Ida Jean Cantola Dixon, 92, of North Apollo, passed away Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights. She was born Wednesday, May 29, 1929, in White Station, Pa., the daughter of the late Pasquale and Ida Collelo Cantola. Before her retirement, she worked for West Penn Hat & Cap. She enjoyed doing crafts and taking care of her nieces and nephews. She was a big Pittsburgh sports fan but especially loved the Penguins. Ida was famous for her pizzelles and her recipe. She always put others first in her life. She is survived by her children, Lori Dixon, of North Apollo, Tim Dixon, of North Apollo, and Terry Dixon, of North Apollo. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Dominic, William, Nick, Albert and Patsy Cantola; and her sisters, Viola Sciotti and Rose Bowman. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the KELLY L. CORRIDONI FUNERAL HOME LTD.,1916 Moore Ave., North Apollo. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in the funeral home, with Pastor Lee Rupert officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery in Avonmore.
Published by The Valley News Dispatch on Oct. 13, 2021.