Catherine A. Nastasi 1924-2017

NILES — Catherine A. Cirelli Nastasi, 93, of Niles, died at 6:41 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Vista Care Center at The Ridge in Mineral Ridge.

She was born July 22, 1924, in Youngstown, the daughter of Frank and Angeline Jeswald Cirelli.

She was a 1942 graduate of Youngstown Rayen High School, a homemaker, was of the Episcopal faith and enjoyed sewing, nature and animals.

Her husband, John D. Nastasi Sr., whom she married June 17, 1944, died Sept. 10, 1994.

She will be sadly missed by four sons, John D. (Penny) Nastasi Jr. of West Farmington, Frank (Alanora) Nastasi of Niles, Eugene Nastasi (fiancee, Sandy Gregory) of Howland and Patrick (Susan) Nastasi of Salem; three daughters, Cynthia (Ted) Gustovich of Mineral Ridge, Patricia Nastasi of Mineral Ridge and Deborah (Ric) Pezzenti of Youngstown; a sister, Martha (Al) Letaho of Youngstown; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Kolenich; four brothers, Albert Cirelli, Joseph Cirelli, Patsy Cirelli and John Cirelli; three sisters, Mary Cozzad, Phyllis Cirelli and Constance Franks; and an infant sister, Constance Cirelli.

Friends may call 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Donald Hall officiating. Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends can light a candle, sign the guest book and e-mail condolences at

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