• TORCHIA LENA (PULLIA) Age 87...

TORCHIA
LENA (PULLIA)
Age 87, of Dormont,
formerly of the Lower Hill
District. Lena was born in
Sambiase, Italy. Beloved wife
of the late Joseph Torchia;
loving mother of Thomas
(Theresa) Torchia of Mt.
Lebanon, Anita Torchia of Mt.
Washington, Christina (Fred)
Bosh of Dormont. She is also
the Nunnie of Kristy Torchia,
Joseph (Christina) Torchia,
Thomas (Harmonie) Torchia,
Jessica (Rick) Steinmetz, and
Erica Bosh. Lena was also the
great-Nunnie (bisnonna) of
Everly Torchia, Maverick
Torchia and Savannah
Steinmetz. Lena is the
daughter of the late Luigi and
Saveria (Vescio) Pullia, and will
be missed by numerous family
members including her sisters,
Gina (Tom) D'Amico,
Philomena (Chink) Pometto,
Joanna (Nick) Cerminaro,
Sarah (Stewart) Speaker,
Joseph Pullia; her brother-
in-law, Thomas (Catherine)
Torchia; and her sister-in-law,
Marie (Torchia) DelSardo. Lena
enjoyed family, life, making
people laugh, visiting the
casino and all things Italian.
She was an incredible Italian
cook. Also surviving are
numerous nephews, nieces,
cousins, other family
members, friends, and
especially Lelo and Helen.
Lena was a member of the
Calabria Club and the Bella
Vista ISDA Lodge. Lena always
tried to make everyone laugh
and feel good. Her smile,
laugh, optimism, personality,
love and friendliness will
certainly be missed by
everyone. Friends welcome
Saturday and Sunday, 1-4, 6-8
p.m., WILLIAM SLATER II
FUNERAL SERVICE ,
(412-563-2800) 1650
Greentree Rd., Scott Twp.,
15220. Mass of Christian
Burial 10:00 a.m. Monday in
St. Bernard's Church, Mt.
Lebanon.
www.slaterfuneral.com
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PostedMarch 22, 2019