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Zora Vuich

Zora Vuich

Zora Vuich, 91, of Aliquippa passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Cambridge Village. She was born in Aliquippa on December 15, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Nick and Mary (Minalovich) Vuich. She retired from J&L Steel Mill’s Tin Mill after more than 30 years of service. She was a member of the Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, and the United Steelworkers Union, Local 1211.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Diane, and brothers Pete, Michael and Nick Vuich. She was also preceded in death by her dear friends Millie Vukodonovich, Minnie Varecha , and Ada Dickton.

She is survived by her dearest friends, Mark and Lynn Szedny and Ed Dickton.

Her friends want to send their sincerest thank you to Cambridge Village and Good Samaritan Hospice for taking such good care of Zora.

As per Zora’s wishes, all services were private, and interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services was entrusted with all arrangements.

 

Jon Robert Crosby

Jon Robert Crosby

Jon R. Crosby, 48 of Rochester passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in his home. He was born in Rochester on February 10, 1970 the son of Jon G. (Shirley) Crosby and the late Carol Rosenberger. He was the owner of A1 Clean Ups and Hauling. He loved riding his motorcycle. He also loved camping at “Camp Finally” in Tidioute, Pa where he enjoyed campfires, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife Renee Crosby, three children: Jon R. Crosby II, Abigail Rose Crosby, and Timothy Joseph Welsh; 2 granddaughters: AnnaHeyla Welsh and Ariel White. A brother and sister: Mark (Kristen) Crosby and Amy (Aaron) Poole; 3 step siblings: Debbie Sheets, Donnie Sheets and TinaDeann Crosby; a step father Leroy Rosenberger; his mother and father in law: Stan and Sally Antkiewicz: and a sister-in-law: Rhonda (Chris) Renkin, and his grandmother: Grace Crosby.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his grandparents Margaret and Robert Dittman and his grandfather Grant Crosby.

There will be no public visitation.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Rochester is entrusted with the arrangements.

Betty Eileen Bonzo

Betty Eileen Bonzo

 

Betty Eileen Bonzo, 90, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on July 22, 2018. She was born in Kittanning, PA., on February 26, 1928, a daughter of the late Francis and Vera (Waugaman) McCullough.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Laurin Bonzo (2012) and her siblings, Doris Steinacker and Sandra McCullough.

Betty was a homemaker and gave great care to her family. She also was a talented seamstress, loved to read and do crafts.

She is survived by her daughters, Jane (Glenn) Schaub, Nancy (Daniel) Corsi, Peggy Barger, Sally (Tim) Roush, and Amy (Dale) Foeks; her 8 grandchildren, Jessica (Kevin) Castelli, Jeremy (Michele) Foeks, Stephanie (Brian) Stewart, Benjamin (Darci Fogle) Foeks, Andy Roush, Douglas (Brittany) Foeks, Emily (Ben) Boyd, Kelly (Jacob) Shevitz.

She is also survived by her 11 great grandchildren, Baylee and Dean Stewart, Matt and Joe Castelli, Eli, Aubrey, and Logan Boyd, Jacob and Callie Foeks, Owen Foeks, Marlowe Shevitz; and her siblings, James (Carrie) McCullough, and Barbara Caldwell.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services,Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.) and Friday from 10am until time of services at 11am at the St. John Burry’s  Church, 1835 PA-68, Rochester, PA 15074. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

 

The family would like to express gratitude to the Liberty Dialysis clinic for their care over the last 5 years, and also to the staff of the Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley Beaver.

Richard Bradley “Brad” Hall

Richard Bradley “Brad” Hall

Richard Bradley “Brad” Hall, 61, of
Aliquippa, passed away on Thursday July 19, 2018 in Heritage
Valley Beaver.  He was born on October 16, 1956 in
Rochester the son of Richard and Dorothy Hall of Center Twp.
He was a retired Postal Clerk for the US Postal Service in
North Versailles, he also worked as maintenance for Gateway
Rehab Facility in Center Twp. He was a member of Mt. Carmel
Evangelical Presbyterian Church.In addition to his
parents, he is survived by his wife Sandra Hall; three
daughters and two son-in-laws: Michelle (Vincent Willy) Hall, Hopewell Twp.;
Debra (Mark) Vanucci, Cabot, AR; and Kristine Hall, Aliquippa; a sister and brother in-law
Susan (Gary) Loverich, Spring, TX; a brother Daniel Hall,
Ohioville; three brother-in-laws; two sister-in-laws; three
nieces and families; a nephew and his two puppies. As per his request, there
will be no public visitation.  A memorial service will
take place at a later date. Huntsman Funeral
Homes and Cremation Services of Aliquippa are entrusted with
the arrangements.

Marjorie M. Bush

Marjorie M. Bush

Marjorie M. Bush, 90 formerly of Harrisburg, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Senior Living at Willows in Robinson Twp.  She was born on December 4, 1927, the daughter of the late Margaret W. & William P. Bush. She was a graduate of Bellwood Antis High School and Elizabethtown College.  She retired from Harrisburg Hospital where she was the Supervisor of the Clinical Microbiology lab. She was a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Pennsylvania Society for Medical Technology, and American Society for Medical Technology and was a former president for the Susquehanna chapter of PSMT.

She is survived by her two brothers: William P. Bush Jr. and Glenn W. (Nancy S.) Bush; a niece Kelley A. Bush; 4 nephews: Glenn, Jr.; John W., Paul M., and William D. Bush; 5 great nieces and nephews: Emily (Bryan) Megan, Daniel, Nicholas, and Alex Bush; and a great great niece and nephew: Lily (Bryan) and Lincoln (Bryan)

Friends will be received on Thursday from 10 AM until the time of Funeral Service at 11 AM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Moon Twp., 1522 Coraopolis Hts. Rd.  A committal service will be held on Friday at 1 PM in Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood, PA.

James V. Graham

James V. Graham

James V. Graham, 92, of Rochester, passed away on July 10, 2018. He was born on December 3, 1925, in Homer City, PA, a son of the late Clyde and Edna Mae (Thayer) Graham.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, Donald Cordes and Michael Cordes.

His is survived by his wife, Stacy (Cordes) Graham;  his in-laws, Linda Divil, Marsha Smith, Dennis Cordes, Ronald Cordes, Amy Johnson, Craig Cordes, John Cordes, and  Rachel Heller.

He is also survived by his niece Jennifer (Rich) Rose and their children, Jason Duesenberry, Justice Sye, pap paps best bud, Parker Rose; and his niece, April (Ed) Davis and their children, Brian Davis, Jacob Davis and Michael Davis.

He was a Veteran of WWII serving in the Army and was member of the Unionville American Legion and the Rochester VFW.

Per his wishes, all services will be private. He will be buried in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Unionville Legion or the Rochester VFW.

Bernice “Bonnie” Russell

Bernice “Bonnie” Russell

Bernice “Bonnie” Russell, 81, of Cranberry Township., formerly of Potter and North Sewickley Townships., passed away on Sunday July 8, 2018 at UPMC Passavant Hospital.She was born on June 20, 1937 in South Beaver Township, the daughter of the late Herbert and Bernice Cowan. Bonnie met her future husband, the late Thomas Russell, in the library at Geneva College in Beaver Falls.  The couple were married on September 3, 1955 at New Salem Presbyterian Church in Ohioville.   Mr. Russell passed away in 2013.  Mrs. Russell was the co-owner and office manager for Electrical Specialties in Ellwood City before eventually retiring as an administrator and technical support person for Hussey Copper in Leetsdale. She was very active as a board member and Counselor with Contact Beaver County for more than 30 years.Additionally, she was a member and a Deacon at Mt. Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Aliquippa and a former 4-H leader.

Mrs. Russell was the last surviving sibling of an exceptional and closely-knit farming family in South Beaver Twp. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by all of her siblings: 5 brothers: James and Robert Cowan along with 3 infant brothers; and 5 sisters: Virginia Sweitzer, Phyllis Paul, Thelma Musgrave, Dorothy Myers and Margaret Mason.

Mrs. Russell is survived by her 3 children: Chris (Leigh) Russell, Cranberry Twp.; Jeff Russell, Reno, NV; and Laura Russell, Port Allegany, PA; 4 grandchildren: Jonathan Russell, Richmond, VA; Michael Russell, Austin, TX, Tracy Russell-Beck, Raleigh, NC; and Karen Coughlin, Charlotte, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 14,2018 at 11 am at the Mt. Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church. 2720 Brodhead Rd. Aliquippa, PA 15001.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s Building fund.

Huntsman Funeral Home of Aliquippa is entrusted with the arrangements.

Donald Lee Campbell

Donald Lee Campbell

Donald Lee Campbell, 84 of Carnegie, passed away on June 30 2018 in his home.  He was born on November 23, 1933 the son of the late Harold and Martha Campbell.  He was a US Navy Veteran and was retired from LTV Steel and UNC Chapel Hill. He was a member of St. James F & AM #457, attaining the 33rd degree. He was a past member of the Hopewell Twp. Volunteer Fire Department and the Hopewell VFW.  He was a member of the Carnegie Presbyterian Church where he was a church elder.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Donna Campbell; 2 daughters: Donna Lee (Terrance) Tormey, and Deb (Robert) Marti; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

As per his wishes, there will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date in his church.

Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Moon Twp., are entrusted with the arrangements.

Richard Allen Polick

Richard Allen Polick

 

Richard Allen Polick, 56, of Independence Twp. Formerly of Fairfield CA, died on June 23, 2018 in Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born in San Francisco, CA on February 10, 1962 the son of the late Edmund James Polick Sr. & Jeanne (Gliebe) Polick.

Richard was a member of New Life Presbyterian Church, Hopewell Twp., and was a longtime driver for the band, Apologetix.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Deana Marie (Allen) Polick in 2005.

Richard is survived by two daughters, Angel DeLgado (Bobby), CO and Marie Polick, OK.  Five grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Siblings, Sharon Martin and Edmund James Polick Jr.  Niece, Amanda Polick and nephew, Brendan Polick.

Friends will be received on Wednesday June 27 from 4-7PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home of Aliquippa (2345 Mill St.) a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM in the New Life Presbyterian Church, Hopewell Twp. (Everyone please meet at the church) Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to New Life Presbyterian Church, Hopewell Twp.

 

 

Dennis Ralph Tuttle

Dennis Ralph Tuttle

Dennis Ralph Tuttle, 66, of Rochester passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. He was born on November 13, 1951 the son of the late Ralph and Dorothy Tuttle. He was a retired sales representative from Jefferson Wholesale and Grocery and Bell’s Wholesale. He was also the manager for Comet Food Warehouse and Thorofare Markets. He was a volunteer and leader with the Boy Scouts Troop #436 & Pack 7, a life member and past president of the Rochester Fire Department and a former treasurer of Rochester Borough Sewer Maintenance Authority.

He is survived by his wife: Sandra Susan Tuttle; 4 children: Patrick (Christian) Tuttle, Neshannock; Jay Tuttle, Portersville; Jaclyn (Tom) Smith, Lewistown and Wendy (Joe) Bittner, Monaca; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; a brother: Rev. Dr. James (Linda) Tuttle, MI; a sister MaryEllen Smith, Rochester; and his good friend Ted Hansen, Rochester. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Per his wishes, no services are being observed at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rochester Fire Department. PO Box 303 Rochester, PA 15074.

Arrangements entrusted to Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Rochester.