Olga M. (Dugan) Nardone
Koppel – Mrs. Olga M. (Dugan) Nardone, 94, of Koppel passed away peacefully at Northview Estates Assisted Living on Friday, March 11, 2022.
Born October 23, 1927 in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late David and the late Mildred (Perencevic) Dugan.
Olga was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a devout Catholic and enjoyed spending time in the kitchen creating delicious meals for her family and anyone who was hungry. all were welcome at his table. His generosity was unmatched and touched so many near and far.
After graduating from Beaver Falls High School in 1945, she worked for the Farmer’s Bank until the birth of her first child. She served as president of St. Teresa’s Alter & Rosary Society and the Beaver Falls Football Mothers.
She leaves behind her husband of 73 years, Joseph “Joe” Nardone; his five children, Charles (Kara) Nardone of Hopewell and his 3 children Joe (Kelly), Gina Salama (Pete) and Jessica; Mary Ann DeSanzo (Mike Heider) and her 2 children John DeSanzo and Stephanie (Jake) Piechowiak of Perrysburg, Ohio; Donna (Mike) Hajduk and their 2 sons Michael and Matthew of Pittsburgh; Joseph (Sandy) Nardone of Ellwood City; Bill (Lisa) Nardone and their 3 children, Adrienne, Angelina and Will of Ellwood City; five great-grandchildren, Julia, Carlo and Joey Nardone, Hoda and Tomasina Salama; a brother, David Dugan of Beaver Falls, and a sister-in-law, Vita Prence of Koppel. She also leaves to mourn many loving nephews and nieces.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Mike and Don Dugan, her sisters, Annie Dugan, Dorothy Pavlovic and Sara Lesko.
Her family will remember her as a huge fan and supporter of whatever activity she was involved in. She wouldn’t attend an event without bringing one of her specialty dishes; apricot bars, meatballs or eggplant parmigiana. And fondly remembered as the first person to call when something was lost: her prayers had a direct line to Saint Anthony, warm blankets were always available in the dryer, and her Easter sausage pies.
Mrs. Nardone’s family would like to thank the staff at Northview Estates for the wonderful care they provided to her.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m. at Samuel Teolis Inc. Funeral Home and Crematorium. A Christian Burial Mass will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church with Father John Gallagher officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Beaver Falls.
Memorial donations in Ms. Nardone’s name may be made to McGuire Memorial Home or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Posted on March 11, 2022
Published in Ellwood City Ledger, The Beaver County Times