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Virginia M. Reed

Virginia M. Reed

Virginia M. Reed, 95, of Aliquippa, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Masonic Village of Sewickley.  She was born in Aliquippa, PA on October 25, 1924 the daughter of the late Andrew and Amy Smith.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Aliquippa and the VFW Post #1821 Center Twp. Ladies Auxiliary. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Edward R. Reed in 2008 and 6 siblings: John, Arthur, Howard and Jean Smith, Amy Lang, and Marlene Gruzinski.

She is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law: Gary & Anna Marie Reed, Denver, CO; Richard and Susan Reed, Huntington, PA; and Kevin & LuAnn Reed, Aliquippa.  8 Grandchildren: Bradley, Nick, Zackery, Rachel, Jonathan, Enrico, Kayla, and Kelly. 5 great grandchildren: Ariana, Ella, Alice, Rosalie, and Finnegan and one sister: Janet Smith, Vanport.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 4pm~8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa. Where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:00AM.

Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 777 Penn Center Blvd Suite 200 Pittsburgh, PA 15235 or the American Cancer Society  320 Bilmar Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15205

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff from Second Floor Skilled Nursing at Masonic Village for their care and kindness.

 

Sarah Alice Auld

Sarah Alice Auld

Sarah Alice (Clear) Auld, 94, formerly of Rochester, passed away on December 5, 2019. She was born on September 5, 1925 in Rochester, Pa., a daughter of the late William and Sarah A. (Hitchman) Clear.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Auld (2014) and her son, Charles A. Auld Jr.

She is survived by her children, Charlene (Gary) Espey, Dawna Meers, Denise (Martin) Wilson, Sally (Dave) Lodovico, and Amy Auld; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her sister, Geraldine Mayhue, and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

Sarah was a member of the Free Methodist church, she loved reading her bible and listening to gospel music. Sarah and her husband were also very involved with the Ostomy Club.

Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. (502 Adams St.) where a funeral service will be conducted by her pastor, Bob Singleton, on Tuesday at 11 AM.

The family would like to thank the staff of Villa St. Joseph and a special thank you to Bonita, Mini and Stephanie.

Jill L. (Sisley) Plevel Clonan

Jill L. (Sisley) Plevel Clonan

 

 Jill L. (Sisley) Plevel Clonan, 60, of Brighton Twp., passed away on Saturday November 30, 2019.
She was born on February 8, 1959, the daughter of the late Laird and MaryEllen Sisley.  She worked years ago as a crane operator for ARMCO.  Recently she worked at the Health Hut for 17 years and she was an associate for Young Living Essential Oils. Her passion was health and helping others with their health. She spent her years taking care of and loving her children and grandchildren.  She was a member of Northway Community Church.
She is survived by her five children, Emily “Emmaleigh” Plevel (Jared Pfennigwerth), Morgan Plevel Heinlein, Steven Plevel III, Tyler Plevel and Jordan (Michelle) Plevel; three grandchildren, Cole Pfennigwerth, Mason and Marissa Heinlein; four siblings, Tim (Debbie) Sisley, Pattie Roebuck, Becky Calderone and Terry (Donna) Sisley.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and her Clonan grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES OF ROCHESTER, www.huntsmanfuneralhomes.com, 502 Adams St., where a funeral service will take place on Wednesday at
11 a.m.

Joseph S. Nudi

Joseph S. Nudi

Joseph S. Nudi, 87, of Valencia (formerly of Beaver and Rochester) passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at his home. He was surrounded by his family. Born in Freedom on September 21, 1932, he was the son of the late Guiseppi and Maria (Maribella) Nudi. He was the owner of Frank’s Beverage Center and was also a US Air Force Veteran serving in Korea.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise,in May 2018; 2 brothers, Anthony and Harry Nudi; and 4 sisters, Rose Waddingham, Yolanda Gilarno, Esther Bovalino and Ida Mano.

He is survived by his two daughters and sons-in-law:  Holly and Howard Faler of Grove City, and Kami and David Waldrop of Valencia; five grandchildren: Madison Slagle, Emilee & Olivia Waldrop, Ryan & Patrick Faler, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 5pm ~8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester 502 Adams St.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday at 10AM in St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish, Freedom.

Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery where the members of the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct Honors at 11:15am.

Barry Altamos

Barry Altamos

Barry R. Altamos,78, of Rochester went home to be with The Lord on Friday Nov.15, 2019.

He was born on Dec 14, 1940 in Natrona Hts, PA., a son of the late Russell and Jane (Foust) Altamos.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Caolyn (Painter) Altamos, his children, Rick (Vicki) Altamos, Jan Altamos, Pam (Ray) Conley, Jennifer Altamos; 6 grandchildren, Ray J Conley, Amanda (Zach) Brewer, Brad Altamos, Jonny Conley, Jenna Conley, and Jessica Conley; 2 great grandchildren, Laila Sherod and Lawson Brewer and his brother, Rick Lohmeyer.

He proudly served his country in the US Navy, US Army Reserves, and Pennsylvania National Guard.

He was formerly employed by Pittsburgh Bridge and Iron in Rochester. He retired as a corrections officer.

Along with spending time with family, he enjoyed fishing and leatherworking.

He attended Faith 2 Faith Ministries in Rochester.

There will be no public service or viewing.

Interment will be at Allegheny County Memorial Park, Allison Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital and Faith 2 Faith Ministries 307 East Washington St Rochester.

Betty L. Byron

Betty L. Byron

Betty L. Byron, 91, of New Sewickley Township, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019.  She was born on July 4, 1928 in Ford City, the daughter of the late Welty and Hazel (Williams) Vensel.

Betty worked as a sales assistant at J.C. Penney’s for many years.  In her free time, she enjoyed traveling around the world, having gone on trips across the United States and overseas.  She was a member of New Sewickley Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Robert Byron; and a sister, Bernice Hagofsky.

She is survived by her three daughters, Deborah (Charles) McCracken of Bradenton, FL, Karen (Thomas) Greenhouse of Savannah, GA, and Barbara (Charles) Blake of New Sewickley; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gerald Vensel of Kentucky.

A private internment will take place at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

All services are being handled by Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester.

Emogene (Smith) White

Emogene (Smith) White

 

Emogene (Smith) White, 91, formerly of Raccoon twp., passed away on November 10, 2019. She was born in Aliquippa, on January 8, 1928, a daughter of the late Dawson and Margaret (Morris) Smith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Arthur White (1994); her siblings, Donald, James, Roy, Eugene, and Charles Smith, and Patricia Brocklebank.

She is survived by her children, Walter Kenneth (Carol) White, Arthur James (Sam) White, Cheryl L. (Joseph) Eland; her grandchildren, Sean (Karen) White, Robert (Elizabeth) White, Jennifer Shelton, Brittany (Brian) Shutak, Jessica Eland and Christine Amorose, and 15 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her sisters, Virginia (Andrew) Mihalik, Agnes (Phil) Davis; sisters-in-law, Barbara Smith and Debra Smith, and many nieces and nephews.

Emogene was active with her community, being involved with the Hookstown Grange, the Shippingport Senior Citizens, the Beaver Valley Antiques, “TOPS”, in Raccoon twp., and the Hookstown Fair, where she helped with the craft and needlework displays. She worked with her Aunts flower shop, GC Murphy, and most proudly as a Bus Driver for School Transportation. She was also a member of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Aliquippa (2345 Mill St.) where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Private interment will take place at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 3500 Brooktree Rd. Ste. 200, Wexford, PA 15090

Catherine “Kay” (Jurich) Sassic

Catherine “Kay” (Jurich) Sassic

 

 

Catherine “Kay” Sassic (Jurich) passed away peacefully on November 7th, 2019, at the age of 94. The daughter of Anne Keemac and George Juris, Catherine was born on November 21st, 1924.

She is survived by her sons, Samuel Sassic Jr. (Jan), Roddy Sassic & family (wife Marianne Sassic, Jessica Richards, Alyssa Opsatnik), her grandchildren Jessica Sassic, Jennifer Sassic, and MSgt Andrew Paine & family; her niece, Leslie Ann Dinkfelt (Popp), husband Alan; and nephews, Dan Jurich and Steve Jurich, Jr. and their families.

She is joined in Heaven by her husband of 54 years Samuel Sassic Sr.; her sister, Ann Popp (Jurich), and her brother Steve Jurich, Sr.

She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, neighbor, and friend who brightened every room she entered.  She touched the hearts of many, and will be missed.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 1-3 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. (502 Adams St.) Private interment will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to the Humane Animal Rescue, 1101 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 as she was a lifelong lover of animals, especially dogs.

Ronald E. Ivey

Ronald E. Ivey

Ronald E. Ivey, 61 of Steubenville, OH passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Trinity Hospital.  He was born on September 21, 1958 the son of William D. & Lina Mathilde (Roessler) Ivey.  He worked as a computer systems network manager for First Energy.  He enjoyed camping and spending his time with his grandchildren who called him “Grampy”.  He loved keeping busy fixing up houses.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 36 years: Tamela Ivey; 3 children: Mike (Autumn) Ivey; Nicole (Jim) Thompson, and Kimberly (Anthony Pudenz) Ivey: 7 grandchildren: Madilyn Ivey, Vera, Nora, & Grant Burke, Jimmy & Rhonnie Thompson, Gavin Banks, and Penelope Pudenz; 5 siblings: William Ivey Jr., Raymond Ivey, Carol (Tom) Benton, Jeannine (Bob) Harrison, Mike (Kelli) Ivey; mother-in-law: Freda (Tom) Hurley; a sister-in-law: Taunya (Francis) Johns; two brothers-in-law: Terry (Faya) Harr and Timothy Harr.

Friends will be received on Friday from 2~4pm and 6~8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa, where a funeral service will take place on Saturday at 11am.

Joseph A. Spratley Jr.

Joseph A. Spratley Jr.

 

Joseph A. Spratley Jr., 92, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on November 3, 2019. He was born in Rochester, on December 4, 1926, a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Evelyn (Graham) Spratley.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (Close) Spratley (1994); siblings, Mary Ann Zarilla, Isa Dora “Izzy” Spratley, Betty Corrigan, Marion Vogel, Edith Davidson, Evelyn Gussenhofen, Barbara Spooner Shultz and George Spratley.

He is survived by his children, Joseph and Sharri Spratley, of Brighton twp., David and Kathie Spratley, of Hopewell Twp., 8 grandchildren, Michael (Kristy) Spratley, Laura Spratley, Joseph Jr. (Tamara) Spratley, Natalie Spratley, April Spratley, Sarah Curtis, David Jr. and Kim Spratley, Rebecca (Justin) Dilts; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by 2 sisters, Sylvia Sanner and Gloria Moorehouse, and 2 brothers, Robert and Albert Spratley and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 4-8 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.) where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin Draganac, officiating.  Private interment will take place at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.