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Helen (Ciappa) Davis

March 16, 1927 ~ August 22, 2020 (age 93)


Helen Ciappa Davis, 93, of Charleroi, died Saturday evening, August 22, 2020 at the Monongahela Valley Hospital.

She was born March 16, 1927 in Charleroi, a daughter of Enrico and Nunzia Antonucci Ciappa.

She was a graduate of the Charleroi High School and the California Teachers College (now California University of PA).

Mrs. Davis was a school teacher and retired from the Charleroi School District.

She was a member of the Saint Katharine Drexel, Bentleyville, NEA and PSEAR.

Surviving are a daughter, LuAnn Davis, granddaughter, Leah Thomson and great-grandson, Kyler Thomson, all of Charleroi and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased are sisters, Della Radomile and Emma E. Bell and two who died in infancy; brothers, Nick Ciappa and two who died in infancy.

Friends are welcome from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020 followed at 10 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Katharine Drexel, Bentleyville Campus, 126 Church Street, Bentleyville, with the Reverend Edward L. Yuhas, Pastor, as celebrant.

Interment will follow in St. Luke Cemetery, Bentleyville.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests your consideration of memorials to Saint Katharine Drexel.  

Visit to share memories and condolences with the family.

Due to the current limitations on gatherings set by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, visitors to the funeral home during the visitation and for the services will be restricted to 25 at a time.  Visitor’s time will be limited to five minutes so others have the opportunity to pay their respects. Facial covering and social distancing are required in the funeral home and church.

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August 25, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home
809 Main Street
Bentleyville, Pennsylvania 15314

Mass of Christian Burial
August 26, 2020

10:00 AM
Saint Katharine Drexel
126 Church Street
Bentleyville, PA 15314

Interment Following Funeral Service
August 26, 2020

St. Luke Cemetery
126 Church Street
Bentleyville, PA 15314

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