Nora Robinson Cooley
Nora May Robinson Cooley, 92, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Haydentown, Pa., died Tuesday, February 22, 2000, in Harris South West Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas.
She was born June 20, 1907, in White House, Pa., daughter of Benjamin Robinson and Ida Hickle Robinson.
Mrs. Cooley was a member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Smithfield, Pa.
Her husband, Clarence J. Cooley, died in 1994. Also deceased are three brothers, Thomas, Willis and Chauncey Robinson, her parents, and her stepmother, Kathryn Robinson.
Surviving are a son, Fred Cooley and his wife, Jane, two grandsons, Todd J. Cooley and his wife, Pamela, and Dr. Kent Robinson Cooley and his wife, Susan, and three great-grandchildren, T. J. Cooley, Brent Lindell, and Ryan Lindell, all of Fort Worth, Texas; two half sisters: Mrs. George (Betty) Jenkins of Fairchance, Pa., and Mrs. Earl (Eleanor) Jenkins of Uniontown, Pa.; two half brothers: Robert Robinson and his wife, Louise, and Edgar Robinson and his wife, Joyce, all of Morgantown, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends in the GOLDSBORO-TOMI FUNERAL HOME, 21 East Church Street, Fairchance, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, February 28, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Jay Hurley officiating.
Interment will follow in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.
Visitation was also held Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Eugene L. Friel
Eugene L. Friel, 80, of 1012 Springfield Pike, Connellsville, Pa., passed away Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born June 19, 1919, in Connellsville, Pa., son of Edward C. Friel and Emma L. Dobrick Friel.
He was a retired insurance salesman and a talented drummer musician.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Connellsville, V.F.W. Post 21, American Legion Post 301, and A.M.U. Local 1 in Passaic, New Jersey.
He was a former member of A.F.M. Local 417.
He was a veteran of World War II who served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret A. Friel; three sons: Thomas R. Friel, Robert E. Friel and his wife, Denise, and John J. Friel and his wife, Debbie, all of Connellsville; one daughter, Leah J. Friel of Markleysburg, Pa.; and five grandchildren: Terry, Christopher, and Crystal all of Connellsville, Anna and Emma both of Dunbar, Pa.
Friends are being received in the RICHARD KUCERA FUNERAL HOME, 127 East Fairview Ave., Connellsville, Pa., on Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where a Blessing Service will be held Wednesday, March 1, at 9 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Connellsville.
Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Connellsville, where Full Military Honors will be accorded by American Legion Post 301 and V.F.W. Post 21.
James A. Hayden Sr.
James A. Hayden Sr., 72, of Farmington, Pa., passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born June 30, 1927, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of Floyd B. Hayden Sr. and Anna Brown Hayden.
Mr. Hayden was a member of Farmington Bethel Church of The Brethren.
He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict who served with the United States Navy.
Predeceased by his wife, Clara L. Myers Hayden, a sister, Dorothy Tvardy, and his parents.
Surviving are four sons: James Hayden and wife, Gina, David L. Hayden, Richard Hayden and wife, Katherine, and Harold Hayden and wife, Vicki, all of Farmington; nine grandchildren: Richie Hayden who lived with him, James Hayden III, Michael R. Hayden, Daniel and Heather, Scott A. Hayden, Johnny L. Hayden, Bradley L. Hayden and Christopher Hayden; two great-grandsons: Michael R. Hayden Jr. and Joshua T. Hayden; two brothers both of Markleysburg: Floyd B. Hayden Jr. and wife, Charlotte, and Jack Hayden; and sisters: Nancy Dugger and husband, Melvin, of Dresden, Tennessee, and Patricia Bing and husband, Richard, of Burke, Virginia.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME OF FARMINGTON, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Visitation continues Tuesday, February 29, in Farmington Bethel Church of The Brethren from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. A. Harrison Smith officiating.
Interment follows in the church cemetery.
Edith McDonald Hertzog
Edith P. McDonald Hertzog, 73, of Pursglove, W.Va., formerly of Mountain Heights, W.Va., where she was born to Charles Wesley McDonald and Nannie Catherine McFadden McDonald, died Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
She is survived by seven children and their spouses: Larry and Ruby Hertzog of Summers School Road, Morgantown, W.Va., Vera Hertzog of Pursglove, W.Va., Freda and Bill Hines of Mount Morris, W.Va., Joyce and Bud Hammack of Tyrone Road, Morgantown, Kathy King of Pursglove, Terry and Barbara Hertzog of Richmond, Ky., Helen and Mike Tichenor of Rock Forge, W.Va.; sisters: Ruth Greathouse of Fairchance, Pa., Esther C. McDonald of Beulah Road, Morgantown, W.Va., and Ethel Mae Wilson of Uniontown, Pa.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at Nicholson Chapel Church, Summers School Road, Morgantown, W.Va., today from 3 to 9 p.m., Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 29, until 1 p.m.
Arrangements are under direction of the Hastings Funeral Home Inc., 153 Spruce St., Morgantown, W.Va.
Joseph Anthony Kazimer
Joseph Anthony Kazimer ``Bicycle Joe,'' 76, of Uniontown, Pa., died Thursday, February 24, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born March 1, 1923, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Stephen Kazimer and Anna Smolka Kazimer.
He was employed with United States Steel Corporation for over 12 years.
His wife, Betty Patricia Gibbony Kazimer, brothers, Rudolph J. Kazimer and Stephen Kazimer, sister, Mary Sesock, and his parents are deceased.
He is survived by three sisters and one brother: Josephine Woytus of San Jose, California, Ann Payesko of Newark, New Jersey, George Kazimer of Uniontown, Pa., and Ann Turchan of California state.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette Street, Uniontown, Pa., today, February 27, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. A Prayer Service will be held at 9 p.m. with Rev. Fr. Patrick O'Connor officiating.
Interment will be private.
Anna Kurtz, 82, of Marianna, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, at the home of her daughter, Alice Wardman, of Low Hill, Brownsville.
Friends will be received in the Greenlee Funeral Home, Fredericktown Hill, 42 Bank St., Fredericktown, Pa., on Monday from 2 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday until 10:30 a.m.
Margaret E. McClosky
Margaret E. Martray McClosky, 90, of 1108 University Drive, Connellsville, Pa., passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, at her residence.
She was born December 9, 1909, in Connellsville, Pa., daughter of Louis Martray and Josephine Farina Martray.
She was a member of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, Dunbar, and former employee of Connellsville Sportswear.
Predeceased by her husband, Steve F. McClosky, in 1978, three sisters, Mary Cataldi, Mildred O'Donnell, and Madelyn Marsinko, three brothers, John, Anthony, and Frank Martray, and her parents.
She is survived by one daughter, Terri McClosky of Connellsville; a brother, Carl Martray and wife, Irene, of Michigan; two sisters: Anna Martray Sirianne of Connellsville and Mrs. Charles (Kathryn Martray) Fair of Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
Friends are being received at the RICHARD KUCERA FUNERAL HOME, 127 East Fairview Ave., Connellsville, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where a Blessing Service will be held Tuesday, February 29, at 9 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 9:30 a.m. in St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Ranch Road, Dunbar, with Rev. Fr. J. Edward McCullough as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville, Pa.
St. Aloysius Parish Rosary will be recited in the Funeral Home on Monday at 3:30 p.m.
Kathryn Gordon McDonald
Kathryn Shipley Gordon McDonald, 90, of Missouri City, Texas, and formerly of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Friday, February 25, 2000, in Eicher's Family Home, Normalville, Pa.
She was born May 26, 1909, in Ohiopyle, Pa., daughter of George Shipley and Bessie Joseph Shipley.
She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Uniontown, and a homemaker.
Preceded in death by her first husband, Duncan Gordon, her second husband, Mordecia McDonald, her parents, and several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are a son, Gerald D. Gordon and his wife, Patty Martin Gordon, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the JAMES D. BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, 196 West Main St., Uniontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, February 28, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Thomas Whitehead officiating.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.
Barbara A. Nicklow
Barbara A. Leichliter Nicklow, 50, of Uniontown, Pa., died Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born September 28, 1949, in Connellsville, Pa.
She had attended Faith Assembly of God Church.
Her mother, Dorothy Strouthers Leichliter, died November 8, 1999. Also deceased is a grandson, Kevin R. Nicklow Jr.
She is survived by her father, Luther Earl Leichliter of Uniontown; her husband, Eli W. Nicklow; two sons: Kenneth Nicklow at home and Kevin Nicklow and his wife, Brenda, of Masontown, Pa.; two daughters: Dawn Oros and her husband, Jeff, of Leckrone, Pa., and Karen Riggin and her husband, James, of Bitner, Pa.; eight grandchildren: Kristen, Dylan, Jeffrey, Maria, Melissa, Stephen, J. J., and Angel; sisters and brothers: Ella Mae Rigga of Scottdale, Pa., Earl Leichliter, Leona Martin, and James Leichliter all of Connellsville, Pa., William Leichliter, Dorothy Leichliter, Mildred Montgomery, Robert Leichliter, Gail Cole, Charles Leichliter and Raymond Leichliter all of Uniontown; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the DOLFI FUNERAL HOME, Uniontown, Pa., on Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, March 1, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald J. Immel officiating.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.