Obituaries July 2

July 1, 2013

Judith Lou Ripper Bosley

Judith Lou Ripper Bosley, 66, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, in her home.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m., the time of service, Saturday, July 13, in Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, W.Va. Arrangements are incomplete and a complete obituary will be published in a later edition.

Charles F. Brown Sr.

Self-employed auto body repairman, mechanic

Charles F. Brown Sr., 76, of Holbrook, died unexpectedly at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013, in his home.

He was born December 30, 1936, in Hundred, W.Va., a son of the late Albert Harold and Marie Elizabeth Kimble Brown.

Mr. Brown had resided in Richhill Township, Greene County, most of his life.

He enjoyed attending auctions, hunting and fishing.

Mr. Brown was a former employee of Squirrel Hill Nursery in Pittsburgh, the former Stewart Auto Sales in Waynesburg and the former Husky Garage in Wind Ridge.

He was self-employed for the past 35 years as an auto body repairman and mechanic.

Surviving are a son, Charles F. Brown Jr., husband of Karen Brown of Meyersdale; two daughters, Donna Lorraine Brown and Karen Sue Pettit, both of Franklin Township; five grandchildren, Larry and Shawna Pettit and Josh, Kayla and Jennifer Brown; three great-grandchildren, Neil, Noah and Avery Pettit; two brothers, Albert J., husband of Betty Brown, and Leonard, husband of Mary Brown, both of Jackson Township; and two sisters, Anna Marie, wife of William Black of Jackson Township and Rosalee “Sally,” wife of Robert Mitchell of New Freeport.

Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, with Pastor Kenneth Curfman officiating. Interment will follow in Macedonia Cemetery, Jackson Township.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Greene County Humane Society. Family and friends may view the obituary and send condolences at

Laverne May Hiles

Laverne May Hiles, 83, of Claysville, West Finley Township, died at 7:40 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, in Breese Rest Home, Claysville.

She was born April 13, 1930, in Rennerdale, Allegheny County, a daughter of the late Fred and Julia Stopa Krieger.

Mrs. Hiles had resided in the Claysville area since 1968.

She was a member of Windy Gap United Presbyterian Church in West Finley.

Mrs. Hiles was a graduate of Scott Township High School.

She was a member of the former Covered Bridge Artisans and enjoyed reading and woodworking.

Mrs. Hiles was last employed as a substitute rural mail carrier at the Claysville Post Office.

On April 13, 1950, she married Frank William Hiles Jr., who died June 18, 2003.

Surviving are two daughters, Gayle McAdoo, wife of Kevin of Claysville and Aimee Renner, wife of Larry of Washington; a son, Kendall Hiles, husband of Susan of Apex, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Drew McAdoo, Neal McAdoo, husband of Katie, Beth Chatlak, wife of Matthew, Jason Renner and Candace Renner Leonard, wife of David and Spencer and Katie Hiles; five great-grandchildren, Sean and Reilly McAdoo, Benjamin Chatlak, Jace McAdoo and Jacob Renner; a brother, Ronald Krieger of New Jersey; two sisters, Regina, wife of Donald Group of Washington, and Sharyn McCabe of Coraopolis; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased, in addition to her parents and husband, are four sisters, Dolores, Nancy and Carolyn Krieger and Darlene Windsheimer.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a committal service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, in Washington Cemetery mausoleum, with the Rev. Steve Mentzer officiating.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Citizens Library, 55 South College Street, Washington, PA 15301. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Funeral Home Inc. Rogersville. Family and friends may view the obituary and send condolences at

Twila Moore

Additional information was received for the obituary of Twila Moore, published Friday, June 27.

Deceased are a brother, Dewey Holmes; and a sister, Wilda Durilla.



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