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Armor, Donald R. 77

  • Manor
  • Born: 1938-04-03
  • Died: 2015-04-19
  • Funeral Home: Snyder, Irwin | Get Directions
  • Donald R. Armor, 77, of Manor, died Sunday, April 19, 2015. He was born April 3, 1938, in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Paul and Ruth (Arbaugh) Armor. He worked as a barber and retired from Dean's Barber Shop in Murrysville. He attended the Bruch Creek Salem United Church of Christ and was a member of the Sportsman's and Landowners Alliance of Murrysville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of more than 54 years, Marilyn G. "Susie" Armor; granddaughter, Sarah Armor; and sister, Betty Jones. He is survived by his sons, Mark (Patricia) Armor, of Port Orange, Fla., and Paul (Susan) Armor, of Milwaukee, Wis.; grandchildren, James and Cynthia Armor; brother, Robert (Barbara) Armor, of North Carolina; and nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 521 Main St., Irwin, 724-863-1200, where everyone will gather at 1 p.m. Thursday for a funeral service. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon. Memorial contributions can be made to the Sportsman's and Landowners Alliance of Murrysville for the Benefit of the Youth Fishing Derby, PO Box 514, Murrysville, PA 15668. For online condolences, please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
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Bert, Elizabeth C.

  • Mount Pleasant
  • Died: 2015-04-20
  • Funeral Home: Brooks, Mt. Pleasant | Get Directions
  • Elizabeth C. "Betty" Bert, of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, April 20, 2015, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. She was born in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Calabrace Bert. Betty was formerly employed at Westinghouse, now Powerex, in South Greensburg. She was a graduate of the former Ramsay High School. She was a member of St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society. Betty is survived by one sister, Patricia Bert, of Mt. Pleasant; her fiance, Walt Guzik, of Mt. Pleasant; and several nieces and nephews and their families. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Frank and Joseph Bert; and one sister, Ann Anderson. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, (everyone please go directly to the church), with the Rev. Richard Kosisko, as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Pius X Cemetery. To offer a condolence or remembrance, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.
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Blystone, Bruce E. 69

  • Irwin
  • Born: 1945-09-20
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Snyder, Irwin | Get Directions
  • Bruce E. Blystone, 69, of Irwin, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at home. He was born Sept. 20, 1945, in Irwin, a son of the late Kenneth E. and Catherine (Walthour) Blystone; and was also preceded in death by a brother, Dennis K. Blystone. Bruce was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and the Men's Prayer Fellowship. He was also a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 236, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1671, both of Irwin, and was a member of two bowling leagues. He recently retired from the Westmoreland County Blind Association. He is survived by his siblings, Delores (the late Gildo) Vieceli, of Biddle, Eugene L. (Nancy) Blystone, of Greensburg, Gary L. (Bonnie) Blystone, of Lisbon, Ohio, Wayne K. Blystone, of Colorado, and Carl (the late Kathleen) Blystone, of North Irwin; and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 521 Main St., Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made in Bruce's name to the Westmoreland County Blind Association, 911 S. Main St., Greensburg, PA 15601. For online condolences, please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
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Holmes, Blake F.

  • Jeannette
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Blake Francis "My Wittle Man" Holmes, four months, of Jeannette, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Dec. 22, 2014, in Greensburg, a son of Jason L. and Cara Beth (Portser) Holmes, of Jeannette. He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, Clair Frye; and paternal great-grandfather, Francis Mangan. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Vera Lynn Holmes, at home. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Bill and Denise Portser, of Jeannette; paternal grandmother, Dee Holmes, of Jeannette; paternal grandfather, Jess Holmes, of Plum; maternal great-grandmother Lois Frye, of Greensburg; maternal great-grandparents, Jack and Betty Portser, of Latrobe; paternal great-grandmother, Barb Mangan, of Jeannette; aunts and uncles, Amanda and Jason MacAllister, Zack and Tiffany Portser and Mandy Mangan; family friend, "uncle" Harry; cousins, Maliki and Felucia MacAllister, Paige Claire and Gabriel Portser. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Chris Whitehead, of Charter Oak United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Clair Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. www.bachafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Johnson, Jeffrey E. 62

  • Laughlintown
  • Born: 1952-04-25
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Mccracken, Ligonier | Get Directions
  • Jeffrey E. Johnson, 62, of Laughlintown, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Westmoreland Excela Health. He was born April 25, 1952, in Ligonier, a son of the late Earl Eugene and Dolores Scott Johnson. Jeff was employed as a sales representative for Ligonier Town and Country Motors for more than 25 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Lisa Ann Penrose and Doreen Rose; and a brother, Clifford Johnson. Jeff is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Kathleen Siemback Johnson; a son, Jesse G. Johnson, of Ligonier; and two sisters, Anita M. Charlton, of Somerset, and Denise F, Neiderhiser, of Ligonier. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon Saturday at the Ligonier Alliance Church with the Rev. Larry C. McDonnell officiating. To sign the online guest book or to send a condolence to the family, please visit www. jpaulmccrackenfuneralchapel.com. The J. PAUL MCCRACKEN FUNERAL CHAPEL INC., Ligonier, is assisting the family.
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Jokola, Ljubica 92

  • Trafford
  • Died: 2015-04-20
  • Funeral Home: Alfieri, Wilmerding | Get Directions
  • Ljubica "Violet" (Gojkovich) Jokola, 92, of Trafford, died Monday, April 20, 2015. She was a devoted member of St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, the St. Petka Circle of Serbian Sisters, Serb National Federation Lodge 7, and a former member of the Trafford Senior Citizens. She was a daughter of the late Gliso and Mila Gojkovich; wife of the late Nick Jokola; beloved mother of Nick (Mary) Jokola and Mila (Pero) Prpa; loving Baba of Shawn Wallace-Baiza (Mike Baiza), Eric Wallace and Nicole Jokola; dear Great-Baba of Emma, Gordon, Magdalejna, Abby, Maddy and Ella; and sister of Peter (the late Irene) Gojkovich, Dolores (Al) Lonzo, Diane (the late Ed) Yurack, the late Mitzi (Steve) Vudragovich, Mary (Paul) Estok, Jennie (John) Zigarovich, George (Netta) Gojkovich, Paul (Evelyn) Gojkovich and Betty (Jim) Alfieri. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, PA 15148, 412-824-4332, with Pomen at 7:30 p.m. Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. She will fondly be remembered as a beautiful cook and baker, especially well-known for her homemade noodles and Pogoca. She will be greatly missed. May her memory be eternal.
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Koutsky, Edna 74

  • Jeannette
  • Born: 1940-12-05
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Graziano, Jeannette | Get Directions
  • Edna (Minyon) Koutsky, 74, of Jeannette, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at her residence. She was born Dec. 5, 1940, in Greensburg, the daughter of the late Michael J. and Bessie Atheson Minyon. Prior to her retirement, Edna was employed by Westmoreland Regional Hospital. She was a member of Ascension Church, Jeannette. Her granddaughters, (the Girls), were her pride and joy. She lived every moment of the day for them. Edna was extremely proud of them and all of their accomplishments. They were her buddies and put a smile on her face every day. Grandma would like to thank you for taking such good care of her. In addition to her parents, Edna was predeceased by a brother, Guy D. Minyon. She is survived by her husband, James Koutsky; a daughter, Jeneen (Gold) Tomajko and husband, Ken, of Hempfield Township; granddaughters, Raquel Gold and ErikaRose Gold; a stepgranddaughter, Missy Tomajko; a brother, Michael J. Minyon and wife, Judy, her niece and goddaughter, Michelle Bertolino and husband, Mike, all of Jeannette; and several other nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette. A blessing service will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Father Paul A. Lisik presiding. Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
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Kuhns, Mildred L. 92

  • Harrison City
  • Born: 1923-02-16
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Ott, Irwin | Get Directions
  • Mildred Louise (Mayers) Shaw Kuhns, 92, of Harrison City, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. She was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Windber, a daughter of the late Paul and Ann (Christoff) Mayers. She was a member of St. Barbara Church, in Harrison City, and attended Immaculate Conception Church, in Irwin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Shaw; her second husband, Duane E. Kuhns; a son, David P. Shaw; brothers, Paul G., Joseph and Thomas Mayers; a sister, Dorothy Shrift; and daughter-in-law, Bonnie Shaw. Surviving are three sons, William A. Shaw, of Ohio, Michael E. Shaw and wife, Mary Ann, of North Huntingdon, and Joseph P. Shaw and wife, Dana, of Hampton Bays, N.Y.; daughter-in-law, Marlene Haas, of Florida; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin. Parting prayers will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home, followed by a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Huntingdon. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Ave., Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. To send online condolences, please visit www.ottfuneralhome.com.
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Levendusky, Regis G. 80

  • Southwest Greensburg
  • Born: 1934-08-17
  • Died: 2015-04-19
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Regis Gerald "Jerry" Levendusky, 80, of Southwest Greensburg, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Forbes Regional Hospital, after suffering a stroke earlier in the day. He was born Aug. 17, 1934, the son of the late Anna (Dengg) and Frank Levendusky. He was the beloved husband for 55 years of Judith (Pignetti) Levendusky; and the proud father of four, Elizabeth (Charles) Show, David, and James, all of Greensburg, and Robert (JoAnna), of Frederick, Md. He was a loving grandfather to Michael Show, Brian, Jeffrey and Jaime Levendusky; and was especially close to his great-grandchildren, Ashley Show, Jeffrey Jr. and Audrey Levendusky. He is also survived by stepgrandsons, Brian, Dylan and Shane Golliday. He is survived by his brother, James (Mary), of Phoenix, Md.; sisters-in-law, Barbara Pyle, of Greensburg, and Marj (Bob) Benson; and brother-in-law, Peter Pignetti Jr., both of Charlotte, N.C.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He worked for more than 32 years at Westinghouse Industrial Ceramics in Derry. He was especially proud of serving as a Marine and was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg. At his request, there will be no viewing. A funeral Liturgy for family will be held beginning at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg. The family would like to thank the ambulance crews for their quick response and suggest memorials in his name to Mutual Aid Ambulance Service. www.bachafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Mains, Carolyn M. 51

  • Ligonier
  • Born: 1964-01-09
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Mccracken, Ligonier | Get Directions
  • Carolyn Marie Mains, 51, of Ligonier, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1964, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late John and Shirley Smith Renwick. Carol had been a manager for Fox's Pizza in Ligonier. She was a member of the VFW Post 734 and American Legion Post 267 Ladies Auxiliaries. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Albert Mains. She is survived by her companion of 17 years, Matthew E. Markowsky; three children, Stacy (Daniel) Smith, of Tacoma, Wash., Sarah Dawn Mains and Mark N. Mains, both of Ligonier; five grandchildren, Lilly Knupp, Mark N. Mains II, Hunter James, Parker Andrew and Carter Matthew Smith; and several brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the J. PAUL McCRACKEN FUNERAL CHAPEL INC., 144 E. Main St., Ligonier, where Carol's life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dr. J. Paul McCracken officiating. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Wilpen. The family requests that contributions be made to the funeral chapel to help defray funeral expenses. To sign the online guest book or to send a condolence to the family, please visit www.jpaulmccrackenfuneralchapel.com.
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Markle, Richard R. 75

  • Youngwood
  • Born: 1940-04-06
  • Died: 2015-04-18
  • Funeral Home: McCauley, Youngwood | Get Directions
  • Richard R. Markle, 75, of Youngwood, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born April 6, 1940, in Youngwood, a son of the late Raymond E. Markle and the late Dorothy P. (Harrold) Markle. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Youngwood. He is survived by his two sons, Chris A. Markle and wife, Mary, of Selinsgrove, and Lee E. Markle and wife, Anne-Claire, of West Henrietta, N.Y.; his brother, Douglas A. Markle and wife, Dian, of Tega Cay, S.C.; his friend and companion, Marilyn F. Love, of North Huntingdon; seven grandchildren, Davis, Noelle, Jonah, Elliott, Sasha, Eli and Sophie; and his nephews, Kevin and Keith Markle and their families. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert James Markle. He was a graduate of Hempfield High School and earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Dick was an avid reader and a Pittsburgh sports fan. At 73 years old, he discovered the enjoyment of vacation cruises. He was perhaps never more in his element than when he was leading the trivia game, surrounded by his extended family at the annual Markle family reunion. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood. Additional viewing will be held from 10:30 till 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Christ United Methodist Church. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Christ United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Seth officiating. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. Family suggests memorial contributions to Christ United Methodist Church.
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Matiasic, Janice V. 75

  • Luxor , Formerly of Pitcairn
  • Born: 1940-04-08
  • Died: 2015-04-20
  • Funeral Home: Barnhart, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Janice V. Matiasic, 75, of Luxor, formerly of Pitcairn, died Sunday, April 20, 2015. She was born April 8, 1940, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Thomas R. and Fern Carlson Lindquist. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Francis Matiasic; a brother, S. Bruce Lindquist; and six sisters, Joyce Sharlow, Joan DeBone, Judy Lindquist, Jean Lindquist, R. Jane Taylor and Jerrilyn Lindquist. She is survived by two sons, Joseph F. (Kris) Matiasic, of Luxor, and Russell A. (LuAnn) Matiasic, of Delmont; three grandchildren, Adam J. Matiasic, Cory M. Matiasic and Brandon Ayers; two brothers, Thomas R. Lindquist, of Bear Rocks, and Samuel E. Lindquist, of Manor; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. For online condolences, visit www.BarnhartFuneralHome.com.
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Smith, Father Thomas E. 90

  • Level Green
  • Died: 2015-04-20
  • Funeral Home: Jobe, Monroeville | Get Directions
  • Father Thomas E. Smith, 90, of Level Green, formerly of Pitcairn, passed away Monday, April 20, 2015. He was affectionately known as Pittsburgh's Singing and Dancing Priest. He was the loving brother of Dorothy O'Reilly, Donald Smith, Doris (Edwin) Della Piazza, Carol (John) Mock and the late Gilbert (surviving spouse, Jenny) Smith and June (surviving spouse, Patsy) Mitlo; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Father Tom was a priest for the Pittsburgh Diocese from 1951 until 1994. He then continued his ministry and theatre in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Upon his return to Pittsburgh in 2004, he assisted with parish duties at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Forest Hills and St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Monroeville. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY INC. (MONROEVILLE/PLUM CHAPEL), corner of (445) Beatty Road and 48 North, Monroeville (412-856-4747). Additional visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 245 Azalea Drive, Monroeville (412-373-0500), where Translation Vespers will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Bernadette Parish. Everyone please meet at the church. Interment will follow at Good Shepherd Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110 or online at www.pittsburghfoodbank.org.http://www.jobefuneralhome.com.
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Soyka, John G. 89

  • Sutersville
  • Born: 1925-08-31
  • Died: 2015-04-17
  • Funeral Home: McCauley Funeral Home, West Newton | Get Directions
  • John G. "Jerry" Soyka, 89, of Sutersville, died Friday, April 17, 2015. He was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Collinsburg, son of the late John and Alice (Couchenour) Soyka. Jerry was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He would help out anyone who needed assistance, sharing his time, wit and stories freely. Surviving are four children, John G. "Jerry" Soyka Jr. and wife, Barbara, of Tampa, Fla., Cheryl Menser and husband, Greg, of Bovard, Jeff Soyka, of Tampa, Fla., and Ricky Soyka of Sharon; seven grandchildren, Cherie Menser, Rachel Montoya and husband, Miguel, Rebecca Bortz and husband, Brad, Crystal Menser, Aaron Menser and wife, Barbara, Jarett Laudadio and Brandon Soyka; and a great-grandson, Isaiah Bortz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha I. Soyka; a son, Gary Soyka; grandchildren, Autumn Soyka and Daniel Soyka; a great-grandson, Eli Menser; and a sister, LaVerne "Bernie" Soyka. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., 901 Vine St., West Newton, www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment with full military honors will follow in West Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to ALS Association, Western PA Chapter, 416 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15209, or at webwpawv.alsa.org.
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Tedrow, Marie 82

  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Born: 1932-07-28
  • Died: 2015-04-19
  • Funeral Home: Brooks, Mt. Pleasant | Get Directions
  • Marie Quashnock Tedrow, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. She was born July 28, 1932, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Emro and Mary Minnick Quashnock. Marie was retired from Lenox Crystal, where she was employed for 33 years. She was an avid bowler and participated in area bowling leagues. She also loved cooking and gardening. Marie was a devout Catholic and was a member of St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church. She was the matriarch of her family and she was a strong influence on so many lives. She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Sterner and her husband, Jim, of Mt. Pleasant, and Jackie Moss and her husband, Mel, of East Quogue, N.Y.; her grandchildren, Jason VanArsdale, Keely Alcorn and her fiance, Joe Brosh, Corrina Moss-Keller and her husband, Sol, Eli Moss and his fiancee, Kasey Fields, Stephenie Tedrow and her companion, Jamie Dodd, and Luke Tedrow; six great-grandchildren, Kiley VanArsdale and her fiance, Tim Scott, Nicole Alcorn, Chad Alcorn, Jake VanArsdale, Vera Keller and Levi Keller; two great-great-grandchildren, Ella and Timmy Scott; and one brother, Charles Quashnock, of Mt. Pleasant. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Jack Tedrow; her son, Larry Tedrow; her fiance, Mike Dzurica; brothers and sisters, Emro, William and Agnes Quashnock, Lawrence Quashnock, Emro Quashnock, Dorothy Plazza, Elizabeth Bobbs and Florence Rogacki. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard Kosisko as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Pius X Cemetery. A parish wake service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. To offer a condolence or remembrance, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.
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Veres, Marietta G. 92

  • Charleroi
  • Born: 1922-05-23
  • Died: 2015-04-19
  • Funeral Home: Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home, Charleroi | Get Directions
  • Marietta G. Veres, 92, of Charleroi, passed on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Tender Loving Adult Care in West Newton, with her family by her side. She was born May 23, 1922, in France, a daughter of the late August and Marie Felgiesal Kreiter. Mrs. Veres was member of the Christ Lutheran Church of Charleroi. She is survived by her two sons, Paul J. Veres and his wife, Rosemarie, of Irwin, and John Veres of Charleroi; sister, Loretta Hasill of Verona; grandchildren, Steven and his wife, Erica Veres, and Sheila Veres; and two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Adam Veres. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul W. Veres; and two brothers, Paul Douglas and August Kreiter. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in the SCHROCK HOGAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE INC., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Monongahela Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.schrock-hogan.com.
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Loughry, Barbara 80

  • Sarasota, Fla. , Formerly of Greensburg
  • Born: 1934-07-14
  • Died: 2015-04-17
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  • Barbara Wike Loughry, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Rockford, Ill. and Greensburg, died in her sleep Friday, April 17, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice in Sarasota. Barbara was born July 14, 1934, in Pittsburgh. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1956. Barbara married Robert K. Loughry in 1968. They had two sons, Lance and Philip. The family moved to Rockford, Ill., in 1967, where Barbara taught first grade at Church School until her retirement in 1989. The couple then moved to Sarasota, Fla., where they spent many happy years. Barbara loved her friends, family and baseball. She also spent many happy hours watching the people on Siesta Beach. Barbara is survived by her son, Lance, also of Sarasota, Fla. She is donating her body to medical research. Please send memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Guestbook located at www.wiegandbrothers.com.
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