LoRita Walaconis, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Primo Tosi and the late Erma Zellerino Tosi.
LoRita was a 1943 graduate of Butler High School, and graduated from Mason Felix Beauty School. She was a veteran of the United States Marines Corp. (Woman’s Marines) serving in World War II from October 1943 to December 1945. LoRita worked as a telephone tech for G.T.E. for 22 years in Erie. She was Protestant by faith.
She is survived by two brothers, Charles Tosi of Butler, PA, and Attilio (Leo) Tosi of Butler, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Edward Walaconis whom she married on November 27, 1948 and who passed away on April 27, 1987, infant son Joseph Anthony Walaconis; four sisters Armida Hinkle, Virginia Natili, Audrey Moody and Adeline Crouch.
A private visitation and funeral was held at Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc, 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001 with Pastor Leigh Benish of Hill United Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Private burial took place in the Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorials are suggested to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, Florida 33607.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.