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Violet A. Fredericks

  • On February 1, 2020

Violet A. Fredericks, age 89, of North Strabane Township was called to her Eternal Rest on February 1, 2020 in Premier Washington Health Center.

She was the daughter of the late Giacomo and Caterina Carelli of McDonald. She was the 1948 graduate of North Fayette High School and Business Training College of Pittsburgh.  She was employed as an Executive Secretery at Consolidation Coal Co. (Consol) for 30 years. She was also a member of St. Benedict the Abbot Church in McMurray and member of Women of St. Benedicts. She loved volunteering for various organizations, the most recent was Canonsburg Hospital and Meals on Wheels (Peters).

On May 20, 1950, she married Roy G. Fredericks and they were married for 65 years when he passed away on February 12, 2015.  They loved winters in Daytona Beach, cruises and Myrtle Beach.

Surviving to cherish her memory is her loving son Dennis and wife Judi of Amity, PA; Grandson, Brian (Dawn) of Amity, Grandson Jason (Julie) of Pittsburgh; great grandchildren who lit up her life, Everly Dawn and Greyson Miles of Amity, PA; sister Rosalie of Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews that loved her dearly.

Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are her siblings Premo and Marcy Carelli, Helen Zirwas, Irene Gasvoda and Lillian Jourdan.

All services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh or St. Jude’s Hospital for Children in her memory.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Christine rochester
  • Feb 2 2020
Denny, your mom was always so fun! We are all blessed to have had her in our life! Much love! Christine
  • Feb 3 2020
She was a beautiful lady and we were blessed to spend the most lovely afternoon with her a few summers ago as she told us countless stories of family . May she Rest In Peace ! Phillip , Barbara and luca Carelle
Nancy Carelle
  • Feb 4 2020
I’m sorry to hear of the loss of Aunt Vi. She was a beautiful inside and out. She was always there for My Mom and I . She always did what she could.. your in God’s loving hands now.. Love Nancy and Cody.. ❤️❤️❤️