Nancy J. Gilli

June 12, 1937 - August 5, 2020
Nancy J. Gilli

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Nancy J. Gilli, 83, of Bellaire, OH died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at her home. She was born June 12, 1937 in Lafferty, OH., a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Chini Melchiori.

Nancy was a homemaker, a member of St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire Son’s of Italy and Ohio Valley Promenaders.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Rose and Virgil Beal.

Surviving are her children, Karen Bowman of Bridgeport, OH, Jamie (Alan) Lamb of Columbus, OH, Janice (Russel) Gwin of St. Clairsville, OH, Greg (Tammy) Gilli of Bellaire, Cheryl Butler of Delaware, OH and Michael (Angie) Gilli of Bellaire; siblings, Martha (Joe) Stockert of Madison, NJ, Charlie (Donna) Melchiori of Barnesville, OH and Alice (Don) Robinson of Lexington, SC; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; James R. Gilli of Lafferty.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH with funeral services on Monday at 11 am with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Son’s of Italy by going to “

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Monday, August 10, 2020
11:00 AM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel - Directions
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950


Monday, August 10, 2020

Union Cemetery - Directions
211 Maple Avenue
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950


Sunday, August 9, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel - Directions
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

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  • August 08, 2020
    Jim & Theresa Mowery says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Nancy was a very strong woman . We enjoyed working with her at the Sons of Italy and seeing her enjoy all the dances! She will be greatly missed!! Our prayers are with her & the family!

  • August 11, 2020
    Tony and Diane Hudak and Helen Frollini says:
    You have our deepest sympathy

  • August 10, 2020
    Naomi & Tom says:
    That was a lovely service. Your Mom was a wonderful woman. I’m sorry we couldn’t be there with you. Much Love Tom & Naomi Calovini

  • August 10, 2020
    michele ann johnson says:
    I met your mom when we got Ziggy. She had the kittens in her bathtub. She was a busy lady.

  • August 09, 2020
    Cathy and Homer says:
    So sorry Karen for your loss. It is hard when you lose your Mom. I will be thinking of you