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Jeffrey Scott Holt

Jeffrey Scott Holt

 

Jeffrey Scott Holt, 34, formerly of Hopewell, passed away on February 9, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born on February 11, 1984, a son of Stephen and Sharon (Edenfield) Holt.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank Holt; his grandmother, Joan Edenfield; and his uncle, Walter “Skip” Edenfield.
Along with his parents, he is survived by his brother, Joseph Holt; his sister, Stephanie Holt; his grandparents, Walter “Pap” and Sylvia Edenfield; his grandmother, Dorothy Holt; his girlfriend, Victoria Torres; and aunts, uncles, cousins and many close family friends.
Jeffrey loved sports, particularly football. His favorite team, of course, the Steelers. His favorite things were police station pizza, a Steelers’ game, and spending time with family. He enjoyed his Sunday’s at The Christ Alliance Church in Hopewell.
He loved to listen to Jay Z almost every day; always put him in a great mood.
He always had a smile on his face, no matter what, that would light up a room. He was the life of the party.  He loved his family and friends deeply and will be deeply missed by everyone.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc of Aliquippa, 2345 Mill St., where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mary A. Leslie

Mary A. Leslie

 

Mary A. Leslie, of Bridgewater, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Providence Care Center. She was born on September 3, 1922 the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Diehl) Hazenstab.  She was an operator and supervisor for Bell Telephone as well as Westinghouse in Beaver until her retirement in 1985.  She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Parish in Beaver. She enjoyed volunteering for St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Holy Family) in New Brighton.  She spent her time cleaning, working in the rectory, and doing anything the church needed help with.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William Leslie in 1972; siblings: Margaret Concelman (2-13-19), Doris Bell, Nell Whipple, Adam & Jerome Hazenstab.
She is survived by: one brother Jack (Lil) Hazenstab; one sister Darl Allman; niece: Ruth (Bernie) Mrusek; very special neighbor and friends: Paul “Pete” & Tammy Pavlinich; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3~7pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held ‪on Wednesday at 10:00am‬ in Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Parish, Beaver.  Everyone please meet at church.
Private interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, New Brighton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saints Peter and Paul ‪200 Third St. Beaver, PA 15009.‬
The family wishes to thank the staff at Providence Care Center third floor and Grane Hospice for their wonderful care and concern.

Margaret Rita Concelman

Margaret Rita Concelman

Margaret Rita Concelman, 97, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on Wednesday February 13, 2019, in Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehab.  She was born in Freedom, PA on March 24, 1921 and was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Hazenstab. Margaret was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was generous, caring, selfless and a true friend.  She took pride in her Catholic faith and was a lifelong member of St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish and a Christian Mother. She worked for Freedom Casket Works as a seamstress and as a scarfer at Spang’s in Ambridge during WWII. She had an amazing sense of humor and was always up for a laugh. She took pride in tending to her home and garden. Margaret was an amazing cook and enjoyed making delicious meals for her family. She was an avid reader and enjoyed attending ceramics classes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John E. Concelman in 1990. Also, her siblings: Doris Bell; Adam Hazenstab, Nell Whipple,Mary Leslie and Jerome Hazenstab.

She is survived by her two sons: George Concelman, New Sewickley Twp.; and Dan Concelman, New Sewickley Twp.; two granddaughters: Ashley Wagner & Chelsea (Spencer) Snyder; five great grandchildren; a sister: Darl Allman; and a brother: Jack (Lil) Hazenstab.

Friends will be received on Monday from 2~8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Rochester 502 Adams St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10am in St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish.  Please meet at church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa FL 33607.

Shawndell L. Hogan

Shawndell L. Hogan

Shawndell L. (Wright) Hogan, 45, of Rochester, PA., passed away peacefully, at Heritage Valley Beaver, on February 10, 2019. She was born in Rochester on August 24, 1973.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Hogan (2016)

She is survived by her father, Mitchell (Deborah) Wright Sr., and her mother, Georgina (Begley); her daughter, Trinady Hogan; her siblings, Mitchell (Tori) Wright Jr., Carlos (Ashley) Wright, Corey (Cassidy) Wright; step-brother, Trevor Torrence; sister-in-law, Kathy Kroskey.

She is also survived by her aunts and uncles, Herbert (Louise) Wright, Candy (Doug) Prince, Randy Wright, Robert Wright and Gerry Liberty, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

There will be no visitation, and services will be private.

Arrangements by the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester.

Terry W. Scott

Terry W. Scott

 

Terry W. Scott, 61, of Pulaski Twp., passed away on February 8, 2019 in Heritage Valley, Beaver. He was born in Freedom on May 12, 1957, a son of the late Iona (Myers) Scott.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Craig Scott, Donna Murray, Joyce Boring and Darlene Foster.

He is survived by his wife, Pam Scott; his children, Tonya (Andy Wilson) Scott, Brian (Jackie Herwig) Scott; and grandchildren, Jessica, Lucas, Tyler and Danny Wilson, and Haven and Kenley Scott.

All services are private.  Private burial will take place at Oak Grove, Freedom Cemtery.

Arrangements by the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester.

Memorial Contributions should be made to the American Cancer Society., 320 Bilmar Dr. Pittsburgh PA 15205

 

Paul R. Herron

Paul R. Herron

 

Paul R. Herron, 93, of Brighton Twp., passed away on February 4, 2019 in Providence Care Center. He was born on July 29, 1925 in New Cumberland WV., a son of the late John and Anna (Zeitler) Herron.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Dolores (Alger) Herron and 23 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his siblings; Carl, Glenn, John, Harry, Frank, Ray Herron and Eula Swain.

Paul was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Racoon Twp., a member of the Monaca-Center F&AM Lodge 791, and an original founder of the Beaver valley Antique Equipment and Craft Association. He worked as the parts manager for Miller and Sons Chevrolet for 30+ years and also worked for Friends Car Dealership and Wright Car Dealership.

Family and friends will be received on Friday from 4-7 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Aliquippa. (2345 Mill ST. Aliquippa PA 15001) A gathering will take place Saturday from 10:30 AM until time of funeral service at 11 AM in the Mt. Pleasant Evangelical Presbyterian Church. (846 St. Rt. 18 Aliquippa)Please meet at the church.  Rev. Rich Herbster will officiate. Private interment will take place at Beaver Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Church, 846 State Route 18, Aliquippa, PA 15001

Margaret M. (Davie) Zakrajsek

Margaret M. (Davie) Zakrajsek

Margaret Mayne Zakrajsek, 90 of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Saturday February 2, 2019, in Brighton Health and Rehab.  She was born on August 6, 1928 the daughter of the late William and Marie Davie.  She was a graduate of Duff’s Business School and worked various jobs. Before she retired, she worked the Deli counter at Shop and Save.    She was also a member of Ohio United Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred in 1982; two brothers: William and John Davie; and a sister Pauline Muller.
She is survived by her 4 children: Nancy & Edward German, Bonita Springs, FL; Fred & Patricia Zakrajsek, Hopewell Twp.; Diane & Alan Byers, Hopewell Twp.; and Janice & Michael Casper, Jackson, NJ; 6 grandchildren: Sarah (JW) Ramp, Scott and Shane Byers, Meghan, Melissa and Jason Casper; a great granddaughter Julia Ramp; and two sisters-in-law: Marilyn Davie and Lois Davie, both of Hopewell Twp.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 4~7pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa. Where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:30am with the Rev. Nick Marlatt officiating.

Interment will take place in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio United Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 1236 Longvue Ave. Aliquippa, PA 15001

Bruce Adam Hazenstab

Bruce Adam Hazenstab

Bruce Adam Hazenstab, 64 of New Brighton passed away on Thursday January 24, 2019 in Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehab.  He was born in Rochester on May 26, 1954 the son of the late Adam and Marguerite (Peggy) Hazenstab.  He was a graduate of Freedom High School in 1972. Bruce also attended the Adult Co-op Program at Penn State Beaver for Hospitality Food Prep. He worked for Armco Steel Co in Ambridge for 15 years until its closing. Jackson’s Gulf Service Station and Jackson’s Auto Parts in New Brighton.  He was a member of the Beaver Valley Yacht Club where he enjoyed his passion of spending time boating and hanging out with friends on the Beaver and Ohio Rivers.  He was a lifetime member of St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Robert Hazenstab.

He is survived by his “Big Sis” Donna Lack & Chuck Hatt, Freedom; 4 nieces: Jennifer (Shawn McCartney) Lack; Kelly (Josh) Schaller, Stacy (Jayon) Blagg; and Shari Haugh; 4 great nieces and nephews: Jaden, Gretchen, Jacob, and Jaxen; and special friends: Pete Bills and Michael Bartoles .

A memorial mass will be conducted on Saturday February 2, 2019 at 10am in St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish, Freedom.

Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Freedom.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Felix Parish, 450 Thirteenth St. Freedom, PA 15042

The family wishes to thank

The entire staff of Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehab, Grane Hospice, Trinity Family Practice, Heritage Valley – Beaver Campus Critical Care and Cardiopulmonary Floors, and the many agencies that enabled Bruce to live well and long.

Special thanks to Dr Palguta, Dr Stragan, Nan, Cody, Paula, Christa, Courtney, Ashley, Steve, Michael Burke, Betty, Dana, Marianne, Annette, Father Bill Talentino OFM cap, Father Mark Carter OFM cap

Richard Steve Lapishka

Richard Steve Lapishka

 

 

Richard Steve Lapishka, 77, died peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous bout with esophageal cancer. He was born on June 23, 1941, in Aliquippa, PA, the son of the late Steve and Ann (Rudich) Lapishka.

The family moved to Rochester, PA, when he was five. He attended and graduated from Rochester High School in 1959. He worked at Valvoline Oil Company in Freedom, while attending Geneva College. He graduated Geneva in 1971 with a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education after 10 years of night school. He began his teaching career as a fourth-grade teacher with the Blackhawk School District. He earned his Master’s Degree from Duquesne University in 1976 and continued to teach in the Blackhawk School District, until retiring in 2001.

His greatest love was his family, supporting them and providing strength and guidance. He was an avid automobile enthusiast and audiophile. He also enjoyed many activities throughout his life such as motorcycling, playing tennis, water skiing, golfing, playing poker with his buddies and taking his family on weekend trips and vacations in his RV. He was also everybody’s handyman.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. The Holy Name Society of St. Felix Church, a member and past president of the Blackhawk Education Association. With his wife they raised and handled Scottish Terriers in the show ring and finished many champions. He was past president of the Scottish Terrier Club of Northern Ohio and was also a member of the Scottish Terrier Club of America.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Victoria (Mahli) Lapishka; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard Alan and Bobbi Jo Lapishka, a daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Richard Zarone; two grandchildren, Delaney Marie Zarone and Nicholas Richard Lapishka. He is also survived by his sister in law, Dorothy Meder, and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, January 16th from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St). A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Felix Catholic Church, on Thursday at 10 AM. Entombment will follow at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

 

Michael J. Beers

Michael J. Beers

Michael J. Beers, 62, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Friday, January 11, 2018 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  He was born on March 23, 1956 the son of the late Milton and Betty Lou Beers.  He worked at J&L Steel.  He had a great sense of humor and was always the life of the party.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Milton, Mark, and Mitchell Beers.

He is survived by a son: Nathan (Paige) Beers; two grandsons: Ben and Cole; two sisters: Sharon (Duane) Cope, Hopewell Twp., and Shaleen (Hubert) Miller, Hopewell Twp.; a sister-in-law: Paulette Beers, Hopewell Twp.; 2 nieces: Shelly Rager, and Tracy Pitcherd; many great nieces and nephews; a loving cousin Sherri Shuster and Aunt Evelyn.  He is also survived by many more loving cousins, family members and friends.

Friends will be received for a memorial gathering on Tuesday from 4pm until 6pm in the Huntsman Funeral home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa.  2345 Mill St.