|Mitchell, Dale L.
Dale L. Mitchell, 76, of Enon Valley, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001,
in the Salem Community Hospital, Salem, Ohio.
Born June 26, 1924, in East Liverpool, Ohio, a son of the late Delmar
and Mable Rosenbaum Mitchell, he retired from Armstrong World Industries
after 42 years of service. He was a member of the Bible Presbyterian Church,
Enon Valley, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae J. (Homesly) Mitchell.
He is survived by three children, Patricia and Richard Hacker, Winter
Haven, Fla.; David and Melinda Mitchell, Enon Valley, and Jonathan Mitchell
and Deanna White, Rural Valley, Pa.; two granddaughters, Michalynn Hacker
and Brittany Mitchell; two grandsons, Matthew Mitchell and Steven Kreutzer;
two brothers, James Mitchell, Darlington, and Lee Mitchell, Ellwood City;
a sister, Virginia Harper, Greenville, Pa.; several nieces and nephews,
and a very special friend, Dorothy Rankin, New Waterford, Ohio.
Friends will be received today from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. in the GABAUER
FUNERAL HOME INC. at SYLVANIA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK INC., Daugherty Township,
where a service will be conducted Monday at noon with his pastor, the Rev.
David Sutton, officiating.
Private interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Daugherty
Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the American Cancer
Noyh, John E.
John E. Noyh, 61, a resident of Florence, S.C., for 14 years, formerly
of Rochester, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning,
Jan. 31, 2001, at his residence.
Born Oct. 9, 1939, in Monaca, a son of the late John and Edna Kocienda
Noyh, he had accepted employment in South Carolina as director of maintenance
for a steel company and had been associated in Pennsylvania with the St.
Joe Zinc Corp. and the Pittsburgh Tube Co., Monaca. He was a former member
of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester, and was currently a member
of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, Florence, S.C. He served in the U.S.
Army Reserves. He had attended Geneva College, where he studied engineering.
He was a former member of the Monaca Turners, Beaver County Regatta Committee
and the St. Joe Softball League. He was a volunteer with the Meals on Wheels
Program in Florence and was a team captain for the "Christmas in April
Program" in Hartsville, S.C.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Marchak) Noyh; a daughter,
Stacey L. Noyh, Florence; a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Russell
Measel, Monaca; his mother-in-law, Frances Marchak, Beaver Falls; a sister-in-law,
Mary Marchak, San Francisco, Calif., and a niece and her husband, Cindy
and Bill Davidson, Monaca.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Lee Noyh, on May 22,
Friends will be received Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the WILLIAM
MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. A memorial Mass will
be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the St. Pudentiana Worship Site, North Rochester.
Interment will follow in St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery, Daugherty
The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the Rochester Public
Library, 252 Adams St., Rochester, Pa. 15074.
Romantine Jr., Albert G. 'Beansy'
Albert G. "Beansy" Romantine Jr., West Aliquippa, died Friday, Feb.
2, 2001, in Vencor Hospital, Oakdale, Pa.
Born May 4, 1934, in West Aliquippa, a son of the late Albert Sr. and
Anna Hansel Romantine, he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, West
Aliquippa Worship Site, and St. Titus Parish. A U.S. Army veteran, he was
a retired employee of Vulcan Steel, West Aliquippa. He was a member of
the Panthers Club and the F.O.E. 1708, both of West Aliquippa, and the
M.P.I. Club, Aliquippa.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother,
Anselmo "Sam" Romantine, on May 13, 1982.
Surviving are several aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and many good
Visitation will be held today from 6 to 9 p.m. in the MASTROFRANCESCO
FUNERAL HOME, 21st and McMinn Streets, Aliquippa, where a service will
be held Monday at 11 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11:30
a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, West Aliquippa Worship Site.
Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Center Township.
Rufft, Elwin G.
Elwin G. Rufft, 90, a Moon Township resident for the past 3 1/2 years
died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital.
Born Jan. 19, 1911, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Charles J. and
Julia (Quigley) Rufft, he was previously a resident of Scott Township for
44 years. Mr. Rufft was an automobile salesman for Dormont Oldsmobile,
now named McMinn's. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Church and the
Carrick Eagles. Many years ago, he was a streetcar conductor with the Pennsylvania
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Rosemarie Burg Rufft; a daughter
and her husband, Geraldine E. and Norman Cutway, Raccoon Township, and
two grandchildren, Christopher and Trisha Cutway.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, Thomas, Karl, Joseph, twins
Gerard and Elmer, and John Rufft.
Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 9 p.m. in the COPELAND MOON
TOWNSHIP FUNERAL HOME, 981 Brodhead Road. A Mass of Christian burial will
be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret Mary Church, with Father
John Ayoob officiating.
Private burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Pittsburgh.
Stephens, Kenneth Edward
Kenneth Edward Stephens, 54, of Aliquippa, died Thursday evening, Feb.
1, 2001, in the Beaver Valley Geriatric Center following an extended illness.
Born Jan. 6, 1947, in Braddock, Pa., a son of Edward Stephens Jr.,
Ohioview, Industry, and the late Shirley Bess Stephens, who died Sept.
18, 2000, he was an employee of Westinghouse Standard Controls Division
and Eaton/Cutler Hammer, Beaver, for over 30 years. He was a graduate of
Western Beaver High School and attended several colleges, graduating from
Geneva College with a B.A. in Business. A talented musician, he played
in several bands throughout the county in the 70's and 80's.
In addition to his father, he is survived by a daughter, Melissa Stephens,
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; an older sister and her spouse, Sandra and Richard
Milhem, Columbus, Ohio; a younger brother and his spouse, Richard and Sandra
Stephens, Beaver, and three nephews.
There will be no visitation.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Saturday, Feb. 10,
2001, at 3 p.m. in the J.T. ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 205 College Ave., Beaver.
The Rev. David A. Yoder, pastor of the Ohioview Lutheran Church, will officiate.
Friends may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society,
320 Bilmer Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205.
Veltri, Pasquale 'Patsy'
Pasquale "Patsy" Veltri, 76, of Ambridge, formerly of Hopewell Township,
died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 2, 2001.
Born May 3, 1924, in San Giovanni, Fiore, Italy, a son of the late
Biagio and Rosaria (Laratta) Veltri, he was a member of St. Titus Catholic
Church, Aliquippa. He was a self-employed hair stylist.
Surviving are his wife, Zynita "Ida" Morini Veltri; a son, Kenneth
Veltri, Ambridge; a daughter, Lisa Veltri, Hopewell Township; a sister,
Rosa Veltri Basile, in Italy; three brothers, Ignazio, Giuseppe and Antonio
Veltri, all of Alberta, Canada, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the MASTROFRANCESCO
FUNERAL HOME, 21st and McMinn Streets, Aliquippa, where a service will
be conducted Monday at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at
9:30 a.m. in St. Titus Catholic Church.
Entombment will follow in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum,