Talia I. Durnell, 38, of Ellwood City died unexpectedly Friday, February 22, 2019 at her residence.
She was born September 30, 1980 in Harmony, Pa and attended Riverside High School where she was a cheerleader and majorette. She was a talented gymnast. Talia had a brilliant mind, she enjoyed participating in both academic games and Bible quizzing. She formerly worked as a waitress at Christy’s and at Shakespeare’s. Talia had the heart of a lion and was generous and loving.
Survivors include her mother, Darla LeRoy of Ellwood City; her father and step mother, Randy (Tammy) Durnell of Slippery Rock; three daughters, Madison Pedaline of Beaver, Emma and Gracie Fair, both of Enon Valley; son, Daniel Fornataro of Ellwood City; Four sisters, Tina (Eric) Buchanan of Shenango Twp., Laurie (Dean Edinger) Jacobs of Ellwood, Emily and Carly Durnell, both of Slippery Rock; two brothers, William (Stephanie) Fair of Enon Valley, Beau Durnell of Oregon; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, B. Wayne Jacobs Jr.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.
I remember growing up my sister and me playing with Bill and Talia about every other day in Frisco. I will pray for your family.
You Will be missed so much Talia Darnell you were a very beautiful woman and a amazing friend I will never forget you
My prayers are with Talias family I am going to miss her so very much. Stan and Sean
I’m going to go see if the cave is still there like we planned. Rest In Peace My Beautiful Friend.
My deepest sympathies to the family. I will always remember her as a wonderful, cheerful and intelligent young lady. RIP
My heart is aching …So very sad to hear of your passing ..I will never forget you andd how you could light up any room r.i.p. my dear friend