Obituaries June 20

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Blanche Lorraine Carter

Member of St. Francis Assisi Church


Blanche Lorraine Carter, 80, of Finleyville, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.


She was born October 30, 1932, a daughter of the late Charles and Blanche Supinsky.


Mrs. Carter was a homemaker and recently was employed at Sunshine Kids Day Care Center in Finleyville.


She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Finleyville and South Park Historical Society, where she served as secretary.


Surviving are a son, George Carter Jr. of Finleyville; two daughters, Lesa and Valerie Carter, both of Finleyville; seven grandchildren, Tony, Zachary (Katelyn), Jessica, Katelyn, David, Gena and Reece; and a great-granddaughter, Sophie Bragg.


Deceased are her husband, George R. Carter Sr., who died in February 2000; two brothers, John and Joseph Supinsky; and three sisters, Josephine Kuskil, Catherine Dovrowolski and Elizabeth Dickmon.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Kegel Funeral Home Inc., Tim P. Kegel, supervisor, 3560 Washington Avenue, Finleyville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, in St. Francis Church, Finleyville, with the Rev. Robert Boyle as celebrant. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund, 3609 Washington Avenue, Finleyville, PA 15332, or South Park Historical Society, P.O. Box 555, South Park, PA 15129.


Tina Marie Cunningham

Enjoyed flower gardening, cooking


Tina Marie Cunningham, 48, of Claysville, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Donnell House, Washington.


She was born August 26, 1964, in Washington, a daughter of the late Clarence and Lois Wright Anderson.


Ms. Cunningham was a homemaker and had worked in dietary at McMurray Hills Manor.


She attended Penn Commercial for cosmetology.


Mrs. Cunningham enjoyed flower gardening, cooking, crocheting and crafts and was a devoted Steelers fan.


Surviving are a son, Nathan Sandell of Indiana; two daughters, Desa Sandell and Amanda Sandell, both of Washington; three brothers, Art Miller of New York, Terry Anderson of Canonsburg and Clarence Anderson III of Claysville; five sisters, Juanita Moschell of Washington, Marla Ward of Prosperity, Nora Jenkins of Lone Pine, Isabelle Ward of Claysville and Jody Robinson of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a grandchild, Gracyn Sandell.


Deceased is a sister, Emma Jane Anderson.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, with Juanita Moschell officiating. Burial will follow in Chartiers Hill Cemetery, North Strabane Township.


Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of www.FuneralBill.com. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Mary T. Danley

Avon representative


Mary T. Danley, 87, of Washington, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in her home. She had been ill since November 2010.


She was born March 4, 1926, a daughter of the late Vincent and Veronica Sabo Carr.


Mrs. Danley was an Avon representative for 40 years and, at one time, attended Allison Avenue Baptist Church.


Her primary focus was family and providing constant care to her handicapped son, Charles “Leroy.”


On November 6, 1948, she married Paul L. Danley, who died July 1, 2007.


Surviving are four sons, Dana V., John P., Thomas W. and Charles “Leroy” Danley, all of Washington; two sisters, Wanda “Peg” Crouse of Missouri and Rose (Joseph) Giardino of Holly Hill, Fla.; three grandchildren, Dana V. Danley Jr., Jeremy Danley and Christina (B.J.) Bunner; a great-grandson, John Robert Bunner; and several nieces and nephews, including Helen Johnson, with whom she lived.


Deceased are two brothers, Orlando and Vincent Carr.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, with the Rev. George Garancosky officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.


Howard Nelson Fox

Member of First U.M. Church


Howard Nelson Fox, 74, of Terre Haute, Ind., formerly of Greene County, died Friday, February 8, 2013, in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.


He was born Sunday, August 21, 1938, in Waynesburg, a son of the late Willis E. and Dorothy Haines Fox.


Mr. Fox was a 1956 graduate of Waynesburg High School and a 1960 graduate of Waynesburg College.


He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Waynesburg. While in Waynesburg, he also was an active member of Waynesburg Volunteer Fire Company.


Mr. Fox enjoyed reading and had an incredible memory, able to recall facts and figures from things he had read. He enjoyed traveling and loved to work with the stock market.


For many years, he worked in the financial group with the Pontiac division of General Motors.


On October 11, 2003, he married Lucy Fulord, who survives.


Also surviving are two stepsons, Don (Betsey) Marshall of Terre Haute and Jim (Jan) Pulliam of Evansville, Ind.; a brother, Larry A. Fox of Waynesburg; several nieces and nephews; and a dear friend, Chuck Fisher.


Friends and family are welcome for a graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Mt. Morris, with Dr. Donald Wilson officiating. Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., Daryl L. Throckmorton, owner/director, 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, is in charge of arrangements.


The family asks that memorials be made to Lions International. Information is available at www.milliken-throckmortonfh.com.


Richard P. Minteer

May 19, 1952 – June 15, 2013


Richard P. Minteer passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013.


Surviving are his wife, Nho “Yanni;” three children, Krista (Ragip) of New York, Kevin (Nicole) of New Jersey and Matthew of New Jersey; his wife’s children, Yen Ly of the state of California, Nick Ly (Betty) of New Jersey and Chau Ly of the state of California; they both shared in the lives of their grandsons, Jacob and Tyler Ly; and sisters Janice Keeling and Joyce Minteer of Claysville.


He grew up in Western Pennsylvania and attended Bethany College in West Virginia.


After graduating from Rutgers Law School in Camden, N.J., he opened his own law practice in 1981 and had practiced continuously since that time in southern New Jersey.


Mr. Minteer was widely known for his integrity and for his kind and gentle demeanor. He was a pillar of the community through both his law practice and his volunteerism at St. Casimir’s Parish.


A loving husband, dedicated father, loyal friend and an outstanding person with a heart of gold, he will be deeply missed by all, not only by his family, but also by his colleagues, friends, clients and the many people who very much depended on him.


Come celebrate his 61 wonderful years from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22, in Resurrection Parish, St. Casimir Site, Riverside. Interment will be private.


F. Jayne Cheeseman Moore

Beloved wife, loving mother


F. Jayne Cheeseman Moore, 85, of Bethel Park, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013.


She was the beloved wife of the late William A. Moore; loving mother of Janice L. (Barry W.) Moore-Simmons and James Moore; and sister of Alice Carol Collar and the late Joanne Cheeseman Cimino.


Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.


Mrs. Moore was a past member of Beta Sigma Phi.


Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Beinhauer-Bogan Funeral Home, 164 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-5810, where a services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 21. Interment will be in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to American Heart Association, 777 Penn Center Boulevard, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15235. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.


Mildred A. Neidermeyer

Homemaker enjoyed cooking


Mildred A. Neidermeyer, 81, of Washington, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in Canonsburg General Hospital.


She was born July 24, 1931, in Monessen, a daughter of the late John and Catherine Ilnicki Wisochanski.


Mrs. Neidermeyer was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church.


She was a graduate of Monessen High School and had attended California University.


Mrs. Neidermeyer enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking and crafts. She had attended numerous baking and craft classes. She was a homemaker who loved spending quality time with her husband and family. Her children and grandchildren remember the fun times they spent in the kitchen with her learning to cook and bake and the delicious results they got to enjoy.


On September 10, 1955, she married Richard A. “Dick” Neidermeyer, who survives.


Also surviving are her children, daughters Patricia Neidermeyer (Steve Wilson) of McDonald and Karen (Mike) Thomas of Kenilworth, Ill., and a son, Richard (Jennifer) Neidermeyer of Morgantown, W.Va.; a sister, Joan Zubritsky of Monessen; six grandchildren, Kevin Shoaf, Ann Marie Thomas, Michael Thomas, Nicholas Neidermeyer, Jack Neidermeyer and Kate Neidermeyer; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.


She was one of 10 children.


Deceased is a daughter, Becky Shoaf.


Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday 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, where a prayer service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 22, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, Washington, with Father Thomas D. O’Neil as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery mausoleum.


Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com.


Scott E. Novak

Founder of The Lion House


Scott E. “Novie” Novak, 49, of Washington, died unexpectedly Monday, June 17, 2013, in his home, of an apparent heart attack.


He was born August 19, 1963, in Washington, a son of Carole Yeager Novak Beck and the late Carl Novak.


Surviving, in addition to his loving mother and best friend, are a sister, Cassie (Kevin) McIlwain; a special niece and goddaughter, whom he adored, Rahne McIlwain of Whitaker; and godmother Sally O’Leary Wooldridge.


Mr. Novak leaves behind his beloved companion, Berkeley, his yellow Labrador Retriever, who will miss him terribly.


Deceased are grandparents Albert and Jackie Yeager “Pap and Mimi;” uncle Jack Yeager; cousin Billy Yeager; and godfather Danny O’Leary.


He will be sadly missed by his lifelong friends, “The Gabby Gang,” John, Rod “T.T.,” Chris, Rich and Dan. They remained his friends to the end.


Mr. Novak loved sports, good music, photography and old horror movies. He had a quick wit and a great sense of humor.


He was a 1981 graduate of Trinity High School and earned his degrees in business and marketing at West Liberty University.


After college, he pursued a position in consulting and traveled throughout the country visiting many beautiful places, especially his two favorites, Sedona, Ariz., and San Diego, Calif. After that, he took a position with Chrysler as their marketing manager, which he loved because he was able to have personal contact with so many people. He then served in the position of North Franklin Township administrator for two to three years. God then led him on the path to what became his life’s work, helping others.


Among his several philanthropic endeavors, he was the founder and proprietor of The Lion House. The Lion House is a sober living house for men in recovery. His dedication to The Lion House and passion for this type of work was evident to all who knew him. He leaves a proud and important legacy to the community. He will be missed by all who loved him and whose lives he touched.


Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Friday, June 21, 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, with the Rev. Bob Hedges officiating.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made payable to “The Lion House,” in care of Carole Beck, 1696 Ridgewood Drive, Washington, PA 15301. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com.


Edna V. Stacy Bogard Riley

Loved reading, oil painting


Edna V. Stacy Bogard Riley, 87, of Cecil, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, after a short illness.


She was born August 14, 1925, in Fairywood, Allegheny County, a daughter of the late Wilmer G. and Helen Virginia Cunningham Stacy.


Surviving are three children, Carol V. (Dennis) Monaghan of Cecil, George A. Bogard Jr. of Bridgeville and Norman H. (Elise) Bogard of Wintersville, Ohio; two loved stepchildren, David (Richelle) Riley of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Patricia (Larry) O’Malley of Piperton, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, Kevin (Christina) Monaghan, Kenneth (Kelly) Monaghan Sr., Jennifer (Ronald) DiCarlo, Tara (Nicholas) Kaplack, Elena and Kevin Riley, Larry (Ryan) O’Malley MD, Kristel (Jeffrey) Thornton Ph.D. and Phillip O’Malley; 13 great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Ambrie and Kenneth Jr. Monaghan, Aubriana DiCarlo, Nicholas, Cooper and Keith Kaplack, Nataleigh and Madison Thornton, Taylor and Chase Caldwell and Michael and Micah DiCarlo; two beloved brothers, Norman K. “Pooch” Stacy of Mingo Junction, Ohio, and David M. Stacy of Steubenville, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.


Deceased are her first husband, George A. Bogard Sr.; her second husband, Milford G. Riley; brothers Harold “Snookie” Stacy and William “Bill” Stacy; and sisters Betty Roycroft and infant Anna Stacy.


Mrs. Riley loved reading, oil painting and doing puzzles. Most of all, she loved her Lord Jesus and her family.


She volunteered for 17 years at Canonsburg General Hospital.


Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Thursday, June 20, in Coleman-Taylor Funeral Services, 3378 Millers Run Road, Route 50, Cecil, with Chaplain Cathy Peternel officiating. Private interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to Forbes Hospice, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Visit www.coleman-taylorfuneralservices.com.


Katherine L. Silberberg

Services for Katherine L. Silberberg, who died May 15, 2013, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in Mesa Creative Arts Center, Burgettstown.


Robin Sue Stout

Robin Sue Stout, 42, of Charleroi, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, in UPMC-Presbyterian hospital, Pittsburgh.


Announcement by William A. Bautz Funeral Home, New Eagle.


Joyce Ann Traub

Member of Holy Rosary R.C. Church


Joyce Ann Traub, 55, of Muse, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in West Penn Hospital, Forbes Hospice, in Pittsburgh, following a courageous three-year battle with cancer, with her family by her side.


She was born December 15, 1957, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Silvio Jr. and Patricia Ann Walker Bernardi.


Originally from Muse, she lived in Chesterfield County, Va., for 21 years, and returned to her roots in Muse in 2000.


Mrs. Traub was a member of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church.


She was a 1975 graduate of Canon-McMillan High School.


Mrs. Traub had been employed at Ray Hough Co. as a customer service manager.


Surviving are two sons, Michael Traub (fiancée Krisie Soriano) of Moseley, Va., and Adam Traub of Richmond, Va., and their father, David Traub of Richmond; a sister, Patricia A. (Michael) Dooey of Hamilton, N.J.; four aunts; two uncles; several cousins; and many good friends.


Friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Salandra Funeral Service Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where departing prayers will be recited at 9:20 a.m. Saturday, June 22, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Muse, with the Rev. George DeVille as celebrant. Interment will follow in West Point Cemetery, Avella.


She had a true love for her family, friends and pets. She requested any memorial contributions be made in her memory to a noneuthanizing animal rescue center of the donor’s choice. To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.


Kyung Ro Watson

Member of Greene Valley Presbyterian Church


Kyung Ro Watson, 80, of Prosperity, Greene County, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Southwest Regional Medical Center, Waynesburg.


She was born October 16, 1932, in Seoul, South Korea, a daughter of the late Ha Sup and Oh Bok Lee Yoon.


Mrs. Watson formerly worked at the Greene County jail as a cook.


She was a member of Greene Valley Presbyterian Church in Carmichaels and American Legion Auxiliary Post 954 in Jefferson.


On November 16, 1961, she married Howard Blair Watson, who died August 10, 2003.


Surviving are several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, with the Rev. Keith Larson and the Rev. Harold O. Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township. Condolences may be expressed at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.


Wilborn Jack Whitlatch

Retired farmer served in U.S. Army


Wilborn Jack Whitlatch, 74, of Morgantown, W.Va., passed away early Tuesday morning, June 18, 2013. He died in his sleep.


He was born February 3, 1939, at his family’s residence near Wind Ridge, a son of the late Charles Ambrose and Grace Ardella Parsons Whitlatch.


Mr. Whitlatch attended Aleppo Township Elementary School, Richhill Township High School and was a 1958 graduate of West Greene High School.


He served as an auto repairman in the U.S. Army from December 1961 until September 1964. He was stationed at Fort Richardson, Ark.


Mr. Whitlatch was a retired farmer, mechanic and township supervisor, who lived most of his life near Wind Ridge. After retirement, he enrolled in West Virginia University and was just 11 credits short of a degree in general studies.


In addition to his studies, he enjoyed visiting with the younger generation of students at the Mountainlair.


Surviving are five children, son David Whitlatch (Jean) of Hopwood, daughter Lori Whitlatch of Waynesburg, son Eric Whitlatch (Kiperly) of Waynesburg, daughter Julie Palmer (Cory) of Waynesburg and daughter Stephanie Whitlatch of Carmichaels: eight grandchildren, Andrew Sampey of Connellsville, Melissa Sintich of Aiken, S.C., James Whitlatch of Washington, Wesley Whitlatch of Waynesburg, Brittany Phillips of Nineveh, David Whitlatch of Fort Bragg, N.C., Autumn Phillips of Waynesburg and Justin Whitlatch of Waynesburg; four great-grandchildren, Lilly Sintich, Ava Sampey, Alexis Teagarden and Noel Sampey; and two sisters, Pansy Imogene Brooke of Shadyside, Ohio, and Mary Ann Neely of Cameron, W.Va.


Deceased are a sister and five brothers, sister Pearl Eileen Baldwin, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, Thomas Harold Whitlatch, formerly of West Finley, Charles Ambrose Whitlatch Jr., formerly of Bridgeport, Ohio, Francis Clinton Whitlatch, formerly of Georgetown, Samuel Ronald Whitlatch, formerly of Yuma, Ariz., and Henry Abner Whitlatch, formerly of Wind Ridge.


Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Owen-Neely Funeral Home, Blacksville, W.Va., where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 21, with Pastor Lanny Hewitt officiating. Interment will follow in West Virginia National Cemetery in Grafton, W.Va.


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