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Alviana
Lillian Alviani, 88, of Aliquippa died Nov. 16, 2002 in Moon Township. She was born in Patricia, Italy, a daughter of the late George and Virginia Colonna. Mrs. Alviani was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Hopewell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ugo Alviani. She is survived by two sons, Larry and Louis Alviani; a daughter, Delphine Bufalini; two sisters, Nora Napoleon and Rose Biancucci; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Church with the Rev. Terry O'Connor officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.

DiBacco
Trieste Gaetana DiBacco, 86, of Monaca died Nov. 19, 2002 at the Medical Center, Beaver. She was born in Pratola Peligna, Italy, a daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Colaiacovo) Petrella. A homemaker, Mrs. DiBacco was a member of Christian Mothers, Monaca SOI, St. Anthony Society of Italy and St. John the Baptist Church in Monaca. She is survived by her husband, Emilio Ettore DiBacco; three daughters, Carmella Battaglini, Maria Trella and Rita Erzen; a sister, Olga Chiarmonte; a brother, Pietro Petrella; six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Friends were received at Batchelor Brothers Funeral Home in Monaca. Friends were received at St. John the Baptist Church in Monaca, and burial was in the Beaver Mausoleum. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the St. John the Baptist Building Fund.

Durinsky
Joseph Durinsky, 73, of Hopewell died on Friday, Nov. 15, 2002 in his home. He was born in West Aliquippa, a son of the late Joseph and Ann Durinsky. He was retired from Armco and was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Hopewell. Surviving are his wife, Violet Durinsky; his sons, Joe, Eddie and Mark Durinsky; daughters, Kathy Theis and Sharon Sirko; and 11 grandchildren. Friends were received at Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Dave Driesh officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Glass
Mary Glass, 94, of Brighton Township, formerly of Monaca, died on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002 The oldest of seven children, she was born in Braddock, Pa. on May 16, 1908 to the late John and Mary (Tkacik) Trombulak. A resident of Brighton Township since 1958, Mrs. Glass was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Beaver; the Marian Guild of the church; the Greek Catholic Union; and the Ohioville and Beaver Valley Sportsman's Club auxiliary in Monaca. Mrs. Glass was a former member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Monaca Football Mothers. She enjoyed playing cards in a neighborhood 500 card club. She also enjoyed crocheting and knitting and was an avid flower gardener. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry H. Glass, on March 10, 1971; an infant son, Daniel Glass; and a sister, Elizabeth O'Shea. Surviving are three sons and their spouses, George and his wife Jean of Monaca; Harry J. and his wife, Marian of Troy, Pa.; and Raymond of Beaver. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, along with three brothers and two sisters, Theodore Trombulak of Fair Oaks, Andrew Trombulak, and his wife, Jeanette, of Beaver; Emil Trombulak and his wife, Eva, of Beaver Falls; Helen Engelder of South Carolina; and Ethel and her husband, Andrew Ondila of Aliquippa. Friends were received in the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca, where a blessing service was held. Burial was in Beaver Cemetery.

Henry
Maryann T. Henry, 89, of Hopewell died Nov. 20, 2002 at Friendship Ridge. She was born in New Castle, a daughter of the late Charles and Helen Kelliher. Mrs. Henry was retired from Merck Pharmaceutical and was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her husband, Charles Henry. She is survived by a daughter, Charlene Irvin, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Terry O'Connor officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the McGuire Home in New Brighton.

Hiber
Nicholas Hiber, 31, of Aliquippa died Nov. 12, 2002 in Beaver, Pa. He was born in Aliquippa, a son of Margaret D'Atri and the late Paul Hiber. Mr. Hiber was employed in the maintenance department at St. Titus Catholic Church, where he was also a member. He is survived by three brothers, Jeff, Ron and Dan Bottoroff. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held at St. Titus Catholic Church with the Rev. John Sweeney officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Palazzi
William F. Palazzi, 79, of Hopewell died Nov. 12, 2002. He was born in Aliquippa, a son of the late Antonio and Louisa Palazzi. Mr. Palazzi worked in the welded tube department at LTV Steel and was a member of St. Titus Catholic Church in Aliquippa. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Palazzi. He is survived by a son, Dennis Palazzi; four sisters, Virginia Smith, Fifi Gianetti, Mary Conti and Daisy Corsi; a brother, Richard Palazzi; and two grandchildren. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home, where services were held with the Rev. John Sweeney officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Walters
F. Reed "Ziggy" Walters, 75, of Center Township died Friday, Nov. 15, in his home. He was born in West Aliquippa, a son of the late William and Catherine Walters. Mr. Walters worked at Duquesne Light and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Ambridge. Surviving are his wife, Kathryn Walters; his children, Kim Druzak, Tami Moreau and Sharon Pearson; his sister, Faye Baker; and seven grandchildren. Friends were received in Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held in St. John's Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Jecklin officiating. Burial was in Sylvania Hills.

Erdely
Marie Dorothy Erdely, 82, of Hopewell died Nov. 25, 2002 in Hopewell. She was born in Ambridge, a daughter of the late Andrew and Anne Sekanick. Mrs. Erdely was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Hopewell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cyril Paul Erdely. Surviving are a daughter, Janice Barton; three sisters, Bernadette Mraovich, Elizabeth Sommers and Dorothy Young; two grandchildren and one great grandchild. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Dave Dreish officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Pigza
John Pigza, 85, of Monaca passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002 in the Medical Center, Beaver following an extended illness. He was born May 5, 1917 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Michael and Anna (Konick) Pigza. A resident of Monaca since childhood, Mr Pigza was a World War II veteran of the United States Army, having served in central Europe with Company H, 26th Infantry Regiment 1st Infantry Division. A retired steelworker, he worked for 42 years as a hammer heater with Vasco Teledyne (formerly Colonia Steel Co) in Monaca. He was an avid and loyal sports fan and a member of the Monaca Croatian Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Frenchic Pigza in 1980; a brother, George Pigza; and three sisters, Agnes Stisack, Anna Relich and Mary Lubert. He is survived by a daughter, Joanne Fedeles of Monaca; a son, Jerome Pigza and his wife, Judy, of Monaca; four grandchildren, Lisa (James) Denkovich and Krista (Dominick) Treemarchi, all of Monaca; Julie Pigza, a graduate student at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.; and John Pigza, a senior at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. Also surviving are one great granddaughter, Leah Treemarchi; two sisters, Elizabeth Moros of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Margaret Turkovich of Monaca; numerous nieces and nephews. Friends were received in the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca, where prayers were offered, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment followed in St John the Baptist Cemetery.

Reese
Edward Paul Reese Sr., 72, of Monaca passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 24, 2002 in the Medical Center, Beaver. He was born August 17, 1930 in Brady's Bend, Pa., a son of the late Frederick and Lena (Donawitz) Reese. Following graduation from Karns City High School in 1948, Ed relocated to Beaver County and gained employment at J & L Steel's Aliquippa works. Later that year he enlisted into the U. S. Air Force and served with the 56th Fighter Wing at Selfridge AFB, Michigan. After his military service he returned to J & L Steel, from where he retired in 1987 as a mill recorder. Mr. Reese was a member of the Monaca Turners and the Turners' bowling league. He was was also a member of the Monaca American Legion Post #580, Monaca United Methodist Church and the United Steelworkers Union. He was an avid sports fan, particularly of Monaca High School, Pitt and the Steelers. He had a great love of children, pets and wildlife and was a peerless gardener who dedicated his flower garden to his beloved wife and soul mate, Luella. A devoted husband and father, he leaves his wife of 50 years, Luella Grace (Starcher) Reese, whom he married on Dec 24, 1952 in Zelienople. Also surviving are three children: Edward Paul Jr. and wife, Mary Ann, of Monaca; Charlene Anne and husband, Joseph Musgrove of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Barbara Jean and husband, Richard Holley Sr. of Monaca; grandchildren Richard Holley Jr. and Karen of Georgetown; and Kenneth Holley of Monaca; two great grandchildren, Olivia Marie and Peyton Michael Holley; a sister, Mildred (Becky) Barr of Rochester; two brothers, James Reese of Beaver Falls and Kenneth Reese of East Brady, Pa. He also leaves numerous friends at the Whitehouse Restaurant in Monaca, where he enjoyed breakfast, and his close buddy, Mel Larson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Carl Reese. Friends were received in the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca where relatives and friends were invited to attend a funeral service with his pastor, the Rev. George S. Dran, officiating. Interment followed in Union Cemetery, Monaca. The family suggests memorial contributions be made, if desired to a children's related charity of the donor's choice.

Stadnick
James W. "Red" Stadnik Sr., 64, of Potter Township passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2002. He was born Nov. 30, 1937 in Glenwillard, Pa, a son of Edith C. (Getty) Stadnik of Economy and the late Charles W. Stadnik. Red was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and a retired union carpenter of Local #922. In addition to his mother, he leaves his wife of 30 years, Jacqueline D. (Stoops) Stadnik; five children, Diane Riffle and her husband, Robert; Renee Welch and her husband, Skip; James W. Stadnik Jr.; Brian D. Stadnik; and ason Allan Stadnik; six grandchildren, Kiara J. Stadnik; Ryan B. Spezialetti; Elliot, Levi and Amy Welch; and Taylor J. Brown; and five brothers, Charles, Earl, Paul, Duane and Robert Stadnik. Services were private. Memorial contributions may be made, if desired in Red's memory to the Church of the Nazarene, 417 Penn Ave, New Brighton, Pa. 15066. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca.

Walls
Robert "Tom" Walls, 79, of Aliquippa died Monday, Dec. 2, in the Providence Care Center, Beaver Falls. He was born on Oct. 2, 1923 in Core, West Virginia, a son of the late Arlie and Martha Moore Walls. Mr. Walls was a retired steelworker with Teledyne Colonial Steel in Monaca and was a Korean War Army veteran and a member of Christian Assembly. Surviving are his wife, Genila Wilson Walls; a son and daughter-in-law Robert and Rhonda Walls of Canton, Ohio; two daughters and a son-in-law, Kandi Walls of Aliquippa and Tami and William Rose of Chippewa; four grandchildren, Meggan, Kohdee and Koree Walls and Andy Rose; a brother, Dale Walls of Kirby, Pa.; four brothers, Learnie, Claude, Russell and Oscar; and three sisters, Norene Spitznogle, Irwin, Pa., Neva Kriner, Goshen, Ind., and Lorene Lightfoot, Colorado Springs, Colo. Friends were received in the Huntsman Funeral Home in Aliquippa, where funeral services were held with the Rev. Bertha Tichnel officiating. Internment followed in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park. The Beaver County Special unit conducted military honors.

George
Robert V. George, 47, of Independence Township, the best husband and dad, died Monday, Dec. 2, of injuries from a vehicular accident in Independence Township. He was born on May 17, 1955 in McKeesport, a son of Victor and Cecile Johnson George Jr. of Hopewell Township. Mr. George was a foreman with Power Contracting Co. of Carnegie and attended the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Pitt Crew of #72 CK Racing; restored antique cars and tractors; and built miniature motorized vehicles. Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife of 28 years, Linda McElhaney George; his daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Craig Kamicker of Hopewell along with his expected first grandchild; his son, Jason George and Jason's girlfriend, Lee Ann Kosto of Independence Township; three brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Debby George, Hopewell, David and Barb George, Independence, and Scott and Chris George of Hopewell; a sister, Elizabeth Conrad, Avalon, Pa.; mother-in-law, Esther McElhaney, Independence; brothers and sisters-in-law, Sonny and Mary McElhaney, Donny McElhaney, both of Independence, and Ron and Betty McElhaney of Moon Township; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends were received in the Huntsman Funeral Home in Aliquippa, where services were held with the Rev. Kevin Neal officiating. Internment followed in Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Peoples
John A. Peoples, 84, of Aliquippa died Saturday, Nov. 30, in New Sheffield Manor, Aliquippa. He was born Dec. 27, 1917 in Aliquippa to the late John and Martha Peoples. Mr. Peoples was a retired employee of the Bi-Product Department of LTV Steel, Aliquippa, and attended the First Baptist Church of Woodlawn. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the Five Points Hunt Club, North American Hunter Club and National Rifle Association. Surviving are his brother, Sam Peoples of Center Township; a niece and nephew, Pat and Calvin Costo of Raccoon Township; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were three brothers, Donald, Alfred and James Peoples; five sisters, Irene Skiba, Luella Short, Hortense Bagshaw, Gladys Webberking and Emma King. Friends were received in Huntsman Funeral Home in Aliquippa, where services were held with the Rev. James Vincent, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Internment followed in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Members of the Beaver County Special Unit provided military honors.

Crevar
Katherine "Kata" Crevar, 96, of Aliquippa died on Monday, Dec. 2, in Moon Township. She was born in Freedom to the late Mile and Evica Vukasinovich. Mrs. Crevar was a homemaker and member of the St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church in Aliquippa. Her husband, Steve Crevar, preceded her in death. Surviving are her daughter, Mildred "Melanie" Komazec, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends were received in Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held in St. Elijah Serbian Church. Burial was in St. Elijah Serbian Cemetery with the Very Rev. Stevan Stepanov. Memorial gifts if desired are requested to be sent to St. Elijah Church.

Pizzuti
Rose Pizzuti, 91, of Monaca died on Wednesday, Dec. 4, in The Medical Center, Beaver. She was born in Waterbury, Conn., to the late Michael and Rosina Guantonio. Mrs. Pizzuti was a homemaker and member of Christian Mother and CD of A of St. John the Baptist Church, Monaca. Her husband, John Pizzuti, preceded her in death. Surviving are her children, John and Ton Pizzuti, Rosemarie Patterson, Toni Haller and Terri Burnett; a sister, Thresa Krachinsky; a brother, Michael Guantonio; and nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Friends were received in Batchelor Brothers Funeral Home, Monaca, Services were held in St. John the Baptist Church. Burial was in St. John's Parish Cemetery. Memorial gifts requested to St. John Church and school.

Yasick
Robert James Yasick Sr., 69, of Center Township died on Friday, Nov. 29, in Aliquippa Hospital. He was born in West Aliquippa, a son of the late John and Pauline Yasick. A retired foreman for Aliquippa Water Authority, Mr. Yasick was a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church in Center Township. Surviving are his wife, Janet; his children, Cheryl Scherger and David and Robert, Jr. Yasick; brothers, John and David Yasick; and three grandchildren. Friends were received in Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held in St. Francis Cabrini Church with teh Rev. John Lynam officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Simpson
Orrie L. Simpson, 80, of Monaca was called home on Thanksgiving day, November 28, 2002 at his residence. Born Aug 9, 1922 in Freedom, he was a son of the late John Kyle and Harriett L. (Mitchell) Simpson. Mr Simpson proudly served as a sniper-scout with the 104th Division (Timberwolves) in the U. S. Army during World War II and was a Purple Heart recipient. A resident of Monaca since 1943, Orrie was as a former two-term borough councilman and a fire captain in the Fourth Ward Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years. He was a member and past master of the Monaca-Center Lodge No. 791 of the Free and Accepted Masons; a member the New Castle Consistory and the consistory's Legion of Honor. He was a retiree of the former Arco Polymers Co. in Potter Township, where he retired as a lab supervisor with 40 years of service and was a member of the Arco Retiree's Club. Following his retirement he operated a brass refinishing business from his home. He was also a 30-year associate of the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca since its establishment in 1972 and a member of the North Branch United Presbyterian Church in Center Township. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Nina E. (Kaszer) Simpson, to whom he was united in marriage on April 23, 1943; a son, Harper J. Simpson and his wife, Phylis, of Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Theo A. Cavalier and Jack Warnsley of Ohioville; five grandchildren, Tammy Calahan and Tonia Zlatovich, both of Ohioville; Heather Labuda of Cranberry; Charity Simpson and Harper J. Simpson II, both Naples, Fla.; nine great grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Taylor of Monaca; two sisters in law, Marie Simpson and Jane Simpson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Homer, Paul and Victor Simpson; a sister, Esther Simpson. Friends were received in the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca, where services were held with his pastor, the Rev. Marvin Barney, officiating. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom. Military honors were provided by the U. S. Army's 99th Regional Support Command.

Pinkerton
Gerald J. Pinkerton, 58, of Monaca went to be with the Lord on Sunday evening, Dec 1, 2002 at The Medical Center, Beaver. He was born Jan. 4, 1944 in Knox County, Tenn., a son of the late John Marion and Hattie (Reed) Pinkerton. Jerry was a U. S. Air Force veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. A resident of Monaca since 1976, Jerry retired from Conrail as a foreman at the Conway rail yards. He was an avid fisherman and motorcyclist. He leaves his wife of 35 years, Lois J. (Allen) Pinkerton who he married on Jan. 6, 1968; two daughters, Debbie Helsel of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Tabitha Casias and her husband, Jeremy, of Aurora, Colo.; a granddaughter, Gretchen Helsel; a sister, Joyce Garland; and two brothers, Bill Pinkerton and Kurt Walker, all of Murphy, N. C. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by seven siblings, Judson Pinkerton, Glen Clyde Pinkerton, Helen Webb, John Henry Pinkerton, Cletha Lundy, Flo Roody and Lela Pinkerton. Friends were received in the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca. Services were held at the Beaver Assembly of God with the Rev. B. Timothy Michaux officiating. Interment was in Shady Grove Baptist Cemetery, Murphy, N. C. Memorial Contributions may be made, if desired to the Beaver County Cancer and Heart Assoc., 3582 Brodhead Rd., Suite # 104, Monaca, PA 15061-2523.

O'Keefe
Margaret Ann (Seery) O'Keefe, 74 of Monaca passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 24, 2002, at The Medical Center, Beaver. Born Jan 20, 1928 in Rochester, she was a daughter of the late Mark and Mary (Sweeny) Seery. A lifelong resident of Monaca, Mrs O'Keefe was a graduate of Mt Gallitzin High School, class of 1946. She was a charter member and current president of the Monaca VFW Post 4653 Ladies Auxiliary and former chairperson of the VFW post's poppy committee; a member and past president of the Monaca American Legion Post 580 Ladies Auxiliary; a former leader of the Legion's junior girls auxiliary; and past chapeau of the 8 and 40 of Beaver County. She was also a member of St John the Baptist Catholic Church in Monaca; a charter member of the CD of A; a member of the Christian Mothers; a member of the Irish Club of Beaver County and a former Girl Scout leader. She leaves her beloved husband of 53 years, John W. O'Keefe, who she married June 30,1949; eight children, John O'Keefe of Monaca; Mark O'Keefe and his wife, Linda, of Uniontown; Neil O'Keefe of Monaca; Joe O'Keefe and his fiancee, Rhonda Cramer, of New Brighton; Maureen Meade and her husband, William, of Moon Township; Barry O'Keefe of Monaca; Rosemary Guthrie and her husband, Mark, of New Brighton and Eileen O'Keefe of Monaca. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Sarah O'Keefe; Bryan and Ashley O'Keefe; Katie Margaret O'Keefe; Lucas and Leslie Guthrie; a sister, Agnes Gray; two sisters in law, Catherine Seery of Center Township and Betty Seery of New Brighton; numerous nieces and nephews; and two beloved feline companions, Dusty and Missy. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Tom, Mark and Joe Seery; and two sisters: Julie McGowan and May Seery. Friends were in the Simpson Funeral Home in Monaca, where prayers were offered, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca. Interment followed in St John the Baptist Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made, if desired to the 'Promise for Tomorrow' campaign, c/o the church, 1409 Pennsylvania Ave, Monaca, PA 15061.

Vetter
Margaret W. Vetter, 93, of Monaca died Dec. 11, 2002 at her home. She was born in Monaca, a daughter of the late Alvin Charles and Yetta (Holler) Vetter. Mrs. Vetter was an elementary school teacher in the Monaca School District and was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Monaca, where she was a Sunday school teacher and directed the choir for 20 years. She was a member of the WELCA and was editor of the Redeemer New for 17 years. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. Friends were received at Batchelor Brothers Funeral Home in Monaca. Services were held at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer with the Rev. Mark Groves officiating. Burial was in Beaver Cemetery.

Wilczewski
Olga (Hayden) Wilczewski, 78, of Aliquippa died Dec. 8, 2002 at Aliquippa Community Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Luba Hayden. Mrs. Wilczewski was a member of St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church in Aliquippa. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Wilczewski. She is survived by two daughters, Martha Zimmel and Roseann Byrne; a sister, Milicent Hayden, and brother, Nicholas Hayden, both of Aliquippa. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held in St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church with the Rev. Stevan Stapanov officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Zimmerman
Gerard Zimmerman of Hopewell died Dec. 12, 2002 at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born in Sewickley, a son of John and Georgette Zimmerman. Mr. Zimmerman worked at Gadzook Inc. and Merry Go Round and was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Hopewell. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tracy; a daughter, Alexa; a sister, Cheryl Zorn of Hopewell; and a brother, Mickey, and his wife Susan of Easton, Pa. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Church, and burial followed in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Barron
Martha C. Barron, 89, of Hopewell died December 20, 2002 at Aliquippa Community Hospital. She was born in Mahoning, Pa., a daughter of the late Peter and Catherine Ziotowsky. Mrs. Barron was a homemaker and a member of St. Titus Catholic Church in Aliquippa. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael P. Barron. Friends were received at the Wayne N. Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Services were held at St. Titus Catholic Church with the Rev. John Sweeney officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Pardue
Ray Pardue, 88, of Raccoon Township died Dec. 19, 2002 at The Medical Center, Beaver. He was born in Ronda, N.C., a son of the late Columbus B. and Emily (Adams) Pardue. Mr. Pardue was a construction engineer and a member of Operators - Engineers Local 66. He was a member of Monaca - Center Lodge 791 of the Free and Accepted Masons, Pittsburgh Shriners, New Castle Consistory and Calvary Baptist Church in Monaca. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie M. (Chambers) Pardue, and a son, Robert Pardue. He is survived by a son, Frank Pardue of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Esther, Ruby and Mary; two brothers, Lee. D. and Paul P. Pardue; two grandchildren and five greet grandchildren. Friends were received in Bathchelor Brothers Funeral Home in Monaca, where services were held with the Rev. Mark Groves officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery.

Povelitis
John Povelitis, 77, of Center Township died Dec. 17, 2002 in his home. He was born in Aliquippa, a son of the late John and Alice Povelitis. Mr. Povelitis worked for the United States Postal Service and was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Povelitis. Surviving are a daughter, Karyn Sullivan; a sister, Isabel Masi; a brother, George Povelitis; and two grandchildren. Friends were received at Tatalovich's Funeral Home in Aliquippa, where services were held with the Rev. John Lynam officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Ceccarelli
Louis 'Gigi' Ceccarelli, 77, of Aliquippa went home into the arms of his mother, father and Lord Jesus Christ Tuesday, May 20, 2003. He was born Oct. 15, 1925, a son of Nazzareno and Lucia Ceccarelli. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Later in life his enthusiasm for sports and love of children prompted him to be active in various baseball and basketball organizations. He served as Aliquippa American Legion baseball coach for several years and was a member of the Aliquippa Police, the Fraternal Order of Police, St. Titus Catholic Church and Holy Name Society. He married the love of his life, Stephanie Koda, and enjoyed 56 years of life together. She survives, along with sons and daughters-in-law Louis Jr. and Debbie Ceccarelli of Aliquippa, Dr. Brian and Kim Ceccarelli of Ohio and Gary Ceccarelli of Aliquippa; daughters and sons-in-law Lucille and Dr. Dick Gross of North Carolina, Denise and Jeff Marr of Philadelphia and Renee and Dr. Mark Ujevich of Imperial; 15 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers Ned and Shirley Ceccarelli of Hopewell, Jim and Cindy Ceccarelli of Center and Anthony Ceccarelli of North Carolina. The family would like to remember 'Gigi' by establishing an athletic scholarship fund in his name. Memorial donations may be made c/o the Mastrofrancesco Funeral Home. Friends were received in Mastrofrancesco Funeral Home in Aliquippa. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Titus Catholic Church. Entombment was in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.

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