NILES - Elena M. Sossi, 68, passed away unexpectedly at 6:05 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Trumbull Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Elena was born in Warren, Ohio on November 14, 1952 the daughter of Eraldo and Elsie (Mocci) Sossi and has lived in this area all her life.
Elena was a member of Saint Stephen Church and graduated in 1970 from LaBrae High School. She retired in 2001 as an inspector and service department employee for Delphi Packard Electric following 28 years of faithful service. Elena loved going on vacations to Ocean City, Maryland, walking on the board walk, shopping and going to the Phillips Crab House. She made many trips to California and Florida and was an avid reader of Stuart Woods novels. She frequently enjoyed watching the television show Jeopardy, the Cleveland Indians and Browns. She also enjoyed poplar music and attending concerts. Elena also loved all pets, especially her beloved chocolate lab "Tootsie". Elena faithfully donated to the Animal Welfare League for the care of stray animals.
Elena will be deeply missed by her fiancee, Dale Pirigyi with whom she made her home for over 25 years. She is also survived by a sister, Sandra (David) Currington of Leavittsburg; niece, Kristen (Donnie) Borsic; nephew, Michael (Patty) Currington; two great nieces Payton Borsic, Rebecca Currington and great nephew Jacob Borsic.
A Service of Christian Burial will be held at Noon on Monday, September 27, 2021 at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home in Niles where family and friends may call on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. The Rev. Richard Murphy will officiate and a private entombment will follow at All Souls Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County.
Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, 126 West Park Avenue, Niles, Ohio 44446 330-652-4311.
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