Viola L. “Connie” Maletta, age 83, of Butler passed away Monday, October 29, 2018, at UPMC Passavant Hospital.
Born June 16, 1935 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late John L. and Viola L. Green Convery.
She was a graduate of Butler High School Class of 1953.
Connie was a member of Saint Andrew Roman Catholic Church and served in the RCIA program. In 2009 she and her husband, James J. Maletta, were presented with the Diocese of Pittsburgh’s Manifesting the Kingdom Award in recognition of their service.
Connie enjoyed reading and sewing. In her younger years she was a member of the C.D. of A. Drum and Bugle Corps.
Connie and Jim traveled to all 50 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all of the Canadian provinces.
She is survived by four children, James E. Maletta and his wife Mary Lou, of West Allis, WI; Judy A. Jones and her husband Tim, of Butler; John A. Maletta and his wife Alessandra, and Joseph P. Maletta and his wife Wendy, both of Franklin Park, PA; one brother, Francis J. “Bud” Convery, of Butler; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Connie was preceded in death by two sisters, Sr. Germaine Convery, OSF, and Ruth Masters.
Friends will be received in the Martin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler, on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from Saint Andrew Roman Catholic Church, 1660 North Main Street Extension., Butler, with the Rev. Nicholas J. Argentieri officiating.
Burial will take place in St. Peter’s Cemetery.