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Rose Mancini Angelelli
Rose Mancini Angelelli, 89, of Brownsville, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, in Brownsville General Hospital.
She was born Dec. 21, 1910, in Edenborn, Pa., daughter of the late Santo and Gina Mattei Mancini.
Rose was a member of the Historic Church of St. Peter's of Brownsville, Pa., the Christian Mothers, and the Sons of Italy of Brownsville, Pa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Giuseppe (Joseph) Angelelli on Feb. 6, 1963; three brothers, Etelo, Ben and Gino Mancini; and a sister, Bernadine Sundstrum.
She is survived by a daughter, Marie Joanne LeBlanc of Gardner, Mass.; four sons, Richard Angelelli of Brownsville, Pa., Robert Angelelli of Hackensack, N.J., Ronald Angelelli of Springfield, Va., and Robert Angelelli of Bethel Park, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Marty Mancini of Hiller, Pa., and Louis Mancini of New Salem, Pa.; and a sister, Irma Miller of Cleveland, Ohio.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park St., Brownsville, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., where a prayer service will be held on Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., in the Historic Church of St. Peter's of Brownsville, Pa., with the Rev. Fr. Vincent Gigliotti as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Association. St. Peter's Christian Mothers will recite the Rosary today at 3:30 p.m., in the funeral home.

Melvin S. Bane
Melvin S. Bane, 78, of North Charleroi, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, in Mon Valley Hospital.
He was a retired postal worker of the Charleroi Post Office.
Mr. Bane is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Colleen and Ken Buchanan of North Charleroi, and Patty and Tim Bish of Charleroi; one sister, Bernice Patton of Amherst, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, and on Thursday at 11 a.m., the hour of services.

Beverly J. Barzanti
Beverly J. Barzanti, 55, of Hopwood Crossing, Hopwood, Pa., died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at 5 a.m., at her home.
She was born in Point Marion, Pa.
Surviving are her daughter, Marjorie Fenton of Lemont Furnace, Pa.; a son, Timothy Clark of Pittsburgh; and the following brothers, Fleming Clark Jr., of Zanesville, Ohio, David E. Clark of Uniontown, Adam L. Clark of Massachusetts, Hugh L. Clark of Masontown, and Joe Clark of Point Marion.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. Friends will be received in the John S. Maykuth Jr., Funeral Home chapel, in Masontown, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, from 9 to 10 a.m., the hour of a service.

Shirley Jo Ann Colbert
Shirley Jo Ann (Heinbaugh) Colbert, loving wife and mother, of Uniontown, Pa., died Monday, August 14, 2000, in Beverly HealthCare Center.
She was born August 25, 1931, in Rockwood, Pa., the daughter of Amos B. Heinbaugh and Ostie M. Vough Heinbaugh.
Shirley attended Rockwood High School and graduated from Waynesburg High School.
She was a homemaker, a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Johanna Circle, North Union V.F.W. Post 8543 Auxiliary, Uniontown American Legion Post 51 Auxiliary, AMVETS Post 88 in Greensburg, Pa., and was formerly with AMVETS Post 103, Hopwood, Pa.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Dale W. Heinbaugh, sister, Althea E. Heinbaugh, and her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Harold W. Colbert; her son, Kim W. Colbert and his fiancÈe, Joan Grimm, and daughter, Sarah; her daughter, Sue Ellen Martin and husband, Mark, granddaughters: Christine Bazylak and husband, Brian, and Celena Martin and Jason; one sister, Betty J. Hall and Sam; a special niece, Gayle Dillinger; great-niece, Amy; great-nephew, Greg; extended family and many dear friends.
Shirley was a caring, devoted wife, mother and sister. She will be sadly missed by her family.
Friends will be received in the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Thursday 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. H. Melvin Shultz officiating. The American Legion Auxiliary of Post 51 will hold services at 7 p.m. VFW Post 8543 Auxiliary will hold services at 7:30 p.m.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.

Joseph P. Hospodavis
Joseph P. Hospodavis, 51, of Sterling Heights, Mich., formerly of Masontown, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, in The Henry Ford Hospital, in Detroit, Mich., as a result of a brain tumor.
He was employed by the U.S. Government Department of the Army, in Warren, Mich., as a Computer Specialist/Systems Analyst for over 30 years.
He was born March 17, 1949, in Masontown, Pa.
Joseph was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was a former member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (St. Mary's Church of Leckrone), and a current member of St. Jane Frances DA Chantal Catholic Church, in Sterling Heights, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph A. Hospodavis, who died on March 29, 1995.
Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Freda Hospodavis of Masontown, Pa.; his wife, Linda M. Hospodavis; sisters, Freda M. and Patricia A. Hospodavis of Masontown; a brother, Patrick D. Hospodavis; a sister-in-law, Marie Hospodavis of Harrisburg, Pa.; and nephews, Ryan and Nicholas Hospodavis of Harrisburg, Pa.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Rene Gupil Roman Catholic Church, in Sterling Heights, Mich., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000. Interment will be private.

Edith Trivellini McClain
Edith Trivellini McClain of Brownsville, Pa., went home to be with The Lord on Sunday, August 13, 2000.
She was born in Cardale, Pa., the daughter of Louis Trivellini and Theresa Benucci Trivellini.
Edith operated and owned Johanna's Beauty Shop in Brownsville for 54 years and was known for her dedication and the love of her work.
She was also affiliated with a family business, Louis Floral, in Republic, Pa.
Edith was a member of The Church of The Madonna, Cardale, and The Confraternity of Christian Mothers.
Edith was preceded in death by her sisters, Louise Calvaresi and Lenore Porreca, and her parents.
She is survived and will be sadly missed by her husband, Harold "Toby" McClain; sister, Jennie Caputa of Republic, Pa.; nieces: Barbara Lehew and her husband, Dale, of Charleroi, Pa., and Lydia Wargo and her husband, Don, of Cardale, Pa.; great-niece, Dana LaCarte and her husband, David, of Belle Vernon, Pa.; and great-nephew, David Lehew of Charleroi, Pa.
Edith is also survived by the following sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Betty McClain Racan of Jeannette, Pa., Mary Jane McClain Beal and husband, Tom, of Republic, Pa., Sally McClain Gwaltney and husband, Joe, of Augusta, Georgia, Ralph "Big Boy" McClain and wife, Nona, of San Diego, California, Jacqueline McClain Johnson of Brownsville, Pa., James McClain and wife, Laura, of Finleyville, Pa., Patricia McClain Davis and husband, Andrew "Curly", of East Millsboro, Pa., Gene McClain and wife, Mary, of Allison, Pa., and Donna McClain Terrace and husband, Sonny, of Merrittstown, Pa.
Friends will be received at the ROBERT T. KISH FUNERAL HOME INC., Legion Street, Republic, Pa., today from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will follow at noon, in The Church of The Madonna, Cardale, with the Rev. Fr. Ronald J. Rutkowski as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.

Margaret K. Mollica
Margaret K. (Molley) Mollica, 90, of Uniontown, Pa., died Tuesday, August 15, 2000.
She was born Oct. 1, 1909, in Lamberton, Pa., the daughter of the late Stephen Rulli and Carmella Delsardo Rulli.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest A. (Molley) Mollica on Dec. 6, 1962; three brothers, Angelo, John and Anthony Rulli; and two sisters, Lucy and Mary. Margaret was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving are her beloved children: a son, Joseph Mollica Jr. and his wife, Regina of Uniontown, two daughters, Andriana Bartok of Euclid, Ohio, and her late husband, William and Carmella, with whom she shared her home; four grandchildren, William Bartok and his wife, Mary Ann, Michael Bartok and his wife, Kathleen, Regina Laurita and her husband, Roland, and Joseph Mollica and his wife, Lisa; four great-grandchildren, Amanda Bartok, Mario Laurita and Gino and Gianna Mollica; a sister-in-law, Ann Roll; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a member of St. Therese de Lisieux R.C. Church, and the Altar Society.
Friends will be received in the DOLFI FUNERAL HOME, Uniontown, on Thursday from noon to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., and on Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, until 9:30 a.m., at which time a prayer service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m., in St. Therese R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. Kenneth Zacchgnini V.F., as celebrant. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Bertha E. Phillips
Bertha E. Phillips, 87, of Uniontown, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born Aug. 10, 1913, in Mt. Braddock, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Anna Bereksase.
Mrs. Phillips was a volunteer at Uniontown Senior Citizens, and she was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Uniontown.
She is survived by two daughters, Irene Harper and her husband, Charles of Greensburg, and Barbara Wovas of Timonium, Md.; ten grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Isabella Firkley of Ambridge.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Delores Ruse; and two sisters, Mary Lafko and Helen Logan.
Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 East Green St., Connellsville, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m., in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Dickerson Run Union Cemetery. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 8 p.m., today, in the funeral home.

Russell A. Romesburg
Russell A. Romesburg, 84, of Connellsville, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at home.
Prior to retirement, Russell was employed by the B&O Railroad for 35 years as an engineer.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth (Jaynes) Romesburg of Connellsville; a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Brooks and husband, Ronald of Connellsville; two grandsons; one great-grandson; and a sister, Verna Honsaker and husband, Max of Myersdale, Pa.
Friends will be received on Thursday from noon to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m., in the Paul G. Fink Funeral Home Inc., 418 North Pittsburgh St. Connellsville, where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at a time to be announced.

David E. Rutherford
Naval Aircrewman Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class David E. Rutherford, U.S. Navy, assigned to Helicopter Squadron HM-15, Corpus Christi, Texas, died on Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at the age of 27, following the crash of a MH53E Mine Counter Measures Sea Dragon Helicopter.
He was born July 6, 1973, in Orange, Va., the son of Debbie Malinsky of Masontown, Pa.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Jennifer Rutherford, at home; his grandmother, Jean Malinsky of Masontown; the following aunts and uncles, Joe Malinsky of Wilmington, N.C., Jerry Malinsky and wife, Marsha of Masontown, and Ron Malinsky and wife, Lisa of Alice Springs, Australia; and cousins, Natasha, Sara, Meghan, Jerry, Joey and Danny Malinsky.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph Malinsky.
David was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help St. Mary Roman Catholic Church of Leckrone, Pa.
He was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School with the class of 1991.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main St., Masontown, Pa., on Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., an don Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, until 9:30 a.m., when a prayer service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in Our Lady of Perpetual Help St. Mary R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. Andrew M. Kawecki as celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Leckrone, Pa., where military honors will be accorded by the Navy and Marine Corp Reserve Center, Moundsville, W.Va.

Catherine Sileo
Catherine Sileo, 75, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 15, 2000, in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Thomas M. Dolfi Funeral Home, Uniontown, Pa.

Paul R. Winwood
Paul Ries Winwood, 76, of White Oak, Pa., died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at home.
He was a custodian at St. John of the Cross Lutheran Church in Dravosburg.
Surviving are his wife, Nora Scheirer Winwood; children, Paul R. Winwood Jr., and Bonnie Martin of Elizabeth, and Patrick Winwood of Finleyville; sisters, Margaret Sherwood of Los Angeles, Calif., and Verna Winwood of Brownsville; stepchildren, April Scheirer of Elizabeth, Raymond, Thomas and Timothy Scheirer of McKeesport, Michael and Shawn Scheirer of White Oak, Stephen Scheirer of Port Vue, and Shannon Scheirer of North Versailles Township; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends were received in the Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, from 9 a.m. until the hour of service there at noon.

Josephine M. Caputo
Josephine M. (Smearcheck) Caputo, 76, of Ross Township, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2000, in Passavant Hospital.
Josephine was a clerk for Kaufmanns Department Store.
Surviving are three brothers, William Smearcheck Sr., of Nemacolin, Pa., Edward of California, and Richard of Ohio; one sister, Cecilia Logan of Masontown; beloved friend, Samuel Seminatore; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held in the Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Highway, Ross Township.

Blanche T. Cucura
Blanche T. (Mulich) Dutkewycz-Krofcheck-Cucura, 92, of Lemont Furnace, Pa., died Tuesday, July 4, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born March 24, 1908, in Oliver, Pa., a daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche (Butz) Mulich.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank Dutkewycz on Aug. 11, 1948; her second husband, Valentine Krofcheck on Nov. 2, 1970; her third husband, Mike Cucura on Feb. 15, 1989; a daughter, Rosalee Wilson; four brothers; and six sisters.
She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, and was a retired employee of Berkowitz Shirt Factory.
Surviving are three sons, Joseph Deskovich of Hopwood, Pa., Edward Dutkewycz and wife, Dolly of Lemont Furnace, Pa., with whom she made her home, and Francis Dutkewycz and wife, Carolyn of Fairchance, Pa.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; four sisters, Antoinette Cratsley of Youngstown, Ohio, Pauline Pelish of Warren, Mich., Elizabeth Mulich of Oliver, Pa., and Nellie Bergagna of Youngstown, Ohio; and many special nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., and Friday, July 7, 2000, until 9 a.m., when a Blessing Service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m., in St. Joseph R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. Alexander L. Pleban as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hopwood.

Charles Cunningham
Charles W. Cunningham, 90, of Star Route, Mount Pleasant, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, in Harmon House, Mount Pleasant. 
He is survived by his wife, Mabel C. Cooper Cunningham; three sons, Richard L. Cunningham of Mount Pleasant, Donald C. Cunningham of Mineral Wells, W.Va. and Rev. Charles W. Cunningham Jr. of Bolivia and a daughter, Patricia McCormack of Chambersburg.
Friends will be received at Luther J. Grimm Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. until 11 a.m. Friday.

Thomas E. Furlong
Thomas E. Furlong, 80, of Brownsville, Pa., passed away Sunday, July 2, 2000, in Brownsville General Hospital.
He was born August 19, 1919, in Centerville Borough, Washington County, Pa., son of Earl Furlong and Elsie Rankin Furlong.
He was Methodist by faith.
Mr. Furlong was a former employee of the A&P Tea Company in Brownsville, Pa., where he worked for over 45 years.
He also owned Thomas' Beauty Shop in Brownsville.
He was a Veteran of World War II.
Two brothers and his parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Betty Harrison Furlong; two children: Vaughn Furlong and his wife, Kathy, Hamilton, Ohio, and LuAnn and her husband, Fred Hill, Pittsburgh, Pa.; five grandchildren: Beth Quinn, Fred Hill and Scott Hill all of Pittsburgh, Pa., Dr. David Furlong, Brownsville, Pa., and Dana Furlong, Hamilton, Ohio; three great-grandchildren: Brendan Hill, Alexis Hill, and Katlyn Furlong; brothers and sisters: Harry Furlong, Brownsville, Pa., Wallace Furlong, Hiller, Pa., Dorothy Kuty, Brownsville, Pa., Wilma Kuhta, Uniontown, Pa., and Alice Danko, Vesta Seven, Pa.; also numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park Street, Brownsville, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., where Funeral Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Paul E. Wilson Sr., officiating.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.

Jacob H. Grace Sr. 
Jacob H. Grace Sr., 68, of Connellsville, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, at his residence.
He is survived by two sons, Jake H. Grace Jr. of Connellsville and Jeff Grace of Creston, Ohio; two daughters, Patty Bath of Borden, Ind., and Ruth Buie of Clarksburg, Ind.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a brother, Emery Grace of Dayton, Ohio.
Friends will be received at Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville, Friday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Katherine M. Hanna
Katherine M. Hanna, 74, of Lauderdale By The Sea, Fla., died Saturday, July 1, 2000.
She was the wife of Michael D. Hanna of 54 years; mother of Michael D. Hanna Jr., of Upper St. Clair, Gerarda A. of Hancock, N.H., Mary P. of Escondido, Calif., and Mark P. of Whitehall; sister of Mildred Stager of Parma, Ohio, and Elizabeth Elias of Masontown, Pa.; and grandmother of Ashley E. Hanna of Upper St. Clair.
Services were Privately held in St. Gabriel of The Sorrowful Virgin Church. Arrangements were handled by the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME INC., Pittsburgh.

Wilbur Dean Hartman
Wilbur Dean Hartman of Detroit, Mich. formerly of South Connellsville, died Tuesday, July 4, 2000, at his home.
He is survived by a son, John; a daughter, Sharon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers, Floyd and Earl Hartman of South Connellsville and William Hartman of Dunbar; four sisters, Faye Welker and Betty Haines of Connellsville, LaVerne Blosnick of Rices Landing and June Kulczak of Maryland.
Services were held in Detroit, Mich. 

John D. Koposko Sr.
John D. Koposko Sr., 77, of Uniontown, Pa., died early Tuesday morning July 4, 2000, at his residence with his loving family by his side.
He was born November 21, 1922, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Andrew Koposko and Ann Harchar Koposko.
John was a member of United Mine Workers of America and Ss. Cyril & Methodius Roman Catholic Church in Fairchance, Pa.
He was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator most of his life at various coal companies and retired from Luzerne Coal Company in 1984.
John also enjoyed his family and the simple way of life. He liked gardening, talking to his neighbors, and working on cars in his garage.
His memories will be cherished!
Three sisters, Ann, Agnes and Veronica Koposko, brother, Andrew Koposko, and his parents preceded in death.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Josephine M. Varva Koposko; children: John F. Koposko Jr., Uniontown, Pa., Regina M. Koposko Cox and husband, Roy Cox, Lugoff, South Carolina, Roseann Kurutz and husband, Bob Kurutz, Uniontown, and Susan J. Koposko, Uniontown; his granddaughters-he was lovingly known to them as
Pap Pap": Suzanne Cox, Lugoff, South Carolina, Danielle Mullen, Nicole Mullen, and Heather Mullen all of Uniontown, Pa., and Emily Cox, Lugoff, South Carolina; and brothers: Elmer Koposko, Windber, Pa., Vincent Koposko, Uniontown, Pa., and Rudy Koposko, Uniontown. Also survived by a very special friend, Elmer Saltrik of Markleysburg, Pa.
Friends will be received at the DEAN C. WHITMARSH FUNERAL HOME, 134 WEST CHURCH STREET, FAIRCHANCE, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, July 8, until 8:30 a.m., when a prayer service will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 9 a.m., in Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church, Fairchance.
Interment will follow in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Fairchance, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church Handicap Ramp Fund, 50 North Morgantown Street, Fairchance, PA 15436.
A Parish Wake Service will be held today at 8 p.m.
Christian Mothers will recite the Rosary on Friday at 4 p.m. 

Andrew R. Kostelnik
Andrew R. Kostelnik, 84, of Hiller, Pa., died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at his home.
He was born April 28, 1916, in West Brownsville, Pa., son of the late Joseph and Anna Sedlacko Kostelnik.
Andrew was a retired Miner from Gateway Mine, and a member of the UMWA, Chartiers Local 6330, District 2.
During World War II, he was sent to Chester, Pa., as a Master Welder to build ships.
He was a charter member of the Hiller Volunteer Fire Department, and a lifelong member of the Brownsville Elks 6331.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 50 years, Thelma Murray Kostelnik; four brothers, Frank, Joseph, George and Bill; and three sisters, Ann, Mary and Josephine.
Surviving are his loving wife, Nellie Porter Kostelnik; the following children: his son, Alan Kostelnik, granddaughter, Margaret and grandson, Matthew of Morristown, N.J., daughter, Janice and husband, Andrew Machusko of Brownsville, Pa., granddaughter, Mauree and great-grandson, Aaron Faith of Hiller, Pa., and grandson, Sean Machusko of Belle Vernon, Pa., daughter, Jeanne Jenkins and dear friend, Larry Gaskin of Phoenix, Ariz., grandson, Brian and wife, Julie Jenkins and great-granddaughters, Emilee, Lauren and Jenna of Champaign, Ill, and grandson, Tom and wife, Debra Jenkins of Champaign, Ill; a brother, Steve Lesneck Kostelnik of Hiller, Pa.; sisters, Irene Kubacka of Brownsville, Pa., and Ellen Weirton of Jacksonville, Fla.; stepchildren, Cathy Ann Brumley of Grindstone, Pa., Larry Porter of Virginia Beach, Va., Charles B. Porter of Brownsville, Pa., and Jean Shamsi of Uniontown, Pa.; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park St., ,Brownsville, Pa., today from 6 to 9 p.m., and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., where a prayer service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Brownsville, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Fr. Vincent Gigliotti as celebrant.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park.

Charles A. Kramer
Charles A. Kramer, 79, of Ruffsdale, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Monday, July 3, 2000, at Cedar Ridge Personal Care Home, Ruffsdale.
He is survived by a son, Robert E. Kramer Shawley; a daughter, Charlene A. Kramer Shawley; four grandsons and two sisters, Anne and Mary Kramer of Pittsburgh.
Friends will be received at Eugene G. Saloom Funeral Home Inc., Main Street, Mount Pleasant, today until 9:30 a.m. 

John J. Lagwanits
John J. Lagwanits, 82, of Reading, Pa., passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 16, 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Joseph J. and Mary Matyas Lagwanits.
Surviving are his wife, Annabelle Rishel (King) Lagwanits; two stepsons, Ronald Bierer of Toledo, Ohio, and Charles Bierer of Bridgeport, W.Va.; three stepdaughters, Darlene Cassidy of Strongville, Ohio, Ginny Bierer Hracho of Reading, Pa., and Betsy Bierer Natalie of Hockessin, Del.; two grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Legwanits was employed as a supervisor with Ohio Bell, retiring in 1979.
He was a veteran of the Army Air Force in World War II, and the Korean Wars.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, Hopwood, on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. Thomas Whitehead officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.

Virginia Eddie Hoak Lininger
Virginia Eddie Hoak Lininger, 88, of Uniontown, Pa., died Monday, July 3, 2000, in UPMC-Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, Pa.
She was born December 6, 1911, in Perryopolis, Pa., daughter of Jack Eddie and Flora Belle Hannah Eddie.
Mrs. Lininger was a former employee of the Uniontown Hospital, a member of Central Christian Church in Uniontown, and a Lifetime Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Franklin T. Hoak Sr., her second husband, Clarence Lininger, two children, Franklin T. Hoak Jr. and Kay Frances Chuna, several brothers and sisters, and her parents.
Surviving are a daughter, Carol and her husband, Steve Popson, and a son, Thomas Hoak and his wife, Evelyn, all of Uniontown; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Mills of Uniontown.
Friends will be received in the JEROME W. SHELL FUNERAL HOME, 164 South Mount Vernon Avenue, Uniontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted at 8:30 p.m., with Dr. Tommy Garrison officiating. 
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, it is requested by the family that memorial contributions be made to Central Christian Church, Uniontown.

Roselia V. Pleban
Roselia Victoria Pleban, formerly of Wynn, Pa., died in Uniontown Hospital after a brief illness, and through God's Providence entered into Eternal Life on Tuesday, July 4, 2000, in her 92nd year of life.
She is survived by her three sons, the Rev. Alexander L. Pleban, Pastor of St. Joseph Church on Walnut Hill Road, Uniontown, Pa., the Rev. Leo J. Pleban, Retired Pastor of St. Joseph the Provider Church, Campbell, Ohio, and with whom she made her home for the past 30 years, and John P. Pleban and his wife, Mary of Chicago, Ill; two granddaughters, Michelle Colen and her husband, Michael and Julie Clarke and her husband, Matt; four great-grandchildren, Megan, Jessica, Ashley and Courtney Colen, all of Chicago, Ill; one sister, Tekla Skomra of Uniontown, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, who was electrocuted in 1944, at Wynn Coke Works; the following sisters, Mary Joswick, Katherine Hench, Viola Bari, Bessie Minkus, Hettie Frankowiak and Martha Kassimer; and one brother, Charles Hensh.
She was born Aug. 30, 1907, in McClure, Pa., the daughter of John and Victoria (Lewandowski) Hensh.
After the death of her husband, the family moved to Pittsburgh, Pa., and for many years, she was employed by the Capuchin Fathers in Brookline, as a seamstress making church vestments for their religious order and also for many priests of the Pittsburgh and Greensburg Dioceses. She was also employed at this time by Toner Institute for Boys, Pittsburgh, Pa., to assist the Sisters of Divine Providence in Administrative Duties. On retirement, she made her home with her son, Leo and served as rectory housekeeper. She enjoyed and belonged to many religious organizations in the Parishes of St. Ann of Sebring, Ohio, and St. Joseph the Provider of Campbell, Ohio.
She spent a lifetime of dedication and devotion to her sons. God blessed her with good health for many years, and she enjoyed equal devotion and love from her sons.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, July 8, 2000, until 10:30 a.m., when a Blessing Service will be held. A Mass of Christian burial follows at 11 a.m., and will be concelebrated by her priest sons and visiting clergy, with Bishop Bosco in attendance, at St. Joseph Church on Walnut Hill Road, Uniontown. Burial will be in Parish Cemetery of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Fairchance, Pa. St. Joseph Christian Mothers will recite the Rosary on Friday at 3 p.m.

Hazel B. Quinette
Hazel B. Quinette, 81, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Addison, Pa., died Friday, June 30, 2000, at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Along with her husband, she owned and operated the W.C. Quinette Boat Docks at Youghioneny Lake from 1957 to 1969.
She is survived by her husband, William C. Quinette; a son, Bill Quinette and grandson,David Quinette, all of Boynton Beach, Fla.; a granddaughter, Pamela Quinette of Springhill, Fla.; and sisters, Irene Pfirman of Butler, Pa., Eva Messer of Pittsburgh, Emma Wise of Dayton, Ohio, and Luella Gunther of Wilmington, Ohio.
Friends will be received in the Humbert Funeral Home, Confluence, on Saturday, July 8, from 1 to 3 p.m., the hour of service.

Carol Sausman
Carol Sausman, 52, of Uniontown, Pa., died Tuesday, July 4, 2000, in the Westmoreland Hospital. 
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Haky Funeral Homes Inc., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, Pa.

Lilly P. Smiley
Lilly P. (Cunningham) Smiley, 87, of Fairchance, Pa., died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at home.
She was born Jan. 5, 1913, in Fairchance, Pa., daughter of the late Ross and Sarah Kissinger Cunningham.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Finley (Bud) Smiley on May 26, 1987; a son, Danny Smiley in 1946; and four brothers, William, James, Charles and Edward Cunningham.
Surviving are two children, Jack D. Smiley and his wife, Connie of Monaca, Pa., and Lora Beth DiDominic of Fairchance, Pa.; two grandsons, Shawn Smiley and his wife, Alma of Aliquippa, Pa., and Brett F. DiDominic of Fairchance, Pa.; a great-granddaughter, Nicole Smiley of Aliquippa, Pa.; two sisters, Mabel Bowers of Fairchance, Pa., and Grace Smiley of Nokesville, Va.; two brothers, Milton Cunningham of Fairchance, Pa., and Ralph Cunningham of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Smiley was a member of the Fairchance Church of the Brethren.
The family will receive friends in the GOLDSBORO-TOMI FUNERAL HOME, 21 East Church St., Fairchance, Pa., on Friday, July 7, 2000, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, July 8, 2000, until 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. Harrison Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.

George Tretinik
George Tretinik, 86, of Willowick, Ohio, a former resident of Wickliffe, Ohio, died Tuesday, July 4, 2000, in Willoughby Lake Hospital West.
He was born in Leisenring, Pa., on May 9, 1914, the late Michael Tretinik and Julia Zelinisky Tretinik.
He was employed by White Motors, in Cleveland, Ohio, for 26 years, retiring in 1976.
George was the founding member of both St. Stephens and St. Andrews Byzantine Catholic churches, a Cantor for 50 years, a member of St. Stephens Holy Name Society, a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1933-34, and a former member of Euclid Knights of Columbus.
Surviving are his wife, Pauline (Bakos) Tretinik; a son, Daniel George (Nancy) Tretinik of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Marianne (Anthony) Erdelyi-Valentino of Rocky River, Ohio; four grandchildren; and dearest brother of Stephen Tretinik of Wickliffe, Paul Tretinik of Uniontown, Pa., William Tretinik of St. Louis, Mo., Ann Fani of Uniontown, Pa., and Helen Miller of California.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were brothers, John and William Tretinik; and sisters, Marie Whitehead and Julia Kealoha.
Friends will be received in the ORLANDO-DONSANTE FUNERAL HOME, 29550 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, Ohio, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Hopwood, Pa., on Friday at 5 p.m. A Parastas Service will be held today in the funeral home.

Elsie E. Wagner
Elsie E. (Clevenger) Wagner, 88, of Markleysburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born Jan 25, 1912, in Casselman, Pa., the daughter of the late Fritz and Laura Belle (Shultz) Clevenger. 
Preceding her in death were her husband, Richard Herbert Wagner on July 5, 1967; and one son, Bruce Herbert Wagner in 1990. She was a member of the Markleysburg Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses.
Surviving are one son, Thomas E. Wagner and his wife, Carmela of Silver Springs, Md.; one daughter, Patricia Jane Lose and her husband, Bill of Bruceton Mills, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the RODNEY S. TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 254 Main St., Markleysburg, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday until 11 a.m., the hour of service.

Charles A. Ansell
Charles A. Ansell, 88, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Thursday, July 6, 2000, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years, Betty Rapson Ansell; two sons, Kenneth and C. Ray Ansell, both of Uniontown; four grandchildren, Lisa, Christopher, Raymond and Barbara Ansell; a brother, James Ansell of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and two sisters, Edna Ansell of Uniontown, and Helen Craig of Baltimore, Md.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Andrew D. Ferguson Funeral Home Inc., 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, Pa.

Rev. Fr. Benjamin Babula
Rev. Fr. Benjamin Babula, 57, administrator of Holy Trinity Parish, and a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Greensburg, died Thursday, July 6, 2000, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.
He was born March 1, 1943, in New Rochelle, N.Y., a son of the late Joseph L. and Patricia (Davis) Babula.
Father Babula grew up in Indiana, and attended Indiana High School, St. Pius X College, Erlanger, Ky., and Saint Francis Seminary, Loretto. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 3, 1975, at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, by the late Bishop William G. Connare. His first assignment was as parochial vicar at St. Joseph Parish, New Kensington. He later served parochial vicarships at Holy Family Parish, Seward (1976-84), and St. Mary Parish, Uniontown, (1984-85) before being name administrator of the former St. Elizabeth Parish, Starford, in 1985. He received his first pastorate there in July, 1986. He had served as administrator with pastoral care at Holy Trinity Parish, since December, 1995.
He is survived by two brothers, Joseph Babula and wife, Marion of Marion, Pa., and Edward Babula and wife, Gina of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Rose Crombell of Wilkes-Barre, and Barbara Racan and husband, Richard of West Chester, Pa.
Viewing will be held on Sunday, July 9, from 2 to 9 p.m., in Holy Trinity R.C. Church, where a Vigil Service will be held at 7 p.m., with the Rev. John R. Cindric V.F., presiding, and the Rev. John Butler as Homilist. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, July 10, at 11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Church, with the Most Rev. Anthony G. Bosco, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, as the main celebrant and Homilist. Interment will follow in the Cemetery of the Church of the Resurrection at Starford, Pa. In lieu of flowers, mass offerings for the poor souls may be offered in his memory. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., Connellsville. (724) 628-1872.

Susan A. Bilek
Susan Ann (Machinia) Bilek, 79, of Uniontown, Pa., died Thursday, July 6, 2000, in Hillside Manor.
She was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Shoaf, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Anna (Mehalich) Machinia-Jerome.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Constance Bilek; and the following brothers and sisters, Mary Machinia, Ann (Machinia) Padlo, Martha (Machinia) Campbell, Joseph Machinia, Amadee Jerome and John Machinia.
She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Mike Bilek; four children, Charlotte M. Freed and husband, Paul of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Michael J. Bilek and wife, Frannie of Waldorf, Md., Joyce L. Stiner and husband, Ernie of Uniontown, Pa., and Edward A. Bilek and wife, Christine of Uniontown, Pa.; five grandchildren, Gregory Freed of Atlanta, Ga., Erica, Bruce and Tiffany Bilek of Maryland, and Natalie S. Stiner of Uniontown, Pa.; brothers, Steve Machinia of Uniontown, Pa., Fred Jerome of Cleveland, Ohio, and Augustine Jerome of Fairchance, Pa.; and sister, Louise (Jerome) Seiaman of Ronco, Pa.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, July 8, 2000, until 9:15 a.m., when a Blessing Service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m., in All Saints R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. James F. Bump as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Orthodox Cemetery, Masontown, Pa.

Elsie J. Biller
Elsie J. Biller, 77, of Mount Pleasant, died Monday, July 3, 2000, in Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant.
Friends will be received at Brooks Funeral Home Inc., 406 E. Washington St., Mount Pleasant, today until 9:30 a.m. 

Jean E. Bright
Jean E. Bright, 76, of Hancock Road, Brownsville, Pa., (Centerville Boro), died Thursday, July 6, 2000, at 1:45 a.m., in her home.
She was born Nov. 1, 1923, in Grindstone, Pa., a daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Mitchell Strosnider.
She was a member of the Blainesburg Bible Church, a graduate of Brownsville High School, and an employee of the Social Security Administration in Baltimore, Md., for 27 years.
Surviving are her husband, Harvey W. Bright of Brownsville; four grandsons, Christopher Roseman and Clarence Talbert, Michael Talbert and Arthur Talbert; two granddaughters, Lynn Bastian and Joanne Jordan; two sisters, Lily Coughenour Esra of Carmichaels, and Nellie Cassel of Dickerson Run, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Judith Ann Cantrell, who died in 1989, Faith Adair Roseman, who died in 1989, and Linda Kiehl, who died in 1994; and three sisters, Daisy Shemo, Ellie Keeny and Naomi Kennedy; 
Friends will be received in the GREENLEE FUNERAL HOME, Route 40, 2830 Main St., Beallsville, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 8, until 11 a.m. Interment will be in Mount Union Cemetery, Morgantown, W.Va. The Family suggests memorials may be made to the church of one's choice.

Mark A. Costello
Mark A. Costello, 35, of Fairchance, Pa., died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, in Harrisburg, Pa.
He was born Dec. 18, 1964, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Gwendolyn Knox Costello and the late Lloyd Costello Sr.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Cassandra Costello and Courtney Costello, both of Collier, Pa.; three sisters, Katie Kaputa and her husband, Leo of Fairchance, Pa., Cindy Pechatsko and her husband, Tim of Fairchance, Pa., and Wilma Groover and her husband, Skipp of Point Marion, Pa.; two brothers, Lloyd Costello Jr., and his wife, Sue of Smithfield, Pa., and Dan Costello and his wife, Mary of Uniontown, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
Mark was a member of the Fairchance Church of the Brethren.
The family will receive friends in the GOLDSBORO-TOMI FUNERAL HOME, 21 East Church St., Fairchance, Pa., on Sunday, Jul y 9, 2000, from 6 to 8 p.m., when a memorial service will be held, with the Rev. Kenneth Walls officiating. Interment will be private. 

Henrietta E. Grove
Henrietta E. Grove, 92, of Uniontown, Pa., formerly of McClellandtown, Pa., passed away Thursday, July 6, 2000, at Beverly Health Care Center, Uniontown.
She was born May 3, 1908, at High House, Pa., daughter of the late Samuel Evans Keener and Florence (Harvey) Keener.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester A. Grove on Sept. 21, 1978; a daughter, Joanne Mae Grove on April 30, 1937; and two brothers, William Keener on April 18, 1974, and John Keener in January, 1993.
Mrs. Grove was a Golden Age member of the McClellandtown Presbyterian Church, the Trinity Class and the Women's Circle.
She was a teacher in the Albert Gallatin Area School District, where she retired in 1971. She was a member of the German Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and National Teachers' organizations. She was also a member of the Silver Threads (Senior Citizens Group of McClellandtown).
Surviving are four daughters, Eleanor Murphy and her husband, Ted of La Grange, Ohio, Janet Hartman and her husband, Bob of Elyria, Ohio, Connie Romantic and her husband, John of Elyria, Ohio, and Patricia McClelland and her husband, Harry of Uniontown, Pa.; six grandchildren, Ken and Sandy McClelland of Uniontown (with whom she resided), Robert and Terri Hartman, Debra and Dan Boror and Mark and Brenda Romantic, all of Elyria, Ohio; Pam and Paul Workman of Zanesville, Ohio, and Tom and Beth Murphy of Wellington, Ohio; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lela Mae Johns of Uniontown.
Friends will be received in the H. DAVID MCELROY FUNERAL HOME, corner of Main and Blaine streets, McClellandtown, on Saturday, July 8, 2000, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday, July 9, 2000, until 2:30 p.m., the hour of service. The Rev. Douglas J. Essinger-Hileman will officiate. Interment will follow in Church Hill Cemetery, McClellandtown.

Andrew R. Kostelnik
Andrew R. Kostelnik, 84, of Hiller, Pa., died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at his home.
He was born April 28, 1916, in West Brownsville, Pa., son of the late Joseph and Anna Sedlacko Kostelnik.
Andrew was a retired Miner from Gateway Mine, and a member of the UMWA, Chartiers Local 6330, District 2.
During World War II, he was sent to Chester, Pa., as a Master Welder to build ships.
He was a charter member of the Hiller Volunteer Fire Department, and a lifelong member of the Brownsville Elks 6331.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 50 years, Thelma Murray Kostelnik; four brothers, Frank, Joseph, George and Bill; and three sisters, Ann, Mary and Josephine.
Surviving are his loving wife, Nellie Porter Kostelnik; the following children: his son, Alan Kostelnik, granddaughter, Margaret and grandson, Matthew of Morristown, N.J., daughter, Janice and husband, Andrew Machusko of Brownsville, Pa., granddaughter, Mauree and great-grandson, Aaron Faith of Hiller, Pa., and grandson, Sean Machusko of Belle Vernon, Pa., daughter, Jeanne Jenkins and dear friend, Larry Gaskin of Phoenix, Ariz., grandson, Brian and wife, Julie Jenkins and great-granddaughters, Emilee, Lauren and Jenna of Champaign, Ill, and grandson, Tom and wife, Debra Jenkins of Champaign, Ill; a brother, Steve Lesneck Kostelnik of Hiller, Pa.; sisters, Irene Kubacka of Brownsville, Pa., and Ellen Weirton of Jacksonville, Fla.; stepchildren, Cathy Ann Brumley of Grindstone, Pa., Larry Porter of Virginia Beach, Va., Charles B. Porter of Brownsville, Pa., and Jean Shamsi of Uniontown, Pa.; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park St., ,Brownsville, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., where a prayer service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Brownsville, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Fr. Vincent Gigliotti as celebrant. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park.

John J. Lagwanits
John J. Lagwanits, 82, of Reading, Pa., passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 16, 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Joseph J. and Mary Matyas Lagwanits.
Surviving are his wife, Annabelle Rishel (King) Lagwanits; two stepsons, Ronald Bierer of Toledo, Ohio, and Charles Bierer of Bridgeport, W.Va.; three stepdaughters, Darlene Cassidy of Strongville, Ohio, Ginny Bierer Hracho of Reading, Pa., and Betsy Bierer Natalie of Hockessin, Del.; two grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Legwanits was employed as a supervisor with Ohio Bell, retiring in 1979.
He was a veteran of the Army Air Force in World War II, and the Korean Wars.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, Hopwood, on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. Thomas Whitehead officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.

Rosemary Morris
Rosemary Morris, 52, of Uniontown, Pa., died suddenly Thursday, July 6, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Haky Funeral Homes Inc., Uniontown, Pa. 

Rose M. Ross
Rose Marie Ross, 89, of Uniontown, Pa., formerly of Connellsville, Pa., passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital and went to be with her Lord.
She was born Dec. 4, 1910, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Angelo M. and Fortunata Savio D'Andrea.
She was a member of St. Rita Roman Catholic Church and its Christian Mothers in Connellsville. 
She was active in various clubs and organizations in the Connellsville area, prior to her moving to Uniontown, to live with her daughter. Rose was the first president of the Connellsville Area Senior Citizens Center when first organized. 
She was a housewife all of her life, who was loving, caring and ever close to her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are three daughters, Janie Nicholson and her husband, Ken of Uniontown, with whom she resided and Rita Molinaro and her husband, Henry and Vera Long, all of Connellsville; six sons, Rocky Ross and his wife, Libby and John Ross and his wife, Marie, all of Connellsville, Joe Ross and his close companion, Sandy Murphy and Terry Ross and his wife, Sharon, Louie Ross and his wife, Karen and Frank Ross and his wife, Cindy, all of Dunbar; 46 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; and 14 great great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank A. Ross, on Oct. 2, 1955; a son, Anthony (Hank) Ross, in April of this year; a grandson, Emerson Long Jr., in 1980; three brothers, Domenic, Joseph and Anthony D'Andrea; a sister, Rose Ross; and two half-sisters, Minnie Zeppo and Kate Bowman.
Friends will be received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 South First St., West Side, Connellsville, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where a Blessing Service will be held on Saturday at 9:45 a.m., in the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., in St. Rita R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. Francis Lesniowski as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Rita Cemetery. A Parish Wake Service will be held this evening at 8:30 p.m., in the funeral home. 

Carol A. Sausman
Carol Ann Sausman, 52, of Uniontown, Pa., died Tuesday, July 4, 2000, in Westmoreland Hospital.
She was born April 2, 1949, in Uniontown, Pa., the daughter of the late Miller and Ida (Davis) Howard.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Hoak.
Carol was employed at the Mount Vernon Inn as a receptionist for several years.
She is survived by two children, Kenneth Stephen Livingston of Albuquerque, N.M., and Lori Anderson of Virginia; and five grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, July 8, 2000, until 2 p.m., with Dr. Tommy Garrison officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Hopwood, Pa.

John A. Wrabel
John A. Wrabel, 81, of Uniontown, Pa., died Wednesday, July 5, 2000.
Funeral arrangemetns are incomplete and will be announced by the Haky Funeral Homes Inc., of Uniontown, Pa.

Ella Zelenak
Ella Zelenak, 98, of Isabella, formerly of Ronco, Pa., died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, in Isabella, Pa.
She was born Jan. 1, 1902, in Shoaf, Pa., daughter of the late George and Suzanna Goyda.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Zelenak; a son, Eugene F. Zelenak; sister, Marie and brother, Michael Goyda. She was the last remaining member of her immediate family.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main St., Masontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, July 8, 2000, until 9:30 a.m., when a Blessing Service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m., in St. Mary Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. Andrew M. Kawecki as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Leckrone, Pa. A Parish Wake Service will be held today at 3 p.m. 


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