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Charles E. Bricker
Charles E. Bricker, 59, of Fairchance, Pa., died Wednesday, February 23, 2000, in the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born October 29, 1940, in Fairchance, Pa., son of John Bricker and Dorothy Price Bricker. 
Charlie was a member of New Beginning Covenant Church, Mount Braddock, Pa., and had served as a Military Policeman in the United States Army.
His parents are deceased.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Vivian Bowlen Bricker; one daughter, Jackie David and her husband, Floyd, of Fairchance, Pa.; one granddaughter, Brittany David; three brothers: James Bricker and his wife, Dolores, Clarence Bricker and his wife, Geraldine, and Roy Bricker; two sisters: Joyce Ann Bricker and Norma Kmetz and her husband, Mark, all of Fairchance, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends in the GOLDSBORO-TOMI FUNERAL HOME, 21 East Church Street, Fairchance, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, February 28, until 2 p.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Mark Lawson officiating.
Interment will follow in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.
Visitation was also held Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. 

Catherine Cox Brown
Catherine B. Cox Brown, 67, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Herminie, who was born in North Braddock, Pa., to Andrew Cox and Catherine Comer Cox, died Thursday, February 24, 2000, at the home of her son in Uniontown, Pa.
She is survived by two children: Ernest Brown Sr. and wife, Sandra, of Uniontown, Pa., and Barbara and husband, Patrick Garase, of Finleyville, Pa.; grandchildren: Kyle Garase and Paige Garase; brothers: John Cox of North Braddock, Pa., and Joseph Cox of Detroit, Mich.; and sisters: Sarah Frame of North Huntingdon and Mary Bruce of Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Friends will be received at the Joseph F. Ott Funeral Home Inc., Fifth and Oak streets, Irwin, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 9:15 a.m. 

Dorothy E. Campbell
Dorothy E. Campbell, 58, of Merrittstown, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Campbell; children: Joseph Campbell of Cardale, Pa., Dorothy Berish of Brownsville, Pa., John Campbell of Masontown, Pa., Robert Campbell of Peakskill, New York, Frank Campbell of Brownsville, and Roger Campbell of Republic, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; sisters: Mary Bagley of Ohio, Gloria Campbell of Merrittstown and Frances Dills of California, Pa.; and a brother, Earl Redmond of Fayette City.
Friends will be received in the Robert T. Kish Funeral Home Inc., Legion St., Republic, Pa., on Tuesday, Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. 

Nora Robinson Cooley
Nora May Robinson Cooley, 92, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Haydentown, Pa., died Tuesday, February 22, 2000, in Harris South West Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas.
She was born June 20, 1907, in White House, Pa., daughter of Benjamin Robinson and Ida Hickle Robinson.
Mrs. Cooley was a member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Smithfield, Pa.
Her husband, Clarence J. Cooley, died in 1994. Also deceased are three brothers, Thomas, Willis and Chauncey Robinson, her parents, and her stepmother, Kathryn Robinson.
Surviving are a son, Fred Cooley and his wife, Jane, two grandsons, Todd J. Cooley and his wife, Pamela, and Dr. Kent Robinson Cooley and his wife, Susan, and three great-grandchildren, T. J. Cooley, Brent Lindell, and Ryan Lindell, all of Fort Worth, Texas; two half sisters: Mrs. George (Betty) Jenkins of Fairchance, Pa., and Mrs. Earl (Eleanor) Jenkins of Uniontown, Pa.; two half brothers: Robert Robinson and his wife, Louise, and Edgar Robinson and his wife, Joyce, all of Morgantown, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends in the GOLDSBORO-TOMI FUNERAL HOME, 21 East Church Street, Fairchance, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, February 28, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Jay Hurley officiating.
Interment will follow in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.
Visitation was also held Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. 

Eugene L. Friel
Eugene L. Friel, 80, of 1012 Springfield Pike, Connellsville, Pa., passed away Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born June 19, 1919, in Connellsville, Pa., son of Edward C. Friel and Emma L. Dobrick Friel.
He was a retired insurance salesman and a talented drummer musician.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Connellsville, V.F.W. Post 21, American Legion Post 301, and A.M.U. Local 1 in Passaic, New Jersey.
He was a former member of A.F.M. Local 417.
He was a veteran of World War II who served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret A. Friel; three sons: Thomas R. Friel, Robert E. Friel and his wife, Denise, and John J. Friel and his wife, Debbie, all of Connellsville; one daughter, Leah J. Friel of Markleysburg, Pa.; and five grandchildren: Terry, Christopher, and Crystal all of Connellsville, Anna and Emma both of Dunbar, Pa.
Friends are being received in the RICHARD KUCERA FUNERAL HOME, 127 East Fairview Ave., Connellsville, Pa., on Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where a Blessing Service will be held Wednesday, March 1, at 9 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Connellsville.
Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Connellsville, where Full Military Honors will be accorded by American Legion Post 301 and V.F.W. Post 21. 

James A. Hayden Sr.
James A. Hayden Sr., 72, of Farmington, Pa., passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born June 30, 1927, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of Floyd B. Hayden Sr. and Anna Brown Hayden.
Mr. Hayden was a member of Farmington Bethel Church of The Brethren.
He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict who served with the United States Navy.
Predeceased by his wife, Clara L. Myers Hayden, a sister, Dorothy Tvardy, and his parents.
Surviving are four sons: James Hayden and wife, Gina, David L. Hayden, Richard Hayden and wife, Katherine, and Harold Hayden and wife, Vicki, all of Farmington; nine grandchildren: Richie Hayden who lived with him, James Hayden III, Michael R. Hayden, Daniel and Heather, Scott A. Hayden, Johnny L. Hayden, Bradley L. Hayden and Christopher Hayden; two great-grandsons: Michael R. Hayden Jr. and Joshua T. Hayden; two brothers both of Markleysburg: Floyd B. Hayden Jr. and wife, Charlotte, and Jack Hayden; and sisters: Nancy Dugger and husband, Melvin, of Dresden, Tennessee, and Patricia Bing and husband, Richard, of Burke, Virginia.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME OF FARMINGTON, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Visitation continues Tuesday, February 29, in Farmington Bethel Church of The Brethren from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. A. Harrison Smith officiating.
Interment follows in the church cemetery.

Edith McDonald Hertzog
Edith P. McDonald Hertzog, 73, of Pursglove, W.Va., formerly of Mountain Heights, W.Va., where she was born to Charles Wesley McDonald and Nannie Catherine McFadden McDonald, died Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
She is survived by seven children and their spouses: Larry and Ruby Hertzog of Summers School Road, Morgantown, W.Va., Vera Hertzog of Pursglove, W.Va., Freda and Bill Hines of Mount Morris, W.Va., Joyce and Bud Hammack of Tyrone Road, Morgantown, Kathy King of Pursglove, Terry and Barbara Hertzog of Richmond, Ky., Helen and Mike Tichenor of Rock Forge, W.Va.; sisters: Ruth Greathouse of Fairchance, Pa., Esther C. McDonald of Beulah Road, Morgantown, W.Va., and Ethel Mae Wilson of Uniontown, Pa.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at Nicholson Chapel Church, Summers School Road, Morgantown, W.Va., today from 3 to 9 p.m., Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 29, until 1 p.m.
Arrangements are under direction of the Hastings Funeral Home Inc., 153 Spruce St., Morgantown, W.Va. 

Joseph Anthony Kazimer
Joseph Anthony Kazimer ``Bicycle Joe,'' 76, of Uniontown, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born March 1, 1923, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Stephen Kazimer and Anna Smolka Kazimer.
He was employed with United States Steel Corporation for over 12 years.
His wife, Betty Patricia Gibbony Kazimer, brothers, Rudolph J. Kazimer and Stephen Kazimer, sister, Mary Sesock, and his parents are deceased.
He is survived by three sisters and one brother: Josephine Woytus of San Jose, California, Ann Payesko of Newark, New Jersey, George Kazimer of Uniontown, Pa., and Ann Turchan of California state.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette Street, Uniontown, Pa., today, February 27, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at 9 p.m. with Rev. Fr. Patrick O'Connor officiating.
Interment will be private. 

Margaret E. McClosky
Margaret E. Martray McClosky, 90, of 1108 University Drive, Connellsville, Pa., passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, at her residence.
She was born December 9, 1909, in Connellsville, Pa., daughter of Louis Martray and Josephine Farina Martray.
She was a member of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, Dunbar, and former employee of Connellsville Sportswear.
Predeceased by her husband, Steve F. McClosky, in 1978, three sisters, Mary Cataldi, Mildred O'Donnell, and Madelyn Marsinko, three brothers, John, Anthony, and Frank Martray, and her parents.
She is survived by one daughter, Terri McClosky of Connellsville; a brother, Carl Martray and wife, Irene, of Michigan; two sisters: Anna Martray Sirianne of Connellsville and Mrs. Charles (Kathryn Martray) Fair of Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
Friends are being received at the RICHARD KUCERA FUNERAL HOME, 127 East Fairview Ave., Connellsville, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where a Blessing Service will be held Tuesday, February 29, at 9 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 9:30 a.m. in St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Ranch Road, Dunbar, with Rev. Fr. J. Edward McCullough as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville, Pa.
St. Aloysius Parish Rosary will be recited in the Funeral Home on Monday at 3:30 p.m. 

Kathryn Gordon McDonald
Kathryn Shipley Gordon McDonald, 90, of Missouri City, Texas, and formerly of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, in Eicher's Family Home, Normalville, Pa.
She was born May 26, 1909, in Ohiopyle, Pa., daughter of George Shipley and Bessie Joseph Shipley.
She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Uniontown, and a homemaker.
Preceded in death by her first husband, Duncan Gordon, her second husband, Mordecia McDonald, her parents, and several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are a son, Gerald D. Gordon and his wife, Patty Martin Gordon, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the JAMES D. BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, 196 West Main St., Uniontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, February 28, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Thomas Whitehead officiating.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa. 

William Theodore Niel
William Theodore Niel, 96, of Dickerson Run, Pa., died Friday, February 25, 2000, in Eicher's Family Home, Normalville.
He was born September 30, 1903, in Bell Township, Clearfield County, Pa., son of Charles E. Niel and Mabel Dasher Niel Hess.
He was an engineer for the P&LE Railroad and retired in 1971 after 51 years of service.
He was very active in the Old Time Fiddlers Association and was a member of Vanderbilt Church of Christ.
His wife, Della Ghrist Niel, two sons, Charles Emerson Niel Jr. and William Thomas Niel, two half brothers, Stanely Hess and Leslie Hess, and his parents are deceased.
He is survived by two grandchildren: Charles Emerson Niel III and Marjorie Mae Niel; five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law: Mary Lee Niel of Dickerson Run and Beverly S. Niel of Lareen, Arizona; one half brother, William Hess and his wife, Marjorie, of New Millport, Pa.; two half sisters: Evelyn Clapsaddle of Mahaffey, Pa., and Virginia Weisgarber of Grampian, Pa.
Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 East Green St., Connellsville, Pa., today from 5 to 9 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held in the funeral home Monday, February 28, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Barchey officiating.
Interment will follow in Dickerson Run Union Cemetery.

Fiero L. Organt
Fiero L. ``Skip'' Organt, 84, of Masontown, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000, in Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg, Pa.
He was born February 19, 1916, in Puritan, Pa., a son of Ercoli Organt and Angela Fortuna Organt.
Mr. Organt was a retired machinist formerly employed with United States Steel Corporation for 29 years.
He was a graduate of the former Masontown High School Class of 1934.
Skip was a veteran of World War II who served in the United States Army at the rank of Corporal.
He was a member of B.P.O. Elks 370, Italo-American Citizens Club, and Fort Mason American Legion Post 423.
His wife, Jessie Piccolomini Organt, brothers, Marino and Daniel Organt, sisters, Laura Organt and Dora Bizub, and his parents are deceased.
Surviving are three children: Rodney Organt of Salt Lake City, Utah, Denise Robbins and her husband, Thomas, of Greensboro, Pa., and Darlene Vicinelly and her husband, Walter, of Masontown, Pa.; four grandchildren: Tony Vicinelly, Michael Vicinelly, Tom Robbins and Cheri Robbins; a sister, Alda Johnson of Tampa, Florida; a brother, Morgan Organt of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main St., Masontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, February 28, until 10 a.m. when a Blessing Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fr. James F. Bump officiating.
Entombment will follow in Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa., where military honors will be accorded by Faith-Gray-McArdle V.F.W. Post 4584. 

PNSN Joseph V. Persely Jr.
PNSN Joseph V. Persely Jr., 22, United States Navy, died suddenly on Friday, February 25, 2000, in the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born June 11, 1977, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Joseph V. Persely and Diana Biller Persely of McClellandtown, Pa.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his sister, Jennifer Persely at home; paternal grandparents, Victor and Helen Persely, and maternal grandfather, Rudolph Biller, all of McClellandtown, Pa.; and these aunts and uncles: Judy and Kenny Biller, Duane and Linda Biller, and Bernell and Jeannette Barnhart.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Mildred Biller, and his uncle, Greg Biller.
Personnelman Seaman Persely was currently stationed aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt. He touched many lives in customer relations and will be sadly missed by his shipmates and co-workers.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main Street, Masontown, Pa., this evening from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, February 29, until 11 a.m. when a Prayer Service will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 11:30 a.m. in All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Masontown, Pa., with Rev. Fr. James F. Bump as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Church Hill Cemetery, McClellandtown, Pa., where Military Honors will be accorded by the United States Navy Reserves.
The United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps Reserves of North Versailles, Pa., will stand as Honor Guard at the Funeral Home. 

Elizabeth Ann Garcher Sabolcik
Elizabeth Ann Garcher Sabolcik, 85, of McKeesport, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000.
She was born October 26, 1914, in Smock, Pa., daughter of John Garcher and Sophie Olear Garcher.
Her husband, Joseph Sabolcik, died January 8, 1966. Also deceased are a daughter, Geraldine Sabolcik, and her parents.
Survivors include her children: Judith Sabolcik, Ronald Sabolcik and Dennis Sabolcik; two grandsons; two great-grandchildren; sisters: Dorothy Warchol, Ethel Simcosky, Marcella Dvorchak and Patricia Kilgore; brothers: John Garcher and Joseph Garcher; nieces and nephews.
Friends are being received at the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 4504 Walnut Street, Versailles Borough, McKeesport, Pa., today from Noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said Monday, February 28, at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, McKeesport.
Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Port Vue, Pa. 

Karl K. Sauritch
Karl K. ``Kutcy'' Sauritch, 70, a lifelong resident of Charleroi, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000, in Monongahela Valley Hospital Inc., Carroll Township.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Green Sauritch; children: Mark Sauritch and wife, Patti, of Ivyland, Pa., Tim-Bo Sauritch of Fairless Hills, Pa., Kurt Sauritch of Monessen, Pa., Carla Sauritch Withem of Los Angeles, Calif., and Susan Sauritch of Charleroi; grandson, Drew Sauritch; sister, Emma Sauritch Biagini of Charleroi; and brother, Raymond Sauritch of Cleveland, Ohio.
Friends will be received in the Carl J. Spallino Funeral Home, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 10:45 a.m. 

Hazel B. Simpson
Hazel B. Cumberledge Simpson, 76, of 272 1/2 South Washington Street, Waynesburg, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000, at 11:40 p.m. at home following a short illness.
She was born May 7, 1923, in Wana, West Virginia, daughter of Ned Cumberledge and Kitty Opal (Cumberledge) Cumberledge.
Mrs. Simpson was a member of Washington Street United Methodist Church in Waynesburg where she was a member of the John Wesley Sunday School Class.
She was a volunteer for the Washington City Missions for several years.
Mrs. Simpson retired in 1986 from the Curry Memorial Home where she worked as a seamstress and worked in the laundry.
She was also a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting.
Her husband, Samuel Clarke Simpson Sr., whom she married November 22, 1945, died January 8, 1973. Also deceased are a sister, Mary Hoge, and her parents.
Surviving are five daughters: Patricia Hougland and Sandra Morris both of Waynesburg, Pa., Sharon Knisely of Carmichaels R.D.1, Pa., Karen Bosworth and Robin Rose both of Waynesburg, Pa.; two sons: Samuel Clarke Simpson Jr. and John Robert Simpson both of Waynesburg, Pa.; 10 grandchildren: Michelle Blosser, Christine Owens, Chuck Booth, Emily Morris, Amy Morris, Michael Nicole Morris, Deidre Simpson, Robert Clarke Simpson, Rebecca Simpson, Michael Rose; four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Nell Fox of Fairview, West Virginia, and Blanche Stickles of Zelienople, Pa.; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends in the MILLIKEN AND THROCKMORTON FUNERAL HOME INC., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where Funeral Services will be held Monday, February 28, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Penny Adams officiating.
Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township, Pa.
Family suggests memorials to Hospice Care of Washington Hospital, 58 East Greene St., Waynesburg, PA 15370 or Greene County Unit, American Cancer Society, 195 East High St., Waynesburg, PA 15370. Visitation was also held Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.

FOWLER, SARAH ANN RIDENOUR Friends will be received in Forks of the Cheat Baptist Church today from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Services will be held at 2 p.m. with Pastor Dan Meadows and the Rev. Dorothy Brown officiating.
Interment will follow in Forks of the Cheat Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under direction of the Louis E. Rudolph Funeral Home, 15 Main St., Point Marion, Pa.

Margaret Stuck Abel
Margaret P. Stuck Abel, 80, of Perryopolis, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, at 11 p.m. in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born September 8, 1919, in Perryopolis, Pa., daughter of Nathaniel Stuck and Florence McKee Stuck.
Margaret was a member of Perryopolis United Methodist Church, member and past President of V.F.W. Goldstar Post 7023 Ladies Auxiliary and the Mon-Valley CB Club.
A son, James David Abel, and her parents are deceased.
She is survived by her husband, Russell E. Abel; one son, Larry ``Doug'' Abel and wife, Barbara, of Perryopolis, Pa.; two grandsons: Matthew Abel and Greg Abel both at home; two brothers and two sisters: Dale Stuck and wife, Louise, of Connellsville, Pa., Dean Stuck and wife, Louise, of Sugar Land, Texas, Mrs. Ina Lynn of Lima, Ohio, and Mrs. Bertha Pappas of Connellsville, Pa.
Friends will be received in the BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 106 East Independence Street, Perryopolis, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, March 1, until 1 p.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Brock R. Beveridge officiating.
Intement will follow in Mount Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis, Pa. 

Susan Brazon
Susan Brazon, 99, of Belle Vernon, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, in LaFayette Manor, Uniontown, Pa.
Friends will be received at the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home Inc., 334 Main St, Fayette City, Pa., on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. 

Helen Chuey
Helen Chuey, 87, of Brownsville, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Buchanan Commons, Grove City, Pa.
She was born February 16, 1913, in Royal, Pa., daughter of Michael Chuey and Anna Shefchick Chuey.
Three brothers, Michael, John, and Frank Chuey, three sisters, Mary, Anna, Kathryn, and her parents are deceased.
She is survived by a brother, Joseph Chuey of Monaca, Pa.; sister-in-law, Charlotte Chuey of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park St., Brownsville, Pa., today from 6 to 9 p.m. where a Prayer Service will be held Tuesday, February 29, at 9:30 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Brownsville.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.

Helen Jenkins Griffith
Helen Maynard Jenkins Griffith, 70, of Masontown, Pa., passed away Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She is survived by three children: Rikki Jenkins of Pittsburgh, Pa., Michele Jenkins of Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Orel Jenkins of Orlando, Fla.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Edith Coffman of McClellandtown, Pa.; brothers: Charles Maynard of Granada Hills, Calif., James Maynard of Cleveland, Ohio, and George Maynard of Parma, Ohio.
Arrangements will be announced by the H. David McElroy Funeral Home, corner of Main and Blaine streets, McClellandtown. 

Agatha Brown Hynes
Agatha B. (Brennan) Brown Hynes, 92, of Lynnwood, Belle Vernon, Pa., who was born in Midland, Md., died Sunday, February 27, 2000, in Westmoreland Manor.
She is survived by her son, Clair Brown and his wife, Mildred, of Lynnwood, Belle Vernon; two grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home Inc., 334 Main St., Fayette City, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 29, until 9:30 a.m. 

Anna Drotos Kurtz
Anna Kallis Drotos Kurtz, 82, of Marianna, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, at 3:50 p.m. in the home of her daughter, Alice Wardman, of Low Hill, Brownsville.
She was born July 2, 1917, in Vestaburg, Pa., daughter of Pete Kallis and Mary Gertez Kallis Bubnar.
She was a member of The Parish of St. Oliver Plunkett and a retired cafeteria worker from Beth-Center School District.
Her first husband, John Drotos, died in October 1967. Her second husband, Donald Kurtz, died in April 1991. Her parents are also deceased.
She is survived by two daughters, Alice Drotos Wardman and her husband, John Wardman, of Low Hill, Brownsville, Pa., and Janet Drotos Kinder of Edison, New Jersey; four grandchildren: David Wardman and his wife, Pam, of Vestaburg, Jeanette Acevedo and her husband, Bill, of West Keansburg, New Jersey, Jeffrey Kinder and his wife, Donna, of Piscataway, New Jersey, and Tammy Scrip and her husband, John, of Elco, Pa.; one great-grandson, Adam Wardman of Vestaburg; one sister, Emily Kallis Stotka of Low Hill, Brownsville; one brother, Thomas Kallis of Seville, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the GREENLEE FUNERAL HOME, Fredericktown Hill, 42 Bank St., Fredericktown, Pa., today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, February 29, until 10:30 a.m. when a Blessing Service will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 11 a.m. in The Parish of St. Oliver Plunkett, St. Michael Archangel Church, Fredericktown, Pa., with Rev. Fr. Edward S. Litavec as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Fredericktown Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials to Mon-Valley Hospice, Team 89, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Parish Vigil will be held in the Funeral Home today at 8:30 p.m. 

Barbara A. Nicklow
Barbara A. Leichliter Nicklow, 50, of Uniontown, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born September 28, 1949, in Connellsville, Pa.
She had attended Faith Assembly of God Church.
Her mother, Dorothy Strouthers Leichliter, died November 8, 1999. Also deceased is a grandson, Kevin R. Nicklow Jr.
She is survived by her father, Luther Earl Leichliter of Uniontown; her husband, Eli W. Nicklow; two sons: Kenneth Nicklow at home and Kevin Nicklow and his wife, Brenda, of Masontown, Pa.; two daughters: Dawn Oros and her husband, Jeff, of Leckrone, Pa., and Karen Riggin and her husband, James, of Bitner, Pa.; eight grandchildren: Kristen, Dylan, Jeffrey, Maria, Melissa, Stephen, J. J., and Angel; sisters and brothers: Ella Mae Rigga of Scottdale, Pa., Earl Leichliter, Leona Martin, and James Leichliter all of Connellsville, Pa., William Leichliter, Dorothy Leichliter, Mildred Montgomery, Robert Leichliter, Gail Cole, Charles Leichliter and Raymond Leichliter all of Uniontown; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the DOLFI FUNERAL HOME, Uniontown, Pa., this evening from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, March 1, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald J. Immel officiating.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. 

Clara Fell Pleban
Clara Fell Pleban, 86, of Masontown, Pa., went to be with The Lord and be reunited with her loved ones on Saturday, February 26, 2000, from Uniontown Hospital.
She was born December 23, 1913, in Ronco, Pa., daughter of Anthony Fell and Theresa Bartley Fell.
She graduated from All Saints School, was a member of All Saints Roman Catholic Church, and was an avid bingo player.
A son, Franklin Beattie Jr., sisters, Louise Mason and Genevieve Bobish, brother, Michael Fell, daughter-in-law, Vivian Gorcheck, and her parents are deceased.
She is survived by her partner of 46 years, Steve Pleban; a son, George Gorcheck of Masontown, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Joanne) Ludrosky of Sarahsville, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Daliah Beattie (widow of Franklin Beattie Jr.) of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; sister-in-law, Viola ``Bunny'' Fell (widow of Michael Fell) of Ronco, Pa.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Ernest (Frances) Rush of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Anna Mary Kibert of New Kensington, Pa.; one brother, Anthony Fell Jr. and his wife, Geraldine, of Masontown, Pa.; one aunt; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the JOHN S. MAYKUTH JR. FUNERAL HOME, corner of Church and River avenues, Masontown, Pa., on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, March 1, until 9:30 a.m. when a Prayer Service will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 10 a.m. in All Saints R.C. Church, Masontown, with Rev. Fr. James F. Bump as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown.
Memorial donations to All Saints School.
Parish Wake Service on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
We will all miss you and cherish your memory! 

Harold L. Sager
Harold L. ``Mike'' Sager, 83, of Perryopolis, Pa., died Friday, February 25, 2000, at 12:45 a.m. in HCR Manor Care, Bethel Park, Pa.
He was born August 20, 1916, in Smithton, Pa., son of Jacob L. Sager and Catherine Snyder Sager.
Mike was a graduate of Connellsville High School Class of 1934 where he was Class President and played basketball and baseball.
He played basketball and baseball and was Team Captain at Bucknell University and was also President of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
He also played semi-pro baseball with the St. Louis Browns.
He was a member of Smithton Lions Club and Perryopolis Lions Club, past Chairman of the Municipal Water Authority, a member of Gummert Lodge No. 252 F.&A.M. of Fayette City, Pittsburgh Consistory and The Syria Temple, and past Chairman and Elder of the First Christian Church Board.
He was active with scouting and a lifelong area businessman with his son, Jeffrey.
His hobbies were fishing and golfing.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Luce Sager; their children: Mrs. Graham (Carol) Knox of Mount Lebanon, Pa., Ms. Suellen Fitzsimmons of Bethel Park, Pa., and Jeffrey L. Sager and his wife, Sherry, of Belle Vernon, Pa.; and six grandchildren.
There will be no public visitation.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 3, at 11 a.m. in First Christian Church, Perryopolis, with the Rev. Paul M. Ragle officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, Perryopolis, PA 15473.
Arrangements are under direction of the BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 106 East Independence Street, Perryopolis, Pa. 

Jennifer A. Sigwalt
Jennifer A. Sigwalt, 27, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2000, at her residence.
She was born April 18, 1972, in Washington, D.C., a daughter of Marlene Paris Sigwalt of Louisville, Ky., and the late Frederick R. Sigwalt.
She was a graduate of Edison High School in Alexandria, Va., attended Northern Virginia Community College, was a former member of St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church in Alexandria, Va., and a member of St. Albert the Great Roman Catholic Church in Louisville, Ky.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a brother, Brian Edward Sigwalt, and her paternal grandfather, Frederick Sigwalt.
Besides her mother she is survived by three brothers, Sean Sigwalt of Farrell, Pa., Mark Sigwalt and Eric Sigwalt both of Louisville, Ky.; her maternal grandparents, Homer and Andrianna Paris of Filbert-Orient Road; and her paternal grandmother, Dorothy Sigwalt of Tower Hill One, Pa.
Friends will be received in the ROBERT T. KISH FUNERAL HOME INC., Legion St., Republic, Pa., on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, March 2, until 9:30 a.m. when a Prayer Service will be held.
A Funeral Mass follows at 10 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Republic, with Rev. Fr. James L. Popochock as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
A Wake Service will be held on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Sally Garletts Smiley
Sally Jean Garletts Smiley, 61, of Dunbar, Pa., died Friday, February 25, 2000, in Fay-West Health System's Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.
She was born June 11, 1938, in Dunbar, Pa., daughter of Wilbur Garletts and Evelyn Jolliffe Garletts.
She was a homemaker and a member of Pechin Chapel.
A daughter, Michelle L. Smiley, a son, Mark D. Smiley, brothers, George and Richard Garletts, and her parents are deceased.
She is survived by children: Ronald K. Smiley and wife, Janice, of Hopwood, Pa., Charles L. Smiley Jr. of Dunbar, Larry K. Smiley of Connellsville, Pa., Kimberly S. McDonough and husband, David, of Dunbar; grandchildren: Christopher R. Turek and Sydney N. McDonough; brothers: Ronald, Wilbert, Gary, and Keith Garletts; sisters: Hilda Garletts, Sandy Rutter, and Donna Cole; nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the BURHANS-CROUSE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Connellsville St., Dunbar, Pa., today from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, March 1, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with Pastor Lee Maley officiating.
Interment follows in Mount Auburn Cemetery. 

Juliann Keitz Wilson
Juliann ``Judy'' Keitz Wilson, 55, of Norvelt and formerly of Mammoth, Pa., daughter of Paul Keitz and Katharine Pocratsky Keitz, died Thursday, February 24, 2000, in Fay-West Health System's Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant.
She is survived by her husband, Charles B. Wilson of Youngwood, Pa.; aunts: Mrs. Andrew (Agnes) Pinskey of Mammoth and Mrs. Frank (Juliann ``Babe'') Pochinsky of Latrobe R.D.1, Pa.; uncles: Stanley Pocratsky of Finleyville, Pa., Raymond Pocratsky and Thomas Pocratsky both of Mount Pleasant, Pa.; Godchildren: Andy Pinskey III and Katie Ann Bush; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends will be received at the Jay A. Hoffer Funeral Home, Norvelt, Pa., today until 10:15 a.m. 

Lucille Basile Zayak
Lucille M. Basile Zayak, 80, of LaBelle, Pa., died Saturday, Feburary 26, 2000, at home.
She was born September 28, 1919, in Delmont, West Virginia, daughter of Pete Basile and Fannie Marcuri Basile.
She was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church in LaBelle, Saint Anne's Guild, and LaBelle Senior Citizens organization.
She had been a Committee Woman for District 6 for 40 years, was a Notary Public, and served as a member of the Election Board for District 6, LaBelle, Pa.
Her husband, Rudolph Zayak, brothers, Paul ``Pete'' Basile and Samuel Basile Sr., a sister, Alma ``Zoe'' Basile, and her parents are deceased.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Zayak, and a son, John Zayak and his wife, Barbara, all of LaBelle, Pa.; grandsons: Paul Zayak, Robert Zayak, and Nicholas Zayak; great-grandson, Dylan Zayak; brothers: Dominick Basile, Matthew Basile, and John Basile and his wife, Norma, all of LaBelle, Pa.; and a sister, Frances and her husband, Gene Malinzak, of Pico Rivera, California.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park St., Brownsville, Pa., today from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. where a Prayer Service will be held Wednesday, March 1, at 10:15 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 11 a.m. in St. James R.C. Church, LaBelle, with Rev. Fr. James Petrovsky as Celebrant.
Entombment will follow in Chapel of Peace Mausoleum at LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.
Wake Service will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m.


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