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Peter Belic, 88, of Rochester Township, died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, in the Beaver Valley Geriatric Center, Brighton Township. Born June 2, 1910, in Johnstown, Pa., a son of the late Stanley and Petra Belic, he was a retired bricklayer from St. Joe Minerals, Potter Township. He was a former 25-year member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Rochester, and was a member of Local 8183, United Steelworkers of America. Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Yolanda M. Furgiuele Belic; five sons and a daughter-in-law, Peter Belic, San Antonio, Texas; Ronald and Ann Belic, Enon, Ohio; Donald Belic, Tampa, Fla.; David Belic, in Ohio, and Michael Belic, Holiday, Fla.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Charlotte Lenore and Ronald Bigler, Austin, Texas, and Pamela Sue Powers, Clearwater, Fla., and a brother, Adam Suzeivich, McKeesport. He will be fondly missed by his 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Lorenzo, Gladys Brlecti and Ann Otto, and a brother, Steven Suzeivich. Services were held Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. The Rev. Wayne Gillespie, assistant pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church, officiated. Entombment followed in Sylvania Hills Mausoleum. 

Bernard V. Borman, 83, of Baden, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, as a result of injuries he and his wife, Thelma, sustained from an automobile accident. Born May 24, 1915, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Vincent and Alice Becker Borman, he was a retired employee of Armco Steel Corporation, Ambridge. He was a member of the Baden United Methodist Church, past member of the Baden Fire Department, the Beaver Valley Barber Shop Chorus, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving with the 290th Field Artillery Observation Battalion in Europe. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma, and three sisters, Alice McKee, Florence Miskovich and Lorraine Borman. Surviving are two sons, Bernard Borman and his wife, Rosemarie, Birmingham, Ala., and Gary Borman and his wife, Becky, Youngstown, Ohio; a brother, Vincent Borman, Quincy, Mass.; a sister, Audrey Borman, Avalon; one granddaughter, two grandsons and one great-granddaughter. A memorial service will be held today at 4 p.m. in the Baden United Methodist Church, State Street, with the Rev. James Decker officiating. Interment will be in Sylvania Hills Cemetery, Daugherty Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the Baden United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. The MATTER-TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 1133 Church St., Ambridge, is in charge of arrangements. 

Thelma R. Borman, 78, of Baden, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, as a result of injuries she and her husband, Bernard, sustained from an automobile accident. Born Sept. 5, 1920, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Christian and Nellie Rome Hufnagle, she was a member of the Baden United Methodist Church. Surviving are two sons, Bernard Borman and his wife, Rosemarie, Birmingham, Ala., and Gary Borman and his wife, Becky, Youngstown, Ohio; one granddaughter, two grandsons, and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Hufnagle. A memorial service will be held today at 4 p.m. in the Baden United Methodist Church, State Street, with the Rev. James Decker officiating. Interment will be in Sylvania Hills Cemetery, Daugherty Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the Baden United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. The MATTER-TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 1133 Church St., Ambridge, is in charge of arrangements. 

George M. Crail, 76, of Butler, passed away at 8:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in the Evergreen Nursing Home, after an illness. Born March 18, 1922, in Ford City, Pa., a son of the late Charles Murray and Adelaide (Salkeld) Crail, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marines having served in World War II. He retired from the custodial department of the Butler Intermediate High School in 1986. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and served on the church council. For over 30 years, he was one of the pioneers in the lay ministry in Southwestern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. When on the Athletic Commission, he coordinated the building of softball fields on Camp Lutherlynn Grounds. After serving two years as president of the Fellowship, he received the Monsignor Glenn Award for his service to the people of Butler County. He had been manager of the Butler Floor Co. and Logan Nortan Paint Co. and later was associated with insurance and securities. He was a 1940 graduate of Ford City High School and attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon). He was a member of the Butler Toastmasters, past president of Meridian PTA, and served two terms as president for the YMCA Good Friday breakfasts. Surviving are his wife, Martha J. (McLaughlin) Crail, whom he married June 24, 1944; two daughters, Mrs. Jane E. Shearer, Scottdale, Pa., and Mrs. John E. (Barbara) Craven Jr., Pittsburgh, and a grandson, Daniel Guziak, with whom he made his home. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the YOUNG FUNERAL HOME, 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler. A service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Thomas Pierotti officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates. 

Nazareth J. DeMarco, 83, of Monaca, died Friday morning, Feb. 19, 1999, in the emergency room of The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Jan. 16, 1916, in Rochester, a son of the late Vito and Carmella Chinicci DeMarco, he was a laborer, having worked at the former North Star Transfer (barge hauling and railroad hauling company), Monaca. A veteran of World War II, he was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, having won two Purple Hearts in the Normandy campaign and a Bronze Star for bravery. He was also a member of the Monaca American Legion. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Guy DeMarco; a sister, Florence Gecina, and a grandson, Michael Oresto James DeMarco, on Jan. 16, 1993. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Helen C. (Soos) DeMarco, whom he married June 23, 1945; two sons and a daughter-in-law, James and Patricia DeMarco, Monaca, and Paul DeMarco, Oakland, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and William Bittner, Baltimore, Md.; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John and Celia DeMarco, Vanport, and Joseph DeMarco, Monaca; three grandchildren, Kelly Ann Margetts, Paul Joseph DeMarco and Nathaniel James DeMarco, and two great-grandchildren, Michael and Bradley Margetts. Friends will be welcome today from 2 to 7 p.m. only in BATCHELOR BROTHERS MONACA, 998 Atlantic Ave., where services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Eugene DeMarco will officiate. Entombment will follow in Campbell's Williamsburg Mausoleum, Beaver Falls Cemetery. Full military honors will be provided by the Beaver County Special Unit. 

Helen (Budinko) Drositis, 92, of Aliquippa, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in UPMC - Beaver Valley. Born May 23, 1906, in Austria - Hungary, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Budinko, she was a member of Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church, Aliquippa. Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Tom Drositis Sr.; a son, Tom Drositis Jr., Aliquippa; a daughter, Sophie Deutsch, Tamarac, Fla.; her grandchildren, Helen and Ronald Benaquisto, Hopewell Township; Christine and Steve Sabo, Virginia Beach, Va.; Carolyn DiGiandomenico, Aliquippa, and Trefen and Jeanine Drositis, Hopewell Township, and nine great-grandchildren, Dawn, Ronnie, Ryan, Kevin, Alan, Leah, Dillon, Damon and Derek. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WAYNE N. TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa, where a service will be conducted Monday at 12:30 p.m., followed by an additional service at 1 p.m. in the Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church, Aliquippa. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum. Trisagion (blessing service) will be held today at 3:45 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Giovanna (Guido) Gagliardi, 98, of Glenwood Avenue, Ambridge, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in her home. Born Oct. 12, 1900, in Amantea, Italy, a daughter of the late Luigi and Antonia Ianni Guido, she was a resident of Ambridge for the past 78 years. She was a member of the Good Samaritan Parish, Ambridge; the Christian Mothers of Good Samaritan and the LaVittoria Lodge 968 of Ambridge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francesco Gagliardi, in 1957; a son, Samuel Gagliardi, in 1935; a daughter, Rosina Gagliardi, in 1920; seven brothers, Jiacomo Guido, Vince Guido, Domenic Guido, Jack Guido, Salvatore Guido, Francesco Guido and Rocco Guido. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Orlando (Gigs) and Ruth Gagliardi, Ambridge, and Samuel and Patricia Gagliardi, Baden; a daughter and son-in-law, Rose and James Beck, Baden; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Debra and Ralph Strano, in Kentucky; James and Susan Beck, Baden; Joann and Anthony Gennaro, Hopewell Township; Frank and Cindy Gagliardi, in Oklahoma; Joni Gagliardi, Ambridge; Sandra and Ed Eckle, John and Diane Gagliardi, and Ann and Edward Allison, all of Pittsburgh; 15 great-grandchildren and good friends, Catherine Spinelli, Ambridge, and Dorothy Morelli, Pittsburgh, and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the JOHN SYKA FUNERAL HOME, 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge, where a service will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Good Samaritan Parish, Christ the King Worship Site, with her pastor, Father James Kunkel officiating. Burial will follow in the parish Cemetery, Bell Acres. The Christian Mothers and the Ladies Guild of Good Samaritan Church will recite the rosary today at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Betty (Debosh) Iacobucci, 74, of Aliquippa, died unexpectedly Thursday evening, Feb. 18, 1999, in UPMC - Beaver Valley, Aliquippa. Mrs. Iacobucci was born May 10, 1924, in Aliquippa, and was a daughter of the late Joseph and Ann (Kalapos) Debosh. She was a member of St. Titus Roman Catholic Church, Aliquippa, where she served as a Eucharistic minister and was a volunteer of numerous church activities. She was also a member of the Altar and Rosary Society, Confraternity of Christian Mothers, where she served on the executive board for many years, and the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Woodlawn 565. Mrs. Iacobucci is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Helen Iacobucci, Pittsburgh, and Edward and Kelly Iacobucci, Falls Church, Va., and two daughters and a son-in-law, Maryann Iacobucci, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Theresa and John Heid, Gibsonia, Pa. In addition to her children, she is survived by five loving grandchildren, Elizabeth, Melissa, Anthony, Dominick and William. She is also survived by a sister, Ann Debosh, and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Joseph and Irene Debosh, and John Debosh, all of Aliquippa; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dominic A. Iacobucci; a daughter-in-law, Olga Iacobucci; a sister, Mary Sakal, and a brother, Andrew Debosh. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the MASTROFRANCESCO FUNERAL HOME, 21st and McMinn Streets, Aliquippa, where a service will be conducted Monday at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. in St. Titus Catholic Church, Aliquippa. Entombment will follow in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum, Hopewell Township. The St. Titus Confraternity of Christian Mothers and the C.D. of A. will recite a rosary today at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Mica Janosevich, 73, of Aliquippa, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in UPMC - Beaver Valley. Born June 5, 1925, in Yugoslavia, she was a member of St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church and the St. Elijah Circle of Serbian Sisters. Surviving are her husband, Vitomir Janosevich; a son and daughter-in-law, Danilo and Lana Janosevich, Coraopolis; a daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Mark Kohlhepp, Kingston, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Jonathan and Bruce Kohlhepp, and Danilo Jr. and Colette Janosevich, and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WAYNE N. TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa, where a service will be conducted Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by an additional service at 10 a.m. in St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, Aliquippa. Interment will follow in the church Cemetery, Hopewell Township. Pomen (blessing service) will be held today at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Dr. William Kerr, of Middletown, Conn., formerly of Monaca, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at his home. Dr. Kerr had recently retired as Provost of Wesleyan University. He was associated with this university for most of his professional life. He was a graduate of Princeton University and received his doctoral degree from Harvard University. He was born on June 19, 1923. William Kerr was a son of Dr. and Mrs. Clarence W. Kerr. Dr. Clarence Kerr was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Monaca and was instrumental in the construction of the present church facilities. There will be a memorial service at Wesleyan University on Friday, Feb. 26, 1999. Interment will take place in the family plot in Greenfield, Ohio. 

Jennie Onesta Kinlock, 72, a lifelong resident of Moon Township, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in Sewickley Valley Hospital. Born May 27, 1926, in Leetonia, Ohio, a daughter of the late Louis and Josephine (Yankello) Onesta, she was a homemaker and a member of St. Margaret Mary Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Kinlock; a grandson, Joey Kinlock; three sisters, Rosie Carrioti, Caroline Stokes, and Lena Stokes, and a brother, Tony Onesta. Surviving are four sons and their wives, John L. and Laverne Kinlock, West Aliquippa; Joseph J. and Cathy Kinlock, Rochester; James M. and Renate, in Germany, and Jerrold A. and Carol Kinlock, Sacramento, Calif.; a sister, Margaret Nester, Mars, Pa.; two brothers, Joseph Onesta, McKees Rocks, and Bill Onesta, in California; 16 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. in the COPELAND MOON TOWNSHIP FUNERAL HOME, 981 Brodhead Rd. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret Mary Church with her minister, the Rev. Father John Ayoob, officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. 

Catherine R. Kubia, 87, formerly of Ambridge, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in Warner Robins, Ga. Born March 14, 1911, in Madera, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Victoria Doleshetsky Russin, she was a member of the Ambridge United Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Kubia Jr., in 1988. Surviving are a son, John Kubia III, Warner Robins, Ga.; a daughter, Anne Victoria Hetler, Benicia, Calif.; two brothers, Pete Russin, Monaca, and Alexander Russin, Philadelphia, Pa.; a sister, Olga Russin, Centerville, Ga.; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the MATTER-TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 1133 Church St., Ambridge, where a service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Mausoleum. The family suggests donations be made, if desired, to the Hospice of Houston County, 2066 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, Ga. 31093. 

Stephen G. Lokey, 81, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Beaver Falls, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, in Harborside Health Care of Clearwater Nursing Home, Clearwater. Born April 16, 1917, in Spangler, Pa., a son of the late George Sr. and Mary Simsack Lokey, he was a mail carrier for the Beaver Falls Post Office and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Mary Sebastian Lokey; two sons, Stephen G. Lokey Jr., Clearwater, Fla., and George Lokey, Coraopolis; two grandchildren, Christopher and Patricia Lokey, Coraopolis; four brothers, and four sisters. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 14th Street and Eighth Avenue, where prayers will be conducted Monday at 9:20 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Church, Chippewa Township, celebrated by the Rev. Father Harry R. Sangl. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Chippewa Township. 

Memorial services were held Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, in St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Struthers, Ohio, for Clem "Bo" Migliore, age 68, who died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, after a long illness. He was born in Midland, Pa., and moved to Ohio 32 years ago. He was a 1948 graduate of Midland High School. Surviving are five sons, Thomas and Gregory, both of Columbus, Ohio; Dr. David and Dr. Terrance, both of Dover, Ohio, and Matthew, Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters, Miss Dionne Migliore and Ms. Michelle Gallagher, both of Struthers, Ohio; three brothers, Angelo, Beaver Falls; Anthony, Beaver, and Jim, Midland; five grandchildren, and two aunts, Mrs. Jeana Vilsack and Josephine Ranelli, both of Midland. Arrangements were handled by the CLEMENTE-McKAY FUNERAL HOME, 700 Fifth St., Struthers, Ohio. 

Isabella Musser, 80, of Vanport, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, at 7 p.m. in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Oct. 23, 1918, in Webster, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Nelson Sr. and Isabella Stinogle Douglass, of Elizabeth, Pa. Surviving are her husband, James Musser, Vanport; two daughters, Mrs. Gene (Marilyn) Downey, Vanport, and Mrs. Betty Workman, Lincoln, Neb.; three sons, Melvin T. Wakefield (Ruth), Georgetown; Robert Wakefield (Donna), Rochester, and Joseph Wakefield (Jennifer), Vanport, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Isabella is also survived three sisters, Mrs. Grace Douglass Pierce, Monongahela, Pa.; Mrs. George (Margaret) Robbie, Monaca, and Mrs. Ralph (Sylvia) Motter, Monaca, and six brothers, Mr. Nelson Douglass Jr., Elizabeth, Pa.; Mr. Raymond (Eleanor) Douglass, Newport News, Va.; Mr. Robert (Mae) Douglass, Port Richey, Fla.; Mr. Samuel (Ruth) Douglass, Pittsburgh; Mr. Charles (Grace) Douglass, Spring Grove, Pa., and Mr. Leonard (Carole) Douglass, Clairton, Pa. There was no visitation or services, although a private memorial service was conducted for family only at the Community Hall, Van Buren Homes, Vanport, Pa., on Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that friends or relatives donate to a favorite charity in her name. 

Julia A. Neel, 86, a lifelong resident of Coraopolis, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in Sewickley Valley Hospital. Born Aug. 11, 1912, in Groveton, Pa., a daughter of the late John C. and Theresa (Hennel) Almacy, she was formerly employed by Moon Area Schools, Silks and Tweeds, and the Adele Shop. She was a member of Neville Island Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen D. Neel, in 1966. Surviving are a daughter and son and their spouses, Judith and Dave Roth, Moon Township, and Glen and Rose Neel, Freedom; four grandchildren, Debra Roth, Judy Manios, Glen Neel, and Kelly Nau; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth (John) Bundy, Moon Township; two sisters-in-law, Lena (Ted) Almacy, Annapolis, Md., and Sharon (Edward) Almacy, Coraopolis, and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the COPELAND CORAOPOLIS FUNERAL HOME, 867 Fifth Ave., where a funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Barry Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Coraopolis Cemetery. 

William E. "Packy" Paquet Sr., 69, of South Beaver Township, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, at his residence. Born Nov. 18, 1929, in McDonald, Pa., a son of the late Alphonse and Sylvia Behling Paquet, he worked in the seamless pipe division of Armco Steel for 38 years and was a driver for the Beaver County Times. He was a member of St. John's Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, Ambridge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Roy Paquet. Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Phyllis E. (Hendricks) Paquet; three sons and daughters-in-law, William E. Jr. and Lisa Paquet, Hastings, Minn.; David C. and Lynn Hopkins, Ellwood City, and Stacey S. and Dawn Hopkins, Masury, Ohio; four grandchildren, Jilliane and Steffanie Paquet, and Samantha and Brody Hopkins; a brother, Edward Leon Paquet, McDonald; a sister, Vera Hill, McDonald, and numerous nieces and nephews. A private family visitation was held. CAMPBELL'S CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME was in charge of all arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Beaver County Heart Association, Beaver Valley Professional Building, Suite 104, 1260 Brodhead Road, Monaca, Pa. 15061. 

Hazel L. "Bicky" Park, 73, of Rochester Township, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born June 8, 1925, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Alvin and Maude Riggleman Nagle, she was a retired employee of the Kmart store in Rochester, and was a member of the Rochester Womens Civic Ten Pin Bowling League. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Harold "Ted" Park; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ted and Ruth Park, Rochester, and Ronald and Kathy Park, Brighton Township; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Thelma Nagle, Philadelphia, and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Madeline Fahr, Baltimore, Md., and Isabelle and Richard Porter, Philadelphia. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN ROCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, 502 Adams St., where a service will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m., by the Rev. Robert T. Singleton. Private interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park. 

Robert M. Peck, 80, of Baden, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in Allegheny General Hospital, following a brief illness. Born June 14, 1918, in Midland, a son of the late Arcadia and Christine Brynda Petkovich, he resided in Baden for over 40 years. He was employed as an insurance consultant with Metlife Insurance Company for 23 years, retiring in 1980. He served with the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II aboard the U.S.S. San Juan in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He was a graduate of St. Veronica High School and attended Wake Forest College on a football scholarship. A former president of the board of both Ambridge and Baden-Economy school districts, he was the former owner of the Green Village Tavern, Rossiter, Pa. He was a former member of the F&AM Thistle Lodge No. 900 Empire State; a former member of the Clover Lodge IOOF No. 34, and chief patriarch of the Ambridge Encampment. He was also a former member of Hartman's Deep Valley Golf Course for 30 years and was an active member of the Baden United Methodist Church. Surviving are his loving wife, Anita Foster Peck, to whom he was married for 46 years; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert M. Jr. and Shari Peck, Los Angeles, Calif.; a daughter, Heather L. Bialorucki, and a grandson, Brett R. Bialorucki, both of Audubon, Pa.; a brother, Jack Peck, Industry, and a sister, Ann Vezmar, North Hills, Pittsburgh. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael M. Peck, in 1968, and a sister, Mary Sela, in 1998. There will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at 2 p.m., in the Baden United Methodist Church with his pastor, the Rev. A. James Decker, officiating. Bob's family suggests that memorial donations be made, if desired, to the Baden United Methodist Church, State and Dippold Avenues, Baden, Pa. 15005. The JOHN SYKA FUNERAL HOME, 833 Kennedy Dr., Ambridge, is in charge of arrangements. 

Elizabeth J. Provence, 91, of Beaver Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Aug. 7, 1907, in Beaver Falls, a daughter of the late Thomas and Clara Furnival Farrall, she was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, Beaver Falls. She was preceded in death on July 30, 1997, by her husband, Robert E. Provence, whom she married Aug. 1, 1929. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Nick (Shirley) Camp, Freedom, and Mrs. Robert (Phyllis) Daniels, Silver Lake, Ohio; two granddaughters, Christine Bennett, in Indiana, and Kayla Pobboravsky, in Louisiana; a great-granddaughter, Caroline Bennett, and a great-grandson, Patrick Bennett. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Pobboravsky, on Jan. 9, 1994; a brother, Alfred Farrall; two sisters, Eva Ritchie and Edith Campbell, and a grandson, Mark R. Daniels, in May 1992. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the LUTTON BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 1117 Fifth Ave., where services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Chris Ciampa, of the Beaver Falls United Methodist Parish, will officiate. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Big Beaver. 

Donald David Semonik, 56, fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a brief but very courageous battle with leukemia. He was the first-born son of John D. and Helen Pehon Semonik and was employed as the assistant manager of the Red Lobster Restaurant, Reading, Pa. for a period of 10 years, retiring in 1994. After living in Reading with his wife, Margaret Mary, they moved back to the Ambridge area eight months ago. He was an avid cook and worked as a head chef in several local restaurants in the area. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Mary Dzatko Semonik; two brothers and their wives, John N. and Carole Semonik, Harmony Township, and Gerald and Ellen Semonik, Economy; a sister and her husband, Patricia and John G. Yeager, Ambridge; three nephews, Matthew and wife Julya Semonik, San Diego, Calif.; a godson, Paul Semonik, and James Semonik, both of Harmony Township; two nieces, Lori Semonik, Economy, and a goddaughter, Paula Yeager, Harmony Township. Friends will be received today and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the JOHN SYKA FUNERAL HOME, 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge, where a service will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at 9 a.m, followed by a funeral service at 9:30 a.m. in St. John Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, Ambridge, with his pastor, The Rev. John P. Gido, officiating. Interment will be in Economy Cemetery. A panachida service will be conducted Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Joseph S. Skof, 77, of 115 Shady Dr., Lemont, Pa., and formerly of Aliquippa, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in his home. Born May 15, 1921, in Burgettstown, Pa., a son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Rujnak Skof, he was a 1939 graduate of Burgettstown High School and a 1944 graduate of Penn State with a Masters in Education. He was a retired school teacher and principal for the Potter and Center Township schools in Beaver County. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, State College, Pa., and was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. Surviving are his wife, Virginia Flack Skof, whom he married in 1993; five sons, Thomas J. Skof, Aliquippa; Mark Skof and George Skof, both of Tulsa, Okla.; Paul Skof, Anchorage, Alaska, and James Skof, Bremen, Germany; two sisters, Barbara Murzi and Louise Gianfrancisco, both of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, John Mczak, Tahoe, Nev., and Mark Scof, Tampa, Fla., and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death in 1991 by his first wife, Mildred A. Bertovich Skof, whom he married in 1949. There will be no public visitation. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. with Father Martin D. McCamley officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Bellefonte, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the American Cancer Society, Centre Unit, 123 South Sparks St., State College, Pa. 16803. 

William D. Teasdale, 85, of Beaver Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born June 27, 1913, in Brownsville, Pa., a son of the late William H. and Maude Gue Teasdale, he retired in 1974 after 34 years of service as a steelworker at the Babcock & Wilcox Company. A past fire chief of the West Mayfield Fire Department, he was a past president of the Beaver County Fire Chiefs, and was a member of Beaver Falls Elks 348; Beaver County Senior Citizens; Beaver County C.O.R.P. Club, and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). He attended the College Hill United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and J.C. Teasdale. Surviving are his wife, Mildred E. Fletcher Teasdale; two sons, William B. Teasdale, Rochester, N.Y., and Donald W. Teasdale, Rochester, Pa.; a daughter, Linda L. Phillips, Verona, Pa.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and four sisters, Ruth Turner, Medina, Ohio; Mildred Haregsin, Cleveland, Ohio; Winona Vey, Pittsburgh, and Jane Haregsin, Cambridge Springs, Pa. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 14th Street and Eighth Avenue, where a service will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Edward Schoeneck officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the College Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 313, 3423 Eighth Ave., Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010. The Beaver Valley Club of Retired Persons will conduct a service today at 4 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Norman Howard Toliver, 48, of Sewickley, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, in Sewickley Valley Hospital. Born Nov. 27, 1950, in Rochester, he was the son of the Rev. Jezreel Toliver and the late Leevy Howard Toliver, who died in October 1979. A graduate of Aliquippa High School and a 1947 graduate of Benedict College, Columbia, S.C., he was a systems analyst for CBS/Westinghouse Corp. An active member of the Triumph Baptist Church, Sewickley, he served as an organist and sang in the male chorus, ensemble, and voices. He was also the financial secretary, a member of the trustee board, and a former teacher and assistant superintendent of the Triumph Sunday school. Surviving are his wife, Nadine Denise Hauser Toliver; a son, Nathan Lamar, Coraopolis; a daughter, Narissa Lynn, at home; his father and stepmother, the Rev. Jezreel and Edna Toliver, Monongahela; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Joyce and Delvert Palmer, and Hope and Reuben Fuller, all of Aliquippa; Judith T. Neely, Hyde Park, Ill. and Lydia M. Toliver, Chesapeake, Va.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Lawrence and Eleanor Toliver, Charlotte, N.C.; Douglas and Phyllis Toliver, Pittsburgh, and David and Pamela Toliver, Sewickley; his mother-in-law, Viola Hauser, and his father-in-law and his wife, Alton and Lola Hauser, all of Aliquippa; two sisters-in-law, and a brother-in-law, Constance and George Gaskins, and Marjorie Phillips, all of Aliquippa; a brother-in-law, Alto Hauser, in Ohio, and a host of aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and friends. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the RICHARD D. COLE FUNERAL HOME, 328 Beaver St., Sewickley. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Triumph Baptist Church, Sewickley, with the Rev. Greg Giles officiating. Burial will be in Sewickley Cemetery, Sewickley. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the American Kidney Foundation. 

Anne Elizabeth Ulizio, 78, of Erie, Pa., formerly of Midland, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in the St. Vincent Health Center, Erie. Born Feb. 24, 1920, in Wellsville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Samuel and Josephine Pozderac Krall, she was a member of St. Blaise Parish, Midland. Surviving are her husband, Renaldo Ulizio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Cliff Hoydic, Erie; Elaine and David Huntt, Riverdale, Ga., and Anna and Gregg Eicholtz, Big Bear Lake, Calif.; a son and daughter-in-law, Renaldo Jr. and Doreen Ulizio, Ventura, Calif.; a grandson whom she raised, Chris, and his wife, Jeanne Ulizio, Burgettstown, Pa.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Louise Pilchard and Mary Marangoni, both of Vanport. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHWERHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 600 Beaver Ave., Midland. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Blaise Parish, Midland Worship Site, with the Rev. Dennis Bradley, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery. A vigil prayer service will be held in the funeral home today at 7:30 p.m. by the parish members. 

Amie Elizabeth Sarson Willy, 29, of Beaver Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in Sewickley Valley Hospital after an extended illness. Born May 12, 1969, in Sewickley, a daughter of Joel E. and Nancy Pearce Sarson, Crescent, Pa., she had been employed as a medical assistant with the Sewickley Medical Association. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her son, Joshua Mason Willy, age 3; her maternal grandmother, Mabel W. Pearce, Sewickley; a sister, Jill L. Colussy, Mars, Pa., and a niece, Jenna Blake Colussy. A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the RICHARD D. COLE FUNERAL HOME, 328 Beaver St., Sewickley, with the Rev. Katherine Clark officiating. Interment will be private. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made, if desired, to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, 586 Aiken Ave., Suite 202, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15232.


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