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Andrews, Daniel E. 59

  • Wilkins Township
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Lanigan, East Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Daniel E. "Danny" Andrews, 59, of Wilkins Township, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was the husband of Ana (Bustamente) Andrews; stepfather of Rolando Bustamente and Gabriela Sevilla; step-grandfather of Malia; son of Robert and Naomi L. (Davis) Andrews, of Clarksburg; brother of David E. (Karen) Andrews, of Penn Township, and Billie F. Andrews, of Monroeville; uncle of Frank and Christopher Dvorchak, Noah Andrews and Britt (Artie) Petro; and grand-uncle of Wyatt Petro. Danny was a building trades insulator and a member of the Insulators Union, Local No. 2 in Pittsburgh. For a pastime, Danny was a passionate coin collector. Friends are welcome from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800, where a blessing service will be held at 7 p.m. http://www.laniganfuneralhome.com.
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Austin, John A. 81

  • Bakerstown
  • Born: 1933-03-21
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Schellhaas, Bakerstown | Get Directions
  • John A. "Jack" Austin, 81, of Bakerstown, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was born March 21, 1933, in Bakerstown. He was the beloved husband for 61 years of Ann M. (McClaren) Austin; loving father of John W. "Jack" (Allison), of Wexford, Richard D., of Gibsonia, Kimberly A. (Daniel) Stefanov, of Bridgeport, W.Va., Karen L. (Frank) Snair, of Fawn Township, Jeffrey S. (Jill), of Wexford, and Karla D. (Michael) Gill, of Gibsonia; and proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. and Erdene (Burchfield) Austin; stepmother, Lee (McCoy) Austin; siblings, Dorothy Dillner, Wilma Sweazen and William Austin; daughter-in-law, Rhonda; and grandson, Graham Austin. Jack proudly served his country in the Army Signal Corps during the Korean War and was an elder at Bull Creek United Presbyterian Church. Family will welcome friends from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES LTD., 5864 Heckert Road, Bakerstown, PA 15007. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Bull Creek United Presbyterian Church. Private interment at Bakerstown Cemetery. Family suggests donations to Allegheny Valley Association of Churches, 1913 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065 or Bull Creek United Presbyterian Church, 224 Tarentum-Culmerville Road, Tarentum, PA 15084. Please pay tribute at http://www.schellhaasfh.com.
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Boyles, E. Harold Hal 91

  • Monroeville
  • Born: 1923-08-23
  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Corl, Monroeville | Get Directions
  • E. Harold "Hal" Boyles, 91, of Monroeville, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, surrounded by family. Born Aug. 23, 1923, in Alexander, W.Va., he was a son of John Bethel and Ruth Cosby (Brooks) Boyles. He was the beloved husband of 67 years of Gertrude A. (Hart) Boyles; devoted father of Diana Hayes, Elaine (Ben Burnheimer) Junio, John (Catherine) Boyles, Pamela (Vincent) Panucci and Andrew (Julia) Boyles; loving grandfather of Amanda and John Hayes, Rachel Junio, Christina (Brandon) Moses and David (Emily), John P. (Carly), Levi, Seth and Keilah Boyles; and great-grandfather of Amelia, David E., Madison, Liam and Mason Boyles and Hanna, Julia, Tyler, Graysen and Hudson Moses. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A 1946 graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and a self-taught writer, photographer and musician, he had a long career in advertising. He retired from Eljer Plumbingware as director of marketing communications in 1985. An avid painter, he had been a member of the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, the Penn Art Association and the East Suburban Art League, where he also served as president. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the GENE H. CORL INC. FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATION SERVICES OF MONROEVILLE, 4335 Northern Pike, 412-372-2100. Funeral service in the funeral chapel will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, with the Rev. Rob Marrow officiating. Interment will be following at Restland Memorial Park. The family thanks Forbes Hospice for their caring professionalism. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Forbes Hospice or Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, Monroeville. http://www.corlfuneralchapel.com.
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Brozosky, Marion L. 84

  • White Oak
  • Died: 2014-11-16
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  • Marion L. Brozosky, 84, formerly of White Oak, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Shell Point Hospice in Fort Myers, Fla. She was born in Vandergrift but later moved to White Oak. She graduated from McKeesport Area High School in 1948. She was employed by U.S. Steel and GC Murphy Co. Marion served as a deacon and active member of Immanuel United Presbyterian Church in McKeesport. She was a widow of both David W. Rollason, of McKeesport, and Edward J. Brozosky, of Duquesne. She had three children, Kathleen Rollason, of Annapolis, Md., Edward J. Brozosky and his wife, Lee Ann Jacobs, of Fort Myers, Fla., and Mary McNamee, of White Oak. She is also survived by her sister, Shirley Turocy, of White Oak; her aunt, Lois Treese, of Cherry Tree; and her beloved grandson, Samuel J. Vlastos, of White Oak; along with many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, Alice O'Harrah McQuiston and her father, Dale Dougherty McQuiston; along with siblings, Harold McQuiston and Mildred Miller, all from Fort Myers. A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Jefferson Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Shell Point Hospice in Fort Myers.
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Carpenter, Mary P. 90

  • Mt. Washington
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Lanigan, East Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Mary Patricia "Pat" (Clougherty) Carpenter, 90, of Mt. Washington, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was the wife of the late Frank E. Carpenter; devoted mother of Pattie L. Macey and Thomas J. Carpenter (Marsha); loving grandmother of Michele Macey-Null (Anthony), Melody Macey-Kalcevic (Patrick) and Thomas P. Macey; great-grandmother to Amber Rose Macey and Arie, Mila and Fiona Kalcevic; daughter of the late Patrick and Hazel Clougherty, of East Pittsburgh; and beloved sister of Leo Clougherty (Patricia). She was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard, Robert, Francis and Raymond Clougherty. She is also survived by one brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews. Known as "Pat" or "Patsy" by many, she spent more than 40 years of her life working within the dining services of Duquesne University, welcoming many young students to the daily meals in their time away from home. She became a comfort to many as well as a friend. Pat supported the students in their athletic endeavors by becoming a great fan of the Duquesne Dukes football, basketball and baseball teams, attending as many games as she could. Also an avid Steelers fan, she enjoyed her Steelers home games at Three Rivers Stadium and Heinz Field up until age 85. She was a true sports enthusiast, inspired by her Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame father. Friends are welcome from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800, and are welcome to meet at St. Mary of the Mount Parish, Grandview Avenue, Mt. Washington, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Father Sean Hogan Scholarship Fund, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. http://www.laniganfuneralhome.com
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Clarke, Donald J. 63

  • Clairton
  • Born: 1951-05-28
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Finney, Clairton | Get Directions
  • Donald James Clarke, 63, of Clairton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was born May 28, 1951, to the late Patrick Clarke and Julia (Robstock) Clarke. He is survived by significant other, Roxanne Seganos Haman, of Clairton. Donald is also survived by four sisters, Patricia (Michael) Goetz, of Villa Hills Ky., Eileen Clarke, of Florence, Ky., Mary Allen, of Union, Ky., and Christine (Jimmy) James, of Florence; and also by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his former wife, Cheryl Hamilton Clarke in 2005. He graduated from Neshaminy High School, of Langhorne in 1968. Donald worked at a variety of companies doing odd jobs and maintenance work. Arrangements entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St., Clairton, PA 15025. Online condolences may be offered at http://www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
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Cravener, Kenneth L. 73

  • Natrona Heights
  • Born: 1941-11-13
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Redmond, Freeport | Get Directions
  • Kenneth L. Cravener, 73, of Natrona Heights, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 27, 2014, peacefully, at his residence. Ken was born in Fawn Township, Nov. 13, 1941. He was the son of the late Dorothy (McGuire) Babinsack and George Cravener. Ken was a 1959 graduate of Freeport High School. He served in the Navy aboard the destroyer the USS Massey. After his service, he worked as a crane repairman at Pullman Standard in Butler for 20 years. When Pullman Standard closed down, Ken went to work for Casey Equipment Co., in Harmarville, for a few years and then went to work for Allegheny Ludlum Steel for 15 years, retiring in 2006. Ken was a member of the Freeport VFW and the Treasure Hunting Club of Butler. He enjoyed metal detecting, jigsaw puzzles and making jewelry out of coins. He loved to watch the Steelers and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Jo-Ann (Nold) Cravener; his two sons, Michael Cravener and Tim Cravener, both of West Tarentum; his step-son, Joseph K. (Dea) Wingard, of Brackenridge; and his brother, Paul Cravener, of Freeport. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Joseph J., Levi H., Gavin W., Cody L. and Grace R. Wingard. Ken was preceded in death his step-father, and the man who raised him, Emanuel Babinsack; his son, Jeffrey Cravener; brother, George Cravener; sisters, Maxine McGuire and Karen Born; and his daughter-in-law, Debbie Cravener. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec 1, in the REDMOND FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 High St., in Freeport. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Dec. 2, in the funeral home with Dr. Cletus L. Hull III of Trinity United Christian Church of Lower Burrell officiating. Burial will be held in McVille Union Cemetery Freeport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 100 W. Station Square Drive, Suite 1900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. To send a condolence, visit http://www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Davis Jr., Charles J. 89

  • Penn Hills , Formerly of Shadyside
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Burket-Truby, Oakmont | Get Directions
  • Charles J. Davis Jr., 89, of Penn Hills, formerly of Shadyside, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Veronica (Galuska) Davis; loving father of Helen (the late Steve) Fialkovich, Charles S. Davis and Veronica (Bill) Franciscus; dear grandfather of Megan Fialkovich, Erin and Matthew Franciscus; and brother of the late Helen Davis. Charles was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church and Choir in Shadyside. He proudly served our country in the Navy during World War II and was a longtime employee of U.S. Steel and Research. He was also a member of Frick Lawn Bowling. The family would like to thank the physicians and staff at Harmarville DCI Dialysis, 4 East Shadyside Hospital and the staff and volunteers at Forbes Hospice. Friends and relatives will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION and ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 310 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Everyone please meet at church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Forbes Hospice, c/o West Penn Hospital, 4800 Friendship Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224 or National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.
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Dawkins, Marcaysia C. 19

  • Formerly of Clairton
  • Born: 1995-05-22
  • Died: 2014-11-22
  • Funeral Home: Waters, Clairton | Get Directions
  • Marcaysia Carrell Dawkins was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. She was born May 22, 1995, daughter of Charisma Joy Dawkins, of Lithonia, Ga., and Mark Anthony Price, of Clairton. She attended the Clairton School District and was a graduate of Lithonia High School in Georgia. She was very active as a cheerleader, a majorette, a member of the Honeybears Pep Team and member of the track team. She was also a member of the McKeesport Y swim team. She played summer league softball, took karate and participated in a Ms. Black Teen Pageant. She took dance lessons for 10 years at Peggy Price Studio for dance and baton. Marcaysia had great work ethics for a person so young. While attending high school, she worked at the Community Center in Mill Vue Acres, McDonald's and, in the summer, she worked at Kennywood Park. In March of 2013, she and her family relocated to Lithonia, Ga. She enrolled in Lithonia High School and on May 23, 2014, the day after her 19th birthday, she graduated from there ready to take on the world. Once she and her family relocated to Georgia, Marcaysia found a job at the McDonald's and also worked at a daycare center. She was also considering a career with the Navy. She was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church, Clairton, for many years. Marcaysia loved the Lord and he was her strength and strong tower. She was a member of the Young Peoples Choir, member of the Praise and Worship Dancers, Daughters of the KING and an usher. Upon relocating to Georgia, Marcaysia attended Berean Christian Church, Stone Mountain, Ga. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Fred Dawkins; great-grandparents, Willie and Mary Dawkins and Frances and Charles Williams. She leaves to cherish her memories her parents; sisters, Markieya Caprice Price, Kyaisha Joy Johnson and stepsister, Shaquna West; grandmother, Vivian Johnson; stepgreat-grandmother, Eula Williams; uncles, Daniel Dawkins (Monica), Brian Dawkins and Jim Price (Sharlene); aunts, Rhonda Price, Amber Price and Aljamae Singleton; other relatives and many friends. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 307 Shaw Ave., Clairton, with funeral services following the visitation hour. The Rev. Dr. Willie J. Thompson Jr. will officiate with the Rev. Dr. William C. Callaway bringing the eulogy. Local arrangements by the ROBERT A. WATERS FUNERAL HOME INC., Clairton.
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Deet, Michelle R. 44

  • Bethel Park
  • Born: 1970-08-26
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Willig, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Michelle Renee Deet, 44, of Bethel Park, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at UPMC McKeesport. Born Aug. 26, 1970, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Jacqueline Deet, of White Oak. Michelle dearly loved her family and dogs. She worked at Baldwin ATF, loved bowling and rooting for the Steelers. In addition to her mom, she is survived by sister, Lori (Daryl) Schulte; niece, Stephanie Schulte; nephew, Nicholas Schulte; uncles, Frank (Gennie), Duane (Debbie) and David (Mary Beth); also survived by cousins and caregivers. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Frank and Ina Hreha and William and Virginia Deet. Family and friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at WILLIG FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES. A blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Round Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven, 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131.
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Delserone, Anna Marie 85

  • West Mifflin
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Savolskis, Munhall | Get Directions
  • Anna Marie (Lucsko) Delserone, 85, of West Mifflin, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Donald R. Delserone; daughter of the late Michael and Mary Lucsko; mother of Richard (Tammy) Delserone and the late Donald D. Delserone; grandmother of Richard Jr. (Rachel) Delserone and Alex Robert Delserone; and great-grandmother of Gavin Delserone. She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters and is also survived by her former daughter-in-law, Patricia Delserone. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the SAVOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3501 Main St., Munhall. A blessing service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Father Nicholas Mastrangelo, officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. http://www.swgfuneralhome.com.
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Dillner, Herman E. 93

  • West Deer
  • Born: 1921-05-04
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Schellhaas, Bakerstown | Get Directions
  • Herman E. Dillner, 93, of West Deer, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Born May 4, 1921, in Gibsonia, he was the son of the late Joseph and Irene (Bonin) Dillner; beloved husband for 50 years of Dorothy (Patton) Dillner; loving father of Herman E. (Joy) Dillner Jr., of Pymatuning, Betty Jane (John) Burke, of Florida, Mark E. (Marcie) Dillner, of Bairdford, and Marrene (Charles) Mechler, of Tarentum; brother of Hazel Mink, of Dorseyville, Earl Dillner, of Butler, Howard Dillner, of Gibsonia, and the late Harry Dillner, Elmer (Jean) Dillner and Ruth Black; and is also survived by six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. An Army World War II veteran, Herman served in an infantry division in Normandy, Northern France, and Rhineland, Central Europe. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with four Bronze Stars, World War II Victory Medal and Freedom Award, given by the French government. Herman went on to work for 33 and one third years at the Gulf Research Facility in Harmar as a painter. He was a lifelong member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Dorseyville, where he served on the property and cemetery Committees. Herman was a longtime member of the West Deer VFW and enjoyed gardening, playing cards and working on his five tractors. Family will welcome friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES LTD., 5864 Heckert Road, Bakerstown, PA 15007. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Trinity United Church of Christ, Dorseyville, with interment to follow in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Dorseyville. Family suggests donations to Trinity U.C.C., 3712 Saxonburg Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Please offer condolences at http://www.schellhaasfh.com.
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Dively, Susan L. 59

  • Avalon , Formerly of Ross Township
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Pinkerton, Avalon | Get Directions
  • Susan Lyn (Gordon) Dively, 59, of Avalon, formerly of Ross Township, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was the loving wife of David J. Dively; mother of Kristan Semmler and Jacklyn Prepelka; proud grandmother of four; daughter of Dolores and the late Jim Gordon; and sister of Linda Williamson and James Gordon. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 until time of service at 8 p.m. Monday at the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME INC., 1014 California Ave., Avalon, 412-766-5600.
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Dudgeon, Charles S. 86

  • Munhall
  • Born: 1928-01-22
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Maloy-Schleifer, Duquesne | Get Directions
  • Charles S. "Bud" Dudgeon, 87, of Munhall, formerly of Duquesne, died Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at home. He was born Jan. 22, 1928, in McKeesport, a son of the late James B. and Lydia Mae (Waltower) Dudgeon. He was retired from Pipe Fitters Local 354, Latrobe. He was a member of West Side United Methodist Church, McKeesport, and a member and past master of Duquesne-McKeesport Lodge No. 731 F and AM. He was also a member of Scottish Rite Consistory Valley of Pittsburgh, Royal Order of Scotland. He proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was the beloved husband of 54 years to the late June M. (Nemes) Dudgeon; father of James (Rose) Dudgeon, of New Brittain, Conn., Robert Dudgeon, of Butler, and Lisa (Tom) Weir, of West Mifflin; grandfather of Jason and James Dudgeon, Melanie Dudgeon, Tom (Lyne) Weir and Jessica (Ryan) Shea; and great-grandfather of Jackson Dudgeon, Riley, Andrew Weir, Joslyne DeBonis, Alaina Shea, Morgan Shea and Nolan Shea. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, William B. Schleifer, supervisor, William Brian Schleifer, funeral director. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at the funeral home with Pastor Annette Bolds. Interment Mt. Vernon Cemetery with military honors. Masonic services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
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Enzerra, Robert M. 81

  • North Side
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Devlin, Ross Township | Get Directions
  • Robert M. Enzerra, 81, of the North Side, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was the beloved husband for 51 years of Mary Georgia (Seman); loving father of Lisa Merwin Enzerra, Thomas Enzerra (Susan), Robert Enzerra (Carrie), Mark Enzerra (Paula), Edward Enzerra (Julia) and Teresa Enzerra (Christopher); proud grandfather of Megan Fike, Emily Enzerra, Carlie Enzerra, Jessica Merwyn, Donald Merwyn, Gabriella Enzerra, Halie Enzerra, Thomas Enzerra and George Enzerra; proud great-grandfather of Zoe Tate; brother of Margie Carruba, Mildred Reynolds, Joan Werkmeister, and the late Clara Preskie, Edward Enzerra, Thomas Enzerra, Alfred Enzerra and Francis Enzerra; and is also survived by many loving friends and relatives. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 806 Perry Highway, Ross Township. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Incarnation of the Lord Parish, 4071 Franklin Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15214. Robert was a retired clerk with the United States Postal Service at the General Mail Facility where many referred to him by the nickname of "Coach." Robert worked in many delivery units prior to transferring to the GMF. Robert served honorably in the Army during the Korean conflict. Robert coached little league baseball for many years even after his children grew and enjoyed teaching and mentoring the kids on the North Side with the Perry Athletic Association. Robert also assisted in coaching football for Nativity Grade School. Robert was very proud and was fond of telling us his stories of his past growing up on the North Side and still maintained friendships from his childhood especially with good friends Ray Curry and Jim Cush.
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Fiedler, Virginia R. 94

  • North Side
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Sperling, Mc Candless | Get Directions
  • Virginia Rose (Estel) Fiedler, 94, of the North Side, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Passavant Hospital. Virginia was a member of St. Peters Church, North Side, and was a former member of the Mothers Guild of St. Mary's Church, North Side. She was predeceased by her husband, John, in 2006; and her siblings, Regis and Robert Estel, and Mildred Brady. Surviving are her sons, Christian (Paula), Robert (Jane) and John (Donna); and daughter, Virginia Sterrett. She was also loved by four grandchildren, Robert, Denise, Amy and John "JT" Fiedler. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at SPERLING FUNERAL HOME, 700 Blazier Drive, Wexford, PA 15090. Mass of Christian Burial wil be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Our Lady Queen of Peace, North Side (please meet at church). Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.
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Fitzpatrick, Margaret D. 87

  • Verona
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: McCabe, Bloomfield | Get Directions
  • Margaret "Dolores" Fitzpatrick, 87, of Seneca Place in Verona, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was formerly a longtime resident of the Garfield-Bloomfield neighborhood in Pittsburgh. She was the beloved wife of the late Emmett Fitzpatrick; and loving mother of James Fitzpatrick and Jackie McDade (husband Don, the best son-in-law in the world). She also very much loved her grand dog (Hercules). Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at McCABE BROS. INC. FUNERAL HOME, 5300 Penn Ave., Bloomfield, where funeral will commence at 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, Penn Campus. Interment to follow in Allegheny Cemetery.
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Gambino, Charles Blue Eyes D. 79

  • Jefferson Hills
  • Born: 1935-11-05
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Jefferson, Pleasant Hills | Get Directions
  • Charles D. "Blue Eyes" Gambino, 79, of Jefferson Hills, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 5, 1935, in Clairton, son of the late Charles and Frances (Fazio) Gambino. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miller) Gambino for 55 years; loving father of Charlene Gambino Petrelli (Dominic), Marc Gambino (Missy); grandfather of Gia, Angelina and Marco Gambino; step-grandfather of Richard, Nicholas and Liza Petrelli; brother of Anthony, Richard and the late Jack Gambino and Cynthia VanRyn. He isalso survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Clare of Assisi, Clairton. Condolences may be posted at http://www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.
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Ganassi, Sylvia M. 96

  • Greenock
  • Born: 1918-06-19
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Gilbert, Elizabeth Township | Get Directions
  • Sylvia Mae Ganassi, 96, of Greenock, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at her home. She was born June 19, 1918, in Greenock, and was the daughter of the late Dario and Feame (Nizzoli) Pigozzi. Sylvia and her late husband, Mario Ganassi, were married for 43 years. She was a member of Greenock United Methodist Church and was a past president of the Elizabeth Township Historical Society. Sylvia enjoyed playing cards with her club girls and treasured her two trips to Italy. She is survived by her son, Glenn E. Ganassi, of Mt. Pleasant; granddaughters, Michelle and husband, Seth Forry, of Berlin, and Jennifer and husband, Alan Anderson, of Mt. Pleasant; great-granddaughters, Sara Forry and Emma Mae Anderson; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Dario "Nick" Jr., Wayne "Zeke," Edmund "Chuck" and Glenn Pigozzi. Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 6028 Smithfield St., Boston, Elizabeth Township. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Edwin Pope officiating. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greenock United Methodist Church, 1213 Greenock Road, McKeesport, PA 15135. Condolences may be made at http://www.gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
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Garfold, Ronald J. 64

  • Penn Hills
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Soxman, Penn Hills | Get Directions
  • Ronald J. Garfold, 64, of Penn Hills, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Earlene; loving father of Diana (Art Barr) Garfold and Beverly Garfold; grandfather of Isabella Egloff; son of Selma Garfold and the late Huey; and brother of Hugh (Joanne) Garfold, Sandra (Pete) Law, Susan (Mike) Bac, Cynthia (John Pryle) Garfold and Cheryl (Lee) Bolling. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD./ROTH CHAPEL, 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road), Penn Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Susanna Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.
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Green, Sister Anita 80

  • McCandless
  • Born: 1934-09-22
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Staab, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Sister Anita Green, CDP, 80, of McCandless died peacefully Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Providence Heights. Sister Anita (Sheila Rose) was born Sept. 22, 1934, in Utica, N.Y. She entered the Sisters of Divine Providence Aug. 21, 1949, in St. Louis Mo. Throughout the next 65 years she faithfully and joyfully served God and others in the Diocese of St. Louis, and for more than 20 of those years as an educator and administrator. She traveled to Germany for three years to research community history and returned to St. Louis to serve as director of Mt. Providence motherhouse. Following her years in education, Sister Anita ministered as director of mission effectiveness for Catholic Health Association in St. Louis. Through her work with CHA, she was recruited to go to Romania and oversee a project for orphans were she resided until 2003. Upon her return to the United States she took up residence with the sisters of Divine Providence in Allison Park where she continued her outreach to Romania and did local volunteer work with infants at the John Heinz Day Care. Sister Anita earned a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, a master's degree in theology and a Ph.D. in historical theology. She was preceded in death by her parents, Philip and Anna Lamphear Green; her brothers, Terence and Patrick; and brother-in-law Steve. She is survived by her sisters, Mary Ellen Green Moser, Bridget Green Kennedy; and many nieces and nephews and countless friends. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Providence Heights where wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Mother of Divine Providence Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to ANTHONY G. STAAB FUNERAL HOME INC. Memorial donations can be sent to Sisters of Divine Providence, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101. Visit us at http://www.staabfuneral.com.
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Harrison, Betty Ann 77

  • West View
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Schellhaas, West View | Get Directions
  • Betty Ann Harrison, 77, of West View, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. She was the sister of Barbara Ann Harrison; cousin of Judy Groskopf, Diane Barnum, Lester Eckert, Joan Malchano, James Jackson and their children, Nancy, Richard and Linda Groskopf, Tom and Stephen Barnum, Jenny Gluck, Todd and Susie Eckert, Mark, Robert, William and Michael Malchano, Barbara King and Beth McCallister. Betty Ann retired from UPMC Presbyterian after 37 years as a registered nurse. Family will welcome friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME INC., 388 Center Ave., West View, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 or Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Please pay tribute at http://www.schellhaasfh.com.
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Hoffman, Ellen Dubby M. 91

  • Ross Township
  • Born: 1923-11-21
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Devlin, Ross Township | Get Directions
  • Ellen M. (Mitchell) "Dubby" Hoffman, of Ross Township, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Passavant Hospital, with her loving daughters and granddaughter by her side. She was the wife of the late Bernard P. Hoffman; loving mother of Bernadette A. Hoffman (Mary) and Lisa L. Pappert (David); sister of Rita Claus and the late William, James, Jack, Thomas, Mary and Joseph; grandmother of Jennifer Pappert (Joe); and great-grandmother of Tyler Foor. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was born Nov. 21, 1923, in Pittsburgh, to John and Margaret Mitchell. She proudly served her country overseas during World War II. After the war, she attended trade school for cosmetology, earning a beautician license and opening her own business. She met her future husband on a blind date arranged by her sister at a local roller rink. After 10 years of marriage, she felt she was blessed when her two sons were born. She was an excellent cook who enjoyed shopping for loved ones and spending time with her family. She was able to overcome many challenges in her life with the love and support from her family. After the passing of her husband, Ben, in the early 90s, she went back to school to finish her education and earned her GED, of which she was very proud. She will be forever remembered for her loving and caring nature. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 806 Perry Highway, North Hills, where a blessing service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Animal Friends.
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Holleran, Marjorie

  • Formerly of Oakland and Beechview
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Freyvogel, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Marjorie Lewis Holleran, formerly of Oakland and Beechview, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, with family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Holleran; loving mother of Lynn Holleran (Charles Bowman), Nancy Hill (John), John Holleran (Sue), Judy Holleran (Michael Celender) and Kevin Holleran. She is the much-loved grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of seven. She was predeceased by brothers, Donald, Albert, George and Dean Lewis; and will be greatly missed by her sister-in-law, Jean Lewis; and her good friend, Marybeth Riley. Marjorie will be remembered for her generous heart, gentle spirit and her kindness to all. The family wishes to thank the staff at Marian Manor Alzheimer's Care Unit for the kindness and care that was given to Marjorie over the last 5 1/2 years. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and form 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS INC., 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire Street. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Marian Manor Chapel. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Marian Manor Alzheimer's Unit, 2695 Winchester Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.
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Kazior, Dorothy M. 87

  • Castle Shannon
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Laughlin, Castle Shannon | Get Directions
  • Dorothy M. (Rock) Kazior, 87, of Castle Shannon, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward P. Kazior; devoted mom of Jennifer (Jim) Tullio and Paul (Bonnie) Kazior; proud and loving grandma of Matthew and Nicholas Tullio, Lacey Kazior and Shane (Nicole) Reed; loving daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Bretti) Rock; dear sister of Ruth Murphy, Betty Losak and the late Thomas and Joseph Rock; also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends will be welcomed from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 1008 Castle Shannon Blvd., Castle Shannon. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Anne Church. Interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Park. If desired, family suggests memorials may be made to St. Anne School Endowment Fund, 400 Hoodridge Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. http://www.laughlinfuneralhome.com.
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Kemmerling, Byron R. 76

  • Shaler Township
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Zalewski, Lawrenceville | Get Directions
  • Byron R. Kemmerling, 76, of Shaler Township, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Edna M. (Paul) Kemmerling; loving father of Glenda Kemmerling; brother of Lois (Robert) Sovak and Edward J. Borkowski; uncle of D'Ann (Clifton) Stanford, Michael (the late Kimberly) Sovak and the late Robert (surviving wife, Melissa) Sovak; great-uncle of Corey and Christopher Stanford, Emily, Megan, Justin and Lindsay Sovak; and is also survived by many extended family members, relatives and friends from the Lawrenceville community. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the WALTER J. ZALEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 216 44th St., Lawrenceville. No visitation Thanksgiving Day. Family and friends are invited to gather at 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Angels Parish, St. Augustine Church. http://www.zalewskifuneralhome.com.
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Kohan, William A. 69

  • Allison Park
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Bock, Glenshaw | Get Directions
  • William A. "Bimbo" Kohan, 69, of Allison Park, Shaler Township, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was the son of the late Andrew and Agnes (Welsh) Kohan; beloved husband of Beverly (Willis) Kohan; loving father of Albert, Jennifer, Jimmy and Marissa Kohan; and brother of Sue Benaglio, Ann Sollinger, Nancy Myros, Jane Bittner, Tom, Robert, Any, Ron and the late Joe, John, Albert, Eileen and Sally Kohan. Bill was the proud owner of W.K. Trucking Inc. His passion was his trucks and NASCAR. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 2510 Middle Road, Glenshaw. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery of St. Mary's, Hampton Township.
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Lynch, William C.

  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Freyvogel, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • William C. Lynch died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of the late Sheila Darney Lynch; father of Glynn A. (Don) Essick and the late W. Christopher Lynch; grandfather of Regis William Essick and Kaitlyn McGlynn Essick; brother of Joe and Jerry Lynch, Rosemarie Neil and the late Patsy Koslosky, Helen Harrington, Joan Modzelewski, John, Gene, Thomas and Anthony Lynch; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS INC., 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire St. (http://www.freyvogelfuneralhome.com). Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul Cathedral.
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Maleski, Mary Beth 55

  • Natrona Heights
  • Born: 1959-08-29
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Cicholski-Zidek, Natrona Heights | Get Directions
  • Mary Beth Maleski, 55, of Natrona Heights, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1959, in Natrona Heights, the daughter of Richard A. Maleski, of Natrona Heights, and the late Helen E. Palovcak Maleski. Mary Beth studied art at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and then worked in the art department at Allegheny Ludlum Steel and as a floral designer at the former Allegheny Floral in Natrona Heights. She also won a national modeling competition based in New York, and was featured in photo shoots for national fashion magazines. Mary Beth was a member of Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Parish, Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Natrona Heights and the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association. She enjoyed arts and crafts, photography, crocheting, floral designing and loved animals, especially cats. Mary Beth is survived by her father, Richard A. Maleski; sister, Cynthia (Andrzej) Maleski Groch, of Natrona Heights; brothers, Dr. Richard M. (Lisa) Maleski, of Gibsonia, and Daniel R. (Cathy) Maleski, of Mt. Airy, Md.; and by her nieces and nephew, Richard J. Maleski, Elizabeth M. Groch, Kathleen A. Maleski and Kristina M. Maleski. Friends will be received from 9 until the time of a blessing service at 9:30 a.m. in THE CICHOLSKI-ZIDEK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights, 724-224-8688. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in Most Blessed Sacrament Church with her pastor, the Rev. James Mazurek, as celebrant. Entombment will be in Mt. Airy Mausoleum, Natrona Heights. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mary Beth may be made to the Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 533 Linden Ave., New Kensington, PA 15068. To send and online condolence, please visit ww.cicholski-zidekfh.com.
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Masur, George W. 75

  • Brighton Heights
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: O'Brien, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • George William Masur, 75, of Brighton Heights, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was the beloved and devoted husband for 53 years of Donna (Black) Masur; loving father of Judith and David Yockel, George and Elizabeth Masur and Donna and Vincent Delie; cherished Pap of Daniel (Christine) and Benjamin Yockel, George and Paul Masur and Andrew, Matthew and Lauren Delie; dear brother of Robert (Kathleen) Masur and the late Mary Ann Ball and James (the late Thea) Masur; and uncle to many nieces and nephews. George was a respected and talented machinist for 50 years and honorably served in the Marine Corps. Always a gentleman, he was eager to lend a helping hand to all and a loyal friend to many who will miss his quick wit and one-liners. Family and friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at O'BRIEN'S, 3724 California at Cooper avenues, North Side. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church.
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McGregor, Marsha 75

  • Ross Township
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Devlin, Ross Township | Get Directions
  • Marsha (Jasik) McGregor, 75, of Ross Township, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. She was the loving mother of Lynda (Mark) Dodson and the late David McGregor; daughter of the late Andrew Jasik and Edwin and Mary Mitesser; and is also survived by loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and relatives. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 806 Perry Highway, Ross Township. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Sebastian Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kanzius Cancer Research, The Erie Community Foundation, 459 W. Sixth St., Erie, PA 16507 in memory of her son, David.
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Meerhoff, Kathryn L. 68

  • Monroeville , Formerly of Polish Hill
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Zalewski, Lawrenceville | Get Directions
  • Kathryn L. (Mazza) Meerhoff, 68, of Monroeville, formerly of Polish Hill, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. She was the beloved wife of William Meerhoff; loving mother of Billy (Linda) Meerhoff Jr. and David Meerhoff; cherished grandmother of Dylan Meerhoff; loving daughter of Anne Janes and the late Jack Mazza; dear sister of John Mazza, Robert Mazza, Connie Lynn and the late Chuck Janes; niece of Edward and Robbie Malewski and family; and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the WALTER J. ZALEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 216 44th St., Lawrenceville. Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. http://www.zalewskifuneralhome.com.
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Newell, Patrick J. 107

  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Freyvogel, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Patrick J. Newell, 107, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Sarah Flaherty Newell; brother of the late Dudley Newell, Anne Newell Grealish and Mary Newell Curran; and also survived by his niece, Mary Newell Curran Dolnik and his nephew, Michael Curran. Patrick was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Army, and member of the forces that landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, during the D-Day invasion. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS INC., 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire St. (http://www.freyvogelfuneralhome.com). Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Regis Church.
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Patterson Sr., Michael D. 59

  • McCandless
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Soxman, Penn Hills | Get Directions
  • Michael D. Patterson Sr., M.D., 59, of McCandless, died unexpectedly at his home Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Sarah Ann (Grandy) Patterson; father of Michael Jr., Darryl (Bridgett), Lucas (Cori) and Jason Patterson; grandfather of Isabella, Alexis, Benjamin, Kylie, Elle and Melody; brother of Elmore (Leslie) Patterson and Peggi Austin and the late Virginia Wynn. He is also survived by loving sisters-in-law and extended family members. He was preceded in death by parents, Elmore and Lillian (Brown) Patterson. Dr. Patterson earned his Pre-Med degree from Westminster College before going on to earn his M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. His career has spanned from practicing at UPMC Mercy and Renewal Inc., as well as serving as the chair of the department of medicine at Mercy Providence Hospital and Site Medial Officer for Allegheny County Jail. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching sports, especially pro wrestling, horror movies, comic books and his family. Dr. Patterson was a very caring and generous man who always helped anyone in any way he could. He dedicated his life's work to caring for the poor, elderly, uninsured and incarcerated. He was admired and adored by all that knew him and is sorely missed. Friends received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1965 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA 15101, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment in Allegheny County Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to a fund that is to be established in Dr. Patterson's name.
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Pearce, Andrew A. 90

  • Munhall
  • Died: 2014-11-15
  • Funeral Home: Savolskis, Munhall | Get Directions
  • Andrew A. Pearce, 90, of Munhall, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Katherine (Litra) Pearce; father of Patricia Esmiol, of Tennessee, Michael Pearce, of Munhall, Thomas Pearce, of Pittsburgh, Robert Pearce, of California, Jeffrey Pearce, of California, and Susan Ledbetter, of California; brother of the late Edward Pearce, Louis Pearce and Dolly Weirnicki; and is also survived by 10 grandchildren. Andrew was a veteran of the Army Air Corp, serving during World War II, flying on the B-17. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the 100th Bomb Group Foundation, c/o Cindy Goodman, 13 Ettington Lane, Bella Vista, AR 72714, in Andrew's memory. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at SAVOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3501 Main St., Munhall. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Therese Church, Munhall. Burial with military honors will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. http://www.swgfuneralhome.com.
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Perhach, Barbara Babs A.

  • McKeesport
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn, Munhall | Get Directions
  • Barbara A. "Babs" Perhach, of McKeesport, formerly of West Mifflin, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Carolyn (Hughes) Perhach; and loving sister of the late Mary Ann Hellier. She is also survived by several cousins and nephews. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the SAVOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3501 Main St., Munhall. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at Resurrection Church, West Mifflin. The family requests memorial donations be made to Mt. Assisi Academy, 934 Forest Ave., Bellvue, PA 15202. http://www.swgfuneralhome.com.
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Proehle, Mary Ellin 92

  • Oakland
  • Born: 1922-03-09
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: McCabe Bros., Shadyside | Get Directions
  • Mary Ellin Proehle died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. She was born March 9, 1922. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Hill Jr. and Julia Stevens Hill; sisters, Janice Stevens Hill Waters and Susanne Hill; and nephew, David Waters. She is survived by longtime friend, Bruce McAvoy; two nieces, one nephew; and many friends and cousins. She graduated from University High School in Chicago in 1939 and the University of Chicago in 1943 with degrees in mathematics and psychology. She was a member of Pi Delta Phi Sorority and while still a student she worked on the Manhattan Project. She was a world traveler and enjoyed many trips abroad accompanied by her sister, Susanne. Mary Ellin experienced the fun of flying in every type of airplane from an open cockpit biplane to the SST Concord. She loved to reminisce with family and friends on her many trips, including her life experiences and world travels. She was also an avid Steelers fan. She was later employed by Weldon's and the University of Pittsburgh. She enjoyed reading and archery and once finished second in the National Indoor Archery Tournament. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and was a member and past president of the Western PA Genealogical Society. Burial will be private. Arrangements by McCABE BROS. INC.
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Simmons, Ronald A. 70

  • Pittsburgh
  • Born: 1944-07-10
  • Died: 2014-11-20
  • Funeral Home: Slater, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Ronald Arthur Simmons, 70, of Pittsburgh and Naples, Fla., died unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Naples, Fla. Ron was born July 10, 1944, in Pittsburgh, to the late Ligia (Lee) DeSimone and Raymond Arthur "Art" Simmons. He was a graduate of Baldwin High School (1962), later receiving his Bachelor of Science in Education of Mathematics from Edinboro University (1966). A known sports fan, Ron created the first endowed athletic scholarship at Edinboro in 1987, Ron Simmons Football Scholarship. After a year teaching mathematics at Westinghouse High School in Pittsburgh, he joined IBM as a computer salesman. While employed at IBM he was called to serve in the Army from 1968 to 1970, where he served as a programmer at the Pentagon. Driven by his entrepreneurial spirit, he founded Simmons Business Systems in 1975 and served the Pittsburgh community and tri-state area for more than 30 years. While president of Simmons Business Systems, Ron worked with and touched the lives of hundreds of employees, and built lifetime relationships through sales and service of Brandt, IBM and Konica-Minolta products. Through years of sponsorship with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Mr Simmons and Simmons Business Systems donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Pittsburgh, resulting in dozens of wishes granted for local children. Ron was a dedicated reader, avid golfer and founding member of the Club at Nevillewood, where he served as president from 2003 to 2005. He was also a member at Tiburon Golf Club, Naples, Fla. Most importantly, Ron was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, uncle and nephew. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; daughter, Tiffany (Michael); grandson, Maxton; sister, Cynthia (Richard); brother, Robert; nephew, Liam (Jessica); niece, Emma; uncle, Ray Sabol (late Helen); and aunt, Harriet Marshall. His twinkling eyes, generous spirit, contagious laugh and room-illuminating smile will be greatly missed by his entire family, along with many friends. Friends will be welcome 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, 412-563-2800, 1650 Greentree Road, Scott Township. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Barbara Church, 45 Prestley Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or Wounded Warriors Foundation. http://www.slaterfuneral.com.
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Simonetti, Arkline J. 92

  • Harwick
  • Born: 1922-09-22
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Jarvie, Cheswick | Get Directions
  • Arkline Joseph "Ike" Simonetti, 92, of Harwick, beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Canterbury Place Hospice, Pittsburgh, after suffering a stroke two weeks earlier. He was born Sept. 22, 1922, in Ligonier, to the late Francesco and Firlinda Emidiola Simonetti. He was a 1942 graduate of Ligonier High School. Ike was in his late teens when his family moved to Russellton, later, he served his country as a sergeant in the Army during World War II and was stationed in the Philippines as a mess cook. He said, "Someone had to keep our boys' bellies full!" After the war, Ike was a barber for a short period before taking a position as a machinist at Scaife's, later known as Kellogg-America in Oakmont, where he retired in 1982. He was a member of the UAW Local Union, secretary of Union for many years and a member of Columbiana Italian Society in Arnold, as well as the Italian Club in New Kensington. Ike was a longtime member of Our Lady of Victory Church and an usher at the 9 a.m. Sunday Mass for many years. He was an avid sports fan and could be found sitting in his favorite recliner chair yelling and watching baseball, football and wrestling. He enjoyed playing cards, planting his garden, golfing, reading and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Edith (Rainaldi) Simonetti; his children, Linda (David) Bertram, of Winchester, Va., Gerald, of Winchester, Va., Liane (Brad) Majoy, of Westlake, Ohio, Dennis (Laura), of Fox Chapel, and Lisa (Dick) Matyas, of New Kensington; grandchildren, Michelle, Diane, Brian, Daniel, Lauren, Steven, Cali, Emily and Maggie Jo; stepgrandchildren, Ally and Amy; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by four sisters, Mary Yourish, Roma Guerrieri, Annie Gezzi and Clara Frigge; three brothers, Dominic, Pete and Bill Simonetti; and his son, Robert Simonetti. The family invites friends and relatives to attend visitation from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, the CHARLES B. JARVIE CHESWICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1607 Pittsburgh St. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Victory Church with the Rev. Alan Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Deer Creek Cemetery where he will be laid to rest next to his son. Memorial donations may be made to OLOV Church, 1319 Low Grade Road, 15049. http://www.jarviefuneralhome.com.
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Smith, George Smitty W. 84

  • Pittsbuegh
  • Born: 1930-07-21
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Mccabe, Shadyside | Get Directions
  • George W. "G.W." "Smitty" Smith Sr., of Pittsburgh, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Smitty was born in Akron, Ohio, July 21, 1930. After moving to Pittsburgh's East End as a boy, Smitty attended Liberty School in Shadyside. In 1945, Smitty enlisted in the Army. Following his honorable discharge, Smitty spent decades serving the city of Pittsburgh as a police officer, and was often assigned to special security details for visiting dignitaries. During these years, Smitty also devoted himself to the East Liberty YMCA and played football and softball for numerous teams throughout the city. In 1975, Smitty retired as a detective on Pittsburgh's Homicide Squad and continued his service as a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Following retirement, he and his wife of 64 years, Dottie, enjoyed many years in Florida and Palm Springs, California, where Smitty was an avid golfer and fisherman. He and Dottie returned to Pittsburgh in 2002. Smitty was predeceased by his mother, Margaret Moore. And he is survived by his wife, Dottie (Dorothy Jackworth); sons, George Jr., of Pittsburgh, Danny (Elaine), of Pittsburgh, and Ed (Julie), of Alpharetta, Ga. Smitty is also survived by eight grandchildren, Erin, Courtney, Justin, George III, Jackworth, Maggie, Jason and Luke; and one great-grandchild, Ella. Smitty will be remembered for his sparkling blue eyes, his giant warm heart, and his love of family and friends. The many memories of his wonderful laugh and engaging personality will live forever in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. A private ceremony will be held for the family only on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Suite 625, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Arrangements by MCCABE BROS. INC.
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Smith, John M.

  • Mt. Lebanon
  • Born: 1921-09-24
  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Slater, Scott Township | Get Directions
  • John Michael "Jack" Smith, of Mt. Lebanon, born Sept. 24, 1921, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Elizabeth McDonough, in 2003; a son, James Michael Smith, who died in 2007; and a granddaughter, Susan Elizabeth Spinda, who died in 2009. Mr. Smith was the proud father of Mary Lou Spinda-Mangold (Fred), of Shaler, and Kathleen Bailey (Ron), of Mt. Lebanon. A beloved family patriarch, Mr. Smith was adored by his seven grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, who fondly called him "Poppy" or "PaPa." Mr. Smith enlisted in the Army in October 1942 and served in the Philippines and Fiji during World War II as a first lieutenant in the American Infantry Division in the Army. For 40 years, he was a regional manager in the steel industry. After his retirement in 1986, Mr. Smith served as a volunteer at Marian Manor for many years. Friends welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Road, Scott Township. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard Church, 311 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15216. http://www.slaterfuneral.com.
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Spatter, Samuel L.

  • Pittsburgh
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Schugar, Shadyside | Get Directions
  • Samuel L. Spatter died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Sara Spatter; loving father of Susan Lyn (David) Breitenbach, Susan Booth and Megan (Jay) Finkelstein; brother of Ellen Lowenberg and the late Dorothy Brody and Ethel Schwachter; cherished and adoring Zaidie of Matthew, Jeffrey, Daniel, Tyler, Zachary, Seth and Taylor; also survived by his loving Chi Chi and many nieces, nephews and friends. Sam was a longtime real estate reporter in the Pittsburgh area - most recently with the Tribune Review. He was a retired lieutenant colonel from the Army Reserve. Sam was the most loving and caring husband, father and Zaidie. He will always be missed. Services at 11 a.m. Monday at RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL INC., 5509 Centre Ave., Shadyside. Visitation one hour prior to service (10 to 11 a.m.). Interment privtae. Contributions may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. http://www.schugar.com.
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Thompson, Alvin R. 96

  • Wexford
  • Died: 2014-11-22
  • Funeral Home: Brandt, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Alvin Royal Thompson, 96, of Wexford, formerly of Drexel Hill, went to be with Jesus Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. He was the loving husband of the late Gretchen Thompson; beloved father of Lynne (Bill) Curran, of Media, Linda (Rob) Blankemeyer, of Wexford, and the late Barbara Repsher (survived by Hank), of Springfield; proud grandfather of Stephen (Kathleen), Matthew, Lindsay (Owen), Gretchen (Nathan), Meredith (Garrett), Kristin (Jimmy) and Adam; and great-grandfather of Miles, Emily and Connor. Al was a Navy veteran of World War II, an active member of Orchard Hill Church and he loved all sports. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until the time of a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Road, Wexford. Arrangements are by H.P. BRANDT FUNERAL HOME INC., 412-364-4444. In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that those so inclined may make a donation to Fisher House Foundation, 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850.
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Ubinger, William N. 83

  • Formerly of O'Hara Township
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Weddell-Ajak, Aspinwall | Get Directions
  • William N. Ubinger, M.D., 83, formerly of O'Hara Township, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, with family at his side. He was the wonderful husband of 58 years to Annamae (Hepp) Ubinger; loving father of Chris (Diane), Jeff (Nicki), Annette (Bill) Zervins and Eric (Kelly); and devoted Pap-Pap of Dan, Megan, Alex, Carolyn, Matt, Jason, Devyn, Brock and Carly; brother of Bernie (late Jayne) Ubinger. Bill earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh (Phi Beta Kappa), and his Medical degree at UCLA Medical School. His medical practice included two years in California and then family practice in Tarentum (Allegheny Valley Hospital), and then retired from serving as the medical director of the Drug and Alcohol Rehab Unit at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Highland Drive, Pittsburgh. Bill spent four years in the Korean War, serving with the Navy. He loved traveling, the Pittsburgh Symphony, visiting Civil War sites and Disney World. Bill's love for his family and God was always at the top of his list. His dedication to his wife, children and grandchildren was unparalleled. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, 100 Center Ave., Aspinwall. A funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 2510 Middle Road, Hampton Township. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial contributions to TASH Inc., The Anna Seethaler Hospital Inc., Oaxaca, Mexico, 9448 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101.
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Watson Sr., Richard A. 80

  • Brighton Heights
  • Born: 1934-07-22
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: O'Brien, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Richard A. Watson Sr., 80, of Brighton Heights, passed away at 7:01 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his home. He was born July 22, 1934, in Bellevue, to the late Fred and Esther (Schook) Watson. Richard is survived by his wife, Bonnie (McKnight) Watson; his children, Richard A. (Lauren) Watson Jr. and Danielle (Kenneth) Glasser, both of Pittsburgh, and Laura (Matt) Smith, of Harrisburg; stepson, Bill (Shelly) Wyland, of Port Royal, Pa.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his sister, Esther Sawyer, of Bellevue. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Fred and Ben. He was a retired Pennsylvania state employee and a veteran of the 101st Airborne Division. Rich was a graduate of Bellevue High School, class of 1952. In accordance with Rich's wishes, service and interment will be held privately. Arrangements by O'BRIEN'S.
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Wheeler, Carmela P. 81

  • North Side
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Kunsak, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Carmela P. (Ross) Wheeler, 81, of the North Side, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Lynn V.; mother of Lori Gubish and Lynne (Joe) Ames; grandmother of Justin, Jeffrey, Mark (Dana), Kevin (Jamie), Jon, Jarrod and Ryan; great-grandmother of five; and sister of Rose (Herky) Bevan. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Gubish; and brother, Joseph Ross. Friends will be received 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday only at the THOMAS P. KUNSAK FUNERAL HOME INC., 3552 California Ave. at Davis Ave. A funeral Mass will be held in Risen Lord Church at 11:30 a.m. Monday.
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Wills, Mary Jane 94

  • Bellevue
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Pinkerton, Avalon | Get Directions
  • Mary Jane (Brown) Wills, 93, a resident of St. John's Specialty Care Center, formerly of Bellevue (West View), died peacefully Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Wills Sr.; loving mother of Beverly Deiss of Bellevue and Robert L. (Karen) Wills Jr., of Greensburg; proud grandmother of Debbie (Pat) Riley, of Ross Township, Michelle (Todd) Longanecker, of Irwin, Rob (Melissa) Wills, of York, and Doug Wills, of York; and great-grandmother of Abigail, Shane, Dylan, Robby, Grace, Alex and Claire. Mary Jane was a graduate of Perry High School Class of 39 and was active in the Ladies Auxiliary of Fairview Volunteer Fire Company and served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME INC., 1014 California Ave., Avalon, 412-766-5600, until the time of service at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to St. John's Specialty Care Center.
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Zezza, Ronald N. 73

  • Rankin
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Nied, Swissvale | Get Directions
  • Ronald N. Zezza, 73, of Rankin, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. He was the husband of the late Mary Lou (Belavic) Zezza; loving father of Ron Zezza (Patrice), Dean Zezza, Jill Buchleitner (Nick), Nick Zezza (Christine) and Nora Caruso (Peter); dear grandfather of Matt, Sara, Alyssa, Jordan, Dylan, Nicole, Gina, Dayna, Nicholas, Angela and Kristina; and brother of Rosemarie Calandra, Pat Zezza, Lorraine Truby and Maty Lynn Bence. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. Blessing service at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home. http://www.niedfuneralhome.com.
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Zirkle, Mary Ann 90

  • McKeesport
  • Born: 1924-03-09
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Jaycox-Jaworski, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Mary Ann Zirkle, 90, of McKeesport, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Sycamore Estate in Duquesne. She was born March 9, 1924, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Carmen and Anna Tardia Cosanella. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Haskell Joseph Zirkle, and brothers and sisters. A retired stock girl for various department stores, she had also worked for Barraducci Brothers. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Parish in White Oak and volunteered at Life Span. Surviving are her sons, Kenneth Allan Zirkle Sr., of Port Vue, and Larry Dale Zirkle, of McKeesport. Also surviving are four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Josephine Jackson, of Ohio, and Sarah Bracale, of McKeesport; nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME INC., 2703 O'Neil Blvd., McKeesport, PA 15132. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Angela Merici Church with the Rev. Kevin Dominik as celebrant. Interment will follow in New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. http://www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.
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Botti, Nina M. 90

  • North Huntingdon
  • Born: 1923-12-29
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Ott, Irwin | Get Directions
  • Nina M. (Watson) Botti, 90, of North Huntingdon, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in the Bristol House, Irwin. She was born Dec. 29, 1923, in Edna No. 1, a daughter of the late Norman and Margaret (Higgins) Watson. She was a member of First United Church of Christ in Irwin. Nina was a member of the North Irwin Women's Club, the All Seasons Club, of Penn, the HELP Club at St. John's Church of Larimer and also volunteered for Meals on Wheels for 34 years as of 2006. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael D. Botti. Surviving are four children, Michele Anderson and husband, Nelson, of Levittown, Michael Botti and wife, Jamie, of Herminie, Kerry Botti and wife, Michelle, of Norvelt, Lori Dunmire and husband, Gary, of Apollo; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Friends will be received 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Cindy Eresh Holmquist officiating. Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. To send online condolences, please visit http://www.ottfuneralhome.com.
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Charlesworth, Donna L.

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1961-09-06
  • Died: 2014-11-25
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  • Donna Louise Charlesworth, of Greensburg, lost the battle to cancer Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was born Sept. 6, 1961. She is survived by her three children, Rhiannon (Jerry, Cameron, Shaun, Cairynn and Connor), Tiffany (Brandan) and Maverick (Racheal); father, Lou Charlesworth; brothers, Ed (Joyce, Emmy, Cathy and Eddie), Joe (Mary, Julie, Ryan, Mike and Cody) and Mark (Teresa, Brandon and Tessa); husband, Rich Chianese; best friend for life, Carol; knitting buddies in "The Chubby Knitters Club"; an endless number of close friends; and her dogs, "The Rat Pack," including her beloved Chihuahuas and shih tzu pups. Though she faced several struggles during her lifetime she never gave up the fight, even to her last breath she continued to be a fighter. She taught her kids and loved ones what it means to be resilient, strong and genuine. Through the hardship she always had a smile on her face, while selflessly doing all she could for others. For example, in August 2014, she received a donation for Dollars for Donna (http://www.facebook.com/dollarsfordonna) from Steel City Roller Derby of $300 and donated it back to the league. One of her proudest accomplishments was the charity event she started, Benefit Beach Party, inspired from her illness. She used a portion of the proceeds to help others fight cancer. Her final wishes were to make sure that her doctor got recognition for his close attention and special care he provided. She loved and was forever thankful for Dr. Tawbi of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. She also wanted to help research and future cancer victims so she donated her body for scientific research through Life Legacy. Donna was a magnificent person in so many ways. When asked how she wanted to be remembered she said, "Funny, creative, artsy-fartsy, caring, beautiful, loving and an animal lover." She loved knitting, painting, art, being with her children and grandchildren and the holiday season. Her children are thankful for the time we got to spend with her and are glad she is now at peace. She will be deeply missed. A gathering will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the residence of Joe and Mary Charlesworth, 3471 Route 982, Latrobe, PA 15650 to celebrate Donna's life.
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Cherrone, Robert R. 89

  • Export
  • Born: 1925-08-24
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Wolfe-Von Geis, Export | Get Directions
  • Robert R. Cherrone, 89, a lifelong resident of Export, died Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in William Penn Care Center, Penn Township. He was born Aug. 24, 1925, in Export, a son of the late Nicole and Serafina (Calisti) Cherrone. Bob was a retired machinist at the Elliott Co. in Jeannette and was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, where he served as a waist gunner on B-24's. Robert was Catholic by faith and had many interests but was especially fond of gardening and the joy he received in giving the fruits of his labor to his friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Tony, Louis and Earnest; five sisters, Elizabeth, Rose, Lauria, Algie and Dorothy; and a step-daughter, Mary Margaret Hill. Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Helen (Rebich) Cherrone; a sister-in-law, Josephine Cherrone; and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and cousins. Robert lived a long and satisfying life and will be missed by all who knew him. Friends welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the WOLFE-VON GEIS FUNERAL HOME INC., 5701 Lincoln Ave., Export, 724-327-1400, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday (no visitation Sunday). Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Export, with military honors accorded by the Greensburg VFW Post No. 33 Honor Guard. For directions or to send online condolences, please visit http://www.wolfe-vongeis.com.
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Doherty, Louise 98

  • Latrobe
  • Born: 1916-05-14
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Hartman-Graziano, Latrobe | Get Directions
  • Louise (Steele) Doherty, 98, of Latrobe, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at her home. She was born May 14, 1916, in Latrobe, to the late Floyd F. and Bess Witt Steele. When she was 3 years old, her family moved to Greensburg where she grew up. She attended Goucher College and Miss Conley's School. She married the late Dr. Joseph C. Doherty in 1938. In younger years, she was active in the Latrobe community. She was a member of Latrobe Presbyterian Church, where she served on the board of trustees, was secretary of the Latrobe Women's Club and was on the board of the Latrobe Area Hospital Little Shop. She also served as a volunteer at the Little Shop and, along with her cousin, Katherine Hartman, worked there on Thursday evenings for a number of years when the shop was a two-person operation located in the sun porch of the old hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Joseph C. Doherty in 2003; a sister, Marion Nelson; and a brother, Lt. Jack E. Steele, who was killed in World War II. She is survived by her loving family of three boys and a girl, Joseph Doherty and his wife, Gretchen, of Chicago, Ill., Patricia McNeely, of Conyers, Ga., Jack Doherty, of Latrobe, and Timothy Doherty, and his wife, Mercy, of Stuart, Fla.; three grandsons, Robin Doherty, Michael Doherty and his wife, Shaina, and Andrew Doherty; and a brother, Richard Steele and his wife, Terris, of Bonifay, Fla. Honoring Louise's wishes, there will be no viewing or visitation. Services and interment will be private. THE HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., in Latrobe, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Latrobe Presbyterian Church, 428 Main St., Latrobe, PA 15650. Online guestbook and condolences can be found at http://www.hartman-grazianofuneralhome.com.
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Dominick, Shawn J. 49

  • Latrobe
  • Born: 1965-02-09
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Lopatich, Latrobe | Get Directions
  • Shawn J. Dominick, 49, of Latrobe, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born Feb. 9, 1965, in Greensburg, a son of Rose (Mangione) Dominick, of Latrobe, and the late Frank M. Dominick. Shawn was a member of St. Bartholomew Church. He enjoyed cooking and had attended Westmoreland County Community College's culinary school. He was an avid collector of collectables -- anything, anywhere, anytime. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lewis and Carmella Dominick; and his maternal grandparents, Louis and Sapienza Mangione. In addition to his mother, Shawn is survived by a brother, Gerard R. Dominick and Tami Mastrojohn, of Akron, Ohio; a special niece, Jocelyn R. Dominick, of Stow, Ohio; a special aunt, Flo Hiznaneck, of Greensburg; special cousins, John J. Dominick, Kevin and Lisa Kuncher, Jason and Dee Mignogna and Michelle Keenan; numerous other cousins; his special friends, Kevin Myers, Aaron Loughner, Neill Stouffer, April Osbourne, Steve Saling, T.R. Butler, Susan Sandford, Mark and Karen Ruoff; and many other friends. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Bartholomew Church with the Rev. Justin Matro, OSB, as celebrant. Interment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Faith in Action or Westmoreland County Humane Society. Rose, Gerard and Jocelyn would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, UPMC Montefiore, UPMC Presbyterian, Faith in Action, everyone at Oak Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation, and Heartland Hospice, especially Shari Taylor, for their caring, loving and healing hands. To sign our online guest book, send condolences, or to view detailed obituary and funeral home information, please visit http://www.lopatich.com.
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Eaglehouse, Richard D. 63

  • Latrobe
  • Born: 1951-07-18
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Lopatich, Latrobe | Get Directions
  • Richard D. Eaglehouse, 63, of Latrobe, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in UPMC Shadyside. He was born July 18, 1951, in Latrobe, a son of Jolene M. (Leccia) Eaglehouse, of Latrobe, and the late Richard P. Eaglehouse. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and had been employed by Designed Alloy Products Inc. Rick was an avid sports fan. He loved golfing and played in the Vasco Golf League and had coached softball and basketball for a number of years. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Dorothy Kowalski. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Nancy J. (Kowalski) Eaglehouse, of Latrobe; four daughters, Amanda J. Kubasky and her husband, Christopher, of Greensburg, Michelle L. Eaglehouse, Rachel A. Eaglehouse and Jocelyn M. Eaglehouse, all of Latrobe; a brother, Thomas E. Eaglehouse and his wife, Linda, of Greensburg; a sister, Karen A. Raishart and her husband, Michael, of Norvelt; and his father-in-law, John Kowalski. He is also survived by numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his special dog, Zoe. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Carbone as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Shadyside Hospital's 7th Floor West staff for their excellent care and compassion. To sign our online guest book, send condolences, or to view detailed obituary and funeral home information, please visit http://www.lopatich.com.
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Goodman Jr., John Jack E. 52

  • Unity Township
  • Born: 1962-01-21
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Lopatich, Latrobe | Get Directions
  • John E. "Jack" Goodman Jr., 52, of Unity Township, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at his residence. He was born Jan. 21, 1962, in Latrobe, a son of Genevieve "Jenny" (Ferlan) Goodman, of Latrobe, and the late John E. "Jack" Goodman Sr. Jack was the owner/operator of Goodman Trucking and he loved to help others. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his fiancee, Rita V. Edge, of Unity Township; one sister, Joann Goodman-Bentley and her husband, Al, of Austin, Texas; and three nieces, Natalie, Jenny and Jackie. Family and friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Westmoreland County Memorial Park, where entombment will follow. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the cemetery chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Lupus Foundation at http://www.lupus.org. To sign our online guestbook, send condolences or to view detailed obituary and funeral home information, please visit http://www.lopatich.com.
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Hile, Wilma J. 81

  • Murrysville
  • Born: 1933-01-30
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Hart, Murrysville | Get Directions
  • Wilma Jeanne (Beers) Hile, 81, of Murrysville, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was born Jan. 30, 1933, in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Creighton and Wilma Beers. She was a choir member at the First United Methodist Church of Murrysville and a member of the Murrysville Women's Club, and she participated in Summer Stock Theatre. Wilma is survived by her husband, Paul Lowell Hile; a son, Mark C. Hile, of Plum; a daughter, Paula J. Hile, of Virginia Beach, Va.; and one granddaughter, Jamie J. Crookham, of Hopewell Township. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the HART FUNERAL HOME INC., Murrysville. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First United Methodist Church of Murrysville with the Rev. Chris Livermore and Pastor Bob Ellson officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverview Memorial Park, Penn Hills. If desired, memorials may be made to the church. http://www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Hoffer, Dorothy E. 91

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1923-08-12
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Dorothy E. Hoffer, 91, of Greensburg, peacefully left this world Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius; four brothers; and two sisters. Dorothy was born Aug. 12, 1923, to the late Frank and Theresa (Gether) Koger, from McKees Rocks. She is lovingly survived by children, Judi (Joe) Honick, Patti (Timothy) Odbert and Martin (Patti) Hoffer; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; sisters, Tillie Delpercio and Fran Lamb; and countless individuals whose lives she touched over the years. Dorothy lived an altruistic life, always placing family and others before herself; everybody mattered more than she did. She brought immense joy (and baked goods) to anyone who knew her and expected nothing in return. She will truly and lovingly be missed. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, the time of service, at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in Emmitsburg, Md. Our precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother - until we meet again. http://www.bachafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Hughes, Fanny F. 85

  • Lower Burrell
  • Born: 1929-05-06
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Gigler, Lower Burrell | Get Directions
  • Fanny Fern Hughes, 85, of Lower Burrell, was called home to her Lord Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was born May 6, 1929, in New Kensington, to the late William and Martha Frances "Fanny" (Harnish) Thomas. She lived in New Kensington and Lower Burrell all her life. Fanny graduated from Ken-Hi High School, Class of 1947, and attended New Kensington Commercial School before beginning work for Alcoa at the Wear Ever Building in New Kensington for 20 years. She then was employed at Shadyside Hospital Pittsburgh, then she was a proofreader for Bankers Lithograph for 18 years. Fanny retired in 2010 from lSS in Harmarville and U Park. In her younger years she loved to dance, especially with her husband, Jim. Along her interests were flower gardening, bowling and watching game shows. She was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Joe Paterno's Penn State football, as well as the Pittsburgh Steelers. Fanny enjoyed the Valley News Dispatch, reading and studying the Bible. She was a member of First Baptist Church of New Kensington when she was younger and attended Harvest Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W., in 1991, after 23 years of marriage. She lovingly had been a caretaker for her mother, Fanny; her husband, Jim; and mother-in-law, Ida Hughes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by twin brother, Arthur A. "Mac" Thomas; brothers, William Thomas, David "Pete" Thomas and Jack N. Thomas; and sisters, Mary June Strawser and Myrna Jane Aiquist. She is survived by her niece, Sandra L. (Edward) Mangini, of Lower Burrell, who cared for her for many years, sister-in-law, Regina Thomas, of New Kensington, and brother-in-law, George Alquist, of South Carolina. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the FRANK F. GIGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, until a celebration of her life at 2 p.m. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Dennis Smith. Interment will be private in Greenwood Memorial Park, next to her husband. Memorial donations for Fanny Hughes may be made to Twilight Wish 32 Union St., Doylestown, PA 18901.
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Hunter, Eva J. 80

  • Scottdale
  • Born: 1934-11-20
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson, Scottdale | Get Directions
  • Eva Jean (Cramer) Hunter, 80, of Scottdale, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at her residence. Eva Jean was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Russell Charles and Josephine Ida (Minerd) Cramer. She was married to Eugene V. Debs Hunter Sr., who passed away March 4, 2001. Eva Jean was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a graduate of Connellsville High School, class of 1952, and years ago worked as a baker in the Tasty Pastry Bakery, in Connellsville. She was a member of the Bryan United Methodist Church, near Dawson, where she taught Sunday School. Years ago, she was affiliated with the Owensdale United Methodist Church and the Scottdale Church of the Nazarene. She was also a member of the Scottdale Woman's Garden Club and the Brownfield Community Center. Eva Jean took enjoyment in singing and playing the organ. Eva Jean will be sadly missed by her loving family; her three children, Donna Kay Nicholson and her husband, Clarence Nicholson Jr., of Connellsville, Eva Marie Gaffney and her husband, Wayne Gaffney, of Scottdale, and Robert Earl Hunter and his wife, Stephanie, of Connellsville; her two step-children, Sandra Phelps and her husband, Harry, of North Carolina, and Eugene V. Hunter II, of Darragh; her 19 grandchildren; her 24 great-grandchildren; her two sisters, Dorothy Stoner, of Ohio, and Donna Lee Brooks and her husband, Eugene, of Connellsville; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Jean Hunter; her two sons, Kenneth Glenn Hunter and George Hunter; her step-daughter, Susan Hunter; her granddaughter, Jennifer Jean Fox; her grandson, Jimmy Crise; her two brothers, Wilber and Walter Cramer; and her two sisters, Marjorie Biller and Pauline Meloni. Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 105 SPRING ST., SCOTTDALE, (724-887-5300 ) http://www.fergusonfunerals.com (GPS: N40 degrees 06.136 W79 degrees 35.278). Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with Pastors Chris Varney and Roy Butt co-officiating. Graveside committal service and interment will follow in Scottdale Cemetery next to her late husband. Love Lasts Forever!
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Jarouse, Harry F. 87

  • Scottdale , Formerly of Arnold City
  • Born: 1927-05-17
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson, Belle Vernon | Get Directions
  • Harry F. Jarouse, 87, of Scottdale, formerly of Arnold City (Belle Vernon), passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Westmoreland Excela Hospital. He was born May 17, 1927, in Monessen, a son of the late Harry and Louise (Gerein) Jarouse. Methodist by faith, he had resided in Scottdale for the past 10 years and was formerly of Arnold City. Harry graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in business management and retired from the former Ligget Spring and Axle Co., of Monongahela, where he was the plant manager. He also served in the Army during World War II. He was an avid gardener, sharing his crops with his friends and enjoyed taking walks and rodeos. Survivors include one sister, Evelyn Ramsden, of West Berlin, N.J.; one nephew, Scott Ramsden, and children, of Brigantine, N.J.; and two nieces, Roberta Hess and her husband, William, and children, of West Berlin, N.J., and Rhonda Cislo and her husband, Fred, of Clementon, N.J. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine (Marasco) Jarouse, Jan. 18, 1996. Friends will be received 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, http://www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com, 724-929-5300. Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Ken Jones, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Belle Vernon officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.
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Johnson, Corrine M. 59

  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Ball, Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Corrine M. (McNair) Johnson, 59, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was the loving wife of Glenn; cherished mother of Glenn Jr. and Pamela Grigsby; dear sister of four; adoring grandmother of 11; and special aunt of Lisa McNair. Memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 119 S. 11th St., Connellsville, PA 15425. Arrangements by BALL FUNERAL CHAPEL INC.
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Koshurba II, Alex C. 67

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1947-06-04
  • Died: 2014-11-22
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Alex C. Koshurba II, 67, of Greensburg, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at his home. He was born June, 4, 1947, in South Greensburg, a son of the late Alex and Josephine R. (Emanuel) Koshurba. He had been employed by Ranier Pharmacy. He was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, and a Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Sarah J. "Sandy" (Pearsol) Koshurba; two sons, Alex C. Koshurba Jr., of Greensburg, and David Lee Koshurba, of North Huntingdon; a daughter, Jessica M. Forman and her husband, Joseph, of Irwin; four grandchildren, Eve, Brayden, McKenzie and Emma; a brother, Dennis P. Koshurba and his wife, Theresa, of New Stanton; three sisters, Mary Ann Elder and her husband, Barry, Deborah L. Nemitz, and Tammy Smola and her husband, Andy, all of Greensburg; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg. Prayers at 9 a.m. Monday in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Greensburg. Interment will be private. http://www.bahcafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Latshaw III, James A. 74

  • Southwest Greensburg
  • Born: 1940-10-16
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • James A. Latshaw III, 74, of Southwest Greensburg, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Oct. 16, 1940, in Murrysville, the son of the late James A. Jr. and Oneida G. (Hale) Latshaw. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by the Greensburg Salem School District. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by a son, James P. Latshaw and his wife, Anne Marie, of Clinton, N.Y.; a daughter, Tina Balest and her husband, Michael, of Irwin; two granddaughters, Alyssa Balest and Tiffany Latshaw; a sister, Neta Domalik and her husband, Joseph, of Marguerite; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg. A funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. W. Stephen Morse officiating. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post 33 Honor Guard. http://www.bachafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Leap, Donald Duck J. 82

  • Vandergrift
  • Born: 1931-12-02
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Clawson, Leechburg | Get Directions
  • Donald J. "Duck" Leap, 82, of Vandergrift, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in his residence. He was born Dec. 2, 1931, in Vandergrift, to the late Albert and Ruth (Inglesby) Leap. He was a crew leader for Vandergrift Borough with more than 35 years of service, a Vandergrift auxiliary policeman and a janitor at the Vandergrift branch of First Commonwealth Bank. He was a member of St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church in Vandergrift. He enjoyed watching TV, word search puzzles, collecting and turning in scrap metal and especially being with his dogs, JoJo and Penny. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Betty Jane (Ashbaugh) Leap, of Vandergrift: son, Donnie Leap, of Pittsburgh; daughters, Mary (Tony) Despotakis, of Allegheny Township, Tammie (Kurt) Amendola, of North Apollo, and Kimberly Ferrington, of Washington Township; eight grandchildren, Justin Amendola, Stephanie Amendola, Terry Despotakis, Nick Despotakis, Greg Leap, Morgan Leap, Madison Leap and Olivia Leap; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Julia (Curci) Leap and brothers, Francis Leap, Father Michael "Leo" Leap, OSB, and Albert Leap. Friends will be welcomed by his family from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at CLAWSON FUNERAL and CREMATION CENTER, 170 Main St., Leechburg, 724-842-1051, where parting prayers of transfer will be held at 9:15 a.m. Monday followed by a Christian funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, 303 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift, with his pastor, the Rev. James H. Loew, OSB, officiating. Interment will be made at the convenience of his family in St Gertrude Cemetery, Allegheny Township. To send an online condolence to the Leap family, please visit http://www.clawsonfuneralhome.com.
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Lucotch, Elizabeth J. 81

  • Mt. PLeasant
  • Born: 1933-04-13
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Galone-Caruso, Mt Pleasant | Get Directions
  • Elizabeth J. (Sopko) Lucotch, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Select Specialty Hospital, Latrobe. Mrs. Lucotch was born April 13, 1933, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Grec Sopko. She was a member of St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church of Mt. Pleasant and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society. She had been employed as a seamstress for the former Amco Co. of Mt. Pleasant. Elizabeth served as committee woman for the Third Ward in Mt. Pleasant and was an active volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program. She enjoyed going to bingo and cooking special meals for her children and grandchildren, especially haluski and pierogie. Elizabeth was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her loving family, her children, Raymond M. Lucotch Jr. and his wife, Joyce, of Vanderbilt, and Karen A. Lucotch Newill and her husband, Raymond, of Mt. Pleasant; her beloved grandchildren, Ryan Lucotch and Lisa, Justin Lucotch and Laura, Eric Newill and Brandy, Brandon Newill and Elizabeth, Lindsay Grenda and Phillip, and Evan, Adam and Alyssa Bozzarelli. She will also be sadly missed by the "joys" of her life, her beloved great-grandchildren, Giovanni, Josephine, Addison and Luca; and the two great-grandchildren whose arrival she was so looking forward to. In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond M. Lucotch Sr., in 1991; her daughter, Maria Lucotch Bozzarelli, in 2007; and by her two brothers and five sisters. Elizabeth was the last surviving member of the Sopko family. In honoring Elizabeth's wishes, there will be no hours of public visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend Elizabeth's memorial Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Summit and Silver Streets, Mt. Pleasant, with the Rev. Richard J. Kosisko as celebrant. Private inurnment will be in Visitation Parish Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the GALONE-CARUSO FUNERAL HOME, 204 Eagle St., Mt. Pleasant. To offer an online condolence, please visit our web site at http://www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com.
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Lyons, Evelyn H. 73

  • Sutersville
  • Born: 1941-06-27
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Dodson, West Newton | Get Directions
  • Evelyn Helen Lyons, 73, of Sutersville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. She was born June 27, 1941, in Scot Haven, a daughter of the late Pauline and Nick Opachick. Evelyn was a retired registered nurse for Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel at Allenport. She was preceded in death by her stepson, Patrick Lyons, in 2000; and seven brothers, Clyde, Edward, George, John, Roger, Nick and Leopold Opachick. Evelyn is survived by her husband of 38 years, John C. Lyons; her son, Lt. Col. Vaughn D. DeLong and his wife, retired Lt. Col. Suzanne, currently stationed in Suffolk, Va.; a sister, Sophie and her husband, Ray Werder, of Michigan; a brother, Alvin Opachick and his wife, Joanne, of Florida; three grandchildren, Keagan and Ryan DeLong and Nicolas Lyons; many nieces and nephews; and two special nieces, Julianne Miller and Donna Opachick. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the RICHARD F. DODSON MEMORIAL HOME, 213 Main St., West Newton. Services will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor John C. Lyons presiding. Interment will follow in the West Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the family.
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Megahan, Clara C. 84

  • Delmont
  • Born: 1930-07-15
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Bash-Nied, Delmont | Get Directions
  • Clara C. (Senic) Megahan, 84, of Delmont, formerly of North Versailles, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. She was born July 15, 1930, in East Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Adam and Mary (Rahaw) Senic. In addition to her parents, Clara was preceded in death by a daughter, Geraldine Forkovitch. Clara is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, William Megahan; her children, Colette Smith, of Irwin, Mary Ann Praysner (Frank), of Level Green, and Helen Weber (Mark), of Boswell; a son-in-law, Daniel Forkovitch; grandchildren, Kimberly Tamburo (Dan), Thomas Hack, Karen Homick (Dean), Daniel Forkovitch (Sarah), Jeffrey Hack, Greg Praysner, Tricia Sipes (Dave), Celeste Martin (Jeff), Shani Smith (Steve), Brian Weber Jr. and Alexis Weber; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Clara loved her family and enjoyed baking. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, 724-468-8381, with services beginning at 7:30 p.m. with Morrow "Pat" Hartman presiding. http://www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.
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Moody, Margaret 92

  • West Newton
  • Born: 1922-08-06
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Mccauley, West Newton | Get Directions
  • Margaret Moody, 92, of West Newton, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was born Aug. 6, 1922, in Scottdale, a daughter of the late Jacob and Anna (Yelenosky) Zozula. Margaret was a graduate of Scottdale High School Class of 1940 and worked at Robertshaw Controls during World War II. She was a member of Holy Family Church, West Newton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Kane; and brothers, John, Theodore and Jack Zozula. Surviving is her loving husband, William, with whom she celebrated 66 years of marriage; loving children, Jeanne (Glen) Ustazewski, of West Newton, and John (Susan) Moody of Pittsburgh; two grandchildren, Chad (Brooke) Ustazewski, of North Huntingdon, and Tara (Evan) Speice, of Frisco, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Colton, Gemma and William Ustazewski and Collier Speice; a brother, William (Sophie) Zozula, of Scottdale; a sister, Mae (Ralph) Rich, of Scottdale; and a number of nieces and nephews. Marge was very loving and lived for her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids, who will miss her dearly. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., 901 Vine St., West Newton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Holy Family Church. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 1133 S. Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218. http://www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com.
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Moreschi, Richard J. 69

  • Penn Township
  • Born: 1945-08-20
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Lindsay, Harrison City | Get Directions
  • Richard J. Moreschi, 69, of Penn Township, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Born Aug. 20, 1945, in Donora, he was a son of the late Nick and Mary Leone Moreschi. Rich was a retired principal and educator from the Allegheny Valley and Woodland Hills School Districts and his career spanned nearly 40 years in education. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Pat Finney Moreschi; loving children, Monte J. (Melanie) Moreschi, Nikki J. (William McCoskery) Moreschi and Christina E. Moreschi; three grandchildren, Adler Palmer, and Darby and Sylvie Moreschi; brothers, Roger (Judie) and Ronald (Andrea) Moreschi; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at the JAMES E. LINDSAY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City, 724-744-2721. Funeral service will be private. Due to family allergies to cut flowers, contributions in Rich's memory are recommended to Wounded Warrior Project, http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org. http://www.LindsayFH.com.
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Muto, Margaretta E. 96

  • Jeannette
  • Born: 1918-02-24
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Graziano, Jeannette | Get Directions
  • Margaretta E. Muto, 96, of Jeannette, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was born Feb. 24, 1918, in Jeannette, a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Kornbauer Love. Margaretta was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette. In addition to her parents, Margaretta was predeceased by her husband, John Muto, in 1974; sisters, Lillian Knechtel, Marie Stevens and Elizabeth Wilson; and brothers, Harry "Buck" Donnelly, Joseph Love, John Love, Robert Love and Howard "Stew" Love. She was the last surviving member of a large family. She is survived by a daughter, Eleanor DeFelice, and a son, Russell Muto and wife, Ann, all of Greensburg; grandchildren, Margie Humm and husband, Jay, James Graham and wife, Beth, John Graham, Christina Graham, Stacey Sloan and husband, Charles, and Shelley Muto; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Margaretta's family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the Hempfield Manor nurses and staff, and the Three Rivers Hospice, for all of the wonderful care and support that she received during her time there. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church with Father Paul A. Lisik as celebrant. Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
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Nice, Roy A. 66

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1948-09-21
  • Died: 2014-11-21
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Roy A. Nice, 66, of Greensburg, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the home of his sister in Hannastown. He was born Sept. 21, 1948, in Wheeling, W.Va., the son of the late Roy Nice and Catherine (Reynolds) Kuhns. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Frank Kuhns; and a granddaughter, Paige. He is survived by two sons, Jason Nice and his wife, Holly, of Youngwood, and Christopher Nice and his wife, Kara, of New Alexandria; a daughter, Dana Snyder; four grandchildren, Christian, Bryan, Xavier and Raina; and his sister, Margaret Malone, of Hannastown. There will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday in Community United Presbyterian Church, New Alexandria, with the Rev. Kathleen Shirey officiating. Private interment in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Greensburg, in charge of arrangements. http://www.bachafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Papai, Stella M. 89

  • Penn Township
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Lindsay, Harrison City | Get Directions
  • Stella M. (Mazur) Papai, 89 of Penn Township, formerly of Lincoln Place, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Alexander Papai; loving mother of John (Katherine) Papai and the late Andrew Papai; grandmother of Brian, Angelica and Andrew. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by siblings, Stanley, Monica and Blanche. Friends will be received 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the JAMES E. LINDSAY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City (724-744-2721). A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Barbara Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Vigil services will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family kindly suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. http://www.LindsayFH.com.
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Peer, Jimmie Beth 63

  • North Huntingdon
  • Born: 1950-12-29
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Ott, Irwin | Get Directions
  • Jimmie Beth (Marple) Peer, 63, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1950, in Charleston, W.Va., a daughter of the late James S. and Jessie (Armstrong) Marple. Jimmie Beth was an entrepreneur and owned several businesses throughout her life and most recently retired as a nurse's aide for Right at Home Health Care, of East Pittsburgh. She was a 1973 graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in business and marketing and a master's degree in business administration. Jimmie was a member of Murrysville Alliance Church, and also a member of A.B.A.T.E. (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Towards Education), the Order of the Eastern Star, of California, Pa., the Adamsburg Community Fire Hall Social Club, and also a member of the WVU marching band and was a very talented musician and pianist. Surviving are her husband, Dennis Peer Sr.; two children, Nichlas Kaukonen and fiancee, Julie Huppman, of Coal Center, and Jamie Jarmon and husband, Joseph Jr., of Salem, W.Va.; two stepchildren, Dennis Peer Jr. and wife, Darcy, of Pittsburgh, and Kaitlin Peer, of Greensburg; a grandson, Joseph Jarmon III; two sisters, Daphne Moore and husband, Ernest, of West Virginia, and Dolores Pease and husband, Alan, of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Dan Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. To send online condolences, please visit http://www.ottfuneralhome.com.
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Roberts, John W. 89

  • Murrysville
  • Born: 1925-04-21
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Hart, Murrysville | Get Directions
  • John "Jack" W. Roberts, 89, of Murrysville, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. He was born April 21, 1925, in Johnstown, son of the late Clovis Virgil and Verda Shaver Roberts. In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a brother, Jay C. Roberts; a sister, Jacquelyn R. McKillip; and an infant sister, Joanne Roberts. Jack served in the Coast Guard during World War II. He worked as superintendent of Cold Reduction for U.S. Steel Irvin Works. During his retirement years, Jack enjoyed riding and showing horses with his family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia S. Strayer Roberts; two sons, Eric J. (Paula) Roberts, of Export, and Jeffrey J. (Carolyn S.) Roberts, of Murrysville; three grandsons, Andrew, Eric (Amanda) and Tanner Roberts; and a sister, Joyce R. Christ. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the HART FUNERAL HOME INC., Murrysville. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Nate Keisel officiating. Entombment will follow in Twin valley Memorial Park, Delmont. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Westmoreland County, U.S. 119, Greensburg, PA 15601. http://www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Stuchel, Robert C. 79

  • Vandergrift
  • Born: 1935-11-14
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Dunmire- Kerr Rowe, Vandergrift | Get Directions
  • Robert C. Stuchel, 79, of Vandergrift, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in the Alle-Kiski Medical Center, Natrona Heights. Born Nov. 14, 1935, in Plumville, he was the son of the late Hugh Miller and Rose Armeda Schall Stuchel. A veteran of the Army, having served during the Cuban Crisis, he had been employed by Stanford Home Centers as a truck driver prior to retiring in 1976. He had also worked as a self-employed painter throughout the area. Robert was a member of the Vandergrift Presbyterian Church; he enjoyed woodworking, scrapping, the topic of Civil War, going for road trips on Route 30 and spending time with his grandchildren and granddogs. He was also a past member of the Corvair Club. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Lou (Krug) Stuchel, of Vandergrift; a daughter, Sherri Steele, of Avonmore; son, Jeff (Linda) Stuchel, of Oklahoma Borough; a daughter, Wendi Garza, of Murrysville; seven grandchildren, Lauren, Zachery, Alexandra and Mackenzie Steele, Michael Garza, Nicole Shoemaker and Robert Ciuca; a great-grandson, Landon Shoemaker; five brothers, Mervin, William, Ronald, Leonard and Darvin Stuchel; one sister, Dorothy Yerty; along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Painter, Betty Stuchel and Jane Kwiatkowski. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the DUNMIRE-KERR and ROWE FUNERAL HOME INC., 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday with his Pastor, the Rev. Neal Galley, officiating. Interment will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Apollo. To leave an online condolence, visit us at http://www.dunmirekerr.com.
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Tibbles, Leona 94

  • Formerly of Sutersville
  • Born: 1920-07-01
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Fountain, Lafayette | Get Directions
  • Leona (Couchenour) McLaughlin Tibbles, 94, passed away peacefully at her residence Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Leona was born July 1, 1920, in Sutersville, Pa., and was a longtime resident of Acadiana, La. Leona was active in her community and belonged to many bridge clubs over the years. She enjoyed her home and being a homemaker. Most of all, Leona loved spending time with her family and friends. Leona is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Jack) Burke, of Lafayette, La.; son, William (Dian) Tibbles, of Muskogee, Okla.; sister, Edith Finney, of White Oak; daughter-in-law, Kay McLaughlin, of Corpus Christi, Texas. She had eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Goldie Couchenour; husband, Charles E. McLaughlin II, in 1958, and her husband of 55 years, William K. Tibbles, who died in 2014; son, Charles E. McLaughlin III, of Corpus Christi, Texas; and brother, Harry R. Couchenour, of Pennsylvania. Graveside services will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at FOUNTAIN MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, in Lafayette. Interment will be at Fountain Memorial Cemetery, in Lafayette. The family wishes to thank Community Hospice for all their love and tender care given to Leona and her family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Leona's name to Community Hospice, P.O. Box 930, Youngsville, LA 70592. We also wish a very special thanks to Yvonne McZeal and Vickie Romero as you are family to us and there are no words expressed on how special you are and how much we appreciate all you have done for our family. Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at http://www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com. Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098, is in charge of arrangements.
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Vensko, Elizabeth K. 84

  • Hunker
  • Born: 1930-01-20
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Mccauley, Youngwood | Get Directions
  • Elizabeth K. Vensko, 84, of Hunker, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Excela Westmoreland Hospital. She was born Monday, Jan. 20, 1930, in South Greensburg, daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Kopcho) Vensko. She was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, Greensburg. She worked for Penn Albert Towers and Seton Hill College. Surviving are a brother, Andy S. Vensko, Hunker; two sisters, Verna M. Vensko, Hunker, and Sue Anna Price, Hagarstown; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Vensko; and two sisters, Agnus and Catherine Vensko. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at the C. RICHARD MCCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., 101 S. Fourth St., Youngwood. A Parastas service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Requiem funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at St. Nicholas Byzantine Church with Father Regus Desenta officiating. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
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Woodyear, Ephraim W. 93

  • Loyalhanna Township
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Bash-Nied, Delmont | Get Directions
  • Ephraim W. Woodyear, 93, of Loyalhanna Township, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at William Penn Care Center in Penn Township, with his loving family at his side. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Shirley (Daniel) Woodyear; son, Russell Woodyear, of Westchester, N.Y.; daughter, Nancy DiMaggio, of Loyalhanna Township; and sisters, nieces and nephews. After graduating from high school, Ephraim proudly served his country in the Army, during World War II and subsequently was honorably discharged. His family reminisces about him playing semiprofessional baseball in New York and being honored with a trophy for hitting the most home runs. Ephraim retired as a loan officer with Amalgamated Bank of New York. Friends and family will be received for visitation 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont 724-468-8381, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with Pastor Kara Probst presiding. Interment will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville.
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Yamakita, Mitsuo 78

  • Murrysville , Formerly of Suita City, Japan
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Wolfe-Von Geis, Export | Get Directions
  • Mitsuo Yamakita, 78, of Murrysville, formerly of Suita City, Japan, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. "Mitch", as he was known to his friends, was a graduate of Kwansei Gakuin University, in Kobe, Japan, where he majored in English. He was a businessman and entrepreneur who owned and operated a tea-ceremony company in Osaka, Japan, and was an art dealer. He enjoyed golf, jazz, travel and loved everything about the United States. Mr. Yamakita was preceded in death by his wife, Hiroko; and his parents, Kousaburo and Ryo. Surviving are his loving daughters, Akemi (Bob) Stauffer, of Murrysville, Katsuo Yamakita, of Osaka, Japan; and his cherished granddaughter, Fiona Stauffer, of Murrysville. Respecting Mitch's wishes, private services and interment will take place in his native land of Osaka, Japan. WOLFE-VON GEIS FUNERAL HOME INC., Export, 724- 327-1400, entrusted with arrangements. To send online condolences, please visit http://www.wolfe-vongeis.com.
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Armstrong County

Burg, Mary A. 80

  • Apollo
  • Born: 1934-11-14
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Curran-Shaffer, Apollo | Get Directions
  • Mary Alice Burg, 80, of Apollo, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. Born Nov. 14, 1934, in Paulton, she was the daughter of the late Albert W. and Sara (Stewart) Hawk. Mary lived in the Apollo area for the last 55 years and was a 1952 graduate of Washington Township High School and graduate of Burrough's Business School in Pittsburgh. She was a member of the Apollo United Presbyterian Church and was very involved in the Church and its Women's Association and Bell Choir. Mary enjoyed working on crafts and was a member of the Monday Craft Ladies. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benny Burg, who passed away in 1980; sister, Martha Mains; and brothers, Albert Hawk Jr., Harold and Robert L. Hawk. Mary is survived by her children, Glenna M. (Timothy) Kanish, of Manor Township, Kelly L. (Dale) Mohler, of State College, and Jeffrey S. (Cindy) Burg, of North Apollo; grandchildren, Zachery (Kylie), Luke, Courtney, Derek, Tyler (Teija) and Emily; great-grandson, Knox; sister, Nancy J. Reynolds, of Cabot; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in the CURRAN-SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo. Additional visitation takes place from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in the Apollo United Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Lea Austin officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo. Memorial Contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the Apollo United Presbyterian Church, 401 First St., Apollo, PA 15613 or to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3500 Brooktree Road, Suite 320, Wexford, PA 15090. To send an online condolence to the family, please visit http://www.curranfuneralhome.com.
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Foster, Dorothy D. 78

  • Ford City
  • Born: 1936-06-19
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Welch, Ford City | Get Directions
  • Dorothy D. (Walters) Foster, 78, of Ford City, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in ACMH Hospital. Born June 19, 1936, in Kittanning, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Edna Mary (Mock) McElfresh. She was a very active member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Ford City, where she sang in the church choir and started the morning prayer group 14 years ago. She was also always willing to help with any activities or projects at the church. She was also a member of the Von Bora Society, and enjoyed making candy and baked goods with them. Dorothy worked at Andy's Market, Ford City, for many years, and retired twice, in 1975 and 1992. In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting, baking buns, flower gardening, going out for dinner, listening to music and watching cooking shows. She is survived by her children, Timothy (Kim) Walters, of Kittanning, Cynthia (Michael) Bielski, of McVeytown, Kimberly (James) Neal, of Kittanning, Susan (Scott) Gaiser, of Ford City, Edith (Pressley) Brandon, of Ford City, and Gerald (Charlotte) Walters, of Ford City; a step-son, James Foster; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Reba Jean Mikula, of Ford City, and her twin sister, Edna Arlene Claypool, of Kittanning. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clark G. Walters, her second husband, Richard C. Foster; a sister, Helen Claypoole; and four brothers, Earl, Walter, Robert and Richard McElfresh. Friends will be welcomed from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the WELCH FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, where her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Jack Delk officiating. Interment will follow in Lawn Haven Burial Estates. To send an online condolence, please visit http://www.welchfh.com.
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Frayer, Terry W. 63

  • Leechburg
  • Born: 1950-12-28
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Smith, Blawnox | Get Directions
  • Terry W. Frayer, 63, of Leechburg, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1950. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Burns) Frayer; father of Timothy Scott Frayer (Jamie), Cheyenne A. Offredi and Terry W. Frayer II (Rachel); son of Mildred Irene Frayer and the later Harold Frayer; grandfather of eight; and great-grandfather of two. He is also survived by three sisters and five brothers. Terry was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the Army. He was a member of Rangers of Ohio Company. He participated in many reenactments for the Rangers of Ohio Company. He loved his family, the outdoors, being an avid hunter and fisherman, music and movies. There will be no viewing. Donation may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, (http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org), or mail to P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Arrangements trusted to THOMAS M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY LTD., Blawnox.
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Jewart, Freda M. 99

  • Dayton
  • Born: 1915-06-26
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Bauer-Bly, Dayton | Get Directions
  • Freda Mae Jewart, 99, of Dayton, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Marion Manor, Curwensville. She was born June 26, 1915, in Dayton, to Samuel W. and Ida Mae (Porter) Carson. Freda was a resident of Dayton for most of her life and graduated from Dayton High School in 1933. For more than 40 years, she worked as a clerk at the Dayton Post Office until her retirement in 1980. Freda was an active member and elder of Dayton Glade Run Presbyterian Church, where she also sang in the choir and served as the Sunday school superintendent for many years. She was involved in many local groups, including the Dayton Grange, Dayton American Legion Auxiliary, Punxsutawney Eastern Star and Dayton Senior Citizens; Freda also was a former member of the Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by her sons, Gary B. Jewart and wife, Barbara, of Curwensville, and Randall K. Jewart and wife, Kathleen, of Clarkesville, Ga.; daughter, Coleen D. Elder, of Dayton; grandchildren, Amy Lechner and husband, Mark, Michele Eguiarte and husband, Ricardo, Carolyn Misencik and husband, Jacob, and Courtney Jewart; seven great-grandchildren, Haylee, Tanner, Seth, Carson, Avery, Trent, and Ethan; and one great-great-grandson, Grayson. Freda was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Robert Bernard Jewart, whom she married June 3, 1939, and who died June 12, 1982; brothers, Roy, Dale and Ross Carson; and sisters, Margaret Lukehart and Edna Bailey. Family and friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at the BAUER-BLY FUNERAL HOME, 125 East Main St., Dayton. Additional visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at Dayton Glade Run Presbyterian Church, 2540 Dayton-Smicksburg Road, Dayton, with her son, Gary B. Jewart, officiating. Interment will follow in Dayton Glade Run Presbyterian Cemetery, Dayton. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Freda's honor to Dayton Glade Run Presbyterian Church, 2540 Dayton-Smicksburg Road, Dayton, PA 16222. Arrangements are being handled by the BAUER-BLY FUNERAL HOME INC. To leave a condolence for Freda's family or view a tribute honoring her life, visit http://www.bauerfuneral.com.
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Recupero, Betty V. 91

  • Kittanning
  • Born: 1923-03-15
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Bauer, Kittanning | Get Directions
  • Betty V. Recupero, 91, of Kittanning, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 15, 1923, in Pine Furnace, Pa., to Glenn T. and Hazel I. (Whited) Cloak. Betty was a member of the Walkchalk Salem Baptist Church, where she was very active in her younger years. She loved to travel with her husband, Tony, and they were snowbirds for 26 years, staying on the West Coast of Florida. Betty enjoyed reading, embroidering, and especially having lunch with her daughters. She will be deeply missed by her children and her faithful dog companion, Lady. She is survived by her three daughters, Connie Loughrey and husband, David, of Worthington, Ginny Powell, of East Palestine, Ohio, and Betsy Sanders, of Kittanning; son, Denver George Recupero, of Kittanning; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Anthony J. "Tony" Recupero, whom she married March 28, 1942, and who died May 1, 2002; son, Thomas J. Recupero; grandchildren, Michael George Powell and Bonnie Loughrey; brothers, Ted Cloak and Glenn Cloak Jr.; and sons-in-law, George Powell and John Sanders. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at BAUER FUNERAL HOME, 515 N. McKean St., Kittanning. Additional visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the funeral home, until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. with Pastor Charles Lane officiating. Burial will follow at Mateer Cemetery, Templeton, Pa. Contributions can be made in Betty's memory to Walkchalk Salem Baptist Church, 1006 Butler Road, Kittanning, PA 16201, or the Kittanning Public Library, 280 N. Jefferson St., Kittanning, PA 16201. Arrangements are being handled by Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. To send a condolence to Betty's family, visit http://www.bauerfuneral.com.
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Rumbaugh, Patricia 73

  • Kiski Township
  • Born: 1941-07-18
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Curran-Shaffer, Apollo | Get Directions
  • Patricia "Darlene" Rumbaugh, 73, of Kiski Township, passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born July 18, 1941, in South Bend Township, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Blanche Louise (Bryan) Reigh. Darlene lived in Kiski Township most of her life and was a homemaker, devoting her life to her family. She proudly raised her children and took care of her grandchildren. Darlene also enjoyed cooking. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Bobbie Ann Carricato; infant granddaughter, Kelli; infant grandson, Zane; daughter-in-law, Terry (McMunn) Rumbaugh; and grandson-in-law, Kurt Sanford. Darlene is survived by her husband of 54 years, Thomas C. Rumbaugh Sr.; children, Thomas C. Rumbaugh Jr., of Kiski Township, John T. (Margaret) Rumbaugh, of Avonmore, Debra L. Manzanilla, of Homer City, and Kristi S. (Ryan) Valasek, of Natrona Heights; grandchildren, Becky Sanford, Sarah (Josh) Ruffo, Katie (Rob) Rumbaugh, Juli, Josh, Megan Rumbaugh, Veronica, Gabriel, Nicholas Manzanilla and Allie Valasek; great-grandchildren, Haley, Emma, Kensley, Parker, Levi, Kieran, Isabelle, Gabrielle and Arielle; sisters, Betty Lou Kennedy, of South Bend Township, Miriam Snyder, of Hyde Park, Dorothy Hilty, of Oklahoma Borough; former daughter-in-law, Audrey Rumbaugh; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in the CURRAN-SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo. A graveside service will be held Monday, following the visitation in South Bend Cemetery, South Bend Township. To send an online condolence to the family, please visit http://www.curranfuneralhome.com.
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Shaner, David W. 75

  • Kittanning Township
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Welch, Ford City | Get Directions
  • David W. Shaner, 75, of Kittanning Township, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. Arrangements are entrusted to WELCH FUNERAL HOME, Ford City, 724-763-9041, and are incomplete at this time. http://www.welchfh.com.
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Shaner, David W. 75

  • Kittanning Township
  • Born: 1939-09-03
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Welch, Ford City | Get Directions
  • David W. Shaner, 75, of Kittanning Township, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in the Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. He was born Sept. 3, 1939, in Leetsdale, a son of the late Daniel A. and Florence M. (Moody) Shaner. David was a member of Simpson Bible Church. He was a graduate of Monaca High School and received his bachelor's degree from Geneva College and his master's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He first taught at Saltsburg High School and then taught in the mathematics department of the Black Hawk High School, Beaver Falls. He then retired after 30 years of teaching. David enjoyed baking deserts, running his farm equipment, and being at home and working on his property. Surviving is the love of his life, Sandra M. (Bish) Shaner, whom he married May 17, 2003; a stepson, John A. (Nicole) Chestnut, of Manorville; a stepdaughter, Beth Ann Chestnut, of Ford City; step-grandchildren, Tayna and Taylor Powell and Keira Chestnut, with whom he had a special bond; a sister, Margaret E. Kovach, of Beaver; his special friend, Don Gearhart; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Shaner. Friends will be welcomed from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the WELCH FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, where his funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, with Pastor Herb Reefer officiating. Interment will follow in Simpson Bible Church Cemetery. To send an online condolence, please visit http://www.welchfh.com.
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Butler County

Cedzo, Helen M. 86

  • Cabot
  • Born: 1928-08-02
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Clawson, Leechburg | Get Directions
  • Helen Marie (Toth) Cedzo, 86, of Cabot, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, after a courageous battle following complications of open heart surgery. She was born Aug. 2, 1928, in Leechburg, to the late John and Helen (Kundrak) Toth. She was previously employed as a librarian for West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, and was also a teacher at Har-Brack High School. Helen was a graduate of Clarion University, where she was president of her sorority, Sigma-Sigma-Sigma. She was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Cabot. She taught Sunday school and was a member of Christian Mothers and the Legion of Mary Rosary Prayer Service, where she said the rosary at Fair Winds Manor Nursing Home. She enjoyed listening to classical music and had a passion for the opera. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, bicycling, yoga, swimming, cross country skiing, vacations with family and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed travel, especially to Europe and Canada. Survivors include her sons, Robert Cedzo (Theresa), of Downingtown, John Cedzo and David Cedzo, of Cabot, and Christopher Cedzo (Christine), of Erie; daughter, Laura Bourgeois (Matthew), of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Kevin, Ryan, Hannah and Jared; brother, John S. Toth (Rita), of Bethel Park; and sister, Margaret "Dolly" King (Lloyd), of Plum. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Cedzo, in 2000; and a sister in infancy, Julia Ann Toth. Friends welcomed by her family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at CLAWSON FUNERAL and CREMATION CENTER, 170 Main St., Leechburg (724-842-1051), and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of her Christian Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3rd at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 315 Stoney Hollow Road, Cabot, PA 16023. Interment following at St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery, Herman. In lieu of flowers, her family encourages memorials to the Benedictine Nuns, St. Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601 or online at benedictinenuns@stemma.org; or to Capuchin Franciscan Friars, Province of St. Augustine, 220 37th St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201. To send an online condolence to the Cedzo family, please visit http://www.clawsonfuneralhome.com.
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Jones, Roberta F. 77

  • Butler , Formerly of Shadyside
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: McCabe, Shadyside | Get Directions
  • Roberta F. "Bobbi" "Bertie" Jones, 77, of Butler, formerly of Shadyside, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. She was the beloved daughter of the late Robert D. and Beane (McShane) Jones; sister of the late Mary Louise Trenga; dear aunt of Deborah Ann Trenga-Myers (Jay Myers), Linda Polito-Rhodes (Richard Rhodes) and the late Donna Polito; and great-aunt of MaryGrace and Jayson Myers and Christine and Heaven Rhodes. Bobbi worked for Crum and Forster Insurance Cos. for 28 years. She wrote for the company paper, "Spotlight," under the nom de plume "Sally Snoop from the Sixth Floor." Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at McCABE BROS. INC. FUNERAL HOME, 6214 Walnut St., Shadyside, where funeral will commence at 9 a.m. Saturday, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church. Interment to follow at Mt. Royal Cemetery.
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Kay, Dean C. 90

  • Valencia , Formerly of Allison Park
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Bock, Glenshaw | Get Directions
  • Dean Clayton Kay, 90, of Valencia, formerly of Allison Park, died peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Nancy C. Kay; loving father of Dina (Timothy) Swaney and Mary (Keith) Fitzpatrick; devoted grandfather of Emily, Daniel and Matthew Fitzpatrick; and is also survived by nieces, Judy (Kay) Begenwald and Joyce Kay; and nephew, James Bleil. Friends will be received from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at noon Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Glenshaw. Arrangements are by BOCK FUNERAL HOME LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Passavant Hospital Foundation, 9100 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237 or St. Barnabas Charities, 5850 Meridian Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044.
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Smith, Alfred F. 69

  • Butler
  • Born: 1945-02-03
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Mcdonald-Aeberli, Mars | Get Directions
  • Alfred F. Smith, 69, of Butler, died Monday morning, Nov. 24, 2014, at his home. Born in Pittsburgh, Feb. 3, 1945, he was the son of the late Alfred Herbert and Mary Jane Zeigler Smith. He retired from PennDot as a truck driver for the PA Turnpike Maintenance, where he loved the snowplow trains clearing the snow. He was a devout Christian, loved classic cars and the John Force Racing in Drag Racing Series, and was an avid Steelers fan. Surviving are two sons, Patrick L. (Melissa) Smith, of Pittsburgh, and Ronald J. (Karletta) Smith, of Monroeville; grandchildren, Denise, Joshua, Jessica, Joanna and Tyler Smith; and nieces and nephews, Valorie Jessica Raines, Wayne, Jeffrey and Thomas Miller, all of Sissionville, W.Va. Friends will be received from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at THE MCDONALD-AEBERLI FUNERAL HOME INC., 238 Crowe Ave., Mars, with a memorial service to follow at 6 p.m. Burial will be in Mars Cemetery, Adams Township. Memorials may be made to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053. Directions and condolences at http://www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.
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Fayette County

Dalton, Mary E. 87

  • Belle Vernon
  • Born: 1927-04-17
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Parzynski Funeral Home, Belle Vernon | Get Directions
  • Mary E. Shelton Dalton, 87, of Belle Vernon, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at 1:45 p.m. at Monongahela Valley Hospital, Monongahela. Born April 17, 1927, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Jean Shelton. A resident of Belle Vernon, Mrs. Dalton was a member of St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church, Belle Vernon, and was a retired cook from Rt. 51 Lounge, Jefferson Borough. She always enjoyed the company of her girls at the Belle Vernon High Rise. She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Gary W. Dalton and Sharon Miller of Fayette City, Larry and Lillian Dalton of Port Vue; four stepchildren, Lester Dolton Jr. of Murrysville, David Dolton of McKeesport, June Betzner of Elizabeth, Donna Stewart of Elizabeth; and numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester M. Dalton Sr. (1979); and stepson, Ronald Dolton. Private family visitation and funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, with the Rev. Msgr. Roger A. Statnick, pastor of St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church officiating at the PARZYNSKI FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATIONS, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, 724-929-6183. Interment took place in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, McKeesport. Condolences accepted at the funeral home's website, http://www.parzynskifuneralhome.com.
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Grimm, Dorothy A. 84

Grimm, Dorothy A. 84

  • Dawson
  • Born: 1930-02-01
  • Died: 2014-11-27
  • Funeral Home: Galone-Caruso, Mt Pleasant | Get Directions
  • Dorothy Ann (Basinger) Grimm, 84, of Dawson, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at her home. Mrs. Grimm was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Everson, a daughter of the late Ernest and Olive Fry Basinger. She was a member of Connellsville Church of God. Dorothy had been employed by the former L.E. Smith Glass Co. in the packing and shipping department. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and a friend to many. She is survived by her loving family: her daughter, Marlene Grimm Hough and her husband, Robert, of Dawson; and her grandson, Steven Hough of Orlando, Fla. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Ivan Grimm in 1995; and by her sisters, Helen Jane Basinger Frye, in 1995, and Doris Louise Basinger Keller, in 2006. Honoring Dorothy's wishes, there will be no hours of public visitation. Private viewing and funeral services will be held for the family, with interment in the Scottdale Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the GALONE-CARUSO FUNERAL HOME, 204 Eagle St., Mt. Pleasant. To offer an online condolence, please visit our website at: http://www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com.
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Mauk, Charles Chuck W. 75

  • Connellsville
  • Born: 1939-08-20
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Fink, Connellsville | Get Directions
  • Charles William "Chuck" Mauk, 75, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Highlands Hospital. He was born Aug. 20, 1939, in Connellsville, a son of the late Lansce and Amelia (Worrick) Mauk. He was Protestant by faith. He is survived by his wife, Arlene (Black) Kessler; children, Charles Kessler and wife, Jill, of Butler, Charlene Teets and husband, Thomas, of Uniontown, Robin Clawson and friend, Edward Rausch, of Connellsville, Lee Kessler and wife, Kim, of Connellsville, John Kessler and friend, Dianne, of Connellsville, Kelly McKeel and husband, Patrick, of Juniata, Lansce Kessler and wife, Tonya, of Connellsville; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a sister, Shirley Swager, of Oklahoma. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his children, Jeffrey and Lonnie Scott; grandchildren, Jeremy McKeel, Kajun Brink, Michael Honse and Ashley and Tiffany Kessler; three brothers, William, James, George and Orville Mauk; and two sisters, Hazel Mauk and Freda Overton. Family and friends will be received from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 North Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, where funeral service will follow with Pastor Lee Maley officiating. Interment will be private.
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McCreary, Debra R. 58

  • Perryopolis
  • Born: 1956-04-19
  • Died: 2014-11-28
  • Funeral Home: Eley-McCrory, Fayette City | Get Directions
  • Debra R. McCreary, 58 of Perryopolis, entered into heavenly rest Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Arnold City, with her loving children at her bedside. She was born April 19, 1956, in Donora, to Eileen Alvarez, of New Kensington, and the late Fred Cecil. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale F. McCreary, on Dec. 18, 1999. She is survived by her mother, Eileen Alvarez, of New Kensington; by daughters, Dana Encapera and Tony, of Coal Center, Dienna Sosnak and husband, Mark, of Perryopolis, Denette Branthoover and husband, Thomas C., of Arnold City, Belle Vernon, and Amanda McCreary and husband, Allan, of Belle Vernon; by five grandchildren; by sisters, Carol Cecil, of New Kensington, and Jan DeSantis, of New Kensington; and a brother, Jack Cecil, of Arnold City, Belle Vernon. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the ELEY/MCCRORY FUNERAL HOME INC., 334 Main St., Fayette City, PA 15438. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, with Pastor Chip Norton, of Belle Vernon, officiating. Interment to follow in the Belle Vernon Cemetery.
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McLean, Velma J. 76

  • Normalville
  • Died: 2014-11-17
  • Funeral Home: Saloom-Rega, Mt. Pleasant | Get Directions
  • Velma J. McLean, 76, of Normalville, fell to sleep in death Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at home. She will be missed by many. Velma was the daughter of the late George and Matilda Nichelson and is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Samuel; five children, Sandra Reeves of Connellsville, Cheryl Guynn, of Normalville, Daryl McLean, of Scottdale, Lorna Keller, of Copon Bridge, W. Va., and Robin Hines, of Connellsville; and 10 grandchildren, David, Rachel, Seth, Daryl, Johnathan, Julie, Heather, Tristan, Danielle and Wyatt. Velma was a volunteer who preached the good news of God's Kingdom to many. She enjoyed gardening and bird watching, especially hummingbirds. She also enjoyed camping and fishing with her family. A memorial service for Velma will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Connellsville. Arrangements are under direction of SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE, 730 W. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, 724-547-2122. Please visit Velma's online memorial at http://www.saloom-rega.com. to sign the condolence guest book. Richard Rega, funeral director.
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Schwartz, Perry 91

  • Belle Vernon
  • Born: 1922-11-24
  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson Funeral Home, Belle Vernon | Get Directions
  • Perry Schwartz, 91, of Belle Vernon, died peacefully on Nov. 23, 2014, at St. Barnabus Nursing Home, Gibsonia, with his loving wife Helen at his side. Born Albert Perry Schwartz in Belle Vernon on Nov. 24, 1922, to Louis and Lillian Swartz, he had two sisters, both now deceased: Louise Wolfe and husband, George, and Katherine "Kass" Altpater and husband, Clint. Perry graduated from North Belle Vernon High School in 1940 where he was a standout basketball player. As an undergraduate at California State Teachers College (now California University of Pennsylvania) he continued to star in both basketball and tennis. In 1943 he attended the Naval Officers Training Program at Bloomsburg State College, and then served his country as a Naval officer in the Mediterranean during World War II. Upon his return from active duty, he taught math and coached football at North Belle Vernon High School for several years before starting his own business, Standard Physicians Supply Company, which he and Helen ran as a successful family business. Perry took a genuine interest in people and had a great sense of humor - one couldn't be near him for very long before being engaged in friendly conversation. He will be remembered by many as a great friend; giving his time and talent to many charitable organizations and causes. He was an active member of the Belle Vernon Lion's Club for over 40 years, chairing countless events and committees and serving multiple times as President. He also served as president of the Monongahela Valley Country Club, where he was a long-time member and a regular on the golf course. After moving his family to Monessen, Perry joined the Monessen Elks Lodge 773, as well. Following his retirement in 1987, Perry became more involved with the veteran's organization, Mon Valley Shipmates, often donning his uniform to participate in parades and community events. And he finally had time to complete the lyrics to a love song he started composing many years before in Naval Training School, titled "You're Always the Girl in My Dreams". Perry is survived by his devoted wife Helen and three children, Patricia Henriquez (husband Jack) of Allentown, Debra Achen and husband, Donn of Monterey, Calif., and Tracey Deal of Poway, Calif. He is also survived by two grandsons and four great-grandchildren: Eric Henriquez (son Jack, and daughter, Emerson), and Ryan Henriquez (wife Jennifer, twin daughters Harlow and Roma). Friends will be received noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, 724-929-5300, http://www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com. A blessing service will be in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. James Bump officiating. Entombment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The members of the Mon Valley Shipmates will meet in the funeral home Saturday at 1 p.m. to conduct a two bell service In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Belle Vernon Lion's Club, 435 Speer Street, Belle Vernon, PA 15012.
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Sembower, William L. 65

  • Bullskin Township
  • Born: 1949-09-05
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Martucci, Connellsville | Get Directions
  • William L. "Bill" Sembower, 65, of Bullskin Township, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at home. He was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Connellsville, a son of the late Robert and Bessie (Shaffer) Sembower. Bill retired from County Line Collision as an auto body repairman. He was an Army veteran. Bill enjoyed the outdoors, especially while riding his motorcycle. Bill is survived by two sons, Toby Sembower and wife, Jamie, of Gainesville, Fla., and Tom Sembower, of Fort White, Fla.; three grandchildren, Colton, Taylor and Dayton Sembower; two brothers, Joseph Sembower and wife, Ruth, of Connellsville, and Lance Sembower, of Connellsville; sisters, Belinda Evans and husband, Chris, of San Antonio, Texas, Deborah Sembower, of Long Beach, Calif., and Karen Aiton and husband, Mike, of Edmonton, Canada. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by a son, Tim Sembower; and a brother, Donald Sembower. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. 1st St., West Side, Connellsville, 724-628-9033. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Lee Maley officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park. To sign the online guest registry, visit our website at http://www.martuccifuneralhome.com.
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Sessler Umbel, Clarissa Criss 89

  • Uniontown
  • Born: 1925-08-15
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson, Uniontown | Get Directions
  • Clarissa "Criss" (Dally) Sessler Umbel, 89, of Uniontown, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Uniontown Hospital. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Balsinger, a daughter of Philip Leroy Dally and Jessie Belle Franks Dally. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Russell Sessler Jr.; and a brother, Jesse Leroy Dally. Criss was a 1943 graduate of German High School and went on to further her education at Bob Jones University, California University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh. She worked as an educator in Friendsville, Md., Barrington College and for the Intermediate Unit No. 1 in Fayette County before her retirement. She was a faithful member of Third Presbyterian Church and served as a Sunday School teacher, elder, a member of the Grace Bible Class and dedicated member of the choir. Criss was also active in the Fayette County Sunday School Association, Fayette County Christian Endeavor, where she enjoyed leading singing with her never-ending enthusiasm. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and PSEA. Criss was a world traveler and was an avid reader. Left to cherish Criss's memory is her husband, William Kimmel Umbel; her daughter, Amy Bane and husband, Mark, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; a stepson, Ernest Umbel and wife, Julie, of Friendsville; and a stepdaughter, Kathy Deal and husband, Scott, of Addison. Family will receive friends from noon to 2 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown. Visitation will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Third Presbyterian Church followed by a service celebrating Criss's life at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Chris Enoch and Pastor Michael Grantz as co-officiatiants. Interment will follow in Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at http://www.adferguson.com.
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Soliday, Timothy M. 49

  • South Connellsville
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Martucci, Connellsville | Get Directions
  • Timothy M. Soliday, 49, of South Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh. Arrangements are under the direction of the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. 1st St., West Side, Connellsville, and will be announced when complete.
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Indiana County

Pelky, Sandra M. 63

  • Indiana
  • Died: 2014-11-25
  • Funeral Home: Bowser-Minich, Indiana | Get Directions
  • Sandra M. Pelky, 63, of Indiana, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at her home. She was born in 1951, in Indiana, to Raymond and Eleanor McCormick Syphers. Mrs. Pelky was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Indiana, and a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post 6555, Sagamore. Sandy enjoyed bowling with a women's league at Greendale Bowling Lanes and was involved with a dart league at the VFW. She enjoyed shopping, crafts, crocheting, cross stitching, western movies, baking, cooking, camping and traveling. She was employed at SeasonALL Industries and several jobs in Harrisburg where she lived for many years. Sandra is survived by one sister, Carol L. McCoy and husband, Richard, of Shelocta; two nieces, Sherry McCoy and Melissia McCoy, both of Shelocta; one stepson, E. Joseph Pelky and wife, Jacqueline, and children, of Utah; one sister-in-law, Teresa Rossi, of Strattonville; and by a close friend, Deb Zani and husband, Michael, of Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband, Earl J. Pelky in 1998; and by several brothers and sisters-in-law. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME, Indiana, where a funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. with Dr. Derrick Hatfield officiating. Private interment will be made in the North Point Cemetery. http://www.bowserminich.com.
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Washington County

Martorella, Patricia J. 91

  • Charleroi
  • Born: 1923-04-16
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Spallino Funeral Home, Charleroi | Get Directions
  • Patricia J. Martorella, 91, of Charleroi, died on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Born on April 16, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Angel Brunelle Oravitz. She was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church, and was an avid bridge player and enjoyed refunding. She was a loving caregiver to her mother, Angel, and sister, Thelma, when they took ill. Patricia is survived by her sons, Fran Martorella, of North Charleroi and Pete J. (Laurie) Martorella Sr. of Charleroi; daughter, Patty Bachman of Charleroi; grandchildren, Chris (Ange) and Ryan (Heather) Martorella, Todd, Adam, and Jake (Amy) Bachman, Robin (Adam) Jewell, Jody (Brian) Ulery, Jill Jericho (Scott Taylor), Sgt. Deana Orellana, and SPC. Pete Martorella Jr.; and great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Alex, Vinnie, and Maddie Martorella, Caleb Bachman, Derek and Kayleigh Jewell, Zoe and Asher Ulery, and Jacob and Jordyn Jericho. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Peter Martorella; sister, Thelma Petrone; and infant child, Frank Martorella. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in the CARL J. SPALLINO FUNERAL HOME, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Joseph A. Lopez, funeral director. There will be no visitation on Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi, with interment following in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be sent to http://www.spallinofuneralhome.com.
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Birr, Barbara L. 78

  • Erie
  • Born: 1936-01-18
  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Edder, Girard | Get Directions
  • Barbara L. (Gaither) Birr, 78, of Erie, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at St. Vincent Health Center. She was born Jan. 18, 1936, in Baltimore, Md., to the late Guy Gaither and Ola Hearn. She was raised and educated in Baltimore where she graduated from an all-girls school. While in Baltimore, she worked on the line for Noxzema. Barbara met her first husband, Ed Monnin, who survives her in Baltimore, and they moved to Meadville in the 1960s. Barbara moved to McKeesport in 1971. She worked as a Nanny for 18 years, also at a card shop and helped out at the churches she attended. Barbara was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in McKeesport. She enjoyed going to church, reading, being around her family and her special puppy, Frisco. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her second husband, Donald Birr; and a half sister, Henrietta Gaither. She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Judy (Skip) Veshinfsky, of Lake City, Cathy (Randy) St. Denny, of Hampton, N.Y., and Virginia (Steve) Marchetti, of McKeesport; her close stepdaughter, Carolyn Birr, of White Oak; her seven grandchildren, Jacob, Kevin, Sean, Christopher, Pamela, Angela and Ashley; and nine great-grandchildren. Barbara's family will be holding a private memorial service. Arrangements are entrusted to the EDDER FUNERAL HOME INC., Girard. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 823 Filmore Ave., Erie, PA 16505. To send condolences, visit http://www.edderfuneralhome.com.
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Makrancy, Julia 91

  • Formerly of Greenhills, Ohio
  • Died: 2014-11-25
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  • Julia (Firment) Makrancy, 91, formerly of Greenhills, Ohio, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen L. Makrancy; devoted mother of Daniel (Sharyn) Makrancy, Frederick (Karon) Makrancy and Stephen (Angela) Makrancy; dear grandmother of Matthew, Michael, Michelle, Christopher and Fredrick; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Margaret (Swansager) Firment. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 17 Farragut Road, Greenhills, where Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Lung Association of Ohio, SW 4050 Executive Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241. Condolences may be sent to http://www.neidhardyoungfuneralhome.com.
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Maze Jr., Earl Bob R.

  • New Albany, Ohio , Formerly of Ross Township
  • Born: 1936-11-13
  • Died: 2014-11-26
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  • Earl Robert "Bob" Maze Jr., of New Albany, Ohio, formerly of Ross Township and Sewickley, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Jane (Gorman) Maze. Born Nov. 13, 1936, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Earl R. and Edith (Roessler) Maze, he lived in the area until four years ago. Bob was a graduate of Bellevue High School and Indiana State Teachers College and held two master's degrees. He was a teacher and librarian for Quaker Valley High School for 35 years before retiring in 1993. Bob was an active member of Bellevue Baptist, Ingomar United Methodist, Heritage Presbyterian and Christ Church at Grove Farm churches and enjoyed lifting his strong baritone voice to the glory of the Lord. He is survived by his sister, Grace J. Black Hammond, of Woodland Park, Colo.; and his loving children, Amy E. (Steven) Marshall, of New Albany, and E. Robert (Amanda) Maze III, of Brighton, Colo.; as well as his five grandchildren, Timothy and Erin Marshall, Jacob, Braelyn and Nathan Maze. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions can be made in his memory to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1710, New York, NY 10122. Please visit http://www.schoedinger.com to share a special memory or to extend condolences.
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Rech, Lina 103

  • Born: 1911-09-17
  • Died: 2014-11-26
  • Funeral Home: Neill, Harrisburg | Get Directions
  • Lina Rech, 103, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Lina was born in Seren del Grappa, Italy, Sept. 17, 1911, daughter of Luigia and Ernesto DeMarco. Predeceased are two siblings, Mira and Enzo. At age 15, she and her mother went to Switzerland where they ran a small store and boarding house. In her early 20s, she graduated from the Premiata Scuola De Taglio, in Milan, Italy. She became an excellent seamstress and was in much demand. In February of 1938, she married Primo Rech and came to America. Lina became a proud citizen of the USA in 1947. Her favorite song was "God Bless America." Lina was a loving mother who had a deep faith in Christ and taught her children and grandchildren the importance of love, respect and unity of family. She was an inspiration and blessing to all who knew her. She is survived by three daughters and their spouses, Nedda (Robert) Pollock, of Hummelstown, Joan (Warren) Silvers, of Harrisburg, and Diane (David) Carroll, of The Villages, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Viewing will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Cathrine Laboure Catholic Church, 4000 Derry St., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. The family sends a special thank you for the loving care given to Lina at the Ecumenical Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Cathrine Laboure Catholic Church or Ecumenical Retirement Home 3525 Canby St., Harrisburg. Entombment will be in Greensburg. Arrangements by NEILL FUNERAL HOME INC., Harrisburg.
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Tallerico, Yolanda 92

  • North Tanawanda , Formerly of Leechburg
  • Died: 2014-11-23
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  • Yolanda Tallerico, 92, of North Tonawanda, N.Y., formerly of Leechburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, while under the care of Niagara Hospice following a brief illness. She was born in Jamaica, N.Y., and returned to San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, at the age of 4, before eventually returning to New York. She was a daughter of the late Biagio and Assunta (Amatucci) Ferretti, the eldest of 10 children. Mrs Tallerico was a homemaker who loved to cook and bake. Her famous spaghetti sauce and Italian pizzelles were the best. She also loved to tell stories about her life growing up in Italy with her brothers and sisters. Mrs Tallerico was married for 54 years to the late Joseph Tallerico, who passed away two months ago. She was the devoted mother of Joanne (Joe) Stevick of North Tonawanda; loving grandmother of Nicholas and Angela Stevick; sister of Mafalda, Enzo, Domenica, Osvaldo, Rita, Isabella, Bruno, Giovanni and the late Antonio, all of Italy; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins in Italy and the United States. A Mass of Christian Burial is being held at noon Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, from St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 800 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, NY. Family and friends are invited to a committal service at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Greenwood Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, Lower Burrell, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Online guest registry at http://www.Wattengel.com.
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