Ellen Paiano

Obituary of Ellen E. Paiano

Paiano Ellen E. Of Greensburg, formerly of Highland Park on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, age 88. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Paiano, Sr.; mother of Ellen M. Schlinkmann (Richard), Carol J. Smolka, and the late Joseph Paiano, Jr.; grandmother of Jacob Paiano, Joseph Bonifate, Sr. (Mindy), Eric Bonifate (Christine), Brandon Smolka, Michael Smolka (Elizabeth), and Michele Smolka; great-grandmother of Carmen Bonifate (Sarah), Anthony Bonifate, Joseph Bonifate, Jr., Jordan Zottola, Shannon Held, and Benjamin Smolka; great-great grandmother of Colton Bonifate; sister of Dorothy Pavloff (the late John), Kathryn Madzy (the late Allen), Charles Eicholtz (Cindy) and the late Arthur Eicholtz (Anna Mae) and Shirley Livezey (survived by Howard); also survived by sister-in-law Angeline Porter and many nieces and nephews. Ellen was a very loving, classy lady who charmed all she met. She was a longtime secretary at Sacred Heart Elementary to the late Sr. Irene Mary Wilburn, SC, a dear friend. Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Sunday, 2-4 and 6-8 pm, where Funeral will commence on Monday at 9:30 am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church at 10:30 am. Condolences may be left at www.mccabebrothers.com