Madge Steele, 93, of Washington, Pa., died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, in Presbyterian Medical Center, Washington.
Ms. Steele was a teacher in the Cumberland Township High School District.
She is survived by a sister, Violet Steele of Washington.
At the request of the deceased, services will be private and under the direction of the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Pa.
Charles R. Turner
Charles R. "Red" Turner, 66, of Markleysburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, in his home, with his family and friends at his side.
He was born Oct. 18, 1935, in Mt. Braddock, Pa., son of the late Grant Thomas and Alice Gilroy Turner DeVault.
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, W.Va.; ten 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, Ill., and Ruth Sumey of Markleysburg, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Red attended the New Life Covenant Church of God, and was a charter member of the Mark-leysburg-Henry Clay Volunteer Fire Department. He was former co-owner of the Spear Convalescent Home and former owner of the C. R. Turner Trucking Company, and 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 the 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, besides his parents, were a brother, Thomas Grant Turner and mother and father-in-law, John and Bessie Spears.
Friends will be received in the RODNEY S. TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 254 Main St., Mark-leysburg, Pa. (724) 329-5706 today from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held, in the New Life Covenant Church of God, Route 40, Markleysburg, Pa., on Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Wesley Duncan and the Rev. Jerry Steele officiating. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. The Mark-leysburg-Henry Clay V.F.D. will hold services on Friday at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the Caring People Foundation, PO Box 81, Markleysburg PA 15459.
Harriette B. Williams
Harriette Beatrice Gribble Williams, 94, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, 2001, in The Bristol Manor nursing facility, with her loving family at her side.
She was born Feb. 23, 1907, in Brownsville, Pa., daughter of the late Frank Gribble and Hannah Franks Gribble.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lloyd Williams in 1988; a brother, Paul Gribble; a sister, Samantha Bainbridge; and her two sons-in-law, Charles Santore and Richard Moore.
Harriette was a member of the Cove Run Free Methodist Church.
Surviving are her children, Harriette Dolores Moore of Uniontown, Paul L. Williams and wife, Janet of Lemont Furnace, Pa., and Norma Jean Santore (former sheriff of Fayette County) of South Union Township; grandchildren, Debra Cooley and husband, Bernard of Fairchance, Rhonda Bierer and husband, Jeff of Connellsville, Mark Santore and wife, Shirley of South Union Township, Vicki Wheeler and husband, Tad of South Union Township, Susan Gelosth and husband, Donald of Virginia, Cheryl Ann Rimmell and husband, Clark of Point Marion, Paul L. Williams Jr., and wife, Jayne of Mt. Braddock, Pa., Lois Jean Mazurek and husband, George of Mt. Pleasant, Pa., and Lynn Ann Williams and husband, Charles of Mt. Pleasant, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Lea Ann Groover, Mark Charles Santore, Marissa and Lee Hodge, Makayla Mazurek, Lacey and Ryan Jordan and Jordan Williams; one great great-granddaughter, Kayle Jo Groover; two sisters, Inez Kelley of Uniontown, and Dorcas Hall of Uniontown; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the STEPHEN E. KEZMARSKY III FUNERAL HOME AT 71 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., Uniontown, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, in the Cove Run Free Methodist Church from 9 to 10 a.m., the hour of service, with Pastor Roger Yeager officiating and Pastor Paul Frank assisting. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
Donald C. Arthur
Donald C. Arthur, 68, of Lemont Furnace, Pa., died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born May 4, 1932, in Connellsville, the son of Vella E. James Arthur of Uniontown, and the late Theodore R. Arthur.
Don was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church, Past Commander and Adjutant of North Union VFW Post 8543, County Council Commander and District 23 Adjutant for eight years, and District Commander 92-93.
He was retired from Bell Telephone Company, and served with the First Marine Corps Division in Korea, during the Korean Conflict.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Cecilia B. Arthur; children: Donald C. Arthur Jr., Mark Thomas Arthur, David James Arthur, Rita Ann Byers and Nancy Lee Myers; four grandsons; three granddaughters; a sister, Jean Stefancin and her husband, Tom; and beloved companion for many years, Kathleen Tyger.
The family will receive friends in the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME INC., 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, Pa., today from 10 to 11 a.m., the hour of service, with the Rev. James P. Fogg Jr., officiating. Entombment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by North Union VFW Post No. 8543, and American Legion Post No. 51. The VFW Post No. 8543 met at the funeral home Wednesday evening.
Margaret Bellay, 88, of Uniontown, Pa., died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, in the Beverly Health Care Center.
She was born Jan. 16, 1913, in Uniontown, Pa., a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Baluch) Bellay.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Anna Stronko, Mary Galderise and Julia Adams.
Margaret was a member of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Church, and was a graduate of Uniontown High School.
She is survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette St., Uniontown, today from 7 to 9 p.m., on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, until 10 a.m., when a Panachida Service will be held, followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m., in St. John the Baptist Byzantine Church, with the Rev. Fr., Mike Wytish as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. John Byzantine Cemetery, Hopwood. A Parastas Service will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Jordan L. Brown
Jordan L. Brown, three years of age, of Collier, Uniontown, Pa., died Wednesday, February 7, 2001 in Childrenís Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home of Fairchance, Pa.
William H. Crable
William H. "Bill" Crable, 79, of Mather, Pa., died Tuesday, February 6, 2001 in the emergency room at Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg.
He was an elementary school teacher in the Jefferson-Morgan School District until his retirement.
Surviving are two daughters, Cathie Wilson of Vienna, Va., and Beth Ann Jenner of Arlington, Va.; and a granddaughter, Ava Claire Wilson.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, and in the mausoleum chapel at the Greene County Memorial Park on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m., the hour of service.
Vivian M. Ganoe
Vivian M. Ganoe, 71, of Mount Pleasant (Bullskin Township) Pa., died Wednesday, February 7, 2001 in the Uniontown Hospital.
She was born July 11, 1929 in Dillner, Pa., a daughter of the late Ernest C. and Katherine Johnson Duesenberry. Mrs. Ganoe was a member of the Allegheny Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond E. Ganoe; two daughters, Diana Marr of Connellsville and Barbara Skinner and her husband Leeland of Bradford; one son, Raymond Ganoe Jr. of Newark, Del.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Franklin Duesenberry of Peoria, Ariz., Robert Duesenberry and his wife Cheryl of Strongsville, Ohio, and Gary Duesenberry of Dunbar, W.Va.; and two sisters, Nellie Myers and her husband Wayne of the state of New Jersey and Virginia Radeosivich and her husband Peter of Masontown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Bartaroni.
Friends will be received in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville on Friday and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. All other arrangements are private.
Harriet Mae Hagerty
Harriet Mae Hagerty, 94, of Greenville, formerly of Mather, Pa., died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001 at Greenville Hospital.
Mrs. Hagerty was once employed as a housemother for Walton Hall at Waynesburg College.
Surviving are three daughters, Elaine Fults of Bedford, Jane Mae Hart of Minerva, Ohio, and Shirley Ann Hagerty of Greenville; one son, Nelson Earl Hagerty of Mansfield, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001 at the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 182 West High St., Waynesburg, followed by services at 11 a.m. in the mausoleum chapel at the Greene County Memorial Park.
John E. Marks
John E. Marks, 79, was reunited with his beloved wife, Dolores, on February 5, 2001.
He died at St. Mary Regional Medical Center in Apple Valley, Calif.
Born in Clairton, Pa., on Oct. 3, 1921, he lived in Apple Valley, Calif. for 14 years. He also previously resided in Clairton, Pa., and Fayette City, Pa.
He was employed as a real estate agent and also PennDot and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Victor Valley Senior Citizens Club.
He also served his country in the Army during World War II.
Survivors include his sons Richard and Darla Marks of Butter, Pa., and John and Ethel Marks of Peters Two, Pa.; his daughters, Annette and Jim Warner of Fayette City, Pa., and Pamela Marks of Granada Hills, Calif.; sisters, Anne Skapik of Monroeville, Pa. and Emily and Joe Wiencek of Canonsburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Chris and Ryan Warner, and John Michael and Brendan Marks, and Kristin and Callie Marks; and leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews and loving friends.
He was preceded in death by his son Michael and grandson Johnny.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, 2001 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Perryopolis, Pa. and officiated by Rev. John Euker.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Holy Family Church in Hesperia, Calif.
Joslyn Mickens, 21, of Masontown, Pa., died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001.
She was born January 26, 1980, in Uniontown, Pa.
In 1993, her father, Leon Mickens, preceded her in death.
Joslyn was a graduate of Albert Gallatin High School.
Surviving are one daughter, Jalaysia Johnson of Masontown, Pa.; her mother and stepfather, Vanessa and Kevin Byrd of Masontown, Pa.; sisters and brothers, Celeste Roberts of Arizona, Leon Mickens of Masontown, and Chantla Stokes and Leon Thomas, both of Uniontown, Pa.; stepbrothers and stepsisters, LaSha Deberry of Uniontown, Pa., Darrious and Candace Byrd of Edenborn, Pa., Justin and Tiara Byrd of Ohio, and Robert Berger of Gates; her maternal grandmother, Mildred "Sis" Brown and paternal grandmother, Josephine Mickens, both of Masontown, Pa.; and aunts, uncles, 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 Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, the hour of service, with the Rev. Solomon Dotson officiating.
Interment, Greendale Cemetery, Masontown, Pa.