Obituaries May 25

May 24, 2013

Donley D. Cain Sr.

Waynesburg Armory National Guard retiree

Donley D. Cain Sr., 73, of Waynesburg, died at 3:10 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington.

He was born Sunday, July 30, 1939, in Waynesburg, a son of the late Edward William and Edith L. Cain Cain.

Mr. Donley was a member of Waynesburg Eagles Club Aerie 598 and the former Waynesburg Elks Lodge 757.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to The Meadows casino.

Mr. Donley worked as a building maintenance engineer for Waynesburg Armory National Guard, retiring in 1998.

On February 20, 1959, he married Mary Beard, who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Pam S. (Lloyd) Fike of Sycamore; four sons, Donley D. Cain Jr. and companion Robin Gill of Mendon, Ohio, William P. (Ronda) Cain of Waynesburg, Art L. Cain of Waynesburg and Rusty L.(Melissa) Cain of Fairmont, W.Va.; 11 grandchildren, Melissa Fike, Lloyd Fike, Rebecca Crouse, Diane Stokes, Alicia Cain, Joshua Cain, Baillie Nelson, Travis Cain, Jessica Cain, Emma Cain and Abby Cain; eight great-grandchildren, Andrew Fike, Collin Fike, Jonathan Oliver, Kiley Bledsoe, Isabella Stokes, Emily Ann Stokes, Sarah Stokes and Harmony Fike; a sister, Mary Ruth Long of Salem, Ohio; two brothers, Rich Cain of Courtland, Ohio and Fred Cain of Cleveland, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased are a sister, Patricia Daruda, and a brother, Jack E. Cain Sr.

Friends will be received from noon to 3 p.m., the time of service, Sunday, May 26, in Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., Daryl L. Throckmorton, owner/director, 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, with the Rev. Larry Douglas officiating. Burial will be private. Information is available at

Roger J. Cuccaro

Longtime North Franklin Township police chief

Roger J. Cuccaro, 61, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Washington, died at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington.

He was born August 28, 1951, in Allegheny County.

Mr. Cuccaro was a graduate of Canon-McMillan High School.

He was an emergency medicine technician/paramedic for Ambulance and Chair for many years, beginning in 1974. He was a longtime deputy coroner for the former Washington County Coroner Farrell Jackson. He was also a graduate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Training Center, a police officer and longtime police chief of North Franklin Township and a certified private investigator, who established Knight Investigation and Consulting Services in 1988. After moving to Florida in 2004, he worked as director of resort security for Westgate Resorts until August 2011.

Mr. Cuccaro was a member of International Association of Fire Service Instructors, National Association of the Chief of Police, the local branch of the BPOE Elks Lodge 776 and Fraternal Order of Police, while living in Washington.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict.

In August 1979, he married Marian Mersky, who survives.

Also surviving are a son, Chad Cuccaro of Florida; a daughter, Amanda (Lucas) Evans of Florida; a brother, Lou Delbene; a sister, Linda Dench of Carnegie; and a grandson, Zane Evans of Florida.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, Vietnam Veterans Association or any veterans association of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at East Katherine avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. Condolences may be expressed at

Vincent A. Fazio

Beloved husband, loving father

Vincent A. Fazio, 79, of Peters Township, died Thursday, May 23, 2013.

He was the beloved husband for 58 years to the late Patricia and loving father of Debbie (Jeff), Vickey, Vince (Lisa), Dawn (Bobby) and the late Patty.

Also surviving are seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Mr. Fazio was an avid baseball fan, coach, scorekeeper and loved being involved in all aspects of the game.

He will be sadly missed by Buddy and Sassy.

Arrangements entrusted to Beinhauers, 724-941-3211. All are invited to attend a graveside service at 11 a.m Tuesday, May 28, in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Township. Everyone is asked to please meet at the cemetery.

Charles Robert Hall

Corrected information was received for the obituary of Charles Robert Hall, published Thursday.

Surviving is a daughter, Kelly Matthews of Jacksonville, N.C., not Jacksonville, Fla.

James David King

U.S. Army veteran, Bell Telephone retiree

James David King, 77, of Avella, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Washington Hospital.

He was born August 26, 1935, in Rea, a son of the late James Wilson King and Mary Ellen Fowler King.

Mr. King worked at Bell Telephone for 44 years, retiring as a foreman.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving on active duty from May 13, 1958, until May 12, 1960, and again from October 15, 1961, until August 8, 1962. For his service, he was awarded a Good Conduct Medal.

Mr. King enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was a member of Calvary Temple, Taylorstown Legion and National Rifle Association.

On May 25, 1963, he married Rachael L. Kelley, who survives.

Also surviving are a son, James Wilson King (Lisa) of Stafford, Va.; two daughters, Celestine (Mark) Salvetti of Canonsburg and Peggy (Ed) Vicheck of Avella; two brothers, Robert J. King of Avella and Donald R. King of Washington; three sisters, Ruth Wade of Stowe, Ohio, Shirley Kelley of Avella and Margaret DiGiacento of Wellsburg, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Michelle Hawkins, Tiffany Mountan, Amanda Leigh King and Faith King; and three great-grandchildren, Kera Hawkins, Jaden Johnson and Emmy Jo Mountan.

Deceased is a great-grandson.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, with the Rev. Robert Englert officiating. Burial will follow in North Buffalo Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Washington. Military rites will be accorded graveside by American Legion Hunt-Kennedy Post 639. Additional information and a guest book are available at

Jean Haines Roberts

1928 – 2013

Jean Haines Roberts, 85, of Burgettstown, Hanover Township, passed away peacefully Friday morning, May 24, 2013, in Humbert Lane Nursing Centre, South Strabane Township.

She was born March 13, 1928, in Pine Bank, Greene County, a daughter of the late D. Clyde and Lena Smith Haines.

Mrs. Roberts joined the former Florence United Presbyterian Church in 1957, where she served as an elder, deacon, Sunday school teacher and janitor with her husband for many years. After the closing of Florence United Presbyterian Church, she became a member of Paris Presbyterian Church.

She was an avid volunteer her entire life. She served as the coordinator of Burgettstown Area Food Pantry since 1982 and received the Burgettstown Community Library Good Egg Award in 2011. She worked on the Hanover Township election board, served on the board of directors for Northwest Medical Center in Atlasburg, Burgettstown Service Unit of the Salvation Army and delivered Meals on Wheels for many years with her husband until his health failed.

Mrs. Roberts befriended her neighbors and the community. She dedicated her life to her family and others and loved all of those she came in contact with. Her family and grandchildren were especially dear to her and her cat, Charley, was her constant companion and a comfort after her husband passed away.

On January 21, 1950, she married Robert B. Roberts, who passed away August 28, 2008.

Surviving are three sons, Robert L. Roberts and wife Tina of Plano, Texas, Ronald A. Roberts and wife Theresa of Burgettstown and Michael B. Roberts and wife Nancy of Wake Forest, N.C.; two daughters, Beth Engel and husband William of Langeloth and Anne Waters and husband Gary of Burgettstown; 10 grandchildren, Tammy Youngblood, Billy Engel, Laura Lawrence, Matt, Joshua, Bradley, Nate and Rian Roberts and Alexandra and Danielle Thorne; five stepgrandchildren, Heather Watson, April Barr, Julie Jafri and Daniel and Bernadette Waters; five great-grandchildren, Natasha Morris, Shawn Youngblood, Torian and Payton Korns and Allison Lawrence; a great-great-granddaughter, Chloe Young; five stepgreat-grandchildren, Brant and Blaze Barr and Ethan, Ezra and Benjamin Watson; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased, in addition to her parents and husband, are two brothers, Joseph and Raymond Haines; a sister, Mary Stilwell; and an infant son, Timothy.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Lee and Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, with the Rev. Christina Hosler and the Rev. Dana Hiles officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Florence.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made in her memory to Burgettstown Area Food Pantry, P.O. Box 71, Langeloth, PA 15054 and/or Paris United Presbyterian Church, 129 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021.

Ralph Weaver

Ralph Weaver, 74, of New Freeport, Gilmore Township, died unexpectedly at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, in his home.

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

James R. Wiley

1952 – 2013

James R. Wiley, 60, of Langeloth, passed away Friday morning, May 24, 2013, in his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born November 10, 1952, in McKees Rocks, a son of the late James A. and Mary Baker Wiley.

On June 30, 1973, in Lnageloth Church of Christ, he married Terri A. Rommes, who survives.

Mr. Wiley was a member of Local 66 Operating Engineers in Pittsburgh, Burgettstown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6955 and Langeloth Church of Christ.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting and camping at Bear Run Campground in Portersville.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Thomas Wiley (Chrissy Roessler) of Castle Shannon; a daughter, Chastity McCullough and husband Joseph; two granddaughters, Samantha and Sunshine McCullough; and five sisters, Joetta Rutter and husband Bryan of Georgetown, Janet Thomas and husband Larry of Scott Township, Janine Wiley of Jefferson, Joni Yilit and husband Tim of Avella and Julia “Suzi” Snatchko (Parker) of Heidelberg.

Deceased, in addition to his parents, is a brother, Jeffrey A. Wiley.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in Lee and Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, with Evangelist Jim Smith officiating. Private interment will follow in Perrysville (Ohio) United Methodist Cemetery.

A replenishment drive will be held in his name from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in Langeloth Community Center. If so desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4620.

Kenneth L. Zarvis

Cecil resident

Kenneth L. Zarvis, 71, of Cecil, died May 23, 2013, in his home, surrounded by family.

All services will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to Coleman-Taylor Funeral Services, Cecil.



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