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Subject: [INDIANA] Valley News Dispatch Obits for Sunday Sept 3, 2000
Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2000 23:49:27 EDT
Charles W. Burd,
Charles W. Burd, 74, of Natrona Heights, Harrison, died Saturday (Sept. 2,
2000) in his home. He was born July 15, 1926, in Natrona Heights, and lived
in the Valley all his life. Mr. Burd worked as a painter for John Gazarik
Painting of Natrona Heights. His survivors include two brothers, Mark A. and
George R. Burd, both of Brackenridge; five sisters, Pearl "Sis" Lowers of
Freeport, Ann Caine and Shirley Burd, both of Natrona Heights, Mildred
Thickey of Jefferson Township; and Doris Mowen of Bakerstown. Mr. Burd was
preceded in death by his parents, Charles A. and Dorothy L. Bargerstock Burd;
his brother John Burd, killed in World War II; and his twin sister, Claire
Smith. Family and friends are invited from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at
the ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights,
where services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, with Howard G. Russell, pastor of
First Christian Church of Tarentum, officiating. Burial will follow at Mount
Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights, Harrison.
Mary Ann Criswell,
formerly of Vandergift
Mary Ann Criswell, 72, formerly of Vandergrift, died Friday (Sept. 1, 2000)
in Fair Winds Manor, Sarver, Buffalo Township.
Born July 20, 1928, in Vandergrift, she lived in the Kiski Valley all her
A licensed practical nurse, Mrs. Criswell worked at Allegheny Valley
Hospital, Natrona Heights, Harrison, prior to her retirement.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Vandergrift.
Mrs. Criswell is survived by two sons, Joseph Criswell Jr., of Sarver and
William Criswell of East Vandergrift; a daughter, Linda Scholl of Oklahoma
Borough; two grandchildren; two brothers, William Spiher of Vandergrift and
Edward "Skip" Spiher of Ft. Lauderdale; and a sister, Mrs. John (Elizabeth)
Tnd 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the DUNMIRE-KERR FUNERAL HOME, a Golden Rule
member, 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift, where a service is set for 11 a.m.
Tuesday. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.m. today,
and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the DUNMIRE-KERR FUNERAL HOME, a
Golden Rule member, 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift, where a service is set
for 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.
Jean A. Held,
Jean A. Ordakowski Held, 93, of West Deer, died Friday (Sept. 1, 2000) in St.
Barnabas Nursing Home, Richland.
She was born July 25, 1907, in Pittsburgh, and lived in West Deer for 55
Mrs. Held was a member of St. Victor Roman Catholic Church in Bairdford; and
was a life member of the West Deer Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.
She is survived by two sons, Nicholas Galderisi of Bloomfield, and Michael
Galderisi of Winchester, Va.; two daughters, Patricia A. Held, West Deer,
with whom she lived, and Mrs. Robert (Ann M.) Ross of Indiana Township; nine
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandaughter;
one brother, Henry C. Ordakowski of Blairsville; and one sister, Rita R.
Ordakowski of Clark Summit.
Mrs. Held was preceded in death by her husband, Leo J. Held; her parents,
Frank and Anna Maranowski Ordakowski; four brothers, Ted, Ben, Ray and
Chester Ordakowski; and one sister, Frances Laskey.
Friends are being received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the SIWICKI-YANICKO
FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, W in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery,
Frazer.uesday in St. Victor Roman Catholic Church. Burial is in Our Lady of
Hope Cemetery, Frazer.
Lois J. Henry,
formerly of Apollo
Lois J. Henry, 62, of Niles, Ohio, formerly of Apollo, died Friday (Sept. 1,
2000) in Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio.
Born Aug. 29, 1938, in Vandergrift, she lived in Apollo, and moved to Niles
from Cortland, Ohio. She was a taxi driver.
Mrs. Henry attended the Brethern Church in Vandergrift.
Besides her family, Mrs. Henry enjoyed quilting, doing crafts and taking care
of the elderly.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Thomas E. Henry Sr.; five sons,
Thomas E. Jr., John W. and Terry L. Henry, all of Vandergrift, Timothy J.
Henry of Masury, Ohio and Theodore M. Henry of Marietta, Ohio; two daughters,
Deborah J. Henry of Indianapolis, and Brenda L. Agler of Niles; 12
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Brown of North
Apollo; and two sisters, Betty Bodner and Vera Dunmire, also of North Apollo.
Mrs. Henry was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn W. and Emma G. Parks
Brown, her twin brother, Lewis J. Brown, and brothers, David R., John R. and
Robert G. Brown; and one sister, Betty Zerby.
Calling hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL HOME,
8569 Main Street, Kinsman, Ohio. Cremation will follow visiting hours. No
services will be held.
Stephen L. Huska,
formerly of Hyde Park
Stephen L. "Lutz" Huska, 70, formerly of Hyde Park, died Thursday (Aug. 31,
2000) at 11 a.m. in his home in OThursday (Aug. 31, 2000) at 11 a.m. in his
home in Ogden, Utah.
An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Huska served in the European Theatre.
He was a laborer in the construction industry.
Mr. Huska is survived by his daughter, Denise Ann Gore of Ohio; three
grandsons; three brothers, Benjamin J. Huska of Rural Valley; and Leonard J.
and Paul A. Huska, both of Hyde Park; and two sisters, Julia Dosch of Hyde
Park, and Sylvia Oswald of Wheeling.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Theresa Fazekas Huska
There will be no public visitation. A graveside ceremony will be held in St.
Mary Cemetery, Lower Burrell, at the convenience of his family. Arrangements
are in the care of CLAWSON'S, Second at Main, Leechburg.
Irene Labanish Kulakowski, 90, of West Leechburg, died Saturday (Sept. 2,
2000) at 4:50 a.m. in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Harrison.
Born Sept. 24, 1909, in West Leechburg, she lived along Zdina Street, West
Lechburg for 60 years.
Mrs. Kulakowski was a member of St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church in West
She is survived by her son, Frederick G. Kulakowski, at home; and her sister,
Verna Martin of Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Kulakowski was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Kulakowski;
her parents, George and Mary Hvazdak Labanish; three brothers, John, George
and Michael Labanish; a half-brother, Peter Hrenko; and three sisters, Anna
Fair, Mary Labanish, and Pauline Hadel.
At the family's request, there will be no public visitation. Friends and
relatives are invited to attend an 11 a.m. Requiem Mass of Divine Liturgy on
Tuesday at St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, with her pastor, the Rev.
Michael Sopp, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery,
Gilpin. Arrangements by CLAWSON'S, Second at Main, Leechburg. The family
requests memorials in her memory be made to her church.
Joseph J. Marchitelli,
Joseph J. Marchitelli, 79, of Washington Township, died Friday (Sept. 1,
2000) at 10:40 a.m. in the Butler Veterans Administration Hospital, Butler.
Mr. Marchitelli was a Navy veteran who served during World War II.
A coal miner for 40 years, he retired in 1982 from the Canterbury Coal Co.,
Kiski Township, after 20 years.
He was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church in Apollo.
Mr. Marchitelli is survived by his wife of 54 years, Kathryn M. Nolence
Marchitelli; four sons, Joseph D. Marchitelli of Oklahoma Borough, Luke D.
and Gerry M. Marchitelli, both of Washington Township, and Brian M.
Marchitelli of Holiday Park, Plum; five grandchildren; his brother, Leonard
Marchitelli of Caroltown; two stepbrothers, Frank Marchitelli of Saltsburg
and Dominick Pedduzi of Ohio; his sister, Mary Greek of Latrobe; and a
stepsister, Madeline Emrico of Apollo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, John Marchitelli; a
sister, Minnie Shankle; and an infant sister.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday
in the GERALD J. MEDICE FUNERAL HOME, 604 Moore Avenue, North Apollo,
followed by Christian Burial Mass at 10 a.m. in St. James Roman Catholic
Church, the Rev. John T. Sweeney presiding. Burial is in Greenwood Memorial
Park, Lower Burrell. in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.
Ines D. Patti,
Ines D. Patti, 89, of Apollo, died Saturday (Sept, 2, 2000) at 5:20 a.m.in
Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington, where she had been a patient for
She was born Nov. 8, 1910, in Arbus, Sardinia, Italy and came to the United
States in 1920, and lived in Vandergrift prior to moving to Apollo.
Mrs. Patti worked for the Schenley Distillery in Gilpin, and the Apollo
Bottling Co., Apollo, before retiring after 55 years.
She was a member of St. James Roman Catholic Church in Apollo.
Her survivors include her husband of 60 years, Phillip J. Patti; and her
brother, Frank Steri of New Kensington.
Mrs. Patti was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Julia Concas
Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, in the GERALD J. MEDICE FUNERAL HOME,
604 Moore Ave., North Apollo, followed by a service conducted by the Rev.
John T. Sweeney. Burial is in Riverview Cemetery, Kiski Township.
South Buffalo Township
Annabelle (Rupert) Renshaw, 91, of Freeport, South Buffalo Township, died
Friday (Sept. 1, 2000) at 10 p.m. in Fair Winds Manor, Winfield.
She was born Sept. 15, 1908, in Garretts Run, Armstrong County.
A graduate of Clarion Normal School, Clarion, she attended Indiana University
Mrs. Renshaw was a teacher at the Blanket Hill School, Armstrong County.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Manorville.
Mrs. Renshaw is survived by her son, William H. Renshaw of South Buffalo
Township; and two grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Floyd Renshaw; her parents,
Homer and Minerva Goldfinger Rupert; and one brother, Homer Rupert.
Friends are being received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the REDMOND
FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 High St., Freeport, where services are 10 a.m. Monday,
conducted by her pastor, the Rev. Larry Kemp. Burial will be in Union
Cemetery, McVille, South Buffalo Township.
formerly of Tarentum
Frances Caruso Scaglione, 76, of East Liberty, formerly of Tarentum, died
Thursday (Aug. 31, 2000) at 10 p.m. in St. Francis East Nursing Center,
She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Tarentum, and also lived in New York City and
Lowew York City and Lower Burrell.
Her survivors include two brothers, Bernard Caruso of Lower Burrell and Hugo
Caruso of Freehold, N.J.; and her sister, Dolores Jager of Monroeville.
Mrs. Scaglione was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Scaglione; and
her parents, Charles and Tommasina Caruso.
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