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DELFINO P. CALVO

Delfino P. Calvo, 77, of Latrobe, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, in the Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born Aug. 13, 1922, in New Derry, a son of the late Guiseppi and Merchiolina (Calvo) Calvo. Prior to his retirement in 1986, he was a teacher of instrumental music at the Derry Area High School, where he had over 42 years of service. He was also a member and chief negotiator for the Derry Area Education Association. Del was a 1939 graduate of the Indiana Area High School, and a 1941 graduate of the Ernest Williams Professional School of Music in Ithaca, N.Y. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II, and played in the Army Air Corps band stationed at Bolling Field in Washington, D.C. This band played at all State Department and related national functions. After being discharged from the service, he received his bachelor's degree in music from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and his Master's of Music Education from Duquesne University. He was a member of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church, the church chancel choir, the Willing Workers of the church, and, along with his wife, delivered Meals on Wheels. Del was a member of the Greensburg Musical Society Local 339, and played in the Del Mar Quintet Dance Band. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Louise (Krisak) Calvo, in 1983; and a brother, Raymond Calvo. He is survived by his wife, Susannah M. (Jones) Calvo, whom he married in 1984; two children, Deleen L. DeMary and her husband, Don, of Norvelt and Daniel J. Calvo and his wife, Mary Ann, of Hopkinton, Mass.; his stepmother, Alda (Psenda) Calvo of Corteranzo, Province of Alessandria, Italy; four grandchildren, Michael Nicol and his wife, Katherine, Brock Smith, Tim Smith and Colleen Calvo; two sisters, Mary Costanzo and her husband, Luigi, of Milan, Italy, and Sylvia Paracca and her husband, Pierangelo, of Valdellatorre, Province of Torino, Italy; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday in Unity Chapel, Unity Township, with the Rev. Dr. David B. Batchelder officiating. Interment will follow in Unity Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Delfino P. Calvo Memorial Music Fund, in care of Derry Area High School, 982 Chestnut St. Extension, Derry PA 15627.

ELLA MAE VICTORIA CURRY

Ella Mae Victoria Curry, 77, of Jeannette, Penn Township, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, at her residence. She was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Ralph and Margaret Lyons Voiret. She was a member of the Westmoreland County Democratic Club and the Penn Township Democratic Club. She was a local committee person for the local Democratic party and a member of the Manor VFW Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence, in 1987. Survived by a daughter, Bonnie Curry of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Margaret Koski of Jeannette; a brother, Ralph Edwin Voiret of Flagler Beach, Fla.; a son-in-law, William Langelius of Long Beach, Long Island, N.Y.; a niece, Susan Bosko of Cleveland, Ohio; and many other nephews of Florida. There will be no visitation. Memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 5, at 11 a.m. at the family home in Jeannette. Memorial contributions may made to the Westmoreland Hospice, 501 W. Otterman St., Greensburg. Arrangements by the ROBERT B. DAVIS II FUNERAL HOME, Greensburg.

MARY JOSEPHINE WESOLOWSKI DZAMBO

Mary Josephine Wesolowski Dzambo, 80, of Perryopolis, formerly of Chestnut Street, Everson, died Monday evening, Nov. 1, 1999, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Jan Stolarik, with whom she resided. She was born July 7, 1919, in Everson, a daughter of the late Thomas and Pearl Yanas Wesolowski. Mary was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Everson, and a member of the church's Holy Rosary Society and Ladies Guild. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of Americas Court Lambing #314. Mary leaves to cherish her memories her loving and devoted children, Thomas J. Dzambo and his wife, Louise, of Scottdale, Gene Dzambo and his wife, Ruth Ann, of Scottdale, Mary Ann Vinzani and her husband, Edward, of Scottdale, Barbara Dzambo of Everson, Allen Dzambo and his wife, Betty, of Scottdale, James Dzambo and his wife, Pam, of Everson, Debra Stolarik and her husband, Jan, of Perryopolis, with whom she resided, Peter Dzambo and his wife, Cheri, of Connellsville, John Dzambo and his wife, Bonnie, of Stroudsburg, George Dzambo and his wife, Cathee, of Everson, and Cynthia Lewis and her husband, Scott, of Colorado; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Anastasia ``Toots'' Stashick of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Walter Wesolowski of Bessemer and William Wesolowski of Everson; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. Dzambo, who died Sept. 12, 1966; and six brothers, Leo, Charles, Frank, Eddie, Victor and Anthony Wesolowski. Friends will be received in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson, with her pastor, the Rev. Dennis Bogusz, and the Rev. John Eucher, pastor of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Perryopolis, as concelebrants. Interment will follow in St. Joseph R.C. Parish Cemetery, Everson. The Holy Rosary Society and the Catholic Daughters of Americas will recite a parish rosary Thursday at 2 p.m. and a parish wake service will be held Thursday at 8 p.m., both in the funeral home.

LUCY FIDEI

Lucy Fidei, 76, of Derry, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, in Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1922, in Latrobe, a daughter of the late George and Josephine Soltys. She was a member of the Holy Family Church, Latrobe, and had operated the former Clover Farm Store in Peanut. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Fidei; and three sisters, Helen Waggle, Sophie Brulinski and Jean Smith. She is survived by four sons, Francis Fidei, Gilbert Fidei of Greensburg, Richard Fidei of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and David Fidei and his wife, Sandra, of Chantilly, Va.; a daughter, Mary Fidei of Denver, Colo.; two brothers, Ted Soltys and his wife, Christina, of Latrobe and Pete Hontz and his wife, Marge, of Cleveland, Ohio; a sister, Sally Yanits and her husband, John, of Youngstown, Pa.; and seven grandchildren. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. The Funeral Mass and interment will be private.

MILDRED HAZEL (COLLIER) HAGUE

Mildred Hazel (Collier) Hague, 94, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Munhall, on Friday, Oct. 29, 1999. Born in Uniontown. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Mifflin. Wife of the late Fred R. Hague. Mother of Fred R. Hague of O'Hara Township. Sister of Thelma Umbel of Ohio, Merchant Lee Collier of Uniontown, William Collier of Palm Coast, Fla., and Paul Collier of Arizona. Also, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3511 Main St., Munhall. Memorial donations to St. Margaret Seneca Place, 5360 Saltsburg Road, Verona, PA 15147.

RICHARD G. HOLLER SR.

Richard G. Holler Sr., 62, of Latrobe, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in Latrobe Area Hospital. Born March 14, 1937, in Latrobe, he was a son of the late Robert Sr. and Anna Macey Holler. He was a member of Holy Family Church, Latrobe. He retired from the former Latrobe Die Casting Co. and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was also a member of the Frontier Club, Latrobe, and a life member of St. Joseph Beneficial Society. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert J. Holler Jr. He is survived by his wife, Carol Fritter Holler; two sons, William Holler at home and Richard Holler Jr. and his wife, Sherri, of Latrobe; a daughter, Jacqueline Furwa and her husband, John, of Latrobe; two brothers, James Holler and his wife, Joan, of Latrobe and Paul Holler and his wife, Judy, of Belton, Texas; five sisters, Anna Marie Magrey of Ohio, Margaret Kestner and her husband, Herb, of Hawaii, Elizabeth ``Jane'' Bucholtz of Texas, Patricia Quinn and her husband, Paul, of Streetsboro, Ohio, and Mary ``Min'' Decker of Latrobe; four grandchildren, Courtney and Connor Furwa and Ty and Seth Holler; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Unity Township. Military services will be held at 10:15 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

CATHERINE C. (STAMFORD) INGELIDO

Catherine C. (Stamford) Ingelido, 56, of Greensburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999. Beloved wife of Richard E. ``Dick'' Ingelido; loving mother of Lori, Michael Debruyn and wife, Rosanne, David Debruyn and Laura, and Richie Ingelido Jr.; grandmother of Michael and Jordan Debruyn; sister of Ralph Stamford and wife, Patricia; daughter-in-law of Alberta Tedesco; sister-in-law of Theresa Ingelido, John Ingelido and Frank Tedesco; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cathy was a dedicated music and art teacher at St. Colman School for the past 10 years. She was a missionary teacher in Thailand during the summer of 1999. Cathy was a great Steeler fan. Donations may be made to the St. Colman School, 547 Hunter St., Turtle Creek, PA 15145. Friends will be received Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JOHN L. QUINLAN FUNERAL HOME, 11th and Airbrake avenues, Turtle Creek. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Colman Church, Turtle Creek, Friday at 10 a.m.

RUTH JACKSON JUSTICE

Ruth Jackson Justice, 65, of Seventh Avenue, Parkersburg, W.Va., formerly of Adamsburg, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in the emergency room of Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg. She was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., a daughter of the late Jesse and Anna Shaver Jackson. She was a member of the Broadway Avenue Baptist Church, was a former employee of G.C. Murphy Co., and was a member of the Wood County Democratic Women's Club. She is survived by her husband, Alan G. ``Tony'' Justice; a daughter and son-in-law, Vicky and Harry ``Beak'' Shuman of Washington, W.Va.; a brother, Gib Jackson of Washington, W.Va.; and a sister, Jerry Morton of Parkersburg, W.Va. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Violet Tumlin and Betty Butler. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the OGDIN-KIMES FUNERAL HOME, 1640 St. Marys Ave., Parkersburg, W.Va., with the Rev. Phillip Newhart officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen South Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Arrangements by Kimes Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

ANNE E. LOYA

On this day, Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, Anne E. Loya, of Mt. Pleasant, has been lifted up by our Lord to join her beloved husband, John, in eternity forever after. She was 79. Anne was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Otto Alvin and Lottie McBriar Smith. She was educated in the Pittsburgh area. Anne moved to Mt. Pleasant in 1958 with her husband, John, who was working for the former Pittsburgh Screw and Bolt. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the U.S. Bureau of Mines as a proofreader and J&L Steel as an assembler. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant, Bullskin Township Senior Citizens, Women's Society, Senior Aide at Frick Hospital, volunteer of Life Line, and a former member of YMCA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Loya, in 1986. Anne will be sadly missed by her close and devoted friend, Stella Morgan Lutz of New Stanton. She is also survived by a niece, Sharon Shanower of Alliance, Ohio; and a friend, Sylvia Green of Squirrel Hill. Friends will be received in the EUGENE G. SALOOM FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time her funeral service will be held with the Rev. Richard W. Shields officiating. Interment will follow in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh.

JEAN M. LUPNACCA

Jean M. Lupnacca, 77, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Pittsburgh, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999. She was born June 21, 1922, in Pittsburgh. She was a retired guidance counselor of Shaler Area School District and a member of the Church of the Incarnation. Surviving are her husband of 50 years, John Q. Lupnacca; two daughters, Beverly Kerkam of Linwood, N.J., and Janet Lupnacca of Moorestown, N.J.; a son, John David Lupnacca of Medford, N.J.; two brothers, Dr. Samuel DeSimone of Coatesville and Albert of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and four grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at noon in the Church of the Incarnation, Sarasota, Fla. Interment in Palms Memorial Park. Arrangements by PALMS FUNERAL HOME, Sarasota, Fla., (941) 371-4962.

JAMES O. RUGH

James O. Rugh, 67, of Jefferson Hills, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, in Jefferson Center Hospital, Jefferson Hills. Born Feb. 11, 1932, in Bradenville, he was a son of the late Raymond J. and Pearl Gower Rugh. He was a retired oiler with Operating Engineers Local 66. He was a member of New Hope Assembly of God Church, Elizabeth Township. Survivors include his wife, Loretta Haun Rugh; a daughter, Nancy Hall of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Sandra Hoke of Latrobe, Johnetta Cunningham of Torrance and Bronwyn Rugh of Blairsville; a brother, Raymond D. Rugh of Latrobe; and nieces and nephews. Friends received in the PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 221 Second St., Elizabeth, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friends will be received Friday from noon until the hour of service at 1 p.m. in the Praise Assembly of God Church, North Versailles, with the Rev. Shawn Lyons officiating. Interment will follow in Round Hill Cemetery.

OTTO L. SAUNIER JR.

Otto L. Saunier Jr., 61, of Moon Township, on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999. Beloved husband of CarolAnn Davis Saunier. Father of Brian and his wife, Lynn Saunier, and Beth and her husband, Bernie Hermann. Brother of Patricia Wall. Also, eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at COPELAND'S MOON TOWNSHIP, 981 Brodhead Road. Funeral Saturday at 9 a.m. Mass in St. Margaret Mary Church at 9:30 a.m.

JOSEPH J. SCHOLZE

Joseph J. Scholze, 90, of Monroeville, formerly of San Diego, Calif., on Monday (All Saints Day), Nov. 1, 1999. Husband of the late Mary K. Dickson Scholze; dear brother of Ellen G. Scholze of New York City, N.Y., Paul J. Scholze of Seattle, Wash., Robert F. Scholze of Portland, Ore., Ferdinand J. Scholze of Monroeville, Joan D. Aiello of Munhall, James A. Scholze of Forest Hills and the late Mary E. Phillips, Thomas V. Scholze and Gertrude R. Matisi; also 38 nieces and nephews. Donations may be made to Catholic Charities, 111 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Friends may call at the GENE VAN HORN, MONROEVILLE, GOLDEN RULE MEMBER FIRM, FUNERAL HOME, Beatty Road and Route 48 North (from Parkway East take Exit 16B, fourth intersection) (412) 372-5200, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernadette Catholic Church Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Calvary Cemetery, Hazelwood Avenue, Pittsburgh.

HELEN C. TUCCI

Helen C. Tucci, 85, formerly of Youngwood, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Oct. 12, 1914, in Youngwood, a daughter of the late Joseph and Onorata D'Agostini Ciampini. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed by Westinghouse. She was a member of Holy Cross Church, Youngwood, the Holy Cross Ladies Guild and the A&B Club of Youngwood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rocco Tucci; a sister, Stella Cassa; and three brothers, Merle, Pete and Albert Ciampini. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank (Mary Ann) Gazda of Warren, Ohio, and Mrs. Robert (Laura Jean) Sinnamond of Greensburg; a son, Thomas Tucci and his wife, Karen, of Ruffsdale; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Youngwood, with Father John S. Szczesny as celebrant. Interment in the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.

JAMES ROSE WATSON

James Rose Watson, a distinguished Pittsburgh surgeon, died in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at the age of 95. Educated at Haverford College and Harvard Medical School, he received his surgical training at the Mayo Clinic, where he met his late wife, Marion Braasch. He began his surgical practice in Pittsburgh in 1934 in joint practice with his father, Charles Masena Watson. He practiced at both Presbyterian University Hospital and St. Margaret's Memorial Hospital. Throughout his career he played a significant role in the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Surgery, and retired as Clinical Professor of Surgery in 1973. During World War II, he served as Chief of Surgery of the U.S. Army's 27th General Hospital in New Guinea, and was awarded the Bronze Star. He is survived by his children, William B. Watson of Cambridge, Mass., Charles G. Watson of Pittsburgh and Ann W. Kaiser of Charlottesville, Va.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Surgical Research Endowment Fund, c/o of the Development Office, Box 131, Scaife Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Arrangements are under the direction of HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 W. Fayette St., Uniontown.

JAMES A. BUTALLA 

James A. ``Yummy'' Butalla, 60, of Loyalhanna, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at IHS at Mountain View, Unity Township. He was born Nov. 7, 1938, in Latrobe, a son of Stephen J. and Mary Ann Baran Butalla of Loyalhanna. He was a member of St. Rose Church, Latrobe, and was retired from the church. He was a member of the White House Club, Loyalhanna, and F.O.E. #01188, Latrobe. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Stephen J. Butalla and his wife, Paulette, of Pensacola, Fla.; a sister, Patricia Holden and her husband, Scott, of Latrobe; also survived by a niece, Heather; a nephew, Chad; and a great-niece, Mallory. Friends were received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Rose Church with the Rev. William P. Donahue as celebrant. Interment St. Rose Cemetery, Derry Township. St. Rose Rosary Altar Christian Mothers will recite the rosary at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. The F.O.E. #01188 will hold services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. 

CURTIS M. CACKOWSKI

Curtis M. Cackowski, 39, of Youngwood, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. He was born in Greensburg, Nov. 25, 1959, a son of Evelyn Brosnick Cackowski of Greensburg and the late Marion Cackowski. He was a certified public accountant and was Catholic by faith. He was a former teacher of the C.C.D. class at St. Bruno's Church in South Greensburg, and a member of the P.I.C.P.A., the Norwin Jaycees, and the Hillview City Bowling League. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his cousin, Dana Noel. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife, Karen Nye Cackowski; and a brother, David Cackowski of Greensburg. Family and friends will be received at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. Interment will follow in the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.

JOSEPHINE A. KOWALCZK KOELSCH 

Josephine A. Kowalczk Koelsch, 80, formerly of Larimer, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in the William Penn Care Center. She was born Dec. 10, 1918, in Arona, a daughter of the late Joseph and Rosalee Ladarchek Kowalczk. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church of Irwin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne F. Koelsch in 1990; two brothers, John and Joseph Kowalczk; and two sisters, Ann Rice and Veronica Lancuski. Surviving are two sons, Wayne R. Koelsch and his wife, Kathleen, of Irwin and James W. Koelsch and his wife, Tanya, of Irwin; a daughter, Selma and her husband, Jack Howard, of Greensburg; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sister Esther of the Holy Family Order of Bellevue. Friends were received at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., Fifth and Oak streets, Irwin, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. 

DONALD M. KUHN 

Donald M. ``Don'' Kuhn, 85, of New Alexandria, passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in the Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born May 16, 1914, in Irwin, a son of the late Charles M. and Myrtle McIntyre Kuhn. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a control tower operator in the Army Air Corps. He retired from Kennametal in Latrobe after 27 years of service. He was a member of the Community United Presbyterian Church, New Alexandria, and the New Alexandria American Legion #652. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles; and a sister, Jean Shorthouse. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Etna Cook Kuhn; two daughters, Peggie Kuhn Bramble and husband, Donald, of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Karen Kuhn Liska and husband, Raymond, of South Yarmouth, Mass.; a son, Mike Kuhn and wife, Susan, of Norvelt; several nieces and nephews; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Friends were received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the P. DAVID NEWHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, corner of Church and Washington streets, in New Alexandria, where services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Terry Carnahan officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery in New Alexandria. Full military honors will be accorded by VFW Post #33, Greensburg. 

VIRGINIA L. LEWIS 

Virginia L. Lewis, of Jeannette, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born April 16, 1920, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Irvin and Nina Lynch Wescott. A member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeannette, she was also a member of the Seneca Club and the AARP. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Lewis, in 1991; a sister, Margaret Huesdash; and three brothers, William, James, and Richard Wescott. Surviving are two sons, J. Richard Lewis and wife, Arlene, of Irwin, and Ronald R. Lewis and wife, Jan, of North Carolina; a daughter, Linda Frye of Greensburg; a brother, Ralph Wescott and wife, Mary; and a sister, Frances Yabs and husband, Donald, all of Florida; seven grandchildren, Kevin Pushic, Pamela Cotter, Karla Pushic, Kelly Creamonese, Eric Frye, Stacy Lewis, and Carrie Lewis; six great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends were received in the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. David D. Hunte officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon Township. 

LAVINA MARICONDI

Lavina Maricondi, 85, of Connellsville, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at her home. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a blessing service will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville, with the Rev. Frank Lesniowski as celebrant. A rite of committal and interment will follow in the St. Rita's Cemetery. St. Rita's Christian Mothers will join in a parish wake service to be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the funeral home. St. Rita's Council #64 will conduct a service Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.

JEAN L. MICKEY 

Jean L. Mickey, 73, of Level Green, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late Francis ``French'' and Florence Johnston Horner. She was a volunteer member of the Association of Retarded Citizens of Westmoreland County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Mickey, in 1980; a son, John ``Jack'' Mickey; a brother, Robert Horner; and a sister, Pauline Brown. She is survived by three sons, Gary Mickey of Valley Forge, Robert and wife, Maryanne Mickey, of Level Green, and Scott and wife, Megan Mickey, of Penn Township; three daughters, Claudia and husband, Jim Matarazzo, of Penn Township, Barbara and husband, Mark Vallozzi, of Greensburg, and Beth Ann Mickey of Level Green; a brother, Eugene Horner of Plum; and 12 grandchildren. Friends were received at the JAMES E. LINDSAY FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Harrison City, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Frank Podolinski officiating. Interment will follow in Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville. Donations may be made to the ARC Westmoreland, RD12, Box 179, Greensburg, PA 15601. 

MICHAEL GORDON PETERSON 

Michael Gordon Peterson, 19, of Hempfield Township, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999. He was born July 31, 1980, a son of Donovan and Judith Gordon Peterson of Greensburg RD9. He was a student at Penn State University, New Kensington. He was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, where he also was an altar server for 10 years. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Merton D. and Frances L. Peterson. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Donovan M. Peterson, at home; two sisters, Dr. Christine M. Peterson, D.P.M., and her close friend, Dr. George Emmons, D.P.M., of Mamaroneck, N.Y., and Elizabeth M. Peterson of Philadelphia; his maternal grandparents, John J. and Mae Gordon of Castle Shannon; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and many close friends. Friends were received at the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 9:45 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg. Interment will follow in the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation or Community HomeHealth Care of Jeannette, 1170 Greengate Mall, Greensburg, PA 15601. 

GRACE W. SMITH

Grace W. Smith, 86, of Bridgeville, formerly of Uniontown, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at St. Clair Hospital, Mt. Lebanon. Friends will be received at the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, Wednesday, when a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m., followed by a Mass and Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Therese Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Kenneth G. Zaccagnini, V.F., as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Oak Lawn Cemetery, Uniontown.

LLOYD FRANKLIN STAMY 

Lloyd Franklin Stamy, 78, of Fox Chapel, on Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, after an extended illness. He was the beloved husband of 50 years of Barbara Lee Owens Stamy; devoted father of Lloyd Franklin Stamy Jr. of Shadyside, Stephen Reese Stamy of Shadyside, Cynthia Scott Stamy of London, England, and Susan Blythe Stamy Peterson (Mrs. Charles J. Peterson III) of Sullivan's Island, S.C.; and the proud grandfather of Caroline MacLauchlin Stamy of Shadyside and Hayden Grace Stamy of London, England. An eighth-generation Pennsylvanian, Mr. Stamy was born in Greenspring, Cumberland County, Jan. 16, 1921, and graduated from Shippensburg University in 1942 with a B.S. degree in business administration. Although he worked on several major construction projects, including the building of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the majority of his career involved the sale of heavy earth-moving equipment. He joined Beckwith Machinery Co. in 1944 and was named sales manager in 1949. In 1952, he founded the Lloyd F. Stamy Co., a construction equipment dealer and real estate developer. A deacon, elder, and Sunday school teacher at the Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Mr. Stamy was a member of Masonic Lodge 45, and the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Valley of Pittsburgh, and a member of the Syria Shrine. He was also a member of the University Club and Wahnita Lodge Hunting and Fishing Camp. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Shadyside Presbyterian Church. Friends will be received in the church parlor Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Thursday following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Arrangements by JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS INC., 4900 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213. 

HELEN (ROHALL) STASHICK

Helen (Rohall) Stashick, 82, of Uniontown, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, in the Uniontown Hospital. Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 W. Fayette St., Uniontown, Wednesday until 9 a.m. when a blessing service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Uniontown, with the Rev. Father Alexander L. Pleban as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

WILLIAM A. THOMAS SR., O.D. 

William A. Thomas Sr., O.D., 73, of Connellsville, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at home with his loving family at his side. He was born Jan. 17, 1926, in Uniontown, a son of the late George and Anna (Matthew) Thomas. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel George; and a brother, Thomas J. Thomas. Dr. Thomas was an optometrist for over 45 years with his office located on Pittsburgh Street in Connellsville. He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps (African Theater), attended Waynesburg College, was a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and was a member of St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville, and St. George Maronite Catholic Church, Uniontown. He was the president of the Newman Club, the Youth Center, the Lebanese Club, the Kiwanis Club, and the Lions Club; regional vice president of the Jaycees; vice president and director of the Pleasant Valley Country Club; a director of the Yough Valley National Bank, and the Scottdale Bank and Trust; and served on the Penn State University, Fayette Campus, Advisory Board. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Florence M. (Koury) Thomas; four children, Karen A. Galderisi and husband, Carmen M. Galderisi, of Hopwood, Garry J. Thomas, M.D., and wife, Mary Jo Thomas, O.D., of Berwyn, Pa., Denise Thomas Wilcox, O.D., Ph.D., and husband, David Wilcox, Ph.D., of Doylestown, and William A. Thomas Jr., M.D., and wife, Michelle Thomas, M.D., of Lewes, Del.; seven grandchildren, Chad D. Galderisi, Carmen Brittaney Galderisi, Kimberly Thomas, Koury Thomas, Kathryn Wilcox, Zachary Wilcox, and William A. Thomas III; four brothers and sisters, Abraham Thomas of Melbourne, Fla., Elizabeth Molnar of Uniontown, Joseph Thomas of Parma, Ohio, and Mary Mosako of Uniontown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends were received in the STEPHEN R. HAKY FUNERAL HOME INC. AT SYLVAN HEIGHTS CEMETERY, 603 N. Gallatin Ave. Ext., Uniontown, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in St. George Maronite Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Joseph R. David and the Rev. Father Michael Bucci as celebrants. Entombment will follow in the Sylvan Heights Cemetery Mausoleum where military honors will be accorded by Hopwood AMVETS Post #103. The Ladies of the Parish will recite the rosary Wednesday at 4 p.m. The service of Ginnaz will be held at 8 p.m. 

CLARENCE H. WOODWARD 

Clarence H. Woodward, 92, of Greensburg, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in the Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born in Lloydsville, Sept. 18, 1907, a son of the late Frederick and Caroline Green Woodward. He was a retired sales representative with the Limbach Co. in Pittsburgh. He was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church and its Sunday school class. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers. He is survived by his loving wife, Jean L. Woodward; two sons, Cortland D. of Horseheads, N.Y., and Bruce C. Woodward of Greensburg; seven granddaughters; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Caroline Harris of Syracuse, N.Y., and Pearl Frye of Irwin; and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends received Wednesday at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, from 11 a.m. until noon, at which time services will be held with the Rev. Scott Peterman officiating. Private entombment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorials be given to the Otterbein United Methodist Church. 

CLAIRE A. FUNK
Claire A. Funk, 74, of Jeannette, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, in Westmoreland Manor, Hempfield Township. She was born Dec. 2, 1924, in Penn Township, a daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie Klingensmith Woll. She was a member of the Alliance Church of Jeannette and the AARP. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Funk; and three sisters, Alma Peer, Evelyn Brown and Esther Woll. She is survived by two sisters, Rose Marie Bundgard of Mt. Pleasant and Geraldine Gregory of Greensburg; a sister-in-law, Stella Barkefelt of Jeannette; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday in the funeral home at a time to be announced. Interment will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery in Plum Borough.

RICHARD B. GARDNER

Richard B. Gardner, of McCandless Township, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at UPMC Passavant Hospital. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Catherine (Genkinger) Gardner; a daughter, Karen Luderer of Clarion; a son, Dr. Robert Gardner of Dayton, Ohio; a sister, Barbara; and brothers, James and Alfred Gardner; and four grandchildren. Mr. Gardner was a World War II veteran; a Robert Morris College alumnus; an elder and trustee of Memorial Park Presbyterian Church; a member of Avalon Lodge #657, F&AM, Bellevue American Legion Post 0161, and North Allegheny #168 AARP. He was with Gulf Oil Corp. Transportation Co. for 42 years. Burial will be in Allegheny County Memorial Park. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Memorial Park Presbyterian Church, 8800 Peebles Road, Allison Park. The family suggests memorials be made to Odyssey Healthcare Inc. (Hospice), Park West One, Suite 500, Cliff Mine Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15275. Arrangements by SIMONS FUNERAL HOME INC., Pittsburgh, www.simonsfuneralhomeinc.com.

MARY SUE (BOVINGTON) JOHNSON

Mary Sue (Bovington) Johnson, 70, of Mt. Lebanon, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 4, 1928, to the late John R. and Helen Pettibone. She graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts in 1951; married C. Bayard Johnson Jr. in 1958; and settled in Pittsburgh in 1971. She is survived by her loving husband, Bayard; daughters and sons-in-law, Cam and Greg Allen of Mt. Lebanon and Gail Johnson and Tim Elgren of Clinton, N.Y.; daughter, Molly Johnson of Seattle, Wash.; son and daughter-in-law, Bayard and Karen Johnson of St. Louis, Mo.; and six grandchildren, Robby, Brad, Scott, Ruth, Ben and Bay. She is also survived by her brother, John R. Bovington of Cleveland, Ohio. She was a dedicated, active grandmother, a member of Southminster Presbyterian Church and active in numerous church and community activities, including Southminster choir, women's hand bell team and AFS student exchange. Her family gratefully acknowledges the outpouring of support throughout the past few months from friends near and far, as well as the caring guidance and support of the Family Hospice. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at 9:30 a.m. at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Mt. Lebanon. Sue expressed wishes that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Southminster Presbyterian Church music program, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., the Mt. Lebanon Public Library or Family Hospice, Mt. Lebanon.

BETTY MacDONALD

Betty MacDonald, 90, of Ligonier, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, in the Bethlen Home in Ligonier Township. She was born June 29, 1909, in Portskerra, Scotland, a daughter of the late Norman and Elizabeth Belford MacKay. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. MacDonald, on Sept. 17, 1988; a son, Alexander W. MacDonald, on Dec. 10, 1995; and seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frederick (Norma C.) Thomas of Newark, Ohio, and Mrs. Richard (Betty Joan) Matson of Ligonier RD1; a son, Robert H. MacDonald of Virginia Beach, Va.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 27, at 1 p.m. at her former residence, 501 N. St. Clair St., Ligonier. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethlen Home Activities Fund. Arrangements by McCABE FUNERAL HOME, Derry.

LOUISE (BLYSTONE) MENSCH

Louise (Blystone) Mensch, 75, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1999, at her home in Richland, Mich. Formerly of the Mt. Pleasant area, she was a daughter of the late Irene and Kenneth Blystone. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford A. Mensch; a sister, Adah Belle Kampitch; and a brother, Darrell T. Blystone. She is survived by her sons, Clifford Mensch of California, John Mensch and Kenneth Mensch of Michigan; daughters, Lena Koger of Galesburg, Mich., and Cathy Banks of Cadillac, Mich.; a brother, Robert J. Blystone of Hancock, Md.; and a sister, Phyllis Carns of Greensburg. She is also survived by six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at FARLEY-ESTES & DOWDLE FUNERAL HOME, Richland, Mich. Interment followed at Fort Custer National Cemetery.

L. DALE PALMER

L. Dale Palmer, 78, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, in Hempfield Manor, Greensburg. He was born June 9, 1921, in Greensburg, a son of the late Luther Lee and Anna Truxel Palmer. Prior to retirement, he had been employed by the state Highway Department. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret L. Altman Palmer; a son, Larry Dale Palmer, who died in Vietnam in 1970; and a brother, Vernon Russell Palmer. He is survived by a daughter, Linda Presock of New Stanton; and a granddaughter, Cheri Rega of Greensburg. Friends will be received at the C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood, Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at which time a funeral service will be held with the Rev. John Higgins officiating.

MARY R. DIVELEY PRITTS

Mary R. Diveley Pritts, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. She was born Sept. 12, 1918, in Aberdeen, S.D., a daughter of the late Merl D. and Gladys Njos Diveley. She was a member of Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren. Mary was a graduate of Meyersdale High School, Class of 1936. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold O. Pritts, in 1984; and a brother, Merl D. Diveley, in 1997. She is survived by two sons, Wayne Pritts of Villa Ridge, Mo., and Merl Pritts and wife, Fay, of Mt. Pleasant; a daughter, Karen Goswick and husband, Arthur, of Mt. Gilead, Ohio; a brother, Victor E. Diveley and wife, Priscilla, of North Scituate, R.I.; three sisters, Esther Johnson of Garrett, Pa., Betty Bungard of Meyersdale, Pa., and Helen Wagner of Salisbury, Pa.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the EUGENE G. SALOOM FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Her funeral service will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Durward E. Hays and the Rev. Charles D. Whipple co-officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Joy Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant.

ZORA SAVICH

Zora Savich, 85, formerly of Wilmerding, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999. A daughter of the late John and Mildred (Kunich) Savich. Sister of the late Mildred Dojcinovich, Stella Lonchar, and Edward, Peter, Samuel and Michael Savich. Also, nieces and nephews. No visitation. Arrangements by ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME INC., Wilmerding, (412) 824-4332.

M. BLANCHE SHAFFER

M. Blanche Shaffer, 81, of Penn Run, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, at Indiana Hospital. Daughter of Edward Barr and Vernie Johns Barr, she was born June 13, 1918, in Heilwood. Mrs. Shaffer lived all of her life in Indiana County and worked as a secretary and salesperson for Ager Appliances, Indiana. She was a member of First Christian Church, Pine Flats, Penn Run Senior Citizens, and many community affairs. Mrs. Shaffer is survived by a daughter, Janet Ager of Jeannette; two brothers, William Barr of Indiana and Charles Barr of Diamondville; a sister, Joette Shaffer of Indiana; two grandchildren, Kevin Ager and Kelly Weightman; and two great-grandchildren, Dustin and Paige Ager. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Clair and John Barr; a sister, Elizabeth Cramer; and two grandsons, Brian and Curtis Ager. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at ROBINSON-LYTLE INC., Indiana, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Randy L. Elsea officiating. Interment will be in Brush Valley Lutheran Cemetery.

JENNIE MARIE SHRADER

Jennie Marie Shrader, 94, of South Greensburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, at her home. She was born Nov. 19, 1904, in Greensburg, the daughter of the late Francis and Beulah Quick Albert. She was a member of the South Greensburg United Methodist Church, the Western Pennsylvania Firemen's Auxiliary Association, and a former member of the Dames of Malta. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Shrader; and two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Shrader Mates and Mrs. Beulah Shrader Hale. She is survived by her son, Clarence R. Shrader and his wife, Elizabeth, of South Greensburg; five grandchildren, Clarence R. Shrader Jr. of Orlando, Fla., Jeffrey A. Shrader and Mrs. Karen Hillwig, both of Greensburg, Mrs. Kathie Mates Harper of South Greensburg, and Mrs. Renee Harrity of Harrison City; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Shrader was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Friends will be received at the COSHEY-NICHOLSON FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas D. Hindman officiating. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the South Greensburg United Methodist Church, 411 Sheridan Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601. Alvin P. Oskin Jr., funeral director, in charge of arrangements.

DAVID S. SULLIVAN

David S. Sullivan, 30, of Turtle Creek, formerly of North Huntingdon, on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999. He was an employee of Giant Eagle, Store #60, and HealthSouth Rehab Center, both in Monroeville. Husband of Tammy M. (Kauffman); father of Scott and Brandon; son of Joan (Caldwell) Lindsay and her husband, George, of North Huntingdon, and David G. Sullivan and his wife, Judy, of North Huntingdon; and brother of Robin McWilliams of Ohio and Elaine Campbell of Lawrenceville. Friends may call Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.; Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, (412) 823-9350. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Colman Church Saturday at 10 a.m.

LOIS (MULLOOLY) ZYRA

Lois (Mullooly) Zyra, 71, of Turtle Creek, on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999. She was a retired employee of USX, E.T. Works. Mother of Trudy Loughrey (wife of Robert G.) of Villanova, Pa., formerly of Mt. Lebanon, and the late Charles L. ``Zero'' Zyra. Sister of Jane Osman of Turtle Creek. Grandmother of C.J. Starkey, Patrick, Allison, Timothy and Ned Loughrey. Also survived by her aunt, Ellen McKinney of Turtle Creek; and many caring friends and relatives. Friends may call Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.; Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, (412) 823-9350. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Colman Church Saturday at noon.

MARY JOSEPHINE WESOLOWSKI DZAMBO

Mary Josephine Wesolowski Dzambo, 80, of Perryopolis, formerly of Chestnut Street, Everson, died Monday evening, Nov. 1, 1999, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Jan Stolarik, with whom she resided. Friends will be received in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, Thursday from noon to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Everson, with her pastor, the Rev. Dennis Bogusz, and the Rev. John Eucher, pastor of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Perryopolis, as concelebrants. Interment will follow in St. Joseph R.C. Parish Cemetery, Everson. The Holy Rosary Society and the Catholic Daughters of Americas will recite a parish rosary Thursday at 2 p.m. and a parish wake service will be held Thursday at 8 p.m., both in the funeral home.

MILDRED HAZEL (COLLIER) HAGUE

Mildred Hazel (Collier) Hague, 94, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Munhall, on Friday, Oct. 29, 1999. Born in Uniontown. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Mifflin. Wife of the late Fred R. Hague. Mother of Fred R. Hague of O'Hara Township. Sister of Thelma Umbel of Ohio, Merchant Lee Collier of Uniontown, William Collier of Palm Coast, Fla., and Paul Collier of Arizona. Also, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3511 Main St., Munhall. Memorial donations to St. Margaret Seneca Place, 5360 Saltsburg Road, Verona, PA 15147.

IRENE SLEIGHTER IAGER

Irene Sleighter Iager, 80, of Columbia, Md., died Sunday, Feb. 14, 1999, of a massive stroke. She was born Nov. 17, 1918, a daughter of the late William Garland and Eva Elizabeth Long Sleighter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, the Rev. Floyd Burns and Mr. Albert Iager; sisters, Ethel Vorlage and Irma Jensen; and a brother, Zelmen Sleighter. Irene graduated from Youngwood High School in 1936 and from Seton Hill College in 1940. She was an organist for St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Youngwood, and taught at Youngwood High School. She is survived by a son, the Rev. Jason Burns of Columbia, Md.; and a daughter, Nancy Burns of California. Arrangements by C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood.

CATHERINE C. (STAMFORD) INGELIDO

Catherine C. (Stamford) Ingelido, 56, of Greensburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999. Beloved wife of Richard E. ``Dick'' Ingelido; loving mother of Lori, Michael Debruyn and wife, Rosanne, David Debruyn and Laura, and Richie Ingelido Jr.; grandmother of Michael and Jordan Debruyn; sister of Ralph Stamford and wife, Patricia; daughter-in-law of Alberta Tedesco; sister-in-law of Theresa Ingelido, John Ingelido and Frank Tedesco; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cathy was a dedicated music and art teacher at St. Colman School for the past 10 years. She was a missionary teacher in Thailand during the summer of 1999. Cathy was a great Steelers fan. Donations may be made to the St. Colman School, 547 Hunter St., Turtle Creek, PA 15145. Friends were received Wednesday and will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JOHN L. QUINLAN FUNERAL HOME, 11th and Airbrake avenues, Turtle Creek. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Colman Church, Turtle Creek, Friday at 10 a.m.

OTTO L. SAUNIER JR.

Otto L. Saunier Jr., 61, of Moon Township for the past 36 years, formerly of Mt. Washington, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born in Pittsburgh, Sept. 19, 1938, to the late Mabel E. (Hurd) and Otto L. Saunier Sr. He attended Duquesne University for two years. He was active in R.O.T.C. and the Air National Guard for four years. He was president of Greater Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Association and ABC (American Bowling Congress). He bowled in 27 national bowling tours throughout America. His memberships included: B.P.O.E. #339 of the North Side, Pittsburgh, Universal Moose in Penn Hills, and was an active member and past board of directors for the National Association of Independent Re-Surfacer (N.A.I.R.). Mr. Saunier was the owner and operator of All American Bowling Equipment Co. The origin of All American Bowling Equipment Co. began in France in 1892. Alphonse Saunier installed one of the first bowling lanes in France. He moved to the U.S.A. in 1901. In that same year, he began installing lanes for Brunswick Balke Collender and for himself, under the name of Saunier Contracting. In 1920, he founded the company known as Saunier Wilhem. After he passed away in 1928, his wife, Elizabeth, sold the company to the Wilhem family. This company is still in existence today. Alphonse's son, Otto Sr., who had worked with his father formed his own company with his brothers under the name of the Saunier Brothers. This company operated for several years before Otto Sr. went out on his own under the name of Otto Saunier Contracting. He installed and refinished bowling lanes until 1946. In that year, Otto Saunier Sr. formed All American Bowling Equipment Co. His son, Otto Jr., joined him in the business in 1949 at the age of 11. The two worked together until Otto Sr. passed away in 1979. In 1981, Otto Jr. took over control of the company from his mother, Mabel. Today, Otto Jr., 61 years of age, had 50 years of experience in the bowling business. Like his father before him, Otto Jr. had also been blessed with a son. Brian, who is 37 years old, is the fourth generation in the business. Like his father, Brian worked with the company from an early age. He currently has over 23 years in the business. With the ever changing complexity of the bowling business, Brian has had the opportunity to travel the world installing lanes, pinsetters and automatic scoring. In recent months, he has traveled to Japan, Israel, Mexico, India, Cuba and Turkey. Currently, All American Bowling is not only doing installations for themselves, they are a major installer for AMF Bowling Inc. From our lengthy experience, All American Bowling Equipment Co. is here today to serve you and will be here tomorrow to assist all bowling centers worldwide. Mr. Saunier is survived by his wife, CarolAnn Davis Saunier; his two children, Brian and his wife, Lynn Saunier, of Clinton, and Beth and her husband, Bernie Herrmann, of Cranberry; a sister, Patricia Wall of Colorado; and also, eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at COPELAND'S MOON TOWNSHIP, 981 Brodhead Road. Funeral Saturday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Mary Church at 9:30 a.m. Officiating will be Father Harry Bielewicz. Burial will follow in Sewickley Cemetery.

WILLIAM A. THOMAS SR.

William A. Thomas Sr., O.D., 73, of Connellsville, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at home with his loving family at his side. Friends were received Tuesday and Wednesday in the STEPHEN R. HAKY FUNERAL HOME INC. at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, 603 N. Gallatin Ave. Ext., Uniontown. Divine Liturgy will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in St. George Maronite Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Joseph R. David and the Rev. Father Michael Bucci as celebrants. Entombment will follow in the Sylvan Heights Cemetery Mausoleum where military honors will be accorded by Hopwood AMVETS Post No. 103.

HELEN C. TUCCI

Helen C. Tucci, 85, formerly of Youngwood, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Oct. 12, 1914, in Youngwood, a daughter of the late Joseph and Onorata D'Agostini Ciampini. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed by Westinghouse. She was a member of Holy Cross Church, Youngwood, the Holy Cross Ladies Guild and the A&B Club of Youngwood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rocco Tucci; a sister, Stella Cassa; and three brothers, Merle, Pete and Albert Ciampini. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank (Mary Ann) Gazda of Warren, Ohio, and Mrs. Robert (Laura Jean) Sinnamond of Greensburg; a son, Thomas Tucci and his wife, Karen, of Ruffsdale; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Friends were received at the C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Youngwood, with Father John S. Szczesny as celebrant. Interment in the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.

EVELYN UNDERWOOD

Friends and family are welcome to attend a memorial service for Evelyn Underwood of Latrobe and Sea Island, Ga., who passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999. The service will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. in Unity Chapel, Unity Township, with the Rev. Dr. David B. Batchelder and the Rev. John Silbert co-officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chestnut Ridge Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1006 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. The HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650, (724) 537-5575, is in charge of arrangements.


 

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