Teresa Jane (Amato) Felty
Teresa Jane Felty, age 91, died Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hazel Township, Pennsylvania. Teresa moved from Shelby to Pennsylvania in 2002 to be close to her son, Rick.
Teresa was born July 19, 1921 in Shelby, the daughter of the late Sam and Rose (Ricco) Amato. She was a former employee of Amato’s Superette in Shelby and Food of The Boot Restaurant in Shelby. Teresa was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Altar and Rosary Society, Daughters of Isabella, Knights of Columbus #1968 Ladies Auxiliary, Shelby American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Teresa is survived by one son: Rick Felty of Hazleton, PA; 3 grandchildren: Tammi Jo Armstrong of Columbus, Todd A. Felty of Clyde, Traci E.(Chris) Hamman of Cameron, NC; 4 great grandchildren; a brother: Joe Amato of Bellevue; 2 sisters-in-law: Madonna Amato and Virginia Amato. She was preceded in death by her husband: Walter Vernon Felty in 1981; a son: Ronnie Felty; 4 brothers: Sam, Jim, Lloyd, and Tommy Amato; 3 sisters: Mary Woessner, Carrie Felix and Rose Lux.
Friends may call on Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 2-4 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 4 PM by the Daughters of Isabella. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday at 10:30 AM at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. To send a condolence please visit