Mrs. Rose LaGala, 90, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on June 11th, 2021 at the Rolling Meadows Nursing Facility in Waynesburg.
Mrs. LaGala was born on August 21st, 1930, in Pietramelara, Italy to the late Thomas and Antionetta (Collela) Russiello. She came over to the United States when she was in 8th grade and worked at the Matress Factory in Ellport. Mrs. LaGala was a member of Holy Redeemer Church and enjoyed gardening and cooking.
She is survived by her daughter, Anna (Glenn) Bates of Clarksville, her grandchildren, Sara and Katy Bates, Daniel (Michelle Harrison), Joseph, Josh, and Ryan LaGala, and her great-grandchildren, Ryleigh, Samuel, Maxwell, Caleb and Jase LaGala, Cynthia Frum and Grace Taylor.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Giuseppe “Joe” LaGala whom she married on November 12th, 1953 and passed away on November 28th, 2013, her son Daniel T. LaGala Sr., her granddaughter Amber LaGala, and her brothers Angelo and Silvo Russiello.
Public visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 15th from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, June 16th at the Holy Redeemer Church at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to meet at the funeral home by 9:15 am.