Obituaries June 4

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James R. Craig

James R. Craig, 64, of Mt. Morris, died at 4 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, in his home.


Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., Mt. Morris. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


Theresa Fortune DeJohn

Member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church


Theresa Fortune DeJohn, 97, a lifelong resident of Canonsburg, died Monday, June 3, 2013, in Washington County Health Center, Chartiers Township.


She was born October 8, 1915, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Antonio and Concetta Natoli Balsama.


Mrs. DeJohn was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Canonsburg all of her life.


She loved to dance, especially the tarantella, cook and be sociable with all who came to know and love her. She loved to sing Italian songs and celebrate life.


Mrs. DeJohn volunteered at Canonsburg General Hospital for about 20 years working in the hospital snack bar. She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was active in St. Patrick Christian Mothers.


She worked for RCA Co. and retired in 1977.


On August 22, 1935, in St. Genevieve Roman Catholic Church, she married Thomas Frank DeJohn, who died in August 1994.


Surviving are two daughters, Della Hritsko of Washington and Shirley (Dominic) Broglia of Cecil; a son, Thomas M. (Pamela) DeJohn of Canonsburg; nine grandchildren, Karen Curry, Dom Broglia, Harry Hritsko, Lauren Broglia, Brian Hritsko, Taira DeJohn, Amy Ammons, Trenae Caruso and Kim Stephenson; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.


Deceased are a son who died in infancy; two brothers, Joseph Balzamo and Anthony Balsama; and two sisters, Catherine DeJohn and Carmella Zaggari.


Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home, 194 East College Street, Canonsburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Canonsburg. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. The Christian Mothers of St. Patrick Parish will pray the rosary at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.


The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Patrick Church or Washington County Health Center. Condolences may be expressed at www.deangelofuneralhome.com.


William Lee Gill

Midway Block Co. employee


William Lee Gill, 77, of Lawrence, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Canonsburg General Hospital.


He was born March 7, 1936, in Lawrence, a son of the late Willie and Jessie Jackson Gill.


Mr. Gill had worked as a truck driver for Midway Block Co.


Surviving are two sons, Gary Lee Gill Sr. (Evelyn) of Columbus, Ga., and Ronald E. Gill (Kristine) of Lawrence; three grandchildren, Aaron, Jessica and Monica Gill; three great-grandchildren, Reuben, Julian and Mariah Gill; five sisters, Irene Henderson of Sacramento, Calif., Bernice Freedman of Columbus, Anna Mae Hurd of Washington, Geraldine Fullum of Lawrence and Darlene Hickey (the Rev. George) of Canonsburg; and many nieces and nephews.


Deceased are a grandson, Gary Lee Gill Jr.; a brother, Ernest Gill; and his ex-wife, Janice Burgess Gill.


There will be no visitation or services. Arrangements have been entrusted to McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at www.mcilvaine-speakman.com.


John R. Gregory Jr.

Member of Library Baptist Church


John R. Gregory Jr., 70, of Finleyville, Nottingham Township, passed away peacefully Monday, June 3, 2013, in his home, to be with his Heavenly Father.


He was born February 28, 1943, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late John R. Sr. and Ruth Jenkins Gregory.


Mr. Gregory was a graduate of Peters Township High School and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.


He was the former owner of J. Gregory Restaurant Equipment Sales and Design in Monongahela and the Donut Station in Donora.


Mr. Gregory was a member of Library Baptist Church in Finleyville.


Surviving are his loving and devoted wife, Karen Waugh Gregory; a son, Mark D. Gregory and wife Deborah of Frederick, Md.; a daughter, Megan L. Roy and husband Louis of St. Marys, W.Va.; a sister, Ruth Griffin of the state of Washington; three grandchildren, Jessica and Justice Roy and Alina Gregory; and several nieces and nephews.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Kegel Funeral Home Inc., Tim P. Kegel, supervisor, 3560 Washington Avenue, Finleyville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, in Library Baptist Church, Walter Long Drive, off Route 88 North, Finleyville, with Pastor John Arnold officiating. Private entombment will be in Forest Lawn Gardens mausoleum, McMurray. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.


Fred Ashbrook Guinn

Member of First Christian Church


Fred Ashbrook Guinn, 84, of Washington, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a brief illness.


He was born January 17, 1929, in Washington, a son of the late Fred W. and Blanche Ashbrook Guinn.


Mr. Guinn was a 1946 graduate of Washington High School.


For 50 years, he worked as a bricklayer for Union 11, serving as union president, just as his father had.


He enjoyed NASCAR racing, football and hunting when able, especially in Jackson Hole, Wyo.


Mr. Guinn was a member of First Christian Church and a member of its choir for more than 45 years.


On May 7, 1950, he married Loretta Zaremba, who survives.


Also surviving are two daughters, Deborah Lynn Carota of Washington and Kathleen Motshagen of Valparaiso, Ind.; and six grandchildren, Nicholas Daniel Carota, Lisa Dominique Carota McEwen, Nichole Michelle Hilbrecht, Danielle Marie Wade, Michelle Christine Motshagen and Shane Matthew Motshagen.


Deceased is a sister, Mary Lou Knestrick.


Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, with the Rev. Stephen Smythers officiating. Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Gloria Faye Townsend Zuzik Hart

Member of First Christian Church


Gloria Faye Townsend Zuzik Hart, 83, of Carmichaels, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.


She was born February 3, 1930, in Palmer, a daughter of the late Edwin Ray and Jessie Marie Lewis Townsend.


Surviving are her husband, Charles William (Bill) Hart; two daughters, Karen Sue Zuzik Bradmon (Charles) of Carmichaels and Joyce Arlene Zuzik Drew (Gary) of Greensboro; a stepson, John A. Hart (Kelli) of Waynesburg; five grandchildren, Dr. Michael W. Bradmon (Leanne), Dana Svensson (Mikael), Ashley Simkovic (Justin), Christopher Drew and Joel Morris; a great-grandchild, Dakota W. Bradmon; and a brother, Kenneth R. Townsend (Janice), and a sister, Janice A.McMinn (Paul), both of Carmichaels.


Deceased are her first husband, Michael Edward Zuzik, who died in 1972, and two sisters, Myrtle M. Townsend and Audrey A. Lazuka.


Mrs. Hart was a graduate of German Township High School in 1948.


She was a member of First Christian Church in Carmichaels and Perryopolis, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choirs. She also was a member of Order of Eastern Star in Masontown.


Mrs. Hart sang in a quartet in her youth and assisted the Gracemen Gospel Group with their bookings.


Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Lesako Funeral Home Inc., 204 Dowlin Avenue, Carmichaels, PA 15320, 724-966-5100, Paul M. Lesako, director/supervisor/owner, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township. www.lesakofuneralhomeinc.com


Mildred B. Henderson

Member of Church of Christ


Mildred B. “Tootie” Henderson, 89, of Washington, formerly of Clifton Road, died at 7:18 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, in her home, with her family by her side. She was called home to be with the Father.


She was born May 12, 1924, in Grafton, W.Va., a daughter of the late Frederick Sevor and Thelma Louise Cahill Bunner.


Mrs. Henderson was a member of Church of Christ, where she was a Bible school teacher for more than 40 years. She was affiliated with the program L Duso’s friend in the Tuesday School Program.


She was employed as an operator for Bell Telephone for many years and was a member of the 10-year club. She also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at Washington Hospital for many years. She formerly was employed as a cashier for Lang’s for more than 10 years, from where she retired.


Mrs. Henderson was a 1942 graduate of Washington High School.


She loved to golf, bowl, garden and play tennis.


Mrs. Henderson was a member of Lone Pine Golf Club, U.S. Marine Night Fighters Association, Nemacolin Bowling League and Weber Furniture Store Bowling League.


On May 12, 1946, she married Edward L. “Toehead” Henderson, who died February 23, 2008.


Surviving are a son, Mark A. (Rhonda) Henderson of Franklin, Tenn.; a daughter, Cynthia L. (Scott) Fowler of Washington; six brothers, Louis F. Bunner of Washington, Allan R. (Mary Ann) Bunner of Washington, Fred L. (Wanda) Bunner of Chesapeake, Va., Frank P. (Yolanda) Bunner of Tennessse, David R. Bunner of York and James H. (Betty) Bunner of Mt. Juliette, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren, Shane Fowler of Washington, Kristin (Ron) Crawford of Washington, Jared Henderson of Franklin and Jessica Henderson of Knoxville, Tenn.; and five great-grandchildren; Alex, Aubry, Ashlyn, Addison and Alain Crawford.


Deceased are a son, Edward Charles Henderson, and a brother, Bernard F. Bunner.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in 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. Services will follow visitation at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, in Church of Christ, 700 Allison Avenue, Washington, with the Rev. David Deagel officiating. Entombment will follow in the Washington Cemetery mausoleum.


Memorial contributions may be made to Washington Citizens Library, 55 South College Street, Washington, PA 15301, or to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com.


Joseph J. Jezewski

Accomplished accordion player


Joseph J. Jezewski, 87, of Mather, died Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg.


He was born April 6, 1926, in Tower Hill, a son of the late James W. “Snuffy Jim” and Elizabeth Borchin Jezewski.


Mr. Jezewski was a 1947 graduate of Jefferson High School.


He lived all of his life in Mather and was a member of St. Marcellus Roman Catholic Church.


Mr. Jezewski was an accomplished accordion player.


Surviving are a brother, Edward Jezewski of Clearfield, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.


Deceased, in addition to his parents, are four brothers, Anthony “Tony” Jezewski, Francis “Frank” Jezewski, Frank Jezewski and Thomas Jezewski.


Friends and family will be received from 9 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Wednesday, June 5, in Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, with the Rev. J. Francis Frazer officiating. Interment will be in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township. Condolences may be expressed at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.


Margaret Leora Kohn

Homemaker enjoyed floral gardening


Margaret Leora “Peg” Kohn, 74, of Washington, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in her home.


She was born December 11, 1938, in Donegal, a daughter of the late William and Betty Baker Hoffer.


Mrs. Kohn was a homemaker who enjoyed floral gardening, painting ceramics, decorating her yard and going to yard sales.


She resided with her companion, Dennis Smodic, in Washington for the past 25 years.


Mrs. Kohn was Presbyterian.


Surviving are three sons, Joseph Thomas (Lisa) Kohn of Claysville, Jerry (Bobbette) Kohn of Washington and Jeff (Michelle) Kohn of Washington; a grandson, Sean (Kelly) Kohn, whom she raised; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Charlotte Garove of Meadow Lands, Karen Macheski of Florida, Jean Kastner of Donegal and Carol-Jean Lucciolla of Muse.


Deceased are are her husband, Jerry T. Kohn in 1986; a son, Jay Terry Kohn; a brother, William Hoffer; and two sisters, Faye Renfro and Jane Hall.


Friends will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home, 1290 Jefferson Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.


The family suggests memorial contributions be made to DeAngelo Funeral Home to help offset final expenses. Condolences may be expressed at www.deangelofuneralhome.com.


Carole V. Lilley

Member of St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church


Carole V. Lilley, 92, of Port Vue, formerly of Cokeburg, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Riverside Care Center, McKeesport.


She was born January 18, 1921, in Cokeburg, a daughter of the late Michael and Eva Skavinsky Blostic.


Mrs. Lilley was a 1939 graduate of Ellsworth High School.


A homemaker, she worked for Grumman Aircraft in Beth Page, N.Y., during World War II.


She was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church in Port Vue, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers and Ladies of Charity.


Mrs. Lilley served as a Democratic committeewoman and worked the polls on Election Day.


Surviving are two sons, Richard Howard Sr. (Grayce) of Elizabeth Township and Rodger W. Lilley of Port Vue; eight brothers, Michael Blostic and Stanley Blostic, both of Cokeburg, Father Leonard Blostic TOR of Holidaysburg, Charles Blostic of Ohio, William, Anthony and Richard Blostic, all of Cokeburg, and Edward Blostic of Scenery Hill; three sisters, Sister Patricia Bostic SMIC of Parsippany, N.J., Sister Eve Blostic OSF of Pittsburgh and Sister Wanda Blostic OCD of Latrobe; two grandsons, Harry Howard of Allison Park and Richard Howard Jr. of Boston; a great-grandson, Alec Howard; and several nieces and nephews.


Deceased, in addition to his her parents, are her husband, John W. Lilley, who died November 8, 1994; three sisters, Stella Stewart, Mary Geffert and Helen Mance; and two brothers, Tom and Joseph Blostic.


Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street, Bentleyville, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Ave Maria Roman Catholic Church, Bentleyville, with Father Leonard Blostic TOR as celebrant. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monongahela. A guest book and personal condolences may be accessed at www.GreenleeFuneralHome.com.


Arthur D. Moore Sr.

Retired truck driver enjoyed playing golf


Arthur D. “Art” Moore Sr., 69, of Clarksville, Sandy Plains, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.


He was born February 29, 1944, in Waynesburg, a son of the late Samuel and Clara Piper Moore.


Mr. Moore was a 1963 graduate of Waynesburg High School.


He retired from Wetterau in Belle Vernon, formerly Fox Grocery, after 29 years of service as a truck driver. For many years, he owned and operated Moore’s Garage in Sandy Plains.


Mr. Moore was a member of Teamsters Local 872, National Rifle Association and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge in Belle Vernon. For more than 10 years, he coached baseball in the Coal Valley Little League.


He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, playing golf and spending time at his camp, named the Eleven Point Camp, located in Emporium, Cameron County. He also enjoyed all things pertaining to cars, including repairing, building and drag racing. Spending time with his grandchildren, especially riding quads with them around his home, brought him special enjoyment.


Mr. Moore will be remembered for his sense of humor and the great practical jokes he always played on family and friends.


On August 6, 1965, he married Barbara Szopo, who survives.


Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three children, Arthur D. “Art” Moore Jr. of Clarksville, Lori Moore of Washington and Tim Moore (Cathy) of Waynesburg; six grandchildren, Samuel A., David T., Jordan (J.T.), Brooke, Devin and Izabel (Izzy) Moore; two brothers, Louis Moore (Betty) of Beallsville and Samuel Moore (Joyce) of Hubbard, Ohio.; three sisters, Frances George of Waynesburg, Glenda Davis (Richard) of Fredericktown and Sharon Cowell (Keith) of Waynesburg; a sister-in-law, Wilma Moore of Hubbard; and several nieces and nephews.


Deceased, in addition to his parents, are a brother, Robert Moore; a sister, Pauline Wilson; and a daughter-in-law, Jennifer A. “Jen” Moore.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Wednesday, June 5, in John B. Greenlee Funeral Home, 2830 Main Street, Beallsville, with the Rev. Joe Weaver officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to JEN Fund, Joyful Exciting New Day, a local charity that aides cancer patients, 42 Blackdog Hollow Road, Clarksville, PA 15322. A guest book and personal condolences may be accessed at www.GreenleeFuneralHome.com.


Vera J. Naleppa

McDonald resident


Vera J. Naleppa, 85, of McDonald, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington Hospital.


She was born February 5, 1928, in Ingram, a daughter of the late Ford and Johanna Winter Rex.


Mrs. Naleppa was a retired sales clerk for J.C. Penney Co.


Surviving are children Richard A. Jr. and Christine Henke, both of Bulger, and Kenneth Naleppa of Collier Township; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Deceased are her husband, Richard Naleppa in 2011, and sisters Audrey Mursch, Joan Dean and Ruth White.


Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Wednesday, June 5, in Thomas-Little Funeral Service Inc., 314 West Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, 724-926-2800.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Wounded Warriors or Salvation Army. Please sign the guest book at www.thomas-littlefuneralservice.com.


James P. Pogonovich

James P. Pogonovich, 71, of Slovan, died Monday, June 3, 2013, in his home.


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.


Summer Lerae Rhodes

Enjoyed puzzles, singing


Summer Lerae Rhodes, 29, of Clarksville, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in her home.


She was born September 7, 1983, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Darla Dale Davis Rhodes of Clarksville and the late Louis “Rich” Rhodes.


Ms. Rhodes was a 2005 graduate of the Laboratory School in Washington.


She enjoyed puzzles, food, music and singing and always enjoyed singing with her grandfather, “Pappy Davis.”


Surviving, in addition to her mother, are two brothers, Travis Rhodes (Shannon) of Fredericktown and Dusty Rhodes (Jamie) of Clarksville; two nephews, Tylar and Austyn Rhodes; and two nieces, Katey and Keara Rhodes.


Deceased, in addition to her father, are maternal grandparents Fred and Flora Davis and paternal grandparents Louis Sr. and Josephine Rhodes.


Services are private and are under the direction of John B. Greenlee Funeral Home, 2930 Main Street, Beallsville. A guest book and personal condolences may be accessed at www.GreenleeFuneralHome.com.


Eric M. Ripper

Member of North Buffalo Presbyterian Church


Eric M. Ripper, 62, of Washington, died Monday, June 3, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington.


He was born May 29, 1951, in Washington, a son of Ruth Margaret Oldham Ripper and the late Harold J. Ripper.


Mr. Ripper worked at the Holiday Inn, Meadow Lands, for six years as a dishwasher.


He was a graduate of the Inaugural Special School Program at Clark School and attended the Opportunity Program at East Washington School.


Mr. Ripper was a member of North Buffalo Presbyterian Church.


He was proud to exercise his right to vote in a presidential election and enjoyed listening to the Pirates and hockey on the radio.


Surviving, in addition to his mother, are two sisters, Judith Ripper-Bosley (Douglas Hawkins) of Wheeling, W.Va., and Kathryn “Kitty” (Alan) Gerdish of Elizabeth; two brothers, Kevin (Julie) Ripper of Washington and David Ripper of Everett, Wash.; six nephews and nieces, Jason and Jonathan Ripper, Erica and Kelly Gerdish, Christie Mansberry and Tony Melenyzer; and several great-nephews and nieces.


Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m., the time of services, Thursday, June 6, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, with the Rev. Paul Harrington officiating. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Shirley Ann Rose

Washington homemaker


Shirley Ann Rose, 78, of Washington, formerly of Wheeling, W.Va., died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington.


She was born May 26, 1935, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Andrew and Hermina Richlik Schreiner.


Mrs. Rose was a homemaker.


She was Roman Catholic.


Deceased, in addition to her parents, are her husband, Ronald Gene Rose, and a brother, John Schreiner.


Surviving are three children, Mike (Pamela) Rose of Houston, Mark (Susan) Rose of Moundsville, W.Va., and Linda (Jim) Ater of Wheeling; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Schreiner of Wheeling; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6. Interment will be held in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.


Memorial contributions may be made to Washington County System Foundation/Donnell House, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301. Condolences may be made at www.altmeyer.com.


Theodore A. Trapuzzano

Theodore A. “Ted” Trapuzzano, 85, of Washington, died unexpectedly Monday, June 3, 2013, in UPMC-Presbyterian hospital, Pittsburgh.


Arrangements are being handled by Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Washington. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.


Rocco Vulcano

Former owner of Rocky’s Restaurant


Rocco Vulcano, 97, of Houston, died Monday, June 3, 2013, in McMurray Hills Manor Nursing Home.


He was born December 8, 1915, in Independence Township, a son of the late Patsy and Mary Schefo Vulcano. His stepmother, Filomena Vulcano, also is deceased.


Surviving are a sister, Rosemary Vulcano of McMurray; a brother, Frank (Betty) Vulcano of Houston; a brother, Pat Vulcano of New Orleans, La.; and many nieces and nephews.


Mr. Vulcano was a retired restaurant owner and operator of Rocky’s Restaurant in Houston, in which he operated for more than 40 years. Following his retirement from Rocky’s Restaurant, he co-owned and operated Exit 3 Greenhouse in Taylorstown.


Deceased are his wife, Margaret Massino Vulcano in 2000; a daughter, Carol Vulcano Payne; a sister, Theresa Zubert; a brother, Joseph Vulcano; and a brother, Jack Vulcano.


At the request of the family, arrangements are private. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the convenience of the family in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Canonsburg. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Canonsburg. Arrangements are in the care of Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home, Canonsburg. Condolences may be left at www.deangelofuneralhome.com.


Paul James White

1942 – 2013


Paul James White, 72, of Chartiers, formerly of Pleasant Grove and Taylorstown, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington County Health Center, Chartiers Township.


He was born May 25, 1942, in Washington, a son of the late Charles R. and Ellen G. Longstreath White.


Mr. White was the road truck driver for Frank Beatty and Besl Trucking.


He was married to Dorothy Mae Stanley, who is deceased.


Surviving are three sons, Dennis White of Eighty Four, Ken (Kelly) White of Washington and Jim (Brenda) White of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two brothers, Donald White of Pleasant Grove and Bill White of Claysville; two sisters, Carol Camp of Claysville and Mary Jane of Washington; five grandchildren, Cera Mae White, Danielle White, Brianna White, Megan White and Dustin White; and three foster grandchildren.


Deceased are three brothers, Melvin, Dean and Ray White, and a sister, Jean Sprowls.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, with the Rev. Meade. Lacock officiating. Burial will follow in Claysville Cemetery. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Elizabeth Witcher

Homemaker treasured time with family


Elizabeth Witcher, 93, of Washington, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in ManorCare, McMurray.


She was born June 1, 1920, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Caleb and Victoria Hill Griffin.


Mrs. Witcher was a homemaker and treasured time spent with family.


She married Leandrew Walker Witcher, who died in 1966.


Surviving are two grandchildren, Jacqueline Elizabeth (Gary) Jones and Joseph Witcher Jr., both of Alexandria, Va.; two caregivers and nieces, Christine Evans Tyler and Rochele Evans Wallace, both of Washington; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.


Deceased are a son, Joseph LeRoy Witcher; a granddaughter, Angelica Christine Witcher; five brothers, William, Arthur, Emmitt, Jim and Grant Griffin; and three sisters, Louise Adams, Ophelia Griffin and Emma Evans.


Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Thursday, June 6, in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 170 Greenside Avenue, Canonsburg, with the Rev. Hugh Lee Wallace officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Condolences, photos and additional information are available at www.nationfuneralhome.com.


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