Top Banner for Frank J Trella Obituary
Frank J Trella Obituary

Brought to you by Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services

Frank J Trella

July 17, 1930 - February 16, 2019

Frank J Trella Obituary

Frank J. Spaniard Trella, Jr., 88 of Monaca passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley, BeaverA lifelong resident of Monaca, Frank was born on July 17, 1930, a son of the late Frank J., Sr. and Mary Trella. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as a machinists mate fireman aboard the USS Columbus and the USS Coral Sea during the Korean Conflict. Frank worked in the construction trade as a cement mason his entire life and was a 60 year member of the Cement Local Union #526, Pittsburgh. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca where he ushered for 10 years and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a long time Pony League baseball coach, an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan and a life member in the American Legion Post # 580 and the former Monaca Polish National Alliance #841 whose building he helped to construct.Frank is survived by his wife, Jacqueline (Smith) Trella, four children; Frank P. (Shelly) Trella, Mike (Violet) Trella, Connie (Fred) Perino, and Robert (Shari) Trella, nine grandchildren; Meghan Trella (Katie Tackett), Abigail Trella, Brandon (Michelle) Perino, Douglas (Hilary) Perino, Amanda (Chris) Glasgow, Michael (Caitlin) Trella, Austin (Korina) Daley, Stephen (Amy) Daley, and Corrine (Josh) Thomas, thirteen great grandchildren and two expected great grandchildren. Two brothers; Charles Whip (Dorothy) Trella, and Martin Gubby (Maria) Trella and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings; Sophia (Trella) Paster, John Trella, Michael Trella, Catherine (Trella) Grossglass, Stanley Trella, Joseph Trella, Paul Trella, Pete Trella, Helen (Trella) McDonnell, and Henry Trella.Friends will be received on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, followed by prayers at 9:30 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM in the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery with full military honors by the Beaver County Special Unit at 11 am.The family would like to thank Anova Home Health Care, Gallagher Home Health Care, the nurses on Heritage Valley Beavers second floor and Good Samaritan Hospice, Beavers nurses, particularly, Jessica Alberti for the care he received.Memorial contributions may be made via gift cards in Franks honor to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 1000 Dutch Ridge Road, Tower B, Beaver, PA 15009.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com. Visitation Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services 1119 Washington Avenue MONACA, PA 15061 Tuesday 2/19, 2:00 pm Service St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 1409 Pennsylvania Avenue MONACA, PA 15061 Wednesday 2/20, 10:00 am St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery 1270 Chapel Road MONACA, PA 15061 Wednesday 2/20

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Frank J Trella hosted by Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services.

Events

Event information can be found on the Official Obituary of Frank J Trella.