Our Obituaries

Gladys A. Martin

August 11, 1917 - September 23, 2017

Gladys Acklin Martin,100, of Craynes Run Road, Waynesburg (near Ruff Creek) passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was born August 11, 1917 to George Clarence Acklin and Fannie Maude Loughman Acklin. Gladys was a direct descendant of Silas Crayne, a Greene County Revolutionary War Veteran. She lived on Craynes Run Road her entire life. She was...
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Ronald Clayton Chopyak

December 31, 1945 - September 6, 2017

Ronald Clayton Chopyak died on the night of Wednesday September 6th 2017 at the age of 71. He left behind a heartbroken family and friends too numerous to count. They include his wife, Kathleen, his children, Stephen and Cari, his two grandsons, Jin and Wyatt, and his siblings, Sandra and James. He will be missed by all of them and many more. It is wrong to try and summarize him in a few...
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Essie Ellen Tuttle Lemley

September 30, 1943 - September 6, 2017

Essie Ellen "Sissy" Tuttle Lemley, age 73 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in Washington Health System Greene in Waynesburg.She was born September 30, 1943 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Russell Tuttle and Ruby Tennant Phillips.She was the beloved wife of the late Charles E. Lemley Sr.; dear mother of Tammy Wilson (Kevin), Charles Lemley Jr. (Tammy), Shelley Smith (Gary),...
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Donald A. Teagarden

January 15, 1930 - August 15, 2017

Donald A. Teagarden age 87 of Waynesburg, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in Donnell House in Washington.He was born January 15, 1930 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Alvin and Ione Harkins Teagarden.He was a graduate of Waynesburg High School. After graduation he worked for Bryan's Dairy in Waynesburg.He served in the Army in Germany during the Korean War. In 1957 he married Connie...
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Guy L. Rush

June 4, 1950 - August 10, 2017

Guy L. Rush age 67 of Waynesburg died Thursday, August 10, 2017, at his residence.He was born June 4, 1950 in Rogersville, the son of George and Magge Rush.Mr. Rush resided most of his life in the Waynesburg area where had worked as a farm hand and laborer. He served in the Army.Surviving are his children, Guy L. Rush Jr., Vanessa Ann Phillips, Thomas E. Rush, and Guy M. Rush; 4 grandchildren,...
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Judith Ann Adamson

January 29, 1941 - August 1, 2017

Judith Ann Adamson age 76 of Waynesburg, passed on peacefully at Donnell House in Washington from complications due to a long-term illness, accompanied by her family.She was born January 29, 1941 in Washington, D.C, the youngest daughter of the late David E. and Vera M. Mazyck Allen, and attended the Washington, D.C. area public schools.She was employed by Frazier-Simplex Inc., in Washington for...
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M. Laurine Williams

February 28, 1926 - July 31, 2017

Mary Laurine (Schneck) Williams (1926 - 2017) M. Laurine Williams, age 91, of Waynesburg, PA, by way of Bethel Park, Clearfield, and originally of Oil City, PA, passed away on July 31, 2017, at Lauri-Mur Acres, as she referred to the lovingly restored old Kent Family Farm. Laurine was preceded in death by her husband, Murray W. Williams, who died on March 28, 2017. Surviving are...
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Louise Baily DeWeese

May 9, 1920 - July 23, 2017

Louise Baily DeWeese (Dotty), 97 years old, passed away peacefully at the Masonic Village in Sewickley on Sunday, July 23rd, 2017. Dotty was born in Carmichaels, PA on May 9, 1920, a daughter of the late J. Howard Baily and Bess Ewart Baily. Dotty was a graduate of Carmichaels High School and the Mason Frederic School of Pittsburgh. She worked in the 5th Avenue Bank of Pittsburgh before...
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Mona Shields

May 18, 1920 - July 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Behm Funeral Homes, Waynesburg, PA.
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Dorothy Rhodes

February 6, 1927 - July 11, 2017

Dorothy Rhodes, 90 formerly of Waynesburg, died, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Beacon Ridge Manor, Indiana. She was born February 6, 1927 in Nowrytown, a daughter of the late Yefram and Magdalena Kolincio Butekoff. Dorothy was a graduate of Elders Ridge High School, Indiana County in 1945. She did some modeling for a few years and then worked for 40 years as an assistant manager of a Lerner's...
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Marjorie R. Reagan

September 21, 1927 - July 10, 2017

Marjorie R. Reagan, 89 of Waynesburg, died Monday, July 10, 2017 in the Waynesburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, Waynesburg.She was born September 21, 1927 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Harrison and Mildred Bissett Tedrow.Mrs. Reagan was a homemaker and loved mowing grass, gardening and anything outdoors. She also loved the Pittsburgh Steelers Football team.On July 11, 1967 she...
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Glen Joseph Usher

April 27, 1961 - July 1, 2017

Glen Joseph Usher age 56 of Waynesburg passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, in the Washington Hospital.He was born April 27, 1961 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Charles Lemley Sr., and Ellen Tuttle Lemley of Waynesburg, who survives.He was a graduate of West Greene High School.Mr. Usher worked as a carpenter for the Woods Custom Cabinetry in Eighty Four, for several years.He was a member of...
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Michelle S. Rutan

July 6, 1968 - June 17, 2017

Michelle S. Rutan, 48, of Sycamore died Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Ruby Memorial, Morgantown, W.Va.She was born July 6, 1968, in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Glennetta Leasure Sapping and Vincent Sappington of Rogersville, who survives along with her step-mother, Ann Marie Stiles Sappington.She attended West Greene and Central Greene schools.On August 21, 1987, she married John H. Rutan Sr...
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Ruth Darlene Belford

October 10, 1943 - June 6, 2017

Ruth Darlene Belford age 74 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in the Washington Hospital.She was born October 10, 1943 in Mather a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Daugherty Belford.She was a graduate of Jefferson High School.She was married to Jerry Belford, who died July 9, 2011.Mrs. Belford was a retired garment worker for Greenway Manufacturing in Waynesburg and Flushing Shirt...
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James J. Stephenson

August 6, 1947 - June 5, 2017

James J. Stephenson age 69 of Waynesburg died Monday, June 5, 2017 in Donnell House in Washington.He was born August 6, 1947 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Paul and Ruth Thomas Stephenson. He was a 1965 graduate of Waynesburg High School and attended Slippery Rock University.Mr. Stephenson was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, serving from September 1967 to June of 1971 with Attack Squadron 165...
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Harriett M. Reed

May 2, 1922 - June 3, 2017

Harriett M. Reed, age 95, of Carlisle, formerly of Waynesburg, died Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Cumberland Crossings in Carlisle. She was born May 2, 1922 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Floyd H. and Elizabeth Orndoff Miller. On June 2, 1942 she married Charles L. Reed, who died November 15, 1999.Mrs. Reed was an owner and manager of Meighen's Shoe Store in Waynesburg for many years. Prior...
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Elizabeth S. Young

August 23, 1928 - May 27, 2017

Elizabeth Stephens Young, 88, of Waynesburg passed away peacefully with her family on May 27, 2017 after a recurring battle with cancer. Elizabeth was born in Garard's Fort, PA and graduated from Waynesburg High School. She started her career at First Federal Savings and Loan shortly after graduating, later worked at Hook's Law Office, and finished her career at the Home Health office of Greene...
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Carol Ann Rastoka

August 2, 1948 - May 26, 2017

Carol Ann Rastoka age 68 of Waynesburg died Friday, May 26, 2017 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home.She was born August 2, 1948 in Tergernsee, Germany, a daughter of the late Bartholomew Neyman and Johanna Huber Marianos.Mrs. Rastoka was employed as a food service worker at the Curry Home in Waynesburg prior to her illness.She was an active member of A.A. since 1988.Surviving are a daughter, Leigh...
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Randall E. Baysinger

December 13, 1956 - May 21, 2017

Randall E. Baysinger age 60 of Waynesburg died Sunday, May 21, 2017 in his home with his family by his side.He was born December 13, 1956 in Waynesburg a son of the late Murray Cecil Baysinger and Haddie Orndoff Baysinger, of Waynesburg, who survives.He graduated from Waynesburg Central High School and a lifetime resident of Waynesburg.Mr. Baysinger worked as a truck driver for Hoy's Construction...
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Margaret R. Breese

February 20, 1920 - April 29, 2017

Margaret R. Breese age 97 of Waynesburg died Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Waynesburg.She was born February 20, 1920 in Franklin Township, Greene County, a daughter of the late Frank and Florence Grim Wilson.On April 4, 1936 she married James F. Breese, who died December 1, 2004.Mrs. Breese had worked as nurse's aide at the Washington Hospital and Kade...
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Lena Kathryn King

July 5, 1925 - April 26, 2017

Lena Kathryn King age 91 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family.She was born July 5, 1925 in Brave, a daughter of the late Jasper R. and Sara Sine Martin.On November 11, 1947 she married Earl Warren King who died in 1993.Mrs. King was a 70 year member of the Allegheny Wesleyan Church in Waynesburg. She had worked at the Busy Bee in Waynesburg and...
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Richard C. Provo

August 16, 1950 - April 4, 2017

Richard C. Provo age 66 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in the Washington Hospital.He was born August 16, 1950 in Canandaigua, NY, a son of the late Carl and Josephine Walsh Provo.Mr. Provo was a retired police officer. He served with the Virginia Beach Police Department for 10 years and as a federal police officer and boat captain in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He later worked as a...
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Delbert W. Herrington

November 22, 1951 - April 4, 2017

Delbert W. Herrington Jr. Age 65 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Washington Hospital.He was born November 22, 1951 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Delbert W. Herrington and Ina Ruth Cooper Herrington Shingleton.Mr. Herrington retired from PennDot and had also worked for Adam Eidemiller Construction on the I-79 project.He was a lifetime resident of Greene County. He was an avid pool...
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Virginia K. Roth

June 14, 1931 - March 25, 2017

Virginia Kiger Roth, 85, died early Saturday evening, March 25, 2017 at Washington Hospital, peacefully and surrounded by her loving family.She was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1931, south of Waynesburg on Smith Creek Rd., Franklin Township. Virginia grew up in Waynesburg, then raised her family in Plum Borough before returning to Waynesburg with her husband Ed, where they spent twenty happy years...
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Dorothy O'Keefe

August 21, 1925 - March 24, 2017

Dorothy O'Keefe age 91 of Waynesburg, formerly of Clarksville, died Friday, March 24, 2107 in the Waynesburg Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Waynesburg.She was born August 21, 1925 in Bitner, Fayette County, a daughter of the late Mike and Julia Bartowick Goozdich.Her first husband Al Taylor is deceased. She later married Edward O'Keefe, who is deceased.Mrs. O'Keefe was a homemaker and...
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Freddie L. Tennant

May 22, 1940 - March 8, 2017

Freddie L. Tennant Jr. age 76 of Dilliner died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV, surrounded by his family after a brief illness.He was born May 22, 1940 in East Finley, a son of the late Freddie L. Tennant Sr. and Louise Cheek Tennant.He was a 1958 graduate of West Greene High School, and was trained as a radiology technician at Greene County Memorial Hospital...
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Patricia A. Ferguson

February 9, 1945 - March 5, 2017

Patricia A. Ferguson age 72 of Brave died Sunday, March 5, 2017 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home. She was born February 9, 1945 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late John and Edith Palmer Cooney.She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Mt. Oliver.Mrs. Ferguson was a former resident of Whitehall where she worked as a police dispatcher for the Borough of Whitehall for 32 years. She resided...
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Robert H. Doody

December 2, 1929 - March 1, 2017

Robert H. Doody age 87 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation following a lengthy illness. He was born December 2, 1929 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Joseph and Mayme Shock Doody.He was a graduate of West Virginia University. He served in the U.S. Air Force for two years.On August 19, 1952 he married Dolores Masuga Doody who survives.Mr. Doody...
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Joyce K. Ketchem

July 6, 1942 - February 28, 2017

Joyce K. Ketchem age 74 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in her home.She was born July 6, 1942 in Daybrook, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Willis Burl Walls and Ola Jane Statler Walls. She was a graduate of Clay-Battelle High School in Blacksville, WV.Mrs. Ketchem was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God in Eastview.On January 8, 1966 she married Robert E....
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Mary E. Gump

February 26, 1923 - February 16, 2017

Mary E. Gump age 93 of Waynesburg died Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Evergreen Assisted Living in Waynesburg.She was born February 26, 1923 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Charles P. and Alta Hunnell Tustin.Mrs. Gump was a homemaker and a long-time member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Waynesburg.On December 26, 1941 she married James R. Gump Sr., who died May 25, 1992.Surviving...
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June C. Hammers

August 2, 1923 - January 28, 2017

June C. Hammers age 93 of Waynesburg died Saturday, January 28, 2017 in Southmont of Presbyterian Care in Washington.She was born August 2, 1923 in Washington, a daughter of the late Todd M. and Claire McCleary Conklin.She was a graduate of Waynesburg High School and Penn Commercial Business School.Mrs. Hammers was employed as a teller for First National Bank and Trust Company in Waynesburg for...
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Marlene L. Clark

May 27, 1934 - January 24, 2017

Marlene L. Clark age 82 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 in Donnell House in Washington.She was born in Waynesburg on May 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Paul Long and Grace Patterson Long Artinger.Mrs. Clark was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesburg. She graduated from Waynesburg High School in 1952.She was employed with the First National Bank and Trust Co. in...
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Vernon Slater Anderson

January 21, 1946 - January 22, 2017

Vernon Slater "Joe" Anderson Sr. age 71 on Mt. Morris died Sunday, January 22, 2017 in his home.He was born January 21, 1946 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Clarence Vernon Anderson and Frances Gertrude Rutan Anderson.Mr. Anderson was a U. S. Army veteran and had served in Vietnam and Korea.He had worked as a security guard at Robena Mine and as a taxi driver for Central Cab.Mr. Anderson resided...
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Earl L. Taylor

January 3, 1932 - January 20, 2017

Earl L.Taylor, 85, of Morgantown, WV passed away in the presence of family on 20 January 2017 in Sarasota, FL. Earl (known to his multitude of friends simply as "Taylor") was born on January 3, 1932 in Waynesburg to the late William W. and Tess Taylor, and is preceded in death by twin brothers, Floyd and Lloyd. He graduated from Waynesburg High School in 1950, where he excelled at baseball and...
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R. Benton Blythe

September 29, 1943 - January 13, 2017

R. Benton "Ben" Blythe age 73 of Dover, Delaware passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 in the Delaware Hospice Center.He was born September 29, 1943 in Edmonton, Canada, a son of the late A. Benton Blythe and Helen Bushfield Blythe.Mr. Blythe worked as an IT Systems Manager for heavy equipment companies. He enjoyed reading Classic books, watching the Baltimore Orioles, Alabama Football, and...
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Edwin E. Young

November 15, 1925 - January 12, 2017

Edwin E. Young, 91, of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania passed away on January 12, 2017 of natural causes. Edwin was born in Ellsworth, PA and graduated early from Waynesburg High School to enter World War II. He proudly served in the navy on the USS Mahan which was sunk in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Tin Can Sailors and attended many reunions with his shipmates. He was a veteran who...
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Clarence E. Richter

August 7, 1951 - January 3, 2017

Clarence E. Richter 65 of Clarksville died Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in Advanced Personal Care in Clarksville following a lengthy illness.He was born August 7, 1951 in Waynesburg a son of the late Leroy and Marie Tustin RichterMr. Richter was a lifetime resident of Greene County. He enjoyed fishing, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers , and spending time with his friends.Surviving are two brothers,...
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Harley N. Jones

November 19, 1923 - December 26, 2016

Harley N. (Hal) Jones, age 93 of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, formerly of Jefferson, died Monday, December 26, 2016 in Toronto.He was born November 19, 1923 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, a son of the late William H. and Alma Nicholson Jones.Mr. Jones was a retired contractor, and a former resident of Jefferson.He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a tail-gunner and wireless operator in...
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Frances Aldene Allman

October 21, 1919 - December 21, 2016

Frances Aldene Allman of Waynesburg, PA, passed peacefully to her heavenly home on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.She was born October 21, 1919, a daughter of Porter and Mabel McClelland Orndoff. Deceased are a sister, Edna Eckert, and a brother, Frederick Orndoff. She was the last of her immediate family.On June 28, 1940, in Coudersport, PA, she married Roy G. Lemasters, who passed away December...
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Ellen V. Carpenter

December 5, 1934 - December 18, 2016

Ellen V. "Corky" Carpenter, 82 of Waynesburg, died Sunday, December 18, 2016 in the Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy illness. She was born December 5, 1934 in Crucible, a daughter of the late Walter Raleigh and Lucy Ellen Neel Danforth. Mrs. Carpenter had worked as a chamber maid on the US Steel river boats during the 1950's where she met her husband. Then...
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Jean E. Fox

July 31, 1926 - December 8, 2016

Jean Widdup Hunnell Hamilton Fox age 90 of Waynesburg died Thursday, December 8, 2016, in Waynesburg Health Care and Rehabilitation. She was born July 31, 1926 in Deemston, a daughter of the late John D. Widdup and Anna Jane Sproat Widdup.She graduated from Waynesburg High School in the class of 1944.On June 27, 1948 she married Fred Hunnell, who died on August 3, 1978. She later married William...
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Charles B. Reed

September 29, 1941 - December 6, 2016

Veteran educator and political leader Charles B. Reed has passed away at the age of 75.Reed was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was the oldest of seven children. A football standout, he earned a full athletic scholarship to George Washington University and received three degrees there: a B.S in physical education (1963), an M.A. in secondary education (1964), and an Ed.D in teacher...
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Patricia Montgomery

February 25, 1930 - December 3, 2016

Patricia Lou Montgomery, 86 of Waynesburg, died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at home. She was born February 25, 1930 in Carnegie, a daughter of the late Charles W. and Margaret Sheets Rinehart. Mrs. Montgomery was a retired secretary for the Central Greene School District for over 30 years retiring in 1998. She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesburg. At one time she was a...
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Alice M. Hildreth

September 7, 1937 - November 27, 2016

Alice M. Hildreth age 79 of Nineveh passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 in her home, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.She was born September 7, 1937 in Gilmore Township, Greene County, a daughter of the late James McHenry and Lillian Cain McHenry.Mrs. Hildreth was employed as the office manager in the automotive business in Waynesburg for 45 years. She had worked for W.L. Stewart...
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James D. Randolph

July 16, 1928 - November 10, 2016

James D. Randolph"Fuzzy" July 16, 1928 - November 10, 2016Fuzzy died peacefully on November 10, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He earned his undergraduate degree from Waynesburg College in education and a masters degree from WVU in music. He served in the Korean war. Fuzzy was a professor of music and the curator of the Paul R. Stewart Museum at Waynesburg University for most of his life....
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Tony P. Yeager

August 17, 1972 - November 8, 2016

Tony P. Yeager age 44 of Carmichaels, died Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.He was born August 17, 1972 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Kenneth P. Yeager and Shirley S. Cox Yeager Keller.On Aril 18, 1998 he married his childhood sweetheart, Pamela Durbin Yeager, who survives.Mr. Yeager had worked as a mechanic for...
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Patricia L. Tennant

October 12, 1934 - November 7, 2016

Patricia L. Tennant age 82 of Waynesburg died Monday, November 7, 2016 in Washington Hospital.She was born October 12, 1934 in Gray Township, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Betty Grinage Cook.On October 4, 1952 she married Charles W. "Sonny" Tennant who survives.Throughout her life Pat was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend; and a woman of faith.She was a self-taught pianist and...
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Frances W. McAfoos

September 20, 1923 - October 30, 2016

Frances W. McAfoos age 93 of Washington died Sunday, October 30, 2016 in Donnell House in Washington.She was born September 20, 1923 in Wilkinsburg, a daughter of the late George R. and Mary McClymonds Wright.Frances graduated from Wilkinsburg High School in 1940 and attended Linden Hall Junior College in Lititz for one year. She worked for two years for Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh.On June 19,...
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Mary Kathryn Gregory

December 2, 1944 - October 23, 2016

Mary Kathryn Gregory, 71 of Waynesburg, died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at home. She was born December 2, 1944 in Las Vegas, NV, a daughter of the late Charles C. and Fehr Steinbaugh McCall. Mrs. Gregory was a graduate of Waynesburg High School and Waynesburg College. Mary was a retired school teacher, having taught English at Conneaut Valley, Sayre, Northeast Bradford and Gateway Regional Schools....
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Anna P. Vanscyoc

December 9, 1936 - October 18, 2016

Anna P. Vanscyoc age 79 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the Washington Hospital.She was born December 9, 1936 in Dewittville, NY, a daughter of the late Grant and Jewell Lindal Parker.She was a 1954 graduate of Mayville High School.On July 12, 1958 she married David W. Vanscyoc who survives.Mrs. Vanscyoc was a member of Fordyce United Methodist Church in Garards Fort.She was an...
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Fred W. Throckmorton

October 29, 1925 - October 13, 2016

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Leroy Kennedy

January 21, 1952 - October 4, 2016

Leroy Kennedy, 64, of Snow Camp, North Carolina died at his residence on Tuesday, October 4, 2016.Leroy was born in Waynesburg, PA. He graduated Waynesburg High School and was employed by UNC Grounds Department in Chapel Hill, NC for 20 years. He was a member of Cornerstone Community Church.Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Donna Kennedy of the home. The year Leroy and Donna wed in 1979,...
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Bessie M. Greco

October 1, 1911 - September 5, 2016

Bessie M. Greco age 104 of Waynesburg died Monday, September 5, 2016 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home.She was born October 1, 1911 in Belmont County, Ohio, a daughter of the late John A. and Blanche Buchanan Mason.She was a graduate of Waynesburg High School and West Virginia Business College in Fairmont, WV.On April 20, 1931 she married Louie Greco who died October 10, 1986.Mrs. Greco worked for...
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Duane L. White

March 8, 1940 - September 4, 2016

Duane L. White age 76 of Prosperity died Sunday, September 4, 2016 in his home.He was born March 8, 1940 West Bethlehem Township, a son of the late Lloyd E. and Rose Riskey White.Mr. White was a retired mechanic for Howley General Tire and Wright Tire.He was an avid NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed tractors, drag racing, and "wheelin' and dealin". Surviving are three children, Billie Jo Maxwell ...
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Elizabeth Werner

June 10, 1930 - August 26, 2016

Elizabeth Werner age 86 of Waynesburg died Friday, August 26, 2016 in Washington Hospital after suffering a massive heart attack. She was born June 10, 1930 in Wilmington, OH, a daughter of the late Taylor and Veda Hadley Moore.On August 16, 1952 she married Christopher Werner Jr., who died April 13, 2005.Mrs. Werner was a retired seamstress for Greenway Manufacturing in Waynesburg. She had also...
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Galla Jean Spires

October 3, 1952 - August 20, 2016

Galla Jean Spires age 63 of Waynesburg died Saturday, August 20, 2016, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She left this world peacefully, in her home, surrounded by her close family.She was a beautiful, smart, strong and caring woman who modeled love and kindness for many.She was born October 3, 1952 in Charleston, WV, a daughter of the late Bartley Guy and Helen Sams...
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Anthony T. Moskal

March 20, 1941 - August 11, 2016

Anthony T. Moskal age 75 of Prosperity died Thursday, August 11, 2016 in Golden Living Center in Waynesburg.He was born March 20, 1941 in Meadowlands, a son of the late John and Anna Maluke Moskal.He graduated from Chartiers-Houston High School in the class of 1959, and served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965.Mr. Moskal was a retired factory worker for Federal Paper.He was a former resident of...
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Peter R. Rumskey

July 11, 1946 - August 11, 2016

Peter Rand Rumskey, 70, of Waynesburg, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016, in Washington Hospital surrounded by his devoted wife of 51 years, Judith, and his adoring daughters, Melissa and Cherie.Peter was born on July 11, 1946, in Bellaire, Ohio, a son of Otto A. and Gladys Spence Rumskey. Pete and Judy met at a skating rink at the age of 15 and became high school sweethearts. They were...
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Helen Drizos

August 25, 1925 - July 27, 2016

Helen P. Drizos, 90 of Myakka City, FL, formerly of Waynesburg, PA, died on July 27, 2016 in Sarasota FL. She was born August 25, 1925 in Clarksburg, WV, daughter of the late Peter and Hreso Manolakis Padais (originally from Chios, Greece.) Mrs. Drizos was a member of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Sarasota, FL and a former member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Canonsburg, PA. On...
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Robert L. Ball

April 28, 1932 - July 25, 2016

Robert L. Ball age 84 of Waynesburg died peacefully in his home Monday, July 25, 2016.He was born April 28, 1932 in Waynesburg, son of the late Milton J. and Florence Broadwater Ball.On October 3, 1952 he married Alice Weaver Ball, who died March 12, 2009.Mr. Ball was a retired heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Operating Engineers, Local 66, since 1964....
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Kurt Wayne Kramer

July 1, 1958 - July 3, 2016

Kurt W. Kramer age 58 of Waynesburg died Sunday, July 3, 2016 in his home.He was born July 1, 1958 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Marion Wayne Kramer and Beatrice Jane Whittaker Kramer.He was educated in the Jefferson- Morgan schools.His was married to Diana Courtwright Kramer, who died August 7, 2013.Mr. Kramer worked as a heavy equipment operator for several construction companies.He resided...
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Joseph D. Vulcano

June 18, 1960 - June 27, 2016

Joseph D. Vulcano age 56 of Nineveh passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 27, 2016 in the Washington Hospital.He was born June 18, 1960 in Canonsburg, a son of the late Joseph and Elsie Michaels Vulcano.He was the beloved husband of Shirley Cook Vulcano whom he married on October 19, 2000. He was a loving father of five children, Joseph (Jessica) Vulcano of Vestaburg, Matthew Vulcano of...
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Martha J. Howard

April 22, 1925 - June 3, 2016

Martha J. Howard age 91 of Waynesburg died Friday, June 3, 2016 in Washington Hospital following a brief illness.She was born April 22, 1925 in Springhill Township, Greene County, a daughter of the late Bern and Nell Warrick Gump.On May 28, 1951 she married Allen N. Howard, who died January 2, 1997.Mrs. Howard had worked for 15 years as a telephone operator for the South Penn Telephone Company. ...
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Samuel E. Crawford

July 9, 1935 - May 20, 2016

Samuel E. Crawford age 80 of Waynesburg died Friday, May 20, 2016, in his home surrounded by his wife and children.Mr. Crawford was born in Greene County on July 9, 1935, the son of the late Wilma Crawford Bungard and was raised by the late Harry and Jane Morris Bungard.On May 22, 1954 he married Wilma Mayne, who survives.His family regarded him as the strongest and most loving man they ever knew...
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Thomas Allen Scott

March 19, 1950 - May 17, 2016

Thomas Allen Scott, age 66 of Lancaster, formerly of Waynesburg died unexpectedly on May 17, 2016.He was born in Waynesburg, a son of the late Charles C. and Lillian L. (Price) Scott.He was a graduate of Waynesburg High School and Vale Technical Institute. He served with the Army National Guard.For the past several years he had resided in Lancaster, PA and was employed by Auto Parts International...
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Stella Mae Ford

February 8, 2016 - May 10, 2016

Stella Mae Ford, the infant daughter of Richard Ford Jr. and Melinda Henderson Ford of Waynesburg, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 10, 2016 in WHS Greene.She was born February 8, 2016 in Washington Hospital.Surviving in addition to her parents are a brother, Kol Ford; two sisters, Aylah and Chloe Ford; maternal grandparents Don and Gretchen Henderson of Waynesburg; paternal grandfather, Richard ...
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Jessie Mae Morris

September 8, 1945 - April 30, 2016

Jessie M. Morris age 70 of Waynesburg went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 30, 2016.She was born September 8, 1945 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Riley Blouir and Mae Tennant Blouir.Mrs. Morris had been employed by K-Mart, Presbyterian Day Care, and Greenway Manufacturing. For 17 years she worked in maintenance and housekeeping at Waynesburg College.She enjoyed many hobbies...
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Jane S. Brewer

May 23, 1925 - April 26, 2016

Jane Stephenson Brewer age 90 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in her home.She was born May 23, 1925 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Larry Edwin Stephenson and Elizabeth Lemley Stephenson.She was raised with four brothers on the family farm by the white barn on Smith Creek near Waynesburg.Mrs. Brewer was a graduate of the Washington Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a...
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Charles W. Eddy

July 4, 1939 - April 24, 2016

Charles W. Eddy Sr. age 76 of Waynesburg died Sunday, April 24, 2016 in his home.He was born July 4, 1939 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Jesse James Eddy and Dorothy Marie Morris Eddy.He was married to Patricia A. "Pat" Joseph Eddy, who died April 22, 2010.Mr. Eddy had worked as a laborer for PennDOT in Waynesburg and as a security guard in Pittsburgh.He resided most of his life in Waynesburg...
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Paul A. Crayne

March 12, 1913 - April 20, 2016

Paul A. Crayne age 103 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in the home of his niece in Core, WV.He was born March 12, 1913 in Waynesburg a son of the late Harry A. and Nettie J. Lippencott Crayne.On December 23, 1937 he married Wanita Moore Crayne, who died January 18, 2016.Mr. Crayne retired from Penn Manufacturing in Washington where he had worked for 37 years as a lathe operator.He...
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Shirley Mae Tennant

February 23, 1937 - April 18, 2016

Shirley Mae Tennant age 79 of Waynesburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday Aril 18, 2016 in Donnell House in Washington.She was born February 23, 1937 in Fayette County, a daughter of the late David L. Temple and A. Katheryn Johnson Temple.Mrs. Tennant retired from Greene County Memorial Hospital with over 30 years of service in various positions.She was a member of Waynesburg Bible Chapel.She...
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Madolyn McDougal

September 22, 1925 - April 16, 2016

Madolyn McDougal, 90 of (Crafton) Pittsburgh, formerly of Spraggs, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, April 16, 2016. She was born September 22, 1925 in Brave, a daughter of the late James and Nannette Coen King. She was married to the late Furman L. McDougal. Surviving are five children, James (Peggy) McDougal of Waynesburg, Diane (Robert DeWitt) Gabic of Lincoln, NE, Earl ...
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William D. Hardisty

June 14, 1924 - April 15, 2016

William D. Hardisty age 91 of Waynesburg died Friday, April 15, 2016 in the Golden Living Center in Waynesburg.He was born June 14, 1924 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Earl C. Hardisty and Mabel Grace Buck Hardisty.He was a 1950 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he was a three year letterman in baseball and football, and led the nation in punting.On September 24, 1949 he married...
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Freda Mae Tanner

September 30, 1932 - April 13, 2016

Freda Mae Tanner age 83 of Waynesburg died peacefully Wednesday, April 13, 2016 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home in Waynesburg.She was born September 30, 1932, a daughter of the late Paul and Mary Conaway.On November 26, 1949 she married Glenn R. Tanner, who died December 16, 2004.Mrs. Tanner once owned and operated Freda's Flea Market in West Waynesburg. She had also worked in the cafeteria at...
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Suanne Nixdorf

January 29, 1942 - April 2, 2016

Suanne Nixdorf age 74 of Gibsonia passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 in her home.She was born January 29, 1942 in Dover, NJ, a daughter of the late William John Shepherd and Claire Montieth Shepherd.She was a 1959 graduate of Lincoln High School in Elwood City. She earned a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and held a master's degree in special education from California...
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Danny Jay Humble

March 14, 2016 - March 25, 2016

Danny Jay Humble, 11 day old son of Joshua & Jessica Ocker Humble of Waynesburg, died Friday, March 25, 2016 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born premature on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:47 a.m. in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. Surviving in addition to his mom and dad are a sister, Bexley; maternal grandmother, Peggy Ocker of Greensboro; maternal grandfather,...
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Wilda M. Leichliter

August 28, 1923 - March 7, 2016

Wilda M. Leichliter age 92 of Waynesburg died Monday, March 7, 2016 in her home.She was born August 28, 1923 in Wind Ridge, a daughter of the late George W. and Bessie Courtwright Thomas.She was married to Clarence "Buck" Leichliter Sr., who died in 1972.Mrs. Leichliter was a retired custodian for the Central Greene School District.She was a five generation grandmother and enjoyed babysitting her...
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David W. McGinnis

March 25, 1963 - March 5, 2016

David W. McGinnis age 52 of Jefferson died Saturday, March 5, 2016.He was born March 25, 1963 in Fairfax, Virginia, a son of Samuel E. McGinnis and Judith Allen Adamson.He was educated in the Central Greene School District.Mr. McGinnis worked on pipeline construction with United Steel Workers Heavy Highway Division, most recently for Lineal Industries. He had also worked as a member of the...
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Betty Jean Bruno

February 13, 1930 - February 17, 2016

Betty Jean Bruno age 86 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.She was born February 13, 1930 in Nemacolin, a daughter of the late Harry and Roberta Lopes Dugan.On June 30, 1948 she married Ralph Bruno who died August 17, 2011.Mrs. Bruno and her husband owned and operated the Twin Cup in Waynesburg for many years. She had also worked at the...
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Donald Wayne Whipkey

May 19, 1938 - February 9, 2016

Donald Wayne Whipkey age 77 of Waynesburg, died on February 9, 2016 of multiple health issues. He was born in Carmichaels on May 19, 1938 to Ira William Whipkey and Anna Grace Kalp Whipkey. Mr. Whipkey was a graduate of Waynesburg University in 1960. Upon graduation, he was employed by the Insurance Company of North America specializing in commercial insurance. In 1984, he, along with G. Conrad...
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Richard A. Rutan

March 29, 1931 - February 2, 2016

Richard A. Rutan Sr. age 84 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home.He was born March 29, 1931 in Morris Township, Greene County, a son of the late Harry M. Rutan Sr. and Hazel Miller Rutan.On April 1, 1957 he married Wilma C. Temple Rutan, who died April 27, 2005.Mr. Rutan resided most of his life in Nineveh and Waynesburg. He was a retired farmer and worked...
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Edwin A. Keller

April 24, 1938 - January 28, 2016

Edwin A. Keller Jr. age 77 of Waynesburg died Thursday, January 28, 2016 in his home.He was born April 24, 1938 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Edwin A. Keller Sr. and Emma White Keller.In 1963 he married Nancy Dunn Keller, who survives.Mr. Keller served in the U.S. Army on active duty for two years followed by five years of service in the Army Reserve.He had worked for Lockhart Iron and Steel...
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Donna J. Orndoff

March 2, 1944 - January 18, 2016

Donna J. Orndoff age 71 of Coraopolis died Monday, January 18, 2016 in Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.She was born March 2, 1944 in Weston, WV, a daughter of Valgene Curtis Logue of Frostburg, MD, who survives, and the late George Myers.On June 27, 1964 she married Raymond L. Orndoff who survives.Mrs. Orndoff was a teacher at Tender Care Day Care in Robinson Township.She was a member of the...
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Michael John Churney

February 9, 1954 - January 14, 2016

Michael John Churney age 61 of Waynesburg died Thursday, January 14, 2016 in Donnell House, Washington.He was born February 9, 1954 in Waynesburg a son of Jean Clark Churney of Waynesburg and the late Albert Churney.He was a graduate of West Virginia University.On May 21, 1977 he married Deborah Russell Churney, who survives.Mr. Churney was a retired special education teacher at Waynesburg...
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Linda Jeanette Torch

November 28, 1952 - January 8, 2016

Linda Jeanette Torch age 63 of Waynesburg died Friday, January 8, 2016 in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown WV. She was born November 28, 1952 in Mannington, WV a daughter of the late William Leste Hayes and Enid Laurestine Moore Hayes.Her husband Thomas Torch is deceased.She made her home with Raymond A. "Buzz" Morris Jr. for the past 14 years.Mrs. Torch was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking...
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Sherren Kay Maley

March 1, 1944 - January 6, 2016

Sherren Kay Maley age 71 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 in the Washington Hospital.She was born March 1, 1944 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Wallace and Marie Rush Loughman.On June 8, 1963 she married Jerry Maley, who survives.Mrs. Maley was a hairdresser.She was a former resident of South Amherst, Ohio where she lived for 26 years.Mrs. Maley attended the Allegheny Wesleyan...
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Agnes A. Yeaney

November 5, 1945 - January 4, 2016

Agnes A. Yeaney age 70 of Waynesburg died Monday, January 4, 2016 in the Washington County Health Center.She was born November 5, 1945 in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late George and Mary Davey Modrak.On August 30, 1969 she married Mervin "Bud" Yeaney who died January 27, 2007.Mrs. Yeaney was a homemaker. She resided most of her life in Waynesburg, where she was a member of St. Ann Catholic...
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Darla M. Pettit

September 22, 1959 - December 18, 2015

Darla M. Pettit, 56 of Sycamore, died Friday, December 18, 2015 at home. She was born September 22, 1959 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Howard B. and Martha Barclay Pettit. Ms. Pettit was a 1980 graduate of Waynesburg Central High School. And she had worked at the former Greenway Manufacturing and for the last 12 years for the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. She attended the Bates Fork...
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Mary Kathryn Hair Balyeat

January 4, 1932 - December 14, 2015

Mary Kathryn Gwynn Hair Balyeat age 83 of Carmichaels died Monday, December 14, 2015 in Laskosky's Personal Care Home in Clarksville.She was born January 4, 1932 in Waynesburg a daughter of the late Howard W. and Lana Rich Gwynn.In 1950 she graduated from Cumberland Township High School. She continued her education at the University of Pittsburgh, and in 1955 graduated from Carnegie Tech ...
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Charlotte H. Levine

December 5, 1952 - December 13, 2015

Charlotte Huffman Levine, age 63, of Waynesburg, died Sunday, December 13, 2015 in her home. She was born December 5, 1952, in Waynesburg, a daughter of Joan Edson Huffman and the late Dr. Charles R. Huffman. She was a 1970 graduate of Waynesburg Central High School, where she was a majorette and involved in many clubs. After high school, she studied fashion merchandising at Massey Jr....
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Lewis Ray Scott

April 30, 1930 - November 29, 2015

Lewis Ray Scott, 85, of Waynesburg, died Sunday, November 29, 2015 while visiting with family in Norfolk, Virginia. He was born April 30, 1930 in Waynesburg a son of the late Lewis Russell and Mary Margaret Morris Scott. Mr. Scott was a 1948 graduate of Waynesburg High School and served in the US Navy. He married the late Mary Elizabeth Speicher on October 15, 1948.He lived his entire life in...
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John A. Conklin

May 16, 1921 - November 29, 2015

John A. Conklin age 94 of Sycamore died Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Golden Living Center in Waynesburg.He was born May 16, 1921 in Sycamore a son of the late John A. and Goldie Daily Conklin.On May 20, 1948 he married Wanda Moore Conklin, who died November 28, 2001.Mr. Conklin was a retired truck driver for W.P.L.E. in Waynesburg and Dillie Trucking in Washington. He was a member of the...
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Marilyn J. Filer

September 25, 1932 - November 16, 2015

Marilyn J. Filer age 83 of Elizabeth died Monday November 16, 2015 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills.She was born September 25, 1932 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late John and Helen Hunnell Rose.She graduated from Waynesburg High School in the class of 1950. On November 10, 1949 she married Alfred W. Filer, who died September 16, 1976.Mrs. Filer was a homemaker and resided...
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Samuel H. Toland

April 21, 1933 - November 5, 2015

Samuel H. Toland age 82 of Waynesburg died Thursday, November 5, 2015 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home in Waynesburg.He was born April 21, 1933 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Samuel and Mildred Swaniger TolandMr. Toland was a lifetime resident of Waynesburg and had worked as a laborer at the Waynesburg Brick Yard and for several others companies including Higgins Hauling.Surviving are two...
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Betty Ruth Moore

February 14, 1927 - October 31, 2015

Betty R. Moore, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in the Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg.She was born February 14, 1927 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Orland and Ada Six Johnson.Mrs. Moore was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and baking, sitting on her front porch, visiting with the neighbors and her hanging baskets...
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Charlotte A. Riddell

February 17, 1936 - October 30, 2015

Charlotte A. Riddell age 79 of Waynesburg died Friday, October 30, 2015 in Washington Health Systems Greene, in Waynesburg.She was born February 17, 1936 in Rices Landing, a daughter of the late Steve and Ann Sauer Palone.On April 5, 1954 she married William G. Riddell who died September 26, 1996.Mrs. Riddell resided in Waynesburg since 1989. She had worked as a circulation aide for Bowlby Public...
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Holly Wood

June 13, 1941 - October 18, 2015

Holly Wood age 74 of Waynesburg died Sunday, October 18, 2015 in his home.He was born June 13, 1941 in Moundsville, WV, a son of the late Duane M. and Fayne Murray Wood.He was a graduate of Waynesburg High School.On September 26, 1973 he married Linda Pollock Wood, who survives.Mr. Wood retired from the parts department of Ron Lewis Chrysler Dodge in Waynesburg.He was a member of the First...
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JoAnn Spragg Wermlinger

September 30, 1927 - October 15, 2015

JoAnn Spragg Wermlinger age 88 of McMurray, formerly of Waynesburg, died Thursday, October 15, 2015 in West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.She was born September 30, 1927 in Waynesburg, a daughter of the late Carl E. and Ethel Gordon Spragg.She was a graduate of Endicott College in Beverly, Mass.On February 11, 1948 she married David Lysle Wermlinger who died May 19, 2015.Mrs. Wermlinger had owned...
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Alberta L. Jones

September 7, 1921 - October 1, 2015

Alberta L. Jones, age 94 of Waynesburg died Thursday, October 1, 2015 in the Golden Living Center in Waynesburg.She was born September 7, 1921 in Franklin Township, a daughter of the late Frank and Goldie Pearle Gump Hull.She was married to Delbert G. Jones Sr., who died February 1, 1969.Mrs. Jones worked as a waitress at Myrtle's Town House in Waynesburg for six years. She later worked for 14...
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Mary Ann Pellegrini

March 28, 1933 - September 17, 2015

Mary Ann Pellegrini age 82 of Waynesburg died Thursday, September 17, 2015 in West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.She was born March 28, 1933 in Smithfield, a daughter of the late Conrad and Frances Verska Krysak.In July of 1957 she married Ralph Pellegrini who died October 31, 1999.Mrs. Pellegrini resided in Morgan Township for the past 58 years, and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in...
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