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|A. KNOX BASSETT
A. Knox Bassett, 80, of Murrysville, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000. He
was born July 22, 1919, in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late James Guy and
Mary Knox Bassett. He was a retired purchasing agent for Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh,
with 42 years of service and was currently a tax consultant for Akman and
Associates PC, Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in
the U.S. Navy. He was a member and treasurer of the Newlonsburg Presbyterian
Church, Murrysville, and a member of the City Farmers Club. He is survived
by his wife, Alvira Hart Bassett; two sons, Mark E. Bassett of Pasadena,
Calif., and Ross Knox Bassett and his wife, Deborah, of Raleigh, N.C.;
a daughter, Beth Craig and her husband, Robert, of Ellicott City, Md.;
three grandchildren, Anna Bassett, Taylor Craig and Alexander Knox Craig;
and a brother, James G. Bassett and his wife, Claire, of Murrysville. Visitation
Sunday and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JOHN T. HART FUNERAL
HOME, Murrysville. A service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Newlonsburg
Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Kenneth White and the Rev. Marnie Silbert
co-officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park,
Delmont. If desired, memorials may be made to the Newlonsburg Presbyterian
ANN S. SHAK BELLOCK
Ann S. Shak Bellock, 82, of Monroeville, on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000.
Wife of the late Michael W. Dear mother of Marion E. Krul of Monroeville.
Grandmother of Maria Barie, Deborah Johnson and Lisa Zelich. Also six great-grandchildren.
Sister of Steve Shak of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and the late Paul, George and
Michael Shak. Also numerous nieces and nephews; many good and dear friends;
and special thanks to Frank LaBanz. Friends may call at GENE VAN HORN'S
FUNERAL HOME, Beatty Road at Route 48 North, Monroeville, Monday 7 to 9
p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St.
Bernadette Catholic Church Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
MARY ANN (LICCARDI) DiMIERI
Mary Ann (Liccardi) DiMieri, 81, of Wilmerding, died Friday Feb. 18,
2000. Loving and most beautiful mother of Carmella (Joe Miele) DiMieri,
Josephine (Charles) Conti and William (Lois) DiMieri. Dearest grandmother
of Carla, Angela and Jo Lynn Conti, Jennifer, Paul and Melissa DiMieri
and great-grandmother of Paul Douglas Blume. Preceded in death by husband,
Paul J. DiMieri; parents, Pietro and Angela Marie (Giordano) Liccardi;
sisters, Carmella Rocco and Victoria Bonacci; and brothers, Charles and
Frank Liccardi. Survived by her loving children, grandchildren and great-grandson.
Sister of Geraldine Diana; sister-in-law of Katie Provenzano Pollack; cousin
of Mary Olexia; numerous nieces and nephews; and caring friends. She will
live in our hearts always. Friends received at the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME
INC., 201 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. Services
in the funeral home Monday at 9 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial
in St. Jude the Apostle Church at 10 a.m.
JAMES J. GILLIGAN
James J. Gilligan, 79, of Derry, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at the
William Penn Care Center, Penn Township. He was born Jan. 30, 1921, in
Latrobe, a son of the late William L. and Mary Josephine Schwartz Gilligan.
He was retired from Latrobe Forge and Spring, and a veteran of the U.S.
Army, having served in World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph Roman
Catholic Church and VFW Post 444 of Derry. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Mary Nolfi Gilligan, in 1979;
four brothers, John, Louis, Robert and Thomas; and three sisters, Anna
Mary, Margaret and Caroline. Jim is survived by two sons, Charles J. ``James''
and his wife, Lynn, of Trafford and Patrick G. and his wife, Judy, of Latrobe;
three grandchildren, James H., Jeffrey L. and Shane P. Gilligan; a great-grandson,
Justin James Gilligan; a sister-in-law, Ann Gilligan of Latrobe; and several
nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. in the MICHAEL J. QUINLISK FUNERAL HOME INC., 548 N. Chestnut
St., Derry. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St.
Joseph Church, Derry. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Derry.
MARY GERTRUDE McCARTHY
Mary Gertrude McCarthy, 81, of Jeannette, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000,
in Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. She was born May 26, 1918, in
Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late Rudolph and Gertrude Miller Leslie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William
McCarthy; and a son, Terrence McCarthy. She was a member of the Sacred
Heart Church of Jeannette. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia McCarthy
of Jeannette; a son, Charles McCarthy of Jeannette; two grandsons, Chad
and Derek McCarthy; a great-grandson, Nathan Rathgeb; three sisters, Winifred
Visco and Hazel McAllen, both of Turtle Creek, and Betty Numar of Boca
Raton, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received
at the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette, Monday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10
a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery,
WALTER H. MORROW
Walter H. Morrow, of Delmont, formerly of Wilkins Township, on Friday,
Feb. 18, 2000. Beloved husband of Carol E. Morrow. Dear father of Nancy
Morrow Norris and her husband, Robert N., of California, Linda Morrow Choma
and her husband, John, of Cranberry Township and David H. Morrow and his
fiancee, Andrea, of Wilkins Township. Loving son of LaVogne V. Morrow and
the late Walter H. Morrow Sr. Twin brother of Jack V. Morrow and brother
of Arlene M. Rink. Grandfather of Jesse David and Ryan Hunter Norris and
Johnny Choma. Mr. Morrow retired after 43 years of service with PNC Bank.
He was past master and treasurer of Infinity Lodge F&AM #546. Masonic
service Monday at 7:30 p.m. Friends received at WOLFE MEMORIAL INC., FOREST
HILLS CHAPEL, 3604 Greensburg Pike, (412) 731-5001, Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.
ONLY and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Calvary
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wilkinsburg. Everyone please meet at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Westmoreland Hospice, 532 W. Pittsburgh St.,
Greensburg, PA 15601.
K. JOY (THOMPSON) PARISI
K. Joy (Thompson) Parisi, 70, of Wilmerding, died Saturday, Feb. 19,
2000. Daughter of the late Walter and Zarilda (Phillipi) Thompson. Beloved
wife of Joseph S. ``Joe'' Parisi. Dear mother of Toni L. Shorthouse, Linda
A. (Joe) Comunale and Michael Zoric. Grandmother of Joey and Lindsey Nelis
and Trevor Shorthouse. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Friends received
at the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, Monday
and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services in the funeral home Wednesday
at 9 a.m., followed by services in the First United Methodist Church of
Wilmerding at 10 a.m.
MARGARET M. RANDALL
Margaret M. Randall, 83, of Fairhope, Belle Vernon, died Wednesday,
Feb. 16, 2000, in Mt. Macrina Manor. She was born Sept. 11, 1916, in Pricedale,
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; three sons, William L. Randall of Littleton, Colo., James R. Randall
of England and Stephen R. Randall of Vienna, Va.; six 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 Maneto, N.C.; five brothers, Francis
McDonough of Palm Bay, Fla., David McDonough and Michael McDonough of North
Charleroi, Mark McDonough of Washington, Pa., and Thomas McDonough of Dunlevy;
two sisters, Gertrude Heaton of Houston and Ruth Kobal of Fairhope. Also
survived by 30 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Due to the flooding
in Fayette City, friends will be received at the JAMES C. STUMP FUNERAL
HOME INC., Circle Drive, Rostraver Township, Sunday from noon to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 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.
DAVID R. SEGAL
David R. Segal, of Hollywood, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 18, 2000. Beloved
husband of the late Eleanor Meyers Segal. Beloved father of Lois and Gerald
Browdie of Greensburg and Larry and Stephanie Segal of Miami, Fla. Brother
of Paul Segal, Harold Segal and Irving Segal. Beloved grandfather of Stacy
and Dan Cohen, Brian Browdie and Karen Loew, Jodi and Jamie Segal. Beloved
great-grandfather of Andrew and Maddie Cohen. Services at RALPH SCHUGAR
CHAPEL INC., 5509 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, Monday at 1 p.m. Visitation
with the family one hour prior (noon to 1 p.m.). Interment Beth Abraham
Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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 McKinley Rodenz. Besides her parents, she was preceded
in death by three brothers, Michael, Paul and George Rodenz; and a sister,
Anne Louise 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
ALBERT J. ZORZI
Albert J. Zorzi, on Friday, Feb. 18, 2000. Beloved husband of the late Olga (March) Zorzi. Father of Mildred Unterberger. Brother of the late Harry Hatfield. Also survived by three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the FINDLAY C. WYLIE FUNERAL HOME INC., 11311 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Susanna Church. Moose services will be held Sunday in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m.
DAVID C. ANDERSON
Thomas Brennan, 78, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000. He was born in Munhall, April 11, 1921. He was a retired mechanical engineer from Aerospace and was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II. He was a member of the Elks and also had been a 27-year employee of Lockheed Missiles and Space. He lived in the Pittsburgh area for 34 years. Survived by his wife, Corrine Brennan; a daughter, Nora Tryon of Benicia, Calif.; a son, Dean Brennan of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, June Paddick of Torrance, Calif.; a brother, John Robert Brennan of Bullhead City, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at PALM MORTUARY/CHEYENNE, Las Vegas, Nev., Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 1 p.m.
ANNA K. BUREAU
Anna K. Bureau, 68, of Derry, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in the Loyalhanna Care Center, Derry Township. She was born Oct. 21, 1931, in Uniontown, a daughter of the late Frank and Katherine Malinak Rolniak. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Frank. She is survived by her husband, Harry B. ``Skippy'' Bureau; three sisters, Katherine, Margaret and Mary Ann; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry, where funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Donn S. Chapman officiating. Interment will follow in Coles Cemetery, Derry.
CECILIA E. (WERNER) FLOHR
Cecilia E. (Werner) Flohr, of Carrick, suddenly Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in Saltsburg. Wife of the late George A. Flohr. Mother of the Rev. Gregory Flohr, pastor of St. Matthew Church. Visitation Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at BORON FUNERAL HOME INC., 1719 Brownsville Road, Carrick. Relatives and friends invited to attend her funeral Wednesday at 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Basil Church, Carrick, at 11:30 a.m.
LOUIE B. GAY
Louie B. ``Lou'' Gay, 67, of Honeybrook, Pa., formerly of Harrison City, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at her home. She was the wife of Charles W. Gay, with whom she shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Vernon, Texas, Lou was the daughter of Franklin Earl and Vera Phillips Burleson. She earned a B.S. in Biology from the University of New Mexico in 1958. She was a founding member and one of the first EMT volunteers for Medic One in Murrysville. She made dollhouses and was a founding member of the Augusta, Ga., Miniature Society. As a member of the Westmoreland County Obedience Training Club, she started a pet therapy program with her golden retriever, Brandy. Mrs. Gay and her husband spent the last four years traveling throughout the world. One of her favorite trips was a river cruise last spring entitled ``Holland in Bloom.'' In addition to her husband, Mrs. Gay is survived by a son, Bruce E. Gay of North Wales; a daughter, Valerie G. Bowe of Honeybrook; a sister, Linda Campbell of Pacific Grove, Calif.; and four grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to her memorial service at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the JAMES J. TERRY FUNERAL HOME, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 428 Exton Commons, Exton, PA 19341.
HELEN (GALINAC) GYENES
Helen (Galinac) Gyenes, 74, of Murrysville, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in her loving home. She was born April 6, 1925, in Saltsburg, Pa., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Anna (Bedick) Galinac. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Export. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe and John Galinac. Helen is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, John Gyenes; a son, John Gyenes of Pittsburgh; three daughters, Jean Frand of Penn Township, Bonnie Christophersen and husband, Chris, of Westport, Conn., and Doreen Brammell and husband, Rob, of Hilliard, Ohio; three brothers, Lawrence Galinac of Latrobe, William Galinac of Cleveland, Ohio, and Thomas Galinac of Mayfield Heights, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Weravetz and Dorothy Roeder, both of Arizona. In addition, Helen is survived by 14 ®MDBO¯®MDNM¯loving and well-loved grandchildren, Joe, Lauren, Joshua, and Jared Frand, Brittany, Kelsey, Erik Christophersen, Robert, James, Zsuzsa and John Gyenes and Ashley, Carla and Leslie Brammell. Family and friends will be received at the VAIA FUNERAL HOME INC. AT TWIN VALLEY, 463 Athena Drive, Delmont, (724) 468-1177, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 1 p.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Export, with the Rev. Dismas Young as celebrant. Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park. Kevin P. Altman, supervisor, in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Hlava, 73, of Miramar, Fla., passed away Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. He is survived by his loving children, son and daughter-in-law, Drew and Robin Hlava; daughter and son-in-law, Loree and Michael Gwatney; grandchildren, Michael, Tyler and Mason; and sisters, Shirley Michaels, Clara Shuster and Norma DeBois. Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at BOYD'S University Drive Chapel in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Funeral services will be held Wednesday night at 7. Graveside services will be held Thursday at noon at Vista Memorial Gardens, Miami, Fla.
WILLIAM G. LARSON
William G. Larson, 88, of Greensburg, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in
the Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant. He was born Dec. 15, 1911, in Greensburg,
a son of the late Anton and Marie Eckberg Larson. He was a member of the
First Reformed United Church of Christ of Greensburg. Prior to retirement,
he had been employed by Westinghouse Air Brake in Wilmerding. In addition
to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Anna Catherine Poole Larson;
a brother, L. Gunter Larson; and a sister, Dorothy Gault. He is survived
by a son, Lars Eric Larson of Jones Mills; a grandson, Zachary M. Larson
of Greensburg; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received
at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Tuesday
from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday
at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Edwin J. Fromm officiating. Interment will
follow in the Hillview Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be
placed with the First Reformed United Church of Christ, South Maple Avenue
at Third Street, Greensburg.
SISTER PUDENTIANA LINTNER
Sister Pudentiana Lintner, O.S.B., 86, a member of the Sisters of St.
Benedict, St. Emma Monastery, Greensburg, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at
St. Anne Home, Greensburg. Born Jan. 18, 1914, in Oberbayern, Germany,
she professed vows in 1937 in the Abbey of St. Walburg, Eichstaett, Bavaria,
and came seven weeks later to St. Vincent Archabbey and College, Latrobe,
where she worked in the bakery with her sister, Sister Praxedis, O.S.B.
In 1986, she was assigned to St. Emma Monastery and Retreat House, where
she helped in the monastery kitchen and laundry. She is survived by nieces
and nephews in Germany, and her Monastic community. Friends will be received
Tuesday from 2 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Emma Monastery and a wake service will
be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the
Fatima Chapel with burial in the Sisters' Cemetery. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Monastic Chapel Fund, St. Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey
Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601.
WILLIAM C. ROACH
William C. Roach, 51, of Youngstown, Pa., died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, in the Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born Sept. 12, 1948, in Bellefonte, a son of William A. and Mary Margaret (Shirey) Roach of Youngstown. Bill was the Youngstown Borough manager, manager of the Youngstown Municipal Authority, and president of the Youngstown Borough Council. He was a life member of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Youngstown Firemen's Social Club, the Baggaley Firemen's Club, the Hostetter Slovak Club, and the St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Youngstown. He was preceded in death by an uncle, Carl E. Shirey. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tami L. (Vance) Roach, whom he married on May 3, 1986; his daughter, Miranda J. Roach at home; his brother, Brett A. Roach; and his sister, Susanne Roach, both of Youngstown; his father and mother-in-law, Edgar and Carole Vance; and his brother-in-law, Gary Vance, all of Punxsutawney; his uncle, Warren Roach and his wife, Tanya, of Elkton, Md.; two nieces and four nephews. Friends will be received at the HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at a time to be announced. Interment will follow in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department, Youngstown, PA 15696. Members of the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department will hold services Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Ruth Rosenzweig, 88, of Murrysville and formerly of Delray Beach, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, in Cedars of Monroeville. Born Oct. 24, 1911, in McKeesport. Daughter of the late Joseph and Hannah Ilkovitz Moskowitz. Wife of the late Jacob Rosenzweig. Survived by two sons, Edwin L. Rosenzweig of La Plata, Md., and Attorney M. Samuel Rosenzweig of Murrysville; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m., where service will be held at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the JENNIFER S. JORDAN FUNERAL HOME INC., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, (412) 672-6322. Officiating Rabbi Richard Rheins. Interment Elrod Cemetery, Gemilas Chesed section. Memorial donations may made to the Westmoreland Bar Foundation, 129 N. Main St., Greensburg, PA 15601, or to a favorite charity.
RUSSELL N. VEVERKA
Russell N. Veverka, 87, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1912, in Hahntown, a son of the late Frank and Mary Sistek Veverka. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a manager of the shipping department for the Serro-Scotty Trailer Factory, Arona. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior of North Huntingdon. He was a lifetime member of the F.O.E. Aerie 1671 of Irwin and the C.S.A. Lodge of Hahntown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Veverka. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Hazel Ingraham Veverka; a daughter, Norma and her husband, Richard Truxal, of Greensburg; three sons, Ronald and his wife, Roberta Veverka, of North Huntingdon, David and his wife, Paula Veverka, of Jeannette and Richard and his fiancee, Margie Taylor, of Irwin; six grandchildren, Paula Hildenbrand, Robert Veverka, Roni Ann Johnson and Jason, Steven and Chad Veverka; a sister, Gladys Popella of North Huntingdon; and a sister-in-law, Catherine Veverka of Fairmont. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., Fifth and Oak streets, Irwin, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Mark A. Fischer, his pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the Irwin Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon.
ANN D. WARD
Ann D. Ward, 78, of Slickville, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, in the Monsour Medical Center, Jeannette. She was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Motherwell, Scotland, a daughter of the late Patrick and Sarah J. Morgan Gallogly. Her hobby was quilting, and she was a member of the quilters' club, St. Sylvester Church, and the American Legion Post 18, all in Slickville. During World War II, she served with the U.S. Army Air Force in the European theater of operations. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Ward in 1993; a son, John P. Ward in 1986; and three brothers, James, Joseph and John Gallogly. She is survived by five children, Kathleen A. Ward of Greensburg, Doreen A. Ward of Slickville, James J. Ward and his wife, Margaret, of Ayer, Mass., Mary Ann Bragg of Norfolk, Va., and Martin D. Ward and his wife, Cathie, of Hellertown; a brother, Patrick Gallogly and his wife, Betty Ann, of Mars; a sister, Mary Ward and her husband, John, of Pittsburgh; and six grandchildren, Meghan Ward, Patrick Bragg, Alanna Bragg, Kelsi Ward (for whom she was also godmother), Abby Ward, and James Ward. Mrs. Ward's family will receive friends at the JOHN L. BASH FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, (724) 468-8381, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. ®MDUL¯Funeral home hours: Tuesday 2 to 9 p.m.®MDNM¯ A parish wake service will be held in the funeral home Tuesday at 4 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Sylvester Church, Slickville, Wednesday at 10 a.m. with her pastor, the Rev. Raymond E. Riffle as celebrant. A chapel committal service and interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
MARIE HOUP DAVEY WHITE
Marie Houp Davey White, 87, of Greensburg, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, in St. Anne Home, Greensburg. She was born May 12, 1912, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Arnold and Elizabeth Shonter Houp. She was a member of St. Bruno's Catholic Church of South Greensburg. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a food service manager with the Hempfield Area School District. She was a member of the Greensburg Lioness and the Catholic Daughters of America. Marie enjoyed playing cards and was a member of various card clubs. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two husbands, Thomas R. Davey and J. Guy White; a son, Thomas R. Davey; and a brother, Arnold C. ``Dutch'' Houp. She is survived by a son, Terry A. Davey and his wife, Joan, of Greensburg; two daughters, Margaret A. Curry of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Elizabeth Jane Zumbro of Torrance, Calif.; five grandchildren, David, Dennis, and Dale Curry, Richard Zumbro, and Tiffany Davey; and a sister, Elizabeth Hanson and her husband, Ralph, of Greensburg. Friends will be received at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Wednesday from 3 to 5 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 at 10 a.m. in St. Bruno's Church, South Greensburg. Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park. Should friends desire, memorials may be placed with St. Anne Home, 685 Angela Drive, Greensburg.