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Tuesday, February 17, 1998
 

ADAMSKI - Friends of Albena T. Adamski of Cecil, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Eugene C. Coleman Funeral Home, Route 50, Cecil. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 19, in St. Mary's Church, Cecil, with the Rev. Paul Spisak as celebrant. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.
 
 

BLAKER - Friends of Hazel Marie Stewart Blaker of Waynesburg R.D.4, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, with Pastor Thomas Vance officiating. Burial in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township.
 

BLOXSOM - Friends of James Bloxsom of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Finleyville, who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Walter L. Kennedy Funeral Home, 3560 Washington Avenue, Finleyville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, with the Rev. Pamela Baker Powell, pastor of Finleyville Presbyterian Church, officiating. Entombment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville, 3595 Washington Avenue, Finleyville PA 15332. A masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
 

BROWN - Friends of Herman Brown of Second Avenue, Monongahela, who died Thursday, February 12, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Bethel AME Church, Seventh and Main Streets, Monongahela, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, with the Rev. Donald A. Clisby officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. L.M. Frye Funeral Home, 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, in charge of arrangements.
 

BUTCHKI - Friends of Aurelia "Rollie" Butchki of Strongsville, Ohio, formerly of Marianna, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Nichol Funeral Home, 1728 Main Street, Marianna, where a prayer service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, followed at 2 p.m. by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Oliver Plunkett Parish, Sts. Mary and Ann Roman Catholic Church, Marianna, with the Rev. Edward S. Litavec as celebrant. Interment in Sts. Mary and Ann Catholic Cemetery, Marianna. A Rosary service will be held at 3 p.m. and a Parish Vigil service will be held at 8 p.m Tuesday in the funeral home.
 

CLARK - Friends of Glenn Clark of West Walnut Street, Washington, who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, with the Rev. Larry Wiltrout officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
 

COOK - Friends of Julia Goga Cook of Lawrence, who died Saturday, February 14, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, director. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, in St. Mary's Church, Cecil, with the Rev. Paul Spisak, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
 

DePUY - Friends of Edith E. DePuy, a resident of South Hills Convalescence Center, formerly of Houston, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from noon until the time of service at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, at McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Houston, with Dr. Harold Knappenberger officiating. Interment in Oak Spring Cemetery. 
 

HARRIS - Services for Vera Irene Harris of Apopka, Fla., who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, in the Andrew J. Skirpan Funeral Home, 135 Park Street, Brownsville, with the Rev. Conway Kiebler officiating. Interment in Lafayette Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Florida Living Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Unit, 3355 East Semoran Boulevard, Apopka, FL 32703.
 

HAYWOOD - Friends of Benjamin K. Haywood of Route 136, Eighty Four, who died Saturday, February 14, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the L.M. Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, with the Rev. Gerard Weiss officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Ginger Hill.
 

HUGHES - Friends of Donald L. Hughes of Waynesburg R.D.1, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 19, with the Rev. Michael Hampton officiating. Interment in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg, Morgan Township.
 

LILLEY - Friends of Maurice E. Lilley of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of Houston, who died Thursday, February 12, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, February 19, in the Sollon Funeral Home, Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, director. Committal services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, February 20, in Forest Lawn Gardens Chapel, with a priest from St. Patrick Parish officiating. Prayer services will be held Thursday in the funeral home.
 

PATASKY - Friends of Harry Patasky of Humbert Lane Health Care Center, Washington, formerly of Cokeburg, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in St. Nicholas Old Believers Russian Orthodox Church in Marianna, where funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, February 19. Interment in Scenery Hill Cemetery, Scenery Hill. Nichol Funeral Homes of Marianna and Washington in charge of arrangements.
 

PHILLIPS - Friends of Theodore D. Phillips of Waynesburg R.D.4, who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville. Friends and family are asked to meet at Smith Cemetery, Morgan Township, for a graveside service to be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, with the Rev. John Hayes officiating. Graveside military rites will be accorded by VFW Post 4793, American Legion Post 330 and DAV Post 123, all of Waynesburg.
 

SKERBETZ - Friends of Joan Jenny Skerbetz of Third Street, Bentleyville, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, the time of services, in the Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street, Bentleyville, in charge of the Rev. Rex Horton, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Bentleyville. Interment in Beallsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Washington County Inc., 351 West Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301.

STETCKO - Friends of Anthony Stetcko of Emory Road, Richeyville, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Greenlee Funeral Home, Route 40, Beallsville, where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, followed at 10:30 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Richeyville, with the Rev. Edward S. Litavec as celebrant. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Township. A parish vigil will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
 

STOLZE - Friends of Carl R. Stolze of McMurray, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the William M. Bogan Funeral Home, 164 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, with Dr. Robert Kopp officiating. Interment in Center Church Cemetery, McMurray. 
 

TAYLOR - Friends of Edith Marie Taylor of 54 North Morris Street, Waynesburg, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received at the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg, from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, the hour of services, with the Rev. Joe Weaver officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fairall United Methodist Church. 
 

TAYLOR - Friends of Sister Helen Marie Taylor, a resident of the Provincial House of the Sisters of Divine Providence, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Provincial House, 9000 Babock Boulevard, McCandless. A Christian funeral mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, in the Provincial House Chapel, followed by burial in the order's cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Divine Providence Educational or Retirement Fund.
 

TESZNAR - Friends of Millie Kesman Tesznar of Monongahela, who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the L.M. Frye Funeral Home, 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feburary 17, in St. Anthony Church, Monongahela, with the Rev. Joseph Feltz as celebrant. Interment will be private, at the request of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Monongahela Library, Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
 

TOTH - Friends of Elizabeth (Betty) Toth of Cherry Valley, Burgettstown, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 19, in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Burgettstown, with the Rev. Richard J. Tusky as celebrant. Interment in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown.
 

WALKER - Friends of Retta Jane Walker of West Middlesex, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the W. Wayne Cunningham Funeral Home, 3126 Main Street, West Middlesex. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 19, in West Middlesex Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. John Hicks, pastor, officiating. Interment in Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex.
 

WILSON - There will be no public visitation for Ralph W. Wilson of Waynesburg R.D.4 (Oak Forest), who died Sunday, February 15, 1998. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Behm Funeral Home Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Greene County, R.D.3, Waynesburg, PA 15370 or the American Cancer Society, 195 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370.
 

WINGROVE - Friends of Betty J. Wingrove of Cokeburg, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Nichol Funeral Home, 1873 East Maiden Street, Washington, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, with the Rev. Tate Fulton officiating. Interment in Horn Cemetery, Marianna. 
 

WISE - Friends of Allen "Abe" Wise of Hundred, W.Va., formerly of Bristoria, who died Saturday, February 14, 1998, will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, with the Rev. Calvin Linderman officiating. Interment in Rosemont Cemetery, Center Township. 
 

YOUST - Friends of Sarah Doris Youst of Carmichaels, who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Monday at the Paul M. Lesako Funeral Home, Carmichaels, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, with the Rev. Gary French officiating. Interment at Laurel Point Cemetery, Carmichaels.

Wednesday, February 18, 1998
 

ADAMSKI - Friends of Albena T. Adamski of Cecil, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Eugene C. Coleman Funeral Home, Route 50, Cecil. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 19, in St. Mary's Church, Cecil, with the Rev. Paul Spisak as celebrant. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.
 
 

BLAKER - Friends of Hazel Marie Stewart Blaker of Waynesburg R.D.4, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, with Pastor Thomas Vance officiating. Burial in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township.
 

BUTCHKI - Friends of Aurelia "Rollie" Butchki of Strongsville, Ohio, formerly of Marianna, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Nichol Funeral Home, 1728 Main Street, Marianna, where a prayer service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, followed at 2 p.m. by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Oliver Plunkett Parish, Sts. Mary and Ann Roman Catholic Church, Marianna, with the Rev. Edward S. Litavec as celebrant. Interment in Sts. Mary and Ann Catholic Cemetery, Marianna. A Rosary service will be held at 3 p.m. and a Parish Vigil service will be held at 8 p.m Tuesday in the funeral home.
 

COOK - Friends of Julia Goga Cook of Lawrence, who died Saturday, February 14, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, director. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, in St. Mary's Church, Cecil, with the Rev. Paul Spisak, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
 

DOMAN - Friends of Gertrude I. Doman, of Wilmington Avenue, Washington, who died Tuesday, February 17, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Hummell and Barnhill Memorial Chapel, 585 Fayette Street, Washington, where a service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, with Jack Hammond officiating. Burial in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
 

FRANKS - Friends of Emanuel "Bud" Franks of Uniontown R.D.3, who died Tuesday, February 17, 1998, will be received after 7 p.m. Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and until 11 a.m. Saturday February 21, the time of services, in the Dearth Funeral Home, 35 South Mill Street, New Salem, with Pastor James Hickle officiating. Interment in St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Footedale.
 

HARRIS - Services for Vera Irene Harris of Apopka, Fla., who died Friday, February 13, 1998, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, in the Andrew J. Skirpan Funeral Home, 135 Park Street, Brownsville, with the Rev. Conway Kiebler officiating. Interment in Lafayette Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Florida Living Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Unit, 3355 East Semoran Boulevard, Apopka, FL 32703.
 

HAYWOOD - Friends of Benjamin K. Haywood of Route 136, Eighty Four, who died Saturday, February 14, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the L.M. Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, with the Rev. Gerard Weiss officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Ginger Hill.
 

HUGHES - Friends of Donald L. Hughes of Waynesburg R.D.1, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 19, with the Rev. Michael Hampton officiating. Interment in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg, Morgan Township.
 

LILLEY - Friends of Maurice E. Lilley of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of Houston, who died Thursday, February 12, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, February 19, in the Sollon Funeral Home, Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, director. Committal services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, February 20, in Forest Lawn Gardens Chapel, with a priest from St. Patrick Parish officiating. Prayer services will be held Thursday in the funeral home.
 

NAPPER - Friends of Joseph A. Napper of Pittsburgh, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the John Wesley Methodist Church in Washington. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, in the St. Paul AME Church in Washington, with Rev. Willis Hickerson officiating. Interment in Washington Cemetery. Funeral arangements are being made by the Harold D. Burch Mortuary, Inc.
 

PATASKY - Friends of Harry Patasky of Humbert Lane Health Care Center, Washington, formerly of Cokeburg, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in St. Nicholas Old Believers Russian Orthodox Church in Marianna, where funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, February 19. Interment in Scenery Hill Cemetery, Scenery Hill. Nichol Funeral Homes of Marianna and Washington in charge of arrangements.
 

POTOCZNY - Friends of Stanley J. "Birdie" Potoczny of Short Street, Bentleyville, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, where a prayer service will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, February 20, followed at 9:30 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Luke Church of Ave Maria Parish, Bentleyville, with the Rev. Pierre Falkenhan, as celebrant. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ave Maria Parish, Box 650, Ellsworth, PA 15313 or the Bentleyville Public Library, 931 Main Street, Bentleyville, PA 15314.
 

SIMMEN - Friends of Oscar N. Simmen Jr. of Lucetta Drive, Monongahela, who died Tuesday, February 17, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at L.M. Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 20, with the Rev. Raymond Ursin officiating. Interment in Monongahela Cemetery.
 

STEFANIK - Friends of Michael "Suey" Stefanik of Mather, who died Tuesday, February 17, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Behm Funeral Home, Greene Street, Jefferson, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 20, with Pastor Jack Fowler officiating. Interment in Jefferson Cemetery, Jefferson. The Jefferson VFD will hold a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
 

STETCKO - Friends of Anthony Stetcko of Emory Road, Richeyville, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Greenlee Funeral Home, Route 40, Beallsville, where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, followed at 10:30 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Richeyville, with the Rev. Edward S. Litavec as celebrant. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Township. A parish vigil will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
 

TAYLOR - Friends of Edith Marie Taylor of 54 North Morris Street, Waynesburg, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received at the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg, from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, the hour of services, with the Rev. Joe Weaver officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fairall United Methodist Church. 
 

TAYLOR - Friends of Sister Helen Marie Taylor, a resident of the Provincial House of the Sisters of Divine Providence, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Provincial House, 9000 Babock Boulevard, McCandless. A Christian funeral mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, in the Provincial House Chapel, followed by burial in the order's cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Divine Providence Educational or Retirement Fund.
 

TOTH - Friends of Elizabeth (Betty) Toth of Cherry Valley, Burgettstown, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 19, in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Burgettstown, with the Rev. Richard J. Tusky as celebrant. Interment in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown.
 

WALKER - Friends of Retta Jane Walker of West Middlesex, who died Monday, February 16, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the W. Wayne Cunningham Funeral Home, 3126 Main Street, West Middlesex. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 19, in West Middlesex Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. John Hicks, pastor, officiating. Interment in Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex.
 

WELSH - Friends of Connie Welsh of Donora who died Tuesday, February 17, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the James A. Rabe Funeral Home Inc., 701 Thompson Avenue, Donora, where a prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. February 21,followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. John M. Leggett officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.
 

WINGROVE - Friends of Betty J. Wingrove of Cokeburg, who died Sunday, February 15, 1998, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Nichol Funeral Home, 1873 East Maiden Street, Washington, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, with the Rev. Tate Fulton officiating. Interment in Horn Cemetery, Marianna.


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