James V. Shultz
James V. Shultz, 69, of Confluence, Pa., formerly of Perryopolis, Pa., died Thursday, December 13, 2001, in Henry Clay Villa, Markleysburg, Pa.
He was born September 2, 1932, in Somerfield, Pa., son of Merrill M. Shultz and Pearl Gladys Lint Shultz.
He was a Veteran of the United States Army, member of Teamsters Local 491 Uniontown, Pa., and retired Truck Driver from Quinn Freight Lines in Perryopolis.
Brothers, John and Allen, and his parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by three daughters: Bonnie Linderman of Pleasanton, Kansas, Jaymee Metheney of Markleton, Pa., and Brenda Malt of Confluence, Pa.; six grandchildren: John, Bobbie Jo, Tina, Jody, Jimmy and Brian; great granddaughter, Ashley; sisters: Jessie Baum of Markleysburg, Pa., Thelma Frantz of Dundas, Virginia, Evelyn Henry and Janie King both of Sebring, Florida, and Charlotte Friend of Friendsville, Maryland; and brothers: Merrill Shultz of Lemont Furnace, Pa., and Elmer Shultz of Farmington, Pa.
Friends will be received in the HUMBERT FUNERAL HOME, Confluence, Pa., today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the hour of Service with Rev. Timothy Gosnell officiating.
Interment follows in Addison Cemetery.
Antoinette "Toni" Zeglen Skobel
Antoinette "Toni" Zeglen Skobel, 82, of Willowick, Ohio, and formerly of Rowes Run and Royal, Pa., died Thursday, December 13, 2001, in Willowick.
She was born July 28, 1919, in Oliver, Fayette County, Pa., daughter of George Zeglen and Agnes Lucostic Zeglen.
Antoinette was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Willowick, the former owner of Toniís Delicatessen in Cleveland, Ohio, and had also worked as a Baker in several local bakeries in Ohio.
A brother, Joe Zeglen, sister, Mary Fehl-Dobson, and her parents preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, John A. Skobel; a son, John R.Skobel and his wife, Davieda, of Eastlake, Ohio; granddaughters: Kasey Skobel and Nikole Skobel; sisters: Ann Bordeleau of Willowick, Ohio, Helen Oshinsky of Polk City, Florida, and Rose Eshelman of Inverness, Florida; brothers: John Zeglen of Grindstone, Pa., George Zeglen of Euclid, Ohio, and Edward F. Zeglen Sr. of Clarksville, Pa.; also several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Jack Monreal Funeral Home, 31925 Vine Street, Willowick, Ohio, today from 4 to 8 p.m.
Friends will be received in the ROBERT T. KISH FUNERAL HOME INC., Legion Street, Republic, Pa., on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 17, in St Ceciliaís Roman Catholic Church, Grindstone, Pa. (time will be announced).
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.
Ralph Smith, 59, of Uniontown, Pa., and formerly of Connellsville, Pa., died Wednesday evening, December 12, 2001, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born December 6, 1942, in Vanderbilt, Pa., son of the late Mills Washington and Naomi Smith Washington.
He is survived by one sister, Geraldine Smith of Connellsville, Pa.; brothers: Leonard Smith of Seattle, Washington, and Richard Washington of California state; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Friends will be received in the MURIEL E. LANTZ FUNERAL HOME, 297 East Main Street, Uniontown, Pa., on Monday, December 17, from 10 a.m. until the Service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Howard Amos will officiate.
Interment will be in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville, Pa.
Charles R. Turner
Charles R. "Red" Turner, 66, of Markleysburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2001, in his home with his loving Family and Friends at his side.
He was born October 18, 1935, in Mount Braddock, Pa., son of Grant Thomas and Alice Gilroy Turner DeVault.
"Red" attended New Life Covenant Church of God and was a Charter Member of Markleysburg-Henry Clay Volunteer Fire Department.
He was former co-owner of Spear Convalescent Home and former owner of C. R. Turner Trucking Company and also Turner Farms.
He was known for his talent of looming toboggans for children throughout the world.
He associated with the Turner Funeral Home and was instrumental in the operation of the funeral homes in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
He was employed many years ago by the Ralph Glisan Lumber Company and Glisanís Service Station. He was also employed by the Arnold Fike and Jess Maust Construction companies for many years.
He was an avid golfer and loved the outdoors.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Thomas Grant Turner, and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Bessie Spears.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Beverly J. Spear Turner; children: John R. "Rusty" Turner and wife, Pamela, of Markleysburg, Pa., Diana Lucy and friend, John, of Brownsville, Pa., Gerald E. "Jerry" Turner and wife, Wanda, Rodney S. Turner and wife, Beverly K., and Craig R. Turner and wife, Lohri, all of Markleysburg, Pa., and Charles Bradley Turner and wife, Renee, of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia; 10 grandchildren: Timothy Aaron Lucy and wife, Joni, of Bruceton Mills, W.Va., Christopher M. Lucy and wife, Heather, of Chalk Hill, Pa., Robby Turner, Nicole Turner, Rodney S. Turner II, Jonathan Turner, Holly Sisler, Ryne Turner, Jared Turner and Jason Turner all of Markleysburg, Pa., and Bridget Turner of Bruceton Mills, W.Va.; one great-granddaughter, Devyn Lucy of Chalk Hill, Pa.; two sisters: Mary Lou Bates of Zeigler, Illinois, and Ruth Sumey of Markleysburg, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the RODNEY S. TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 254 Main Street, Markleysburg, Pa., (724+329-5706) today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held in New Life Covenant Church of God, Route 40, Markleysburg, Pa., on Saturday, December 15, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Wesley Duncan and the Rev. Jerry Steele officiating.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Caring People Foundation, Post Office Box 81, Markleysburg, PA 15459.
Markleysburg-Henry Clay Volunteer Fire Department will hold Services today at 8 p.m.
Visitation was also held Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Rose Kovach Valentine
Rose Kovach Valentine, 82, longtime resident of Masontown, Pa., died Wednesday, December 12, 2001, in LaFayette Manor, Uniontown, Pa.
She was born in Martin, Fayette County, Pa., November 18, 1919, daughter of Steve Kovach and Anna Pauhan Kovach.
Rose was a member of All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Masontown.
Her husband, James Valentine, died September 18, 1995. Also deceased are a brother, George Kovach, and her parents.
She is survived by two brothers and one sister: Joseph Kovach and wife, Eleanor, of Uniontown, Pa., Steve Kovach and wife, Beverly, of Portland, Oregon, and Ann, wife of James Gargiulo, of Whitestone, New York; nieces and nephews.
It was Roseís request that there be no visitation.
A Prayer Service will be held Saturday, December 15, at 9:30 a.m. in the JOHN S. MAYKUTH JR. FUNERAL HOME, corner of Church and River avenues, Masontown, Pa.
A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 10 a.m. in All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Masontown, with Rev. Fr. James F. Bump as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown.
In lieu of flowers, donations to All Saints School or All Saints Social Hall, 101 South Washington Street, Masontown, PA 15461.
Harriette Beatrice Gribble Williams
Harriette Beatrice Gribble Williams, 94, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Wednesday morning, December 12, 2001, in Bristol Manor with her loving family at her side.
She was born February 23, 1907, in Brownsville, Pa., daughter Frank Gribble and Hannah Franks Gribble.
Harriette was a member of Cove Run Free Methodist Church.
Her loving husband, Lloyd Williams, died in 1988. Also deceased are a brother, Paul Gribble, a sister, Samantha Bainbridge, her two sons-in-law, Charles Santore and Richard Moore, and her parents.
Surviving are her children: Harriette Dolores Moore of Uniontown, Pa., Paul L. Williams and his wife, Janet, of Lemont Furnace, Pa., and Norma Jean Santore (former Sheriff of Fayette County) of South Union Township, Uniontown, Pa.; grandchildren: Debra and husband, Bernard Cooley, of Fairchance, Pa., Rhonda and husband, Jeff Bierer, of Connells-ville, Pa., Mark Santore and wife, Shirley, of South Union Township, Uniontown, Pa., Vicki and husband, Tad Wheeler, of South Union Township, Uniontown, Pa., Susan and husband, Donald Gelosh, of Virginia, Cheryl Ann and husband, Clark Rimmell, of Point Marion, Pa., Paul L. Williams Jr. and wife, Jayme, of Mount Braddock, Pa., Lois Jean and husband, George Mazurek, of Mount Pleasant, Pa., and Lynn Ann and husband, Charles Will-iams, of Mount Pleasant, Pa.; great-grandchildren: Lea Ann Groover, Mark Charles Santore, Marissa Hodge, Lee Hodge, Makayla Mazurek, Lacey Jordan, Ryan Jordan and Jordan Will-iams; one great great-granddaughter, Kayle Jo Groover; two sisters: Inez Kelley and Dorcas Hall of Uniontown, Pa.; also several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the STEPHEN E. KEZMARSKY III FUNERAL HOME AT 71 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, UNIONTOWN, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Visitation continues in the Cove Run Free Methodist Church on Saturday, December 15, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Services will be held at 10 a.m. with Pastor Roger Yeager officiating and Pastor Paul Frank assisting.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.
Visitation was also held Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Thomas L. Williams Sr.
Thomas L. Williams Sr., 56, of Uniontown, Pa., died Thursday, December 13, 2001, in the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born July 29, 1945, in Jeannette, Pa., son of Walter L. Williams and Gertrude A. Raine Williams.
Mr. Williams was a veteran of the Vietnam War who served in the United States Army.
He was employed by Rent-a-Kill Company (formerly Commonwealth Exterminating) for 32 years and was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church, General George C. Marshall AMVETS Post 103 in Hopwood, Pa., and Hutchinson Sportsmanís Club.
Two brothers, Donald Williams and George Raine, a sister, Barbara Alexander, and his parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl L. Jacobs Williams; a son, Thomas L. Williams Jr. of Uniontown; a daughter, Tonya L. Williams Cramer and her husband, John Cramer, of New Salem, Pa.; grandsons: Jeremy Cramer and Zachary Cramer; a brother, Daniel Williams and his wife, Diane, of Waltersburg, Pa.; and a sister, Ada Dell of West Elizabeth, Pa.
Friends will be received in the JEROME W. SHELL FUNERAL HOME, 164 South Mount Vernon Avenue, Uniontown, Pa., this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Visitation continues Sunday, December 16, in Faith Assembly of God Church, Morgantown Road, Uniontown, from l:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Services will be held at 2 p.m. with Rev. Donald Immel officiating.
Private interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Uniontown.