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Dena Tutich

September 4, 1924 — April 14, 2017

Dena (Garola) Tutich , 92, of Jeannette, died Friday, April 14, 2017, in the St. Anne Home. She was born Sept. 4, 1924, in Forbes Road, a daughter of the late Santino and Teresa Simonini Garola. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Tutich; twin sons, Joseph and Santino "Sandy"; two sisters, Lillian Brahosky and Maria Valore; and her brother, John Garola. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Mary Himler (Jeff), of Greensburg; four grandchildren, Jason Tutich (Kelly), of Indiana, Rachel MacIntosh (Jeff), of Irwin, Brian Tutich (Diane), of Greensburg, and Richard Tutich, of Pittsburgh; five great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Santino, Owen and Nina Tutich and Joey MacIntosh; two sisters, Ida Ghrist, of Greensburg, and Marlene Grabenstatter, of Buffalo, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews with whom she was very close. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Dena from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020 . Parting prayers will be held at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Forbes Road Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 214, Forbes Road, PA 15633. The family would like to thank Brenda Pennington for her loving and devoted care of Dena. Dena'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.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Forbes Road Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 214, Forbes Road PA 15633

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