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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  July 30, 1959

Mrs. Stanley MAROLEY
     Mrs. Maudie BLACK MAROLEY, formerly of Sturgeon, died Monday, July 27,
1959, in Detroit, MI.
      She was born August 2, 1918, in Sturgeon, a daughter of Mrs. Nina
THORN BLACK, and the late Clyde BLACK.
      Besides her husband, Stanley MAROLEY, she leaves a daughter, Nina Mae,
of Detroit, MI; her mother Nina THORN BLACK; two sisters, Mrs. Willard
PHILLIPS of Hyattsville, MD, Mrs. Maxwell CUMMINS of Detroit, MI.
     The body will be brought to the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale, where it
may be viewed Thursday.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday
in the funeral home in charge of the Rev. John H. DeBOLT of West Alexander.
Burial will be in Robinson's Run Cemetery.

     Matthew LEWIS, Sr., died suddenly Friday, July 24, 1959, in his home in
Beltzhoover, Pittsburgh.
     A son of Harvey J. and Eva WOOLFOLK LEWIS, he was born November 1, 1906
in Idlewood.  A 1924 graduate of McDonald high school, he attended Virginia
State College in Ettricks, VA for three years and Clark University, Atlanta,
GA.  He also had served as a teacher and coach in Live Oaks, FL.  He was
employed as a photographic engraver by the Pittsburgh Courier.
     He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jean FOWLER LEWIS; two sons, Matthew
LEWIS, Jr., of Baltimore, MD, and Spec. 4 Marvin R. LEWIS, serving with the
US ARMY; a daughter, Miss Doris LEWIS of Detroit, MI; his parents, Mr. And
Mrs. H. J. LEWIS of Barr St., McDonald; three sisters, Mrs. Donald BROOKINS
of Arabella St., McDonald, Miss Dorothy LEWIS of Hampton Institute, Hampton,
VA, and Miss Hattie LEWIS of Weirton, WV.  There are four grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Gaines chapel,
Pittsburgh, in charge of the Rev. Mr. HARRIS of McKeesport.  Burial was in
Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh.

 Mrs. Clara MCELHANY, 77, of Hickory, died at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, July 25,
1959, in the Washington hospital following an illness of two weeks.
 Mrs. MCELHANY was born February 11, 1992, in Chartiers Township, a daughter
of the late John and ____ SIMPSON CARLISLE.  He had spent her entire life in
the Hickory-Houston area and was a member of Mt. Prospect Presbyterian
Church.
 Surviving are two brothers, William CARLISLE of R. D. 3, McDonald, and
Harry CARLISLE of Charlotte, Mich.; two sisters Mrs. Anna McConnell of
Houston and Miss Elva CARLISLE of Canonsburg; a stepdaughter, Miss Margaret
McELHANY of Hickory, and a step-son, William C. MCELHANY of Houston.  Her
husband, W. T. MCELHANY died in 1952.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the family home in
Hickory in charge of the Rev. Richard A. MORLEDGE, pastor of the Mt.
Prospect Presbyterian Church.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Desire STOREZ, 61, of R. D. 3, McDonald, died Sunday, July 26, 1959, in the
Washington hospital.
 A son of Desire and Marie RICH-S STOREZ, he was born February -, 1898, in
Belgium.  He was a member of Les Solidaires Club, Cecil.
 Surviving are his wife, Josephine STOREZ, at home; a son, Raymond STOREZ of
Cecil; two daughters, Virginia ZAMATLIO of Canonsburg and Marie PIRILLO of
Hickory; a brother George, and a sister, Augusta DENYS, both of Charleroi.
There are ten grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Coleman funeral home,
Cecil, in charge of the Rev. C. A. GIFFORD.  Burial was in the Venice
cemetery.

 Mrs. Mary MUCCI, a former resident of Primrose and Joffre, died Saturday
evening, July 25, 1959.
 She was born March, 1884, in Italy.  Her husband, Guido MUCCI died in July,
1945.
 Surviving is is a son, Rudy MUCCI of Ingram.  Mrs. Florence TONY, a
daughter, died in January, 1947.
 Blessing services were held Wednesday in the Wilson funeral home, Midway in
charge of the Rev. Fr. Joseph LONERGAN, pastor of St. Alphonsus church,
McDonald.  Burial was in Center Cemetery, Midway.

 Willis J. VEZIE, 67, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas VEZIE of McDonald,
died Sunday, July 26, 1959 in Los Angeles, Calif.
 A veteran of World War I, he had been confined to a wheelchair the past 12
years.
 He is survived by his wife, four children, 12 grandchildren, four sisters,
and two brothers.
 Mrs. Wilson EVANS of Upper St. Clair is a sister and Eugene VEZIE of
Sturgeon is a brother.
 Funeral services and burial took place in Los Angeles.

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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Aug. 6, 1959

Mrs. Hafia WASKO PUNOLA, 86, died at 3:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 5, 1959,
in her home in North street, McDonald.
 She was born October 12, 1872, in Packanovo, Czechoslovakia and came to the
United States in 1903.  She resided in Tyre until 1919, when the family
moved to McDonald.
 She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Julia BEROCHIK of McDonald, and
Miss Ann PUNOLA and Miss Sophia PUNOLA of New York, N.Y.; four sons, George
PUNOLA and Charles PUNOLA, both of McDonald, John PUNOLA of Primrose, and
Andrew PUNOLA of the U. S. Air Force stationed in Seville, Spain; and two
brothers, George WASKO of Brentwood and Andrew WASKO of Donora.  There are
six grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday in the Pettit funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. John Shepard, pastor of Robinson's Run
U. P. church, McDonald.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 James Lester (Sammy) CHASE, 72, died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 2, 1959,
in the home of his son, George CHASE, R.D. 2, McDonald, after a long
illness.
 He was born August 9, 1886, near Beham, a son of Wilson and Ella GUNN
CHASE.  He had been employed by West Penn Power Co. for nearly 30 years as
an electrician and lineman.  He was a former resident of West Alexander and
attended the Methodist church.
 He was married on October 30, 1907, to Mary Ellen MILLER, who survives
along with a son, George of R. D. 2, McDonald; and two sisters, Mrs.
Margaret WINTERS of Beham; Mrs. Ona HAMMONDTREE of Keyes, Okla. There are
seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
 Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in West Alexander.  Burial
was in West Alexander cemetery.

 Jules HAINAUT, 83, formerly of McDonald, died suddenly of a heart attack
Friday, July 31, 1959, in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Irma SOLLBERGER, in
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
 He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. SOLLBERGER, in whose home he died,
Mrs. Valora GILLESPIE, Mrs. Evelyn COLLIER, and Mrs. Dora DAVIS, all of
Cuyahoga Falls; a son, Alfred HAINAUT of Portland, Ore.; a brother, Fred
HAINAUT of Youngstown, Ohio; and a number of grandchildren.  His wife, now
deceased, was Zifferine DESCUTNER.  John B. MASQUELIER of North McDonald
street, McDonald, is a brother-in-law, and Mrs. Harry DESCUTNER, Sr. of
Midway is a sister-in-law.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Cuyahoga Falls.  Burial was
in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Cuyahoga Falls.

 Mrs. Barbara BUCHKO, 68, died suddenly on Monday, August 3, 1959, in her
home in Seminary avenue, Oakdale.
 She was born in Poland and had lived in Oakdale the past 40 years.  She is
survived by her husband, Nicholas BUCHKO, a son, Michael BUCHKO of Oakdale;
three daughters, Mrs. Mary FLYNN of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Ann GARBAREK of
Carnegie, and Mrs. Helen SNACK of Presto; a brother, Frank SYNOSKI of
Carnegie.  There are four grandchildren.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday in the Thomas funeral
home, Oakdale, in charge of the Rev. Mr. MALE, pastor of the Sandusky
Baptist church, Northside, Pittsburgh.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run
cemetery.

  Charles P. STROUSS, in his 80th year, died Monday July 27, 1959, in his
home in R. D. 1, Imperial.
 He leaves his wife, Mrs. Bertha STROUSS; a daughter, Mrs. Esther MARNHOUT
of Aliquippa; and three sons, Nicholas STROUSS of Jackson Center, and Earl
and Charles STROUSS of R. D. 1, Imperial.  There are six grandchildren and
one great-grandson.
 Funeral services were held July 30 in the Moody funeral home, Clinton.
Burial was in Hebron cemetery.

 Michael KRAWCHYK, 79, on Wednesday, July 29, 1959, died in his home in
Imperial.
  Born January 10, 1880, in Austria, he came to the United States at the age
of 19.  He had been a farmer and at one time was employed by the
Pennsylvania Department of Highways.
 He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn KULOUSEK of Coraopolis; four
sons, Frank KRAWCHYK of Youngstown, Ohio, John KRAWCHYK of Imperial, and
Andrew and Steve KRAWCHYK, both of Coraopolis.  There are 13 grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in St. Mary's Ukrainian church,
McKees Rocks.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 Andrew BANAS, Sr., 47, of Southview, died at 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 31,
1959.
 He was employed as a layout man and fitter by the Pennsylvania Transformer
Co., Canonsburg.
 He was born April 2, 1912, in Pittsburgh, and had been a resident of
Southview for the past five years.
 Surviving are his wife, Jean DOERR BANAS; a son, Andrew BANAS, Jr., at
home; two brothers, John BANAS of Pittsburgh, and Steve BANAS of Atlasburg,
and a sister, Mrs. Mary ZULKOWSKI of Pittsburgh.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday in Canonsburg.  Burial was in Jefferson
Memorial cemetery.

 Charles KIRCHER, 68, of Neville Island, died Monday, July 27, 1959, in the
Sewickley Valley hospital
 Mr. KIRCHER was born and reared in Imperial.
 Besides his wife, Mrs. Minnie KISOW KIRCHER, he leaves four sons, three
daughters, two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth CRITSLEY of Houston, and Mrs. Bertha
ARBORGAST of Imperial, and a brother, Ike KIRCHER of Coraopolis.  There are
14 grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held July 30 in the Weir funeral home, Imperial, in
charge of the Rev. Eugene KELLY, pastor of the Neville Island Presbyterian
church.  Burial was in Valley Cemetery, Imperial.

 Mrs. Blanche BAISE DRUGMAND of Imperial, wife of the late Louis DRUGMAND
died Thursday, July 30, 1959, in the Mercy hospital.  She was born November
8, 1891.
 Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Anais KOSMAN of Aliquippa and Mrs. Odette
ARMSTRONG of Imperial; a son, George DRUGMAND; three sisters, and three
grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Weir funeral home,
Imperial, in charge of the Rev. Raymond TOUVELL, pastor of the Valley
Presbyterian church, Imperial  Burial was in Valley cemetery, Imperial.

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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Mar. 30, 1961

Archie L. WOOD, 78, of Arabella street, McDonald, died Sunday, March 26,
1961, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
 He was born September 19, 1883, in Primrose and was employed for many years
by the Pennsylvania Railroad as a conductor.  He was pensioned 13 years ago.
A resident of McDonald for the past 40 years, he and his wife, since his
retirement, have spent winters in St. Petersburg, Fla.  A member of the
McDonald Methodist Church, he had served as treasurer for a number of years.
 He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lulu B. GUTHRIE WOOD; and two
sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mae WOOD of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mrs. L. R.
SIMPSON of Laurel Hill, McDonald.  There are several nieces and nephews.
 Friends will be received after 12:00 noon, Friday, in the Pettit funeral
home, McDonald.  Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, in
charge of the Rev. Arthur HANNA, pastor and the Rev. C. Francis TAME, former
pastor of the McDonald Methodist Church.  Burial will be Monday morning in
Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Josephine JANESHEK, 55, of North avenue, Midway, died at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 23, 1961.
 Mrs. JANESHEK was born May 11, 1905 in Federal, a daughter of the late John
and Teresa KVAK LEYTRICK.  She was a member of SNPJ Lodge No. 89, Midway.
She was married September 14, 1921, in Noblestown to Vincent JANESHEK, and
had resided in Midway since.
 Besides her husband, she leaves four children, Eleanor, the wife of Robert
REED of Midway, Dorothy, the wife of Jack AIVALOTIS of McDonald, Ronald of
Bulger, and Gloria Jean, the wife of Carl BALDIGOWSKI of Midway; two
sisters, Mrs. Victoria HOSPODAR and Mrs. Stanley NEA, both of McDonald; ad
three brothers Emil LEYTRICK of Cecil, and Stephen and Dallas LEYTRICK, both
of McDonald.  There are five grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Wilson funeral home,
Midway, in charge of the Rev. Charles VAN DYNE, pastor of the Center U.P.
Church, Midway.  Burial was in Center cemetery.

 Miss Rilla M. LEMON, 46, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Midway, died at 2:20
a.m. Thursday, March 23, 1961 in St. Margaret's hospital, Pittsburgh, where
she had been a patient for several weeks.
 A daughter of Mrs. Hannah WILLIAMSON LEMON of Pittsburgh and the late Frank
LEMON, she was born July 11, 1914, in Midway where she was a member of the
Midway Baptist Church.  She had resided in Pittsburgh about ten years.
 Besides her mother, she is survived by two brothers, John M. LEMON of Mt.
Washington and Thomas F. LEMON of Fifth street, McDonald.
 Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Wilson funeral home,
Midway, in charge of the Rev. Paul D. McDONALD, pastor of the Midway Baptist
Church.  Burial was in Center Cemetery, Midway.

 David Alfred SCOTT, 66, of Muse died at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 15,
1961, in the Washington hospital, after an illness of six weeks.
 Mr. SCOTT was born August 21, 1894, in Venice, a son of the late John E.
and Luella McPEAK SCOTT.  He was a life-time resident of Cecil Township and
a retired employee of the Muse Mine.  He was a member of Muse Presbyterian
Church, where he had served as an elder for a number of years.
 Surviving are his wife, Gertrude HULL SCOTT; three daughters, Mrs. Luella
Mae SHIPLEY of Carnegie, Mrs. Pauline SASKA of San Diego, Calif., and Mrs.
Hazel JOHNSON of Zanesville, Ohio; four brothers. J. Phil SCOTT of Midway,
Paul E. SCOTT of McDonald, W. A. SCOTT of Baltimore, Md., and Donald L.
SCOTT of Houston; and a sister, Mrs. Ethel HISSOM of R. D. 1, Hickory.
There are 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held March 18 in Houston in charge of the Rev.
Charles CRIST, pastor of the Muse Presbyterian Church.  Burial was in the
Venice cemetery.


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