Teresa Damato

Teresa Damato, 85, of Ellwood City, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Quality Life Services New Castle.

Born in Ellwood City on April 11, 1936 she was the daughter of the late David and Lena Luongo Ioanilli.  Teresa married Nicholas Damato on June 27, 1959 and he preceded her in death on September 3, 1998.  She retired from Romar Textiles where she worked as a textile racker.  A member of Holy Redeemer Church and its Christian Mothers, Teresa enjoyed baking, playing cards and doing puzzles.  Her family enjoyed her Macaroni Sundays.  Most of all, Teresa loved spending time with her granddaughters.

Teresa is survived by her son, Charles Damato of Perry Township, son and daughter-in-law, Robbi and April Damato of Wayne Township, two granddaughters, Stephani Damato of Ellwood City and Nikol Damato of Wayne Township and a brother, Eugene Ioanilli of Ellwood City.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Teresa was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Mia Damato, two sisters, Lucy Piccolo and Gloria Trivilino and two brothers, Reynolds Ionellie and Joseph Ionellie.

Friends will be received on Friday, September 10th from 4:00 PM to the time of the Blessing Service at 6:00 PM at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport.

Interment will take place in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made in Teresa’s name to Club Hope Foundation, 113 Collins Rd., Ellwood City, PA 16117.


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