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Subject: [PAWESTMO-L] Tribune Review Obits for Tuesday February 27, 2001
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 01:41:41 EST
Francis J. Barry III
Francis J. BARRY III, 66, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, in
Briarcliff Pavilion. He was born May 20, 1934, in McKeesport, a son of the
late Margaret MIHALSKY Barry. Mr. Barry was the president and owner of Norwin
Hills Cruise and Travel Inc., and was formerly employed by Westinghouse
Electric in the security division. He was a member of St. Stephen's Byzantine
Catholic Church, Norwin Rotary and the Knights of Columbus, McKeesport. He
was a graduate of St. Peter's High School in McKeesport, and a veteran of the
U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Marian
PERKOWSKI Barry; a daughter, Rosanne NOVOTNAK and her husband, Kurt, of North
Huntingdon; a granddaughter, Marina Novotnak; and nieces and nephews. Friends
will be received at the SHIRLEY-KUKICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Clay Pike,
Circleville, North Huntingdon, A Divine Liturgy will be held in St.
Stephen's Church followed by interment in the New St. Joseph Cemetery.
Matthew Joseph Connelly
Matthew Joseph CONNELLY, 15, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001,
at his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1985, in Shadyside, a son of Edward and Sue
MATIASIC Connelly. He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, North
Huntingdon. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Erin
Michelle; his brothers, Brian E. and Joseph C., all at home; and maternal
grandparents, Michael and Josephine Matiasic of Ardara. Friends will be
received at the SHIRLEY-KUKICH FUNERAL HOME INC., Clay Pike, Circleville,
North Huntingdon, A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Agnes Church,
North Huntingdon, followed by interment in Long Run Cemetery.
Kathryn A. (Wilt) Harrison
Formerly of Greensburg
Kathryn A. ``Kate'' (WILT) HARRISON, 79, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001. Wife of
the late William E. Harrison. Daughter of the late Augustine and Letta Wilt.
Beloved mother of William E. Harrison Jr. and his wife, Barbara, and Lawrence
J. Harrison. Grandmother of Christie Schuretta and Kelly Harrison. Sister of
Mary A. HOOVER, Teresa P. MORGAN, Rita M. FILSON, Bernard L. Wilt, John F.
Wilt and the Rev. Father George A. Wilt, pastor of St. Bernard Church, Mt.
Lebanon. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at
LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, A Mass of
Christian Burial will be offered in St. Bernard Church Interment Greensburg
Margaret E. Henderson
Margaret E. HENDERSON, 84, of Ligonier, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, in
Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born March 25, 1916, in Blacklick, the
daughter of the late Henry and Rose BUCHANNAN LOVERIDGE. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Henderson, in 1975;
a son, David R. Henderson, in 1992; a daughter, Nancy J. WATKINS, in 1994;
and four brothers, Glenn, Russell, Clair and Ralph Loveridge. Prior to
retirement she had been employed as the crafts director for the Bethlen Home,
Ligonier. She was an ordained lay minister in the Baptist church and a member
of the Ligonier Baptist Church. Survivors include six grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Phillip ``Jerry'' Watkins of Ligonier.
Friends will be received at the J. PAUL McCRACKEN FUNERAL CHAPEL INC., 144 E.
Main St., Ligonier, where service will be held with the Rev. Wendell L.
Bishop officiating. Interment Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
William T. `Bill' Hinds
William T. "Bill" HINDS, 84, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001. Beloved husband of
Dolores D. Hinds. Father of William G. Hinds of S. Fayette and Judith Hinds
BOEHM of Winfield, W.Va. Grandfather of William G. Hinds Jr., Elizabeth Hinds
DETTORE, Lauri Boehm DYER, Richard A. Boehm Jr. and Emily Boehm KEARNS. Also
survived by two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Harry R. Hinds of
Glenshaw. Mr. Hinds was "Bill " of "Buzz and Bill" on KDKA-TV in the 1950s.
He was involved in fund-raising for the Cerebral Palsy telethons and worked
very hard as chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association also in the 50s.
Friends received in the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4201 Brownsville
Road, Brentwood, Funeral service in the Whitehall U. P. Church
Wilbur ``Wib'' HUFFMAN, 72, of McMurray, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001. Beloved
husband of Adeline ``Tootise''JONES Huffman; father of Timothy K. Jones,
Kimberly Jones MILES and her husband, Larry, Pamela Jones MEIER and her
husband, Joe, and the late Pamela WITZEL and Kirk Huffman; grandfather of
Caden and Tyler Meier and Todd and Yvonne Witzel; great-grandfather of Carsen
Noelle; brother of Don Huffman, Dan Huffman, Cliff Huffman, Lois Huffman and
Marion CENTURIONE. Wib was vice-president of Jones Associates in Canonsburg.
He also served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and the Korean war.
He was a member of Ruthford Lutheran Church and the Lone Pine Golf Club, and
will be greatly missed by his little buddies, Harry and Charlie. Funeral
arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Friends are welcome at 2828 Washington Road,
Peters Township, (724) 941-3211, Additional visitation until the time of
service at noon.
Jack M. Spencer
Jack M. SPENCER, 85, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, in his home. He was born
April 30, 1915, in Irwin, a son of the late William T. and Myrtle Mae
(SLAUGENHAUPT) Spencer. Jack was retired from the Hockensmith Corp. of Penn,
where he began his career in 1936 as a clerk, eventually becoming treasurer
and retiring in 1982 as president and chief executive officer. He was a
graduate of Duff's Business School. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran
Church, Irwin, where he served on the church council, financial adviser, on
the choir, former choir director and Sunday school teacher. He was an Eagle
Scout and former scoutmaster, a former member of the Irwin Male Chorus and
active with the former Little Theater of Irwin. He is survived by his wife of
56 years, Lois (FULTON) Spencer; and a brother, W. Paul Spencer of
Pittsburgh. Friends will be received in the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521
Main St., Irwin, Funeral service will be held in Holy Trinity Lutheran
Church with the Rev. Clifton Suehr officiating Private interment in Irwin
Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon.
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