Kathryn Vrska Kaucheck, 84, of Masontown, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 27, 2001.
She was born October 12, 1916, in Shoaf, Pa., a daughter of Joseph and Mary Vrska.
Mrs. Kaucheck was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Leckrone, Pa., and St. Mary’s Rosary Society.
Her family and many friends affectionately knew her as "Granny".
Her husband, Anthony T. "Tony" Kaucheck Jr., died January 31, 2000. Also deceased are an infant daughter, Kathryn, a great-grandson, Jeffie Blasinsky, brothers, Paul and Steve, sisters, Mary, Josephine, August, and Ann, and her parents.
Surviving are her children: Thomas Kaucheck and his wife, Emilie, of Seven Hills, Ohio, and Mary Ann and her husband, Frank Blasinsky, of Masontown, Pa.; six grandchildren: Tommy Kaucheck of Simi Valley, California, Kevin Kaucheck of Bay Village, Ohio, Debbie Britton of Longmont, Colorado, Jeff Blasinsky of Carmichaels, Pa., Steve Blasinsky of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Mike Blasinsky at home; four great-grandchildren: Kelsey Blasinsky, Kenzie Blasinsky, Mary Ellen Kaucheck, and Cole Kaucheck; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main Street, Masontown, Pa., today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, January 30, until 9:30 a.m. when a Prayer Service will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Perpetual Help St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Leckrone, with Rev. Fr. Andrew M. Kawecki as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Leckrone.
St. Mary’s Rosary Society will recite the Rosary today at 3 p.m.
Parish Wake Service will be held today at 8:45 p.m.
George Elmer Lenhart
Captain George Elmer Lenhart, United States Marine Corps (Retired), 75, of Beaufort, South Carolina, who was born and raised in Confluence, Somerset County, Pa., a highly decorated United States Marine who served in Korea, World War II and Vietnam, died Saturday, January 27, 2001, at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Smith Lenhart; a daughter, Susan E. Lenhart of Beaufort, South Carolina; and sisters: Miriam L. (Lenhart) Glessner of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Carolyn Lenhart Cook of District Heights, Maryland.
The family will receive friends in the Anderson Funeral Home, 611 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort, South Carolina, today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, January 30, until 10 a.m.
Interment with Military Honors, which will be in Confluence, Pa., under direction of the Humbert Funeral Home, Logan Place, Confluence, will be announced.
Almira Muti Matteucci
Almira T. "Alma" Muti Matteucci of Coal Center and formerly of Brownsville, Pa., died Sunday, January 28, 2001, at her home.
She was born in Brownsville, Pa., daughter of Louis Muti and Theresa Porco Muti.
She was a member of The Historic Church of St. Peter in Brownsville, Pa.
A brother, Daniel Muti, and her parents preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Dennis D. "Denny" Matteucci; a son, Gary Matteucci, Chicago, Illinois; a daughter, Lisa and her husband, Rob Breuche, of Virginia; two grandsons: Kyle Breuche and Sean Breuche; one brother, Anthony Muti and his wife, Louise, Golden, Colorado; and one niece, LiAna Fuentes, and her son, Roman Fuentes, Lake Havasu, Arizona.
Friends will be received in the SKIRPAN FUNERAL HOME, 135 Park Street, Brownsville, Pa., on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. where a Prayer Service will be held Wednesday, January 31, at 9:30 a.m.
A Funeral Mass follows at 10 a.m. in The Historic Church of St. Peter in Brownsville with Rev. Fr. Vincent Gigliotti as Celebrant.
Entombment will follow in Chapel of Peace Mausoleum, LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.
Frank Ricco Lodge 731 will conduct services in the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Orlando J. Matteucci
Orlando J. "Lundo" Matteucci, 78, of Rices Landing, Pa., died Sunday, January 28, 2001, in Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg.
Arrangements will be announced by the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Pa., Gregory P. Rohanna, Supervisor.
Eric Gene Moats
Eric Gene Moats, 25, of Sharpsburg, formerly of Westover, West Virginia, Interior Designer, Cum Laude graduate of West Virginia University, and an Eagle Scout, died Thursday, January 25, 2001, at his residence as a result of a building fire.
He is survived by his parents, Robert Moats and Jean Masek Moats of Westover, Morgantown, West Virginia; a sister, Lori Moats of Morgantown, West Virginia; a brother, Dr. Robert Moats II and his spouse, Dr. Amy Luckeydoo, of Kinsland, Georgia; his paternal grandmother, Ellen Moats of Greensboro, Pa.; and his fiancee, Amy Clawson of Blairsville, Pa.
Friends may call at the Davidson-Mancinelli Funeral Home, 108 Holland Avenue, Westover, Morgantown, West Virginia, today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, January 30, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. and may gather at St. Theresa/St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m.
Katherine B. Novotney
Katherine B. Novotney, 86, of Footedale, Pa., passed away suddenly Sunday, January 28, 2001, in Uniontown Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by the Dearth Funeral Home, 35 South Mill Street, New Salem.
Eileen M. Perowski
Eileen M. (McMahon) Perowski, 84, of Ridgewood Drive, Fredericktown, Pa., who was born in Darragh, Westmoreland County, Pa., died Sunday, January 28, 2001, at the home of her daughter, Beatrice E. Lozosky, with whom she had lived.
She is survived by three children: Beatrice Perowski Lozosky of Fredericktown, Pa., Mary Louise Perowski Rosenthal of Camarillo, California, and Patrick Perowski of Decatur, Texas; a sister, Kathryn "Jean" McMahon Dawson of Millville, New Jersey; grandchildren: Tina Marie DiBiaso, Anita Bolin, Angela Stay, Bruce Perowski, Charles Perowski, Michelle Perowski, Regina Gilbert, Denise Silvieria, Patrice Flores; and 24 great-grandchildren.
There will be no public visitation.
At the request of the deceased the services will be private.
Arrangements are under direction of the Behm Funeral Home Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Pa., Gregory P. Rohanna, Supervisor.
Walter D. Tabacsko
Walter D. "Sonny" Tabacsko, 40, of Woodside, Pa., died Thursday, January 25, 2001, in Frick Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Pa.
He was born November 17, 1960, in Uniontown, Pa.
His father, Walter Junior Tabacsko, is deceased.
He is survived by his mother, Darlene Gail Bowlen Tabacsko; his wife of 12 years, Rebecca Swank Tabacsko; a son, Justin Bradley; one sister, Lana Snyder and her husband, Charles, of Middletown, Ohio; three brothers: John M. Tabacsko and his wife, Tracy, of Masontown, Pa., Gary Tabacsko and his wife, Lisa, of Leckrone, Pa., and James Tabacsko and his wife, Connie, of Lancaster, Pa.; very special nieces and nephews: Shauna Tabacsko, Marissa Johnston, Kaylie Snyder, Samantha Tabacsko, John, Cody, Lucas, Cameron, and Michael.
The family will receive friends in the GOLDSBORO-TOMI FUNERAL HOME, 20 East Church Street, Fairchance, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, January 30, until 11 a.m., the hour of Service with John M. Tabacsko officiating.
Interment will follow in Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery, Masontown, Pa.
Visitation was also held Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Paul G. Fortney
Paul G. 'Jerry' Fortney, 50, of Carmichaels, Greene County, Pa., died Sunday, July 2, 2000, as a result of a motorcycle accident on Route 281 in Fayette County.
Arrangements will be announced by the Yoskovich Funeral Home, Martin J. Yoskovich, Funeral Director, 300 South Vine St., Route 88, Carmichaels, Pa.
William G. Grim
William G. Grim, 54, of Mount Morris R.D.1, Pa., died Sunday, July 2, 2000, in his home.
Friends will be received in the Yoskovich Funeral Home, Martin J. Yoskovich, Funeral Director, 300 South Vine St., Route 88, Carmichaels, Pa., on Tuesday, July 4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday hours will be announce.
Earnest C. Hall
Earnest C. Hall, 65, of Uledi, Pa., died peacefully in his home on Sunday, July 2, 2000.
He is the son of Ethan Addis Hall and Alice Beatrice Posten Hall.
He was a member of Revere Free Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Cheryl Glebis, and a brother, Samuel Hall.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Audrey Ilene Metts Hall; children: Deborah and her husband, Herschel Gray, Catherine and her husband, Ronnie McAllister, Rose Marie Hall and her husband, Butch, Tammy and her husband, Jeff Ardabell, Ernest C. Hall Jr. and his wife, Jonna, Ethan Hall and his wife, Kathy Jo, Shelly Renee Hall and her husband, Gene Duncan, and Dwayne E. Hall and his wife, Jody; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Ethan Hall; four sisters: Corrine Krichbaum, Stella Renzi, Hattie Gaskill and Thelma Masako; nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Dorothy Metts, and a son-in-law, Anthony Glebis.
The family will receive friends in the DOLFI IFUNERAL HOME, Uniontown, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, July 5, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Dale Sickles officiating.
Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
William R. Hall
William R. Hall, 81, of Uniontown, Pa., died Friday, June 30, 2000, at his home.
He was born August 8, 1918, in Uniontown, Pa., son of Perley V. Hall and Sarah Arabelle Hunt Hall.
Mr. Hall graduated from Uniontown High School in 1936 followed by his enlistment in the United States Navy and served his country during World War II in the South Pacific Theatre of Operations.
He retired from Country Bell Dairy.
He was a Life Member of Central Christian Church, Fall/Cochran Sunday School Class, Fayette Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M., Uniontown Lodge of Perfection, Pittsburgh Consistory, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Circle Club where he was a Trustee, and AMVETS General George C. Marshall Post 103 in Hopwood.
Three brothers, Clyde Hall, Raymond Hall and James Hall, and his parents are deceased.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Ruth Baird Hall; a daughter, Carolyn Fisher, and two grandsons, Gerald W. Fisher Jr. and William J. Fisher, all of Hopwood, Pa.; three brothers: George Hall of Uniontown, Joseph Hall of Florida, and Harold Hall of North Carolina; three sisters: Mabel Covall of Waynesburg, Pa., Estella Martin of Maryland, and Harriet H. Zebro of Uniontown; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Fayette Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M. will conduct services today at 7:30 p.m.
Visitation continues Wednesday, July 5, in Central Christian Church, Gallatin Avenue, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will be held at 11 a.m. with Dr. Tommy Garrison officiating.
Full Military Honors will be accorded by AMVETS Post 103 at Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
Visitation was also held Sunday from Noon to 2 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Circle Club held services at 1:30 p.m.