Virgil D. DeAngelis

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 29, 2023

Virgil D. DeAngelis, age 94, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at Jefferson Hospital. He was born in Clairton and raised in Compotosto and Rome, Italy. He returned to Clairton in 1948 and later graduated from the Pittsburgh Barber Academy. He worked and retired from Kane Hospital as a barber and owned and operated his own barber shop in Glassport for many years. Virgil loved spending time with his family and friends. He was active in his community and was an avid TJ high school football fan. He also enjoyed bowling, golfing, and tending to his garden and fig trees. He loved meeting and talking with everyone he encountered and knew no stranger. He was an eternal optimist and truly enjoyed every day to the fullest. He was a member of Triumph of the Holy Cross in West Mifflin. Born November 27, 1929, he was a son of the late Aniceto and Erminia (Sansoni) DeAngelis. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Helen D. (DiClemento) DeAngelis; daughter, Sandra (the late Ron) Fussaro of Myrtle Beach, SC; sons, Barry (Carol) DeAngelis of Pleasant Hills and Bryan (Doreen) DeAngelis of South Park; grandchildren, Wayne (Kari) Fussaro, Matthew (Chelsea) DeAngelis, Michael (Erin) DeAngelis, Stephanie DeAngelis and Jessica (Tyler) DeAngelis; great-grandchildren, Jake, Nick and Elizabeth Fussaro, and Helen and Jude DeAngelis; also, nieces, nephews and sisters- and brothers-in-law. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Fulvio and Primo DeAngelis, and sister, Josephine Valentini. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 9 AM until the time of blessing at 11 AM with Deacon Victor DeFazio officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or a charity of one's choice. Offer condolences at

Originally published November 29, 2023.

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