Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

John A. Conti, 77

Mr. John A. Conti, 77, of New Castle, formerly of Ellport, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the UPMC Jameson Hospital in New Castle.

John was born on March 16, 1943 in Ellwood City to the late Carmen A. and Nellie A. (Sainato) Conti. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1961 and the Holy Redeemer Parish.  John had worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill in Beaver Falls for 18 years as a machinist. He also worked for the Sunoco Service Station which was on the northside of Ellwood City from 1973 to 1975. After the mill closed, John worked at AIRnet Systems at the Allegheny County Airport for 15 years as a supervisor, and over the years was the owner and operator of several reconditioning shops. An outdoorsman, John had a passion for hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Stavrevich) Conti whom he married on June 22, 1963, his daughters, Christine (Mike) Locke of Ellport and Karen (Mike) Covert of Ellwood City, his son, Jay Conti of Boyers, PA, his grandchildren, Michael Locke, Samantha Russell, Christian Covert, and Taylor Covert, and his great-grandchildren, Wren Russell and Isla Locke. He is also survived by his sister, Loretta Conti of Ellwood City.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws Boris and Evelyn Stavrevich.

A private visitation and service will be held for the family on Tuesday at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Father Philip Farrell and Rev. Bruce Rosa officiating. Inurnment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Conti’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund.

Those attending the service are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

6 Comments

  • Michelle Carroll Posted November 23, 2020 9:22 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Johnny, he was always so kind and had a smile for anyone, prayers and sympathy to entire family

  • Debit Baldwin Posted November 24, 2020 12:58 am

    Chris and Mike, So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Debi Baldwin Posted November 24, 2020 1:05 am

    Chris and Mike, So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Debi Baldwin Posted November 24, 2020 1:09 am

    Chris and Mike, So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Ron and Dona Ferrante Posted November 24, 2020 8:09 am

    Our deepest sympathy to the Conti family. We had so many wonderful memories together. May
    John be in heaven with God and rest in peace. All our love. Ron and Dona

  • David Nico Audrey Ciochetto Posted November 24, 2020 7:20 pm

    Sandy, Jay, Chris and Karen and your families, our deepest condolences. Over the years we have shared many happy days together much more frequently in recent times. We are sorry that we can not be with you to celebrate John’s life and the influence he had on our lives. In all our interactions, we take his wisdom and experience along on our journey’s. He is missed and please know you are in our prayers and thoughts. Love from your cousins in distant lands.

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