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AUDREY JEAN ADAMS
Audrey Jean Adams, 76, of McCormick Avenue, Bentleyville, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Mon Valley Hospital. She was born May 7, 1923, in Trauger, Westmoreland County, a daughter of the late Walter and Gladys Gregor Hails. She was a 1941 graduate of the Bentleyville High School, and attended Penn Commercial in Washington, Pa. Mrs. Adams had worked briefly as a secretary for Hazel Atlas Glass in Washington, and for 20 years as a food server at the Bentworth Elementary School. On Sept. 10, 1945, in Washington, she married William D. Adams Sr., who survives. Also surviving are three sons, William D. Adams Jr. of Delmont, Gary L. Adams of Vacaville, Calif., and Keith M. Adams of Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Jack Hails of Bentleyville (Gibson) and Fred Hails of Charleroi; two sisters, Gladys Nairn of Ellsworth and Lorraine Paxton of Greensburg; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Deceased is a brother, Lloyd Hails. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the THOMPSON-MARODI FUNERAL HOME INC., 809 Main St., Bentleyville, where services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Jack Dran, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Bentleyville, officiating. Interment in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delmont United Presbyterian Church, Church Street, Delmont, PA 15626.

DOROTHY J. BOLD

Dorothy J. Bold, 82, of Jeannette, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at her residence. She was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Jeannette, a daughter of the late William and Margaret Feuster. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Vincent H. Bold, in 1989; and seven sisters. She is survived by two sons, David Bold of Pittsburgh and Richard Stead and his wife, Mary, of Annapolis, Md.; two grandchildren, Kathy Munsell and her husband, Hal, of Virginia and Christopher Stead of Colorado Springs, Colo. Friends will be received at the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 North Second St., Jeannette, beginning Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Church. Interment will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery, Hempfield Township.

TIMOTHY R. BRENDLINGER

Timothy R. Brendlinger, 50, of Monroeville, formerly of Pitcairn, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000. Husband of Karen (Ponitz) Brendlinger. Father of Keri Lynn Brendlinger of Philadelphia. Brother of Wendy Lee Meacher of Charleston, S.C. Son of Howard and Jean (Reid) Brendlinger of Pitcairn; son-in-law of James and Jean Ponitz of Wilmerding; brother-in-law of Mary Beth Ponitz and James Ponitz of North Huntingdon. Tim was a police officer for Edgewood Borough for 25 years and a member of FOP Lodge 91. Friends will be received Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the WM. O. PEARCE FUNERAL HOME INC., 318 Wall Ave., Pitcairn. Services Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Monroeville Assembly of God Church.
 

 Dennis M. Casey 
 
DENNIS M. CASEY 

Dennis M. Casey, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. Beloved husband of Judith A. (Klimowski) Casey. Father of Megan Casey Coleman, Jennifer Casey Ziccardi and Meredith Casey. Brother of Timothy R. Casey of Tallahassee, Fla., and the late Patrick Casey of Johnstown. Grandfather of Ethan F. Ziccardi. Visiting hours Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, 997 Greentree Road, Green Tree. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret of Scotland Church, Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment private. 

JESSIE B. HOBAUGH

Jessie B. Hobaugh, 98, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at her home. She was born April 20, 1901, in Paisley, Scotland, a daughter of the late Colin and Ellen Smith Ferguson. She was a member of the Miller United Methodist Church, North Versailles, and was a judge of elections for the Seventh Ward district. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Hobaugh in 1969; and by 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by one son, John Hobaugh of Warrington, Pa.; two daughters, Jean Lessig of Columbus, N.C., and Eleanor Hobaugh of North Huntingdon; 12 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the SHIRLEY-KUKICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Clay Pike, Circleville, North Huntingdon, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the Miller United Methodist Church, Route 30, North Versailles, with the Rev. Jay Langley officiating. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. Memorials may be made to the Miller United Methodist Church, North Versailles.

OLGA HELEN DIESNER MENGINE 

Olga Helen Diesner Mengine, 81, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Saturday, Jan., 8, 2000, in her home at the Bristol House in Irwin. She was born in Pittsburgh, March 25, 1918, the daughter of the late Joseph Diesner and Jozefa (Josephine) Kosinska (Kosscrewska) Diesner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Martin Paulson; by her husband, Ernest Mengine; by her sister, Margaret R. Diesner Viano of Greensburg; by her brother, Joseph S. Diesner Jr. of Pittsburgh; and by her half-sister, Margaret (Margot) Diesner of Alexandria, Va. She is survived by her niece, Joanne J. Viano, and by her niece and nephew, Margaret R. and Scott M. Ambrose, all of Greensburg; and by her grandniece, Deborah D. Zontek, and by her great-grandnephew, Robert Zontek, both of Monroe, N.C.; and by other relatives and friends who will greatly miss her. Funeral arrangements will be provided by the SHIRLEY-KUKICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Edwards Roman Catholic Church, Herminie, followed by interment in Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, where Olga will lie near her beloved husband, Ernest Mengine. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Westmoreland Hospice, 501 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, PA 15601; or to the American Cancer Society, 241 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 

DALTON H. PACK

Dalton H. Pack, 65, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1934, in East McKeesport, a son of the late Samuel and Anna Mae Roebuck Pack. Prior to retirement he was employed as a wireman for USX Edgar Thompson works, Braddock. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict, having served with the U.S. Marine Corps. Surviving are two daughters, Dalsan and her husband Michael Zona of Irwin, and Rita and her husband Jay Conner of Leeper; a son, Richard D. and his wife Marianne Pack of Irwin; six grandchildren; three brothers, Samuel Pack of East McKeesport, Richard Pack of Jeannette and William Pack of McKeesport. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., Fifth and Oak streets, Irwin, Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m., at which time a blessing service will be held in the funeral home chapel. Interment will take place in Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon.

CAROLINE M. PREDAJNA 

Caroline M. Predajna, 80, of New Stanton RD1, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. Born Dec. 31, 1919, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Anselm and Bertha Unruh Schmitt. Prior to retirement, she was employed by the Davis Supermarket, Greensburg, as a baker, and was also employed at St. Anne's Nursing Home, Greensburg, as a housekeeper. She was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Greensburg. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Daniel A. Predajna, in 1968. Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Stephen C. Predajna Sr.; two sons, Edward C. Predajna of West Newton and Stephen C. Predajna Jr. of Champion; a daughter, Nadine P. Dahlmann and her husband, James Jr. of Greensburg; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Peter Schmitt of Irwin; and two sisters, Mrs. Genevieve Suess of Pittsburgh and Mrs. Robert (Annette) Stiles of New Jersey. Friends will be received at the BEATTY-RICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 136, Madison, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held in the funeral home Tuesday at 11 a.m. with her pastor, the Rev. Jeffrey P. Paschal officiating. Interment will follow in the Seanors Church Cemetery, Hempfield Township. 

TILLIE K. SOKOLOWSKI

Tillie K. Sokolowski, 93, a resident of Bessemer Senior Apartments, East Pittsburgh, formerly of Chalfant, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000. Wife of the late Peter Sokolowski. Mother of Delores Merkovsky of Level Green. Grandmother of Robert R. Merkovsky of Indiana and Daniel Merkovsky of Hempfield Township. Great-grandmother of Nicole, Kaylee, and Shaun. Friends will be received Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave., East Pittsburgh, (412) 824-8800. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Helen Church of Holy Cross Parish Wednesday at 10 a.m.

JOSEPH J. TRESKOVICH

Joseph J. ``Jumbo'' Treskovich, 80, of Latrobe RD6, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at home. He was born Feb. 15, 1919, in Hostetter, a son of the late Frank and Julia Bihun Treskovich. He was a member of St. Vincent Basilica, Latrobe. He was a retired United Mine Worker for the Consolidation Coal Co. He was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Army in the South Pacific, attaining the rank of corporal. He was a member of American Legion Post 982, Unity Township. He had a life-long interest in gardening and sports, and for many years he was one of the top sandlot baseball players in the area. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine I. Zawada Treskovich; and two brothers, John ``Sickle'' and Casmir Treskovich; and a sister, Vanda Koshar. He is survived by a son, Terry Treskovich of Latrobe RD6; two daughters, Linda Klosek and her husband, Robert, of Edison, N.J., and Judy Treskovich of Latrobe RD6; three brothers, Adam and August of Hostetter, and Victor Treskovich of Latrobe; a sister, Pauline Hovanec of Hostetter; a grandson, Justin Klosek; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe, Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent Basilica, Latrobe. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Trauger. Graveside military services will be conducted by the American Legion of Unity Township, and the Pleasant Unity VFW.

MAE B. WILSON 

Mae B. Wilson, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. She was a member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church. She was budget director for Charleston United Way for 30 years. Surviving are a son, Thomas W. Wilson of Portsmouth, Va.; two granddaughters and two great-grandsons. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the J. HENRY STUHR INC. GREENRIDGE ROAD CHAPEL, N. Charleston, S.C. 

VICTOR G. YOST 

Victor G. Yost, 83, of Irwin, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at his home. He was born May 6, 1916, in New York City, a son of the late Koloman and Anna Kreitzer Yost. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a tooling service engineer for Tele-Dyne Firth Sterling of McKeesport. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church of Irwin, and the National AARP. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Marion Grubb Yost. Surviving are his wife, Clara DiNardo Yost; two sons, Raymond Yost and his wife, Millie, of Olympia, Wash., and Dr. Richard Yost and his wife, Kathleen, of Wexford; two daughters, Anna Marie Beaulac and her husband, Brian, of Federal Way, Wash., and Patricia Downes and her husband, Dan, of Somerset; a sister, Grace Henry of St. Louis; two stepsons, Bill DiNardo and his wife, Ninetta, of Finleyville and Jim DiNardo and his wife, Judy, of Greensburg; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., Fifth and Oak St., Irwin, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 1O a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Huntingdon. Memorials suggested to the Immaculate Conception Building Fund, 305 Second St., Irwin, PA 15642, the Three Rivers Hospice, or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

ANNE D. ZULTANKY

Anne D. Zultanky, 76, of Greensburg, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in the Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born July 7, 1923, in Rankin, a daughter of the late John and Mary Sofranko Simpko. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church of Jeannette, the Women's Auxiliary of the local Moose club, and was also an avid bowler and belonged to the Uneeks Bowling League. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Pete Zultanky in 1997; a brother, John Simpko; and two sisters, Margaret Epley and Mildred Boteler. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Poilek of Grapeville; a son, Edward Zultanky and his wife Mary Ann of Jeannette; a grandson, John M. Poilek Jr. of Jeannette; a sister, Helen Seigfreid of Turtle Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, beginning Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 12:3O p.m. in the Sacred Heart Church. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township.

DOLORIS MAY ALMS
Doloris May Alms, 91, of Lancaster, died Monday morning, Jan. 10, 2000, in Essa Flory Hospice Center in Lancaster, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late John F. Alms, who died in January of 1966. Born in Greensburg, she was the daughter of the late Ambrose and Elsie Diehl Hershberger. She was a member of the Highland Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, and a graduate of Slippery Rock University. Survived by a daughter, Donna A. McGaha of Lancaster; a son, Roger N. Alms of Greensburg; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Service will be held in the Chapel of the Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

RUDOLPH A. BRNCIC 

Rudolph A. Brncic, of Stanton Heights, on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000. Beloved husband of Gale Jevnikar Brncic. Brother of Angela Brncic. Brother-in-law of Rose Jevnikar and Mary Licata. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS INC., 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire Street, Shadyside, Thursday from 1 to 8 p.m. Funeral Friday. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Matthew Parish, St. Mary Assumption Church, 57th Street, Lawrenceville, at 10 a.m. Remembrances may be made to the Regency Hall Nursing Home, 9399 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101. 

LOUIS J. CAPORALI

Louis J. Caporali, 79, of Bonneau, S.C., formerly of West Palm Beach, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. He was a retired district manager of Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. He was born in Pittsburgh, a son of Archangel and Philamena Natale Caporali. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and Catholic by faith. Surviving are his wife, Marie Phillips Caporali; a son, Louis J. Caporali Jr. of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Patricia A. Ward of Bonneau; two brothers, Anthony Caporali of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Archangel Caporali Jr. of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four sisters, Phil C. Frollini and Ester McGill, both of Pittsburgh, Josephine Caporali of Redding, Calif., and Angeline Ramirez of North Hills, Calif.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services and interment were private. Arrangements by the CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, North Charleston, S.C.

WILLIAM RONALD CHILCOTE

William Ronald Chilcote, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999. Born in Jeannette, July 12, 1935, a son of the late Denny and Ruth (Parson) Chilcote. He graduated from Jeannette High in 1953 and had been working for Jules Werblin. A graduate of Dayton, Ohio, Bible School and Ottumwa, Iowa, Ministerial Association, the Rev. Chilcote pastored in Ford City, Springdale, Pa., Youngstown, Ohio, and was dean of the Open Bible College in Dayton. After 11 years as coordinator for the World Wide Ministries with Billy Graham, he retired. In addition to his parents and stepdad, Richard Kellner, he was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Chilcote; and a sister, Blanche (Chilcote) Bognano. He is survived by his wife, Susan Chilcote; two daughters, Joy Coker and Starr Riegel; a sister, Ada Uncapher; and brother-in-law, Sam Bognano. Burial was in Minnesota. THURSTON-LINDBERG CHAPEL, Anoka, Minn., was in charge.

JOSEPH C. FARKOSH

Joseph C. Farkosh, 102, of Acme, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born in Acme, Dec. 5, 1897, a son of the late Joseph and Helen Halladay Farkosh. Prior to his retirement, he was a farmer. He was a member of the Visitation Roman Catholic Church of Mt. Pleasant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Macey Farkosh; two sons; five brothers; and a sister. Survived by two sons, Robert Farkas of Bloomfield, Conn., and Gerald Farkosh of Casa Grande, Ariz.; two daughters, Phyllis Barry of Long Island, N.Y., and Jean Clark of Allison Park; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, John Farkosh of Irwin. Friends will be received in the FRANK R. ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME INC., 627 Smithfield St., Mt. Pleasant, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in Visitation R.C. Church with Father Anthony Ditto as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Visitation Cemetery.

CALVIN T. HARVEY SR.

Calvin T. Harvey Sr., 82, of West Newton, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at the home of his daughter, Barbara. He was born July 14, 1917, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late George C. Sr. and Myrtle Naugle Harvey. He was a retired conductor for the B&O Railroad. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, West Newton, and a member of VFW Post #7812 and the L.O.O.M. #31, both of West Newton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail (BeHanna) Harvey, in 1992. He is survived by six children, Barbara Riddell and her husband, Thomas, of Belle Vernon, Connie Crute and her husband, Larry, of Bellbrook, Ohio, James Harvey and his wife, Judy, of Sutersville, Arthur Harvey and his wife, Pat, of Lowber, Calvin Harvey Jr. and his wife, Lorraine, of West Newton and Susan Lang and her husband, Jerry, of Coraopolis; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, George C. Harvey Jr.; and a sister, Dorothy Knight, both of West Newton. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., West Newton, where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Michael A. Milinovich and the Rev. John E. Duvall co-officiating. Interment West Newton Cemetery.

JESSIE B. HOBAUGH

Jessie B. Hobaugh, 98, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at her home. She was born April 20, 1901, in Paisley, Scotland, a daughter of the late Colin and Ellen Smith Ferguson. She was a member of the Miller United Methodist Church, North Versailles, and was a judge of elections for the Seventh Ward district. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Hobaugh in 1969; three daughters, Kathleen Hildenbrand, Joyce Parks and an infant, Jessie Hobaugh; a son, David Hobaugh; a grandson, Greg Hildenbrand; and 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by a son, John Hobaugh of Warrington, Pa.; two daughters, Jean Lessig of Columbus, N.C., and Eleanor Hobaugh of North Huntingdon; 12 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the SHIRLEY-KUKICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Clay Pike, Circleville, North Huntingdon, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the Miller United Methodist Church, Route 30, North Versailles, with the Rev. Jay Langley officiating. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. Memorials may be made to the Miller United Methodist Church, North Versailles.

RONALD E. KIRKLAND JR.

Ronald E. Kirkland Jr., 35, of Bensalem, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. Born in Greensburg, he was a Bensalem resident for 10 years. He was a 1982 graduate of Hempfield Area High School and a 1986 graduate of Indiana University of Pa. For over 10 years, he was employed as a supervisor for Elf Atochem of Bensalem, until a year and half ago when Ron became a supervisor for Hereaus Electronite. He was an avid sports enthusiast. Ron will best be remembered as a loving husband, father, and son. Beloved husband of Deborah (nee Meintel) Kirkland; and devoted father of Stephanie and Justin, both at home. Loving son of Ronald Sr. and Nancy (nee Brown) Kirkland of Youngwood; and brother of Mary Beth (and Keith) Moore of Alverton. Cherished grandson of Robert and the late Ada C. Brown; and Mildred and the late Raymond Kirkland. He will be greatly missed by several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A Mass of Celebration will be held Tuesday night at 6:30 in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Park Avenue, Bensalem. Friends will be received by the family following Mass in church. Family will receive relatives and friends during viewing Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME, 101 S. Fourth St., Youngwood. Funeral service will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Youngwood. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated. Arrangements by HOFFMANN FUNERAL HOME, Bensalem.

JENNIE G. KOZEL

Jennie G. Kozel, 96, of Greensburg (Heritage Village), died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at the Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born May 5, 1903, in Yugoslavia, a daughter of the late Frank and Franciska (Rahne) Gradisek. Mrs. Kozel was a homemaker and was Catholic by faith. She was a member of the Herminie S.N.P.J. Lodge #87. Mrs. Kozel is survived by a son, John D. Kozel of Greensburg (Heritage Village); a sister, Mrs. Anne (Rahne) Perhacs and her husband, Ted, of Herminie; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 1938; a brother, Frank Gradisek; and two sisters, Sophie Kranitz and Mary Wittek. Funeral services and interment will be private. If desired, memorials may be made to the St. Anne Home, 685 Angela Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601. JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., Herminie, in charge of arrangements.

LAWRENCE McMASTER

Lawrence McMaster, 41, formerly of Murrysville, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000. He was born Jan. 9, 1959, in Pittsburgh, a son of Clifford V. and Susan Cohill McMaster of Murrysville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Debbie Battaglia and her husband, Jim, of Export; two brothers, Cliff of Halltown, W.Va., and Ed of Export; and two nephews, Jim and Jason Battaglia. Visitation Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JOHN T. HART FUNERAL HOME, Murrysville. A service will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 10 a.m. with Father Dismas Young officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.

RAHLSTON MEYER

Rahlston Meyer, 71, of Washington Township, died Monday, Jan. 1O, 2000. Beloved husband of Edna (Vaclavik) Meyer. Dearest father of Kathy Meyer. Brother of Margaret Crewe, Catherine Frisch, Patricia Mattes, Edward and James Meyer, and the late William and Harry Meyer. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MAURICE L. KNEE LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Road, Plum, where services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment in the Birmingham Cemetery, Carrick. Memorial donations requested to the Grace Lutheran Church, 2931 Universal Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.

PAUL R. NICHOLSON SR.

Paul R. Nicholson Sr., 70, of Washington Township, Westmoreland County, formerly of Albion, on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000. Husband of the late Helen (Putzlocker) Nicholson. Beloved father of Paul R. Nicholson Jr. of College Station, Texas. Grandfather of Brian, Gregory and Kyle Nicholson. Brother of Evalyn Melcher of Penn Hills, Catherine Sica of Monroeville, Maronee Delo of Plum, Sharon Hugo of New Kensington, Phil Mains of Marienville and John Mains of Penn Hills. Son of the late Philip and Arrahawanna Mains. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the MAURICE L. KNEE LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Road, Plum, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Interment Plum Creek Cemetery, Plum Borough. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

GENEVIEVE G. GREGOR RANDALL

Genevieve G. Gregor Randall, 79, of Acme, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1920, in Acme, a daughter of the late John and Catherine Busko Gregor. She was a member of St. Raymond of the Mountains Roman Catholic Church, Donegal, and the Rosary Altar Society. She was also an active member of the White Senior Citizens. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by four brothers, Edward, Thomas, John and Lee Gregor. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harry J. Randall; a son, Richard W. Randall and his wife, Gloria, of Acme; two daughters, Nancy J. Poole and her husband, Donald, of Youngwood and S. Catherine Peters and her husband, Donald, of Arlington, Va.; four grandchildren, Dr. Randall A. Poole, Susan Lynn Schuerman and her husband, John, Lisa R. Randall and Jennifer D. Peters; three great-grandchildren, Brandon and Nathan Schuerman, and Noah Randall Kauffman; three brothers, Joseph Gregor of Latrobe, Robert Griger and his wife, Mary, of Indian Head, and Eugene Gregor of Irwin; three sisters, Major Clara C. Gregor, Retired, of Blue Bell, Pa., Jean Paulin of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Loretta Sparks and her husband, Richard, of Indian Head. Friends will be received in the CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 711, Melcroft, Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Raymond of the Mountains R.C. Church, Donegal, with the Rev. John Harrold as celebrant and also participating the Rev. Terry Trudgen. Interment will follow in the Brown Cemetery, Saltlick Township.

WELDON N. SANNER

Weldon N. ``Bob'' Sanner, 90, of Connellsville, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, in the Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. He was born Oct. 20, 1909, in Connellsville, a son of the late Jacob N. and Lucille Dahl Sanner. He was a lifelong resident of Connellsville and prior to his retirement in 1974, he worked as a carman and wreck master for the B&O Railroad for 33 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Connellsville, where he had served as a deacon of the church, a choir member, and as a Sunday school teacher. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Gwendolyn F. Wiltrout Sanner; his sons, Arlen R. Sanner and his wife, Nancy, of Connellsville and Terry E. Sanner and his wife, Merry, of Greensburg; his grandchildren, Arla Huff and her husband, Richard, Robert Sanner and his wife, Diane, Timothy Sanner and his wife, Beth, Lynda Prolenski and her husband, Duane, and Caerleigh Sanner; his great-grandchildren, Lori Basinger, Kelly Huff, Deanna Sanner, Robert Sanner Jr., Jared Prolenski, Timothy Sanner Jr., Heath Prolenski, and Matthew Sanner; and a great-great-grandchild, Ethan Mulhorn; two sisters, Nelva Etling and her husband, George, of Connellsville and Deannie Borden and her husband, James, of Florida; and a brother, Jess ``Bud'' Sanner and his wife, Ezzie, of Florida. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Leslie Sanner; a sister, Goldie; and two half brothers, James and Roy Tressler. Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Larry Hellein officiating. Interment will be in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville.

FLOYD I. SHIREY JR.

Floyd I. Shirey Jr., 70, of Greensburg RD7 (Unity Township), died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, in Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born July 9, 1929, in Latrobe, a son of the late Floyd I. and Maude E. (Harr) Shirey. Prior to retirement, he worked as an owner/operator truck driver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles H. Shirey. He is survived by his wife, Fanny J. ``Nan'' (Eichholtz) Shirey, with whom he would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 25, 2000; six children, Floyd I. ``Chip'' Shirey III and wife, Diane E., of Forbes Road, Jane Mutnansky and husband, John J. III, of Scottdale, William L. Shirey and wife, Denise J., of Greensburg, Joan N. Hoopes and husband, Leo G., of Latrobe, Warren L. Shirey of Fort Mills, S.C., and Wendy J. Shirey of Greensburg; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends will be received Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the GAUT-BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Pleasant Unity, where funeral services will be held Thursday at a time to be announced. Interment will follow in Shirey Cemetery, Unity Township.

REGIS WASCO

Pastor Regis Wasco, formerly of Greensburg, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Fairmont, W.Va. Son of the late Jacob and Julia Wasco of Greensburg. He is survived by his wife, Lois Wasco; a son, William; three grandchildren; also sisters, Marcella Orange, Madelyn Wasco and Bernadine Giron. Services and burial will be in Fairmont, W.Va., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000.


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