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Loretta Mae Volpi

Loretta Mae Volpi, 85, a life-long resident of Roscoe, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 20, 2012. Born Sept. 7, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Tyrpin Bilitski. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Roscoe. Loretta worked for over 40 years at the Roscoe Post Office, many of which were as the postmaster. She loved to dance, play cards, and in her younger years, swim in the Monongahela River. She was the beloved mother of Valerie Horvath and husband, Nicholas "Dale", of New York, and James D. Volpi of Virginia; and devoted grandmother of Kimberly, Ryan, Austin, and Erika. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her seven sisters, Helen Gray, Stella Skibo, Della Foster, Jean Venaleck, Amelia Evans, Wanda Dowler, and Sara Solomon; and two brothers, Walter Bilitski and John Bilitski. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., 1008 Furlong Avenue, Roscoe. A memorial service for Loretta will be announced at a later date.


Deepest sympathy to the Volpi family. Jim & Trisha Shipley.

Jim & Trisha Shipley Mar 13 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Val, My Mom and I both send our sincerest sympathies. You, Dale, your children and brother Jim are all in our prayers. Always, Carol M.

Carol (Wargo) Mosher Dec 31 2012 12:00 AM

Sincere sympathy to Val, Jim, and family. I will always have fond memories of your mom. She had such a zest for life and will be missed. Thinking of you all!

Becky Barbero Dec 29 2012 12:00 AM