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From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan. 1991

August F. CARLY, 93, of Noblestown Road, McDonald R. D. 1, died Friday,
December 28, 1990, in John J. Kane Hospital, Scott Township.
 He was born Dec 28, 1896, in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, the son
of Fortney and Mary SOUFFRANT CARLY.
 Mr. CARLY had worked as a barber, a school bus driver for the West
Allegheny School District and a newspaper deliverer for many years.
 He played trumpet in an orchestra.
 Surviving are his wife, Mary HORAK CARLY; two daughters, Mary TOREK and
Marlene FYOLA of Rennerdale; and four grandchildren.
 Friends were received in the Thomas and Little Funeral Home, Oakdale, where
a blessing service was held Monday at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Samuel ESPOSITO
officiating.  Interment was in Robinson Run Cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Apr 22, 1954

Mrs. Rebecca POOLER TRIMMER, 89, widow of John McDonald TRIMMER, formerly
of McDonald, died Monday, April 19, 1954, at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
William BARCLAY, in Bridgeville, where she had made her home for the past
ten years.
 Mrs. TRIMMER was born November 10, 1864, in England, a daughter of Edward
and Susanna WHITEHOUSE POOLER.  He came to this country at the age of five
and settled with her family in Monongahela.
 She was a resident of McDonald for 69 years and was a member of the
Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, McDonald.
 She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Bess BARCLAY, of Bridgeville; two
sons, Charles E. TRIMMER of Steubenville, Ohio, and Edward TRIMMER of
Bridgeville, and three sisters, Mrs. Alice MAY and Mrs. Emma MCBETH, both of
McDonald, and Mrs. Annie WALKER, of Lakeland, Fla.  There are three
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. this Thursday in the Rogers
funeral home in charge of the Rev. Ralph Y. SCOTT, pastor of the Christian
and Missionary Alliance church.  Burial will be in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Mary DAVIS VANDERSCOTT, 58, wife of Jules V. VANDERSCOTT, died Monday,
April 19, 1954, in her home in Wyano.
 She was born November 4, 1895, in Midway, a daughter of the late Thomas and
Elizabeth WEBER DAVIS.
 Surviving besides her husband, are one daughter, Mrs. Eugene WALTERS, of
Middletown, and two sons, Jules V., Jr., of Wyano, and Dallas J.
VANDERSCOTT, of Harrisburg, and four sisters, Mrs. Robert DONALDSON of
California, Mrs. Daniel REYNOLDS, of Narbeth; Mrs. Louis KELLY of
Middletown, and Mrs. Harold LEONARD, of Groveton.  There is one grandchild.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 o'clock this Thursday afternoon in
the Richard F. Dodson Memorial home, West Newton, in charge of the Rev.
Herbert MOUNTAIN, pastor of the First Baptist church, West Newton, and the
Rev. Ralph BROWNFIELD, pastor of the E.U.B. church, Wyano.  Burial will be
in the West Newton cemetery.

 Augustin SOUFFRANT, 80, husband of Damasine CARLY SOUFFRANT, died Thursday,
April 15, 1954, at his home in Sturgeon.
 He was born July 11, 1873, in Belgium, a son of Alexander and Mary WAUTHIER
SOUFFRANT.  He came to the United States at the age of 16 years and settled
with his family in McDonald.  He had been a resident of Sturgeon for 60
years.  He was a 50-year employee of the Pittsburgh Coal Co. and retired in
1937.  He was a member of the Franco-Belgian club of Sturgeon.
 Surviving are his wife and the following children:  Alexander of Indianola,
Henry of Carnegie, William of Noblestown, and Mrs. Joseph DU FOUR and
Augustin, Jr., both of Sturgeon.  There are 13 grandchildren and 13
 A blessing service was held Monday afternoon in the Rogers funeral home,
McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Fr. Michael CONROY, pastor of the St.
Alphonsus church, McDonald.  Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.

 Mrs. Bertha MC MICHAEL SMITH died suddenly Monday, April 12, 1954, in her
home near Imperial.
 A daughter of Montgomery and Eliza Jane GORDAN, she was born November 21,
1873, in Athens, Mo.  She came to Pennsylvania at the age of 18 and was
married to Samuel MC MICHAEL of Tyre.  She was later married to Herbert
Stafford SMITH of Athens, Mo., and resided there for three years until Mr.
SMITH's death.  She was a member of the Valley church, Imperial, and was
also a member of Jacob Free D. A.
 Mrs. SMITH is survived by one son, Everett MC MICHAEL, of Tacoma, Wash,
three daughters, Mrs. Charles STEWART of Oakdale, Mrs. John NELSON of Irwin,
and Mrs. James THOMPSON of the Steubenville Pike; and one sister, Mrs.
William MC KEE of Pittsburgh.  There are 13 grandchildren and 19
 Funeral services were held April 15, in the Thomas funeral home, Oakdale.
Burial was in the Valley Cemetery, Imperial.

 Albert AYERS, 47, of Imperial, ded suddenly Friday, April 16, 1954, in his
 He is survived by six daughters, his mother, Mrs. Mary AYERS, and one
brother, Dave AYERS.
 Funeral services were held Monday in the Moody funeral home, Clinton, in
charge of the Rev. Raymond TOUVELL.  Burial was in the Hebron cemetery.

 Mrs. Frances Melissa DENNIS MC MANNIS, 86, wife of the late W. O. MC MANNIS
of Carnegie, died at 1:10 p.m. Monday, April 19, 1954, in the home of her
daughter, Mrs. William STURGEON in Oakdale.
 Mrs. MC MANNIS had resided in Carnegie for over 60 years bur had made her
home with her daughter since a fall had confined her to a wheelchair.
 She was a member of the First Presbyterian church, Carnegie, and a member
of Centennial Chapter No. 48, OES.
 Besides Mrs. STURGEON, Mrs. MC MANNIS leaves two sons, E. C. MC MANNIS of
Cincinnati, Ohio, and William R. MC MANNIS, of Carnegie.  There are four
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
 The Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a service at 7:30 o'clock this
Wednesday evening in the Fulton and Bradwell funeral home, Carnegie, where
funeral services will be held at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, in charge of the Rev.
Alvin STEWART, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Carnegie.  Burial
will be in Melrose cemetery.

 Mrs. Marie HENNAUT REGINIER, 79, died at 2:00 a.m. Monday, April 18, 1954,
in her home in Cecil following a brief illness.
 A daughter of Jule and Frances PREAUX, she was born February 25, 1875, in
Belgium.  Mrs. REGINIER has been a resident of Cecil for the past 53 years.
 She is survived by her husband Firmin REGINIER; three daughters and a son,
Mrs. Julia NUGENT, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Emilia BEHLING and Emanuel HENNAUT,
both of Cecil, and Mrs. Catherine ROUSSEL, of Ruthfred Acres; and a sister
Mrs. Ora HENRY.  Three children, Mrs. Frances CHANTRENNE, Mrs. Ora VANDEGATE
and Emil HENNAUT, preceded her in death.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 o'clock this Thursday afternoon in
the Coleman funeral home, Cecil in charge of the Rev. W. N. THORNBURG,
pastor of the Venice U. P. church.  Burial was in the Venice cemetery.

 Mrs. Anna CASCIOLA of R. D. 3, McDonald, died at 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, April
13, 1954, in the Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh, where she had been a patient
for 14 days.
 She was born in Italy November 16, 1881, a daughter of Peter and Catherine
DE GIOVANNI.  She had resided in the McDonald district for 30 years.
 Mrs. CASCIOLA was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cecil.
 She is survived by her husband, James CASCIOLA; three sons, Nardo of Muse;
Hugo, of R. D. 3, McDonald, and James W. of Carnegie; a daughter, Mary, wife
of Stanley BUDZIK, R. D. 3, McDonald; a brother, Samuel DE GIOVANNI, in
Italy, and five grandchildren.
 Funeral services were held Saturday morning in St. Mary's R.C. church,
Cecil.  Burial was in the church cemetery.

 Andrew CHEROKEE, 53, of Cecil, died at 4:00 a.m. Friday, April 15, 1954, in
the home of his sister, Mrs. Rose RICHERT, in Cecil.
 Mr. CHEROKEE was born November 29, 1900, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late
Charles and Anna CHEROKEE.  He had resided in Cecil for 50 years and was
employed by the Flanery Mfg. Co, Bridgeville.
 He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the French club, and
the Italian club, both of Cecil, and the National Slovenian Lodge, Bishop.
 Surviving are three brothers, Wassie, George and Gene; and four sisters,
Mrs. Mary POWELL, Mrs. Anna KOVIN, Mrs. Rose RICHERT and Mrs. Margaret
LEVKULICH, all of Cecil.
 Funeral services were held Monday in St. Mary's R. C. church, Cecil.
Burial was in the church cemetery.

From the McDonald Record-Outlook  Jan 23, 1991

Henry SOUFFRANT of Heidelberg died Jan. 5, 1991 in St. Clair Memorial
Hospital.  He was 90.
 He was retired from St. Joseph Printing Co. in Pittsburgh.
 He was preceded in death in 1985 by his wife, Freda BARNHART SOUFFRANT; his
parents, Augustin and Damisine CARLY SOUFFRANT; and sons, Henry and Richard
 He is survived by two sons, Kenneth of Noblestown and James of Weirton, W.
Va.; a step-daughter, Gerty Lou RITSON of Sturgeon; two brothers, Augie of
Sturgeon and William of Carnegie; and several grandchildren and
 Funeral services were held Jan. 8 at the Thomas and Little Funeral Home in
Oakdale, the Rev. Robert LAIRMER officiating.  Burial was in the Robinson
Run Cemetery.

 Julia LONGSTRETH BRINKMANN Dallas, Texas died Jan. 6, 1991 Waco, Texas.
She was 33.
  Born in Ohio Valley General Hospital on April 1, 1957, she was a West
Allegheny High School and Bradford Business School graduate.  She was
employed by Freeman and Associates in Dallas, Texas.
 On April 25, 1987 she married John BRINKMANN, who survives.
 She is also survived by an 18-month old daughter, Jocelyn Marie; parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John L. LONGSTRETH of Oakdale; a sister, Peggy WILSON of
Oakdale; two brothers, John Jr. and Daniel LONGSTRETH, both of Oakdale; a
sister-in-law, Nancy LONGSTRETH; brother-in-law, Mike WILSON; and nieces and
nephews, Dana and Justin LONGSTRETH, and Michelle, Kenny and Randy WILSON.
 Friends were received at the Wilkerson and Hatch Funeral Home in Waco.
Services were held Jan. 9, 1991 at St. Louis Church in Waco, Monsignor
DEARING officiating.  Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

 Nick W. EVANITZ of Hopewell Township died Jan 12, 1991 in Sewickley Valley
Hospital.  He was 70.
  Born Feb. 20, 1920 in Tyre, Pa., he was the son of the late Nick W. and
 He was a retired employee of Shenango Inc. on Neville Island and a member
of Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Hopewell Township.  He was also
a member of the VFW Robert W. Young Post No. 8805, Hopewell Township, Baden
American Legion, Aliquippa Croatian Center, SNPJ Lodge No. 106, Imperial and
a U. S. Army World War II veteran.
 He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline KOLINIE in 1972,
and his second wife Rose DI TORO in 1987.
 He is survived by two daughters, Brenda of Hopewell Township and Loretta
TORRES of Midland; a son Donald of Beaver; two sisters, Julia STEINHEISER of
McDonald and Ann BOUCHON of Imperial; two brothers, Michael of McDonald and
Thomas of Cuddy; and two grandchildren, Marisa and Damian TORRES.
 Friends were received at the Darroch Funeral Home in Aliquippa.  A service
was held at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our
Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.  Burial was in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery
in Hopewell Township.

 Jessolyn HOPKINS of Georgetown, Pa., died Jan. 12, 1991 in Weirton, W.Va.,
Medical Center.
 She is survived by a daughter, Lori HOPKINS of Georgetown; mother Maxine
HAMPTON SPRAY of Imperial.
 Friends were received at the Moody Funeral Home in Clinton.  Services were
held at the funeral home, along with Eastern Star services.  Burial was in
Forest Lawn Gardens.

 Evon GILSON FLURKEY, 63, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 1991, in Tucson, Ariz.
 She is survived by her husband, William H. FLURKEY; a daughter Vanessa
MUSIAL of Kodiak, Alaska; a son, Dr. William H. FLURKEY of Terre HAUTE,
Ind.; four grandchildren, three brothers, Elmer GILSON of Langeloth, James
GILSON of BURGETTSTOWN and Victor GILSON of Woodland Hills, Calif.; and one
sister, Mary FOLTZ of Bulger.
 A memorial service was held in Tucson, Ariz.

 John A. KLIMEK of Girard, Pa., died Jan. 13, 1991, in Hamot Medical Center
in Erie.  He was 77.
  Born September 26, 1913 in Oakdale, he was the son of John and Josephine
 He is survived by his wife Amelia Josephine ARBASAUKOS; a son, John A., Jr.
of Fort Pierce, Fla.; a sister, Helen PANTELAS of Antioch, Calif.; and two
 Friends were received at the Burton Funeral Home in Girard.  Services were
held Jan. 17 at the funeral home, the Rev. John DETISCH of Sacred Heart
Church, Erie, officiating.  Burial was in Chartiers Cemetery.

 David SWOAGER of Oakdale died Thursday, Jan. 17, 1991.
 Surviving are his wife, June; a daughter, Karla VIETS; a granddaughter,
Aimee; two sisters, Georgia PHILLIPS and Betty  MC CULLOUGH; and a brother,
 Friends were received in the Thomas and Little Funeral Home, Oakdale, where
services were held Saturday at 1 p.m.

 Vera BONAN BELLAVER, 82, of Bethel Park, Formerly of Bridgeville, died
Thursday, Jan. 17, 1991, in St. Clair Memorial Hospital, Mt. Lebanon.
  Born Dec. 14, 1908, in Hillsboro, she was a daughter of Fred and Minnie
 Her husband Albert BELLAVER, died in 1972.
 Mrs. BELLAVER was a homemaker.
 Surviving are a son, Albert R. BELLAVER of Bethel Park; three sisters, Mary
BALEN of Alton, Ill, Irene FATH of Springfield, Ill., and Ann MORSE of
Taylorville, Ill., and two granddaughters.
 Friends were received in the Fryer Funeral Home, Bridgeville, where
services were held Monday at 11 a.m. Interment was in Forest Lawn Gardens,
Peters Township.

 Clara WEISE JONES, 90, of Bridgeville, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 1991, at
North Hills Passavant Hospital.
  Born March 21, 1900, in Robin Station, she was a daughter of Edmund R. and
 Mrs. JONES was a graduate of Bridgeville High School and Indiana University
of Pennsylvania.  She also taught at Bridgeville Elementary School.
 Mrs. JONES was past president of the Bridgeville Women's Club; leader of
the Bethany Quilting Ladies Group; and a member of the Bethany women's
organizations.  She joined Bethany Presbyterian Church  March 3, 1915.
 Her husband T. Walters JONES died in 1967.
 Surviving are a daughter, Marian J. BROWN of McCandless Township; a son,
Thomas W. JONES of Hollywood, Fla.; a sister Mary WEISE BROWN of Lafayette,
Calif.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
 Friends were received in the Fryer Funeral Home, Bridgeville.  Services
were held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bridgeville.
Interment was in Melrose Cemetery, Bridgeville.

 Edward Brian (Buzz) RICHARDS, 42, of Washington, formerly of Hickory, died
Thursday, January 17, 1991, in Washington Hospital.
  Born September 21, 1948, in Canonsburg, he was a son of Grace WADE RICHARDS
of Hickory and the late Edward P. RICHARDS.
 He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, Washington.
 Mr. RICHARDS was a schoolteacher for the past 20 years in the
Canon-McMillan School District.
 He was a 1966 graduate of Fort Cherry High School and a 1971 graduate of
California State Teacher's College, now known as California University of
Pennsylvania, where he was a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity.
 Mr. RICHARDS was a member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association
and at the time of his death was the girl's volleyball coach at
Canon-McMillan High School.
 On January 29, 1972, in Immaculate Conception Church, he married Mary
MARTIN, who survives.
 Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are two daughters, Emily and
Jill RICHARDS, both at home; two brothers, Mark D. RICHARDS and Timothy W.
RICHARDS, both of Hickory; one sister, Mrs. James (Sandra) BONGIORNI of
Burgettstown; and his maternal grandparents, William and Grace WADE of
 Friends were received in the Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Home in Washington.
A Mass of Christian Burial was said Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate
Conception Church, Washington, By Rev. Robert L. SEEMAN.  Interment was in
Washington Cemetery.


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