Florence Chiafullo, 86, of Scotland Lane passed away the morning of May 20, 2009, in Jameson Hospital.

Florence was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Hillsville, a daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Pascarella Zarella.

She married Joseph H. Chiafullo on Nov. 25, 1943. He preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1993.

In earlier years, she worked as a decorator at the former Shenango China.

Florence enjoyed cooking and gardening, but most important to her was her family.

She was a member of Mary, Mother of Hope Parish.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David and JoAnn Chuiafullo of New Castle, and attorney James and Lynn Chiafullo of Pittsburgh; two daughters, attorney Marilyn S. Chiafullo of Boston and Maureen K. Chiafullo Egbert of New Castle; and four grandchildren, Matthew Egbert, Jessica Egbert, Christopher Egbert and Benjamin Witsberger.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Joseph R. Chiafullo; a daughter, Carole A. Chiafullo; a granddaughter, Jennifer L. Chiafullo; and four brothers, Paul Zarella, James Zarella, Nicholas Zarella and infant Vincent Zarella.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.

A blessing service will be at 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, conducted by the Rev. James Gretz of St Vitus Church.

Entombment will be in Castle View Memorial Gardens.

The obituary may be viewed and online condolences received at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.

Please sign the guestbook at www.legacy.com/ncnewsonline/Obituaries.asp.

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