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Obituary

Jennie DiOrio was born Giovanna Angelina Battistoni on August 6, 1924, daughter of the late Gilda and Giovachino Battistoni and passed on August 1, 2017, just shy of her 93rd birthday. Jennie was one of the owners of the former Oasis Restaurant in Heidelberg. She grew up in Cuddy, attended Carnegie Tech Business School and lived most of her life in Bridgeville, spending her later years in Scott Twp. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Nicolas DiOrio of 52 years, her Sisters, Laura Miller and Edith Nardini, and Brother Mario Battistoni. She is survived by her daughters Maria DiOrio of Scott Twp and Diane Rafle of Edinboro, her husband Harry Rafle and her most cherished grandchildren, Abram Rafle of Chicago, Illinois, Nicole Rafle of Las Vegas, Nevada, and David Rafle of Edinboro, her brother Emil Battistoni and many nieces ,nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Asbury Heights Foundation for Benevolent Care, 700 Bower Hill Road, Pgh, PA 15243 or Via Quest Hospice Patient Care Fund, 612 Park Ave., Monongahela, PA 15063. Family and friends received on Friday from 4-7 PM at the Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 1PM at Holy Child Parish, Bridgeville.