March 4

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John H. Bedillion

John H. Bedillion, 81, of South Franklin Township, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.


Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Hummell and Jones Funeral Home Inc., Washington. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


John L. Bonazza Jr.

WWII POW, veteran was devoted church member

John L. “J.B.” Bonazza Jr., 99, of Meadow Lands, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Humbert Lane Personal Care Home, South Strabane Township, with his family by his side.


He was born January 1, 1914, in Santiago, Allegheny County, a son of of the late John L. Sr. and Louisa Bonazza.


Mr. Bonazza was a lifelong and devoted member of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Meadow Lands, where he served as head usher for many years.


He served with the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe, where he was a prisoner of war, captured in Italy and interned in Germany.


Mr. Bonazza was last employed at Abex Corp. as a plant guard.


He was an avid sports fan. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Bears in Meadow Lands, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 in Canonsburg and, for more than 70 years, was a member of SNPJ Lodge 138 in Strabane.


On October 12, 1946, he married Ida Marie Caumo, who passed away January 17, 2009.


Surviving are a son, Richard (Joanne) Bonazza of Washington; a granddaughter, Leah (Josh) Argento of Castle Shannon; and many nieces and nephews.


Mr. Bonazza was the last of his immediate family.


Deceased, in addition to his wife and parents, are three brothers, Louis, Frank “Beechie” and Angelo Bonazza.


Friends are welcome from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Salandra Funeral Service Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Meadow Lands, with the Rev. Carmen D’Amico as celebrant. Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Township. Full military rites will be accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 and American Legion Post 902. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Racetrack Chaplains Association, c/o the Meadows Racetrack, P.O. Box 499 Meadow Lands, PA 15347. To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.


David Eugene Brimacomb

David Eugene Brimacomb, 66, of Washington, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.


Arrangements are incomplete and are entrusted to Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Washington. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


Raymond Nelson Clutter

Raymond “Bull” Nelson Clutter, 84, of East Finley Township, died at 1:56 a.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington.


Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


Terrence J. Fife

Mt. Lebanon resident

Terrence J. “TJ” Fife, 52, of Mt. Lebanon, died Friday, March 1, 2013.


He was the father of Cody, and brother of Linda Malecki, Rickie, Bonnie Houston, John, Dennis, Jeff, Robin Heberling, Jody Lydic and Tim.


Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.


Arrangements are by Beinhauer Funeral Home, 412-531-4000. A private memorial service is planned. Memorials may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.


Mary Thelma Harris

Retired president of ARC of Meadow Lands

Mary Thelma Harris, 98, of Washington, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Washington Hospital.


She was born August 17, 1914, in Washington, a daughter of the late Robert James and Hester May Dentzer Osborn.


Mrs. Harris worked for ARC of Meadow Lands, retiring as president.


On July 14, 1933, she married William Glenn Harris, who died March 8, 1983.


Surviving are a son, Jay Harris of Washington; a daughter, Glenda C. Watt of Washington; and three grandchildren, Susan and Lisa Watt and William Lee Watt.


Deceased are three brothers, Kenneth, Robert and Clifford Osborn; and two sisters, Pauline Renner Ritchie and Maude Clark.


Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Church of Christ, 700 Allison Avenue, Washington, with David Deagle officiating. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family in Washington Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to American Heart Association at www.heart.org. Condolences may be expressed at www.piattandbarnhillfh.com. Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Directors Inc., Charles R. Piatt, owner/supervisor, and Lawrence K. Donovan, director.


Glenn O’Rourke

1964 - 2013

Glenn O’Rouke, 48, of McDonald, died Saturday, March 2, 2013.


He was born May 13, 1964, a son of Patricia Eitenmueller and the late James David O’Rourke.


Mr. O’Rourke worked for B and Z Auto Body in Canonsburg.


Surviving, in addition to his mother, are a son, Dillon James O’Rourke of McDonald; a daughter, Kati Elise O’Rourke of McDonald; and two brothers, James Todd of Neville Island and John O’Rourke of Florida.


Deceased, in addition to his father, is a brother, Mark O’Rourke.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Tuesday, March 5, in Nation Funeral Home Inc., 220 East Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, PA 15057. Memorial contributions may be made to Light of Life Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 6823, Pittsburgh, PA. 15212.


Shawn Thomas Quinlan

1965 - 2013

Shawn Thomas Quinlan, 47, of Burgettstown, Hanover Township, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 3, 2013, in his home.


He was born June 27, 1965, in Pittsburgh, a son of John W. Quinlan (Darlene Chase) of Burgettstown and the late Pamela Stoehr Arnold.


Mr. Quinlan was a 1983 Burgettstown High School graduate. He was a paramedic for Burgettstown Volunteer Ambulance, while in high school.


He worked for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, where he was a member of the Pressman/Paper Handlers Union 9.


Mr. Quinlan enjoyed the outdoors.


Surviving, in addition to his father, are two children, Shawn Patrick Quinlan and Brooke Acklin, both of Burgettstown; and a nephew, Brandon Wilkins of Washington.


Deceased, in addition to his mother, is a brother, Patrick Quinlan.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Lee and Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Florence.


If so desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4620.


Lloyd Wheeler

Lloyd Wheeler, 82, of Washington, died Saturday, March 2, 2013.


Arrangements are incomplete and are entrusted to Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Washington. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


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