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GADSON, Girlene
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Girlene Gadson died April 4, 2011. She was born June 1, 1923 in Effingham County, GA to the late Jeff and Lilly Mae Pinkney. She attended True Vine Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Senior Choir, Usher Board, and the Missionary Prayer Band. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and holiday entertaining. She is survived by seven children, Eunice Gadson, Idel Gadson, Michelle Sharpe, Carrolly Pinkney, Juanita Gadson, Donald Gadson, and Michael Gadson; a sister, Ida Mickens of Texas; a son-in-law, Eric Sharpe; two daughters-in-law, Bernadette Gadson and Voneita Pinkney; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Gadson; and three siblings. Arrangements were by Geitner-Givnish Funeral Home.

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GAINES, Sidney
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Sidney Gaines died July 21, 2009. He was born July 31, 1936 in Philadelphia to the late William and Florence Sankee Gaines. He was active in various pursuits, including baking, pharmacy, banking, leather work and gemology. He enjoyed dressing nicely, and maintained a colection of hats. Survivors include his children, William, Larita, Jeanette, Barbara, and Brenda; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by six siblings. Arrangements were handled by Terry Funeral Home.

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GANZHORN, Clara
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Clara G. Ganzhorn died September 13, 1909. She was the daughter of Lewis and Clara Ganzhorn. Services were held at the residence of her brother-in-law, Irvin D. Krup. Burial was at Northwood Cemetery.

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GARCIA, Arecio
SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Arecio Garcia died September 28, 2011 at Moses Taylor Hospital. He was born in San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, to the late Sergio and Rosa Candelario Garcia. He worked as a machine operator at Kane Warehousing Inc. He is survived by his wife, Rosa Sanchez Garcia; a son, Alexander; two daughters, Mariam and Rosanna; seven brothers, Alejandro, Mireha, Rafael, Carlos, Minerva, Arnaldo, and Roberto; 4 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. John Neumann Parish at Nativity Church. Interment was at Cathedral Cemetery under the direction of Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home.

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GARDNER, Alice
MANSFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Alice Bolt Gardner, 79, died September 23, 1960 at the Blossburg State Hospital. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Ledford of Silver Spring, MD, and Mrs. Kathryn Underwood of Bath, NY; three sisters, Mrs. Edith Collum, Mrs. Rachel Jones, and Mrs. Evelyn Kingsley; and four brothers, Ernest, Edward, Orey, and George Bolt. Burial was at Prospect Cemetery.

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GAYLE, Joseph
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph Gayle, 70, died November 7, 2006. He was a CAT bus driver, and attended Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ivorine Gayle; his children, Barrington, Dawn, Patrick, and Patricia Gayle, and Ann Davis and Joan Gilmore; eight siblings; 15 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was a first cousin of the famous reggae artist, Bob Marley. Services were held at Mount Calvary Church of God in Christ. Interment was at William Howard Day Cemetery by Hooper Memorial Home.

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GEER, Albert
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Geer, 63, died November 5, 1959 in Edinboro, PA. He was an engineer with the Pennsylvania Railroad for over 40 years, and was a former resident of Youngstown, OH. He was a veteran of World War I, and a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Becker Geer; three daughters, Winona Pettit of Edinboro, Naomi Gross of Youngstown, and Philaberta Stumps of Akron; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was "in Erie" with arrangements by Kiehl Funeral Home.

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GEHMAN, Elsie
MYERSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Elsie M. Gehman, 86, died December 2, 2005. She was born March 8, 1919 to the late Samuel and Nora Rittle Phillips. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Samuel P. Gehman; a son, Larry Gehman of Myerstown; a stepdaughter, Ruth Ann (Clifford) Bergman of Wyomissing; a stepson, James W. (Roselyn) Gehman of Lincoln Park, her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Interment was at Friedens Memorial Park with arrangements by Grose Funeral Home.

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GELMAN, Solomon
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Solomon B. Gelman, 63, died July 24, 1955 at Pittsburgh Hospital. He was a Metropolitan Insurance Co. representative and a member of Rodef Shalom Temple. He had lived in Pittsburgh for 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Renee Gelman; three sons, Raymond J. and Boria A. Gelman, and Gerald V. Herbert; and a grandchild. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at West View Cemetery.

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GENRE, Gustave
WILMERDING, PENNSYLVANIA: Gustave A. Genre, 84, died April 16, 1979 at McKeesport Hospital. He was co-owner of D. Genre Lumber Co. in Wilmerding for over 50 years, and was a member of Union Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jane Genre of Wilmerding; a son, William of Wilmerding; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Grandview Cemetery in North Versailles under the direction of Alfieri Funeral Home.

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GERHART, Alverda
WEST ROCKHILL TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Alverda K. Gerhart, 89, died February 7, 2009 at her home. She was born December 9, 1919 in Upper Gwynedd to Irwin and Lydia Fisher Kratz. She had attended Berean Bible Church in Pottstown, and moved with her husband to the Rockhill Mennonite Community in 1999. She was a former resident of Skippack. Survivors include a foster daughter, Barbara Schwenk of Virgina; a foster son, John Cichocki of Maine; a brother, Ellis Kratz of Worcester; three sisters, Verna Lindsay of Quakertown, and Elsie Gerhart and Florence Kronberg, both of Lansdale; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis K. Gerhart; a foster son, Walter Cichocki; three sisters, Mabel Krupp, Erma Kratz, and Idella Kriebel; and two brothers, Lester and Melvin Kratz. Interment was at Whitemarsh Memorial Park in Prospectville under the direction of Steeley Funeral Home.

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GETTLE, Velva
NEWVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Velva A. Gettle, 78, died November 15, 2005. She was born June 30, 1927 in Penn Township, Cumberland County to the late T. Floyd and Bessie V. Foltz Gettle. She was a retired receptionist for Swaim Health Center, and also worked at C.H. Masland and Sons, and U-Wanna-Wash Frock Company. She attended the Newville First Church of God, and served on several church committees. She was a member of the AARP and CGWM. She is survived by a sister, Ruth (Jack) Stouffer of Newville; a sister-in-law, Hazel R. Gettle of Newville; 7 nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth and Elmer Gettle; and a half-brother, Caleb Bloser. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens under the direction of Ronan Funeral Home.

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GIANIKOS, Costos
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Costos Gianikos, 87, died December 12, 1977 at the Aliquippa Hospital. He was born in Greece on January 1, 1891. He retired from the seamless tube Aliquippa works, Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America, and attended Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Survivors include his wife, Plouma Nianahas Gianikos; a daughter, Mary (Theodore) Paros of Sayerville, NJ; a son, Angelo Gianikos of Aliquippa; a sister, Helen Patras of Greece; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Aliquippa under the direction of Tatalovich Funeral Home.

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GILCHRIST, Russell
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Russell Gilchrist, 34, died January 29, 1950. He was a printer, and had joined the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette staff in 1935. He was a member of the International Typographical Union, AFL Local #7. He was a World War II veteran of the Eighth Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Gilchrist; his mother, Lillian Gilchrist Brunner; and a brother, Nathaniel. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of John H. Slater and Sons Funeral Home.

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GILLIGAN, David
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: David F. Gilligan died September 3, 1943. He was born August 12, 1879 in Pittsburgh. He was survived by his wife, Maria O'Connell Gilligan; two sisters, Mrs. John Cuyddyre, and Mrs. Barbara Heller; and a brother, James Gilligan. Services were held at St. Mary of Mercy Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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GILLILAND, Alexander
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Alexander Gilliland, 85, of Bellevue Borough, Pittsburgh, 85, died May 31, 1931. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland on January 19, 1847 to James and Hellen McLaren Gilliland. He came to the U.S. in 1866, settling in Old Allegheny; in 1893, he moved to Bellevue. He was a retired contractor and president of Duff Patents Company, Inc. of Pittsburgh, and was treasurer of the National Mortar and Supply Company of Pittsburgh. He was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of Allegheny Lodge 223, F.&A.M., Bellevue Chapter 286 Royal Arch Masons; Allegheny Council 38, Royal and Select Masons; Allegheny Commandary 35, Knights Templar; Pennsylvania Consistory, Syria Temple, Masonic Veterans Association, Lambskin Club, Jesters, and the Imperial Council, A.A.O.N.M.S. He was survived by three sons, William Bald Gilliland, Walter A. Gilliland, and Robert M. Gilliland; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Bald Gilliland. Services were held at his late residence. Interment was at Uniondale Cemetery #1.

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GILLILAND, Lizzie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Lizzie Gilliland, 76, of Bellevue Borough, Pittsburgh, died April 4, 1923. She was born October 27, 1847 in Dunfermline, Scotland to James and Margaret Erskine Bald. She was a resident of Bellevue for 30 years, and for 30 years preceding lived in Old Allegheny. She is survived by four sons, Walter A., Robert M., William B., and John B. Gilliland; two brothers, William and Robert E. Bald; a sister, Miss Annie Bald; and 7 grandchildren. Burial was at Uniondale Cemetery #1.

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GINSBURG, Louis
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Louis Ginsburg died January 9, 1955 at his residence in East End. He was born in Russia. He retired from the furniture business, and was a member of B'nai Israel Congregation. He had lived in the United States for around 50 years. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Meyer Rockman, Mrs. Meyer Pearlman, and Sarah Ginsburg; four sons, Samuel, Harry, Jack and Benjamin; and 7 grandchildren. Burial was at Beth Abraham Cemetery with arrangements by Jack Talenfeld Funeral Home.

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GIOCONDI, Rosella
STAR JUNCTION, PENNSYLVANIA: Rosella Giocondi, 83, died October 24, 2010. She was born January 11, 1927 in Smock, PA to the late Michael and Gertrude Kogler Barrett. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Albert J. Giocondi, Sr.; two daughters, Donna Hager of Star Junction, and Betty Abbott (Bud) of Smock; two sons, Albert Giocondi, Jr. (Dolores) Carmichaels, and Gino Giocondi of Star Junction; a brother, Thomas Barrett of Detroit, MI; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Hediwg's Cemetery under the direction of Blair-Lowther Funeral Home.

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GIPE, Mildred
ELIZABETHTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Mildred F. Gipe, 84, died December 17, 2005 at her home. She was born in Lower Swatara Township to John and Anna Diemler Fisher. She was a member of Conewago Church of the Brethren, where she formerly served as a Sunday School teacher. She had also been a Girl Scout and 4-H leader. Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (David) Schildt and Joyce G. Taylor, all of Elizabethtown; four sisters; five brothers; 8 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey M. Gipe, Sr.; a son, Harvey M. Gipe, Jr.; her parents; and two brothers. Services were held at Conewago Church of the Brethren. Arrangements were handled by Miller/Sekely Funeral Services.

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GLADY, Muriel
DANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Muriel A. Glady, 82, died January 13, 2005. She was born September 24, 1922 to the late Max and Margot Deering Niemand. She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, and cooking. She is survived by a son, Burdette M. "Buzz" Glady; a daughter, Sue Lewson; a son-in-law, Bill; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Burdette C. "Burt" Glady; and a sister, Margaret Walz. Burial was at Columbia Hill Cemetery under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home.

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GLAZER, Ruth
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth K. Glazer, 98, died December 3, 2009. She was born July 13, 1911. She was the wife of the late Meyer H. Glazer; the mother of Rosalind (Sanford) Kaplan of Aurora, OH, and Janet Ecker of Twinsburg, OH; and the sister of Joanne K. (Jerome) Lebovitz of Pittsburgh, and the late Jane Horowitz and Sanford Kohn. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews; her grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation under the direction of Ralph Schugar Chapel.

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GLYNN, Catherine
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Catherine Noon Glynn, 80, died August 21, 1946 at her residence. She was the daughter of Martin and Mary Byrnes Noon. She was a member of St. Andrew's Church. Survivors include two sons, Father Martin Noon Glynn and Joseph E. Glynn; two daughters, Mrs. Edward Schmude and Mrs. Harry Mathias; a sister, Mrs. Mary Nagle; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Glynn. Services were held at St. Andrew's Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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GODITUS, Jerome
MONTOURSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Jerome Clement Goditus, 70, died August 15, 2009. He was born June 19, 1939 to Clement and Rhoda Daugert Goditus. He was the head printer and painter at English's Model Railroad. He was an accomplished finger style and pedal steel guitarist, and enjoyed electronics, fishing, model railroading and Yankee baseball. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Costello Goditus; a son, Chet Rogers; a daughter, Sheila Bremigen; a stepson, Kurt Whitmoyer; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Arrangements were entrusted to Crouse Funeral Home.

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GODON, Ethelyn
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Ethelyn Godon, 67, died December 14, 1953. She was born in Chester to Dr. D. Wilmot and Emma Scofield Godon. She attended the West Chester Normal School. She was former principal of Jefferis School from 1934 to 1952, and had taught school in Chester since 1916. Survivors include a sister, Nellie Kendall; and a brother, D. Wilmot Godon.

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GOETTMAN, Alma
MOUNT PLEASANT, PENNSYLVANIA: Alma G. Goettman, 91, died October 17, 1977 at Pinehurst Nursing Home. She was born June 1, 1886 in Baden to Alexander and Mary Sickles Forsyth. She was a former Houston resident. She attended the First United Presbyterian Church of Houston, and was a member of the Canonsburg Garden Club. She was survived by a sister, Margaret George of Mount Pleasant; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Goettman. Burial was at the Beaver Cemetery by Speakman Funeral Home.

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GOETZ, Lois
HAZLETON, PENNSYLVANIA: Lois M. Goetz, 90, died April 27, 2008 at the Pavilion of St. Luke Village. She was born January 8, 1918 to Henry and Margurite Kuech Ball. She was a former secretary for Hazle Milk and Ice Cream Co., and for Hazle Drug. She had also worked at Young World in the Hazleton Shopping Center. She was a charter member of Faith United Church of Christ, and was a member of the former Grace United Church of Christ. She is survived by a nephew, Gary Smith of Kingston; a niece, Janet Kringe of Drums; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence M. Goetz; her parents; a brother, Robert Ball; and a sister, Margurite "Peggy" Smith. Burial was at Mount Laurel Memorial Park under the direction of Krapf and Hughes Funeral Home.

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GOETZ, Rev. William
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Father William A. Goetz, 78, died December 9, 1977 at Latrobe Area Hospital. He was a monk at St. Vincent Archabbey. He was a native of St. Mary's, PA. He was a graduate of St. Vincent College and Seminary, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1926. He was assigned to parishes in Westmoreland County, Pittsburgh, Carrolltown, Cambria County, Crabtree and Indiana County, and later returned to the Archabbey. In his youth, he enjoyed playing baseball. He was survived by two sisters, Sister M. Ildephonse and Mary Wortman, both of St. Mary's. Services were held at the Basilica. Interment was at St. Vincent Cemetery.

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GOGGINS, Eugene
SWISSVALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Eugene A. Goggins died July 26, 1938 in Houston, TX. He retired from Carnegie-Illinois Steel Co. He was survived by a son, Eugene Goggins of Houston. Services were held at St. Anselm Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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GOJEVICH, George
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: George Gojevich, 68, died July 7, 1952 at the Beaver County Hospital. He was born in Yugoslavia. He retired from Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation, and had lived in Aliquippa for 30 years. He had no known surviving relatives in America. Services were held at St. Titus Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Polovina Funeral Home.

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GOLDBERG, Esther
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Esther Goldberg, 69, died March 6, 1949 at Montefiore Hospital. She had come to the Pittsburgh area a year ago from England. She was survived by three sons, Henry of Pittsburgh, and Bernard and Max, both of London; a sister, Sophie Smith; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Schugar Funeral Home. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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GOLDEN, Ezekiel
BERN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Ezekiel Golden, 65, died August 14, 2011 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was born February 27, 1946 in Reading to the late Ezekiel and Lureatha Golden. He worked as a customer representative for Met-Ed (First Energy), retiring with 32 years of service. He had also been a security guard at Reading Middle School for 8 years. He was an assistant coach at the Reading School District and a basketball coach at the Olivet Boys and Girls Club. He attended Spring Valley Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Barbara M. Finney Golden; a son, David A. Golden of Flying Hills; a granddaughter; a great-grandson; his cousins; a niece; 3 great-nieces; and other relative and friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth E. Davis. Services were held at Spring Valley Church of God. Interment was at Berks County Memorial Gardens under the direction of Theo C. Auman Funeral Home.

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GOLDFARB, Rachel
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Rachel Goldfarb, 95, died October 1, 2008. She was born December 14, 1912. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Thorpe Miller; a son-in-law, Dr. Charles J. Miller; a grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Goldfarb. Interment was at Beth Israel Cemetery under the direction of Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Home.

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GOO, William
GREENVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: William D. Goo, 80, died April 7, 1952. He was born February 18, 1872 in Pike, NY to John Frederick and Lucy Brand Goo. He worked for Prudential Life Insurance of Pittsburgh. He was a longtime resident of Jamestown, and had moved to the Greenville area three years earlier. He was survived by his wife, Harriet Corthell Goo; and a daughter, Mrs. S.B. Schenck. Interment was at Mount Prospect Cemetery in Franklinville under the direction of Baird Funeral Home.

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GOSNEY, Josephine
CLARTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Josephine K. Huff Gosney, 94, died July 8, 2008 at Golden Living Center in Monroeville. She was born June 8, 1914 in Clairton to Lawrence and Katherine Tepp Hoff. She was a retired retail clerk for Kaufmann's Department Store, and was a member of Olivet Presbyterian Church. Survivors include three grandsons, Dean (Noreen) Dozzi of Murrysville, Eugene Dozzi of Pymatuning, and Arthur Evans of Springfield, MO; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Gosney; and her nices and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Gosney; and two daughters, Joanne Gosney and Lynne Mae Dozzi. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Park by Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home. Note: One record lists her mother's name as Catherine Tepe Hoff.

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GOTTSCHALK, Lillian
LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian M. Gottschalk, 90, died January 29, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. She was the daughter of Erwin S. and Emma Weiss Moyer. She was a member of God's Missionary Church in Lebanon, and was a former resident of Ephrata. Survivors include a son, James R. Gottschalk of Ephrata; two brothers, Raymond Moyer (Lorraine) of Center Valley, and LeRoy Moyer of Lansdale; and three sisters, Verna Slozat of Grove City, Evelyn Durfey of Bethlehem, and Helen Barnett of New Port Richey, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ezra Gottschalk; three brothers, Erwin, Clarence and Homer; and a sister, Mary. Services were held at God's Missionary Church. Interment was at Hess Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Gravenor Home For Funerals.

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GOTTSHALK, Harvey
MEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Harvey Gottshalk died December 10, 1953. He was a sheet metal worker, and had worked for the Philadelphia Navy Yard. He was a member of the Delaware County Firemen's Association and the Lansdowne Fire Company. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Bigger Gottshalk; a son, Walter; three sisters, Ethel Gottshalk, Carrie Humbert, and Elsie Miller; and a brother, Randall. Interment was at Lawn Croft Cemetery under the direction of Clancy Funeral Home.

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GRAYBLE, William
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: William Grayble, 80, died June 6, 1941. He retired from the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad with 50 years of service. He was a Methodist and a member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics. Survivors include his wife, Annie Myrick Grayble; a son, Ray A. Grayble of Canonsburg; and a sister, Mrs. Charles A. Givens of McKees Rocks. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Clever and Stover Funeral Home.

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GREALISH, Joseph
MOUNT LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph P. Grealish died June 30, 1993. He was formerly from Galway, Ireland. He was the father of Barbara Long, Kathleen Grealish, Maureen Graner, and Ann Coll; and the brother of John Grealish. He had 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Annie Lydon Grealish. Services were held at St. Bernard's Church. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery with arrangements by Beinhauer Mortuary.

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GREGOR, Jennie
COATESVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Jennie M. Gregor died June 5, 2005. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Alexandra Hanna Arasin. She was a longtime Coatesville resident, and was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Survivors include two daughters, Anna (Edwin) Messner of Coatesville, and Dorothy (D. Richard) Myers of Malvern; a brother, Leon Arasin of Lancaster; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, August Gregor; and a grandson, Daniel Myers. Services were held at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery under the direction of Wilde Funeral Home.

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GREGORY, Jeanne
CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Jeanne Gregory, 90, died April 13, 2001 at her residence. She was born February 28, 1911 in New York City to Andrew and Mary Chuba Bulka. She was a Protestant. Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Janusch of Carlisle; a brother, Raymond Bulka of San Diego, CA; and 2 granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Gregory. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Ronan Funeral Home.

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GRONOWSKI, Dorothy
BLOSSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy E. Gronowski, 75, died August 4, 1991 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. She was born March 18, 1916 in Honesdale to Jacob and Elizabeth Backes. She retired from J.P. Ward Foundry (later Ward Manufacturing, Inc.) in Blossburg, and attended St. Andrew's Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, John F. Gronowski; a daughter, Patricia A. Huzey of Canton; a son, Francis J. Gronowski of Panama City, FL; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Andrew's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Andrew's Cemetery under the direction of Adams-Morse and Kleese Funeral Home.

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GRUNTZ, Mildred
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mildred W. Gruntz, 66, died May 6, 1969. She was the daughter of Charles and Marie Gruntz; and the sister of Richard, Lawrence Charles, John Earl, and Herbert. Arrangements were handled by William C. Hirt Funeral Home.

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GRZESKIEWICZ, Leonard
LAWRENCEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Leonard Grzeskiewicz, 69, died October 24, 2005. He was born July 3, 1936. He retired from Amtrak after 34 years of service, and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was the father of Timothy J. Grzeskiewicz of Fort Wayne, IN, Diane M. Campbell of Herndon, VA, Dr. Joseph L. Grzeskiewicz of San Diego, CA, and Richard P. Grzeskiewicz of Middletown, MD; and the brother of Connie Rose and Brother Richard Grzeskiewicz, both of Pittsburgh, PA. He had 10 grandchildren, and is also survived by other relatives and friends. Interment was at St. Augustine Cemetery under the direction of Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home.

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GUBLO, Mary
ARNOT, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary C. Gublo, 86, died December 10, 1998 in Montoursville. She was born July 2, 1912 in Arnot to Vincent and Anna Tokarz. She enjoyed baking and gardening. She attended St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, and was a member of the Rosary Society. She is survived by three daughters, Frances Beechey of Montoursville, Dorothy Lahr of Mechanicsburg, and Anna Frye of Arnot; a sister, Bertha Lisowski of Montoursville; a brother, Adam Tokarz of Montoursville; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Stanley; a daughter, Stasia Harzinski; a sister, Ann Staron; and a brother, Mike Tokarz. Services were held at St. Stanlislaus Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Zwicharowski Funeral Home.

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GUSSEY, Thomas
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Thomas Gussey, 75, died March 15, 1965. He was the retired operator of the Gussey Auto Repair Company. Survivors include his wife, Augusta Gussey; a daughter, Patricia Gussey; and three sons, Mark, Thomas and Joseph. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church in Shadyside. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Squirrel Hill under the direction of McCabe Brothers Funeral Home.

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GUTGSELL, Alice
EMPORIUM, PENNSYLVANIA: Alice H. Gutgsell, 77, died January 25, 2006. She was born July 12, 1928 to George W. and Anna Glasl Hornung. She worked for GTE Sylvania for 24 years, formerly worked at In-Home. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting. She is survived by her husband, Glenn T. Gutgsell; four daughters, Rea Ann (Bob) Mallery of Portville, NY, Frances (Randy) Klock of Pleasant Gap, Pamela (Steve) Kierl of Lusby, MD, and Regina (Bill) Smith of Emporium; a brother, John Hornung of Emporium; three sisters, Betty Heary of Friendship, NY, and Mary Lewis and Rita Catalano, both of Emporium; and and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Mathew Gutgsell; her parents; four sisters, Catherine Caldwell, Clara Burgoon, Anna Myers, and Pauline Malone; and four brothers, George, Simon, Max and Harold Hornung. Services were held at St. Mark Catholic Church. Burial was at Germania Cemetery by Barnett Funeral Home.

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GUTH, Mary
OIL CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Katherine Guth, 91, died July 21, 2008. She was born October 4, 1916 in Fryburg to the late Albert and Regina Fletcher Dechant. She formerly worked at the original Arlington Hotel and at Jerko's. She attended St. Stephen Church, and enjoyed refinishing antique furniture. She is survived by five sons, Wilfred Guth (Nancy) of Seneca, Dwight Guth (Nancy) of Franklin, Calvin Guth (Sue Ann) of Denver, CO, and Kurt Guth (Karen) and Donald Guth (Barbara), all of Oil City; three daughters, Deleen Foy (Joseph) of Oil City, Ardelle Leonard (Gerald) of Meadville, and Marietta Brumbaugh (Lloyd) of Kenova, WV; 27 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin Joseph Guth; her parents; two brothers, John Dechant and George Dechant; and two sisters, Helen Elslager and Mary Alice Carson. Services were held at St. Stephen Church. Interment was at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Morrison Funeral Home.

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GUTZLER, Dorothy
WARREN, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy Gutzler, 108, died March 30, 2008 at Watson Memorial Home. She was born January 15, 1900 in Warren to Fredrick and Maud Fluent Gutzler. She was a graduate of the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music and the St. Louis Institute of Music, where she studied piano. She taught private piano lessons. She also worked as head of cards and books at Levinson Brothers, and as a clerk at Metzger-Wright. She attended the First United Methodist Church, where she served as choir director and head of the children's division. She is survived by a second cousin, Doris Whaley. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Gutzler; and three sisters, Maude Duncauson, M. Evelyn Gutzler, and L. Marie Gutzler. Interment was at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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GUZIK, Nestor
McKEES ROCKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Nestor Guzik died August 8, 1960. He was the husband of Sophie Valentine Guzik; the father of Mrs. Esther DiCicco; and the brother of Mrs. Anna Nadak Wasiel and Mrs. Sophie Gerak. He had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Mary's Ukrainian Church. Arrangements were handled by Szal Funeral Home.

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GYOMBER, Elizabeth
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth M. Gyomber, 78, died June 16, 1970 at Community General Hospital. She was born in Shenandoah to Michael and Elizabeth Kmetz Pribula. She attended Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Hyde Park, and was a member of the Slovak Catholic Jednota. Survivors include three sons, Martin of Green Tree Acres, Julius G. of Whitfield, and Daniel H. of Kutztown; two daughters, Mildred (Harry) Bobst and Irene E. (Norman) Lash of Wernersville; a sister, Susan (Jack) Wasco of Levittown, NY; two brothers, Frank Pribula of Coatesville and William Pribula of Kutztown; 21 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George J. Gyomber. Services were held at Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery in McAdoo by Gallman Funeral Home. Note: One record states that she was also known as Elizabeth M. Dumbier.

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HABERMAN, Elizabeth
ASPINWALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth McChesney Haberman, 61, died October 24, 1974 at St. Margaret's Hospital. She was a sales clerk at the Joseph Horne Co. with over 30 years of service. She attended St. Scholastica Church. Survivors include her husband, William P. Haberman; three sons, Jerry, William, and Pat; and three sisters, Gertrude Curtin, Dorothy Schmidt, and Rita Wochley. Services were held at St. Scholastica Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in O'Hara Township under the direction of Eugene N. Worrell Funeral Home.

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HAGERMAN, William M.
RUFFSDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: William M. Hagerman, 73, died April 16, 2006. He was born April 14, 1933 to the late William L. and Ruth A. Smith Hagerman. He retired from C.P. Industries as a steelworker with over 40 years of service, and was a former usher for Showtime Theatre (now the Gyer Center for Performing Arts). He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a former Cub Scout master, and was a member of the Order of the Arrow and the East Huntindon Sportsman Club. He enjoyed collecting miniature John Deere tractors and other John Deere memorabilia, and miniature muscle cars. He had a pet Sheltie named Millie. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Doris A. Shipp Hagerman; his children, Mary R. Borello (Jake) of Brackenridge, David B. Hagerman (Judy) of Scottdale, Cathy A. Pallygus (Jim) of Connellsville, and Deborah R. McGeary (Ralph) and Scott M. Hagerman (Becky), all of Ruffsdale, a daughter-in-law, Melissa A. Haller Hagerman of Scottdale; a sister, Joan R. Hepler (Gerald) of Smithton; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Charles W. Hagerman. Interment was at Barren Run Cemetery by Frank Kapr Funeral Home.

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HAJDUCZOK, Eva
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Eva Galamaga Hajduczok, 89, died June 18, 2005 at Frankford Hospital in Philadelphia. She was born in Velyn, Ukraine to Iwan and Anna Kolodij Fischer. She was a retired seamstress at a clothing company, and had come to the U.S. after World War II. Survivors include a daughter, Irene Savysky; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and her father had died when she was an infant. Services were held at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery in Fox Chase under the direction of Fletcher-Nasevich Funeral Home.

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HAJDUK, Susan
McMURRAY, PENNSYLVANIA: Susan P. Hajduk, 89, died November 14, 2007. She was the wife of the late Stanley E. Hajduk; and the mother of Ken (Patty) Hajduk and the late Charles "Chas" Hajduk. She had 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at St. Benedict the Abbot Church. Interment was at St. Adalbert Cemetery under the direction of Beinhauer Family Services.

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HALICKS, John B.
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: John B. Halicks, 64, died April 27, 2009. He was the husband of Maryellen Davis Halicks; and the brother of Joyce Piecyk. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Katherine of Siena Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery under the direction of Burns Funeral Home.

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HALLOWELL, Harry
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Harry Hallowell, 16, died October 7, 1909. He was the son of Samuel and Albina Shoemaker Hallowell. Services were held at the family residence. Burial was at Northwood Cemetery.

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HARKNESS, Linda
GIRARD, PENNSYLVANIA: Linda Undercofler Harkness, 42, died June 21, 1992 at St. Vincent Health Center. She was born March 24, 1950 in Philipsburg to James and Evelyn Smeal Undercofler. She had worked at Erie Insurance Exchange for 14 years, and was a member of Bethel Assembly of God. She is survived by her husband, Dennis Harkness; a daughter, Bobbi Jo Harkness; two sons, Aaron P. and Dennis L. Harkness; her mother; two sisters, Sharon (John, Jr.) Litzinger and Dorothy (Larry) Allen; two brothers, Michael and James B. Undercofler; her aunts and uncles; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Girard Cemetery under the direction of Robert A. Jaworowicz Funeral Home.

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HARNISH, Ernest
MYERSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Ernest W. Harnish, 92, died July 20, 2011 at StoneRidge Towne Centre in Myerstown. He was born October 3, 1918 in Myerstown to Christian and Elsie Werner Harnish. He and his wife owned Harnish's Store in West Myerstown for 30 years. He served on the Jackson Township Sewer Authority for 30 years, and also on the Jackson Elementary Authority. He was a member of Tulpehocken UCC in Richland. Survivors include two sons, Gerald (Sandra) Harnish of Myerstown, and Donald Harnish of Richland; a daughter, Jean (David) Stein of Orwigsburg; a brother, Alan Harnish of Myerstown; a sister, Mabel Rhoads of Myerstown; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 4 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Moyer Harnish; a son, Kenneth Harnish; and a brother, Martin Harnish. Interment at was at the Tulpehocken U.C.C. Cemetery under the direction of Grose Funeral Home.

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HARRIGAN, Margaret
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret Harrigan, 65, died March 22, 1913. She was born in 1847 in Ireland to James and Ann Duffy Love. She was preceded in death by her husband. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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HART, Rev. Dr. Samuel G.
NEW WILMINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Dr. Samuel Gilkerson Hart, 83, died February 25, 1942 at Columbia Hospital. He was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Ann Braden Hart. He was a United Presbyterian missionary to Egypt for 40 years, first going to Egypt in 1892. He was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Survivors include two sons, Walter R. Hart of Pittsburgh, and Dr. H.M. Hart of New Wilmington; and a sister, Mrs. A.E. McClean (or McLean) of Long Beach, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rose Hart. Services were held at the United Presbyterian Church in New Wilmington. Interment was at Fair Oaks Cemetery by Sharp Funeral Home.

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HASIRCOGLU, Polina
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Polina M. Hasircoglu died November 16, 2009. She was born in Voronezh, Russia on October 18, 1921 to Alexander and Daria Medvedeva. She formerly worked at Shick Inc. and Hubley Toy Company. She spoke five languages fluently, and helped many immigrants adjust to life in the United States. She was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, and enjoyed sewing, baking, and working crossword puzzles. She is survived by two sons, Alexander W. Hasircoglu of Columbia, and Christopher W. Hasircoglu (Elizabeth) of Millersville; 5 grandchildren; and 2 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Hasircoglu; and her parents. Services were held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home.

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HAST, Elinor
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Elinor Goldsmit Hast, 77, died May 20, 1973 at her home. She was a 1918 graduate of Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University), and held a master's degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh. She was a supervisory psychiatric social worker for Veterans Administration hospitals in Aspinwall and Oakland, and had been a driver for the Red Cross Motors Corps during World War II. She was a founder of the Junior Council of the National Council of Jewish Women, and was former president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Society of Psychiatric Social Workers. She was a member of Rodef Shalom Congregation, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Ladies' Hospital Aid Society of Montefiore Hospital, the Mizrachi Women's Organization, and the Concordia Club. Services were held at H. Samson, Inc. Burial was at the West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation.

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HATTMAN, John F.
CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: John F. Hattman, 70, died March 29, 1962 at Sewickley Valley Hospital. He retired from Rockwell Standard Co., and was the Washington representative of his company during World War II and the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Velma Hood Hattman; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Fredley, and Mrs. Ida Ferguson; and two brothers, Louis and Harold. Interment was at Sharon Cemetery under the direction of Copeland Funeral Home.

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HAYDE, Maria
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Maria Catharina Hayde, age 2 years, died June 21, 1766. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Georg Hayde. Burial was at the Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.

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HAYDT, Lillie
KUTZTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillie B. Haydt, 81, died March 29, 1986 at the Allentown Hospital. She was born in Wilson, VA to Littleton and Rosa Morris Maitland. Survivors include four daughters, Elsie (Luke) Pfeifly of Mertztown, Marlene (Russell, Jr.) Clouden of Breinigsville, and Helen A. Haydt and Ella M. Reed, both of Kutztown; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman E. Haydt. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Schmoyer Funeral Home.

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HAYWARD, Walter
WEST VIEW, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter G. Hayward died May 22, 1938 at his residence. He was born in Monongahela City. He worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad for 34 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lowstetter Hayward; two sons, Roy E. and Walter M. Hayward; his father, John C. Hayward; four brothers, Theodore, Earl, Charles and Harry Hayward; and a grandchild. Burial was at Monongahela Cemetery under the direction of Bebout and Yohe Funeral Home.

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HEISTER, Elmira
TAMAQUA, PENNSYLVANIA: Elmira Heister, 94, died August 15, 1969 at Coledale Hospital. She was born in Berks County to Jacob and Tammy Rader Speicher. She attended St. John's United Church of Christ in Wernersville. Survivors include six daughters, Kathryn (Clarence) Hertzog, Edna O'Brien, Lillie (John) Remp, Geneva (Calvin) Staudt, Elsie Moyer, and Margaret Loos; two sons, Calvin and Earl; a brother, Jacob Speicher; 12 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Calvin E. Heister. Arrangements were handled by Lamm and Witman Funeral Home.

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HEMP, Shadrach
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Shadrach H. Hemp, 81, died February 5, 1938 at his residence. He was a member of the Seventh United Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Walter C. Mellor and Mrs. James McDowell; a son, Ralph Hemp; a sister, Mrs. Thomas D. Burns; and 3 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor McKee Hemp. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of Gilbert McInnes Funeral Home.

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HENDERSON, Bessie
MONROEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Bessie LaVerne Henderson, 78, died May 19, 1964 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was a former resident of Edinboro, and was a member of the Edinboro Methodist Church, the Rebekah Lodge, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include three sons, Raymond of Pittsburgh, Wilbur of Woodsfield, OH, and Charles of Lynchburg, VA; two daughters, Margaret Meabon of Edinboro, and Ruth Johnson of Monroeville; 15 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Edinboro Cemetery by I.K. Glunt Funeral Home.

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HERMES, Margaret
WEST VIEW, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret Muthler Hermes died August 20, 1950. She was a member of the Dames of Malta. She was the mother of Roy Hermes of Pittsburgh, and Margaret Mentzer of West View; and the sister of Matilda M. Stahle. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Hermes. Arrangements were handled by Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home.

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HESKETH, Marlin
APOLLO, PENNSYLVANIA: Marlin D. Hesketh, 62, died April 4, 2007 at his residence. He was born February 28, 1945 in Natrona Heights to the late Willard G. and Mildred Irene Scott Hesketh. He was a resident of Wyoming and Colorado for 20 years, and later returned to Pennsylvania. In Colorado, he worked in maintenance for a nursing home. He was a member of the Brethren Church of Kepple Hill in Parks Township, and enjoyed camping, fishing and traveling. Survivors include his companion, Donnetta Wherry of Apollo; a sister, Carolyn M. Bier of North Vandergrift; 2 nephews; and 2 nieces. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery in Kiski Township by Gerald J. Medice Funeral Home.

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HIESTER, Sallie
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Sallie K. Hiester, 84, died March 13, 1954. She was the daughter of David and Sarah Strause Keeney. She was a member of St. Thomas Evangelical and Reformed Church, Ladies of the Golden Eagle, and the Royal Neighbors of America. She was survived by a son, Herbert S. Hiester; 13 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Burial was at Zion's (Blue Mountain) Church Cemetery in Strausstown under the direction of F.F. Seidel Funeral Home.

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HILL, Edith
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Edith Hill, 87, died February 7, 1966 at the White Convalescent Home in Wellsboro. She was born October 3, 1878 in Mainesburg, PA. There are no known surviving relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Hill. Interment was at Judson Hill Cemetery in Troy, PA under the direction of Kuhl Funeral Home.

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HILLERICH, Lillian
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian Hillerich died October 4, 1973. She was the mother of Robert J., Harry, and Roy W. Hillerich. She had 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry J. Hillerich. Interment was at St. Paul's Cemetery under the direction of Ralph P. Erny Funeral Home.

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HIMES, James L.
CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: James L. Himes, 86, died February 5, 2009. He was born August 13, 1922 to Reed Elton and Arminta Jane Wolfgang Himes. He was a welder with the Boilermakers' Union, Kansas City Transit Office Local. He attended Salem Lutheran Church in New Millport. He is survived by his wife, Verna Myers Himes; two children, Ruth Ann Bloom (Rodney) of Olanta, and Mark James Himes (Dhana Lee) of San Fernando City, Phillipines; a brother, Richard Himes of DuBois; 8 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Nellie Kight and Inez Kessler; six brothers, Harold, Henry, Raymond, Clair, David, and Earl; and his parents. Interment was at Fruit Hill Cemetery in New Millport with arrangements by Chidboy Funeral Home.

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HINER, George J.
UPPER ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: George Joseph Hiner, 44, died June 14, 1958 in St. Petersburg, FL. He worked on the sales staff of Goodyear Rubber Company, and had previously worked in sales for 16 years at Firestone Rubber Company. He had lived in St. Petersburg for his last three years, and was a member of the Pittsburgh and St. Petersburg Musicians' Clubs. Survivors include a wife, Margaret Hardenack Hiner; a daughter, Barbara; and his mother, Elizabeth Wickenhauser Hiner, all of St Petersburg, FL. Services were held at St. Thomas More Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery, Northside, under the direction of Hamel Mortuary.

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HINNERSHITZ, Elmer
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Elmer Hinnershitz, 85, died October 12, 1965 at Community General Hospital. He was born October 31, 1880. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth S. Beyerle Adam Hinnershitz; and a stepdaughter, Martha D. Adam of New York City. Burial was at Laureldale Cemetery under the direction of Whelan and Mountz Funeral Home.

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HIRSCH, Jane
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Jane G. Hirsch, 80, died October 26, 1970 at Montefiore Hospital. She was a member of Temple Sinai and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was survived by a son, Burton L. Hirsch; three sisters, Edith Arnold, Bertha Gordon, and Ann K. Goldberg; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at West View Cemetery under the direction of Burton L. Hirsch Funeral Home.

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HOHN, Parke
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Parke G. Hohn, 29, died August 2, 1945. He served in World War II for over three years, but was not killed in combat. Before entering military service, he worked for Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation. He was survived by his parents, George and Agnes Richie Hohn; a brother, Charles Hohn; and a sister, Mrs. Harry Kinley. Interment with military honors was at South Side Cemetery under the direction of William Slater and Sons.

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HOLE, Allen
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Allen Hole, 88, died August 6, 1972. He was born in Reading to Reuben and Susella Clemens Hole. He retired from Standard Body Works. Survivors include a stepbrother, Clarence Ruffner of Reading; a stepsister, Jennie (Howard) Krick; a niece, Mrs. Francis R. Gable, with whom he made his home; 2 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Maude Potteiger Hole. Interment was at Charles Evans Cemetery by Bean Funeral Home.

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HOLECZY, Helen
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen C. Holeczy, 92, died August 19, 2008 at Meadowbrook Rehab Hospital in Gardner, KS. She was born June 20, 1916 in Pittsburgh to Stephen and Mary Luko Tatrai. She was a beauty school graduate and salon owner, having retired at the age of 87. She was a resident of Spring Hill, KS at the time of her passing, and was a former Hazelwood resident. Survivors include a son, Robert Holeczy (Jean) of Spring Hill, KS; a brother, William Tatrai; a sister, Libby Komoroski; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel J. Holeczy; her parents; three brothers, Steve, George, and Vincent Tatrai; and a sister, Anne Hoteck. Services were held at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Pittsburgh under the direction of Elmer Herman Funeral Home. Arrangements in Kansas were handled by Bruce Funeral Home.

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HOLLY, Sadie
HOMESTEAD, PENNSYLVANIA: Sadie Holly died September 4, 1940 at her residence. She attended Homestead Park Methodist Church, and was a member of the Dames of Malta and the Royal Neighbors. She was survived by her husband, Elijah Holly; a son, Harry W. Holly; three daughters, Mrs. Majessa Palmer, Mrs. Elrena Critchlow, and Mrs. Edith Hedglin; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Wright and Mrs. Mary Bishop; and 6 grandchildren. Burial was at Robinson Run Cemetery in Sturgeon under the direction of Gillen and Coulter Funeral Home.

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HOLTZINGER, Dolores
COLUMBIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Dolores F. Holtzinger, 77, died July 20, 2009. She was born August 10, 1931 in Columbia to the late Donald and Hazel Sampson Helwig. She was a retired production worker at Armstrong World Industries. She attended the First Church of God, and enjoyed gardening. Survivors include five daughters, Gail Holtzinger of Wrightsville, Terry Weis of Columbia, and Hazel Sponar, Mary Beth Fitz, and Sandra Briggs, all of York; two sons, Dean Holtzinger, Jr. of Craley, and Barry Bachman of Columbia; and three sisters, Jacqueline Pickle of Columbia, Sandra Tilley of Marietta, and Joan Leo of New Cumberland. She was predeceased by her husband, Dean L. Holtzinger. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

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HORROCKS, Louise
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Louise Horrocks, 81, died December 4, 1972 at Shadyside Hospital. She was a longtime teacher in Pittsburgh and Swissvale area schools. She was a member of the Swissvale United Presbyterian Church. She was one of the founders of the Swisshelm Park Garden Club, and was also a member of the Philanthropic Society and the Swissvale Women's Club. Survivors include her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Horrocks. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery by Thomas Nied Funeral Home.

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HORSFALL, Samuel
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Samuel Horsfall, 35, died February 8, 1916. He was the son of Samuel and Anna Horsfall. Interment was at Fernwood Cemetery with arrangements by undertaker Frank Drayer.

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HOYLAND, Leonard, Jr.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Leonard Hoyland, Jr. died March 17, 1952 at the Presbyterian Hospital. He was the son of Leonard Hoyland, Sr. and Phoebe Hoyland. Interment was at Chartiers Cemetery under the direction of Fulton and Bradwell Funeral Home.

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HUDAK, Rudolph
WHITAKER, PENNSYLVANIA: Rudolph Hudak died October 9, 1993. He was the husband of Kristine Hudak; the father of Maria Russo; and the brother of Helen Kopas and Ann Manik. He is also survived by 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Ann's Church. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Park under the direction of William R. Welsh Funeral Home.

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HUEGLI, Robert
PENN HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert N. Huegli died September 14, 1969 at Shadyside Hospital. He was a retired tool and die maker with Edgewater Steel Co. and a World War I veteran. He attended Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a Sunday School teacher. He was a Mason. He was survived by his wife, Edna F. Huegli; a son, Robert S.; three brothers, Theodore, Carl and Edwin; and a sister, Gertrude (E.M.) Rumens. Arrangements were handled by Leonard P. Burket Funeral Home.

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HULL, Goldie
NEW OXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA: Goldie C. Becker Hull, 64, died April 11, 1965 in Harrisburg. She attended St. Paul's United Church of Christ, and was a member of the Pythian Sisters. She was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joseph W. Smith of New Oxford; four stepchildren, Milton Hull of New Oxford, Mrs. Harold Hoke of Westminster, Arthur J. Hull of East Berlin, and Janet Hull of Baltimore; a brother, John Becker; 2 grandchildren; and 7 step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard J. Hull. Interment was at Wolf's Church Cemetery under the direction of Emig Funeral Home.

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HUNTER, Ellis B.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ellis Beggs Hunter died May 4, 1945. He was killed in action in Luzon during World War II. He served with the 152nd Infantry, 38th Division. Survivors include two brothers, Brook T. Hunter and Robert J. Hunter; and two sisters, Dora Fark and Carrie L. Merry. Services were held at St. Cyril's Church. Burial with military honors was at Northside Catholic Cemetery under the direction of O'Brien Funeral Home.

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HUSON, William, Sr.
RED LION, PENNSYLVANIA: William Huson, Sr., 76, died March 9, 2011 at his home. He was born February 28, 1935 in York County to Harry and Minnie Reichard Huson. He was a self-employed upholsterer. Survivors include three sons, William Huson, Jr. of Red Lion, Jeffrey Christenberry of Dover, and Joey Christenberry of Yoe; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and a companion, Betty Patterson of Red Lion. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte "Chris" Grove Huson; and a daughter, Dawn Baile. Interment was at the Red Lion Cemetery with arrangements by Austin H. Eberly Funeral Home.

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HYMOVITZ, Sara
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sara Hymovitz died January 1, 1980. She was the sister of Bella Hymovitz and David Hynes, both of Pittsburgh, and the late Libby Fischler. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at New Light Cemetery.

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IMLER, Doris
ROARING SPRING, PENNSYLVANIA: Doris M. Imler, 89, died February 29, 2008. She was born December 1, 1918 in Roaring Spring to George and Hester McGee Dick. She attended Bare Memorial Church of God, and enjoyed knitting and painting. She was formerly active with the Girl Scouts. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Ken Sollenberger of Roaring Spring, and Dixie and Dan Piper of Duncansville; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Frank "Pat" Imler; a son, Douglas G. Imler; her parents; and three sisters, Jean Lobb, Doretta Dick, and Maxine Dick. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home.

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INGOLD, Sister Mary Philip
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Philip Ingold, 70, died December 18, 1984. She earned a master's degree in education from Duquesne University, and taught for 38 years. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1932. She was treasurer of St. Xavier Academy in Latrobe, and was also stationed at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, where she worked with the finance office. Later, she was the convent librarian. She is survived by two sisters, Mary Cronin and Margaret Ingold, both of Pittsburgh. Services were held at the Motherhouse chapel. Burial was at St. Xavier Cemetery in Latrobe.

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IRWIN, Geraldine
WERNERSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Geraldine Y. Irwin, 86, died June 12, 1991 at the Reading Hospital. She was born in Reading to Clarence and Mary Nagle Yocom. She was a graduate of Schuylkill Seminary (now Albright College). She was the founder of Irwindyl Kennels, and was an internationally recognized breeder of champion Newfoundland dogs. She also co-owned Yocom's Delicatessen for 25 years. She is survived by two sons, Gerald and Arthur, both of Reading; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur C. Irwin. Interment was at Charles Evans Cemetery with arrangements by Lutz Funeral Home.

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ISLER, Edwin
CRAFTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Edwin A. Isler died January 29, 1950 at his residence. He was a retired printer. Survivors include a brother, Charles J. Isler of New Jersey; a sister, Maze E. Isler of Crafton; and 4 nieces and nephews. Interment was at Redstone Cemetery under the direction of J.H. Hershberger and Sons Funeral Home.

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ISRAEL, Ruth
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth Markey Israel died March 16, 1965 at Montefiore Hospital. She was a member of the Tree of Life Congregation, and was active with Hadassah, the Tree of Life Sisterhood, the Ladies' Hospital Aid Society at Montefiore, the Jewish Home for Babies, and the Jewish Home for the Aged. Survivors include her husband, Herman J. Israel; a son, Henry L.; a daughter, Betty Ann; a sister, Dora Sotnick; and two brothers, Dr. Oscar Markey and Saul Markey. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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ISZKULA, Josephine
GIRARD, PENNSYLVANIA: Josephine Malecki Iszkula, 82, died March 25, 2007 at St, Mary's Home of Erie. She was born March 19, 1925 in New Kensington, PA to the late Steve and Mary Mochaj Malecki. She attended St. John's Catholic Church in Girard. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society, and a past president of St. John's School PTA. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, and puzzles. She was a longtime resident of the Girard area, and had also lived in Erie, Pittsburgh, and Union City. Survivors include her husband, Edward Iszkula; four sons, Richard Iszkula of Erie, David Iszkula (Lorrie) of Charleston, WV, and Carl Iszkula and Ed Iszkula (Maureen), all of Girard; two daughters, Jackie A. Soudan (Bill) of Girard, and Patricia J. Ross (Larry) of Dallas, TX; a sister, Frances Sventek of Corry; a brother, Raymond Malecki (Alice) of Erie; 13 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters, Angela Gocal, Julia Malecki, and Catherine Luba. Services were held at St. John's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. John's Cemetery under the direction of Daniel R. Edder Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, George P.
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: George P. Jackson, 84, died April 26, 2005. He was born December 26, 1920 to Andrew and Mary Grosby Jackson. He worked for 20 years as a printer with P.R. Connell Co. in Pittsburgh, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include three children, Gayle Monta of Orlando, FL, Paul Jackson of Irwin, and Janet Paskarnis of Rutherfordton, NC; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ted Jackson; three sisters, Irene Abbott, Helen Staudt, and Ann Laverty; and his parents. Interment was at Oak Park Cemetery with arrangements by William F. and Roger M. De Carbo Funeral Home.

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JACOBS, Abraham
MOUNT PLEASANT, PENNSYLVANIA: Abraham Jacobs, 72 died July 7, 1952. He is survived by six daughters, Genevieve, Edna, Phyllis, Yvonne, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Evelyn Kelly; and five sons, Raymond, Alex, William, James, and Samuel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esma Jacobs. Services were held at St. Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church in Johnstown. Interment was at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Meagher Funeral Home.

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JACOBSON, Goldie
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Goldie Jacobson, 55, died August 5, 1972 in Greensboro, NC. She was born in Reading to Jack and Yetta Gertler Jacobson. She was a secretary at Rachman Manufacturing Co. for over 20 years, and was a member of Shomrei Habrith Synagogue. She was unmarried. Survivors include two brothers, Alvin and Irving; and a sister, Beatrice (Daniel) Goldberg. Interment was at Shomre Habrith Cemetery under the direction of Henninger Funeral Home.

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JACOBSON, Myrtle
DuBOIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Myrtle E. Jacobson, 93, died November 8, 2004 at the DuBois Nursing Home. She was born January 28, 1911 in DuBois to the late Thomas and Henrietta Murray Kirkwood. She attended Christ Lutheran Church, and enjoyed sewing and cooking. Survivors include four children, Margot Johnston of Seneca, and John Jacobson, Jane Jacobson, and Myrna Clouser, all of DuBois; a sister, Helen Crozier of Sarasota, FL; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl "LeRoy" Jacobson; a son, James Jacobson; and several brothers and sisters, including Alice Engstrom. Interment was at Morningside Cemetery under the direction of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel.

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JAKUBAITIS, Victoria
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Victoria I. Kurtas Jakubaitis, 95, passed away February 7, 2012. She was born June 25, 1916. She was the wife of the late John Jakubaitis; and the mother of Victoria (Morris) Taormina, Francis (Tara) Jakubaitis, and the late George J. Kurtas and John Jakubaitis. She had 8 grandchildren and 8 reat-grandchildren, and is also survived by her cousins and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon under the direction of Logan Funeral Home.

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JASIUK, Josefa
PLYMOUTH MEETING, PENNSYLVANIA: Josefa Jasiuk, 84, died September 8, 2007. She was the wife of Alexander; and the mother of Nina Mallatratt, Halina Woloszczuk, and Irene Christ (Paul). She had 6 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services were held at St. Vladimir Ukranian Orthodox Cathedral. Interment was at Lawnview Cemetery under the direction of Fletcher-Nasevich Funeral Home.

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JEHU, Albert E., Jr.
SYKESVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Earl "Junior" Jehu, Jr., 92, died April 2, 2009. He was born June 3, 1916 to the late Albert Earl Jehu, Sr. and Edith May Bloom Jehu. He managed Jehu's Gulf Station for over 20 years, and worked for Jehu Oil Distributors. He also formerly worked in the Kramer Mines. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Bethel Baptist Church. He was a member of the Sykesville Lions Club, the Sykesville Fire Department, the American Legion, and the Punxsutawney Polka Club. He enjoyed polka dancing, playing pool, and dining out. He is survived by a daughter, Margaret Ann (Charles) White of Silver Spring, MD; 3 grandchildren he helped raise, Vicki Shaw of Grove City, OH, Julie Shaw Baun of Reynoldsville, and Matthew Shaw of Sykesville; 6 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Mae Carney Jehu; his brothers, Leonard and Robert Jehu; his sisters, Ruth Buhite, Vaughn Anderson and Vivian Guthrie; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Sykesville Memorial Cemetery.

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JENKINS, Calvin B.
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Calvin Benjamin Jenkins died March 17, 2005. He was born August 18, 1924 to Benjamin and Sylvia Jenkins. He retired from National Publishing Company and Metropolitan Hospital. He attended Berry-Long Memorial United Methodist Church, where he was on the finance committee and sang with the Senior Choir. He enjoyed going to the Stan Harbor Senior Citizen Center. He is survived by a daughter; a brother; 3 grandsons; 9 great-grandchildren; two nephews; two nieces; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah A. Waters Jenkins. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Terry Funeral Home.

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JOBE, Cece
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Cece E. Jobe died January 31, 1963 at her residence. She was the daughter of Hiram and Melinda Black Helman. She was an art teacher and poet in Pittsburgh. She attended Westminster Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Pittsburgh Art Association and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Dr. James Jobe. Interment was at the Homewood Cemetery Mausoleum under the direction of Seeman Funeral Home.

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JONES, Marian
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Marian D. Jones, 80, of died December 28, 2008. She was the daughter of the late David and Christine Bethel. She retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, and attended Mount Calvary Church of God in Christ, where she served with the Senior Usher Board, the Senior Choir, and Pastor's Aid. She was formerly a member of John White's Hallelujah Chorus. She enjoyed reading, watching the news, and church music. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tyrone and Janice Jones, and David Jones of St. Paul, MN; four daughters, Deborah Jones of Los Angeles, CA, Rosalie Jefferson of Dallas, TX, and Theresa Jones Ables and Christine Jones, all of Harrisburg; a brother, Rudy Bethel of Harrisburg; two stepsisters, Flossie McGraw and Thelma Clements; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her friends; and her church family. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Jones, Sr. Burial was at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens under the direction of Major H. Winfield Funeral Home.

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JONES, Mary
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Ann Davis Jones died February 9, 1934 at her residence. She was survived by her husband, Thomas Jones; six children; and eight grandchildren. Services were held at the Primitive Methodist Church. Burial was at Southside Cemetery.

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JONES, U.E.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sgt. U.E. Jones, 21, died November 11, 1944. He was killed in action near Metz in World War II. He served with the 735th Tank Battalion. He was survived by his father, U.T. Jones; and two brothers, Francis and John. Services were held at St. Andrew's Church. Burial was at North Side Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Clarty Funeral Home.

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JOSEFOWSKI, Jean
KING OF PRUSSIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Jean Crawford Josefowski died October 3, 2006. She was born April 22, 1918 in Berwick, PA. She was the mother of John P. (Patricia) Josefowski, Lawrence E. (Diana) Josefowski, Susan F. (Nathan) Lashlee, and Diantha M. (Lawrence) Schear; and the sister of the late John Crawford and Eleanora Smith. She was a grandmother and a great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her husband, Casimir Josefowski. Interment was at St. Denis Cemetery under the direction of Stretch Funeral Home.

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JOYCE, Sister Mary Laurence
MILLVALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Laurence Joyce died May 22, 1955 at St. Francis Hospital. She was the daughter of Martin and Mary Houston Joyce. She entered the community of St. Francis in 1951, making religious vows in 1952. She was a teacher, and formerly taught at St. Augustine's School in Pittsburgh. Survivors include her parents; two sisters, Sister Marie Edward Joyce of Mount Alvernia, and Mrs. Adesta Hyta; and two brothers, Edward Joyce and Laurence Joyce. Services were held at St. Francis Chapel at Mount Alvernia. Interment was at the Mount Alvernia Cemetery.

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JULA, Nick
AMBRIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA: Nick Jula, 75, died February 12, 1960 at Beaver County Hospital. He was born in Austria on March 15, 1885. He retired from Wyckoff-Drawn Steel Co., and had been an Ambridge resident for over 40 years. He was a member of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Ghost. He was survived by a brother, Nestor Jula of Fair Oaks. Services were held at his church. Interment was at the Economy Cemetery under the direction of W.R. Towcimak Funeral Home.

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JULIUS, Emil
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Emil F. Julius, 96, died September 20, 2006. He was born March 1, 1910 in Harrisburg. He was a retired underwriter for PA National Insurance Company, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Life Center Ministries. Survivors include his wife, Gladys Gabriel Julius; a stepson, Lee Gabriel (Mary Ann) of Salem OR; a stepdaughter, Doris E, Horting (Ron) of Harrisburg; 4 step-granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; and a niece. He was predeceased his first wife, Mary Julius. Interment was at Rolling Green Cemetery in Camp Hill under the direction of Stone-Murry Funeral Home.

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JUNE, Howard
SHICKSHINNY, PENNSYLVANIA: Howard C. June, 64, died January 6, 1951 at General Hospital. He was born in Mehoopany, and was a longtime Shickshinny resident. He worked as a carpenter with E.E. Reilly of Kingston, and several coal companies. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Moore of Ridley Park; two brothers, Clarence of Mehoopany, and Lewis of Dalton; 4 grandchildren; and 4 nephews. Interment was at Reyburn Cemetery by Kelchner Funeral Home.

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KABLE, Jacob
CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Jacob M. Kable, 86, died September 2, 1956 at his residence. He was a retired glassblower for Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company. He was a charter member of the Corapolis Odd Fellows lodge. He was a longtime resident of Corapolis, and later moved to Baldwin Township. A street in Corapolis, Kable Way, was named for him. Survivors include two nieces, Clara and Anna Schwind. Burial was at the Corapolis Cemetery under the direction of Copeland Funeral Home.

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KALE, Lucille
LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Lucille E. Kale, 76, died December 8, 2008 in Lebanon. She was born October 13, 1932 in Myerstown, PA to the late Henry and Bertha Blouch Schell. She was a graduate of the Coatesville Hospital School of Nursing, and was a retired registered nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital with 29 years of service. She attended Zion United Methodist Church in Myerstown, where she was a longtime choir member. She enjoyed knitting. Survivors include her husband, Richard D. Kale; a son, William H. Kale (Mary) of Lebanon; a daughter, Susan E. Kale of Harrisburg; a brother, David Schell (Anna) of Myerstown; two sisters, Janet Schell and Marilyn Moyer, both of Myerstown; 2 grandsons; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Zion United Methodist Church. Interment was at Zion United Methodist Cemetery under the direction of Grose Funeral Home.

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KALMENSON, Abraham
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Abraham A. Kalmenson died October 20, 1962 at Presbyterian University Hospital. He was a sales manager with Eagle Linen Service, and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation. Survivors include his wife, Rhea Steinert Kalmenson; a son, Charles; a daughter, Mrs. Howard Specter; two brothers, Ben and Karl; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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KANDERA, Anna
STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Kandera, 76, died May 3, 1989 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. She was born November 1, 1912 to Paul and Barbara Stitch. She was a former resident of McDonald. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Ann (Keith) Wagner of State College; a sister, Mary Berthold; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve J. Kandera. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Cecil. Interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Noblestown under the direction of Eugene C. Coleman Funeral Home.

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KANE, Sister Zita Marie
SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Zita Marie Kane died December 14, 1999 at the Marian Convent. She was born in 1908 in Sugar Notch, PA to John J. and Bridget McGlynn Kane. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1926, professing her final vows on August 15, 1932. She held a bachelor's degree in social studies from Marywood College, and a master's degree in history from Villanova University. She taught at numerous schools, including St. John Elementary School in Scranton, South Scranton Catholic High School, St. John High School in Pittston, Bishop Hannan High School in Scranton, and also at schools in Portland, OR, Altoona, PA, and Forest Hills and Oyster Bay, NY. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies, and the Social Studies Council of Northeast Pennsylvania. She was an IHM Congregation historian from 1977 to 1986, and wrote historical articles about the IHM Sisters and some secondary schools in the Diocese of Scranton. She was a prayer minister at the Marian Convent from 1986 until her passing. She is survived by a brother, John D. Kane; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph; and and two sisters, Jule T. Buonasera and Zita Marie Sagan. Services were held at the Marian Convent. Interment was at St. Catherine Cemetery in Moscow.

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KANTNER, Sarah
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Sarah Ann Breninger Kantner, 62, died May 22, 1943. Interment was at Spies Church Cemetery under the direction of Seidel Funeral Chapel.

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KARTASHOV, Anna
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna A. Tunina Kartashov, 74, died July 11, 2009. She was born October 30, 1934 in Svoboda, Russia to the late Audrey D. Zelenin and Ustinia I. Tunina. She was a member of the Russian Pentecostal Church. She is survived by seven daughters, Irina Veretnov (Vladimir), Marina Baranov (Vitaliy), and Yelena Scharamchevsky all of Erie, Olga Drozhzhin (Yuriy) of Knoxville, TN, Lyudmila Maksimova (Vyacheslav) of Bedford, IN, Nadezhda Korets (Sergey) of Abakan, and Raisa Belousova (Aleksey) of Cincinnati, OH; three sons, Iosif Kartashov, Andrey Kartashov (Anna), and Veneamin Kartashov (Tatyana) of Abakan; a sister, Valentina; a brother, Aleksandr; 30 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Denis T. Kartashov; and a brother. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery by Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory.

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KASE, Anna
MUNCY, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna E. Stanke Kase, 100, died February 10, 2007 at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. She was born July 29, 1906 in Cook County, IL. She was a former resident of Montgomery, PA, where she was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She was the last member of her immediate family, and was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Kase. Interment was at St. John Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service.

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KATO, Jack
ROCHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Jack L. Kato, 73, died April 1, 2011. He was born August 20, 1937 in Barnesboro, PA to the late John and Edna Kato. He was a retired printer at Heritage Valley, and was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in New Brighton. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Wilma Kato; and one son, Richard P. Kato of Rochester. Services were held at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Arrangements were handled by Lutton Beaver Falls Funeral Home.

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KEATING, Father Joseph
BEAVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Joseph Bernard Keating, 59, died February 27, 1942 at his rectory. He had been pastor at Ss. Peter and Paul Church since 1931. He attended Holy Ghost Preparatory School and Duquesne University, and also studied at St. Vincent's Seminary in Latrobe. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1911. He was assistant pastor at St. Peter's Church in Northside and St. John the Evangelist Church in Southside, and had served as pastor at St. Kilian's Church in Mars and St. Margaret's Church in Mahoningtown. Survivors include four sisters, Mary and Frances Keating of Beaver, and Mrs. Margaret Meyers and Mrs. William P. Brown of New Kensington; and two brothers, Charles of New Kensington, and James of Greensburg. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Church. Interment was at Union Cemetery in New Kensington.

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KELCHNER, Emma
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Emma A. Richards Kelchner, 59, died December 6, 1915. She was the wife of John M. Kelchner. Funeral services were held at her residence. Interment was at Northwood Cemetery.

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KEMERER, Betty
GIBSONIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Betty Boch Kemerer, 85, died October 21, 2001. She was a graduate of Seton Hill College, and was a teacher. She enjoyed reading, and was a founding member of the Friends of the Richland Public Library. She was the mother of Chris, Russell and Rodney, and had 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond "Lou" Kemerer. Services were held at St. Richard Church. Arrangements were handled by Schellhaas Funeral Home.

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KERN, Nevin
LIVERPOOL, PENNSYLVANIA: Nevin F. Kern, 90, died December 30, 2008 at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill. He was born in Columbia to the late William F. and Ruth Stehman Kern. He retired from the Milton Hershey School, and was a member of Blessed Hope Bible Church. He was a former Elizabethtown resident. Survivors include his wife, Edythe Long Kern; three sons, John A., Nevin H., and Roger L. Kern; three daughters, Cherry Oberdorf, Dolly Roush, and Barbara Dupler; a stepdaughter, Dennys Conte; four sisters, Lois Harbold, Shirley Freet, Nancy Blough, and Leda Burkett; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Vesta L. Bomgardner Kern; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at Blessed Hope Bible Church. Interment was at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Palmyra by Miller/Sekely Funeral Services.

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KIBLER, Elizabeth
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Foster Kibler, 62, died February 23, 1963. She was a graduate of the Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University). She was survived by her husband, Dr. Everett L. Kibler, Sr.; a daughter, Mrs. Marie Gaertner; and two sons, Dr. Lewis F. Kibler, and Everett L. Kibler, Jr. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery under the direction of H. Samson's, Inc.

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KIELBASA, Max
BRENTWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Max Kielbasa, 58, died January 12, 1980 at Mercy Hospital. He was born August 23, 1921 in Brownsville, PA. He was a former halfback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and played college football at Duquesne University. He was inducted into the Duquesne University Hall of Fame. Survivors include a daughter, Maxine; two sons, David and Thomas; two brothers, Chester and Steve; and seven sisters, Wanda Olexa, Irene Lampe, Stella Deleonoibus, Josephine Guley, Helen Lovich, Jean Lovotny, and Betty. Arrangements were handled by John F. Slater Funeral Home.

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KILLINGER, Bernice
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Bernice M. Killinger, 89, died October 24, 2010 at the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg. She was born November 24 1920 in Enhaut, PA to the late Earl Garman and Mabel Martin Garman. She attended Progress Church of God, and was active with the Young at Heart Club. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah M. Galbraith of Harrisburg; three sons, Clymer "Skip" Garman of Palmyra, and Donald D. Killinger and David P. Killinger, both of Harrisburg; 3 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, David J. Killinger. Interment was at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Hetrick-Bitner Funeral Home.

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KINNEY, Fred
WILKINSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Fred Wilson Kinney, 17, died May 24, 1933. He was the son of Harvey B. and Jessie Boone Kinney. Interment was in Hundred, WV.

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KIPFERL, Joyce
TIOGA, PENNSYLVANIA: Joyce Irene Kipferl, 57, died October 4, 1998. She was born November 17, 1940. She did drawing, crafting and sewing for Renaissance festivals, and enjoyed cats and horses. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Michael J. Kipferl; a daughter, Koreen Brown of Tioga; her sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Susan Kipferl of Millerton, Terril and Anna Kipferl of Millerton, and Robert Kipferl of California; four sisters, Nancy Cross of Elmira, NY, Carol Infintino of Rochester, NY, and Barbara Bentley and Linda Bentley, both of California; 9 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, NY by Olthof Funeral Home.

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KISE, Katie
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Katie Kise, 74, died November 13, 1951 at her residence. She was the daughter of Henry and Alice Flemming DeHoff. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Littlestown. Survivors include a daughter, Helen K. Bowers; three brothers, George DeHoff, Earl DeHoff, and Harvey DeHoff; and a half-brother, Reuben DeHoff. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Kise. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Little Funeral Home.

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KITZMILLER, Ruth
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth N. Kitzmiller died September 18, 2009. She was born September 23, 1921 to the late Blaine and Lela Mae Ural Kitzmiller. She was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan College, and a longtime employee of GlaxoSmithKline. She was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg by Monahan Funeral Home.

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KJELGAARD, Anna
MANSFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Mae Kjelgaard, 77, died November 21, 2003. She was born February 24, 1926 to Asa and Deborah Head Dunmore. She was a member of the Mansfield Firemen's Auxiliary and the Garden Club, and was a former member of the Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Alfred Kjelgaard, Sr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and William Mead of Westfield; a son and daughter-in-law, Clifton and Linda Kjelgaard of North Bend, WA; a brother and sister-in-law, Hyla and Reva Dunmore of Jamestown, NY; a sister, Clara Wood of Elmira, NY; and 2 granddaughters. She was preceded in death by a son, Alfred Kjelgaard, Jr.; and her parents. Burial was at Brookside Cemetery by Wilston Funeral Home.

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KLEIN, Adolph
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Adolph Klein, 67, died January 5, 1960 at the Jewish Home for the Aged in Pittsburgh. He was born December 17, 1893 in Austria-Hungary. He owned a grocery store in Aliquippa, and had been an Aliquippa resident for 35 years. He was a member of Agudath Achim Congregation. Survivors include his wife, Gizella Klein; a daughter, Olga Klein; two sons, H. Beryl Klein and Morris Klein; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Elrod Cemetery under the direction of Gowaty Funeral Home.

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KNARR, Karen
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Karen Louise Knarr, 4, died March 29, 1967 at Community General Hospial after being struck by a car. Survivors include her parents, Kenneth K. Knarr, Sr. and Patricia Dillon Knarr; a sister, Patricia M. of Reading; a brother, Kenneth K., Jr. of Reading; and a grandfather, Clarence Knarr of Reading. Services were held at St. Margaret's Catholic Church. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery with arrangements by T.C. Auman Funeral Parlor.

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KNICKERBOCKER, Leonard
GALETON, PENNSYLVANIA: Leonard Knickerbocker, 91, died October 9, 1991 at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. He was born April 25, 1900 in Galeton to Willard and Sara Stocum Knickerbocker. He retired from Ingersoll-Rand. He is survived by a son, Gordon of Elkland; three daughters, Virginia Johnston of Galeton, and Charlotte Ellis and Mondaine Burton, both of Woodhull, NY; a brother, Ruel Knickerbocker; two sisters, Pansy Mosher and Laura Miles; 20 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Conable Knickerbocker. Burial was at West Branch Cemetery with arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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KNOWLTON, Dorothy
MECHANICSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy Grace Knowlton, 92, passed away March 30, 2011 at Messiah Village in Mechanicsburg. She was born July 3, 1918 in Morristown, NJ. She was a retired office manager at several legal offices in Morristown, and had attended Drake Business College in Orange, NJ. She was a member of Immanuel Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, where she was a choir member. She raised and cared for Monarch butterflies. She helped establish a butterfly garden at the Messiah Village campus, and was known as "the butterfly lady” of Messiah Village. She is survived by three children, Stephen Knowlton of Camp Hill, Nancee Knowlton of Harrisburg, and Kathleen Logue of Carlisle; 8 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul B. Knowlton; and eight siblings. Services were held at Immanuel Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Interment was at Slate Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Malpezzi Funeral Home.

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KOLEMAN, Michael
BEAVER FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Funeral services were held July 10, 1952 for Michael Koleman, 61. He was survived by his wife, Barbara Koleman. Services were held at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Spratt Funeral Directors.

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KOLIKOWSKI, William
HERMINIE, PENNSYLVANIA: William Kolikowski died February 12, 1949 at his residence. He was born in Lithuania on August 29, 1894. He had lived in the Herminie area for over 20 years. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, the Workman's Sick and Death Benefits, and the Herminie No. 2 Athletic Association. Survivors include his wife, Marcella Kolikowski; three children, Anna Kolikowski, Eleanor Andrews, and Veronica Pregard; a brother, Joseph Kolikowski; and 7 grandchildren. Burial was at Westmoreland County Memorial Park.

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KONVALINKA, Albert
TURTLE CREEK, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Konvalinka, 23, was killed in action during World War II on November 24, 1944. He served with the 26th Infantry. Before the war, he worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Survivors include his father, Charles Konvalinka; and three brothers, Glenn, Ronny, and James. Arrangements were handled by Lanigan Funeral Home.

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KRALIK, Minnie
AVONMORE, PENNSYLVANIA: Minnie Irene Lewis Kralik, 91, died January 2, 2009 at Loyalhanna Care Center in Latrobe. She was born November 6, 1917 in Avonmore to Murray and Lottie A. Garris Lewis. She attended the First Presbyterian Church of Avonmore, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading and bingo. Survivors include three sons, Kenneth S. Kralik (Betty) of Aultman, Richard M. Kralik (Linda) of White Station, and Kevin L. Kralik (Pam) of Washington Township; three daughters, Karen K. Shusko (Michael) of Saltsburg, Bertha Jean Muffley (Ronald) of Jackson, OH, and Debra Ann Arnold (John) of Charleston, SC; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Roy Kralik; her parents, and two brothers, Frank and Edward Lewis. Interment was at Westview Cemetery in Avonmore under the direction of Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home.

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KRAMER, Fannie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Fannie Kramer, 62, died August 8, 1958 at Montefiore Hospital. She was a member of Poale Zedek Congregation and was active in a number of charitable organizations. Survivors include her husband, Harry Kramer; three daughters, Mrs. Lee Levine, Mrs. Abe Ainsman, and Mrs. Albert Twersky; five sisters, Mrs. Belle Glass, Mrs. Eva Cohen, Mrs. Esther Schartz, Mrs. Sol Zalman, and Mrs. Jerry Kitman; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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KRAUTTER, Ruth
PORTLAND, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth Krautter, 100, died January 29, 2011 at Slate Belt Nursing and Rehab in Bangor, PA. She was born January 13, 1911 in Germany to the late Heinrich and Marie Weinmann Lang. She was a member of the Rosicrucian Order, A.M.O.R.C. She is survived by four daughters, Heilgard Kemmerer (Frank), Wiltrud Miller (Walter), Borghild Kemmerer (George), and Dietlind Crain (Howard); a sister, Annemarie Troster of Germany; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Willy Krautter; and a grandson, Eric Kemmerer. Arrangements were handled by Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home.

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KREAMCHECK, Peter
VESTABURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Peter Kreamcheck, 47, died March 5, 1966 at the Veterans' Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born June 24, 1918 in Vestaburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the VFW. Survivors include his mother, Mary Lamonska Kreamcheck; three sisters, Estelle Kennedy, Frances Santo, and Margaret Prescott; and four brothers, Walter, Edward, John and Stanley. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph; and a brother, Alex. Interment with military honors was at Beallsville Cemetery under the direction of Greenlee Funeral Home.

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KREIGER, John R.
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: John Russel "Jack" Kreiger, 76, died October 21, 2008. He was born September 10, 1932 to John W. and Esther Sherman Kreiger. He was a retired over-the-road truck driver for Yellow Freight, Lancaster and Teamsters LU. 776. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, firearms, and summer outings to Baptist Lake, Ontario. He is survived by his sons, Monty of Dillsburg, Michael and Eugene of Duncannon, Daniel, Mark, John, Dennis, and Larry, all of Harrisburg; a daughter, Rebecca Lahr of Duncannon; his mother; 20 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Kreiger; and a great-grandson, Aaron Kreiger. Interment was at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens by Hoover Funeral Home and Crematory.

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KRENZELAK, Brenda
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Brenda Ann Krenzelak, 23, died August 14, 1977. She was born June 20, 1954 in Washington to Carl and Marie Mousourakis Krenzelak. She worked for Brockway Glass Plant #7, and was a member of Glass Bottle Blowers Association Local #153. Survivors include her parents; and two brothers, David of Columbus, OH, and Carlo Krenzelak of Washington. Note: Arrangements may have been handled by Neal Funeral Home.

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KRINSKY, Arthur
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Arthur H. "Arch" Krinsky, 76, died August 13, 1977 at Washington County Health Center. He was born December 31, 1900 in New York to Harris and Becky Caplan Krinsky. He worked for Weber National Stores, and was a former sporting goods salesman. He was a member of Beth Israel Synagogue. He was a former director of the Ten Mile Valley softball and baseball leagues, and was secretary for the YMCA Christian Dartball League. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Enoch Krinsky; and two brothers, Bernard Krinsky and Nathan Krinsky, both of Brooklyn, NY. Interment was at Beth Israel Cemetery under the direction of C. Graham Cowieson Funeral Home.

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KRONZ, Raymond J., Jr.
CRAFTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Raymond J. Kronz, Jr., 65, died March 25, 1999. He retired from the Port Authority of Allegheny County. He was the father of Laura Quinn, Gretchen Rodriguez, Raymond L. Kronz, and Sharon Mahoney; and the brother of Mary Margaret Smith, Dorothy Hallas, Barbara Moorman, Francis Kronz, John F. Kronz, Richard Kronz, and Donald Kronz. Services were held at Guardian Angels Parish, St. Martin's Church. Arrangements were handled by Edward Schepner Funeral Home.

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KROSNOFF, Lena
BENTLEYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Lena Sabolsky Krosnoff, 81, died March 11, 1967. She was a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Charleroi. She is survived by a son, Dr. John Krosnoff of Bentleyville; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Krosnoff; and a son, Dr. Michael Krosnoff. Interment was at Scenery Hill Cemetery under the direction of Kenneth V. Thompson Funeral Home.

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KRUPEY, Nick
GRAPEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Nick Krupey, 87, died February 9, 1977 at Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. He was born in Austria on November 19, 1889. He formerly worked at Truxell Foundry in Jeannette. He was a member of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church and the Russian Brotherhood, and was a social member of the Grapeville Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Pearl Marich of Elizabeth, NJ, and Mrs. Ann (Robert) Campbell of Miami; four sons, Steve of Grapeville, Sam of St. Louis, and Wasyl and John, both of Greensburg; a brother, Wasyl Krupey of Jeannette; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Basalyga Krupey. Services were held at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of W.S. Whitlatch Funeral Home.

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KSIAZEK, Thomas, Sr.
WAVERLY, PENNSYLVANIA: Thomas C. Ksiazek, Sr. died November 30, 2009 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born in Olyphant to John and Leocadia Zalewski Ksiazek. He was a graduate of St. Thomas College (now the University of Scranton), and held a master's degree in social work from Fordham University. He had worked for the Advanced Community Services Association, Friendship House in Scranton, Luzerne County Mental Health, the Scranton Counseling Center, and Glinsky Funeral Home. He attended St. Michael the Archangel Church in Olyphant, and the Church of St. Gregory in Clarks Green. He was a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illnesses and the National Association of Social Workers. Survivors include his wife, Joan Glinsky Ksiazek; two sons, Thomas C. Jr. (Leigh Ann), and Gregory, all of Clarks Summit; a daughter, Leanne Ksiazek, V.M.D. (Sandra) of East Hampton, MA; two sisters, Christine Pertusi (Anthony) of Littleton, and Isabella Myslinksi of Bethlehem; a brother, Raymond Ksiazek (Ann) of Delray Beach, FL; a sister-in-law, Madeline Ksiazek of Olyphant; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Regina Ksiazek, Mary Ksiazek and Florence Gefreh; and a brother, Frank Ksiazek. Services were held at St. Gregory's Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Scott Township under the direction of Michael P. Glinsky Funeral Home.

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KUGEL, Frances
ZELIENOPLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Frances R. Kugel, 83, died May 15, 2004 at Passavant Retirement and Health Center in Zelienople. She was born March 8, 1921 in Etna to Frank and Anna Belak Bogacki. She was a member of St. Peter's Reformed Church and the Breakneck Beagle Club. Survivors include a son, Richard Kugel of Renova; a daughter, Sandra McNamee of Zelienople; a brother, Edward Bogacki of Zelienople; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Kugel; and three sisters. Interment was at St. Peter's Reformed Cemetery under the direction of Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home.

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KULA, Walentyna
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Walentyna Laura Kula, 83, died February 17, 1970. She was born in Reading to Wojciech and Catherine Marczak Krajewski. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and its Rosary and Altar Society, as well as the Association of Ladies of St. Casimir and the Polish Falconettes. Survivors include three daughters, Helen McNeal, Florence (Alfred) Sajdak, and Anna (Earl) Blimline; two sons, Joseph and Frank; a brother, Leon; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Kula. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Gallman Funeral Home.

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KULSICAVAGE, Frank
MILDRED, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank J. Kulsicavage, 84, died March 20, 2006. He was born January 10, 1922 in Kingston, PA to John and Rose Maukauski Kulsicavage. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He is survived by his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Constantine Kulsicavage, Vincent Kulsicavage, John Kulsicavage, Anthony Kulsicavage, Alex Kulsicavage, Albert Kulsicavage, and Joseph Kulsicavage; and two sisters, Patronella Bleaken and Anna Yavorski. Services were held at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Burial was at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home.

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KUMMER, Margaret
PERRYSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret E. Kummer, 89, died January 22, 1939 at her residence. Her family ran a meat business. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Ingomar, and was a 40-year member of the St. John's Ladies' Aid. She was survived by a daughter, Mrs. William Redic; two sons, Clifford and Albert Kummer; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery by Brandt Funeral Home.

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KUNIEWICZ, Adeline
LEETSDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Adeline Malarik Kuniewicz died October 25, 1988 at the Atlantic City Medical Center in Atlantic City, NJ. She is survived by her husband, John Kuniewicz. Arrangements were handled by John Syka Funeral Home.

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KUNKLE, Elmer
EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA: Elmer Kunkle, age 2 months, died November 30, 1948. He was survived by his parents, Albert and Almeda Burkholder Kunkel; six siblings, Ray, Roy, Warren, Pearl, Albert, Jr., and David; his maternal grandfather, David Burkholder; and his paternal grandparents, Elmer and Pearl Kunkle. Services were held at the home, and also at Springville Mennonite Church. Interment was at the church cemetery.

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KUNZLER, Orion
MOUNT PLEASANT, PENNSYLVANIA: Orion Kunzler, 65, died December 26, 1949 at his residence. He was a retired bookkeeper for the L.E. Smith Glass Company. Survivors include a son, William S. Kinzler of Greensburg; a daughter, Mrs. J.J. Cameron of Mount Pleasant; two brothers, Ward and Porter; and 4 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Lillian M. Kunzler. Interment was at Brush Creek Cemetery near Manor under the direction of Grimm Funeral Home. Note: One record states that burial was at Jeannette Memorial Park.

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KUSUPLOS, Margaret
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret T. "Marge" Kusuplos, 80, died December 15, 2008 at Brethren Village. She was born in Windber, PA to the late George L. and Rose M. Sevez Demeter. She attended Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher for over 28 years. She was a member of the Philoptochos Society and the Daughters of Penelope. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and walking. Survivors include two daughters, Christine M. (Richard) Abel of Quarryville, and Carol (Larry) Pakkala of Norwalk, CT; two sons, Andrew Kusuplos of Lancaster, and Michael N. (Cynthia) Kusuplos of Sugarland, TX; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel G. Kusuplos. Services were held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home.

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KVEDERIS, Ella
WHITEHALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Ella Zmayauskas Kvederis died May 11, 1960. She was born in 1907. Family members include her husband, Paul Kvederis; her children, Jerome Kvederis, David Kvederis, and Paul M. Frater Anthony, O.F.M.; her father, Joseph Zmayauskas; three brothers; four sisters; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Casimir's Church. Burial was at St. Casimir Cemetery under the direction of Wenslovas Funeral Home.

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KYTKA, Dr. Vincent A.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Vincent A. Kytka, 63, died August 12, 1976. He was a dentist in Czechoslovakia, and had been in the U.S. for 30 years. He operated his own dental laboratory for 25 years, and worked at Montefiore Hospital. He was a member of St. Nicholas Church. Survivors include his wife, Helen Petrasek Kytka; two sons, Donald and George; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Nicholas Church. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of Ogrodnik Funeral Home.

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LAIME, Vilma
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PENNSYLVANIA: Vilma F. Laime, 81, died April 14, 2009. She was born December 21, 1927 in Liepaja, Latvia. Survivors include a daughter, Ilse (Robert) Wood of Huntingdon Valley; a son, Alex Laime of Voorhees, NJ; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Glenwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of Oliver H. Bair Funeral Home.

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LAMBROS, Christ
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Christ D. Lambros, 83, died May 17, 2011 at his home. He was born in Ashtabula, Ohio to the late Demetrios and Panagoula Lambros. He held a bachelor's degree in biology from West Virginia University, as well as a master's degree in secondary education. He received a counselor's certificate, and a principal's certificate at Gannon University and Behrend University. He taught science in the Erie School District for 38 years. He was a counselor for the Erie Schools, and also at Glenwood and Diehl Elementary and Tech Memorial. He was a basketball coach at Wilson Junior High School, and coached varsity basketball at Academy and East High School. After he retired from teaching, he was assistant manager of the Millcreek Mall, working there from 1974 to 2011. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was also a member of the National Guard. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary Thomas Lambros; a daughter, Christelle Lambros Decrease; two brothers, Judge Thomas D. Lambros and Alex D. Lambros, both of Ashtabula, OH; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by two infant daughters, Christine and Constance Stephanie; and two brothers, Peter Lambros and Constantine Lambros. Services were held at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery by Dusckas Funeral Home.

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LANDAU, Philip
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Philip Landau died March 16, 1952. He was the father of Mrs. Leo Schmertz and Herbert, Morton and Sidney Landau. He had 9 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Carrie H. Landau. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at West View Cemetery.

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LANE, Luther
NEW BRIGHTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Luther A. Lane, 78, died December 26, 1954 at Beaver County Hospital. He was a charter member of the Pulaski Township Fire Department and the Beaver County Firemen's Relief Association. Interment was at Grove Cemetery under the direction of Loyal B. Young Funeral Home.

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LANTZ, Charles J.
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles Joseph Lantz, 10, died April 7, 1941. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lantz. He was survived by his parents and two brothers. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Abel Funeral Home.

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LATCHFORD, Clara
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Clara R. Latchford, 85, died at the Wernersville State Hospital. She was born in Leesport to Abraham and Mary Tausend Rubrecht. She was a retired food service worker at the YMCA cafeteria. Survivors include a sister, May (Oliver) Hunsicker of Reading; and a brother, Warren D. Rubright of Reading. Interment was at Leesport Cemetery under the direction of Gibson and Sanders Funeral Home.

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LATINI, Ernest
WYALUSING, PENNSYLVANIA: Ernest J. Latini, 68, died May 30, 2007. He was born February 3, 1939 to Vincent Julio and Rose Petrillo Latini. He was a retired artificial inseminator at American Breeder Service with 40 years of service, and was also a dairy farmer. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, and enjoyed bowling, golf, and softball. He is survived by his wife, Donna M. Phinney Latini; two daughters, Rose Latini of Emmetsburg, MD, and Lydia (Jim) Gavek of Wyalusing; two sons, Joseph (Susan) Latini, and Anthony J. (Melissa) Latini, all of Wyalusing; a sister, Catherine Wilson of Nichols, NY; a brother, Edward D. (Lisa) Latini of Wyalusing; 13 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Neil Wilson. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at the Latini Family Cemetery under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home.

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LATUSEK, Diane
NEW ALEXANDRIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Diane E. Latusek, 59, died January 22, 2011. She was born June 15, 1951 in Buffalo, NY to Mitchell Meleski and Joyce Azman. She retired from Latrobe Area Hospital, where she was a registered nurse in the emergency room. She attended Community United Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, James Latusek; two children, Nina Grimaldi (Brian) of Phoenix, AZ, and Dakota Latusek of New Alexandria; her mother; a brother, Raymond Meleski of Rhode Island; and a stepsister, Alissa Berry of New Alexandria. Interment was at Union Cemetery under the direction of P. David Newhouse Funeral Home.

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LATUSEK, Joseph
HARRISON CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph Latusek, 57, died January 23, 1980 at Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. He was born January 16, 1922 in Monroeville to Michael and Tekla Bryndza Latusek. He worked at Westinghouse Air Brake in Wilmerding, and served with the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Catherine Staderman Latusek; a son, James of Delmont; six siblings, Ann Babiak of Greensburg, and Stella Pelkey, Albert, Helen, Edward and John Latusek, all of Monroeville; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Twin Valley Memorial Park in Delmont under the direction of Joseph F. Ott Funeral Home.

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LAVIN, Raymond
HAVERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Raymond T. Lavin died December 26, 1962 at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital. He was born in 1903. He was a director for the Laborers' District Council Pension Fund. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Gantz Lavin; a daughter, Virginia Litton; two sisters; four brothers; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of John P. Donohue and Sons Funeral Home.

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LAWVER, Ida
IDAVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Ida Rachel Lawver, 85, died November 14, 1951 at her residence. She was born in 1866 to Daniel and Lydia Slaybaugh Delap. She had lived in Idaville for 60 years, and was a member of the Idaville UB Church. Survivors include a son, Archie Lawver; two daughters, Mrs. Webster Shank and Mrs. Lloyd Lupp; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cornelius E. Lawver. Services were held at the Idaville UB Church. Interment was at the Biglerville Cemetery.

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LEHR, Marion
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Marion E. Lehr, 69, died August 12, 2002. She was born July 7, 1933 to the late John and Margaret Wanner Walters. She was a retired inspector for Hamilton Watch Company with 26 years of service, and also worked at Weis Market at Manor Shopping Center. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Harold R. Lehr, Jr.; a daughter, Sharon (Daniel) Behmer; a brother, Melvin Walters of Lancaster; two sisters, Fern Carr and Beverly Kleeman, both of Lancaster; and a grandson. Interment was at Conestoga Memorial Park with arrangements by Gundel Funeral Home.

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LEIS, Joseph
HEILWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph Leis, 88, died October 22, 2009 at the Communities at Indiana Haven. He was born January 21, 1921 in Heilwood to Fred and Martha Leis. He is survived by his wife, Viola J. Fetterman Leis; and a nephew, John B. Amentea of Brook Park, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Bence Funeral Home.

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LEMON, Clyde
SALTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Clyde Albert Lemon died July 11, 1960. He was born July 18, 1884 in Westmoreland County to James Morrison and Carolyn Barker Lemon. He was a retired plant guard at General Steel Casting Corp., and was also a farmer. He was a member of the Saltsburg United Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Ina Mary Gilkerson Lemon; a daughter, Mrs. Merle (Marjorie) Deemer of Saltsburg; a sister, Bertha M. Lemon; two brothers, Lloyd B. Lemon and Thomas C. Lemon; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Edgewood Cemetery under the direction of Robinson Funeral Home.

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LERDA, Frank
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank P. Lerda, 56, died August 13, 1976 at South Side Hospital. He was co-owner and operator of the Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes in Dormont. He attended St. Mary of the Mount Church, and was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Lerda; a son, Frank P. Lerda, Jr.; a daughter, Sondra Pukanic; three brothers, John R., Eminio, and Louis; and two sisters, Evelyn Deal and Marie Groppi. Services were held at St. Mary of the Mount Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery in Moon Township under the direction of Albert J. Brusco Funeral Home. Note: One record gives his daughter's first name as Sandra.

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LESNIAK, Stanley, Sr.
CLIFTON HEIGHTS, PENNSYVANIA: Stanley Lesniak, Sr., 31, died December 6, 1953 following an accident in which his vehicle ran off a bridge. He was found in a stream near Somers Point, NJ. He worked as a plasterer for a Drexel Hill contractor. He was survived by his wife, Rose Lesniak; a son, Stanley, Jr.; and a brother, Theodore Lesniak.

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LEVENTON, Abe
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Abe Leventon, 78, died May 6, 1969 at Wightman Manor in Squirrel Hill. He was a former merchandising manager for the Frank and Seder department store, and a member of Poale Zedeck Congregation and its Men's Club. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Drucker and Mrs. Audrey Glickman; a brother, Jack Leventon; and four sisters, Mrs. Ada Belsky, Mrs. Elizabeth Charie, Mrs. Rachel Morris, and Mrs. Ann Ruben. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Hamedras Hagodol Cemetery.

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LICHTENSTEIN, Ruth
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth Lichtenstein died May 31, 1958 in Columbus, OH. She was the wife of the late Dr. M.B. Lichtenstein; the mother of Mrs. Chester G. Bandman, Jr. and Daniel Lichtenstein; and the sister of Alice Kobacker and Jerome Kobacker. She had one grandchild. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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LIEHR, Father Hilary
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Hilary Liehr, O.F.M. Cap., 64, died September 3, 1956 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Cumberland, MD. He was a native of Pittsburgh. He studied at St. Fideles Seminary in Herman, PA, and served as a priest in Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio. He pastored at various churches, including St. Ann's, Holy Trinity, and St. Stephen's. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Lydia Loscar, Mrs. Lucia Schramm, and Mrs. Cecelia Scharf; and three brothers, Bernard V. Liehr, Robert A. Liehr, and Joseph A. Liehr. Services were held at St. Augustine's Church in Lawrenceville. Interment was in the Capuchin plot at St. Augustine's Cemetery.

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LIGHT, Henrietta
TYRONE, PENNSYLVANIA: Henrietta Matilda Light died August 12, 1935. She was born January 8, 1802 in Clearfield County to Andrew and Margaret Dixon. She was survived by her children, Harry Light, Mrs. George Evans, John Light, Margaret Blowers, Jesse Light, and Robert Light. She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Light. Services were held at the United Brethren Church. Burial was at Baughman Cemetery.

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LINDKE, Mathilda
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mathilda Roth Lindke died September 7, 1936. She was the wife of Rev. H.R. Lindke; and the mother of Esther Beck, Carl Lindke, Elizabeth Neumann, and Paul Lindke. Services were held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

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LINZEY, Lloyd
STONEBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Lloyd Linzey, 74, died February 20, 1973 at his residence. He was born October 1, 1898 in East Palestine, OH to Walter and Adda McClain Linzey. He was a retired machinist at Westinghouse Electric Corp. with 24 years of service, and formerly worked at the Polk State School. He was a member of the Westinghouse Veteran Employees Association and the Stoneboro Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Janet Whitlatch Linzey; a brother, Hugh L. Linzey of Dover, OH; his half-brothers and half-sisters; and five nieces. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Harold W. Coleman, Jr. Funeral Home.

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LITT, Murray
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Murray Litt, 79, died January 2, 1980 at Montefiore Hospital. He retired from sales in infants' and children's clothing. He was a member of B'nai Israel Congregation and the National Association of Women's and Children's Apparel Salesmen. Survivors include his wife, Fannie Grossman Litt; a daughter, Aureen Goldblum; two brothers, Robert Litt and Jack Litt; and 2 grandsons. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Abraham Cemetery.

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LITTLE, Maude
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Maude Little, 87, died July 14, 1972 at Pape Convalescent Home in Gettysburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry D. Little. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery.

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LISTER, George W., Jr.
WOODLYN, PENNSYLVANIA: George W. Lister, Jr., 70, died December 28, 1955 in Chester, PA. He retired from Westinghouse Corp., and was a member of the Milmont Park Republican Club. Survivors include two daughters, Miriam Hardy of Drexel Hill, and Agnes Scarborough of Darby; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Middletown Presbyterian Cemetery under the direction of Quinn Funeral Home.

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LONG, Robert H.
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert H. Long, 77, died March 18, 1953 at Warner Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia to James T. and Susan Greenawalt Long. He was a retired national park guard with over 30 years of service, and one of the three remaining charter members of the reorganized Gettysburg Fire Co. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania State Firemen's Association, the Firemen's Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Sons of Union Veterans, the Order of Independent Americans, the Veteran Firemen's Association and the Eagles. He was survived by his wife, Herma Steinour Long; two foster sons, Harry E. Baker and Donald G. Baker; and a brother, William B. Long. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Bender Funeral Home.

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LONG, Salome
CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Salome E. Long, 94, died December 21, 2002 at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 3, 1908 to Claude E. and Anna Grossnickel Toms. She was a former resident of Quincy, PA and Myersville, MD. She and her late husband were house parents at the Quincy Orphanage from 1930 to 1949, and managed Goods Market in Quincy. She had also been with the Quincy School cafeteria for 17 years. She attended Quincy United Methodist Church, and was a former member of Myersville United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Lawrence L. Long of Waynesboro; two sisters, Madoline Creager of Middletown, and Josephine Wycall of Duxbury, MA; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence J. Long. Interment was at Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home.

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LOOSE, Allah
STOUCHSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Allah Loose, 78, died December 2, 1940. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Loose. Services were held at her residence. Burial was at Tulpehocken Reformed Church Cemetery.

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LOOSE, Viola
EXETER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Viola V. Loose, 83, died October 13, 2009. She was born October 16, 1925 to the late Guy King and Mary Lawyer King Coyne. She worked as a sewing machine operator for several different hosiery mills. Survivors include her sons, Walter R. Loose of Demming, NM, Guy E. Loose, Charles L. Loose of Exeter Township, and James C. Loose of West Lawn; a brother, Benton Jackie Coyne; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and a close friend with whom she lived, Lucille Warmkessel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Loose. Interment was at Berks County Memorial Gardens by Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home.

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LOPER, Donald
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Donald D. "Don" Loper, 67, died May 7, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. He was born September 24, 1944 in Erie to Chester T. and Helen Mae Williams. He retired from General Electric with over 25 years of service, and had served in the Army National Guard. In his youth, served in Portland, OR in the Job Corps. He enjoyed fishing. He is survived by two brothers, C. Thomas Loper, Jr. and Edward Loper, both of Erie; five sisters, Shirley Crays (Cliff) of Girard, and Diane Himes (Clayton), Judith, Catherine, and Carol Loper, all of Erie; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Barbara Jean Loper. Interment was at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Cemetery under the direction of Dusckas Funeral Home.

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LOPEZ, Miguel A.
BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA: Miguel A. Lopez, 74, died May 31, 2007. He was born July 30, 1932 in Naranjito, Puerto Rico to the late Miguel Lopez Rivera and Tomas Lopez. He retired from Bethlehem Steel. He attended Holy Infancy Catholic Church. He is survived by three sons, Michael, Edwin, and Frank Lopez; five daughters, Norma Lopez, Carmen Lopez, Margarita Pena, Emily Ortiz, and Madeline Lopez; a stepdaughter, Maria Perez; six sisters; 24 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Lopez. Services were held at Holy Infancy Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Saviour Cemetery by Snyder-Hinkle and Lunsford Funeral Home.

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LOWSTETTER, Ella
SCOTTDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Ella A. Lowstetter, 88, died February 15, 1944. She was a member of the Mount Lebanon Methodist Church for over 50 years. Survivors include six children, Mrs. H.C. Fox, Mrs. Glenn Dale, Mrs. Alice Watt, Howard Lowstetter, C.O. Lowstetter, and K.G. Lowstetter; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.W. Lowstetter. Services were held at her daughter's residence. Interment was at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Tarrs.

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LUCAS, Father Raymond
SHARPSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Raymond J. Lucas, 57, died August 28, 1959 at Mercy Hospital. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1930, and was currently serving as pastor at St. Joseph's in Sharpsburg. He was also a priest at St. Philomena Church and St. Mary's Church in Beaver Falls, St. Martin's Church in West End, and St. Leonard's in Monessen. He was survived by his mother, Estella Morgan Lucas of Butler; six sisters, Mrs. Gerald A. Oswald, Mrs. Carl W. Beck, Mrs. Joseph N. Lawler, Mary, Mabel, and Edna; and a brother, George. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery in Coylesville.

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LUNDIE, Benjamin
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Benjamin Lundie died August 17, 1938. He was the husband of Elizabeth Weber Lundie. Burial was at Homewood Cemetery with arrangements by Beinhauer Mortuary.

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LUPINACCI, Ignatius
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ignatius Lupinacci, 75, died February 28, 1952. He was survived by three daughters, Mrs. Mary Farmer, Mrs. Anna Brunelli, and Mrs. Constance Hutton; and a son, Vincent Lupinacci. Services were held at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Burial was at Northside Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Beinhauer Mortuary.

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LYDA, Naomi
CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA: Naomi E. Lyda, 83, died February 26, 2003. She was born December 17, 1919 in Clearfield to Allen E. and Georgianna Patton Payton. She retired from Clear Haven Nursing Home, and attended St. John Baptist Church. Survivors include eleven children, Lillian Strickland of Clearfield, Eugene Lyda of Lancaster, Sharon Chisholm of Yeadon, Faye Alice Lyda of Greensburg, Patricia Stewart of Philadelphia, Allen Lyda of Syracuse, NY, Georgianna Massey of Buffalo, NY, Jackie Lyda of Newark, NY, Margaret Hardrick of Oxon Hill, MD, and Crystal Adams and Gloria Wright, both of Harrisburg; a brother, Calvin Payton of Chicago, IL; a sister, Helen Thomas of Lancaster; 23 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William James Lyda; a daughter, Lucy Mae; her parents; two sisters, Margaret Duffan and Ella Mae Johnson; and four brothers, Richard, Jack, James and Nathaniel Payton. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home.

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LYDEN, Kathryn
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Kathryn Bell Lyden died December 31, 1987. She was the sister of Lois Zord, Frances Born, and the late Mercedes Lyden Murphy and Mary Lyden; and is also survived by her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Paul Cathedral. Arrangements were handled by McCabe Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at All Saints Braddock Catholic Cemetery.

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LYDICK, Olive
INDIANA, PENNSYLVANIA: Olive Elva Overdorff Lydick, 87, died June 8, 1993 at her residence. She was born October 18, 1905 in Brush Valley Township to William and Catherine Miller Overdorff. She formerly worked for G.C. Murphy Co., and was a member of Graystone Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband, Boyd C. Lydick; three daughters, Dolores (William) Donald, Carol (Theodore) McQuiston, and Dorothy (Frank) Harmon; a sister, Mrs. Loicie Diehl; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patty Joan; her parents; three sisters, Pearl Mardis, Stella Overdorff, and Elsie Hill; and three brothers, Jacob, Russel, and Floyd Overdorff. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home.

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LYNN, Goldie
WALNUTPORT, PENNSYLVANIA: Goldie Lynn died June 14, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Stephen and Elizabeth Horvath Huhun. She was a longtime factory worker. She is survived by a daughter, Linda (fiance Rodney Reichard) of Walnutport. She was preceded in death by her husband, Barry Lynn. Services were held at L.V. Church of Christ. Arrangements were entrusted to Cantelmi Funeral Home.

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LYSAKOWSKI, John
COLLIER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: John R. "Jack" Lysakowski, 61, died May 5, 1999. He owned J&S Vending Co. He was the husband of Sarah Smith Lysakowski; the father of Jack and Jeff Lysakowski; and brother of Joanne Lane and the late Jeanne Stehle. Services were held at St. Luke Church in Carnegie. Arrangements were handled by Bradwell and Nirella Funeral Home.

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