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January 18, 2013

Angeline Julian Haught

Mayview Hospital retiree was loving mother, grandmother

Angeline Julian Haught, 86, of Parrish, Fla., died Friday, January 18, 2013, while visiting her son in Austin, Texas.

She was born August 6, 1926, in Flemington, W.Va., a daughter of Anthony and Mary Brunetti Bruno Julian.

On February 20, 1943, in Vernon, La., she married John Haught Sr., who died June 24, 1985.

Surviving are three sons, John Haught Jr. and wife Elfreda of Houston, Collin Haught and wife Mary Lou of Parrish, with whom she made her home, and Dwayne Haught of Austin; two grandsons, John Haught III and wife Colleen of Pleasant Hills and Collin Haught and wife Lori of University Park, Fla.; and three great-grandchildren, Austin Haught of Pleasant Hills and Parker Rose and Roman of University Park. Also surviving are her uncle, Jimmy (Virginia) Bruno of Lawrence, and several nieces and a nephew, including two very special nieces, Sharon and Eleanor.

Deceased, in addition to her parents and husband, are three children, Frank, Sharon and Dale, all of whom died in infancy; a brother, Frank Julian; and two sisters, Mary Mahramus and Catherine Gasparovic.

Mrs. Haught spent most of her life in Western Pennsylvania, until moving to Florida in February 2005.

She retired from Mayview State Hospital in 1995.

She was a devout Catholic and loved dogs, working word puzzles, playing Scrabble, cooking, baking and cleaning. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Arrangements are private and services will be held at the convenience of the family. The family suggests memorials be made to one’s local humane society.


Sheila J. Jackson

Sheila J. Jackson, 73, of Washington, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, in Washington Hospital.

Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.

A complete obituary will appear in a later edition.


Christina A. Kasmaric

Outdoors enthusiast worked for Sarris Candies

Christina A. Kasmaric, 48, of Bentlevyille, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013, in her home.

She was born February 21, 1964, in McKeesport, a daughter of Arthur I. Kasmarik of Palm Bay, Fla., and Nancy Agostine Kasmaric of Clairton, both of whom survive.

Miss Kasmaric was a 1982 graduate of Baldwin High School.

She worked in customer service for Sarris Candies in Canonsburg for 15 years.

Miss Kasmaric loved life and the outdoors as well as hiking and gardening.

Surviving, in addition to her parents, are two daughters, Sarah Shaffer of Pittsburgh and Laura Shaffer of Erie; a brother; Glenn Kasmarik of Canonsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, January 20, in Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street, Bentleyville, for a memorial service and celebration of her life. Interment is private. Guestbook and personal condolences may be accessed at www.GreenleeFuneralHome.com.


Crystal Lynn Knox

Washington homemaker

Crystal Lynn Knox, 51, of Washington, died unexpectedly Thursday, January 17, 2013.

She was born August 24, 1961, in Washington, a daughter of Shirley Greer Anderson of Washington and the late Timothy R. Anderson Jr.

She was a homemaker and she loved her grandkids.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a son, John J. Wright Jr. of Washington; a daughter, Christina Wright of Washington; three brothers, Timothy R. III, Gary A. and Brent N. Anderson, all of Washington; and two grandchildren, Sean Williams and Amira Navarro.

Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, with Pastor Ted Cukryznski officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Additional information and guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Carol Ann McClain

Seamstress, ACS volunteer, First Baptist member

Carol Ann McClain, 55, of Canonsburg, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, in her home, with her family by her side.

She was born June 30, 1957, in Washington, a daughter of Harvey A. and Marguerite McCartney Engel of Canonsburg.

Ms. McClain was a 1974 graduate of Fort Cherry High School.

She was a seamstress for Ace Reconditioning in Washington.

Ms. McClain was a member of First Baptist Church and the Eagles of Canonsburg.

She had volunteered for the American Cancer Society and was an avid bingo player and Steelers fan.

Surviving, in addition to her parents, are two sons, John McClain (Valerie Campbell) and David McClain, both of Canonsburg; a granddaughter, Vanessa McClain; two brothers, Dan and Allen Engel, both of Canonsburg; a sister, Cathy Lucas (Thomas) of Washington; and a nephew, Jeffrey Lucas.

A brother, Robert Engel, died in infancy.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, with the Rev. Bill Barnett officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 331 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301; or First Baptist Church, 215 North Central Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at www.mcilvaine-speakman.com.


Violet Sampson Milliken

Homemaker was excellent cook, baker

Violet Sampson Milliken, 93, of Washington, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, with her family at her side.

She was born May 25, 1919, in Dallas, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Forest and Dessa McWhorter Sampson.

Mrs. Milliken was a graduate of Triadelphia High School, Wheeling, W.Va. She was a homemaker, an excellent cook and baker, and an avid reader.

She was a resident of Ellwood City for 32 years before moving to Washington in 1998.

She was a member of Wurtenburg United Methodist Church.

On October 18, 1941, she married William Milliken Jr., who died September 17, 1985.

She is survived by a daughter, Connie (Jack) McGinnis of Peters Township; a son, James W. (Linda) Milliken of West Chester; a brother, Richard Lane Sampson of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris) Davis of South Fayette, Susan (Michael Lord) Milliken of Denver, Colo., Christine Milliken of Philadelphia, William McGinnis of Carnegie and James (Mary) McGinnis of Washington; and four great grandchildren, Dylan and Brynn Davis and Katherine and Michael McGinnis.

She is preceded in death by two brothers, Albert Clark and J. Forest Sampson; and two sisters, Virginia Marie Spurrier and Viola Imogene Pollard.

Friends will be received from noon to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Michael H. Heinrich Funeral Home, 219 Main Street, Claysville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, with Pastor Dan Grimes officiating. Interment will follow in West Alexander Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to West Alexander United Methodist Church.


Stanley A. Odoski

Port Authority retiree owned Picturesque Landscaping

Stanley A. Odoski, 63, of Elizabeth, died Thursday, January 17, 2013.

He was born April 17, 1949, in McKeesport, a son of Catherine Tachoir Odoski of West Mifflin and the late Stanley A. Odoski Sr.

Mr. Odoski was retired from Port Authority of West Mifflin and was the proprietor of Picturesque Landscaping, which had always been his passion.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus 4210 in West Mifflin, loved leisurely boating and was a car collector. He mostly loved working.

Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Marta Nackoul Odoski; stepdaughter Melissa (John) Hill of Elizabeth; granddaughter Rebecca Hill of Elizabeth; siblings David (Kim) Odoski of Butler, Linda (Bob) Addoms of Moon Township, Deb (Don) Pungitore of Elizabeth, Cindy (Jim) Boot of West Mifflin and Jill (Dave) Gray of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

He also leaves his two loyal dogs, Tasha and Hunter, and many, many friends.

Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 15131, Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 21, in St. Michael’s Church, 101 McClay Drive, Elizabeth, 15037, with Father Thomas Wagner officiating. Rememberances may be made to Three Rivers Family Hospice, 1195 Jacks Run Road, North Versailles, PA 15137.



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