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Chiarelli, Frank V. 59

  • Arnold
  • Born: 1954-11-18
  • Died: 2014-07-25
  • Funeral Home: Rusiewicz, Arnold | Get Directions
  • Frank V. Chiarelli, 59, of Arnold, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in his home. He was born Nov. 18, 1954, in New Kensington, to the late Frank and Lena Autore Chiarelli, and had been a life resident of the local area. He retired in 2010 as a disability claims adjudicator for the Bureau of Disability Determination, Greensburg. Frank was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the Navy as a petty officer third class as a chef. He was a member of Mt. St. Peter Roman Catholic Church and Spartaco Club in New Kensington, and a graduate of Valley High School, the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in political science and the Culinary Institute of New York. He enjoyed cooking, the opera and theater. He is survived by his brother, Charles G. Chiarelli (Sue Hutchinson); nephews, Michael, Derek and Charles Chiarelli; cousins, Merlina Borgo and Maria Zilinski; and significant other, Nancy Seanor. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the RUSIEWICZ OF ARNOLD FUNERAL HOME, 1400 Fifth Ave., Arnold, PA 15068, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be private.
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Douthett, David C. 69

  • Butler
  • Born: 1944-09-05
  • Died: 2014-07-25
  • Funeral Home: Fox, Saxonburg | Get Directions
  • David Clifford Douthett, 69, of Butler, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home. Born Sept. 5, 1944, in Butler, he was the son of David Clair Douthett and Eleanor (Minehart) Snodgrass. He was a 1962 graduate of the Milton Hershey School. He was an Air Force veteran, serving in Vietnam. David retired after 36 years from AK Steel in Butler. He was a member of Holy Sepulcher Church. He was a member of the USA Trackand Field as a master official and coach of the South Butler Flyers for more than 20 years. He was also a volunteer coach of the Knoch middle and high school track and field, where he was the founder of the Knoch middle school track team. He was the president of the Knights Foundation. He was also a lifetime member of the Milton Hershey Alumni Association. David was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He loved campfires, landscaping and spending time with his family. Surviving are his loving wife, Ruth (Neff) Douthett, whom he married Sept. 18, 1971; his mother, Eleanor Snodgrass, of Butler; his son, Seth (Erin Taylor) Douthett, of Brentwood, Tenn.; his daughter, Beth (Casey Brown) Douthett, of Brentwood, Tenn.; his brothers, Samuel (Karen) Douthett, of Butler, and Carl (Janie) Douthett, of Butler; his sister, Margaret Douthett, of Butler; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, David Clair Douthett; and stepfather, Donald G. Snodgrass. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the FOX FUNERAL HOME INC., 410 W. Main St., Saxonburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Holy Sepulcher Roman Catholic Church, 1304 E. Cruikshank Road, Butler. Interment with military honors will follow in Butler County Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the South Butler Community Library (Saxonburg Library), P.O. Box 454, Saxonburg, PA 16056; or the Milton Hershey School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 133, Hershey, PA 17033-0133.
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Luffy, Marjorie L. 81

  • Upper Burrell
  • Born: 1932-08-07
  • Died: 2014-07-25
  • Funeral Home: Rusiewicz, Lower Burrell | Get Directions
  • Marjorie L. Luffy, 81, of Upper Burrell, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. She was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Upper Burrell, to the late Gilbert G. and Mary R. Wills Irwin and has been a lifelong resident of Upper Burrell. Mrs. Luffy was a member of Pine Run Presbyterian Church, Markle and formerly the Upper Burrell PTA. She enjoyed dancing, sewing, crafts, volunteering at her church, gardening, cooking, baking, shopping, talking on the phone and especially taking care of her family. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, James E. Luffy; four children, Linda (Jinx) Springfield, of Prince Frederick, Md., Patti Fontaine, of Clearwater, Fla., Jimmy Luffy, of Lower Burrell, and Gary (Jodi) Luffy, of Washington Township; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Shirley Aitken, of Satellite, Fla., and Mary Ann (Larry) Korzon, of Merritt Island, Fla. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane Luffy; and two brothers, Glenn and Clyde Irwin. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 until the time of service at 8 p.m. Monday at the RUSIEWICZ OF LOWER BURRELL FUNERAL HOME, 3124 Leechburg Road at Alder Street, with the Rev. Lanny Mellinger officiating. Burial will be private. The family suggests donations made in her name to the Improvement Fund at Pine Run Presbyterian Church, 517 Markle Road, Apollo, PA 15613.
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Sirochman, Edward M. 89

  • Springdale
  • Born: 1925-05-21
  • Died: 2014-07-26
  • Funeral Home: Jarvie, Springdale | Get Directions
  • Edward M. Sirochman, 89, of Springdale, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at UPMC St. Margaret. He was born May 21, 1925, in Charleroi, to the late Michael and Mary Screptock Sirochman, and moved to Ford City at the age of 6. He was a graduate of Ford City High School, where he played football and basketball. Ed enlisted in the Navy at the age of 19 and served in Normandy as a signal man during World War II. He was a draftsman in Michigan for 40 years and was a member of St. Alphonsus Church in Springdale and the VFW in Ford City and the Elks in Leechburg. Ed enjoyed spending his winters in Florida, golfing, horseshoes, cards, gardening and woodcarving. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Dorothy Chlodney Young Sirochman; one son, Jeff (Ruth) Sirochman, of Michigan; one daughter, Marsha Sirochman, of Kentucky; two grandchildren, Michael and Sarah; his wife's children, Dr. Robert (Patty) Young, of Alabama, Dr. Willina H. Young, of Allison Park, and Susan (Joe) McClure, of Illinois; grandchildren, Lindsy, Kelsey, Billy, Haley, Jimmy, Henry, Krista McClure, Melanie (Brad) Harris, Bobby (Bridget) Young and Meghan (Mike) Shehi; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Nick and Margot; two brothers, John Sirochman, of West Virginia, and Nick (Audrey) Sirochman, of Kittanning; and one sister, Julie Engel, of Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Helen Smolen; and brother, William Sirochman. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Springdale at the CHARLES B. JARVIE FUNERAL HOME INC., 801 Pittsburgh St. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Alphonsus Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ford City. Memorial tributes may be made to St. Alphonsus Church Memorial Fund.
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