|Kathryn ``Hun'' A. Butler
Formerly of Larimer
Kathryn A. ``Hun'' Butler, 93, formerly of Larimer, died Sunday, Nov.
4, 2001, in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. She was born July
15, 1908, in Larimer, a daughter of the late John and Margaret McHugh Butler.
Prior to retirement, she was employed by Columbia Hospital as an office
clerk in the billing department. She was a member of the Church of the
Immaculate Conception, Irwin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded
in death by a sister, Patricia Butler; and three brothers, Daniel, John
and Frank Butler. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Mary Jane Butler of Wilmerding;
a niece, Janet Gilbert of Elizabeth Township; five nephews, Dennis and
Frank Butler of Wilmerding, William Butler of North Huntingdon, Lawrence
and Daniel Butler of North Versailles; and several cousins, including Kathryn
and Ed Clark of Sewickley. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH F. OTT
FUNERAL HOME INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral
Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 1O a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate
Conception. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery,
Anna M. Capo
Anna M. Capo, 78, of Trafford, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in UPMC Montefiore
in Pittsburgh's Oakland section. She was born Aug. 10, 1923, in Uniontown,
the daughter of the late Benedict and Blanche Zavislan Sufka. She was member
of the St. Regis Church, the Trafford Senior Citizens and the Trafford
Lioness Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by
her husband, John Capo, in 1985; and two brothers, Edward and Bruno Sufka.
She is survived by a son, John A. Capo and his wife, Sharon, of Orlando,
Fla.; a daughter, Karen J. Lacina and her husband, Ronald, of Trafford;
and four grandchildren, Crystal Hochman, Shayne Capo, Joyia Capo and Brandon
Lacina. Friends will be received at the JOHN M. DOBRINCK FUNERAL HOME,
429 Duquesne Ave., Trafford, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Regis
Church with the Rev. James D. Tringhese as celebrant. Entombment will follow
in the New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. A Senior Citizens service
will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. The family suggests
memorials to the Arthritis Foundation, 332 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Andrew Drnjevich Sr.
Andrew Drnjevich Sr., 78, of Export, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001. He
was born Dec. 18, 1922, in Export, a son of the late Andrew and Maria Melich
Drnjevich. Andy was an area building contractor for many years. He was
a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Export, and a World War II veteran
of the U.S. Army Air Corps. In addition to his parents, he was preceded
in death by a brother, Albert Drnjevich; and three sisters, Mary Povlic,
Diane Moffitt and Mildred Kunczewski. Surviving are his wife, Mary Hannah
(Berg) Drnjevich; six children, Andrew Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Ravenna,
Ohio, James and his wife, Marcella, of Murrysville, Charles and his wife,
Shirley, of Greensburg, Louis and his wife, Ruth Ann, of North Huntingdon,
Karl and his wife, Beth, of Export and Alice Drnjevich, also of Export;
10 grandchildren; a brother, Louis Drnjevich of Export; a sister, Kaye
Parsons of Fort Washington, Md.; and several nieces and nephews. Private
visitation with the family was held at the EDWIN N. WOLFE FUNERAL HOME
INC., Export, with a Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church followed by interment
in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
Charles ``Doc'' E. Eicher
Charles E. ``Doc'' Eicher, 89, of New Stanton, died Saturday, Nov.
3, 2001, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Nov.
10, 1911, in Alverton, a son of the late Lomison L. and Effie (Hixson)
Eicher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons,
William Eicher and ``Orange'' Thomas Eicher; two brothers, Warren Eicher
and Kenneth Eicher; and a grandchild. He is survived by his loving wife
of 64 years, Lena Sherrick Eicher; a son, Robert H. Eicher and wife, Susan,
of New Stanton; and two grandchildren. He was a 1930 graduate of East Huntingdon
High School. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church of New Stanton
and its council and choir, and was retired from Sowash Auto Parts Store
of Greensburg. He was a member of the New Stanton Senior Citizens and the
New Stanton Choraleers. Friends were received at the C. RICHARD McCAULEY
FUNERAL HOME INC., Youngwood, Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Additional
viewing will be held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church Tuesday from 10 to 11
a.m. with service at 11 a.m. with the Rev. A.J. Domines officiating. Interment
to follow at Youngwood Cemetery. There will bidding prayers Monday at 8:45
p.m. in the funeral home.
Susan S. (Liberto) Farine
Susan S. (Liberto) Farine, 44, of West Mifflin, on Friday, Nov. 2,
2001. Loving mother of Ian D. Klink, Dean and Erin Farine. Daughter of
Patricia E. (Carothers) McGovern. Sister of Leo III and Patricia J. Liberto.
Beloved companion of Gregory L. Klink. Grandmother of Kayla M. Klink. Visitation
Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL
FUNERAL HOME INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills, where service
will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment, Jefferson Memorial Park.
Albert E. Good Sr.
Albert E. Good Sr., of Spring, Texas, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3,
2001, in Houston. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the
KLEIN FUNERAL HOME, 1400 W. Main St., Tomball, Texas, 281-351-7233, where
service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Klein
Memorial Park Farmer's Market 2920.
Doris E. Klepsky
Doris E. Klepsky, 77, of Mt. Pleasant, went to her eternal rest Monday,
Nov. 5, 2001, after a brief illness, in her son Dennis' home, in Scottdale.
Born Feb. 21, 1924, in Mt. Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Andrew
Yothers and Clara (Weaver) Yothers Heffelfinger. She was a member of Mt.
Pleasant Church of God. She was a 1942 graduate of East Huntingdon High
School, the Scottdale Senior Citizens, Bullskin Senior Citizens and A.A.R.P.
Her memories will be cherished by her son, Dennis Klepsky Sr. and wife,
Gwen, of Scottdale; a daughter, Linda Hare and husband, George Sr., of
Mt. Pleasant; a brother, Robert Andrew Yothers and wife, Deanie, of Mt.
Pleasant; four grandsons, George Hare Jr. and wife, Anna, Brian Hare, Dennis
Klepsky Jr. and wife, Debbie and Randy Klepsky and wife, Rachel; and eight
great-grandchildren, Troy, Justin, Andy, Sara, Robbie, Brittany, Melissa
and Hannah. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband, Frank Klepsky, on Oct. 5, 1988; and an infant brother, John Webster
Yothers. Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
at the EUGENE G. SALOOM FUNERAL HOME INC., 730 W. Main St., Mt. Pleasant,
where service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles W.
Yost officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Connellsville.
Kathleen L. Matta (Sebastianelli),
Kathleen L. Matta (Sebastianelli), 46, of Greensburg, on Saturday,
Nov. 3, 2001. Wife of Martin. Mother of Jaimie, Kristy and Frank; stepmother
of John. Also survived by her mother, Patricia Estep of North Braddock;
four sisters, Debra, Valerie, Mary and Patricia M.; and three brothers,
William, David and Timothy. She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas.
A memorial service will be held, time and date later. Memorial contributions
may be made to the American Cancer Society or Three Rivers Hospice, White
Amil Paluka, 76, of Greensburg, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in Westmoreland
Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Sept. 4, 1925, in West Newton,
a son of the late Anthony and Anna Chulyk Paluka. Prior to retirement,
he was employed by the G.C. Murphy Co. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean
conflict, he received the Bronze Star and was a member of American Legion
Post 344 and F.O.E. 844, both of Jeannette. He was also a member of the
Ascension Church, Jeannette. In addition to his parents, he was preceded
in death by two brothers, Walter and John Paluka; and a sister, Helen Potocnik.
Surviving are his loving wife, Gloria Moffa Paluka; a beloved son and daughter-in-law,
Anthony K. Paluka and wife, Gail, of Racine, Wis.; two wonderful grandsons,
Adam K. and Alexander K. Paluka; a sister, Thelma Marsh of West Newton;
and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends were received at the JOHN V. GRAZIANO
FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.
and will be received there Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral
Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Ascension Church. Interment
with military honors accorded by the Jeannette Combined Veterans will follow
in St. Vincent Cemetery, Unity Township. The Jeannette Combined Veterans
will hold a service Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Anna Laverne Sanders
Anna Laverne Sanders, 78, of Greensburg, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001,
in her home. She was born Aug. 31, 1923, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of
the late John and Margaret Proud Crawford. She was a member of the First
United Methodist Church in Greensburg. Surviving are her loving husband,
William Jack Sanders; children, Jack Sanders and wife, Donita, of Level
Green, Jeff Sanders of Riverview, N.Y., Jason Sanders at home and Jan McGeehan
and husband, Jerry, of Grove City; a sister, Margaret and her husband,
Dr. James Rock, of Florida; and four grandchildren, Brittany and Brady
Sanders and Ryan and Jenna McGeehan. Family and friends will be received
at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 North Main St., Greensburg,
Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service will be held in the funeral
home Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Robert J. Marks officiating. Entombment
will follow in St. Clair Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations
to the Westmoreland Hospice, 532 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. Terence
L. Graft, funeral director in charge of arrangements.
Mary Shutterly Weimer
St. Charles, Mo.
Formerly of Scottdale
Mary Shutterly Weimer, 85, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of South Broadway,
Scottdale, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, in Blanchette Place, St. Charles.
She was born Sept. 10, 1916, in Scottdale, a daughter of the late Louis
and Catherine Shutterly. Mary was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic
Church, Wentzville, Mo., and a former member of St. John the Baptist R.C.
Church, Scottdale. She was a former member of the Catholic Daughters of
Americas Court Lambing 314. She was a retired secretary for Geibel High
School, Connellsville, with 10 years of service. Previously, she had been
employed by the employment office in Connellsville for several years. Mary
leaves to cherish her memories, her loving and devoted sons, Harry C. Weimer
and his wife, Dorothy (Overly), of Foristell, Mo., David A. Weimer and
his wife, Lois (Hough), of St. Peters, Mo.; six grandchildren, Marcia Weimer,
Kristine Cruzen, Michelle Hunn, David, Jeffrey and Kevin Weimer; 10 great-
grandchildren; a brother, Ralph A. Shutterly and his wife, Polly, of Pittsburgh;
and a sister, Loretta Norton of Connellsville. Mary's family will receive
friends at the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale,
Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. A blessing service will be held Saturday at 9:30
a.m. in the funeral home followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated
at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale, with the Rev.
Leonard W. Stoviak as celebrant. Graveside service and interment will follow
in St. John the Baptist R.C. Parish Cemetery, Scottdale. The family suggests
gifts to the American Heart Association in memory of Mary S. Weimer.
Christina Wigton Wilson Zitterman
Christina Wigton Wilson Zitterman, 79, of Murrysville, died Sunday,
Nov. 4, 2001, in her home. She was born April 19, 1922, in Warrior's Mark,
a daughter of the late Dr. Harry C. and Anna Wade Wigton Wilson. In addition
to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lois Fisher,
Anna Wade Raup and Janet Wilson. She is survived by her husband, Joseph
A. Zitterman; a son, Dr. Joseph A. Zitterman Jr. and his wife, Rita, of
Estacada, Ore.; a daughter, Janet Baumann and her husband, F. Lee, of Murrysville;
three grandchildren, Andrew Baumann and Katie and Alex Zitterman; four
sisters, Mary Smith of Tyrone, Jennie Shoff of Lehigh Acres, Fla., Roberta
Manning of Doylestown and Joan Hample of Bellwood; and a brother, John
Wilson of Siloam Springs, Ark. Visitation Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. at the JOHN T. HART FUNERAL HOME, Murrysville. Interment will be
private in Murrysville Cemetery. A memorial service will be held Wednesday
at 12:30 p.m. in Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, Murrysville, with the
Rev. Marnie Silbert officiating. If desired, memorials may be made to the
Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church or the Forbes Hospice, Pittsburgh.
LaVerne E. Barthel
Formerly of Pittsburgh and West Alexander
LaVerne E. Barthel, age 77, of the Village of St. Barnabas, Gibsonia,
formerly of Pittsburgh and West Alexander, Washington County, died Monday,
Nov. 5, 2001. Born in Mt. Washington on July 13, 1924, she was the daughter
of the late George and Ellen (Tiederman) Nusskern. Beloved wife for 56
years of Elmer E. Barthel. Dear mother of Jill Ellen Bennis of Elmhurst,
Ill. Sister of Doris Prichard of Central, Ohio. Also survived by three
grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by
one sister, Bernice Woodward. Friends received Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. in the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME LTD., 5864 Heckert Road, Bakerstown,
www.schellhaasfuneralhome.com. Funeral Service Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 1
p.m. The Rev. Dr. David L. McDonald of the First Presbyterian Church of
Bakerstown will officiate. Interment in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Mt. Troy. Mrs.
Barthel was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown and
the Order of the Eastern Star. If desired, memorial donations may be made
to her church at Route 8, Bakerstown, PA 15007.
Samuel A. Cancilla
Samuel A. Cancilla, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001. Beloved husband of the
late Lois C. Cancilla. Beloved father of Charles A. Cancilla of Turtle
Creek, Russell J. Cancilla of Illinois, Luann Wilharm of Bon Air, Nancy
J. Baldauff of Whitehall and Lois Maria Wilharm of Virginia. Beloved brother
of Marianna Depoian of Virginia, Anna Marie of South Side, Joseph of Bloomfield,
Jane Thomas of Virginia, Charles of Bethel Park and Phillip of Pittsburgh.
Also survived by 12 grandchildren. Friends received in the JOHN F. SLATER
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, Monday and Tuesday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Prayer Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. Mass
of Christian Burial in St. Canice Church at 10 a.m.
Leona Hinkel Carr
Leona Hinkel Carr, age 98, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in Fosnight Retirement
Home, Gibsonia. She was the wife of the late Charles Carr. Friends received
Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME, 388 Center,
Ave., West View, www.schellhaasfuneralhome.com, where service will be Wednesday
at 11 a.m. Burial following in St. Paul's Cemetery, Mt. Troy. In lieu of
flowers, the family suggests donations to Fosnight Retirement Home, 3954
Gibsonia Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044.
Carmine Caveeck, 76, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, in UPMC McKeesport. Mr.
Caveeck was the owner of Carmine's Barber Shop in Munhall and a U.S. Navy
veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Marie M. Caveeck;
sons, Carmine M. Caveeck and Anthony L. Caveeck, both of Munhall, and Richard
W. Caveeck of Glassport; sisters, Catherine Thomas of Sarver, Ann Maniago
of California, Phelomena Devay, Josephine Sambuco, Rose Miller and Antoinette
Wilson, all of Turtle Creek; brothers, Richard Cavicchia of Munhall, and
the late Michael and Samuel Cavicchia; granddaughters, Deana, Dawn, Lisa
and Angela; grandson, Jason; great-grandchildren, Michelene, Morgan, Lauren,
Anna and Zachary. Friends may call Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday
2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME INC., A Golden
Rule Member Firm, 3511 Main St., Munhall, where services will be conducted
Thursday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Karen Prescott will officiate. Burial will
be in Jefferson Memorial Park.
Lorraine Ann (Vento) Cianca
Lorraine Ann (Vento) Cianca, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2001. Beloved wife
of Victor Cianca. Dear mother of Marlena Cianca and Alessandra Cianca.
Beloved daughter of Raymond and Helen (Acri) Vento. Dear sister of Robert
Vento. Daughter-in-law of Victor and Anna Marie (Berberich) Cianca. Sister-in-law
of Richard Cianca. Friends received in the CIESLAK AND TATKO FUNERAL HOME,
INC., 2935 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, Wednesday and Thursday 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. Funeral prayer Friday at 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in
St. Boniface Church of Holy Wisdom Parish at 11 a.m.
Ruth Pauline (Diehl) DeArmit
Ruth Pauline (Diehl) DeArmit, 77, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. She was
preceded in death by her beloved husband, Nelson Eugene ``Mo'' DeArmit,
and a son, Frank Coursey. She is survived by loving daughters, Joyce M.
Kelley and her life partner Sean of Sitka, Ala., Linda K. Phillips and
her husband James of Emsworth, and Sharon A. Walters and her husband Dean
of New Castle; a sister, Lillian Smith of Ohio; grandchildren, Scott M.
Kelley and his wife Sue, Trisha L. Sachs and her husband Geoffrey, James
N. Phillips and his fiancee Shannon, Jessica E. Walters and Chet N. Walters;
and great-granddaughter, Sydney Phillips. Friends invited Tuesday 7 to
9 p.m. and Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL
HOME, INC., A Golden Rule Member Firm, 1014 California Ave., Avalon (North
Boros), where funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. Burial in Highwood
Cemetery, North Side.
Ruth Flenniken, 88, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. She was preceded in death
by her parents, James B. and June Beyer Flenniken. She is survived by her
sisters, Marjorie and Ann Flenniken, both of Bellevue. Until her retirement
earlier this year, Miss Flenniken had been a dental assistant in the office
of Dr. James Smyers. Friends invited Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in
the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME, INC., A Golden Rule Member Firm, 1014
California Ave., Avalon (North Boros), where funeral services will be Thursday
at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Allegheny County Memorial Park, McCandless.
Alvin F. Hundertmark
Alvin F. Hundertmark, age 78, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in St. John's
Lutheran Care Center, Mars. Born May 16, 1923, in Etna, he was the son
of the late Ernest and Emma Schlumpf Hundertmark. Mr. Hundertmark was a
retired mechanical engineer, having served for over 40 years with U.S.
Steel. He was a World War II Army veteran and a former member of the Richland
Township Planning Commission. Survived by his beloved wife of 48 years,
Carolyn Shaw Hundertmark; two sons, Eric Hundertmark of Trappe, Pa., Gary
Hundertmark of Franklin, Pa., and Beth Kellner of Harrisville, Pa. Brother
of Ernestine Hundertmark of Richland, Dorothy Green of Virginia, Leona
Zimmerman of Missouri and Ernest Hundertmark of Kennerdell, Pa. Grandfather
of Evan, Darrel, Megan and Nathan Hundertmark and Grace Kellner. Friends
received Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME,
LTD., 5864 Heckert Road, Bakerstown (Richland), www.schellhaasfuneralhome.com,
where services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Leonard Pate
of the Glenshaw Valley Presbyterian Church officiating. Entombment will
follow in Allegheny County Memorial Park. The Hundertmark family suggests
memorials be made to the Northern Tier Library Richland Center, 4015 Dickey
Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044, or the Alzheimer's Association, 1323 Forbes Avenue,
Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-4725.
Michael N. Ivanovich
Michael N. Ivanovich, 83, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in Jefferson Center
Hospital, Jefferson Hills. He was born Jan. 8, 1918, in Large, Pa., son
of the late Misha and Milka Marusich Ivanovich. Mr. Ivanovich was a retired
steelworker for U.S. Steel, Clairton Works, and a member of St. Clare of
Assisi Parish in Clairton. Husband of the late Florence (Panepinto) Ivanovich.
Brother of Rose Piroli of Clairton. Also survived by nieces and nephews;
and his caregiver, Florence Pryzbylski of Clairton. Visitation Tuesday
2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the A.J. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 555 Fifth St.,
Clairton. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph
Church, Clairton. Burial in St. Clare Cemetery, Clairton.
Lisa Ann Lockwood Harris Kalp
Lisa Ann Lockwood Harris Kalp, 35, of Ruffsdale, died Friday, Nov.
2, 2001, in St. Francis Health Center, Pittsburgh. Born June 21, 1966,
in Chicopee Falls, Mass., she was the daughter of Clifford Lockwood of
Greensburg and Patricia Beck Roberts of McKeesport. Mrs. Kalp graduated
from Norwin High School in 1984 and the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy in 1986.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, Farley Kalp of Ruffsdale;
two daughters, Randi Patricia and Jacki Gaylynne Harris; and a son, Ryan
Scott Clifford Kalp, all at home; a brother, Mark Thomas Lockwood and wife
Brandy of Wendel; and two nieces, Kylie and Kelsey Lockwood. She is also
survived by her stepmother, Marcie Lockwood of Greensburg; her stepfather,
William Roberts of McKeesport; her mother-in-law, Frances Kalp, and Leonard
Stahl of Acme RD; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Friends received
in the JAY A. HOFFER FUNERAL HOME, Norvelt, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral
home Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Brian Swan officiating. Interment
in Mt. Joy Cemetery. Sandra L. Hoffer, funeral director.
Elizabeth Estelle Lakasky
Elizabeth Estelle Lakasky, 86, a lifelong resident of Elizabeth, N.J.,
died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in the Cranford Health and Extended Care Center,
Cranford. Mrs. Lakasky was a communicant of St. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic
Church, Elizabeth, and of the parish Senior Citizens Club. She was predeceased
by her husband, Vincent Lakasky. She is survived by a daughter, Arlene
Bender of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, Jacqueline, Michelle and Jim
Bender; a sister, Alice Sikorsky of Green Valley, Ariz.; and a sister-in-law,
Alice Lakasky of Elizabeth, N.J. Friends received in the BRAZINSKI FUNERAL
HOME, 147-151 Second St., Elizabeth, N.J., 908-352-3187, Tuesday from 7
to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will
be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Peter and Paul R.C. Church, Elizabeth,
N.J. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the
North Hills Marching Band, c/o Areta Kalogeras, 55 Rochester Road, Pittsburgh,
Robert Ray Rosenberg
Robert Ray Rosenberg, 93, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001. He was preceded
in death by his wife, Virginia Weyand Rosenberg, and a son, Robert Rosenberg.
He is survived by his children, William L. Rosenberg, Dorothyann Smith,
Launa Hines, Merriann McCracken and James A. Rosenberg; grandchildren,
Scott and Tammy Smith, Nicholas and Julieann Guiste, Erin Ashley, Austin
James and Dylan Keith Rosenberg, and Jessica and Lindsay McCracken; and
a great-grandson, Hadyn Guiste. Mr. Rosenberg was retired from the Child
Welfare Services of Allegheny County. During World War II, he served with
the U.S. Navy. Services and interment held within the privacy of the family.
Arrangements by the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Robert H. Stewart
Robert H. Stewart, 74, of Herminie, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, in the
UPMC Rehabilitation Center in Squirrel Hill. He was born June 10, 1927,
in McKeesport, the son of the late Wentworth H. and Grace A. Cheshire Stewart.
He was a retired machinist and co-owner of the Wendel Machine Company in
Irwin. A graduate of McKeesport High School, Mr. Stewart had served an
apprenticeship with Westinghouse Air Brake. He was a lifelong member of
the Park Baptist Church, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member
of the Keystone Clippers Model Airplane Flying Club. He is survived by
his wife, Gladys M. Thompson Stewart; a son, Craig H. and his wife Donna
Stewart of North Huntingdon; a daughter, Debra Taimuty and her husband
Daryl of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren, Stacey and Rachel Taimuty, Zachary
and Neil Stewart; a great-granddaughter, Hannah Taimuty; two sisters, Marlene
Stewart of Polk and Olive Andrews of Chicago; and nieces and nephews. Friends
received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
in the JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME INC., 2703 O'Neil Blvd. at Fawcett
Avenue, McKeesport, where funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp.
Josephine "Josie" E. (Moskal) (Wojton) Vargo
Josephine E. "Josie" (Moskal) (Wojton) Vargo, 80, on Sunday, Nov. 4,
2001. Beloved wife of the late John Wojton; loving mother of Jean S. McCarthy
of Farmington, Conn., Janice A. Weisel of Reston, Va.; sister of Blanche
Filar of Monroeville, and the late Carl, Walter, Eddie and Raymond Moskal.
From Josephine's daughters Jean and Janice: "We wish to recognize the efforts
of Dr. Robert Cohen and staff members of UPMC Shadyside and Heartland Health
Care Center for their caring commitment and compassion during Josephine's
illness. Throughout her life, many individuals lovingly and thoughtfully
touched her life. We thank all of you. But we would especially like to
recognize the selfless acts of kindness and compassion from dear friends
and neighbors Mark and Paula McDonough and their children Jeremy, Heather
and Patrick. To Josie's many friends from Eastland Super Flea Market and
to those she knew and enjoyed playing cards with at Eastern Area Adult
Services in Turtle Creek, we will always have a special place in our hearts
for you and for the happiness you brought into our mother's life." In lieu
of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastern Area Adult Services, Inc.,
519 Penn Avenue, Turtle Creek, PA 15145. Relatives and friends received
Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the JOHN L. QUINLAN FUNERAL HOME INC.,
11th and Airbrake avenues, Turtle Creek. Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated in St. Colman Church, Turtle Creek, Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.