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Eversburg, Joan A. 69

  • Washington Township
  • Born: 1945-04-16
  • Died: 2015-03-28
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson Funeral Home, Belle Vernon | Get Directions
  • Joan Ann Eversburg, 69, of Washington Township, Belle Vernon, went home to be with her Lord and husband on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Monongahela Valley Hospital. A daughter of the late Henry and Pearl Smith McKenzie, she was born in Cheverly, Md., on April 16, 1945. A member of St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church, she had resided in Washington Township since 1986 and was formerly of Alexandria, Va. Joan had been employed for five years at China C in Suitland, Md. She was a strong-willed woman and a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother that was loved by all. Survivors include five daughters and two sons-in-law, Sharon Eversburg of Belle Vernon, Karen Davison and fiance, Jeff Matthews of Orange, Va., Kimberly and Guy Albero of Charleroi, Stacie Lee and Kenneth Bickerton of Washington Township and Patricia Diane Morris and fiance, Brian Zampatti of Belle Vernon; four sisters, Margaret Bell of Chance, Va., Shirley Crawford of New Port Richie, Fla., Susan Terry of Inwood, W.Va., and Beverly Wilkinson of South Carolina; two brothers, Tommy McKenzie of Waldorf, Md. and Daniel McKenzie of Martinsburg, W.Va.; 16 grandchildren, Joshua and Joseph Tolson, Amber Cook, Corey Oakes, Ashley Jacobs, Heather Sullivan, Chelsea, Bo and Beth Ann Davison, Marina Albero, Jacob Gherardini, Atacie Eversburg, Zachary and Andrew Bickerton and Brandon and Austin Morris; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren on the way. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Eusebius Eversburg on March 27, 1994; three sisters, Nancy Pickeral, Betty Armstrong and Gladys Fortner; and two brothers, James and Russell McKenzie. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon,, 724-929-5300. A blessing service will be in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Msgr. Roger A. Statnick as celebrant. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The rosary will be prayed in the funeral home at 3 p.m. Tuesday led by members of St. Sebastian Parish.
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Hesse, Joane O. 85

  • Donora
  • Born: 1929-11-29
  • Died: 2015-03-27
  • Funeral Home: Massafra Funeral Home, Donora | Get Directions
  • Joan O. Hesse Billie, 85, of Donora, went peacefully home to her Lord, surrounded by loving family on Friday, March 27, 2015, following a two-and-a-half year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Pittsburgh the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Olive L. (Riening) Simoni. Joan was a member of the United Methodist Church of Monessen. She was a gentle and devoted mother and grandmother, a loving sister and friend and was known as Moo Moo to all. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, John "Jack" Hesse; second husband, John Billie; a brother-in-law, Paul Collins; and sister-in-law, Antoinette Simoni. Survivors include her children, Lynn A. (Stanley) Smith, John H. (Michelle) Hesse Jr., Barbara G. (James) Brandemarte and Wendy M. (Charles) Ossler; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jacqueline E. (Paul) Collins and Judi L. (Mike) Vrable; a brother, Joseph (Toni) Simoni; a special friend Joe; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements are being handled by ANTHONY L. MASSAFRA FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE INC., 40 Second St. Ext., Donora, PA 15033, 724-379-6900,, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015, with Pastor Kenneth Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora. The family suggests that memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, Hillsdowne Road, Suite A, Westerville, OH 43081, from whom she received tender loving care.
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Varrone, Vincent 91

  • Bentleyville
  • Born: 1923-08-29
  • Died: 2015-03-26
  • Funeral Home: Frye Funeral Home, Monongahela | Get Directions
  • Vincent Varrone, 91, of Bentleyville, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 26, 2015, in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born Aug. 29, 1923, in Bentleyville, the son of Domenico and Benedetta Leoni Varrone. Mr. Varrone was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed collecting rare mushrooms and taking walks. He is survived by his brother, Antonio Varrone and wife, Phyllis, of Bentleyville; sister, Rosemary Mascerelli of San Gabriel, Calif.; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Irene M. Sandy Varrone who died March 29, 2009; and his sister, Theresa Janet. At Mr. Varrone's request, there will be no visitations or funeral services. The FRYE FUNERAL HOME INC., was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at
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