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Carolyn Pellis

November 17, 1942 — August 17, 2019


Carolyn P. Pellis , born November 17, 1942, went to Heaven on August 17, 2019.   She graduated from Hempfield High School in 1961 where she also met the love of her life, the late Thomas M. Pellis. The two shared countless adventures together through their 51 years of marriage and laughed frequently.  She never got over his passing.  The family takes great comfort knowing they are reunited with the Lord in Heaven.  Carolyn worked at West Penn Power before starting her family.  Thereafter, for 20 some years she served as Secretary and Treasurer of Pellis Construction Company.  She obtained her real estate license and enjoyed helping people find their homes.  She was always learning new skills and took classes from computers to golf in later life.  Carolyn adored her grandchildren and loved attending their sporting events and activities.  She enjoyed the outdoors and gardening.   She blessed everyone that knew her with her wonderful sense of humor, kindness, amazing smile and laugh.  Carolyn was the daughter of the late Joseph C. Patrick and Mary L. Patrick, of Crabtree. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. Pellis; and a sister, Eleanor Lenz.  She is survived by four children, Thomas P. Pellis, John 'Jack' M. Pellis and wife Carla, Dreux Pellis and Carolyn 'Kelly' Pellis, all of Greensburg; ten grandchildren, Tommy, Isabella, John Paul, Marissa, Roman, Angelo, Mia Rose, Zachary, Justin and Eric Pellis; a sister Mary Lou Carter, and her husband William of Crabtree; brother, Gregory Patrick and wife Kathy of Greensburg; two sisters in law Maxine Pellis and Carole Pellis, both of Greensburg; a brother in law Gary Lenz of Williamsburg, VA and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was also thankful for her special and continuing relationships with Michele Pellis and Shelly Spalla, with whom she spent many hours and loved dearly.  Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Carolyn, Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc. 409 W. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020 .  A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Bartholomew Church, Crabtree with Fr. Justin Matro, OSB, celebrating.  Please go directly to the Church.  Interment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Crabtree.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Carolyn’s memory may be made to the Priests' Health and Retirement Funds, Diocese of Greensburg, 723 E. Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601.  Our family would like to thank Excela Health Latrobe IMU and Excela Health Hospice for their care and compassion during this difficult time.  Carolyn’s family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc., Greensburg.  To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, August 20, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc.

409 W Pittsburgh St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Bartholomew Church

2538 US-119, Crabtree, PA 15624

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