Regina “Gina” Vignovich, 92, of Northview Estates, Ellwood City passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her residence.
Born June 8, 1924 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph “Curly” and Minnie Flowers Venezie. She was married on October 19, 1952 to Michael Vignovich who passed away in 2012.
Gina graduated from Lincoln High School in 1942. She worked at Ruben’s Furniture Company and then in the office at US Steel. She also worked as a beautician for her sister at Vera’s Beauty Salon. Gina loved cooking, baking and spending time with her family. But most of all she was known for her funny sense of humor and her practical jokes.
Survivors include two sons, Michael (Lori) Vignovich of New Castle, Mark Vignovich of Houston, TX; daughter, Marla (Tom) Wilson of Ellwood City; four grandchildren, Derek (Carrie) Wilson, Kylea Vignovich and her fiancé, Drew Russick, Jenna (Matt) Schlieper, Sophie Vignovich; two great grandchildren, Dominic and Sammy Wilson; a sister in law, Anne (Donald) Lemke of Ellwood City; a brother in law, Martin Vignovich of Long Beach, CA; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Petrella and a brother, Carmen “Jake” Venezie.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday September 13 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. A Blessing service will be held on Wednesday at the funeral home at 10 am. Entombment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Vitas Hospice 234 Alpha Dr. # 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 or the donor’s favorite charity.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Mike, Mark & Marla my deepest sympathies on the passing of your mom and my friend Gina. Take comfort in in all the great memories that last forever. God bless your entire family!
Gina and Mike lived on Haig st next to mom and dad. Both were very good neighbors for a number of years. Bob Young
Please accept my deepest sympathy, she was quite a lady.
Gina and Mike were dear friends of my parents and our neighbors on Haig St. They were always so welcoming to my sister and I. Mike,Mark and Marla you have my deepest sympathies. My memories of your Mom are very special. She was so kind and beautiful inside and out.
Debbie Bilodeau Edney
You have our deepest sympathy.
Joe and Nancy (Wiley) Shinsky
So sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a beautiful woman inside and out. She always gave me a good laugh on the days I’d come do my visits with her. We would always laugh about how she called me “Can’t see”. My deepest sympathies to your family.
Such wonderful memories of sweet Gina and Mike. They were a major part of my growing up years as they were dear friends of my mom and dad. You all have our thoughts and prayers.
Ed and Linda Agostinelli
Please accept our condolences, Dede and Sophie, on the loss of Sophie’s grandmother.