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Davis
Hazel G. Davis, 85, of Presbyterian Medical Center in Oakmont, formerly of Queens, N.Y. and West Deer Township died Nov. 27, 1998. Mrs. Davis was born in West Deer Township to the late Carson and Dillie Aber Davis. She was a retired college professor at City University of New York and received her doctorate from Columbia University. She was a member of the Association of Childhood Education and the American Library Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Davis. She is survived by a brother, Wilson Grubbs of West Deer Township. Services and interment were private. Arrangements were made by Burket-Truby Funeral Home in Oakmont.

McKinley
Leanora Gabor McKinley, 75, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Verona died Nov. 15, 1998. Mrs. McKinley was born in Verona to the late Dan and Eva Gabor. She was very active at Victoria Presbyterian Church, having served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon and superintendent of Sunday school. She was editor of Oasin News, the news letter of Inland Ostomy Association of which she and her husband were active. She is survived by her husband, Norman; two sisters, Sophia Mason of Oakmont, and Victoria Chaney of Penn Hills; and a brother, Charles Gabor of Penn Hills. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Victoria; and a sister. Services were held in Riverside, Calif. Memorials may be made to Victoria Presbyterian Church, 6091 Victoria Ave., Riverside, Calif. 92506.

Caruso
Albert G. Caruso, 87, of Curtisville died Feb. 21, 1999, at Benjamin House. Born Sept. 5, 1911, in Pittsburgh, the son of Joseph and Domenica (Capretta) Caruso, he was a former bricklayer. Surviving are four children, Anna Marie Stewart of Murrysville, Joseph Caruso of Plum, Albert Caruso of Oakmont and James Caruso of Cheswick; a brother, Peter Caruso; a sister, Viola Tripodi; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Thomas D. English Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Mount St. Peters Church with the Rev. Curci officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Airy in Natrona Heights.

Hamilton
Mary O. Hamilton, 87, of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Plum, died Feb. 14, 1999. Born June 8, 1911, in Plum, the daughter of Frank and Mayme (Sheafley) Williams, she was formerly a registered nurse with St. Margaret's Memorial Hospital and a school nurse in Oakmont School District. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Hamilton. Surviving are a son, Robert Hamilton of Grand Rapids; a sister, Helen Ifft of Evans City; and four grandchildren. Friends were received at Thomas D. English Funeral Home, where services were held with the Rev. Lamar Carlson officiating. Interment was at Plum Creek Cemetery.

Peternel
Mary Margaret Peternel, 91, of Plum died Feb. 16, 1999. Born in Wilkinsburg, the daughter of Louis and Mary Oberch, she was a homemaker and member of St. John the Baptist Church. Surviving are two children, Jacob Peternel and Helen Hoffman; two sisters, Josephine Zackel and Frances Andrasy; a brother, John Oberch; and three grandchildren. Friends were received at Soxman Funeral Homes. Mass was at St. John the Baptist Church. Interment was at Plum Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.

Skledar
Frank M. Skledar, 70, of Murrysville, formerly of Holiday Park, died Feb. 18, 1999, in Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Fla. Born Sept. 6, 1928, in West View, the son of Joseph and Rose (Lippold) Skledar, he was a retired director of public information for Duquesne Light with 22 years' service. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a former member of Holiday Park Methodist Church, where he was a longtime choir member. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Skledar. Surviving are his wife, Marian (Clements) Skledar; three sons, Gregg of Houston, Texas, David of Mentor, Ohio, and Dwight of Blawnox; a daughter, Joy Hart of Cincinnati; a brother, William Skledar; three sisters, Dorothy Ross, Rose Kerr and Jeanne Hanna; and seven grandchildren. Friends were received at John T. Hart Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at First United Methodist Church of Murrysville. Interment will be at Plum Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to First United Methodist Church, Murrysville.

Smith
Walter Leonard Smith, 37, of Plum died Feb. 14, 1999, at AUH Forbes Regional. Born in Pittsburgh, the son of Beverly (Lastoria) Smith and the late Walter Smith, he was a maintenance employee of L. A. Grant International and a member of Monroeville Assembly of God. Besides his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Tracey Lynn VanHouwe and Carriejo Santoro; and several uncles and cousins. Friends were received at Soxman Funeral Homes. Services were at Monroeville Assembly of God. Interment was at Plum Cemetery.

Gillispie
Mary E. Gillispie of Middlesex Township, formerly of Allison Park, died Sunday, Jan. 11, after an illness. She was 67. Born in Pittsburgh on March 18, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marjorie Williams Courtney. A homemaker, she was a member of the Parkwood United Presbyterian Church on Mt. Royal Boulevard. She had been a commissioner of the Parkwood Troop #17, Boy Scouts of America, for more than 20 years. Surviving are her husband, Kemp T. Gillispie Jr.; a daughter, LuAnne Manz of Middlesex Township; three sons, Michael Noftz and Kemp T. Gillispie III, both of Middlesex Township, and Joseph Noftz of Morningside; two sisters, Verna Kreps of Florida and JoAnn Taylor of Harrisburg; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. There was no visitation. Friends attended a memorial service at Parkwood United Presbyterian Church on Thursday, Jan. 15.

Thomas
Donna Mae Thomas of Fombell died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Ellwood City Hospital after a short illness. She was 67. Born in West View on May 16, 1930, she was the daughter of Kathryn Moore Bergman of Zelienople and the late Wilbert Bergman. She was a salesperson in the electronics department at Hills Department Store and a Protestant by faith. She belonged to the local craft club. In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons, Jeffrey E. and Randy Thomas, both of Fombell; two brothers, Lyle Bergman of Bethel Park and Larry Bergman of Amissville, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Thomas (Carol) Gardner of Ames, Iowa, and Mrs. Lawson (Lynn) Klauss of Stubenville, Ohio; and two grandsons, Joshua Ethan and Lawson Aaron Thomas, both of Fombell. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. Edward Thomas; and one brother, Glenn Bergman. Friends were received at the Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home in Zelienople on Monday, Jan. 19. Services were held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Jan. 20, with the Rev. Larry Bergman, brother of the deceased, officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler. The family requests memorial contributions be made on her behalf to the charity of the donor's choice.

Hill
William A. Hill, 56, of Cranberry Township died on Wednesday, June 10 at St. Francis Nursing Center in Cranberry. He was born Sept. 18, 1941 in Chicago, the son of the late Edward T. and Lois Watt Hill. He retired in 1991 as a service technician with Eastman Kodak Company. Following his retirement, he worked locally at the Bulk Mail Center in Cranberry. He was a member of North Hills Church of God and was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his mother, Lois G. Hill of Marseilles, Ill.; a sister, Joyce McGarvy of Detroit, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and a nephew. Friends were received at the Glenn-Kildo Funeral Home in Cranberry Township. The Rev. Kenneth Church, pastor of the North Hills Church of God, officiated. Burial was in Marseilles, Ill. and memorial contributions may be made to the North Hills Church of God at 2580 Wexford-Bayne Road, Sewickley, Pa. 15143.

Walkinshaw
Jemima Bee Walkinshaw Kennedy, 85, of Edgeworth died Jan. 15, 1998, at her home. She was born July 21, 1912, in Madison, Scotland, to the late Robert Walkinshaw and Barbara Baxter. Ms. Kennedy worked for Bell Telephone Co.'s Sewickley office for 37 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Sewickley Chapter Order of The Eastern Star No. 439, and Pioneers of The Bell Telephone Organization. Surviving are a daughter, Barbara J. Heard of Edinboro, Pa.; two grandchildren, Cheryl and John; and one sister, Janet R. Walkinshaw of Edgeworth. Family received friends at Richard D. Cole Funeral Home, 328 Beaver St., Sewickley. Interment was at Sewickley Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Masonic/Eastern Star Home, Bellevue Road, Bellevue.

Ellison
Shirley A. Ellison, 61, of Aliquippa, formerly of Moon Township, died Jan. 12, 1998, at her residence. She was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Moon to Laura Olive (Goss)_Mossey and the late Samuel Mossey. Ms. Ellison worked as Aleppo Township's secretary for nearly a decade. Surviving are her mother, Olive Holmes, of Pleasantville, Pa.; three children, Deborah A. Turner of Upper St. Clair, Richard F. Kennedy of Sewickley and Randy D. Ellison of Moon; a brother, Phillip W. Mossey of Georgia; and two grandchildren. Services, held at Copeland's Moon Township Funeral Home, were private and officiated by the Rev. Roger Howard. Burial was at Sharon Cemetery. Contributions, if desired, can be made to the Arthritis Foundation.

Vasil
Andrew Vasil, 55, of Leetsdale, formerly of Ross Township, died Jan. 14, 1998. He was born June 8, 1942, in Pittsburgh to the late John and Maude (Duff)_Vasil. Mr. Vasil lived in Leetsdale for the last three years. He was an accountant for Allegheny Plastics Inc. in Leetsdale for 20 years. He attended Community College of Beaver County and was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church. Preceding him in death were two brothers, John J. and William Vasil. Surviving are his wife, Janet (Forrester)_Vasil of Midland; four children, James M. Vasil and his wife, Cindy, of Jamestown, N.Y.; David A., Renee L. and Danielle L. Vasil all of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, Dominic J. Vasil, Andrew J. Hottenfeller and Justin D. Vasil; four sisters, Mary Ann Koontz of Pittsburgh, Margaret Vasil of Pittsburgh, Dorothy Valentine of Beaver and Aileen Berger of Pittsburgh; and two brothers, the Rev. James D. Vasil of Pittsburgh and Robert Vasil of Pittsburgh. Visitation was at Dallas S. Irvine Funeral Home, 702 Beaver St., Sewickley. Funeral Mass was held at St. James with the Rev. Ray Rhoden officiating. Burial was at St. Wencleslaus Cemetery. Memorials can be made to American Heart Association.

Williams
A graveside service was held for Mollie Williams on Jan. 15, 1998, in Montecito Memorial Park Cemetery, Colton, Calif. Miss Williams was born in Staffordshire, England, on April 15, 1902, and in 1910, she and her family came to Sewickley. As an employee of Mellon Bank, Sewickley (formerly First National Bank) for more than 40 years, Miss Williams was highly respected by the many people she dealt with. Following her retirement in 1964, she moved to California with her sister, Winifred, who preceded her in death. Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including Ernie and Mary Jane Williams of Sewickley. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.

Mrs. Gleason
A memorial mass will be held today (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. in St. James Church for Julie Gleason. Mrs. Gleason, 86, died on June 13, 1998, at Mariner Health Care Center of West Hills in Moon Township. She was born on Feb. 15, 1912, in Sewickley, to the late Stephen and Mary Kereszt. She worked as a welder on the L.S.T. boats for WWII. After the war, she went to work for McKinney Hindge Co., on the North Side of Pittsburgh. She was also a private duty nurse for many families in this area. Mrs. Gleason was a life-long resident of Haysville and was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church in Sewickley. Mrs. Gleason is survived by her son, Edward Gleason Jr., of Fair Oaks; one sister, Mary Kelly of Johnstown; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward C. Gleason Sr.; her daughter, Mary E. Gleason and her two brothers, Stephen and George Kereszt. Father Ray Rhoden of St. James Church officiated at the private burial service. Arrangements were handled by Copeland's Sewickley/Irvine Chapel, Beaver Street, Sewickley. Wilson

Joann M. Wilson
Joann M. Wilson, 69, of Hilton Head Island, S.C., died June 2, 1998, at the Hilton Head Medical Center and Clinics. She was born in Sewickley, the daughter of the late John Davidson and Marguerite May Barber McCord. She was a graduate of Tobe'-Coburn, New York City, and pursued a career in sales, marketing and human resources. She resided in Chagrin Falls, Ohio; Orlando, Palm Beach and Sarasota before moving to Hilton Head Island in 1991. She is survived by a son, Donald C. Wilson of Decatur, Ga.; two daughters, Donna Johnson of Lake Forest, Ill.,and Missy Taylor of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a sister, Marilyn Deitz of Portland, Maine, and four grandchildren Hannah, Norah, Wison, and Kelly. A memorial service was held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Hilton Head Island with Rev. Robert Caswell officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Hospice Care of the Low Country, 20 Palmetto Parkway, Suite 104, Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29926. Zeh

Virginia Ligato Zeh
Virginia Ligato Zeh, 67, a Coraopolis resident most of her life, died June 10, 1998, at Mariner Health Care Center of West Hills. She was born in Coraopolis on Jan. 13, 1931, to the late Carmello and Susan Alimena Ligato. She was preceded in death by her brother, Dominick Ligato. Mrs. Zeh was a member of St. Joseph Church, the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 402 and Union Local #23. She retired in 1993 from Kaufmann's downtown department store, where she had been a sales clerk for 39 years. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Otto Zeh; her two sisters, Pauline Scalercio of Aleppo Township, and her twin sister, Frances Ligato of Coraopolis; two brothers, Bruno Ligato of Glenwillard and William Ligato of Orlando. Visitation was held at Copeland's Coraopolis. A funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Lawrence Holpp officiating. Burial was in North Side Catholic Cemetery.

Brenner
Clarence (Red) Paul Brenner Sr., 66, of Sewickley died on June 11, 1998, in Suburban General Hospital, in Bellevue. He was born on June 17, 1931, in Pittsburgh. He is the son of the late Henry and Elizabeth Brisbon Brenner. Mr. Brenner was self-employed as owner of the Coraopolis Light Metals Company. He was a member of Sewickley United Methodist Church and a former member of the Valley Vets,in Glenfield. Mr. Brenner is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ann Kanoza Brenner; two sisters, Margaret Schwoegl and Gail Cernansky, both of Glenfield; a son, Clarence P. Brenner Jr. of Bell Acres; a daughter, Caroline Brenner of Glenfield; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A funeral service was held at Richard D. Cole Funeral Home, Sewickley with the Rev. Barry Lewis of the Sewickley United Methodist Church officiating. Burial was in the Sewickley Cemetery.

Cottom
Dorothy Beatrice Cottom, 71, of Coraopolis, died June 13, 1998, at Sewickley Valley Hospital. She was born in Sewickley on April 10, 1927, the daughter of the late Raymond and Flossie Ballard Rucker. She was a home health provider with the Liken Agency for 20 years. She had been a member of Triumph Baptist Church, Sewickley. She is survived by her children: Leonard L. Cottom Jr. and Patricia E. Landrum, both of Indiana; Richard L. and Tracey F. Cottom and Frederick D. Griffith, all of Coraopolis; Debra L. Aston and Stacey D. Cottom of Sewickley; Sherry G. Cottom of Pittsburgh; and Karne R. Haines of Michigan. She also is survived by one brother, Raymond Rucker of Sewickley; one sister, Phyllis Glass of Maryland; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A funeral service was held at Richard D. Cole Funeral Home, Sewickley, with the Rev. Harold Cottom Jr. officiating. Burial was in Sewickley Cemetery.

Farrington
Grace Mae Berry Farrington, 66, died Feb. 22, 2000, at home in Leetsdale. She was born in Rochester, Pa., on April 22, 1933, to the late Raymond N. Berry and Mabel Graham Berry. She is survived by her husband, Edward A. Farrington; sons, Edward H. Farrington of Castle Shannon and Raymond N and his wife Marian Farrington of Coraopolis; grandson, Joshua C. Farrington; three brothers, Arthur L. Berry of Rochester, Pa., Alva T. Berry of Willingboro, N.J., and Richard E. Berry of Columbus, Ohio; four sisters, Marjorie J. Starr of Sewickley, Donna M. Stewart of Pittsburgh, Brenda L. Johnson of Evanston, Ill., and Rosemary Burton of Coraopolis; and three sisters-in-law, Rose and Alice Berry of Rochester, Pa., and Gloria Berry of Willingboro, N.J. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews and many friends. Mrs. Farrington was once employed by Traders Jewelry Store in Sewickley. She belonged to the Triumph Baptist Church of Sewickley. She was a graduate of Rochester High School. A service was held at the Triumph Baptist Church. Interment was in Sewickley Cemetery. Richard D. Cole Funeral Home of Sewickley handled funeral arrangements.

Elaine Harris, 51, belonged to 'Women of Moose'
M. Elaine "Mike" Harris, 51, of Delmont, died on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998. She was born Aug. 7, 1946 in Braddock, a daughter of the late John and Catherine Scanlon Schlegel. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Export Chapter No. 2097. She was an employee of Moreau Inc., Plum Borough. Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband, David Harris; a daughter, Tracy Lynn Cole and a son, Scott Richard Cole, both of Delmont; two step daughters, Angela and Carrie Harris, both of Murrysville; a brother, Robert T. Schlegel and wife, Jacqueline of Scott Township and a sister, Jacqueline Freuchtel and husband, Charles of Export. Friends were received at Edwin Wolfe Funeral Home in Export. A Funeral Mass was in St. Mary's Church in Export with the Rev. Dismas Young as celebrant. Burial was in Twin Valley Memorial Park.

Ferris
Margaret O. Ferris, 90, of Murrysville, formerly of Wilkinsburg died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998 in the Woven Hearts Alternative Living Center, Penn Hills. She was born March 25, 1907, in Homewood, the daughter of the late Robert Vance and Laura Leonard Clutter. Mrs. Ferris was a member of Christ's Lutheran Church in Murrysville and was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Ferris in 1986. She is survived by three sons, William J. Ferris of Clarion; Robert J. Ferris and his wife, Audrey of Murrysville and J. Edward Ferris and his wife, Mary Ann of Churchill; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Friends were received at John Hart Funeral Home in Murrysville. A service will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Christ's Lutheran Church, Murrysville, with the Rev. Steven Myers officiating.Burial will be at William Penn Memorial Cemetery, Churchill. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Rugh
Mildred L. Rugh, 83, of Export died Jan. 19, 1998. She was born Jan. 26, 1914, in Export, the daughter of George and Sarah Kemerer Glunt. Mrs. Rugh was a member of Emmanuel Reformed Church in Export, AARP and GoldenAgers, both of Murrysville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Rugh. Surviving are three sons, G. Wayne of North Anson, Maine, Charles of Florida and James Rugh of Export; two daughters, Louise Bowler of Export and Betty Rugh of Overland Park, Kan.; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Edwin N. Wolfe Funeral Home. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Larry Dunster officiating. Interment will be at Hills Church Cemetery, Export.

Knight
Walter C. Knight, 57, of Murrysville died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. He was born March 26, 1940, in Wheatland, Wyo., son of the late Edith Knight and Donald Saunders. A 1964 graduate of San Jose University, San Jose, Calif., he was a retired metallurgist for USX with 33 years of service in Pittsburgh. He was a member of various professional groups and was an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife, Judie Riggs Knight; a daughter, Kimberly Plant and her husband, Dave, of Atlanta, Ga.; and a son, David Knight and his wife, Beth, of Export Memorial donations may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation or American Cancer Society.

Anna Kocak
Anna Kocak, 91, of Export, died June 7, at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. She was born Feb. 17, 1907 in Czechoslovakia and was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Kocak. Surviving is a daughter, Mary Oravec, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Gene Corl Funeral Home in Monroeville. A Mass will be at St. Bernadette Church in Monroeville, today, (Wednes-day) at 10:30 a.m.

Anna Marie Coyne
Anna Marie Carroll Coyne, 77, of Monroeville, formerly of Oakland, died May 30, 1998, in Naperville, Ill. Born June 8, 1920, she was the daughter of Joseph F. and Nellie Irene Lang Carroll. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Coyne; a son, Brother Edward T. Coyne OFM Cap.; a grandson, Bryan Coyne; and a sister, Betty Jane Carroll. She is survived by three daughters, Carole Pastrick and her husband, David, of Naperville, Ill, Mary Gajdos and her husband, Steve, of Murraysville and Ellen Coyne of Santa Barbara, Calif.; four sons, Paul J. Coyne of Pittsburgh, Thomas P. and Lawrence M. Coyne of Lavonia, Mich. and James D. Coyne of Torrance; and 11 grandchildren. Mass was held at St. Bernadette Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Pittsburgh.

Bauer
Robert Bauer, 77 of Murrysville, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Feb. 13, 1999, in Forbes Regional Health Center. He was born October 23, 1921, in Lucinda, Pa., a son of the late Frank and Agnes Dechant Bauer. Before retiring, Mr. Bauer worked as the store manger for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Al Bauer. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Pauline Kornoski Bauer. Mr. Bauer is also survived by one son, Robert H. Jr. of McKeesport; two daughers, Paulette Germer of Kent, Ohio and Joyce Krava of Farmington, Mich. Also surviving are two brothers, Francis and Charlie Bauer, four sisters, Madeline Martina, Geraldine and Evelyn and six grandchildren, Michelle, Erika, Joel, Glen, Bethany and Robby. Friends were received at Shirley-Kukich Funeral Home in North Huntingdon. A Funeral mass was held at St. Agnes Church in North Huntingdon. Burial was in New St. Jospeh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon, Pa. 15642.

Devan
Helen M. Devan, 87, of Delmont, died Friday, Feb. 12, 1999. She was born Dec. 30, 1911, in Youngwood, a daugther of the late Julius and Lucy Ellsworth Shipley. She was a charter member of the Delmont Fireman's Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husabnd, Kenneth; a daughter, Nancy Mika; three brothers, Andrew, Edward and Elmer; and a sister, Alice Dayner. Surviving are a daughter, Marlene Mahinkse and husband, Stanley A. "Bucky" of Export; a son-in-law, Edward "Duke" Mika of Export; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Edwin Wolfe Funeral Home in Export. A service was hled in the funeral home with the Rev. James Wagner officiating. Burial was in Ross Cemetery, Hopwood, Pa.

Pascoe
Cecelia K. Pasco, 70, of Murrysville died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, at home. She was born Nov. 20, 1928, a daughter of the late William V. and Anna E. Girman Kovaly. She was a member of Mother of Sorrows Church since 1955 and had been an active member in the Murrysville community. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Joe R. Pascoe; a son, Joel C. Pascoe of Clarksburg, Pa.; a daughter, Suzanne P. Adams, of Frederick, Md.; a sister, Anna Mae Hornak, of Forest Hills, and five grandchildren. Friends will be received at the John T. Hart Funeral Home, Murrysville, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in Mother of Sorrows Church with the Rev. Joseph Trupkovich officiating. Interment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park.

Walker
Sandra V. Walker, 37, of Murrysville died Sunday, Feb. 14, 1999, in Forbes Regional Health System hospital, Monroeville. She was born July 8, 1961, in New Kensington, a daughter of Chester E. and Carol A. McCracken Hetrick. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Murrysville, Mary Circle, and worked with the church childrens' preschool program. She also served as a homeroom mom. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Thomas M. Walker; a daughter, Kayla; a son, Michael; and a sister, Laura Moran of McMurray. Friends will be received at the John T. Hart Funeral Home, Murrysville, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. William Mock officiating. Interment will follow at Murrysville Cemetery.

Gallippi
Anna B. Gallippi, 84, of Carmichael, Calif., formerly of Monroeville, died Feb. 8, 1999, at San Juan Mercy Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Gallippi. Surviving are her children, Joseph, Michael and Robert Gallippi; a sister, Sophia Jatko; a brother, Walter Seydor; and five grandchildren. Friends were received at Corl Funeral Home. Services were held at St. Bernadette Church. Interment was at Good Shepherd Cemetery.

Gratz
William J. Gratz of Monroeville died at Beverly Health Care Center. Born in Whitaker, the son of Michael and Marie (Karch) Gratz, he was a retired welder with Westinghouse Corp. and a member of St. Colman Catholic Church. Surviving are his children, William Gratz of Pittsburgh, Martha Knight of McKeesport, Richard Gratz of North Versailles, Raymond Gratz of Alabama, David Gratz of Tampa, Fla., Frances Walter of Turtle Creek and Carol Ann Groves of Allison; a sister, Eleanor McGinnis; two brothers, John Gretz and Edward Gratz; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Gene Van Horn Funeral Home. Services were at St. Colman Church with the Rev. John Geinzer officiating. Interment was at Good Shepherd Cemetery.

Hansel
Lillian Hansel, 73, of Holmes Beach, Fla., formerly of Wilkinsburg and the Garden City section of Monroeville, died Feb. 10, 1999. Born in Wilkinsburg, she was the daughter of Josephine McDonald Powell and the late Karl Jacobs. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hulme. Besides her mother, she is survived by her children, Richard Hulme of Missoula, Mont., John Hulme of Gardner, Mont., Linda Bailey of Monroeville and Judy Brink of Lock Haven; a sister, Mildred Hamm; a brother, Carl Jacobs of Buffalo, N.Y.; and five grandchildren. Friends were received at Jobe Funeral Home, where services were held with the Rev. Dr. Arthur Campbell officiating. Interment was at Union Cemetery.

Loreski
Mildred McCoy Loreski, 84, formerly of Turtle Creek, died Feb. 10, 1999, at Kane Regional Center, where she had lived since 1990. Mrs. Loreski was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Loreski. Surviving are her children, Eugene McCoy of Washington, Robert McCoy of Arizona, Virginia Siskos of Florida, Richard McCoy of Pitcairn and Raymond McCoy of Trafford; a sister, Rene Bock of Monroeville; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home. Mass was at St. Colman Church. Interment was at Church Hill Cemetery.

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