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

Gina Fotia Usner, 60

Gina Fotia Usner, 60, of Center Twp. passed away on Thursday, February 9th, 2023 at the Heritage Valley Medical Center in Beaver.

Gina was born in Ellwood City on February 26th, 1962 to Frank “Cheech” and Frances J. (Folino) Fotia. She was a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1980 and later a graduate of the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy. For over the past 20 years she worked at Cracker Barrell restaurant in Zanesville, Ohio and most recently in Robinson Twp. as a waitress. She enjoyed playing the piano and organ.

She is survived by her mother Frances Fotia of Ellwood City, sisters Gemma Fotia (Ronnie Evans) of Monaca, Crista (Vinny) Gagric of Center Twp., and Pia (Tom) Sylvester of Evans City, nephews Roman and Renzo Sylvester, and her beloved dog Lucy.

Visitation will be held on Monday from, 4-7 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday at Divine Grace Parish, Holy Redeemer Church at 10:00 am with Father Mark Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Gina’s name may be made to: Holy Redeemer Angel Fund.


  • Frances Falcsik Posted February 12, 2023 9:57 am

    I will always remember Gina and the good times we shared (especially her infectious laugh). May God comfort you in your sorrow. Please accept my deepest heartfelt sympathy.

  • Chris MacDonald Posted February 13, 2023 8:18 am

    Frances and family – we am so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our prayers at this time.
    The Maielli family

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