Cover photo for Flora Picella's Obituary
Flora Picella Profile Photo
1924 Flora 2021

Flora Picella

August 26, 1924 — January 20, 2021


Flora M. Picella , 96, of Hannastown, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. She was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Luxor, a daughter of the late Anthony and Carmela Durso Picella. She was a member of St. Bartholomew Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Leonard Picella; and two sisters, Rose Morris and Pasqualina Shurick. She is survived by her sister, Lucy Askins, of Saltsburg; three nephews, Frank Shurick (Marilyn), of Connecticut, Corry Morris of Hannastown and Richard Morris (Tammy), of Greensburg; three nieces, Patty Argyros (George) and Cindy Resnick (Danny), all of Saltsburg, and Donna Osterling (Ray), of North Huntingdon; great-nieces and nephews, Marco, Charis (Shawn), Michael (Kim), Rachel, Nathan, Elizabeth, Shane, Darrah, David, Ray and Pauline; several great-great-nieces and nephews; special friend, Mary Trice, of Greensburg; and her devoted neighbor, Joanne Kolbosky. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Flora’s funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Bartholomew Church with Father Justin Matro, OSB, celebrating. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. Keeping with CDC guidelines, those attending the viewing and funeral are required to wear face masks. Flora’s family has entrusted her care to the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Bartholomew Church, 2538 Route 119, Crabtree, PA 15624 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital at To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Flora Picella, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Bartholomew Church

2538 US-119, Crabtree, PA 15624

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree