Clara Panepinto of Charleroi passed away peacefully on July 24th 2019. A long, good, and well lived life has ended. Clara has joined her beloved Ross and Ross Jr. (Rossi) in heaven. Clara Panepinto was born on July 1, 1926 in Charleroi, the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Teresa (Bruno) Rossano.
She loved a life of faith, love and cherished her family, church and friends all her days. As a young woman, Clara worked at model Cleaners. She married the love of her life, Ross Panepinto, in 1949. They started their family with the birth of their son, Ross Jr. and then with a second son, Ronald Panepinto.
Clara is survived by her son Ron (Mary Jo) Panepinto, her granddaughter Lucia, and great-grandson Neiko. She is also survived by her sister Rosa Mazzie, her devoted niece Judy Beichner (Marty), her nephew Alfred Mazzie(Nancy) and many nieces, nephews and God children.
In addition to her parents Clara is preceded in death by her brother, Anthony Rossano, her sister Phyllis (Fanny) Caruso and her beloved husband Ross and her son Ross Jr. (Rossi).
Clara was a devoted Catholic attending Mass daily at Mother of Sorrows and Mary Mother of the Church. She was also a very hard worker having worked at Mary Toth’s Market for several years until its closing.Clara was a great wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, Godmother and cookie baking machine. She will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to Mary Mother of the Church or Charleroi Meals on Wheels
Friends will be received Saturday July 27th, 2019 from 11am to 12:45pm in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday July 27th, 2019 at 1pm in Mary, Mother of the Church Charleroi 7th & Washington Ave., Charleroi. Interment will follow at Belle Vernon Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com
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