Dorothy Apicella, 91 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday March 5, 2019 at Wheeling Hospital.
She was born April 30, 1927 a daughter of the late Alfred and Angela ( Spadafora) Maruca in Wheeling, WV.
Dorothy was a Catholic by faith and attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio.
She was always kind to everyone and her family was the most important thing in her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 49 years Lawrence Apicella Sr. whom she married on September 18, 1948.
The last of five sisters she was preceded by her siblings, Mary J. Maruca, Adeline Leffe, Edith DeFranco and Gloria Tedeschi.
In addition she was preceded by a son-in-law, Melvin E. Roth, a grandson, James Edward Roth and a granddaughter-in-law, Chantal Roth.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Larry (Joyce) Apicella Jr. of Barton, OH and Carolyn Roth of Shadyside, OH.
In addition she is survived by her grandson Marc (Mandy) Roth, great-grandson, James Logan Roth, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Friday March 8, 2019 from 2 until 8 pm.
A vigil service will be held at 7:45pm.
Funeral liturgy with Mass will be held on Saturday March 9, 2019 at 12pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.
Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Memorial contributions benefit the OR&W Fire District at “TMCFunding.com”.
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