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Margaret M. "Peg" Bittner, 85, of the Franciscan Manor, Beaver Falls, formerly of Rochester, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Nov. 16, 1913, in Rochester, a daughter of the late Frank Patrick and Bertha Monroe, she was a retired department manager with the Fishers Big Wheel Department Store. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Rochester; Elizabeth Circle of the church; Beaver County Charlies Angels; Rochester Woman's Club; Naomi Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, and was a volunteer with the Beaver County Red Cross. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Bittner, in 1993; a sister, Louise Monroe, and a brother, John Monroe. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Robert M. and Susan Bittner, Brighton Township; a grandson and his wife, Michael R. and Denise Bittner, Atlanta, Ga.; a granddaughter and her husband, Kelly S. and F. William Johnson, Raleigh, N.C.; two great-grandsons, David Michael Bittner, Atlanta, and William Brenden Johnson, Raleigh; a brother, Willis Monroe, in Florida; a beloved niece and nephew, Ruth and Frank Richter, Beaver Falls, and beloved friends, Grace and Jim Lewis, Rochester Township. Friends will be received Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. The Rev. Wayne Gillespie, assistant pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church, will officiate. Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Mausoleum. The family suggests memorial contributions be made, if desired, to the Grace Lutheran Church, Adams Street, Rochester, Pa. 15074. 

Robert George Bruehl Jr., 77, of Chesterfield County, Va., passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999. A native of Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Robert George Sr. and Mamie Ploppert Bruehl. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired electrical engineer and general maintenance supervisor with the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. He was a Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge 283. He is survived by his wife, Jane H. Bruehl, and a daughter, Margaret Ferguson, and her husband, John, of Chester, Va. He was the loving grandfather of Tiege Robert Ferguson and Kyleigh Elizabeth Ferguson. The family will receive friends from noon until the time of service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in the Chesterfield Chapel of the J.T. MORRISS & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3050 West Hundred Road, with Monsignor Michael Shmeid of St. Augustine's Catholic Church officiating. 

Florence V. Eriksson Gibson, 88, of Clinton, died Thursday morning, Feb. 25, 1999, in the Ohio Valley General Hospital. Born Nov. 12, 1910, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Bernice and Sadie Younger, she retired from the Homestead Valve Co., Coraopolis. She was a member of the Hebron Presbyterian Church. Surviving are her husband, Samuel J. Gibson; a daughter and son-in-law, Arlene and Cecil Long, Clinton; a stepson, Samuel Gibson, Hampden, Mass.; a sister, Jean Yolton, Flagler, Fla.; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Eriksson, and a son, Ronald Erikkson. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WHARTON-HERRICK FUNERAL HOME, 951 Cliff Mine Road, Imperial, where services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Patricia Deeter, of the Hebron Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. Jeffrey Long, of the Eureka United Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery. 

John D. Golasz, 92, a lifelong resident of Moon Township, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in the Mariner Health Care Center of West Hills. Born June 15, 1906, in Groveton, Pa., he was a son of the late Peter and Ann Sech Golasz. Mr. Golasz retired in 1986 from Pittsburgh Des Moines with 40 years of service in plant maintenance, and later was a custodian and night watchman for Gilmary School. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Church. Surviving are his beloved wife, Ella (Yadrich) Golasz; two sons and their wives, Joseph and Nancy Golasz, and Peter and Carol Golasz, all of Moon Township; a brother, Paul Golasz, in Florida; four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the COPELAND MOON TOWNSHIP FUNERAL HOME, 981 Brodhead Road. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Margaret Mary Church, with Father John Ayoob officiating. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. 

Sandra Ann Gourley, 63, of Hookstown, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, in the Trinity East Hospital, Steubenville, Ohio. Born March 28, 1935, in Aliquippa, a daughter of the late Irvin and Grace (Hobbs) Retallic, she was a member of the Baha'i faith. Surviving are her husband of 44 years, James D. Gourley; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gregory Gourley, Lancaster, Pa., and Daniel and Diana Gourley, Coraopolis; three daughters and a son-in-law, Jillane Persi and Jamie Boyd, both of Hookstown, and Bonnie and Jon Capelli, Mount Joy, Pa.; eight grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Rondele and Doug Todd, Raccoon Township, and a brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Linda Retallic, Fairhaven, Mass. A service will be conducted today at 11:30 a.m. in the WAYNE N. TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Daugherty Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Suite 146, Des Plaines, Ill. 60018-4110. 

Melvin Dutch Graham, 86, of Pulaski Township, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Aug. 30, 1912, in Cranberry Township, a son of the late Harvey A. and Rose Dambach Graham, he was a member of the Marion Hill Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, and was a lifetime member of the Marion Hill Sportsman Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Graham, and a brother, Richard D. Graham. Surviving are a son, Robert K. Graham, Rochester; a sister, Frances G. Graham, Parchment, Mich.; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Robert H. and Theda Graham, North Sewickley Township, and John A. and Emeline Graham, Ellwood City; close friends, Baney and Tambra Willis, Rochester, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME INC. at SYLVANIA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK INC. Mr. Graham will lie in state Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. in the Marion Hill Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. His pastor, the Rev. James Krouse will officiate. Private interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Inc., Daugherty Township. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the ARC Beaver County Chapter Inc., 1260 North Brodhead Road, Monaca, Pa. 15061. 

Laura File Larson died suddenly in Laurel, Md., on Dec. 30, 1998. Born Nov. 27, 1916, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, and daughter, Mildred Clark. Surviving are a son, Robert, Moon Township; daughters, Lynnea Roehrich and Becky Witek, both of Laurel, Md.; five grandchildren, and a brother, Donald File, Houston, Texas. A memorial service was held in the FLECK FUNERAL HOME, Laurel, Md. Burial will be in Sylvania Hills. 

William M. "Beetle" Lonnett, 81, of Beaver Falls, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. He was retired from Babcock and Wilcox Tubular Products in the Hot Finish Department. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Lonnett. Complete arrangements will be announced in Sunday's Times by the CAMPBELL'S BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 14th Street and Eighth Avenue, Beaver Falls. 

Lottie (Ginand) Massoud, 89, of Aliquippa, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Sept. 9, 1909, in Lebanon, a daughter of the late Habib and Tafond Sarkis Ginand, she was a homemaker and a resident of Aliquippa for 70 years. She was a member of St. Titus Roman Catholic Church, Ailquippa; Maryknoll; Lebanese Club, and the Lebanon Mirdites League. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tofic Massoud, and 12 brothers and sisters. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony G. and Lelia Massoud, Dayton, Ohio, and John A. and Mary Ann Massoud, Raccoon Township; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Edward Klak, Ambridge; Elizabeth and Nicholas Williams Jr., Freedom, and Maria C. and Thomas A. Venanzio Sr., Aliquippa; 14 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received today 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 Saturday 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. 

Albert H. McMinn Jr., 71, of 1008 Seventh Ave., Beaver Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999. Surviving is a sister, Dorothy McMinn, of Beaver Falls. His body was donated to the Human Gifts Registry. 

James M. Neely, 110, a resident of Rochester for the past four years and formerly of Mississippi, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Sept. 10, 1888, in Shubutu, Miss., a son of the late Plez and Hester Isabell Neely, he was a graduate of the Tuskekee Normal School. He worked in maintenance for 40 years and was retired from the Masonite Corporation and Attorney Quitman Ross. He was formerly employed by the Barnum & Bailey Circus as a musician and Louis Armstrong. He was a member of the Stewards Board; was a Second Alley A.M.E. Union Steward, and a member of the N.A.A.C.P. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kennedy Armstrong, and a son, Charles Neely Jr., of Chicago. Surviving are two sons, James Neely, in Illinois, and Jonnie Barnes, in Mississippi; three daughters, Quendolyn Neely, in Illinois; Dorothea Barnes, in Pennsylvania, and Linda Dixon, in Mississippi; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. A song and prayer service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at his residence. Cremation will be at East Suburban Crematory, Rankin, Pa. The PERCY E. LAW JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., Wilkinsburg, Pa., is in charge of arrangements. 

James Lewis Patterson, 72, of Beaver, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver, following an extended illness. Born July 3, 1926, in Slippery Rock, Pa., a son of the late Lewis Clinton and Hazel Moore Patterson, he was a resident of Beaver for the past 39 years. He retired in 1985 as a supervisor at LTV Steel, Aliquippa Works, after 32 years of service. He was Presbyterian by faith and served in the 9th U.S. Army in Central Europe and the Rhineland during World War II. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Shirley Shannon Patterson; a son and daughter-in-law, Dean James and Paige Corley Patterson, Secaucus, N.J.; a grandson, Paul James Patterson; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Mrs. Ruth Elaine Ryder, Grove City, Pa., and Nina and Richard Gaugler, Oklahoma City, Okla., and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the J.T. ANDERSON JR. AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 205 College Ave., Beaver, where a service will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery. Friends may, if they 

Rose Marie Corsi, 77, of Hopewell Township, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in UPMC - Beaver Valley. Born July 12, 1921, in Charleroi, Pa., a daughter of the late Nicole and Grace Trone, she attended St. Titus Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julio Corsi, in 1965; four brothers, Charles, Joseph, Michael and Anthony Trone, and a sister, Teresa Nero. Surviving are a son, John Corsi, and a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Thomas Pflug, all with whom she resided; four grandchildren, John and Nicole Pflug, Valerie Eaton, and Christina Corsi; five great-grandchildren, Trevor, Shawnna, Rachel, Jessica and Kyle, 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 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery. 

Jesse E. Edmunds, 77, of Economy, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital, after an extended illness. Born Oct. 31, 1921, in Callery, Butler County, a son of the late Howard W. and Mildred Spencer Edmunds, he retired from LTV Steel, Aliquippa, on May 9, 1983, after 35 years of service and was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Ridge Road, Ambridge. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II from Aug. 4, 1942, to Oct. 21, 1945. During this time, he served in Africa, Germany, Italy, and France and attained the rank of Corporal of the Battery D 214th Anti-Aircraft Artillary Battalion. He received the Good Conduct Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with six Bronze Stars. He reinlisted in the United States Army for a second time in 1946 and served as Staff Sergeant until 1949. An avid lover of music, Jesse was an accomplished guitarist who played the bass guitar in Mad Anthony's band and in several clubs in the area. He also enjoyed volunteering his time and talents at local nursing homes. Surviving are his wife, Violet Cafrelli Edmunds; a son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Philomena Edmunds, Aliquippa; four grandchildren, Brian, Chris, Melissa and Elizabeth; a brother and sister-in-law, Howard and LeVerne Edmunds, Eastvale, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Belle Bull and Betty Gerazounis, and three brothers, Leroy, Melvin, and Robert Sr. Edmunds. Friends will be received Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME INC. at SYLVANIA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK INC., where a service will be conducted Wednesday at 10 a.m. Pastor Robert Fitzpatrick and Pastor Anthony J. Schneck will officiate. Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum Inc., Daugherty Township. Full military rites will be provided by the Beaver County Special Unit. 

Clifford Wallace Herron, 80, of North Sewickley Township, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in his residence. Born Nov. 6, 1918, in Fallston, a son of the late Roy and Mary Lucas Herron, he was a former employee of the Townsend Co., and was a retired employee of the Babcock & Wilcox Co., with 25 years of service. Having served in the Army Infantry, Mr. Herron Was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Margaret Bonomo Herron; a son and daughter-in-law, Clifford and Joyce Herron, North Sewickley Township; a daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and Paul Jagodich, New Brighton; four grandchildren, Kim Janectic, Beaver Falls; Stacy Janectic, Aliquippa; Stephanie Pyle and husband, Timothy, Beaver Falls, and Clifford Brent Herron, Beaver Falls; a sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Lionel Turcotte, in Florida; two nieces, and a nephew. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Brewer, and a niece, Hazel Mele. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. in the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME INC. at SYLVANIA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK INC., Daugherty Township. Barb Linko will officiate. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Inc., Daugherty Township. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to St. Gregory's Hospice, 300 S. Walnut Lane, Suite 310, Beaver, Pa. 15009. 

Nola Ruth Ketterer, 65, of 7461 Big Beaver Blvd., Wampum, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at 2:20 a.m. in The Medical Center, Beaver, of cancer. Born Nov. 27, 1934, in New Brighton, a daughter of the late Earl F. and Ethel M. Alberth Ketterer, she was employed as a secretary for 15 years at Queen of Heaven Roman Catholic Church, Koppel, and was a receptionist for 20 years at H.& R. Block Co., Chippewa. She was a member of Queen of Heaven Church, where she taught C.C.D., was a past officer and member of the Christian Mothers, and was a member of the choir. She was also a member and past officer of the D.C.C.W. She enjoyed reading and flower gardening. She is survived by a sister, Iris Jean Ketterer, with whom she resided. There will be no visitation. A memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at 7 p.m. in Queen of Heaven Church with the Rev. Joseph Lemp officiating and the Rev. Andrew Ketterer assisting. 

William M. "Beetle" Lonnett, 81, a lifelong resident of Beaver Falls, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Aug. 15, 1917, in Beaver Falls, a son of the late Frank and Rosina Barbara Lonnett, he retired in 1981 from the hot finish department of the Babcock & Wilcox Co., with 42 years of service. He was a member of Local 1082, United Steel Workers Union; Divine Mercy Parish, and a past member of the Sons of Italy, Beaver Falls. He had been very active in Beaver County sports for many years and played for the Valley Giants football team. He played softball in the B&W League; played mushball, basketball and baseball, and belonged to the Delmars. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, William Frank Lonnett; three brothers, Charles, Louis and Anthony Lonnett, and two sisters, Mary Carvelli and Florence Riddel. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Virginia Dare Pichara Lonnett; three daughters and a son-in-law, Susan Lonnett, Largo, Fla.; Virginia "Kiki" Bailey, Beaver Falls, and Mrs. Francis (Deborah) Miklavic, Beaver Falls; five granddaughters, Jackie Monza, Beaver Falls; Mrs. Larry (Christina) Williams, Pinellas Park, Fla.; Suzanne Lonnett, Largo, Fla.; Mrs. Daniel D.J. (Virginia Jeanine) Kirkpatrick, New Galilee, and Nicole Leigh Miklavic, Beaver Falls; a brother, Joseph Lonnett, Brighton Township; a great-granddaughter, Kacie Danielle Kirkpatrick, New Galilee, and several nephews and nieces. Friends will be received today from 2 to 9 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 14th Street and Eighth Avenue, where prayers will be recited Monday at 9:20 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in the Divine Mercy Parish, St. Mary's Worship Site. The Rev. Father Donald Bischoff will celebrate the Mass. Entombment will follow in Campbell's Williamsburg Chapel Mausoleum, Chippewa Township. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Divine Mercy Angel Fund, 604 10th St., Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010. 

Alexander Walter Mann, 86, of Jonestown, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in his sleep. The last sibling of Thomas and Bertha Mann, he was a resident of Aliquippa for 60 years prior to moving to Jonestown. While in Aliquippa, he was employed at the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company and the Aliquippa Golf Course. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Teddy. Surviving are his daughters, Marilyn Mann, Jonestown, Texas; Janice Mann Hallisey, Streamwood, Ill.; Joyce Mann Costanza, Canton, Mich.; Carol Mann Bridges, Jonestown, Texas, and Cheryl Mann Hardin, Hurtsboro, Ala.; 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Mann willed his remains to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions may be sent, if desired, to the American Heart Association or the charity of one's choice. 

Tony J. Marzlak, 84, of Crescent Township, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in Allegheny General Hospital. Born Dec. 26, 1914, in McKees Rocks, a son of the late Anton and Frances Cavlovic Marzlak, he was a retired employee of the Seamless Tube Department of LTV Steel, Aliquippa. He was a member of St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, Crescent Township; C.F.U. American Serbian Club; Crescent Township Volunteer Fire Department, and the Allegheny County Chiefs Association. Surviving are his wife, Pauline Fabec Marzlak; a son, Ralph Marzlak, Washington, D.C.; a daughter, Bonnie Marzlak, San Francisco, Calif., and a sister, Cathryn Swartz, Crescent Township. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Marzlak. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WAYNE N. TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced in Monday's Times. 

Robert R. Pardue, 62, of Raccoon Township, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Feb. 28, 1936, in North Wilkesboro, N.C., a son of Ray F. Pardue, Raccoon Township, and the late Hattie M. Pardue, he was a retired teacher and Director of Guidance for the South Side Area School District, where he worked for 30 years. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association Inc. In his leisure time, he enjoyed reading, movies, cooking and traveling. Surviving are his wife, Emma K. (Trdina) Pardue; a brother, Frank Pardue, Cocoa Beach, Fla., and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the JOSEPH M. SOMMA FUNERAL HOME, 5405 Steubenville Pike, Moon Run, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, where a service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Center Township. 

Virginia Freed Mullins Parker, 68, of Columbia, Tenn., fomerly of Homewood, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, after a battle with cancer. Born July 10, 1930, in Homewood, Pa., she was a member of the Homewood Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, in 1990, and her father, Sherman Freed in 1970. Surviving are her dear mother, Mary E. Abert, Homewood; four sons, Charles Mullins, in Florida; Harold Mullins, New Galilee; Robert Mullins, and Johnny Mullins, in California; a daughter, Bonnie, Slippery Rock, Pa.; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, John Freed, Beaver Falls; Delmar and Viola Freed, Homewood, with whom Mary resides; William and Sandy Freed, Clearwater, Fla., and George and Joyce Freed, New Castle, and several aunts and uncles. A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 4, 1999, at 11 a.m. in the Homewood Methodist Church, First Avenue. 

Homer Boyd Potts, 65, of Hookstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver, following a lengthy illness. Born April 10, 1933, in Hookstown, a son of Wilda Boyd Potts, Hookstown, and the late Howard C. Potts, he was a retired employee of the former Colt Industries, Midland. He attended the Hookstown Free Methodist Church and was a Charter Member of the Hookstown Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Beaver Valley Historical Society and a former member of the South Side Area School Board and the Hookstown Boro Council. Surviving are his wife, Joyce Fetty Potts; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce H. and Jody Potts, Brighton Township; Steven L. and Sandy Potts, Georgetown, and Brian H. and Margie Potts, Chester; two daughters, Ursula M. Potts, in Alabama, and Mrs. J.D. (Elizabeth A.) Halulko, Dallas, Texas; 10 grandchildren, and two brothers, Jack Potts and Milton (Bunk) Potts, both of Hookstown. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WELCH FUNERAL HOME, Hookstown, where a service will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Wilmer J. Olszewski. Interment will be in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Hookstown. 

George E. Rollinitis, 79, of Aliquippa, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in UPMC - Beaver Valley. Born April 4, 1919, in Bentleyville, Pa., a son of the late Peter and Virginia (Rutkosky) Rollinitis, he worked in the accounting department of the Aliquippa Works, Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. He was a member of the Aliquippa Salvation Army, where he served as treasurer and Sunday school teacher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. Surviving are a son, George D. Rollinitis; a daughter, Carolyn Rollinitis; five grandchildren; a nephew, John E. Roulanaitis; a niece, and a very close friend whom he treated as a daughter, Phyllis Duesenberry, Aliquippa. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN ALIQUIPPA FUNERAL HOME, 2345 Mill St., where a service will be held Monday at 11 a.m., by Capt. Robert Coles of the Salvation Army. Interment will be private. 

Betty Senik, 81, of 102 Edgewood Rd., Economy, passed on to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999. A daughter of the late James and Grace Shaffer McCaffrey, she was a member of the Pinehurst Christian Missionary Alliance Church. She was a retired cafeteria worker from the Baden, Economy, and Ambridge school districts. She was also a member of Harmony Manechor and the Ambridge American Legion auxiliary and was a Pennsylvania State School Retiree. Surviving are her former husband, Joseph Senik; a son and daughter-in-law, James L. and Sue Holman, Economy; three grandchildren, Holly Lynn Kozak, Heide Sue Holman, and Sharon L. Holman, and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Kitty Ludwig, Mildred Holman, and Ruth Mecklin. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the KENNETH E. HARE FUNERAL HOME, 500 Park Rd., Ambridge, where a service will be conducted Monday, March 1, 1999, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Andrew Ketterer, her pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Economy Cemetery. 

Stephen T. Siget Sr., 70, of Rochester, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in Rochester Manor. A son of Mildred Vuynovich Siget, of Rochester, and the late Ivan Siget, he was a retired foreman with Conrail and was a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Stella Gurski Siget; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Terry Siget, Industry, and Daniel and Rita Siget, Chippewa Township; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Ellen and John Fioravanti, Bedford, Texas; Diana and Sam Colalella, Georgetown, Ky., and Lori Gula, Ohioville; eight grandchildren, Jennifer and Lindsey Fioravanti, Nicole Livingston, Sharon Colalella, Stephen and Melissa Siget, and Selena and Frank Gula; a great-grandson, Nathaniel Hoffman; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Dorothy Siget, Conway, and Michael and Sophia Siget, Center Township; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Diana and Roy Bigler, Murrysville, Pa., and Mary Ann and Verdane Brown, Rochester Township; a sister-in-law, Helen Siget, Rochester, and a brother-in-law, Norman Kurhansky, Industry. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Siget, and a sister, Dorothy Kurhansky. 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 prayer service will be conducted Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery. A Christian wake service will be held today at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Elizabeth "Betsy" Bissell Smilek, 59, of 344 Mt. Vernon Dr., Ellwood City, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in her residence. Born March 1, 1939, in New Brighton, a daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth Culley Bissell, she was raised in Beaver. She was a 1957 graduate of Beaver High School; graduated from Geneva College with a degree in Elementary Education, and received her first Master's degree in Guidance Counseling from Slippery Rock University. She later received her Principal's degree from Westminster College. She taught gifted classes in the Riverside School District; later taught at the Marion School, and most recently at the Riverside Primary Center, until taking a sabbatical leave. Along with her husband, she was the co-owner of Steele Print, Ellwood City. She attended Calvin Presbyterian Church, Ellwood City. Surviving are her husband, Arthur W. Smilek; a daughter, Christin Smilek, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald W. and Mary Smilek, Severn, Md.; a brother, Arthur Bissell, Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Cheryl Bissell, Edgewater, Md., and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, F. Phillip and Olive Smilek, North Sewickley. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME, Sixth Street at Park Avenue, Ellwood City, where a service will be conducted Monday, March 1, 1999, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Robert P. Hines Jr., of the Calvin Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery, North Sewickley. 

Elsie R. Steiner, 72, of Beaver Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in the Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in South Beaver Township. Born May 30, 1926, in Beaver Falls, a daughter of the late William J. and Anna M. Slavik Steiner, she attended the College Hill United Methodist Church. A graduate of the Providence Hospital Nursing School, she was a registered nurse and anesthetist at The Medical Center, Beaver, until her retirement in 1988. She was a member of the Providence Hospital Alumnae Association and a former member of the Sweet Adelines. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Anna W. Steiner, on Dec. 25, 1991. Friends will be received Monday 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 funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Edward A. Schoeneck officiating. Private interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Chippewa Township. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the College Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 313, Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010. 

Anna G. Ward, 81, of Patterson Township, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999. She was the wife of the late Lorne Ward. Complete arrangements will be announced in Monday's Times by the CAMPBELL'S CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 2618 Darlington Rd.

Paul R. Angelo Sr., 90, of Neville Township, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in Sewickley Valley Hospital. Born June 24, 1908, in Pittsburgh, to Joseph and Tnez (Tucker) Angelo, he worked as a ship fitter for 36 years at Dravo Corporation. He was a member of the Coraopolis Elks, the Eagles, the Moose, VFW Post 402, Dravo Seniors, AFL-CIO 61, and the Moose Club Degree Team. He was a member of the 1924 graduating class of Coraopolis High School. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Matilda Chastko Angelo on Feb. 17, 1999; a sister, Thelma Duncan; a brother, Harry Angelo, and a grandson, Ronald Paul Angelo. Surviving are two sons, Paul R. Angelo Jr., Boston, Ga., and Robert J. Angelo, Marlton, N.J.; two sisters, Frances Tassone, Moon Township, and Delores McHaffie, Moon Township; two brothers, Ralph and Joseph Angelo, Coraopolis, and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the COPELAND CORAOPOLIS FUNERAL HOME, 867 Fifth Ave., where a service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Sterling officiating. Burial will be in Coraopolis Cemetery. 

Evelyn W. Arthur, 83, of Chippewa Township, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born July 2, 1915, in Wilmington, Del., a daughter of the late Charles and Mabel Weider Burns, she was a member of the Chippewa United Presbyterian Church. Surviving are her husband, W. Emerson Arthur; two sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Grace Arthur, Palatine, Ill., and W. Scott and Dana Arthur, Chippewa Township; a grandson, Jonathan Arthur, Chicago, Ill.; two granddaughters, Lisa and her husband, Mark Fox, United Arab Emirated, and Jennifer Arthur, Pittsburgh; three sisters, Mary Tiedemann, Glenolden, Pa.; Gladys Edwards, Havertown, Pa., and Betty McCullough, Dallas, Texas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Burns. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 2618 Darlington Road, where a service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Her pastor, the Rev. Dr. Robert M. Frazier will officiate. Private interment will be in the Beaver Falls Cemetery, Chippewa Township. 

Margaret J. Sneddon Czambel, 71, of Oakdale, Pa., died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in St. Frances Medical Center, Pittsburgh. Born Nov. 7, 1927, in Mount Lebanon, Pa., a daughter of the late Thomas Sneddon and Elsie H. Kirsopp, she was a member of the Oakdale United Presbyterian Church, and she had an interest in the Boy Scouts of America. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul J. Czambel. She is survived by three sons, Paul and his wife, Deborah, Oakdale, Pa.; Brian and his wife, Amy, Coraopolis, and Allan and his wife, Connie, Aliquippa. She was a loving grandmother of Heather, Scott, Sean, and Megan Czambel. Friends will be received today from 2 to 9 p.m. in the THOMAS-LITTLE FUNERAL SERVICE INC., 5000 Noblestown Road, Oakdale, Pa. A servcie will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Oakdale United Presbyterian Church, Corner of First and Hastings Avenue, Oakdale. Interment will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. The family suggests donations be made, if desired, to the Oakdale United Presbyterian Church, Oakdale, Pa. 15071. 

Jesse E. Edmunds, 77, of Economy, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital, after an extended illness. Born Oct. 31, 1921, in Callery, Butler County, a son of the late Howard W. and Mildred Spencer Edmunds, he retired from LTV Steel, Aliquippa, on May 9, 1983, after 35 years of service and was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Ridge Road, Ambridge. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II from Aug. 4, 1942, to Oct. 21, 1945. During this time, he served in Africa, Germany, Italy, and France and attained the rank of Corporal of the Battery D 214th Anti-Aircraft Artillary Battalion. He received the Good Conduct Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with six Bronze Stars. He reinlisted in the United States Army for a second time in 1946 and served as Staff Sergeant until 1949. An avid lover of music, Jesse was an accomplished guitarist who played the bass guitar in Mad Anthony's band and in several clubs in the area. He also enjoyed volunteering his time and talents at local nursing homes. Surviving are his wife, Violet Cafrelli Edmunds; a son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Philomena Edmunds, Aliquippa; four grandchildren, Brian, Chris, Melissa and Elizabeth; a brother and sister-in-law, Howard and LeVerne Edmunds, Eastvale, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Belle Bull and Betty Gerazounis, and three brothers, Leroy, Melvin, and Robert Sr. Edmunds. Friends will be received today and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME INC. at SYLVANIA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK INC., where a service will be conducted Wednesday at 10 a.m. Pastor Robert Fitzpatrick and Pastor Anthony J. Schneck will officiate. Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum Inc., Daugherty Township. Full military rites will be provided by the Beaver County Special Unit. 

John Wendell Hemphill, 83, of the Reformed Presbyterian Retirement Home, Pittsburgh, and formerly of Enon Valley, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in the West Penn Hospital. Born March 13, 1913, in Northwood, Ohio, a son of the late Willis R. and Margaret Isabella Qua Hemphill, he was a member of the Geneva Reformed Presbyterian Church. A retired farmer and milk processor, he was a veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years on Jan. 2, 1999, Mabel McCready Hemphill, and a son, Boyd W. Hemphill. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard M. and Nancy Hemphill, Kansas City, Kans.; David W. and Bonny Hemphill, Beaver Falls, and Paul W. and Nancy Hemphill, Cranberry Township; a daughter and son-in-law, Lois and Stanley Perry, Shawnee, Kans.; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Marguerite Dean, North Sewickley Township, and four brothers, Rev. Raymond Hemphill, Broomfield, Colo.; Robert Hemphill, Williard E. Hemphill and Kenneth Hemphill, all of Beaver Falls. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CAMPBELL'S BEAVER FALLS FUNERAL HOME, 14th Street and Eighth Avenue. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Geneva Reformed Presbyterian Church, 4th Avenue and 31st Street, with his pastor, the Rev. Bruce Backensto officiating, assisted by the Rev. Bruce Hemphill and the Rev. Renwick Wright. Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, Big Beaver. Contributions may be made, if desired, to the Reformed Presbyterian Retirement Home, 2344 Perrysville Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15214. 

Ruth Hartman Jewell, 69, of New Brighton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in The Beaver Valley Geriatric Center. Born Aug. 22, 1929, in Zelienople, a daughter of the late Roy and Blanche Lusby Hartman, she was a member of the New Brighton Free Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Debbie Jewell, Chippewa Township, and Michael and Penny Jewell, Niles, Ohio; a grandson, Rob Jewell, and a granddaughter, Adrienne Jewell, both of Niles, Ohio; a sister and brother-in-law, Billie and Lewis Ankney, Valerica, Fla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Jessie Hartman, Beaver Falls, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, George and Roy, and a brother, Donald Hartman, in 1997. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Officiating will be her pastor, the Rev. Merlin Baker, assisted by the Rev. Charles Jewell. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Daugherty Township. The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the New Brighton Free Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 925 11th Street, New Brighton, Pa. 15066. 

Tony J. Marzlak, 84, of Crescent Township, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in Allegheny General Hospital. Born Dec. 26, 1914, in McKees Rocks, a son of the late Anton and Frances Cavlovic Marzlak, he was a retired employee of the Seamless Tube Department of LTV Steel, Aliquippa. He was a member of St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, Crescent Township; C.F.U. American Serbian Club; Crescent Township Volunteer Fire Department, and the Allegheny County Chiefs Association. Surviving are his wife, Pauline Fabec Marzlak; a son, Ralph Marzlak, Washington, D.C.; a daughter, Bonnie Marzlak, San Francisco, Calif., and a sister, Cathryn Swartz, Crescent Township. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Marzlak. 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 held Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 1 p.m. in St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, Wireton. Entombment will follow in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum. The Crescent Township Volunteer Firemen will conduct a service today at 8 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Barbara Mikovich, 90, of Aliquippa, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, in UPMC-Beaver Valley. Born Feb. 7, 1909, in Aliquippa, a daughter of the late James Mikovich and Frances (Shutti) Mikovich-Yazvac, she was a member of St. Titus Catholic Church, Aliquippa. Surviving are three nephews, James J. Agich, Calcutta, Ohio; Dr. George J. Agich and his wife, Mary Kate, Shaker Heights, Ohio, and Robert Rock and his wife, Marion, in New Jersey; two nieces, Margaret Faltenovich and her husband, Jerry, Hopewell Township, and Margaret Yazvac, Stowe, Ohio, and several great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Rock and Mary M. Agich. Friends will be received Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the WAYNE N. TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME, 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa. Complete arrangements will be announced in Tuesday's Times. 

Robert R. Pardue, 62, of Raccoon Township, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Feb. 28, 1936, in North Wilkesboro, N.C., a son of Ray F. Pardue, Raccoon Township, and the late Hattie M. Pardue, he was a retired teacher and Director of Guidance for the South Side Area School District, where he worked for 30 years. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association Inc. In his leisure time, he enjoyed reading, movies, cooking and traveling. Surviving are his wife, Emma K. (Trdina) Pardue; a brother, Frank Pardue, Cocoa Beach, Fla., and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the JOSEPH M. SOMMA FUNERAL HOME, 5405 Steubenville Pike, Moon Run, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, where a service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Center Township. 

Homer Boyd Potts, 65, of Hookstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver, following a lengthy illness. Born April 10, 1933, in Hookstown, a son of Wilda Boyd Potts, Hookstown, and the late Howard C. Potts, he was a retired employee of the former Colt Industries, Midland. He attended the Hookstown Free Methodist Church and was a Charter Member of the Hookstown Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Beaver Valley Historical Society and a former member of the South Side Area School Board and the Hookstown Boro Council. Surviving are his wife, Joyce Fetty Potts; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce H. and Jody Potts, Brighton Township; Steven L. and Sandy Potts, Georgetown, and Brian H. and Margie Potts, Chester; two daughters, Ursula M. Potts, in Alabama, and Mrs. J.D. (Elizabeth A.) Halulko, Dallas, Texas; 10 grandchildren, and two brothers, Jack Potts and Milton (Bunk) Potts, both of Hookstown. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WELCH FUNERAL HOME, Hookstown, where a service will be conducted Tuesday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Wilmer J. Olszewski. Interment will be in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Hookstown. 

James R. Riddle, 62, of Rochester Township, passed away, Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at his residence. Born April 19, 1936, in Rochester, a son of the late Victor Ullicny and Helen Riddle Vandergrift, he was a self-employed machinist and construction engineer with the Riddle Manufacturing Co. of Rochester Township. He was Protestant by faith, and was a former member and past commander of the U.S. Power Squaderon of Beaver County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his adopted parents who had raised him, Harry S. and Agnes Tucker Riddle. He is survived by his wife, Judith Ann Smith Riddle; a son, J. Jeffrey Riddle, Rochester Township, and two granddaughters, Jillian Renae and Jade Victoria Riddle, Kiln, Miss. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where a service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Robert Singleton of the Rochester Free Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Daugherty Township. 

Stephen T. Siget Sr., 70, of Rochester, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in Rochester Manor. A son of Mildred Vuynovich Siget, of Rochester, and the late Ivan Siget, he was a retired foreman with Conrail and was a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Stella Gurski Siget; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Terry Siget, Industry, and Daniel and Rita Siget, Chippewa Township; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Ellen and John Fioravanti, Bedford, Texas; Diana and Sam Colalella, Georgetown, Ky., and Lori Gula, Ohioville; eight grandchildren, Jennifer and Lindsey Fioravanti, Nicole Livingston, Sharon Colalella, Stephen and Melissa Siget, and Selena and Frank Gula; a great-grandson, Nathaniel Hoffman; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Dorothy Siget, Conway, and Michael and Sophia Siget, Center Township; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Diana and Roy Bigler, Murrysville, Pa., and Mary Ann and Verdane Brown, Rochester Township; a sister-in-law, Helen Siget, Rochester, and a brother-in-law, Norman Kurhansky, Industry. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Siget, and a sister, Dorothy Kurhansky. A prayer service will be conducted today at 9:30 a.m. in the HUNTSMAN ROCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, 502 Adams St., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery. 

George H. Spoa, 84, of 115 Spring Ave., Ellwood City, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at 2:06 p.m. in the Beaver Valley Geriatric Center following a lengthy illness. Born May 6, 1914, in Macedonia, a son of the late Hristo Spoa and Vasilica Tsingara, he was a resident of Ellwood City since 1947, and was a member of St. Elias Romanian Orthodox Church. He was a retired produce manager for Spoa's Markets, and was employed at the Ellwood Glass Company from 1950 to 1967. Surviving are his wife, Anna Molnar Spoa, whom he married June 22, 1947; a son, George M. Spoa, Portage, Ind.; a daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Larry (Barbara) Koch, Monaca; two brothers, Costa "Gus" Spoa, Ellwood City, and Mita Spoa, Bitola, Macedonia; four grandchildren, June and Kimberly Spoa, and Erin and Danie Koch, and five sisters and five brothers. Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the SAMUEL TEOLIS FUNERAL HOME, 309 Spring Ave., Ellwood City. The body will lie in state Tuesday from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. in St. Elias Church, with Archpriest Panteleimon Stanciu officiating. Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery. Saracusta services will be held today at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Elsie R. Steiner, 72, of Beaver Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in the Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in South Beaver Township. Born May 30, 1926, in Beaver Falls, a daughter of the late William J. and Anna M. Slavik Steiner, she attended the College Hill United Methodist Church. A graduate of the Providence Hospital Nursing School, she was a registered nurse and anesthetist at The Medical Center, Beaver, until her retirement in 1988. She was a member of the Providence Hospital Alumnae Association and a former member of the Sweet Adelines. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Anna W. Steiner, on Dec. 25, 1991. 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 funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Edward A. Schoeneck officiating. Private interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Chippewa Township. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the College Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 313, Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010. 

Samuel "Sam" Walls, 70, a resident of Coraopolis for the past 42 years and formerly of Imperial, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in Sewickley Valley Hospital. Born Feb. 26, 1929, in Imperial, a son of the late Addison and Cora (Engle) Walls, he was a machinist. He served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant from 1948-1952. Surviving are his daughter and her husband, Stacey and Richard Martin, Coraopolis: two granddaughters, Megan and Danielle Martin, and a sister, Josephine Presley, Imperial. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the COPELAND CORAOPOLIS FUNERAL HOME, 867 Fifth Ave. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeffrey Sterling. Burial will be private. 

Hugh Gregg Zimmer, of Chippewa Township, formerly of Nichols, N.Y., died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, in The Medical Center, Beaver. Born in Union, N.Y., he was a retired president and CEO of the Nichols National Bank. He had been on the Board of Directors of the Community Bank of DeWitt, N.Y. until his retirement in 1998. A member of the Nichols United Methodist Church, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion Post 1624 of Nichols, N.Y., the Westbrook Lodge 333 of Nichols, N.Y., Consistory A.A.S.R. the Valley of Binghamton, Binghamton, N.Y., and Kalurah Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Betty Zimmer; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Dr. Anthony E. Latagliata, Chippewa Township; two grandchildren, Anthony and Allison Latagliata, Chippewa Township; a brother, Richard Zimmer, Johnson City, N.Y.; two sisters, Marion Jacobs, Binghamton, N.Y., and Russeline Harned, Orlando, Fla, and several nieces and nephews. There will be no public visitation. A private service will be held for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Carnegie Free Library, 1301 Seventh Ave., Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010. CAMPBELL'S CHIPPEWA FUNERAL HOME, 2618 Darlington Road, was in charge of all arrangements.


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