Edward E. D’Aurelio, 77, Indiana formerly of Homer City died March 28, 2021 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. He was born September 15, 1943 in Indiana, PA to Joseph and Guida (Contestabile) D’Aurelio.
Ed is a member of Our lady of the Assumption Parish and a United States Air Force Veteran.
He is a retired music teacher and band director at Homer Center Junior/Senior High School, where he taught for 26 years.
Ed loved music. He played in the Blairsville Community band, was a member of a Civil War reenactment band, was in the United States Air Force band for 8 years, and also took a seat in the Homer Center High School band pit when they needed him. He was also a member of his church choir.
Ed loved to golf and was a softball umpire for many years. He also loved bowling and bowled a perfect 300 game, of which he was so proud! A lover of all sports, he almost never missed a Homer Center Wildcat football game, and also worked the clock at the high school basketball games for years.
He is survived by his daughter, Kristy (Pierce) Kline and husband Brad of Morgantown, PA; daughter, Shelly Terry and husband Donald, of Daisytown, PA; and son Allen Pierce, of Texas; grandchildren, Zachery Raber, Emilee and Benjamin Wilson, and Chloe, Maxwell, and Leo Kline. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph D’Aurelio and wife Iris, of Jupiter, FL and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Carol; parents, Joseph and Guida; sisters, Florence Gnibus and Virginia Adamson; and brother, Louis D’Aurelio.
Friends will be received Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 1-9 PM at the Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Homer City. A Blessing Service will be held Wednesday at 10 AM at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Lucernemines Site.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the
Homer Center Education Foundation,
ATTN: Ed D’Aurelio Music Project,
65 Wildcat Lane,
Homer City, Pa 15748
Due to the pandemic, mask and social distancing will be required.
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