SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Ann C. Tibolet, 99, of Sharon, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Sharon Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Tibolet was born April 6, 1922, in Farrell, a daughter of the late James and Carrie (Colecchi) Colangelo.
A lifelong area resident, she graduated from Sharon High School in 1940.
Ann was a devoted homemaker and for 13 years prior to her marriage, was a telephone operator at the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
Ann was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Farrell, where she was active in the church’s Altar Rosary Society, Bethany Club and its Women’s Guild, having served as a past president. She also volunteered in the kitchen for church fundraisers and was affectionately known as a “Cavatell Lady.”
She was also a member of the Delta Sorority’s Gradale Chapter for 67 years and volunteered for the PTA at the former Geno Monti Parochial Grade School, Farrell and the PTA at Kennedy Christian High School, Hermitage and once served as its vice president.
Her husband, Emillio “Tibby” Tibolet, whom she married June 15, 1953 in Our Lady of Fatima Church, passed away November 1, 1997.
She is survived three daughters, Terri Toplisek and her husband, Timothy, of Laurel, Maryland, Bunny Stanislav and her husband, Stephen, of Poland, Ohio and Lisa Tibolet; two stepdaughters, Cindy Pezzelle and Karen Pollock and a son, Randy J. Tibolet, all of Sharon; two grandchildren, Stephen Stanislav and his wife, Teresa and their children, Amelia and Evelyn, of Marietta, Georgia and Nina Stanislav of Raleigh, North Carolina; five stepgrandchildren; six great-stepgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ann was preceded in death by four sisters, Eleanor Serra, Flora Rocco, Emily Marks and Lillian Stigliano and two brothers, Dom and Victor Colangelo.
There are no calling hours.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday May 6, 2021 in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 601 Roemer Blvd., Farrell, with Fr. Matthew Ruyechan, pastor, as celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements are being handled by the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, May 4 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.