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MABUS, Marietta
MIFFLINBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Marietta M. Mabus, 82, died July 22, 2009 at her residence. She was born August 24, 1926 in McEwensville to Frank and Lula Hill McClintock. She was a retired certified nursing assistant at the Laurelton State School with over 26 years of service. She and her husband retired to Pulaski, NY. She enjoyed gardening, collecting cookbooks, birdwatching and traveling. She and her husband also volunteered with the Boy Scouts. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald J. and Rosalyn A. Mabus of Mifflinburg; a grandson; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Eleanor Hackenburg of Millmont, and Carolyn and Theodore Catherman of Mifflinburg; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Mabus; and several siblings. Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery by Roupp Funeral Home.

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MACKULIAK, Margaret
LEECHBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret Hemphill Mackuliak died October 10, 2003. She was born May 2, 1923 in Fawn Township, PA to James McNeal and Ethil Snyder Hemphill. She is survived by four sons, James S. Mackuliak (Paulette) of Gilpin Township, Michael R. Mackuliak of Meriden, CT, Joseph J. Mackuliak (Bev) of Hemet, CA, and Timothy J. Mackuliak (Karen) of Fort Bragg, CA; a sister, Mary Emory of Pocatello, ID; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph John Mackuliak; her parents; and a brother, Neal Hemphill. Services were held at Christ The King Church. Burial was at St. Catherine Cemetery by Clawson Funeral Home.

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MACURAK, John W., Sr.
PITTBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: John W. Macurak, Sr., 45, died October 29, 1952. He was the husband of Teresa Heinzel Macurak; the father of Joseph, John, Jr. and Teresa Macurak; and was also survived by four brothers and three sisters. Burial was at Loretto Cemetery under the direction of Charles C. Cieslak Funeral Home.

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MAGOR, Warren F.
OAKMONT, PENNSYLVANIA: Capt. Warren Frank Magor, 46, died October 12, 1979 at the Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA. He was born July 24, 1933 to Rev. Frank and Alice Cady Magor. He was a U.S. Navy chaplain. He was a graduate of Lafayette College and Union Theological Seminary, and held a master's degree from the Princeton Theological Seminary. He joined the Marines in 1955, and served two tours of duty in Vietnam, one with the Navy and the other with the Marines. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Magor; two sons, George and Frank Magor; a sister, Norma Peters; and a brother, Dr. Robert Magor. Interment was at Arlington National Cemetery.

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MAHARRI, Samuel
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Samuel H. Maharri, 75, died February 16, 1936 at the McKeesport Hospital. He was married to Ella B. Foster Maharri. Services were held at his residence. Burial was at Richland Cemetery.

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MAJIKITIS, William
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: William Majikitis died February 18, 1964. He was born June 3, 1888 in Poland. He had been in the U.S. for over 50 years, and worked as a coal miner for 45 years, last working at the Tyler Mine of Hillman Coal and Coke Co. He was a member of St. Hilary Catholic Church. Survivors include two sisters in Europe; and a brother, Joseph of Shamokin. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Abel Funeral Home.

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MALINOWSKI, Rev. Francis X.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Francis X. Malinowski, 81, died July 11, 2006 at St. Clair Hospital. He was born November 26, 1924 in Mahanoy City, PA. He held a bachelor's degree in philosophy, and studied at St. Mary Seminary and Fordham University. He later attended Fribourg University in Switzerland. He was a visiting scholar in Heidelberg, Germany and at Cambridge University, and earned a doctoral degree from Duke University. He was ordained with the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1950 at Holy Ghost Seminary in Chevilly, France. He was a former theology department chairman at Duquesne University, and superior of the Spiritan Community at Trinity Hall. He served as a Catholic priest for over 55 years, and was assistant pastor at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Philadelphia, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Pittsburgh, and parochial vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Monroe, NC. He was a French teacher and athletic coach at St. Emma Military Academy in Rock Castle, VA, and taught at St. Mary Seminary in Norwalk, CT. He was chaplain for the Sisters of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Danville, PA. He was a sports enthusiast, and was very active in high school and college sports, especially football and basketball. He played football for Fordham University. He is survived by three sisters, Dolores Fiorentino of Hellertown, and Joan DiSalle and Eleanor Tirimacco, both of McMurray; four brothers, Conrad Malinowski of McCandless, Leonard Malinowksi of State College, Jack Malinowski of Philadelphia, and Daniel Malinowski of Hampton; and his nieces and nephews, including Kira Tirimacco of Los Angeles. Services were held at the Spiritan Center in Bethel Park. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in O'Hara Township.

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MALONEY, Daniel
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Daniel M. Maloney died February 2, 1938. He was born in Rochester, PA. He was a retired mail carrier. Survivors include his wife, Catherine O'Leary Maloney; a daughter, Mrs. R.K. Reznor; and a sister, Mrs. William C. Murray. Services were held at St. Bede's Church. Arrangements were handled by Freyvogel Funeral Home.

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MANCUSO, Carmine
WAYNESBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Carmine Mancuso, 73, died February 22, 1940. He was born in Italy on April 1, 1866 to Tony and Nellie Barelli Mancuso. He was married to Frances Rizzo Mancuso, and had eight children. Burial was at St. Ann Cemetery with arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.

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MANDELBLATT, Dr. Joseph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Joseph W. Mandelblatt, 70, died October 5, 1973. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Dental School, and had been a dentist in the Pittsburgh area for 49 years. He was a member of Rodef Shalom Congregation, the Pennsylvania Odontological Society and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Mandelblatt; a son, Carl Mandelblatt of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Lois (Bernard) Fradkin of West Hempstead, NY; two brothers, Sydney and Morris Mandelblatt; a sister, Rose Levine; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at the West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation.

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MANN, Mary Jane
WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Jane Mann died March 9, 2009 at Brandywine Hall in West Chester. She was born June 26, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA to James A. and Helen Gilchrist Mann. She was an accountant for Bell Telephone Co. in Philadelphia with 44 years of service, and was a charter member of Chadds Ford Baptist Church. She was the family historian, and enjoyed fishing, camping, and collecting model trains. Survivors include a sister, Helen E. Mann Rehberg (George B.) of Westbrook, CT; 2 nephews; a niece; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Charlotte Mann and Virginia A. Mann. Services were held at Chadds Ford Baptist Church. Interment was at Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill.

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MARANSKY, Michael
LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Michael Maransky, 101, died December 26, 2010 at the Lebanon Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born December 20, 1909 in Philadelphia to John and Vida Prodanov Maransky. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Company, and was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He attended Holy Resurrection of Christ Serbian Orthodox Church, and was a member of the American Legion, the Friendship Fire Company, and the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Jean M. Lauer Maransky; a sister, Olga (Jesse) Gettle of Dothan, AL; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two stepdaughters, Cheryl and Carol Boltz; two sisters, Kathryn Uhrich and Mitzi Maransky; and a brother, William "Brownie" Maransky. Services were held at Holy Resurrection of Christ Serbian Orthodox Church. Interment was at Mount Lebanon Cemetery under the direction of Rohland Funeral Home.

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MARANTO, Joseph
PENN HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph A. Maranto, 59, died September 23, 2003. He was born September 5, 1944 in Pittsburgh. He was a retired auto parts salesman and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Italian American Club in Oakmont, and enjoyed antique cars and motorcycles. He was a former resident of Oakmont. Survivors include a daughter, Gina Maranto of Wheeling, WV; a sister, Jennifer Musgrave; a brother, David Maranto; a brother-and sister-in-law, Ruth Maranto and Joseph Musgrave; and his friends, including Joseph and Jennifer Matassa. Interment was at Plum Creek Cemetery under the direction of Burket-Truby Funeral Home.

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MARCON, Amedeo
TRAFFORD, PENNSYLVANIA: Amedeo "Jake" Marcon, 82, died November 9, 2010 at his residence. He was born July 10, 1928 in Harrison City to Cleto D. and Angela Marcon. He was a retired diesel mechanic at Angesco, Inc., and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Shirley Marcon; two children, Karen Nagy (Gary) of Springdale, and Keith Marcon of Pittsburgh; a brother, Mario (Teresa) Marcon of Harrison City; two sisters, Emma DeVitis of Greensburg, and Beatrice A. Lapina of Jeannette; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Angeline "Cookie" Robinson; and a brother, Cleto Marcon, Jr. Services were held at Paintertown Evangelical Lutheran Church. Entombment with military honors was at Twin Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum with arrangements by John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home.

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MARCUS, Evelyn
ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: Evelyn S. Marcus died March 3, 1984 at Montefiore Hospital. She is survived by three brothers, Milton Selkovits, Dr. Sidney Selkovits, and Samuel Selkovits; a sister, Mrs. Belle S. Kraus; a brother-in-law, David Itzkovitz; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Harry Marcus. Interment was at Shaare Zedeck Cemetery under the direction of Ralph Schugar Chapel.

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MARCUS, Milton
NEW KENSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Milton Marcus, 96, died February 5, 2003. He was born March 11, 1906. He was a retired buyer and manager for the ladies' sportswear and accessories departments at Hart's Department Store. He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served as a staff sergeant with Company B of the 309th Infantry. He was a charter member of the New Kensington Lions Club, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was also a founding member of Adat Shalom B'nai Israel Beth Jacob Synagogue. He is survived by a niece, Elaine Bortz of Englewood, NJ; and two nephews, Edwin Hart of Tampa, FL, and Alan Marcus of Pittsburgh. He was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham Isaac and Rebecca Marcus; two brothers, Louis and Herman Marcus; and two sisters, Ida Hart and Sarah Sobol. Burial was at Beth Jacob Cemetery under the direction of Ross G. Walker Funeral Home.

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MARKOVICH, Sister Ursula
McCANDLESS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Ursula Markovich, 91, died August 24, 1987 at the infirmary of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity Motherhouse. She served with her religious order for nearly 65 years, working in convents in Ohio and Pittsburgh. Services were held at the Motherhouse chapel.

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MARKOWITZ, Ben
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ben Markowitz died September 22, 1972 at Montefiore Hospital. He was born in Romania. He came to the U.S. in 1913. He was the owner of Ben Markowitz Candy Co., and was an Army veteran of World War I. He was a member of Congregation Poale Zedeck and the Jewish War Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Lena Markowitz; three sons, George, Morton and Jack Markowitz; a sister, Mrs. Jeni Feigheles; and 12 grandchildren. Burial was at New Light Cemetery in Millvale under the direction of Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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MARKS, Fannie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Fannie Marblestone Marks died March 22, 1938. She was the mother of Mrs. Carl Kingbacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Marks. Services were held at her daughter's residence. Burial was at West View Cemetery.

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MARKS, Joseph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph Marks died May 22, 1960 at South Side Hospital. He was a businessman. Survivors include his wife, Minnie Marks; three daughters, Janet Marks, Evelyn Unitan, and Carolyn Golden; two brothers, Israel Marks and Jack Marks; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Poale Zedeck Cemetery with arrangements by Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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MARTIN, Kate
EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA: Kate S. Martin, infant, died September 17, 1934 at home. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Martin; three brothers, Raymond, Benjamin and Daniel; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Stauffer, and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Martin. Services were held at the Martin residence, and also at Pike Mennonite Church. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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MARTZ, Annie
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annie Ashbaugh Martz died January 3, 1927 at her home. She was survived by her husband, William Martz; and two brothers. Burial was at East View Cemetery.

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MATTERN, Mary
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Mattern, 79, died February 7, 1951 at Mercy Hospital. She had worked for the Reliance Life Insurance Co. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, and was a lifelong Pittsburgh resident. She was unmarried. Survivors include two sisters, Ruth Mattern Jones, and Josephine Mattern, with whom she lived; 4 nephews; and a niece. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of H. Samson, Inc.

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MATTHEWS, Katharine
SEWICKLEY, PENNSYLVANIA: Katharine Wilcox Matthews, 63, died March 9, 1980 at Sewickley Valley Hospital. She was a graduate of Smith College. She served as the director of community relations at Sewickley Valley Hospital, and was also a former drama teacher at Sewickley Academy. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Sewickley and the Junior League of Pittsburgh. Survivors include her husband, William Wright Matthews; two sons, William Matthews and Benjamin Hastings; two daughters, Philippa Holman and Diana (John) Hammett; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at the Presbyterian Church of Sewickley. Arrangements were handled by Irvine Funeral Home.

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MATTIS, James A.
MILLERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: James A. Mattis, 83, died July 22, 2006. He was born March 7, 1923 in Elizabethville to the late Homer B. and Julia C. Ulsh Mattis. He was a retired co-owner of Capital Storage in Harrisburg, and was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marian Collins Mattis; a daughter, Jacqueline M. Deibler of Halifax; a son, Dr. Jeffrey A. Mattis of West Chester; two sisters, Joanne Daniels of Harrisburg, and Carol Jane Cox of Jupiter, FL; 9 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Mattis. Interment with military honors was at David's Church Cemetery by Hoover Funeral Home.

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MAYER, Sister Mary Pierre
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Pierre Mayer died September 19, 1948 at the convent on S. Winebiddle Avenue. She was the daughter of Peter and Philomena Mayer. She was an Ursuline nun, and had been stationed at the Ursuline Academy since making her religious profession there 32 years earlier. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Hilda Schweitzer; and four brothers, Alphonse, Eugene, Edward and William C. Mayer. Services were held at the chapel of the Ursuline Academy. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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MAZEPINK, Stanley
RIDLEY PARK, PENNSYLVANIA: Stanley Mazepink, 75, died June 12, 1970 at Taylor Hospital. He was born in Kiev, Russia. He retired from Eddystone Print Works, and was a longtime resident of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crum Lynne. Survivors include his wife, Anna Polasz Mazepink; three sons, Stephen, Walter and Paul; a sister, Melanka Guryk; and 7 grandchildren. Interment was at the Chester Rural Cemetery under the direction of Bleyler Funeral Home.

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MAZZA, Angela
CORAPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Angela Marie Mazza, 35, died January 13, 1974. She was born April 14, 1938. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors include her parents, Dominick and Mary Mazza of Corapolis. Services were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Grant Town, WV. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Fairmont, WV under the direction of Frey Home for Funerals.

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McATEE, Mary
BRENTWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Catherine McAtee, 87, died May 13, 1989 at Mercy Hospital. She was a member of the Ladies' Catholic Beneficial Association, the Catholic Daughters of America, and the St. Sylvester Church Women's Guild. She was a former resident of Braddock. She is survived by a sister, Rita Mae O'Connell of Brentwood; a nephew; and a niece. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward McAfee. Services were held at St. Sylvester Church. Arrangements were handled by John F. Slater Funeral Home.

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McCONKEY, Thomas E., Sr.
CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Thomas E. McConkey, Sr., 92, died August 18, 1982 at Sewickley Valley Hospital. He was born April 30, 1890 in Findlay, OH to Alexander O. and Mary McCullough McConkey. He retired from the engineering department of Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Co. with 42 years of service, and was a federal and state licensed taxidermist. He was a Mason. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Eunice M. Nasri; three sons, Warren, Thomas E., Jr., and Howard; a brother, Francis C. McConkey; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zita Merriman McConkey. Interment was at the Coraopolis Cemetery by Copeland Funeral Home.

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McCONNELL, Sister Luke
BEAVER FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Luke McConnell died December 31, 1961 at McGuire Memorial Hospital. She was born in Pittsburgh. She entered the Sisters of Charity Community when she was 22 years old. She was a music teacher and supervisor in Pittsburgh and Altoona parochial schools for 35 years, and had served as administrator at McGuire Memorial Hospital since its opening. She was survived by a brother, Leo McConnell; and two sisters, Mrs. Rose Kerr, and Mother Francella McConnell, assistant mother superior for the Sisters of Mercy in Pittsburgh. Services were held at the McGuire Hospital chapel, and also at Assumption Hall Chapel. Interment was at the Sisters' Cemetery in Seton Hill.

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McCORMACK, Mary M.
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Madge McCormick died December 13, 2002. She was a 1943 graduate of West Catholic High School, and a member of the St. Monica Sodality. She was the daughter of the late John P. and Madge McCormack; and the sister of the late John McCormack. Services were held at St. Richard's Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery by Stolfo Funeral Home.

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McCREARY, Daisy
STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA: Daisy B. McCreary, 91, died March 21, 2005 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. She was born May 7, 1913 in Spring Township to the late Harry Samuel and Mabel Emma Reamy Hoy. She was a Protestant. Survivors include a daughter, Maxine Grenoble of State College; two brothers, Harold E. Hoy, Sr. of Pleasant Gap, and Rex W. Hoy of Avon, FL; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. McCreary; a brother; and four sisters. Burial was at Pleasant Gap Lutheran Cemetery by Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Service.

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McGEE, Margaret
MOUNT PLEASANT, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret Clancy McGee, 72, died May 23, 1938 at her residence. She was born in Ireland, and was a Mount Pleasant resident for 40 years. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret McGee; a son, James McGee; and three sisters, Catherine and Margaret Clancy, and Anne Hitchman. She was preceded in death by her husband, James McGee. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Burial was at St. John's Cemetery in Scottdale.

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McGLUMPHY, Elizabeth
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth McGlumphy, 88, died January 28, 1951. She attended Highland Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the East Liberty Women's Club. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. James D. Orr and Mrs. John L. Hardie, at whose residence she passed away; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel McGlumphy. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of H. Samson Funeral Home.

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McGUIRE, Sister Mary Patrice
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. M. Patrice McGuire, 83, died September 18, 1952 at Seton Hill. She had been a nun with the Sisters of Charity for 68 years, and was a longtime teacher at the former St. Mary's School For Boys. She had no known surviving family members, but is survived by her religious community. Services were held at St. Joseph's Chapel at Seton Hill. Interment was at the Sisters' Cemetery.

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McKEE, Melva
OXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA: Melva M. Brackin McKee, 91, died June 5, 2011 at Ware Presbyterian Village. She was born February 7, 1920 in Kennett Square to the late Wilson and Mary Galatha Brackin. She worked for the Kennett Consolidated School District at New Garden Elementary for over 19 years, and was a lifelong member of St. Patrick Church in Kennett. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Jane Schoch of Kennett Square; two sisters, Mary Wayne of Downingtown, and Theresa Hodson of Kennett Square; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Raymond E. McKee; a daughter, Joan M. Caputo, five brothers, Calvin, Anthony, Eugene, James, and John Brackin; and a sister, Kathryn Wayne. Interment was at St. Patrick Cemetery with arrangements by Kuzo and Grieco Funeral Home.

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McKINNEY, Lorma
LEWISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Lorma L. McKinney, 66, died June 30, 2008. She was born February 27, 1942 to the late Milton Herbert and Catherine Ruth Garman Querry. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by her husband, Kurt Landis McKinney, Sr.; her children, Kurt Landis McKinney, Jr. (Bridget) of Spring Mills, Kelly Lynne Gardner (Richard) of Altoona, and Terri Lee Seay (Mark) of Harrisburg; a brother, Chester Querry (Byrle) of Forest Hills, MD; a sister, Pauline Leffel of Reading; two half-sisters, Edna Querry of Huntingdon, and Shirley Brumbaugh (Daniel) of Altoona; a stepsister, Vivian Guyer of Huntingdon; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Rock Cemetery under the direction of Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home.

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McSHERRY, Mary
McSHERRYSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary S. McSherry, 71, died February 14, 1959. She was born July 2, 1887 in Adams County to Lewis and Catherine Livelsberger Groft. She formerly worked at Penn Box Co., and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mrs. Raymond Reck of Hanover; two sisters, Mrs. Curtis H. Smith and Corrine Groft; four brothers, John Groft, Clarence P. Groft, Leo Groft, and Guy Groft; 5 step-grandchildren and 12 step great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church Cemetery under the direction of Bucher Funeral Home.

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MEHAFFEY, George A.
McKEES ROCKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Geoge August Mehaffey died June 12, 1942. He was born October 4, 1866. He had worked at Lockhart Iron and Steel Co. for 20 years, and also worked for the Hankey Baking Company. Survivors include two sons, Joseph and George; five daughters, Mildred Mehaffey, Mrs. Frances Adler (in whose home he died), Mrs. Ruth Gastner, Mrs. Grace Fagan and Mrs. John Hankey; 16 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was at the Chartiers Cemetery under the direction of Clever and Stover Funeral Home.

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MELENDEZ, Lydia
WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Lydia E. Melendez, 71, of West Chester, died September 5, 2008 at the Chester County Hospital. She was born September 8, 1936 in Utuado, Puerto Rico to the late Sebastian Rivera Perez and Victoria Rivera Perez. She was a member of the Church of God of the Seventh Day in West Chester. She enjoyed music, and played several instruments. She completed English as a Second Language classes, and helped raise her grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Noemi Melendez, Rebecca Melendez, Yvette Melendez, Damaris Melendez, Nilda Melendez, John Melendez, Lydia Melendez Perez, and Eileen Melendez; 11 siblings; 27 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Juan Melendez Carmona. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery under the direction of DeBaptiste Funeral Home.

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MENDICINO, Michael
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Michael Mendicino, 90, died September 5, 2003. He was born in Italy on March 1, 1913 to the late Lorenzo and Agnes Mendicino. He was a retired foreman at U.S. Steel Clairton Works with 38 years of service. He attended St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Survivors include two sons, Lawrence Mendicino of Collinsville, and Michael Mendicino, Jr. of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Donna Marie Brenzia of North Huntingdon; two daughters-in-law, Joell and Barbara Mendicino; a son-in-law, John Brenzia; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia DeMaio Mendicino; and his parents. Services were held at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. Entombment was at Mon Valley Memorial Park in Donora under the direction of Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home.

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MENDRALA, Ignatz
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ignatz Mendrala died June 13, 1960. He was the father of Philip, John and Mary Ann Mendrala and Elizabeth DeCarlo. Services were held at St. Cyprian's Church. Arrangements were handled by Sirlin and Leonard Funeral Home.

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MERCER, Edward S., Sr.
DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Edward S. Mercer, Sr., 88, died December 13, 2008. He was born September 20, 1920 to the late Albert and Gertrude Saybolt Mercer. He was a retired sales manager in the manufacturing industry, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Anna Pittock Mercer; two sons, Sam L. Mercer of Arcadia, FL, and Edward S. (Janet) Mercer, Jr. of Wilmington, DE; a daughter, Judith J. (Herbert) Newman of Bayville, NJ; a brother, Byron (Dot) Mercer of Ocean City, NJ; a sister, Elaine Jones of Ocean City, NJ; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Verna Stafford Mercer. Services were held at Doylestown Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Oliver H. Bair Funeral Home.

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MERKEY, Allen
LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Allen David Merkey, age 26 months, died February 16, 1950. Survivors include his parents, Charles and Herma Merkey; a sister, Shirley; a brother, Harry; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Yerger; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Merkey. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery.

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MESKO, Sister Lydia
McCANDLESS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Lydia Mesko, 68, died October 14, 1976 at St. Francis General Hospital. She entered the Vincentian Sisters of Charity in 1924, and was a member for 52 years. She taught in schools in the Greensburg and Pittburgh dioceses, and also taught in North Hungtingdon Township. She was a Pittsburgh native. She is surivived by two brothers, George and Michael; and a sister, Mrs. Joseph Josefick. Services were held at the Vincentian Sisters of Charity Motherhouse. Interment was at the Motherhouse cemetery.

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MESSERSMITH, Emily
FLEETWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Emily T. Messersmith, 88, died June 13, 1991 at Community General Hospital. She was born in Rockland Township to William E. and Annie Carl Trexler. She was a graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Alburtis. She was predeceased by her husband, Quintin W. Messersmith. There were no surviving relatives listed. Arrangements were handled by Trexler-Ludwick Funeral Home.

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MICHALSKI, Edward
NANTICOKE, PENNSYLVANIA: Edward Michalski died February 16, 1952 at the Naticoke State Hospital. He was born in Nanticoke. He worked at Susquehanna Colliery #7, and was a member of Holy Trinity Church. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Frances Michalski; and five siblings, Stanley Michalski, Leonard Michalski, Mrs. Lottie Matulewski, Mrs. Victoria Kubasek, and Mrs. Alice Supchak. Services were held at Holy Trinity Church. Burial was at the parish cemetery under the direction of Szymaszek Funeral Home.

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MIELE, Anthony
EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA: Anthony John Miele, 91, died September 5, 2008. He was the son of the late Peter and Angelina K. Amato Miele. He was a longtime employee of the County of Westchester, NY, and owned Miele's Pet Shop. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, and was a member of the DAV and the American Legion. He attended Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, and enjoyed gardening, movies, music, and caring for his pets. He is survived by two daughters, Dr. Katherine A. Gomez (Andrew) of New York, NY, and Christine Patches (Richard) of Ephrata; two brothers, Michael Miele and Joseph Miele, both of Yonkers; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Marion Clow Miele; two brothers, Nicholas and Ralph Miele; and four sisters, Ann, Mary, Lena and Millie. Services were held at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery by Stradling Funeral Home.

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MIELE, Marion
EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA: Marion Clow Miele, 76, died August 13, 2004. She was the daughter of the late Earl and Sarah Baker Clow. She and her husband owned Miele's Pet Shop. She attended Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, and enjoyed plants and word searches. She is survived by her husband, Anthony John Miele; two daughters, Katherine Gomez (Andrew) of Queens, NY, and Christine Patches (Richard) of Ephrata; two brothers, Earl Clow and Ernie Clow; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two infant sons; and a sister, Lillian Clow. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with arrangements by Stradling Funeral Home.

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MIKALOFF, John
DUQUESNE, PENNSYLVANIA: John P. Mikaloff died April 27, 1945. He was killed in action in Okinawa during World War II. He served with the 386th Infantry, 96th Division. He was born May 2, 1922 to Mr. and Mrs. John P. Mikaloff, Jr. He had attended Penn State University, and was a member of the First English Lutheran Church and the Order of DeMolay. Survivors include his parents; and a sister, Mrs. Hilda M. Pollack. Arrangements were handled by Allebrand Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Charles A.
KITTANNING, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles A. Miller, 66, died December 28, 1970. He was born December 21, 1904 in Kittanning Township to William H. and Maude Miller. Survivors include a brother, Clair; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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MILLS, Mary
CALIFORNIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary E. Mills, 94, died September 8, 1960. She was born October 7, 1865 in Mason City, WV to Thomas and Hannah Hutley Aston. She was a member of the California Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include four daughters, Gladys M. Mills, Mrs. M.R. Worcester, Mrs. W.R. Musser, and Mrs. E.I. Grooms, all of California; two sons, Dr. James M. Mills of Biloxi, MS, and Harry W. Mills of California; a brother, Harry Aston of Brownsville; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a nephew; and 2 nieces.

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MINAHAN, Sister Mary John
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary John Minahan, 79, died May 7, 1960 at Pittsburgh Hospital. She was born in Johnstown. She entered the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in 1897. She was a school teacher and principal at various schools, including St. Mary Magdalene in Homestead, Holy Innocents in Sheraden, and St. John the Baptist Elementary School. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Catherine Pfarr; and her religious community. Services were held at the chapel of Assumption Hall in Greensburg. Interment was at the Sisters' Cemetery at Seton Hill.

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MINETTI, Mary
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Mitchell Minetti died July 25, 1979 at Washington Hospital. She was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Scott Mitchell. She was a former receptionist for Washington Steel, Co., and was also a secretary for the Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Finucan, Mrs. Zelma Van Cleve, and Mrs. Edna Craig; a granddaughter, Kathy (Gary) White; and 2 great-grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Minetti; a daughter, Maureeen Yanity; a brother, Bryan Mitchell; and a sister, Estella Heisel. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at Washington Cemetery by Barnhill Funeral Home.

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MINNICH, Joseph P., Jr.
LEWISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph P. Minnich, Jr., 79, died February 7, 2009. He was born June 27, 1929 to the late Joseph P. and Vanarda Deeter Minnich. He was a graduate of Lehigh University, and also attended Cornell University School of Law. He was a retired lawyer with Hinman, Howard & Kattel in Binghamton, NY. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed golf, and was a member of the Eagles Mere and Binghamton Country Clubs. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lorraine Groff Minnich; a son, Geoffrey D. Minnich of Binghamton, NY; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan E. and John G. Moorhead of Riverside, IL; and a grandson. Services were held at Eagles Mere Community Church. Burial was at Eagles Mere Cemetery by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home.

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MINSKY, Lillian
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian Minsky died October 2, 1968 at her residence in Squirrel Hill. She was associated with Minsky Brothers and Co., a toy distributorship. She was a member of the Beth Jacob and Beth Shalom congregations, and was also a member of Hadassah, the Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged, and the Jewish Home for Babies. Survivors include two brothers, Meyer A. Minsky and Louis M. Minsky, both of Pittsburgh. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery in Millvale.

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MISKILL, Thomas G., Sr.
SOUTH GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Thomas Goodwin Miskill, Sr., 48, died December 6, 1936 at his residence. He was a Pennsylvania State Police officer. He served in the U.S. Navy for 17 years, and was a veteran of the Mexican War and World War I. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was survived by his wife, Margaret Miskill; four children, Donald, Thomas, Jr., Alan and William, all of the home; a sister, Margaret LaCoppidan of Portsmouth, VA; and two brothers, William J. Miskill of Chattanooga, TN, and John D. Miskill of Norfolk, VA. Burial was at St. Clair Cemetery.

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MITCHELL, A.P., Sr.
KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Alpheus P. "Bud" Mitchell, Sr., 82, died August 24, 1978 at the Ohio Valley General Hospital. He was a champion Beagle breeder and a field representative for the American Kennel Club. and was elected to the Beagle Hall of Fame in 1958. He was especially well known for his dog, Fd. Ch. Pine Hollow Nifty. Before raising Beagles, he owned a chain of Maytag stores. He was a former deacon at Kenmawr United Presbyterian Church, and was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Helen Mitchell; two sons, John and Alpheus P. Mitchell, Jr.; two daughters Diane Mitchell and Patricia Powell; three sisters, Peggy Yates, Rachel Palmer and Mary Thomas; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Kenmawr United Presbyterian Church.

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MITROVIC, Nicholas
CONCORD TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Nicholas L. Mitrovic, 55, died June 26, 1975 at the Veterans' Hospital in Elsmere, DE. He was born December 4, 1919 in Cleveland, OH. He owned Jan's Restaurant in Concord, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served with the 77th Division. He had lived in the Concordville-Glen Mills for about 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion and a former member of the Concordville Fire Co. Survivors include his wife, Janet MacDonald Mitrovic; three daughters, Mrs. Mikki Williams of West Chester, Mrs. Patricia Spivey of Atlanta, GA, and Mrs. Pamela Wilson of Brookhaven; a sister, Margaret Lieske; a brother, Paul Mitrovic; and 5 grandchildren. Burial was at Edgewood Memorial Park in Concord under the direction of Rigby of Chadds Ford Funeral Home.

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MIZERAK, John W.
UPPER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: John W. Mizerak, 63, died June 4, 1997 at his residence. He was born September 17, 1933 in Little Falls, NY. He retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and was a former sales manager at Varityper Corp. in Harrisburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was past president of the Central Pennsylvania Club of Printing House Craftsmen, and a founding member and past president of Elbow Club International. He is survived by his wife, Margaret E. Tremelling Mizerak; a daughter, Irene F. of Shiremanstown; a son, John E. of Camp Hill; his father, John Mizerak of Little Falls; his mother, Frances Duggleby Baughman of Baldwinsville; and a brother, Robert of Lamay, NM. He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Frances Bonaros Mizerak. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery under the direction of Malpezzi Funeral Home.

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MOFFETT, Charles A.
POTTSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles A. "Chuck" Moffett, 77, died August 22, 2008. He was born April 1, 1931 to the late Onus and Beulah Sorrels Moffett. He was a chef, and worked at a number of area restaurants. He was a 15-year veteran of the U.S. Army, and served during the Korean War. He was a member of AMVETS Post #180. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Doris L. Yeager Moffett; two daughters, Cindy Cerullo and Sandy Tassone, both of Pottsville: two sisters; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister; and five brothers. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery by James E. Humphrey Funeral Home.

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MOLTZ, Morris
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Morris Moltz died December 16, 1949. He was the husband of Sara H. Moltz; the father of Florence Moltz; and the brother of Mrs. Eva Simon, Manny Moltz; Mrs. Harry Comensky, and Mrs. Samuel Glick. Burial was at the McKeesport Cemetery with arrangements by the Ralph Schugar Chapel.

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MONAHAN, James
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: James Monahan died February 6, 1916. He was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart. He was the husband of Mary E. Powers Monahan. Services were held at the Church of the Sacred Heart. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery.

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MORKOETTER, Sister Mary Batildis
HYDE PARK, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Batildis Morkoetter, 78, died April 26, 1976 at St. Michael's Convent in Hyde Park. She was born in Germany to Henry and Anna Falke Morkoetter. Sr. Batildis entered the Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Convent in 1921, and was a graduate of the University of Dayton. She taught school in Northampton, Coplay, Reading and Nazareth. Survivors include three sisters and two brothers. Services were held at the convent chapel. Interment was at the convent cemetery by Gallman Funeral Home.

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MORLEY, Edith
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Edith R. Morley, 73, died March 21, 1958. She was a member of Calvary Tabernacle Church, and was a native of Middlebury Center. Survivors include two sons, James of Danville, and Harold Morley of Blossburg, with whom she had been living; a daughter, Mrs. Isabelle Ballance of Corning; a brother, Leon Brown; a stepsister, Mrs. Ora Neal; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held at Calvary Tabernacle Church. Interment was at Dartt Settlement Cemetery.

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MORLOCK, Albert E.
MEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert E. Morlock, 91, died March 9, 2008. He studied electrical engineering at Temple University and Drexel University, and was a plant manager with American Can, Owens Illinois Insulation, and Bruters Paint. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served with the 386th Battalion Engineers, 86th Division, Patton's 3rd Army. He attended St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church. He was the author of several books, and enjoyed genealogy and traveling. He is survived by a a sister, Marilouise Morlock of Media; a brother, Richard W. Morlock of Rock Hall, MD; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna C. Morlock. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery by Rigby Harting and Hagan Funeral Home.

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MORMANDO, Philip
FOLCROFT, PENNSYLVANIA: Philip F. Mormando, 83, died December 22, 2010. He was born April 26, 1927 in Bristol, PA. He was a retired nuclear supply driver for Cardinal Healthcare Company, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended St. George Church, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and woodworking. He had been living in Folcroft for over 55 years. He was the father of Maria "Mimi" Mormando; and the brother of Theresa Contriscino, Joseph Mormando, and and the late Lucy Stratton, John and Sam Mormondo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Mormondo. Services were held at St. George Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery by McCausland-Garrity Funeral Home.

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MORRIS, Anzella
CHARLEROI, PENNSYLVANIA; Anzella A. Morris, 85, died March 15, 2007. She was born June 2, 1921 to the late Anthony Joseph Markavitch and Rose Keskat Markavitch. She was a member of Mary Mother of the Church Parish. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and JoAnn Morris of Charleroi; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Bruce Sitar of Baton Rouge; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Felix E. Markavitch of California, PA, and Gerald and Betsy Marcavitch of Chambersburg; 5 grandchildren; and 2 step-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Stanley P. Morris; her parents; and two sisters, Zabella E. "Stella" Markovic of Coal Center, and Ann Pratt of Hartford, CT. Services were held at Mary Mother of the Church Parish. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery by Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Home.

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MORRIS, Helen
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen B. Morris, 97, died January 31, 2012 at Presbyterian Senior Care. She was born November 29, 1914 in Greene County to John L. and Sallee Sprowls Barnhart. She was a member of Laboratory Presbyterian Church and the Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by two nieces, Phyllis Kendrick and Linda LaRocka (Jay). She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Morris; a sister, Isabelle Barnhart; and a brother, Donald L. Barnhart. Interment was at Braddock Cemetery in Greene County under the direction of William G. Neal Funeral Home.

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MORROW, Betty
LANDISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Betty A. Morrow, 81, died June 20, 2006 at her residence. She was born June 9, 1925 to James and Belva Rowe Baltosser. She had worked for Tresslertown Press in Loysville, the Piezo Crystal Plant in Carlisle, and Owens-Illinois and Cal-Pak, both in New Jersey. She was a member of the Timbertrail Snowmobile Club. Survivors include her husband, Bert S. Morrow; two sons, Steve of Enola and James of Landisburg; a daughter, Carol Lightner of Landisburg; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Lynne Shull and Kathleen L. Morrow; and a sister, Lois Peck. Interment was at the Landisburg Cemetery by Nickel Funeral Home.

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MORTIMER, Dolores
MOUNT PLEASANT, PENNSYLVANIA: Dolores M. Mortimer, 76, died January 10, 2011. She was born October 11, 1934 in New Stanton to Isaac and Thelma Fox Kargle. She was a caregiver for the elderly, and previously worked at Ames Department Store. Survivors include seven children, Robert Mortimer (Linda) of Connellsville, John Mortimer (Tina) of Newark, OH, Ronald Mortimer (Jodi) of Heath, OH, and Barry Mortimer (Debbie), Bonnie Mortimer (Cliff), Terry Mortimer, and Larry Mortimer (Yvonne), all of Mount Pleasant; four sisters, Linda Kargle of Latrobe, and Barbara Svoboda, Darlene Schade (Fred), and Nancy Moore, all of Irwin; a brother, Raymond Kargle (Lucky) of West Newton; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Pamela Ann Mortimer; and her parents. Interment was at Middle Presbyterian Cemetery under the direction of Brooks Funeral Home.

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MOSKOVITZ, Florence
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Florence "Boots" Moskovitz, 84, died November 3, 1998. She was born February 15, 1914. She was the wife of Milton Moskovitz; and the mother of Gene and Ricki Moskovitz. She had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at Temple B'nai Israel Cemetery.

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MOSLEY, Ivory
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Ivory Elizabeth Mosley, 76, died March 22, 1999. She was born July 24, 1922. She was a licensed practical nurse, and retired from Central Medical Hospital. She was the mother of John Mosley, Jr. of Pittsburgh and Victoria Rivers of Philadelphia. She had 7 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by George A. Warden Funeral Home.

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MRKONA, Zarko
STEELTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Zarko Mrkona, 81, died January 24, 2008 at Harrisburg Hospital. He was born July 17, 1926 in Steelton. He formerly worked at Olmsted Air Force Base, and was a retired quality control inspector for the former New Cumberland Army Depot. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He attended St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church in Oberlin, where he was a former member of the church board and a church greeter. He was a past board member of the American Civic Organization, the Serbian National Federation Lodge #37, and the VFW. He enjoyed sports, and was a former member of the Steel-High Roller Club. Survivors include three sisters, Mildred Belic, Helen Miscevich, and Olga Klipa, all of Steelton; two nephews; four nieces; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. Services were held at St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church. Burial was at Churchville Cemetery under the direction of Wiedeman Funeral Home.

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MUCHA, Eva
FRACKVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Eva Mucha, 83, died at Broad Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Frackville. She was born February 26, 1927 to the late Anthony and Anna Myllon Oczycz. She was a retired machine operator for Martin Dress Factory, and attended Holy Ascension Orthodox Church. She was a member of ILGWU, the World War II Memorial Society, and the St. Barbara Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and reading. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Glendon Berkheiser of Gettysburg; a son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Sharon Mucha of Delano; a sister, Helen Burns; a granddaughter; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Mucha; a son, George Mucha; and a sister, Mary Teno. Interment was at Holy Ascension Orthodox Cemetery in Butler Township with arrangements by Nice-Hart Funeral Home.

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MUIRHEAD, David
PERRYOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: David J. Muirhead, 82, died June 7, 2004 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born December 4, 1921 in Brownstown, PA to William C. and Margaret Evans Muirhead. He had worked at Allenport Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Company, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Mason, as well as a member of the American Legion and Star Junction Fish and Game. Survivors include his children, Dennis Muirhead of Monongahela, Debra (Juan) Cardenas of Stephens City, VA, David Lee Muirhead (Marsha) and Paula (James) Farquhar, all of Belle Vernon, and Bruce Muirhead and Kim Muirhead, both of Perryopolis; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Richter Muirhead; a daughter, Irene; his parents; and a brother, William. Burial was at Mount Washington Cemetery in Perryopolis under the direction of Blair-Lowther Funeral Home.

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MUMPER, Clara
LITTLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Clara Watts Mumper, 81, died March 10, 1952 in Coral Gables, FL. She was born May 22, 1870 to Hiram and Sarah Bingaman Watts. She was a former longtime resident of Gettysburg. Survivors include five children, Mrs. Clair Trostle, Mrs. Landrum George, Carleton, Mrs. Karl Fahringer, and Mrs. Walter Richter; a brother, Ira Watts; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Mumper. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg.

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MUNNIS, John
WEST MIFFLIN, PENNSYLVANIA: John K. Munnis, 90, died November 7, 2000. He was born December 24, 1909. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Lincoln Place Presbyterian Church. He was also a member and past president of the Lincoln Place Lions Club. He was the father of Barbara (Stan) Scott of Bethel Park. He was predeceased by his wife, Lillian Bruckner Munnis. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Park with arrangements by George Irvin Green Funeral Home.

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MURPHY, Sister Regina
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Regina Mary Murphy died January 12, 1974 at Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. She entered the Sisters of Charity in 1924. She was a graduate of Duquesne University, and taught at several high schools in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Survivors include two sisters, Rosella Murphy of Pittsburgh, and Betty Estrella of Tampa, FL. Services were held at Assumption Chapel. Burial was at Seton Hill Cemetery.

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MURPHY, Father Thomas
WEST MIFFLIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Fr. Thomas Regis Murphy died September 19, 2010. He was born June 4, 1911 to John and Roseann Murphy, both of whom were from County Down, Ireland. He studied at Duquesne University and St. Vincent Seminary, and held bachelor's and master's degrees. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 14, 1936 at St. Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe. As a child, he sang at Carnegie Hall as a soloist at the age of 12. He played violin with the Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra for 8 years, and sang on radio. He also wrote songs that were performed by local orchestras, and enjoyed acting and theatre. He served as assistant at St. Canice in Knoxville and St. Pius Church in McKeesport, and as pastor of St. Anne's Church in Waynesburg, and Resurrection Church in West Mifflin. He was a published poet, and wrote two books. He was the Catholic commentator for Radio Station WEDO. Survivors include two nephews, John Murphy and Thomas Boyle; two nieces, Denise Davie and Cathleen LeClair; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and a godson. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Teresa Murphy Boyle, and Daniel, Rose, Maria, Margaret, Christopher, and John Murphy. Services were held at Resurrection Church. Arrangements were handled by Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home.

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MURR, David
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: David Franklin Murr, 77, died January 27, 1980 at Washington Hospital. He was born March 25, 1902 in Maryville, TN to Carl and Lillie Murr. He was a miner at the Lincoln Hill, Ellsworth, Coverdale and Manifold mines with 38 years of service, and had also worked in construction for 12 years. He was a member of the United Mine Workers and the Arden Athletic Club. He was a Protestant. Survivors include three sons, George E. Murr of Washington, Dave J. Murr of Portland, OR, and Earl D. Murr of Corning, CA; a daughter, Gladys (Edward) Elliott of Columbus, OH; two sisters, Lucille (Raymond) McNeil and Bernice (Howard) Yearwood, both of Knoxville, TN; two brothers, Hermond Easterday and Robert L Murr, both of Knoxville, TN; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Lena Payne Murr; two children; a sister, Nola Murr; and a brother, Lester Murr. Interment was at the Washington Cemetery by Hummell and Barnhill Funeral Home.

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MURRAY, William A.
ROCHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: William Alexander Murray, 87, died December 25, 1959 at his residence. He formerly worked for the Rochester School District. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and attended Grace Lutheran Church. Services were held at Grace Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by Hartzel Funeral Home.

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MUSCARDELLI, Gregory
JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Gregory Clark Muscardelli, 53, died March 22, 2008. He was born October 7, 1954 in Johnstown to Danny A. and Viola M. Clark Muscardelli. He worked in the car business for 28 years, and enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Linda Muscardelli; three daughters, Lindsay A. Isamoyer of Wilkes-Barre, Caroline R. Palumbo of Falls Creek, and Danielle M. Muscardelli of Brockway; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Thomas Muscardelli; his parents; and a brother, Gabriel Muscardelli. Interment was at St. Michael Cemetery under the direction of Frank Duca Funeral Home.

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MYERS, Anna
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Oliphant Myers, 62, died March 13, 1949. She was survived by a son, George Myers; four daughters, Ruth Schaper, Hazel Pusateri, Lillian Geiger, and Blanche Roy; and 12 grandchildren. Burial was at United Cemetery under the direction of William Sirlin Funeral Home.

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NADZAM, John, Jr.
WEST ALIQUIPPA, PENNSYLVANIA: John Nadzam, Jr., 45, died January 4, 1960. He was born January 19, 1914 in West Aliquippa. He worked at Jones and Laughlin Steel. He was a member of CIO Local #1211, the West Aliquippa Volunteer Firemen and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor M. Nadzam; his children, Joel, Allan, Lois, Lenore, John J., Lilyan, Ramon, Clinton, Norman, and Leslie; his mother, Anna Nadzam; a brother, George; and four sisters, Mary Schuclosky, Irene Nadzam, Ola Gallagher, and Anna Smisko. Services were held at St. George Greek Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery by Pearce Funeral Home.

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NAGURNEY, Sister Mary Andrea
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Andrea Nagurney (Anna), OSBM, 92, died June 28, 2004. She was born in Jessup, PA to Nicholas and Mary Fechina) Nagurney. She held degrees in math and physics from Catholic University in Washington, DC, and also attended Rosemont College, St. John College, and Villanova University. She entered the Sisters of St. Basil the Great in 1931 and professed vows in 1940. She was a retired teacher at St. Basil Academy, having taught from 1956 until 1983, and also taught at schools in Cleveland, OH, Chester, and New Kensington. Following retirement, she was a math and English tutor. She was a former Secretary to the Provincial, and was a Provincial Treasurer for 15 years. She enjoyed gardening and playing the piano. Survivors include a sister, Mary Nagurney Dakunchak; two nephews, Michael Nagurney and Peter Dakunchak; and her grand-nephews and grand-nieces. Services were held at Holy Trinity Chapel in Fox Chase Manor. Interment was at the Convent Cemetery under the direction of Fletcher-Nasevich Funeral Home.

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NAGY, Gladys
BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA: Gladys Nagy, 90, died March 13, 2007. She was born June 12, 1915 in Hellertown, PA to the late Aaron and Charlotte Weiebach Ward. She was a member of Cathedral Church of the Nativity. She is survived by her husband of 72 years, William Nagy; a daughter and son-in-law, Nance (Richard, Sr.) Shields of Cannonsburg; a grandson, Richard Shields, Jr. (Sharon) of Ohio; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Friedensville Cemetery.

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NARDECCHIA, Raniero
COKEBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Raniero Nardecchia, 69, died December 20, 1960 at Washington Hospital. He was born in Italy on June 15, 1891. He was a retired miner, and was a member of UMWA #1197. He was survived by a brother, John, of Cokeburg; a nephew; and a niece. Interment was at Scenery Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Greenlee Funeral Home.

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NAUJELIS, Albert
McCANDLESS, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert B. Naujelis, 90, died November 9, 2007. He worked as a bricklayer in Local #2. He was the father of James A. Naujelis (Colleen); and the brother of Anna Uzdavinis and the late Joseph and Antoinette. Services were held at St. Teresa of Avila Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Devlin Funeral Home.

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NEELY, Ray
HARRISVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Ray Malcolm Neely, 72, died March 11, 1953 in Harrisville. He was a retired office manager for the American Steel and Wire. Co. He attended Trinity Evangelical Reformed Church, and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He is survived by a brother, Homer Neely. Interment was in St. Petersburg, PA with arrangements by Ligo Funeral Home.

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NICOLETTI, Connie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Connie Falcona Nicoletti died March 9, 1999. She was the mother of Richard, Robert, Russell, and Raymond Nicoletti; and the sister of Gerry Falcona, Rose Aurin, Joseph Falcona and Ruth Curran. She had 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Sam Nicoletti. Services were held at St. Teresa Church. Arrangements were handled by T.B. Devlin Funeral Home.

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NIKICSER, Jolan
BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA: Jolan Nikicser, 81, died April 8, 2007. She was born March 1, 1926 in Hungary to the late Julius and Carolina Csasar Kivacs. She worked as a seamstress for Shurefit Garment Company, and attended St. John Capistrano Church. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Steven Nikicser; a daughter, Mary Ann Zellner of Bethlehem; a sister, Martha Laco of Hungary; and 2 grandchildren, Derrick and Kendra. She was preceded in death by a grandson. Arrangements were handled by Snyder-Hinkle and Lunsford Funeral Home.

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NOAK, Franziska
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Franziska Noak, 96, died January 18, 2007. She was born in Germany on August 11, 1910 to Franz Harazim and Mathilda Gedel Harazim. She came to the U.S. in the 1950s. She was an assembler with the Biddle Company, working in Philadelphia and Blue Bell, PA. She attended Tabor Lutheran Church. She was the mother of Ursula Stefany and Dieter Noak. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Noak. Services were held at at the chapel of Ivy Hill Cemetery. Interment was at the Chapel of Memories at Sunset Memorial Park with arrangements by Wetzel and Son Funeral Home.

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NORMAN, Ada
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Ada B. Norman, 84, died January 10, 1999. She was born December 10, 1914. Survivors include a daughter, Eleanor G. Macon (Richard); a brother, Reginald "Quinn" Green (Dorothy); her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur "Buddy" Norman. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery by West Funeral Home.

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NUMER, George
HENDERSON TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: George Number died in 1903. He was born in 1819 to Johann and Elizabeth Numer. He was a Civil War soldier, and served in the Union Army. He was survived by his second wife; and several children from his first wife, including William, Grant, Mrs. Minnie McNulty, Jesse, Mrs. Lizzie Coy, Mrs. Marietta McCartney, Mrs. David Saucerman, Mrs. Annie Fouse, Mrs. Oliver Peightal, and Mrs. Ellen Mateer. Burial was at Goodman Cemetery.

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NYCE, Alma
SOUDERTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Alma M. Nyce‚ 96‚ died January 4‚ 2003 at the Souderton Mennonite Homes. She was born January 30, 1906 in Lower Salford Township. She had worked as a seamstress for various garment manufacturers in the Harleysville and Souderton areas, and was a member of the Penn Valley Grace Brethren Church of Telford. She and her husband enjoyed collecting antiques. She had lived in Souderton since 1934. Survivors include a sister‚ Betty Hackman of Harrison; and two brothers‚ Earl Anders of Souderton and Lewis Anders (Shirley) of Harleysville. She was predeceased by her husband‚ J. Evertt Nyce. Services were held at the chapel of Souderton Mennonite Homes. Interment was at the Indian Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

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O'BRIEN, Father Marcus
CRAFTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Marcus A. O'Brien died January 17, 1989 at the Vincentian Home for the Chronically Ill. He was born February 21, 1904. He was a longtime director of the Catholic Social Service Office of Beaver County. He was a native of McKeesport, PA. He studied at St. Vincent College and Seminary in Latrobe, and was ordained in 1942. He earned a master's degree in social work from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He served at St. Lawrence O'Toole Church in Lawrenceville, Holy Sepulcher Church in Glade Mills, St. Catherine of Siena Church in Beechview, St. Jerome Church in Charleroi, St. Rose Church in Darlington, St. Peter Church in Tarentum, Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Beaver, and St. Ladislaus Church in Beaver Falls. Survivors include a sister, Sister M. Emily O'Brien of Baden; a sister-in-law, Helen (Victor) O'Brien of Bellevue; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in McKeesport by Edward Spratt Funeral Home. Note: One record lists his name as Marcus O'Brien, Jr.

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O'DAY, John
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: John Regis O'Day, 19, was killed in action in World War II on May 28, 1945. He was a graduate of South Hills High School, and joined the Navy in 1944. He was a petty officer, and was serving as a gunner's mate aboard a destroyer. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward O'Day, Sr.; and a brother, Edward Patrick O'Day, Jr. Services were held at the chapel of Resurrection Church.

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O'DONNELL, Sister Mary Angeline
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Angeline (Anne Mary) O'Donnell, 94, died November 6, 1970 at the convent. She was a member of the Pittsburgh Sisters of Mercy for 70 years. She was a school teacher at St. Colman's, St. Patrick's, St. Andrew's, Holy Family and Immaculate Conception in Washington County, St. Paul's Orphanage, and St. Peter's in McKeesport. Services were held at St. Xavier Convent. Burial was at St. Xavier Convent Cemetery.

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O'HARA, Janet
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Janet P. O'Hara, died April 30, 1975 in Chicago, IL. She was born October 23, 1938 in Chester to John J. and the late Ola P. Granham O'Hara. She was a registered nurse, and studied at St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Wilmington. She was a psychiatric nurse and a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, having served at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS. She was later a captain in the Air Force Reserve. Services were held at St. Robert's Catholic Church. Interment was at Immaculate Heart Cemetery by Carr Funeral Home.

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OLOFSON, Hannah
ESSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Hannah Eilbeck Olofson, 87, died March 31, 1970 at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. She was the oldest member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Tinicum, and was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a niece, Sallie Eilbeck, with whom she made her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Captain Enoch (Fred) Olofson. Services were held at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial was at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of McCausland Funeral Home.

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O'MALLEY, Grace
WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Grace O'Malley died April 17, 2008. She was born March 17, 1916 to James Warnick and Grace Craig Hunter. She was a published poet. She was the author of Forget-Me-Not, Rhyme without Reason, and her work had been featured in The Webb Weekly. She attended the First Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Women's Club. She enjoyed playing bridge. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret E. (William L.) Knecht of Williamsport; 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene F. O'Malley; a son, Eugene F. O'Malley, Jr.; a daughter, Patricia Anne O'Malley; a sister, Edith H. Courtney; and a brother, McCurdy Hunter. Interment was at Wildwood Cemetery under the direction of Knight-Confer Funeral Home.

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O'MANSKY, David
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: David O'Mansky, 70, died December 10, 1961 at his residence. He retired from Frank and Seder Department Store, and had lived in Pittsburgh for 25 years. Survivors include his wife, Celia Miller O'Mansky; two daughters, Mrs. Irwin Schulman and Bernice (Meyer A.) Greene; two sisters, Mrs. Louis Silver and Mrs. Joseph Sharpiro; two brothers, Maurice and Harry O'Mansky; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at B'nai Israel Cemetery.

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OMLOR, Alice
BOOTHWYN, PENNSYLVANIA: Alice Omlor, 84, died September 29, 2007 at her residence. She was born in Shenandoah, PA to the late Joseph and Anna Pisko Pavelko. She was a Marcus Hook resident for 60 years. She retired from the Delaware County Record of Deeds office and attended Holy Savior Church, where she was a lector and a member of the Women's Club. She enjoyed playing bingo. Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Omlor of Boothwyn, and Joan A. Kennedy of Swedesboro, NJ; two sons, Francis A. Omlor, Jr. of Millville, and Joseph F. Omlor of Holtwood; two sisters, Margaret Gillespie of Norristown, and Dorothy Gruca of Clifton Heights; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Francis A. Omlor, Sr. Services were held at Holy Savior Church. Interment was at Lawn Croft Cemetery under the direction of Ward Funeral Home.

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ONDA, John
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: John P. Onda, 76, died July 23, 1979. He was a retired conveyor operator with Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. with 39 years of services. He attended St. Stephen's Catholic Church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the AARP, and the Senior Citizens of Hazelwood. Survivors include his wife, Cecelia DeFilippo Onda; three brothers, Stephen of Baldwin, Albert of Greenfield, and Michael of Edinboro; and a sister, Mary Bella of California. Services were held at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Paul C. Forsaith Funeral Home.

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ONDISH, Anna
CURWENSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Elizabeth Ondish, 100, died April 15, 2007. She was born February 28, 1907 in Curwensville to John Peter and Aniela Pajura Kopec. She and her husband co-owned Ondish's Restaurant and Bar in Curwensville from 1956 to 1973. She had her own catering business in Luzerne, worked as a nanny, and was a former receptionist for Chidboy Funeral Home. She attended St. Timothy's Catholic Church, and was a former member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She is survived by three sisters, Dr. Pauline Coulter of Clearfield, Estelle "Stella" Kopec of Curwensville, and Helen Nypower of Glen Lyon; two stepbrothers, Joseph Kupka of North Tonawanda, NY, and John Kupka of Clearfield; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. "Jack" Ondish; her parents; her stepfather, Matthew Kupka; two brothers, John and Karl A. Kopec; and two stepbrothers, Matthew and Thomas Kupka. Services were held at St. Timothy's Catholic Church. Interment was at Crown Crest Memorial Park by Chidboy Funeral Home.

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OPRENDEK, Rose
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Rose Oprendek, 85, died April 23, 2011 at Brevillier Village Housing and Health Care Community. She was born August 23, 1925 in McKeesport to Philip and Anna Turkovic Plivelic. She was a graduate of the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing. She was a retired nurse. She was a former resident of North Huntingdon Township and a former longtime member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in North Huntingdon. Survivors include a daughter, Mariellen Hayward (Edward) of Akron, PA; and her sons, Carl M. Oprendek of North Huntingdon and Anthony C. Oprendek, Jr. (Carla) of Erie; two sisters, Sr. Anna Plivelic and Mary Hornicsar; two brothers, John and Mark Plivelic; a grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony, Sr.; her parents; a sister, Barbara Petro; and a grandson. Services were held at St. Agnes Church. Interment was at New St. Joseph Cemetery in North Versailles, PA.

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OSIO, George
WHITEHALL, PENNSYLVANIA: George Osio died November 3, 2005. He was the son of the late John and Anna Zemlansky Osio. He was a longtime craneman with Bethlehem Steel, and formerly worked for the State Liquor Control Board. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and attended Holy Trinity Orthodox Church. He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Frank Rayner of Bethlehem; and his dogs, Bandit and Wendy. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Osio. Arrangements were entrusted to Brubaker Funeral Home.

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OTIS, Anna
MURRYSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Otis, 81, died April 5, 1978 at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights. She had lived in Murrysville for 20 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mildred Flaherty and Dorothy Aldridge; two sisters; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Rowland S. Cooke Funeral Home.

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OTTEY, Helen
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen D. Ottey, 17, died October 6, 1909. She was the daughter of Edmund and Lavina Ottey. Funeral services were held at the family home. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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OVERBAUGH, Josephine
McSHERRYSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Josephine M. Overbaugh, 82, died March 15, 1929. She was the daughter of Thomas and Mary McKinney. She was survived by three children, Annie Bowker, Eugene F. and Paul A.; and two brothers, Adam McKinney and her twin, Joseph McKinney. She and her brother were thought to be the oldest twins in the region. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Overbaugh. Burial was at Conewago Cemetery.

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PACINI, Bruno
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Bruno A. Pacini, 90, died March 1, 2007. He was a restoration painter with Poli Statue Co., and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was the husband of the late Anna Innocenti Pacini; brother of the late Zena Boyko and Tina Incrocci; and the brother-in-law of Vi and Ron Nolla and Primo Innocenti. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Basil Church. Entombment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery with arrangements by Readshaw Funeral Home.

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PACIOTTI, Amerigo
WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA: Amerigo Paciotti, 90, died October 25, 2007. He was born February 7, 1917 in Marshwood to the late Nazzareno and Mary Paciotti. He was a longtime employee of International Color Printing Company, and later worked in maintenance at Bishop Hoban High School. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He attended St. Dominic's Church, and was a member of the Graphic Communication International Union. He is survived by three children, Cynthia Novrocki (Joseph) of Larksville, Joseph Paciotti (Patricia) of Laflin, and Nazzareno Paciotti (Jennifer) of Niantic, CT; a sister, Ann Carducci of Syracuse, NY; a brother, John Q. Paciotti of Wilkes-Barre; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Josephine Chiucchi Paciotti; three brothers, Alfred, Albert, and James Paciotti; and a sister, Eleanor Pepe. Services were held at St. Dominic's Church. Interment was at the Italian Independent Cemetery under the direction of E. Blake Collins Funeral Home.

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PAINTER, Dorothy
SALTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy E. Painter, 46, died August 20, 1982 at the Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born November 7, 1933 in Saltsburg to John A. and Alice Stuchel Painter. Survivors include her parents; five brothers, Gene, William, Dean, James and Kenneth; and four sisters, Nancy Lombardo, Jane Sorbin, Betty Lukehart, and Evelyn Walko. Interment was at Edgewood Cemetery under the direction of Joseph R. Hunter Funeral Home.

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PARKER, William B.
MOUNT LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: William B. Parker, 82, died January 8, 1981 at St. Clair Hospial. He was a retired chief draftsman with Lectromelt Corp. with 55 years of service, and was a member of the Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Grace Parker; and two sisters, Ruth Knoepp and Dorothy Braden. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Peters Township, Washington County under the direction of Laughlin Funeral Home.

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PARKS, Edward
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Edward L. Parks died June 9, 1944 in France. He was a casualty of World War II. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Parks; three sisters, Dorothy, Mrs. Fay Marie Kovacs, and Mrs. Cora Barrone; and four brothers, Larry, Irving, Thomas and Floyd. Interment with miltary honors was at Union Dale Cemetery under the direction of McDermott Brothers Funeral Home.

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PARRIS, Marie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Marie Liebelt Parris died May 20, 1960. She was the daughter of Henry and Louise Wesp Liebelt. She was a gifted pianist, and had studied with Silas Pratt, a student of pianist and composer Franz Liszt. She was survived by a brother, Charles Liebelt. Interment was at South Side Cemetery under the direction of William Alater and Sons Funeral Home.

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PASCOE, George
WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA: George Pascoe, 41, died February 16, 1952. He was survived by his wife. Interment was at Fern Knoll Burial Park under the direction of Kopicki Funeral Home.

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PASCOE, Virginia
STOCKDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Virginia Pascoe, 81, died March 26, 2009. She was born June 27, 1927 to Andy and Anna Swauburg Yancoskie. She is survived by two children, Debra (William) McCaslin of Apollo, and William J. (Holly) Pascoe of Buford, GA; a sister, Josephine DeMillion of Monessen; a brother, "Yank" Yancoskie of McKees Rocks; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Pascoe; and her parents. Interment was at Howe Cemetery with arrangements by Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Home.

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PASKO, Andy
JEANNETTE, PENNSYLVANIA: Andy Pasko, 63, died June 8, 1955 at Westmoreland Hospital following an accident at the Hockensmith plant. He was a member of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Catherine Pasko; two children, Mrs. Julia Yomnick and Mrs. Rose Klavonich; a sister, Mary; a brother, Michael; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Birk Funeral Home.

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PASKORZ, Helen
WEST DEER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen Shelestak Paskorz, 68, died May 20, 2002. She worked at Glenshaw Glass for over 35 years, and attended St. Michael's Russian Orthodox Church. She enjoyed golfing. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Edward D. Paskorz; two children, Candace Lovich and Edward Paskorz, both of West Deer Township; five brothers, Nicholas, Steve, John, Alex and Michael Shelestak; three sisters, Alice Dobson, Martha Hood, and Mary Vojtko; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Mary Pakosh Shelestak; a brother, Joseph Shelestak; and two sisters, Anna Dunlap and Nancy Shelestak. Interment was at Lakewood Memorial Gardens by Siwicki-Yanicko Funeral Home.

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PASTORIUS, Jane
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Jane M. Pastorius, 90, died April 30, 2000. She was born July 15, 1909. She was a retired secretary treasurer of the Pittsburgh Stamp Co. with 55 years of service. Survivors include her nieces and nephews, including Herman Snyder and Kathleen Snyder; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Arrangements were handled by King Funeral Home.

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PATTERSON, Robert
LEECHBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert D. Patterson, 20, died April 25, 1968. He was a casualty of the Vietnam War. He formerly worked for Nuclear Materials Corp. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Patterson; and two sisters, Linda and Marsha. Interment was at Greenwood Memorial Park in Westmoreland County under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Home.

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PAULIE, George
SLIPPERY ROCK, PENNSYLVANIA: George J. Paulie, 72, died August 17, 1938 at his residence. He was survived by his wife, Hulda Paulie; a daughter, Mrs. W.F. Craig; and three sons, Edwin, Gudmund and Elmer Paulie. Interment was at the Slippery Rock Cemetery under the direction of Uber Funeral Home.

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PAWLOWSKI, Sister Mary Maurice
CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Maurice (Helen) Pawlowski, 94, died August 14, 2003 at the provincial house of the Felician Sisters in Coraopolis. She was born in Poland to Francis and Julianna Pawlowski. She and her family moved to Steubenville, OH. She later attended the Seminary of the Felician Sisters in Detroit, MI, as well as earning a degree in nursing from Duquesne University. She entered the Felician Sisters in 1926, and made her final vows in 1934. She served in health care for over 50 years in multiple states, and had also taught in Catholic elementary schools. For 6 years, she was also a provincial counselor. She had been a member of her order for 77 years. Survivors include a sister, Mary Bartyzel of Dillonvale, OH; her nieces and nephews; and her religious community. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Interment was at the Felician Cemetery in Moon by Sanvito Funeral Home.

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PAYNE, Ada
ASPINWALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Ada Lohr Payne died February 27, 1934 at Mercy Hospital. She attended the Aspinwall English Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Dames of Malta. She was survived by a daughter, Catherine Payne; and a nephew, Stanley Payne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Payne. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery. Note: One record gives her date of death as March 3, 1934.

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PEARCE, James S.
PITCAIRN, PENNSYLVANIA: James S. Pearce, 70, died July 12, 1979 at West Penn Hospital. He formerly owned Pearce Pharmacy. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, where he was a deacon. He served on the board of directors of Sentinel Savings, and was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Mae Dean Backus Pearce; three daughters, Anne Gahagen, Betsy Stevick, and Dorothy Cox; two sisters, Emma Winland and Esther Eaton; two brothers, Al and Charles; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home.

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PECIUKAS, John A., Sr.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: John A. Peciukas, Sr. died March 29, 1962. He was the husband of Sofia Peciukas; and the father of John Peciukas, Jr., Bernard Peciukas, and Vicki Zulkowski. He had 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Augustine's Church. Arrangements were handled by Verner G. Lutz Funeral Home.

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PEIFFER, Marie
WAYNESBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Marie H. Hershey Peiffer, 91, died April 15, 2003 at the Waynesboro Hospital. She was born November 16, 1911 in Hagerstown to Roger and Violet Florence Myers Hershey. She and her husband owned Peiffer's Heating and Oil Co. and a Shell station. She attended St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Quincy, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth. She is survived by a niece, Anne Colvin of Richmond, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Norman Peiffer; a sister, Helen H. Miller; and a nephew. Interment was at Green Hill Cemetery by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home.

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PENTZ, Wanda
MONTGOMERY, PENNSYLVANIA: Wanda Elaine Pentz, 80, died August 15, 2007 at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. She was born April 20, 1927 in Washington Township in Lycoming County to Earl S. Bastian and Mary Edna White Bigleman. She had worked at Montgomery Mills, the West Company, and Carey McFall. She was a member of St. John Lutheran "Brick" Church, the Montgomery Chapter of the Senior Citizens of Lycoming County, and the Susquehanna Region Antique Automobile Club of America. She enjoyed animals and antique cars. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, LeRoy C. Pentz; two daughters, Karen Pentz of Unionville, and Shirley (Eric) Sallach of Tijeras, NM; three sons, Steven (Kathy) Pentz of Montgomery, and David (Gail) Pentz and Larry (Kathy) Pentz, all of Muncy; two sisters, Phyllis Jean (Bill) Kennedy of Montgomery, and Gladys Eleanor Oberdorf of Muncy; 13 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles Ramon Bastian and George Irvin Bastian; and a sister, Eva Georgine Baker. Services were held at St. John Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery with arrangements by Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service.

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PERLAITIS, Margaret
SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret Perlaitis, 88, died August 14, 2005 at the Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton. She was born November 24, 1916 in Gerardsville to Frank and Margaret Perlaitis. She was a Catholic. Survivors include two sisters, Beatrice Campbell of Scranton, and Anna Branscombe of McCormick, SC; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Anthony Perlaitis; and a sister, Mary Zipp. Interment of ashes was at Cathedral Cemetery by Durkan-Cuff-Kearney Funeral Home.

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PERTAN, Rinald
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rinald Pertan died August 19, 1950. He was the husband of Pauline Natek Pertan; the father of George Pertan; the son of Mrs. Gertrude Pertan; and the brother of Elsie Williams, Julius Pertan, Emily Pertan, Gertrude Green, and Nora (Charles) Sarracca. Services were held at Holy Angels Church.

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PETRICH, Betty
BETHEL PARK, PENNSYLVANIA: Betty Treat Petrich, 68, died September 7, 2004. She was a founding member of Bethel Fife and Drum Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and a member of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century, Magna Charta, Society of New England Women, Colonial Clergy, Colonial Governors, and the Society of Genealogists. She was the sister of Patricia (Raymond) Blackham, James Treat, Richard (Katie) Treat, and William R. Treat; and is also survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew Petrich, Jr. Services were held at Ruthfred Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by Paul L. Henney Memorial Chapel.

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PETRUNY, Millie
CHESWICK, PENNSYLVANIA: Mille E. Petruny, 73, died December 17, 2001 at Allegheny Valley Hospital. She was born January 28, 1928 in Bairdford to Paul and Suzanna Pavlini Glozik. She formerly worked for Sparkle Cleaners in Springdale, and attended St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Springdale. She is survived by her husband, John Petruny; two daughters, Sally Weber of Burke, VA, and Teresa Shannon of Dillwyn, VA; a son, Jerald Petruny of Waterbury, CT; a sister, Mary Balko of Elyria, OH; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Suzanna Kukach and Ann Valentik; and a brother, Steve Glozik. Services were held at St. Alphonsus Church. Burial was at Deer Creek Cemetery under the direction of Charles B. Jarvie Funeral Home.

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PFROMMER, Mary
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary J. Pfrommer, 26, died August 11, 1910. She was the daughter of Michael and Delia Kerns, and the wife of Charles Pfrommer. Services were held at St. John's Church. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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PHILLIPS, Richard
ALTOONA, PENNSYLVANIA: Richard A. Phillips, 52, died January 26, 2011. He was born May 2, 1958 in Altoona to Robert and Evelyn Kimberling Phillips. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul Food for Families Soup Kitchen. He enjoyed fishing. He is survived by a son, Robert of Altoona; a brother, David L. Kimberling of Tennessee; and two sisters, Wanda D. Bice and Trudy G. Harr, both of Hollidaysburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Kimberling; and a sister, Sandra Hitchings. Services were held at the Hollidaysburg Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Interment was at New Canoe Creek Cemetery by Sorge Funeral Home.

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PHOENIX, Elvira
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Elvira Hartman Phoenix, 67, died February 2, 1917. She was born September 2, 1849 in Columbia County to Jesse and Lydia Hartman. Survivors include her husband, Matthew Phoenix; three children, J.H. Phoenix of Panama, Mrs. R.S. Oyler of Gettysburg, and J.M. Phoenix of Miami, FL; and five siblings, Mrs. Ada Hess, F.P. Hartman, W.F. Hartman, Mrs. Anna Russell, and Jeanet Kakabaker. Services were held at the Methodist parsonage. Interment was at Newton Cemetery in Emporium.

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PIETRZYNSKI, Father Boleslaus
McCANDLESS, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Boleslaus Pietrzynski, 83, died November 2, 1998 at the Vincentian Nursing Center. He was born January 23, 1915. He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1942. He served at St. James in the West End, St. Adalbert in the South Side, St. Mary Czestochowa in McKeesport, Sacred Heart in Braddock, St. Hyacinth in Oakland, St. Ladislaus in Natrona Heights, and Holy Name of Mary in Donora. He retired in 1979. Services were held at St. Mary Czestochowa Church. Interment was at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Shaler under the direction of Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home.

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PINKASAVAGE, Frank
KENHORST, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank Pinkasavage, 62, died September 18, 1982. He was born May 27, 1920 in St. Claire. He was a former machinist at Reading Techmatic. Survivors include his wife, Olga Pinkasavage; two sons, Michael D. of Sinking Spring and John F. of West Lawn; three sisters, Anna Shoopak, Mary Popovick, and Tillie Shalter; and a granddaughter. Arrangements were handled by Iredale Funeral Home.

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PIPES, Luella
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Luella Pipes died July 26, 1939 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born in Ohio in 1861. She was a resident of the Lorraine Apartments, and attended Emory M.E. Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and served on the board of the Home for the Aged in Mount Lebanon. She was survived by her husband, W.W. Pipes; a son, J. Willard Pipes of Indianapolis; three daughters, Maud Cisney and Alta Heaton, both of New York, and Mary Robertson Scott of Pittsburgh; a sister, Mrs. Thomas Brady; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Allegheny Memorial Park under the direction of Moreland Funeral Home.

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PISCHKE, Joseph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph Pischke died February 16, 1936. He was the husband of Veronica Schlasur Pischke; and the father of Max, Anna, John, Paul and George Pischke. Services were held at St. Augustine's Church. Arrangements were handled by Henninger Funeral Home.

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PITTMAN, Laura
MERCERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Laura C. Pittman, 86, died April 1, 2003 at the Chambersburg Hospital. She was born October 15, 1916 in East Waterford, PA to Guy and Lottie Hampton Beaston. She was a former resident of Chambersburg, and was a member of the Body of Christ Church in St. Thomas, PA. Survivors include two daughters, Adamae K. Harnish of Mercersburg, with whom she made her home, and Aletha L. Painter of St. Thomas; three sons, Allan L. Pittman of Lemasters, and Arnold C. Pittman and Arthur B. Pittman, both of Chambersburg; a sister, Mary G. Starliper of Chambersburg; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin M. Pittman; three brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Pine Grove Cemetery in Mercersburg with arrangements by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home.

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PITZER, Charles A.
BIGLERVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles Alfred Pitzer, 3, died October 23, 1952. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pitzer. Burial was at Greenmount Cemetery in Arendtsville under the direction of Dugan Funeral Home.

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PIVOVARNIK, Olga
CHARLEROI, PENNSYLVANIA: Olga Pivovarnik, 87, died August 30, 2002. She was born August 13, 1915 to the late Nikolas and Anna Platko Kizakevich. She was a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, and was an officer of the Ladies' Altar Society. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John and Sandra Pivovarnik of Charleroi; a grandson; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was the last member of the Kizakevich family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; a daughter, Patricia A. Pivovarnik; and her parents. Interment was at Monongahela Cemetery with arrangements by Ed Melenyzer Funeral Home.

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PLECAS, Natalie
MIDLAND, PENNSYLVANIA: Natalie M. Plecas, 71, died February 14, 1982 in East Liverpool, OH. She was born August 26, 1910 in Donora to the late Milosh and Mary Rabesovich Mamula. She attended St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, and was a former member of the church's Mother's Club. She is survived by three daughters, Anne (Robert) Zielinski of Midland, Marie (George) Bassar of Ohioville, and Mrs. Dorothy Germusa of Industry; a son, James Plecas of Negley, OH; four sisters, Mrs. Cecilia Bratich of Midland, Julie (Joseph) Cvetican of Hopewell, Dorothy (John) Lepsic of Oil City, and Mrs. Sophie Evanoff of Chicago; two brothers, Mike Mamula of Midland, and Sam Mamula of Aliquippa; 10 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vaso Plecas. Services were held at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church. Entombment was at the Beaver Cemetery Mausoleum under the direction of D.L. Williams Funeral Home.

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PLUNG, Jane
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Jane Plung, 77, died May 14, 1975 at Montefiore Hospital. She was a member of Poale Zedeck Synagogue and its Sisterhood, in addition to being a member of Hadassah, the Order of the Eastern Star, and various charitable organizations. Survivors include two sons, Howard and Donald, both of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Goldman of Pittsburgh; a brother, Louis Barkowitz of Miami Beach, FL; and two sisters, Mrs. Katherine Selkowitz of Hollywood, FL, and Mrs. Selma Katz of Pittsburgh. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Plung. Services were held at the Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at Poale Zedeck Memorial Park Cemetery.

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PLUSHANSKI, Lois
TUNKHANNOCK, PENNSYLVANIA: Lois Roller Plushanski, 81, died September 25, 2008. She was born May 26, 1927 to the late Louis and Victoria Bulka Roller. She was a nursing school graduate, and attended Tunkhannock Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Henry Plushanski; a son, Gary Plushanski of Chicago, IL; two daughters, Carol Garnecki and Dawn Risley, both of Tunkhannock; a sister, Carol Carver of Morris Plains, NJ; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Plushanski. Interment was at Sunnyside Cemetery under the direction of Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home.

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POCHMARA, Walter
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter Pochmara died December 11, 1953. He was born in Poland, and came to Chester in 1912. He was a longtime employee of South Chester Tube Co. He was survived by three daughters, Jennie, Wanda and Helen; and a brother, Bronislaw. Services were held at St. Hedwig's Church. Interment was at Immaculate Heart Cemetery under the direction of Kaniefski Funeral Home.

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POLCAWICH, Joseph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph M. Polcawich died May 10, 1987. He was the husband of the late Michaline; and the brother of Pauline Georgiff and Andrew and John Polcawich. Services were held at St. Augustine Church. Arrangements were handled by Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home.

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POLCYN, Christine
BLOSSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Christine Polcyn, 89, died December 8, 1998 in Wellsboro. She was born June 21, 1909 in Landrus to John and Pauline Lenartowicz Augustine. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and the Sacred Heart Society. She is survived by a daughter, Helen Stroud of Syracuse, NY; two sons, John of Elmira, NY, and Edward of Binghamton, DE; a sister, Anna Potrzerowski of Arnot; three brothers, Walter of Blossburg, Joseph of Pine City, NY, and Frank of Elmira, NY; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruno Polcyn; two sisters, Blanche Campbell and Mary Skorczenski; and two brothers, George and Stanley Augustine, Sr. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Zwicharowski Funeral Home.

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POLLARD, Sister Mary St. Clement
NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: St. Mary St. Clement Pollard died May 23, 1952 at St. Joseph's Convent in Norristown. She was born Anne Pollard to Thomas and Mary Pollard. She entered the Order of the Good Shepherd in 1900. Survivors include a sister, Emily Pollard of Reading; and her religious order. Services were held at the convent chapel. Burial was at the convent cemetery.

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POOLEY, Margaret
BLOOMSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Margaret E. Pooley, 89, died August 5, 2009 at Berwick Retirement Village II. She was born February 2, 1920 in Bloomsburg to Charles F. and Mary Ohl Crim. She enjoyed cooking and baking. Survivors include a son, David H. Pooley (Ann) of Binghamton, NY; two daughters, Anne E. Conner of Edison, NJ, and Margaret E. (Edwin) Livsey of Berwick; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Pooley; a brother, Charles Crim; and a grandson, Charles Conner. Interment was at Columbia Hill Cemetery under the direction of Dean W. Kriner Funeral Home.

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POPLAWSKI, Alexander
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Alexander Poplawski died December 4, 1952. He had three daughters and six grandchildren. Services were held at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Stanislaus Cemetery with arrangements by L.S. Kopydlowski, Funeral Director.

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POPSON, Ann
CAMP HILL, PENNSYLVANIA: Ann B. Popson, 83, died September 21, 2008 at Manor Care in Camp Hill. She had worked for Olivetti-Underwood, and was a former member of the Colonial Country Club. She was a former Harrisburg resident. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Thomas J. Popson; two sons, Richard D. (Karen) of Orchard Park, NY, and Thomas J., Jr. of Harrisburg; a daughter, Peggy P. Albert (James) of West Hanover Township; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

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PORTNOY, Jacob
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Jacob Portnoy died May 1, 1965 in Miami, FL. He was a retired carpenter at Kaufmann's Department store and a member of Workman's Circle #45. He was living in Miami at the time of his passing, but was a longtime Pittsburgh resident. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Portnoy; two sons, Bernard and Cantor Joseph; two brothers, Alick and Abe; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Danovitz, Mrs. Leah Paris, and Charlotte Portnoy; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Burial was at Beth Abraham Cemetery.

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POWELL, Myrtle
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Myrtle M. Powell died December 8, 1954 at Westmoreland Hospital. She was born January 1, 1891 in Greensburg. She was a member of the South Greensburg Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, James H. of South Greensburg; five half-brothers, Charles, William, John, James and Richard Aston, all of Greensburg; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Powell. Interment was at Westmoreland County Memorial Park by Buckley-Barnhart Funeral Home.

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PRESTON, Ulysses
PAOLI, PENNSYLVANIA: Ulysses A. Preston, 89, died March 1, 2006. He was born September 3, 1916 in West Palm Beach, FL to Vincent and Frances Preston. He retired from Newmont Foote Mineral Company of Exton with 41 years of service, and was a member of St. Norbert Roman Catholic Church. He enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, baseball and football. He was a former resident of Buffalo, NY. He is survived by his wife, Leila C. Preston; a daughter, Mary E. Preston of Buffalo, NY; two sons, Lawrence C. Preston of Upper Darby, and William A. Preston of Idaho Falls, ID; a step-sister, Lillie B. Mitchell; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Norbert Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by DeBaptiste Funeral Home.

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PRICHES, Mary
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary A. Priches died January 4, 1985. She was born in 1905. She was the mother of Alfred Priches, Jr. and the sister of Dolores Hunter. She had 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Priches, Sr. Arrangements were handled by James E. Lindsay Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her date of birth as September 21, 1904. Interment may be at Brush Creek Cemetery.

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PRIEST, Virginia
CAMP HILL, PENNSYLVANIA: Virginia J. Priest died January 6, 1999 at Holy Spirit Hospital. She was born in Millersburg to the late Philip F. and Ruth Garman Meader. She was a retired coordinator of the defensive driving program at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. She attended St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she was a former Sunday School teacher. She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, the Ladies' Oriental Shrine, the Millersburg Historical Society, the Zee Legionettes, the Usherettes, Camp Hill Women's Club, and the Allendale Card Club. She was a former Brownie and Girl Scout leader, and served as past president of the New Cumberland Civic Club. She is survived by her husband, Gaylon R. Priest; a daughter, Dixie Jeanne Priest Eastman of Lancaster; a brother, Clark D. Meader of Lewisberry; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery in Halifax Township under the direction of Parthemore Funeral Home.

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PRISCO, Sister Ann
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Ann Prisco, RSM, died March 23, 2012 at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse. She was born April 12, 1932 in Hornell, NY to Nicholas and Angeline Falco Prisco. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1950. She made her final profession of vows on August 2, 1956. She had been in religious life for 62 years. She held a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Mercyhurst College, and also studied at St. John's College in Cleveland and New Platz University in New York. She was a teacher at many different schools, including St. Titus and St. Wallburga (Titusville), Immaculate Conception (Brookville), Ss. Cosmas and Damien (Punxsutawney), St. Michael (Greenville), St. Hedwig, St. Boniface, and St. Luke (Erie), St. Thomas (Corry), St. Catherine (DuBois), St Michael (Fryburg), and St. Justin (Pittsburgh Diocese). She was a CCD Coordinator and pastoral minister at St. Basil in Coalport and St. Luke in Erie. She was also coordinator of the Prayer Shawl Ministry at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, and served as an infirmary driver for elderly sisters. Survivors include two sisters, Caroline (Thomas) Wood, and Teresa (Thomas) Shea; a niece; two nephews; and her religious community. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Prisco. Services were held at Our Lady of Mercy Chapel. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery by Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home.

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PROM, William R.
RESERVE TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: William Raymond Prom was killed in combat during the Vietnam War on February 9, 1969. He was a posthumous recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. He was a graduate of Millvale High School, where he played baseball and football. He enjoyed sports, and liked to keep up with local sports scores even though he was serving overseas. He was considering entering the police force after military service. He was survived by his parents, Fred and Finvola Prom; a brother, Fred Prom, Jr.; a sister, Clara Burns; his grandmother, Frieda Prom; and other relatives, including an aunt, Evelyn Weider. Interment was at Allegheny County Memorial Park.

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PRUE, Ida
GREENBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Ida Prue died June 24, 1954 at her residence. She was a member of the First Christian Church. She was survived by three daughters, Mrs. Mildred Taylor, Mrs. Loretta Johnston, and Mrs. Georgie Salmon; a son, Harry; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Byrd; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Prue. Interment was at St. Clair Cemetery under the direction of Buckley-Barnhart Funeral Home.

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PRUTZMAN, Bertha
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Bertha Prutzman, 82, died January 29, 1972 at the Hawthorne Home. She was born in Reading to William B. and Kate E. Stiirtz Prutzman. She had worked as a hostess at the Pocono Manor Inn, and had also been a longtime employee of a hotel in Deland, FL. She attended Alsace Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Ladies of the Reindeer Camp #117. She is survived by a sister, Gertrude Totheroh of Reading; and three brothers, Charles of Laureldale, and Paul and Clarence, both of Reading. Interment was at Alsace Cemetery by Cramp Funeral Home.

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PRZYWITOWSKI, Jane
RIDLEY PARK, PENNSYLVANIA: Genevieve R. "Jane" Przywitowski, 89, died January 4, 2012. She was born January 3, 1923 in Chester, PA to Gregory and Boleslawa Gutowski Pietras. She was a retired accounts payable supervisor at Boeing Vertol, and had also worked at Sun Shipbuilding and the Suburban Loan Company. She was a member of the Peace Council Knights of Columbus Ladies' Auxiliary. She is survived by a son, James S. (Marie) Przywitowski of Chadds Ford; two daughters, Pamela (Jim) Bingnear of Woodbridge, VA, and Marilyn DePhillips of Downingtown; two brothers, Joe and Henry; a sister, Ethel; 3 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was the wife of the late Stanley J. Przywitowski; and the sister of the late Mary, Lee, Steve, Sophie, Frank, Alfreda, and Anna. Interment was at Edgewood Memorial Park in Glen Mills under the direction of Minshall Shropshire-Bleyer Funeral Home.

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PUSKAR, John, Sr.
BETHEL PARK, PENNSYLVANIA: John Puskar, Sr. 66, died October 3, 1979 at Jefferson Center Hospital. He retired from Consolidation Coal Co. with 50 years of service, and had also worked for Mathies Coal. Survivors include his wife, Anna Evanovich Puskar; a son, John, Jr.; two daughters, Joan Weiner and Anna Zdralae; three sisters in Yugoslavia; and 8 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Harold E. Connell Funeral Home.

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PUTERBAUGH, Mary
MUNCY, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary T. Puterbaugh, 78, died September 15, 2009. She was born October 11, 1930 to the late Stanley Joseph and Mary Paulina Yatsko Lech. She retired from M&T Bank as the head teller at the Lycoming Mall branch in Muncy. She enjoyed reading. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald T. and Diane P. Puterbaugh of Jackson, TN; a daughter and son-in-law, Diane M. and Alan Keller of Muncy; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard S. Puterbaugh; a daughter, Lynn A. Nevill; a brother, Stanley Lech; and two sisters, Margaret Kessler and Elizabeth Belles. Services were held at the Church of the Resurrection. Burial was at Muncy Cemetery by Grenoble Funeral Home.

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RADLINSKI, Eugeniusz
GOULDSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Eugeniusz Radlinski, 68, died February 8, 2010 at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. He was born in Poland on March 5, 1941 to the late Antony and Stanislawa Cikuj Radlinski. He had lived in the U.S. for 25 years, and was a former resident of Brooklyn and Queens. He maintained a home in Koszalin, Poland. He had studied engineering, and was a former mechanic in New York. He was a Catholic. Survivors include two sons; a brother, Alex (Jadwiga) Radlinski of New York, NY; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by several siblings in Poland. Interment was at Koszalin Community Cemetery in Poland with arrangements by Carmine J. and Louis C. Parise Funeral Home.

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RAFAEL, Dr. Samuel
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Samuel S. Rafael died December 21, 1967. He was a dentist. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School in 1925. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Dental Association, and was a Mason. He was active with the Temple Emanuel congregation in Mount Lebanon. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Cole Rafael; two sisters, Gertrude Goldman and Frances Rafael; a brother, Ralph; and 2 nephews. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at West View Cemetery.

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RAINEY, Scott
SHARON, PENNSYLVANIA: Scott Rainey died February 5, 1951. He is survived by his wife, Janet Cornthwait Rainey; five sons, Dean, Donald, Thomas, Dale, and William; four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Axe, Mrs. Elma Billen, Shirley Rainey and Irene Rainey; a brother, Frank; and 4 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home.

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RAPE, Paul
EVANS CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Paul E. Rape, 87, died November 3, 2011 at his residence. He was born May 21, 1924 in Forward Township to Clifford G. and Jennie Kirschler Rape. He was a farmer, and had an egg route and sold raspberries. He was a Protestant. Survivors include two nephews, Edward Thomas and Robert Thomas, both of Zelienople; and a niece, June Dimond of Harmony. He was preceded in death by an infant brother; and a sister, Marie Thomas. Interment was at the Evans City Cemetery under the direction of A. Carl Kinsey-Ronald N. Volz Funeral Home.

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RAY, Elizabeth
McMURRAY, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Ray, 92, died August 24, 1929. She was survived by a niece, Jennie Ray of Chicago, IL; and a nephew, J.W. Ray of Bridgeport, OH. Services were held at the Lutheran Church in Ginger Hill. Interment was at the church cemetery.

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REAVER, Milton
HANOVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Milton A. Reaver, 80, died September 5, 2007 at Hanover Hospital. He was born November 18, 1926 in Harney, MD to Vernon C. and Clara E. Boyd Reaver. He was a retired foreman with Diamond Construction Company in Gaithersburg, MD. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the Signal Corps in the South Pacific and the Army of Occupation in Japan. He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a member of the Allied Veterans Honor Guard, and volunteered with the American Legion baseball team and Meals on Wheels. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, AMVETS, the American Legion, the McSherrystown Home Association, the New Oxford Social Club, and the Hanover Republican Club. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mary L. Frazer of Hanover; two stepsons, James R. Myers of Carlisle, and Francis J. Myers of Manassas, VA; 21 step-grandchildren; 37 step great-grandchildren; and 4 step great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Wolf Myers Reaver; and twin stepdaughters, Joan Sinnett and Jean Myers.Interment with military honors was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by Panebaker Funeral Home.

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RECKY, George
CIRCLEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: George Recky, 66, died October 12, 1963 at the Oakland VA Hospital. He was born in Czechoslovakia on February 20, 1897. He had worked for Sears-Roebuck, and was an Army veteran of World War I. He was a member of the Nazarene Church of Arona. Survivors include two brothers, Steve, with whom he made his home, and Joseph in Czechoslovakia. Arrangements were handled by Vincent V. Rodgers Funeral Home.

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REDIFER, Andrew P., Jr.
NARBERTH, PENNSYLVANIA: Andrew Perry Redifer, Jr., 64, died February 5, 1963 in Sarasota, FL. He was a shoe salesman for J.S. Zulick and Co., and was a World War I veteran. Survivors include his wife, Rosa S. Redifer; a son, A. Perry Redifer III of Washington, DC; and two sisters, Mrs. Arthur P. Miller of Washington, DC, and Mrs. F.F. McAdams of Haverford. Burial was in Ardmore, PA. Arrangements in Florida were handled by Robarts Funeral Home.

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REEDER, Betty
ELLIOTTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Betty A. Reeder, 85, died July 15, 2007 at Cumberland Crossings Retirement Home in Carlisle. She was born August 31, 1921 in Loysville to Roy M. and Floy Bixler Smith. She was a graduate of Central Pennsylvania Business School, and had worked for the Tresslertown Press. She was a member of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, and enjoyed animals, crocheting, gardening, playing bingo, and jigsaw puzzles. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Brooks Reeder; a daughter, Suzanne Robison of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Ronald L. of Mount Holly Springs, and Brooks E. of Elliottsburg; a brother, Dale Smith of Elliottsburg; and 2 granddaughters. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Clyde "Gene" Smith; and a sister, Helen Collins. Interment was at Bloomfield Cemetery by Nickel Funeral Home.

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REES, Donald B.
NORWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Donald B. Rees, 19, died March 21, 1970. He was a casualty of the Vietnam War. He underwent training with the Quartermaster Corps at Fort Lee, Virgina. Survivors include his parents, James and Lillian Burns Rees; a sister, Lillian; and two brothers, Stephen and James, Jr. A period of municipal mourning was declared for him by Norwood mayor Joseph DeCristo. Services were held at the Griffith Chapel. Interment was at Glenwood Memorial Gardens.

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REESTA, Lillian
SHILLINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian Reesta, 89, died October 4, 2008. She was born December 17, 1918 to the late Jacob and Mary Pappas Zallie. She attended Calvary Baptist Church, and was a member of the Good News Club. She is survived by two daughters, Marian Reesta Perry, and Lillian A. Reesta Harr; two brothers, George Zallie of Voorhees, NJ, and John Zallie of King of Prussia; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Spero J. Reesta. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Park by Bean Funeral Home.

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REGISTER, George
MARYSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: George G. Register, 78, died September 13, 1989 at his residence. He was born January 14, 1911. He retired from the postal service, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II and Korea. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church of West Shore, the Marysville Fire Co. and the Marysville Golden Age Club. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Register; a daughter, Sheila of Newport, a son, Dallas D. of Harrisonville, MO; two sisters, Agnes Money and Helen Miller, both of Pensacola, FL; 8 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery by Shalonis Funeral Home.

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REGOLA, Mary
GREENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Regola died May 18, 1929 at her residence. She was survived by her husband, Victor Regola; her children, Mrs. Frank Mirolla, and Peter, Angeline, Jane, Robert, Michael and Lillian Regola; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Most Holy Sacrament Church. Burial was at the Catholic Cemetery.

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REIMERS, Louis F., Sr.
AMBLER, PENNSYLVANIA: Louis F. Reimers Sr., 81, died September 28, 2009 at his residence. He was born February 21, 1928 in Lansdale, PA to the late Charles and Anna Kennedy Reimers. He was a retired maintenance mechanic for American Olean Tile Company in Lansdale with 45 years of service, and served in the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan. He attended St. Joseph's Church, and was a member of the American Legion. He was a longtime coach for the Ambler Junior Baseball League and Ambler Youth Football. Family members include his children, Louis F. Reimer, Jr. of Ambler, and Janet Striano-Coull of Quakertown; a brother, Joseph Reimers of Lansdale; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa G. Trovato Reimers; and three brothers, Howard, John and Carl. Services were held at at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at Whitemarsh Memorial Park in Prospectville under the direction of Urban Funeral Home.

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REINER, Dr. William
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. William Reiner, 64, died April 16, 1964 at Kennilworth Apartments in Shadyside. He was a member of the staff at Montefiore Hospital. Survivors included his wife, Rose Reiner; four daughters, Mrs. Estelle Sherry, Mrs. Sandra Texey, Mrs. Ryna Farberow, and Mrs. Frances Meyers; a brother, Albert; and 8 grandchildren. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery under the direction of Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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REINHARDT, Sister Mary Veronica
MILLVALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Veronica Reinhardt, 95, died January 8, 1950 at St. Francis Hospital. She had been a nun with the Sisters of St. Francis for over 75 years, and was the oldest member of her religious community at Mount Alvernia in Millvale. She was born February 6, 1854 in Germany. She came to the U.S. as a child. She entered the Community of the Sisters of St. Francis in 1874, and made her perpetual vows in 1878. She was a parish school teacher in the Pittsburgh and Altoona dioceses for over 50 years. She became the local superior at the Sisters of St. Francis Hospital in New Castle, and also served at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh. Services were held at St. Francis Chapel at Mount Alvernia. Interment was at the Mount Alvernia Cemetery.

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REMLINGER, Cecelia
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Cecelia Remlinger died April 19, 1985. She was the mother of Dolores (Henry) DeMase of Pittsburgh. She had 2 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Remlinger. Interment was at Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Cemetery under the direction of Ralph Schugar Chapel.

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RENTZEL, Florence
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Florence I. Rentzel, 93, died September 27, 2008 at the Village of Laurel Run in Fayetteville, PA. She was born July 30, 1915 in Berlin, PA to Charles and Nancy Tipton Brant. She was a member of Trinity UCC in Biglerville. She is survived by a son, Ellis H. Rentzel, Jr. (Marie) of Gettysburg; a brother, James R. Brant of Garrett; a sister, Edna Llewellyn of Berlin; and 2 grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis H. Rentzel, Sr.; and a brother, Roy Brant. Services were held at Trinity UCC. Burial was at the Biglerville Cemetery with arrangements by Peters Funeral Home.

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REPA, Walter
QUAKERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter Repa, 91, died October 22, 2005 at LifeQuest Nursing Center. He was born in Czechoslovakia to the late John and Martha Tordon Repa. He was the retired owner of Walter Repa's Garage. Survivors include a son, Walter (Alice) of Quakertown; two sisters, Anna Moyer of East Greenville, and Martha of Florida; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary I. Florek Repa; and a son, Gary. Arrangements were handled by Strunk Funeral Home.

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REPP, Alice
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Alice Repp died March 23, 1949 at a Latrobe hospital. Survivors include her husband, Albert; a son, Castle J. Pyle; a sister, Mrs. Bert Henry; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Harrold Cemetery.

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REUTER, Henry
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Henry G. Reuter, 73, died February 13, 1955 in Miami Beach, FL. He was a graphic artist, and was president of the Fort Pitt Electrotype Co., which he established in 1907. He was also an official at Graphic Engraving, Inc. and Reuter and Bragdon. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Advertising Club and the Pittsburgh Athletic Association. He attended St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, and had recently moved to Miami Beach. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Kettering Reuter; two sons, Henry F. and Howard P. Reuter; and a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Sloan of Philadelphia. Interment was at Allegheny County Memorial Park by Brandt Funeral Home.

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REVENIS, Anthony
MOUNT CARMEL, PENNSYLVANIA: Anthony K. Revenis, 89, died April 8, 2011 at St. Anne's Retirement Community. He was born March 19, 1922 in Centralia to the late Anthony J. and Bridget Douse Revenis. He was a retired heating and plumbing contractor, and had worked in the Mount Carmel, Ashland, and Centralia areas. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He attended the Church of Our Lady, and was a former member of Holy Cross Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Lithuanian Club, the Sons of Poland, the Anthracite Fire Company, the American Legion, and the VFW. He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph Revenis of Mount Carmel, Anthony and Mary Revenis of Chevy Chase, MD, and Michael and Julie Revenis of Delran, NJ; three daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia and Harry Rentz of Lancaster, Lisa and Jerry Noll of Enola, and Susan Sobotor of Highspire and Venice, CA; 12 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred C. Krakowski Revenis; four sisters; and four brothers. Services were held at the Church of Our Lady. Burial was at All Saints Cemetery under the direction of Stutz Funeral Home.

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REX, Frank
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank B. Rex, 66, died March 13, 1934. He was a longtime member of the Reading Police Department, and before that, had worked as a driver for Stahl's Bakery. He was a Democrat. Burial was at Aulenbach's Cemetery with arrangements by F.F. Deidel Funeral Directors.

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RHOADES, William G.
TERRE HILL, PENNSYLVANIA: William Grant Rhoades, 42, died August 22, 1948. He was the son of William Grant Rhoades and Sadie Miller Rhoades. He was a member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. He was survived by his wife, Dorothy Houser Rhoades; a daughter, Dorlisa; his mother; and his siblings, Calvin, Earl, Claude, Francis, Helen (Lewis) Lord, and Sarah (Matt) Gibson. Burial was at the Frackville Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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RICH, Henry
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Henry I. Rich was killed in action in World War II in France on November 8, 1944. He served with Company L, 320th Infantry, 35th Division, 3rd Army. He was born in Detroit, MI to Mr. and Mrs. John Rich. He formerly worked at Mine Safety Appliance Co., and had entered military service on July 20, 1943. Survivors include his wife, Jennie Rich; a daughter, Genevieve; his parents; two sisters, Mrs. Jean Gaul, and Mrs. Beatrice DeLucchio; and two brothers, Warren and John. Services were held at Mother of Good Counsel Church. Burial was at Mount Carmel Cemetery under the direction of Morasco Funeral Home.

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RIEGEL, James F.
ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: James F. Riegel, 85, died September 13, 1998 in Allentown. He was born January 1, 1913. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University, and was a retired chemist with 44 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Lucy E. Weed Riegel; four daughters, Martha Riegel Smith, Jane Riegel Haberkorn, Alice Riegel Smith, and Betsy Riegel Curley; and 11 grandchildren. Services were held at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery in Berwick by J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home.

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RIGG, Elsie
MOUNT LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Elsie Kelly Rigg died March 2, 1939. Interment was at South Side Cemetery under the direction of Beinhauer Mortuary.

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RIPPER, Frank
BRADDOCK HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank J. Ripper died January 25, 1979. He was the husband of Laura Frederick Ripper; the father of Bonnie Ripper; the stepfather of Joseph Venturella and Sharon; the son of Joseph and the late Mary Ripper; and the brother Anna Mae Lynch, Mary Jane Varley, William and the late Joseph Ripper. He had 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. William's Church. Interment was at All Saints Braddock Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home.

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RIPPMAN, Edith
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Edith Pauline Rippman, age 1 year, died August 14, 1910. She was the daughter of Fred and Mary Doran Rippman. Services were held at the family home. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery.

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RISSER, Edna
LITITZ, PENNSYLVANIA: Edna M. Risser, 58, died July 14, 1947 at the Lancaster General Hospital. She was born in Akron to Martin M. and Ellen Wolf Buchen. She was a member of Hammer Creek Mennonite Church. Survivors include her husband, Jacob W. Risser; and her children, Lillian (Ivan) Weaver of New Holland, and Ruth (Elwood) Hershey, Kathryn, Robert, Edna, Paul, Leon and Carl, all of Lititz; four siblings, Jacob Buchen of Lancaster, Charles Buchen of Akron, Ella (Samuel) Foltz of Ephrata, and Minerva (Charles) Smith of Reading; and 15 grandchildren. Services were held at Hammer Creek Mennonite Church. Interment was at the church cemetery.

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RISTIMAKI, Elsie
COAL CENTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Elsie Agnes Ristimaki, 88, died January 26, 2004. She was born March 28, 1915 to John and Ida Makinen Solomon. She was a Lutheran, and enjoyed baking, quilting, collecting teacups, and writing cards and letters. She is survived by a daughter, Karen (Cliff) Ghrist of Coal Center; a son, Ronald R. Ristimaki of Coal Center; 2 grandsons; a niece; and a nephew. She was predeceased by her husband, Reno Ristimaki; a daughter, Nola Ristimaki; and two brothers, Carl and Raymond Solomon. Interment was at Taylor Cemetery in Brownsville by Greenlee Funeral Home.

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RIZOR, David
WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: David Lee Rizor died October 9, 1965. He was a casualty of the Vietnam War. He was born January 10, 1944 in Washington to Charles Raymond and Anna V. Pierce Rizor. He service in the National Guard, and entered the Army in 1961. He served at Fort Knox, KY and in Okinawa, and was transferred to Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne Division. He was survived by his parents; a sister, Mildrend Lohr; and four brothers, Harold, Lawrence, Robert and Donald.

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RIZOR, Wilma
NED, PENNSYLVANIA: Wilma L. Rizor, 91, died July 15, 2003. She was born in Deep Valley, PA on April 15, 1912 to William L. Miller and Minnie B. Martin Miller. She was a member of the Littleton Church of Christ in Littleton, WV. She is survived by two sons, James M. Rizor and Robert W. Rizor, both of Ned; a half-sister, Brenda Bragg of Nashville, TN; two half-brothers, Jack Miller of Weirton, WV, and Phillip F. Miller of Littleton, WV; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Rizor; her parents; a sister, Jo Ann Sappington; two brothers, John Miller and Floyd W. Miller; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at the New Freeport Church of Christ. Burial was at Sand Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Tennant Funeral Home.

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ROBINSON, LaVernge
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Private LaVergne K. "Bob" Robinson died in August of 1944. He was killed in action in France during World War II. He was born May 1, 1914 to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Frazier. He served with the 315th Infantry, 79th Division. He enlisted in the military on June 17, 1942. Prior to his military service, he worked for the Donaldson Transfer Company, and was a member of Teamsters Local #249. He was survived by his wife, Gertrude Seery Robinson; two daughters, Janice and Carole; his parents; two sisters, Mrs. Iris Brabson and Mrs. Leola Nelson; and a brother, Ralph W. Frazier. Services were held at Pappert Funeral Home on March 30, 1949. Burial with military honors was at Union Dale Cemetery. Note: One record spells his first name LaVerge.

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RODACY, Louise
BENTLEYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Louise A. Rodacy, 85, died November 20, 2005 at the Washington County Health Center. She was born January 9, 1920 in Ellsworth to Charles and Anna Puskarich Rodacy. She was a member of Ave Maria Parish and Croatian Fraternal Union #567 in Canonsburg. She worked at National Tube in McKeesport during World War II. She enjoyed reading. She is survived by a sister, Kathryn Sabatini (Frank) of Cokeburg; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Joseph, and Charles Rodacy; and three sisters, Millie Hudock, Nancy Jaskulski, and Mary Hirosky. Interment was at St. Luke's Cemetery under the direction of Greenlee Funeral Home.

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ROGERS, Richard C.
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Richard C. Rogers, 65, died November 18, 2006. He worked at Harrisburg Hospital/Pinnacle Health for over 30 years. He is survived by a sister, Zena Lentz; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Paxtang Cemetery under the direction of Hooper Memorial Home.

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ROHRER, Benjamin
UPPER LEACOCK TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Benjamin L. Rohrer, 33, died May 24, 1921 at the White Sanatorium. He was born August 11, 1887 to Michael L. and Anna Rohrer. He was a farmer, and attended the Stumptown Mennonite Church. He was survived by two sisters, Emma L. Burkhart of East Berlin, and Ada Musser of Saskatchewan, Canada. Services were held at the Stumptown Mennonite Church. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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ROLLEY, Abner
WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA: Abner F. Rolley, 83, died January 26, 2010. He was born April 11, 1926 to Ernest and Katherine Nichol Rolley. He worked as a salesman with the Pennsylvania Gas and Water Co., and served as a Merchant Marine during World War II. He was a member of Annunciation Church, and enjoyed singing. Survivors include his children, Joseph M. Rolley of Grand Junction, CO, Sherry A. (Rob Wellins) Rolley of Redwood City, CA, Theresa M. Rolley of Williamsport, and Kim F. Rolley of Dallis, PA; and his siblings, Dennis Rolley, Doris Entz, Eileen Greenway, Annabelle Covert, Shirley Frelin, and Sydney Rolley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Rolley. Services were held at Annunciation Church. Burial was at Wildwood Cemetery by Crouse Funeral Home.

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ROMANOVICH, Eugene
HARMAR TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Eugene C. Romanovich, 70, died November 13, 2006 at Alle-Kiski Medical Center in Harrison Township. He was born April 23, 1936 in Indianola to Clement and Edna Martha Henderson Romanovich. He was a military veteran, and worked at National Alloy, Thrift Drug, and Laidlaw. He was a member of the Indianola Rod and Gun Club, and enjoyed hunting. He is survived by a son, Louis Romanovich of Arizona; a brother, James (Barbara) Romanovich of Indianola; two sisters, Joyce (Richard) Beck of Indianola, and Patricia (Regis) Layhew of Mentor, OH; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy; and his parents. Interment was at Lakewood Memorial Gardens under the direction of Charles B. Jarvie Funeral Home.

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ROSENBERG, Georgia
PATTERSON TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Georgia Kliman Rosenberg, 90, died November 7, 2009 at Cambridge Village in Beaver Falls. She was born April 24, 1919 in Pittsburgh to William and Jenny Kliman. She was a member of Hadassah, the former United Jewish Community Center of Beaver Valley, and the United Jewish Community Center Sisterhood. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Samuel Rosenberg; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerry and Idelle Rosenberg of Rockville, MD; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Emery Kubrin of Pittsburgh; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Hill and Kunselman Funeral Home. Interment was at Agudath Achim Cemetery.

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ROSENBERG, Jacob
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Jacob E. Rosenberg, 80, died May 3, 1968 at Shadyside Hospital. He was a former conductor of the Aldine Theater Orchestra, and a longtime menswear employee of the Frank and Seder Store. He had also worked as a draftsman for Heyl and Patterson Co. He was a member of Rodef Shalom Temple and the Knights of Pythias. He was survived by his wife, Sophie Adler Rosenberg; three daughters, Mrs. Irwin J. Littman, Mrs. Allan Gerson, and Mrs. Philip W. Latterman, all of Pittsburgh; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery in Millvale.

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ROSENBLUM, Rebecca
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rebecca Rosenblum died February 13, 1955. She was a member of Shaare Zedeck Congregation and the sisterhood of Chofetz Chaim Congregation, and had been a Pittsburgh resident for over 50 years. She was survived by three sons, Philip, Jack and Fred Rosenblum; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Burton L. Hirsch Chapel. Interment was at Shaare Zedeck Cemetery.

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ROSENG, Charles
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles Roseng, 66, died January 27, 1935 at his residence. He was a native of Switzerland, and arrived in Pittsburgh in his early youth. He was an optician, and had previously owned a jewelry store. He was a member of the East Liberty Merchants' Association and the Sons of Winkelried, and was a Mason. He was survived by his wife, Rose Vogel Roseng; and a sister, Mrs. Ida Horn. Interment was at Allegheny Cemetery under the direction of Baker's East End Mortuary.

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ROSENSTEEL, Joseph L., Jr.
ASPERS, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph L. Rosensteel, Jr., infant, was born June 10, 1943 and died June 11, 1943 at the Warner Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Rosensteel, Sr.; a sister, Emily Rosensteel; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George D. Rosensteel; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Malley. Interment was at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery.

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ROSENSWEET, Beatrice P.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Beatrice P. Rosensweet, 84, died August 15, 2002. She was born May 14, 1918. She moved to Pittsburgh in 1949. She was a teacher's aide at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Homewood, and volunteered at the Rodef Shalom Temple Gift Shop. During World War II, she served as a Red Cross volunteer. She was a native of Fort Wayne, IN, and was a former resident of Dayton, OH. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Alvin; two sons, James and Thomas; a daughter-in-law, Barbara Hines; 5 grandchildren; and her friends, including Dolores Stone. Services were held at the Sanctuary of Rodef Shalom Temple. Interment was at the West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation under the direction of Burton L. Hirsch Chapel.

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ROSIAK, Sister Mary Elaine
CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA: Sister Mary Elaine Rosiak, 92, died August 21, 2011. She was born May 30, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Stanislaus and Stanislaa Kowalski Rosiak. She was a native of Pittsburgh, and had been a member of the Felician Sisters for 74 years. Survivors include three nephews,Ronald Rosiak, Edward Rosiak, and Charles Diulus; two nieces, Elaine Constantini and Marlene Rudge; her great-nieces and great-nephews; her aunts; and her cousins. Services were held at the chapel of the Felician Sisters' Convent. Arrangements were handled by Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home.

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ROTH, Mary
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Wittenstein Roth, 62, died March 28, 1949 at Montefiore Hospital. She was a member of B'nai Israel Congregation, and had been a Pittsburgh resident for 40 years. Survivors include her husband, Israel; a son, Jerome, of Pittsburgh; four daughters, Mrs. William B. Goldstein of Birmingham, AL, Mrs. Bernard Langer and Mrs. Ben M. Siegal, both of Pittsburgh; and Mrs. David Roth of McKeesport; two brothers, including Rabbi W.B. Wittenstein of Orlando, FL; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Fraiberg of Miami, FL; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at B'nai Israel Cemetery.

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ROWAN, Bernard E., Sr.
WILKINSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Bernard E. Rowan, Sr. died April 17, 1964 at Columbia Hospital. He was an architect, and was a graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology. Survivors include his wife, Mabel McLellan Rowan; a son, Bernard E. Rowan, Jr. of Carrick; and a grandchild. Interment was at Mount Royal Cemetery with arrangements by Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home.

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RUBIN, Anna
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Rubin, 69, died May 21, 1955 at Montefiore Hospital. She was a longtime Pittsburgh resident and a member of Beth Jacob Synagogue. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Friedman; four sons, Abe, Jack, Harry and Paul Rubin; a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Maltinsky; three brothers, Boris Kunst, Simon Kunst and Hyman Kunst; and 11 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Isaac Rubin. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Jacob Cemetery.

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RUHL, Sue
LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Sue M. Ruhl, 80, died May 12, 1965 at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born in Schuylkill County to Central T. and Mary Steely Erdman. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. Survivors include two sisters, Maude Mead and Irene Schroff; five brothers, Edwin, W. Walter, Oliver, Harry and Jay Erdman; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Ruhl. Services were held at Rohland Funeral Home. Interment was at Mount Lebanon Cemetery.

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RUTLEDGE, James
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: James Rutledge died February 2, 2008. He was born July 27, 1938 to the late Maggie Bryant Hughes and James Bryant. He was adopted by Sabe Rutledge and Rebecca Willie Rutledge. He worked for the Philadelphia Water Department and the Shoemaker Construction Company. He is survived by his wife, Mary Rutledge; his stepchildren, Mary, Gwendolyn, Audrey, Cecilia, Lauren, Darryl, Lea, and Robert; a sister, Sadie Rutledge Parmley (Michael) of Myrtle Beach, SC; three brothers, Lenwood Hughes, Clifford Hughes, and Rev. Andrew Hughes of Hanover, VA; four brothers-in-law; six sisters-in-law; and aunt, Vienna Jude of Myrtle Beach, SC; 23 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and his friends. He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Marsha. Interment was at Glenwood Memorial Gardens by Terry Funeral Home.

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RUTTNER, Violet
AMBRIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA: Violet Eleanor Ruttner died June 3, 1990. She was born in Liverpool, England on May 18, 1928 to Lewis and Ellen Ashwin. She was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church for 35 years. She was the wife of John W. Ruttner; and the mother of John, Eleanor, Diane and Megan Ruttner. She had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Interment was at the Economy Cemetery under the direction of Paul E. Bohn Funeral Home.

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RYLKE, Walter
EBENSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter Rylke, 81, died November 10, 2004 at his residence. He was born April 21, 1923 in Johnstown to Frederick and Gertrude Hoffman Rylke. He formerly owned Ebensburg Lumber Supply, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended the Ebensburg First Presbyterian Church, and had served as a trustee there. He was on the Central Cambria School Board and the Ebensburg Borough Council, and was a member of the American Legion. He was a Mason. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, playing cards, reading, football, and bowling, for which he had won trophies. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Alberta Marie Crouse Rylke; two daughters, Barbara Fry of Pittsburgh, and Judith (Roger) Hughes of Fredericksburg, VA; 7 grandchildren; a sibling, Audrey Cervik of Florida; a great-grandson, and another great-grandson on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Geraldine; and a brother, Frederick. Interment was at Oak Cemetery in Daisytown by Askew-Houser Funeral Home.

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SADAUSKAS, Anna
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Sadasukas, 65, died December 22, 1956 at Bellevue Suburban General Hospital. She and her husband ran the Metropolitan Cafe. Survivors include her husband, Walter J. Sadauskas; a son, Andrew Sadauskas; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Ascension Church. Interment was at St. Casimir Cemetery under the direction of Wentz Funeral Home.

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SADDLER, Carey G., Sr.
MARCUS HOOK, PENNSYLVANIA: Carey G. Saddler, Sr. 77, died July 20, 1976 at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was born in Grasonville, MD. He retired from the Viscoe Division of Food Machinery Corp. with 46 years of service, and was a member of Marcus Hook Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Long Saddler; three sons, Carey G. Saddler, Jr., Raymond B. Saddler, and William Saddler; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth A. Keating and Mrs. Maurice Alan Dragoo; 15 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Lawn Croft Cemetery under the direction of Robert Moreland Funeral Home.

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SADJA, Nathan
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Natha Sadja, 58, died February 21, 1956. He owned Nat's Cafe in Northside. He was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation and the Masonic lodge, as well as belonging to a number of charitable organizations. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sadja; three sons, Jerome, Elliot and Norman; two sisters, Mrs. Ida Harris and Mrs. Sam Roth; two brothers, Harold and Marvin; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Burial was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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SADWICK, Donna
MEADVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Donna Sadwick, 51, died August 21, 2011 in a Pittsburgh hospital. She was born February 12, 1960 to Alba and Eva Lupien Hazen. She had been a notary public in New York and Pennsylvania. Survivors include a brother, William Hazen of New York; and her best friend, Amy Hurd of Meadville. She was predeceased by her parents. Arrangements were handled by Herman Funeral Home.

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SALITRYNSKI, Michael
ORWELL TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Michael Salitrynski, 86, died November 10, 2009 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. He was born April 23, 1923 in Shamokin, PA to the late John and Anna Halabura Salitrynski. He was a retired maintenance man and groundskeeper for the Abbington School District, and was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include two children, Kathy Robare of New Albany, and David Salitrynski of Rome, PA; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Duitch Salitrynski; his parents; a sister, Mary Ykurak; a brother, Peter Salitrynski; and a half-sister, Josephine Hoyt. Arrangements were handled by Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home.

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SALTSBURG, Sarah
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sarah R. Saltsburg, 41, died April 1, 1949 at her home. She was a member of Adath Jeshurun Congregation, and was past president of its Sisterhood. She was active with several charitable organizations and the B'nai Brith. She was survived by her husband, Abe Saltsburg; two sons, Edward M. and Louis P.; her mother, Mrs. Celia Wolk; and two brothers, Ben and Harry Wolk. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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SANDERS, Frank
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank F. Sanders, 73, died April 4, 1977 in Alabama. He was a retired associate director of business education for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. He had worked for the Pittsburgh Public Schools from 1935 to 1968, and also taught at South Hills, South High, Latimer and Perry high schools. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Business Education Association, The Tri-State Business Education Association, and the Pittsburgh Retired Teachers' Association. He was a trustee and session member of Eighth United Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Violet Sanders; a son, Charles F. of Seattle, WA; and two sisters, Frances Gaylor and Daisy Beardsley, both of Cayuga, IN. Interment was at Allegheny County Memorial Park under the direction of G.S. Simons Funeral Home.

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SANDS, Florence
HONESDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Florence Elizabeth Sands, 91, died February 24, 2007. She was born May 6, 1915 in Brooklyn, NY to Albert and Leteshia Allison Merz. She retired from Endo Products, and enjoyed crocheting and bowling. She was a member of the Daughters of America and the Methodist Church in Woodhaven, NY. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Giraud J. Sands; three nieces; and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Albert Merz; and two sisters, May Voss and Helen Merz. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hessling Funeral Home.

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SANTINI, Helen
NEWTOWN SQUARE, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen M. Santini, 92, died February 21, 2009 at Fair Acres Geriatric Center in Lima, PA. Family members include three daughters, Jo Ann Monroe of Newtown Square, Louise Urbano of Broomall, and Dolly Chandler of Springfield; 8 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Santini; and her parents, Rocco DeCarlo and Louise Cozzi. Services were held at St. Pius X Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Donohue Funeral Home.

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SANTUS, Stephen
CONWAY, PENNSYLVANIA: Stephen Santus, 60, died July 13, 1959. He was born in Yugoslavia. He owned a barbershop, and had lived in Conway since 1912. He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and Croatian Lodge #540. Survivors include two sisters, Catherine Santus and Ann Sochats. Services were held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Gross Funeral Home.

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SAPANARA, Emmett
CONNELLSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Emmett L. Sapanara, 91, died October 17, 2008. He was born August 31, 1917 in Connellsville to Domenic and Carmella Delligatti Sapanara. He owned Greitzer Market. He attended St. Rita Catholic Church, where he was a member of the St. Rita Choir, the Holy Name Society, the finance council, and the parish council. He was a member of the Italian Independent Club and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Potocsnak Sapanara; four daughters, Antionette Sapanara of Connellsville, Kathleen Puff (David) of Arrowsic, ME, Carolyn DeVan (Larry) of Walkersville, MD, and Judith A. Markovitz (Charles) of Rockville, MD; a sister, Margaret Keffer of Connellsville; a brother, Domenic Sapanara, Jr. of Connellsville; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Charles, William, and Joseph. Services were held at St. Rita Catholic Church. Burial with military honors was at St. Rita Cemetery under the direction of Kucera Funeral Home.

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SAPERSTEIN, Dr. Oscar
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Oscar M. Saperstein, 79, died January 28, 1986 at West Penn Hospital. He was born in Bridgeville. He held a degree in dentistry from the University of Missouri, and served as a captain in the Dental Corps during World War II. He was a member of Adath Jeshurun Congregation and B'nai B'rith. Survivors include his wife, Esther Saperstein; a daughter, Janet S. Slifkin of Pittsburgh; two brothers; and two grandsons. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

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SARWINSKI, Thaddeus
SHALER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Thaddeus Raymond "Ted" Sarwinski, 27, died January 21, 1951. He was a casualty of the Korean War. He was born August 31, 1924. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, and later served in the U.S. Army with Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He served with the occupation Army in Japan. He was a member of St. John Cantius Church. He was survived by his mother, Veronica Sarwinski; six sisters, Irene, Frances, Veronica Williamson, Ann Misiak, Jean Kowalski, and Ruth Rittmeyer; a brother, George M. Sarwinski; and a stepbrother, Al Sarwinski. Interment was at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

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SCARVACE, Charles
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles Scarvace, 73, died December 9, 1969. He was a fruit and produce dealer for over 40 years, and was a member of the Mount Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department for 31 years. He attended Our Lady of Grace Church, and was a member of the Holy Name Society and the Ushers' Club. He was also a member of St. Rosalia Lodge #71, ISDA, and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Azzarello Scarvace; two daughters, Annette Recupero and Marie Pascarella; three sons, Anthony, Joseph and Charles; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Our Lady of Grace Church. Burial was at North Side Catholic Cemetery under the direction of L. Beinhauer and Son Co. Mortuary.

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SCHAEFER, Sister Mary Bernadette
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sr. Mary Bernadette Schaefer died December 13, 1953 at the Perrysville Avenue convent. She was a nun with the Order of St. Benedict, professing her perpetual vows on April 5, 1915. She was a school teacher in Pittsburgh and Greensburg Catholic schools for 41 years. Survivors include two brothers, Philip and Martin Schaefer; two sisters, Mrs. Cyrilla Harpel and Mrs. Martha Rafferty; and the Benedictine Sisters. Services were held at the chapel of the Benedictine convent. Burial was in Reserve Township at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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SCHARIEST, Eileen
HAWLEY, PENNSYLVANIA: Eileen Schariest, 74, died February 2, 2007. She was born March 31, 1932 in Montclair, NJ to James Vincent Cleary and Margaret "Gretta" Madigan Cleary. She worked at the Hawley Bank, AETNA Insurance, and Kresge's Five and Dime. She was a member of Queen of Peace Parish and the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Hawley Fire Company. She enjoyed music and dancing. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Albert John Schariest; her children, Elizabeth Hooper (Richard), Albert Jr. (Barbara), James (Fili), and Daniel (Kathy), all of Hawley; a sister, Theresa Cleary of Hawley; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hessling Funeral Home.

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SCHIAVO, John
IRWIN, PENNSYLVANIA: John Schiavo, 41, died January 16, 1950 at Braddock Hospital. He was a manager at the Brunswick Hotel and a member of the Irwin Volunteer Fire Department and the Eagles. Survivors include his parents, Thomas Schiavo, Sr. and Lena Schiavo; seven sisters, Rose Henricks, Josphine Poljac, Marie Laskaris, Margaret Hutchinson, Pauline Cox, Toni Sullivan, and Christine Thomas; and three brothers, Barry Schiavo, Bobby G. Schiavo, and Thomas Schiavo, Jr. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in East McKeesport by Rodgers Funeral Home.

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SCHIFF, William
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: William Schiff, 62, died May 2, 1951. He was a partner of the Schiff Printing Company, and served on the board of directors of the Judea Life Insurance Company. He was a member of B'nai Israel Congregation and Typographical Union #7. He had been a Pittsburgh resident for over 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Jennie Schiff; two sisters, Minnie and Bella; two brothers, Alex and Herman; and a grandchild. Interment was at B'nai Israel Cemetery.

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SCHLANGER, Max
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Max Schlanger, 86, died July 12, 1949. He was a charter member of Poale Zedeck Congregation, and served on its Board of Directors. He had lived in Pittsburgh for over 50 years. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Milton Wiener, Mrs. Morris Cohen, Mrs. William Erbstein, Mrs. Louise Robbins, and Mrs. John Rothman; two sisters, Mrs. Katie Schwartz, and Mrs. Tillie Ritter; two brothers, Fred Schlanger and Harry Schlanger; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Poale Zedeck Cemetery.

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SCHMALZ, Anna
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna May Reiss Schmalz died May 13, 1996. She was the sister of Catherine Herman, Rev. John E. Reiss, Mary Zorn, Edward Reiss, Clare Donehue, Betty Klemmer, and Julia Mayer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Schmalz; and a sister, Margaret Reiss. Services were held at Ascension Church. Arrangements were handled by Conroy Funeral Home.

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SCHNABLE, Amanda
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Amanda Schnable, 43, died April 17, 1929 at the Reading Hospital. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She was the wife of Oliver R. Schnable. Other family members include a son, Leroy; a daughter, Lillian Mae; and seven siblings, Elmer, Samuel and Nicholas Weiler, Mayme (Raymond) Hummel, Ellen (Walter) Haldeman, Sallie (George) Kochel, and Cora (Raymond) Jackson. Arrangements were handled by Lutz and Son Funeral Directors.

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SCHNEPP, Anne
CLIFTON HEIGHTS, PENNSYLVANIA: Anne Marie Schnepp, 94, died July 19, 2010 at Sterling Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Media. She was born August 30, 1915 in Delaware County, PA to Raymond and Julia Schnepp. She formerly worked as a cashier. She was a member of St. Eugene's Church in Primos, and was also active with Sacred Heart in Clifton Heights. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Blessington, Julia Traband, Raymond Schnepp, Margaret Matsinger and Charles Schnepp. Services were held at St. Eugene Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Williams Lombardo Funeral Home.

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SCHOENEWEIS, John
DORMONT, PENNSYLVANIA: John Schoeneweis died September 26, 1939. He was born in Germany, and came to the U.S. in 1893. He operated a meat business, and was a member of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was survived by his wife, Martha Willome Schoeneweis; nine children, Mrs. Mildred Rohm, Mrs. Irene Jung, Mrs. Marie Waldschmidt, and Edna, Harold, Walter, John, Elmer, and Robert Schoeneweis; two brothers, Adam and Frederick; three sisters, Mrs. Elisa Albrecht, Christiana Schoeneweis, and Mrs. Elizabeth Steinmetz; and 10 grandchildren. Burial was at Mount Royal Cemetery under the direction of Schellhaas and Son Funeral Home.

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SCHOLZ, Father Anthony
GLENSHAW, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Anthony P. Scholz, 63, died May 21, 1949. He was born in 1886 to Anton and Mary Scholz. He attended St. Fidelis College and St. Vincent Seminary, where he was ordained to the priesthood in 1911. He was stationed at St. Joseph Protectory, and later became assistant pastor at St. Joseph's Church. He served as pastor at St. Margaret's Church in Mahoningtown, and also at St. Mary's Church in Glenshaw. Survivors include two sisters, Anna Welte and Christina Ortmann; and two brothers, Joseph Scholz, Sr. and William Scholz. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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SCHONOUR, Carrie
SINKING SPRING, PENNSYLVANIA: Carrie Schonour, 54, died March 26, 1942. She was the wife of John E. Schonour. Services were held at St. John's Lutheran Church. Interment was at Pleasant View Cemetery.

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SCHRAM, Stanley
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Stanley F. Schram, 77, died September 22, 1971 at Montefiore Hospital. He was a retired iron worker and a member of Iron Workers Local #3. He was Past Commander of VFW Post #201, and a member of St. Paul's Cathedral Ushers' Club. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Florence S. Lee and Mrs. Beatrice Reptger, both of Pittsburgh; a sister, Mrs. Stella Malitz; four brothers, Lawrence, Raymond, Floyd and Frank; and a grandchild. Services were held at St. Paul's Cathedral. Burial was at St. Stanislaus Cemetery under the direction of John A. Freyvogel Sons, Inc.

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SCHRECK, Mary
EPHRATA, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Zartman Schreck, 87, died April 18, 2008 at Ephrata Manor. She was born November 13, 1920 in Lancaster County to the late Israel and Annie Steely Zartman. She worked at Landis Valley Motor Inn for 30 years, and had also worked at Doneckers Restaurant for 12 years. She attended Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Altar Guild. Survivors include her husband, Merle D. Peachey; a son, John C. (Donna Youndt) Schreck of Ephrata; a daughter, Mary J. White of Ephrata; three sisters, Mildred Mummert, Mae Wingenroth, and Irene Keenen, all of Lititz; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, John N. Schreck; a daughter, Faye Houck; a brother, Charles Zartman; and a sister, Pauline Gerhart. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Gravenor Home for Funerals.

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SCHREY, Elizabeth
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Schrey, 28, died January 8, 1915 at Samaritan Hospital. She was born July 16, 1886 in Philadelphia to German immigrants Joseph and Mary Haiges. She was married. Burial was at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

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SCHROEDER, Albert
BEAVER FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Schroeder, 21, died July 28, 1911. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schroeder. Burial was at Grandview Cemetery in Beaver Falls under the direction of McConnell and Campbell Undertakers.

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SCHWARTZ, Joseph
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph Schwartz died November 19, 1958 in Phoenix. He was a longtime wholesale produce dealer in the Pittsburgh area. He was a member of Torah Chaim Congregation and its men's club. Following retirement, he moved to Phoenix, and resided there for 9 years before his passing. He was survived by his wife, Bessie Schwartz; two daughters, Diane Schwartz and Beatrice (George) Foreman; two sons, Seymore and Lawrence; his mother, Mollie Feinblatt; four sisters, Mrs. Nathan Malt, Mrs. Saul Winick, Mrs. Morris Marks, and Mrs. Maurice Lindner; three brothers, Sidney, Philip, and Jack Schwartz; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Torah Chaim Cemetery.

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SCHWEERS, Eleanor
WEXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA: Eleanor E. McKenna Schweers, 88, died June 7, 1987 at the Vincentian Home in McCandless. She formerly taught at St. Benedict Academy. She was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, and was an officer of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Davis of Wexford, and Sister M. Georgina Schweers of Ross; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Alexis Church. Burial was at North Side Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Devlin Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Fannie
WILKINSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Fannie M. Scott, 87, died May 1, 1951 at the Home for Aged Protestant Women. She was born in Cadiz, OH to Rev. Alexander and Zorada Scott. She attended Mifflin Avenue Methodist Church, and was a member of the Ridgeview Park Association. She was unmarried. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Steubenville, OH.

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SCRITCHFIELD, Ada
HYNDMAN, PENNSYLVANIA: Ada M. Scritchfield, 87, died June 18, 2006 at Windber Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1919 in Green Ridge, MD to Henry A. and Bessie Mae Iames Wright. She had worked for Celanese Corporation, and was a member of the Bible Gospel Church. Survivors include a son, Ronald H. Scritchfield (Cherlene) of Hyndman; three brothers, Clarence Wright of Naugatuck, CT, and Eugene Wright and Robert Wright (Betty), all of Carpendale, WV; two sisters, Shirley Hink (Andrew) and Arlene Wright, all of Fort Ashby, WV; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, James H. Scritchfield; a daughter, Judith A. Hartung; her parents; two brothers, Oscar Wright and Howard Long; and two sisters, Minnie Mason and Emma Hook. Interment was at Cooks Mills Cemetery by Zeigler Funeral Home.

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SEAMAN, Sadie
READING, PENNSYLVANIA: Sadie S. Wagner Seaman, 88, died April 27, 1976 at the Hassler Home in Cumru Township. She was born in Berks County to William and Sarah Rubright Wagner. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Survivors include a daughter, Marie Folmer; two sons, Leon W. and Harold S. Seaman; a sister, Maime Wertz; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Seaman. Interment was at Laureldale Cemetery under the direction of Auman Funeral Home.

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SEASOCK, Mary
FRACKVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Lefcheck Seasock, 94, died May 22, 2009. She was born May 25, 1914 to the late John and Anna Kotys Lefcheck. She worked as a seamstress at Martin's Dress Factory from 1941 until 1976, and attended St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church. She is survived by two daughters, Jacqueline Lockett of Southampton, and Joyce Reba of Frackville; a son, Russell Seasock of Frackville; a sister, Helen Torre; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; two sons, John, Jr. and John III; two sisters, Anna Zelonis and Irene Wilson; and a brother, Michael Lefcheck. Services were held at St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church. Interment was at the parish cemetery by Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home.

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SEDAR, Wassyl
FRACKVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Wassyl Sedar died July 11, 2010 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was born in Frackville to the late Michael and Eva Machita Sedar. He retired from Mark Manufacturing, and formerly worked at Pottsville Mills. He was a member of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Haluska of Pottsville, a sister, Ann Sedar of Frackville; four brothers, Paul Sedar of Pottsville, John Sedar of Frackville, Michael Sedar of Tamaqua, and Adam Sedar of Ashland (d. September 25, 2010); 3 granddaughters; a great-grandson; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet V. Flickinger Sedar; a son, Leonard J.; and four sisters, Kay Sedar, Mary Frudge, Eva Kobilnyk, and Helen Palmer. Services were held at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church. Interment was at the parish cemetery under the direction of Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home.

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SEDEROVICH, Eva
EXPORT, PENNSYLVANIA: Eva Sederovich, 68, died January 23, 1963 at her residence. She was born in Russia on October 15, 1894. She had been an Export resident for 50 years. Survivors include her husband, Alex; four children, Nick, Mary (Joseph) Rossa, Elsie (James) Lash, and Anna Mulkerin; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Grandview Cemetery by A. Barrett Earnest and Son Funeral Home.

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SEIGWORTH, Lois
VENUS, PENNSYLVANIA: Lois L. Seigworth, 98, died October 13, 2010 at her residence. She was born January 2, 1912 in Oklahoma City, OK to James and Pearl Renrick Amsler. She was a longtime resident of Venus. Her husband was co-owner of Venus Motor Co. and Oil City Motor Co. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Venus. She was living in Oil City at the time of her passing, and enjoyed the company of her dog, Rosie. Survivors include two daughters, Maxine Wagner (Wade) of Oil City, and Betty Eisenman (Leon) of President; a half-sister, Lucille Stauffer; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor C. Seigworth; her parents; two brothers, William and Milton; three sisters, Fay, Mildred and Levina; and a half-sister, Yvonne. Services were held at Faith Lutheran Church. Interment was at the Venus Cemetery under the direction of Faller Funeral Home.

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SEIVARD, Howard
BIRDSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Howard M. Seivard, 67, died July 12, 1972. He was born in Elverson to Edgar and Ida Witman Seivard. He retired from the Birdsboro Corp. He was a member of the Friendship of Birdsboro and the Monarch of Monocacy fire companies. Survivors include his wife, Rachel Weaver Seivard; two sons, Edward H. of Birdsboro, and David L. of Reading; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Joseph) Cusimano and Sarah (Donald, Sr.) Frey, all of Birdsboro; and 16 grandchildren. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Park with arrangements by Shalkop Funeral Home.

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SELEKMAN, Sonia
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Sonia G. Selekman, 78, died September 4, 1983. She was retired, and had been an optometrist for 40 years. During World War II, she worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She was a member of Torath Chaim Congregation, Hadassah, and B'nai Brith. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Selekman. Burial was at Torath Chaim Cemetery under the direction of Ralph Schugar Funeral Home.

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SEMENCAR, Rose
VERONA, PENNSYLVANIA: Rose A. Semencar died October 10, 1993. She was married to John Semencar for 58 years, and was the mother of John C. Semencar and Nancy S. Holfelder. She had 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Arrangements were handled by Burket-Truby Funeral Home.

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SEXAUER, Gustav A., Jr.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Gustav A. Sexauer, Jr. 82, died January 28, 1950 at his residence. He was born February 23, 1872. He was retired, and had worked in both the dairy and insurance industries. He attended Highland Presbyterian Church. He was a Mason and Shriner, and was a member of the Masonic Veterans' Association. Survivors include a daughter, Katharine S. Orr of Pittsburgh; a brother, E.O. Sexauer; and a sister, Mrs. A.M. Thueroff. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louisa Heimlinger Sexauer. Interment was at Zimmerman Cemetery by Ferguson-Wood Funeral Home. Note: One record gives his wife's maiden name as Hemlinger.

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SEYLER, Melvin
TITUSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Melvin Seyler, 67, died April 23, 1986 at Franklin Regional Medical Center. He was born December 18, 1918 in Oil City to Eugene H. and Bella Swartz Seyler. He formerly worked as an oil pumper. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Stevenson Seyler; a son, Melvin L. Seyler; a brother, Lawrence Seyler of Cranberry; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Thomas Seyler; and four sisters, Ruth Cooney, Madeline Bell, Florence Seyler, and Evelyn Seyler. Burial was at Jamison Corners Cemetery by Hutchinson Funeral Home.

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SEYLER, Melvin L.
CLARION, PENNSYLVANIA: Melvin L. Seyler, 72, died March 18, 2012 at Clarion Care Center. He was born October 18, 1939 to Melvin and Mildred Stevenson Seyler. He was a truck driver for over 50 years, and was a Protestant. He married Anna DeLoe on August 8, 1987. Survivors include seven children and their spouses, Michael DeLoe (Amanda) of Knox, Valerie Averies (Rick) of Conneaut Lake, Debra Hassen (Duane) of Cleveland, OH, Robert Seyler (Bernadette) of Westfield, NY, Theresa Yute (Terry) of Louisiana, and John Deloe and Melvin Seyler (Diana), all of Shippenville; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; his in-laws; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Richland Brick Church Cemetery near Emlenton under the direction of Hile Funeral Home.

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SHANABROUGH, Angeline
DORMONT, PENNSYLVANIA: Angeline Shanabrough, 75, died October 20, 1940 in Dormont. She was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Emma Dinsmore; a son, Henry T. Shanabrough; three brothers, W.F., George, and Harry F. Smith; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Richland Cemetery under the direction of Beinhauer Funeral Home.

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SHANER, Jeremiah
ADAMS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: Jeremial Shaner, 17, died October 5, 1860. He was born April 25, 1843 to Jacob and Elizabeth Bushman Shaner. Interment was at the Mennonite Cemetery.

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SHARAK, Paul
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Paul Sharak, 65, died January 21, 1939 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was survived by his wife, Katarina Sharak; two sons, John and Michael; three daughters, Anna Burns, Catherine Bishop, and Mary Olaksak; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at Second St. John the Baptist Greek Catholic Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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SHARMAN, Rudolph
CANONSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Rudolph G. Sharman, 80, died August 16, 1975 at Canonsburg General Hospital. He was born in Vienna, Austria on March 23, 1895 to Ignatz and Nellie Tauber Sharman. He was an attorney in Vienna, and came to the U.S. in 1940. He was manager of the South Side and Canonsburg Singer stores, and also worked for Prudential Insurance. He attended Chartiers Hill Presbyterian Church, where he had served as an elder and Sunday School teacher. He was survived by a brother, Dr. Michael H. Sharman of Canonsburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Peter. Interment was at Oak Spring Cemetery under the direction of Speakman Funeral Home.

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SHAUGHNESSY, Catherine
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Catherine Burns Shaughnessy died January 25, 1953. She was the wife of Thomas J. Shaughnessy; and the mother of Martin T. Shaughnessy. She had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Catherine's Church. Arrangements were handled by William Slater and Sons Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her maiden name as Byrne. Interment may be at Calvary Cemetery.

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SHAYNIAK, Anna
BENTLEYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Shayniak, 68, died July 1, 1952 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born in Poland. She was a Bentleyville resident for 40 years. She was survived by her husband, Paul Shayniak; four children, Helen Ross, Anne Damich, and Pete and John Shayniak; and 11 grandchildren. Interment was at Bealsville Cemetery under the direction of Jones and Thompson Funeral Home. Note: One record gives the date of death as July 2.

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SHEMANSKY, Bruno G., Jr.
DAISYTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Bruno G. Shemansky, Jr., 72, died May 14, 2007. He was born November 19, 1934 to the late Bruno Shemansky, Sr. and Anna Malinsky Shemansky. He retired from U.S. Steel, Irwin Works as a locomotive crane operator, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Saint Mary's Catholic Church, and enjoyed gardening and hunting. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America. He is survived by two daughters, Susan M. Pro of Coal Center, and Eleanor A. Sims of Edgewater, FL; two sons, Michael A. Shemansky of Daisytown, and Bruno C. Shemansky of Brownsville; a brother, George Shemanski of Daisytown; three sisters, Beverly Wright of Daisytown, Shirley McKnight of Brook Park, OH, and Dolores Kudlac of Richeyville; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara M. "Sally" Shemansky; a sister, Katherine Slavik; a brother, Martin Shemanski; and his parents. Services were held at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Monongahela with arrangements by John B. Greenlee Funeral Home.

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SHEPERIS, Lula
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Lula Sheperis, 75, died December 14, 2012 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center in Plains Township. She was a former resident of Wilkes-Barre, and had been living in Plains Township since 2002. There are no known surviving family members. Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery under the direction of Yeosock Funeral Home.

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SHEROCKMAN, Wanda
IMPERIAL, PENNSYLVANIA: Wanda Fay Sherockman, 38, died April 3, 1967 at Sewickley Valley Hospital. She was born June 4, 1928 in Valdese, NC. She had lived in Imperial for 9 years. Survivors include her husband, George Sherockman; three daughters, Anna Marie, Jody and Terry; a son, George Andrew; her mother, Helen Freeze; and a brother, Farrell Garrison. Interment was at Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Lee Funeral Home.

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SHIELDS, Wayne
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Wayne Francis Shields, age 5 months, died in May of 1946 at the Warner Hospital. He was survived by his parents, Wayne K. and Rita C. Murren Shields; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Murren of McSherrysburg; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Shields of Gettysburg. Services were held at the Church of the Annunciation in McSherrystown. Burial was at the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery.

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SHIVE, Mary
MEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary T. Wynne Shive, 92, died June 23, 2007 at her residence. She was born July 9, 1914 in Philadelphia. She was a graduate of Immaculate College in Philadelphia, and was a retired narcotics inspector. She was a member of St. John Chrysostom Church and Our Lady of the Snows. She enjoyed animals, crocheting, cooking, word search puzzles, and the Mummers Parade. She is survived by three daughters, Bernadette M. Carroll of Media, Ellie Jamison of Cochranville, and Theresa Ervin of Pedfircktown, NJ; a son, John "Sonny" Russell of Lansdowne; her siblings, 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. John Chrysostom Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery by Minshall-Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home.

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SHORT, Thomas
KILBUCK TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Thomas Short, 91, died February 12, 1958 at his residence. He was the retired owner of a produce firm. Survivors include two sons, William and Ben Short, both of Kilbuck Township; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Englert of West View; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Union Dale Cemetery under the direction of Brandt Funeral Home.

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SHORTHOUSE, Elizabeth
IRWIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Shorthouse, 77, died March 26, 1949. She was born in England in 1872. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Irwin. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Wilbur Painter, Mrs. Jeff Eyler, and Mrs. Lloyd Cole; a son, Robert Shorthouse; a sister, Mrs. Robert Keeler; three brothers, John Spencer, William Spencer, and Harry Spencer; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Irwin under the direction of Rodgers Funeral Home.

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SHREINER, Anna
LITITZ, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna A. Shreiner, 84, died April 4, 2003. She was born in 1919 in East Earl Township to Joseph M. and Frances E. Sauder Good. She worked at a bake stand at Central Market, and formerly worked at the Bird In Hand Gift Shop. She was a former Strasburg resident. She was a member of Strasburg Mennonite Church. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Kenneth Lapp of Intercourse, and Gerry and Thomas D. Grassel of Conestoga; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert L. Shreiner of Lancaster, and Randall S. and Linda Rutt Shreiner of Nottingham; a brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Doris Good of Lititz; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer M. Shreiner; and three brothers, Raymond Good, Harry Good, and Vernon Good. Services were held at Strasburg Mennonite Church. Interment was at Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Gundel Funeral Home.

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SICHELSTIEL, Alfred
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Alfred J. Sichelstiel, 69, died December 3, 1955 at his residence. He was a graduate of Shadyside Academy and Princeton University. He was a retired secretary-treasurer of W.J. Gilmore Drug Co. with 41 years of service. He was a member of the Third Presbyterian Church, the Kiwanis Club, and the Pittsburgh Athletic Association. Survivors include his wife, Lucy Michel Sichelstiel; a son, George F. Sichelstiel; two brothers, Louis H. and Bertram Sichelstiel; and 2 grandchildren. Burial was at Homewood Cemetery with arrangements by H. Samson's.

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SICKELS, Mary
DUQUESNE, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Ellen Grant Sickels died March 8, 1944. She was born in Suterville, PA to Albert S. and Eliza Grant. She attended the Duquesne Methodist Church, and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the W.B.A. Society. Survivors include a son, Bert; a daughter, Mrs. James Weldon; two brothers, Charles A. Grant and I. Franklin Grant; two sisters, McClelland Baldwon and Annie Sickels; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ellsworth Sickels. Interment was at the Monongahela City Cemetery.

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SIEGRIST, Andrew
MANHEIM, PENNSYLVANIA: Andrew H. Siegrist, 91, died March 29, 2007 at Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community in Manheim. He was born September 2, 1915 in Manor Township to the late Maurice and Agnes Habecker Siegrist. He was a farmer, and also worked at a warehouse. He was a member of the Old Order River Brethren Church. Survivors include two daughters, Edna E. (Donald) Kliewer and Kathryn M. (John S.) Forry, all of Lancaster; two sons, Andrew K. Siegrist and Philip G. (Linda) Siegrist, all of Manheim; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith M. Weidman Siegrist. Services were held at the Sonlight River Brethren School. Interment was at Salunga Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Sheetz Funeral Home.

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SILVERMAN, Ada
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Ada E. Silverman, 62, died December 19, 1980. She was born in 1918 in Bangor, ME to Louis and Julia Saltzman. She was a graduate of the University of Maine. She is survived by her husband, Harry Silverman; a daughter, Pamela Meyerson of Phildelphia; a son, Dr. James M. Silverman of Kansas City, KS; her mother, of Orono, ME; three brothers, Robert Saltzman, William Saltzman, and Elmer Saltzman; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Goldstein Funeral Home.

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SIMBACK, Theresa
SPRINGDALE, PENNSYLVANIA: Theresa B. Simback, 79, died October 17, 2004. She was born February 28, 1925 to the late Michael and Mary Berecin Simback. She was a congregant of St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by two sisters, Rose (Clyde) Alexander, and Margaret Cajka, both of Springdale; and a nephew, David Cajka of Naples, FL. Burial was at Deer Creek Cemetery under the direction of Charles B. Jarvie Funeral Home.

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SIMONETTI, Anna
HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna D. Veneziale Simonetti, 86, died March 5, 2008 at the Penn State Rehabilitation Center in Harrisburg. She was born August 22, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY to Angelo and Maria Farella Veneziale. She had formerly worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during World War II, and was a former Altoona resident. She and her husband helped organize the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society in Altoona. She had lived in Hershey since 2001, and was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church and the Mohler Senior Center. She enjoyed sewing and cooking. She is survived by a daughter, Anne D. Simonetti of Donaldsville, MD; a son, Geno J. Simonetti, Jr. of Palmyra; 4 grandsons; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Geno J. Simonetti, Sr. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery under the direction of Trefz and Bowser Funeral Home.

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SINIAKIN, Samuel
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Samuel Siniakin, 60, died October 29, 1952 at Southside Hospital. He was a member of Adath Jeshurun Congregation, and had lived in Pittsburgh for 30 years. He was survived by three sons, Manuel, Benjamin and Abe Siniakin; three daughters, Shirley Siniakin, Sara Kotarsky, and Mary Hoyer; and a sister, Ida Eisen. He was the brother of Dave Siniakin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Siniakin. Services were held at the Ralph Schugar Chapel. Interment was at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

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SINN, Albert
GIRARD, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert L. Sinn, 69, died October 13, 1982 at Brown Memorial Hospital in Conneaut, OH. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA. He was a retired mechanic for Maxson Buick, and was a member of the Albion Vets Club. He enjoyed working on small machinery. He is survived by his wife, Alice Louise Turner Sinn; a daughter, Bette Doolittle of East Springfield; a son, Albert W. of Perry, OH; two sisters, Rose Cayton and Loretta Reuter, both of Pittsburgh; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Robert A. Jaworowicz Funeral Home.

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SIRAGUSA, Rose
MUNHALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Rose Siragusa, 89, died May 17, 1991 at Forbes Hospice in East End. She attended St. Therese Catholic Church, and was a member of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America, the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, and the Sons of Columbus. Survivors include two daughters, Elvira Misiti and Bessie Tenner; two sons, Vincent and Robert C.; a brother, Sam Piazza; a sister, Phylis Balistiere; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Therese Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Green Funeral Home.

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SIRIANNI Mary
MOUNT WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Menniti Sirianni, 86, died December 9, 2010. She was born in Falerna, Italy to Salvatore and Thomasina Menniti. She was a former resident of Sewickley and Bellevue. She was the wife of 64 years of Vincent Sirianni; and the mother of Rosemary Sirianni, Louis (Victoria) Sirianni, and Catherine (Robert) Sirianni Rees. She had 3 grandchildren, and was also survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Peter and Frank Menniti. Entombment was at Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum under the direction of Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

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SKARJA, Anna
HERMINIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna Skarja died March 22, 1949 at Braddock General Hospital. She was born June 29, 1878 in Slovenia. She had lived in Herminie for 42 years, and was a member of SNPJ Lodge #200 and the Herminie Dramatic Club. Survivors include her husband, John Skarja; four children, Frank, John, Jr., Mrs. John Sethman, and Mrs. Edward Oberleitner; two brothers, Frank Konirlja and Joseph Konirlja; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Edward's Catholic Church. Burial was at Westmoreland County Memorial Park.

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SKOOFALOS, Pete
ECONOMY, PENNSYLVANIA: Pete Skoofalos, 79, died February 13, 1982 at his home. He was born in Greece on April 8, 1902 to the late James and Maroula Skoofalos. He was a retired painter, and had lived in Economy for the past decade. He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Ambridge. He is survived by two daughters, Mary (James) Kingas, and Katherine (John) Gliptis, both of Ambridge; two sons, Louis of Harmony Township, and James, with whom he had been living; two sisters; three brothers; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen Skoofalos; and a son, Pete. Interment was at the Economy Cemetery by McCabe Funeral Home.

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SKOROS, Frank
WEST MIFFLIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Frank Walter Skoros, 64, died January 4, 1984 at Jefferson Center Hospital. He was a truck driver for Hahn Furniture Co. with 18 years of service, and was a member of Teamsters Local #249. He was also a member of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America. Survivors include his wife, Natalie Skoros; a daughter, Mary E. Crawford of Munhall; a son, Frank J. of Butler; his father, George Skoros of Lawrenceville; two sisters, Wanda Serkoch of McKees Rocks and Jane Powell of Carnegie; two brothers, Stanley and Joseph, both of Lawrenceville; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Spirit Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Slater Funeral Home.

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SLANAKER, Alonzo
KENDALL, PENNSYLVANIA: Alonzo Slanaker, 85, died February 21, 1956 at Fox's Nursing Home in Chester, WV. He was born in Illinois. He was a retired saw mill operator and farmer. He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Newell, WV. Survivors include two sons, Clarke and William Slanaker; three daughters, Mrs. Howard Griffith, Mrs. L.B. McDevitt, and Mrs. Donald Thomas; 19 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery in Beaver County.

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SLEEP, Mary
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Elizabeth Sleep died June 16, 1960 in Birmingham, AL. Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Mary Farrell; and a nephew, John E. Tollett. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Sleep; a son, Thomas Sleep, Jr.; and a sister, Victoria Penhale. Interment was at McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery under the direction of Forsaith Funeral Home.

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SLEISENGER, Albert
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Albert Sleisenger, 91, died September 5, 1983. He was a resident of the Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged in Squirrel Hill. He had owned several movie theaters, and was a pioneer movie exhibitor. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I, and served in the 41st Division. Survivors include a son, Dr. Marvin H. of San Francisco; a brother, Saul of Wheeling, WV; and a grandson. Interment was at New Light Cemetery in Shaler.

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SLEMENDA, Charles
RESERVE TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles F. Slemenda died September 26, 1979. He was the husband of Johanna Slemenda; the father of Charlene Wenger and Charles J.; and the brother of John H., Milo A., and Norman. He had 5 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by H.J. Schellhaas Funeral Home.

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SLEMENDA, Norman J., Sr.
CONNEAUT LAKE, PENNSYLVANIA: Norman J. Slemenda Sr., 85, died March 20, 2006 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie. He was born October 7, 1920 in Pittsburgh to Charles and Mary Sevcik Slemenda. He was a graduate of Conley Trade School in Pittsburgh and Davidson College. He was a self-employed commercial artist, later becoming art director at MARC and Co. Advertising Agency of Pittsburgh. Following retirement to his Farm House Studio at Sandy Lake, he did freelance work until his passing. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army 80th Infantry Division and transferring to the Army Air Force as a B-17 bomber pilot. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Murslack Slemenda; a son, Norman J. Slemenda, Jr. (Mary Catherine) of Cranberry Township; a daughter, Vicki Nichols (Virgil) of Spartansburg; a brother, John H. Slemenda (Rose) of Sandy Lake; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Milo M. Slemenda; two brothers, Milo A. Slemenda and Charles Slemenda; and a daughter-in-law, Nona Slemenda. Arrangements were handled by Scott A. Black Funeral Home.

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SLEZAK, Dorothy
NEW ALEXANDRIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Dorothy Moyer Slezak, 83, died May 5, 2005. She was born December 10, 1921 in Greensburg to Joseph and Margaretta McMillen Moyer. She and her husband owned Lone Maple Farms, and also operated the Lone Maple Hatchery. She attended St. James Catholic Church, and was a member of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and the Community Grange of New Alexandria. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Frederick; six children, David (Brenda), Joanne Snyder, and Fred (Peggy), all of New Alexandria, Linda Rudy (Jed) of Indiana, and Rita Firestone (Richard) and Donna Angell (Jim), all of Greensburg; a sister, Charlotte Bortz (Clifford) of Saltsburg; a sister-in-law, Virginia Moyer of Greensburg; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, J. Donald and William; and two grandchildren, Carey Slezak and Adrienne Angell. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at Union Cemetery with arrangements by Newhouse Funeral Home.

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SLIFKO, Leonard
MORANN, PENNSYLVANIA: Leonard J. Slifko, 74, died July 3, 2008 at the Clearfield Hospital. He was born January 16, 1934 in Morann to Michael Slifko, Sr. and Wanda Gmerek Slifko. He was a retired heavy equipment operator at several area strip mines. He attended Christ The King Catholic Church in Houtzdale, and was an usher. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Giza Slifko; three children, Tim Slifko of Morann, Terry Slifko (Jessica) of Ginter, and Cindy Slifko-Moore (Mike) of DuBois; a brother, Martin Slifko (Carolyn); a sister, Madeline Pallo (George); his mother-in-law, Pauline L. Murawski; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Eva; and a brother, Michael Slifko, Jr. Services were held at Christ The King Catholic Church. Interment was at Immaculate Conception Cemetery under the direction of Kruise Funeral Home.

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SLOTTJE, Titus
EMPORIUM, PENNSYLVANIA: Titus M. Slottje, 95, died September 22, 2009 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys, PA. He was born September 22, 1914 in Coraopolis, PA to the late William and Jane Nydam Slottje. He is survived by two daughters, Jane Jackson (Paul) of Dallas, TX, and Mary K. Pulju (Dale) of Pahrump, NV; five sons, David T. Slottje (Maureen) of San Diego, CA, Dale O. Slottje (Alice) of Austin, Charles W. Slottje (friend Marsha Kinsela) of Nampha, ID, and Peter A. Slottje (Shelley) and Jan Joseph Slottje (friend Heidi), all of Emporium; a sister, Martha Close of Roanoke, VA; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Geer Slottje; a daughter, Cynthia Armanini; his parents; a sister, Jane McNeish; three brothers, Albert, Charles, and Joseph Slottje; and two grandchildren, Timmy Slottje and Geske Slottje. Burial was at the Portage Township Cemetery with arrangements by Barnett Funeral Home.

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SLOVINA, Mary
MONROEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Mary Slamina Slovina, 90, died November 6, 1975 at the McKeesport Hospital. She was born in Austria on January 28, 1885. She was a former Wilmerding resident. Survivors include three daughters, Catherine Goga, Anna Maljam, and Olga Bole; two sons, Walter and John; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Wilmerding. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery in North Versailles under the direction of Alfieri Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Anna
MEDIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Anna L. Gray Smith, 88, died July 31, 2007 at Riddle Village. She was born August 22, 1918 in Philadelphia to Thomas and Katherine Rayder Gray. She worked at the Springfield Strawbridge and Clothier for 28 years, and was a former member of the Springfield AARP. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, cooking and crafts. Survivors include her husband, Joseph E. Smith; a son, James Smith of Orinda, CA; a daughter-in-law, Charlotte Smith of Orinda, CA; and two sisters, Dorothy Gray of Media and Helen Doyle of Exton. She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Bruce Smith; her parents; a brother, Thomas Gray; and two sisters, Katherine Gray and Ruth Lybrand. Services were held at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon by Cavanagh-Patterson Family Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Father David
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. David L. Smith, 79, CSSP, died July 21, 2011. He was born October 24, 1931 in Berwinsdale, PA. He made a profession of vows in 1953, and was ordained to the priesthood on July 20, 1958 at St. Michael Church in Fribourg, Switzerland. He was a psychology professor at Duquesne University. He was pastor of St. Ann Parish in Millvale, PA, and was appointed superior of the Trinity Hall community. He received three appointments as provincial bursar, and was named superior of the Spiritan community in Florida in 2004. In 2006, he retired to Trinity Hall in Pittsburgh. Survivors include two nieces, Alice Wilson of Santa Cruz, CA, and Roseanna Ward of Oakland, CA. Services were held at the Duquesne University Chapel. Arrangements were handled by Worrell Funeral Home.

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SMITH, George R.
McDONALD, PENNSYLVANIA: George R. Smith died May 30, 1944. He was killed in action in Germany while serving as a gunner with the 8th Air Force. Before entering the military, had had worked at Crucible Steel. He was survived by his wife, Marian Smith Maley; his mother, Rebecca Smith; a sister, Martha Pitner; and two brothers, Jack and Regis. A funeral Mass was held at St. Alphonsus Church in July of 1949. Interment with military honors was at Robinson Run Cemetery under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Dr. Robert L.
McMURRAY, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Robert L. Smith died March 13, 1970. He was a dentist for 30 years, and following retirement, served with Western State School and Hospital in Canonsburg. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry, and a member of the American Dental Association. He was a Mason, and attended the United Presbyterian Church of Houston. Survivors include his wife, Ester Mae Smith; a son, Robert L. Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Paul Enoch; two brothers, Eugene A. Smith and Dr. Francis C. Smith; and a sister, Elizabeth Staley. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Robert E. Wilson Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Samuel
CRESCO, PENNSYLVANIA: Samuel F. Smith, 94, died October 22, 2009 at Golden Living Center in East Stroudsburg. He was born July 13, 1915 in Barrett Township to the late Charles William and Louisa Englert Smith. He retired from Union #1174 in Allentown with 25 years of service. He was a member of the New Apostolic Church in Allentown. He is survived by a son, Harvey S. Smith (Karlene) of East Stroudsburg; a stepdaughter, Georgetta Annie Bridge of Swiftwater; a brother, Floyd E. Smith of Coronado, CA; a grandson; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 5 step great-grandchildren; 2 step great-great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Annie B. Lanski Smith. Burial was at St. Paul's Cemetery in Swiftwater under the direction of William H. Clark Funeral Home.

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SNEERINGER, Annie
HANOVER, PENNSYLVANIA: Annie A. Sneeringer, 76, died April 18, 1949 at her residence. She was the daughter of James and Agnes Klunk Devine. She was a member of the National Council of Catholic Women, the Daughters of Isabella, the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality, the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, and the Conewago Fire Company Ladies' Auxiliary. She was survived by six children, Robert J. Sneeringer, Richard E. Sneeringer, Josephine Brenner, Gertrude Chianchiano, Reba Rineman, and Kathryn Lawrence; a sister, Sally Kahler; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert T. Sneeringer. Services were held at Conewago Chapel. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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SODERQUIST, Richard
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Richard A. Soderquist, 60, died September 23, 1960 at the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital. He was born June 1, 1900 in Wellsboro to Fred and Mary Peterson Soderquist. He worked as a custodian for the Tioga County Commissioner's office for 20 years. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Soderquist; two daughters, Mrs. George Reidy, Jr. of Greenville, SC, and Mrs. Charles Sheets of Odessa, NY; a foster daughter, Connie Lou Horton of Wellsboro; five sisters, Esther Soderquist, Ellen Anderson, Christine Thornton, Mabel Etner, and Mrs. Victor Anderson; five brothers, Alex, Arthur, Albert, Eric and John; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at the Wellsboro Cemetery.

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SOKOLOVICH, Joseph
BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: Joseph M. Sokolovich, 16, died August 6, 1972. He drowned in the Schuylkill River. He was born in Bangor, ME to Milan Sokolovich, Jr. and Priscilla Perkins Sokolovich. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Milana; two brothers, Mark and Leonard; his maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Gladys George Perkins; and his paternal grandparents, Milan Sokolovich, Sr. and Sophie Scrabat Sokolovich. Services were held at St. Matthew's Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Fern Knoll Cemetery under the direction of F.F. Seidel, Inc.

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SOLIDAY, Donald
RICHLANDTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Donald E. Soliday, 84, died October 20, 2005 at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital. He was born January 10, 1921 in Red Hill to the late Earl and Ruth Swanger Soliday. He retired from Perkasie Industries, and had also worked for Bucks County Enterprises. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a life member of the Richlandtown Fire Company with over 52 years of service, and held various offices. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, and was a member of the 55-plus group and a former member of the church council. He was a member of the AARP, the NRA, the VFW, and the Moose Lodge. He was a former member of the Richlandtown Lions Club, and volunteered with the Richlandtown Playground Association. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Pauline Reichenbach Soliday; a brother, Duane E. (Marian) of Johnstown; a cousin, Eugene (Barbara) of Fort Myers, FL; his nieces and nephews; and 2 godchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Schmidt; and a stepbrother, James. Arrangements were handled by Strunk Funeral Home.

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SOLONINKA, Helen
NEW CASTLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Helen Soloninka, 89, died May 5, 2009 at Haven Nursing Home. She was born March 7, 1920 in Scottdale, PA to Peter and Anna Boretsky Soloninka. She was an inspector at Johnson Bronze Company for 42 years, and worked for over 12 years in the dietary department of St. Francis Health System. She attended St. Nicholas Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church, and was a member of the Altar Society. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Rosella Soloninka, Mary Zidick, Elizabeth Ohler, and Anna Jackovic; and three brothers, Peter Soloninka, John Soloninka, and Michael Soloninka. Services were held at St. Nicholas Carpatho-Russian Church. Burial was at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Cemetery in Scottdale by Noga Funeral Home.

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SOTH, Lillian
WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Lillian M. Weaver Soth, 64, died December 7, 2010. She was born in Lebanon, PA on October 27, 1946 to Ray W. Weaver and Gladys L. Fasnacht Weaver. She was a credit specialist with the Bon-Ton billing department. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Harry S. Soth, Jr.; a son, Frederick P. Soth; two daughters, Monica J. Soth and Diana M. Bixler; her mother; a brother, William Weaver; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Interment was at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Workinger-Semmel Funeral Home.

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SOULERET, Marcel
BENTLEYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Marcel G. Souleret died April 13, 1964 at his home. He was born October 13, 1882 in Besseges, France to Francis and Pauline Rouveryrol Souleret. He was a retired purchasing agent for Combustion Engineering, Inc. Survivors include his wife, Hortense Souleret; a son, Marcel L. Souleret of Bentleyville; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Monongahela Cemetery by Frye Funeral Home.

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SOUTHWORTH, Ruth
WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Ruth S. Southworth, 90, died April 13, 2011 at Carleton Senior Care. She was born May 28, 1920 in Nanticoke, PA, to the late Charles and Edith Bleich Superko. She was co-owner of Southworth Upholstery, and was a telephone operator for 15 years. She was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and attended Wellsboro United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Marla and Edward Keck of Williamsport; two brothers, Eugene Scott and Walter Scott, both of Tucson, AZ; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold F. Southworth; a son, Scott Southworth; and a brother, Charles Superko. Burial was at the Wellsboro Cemetery under the direction of Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home.

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SPADAFORA, Louis
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Louis J. Spadafora, 75, died April 1, 1991 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born June 15, 1915 in New York City. He worked at Colonial Shoe Co. in Littlestown, and had also worked at the Gettysburg Shoe Co. for 25 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion, the AMVETS, and the VFW. He attended St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Anita L. Bowler of Cypress, CA; a son, John D. Spadafora of York; and 4 grandchildren. He was married for 50 years to Emily Belles Spadafora. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Monahan Funeral Home.

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SPANCAKE, Fred
HOLLIDAYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Fred A. Spancake, 100, died February 21, 2010. He was born May 16, 1909 in Pine Grove Township, Schuylkill County, to William and Effie Weinrich Spancake. He was a graduate of Penn State University, and was a retired assistant executive director of IU 8. He was a supervising principal at several different school districts, and was assistant superintendent at Blair County. He enjoyed reading, gardening and refinishing furniture. He was a member of Portage Lodge 220, F&AM. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Lee and Bonnie of York, and Larry and Jan of Washington, DC; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Marian M. Mellott Spancake. Services were held at First Presbyterian Church. Interment was at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery by Sorge Funeral Home.

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SPENCER, Rosella
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rosella Wade Spencer, 20, died May 8, 1914. She was the daughter of William Wade. Burial was at Monongahela Cemetery under the direction of Bebout and Yohe Funeral Home.

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SPHAR, Myrtle
IRWIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Myrtle Sphar, 95, died February 9, 1975 in West Deer Township. She was born June 29, 1879 to Harvey and Margaret Iams Lewis. She was a 1901 graduate of California State College. She was the oldest member of the First Methodist Church of Irwin, and also a member of Rostraver Grange #919. She was a former resident of Donora. Survivors include three daughters, Doris Sphar, Helen (Edward) Brewer, and Bess Haury; two sons, Leland and Howard; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence. Arrangements were handled by Joseph F. Ott Funeral Home.

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SPIRKO, James R.
KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: James R. Spirko, 78, died November 2, 1998. He was the husband of Maureen Murray Spirko; the father of Maureen Jones, Michael J. Spirko, and the late James (Corky) and Robert J. Spirko; and the father-in-law of Nancy Dorsek Spirko. He had 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home.

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SPOKANE, Rev. Charles
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Rev. Charles Spokane died December 17, 1964. He served as sexton for the Adath Jeshurun Congregation for 26 years. He was active with several charitable organizations. He was survived by a son, Eli of Pittsburgh; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Moss of New York; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Spokane. Services were held at the synagogue. Interment was at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery under the direction of Blank Brothers Funeral Home.

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SPRINGMAN, Mae
LOGANTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Mae Springman, 87, died March 27, 1996 at Curwensville Nursing Home. She was born December 12, 1908 to the late Norman and Lillian Snook Seyler. She was a member of Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren. Survivors include a son, Norman Matter of Mineral Springs; a stepson, James Springman of Muncy; two brothers, Glenn Seyler of Boalsburg and Alvin Seyler of Bellefonte; 9 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Charles Matter and Elmer A. Springman; and her parents. Burial was at Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren Cemetery under the direction of Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home.

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SPROAT, George H., Jr.
NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: George Henry Sproat, Jr., 78, died March 15, 2000 at Westmoreland Regional Hospital. He was born December 23, 1921 in Westmoreland City, PA to George Henry Sproat, Sr. and Annie Howath Sproat. He was a machinist at Conrail, and also worked as a supervisor at the Conrail Hollidaysburg location. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include a son, Carl E. Thorton of Clearwater, FL; a brother, John Sproat of Manor; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Verna Bell McClintock Sproat; his parents; and a brother, Hector Sproat. Interment was at Twin Valley Memorial Park under the direction of Rodgers Funeral Home.

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SQUILLACE, Annamarie
CLIFTON HEIGHTS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annamarie Mott Squillace died February 2, 2008. She was born December 20, 1919. She was the wife of the late Mario; the mother of Ruth Ford, Dominic (fiancee, Ruthann), and the late Samuel (Kathy); and the sister of Samuel E. Mott. She had 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Cross Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction D'Anjolell Memorial Home.

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SROCK, Chester
FERNWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA: Chester E. Srock, 64, died August 30, 2008 at Tryone Hospital. He was born June 27, 1944 in Fernwood, PA to the late Albert and Mildred Ream Srock. He was a truck driver with Commercial Envelope Manufacturing Co. in Altoona, and was a member of the Morann Citizen Club and the Smokerun Croatian Club. He is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Dillman Srock; a son, Terry L. Srock (Debi) of Madera; a brother, Thomas Srock (Jean) of Ginter; 3 step-grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ronal John Srock; and two sisters, Ethel Jean Merritt and Rowen Srock. Interment was at Allemansville Cemetery with arrangements by Kruise Funeral Home.

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STAATS, Mina
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Mina Staats died May 27, 1939. She was born in Racine, OH to William and Mary Spence McKenzie. She was a longtime Pittsburgh resident, and a member of the the First Presbyterian Church. She was survived by a son, Charles E. Staats of West Homestead; two brothers; and two sisters. Interment was at Mount Royal Cemetery under the direction of Gillen and Coulter Funeral Home.

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STAKE, Miriam
SALTILLO, PENNSYLVANIA: Miriam Faye Stake, 18, died February 11, 1954 at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. She was born July 31, 1935 to George E. and Mary Cutshall Stake. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Saltillo. She is survived by her parents; a brother, Duane Stake; her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Daniel Stake; and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Laura Cutshall. Services were held at the Saltillo Methodist Church. Interment was at the Saltillo Cemetery under the direction of Ott Funeral Home.

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STALEY, Martha
DAISYTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Martha Jane Staley, 78, died December 19, 1960 at her residence. She was born March 7, 1882 in Deemston. She attended the Presbyterian Church in Daisytown. Survivors include three sons, Edward, Jess and Playford; three daughters, Anna Elliott, Alverta Staley, and Lucy Weaver; three brothers, Ernest Santee, Henry Santee, and Joseph Santee; a sister, Mrs. Alverta Brown; 32 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Staley. Burial was at Beallsville Cemetery under the direction of John B. Greenlee Funeral Home.

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STARESINCIC, Anne
ROSS TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Anne M. Staresincic died December 27, 2006. She was the daughter of the late John and Rose Staresincic. She was a lifelong member of St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church. She is survived by a sister, Sr. Mary Conrad, O.S.F.; and several cousins. Arrangements were entrusted to Devlin Funeral Home.

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STARICEK, Theresa
TARENTUM, PENNSYLVANIA: Theresa Kolek Staricek died May 19, 1974 at Georgian Manor Nursing Home. She was the mother of Rev. Fr. Andrew Staricek, John J. Staricek, Frank J., Edward Staricek, Stephen Staricek, Joseph "Jay" Staricek, Anna (Joseph) Krchnavy, and Marie (Frank) Malik. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Staricek. Services were held at St. Clement's Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Airy Cemetery under the direction of Duster Funeral Home.

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STEELE, W. James
DELTA, PENNSYLVANIA: W. James Steele, 82, died July 29, 2005. He was born April 20, 1923 to John and Mary L. Maglaughlin Steele. He was a retired engineering technician at Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland with over 25 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a life member of the Delta Fish and Game Association, and a past commander of John S. Murphy VFW Post #7130. He was also a member of the American Legion. Survivors include a daughter, Tania Steele of Delta; a stepdaughter, Patricia D. Fantom of Delta; a sister, Margaret Shoulberg of Budd Lake, NJ; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Albert M. Steele, and Clarence "Tink" Steele. Interment was military honors was at Slate Ridge Cemetery with arrangements by Harkins Funeral Home.

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STEFFY, Eleanor
HOMER CITY, PENNSYLVANIA: Eleanor A. Steffy, 64, died September 26, 1983 at the Westmoreland County Hospital. She was born March 19, 1919 in Robindale to Levi and Eleanor Thomas Smith. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include her husband, Max Steffy; three daughters, Mrs. Maxine (John) Kihl of Greensburg, Mrs. Beverly Rohrer of Derry, and Mrs. Delores (Harry) Mack of Herndon, VA; two brothers, William and Thomas Smith, both of Homer City; and two sisters, Mrs. Freda Foster of Black Lick and Mrs. Mary Shultz of Homer City. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Gertrude Smith, Martha Smith, and Elizabeth Hoffman; and three brothers, Levi, John and Joseph. Interment was at Armagh Cemetery by Bell Funeral Home.

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STEIFEL, Roland
MOUNT LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Roland E. Steifel, 64, died March 13, 1992 at St. Clair Memorial Hospital. He was a piano technician. He was a graduate of the Emil Fries Piano Training Center in Vancouver, WA, and the Kansas State School for the Blind. He was a piano tuner for the Pittsburgh Board of Education, and was later self-employed doing jobs for universities and stores. He was past president of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Piano Technicians' Guild. He came to the Pittsburgh area from Kansas in 1955. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Buckwalter Steifel; a foster daughter, Merna Latimer of Carnegie; and three sisters, Fern Bailey of Hesperia, CA, Viola Vonderheide of Upland, CA, and Julia Endsley of Barstow, CA. Services were held at the Allegheny Center Alliance Church. Interment was at Midway Mennonite Cemetery in Columbiana, OH under the direction of Slater Funeral Home.

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STEIN, Thelma
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA: Thelma V. Schultz Stein, 84, died December 16, 2002. She was born January 27, 1918 to the late Nora Schultz. She formerly worked at Davis Supermarket in Greensburg, and attended St. Boniface Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Doris Smith of Fairmont, WV; two sons, Francis C. Stein (Mikki) of Latrobe, and George D. Stein of Pleasant Unity; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Dennis Stein; her parents; and a brother, Charles Schultz. Services were held at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Vincent Cemetery by Gaut-Bacha Funeral Home.

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STEINBACH, Dr. Leo
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Dr. Leo J. Steinbach, 73, died May 13, 1960 at Shadyside Hospital. He was a chiropractor for over 40 years, and practiced with his son, Dr. L. Leigh Steinbach. He was a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College, where he later served as dean, and was vice-president of Lincoln Chiropractic College in Lincoln, IN. He was a member of the National Chiropractic Association and past president of the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Society. He was also a member of the Holy Name Society. Survivors include his wife, Alice Stenbach; a son, Dr. Leigh Steinbach; two daughters, Sylvia Chauvin and Virginia Starr; four brothers, Clarence, Albert J., Jerome H. and Edward P.; two sisters, Leona Miller and Emma Klinger; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Philomena's Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by H. Samson's.

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STEINBERG, Archie
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA: Archie Edward Steinberg died March 30, 1949. He owned Arnold Packing Company. He was a member of the Beth Shalom Congregation, B'nai Brith, Shaarey Zedeck, and the Elks Lodge. He was survived by his wife, Rose Steinberg; two sons, Melvin W. Steinberg and Dr. Alter Steinberg; a daughter, Sylka Steinberg; and a sister, Sara Rosenthal. Interment was at Beth Shalom Cemetery.

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STEINBERG, Harold
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Harold "Heshy" Steinberg died February 17, 2010. He was a haberdasher by trade, and was a military veteran of World War II. He is survived by a son, Ricky Steinberg; and two siblings, Walter (Muriel) Steinberg, and Arlene (Samuel) Maisus. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Steinberg; and a brother, Seymour Steinberg. Interment was at Mount Jacob Cememetery in Glenolden under the direction of Goldsteins' Rosenberg's Raphael-Sacks Funeral Home.

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STEINOUR, Robert
GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Robert L. Steinour, 74, died March 14, 2007 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born May 9, 1932 in Gettysburg to Charles E. and Mary Margaret Herring Steinour. He was a self-employed painting contractor, and also worked for Alvin Beam and Dave Rinehart Painting. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and attended St. James Lutheran Church. He was a former member of American Legion Post #262 in Biglerville. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Vera L. Baker Steinour; a daughter, Susan M. Steinour of Gettysburg; a son, Gary R. Steinour, Sr. of Newville; four brothers, Francis Steinour of Harrisburg, and Charles Steinour, Edward Steinour, and Donald Steinour, all of Gettysburg; 4 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment with military honors was at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Monahan Funeral Home.

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STEPHENS, Paul
INDIANA, PENNSYLVANIA: Paul F. Stephens, 77, died July 25, 2009 at his residence. He was born May, 8, 1932 in Barr Township in Cambria County to Alban and Gertrude Ondriezek Stephens. He was president of the Colver Water Company. Survivors include his wife, Leona Fetzer Stephens; a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Elizabeth of Indiana; two sisters, Joann McKotch (George) of Ebensburg, and Betty Turko of Indiana; a granddaughter; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four infant sons; his parents; six siblings, Hayden, Harold, Ethel, Vada, Ruth, and Walton; and a grandson, Jason. Arrangements were handled by Bence Funeral Home.

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STETTLER, John C.
HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA: John C. Stettler, 75, died December 13, 2009. He was born November 5, 1934 to the late Dr. Wayne D. Stettler, Sr. and Ruth Carr Stettler. He held a degree in business administration from the American University in Washington, DC. He is survived by a brother, Wayne D. Stettler of NJ; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Elizabeth Almgren. Interment was at the Hershey Cemetery under the direction of Hoover Funeral Home.

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STINE, William J.
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: William J. Stine died January 13, 1914. He was the son of the late John R. Stine. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Austin S. Thomas of Hanover; a son, Clair S. Stine of Philadelphia; three brothers, Dr. Charles E. Stine of Nazareth, J. Henry Stine of Gettysburg, and Robert Stine of St. Paul, MN; and three sisters, Mrs. John R. Bittinger, Mrs. Ella Ruth, and Mrs. Elmer E. Wentz of Hanover. Services were held in Hanover.

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STIPE, Elizabeth
MONACA, PENNSYLVANIA: Elizabeth Stipe, 48, died July 11, 1959 at Rochester General Hospital. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Monaca. Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Arlie Fox of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Edward Schatzinger of Monaca, Mrs. James Couchenauer of Dravosburg, and Mrs. Duane Kronk of West Bridgewater; and two brothers, Dorman and Charles, both of Monaca. She was unmarried. Burial was at Union Cemetery under the direction of Batchelor Funeral Home.

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STOLTZFUS, Abraham
LEOLA, PENNSYLVANIA: Abraham K. Stoltzfus, 78, died December 10, 1934 at his residence. He was the son of Eli and Betsy Stoltzfus. He was a member of the Millwood Amish Mennonite Church. Survivors include his wife, Susan Neuhauser Stoltzfus; a foster son, Isaac Walker; a sister, Mrs. C.S. Riehl; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Millwood Amish Mennonite Church. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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STRASSER, Mildred
DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Mildred W. Strasser died January 13, 2001 at the Doylestown Hospital. She was born May 10, 1919 in Philadelphia to the late William R. Christy and Winifred C. Morgan Christy. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was the wife of the late John G. Strasser, Sr.; the mother of John G. Strasser, Jr. (Janet), and the late Bruce J. Strasser (Judy). She was the sister of George J. Christy (Mary Ellen), and had 7 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Roslyn under the direction of Wetzel and Son Funeral Home.

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SUDSINA, Wilma
WEST MIFFLIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Wilma M. Sudsina, 70, died August 10, 1983 at St. Clair Memorial Hospital. She was a member of St. Agnes Church, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, the Christian Mothers, the Duquesne Council of Senior Citizens, the Duquesne Annex Senior Citizens Club and the VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, Michael; two daughters, Nancy Garris of Castalia, OH and Carolyn Hilgert of Oakdale; three sons, Larry of Library, Michael W. III of Huron, OH and Donald R. of North Versailles; a brother, Albert J. Laban of Dravosburg; three sisters, Dorothy Checchio of Penn Hills, and Martha Torok and Emma Manns, both of West Mifflin; 14 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Agnes Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in West Mifflin with arrangements by Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home.

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SUNDHEIM, Bertha
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Bertha Sundheim died October 3, 1918. She was preceded in death by her husband, Judah Sundheim. Burial was at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

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SUPER, Walter
COOPERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Walter J. Super, 77, died May 30, 2007. He was born in Pottsville to the late Anthony Super and Ethel E. Dilliard Super Leibig. He was the stepson of the late Jonas Leibig. He worked at Bell Labs in Allentown for 22 years, and had previously been employed at Bucks County Communications, the Lehigh Law Enforcement Officer Association, and Graham Security. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the Delaware Lehigh Amateur Radio Club. He was a volunteer for Paws With Patience. He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Ann Smith (John) of Coopersburg, Ella Marie Moyer (Robin) of McAllisterville, and Rosann E. Knappenberger (James) of Elgin, SC; a son, Larry C. Super (Rita) of Walden, CO; 14 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy L. Green Super. Interment was at Cedar Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Allentown by Long Funeral Home.

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SWARTZ, Charles
TALMAGE, PENNSYLVANIA: Charles Swartz, 79, died in June of 1945. He was a member of the Improved Order of Red Men in Akron. He was survived by his wife, Katie Cooper Swartz; two daughters and sons-in-law, Matilda and Jack Wolle of New York, and Grace and Frank Hacker of Brownstown; a sister, Ida Swartz of Reading; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at Carpenter's Church. Burial was at the adjoining cemetery.

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SWAVELY, Edwin
NEWBERRY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA: Edwin T. Swavely, 81, died December 31, 2010 at York Hospital. He was born in Harrisburg to George and Mary Troup Swavely. He was a retired machinist for American Chain and Cable, and had also worked at PADE Auto Auction. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of Red Land Senior Center. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Marshella "Dolly" Smee Swavely; a son, Mark (Diane); three daughters, Vickie Strayer (Steve), Nancy Jones (Ernest), and Debra Elliott (Bill); a sister, Janice Bellis; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, George. Interment was at Tri County Memorial Gardens under the direction of Parthemore Funeral Home.

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SWENSON, Louis
IRWIN, PENNSYLVANIA: Louis C. Swenson, 80, died March 28, 1928 at his residence. He was a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church. He was survived by three daughters, Hannah Swenson, Mrs. Otto Baer, and Emma Christenson; and two sons, T.B. Swenson and W.E. Swenson. He was preceded in death by his wife. Services were held at his residence. Burial was at the Irwin Union Cemetery.

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SYNCAVITCH, Micahael
BENTLEYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Michael "Micky" Syncavitch, 59, died February 13, 2004 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born November 30, 1944 in Bentleyville to Mike and Gladys Ball Mance Syncavitch. He was a security guard, and had worked for Tarbuck Security and other security companies. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by a brother, Matthew Mance of Cokeburg; two sisters, Linda Chester of Cokeburg, and Marlene Syncavitch of Ellsworth; and his nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Greenlee Funeral Home.

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