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Paula Ann Cellini

  • On March 14, 2023

Paula Ann Cellini, 68 of Pittsburgh’s North Side, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023. Loving mother of Patrick (Sarah), Andrew and Brian McElveney; sister of Joseph, Carol, and Andrew Cellini; Aunt of Christopher, Jacqueline, and Adam Dillon. She is also survived by many dear friends and her “grand pups” Gus, Biff, and Loa.

Paula was born in Rochester on July 30, 1954. She was a member of the Historical Society in Manchester and restored two buildings there. She was a positive, creative, and energetic powerhouse. She loved to say, “keep the energy moving”. She was an advocate for women and had a way of bringing people and communities together.

Paula was a graduate of Carlow College.  She was a Licensed Professional Counselor, and the owner of Energy & Wellness on Western Avenue. She touched the lives of hundreds of children and families. Paula was a strong and loving single mother to her boys and a dear friend and colleague to so many. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.

Friends will be received on Saturday, March 18, 2023, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 5405 Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, PA 15136 (412) 787-1800. Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.pittsburghcremation.com.


In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Bethlehem Haven in honor of Paula Cellini. https://bethlehemhaven.org/


View Paula’s tribute video by clicking on the link below.



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Barbara Ivanko
My heart goes out to Patrick, Brian. Andrew and everyone fortunate to know and love Paula. She has been love in motion, and an inspiration to me. This is a profound loss to our community.
Precious cousin Paula, I will miss our traditional pizzelle & perogi holiday calls. Love & hugs to her family & friends she loved so much. She & you all will be forever in our hearts & prayers, James & Jan
Kim, Vanessa, & Tori
We are forever grateful for the blessing that Paula truly was in our lives. She epitomized the very essence of love, kindness, strength, perseverance, compassion, empathy, resilience, & selflessness. Patrick, Andrew, Brian, all family & friends, we are praying that you sense the peace, comfort, and strength of Jesus as you go through this difficult time. We take great comfort knowing that we will see her again and that she’s resting in the arms of Jesus.
Veronica Shapiro
Paula was a wonderful person. So full of love and fun. I am blessed to have known her the short time that I did. My heart goes out to Patrick, Sarah, Brian and Andrew.
Sara Taylor
Paula, you lit up my whole world with magic. I love you and miss you beyond words. Your energy will continue to move and I will look for you in the brightest of sun and even in the clouds! Patrick, Andrew, and Brian you have gained a sister!
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