Fletcher ~ Jean D. DeCarlo , 83 of Fletcher, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at Mission Hospitals following a brief illness.
A native of Fairmont, West Virginia , she was the daughter of the late Mac Forchi and Christine Zevel Forchi and was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Frank DeCarlo also of Fairmont and two sisters, Jeanette DeCarlo and Violet Zega. She was retired from Marion Co. Public Schools in Fairmont. She and her husband moved to NC in 2000 to be closer to family. She was an active member of St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church, the Ladiesā(TM) Guild, Young at Heart and the Friends Club.
She is survived by a daughter, Frances Pignanelli and her husband John of Fletcher; a son, Michael DeCarlo and his wife Donna of Miami; three grandsons, Brian Pignanelli and his wife Ana of Santa Fe, NM, Jason Pignanelli of Missoula, MT and Michael DeCarlo of Orlando, FL. and one sister, Mary Ann Glover of Lauderhill, FL.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. , Saturday, September 22, 2007, at St. Barnabas Catholic Church with Father Dean Cesa officiating. A graveside service will be held at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Fairmont, WV on Saturday, September 29th at 12noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church, 109 Cresent Hill Drive, P.O. Box 38 Arden , NC 28704 or to the charity of oneā(TM)s choice.