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Subject: [INDIANA] Tribune Review Obits for Tuesday, April 17, 2001
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 17:46:07 EDT


ANTHONY JOSEPH CINDRICH
Avella, Washington County

Anthony Joseph Cindrich , 82, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in UPMC
Montefiore. He was born in Slovan, Pa., son of John and Rose Cindrich. Mr.
Cindrich was a veteran of World War II, and served in the Army in Europe as a
paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division. Founder of A.J. Cindrich, Inc.,
which eventually became Lineal Industries. President of St. Michael's R.C.
Church Parish Council and finance committee, commander of Avella American
Legion, Fourth Degree Knight, Knights of Columbus, founding member of Avella
Athletic Association and various committees created by Washington County.
Member of the Elks Club, Pittsburgh Athletic Association and Slovan VFW.
Survived by his wife, Stella D. (SFARA) Cindrich, whom he married June 25,
1939; children, Ronald A. of Thornburg, Robert J. of Mars, Rita BOTULA of
Collier, Ralph E. of Mt. Lebanon, Rebecca CICCONE of Robinson Township;
grandchildren, Ronald Cindrich Jr., Debra Thomas, Cheryl Cindrich Postufka,
Stephen, Scott, Amanda, Michael, and Christina Cindrich, Susan and Lauren
Ciccone; stepgrandchildren, Amy and Maryll Botula; great-grandchildren,
Brianne and Joshua Thomas; a sister, Emma KORAIDO of Monessen. Visitation
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at STEFKOVICH FUNERAL HOME,
18 Campbell St., Avella, Washington County. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday
at 2 p.m. in St. Michael's Church, Avella. Burial in St. Michael's Church
Cemetery, Avella.
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PETER CIZAUCKUS
Wilmerding

Peter Cizauckus, 85, died Sunday, April 15, 2001. Son of the late Joseph and
Anna Cizauckus; husband of the late Margaret "Peggy" (VAHOSKY) Cizauckus;
beloved father of David and Daniel Cizauckus; brother of the late Della
LUTERI. Friends received in ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 Marguerite Ave.,
Wilmerding, Family and friends will gather at the funeral home Wednesday at
8:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Fatima
Church at 10 a.m.
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SARAH M. CORTAZZO (TARDIO)
Wilmerding

Sarah M. Cortazzo (Tardio), 73, died on Holy Saturday, April 14, 2001, after
a long and courageous journey with cancer. She was "welcomed into Heaven's
arms where everyday is a celebration of a life that never ends." Sarah was a
beautiful person who exemplified Christ in her life. She "experienced Good
Friday and has now been rewarded with Easter Sunday." Daughter of the late
Pasquale "Patsy" and Philomena (DeLUCIA) Cortazzo; beloved mother of Camille
(Fred) COMUNALE, Angelo (Rosemary "Ray") Tardio and Anthony (Sharon) Tardio;
loving grandmother of Lauren and Fred Comunale, and Nicole, Michael, Anthony
"A.J.," and Christopher Tardio; dear sister of Rose (Dick) PECORA, Carmine
"Coco" (Angie) and Frank "Corty" (Ellare) Cortazzo; niece of Mary (the late
Elwood) Womer, Philomena, Margaret, Joseph (Jean) and Peter (the late
Dolores) Cortazzo. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends received in ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 Marguerite Ave.,
Wilmerding, Tuesday and Wednesday noon to 9 p.m. Services in the funeral home
Thursday at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Jude the
Apostle Church at 10 a.m.
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ALICE R. CUNNINGHAM
Formerly of Bolivar, Westmoreland County

Alice R. Cunningham, 78, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, in the Bethlen Home,
Ligonier. She was born Sept. 29, 1922, in New Florence, a daughter of the
late Graham and Verne St. CLAIR Cunningham. She was preceded in death by a
half brother, James BUCKMAN; and brothers, Robert G. Cunningham and William
J. Cunningham. She graduated from Indiana University of Pa. and taught
English at Laurel Valley and Ligonier Valley High Schools for nearly 35
years. She moved to Pittsburgh in 1985, attended the Art Institute of
Pittsburgh, and pursued commercial art, her lifelong goal. She is survived by
nieces, Karen (Buckman) Mundy in Alaska, Patricia (Buckman) Nye in
California, Roberta Cunningham in Germany, Nancy Cunningham of Bolivar and
Gloria Cunningham in Oregon; and a nephew, William G. Cunningham in New
Jersey. As per her wishes, her body was donated to the Humanities Gift
Registry of Pa. A memorial gathering will be scheduled at a later date.
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RICHARD L. FORREST
Connellsville

Richard L. Forrest, 68, of Connellsville, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in
Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. He was born Feb. 27, 1933, in Scottdale, a
son of the late Harry W. and Jeanne M. MILLER Forrest. Mr. Forrest was a
graduate of Connellsville Area High School and of Waynesburg College, and
also attended Westmoreland County Community College and the University of
Pittsburgh. He was the former meat department manager at the former Acme
Supermarket in Connellsville and also at the Shop N'Save in Connellsville and
its predecessor, Super Dollar. He was the current Sealer of Weights and
Measures for the City of Connellsville. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the
Korean War. He had the distinction of being selected from thousands of others
to be the personal representative for John Foster Dulles during the Berlin
Peace Conference. He was a member of American Legion Post 446, Mt. Pleasant,
the NASCAR Legends Club and was a past member of the Blue Ridge Mountain
Sportscar Club. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Connellsville
and also attended the Wesley United Methodist Church in Connellsville. He is
survived by his wife, Jacqueline HATFIELD Forrest; a son, Richard A. Forrest
and his fiancee, Rhoda Hollands of Deltona, Fla.; a daughter, Pandalyn Diane
Forrest of Connellsville; two brothers, Thomas Forrest and his wife, Phyllis,
of Green Cove Springs, Fla., and Harry Forrest Jr. and his wife, Karen, of
Longwood, Fla.; and a sister, Carol FRANKS and her husband, Lee, of Columbus,
Ohio. Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the
BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where service will
be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Larry Hellein officiating.
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SAMUEL S. GAETANO

Samuel S. Gaetano died Saturday, April 14, 2001. Beloved husband of Elizabeth
(Brandy) Gaetano; loving father of Joyce Ann, Samuel Jr., Dina Joseph,
Christina M. Gombita and Fran Zellat; devoted grandfather of Marissa Ann,
Samuel Vincent, Carli Nicole, Luke Anthony and Ronnie Lee Gombita; cherished
father-in-law of Amy Ann (Mascaro), Kimberly Ann (Homer) and Ronald Lee
Gombita; loving brother of Patsy Thomas, Louise (Belsito), Mary (Walker) and
the late Antoinette (Leonard). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews
and friends. Mr. Gaetano was born May 31, 1927, in Sharpsburg. He served in
the U.S. Army and Merchant Marines in World War II. After a professional
sales career, Mr. Gaetano enjoyed gardening, cooking and his role as office
manager for his son's dental laboratory. Family and friends received Tuesday
7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in THE NEW WILLIAM SLATER II
FUNERAL SERVICE, 1650 Greentree Road, Scott, (412) 563-2800. Funeral Mass
Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret of Scotland Church. Interment in
Resurrection Cemetery.
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HENRIETTA HALULA HORANSKY
Youngstown

Henrietta Halula Horansky, 76, of Youngstown, Pa., died Sunday night, April
15, 2001, in Latrobe Area Hospital. She was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Latrobe, a
daughter of the late Michael and Mary BERNAS Halula. She was a member of
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Youngstown, the Catholic Daughters of America
Court 230, Kennametal Girls, Retiree Club World War II, Steelworkers Retirees
Club Local 1537 and the AARP. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband of 52 years, Henry J. Horansky, on Feb. 18, 2001. She is
survived by a daughter, Karen and her husband, David MURRAY, of Ruffsdale;
two sons, Ron Horansky and his wife, Russene, of Greensburg and Henry M.
Horansky and his wife, Debbie, of Pleasant Unity; a brother, Edward Halula
and his wife, Ruth, of New Alexandria; a sister, Dolores and her husband,
John KOZIELEC, of Bradenville; and a number of nieces and nephews. The family
will receive friends at the SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC. AND CREMATORY, Route 982
South, Latrobe (Youngstown) Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to
4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A parish rosary will be said Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the
funeral home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in Sacred
Heart Catholic Church, Youngstown, with the Rev. Ralph Tajak, O.S.B., as
celebrant. Interment will be in St. Vincent Cemetery, Unity Township. Gordon
O. Snyder, funeral director.
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DONALD J. MAY
Lakeland, Fla.

Donald J. ``Lank'' May, 77, of Lakeland, Fla., died Monday, April 16, 2001,
in Beeghly Medical Park, Boardman, Ohio. He was born Nov. 20, 1923, in the
Hicks Hill section of Kiski Township, a son of the late Hugh B. and Cora A.
THURSTON May. Formerly of Avonmore, Lank lived a short time in Godfrey, Ill.,
and a number of years in Lakeland, Fla. He had been an employee of the
National Roll Foundry, Avonmore, the Laclede Steel Co. as melt shop
superintendent and the Florida Steel Corp., Tampa, as mill superintendent for
16 years, retiring in 1985. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a
member of the Lion's Club in Lakeland, and was Presbyterian by faith. In
addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ivan H.
and Thomas L. May. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Lois G.
SHELLHAMMER May of Lakeland, Fla.; a son, Greg S. and wife, Marilyn May, of
Boardman, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Pete (Jacqueline) EDWARDS of Godfrey, Ill.;
two brothers, Hugh B. May of Haines City, Fla., and Lloyd G. May of Apollo;
three sisters, Sara Mary May of Avonmore, Virginia McKEEVER of Saltsburg and
Mrs. Robert (Cora) WALKER of Avonmore; Friends will be received Wednesday
from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CURRAN FUNERAL HOME, 701 Salt St., Saltsburg,
where service will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Phillip May officiating.
Interment in Westview Cemetery, Avonmore.
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RALPH KEITH SANDERS
Scottdale

Ralph Keith Sanders, 65, of Scottdale RD1 (East Huntingdon Township), died
Monday, April 16, 2001, at his residence. He was born April 23, 1935, in
Scottdale, the son of the late Walter N. and Clara Belle FELGAR Sanders.
Keith was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and attended the First
Baptist Church, both in Scottdale. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Prior to
retirement, he was employed as a heavy equipment operator for the former
Eidemiller Company, Kendi Company and Bear Rocks Construction. He is survived
by his wife of 40 years, Daisy Belle BARRON Sanders; two sons, William
Sanders and wife, Kim, of Alverton and Steven Sanders and wife, Donna, of
Connellsville; a daughter, Janet CORDELL and husband, Chris, of Scottdale;
four sisters, Florence CHRISTNER of Mt. Pleasant, Eva Mae BYBLE and husband,
Steve, of Port Charlotte, Fla., Faye TRESSLER and husband, William, of
Dunkirk, Ind., and Mona Lee COFFMAN and husband, Richard, of Scottdale; and
his pet dog, Ginger. Friends will be received in the EUGENE G. SALOOM FUNERAL
HOME INC., Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., at which
time his funeral service will begin with the Rev. Thomas E. Lomasney, the
Rev. James P. Cordell and the Rev. Berl Ward co-officiating. Interment will
be in Donegal Cemetery.
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MONICA MARION MELOSKY SAVASTA
Irwin

Monica Marion Melosky Savasta, 84, of Irwin, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at
her home. She was born April 26, 1916, in Hills Station, a daughter of the
late William and Mary Melosky. She was a member of the Church of the
Immaculate Conception, Irwin, the Legion of Mary and the Golden Echoes. She
was also active in VFW Auxiliary Post 781 of Irwin, A.A.R.P. 70 of Irwin and
the North Irwin Women's Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Guy F. Savasta; children, Kathleen Ann and David
Savasta; and a granddaughter, Faith Ann Savasta. Surviving are three
daughters, Rose HUSTON of Missouri, Monica NATH of Virginia and Stephanie
O'SHELL of Pittsburgh; three sons, Frank W. of Pittsburgh, Guy M. of Indiana,
Pa., and Mark G. of Cary, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; a great granddaughter; a
brother, Michael Melosky of White Oak; and two sisters, Ann LAMP of
McKeesport and Cecelia KUKIC of North Versailles. Friends will be received at
the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin, Tuesday from 7 to 9
p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be
celebrated Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Huntingdon.
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WEDDELL GEORGE SCHALLER
Southwest Greensburg

Weddell George Schaller, 86, of Southwest Greensburg, died Monday, April 16,
2001, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. Born in Southwest
Greensburg, he was one of the owners of Schaller's Bakery. He was born Dec.
25, 1914, a son of the late Edward John ``E.J.'' Schaller and Martha Eleanor
(WEDDELL) Schaller. He was a graduate of Greensburg High School and attended
Kiski Prep School. Mr. Schaller lived the last several years with his
daughter, Marbeth, in Greene County, Pa., near the town of Jefferson. Before
that, he resided in Greensburg and spent some years in Bonita Springs, Fla.
During his years living in Southwest Greensburg, Mr. Schaller was active in
politics, serving on the Southwest Greensburg Borough Council as president,
and was past president of the State Boroughs Association. Mr. Schaller was a
member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church, and for a period of time,
was on the board of trustees there. For many years, the old Schaller's Bakery
building attached to Mr. Schaller's house in Southwest Greensburg was donated
to the Greensburg Recreation Board for the NRA classrooms and range, where
many of the area's youth obtained hunter safety instruction and safety
certificates. Mr. Schaller is survived by daughters, Martha E. ``Marbeth''
Schaller of Jefferson, Pa., and Gretchen TOLMER of Pasadena, Md.; also sons,
Weddell Blair of Greensburg, William A. of Waynesburg, Pa., and Warren E.
Schaller of Youngwood, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews. Mr. Schaller was preceded in death by his wife,
Miriam M. (SWARTZWELDER) Schaller, whom he married in Somerset, Pa., on Feb.
6, 1936. Also preceding him in death was his son, Walter L. Schaller;
brothers, Harry, Arthur and Edwin Schaller; and a sister, Eleanor. Friends
will be received at the BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton at Green
streets, Greensburg, Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will
be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Robert C.
Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Clair Cemetery,
Hempfield Township. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the
Historical Weddell Cemetery Association, in care of William Fleming, 112
Broadway, West Newton, PA 15089-1402.
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LOIS MARGARET (TROY) SHAFFER
Mt. Pleasant,
Formerly of New Stanton

Lois Margaret (Troy) Shaffer, 67, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of New Stanton,
died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in the Greensburg Care Center. She was born in
Greensburg, June 18, 1933, the daughter of the late Robert M. and Margaret
TROY. She was a member of the First Trinity United Church of Christ,
Youngwood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband, Roland M. Shaffer, in 1966; and a sister, Sara E. SCHNAUBELT, in
1996. She is survived by her two daughters, Sheila ANTONACCI and her husband,
Jerome and Jennifer BREEGLE and her husband, Austin, both of Hempfield
Township; three grandsons, Michael and Jared Antonacci and James Breegle; a
granddaughter, Samantha Breegle; and two brothers, Robert B. Troy and wife,
Lila, of Greensburg and Kenneth E. Troy and wife, Ellen, of Satellite Beach,
Fla. Lois retired in 1994 from Seton Hill College, where she was manager of
the College book store. She was registered with Humanities Gift Registry (in
care of Mr. Anthony Musmanno of McKees Rocks), and there will be no public
viewing. Memorial service to be held Saturday, April 21, at 11 a.m. in the
First Trinity United Church of Christ, Youngwood, with the Rev. Dr. Robert W.
Jobe officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American
Diabetes Association.
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RHODA C. SHAUL
Formerly of Jeannette

Rhoda C. Shaul, 91, formerly of Jeannette, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in
Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. She was born in Dickerson Run, April 21,
1909, daughter of the late William and Nellie DOUGHERTY COSSEL. She was a
member of the First United Methodist Church, Greensburg, and its Women's
Society. She was a retired teacher, having taught in the Jeannette School
District for many years. She was a graduate of Indiana University of
Pennsylvania, and a member of the Retired Pennsylvania Teachers Association,
the Westmoreland County Retired Teachers Association, the Indiana Alumni
Association, the Progressive Women's Club and the Order of Eastern Star 69,
Jeannette. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband, Wilbur E. Shaul, in 1985; a brother, William C. Cossel; and two
sisters, Nellie BERTELMAN and Willa FRENCH. She is survived by numerous
nieces and nephews. There will be no public visitation. A private graveside
service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park
chapel with the Rev. Robert C. Wilson officiating. Interment will follow. The
LAWRENCE J. McCLURE FUNERAL HOME, 112 N. Second St., Jeannette, in charge of
arrangements.
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ROBERT EDWARD SMITH
Dunnellon, Fla.,
Formerly of Latrobe

Robert Edward ``Bob'' Smith, 69, of Dunnellon, Fla., formerly of Latrobe,
died Saturday, April 14, 2001. He was born to Dorothy KENDALL Smith of New
Castle. He was an electrical engineer for Kennametal. He was a member of the
Rainbow Lakes United Methodist Church, Masonic Loyalhanna Lodge 275 F&AM, the
Tall Trees of Lebanon and the Lions Club. He was a U.S. Army veteran. In
addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Patricia Anne IRWIN Smith
of Dunnellon; three daughters, Janet Lynn CORRELL of Pascagoula, Miss., Nancy
Lee DUHAIM of Latrobe and Donna Louise Smith of Dunnellon; a son, Dr. Robert
Michael Smith of Durham, N.C.; two brothers, Dr. Donald Smith of Dunnellon
and Richard Smith of Aurora, Ohio; two sisters, Ruth BOYLE of New Castle and
Carol MATTHEWS of Rock Hill, S.C.; and eight grandchildren. Visitation at the
ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME OF DUNN, Dunnellon, Fla., (352) 489-2429, where service
will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment Florida National Cemetery,
Bushnell, Fla.
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JOHN RICHARD SUSA Jr.
Bargersville, Ind.,
Formerly of Greensburg

John Richard Susa Jr., 85, of Bargersville, Ind., formerly of Greensburg,
died Saturday, April 14, 2001, in Brown County Community Care Center. He was
born Dec. 1, 1915, in Gates, a son of the late John Martin and Mary Ann
CHUPELLA Susa. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Jean WESTWOOD,
a son, John Edward Susa; and three sisters. He served in the U.S. Army as a
master sergeant during World War II from 1941 to 1945 and during the Korean
conflict from 1951 to 1953. Prior to retirement in 1977, he was an
engineering supervisor for Elliott Co. in Jeannette. Surviving are his
children, Mary Lou KNIGHT of Potomac, Ill., and Ruth Ann FAIR of Trafalgar,
Ind.; brothers, Steve Susa of Uniontown and Edward Susa of Adah, Pa.;
sisters, Irene Susa of Adah, Pa., Delores SMITH of Uniontown and Nettie
CAPPELLANTY of Morgantown, W.Va.; and eight grandchildren. Family and friends
will be received at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 N. Main St.,
Greensburg, Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. A graveside service will follow in the
Westmoreland County Memorial Park with the Rev. Greg Pelc officiating.
Terence L. Graft in charge of arrangements.
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DOMINICK J. TRUNZO
Oklahoma Borough

Dominick J. Trunzo, 84, of Oklahoma Borough, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in
Autumn Grove Care Center, Harrisville, Butler County. He was born July 28,
1916, in Oklahoma Borough, a son of the late Francesco and Giovanna VACCARO
Trunzo. He was employed by Apollo Steel Co. prior to leaving to serve his
country; he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served with the
First Infantry Division in North Africa. He was taken as a prisoner of war
and held in a German camp for 18 months. He was awarded the Purple Heart as
well as other awards and citations. He was a member of St. James Roman
Catholic Church, in Apollo, Vandergrift VFW, and the Big Red 1, First
Infantry Division Association. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in
death by three brothers, Charles Morgan, Louis Trunzo and Floyd Trunzo; five
sisters, Jennie RIZZO, Lucille CARAGEIN, Nell DiNUNZIO, Mary SPOSITO and
Josephine SACK. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lena May SCHALL
Trunzo; a son, Frank R. Trunzo of Oklahoma Borough; a daughter, Mrs. Vincent
``Kathy'' CAPPO of West Kittanning; a sister, Rose BAER of Apollo; and
several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service in the GERALD
J. MEDICE FUNERAL HOME, 604 Moore Ave., North Apollo. Service will be held
Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with Father John T. Sweeney
officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Kiski Township. The Vandergrift
Joint Veterans Association will render military honors Thursday at the
cemetery.
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EMILY P. WAGNER
Murrysville

Emily P. Wagner, 71, died Easter Sunday, April 15, 2001, in her home. She was
born June 18, 1929, in Pitcairn, a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth
BERADI ROSS. She was a member of the Loyalhanna Quilting Guild. She is
survived by her husband, Richard F. Wagner; a daughter, Stephanie Wagner of
Jeannette; two sons, Daniel CICCOTELLI and his wife, Betty, of Fort
Lauderdale, Fla., and Richard F. Wagner II and his wife, Kathy, of North
Huntingdon; two sisters, Jean ROSEMARK of Lorain, Ohio and Gloria ROCK of
Largo, Fla.; and a brother, Rinaldo Ross of Slickville. Services private.
Arrangements by the JOHN T. HART FUNERAL HOME, Murrysville.
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LEE A. WALAT
Greensburg

Lee A. Walat, 78, of Greensburg RD5 (Humphreys), died Sunday, April 15, 2001,
at his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Unity Township, a son of the late
Anthony and Josephine (GORINSKI) Walat. Prior to retirement, he worked at the
former Walworth Valve Company, South Greensburg, then at the former Hempfield
Foundries, Southwest Greensburg. He was a member of the St. Benedict Catholic
Church, Marguerite, and a life member of the Mutual Volunteer Fire
Department. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Vera J. (POOLE) Walat; and a sister, Catherine TIBERIO. He is survived by two
sons, Walter E. HUNKER of Williamsport and Thomas E. HUNKER and wife, Marion,
of Florida; a brother, Clarence Walat in I.H.S. at Mountain View; four
sisters, Mary HUDAK, Violet PAHEL and Helen GARRIS, all of Greensburg, and
Martha ROSKY and husband, Bill, of Mt. Pleasant; and a number of nieces and
nephews. Friends will be received at the GAUT-BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC.,
Pleasant Unity, A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the
St. Benedict Catholic Church, Marguerite. Interment will follow in St.
Vincent Cemetery, Unity Township.
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HENRIETTA WEATHERFORD
Pittsburgh

Henrietta Weatherford, 93, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, in Reformed
Presbyterian Home. Ms. Weatherford worked as a nurse for Reformed Home for
many years. Born in McKeesport on Jan. 7, 1908, daughter of Henry A. and
Nancy BELL Weatherford. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Friends
received in Reformed Presbyterian Home, 2344 Perrysville Ave., Pittsburgh,
Thursday 10 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in
Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Arrangements by SIMONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7720 Perry
Highway, Pittsburgh,
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MATILDA C. WISEMAN
West View

Matilda C. Wiseman, 100, died Monday, April 16, 2001, in the Wexford House,
McCandless. She was born in Pittsburgh on July 27, 1900, daughter of Joseph
and Mary (STEINMETZ-MUELLER) SILVERBERBERGER. In addition to her parents,
Mrs. Wiseman was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Wiseman; and a
son, William. Survived by three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Friends received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.,
388 Center Ave., West View. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Athanasius
Church, Wednesday at noon. Interment in North Side Catholic Cemetery.

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