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Subject: [PAGREENE-L] Tribune Review Obits for Tuesday November 11, 2000
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 23:16:39 EST
Antoinette M. BONANNO
Antoinette M. Bonanno, 79, of Northern Cambria, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at
home. Born Nov. 12, 1920, in Italy, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and
Pauline (MAIMONE) PREVITE. She is survived by her husband of 51 years,
Domenic Bonanno; children, Sandy and husband, Ron RABATIN, of Newry, Anita
and husband, Ron STOPP, of Altoona and Dom and wife Dana (PAVLOCK), of
Greensburg; grandchildren, Jarrod and Erin Rabatin, Kristyn and Matthew
Stopp, and Michael, Jacqueline and Vincent Bonanno. Sister of Dominic Previte
of Nanty Glo, and Rocco, Tony and Bessie Previte, all of Northern Cambria.
She was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, and a former
secretary for Northern Cambria School District and Barnes & Tucker Co.
Antoinette was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cherished time with
her family and grandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4
and 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the MORICONI FUNERAL HOME INC., 1303 Bigler Ave.,
Northern Cambria, where a vigil for the deceased will be held in the
afternoon. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Prince
of Peace Church. Committal Mt. Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Catholic Charities, 1300 12th Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.
Loretta B. Brisson
Loretta B. BRISSON, 85, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000. Widow of Norman O.
Brisson; beloved mother of Denise Brophy and the late Roger Brisson; sister
of the late Roland and Lionel GEOFFROY; three grandchildren. There will be no
visitation. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Alexis
Church. Arrangements are by GEORGE A. THOMA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Helen C. (Juliot) Dusi
Helen C. (JULIOT) DUSI, 84, of Clairton, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000. She is
survived by her husband, Paul E. Dusi; a stepson; a stepdaughter; and three
stepgrandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. and
Wednesday from noon to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the A.J. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME,
555 Fifth St., Clairton. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10:30
a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Clairton. Interment Round Hill Cemetery.
Martha L. Fry
Martha L. ``Sis'' FRY, 67, of Youngstown, Pa., died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at
her home. She was born Aug. 10, 1933, in Youngstown, Pa., the daughter of the
late George J. and Josephine C. (QUINN) MITCHELL. She was a member of Sacred
Heart Church, Youngstown, and its Rosary Altar Society. She was a volunteer
at St. Vincent DePaul. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death
by her husband, Duane O. Fry. Survivors include four daughters, Vicki
FICKLING and her husband, Roy, of Derry, Diane HIMLER and her husband, David,
of New Derry, Laurie HART and her husband, Matthew, of Ligonier and Pamela
KOPETSKY and her husband, John Jr. of Loyalhanna; two brothers, George
``Sonny'' Mitchell of Derry and Charles Mitchell of Youngstown, Pa.; her
special friend, Nancy Burick; nine grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles,
nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9
p.m. at the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in Sacred Heart
Church with the Rev. Ralph Tajak, O.S.B., as celebrant. Interment St. Mary
Cemetery, Unity Township. A parish rosary will be recited Tuesday at 2:30
p.m. in the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the
American Diabetes Association.
George M. Hallock
George M. HALLOCK, 96, of Mars, Butler County, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, on
his birthday, at his residence, after an illness. He was born Nov. 6, 1904,
in Clearfield, Pa., the son of Charles and Ella R. MCCLELLAND Hallock. Mr.
Hallock retired from B & O Railroad in 1960. He was a crossing guard in Etna
and had been in the Section Gang. Mr. Hallock was a farmer, Teamster and
belonged to the Appalachian Wagon Train Association. He was a charter member
of the Pennsylvania Pony Pull Association and a lifetime member of the Draft
Horse, Mule and Pony Club. After Mr. Hallock retired from the railroad, he
drove carriages on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan until he retired at
the age of 91. He is survived by one son, George R. Hallock of Mars; one
daughter, Nancy Hallock BOYD of Gibsonia; two brothers, Clair and Charles
Hallock of Clearfield, Pa.; one sister, DeDe HIPPS, also of Clearfield; 13
grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and nieces
and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Frederick Daniel Hallock; a
daughter, Anna Marie GREENAWALT; a brother, Frederick D. Hallock; and a
sister, Marie BRANDERBURG. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday at McDONALD-AEBERLI FUNERAL HOME INC., 238 Crowe Avenue, Mars.
Additional visitation at the KEVIN A. BEARDSLEY FUNERAL HOME, 113 North Third
St., Clearfield, Pa. Thursday from 11 a.m. to time of service at 2 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Mars Public Library for children's books.
Loretta Cook Hoffman
Loretta ``Ted'' Cook Hoffman, 89, of Jeannette, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in
the Greensburg Nursing and Convalescent Center. She was born Jan. 24, 1911,
in Braddock, a daughter of the late Murray and Blanche FISHER COOK. Ted was a
graduate of the Jeannette Senior High School and was employed by the former
Manos Theatre of Jeannette. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased
by three sisters, Ruth Cook, Sarah BYERS and Mary JOHNSON; and a brother,
William Cook. Ted is survived by two sisters, Pauline KLINGENSMITH of
Greensburg and Eva COPELAND and husband, Charles, of Jeannette; two nieces,
Pauline COTTRELL of Greensburg and Ruth SMITH of Lock Haven; two nephews,
Rodger Cook of Lock Haven and Gary Cook of Delaware Water GAP; and a
sister-in-law, Mary Jane Cook of Lock Haven. Friends will be received at the
JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, beginning
Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Thursday
at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Dale W. Roddy officiating.
Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
Joseph P. Hollick Jr.
Joseph P. Hollick Jr., 46, of Latrobe RD5, passed away peacefully in his
sleep Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1954, in
Latrobe, a son of Joseph P. Hollick Sr. of Latrobe and Maryann (SESSI)
MILLIKAN of Virginia Beach, Va. He had previously been employed as a
machinist by Woodwards Foundry in Greensburg. He was a member of the Trinity
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Latrobe, the Derry Rod and Gun Club, the Derry
Ukrainian Club and the F&J Bow and Gun Club in Derry. In addition to his
parents, he is survived by his wife of 25 years, Dixie (GROSSMAN) Hollick;
his son, Shannon P. Hollick and wife, Gina, of Derry; his daughter, Casie M.
Hollick NOFTZ and husband, Darren, also of Derry; his granddaughter, Melanie
Faye Noftz; a future grandchild due in June expected by Shannon and Gina; his
identical twin brother, John Hollick and wife, Cheryl, of Bolivar and his
brother, Jessie Hollick of Latrobe; and a number of nieces, nephews and
friends. Friends were received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be received
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the HARTMAN-GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME
INC., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at
10:30 a.m. in the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church with the church pastors
officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment will be
John R. `Jack' Howard
John R. "Jack" HOWARD, 77, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000. Beloved husband of
Dorothy and the late Helen M. MILLER; father of Cheryl PETROVIC and John W.
Howard; stepfather of Barry D. GILBERT and William A. Gilbert; brother of
Richard Howard and the late Samuel Howard; grandfather of Chris and Mark
Gilbert, Kerri and Matthew Petrovic, Tracey and Jack Howard; and
great-grandfather of Conner. He was a member of Penn Brotherhood Lodge 635
F.& A. M., and a Shriner. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran and
was awarded the coveted Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross. Friends
received TUESDAY ONLY from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES,
LTD., Roth Chapel, 7450 Saltsburg Road at Universal Road in Penn Hills.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev.
Douglas A. Rehberg officiating. Interment in Riverview Memorial Park, Inc.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hebron United Presbyterian Church or
the Parkinson's Foundation.
Mary E. (Melonic) Hrovoski
Mary E. (MELONIC) HROVOSKI, 90, of Acme RD1 (Alice), died Sunday, Nov. 5,
2000, at home. She was born Oct. 3, 1910, in Bridgeport, Pa., a daughter of
the late John and Kathryn Elizabeth WOODS Melonic. She was a member of St.
Boniface Catholic Church, Acme. In addition to her parents, she was preceded
in death by her husband, Martin S. Hrovoski Sr., in 1997; two sons, Martin
Hrovoski Jr. and William Hrovoski; a daughter, Mary Lou LITTELL; a brother,
Metro Melonic; and a sister, Alverta Melonic HABERA. She was the loving
mother of the following children: Katherine POSPISIL of New Port Richey,
Fla., Jean CHIRDON and husband, Douglas, of Woodbridge, Va., Jane ZEMAN and
husband, Joseph, of Mt. Pleasant and John Hrovoski and wife, Theresa, of New
Port Richey, Fla.; 31 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and
great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Petrich of Beaver Falls; and a
sister-in-law, Sophie Huffman of Acme. Friends will be received at the JAY A.
HOFFER FUNERAL HOME, Norvelt, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral
Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Boniface Catholic
Church with the Rev. Simon Toth, O.S.B., as celebrant. Interment will follow
in St. Mary's Cemetery, Trauger. A blessing service will be held in the
funeral home Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. Sandra L. Hoffer, funeral director.
Gary E. KOLLING
Gary E. Kolling, 48, of Jeannette, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in the
Jeannette District Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1952, in
Greensburg, a son of William F. Kolling of Jeannette and the late Vivian V.
LAVELLE Kolling. Gary was employed by the family business, Kolling
Refrigeration of Jeannette, and was a member of the F.O.E. #844 of Jeannette.
In addition to his father, he is survived by two daughters, Kelly Ann Kolling
of Swissvale and Stephanie Kolling of Jeannette; two brothers, William D.
Kolling of Sharon and Kevan L. Kolling of Jeannette; a friend, Bobbi Cotrell
of Jeannette; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the
JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 N. Second St., Jeannette, beginning
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Wednesday
at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Clyde H. McCants officiating.
Interment will take place in Brush Creek Cemetery, Hempfield Township.
John Lopushanski, 72, of Slickville, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, in the
Countryside Convalescent Home, Mercer. He was born April 18, 1928, in
Slickville, a son of the late Louis and Mary HAVERLATION Lopushanski. Prior
to retirement, he was employed as a machine operator at the General Tire and
Rubber Co., Jeannette. He was a member of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox
Church in Slickville. He was U.S. Army veteran of the Korean war, a 40-year
member of the Slickville American Legion and a member of the Slickville
Sportsmen's Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
wife, Rose NEZOLYK Lopushanski, on April 15, 2000. He is survived by two
daughters, Mary Ann MUSIAL and her husband, Ken, of Mercer and Lori L. ALCOCK
and her husband, Eric, of Ypsilanti, Mich.; three sisters and one brother,
Irene HARR of Slickville, Dolly EDNIE and her husband, William, of Boardman,
Ohio, Louis Lopushanski and his wife, Diane, of Elyria, Ohio, and Elizabeth
REABE and her husband, Kenneth, of New Alexandria RD1; several aunts; and one
uncle. Mr. Lopushanski's family will receive friends at the JOHN L. BASH
FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, (724) 468-8381, Tuesday from 7 to 9
p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral home hours: Tuesday
7:00-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. A Parastas service will be
held in the funeral home Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. An orthodox funeral service
will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 10 a.m. with his pastor, the
Rev. Robert Popichak, officiating. A graveside service and interment will
follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. Should friends desire, memorial
remembrances may be made in Mr. John Lopushanski's name to the Salem Township
Public Library or the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Slickville, PA
Alex S. MOUCHERON
Alex S. Moucheron, 80, of Bellevue, formerly of North Huntingdon, died
Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in the Suburban General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was
born Dec. 13, 1919, in Pittsburgh, a son of Asher and Katherine SINES
Moucheron. He was retired from the construction industry and a U.S. Army
veteran serving during World War II. In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by two sisters, Lydia MCAFREE and Ethel KAYLETTA; and three
brothers, Warren, Fred and Robert Moucheron. He is survived by his wife, June
R. HOLDERBAUM Moucheron; two daughters, Hilda Moucheron of Pittsburgh and
Rose GONGAWARE of North Versailles; eight grandchildren; 11
great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bella Parkinson of Pittsburgh and Katherine
Sarver of North Huntingdon; a brother, George Moucheron of Oakmont; and
nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL
HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the
funeral home, with interment to follow in Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, North
Huntingdon. Those wishing may contribute to the Audubon Society of Western
Frank A. RESICAR
Frank A. Resicar, 99, of Penn Hills, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000. Husband of
the late Rita; and the beloved father of Jean GUENTNER. He also is survived
by eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five
great-great-grandchildren; one brother; a niece; and two nephews. Friends
received TUESDAY ONLY from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. in SOXMAN
FUNERAL HOME LTD./ Morasco Chapel, 9406 Frankstown Road (near Graham Blvd.),
Raymond Edward Rupert Sr.
Raymond Edward Rupert Sr., 79, of Jeannette RD2, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000,
in the Golden Heights Personal Care Home, Route 130, Irwin. He was born Feb.
7, 1921, in Grapeville, a son of the late James Wright and Lydia Agnes
RHOADES Rupert. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,
Jeannette, the Jeannette American Legion Post for 27 years and S.O.A.R.
Retired Steel Workers. He was also a social member of the Grapeville Fire
Hall and the Royal Neighbors of America #9581, Delmont. He was a veteran of
World War II, having served with the military police and the 318th General
Hospitals in Hawaii and Japan. He was a former employee of the Jones &
Laughlin Steel Co. (LTV), where he was a shipper with 27 years of service,
and later was custodian at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for eight years.
He attended both the Agnew and Grapeville elementary schools. In addition to
his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Florence BRANT; a brother,
Clarence Rupert; his stepmother, Gertrude Rupert; a stepsister, Jessie
HOFFER; a son-in-law, John SURREC; and a sister-in-law, Mildred Rupert. He is
survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Shuster) Rupert; children: Judith Ann
SHUTTERS and her husband, Donald, of Wheaton, Ill., Raymond Edward Rupert Jr.
and friend, Bonnie YOHMAN, of Delmont, Shirley Elizabeth SURREC of Jeannette;
three grandchildren, Shannon Elizabeth Cathcart and husband, Dean, David John
Shutters and wife, Nicole and Joy Dawn Helbing and husband, Tim; three
great-grandchildren; a brother, Merle Cleveland Rupert and his wife,
Margaret, of Jeannette; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends
will be received at the LAWRENCE J. McCLURE FUNERAL HOME, 112 N. Second St.,
Jeannette, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the Holy Trinity
Lutheran Church, Jeannette, with the Rev. Daniel Defassio officiating.
Interment in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township, with
Alcuin A. Schatzel
Wexford Formerly of Fineview
Alcuin A. SCHATZEL, 79, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, in Mercy Hospital,
Pittsburgh. He was born Feb. 1, 2000, in Pittsburgh, son of Anthony and Anna
SNYDER Schatzel. He had been a police officer with the City of Pittsburgh for
27 years. Mr. Schatzel was a veteran of World War II and was awarded the
Purple Heart. He was a private first class in Company I, 119th Infantry, 30th
Infantry Division. Mr. Schatzel was a member of St. Alexis Church in Wexford.
He was past president of the Fraternal Order of Police, past commander of
American Legion Post 898 in Fineview and a member of the Knights of Columbus
in North Side. Survivors include his wife, Henrietta WHITE Schatzel; five
daughters, Carolyn BAEHR of Allison Park, Anna Mae JONES of Glenshaw, Marilyn
CAUL of McCandless, Kathy GORDON of McCandless and Diane BISESI of Ross;
three sons, Alcuin Schatzel Jr. of Rochester, N.Y., Michael Schatzel of
Cranberry and Anthony Schatzel of Jackson; 25 grandchildren; ten
great-grandchildren; three sisters, Armella ROMBACH of Glenshaw, Virgilia
YESTER of Spring Hill and Gertrude Schatzel of Ross; and one brother, Anthony
Schatzel of McCandless. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by one brother, Herbert Schatzel. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9
p.m. Monday and Tuesday in H.P. BRANDT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1032 Perry
Highway, Ross (Perrysville). A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at
a time to announced in St. Alexis Church, Wexford, with the Rev. Paul Zywan
as celebrant. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Mt. Troy Road, in Ross.
Maxine (HOOKE) STRANG
Maxine (Hooke) Strang, 71, of Munhall, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000. Wife of the
late Russell K.; beloved mother of Nancy L. FENNER of West Homestead, Russell
K. Jr. of Munhall and Thomas J. of North Carolina; and sister of Charles
Hooke of North Huntingdon and Thomas J. Hooke of Washington, Pa. Also
survived by three grandchildren. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday in the GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3511 Main St., Munhall.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev.
Gregory Golden officiating. Interment will be in Homestead Cemetery.
Sister M. Josephine Terek
Sister M. Josephine TEREK, a member of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity of
North Hills, died at the age of 91 on Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in the Vincentian
Home, North Hills. She was in the 69th year of her religious life. Sister
entered the Vincentian Sisters of Charity from Holy Trinity Parish,
McKeesport. She attended St. Francis School of Nursing and became a
registered nurse in 1943. She then attended St. Francis Hospital School of
Anesthesia in 1946. In 1957, Sister Josephine received her bachelor of
science degree in nursing education from Mt. Mercy College. In preparation
for her position as a nursing home administrator, Sister attended the
University of Pittsburgh. She spent 33 years as a nurse in the following
facilities: Villa de Marillac Nursing Home, Stanton Heights, St. Vincent
Hospital, Monett, Mo., Ohio Valley Hospital, McKees Rocks, St. Jude Hospital,
Montgomery, Ala., and Vincentian Home, North Hills. She served as
administrator of the Vincentian Home for 15 years before her retirement to
the Motherhouse. During this time, she also was coordinator for the sisters
living at the home. Sister Josephine is survived by three sisters, Pauline
HREHOCIK and Dorothy VALENCIK, both of Glassport, and Mildred MANGELUZZO of
West Mifflin; two brothers, John Terek of Elizabeth and Frank Terek of
Florida; and many nieces and nephews. Friends received at the Motherhouse on
McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, on Tuesday from 1 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9
a.m. to 3:45 p.m., after which a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in
the Motherhouse Chapel. Burial will be in the Sisters' cemetery, McCandless.
Donations may be made to the Vincentian Ministry Fund.
Daniel J. Tompkins
Daniel J. TOMPKINS, 65, of Greensburg, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at his
home. He was born June 29, 1935, in Greensburg, a son of the late Herman W.
and Mary CHAPPELL Tompkins. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by
Fansteel Hydro Carbide Corp. in Latrobe and had been formerly employed by
Gibson Electric in Delmont. He was Protestant by faith. Dan was a member of
the National Rifle Association. In addition to his parents, he was
predeceased by his wife, Marilyn MCCULLOUGH Tompkins; a son, Dennis K.
Tompkins; a brother, George W. Tompkins; and two sisters, Mary Edna GLERNACKY
and Carolyn COUGHENOUR. He is survived by three daughters, Cynthia BOLLINGER
of Greensburg, Pam Bush of Jeannette and Vickie Mahl and Brian of Manor;
seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a sister, Catherine FLOCK and her
husband, Melvin, of Greensburg. Friends will be received at the BARNHART
FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7
to 9 p.m. Services will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 11 a.m. with
the Rev. David Jack officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Clair
M. Elizabeth Tritsch
Formerly of West View
M. Elizabeth TRITSCH, 95, of Cabot, Butler County, formerly of West View,
died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, in her residence in Concordia Home, Cabot. She was
born April 16, 1905, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Raymond and Anna KUSCHEL VAN
GORDER. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Tritsch was employed in the banking
industry as a clerk. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in West
View. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Arthur G. Tritsch Sr. Mrs. Tritsch is survived by two children, Arthur G.
Tritsch Jr. of Jefferson Hills and Doris HAUER of Shaler; grandchildren,
Becky Cook of Reserve, Tim Tritsch of Mannasquan, N.J., Eric Tritsch of
Spring Mills and Ellen Brown of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; and two
great-grandchildren, Sarah and Diana Cook. Private service and interment
Friday. The family suggests memorial contributions to Concordia Lutheran
Home, 615 North Pike Road, Cabot, PA 16023. Arrangements are by SCHELLHAAS
FUNERAL HOME INC., West View.
Eva M. Wertz
Eva M. Wertz, 87, of Irwin, formerly of Greensburg, died Sunday, Nov. 5,
2000, in Westmoreland Manor. She was born Nov. 23, 1912, a daughter of the
late William and Lena HENK CLARK. She was a retired retail sales person of
women's apparel and was a former member of the First United Methodist Church
and the Greensburg Senior Citizens Center. In addition to her parents, she
was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert RAGER and second husband,
Wesley Wertz; three brothers, William, Richard and Robert; and a sister,
Loretta. She is survived by her children, A. Jean HARHAI of Irwin, Betty J.
FOX of Greensburg, Ruth M. REBOSKY, of Moore, S.C., and Wes Wertz of
Greensburg; three brothers, John Clark of Youngwood, Champ Clark of Sioux
Falls, S.D., and James CLARK of Irwin; a sister, Alice ROACH of Greensburg;
13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Family and friends will be received at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME INC.,
524 N. Main St., Greensburg, Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services
will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Robert
C. Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.
Terence L. Graft, funeral director in charge of the arrangements.
Hazel I. Wilkie
Formerly of Shaner
Hazel I. WILKIE, 78, formerly of Shaner, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at
Baldock Health Care Centre, North Huntingdon. She was born Nov. 18, 1921, in
Shaner, Sewickley Township, a daughter of the late James and Violet (STEWART)
Wilkie. Hazel was a member of the Sunday school class of the Victory
Primitive Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in
death by two brothers, Neil and Robert Wilkie. Hazel is survived by a
brother, James Wilkie and his wife, JoAnn of Christy Park, McKeesport; and
several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the JOSEPH W. NICKELS
FUNERAL HOME INC., Herminie, (724) 446-7251, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and
Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held Thursday
at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Darrel Evans officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mars Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Sewickley
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