Emma (Jurmann) Ravella

Alfieri Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 12, 2021

Emma (Jurmann) Ravella, 99, peacefully passed on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Emma was the devoted wife of the late Frank A. “Smokey” Ravella. She was the loving mother of Joseph “Joe” and Frank (Donna) Ravella. She was the adoring grandmother of Nick (Veronica),Ashley, Frank (Connie), and Devin; great-grandmother of Nicholas, Penelope, Frankie and Peter. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and all who loved her. In addition to her husband, Emma was preceded in passing by her parents, Ferdinand and Fenesia Jurmann, and her siblings, Carmella, Josephine “Pina”, Erminia, Cecelia, Lilly, William “Willy”, and Alfred.

Family and friends are welcome in the Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, PA 15148, 412-824-4332 on Wednesday, from 4pm to 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10am at St. Jude the Apostle Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Everyone please meet at the church. Emma will be laid to rest beside her husband, Frank, in New St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Emma’s memory can be made to the NICU Unit by visiting, Please visit us at for online condolences.

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Originally published October 12, 2021.

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