Ermalinda M. Tumicki, 97 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 6, 2018 in Canonsburg General Hospital.
She was born on May 9, 1921 in Foggia Italy to Pasquale and Joanna Leone who preceded her in death.
On July 4, 1940 she married Casimer A. Tumicki who passed away on June 14, 1996.
Mrs. Tumicki was employed during the 1950’s for RCA where she worked in the factory soldering “secret parts” for the US Navy. Her goal was to pay off her house and once she accomplished this she quit to stay home and raise her family. She loved to dance, shop, garden and learned to love to travel as long as she was with her family. She had a passion for animals and would take in and care for them lovingly.
She was a very strong Christian who loved the Lord deeply.
She is survived by her son Andrew C. Tumicki (Bernadette) of Eighty Four and her daughter Ermalinda “Linda” Pesto of North Strabane, her brother Anthony “Tony” Leone of Washington, three grandchildren, Carolyn Kanter, Alex Pesto and Andrew C. Tumicki, Jr., seven great grandchildren Christopher Heck, Alexander Heck, Jonathan Heck, Robert McClung, Cindy McClung, Kyle McClung and Sara Pesto and two great great grandchildren Colton and Harper McClung and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters Helen Zullo, Adele Russo, Oga Curci, and Edith Leone.
Friends are welcome from 2~4 and 6~8 p.m. on Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Service, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD, owner/supervisor and Darla A. Tripoli, LFD 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120 where a Blessing Service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018. Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Washington Area Humane Society, 1527 PA-136, Eighty Four, PA 15330.