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Buhl, Wanda 87

  • Arnold
  • Born: 1927-11-25
  • Died: 2015-04-27
  • Funeral Home: Cardaro, New Kensington | Get Directions
  • Wanda "Jean" (Lanning) Buhl, 87, of Arnold, died Monday, April 27, 2015, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. She was born Nov. 25, 1927, in Rose Farm, Ohio, daughter of Stephen "Sherman" and Lillian Hensley Lanning. She was employed by Bittors Clothing and Sports Store of New Kensington for more than 30 years as a store clerk. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, New Kensington, and a life member of D.A.V.A. Chapter 53, serving as past commander and Chaplin. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Harold Buhl; granddaughter, Jeannie Swarts; great-granddaughter, Morgan Kemp; great-grandson, Noah Dzikowski; six brothers; and two sisters. She is survived by daughters, Linda Graham, Debra (Leonard) Brzezinski and Lorraine Buhl Leuthauser; son-in-law, Ray Bolt; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the JOSEPH J. CARDARO FUNERAL HOME, A SERVICE ORIENTED FUNERAL HOME, 1125 Kenneth Ave., New Kensington, 724-337-3325. Prayers of transfer will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, New Kensington. Private burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in loving memory of Jean to the Aspinwall VA, 1010 Delafield Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215. To leave an online condolence for the family, please go to www.cardarofuneralhome.com.
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Haney, Joanne M. 83

  • Kittanning
  • Born: 1932-04-17
  • Died: 2015-04-26
  • Funeral Home: Snyder-Crissman, Kittanning | Get Directions
  • Joanne Marie (Mysliwiec) Haney, 83, of Kittanning, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her residence. She was born April 17, 1932, in Kittanning, to Mabel P. (Hawley) and Joseph J. Mysliwiec. She married Wendell Haney in June 1952, and they were married for 48 years before Wendell's death. Joanne lived the majority of her life in Ford City before moving to Kittanning. In her apartment at Balcony Towers, she could look at the location of her birth -- her life had truly come full circle. She attended Emmanuel (Heilman) Lutheran Church. A helpful friend to all, she loved to read novels and watch her one soap opera. Survivors include her daughters, Bridget (Chris) Leach, of Sydney, Australia, and Kelly Haney, of Centreville, Va.; grandchildren, Corey and Tyler Marie Leach, of Sydney, Australia; brother, Joseph Mysliwiec, of Kittanning; niece and nephew, Andrea and Doug Smith, of Ford City; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Haney, of Ford City, Marilyn (Joseph) Shaffer, of Beaver Falls, Sally (Ray) Swank, of Kittanning, and Bea Haney, of Pittsburgh; brother-in-law, Wesley Stitt, of Ford City; and multiple other nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell W. Haney; sisters-in-law, Bernice Arble, Evelyn Luchesa and Edith Stitt; and brothers-in-law, John "Bud" Haney, Bernard "Bump" Haney and Bill Haney. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the SNYDER-CRISSMAN FUNERAL HOME in Kittanning. Additional visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Kevin Mackey officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association or Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.snydercrissman.com.
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Horseman, Marlin L. 74

  • Lower Burrell
  • Born: 1941-02-27
  • Died: 2015-04-26
  • Funeral Home: Rusiewicz, Lower Burrell | Get Directions
  • Marlin Leroy Horseman, 74, of Lower Burrell, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. He was born Feb. 27, 1941, in Farwell, Mich., and had lived in the Lower Burrell area since 2013. He had also lived in the Vandergrift area in an earlier time. He was an engineer in applied physics and had been a teacher and author. He was a graduate of Michigan Tech, Hulton-Hancock, Mich., and enjoyed gaming, having achieved national recognition in some televised areas. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dawn Mae Bennett Horseman; son, Christopher A. Horseman, of Lower Burrell; granddaughters, Victoria, Ally and Kendra Horseman; brother, William Walter, of Michigan; and sister, Suella Lewis. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jane Walter and Leanna Allen. Services and burial will be private. Arrangements by the RUSIEWICZ FAMILY OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS, ARNOLD AND LOWER BURRELL. www.RusiewiczFH.com.
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McLachlan, Daniel R. 74

  • New Kensington
  • Born: 1940-04-29
  • Died: 2015-04-27
  • Funeral Home: Burket-Truby, Oakmont | Get Directions
  • Daniel Robert McLachlan, 74, of New Kensington, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015. Born April 29, 1940, in New Kensington, he was the beloved son of the late Daniel and Christine (Welsch) McLachlan; husband of Michaelene (Shremshock) McLachlan; loving father of Danielle McLachlan and Megan (Greg) Walz, all of Denver, Colo.; grandfather of Cooper Walz; and brother of Mary McLachlan, of Allison Park, Karen McLachlan, of Allison Park, and Tina McLachlan, of Baltimore, Md. Daniel had more than 35 years of service with Westinghouse as a nuclear tester, was an avid fly fisherman and proudly served his country in the Army. Friends and relatives will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION and ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2015, in the funeral home with the Rev. Linda Chambers, officiating. Private Interment will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township, with military honors. Visit us online at www.burket-truby.com.
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Nealer, James K. 86

  • Port St. Lucie, Fla.
  • Born: 1928-11-04
  • Died: 2015-04-19
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  • James Kiefer Nealer, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the age of 86. He was born in Indiana, Pa., Nov. 4, 1928, to the late Alphons W. Nealer and Margaret Moore Nealer. Mr. Nealer graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia and received his graduate degree from Beacon College. He worked for Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., first as a metallurgist in its Research Lab in Natrona Heights and later as a supervisor at its plant in Dunkirk, N.Y. Following retirement from the steel industry, he pursued a career in psychology at State University of New York at Cortland, Earlham College in Richmond, Ind., and St. Thomas University in Miami, Fla. In addition to his parents, Mr. Nealer was preceded in death by his son, Joseph William Nealer; and twin brother, Andrew M. Nealer. Mr. Nealer is survived by his wife of 66 years, Beulah Jane Gift, of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a daughter, Judith Nealer Garrett (Lynn Justin), of Raleigh, N.C.; and two sons, James Michael Nealer (Molly), of Williamsburg, Va., and John Stephen Nealer (Susan), of Camillus, N.Y. He has four grandchildren, Kevin, Benjamin, Emily and Maggie. Funeral arrangements are private.
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Pearson, Josephine M. 98

  • New Kensington
  • Born: 1916-12-10
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Walker, New Kensington | Get Directions
  • Josephine M. "Josie" Tudor Pearson, 98, of New Kensington, passed away peacefully Friday, April 24, 2015. She was born Dec. 10, 1916, in Bethel Township, Allegheny County, to the late Michael and Mary Forystek Tudor, and was a 1934 graduate of New Kensington High School. Mrs. Pearson was a member of St. Mary of Czestochowa Roman Catholic Church of New Kensington and was a nurse's aide at Citizens General Hospital, also in New Kensington, retiring in 1975. Surviving are her children, Michelle P. (Craig) Cook, of Great Falls, Va., Deborah Pearson Kennedy, of Portland, Ore., and William S. (Anna Lisa Walker) Pearson, of Oklahoma Borough; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Geoffrey, Katherine, Ian and Albert; and four great-grandchildren, River, Skylar, Calleigh and Luke. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Samuel Pearson, who died in 1995; and siblings, Anne Tudor, John Tudor, Emelia Tudor, Katherine Sendykar and Julia Tudor. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. Mary of Czestochowa Roman Catholic Church, 857 Kenneth Ave., New Kensington. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Lower Burrell. Arrangements are entrusted to the ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., (successor to John F. Krupa Funeral Home), 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington. Those desiring may contribute to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (www.pdf.org) or a charity of one's choice. To leave an online condolence, visit www.rossgwalker.com.
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Rodgers, Betty J. 92

  • Penn Hills
  • Died: 2015-04-26
  • Funeral Home: English, Oakmont | Get Directions
  • Betty J. Rodgers, 92, of Penn Hills, died Sunday, April 26, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward L. Rodgers. She is survived by her children, Edward Roy (Susan) Rodgers, of Zelienople, Timothy D. (the late Diane) Rodgers, of Sarver, Thomas M. (Lenore) Rodgers, of Irwin, and Deborah A. (Duane) Templeton, of Penn Hills; and is also survived by 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Roy (the late Francis) Hughes, Esther (the late Frank) Riley, Edna (the late Donald) Jaronski, Shirley Hughes and Donna (John) Koran. She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Matthew Rodgers; and two siblings, Eva Cuccaro and Douglas (the late Margie) Hughes. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 378 Maryland Ave., Oakmont, PA 15139. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, in the First English Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg. Interment will follow in Allegheny County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer's Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. Online condolences may be made at www.english-funeral-home.com.
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Rubin, Sara 80

  • Formerly of New Kensington
  • Born: 1934-06-24
  • Died: 2015-04-07
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  • Sara Rubin passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015, after lengthy illness. She was born June 24, 1934, a daughter of Charlotte and Julius Altman, formerly of Greensburg. Sara graduated from Jeannette High School and attended The Ohio State University and played on their golf team in 1952, 1953. She was married to Norman Rubin (preceded in death 1998) for 44 years. They were former members of Hillcrest Country Club. She was an avid quilter, craft maker and cook. She is the mother of Steve Rubin (Joady), of Missouri City, Texas; grandmother to Dana (Jared) and Matt (Whitney); and great-grandmother to Devyn, Dylan and one on the way. She is also the mother of Nancy Rubin Sharff (Bob), of Deland, Fla.; and grandmother to Ben and Julie. Burial was at DeLand Memorial Gardens. Donations can be made to Vitas Hospice, 2381 Mason Ave., Suite 100,Daytona Beach, FL 32117 and/or Temple Israel of Deland, 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, FL 32724.
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Seely Jr., Ralph W. 74

  • Tionesta
  • Born: 1940-11-19
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Wimer, Tionesta | Get Directions
  • Ralph W. Seely Jr., 74, Tionesta, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Erie. He was born Nov. 19, 1940, in Monessen, son of the late Ralph W. and Dorothy (DeMoss) Seely Sr. He married Patricia R. (Jardine) Seely, who survives, on Aug. 3, 1963, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh (North Side). He was retired from the Army Corps of Engineers after 37 years, where he worked as an equipment/mechanic supervisor and lockmaster/diver. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Tionesta, where he served as a church council member and call committee greeter. He was an enthusiastic outdoorsmen, gardener, traveler, mechanic and general jack of all trades. Ralph had a special love for hunting his Brittany dogs. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 51 years, Patricia; are two sons, Ralph W. Seely III and wife, Misa, of Seattle, Wash., and Kevin J. Seely and wife, Chelsea, of Delray Beach, Fla.; daughter, Jodi Beichner and husband, Clayton, of Leeper, Pa.; four grandchildren, Matthew Seely, a student at Florida State University, Christopher, Cooper and Carter Seely, all of Delray Beach, Fla.; a brother, James Seely and wife, Carolyn, of Malkoff, Texas; two sisters, Beatrice Johnson and husband, William, of Hawkins, Texas, and Dorothy Campbell, of Pittsburgh; and several nieces and nephews. No public visitation. All services held private. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Tionesta. Arrangements by NORMAN J. WIMER FUNERAL HOME of Tionesta. Memorial contributions made to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 2048 German Hill Road, Tionesta, PA 16353; or Tionesta Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 157, Tionesta, PA 16353. Sign the online guestbook at www.wimerfuneralhome.com.
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Sirota, Pearl H. 89

  • Formerly of New Kensington
  • Born: 1925-11-28
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Rusiewicz, Lower Burrell | Get Directions
  • Pearl Helen (Kowalik) Sirota, 89, of Coppell, Texas, formerly of New Kensington, died peacefully, in her sleep, Friday, April 24, 2015, after complications from a stroke suffered earlier in the month. Pearl was born Nov. 28, 1925, in Pittsburgh, to the late Frank Sr. and Catherine Melnik Kowalik. While she lived most of her life in New Kensington, she relocated to Coppell, Texas, in 2004, after her husband died so she could be closer to her daughters who live there. Pearl worked at Horne's, in Natrona Heights, for more than 25 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of America. Pearl enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family. In Texas, she made many new friends at her retirement community, Christus St. Joseph Village, where she enjoyed bingo, bunco and exercise class. Pearl remained a die-hard Steelers fan in the heart of Cowboys country, often wearing her Big Ben jersey every Sunday during the football season. Pearl is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy (Sirota) and Gary Baker, of The Colony, Texas, and Linda (Sirota) and Dave Lacinski, of Coppell, Texas; grandsons, Joe Baker, of Dallas, Texas, Philip and wife, Amy Baker, of Sachse, Texas, and Brian Lacinski, of Midland, Texas; great-grandchildren, Zoey, Lexi and Harrison Baker; and three brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank Jr. and Karen, of Thornton, Colo., Walt and Elaine, of Oceanside, Calif., and John and Jackie, of Lower Burrell. She is also survived by numerous thoughtful and caring nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including her Christus St. Joseph Village "family." In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Joseph T. Sirota, on July 30, 2002; as well as an infant son, Thomas Joseph Sirota; and a brother, George Kowalik, of Temecula, Calif. Christian funeral Mass will be held Monday, April 27, 2015, at Christus St. Joseph Village in Coppell, Texas. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the RUSIEWICZ OF LOWER BURRELL FUNERAL HOME, 3124 Leechburg Road at Alder Street, where a parting prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed by committal service at St. Mary Cemetery, Lower Burrell, by the Rev. John Szczesny. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Family Chapel at Christus St. Joseph Village, 1201 E. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell, TX 75019. www.RusiewiczFH.com.
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Soderlund, Patricia L. 75

  • Natrona Heights
  • Born: 1939-07-02
  • Died: 2015-04-26
  • Funeral Home: Jarvie, Springdale | Get Directions
  • Patricia Lee Soderlund, 75, of Natrona Heights, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Life Care Hospice of Natrona Heights. She was born in Frazer Township, July 2, 1939, to the late Lawrence and Dorothy Luty Murray and has been a lifelong resident of the community. Mrs. Soderlund was a member of Walter Chapel Methodist Church in Rural Ridge where she had taught Sunday school. She enjoyed sewing and baking and especially liked being with her family. Surviving Patricia are her loving husband of 52 1/2 years, Billy Soderlund; her son, Billy (Mariene) Soderlund, of Ashville, N.C.; foster son, Stanley Jancowski, of North Hills; niece, Sandy Carson, of Mt. Holly; brother, Larry (Audrey) Murray, of Harmony; and nieces and nephews. Friends are invited for visitation from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the CHARLES B. JARVIE SPRINGDALE FUNERAL HOME INC., 801 Pittsburgh St., where services will commence at 11 a.m. Wednesday with burial to follow in Prospect Cemetery, Natrona Heights. Visit us at www.jarviefuneralhome.com.
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