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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Sept. 17, 1959

William Lewellyn OWENS, 68, died Monday morning, September 14, 1959 of
a lingering illness.
     He was born April 23, 1891, in Pottsville.
     He leaves his wife, Mary GUELIUS OWENS; two daughters, Mrs. Amy SAVAGE
of Bridgeville, and Mrs. Beverly ELI of R. D. 4, McDonald; four sons,
William H. OWENS, of Fort Wayne, IN, Richard L. OWENS of R. D. 1, Oakdale,
and Clark M. OWENS of Baldwin Borough.  A son, Thomas, preceded him in
death.  There are fourteen grandchildren.
     Friends are being received at the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale, where
servies will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, in charge of the Rev. C. J.
FARMER, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Oakdale.  Burial will be in
Oakdale cemetery.
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     Mrs. Antonia LEMANEK, 83, died at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 15,
1959, in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Paul STEMATZ, Noblestown Rd.,
Oakdale, following a lengthy illness.
     She was born March 15, 1876, in Poland, and came to the United States
as a child.  Her husband Frank, preceded her in death.
     She is survived by a son, Frank LEMANEK of Detroit, MI; two daughters,
Mrs. Albert ROMAIN of Warren, OH, and Mrs. STEMATZ.  There are five
grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
     Friends are being received in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, in St. Patrick's R.C.
church, Noblestown, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph DRUMM.
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     John H. OSKIN, Sr., 63, of R. D. 1, Hickory, died at 7:30 a.m.,
Tuesday, September 15, 1959, in Veterans' Hospital, Oakland.  He had been
ailing for several years.
     Born December 8, 1895, in Warsaw, Poland, a son of the late Stephen and
Anna MILLER OSKIN, he was a retired weighmaster for Wheeling Steel.
     Mr. OSKIN was a veteran of WWI, and had resided in the Canonsburg area
for many years.
     Surviving in addition to his wife Marie Rose CRIQUELLION OSKIN, are
five sons, John Jr. of Penn Hills; Emil of Tarentum; Richard, of New
Kensington; Joseph of Detroit, MI,  and Captain Hilbert, at Shaw AFB, SC; a
daughter , Mrs. Lois GERARD of Fairmont, WV; a brother, and five sisters.
     Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday in the Speakman
funeral home, Houston, i charge of the Rev. J. M. SCOTT.  Burial will be in
Oak Spring cemetery.
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     Robert R. STEVENSON, 62, died Wednesday, September 9, 1959, in his home
in Crafton.
     A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert STEVENSON, he was born April 18,
1897, in McDonald.  He attended the local schools and graduated in 1915 from
McDonald HS.  He carried mail in McDonald for a short time and then studied
metallurgy at Carnegie Institute of Technology.
     He was employed as a metallurgist by the Oliver Iron & Steel Co., in
Pittsburgh until the company moved west.  He then became associated in that
capacity with the National Electric Co., where he worked for three years
until he retired in April of this year due to illness.
     During WWI he served with the U.S. Coast Guard at Shipbottom, NJ, and
was discharged in February, 1919.
     Mr Stevenson was affiliated with George Guthrie Lodge F. & A. M.,
Northside, Pittsburgh, and the Presbyterian church.
     He leaves his wife, Catherine SIMPSON STEVENSON, whom he married June
16, 1925; a son; six sisters, Mrs. henrietta WELBUSH of Alliance, OH; Mrs.
Euphemia COOK of R. D. 1, McDonald; Mrs. George W. LAVIE, and Miss Margaret,
Miss Florence and Miss Nell STEVENSON of McDonald; and a brother, J. R.
STEVENSON, of Deland, FL.  There are three grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held last Saturday in Crafton in charge of the
Rev. Mr. EWALT, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Crafton.  Burial
was in Highwood cemetery.
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     Andrew KURCHENA, 62, of Laurel Hill, McDonald, died Thursday, September
10, 1959, in the John J. Kane hospital, where he had been a patient for 18
days.  He had been ill for two years.
     A son of Andrew KURCHENA, he was born July 13, 1897 in Oakdale.
     He is survived by his wife, Agnes LORESKI KURCHENA; four sons, Andrew,
James, William, and Eugene; a daughter, Dorothy; three step-sons; his father
Andrew KURCHENA of Westend, Pittsburgh; two brothers, Emil of Carnegie, and
John of Morgan; and three sisters, Mrs. Anne ROGERS of Westend, Pittsburgh,
Mrs. Mary CORBETT of McDonald, and Mrs. Angelina CAMPBELL of California.
     Funeral services, in charge of the Rev. C. J. Farmer, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church, Oakdale were held Monday afternoon in the Thomas
funeral home, Oakdale.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
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     Mrs. Wilhelmina C. PETTIBONE, 85, died at 11:45 a. m. Saturday,
September 12, 1959 in her home in Eldersville.
     A daughter of George and Marie BOEDECKER WHIGMAN, she was born in
Patterson's Mills.  He was married November 24, 1897 to Thomas A. PETTIBONE.
     She was a member of the Eldersville Methodist church, Missionary Circle
No. 1, and Jefferson Grange.
     Besides her husband, she leaves five children, Arthur W. of Monaca;
Alvin of Aliquippa, Mrs. Samuel MENEELY of Washington' Mrs. W. H. CASSIDY of
Coraopolis, and Mrs Herman LaPOSTA of Eldersville; two sisters, Mrs. Mary
KLAGER of Washington, adn Mrs. Anna PETTIBONE of Oakdale.  There are 16
grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.
      Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Eldersville, in charge
of the Rev. Norman C. Young, pastor of the Eldersville Methodist church.
Burial was in Bethel cemetery.
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     Mrs. Rose KUKULINSKI, 71, wife of Walter KUKULINSKI of Imperial, died
Monday, September 7, 1959, in the Mercy hospital, following a brief illness.
Mrs. KUKULINSKI was born Sept.15, 1887.  She had been a resident of Imperial
for a number of years.
     Besides her husband, she leaves ten children; Mrs. Albina KISLOSKY of
R. D. 1 Oakdale,  Mrs. Josephine HARBER of Wireton,  Mrs. Alice GOLD of
Neville Island, Mrs. Helen BARTLEY of Imperial, Mrs. Stella LORENCE of
Russellton, John and Henry KUKULINSKI of Imperial, Frank of Miami, FL,
Ludwick of Youngstown, OH, and Walter of Moon Run.  There are ten
grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held last Friday afternoon in the Weir funeral
home, Imperial, in charge of the Rev.Walter MOSS of McKees Rocks.  Burial
was in Valley cemetery.
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     Mrs. Mary THOMPSON MGRDICHAN, 79, of Washington, died in a convalescent
home Sunday, sept 13, 1959.  She had been in failing health, but death was
unexpected.
     Born June 27, 1880, in East Liberty, Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of
the late Robert and Emily BELL THOMPSON.  He had resided in the Hiskory and
Washington areas since 1921.
     A member of Mt. Pleasant U. P. church, hickory she graduated from
California State Teacher's College and taught school in Springdale.
     Surviving are a son, Charles B. MGRDICHAN of Los Angeles, CA, a
daughter, Mrs. Mary VARTANIAN of Detroit, MI, and a brother, Robert H.
THOMPSON of Winter Park, FL. There are two granchildren.
     Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in Houston.  Burial was
inWest Alexander cemetery.
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     George POWLIKOSKY, 85, of R. D. 1, McDonald, died Thursday, September
10, 1959 in the Mercy hospital.
     Born April 23, 1874, in Newtar, Poland, he came to the United States in
1900.  He had resided in the McDonald area for 31 years and was employed by
the Pittsburgh Coal Co. until his retirement in1939.
     Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Clara SLOINONKA of Bellaire, OH, Mrs.
Sophia DOUMONT of R. D. 1, McDonald; five sons, Jack of Paris, Joseph of R.
D. 1 McDonald, George of Weirton, WV, Stanley PAVLIC of Library, and Andrew
PAVLIC of McDonald.; and a sister, Mrs. Clara PELOWSKI of Laggerty, OH.
There are 13 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Monday morning in St. Alphonsus, R. C.
church, McDonald in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph P. Lonergan.  Burial was
in Resurrection cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug. 20, 1959

Mrs. Georgia GOULD of Clinton, in her 90th year, died suddenly Friday,
August 14, 1959, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital.
     Mrs. GOULD is survived by four daughters, Mrs. John A. WILSON, Sr, Miss
Lou GOULD, and Mrs. Helen CHARLES, all of Clinton, and Mrs. Margaret SAXTON
of Warren, OH; three sons, Roy, Howard, and Jay GOULD, all of Clinton; and a
sister Mrs. Westanna MARSHALL of Frankfort Springs.  There are 11
grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.  Her husband Jesse GOULD is
deceased.
     Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Moody funeral home,
Clinton, in charge fo the Rev. Stanley HARTUNG, pastor of the Clinton U. P.
church.  Burial was in Clinton cemetery.
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     Homer B. BAUMGARDNER, 51, died at 12:24 p.m., Thursday, August 13,
1959, in his home in Hendersonville, after a lingering illness.
     He was born January 11, 1908, at Milroy, a son of the late William J.
and Lottie Bell HENRY BAUMGARDNER.  He had resided in Hendersonville for the
past 18 years.
     Mr. BAUMGARDNER was employed by the Pittsburgh Coal. Co., his lat
position being that of a traveling auditor.
     Surviving are his wife, Marian, BISSELL BAUMGARDNER; two sons, Gordon,
of R.D. 4, McDonald, and Terry, at home; a sister, and a brother.  There are
four grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Houston.  Burial was
in Oak Spring cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Sept. 10, 1959

William ZIEGLER, Sr., 49, of Mayview, died suddenly Wednesday,
September 2, 1959.
     He was born December 8, 1909 in Gladden Heights, Cecil Township, a son
of the last George and Mary KAUFMAN ZEIGLER.
     For the past nine years Mr. Zeigler had been herdsman of dairy cattle
at the Mayview State Hospital.
     He was a member of Oakdale Lodge No. 669, F. & A. M.; Center
Presbyterian church, Peters Township; and the Peters Township Grange; and
was a director of  D. M. I. A. and a member of Allegheny County Fair board.
     Surviving are his wife, Margaret WRIGHT ZIEGLER; a son, William Edward
ZIEGLER, Jr.; and two brothers Elmer and Ralph ZIEGLER, R. D. 2, McDonald.
     Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon in Bridgeville in
charge of the Rev. Joseph Rodgers.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
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     Mrs. Margaret McLAREN WORLEY died suddenly on Sunday, August 16, 1959,
in St. Petersburg, FL.
     Mrs. WORLEY was born in Hastings ave. Oakdale, and resided for a number
of years in Oakdale and Carnegie.  She was ative in club and civic
activities in both Carnegie and St. Petersburg.
     She leaves her husband, Lafayette B. WORLEY, and a son, Raymond, of St.
Petersburg, FL.
     Services were held in Carnegie.  Burial was in Chartiers cemetery,
Carnegie.
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     Miss Mary Louise CHAMBON of Pittsburgh, formerly of McDonald, died at
8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 1959, in the John J. Kane hospital following
a year's illness.
     A daughter of the late Elizabeth BELL and Joseph CHAMBON, she was born
February 12, 1896 in McDonald.  She was a member of the East Liberty
Presbyterian church.
     She is survived by an uncle, Samuel BELL of East Liverpool, OH, and ten
cousins, among whom are Miss Corabelle CHAMBON, Harry CHAMBON, and Louis
VALENTOUR of McDonald.
     Funeral services were held last Friday evening in Pittsburgh.  Burial
was Saturday morning in the Robinson's Run cemetery.
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     Albert FREDERICK died Thursday, August 27, 1959 in his home in
Pittsburgh.
     He leaves his wife, Helen ROBB FREDERICK, a daughter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Robert STURGEON ROBB of the ROBB farm north of McDonald.  Mrs.
Arthur SMITH of Valley St. Ext., McDonald, and Mrs. William LYONS of E.
Lincoln ave. McDonald, are cousins.
     Funeral services were held August 29.
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Felix MACKEY, Sr., 89, died Sunday evening, September 6, 1959, in the
hospital following an illness of 16 years.
    Mr. MACKEY was born April 28, 1872, inItaly and came to the United
States as a young man.  He was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad until
his retirement in 1943.
    He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Mary DeCARLO, and Mrs. Norma
MANZINI, both of Oakdale; and Mrs. Nellie PETROZELLI of Carnegie; and four
sons, Felix Jr., Morris, Raymond and Carl MACKEY, all of Oakdale.  There 18
grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
    Friends are being recieved at the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale.  Funeral
servies will be held at 9:00 a. m.  Thursday in St. Patrick's R. C. Church
Noblestown in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph Drumm.  Burial will be in
Carnegie.
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    Mrs. Alice BERTHOLD TOWARD, 46, of Gregg, R. D. 1, Oakdale, died Monday,
September 7, 1959 in the Mercy hospital following a brief illness.
    A daughter of the late Henry BERTHOLD. and Mrs. Etta BERTHOLD BOWSER.
    She is survivd by her husbasnd, Robert TOWAED, a son, Donald and a
dayghter, Gloria Jean, both at home, a sister, Mrs. Mgt. Tudas of carnegie.
and three brothers Charles, and William Berthold.
    Funeral services will be held at 2'00 friday in the Thomas funeral
home, Oakdale, in charge of thel Rev.t C. J. FARMER, Pastor of the First
Presbyterian. Burial will be in Oakdale cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Nov. 5, 1959

Mrs. Gladys BALDWIN CLUTTER, 58, of Washington died at 2:15 am Friday,
Oct 30, 1959, in the Washington hospital after an illness of 8 weeks.
     Born Oct. 16, 1901, in Washington she was a daughter of Helena EILER
BALDWIN  and the late Nathaniel BALDWIN.
     She had resided in Washington all her life, and had taught in the
Washington schools for the past 30 years.  A member of Central Presbyterian
church, she belonged to the Business and Professional Women's Club.
     Surviving besides her mother, with whom she had made her home, is a
son, Richard R. CLUTTER of Canonsburg.
     There are a number of relatives in the McDonald area in the EILER
branch of the family, including an uncle, Fred EILER of Valley St., McDonald
     Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in Washington.
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     J. George LEOPOLD of Mercer, formerly of Midway, died Friday, Oct. 30,
1959 in the Mercer hospital.
     He was born Nov. 1, 1878,  in Germany, and came to the USA at an early
age and settled in Washington Co. where he engaged in farming.
     Mr. Leopold, husband of the late Caroline DOEHRE LEOPOLD, had resided
in Mercer county since 1943.
     Surviving are a son, August of R. D. 1 Bulger, a daughter, Mrs. Harold
STEWART of R. D. 2, Canonsburg, and a half brother, J. Adam ANGERER.   There
are 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
     Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Pettit funeral home,
McDonald.  Burial was in Center Cemetery, Midway.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 23, 1959

Mrs. Mirello Burchianti
Mrs. Margaret J. Burchianti, died Sunday July 19, 1959 in her home in Midway
following an illness of several months.
     She was born December 18, 1900, in France, the daughter of the late
Stephen and Elizabeth REGISTA BARALE. She was married to Mirello BURCHIANTI
August 5, 1919, in Midway and resided in Midway since. Mr. BURCHIANTI
 operates the Clover Farms store in Midway.
     Mrs. BURCHIANTI was a member of the ladies auxiliary to the VFW and the
Volunteer Fire Department, Midway, and the American Legion, McDonald.  She
was also a member of the Margaret Scott Rebekah Lodge of Burgettstown.
     Surviving besides her husband are two daughters, Elizabeth (Betty) at
home, and Margaret, the wife of Battis MANZINI of Lafayette, IN; a grandson
Stephen MANZINI, and several nieces and nephews.
     Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Wilson funeral
home Midway, in charge of the Rev. Charles VanDyne, pastor of the Center U.
P. Church and the Rev. Robert Veydt, pastor of the Midway Methodist Church.
Burial was in Center cemetery Midway.
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Samuel A. Culley
     Samuel A. (Buck) CULLEY, 47, died Friday, July 17, 1959, in his home in
Elizabeth following an illness of 6 months.
     Mr. CULLEY was born July 25, 1911, in Burgettstown, a son of the late
Mr. And Mrs. Samuel G. CULLEY.  He had been a resident of Elizabeth for the
past seven years and was a member of the Gillhall Presbyterian church.
     Surviving are his wife, Roxane BIDDLE CULLEY; five children, Mrs. Nancy
DIAS of McDonald, R. D., Mrs. Audrey GORDON of Youngstown OH, Mrs.
Jacqueline EAKIN and Mrs. Geraldine WILSON, both of Avella, and Thomas, with
the US Navy; three sisters, Mrs. Thomas FLITON of McKees Rocks R. D., Mrs.
Belle STURGEON of Oakdale, and Mrs. Ruth DOWLER, of Langloth., four
brothers, Oscar and Merle, both of Bulger, William of Georgetown, and Dean
of Oakdale.  There are 14 grandchildren.  A brother Verne S. CULLEY is
deceased.
     Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in Elizabeth.  Burial was
in Round Hill cemetery.
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Stanley Kalucki
Stanley KALUCKI, 50, of Tyre died at 3:40 PM Saturday, July 11, 1959, in the
Sewickley Valley hospital, following a two month illness.
     A son of Mrs. Catherine KALUCKI of Tyre and the late Lawrence KALUCKI,
he was born June 13, 1909 in Poland and came to the United States as an
infant with his parents.  He spent nearly all his life in Tyre and was a
member of St. Columbkille church, Imperial.
     Besides hi mother , he is survived by three sisters, Mary, the wife of
John BOSTIC of Burgettstown, Alice, the wife of Elmer THOMPSON of Mt. Nebo,
and Miss Stella Kalucki of Sewickley, and two brohters, John Kalucki of
Coraopolis and Bernard Kalucki of Laurel Hill, McDonald.
     Funeral services were held July 14 in charge of Rev. Fr. John
KOLAKOWSKI.  Burial was in St. Columbkille cemetery.
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Paul Clay
     Paul CLAY, of Third St., McDonald, died Thursday , July 16, 1959, in
the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh.
     A son of Edward and Susan MCCANN CLAY, he was born in Brady's Bend and
had resided in McDonald for the past 40 years.  He was a driller in oil
fields in the McDonald area before retiring in 1950.
     Mr. Clay was a member of the First Presbyterian church, McDonald.
     Surviving are his wife, Cora BEATTY CLAY, and a brother, James CLAY of
Denver, CO.  A son, William Kenneth, two sisters and a brother are deceased.
     Funeral services were held Sunday evening in the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald in charge of the Rev. Edward R. DeLair, pastor of the First
Presbyterian church, McDonald. Burial was Monday in Robinson's Run cemetery.
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Mrs. Stephen Estvan
     Mrs. Mary ESTVAN, 77, died at 9:00 PM Saturday, July 18, 1959, in her
home in Marion Ave. Oakdale, following a lingering illness.
     She was born May 13, 1882, in Czechoslovakia, and had resided in
Oakdale for a number of years.  Her husband, Stephen ESTVAN, died in 1945.
     She is survived by 4 daughters, Pauline, the wife of Andrew ORLOSKI of
Oakdale,  Anna, wife of Fernal DELPIERE of McDonald,  Ella, wife of Rudolph
SUHAJDA of Detroit, MI, and Ethel, wife of Hugh TUSTIN of Cherry Valley.
There are 15 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Wednesday morning in St. Patrick's church,
Noblestown in charge of the Rev. F. Joseph Drumm.  Burial was in St. Patrick
's cemetery.
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Howard Watters
     Howard WATTERS, 68 of Mt. Pleasant, MI, formerly of Oakdale died
Thursday, July 16, 1959.
     Mr. WATTERS was born August 3, 1890, at the WATTERS homestead near
Oakdale.
     He leaves a son, Oliver WATTERS of Mt. Pleasant MI, a sister Mrs. Cora
Bock of R. D. 2, McDonald, and two brothers, Samuel and Lester WATTERS of
Oakdale.  There are 3 grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held and burial took place Saturday afternoon in
Mt. Pleasant, MI.
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Everett McCarty
     Word has been received of the recent death of Everett MCCARTY in
Rochester, NY.  He leaves a sister, Mrs. Belle, MURRAY of Toronto, OH, and a
cousin, Mrs. Floyd WILSON, of Midway.  Burial was in NY.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Sept. 3, 1959

Mrs. Eleanor YENKO BURKE, 32, of Alexandria, VA, died Sunday, August
20, 1959, in the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD.
     Mrs. BURKE was born March 20, 1927 in Bulger, a daughter of Steve and
Margaret KOSS YENKO.  She was a 1945 graduate of Union HS Burgettstown, and
was a member of St. Rita's R.C. Church, Alexandria.
     Surviving are her husband, Joseph A.; three sons, Joseph Jr., Brennan,
and Eric, all at home; her parents, Mr.& Mrs. Steve YENKO of Bulger, two
brothers, Steve YENKO, Jr., of Midway, and William YENKO of Bulger, and a
sister Miss Louise YENKO of Bulger.
     Friends are being received in the Rogers funeral home, McDonald.
Recquiem high mass will be sung at 10:00a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. church ,
Bulger, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph Pl Sullivan.  Burial will be in Our
Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown.


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