Wilma Russell Michelucci

March 16, 2013

Wilma Russell Michelucci

1946 – 2013

Wilma “Sis” Russell Michelucci, 67, of Slovan, passed away Thursday morning, March 14, 2013, in her home.

She was born March 2, 1946, in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Ralph and Nellie Hazel Duvall.

Mrs. Michelucci was a cousin and direct descendant of first President George Washington.

A graduate of Triadelphia High School, she worked for Zans Tastee Freeze in Burgettstown and Billy Boy’s Pizza in Slovan as well as being a homemaker.

Mrs. Michelucci was a member of Hickory United Presbyterian Church and enjoyed going to Rogers Flea Market, shopping with her grandchildren, vacationing in Savannah, Ga., and her dogs.

Her husband, James S. Michelucci, whom she married December 19, 1964, survives.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two sons, James Russell Michelucci and wife Carrie of North Strabane Township and Ronald David Michelucci and fiancée Cheryl Walge of Avella; three daughters, Rebecca Alyce Michelucci-Braun and husband Jay of Beaver, Viola Marie Shields of Manassas, Va., and Cindy Lynn D’Amico and husband Alphonso of Canonsburg; nine grandchildren, Caralee Conner, Elizabeth Ann Reese, Brooke Ashley Miller, Nicole Lindsey Froats, James Paul Caesar Michelucci, Nicolette Bennett, Abigail Marie Michelucci, Caitlin Alisha Michelucci and John Luke Braun; three great-grandchildren; a twin brother, William “Bub” R. Russell Sr. and wife Donna of Slovan; a niece, Mindy Bock and husband Brian; a nephew, William R. Russell Jr.; and dear friends Diane and Frank Serish and Wes and Gracie.

Deceased, in addition to her parents, are a daughter, Star Ann Michelucci, and a sister, Madaline Duvall.

To honor Mrs. Michelucci’s wishes, services officiated by the Rev. Michael Browning and interment in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory, were held privately under the direction of Lee and Martin Funeral Home, Burgettstown.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made in her memory to Amedisys Hospice, 1368 Mall Run Road, Suite 624, Uniontown, PA 15401.



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