Thomas E. Markle
Thomas E. Markle, 51, of West Newton who was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., died Friday, November 3, 2000, at home.
He is survived by his parents, Dr. Howard E. Markle and Doris Bland Markle of West Newton, Pa.; his wife of 21 years, Linda Evagues Markle; children: Christina A. Bemis of West Newton, Jessilyn and her husband, Bruce Stump, of Munhall, Pa., Thomas J. Markle and Douglas H. Markle both at home; grandchildren: Ashley M. Bemis and Brian A. Stump; brothers: Dr. William H. Markle and wife, Mary, of Jefferson Hills, Frank B. Markle and wife, Deanna, of West Newton, and Dr. Howard E. Markle Jr. and wife, Roxanne, of Scottdale, Pa.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the J. William McCauley Jr. Funeral Home Inc, West Newton, Pa., today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday until 11 a.m.
Ralph C. McCracken
Ralph C. McCracken, 86, of Latrobe and formerly of Mount Pleasant and also East Huntingdon Township, Pa., died Saturday, November 4, 2000, at Laurel Estates Inc., Latrobe.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Leone Howell McCracken; children: David R. McCracken and wife, Kathy, of Ithaca, New York, Dennis J. McCracken and wife, Shirley, of Greensburg, Pa., and Leslie J. McCracken Zaronsky and her husband, Claire "Bud" Zaronsky, of Shawsville, Va.; grandchildren: Denise Smith, Terri Zaronsky, Michael Zaronsky, Patrick McCracken and Amanda McCracken; and a brother, Wilbert McCracken of Mount Pleasant.
A Memorial Service, which will be held in the Eugene G. Saloom Funeral Home Inc., 730 West Main St., Mount Pleasant, Pa., will be announced.
Andy Mickey, 92, of McClellandtown, Pa., died suddenly on Saturday, November 4, 2000, at home.
He was born March 17, 1908, in Monessen, Pa., a son of George Mickey and Theresa Dacko Mickey.
Mr. Mickey was a member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Carmichaels R.D.2, Pa., and a former member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, New Salem, Pa.
He was a retired Coal Miner and member of United Mine Workers of America District 2.
He was an avid gardener and a devoted Husband, Father, and Grandfather.
His son-in-law, David E. Janson, brothers, George J. Mickey, John Mickey, Charles Mickey, sisters, Mary Cardomone and Helen Novak, and his parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mildred Rantovich Mickey; two children: Andy Mickey Jr. and his wife, Sandy, of Pauma Valley, California, and Sonia Mickey Janson of McClellandtown, Pa.; two granddaughters: Andrea Janson of McClellandtown, Pa., and Renea Janson of Orlando, Florida; a brother, Michael Mickey of High Springs, Florida; three sisters: Anna Spina of Lockport, New York, Sue Mason of San Marcos, California, and Margaret Sampey of Poway, California; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tom Pesich.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main Street, Masontown, Pa., on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m.
On Wednesday, November 8, the Family will receive friends at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Carmichaels R.D.2, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Rodney Torbic as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. George Serbian Orthodox Cemetery, Carmichaels R.D.2.
Pomen (Memorial Service) will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Doris M. Parker
Doris M. Broadwater Parker, 58, of Brownfield, Pa., passed away Friday, November 3, 2000, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born January 26, 1942, in Smithfield, Pa., daughter of Cleo P. Murphy Broadwater of Fairchance, Pa., and the late Howard C. Broadwater.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her father, were a sister, Leora Jean Wilson, and two brothers, Foster "Joe" Broadwater and Ivan Broadwater.
In addition to her mother she is survived by two children: Debra L. and her husband, Jerry Kaider, and William Layhue and his wife, Thelma, all of Uniontown, Pa.; five grandchildren: Beth Kaider, Amy Kaider, Nicole Layhue, Samantha Layhue, Colton Layhue; and four brothers: Arthur Broadwater of Uniontown, Owen Broadwater and his wife, DelFina of LaPlata, Maryland, H. Thomas Broadwater and his wife, Michelle, of Fairchance, and Daniel Broadwater and his wife, Eva, of Uniontown.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, Hopwood, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, November 7, until 10 a.m., the hour of Service with the Rev. Madison Stringfellow officiating.
Interment follows in Broadwater Cemetery, Grantsville, Maryland.
Elizabeth C. Pravlik
Elizabeth Caroline Beran Pravlik, 88, a lifelong resident of Mount Pleasant, Pa., died Friday, November 3, 2000, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg.
She is survived by her children: Betty R. Pravlik Houseman of Belle Vernon, Pa., John "Jay" Pravlik and wife Donna, Phyllis Pravlik Kohuth, and Grace Ruth Pravlik Porterfield and husband Larry Porterfield, all of Mount Pleasant; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rose Beran Sibal of Mount Pleasant.
Friends will be received at Galone-Caruso’s, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 204 Eagle St., Mount Pleasant, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday until 11:15 a.m.
Mark A. Rose
Mark A. Rose, 34, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away Saturday, November 4, 2000, in The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh.
He was born January 21, 1966, in Bay Village, Ohio, son of John "Jack" Rose and Elaine Thomas Rose of Uniontown.
Mark graduated from Laurel Highlands High School Class of 1983 and Triangle Tech of Pittsburgh with an Associate Degree in H.V.A.C.
He then worked for United Parcel Service and currently was self-employed as the owner and operator of Rose Heating and Air Conditioning in Uniontown.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Republic where he served as an Eucharistic Minister.
He was an avid golfer and a member of V.F.W. Post 47 Golf League, Uniontown.
Mark was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Ryan Rose, maternal grandfather, Donald Breakiron, maternal grandfather, Ralph Thomas, maternal grandfather-in-law, Norman Nicholson, paternal grandfather-in-law, Pete Galie, and paternal grandmother-in-law, Antoinette Franks Galie.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife, Cynthia Ann Galie Rose; maternal grandmother, Doris Breakiron of Uniontown; paternal grandfather, John Rose Sr. of Cleveland, Ohio; his sister, Janine Rose Jenkins and her husband, James Jenkins, of Denbo, Pa.; two brothers: John Rose of Cleveland, Ohio, and Tony Rose of Uniontown; nephews and nieces: Jimmy Jenkins Jr., Courtney Jenkins, Andy Jenkins, Cody Jenkins (Mark’s Godchild), and Sage Jenkins, Jason Francis and Joshua Francis, and Kyle Galie; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Anthony "Cutch" Galie and Janet Lee Nicholson Galie of Ralph, Pa.; maternal grandmother-in-law, Carrie Nicholson of Uniontown; sister-in-law, Maureen Francis and her husband, Lewis "Rick" Francis of Hibbs, Pa.; brothers-in-law: Eric Galie and his wife, Brenda, of Delray Beach, Florida, and Aaron Galie and his wife, Georgia, of Laurel, Maryland; several great aunts and great uncles, aunts and uncles, and cousins from both the Rose and Galie families.
Friends will be received in the DEARTH FUNERAL HOME, New Salem, Pa., today from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, November 8, until 11 a.m. when brief prayers will be said.
A Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Republic, with Rev. Fr. Stephen R. Bugay as Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Uniontown.
Parish Wake Service on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Reba Peters Rush
Reba Garnet Firestone Peters Rush, 81, of Confluence, Pa., died Saturday, November 4, 2000, at Patriot Manor, Somerset, Pa.
She was born January 26, 1919, in Confluence, Pa., daughter of Samuel M. Firestone and Gertrude Conn Firestone.
She was Methodist by faith and a member of Confluence V.F.W. Post 7250 Ladies Auxiliary.
Her husbands, Earl J. Peters and Thomas C. Rush, an infant sister, Leora, a brother, Ray Firestone, and her parents preceded her in death.
Surviving are three daughters: Bernice and her husband, Jan Snyder, of Confluence, Garnet and her husband, Dean Dennis, of Markleysburg, Pa., and Audrey and her husband, Randy Close, of Somerset, Pa.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a sister, Virginia Ruth Anderson of Windber, Pa.
Friends will be received in the HUMBERT FUNERAL HOME, Confluence, Pa., today from 2 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, November 7, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services will then be held with Rev. Arthur J. Gotjen officiating.
Interment will follow in Jersey Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Somerset In Touch Hospice.
Gertrude C. Schmidt
Gertrude C. Schisler Schmidt, 90, of Norvelt, Mount Pleasant R.D.1, and formerly of Latrobe, Pa., where she was born, died Friday, November 3, 2000, in Latrobe Area Hospital.
She is survived by her children: Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Charlton of Coal Center, Pa., and James K. Schmidt and wife, Twila, of Norvelt; grandchildren: Kevin Kosker, David Kosker and wife Susan, Mrs. Dean (Theresa) Thieler, Darla J. Schmidt, Mrs. Brian (Wendy) Koch, Donald Charlton and wife Cindy, and Mrs. John (Lynn) DeFranco; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mrs. Regis (Florence) Kent of Ligonier, Pa., and Pauline Schisler Clister of Greensburg, Pa.; nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Gaut-Bacha Funeral Home Inc., Pleasant Unity, Pa., today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday until 9:20 a.m.
Peter Chance Ulery
Peter Chance Ulery, 91, of Hiller, Pa., died Sunday, November 5, 2000, in the Skilled Nursing Unit of Brownsville General Hospital.
Born September 2, 1909, in Breakneck, Pa., he was the youngest child of William Frederick Ulery and Mary Jane Martin Ulery.
Mr. Ulery was Methodist by faith.
He was a 1928 graduate of the former South Brownsville High School where he played football.
Mr. Ulery was the owner of the former Duckpin Bowling Lanes in Brownsville.
He was a member of Garibaldi Senior Golf League, Uniontown, and a former member of the Tri-County Horseshoe Leagues.
A member of United Mine Workers of America, he worked in the coke ovens and later worked for Dick Corporation in commercial construction.
Besides his parents and many brothers and sisters, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Emma Lenore Remington Ulery, in 1985 and also by his son, Bruce R. Ulery, on October 7, 2000.
Surviving are his children: Carole Rinehart of Newton Falls, Ohio, Ronald Ulery and his wife, Carol, of Niles, Ohio, Fred Ulery and his wife, Karen, of Warren, Ohio, and Rick Ulery of Newton Falls, Ohio; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends in the CONFER FUNERAL HOME, 525 Front Street, Brownsville, Pa., on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, November 8, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral Services will then be conducted by Rev. Paul E. Wilson Sr., Pastor of the Brownsville United Methodist Charge.
Burial will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.
William D. Wright
William D. Wright, 76, of California, Pa., died Friday, November 3, 2000, in Monongahela Valley Hospital Inc., Carroll Township, after a long illness.
Mr. Wright was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, California, Pa., where he served as an Elder and was a former Sunday School Superintendent.
A World War II Veteran who served in the United States Navy, Mr. Wright remained committed to Community Service his entire life.
A former member of the California Area School Board, he also served voluntarily on various building committees.
He was past Master of the Monongahela Valley Lodge 46, a member of Uniontown Lodge of Perfection, Syria Shrine, and the XYZ Club at Grace United Methodist Church.
He was also a member of the American Legion and the California Rotary Club.
He was an active member of the Center-in-the-Woods where he served as Treasurer.
He retired after 28 years as a Sales Representative for Williams & Company Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa.
He is survived by is wife of 54 years, Helen Wright; son, William D. Wright III and his wife, Rose, of South Park, Pa.; daughter, Kathy J. Wright Schmidt and her husband, Gene Schmidt, of Belle Vernon, Pa.; son, Robert C. Wright and his wife, Donna, of California, Pa.; and brother, John A. Wright of Baltimore, Maryland.
Surviving grandchildren include Christopher Wright and Lindsay Wright of South Park, Eliot Schmidt of Belle Vernon, Nigel Wright and Nathan Wright of California, Pa.
Friends will be received in the MARISCOTTI FUNERAL HOME INC., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth Street, California, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held in the Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 7, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Higgs officiating.
Interment follows in Highland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of California, Pa., or the Center-in-the-Woods.
Masonic Services will conducted today at 7:30 p.m.