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Official Obituary of

Louise (Martelli) Gambino

March 11, 1936 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Louise Gambino Obituary

Of Forest Hills, age 87, on February 19, 2024.

Born the daughter of the late Vincent "Jim" and Mamie Martelli.

Beloved wife of the late Michael J. Gambino Sr. for 59 years; loving mother of Michael J. Gambino, Jr. (Sally) of Forest Hills, Vincent F. Gambino of Braddock Hills and Raymond A. (Julie) Gambino of Houston, TX; treasured grandmother of twins, Nicholas and Roman Gambino and Stella Grace Gambino.

Louise is survived by her sibling, Vincent (Donna Schultz) Martelli. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins (including from Canada and Italy), and friends.

Preceded in death by siblings, Anna Marie (the late Elmer) Potocnik, Flora (the late John) Dihtzeruk, Stella Martelli, Dolores (survived by Robert) Hornyak, Joseph (survived by Lorraine) Martelli, and Dominic (survived by Debra) Martelli.

Louise was a devout Catholic and member of Sacred Heart Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish.

Louise was a former employee of Westinghouse Electric in the Executive Dining Room of the East Pittsburgh Plant.  She was a member of the Italian Sons and Daughters, Forest Hills Lodge #224, where she was multi-year rolling pin throwing champ. She was a devoted and proud Italian-American mother and grandmother.  Her interests included cooking, history and staying in touch with her Italian heritage.  Above all else she loved spending time with her family and friends and she cherished visits from and conversations with her three grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 28, 2024, at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish.

Louise will be laid to rest in Braddock Catholic Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Merakey Allegheny Valley School at Merakey Allegheny Valley School | ATTN: Development Department, 1996 Ewings Mill Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108 or https://avs.merakey.org/donate-now.

Arrangements by Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, PA 15112, (412) 824-8800.

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Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
June 28, 2024

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish
1600 Brinton Rd.
Braddock Hills, PA 15221
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