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|DAVID J. BROMFIELD
David J. Bromfield, on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000. Beloved husband of Carole Eyrich Bromfield; father of Gregory D. and Suzann M. Bromfield; and son of the late Peg McHale and Rendle Bromfield. Friends are invited to visit with the family Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. in St. Andrew Lutheran Church (Centre and Morewood avenues), Shadyside, immediately followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. David was a friend of Bill W. for 25 years and a former longtime associate of Prudential Securities. David was a co-founder of the Bird Park Puppy Club and master of Jackie and Missy, his beloved dogs. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS INC., 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
ZANE T. BYERS
Zane T. Byers, 72, of Scottdale RD1 (East Huntingdon Township), passed away early Thursday morning, Jan. 6, 2000, at his residence. Zane was born in Belle Vernon, Oct. 5, 1927, a son of the late Thomas and Sarah Amanda Cowan Byers. Zane married the former Jane Konzal on Jan. 27, 1951. Zane was a retired machinist with Crown Metal Products of Elizabeth, where he worked for 40 years. He also retired from U.S. Steel with 25 years service, working as a machinist at both the Irvin Works Division in Dravosburg and most recently, U.S. Steel's Research Center in Monroeville. Zane was a life member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge #777 of Scottdale and was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Army during peacetime following World War II. Zane is survived by his loving family, his wife, Jane Konzal Byers, with whom he would have celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary later this month; his daughter, Carol Byers Lehman and husband, Thomas, of Scottdale RD1; his granddaughter, Beth Ann Lehman of Savoy, Ill.; two sisters, Jean Eichholtz of Port Vue and Iva Leighty of Reston, Va.; four brothers, George Byers of Finleyville, James Byers and wife, Betty, of Scottdale RD1, Ernest Byers and wife, Jean, of Scottdale RD1, and Russell Byers and wife, Ida, of Ruffsdale RD1; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 105 Spring St., Scottdale, (724) 887-5300, Friday from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., where a prayer service will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson, with the Rev. Father Dennis Bogusz and the Rev. Father Michael Sikon concelebrating. Graveside committal services and interment will follow in the church cemetery. A parish wake service will be held Friday evening and the Scottdale Elks Lodge #777 will conduct a memorial service Friday at 7 p.m., both in the funeral home. Family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, call toll-free 1-888-227-5445, in memory of Zane T. Byers.
PAUL J. GENTILE
Paul J. Gentile, 80, of Latrobe, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in IHS of Greater Pittsburgh at Greensburg. He was born June 28, 1919, in Latrobe, the son of the late Sylvester and Sylvia Constatine Gentile. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Kennametal, where he worked in the shipping department. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, B.P.O. Elks #907, F.O. Eagles and American Legion Post 515, all of Latrobe. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Quaranto Gentile; a daughter, Pamela Gentile of Greensburg; and a sister, Mrs. Bruno (Margaret) Inselmini of Latrobe. Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, where a blessing service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Thomas M. Lukac officiating. Military services will be conducted in the funeral home Saturday at 9:15 a.m. Interment in Unity Cemetery, Unity Township.
JULIA J. GRAHAM
Julia J. Graham, 89, of Ligonier RD1, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, Fla. Born July 21, 1910, in Patton, Pa., she was a daughter of the late John and Florine Richir Poriez. She was a member of the Oak Grove Church of Christ and the Oak Grove Civic Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Graham, in 1970; a son, John P. Graham; and a sister, Mary Graham. She is survived by five daughters, Dolores M. Jackson, Elizabeth L. McKlveen and Julia V. Ambrose, all of Ligonier, Loretta R. Wissel of Lincoln, Neb., and Leona M. Moyer of Brooksville, Fla.; two sons, Thomas E. Graham of Ligonier and Howard D. Graham of Cadiz, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lena Matesic of Aliquippa. Friends will be received at the J. PAUL McCRACKEN FUNERAL HOME INC., 144 E. Main St., Ligonier, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Oak Grove Church of Christ, Ligonier, with the Rev. Charles P. Burd officiating. Interment in Menoher Memorial Park, Ligonier. Memorial gifts may be made to Oak Grove Church of Christ.
DOROTHY E. IRWIN
Dorothy E. Irwin, 77, of Ruffsdale, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. Born Oct. 15, 1922, in Wilkinsburg, she was a daughter of the late Calvin E. and Anna Taylor Burton. She lived in Saltsburg most of her life and was a member of the United Methodist Church in Saltsburg. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert James Irwin, in 1994; and a brother, James E. Burton. She is survived by three sons, Edward J. Irwin of Yukon, Albert J. Irwin and William C. Irwin, both of Saltsburg; two daughters, Ruth Ann Trice of Ruffsdale and Linda D. Birge of Avonmore; a brother, William Burton of Plum Borough; a sister, Mary Anthony of Hadley; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CURRAN FUNERAL HOME, 701 Salt St., Saltsburg, where services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Arthur J. Lockard officiating. Interment Edgewood Cemetery in Saltsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to American Institute of Cancer Research.
KATHERINE C. IVANDITTY
Katherine C. Ivanditty, 87, of Greensburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, in Greensburg. There will be no public viewing. Services and interment will be private. KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME of Greensburg in charge of the arrangements.
VELETTA A. (GROUP) SPATH
Veletta A. (Group) Spath, 89, of Whitehall, on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000. Wife of the late Joseph R. Spath. Survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nativity Catholic Church, South Park. Interment Jefferson Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Marian Manor Building Fund, 2695 Winchester Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.
ANNABEL WEST YOUNG
Annabel West Young, 86, formerly of Latrobe, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000. Born in Youngstown, Pa., she was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Latrobe. Surviving are her husband, Frederick G. Young; daughter, Mrs. Arthur (Janice Joy Young) Hutson of Greenville, S.C.; brother, William R. West of Latrobe; two grandchildren, James F. Burns and wife, Kathy, and Wendy Ann Burns; and a great-grandchild, Kelly Marie Burns. She was preceded in death by her parents, John K. and May Alexander West. Memorial service at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Latrobe, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer's Association.
MARY E. ADAMS
DONALD E. BRICKER
Donald E. Bricker, 56, of Scottdale RD1 (Thornwood), passed away Saturday,
morning, Jan. 8, 2000, at his residence. Don was born in Mt. Pleasant,
Nov. 1, 1943, a son of the late George S. and Ruth Eckman Bricker. He married
the former Jane Lazor on May 21, 1966. Don was employed in the maintenance
department of Duraloy-Blaw Knox Company, Scottdale, with 33 years of service.
He was a member and usher of the St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, Scottdale,
and was a devoted member of the Scottdale Volunteer Fire Department Company
4 with over 20 years of service. Don assisted with many fund-raising activities
in the fire department and was a member of the Scottdale Firemen's Club,
the Pa. State, Western Pa. and Westmoreland County Firemen's Associations.
He was a great outdoorsman and had coached the Scottdale Boys Baseball
Minor League and Little League teams. He also assisted with the Greater
Scottdale Girls Softball League Tournaments and was a graduate of Scottdale
High School with the Class of 1961. In addition, he was a social member
of the Scottdale VFW Post #7781. Don is survived by his loving family,
his wife of 33 years, Jane Lazor Bricker; his two daughters, Dawn Marie
Basinger and husband, James, of Mt. Pleasant and Kelli McPherson and husband,
Brett, of Huber Heights, Ohio; his son, Jason P. Bricker and wife, Kristie,
of Pittsburgh; a grandson, Dalton McPherson, and a granddaughter, Claudia
McPherson; a sister, Ruth Eileen Rolla and husband, Gerald, and a brother,
Richard L. Bricker and wife, Bernadine, all of Scottdale RD1; several nieces
and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Becky Robeaux of Gales Ferry, Conn. In
addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by a brother, George
Edward Bricker. Family and friends will be received at the ROBERT B. FERGUSON
FUNERAL HOME, 105 Spring St., Scottdale, (724) 887-5300, Sunday from 11
a.m. to 9 p.m. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St.
John Byzantine Catholic Church, Scottdale, with the Rev. Father Joseph
Borodach as celebrant. Graveside committal services and interment will
follow in the church cemetery. A Panachida service will be held Sunday
at 1 p.m. and the Scottdale Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a memorial
service Sunday at 7 p.m., both in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers,
the family suggests memorials to the Westmoreland Hospice, 532 W. Pittsburgh
St., Greensburg, PA 15601, in memory of Donald E. Bricker.
Sarah Margaret Craig, 88, a lifelong resident of Greensburg, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, in the Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born Feb. 6, 1911, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Ann Whiteside Moon. She was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Greensburg. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Craig, in 1971. She is survived by two sons, John F. Craig of Greensburg and Winterhaven, Fla., and David K. Craig of Greensburg; two grandchildren, Scott and Lisa Craig, both of Houston, Texas; and a sister, Ellen Roeder of Greensburg. Friends will be received at the BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton at Green streets, Greensburg, Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the time of funeral services in the funeral home with the Rev. Byron T. Eisaman, retired pastor of the Free Methodist Church, officiating. Private interment will be held Wednesday in St. Clair Cemetery, Hempfield Township.
Lucile Henry, 93, of Smithton, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Feb. 7, 1906, in South Huntingdon Township, a daughter of the late Lewis G. and Blanche G. Hough Murren. She was a retired school teacher, having taught for 40 years in the Smithton Borough and South Huntingdon Township schools. She was a member of the West Newton United Presbyterian Church and a member of the P.S.E.A. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry W. Henry. She is survived by a daughter, Diana Henry of Smithton. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the L.L. BARTHELS FUNERAL HOME INC., Second Street, Smithton. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. William Sukolsky officiating. Interment will be in the Hoffman Cemetery, South Huntingdon Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Newton United Presbyterian Church.
MARIE DELISSIO HULLENBAUGH
Marie Delissio Hullenbaugh, 72, of Export, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Born June 17, 1927, in Dunningtown, a daughter of the late Anthony and Nora Balest Delissio. She was retired from the Franklin Regional School District Food Service Department. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William P. ``Buster''; and a brother, William Delissio. She is survived by two brothers, Alfred ``Alfie'' of Penn Hills and Robert Delissio of North Carolina; a sister, Donna Korchok of Slickville; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the EDWIN N. WOLFE FUNERAL HOME INC., Export, Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m., where a blessing service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. with Father Dismas Young officiating. Interment in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. The family suggests memorial contributions to a charity of the donor's choice.
Alex Jacobs, 87, of Mt. Pleasant RD6, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. He was born Feb. 7, 1912, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Abraham and Esma Corry Jacobs. He was a graduate of the former Ramsay High School with the Class of 1931, and a graduate of the former Greensburg Business School. He was co-owner of the former Jacobs Men's Wear of Mt. Pleasant. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Glosser Bros. at the former Greensburg Gee Bee Department Store. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army, and was the recipient of the American Defense Ribbon, the American Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with three Bronze Stars and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two Bronze Stars. Alex also received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion Post 446 and the VFW Post 3368, both of Mt. Pleasant. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean Truman Jacobs; four daughters, Toni Straka and husband, Joseph, of Youngstown, Pa., Cynthia Gowton of Fairless Hills, Paula Sucanic and husband, Daniel, of Mt. Pleasant and Betsy Jacobs Henderson of Fairless Hills; seven grandchildren, Scott Gowton and wife, Lynn, Kevin Gowton, Stacie Straka, Keith Straka, Sarah Straka, Alexis Sucanic and Trisha Sucanic; a great-grandson, Kyle Gowton; and five sisters, Edna Jacobs and Elizabeth Jacobs, both of Mt. Pleasant, Genevieve Miller of Greensburg, Yvonne Jacobs of Mt. Pleasant and Phyllis Adele Pruitt and husband, Frank, of Mt. Pleasant. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by four brothers, William ``Doc,'' James, Raymond and Samuel Jacobs; and a sister, Evelyn Kelly. Friends will be received in the EUGENE G. SALOOM FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. His funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Very Rev. Father John Nosal officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with military rites accorded by the members of the American Legion and the VFW. Trisagion prayers will be sung in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
JESSIE McGOWAN LIDEY
Jessie McGowan Lidey, 71, of West Newton, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1928, in Maidsville, W.Va., a daughter of the late Daniel and Izetta Dull McGowan. She was predeceased by her husband, Clyde ``Buck'' Lidey on Feb. 16, 1998; three brothers, John, James and Daniel McGowan; and two sisters, Elizabeth Sethman and Pearl Daniels. Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen Reed of Fairfield, Iowa, and Jackie Harmon at home; and six grandchildren. Friends will be received at the ELEY-McCRORY FUNERAL HOME INC., 334 Main St., Fayette City, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday until 11 a.m., the hour of services in the funeral home with the Rev. James R. Myers officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.
DR. GILBERT D. McKLVEEN
Dr. Gilbert D. McKlveen, 88, of StoneRidge Village, Myerstown, formerly of Topton, died of natural causes Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at StoneRidge Village Health Care Center, Myerstown. Husband of the late Catharine Hess McKlveen, who died in 1975, and Lola A. Hartung Cartwright McKlveen, who died Sept. 17, 1999. He was born June 5, 1911, in Greensburg, the son of the late John H. and Della A. Dunlap McKlveen. He was a 1929 graduate of Greensburg High School, and a 1933 graduate of Juniata College, Huntington, with a major in English and social studies. He was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church, Myerstown. In 1936 he received his elementary teaching certificate, and his doctorate in education in 1953. He taught at various schools and universities from 1936 until his retirement in 1977. He was noted for public speaking--humorous, serious, and religious. Dr. McKlveen wrote a volume of poetry entitled, ``Jingle Junk and the Good Stuff,'' which is in its fifth printing. The work includes memories of his journey through life, of a humorous, moving and inspirational nature. He is survived by a daughter, Helen Jo and husband, Douglas Miller, of Landisville; a son, John L. McKlveen, of Fayetteville, N.C.; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Zion United Methodist Church, 22 E. Main Ave., Myerstown. Interment at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Zion United Methodist Church. Arrangements by the GROSE FUNERAL HOME, 9 N. College St., Myerstown, PA 17067, (717) 866-4233.
Michael Minjock, 82, of Forward Township, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, in Monongahela. He was born Oct. 23, 1917, in Forward Township, a son of the late Harry and Mary Struniak Minjock. He was a lifelong resident of Forward Township and a member of Transfiguration Church of Monongahela. He retired from Lee Norse Corp. in Charleroi with 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Florence Olli Minjock, with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage on May 5, 1999; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Cindy Minjock of Forward Township and Gary Michael and Debra Minjock of Seven Hills, Ohio; six grandchildren, John Michael, Jaylynn, Ray, Robert Michael, Michael and Rachel Minjock; five great-grandchildren, Erica, Michael, Mark, Jamie and Jennifer Minjock; four brothers, John, George, Joe and Andy, all of Monongahela; and two sisters, Ann Dubovsky of Levittown, Pa., and Mary Valentino of Monongahela. He was predeceased by a brother, Harry Minjock; and a sister, Helen Maxymczak. Friends received Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the L.M. FRYE FUNERAL HOME INC., 427 W. Main St., Monongahela. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Transfiguration Church. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park.
RICHARD R. MORAN SR.
Richard R. Moran Sr., 68, of Ross Township, on Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at the Suburban General Hospital in Bellevue. Beloved husband of Nancy L. Moran. Also survived by loving son, Richard R. Moran Jr. and his wife, Deborah, of Ellwood City; sisters, Bernice Schardt of Canonsburg and Barbara Mahoney of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Shawn R. Moran, Jennifer Lynn Moran, Ryan R. Moran and Victoria Annette Moran; great-grandchildren, Samantha and Harley Moran; and by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Frances Benich Moran; sister, Carolyn Nyman; and brothers, Joseph and A.L. ``Jack'' Moran. Mr. Moran retired as a lieutenant from the Ross Township Police Department after 33 years of service. He then became a member of the staff of Pinkerton Funeral Home. He was a member of Perry-Ionic Lodge #796 F&AM, the Islam Grotto, where he had previously served as Monarch, the Syria Shrine and the Pittsburgh Consistory. Friends invited Sunday 12 to 8 p.m. in the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME INC., A Golden Rule Member Firm, 1014 California Ave., Avalon (North Boroughs). Masonic services Sunday evening at 7. Mass of Christian Burial Monday morning at 10 in St. Teresa of Avila Church, Ross Township. Burial will be in Allegheny County Memorial Park, McCandless. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
FRANCES SWATZ MARUNICH NASE
Frances Swatz Marunich Nase, 78, of New Kensington, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington. She was born in Cokeburg, Washington County, and had been a life resident of the local area, living in Russellton prior to moving to New Kensington. She enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Anthony Nase; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Carole Marunich) Amantea of North Huntingdon; two sons, George Marunich Jr. of North Huntingdon and Dan Marunich of Washington, Pa.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Katherine Raymond of Lawrence, Mass., and Mrs. Romeo (Irene) Battistone of Belle Vernon; and a brother, Michael Swatz of Union Beach, N.J. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mary Swatz; two brothers, Frank and Romme Swatz; and two sisters, Lillian Hegedus and Elizabeth Ozick. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the RUSIEWICZ OF LOWER BURRELL FUNERAL HOME, 3124 Leechburg Road at Alder Street, Lower Burrell, where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. by the Very Rev. Paul R. Ziatyk. Burial will follow in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar Township.
RUNE E. NYSTROM
Rune E. Nystrom, 76, of Orange City, Fla., formerly of Murrysville, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in Gainesville, Fla. He was born Feb. 22, 1923, in Sweden, the son of the late John E. and Dorothy Marie Jonson Nystrom. He was a self-employed farmer and provided eggs for the Murrysville area for many years. He was a former member of the Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, Murrysville, and was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ella Tallant Nystrom, in 1986. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Nystrom of Orange City; and four children, Charles H. of Willoughby Heights, Ohio, Dorothy Jean Harvison of Irwin, John C. of Cassoday, Kan., and James A. of Titusville, Pa. Also 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. No visitation. A chapel service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont, with the Rev. Kenneth White officiating. If desired, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Walter ``Puch'' Packowski, 63, of Monroeville, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. Husband of Geraldine Olszewski Packowski; son of the late Walter and Anna Dombrosky Packowski; father of David (Karen) of White Oak, Kevin (Kim) of Monroeville and Melissa ``Missy'' of Monroeville; grandfather of Matthew, Kayla, Dennis and Erika; and brother of Florence Polanskey of Cheswick, Edward of East McKeesport and Theodore ``Butch'' of Wilkins. Friends received at the JAMES F. FILIA FUNERAL HOME, 354 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Jude the Apostle Church on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
RICHARD C. PFAFF
Richard C. Pfaff, formerly of Murrysville, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at his home in Clearwater, Fla. His family will hold a memorial service Friday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Christ's Lutheran Church on Route 286 in Murrysville. All those who knew and loved him are welcome to attend. Family members include a son, Kurt Pfaff of Greensburg; a daughter, Irene Holtzer of Bellvue, Colo.; a sister, Audrey Ferris of Murrysville; and a brother, William Pfaff of Tucson, Ariz. The service will include music by Irene Holtzer accompanied by her son, Caleb, on the violin.
JOHN D. WHITEMAN
John D. ``Jack,' 'Whiteman of Boca Raton, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. A lifelong resident of Jeannette, he owned the Whiteman Candy Co. Educated at the University of Pittsburgh. A 32nd-degree Mason and Shriner. He leaves his much beloved wife, Laura; a sister, Frances Abramson; and various nieces and nephews. He was a World War II veteran. Services Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at Temple Beth El, Boca Raton, Fla.