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Allegheny County

Gadelmeyer, Frederick J. 86

  • McKeesport
  • Born: 1928-01-27
  • Died: 2014-08-19
  • Funeral Home: Willig, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Frederick J. "Dykes" Gadelmeyer, 86, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. Born Jan. 27, 1928, in Port Vue, he was a son of the late Mathias and Susanna (Holtsinger) Gadelmeyer, and the husband of the late Dolores "Dolly" (Gwosden) Gadelmeyer. Frederick was the proprietor of Frederick J. Gadelmeyer Public Accounting for more than 50 years. The former president of National Society of Public Accountants, he mentored generations of accountants through his integrity, work ethic and commitment to personal service. Frederick was a member and former treasurer of Evangelical Congregational Church. He served his country as an Army veteran. Frederick was a member at East McKeesport Lodge No. 765 F and AM, 32nd degree Scottish Rite in the Valley of Pittsburgh, Al-O-Mon Forest No. 138, Tall Cedars of Lebanon and Syria Shrine in Cheswick. A proud graduate of McKeesport High School, he was the co-captain of the football team and Vo-Tech Class president. An avid YMCA McKeesport Sharks swim team fan, Frederick also enjoyed lake and ocean fishing. Nothing brought him greater joy than being actively involved in his grandchildren's lives; he enthusiastically attended every educational and extracurricular activity they took part in. Frederick is survived by children, Fred D., of McKeesport, and Susie Fedorovich, of Liberty Borough; grandchildren, Erica, Kyra, Heidi and Fred; sister, Wilma Beal, of Georgia; sister-in-law, Audrey (Jack) Lofstrom, of Illinois; nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and beloved wife, he was preceded in death by siblings, Susan, Marie McClure, Matthew, Elizabeth Weegar and Louise. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the hour of funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday at WILLIG FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES. The Rev. Glen Irvin will officiate. Interment and military honors will follow at Lebanon Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
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Westmoreland County

Frayvolt, Lucille R. 83

  • New Derry
  • Born: 1931-04-26
  • Died: 2014-08-20
  • Funeral Home: Lopatich, Latrobe | Get Directions
  • Lucille Rose Frayvolt, 83, of New Derry passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Indiana Regional Hospital. She was born April 26, 1931, in New Derry, a daughter of the late Michael Polinsky and Eva (Vallana) Polinsky. Lucille was a member of St. Martin's Church, New Derry, and its Rosary Altar Society. She was retired from Jamesway. Lucille and her husband enjoyed traveling and camping in their motor home. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene L. Frayvolt; two brothers, Joseph "Web" Polinsky and Stephen "Hep" Polinsky; and two sisters, Mary Ann Levandosky and Catherine "Rena" Benedict. Lucille is survived by one son, Donald E. Frayvolt and his wife, Joyce, of Millwood; one daughter, Dolores "Dee" Hitchman and her husband, Ken, of Saltsburg; four brothers, Mike Polinsky, of North Carolina, John Polinsky, of Blairsville, Robert Polinsky and his wife, Joyce, of Peanut, and Charles V. Polinsky and his wife, Judy, of New Derry; four grandchildren, Jason Hitchman and his wife, Lesley, Jeffrey Hitchman and his wife, Summer, Donald Frayvolt and his wife, Justine, and Eric Frayvolt and his wife, Heather; and seven great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Hayden, Sonia, Braylin, Drew, Fiona and Colton. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. St. Martin's Rosary Altar Society will recite the Rosary at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Martin's Church with the Rev. Stephen C. West as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Martin's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. 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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Geiger, George M. 91

  • Irwin
  • Born: 1923-07-23
  • Died: 2014-08-18
  • Funeral Home: __, __ | Get Directions
  • George M. Geiger, 91, of Irwin, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Walnut Ridge Memory Care. George was born July 23, 1923, in Export, a son of George W. and Margaret (Lindsay) Geiger. Prior to his retirement, George worked for Westinghouse Air Brake in Wilmerding as an estimating cost clerk. George was preceded in death by his brothers, William and John; sisters, Adeline and Margie; son, Chris; and his first wife, Doris. He is survived by his wife, Christina; sons, Gary and Mark (Cindi); daughter, Laurie (Ken) Blatnick; stepchildren, Jarrett Waldron and Jillian Harrison; his adopted children, Evan and Avarie; three grandchildren, Scott, Katy and Denise; and his sister Judy (Ed). While George was a veteran of the Navy during World War II, he found his greatest joy in serving God, teaching others about His kingdom, and in the door-to-door preaching work. George was a member of the Trafford Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. The family would like to thank Walnut Ridge Memory Care and its staff for the excellent care given to George, as well as the staff at Heartland Hospice, especially Melissa and Melanie. There will be no visitation, as George elected to give his remains to the University of Pittsburgh for further Alzheimer's research. There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the Trafford Kingdom Hall, 14051 Route 993, in Trafford. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at http://www.alz.org.
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George, Marshall A. 83

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1931-06-11
  • Died: 2014-08-17
  • Funeral Home: Barnhart, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Marshall A. George, 83, of Greensburg, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. He was born June 11, 1931, in Vandergrift, a son of the late Malcolm and Nelle Martin George. He was an Army veteran, serving in the Honor Guard. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Greensburg, where he was a deacon, elder, youth group leader, Sunday School teacher, choir member and member of various committees. He was a 50 year member of the Westmoreland Lodge 518 F and AM, served on the Board of Directors of the Hempfield Credit Union and belonged to the NASSP. He was a graduate of Vandergrift High School and Clarion College. He earned his Master's Degree and Principal's Papers from Duquesne University and studied administration at WVU. Mr. George worked as an educator for 35 years. He taught at the former Monroeville High School and was a teacher and guidance counselor at Harrold Junior High School and Hempfield Area High School from where he retired as Principal in 1990. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, reading and, of course, spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Otto George; a son, Randall (Nancy) George, of Austin, Texas; two daughters, Debra (Michael) Lannon, of Shrewsbury, and Marsha (Chuck) Claspy, of Meadville; eight grandchildren, Chris, Ryan and Stephanie Claspy, Patrick, Daniel and Timothy Lannon and Taylor and Chase George; a brother, Robert (Mary Lu) George, of Greensburg; and a sister, Barbara George, of Concord, Calif. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1120 Harvey Ave., Greensburg. Everyone please meet at the church. Interment with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post 33, Greensburg, will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church. For online condolences, visit http://www.BarnhartFuneralHome.com.
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Harbaugh, John S. 85

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1928-10-02
  • Died: 2014-08-20
  • Funeral Home: Barnhart, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • John S. Harbaugh, 85, of Greensburg, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Hempfield Manor, Greensburg. He was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Mather, a son of the late Joseph S. and Gertrude T. Stull Harbaugh. He was an Army veteran, stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Waynesburg College and completed advanced language courses at Stanford University. Prior to his retirement, John taught History, German and English in the Norwin School District. He was an accomplished pianist who especially enjoyed playing pieces by Brahms and Rachmaninoff. He coached Little League for Hempfield Recreation, sang in various choirs and played the organ. In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his wife, Mariam "Dee" Armel Harbaugh; four brothers, Joe, Phil, Paul and Mark Harbaugh; and a sister, Martha Litten. He is survived by three children, Karen (James) Jacoby, of West Chester, Eric L. (Marian) Harbaugh, of Hempfield Township, and Kirk A. (Michelle) Harbaugh, of Connellsville; three grandchildren, Cassandra "Cassie" Jacoby, Grant Jacoby and Tara Harbaugh; and a sister, Dorcas A. Moore, of Baden. Family and friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Private interment will be in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. For online condolences, visit http://www.BarnhartFuneralHome.com.
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Klamut, Dale E. 76

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1938-03-05
  • Died: 2014-08-19
  • Funeral Home: Hartman-Graziano, Latrobe | Get Directions
  • Dale E. Klamut, 76, of Greensburg, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1938, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Edward and Edna Carlson Klamut. Prior to his retirement, Dale was a self-employed building contractor. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and recreational boating. Dale is survived by his loving wife, Ivy Warren Klamut; his children, Dale M. Klamut and wife, Kimberly, of Baltimore Md., Cynthia Sndyer, of Pittsburgh, David R. Klamut and wife, Lisa, of Lycippus, Jacquelyn Bell of Greensburg, Jeffrey Klamut and wife, Joanne, and John Scott Daly and wife, Michelle, of Philadelphia; nine grandchildren, Stephanie, Ivy, Jay, Allie, Hunter, Brett, Jacob, Luke and Lexi; and two great-grandchildren, Carly and Dylan. Friends will be received from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. A memorial service will be held 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel, with Deacon Drew DeCrease officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Senior Independence Hospice, 773 Frontier Drive, North Huntingdon, PA 15642.
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Kunkle, Gail P. 75

  • South Greensburg
  • Born: 1939-03-17
  • Died: 2014-08-20
  • Funeral Home: Bacha, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Gail P. Kunkle, 75, of South Greensburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at her home. She was born March 17, 1939, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Lawrence E. and Irene (Hillis) Pegg. Prior to retirement, she had been employed by the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety. She was a member of the Third United Church of Christ, South Greensburg, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She served on the Republican County Committee for many years and was a member of Compassionate Friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Dana L. Kunkle, in 1997. She is survived by her husband, Dennis L. Kunkle; a son, Lee Kunkle and his wife, Mary Ann, of South Greensburg; a daughter, Diane L. Jackson and her husband, Timothy, of Swissvale; and four grandchildren, Corey Kunkle, Keishawn Jackson, Joshua Kunkle and Sammy Kunkle. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg. Additional visitation will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday in the Third United Church of Christ, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert R. Garris, officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Clair Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Third United Church of Christ, 1522 Elm St., Greensburg, PA 15601. http://www.bachafuneralhomeinc.com.
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Kurimcak, Julius R. 85

  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Born: 1929-07-27
  • Died: 2014-08-20
  • Funeral Home: Brooks, Mt. Pleasant | Get Directions
  • Julius R. "Jules" Kurimcak, 85, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. He was born July 27, 1929, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Julius R. Sr. and Helen Larko Kurimcak. Mr. Kurimcak was a 1947 graduate of the former Ramsay High School. He was a veteran of the Army, serving in the Korean War and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, where he was employed for 35 years. He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant VFW and American Legion, the BPO Elks No. 777 of Scottdale, Hecla Sportsmen Club and a social member of the Mt. Pleasant Fireman's Club. He was a member of the Visitation Roman Catholic Church, where he served as an usher, former parish council member and an adult altar server for many years. Jules is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Lou Miscovich Kurimcak; two daughters, Amicia Sherbondy and her husband, Daniel, of North Huntingdon, and Susan Kurimcak and her boyfriend, Donald Boggs, of Acme; two grandchildren, Justin Sherbondy and his wife, Christie, and Daniel Sherbondy and his girlfriend, Katie Shendge; two great-grandchildren, Quinn Rilee and Julius Joseph; his pet dog, Lexi; one sister, Anastasia Clausner and her husband, Lawrence, of Mt. Pleasant; two nieces, Dulcinda Berenson and her husband, William, of Natrona Heights, and Dr. Anita Fiala and her husband, Michael, of Uniontown; godson, Ronald Holoman and his wife, Paula, of Mt. Pleasant; and sister-in-law, Madeline Miscovich, of Mt. Pleasant. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Visitation Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Kosisko as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Visitation Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the Mt. Pleasant American Legion Honor Guard. A parish wake service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The Scottdale Elks No. 777 will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. To offer a condolence or remembrance, please visit http://www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.
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McKillip, James Buck

  • Latrobe
  • Died: 2014-08-21
  • Funeral Home: McCabe, Derry | Get Directions
  • James "Buck" McKillip, of Latrobe, passed peacefully Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Scenery Hill Manor. He was a son of the late James E. McKillip and Helen Campbell. He is survived by three daughters; Michelle (Francis) Plummer, of Homer City, Verna (Kevin) Uphold, of Pleasant Unity, and Jamie (Charles) Harr, of Blairsville; a brother, Barry McKillip, of Crabtree; one sister, Donna Lemelin, from Florida; as well as six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Buck enjoyed fishing, hunting and the outdoors. He worked on the farm for Cliff Felton for many years. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the MCCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry. Interment will be private. Immediately following there will be fellowship and a light lunch at the American Legion Post 515, 1811 Ligonier St., Latrobe. Online condolences may be made to http://www.mccabefuneralhomes.com.
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Phillips, Marian C. 97

  • New Alexandria
  • Born: 1916-12-06
  • Died: 2014-08-20
  • Funeral Home: Newhouse, New Alexandria | Get Directions
  • Marian C. Phillips, 97, of New Alexandria, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 6, 1916, in Sandy Creek, daughter of Samuel L. Burge and Barbara Bey. She retired from Greensburg Salem District, where she was a baker. Prior to that, she worked at Federal Labs in Tunnelton where she was a Rosie the Riveter during the World War II effort. Marian was a member of the United Methodist Church of New Alexandria. She was an original member of the 500 club of New Alexandria. She loved working for the church. She was an avid bingo player and loved going to the local casinos. She was an avid collector of salt shakers. She has collected over 800 sets. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1996; three brothers, William, Wakefield and Edgar; and an infant sister, Mildred. She is survived by two sons, Joseph L. Phillips and wife, Audrey, and William F. Phillips and wife, Donna C., both of New Alexandria; grandchildren, Jodi, Brian S., William L. and Darlene R. Harvan, of New Alexandria, and Randy Phillips, of Latrobe; great-grandchildren, Amanda, Samantha, Jason, Jennifer, Zachary, Nichole, Joseph and Robert; and a great-grandson, Colin Hymes. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at P. DAVID NEWHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, corner of Church and Washington Sts., New Alexandria, in charge of arrangements. http://www.newhousefuneralhome.com. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in the United Methodist Church of New Alexandria with Pastor Rhea Summitt of the United Methodist Church in New Alexandria. Burial will be in Twin Valley Memorial Park Inc., Delmont. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of New Alexandria.
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Rizzi, Betty M. 88

  • Herminie
  • Born: 1926-04-30
  • Died: 2014-08-07
  • Funeral Home: Beatty-Rich, Madison | Get Directions
  • Betty M. Rizzi, 88, of Herminie, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Briar-Cliff Nursing Home in North Huntingdon. She was born April 30, 1926, in Herminie, a daughter of the late Peter and Eva Couchenour Rizzi. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Pittsburgh Reflector in Irwin as an assembler. She was a member of Herminie United Methodist Church and the Friendly Circle Bible Class of the church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Peter; a sister, Jane Fawcett; and a friend, Sam Mellinger. Surviving are two brothers, Clarence Rizzi and his wife, Helen, of North Huntingdon, Allen Rizzi and his wife, Virginia, of Herminie; a sister, Geraldine Rothwell, of Herminie; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Herminie United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Al Kimmel officiating. Interment will be private. BEATTY-RICH FUNERAL HOME INC., in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions be made in memory of Betty to Medi Home Hospice 9173 Lincoln Highway, Irwin, PA 15642 or to Herminie United Methodist Church, 3365 Pike St., Herminie, PA 15637.
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Schur, Nancy 62

  • Greensburg
  • Died: 2014-08-16
  • Funeral Home: Alfieri, Wilmerding | Get Directions
  • Nancy Schur, 62, of Greensburg, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Schur; mother of Keith and Rebecca Schur; and sister of Fran Schur. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME INC., Wilmerding.
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Steiner, Aaron B. 49

  • Hunker
  • Born: 1964-12-11
  • Died: 2014-08-19
  • Funeral Home: Hoffer, Norvelt | Get Directions
  • Aaron B. Steiner, 49, of Hunker, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at his home. Born Dec. 11, 1964, in Mt. Pleasant, he was the son of Betzy A. (Thorne) Steiner Leeper and the late George W. Steiner. Aaron is survived by his mother, Betzy, and her husband, Charles "Duke" Leeper, of Acme, and his children, Sharon (James) DiNicola, Leslie (Greg) Weir, Connie Baker, Mark (Desiree) Leeper; and nieces and nephews. Arrangements are private and in the care of JAY A. HOFFER FUNERAL HOME, Norvelt. lnurnment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Kecksburg. Online condolences may be given at http://www.hofferfuneralhome.com.
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Taylor, Annabelle 83

  • Greensburg , Formerly of New Stanton
  • Born: 1931-04-16
  • Died: 2014-08-19
  • Funeral Home: Mccauley, Youngwood | Get Directions
  • Annabelle Lohr Taylor, 83, registered nurse, of Greensburg, formerly of New Stanton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born April 16, 1931, Annabelle was the daughter of the late James Lewellyn and Anna Mae Gertrude (Armbrust) Lohr. She graduated from Greensburg High School (1948) and from Westmoreland Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1952. During her nursing career, she cared for patients at Westmoreland Hospital, later retiring from Westmoreland Manor. She was an active member of the Westmoreland Area Nurses' Association. She was also a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Youngwood. Annabelle married James Murray Taylor on Nov. 26, 1953. In addition to her husband, who died March 7, 2000, Annabelle was predeceased by her son, David James "Otis" Taylor, who died Oct. 16, 2005. Surviving are daughters, Debby Prinkey Christner and Sharon Lee Beezer, both of Greensburg; a granddaughter, Kristina Prinkey Constantine and her fiance, C.J. DeFrank; a grandson, James Calvin Prinkey Jr. and his wife, Jessica Neely Prinkey; and four great-grandchildren, Tyler James Constantine, Rylie James Constantine, Juliana Rose Prinkey and Jenna Ruth Prinkey. Annabelle is also survived by five sisters and brothers, Dolores (William) Barber, of Greensburg, Beverly (Robert) Woods, of Davin, W. Va., Helen (Gary) Henness, of Frankfort, Ohio, James (Jean) Lohr, of Youngwood, and John (Leila) Lohr, of Grindstone. She will be remembered fondly by her numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; her special nursing school buddy, Jo Anne Mertz; and her constant companion, her dog, Jazzy. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at C. RICHARD MCCAULEY FUNERAL HOME, Youngwood. Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Beverly Gross officiating. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. Annabelle's family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and Dr. Thomas DeGregory for their kindness and care. The family requests donations to the Westmoreland Area Nurses' Association scholarship fund: First Commonwealth Bank, Greensburg.
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Weaver Steel, Norma J. 86

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1928-07-30
  • Died: 2014-08-18
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson, Scottdale | Get Directions
  • Norma J. Weaver Steel, 86, of Greensburg, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Jo-Ella's Personal Care Home, East Huntingdon Township. Norma was born July 30, 1928, in Normalville, a daughter of the late Ralph Hunter and Mary Eva Lloyd Hall. Norma was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who gave selfishly to whomever she came in contact with. She was a licensed beautician and proprietor of the Norma Jean's Beauty Shop. Norma was also a nurse's aide, working for many years at Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. She enjoyed baking and cooking, especially Sunday meals for her family. Norma also took pleasure in traveling, taking many trips abroad to vacation spots in Hawaii, Africa and New Guinea. Norma will be sadly missed by loving family; her husband, Charles B. Steel, of Greensburg; her four children, Jackie Beranek and her husband, Rich, of Dawson, Jane Claar and her husband, Dave, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Vicki Mueller and her husband, Albert, of Mt. Pleasant, and Jerry Weaver and his wife, Nancy, of Dawson; her eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, whom she truly loved and adored; her seven stepchildren; her numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her brother, John Hall; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald W. Weaver; her sister, Betty Geiger; and three brothers, Ralph, Vernon and Jack Ronald Hall. 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 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Rhea Summit, Pastor of New Alexandria United Methodist Church, officiating. Private interment will follow in Scottdale Cemetery next to her first husband. Appreciation is extended to the Staff of Jo-Ella's Care Home and in lieu of flowers, memorials for missionaries in Bolivia, Chuck and Peggy Cunningham can be made to Vicki Mueller, 624 Broad St., Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666. You will live forever in the lives of those you have touched! Rest in the arms of Jesus Momma. Love Lasts Forever!
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Weiland Sr., Harry D. 89

  • Murrysville
  • Born: 1924-10-12
  • Died: 2014-08-21
  • Funeral Home: Hart, Murrysville | Get Directions
  • Harry Danks "Hack" Weiland Sr., of Murrysville, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. He was born Oct. 12, 1924, in Indiana, Pa., a son of the late Leo E. Weiland Sr. and Esther V. Stuchel. In addition to his parents, Harry was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo E. Weiland Jr., of Florida, and Russell H. Weiland, of White Oak. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Frances (Mahoney) Weiland; two sons, Harry Danks Weiland Jr. and wife, Paula, of Point of Rocks, Md., and Edward Keith Weiland and wife, Jody, of Delmont; four grandchildren, Alyssa, Jenny, Harry and Eddy; a brother, Edward R. Weiland and his wife, Carole, from White Oak; and a sister, Florence H. Fagan, of Perryopolis. Harry attended Pitcairn High School and left his junior year for the service. While at Pitcairn, he lettered in football and played sandlot football for the Pitcairn Mohawks. In 1942, Harry was a messenger for Citizens Defense Corps. Harry enlisted in the Army in 1943 and was a World War II infantry veteran in the Southwest Pacific, New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon and Japan from 1943 to December 1945. He was carefully selected for the Alamo Scouts. The Alamo Scouts were the first Special Forces (forerunners of the Green Berets) from April 1944 to December 1945 to reconnoiter behind Japanese lines up to 250 miles in advance of ground forces gathering army intelligence. Harry earned many medals in the service, including the Expert Infantry Badge; Combat Infantry Badge, Special Forces Tab; Silver Star with Oakleaf; Bronze Star with Oak Leaf plus V for Valor; Good Conduct Medal; Asiatic Pacific Medal with four campaign stars; American Campaign Medal; Victory Medal; Japan Occupation Medal; Philippine Liberation Medal plus two stars; Philippine Independence Medal; Army Meritorious Unit Citation and Rifle; Carbine Bar; and Machine Gun and Pistol Medals. Harry served in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 155th Regiment Alamo Scouts, headquarters 6th Army, as a staff sergeant. Harry was inducted into the Soldiers and Sailors Hall of Valor. He attended the ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C., honoring the Alamo Scouts as the First Special Forces. Harry was also in many books; Silent Warriors, Alamo Scouts, Shadows in the Jungle, and Silent No More. He was also on the web at http://www.alamoscouts.org and the History Channel program History's Mysteries, June 4, 2001. He loved to hunt and fish and was a carpenter and homebuilder after the service. Harry and his wife were married for 64 years, residents of Murrysville for 58 years and members of Mother of Sorrows Church, Murrysville, since 1956. Harry was in many organizations, including Local 165; retired Supervisor for P.J. Dick Corp.; member of White Valley Amvets Post 85; VFW of Delmont, Post 481; Knights of Columbus 4226; and White Valley Social Club. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the HART FUNERAL HOME INC., Murrysville. A blessing service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. http://www.hartfuneralhome.com.
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Lint, Doris L. 80

  • Connellsville
  • Born: 1934-07-25
  • Died: 2014-08-20
  • Funeral Home: Martucci, Connellsville | Get Directions
  • Doris L. Lint, 80, of Connellsville, Dunbar Township, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant. She was born July 25, 1934, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Harry and Ruth (Silbaugh) Tharp. Doris was a member of Dawson Baptist Church. Doris retired from Anchor Hocking Glass Corp., where she worked in the carton department for more than 30 years. She enjoyed gardening, baking and cooking. Doris is survived by her son, David N. Lint, of Vanderbilt; a brother, Harry Tharp, of Dickerson Run; two sisters-in-law, Norma Jean Frazier and Kate Tharp, both of Connellsville; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by her husband, Norman O. Lint, who passed away in 2009. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville, 724-628-9033, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, the hour of service, with Pastor David H. McElroy 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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