|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,
of Fortney and Mary SOUFFRANT CARLY.
Mr. CARLY had worked as a barber, a school bus driver for the
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
Marlene FYOLA of Rennerdale; and four grandchildren.
Friends were received in the Thomas and Little Funeral Home,
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,
William BARCLAY, in Bridgeville, where she had made her home for the
Mrs. TRIMMER was born November 10, 1864, in England, a daughter
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
Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, McDonald.
She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Bess BARCLAY, of Bridgeville;
sons, Charles E. TRIMMER of Steubenville, Ohio, and Edward TRIMMER
Bridgeville, and three sisters, Mrs. Alice MAY and Mrs. Emma MCBETH,
McDonald, and Mrs. Annie WALKER, of Lakeland, Fla. There are
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. this Thursday in the
funeral home in charge of the Rev. Ralph Y. SCOTT, pastor of the Christian
and Missionary Alliance church. Burial will be in Robinson's
Mrs. Mary DAVIS VANDERSCOTT, 58, wife of Jules V. VANDERSCOTT,
April 19, 1954, in her home in Wyano.
She was born November 4, 1895, in Midway, a daughter of the late
Elizabeth WEBER DAVIS.
Surviving besides her husband, are one daughter, Mrs. Eugene
Middletown, and two sons, Jules V., Jr., of Wyano, and Dallas J.
VANDERSCOTT, of Harrisburg, and four sisters, Mrs. Robert DONALDSON
California, Mrs. Daniel REYNOLDS, of Narbeth; Mrs. Louis KELLY of
Middletown, and Mrs. Harold LEONARD, of Groveton. There is one
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 o'clock this Thursday afternoon
the Richard F. Dodson Memorial home, West Newton, in charge of the
Herbert MOUNTAIN, pastor of the First Baptist church, West Newton,
Rev. Ralph BROWNFIELD, pastor of the E.U.B. church, Wyano. Burial
in the West Newton cemetery.
Augustin SOUFFRANT, 80, husband of Damasine CARLY SOUFFRANT, died
April 15, 1954, at his home in Sturgeon.
He was born July 11, 1873, in Belgium, a son of Alexander and
SOUFFRANT. He came to the United States at the age of 16 years
with his family in McDonald. He had been a resident of Sturgeon
years. He was a 50-year employee of the Pittsburgh Coal Co. and
1937. He was a member of the Franco-Belgian club of Sturgeon.
Surviving are his wife and the following children: Alexander
Henry of Carnegie, William of Noblestown, and Mrs. Joseph DU FOUR and
Augustin, Jr., both of Sturgeon. There are 13 grandchildren and
A blessing service was held Monday afternoon in the Rogers funeral
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,
home near Imperial.
A daughter of Montgomery and Eliza Jane GORDAN, she was born
1873, in Athens, Mo. She came to Pennsylvania at the age of 18
married to Samuel MC MICHAEL of Tyre. She was later married to
Stafford SMITH of Athens, Mo., and resided there for three years until
SMITH's death. She was a member of the Valley church, Imperial,
also a member of Jacob Free D. A.
Mrs. SMITH is survived by one son, Everett MC MICHAEL, of Tacoma,
three daughters, Mrs. Charles STEWART of Oakdale, Mrs. John NELSON
and Mrs. James THOMPSON of the Steubenville Pike; and one sister, Mrs.
William MC KEE of Pittsburgh. There are 13 grandchildren and
Funeral services were held April 15, in the Thomas funeral home,
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,
brother, Dave AYERS.
Funeral services were held Monday in the Moody funeral home,
charge of the Rev. Raymond TOUVELL. Burial was in the Hebron
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
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
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a service at 7:30
Wednesday evening in the Fulton and Bradwell funeral home, Carnegie,
funeral services will be held at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, in charge of the
Alvin STEWART, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Carnegie.
will be in Melrose cemetery.
Mrs. Marie HENNAUT REGINIER, 79, died at 2:00 a.m. Monday, April
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
She is survived by her husband Firmin REGINIER; three daughters
and a son,
Mrs. Julia NUGENT, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Emilia BEHLING and Emanuel
both of Cecil, and Mrs. Catherine ROUSSEL, of Ruthfred Acres; and a
Mrs. Ora HENRY. Three children, Mrs. Frances CHANTRENNE, Mrs.
and Emil HENNAUT, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 o'clock this Thursday afternoon
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,
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
DE GIOVANNI. She had resided in the McDonald district for 30
Mrs. CASCIOLA was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cecil.
She is survived by her husband, James CASCIOLA; three sons, Nardo
Hugo, of R. D. 3, McDonald, and James W. of Carnegie; a daughter, Mary,
of Stanley BUDZIK, R. D. 3, McDonald; a brother, Samuel DE GIOVANNI,
Italy, and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning in St. Mary's R.C.
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
employed by the Flanery Mfg. Co, Bridgeville.
He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the French
the Italian club, both of Cecil, and the National Slovenian Lodge,
Surviving are three brothers, Wassie, George and Gene; and four
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,
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
parents, Augustin and Damisine CARLY SOUFFRANT; and sons, Henry and
He is survived by two sons, Kenneth of Noblestown and James of
Va.; a step-daughter, Gerty Lou RITSON of Sturgeon; two brothers, Augie
Sturgeon and William of Carnegie; and several grandchildren and
Funeral services were held Jan. 8 at the Thomas and Little Funeral
Oakdale, the Rev. Robert LAIRMER officiating. Burial was in the
Julia LONGSTRETH BRINKMANN Dallas, Texas died Jan. 6, 1991 Waco,
She was 33.
Born in Ohio Valley General Hospital on April 1, 1957, she was
Allegheny High School and Bradford Business School graduate.
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;
Mr. and Mrs. John L. LONGSTRETH of Oakdale; a sister, Peggy WILSON
Oakdale; two brothers, John Jr. and Daniel LONGSTRETH, both of Oakdale;
sister-in-law, Nancy LONGSTRETH; brother-in-law, Mike WILSON; and nieces
nephews, Dana and Justin LONGSTRETH, and Michelle, Kenny and Randy
Friends were received at the Wilkerson and Hatch Funeral Home
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
Hospital. He was 70.
Born Feb. 20, 1920 in Tyre, Pa., he was the son of the late Nick
Julia GERVAS EVANITZ, Sr.
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,
American Legion, Aliquippa Croatian Center, SNPJ Lodge No. 106, Imperial
a U. S. Army World War II veteran.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline KOLINIE
and his second wife Rose DI TORO in 1987.
He is survived by two daughters, Brenda of Hopewell Township
TORRES of Midland; a son Donald of Beaver; two sisters, Julia STEINHEISER
McDonald and Ann BOUCHON of Imperial; two brothers, Michael of McDonald
Thomas of Cuddy; and two grandchildren, Marisa and Damian TORRES.
Friends were received at the Darroch Funeral Home in Aliquippa.
was held at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial
Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Catholic
in Hopewell Township.
Jessolyn HOPKINS of Georgetown, Pa., died Jan. 12, 1991 in Weirton,
She is survived by a daughter, Lori HOPKINS of Georgetown; mother
HAMPTON SPRAY of Imperial.
Friends were received at the Moody Funeral Home in Clinton.
held at the funeral home, along with Eastern Star services. Burial
Forest Lawn Gardens.
Evon GILSON FLURKEY, 63, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 1991, in Tucson,
She is survived by her husband, William H. FLURKEY; a daughter
MUSIAL of Kodiak, Alaska; a son, Dr. William H. FLURKEY of Terre HAUTE,
Ind.; four grandchildren, three brothers, Elmer GILSON of Langeloth,
GILSON of BURGETTSTOWN and Victor GILSON of Woodland Hills, Calif.;
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
in Erie. He was 77.
Born September 26, 1913 in Oakdale, he was the son of John and
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.;
Friends were received at the Burton Funeral Home in Girard.
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
Friends were received in the Thomas and Little Funeral Home,
services were held Saturday at 1 p.m.
Vera BONAN BELLAVER, 82, of Bethel Park, Formerly of Bridgeville,
Thursday, Jan. 17, 1991, in St. Clair Memorial Hospital, Mt. Lebanon.
Born Dec. 14, 1908, in Hillsboro, she was a daughter of Fred
Her husband Albert BELLAVER, died in 1972.
Mrs. BELLAVER was a homemaker.
Surviving are a son, Albert R. BELLAVER of Bethel Park; three
BALEN of Alton, Ill, Irene FATH of Springfield, Ill., and Ann MORSE
Taylorville, Ill., and two granddaughters.
Friends were received in the Fryer Funeral Home, Bridgeville,
services were held Monday at 11 a.m. Interment was in Forest Lawn Gardens,
Clara WEISE JONES, 90, of Bridgeville, died Thursday, Jan. 17,
North Hills Passavant Hospital.
Born March 21, 1900, in Robin Station, she was a daughter of
Edmund R. and
Elma GEORGE WEISE.
Mrs. JONES was a graduate of Bridgeville High School and Indiana
of Pennsylvania. She also taught at Bridgeville Elementary School.
Mrs. JONES was past president of the Bridgeville Women's Club;
the Bethany Quilting Ladies Group; and a member of the Bethany women's
organizations. She joined Bethany Presbyterian Church March
Her husband T. Walters JONES died in 1967.
Surviving are a daughter, Marian J. BROWN of McCandless Township;
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.
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,
Thursday, January 17, 1991, in Washington Hospital.
Born September 21, 1948, in Canonsburg, he was a son of Grace
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
California State Teacher's College, now known as California University
Pennsylvania, where he was a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity.
Mr. RICHARDS was a member of the Pennsylvania State Education
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
MARTIN, who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are two daughters,
Jill RICHARDS, both at home; two brothers, Mark D. RICHARDS and Timothy
RICHARDS, both of Hickory; one sister, Mrs. James (Sandra) BONGIORNI
Burgettstown; and his maternal grandparents, William and Grace WADE
Friends were received in the Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Home
A Mass of Christian Burial was said Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate
Conception Church, Washington, By Rev. Robert L. SEEMAN. Interment