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Subject: [Pafayett-L] Tribune Review Obits for November 26, 2000
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 18:09:22 EST
John V. "Jack" Brocke
John V. `Jack' BROCKE, 81, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000 at Suburban General
Hospital. He was a member of the Church of the Assumption and the Knights of
Columbus 1400. He was preceded in death by his wife, Antoinette "Etta"
Brocke. In addition to his wife, Mr. Brocke was preceded in death by a
sister, Marie BIGGS and a brother Gerhard Brocke, Jr. Friends received at the
LAWRENCE T. MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 460 Lincoln Avenue in Bellvue. Burial
to follow in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery in Ross.
Paul R. CIBERY
Paul R. Cibery, 53, of Plum Boro, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2000. Husband of
the late Tina Cibery; beloved son of Michael and the late Margaret Cibery;
stepfather of the late Jeremy John WOLFE; brother of Margaret Limegrover,
Michael J. and John A. Cibery; Friends received at the SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES,
LTD., ROTH CHAPEL, 7450 Saltsburg Road at Universal Road in Penn Hills.
Interment in Plum Creek Cemetery.
Anne E. WILLIAMS COSGROVE
Anne E. Williams Cosgrove, 82, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday, Nov. 25,
2000. She was born Dec. 11, 1917, in Frostburg, Md., the daughter of the
late Howard and Elizabeth HENSEL Williams. Besides her parents, she was
preceded in death by her husband, John M. Cosgrove; and two brothers, Josiah
and Charles Williams. Friends will be received at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL
HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, Interment will follow at Braddock Catholic
Susan Rita FARLEY
Susan Rita Farley, 52, of Plum, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2000, at her
residence. She is survived by her beloved husband, James R. Farley: and her
dearest children, James R., Jill R. SARADA, Jeannine R. BELL and Jocelyn R.
Farley. She is also survived by her mother, Rita (CLARKE) SQUIERS; her
brother, Glenn Squiers; She was preceded in death by her father, Frederick
Squiers; and her brother, Kevin Squiers. Friends will be received at the
MAURICE L. KNEE LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Road (across from S&T Bank)
in Plum. Interment will follow in St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery in
Joseph A. FRAGAPANE
Joseph A. Fragapane, 73, of Southwest Greensburg, died Saturday, Nov. 25,
2000, in the Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Sept.
12, 1927, in Hannastown, a son of the late Carmen and Mary MANGIONE
Fragapane. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his
wife of 51 years, Rose M. PANIGALL Fragapane; and their daughters, Rosemary,
Teresa, and Amy; a sister, Jane CINDRIC of Greensburg; a brother, Louis.
Friends will be received at the BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton at Green
streets, Greensburg, Interment will follow in the Greensburg Catholic
Cemetery, Hempfield Township.
Betty J. FURR
Betty J. Furr, 75, of Greensburg (West Point), died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000,
at home. Born April 13, 1925, in South Greensburg, she was the daughter of
the late David and Nancy MILLER BEHANNA. In addition to her parents, she was
preceded in death by her husband, Carl R. Furr;She is survived by two sons,
and a daughter, Norma J. Furr of Greensburg, with whom Betty made her home;
Relatives and friends will be received at the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL
HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Interment will follow in
Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. Natale N. Pantalone,
Margaret L. (MAUGHAN) GERMAN
Margaret L. (Maughan) German, 84, of Hutchinson, died peacefully Friday, Nov.
24, 2000, in the Westmoreland Manor, Hempfield Township. She was born Jan. 7,
1916, in West Newton, a daughter of the late Peter and Zella BACKSTROM
Maughan. Margaret was a member of the Madison United Methodist Church. In
addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank
German, in 1964; Friends will be received at the JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL
HOME INC., Herminie, Interment will follow in the Madison Union Cemetery.
Ethel Rita HOLLIDAY
Ethel Rita Holliday, 67, of Greensburg RD1, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000. She
was born Aug. 3, 1933, in Glassport, a daughter of the late Frank and
Margaret GRIBSCHAW. She is survived by her husband, Dale G. Holliday; a
daughter, Lynn Ann LANDER ; a brother, Owen Gribschaw and two sisters,
Theresa BLATNEY and Helen BAZZANA Friends will be received at the
LAWRENCE J. McCLURE FUNERAL HOME, 112 N. Second St., Jeannette, A graveside
service will be held in the chapel of the Westmoreland County Memorial Park,
Interment will follow.
Raymond G. ``Pat'' McCAULLEY
Raymond G. ``Pat'' McCaulley, 82, of Derry, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, at
his home. He was born Sept. 8, 1918, in Derry, a son of the late Raymond and
Mary RIDDELL McCaulley. Also predeceased by a sister, Beatrice L. MILLER. He
is survived by four brothers, ``Mike, James , Hugh Edward and Richard C.
``Herkey''. three sisters, Mary Margaret, Anna Jane and Betty L. McCABE
FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry, is in charge of arrangements.
John Thomas ``Jack'' McCLOSKEY
John Thomas ``Jack'' McCloskey, 70, of Bethel Park, died early Saturday,
Nov. 25, 2000.He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Ann McCloskey; a
daughter, Jean KRAK ; and son, John F. McCloskey. John was born in 1930 in
Bloomfield, N.J. He married Ann Palmiotti in 1955. They relocated to
Pittsburgh in 1958. John worked for U.S. Steel for 29 years. Friends will
be received at the PAUL L. HENNEY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 5570 Library Road, Bethel
Park, Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
James P. MELILLO
James P. Melillo, 47, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Nov. 25, 2000, Jim was
born July 5, 1953, in Kittanning, a son of Mary Margaret MINOR Melillo of
Scottdale and the late Philip J. Melillo, who passed away Aug. 17, 1987. Jim
married the former Dolores ``Sissy'' FRICK Jan. 16, 1987. Jim is survived by
his loving family: his wife of 13 years, Dolores ``Sissy'' Frick Melillo; his
mother, Mary Margaret Minor Melillo of Scottdale; his paternal grandmother,
Angelina BUFFONE Melillo of Kittanning; his daughter, Angela Melillo ; his
four brothers, J. Timothy , Christopher J. , William D. , and Michael A.
Family and friends will be received at the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME,
105 Spring St., Scottdale, Graveside committal service and interment will
take place in the church cemetery.
Margaret Shea, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, at her
residence. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late
Joseph and Mary CELETRIC POCHATKO. She was a member of Transfiguration Roman
Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant. In addition to her parents, she was preceded
in death by her husband, Stanley Shea, in 1979; and a brother, Elmer
Pochatko, in 1996. She is survived by a son, Robert ; a daughter, Carole
Shea, with whom she made her home; Friends will be received in the EUGENE G.
SALOOM FUNERAL HOME INC., Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, Interment will follow in
Elizabeth ``Bitsy'' (THOMAS) SPENCER
Elizabeth ``Bitsy'' (Thomas) Spencer, 38, of Norvelt, died Saturday, Nov. 25,
2000, at home. She was born July 31, 1962, in Danville, Ky., a daughter of
Gloria SMITH Thomas of Moreland, Ky., and the late Maurice Thomas. She was a
member of the Hempfield Church of Christ. She was the loving wife of 16 years
to Timothy R. Spencer; beloved mother to their four children, Todd, Emily,
Paul and Mary Spencer. She is also survived by her two sisters and a brother,
Rachel Bradshaw , Greg Thomas, and Sarah Thomas. Family and friends will be
received at the JAY A. HOFFER FUNERAL HOME, Norvelt, Interment will follow in
St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Trauger.
Helen B. TEGETHOFF
Helen B. Tegethoff, 84, of Monroeville, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2000. Beloved
wife of the late Harold J. Tegethoff; loving mother of Ronald H. and Maureen
Tegethoff of Tinton Falls, N.J.; sister of Robert V. Boselvige of Pittsburgh;
Friends received at the GENE VAN HORN FUNERAL HOME, Beatty Road and Route 48,
Anthony E. ``Tony'' TREATER
Anthony E. ``Tony'' Treater, 84, of Monessen, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, He
was born Sept. 20, 1916, in Monessen, a son of the late Gaetano and Angela
(MONTEMORRO) TERRITO. He was a member of the Epiphany of Our Lord Roman
Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society. He is survived by a son, Richard
A. ; two daughters Sherry and Debbie ; a brother, Julius ``Gibby'' Treater of
Lancaster; In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Amelia N. ``Amy'' (IACOVINO) Treater; and several brothers and sisters.
Friends will be received at the DALFONSO-BILLICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 441 Reed
Ave., Monessen. Entombment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora.
Cecilia Marie OCHMAN (WYKRYKACZ) WARGETZ
Formerly of Neville Island
Cecilia Marie Ochman (Wykrykacz) Wargetz, 82, of Troy, Mich., formerly of
Neville Island, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, in Troy, Mich. She was born
Sept. 8, 1918 in Ambridge. She also was a member of St. Joseph Church and the
St. Joseph Church Christian Mothers. She was the wife of the late Nicholas;
Visitation will be in the ANTHONY J. SANVITO FUNERAL HOME, Coraopolis.
Interment will be in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Ambridge.
James R. WHALEN
Grand Rapids, Mich.
formerly of Jeannette
James R. Whalen, 49, of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Jeannette, died
Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1951, in New
Kensington, a son of the late James and Patricia (DUNN) Whalen. Mr. Whalen
was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by two brothers, Patrick
Whalen of Greensburg and Douglas Whalen of Grand Rapids. A memorial service
will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. at the COOK FUNERAL HOME, 2067 84th
St., Byron Center, Mich.
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