Martha Elizabeth Nale

February 27, 1939 ~ December 3, 2020 (age 81)


Martha Elizabeth Nale, 81, of Hopewell Twp., passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 3, 2020 in her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on February 27, 1939 in Coraopolis, PA, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Shavolt) Dushac.  Martha was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.  She was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers, a Eucharistic Minister, and she was a long-time volunteer for Meals-on-Wheels in Hopewell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Nale; two sisters, Rose Leech, and Alma Anderson; and a brother, Alfred Holst.

She is survived by four children, Karen Marie (Emmett) Santillo; Michael (Earlene) Nale; Brian Nale; and Bradley Nale; five  grandchildren, Daniel (Shannon) Nale; Michael (Abbie) Nale; Emmett (Ashley) Santillo; Aubrey Santillo; and Brandon (fiancé, Jami) Santillo; six  great grandchildren, Austin; Chloe; Parker; Tucker; and Joanna Nale; and Garrett Santillo;  and a brother, Richard Holst.  She is also survived by 2 brothers-in-law and 6 sisters-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Amedysis Hospice, especially to her nurse, Steve and aid, Lisa for their compassionate care.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 2pm to 6pm in Darroch Cremation and Funeral Tributes, Inc., 2640 Mill Street, Aliquippa where prayers will be offered on Monday at 11am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30am in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.

Due to COVID-19 guidance, face coverings and social distance is required in the funeral home and church.

Private entombment will follow in Mt. Olive t Catholic Cemetery.

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December 6, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Darroch Cremation and Funeral Tributes Inc (Aliquippa)

Mass of Christian Burial
December 7, 2020

11:30 AM
Fatima Catholic Church

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