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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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Carey, Barbara A. 70

  • Oceanside, Calif.
  • Born: 1943-11-21
  • Died: 2014-11-18
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  • Barbara Ann Carey, 70, born Nov. 21, 1943, in New Kensington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. She resided in Oceanside, Calif., at the time of her passing.
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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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Garbos, Irene M. 90

  • Hollywood, Fla. , Formerly of Curtisville
  • Born: 1924-07-07
  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Siwicki-Yanicko, Russellton | Get Directions
  • Irene M. (Godlewski) Garbos, 90, of Hollywood, Fla., formerly of Curtisville, West Deer Township, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. She was born July 7, 1924, in Arnold, to the late Joseph and Stella (Rapczinski) Godlewski. Irene grew up in Curtisville, graduating from high school and attending cosmetology school at the age of 19 and then opening her beauty shop at her residence. She also worked many years in Pittsburgh at Kauffman's in their beauty shop. She was a former member of Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church, Russellton. Irene enjoyed spending time with her family. Survivors include her children, Larry W. Garbos, of Pittsburgh, Carolyn (Jon) Gorr, of West Park, Fla., and Joseph E. Garbos, at home; her grandchildren, Gerard Gorr, Jonathan Gorr, Sophia Garbos and Spencer Garbos; and two great-grandchildren; her sister, Stella T. Ostrowski, of Curtisville; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Patrick J. Garbos; sisters, Catherine Maciak, Josephine Skurka and Sophie Zalewski; and brothers, Leo, Leonard, Walter, Steve, Stanley and Edward Godlewski. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Township, where parting prayers will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by Catholic funeral Mass in Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. James P. Holland, officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her son, Patrick, in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lower Burrell. View obituary online and leave condolences at http://www.siwicki-yanickofh.com.
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Henry, Linda L. 74

  • Vandergrift
  • Born: 1940-02-21
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Dunmire-Kerr, Vandergrift | Get Directions
  • Linda L. (DeVinney) Henry, 74, of Vandergrift, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in the Kittanning Care Center. Born Feb. 21, 1940, in Indiana, Pa., she is the daughter of the late Paul and Ruth DeVinney, and had lived in the Vandergrift area all of her life. She was a graduate of Vandergrift High School, Class of 1958, and the Franco Beauty Academy. Linda was a beautician and homemaker. She enjoyed music, watching the Steelers and Penguins and her 1967 Mustang Convertible. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, William Henry, of Vandergrift; daughter, Erin (Michael) Gengo, of Vandergrift, and her son, Tim (Andria) Henry, of Leechburg; her grandchildren, Morgan and Evan Gengo, both of Vandergrift; a sister, Marlene Bielek, of Plum Borough; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Shellhammer. At her request, there will be no public visitation. Services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DUNMIRE-KERR and ROWE FUNERAL HOME INC., 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift. The family suggests memorial donations be sent to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001. To leave an online condolence, visit us at http://www.dunmirekerr.com.
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Llewellyn, Nicholas A. 23

  • Harwick
  • Born: 1991-01-19
  • Died: 2014-11-14
  • Funeral Home: Siemianowski, Russellton | Get Directions
  • Nicholas A. Llewellyn, 23, of Harwick, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. He was born Jan. 19, 1991, in Natrona Heights. Nick was employed by Gino Brothers in Sharpsburg. He enjoyed playing video games and sports, especially watching the LA Lakers. Nicholas is survived by his mother, Tammy (Scott) Myers, and father Matt Llewellyn; sister, Kaitlyn Llewellyn; and grandfather, George Drum. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Charlene Drum. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Springdale Open Bible Church, Springdale, with Pastor Donald Frye, officiating. Arrangements are by ADAM SIEMIANOWSKI FUNERAL HOME. For online condolences, please visit http://www.westdeerfuneralhome.com.
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Moorehead, Karl E. 94

  • Formerly of Apollo
  • Born: 1920-01-06
  • Died: 2014-11-21
  • Funeral Home: Curran-Shaffer, Apollo | Get Directions
  • Karl Eugene Moorehead, 94, formerly of Apollo, passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Country Manor Personal Care Home, Kittanning. Born Jan. 6, 1920, in Hyde Park, he was a son of the late William H. and Hazel (Cline) Moorehead. Karl lived in the Apollo area all of his life, and attended Apollo High School. He served our country with the Navy during World War II. Karl worked as a millwright for Allegheny Ludlum, Bagdad plant, for 36 years, retiring in 1982. Karl was a member of the former First United Methodist Church in Apollo and the United Steelworkers Union in Leechburg. He enjoyed car shows, living in the country and loved country music. In addition to his parents, Karl was preceded in death by three wives, Marian Corcetti, Pearl Woods and Elva Cline; sisters, Ethel Romagni and Mary Slee; and brothers, James and William Moorehead. He is survived by his sister, Delores H. Shuster, of Orange City, Fla.; brother, John D. (Esther) Moorehead, of Valparaiso, Ind.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in the CURRAN-SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo, with Pastor Sara Wrona officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the Armstrong County American Legion Honor Guard. Interment in Vandergrift Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial contributions be made in Karl's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15215. To send an online condolence to the family, please visit http://www.curranfuneralhome.com.
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Nardelli, James L. 85

  • New Kensington
  • Born: 1929-02-27
  • Died: 2014-11-23
  • Funeral Home: Giunta-Bertucci, Arnold | Get Directions
  • Attorney James L. Nardelli, 85, of New Kensington, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at UPMC St. Margaret, Aspinwall. He was born Feb. 27, 1929, in New Kensington, son of the late James L. and Florinda (Marini) Nardelli. He was the husband of 57 years of Linda J. (Guarino) Nardelli. He was the founder of Nardelli Law Office, P.C. in New Kensington, graduating from the University of Pittsburgh, undergraduate and Law School. Mr. Nardelli practiced law in Western Pennsylvania for 57 years. For more than 50 years, he was solicitor for New Kensington Municipal Authority. He also served as solicitor for Upper Allegheny Joint Sanitary, Avonmore Borough, and the Westmoreland Housing Authority. He was on the board of the New Kensington Civil Service Commission. In his younger days, he loved off-roading, motorcycles, horseback riding and was an accomplished piano player. He enjoyed watching the Steelers and spending time with family and friends. He was a member of Mt. St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, New Kensington, and also was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Linda J. (Guarino) Nardelli, of 57 years, of New Kensington; three sons, James L. (Deborah) Nardelli Jr., of New Kensington, Anthony (Terri) Nardelli, of Allegheny Township, Michael D. (Tambrea) Nardelli, of Arnold; daughter, Mary Christina (Raymond) Matejczyk, of Michigan; and five grandchildren, Joshua, Nathan and Zachary Matejczyk and Jessica and Sarah Nardelli. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 until the time of the service of a funeral Liturgy outside Mass at 8:30 p.m. Friday in the GIUNTA-BERTUCCI FUNERAL HOME INC., 1509 5th Ave., Arnold, JohnPaul Bertucci, owner-supervisor. Burial will be private. To leave an online condolence, visit http://www.giunta-bertucci.com.
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Snyder, William 96

  • Plum , Formerly of Lower Burrell
  • Born: 1917-12-02
  • Died: 2014-11-24
  • Funeral Home: Walker, New Kensington | Get Directions
  • William Snyder, 96, of Plum, formerly of Lower Burrell, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Born Dec. 2, 1917, in Argentine, Butler County, he came to New Kensington as a young adult, graduated from Ken-Hi in 1935, and served in the Navy during World War II. Bill worked as a timekeeper for Alcoa for 34 years, retiring in 1970. He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of New Kensington, a board member of the Alle-Kiski Senior Citizens, a member of the Alcoa 25 Year Club, the Alcoa Retirees, a past president of Local 302, a member of the AARP, and the American Legion Post 347, the Moose, Eagles and the VFW of Lower Burrell. Surviving are his son, William T. (Barb) Snyder, of Plum, and daughter, Virginia Hauser, of Georgetown, Texas; grandchildren, Frank (Suzy) Hauser, Jennifer (Shane) Womack, and their children, Chad, Scott and Hope, and Lori (James) Garcia and their children, Blake, Tyler and Chance; and stepdaughter-in-law, Pat Dotto, of Lower Burrell, and her children, Reina (Sean) O'Donnell and their children, Nathan and Brendan; Monica (Jason) Dunkel and their children, Morgan and Dominick; and Brian (Shannonlee) Dotto. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Blanche Bates Snyder; his second wife, Helen Citrone Dotto; a brother, Harry Snyder; and two sisters, Annabelle Lockhart and Lillian Snyder. Viewing will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where a service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday by his pastor, the Rev. Drew Bell. Private burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. To leave an online condolence, visit http://www.rossgwalker.com.
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