Teresa Chianelli

Obituary of Teresa Chianelli


Teresa Lucia “Tess”

On Saturday, May 05, 2018, age 93.  Beloved daughter of the late Frank and Rosa (Vita) Chianelli; sister of the late Christine Petraglia, Mary Kozak, Frank L. Chianelli (survived by Fiorina “Penny”); beloved aunt of Barbara McGregor; also survived by many other nieces and nephews.  Tess was a very talented artist and noted watercolorist who exhibited in shows at both the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, the National Academy Galleries in New York, Indiana State Teachers College and Pittsburgh Plan for Art.  She had four one person shows in Pittsburgh and was often inspired by her travels through the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Bermuda and the West Indies.  Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Homes, www.mccabebrothers.com, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Monday, 4-8 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Maria Goretti Parish, Immaculate Conception Mission, on Tuesday at 10 am.  THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND, PLEASE GATHER AT THE CHURCH.  The family wishes to thank Sr. Eileen McGill of Alverno Apartments for her friendship and loving care.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Alverno Apartments, 98 Hawthorne Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15209.