She is a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-St. Joseph Church. She and her husband were the founders and former owners of Yolanda’s Pizza in West Mifflin. She volunteered at Jefferson Hospital in the Pastoral Department, was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and former member of St. Jospeh Parish Council, Eucharistic Minister and volunteered at their fish fry’s. She was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild, Treasurer of the former St. Vincent DePaul Society, Catholic Daughters of the Americas- Court Duquesne #871, former West Mifflin Annex Senior Citizens and Duquesne Council of Senior Citizens.
She was the wife of the late Joseph Kapalo; mother of Diane (Jerry) McDaniel of Black Lick, Ohio, Joseph of Lincoln Place, Robert of West Mifflin, Martin (Anita) of West Mifflin; grandmother of J.J. (Beth) McDaniel, Joey (Tim) Kapalo Allen, Matt Kapalo, Katelyn, Mallory and Hannah Kapalo; great grandchildren, David and Rosemary McDaniel; sister of the late Mike Dorazio, Teresa Pietroboni, Rose Marie Hilty and John Dorazio.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 25, 2023 from 2-7pm at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC. 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300. WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR WHERE A Blessing Service will take place on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Church at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Dan D’Antonio as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers the family has suggested memorial contributions may be made to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 North Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110 or St. Vincent DePaul Society, 1243 N. Franklin St., Pittsburgh, PA 15233.
Originally published September 21, 2023.