Emma Mae Pestella

October 16, 1923 - November 28, 2011

10/16/1923 - 11/28/2011

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday November 30, 2011
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
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Cemetery
Thursday December 01, 2011
Park View Memorial
Waddles Run Rd., RD 4, Box 127
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-1320 La | Directions
Service
Thursday December 01, 2011
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Directions
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
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Emma Mae Pestella, 88 of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, November 28, 2011 at the Peterson Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia.

She was born October 16, 1923 in Belmont County, Ohio a daughter of the late Albert and Laura Heskett Skaggs.

Emma was a retired waitress for the Rigas Restaurant, a member of the First United Methodist Church and DAV Auxiliary Post 117 all in Bellaire, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Pestella on April 16, 1978; one son Roger Skaggs and one brother, Hillis Skaggs.
Surviving are her children, John Mary Skaggs of Wheeling, West Virginia, Larry and Melvin Pestella both of Bellaire, Ohio, David Susan Pestella of Norfolk, Virginia, Loretta Cuen of Las Vegas, Nevada and Susan Erb of Bellaire, Ohio; one sister, Barbara Craig of Bellaire, Ohio and one brother, Harold Joann Skaggs of Byesville, Ohio. Also seven grandchildren, Derek Cuen, Sean Cuen, Geoffrey Pestella, Tara Mae Pestella, Alyssa Nicole Pestella, Stephanie Erb and Robert Cain, Jr., three great grandchildren, Hannah Cain, Abigail Cain and Kamilla Cuen and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm where services will be held on Thursday at 11 am with Rev. Donald Lawson, Jr. officiating.

Interment in the Parkview Memorial Gardens in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Share your thoughts and memories with Emma’s family at altmeyer.com.

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Karen Connors
7 years ago

To Larry and Family we are deeply sadden by the loss of your mom she was always so kind and sweet our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you at this time !

Karen,Roger,Red Connors

Stephen Keding, DC
7 years ago

We were very saddened to learn of Emma’s passing. Emma was a wonderful, kind, and giving person and we will miss her deeply. Our prayers and sympathy go out to her family. May God Bless each and every one of you.

norma byrom/pestella
6 years ago

You don’t remember me but im “Jo Jo” s daughter. Aunt Emma was always working. God rest her soul

norma byrom/pestella
6 years ago

You don’t remember me but im “Jo Jo” s daughter. Aunt Emma was always working. God rest her soul