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

Xavier W. Folino, 78

Mr. Xavier W. Folino, 78, of Slippery Rock Twp. passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021 at the UPMC Jameson Hospital in New Castle.

Mr. Folino was born in Ellwood City on December 15, 1942 to the late Frank and Romola (Nardini) Folino. He had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1960 and later from the University of Pittsburgh where he earned his Doctorate in  Pharmacology. For 15 years he was the owner and operator of Fairview Pharmacy in Fairview, PA. He also had served for 7 years with the Army National Guard of the District of Columbia, 115th Evacuation Hospital, with the rank of Specialist Fifth Class. Xavier enjoyed remodeling his home, cooking, watching football especially the Pittsburgh Steelers, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his daughter, Sara A. (Brian) Balogh of Erie, PA, son, Dr. Scott N. Folino of New Port Richey, FL, grandchildren, Scott Francesco Folino, Taylor Balogh, and Colin Balogh, and sisters, Frances Joy (Frank) Fotia of Ellwood City and Vicki (Gerald) Butler of Northfield, NJ.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 from 6-8 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the Holy Redeemer Church at 10:00 am. Inurnment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

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


  • Richard Hollerman Posted August 17, 2021 7:12 am

    I well remember Xavier and am so sorry that he has now been taken from us. May God bless all of his family.

  • Thomas T Demas Posted August 19, 2021 12:37 pm

    I lost a great high school buddy. Many fond memories with Stu and the Family.

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