The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

December 7, 2013

Leviana Pagliarini

Sears retiree, hospital volunteer served in church

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- — Mrs. Pagliarini was born Nov. 13, 1924, in Yatesboro, Pa., a daughter of the late Mario and Ottavia (Calarie) Bellotti.

She was a 1942 graduate of Cowanshanock High School, Sagamore, Pa., and moved to the area shortly afterwards.

Lee, as she was known, married Guido E. Pagliarini on April, 26, 1947. He survives at St. Paul’s.

Lee retired in 1997 from Sears Roebuck & Co. in the Shenango Valley Mall, Hermitage, where she was employed as a sales clerk for 30 years.

During World War II, she was employed at the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp.

A homemaker, Lee was an active member of Church of the Good Shepherd, West Middlesex, and its Altar Rosary Society. She was also a member of John XXIII Home Auxiliary and a volunteer at UPMC Horizon, Farrell.

Lee enjoyed playing the organ and traveling. She traveled to Italy many times with her husband and other family members.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mary Lou DeRosa, Fairfield, Conn.; and Nancy Zamprelli and her husband Mark, Atlanta; three sons, Robert J. Pagliarini and his wife Cathy, Sharon; John D. Pagliarini and his wife Susan, Littleton, Colo.; and Daniel J. Pagliarini and his wife Vickie, Trumbull, Conn..; and 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She also leaves a sister, Della Bellotti, Yatesboro, Pa.; a brother, Alex Bellotti and his wife Jean, Kittanning, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Lee was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Bellotti.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southwestern Pennsylvania.


Mrs. Guido E. (Leviana), 89, of West Salem Township, formerly of Hermitage.

Calling hours: 9 a.m. to time of service Monday (12-9-13) in  Church of the Good Shepherd, West Middlesex. Friends may email condolences by visiting

Funeral: Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Monday in the church with the Monsignor Robert Malene, pastor, and Monsignor Salvatore Mitchell, former pastor, as concelebrants.

Interment: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.

Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, 1090 E. State St., Sharon.