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Antoinette Angelo-Ingold
Beechview
Antoinette "Toni" Angelo-Ingold, of Beechview, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001. Beloved wife of Kevin. Sister of Robert and John Angelo. Sister-in-law of Diana, Jean, Mary Pat, Noreen, Beth and Jeanne. Aunt of Anthony, Teresa, Heather, Kevin, Jeffrey, Brian, Kellen and Spencer. Great-aunt of Alayna and Chuckie. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the FRANK F. DeBOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 1065 Brookline Blvd., Pittsburgh, 412-561-0380, www.deborfuneralhome.com, where services will be Monday at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Anthony P. Antonoplos
Anthony P. Antonoplos, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001. Beloved husband of Anastasia Langas Antonoplos. Father of William A. Antonoplos and the late Peter A. Antonoplos. Grandfather of Anthony P., William A. and Michael W. Antonoplos. Father-in-law of Barbara and Jan Antonoplos. Also survived by nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Funeral Monday in St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 1 p.m. Arrangements by JOHN A. FREYVOGEL SONS, INC., 4900 Centre Ave. at Devonshire Street, Oakland, (412) 621-1665.

Cathy Lynn Ashley
Cathy Lynn Ashley, 42, suddenly on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001. Beloved daughter of Robert S. Sr. and Shirley A. (Mioduski) Ashley; sister of Barbara Ann Maringo; sister-in-law of Joseph A. Maringo; aunt of Christopher J. Maringo; sister of Deborah Ann Ashley, Robert S. Ashley Jr. and the late Michelle Lynn Ashley. Also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 7450 Saltsburg Road, Penn Hills. Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Baptist Church in Unity at 10 a.m. Monday. Memorials may be made to the Rev. Thomas R. Bartley Angel Fund, c/o St. John the Baptist Church.

Jennie Cain
Esplen
Jennie Cain, age 95, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Francis "Red" Cain; mother of Louise (John) Logan, Bernadette (John) Alexander, Francis "Pete" and the late Eugene Cain. Also survived by 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. For many years, Jennie worked for the Esplen Senior Citizens Food Bank. Family to receive friends from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday in the McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 1225 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks (Family owned and operated since 1886), www.mcdermottfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial following at 1 p.m. with St. John of God Parish, St. Mary's Church.

Edna A. (Detisch) Desch
North Side
Edna A. (Detisch) Desch, age 88, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in UPMC Passavant, McCandless. Born Dec. 12, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Aurelia Detisch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy L. Desch, and one son, Charles Desch. Dear mother of Marlyn Rohm of McCandless, Owen Desch of Wexford and David Desch of West Sunbury. Loving sister of Elda Tietz. Also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends received Sunday and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 388 Center Ave., West View, www.schellhaasfuneralhome.com, where services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Paul Kokenda of St. Michael and All Angels' Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial following in St. Paul's Cemetery, Mt. Troy. If desired, family suggests donations to St. Michael and All Angels' Lutheran Church, 1308 Spring Garden Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Edith DiVincenzo
Versailles
Edith DiVincenzo, 80, of Versailles Borough, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. Born July 13, 1921, in Versailles Borough, she was a daughter of the late John and Oriele Ferrari Ranzier. She is survived by her husband, Joseph; a daughter, Patricia Ancosky of Sutersville; grandsons, John and Joseph Ancosky; great-grandchildren, John and Madison Ancosky; nieces and nephews. Friends received in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, McKeesport. Interment in West Newton Cemetery.

Ruth B. Haney
Ruth B. Haney, 71, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. Loving mother of Alice M. (William) Carney, Robin D. Haney and Cynthia A. (Duane) Falk; grandmother of Amy Joy, Duncan Jay and Lisa Leigh Falk; sister of Ethel M. Fevdak and Thomas O'Malley. Ruth was a retired employee of the H.J. Heinz Corporation. Visitation Monday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at WM. SLATER AND SONS INC., Virginia Avenue and Kearsarge Street, Mt. Washington, where services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Andrew G. Harvilla
Murrysville
Andrew G. Harvilla, age 53, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001. Beloved husband of Annette C. (Krempasky); loving father of Kristi M. and Andrew J. Harvilla; son of Mary (Seman) and the late Steven Harvilla of Central City, Pa.; brother of Steven Harvilla of Detroit, Mich., John Harvilla of Huntsville, Ala., Mary Petitpren of New Orleans, La., Joseph Harvilla of Gibsonia and the late Ann Moutoux. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Andy was president and CEO of Technical and Machining Services, Inc., located in George Westinghouse Technology Park. He retired from Westinghouse Science and Technology Center, was a Vietnam Navy veteran and a member of St. Bernadette Church. Friends received Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES, LTD./ROTH CHAPEL, 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road), Penn Hills. Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Bernadette Church, Monroeville.

Christina Klobuchar
Shaler
Christina Klobuchar, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001. She was the beloved daughter of the late John and Kristina (Rogina) Klobuchar; sister of Anna Fritsch and Theresa Klobuchar, both of Shaler, William J. Klobuchar of Gibsonia, and the late Mary Malic, John Klobuchar Jr. and Frank Klobuchar. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Celebrating Ms. Klobuchar's life with her family in the FRANK R. PERMAN FUNERAL HOME INC., 923 Saxonburg Blvd. at Route 8, Shaler, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Glenshaw, Monday at 10 a.m. Family respectfully suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Olga Mae (Voytowich) Lotinsky
Greensburg and Denver, Colo.
Olga Mae (Voytowich) Lotinsky, 78, died peacefully Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, in Denver, Colo. Born Feb. 12, 1923, in Butler, she resided in Greensburg and Denver, Colo. Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Peter Lotinsky; her children, Jane Wandell and Peter Lotinsky Jr., both of Denver, Colo., Robert Lotinsky of Gaithersburg, Md., and Larry Lotinsky of Sacramento, Calif.; and her seven beloved grandchildren, Timothy Lotinsky of Bridgeville, Brian Garrick of Denver, Colo., and Ian, Adam, Lauren, Aaron and Nathan Lotinsky of Gaithersburg, Md. A private interment service was held in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo., Saturday, Dec. 8. A memorial service will be Thursday, Dec. 27, at 10 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church of the Deaf, Pittsburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Olga Lotinsky Memorial Fund, Trinity Lutheran Church of the Deaf, 409 Swissvale Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221.

M. Louise Spencer Magill
Scottsdale, Ariz.
Formerly of Irwin
M. Louise Spencer Magill, 72, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Irwin, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, in Golden Swan Manor, Scottsdale. She was born Nov. 27, 1929, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Wilbert V. and Marion Louise Beck Spencer. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Irwin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin sister, Lois Spencer. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Thomas A. Magill; two sons, Douglas Spencer Magill and his wife Lauren of Chatham, N.J., and D. Scott Magill and his wife Cheri of Chandler, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Brandon, Tyler and Zane Magill; a brother, Donald Spencer and his wife Gerry of New Providence, N.J.; also nieces and nephews. Friends received in the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Lanny Mellinger and the Rev. Dr. R. Bruce Maxwell co-officiating. Interment will follow in Irwin Union Cemetery.

Vivian (McDermott) Moore
Pleasant Hills
Vivian (McDermott) Moore, of Pleasant Hills, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Edward F. Moore Jr. Mother of Edward F. Moore III of Mon City, David M. Moore of Whitehall and Barbara Ann Moore of McKeesport. Also survived by six grandchildren and a great-grandson. Friends received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the GRIFFITH MORTUARY INC., 5636 Brownsville Road, Broughton-Curry-South Park Twp., where services will be Monday at 11 a.m. Family requests donations to Family Hospice, 250 Mt. Lebanon Boulevard, Suite 203, Pittsburgh, PA 15234.

Mary D. Nagel
Forest Hills
Mary D. Nagel, 84, of Forest Hills, on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001. A Memorial service will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in Mulberry Presbyterian Church, 740 South Ave., Wilkinsburg. Family requests memorials to the Mulberry Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by the ROWLAND S. COOKE FUNERAL HOME, Wilkinsburg.

Laura R. O'Brien
Brentwood
Laura R. O'Brien, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001. Wife of Edward J. O'Brien; mother of Raymond Struzynski; grandmother of Adam and Todd Struzynski; sister of Lou Struzynski. Friends received in the CIESLAK AND TATKO FUNERAL HOME INC., 2935 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, SUNDAY ONLY from 1 to 9 p.m. Funeral prayer on Monday at 9:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Norbert Church at 10 a.m.

Carolyn (Matalic) Pendleton
Formerly of Crafton
Carolyn (Matalic) Pendleton, peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, in Country Meadows of South Hills. Loving wife of Horace; beloved mother of Paul, Robert, Ronald, Kenneth, Dennis, Mike and the late John Pendleton. Also survived by 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Carolyn was the last surviving member of the Matalic family, and was also known for her many years of work and devotion to childcare. Carolyn was a member of the Legion of Mary, Christian Mothers and C.D. of A. Friends received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHEPNER-McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, 165 Noble Ave., Crafton. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Philip Church. Family suggests memorial contributions be made to a charity of your choice.

Alvin S. Porterfield
West Homestead
Alvin S. Porterfield, 82, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. Mr. Porterfield was a retired foreman with Mesta Machine Co. and an Army veteran of World War II. Survived by his wife, Dorothy Gemeinhart Porterfield; two daughters, Susan M. (Gerald) Radaci of Florida and Patricia A. (Timothy) Seddon of Pleasant Hills; and three grandchildren, Michael J. Radaci II, David M. Seddon and Patrick J. Seddon. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3511 Main St. Munhall, A Golden Rule Member Firm, where services will be 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Robert A. Gago will officiate.

Frank D. Rendulic
McKeesport
Frank D. Rendulic, 85, of McKeesport, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, in UPMC McKeesport. He was born Sept. 9, 1916, in Pitcairn, to the late Daniel and Rose Narelic Rendulic. He was a member of Sacred Heart Worship Site, McKeesport. Frank was the founder of the Rendulic Meat Packing Company in Port Vue. He was also a member of CFU #146 of Versailles, Club Dobrotvor and Penn Sembles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine (Frankovic) Rendulic. He is survived by two daughters, Joan F. Vadas of Jupiter, Fla., and Janet M. Bernardine of Port Vue; two sons, Frank D. Rendulic Jr. of White Oak and Frederick A. Rendulic of Port Vue; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Friends received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles. Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Worship Site, McKeesport. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, McKeesport.

John B. Scureman
Dormont
John B. Scureman, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. Beloved husband of Marion Fry Scureman. Loving father of Carol Matchinga of Concord, Ohio, Betsy Smith of Hubbard, Ohio, Mike Scureman of Upper St. Clair, Bob Scureman of Bethel Park and Jim Scureman of Cranberry Twp. Brother of Naomi Morgan of Plains, Pa. Also survived by nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Mr. Scureman was a graduate of Myers High School in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and a graduate of Naval Aviators. He served aboard the USS Tarawa in the Atlantic Fleet. He received the American Theater Ribbon and the World War II Victory Medal. He retired from Equitable Life Assurance Company and was inducted into the Equitable Life Hall of Fame. He was also a longtime member of the Dormont Athletic Boosters Association and St. Bernard Parish. Visiting hours Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery Mausoleum, 509 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. Funeral Mass Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Bernard Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice, 250 Mt. Lebanon Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15234.

Christine B. (Pokrzywinski) Suley
Braddock Hills
Christine B. (Pokrzywinski) Suley, 78, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001. Wife of the late Frank Suley; mother of John Prislitski of North Huntingdon and Leonard Suley of Chicago; stepmother of Donna Suley of Swissvale; grandmother of Christine Wolf of Philadelphia and Layne Suley of Chicago; sister of Leonard Pokriva of Trafford, and the late Josephine Pesto, Helen Yanowich and Stella Parczyk. Friends may call Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave., E. Pittsburgh (412-824-8800), where Blessing Service will be Monday at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.

Philip W. Wentzel
Madison
Philip W. Wentzel, 77, of Madison, Westmoreland County, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in IHS of Greater Pittsburgh at Greensburg. He was born July 24, 1914, in Madison, a son of the late Philip Harry and Ethel Katherine Leasure Wentzel. Mr. Wentzel was a draftsman prior to his retirement, having been employed by the Pennsylvania Engineering Co. He was a member of the Hilltop United Methodist Church, Madison, and a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a 32nd Degree member of F&AM 518 of Greensburg, a member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry and a member of the Valley of Pittsburgh. He was a member of the Good News Gospel Quartet, a volunteer for the Westmoreland Hospital Lifeline Division and served as a councilman for Madison Borough. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. Klingensmith Wentzel, in 1999. He is survived by his daughter, Marion Spino and her husband Guy of Greensburg; his son, Philip R. Wentzel of Madison; two grandchildren, Michael and Sara Spino; and a brother, Lewis Dean Wentzel of Amity. Friends received in the BEATTY-RICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Route 136, Madison, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Additional viewing will be held Monday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., the time of service, in Hilltop United Methodist Church, Madison, with the Rev. Lawrence Raughley officiating. Interment will follow in Madison Union Cemetery.

Barbara L. Fitzpatrick Williams
North Versailles
Barbara L. Fitzpatrick Williams, 57, of North Versailles, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, in UPMC Braddock. She was born Dec. 24, 1943, in East McKeesport, a daughter of Martha Hostettler Fitzpatrick Gage of Fairchance and the late John Fitzpatrick. Mrs. Williams was an employee of the University of Pittsburgh. She was a member of Linway United Presbyterian Church, North Versailles, where she was a former deacon, a member of the Linway Tuesday Ladies, and a former teacher for the preschool program. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, David K. Williams; three daughters, Cheryl Okert of Latrobe, Rebecca Standfest of Hopewell and Melissa Dilisi of North Versailles; five grandchildren; a sister, Donna Williams of North Huntingdon; a brother, Richard Fitzpatrick of Latrobe; also nieces and nephews. Friends received in the FORGIE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. in Linway United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Eric E. Dennis officiating. Interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. Those wishing may contribute to her church at 600 Greensburg Avenue, North Versailles, PA 15137.

Arden Daniel Atherton
Greensburg
Arden Daniel Atherton, born in Franklin Park, Ill., Sept. 10, 1913, died in Greensburg, Pa., Nov. 29, 2001. Survived by his wife of 67 years, Lorraine Burns Atherton, current resident of Redstone Highlands, Greensburg, Pa., and seven of his eight children, Lorraine Parker, Singapore; Kathleen Nerat, Milwaukee, Wis.; Michael, Greensburg, Pa.; Patrick, Minneapolis, Minn.; Kevin, Elmhurst, Ill.; Nancy Atherton, Bellflower, Ill.; and Terrance, Colorado Springs, Colo.; as well as a dozen grandchildren. His first-born, A. Daniel Jr., died in 1947 at age 12. Mr. Atherton spent his life in all aspects of manufacturing. Trained as a tool & die maker, he held more than a dozen patents, and rose to become plant manager where he earned an equivalent to an engineering degree. He retired to Florida for 15 years where he had a dream come true: he golfed almost every day. He always had a project going on his workbench and could fix or build just about anything, including his latest creation, wind-catching whirligigs, invented when he was 86 years old. He was an avid reader and storyteller, an excellent golfer and fisherman, and an enthusiastic square dancer. He traveled throughout Europe and took many cruises in the Caribbean and Alaska, but retained an abiding love for Wisconsin's North Woods. In place of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 20, at 3 p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Greensburg, in charge of arrangements.

Cora M. Baer
Greensburg
Cora M. Baer, 83, of Greensburg, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in Hempfield Manor, Greensburg. She was born July 24, 1918, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Ralph C. and Katie Brewer Smeal. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Greensburg and the Women of the Moose in Irwin. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William H. Baer; a brother, William A. Smeal; two sisters, Zelma Mason and Mary Edge; a granddaughter, Mariah Stroud; and three stepchildren, Eileen Bryant, Richard and John Baer. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth A. Baer of Ligonier and James H. Baer of Sebring, Fla.; five daughters, Mary E. Parker, Victoria Musgrove and her husband, Charles, Jane Conty and her husband, Ronald, and Judith Seanor, all of Greensburg, and June Murtland and her husband, John Sr., of Dawson; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; three stepchildren, Joseph W. Baer and Frances M. Heinz, both of Greensburg, and Robert M. Baer of Sebring, Fla.; and numerous stepgrand- and stepgreat-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the First Lutheran Church, 246 S. Main St., Greensburg, with the Rev. E. Allen Scanlon and the Rev. Craig T. Hess co-officiating. Interment will follow in the Harrold Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be placed with either the First Lutheran Church, 246 S. Main St., Greensburg, or with one's favorite charity.

Henry "Cappy" Capitoni
Hunker
Henry "Cappy" Capitoni, 79, of Hunker, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born March 5, 1922, in Masontown, a son of the late Raffaele and Olga Nardinocchi Capitoni. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Connie (Good) Buonoconti Capitoni; two brothers, Americus and Ralph Capitoni; and a sister, Amelia Chahl. He is survived by his wife, Regina R. Conde Capitoni; a daughter, Susan L. Mellott and her husband, Maynard, of DuBois; two granddaughters, Angela Martz and Diana Mondragon; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Lamonica of Masontown and Rose Stout of Zephyrhills, Fla.; and a number of nieces and nephews who loved him dearly. He was an Army veteran of World War II and retired from Westinghouse. He was a member of Holy Cross Church of Youngwood, the Knights of Columbus of Youngwood and VFW Post 211 of Youngwood. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener and a master of woodworking. Friends will be received at the C. RICHARD McCAULEY FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Youngwood, with Father John S. Szczesny as celebrant. Interment to follow at Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 152 E. Otterman St., Greensburg, PA 15601.

Genevieve M. "Geni" (Zeoli) Casale
Penn Township
Genevieve M. "Geni" (Zeoli) Casale, 66, of Penn Township, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001. She was born April 24, 1935, in Jeannette, a daughter of Gabriel and Mary (Boban) Zeoli. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as the guidance department secretary at Penn-Trafford High School for 25 years. She was a member of St. Barbara's Roman Catholic Church, Harrison City, St. Barbara's Ladies Guild, Young at Heart, Westmoreland County Secretaries and Office Personnel Association, and the Jeannette District Memorial Hospital Volunteer Group. She also taught first grade CCD at St. Barbara's. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Nancy Zeoli. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Carl A. Casale; three daughters, Mary Gregory and her husband, Garry, of Irwin, Margie McGee and her husband, Greg, of Murrysville and Kathy Casale of Murrysville; four grandchildren, Alexandra and Michaelina McGee, and Jacob and Luke Gregory; two sisters, Mrs. Adolph (Toni) Hozempa of Murrysville and Mrs. Zigmund (Betty Ann) Szelong of Johnstown; a stepsister, Mrs. Clifford (Darlene) Fligger of Greensburg; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. in the Ascension Church, Jeannette, with Father Paul V. Fitzmaurice as celebrant. Entombment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Geni Casale Scholarship Fund for Penn-Trafford High School, c/o Irwin Bank & Trust, Route 130, Harrison City, PA 15636.

Alfred J. Danesi
Charleroi
Alfred J. Danesi, 82, of Fremont Road, Charleroi (Fallowfield Township), died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at 11:10 a.m., at Mon Valley Hospital, Carroll Township. Born Sept. 25, 1919, in Dunlevy, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Erminia Guilianni Danesi. Mr. Danesi was a resident of Fallowfield Township for the past 40 years and was Catholic by faith. Mr. Danesi was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Allenport plant, where he worked as a pipe puller in the cold draw department, and was also a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Lebboroni Danesi, to whom he was married 59 years; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Pete Palcic of Bentleyville and Kathy and Charles Kaboly of Belle Vernon; five grandsons, Jeffrey Palcic, Peter Jon and wife, Tracey Palcic, Brian and wife, Heather Kaboly, Keith and wife, Casey Kaboly, and Mark Kaboly; and four great-granddaughters, Porter Kaboly, Sydney Kaboly, Danesi Marie Palcic and Annica Palcic. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Costanza and Josephine Monack. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the LEONARD J. PARZYNSKI FUNERAL HOME, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will take place in Belle Vernon Cemetery.

Pauline J. Danner
Vanderbilt
Pauline J. Danner, 81, of Vanderbilt, died Friday morning, Dec. 14, 2001, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. Friends will be received in the RALPH E. GALLEY FUNERAL HOME, Dawson, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday until 11 a.m., the hour of the service there, with Dr. Marvin Watson officiating. Interment in Scottdale Cemetery.

Loretta DiMaria DelPaine
Greensburg
Loretta DiMaria DelPaine, 81, of Greensburg, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in the Greensburg Care Center. She was born Oct. 6, 1920, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Domenic and Maria Lucia Vitone DiMaria. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church, Greensburg. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a legal secretary. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, John A. DelPaine; a brother, Patsy DiMaria; and three sisters, Clementine Smith, Clara Christopher and Gloria Fisher. She is survived by a son, John A. DelPaine Jr. and his wife, Nora, of Stewartstown, Pa.; a daughter, Donna D. Schuck and her husband, John, of Greensburg; a sister, Genevieve D. Felice of Greensburg; two brothers, O. Quentin DiMaria of Newhall, Calif., and Victor V. DiMaria of Greensburg; four grandchildren, Corinne DelPaine Shaak and her husband, Michael, John A. DelPaine III and his wife, Sharon, Jennifer Schuck Whittaker and her husband, Jeffrey, and Alaina Schuck; two great-grandchildren, Michael and Claire Shaak; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home Monday at 1:30 p.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 2 p.m. in Our Lady of Grace Church. Entombment will follow in the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.

James E. Fenton
Mt. Pleasant
James E. Fenton, 75, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in the Specialty Care Unit of Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born in Mt. Pleasant Township, Feb. 24, 1926, a son of the late Presley and Viola Shaffer Fenton. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Western Electric as a technician. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy as a yeoman second class. He was a member of the American Legion Post 446 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3368, both of Mt. Pleasant, and Western Electric Retirees. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Fenton; and a brother, Charles Fenton. He is survived by three sisters, Charlotte Martin of Winchester, Ind., Jean Fenton and Arlene Assey, both of Mt. Pleasant Township; two brothers, William and Donald Fenton, both of Mt. Pleasant; an aunt, Gladys Bash of Mt. Pleasant; and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the FRANK R. ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME INC., 627 Smithfield St., Mt. Pleasant, Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m. Services will be held in the funeral home Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Shirley Farina officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with full military rites accorded.

Edna E. Golden
Madison
Formerly of Conemaugh
Edna E. Golden, 97, of Madison, formerly of Conemaugh, passed from this life into the next on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. She was born Dec. 21, 1903, in Conemaugh, a daughter of the late Edgar E. and Ella (Byers) Pringle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Golden; brothers, Stanley, Telford and Harry; and sisters, Milva Pringle and Jessie Leidy. She is survived by a daughter, Charlotte, wife of William F. Sheraw, of Madison; grandchildren, Ellen, wife of H. Mark Jones, of Georgetown, Pa., and Daniel W., husband of the former Sandra Landis, of New Stanton; great-grandchildren, Rachel, wife of Ian Maize, and Matthew, Kristin and Katie Sheraw; and several nieces and nephews. Edna was a lifelong member of the Conemaugh First United Methodist Church, where she was the church pianist for many years and a member of the Women's Bible Class and the Ladies Circle. She was also a member of the ``Madison Golden Agers.'' Edna enjoyed family gatherings, church functions, gardening and lively conversations. Friends received Sunday from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. at the BAKER-HARRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 229-231 First St., Conemaugh, and Monday, one hour prior to service at 11 a.m. at the Conemaugh First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joy Blackburn officiating. Interment will be at Headricks Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Conemaugh First United Methodist Church, 414 First St., Conemaugh, PA 15909, in memory of Edna.

Edna M. (Oliver) Greenwalt
Edna M. (Oliver) Greenwalt, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Herman F. Mother of William and wife, Patricia Greenwalt, Constance and husband, Thomas Yeager, and the late Myrna Greenwalt. Sister of John H. Oliver, Regis Edward Oliver, Arlene Gallagher, Anita Bongartz, Bonnie Fredrick, and the late Walter A. and William Oliver. Also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Greenwalt was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in White Oak. Visitation Sunday 2 to 9 p.m. in the FINDLAY C. WYLIE FUNERAL HOME INC., 11311 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills, where services will be Monday at 11 a.m.

Joseph B. Mitinger
Greensburg
Joseph B. Mitinger, a prominent Greensburg attorney, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Greensburg, a son of the late Robert B. and Lucy E. Mitinger. Joe was a graduate of Greensburg High School Class of 1948 and Kiski Prep School in 1949 and Yale University in 1953. Joe was the captain of the Yale football team in 1952 and received the Swede Nelson Sportsmanship Award from the Gridiron Club in Boston. He graduated from Pitt Law School in 1959 and had served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant, serving in Germany. He was a former Greensburg city solicitor and former board member of the Greensburg YMCA and past president and member of the Greensburg Rotary Club and active through the years in many other civic organizations. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Beth Mitinger. Surviving are his wife, Diane Rombach Mitinger; his children, Elizabeth Locke and husband, Clay, of London, England, Alice Mitinger and Louise Mitinger, both of Pittsburgh; two stepdaughters, Jennifer Rombach of Blacksburg, Va., and Tricia Rombach of Hermitage, Pa.; grandchildren, William and Sara Locke; brother, Robert Mitinger of State College; and sisters, Lucy Cress of Latrobe and Eleanor Mitinger of Hatboro. Family and friends will be received at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church, South Maple Avenue, Greensburg, at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Robert C. Wilson officiating. Private interment will be in St. Clair Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorial donations to either the Greensburg YMCA, United Way of Westmoreland County or the charity of one's choice. Terence L. Graft, funeral director, in charge of the arrangements, 724-837-1201.

Gail L. Moersch
Latrobe
Gail L. Moersch, 78, of Latrobe, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, in her home. She was born April 26, 1923, in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Lester M. and Anna (Kihn) Gibson. Gail was a member of the Latrobe United Methodist Church and the Latrobe Area Hospital Aid Society. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lester M. Gibson Jr.; and a sister, Joan Entinger. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Chris F. Moersch Jr.; her daughter, Susan B. Ali and her husband, John, of Morris Plains, N.J.; her son, Chris F. Moersch III of Columbus, Ohio; and her sister, Mary Jane Nelson and her husband, Robert, of Greensburg. There was no visitation. Private graveside services and interment Saturday in Unity Cemetery, Unity Township, with the Rev. Aimed W. Twigg and the Rev. C. Russell Kerr co-officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Latrobe United Methodist Church, Main and Ridge, Latrobe, PA 15650, or to Action for Animals, RD2, Derry, PA 15627. The HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe, is in charge of arrangements.

George Merle Neiderhiser
Acme
George Merle Neiderhiser, 59, of Acme RD1, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, at home. He was born Nov. 3, 1942, in Ligonier, a son of Lena (Shaulis) Neiderhiser of Ligonier RD4 and the late R. Meade Neiderhiser. Prior to retirement in 1998 with 30 years of service, Merle worked in the melt shop at Latrobe Steel. He was an active member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Chestnut Ridge, and was a volunteer with Ridge Meals on Wheels. Merle will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He was a loving, generous man who was greatly loved by his family. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Neiderhiser. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Shirley (Faust) Neiderhiser; four sons, Roger M. and his wife, Michelle, of Ligonier, Stevie R. of Acme, Galen M. of Virginia, and Corrie M. Neiderhiser, his wife, Tiffanie, and their children, Colton and Carlie, of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Esther Berkey of Ligonier and Clara White of Clymer; four brothers, Wilbert M. of Ligonier, Ralph J. of Yemassee, S.C., Earl L. of Indiana, Pa., and Floyd W. Neiderhiser of Ligonier; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are private. Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Ridge Meals on Wheels, c/o RD4, Box 145, Latrobe, PA 15650. Arrangements by the GAUT-BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Pleasant Unity.

Stanley Pergamalis
Latrobe
Stanley Pergamalis, 80, of Latrobe, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, in Loyalhanna Care Center, Derry Township. Born Oct. 20, 1921, in Greensburg, he was a son of the late Jim and Stella Gorr Pergamalis. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and was a member of American Legion Post 515, Latrobe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Pergamalis. He is survived by two aunts, ``Fudge'' Gorr and Eleanor Friel, both of Latrobe; and numerous cousins. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A blessing service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment in Unity Cemetery, Unity Township.

Irene C. Pfrogner
Mt. Pleasant
Irene C. Pfrogner, 79, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in the Beverly Health Care Center, Uniontown. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, where a blessing service will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant, with the Rev. Michael Matusak as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. A parish wake service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

Ruth Savage Pifer
Formerly of Jeannette
Ruth Savage Pifer, 81, formerly of Jeannette, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, in Georgiana Hospital, Georgiana, Ala. She was born Oct. 10, 1920, in Siler City, N.C. She was preceded in death by a son, William Thomas. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd H. Pifer; the following sons and daughters: Jacqueline Christine Lavigna of Jeannette, Kenneth Paul Pifer of Penn, James Patrick Pifer of Bradenton, Fla., Beverly Faye Tanyer of Jeannette, Mary Maylene Seice of Andalusia, Ala., Dale Lloyd Pifer of Andalusia, Ala., Richard Wesley Pifer of Arcadia, Fla., and Cynthia Alyce Gonzalez of West Newton; 34 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services and interment were held in Alabama. FOREMAN BROWN-SERVICE FUNERAL HOME, Andalusia, Ala., in charge of arrangements.

Robert Alexander ``Red'' Rae
Kiski Township
Robert Alexander ``Red'' Rae, 72, of Kiski Township, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, in his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1929, in Springdale, a son of the late Alexander and Emily Reid Rae. Robert lived in the Orrville section of Springdale Township until moving to the Apollo area in 1959. He retired in 1982 from Apollo Fabricators, where he worked as a welder for 27 years. He was past president of Local 206, Raychord Union. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the North Apollo Church of God, where he participated in the music and sound programs for many years. He initiated the videotape ministry to the shut-ins and was part of the Men's Fellowship. He was well known in the Kiski Valley for playing the guitar and singing with his friends, entertaining at the area nursing homes and senior citizen groups for over 25 years. He especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Suzanne Rae Gutierrez; and a sister, Alberta Rae Gutnecht. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Peggy Phillips Rae; a son, Robert Stephen Rae of York; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Sandra) Harr of Saltsburg, Mrs. Craig (Sharon) Davis of North Apollo and Mrs. Cameron (Shannon) Holt of Apollo; a grandson, Mark Gutierrez of Carlisle, whom he raised; a sister, Virginia Rae Richards of Shelby, N.C.; and nine grandchildren. Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the CURRAN-SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 100 Owens View Drive, Apollo. Visitation continues Tuesday in the North Apollo Church of God from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of service, with the Rev. Robert Shallenberger officiating. Interment in Boiling Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Spring Church.

Michael Allan Rugh
Saltsburg
Michael Allan Rugh, 19, of Saltsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 15, 1982, a son of Sherri Everett Rugh of Saltsburg and the late Thomas Patrick Rugh, who died in 1986. Michael lived in Saltsburg for the past five years and was employed by FairWay Nursery in Clarksburg, Pa. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William and Clair Everett. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Kenneth Bogle, of Saltsburg; a sister, Shaleena Rugh at home; a brother, Shane Bogle at home; his paternal grandparents, Beverly Kemerer of Export, Ray Malone of New Alexandria and Pete Rugh of Greensburg; and several aunts and uncles. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Saltsburg Presbyterian Church, 517 Salt St., where services will be conducted at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Tom Jones officiating. Interment in Twin Valley Cemetery, Delmont. Arrangements by CURRAN FUNERAL HOME, 701 Salt St., Saltsburg.

Angela M. Coppetti Savage
Scottdale
Angela M. Coppetti Savage, 70, of Garfield Avenue, Scottdale, died Friday evening, Dec. 14, 2001, in UPMC Presbyterian, Oakland. She was born in Scottdale, April 11, 1931, a daughter of the late Frank Coppetti, who died Oct. 25, 1957, and Mary (Engert) Ingrutti, who died Jan. 30, 1978. Angela was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Scottdale, and a member of the former Charismatic Prayer Group in which she participated in for over 25 years. Angela was a quiet, loving and understanding wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 50 years, Clifford E. Savage, with whom she celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Nov. 20, 2001; her children, Darlene R. and her husband, David Albright, of Uniontown, Steven W. Savage and his wife, Cathy (Winzek), of Mt. Pleasant and Mary Jane and her husband, Marc Bryan, of Greensburg; her five granddaughters, Stacy Savage-Comstock, Sabrina Van Fleet, Shavon Savage, Angela Bryan and Lee Ann Bryan; her great-grandson, Grant Van Fleet; her brothers, Patsy Coppetti of Scottdale and Joseph Coppetti and his wife, Janet (Roth), of Scottdale; four aunts; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Angela was preceded in death by her brother, Anthony Coppetti, on Sept. 27, 1999. Angela's family will receive friends in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Scottdale, with her pastor, the Rev. Leonard W. Stoviak, as celebrant. Committal services and Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Parish Cemetery, Scottdale. A parish wake service will be held Sunday in the funeral home.

Charles E. "Bill" Schuh
West Newton
Charles E. "Bill" Schuh, 76, of West Newton, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, in Monsour Medical Center, Jeannette. Born April 2, 1925, in Clairton, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Mary Emma Curry Schuh. Bill was a self-employed painter. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of VFW Post 7812, West Newton. Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Mildred (Barna) Schuh; a daughter, Sandy Lilliock; a number of stepchildren; two grandsons, Adam and Michael Lilliock; a great-granddaughter, Paige Nicole Lilliock; a sister, Florence Stepaniak; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Weyand. There will be no viewing. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m. in the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., West Newton.

Mario R. Sciacca
Charleroi
Mario R. Sciacca, 87, of Charleroi, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, in his home. Born in Charleroi, Sept. 27, 1914, a son of the late Joseph and Caterina Mercurio Sciacca. A member of Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, Charleroi. A graduate of Charleroi High School, Class of 1933. His career as a barber began in 1936 and was interrupted in 1942 when he joined the U.S. Army. He received five Battle Stars serving with the 509th Light Pontoon Engineers in Europe. After returning from World War II, he operated Mario's Barber Shop from 1947 until his retirement in 1993. He was an officer in the Journeyman Barbers Union and a member for more than 50 years. He served as treasurer of the Charleroi American Legion Post 22 for more than 20 years, and served as commander for three terms. He served the Sons of Italy as treasurer for 30 years and was currently president. He was treasurer of the Charleroi Cougar Booster Club for 30 years. He was president of the Greater Charleroi Community Development Corporation, and president of the board of directors for Bridging the Gap, an after-school tutoring program at the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church. He was also past president and member of the Holy Name Society. Mr. Sciacca also delivered Meals on Wheels for Mary, Mother of the Church. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph F. and Susan Sciacca of Penn Hills; a daughter and son-in-law, Rose Mary and Matt Rajakovic of Mapleview; a brother, A. Edward of Medford, Ore.; and four grandchildren, Michael and wife, Amy Rajakovic, Mark Rajakovic, Maria and Mario Sciacca. Preceded in death by his wife, Mary Leone Sciacca, who died June 30, 1994; a brother, Angelo Sciacca; and two stepbrothers, Joseph and Anthony Cirrincione. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the LEONARD M. PAVLIC FUNERAL HOMES INC., 235 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Dec. 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, Charleroi. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Township. VFW Arden Calvert Post, Charleroi, will hold services Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home, followed by American Legion Post 22 services at 8 p.m.

Madalen "Madge'' (Kolaya) Socklege
Herminie
Madalen ``Madge'' (Kolaya) Socklege, 70, of Herminie, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at her home. She was born March 11, 1931, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (McKloas) Kolaya. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Pittsburgh Reflector of Irwin as an assembler. She was a member of St. Edward Roman Catholic Church, Herminie, and St. Edward Altar Rosary Society. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Kolaya; and a brother, John Kolaya. Mrs. Socklege, ``Madge,'' is survived by her husband of 44 years, John J. Socklege; two sisters, Mary Teacher of Greensburg and Betty Dubaich of North Huntingdon; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Kleid of Herminie; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., Herminie, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Edward Roman Catholic Church, Herminie, with the Rev. Lawrence L. Manchas as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park. A St. Edward parish wake service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m., followed by a parish rosary in the funeral home.

Roy E. Stewart
Derry
Roy E. Stewart, 89, of Derry, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1912, in Atlantic, a son of the late Joseph and Hattie McDowell Stewart. Roy retired from the Latrobe Forge and Spring Co. in 1974, and was a life member of the Crabtree Sportsman's Club. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Vera E. Hughes Stewart, on July 25, 1973; a son, Sonny Stewart; and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Doris) Kovac of Latrobe, Mrs. Howard ``Butch'' (Evelyn) Reynolds of Derry and Mrs. Andrew (Sandy) Pavlik of New Alexandria; two sons, Ronald E. Stewart and his wife, Sue, of Jeannette and Francis E. ``Frank'' Stewart and his wife, Theresa, of Unity Township; a brother, John ``Popeye'' Brant of Lloydsville; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry, where services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. David D. Wilson Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Coles Cemetery, Derry.

John Edward Timko
North Huntingdon
John Edward Timko Sr., 83, of North Huntingdon, died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001. John was born Oct. 20, 1918, a son of the late Nicholas Timko and Anna Timko Pavlik. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Michael. John is survived by his wife of 60 years, Veronica; his son, John and wife, Nancy Timko, of North Huntingdon and family: grandson Greg and granddaughter Wendy and husband, Jim Criner; a daughter, Janice Timko of Austin, Texas, and granddaughter Chrissi and husband, Jim Jackson, great-granddaughters, Emma and Natalie of San Antonio, Texas, granddaughter Shannon and husband, Lee Daniel, great-grandson, Jonathan of Euless, Texas, and granddaughter Lisa and husband, Micah Grossman, of Austin, Texas; daughter, Jeanne and husband, Rick Evans, of Indianola and granddaughter Ashley; and daughter, Joni and husband, Richard Nanci of Indianola and family: granddaughter Camille and husband, Todd Killian, and great-grandson Cody. He is also survived by a brother, Albert Timko of Gerard, Pa. He was a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irwin. John was a World War II Army veteran serving in France. He worked as a boilermaker and apprentice instructor for the Edgar Thomson Works with 42 years of service until his retirement in 1982. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Huntingdon.


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