Campobasso Italy, a daughter of the late Pasquale and Giovannina Gentile Varriano.  She was a retired Clerk for Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg and a member of St. Paul Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank C. “Peepy” Christopher; daughter, Claudia, Gonzalez; son in law, Michael Krehlik; and two brothers, Samuel and Charles Varriano.  She is survived by three children, Daniel R. Christopher (Chris) of Boca Raton,FL, Michael Christopher and Sue A. Krehlik, both of Greensburg; son-in-law, Rafael Gonzalez of AL; five grandchildren, Melody Ullah (Zak), Michelle Heieren (Matt), Jennifer Gonzalez, Frankie Christopher (Brittney) and Jessica Henry (Mark); seven great grandchildren, June and Macy Christopher, Logan Heieren, Ryan, R.J., Mason and Memphis Gonzalez; brother, Frank Varriano (Patricia) of Greensburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend Carmella’s funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Monday November 09, 2020 in the St. Paul Church.  Keeping with CDC guidelines, those attending the funeral are required to wear face masks.  Entombment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.  The family would like to thank the doctor's and staff at Westmoreland Manor for their loving and compassionate care over the past five years.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude PL,Memphis, TN 38105.  Carmella’s family has entrusted her care to the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc. 409 W. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020.  To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Paul Catholic Church (Carbon Road, Greensburg)


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