June 30, 1955 - May 16, 2017
David R. “Chell” DeChellis, 61 of Center Twp. passed away unexpectedly on May 16, 2017. He was born June 30, 1955 in Rochester and is the son of Philomena (Ramunno) DeChellis and the late Pasquale DeChellis. Dave was also preceded in death by his father-in-law: Neblo Patrizio, his mother-in-law: Alberta Wegner and numerous aunts and uncles. Dave was member of Saint Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic Church. He retired from LTV Steelworks where he worked in the Tin Mill. After his retirement Dave worked for Center Area School District as a custodian and served as president of the union before he retired. During high school Dave was voted wittiest in his class. Throughout his life he enjoyed telling jokes and making people laugh. Dave loved to play Texas Hold ‘Em and was proud to have participated in the World Series of Poker 2007 in Las Vegas. He was also past president of Monaca-Center Lions Club. In addition to his mother, Dave is survived by his wife of 27 years: Terri (Patrizio) DeChellis, their son Andrew David DeChellis. A sister and brother-in-law: Adele and David Miller, a brother: Michael DeChellis, brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Pat and Bobbi Patrizio, sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Cindy and Chip Coppins. Eight nephews: Mark, Michael, Gregory, Matthew, Nick, Jeff, Stephen and Christopher, one niece: Kristen, numerous great nieces and great nephews and many friends. He will be deeply missed by his canine companions Dude and Molly. Visitation will be Friday from 3-7 p.m. in the Anthony Mastrofrancesco Funeral Home Inc. 2026 McMinn Street, Aliquippa 15001 724-375-0496. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday morning 9:30 a.m. in St. Frances Cabrini Church with Father Martin Bartel, O.S.B. officiating. Everyone is asked to meet at the church. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully asks that donations be made to the Beaver County Human Society in memory of Dave to help the animals that he loved. A parish Vigil service will be held at 2:45 pm Friday in the funeral home. Dave will be forever in our hearts. His sense of humor will never be forgotten. We love you!
David R. “Chell” DeChellis, 61 of Center Twp. passed away unexpectedly on May 16, 2017. He was born June 30, 1955 in Rochester and is the son of Philomena (Ramunno) DeChellis and the late Pasquale DeChellis. Dave was also preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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