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Evelyn P. Schuster

Evelyn P. Schuster

Evelyn P. Schuster, 98, of Aliquippa, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, peacefully in her home, surrounded by her devoted daughter, Sherri, loving granddaughter, Shaila, and loyal dog, Tiara.
She was born in Ripley, W.Va., on November 25, 1920, the daughter of the late William and Betty Parsons. She retired as a Supervisor of Security at the Beaver Valley Power Plant.  She was a member of Wildwood Chapel. We are rejoicing in the Lord for her long, beautiful, and well lived life.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Schuster Jr.; a darling daughter, Shaila Rae Schuster; brothers, Otho, Clyde, Homer, and Bob Parsons; and a sister, Edna Conrady; as well as their spouses.
She is survived by her son, Larry L. (Becky) Schuster Sr.; her daughter, Sherri Lee (Joe) Costanza; five grandchildren, Shaila Rae (Jeff), and great-grandson, Maverick Clingan, Dana (Skyler) Yoachum, Danette Schuster, Larry L. (Amy) Schuster Jr., and Denise (Rich) Wolf: step-grandchildren, Paul and Vicki Costanza and family; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and special nephews and nieces, Clyde (Gayle), Roy (Bev), and Dan (Bernadette) Parsons, Sharon (Dwayne) Cope, Patty, Amber (Mervin), Judy (John), Billy (Berta), Valeria, and Sharon (Al).
Special thank you to the kind home-health nurses from AHN.
Family and friends will be received on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.at the HUNTSMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES OF ALIQUIPPA, www.huntsmanfuneralhomes.com,2345 Mill St.  A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wildwood Chapel, 2850 Jack St., Aliquippa.
Private interment will take place in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

Louis Gill

Louis Gill

Louis Gill, 96, of Hopewell Twp. died on June 13, 2019 In West Hills Health & Rehab, Moon Twp.  He was born in Cleveland, OH on October 18, 1922 the son of the late Henry & Preciosa (Senra) Dobal.

Louis served his country in the US Army during WWII earning two Purple HeartsHearts. And was a member of New Life Presbyterian Church, Hopewell Twp.

He is survived by his wife of 71 yrs., Thelma (Roberson) Gill.  Four children:  Vincent Gill (Judy), Raccoon Twp.; Dennis Gill (Susan), Westmorland County; Kevin Gill (Beth) Center Twp.; Diane McBane (Del) Hopewell Twp.  Eight grandchildren, Michael Gill (Jessica), Jason Gill (Megan), Timothy Gill (Erin), Carrie Karn (Matt), Jeremy Gill (Bridget), Jeffrey Gill (Rebecca), Marissa Geddes (Brittain), R.J. Whitelock (Becky).  Eight great grandchildren, Morgan, Logan, James, Liam, Micah, Bella & Gabe Gill, Elise Whitelock.

In addition to his parents, Louis was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Dobal. And a special family friend, Emily Weigel.

Friends will be received Sunday June 16 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Aliquippa (2345 Mill St.) A Memorial Service will take place at New Life Presbyterian Church at 11 AM on Monday (Everyone please meet at the church) In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Memorial Fund at New Life Presbyterian Church, Hopewell.

Evelyn (Hartung) Steele

Evelyn (Hartung) Steele

Evelyn Pearl (Hartung) Steele 91, formerly of Beaver, passed on June 11, 2019.  She was born March 29, 1928 the daughter of the late Lester Hartung and Margaret (Hartung) Enders and the step daughter of Cyril Enders.  She was the chief administrator of Steele’s Television in Beaver.  She was an avid lifelong member of Faith Community United Methodist Church in Rochester, where she served in the Women’s Auxiliary and the MAC class for many years.  Following the death of her husband Jack, Evelyn moved into the King Beaver Apartments where she served as a three-time president of the tenant’s association.  She was also active in the Beaver County Area Agency on Aging.  Evelyn Moved to the Brookdale Assisted Living Facility in Gastonia, NC where she has resided for the past three years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Steele.

She is survived by her two daughters: Chery Kochirka (Michael) of Pittsburgh and Darlyn Peindl (Dr. Paul) of Gastonia, NC.; 2 granddaughters: Jacqueline Peindl White (Justin), Gastonia, NC; Dena Peindl Havird (Clark), Batesburg, SC; and grandson Lee Peindl (Samantha) Charlotte, NC; 4 great granddaughters: Sarah Grace White, Lily Peindl, Anna Kate and Claire Elizabeth Havird.

Evelyn has expressed unending love for family and friends.  We are all very grateful to her caregivers at Brookdale Assisted Living and Charlotte Hospice and Palliative Care.

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 until the time of funeral service at 11am in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester. 502 Adams St.

 

Private interment will take place in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faith Community United Methodist Church 334 Jefferson St. Rochester, PA 15074 or Charlotte Hospice and Palliative Care 900 Donita Dr. Lincolnton, NC 28092

Roberta J. “Bobbie” Sontag

Roberta J. “Bobbie” Sontag

Roberta J. “Bobbie” Sontag, 92, of Daugherty Twp., passed away on Friday May 31, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  She was born on November 15, 1926 the daughter of the late Robb and Nannie McMaster.  She worked at the Beaver County Geriatric Center as a nurses aid.  She was a member of Faith Community United Methodist Church, Rochester.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William in 1996; a son W. Dayle Sontag and a daughter Gayle Tepsick.  She was also preceded in death by a brother and 4 sisters. 

She is survived by her daughter: Mary & David Haney, Daugherty Twp.; 4 grandchildren: Tammy (Brad) Homan, Beverly, Robert, and Sean Sontag; a beloved granddaughter: Chelsea Homan; and a sister Jean Dickhart, Darlington.

Friends will be received on Sunday from noon until 4pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester 502 Adams St.and on Monday from 10am until the time of funeral service at 11am conducted by Rev. Donald Dotterer.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the building fund at Faith Community United Methodist Church.  341 Jefferson St. Rochester, PA 15074

Charles R. Roksandich Jr.

Charles R. Roksandich Jr.

Charles R. Roksandich Jr., 56 formerly of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019.  He was born on October 27, 1962 the son of Charles and the late Joyce Roksandich Sr.  Graduate of Hopewell High and received bachelors degree from Robert Morris University. He had been employed in Restaurant management and Human Resources.

He will be fondly remembered for his quick wit and great sense of humor.

 

He is survived by his father: Charles (Hazel) Roksandich Sr., Brighton Twp.; 2 children: Jessica (Justin) Grimes, GA; Charles (Haley) Roksandich III, NC; 2 grandchildren: Sarahlynn and Wyatt Roksandich a sister: Rhonda (Pat) Hanagan, Brighton Twp.; 2 nephews: Patrick & Luke Hanagan; his partner: Vicki Lynn Roksandich, and a former wife Mia Areford.

A memorial service will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa. 2345 Mill St. Aliquippa, PA 15001.

Karen A. West

Karen A. West

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Karen A. West, 78, of Hopewell Twp., on
Sunday, May 19, 2019. Karen was born on August 29, 1940; daughter of the late Florence and
David West. Karen is survived by cousins and by an overflowing network of individuals that
looked to her as a thoughtful mentor, a mother figure and a cherished friend. A devoted lover of
animals, particularly focused on the welfare of horses, cats, and dogs, Karen’s home was a warm
refuge for animals in need. Karen worked in accounting with J&L Steel and Michael Baker
Corporation and was a proud, long-time member of the First United Methodist Church of
Aliquippa.
She was a seeker of adventure and travel in younger years, and a past Worthy Matron
of the Woodlawn Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star #164. Karen met life’s challenges with
grace and a profound assurance. Good friends are the family that you choose, and Karen was
kind enough to leave her good friends with memories that will keep her legacy and her animal
advocacy alive and thriving. Karen’s life will be honored in a private service with interment at
Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.
Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa
are entrusted with arrangements. Donations may be made in Karen’s name to the Beaver County
Humane Society at 3394 Brodhead Road, Center Township, PA 15001.
Marjorie “Parge” Dinsmore

Marjorie “Parge” Dinsmore

 

Marjorie “Parge” Dinsmore, 80, of Rochester Township, passed away unexpectedly in her home on May 21, 2019.  She was born on December 22, 1938, in Rochester, a daughter of the late Sylvan and Marjorie (Bowman) Brunner.

Marjorie owned and operated Dinsmore’s Dollhouses from her home for over 20 years.

In addition to her parents, Marjorie was also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, James Dinsmore in 2015, her brother-in-law, Vince Bruno, and her best friend of 72 years, Lola (Roush) Procovich.

Marjorie is survived by her two children, Margie (Terry Sr.) Engelman, of Rochester Township, Jim (Bonnie) Dinsmore, of Ohioville; four grandchildren, Terry Engelman Jr., Missy Engelman, Jimmy (Joy) Dinsmore, and John (Monica) Dinsmore; three great-grandchildren, Jayden Revelant, Adelynn Dinsmore, and Abigail Dinsmore.

She is also survived by her sister Sylvia (Brunner) Bruno, numerous nieces and nephews; and her loving, faithful kitty, Lucky.

Friends will be received on Friday from 3-7 pm in the Huntsman Funeral & Cremation Services of Rochester (502 Adams St.) A private interment will take place at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

Jerome “Jerry” V. Hazenstab

Jerome “Jerry” V. Hazenstab

Jerome “Jerry” V. Hazenstab, 61, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away after a brief illness, on May 9, 2019. He was born in Rochester, PA., on May 2, 1958, a son of the late Jerome W. and Helen (Tirik) Hazenstab.

Jerry loved the outdoors, and was a avid hunter and enjoyed fishing.

He is survived by his son, Brett (Patricia) Hazenstab; his daughter, Stacy (Rick) Conlin; his 8 grandchildren, Tony, Kris, Sebastian, Emmalie, Connor Hazenstab and Caci, Charlotte, D.J. Conlin.

He is also survived by his siblings, Kathleen (Nancy Griffin) Hazenstab, William (Debbie) Hazenstab, Jim (Rhonda) Hazenstab, and Thomas (Sue) Hazenstab; and also, by his long-time neighbors and close friends, Rick & Colleen Matlick.

Per Jerry’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.

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

Marion John Prajsner

Marion John Prajsner

Marion John Prajsner, 90, of Raccoon Twp. died peacefully on May 8th, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born in Orzechowka, Poland on August 6, 1928 the son of the late Joseph & Aniela (Kwolek) Prajsner.

Marion was a member of St. Titus Catholic Church, Aliquippa, and a retiree from J&L Steel Corporation.  After retiring, he served as President of S.O.A.R. for 23 years.  He was also a past president of the Polish National Alliance.  He was a skilled carpenter and a “Jack of all trades” whom with his wife, Jane, helped many family and friends over the years.  They never turned their back to those in need and were always there for everyone.

He is survived by his wife of over 65 yrs., Jane (Szarek) Prajsner.  Two sisters, Teresa Kohut (Dennis), NC, & Jane Parrish (Wayne), Raccoon Twp.  His several nieces & nephews will miss him as well.

In addition to his parents, Marion was preceded in death by a sister, Delores Prajsner.

Friends will be received today, Friday May 10th from 4-8 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Aliquippa (2345 Mill Street).  Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday at 9:30 AM in St. Titus Catholic Church, Aliquippa, Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hopewell Twp.

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Clair F. “Popeye” Parrish

Clair F. “Popeye” Parrish

Clair F. “Popeye” Parrish, 89, of Hopewell Twp., died on April 29, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born in Hopewell Twp. on December 11, 1929 the son of the late Emery & Vesta Parrish.

Clair graduated from Hopewell High School in 1947, served his country in the US Navy, and was an avid golfer, bowler, hunter & fisherman.

In addition to his parents, Clair was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Joanne (West) Parrish, a grandson, Jason Stickles and four sisters & three brothers.

He is survived by his three children: Debbie Bowers (Christopher), Hopewell Twp.; Duane Parrish, Hopewell Twp.; Kenneth McClintock (Heather), TN.  Seven grandchildren: Amanda Thompson (Joe), Jessica Cipolla (Pete), David Stickles (Shauna), Nathan McClintock, Max McClintock, Elliot McClintock & Sophia McClintock.  Five great grandchildren: Bobby, Alexis, Callie, Bella & Vaya.  His special friend Jean Suskey will miss him as well.

Friends will be received today, Wednesday May 1st from 4-8 PM, also on Thursday from 10AM until time of funeral service at 11AM in the Huntsman Funeral Home of Aliquippa (2345 Mill Street). The Beaver County Special Unit will conduct military honors at 11:30AM.  Private burial will take place at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Aliquippa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to:  Good Samaritan Hospice (www.concordialm.org).