Thomas Petrella

PETRELLA, Thomas R., 65, of Wintersville died Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at Trinity West ER.

He was born September 24, 1948, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Ralph and Theresa Torcasio Petrella.

Tom was the owner and operator of the former Tommy’s Barber Shop. He was also a salesman at the former Top Value Furniture store. Most recently, he was a salesman for the Create-A-Room furniture store.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret DiCesare Davis Petrella whom he married April 17, 1998; two sons, Christopher (Michelle) Petrella of Weirton and Brian (Lori) Petrella of Follansbee; stepson, Thomas Davis of Steubenville; stepdaughter Michelle (Greg) Paulowski of Steubenville; two brothers, John (Roberta) Petrella of Bridgeport, OH and Craig Petrella of Steubenville; six grandchildren, Nico and Maria, Owen and Andrew, and Ezekiel and Anthony.

Tom was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #472, and was a graduate of SHS class of 1966.

Calling hours are Friday 2-4 and 6-8p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville. There will a vigil service at 3:45 p.m.

A funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with Msgr. Gerald Calovini celebrating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Offer condolences at www.mostifuneralhome. com.