Mildred L. Seaman
Lifelong resident of Monongahela
Mildred Louise Seaman, 94, of Monongahela, died Thursday, April 9, 1998.
She was born September 13, 1903, in Monongahela, a daughter of Harry B. and Bessie Hughes Simpson.
Mrs. Seaman was a lifelong resident of Monongahela where she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was a graduate of Monongahela High School.
She was formerly employed at the Hills Dress Shop and Abels Clothing Store both of Monongahela.
Surviving are two daughters, Bettie Bakewell and Sally Woods, both of Monongahela; a son, Thomas Seaman of Pleasant Hills; seven grandchildren, Bettie Ann Seighman, Cathie Podroskey, John Woods, Amy Lyn Quigley, Patty Parnell, Mandy Seaman, and Shawn Seaman; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Deceased are her husband, Eugene T. Seaman, who died December 26, 1983; a grandson, William Bakewell; and two brothers, R. Harold Simpson and R. Kenneth Simpson.
Life Member of Disabled American Veterans
Arleigh Zimmerman, 59, of Waynesburg R.D.3, died at 12:59 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 1998, in Washington Hospital.
He was born May 4, 1938, in Waynesburg, a son of the late Franklin Wayne Zimmerman Sr. and Dorothy Marie Roberts Zimmerman.
Mr. Zimmerman worked on several farms in the Waynesburg area, including Orndoff's Horse Farm, and had lived in the Waynesburg area most of his life except for a few years in Ohio.
He had served in the U.S. Navy, was a life member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 123, Waynesburg, and was a social member of the Waynesburg VFW 4793.
On September 12, 1982, he married Marsha C. Roberts, who survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Karen and Sharon Zimmerman both of Florida, Dorothy Zimmerman of Erie and Aggie Zimmerman at home; three sons, David Zimmerman of Florida, Frankie Teets of Waynesburg and Ulysses Zimmerman at home; two sisters, Elizabeth Wise of New Freeport and Martha Ann Long of Garards Fort; three brothers, Francis Zimmerman of Waynesburg, Frank Zimmerman of Struthers, Ohio, and Richard Zimmerman of Warren, Ohio.
Deceased are a son, Wayne Eddy; and two brothers, Billy and Charles Zimmerman.
Linda D. Kennedy
Avid dart player
Linda D. Kennedy, 49, of Marra Avenue, Washington, died at 3:20 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 1998, in the UPMC-Presbytyerian, Pittsburgh. She had been ill since August 1997.
Born November 17, 1948, in Washington, she was a daughter of the late James Homer and Shirley Ann Coffield Fretz.
Mrs. Kennedy, a homemaker, was a social member of VFW Post 927, Hawkins Post Home, where she played darts and also Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 687, where she also played darts .
She attended Canon-McMillan High School.
On November 29, 1986, she married Ralph James Kennedy, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Leo James McIntyre Jr. of Canonsburg, David Paul McIntyre of Canonsburg and Freedom Lee Greely of Washington; two daughters, Jamie Lynn Glendenning of Washington and Niki Lee Greely of Washington; two stepdaughters, Amy Jo Kennedy and Kelley Jean Kennedy, both of Washington; two brothers, Bill Lowe of Washington and John Lowe of Ohio; four sisters, Jacqueline Zetkovich of Washington, Georgeanna Byrnes of Marianna, Shirley Ann Fretz of Joliet Ill., and Robin Sue Spalla of Erie; seven grandchildren, Alicia Lynn Klinhans, Keely Ann Glendenning, Kolby James Glendenning, Leo Adam "Boomer" McIntyre, Kyle Caldwell, Thomas A. Wormsley and Dalton Toland.
Deceased is a granddaughter, Leah Lynn Glendenning; and a brother, Dennis William Fretz.
Czech-born WWII veteran was Pitt grad
George Belic, 78, of Monongahela, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in Meade Manor, Monongahela.
He was born February 11, 1920, in Czechoslovakia, a son of Charles and Helen Blaint Belic.
Mr. Belic was a 1942 graduate of Monongahela High School and a 1952 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering and Business Administration. He retired in 1988 from Metallurgical Service & Supply Inc. of McKees Rocks.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II.
He was very active in the Mon Valley Golden Panthers chapter and was a 25-year member of the University Club of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Belic was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Monongahela; American Legion, Frank Downer Post 302; and the BPO Elks Lodge 455 and its golf league, both of Monongahela.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Malyuk Belic, with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage July 11, 1997.
Also surviving are several brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.
Ruth P. Gordon
Active in Girl Scouting and the Bentleyville PTA
Ruth P. Gordon, 79, of Charleroi, formerly of Bentleyville, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Mon Valley Hospital.
She was born July 1, 1918, in West Pike Run Township, a daughter of George W. and Flora Belle Ball Lucy.
Mrs. Gordon was Protestant and a 1937 graduate of the Ellsworth-Cokeburg High School.
She was very active with the Bentworth PTA and for a number of years was a leader for the Girls Scouts of Southwestern Pennsylvania and also a leader of Girl Scouts in Bentleyville.
Surviving are three daughters, Susan Joyce Gordon of Mars, Sally Jo Gordon of Washington, and Sherry Jane Baciak of Charleroi; a sister, Bernice Shazer of Uniontown; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren;
Deceased are her first husband, Stanley Ames, who died in 1943, and her second husband, Joseph P. Gordon, in 1990; two daughters, Julie Ann Gordon in 1951, and Beverly Ames Warner in 1965; three brothers, George, Joseph and Earnest Lucy; four sisters, Rhetta Lucy, Phoebe Crawford, Frances Epling and Ethel Monk.
Stella Mae Kirk
Stella Mae Kirk, 76, of Finleyville, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in Mon Valley Hospital.
She was born July 7, 1921, in Peters Township, a daughter of Andrew and Mae Bradburn Burgan.
Mrs. Kirk was a homemaker and was Methodist.
Surviving are two sons, Charles L. Kirk Jr. of Fontana, Calf., and William A. Kirk of Finleyville; three daughters, Norma J. Handrea of Finleyville; Juanita M. Sabrese of Richeyville, and Beverly G. Todd of Burgettstown; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Lucy B. Lemmon
Former school nurse for Waynesburg School District
Lucy B. Lemmon, 90, of 429 West Poplar Street, Grove City, died Monday, April 13, 1998, in Countryside Convalescent Center, Mercer.
She was born August 17, 1907, in Three Forks, Mont., a daughter of Antrim E. Barnes Sr. and Lucinda Marshall Barnes.
Mrs. Lemmon was a graduate of East High School, Cleveland, Ohio, and was a descendent of a well-known pioneer family in Montana that built the first hotel in the Yellowstone National Park.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg, a member of the first graduating class with a B.S. in nursing from Case Western University, Cleveland, and a member of the Pennsylvania Cremation and Memorial Society.
During World War II, she taught home health care for the American Red Cross and was a nurse for the Waynesburg School District from 1954 to 1972.
Surviving are two daughters, Marcia Schultz of Grove City, and Sarah Ann Magnotti of Bethel Park; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are her husband, Edward S. Lemmon who died in 1972; and one brother.
There is no visitation. A memorial service will be conducted in Waynesburg at the convenience of the family.
Paul V. Price
Former Canonsburg resident, Korea veteran
Paul V. Price, 68, of Sewickley, formerly of Canonsburg, died on Monday, April 13, 1998, at Allegheny University Hospitals-Pittsburgh.
He was a Korean War veteran and was a retired food and beverage manager.
Surviving are his wife, Agie O'Donnell Price; his mother, Veronica Price of Washington; three daughters, Alana Urban of Cranberry Township, Lori Russell of Ross Township, and Lynne Boehmer of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sons, Paul Price and Patrick Price, both of Brighton Heights; and eight grandchildren.
Irma C. Rennie
Red Cross home health nursing instructor
Irma C. Rennie, 87, of Greensburg, formerly of Uniontown, died Monday, April 13, 1998, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg.
She was born May 22, 1910, in Blairsville, a daughter of Loron Cecil and Anna Sarah Mayhood Smith.
Mrs. Rennie was a member of the Third Presbyterian Church in Uniontown, a member of Christian Fellowship Sunday school class, Women's Circle, and the Sewing Circle.
She was a 1938 graduate of the Uniontown Hospital School of Nursing, and was a home health nursing instructor for the American Red Cross.
Surviving are four sons, James Rennie of Dublin, Ohio; Richard Rennie of Uniontown, Charles Rennie of Chester Springs, and Thomas Rennie of Stevens; three daughters, Nancy Synowiec of Evansville, Ind., Rebecca Collier of Irwin, and Jean Vig of Huntington, W.Va.; 18 grandchildren; a brother Paul H. Smith of Blairsville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Deceased are her husband, Robert D. Rennie, who died in 1990; and two brothers, Earl A. and F. Cecil Smith.
Samuel F. Sprando
Burgettstown man was a well known area musician
Samuel Francis Sprando, 47, formerly of Burgettstown, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in the Christopher's Personal Care Home of Washington, where he had been living.
He was born April 2, 1951, in Washington, a son of Wanda Gavazzi Sprando of Bulger, and the late Sam "Santo" Sprando, who died July 15, 1983.
Mr. Sprando attended Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School and Burgettstown High School, class of 1969, and was a graduate of Penn Commercial College of Washington.
Mr. Sprando was a well known area musician. He played for many years with Buddy Sharp and the Shakers during the '70s.
Surviving in addition to his mother, are two sisters, Sandra Lee Sprando De Vetis of Hickory, and Joanne Angela Sprando Shergi of Acme; a niece, Angela De Vetis Minton of Canonsburg; and two nephews, John Alan Shergi of Indianapolis, Ind., and John Salvatore De Vetis of Houston.
Rose Marie Visnesky
Rose Marie Visnesky, 61, of Box 12, Carmichaels R.D. 3, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in Greene County Memorial Hospital.
She was born December 20, 1936, in Labelle, a daughter of the late Fred and Velma Colbert Ross.
Mrs. Visnesky was Presbyterian.
On July 16, 1965, she married Ralph "J.R." Visnesky, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Christina Knestrick of Nemacolin, and Angela Visnesky of Charlotte, N.C.; three brothers, Anthony Ross of Mather, John and Joseph Ross, both of Brownsville; one sister, Ginger Lesako of Brownsville; and two granddaughters, Jennifer Knestrick and Amber Knestrick.
Deceased is a sister, Darlene Fields.
Madlyn V. Ferencak
Retired Jefferson-Morgan cafeteria manager
Madlyn V. Ferencak, 74, of Mather, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
She was born July 22, 1923, in Mather, a daughter of William J. Ferencak Sr. and Helen G. Komer Ferencak.
Ms. Ferencak was manager of Jefferson-Morgan High School cafeteria for several years until her retirement. She lived all of her life in Mather and was a member of St. Marcellus Roman Catholic Church, Jefferson.
Surviving are fours sisters, Dorothy Greco and Ann M. Kelly, both of Baltimore, Md., Dolores Rygle of Cleveland, Ohio, and Darlene Knapik of Clarksville; four brothers, Charles Ferencak of Mather, George Ferencak of Coraopolis, Steve Ferencak of Orlando, Fla., and James Ferencak of Bedford, Ohio.
Deceased are a sister, Margaret Kornick; and three brothers, John Ferencak, William J. Ferencak Jr. and Robert "Butch" Ferencak.
Freda J. Holland
Worked for Burgettstown drugstore
Freda J. Holland, 89, of Burgettstown, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in her home.
She was born September 3, 1908, in Follansbee, W.Va., a daughter of Fletcher and Minnie McCoy Call.
Mrs. Holland worked for Core's drugstore in Burgettstown for many years.
Surviving are three daughters, Carol Holland Helen Owings, both of Burgettstown, and Donna Noah of Rockwell, Texas; two sons, Glen and Ray; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a sister, Rebecca Dhayer of Sun City, Ariz.; and a brother, Kenneth Call of Paris.
Deceased are her husband, Carl C. Holland Sr., who died September 29, 1971; two sons, Carl C. Holland Jr., who died in the Korean War, and Earl Holland, who died in 1987; five sisters and five brothers.
Charles H. Langley
Former maintenance supervisor at bakery
Charles H. Langley, 91, of Fulton Road, Canonsburg, formerly of Lantana, Fla., and Syracuse, N.Y., died at 3 a.m. Monday, April 13, 1998, in ManorCare Nursing Home, McMurray.
He was born October 18, 1906, in Plainville, N.Y., a son of Frederick and Mary Hayden Langley Greene.
On July 4, 1938, he married Ruth E. Cook Thater, who died December 21, 1982.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Stier of Grant, Fla., and Linda Kaczmarek of Duluth, Ga.; a son, Henry T. Langley of Canonsburg, with whom he resided until a recent brief illness; a stepson, Robert Thater of Riverdale, Ga.; and 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Holy Spirit Church, Palm Beach Memorial Park, Lantana, Fla. Memorial services will be at a later date in Lantana.
Kenneth W. McDonald
Retired Claysville welder was Vietnam veteran
Kenneth Wayne McDonald, 58, of Claysvile, died at 8:22 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in his home, after being ill since September 1996.
He was born January 30, 1940, in Donegal Township, a son of Paul Coburn and Margaret Elizabeth Hancher McDonald of Claysville R.D.2, and had resided in Donegal Township all of his life.
Mr. McDonald was Protestant and was a 1968 graduate of West Alexander High School.
He formerly was employed by Washington Steel Corp. and Wolfe Construction, and was a former welder with the Ironworkers Union, last employed by Blaw Knox Corp. in Wheeling, W.Va., for 22 years prior to retiring in 1993 due to disability and illness.
Mr. McDonald was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served with the U.S. Army as a specialist 4 in the 160th Signal Group.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a daughter, Stacy S. McDonald, at home; a sister, Julia Ann "Judy" Hunter of West Alexander R.D.1; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, Paul Gary McDonald.
Incorrect information appeared in the obituary of Kenneth W. McDonald, published Thursday. He graduated from West Alexander High School in 1958.
Adam Miller Sr.
Burgettstown man retired from tractor sales
Adam Miller Sr., 81, of Erie Mine, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in his home.
He was born September 4, 1916, in Imperial, a son of Joseph and Luba Sedmak Miller.
Prior to retirement, Mr. Miller was employed by Turner Tractor Sales and Service in Coraopolis.
He was a member of Burgettstown Senior Citizens and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Burgettstown.
Surviving are two sons, Adams Miller Jr. of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Raymond A. Miller of Burgettstown; a sister, Ann Rupprecht of Carnegie; and five grandchildren, R.J., Adam, Ashley and Lori Miller and Sherry Macenteer.
Deceased are his wife, Ethel H. Miller, who died January 19, 1989; and several brothers and sisters.
INCORRECT information appeared in the obituary of Adam Miller Sr., published Thursday. The name of one of his sons, Adam Miller Jr., appeared incorrectly.
John T. Morris
Recently retired from Kuhn Flooring
John T. "Peewee" Morris, 62, of Marianna, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in Washington Hospital, following a brief illness.
He was born January 18, 1936, in Dunbar, a son of Levi and Maude Pinkney Morris.
Mr. Morris attended Marianna area schools before serving in the U.S. Army for several years.
He was employed by Bethlehem Mines Corp., Mine No. 58, for more than 18 years and later by Kuhn Flooring, from which he recently retired.
Mr. Morris enjoyed gardening, fishing and the outdoors.
On October 17, 1964, he married Joan Bane, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Nancy Wicks of Washington; a son, John L. Morris of Marianna; five sisters, Edna May Renno of Butler, Thelma Hutchinson of Marianna, Shirley Raticia of Denbo, Barbara Adamson and Deatra Bennington, both of Marianna; three brothers, Kenny Morris of Mather, Edward Morris of Clarksville and Robert Morris of Marianna; three grandchildren, Jonathan and Joshua Wicks and Elizabeth Morris; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a brother, Abram Morris; and a sister, Dolly Leonard.
John W. Pascoe
U.S. Navy veteran of World War II
John W. Pascoe, 77, of Midway, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in his home.
Born June 15, 1920, in McDonald, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Pascoe.
Mr. Pascoe was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of McDonald VFW and the American Legion.
Surviving are his wife, Elvira Mae Pascoe; a daughter, Amy Bishop of Reading; two granddaughters; a sister; two brothers; a stepdaughter, Vanessa Lee of Dallas, Texas; three stepsons, James VanGorder of Jacksonville, N.C., Fred VanGorder of Haulock, N.C., and Lester VanGorder of Langeloth; and 12 step-grandchildren.
Elysbeth J. Redd
Member of Grace Brethren Church
Elysbeth J. Redd, 55, of Washington, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 15, 1998, at her home.
She was born April 3, 1943, in Washington, a daughter of James B. and Marguerite Wick Redd of Amwell Township, who survive.
Mrs. Redd graduated from Trinity High School in 1961 and attended two years of nurse's training.
Miss Redd was a member of Grace Brethren Church, Washington and was active in the Order of Eastern Star and Rainbow.
She enjoyed painting.
Surviving are a brother, Rea Redd ; two sisters, Vaughn Walters and Susan Miles, all of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, J. Baker Redd.
Eliza J. Towner
Business Forms Inc., Monongahela, retiree
Eliza J. Towner, 77, of Monongahela, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in Haven Crest Nursing Home, Carroll Township.
She was born August 31, 1920, in Monongahela, a daughter of J. Albert and Bertha Isaac Spence.
Mrs. Towner was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Monongahela.
She retired in 1982 after 29 years of employment at Business Forms Inc. in Monongahela.
Surviving is her husband, William E. Towner, with whom she celebrated 56 years of marriage on September 8, 1997.
Also surviving are two sons, William B. Towner of Atlanta, Ga., and Kenneth W. Towner of Forward Township; five grandchildren, Bob, Dan, Tara and Katie Towner and Jennifer Martin; three great-grandchildren; a brother, J. Albert Spence of Baldwin; and a sister, Norma Simmen of Monongahela.
Deceased is a sister, Margaret Lape.
The obituary of Eliza J. Towner, published Thursday, should have stated that a brother, Paul Spence of Hudson, Fla. survives.
Mary O. Woodford
Was a cook at Pine Lawn Home, Houston
Mary O. Woodford, 83, of Patsch Street, Houston, died Monday, April 13, 1998, at South Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born June 4, 1914, in Madisonville, Ky., a daughter of Jesse and Johnnie Fletcher Jordan.
Mrs. Woodford had been a cook at Pine Lawn Home, Houston.
Surviving are two daughters, Gwendolyn Burgess of Florida and Leola Woodford of Houston; three grandchildren, Jessica Woodford, Kylie Burgess and Alicia Davis; and one great-granddaughter.
Deceased are her husband, Lee Woodford, and a daughter, Hazel Woodford.
Services and interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Stanley J. Zolnierzak
Pastor emeritus of St. Hilary Church
The Rev. Stanley J. Zolnierzak, 87, pastor emeritus of St. Hilary Church, Washington, died at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 1998, in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. He resided at St. John Vianney Manor in Crafton.
He was born November 17, 1910, in Braddock, a son of Frank and Stella Lelinski Zolnierzak.
He attended Sacred Heart School, Braddock, and graduated from Duquesne Prep School in 1928. He received his bachelor's degree from Duquesne University in 1932 and was ordained into the priesthood at St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, by Bishop Hugh Boyle on June 14, 1936.
He served as parochial vicar (assistant pastor) at St. Hilary from 1936 to 1937. He served at St. Josaphat in Pittsburgh from 1937 to 1942 and at St. Mary, New Kensington, from 1942 to 1946. From 1946 to 1948, he was past pastor of three parishes in the Indiana County communities of Iselin, Aultman and McIntyre. He was pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Natrona Heights, from 1948 to 1958.
Father Zolnierzak became pastor of St. Hilary after the death of the Rev. Andrew Zapora in a rectory fire in 1958, and served until his retirement in 1986. He was only the third pastor in the parish's history and was responsible for building the present church, which was dedicated in 1967. The parish convent, which is now the rectory, also was built during his pastorate.
Surviving are one brother, Edward Zolnierzak, and three sisters, Cecelia Owen, Mary Blasik and Irene Bielec, all of Pittsburgh, and several nieces and nephews.
Two brothers, Chester and Henry Zolnierzak, are deceased.
Veteran of World War II received Purple Heart
Antonio Bartolotta, 85, of Monongahela, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in Country Care Manor, Fayette City.
He was born July 4, 1912, in Monongahela, a son of Vincenzo and Julia Sarnoskie Bartolotta.
Mr. Bartolotta lived most of his life in Monongahela, where he was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Central European Campaign and the invasion of Normandy. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Mr. Bartolotta retired from Monongahela Cemetery and was formerly employed at U.S. Steel's Donora Works.
Surviving are a sister, Mary Bartolotta Pomponio of Charleroi; and a brother, Fred Bartolotta of Washington.
Deceased are his wife, Jean M. Pippert Bartolotta, who died October 20, 1986; four brothers, Steve, Frank, Ernest and Alfred "Rudy" Bartolotta; and three sisters, Clair, Catherine and Margaret Bartolotta.
Ethel L. Bish
Former Burgettstown resident
Ethel L. Bish, 83, of Washington, formerly of Burgettstown, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in Greenery Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Canonsburg.
She was born July 8, 1914, in Midway, a daughter of Clifford and Ruth Ayers Wade.
Mrs. Bish was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Senior Care Center Auxiliary, Washington Hospital Auxiliary and Washington County Historical Society, all of Washington, Fort Vance Historical Society of Burgettstown and the American Cancer Society.
Surviving are a son, John R. Bish of Stow, Ohio; a daughter, Darla DeVaux of Baltimore; two granddaughters, Alissa Lynn and Kara Ann Bish; and a sister, Betty Sestak of Hagerstown, Md.
Deceased is her husband, George S. Bish, who died November 5, 1984.
Navy veteran belonged to Center United Presbyterian Church
William Bish, 77, of Midway, died Tuesday, August 18, 1998, in Allegheny University Hospitals-Canonsburg.
He was born March 4, 1921, in Midway, a son of Charles H. and Mary Burns Bish.
Mr. Bish was a member of Center United Presbyterian Church of Midway and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He also was a retired maintenance manager for Fort Cherry School District.
Surviving are his wife, Jean Smith Bish; two sons, David Bish of North Hills and Larry Bish of Midway; two sisters, Gladys Nourigat of Midway and Dorothy Bayley of Edinboro; and four grandchildren.
Raymond A. Campbell
Owned Ray's Esso Service Station for 30 years
Raymond A. Campbell, 76, of Finleyville, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Aspinwall.
Born September 5, 1921, in Black Diamond, he was a son of Adam and Ellen L. Garbett Campbell.
Mr. Campbell, an avid golfer, was the owner of Ray's Esso Service Station, at Route 88 and Brownsville Road in Library, for 30 years.
He was an Army sergeant during World War II and was also a prisoner of war.
Surviving are his wife, Edna L. Miller Campbell; a daughter, Nancy L. Thomson of Pittsburgh; a son, David R. Campbell of Crestview, Fla.; a sister, Dorothy Hasbach of Pittsburgh; and a granddaughter, Michelle.
Roy E. Crile Sr.
Former West Bethlehem Township supervisor
Roy E. "Chuck" Crile Sr., 67, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in his home.
He was born March 1, 1931, in West Bethlehem Township, a son of Leroy and Minnie Edgar Crile.
Mr. Crile attended West Bethlehem area schools and had been employed by Bethlehem Mines Corp., Mine 58, for more than 20 years. He also had been a township supervisor for West Bethlehem Township.
Mr. Crile was a veteran of the Korean conflict, serving with the U. S. Army from 1952 to 1954, and was a member of American Legion Post 391 of Fredericktown.
On March 16, 1953, he married Blanche Briggs, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, S. Christine Sakel of Marianna; three sons, Roy Crile Jr. of Beallsville, Robert Crile of Richmond, Va., and Lee Crile of Richeyville; two brothers, Clark and Paul Crile, both of Marianna; six grandchildren, Jamie, Joseph and Christina Sakel, and Tara, Moranda and Marena Crile; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a brother, Joe Crile; and a sister, Evelyn Greene.
John F. Litle Jr.
Won the 1993 Ohio Hotelier of the Year Award
John F. Litle Jr., 51, of Zanesville, Ohio, died at 10:20 a.m. Monday, April 13, 1998, in Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, after a short illness.
Born June 30, 1946, in Washington, he was a son of the late J. Francis Sr. and Ruth Kurtz Litle.
Mr. Litle was owner and CEO of Buckeye Motor Lodge, DBA Holiday Inn of Zanesville. He was a member of the Zanesville Rotary Club, Rosecrans Academic Boosters and the Ohio Hotel and Motel Association.
He was a charter board member of the Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau, a member of the International Association of Holiday Inns and was a 1993 Ohio Hotelier of the Year. Mr. Litle and his Holiday Inn family received the Quality Excellence Award in 1994, 1995 and 1996.
Mr. Litle was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in the Vietnam War aboard the USS Shangri-La.
Surviving are his wife, Denise E. Wein Litle, whom he married March 31, 1979; a daughter, April M. Litle, at home; a son, John F. Litle III, at home; two sisters, Anne Poulet of Boston, Mass., and Mary V. Litle of Columbus, Ohio; and a brother, David K. Litle of Granville, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rosecrans Academy Boosters Hall of Fame Fund.
Burial was Thursday, April 16, in Zanesville.
Robert H. Miller
Member of Washington Street Methodist Church
Robert H. Miller, 61, of Waynesburg R.D.5, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in his home.
He was born March 10, 1937, in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Rev. William H. Miller and Flo McLaughlin Miller Taylor of Waynesburg.
Mr. Miller was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during peacetime and for most of his life worked in construction for several different companies.
He was a member of Washington Street Methodist Church, Waynesburg.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his stepfather, Darrell H. Taylor of Waynesburg; two sons, Rob Miller of Waynesburg and Todd Miller of Seabrook, N.H.; two grandchildren, Amy and Chris Miller; and two half brothers, Paul Taylor of Potomac, Md., and Ralph Taylor of Hanson, Mass.
Formerly of Canonsburg
Nancy Pantely, 87, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., formerly of Canonsburg, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, after a brief illness.
She was born April 25, 1910, a daughter of Frank and Mary Mento.
Her husband, Michael Pantely, is deceased.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara McConnell of Pembroke Pines; a son, Michael Pantely of Eighty Four; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, George Pantely and Frank Pantely; and a daughter, Sophia Thomas.
Services and burial are Friday in Dade Memorial Park, Miami, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice House, Pembroke Pines General Hospital, 2301 North University Drive, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Michael R. Peel
Electrical engineer worked for IBM, America-On-Line
Michael Ralph Peel, 37, of Manassas, Va., formerly of Washington, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md., following a 20-year battle with kidney disease.
He was born March 29, 1961, in Washington, the son of Carol Manes Peel of Washington and the late Lester C. Peel.
He was a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church of Washington.
He was a graduate of Trinity High School, Washington, and a 1984 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, with a degree in electrical engineering.
Following graduation, Mr. Peel worked for IBM as an associate engineer. In 1987, he was promoted to senior associate engineer. In 1989, he became staff engineer/senior associate engineer. In 1992, he became a staff engineer for Loral Federal Systems, IBM, in Manassas. From 1995 until January 1997, he worked as a consultant for Quality & Systems Software Inc. In 1997, he became a senior software engineer for America-On-Line in Reston, Va.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are a sister, Linda Sue Peel of Pittsburgh; his maternal grandfather, Ralph Manes of Washington; an aunt, Nancy Walker of Washington; and several cousins.
Elysabeth J. Redd
Member of Grace Brethren Church, Eastern Star
Elysabeth J. Redd, 55, of Washington, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 15, 1998, in her home.
She was born April 3, 1943, in Washington, a daughter of James B. and Marguerite Wick Redd of Amwell Township.
She graduated from Trinity High School in 1961 and attended two years of nurse's training.
Miss Redd was a member of Grace Brethren Church, Washington, and was active in the Order of Eastern Star and Rainbow.
She enjoyed painting.
Surviving are a brother, Rea Redd of Washington; two sisters, Vaughn Walters and Susan Miles, both of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, J. Baker Redd.
William G. Stewart
Retired chief executive officer of Cyclops Corp.
William G. Stewart, 90, retired chief executive officer of Cyclops Corp., died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in the Medical Center at Friendship Village.
He was born March 20, 1908, in Washington, a son of Lawrence and Lulu Stewart.
He was a graduate of East Washington High School and graduated in 1929 from Washington and Jefferson College, where he was later awarded an honorary doctorate. He was member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Mr. Stewart joined Universal Cyclops Steel Corp. in 1929 and served as assistant treasurer and vice president before being named president in 1955. He was named to the newly created position of chairman of the board in 1972 and continued as the company's CEO.
After his retirement from Cyclops in 1973, he was involved in coal, oil and gas development.
Mr. Stewart was involved in a number of charitable projects in Washington County.
He was a member of the executive committee of the American Iron and Steel Institute and served on the board of trustees of W&J College in the 1950s. He established the Walter Hudson Baker Scholarship Fund at W&J. He was also a member of First Presbyterian Church, Washington; the St. Clair, Laurel Valley, Card Sound and Rolling Rock country clubs and the Duquesne Club. He was a longtime winter resident of the Ocean Reef Club in North Key Largo, Florida.
He lived in Washington until moving to Friendship Village in 1987.
He was married June 13, 1929, to Katharine Duncan, who died in 1994.
Surviving are one son, Dr. William G. Stewart Jr. of Philadelphia; one daughter, Jane Stewart Silbaugh of Beaufort, S.C.; one brother, John L. Stewart of Upper St. Clair, who was also associated with Cyclops; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Harriet Stewart Linn, died in 1967. Two brothers, George R. and Lawrence Stewart, are also deceased.
Gayle M. Tebay
Elementary school teacher
Gayle M. Tebay, 76, of 479 South Eberhart Road, Butler, died at 2:58 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Butler Memorial Hospital.
She was born June 9, 1921, in Washington, a daughter of Brady and Edna Switzer Marble.
Mrs. Tebay was an elementary school teacher and taught in Washington, Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh and the Northwest School in Butler. She graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1943.
Mrs. Tebay was a member of St. Andrews United Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school, directed youth choirs and led youth musical programs.
She also was a member of Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges.
Surviving are her husband, William R. Tebay, whom she married in 1945; two sons, James Tebay of Atlanta, Ga., and Scott Tebay of Butler; and four grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister.
James H. Uphold
Member of Grace Chapel United Methodist Church
James H. Uphold III, 19, of Confluence, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998, at Uniontown Hospital after an illness.
He was born February 24, 1979, in Meyersdale, a son of James H. "Butch" Uphold Jr. and Luann Leon Uphold of Confluence.
Mr. Uphold was a member of Grace Chapel United Methodist Church of Confluence.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his maternal grandparents, Louis and Rachel Leon of Canonsburg; paternal grandparents, James H. and Betty Uphold of Confluence; paternal great-grandmother, Alice Uphold of Confluence; and two sisters, Echo Uphold of Confluence and Harmony Uphold Swaney of Farmington.
He made his home with Lisa Worton of Confluence.
Virginia L. Evanoka
Retired florist was member of Hill Church
Virginia L. Evanoka, 75, of 419 Linden Road, Canonsburg, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in her home.
She was born October 28, 1922, in Canonsburg, a daughter of Robert and Ottie Crist Hixon.
Mrs. Evanoka was a retired florist, who had worked for several area floral shops. She was a member of the Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church.
On December 31, 1947, she married John Evanoka, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mark Evanoka of Lawrence and John Evanoka of East Amherst, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Brian, Kristin, Megan, Adam and Mark Allan Evanoka.
A brother, Robert Hixon, is deceased.
Jason R. Hadix
Employed by John Miller and Son Brick and Block
Jason R. Hadix, 21, of 217 Western Avenue, Houston, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in Cecil Township, as a result of a motorcycle accident.
He was born July 7, 1976, in Pittsburgh, a son of Bernard Hadix of Pittsburgh and Donna Smelko Hadix of Houston.
Mr. Hadix attended Canon-McMillan schools and was employed by John Miller and Son Brick And Block Contracting.
Surviving are a sister, Crystal Hadix of Houston; his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Dorothy Smelko of Cecil Township; his maternal great-grandmother, Annie Walters of Cuddy; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Lola M. Hails
Fallowfield resident enjoyed helping others
Lola M. Hails, 68, of Bentleyville (Fallowfield Township), died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 1998, in Washington Hospital.
She was born June 15, 1929, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Charles and Marion Neimi Starr.
Mrs. Hails enjoyed crocheting, gardening, helping others and walking in the park with her husband.
On April 3, 1946, she married John R. "Jack" Hails Sr., who survives, and with whom she celebrated their 52nd anniversary.
Surviving are nine children, John R. Jr. of Blandon, Gary L. of Wyomissing, David M. of Bentleyville, Barry E. of Oceola, Fla., Linda M. Hails Kreider and Bruce A. Hails, both of Birdsboro, Donna J. Hails King of Shillington, Carol A. Hails of Dushore and Patricia L. Hails Pancerella of Bentleyville; 28 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jack Starr of Sarasota, Fla., and Leslie Starr of Bentleyville; two sisters, Pat Magnelli of McKees Rocks and Betty Smoot of Riverside, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, Charles Starr.
In the obituary of Lola M. Hails, published Saturday, the name of her daughter, Carol A. Hails Hums of Dushore, appeared incorrectly.
Frank R. Hileman
WWII veteran, retired from Cooper Industries
Frank Richard Hileman, 77, of 120 North Jefferson Avenue, Canonsburg, died Friday, April 17, 1998, in the Washington County Health Center.
He was born November 4, 1920, in Canonsburg, a son of Vernon and Agnes Patterson Hileman.
He was a lifelong resident of Canonsburg, where he was a member of VFW Post 191.
Prior to retirement, Mr. Hileman was employed by Cooper Industries.
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Air Force in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.
He was Methodist.
Mr. Hileman was the last of his immediate family.
Deceased, in addition to his parents, is a brother, Vernon L. Hileman.
There will be private services and burial in Oak Spring Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Washington Hospital.
Lyman M. Livengood
Greene County Assistance Office director
Lyman M. Livengood, 71, of West Finley, formerly of Greensboro, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, April 17, 1998, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a brief illness.
He was born April 10, 1927, in Greensboro, a son of Jacob and Alice Livengood.
Mr. Livengood lived most of his life in Greensboro and the past year in West Finley.
He was a graduate of Waynesburg College and received a master's degree in social work from West Virginia University.
Mr. Livengood served with the U.S. Army Air Corps.
He worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation from 1957 to 1961, and then worked for Greene County Assistance Office, where he became executive director in 1991.
Mr. Livengood was actively involved in community service. He coached Little League baseball in Greensboro for many years and served for six years on the Catholic Charities Community Advisory Committee. He was an original member of Greene County Human Services Committee and had served on the Family Abuse Council.
He was a current board member and past president of Cornerstone Care and Greene County Health and Welfare Coordinating Council, receiving their Gold Key Award in 1990. He was a current board member of Washington-Greene Community Action Southwest and Greene County United Way, where he contributed on the pioneer level for many years. He was active in the Waynesburg Rotary Club and received a Paul Harris Fellow award in 1996 and was chairman of the Adopt a Highway service committee.
Surviving are five children, Shelley Davis of West Finley, with whom he made his home, Linda Bongiorno of Charleston, S.C., Jacqueline Smith of Greensboro, Roger L. Livengood of Carmichaels and Kevin Livengood of Nineveh; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Patricia Morris Wilson of Dilliner.
Deceased are a brother, Jacob Livengood; and two grandchildren.
Lifelong resident of Clarksville
Kathleen M. Teagarden, 39, of Clarksville R.D.1, died Friday, April 17, 1998, in Uniontown Hospital.
She was born September 29, 1958, in Waynesburg, a daughter of Newton F. and Rose Galiardi Teagarden of Clarksville R.D.1.
Ms. Teagarden lived all her life in Clarksville, where she was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are four brothers, Joseph and Michael, both of Clarksville, Daniel of Jefferson and Robert Teagarden of Carmichaels; a sister, Shirley O'Neal of Clarksville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and great-nieces and nephews.
Deceased are her grandparents, Nellie Brooks, Joseph Galiardi and Earl and Alice Malone Teagarden.
Blanche A. Wilson
Florida resident formerly of Bobtown
Blanche A. Wilson, 80, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Bobtown, died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, April 17, 1998, in Palm Harbor, Fla.
She was born September 24, 1917, in Keisterville, a daughter of Elmer E. and Carrie Minerd Lambert.
Mrs. Wilson had resided in Florida since 1968 and was a member of Bobtown United Methodist Church.
Her husband, James W. Wilson, whom she married December 15, 1934, died March 13, 1986.
Surviving are six sons, Lloyd E. Wilson of Oil City, the Rev. Erwin "Woody" Wilson of Greensboro R.D.1, Donald B. Wilson of Orlando, Fla., Albert R. "Pete" Wilson of Palm Harbor, Fla., James D. Wilson of New Milford, Conn., and Darrell B. Wilson of Tallahassee, Fla.; three daughters, Judith Allen of Naperville, Ill., Carolyne Rae Zalar of Orlando and Linda Grabofsky of Lake Mary, Fla.; 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Yoskovich Funeral Home, 300 South Vine Street, Carmichaels. The family suggests memorial contributions to Bobtown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 10, Bobtown, Pa. 15315.
Violet Oliver Barkand
Upper St. Clair resident was homemaker
Violet Oliver Barkand, 81, of Upper St. Clair Township, died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, at St. Clair Memorial Hospital.
She was born October 15, 1916, in Ashtabula, Ohio, a daughter of Frank G. and Leah Holt Oliver.
Mrs. Barkand was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bridgeville.
On January 1, 1934, she married Otto Barkand, who died in July of 1997. They celebrated their 60th anniversary in 1994.
Mrs. Barkand graduated from high school in Ashtabula and was a homemaker.
Surviving are two daughters, Gayle Bowles of Coraopolis and Eileen Kennedy of Oakdale; one sister, Dorothy Sasson of Bridgeville; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Paul L. Clark
Claysville native was retired from Washington Steel
Paul L. Clark, 71, of Clearwater, Fla., died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at Morton F. Plant Hospital, Clearwater.
He was born June 18, 1926, in Claysville, son of Chester Arthur Clark and Mary Hazel Whiteman Clark.
Mr. Clark was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II.
He moved to Clearwater in 1991 from Canonsburg and was a retired foreman for Washington Steel Co.
Mr. Clark was a member of Central Christian Church, Clearwater, and a former member of First Baptist Church of Claysville.
He was life master and director of Duplicate Bridge, a member of the 18 Hole Golf League, both at On Top of the World, Clearwater.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan Wayne Watson of Canonsburg; a son, Paul L. Clark of Brockway; three sisters, Clara Ingram of Sacramento, Calif., Gladys Crompton of Washington and Anna Westfall of Clearwater; a brother, Joseph R. Clark of Clearwater; six grandchildren, Rick, Jeff, Amy and Debra Clark and Kelly and Brian Watson.
Deceased are his wife, Anna M. Salvi; and five brothers, John, Charles, Frank, George and Clarence.
Services and interment were held in Clearwater.
Born in Canonsburg
Delores Y. Dantino, 74, of Oakmont Circle, Ormond Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at home.
She was born in Canonsburg and moved to Florida in 1958.
Mrs. Dantino was a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church.
She was a retired switchboard operator for American Telephone and Telegraph, and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.
Mrs. Dantino enjoyed cooking, gardening and traveling.
Surviving are a son, Daniel of Holly Hill, Fla.; a daughter, Nita O'Neal of Ormond Beach; a sister, Blanche Skrabski of McMurray; and two grandchildren, Sandra and Deborah Dantino.
Former resident of Washington, Strabane
Mary Haye, 93, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Washington and Strabane, died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, in the Valle Norte Caring Center in Albuquerque.
She was born September 4, 1904, in West Winfield, a daughter of Joseph and Frances Bompage Ratkay.
Mrs. Haye was Catholic and a lifetime member of the SNPJ Lodge in Strabane.
Surviving are three sons, Richard Haye of Austin, Texas, Robert Haye of Washington and David Haye of Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Marlene Kairush of Carnegie; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anne Postage of Eugene, Ore., and Rose Butz of Los Gatos, Calif.; and a brother, George Ratkay of Oakland, Calif.
Deceased are two brothers, Joseph and Michael Ratkay; and a sister, Margaret Kolich.
William Y. McNary
Worked at Masquelier Ford, McDonald
William Y. (Bill) McNary, 72, of McDonald, died Saturday, March 28, 1998, at Allegheny University Hospitals, Canonsburg.
He was born September 21, 1925, in Nottingham Township, Eighty Four, a son of Carl J. and Agnes Kelso McNary.
Mr. McNary attended Sumney School in Nottingham Township.
He was employed for many years for Masquelier Ford Garage in McDonald.
His wife, Margaret McNary, survives.
Also surviving are three sisters, Dorothy Meloy of Sun City Center, Fla., Ethel Gump of Washington and Martha Kearns of Bentleyville; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother Carl "Ben" McNary.
At the request of the deceased there was no visitation and burial was private.
Kenneth Orgovon Sr.
Played fast-pitch softball more than 30 years
Kenneth S. Orgovon Sr., 57, of Burgettstown, died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born May 3, 1940, in Francis Mine, a son of the late Frank and Esther Orison Boyer Orgovon.
Mr. Orgovon had been employed by Swindell-Dressler Co. of Coraopolis since March of 1989.
He was a member of and active player for Burgettstown Area Fast Pitch Softball League for more than 30 years. He was lifetime member of the Bur-Lang Club of Burgettstown, where he hunted and fished. Mr. Orgovon was a member of the National Rifle Association.
Surviving are his wife, Agnes Reed Orgovon; a daughter, Patricia Sandridge of Aurora, Colo.; two sons, James Orgovon of Langeloth and Kenneth S. Orgovon Jr. of Burgettstown; three grandchildren, Brian Paul, Joshua Steel and Brock Allen Sandridge; seven brothers, Frank Orgovon of New York, Steve Orgovon of Chester, W.Va., Donald Orgovon of Ellwood City, Bobby, Richard, Buddy and William Orgovon, all of Burgettstown; five sisters, Margaret Ann Orgovon of Canonsburg, Darlene Smith of Library, Rosetta Williamson and Rosemarie Boyer, both of Burgettstown and Norma Faye Orgovon of Florida.
Frank W. Ozarowsky
St. Hilary usher for more than 62 years
Frank W. Ozarowsky, 80, of 1059 Arch Street, Washington, died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, in Washington Hospital.
He was born November 26, 1917, in Bozwell, a son of Anthony and Mary Janik Ozarowsky.
Mr. Ozarowsky was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, and had worked as a steel worker for Annealing Box Co. for more than 25 years.
He was a lifetime member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, Washington, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society.
In 1979, he was awarded the St. Hilary Church Man of Year award and had served as an usher for more than 62 years.
Mr. Ozarowsky was a member of United Mine Workers of America, Knights of Columbus and the Pulaski Club of Washington.
Surviving are two sisters, Pauline Kashawlic of Trafford and Helen Ozark of Washington; a brother, Chester Ozarowsky of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are four brothers, Tony, Valentine, Walter and Edward Ozarowsky.
Charles R. Sellers Jr.
Waynesburg resident formerly of Rogersville
Charles R. Sellers Jr., 80, of Waynesburg, formerly of Rogersville, died at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 1998, in Greene County Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 23, 1917, in Jackson Township, a son of Charles Russell Sr. and Flora Gilbert Sellers.
He had lived in the Rogersville area for several years prior to moving to Waynesburg in 1985, and for the past 13 years made his home with Helen Cumberledge.
Surviving are two sons, Charles James Sellers of Sanford, Fla., and William R. Sellers of Carolina Beach, N.C.; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Deceased are his wife, Mildred Evelyn Kerr Sellers, who died March 3, 1983; and three sisters, Camilla Stockdale, Beatrice Shultz and Bessie Cumpston.
Mr. Sellers was the last of his immediate family.
Anita Mae Turk
Member of Calvary Presbyterian Church
Anita Mae Turk, 67, of McDonald, died Wednesday, April 1, 1998, in Presbyterian Medical Center, Washington.
Born July 8, 1930, in McDonald, she was a daughter of the late George and Annie Korzusnek Martinek.
Mrs. Turk, a homemaker, was a 1948 graduate of McDonald High School and was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church in McDonald.
On April 4, 1952, she married John Gilbert Turk, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, John Randall (Randy) Turk of Washington; a daughter, Suzanne T. Powell of McDonald; two sisters, Emily Carlier of Bridgeport, Ohio, and Alice Capra, formerly of McDonald; and five grandchildren, Justin Turk and Christopher, Jamie, Mandy and Katie Powell.
Deceased are a brother, William Martinek; and a sister, Mary Smith.
Ella Marie Bombalek
Member of St. Clements, Ave Maria Parish
Ella Marie Bombalek, 79, of 307 Frye Avenue, Bentleyville, died at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 1998, in Washington Hospital.
She was born May 19, 1918, in Pierce, W.Va., a daughter of Christine Hollenbach and Dominick Quattro.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Bombalek was a member of St. Clements Church, Ave Maria Parish. She was a former member of Bentleyville American Legion, the Democratic committee and the Eagles.
Surviving are her husband, Paul G. Bombalek, whom she married July 20, 1933; a daughter, Pamela Amelia Bombalek Fields of Charleroi; a son, Dennis Paul Bombalek of Scenery Hill; and two granddaughters, Heather M. Fields of Pittsburgh and Renee A. Fields of Bentleyville.
She was the last of her immediate family.
Deceased, in addition to her parents, are a daughter, Betty Ann Bombalek, who died in 1944; and a grandson, Dennis Paul Bombalek Jr., who died in 1995.
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