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Isabelle Passante, 92, of Canonsburg, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018.
She was born June 7, 1925, in Canonsburg, a daughter of Patsy and Frances Pepe DeFilippo.
She was a member of the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church.
Isabelle spent her early years working at Dravo in Pittsburgh and the Fashion Hosiery in Canonsburg. After children, she was a devoted mother and homemaker who enjoyed playing cards and bowling with her sisters and friends. She also volunteered at the Canonsburg Hospital and worked driving school children for many years. She was an exceptional cook and loved using the many home grown vegetables from her father’s garden. Isabelle embraced life and her greatest joy was being a mother and grandmother. She burst with pride when she spoke of anyone in her family. Surviving are her sons, Jack Passante, and his wife, Nancy, of Aldie, Virginia, Bob Passante, and his wife, Janice, of Eighty Four; daughter, Susan Passante, and her husband, Todd Williams, of Canonsburg; sister, Beverly Lytle, of Canonsburg; grandchildren, Shana (Zack) Sams and Mehgan Passante of Aldie, Virginia; great grandchildren, Bryce, Ashton, and Zack; and several nieces and nephews.
On May 25, 1947, she married her husband of over 40 years, Jack T. Passante, who passed away February 19, 1988.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Isabelle was preceded in death by her brother, Michael P. DeFilippo; and her sisters, Theresa Imperatore, and Clara DeJohn.
Friends will be received Sunday, 3 to 8 pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, J. David Sollon, director, 724-746-1000.
Services will be held Monday at 10am, in the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, 112 W. Pike St., Canonsburg, with Pastor Don Coleman, officiating. Friends and family attending the funeral, are asked to meet at the church.
Interment will follow in the Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.
The family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, in Isabelle's name.
Please visit www.sollon.com to leave online condolences.