Michael A. DelleFemine

Age 61, of Penn Hills, peacefully passed away at home on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Beloved son of Connie and the late Mike DelleFemine; husband of Marietta DelleFemine; father of Marina (Liam) Holmes, Michael DelleFemine and Mario (Tosha) DelleFemine; grandfather of Elijah, Athena and Ezra Holmes and Mason Page-DelleFemine; brother of Joe (Kim and stepson Will) DelleFemine and Bernice Kula; nephew of Jerry (Lucille) DelleFemine and Dorothy (the late Joe) Pronio; son-in-law of Dave and Olean Kieffer; also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, brother and sister in-laws and friends. Mike was born in Pittsburgh and graduated from Penn Hills High School. He then graduated from Penn State with his degree in special education and later obtained his master’s degree from Duquesne. After teaching in Florida and Baltimore he returned to Pittsburgh to teach special education for St. Anthony’s School for Exceptional Children, for many years and later Penn Hills School District. He enjoyed working at Jane’s Nursery, Camp Lend A Hand and Shining Arrow where he touched many lives. A few of his favorite things were trips to the Casino, Steeler’s Football, The Three Stooges and Bruno Sammartino but above all he had a great love for his children and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 501 Martindale Street Suite 670 Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Friends received in William F. Gross Funeral Home 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Rd.), Penn Hills Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Prayers Monday 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gerard Majella Church 10:00 a.m.