Obituaries March 29

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Mildred Mae Allen

Homemaker enjoyed horseback riding

Mildred Mae Allen, 80, of Washington, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Presbyterian SeniorCare, Washington, following a lengthy illness.


She was born November 5, 1932, in Washington, a daughter of Julius “Jule” Moore and Grace Noble Moore.


Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and enjoyed horseback riding, polka and country dancing, traveling and shopping.


In 1949, she married Leo Charles “Punk” Allen, who died November 10, 2009.


She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church on Meyers Road, Washington.


Surviving are two sons, Johnnie (Eleanor) Allen and Dennis (Sandy) Allen of Washington; a daughter, Cindy “Cricket” (David) Lemley of Washington; five grandchildren, Johnnie Allen Jr., Casey and Cody Lemley, Kim Fox and Joie Durbin; and six great-grandchildren, Cheyanne, Dustin, Chase, Cole, Cody and Sabre.


Deceased are a grandson, Brian Mitchell; a brother, Donald Moore; and a sister, Gladys Wright.


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, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, with the Rev. Jason Jablonski officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Stella M. Dmochowsky Barich

Carmichaels resident

Stella M. Dmochowsky Barich, 83, of Carmichaels, died at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg, after a brief illness.


She was born May 10, 1929, in Bobtown, a daughter of the late Thomas and Michalina Niemczyk Dmochowsky.


On August 26, 1950, she married John G. Barich, who survives.


Also surviving are a son, David J. Barich and wife Mary Beth of Rockford, Ill.; a daughter, Janice Marie Kourniotis and husband Clifford of Penn Hills; five grandchildren, David M. Barich and wife Jeannette and children Andrew and Kinsley Barich, Michael J. Barich and wife Bridgette, Paul R. Barich, Stephen J. Barich and Alexa Kourniotis; a brother, Stanley Dmochowsky and wife Dorothy of Springfield, Ore.; and several nieces and nephews.


Deceased are four brothers, Peter, Joseph, John and Edward Dmochowsky.


There will be no public viewing, and all arrangements were private and were under the direction of Yoskovich Funeral Home, 724-966-5500, Martin J. Yoskovich, funeral director, 300 South Vine Street, Route 88, Carmichaels. Private interment took place at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Point Marion. For additional information and to sign a guest book, please visit www.YoskovichFH.com.


Daniel Scott Burroughs

Washington H.S. grad served in U.S Marine Corps

Daniel Scott Burroughs passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, in his home in Rockmart, Ga.


He was born May 14, 1955, a son of Betty Rose Burroughs of Washington and the late Donald Scott Burroughs.


Mr. Burroughs was a graduate of Washington High School.


He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.


Surviving are his mother Betty; a daughter, Melissa Burroughs Phelps; and a son-in-law, David Phelps.


Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Freeman Harris Funeral Home, Rockmart. The family asks, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation at http://www.myotonic.org.


Claudia Hart Carden

Formerly of Clarksville

Claudia “Sissy” Hart Carden, 70, of LaFollette, Tenn., and formerly of Clarksville, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013.


She was a daughter of late Clyde Edward and Anna Grace Burkett Hart.


Mrs. Carden was the beloved wife of the late Joseph.


Surviving are a son, Clyde Allen (Lori) of Careyville, Tenn.; three grandchildren; and sisters Ruth Manfredi (James) of Baltimore Md., Grace Gould (Jack) of Pittsburgh and Sandra Bupka (Francis) of Mather.


She was a sister of the late Harry “Joe” Hart and the late Florence “Salle” Grim.


All services are private.


Grace Lucia McGinty Holod

Bell Telephone retiree enjoyed Rehoboth Beach

Grace Lucia McGinty Holod, 84, of Monongahela, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in her home.


She was born April 19, 1928, in Monongahela, a daughter of Charles and Mary Pezzoni McGinty.


Mrs. Holod was a 1946 graduate of Monongahela High School. She began her career as an operator for Bell Telephone Co. in Charleroi and retired in 1990 as a maintenance administrator.


She was a member of St. Damien of Molokai Parish’s Transfiguration Church and its Ladies of Charity.


Mrs. Holod enjoyed playing cards, especially with PAL Card Club in New Eagle. She and her friends liked to frequent The Meadows to play the penny slots and enjoyed going to Hills Restaurant in New Eagle for a bite to eat. She looked forward to spending time at Rehoboth Beach, Del., loved reading, watching football and basketball on television and made, what her family considered, the meanest ham salad sandwich ever.


She is survived by a daughter, Perri Ann Holod of Washington, D.C.; two nephews, Jack McGinty and wife Marianne of Odenton, Md., and Tom McGinty and wife Linda of Monongahela; a niece, Mary Klinger and husband Jeff of Bentleyville; and several cousins, great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward “Stooge” Holod, who died May 8, 1976; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Margaret “Midge” McGinty; and a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret “Maxine” and Marvin Conner.


Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, in St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church, with the Rev. William Terza, pastor, as celebrant. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Damien of Molokai Parish, 722 West Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063. Condolences may be made to the family at www.fryefuneralhome.com.


Leon H. Jenkins Jr.

Leon H. Jenkins Jr., 89, of Brownsville, Centerville Borough, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Senior Life, Uniontown.


Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of John B. Greenlee Funeral Home, 2830 Main Street, Beallsville. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


John E. Manges

Combustion Engineering retiree

John E. Manges, 78, of Monongahela, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in Monongahela Valley Hospital.


He was born February 27, 1935, in Lamberton, a son of John Eldred and Pauline Semoskey Manges.


In the 1970s, he was the general manager of Rebel Manufacturing in Donora. He retired from Combustion Engineering in East Monongahela with more than 25 years of employment.


Mr. Manges joined Company A with the Army National Guard in Monongahela and was a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Navy.


He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 455 of Monongahela and Carroll American Legion James C. Ford Post 949 of Dunkirk and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1409 of Monongahela. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed camping, golf and traveling.


Surviving are his wife, Rosalie Pust Manges, with whom he celebrated 54 years of marriage July 14, 2012; a son, James M. Manges and wife Joan E. of Bellevue; a grandson, James M. Manges II and wife Ashley; a granddaughter, Joslynne K. Manges; two brothers, Darwin R. Manges and wife Susan of Monongahela and James L. Manges and wife Grace of Donora; and two sisters, Lois Thomas and husband William of Florida and Carolyn Pavlisak and husband Frank of Monongahela.


Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, in St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church, with the Rev. William Terza, pastor, as celebrant. Committal services and entombment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora, with full military honors conducted by Mon Valley Honor Guard and Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Cerebral Palsy Legacy Fund, c/o BPO Elks Lodge 455, 444-446 Jackson Street, Monongahela, PA 15063. The Mid-Mon Shipmates will conduct a two-bell ceremony Monday evening at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Condolences may be made to the family at www.fryefuneralhome.com.


Mildred Hope Parkes Morgan

Member ?of Pa. Farm Bureau

Mildred Hope Parkes Morgan, 82, of South Fayette Township, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis.


She was born November 11, 1930, at home in South Fayette, a daughter of the late James and Flora Vietta Hickman Parkes.


She was a lifelong member of Gladden United Presbyterian Church and its Women’s Association, Millers Run Grange and Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. She enjoyed baking, craft-making, knitting, crocheting and traveling and was passionate about tracing her family genealogy.


Surviving are her loving husband of 63 years, William Dinsmore Morgan of South Fayette; two sons, Jeffrey Morgan of Maple Shade, N.J., and Donald (Jody) Morgan of Landenberg; a daughter, Pamela Morgan of Hickory; five grandchildren, Cynthia and Andrew Morgan of Philadelphia, Christopher (Christine) Morgan of Soldotna, Alaska, and William and David Morgan of Landenberg; and a brother, James (Sarah) Parkes of Clarion.


Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Coleman-Taylor Funeral Services, 3378 Millers Run Road, Route 50, Cecil. A church service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, in Gladden United Presbyterian Church, McDonald, with Pastor Doug Kearns officiating. Private interment will be in Fawcett Family plot within National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township. The family asks, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Washington Area Humane Society, Box 66, Eighty Four, PA 15330, or American Lung Association to further research pulmonary fibrosis.


Mary Cecelia Moritz

Recently cruised the Southern Caribbean

Mary Cecelia Moritz, 100, of Washington, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Washington County Health Center, Chartiers Township.


She was born February 17, 1913, in Newark, Del., a daughter of Michael Gessner and Catherine Barbara Seiss Gessner.


Mrs. Moritz was a member of St. Hilary Church and Washington Senior Citizens. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, crafts and painting.


Just three weeks ago, she went on a cruise to the Southern Caribbean.


On August 29, 1932, she married Edward Charles Moritz, who died March 27, 1984.


Surviving are two daughters, Rosemary (George) Clayton of Waynesburg and Arline (Raymond) Chiz of Bethel Park; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.


Deceased are a brother, Michael J. Gessner, and two sisters, Christine Stevens and Genevieve Hubert.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, in St. Hilary Church, Washington. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Mary M. Hutter Slider

Formerly of Washington

Mary M. “Butchie” Hutter Slider, 66, formerly of Washington, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Washington Hospital.


She was born September 30, 1946, in Washington, a daughter of Robert and Laura Gagnon Hutter and was a homemaker. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren.


Surviving are five sons, Robert Slider of Weirton, W.Va., Chris Silder (Diana) of Greensburg, David Slider (Melinda) of Erie, Joey Slider (Celena) of Weirton and Allen Slider (Crystal) of Erie; two daughters, Helena Fischer (James) of Washington and Jodi Valentine (Tom) of Belle Vernon; two brothers, Keith Hutter and Allen Hutter, both of Washington; three sisters, Shirley Sprowls and Debbie Hutter, both of Washington, and Sandra Allen of High Point, N.C.; 28 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Deceased are her husband, Wilbert Slider; a son, Russell Slider; and a sister, Carol Kernde.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, supervisor, Phillip L. Sollon, director, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, with the Rev. Shirley Sprowls officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery. There will be no visitation Easter Sunday. In lieu of flowers, her family requests contributions be sent to Sollon Funeral Home. Please visit www.sollon.com for additional information and to view and leave condolences.


Ronald W. Webster

UMWA member worked for Clyde, Nemacolin mines

Ronald W. Webster, 58, of Carmichaels, formerly of Waynesburg and North Carolina, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in his home.


He was born December 16, 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio, a son of the late William and Evelyn Beatty Webster.


Mr. Webster attended West Greene High School and Greene County Vo-Tech.


He worked as a coal miner at the Clyde and Nemacolin mines. He had owned and operated B&R Service Station in Carmichaels. In 1990, he moved to North Carolina and worked for Vulcan Materials Co. in Hendersonville, N.C.


Mr. Webster moved back to Greene County in September 2012.


He was a member of United Mine Workers of America.


Mr. Webster loved landscaping his yard, Steelers football and NASCAR.


On July 25, 1989, in Manassas, Va., he married Lori Brouse, who survives.


Also surviving are two children, Kristie Tramel and husband Pat of Candler, N.C., and Michael Bizub and wife Amanda of Swannanoa, N.C.; his pride and joy, his two granddaughters, Lauren and Brooklyn; sisters Lynne, Karen, Linda, Susie and Leora; a brother, Johnny; his father-in-law, Ralph Blaker; a brother-in-law, Ike Bihun; and several nieces and nephews.


He also leaves behind his faithful companion, Bubbles, his dog.


Deceased, in addition to his parents and grandparents, are a special mother-in-law, Dee Blaker, and his best friend, Bob Kovalcheck.


Friends and family will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday in Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, with the Rev. Harold O. Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township. Condolences may be offered at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.


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