Lillian V. (Anderson) Rain

March 17, 2016 |

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Lillian V. (Anderson) Rain, age 91, of North Irwin, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. She was born January 7, 1925 in North Irwin, a daughter of the late Albert and Emma (Magnason) Anderson. She was a member of the Norwin Church of the Nazarene in Circleville for over 50 years. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 49 years Russell Rain; daughter Judith A. Luffy; granddaughter Misty L. Gasparovic; brothers Herbert, Lawrence, Roy, Russell and Arnold Anderson; and sister Mildred Sherbondy.

 
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Grace Jane (Rankin) Vranich McDonald

March 15, 2016 |

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Grace Jane (Rankin) Vranich McDonald, 89, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday March 12, 2016, in Lake Worth, FL. She was born November 8, 1926 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Paul R. and Grace (Johnston) Rankin and was also preceded in death by her first husband, Marko Vranich, her siblings, June Truxell, Paul L. and William Rankin, Ida Steffler, Lois Bargiel, and Kathleen Moore; grandchildren, Joshua Vranich and Amy Zecchini; and her daughter in law Shelly Vranich.

 
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Kathleen T. (Schmittlein) Brown

March 13, 2016 |

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Kathleen T. (Schmittlein) Brown, 53, of Herminie, died at home, Thursday March 10, 2016. She was born March 12, 1962 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Theresa (Mancine) Schmittlein of Latrobe and the late Raymond Schmittlein. She was an employee of Hillview Motors, Greensburg.

 
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Michael J. Stepanik

March 07, 2016 |

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Michael J. Stepanik, 75, of North Huntingdon, died at home Sunday March 6, 2016. He was born August 12, 1940 in Jeannette, a son of the late Michael and Natalie (Senchyshyn) Stepanik. He was the owner of Servi-Sel Inc., Bethel Park and an Elder of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin.

 
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Katherine Ann (Lowry) Swope

March 06, 2016 |

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Katherine Ann (Lowry) Swope, 94 of North Huntingdon was called home on Thursday March 3, 2016. Kate led a full and fun life. She loved belting her alto parts with her Sweet Adelines and being with her special friends "The Turtlelettes". Being an excellent seamstress, Kate made many of their performance costumes. She also loved to crochet, making cute outfits for babies all over Pittsburgh. Kate loved to travel spending summers in Stone Harbor, performing with her Sweet Adelines in London, and living in places such as Northern Michigan and Mexico on the Sea of Cortez. Kate was known for being witty, patriotic, having a 10 cent novel stash, and being an avid fan of her Pittsburgh sports teams.

 
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Nicholas “Hud” D’ Orazio Jr.

March 05, 2016 |

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Nicholas “Hud” D’ Orazio Jr., 72, of Irwin, died March 3, 2016 with his family by his side. He was born February 9, 1944 in Greensburg, a son of the late Nick Sr. and Jean (Manno) D’ Orazio. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Luigi and Carmella (Penella) Manno; paternal grandparents Ferdinando and Lucia (DiMartino) D’ Orazio, several aunts and uncles, and in-laws Vince and Jewel Haas.

 
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John “Jay” C. Resetar

March 04, 2016 |

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John “Jay” C. Resetar, 71, of North Irwin, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 3, 2016. He was born June 8, 1944 in Greensburg, a son of the late John and Florence (Weaver) Resetar. He was a member of the 1963 Norwin Hall of Fame Basketball team that was the WPIAL Champions. He was a well-respected proprietor for over 40 years for Amoco and was an active security guard for the West Mifflin School District and formerly for Franklin Regional School District.

 
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James C. Armbrust

March 04, 2016 |

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James C. Armbrust, 80, of Irwin died at home Thursday, March 3, 2016. He was born February 17, 1936 in Greensburg, a son of the late Cloyd and Grace (Kettering) Armbrust. He graduated from Hurst High School and was a sergeant in the Marines before his employment with Westinghouse. He enjoyed hunting and competitive shooting. He attended Norwin Christian Church. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and Irwin Sportsmen’s Association, and belonged to various other 2nd Amendment organizations.

 
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Elizabeth C. Shaw Snyder

March 02, 2016 |

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Elizabeth C. Shaw Snyder, 89, of North Huntingdon, died at home Tuesday March 1, 2016 surrounded by family. She was born May 10, 1926 in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Robert F. and Elizabeth C. (Harper) Shaw. A graduate of Norwin High School, Class of 1944, she attended Columbia School of Nursing before marrying her late husband William N. Snyder Jr. and raising her family. S

 
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Genevieve L. “Mum” Scherff

March 01, 2016 |

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Genevieve L. “Mum” Scherff, 85, of North Huntingdon, died at home Monday February 29, 2016. She was born October 7, 1930 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Courtland H. and Genevieve (Ackermann) Langworthy and was also preceded in death by a sister Mary McCutcheon. She was a life member of Circleville Volunteer Fire Department, and the North Huntingdon Township Canteen, and was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star.

 
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Joseph Hayden

February 27, 2016 |

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Joseph Hayden, 94, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016. He was born January 29, 1922 in North Versailles, a son of the late Theodore and Anna (Zekrac) Hayden and was also preceded in death by a grandson Matthew Hayden; and his siblings Nick Hayden and Mildred Yusko. Joseph was a retired employee of Westinghouse Air Brake Company, Wilmerding and was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Army.

 
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Peggy Eleanor (Rowland) Bupp

February 27, 2016 |

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Peggy Eleanor (Rowland) Bupp, 91, of North Versailles passed away on Wednesday February 24, 2016. She was born June 15, 1924 in New Castle, a daughter of the late Howard Flynn and Margaret May (Walls) Rowland. She was an active member of the Highland Gove United Methodist Church, Hilltoppers Club, Century Club, and the North Versailles bingo crew. She was an avid fisherwoman and “Lady of the Lake” at Lake O’ Woods Club, West Virginia.

 
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Mary “Merka” Lehman Brentzel

February 25, 2016 |

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Mary “Merka” Lehman Brentzel, 87, of North Huntingdon, died at home Tuesday February 23, 2016. She was born October 31, 1928 in McKeesport a daughter of the late George and Ann (Buber) Lehman and was also preceded in death by her husband of sixty three years, Conrad “Coonie” Brentzel and a son Jay C. Brentzel. She was a waitress at the former Howard Johnson’s Restaurant on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and also was a former employee of SpeeD Mart in North Irwin.

 
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John I. Griser

February 21, 2016 |

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John I. Griser, 75, of Versailles, died Thursday, February 18, 2016. He was born January 8, 1941 in Pitcairn, a son of the late Arthur L. and Irma A. (Scott) Griser and was also preceded in death by his siblings Agnes Olesky, Arthur E., Harry M., Joseph, and James E. Griser. He was a former employee of the Winchester Room, North Versailles and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

 
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Katherine M. Clohessy

February 19, 2016 |

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Katherine M. Clohessy, age 91, died on February 17, 2016 at her home at Redstone Highlands in North Huntingdon. She was born on January 7, 1925, in Oliver, PA, daughter of the late Leon and Jessie Slack. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, John F. Clohessy, Jr. and her brothers Leon and George Slack. Katherine lived all of her life in Irwin, PA, a town she dearly loved.

 
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