Constance "Connie" (Gancsos) DePreta

Born: Wed., Dec. 2, 1936
Died: Fri., Aug. 7, 2020


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 10, 2020
Location: Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Mon., Aug. 10, 2020
Location: Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home

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Constance “Connie” DePreta, 83, of Hermitage, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on August 7th, 2020.

Connie was born on December 2nd, 1936 to George and Julianna (Dvoryak) Gancsos in Farrell, PA. She graduated from Farrell High School class of 1954. Connie worked as an operator for Bell Telephone and as a library aide at Stey Nevant Public Library in Farrell. She also hosted Home Interior Parties. On May 10th, 1958 she married her husband, the late Michael DePreta who passed away December 2nd, 1998.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and a member of the former Grace Lutheran Church in Farrell where she served as organist and sang in the choir. Her interests have included reading, ceramics, crocheting, playing the organ, and singing. She cherished visits with her family and spending time with them.  She always enjoyed attending the sporting and school events of her grandchildren.

Connie is survived by her daughter, Julianne (Chris) Enos of Sharpsville, PA, son, Michael (Mary Jo) DePreta of Mercer, PA, grandchildren, Christopher, Nicholas, Matthew, (as she referred to as "my boys"), Melissa (Chris), Melanie (Kerry), Megan, Kristina, 7 great grandchildren, sister, Jean Samol of Sharpsville, PA, and brother, Kalman (Brenda) Gancsos of Hatteras, NC.  

She was preceded in death by father, George Gancsos, mother, Julianna Gancsos, husband, Michael DePreta, son, Brian G. DePreta, and grandson, Brian DePreta.

Friends may call Monday August 10th, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Sherman Funeral Home & Crematory 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA.
Funeral services will be held on Monday August 10th, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the Sherman Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Nelson, officiating.

Burial will take place in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory

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Rachel Richardson
   Posted Sun August 09, 2020
To the family, I wanted to express my condolences as I have worked with the great grandkids at Mercer.

geri andersonSo sorry
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
So sorry to see Connie passed. She was such a kind person. I enjoyed the time I spent with her when she was at Garden Way. Prayers for comfort. Geri Anderson

Johanna Murray
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
Mike, Mary Jo and family,
So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Joanna DePreta Laird
   Posted Mon August 24, 2020
So sorry for the loss of Connie
Sending hugs and prayers to all .

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