|Stella M. (Trygar) Buczek
Formerly of Braddock
Stella M. (Trygar) Buczek, 82, of Churchill, formerly of Braddock,
on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001. She and her family owned and operated the Green
Castle Cafe at Sixth Street and Talbot Avenue in Braddock for many years.
Wife of the late Walter F. Buczek; mother of Elaine Buczek-McDonough and
husband, William F. ``Mickey,'' Karen Buczek-Reiter, all of Churchill,
and the late Robert Buczek; grandmother of Camille C. Reiter; sister of
Ted Trygar of Vandergrift and Cecelia Podmokly of Michigan. Friends may
call Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the PATRICK
T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave., East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in Sacred
Heart Church, Braddock Hills. Burial in Braddock Catholic Cemetery. Memorial
donations may be made to the Robert Buczek Memorial Scholarship Fund, Room
413, Administration Building, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.
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 a
member of St. Regis Church, Trafford Senior Citizens and 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 received
at the JOHN M. DOBRINICK 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.
Susan A. (Montecupo) Czuway
Susan A. (Montecupo) Czuway, 85, of Herminie, died Monday, Nov. 5,
2001, at Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg. She was born Jan. 13, 1916, in
Tarrs, a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Colaprete) Montecupo. She
was a member of St. Edward Church, Herminie. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Sigmund ``Ziggy'' Czuway, in
1985; a brother, Tony; and a sister, Margaret Montecupo. Mrs. Czuway, ``Susan,''
is survived by four brothers, Mr. Joseph and his wife, Elinor Montecupo,
of Port Orange, Fla., Mr. Louis and his wife, Josephine Montecupo, of Herminie,
Mr. James and his wife, Evelyn ``Dolly'' Montecupo, of Greensburg and Mr.
John and his wife, Mary Montecupo, of Greensburg; and several nieces and
nephews. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME
INC., Herminie, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. A funeral liturgy will be held in the funeral home Friday at
11 a.m. with the Rev. Lawrence L. Manchas officiating. Interment will follow
in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township. A St. Edward
parish rosary will be recited Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and a St. Edward parish
wake service will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m., both in the funeral home.
John C. Dlusky
John C. Dlusky, 66, of Jeannette, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, at the
home of his family. He was born June 14, 1935, in Greensburg, a son of
the late John J. and Sarah Wasielewski Dlusky. Prior to retirement, he
was employed by the former Westmoreland Glass and had been a security guard
at St. Anne Home. He was a longtime member of High Park Volunteer Fire
Department, and a member of the Westmoreland County Sheriff's Department
Search and Rescue K-9 Team. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Church,
the Polish Brotherhood of White Eagles, both of Jeannette; the Penn Rod
and Gun Club; and the Irwin Sportsmen's Club. An avid trapshooter, he also
enjoyed and participated in rodeos. In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by a brother, Donald Dlusky. Surviving are a sister-in-law,
Nancy Dlusky of Greensburg; a nephew, Dr. Donald J. Dlusky of Fairmont,
W.Va.; a niece, Anna Marie Stewart and husband, James, of Greensburg and
their children, Carina and Shane Stewart; an aunt, Ann Rich of Jeannette;
and his companion, Betty Peer. There will be no public visitation. A memorial
Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church. Memorial
contributions may be made in care of John's family, RD1, Box 378A, Greensburg,
PA 15601. Arrangements by the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., Jeannette.
``He had a smile to warm your heart.''
Anna E. (Martincheck) Hanko
Anna E. (Martincheck) Hanko, 90, of Westmoreland City, died Sunday,
Nov. 4, 2001, in Jeannette. She was born Oct. 28, 1911, in Minersville,
a daughter of the late George Sr. and Mary (Goras) Martincheck. She was
a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Duquesne; Holy Trinity
Slovak Lutheran Church, Sheridan Terrace; and the National Slovak Society.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John
Hanko, on Aug. 2, 1976; two brothers, John and George Martincheck; and
five sisters, Julia Lehosky, Mary Maley, Christ Goras, Vern Palicka and
Irene Skodak. Survivors include five sons, the Rev. George Hanko and wife,
Nancy, of Duquesne, John Hanko and wife, Darlene, Robert Hanko and Ronald
Hanko, all of Westmoreland City, and David Hanko and wife, Kristan, of
Level Green; three daughters, Nancy Marto and husband, Richard, of Irwin,
Carol Rigney and husband, Randy, of Claridge and Patricia Richert and husband,
Ronald, of Harrison City; 19 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Friends were received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. at the VINCENT V. RODGERS FUNERAL HOME, 805 Pennsylvania Ave.,
Irwin. Funeral Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church,
Sheridan Terrace, with the Rev. George Hanko officiating. Interment, Irwin
Carrie J. Hysong Irwin
Carrie J. Hysong Irwin, 86, of Derry, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, in
Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born Aug. 13, 1915, in Derry, a daughter
of the late Leroy Hysong and Elizabeth Nicholson Hysong Dandoy. She was
a member of the Derry First United Methodist Church and the Auxiliary of
the Grand Lodge of the United Transportation Union. Carrie had a great
passion for the Salvation Army, and in 1995 she and her husband received
an honorary commendation and plaque for their devotion and faithful giving
to the Army for over 60 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded
in death by her husband of 61 years, Howard H. ``Dutch'' Irwin, in 1997,
and three sisters, Leonia Hysong, Irene Robb and Virginia Shaffer. Carrie
is survived by her son, Paul L. Irwin and his wife, Anita, of Blairsville
RD3; three granddaughters, Maria E. Allison and Paula A. Byers of Derry
and Patricia L. Myers of Latrobe; three great-grandchildren, Stephen Allison
and Nicholas and Alyssa Myers; two brothers, Joseph L. Hysong of Carmel,
Calif., and Floyd J. Hysong of Wilmington, N.C.; and numerous nieces and
nephews. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be announced
at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army
in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy. The MICHAEL J.
QUINLISK FUNERAL HOME INC., 548 N. Chestnut St., Derry, is in charge of
Ida V. (Buell) Nicol
Formerly of Pitcairn
Ida V. (Buell) Nicol, 82, formerly of Pitcairn, on Monday, Nov. 5,
2001. Wife of the late John Daniel Nicol; mother of John J. (wife, Wendy)
Nicol of Michigan; sister of Robert Buell of Florida, Jack Buell of Marion
Center, Pa., Ruth Nixon of Washington, Ethel Powers of Coudersport, Pa.,
and the late Helen Baughman; grandmother of Terri Zydbak and Julie Falconer.
Also survived by five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Wednesday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the WM. O. PEARCE FUNERAL HOME INC., 318
Wall Ave., Pitcairn, where service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m.
Marjorie Dana Geer Serafin
Marjorie Dana Geer Serafin, 39, of Youngwood, died Tuesday morning,
Nov. 6, 2001, in Latrobe Area Hospital, after a five-year courageous battle
with cancer. She was born Sept. 15, 1962, in Kirkwood, Mo., a daughter
of Marjorie Joan McFadden Geer of Scottdale and the late Philip Nessly
Geer, who died June 26, 1981. Dana attended Trinity United Methodist Church,
Scottdale, received her education in the Hempfield School District and
attended the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy of Greensburg. She was involved
in retail sales at the former Troutman's Department Store, Greensburg,
for several years and had a flair for interior design. Prior to her illness,
she was employed by Dick's Sporting Goods of Smithton. Dana cherished the
many special times she spent with her husband, Bob, riding with him on
their Harley-Davidson and also the quality time with him in their over-the-road
adventures in his tractor-trailer throughout the United States. In addition
to her mother, Marjorie Joan McFadden Geer of Scottdale, Dana leaves to
hold dear her memories, her loving and devoted husband of 15 years, Robert
K. Serafin, whom she married Dec. 31, 1985; her 8-year-old daughter, Rachel
N. Serafin, a student at Stanwood Elementary School, New Stanton, whom
she cherished and loved dearly and was very proud of her karate accomplishments;
two sisters, Christine Beste and her husband, Glen, of Washington, Mo.,
and Debra A. Francilancia and her husband, Henry, of Harahan, La.; a brother,
Nessly J. Geer and his wife, Denise, of Manchester, N.H.; a sister-in-law,
Joan Koontz of Greensburg; her father-in-law, Casmer J. Serafin of Greensburg;
nine nieces and nephews; and a number of dear friends, including K. Heidi
Lewandowski Sandzimier of Scottdale. In addition to her father, Philip
Nessly Geer, Dana was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Mary Serafin,
on March 23, 1991. Dana's family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to
9 p.m. at the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale,
where service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Paul Morris,
pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, Scottdale, officiating. Graveside
service and interment will follow in Scottdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
the family would appreciate contributions to the educational endowment
fund for her daughter, Rachel, in memory of Dana.
Anthony J. Serra
Anthony J. Serra, 94, of Jeannette, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, in Mifflin.
He was born Jan. 17, 1907, in Madison, a son of the late Thomas and Maria
Brocco Serra. Prior to retirement, he was employed by the former American
Window House of Jeannette. Anthony was a member of the Ascension Church
of Jeannette and its Holy Name Society; a veteran of World War II, having
served with the U.S. Army; and a member of F.O.E. 844 of Jeannette. In
addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Josephine Moffa
Serra, in 1989; four brothers, Charles, John, David and Carl Serra; and
two sisters, Elena Toniolo and Angeline Serra. Anthony is survived by a
son, Anthony Thomas Serra and wife, Patricia, of Mifflintown; a daughter,
Mary Magdaline Serra of New York City; two granddaughters, Jennifer C.
Serra and Katherine A. Serra; a sister, Victoria Caviggia of Jeannette;
and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the JOHN V.
GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, beginning Wednesday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday
at 10 a.m. in the Ascension Church. Interment will follow in St. Vincent
Cemetery, Unity Township. The Ascension Holy Name Society will hold services
Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Josephine Marie Shoemaker
Josephine Marie Shoemaker, 75, of Unity Township, died Saturday, Nov.
3, 2001, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born April
1, 1926, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Arthur A. and Cornelia Dell
Hendrick. She was a retired cook for the St. Anne Home, Greensburg, and
was an avid bowler. She is survived by her husband, Robert C. Shoemaker;
a son, Robert J. Shoemaker and his wife, Leona, of Valdosta, Ga.; two daughters,
Susan Diane Lukasiewicz and her husband, Vincent ``Luke,'' of Quitman,
Ga., and Roberta Joann Williamson and her husband, Jeffrey, of Greensburg;
five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three
stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Peter C. Hendrick and his wife, Mae,
of Lincoln Park, Mich.; a sister, Barbara Ann Kelley and her husband, Robert,
of North Apollo; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by four brothers, Joseph Donnelly, Charles Hendrick,
Arthur A. Hendrick Jr. and John Hendrick. Friends received Tuesday from
7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the COSHEY-NICHOLSON
FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, where service will
be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Paul L. Westcoat Jr. officiating.
Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Hempfield Township. Alvin
P. Oskin Jr., supervisor, in charge of arrangements.
David A. Valek
David A. Valek, 74, of Derry, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in I.H.S.
of Greater Pittsburgh, Hempfield Township. He was born May 3, 1927, in
Hahntown, a son of the late John A. and Beatrice Sobota Valek. He was retired
from Vanadium Steel, Latrobe, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War
II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother,
Robert C. Valek Sr. Survivors include five nieces, Cynthia Valek Blasko
of Maryland, Charlene Valek Antonacci of Jeannette, Christine Valek Karem
and Cathleen Valek Miller, both of Greensburg, and Tina Marie Valek James
of Jeannette; a nephew, Robert C. Valek Jr. of Scottdale; and numerous
cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends will be received Wednesday
from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC.,
601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at
10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Thomas Lukac as
celebrant. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Unity Township. Military services
will be held at 9:15 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Rose M. (Gillo) Cappa
Rose M. (Gillo) Cappa, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. Beloved wife of Thomas
R. Dear sweet mother of Donald T. Cappa of Baldwin Boro and Joanne Cappa
David of Mt. Lebanon. Mother-in-law of William G. David. Sister of Louise
Kane, Joseph, Daniel and Samuel Gillo. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
Friends received in the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4201 Brownsville
Road, Brentwood, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Prayer Saturday
at 9:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth Church at 11:30
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.
Newton Chapin, age 92, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001. Beloved husband of
Mariana (Lippincott) Chapin for 63 years. Beloved father of Sally Levin
and her husband Michael, and William N. Chapin and his wife Amy. Half-brother
of Juliana Kimball and James W. Chapin. Grandfather of Sarah Chapin, Emily
Levin and Elizabeth Chapin. Mr. Chapin was born June 3, 1909, in Carnegie,
Pa., to the late Newton Sr. and Matilda (Bell) Chapin. He attended Shadyside
Academy, Choate School and Princeton University. Mr. Chapin served in the
Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s in Northern Pennsylvania. After
completing his service, he joined Lee C. Moore Corp., a family-owned business.
In 1940, he enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the
Pittsburgh Ordnance District. Mr. Chapin rejoined Lee C. Moore Corp after
the war until 1962. Following, he was a consultant and owner of Marshall
Stamping and Culverts, Inc. For 25 years, he served on the Edgeworth Borough
Council and was its former president. He was a co-founder of Valley Ambulance
Authority. He was an avid musician, having compiled many of his works into
songbooks. He also enjoyed trap shooting and traveling. Burial will be
private. Service Friday at 11 a.m. in the Presbyterian Church of Sewickley.
Arrangements by COPELAND'S SEWICKLEY-IRVINE CHAPEL, 702 Beaver St. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Union Aid Society, Thorn Street, Sewickley,
Donald H. Eichhorn
Lewisburg, Union County
Dr. Donald H. Eichhorn, age 69, suddenly on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001.
Beloved husband of 46 years to Theresa Baroffio Eichhorn; father of Pamela
Dawn Eichhorn Schulz and her husband Rodney Schulz of Houston, and Douglas
James Eichhorn and his wife Anna Schneider Eichhorn of Advance, N.C.; grandfather
of Collin James Eichhorn and Brianna Nicole Eichhorn. Brother of Ethel
Eichhorn Davis of West View. Friends received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday
in the OGRODNIK-HAHN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 333 Butler St., Etna. Services
Thursday at 10 a.m. in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Etna. Family requests
memorial contributions be made to the Dr. Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School
Library Collection of Duquesne University, Attn: Dr. Robert Furman, Duquesne
University, Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, or to the Pennsylvania
Middle School Association Student Fund, c/o Ms. Claire Miller, Beaver Area
Middle School, Gypsy Glen Road, Beaver PA 15009.
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.
Robert F. Hayhurst
Robert F. Hayhurst Jr., on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. Beloved son of Robert
F. Sr. and Helen (Kimble) Hayhurst; brother of Amy McDaniel and Michele
Shimko; grandson of Robert E. and the late Margaret Frances Hayhurst, and
the late Fred Phillips; grandson and best friend of Doris Phillips; godfather
of Kathleen and Ryan Shimko; uncle of Alex McDaniel. Visitation Thursday
2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the FINDLAY C. WYLIE FUNERAL HOME INC., 11311
Frankstown Road, Penn Hills, where services will be Friday at noon. Interment
private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal
Friends or the Pittsburgh Humane Society.
Stephen J. Korinchak
Stephen J. Korinchak died unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, in
Ecuador. Born in Pittsburgh on April 19, 1973, he was 28 years old. Dear
son of Joseph E. and Susan E. (Brown) Korinchak of Richland. Grandson of
Anthony and Nancy Korinchak of St. Michael, Pa., and Ray and Teresa Brown
of Mill Creek, Pa. Brother of Sandra M. Korinchak of Salem, Mass., Donald
J. Korinchak of Pittsburgh and Debra S. Aiken of Alexandria, Va. Dear boyfriend
of Jaime L. Stanczak of Alexandria, Va. Friends received Thursday 2 to
4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME LTD., 5864 Heckert Road,
Bakerstown, www.schellhaasfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial Friday
at 9:30 a.m. in St. Andrew the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church, Logan
Road, Pine Twp. The Rev. Andrew Deskevich will celebrate. Interment in
John Brown Cemetery in Mill Creek, Pa. In desired, memorial donations to
the American Diabetes Association of a charity of choice.
Thomas S. Kurowsky
Formerly of Etna and Ambridge
Thomas S. Kurowsky, born Dec. 29, 1911, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001.
He was a resident of 1530 P&N Drive, Anderson, SC 29621, formerly of
Etna and Ambridge. He is survived by his wife, Helen Miller Kurowsky; children,
Doris Skibicki of Ohio, Martha Pace of South Carolina, Linda Hatcher of
Pennsylvania and Susan Foreman of Arkansas; stepchildren, Edward Miller
of Pennsylvania, Walter Miller of Florida, Connie McAuley of Pennsylvania,
Lynn Pritts of Florida and Paul Miller of Pennsylvania; numerous grandchildren
and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Martha Beyrley;
a daughter, Judy Novelsel; and parents, Stephanie Golembeski and Joseph
Chihocki. Services will be in Mt. Royal Boulevard Cemetery Mausoleum at
1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001. Graveside service will follow. Friends
and family invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made
to the donor's local hospice.
Ann (Piso) Lengwin
Ann (Piso) Lengwin, peacefully at home, Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. Beloved
wife of the late Peter Lengwin; loving mother of the Rev. Ronald P. Lengwin,
Mary Jean Lengwin and the late Sandra Bright; grandmother of Kevin, Ken
and Scott Bright and Kimberly Franco; great-grandmother of four; special
aunt to Charlotte McDonough; sister of Michael Piso, Sophie Balcer, and
the late John and William Piso. Friends received Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m.
and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in THE NEW WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL
SERVICE, 1650 Greentree Road, Scott Twp. Funeral Mass will be in St. Margaret
of Scotland Church Friday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to the Diocese of Pittsburgh, designated for the Creche Project.
Richard T. Longmore
Richard T. Longmore, age 55, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. Born in Pittsburgh
on Aug. 13, 1946, the son of Janet E. (Collins) Longmore of Avalon and
the late Karl N. Longmore. Mr. Longmore was a Vietnam veteran and a 25-year
employee of the U.S. Postal Service working as a mechanization mechanic.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth
"Betty" (Diettinger) Longmore; two children, Tracy Beth Longmore of Johnstown
and Richard T. Longmore of Richland; and a brother, Jack C. Longmore and
his wife Debie of Bellevue. Family will receive friends Wednesday 7 to
9 p.m. and Thursday 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 Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. H. William Dambach will
officiate. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ross. If desired,
memorials may be made in Rich's memory to a charity of choice.
Amy Lynne Maxwell
Amy Lynne Maxwell, 29, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001, in her home in Ross
Twp. Born in Pittsburgh on Aug. 21, 1972, she was the daughter of Robert
J. Jr. and Barbara Burke Maxwell. She is survived by her brother, William
R. Maxwell of Ross; and grandparents, Robert J. Sr. and Norma R. Maxwell.
Friends received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SIMONS FUNERAL
HOME, INC., 7720 Perry Highway, Ross, www.simonsfuneralhomeinc.com. Services
will be in the chapel of the funeral home Friday at 10 a.m. Interment will
follow in Hiland Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Society, 241 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1744.
Nancy E. (Davis) McMullen
West Deer Township
Nancy E. (Davis) McMullen, age 68, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, in UPMC
Montefiore. Born in West Deer Twp. on July 7, 1933, she was the daughter
of the late George and Rachel (Reedy) Davis. Beloved wife for 42 years
of Vern F. McMullen. Dear mother of Douglas McMullen of Indianapolis, Ind.,
and Daniel McMullen of Florence, Ky. Sister of Roma Park of Valencia and
Jerry Davis of Wilkinsburg. Also survived by two grandchildren. In addition
to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter. Friends received
Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME LTD., 5864
Heckert Road, Bakerstown, www.schellhaasfuneralhome.com. Funeral Service
Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Byron McElroy officiating. Interment private
in Deer Creek Church Cemetery, West Deer Twp. The family suggests memorial
donations to the American Heart Association or to her church, Deer Creek
United Presbyterian Church, Bairdford Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044. Mrs. McMullen
was a life member and a deacon of the Deer Creek U.P. Church, and a 1951
graduate of West Deer High School, where she was a majorette. She was also
a matron driver of the Handicap Busline in the Fox Chapel School District
and loved to play cards.
Howard R. Richards
Howard R. Richards, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2001. Husband of Dianne. Father
of Doris Jane Pietz and Richard Richards. Grandfather of John and Scott
Reimer, Lisa Barczack, Jeffrey and Maria Richards. Great-grandfather of
Carly, Cory and Hunter Reimer, Brendon, Eric and Rachel Barczack. Visitation
Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in NEELYS, 2208 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw.
Service Thursday at 11 a.m.
Melvin A. Temple
Melvin A. Temple, 94, of East McKeesport, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001,
in his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1907, in Franklin, Pa., a son of the late
William and Sarah Cushman Temple. Mr. Temple was a retired employee of
Westinghouse Electric, Trafford, and a member of the First United Methodist
Church, East McKeesport, the North Versailles Senior Citizens Club and
the Hilltoppers Senior Citizens Club of East McKeesport. Besides his parents,
he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Teresa Dyan Temple and John
J. Temple; and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Adda C. Bonnell Temple;
a son, Melvin R. Temple and his wife Cindy of Maricopa, Ariz.; and a grandson,
William M. Temple of Myrtle Beach, S.C. Friends received in the FORGIE-SNYDER
FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m.,
with a memorial service to be held at 4 p.m. in the funeral home with the
Rev. Paul Dunn officiating. Donations may be made to the Hospice of Greater
Pittsburgh, Irwin office.