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Nellie Pander

Nellie Pander

Nellie Pander, 91, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on September 19, 2017, in her home. She was born in Conway, on June 21, 1926, a daughter of the late John and Josephine Keller.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, John Pander. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Linda (Andy) Oshop, Diana (Ron) Neal, both of New Sewickley Twp., and a son, John (Brenda) Pander, Jr., of North Carolina.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brian (Alison) Oshop, of West Chester, PA, Dr. Gretchen (David) Meyers, Cranberry twp., Ryan (Emily) Neal, of Erie, Johnny Pander of North Carolina; her great grandchildren, Audrey, Peter and Kyra Oshop, Luke and Olivia Meyers, Griffin Potts and Baylon Neal; her brother, Ronald Keller, of Conway, and Sister in Law, Twyla Keller, of Conway, and several other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sister and brother in law, Helen and Peter Vurdelja; her brother and sister in law, Judy and Edward Keller; and a brother, John Keller.

She held close to her heart her family and her Polish Heritage. She enjoyed cooking her favorite polish dishes, pierogis, pigs in a blanket, and nut rolls. She also loved listening and dancing to her Polish music.

Friends will be received on Saturday, at 9am, until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM, in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Conway. Services conducted by Fr. James Kurtz.  Interment will be private, at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.

Special thanks to Dr. Jackson and Kindred Hospice care nurses, Katie and Melissa for their love and care.

Charlotte Mendenhall

Charlotte Mendenhall

Charlotte Mendenhall, 75, of Beaver, died on September 18, 2017 in Brighton Rehab & Wellness, Brighton Twp.  She was born in Rochester on May 31, 1942, the daughter of the late Ernest & Eva (Riggleman) Galbreath.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Patricia Hinzman, Eloise Galbreath & Nancy Yates.

She is survived by three children:  John Mendenhall (Kathy), NV;  David Mendenhall (Lynette), Industry; Tracy Powell (Kevin), MD.  A brother, Hugh Galbreath.

All services are private, the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

 

Ronald A. Yard

Ronald A. Yard

Ronald A. Yard, 63, of Aliquippa, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was born in Rochester on August 22, 1954, a son of the late Benjamin and Ann (Woodingham) Yard.
He is also preceded in death by his brother, Ed Yard.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Tierney) Yard; his children, Stephen Tierney, Dawn (Chuck) Hawkins, and Ronald Yard Jr.; his grandchildren, Angel and Charlie Hawkins, and Corbin and Adriahna Tierney and also great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Pierre (JoAnn) Yard, Darlene Perkins, Joe Yard, and a special niece, Jamie Yard.
Per Ron’s wishes, there will be no visitation. the HUNTSMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES OF ALIQUIPPA, www.huntsmanfuneralhomes.com, were entrusted with arrangements.

Gerald B. Lander

Gerald B. Lander

Gerald B. Lander, 78, of Independence Twp., passed away on September 16, 2017. He was born on May 8, 1939, a son of the late Benjamin and Irene (Porter) Lander.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, AnnaMae Taucher, and a brother, Richard Lander.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Paulette “Polly” (Kaercher) Lander; his children, Kevin (Denise) Lander, Scott (Deb) Lander, and Marcy (Keith) Whiteman; his grandchildren, Dustin, Kori and Dalton Lander, Zachary and Madison Lander, Kirstin and Nick Fink, and Collin and Samantha Whiteman; his sister, Grace (Richard) Riddle, and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Jerry was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served from 1963-1968. He was a millwright for LTV Steel Tin Mill for 43 years. He also was a retired Fire Warden after 25 years of service and a past Fire Chief of 25 years with Independence Vol. Fire Department. He attended the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church, where he was a past trustee.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC. OF ALIQUIPPA, www.huntsmanfuneralhome, 2345 Mill St. A funeral service will be held at the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church, (4128 Rt. 151) on Friday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Kevin Neal officiating and also a service by the Beaver County Special Unit. Interment will be private for the family.

At the family’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 4128 Rt. 151, Aliquippa, PA 15001, or to the American Lung Association.

A special thanks to Pastor Kevin Neal and Lenna, and a thank you to Dr. Bernie Simons, Dr. Gregory Patrick, Dr. Slemenda and Dr. Malkowski and to the nurses and aides at Sewickley Hospitals ICU and Progressive Unit. The family also would like to thank the Good Samaritan Hospice nurses as well.

Beatrice Eiler

Beatrice Eiler

Beatrice Eiler, 82, of Center Twp., passed away on Sunday September 10, 2017 in Lakeview Personal Care Home.  She was born in Evans City, PA on November 18, 1934 the daughter of the late Winifred   and Paul Burlette.  She was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic Parish.  She loved sewing and shopping, and traveling with the church group.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Paul Eiler on June 26, 2017, two brothers: Robert & Edward “Sonny” Burlette, and a sister Eileen Grossic.

She is survived by her two sons: Robert & Cynthia Eiler, Center Twp.; and Edward Eiler (Barbara Ann Lavelle) VA; two grandchildren: Sabrina Eiler and Jordan Mazza and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2pm until the time of Funeral Service at 6PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa 2345 Mill St.

Alda F. Glover

Alda F. Glover

Alda, F. Glover, 93, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Friday September 8, 2017 in Curahealth Hospital, Beaver. She was born on January 12, 1924 in Glennwillard, the daughter of the late William and Juanita McCoy. She was retired from Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel where she worked as a programmer. She was a member of New Life Presbyterian Church and the 1st graduating class of Hopewell High School. She loved bowling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William E. Glover in 1962, a sister Betty Terwilliger, and three brothers-in-law.
She is survived by her three children: William & Judy Glover, Texas; Judith & Thomas Duncan, Hopewell Twp.; and Susan Pearson, Hopewell Twp. 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and three sisters: Marjorie Geisel, Edith Hughes, and Nancy (George) Caler.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3pm – 7pm in Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa, where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11am, with her pastor Rev. Jarrod Nelson officiating.
Interment will follow in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery.

Patricia Ann (Hoban) Fusco

Patricia Ann (Hoban) Fusco

Patricia Ann (Hoban) Fusco, 81 of Moon Twp., Died peacefully on September 6, 2017 at the Villa St. Joseph in Baden, Pennsylvania.   She was born in Pittsburgh on June 25, 1936, the daughter of the late John P. & Henrietta (Quartz) Hoban.

Patricia earned her BSN from Duquesne University in 1958. Upon graduation she worked as an RN for the Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County. Patricia was a homemaker for almost 20 years. After the children were raised, she worked at Ohio Valley General Hospital, then for Dr. Elderton and finally for Travelers Insurance Company for 10 years. Patricia was an active member of St. James Catholic Church, Sewickley.

In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore M. Fusco in 1987, and a son, Richard Fusco in 1966.

She is survived by her three children: David Fusco (Rochelle), Shaker Heights OH; Lynn Davis (John), Moon Twp.; Mary Beth Leeman (Nathan) Moon Twp.; Seven grandchildren: Theodore, Alexandra, Caroline, Jacqueline, Joshua, William, Charlotte; a sister-in-law, Constance Butler; Duquesne University School of Nursing classmates, close friends and neighbors.

Friends will be received on Sunday September 10 from 2-7PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Moon Twp. (1522 Coraopolis Hts. Rd.) Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday September 11 at 10 AM in St. James Catholic Church, Sewickley (Everyone please meet at the church). Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Moon Twp.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org) or the Villa St. Joseph (www.villastjoseph.org) The family would like to thank the wonderful and loving staff at the Villa St. Joseph.

 

 

Mary Radonovich

Mary Radonovich

Mary Radonovich, 101, formerly of Center Twp., died on Sunday, September 3, 2017 in West Hills Health & Rehab, Moon Twp. after a short illness. She was born in Freedom on October 6, 1915 the daughter of the late Nick & Stana (Manojlovich) Klaich. Mary was a member of the Ohio United Presbyterian Church, Hopewell, an associate member of the AAA Amateur Radio Club of Beaver, and a courtesy member of the Doric Lodge F&AM 630, Sewickley and the Shrine Temple Aanoms of Pittsburgh. In addition to her parents she was preceded in Death by her Husband, Stanley Radonovich and her Son, S. Ronald Radonovich. Also Siblings Sam Klaich, Mike Klaich, Mildred Kistler, and Anna Grindstaff. She is survived by Daughter, Evelyn Lawson (Edmund), New Brighton and Daughter-in-law, Barbara Radonovich, Colorado Springs, Siblings, Angie Zetz, Nick Kleich,(Peg) and Dorothy Engle, Grandsons Michael Lawson (Taunia), Tim Lawson,and Matthew Commander, Great Grandson Jaycob Lawson, Great Granddaughters Audrey & Amber Cunningham. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 10AM-1PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa (2345 Mill St.). Private interment will take place at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Rochester. There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday at the Ohio United Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev. Nick Marlatt, at 11:00AM. The family is grateful to the staff at West Hills Health & Rehab for taking good care of Mary in a kind and loving manner. We thank Rev. Marlatt, and the Ohio UP Church Deacons for their love, support, and kindness.

God has our Angel in His loving care.

 

 

 

 

William H. Bryson

William H. Bryson


William H. Bryson, Sr., 99, of Aliquippa, passed away into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, in Beaver Elder Care with his family by his side. He was born on June 6, 1918, in Harrisburg, PA, the son of the late John and Mary Peach Bryson. He graduated from Aliquippa High School in 1936.  Bill was a US Army Veteran serving during WWII as an amphibious tank operator fighting in the Battle of Saipan and spent time in post-war Japan during General McArthur’s occupation.  He retired after 40 years from J&L Steel working in the Wire Mill.

Bill grew up on a beautiful farm in Hopewell where he and his siblings were raised by his father and beloved Uncle Will after his mother died when he was very young.  We were blessed to hear countless stories of his childhood during the Great Depression.  He loved “the farm” and continued to garden throughout his life, selling vegetables locally.  He was a very kind and gentle man with a great sense of humor and was loved by all.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Henrietta S. Bryson in 2007; great uncle, Dr. William Bryson; two brothers, Robert (Lila) and Donald (Martha) Bryson; mother-in-law, Anne Blazer; step daughter, Patricia Ann Kalicky; son-in-law, John Spratt; sister-in-law, Charlotte (Lou) Steuer; and nephews, Carl and Richard Bryson, and Wally Steuer.

He is survived by his three children: William H. Bryson, Jr. and fiancé Donna Ketchel, Aliquippa; Robin and Dave Molnar, Hopewell Twp.; John “Jack” and Tracy Bryson, Hopewell Twp.; two adored granddaughters, Jacqueline Ann Spratt (fiancé Jesse Groom) and Kristen Jonelle Spratt; a sister, Joanne McCall; nieces and nephews, Bob (Sue) Bryson, John (Naomi) Bryson, Mary Komar, Donna Bryson, Tammy Ross; and special grandnieces and grandnephews.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 1pm until 4pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa, where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 11am, with Pastor Scott McCabe of Northway Christian Community officiating.

Interment will follow in Veasey Cemetery where the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct Military Honors at noon.

The family would like to thank the staff at Beaver Elder Care, Hunter’s Personal Care, and Mother Teresa Hospice for their wonderful care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mother Teresa Hospice, 3950 Brodhead Road #300, Monaca, PA 15061.

Kenneth G. Butya

Kenneth G. Butya

Kenneth G. Butya, 53, of Collier Twp., formerly of Moon Twp., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 23, 2017. He was born in Kennedy Twp., on September 29, 1963, a son of George and Shirley (Nesbit) Butya.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cassie (Flynn) Butya and their children, Ryan and Troy Butya; his brothers, Jeff and Brian Butya; and his In-Laws, Jim and Mary Flynn.

Ken owned and operated the All Star Sports Bar and Grill, of Robinson and South Pointe for many years, and will be greatly missed.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 1pm -7 pm, in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., of Moon Twp. (1522 Coraopolis Hts Rd.) A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 am, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Holy Souls Cemetery