Alice "Re-Re" Carnali

  • Born: September 8, 1935
  • Died: January 13, 2021
  • Location: Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

Lee & Martin Funeral Home

73 Highland Ave
Burgettstown, PA 15021

Tel. (724) 947-9518

Tribute & Message From The Family


Alice Marie "ReRe" Brunner Carnali, 85, of Burgettstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning January 13, 2021 at Country Meadows, Bridgeville, PA.
She was born on September 8, 1935 a daughter of the late John Jacob and Violet Riley Brunner.
A graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown and she worked for Union National Bank, Pittsburgh, PA.
Re Re was a lifelong and faithful member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, now the Burgettstown Presbyterian Church.
Re Re enjoyed vacations to Geneva on the Lake and Myrtle Beach, SC. She traveled the world with her friends and devoted much of her time to her family and community. Re Re and Johnny lived life to the fullest, their love for each other, music and dancing always lit up the room. After losing Johnny, Re Re kept on dancing and brought much joy to everyone she met and those that cared for her.
She is preceded in death by her husband John P. Carnali who she married on January 2, 1965, along with her brothers, William "Giz" Brunner, John L. "Jackie" Brunner and Dickie Brunner who died at a young age; two sisters Geraldine "Duddie" Darras and Virginia Ann "Dinny Ann" Robertson.
She is survived by her three devoted children Bruce Carnali (Karen), Susan Crofford and Mary Beth Assaf (Michael). Six grandchildren, Brent & Kaci Carnali, Evan & Erica Crofford, Anthony Bovalina, Alexander & Andrew Assaf and her great grandson Camden Jon Crofford.
Friends will be received from 12:00PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday January 17, 2021 in the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021 where services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday January 18, with the Rev. Cinda Isler, Pastor of the Burgettstown Presbyterian Church officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Weirton, WV.
Everyone visiting the funeral home and attending the services are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing for the safety of the family, staff, clergy and themselves.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Alice in a special way can make a memorial donation in her memory to the Burgettstown Presbyterian Church, 1325 Main Street, Burgettstown, PA 15021 or the Alzheimers Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 www.alz.org


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry. My grandaughter really liked her.

Posted by Stephanie Galish - Slovan, PA - Friend   January 27, 2021

What a bright light in any room. My love is with you all.

Posted by Justin Ferrese - Washington, DC - Family   January 16, 2021

Susan and family... Many delightful memories of Re-Re while working with her on bank projects; she was a wonderful part of my working life... Know that many, many people were touched by your Mom and remember her with great fondness. My condolences...

Posted by marty snodgrass - Coworker   January 15, 2021

Was such a great neighbor & friend to our family in Langeloth, Pa.

Posted by Randy Sabo Sabo - East Palestine, OH - Family Friend   January 14, 2021

Mary Beth and Family,

Re-Re has crossed my mind from time to time over the years. I always remembered how nice she was from my first day in the Van Pool from Burgettstown to Pittsburgh.

My sympathy to the family.

Posted by Andrea Byrom - Friend   January 14, 2021

I am so deeply sadden to hear about ReRe passing. She was such a fun loving, kind, and classy lady. I'm sure she will be missed by many. I REM riding the bus to Pgh with her in the 70s . Really a great friend. Know that she is now in the Loving Arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Rest in Peace. With my deepest sympathy.

Posted by Kathy Richey Franchina - Friend   January 14, 2021