Clistie Cattafesta

Obituary of Clistie Evelyn Twyman Cattafesta

Clistie Evelyn Twyman Cattafesta, 101, of Kingmont, peacefully passed away early Monday, February 15, 2016. Born on December 9, 1914 in Rosedale,WV, she was daughter of the late Clem Oscar and Mary Catherine Shaver Twyman. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Nick Cattafesta, with whom she enjoyed 20 years of retirement together. Evelyn was a devoted, loving, and cheerful wife, mom, grandma, great grandma, and hostess. Evelyn and Nick built their home in Kingmont in 1949 and passed along the tradition of Sunday family get-togethers with their Fairmont siblings for many years. Nick spent summers leaning to garden from the “the Mrs.” and Evelyn spent winters quilting and crocheting with her sisters. She and Nick loved the countless hours they spent with their granddaughters and Evelyn loving cared for Nathan after school for many years. Evelyn loved her road trips with other seniors and beach vacations with her family. Our family is very appreciative of the care provided for Miss Clistie during the last four years by the staff at the Tygart Center – Genesis in Fairmont, WV. Survivors include a daughter, Judith A. and her husband Tom Brooks of Kingmont. 2 granddaughters, Tracye Tennant Kingmont and Leigh Ann and her husband Chuck Brockhoff of Irwin, PA, 3 great grandchildren; Nathan Daniel of Morgantown, WV, Edward Rusnica, and Jillian Brockhoff of Irwin, PA., She is also survived by a sister Susan Bosley and sisters-in-law Christina Jacobs and Gloria Twyman. She was preceded in death by her 9 brothers and sisters; Harley Twyman, Mamie Perkins, Denzil Twyman, Agnes Mullenix, Maysel Barth, Earl Twyman, Virginia Less, Charles Twyman, and Glenn Twyman. Family and friends will be received at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV on Thursday from 2pm until 4pm and 6pm until 8pm and Friday morning from 11am until 1pm. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Friday, February 19, 2016, at 1pm, with Pastor Dan Kaser officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery and Mausoleum in Fairmont, WV.