Teodolinda Beccari

Obituary of Teodolinda (Navarro) Beccari

Teodolinda “Teddy” Navarro Beccari, age 95, of Squirrel Hill formerly of Hickman, PA in Collier Township passed from this life into God's presence on Friday, November 15, 2019 at her son's home.  She is the devoted wife of the late Angelo, "Andy" and beloved mother of Louis A. and John "Jeff" her adopted son.  Granny of Josh Weitzel who she loved with all her heart.  Mrs. Beccari is the daughter of the late Ignacio and Maria Ruiz Navarro and sister of the late Ramona, Juan, Francisco, and Marcelino.  She was born in Coalcoman, Michoacán Mexico and grew up in Ciudad Valles, San Luis Potosi Mexico.   On February 15, 1962, she and her husband Andy married in Ciudad Valles and together they shared 36 years of marriage.  She was known by many names, “Teddy”, “Teodora”, “Yaya”, “Teodorita”, “Tía”, “Abuelita”, “Mrs. B.” and "MM".  One name in particular, "Sister Girl", was given to her many years ago by John.  Home canning, baking, making apple pies and driving her car were some of the things she enjoyed most in life. When her grandson Josh got his learner's permit, she was very involved in taking him out to practice his driving.  At the end of each lesson, there was an apple pie waiting for him.  Mrs. Beccari will be greatly missed by her many dearly loved friends, nephews and nieces in the United States and Mexico.  She was a parishioner of St. Barbara's Church, Bridgeville, PA and member of the Christian Mothers Guild. Also, the family is extremely thankful for the many heart-felt forms of love, prayers, support and home-cooked meals received from Sandra Oliva, Doreen Simeone and Kim Lesante.  A very special thank you to a wonderful physician and dear friend Dr. Lesley Degiovanni MD .  Vaya con Dios!

Family and friends received on Sunday from 4-8 PM and Monday from 2-8 PM at the Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333).  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at NOON at St. Barbara Church. 

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