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Elaine M. Prybella

Obituary for Elaine M. Prybella

July 19, 1930 - July 27, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 91


Elaine M. Prybella, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday evening, July 27, 2021. She was 91 years old. Elaine was born on July 19, 1930 in Philadelphia to the late Robert A. Casciato and Emily M. (née Koch) Casciato and was the wife to the late Robert W. Prybella, Sr. She was a graduate of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School and worked as a Benefits Manager for Central Penn Bank, now Meridian Bank. In her free time, Elaine enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, crocheting, taking endless family photos and movies, and volunteering at her children's schools. She will be fondly remembered as a role model for her strong faith and as a family-oriented mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. Elaine was known for her humor and strong character, and she never shied away from voicing her opinion. You could always count on her to stand up for what she believed was right.

Elaine is survived by two children: John A. Prybella and his wife Karen, and Maria E. Prybella Brown. She was predeceased by her son Robert W. Prybella, Jr. and is survived by her daughter-in-law, Angela Prybella. Elaine is also survived by 12 grandchildren: Brian, Nicholas, Stephanie, Cynthia, Amanda, Laura, Stephen, Lisa, Matthew, Emily, Stephen, Joseph; 19 great grandchildren: Ryan, Brody, Kyle, Jonathan, James, Isaac, Anna, Connor, Patrick, Tommy, Owen, Samuel, Livia, Elle, Chase, Jake, Henry, Harrison, Savannah; and her sister: Joan DiPietropaolo.

Relatives and friends are invited to Elaine's Life Celebration at John F. Givnish of Philadelphia, 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154 on Sunday evening, August 1, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and again at the funeral home on Monday morning, August 2, 2021 from 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. followed by her funeral mass at Christ the King Church, 3252 Chesterfield Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Family services are entrusted under the care of the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 215-281-0100.

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