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MARIAM (MARY SOLOMON) ANTHONY 

Mariam (Mary Solomon) Anthony, of Republic, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Jefferson Hills Borough. She was born in New Salem, a daughter of the late Joseph Solomon and Watfa Davis Solomon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Anthony; two sisters, Catherine Yezbak and Josephine Heaton; and a brother, Samuel Solomon. A longtime resident of Republic, Mary was a member of the First Christian Church, Republic. She served as an elder and superintendent of the Sunday school. Her devotion and service to the church was a commitment of more than 50 years. The church fellowship hall was named in her honor. She founded the Anthony Crane Corp., which has grown to be an international corporation. She served as the secretary-treasurer of the firm. Mary was involved in many charities, too numerous to list. She was a rock that held her family together and her memory will be with us always. Surviving are two sons, David Solomon and Ray Gene Anthony; two daughters, Natalie Petrie and Sandi Hranec; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; five brothers, George, Theodore, Daniel, James and Terry Solomon; and three sisters, Angeline DeCarlo, Helen Petrash and Thelma Davis. Friends will be received today in the CARLO J. MARUCCI FUNERAL HOME, Route 166, Republic, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by a service at 1 p.m. in the First Christian Church, Republic. The Rev. Rebecca Hickok and the Rev. Thomas Logston co-officiating. Interment to follow in Acklin Cemetery, Tower Hill #2, Pa. Contributions may be made to First Christian Church Memorial Fund. 

FRANK BOTTS 

Frank Botts, 93, formerly of 15 Washington St., Latrobe, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. He was born Oct. 23, 1906, in Latrobe, a son of the late George and Jennie (Coughenour) Botts. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the former Pierce Woolen Mill in Latrobe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emma (Morocco) Botts; two sisters, Elizabeth Hudock and Florence Baker; and three brothers, Charles, William and Harry Botts. He is survived by his daughter, Connie Giles and her husband, Carl, with whom he made his home in Monroeville; two grandchildren, Dawn and Lori Adams; and three great-grandchildren, Julia, Quinton and Gabrielle Adams. Friends will be received at the HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 1 until 2 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private. 

CHARLES J. BURFORD 

Charles J. ``Jack'' Burford, of McCandless Township, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000. Beloved husband of the late Jean Lingelbach Burford. Father of Barbara J. (Thomas E.) Austen of Sigel, Lynn E. (Michael P.) Henry of Pittsburgh and Robert G. (Nancy L.) Burford of Greensburg. Grandfather of Scott, Erin and Beth Austen, Carrie and Casey Gomersall, and Daniel and David Burford. Great-grandfather of Brianna and Tyler Henry. Nephew of Hazel Smith of Pittsburgh. Friends received Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the SIMONS FUNERAL HOME INC., 7720 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, (412) 367-3100. WWW.SIMONSFUNERALHOMEINC.COM. Services in Ingomar United Methodist Church Monday at 11 a.m. Contributions may be made to The Ingomar United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 1501 W. Ingomar Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. 

CHARLES GLENN CALLAM 

Charles Glenn Callam, 84, of Greenville, Pa., formerly of North Huntingdon, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in Greenville. He was born Aug. 8, 1915, in Pekin, Ind., the son of the late Oliver and Nora Ellen Kay Callam. He was self-employed in the long haul trucking business for several years and worked in the maintenance department of U.S. Steel, Duquesne, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, Shidle Lodge 601 F&AM of Irwin, L.O.O.M. #236 of Irwin for over 50 years, and the Westmoreland County Firemen's Association. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Marie (Wassel) Callam; a daughter, Charlene Joy Bortz and husband, Terry L., of Jamestown, Pa.; two grandchildren, Carolyn Ennis of Fayetteville, N.C., and Amy Tirpak of Butler; and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the VINCENT V. RODGERS FUNERAL HOME, 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. William Hauser officiating. Interment Brush Creek Cemetery. Masonic services will be held Friday at 8:30 p.m. 

DAVID L. COLE 

David L. Cole, 60, of Latrobe, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, at his home. He was born March 8, 1939, in Greensburg, a son of the late Elmer and Imelda Nedley Cole. He was a retired employee of the Pennsylvania Unemployment Office and a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Don Cole; and a daughter, Lisa Ann Cole. Survived by his wife, Frances A. Verdone Cole; a son, David J. Cole and his wife, Tina, of Greensburg; two daughters, Colleen Cole of Latrobe and Kimberly Sue Cole at home; a brother, Delmer Cole of Jeannette; two sisters, Doreen Thompkins and Diane Little, both of Greensburg; also two stepgrandchildren, Eric and John. There are no public visitations. Services and interment will be private. The JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe, is in charge of arrangements. 

PEARL L. EIFORD 

Pearl L. Eiford, 82, of Scottdale RD1, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in the Eicher's Family Home, Normalville. She was born Dec. 15, 1917, in New Brighton, a daughter of the late Roy W. and Minnie Ohler Anderson. Pearl was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was a member of the Owensdale United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, Ronald W. Eiford and his wife, Nancy, with whom she had resided, of Scottdale RD1; two daughters, Ella Mae Carty and her husband, Bernice, of Berlin Heights, Ohio, and Kay A. Hesson and her husband, John, of Greenville; six grandchildren, Laurie Pritchard and husband, Don, of Hanover, Ron Eiford Jr. and wife, Kim, of Alverton, Melonie Androstic and husband, Jim, of Scottdale RD1, John Hesson Jr. and wife, Karen, of Cresson, Kelly Linzenbold and husband, Brian, of Transfer and Clark Carty and wife, Darlene, of Brunswick, Ohio; and three sisters, Rella Weyand of Normalville, Dollie Grimm and husband, Howard, of Normalville and Ruby Wood and husband, James, of Mt. Pleasant. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Melvin D. Eiford, on Dec. 9, 1990; three brothers, Roy W. Jr., Charles and James Anderson; and four sisters, Elsie Marie Anderson, Minnie Harbaugh, Beulah Breakiron and Ethel Young. Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, Friday and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m., the hour of a funeral service in the funeral home with the Rev. David Lee officiating. Interment will be in the Normalville Cemetery. 

GERALDINE W. FOLEY 

Geraldine W. Foley, 83, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, in Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. She was born Dec. 4, 1916, in Rochester, Pa., a daughter of the late Henry B. and Ethelyn Mae Smith Weigel. She was a former employee of the Monaca Savings and Loan and was a graduate of Monaca High School and of Robert Morris Secretarial School. She was a member of the Maplewood Presbyterian Church of Greensburg and a deacon of the church and was a longtime volunteer with the Westmoreland Manor and the Redstone Highlands. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Foley II; son, Walter J. Foley III; brother, Dr. Joseph Weigel; sister, Erma Blacketor; and brother-in-law, Everly Blacketor. Surviving are her children, Ethelyn F. Bishop and husband, Frederick, and Joseph T. Foley and wife, Mei Yuk; grandchildren, Joseph T. Jr., Johnathan, Walter J. IV, Patrick M. and Kathleen A. Foley; daughter-in-law, Nancy C. Foley; sister-in-law, Frances Weigel; numerous nieces and nephews; and many good and dear friends. Friends will be received at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen LaSor officiating. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery in Monaca. The family respectfully requests memorial contributions to either the Redstone Highlands or the Maplewood Presbyterian Church. 

ANGELO RAYMOND GARNER 

Angelo Raymond Garner, 72, of South Greensburg, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 18, 1928, in South Greensburg, a son of the late Raymond and Lena Lentini Garner. Prior to his retirement, he had been the owner and operator of the Modern Barber Shop on South Main Street in Greensburg for approximately 50 years. He was a member of St. Bruno Catholic Church and the A.M.S. Club, both of South Greensburg, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Garner. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Marie Pirolo Garner; his adoring children, sons, Raymond and his wife, Karen B. Garner, of Jeannette and Ronald and his wife, Marsha Garner, of Greensburg, and a daughter, Tammy and her husband, James Tocco, of Greensburg; his loving grandchildren, Justin Garner, Jason Garner, Angela Tocco, and Patrick Garner; his devoted brothers and sisters, Phillip and his wife, Carmella Garner, of South Greensburg, Joseph and his wife, Edna Garner, of Greensburg, Margaret Long of Greensburg, Lucy Thomas of Baltimore, Md., Gloria and her husband, Vincent Piccolo, of Greensburg, and Linda and her husband, Stanley Dobies, of South Greensburg; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton at Green streets, Greensburg, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Bruno Catholic Church, South Greensburg, with the Rev. Blane L. Resko, O.S.B., as celebrant. Entombment will follow in the Twin Valley Mausoleum, Delmont, with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post 33 Honor Guard. 

VIOLET M. (STOJAKOVICH) MARKO 

Violet M. (Stojakovich) Marko, 80, of Monroeville, formerly of East Pittsburgh, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000. Beloved mother of Francis J., Theresa M. Shields, and Marian ``Mimi'' Marko-Eberle. Mother-in-law of Mary Ellen, Tom Shields, and Jim Eberle. Grandmother of Shannan Shields-Contic, Sarah Marko, Megan and Marc Eberle. Great-grandmother of Abigail and Dennis Contic III. Sister of Mildred Merkovsky. Also nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Marko; and her parents, Rade and Mary (Mihalovich) Stojakovich. Friends received in the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday from noon to 9 p.m., and Monday from 9 a.m. to noon. Services in the funeral home Monday at noon, followed by services in Christian Life Church, Seventh Street Extension and Forbes Road, Trafford, at 1 p.m. 

EDWARD T. MARSCHIK SR. 

Edward T. Marschik Sr., 67, of College Park, Md., formerly of Murrysville, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, in Takoma Park, Md. He was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Braddock, a son of the late Frank C. and Anna Bello Marschik. He was a diesel mechanic for the Washington Metro Transit System and was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by a son, Edward T. Marschik Jr., in 1979. He is survived by his wife, Susan Zimmerman Marschik; three children, James Marschik of College Park, Md., Linda Dortenzo of Greensburg and Daniel Marschik of Greensburg; five grandchildren, Erin Corna, Ellen Dortenzo and Michael Dortenzo, all of Greensburg, and Ashley and Edward J. Marschik, both of Maryland; and a brother, Frank Marschik of Massillon, Ohio. Visitation Sunday 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 Monday at 10 a.m. with Father Joseph Trupkovich officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. 

CATHERINE PACE 

Catherine Pace, 87, of Greensburg, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in IHS of Greater Pittsburgh Nursing Facility, Greensburg. She was born June 16, 1912, in South Greensburg (Red Onion), a daughter of the late Steve and Barbara Valentage Stermmet. She was Catholic by faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent James Pace; a sister, Helen Bogovich; and a brother, Steve Mogus. Surviving are a son, Frank Pace of Greensburg; a brother, Frank Stermmet of California; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will be received at the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME, 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, (724) 837-0020, www.pantalone.com, Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. Natale N. Pantalone, funeral director. 

MARGARET M. RANDALL 

Margaret M. Randall, 83, of Fairhope, Belle Vernon, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, in Mount Macrina Manor, Uniontown. She was born Sept. 11, 1916, in Pricedale, Pa., a daughter of the late Luke and Kathryn Shaffer McDonough. She was a member of Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, Fayette City. She was predeceased by her husband, William Randall, on Jan. 11, 1984; a son, Joseph Randall; four brothers, Norbert, J. Paul, Daniel, and Robert McDonough; and a sister, Marcella McDonough. Surviving are her stepmother, Mary McDonough of Fayette City; children, sons, William L. Randall of Littleton, Colo., James R. Randall of England, and Stephen R. Randall of Vienna, Va., daughters, Mary Kathryn Mannella of Charleroi, Anne Vargo of Rostraver Township, Sandra Fitzwater of Philadelphia, Margaret Alice Tatsch of Lorain, Ohio, Phyllis Stammitti of Akron, Ohio, and Virginia Randall of Manteo, N.C.; brothers, Francis McDonough of Palm Bay, Fla., David McDonough and Michael McDonough, both of North Charleroi, Mark McDonough of Washington, Pa., and Thomas McDonough of Dunlevy, Pa.; and sisters, Gertrude Heaton of Houston, Pa., and Ruth Kobal of Fairhope, Belle Vernon. Also survived by 30 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the ELEY-McCRORY FUNERAL HOME INC., 334 Main St., Fayette City, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday from 12 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Monday from 9:30 a.m., when a blessing service will take place followed by a Funeral Mass in the Holy Spirit R.C. Church, Fayette City, with the Rev. Father Leonard McAlpin as celebrant. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. 

FRANK P. WARGO 

Frank P. ``Hooks'' Wargo, 86, of Penn Township, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, in Golden Heights Personal Care Home, Penn Township. He was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Clairton, a son of the late Joseph and Mary Petro Wargo. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a machinist for National Tube in McKeesport. He was a member of St. Barbara Church in Harrison City, the Young at Hearts of the church and the Penn Township Super Seniors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Zeransky Wargo, in 1997; and four brothers, John, Michael, Steven and Paul Wargo. He is survived by a son, James F. Wargo of Penn Township; a sister, Anna Pucalik of Mayport; and two grandsons, James M. and Daniel J. Wargo. Friends will be received at the JAMES E. LINDSAY FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Harrison City, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in St. Barbara's Church with the Rev. Robert Lubic as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Barbara Cemetery, Penn Township. A vigil service will be held Friday at 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

LEWIS ALEXANDER JR. 

Lewis Alexander Jr., of Mt. Lebanon, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000. Beloved husband for 58 years of Alice. Father of Alexander III, Dennis and Brady. Brother of Thomas of Philadelphia. Grandfather of Allison, Virginia, Alexander IV, Amanda, Liam and Luca. Friends may call at the LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 799 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, Monday at 11 a.m. (Everyone please meet at church). Interment Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CFS, School at Church Farm, Box 2000, Paoli, PA 19301. 

ANTHONY AMATO SR. 

Anthony Amato Sr., 72, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, at UPMC McKeesport. He was a retired employee of J&L Steel; a U.S. Army veteran of World War II; and a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church. He was the husband of Jean M. Petrocelli Amato; father of Dolores J. Magill (Peter), Anthony Amato Jr. (Deborah), Richard Amato (Lisa), Anna Mason (Kenneth), and Karen Comport (Michael); and brother of Dominic Amato; also six grandchildren. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JAMES F. KUTCH FUNERAL HOME, 433 Greensburg Ave. (Route 30), East McKeesport. Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport. Family requests donations be made to St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 1313 Fifth Ave., East McKeesport, PA 15035. 

LORENZA J. BAKER 

Lorenza J. Baker, 79, of Penn Township, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, in Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born July 26, 1920, in Penn Township, a son of the late Nelson Presley and Agnes Wampler Baker. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a machinist by Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh for 43 years from 1941 to 1983. He worked on parts of the first nuclear submarine, the Nautilus, that went under the North Pole. He was also the assistant chief of the Westinghouse Fire Department and was an ordained deacon of the First United Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Edward Baker. He is survived by his wife, Mary Mathias Baker, whom he met Feb. 27, 1939, and married May 10, 1941; two daughters, Bonnie L. and husband, James Warder, of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Loriann and husband, Pat Witte, of Dana Point, Calif.; a brother, Jerome Baker of Penn Township; two sisters, Irene Mathias of North Huntingdon and Margie Vargo of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren, Lynn Wilson, Beth Ann Stetar, Heather Eaton and Jarrod Menz; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob Stetar and Colin Wilson. He was a father figure to many of his family. Visitation with the family will be held at the JAMES E. LINDSAY FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Harrison City, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Ardara United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Carlisle Lloyd officiating. 

STUART G. GONGAWARE 

Stuart G. Gongaware, 87, of Adamsburg, formerly of Penn Township, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, in Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. He was born June 11, 1912, in Penn Township, a son of the late Samuel I. and Mary Anne Myers Gongaware. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Building Components in Murrysville. He was a member of the Brush Creek Lutheran Church and the Penn Township Senior Citizens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Widuckle Gongaware, in 1991; three brothers, Henry, William and David Gongaware; and two sisters, Cora Ashbaugh and Emma Lewis. He is survived by three sons, Wayne R. Gongaware of Manheim, Pa., Fred S. Gongaware and wife, Gigi, of Penn Township and Larry J. Gongaware and wife, Sue, of Ligonier; and four grandchildren, Ashley, Holly, Kara and Logan. Friends will be received at the JAMES E. LINDSAY FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Harrison City, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. William L. Hauser officiating. Interment will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery, Hempfield Township. 

ARTHUR M. JONES 

Arthur M. Jones, 72, of Ligonier RD1, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born Oct. 11, 1927, in Ligonier, a son of the late George A. and Bertha Miller Jones. Prior to retirement, he was employed by the Florence Mining Co. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Fort Palmer Presbyterian Church, a lifetime member of the F.O.E. of Latrobe and member of the former F.O.E. of Ligonier, Byers-Tosh American Legion Post 267, and a social member of the VFW Post 734 of Ligonier. He was preceded in death by his father in 1970; his mother in 1971; and a brother, Robert H. Jones, in 1994. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Bowen Jones, with whom he celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on Jan. 25, 2000; two sons, George W. and his wife, Peggy, of Bolivar and Dale A. of Ligonier RD1; two grandsons, Brian and Cory Jones; three brothers, Samuel A. ``Elmer'' and his wife, Louise, of Ligonier, Earl R. and his wife, Connie, of Ligonier RD1, and George R. ``Raymond'' and his wife, Donna, of New Florence RD1; six nieces; a nephew; seven great-nieces; a great-nephew; and two beloved aunts, Ruth Watson and Allegra Hartnor of Ligonier RD1. Family will receive friends at the SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC. & CREMATORY, Bell and East Church streets, Ligonier, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Ligonier Valley Honor Guard will hold a service at 7 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Robert D. Cummings officiating. Interment will be in Fort Palmer Cemetery. Elizabeth Snyder Bloom, funeral director. 

E. MATHILDA SULLIVAN McSHEEHY 

E. Mathilda Sullivan McSheehy, 88, of Ligonier, formerly of McKeesport, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in St. Anne Home, Greensburg. She was born Jan. 16, 1912, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late William and Lillian Busch Sullivan. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ligonier, and the Latrobe Country Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin H. McSheehy; a son, Melvin B. McSheehy; and eight brothers. She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen McSheehy Stulbarg of Greensburg; a daughter-in-law, Patricia McFadden McSheehy of McKeesport, Elizabeth Township; six grandchildren, Kay Kowalski and her husband, Don, of West Mifflin, Melvin McSheehy Jr. and his wife, Joell, of Monroeville, Brendan McSheehy and his wife, Missy, of Severna Park, Md., Brian McSheehy and his wife, Kim, of Coraopolis, John Paul ``Jay'' Stulbarg and Kristin Stulbarg, both of Greensburg; seven great-granddaughters; and two great-grandsons. Family will receive friends at the SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC. & CREMATORY, Bell and East Church streets, Ligonier, Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Blessing services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Holy Trinity Church, Ligonier, with the Rev. Joseph P. Maddalena as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Vincent Cemetery, Latrobe. If desired, one may make memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, 1011 Old Salem Road, Greensburg, PA 15601. Elizabeth Snyder Bloom, funeral director. 

ELLIS L. McWILLIAMS

Ellis L. ``Dutch'' McWilliams, 86, of Trafford, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, in the Woodhaven Care Center, Monroeville. He was born July 30, 1913, in Level Green, a son of the late William B. and Stella Glendenning McWilliams. Prior to retirement, he was a power house operator with Westinghouse Electric in Trafford. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Trafford, where he served as a trustee and elder, a member of the F&AM Masonic Lodge #613 and the Syria Shrine Temple for 50 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Ralph McWilliams. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret Teitt McWilliams; a son, Charles W. and wife, Janet McWilliams, of Trafford; a granddaughter, Dana, and grandson, Charles E. McWilliams, both of Trafford; and a brother, Lewis McWilliams of Level Green. Friends will be received at the JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME, 429 Duquesne Ave., Trafford, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, Trafford. Interment will follow in the St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. F&AM Masonic Lodge #613 will hold services Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

GLEN ERRETT MOWRY JR. 

Glen Errett Mowry Jr., 75, of Pearland, Texas, formerly of Irwin, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, in Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Harris County, Texas. He was born May 16, 1924, in Irwin, a son of the late Glen Errett Sr. and Grace Bell Mowry. He was a graduate of Norwin High School. He was a retired carpenter and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during World War II as a corporal. He was also a former member of the Irwin Presbyterian Church. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Grace Rosa Griffith Gearhart. He is survived by his second wife, Louise Pittser Mowry; a son, Glen Errett Mowry III and his wife, Kimberly, of Irwin; a stepson, Jim Hogue of Beaver; a stepdaughter, Barbara Putney of Pearland, Texas; two grandchildren, Angela Marie Mowry and Glen Errett Mowry IV; a brother, Robert Mowry of Irwin; two half brothers, Gene Mowry of Pittsburgh and Samuel Gibson of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, in the Brown Cemetery, Saltlick Township, with the Rev. Charles Whipple officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant. 

DONALD ARTHUR REYNOLDS 

Donald Arthur Reynolds, 82, of Clovis, N.M., formerly of Madison, Pa., and Barberton, Ohio, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in Plains Regional Medical Center, Clovis. He was born Dec. 13, 1917, in Madison, the son of the late John and Venie Sipole Reynolds. He was the former owner of Robinson Auto Parts, Barberton, Ohio. He was a member of the Parkland Baptist Church, Clovis. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of the F&AM Lodge in Barberton, Ohio. In addition to his wife of 60 years, Agnes D. (Knight) Reynolds, he is survived by a son, John D. Reynolds and wife, Frances, of Clovis, N.M.; four grandchildren, Larry Reynolds of Clovis, N.M., Donald Reynolds of Dallas, Texas, Selina Delgado of Amarillo, Texas, and Dana Reynolds of Portales, N.M.; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Clara Grace Hoffman of Greensburg. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., West Newton, where services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Frederick L. Bauer officiating. Interment West Newton Cemetery. 

BENJAMIN C. SIMPSON 

Benjamin C. Simpson, 94, of Mt. Pleasant RD6, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, in Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. He was born Aug. 20, 1905, in Mt. Pleasant Township, a son of the late Clarion James and Mary Jane Crosby Simpson. Mr. Simpson was a coal miner and a member of the U.M.W.A., and he was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Highways for many years. He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Church of God and its Men's Bible Class. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Mildred Murtland; an infant son, John; two brothers, John and Frank Simpson; and five sisters, Bessie Sullen, Alice Lesseg, Edna Simpson, Margaret Simpson and Olive Busch. He is survived by his wife, Maude Ansell Simpson; three children, Mary Alice Millward and her husband, Clarence, of Mt. Pleasant RD6, Evelyn Kunkle and her husband, Ray, of Tarrs RD3, and Edward Simpson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Simpson was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Charles Yost officiating. Interment will follow in Middle Presbyterian Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Township. 

CATHERINE RODENZ STUCHAL 

Catherine Rodenz Stuchal, of Adamsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, in Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Peter and Mildred McWilliams Rodenz. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Michael, Paul and George Rodenz; and a sister, Ann King. She is survived by her husband, Clayton G. Stuchal Sr.; a daughter, Anna Marie Miller of Jeannette; and a son, Clayton G. Stuchal Jr. of Adamsburg. Also surviving are three brothers, John and Joseph Rodenz of Adamsburg and Nicholas Rodenz of Wendel; and a sister, Margaret Perillo of Lakewood, Calif. Friends will be received at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday in the funeral home at 11 a.m. with the Rev. R. Bruce Maxwell officiating. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park. 

LILLIAN L. TEDROW 

Lillian L. Tedrow, 83, of Greensburg, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1916, in Loyalhanna, a daughter of the late Frank and Frances Belsan Kubat. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Greensburg, where she was active in the Altar Guild and had volunteered in the church nursery. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two infant brothers and 10 sisters, Anne Boehme, Mary Hacker, Emma Wellek, Rose Hoffman, Kathryn Winkler, Frances Hughes, Bertha Massimino, Agnes Cleveland, Helen Kubat and Pauline Breen. She is survived by her husband, Allen W. Tedrow; a son, Allen W. Tedrow Jr. and his wife, Dawn, of Youngwood; a daughter, Judy Humphrey and her husband, David, of Greensburg; three grandchildren, Jessica L. Humphrey, Kathleen E. Tedrow and James A. Tedrow; and a sister, Josephine Scaffardi of Latrobe. Friends will be received at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the First Lutheran Church, Greensburg, with the Rev. E. Allen Scanlon and the Rev. Craig T. Hess co-officiating. Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park. Should friends desire, memorials may be placed with the First Lutheran Church, 246 S. Main St., Greensburg.


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