Andrew Hajduk, 75, of Denbo, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was the son of the late Mike and Mary Sabo Hajduk.
Andrew was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Hrubos Hajduk; four children, Andrea and husband, Jim Stone of Smock, Pa., Andrew and wife, Michele Hajduk of Low Hill, Pa., Louis and wife, Connie Hajduk of Centerville, Pa., and Maria Hajduk of Denbo, Pa.; six grandchildren, Michele Halterman, Dan-ielle Stone, Michael and Amanda Hajduk and Alicia and Josh Hajduk; a great-grandson, Kane Halterman; brothers, Michael Hajduk of Daisytown, Pa., Louis Relovsky of Carmichaels, Pa., and John Relovsky of Browns-ville, Pa.; sisters, Marie Roach of New York, N.Y., and Ann Hedegus of Detroit, Mich.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Antoinette; a sister, Mary Vereb; and three brothers, John Hajduk, Charles Relovsky and Joseph Relovsky.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park St., Brownsville, Pa., today from 6 to 9 p.m., and on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., where a prayer service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m., in St. Oliver Plunkett R.C. Church of Fredericktown, with the Rev. Fr. Edward Litavec as celebrant. A Parish Vigil Service will be held on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
Elizabeth M. Hazen
Elizabeth May (Stevens) Hazen, 96, of Laurel View Drive, Bullskin Township, (formerly of Scottdale), passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 23, 2001, at her residence.
She was an accomplished violinist, serving as a violin instructor and teacher in the Scottdale, Connellsville, Uniontown, Pa., and Cumberland, Md., areas. She taught her last student at the age of 91.
Elizabeth is survived by her loving family: her two daughters, Louisa H. Marks of Newark, Del., and Janet S. Hazen of Mount Pleasant; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001, from 1:30 to 2 p.m., in the Robert B. Ferguson Funeral Home, 105 Spring St., Scottdale, the hour of the memorial service.
isa J. Johnson
Lisa J. Johnson, 40, of Tarrs, died Monday, at her residence.
She is survived by her father, Donald Springer of Dawsonville, Ga., her husband, Douglas Johnson; two daughters, Lindsay Johnson and Lizabeth Schomer, both at home; two brothers, Earl Springer of Hunker and Robert Bielecki of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Christopher (Marie, "Kitty") Loughner of Tarrs and Sherry Cottom of Everson.
Friends will be received at Eugene G. Saloom Funeral Home Inc., 730 W. Main St., Mount Pleasant, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Margaret Julia Johnson
Margaret Julia Fleming Johnson, 67, of Brownsville, died Oct. 21, 2001, in the Brownsville General Hospital.
She was born Oct. 18, 1934 in Blainesburg and was the daughter of the late William Hl and M. Josephine Ramella Fleming.
Margaret was a member of the Fort Burd United Presbyterian Church, Brownsville, where she served as a deacon and with the choir for many years. She volunteered as a genealogical researcher for the Brownsville Free Public Library. She was a member of the California Historical Society and was one of the original members of the Brownsville Historical Society. She was a past member of the Brownsville BPW and was a past executive secretary for the Greater Brownsville Area Chamber of Commerce where she and her husband were honorees on the 1996 Chamber River Cruise.
Margaret was the co-owner of the former Reed’s Rexall Drugs in Brownsville for 42 years, prior to that she was a supervisor for Bell Telephone in Washington.
Surviving are her husband of 42 years, William J. Johnson, Jr.; children; William F. Johnson III and his wife, Patty, Mary Grace Bohna and her husband, Edward, Jr., Muriel Nuttall and her husband, Eric; six beloved grandchildren; Amanda, Betsy and Kelsey Johnson; Rachel and Jacob Bohna; and Daniel Nuttall; all of Brownsville; brothers, William R. Fleming and his wife, Ruth of New Salem; Robert J. Fleming and his wife, Susan of Chalk Hill; sisters; Emily A. Bakewell, Grindstone, Clara L. Hilburn and her husband, Alex of Columbus, Ohio, Mary F. Saliba and her husband, Edward of Uniontown; 10 nieces and nephews; and many great nieces and great nephews.
The family will receive friends in the CONFER FUNERAL HOME, 515 Front St., Browns-ville today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation continues in the Fort Burd United Presbyterian Church of Brownsville, Thursday from 10 until 11 a.m. Funeral services will then be conducted by her pastor, the Rev. David R. Clark, officiating. Burial will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Brownsville Free Public Library, 100 Senecca St., Brownsville, Pa. 15417 or Fort Burd United Presbyterian Church, 200 Thornton Road, Brownsville, Pa., 15417.
Ida M. Lacinak
Ida Mae Lacinak, 61, of Mather, Pa., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, in Washington Hospital, Washington, Pa.
Ms. Lacinak graduated from Jefferson High School, Class of 1958, and lived all of her life in Mather.
She worked at one time as a nurse’s aide in Greene County Memorial Hospital, and in the area as a home health aide.
Surviving are seven brothers, Vito Virgili of Mather, Ernest Virgili of Mather, Orlando Virgili of Mather, Franklin Virgili of Mather, Robert Virgili of Jefferson, Gene Virgili of Mentor, Ohio, and John Virgili of Mather; several nieces and nephews; and her companion with whom she lived, Donald Tate.
Friends will be received in the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, Pa., on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m., the hour of service.
Edith G. Lieser
Edith G. Lieser, formerly of Uniontown, Pa., died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, in her home in Auburn, Calif.
She was born Oct. 29, 1905, daughter of the late Ed and Roxanna Guseman.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, John Lieser of Sparks, Nev., and Carl O. Harring of Uniontown; a son, Duane K. Harring Sr.; and grandson, Dr. Kent Harring Jr.
She is survived by a daughter, Connie L. Meyer and husband, Luke of Colfax, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Betty Harring of Uniontown; several granddaughters and grandsons; a great-granddaughter; and several great-grandsons.
Memorial Services were held on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001, at 3 p.m., in College Presbyterian Church of Oakland, Calif. Private Inurnment.
Mildred A. Myers
Mildred A. Myers, 62, of Brownsville, Pa., passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at her home.
Surviving are her husband, Harold J. Myers; children, Jos-eph Myers and wife, Stephanie of Grindstone, James Myers at home, Diane Myers of Browns-ville, Kimberly Myers and husband, Raymond Taylor of Brownsville, Barbara Vance of Searights, Donna Myers of New Salem and Judy Myers of Isabelle; 15 grandchildren; and sisters, Dorothy Striker of Knox, Ind., Etta Ruth Samol of Penncraft, Carolyn Taylor of New Jersey, Audrey Taylor of Indiana, Lorraine Strolo of New Jersey, Marlene Stuchal of New Jersey and Mary Catherine Obrocta of Cleveland, Oho.
Funeral services will be private for the convenience of the family, and are being handled by the Robert T. Kish Funeral Home Inc., Legion Street, Republic.
Robert G. Rockwell
Robert G. "Herk" Rockwell, 67, of Philipsburg, Pa., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at 9:47 p.m., in the Centre Community Hospital, State College, Pa.
He was born Nov. 3, 1933, in New Salem, Pa., son of the late Delbert and Ruth (Reynolds) Rockwell.
He was married on Nov. 6, 1954, in Winchester, Va., to the former Pearl Gaddis, who survives at home. Also surviving are one brother, Delbert "Dick" Rockwell and wife, Teresa of Uniontown, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Rockwell.
Robert was a graduate of North Union Township High School, Class of 1951.
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Philipsburg, Moshannon Lodge No. 391 F&AM and Williamsport Consistory.
He enjoyed fishing and was an avid coin collector.
Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was a former employee of J & L Bit Company, of Philipsburg, where he was a welder. He was also a former employee of Penelec at Shawville, Charles Navasky Company, and Bob Showers Windows of Philipsburg.
Friends will be received in the DAVID K. DAHLGREN FUNERAL HOME, 228 North Centre St., Philipsburg, Pa., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Brenda K. Leigey officiating. Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, at 7 p.m., in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clearfield Co-Philipsburg Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 119 East Market St., Clear-field, PA 16830, or to The Clear-field County S.P.C.A., R.D. No. 3 Box 86, Philipsburg, PA 16866.
John D. Rough
John Duane Rough, 78, of Dawson, Pa., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at 9:50 p.m., in Hempfield Manor, Greensburg, Pa.
He was born Nov. 22, 1922, at Layton, Pa., son of the late Oliver and Marie Forsythe Rough.
Duane was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Marines.
He was a former vice president of the Old Time Fiddlers, and a member of the Irishtown Sportsman Association of Dunbar.
He was also an avid hunter.
Surviving are his wife, Olive M. Little Rough; two sons, David D. Rough and wife, Amanda and daughter, Michaela of Dawson, and Dennis E. Rough and wife, Vicki and son, Nicholas and daughter, Rachel of Greensburg; two daughters, Janet Morris Petrosky and husband, Ron of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Marie Morris Winterhalter and husband, Riney Sr., of Dawson; grandchildren, Riney Winterhalter Jr., and wife, Terri, daughter, Megan and son, Riney of Maryland, Erik Winterhalter and wife, Christine of Virginia, Joni Petrosky D’Ambrosio and husband, John of North Versailles, and Lori Petrosky Egan and husband, Mike of Florida.
Friends will be received in the BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 106 East Independence St., Perryopolis, today and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday until 1 p.m., the hour of service, with Rich Schimansky officiating, and the Rev. Herbert Peterson co-officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis, Pa. Graveside military rites will be accorded by the U.S. Marines.
Paul E. Santini
Paul E. Santini, 75, of Stuart, Fla., died Sunday, at his residence in Everett, Pa.
He is survived by his wife, Connie Pendry Santini; three daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Paula) Whetstone of Everett, Mrs. Richard (Jacqueline) Shimer of Bedford and Laura Santini of Stuart, Fla.; several grandchildren and two sisters, Bessie Guanera of Westminster, Calif., and Mrs. George (Elaine) Keys of Connellsville.
Martha L. Shiner
Martha Louise (Mattish) Shiner, 80, of Pierpont, Ohio, formerly of Uniontown, Pa., died on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Warren, Ohio.
She was born July 23, 1921, in Trotter, Pa., the daughter of the late John C. and Mary Mattish.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. Shiner Sr., on Oct. 7, 1988; and a brother, Frank Mattish.
She was a former member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Uniontown, and many catholic organizations in the area. She was employed at Leece-Neville Company, who manufactured motors.
She is survived by four children, John A. Shiner Jr., and wife, Deborah of Fairview Park,, Ohio, Lorraine Ritchie and husband, Jerome of Sheffield Lake, Ohio, and Allen Shiner and Walter A. Shiner Jr., both of Pierpont, Ohio; and four grandchildren, John and Robert Shiner and Matthew and Michael Ritchie.
Friends will be received at the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, Pa., A Dignity Memorial Provider, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday until 9 a.m., when a prayer service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Uniontown at a time to be announced. Interment to follow in St. John Evangelical Cemetery, Brookvale, Pa.