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Cronin
Margaret R. Cronin, 79, of Monroeville died Nov. 16, 2002.
She was born in Pitcairn.
Mrs. Cronin was a retired secretary with Forbes Regional Hospital.
She was a member of Eastern Star and McGinnis Presbyterian Church in Pitcairn.
Surviving are her husband, David Cronin; her children, Grace Witkowski, Mary Gardner, David Cronin and Margaret DeLuca; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Gene H. Corl Funeral Home, Monroeville.
A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Corl Chapel with the Rev. Howard Newman officiating.
Interment will follow at Blairsville Cemetery.

Damask
Margaret E. Damask, 89, of Monroeville died Nov. 14, 2002.
Born in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Travis and Bessie (Miller) Long.
She was a member of North American Martyrs Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Damask; and a son, Henry A. Damask.
Surviving are four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Soxman Funeral Homes.
A service was held at North American Martyrs Church.
Interment was at Good Shepherd Cemetery.

Hauck
Jackie (Goddard) Hauck, 90, of Murrysville, formerly of Monroeville, died Nov. 16, 2002, at Forbes Regional Hospital.
She was born in Maryville, Tenn..
Mrs. Hauck was the former past president of Monroeville Women’s Garden Club.
She was active in Monroeville United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Thomas Hauck Sr.; her sons, David and Thomas Hauck Jr.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Gene H. Corl Funeral Home.
A service was held at Monroeville United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Morse officiating.
Interment was at Marchand Cemetery.

Madjerich
Celia Madjerich, 89, of Kingman, Ariz., died Nov. 8, 2002.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Madjerich.
Surviving are her children, Dorothy “Dottie” Madjerich of Kingman, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends were received at Wm. O. Pearce Funeral Home.
Interment was at Grandview Cemetery, North Versailles.

Yothers
Ralph W. Yothers, 84, of Pitcairn died Nov. 17, 2002.
He was a retired operations officer with the 145th Unit, Air National Guard.
A retired major in the Air Force, he served during World War II with the Army Air Corps, flying 112 missions over central Europe, the Aleutians, Normandy, Northern France and Germany.
He was a member of Trafford Gun Club, National Rifle Association and American Legion Post 256.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Nancy (Petrocelli) Yothers; his children, Nancy Lapcevich of Monroeville and her husband, George; and six grandchildren.
Friends were received at Alfieri Funeral Home in Wilmerding, where a service will be held at 9 a.m. today (Wednesday), followed by celebration of Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Michael’s Church. 

D’Amore
Steven R. D’Amore, 45, formerly of Grove City, died Nov. 21, 2002.
Born in Grove City, he was the son of Mead D’Amore and the late Mary Lou D’Amore.
Mr. D’Amore was a physical therapist.
Besides his father, Mr. D’Amore is survived by his sister, Carol Price; and brother, Terry D’Amore.
Private arrangements were handled by Gene H. Corl Funeral Home.

Foyle
Virginia Louise Foyle, 82, of Penn Township died Nov. 12, 2002, at William Penn Care Center.
Surviving are her daughter, Judith Shaw of Penn Township; sisters, Edna Kastner, Katherine Doyle and Jeane Blank; three grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Wm. O. Pearce Funeral Home.
Interment was at Penn-Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.

Johnston
Edwina V. Johnston, 87, of Pitcairn died Nov. 20, 2002, at Forbes Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Johnston was formerly involved as a Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader and as a teacher in Bible School.
She enjoyed traveling and was a former member of White Shrine and Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Johnston.
Surviving are her children, Dr. Norman Wilson Johnston of Perrysburg, Ohio, Dr. Jon James Johnston of Nevada City, Calif., and Jan Edwina Johnston of Pitcairn; sisters, Althea Conforti, Lois Lange and Lorna Small Johnston; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Wm. O. Pearce Funeral Home in Pitcairn. Interment was at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Ridgeway.

Ramey
Raymond V. Ramey, 70, of Churchill died Nov. 11, 2002.
Mr. Ramey was a retired teacher and administrator with Gateway School District.
He also was the owner of Community Hardware in Monroeville and Vurl’s Farm Supply in Montrose, Colo.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Ramey; his children, Stephen Ramey of Blooming-ton, Ind., and Raymond Ramey of Sewickley; his stepsons, Ronald Maderas Jr., Keith Maderas, Cynthia Roche, Brian Maderas and Karen Turner; sisters, Dorcas Vaughan and Gail Beales; and four grandchildren.
Friends were received at Wolfe Memorial Funeral Home. 

Bozich
Patricia A. Bozich, 33, of Monroeville died Nov. 29, 2002.
She was the daughter of Ernest and Josephine (Kubla) Bozich of Plum.
Ms. Bozich was a self-employed accountant with her father from 1991 to 1998 at E. J. Bozich Co.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her sister, Mary Jo Armstrong of Erie and her husband, Will; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends were received at Alfieri Funeral Home.
Mass was celebrated at St. Colman Church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Forbes Hospice, 6655 Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bridigum
Helen E. Bridigum, 88, of Penn Hills died Nov. 20, 2002, at Pines of New Market in New Hampshire.
Born Jan. 11, 1914, in Altoona, she was the daughter of William and Cora Mae (Johnson) Fasick.
Mrs. Bridigum was an executive secretary for State Farm Insurance.
She was a member and past president of Monroeville Mod Quads Square Dance Club, mother adviser of Order of Rainbow for Girls, worthy matron of Order of the Eastern Star No. 103 and royal matron of Order of the Amaranth.
Surviving are her husband, John Bridigum of the Pines of New Market; her daughter, Janie Billings and her husband, Phillip; a brother, William Fasick; and five grandchildren.
Friends were received at Good Funeral Home in Altoona.
Memorial contributions are suggested to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368.

Monroe
Gordon J. Monroe Sr., 77, of North Braddock died Nov. 21, 2002.
He was a retired fire truck driver in North Braddock and a life member and 44-year volunteer with North Braddock VFD No. 2.
During World War II, he was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne in the European Theater.
Mr. Monroe was a member of Wilkins Township VFW, Disabled American Veterans and AOH in Monroeville.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Dorothy (Murphy) Monroe; his children, Robert of North Braddock and James Monroe of North Versailles; sisters, Grace Clemente, Gladys Tongue and Peg Hamilton; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home.
Interment with military honors was at Good Shepherd Cemetery.

Nigro
Eileen (Perry) Nigro, 85, of Monroeville died Nov. 29, 2002, at Beverly of Monroeville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Nigro.
Surviving are her children, Renee McConnell of Pitcairn and Michele Maynard of Houston, Texas; brother, Tony Perry; and two grandchildren.
Friends were received at Wm. O. Pearce Funeral Home.
Interment was at Cross Roads Cemetery.

McWhinney
Deborah A. McWhinney, 47, of Pitcairn died March 17, 2003.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William McWhinney.
Surviving are her father, Joseph Mayger of North Braddock; friend, John Hoyman; brother, Ronald Griser; sister, Cathy Stevenson; two children; six stepchildren; and 12 grandchildren.
Friends were received at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home.
Interment was at Churchill Cemetery. 

Adams
Frank M. Adams, 84, of Monroeville died March 25, 2003.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret (Mears) Adams.
Surviving are his wife, Lois “Sam” Adams; his sons, Frank Arizona and Todd Adams; daughters, Bonnie Beal of Bellevue, Beth Flynn of Johnstown, Margaret Simpson of Florida and Becky Moore of North Hills; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Gene Van Horn Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Society of Autism, 500 G Garden City Drive, Monroeville, PA 15146.

Dixon
Robert L. “Pete” Dixon, 59, of Pitcairn died March 27, 2003, at Forbes Regional Hospital.
He was the son of Rose Dixon and the late Harold Dixon.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Clara (Dailey) Dixon; daughter, Hannah Dixon; and stepsons, Jack and Jason Fetter.
Friends were received at Wm. O. Pearce Funeral Home. Interment was at Restland Memorial Cemetery.

Mayer
Jewel Elizabeth Mayer, 80, of Monroeville died March 29, 2003.
Surviving are her husband, Louis Robert Mayer; daughter, Linda Margaret Matz of Cranberry; sister, Arie Panczyk; and a grandchild.
Monroeville Jobe Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Children’s Hospi-tal of Pittsburgh Foundation, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2583.

Nelson
Alice E. Nelson, 77, of Monroeville, formerly of Swissvale, died March 27, 2003.
Ms. Nelson retired in 1987 from Union Switch and Signal.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, David Nelson and Robert Nelson.
Surviving are her sister, Ruth Nelson; and nieces and nephews.
Friends were received at Wolfe Memorial Funeral Home. A service was held at South Avenue United Metho-dist Church in Wilkinsburg with the Rev. Robert Wilson officiating. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to South Avenue United Methodist Church.

Waddell
Col. Linda Sue (Stryker) Waddell, USAFR, 46, died March 27, 2003.
Formerly of the East Suburbs, she was the daughter of Jean Stryker and the late Richard Stryker.
Surviving are her husband, Russ Waddell; her children, Russ and Scott Waddell; brother, Richard Stryker Jr.; and sister, Betsy Miller.
A memorial service was held at Grace Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Va. Arrangements were handled by Advent Funeral Service, Falls Church, Va.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Reading For the Blind and Dyslexic of Metropolitan Washington, 5525 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Suite 312, Washington, D.C. 20015.

Figenbaum
The Rev. Ernest Figenbaum Jr., a resident of Plum for 25 years, died Nov. 18, 2002, in Leesburg, Fla.
The Rev. Figenbaum celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination in June 2002. He served parishes in Burlington, Mass., and Venetia, Monroeville, Murrysville and Brighton Heights.
He retired from Westinghouse Electric Co. in 1991.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Eleanor; a son, E. Karl Figenbaum III of Exton; three daughters, Janet Hammill of Williamstown, Mass., Nancy Davies of New Brighton and Sandra Shedwick of Crafton; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial Eucharist will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday, April 19, at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Monroeville with the Rev. Les Martin conducting the service and Canon Richard Davies of the Diocese of Pittsburgh assisting.
His ashes will be placed in the Columbarium at St. Martin’s in Monroeville.

Moore
Edward M. Moore, 77, of Monroeville died April 5, 2003, in Phoenix, Ariz.
Born in Pittsburgh, he was a retired engineer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Moore.
Surviving are his children, Edward Jr., Stephen F., April, Dale and Kimberly Moore; his sisters, Mary Moore and Mable Ward; a brother, William G. Moore; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. this Friday, April 11, at Gene H. Corl Funeral Chapel in Monroeville. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday, April 12, at St. Bernadette Church. Interment will be private.

Vecchio
Mark Vecchio, 45, of Monroeville died April 2, 2003.
A 1975 graduate of Gateway High School, he had his own Nationwide Insurance agency in Monroeville when he was only 21 years old.
He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Tecky Murray Vecchio of Satellite Beach, Fla.; two sons, Christopher Vecchio of Monroeville and Anthony Vecchio of Bluffton, S.C.; two brothers, Edward Vecchio and his wife, Erin, of Penn Hills and Joseph Vecchio of Satellite Beach; a sister, Diane Beresford, and her husband, Mark, of Monroeville; and nine nieces and nephews.
Friends were received at Jobe Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. in Monroeville. Mass was celebrated at North American Martyrs Church in Monroeville.
Memorial contributions can be made to Vecchio Children’s Fund, c/o Jobe Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 3961 Monroeville Blvd., Monroeville, PA 15146.


 

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