Antoinette "NeNe" Ferrelli, 92 of Follansbee, WV passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on November 28, 1919 in Follansbee, WV a daughter of the late Dan and Anna (Santucci) Ferrelli. She is also preceded in death by three brothers, Pete, John, and Philip Ferrelli and one sister, Helen (Ferrelli) Pompa.
Antoinette was a 1938 graduate of Follansbee High School. She retired after 56 years having worked as a secretary for Waldorf Distributing Co. Antoinette was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Sister’s of the Garibaldi, Son’s of Italy, and the Brooke County Democratic Women.
She is survived by four sisters, Dora Ferrelli, Mary (Gabriel) Arlia, Sylvia (Earl) Wendt, and Gina (Patsy) Marchetti all of Follansbee, WV. Several loving nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, from 6-8 P.M. and Sunday, November 4th from 1-3 & 6-8 P.M. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 5th at 10:00 A.M. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Follansbee, WV with Rev. Fr. Pete Giannamore her cousin and the Rev. Fr. Jack Federico both co-celebrating the mass. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Follansbee, WV. A Vigil service will be held on Sunday, November 4th at 2:30 P.M. at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff of Amedysis Hospice for the care they gave their sister.