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Antoinette Niro

November 25, 1934 — August 15, 2022

Antoinette Niro 87 of Speers Hill, Charleroi, passed away on Monday August 15, 2022 at Mon Valley Care Center. Born in Naples, Italy on November 25, 1934, a daughter of Carmine and Maria Ricciardi Merola.

Antoinette was retired from Charland Sportswear.  She was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish Charleroi and was a member of Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, where she had made more then 200 rosaries a month. Antoinette was a wonderful cook, always preparing one of her Italian dishes. She loved baking her homemade bread and was known by everyone for her pizzelle cookies. She loved spending time with her family and adored her three granddaughters and just recently celebrated the birth of her new great-grandson born on August 6.

Antoinette was married to the love of her life Anthony “Tony” Niro who passed on November 15, 2011. They had celebrated 55 wonderful years of marriage. She was a kind and loving person, putting others needs before her own. She will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her.

Left to cherish her memory are her son and daughter-in-law Joseph and Karen Niro of Rostraver Twp., 3 granddaughters all of Rostraver Twp.; Joelle (Dale) Fisher, Jocelyn (Chris) Nelson and Jillian Niro (fiance Brendan DelBianco), great grandson Hayes Edward Fisher, a brother Andrew (Tilda) Merola of Penn Hills, sister Carmela Rihn of Boston, MA, nieces Lisa (Chuck) McCrosson of Boston, MA and Melissa (Vince) Penkrot of Penn Hills, nephew Mark (Amber) Merola of Penn Hills and great niece and nephews; Charlie and Sara McCrosson, Nicholas Penkrot and Marky Merola and many relatives in Italy. Besides her husband, she is also preceded in death by a brother-in-law Jim Rihn.

Visitation will be held on Thursday August 18, 2022 from 1pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 825 Fallowfield Ave. Charleroi. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am on Friday August 19 at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish Charleroi with Rev. Gerald Mikonis as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the OSTPA Hospice staff and the 3rd floor staff at Mon Valley Care Center.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, August 18, 2022

1:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.

825 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.

825 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, August 19, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish

Charleroi, PA

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