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Frank H. Adduci, 46, of Stowe Township died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000 in Monaca. He was born Nov. 26, 1953 in Kennedy Township. 
Mr. Adduci worked as a laborer for Allegheny County and was a member of Mother of Sorrows Church. Surviving are his brothers, Anthony and Ronald, both of Stowe. 
Funeral arrangements were provided by Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home in Stowe, where services were held. Interment is in St. Mary Cemetery. 

Frank N. Brookley, Jr., 43, of Robinson Township died Monday, Jan. 17, 2000 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Highland Park. 
He was born Aug. 10, 1956 in Pittsburgh, a son of Frank N. Brookley and the late Ruth Jean Brookley. 
Mr. Brookley worked as a carpenter for 12 years with the Carpenters Union Local 1357. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with family and friends in activities such as fishing. Mr. Brookley was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS J.F.K. 
Surviving in addition to his father are brother Dale Brookley of Robinson, sister Janet Benzinger of Kennedy; a nephew and two nieces. 
Friends were received at Joseph M. Somma Funeral Home, where services were held. The Rev. William Colongelo officiated. Interment is in Holy Souls Cemetery. 

Betty "Boots" Drish, 46, of Neville Island died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2000 at Allegheny General Hospital. 
She was born Feb. 14, 1943 in Sewickley, a daughter of Lillian Fingal Schmuck and the late William Schmuck. 
Mrs. Drish was a cashier for the 79 Deli on Neville Island. She also was a member of the VFW Post 402 ladies auxiliary. 
Surviving in addition to her mother are her beloved husband, Charles W. Drish III; daughters Tammy (Hall) Luster of Glenfield and Christine Hall of Neville Island; step children Dana Songer of Edinboro and Wayne Drish of Economy; sister Sarah Janosik of Colorado; brothers William Schmuck of Chippewa, Wayne Schmuck of Cranberry and Stanley Schmuck of Imperial; and three grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Copeland's Coraopolis Funeral Home, where services were held. The Rev. William Hower officiated. 
Memorial donations in her name may be made to the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 402, Coraopolis. 

Janet White Franklin, 56, a life long resident of Coraopolis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at Allegheny General Hospital. 
She was born July 23, 1943 in Sewickley, a daughter of Jessie White Edison and the late Chester I. White. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Franklin. 
Mrs. Franklin was a member of the Second Baptist Church in McKees Rocks, and served as a nurse for the congregation. 
Surviving in addition to her mother is her sister, Carol White Mohamed of Mount Washington. 
Friends were received at Copeland's Coraopolis Funeral Home. Services were held at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, with the Rev. Michale Murray officiating. Interment is in Coraopolis Cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Kidney Foundation. 

Mary Louise (Regotti) Frelke, 93, a Coraopolis resident for 70 years, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at Sewickley Valley Hospital. 
She was born April 15, 1906, in Westmoreland and was preceded in death by her husband, John Frelke; daughter Carmella Fabec and a sister, Josephine Boni. Mrs. Frelke was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Church in Coraopolis. 
Surviving are a sister, Rose Donovan; three grandchildren, Jerry Fabec, Marsha Stasik and Jackie Coleman; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home in Coraopolis, where services were held. The Rev. Hal Bailey officiated. Interment is in St. Joseph Cemetery. 

Blanche J. Gonze, 75, of Kennedy Township died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000 at Ohio Valley General Hospital. 
She was born Feb. 8, 1924 in Cuddy, Pa., a daughter of the late Eli and Regina Chabassol. 
Mrs. Gonze was a 61-year member of the McDonald VFW Post 567 Ladies Auxiliary. 
Her family said that she will be most remembered for how she loved spending time talking with family and friends. She was a member of the Coraopolis United Methodist Church. 
Surviving are her husband, Charles D. Gonze; children Douglas C. Gonze of Holland, Pa., Patricia J. Morrow of Eighty Four, Pa., and Vicki Lynn Rovers of Hobert, N.C.; brother Eli Chabassol of Bridgeville; sister Jean Dispenza of Bridgeville, and one grandchild. 
Friends were received at Joseph M. Somma Funeral Home. Services were held at the Coraopolis United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Sterling officiating. Interment is in Robinson Run Cemetery. 

Harry J. Kosko Jr., 65, a life long resident of Coraopolis, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at the V.A. Hospital in Aspinwall. He was born June 23, 1934 in Sewickley. 
Mr. Kosko was a maintenance worker for Pittsburgh- Des Moines and a member of St. Joseph Church. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. 
Surviving are his children, Michael, Thomas, Jeffrey and Diane Tucker, all of North Carolina; sisters Julia Butteri of Pittsburgh and Donna Naylor of Florida; and 10 grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home. Services were held at St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Lawrence Holpp officiating. 

Eleanor Lydon, 49, of Robinson Township died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000 at Sewickley Valley Hospital. 
She was born May 26, 1950 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Norman and Mary Sandow. 
Mrs. Lydon graduated from Point Park College with a degree in journalism. She was first employed by Ingersoll-Rand, and then went on to work in the office of Dr. Elizabeth Skibinski-Bortman. 
Surviving are her husband, Vance L. Lydon; daughter Cassandra M. Lydon of Robinson; aunt Laverna Young Bakori of Finleyville, with whom she resided from an early age; two other aunts, sister Marta Andrulonis of Baldwin, and a nephew. 
Friends were received at Joseph M. Somma Funeral Home, where services were held. The Rev. Edward Peters of Providence Presbyterian Church officiated. Interment is in Finleyville, Pa. 
Memorial donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 241 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15222-1744. 

Ruth Sposky Mueller, 84, a life long resident of Coraopolis, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000 at her residence. 
She was born March 15, 1915 in Carnegie, a daughter of the late Casimir and Mary (Glerdiesz) Szpakowski. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alfred E. Mueller, her daughter, Judith Winkle, and brother Walter Sposky. 
Mrs. Mueller was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Christian Mothers organization. 
Surviving are her sons, Alfred J. Mueller of Cresson and Richard J. Mueller of Economy; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Copeland's Coraopolis Funeral Home. Services were held at St. Joseph Church, with the Rev. Lawrence Holpp officiating. Interment is in St. Joseph Church. 

Charles Wesley Race, 71, a Coraopolis resident most of his life, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000, at his residence. 
He was born Nov. 1, 1928 in Adrian, W.Va., a son of the late Charles W. and Goldie Bell (Jones) Race. 
Mr. Race was formerly employed by Pittsburgh Screw and Bolt. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, stationed in Germany. 
Surviving are his sister, Katherine Napsha of Coraopolis; niece and nephew Cheryl and Joseph Napsha; and two great nephews. 
Funeral arrangements were provided by Copeland's Coraopolis Funeral Home. Services were private. 

John D. Sedlock, 66, a life long resident of Moon Township, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000 at Mercy Hospital. 
He was born born May 11, 1933 in Groveton, a son of Alice (Semerod) Sedlock of Lakeland, Fla. and the late John Sedlock. He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul. 
Mr. Sedlock was a retired salesperson. He was a member of the Coraopolis United Methodist Church, an avid golfer, former member of the F&AM Lodge 634, as well as the Syria Temple. Mr. Sedlock also served in the U.S. Air Force. 
Surviving in addition to his mother are his loving wife, Vivian (Spangler) Sedlock; children Sharon Ross of Coraopolis, J. Dennis Sedlock of Hopewell, and Kelley Macek of N. Fayette Township; sister Betty Bruni of Lakeland; and seven grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Copeland's Coraopolis Funeral Home. Services were held at the Coraopolis United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Sterling officiating. 

Wythe Brevard "Stormy" Weathers, 82, of Pinehurst, N.C., and formerly of Sewickley, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000 at Manor Care in Pinehurst. 
Mr. Weathers was born in Shelby, N.C. a son of the late Julious and Sarah (Hill) Weathers. 
Surviving are his wife, Ellen (Bolli) Weathers, son Howard Marshall of Houston, Tex., daughters Cheryl McPherson of Newport, Pa., and Daryl Schalhoub of El Paso, Tex. 
Funeral arrangements were provided by Copeland's Sewickley-Irvine Chapel. Interment is in Sewickley. 
Memorial donations may be made in his name to the American Heart Association.

Dorothy D. Kilgore Bauer, 78, a life long resident of Coraopolis, died May 12 in Hinsdale, Ill. 
She was born June 10, 1921, in Pittsburgh. 
She was an employee of Homestead Valve and a member of St. Joseph's Church. She served in World War II as a member of the Navy. 
She is survived by her daughter, Terry Anne Bauer Suchma of Burr Ridge, Ill.; her sister Marlene Madalinski of Florida; and her granddaughter, Jennifer Suchma. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Bauer, and daughter, Victoria Bullerdick. 
Friends and family were received at Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home in Coraopolis. A funeral was held at St. Joseph's Church, with the Rev. Hal Baily officiating. 
Interment is at Resurrection Cemetery. 

Lucy (Cordio) Belliveau, 65, a life long resident of Robinson Township, died May 18 at her home. 
She was born in Fitchburg, Mass. Jan. 1, 1935, a daughter of the late Anthony and Winifred Lothrop Cordio. 
She was a wife, mom, grandmother and friend. She was also a homemaker. 
She was preceded in death by her son, Clarence Belliveau. 
She is survived by her husband, Clarence Belliveau; her three children; Debbie Lise of Groveton, Pam Miller and her husband John of Aliquippa and Mark Belliveau and his wife Barbara of Sewickley; five sisters, Jay Wilder of Arizona, Louise Smith of Arizona, Francis Scott of Massachusetts, Gloria Koski of Connecticut and Mary Palmer of Massachusetts; three brothers, Richard Cordio, Louis Cordio and Frank Cordio, all of Massachusetts; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 
A service was held at Copeland's Funeral Home in Coraopolis on May 20, with the Rev. Hal Baily officiating. Burial was private. 

Sister Mary Bernard, Frances Nowak, 81, a member of the Felician Sisters for 65 years, died on May 24 in Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg from the effects of a severe stroke. 
Sister Bernard was a guidance counselor at Serra Catholic High School in McKeesport, where she had served since 1973. 
Sister Bernard was a native of McKeesport, where she was born the sixth of eight children of Stanislaus and Catherine Bazylak Nowak. She entered the Felician Sisters in 1935. She received the habit of the order in 1936, pronounced her first vows in 1937, and made her final profession of vows in 1943. 
Sister Bernard received her elementary education at St. Mary's School in McKeesport and was a member of the first graduating class of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School. She received a Bachelor's Degree in education from Mt. Mercy (now Carlow) College, and a Master's Degree in education from Duquesne University. 
Sister Bernard spent nearly all of her professional life as an elementary and secondary teacher and counselor in the dioceses' of Pittsburgh, Steubenville, Erie, Greensburg and Cleveland. From 1970 to 1972, Sister was on the staff of the Newman Center at Edinboro State College. 
Sister Bernard was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers. 
Friends and family were received at the provincial house in Coraopolis. A vigil service was held May 28, and a Mass of Christian Burial was held May 29. Interment is at the Felician Cemetery. 
Contributions may be made to the Felician Sister's Retirement Fund or a charity of the donor's choice. 

Clara E. Bielewicz, 67, of Moon Township, died May 29 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. 
She was born July 16, 1932, in New Bedford, Mass., the daughter of the late Joseph and Edith Taft Viger. She married Harry R. Bielewicz Sr., who survives, on Jan. 28, 1956. 
She was a member of St. Margaret Mary Church in Moon Township. She was employed by Felician Sister Motherhouse Infirmary in Coraopolis for 19 years. She also served in the Army. 
She is also survived by her children, Mrs. George (Marybeth) Goldbach of Moon Township, Mr. Frank Bielewicz of Oak Creek, Wis., Fr. Harry Bielewicz, pastor of Saint Wendelin Church in Carbon Center, Mrs. Michael (Marycamille) Strano of Mount Joy, and Mrs. Ronald (Mary Dee) Rink of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and the following siblings: Patricia Boyer of New Bedford, Mass., Constance Viger of Lake Worth, Fla., Meredith Ponsart of St. Petersburg, Fla., Sheldon Viger of New Bedford, Mass., and Gayle Dutra of New Bedford, Mass. 
She was preceded in death by two brothers. 
Friends and family were received at Copeland's Funeral Home in Moon Township. A mass of Christian burial was held at St. Margaret Mary Church in Moon, with the Rev. Harry Bielewicz officiating. Interment is at Resurrection Cemetery. 

Lorraine R. Camp, 60, died May 21. 
For 14 years she bravely fought a battle with leukemia. 
For 41 years she was the beloved wife of Richard Camp, beloved mother of Todd M. Camp and his wife Cheryl, and beloved sister of Carol Bernhart. 
A memorial service was held at Hillcrest Presbyterian Church in Burgettstown on May 30. 
Donations my be made in her name to the Leukemia Society of America, Western Pa. Chapter, 2 Gateway Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 

Raymond H. Freese Sr., 72, of Robinson Township, died suddenly on May 25, at Mercy Hospital. 
He was born Jan.11, 1928, in Pittsburgh, son of the late Lyman and Minerva Freese. 
Mr. Freese was a 50 year member of Pittsburgh Plumbers Union, local #27. He spent 38 of those years with Wayne Crouse Inc., a mechanical contractor in McKees Rocks. 
His children all agreed dad's other job was home improvement coordinator for family projects such as remodeling and adding on to their homes. It was also agreed upon that dad's leisure enjoyment was his family, especially his 18 grandchildren who range in age from 3 to 28. 
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a seaman first class, and was a member of Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus Council #11279. 
Surviving are his wife Nancy (Donovan) Freese, and his children, Carol A. Chambers of Kennedy Township, Mary Ellen Freese of Robinson Township, Michael K. Freese of Robinson Township, Raymond H. Freese Jr. of North Fayette Township, Richard P. Freese of Robinson Township, Maureen P. Klein of Hookstown, Nancy K. Matarazzo of Kennedy Township and Lauraine M. McHugh of Babington. 
He was preceded in death by his daughter Janet L. Heinz. 
Friends and family were received at Joseph M. Somma Funeral Home in Robinson. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Holy Trinity Church with the Rev. William J. Scholz officiating. Interment is at Resurrection Cemetery. 

Stephen S. Halavanja, 62, of Moon Township, died May 14. 
He was the beloved husband of Loretta Olenik Halavanja, father of Stephen M. Halavanja and his wife Judith, Kenneth A. Hall and his partner James Miller, and Kimberly Chmiel and her husband Alan; brother of Milan Halavanja, and grandfather of Bryan, Eric and Scott Halavanja. 
Friends and family were received at Copeland's Funeral Home in Moon Township. A funeral service was held May 18, at Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Ambridge. 

Marie Harris Hughes, 88, of Penn Hills, died May 30 at Mercy Hospital. 
She was born Jan. 13, 1912, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of James and Edith Kitchen Harris. Mrs. Hughes was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Penn Hills, where she taught Sunday School for 67 years. 
A retired sales associate with Kaufmann's, she was a past girl scout leader and PTA president at James E. Rogers School. 
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hughes was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hughes, and her son Jimmy Hughes. 
Surviving are her daughters, Edith Hughes of Monroeville, executive editor for Gateway Publications; and Alice Woods of McLean, Va.; a brother, Robert Harris of San Juan, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. 
Friends and family were received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home in Oakmont. A funeral service was held at St. James Episcopal Church in Penn Hills, with the Rev. Jay Geisler officiating. Interment is in Allegheny County Memorial Park. 
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Hughes' name are suggested to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 779, Minneapolis, Minn., 55440-0779. 

Harriett Wiser, 62, of McKees Rocks, died May 17 at Ohio Valley General Hospital. 
She was born May 4, 1938, on Neville Island. 
She had been employed as a hospital escort and was a member of Free Gospel Church. 
She is survived by her son, William Thomas and his wife Tina of McKees Rocks, her sister Emma L. Davis of McKees Rocks; nephews William, Ronald, Gerald and Arthur Davis; and her grandchildren: Katie, Stephanie and Hannah. 
Friends and family were received at the Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home in Stowe Township. A funeral service was held at Free Gospel Church, with the Rev. Thomas Peretic officiating. Interment is at Mt. Calvary. 
James Bonham, age 80 of Coraopolis, died Sept. 15, 2000 of Alzheimer's Disease in the Atrium I, Robinson Township where he has been a resident for four years. 
The owner of J.H. Bonham Agency, formerly located in Moon Township, Mr. Bonham was a successful independent agent for Aetna Life and Casualty Insurance. 
His community-minded business served policy holders from the surrounding areas for 31 years. 
His Beaver Grade Road agency was purchased in 1984 by Myer & Eckenrode Insurance agency, Carnegie. 
Mr. Bonham was a long-time member of Montour Heights Country Club. 
He attended Mercersburg Academy in 1939 after graduating from Coraopolis High School. 
He went on to play football as part of the Class of 1944 at Penn State. 
He was captain of the junior varsity team his freshman year and played varsity his sophomore year. 
His college football career ended in 1942 when he enlisted in the armed forces. 
He was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, having been wounded in a battle in the Netherlands in 1943. 
His commanding officer wrote of that battle- 35th Infantry Division of Germany, first lieutenant, 784 Tank Battalion: 
"When the maintenance section of this unit was cut off from the main body of the tank column, Lt. Bonham promptly directed mortar fire on the enemy, then proceeded to fire a rocket launcher with good effect until he was seriously wounded by enemy fire. 
His courageous initiative and disregard for personal safety reflects the credit upon his character as an officer." 
His severe injuries led to two years of convalescing in three East Coast army hospitals. 
He eventually returned to Coraopolis after retiring as a commissioned officer. 
Even in his darkest hours, as he fought the Alzheimer's Disease, he was always considered a gentleman by family, friends and nursing staff. 
His wife, Edna Bonham, also of Coraopolis, whom he married at St. Stephens Church, Sewickley, in 1950, preceded him in death. 
He is survived by: his son, Benjamin Bonham; his daughter-in-law, Amy Bonham; and his grandchildren, Marian Rae and Lillian Rose Bonham. 
He will be sorely missed and remembered fondly. 
Services were held at Atrium I Chapel, Robinson Township. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 241 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222, or to the Alzheimer's Disease Alliance of Western Pa., Atrium I NSG Research Center, 5180 Campbells Run Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205. 
Arrangements were made by Copeland's Coraopolis Funeral Home, 867 Fifth Ave., Coraopolis. 

Robert Cain, 72, of Imperial died Sept. 26, 2000 in the Sewickley Valley Hospital. 
He was born June 15, 1928 in New Castle, a son of the late Marlon and Eva White Cain. 
Mr. Cain was a member of the Findlay High School Class of 1947. 
He was a retired maintenance foreman for USS Chemical Division on Neville Island. 
He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, and a member of the West Middlesex VFW Post 6233. 
Mr. Cain was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family at their camp in Clarion County. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his in-laws, Cal and Freda Garrett, infant daughter Sissy Cain, brothers Francis and John Cain, and two sisters, Peg Crowe and Frances Watson. 
He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Betty Garrett Cain, who he married June 26, 1949. Also by a daughter and son-in-law, Bobbye and Richard Navickas of Imperial; his beloved grandson, Jake Garrett Navickas; and a sister, June Wyke of North Boro, Mass. 
Friends were received at the Moody Funeral Home, where services were held Sept. 30, with the Rev. Ken Anderson officiating. Interment followed in Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex, Pa. 
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the West Allegheny Aqua Club, Box 738, Imperial, Pa. 15126. 

Nancy Ann Dunkle, 66, a native of Williamsport, Pa. and resident of Port St. Lucie, Fla., for the past 10 years, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 at her home. 
She worked as an administrative secretary for Joseph Keppel & Son in Moon Township for 20 years. 
She was employed by Messer and Ray, Attorneys at Law, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church of Port St. Lucie, Fla. 
Mrs. Dunkle is survived by her husband, Ralph Dunkle, Jr. of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; two daughters, Susan Dunkle-Bernudez and husband Angel of Palm Beach Garden, Fla.; and Barbara Dunkel-Eberle and husband, David, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and two grandchildren. 
A Memorial service was conducted Sept. 15 at Hope Lutheran Church of Port St. Lucie with the Rev. Jared Olson officiating. 
Wallace & White Funeral Home in Stuart, Fla., was in charge of arrangements. 

Marjorie E. (Tretow) Stokes, 65, a Moon Township resident most of her life, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000 in Mariner Health Care Center of West Hills. 
She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on April 30, 1935, a daughter of the late Albert and Katherine Tretow. 
She is survived by her four children and their spouses: Fred Siebert and wife Kathleen of Imperial; Patricia Kamalich and husband Frank Kamalich of Moon; James Siebert of Moon; Amber Druschel and husband Bill of Denver, N.C.; one brother, Ernest Tretow of Steubenville, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Jeremy, Erica, Jason, Stefanie, Caitlyn, Cory and Nicole; and many friends. 
A memorial service was held at Copeland's Coraopolis, 867 Fifth Ave. with the Rev. John Free officiating. Burial was private.

Raymond Beardsley Jr., 86, of Penn Hills died Jan. 4, 2000, in St. Margaret Hospital. 
He was a retired Kaufmann's furniture refinisher and an Army veteran of World War II. 
Surviving is his wife, Mary (Fialla) Beardsley. 
Arrangements were handled by Charles W. Trenz Funeral Home. Interment was at Good Shepherd Cemetery. 

Ann S. Cicco, 87, of Oakmont died Jan. 6, 2000, at Presbyterian Senior Care. 
Born in Coraopolis, the daughter of John Miller and Tresa Miller Snatzer, she was a homemaker. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Cicco Jr. 
Surviving are her children, Michael Cicco III, Margaret Shannette, Michelle Creighton; brothers, John, Walter and William Miller; sister, Theresa Murphy; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren. 
Arrangements were handled by Soxman Funeral Homes, Roth Chapel. Interment was at Plum Creek Cemetery. 

Jane T. Cinefra, 77, of Penn Hills died Jan. 5, 2000, at St. Margaret Seneca Place. 
Born in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of John and Anna (D'Amore) Migliozzi. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Cinefra; and her brothers, Joseph and Dominic Migliozzi. 
Surviving are her children, Sandra Nicassio, Frank Cinefra Jr. and Gary Cinefra; a brother, Jerry Migliozzi; a sister, Mary Fedel; and six grandchildren. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. Mass was at St. Joseph Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery. 

Pasquale "Patsy" Garripoli, 73, of Penn Hills died Jan. 3, 2000. 
Born in Pittsburgh, he was retired from the maintenance department of Westinghouse Research, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of St. Bartholomew Church. 
Surviving are his wife, Anna (Ventura) Garripoli; his children, Lenord Garripoli, Donna Litsko and Diana Garripoli; brothers, Michael and Frank Garripoli; and five grandchildren. 
Friends were received at The New Lawrence McCabe Funeral Home. Services were at St. Bartholomew Church with the Rev. Dr. J. Garvey officiating. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery. 

Walter C. Gimpel Sr., 82, of Penn Hills died Jan. 1, 2000. 
Born in Wilkinsburg, he was the son of Carl and Anna (Kuffmann) Gimpel. 
Surviving are his wife, Catherine (Tomashosk) Gimpel; his children, Gloria Jean D'Angelo and Walter Gimpel Jr.; brother, Frederick Gimpel; sister, Anna Louise Wilcox; and three grandchildren. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. Interment was at William Penn Memorial Park. 

Teresa L. Moschetta, 87, of Penn Hills died Jan. 3, 2000. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ermin "Skeets" Moschetta. 
Surviving are her son, William Moschetta; daughter, Lorraine Woitas; four grandchildren; and a brother, James Tedesco. 
Friends were received at Charles W. Trenz Funeral Home. 

Josephine Nicoletti, 94, of Delmont, formerly of Penn Hills, died Jan. 6, 2000, at IHS-Greensburg. 
Born in Italy, the daughter of Angelo and Rubina (Montimurro) Grieco, she was a retired custodian with Penn Hills School District. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Nicoletti. 
Surviving are her sons, William and Joseph Nicoletti; her daughter, Marie Hooper; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Soxman Funeral Home, Morasco Chapel. Mass was at Mother of Good Counsel. Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. 

Agnes R. Perrone, 86, of Penn Hills died Jan. 1, 2000, in Martinsburg, W.Va. 
A homemaker, she was a St. Bartholomew Church member. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Perrone. 
Surviving are her brothers, Peter and Richard Fialla; and sisters, Angela Gallaher, Mary Beardsley and Josephine Schultise. 
Private arrangements were handled by Charles W. Trenz Funeral Home. Mass was at St. Bartholomew Church. Inter-ment was at Good Shepherd Cemetery. 

Louis T. Renner, 61, of Reading, died Dec. 30, 1999, at Manorcare Health Services. 
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Louis and Margaret (Timmis) Renner. 
A 1956 graduate of Penn Hills High School, he was an instructor and trainer for GPU, an instructor for Manufacturers Association of Berks County and an Army veteran who earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of New Mexico. 
Surviving are his wife, Carol Ann (Will) Renner; a daughter, Cristie Waser of York; a sister, Linda Renner of Wilkins; and three grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Walter Christ Funeral Home in Laureldale. Mass was at Holy Guardian Angels' Roman Catholic Church. Entombment was at Gethsemane Cemetery Mausoleum. 

Kathi A. Wingfield, 40, died Jan. 3, 2000, in Penn Hills 
Born March 15, 1959, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Miles and Patricia (Remaley) Humphrey of Penn Hills. She was a resident of Tigard, Ore., for 18 years. 
She was preceded in death by her brother, Mark Humphrey. 
Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, Perry Wingfield; her children, Kelsey and Philip Wingfield; brothers, Robert and John Humphrey; sister, Cynthia Jobnes of Plum; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Holmes and Hilda Wingfield of Penn Hills. 
Friends were received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home. Services were held at Verona Methodist Church with the Rev. Neil Leftwich officiating. Private interment was at Plum Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the church. 
John Yuhaschek Sr., 74, of Penn Hills died Jan. 5, 2000, at St. Margaret Seneca Place. 
He was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. 
Surviving are his wife, Mary (DiDiano) Yuhaschek; sons, John Jr. and Joseph Yuhaschek; a brother, Michael Yuhaschek Jr.; and five grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Charles W. Trenz Funeral Home. Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Joseph Bellotti, 92, of Penn Hills died Feb. 28, 2000, at Shadyside Hospital,. 
He was born in West Virginia, the son of John and Ursula (Nicastro) Bellotti. 
Besides his parents, his was preceded in death by his wife, Antoinette M. (Toni) Bellotti. 
Surviving are his children, Thomas and Joseph Bellotti; brother, Domenic Bellotti; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today (Wednesday) at William F. Gross Funeral Home, where services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 2. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. 

John R. "Jack" Boyle, 80, of Forest Hills died Feb. 23, 2000. 
A 1937 graduate of Wilkins-burg High School, he was an Army veteran of World War II. 
He was a retired employee with 45 years' service at Westinghouse, East Pittsburgh Switchgear Division; a member of Elks Lodge 577 of Wilkins; and an avid golfer. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy B. (Frazier) Boyle; and a brother, William Boyle. 
Surviving are his son, Richard Boyle of Forest Hills; a brother, Charles of Penn Hills; a dear friend, Agnes Berta of Wilkins; and a granddaughter. 
Friends were received at Patrick Lanigan Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial was at St. Maurice Church. Interment was at Restland Memorial Park. 
Memorial donations are suggested to Forbes Hospice, 6655 Frankstown Ave., Pittsburgh., Pa. 15206; or Epilepsy Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, 1323 Forbes Ave., Suite 102, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219. 

Dominic L. DeGeorge, 74, of Penn Hills died Feb. 21, 2000. 
Born in Struthers, Ohio, the son of Carmen and Catherine (Aquino) DeGeorge, he was a retired electrical engineer with WQED television. 
He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of IATSE Local 820 and St. Susanna Catholic Church. 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Rodesh. 
Surviving are his wife, Helen (Mikulin) DeGeorge; his children, David DeGeorge, Dennis Tebbets and Jacob Rodesh; a sister, Sue Orr; a brother, Anthony DeGeorge; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
Friends were received at Maurice L. Knee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Sivitz Jewish Hospital. 

Delores M. Finnegan, 78, of Penn Hills died Feb. 25, 2000, at West Penn Hospital. 
Born in Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of William and Minnie (Christ) Layton. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Finnegan; and her sons, Harry Jr. and Donald Finnegan. 
Surviving are her daughters, Nancy Herzer of Dayton, Ohio, and Sherry Carlisle of Penn Hills; 11 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery. 

Edwin Lowell Miller, 70, of Plum died Feb. 19, 2000. 
Born in Blairsville, he was the son of Ethel (Mikesel)l Miller and the late Walter Miller Sr. 
He was a retired senior system analyst with Peoples Gas Co. and a Navy veteran. 
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Miller. 
Besides his mother, he is survived by his children, David, Scott and Susan Miller; brothers, Charles and Dale Scott Miller; sisters, Bonnie Moore and Jane States; and three grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Soxman Funeral Home. Interment was at Twin Valley Memorial Park. 

Rebecca R. Reichard, 80, of Penn Hills died Feb. 26, 2000, at Columbia North Side Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. 
Born Jan. 4, 1920, in Oakmont, the daughter of Frank and Beulah (Jennings) Gordon, she was a retired baker with Penn Hills School District.
Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Edwin Reichard; daughters, Barbara Lee Sheehan of Seminole, Fla. and Ruth Ann Wedoski of Verona; a son, Edwin K. Reichard of Chicago; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Friends were received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home, where services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) with the Rev. Gerald Sanders, chaplain of Presbyterian Medical Center, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. 

Fred W. Roth, 80, of Penn Hills died Feb. 22, 2000. 
Born in Johnstown, the son of Frank and Loretta (Saun) Roth, he was a retired agent with 35 years' service with the Internal Revenue Service, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Zion Lutheran Church. 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Roth. 
Surviving are his children, Kathy Menzietti, David Roth and James Roth; a brother, Francis Wallace; and six grandchildren. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. Interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery. 

William Smith, 64, of Penn Hills died Feb. 22, 2000, at Forbes Regional Hospital. 
Born in Wilkinsburg, the son of Arthur and Elizabeth (Jenkins) Smith, he was a retired custodian with Penn Hills School District. 
Mr. Smith was a member of Verona Moose No. 250 and Verona Eagles No. 1634. 
Surviving are his wife, Sheila (Simon) Smith; a sister, Eliza-beth Tierno; and a brother, Charles Smith. 
Friends were received at Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home. Interment was at Restland Memorial Park. 

Nicholas J. Tolomeo, 83, of Penn Hills died Feb. 25, 2000, at Forbes Regional Hospital. 
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Joseph and Rosalie (Fera) Tolomeo. 
Mr. Tolomeo was a member of Plasterers Union Local No. 31 for 59 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. 
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth (Gambino) Tolomeo; his children, Irene Guerrera, Vincent Tolomeo and Nicolette Germain; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 
Private arrangements were handled by William F. Gross Funeral Home. 

Rose Ann Whitney, 58, of Penn Hills died Feb. 24, 2000. 
Born in Newfield, she was the daughter of Shirley (Ever) Kerr and the late Frank Kerr. 
She was a bartender and cook and a member of Penn-Plum VFW Post 6836. 
Besides her mother, she is survived by her children, Patrick Whitney and Shirley Jean Hernadez; stepchildren, William, John, Jay, Ronald and Rose Marie Blackburn; a brother, Nick Kerr; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home, where services were held with the Rev. Robert Humes officiating. 

James R. Bellini, 67, of Penn Hills died May 23, 2000. 
Born in Harmar, the son of John and Jennie Citrone Bellini, he was a truck driver with Fuhrer Co. and an Army veteran of the Korean War. 
Surviving are his wife, Flora Dixon; his children, Michael and Mary Anne Brennan; four brothers, John, Silvester, Henry and Thomas Bellini; and two grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home. Mass was at St. Susanna Church with the Rev. Martin Barkin. Interment was at Deer Creek Cemetery. 

Rose Marie Binkley, 65, of Penn Hills died May 27, 2000, at Forbes Hospice. 
Born in Penn Hills, the daughter of Steve and Mary Trbovich Sabock, she was a retired licensed practical nurse with Heritage House in Pittsburgh. 
Surviving are her husband, Marvin Binkley; children, Donna Marie Lograsso, Garry Binkley and Colleen Rae James; and eight grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Maurice L. Knee Funeral Home, where services were held with the Rev. Robert Humes officiating. Interment was at Plum Creek Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Forbes Hospice. 

Vera B. Greb of Penn Hills died June 2, 2000, in Forbes Regional Hospital. 
Born Nov. 23, 1914, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Arthur and Swea Peterson Swigart. 
She attended Riverside Community Church in Oakmont. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Greb. 
Surviving are her son, Donald Greb of Penn Hills; a daughter, Sandra Lee Ferrell of Tennessee; a brother, Paul Swigart of Monroeville; a sister, Ruth Freinstein of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements were made by Burket-Truby Funeral Home. A memorial service was held at Riverside Community Church with the Rev. William Ellis officiating. Private interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Riverside Community Church. 

William J. Machen, 77, of Penn Hills died May 30, 2000, at Forbes Regional Hospital. 
Born in Verona, he was the son of William and Grace Miller Machen. 
He was the founder of Penn Hills Auto Body. 
Surviving are his wife, Margaret Bell Machen; his brother-in-law, John Strunk; sister, Edith Strunk; and nieces and nephews. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. Mass was at St. Bartholomew Church. Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. 

Roberta K. Moore, 94, of Penn Hills died May 26, 2000, at St. Margaret Hospital. 
Born in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of John and Mary Maude Sheets Kriebel, she was a retired teacher with Wilkinsburg School District. 
Mrs. Moore was the owner and director of Moore's Kindergarten and Nursery School in Penn Hills. She was a past matron and 50-year member of Star of Bethlehem Chapter 103 OES. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, H. Ford Moore. 
Surviving are her daughter, Carol Schartner; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
Friends were received at Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home, where services were held with the Rev. Douglas W. Stevens officiating. Interment was at Foxbury Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Seneca Place, Patient Need Fund, 5360 Saltsburg Rd., Verona, Pa. 15147. 

Catherine Procopio, 81, of Penn Hills died June 2, 2000, at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital. 
Born Sept. 22, 1918, in Vandergrift, she was the daughter of Anthony and Teressa Giraro Procopio. 
She was a member of REAR of Verona Eagles and St. Joseph Young Old Timers. 
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her five brothers, Dr. Joseph Procopio Tristan, Emil Samuel and Bruno Procopio; and two sisters, Rose Pagliaro and Margaret Stayduhar. 
Friends were received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home in Oakmont. Mass was at St. Joseph Church. Entombment followed at St. Augustine Cemetery. 

Jean C. "Connie" Savage, 78, of Plum (East Oakmont) died May 30, 2000, in Forbes Regional Hospital. 
Born Nov. 14, 1921, in Penn Hills, she was the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth McDonough Conville. 
She was a senior companion at Penn Hills Senior Citizens Center. 
She was the wife of the late Russell Savage. 
Surviving are her children, Terry Savage of Plum, Jill Hall of Penn Hills, Russell Savage of North Carolina and Scott Savage of Texas; a brother, Albert Conville of Penn Hills; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Thomas D. English Funeral Homes. Interment was at Riverview Memorial Park. 

David L. Thompson, 82, of Penn Hills died May 29, 2000, at St. Clair Hospital 
Born July 20, 1917, the son of Alfred and Effie Abernathey Thompson, he was a retired groundskeeper with Long Vue Country Club in Penn Hills. 
He also worked at the former Walters Manufacturing and was a member and past officer of Verona VFW Post 441. 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Thompson; and 11 brothers and sisters. 
Surviving are his son, Frank Thompson of Upper St. Clair; a daughter, Bonnie Rodgers of Penn Hills; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 
Friends were received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home. Interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery. 

Gary S. Allen, 45, of Penn Hills died Dec. 1, 2000. 
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Kathryn Allen and the late G._Robert Allen. 
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, Mark and Michael Allen; and sisters, Connie Allen and Elaine Dockins. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. 
Interment was at Westmoreland County Memorial Park. 

Ursula M. Feret, 77, of Plum died Nov. 29, 2000. 
Surviving are her sisters, Sylvia Scherger and Rose Marie Sullivan. 
Friends were received at Soxman Funeral Home. Services were at St. Bartholomew Church. Inter-ment was at St. Augustine Cemetery. 

Gilda "Honey" Green, 77, of Verona died Nov. 26, 2000. 
Born Sept. 27, 1923, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of William and Lena Izzo Conte. 
Mrs. Green was a retired computer operator with Sears. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and its Christian Mothers. 
Surviving are her son, Robert Green of Penn Hills; and sisters, Mary Gambogi, Norma Wilding and Clara Weiler. 
Private arrangements were handled by Burket-Truby Funeral Home. 
Mass was at St._Joseph Church. 
Interment was at St._Joseph Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Covenant House, 460 West 41st., New York, Pa. 10036. 

William Moses, 77, of Penn Hills died Nov. 25, 2000, at Forbes Hospice. 
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of David and Tillie Sowma Moses. 
Mr. Moses was a retired printer with Westinghouse. He was a veteran of World War II. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Mangino Moses. 
Surviving are his sons, Robert and Gary Moses; a daughter, Linda Stevens; a sister, Ruth Robinson; nine grandchildren; and five, great-grandchildren. 
Friends were received at Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home. 
Interment was at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Forbes Hospice. 

Frances R. Pisera, 70, of Penn Hills died Nov. 26, 2000, at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. 
Born in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Frank and Marie Auronia DeRiso. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Pisera. 
Surviving are her daughters, Deborah Hay and Donna Gould; son-in-law, Peter Gould; and two grandchildren, Zachary Hay and Katie Gould. 
Friends were received at William F. Gross Funeral Home. 
Mass was at St. Charles Lwanga Parish Mother of Good Counsel Church in Pittsburgh. 
Interment was at Mt._Carmel Cemetery in Penn Hills. 

Edna Smith, 86, of Oakmont died Nov. 27, 2000, at Presbyterian Senior Care. 
Born March 31, 1914, in Bolton, England, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Mary Jane Knowles Kirkman. She was a member of Rosedale Methodist Church in Penn Hills. 
Surviving are her daughter, Donna Rodgers of Penn Hills; and two grandchildren. 
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Smith. 
Friends were received at Burket-Truby Funeral Home. Interment was at Mt._Hope Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Rosedale Methodist Church, Presbyterian Medical Center of Viator Healthcare.


 

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