Bradley W. Tiberi
Bradley W. "Brad" Tiberi, 17, of Keisterville, Pa., died Friday, May 25, 2001, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born August 30, 1983, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Paul Tiberi Jr. and LouAnn LaMonica Tiberi of Keisterville.
Brad was a Senior at Uniontown Area High School and an avid basketball player.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Patsy LaMonica and Anna Tressa LaMonica, and his paternal grandparents, Paul Tiberi Sr. and Susan Lecorochick Tiberi.
In addition to his parents he is survived by a sister, Pam and her husband, Jeremy Bobbish, of Smithfield, Pa.; a brother, Randy Tiberi and his wife, Celesta, of Palmer-Adah, Pa.; uncles and aunts: Phil and John LaMonica, Rita Groves, Maryann Repon, Donna Kutek, and Jim Tiberi; nieces and nephews: Monica, Randy Jr. and Hillary Tiberi, Cecila and Jay Bobbish; and his girlfriend, Racine Richter.
Friends will be received in the ROBERT T. KISH FUNERAL HOME INC., 20 North Mill Street, New Salem, Pa., on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, May 30, until 11 a.m. when a Prayer Service will be held.
A Funeral Mass follows at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Republic, with Rev. Fr. Stephen R. Bugay as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Parish Wake Service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Martha Fetsko Vencile
Martha "Bubba" Fetsko Vencile, 80, formerly of Connellsville, Pa., died Friday, May 25, 2001, in Fairchance, Pa., comforted by her family.
She was born January 12, 1921, in Monarch, Pa., daughter of Thomas Fetsko and Mary Kosisko Fetsko.
Martha was a member of St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Connellsville and its Confraternity of Christian Mothers.
She was also Treasurer of the Connellsville Towers for many years.
Prior to her retirement she was formerly employed by Murphy Mart and later by Ames Department Store.
Her husband, Andrew Vencile, six brothers, Steve, Thomas, John, Joseph, George and Edward Fetsko, three sisters, Agnes Churray, Margaret Balena, Helen Steich, and her parents preceded her in death.
She is survived by five children: Joanne and her husband, Chuck Brizzoli, of Coraopolis, Pa., John Venicle and his wife, Loria, of Hamden, Connecticut, Richard Vencile of Fort Myers, Florida, Marcella "Marcie" and her husband, Lawrence Loyal, of Connellsville, Pa., Michelle and her husband, H. Thomas Broadwater, of Fairchance, Pa.; eight grandchildren: Michael Mattiola and his wife, Jody, Kenneth Vencile and his wife, Jennifer, Lesley Milburn, Tiffany DeAndrades, Mark Loyal and his wife, Kristi, Todd Loyal, Jason Broadwater, and Andrew Broadwater; two great-grandchildren: Samantha Clark and Nicholas Clark; a sister, Irene Kozlovich of Bayonne, New Jersey; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Genevieve Logan.
Friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 North Pittsburgh Street, Connellsville, Pa., on Monday from Noon to 9 p.m. where a Blessing Service will be held Tuesday, May 29, at 9:30 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 10 a.m. in St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville, with Rev. Fr. John Butler as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Cemetery, Connellsville.
Parish Wake Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Monday at 4 p.m.
Louis J. Volpe
Louis J. Volpe, 87, of Grays Landing, Pa., died Friday, May 25, 2001, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.
He was born October 25, 1913, in Martin, Fayette County, Pa., son of Joseph Volpe and Angeline Cupp Volpe.
Mr. Volpe was a member of All Saints Roman Catholic Church in Masontown.
He was a Coal Miner retired from Nemacolin Mine, a licensed Ham Radio Operator, had served as an Auditor for Nicholson Township, and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was a member of United Mine Workers of America District 2 and the former Moose Lodge.
Above all else he was a loving Husband, and devoted Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather.
His parents, a grandson, Donald J. Hannah Jr., a brother, Nathan "Najoe" Volpe, and several sisters preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred L. Bohan Volpe, with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage on May 5; two daughters: Mary Ann and her husband, Don Hannah, of Geneva, Ohio, and Angela Oleski of Concord, California; three grandchildren: Donan M. Hannah, Trena Lee Hannah, and David Anthony Oleski; three great-grandchildren: Hannah Leigh Sposito, Amelia J. MacWilliams, and Cody Oleski; a sister-in-law, Patricia Volpe; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main Street, Masontown, Pa., on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, May 29, until 9:45 a.m. when a Prayer Service will be held.
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, Leckrone, Pa.
Carol Ludwig Wamsley
Carol Ann Ludwig Wamsley, 59, of Kingwood, West Virginia, and formerly of Moffett, Pa., died Wednesday, May 23, 2001, in Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
She was born December 21, 1941, in Point Marion, Pa., daughter of Richard and Grace Ludwig Sypolt of Point Marion and the late Oscar Ludwig.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Wamsley on June 22, 1976.
She is survived by two daughters: Michelle Renee and her husband, Wayne Austin, and Janet Sue Wamsley both of Kingwood; four grandchildren: Johnny Lee Lipscomb, Carol Grace Taylor, Jenna Sue Wamsley, Christina Renee Austin; a brother, Fred Ludwig and his wife, Kathie, of Navarre, Ohio; a sister, Betty Jane Grochawski and her husband, Gary, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; niece, Julie Ludwig of New York, New York; and nephew, Jeff Ludwig of Navarre, Ohio.
Friends will be received in the LOUIS E. RUDOLPH FUNERAL HOME, 15 Main Street, Point Marion, Pa., today, May 27, until 2 p.m. when Funeral Services will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mildred T. Martin officiating.
Interment follows Wolf's Cemetery, Dilliner, Pa.
Visitation was also held Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Edward Wharton, 99, of Harmony, a self-employed Farmer for many years in Portersville, Pa., who was born in Warwood, West Virginia, died Friday, May 25, 2001, in Evergreen Nursing Center, Jackson Township.
He is survived by two nieces: Janis Altdorfer and Christina Walzl both of Pittsburgh, Pa.,; and three grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home, 219 East Grandview Avenue, Zelienople, Pa., on Tuesday, May 29, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., the hour of Services.
Melin "Alex" George Alexander
Melin "Alex" George Alexander of Hopwood, Pa., died Saturday, May 19, 2001, in Mount Saint Macrina Manor, Uniontown.
He was born in Uniontown, Pa., the son of Sam Alexander and Roma (Ferris) Alexander.
He was a veteran of World War II who served in the United States Army as a Master Sergeant.
He was a member of St. George Maronite Catholic Church, Uniontown.
He was employed for 10 years with General Motors and also worked for Glimcher Construction Company.
Mr. Alexander was a Life Member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge 307, American Legion Post 51, and The Knights of Columbus all in Uniontown.
"Alex" was a gentleman of courtly manners, dignity, piety, and wit.
He will be missed greatly!
Five brothers, Samuel, Thomas, Ferris, Boulos "Doc", and Joseph Alexander, two sisters, Elizabeth Solomon and Nellie Yezbak, and his parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Kay D. (Jehens) Alexander; two sisters: Rema Tiberi and Mary (Yesmine) Klein both of Uniontown; and many wonderful loving nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 139 West Fayette Street, Uniontown, Pa., for visitation on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 23, at 10:30 a.m. in St. George Maronite Catholic Church, Lebanon Terrace, Uniontown, with Rev. Fr. Joseph R. David as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery where Military Honors will be accorded by Uniontown American Legion Post 51 and North Union V.F.W. Post 8543.
Parish Rosary will be recited in the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
Ginnaz Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Mary Louise Bair
Mary Louise Bair, 89, formerly of Brownsville, Pa., died Saturday, May 19, 2001, in Laurel Ridge Nursing Center, Uniontown, Pa., where she has been a resident for several years.
Surviving are a brother, Mason S. Bair Sr. and his wife, Joann, of Ohio and a sister, Jane Bair Savage of Florida.
Funeral Services were in the care of the Confer Funeral Home, 515 Front Street, Brownsville, Pa.
M. T. Balling Jr.
M. T. Balling Jr., 93, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Saturday, May 19, 2001, in Uniontown Hospital.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on October 6, 1907, son of M. T. Balling and Elizabeth Blumenschein Balling.
He was a lifelong member of St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church in Uniontown and retired as President of Fairchance Lumber Company (now Fairchance Construction Company) in 1973.
He was very active in the community and was a member of many charitable and civic organizations.
His parents, his first wife, Frances Gainer Balling, brothers, Frederick J. Balling, C. William Balling, and Robert C. Balling, and a sister, Elizabeth Balling Owen, predeceased him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Betty M. Balling; a brother, Wayne G. Balling and his wife, Marie, of San Jose, California; children: Henrietta B. Mergner and her husband, George, of The Villages, Florida, M. Thomas Balling III and his wife, Francisca, James G. Balling and his wife, Jeannette, and Frances B. Little and her husband, Lindsay, of Spartanburg, South Carolina; a step-daughter, Barbara H. Slaughter and her husband, Terry, of Salinas, California; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the J. HARRY JOHNSTON FUNERAL HOME, 65 North Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, Pa., on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church, 71 North Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, with Pastor Paul N. Frank Jr. presiding.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to a charity of your choice.