Margaret A. (Cortazzo) Ily

Alfieri Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 12, 2021

Margaret A Ily, 86 of Wilmerding, died peacefully on Friday April 9, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Lena (Ingagliato) Cortazzo. The wife of late Raymond Ily. Loving mother to Carleen (Paul) Gagetta and Dominick Ily. Adoring grandmother to Maria Margaret Gagetta; sister of the late Patrick (surviving Lois) Cortazzo and Helena (Larry) Sobek. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and special friend Dolores Krisher (Sissy).

Margaret was a retired Nurses Aide at Braddock Hospital. Her heart was filled with care and kindness her entire life. Margaret is especially remembered by her homemade spaghetti sauce and pizzelles. Her family will continue traditions for years to come.

The family would like to thank LGAR Health & Rehabilitation for their wonderful care and compassion to Margaret since 2015.

Friends are being received Tuesday April 13th from 4-8pm at Alfieri Funeral Home, 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, PA 15148, 412-824-4332. Service will be Wednesday April 14th at 11am in the funeral home, followed by burial in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.

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To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Margaret A. (Cortazzo) Ily, please visit our floral store.

Originally published April 12, 2021.

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