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Julia T. "Julie" (D'Andrea) Castelnuovo

September 14, 1938 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Julia T. "Julie" Castelnuovo Obituary

Julia T. “Julie” Castelnuovo, 85, of Mars, PA, passed away on January 28th at Concordia Skilled Nursing Facility in Cabot, PA. She was born on September 14, 1938 and was a 1956 graduate of Leechburg High School.  Julie graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in 1959 and would go on to work as an OB/GYN nurse at Monterey Hospital in California and Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights, PA between 1959 and 1989. She would continue her nursing career working for Dr. Alexander Fetcho in his private practice from 1989 to 1997.  Julie was a member of St. Margaret Mary Church in Lower Burrell for 47 years until moving to Mars, PA in 2012 and becoming a parishioner of St. Mark’s the Evangelist Parish.

Julie was a devoted grandmother who loved watching and supporting her grandchildren in their various activities.  As an avid sports fan, she will be remembered for her passion and enthusiasm for all sports.  She enjoyed college basketball, Penguins hockey, and Pirates baseball.  But her greatest joy was cheering on her beloved Steelers in person for over 30 years.   

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, P. Larry Castelnuovo; her daughter Janice Swanger and her husband, Stuart, of Ann Arbor, Michigan; her son, Paul Castelnovo and his wife, Kim, of Mars, PA; and five cherished grandchildren, Luke and Laura Swanger; Leah, Mark, and Matthew Castelnovo.  Julie was preceded in death by her parents, Cosmo and Elva D’Andrea, her sister, Joann Andrews and brother in-law, Ted Andrews.

Friends will be welcomed by family at McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc., 238 Crowe Avenue, Mars, PA on Monday, February 5, 2024 from 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kilian Church, 7076 Franklin Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Charles Bober, pastor, officiating. Please meet at the church. A private entombment will be in the Mausoleum at Greenwood Memorial Park in Lower Burrell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Julie's memory. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.


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