Clara M. Arnold Berman
Clara M. Arnold Berman, 73, beloved wife of the late Martin Berman, entered life eternal Tuesday, February 19, 2013, surrounded by her family, less than three months after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
She was born in England. She and her now-deceased parents, Hermann and Liesel Arnold, emigrated to Paraguay, South America, as refugees during World War II. At the age of 19, she and her eight siblings and parents immigrated to the United States, living first in Georgia and later in New York, Connecticut and finally Pennsylvania.
Surviving are five sisters, Agnes Foster, Elisabeth (Stephen) Priest, Carrie (Joseph) Wojtyna, Kate (Vincent) Keating and Hannah (James) Phero; three brothers, Michael (Grace) Arnold, Hermann Arnold and Franklin Arnold; 14 nephews and nieces; and 10 great-nephews and nieces.
Miss Berman overcame many obstacles to earn her bachelor of administation degree from Duquesne University and her master’s degree in special education from the University of Pittsburgh.
She taught for the Intermediate Unit in the Washington area for many years and was loved by her students and their parents alike. She had kept in contact with many of them, even after retiring. She was known for sending cards and giving gifts for every occasion not only to members of her family, but to all her many friends and their children.
A celebration of her life will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in Highland Brethren Church, 450 Highland Ridge Road, Marianna. A light dinner will be served following the service. Arrangements were entrusted to Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Inc., www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.
1929 – 2013
Ted Camp, 83, of Canton, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in Canton Christian Home, Canton, following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 21, 1929, in Canton, a son of the late Raymond and Velma Haley Camp.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Shirley Zinninger Camp; two daughters, Lori Clark and husband Kim of Canton and Cheri McIlvaine and husband Rob of Washington; four grandchildren, Aaron and Amanda Clark and Craig and Sara McIlvaine; and many close friends.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, March 1, in Greenwood Christian Church, 4425 Frazer Avenue North West, North Canton, OH 44709, followed by services at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in North Lawn Cemetery, Canton.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Greenwood Christian Church or Round Lake Christian Camp, 114 State Route 3, Lakeville, OH 44638. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at www.mcilvaine-speakman.com.
Fern L. Glover
1940 – 2013
Fern L. Glover, 72, of Waynesburg, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in Ewing Manor Personal Care Home, Waynesburg.
She was born May 25, 1940, in Wayne Township, Greene County, a daughter of the late James and Irene Minor Glover.
Miss Glover attended elementary school in Kuhntown and resided most of her life in Wayne Township. For 28 years, she made her home with the Loretta Cheek family in Wind Ridge.
Surviving are an uncle, John Glover of Canonsburg, and several cousins.
The Loretta Cheek family and the staff of Ewing Manor Personal Care home showed loving care to her.
Friends will be received from noon to 1 p.m., the time of service, Friday, March 1, in Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg, with the Rev. David Lund officiating. Interment will follow in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville. Condolences may be offered at www.behmfh.com.
Arthur Herman, 80, of Slovan, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in Townview Health and Rehabilitation Center, Canonsburg.
Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Lee and Martin Funeral Home, Burgettstown. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.
Robert Marshall Hornickel
Retired pharmacist served in Air Force
Robert Marshall “Skip” Hornickel passed away suddenly, but painlessly, Saturday, February 23, 2013.
He was born November 7, 1925, in Lakewood, Ohio, a son of Howard E. and Elizabeth Matheny Hornickel.
Starting school in Bay Village, Ohio, the family moved in 1936, where he attended Monongahela High School. Instead of being drafted for World War II, he enlisted in the Air Force while still in high school and served as a B-24 tail gunner with the 458th Bombardment Group, 754th Air Squadron, from 1941 to 1945.
Post war, he received his high school diploma in 1946, attended Kiski School in Saltsburg and later entered Ohio Northern University, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, receiving his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in 1950.
After working as a registered pharmacist in Ohio and Donora, he opened Colonial Pharmacy in 1960 on East Pike Street in Canonsburg. After a large urban renewal project saw the closing of the pharmacy in 1979, he worked for area pharmacies, until his retirement in 1989.
Mr. Hornickel enjoyed boating, making beautiful latch-hook rugs, attending River City Brass Band concerts and baking his famous flavored bread for friends and family. He was an excellent carpenter and completely renovated a historic Scenery Hill tavern built in 1832, a home his family lived in for many years. He volunteered his carpentry expertise for numerous family home projects as well as thousands of hours of assistance to the Church of the Covenant, where he was a member. He also volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was a member of Syria Shrine and Western Wing of the Eighth Air Force.
He and his beloved wife of 51 years, Mary Constance “Connie” Callahan Hornickel, who survives, enjoyed many trips throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean.
Also surviving are two children, Helen Elizabeth Taras and husband John of Belchertown, Mass., and Dr. Howard “Howdy” Hornickel and wife Kristan of Washington; five dearly loved grandchildren, Jordan and Caitlin Taras of Boston, Mass., and Kyle, Alexis and Ryan Hornickel of Washington; and a brother, John “Jack” Hornickel and wife Polly of Hudson, Ohio.
Deceased is a sister, Kathryn Hornickel Hamilton; her husband, Wayne, survives in Orono, Maine.
Mr. Hornickel will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Additional visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., the time of service, Sunday, March 3, in Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau Street, Washington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to Church of the Covenant Building and Grounds fund. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.
Julia Mae Wells Jolly
1940 – 2013
Julia Mae Wells Jolly, 72, of Washington, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in her home, with her family by her side.
She was born September 4, 1940, in Coraopolis, a daughter of the late William Wells and Nancy M. Davis Wells.
Also deceased is a son, Lance Christopher Jolly.
Surviving are children Ronald Wells of Washington, Gary Wells of South Park, Bobby L. Jolly of Detroit, Mich., Michael B. Jolly of Washington, Nancy M. Jolly Washington, Vallarie D. Jolly Hagan of Woodmere, Ohio, Willie Ray Jolly Sr. of Washington, Dana D. Jolly of Pittsburgh, Saul D. Wells Sr. of Washington and Karen R. Wells of Washington; brother Henry Blevins Sr. of Detroit; 33 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild; and nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends.
UPMC Cancer Center in Meadow Lands provided excellent care for her over the years.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in William G. Neal Funeral Home, 395 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2. Interment will immediately follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery, McMurray. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lantz Funeral Home, 121 Ridge Avenue, Washington.
William M. Jorn
LTV Steel retiree served in Air Force
William M. Jorn, 75, of Center Township, Beaver County, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013, in Heritage Valley Hospital, Sewickley.
He was born May 17, 1937, in Bulger, a son of the late William H. and Helen Freshwater Jorn.
Mr. Jorn was a retired foreman from the tin plate division of LTV Steel with 41 years of service. After his retirement, he worked part time for Avis Rental Car at Pittsburgh International Airport.
He was a member of Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church in Aliquippa.
Mr. Jorn served in the U.S. Air Force at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Denver, Colo.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Dorothy S. (Swanik) Jorn; a son, William Jorn of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a daughter, Carol Jorn of Shreveport, La.; two grandchildren, Ashley and Mariah Wilson; a great-granddaughter, Nayila Harris; and a brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Patricia Jorn of Washington.
Deceased, in addition to his parents, is a grandson, Kenneth Wilson Jr.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Tatalovich Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 3475 Brodhead Road, Center Township, Monaca, PA 15061, www.tatatalovichfuneralhome.com, where the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct full military honors at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, followed by a service officiated by his pastor, the Rev. Mike Anastas. Private interment will take place in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township.
Pauline L. Navoski
Member of Center Presbyterian Church
Pauline L. Navoski, 88, of McDonald, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in her home.
She was born January 4, 1925, in Midway, a daughter of the late Prosper Joseph and Ida Doumont Pierrard.
Mrs. Navoski was a 1942 graduate of Midway High School.
She owned P.J. Ceramics, when it was located in Midway and McDonald.
Mrs. Navoski was a member of Center Presbyterian Church in Midway.
She loved to bake and cook for her family, who was most important in her life. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
On May 3, 1947, she married William Navoski, who died January 28, 2010.
Surviving are two daughters, Paula D. (Edward) Salvini of Midway and Jacqueline L. (Paul) Stupy of Canonsburg; four grandchildren, Alan (Michele) Salvini, Lesley (Dale) Baird, William (Susan) Reed and Charles (Tracy) Reed Jr.; and seven great-grandchildren, Anthony Reed, Jacob Baird, Aaron Baird, Emily Reed, Dominic Salvini, Giuliana Salvini and Jude Reed.
Deceased are a sister, Rosine Pierrard; a brother, Charles Pierrard; and a grandchild, Christina Salvini.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Nation Funeral Home Inc., 220 East Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, with the Rev. Brian Kilbert, pastor of Center Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Center United Presbyterian Church. Condolences, photos and additional information are available at www.nationfuneralhome.com.
Mary Ann Penvose
Member of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church
Mary Ann Penvose, 76, of Meadow Lands, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington, surrounded by her family.
She was born July 24, 1936, in Meadow Lands, a daughter of the late Steve and Mary Katherine Wegh Swamp.
Mrs. Penvose had worked at Houston banks for many years, retiring in 1998 from National City.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Meadow Lands and its Christian Mothers and Guild.
Mrs. Penvose was involved with many civic and social activities.
On October 11, 1952, she married Norman E. Penvose, who died March 13, 1989.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie Frameli and husband Ken of Rices Landing; two grandchildren, Ashley and Ryan Greene; a son-in-law, Corwyn Greene of Houston; a brother, Kenneth Swamp of Meadow Lands; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a daughter, Sandie Greene, and a brother, Henry Swamp.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Meadow Lands. Interment will be private. Everyone is asked to meet at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 331 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301, or Donnell House, c/o Hospice Care of The Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at www.mcilvaine-speakman.com.
Carl H.T. Sieg
Carl H. T. Sieg, 93, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in his home.
Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Behm Funeral Home Inc., Jefferson. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.
Orma Louise Woodall
Member of Grace United Methodist Church
Orma Louise Woodall, 94, of Charleroi, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in her home.
She was born December 31, 1918, in Fallowfield Township, a daughter of the late Wilbur and Ida Reed Crow.
Mrs. Woodall was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Coal Center.
During the war, she worked as a magnaflux operator at the Goodyear Aircraft Plant in Akron, Ohio. After returning to Charleroi, she worked for her Aunt Elsie at Feuster’s Beauty Shop in Charleroi.
She owned and operated her own beauty shop in Charleroi for many years and was the beautician for Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home.
Surviving are a son, Roland William Woodall Jr. and wife Dianne of Charleroi; a brother, Wilbur Crow Jr. and wife Judy of Florida; four grandchildren, Todd Woodall, Buddy Woodall and wife Kelly, Travis Woodall and Meredith Woodall; and five great-grandchildren, Whitney, Mackenzie, Courtney, Tawni and Jeffrey Woodall.
Deceased, in addition to her parents, are her husband, Roland William Woodall Sr., and a brother, Wayne Crow.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 226 Fallowfield Avenue, Charleroi, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, with Pastor Ken Custer officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Creek Cemetery, Fallowfield Township.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in her memory to Grace United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com.