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Obituaries

Eugene A. "Sonny" Lynn

Aug 16, 2022

 

Eugene A. ''Sonny'' Lynn, 88, of Rostraver Township, died Tuesday, August 16, 2022. Born in Rostraver Township on February 6, 1934, he was the son of the late Caleb Z. and Mary Emma (Sethman) Lynn.

 

Sonny was a diesel mechanic and retired from Wetterau Corporation. He was a lifelong member of Concord United Methodist Church in Rostraver Township....

Dea D. Kiselich

Aug 13, 2022

 

Dea D. Kiselich, 94, of West Newton died Saturday, August 13, 2022. Born in Blythedale on June 24, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Orlando and Mafalda (Baldini) Chiesi.

 

A homemaker, Dea was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Herminie.

 

She is survived by her son, James E. (Linda) Kiselich; grandson, Matthew...

William R. "Bill" Hannan Jr.

Aug 12, 2022

 

William R. ''Bill'' Hannan Jr., 73, of Rostraver Township, died suddenly on Friday, August 12, 2022.  Born in Connellsville on September 22, 1948, he was the son of the late William R. Hannan Sr. and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Sandy and Robin.

Bill was employed at Dravo Corporation, where he was a crane operator. After suffering a...

Ronald W. Greenawalt

Aug 5, 2022

 

Ronald W. Greenawalt Sr. 85, of Rostraver Township, received his heavenly wings on Friday, August 5, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family. The son of the late Samuel Rankin and Margaret M. (Hellyer) Greenawalt, Ronnie was born on June 5, 1937 in Rostraver, where he graduated high school in 1956.

 

After 30 years of employment at...

Harriet E. Douglass

Aug 4, 2022

 

Harriet E. Douglass, 80, of Elizabeth, died Thursday, August 4, 2022. Born in Elizabeth on September 1, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Henrietta (Gregg) Gamble.

 

Harriet's family and her extended family were very important to her, and she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She enjoyed baking, and nut rolls...

Blaine H. Brown

Aug 4, 2022

 

Blaine H. Brown, 66, of Rostraver Township, died Thursday, August 4, 2022.  Born in Charleroi on July 31, 1956, he was the son of the late Harold C. and Lucille E. (Smith) Brown.

 

Blaine was a carpenter by trade. He also did masonry work and was a Science Matters Coordinator.  He honorably served his country in the U.S....

Albert Kenneth Byers

Aug 3, 2022

 

Albert Kenneth Byers, 92, of Dunlevy, died Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Rostraver Township on January 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Albert and Violet E. (Waddington) Byers.

 

Kenny was a heavy equipment operator for Heckett Engineering and was an active member of Little Redstone United...

Charles M. Coulson

Jul 29, 2022

 

Charles M. Coulson, 87, of Rostraver Township, died Friday, July 29, 2022. Born in Clairton on February 15, 1935, he was the son of the late Michael and Erma (Kunz) Coulson.

Chuck was a supervisor in the Chemical Department of U S Steel Clairton Works and retired after 31 years of service. After retirement, he worked for 9 years...

Sharon Ann Hamer

Jul 25, 2022

 

Sharon Ann Hamer, 72, of Fairhope, died Monday, July 25, 2022.  Born in Pittsburgh on April 4, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Alvie A. and Christabell A. (Hart) Branthoover.

 

Sharon worked for the BVA School District, Stringhill's Restaurant and California University of PA. She had a strong work ethic and loved spending time with her...

Nicholas J. Burnett

Jul 24, 2022

 

Nicholas J. Burnett, 70, of West Newton, died Sunday, July 24, 2022.  Born in McKeesport on April 15, 1952, he was the son of the late Nicholas J. and Ethel (Mann) Burnett.

 

Nick was a metallographic technician for Bechtel Bettis for 45 years. He was a member of the Bible Fellowship Community Church in West Newton and was...

Sharon Balko Cramer

Jul 16, 2022

 

Sharon Balko Cramer, 79, of Carroll Township, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and the royal hound Buck on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Born in New Eagle on June 17, 1943, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Sholtis) Balko.

 

Sharon graduated from Rostraver High School in 1961 and Robert Morris College...

Peter Hrycko

Jul 15, 2022

 

Peter Hrycko, 97, of Rostraver Township, died Friday, July 15, 2022. Born in Monessen on March 11, 1925, he was the son of the late John and Katherine (Yonik) Hrycko.

 

Peter retired from the Monessen Southwestern Railroad. He enjoyed gardening and watching sports on TV, and he especially loved being at home doing his normal daily routine.  He...

Irene B. "Bubbie" Yancich

Jul 10, 2022

 

Irene B. ''Bubbie'' Yancich, 93, of Richeyville, died Sunday, July 10, 2022. Born in Linn/Redstone Township on November 29, 1928, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Heyges) Betsko.  

Affectionately known by all as "Bubbie”, Irene was an honor roll student throughout her tenure at Redstone High School where in 1945, she proudly graduated 3rd in her...

Dean J. Santo Colombo

Jul 7, 2022

 

Dean J. Santo Colombo, 59, of Washington, died peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2022 with his daughter and his two sisters at his side. Born in Mt. Pleasant on October 18, 1962, he was the son of Nunzio Santo Colombo of Elco and the late Wanda (Smart) Santo Colombo.

 

Dean was a truck driver for 17 years for...

Robert G. Eckels

Jul 7, 2022

 

Robert G. Eckels, 92, of Rostraver Township, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 7, 2022 with his family by his side. Born in Monongahela on December 2, 1929, he was the son of the late Frank and Myrtle Eckels.

 

Bob was retired from Liggett Spring and Axle in Monongahela and attended the First Christian Church in...

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