Clyde A. Conner Jr.
Clyde A. Conner Jr., 56, of Greensboro, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 24, 1943, in Connellsville, Pa., a son of the late Clyde A. Conner Sr., and Dorothy Mae Nicholson Conner.
He was a self-employed roofing contractor.
Mr. Conner was a member of the Landmark Baptist Church, in Waynesburg.
Surviving are his wife, Evelyn M. Lockard Conner, to whom he was married for 31 years; three daughters, Tonia A. Keys and her husband, Richard of Waynesburg, Rhonda A. Pritchard and her husband, Paul of Greensboro, and Barbara A. Conner, at home; two sons, Clyde (Mouse) A. Conner III and his wife, Kelly of Mars, Pa., and Rex A. Conner, at home; five grandchildren, Ricky and Damon Keys, Sierra and MaKaleigh Pritchard and Mallory Conner; two brothers, Ron Rummel and Robert Conner of Connellsville; six sisters, Ida (Cookie) McKenzie, Judy Gehring and her husband, Rob, Joanne Henry and her husband, Larry and Carolyn Faye Lilley and her husband, Thomas W., all of Connellsville, Betty Vanorsdale and her husband, Robert of Morrell, and Janet Fordyce and her husband, John of Little Summit.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son; and two sisters, Barbara Rummell and Patty Rummell.
Friends will be received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 South First St., West Side, Connellsville, today from 6 to 9 p.m., on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday until 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. Arnold Watts officiating. Interment will follow in Indian Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, in Mill Run.
Odella M. Dunmore
Odella Mae (Richardson) Dunmore, 77, of Washington, D.C., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, in the Greater Southeast Hospital, Washington, D.C.
She leaves to mourn two sisters, Joan A. Tracy and husband, Edwin of Uniontown, Pa., and Zadie Richardson of Brownsville, Pa.; one brother, John (Ed) Richardson and wife, Elaine of Baltimore, Md.; three sons, Kenneth, Keith and Gregory of Washington, D.C.; four daughters, Patricia Green and husband, Paul of Palmer Park, Md., Shirley Tisdale and husband, James of Springdale, Md., Deborah Dunmore of Washington, D.C., and Michelle Quattlebaum of Forestville, Md.; 37 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; four cousins; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends will be received in The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, 3600 Brightseat Rd., Landover, Md., on Monday, Oct. 2, 2000 from 10 to 11 a.m., the hour of service.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Stewart Funeral Home, 4001 Benning Rd., N.E., Washington, D.C.
Lim Yee Hoy
Lim Yee (Dave) Hoy of Brookline, formerly of Brownsville, Pa., died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000.
He is survived by his wife, Loy Chun (Wong) Hoy; six children, Lily, Joyce, Millie, Edwin, Edmund and Edward; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Friends will be received in the FRANK F. DEBOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 1065 Brookline Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228 (414) 561-0380, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services are private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or West Penn Hospital Foundation.
Edward R. Jenko
Edward Richard Jenko, 80, of Uniontown, Pa., died Tuesday, September 26, 2000, in the Laurel Ridge Nursing Home.
He was born Nov. 24, 1919, in Orient, Pa., a son of the late William and Susanna (Galovich) Jenko.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Yanchus, Helen Medved and Sophie Medved; and brothers, John Medved, Joseph Medved and James Jenko.
Mr. Jenko was a lifelong member of Saint Mary's (Nativity) Roman Catholic Church, and a member of the Teamsters Local Union 491. He was a graduate of Fleming's Business School, and had been employed as a sales manager for Nehi Bottling Company for 36 years, and the Stroh's Brewing Company for six years before he retired.
During World War II, he served his country in the U.S. Army, North African and European Theater of Operations, with D Company, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, was awarded the European Theater of Operations North African Campaign Medal, and was cited for outstanding performance in Battle at Ousseltis Valley and Tunisia, North Africa. He was a life member and Past Commander of VFW Post 47, Past All-State Commander, the First All American Post Commander, where he received recognition at a ceremony held in Philadelphia, Pa., Past County Council Commander, and Past Outstanding 23rd District Commander of the VFW, the Largest State VFW Organization in the Nation. He was a life member of the AMVETS Post 103, Hopwood, and the Catholic War Veterans, a member of American Legion Post 51, a member and past district treasurer of the First Catholic Slovak Union, and a member of the Jednota Lodge. He also co-founded the Challenger Baseball League with his daughter, Christine Jenko.
Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret (Hlebak) Jenko; three daughters, Barbara Jenko, Arlene Jenko and Christine Jenko Lowery and husband, Mark, all of Uniontown, Pa.; five grandchildren, Barbara S. Ansell, Zachary Pockstaller and wife, Melissa, Susan Kolarik, James Frey II and Linda, and Edward "E.J." Lowery; two great-grandchildren, James Frey III and Mackenzie Pockstaller; two sisters, Anne Lisko of Cleveland, Ohio, and Irene Naccarato of Florida; two brothers, William Jenko of Allison, Pa., and Albert Jenko of Warren, Mich.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, until 10:30 a.m., when a prayer service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m., in Saint Mary's (Nativity) R.C. Church. Interment will follow in Mount Macrina Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by AMVETS Post 103 of Hopwood.
Elizabeth A. Kovach
Elizabeth A. Robba Kovach, 83, of Fairchance, Pa., died Thursday, September 28, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Pa.
She was born Dec. 5, 1916, in Fairchance, Pa., the daughter of the late John J. Robba Sr., and Marie Tartal Robba.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert and Tony Robba.
Elizabeth was a member of Ss. Cyril & Methodius Roman Catholic Church, in Fairchance, the Christian Mothers, and The Rosary Society.
She was employed in retail sales with the S.S. Kresge Company, of Uniontown, for many years until her retirement. She was also a Judge of Elections for many years in Georges Township.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Frank C. Kovach Sr.; children, Patricia McMann and husband, Lawrence of Lincoln Park, Mich., Kathleen Kovach of New York, N.Y., Marcia Moser of Fair Oaks, Calif., Vivian Kovach of Novi, Mich., and Frank C. Kovach Jr., and wife, Renee of Uniontown, Pa.; a brother, John J. Robba Jr., of Smithfield, Pa.; a sister, Agnes Robba Kikta and husband, Thomas of Pittsburgh, Pa.; sisters-in-law, Helen Bushock Robba of Cleveland, Ohio, and Edwina Robba of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; grandchildren, Lawrence and Ann McMann, Kristin and Ryan Moser and Shane Kovach; and nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the DEAN C. WHITMARSH FUNERAL HOME, 134 West Church St., Fairchance, Pa., on Saturday form 7 to 9 p.m., on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, until 9 a.m., when a prayer service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial in the Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church at 9:30 a.m., with the Rev. Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Saint Joseph's Cemetery of Fairchance, Pa. The Christian Mothers and The Rosary Society will recite the Rosary on Sunday at 4 p.m. A Parish Wake Service will be held on Sunday evening.
Donald Jay Lycett
Donald Jay Lycett, infant, died Tuesday, in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He is survived by his parents, Donald H. and Jayan Baronie Lycett of Connellsville; his paternal grandparents, James and Rebecca Lycett of Connellsville; maternal grandparents, August and Micaela Baronie of Johnstown and great-grandmothers, Bonnie Kratzer and Margaret Melendez.
Friends will be received at the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. First St., Connellsville, today from 10 a.m. to noon.
Fred Z. Nichols
Fred Z. Nichols, 62, of Lemont Furnace, Pa., died Wednesday evening, Sept. 27, 2000, in Ohio Valley Hospital, McKees Rock, Pa.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Barbara Hamm Nichols; two sons, Erik of Uniontown, and Stephen of Arlington, Va.; one daughter, Sharon of Uniontown; one stepdaughter, Terry Beasley and husband, Carlton of Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, Hope Nichols of Searights, Pa., and Lillian Stith of Pittsburgh, Pa.; his stepmother, Florence Nichols Lee of Leckrone, Pa.; four grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Friends will be received in the Muriel E. Lantz Funeral Home, 297 East Main St., Uniontown, Pa., on Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m., where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m.
Mildred C. (Sutton) Spaw Schimmel, 90, of Charleroi, Pa., died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, in Cherry Tree Nursing Center, Uniontown, Pa.
She was born March 16, 1910, in Georges Township, Pa., daughter of the late Jeff Sutton and Melinda Harden Sutton.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest W. Schimmel; a grandson, Jeff Spaw; a great-granddaughter, Tonya Spaw; a daughter-in-law, Minnie Spaw; three brothers; and one sister. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving are her children, hia of Smithfield, Pa., Ernest S. Schimmel of Grindstone, Pa., and Joseph Schimmel and wife, Wanda of Waltersburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Dave Spaw, Brett Schimmel, Kurt Schimmel, Lisa Stash and Michelle Kelley; and nine great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the DEAN C. WHITMARSH FUNERAL HOME, 134 West Church St., Fairchance, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to p.m., and on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, until 1 p.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. James Jobes officiating. Interment will follow in Fairchance Cemetery, Fairchance, Pa.
Paul Seman, 77, of Perryopolis, Pa., died Wednesday, September 27, 2000, at 12:20 p.m., in his home.
He was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Whitsett, Pa., son of the late Michael and Mary Urban Seman.
Paul was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, Perryopolis, a member of the United Mine Workers' Association, and a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Force.
Surviving are his wife, Doris May Boshinsky Seman; one son, Randy P. Seman and wife, Bernadine of Perryopolis, Pa.; two daughters, Mrs. Mike (Sandy) Kubina of West Virginia, and Kathy Lang of Perryopolis, Pa.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, John Seman of Perryopolis, Pa.; and one sister, Mrs. Emil (Ann) Bossarilo of Cleveland, Ohio.
Friends will be received in the BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 106 East Independence St., Perryopolis, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where Panachida Services will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Funeral Liturgy at 10 a.m., in the St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, Perryopolis, with the Rev. Fr. Robert Halus as celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Perryopolis. Parastas Services will be held this afternoon at 3 p.m.
Bernice L. Smith
Bernice L. (Bunky) Smith, 74, of Connellsville died Friday, Sept. 22, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.
She is survived by her first husband, Donald L. Summerson of Dover; three sons, Jeffery L. Summerson of Connellsville, Terry W. Summerson of Fairmont, W. Va., and Charles S. Smith of Lock Haven; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mildred L. Stimpson of Connellsville.
Arrangements are under the direction of Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, Connellsville. Services be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Central Fellowship Church, 316 N. Arch St., Connellsville.
Steve Sokol, 84, of Bitner, Pa., died Thursday, September 28, 2000, in Beverly Health Care Center, Uniontown, Pa.
She was born May 14, 1916, in Waltersburg, Pa., the son of the late Joseph and Frances Vesley Sokol.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Joseph Sokol; and two sisters, Frances Wilson and Margaret Burwell.
He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Roman Catholic Church.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Sabatula Sokol of Bitner Place; a son, George Sokol and his wife, Mary Anne of Warren, Ohio; two grandchildren, David Sokol and his wife, Kathie and Denise Sokol; and a sister, Mary Croftcheck of Allison.
Friends will be received in the DOLFI FUNERAL HOME, Uniontown, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, until 9:15 a.m., at which time a Blessing Service will be held, followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. Vincent DePaul R.C. Church, with the Rev. Fr. John Butler as celebrant. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
Mary Ann Stanek
Mary Ann Podgorski Stanek, 75, of Mount Pleasant RD 4 died Tuesday at her residence.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Stanek Sr.; one son, Joseph Stanek Jr. of Virginia and two daughters, Mrs. Michael (Phyllis) Marinucci of Manassas, Va., and Mrs. Thomas (Lorraine) Swinger of Greensburg.
Friends will be received at Brooks Funeral Home, 406 E. Washington St., Mount Pleasant, today until noon.