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ABRAMS, Dora
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dora Abrams, 74, died August 19, 1948 at her residence. She had been a Pittsburgh resident for 57 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Martin Stock and Mrs. Emanuel Wasser; five sons, Walter, Theodore, Ben, Albert, and Dr. Frank Abrams; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hyman Abrams. Interment was at B'nai Israel Cemetery under the direction of the Ralph Schugar Chapel.

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ACKER, Raymond
ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Raymond F. Acker, 88, died December 15, 2006. He was born May 21, 1918 to the late Frank W. and Annie M Schafer Acker. He was a retired supervisor with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and was a former supervisor for the Social Security Board. He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and enjoyed ballroom dancing. He is survived by a sister-in-law, Margaret Fassman; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jonnie G. Groman Acker; three brothers; and a sister. Arrangements were handled by John H. Brubaker Funeral Home.

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ADELSMAN, Isadore
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Cantor Isadore Adelsman, 75, died January 4, 1959 at Montefiore Hospital. He was a cantor for Beth Shalom Congregation, and had lived in Pittsburgh for 17 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Isadore Friedman of Jeannette, and Mrs. Fred Kalthofer of St. Albans, NY; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Beth Shalom Congregation. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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AISBITT, Elizabeth
WEST VIEW, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Aisbitt, 78, died September 14, 1969 at Suburban General Hospital. She was a member of St. Athanasius Church, the Christian Mothers Guild, and the VFW Auxiliary, of which she was a past president. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Louise Bicar; a son, Frank; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Northside Catholic Cemetery under the direction of H.P. Brandt Funeral Home.

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ALAMOVICH, Frank
CRAFTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank P. Alamovich died January 6, 1945. He was killed in action at the Battle of the Bulge. He served with the 101st Airborne Infantry. He was a former resident of McDonald, and was a 1936 graduate of McDonald High School. Survivors include his mother, Catherine Alamovich; a brother, John Alamovich; and six sisters, Agnes, Frances, Mary, Helen, Alice McFeatters, and Anne Marmagin. Interment with military honors was at Holy Souls Cemetery under the direction of James A. Lamb, Jr. Funeral Home.

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ALCORN, Venie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Venie O. Alcorn, 65, died July 22, 1955 at her residence. She was born January 3, 1890. She was unmarried and living in Penn Township with a sister, Mrs. Ruth A. Price. She retired from the People's First National Bank and Trust Co. as a clerk with 36 years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth, and had been a resident of Homewood for over 50 years. Interment was at William Penn Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Beahm Funeral Home.

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ALTENDERFER, Harry
ALEXANDRIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Harry Altenderfer, 77, died December 8, 1976 at J.C. Blair Hospital in Huntingdon. He was the son of Henry and Laura Altenderfer. He was a graduate of Ursinus College, and held a master's degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago. He was a chemistry professor for 20 years at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Boland Altenderfer. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery in Larueldale with arrangements by Kuhn Funeral Home.

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ALTMAN, Cloyd
NEW CASTLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Cloyd G. Altman, 70, died December 16, 2008. He was born September 21, 1938 in New Castle to Julian and Charolette Allshouse Oscar. He was a retired site supervisor with Asphland Tree Co., and also worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed working on old cars and attending car shows. He is survived by three sons, Jeff Altman of Farmington, and Doug Altman and Craig Altman, both of New Castle; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Robert Barber of Hermitage; two brothers, Henry Altman and Clarence Altman, both of Harlansburg; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Raymond Altman. Interment was at Harlansburg Unity Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Noga Funeral Home.

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ALTMAN, Patricia
BEAVER FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Patricia Ann Altman, age 2, died September 7, 1956. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Altman; a brother, Arthur; three sisters, Janice, Donna, and Deborah; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Altman; and her grandmother and step-grandfather, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allen. Services were held at Powell Funeral Home. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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AMACHER, Sarah
BRADFORD, PENNSYLVANIA: Sarah Amacher, 85, died July 3, 2007. She was born September 14, 1921 in Grassflat, PA to Charles P. and Ellen G. White Ward. She was co-owner of the A&W Grocery store with her sister-in-law, Rita Ward. She had also worked at Togi's Old Barn and managed the DeSoto Restaurant. She attended Hill Memorial United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, James (Mary) Amacher, Jr. of Bradford; two daughters, Sally (Mike) Scrivo of Bradford, and Ruth (Mike) Pehonsky of Belleair, FL; a brother, Charles P. Ward of Bradford; a sister, Rachel Conklin; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Amacher, Sr.; her parents; three brothers; and a sister. Interment was at McKean Memorial Park by Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Home.

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ANDERSON, John F.
JAMESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: John F. Anderson, 87, died March 20, 1950 in Saegertown. He was born in Sweden on December 17, 1862. He was a farmer and a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church. He formerly lived in Worcester, MA before moving to the Jamestown area. He was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Raymond Spear and Mrs. Rudolph Stidson; two sons, John and George Anderson; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Johnson Anderson. Burial was at the Saegertown Cemetery under the direction of Hunter Funeral Home.

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ANDREE, Frank
JEANNETTE, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank Andree, 82, died October 7, 1942 at the Westmoreland Hospital. Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. William Conk of Pittsburgh, Mrs. William Parkinson of Richeyville, Mrs. Samuel Cole of Brownsville, Mrs. Morris Covin and Mrs. Charles Drury, both of Hempfield Township, and Mrs. Robert Hackman of Covington, KY; a son, Robert J. Andree of Jeannette; 36 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Jeannette Cemetery with arrangements by funeral director Earle A. Miller.

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ANGELONI, Cesare
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Cesare Angeloni, 86, died April 16, 1972 at Aliquippa Hospital. He was born in Roccaraso, Italy on April 1, 1885. He was retired, and had worked for Seamless Tube, Aliquippa Works, Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. He attended St. Titus Catholic Church, and was a member of United Steelworkers of America Local #1211, and the Moose Lodge. He is survived by a daughter, Angeline (Frank) Capaldi, with whom he lived; two sons, Ray of Milwaukee and Alceste of Detroit; a brother, Anthony of Detroit; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Innocenza Angeloni. Services were held at St. Titus Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Aliquippa under the direction of Polovina Funeral Home.

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ANTISS, Perry
WHITAKER, PENNSYLVANIA: Perry H. Antiss, 49, died March 12, 1944. He worked for Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation in Homestead, and formerly lived in Carrick. He was survived by a daughter, Kathryn Antiss Prophater; and two sisters, Mrs. Francis Orris, and Mrs. William Cox, with whom he had lived for the past year. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phoebe Wilson Antiss. Services were held at Temple Baptist Church in Mount Oliver. Burial was at Southside Cemetery.

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ARCE, Florentino
FOUNTAIN HILL, PENNSYLVANIA: Florentino Arce, 85, died December 1, 2007. He was born January 10, 1922 in Lares, Puerto Rico to the late Antonio and Maria Antonia Lopez. He was a former factory worker, and also worked with the Department of Streets. He is survived by a daughter, Gladys Danner and husband Jeffrey of Arizona; his sons, Richard, Carlos, Florentino, Jr., Luis Alfredo, and Edwin, all of Allentown; and 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Angel Luis. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery in Allentown by Cantelmi Funeral Home.

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ASHBY, Ferne
EAST PETERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Ferne L. Ashby, 78, died December 5, 2003. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Eitnier Styer. She formerly worked for Woolworth's. She attended Trinity United Church of Christ, and was a deaconess and a member of the Women's Guild. She enjoyed watching television and reading. Survivors include a son, Alan Ashby; a daughter April Rynard; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Ashby. Services were held at Trinity United Church of Christ. Interment was at Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery by Gundel Funeral Home.

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ASHINSKY, Dr. Nathan
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Nathan Ashinsky died July 8, 1964. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, and was a physician in Pittsburgh for over 40 years. He was survived by his sisters, Mrs. Nathan Rosen, Mrs. Gustave Eisenstadt, Mrs. Louis Borkon, and Mrs. Sadie Ebin; and a brother, Maurice Ashinsky. He was preceded in death by his father, Rabbi Aaron M. Ashinsky. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Jacob Cemetery.

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ASPER, Emma
UPPER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Emma M. Asper, 83, died June 17, 1997. She was born February 3, 1914 in Adams County to the late Joseph and Edna Leer Chronister. She was a member of the Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church. She is survived by two sons, Clayton and Irvin, both of Harrisburg; three daughters, Cora Dunn of Leola, Ella Rothenberger of Harrisburg, and Shirley Morales of Orange, NJ; a brother, George Chronister of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis S. Asper. Interment was at Air Hill Cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home.

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ASSING, Sister Marcelline
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Marcelline Assing, C.D.P., died July 2, 1997. She was a nun with the Congregation of Divine Providence. Survivors include her nieces and nephews; and her religious community. Services were held at the Divine Providence Motherhouse. Interment was at the Sisters of Divine Providence Cemetery.

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AULTHOUSE, Edna
LITTLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Edna E. Aulthouse 41, died July 7, 1940 at Hanover General Hospital. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She was survived by her parents, Samuel S. and Annie Enders Aulthouse; two sisters, Mrs. Nevin Smith and Martha J. Aulthouse; and three brothers, Ralph, Paul, and John. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

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AUMICK, Stanley
MANSFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Stanley L. Aumick, 83, died September 11, 2003. He was born October 12, 1919 to LeRoy and Nettie Pearl Bastian Aumick. He retired from Sullivan Trails Construction after 28 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Clarabell Davis Aumick; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sandra and Ronald Vandegrift of Roseville, and JoAnne Aumick of Mansfield; four sons and daughters-in-law, Samuel and Melody of Rose, NY, and Charles and Robin, Daniel and Sophia, and Harold and Alyce, all of Mansfield; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Rex and Marilyn Aumick of Wellsboro; a brother, James of Mansfield; two sisters, Essie Thomas and Sarah Pfeiffer, both of Mansfield; 20 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Merle; two sisters, Nellie and Rose; and four brothers, George, Dennis, John, and Roy. Burial was at State Road Cemetery by Wilston Funeral Home.

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BACHNER, David
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: David Bachner died December 29, 1961 in Miami Beach, FL. He was a partner in Keystone Jewelry Manufacturing Co., and had been a Pittsburgh resident for nearly 60 years. He was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation, Temple Menorah in Miami Beach, and the Zionist Organization of America. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bachner; a son, Samuel; two daughters, Mrs. Marian Buncher and Mrs. Jerry Winston; and 6 grandchildren. Burial was at Beth Shalom Cemetery. Note: This record was difficult to read. In one place, his last name was spelled "Bechner", and one of the daughters' last names may possibly be Winsten.

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BACKES, Mathias
HOMESTEAD, PENNSYLVANIA: Mathias Backes died March 31, 1949 at his home. He was retired, and was a member of St. Mary's Church. He was survived by his wife, Laura Wilson Backes; four daughters, Mrs. Helena Potts, Mrs. Mildred Ferla, Mrs. Emma Seifert, and Thelma McEwan; two brothers, Charles Backes and Albert Backes; and four sisters, Mrs. Marie Merge, Mrs. Leana Backes, Mrs. Anna Amon, and Mrs. Jean King. Burial was at Jefferson Memorial Park under the direction of Gillen and Coulter Funeral Home.

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BAILEY, Elizabeth
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Bailey, 91, died March 20, 1909. She had lived in both Philadelphia and New Jersey. Interment was at Mount Moriah Cemetery under the direction of Oliver H. Bair Funeral Home.

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BAIR, Ethel
NEW STANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Ethel C. Bair, 68, died December 10, 1961 in New Stanton. She was a graduate of Chatham College, and was also a former dietician there. Survivors include four brothers, Rev. James S. Bair, John W. Bair, David Bair, and Dr. George E. Bair; and a sister, Mrs. Gertrude B. Wood. Arrangements were handled by H. Samson, Inc.

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BAKOS, Sister Mary Virginia
POTTSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Virginia Bakos, 67, died in September of 1966 at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born in Hungary to Andrew and Agnes Bodocsi Bakos. She came to the U.S. in 1908, and entered the Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1921. She had been superintendent of the laundry department at Good Samaritan Hospital since 1941. Services were held at St. Michael's Convent Chapel at Hyde Park. Interment was at the convent cemetery under the direction of Gallman Funeral Home.

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BALBACH, Howard W., Sr.
FORTY FORT, PENNSYLVANIA: Howard W. Balbach Sr., 79, died September 21, 2009. He was the son of Walter and Violet Roberts Balbach. He formerly worked as a truck driver for Atlas Meats, Hanover Township, and General Cigar Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a member of the National Rifle Association and the AARP. He is survived by three sons, Howard W., Jr. (Sue) of Shavertown, Kurt F. (Mary) of Hanover Township, and Michael J. (Louise) of Forty Fort; two daughters, Judy Kizewich of Pittston, and Lois Gutkowski (Stanley) of Mountain Top; 13 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Wendy Dudeck; and a brother, Walter. Burial was at Mount Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home.

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BALDASSARE, Alexander
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Alexander B. Baldassare, 25, died July 8, 1944. He was killed in Normandy during World War II while serving with Company A, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Division. He was born in Pittock on December 19, 1923, and was a graduate of Stowe High School. He was survived by his parents, Guy and Cesidia Baldassare; four sisters, Jane Baldassare, Ann Baldassare, Rose Baldassare, and Caroline Thomas; and two brothers, James and Anthony. Services were held at Mother of Sorrows Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in McKees Rocks with arrangements by Kanai Funeral Home.

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BALLER, Peter
PLAINS, PENNSYLVANIA: Peter Baller, 78, died November 19, 2004 in Wilkes-Barre. He was born July 3, 1926 in Plains to John and Mary Fyrchick. He attended St. Thomas College (now the University of Scranton). He was a longtime steward of the Plains American Legion, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Wilkes-Barre. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and was very active with the American Legion, in which he held a number of state and national offices. He was also a member of the Polish-American Veterans and the Forty and Eight. Survivors include two daughters, Corine Radzville of Laflin, and Deborah Boyson of Exeter; a sister, Anna Klepar; a brother, George Klepar; and 3 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Norma Chiavacci Baller; two sisters, Elizabeth Sabol and Theresa Jurosky; and a brother, John Baller. Services were held at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. Internment was at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery by Yeosock Funeral Home.

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BALTHASER, Anna
WOMELSDORF, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna L. Balthaser, 84, died June 1, 1997 at Independence Terrace Home in Womelsdorf. She was born in North Heidelberg Township to Alvin B. and Sallie Bright Blatt. She worked at the Heidelberg Country Club, Caum Memorial Lutheran Home, and the Masonette Dress Co. She attended North Heidelberg United Church of Christ, where she was a former organist and president of the aid socity. She was also a former pianist for Bernville Grange #1887 and former matron of the Junior Grange. She is survived by a sister, Sarah M. Kline (Frank) of Topton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin S. Balthaser. Interment was at the North Heidelberg Cemetery under the direction of Kirkhoff Funeral Home.

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BARBROW, Dr. Abraham
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Abraham L. Barbrow, 63, died June 11, 1959. He had served as director of the Pathology Department at Homestead Hospital for 25 years. He was a pre-med graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and earned a medical degree from Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia in 1919. He was a fellow of the American Board of Clinical Pathologists and Pathological Anatomists and past president of the Pittsburgh Clinical Pathology Society. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Western Pennsylvania Pathological Society, and the Allegheny County Medical Society. He was also a member of Rodef Shalom Congregation and its Men's Club. Survivors include his wife, Freda Barbrow; a son, Stanley Barbrow; two daughters, Mrs. I. Allen Broff and Mrs. Leonard Cohen; two brothers, Louis E. Barbrow and Robert Barbrow; two sisters, Mollie and Bessie Barbrow; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at the Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at Beth Abraham Cemetery.

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BASKERVILLE, Otis
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Otis Baskerville died March 11, 2010. He was born October 18, 1921 to the late Thomas Alexander and Lena Baskerville. He retired from Consolidated Dress Beef, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed dancing. Survivors include his children; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; his great-great grandchildren; and a great-great-great grandchild; three brothers, Lancaster, Allen, and Lee; two half-sisters, Anna Mae Brown and Marie Alexander of New Jersey; a sister-in-law, Mary Lizza Baskerville of Palmer Springs, VA; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Person Baskerville; and a sister, Louise Baskerville Webb. Interment was at Fernwood Cemetery by Terry Funeral Home.

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BATDORF, Warren
MOUNT AETNA, PENNSYLVANIA: Warren P. Batdorf, age 3 months, died October 9, 1935. Survivors include his parents, Samuel and Lillian Donough Batdorf; a sister, Rebecca; and a brother, Robert. Burial was at Hamlin Cemetery with arrangements by Charles E. Schucker, Funeral Director.

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BATYI, Albert
WEST HOMESTEAD, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Batyi died December 23, 1947 at Homestead Hospital. He was born in Hungary. He had been a Homestead area resident for 35 years. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Batyi; four daughters; three sons; and 12 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Ann's Cemetery.

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BEAUFORD, Frederick
BEAVER FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Frederick A. Beauford, 27, died September 7, 1956 at Rochester Hospital following an automobile accident in Monaca. He worked at the Ashland Service Station in Beaver Falls, and was a member of Elba Zion Baptist Church of Elba, AL. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nehemiah Beauford; two sisters, Dorothy Clem and Lucille Jennings; six brothers, Harry, Clinton, James, Robert, George and John Beauford; and a grandmother, Minnie Bullard. Services were held at the Church of God in Christ. Interment was at the Beaver Falls Cemetery by Powell Funeral Home.

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BEAUMONT, David
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: David Beaumont, 84, died December 28, 1955 at the Chester Hospital. He was a retired electrician with Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. He was a member of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, the Eagles Lodge, the Owls, and the Artisans of Philadelphia. Survivors include two sons, Harry of Philadelphia, and Samuel of Chester; and a sister, Clara B. Wereay of Philadelphia. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary "Mamie" Duffy Beaumont. Interment was at the Chester Rural Cemetery by Clancy Funeral Home. Note: The sister's last name was difficult to read.

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BECKER, Mary
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary F. Becker, 78, died March 4, 1945 in Cumberland Township. She and her husband were grocers for over 50 years, and their son was also in the grocery business. She was survived by her son, John Becker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew M. Becker. Services were held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

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BECKERT, John
ROSS TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: John Beckert, 81, died October 29, 1935 at his home. He was born in Ross Township. He was a retired gardener and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Zimmerman Beckert; two sons, Howard Beckert and Walter Beckert; a daughter, Laura Hammersmith; a brother, Hanson Beckert; three sisters, Amelia Beckert, Caroline Beckert, and Margaret Beckert; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John's Lutheran Church. Interment was at the church cemetery.

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BECKWITH, Warren
HONESDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Warren Charles Beckwith, 90, died August 6, 2011 at Marian Community Hospital in Carbondale. He was born March 19, 1921 in Paulsboro, NJ to Coe and Ruth Swingle Beckwith. He retired from Narrowsburg Lumber, and had also worked for E.J. Stanton Son and Co. and Swartz's Trucking. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waymart, and enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Arlene Carney Beckwith; a son, Gary Beckwith (Wanda) of Waymart; a cousin, Florence Welles of Honesdale; 4 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Donald, Walter, and Douglas Beckwith; and a half-sister, Thelma Stratton. Interment was at Fairview Memorial Park with arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home.

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BELCHER, Phillip
GLENWILLARD, PENNSYLVANIA: Phillip Belcher, 52, died April 28, 1972. He was born in Batavia, NY. He was a clerk at Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. in Aliquippa for the past 17 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Wilma Belcher; three sons, Robert, Thomas, and Richard; two daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Blair and Sarah; and a brother, Roy. Interment was at Sewickley Cemetery under the direction of Copeland Funeral Home.

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BELSFORD, Wesley
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Wesley Belsford died in 1900. He was a military veteran. He was survived by his wife and five children. Burial was at the East Harrisburg Cemetery.

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BENDIK, Rev. Stephen
DEVON, PENNSYLVANIA: Father Stephen Bendik, Sch.P. 71, died November 25, 1993 in Lewisburg, WV. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. He entered the Piarist Order in 1940, professing solemn vows in 1944. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1946. He had studied at Peter Pazmany University, and held a master's degree in Latin and German from the Piarists' Calasantinum in Budapest. He taught at Piarist schools in Budapest and Vienna, and became the only priest in his order to teach in all 4 U.S.A. Piarist Province Schools. He was a language teacher at Devon Preparatory School from 1985 until 1991, and also at the Piarist School in Martin, KY. Additionally, he taught in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Buffalo, NY. He became a U.S. citizen in 1963. Survivors include a brother, Dr. Paul Bendik of Hungary; and the Piarist Order. Services were held at Devon Preparatory School. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in West Conshohocken by Donohue Funeral Home.

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BENNETT, Lessie
BLAIRSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Lessie D. Powell Bennett, 83, died July 13, 2004 at Scenery Hill Manor in Indiana, PA. She was born September 29, 1920 in Petersburg, VA to Dorsey and Sallie Powell. She was a former longtime resident of Johnstown, PA, and retired from Best Form Garment Co. in Johnstown with 45 years of service. She had been living in Blairsville for three years. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sally and David McGowan of Blairsville; a sister, Martha Brokenbaugh of Pittsburgh; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Bennett, Jr.; a son, Lloyd A. Bennett; her parents; a sister, Ella Taylor; a brother, Robert Taylor; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at the Blairsville Cemetery by Shoemaker Funeral Home.

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BERARDI, Mary
SPRINGFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Calapriesti Berardi, 85, died May 25, 2007. She was the wife of Albert A. Berardi; the mother of Nicolette (Gregory) Antell; and the sister of Francis, Joseph and the late Anthony Calapriesti. She had 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Dorothy Church. Interment was at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery under the direction of Ruffenach Funeral Home.

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BERLIN, Abraham
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Abraham Berlin, 80, died February 14, 1954 at Montefiore Hospital. He was a Pittsburgh resident for 40 years, and was vice-president of the Beth Jacob Congregation. He was survived by his wife, Mary Berlin; two sons, Dr. Joseph Berlin and Michael Berlin; and a daughter, Mrs. Bella Goldstein. Interment was at Beth Jacob Cemetery with arrangements by Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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BERRICK, Maria
McCANDLESS, PENNSYLVANIA: Maria Berrick, 66, died July 17, 1999. She was a longtime worker at Dudts Baker in Wexford. She is survived by her children, Christine J. Berrick of Beechview, Joseph R. Berrick, Jr. of Richland, and John R. Berrick of Akron, OH; two sisters, Freda and Anna, both of Austria; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph R. Berrick, Sr. Services were held at St. Sebastian Church. Arrangements were handled by Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home.

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BERTOLINE, Father Vincent
NEW CASTLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Vincent C. Bertoline, 75, died August 26, 1991. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1946, and served as a priest at St. Lucy Catholic Church in New Castle for 30 years. He is survived by a sister, Annabelle Herriger of Liverpool, NY. Services were held at St. Lucy Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Lucy Cemetery.

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BEUTER, Sibyl
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Sibyl W. Beuter, 86, died December 8, 1999. She was born November 13, 1913 in Willow Point, NY to James W. and Ruth Sampson Wilson. She was a former resident of Mansfield. She is survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold J. and Genevieve Wilson, and George S. and Lenore Wilson, all of Blossburg; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rexford W. Beuter. Burial was at Gray Cemetery under the direction of Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home.

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BEVERIDGE, Joseph
MOOSIC, PENSYLVANIA: Joseph Beveridge, 71, died March 25, 1950 at his residence. He was a retired building contractor. He was a trustee at Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, and was a Mason and Shriner. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Sidney Johnson of Avoca; four brothers, George, John, Thomas and James, all of North Platte, NE; three sisters, Mrs. William Cranston of Wapwallopen, and Mrs. John Eynon and Mrs. David Wylie, both of Nanticoke; a grandson; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Langcliffe Cemetery in Avoca under the direction of Morton Funeral Home.

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BEVERIDGE, William
PERRYSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: William Beveridge died January 19, 1987. He was the brother of Ralph Beveridge and Raymond Beveridge of West View, and is also survived by his nieces, nephews and friends. Arrangements were handled by H.P. Brandt Funeral Home.

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BIEBER, Hettie
KUTZTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Hettie S. Bieber, 90, died January 17, 1966 at her residence. She was born in Maxatawny Township to the late Isaac and Louisa Christman Bieber. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church for over 70 years. Survivors include two brothers, Charles and George; and three sisters, Lottie (Daniel) Galy, Nora Dreibelbis, and Stella Miller. Burial was at Hope Cemetery under the direction of Fritz and Kendall Funeral Home.

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BINGAMAN, Rev. Carroll
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Carroll J. Bingaman, 65, died May 27, 1997 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born July 6, 1931 in Reading to the late Earl C. and Naomi W. Fischer Bingaman. He was a graduate of Myerstown Evangelical School of Theology, and was pastor of Melrose Gardens Grace Brethren Church. Survivors include four sons, Terry, Robert, David and Donald; a sister, Joy Entzminger; a brother, Rodney; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Annville Cemetery by Fackler-Wiedeman Funeral Home.

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BIXLER, Ida
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ida Evans Bixler, 77, died December 22, 1956 at West Penn Hospital. She was a charter member and treasurer for 22 years of the Children's Charity and Women's Work, and was also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Phi Beta Kappa, East Liberty Presbyterian Church, and the Goucher College Club of Pittsburgh. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Lewis Clyde Bixler; three daughters, Mrs. Sidney J. Watts, Jr., Mrs. Stanley Bennett, and Mrs. Charles A. Harmeier, Jr.; and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by H. Samson. Note: Interment may be at Homewood Cemetery. This record was difficult to read.

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BLACK, Dr. Henry
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Henry H. Black, 60, died May 13, 1961 at Montefiore Hospital. He was an ophthalmologist, and had been a doctor for 30 years. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of St. Louis. He was on the staff of Passavant and Montefiore Hospitals. He was a fellow of the American College of Ophthalmology, and was a member of the Ophthalmological Society of Pittsburgh and the American College of Surgeons. Survivors include his wife, Mae Black; two daughters, Sheila, and Mrs. Hugh Casper; three brothers, Albert, William, and Dr. David Black; two sisters, Mrs. Bess Kobrin and Mrs. Sarah Selsky; and a grandchild. Services were held at the Burton Hirsch Chapel.

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BLAZOWSKI, Sister Mary Mercedes
CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Mercedes Blazowski, 93, died February 19, 2007 at the Felician Sisters Provincial House in Coraopolis. She was born Victoria Blazowski to Mr. and Mrs. Mike Blazowski. She was a member of the Felician Sisters for 76 years, and was a native of Canonsburg. She taught at schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania, and was principal at St. Louise de Marillac Parish. Services were held at the convent chapel. Burial was at the Felician Cemetery in Coraopolis.

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BLESSING, Elsie
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Elsie H. Blessing, 97, died April 16, 1996 at Reading Hospital. She was born September 10, 1898 in Blainsport, PA to the late Albert and Ellen Reinhold Hirneisen. She was a retired hosiery mill worker, and had worked at the former DS&W Hosiery Mill. She is survived by a daughter, Mildred Blessing of Reading; a son, William J. of Wyomissing; a sister, Edith Goheen of Reading; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pleasant View Cemetery under the direction of Bean Funeral Home.

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BLIMLINE, Doris
LAURELDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Doris J. Stock Blimline, 75, died July 11, 2011 at her residence. She was born December 28, 1935 in Reading to John and Isabelle Rhoads Stock. She had been a sales clerk at Dutchmaid Bakery. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren's sports events, and going to the shore. Survivors include her husband, Verne B. Blimline; a son, Dennis T. (Tyndra) Blimline of Laureldale; a daughter, Linda S. (Matthew) Figard of Muhlenberg Township; a sister, Linda S. (Roy) Allen of Pottstown; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Charles F. Stock. Interment was at the Laureldale Cemetery by Sanders Funeral Home.

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BLISSET, Ivory
MIDLAND, PENNSYLVANIA: Ivory Blisset, 64, died February 10, 1982 at the Veterans Hospital in Butler. He was born March 27, 1917 in Carrollton, AL to the late Charles and Mary Ella Blisset. He retired from Chrysler Corp. in Detroit, MI, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He had been a Midland resident for 10 years. He was a member of the Church of the Living God in Midland. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Vida White, Mrs. Gaynell Peavey, and Mrs. Willie B. O'Neal; two sisters, Mrs. Verna Herron and Mrs. Lilly Latham; four brothers, Willie Lee Blisset, Willie James Blisset, Andy Byrd, and Amos Byrd; and 13 grandchildren. Services were held at the Church of the Living God. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of Will Leavell Funeral Home.

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BLOCK, Anthony
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Anthony Block died September 9, 1956. He was a retired police detective captain, and also headed the bomb and arson squads. Following his retirement from the police force, he worked as an inspector for Pittsburgh Railways Company. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Block; two daughters, Mrs. Lenora Merriman of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Inace Marshall; a son, Anthony W. of Falls Church, VA; a brother, Edward; two sisters, Mrs. Frieda Hummel and Mrs. Myrtle Clifford; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Schellhaas and Son Funeral Home.

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BLUESTONE, Armand
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Armand H. Bluestone died January 30, 1963 at Montefiore Hospital. He owned an interior decorating firm, Home Beautiful, for over 20 years. He was a member of Poale Zedeck Congregation. He was survived by his wife, Bessie Bluestone. Services were held at the Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at Poale Zedeck Cemetery.

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BLUMENSCHEIN, Walter
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter G. Blumenschein, 65, died December 3, 1956 at Montefiore Hospital. He was a retired supervisor of transportation for the Gulf traffic division with 30 years of service. He attended the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, and was a member of the Traffic and Transportation Association, and the Traffic Club of Pittsburgh. He was survived by his wife, Anna Blumenschein. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of John H. Slater Sons Funeral Home.

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BOBER, Father John
McKEESPORT, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. John A Bober, 42, died May 30, 1958. He was born November 7, 1916 in New Castle. He attended St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, where he was ordained to the priesthood in 1944. He was assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in McKeesport. He had also served at Mother of Good Counsel, St. Mary of Mercy, St Joseph's in Everson, PA, St. Mary's, and St. Josaphat's. He had been a chaplain at the Felician Sisters' Convent. Services were held at St. Mary's Church in McKeesport. Interment was at Ss. Philip and James Cemetery in New Castle.

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BOCK, Father George
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. George J. Bock died April 25, 1972 at the Vincentian Home in McCandless Township. He was the son of Peter and Agnes Bock. He was the pastor of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Spring Hill. He formerly served at St. Anthony Church in Monongahela, St. Charles Church in Donora, Resurrection Church in Brookline, St. Maurice in Forest Hills, Holy Rosary Parish in Muse, and other churches. He was a graduate of Duquesne University and St. Vincent Seminary. Survivors include four brothers, Walter, Lawrence, Robert and James. Services were held at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Hazelwood.

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BOCKSBERGER, Alfred
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Alfred C. Bocksberger, 23, was killed in action on July 7, 1944 in Germany during World War II. He served as a B-24 pilot in the Eighth Air Force. He attended Greensburgh High School, and had been a former member of the Order of De Molay. He worked in the jewelry business with his father. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bocksberger; and a sister, Sylvia Waugaman. Interment was at the Grafton National Cemetery in Grafton, WV.

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BOEHM, Viva
ECONOMY, PENNSYLVANIA: Viva M. Boehm, 82, died September 4, 1993. She was born July 1, 1911 in LeRoy, WV to William E. and Myrtle Smith Morgan. She was a member of Concord Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. Survivors include her husband, Paul E. Boehm; a daughter, Maxine Whipple; three sisters, Maude Duran, Thelma Dye and Aurelia Campbell; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandson. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Freedom with arrangements by Huntsman Rochester Funeral Home.

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BOFFEY, James
SHARON, PENNSYLVANIA: James Boffey died August 21, 1950 in Bethel Township. He was the father of Mrs. Edna Meanor, Mrs. Ada Mackey, James Boffey, Mrs. Jennie Currie, and Mrs. Mildred Wright; and the brother of Mrs. Ann Otte and Sadie and George Boffey. He had 12 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Theresa Seibel Boffey. Arrangements were handled by Beinhauer Mortuary.

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BOLDAZ, Dawn
HONEY BROOK, PENNSYLVANIA: Dawn Elizabeth Creasy Boldaz, 79, died February 17, 2009. She was the daughter of late Karl R. and Jennie A. Shultz Creasy. She worked at Firestone and the Valley Forge Hospital Commissary, and helped out at the Pottstown Aircraft Operators Pilots Association Flyers Roost. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Eves of Exeter; two sons, Joseph Boldaz of Glenmoore, and Charles Boldaz of Bradenton, FL; four siblings, Thelma, Ray, Mark, and Karl, Jr.; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul J. Boldaz, Jr.; two brothers, Charles and David; and her parents. Interment was at Limerick Garden of Memories under the direction of Catagnus Funeral Home.

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BOLLING, Nels
IRWIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Nels Gustave Bolling died October 9, 1935 at his residence. He was survived by his wife, Louise Bolling; his children, Daniel, Gust, Carl, Olive, Anna, Mary (Homer) Stough, Mrs. William Morton, and Mrs. Jesse Kaylor. Burial was at Harrold Lutheran Cemetery. Note: One record gives his first name as Nelson, and indicates that he had more children than the ones listed here.

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BOLSIUS, Zora
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Zora M. Bolsius, 89, died May 3, 2003. She was born in 1913 to Soloman and Virginia LeBleu Humphrey in Thornwell, LA. She was a retired waitress at Meadia Heights Golf Club, and was also a waitress at the former Coronet Club. She attended Ascension Lutheran Church, and enjoyed sewing, gardening, and fishing. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harold E. Bolsius; a daughter, Bonnie M. Snyder; and 2 granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son-in-law, Arthur Snyder. Services were held at Ascension Lutheran Church. Interment was at Conestoga Memorial Park with arrangements by Gundel Funeral Home.

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BOOB, William L.
NORTHUMBERLAND, PENNSYLVANIA: William L. "Bill" Boob, 71, died October 27, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was born January 28, 1940 in Bellefonte to Leroy I. and Gladys I. Coble Boob. He had worked at Young's-Doorcraft in Sunbury, and also at the Rea-Derrick Drug Store Warehouse, Furman's Foods and Phillips Glass. He was a member of the Sunbury Bible Church, where he worked with the youth program and was a member of the men's Sunday School class. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Donna Marie Tarbox Boob; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Wills Young of Northumberland, and Christina and Robert Clark of Mifflinburg; a sister, Kathryn Maxfield of Mifflinburg; a brother, Andrew Boob of Milton; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at the Sunbury Bible Church. Interment was at Hillside Bible Church Cemetery by Schwartz-Adamo Funeral and Cremation Services.

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BOVINO, Lena
JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Lena H. Bovino, 78, died September 1, 2006. She was born April 9, 1928 in Revloc to Michael and Louise Tedesco Bovino. She was a retired seamstress for Kay Artley. She attended St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, and was a member of the Christian Mothers and the Sweet Adelines. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Carino; three brothers, Bruno, Vincent, and Pete; her parents; and a niece, Antoinette Safina. Services were held at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Anthony Cemetery by Frank Duca Funeral Home.

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BOYD, Eugene, Jr.
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Eugene Boyd, Jr., age 17 months, died March 16, 1958 at the Reading Hospital. He was born in Greenfield, NC to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Boyd, Sr. Survivors include his parents; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman B. Hill of Pottstown; and his paternal grandmother, Sarah Boyd of Wellsboro. Interment was at Elkland Cemetery.

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BOYER, Levi
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Levi Boyer, 83, died January 17, 1966. He was born July 23, 1882 to the late George and Leah Clay Boyer. He was a member of the Patriotic Order Sons of America. He was survived by a sister, Mrs. Kate C. Kahl of Newmanstown. Interment was at Mount Aetna Evangelical United Brethren Church Cemetery under the direction of Hill Funeral Home.

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BRAINE, Doris
MEADVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Doris Mae Braine, 77, died December 22, 2003. She was born March 20, 1926 in Erie to the late William and Gertrude Leuth Anderson. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she served as social ministry chair of the church council, and was active with the Altar Guild, the community soup kitchen, and preparing bereavement dinners. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and enjoyed golfing and playing bridge. Survivors include three daughters, Diane Rodax (Oliver) of Hadley, Lynda Cook (Thomas) of Erie, and Sally Stiven (Christopher) of Sevenoaks, England; a sister, Jane Buchanan of Erie; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was predeceased by her husband, William Martin Braine. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home.

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BRATICH, Mila
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Mila Bradick Bratich died February 11, 1960. She was born in Yugoslavia. She had been an Aliquippa resident for over 45 years, and attended St. Elizabeth Serbian Orthodox Church. She was a member of Zora Lodge #100. Survivors include her husband, Marko; three sons, Dan, Mitch and Rody; two brothers, Rod and Mitch; two sisters, Mildred and Helen; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Elijah's Church. Interment was at St. Elijah's Church Cemetery under the direction of Hayden Funeral Home.

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BREESER, Cecelia
DARBY, PENNSYLVANIA: Cecelia G. Breeser, 81, died February 17, 1961 at the St. Francis Country House in Darby. She was born in Philadelphia, and had lived in Folsom for 35 years. Survivors include 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Breeser. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of M.F. Williams Funeral Home.

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BREITENBACH, Mary
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Josephine Seal Breitenbach, 67, died December 20, 2008. She was born May 2, 1941 to Walter and Gertrude Kedian Seal. Survivors include a son, Robert McNeill of Wellsboro; a granddaughter; a brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Gloria Seal of Fallsome; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Breitenbach; a son, James McNeill; her parents; and six siblings. Arrangements were entrusted to Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel.

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BRENTZEL, Elizabeth
NORTH HUNTINGDON, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth A. Veitch Brentzel, 100, died June 3, 2009 at Baldock Health Care Centre in North Huntingdon. She was born January 26, 1909 in North Huntingdon Township to James and Florence Parfitt Veitch. She attended the First United Church of Christ in Irwin. She served as former president of the Shafton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, and enjoyed bowling and playing bingo. She is survived by two children, Jacob Brentzel, Jr. of Camp Spring, MD, and Carolyn B. Nelson of North Huntingdon; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two children, Charles Brentzel and Venagene Davis; and seven siblings, Bertha Smith, Nellie Box, Florence Evans, and Robert, James, C. Joseph, and Alex Veitch. Interment was at Union Cemetery in North Huntingdon with arrangements by William Snyder Funeral Home.

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BREWER, Amy
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Amy Lewis Brewer, 65, died March 29, 1967 at the Monroe County General Hospital in East Stroudsburg. She was born in Greewich, CT to Eugene Howard and Amy Bushy Lewis. She had been an area resident since 1950, and was a member of the Boyertown Senior Women's Club. Survivors include a daughter, Arvilla Brewer of Reading; and four sisters, Mrs. Robert Glassburn of Columbia, GA, Mrs. William Anderson of Stoudsburg, and Mrs. Donald Stoner and Mrs. Arthur Anderson, both of Mexico City, Mexico. She was preceded in death by her husband, Conde G. Brewer. Burial was at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, NY by William Thomas Funeral Home.

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BREWER, Conde
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Conde G. Brewer, 64, died September 30, 1966 at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Albuquerque, NM to George and Susan Osgood Brewer. He was a graduate of the New Jersey Law School and Denison University in Ohio. He was a fomer theatrical stage director, and had been associated with the Newark Star-Ledger and The Billboard publications. During World War II, he was a Spanish interpretor for the Federal Censorship Office in Washington, DC. He had also worked at Textile Machine Works. He was a charter member of the American Newspaper Guild. Survivors include his wife, Amy Lewis Brewer; a daughter, Arvilla L. of Bridgeton, NJ; a sister, Louise (Winston) Gravely of Richmond, VA; and two brothers, George H. of Wellesley, MA, and Frank O. of Tampa, FL. Interment was at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, NY with arrangements by L.W. Ott Funeral Home.

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BRIGGS, Nellie
LIBRARY, PENNSYLVANIA: Nellie E. Briggs, 82, died December 3, 1998. She was the mother of Mark E.; and the sister of John Dzimiera. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer W. Briggs. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Park with arrangements by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel.

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BROCK, Eugene C., Jr.
CANONSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Eugene Clayton Brock, Jr., 6-day-old infant, died January 4, 1942 at the Canonsburg Hospital. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Clayton Brock, Sr. Burial was at the Washington Cemetery.

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BROOKS, Nellie
DONORA, PENNSYLVANIA: Nellie M. Brooks, 84, died July 20, 2005. She was born May 11, 1921 to the late John and Elizabeth Lewis. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Donora and the Donora Senior Citizens' Center. She is survived by a niece, Barbara A. Yuhasz of Monongahela; a sister-in-law, Bertha Sowers of Donora; a cousin, Jesse Manning of Finleyville; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Brooks. Interment was at Monongahela Cemetery by James A. Rabe Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Grace
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Grace M. Brown, 69, died January 22, 2002 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was born November 6, 1932 in Philadelphia to the late Elmer Jacoby and Grace Zimmerman Jacoby. She was born and raised in Philadelphia. She was a machine operator in the clothing manufacturing industry, and had worked various other jobs. She was a member of the Order of Pocahontas. She was the wife of Runyan L. "Brownie" Brown; and the mother of Richard, Thomas, Deborah, and James Brown, Linda McCullough and Rose Corapi. She had 12 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park in Feasterville under the direction of Wetzel and Son-Montanye Funeral Home.

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BROWN, John E.
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: John E. Brown, 75, died may 10, 1977 at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland. He was born in Marysville, OH. He retired from the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Air Corps with 29 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion, and had been a Chester resident for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, Carrie Rhoden Brown. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Earl L. Foster Funeral Home.

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BRUNO, Dr. Francisco
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Francisco Fernando Bruno, 64, died September 1, 1983. He studied medicine at La Plata University in Argentina, and later attended Louvain University in Belgium and the Sorbonne in France. He had been a physician in Washington County since 1966. He had worked at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, and later had a private family practice in Canonsburg, in addition to being affiliated with Canonsburg General Hospital. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, where funeral services were held. Burial was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Stewart F. Barnhill Funeral Home.

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BRUNWASSER, Adolph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Adolph Brunwasser, 88, died January 19, 1950 at the Aspinwall Veterans Hospital. He retired from the hotel industry, and was a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans and the Spanish-American War Veterans. Survivors include his brother, Frank Brunwasser; 2 nieces; and 3 nephews. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at Poale Zedeck Cemetery.

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BRYAN, Kuzmo
BESSEMER, PENNSYLVANIA: Kuzmo Bryan, 63, died June 19, 1975 at St. Francis Hospital in New Castle. He was born September 27, 1911 in Bessemer to Matt and Teresa Susany Bryan. He was a self-employed machinist and a member of St. Anthony Church. Survivors include his wife, Amelia Spincic Bryan; two sons, Michael and Richard, both of Bessemer; a daughter, Sandra (Florian) Dorocich of Bethel Park; two brothers, Milton of Bessemer and John of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Mrs. Ube Ujcich of Phoenix, AZ; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Anthony Church. Interment was at St. Anthony Cemetery by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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BUCHER, Edward
FINLEYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Edward Bucher, 86, died September 7, 1960 at Washington Hospital. He is survived by two daughters, Margaret Porter of Gastonville and Catherine Griffith of St. Louis, MI; a son, George Bucher of Breckenridge, MI; a sister, Millie Powell; a brother, Nicholas Bucher; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Francis Church. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Pittsburgh under the direction of Edward. B. Garry Funeral Home.

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BUGG, Clinton
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Clinton Bugg died January 25, 1953 at the Veterans' Hospital in Aspinwall. He was the brother of Louise King and Essie Horne Bugg. Services were held at Nazarene Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Hopewell Funeral Home. Note: Burial may be at Homewood Cemetery.

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BUPP, Charlotte
YORK, PENNSYLVANIA: Charlotte M. Bupp, 88, died February 5, 2008. She was born November 15, 1919 to the late M. Walter and Ovda N. Britcher Bupp. She was a retired executive secretary for the York County Blind Center, and attended Christ Lutheran Church. Following cremation, interment was at Fairview Cemetery.

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BURGOON, Dorothy
LITTLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy O. Burgoon died November 15, 2004. She was born August 25, 1913 to the late Grant and Berton Bond Crouse. She was a graduate of Strayer Business College in Baltimore, MD. She worked as a secretary for B.F. Shriver, and later retired from Littlestown National Bank. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, John W. Burgoon, Jr. of Greencastle; a granddaughter; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Burgoon, Sr. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

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BURKHARD, Dr. Charles
NORTH EAST, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Charles "Doc" Burkhard, 75, died December 5, 1991 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie. He was born in New York City. He held a doctoral degree in chemistry from Purdue University. He retired from General Electric with over 35 years of service as a research chemist and manager of the materials and processes lab in the locomotive division, working for 14 years in Schenectady, NY and for 25 years in Erie. He invented silicon lubricants and had 20 other patents. During World War II, he was a researcher for the U.S. Army. He was a 50-year member of the American Chemical Society, and also belonged to the Elfun Society and the Oratorio Society of Schenectady. He was a former choir director at Park United Methodist Church, and a former choir director at the Methodist Church in Alplaus, NY. He taught navigational classes for the Erie Power Squadron, and enjoyed woodworking. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Elinor Raber Burkhard; seven sons, Dale Burkhard of Newark, DE, Alan Burkhard of Dayton, OH, Lawrence Burkhard of Duluth, MN, Neil Burkhard of Catlett, VA, Walter A. Burkhard of Del Mar, CA, Peter Burkhard of Hermosa Beach, CA, and Norman Burkhard of Livermore, CA; three brothers, Merton Burkhard of Woodland Hills, CA, Kenneth Burkhard of Manhattan, KS, and Eugene Burkhard of San Jose, CA; and 11 grandchildren. Interment was at North East Cemetery by Bowers Funeral Home.

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BURNS, William B.
CORRY, PENNSYLVANIA: William B. Burns died December 31, 1995. He was a former resident of McDonald, PA. He was the father of William D. Burns, and had 2 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor Burns. Arrangements were handled by Thomas and Little Funeral Home.

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BURRIER, Bowman
WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA: Bowman B. Burrier, 80, died October 22, 2010. He was born in Plains Township to Thomas and Almedia Oplinger Burrier. He worked in restaurant management, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He attended Parsons Primitive Methodist Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees, and was a member of the Restaurant Association, Landmark Lodge #442 F.&A.M., and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Cora Reese Burrier; a daughter, Sharon Reese (John); a sister-in-law, Hazel Reese; and 3 nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Sarah Maslowski; and a brother, Thomas Burrier. Interment was at Mount Greenwood Cemetery in Shavertown under the direction of E. Blake Collins Funeral Home.

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BURROUGHS, Rachel
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Rachel Esther Burroughs died November 2, 2004 at Willow Terrace. She was born in Petersburg, VA to Alonzo and Martha Randall. She had worked in the florist trade with her first husband, George La Vere. She was a Jehovah's Witness for over 70 years. Family members include four children, Helena Howard, Madeline Coles, Frank Le Vere and George Le Vere; a brother, George H. Randall; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; her nieces, nephews; and her friends. She was predeceased by two husbands, George Le Vere and Jessie Burroughs; and a daughter, Florence Le Vere. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Walnut Street in Philadelphia. Interment was at Eden Cemetery by Terry Funeral Home.

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BURY, Sister M. Chrysantha
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Chrysantha Bury died July 16, 2002 at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Basil the Great. She was the daughter of Michael and Anna Bury. Survivors include three sisters, Elizabeth Wolfrum, Agnes Domasinsky and Tatianna Bury; and her religious community. Services were held at the Holy Trinity Chapel. Interment was at the Convent Cemetery in Fox Chase.

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BUSHINSKI, Rev. Leonard
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Leonard A. Bushinski, 71, died April 29, 1991 at Trinity Hall at Duquesne University. He was born in Schuylkill County, PA. He began studies at Holy Ghost Junior Seminary in Bucks County in 1935; he also studied at St. Mary Seminary in Norwalk, CT and the Biblical Institute in Rome. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1945. He taught at Duquesne University from 1959 to 1987, where he was also an assistant archivist. He taught for a year at the Missionary Institute in London, and prior to joining the staff at Duquesne, taught at St. Mary for a decade. He is survived by three sisters, Theresa Kruczek, Dorothy Bell, and Helen Tomkiel; and two brothers, Albert and Rev. Edward Bushinski. Services were held at the University Chapel. Burial was at the Holy Ghost section of St. Mary Cemetery in Sharpsburg with arrangements by Worrell Funeral Home.

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BUSSARD, Harry
DAYTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Harry Bernard Bussard, 86, died January 4, 2010. He was born March 31, 1923 in Wayne Township, Armstrong Co., PA to Charles and Lula Good Bussard. He was a horse trainer for 40 years, and a dairy farmer for 15 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Association and the American Legion, and was a past member of the Pennsylvania Farmers' Association. Survivors include his wife, Aliene Doverspike Bussard; a daughter, Bonnie McMeans (Ernie) of Dayton; a son, Gary Bussard (Paulette) of Dayton; two brothers, Paul Bussard of Dayton, and Brownie Bussard of Conway, SC; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Woodene Mowrey; and a brother, Eugene Bussard. Burial was at Dayton Glade Run Presbyterian Cemetery under the direction of Bauer-Bly Funeral Home.

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BUSTARD, Anna
WORCESTER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Jean Bustard, 86, died December 26, 2008 at Doylestown Hospital. She was born October 20, 1920 in Worcester Township to Wellington and Mary Farrington Bustard. She retired from Amtek Hunter Spring with 44 years of service. She is survived by two sisters-in-law; a niece; a nephew; her grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and a great-grandnephew. She was predeceased by her parents; three brothers, Ralph, Charles and George W. Bustard (with whom she is buried); and a grand-nephew. Interment was at Wentz United Church of Christ Cemetery.

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BUVIT, Louis J.
CALIFORNIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Louis J. Buvit, 88, died January 7, 2006. He was born September 26, 1917 to the late Nicholas and Josephine Matuk Buvit. He was a veteran of World War II, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge with the Third Army Division. He was a life member and past commander of American Legion Post #377. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Julia Melina Buvit; a son, Tim Buvit of Washington, PA; a nephew, Tom Klus of Parsons, WV; a grandson; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Jim Buvit; and his parents. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Mariscotti Funeral Home.

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BYRNE, Sister Mary Alma
NATRONA HEIGHTS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Alma Byrne, 86, died January 4, 1985 at Blessed Sacrament Convent in Natrona Heights. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1920, and was a nun for 64 years. She taught in parish schools in Altoona, Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Greensburg, and Columbus, OH. Survivors include a sister, Anna Driscoll of Ebensburg; and her religious community. Services were held at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Interment was at the Sisters' Cemetery.

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CADMAN, Robert
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert Cadman, 73, died October 13, 1959 at Homestead Hospital. He was a stationary engineer at Western Psychiatric Hospital. He lived in the Hays area, and attended Hays Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mina Rountree Cadman; two sons, John R. and Robert R.; three daughters, Betty Black, Margaret Feney, and Mildred Thomas; two brothers, William and Charles; a sister, Lucy Walker; and 5 grandchildren. Burial was at Jefferson Memorial Park by Gillen and Coulter Funeral Directors.

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CALABRIS, Samuel R., Sr.
CARMICHAELS, PENNSYLVANIA: Samuel Richard Calabris, Sr., 75, died February 9, 1977 at his residence. He was born in Footdale, PA in 1901 to Carmen and Maria Calabris, who were from Naples, Italy. Survivors include four children, Samuel R. Calabris, Jr. of Greensboro, Joan (John) Baloh of Lewistown, Marie (Earl) Stewart of Manor, and Esther Flynn (Peter) of Dilner; a sister, Emily Kado of Ashtabula, OH; a brother, Sylvester of Wadsworth, OH; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Point Marion Cemetery under the direction of Lucas Funeral Home.

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CALHOON, Clara
BETHEL PARK, PENNSYLVANIA: Clara Wesel Calhoon, 75, died September 2, 1967 at her home. She was a dietitian. She was a member of the North Side Civic Club, the Business and Professional Club of Pittsburgh, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a brother, George Wesel; and two sisters, Gertrude and Anna Wesel. Interment was at Smithfield East End Cemetery by L. Beinhauer and Son Mortuary.

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CALLISTO, Nicholas
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Nicholas M. "Nick" Callisto died August 10, 1960. He was married to Mary Callisto, and had a sister named Antonette. Services were held at St. Norbert's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Laughlin Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at the West Newton Cemetery.

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CANAN, Annie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Annie Canan died February 4, 1938. She was born in 1849 in Dresden, Germany. She attended Emory Methodist Episcopal Church, and was a member of the Relief Corps of Pennsylvania and the Hutchinson Circle of the GAR. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Stell Kauffman, Mrs. Selma Somerville, and Annie Canan; a son, James Canan, Jr.; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Canan, Sr. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery.

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CANNELL, Charles S.
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles S. Cannell, 71, died August 23, 1949 at his residence. He was a retired Reading Company conductor with 42 years of service with the railroad. He was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Kley Cannell. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Conductors, the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, the P&R Relief Association, and the Reading Company YMCA. He attended Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, where he was a member of the men's Bible class. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth C. Rayeur; a son, Russell; two sisters, Louisa Brunner and Edith Essick; two brothers, John and Thomas; 3 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice M. Stager Cannell. Interment was at Charles Evans Cemetery by Henninger Funeral Home.

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CANNELL, Rachel
DORMONT, PENNSYLVANIA: Rachel S. Cannell, 77, died August 6, 1949 at Shadyside Hospital. She was born May 10, 1872. She was a retired principal at Esplen School. She had been a teacher and principal in Pittsburgh schools for 45 years. She was a member of the Sebring United Presbyterian Church of Sebring, OH, and the Dormont Women's Club. She was unmarried. Survivors include two brothers, Enos and John; and two sisters, Mrs. Eunice Jordan and Mrs. Martha Whan. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Mary Cress, who had died 12 hours earlier in Alliance, OH. Interment was at Fairmount Memorial Park in Alliance, OH with arrangements by E.B. Laughlin Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her brothers' last name as Cannelly.

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CANZANESE, Filomena
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Filomena Canzanese, 65, died January 30, 1961 at her residence. She was a member of St. Anthony's Church. Survivors include five children, Nicholas of Essington, Mrs. Adele Colicchio of Newkirk, DE, and Mrs. Carmella Bizzarro, Mrs. Olga Fusco, and Armando, all of Chester; a sister, Mrs. Teodora D'Andrea of Teramo, Italy; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicola Canzanese. Services were held at St. Anthony's Church. Interment was at Immaculate Heart Cemetery under the direction of Nacrelli Funeral Home.

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CAPLAN, Frances
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Frances Caplan died July 8, 1938. She was active with the Ladies Aid Society, the Jewish Home for Babies, the Jewish Home for the Aged, and the Esther Society. She was a Pittsburgh resident for 40 years. She is survived by her husband, Solomon Caplan; three sons, Cyril, Samuel H. and Hyman Caplan; and six daughters, Mrs. Sadye Litman (or Lippman), Mrs. Morris M. Freed; Mrs. Ida Herson (or Hershon), and Betty, Sarah and Eleanor Caplan. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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CAPLAN, Nathan
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Nathan Caplan died March 20, 1950 at his residence. He was a merchant, and retired after 40 years. He had been a Pittsburgh resident for over 60 years, and was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation. He was survived by his wife, Sarah Caplan; a daughter, Minnie Caplan; two sons, Harry and Morris Caplan; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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CAREY, Dr. John H.
BRENTWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. John H. Carey, 68, died March 6, 1978 at Jefferson Center, Jefferson Borough. He was a chiropractor. Survivors include his wife, Loretta Kelly Carey; a daughter, Beth Carey; two sons, Thomas J. Carey and Rev. David H. Carey; a sister, Eileen Sharbaugh; two brothers, J. Robert and James F.; and a grandchild. Burial was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Washington County under the direction of John F. Slater Funeral Home.

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CARLSON, Oscar A.
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Oscar A. Carlson, 87, died December 5, 2007. He was born September 28, 1920 to the late John and Margaret Landrus Carlson. He was a former security guard at J.P. Ward Foundry, and was a former member of Highway Tabernacle Church. He enjoyed building remote control airplanes and trains. He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Betty Ann Walburn of Susquehanna, and Peggy and Vernon Morqan of Mainesburg; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Strong Carlson; six brothers; and a granddaughter, Wendy Bartlett. Burial was at King Hill Cemetery by Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel.

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CAROLUS, Robert
CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert M. Carolus, 87, died August 3, 2007. He was born July 31, 1920 in Lewistown to Samuel and Mary McNeer Carolus. He was a retired electrician with the Pennsylvania Railroad. He is survived by a daughter, Nancy Wise of Newville; a brother, Leroy Carolus of Parkesburg; a sister, Kathryn Mitchell of Parkesburg; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice I. Bubb Carolus; three sisters; and four brothers. Interment was at Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Ronan Funeral Home.

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CARTER, Kimberly
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Kimberly Ann Carter, age 7 months, died May 25, 1960. She was the daughter of Raymond G. and Theresa M. Short Carter. Services were handled by Joseph Colligan Funeral Home.

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CARTER, Olive
SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Olive Ingalls Carter died December 8, 1898. She was born November 13, 1819 in Connecticut. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pulaski Carter. She was survived by three children, Melvin P. Carter, Pulaski Carter, and Mrs. W.D. Kennedy; a sister, Mrs. William Moore; and a brother, Walter A. Ingalls. Interment was at Dunmore Cemetery.

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CARVILLE, William W.
WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: William W. Carville, 89, died April 18, 2005. He was the son of the late John E. and Etta Painter Carville. He retired from Philadelphia Electric Company, where he had worked as a lineman, trouble man, and service foreman for over 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, TV repair, gardening, and raising tomatoes. He was a history buff. He is survived by two sisters, Cecelia Jones of Wilmington, DE, and Frances Bradley of West Chester. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Sylvester Carville. Interment was at Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery by Founds Funeral Home.

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CASE, Carrie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Carrie Case died April 13, 1950. She was the daughter of Mrs. Mary Haas, and the wife of Bertram Case. Services were held at the family home. Burial was at Union Dale Cemetery.

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CASEY, Sarah
PLYMOUTH MEETING, PENNSYLVANIA: Sarah G. Casey died December 13, 1919. She was the daughter of William and Margaret O'Neill Casey. Services were held at St. Matthew's Church. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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CASPAR, Adolph
CLIFTON HEIGHTS, PENNSYLVANIA: Adolph B. Caspar, 84, died April 27, 2007 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. He was born September 28, 1922 in Philadelphia to Frederick T. and Rose Riebold Caspar. He was a graduate of Pierce Junior College. He was a retired accounting clerk with Publicker Industries of Philadelphia, where he also organized office personnel and served as chief steward for Teamsters Local #115. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Springfield, and a charter life member of DAV Delco Chapter #113. He is survived by his wife, Florence E. Carter Caspar; his sons, Robert J. Caspar of Phoenix, AZ, Stephen J. Caspar of West Des Moines, IA, Michael F. Simon of Newtown Square, Matthew J. Simon of Haverford, and Robert D. Simon of East Goshen; and 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary M. Helduser Caspar. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery with arrangements by Williams Funeral Home.

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CATALDO, Lillian
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian Challingsworth Cataldo, 70, died October 14, 1959 at her home. She was born in Tyler, PA. She attended Rock Bend Methodist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Edna Chaney, Marietta Hughes, Genevieve Fulton, and Edith Constantino; five sons, Chester, William, Eugene, James, and Gerald Cataldo; a sister, Florence Buskirk; two brothers, Sam and Ted Challingsworth; 15 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at William Penn Memorial under the direction of H. Samson, Inc.

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CATHERMAN, Virginia
WATSONTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Virginia Helen Catherman, 82, died January 28, 2012 at Watsontown Health and Rehab. She was born September 3, 1929 in Muncy to Adam J. Hamilton and Estella Fay Walker Hamilton Hoagland. She was a former Milton resident, and worked in the housekeeping department of the former Laurelton Village. She enjoyed crafting and watching TV. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara L. Reed (companion Scott D. Mowery) of Watsontown, and Peggy A. Musser of Freeburg, three sons and a daughter-in-law, Miller J. (Shep) and Carrie E. Catherman of Lewisburg, Samuel A. Catherman (companion Pam S. Ross) of Mifflinburg, and Henry J. James (companion Carol Kerstetter) of Milton; a sister, Esther C. Follmer of Dauphin; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two husbands, Charles H. James and Miller L. Catherman, and a brother, Robert Lee Hamilton. Interment was at the Hartleton Cemetery under the direction of Schwartz-Adamo Funeral Home.

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CAUGHIE, William S.
MOUNT LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: William S. Caughie died October 16, 1957 at his home. He was a certified public accountant and assistant treasurer of the Koppers Company. He was a member of the National Association of Cost Accountants, and served as treasurer of the Baptist Orphanage and Home. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Bryan Caughie; a daughter, Sandra; his mother, Mabel Ruth Caughie; and a sister, Louise Stoner. Arrangements were handled by E.B. Laughlin Funeral Home.

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CHALMERS, Olga
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Olga Chalmers, 83, died November 14, 1989 at the Shadyside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Olga Amelia Chalmers. She was a former ballet dancer and instructor who had danced in Hollywood and Europe. She was a retired ballet teacher at Fillion Studios and the Arts and Crafts Center of Pittsburgh. She was the aunt of Robert J. McFarlin of Minneapolis, MN, and had several grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Interment was at Allegheny County Memorial Park with arrangements by H. Blaine Weddell Funeral Home.

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CHAMPAINY, Augusta
YOUNGWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Augusta Champainy, 73, died June 24, 1953 at her residence. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. Survivors include two sons, Harold Champainy of Youngwood, and Paul Champainy of Greensburg; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Marchioni of Greensburg; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Youngwood.

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CHATMAN, Anna
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Elizabeth Chatman, 81, died October 9, 2004. She was born January 11, 1922. She retired from the Harrisburg State Hospital, and attended Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church, where she served with the flower ministry. She enjoyed cooking and bowling. She is survived by a son, Robert L. Roman of Martinsburg, WV; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Burial was at William Howard Day Cemetery.

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CHEHOVITS, Catherine
ECONOMY, PENNSYLVANIA: Catherine Chehovits, 72, died December 20, 1960 at Sewickley Valley Hospital. She was born November 3, 1888 in Hungary. She had lived in Pennsylvania for over 40 years, and was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. She was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ann Yosler and Irene Barto; five sons, John, Andrew, Steve, James and Joseph; a brother, Steve Gazda; 20 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Chehovits. Services were held at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Ambridge. Burial was at Fair Oaks Catholic Cemetery under the direction of W.R. Towcimak Funeral Home.

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CHENET, Marjorie
DENVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Marjorie T. Chenet, 84, died September 29, 2001 at Maple Farms Nursing Center in Akron, PA. She was born November 3, 1916 to Walter B. and Helen Fiske Turney. She was a former New Jersey resident. She was a former recording secretary for the Somerset Republican Party in Somerset, NJ, and was also active with the Meadows Historical Society there. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and crocheting. Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Fink (Michael) of Reinholds; a son, Paul J. Chenet, Jr. of Hamilton, NJ; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul J. Chenet, Sr.; and a sister, Julia Larson. Services were held at Swamp Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment of cremains was at Franklin Memorial Park in North Brunswick, NJ. Arrangements were handled by Good Funeral Home.

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CHIZMAR, Julia
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Julia Chizmar, 63, died December 3, 1959 at her residence. She attended St. Titus Catholic Church, and was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society, the Christian Mothers Confraternity, and the Slovak Catholic Sokol of Aliquippa. She was survived by a daughter, Helen Fabrizzi; three sons, Theodore, Edward and William; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Chizmar. Services were held at St. Titus Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by Darroch Funeral Home.

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CHNUPA, John
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: John A. Chnupa was killed in action on November 22, 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge. He was born March 3, 1916. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of Company G, 18th Infantry, First Army. He was survived by his wife, Frances Chnupa; a daughter, Frances; a stepbrother, Joe Glochick; and two stepsisters, Julia Sochacki and Louise Selembo. Services were held at Most Holy Sacrament Church. Burial with military rites was at the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.

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CHRISTNER, Rachel
SCOTTDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Rachel Akins Christner, 82, died March 21, 1958 at her residence. She was born August 11, 1875 to Robert and Mary Jane Steele Akins. She was a member of the Scottdale First Presbyterian Church, and had been living in Scottdale for over 55 years. Survivors include her children, Mrs. Dalton A. Foss, Mrs. Henry E. Battenfield, Cyrus J., Harry R., Walter A., Earl R., and S. James; a sister, Mrs. Sarah Ruffner; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel E. Christner. Interment was at the Scottdale Cemetery.

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CHRISTODOLOU, James
AMBRIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA: James Christodolou, 64, died December 9, 1964. He was born October 26, 1900 in Samos, Greece. He was a painter for the American Bridge Division of U.S. Steel, and had lived in Ambridge for 40 years. He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. He was survived by his wife, Helen Christodolou; and two sons, Harold and Gust. Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Economy Cemetery under the direction of McCabe Funeral Home.

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CHUBB, Charles
ABBOTTSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles A. Chubb, 75, died April 8, 1965 at York Memorial Hospital. He was the son of G. Adam and Ida Kain Chubb. He was a retired farmer, and attended Salem E.U.B. Church in Liverpool. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Auker; six children, Robert A. Chubb, Rev. Clarence Chubb, Mrs. H. Fred Myers, Mrs. Melvin Baker, Millard A. Chubb, and Charles R. Chubb; a sister, Mrs. Ida Meiser; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Burial was at East Berlin Union Cemetery under the direction of Feiser Funeral Home.

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CICCHINO, Lucia
MOUNT LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Lucia Cicchino, 69, died August 13, 1948. She was the mother of Rose Thomas, Louis, Anthony, Dr. Frank E. Nicholas and Carl E. Cicchino. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicola Cicchino. Services were held at St. Bernard's Church. Interment was at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by E.B. Laughlin Funeral Home.

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CIMBALA, Mary
EAST PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Volcheck Cimbala, 85, died December 25, 2003. She retired from the Westinghouse East Pittsburgh Plant. She was the sister of George Volcheck of Monroeville, and Anna Volcheck and Kathryn Magyar, both of East Pittsburgh; and is also survived by her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael J. Cimbala; her brothers, John, Peter, Joseph, Andrew, Michael and Steve Volcheck; and a sister, Verna Volcheck. Services were held at St. Mary Byzantine Church. Interment was at Holy Trinity Cemetery in West Mifflin by Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home.

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CLARK, Sister Mary Inez
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Inez Clark, 87, died January 17, 1989 at Assumption Hall Infirmary. She entered the Sisters of Charity in 1924. She earned a music degree from Seton Hill College. She was a music teacher for over 25 years in Tucson, AZ, and was also a longtime teacher in the Pittsburgh area. Interment was in the Sisters' Cemetery at Seton Hill.

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CLARK, Sister Mary Norbert
MERION, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Norbert Clark, R.S.M., died November 21, 2001. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to Walter and Sara Schaeper Clark. She was a nun with the Sisters of Mercy, and was a resident of the McAuley Convent. Survivors include a sister, Catherine Bauer of Philadelphia; her nieces and nephews; and her religious community. Services were held at Our Mother of Good Counsel Church. Interment was at the Community Cemetery under the direction of D'Anjolell Funeral Home.

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CLENDANIEL, Nathan
CANONSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Nathan B. Clendaniel died April 14, 1964 in New Jersey. He was born September 6, 1878 in Jefferson to John S. and Mary Baker Clendaniel. He retired from Flannery Bolt in Bridgeville, and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Canonsburg. He was living in New Jersey at the time of his passing. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Emily Baker of New Monmouth, NJ; two sons, Robert N. and Clyde, both of Canonsburg; 6 grandchildren; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose May Wilson Clendaniel. Interment was at Forest Lawn Gardens in Peters Township under the direction of Griffith Funeral Home.

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CLESI, Rose Marie
OIL CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Rose Marie "Rosie" Clesi, 96, died October 25, 2006. She was born May 28, 1910 in Oil City to Frank and Nina Rinella Clesi. She worked at the family grocery store in Woodland Heights, and also worked at Kresge's and the Style Box. She attended St. Stephen's Church, and was a member of the Oil City Civic League. She enjoyed cooking, ceramics, and walking her dog, Teddy. She is survived by a brother, Anthony Clesi (Dorothy) of Oil City; a sister, Anne Cangemi of Oil City; 2 nephews; a great-nephew; and 3 great-nieces. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Josephine Cancilla and Mary Shialabba; a brother, Philip Clesi; and a brother-in-law, Sam Cangemi. Services were held at St. Stephen's Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

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CLEVER, Rutherford
McKEES ROCKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Rutherford Hays Clever died October 20, 1940 at his residence. He was born in 1877 in Kennedy Township to A.P. and Emma Clever. He was a funeral director at Clever and Stover Funeral Home, which opened in 1900. He attended McKees Rocks Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Lions Club and the Odd Fellows. Survivors include his wife, Ella Jones Clever; a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Stovver; and two brothers, Presley Clever and Martin Clever. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Clever and Stover Funeral Home.

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CLIFFORD, Goldie
MIDDLETOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Goldie M. Clifford, 85, died May 17, 2011 at the Hershey Medical Center. She was born August 17, 1925 in Danville to William E. and Margaret M. Hughes Campbell. She was a cook, and had worked at the Christian Day School. She was a member of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Louise (Steve) Stepanovic of Elizabethtown; three sons, Edward D. (Kathy) Clifford of Carlisle, David A. (Diane) Clifford of Oberlin, and William N. Clifford of Harrisburg; a sister, Virginia Louise Freeland of Mechanicsburg; two brothers, Kenneth A. (Beverly) Campbell of Highspire, and John E. Campbell of Middletown; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson G. Clifford; her parents; and two sisters, Betty Grosser and Shirley Jean Hamilton. Services were held at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Grandview Memorial Park in Annville under the direction of Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home.

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CLINE, Naida
CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Naida Lee Barrett Cline, 77, died November 17, 2010 at the Clearfield Hospital. She was born March 3, 1933 in Clearfield to Harry Summers and Elva Mae Norris Barrett. She was a graduate of the Clearfield Hospital School of Nursing and the Moody Bible Institute. She was a retired supervisor at Curwensville Nursing Home, and had also been a registered nurse in the maternity ward at Clearfield Hospital. She attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, and was a member of the Clearfield Nurses Alumni. Survivors include five children, Robert L. Cline, Jr. (Barbara), Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Jury (Bryan), Scott D. Cline (Wendy), Timothy S. Cline, and Daniel B. Cline (Tammy), all of Clearfield, a sister, Donna Kopcik of West Virginia; 9 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her former husband, Robert L. Cline, Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Albert "Jay" Barrett; and three sisters, Betty Robinson, Norma Hay, and her twin, Nadra L. Matter. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Curwensville with arrangements by Bennett and Houser Funeral Home.

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CLINTON, William
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: William T. "Billy" Clinton, 72, died September 24, 1979 at John J. Kane Hospital. He was a graduate of Duquesne University, and played with jazz legends Earl "Fatha" Hines, Maxine Sullivan, and Billy Eckstein. He played in the first African-American band to be aired on Pittsburgh radio, and had performed with his own group for 30 years. He played the saxophone, oboe and other reed instruments. He was a member of the American Federation of Musicians Pittsburgh Music Society #60-471, and the VFW. Survivors include a son, Richard J. of Homewood; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery in O'Hara Township under the direction of Douglas Funeral Home.

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CLYDE, Willean
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Willean Clyde, 73, died October 3, 2006. She retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, and enjoyed traveling. She is survived by a son, Reginald Clyde; a brother, Thomas Clyde; a grandson; and other family members and friends. Arrangements were entrusted to Hooper Memorial Home.

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COATES, Ruth
DANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth N. Coates died February 3, 2003. She was born January 6, 1912 to the late Henry and Carrie Harpster Showers. She was a retired occupational therapist at Danville State Hospital with 32 years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and attended Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, where she served with the Altar Guild. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, gardening and bird watching. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley K. Turnmyre of St. Pete Beach, FL, and Jane Pierce and husband Robert of Williamsport; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Shirley Coates of Danville; a sister, Elizabeth Machusak of Mechanicsburg; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Gerald L. Coates; five sisters; and six brothers. Services were held at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church. Burial was at Elan Memorial Park under the direction of Miller-Visneski Funeral Home.

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COFFMAN, Anna
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Nadji Coffman, 86, died December 13, 2003 at Beverly Healthcare Western Reserve. She was born March 25, 1917 in Sykesville to the late Ignatz and Kathrine Soych Nadji. She had been an Erie resident since the 1950s, and enjoyed baking. She is survived by two sons, Paul D. Coffman of Erie, and Thomas C. Coffman (Sandy) of Ocala, FL; a brother, Steve Nadji (Mary) of Emporium; a sister, Agnes Zabaily of Sykesville; 2 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Coffman; a daughter, Elizabeth Straitwell; a brother, John Nadji; and two sisters, Helen Norris and Mary Seremet. Interment was at Erie County Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Dusckas Funeral Home.

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COHEN, Lillian
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian Cohen, 85, died January 28, 1984 at an Erie nursing home. She is survived by a daughter, Arlene Brigstone of Erie; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Harry Ratner and Sam Cohen. Burial was at Anshe Hesed Cemetery under the direction of Donald Burton Funeral Home.

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COHEN, Minnie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Minnie Cohen, 64, died February 10, 1935 at her residence. She was survived by her husband, Samuel Cohen; and three daughters, Sarah Cohen, Mrs. Soph Hirsh, and Mrs. Rose Alpert. Burial was at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

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COLAIANNI, Amico
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Amico Colaianni, 77, died December 26, 1958 in Beaver Falls. He was born January 26, 1958 in Santo Pietro, Italy. He was a carpenter in the North Mills department of Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation, and was a member of CIO Local #1211. He attended St. Titus Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Assunta Vizzoca Colaianna; two daughters, Mrs. Elisa (Alice) Verdoni and Mrs. Madeline Sambol; a son, Dino; a sister, Mrs. Theresa Frazzini; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Titus Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Darroch Funeral Home.

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COLUSSI, Valentino
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Valentino Colussi, 61, died February 6, 1951 in Bridgeville. He was a former Bridgeville resident, and worked as a masonry contractor. He was a member of the Italian-American Mutual Benefit Association. Survivors include his wife, Marina Colussi; three sons, Salvatore, Bruno and Victor Colussi; three daughters, Eleanor, Iola and Mary Colussi; a sister, Cecilia Tramontina of Italy; and a brother, Stephen Colussi of Washington. Services were held at his residence.

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CONFER, Harry
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Harry C. Confer, 87, died September 29, 1991 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. He was born June 14, 1904 in Ansonia to John G. Confer, Sr. and Lena Riddle Confer. He was a retired maintenance supervisor at the New York Central Railroad with 49 years of service. Survivors include four sons, Edward Confer of Hopewell, VA, and Harold Confer, Howard Confer, and Willard Confer, all of Wellsboro; four daughters, Brenda Bowers of Wellsboro, Jean Kephart of Corning, NY, Kay Dennis of San Angelo, TX, and Sally Weeks of Chester, VA; two brothers, John Confer of Wellsboro, and Arthur Confer of Corning; 30 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Winona Mosher Confer; a son, Richard Confer; a daughter, Juanita Baer; and his parents. Interment was at the Wellsboro Cemetery by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home.

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CONNELLY, Sister Mary Matthew
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Matthew Connelly died December 25, 1949 at Seton Hill. She was a member of the Sisters of Charity for 37 years, having entered the order in 1912. She was a housekeeper at Seton Hill for over 30 years. Survivors include two brothers, Michael Connelly of New Kensington, and Patrick Connelly of Ireland; and two sisters, Delia Connelly of Pittsburgh, and Mary Concannon of Berkeley, CA. Services were held at St. Joseph's Chapel at Seton Hill. Interment was at the Community cemetery.

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CONNOLLY, Sister Clare Francis
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Clare Francis Connolly of the Passion, M.S.B.T., died September 4, 2002 at the Blessed Trinity Motherhouse. She was born in Brooklyn, NY. She served with the Missionary Cenacle Apostolate for a year, later joining her sister, Maureen, in the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity in 1938. She served in Philadelphia for 35 years at Holy Redeemer School, St. Francis De Sales Parish, the Newman Club at Drexel Institute, and the Ministry of Prayer at the Motherhouse. She had also served with missions in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Survivors include a sister, Frances Cuite of Devon; her nieces and nephews; her grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and her religious community. Services were held at the Blessed Trinity Motherhouse chapel. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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CONTI, Sister Victor
BADEN, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Victor Conti, 89, died May 8, 2000. She was the daughter of Fortunato and Pia Ferrarri Conti. She had been a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph for 74 years. She was a school principal, teacher, and art coordinator with the Pittsburgh and Greensburg Dioceses for over 50 years. She served at St. Joseph School in New Kensington, and St. Titus School in Aliquippa. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, and her religious community. Services were held at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse. Burial was at the Sisters' Cemetery.

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COOL, Mary
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Virginia Cool, 79, died February 24, 2008. She was born December 3, 1928 to the late Earl and Clara Kittinger Mickley. She was a seamstress at several factories in Gettysburg, Bonneauville and New Oxford, and formerly worked at the Gettysburg Shoe Factory. She was also a cook at the Dutch Cupboard and the Lamp Post. She attended Orrtanna United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Samuel F. Cool; her sons, Samuel Cool, Jr., Bradley Cool, Ronald Cool, and Brian Cool; two sisters, Dorothy Moose and Carrie Wampler; two brothers, John Mickley and Kenneth Mickley; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother; Jay Mickley. Interment was at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens by Peters Funeral Home.

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CORBETT, Sister M. Jamesina
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Jamesina Corbett, 59, died September 22, 1972 at Mercy Hospital. She joined the Sisters of Mercy in 1935, and was a teacher and principal at 13 different parochial schools, including St. Maurice's School in Wilkinsburg. Survivors include five brothers, Martin, Joseph, Eugene, James and Patrick; three sisters, Mrs. Catherine Miller, Mrs. Jule Sweeney, and Mrs. Eileen Judge; and her religous community. Services were held at the convent chapel. Interment was at St. Xavier's Cemetery in Latrobe.

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CORBIT, John H., Jr.
FLEETWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: John H. Corbit, Jr., 18, died December 8, 1976 at his home. He was born in Reading to John H. and Henriette L. Kolditz Corbit. He was a student at the Berks Campus of Pennsylvania State University, and was a graduate of Oley Valley High School. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Laureldale, and was an Eagle Scout. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Andrea A.; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kolditz and Mrs. Sallie Corbit; and a great-grandmother, Mrs. Alma Kolditz. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Reiffton by Kuhn Funeral Home.

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CRALEY, Austin W., Jr.
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA: Austin W. "Andy" Craley, Jr., 73, died August 11, 2004. He was born in Paoli, PA to Austin W. Craley, Sr. and Elizabeth Craley. He was the third generation of his family to work for the Pennsylvania Railroad, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a volunteer fireman and a Phillies fan. He had been a lifelong resident of the Malvern and Paoli area, but had lived in Pennsauken, NJ for the last two years. Survivors include a son, Austin W. Craley III (Gail) of Mount Laurel, NJ; a sister, Idella Jackson of Bradentown, FL; 3 grandchildren; his former wife, Shirley Craley; three nephews; a niece; and his friends. Services were held at the Church of the Good Samaritan. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Mauger-Givnish Funeral Home.

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CREME, Elizabeth
BERWICK, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Regina Caciolo Creme, 81, died January 10, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was born April 20, 1929 in Berwick to Paul Caciolo and Regina Fuerino Caciolo. She attended St. Joseph's Church, and enjoyed knitting, sewing and baking. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Matthew J. Creme, Sr.; her children, Matthew J. Creme, Jr. (Diane) of Lancaster, and Ann E. Creme, and Regina A. Hoffman (Edwin Hoffman III), all of Berwick; a brother, Paul R. Caciola of San Antonio, TX; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Eugene V. Caciola. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of McMichael and Rairigh Funeral Home.

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CROUSE, Ernest L., Jr.
HANOVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Ernest L. "Ernie" Crouse, Jr. died September 20, 2006 in New Oxford. He was born March 30, 1923 to the late Ernest J. and Cora M. Jacoby Crouse. He retired from R.H. Sheppard Co. in Hanover with 57 years of service, and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He attended Sacred Heart Basilica in Edgegrove. He was a member of the Catholic War Veterans, the VFW, the McSherrystown Moose, and the New Oxford Social Club. He is survived by his wife, Catherine M. Gross Crouse; a daughter, Jolene M. Hoke of Hanover; two sons, Allen B. Crouse, Sr. of McSherrystown, and Robert F. Crouse of Hanover; and 6 grandchildren. Burial with military honors was at the Conewago Chapel Basilica Cemetery.

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CROWLEY, Judith
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Judith Crowley died July 18, 1999. She was the mother of Anton and Antoinette; the sister of Joyce King; and the grandmother of Anton, Jr. She is also survived by two nephews; her great-nieces; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Crowley. Services were held at Pilgrim Baptist Church. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery with arrangements by Robinson Funeral Home.

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CROYLE, Delores
FORD CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Delores Irene Troutner Croyle, 83, died May 25, 2008. She was born June 3, 1924 in Worthington to the late Charles and Clara Forester Troutner. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, traveling, camping and picnics. She was a Protestant. She is survived by two daughters, Beverly (Harry) Blose of Ford City, and Phyllis (Henry) King of Tionesta; a son, William R. (Helen) Bowser of Kittanning; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl S. Croyle; a daughter, Barbara A. Wyant; her parents; two sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Worthington Lutheran Cemetery with arrangements by Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home.

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COONEY, Helen
WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA: Funeral services for Helen G. Cooney were held on December 13, 1948 at McLaughlin Funeral Home. She was a Philadelphia native, and had been a Wilkes-Barre resident for over 30 years. She was unmarried. Services were held at St. Edward's Church in Philadelphia. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Philadelphia.

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COSGRAY, Abraham P.
GREENE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: Abraham Peter Cosgray, 75, died January 29, 1937. He was born February 24, 1862 to Abraham and Elsie Moore Cosgray. He was the husband of Fannie Tustin Cosgray, and had two daughters. Burial was at Claughton Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Weaver Funeral Home.

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COSGROVE, Joseph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph L. Cosgrove died July 11, 1952. He was the son of Margaret M. Fisher Cosgrove; and the brother of Pearl Cosgrove. Services were held at St. Martin's Church in New Derry. Arrangements were handled by McCabe Funeral Home.

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CRAMPHORN, Edwin
SPRINGFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Edwin H. Cramphorn, 78, died December 24, 1962 at the Delaware County Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the American Legion, the East Lansdowne Fire Co., and the St. Francis of Assisi Holy Name Society. Survivors include his wife, Irene Johnson Cramphorn; a son, Edwin; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery by Spencer T. Videon and Son Funeral Home.

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CRISMAN, Clarence
CRAFTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Clarence A. Crisman, 82, died January 26, 1979 at St. Francis General Hospital. He was a retired service representative for Linde-Air Products with over 40 years of service. He was very active in Masonic and Shrine activities, and was a 50-year member of Homewood Fort Pitt Lodge #635. Survivors include his wife, Edith C. Crisman; a son, John R.; three sisters, Margaret Boyer, Blanche Block, and Louelle Powell; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Entombment was at the Temple of Memories at Allegheny Cemetery in Lawrenceville under the direction of Hershberger-Stover Inc. Funeral Home.

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CRUM, Minnie
SMITHFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Minnie F. Priest Crum, 94, died September 12, 2005 at Lafayette Manor in Uniontown, PA. She was born August 25, 1911 in Uniontown, PA to William E. and Louisa Caton Priest. She was a Protestant. She is survived by three children, James William Crum, Sr. (Catherine) of Ruble Mills, Donald Edward Crum (Jane) of Mount Bradock, and Betty Casserly of Uniontown; a sister, Florence Bixler of Uniontown; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Crum; and a grandson, Charles Jason Crum. Interment was at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Smithfield under the direction of John F. Brownfield Funeral Home.

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CUNEO, Father Edmund
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Edmund R. Cuneo, 85, died August 6, 1990. He was a graduate of St. Vincent College and Seminary and the University of Notre Dame. He was a monk at the Benedictine community of St. Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1930. He was headmaster at St. Vincent Preparatory School, and held teaching and administrative posts at St. Vincent College, including having served as the college dean. He directed the St. Vincent retreat program for 30 years, and served as pastor of St. Mary's Church on the North Side from 1963 to 1976, and was pastor emeritus from 1976 to 1980. He was a counselor to alcoholics, and was active with the Allegheny County Housing Authority. He is survived by a sister, Ann Cuneo of Washington, DC. Services were held at St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Interment was at St. Vincent Benedictine Community Cemetery.

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CUNNINGHAM, Clara
NEW CASTLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Clara E. Cunningham, 71, died March 30, 1972 at St. Francis Hospital. She was born April 28, 1900 in Chewton to George and Martha Morton Hennon. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Milton Hogue and Mrs. Lester Young, both of New Castle; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard D. Cunningham. Interment was at Slippery Rock Church Cemetery in Ellwood City with arrangements by Turner Funeral Home.

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CUNNIUS, Wilson
KUTZTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Wilson W. Cunnius, 92, died June 16, 1970 at his home. He was born in Reading to John M. and Rebecca Rhoads Cunnius. He was a retired boilermaker for the Reading Iron Co., and had also worked for the Muhlenberg Water Authority. Survivors include three sons, Clarence F. and John F., both of the home, and Wilmer W. of Reading; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Florence J. Fehr Cunnius. Burial was at Aulenbach Cemetery under the direction of Milkins Funeral Home.

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CYLC, John
HEIDELBERG, PENNSYLVANIA: John K. Cylc, 72, died June 1, 1980 at the South Side Hospital. He owned the Cylc Auto Body and Frame Shop. He was a former director of the Bridgeville National Bank, and was on the advisory board of the Union National Bank of Pittsburgh. He was a member of the Polish Falcons, the Polish American Citizens' Club, the French Club of Heidelbert, the Ukrainian American Citizens' Club of Carnegie and the Moose Lodge. In his youth, he enjoyed playing baseball and soccer. Survivors include his wife, Josephine Utchel Cylc; a son, John A.; a brother, Chester; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Ignatius Chuch. Interment was at St. Ignatius Cemetery under the direction of Szafranski Funeral Home.

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CZARNECKI, Genevieve
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Genevieve "Jean" Mioduszewski Czarnecki, 80, died December 29, 1999. She was the mother of Glenn Czarnecki; and the sister of Richard, the late Henry, Bernard, and Gertrude Mioduszewski. She had 3 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond. Services were held at Our Lady of the Angels Parish. Arrangements were handled by Water J. Zalewski Funeral Home.

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CZEKAJ, Mary Lou
MOUNT PLEASANT, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Lou Czekaj, 74, died February 1, 2008. She was born August 16, 1933 in Mount Pleasant to Michael and Mary A. Shedlock Dzurica. She formerly worked at AMCO, the Mount Pleasant Shop and Save, and Powerex. She attended Transfiguration of Our Lord Polish National Catholic Church, and was a member of the Transfiguration Rosary Society and the Visitation Christian Mothers. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Monfette (Stan) of Windham, NH; a son, Mark Czekaj of Mount Pleasant; two brothers, Michael Dzurica and James Dzurica, both of Mount Pleasant; a granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas B. "Buck" Czekaj; an infant daughter, Carol Ann Czekaj; her parents; and a brother, Raymond Dzurica. Services were held at Transfiguration of Our Lord Polish National Catholic Church. Interment was at Transfiguration Cemetery with arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home.

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CZUDEK, August
WEST MIFFLIN, PENNSYLVANIA: August J. Czudek, 88, died April 22, 2007. He was born Aug. 17, 1918 in Duquesne to August Czudek, Sr. and Mary Kawulok Czudek. Survivors include a brother, Elmore Czudek; and five sisters, Florence Szpanka, Dorothy Czudek, Clara McCune, Julia Young, and Frances Holton. He was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Czudek; and four sisters, Elsie Belback, Emily Pry, Mary Andres, and Theresa Czudek. Services were held at St. Hedwig Church. Burial was at St. Hedwig Cemetery under the direction of Teichert-Gracan Funeral Home.

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DACH, Clemens
SHARPSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Clemens Dach, 84, died May 22, 1955 at his home. He was the son of Ludwig and Margaret Sigler Dach. He was a retired butcher, and had been a longtime employee of the John DeCapua Market. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Zimmer Dach; four sons, John G. of Youngstown, OH, Alfred of Petroleum, OH, and Francis and Louis of Sharon; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Weirick of Sharon, and Mrs. Edward Griffith of Sharpsville; three sisters, Mrs. Theresa McCurdy, Mrs. Margaret Griffith, and Mrs. Catherine Huck, all of Sharon; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by McGrath Funeral Home. Note: Interment is probably at St. Ann's Cemetery in Mercer County.

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DAGG, Homer
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Homer Ralston Dagg died April 3, 1967 at Washington Manor Nursing Home. He was born August 28, 1888 to Louis M. and Nancy Ralston Dagg. He was a retired plumber. He had been a plumbing inspector for the City of Washington, as well as for the the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. He was a member of the Plumbers Union of Pittsburgh and the Loyal Order of Moose. Survivors include two sons, Homer E. Dagg of Ponca City, OK, and Donald S. Dagg of Kansas City, KS; a sister, Mildred Dunning of Washington; three brothers, John E. Dagg of Washington, D. Scott Dagg of Ponca City, OK, and Allen T. Dagg of Florida; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Shields Dagg; and 2 infant children. Interment was at the Washington Cemetery under the direction of Hummell Funeral Home.

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D'ALESIO, James
MIDLAND, PENNSYLVANIA: James D'Alesio, 76, died September 5, 1956 at the City Hospital in East Liverpool, OH. He was born in Italy on July 1, 1880. He retired from the Midland Borough Street Department, and attended Presentation Catholic Church. He was a member of the Ameritalia Social League of Midland. Survivors include a daughter, Lucy D'Innocenzio; a son, Joseph D'Alesio (with whom he lived); a stepdaughter, Margarite Oddi of Italy; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Presentation Catholic Church. Interment was at Beaver Cemetery under the direction of Schwerha Funeral Home.

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DARCAS, Bessie
FRIEDENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Bessie A. Darcas, 68, died December 8, 1976 at her home. She was born in Wayne Township in Schuylkill County. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ and the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Friedensburg Fire Company. Survivors include two daughters, Arlene and Irma, both of Friedensburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Darcas. Services were held at St. John's United Church of Christ. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Friedensburg by Bast-Dewiler-Stabingas Funeral Home.

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DASCHBACH, Albert, Sr.
THORNBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Daschbach, Sr. died May 11, 1960. He was the father of Barbara Doherty, Albert Daschbach, Jr., Rosemary Daschbach, Bertrand Daschbach, John C. Daschbach, Sister Petra Daschbach, Mildred DeWitt, and Joseph Daschbach. He was predeceased by his wife, Estelle McCloskey Daschbach. Services were held at St. Philip's Church. Arrangements were handled by A. Staab and Sons Funeral Home.

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DATSKO, Jane
LIBRARY, PENNSYLVANIA: Jane Shema Datsko, 25, died April 8, 1976 at Mercy Hospital. She worked as a secretary for the Pittsburgh Steelers ticket office. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Datsko; her parents, Stephen and Grace Shema of East Liverpool; three brothers, Patrick Shema of East Liverpool, Thomas V. Shema of Shaker Heights, OH, and J. Richard Shema of Washington, DC; and her friends. Services were held at St. Aloysius Church in East Liverpool. Interment was at Columbiana County Memorial Park with arrangements by Dawson Funeral Home.

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DAVIDSON, Robert
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert Davidson, 74, died July 20, 1949 at the Jewish Home for the Aged. He had been a resident of Pittsburgh for 20 years, and formerly operated Davidson Ladies' Store in Homestead. He is survived by two brothers, Charles and David Davidson; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Davidson. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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DAVIES, John
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: John Davies died September 20, 1934 at South Side Hospital. He was the husband of Emma Warner Davies; and the father of John T. and Sue Davies. Funeral services were held at the family home. Interment was at Mount Lebanon Cemetery.

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DEARDORFF, Laura
BIGLERVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Laura C. Deardorff, 87, died March 11, 1952 at her residence. She was born August 27, 1864. She was a member of Zion Reformed Church in Arendtsville. She was survived by a son, John Henry Deardorff of Blue Earth, MN; a daughter, Sarah Deardorff Bollinger of Biglerville; a sister, Ella Spangler; a brother, Robert C. Spangler; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac F. Deardorff. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg.

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DECKER, Sister Clarita
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Clarita Decker, 55, died February 12, 1952. She was chief pharmacist at St. Joseph's Hospital for 19 years. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent in Baden, PA in 1930. She was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and held a degree in pharmacy. She was also a graduate of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing. Before entering religious life, she was a pharmacist at her father's drugstore. She was survived by a brother, Herman Decker. Services were held at the Mount Gallitzin chapel. Interment was at the Sisters' Cemetery.

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DeDIONISIO, Erma
HARBORCREEK TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Erma Zanni DeDionisio, 92, passed away October 6, 2009. She was born January 13, 1917 in Casafredda, Italy to the late Costo and Jenny Montella Zanni. She was a parishioner of St. James Catholic Church, and enjoyed growing and selling produce. She is survived by three children, William F. DeDionisio (Kathleen) of Greene Township, and Lucy Slickanich (John) and Paul DeDionisio (Deborah), all of Harborcreek; a sister, Betty Cass of Harborcreek; two brothers, Benjamin (Delores) and Mike, all of Harborcreek; a sister-in-law, Charlene; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Kenny Krein. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, William DeDionisio; a sister, Mary DeDionisio Ostroski; and two brothers, Modesto Zanni and Louis DeDionisio. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was St. Gregory Cemetery by Dusckas Funeral Home.

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DeFAZIO, Florence
RICHBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Florence Minton DeFazio died March 8, 2011. She was the wife of Carman J. DeFazio; the mother of John C. DeFazio, Michael F. DeFazio, and Michele Doyle (James); and is also survived by two sisters; a brother; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Dominic's Church. Interment was at St. Dominic's Cemetery under the direction of Fluehr Funeral Home.

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DeFEO, Tressie
KITTANNING, PENNSYLVANIA: Tressie F. DeFeo, 91, died July 8, 2008. She was born September 16, 1916 in Summerville to Augustine and Catherine Stillson Esola. She and her husband owned Hutchinson's Dry Cleaning, and she had also worked as a retail clerk at Brody's Clothing Store and other downtown stores. She was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church, and enjoyed bingo and trips to Atlantic City. She is survived by a sister, Francis Carbagnoni of Illinois; 3 grandchildren, Michelle (Jim) Barker of Kittanning, and Thomas (Gail) DeFeo and Catherine (Darryl) Dunmire, all of Ford City; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph DeFeo; a daughter, Nancy DeFeo; a son, Michael DeFeo; her parents; two sisters, Josephine Neal and Mary Haj; and two brothers, Ross and Louis Esola. Services were held at St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home.

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DeFILLIPO, Mary
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Carmella DeFillipo, 77, died January 7, 1943 at her residence. She had been living in Washington for over 50 years, and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Anna Uzzo of Washington, and Bridget LaGuardia and Katherine LaGuardia, both of Cleveland, OH; and two sons, Peter DeFillipo of Lawrence, and Samuel DeFillipo of Wheeling, WV. She was preceded in death by her husband.

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DeGIDIO, Alda
NEW CASTLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Alda DeGidio, 79, died April 19, 2008. She was born May 25, 1928 to Frank and Mary Sbarro Ticcone. She was a member of Mary Mother of Hope Parish, and was active for many years in the Republican Party. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her husband, Norman DeGidio, Sr.; two sons, Norman DeGidio, Jr. and Alexander DiGidio; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Delia Cunningham and Geraldine Marcutoli; and her parents. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery under the direction of William F. and Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home.

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DEININGER, Rev. Dr. Charles
BLOOMFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Dr. Charles Frederick Deininger died December 13, 1953. He was a graduate of Ursinus College and Princeton University. He was a former longtime pastor of Glenolden Presbyterian Church. He taught in the Old Testament department at Princeton Seminary, and was a New Testament professor at Bloomfield Theological Seminary, where he also director of field work. He was director of the Collegeville Summer Assembly for 26 years. He was the former pastor of Mays Landing Presbyterian Church in New Jersey, and the First Presbyterian Church of Germantown. He was a member of the 20th Century Cleric, the Canterbury Cleric, the Symposium and other organizations. Survivors include his wife, Alma Kite Deininger; a daughter, Mrs. Powell; two sisters, Mrs. Frederick Ball and Mrs. Julius Abel; and a granddaughter. He was predeceased by his first wife, Bertha Deininger; and a daughter, Dorothea. Services were held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, and also at Glenolden Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Arlington Cemetery by McCausland Funeral Home.

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DEMEL, Ellen
KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Ellen L. Demel died June 29, 1993. She was the mother of Georgealyn Mitchell, Virginia Lee Duff, Sally Hunt, Anthony Demel, and Norman Parkinson. She had 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Services were held at the Sheraden Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were handled by McDermott Funeral Home.

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DEMI, Carrie
CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Carrie A. Demi, 100, died July 28, 2006 at Clearfield Hospital. She was born December 7, 1905 in Sagamore, PA to Charles and Cora Craft Brady. She attended Emmanuel United Methodist Church, and was a longtime member of the Lawrence Grange. Survivors include four children, Drexel Demi (Mona) of Curwensville, and Gordon Demi (June), Lewis E. Demi, Jr. (Elinor), and Dolores Ogden, all of Clearfield; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis E. Demi, Sr.; her parents; three sisters; and a brother. Services were held at Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Interment was at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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DEMING, Edward
LAWRENCEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Edward Deming, 88, died July 20, 2002. He was born December 10, 1913 to Riley and Blanche Vanwie Deming. He retired from Atlantic Richfield. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, and an honorary member of the Lawrenceville Fire Department. Survivors include his wife, Fern Young Deming; three daughters, Donna Brown of Lawrenceville, Mary Wilcox of St. Petersburg, FL, and Dawn Comfort of Gillett; four sons, James of Lindley, NY, Donald of St. Petersburg, FL, Edward of Lawrenceville, and Jack of Vancouver, WA; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Interment was at East Lawrence Cemetery with arrangements by Wilston Funeral Home.

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DEMMS, Helen
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen B. Demms, 88, died December 24, 1975 at her residence. She attended Calvary Episcopal Church, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Twentieth Century Club. She lived in the East Liberty area. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. John A. Fink of Gambier, OH, and Mrs. Andrew T. Rolfe of Fairfield, CT; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery under the direction of H. Samson, Inc.

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DEPPEN, Margaret
DALMATIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret A. Deppen, 94, died March 1, 2012 at the Manor at Susquehanna Village. She was born May 11, 1917 in Dalmatia, PA to Peter and Sarah Kerstetter Tressler. She attended the St. Louis Music Conservatory, and was a piano and organ teacher. She was a member of Zion Stone Valley Church, and was a church organist for 40 years. She later relocated to Florida, where she played the organ for the United Methodist Church in Sebring, FL. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Carol Jean Witmer of Dalmatia, and Jeff and Dianne Witmer of Harrisburg; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Zion Stone Valley Church. Interment at Stone Valley Cemetery by James A. Reed Funeral Home.

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DEPTA, Stephen
EMSWORTH, PENNSYLVANIA: Stepen P. Depta died December 31, 1995. He was the husband of Evelyn Depta; the father of Mark Depta and Susan Zorn; the brother of Joseph Depta; and the grandfather of 2. Arrangements were handled by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

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DER, Walter
BRIDGEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter H. Der, 82, died April 16, 1985 at the Vincentian Home in McCandless. He retired from General Electric, and was a member of St. Agatha Church in Bridgeville. Survivors include his wife, Mary McGuirk Der; a daughter, Madonna Macedonia of North Andover, MA; two sons, Fr. Justin Der of Pittsburgh, and Jerome Der of Louisville, KY; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Agatha Church. Arrangements were handled by Caughey Funeral Home.

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DERK, Ferdinand
COAL TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Ferdinand Derk, 80, died November 17, 2010 at his home. He was born September 7, 1930 in Shamokin to George W. Derk and Bertha Fabian. He was a trimmer for Weyerhauser Paper Co. in Philadelphia, and was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Shamokin. He was a former resident of Pottstown. Survivors include a son, Donald Derk (Sherri) of Lower Pottsgrove; two daughters, Barbara Kennedy (Michael) of Lower Pottsgrove, and Susan Martinson (Bud) of Portland, OR; companion, Rose Dougherty of Coal Township; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ditman. Interment was at Highland Memorial Park under the direction of Farrow Funeral Home.

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DESCALZI, Charles
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles Descalzi died February 15, 1939. He was the son of John B. and Marie Antonette Descalzi. He was a World War I veteran, and served with the 80th and Rainbow divisions. He was survived by his wife, Agnes Larkins Descalzi; three sisters, Mrs. Louis Pannela, Mrs. Louis Campo, and Mrs. Lawrence Gentile; and four brothers, John B., Jr., Peter, James A. and Anthony Descalzi. Services were held at St. Paul's Cathedral. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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DETTER, C. Bruce
BENDERSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: C. Bruce Detter, 60, died March 7, 1945 at the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot, where he worked. He was the son of Walter W. and Elizabeth Myers Detter. Survivors include his father; a sister, Mrs. Harvey W. Knouse; and an uncle, Howard Detter. He was a member of the P.O.S. of A. in Bendersville. Interment was at the Bendersville Cemetery under the direction of Routsong-Dugan Funeral Home.

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DeUGARTE, Louise
CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Louise DeUgarte died December 21, 2009. She was born July 8, 1920 in Santiago, Chile to Jose Luis Mendez and Rosa Julia Muzzo Mendez. She was a retired LPN at the Chambersburg Hospital with over 20 years of service. She was also a Spanish interpreter for the Chambersburg Police Department and the Chambersburg Judicial System. Survivors include her husband, Hernan DeUgarte; a son, Louis DeUgarte; a daughter, Rosa DeUgarte Diehl; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Services were held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Auer Memorial Home.

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DEZEN, Rose
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rose L. Dezen died April 7, 1984. She was the mother of Irving Dezen of Pittsburgh, Howard Dezen of Englewood, NJ, and Dorothy Katzen of Phoenix, AZ. She had 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Abraham Dezen. Services were held at the Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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DICKEL, George
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: George Dickel, 78, died July 11, 1949 at Shadyside Hospital. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ray A. Fuhs of Green Tree, and Mrs. Emma G. Fisher of Dormont; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Schaefer Dickel. Burial was at Ridgelawn Cemetery under the direction of Beinhauer Mortuary.

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DIEFENDERFER, Hattie
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Hattie A. Holtzman Diefenderfer, 66, died June 18, 1943 at her residence. She was a member of St. Stephen's Reformed Church. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy (John) Six of Reading; and a sister, Jennie (William) Raubenhold of Hamburg. Interment was at the North Heidelburg Cemetery under the direction of F.F. Seidel Funeral Chapel.

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DiGUARDI, Joseph
JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph DiGuardi, 97, died April 20, 2008 at Atrium Manor in Johnstown. He was born February 26, 1911 in Johnstown to Mariano and Catherine D'Anna DiGuardi. He was a retired rigger at Bethlehem Steel with 40 years service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, vegetable gardening, and oil painting. He is survived by a brother, Samuel (Betty); and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Sara Torina; and a brother, Anthony. Services were held at St. John Gualbert Cathedral. Interment was at St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Frank Duca Funeral Home.

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DINGER, Mary
PUNXSUTAWNEY, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Ellen Dinger, 78, died April 29, 2007 in Washington Township. She was born October 10, 1928 in Porter Township to E. Earl and A. Winifred Weaver Lettie. She was a member of the Dora Evangelical Church, and enjoyed sewing. She was a former Porter Township resident. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Lou (Darl) Carr of Punxsutawney, and Nancy (David) Holmes of Falls Creek; 5 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 2 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde E. Dinger; two sisters, Leanna Matthews and Katherine Bish; and three brothers: Jack Lettie, William Lettie, and Duane Lettie. Services were held at the Dora Evangelical Church. Interment was at Zion Cemetery in Porter by Deeley Funeral Home.

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DiSANTE, Maureen
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Maureen Hatfield DiSante, 37, died May 8, 1989 in Harrisburg. She was born April 13, 1952 in Rochester to Raymond and Margaret Hallisey Hatfield. She was a graduate of Clarion College, and worked as a computer systems analyst with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She was a former resident of Aliquippa, PA. Survivors include her husband, Patrick DiSante; her parents; two sisters, JoAnn Hatfield of Santa Monica, CA and Susan Yanke of Mount Lebanon; her parents-in-law, Alfred and Mary DiSante of Aliquippa; a niece; and a nephew. Services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Hopewell Township. Arrangements were handled by Darroch Funeral Home.

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DIVENS, Florence
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Florence Divens died April 13, 1997. She was the mother of Rev. Carol Divens Roth, Robert A. Divens, Jr. and Chris Divens; and the stepsister of Mary Mospan and Edward Stalmac. She had 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Divens, Sr. Arrangements were handled by John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home.

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DOBSON, Marie
TITUSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Marie H. Dobson, 68, died June 26, 1968 at the Titusville Hospital. She was born November 16, 1899 in Pittsburgh to Martin and Katherine Rosenback Wallkan. She was the retired manager of Maxine's Clothing Store in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh. She was a former resident of Aspinwall, and a former member of East Liberty Presbyterian Church. She was survived by a daughter, Shirley (Richard) Poux of Titusville; a sister, Leona (Edward J.) Wittman of Pittsburgh; and 2 grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin Y. Dobson; and a sister, Mrs. Sherman Cooper. Interment was at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, and the H. Blaine Weddell Funeral Home. Note: Her maiden name was difficult to read.

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DOCKTOR, John F.
CLAIRTON, PENNSYLVANIA: John F. Docktor, 76, died September 4, 1993. He was the father of John C. Docktor; and the brother of Ann Dawson, Mary List, and Terry Celcesky. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Amelia Gersna Docktor. Services were held at St. Clare Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home.

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DODDS, Virginia
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Virginia M. Dodds, 86, died January 7, 2011 at the Beaver Campus of Heritage Valley Hospital. She was born February 9, 1924 in Conway to the late Kenneth and May Welsh Martsolf. She formerly worked at Sunnyside Coal Company in Darlington. She was a member of the First Primitive Methodist Church in Beaver Falls, where she served as the music minister, choir director and piano and organ player. While in Cranberry, she attended the Oak Hill Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. She enjoyed music, and was a former member of The Belle-Aires singing group, as well as the Beaver Valley Choral Society. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn (Paul) Black of Cranberry Township; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. John (Kris) Dodds of Shiloh, OH, and Alan (Cheryl) Dodds of Sheboygan Falls, WI; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Willard (Colleen) Martsolf of Beloit, OH, and Harold (Jennifer) Martsolf of Ladson, SC; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Robert W. Dodds, Jr.; and her parents. Interment was at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park under the direction of Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home.

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DONOHOE, Louise
OAKMONT, PENNSYLVANIA: Louise M. Donohoe, 84, died September 25, 2003 at West Penn Hospital. She was born May 24, 1919 in Pittsburgh. She was a graduate of and a retired teacher at West Penn Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and had been active with its prayer group. She was also an associate member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Millvale. She was a former resident of Penn Hills. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Frances Thorn of Monroeville; two sons, John Donohoe of Pleasant Hills, and William of Lower Burrell; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Donohoe; her parents, William Sr. and M. Regina Lauer Terheyden; a sister; and a brother. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Burket-Truby Funeral Home.

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DOUGHERTY, Rev. Thomas G.
DARBY, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Thomas G. Dougherty died May 8, 1975. He was born June 21, 1903 to the late Andrew J. and Anna O'Neill Dougherty. He was Pastor Emeritus of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Chester Heights. He was the brother of Andrew J. and John P. Dougherty, both of Philadelphia. He was a resident of Villa St. Joseph in Darby. Services were held at the Church of St. Thomas the Apostle. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery under the direction of Cavanagh-Patterson Funeral Home.

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DOVERSPIKE, Homer
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Homer G. Doverspike 68, died January 23, 1957 at his residence in Sheraden. He was a retired barber in Elliott. He was a member of the E.U.B. Church and the Elliott Hunting and Fishing Club. Survivors include his wife, Winifred Doverspike; a daughter, Jane Klaes of Pittsburgh; four sons, Jack of Youngstown, Keith of Covina, CA, and William R. and Richard, both of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Helena Umberhocker and Nell Ferguson; two brothers, Clyde and Charles; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Park by Beglinger Funeral Home.

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DOVERSPIKE, Mary
MUNHALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary A. Reardon Doverspike died February 23, 1999. She was the wife of Richard L. Doverspike; the mother of Fran Doverspike, Richard T. (Michelle) Doverspike, and Patricia (Louis) Paoletti; and the sister of Neal, John and William Reardon. She had 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, David Reardon. Services were held at St. Therese Church. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Park with arrangements by Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home.

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DOWNEY, Ann
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Ann E. Downey, 72, died September 5, 2009. She was born February 26, 1937 to the late Thomas and Rita Haughney. She is survived by her husband, Thomas F. Downey; two daughters, Rita A. Downey and Ann E. Ortiz, both of Reading; two sons, Thomas M. Downey of Leesport and James P. Downey of Reading; and 7 grandchildren. Interment was at Berks County Memorial Gardens by Auman Funeral Home.

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DOYLE, William
CECIL, PENNSYLVANIA: William Doyle died September 6, 1936. He was the brother of James, Martin and Richard Doyle, Mary Harkins and Catherine Mullin. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by McDermott Brothers Funeral Home.

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DRESS, Dorothy
LOCK HAVEN, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy Weber Dress, 89, died October 23, 2004 at the Lock Haven Hospital. She was born April 23, 1915 in Lock Haven to Arthur and Olive Robb Weber. She was raised by her late uncle and aunt, Glenn and Alberta Weber. She had worked as a waitress and housekeeper in the Lock Haven and Jersey Shore areas. Survivors include a daughter, Theresa A. Salsbury of Harborcreek; three sons, Richard A. and David A. Eck of Jersey Shore, and Edward L. Eck of McElhattan; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Leonard E. Eck and Charles N. Dress; and a grandson. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Clinton County under the direction of Yost-Gedon Funeral Home.

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DRESSLER, Dorothy
McALISTERVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy "Dottie" Ricci Dressler, 66, died August 27, 2009. She was born December 5, 1942 in West Fairview to Olivero and Fannie Magaro Ricci. She was a retired flight attendant for U.S. Air, and was the previous owner of Creme Stop in McAlisterville. She attended St. Jude Catholic Church in Mifflintown, and was active with Habitat for Humanity. She is survived by her husband, William E. Dressler; a daughter, Megan B. Yurkovic (William) of Harrisburg; two sons, Matthew Ricci Dressler (Sarah McKinney) of Harrisburg, and Andrew W. Dressler of Millersburg; a sister, Gloria Smith of Enola; 4 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Genevieve Calderelli and Mary Ennor. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Malpezzi Funeral Home.

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DROCKTON, Leonard, Sr.
RICES LANDING, PENNSYLVANIA: Leonard Drockton, Sr., 83, died October 2, 1959. He was born April 18, 1876 in Lithuania to Dominic and Ursula Auzbikas Drockton. He was a retired coal miner. He had been a Rices Landing resident for the past 45 years. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, and was a member of United Mine Workers Local #4731, and the Lithuanian Lodge. He was survived by his wife, Alexandria Drockton; two sons, Leonard Drockton, Jr. and Peter Drockton; four daughters, Josephine Foster, Stella Orban, Ursual Hanko, and Charlotte Chuey; a sister, Josephine Savickas; and 23 grandchildren. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Lucas Funeral Home.

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DUCKINFIELD, Phyllis
EXTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Phyllis B. Duckinfield, 67, died January 19, 2004. She was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Emily Rolli Bowman. She worked at Ronald White Nationwide Insurance, and attended Grove United Methodist Church. She was a former secretary for District 23 of Little League Baseball. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Elmer C. Duckinfield; three children, Susan Stahl of Limerick, and Stephen Duckinfield and David Duckinfield, both of Downingtown; three sisters, Jane Grau of Broomall, Margaret Smith of Eagle, and Helen McCreary of Exton; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at Grove United Methodist Church. Interment was at Grove Methodist Cemetery under the direction of Founds Funeral Home.

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DUDLEY, Robert D.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert Dewitt Dudley died June 8, 1941 at his residence. He was the son of Rev. and Mrs. Robert Dudley. He attended Emory Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Men's Bible Class. Survivors include his wife, Edna Sowash Dudley; a daughter, Mary Slack; three brothers, William, George and Joseph Dudley; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery under the direction of Eaton Funeral Home.

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DUPAL, Betty
LINESVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Betty Dupal, 70, died June 5, 1980 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born August 20, 1909 in Munhall, PA to John and Mary Zalucisky Dupal. She was unmarried. Survivors include a sister, Margaret Evans of Struthers, OH, and her friends. Services were held at St. Philip Church. Arrangements were handled by Houghton Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her mother's maiden name as Zaluzinki and her given name as Elizabeth.

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EAGON, Mildred
WAYNESBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Mildred Cox Eagon, 72, died December 11, 1977 at the Greene County Memorial Hospital. She was born January 22, 1905 to Andrew and Martha Ann Cain Cox. She was a longtime employee of South Penn Telephone Company, and was a member of the First Christian Church. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Margaret Jean Maryanski (Al) of Washington; a stepson, Jack Eagon of California; a brother, Arthur Cox; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Eagon; six brothers, Walter, Guy, Charlie, Lee, Mike, and John; and three sisters, Bertha, Stella, and Alta. Interment was at Rosemont Cemetery.

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ECKENRODE, Howard F., Sr.
KINGSTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Howard F. Eckenrode, Sr., died March 10, 1947. He was the son of John and Catherine McNulty Eckenrode, and was a native of Maryland. He had worked in the produce business, and formerly lived in Wilkes-Barre. Survivors include his wife, Mary Quinn Eckenrode; six children, Howard, Jr., Eugene, Thomas, Sister Mary Marican Eckenrode, Mrs. Thomas Zabresky, and Mrs. William Cahalan; six siblings, William, Leo, Charles, Paul, Mrs. George Cochrane, and Mrs. Francis Rice; and his grandchildren. Services were held at St. Ignatius Church. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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ECKERT, Armstrong
HUNTERSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Armstrong Eckert, 92, died April 22, 1952 in Cumberland Township. He was the son of Jacob and Catherine Englebert Eckert. He was survived by three brothers, Calvin of Alliance, OH, and Frank and Allen, both of Biglerville; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Lockwood Eckert. Services were held at the Methodist Church. Burial was at the Pines Cemetery.

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EDLIS, Murray
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Murray Edlis, 51, died October 21, 1935 at Presbyterian Hospital. He was born in Pittsburgh to Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Edlis. He was a city and county detective. Survivors include his wife, Fannie Goldstein Edlis; two sisters, Mrs. William L. Goldstein and Mrs. Charles Ruben; and two brothers, Jerome Edlis and Samuel Edlis. Burial was at Poale Zedeck Cemetery.

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EGGER, William E.
GREENVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: William Edward Egger, 64, died April 25, 1950. He was born in Vienna, Austria on August 17, 1886. He also lived in England, and was a former Cleveland resident. He had been a U.S. citizen since 1915. In Cleveland, he was a German radio announcer for WERE and WJMO, and ran a travel bureau specializing in travel in occupied Germany. He was a former advertisting manager for the Cleveland newspaper Wachter und Anzeiger. He was an Episcopalian. He was survived by his wife, Kate Papworth Egger; a son, H. William; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Shenango Valley Cemetery under the direction of Baird Funeral Home.

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EIGO, Father Francis A.
VILLANOVA, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Francis Augustine Eigo, O.S.A., died June 15, 2007 at St. Thomas of Villanova Monastery. He was born December 10, 1925 in Smithville, NJ to James J. and Cherry Applegate Eigo. He entered the Order of St. Augustine in 1958 in New Hamburg, NY. He was ordained to the priesthood on February 8, 1964 in Villanova. He held a bachelor's degree from LaSalle College in Philadelphia, and also had a master's degree. He studied at Villanova University, Laval University, Middlebury College and Augustinian College, and did doctoral studies at the Catholic University of America. He taught modern languages, French and Spanish at Camden Catholic High School, and also taught at Austin Preparatory School. He taught in the Theology and Religious Studies Department at Villanova University, where he served twice as the department chair. He was director of the annual Theology Institute for 30 years. Survivors include a brother, Matthew; and two sisters, Margaret and Sarah. Services were held at St. Thomas of Villanova Church at Villanova University. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in West Conshohocken, PA.

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EISAMAN, Zulla
VANDERGRIFT, PENNSYLVANIA: Zulla V. Eisaman, 99, died December 22, 1984 at West Haven Nursing Home. She was born in New Alexandria. She was the oldest member of the First Presbyterian Church of Vandergrift, and had been a member of the Women's Christian Association for over 70 years. Survivors include a daughter, Mary E. Washington of Vandergrift; a sister, Cornelia Rearick of Vandergrift; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at the Greenwood Memorial Mausoleum under the direction of Dunmire-Kerr Funeral Home.

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ELLIS, Carl
SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Carl Eugene Ellis, 44, died July 5, 1977 in Scranton. He was born October 12, 1932 to Dr. Lippert and Carleen Ellis. He held a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas, and did graduate work in art history at Harvard University. He taught fine arts at the University of Scranton, and was a lecturer on the history of glass. He was an elder at Westminster Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Lackawanna Historical Society and the Lackawanna Arts Council. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Parry Ellis; a daughter, Barbara Ellis; his mother; and a sister, Mrs. Lee Bodenhamer. Arrangements were by Davies and Jones Funeral Home.

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EMERICK, Emma
EDGEWORTH, PENNSYLVANIA: Emma Schleiter Emerick, 71, died January 16, 1941. She was born in Freedom to Conrad and Fredericka Schleiter. She was survived by two sons, Frederick Emerick and Edward Emerick, both of Edgeworth; two daughters, Mrs. Wilford Hicks of Edgeworth, and Mrs. John M. Ferguson of Mingo Junction, OH; four brothers, August Schleiter, Conrad Schleiter, Edward J. Schleiter, and George Schleiter; and a sister, Mrs. W.P. Sanders. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Gilbert Emerick. Services were held at her home. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Beaver County.

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ENGIST, Frances
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Frances Engist, 101, died December 8, 2010. She was born October 21, 1909 to Henry and Theodora Rosentiehl Engist. She retired from the payroll department at General Electric, and from the family business, Engist Bakery. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the St. Mark Seminary Auxiliary. She is survived by a niece and seven nephews. She was preceded in death by six sisters, Marie Speice, Louise Finnegan, Madeline Bennett, Julia Adams, and Josephine and Rose Engist; three brothers, Rev. Theodore Engist, C.SSR., August Engist, and Albert Engist; and her parents. Interment was at Trinity Cemetery under the direction of Russell C. Schmidt and Son Funeral Home.

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EPSTEIN, Deborah
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Debora Epstein died May 2, 1951 at her residence. She came to Pittsburgh from Poland after World War I. She was a member of Tree of Life Synagogue for over 60 years, and was known for her charity work. She was survived by two daughters, Miriam Palenbaum and Dora Leiber; a son, Samuel Gould; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Epstein; and a sister, Mrs. Abraham Goldstein. Burial was at Tree of Life Cemetery with arrangements by Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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ERNST, Alice
ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Alice Fay Mary Ernst, 53, of Allentown, died November 7, 2007. She was born April 17, 1954 to Raymond H. and Genevia L. Ueberoth Ernst. She worked at Allentown State Hospital, and attended St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Survivors include her mother; three brothers, Rocky Ernst of Allentown, Jeffery Ernst of Whitehall, and Rev. Scott Ernst of Seattle, WA; a sister, Nina Reese of California; three nephews; and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her father. Arrangements were handled by Snyder-Hinkle and Lunsford Funeral Home.

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ESHLEMAN, Rose
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Rose M. Schweers Eshleman, 82, died February 14, 2010. She was born October 16, 1927 to the late Harry and Frances Childs Schweers. She attended West Willow United Methodist Church, and enjoyed birdwatching. She is survived by a daughter, Linda A. Zimmerman of New Providence; a son, Martin H. Eshleman of Holtwood; a sister, Nancy; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Landis Henry Eshleman; two sisters; and a grandchild. Services were held at West Willow United Methodist Church. Burial was at Conestoga Memorial Park by Gundel Funeral Home.

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ESTOK, Mary
WALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Gojkovich Estok, 90, died May 9, 2011. She was the wife of the late Paul Estok; and the mother of the late Paul Estok, Jr. (Corrinne), and Nadine Karas. Other survivors include five sisters; a brother; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Alfieri Funeral Home.

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ETTER, Debora
CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Debora Mae Etter, 56, died September 30, 2003 at her residence. She was born January 1, 1947 in Hagerstown to Ivan M. and Constance Bloom Williams. She had worked for OSI, and was a member of Bethel Assembly of God. Survivors include a daughter, Debora M. Etter of Chambersburg; and 2 cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard E. Etter. Interment was at Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg under the direction of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home.

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FABRICIUS, Phyllis
AVALON, PENNSYLVANIA: Phyllis Morris Fabricius, 47, died April 15, 1953 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Dames of Malta, and Holy Trinity Sisterhood #92. Survivors include her husband, Herbert Fabricius; a daughter, Mrs. Lorell Ritchie; her mother, Ethel Morris; two brothers, George W. and Robert S. Morris; a sister, Mary Miller; and 2 grandchildren. Burial was at United Cemetery in West View under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

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FADENRECHT, Doris
NEW BRITAIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Doris May Fadenrecht, 85, died August 31, 2011 at Clare Bridge of Dublin. She was born November 11, 1925 in Vischer Ferry, NY to the late Joseph and Marion Pearse Briggs. She attended New Britain Baptist Church, and was a member of the DAR, the Order of the Eastern Star, and several historical societies. She is survived by a sister, Ruth A. Lewis of Lake Placid, FL; a nephew; a niece; and her companion, Robert J. Maxton. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur H. Fadenrecht. Interment was at Whitemarsh Memorial Park under the direction of Huff and Lakjer Funeral Home.

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FAHRENHOLTZ, Elmer
WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Elwood F. "Woody" Fahrenholtz, 85, died March 28, 2009 at Park Lane at Bellingham. He was born in Willow Grove to Elwood G. and Sarah Anna Taylor Fahrenholtz. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia Wireless Technical Institute. He retired from Bell Telephone, and was a veteran of World War II, having served with the 876th Airborne Engineer Aviation Battalion. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, and served as the American Legion State Chairman at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans' Center in Spring City. He played the tuba in the Chester County Concert Band. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Marguerite "Madge" Williams Fahrenholtz; a son, Elwood F. "Chip" Fahrenholtz (Donna) of Downingtown; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Philadelphia Memorial Park in Frazer under the direction of Founds Funeral Home.

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FAIRBROTHER, Ellen
LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Ellen M. Fairbrother, 62, died December 28, 2009. She was born April 20, 1947 in Queens, NY to Anthony and Marie Simone Mastromarino. She was a retired child care worker. She is survived by her husband, Joseph T. Fairbrother; three children, Renee M. (Arthur) Wood of Oakdale, CT, Brian (Nancy) Fairbrother of Rockville Centre, NY, and Joy M. (Robert) Brandt of Bellerose Village, NY; a brother, Anthony Mastromarino of Maine; and 4 grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Loretta Lennon. Services were held at St. Cecilia's Church. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with arrangements by Thompson Funeral Home.

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FALDUTO, Domenic
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Domenic Falduto died January 3, 1972. He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Falduto. Services were held at St. Pamphilus Church. Arrangements were handled by Raymond J. Brusco Funeral Home.

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FALEDER, Abraham
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Abraham C. Faleder, 76, died February 14, 1979 at Montefiore Hospital. He was a granite sculptor and owned Felader Monument Company, a business he operated for 60 years. He was a founding member of Shaare Zedeck Synagogue. He is survived by a son, Stanley of Squirrel Hill; two sisters, Mrs. Faye Gerber and Mrs. Rose Harris; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation.

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FARGO, Catherine
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Catherine Fargo, 17, died July 8, 1964. She was a graduate of St. Peter's High School, and was scheduled to start classes at Point Park Junior College in the fall. She was survived by her father, Joseph Fargo, and she lived with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fargo. She was preceded in death by her mother. Interment was at Northside Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Norman G. Heard Funeral Home.

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FARHI, Rabbi Michael
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rabbi Michael Farhi, 58, died August 25, 1991 near Newton, NJ. He was born May 12, 1933 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was a graduate of Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. He and his brother, Albert Farhy of Pittsburgh, both survived the Holocaust. Rabbi Farhi was a former member of the Pittsburgh Rabbinical Fellowship, and was serving as the rabbi of a Reform congregation at the Jewish Community Center in Greenwood Lake, NY. He is also survived by a son, Brian Farhi of Buffalo, NY. Burial was at Beth Abraham Cemetery under the direction of Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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FARKAS, Elizabeth
BADEN, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Farkas died March 9, 1970. She was born February 3, 1899 in Budapest, Hungary. She had been a Baden resident for nearly 20 years, and was a member of Calvary United Presbyterian Church in Ambridge. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Zebich, Mrs. Mary Marich, and Mrs. Elizabeth Monaci; two sons, Frank and Ralph; 17 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Farkas. Interment was at the Economy Cemetery under the direction of Fitzgerald and Syka Funeral Home.

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FARNSWORTH, Henry
DORMONT, PENNSYLVANIA: Henry J. Farnsworth died August 30, 1977. He was the father of Henry and George Farnsworth, and had two grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Katherine Farnsworth. Services were held at St. Catherine of Siena Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Beinhauer and Son Mortuary.

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FATIGATI, Lorenzo
FARRELL, PENNSYLVANIA: Lorenzo Fatigati, 22, died April 8, 1952. He was born September 27, 1929 in Italy to Nunzio and Mary Paglia Fatigati. He worked for Rio-Kudelko and Society Dry Cleaners, and had been living in Farrell for 5 years. Services were held at St. Anthony's Church.

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FATORA, Maryann
BLAIRSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Maryann C. Fatora, 80, died December 12, 2006 at Loyalhanna Care Center in Latrobe. She was born October 12, 1926 in Blairsville to John A. Fatora, Sr. and Susan E. Ritz Fatora. She was a gradute of Seton Hill University, and retired from the Naval Ordinance in Silver Springs, MD. She was a member of Ss. Simon and Jude Church and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Survivors include a brother, Jerome F. of Cincinnati, OH; a sister, Sr. M. Monica Fatora, S.C. of Pittsburgh; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings John A. Fatora, Jr., Sr. Mary Raymond Fatora, S.C., and Fr. Joachim R. Fatora, OSB. Interment was at St. Vincent Cemetery in Latrobe by James F. Ferguson Funeral Home.

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FECZKO, Frank
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank A. Feczko, 62, died March 24, 1987 at South Side Hospital. He was a member of Ironworkers Local #3, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended St. Norbert Catholic Church, and was a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Jean Przywara Feczko; two sons, Robert A. of Pittsburgh, and David E. of Camp Hill; and a grandson. Services were held at St. Norbert Church. Burial was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Washington County under the direction of Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home.

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FEDEROWICZ, Msgr. John J.
NANTICOKE, PENNSYLVANIA: Monsignor John J. Federowicz died June 12, 1957 in Scranton. He was pastor of St. Mary's Church in Nanticoke. He had also served at Holy Child Church. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.

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FEHR, Erma
CONWAY, PENNSYLVANIA: Erma Fehr died in May of 1935. She was born in Rochester to Thomas and Kate Hays. She attended Mount Gallitzin Academy in Baden. She was a school teacher in Rochester and South Beaver Townships, and had served on the Conway Board of Education. She was a former tax collector and secretary of the Conway Civic Club. She was a former resident of Rochester, and moved to Conway in 1915. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Fehr. Interment was at Irvin Cemetery.

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FEIGENBAUM, Morris
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Morris Feigenbaum, 73, died May 23, 1938. He was head of the Feigenbaum and Sons produce company. He was a member of Rodef Shalom Temple. He was a Mason, and was active with several charitable groups. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. S. Arnold, Mrs. D. Riteman, and Jennie, Sadie and Rose Feigenbaum; five sons, Benjamin, Louis, David, Nathan and Albert Feigenbaum; two sisters; six brothers; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at West View Cemetery.

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FELD, Gertrude
NEW CASTLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Gertrude H. Feld, 63, died September 14, 1983 at Indian Creek Nursing Home. She was born August 30, 1920 in Midland to Samuel and Jeanne Goodman Green. She was a registered nurse, and formerly worked at Jameson Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Tifereth Israel Congregation, Hadassah, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by two sons, Jay of Boardman, OH, and Robert of Palm Harbor, FL; her mother of Miami Beach, FL; a brother, Solbert Green of Pittsburgh; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold. Interment was at Tifereth Israel Cemetery under the direction of Tanner-Reynolds Mortuary.

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FELDBAUM, Emery
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Emery Feldbaum, 50, died March 3, 1931 at the West Penn Hospital. He was survived by his wife, Birdie Hyman Feldbaum; a sister; and two brothers. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at West View Cemetery.

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FELDMAN, Minnie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Minnie Feldman, 68, died January 30, 1950 at Montefiore Hospital. She was active with several charitable organizations, and was past president of the Adath Jeshurun Sisterhood, the Jewish Home for Babies, and the Lechem Anyum Society. Survivors include two sons, Isadore Feldmand and Marcus H. Feldman; two daughters, Mrs. Samuel Maryn and Mrs. Henry W. Stone; a brother, Dr. Louis Schoop; two sisters, Mrs. Gerald Lewis and Mrs. Louis Kaplan; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Cemetery.

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FELDSTEIN, Jean
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Jean G. Feldstein, 74, died August 28, 2009. She was born in Montreal, Canada to Karol and Minnie Zanker Glassman. She was a teacher and elementary reading specialist for the East Hempfield Township School District and IU 13. She and her husband also owned PIP Printing in York. She was a member of Temple Beth El, where she received the Congregant of the Year award. She was past co-president of the Sisterhood, and spent many years on the Board of Directors. She was chairperson of the sanctuary committee for the new building of Temple Beth El, and was a longtime treasurer and member of the Cemetery Committee. She was a treasurer and board member of Jewish Family Services, and was a member of Hadassah. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Samuel J. Feldstein; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Richard Sosis of Sharon, MA, and Marilyn and Kenneth Edwards of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Doris Sandow of Toronto, Canada; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Tau and Ronnie Berkman; and her parents. Interment was at Temple Beth El Cemetery under the direction of Snyder Funeral Home.

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FELIX, Francis
MOUNT OLIVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Francis "Frank" Felix, 64, died May 2, 1965 at his home. He was a retired packer with Robinson-Ogilvie Moving and Storage Co., and was a director of the Arlington Ave. Building and Loan Association. He attended St. Joseph's Church, and was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis, the Holy Name Society, and the St. Vincent De Paul Society. Survivors include his wife, Rose Nausick Felix; two sons, Edwin and Francis; two daughters, Bernice English and Anna Kirsch; a brother, John; three sisters, May Ehrlick, Nora Vietmeier, and Theresa Kappert; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of John D. Schaub Sons Funeral Home.

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FERA, Ellen
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Ellen Bontemps Fera died April 8, 2009. She was the mother of Ken (Karen) Fera, and Randy (Sandy) Fera; the sister of Audrey, Edwin, Anne Edna, and Dee Dee; and is also survived by 4 grandchildren; a great-grandson; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul D. Fera. Interment was at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery under the direction of L.A. DiGiacomo Funeral Home.

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FERRETTI, Paul
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Paul Ferretti, 62, died February 1, 1984 at Polyclinic Medical Center. He was born November 1, 1921 in Pittsburgh to Frank and Frances Ferretti. He was a retired federal employee and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Helen Ferretti; two daughters, Carol A. Mahan and Theresa Ferretti; three sons, Paul, John and Richard; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with arrangements by Dailey Funeral Home.

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FERRETTI, Peter
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Cpl. Peter Ferretti died February 4, 1943 in England while serving with the 354th Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force. He was born March 24, 1915. He entered military service on February 28, 1943. He was a graduate of Pittston High School, and had worked at Luci Coal Co. in New Boston prior to going into the service. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Regina Ferretti; and five siblings, Armond, Samuel, Mrs. Celia Gianelli, Mrs. Frank Parise, and Mrs. Dominick Stella. Services were held at Mount Carmel Church. Interment was at Denison Cemetery.

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FIALKO, Rev. Michael
McCANDLESS, PENNSYLVANIA: Father Michael B. Fialko, 87, died December 11, 1990 at the Vincentian Home in McCandless. He attended St. Vincent College and Seminary in Latrobe, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 16, 1929 at the St. Vincent Archabbey. He served at St. Michael Church in Braddock, Sacred Heart Church in Sagamore, St. John the Baptist Church in Unity, and St. Wenceslaus Church. He was a chaplain at the Villa Maria Convent Motherhouse and at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Convent in Coraopolis. Survivors include a nephew and a niece. Services were held at St. Barnabas Church in Swissvale. Interment was at the Braddock Catholic Cemetery in Braddock Hills by Lesko Funeral Home. Note: One source states that arrangements were handled by Ronald V. Lucas Funeral Home.

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FIASCO, Genevieve
CURWENSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Genevieve "Peep" Fiasco, 75, died March 5, 2004 at Ridgeview Elder Care and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville. She was born September 15, 1928 in Commodore, PA to the late John and Gertrude Smith Witherite. She worked at Superior Pet Products Company for 15 years. Survivors include two daughters, Jo Ann Summers and Barbara J. Kester (Terry), both of Curwensville; two sisters, Jackie Hamilton (Joseph) and Marlene Swatsworth (Harvey); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert A. "Scoop" Fiasco; her parents; four sisters, LaRue, Zelma, Margaret, and Lorraine; and three brothers, Jack, Charles, and her twin brother, Gene. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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FIBUS, Saul
MOUNT OLIVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Saul Fibus, 57, died May 22, 1979 at Montefiore Hospital. He formerly worked for the County Prothonotary Office. He had also been a baseball usher at Forbes Field and Three Rivers Stadium for 42 years. He played semi-pro football, and enjoyed golfing. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Fibus; a daughter, Shirley J. Fibus; three brothers, Abe, Jack and Sam; and two sisters, Sarah Farrell and Ruth Yoff. Interment was at Keser Torah Cemetery by Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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FICERY, Sister M. Corinne
BELLEVUE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Corinne Ficery, 37, died April 1, 1976 at West Penn Hospital. She was a native of Wilmerding, PA. She was a graduate of Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio, TX. She taught business courses at Mount Assisi Academy in Bellvue, and served as secretary of educational programs for St. Frances Cabrini Parish. She taught in Texas and New Jersey, as well as at various locations in Pennsylvania. She was also a private secretary for the School Sisters of St. Francis. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ficery of Wilmerding; a sister, Mrs. James Parello of Irwin; a brother, Kenneth Ficery of Churchill; and her religious community. Services were held at Queen of the Angels Chapel. Interment was at the convent cemetery.

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FICZKO, Jean
BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA: Jean H. Ficzko, 77, died June 8, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Carl and Dorothy Schuster Taylor. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She is survived by two daughters, Bethanne Ficzko of Bethlehem, and Suzanne Ficzko Adams (Bob) of Ashburn, VA; a son, Derek Ficzko (Linda) of Allentown; a brother, George Taylor of Texas; a twin sister, Joan Taylor of Bethlehem; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudy W. Ficzko. Interment was at Union Cemetery by Cantelmi Funeral Home.

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FINEBERG, Ben
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ben Fineberg, 50, died April 9, 1949 at his home. He owned a florist shop. He was survived by a sister, Nellie Fineberg; and four brothers, Albert, David, Joseph and Max Fineberg. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Tiphereth Israel Cemetery.

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FINKBINER, David
SPRING CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: David Finkbiner, 54, died June 20, 1893. He was born December 16, 1836 near Spring City to Jesse and Hannah Finkbiner. He was a member of the Floyd, Wells and Co. firm of iron manufacturers, and was a former justice of the peace. He served on both the town council and the school board, and was a Mason. He was a Lutheran. He was survived by his wife, Margaret S. Brownback Finkbiner; and six of his seven children, Sadie Finkbiner, U.S.G. Finkbiner, Mrs. Webster Slichter, Mrs. Max Kaiser, Earl Finkbiner, and Oliver B. Finkbiner. Burial was at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery. Note: One record gives his year of birth as 1838.

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FINNEFROCK, Marjorie
OIL CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Marjorie L. Finnefrock, 74, died December 10, 2007. She was born August 27, 1933 in Oil City to Raymond L. Heckathorne, Sr. and June Steiger Heckathorne. She and her husband co-owned Hafer Electric. She was a retired customer contract supervisor at General Telephone of PA, and also worked at Worthington Corp. She is survived by a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Georgene and Edward Cropp of Oil City; two nieces and a nephew and their spouses, Shelly and Dan Bearer of Oil City, Bobbi and Tim Hays of South Carolina, and David and Laura Slye of Maryland; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond L. Finnefrock; her parents; two sisters, Georgine George and Dora M. Heckathorne; three brothers, Raymond L. Heckathorne, Jr., Kenneth W. Heckathorne, and Robert K. Heckathorne, Sr.; two sisters-in-law, Bea Heckathorne and Hazel Heckathorne; a brother-in-law, Paul D. George; a nephew, Ray D. Heckathorne; and two nieces, Debbie Heckathorne and Janet Slye. Interment was at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Morrison Funeral Home.

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FLEISHER, Helen
LANDISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen L. Morrow Fleisher, 76, died January 7, 1999 at Hershey Medical Center. She was born June 24, 1922 to the late James M. and Mary Ellen Swarner Morrow. She was a clerk and secretary for the state, and had also worked at the West Perry School District and H.R. Wentzel and Son, Inc. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Landisburg. She is survived by her husband, Harold E. Fleisher; three sons, James R. of Elliottsburg, Gary W. of Mechanicsburg, and John K. of Shermans Dale; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services were held at Trinity United Church of Christ. Burial was at St. Peter's United Church of Christ Cemetery under the direction of Nickel Funeral Home.

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FLEUROT, Dora
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Dora Fleurot, 84, died July 15, 2010. She was born in Iquitos, Peru. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Pierre L. Fleurot; and a sister. She was preceded in death by a brother.Services were held at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Entombment was at St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum in Bausman under the direction of Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home.

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FLEVARIS, Harriet
BELL ACRES, PENNSYLVANIA: Harriet Flevaris, 70, died May 14, 1994 at The Medical Center in Beaver. She was born July 22, 1923 in Canonsburg, PA to Sam and Sophia Argeras. She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Ambridge. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, James Flevaris; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanne and Ronald Markovich of McDonald, Sophia and Leroy Gaus of Center Township, and Georgette and Dwight Puckett of Barberton, OH; a son and daughter-in-law, George and Patricia Flevaris of Fair Oaks; two sisters, Helen (Harry) Crist of Altoona and Stella Pangadakis of Warren, OH; three brothers, Ernie Argeras of Youngstown, OH, and George and Fotes Argeras, both of Warren, OH; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at the Economy Cemetery by Bohn Funeral Home.

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FLICK, Kathryn
UPPER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Kathryn A. Flick, 92, died June 30, 2010. She was born May 21, 1918 in Bethlehem to William J. and Mary Renner Bachman. She was a member of the East Lawn Volunteer Fire Co. #1 and its pinochle club, as well as serving on The Great Council of The United States for the Improved Order of Red Men. She enjoyed gardening and playing bingo. She is survived by two daughters, Betty F. Williams of Upper Nazareth Township, and Janet E. Frace (Richard) of Tatamy; a brother, Edgar Bachman of Bath; a sister-in-law, Martha Edelman of Moore Township; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Paul H. Flick; and a sister, Miriam Halteman. Interment was at Hope Cemetery by Bensing Funeral Home.

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FLICKINGER, Clair
EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA: Clair Flickinger, 87, died October 4, 2009 at Ephrata Hospital. He was born March 27, 1922 in East Earl Township to William and Orlean Showalter Flickinger. He retired from Valley Proteins with 49 years of service, and also worked for Ritter Tours and Elite Coach and Martin Country Market. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Paul's E.C. Church, where he was a treasurer for 22 years as well as a Sunday School teacher. He enjoyed rose gardening and playing quoits, and was a fan of the Phillies and Giants. Family members include his wife, Mary E. Miller Flickinger; two daughters, Barbara L. (Barton) Laukhuff of New Holland, and Audrey M. (Robert) Ritter of Reamstown; a brother, Willis (Irene Stafford) Flickinger of Ephrata; two sisters, Leona (Thomas) Pavlakis of Lancaster, and Dorothy (Fred) Styer of Terre Hill; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin and Alvin Flickinger; and two sisters, Mary Jane Stafford and Elva Sensenig. Interment was at Salem Union Cemetery in Reamstown under the direction of Good Funeral Home.

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FLORCZAK, Vincent
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Vincent Florczak, 74, died August 14, 1969 at South Side Hospital. He was born in Poland to John and Sophie Franckowski Florczak. He retired from Mesta Machine Co., and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I, and had lived in Pittsburgh for 50 years. Survivors include two sisters, Marie Szczepkowski and Rose Sobotka; two brothers, Konstanty and Walter; 5 nephews; and 6 nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Kobilak Florczak. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Gallman Funeral Home.

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FLYNN, John, Jr.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: John Flynn, Jr., 18, died March 27, 1949 at his home. He was survived by his mother, Marie M. Label Flynn; a sister, Lorraine Flynn; and a brother, Fred Label. He was preceded in death by his father, John Flynn, Sr.; and a brother, Wilbert Flynn. Burial was at St. Paul's Cemetery, Mt. Troy, under the direction of Bianco Funeral Home.

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FONOROFF, Dr. David L.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: David L. "Doc" Fonoroff, 95, died November 30, 2002. He was born October 16, 1907. He was the husband of Elsa T. Fonoroff; and the father of Daniel E. (Joyce) Fonoroff of North Huntingdon, and Signe R. Boxser of Buffalo Grove, IL. He had 3 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Services were held at Burton L. Hirsch Funeral Home. Interment was at West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation.

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FRACH, David
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: David Frach, 70, died in July of 1882. He was born in Germany, and worked in the carpet weaving trade. Interment was at the German Lutheran Cemetery.

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FRALINGER, Joseph
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph S. Fralinger died January 13, 1910. He was a member of the International Moulders' Union, and was married to Catharine Fralinger. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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FRANKLIN, Ramona
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ramona S. Franklin, 67, died March 12, 1972 at West Penn Hospital. She was a member of the West Penn Hospital Junior Committee, the Western Pennsylvania Women's Golf Association, and the Linden Garden Club. Survivors include her husband, John N. Franklin; three daughters, Mrs. Howard A. Hays, Mrs. Allen S. Dayton, and Mrs. James C. Wright; two sons, Jeffrey B. Franklin and William J. Neuenschwander; a sister, Mrs. Winslow Linell; and 14 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by H. Samson, Inc. Note: One record gives her first name as Romana, while another spells it Romona. Maiden name may be Savage, and she may have been predeceased by a husband, William Joseph Neuenschwander.

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FRAWLEY, Thomas
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Thomas J. Frawley, 85, died March 14, 1965 at Mercy Hospital. He was a native of County Clare, Ireland, and became a U.S. citizen in 1918. He worked as an engineer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for 40 years, and was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers #370. Survivors include his nieces and nephews, including Rev. William Frawley, pastor of St. Valentine's Church in Bethel Park. Services were held at St. Stephen's Church in Hazelwood. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Stephen A. O'Toole Funeral Home.

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FRAZIER, Walter
CONNEAUT LAKE, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter Frazier, 94, died August 17, 1980 in Meadville. He was born October 27, 1885 in McKees Rocks, PA to Samuel and Mary Cole Frazier. He was a retired master mechanic with Chesebrough-Ponds. He was a Mason and a member of the Kenmore Christian Church. Survivors include two nephews, Walter Frazier and Samuel Frazier III; a niece, Virginia Frazier; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Angie McGinnis Frazier. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in McKees Rocks with arrangements by Houghton Funeral Home.

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FREED, Celia
WEST PITTSTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Celia Kluger Freed, 83, died March 17, 2011 at the Jewish Home of Northeastern Pennsylvania in Scranton. She was born in Wyoming to the late Louis and Katye Rosenfeld Kluger. She was a graduate of Misericordia University. She was an Eternal Light member of Temple Israel Synagogue, and also a member of Hadassah, the Jewish Community Center, the West Pittston Lionesses, Queen Esther and other organizations. Survivors include a daughter, Ellen Freed of New York, NY; her sons, Alan Freed (Kathie) of Sayre, and Eric Freed (Doris Varlese) of New Rochelle, NY; a brother, Norman Kluger (Phyllis) of Naples, FL; two sisters, Ruth Spector (Alan) of Rockville, MD, and Renee Subrin of Chevy Chase, MD; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Monroe. Interment was at the West Pittston Jewish Cemetery under the direction of Rosenberg Funeral Chapel.

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FREESE, Margaret
GEIGERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret Wolf Freese, 23, died October 19, 1935 at the Berks County Sanatorium. She was the daughter of Ollie and Lillian Wolf. She was a member of St. Paul's M.E. Church. She was survived by her husband, Joseph Freese; two children, Dorothy and Jackie Freese; her father; and a brother, Paul Wolf. She was preceded in death by her mother. Burial was at St. Paul's M.E. Church Cemetery under the direction of Mohr Funeral Home.

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FREILINO, Florence
ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Florence E. White Freilino died November 6, 2006. She was born August 23, 1911. She is survived by a daughter, Diana (Ted) Long of Natrona Heights; three sons, Ray S. Freilino (Betty) of Brentwood, James A. Freilino of Del Rey, FL, and David C. Freilino of Cranberry; a sister, Marie Hawley of Frewsburgh, NY; 11 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Freilino; her parents, Charles White and Ida Ann Bragg Hill White; a brother, Ray White; and a sister, Thea Eklund. Arrangements were handled by Clawson Funeral Home.

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FRELICK, Elizabeth
SOUTH GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth M. Frelick, 85, died June 29, 2006 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg. She was born November 23, 1920 in South Greensburg to Lawrence and Antoinette Cataldo Pelerose. She retired from Menasha Corp., and was a member of St. Bruno Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Henry L. Frelick (Carol Ann) of Greensburg; a sister, Theresa Harbaugh of Corry; a brother, Lawrence Pelerose (Eleanor) of South Greensburg; two sisters-in-law, Jean Pelerose of Greensburg, and Dorothy Pelerose of South Gate, MI; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Frelick; her parents; two brothers, Anthony Pelerose and Nicholas J. Pelerose; and two sisters, Carmella Cowsert and Rose Marie Pelerose. Services were held at St. Bruno Catholic Church. Interment was at Westmoreland County Memorial Park by Bacha Funeral Home.

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FREY, Frederick
MILLVALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Frederick Frey died January 22, 1939 at his residence. He was a retired engineer with Consolidated Ice Co. He was survived by his wife, Alice Fritsch Frey; four daughters, Mrs. William Eaton, Mrs. Walter Harr, Vera Frey, and Helen Frey; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Allegheny County Memorial Park with arrangements by Andrew J. Sirlin Funeral Home.

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FREY, Rev. Wolfgang
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Wolfgang Frey, 80, died September 14, 1983. He was born April 3, 1903 in St. Marys, PA to Michael A. and Anna Weigel Frey. He attended St. Vincent Preparatory College and Seminary, and became a Benedictine monk in 1923. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1929. He was an expert on canon law, and held a doctorate in canon law from Catholic University. He was a longtime master of ceremonies at the Archabbey, and served as a board member and chaplain at Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He served on the Diocese of Youngstown, OH matrimonial tribunal as a notary and translator, becoming officialis in 1967. He was chaplain of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity in Youngstown. Because of his knowledge of Latin, he communicated with the Vatican in Latin on behalf of the diocese. He served as associate pastor at St. Mary's Parish in St. Marys, PA, and as prosynodal judge of the tribunal of the Diocese of Erie, PA. Survivors include two sisters, Joan Wiesner and Martha Frey; and two brothers, Francis and Albert. Services were held at St. Vincent Archabbey. Interment was at the Archabbey cemetery.

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FRIDRICK, Anna
OHIOVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Ivan Fridrick, 74, died September 6, 1986 at her residence. She was born in Vojcice, Czechoslovakia on March 15, 1912 to the late Andrew Ivan, Sr. and Anna Okakovsky Ivan. She attended Presentation Catholic Church, and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. Survivors include three sons, Donald of Ohiosville, John of Toledo, OH, and Bernard of Panorama City, CA; a sister, Mary (John) Gados of Aliquippa; a brother, Andrew Ivan, Jr. of Aliquippa; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Steve Fridrick. Services were held at Presentation Catholic Church. Interment was at Beaver Cemetery by Schwerha Funeral Home.

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FRIEDEL, Sister Mary Teresita
MILLVALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Teresita Friedel, 84, died August 21, 1950 at the Mother House at Mount Alvernia. She was born in 1866 in Pittsburgh to Henry and Frances Reiman Friedel. She entered the Franciscan Order in 1894, making her perpetual vows in 1899. She was a longtime educator. She was a principal at St. Joseph's School in Mount Oliver and St. Augustine's School in Lawrenceville. She also taught at St. Joseph's School in Bloomfield, St. Gregory's in Zelienople, and many schools in the Pittsburgh area. She retired from teaching in 1938, and moved to the Mother House at Mount Alvernia. Survivors include a sister, Katherine Friedel; and a brother, Lawrence Friedel. Services were held at St. Francis Chapel. Interment was at Mount Alvernia Cemetery.

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FRIEDMAN, Max
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Max Friedman, 86, died August 22, 1946 in Aliquippa. He was a former Pittsburgh select councilman, and had lived in the Pittsburgh area for over 70 years. He had lived in Aliquippa for five years. He was the retired president of Friedman Realty Company, and was a charter member and past president of the Poale Zedeck Congregation. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Harry Selkovits of Aliquippa, in whose home he passed away, Mrs. Anna Levine of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. H. Sadie Aronson of New York; three sons, Louis Friedman of New York, and Philip Friedman and Bernard Friedman, both of Pittsburgh; 12 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Poale Zedeck Cemetery.

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FRIEDMAN, Sarah
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sarah Friedman, 91, died June 20, 1963 at Montefiore Hospital. She was affiliated with the Anshe Labovitz Congregation. She was a member of Hadassah, as well as the women's auxiliaries of the Jewish Home for Babies and the Jewish Home for the Aged. She is survived by two sons, Dr. Louis Friedman of Pittsburgh, and Ben Friedman of Harrisburg; two daughters, Mrs. Samuel Cohen and Mrs. David Busis, both of Pittsburgh; 8 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Anshe Labovitz Cemetery under the direction of Ralph Schugar Chapel.

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FRIEDMAN, William, Sr.
BALDWIN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: William Friedman, Sr., 42, died May 21, 1949 at his residence. He worked in the purchasing department at Crucible Steel Company, and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He served as secretary and editor of the paper for CIO United Steelworkers of America Local #1276. Survivors include his wife, Louise Friedman; a daughter, Jacqueline; two sons, William, Jr. and Allan; his father, Samuel Friedman; and six brothers, Milton, Ned, Morris, Louis, Benjamin, and Joseph. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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FRISCHHUT, Alois
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Alois Frischhut, 61, died February 14, 1970 at the Community General Hospital. He was born in Hartkirchen, Austria. He was a carpenter with Kuno Builders, Inc. in Shillington, and was a member of the Junior Fire Co. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Park under the direction of T.C. Auman Funeral Home.

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FRONHEISER, Earl
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Earl L. Fronheiser, 84, died February 21, 2011 at Wyomissing Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 3, 1926 in Slatington to the late William and Elizabeth Fronheiser. He was a retired machinist for the Reading and Conrail Railroads with 42 years of service, and was a member of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary A. Saylor Fronheiser; two daughters, Nancy E. (Michael) Wright, and Linda A. (Craig) Coller, all of Reading; and 3 grandsons. Interment was at Laureldale Cemetery under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home.

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FUCHS, Father Charles
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Charles Fuchs, 53, died July 23, 1939 in Menominee, MI. He was born in Pittsburgh to Charles and Mary Kiermeier Fuchs. He was survived by his father; and a brother, Louis Fuchs. Services were held at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Augustine Cemetery.

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FUHRMAN, David
DAUPHIN, PENNSYLVANIA: David Fuhrman, 71, died in February of 1904. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and served as a sergeant with Battery C of the 15th Pennsylvania Regiment. He was survived by several children. Burial was at the Middletown Cemetery.

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FUNK, Cora
CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Cora May Funk, 75, died April 22, 1952. She was born May 10, 1876 in Butler Township to William and Rebecca Hummer Slaybaugh. She was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Walter J. Howland; and a brother, Albert Slaybaugh. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob W. Funk; and a brother, Reuben W. Slaybaugh, who died the same day. Interment was at Lincoln Cemetery under the direction of Barbour Funeral Home.

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