Michael Durilla

Michael Durilla, 88, of Maple Heights, Ohio, formerly of Coaldale, died in Ohio. He was the husband of the late Helen (Crepack) Durilla.

Prior to retiring, he had been employed as a supervisor in the chemical manufacturing industry.

Born in Coaldale, he was a son of the late Frank and Susan (Maholick) Durilla.

A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army.

Surviving are a son, Michael Durilla of Howell, N.J., and his wife, Maria; one grandson, Michael James Durilla; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers; and three sisters.

Service: Office of Christian Burial with Divine Liturgy, 11 a.m., Friday, St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Lansford, with the Rev. Vasyl Chepelskyy officiating. Interment, with military honors, parish cemetery, Summit Hill. Call 10-11 a.m., Friday, in the church. Memorials in his name may be made to the Village at Mary Mount, 5200 Mary Mount Village Dr., Garfield Heights, OH, 44125. Arrangements by the Gulla Funeral Home, 130 E. Ridge St., Coaldale. Online guestbook at

Published in Times News on May 16, 2012

Note: Class of 1941