Obituaries July 21
Published Jul 20, 2013 at 10:26 pm (Updated Jul 20, 2013 at 10:26 pm)
Anna Marie Colaizzo DeBone
Beloved wife, cherished mother
Anna Marie Colaizzo DeBone, 73, of South Fayette, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
She was born September 22, 1939, in Rosello, Italy, a daughter of the late Giovinna Teutonico and Annibale Colaizzo.
She was the beloved wife of Joseph J. “Turk” DeBone for 53 years; cherished mother of Debbie Massetti (Gary) and Dan DeBone (Cheri); loving sister of Dominic Colaizzo; niece of Antionette Colaizzo; and proud grandmother of Mia, Ava and Louis Massetti and Maria and Dominic DeBone.
Mrs. DeBone worked for many years at the Guild for the Blind in Bridgeville. She continued to be independent by working at her daughter’s coffee shop, LaBella Bean, where she enjoyed socializing with customers and friends. But more, she loved being with her family and caring for her husband. She spent every minute she could watching her grandchildren grow.
Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, 412-221-3333. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, in Our Lady of Grace Church, Scott Township. Interment to follow in Melrose Cemetery, Bridgeville. View and send condolences at www.warcholfuneralhome.com.
Margaret Coffman Fuller
Member of First Presbyterian Church
Margaret Coffman Fuller, 94, of Washington, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Washington Hospital.
She was born May 16, 1919, in McClellandtown, a daughter of Leonard Coffman and Grace McCann Coffman.
Mrs. Coffman was a graduate of German Township High School.
For 36 years, she worked for Bell of Pennsylvania, first as an operator and later in the engineering department, from which she retired.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Order of the Eastern Star, Martha V. Paul Chapter, for which she was a past matron.
Mrs. Fuller was very patriotic and enjoyed traveling, crossword puzzles and crafts, especially crocheting.
Her first husband, Thomas Reed Franks, was killed in action during World War II.
On July 3, 1957, she married Earl Fuller Jr., who died September 16, 1980.
Surviving are a sister, Virginia Christopher of McClellandtown; two grandsons, Kevin Reed (Sherry) Franks and Keith Andrew Franks; a great-great-grandchild, Grace Ann Franks; a daughter-in-law, Andrea Franks, who was her primary caregiver; and a nephew, Timothy Christopher.
Deceased are two sons, David Franks, who died in infancy, and Thomas Lee Franks, who died February 11, 2008.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and 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, July 24, with the Rev. Stephen Smythers officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.
Thelma Newman Hamel
Thelma “Sis” Newman Hamel, 88, of Claysville, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Hixenbaugh’s Personal Care Home, Claysville.
Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.
Nancy L. Powell Kay
Member of St. Alphonsus R.C. Church
Nancy L. Powell Kay, 72, of McDonald, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, in her home.
She was the daughter of the late Chester and Catherine “K.C.” Gorman Powell.
Mrs. Kay was a housekeeping supervisor for Community Medical Center.
She was a member of St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church and McDonald Lioness Club.
Mrs. Kay enjoyed reading, working with Meals On Wheels and caring for her grandchildren.
Surviving are sons Tom Reynolds of McDonald and Shawn Reynolds of the state of California; grandchildren Thomas Reynolds III, Michael Reynolds, Christina Reynolds and Dallas Reynolds; and brothers and sister Patrick Powell of McDonald, Ronald Powell of the state of California, Janet Fowler of Oakdale and Randy Powell of Florida.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, in St. Alphonsus Church, McDonald. All arrangements are under the direction of Thomas-Little Funeral Service Inc., 314 West Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, 724-926-2800. Please sign a guest book at www.thomas-littlefuneralservice.com.
Martha Ann Kish
Chartiers Valley Middle School retiree
Martha Ann Kish, 71, of Bear, Del., formerly of Washington, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013.
She was born in Morgantown, W.Va., a daughter of the late Louis and Martha Kish.
Ms. Kish earned her master’s degree of arts from West Virginia University in Morgantown.
She retired as an art teacher from Chartiers Valley Middle School in Bridgeville in 2006.
Ms. Kish enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandson.
Deceased, in addition to her parents, is a son, Robert J. Fagioletti.
Surviving are a daughter, Lisa A. Fagioletti, D.M.D., and husband Thomas M. Trettel, J.D. and their son, Vincent, of Newark, Del.; and a brother, Louis Kish and wife Brenda of Martinsburg, W.Va.
A viewing for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, the time of service, Monday, July 22, in McCulla Funeral Chapel, 770 Fairmont Road, Morgantown. Burial will follow in East Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to ASPCA. Donations may be made by visiting www.aspca.org. Condolence letters may be sent by visiting www.fariesfuneralhome.com or www.mcculla.com.
Richard P. Kotulak
Richard P. Kotulak, 84, of Brandon, Fla., formerly of Bentleyville, died Thursday, July 17, 2013.
Arrangements are being handled by Nichol Funeral Home, Washington. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.
Judith Ann Kronk
1948 – 2013
Judith Ann Kronk, 64, of Edinboro, formerly of Connellsville and Greene County, died Friday, July 19, 2013.
She was born August 11, 1948, in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Jonathan and Mary Blizman Kronk.
Ms. Kronk was Protestant.
She loved her cat, Lizzie, which she had for many years at her home in Connellsville, along with friends, Paul and CeCe, and her loving caregivers.
Ms. Kronk was a friend to all and always had a smile on her face.
Surviving are a sister, Mary Louise Capan and husband David of Union City; a nephew, Donald Capan; a niece, Dorothy Bartoletti and husband Vincent; and three great-nephews, David and Joseph Capan and Ethan Kearney.
She had wonderful caregivers at Edinboro Manor, who always showed her love and compassion.
Friends will be received from noon to 1:30 p.m., the time of service, Tuesday, July 23, in Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, with the Rev. John R. Dorean officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township.
Condolences may be expressed at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.
Linda Karns Marshman
Linda Karns Marshman, 63, formerly of Midway, died Saturday, July 20, 2013.
There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Arrangements are entrusted to Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., Canonsburg.
Kimberly J. Newman
1964 – 2013
Kimberly J. Newman, 48, of Nemacolin, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in her home, after a lengthy illness.
Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21, in Lesako Funeral Home Inc., 204 Dowlin Avenue, Carmichaels.
Member of First Christian Church
Barbara Patterson, 76, of Washington, died Friday, July 19, 2013, in her home, with her family by her side.
She was born November 6, 1936, in Claysville, a daughter of the late William O. and Gladys Sampson Danley.
Mrs. Patterson was a graduate of Claysville High School.
A homemaker, she worked as a sales clerk at BonTon for four years.
She was a member of First Christian Church and attended Fairhill Manor Church.
On June 26, 1955, she married James W. Patterson, who died February 6, 2013.
Surviving are a son, James W. Patterson (Denise) Patterson Jr. of Washington; a daughter, Susan Kania of Canonsburg; a brother, David Danley of Fountain Hill, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Shannon Tokar and Adam Tokar; and three stepgrandchildren, Samantha Simile, Zachary Simile and Max Mastrean.
Deceased are a sister, Faye Belcastro, and three brothers, Edwin, Robert and Richard Danley.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.
Robert Henry Perry
Member of Apostolic Christian Temple
Robert Henry Perry, 90, of Washington, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Washington Hospital.
He was born May 7, 1923, in Charleroi, a son of the late Robert H. and Virginia Calloway Perry.
Mr. Perry joined Macedonia House Church and later moved his membership to Apostolic Christian Temple, where he worshipped until his death.
On August 22, 1943, he married Helen M. Freeman. They enjoyed a marriage together for 66 years, until her death in 2009.
During his lifetime, he worked in the steel mill in McKeesport, began a private rubbish-hauling business, drove a garbage truck for William Martin Co. and retired as a radio dispatcher for Waste Management in 1999.
He thought of retirement as “just a word” because he kept a truck to help people move and to drive those in need to their intended destinations.
Deceased, in addition to his parents and wife, are son Clinton; daughter Gladys; brothers Ezekiel, Richard, Hillard and James; and sisters Ramona, Frances, Lucy and Emma.
Mr. Perry leaves to mourn daughters Helen Dates of Washington and Linda M. Perry of Akron, Ohio; sister Josephine Brooks (Willis); granddaughter Kweilan Dates of Washington; and a host of other grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the time of service, Tuesday, July 23, in Apostolic Christian Temple, 164 West Wylie Avenue, Washington. Arrangements are entrusted to Lantz Funeral Home Inc., 121 Ridge Avenue, Washington. Interment will follow immediately in Washington Cemetery.
Condolences and flowers may be sent at www.lantzfh.com.
Longtime employee of Interstate Foodland
Anna Wyland, 92, of Hixenbaugh’s Personal Care Home, Claysville, formerly of Washington, went to be with her Lord Friday, July 19, 2013.
She was born October 9, 1920, a daughter of Roy and Goldie McBride.
On July 30, 1938, she married Joseph Wyland, who passed away April 19, 2008.
For more than 30 years, she was employed at Interstate Foodland, where she was fondly referred to as “Granny.” She loved working there and made countless friends.
She was a member of Friendship Community Church.
Surviving are a daughter, JoAnn Westfall; a granddaughter, Terri (Jerry) Anderson; a grandson, Robert (Kim) Westfall; two great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Razvoza and Gladys Goroncy; and a brother, Harold McBride.
Deceased are two sisters, Margaret Kimble and Stella Muncie, and three brothers, Ralph McBride, Harold “Hack” McBride and Walter McBride.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 22, with the Rev. Paul Spence officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.