Donald Anthony Bello Sr., Uniontown, PA
Donald Anthony Bello Sr., age 75 of Uniontown, PA, passed away on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 in Washington Hospital, Washington, PA with his loving wife of 52 years by his side. Don was born January 12th, 1945 in Uniontown, Pa. to the late Steve and Rose “Boni” Bello.
He was a graduate of Fairchance Georges High School, Class of 1963. He was a member of the former St. Procopius Church where he served as an usher, was one of the first Eucharistic Ministers, was on the Parish Council, was a member of the Holy Name Society, and the former “Procopians” group. He was now a member of the current St. Francis of Assisi Church Footedale site and a member of the “Golden Group”.
Besides his parents, Don was proceeded in death by his in-laws Mike and Betty Olesh, his two special uncles Andrew Bello and John “Pap” Olesh, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Don worked for US Steel Maple Creek Mine Local 1248. In his younger years, Don enjoyed playing softball and bowling. He enjoyed being with his family and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Don was a loving husband and father who deeply cared for his family. Surviving him is his wife, Patricia J. Olesh Bello of Uniontown, PA; sons Donnie and Mimi Bello and Michael Bello, Uniontown; Brother Ron Bello, Uniontown; Sister-in-law Mickie Yauger, Uniontown; Special Aunt Joan “Jen” Bello of Uniontown; His cousin/sister Gail and her husband Joe Giachetti, Uniontown. Nieces and nephews, Tiffany, Gary, and Zachary Bowlen of Uniontown. Jim, Patti, and Dakota Coffman of Mt. Pleasant, PA. Rich, Nancy, Ella, and Richie Yauger of Lemont Furnace, PA. Amber and Allen Swan of Uniontown. Shawn, Jonica, Starr, Alivia, Monique, and Jett Yauger of Uniontown, PA. His versy special nieces and nephews David, Laura, Roman, Giada, and Mila Giachetti of McClellandtown, PA. Gina, Russ, Ethan, and Ryan Kefover of Fairchance, PA. His Grand and Great-grandchildren. Heidi and Matt Zedler of Greensburg, PA. Alivia and Lauryn DeWitt of Uniontown, PA. Zach Zedler of Greensburg, PA. Jennifer Henson of Hopwood, Pa. His grand-fur-babies Snowey, Weezie, and FeFe.
The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, PA on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, January 8, 2021 until 9:15 a.m. when Prayers of Transfer will be said. The Funeral Mass will follow in St. Francis of Assisi Church Footedale site on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. William Burke as Celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Parish (Footedale-Masontown) at 101 W. Church Avenue, Masontown, PA 15461 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
A very special thank you to the staffs of Uniontown Hospital, Waynesburg Rehabilitation Facility, and the doctors and nurses at Washington Hospital.
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