Gilda (Berardi) Pitaro, 92, of Coraopolis and South Heights, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 in Caring Heights Nursing Home. She was born in Coraopolis, PA on April 12, 1929 the daughter of the late Basile & Maria Berardi. She started a ceramic shop in her basement in the 60s where she taught numerous classes for many years to her friends. She also enjoyed dancing with her husband. She was a member of St. Catherine’s of Sienna Catholic Parish.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eugene “Beets” Pitaro in 2012, a son Freddi Pitaro in 2019; and 4 siblings: Angelo, Arthur, Enrico, and Josephine Berardi.
She is survived by her three children: Jeffery Pitaro, Tammy (Perry) Spinosi, and Bryan (Pam) Pitaro; a daughter-in-law: Michele Pitaro; 3 grandchildren: Dante (Kelsey) Spinosi, Julian (Shannon) Spinosi, and Luke Pitaro; 3 great grandchildren: Liam, Ava, and Liviana; and two siblings: Alfred (Anna) Berardi, and Emma Lacenere; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3pm ~ 7pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Moon Twp., 1522 Coraopolis Heights Rd. where a blessing service will be held on Wednesday at 10am.
Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Rochester.