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Clark, Sylvia S. (Guzik) 
Sylvia Clark, 85, of New Sewickley Township, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 29, 2001.
Born May 15, 1915, in Aliquippa, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Nellie Hodoraska Guzik.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her huband, Jack Clark; a sister, Dorothy Kretchmar, and two brothers, Robert Garrett and Matthew Guzik.
Surviving are two sisters, Helen M. Cukale, Rochester, and Stella B. Fronko, Brighton Township; a sister-in-law, Louise Garrett, and several nieces and nephews.
All services were private.
Arrangements were handled by the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME INC. at SYLVANIA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK INC., Daugherty Township.

McCoy, Helen L. 
Helen L. McCoy, 90, of Chippewa Township, formerly of East Liverpool, Ohio, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, in the Beaver Valley Geriatric Center.
Born Sept. 12, 1910, in Georgetown, a daughter of the late Edward and Daisy Cameron Dawson, she was a member of the Georgetown Methodist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis R. McCoy, in 1984; a son, Ret. Lt. Gen. Robert P. McCoy; two brothers, John and Paul Dawson, and a sister, Lavena Beatty.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Frank Chan, Chippewa Township; a daughter-in-law, Molly McCoy, Bodega Bay, Calif., and four grandchildren, Robin and Rebecca McCoy and Catherine Decker, all in Georgia, and Michael McCoy, Redmond, Wash., and eight great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the LUTTON CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 117 Blackhawk Road, where a service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with her nephew, the Rev. Rick Dawson, pastor of the Methodist Evangelical Church, Kannapolis, N.C., officiating.
Interment will follow in Columbiana Memorial Park Cemetery, East Liverpool, Ohio.

Hill, Virginia M. 
Virginia M. Hill, 80, of Conway, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver.
Born March 18, 1920, in Fayette City, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles and Martha (Brightwell) Marshall, she was a retired glass worker from Phoenix Glass in Monaca. She was a member of the American Flint Glass Workers 512; Beaver County and Conway Senior Citizens, and had attended the Conway Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Marshall, and a sister, Elaine Moore.
Surviving are a son, James Hill, St. Petersburg, Fla.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Jack Jamison, Rochester Township, and Patty and Richard Vallecorsa, Ambridge; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Ruth Murchland, Rochester, and Sara Woods, San Clemente, Calif.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN ROCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, 502 Adams St., where services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m., by her pastor, the Rev. R. Paul Walter.
Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Daugherty Township.

Hewitt, M. Marie Gallentine 
M. Marie Gallentine Hewitt, 90, a resident of Beaver Falls for over 50 years, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, surrounded by her loving family in the Providence Health Care Center. 
Born June 14, 1910, in Mill Run, Pa., a daughter of the late Grove C. and Mary Shoaf Gallentine, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Beaver Falls. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William O. Hewitt, in August 1984; two sons, Wendell K., in December 1985, and Dwayne D., in October 2000; a sister, Audrey Gallentine, and six brothers, James, L.B., Dwayne, Robert, French and Donnie. 
She is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law, William C. and Lois, Lemont Furnace, Pa.; Phillip and Martha, Patterson Township; Sterling and Betty, Monaca; Gary and Donna, Chippewa Township; Richard, Patterson Township, and Ruthann Hewitt, Chippewa Township; two daughters and a son-in-law, Connie and Ted Brickner, Patterson Township, and Lorraine Day, Beaver Falls; 22 loving grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruth O. Miller, Connellsville; Betty Moldovan, Beaver Falls, and Beryldene Wilcox, Youngstown, Ohio; a brother, Roger Gallentine, Freedom, and several nieces and nephews. 
Friends will be received today from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 2618 Darlington Road, where a service will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald W. MacNeil of the Church of the Nazarene, New Brighton, officiating. 
Interment will follow in Beaver Falls Cemetery, Chippewa Township.

Garofalo, Martin 'Pete' 
Martin "Pete" Garofalo, 67, a resident of Aliquippa for 49 years, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, in UPMC - Beaver Valley.
Born Nov. 11, 1933, in Pacentro, Italy, a son of Rosa (Morrone-Battaglini) Garofalo, of Baden, and the late John Garofalo, he was a retired employee of LTV Steel and had been a hairdresser for 30 years. A member and usher of St. Titus Roman Catholic Church, Aliquippa, he was a board member of the Friendly Credit Union and was a member of a bowling league at Sheffield Lanes.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Angie (Costanza) Garofalo; a stepson, Earl Anthony Costanza Jr., Aliquippa; a brother and sister-in-law, Nick and Amelia Garofalo, Aliquippa; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Anna Robison and her friend, Dick, Baden, and Virginia and John Batina, Phoenix, Ariz., and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the DARROCH MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 2640 Mill St., Aliquippa, where a service will be conducted Thursday at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. in St. Titus Catholic Church, Aliquippa. 
Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery. 

Zielinske, Mary C. 
Mary C. Zielinske, 89, of Center Township, Monaca, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver, after several months' illness.
Born March 5, 1911, in Coraopolis, she was a daughter of the late William and Deila McDonald Burke. A homemaker, she was a member of the St. John the Baptist Church of Monaca.
Surviving are a son, Charles F. Zielinske, Monaca; a daughter, Frances Patricia Wimmer, Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Bill Burke, Coraopolis; six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Zielinske Sr., in 1995.
Friends will be welcome Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in BATCHELOR BROTHERS MONACA, 998 Atlantic Ave., where a blessing service will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. 
Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Monaca.

Tritt, David E. 
David E. Tritt, 62, of Big Beaver, formerly of Monaca, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver.
Born Oct. 4, 1938, in Rochester, a son of the late David A. and Thelma Carrier Tritt, he served in the U.S. Army during peacetime and was a retired screw machine operator from Westinghouse/Cutler-Hammer. He was a member of the Monaca Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Eileen Wolfe Tritt; a sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Tom Schenk, Bremerton, Wash.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Howard and Ruth Wolfe, in Delaware; Carl L. Wolfe, Middleport, Ohio; Gene and Gail Wolfe, Beaver Falls; Marlin and Emily Wolfe, Bobby and Ruth Graham, Benny and Robin Wolfe, and Penny and Gene Powell, all in Ohio; several nieces and nephews, and a special uncle, Ed Carrier, Rochester.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James F. Tritt, in 1967.
Friends will be received Friday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the LUTTON CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 117 Blackhawk Road, where a service will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. George Dran, of the Monaca Methodist Church, will officiate.
Private interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Big Beaver. 
Full military services will be conducted by the Beaver County Special Unit at 11:15 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association, 3582 Brodhead Road, Suite 104, Monaca, Pa. 15061, or the American Cancer Society, 493 Adams St., Rochester, Pa. 15074. 

Stewart, Doris F. 
Doris F. Stewart, 75, of Blair Personal Care Homes and formerly of Monaca, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver, after a short illness.
Born July 25, 1925, a daughter of the late Clyde and Alice (Finley) Stewart, she was a member of the Monaca United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Perza, and a brother, Leroy Stewart.
Surviving are a sister-in-law, Dolly Stewart, and nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Monaca United Methodist Church, 813 Indiana Ave. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made, if desired, to the church.

Steals Sr., Marvin Charles 
Marvin Charles Steals Sr., 26, of 769 Griffith St., Aliquippa, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 29, 2001.
Born March 16, 1974, he was a son of Marvin H. Anderson, Aliquippa, and the late Sharmane Steals.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Lori A. Steals; a son, Marvin Charles Steals Jr.; his stepmother, Charlene Anderson, Aliquippa; two stepdaughters, Azaria Davis and Sanara Devonshire, Aliquippa; a sister, Jamika Steals, Pittsburgh; father-in-law, Louis Causby, Aliquippa; maternal grandfather, Thomas Steals Sr., Aliquippa; paternal grandfather, Henry Anderson, Aliquippa; three sisters-in-law, Ava Sligh, Atlanta, Ga., and Faith and Jacqueline Norman, Aliquippa; four brothers-in-law, Vaughn (Andrea) Sligh, Juan (Carla) Sligh and Robert Sligh, all of Atlanta, Ga., and Donald (Tremecca) Norman, Aliquippa; six aunts, Brenda (Arthur) Gilliam, Linda Steals, Shirley (James) McIntire, Valerie (Augustus) Kyles, Jackie Steals and Annette Steals; three uncles, Rev. Thomas (Janet) Steals Jr., James (Naomi) Steals Sr. and Larry (Lisa) Steals; a niece, Tychiona Gist, Pittsburgh; special friends, Wayne Burrell, Preston Coleman Jr. and, Richard Lowe, and a host of cousins, great-aunts, great-uncles and other relatives and friends.
Marvin will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Bernice Steals; paternal grandmother, Ethel Anderson; grandmother, Rose Staton; mother-in-law, Artie Sligh; uncle, Michael "Sharkie" Steals, and cousin, Tekoa Fisher.
Friends will be received Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. in the Triedstone Baptist Church, Aliquippa, where a service will be held Saturday at noon with the Rev. James L. Cherry Jr. officiating.
Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
The SHEFFIELD ALIQUIPPA FUNERAL HOME, 920 Franklin Ave., is in charge of arrangements.

Semes, Bernard C. 'Bernie' 
Bernard C. "Bernie" Semes, 82, of Beaver, died Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 30, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver.
Born Jan. 29, 1919, in Braddock, Pa., a son of the late Joseph and Helen Hovan Semes, he had been a resident of Beaver since 1947. He retired from Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Vanport, after 40 years in customer service. He was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Beaver, where he served as an usher and was a member of the Keen Club. He was a 1938 graduate of Braddock High School and a 1942 graduate of Duquesne University. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1944 and had served as a PIAA High School football official for 15 years. He was a member of the Duquesne University Sports Hall of Fame, East Pittsburgh Sports Hall of Fame and the NFL alumni association.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth "Libby" Leary Semes; a son, James J. Semes, Moon Township; two daughters and a son-in-law, Ann Semes Lynch and Michael P. Lynch, Plum, and Mary E. "Beth" Semes, at home; a granddaughter, Kathleen Lynch, Plum; a brother, Clement and his wife, Susan Semes, West Mifflin, and a sister, Gertrude Borellis, Louisville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Semes, and three sisters, Mary Puhala, Sister M. Adeline, S.V., and his twin sister, Bernadette Lopata.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the NOLL FUNERAL HOME, 333 Third St., Beaver. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in SS. Peter & Paul Church by his pastor, Monsignor William M. Ogrodowski. 
Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the "We Care" Fund, c/o SS. Peter & Paul Church, East End Ave., Beaver, Pa. 15009, or to the Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Scholarship Fund, c/o Pittsburgh Steelers, 3400 South Water St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15203.

Rich, Patsy 
Patsy Rich, 90, of Harmony Township, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital, following a brief illness.
Born Oct. 23, 1910, in Ellwood City, a son of Tony and Antoinette Rich, he was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church of Baden. He was employed as a heater in the little mill of Armco Steel, Ambridge, for 45 years, retiring in 1972. He will be truly missed by his family and all who knew him for sharing the bounty of his gardens and the preparation of his special Italian dishes, which he shared with his family and friends.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony J. and Ellen Rich, and Patsy Jr. and Angel Rich, all of Baden; three daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Joe Verna, Merced, Calif.; Florence and Mario Mancini Sr., Pittsburgh, and Stella and Ralph Jones, Baden; 11 grandchildren, Sherry and Joey Verna Jr., Merced, Calif.; Venise Joseph, Ambridge; Malley, Tom and Christopher Branchetti, Baden; Janine Mancini, Charleston, S.C.; Mario Mancini Jr., Pittsburgh; Traci Emery, in Florida, and Greg Rich and Amanda Keene, both of Baden; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Bill Rich, in Florida, and a sister, Elsie Falarski, Hopewell Township.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Marie Noschese Rich, in 1999; four brothers, and four sisters.
A service will be conducted today at 9:30 a.m. in the JOHN SYKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. John's Church, Baden. His pastor, Father Joseph Dascenzo, will officiate.
Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Mausoleum.

Murton, Bobbie J. 
Bobbie J. Murton, 57, of Patterson Township, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, in the Oakland VA Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Born Sept. 24, 1943, in Beaver Falls, a son of the late Edna R. Depner Murton, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a retired foreman from the Babcock & Wilcox Company. He was a member of the Turners, Owls, American Legion and BPO Elks Lodge 348, all of Beaver Falls.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Patricia M. Tabay Murton; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark D. and Michele Murton, in Turkey; a daughter, Deanna M. Murton, at home; four brothers, Floyd Murton, Chippewa Township; Raymond Murton, Chicago, Ill.; Richard Murton, in Saudi Arabia, and Chris Murton, Dallas, Texas; three sisters, Norma Soisson, College Hill, Beaver Falls; Sandy Chalfant, in Arkansas, and Shirley Mellor, in Texas, and a grandson, Colin.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Murton.
Friends will be received today from 1 to 9 p.m. in the LUTTON CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 117 Blackhawk Road. A private blessing service will be held Friday.
Private entombment will be in Beaver Falls Mausoleum.

Morningstar, Carl L. 
Carl L. Morningstar, 96, of 1777 Braceville Robinson Road, Braceville, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at 5:20 p.m. in Shepherd of the Valley, Niles, Ohio. 
Born Dec. 17, 1904, in Entriken, Pa., he was a son of the late William and Margaret McCray Morningstar. He married Stella Grubb in 1935 and she passed away in April 1979. He then married Fern (Hess) Ford and she survives. 
He has lived in Southington since 1999, formerly of Maytown, Pa. He worked as a miner and a carpenter and also for J&L Steel for 15 years, retiring in 1972. He was a former member of the CCC (Civil Conservation Core) during the Roosevelt Era. He was a member of the Brothern Church in Saxton. He liked to hunt deer and small game, and enjoyed woodworking, crafts, gardening and horticulture. 
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Freida Crownover and Ketturah Ellen Morningstar, and his brothers, Charles, John, Jesse and Elvin Morningstar.
Surviving are his wife, Fern Morningstar, Maytown, Pa.; two sons, Donald G. Morningstar, Braceville, Ohio, and Cletus L. Morningstar, Austintown, Ohio; a foster daughter, Marlene Hale, Palmyra, N.J.; three sisters, Alice Ramsey, Aliquippa; Florence Everhart, College Park, Md., and Aloneda Dix, in Florida; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Messiah Lutheran Church on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at 2 p.m., where friends may call one hour prior to services.
Burial will be in Entriken Cemetery in Pennsylvania on Monday, Feb. 5, 2001.
Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Salvation Army.
The JAMES FUNERAL HOME INC., 8 East Broad St., Newton Falls, Ohio, phone 330-872-5440, is in charge of arrangements.

Mecchia, Gloria N. 
Gloria N. Mecchia, 75, of Conway, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in her residence following a lengthy illness.
Born Nov. 22, 1925, in Conway, a daughter of the late Angelo and Olga Solero Mecchia, she was retired from Spiegel's in the Northern Lights Shopping Center, Baden, where she was the Office Manager. She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Conway.
Miss Mecchia is survived by one brother, Robert Mecchia, and two sisters, Dorothy Radovic and Kathleen Landess, all of Conway, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the POLAND FUNERAL HOME INC., 901 First Ave., Conway, where a prayer service will be conducted Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Conway.
Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Freedom.

McConnell, Margaret H. Rohm 
Margaret H. Rohm McConnell, 85, of Hopewell Township, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital.
Born Aug. 24, 1915, in Independence Township, a daughter of the late Alvin Dorsey and Adda May Creese Rohm, she was a member of the New Bethlehem United Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. McConnell, in 1996, and a brother, Lester Rohm.
Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Mercadante, Moon Township, and Carolyn Doycich, Hopewell Township; five grandchildren, Gary, John and Ronnie Paul Mercadante, Lisa Danylo, and Lori Doycich, and seven great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received Friday from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN ALIQUIPPA FUNERAL HOME, 2345 Mill St. The Rev. Dr. A. Gary Angleberger, interim pastor of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, will officiate.
Private interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Lesnick, Virginia 
Virginia Lesnick, 89, of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of New York City and Beaver Falls, died January 22, 2001, in Boca Raton Community Hospital, Boca Raton, Fla.
Born April 19, 1911, in Beaver Falls, a daughter of the late Stanley and Teophilia Sadowska Lesnick, she was a retired manager from the Hilton Hotel in New York City and was a member of St. Patrick Cathedral, New York City. She was named Beaver Falls Culture Girl in 1929.
Surviving are a brother, Charles Lesnick, Beaver Falls; two sisters, Violet McCart, New Castle, and Dorothy Crowl, Stroudsburg, Pa.; four nephews, William Carver, New Brighton; Robert Crowl and William Crowl, both of Stroudsburg, and Thomas Lesnick, Beaver Falls; a niece, Virginia Craig, in California, and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley and Robert Lesnick; two sisters, Sophie Carver and Jane Cordell; a nephew, Kenneth Carver, and a great-nephew, Larry Carver.
Friends will be received Friday from 9 a.m. until time of blessing service at 11 a.m. in the LUTTON BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 1117 Fifth Ave.
Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

Landles, Edith J. 
Edith J. Landles, 80, of New Galilee, formerly of South Beaver Township, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver. 
Born July 3, 1920, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late William J. and Blanche Coleman Jordan, she was a former employee of Pittsburgh Bridge & Iron and Rockwell International. She was co-owner and operator with her husband in Joseph P. Landles General Contracting. She was an active member of Steffin Hill United Presbyterian Church and was a former Lioness with the Chippewa Area Lions Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph P. "Scotty" Landles, in 1989.
Surviving are a son, Stewart W. Landles, Center Township; a daughter, Heather Watson, with whom she resided; a grandson, Joseph Richard Landles; three granddaughters, Renee Lynn Landles, Christy Marie Landles and BreAnne Rose Landles; two sisters, Helen Smith, Monroeville, and Alice Harbaugh, in California; beloved cousins, Wesley and Dorothy Braun, Belfont, Pa., and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 6 p.m. until time of service at 8 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 2618 Darlington Road. The Rev. Judith Angleberger will officiate.
Private interment will be in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh.
Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Steffin Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2000 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010.

Komara, Steve R. 
Steve R. Komara, 79, of Crystal River, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at his home.
He was born to Anna and John Komara on Sept. 3, 1921, in Gahagan, Pa. He moved to Florida from Midland 15 years ago. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service and had also worked for the Crucible Steel Co., Midland. He was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Crystal River. He played pro baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies. A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Anthony Club. He was active in the Hospice of Citrus County Bereavement Group.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Komara, in 1999; a sister, Emma Capuano, and a brother, Rudy Komara.
Surviving are seven children, Stephen and Marian Komara, Seminole, Fla.; John and Suzanne Komara, Ruidoso, N.M.; Thomas and Rita Komara, Springfield, Va.; Bernard and Valerie Komara, Crystal River, Fla.; Pauline and James Sheey, Bellevue, Ky.; Raymond and Sandra Komara, Ormond Beach, Fla., and William and Kristi Komara, Hendersonville, N.C.; a brother, John Komara, Bayshore, N.Y.; three sisters, Jean Jenario, Hollis, N.Y.; Frances Feltington, Bayside, N.Y., and Esther Pekarick, New Hyde Park, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
The BROWN FUNERAL HOME, Highway 44 between Crystal River and Lecanto, Fla., phone 352-795-0111, is in charge of arrangements.

Kisic, Joseph 
Joseph Kisic, 82, of New Brighton and a resident of Outlook Pointe, South Beaver, for the past four years, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in The Medical Center, Beaver. 
Born April 5, 1918, in Bolivar, Pa., a son of the late Joseph and Barbara (Voljak) Kisic, he retired in 1980 from the Burroughs Corporation/Unisys, where he was a field engineer. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict and a member of American Legion Post 19 and Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, both of New Brighton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Marie Kisic, in September 1994, and three brothers, John, Michael and Charles Kisic.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Eugene and Nancy Kisic, Daugherty Township; four grandchildren, Gregg Kisic, Highspire, Pa.; Leigh Ann Kisic, Brighton Township; Wendy and her husband, Vince Farelli, Daugherty Township, and Bryan and his wife, Laura Kisic, South Beaver Township; six great-grandchildren, Amanda, Brittany, Zachary, Nicholas, Dylan and Jacob; a brother, Edward Kisic, Beaver Falls, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the J&J SPRATT FUNERAL HOME, 1612 Third Ave., New Brighton, where prayers will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Father James R. Orr officiating.
Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, New Brighton.
Vigil prayers will be held Friday at 7:15 p.m. in the funeral home.

Kaurich, Joseph 'Joso' 
Joseph "Joso" Kaurich, 63, a lifelong resident of Aliquippa, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at his residence.
Born Nov. 17, 1937, in Aliquippa, a son of the late Janko and Mary Kaurich, he was a member of St. Titus Catholic Church, Aliquippa, and the Croatian Fraternal Union. He was retired from J&L Steel and recently retired from Ogden Aviation.
Surviving are a brother, Stephen Kaurich and his wife, Julie, Center Township; a sister, Anna Parker, Akron, Ohio; three nieces, Christine DiBenedetto and her husband, James, Aliquippa; Gloria Anderson and her husband, Tom, West Grove, Pa., and Joyce Crumbo and her husband, Ron, Alexandria, Va., and a godson, James C. DiBenedetto, Aliquippa.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Kaurich.
Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the DARROCH MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 2640 Mill St., Aliquippa, where a service will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Titus Church.
Interment will be in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery. 

Kalabokes, Paul 
Paul Kalabokes, 82, of Ambridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in the Atrium Nursing Home, Robinson Township.
Born May 26, 1918, in Ambridge, a son of the late Chris and Pauline Kalabokes, he owned and operated Cal's Body Shop, Ambridge. He was a member of the Ambridge Youth Association, the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, and was an active member in various church organizations. He was a U.S. Marine World War II veteran where he received the Purple Heart. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Kalabokes, on May 3, 1999; a daughter, Evonne Kalabokes Blazier; three brothers, George, Nick and Peter Kalabokes, and two sisters, Dolores Mangos and Affie Kalabokes.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory and Cathy Kalabokes, Harmony Township, and Chris and Vicki Kalabokes, San Rafael, Calif.; five grandchildren, Lisa, Sarah, Rachael, Andrea and Katherine Kalabokes; a great-grandson, Matthew; a brother and sister-in-law, Dino and Angie Kalabokes, in Virginia; three sisters-in-law, Florence, Kathryn and Jenny Kalabokes, all of Ambridge, and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. 
Friends will be received today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the PAUL E. BOHN FUNERAL HOME INC., 1099 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge. Additional viewing will be held Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at 11:15 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, followed by a service at 11:45 a.m. with the Rev. Father Elias Katras officiating. 
Interment will follow in Economy Cemetery. 
Trisagion service will be held today at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. 
The Beaver County Special Unit will conduct full military rites at 12:30 p.m. at the cemetery. 

Hudin, Katherine A. 
Katherine A. Hudin, 84, of Beaver Falls, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in the Providence Health Care Center, Beaver Falls.
Born Nov. 14, 1916, in North Side, Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Ignatius and Theresa Sohar Srmeg, she was a clerk for the J.C. Penney Company, retiring in 1978, and a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Beaver Falls.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve M. Hudin, on May 20, 1986; a daughter, Dolores Hudin; four sisters, Theresa Srmeg, Barbara Cupac, Mary Podnar and Goldie Ivicek, and a brother, Pete Srmeg.
Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Victor Borghi, Beaver Falls, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received today from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the SPRATT FUNERAL HOME, 1901 Seventh Ave., BEAVER FALLS. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church, Divine Mercy Parish, Beaver Falls, with the Rev. Donald R. Bischof, her pastor, officiating.
Interment will follow in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery, New Brighton.

Hinkle-Brubaker, Beulah M. Wright 
Beulah M. Wright Hinkle-Brubaker died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, in St. Margaret's Nursing Home, Verona, Pa.
Born June 11, 1903, in Saxton, Pa., a daughter of the late Roland and Mary Wright, she had been a resident of Saxton, Pa., Rockton, Pa., and in recent years Penn Hills. She was a member of the Monroeville Assembly of God. She was the owner of Hinkle's Grocery Store in Saxton and was a graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Nursing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hank Hinkle, in 1951; her second husband, Chester Brubaker, in 1992; a daughter, Thelma Righi; a granddaughter, Cynthia Snavely Green, and a brother, Jesse Wright, Sewickley.
Surviving are three daughters, Betty DiCiccio and her husband, Joe, Industry; Doris Villa, Monroeville, and Donna Miller and her husband, Harold, Baltimore, Md., and 11 grandchildren, Dr. R.W. Shaffer, Bellingham, Wash., and Boise, Idaho; Ralph Ed Shaffer, Industry; David Shaffer, Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; Craig Villa and Connie Ainsworth, both of Monroeville; Cathy Stewart, Lower Burrell; Nancy Wilhelm and Sharon Glasser, both of Mount Airy, Md., and Harold, Glenn and Brice Miller, all of Baltimore, Md. She is also survived by a sister, Gladys Yeamons of Saxton and Chambersburg.
Friends were received Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SOXMAN FUNERAL HOME LTD., Roth Chapel, 7450 Saltsburgh Road, Monroeville, Pa., where services were conducted Thursday evening at 8 p.m., by her pastor, the Rev. James Leake.
Interment took place Friday at 1 p.m. in Plum Creek Cemetery. 


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