Obituaries April 22

April 21, 2013

Patricia Ann Adams

Patricia Ann Adams, 59, of Canonsburg, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Canonsburg General Hospital, following a lengthy illness.

She was born June 14, 1953, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Edward and Mary Lou Jones Adams.

Ms. Adams had worked at the former RCA in Meadow Lands and Taco Bell in Washington.

She was a 1972 graduate of Canon-McMillan High School and received an associate degree in accounting from Penn Commercial.

Ms. Adams enjoyed crocheting, crafting and bowling.

Surviving are a daughter, Ashley Earle of West Des Moines, Iowa; three grandchildren, Eden Thompson and Isabella and Charity Adams; five sisters, Phyllis Taylor of Oxon Hill, Md., Virginia Smith of Houston, Brenda Lacks (Lawrence) of Eighty Four, Donna Walker of Canonsburg and Tina Adams of Herndon, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.

Deceased are two brothers, Warren and Dennis Adams.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday 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. Wednesday, April 24. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at

Anna Bebo

Anna Bebo, 90, of Atlasburg, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

She was born February 21, 1923, in Westmoreland County.

Mrs. Bebo was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Burgettstown, and its Christian Mothers and Catholic Daughters.

She loved animals and enjoyed gardening but especially loved spending time with her great-grandchildren.

On February 21, 1944, she married John Bebo, who died August 3, 2010.

Surviving are two sons, John (Florence) Bebo of Avella and Jim (Shirley) Bebo of Atlasburg, with whom she made her home; three grandchildren, Darcy Bebo, Elizabeth (Andrew Lohn) Bebo and Rebecca (Brian) Kelly; and six great-grandchildren, Mason Bebo, Virginia, Carter and Mary Jane Lohn and Jazzmyn and Brian Kelly.

Deceased, in addition to her husband, are two sisters, Suzie Kolar and Veronica Mikovich.

Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Taucher Funeral Home, 23 Erie Mine Road, Burgettstown, where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 24. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown. For further information and condolences, please visit

Linda L. Carpenter

Linda L. Carpenter, 75, of Washington, died early Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Canonsburg General Hospital.

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

Marion L. Fickinger

Marion L. Fickinger, 100, of McMurray, died peacefully Saturday, April 20, 2013.

She was born February 19, 1913, in Sewickley, a daughter of Bert and Lena Palmer Lindberg.

Mrs. Fickinger attended Carnegie Institute of Technology and was a homemaker.

She enjoyed playing bridge with her many friends in Peters Township and at Cranmoor, where she resided for several years. She also loved shopping, especially at South Hills Village, and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan.

Surviving are a son, Frank E. Fickinger III and wife Bonnie of Eighty Four; two daughters, Marilyn Brown and husband Ronald of Sellersville and Lynn Hoyle of Pittsburgh; seven grandchildren, David Brown and wife Donna, Carole McCartney and husband Jack, Lori Schrock and husband William, Kelly Reasbeck, Frank T. Fickinger, John Lehner and wife Rose and Julie Telban and husband Jonathan; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Deceased are her husband, Frank E. Fickinger Jr.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, supervisor, Phillip L. Sollon, director. Family and friends will meet for services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills, with the Rev. Jennifer Dill officiating. Interment will follow. Please visit for additional information and to view and leave condolences.

Patricia Ann Grimm

Patricia Ann “Patti” Grimm, 46, of West Alexander, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 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.

Elizabeth M. Jeannot

Elizabeth M. “Libby” Jeannot, 93, of Finleyville, died Friday, April 19, 2013, in Meadowcrest Nursing Facility, Bethel Park.

She was born September 16, 1919, in Cecil, a daughter of the late Louis and Elizabeth Schoy Jeannot.

After the death of her parents, while she was still a toddler, she and her siblings were raised by her uncle and aunt, John and Dolphine “Auntie” Singer, formerly of Finleyville.

Ms. Jeannot was retired as an administrative secretary with the former Kelly and Hogan Insurance Co. in Pittsburgh.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville, where she taught Sunday school for many years.

Surviving are five nephews, Raymond McCallister, Donald McCann, Norman “Butch” George, Robert Scott and Jack Scott; six nieces, Norma Jean McCann, Cheryl Malone, Elizabeth Walters, Cynthia Taylor, Janis Cordray and Jacci Mahrt; and many great-nephews and nieces.

Deceased are five sisters, Dolphine Crisp, Mary Louise McCallister, Norma McCann, Blanche George and Isabelle Mahrt; two nieces, Barbara Lee Garry and Phyllis Scott; a nephew, Patrick Mahrt; and a great-nephew, Michael McCallister.

Services will be private. Interment will be held in Finleyville Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Kegel Funeral Home Inc., Tim P. Kegel, supervisor, Finleyville. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Finleyville, 3595 Washington Avenue, Finleyville, PA 15332.

John R. Roberts

John R. Roberts, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, April 21, 2013, in Molinaro Manor, Oakdale.

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.



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