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Myrtle (McCracken) Caputo

Myrtle (McCracken) Caputo

 

Myrtle (McCracken) Caputo, 99, went on to be with the Lord August 15, 2019. Born in Conway, Pa.  October 19, 1919 to CJ. McCracken and Lottie (Bird) McCracken.  Myrtle spent most of her years in Beaver County. After moving to Woodstock, Md. at age 95 to be near her daughter Judy, Myrtle cherished keeping close contact with her extended family, high school classmates, church and community friends through e-mail, cards and letters.

Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents C.J. McCracken and Lottie (Bird) McCracken, daughters Janice Smith and Brenda Trombetta and siblings Ernest (Jean) McCracken, Laurene (Howard) Henry, Genevieve (Russ) Waldron and Ruth (Francis) McCune.  She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Judy and Dennis Kelley, son-in-law Jim (Janice) Smith, 6 grandchildren Janeen (Robert) Goodrick, Denise Kelley, Jill (Michael) Collins, David (Christine) Kelley, Leroy (Robin) Trombetta and Lucas (Camille) Trombetta and 14 great-grandchildren Adam, Amie and Audrey Goodrick, Anne, Shane, Sarah and Ryan Collins, Bryce, Christianna, Julianna, Aryanna and Tobyn Kelley, Zeb and Jonas Trombetta.

Once employed by Westinghouse, JT Anderson Funeral Home and The Beaver County Office on Aging, Myrtle is best known for her 60+ years directing the Sunday School program at the Freedom United Methodist Church (UMC). Myrtle was a regular delegate to the UMC annual conference.  She enjoyed sewing, knitting, needlework, baking Christmas cookies and playing Pinochle and board games with her friends and family.

The family will greet friends at Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.) on Friday from 3-8 PM.  A funeral service will be held at the Faith Community United Methodist Church, 341 Jefferson St., Rochester on Saturday, at 11 AM.  Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom, Pa. where butterflies will be released in celebration of Myrtle’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith Community United Methodist Church.

Mildred M. Huntsman

Mildred M. Huntsman

Mildred M. Huntsman 98, of Rochester died on Friday,  August 9, 2019 in Masonic Village. She was born on October 26, 1920 in Williamsfield, IL., the daughter of the late Rev. James  and Virginia MacRill.

She was a longtime and active member of Faith Community United Methodist Church in Rochester.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Dr. Ralph Huntsman, 3 siblings, a daughter-in-law, Becky and a great grand daughter.

She is survived by her 3 sons, Paul (Gerry) Huntsman, Rochester, James (Susan) Huntsman, Hopewell Twp. & John Huntsman, Leland, NC; 6 grandchildren, Bradley (Jamie) Huntsman, Sarah (Dan) Veit, Justin (Robin) Huntsman, Anne (Marque Wiese) Huntsman, Lori (Jay) Walker, & Robbie Huntsman; 11 great grandchildren and 4 nieces and a nephew.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-6pm in the Huntsman Funeral and Cremation Services of Aliquippa. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11am in Faith Community United Methodist Church of Rochester.

Private burial will take place in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

She was a remarkable woman whose legacy will be the countless cinnamon rolls and cherry pies she shared with her family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Community United Methodist Church 341 Jefferson St. Rochester, PA 15074.

Carol L. Gossard

Carol L. Gossard

 

Carol L. (Kindelberger) Gossard, 67, of Pulaski Twp., passed away on August 3, 2019 in her home.  She was born in Bridgewater on January 31, 1952, the daughter of the late Emil and June (Epperson) Kindelberger.  She supported her family as a self-employed homebased goods saleswoman as well as working as a housekeeper.  She attended Concord Methodist Church, and was a member of the Rochester Turners.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Gossard. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Diana Park and a grandson, Jacob Gossard.

Carol is survived by four children, Michele Hopkins, Corissa (Bill) Mann, Mark Gossard, and Nathan Gossard; seven grandchildren, Michael, Abigail, and Gabriel Hopkins, Billy Jr. and Samantha Mann, and Miale and Lilian Gossard; two brothers, Tom and David Kindelberger, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Carol’s life will be held on Saturday, August 17, from 3-8 pm at the Saxon Club in Rochester, 112 Simes Ave., Rochester, PA 15074.  The family asks that all who attend wear casual attire.

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

 

Harry “Bud” Reddinger

Harry “Bud” Reddinger

Harry Earl “Bud” Reddinger, 84 of Conway, passed away on Saturday July 20, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born in Rimersburg, PA on January 7, 1935 the son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth Reddinger. He was a retired metallurgist from J&L Steel and was an insurance inspector with Mutual Inspection Bureau Harrisburg for 45 years.  He was very active in his churches and held many positions within the church.  He attended Pathway Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Edward Reddinger and his adored furry companion, Ginger. 

He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Kathy Reddinger; 4 sons, Tom (Pam), Tim (Linda), Ted (Kim), and Jerry (Kelli) Reddinger; 5 grandchildren, Theo & Tyler Reddinger, Tara (Byron) Reddinger-Adams, Travis (Kayla) Reddinger & Gigi Reddinger; 2 great grandsons, Traden and Traxton; A sister-in-law, Barbara Reddinger, and nieces and nephews. 

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm in Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester (502 Adams St.) and on Wednesday from 10 am until the time of Funeral Service at 11am in Pathway Church, Chippewa (239 Braun Rd.) 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beaver County Humane Society 3394 Brodhead Rd. Aliquippa, PA 15001.

Rhonda Lee Wilson

Rhonda Lee Wilson

Rhonda Lee Wilson, 68, of Monaca, passed away on Sunday July 14, 2019 in Rochester Manor.  She was born in Parkersburg, WV the daughter of the late David and Della MaeHerdman.  She was a cancer survivor and enjoyed participating in the Relay for Life, was a volunteer fire fighter for Independence Twp., and had a love for her dogs. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister.

She is survived by her three children: Daniel (Brenda) Wilson, Suffolk, VA; Amber Wilson, Hopewell Twp.; and Ralph (Nicole Richardson) Cumberledge III, Raccoon Twp.; 5 granddaughters: Sophia & Vanessa Wilson; Isabella Emert, Raelyn Adams, and Harper Cumberledge; 2 brothers and one sister. 

A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 11 am in Wildwood Chapel. 2850 Jack St Aliquippa.

Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa are entrusted with the arrangements.

Madelyn (Quinn) Schleiger

Madelyn (Quinn) Schleiger

 

Madelyn (Quinn) Schleiger, passed away peacefully June 17, 2019 at Brighton Rehab & Wellness Center following a lengthy illness.  Born in Rochester, PA, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Rose Bosco Quinn.

She was a resident of Brighton Twp. for 60 years in a home built by her husband, Eugene “Gene” Schleiger.  Madelyn graduated from Freedom High School where she was valedictorian and May Queen.  She was a special education teacher at Freedom School District for 4 years, she then went to Monaca School District to teach English, then became the High School librarian.  She was at Monaca for 32 years and retired from there.  While at Monaca, she served as president of the teacher’s PSEA organization.  She was a member of the Medical Center Auxiliary, a member of Century Club of Beaver, and also a member of the American Association of Women.  She graduated from Geneva College with a BS degree, and earned her Masters degree from Duquesne University.

Madelyn was an avid reader and a bridge player.  She also enjoyed the many vacations around the United States and various countries of world with her husband.

She and her husband of 67 years are now together again.

She is survived by her daughter, Gene Marie; her two grandsons, Alexander and Jonathan of Pittsburgh, PA; a son Scott and his two children; two sisters, Roseann Konvolinka and Verna Maley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, James Quinn, who is with her up in heaven.

At Madelyn’s request there was no visitation.  A private memorial service with immediate family was held.  Interment took place at the Beaver Cemetery Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beaver Memorial Library or to the Kidney Foundation.

Mary Catherine (Stobart) Probst

Mary Catherine (Stobart) Probst

Mary Catherine (Stobart) Probst, 80, of Beaver Falls, formerly of New Sewickley, passed away on June 23, 2019 in her home.  She was born in Rochester, on June 4, 1939, a daughter of the late Raymond Heeter and Esther (Mikita) Stobart.

In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by her stepfather, Jim Stobart; her stepmother Dorothy Heeter; her first husband, Charles “Duck” Probst; and her second husband, Walter G. Hiltz, Jr.  She was also preceded in death by four children, Robin Bonzo, Chick Probst, Jimmy Ray Probst, and Charlene Broomfield; two grandsons, Donald Charles Schill, and Brett Broomfield; and two brothers, William Heeter, and John Stobart.

She is survived by two daughters, Colleen Misner, and Debbie Probst; 14 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 3-5 in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.)

Michael “Mick” James Winkle

Michael “Mick” James Winkle

Michael “Mick” James Winkle, 51, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on June 20, 2019. He was born in Rochester, on July 15, 1967, a son of Calvin and Marilyn (Landis) Winkle, of Rochester.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tammy Winkle; his son, Chase Winkle; step-children, Darrin (April) McClean, Cody (Kaitlyn) McClean, Rochelle (Cole) Jackson; his grandchildren, Jacob, Cole “Bean”, and Bentley Jackson.

He is also survived by his sister, Kimberly (Jeffrey) Bable; his nephew, Jeffrey Bable II; his niece, Taylor (Fiancé, Tyler Adams) Bable; his mother- in- law, Mary Ann Young; his father-in-law, Thomas (Diane) Young, Sr., sister-in-law, Bonnie Vukich, brother-in-law, Thomas (Lynn) Young Jr.; nephews, Derek Vukich, Gunner and Archer Young and also by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Michael was proceeded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Willow Winkle and Elder and Edna Landis; and his nephew, Eric Bable.

He was a 1985 graduate of Rochester High School. A lifelong resident, Mick enjoyed hunting, boating in the local rivers and the Kinzua Reservoir and spending time at camp in the mountains.

The family would like to thank everyone for their love and support through Mick’s courageous battle with cancer.

Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.) where a funeral service will be held at 11 AM, Tuesday with Rev. Martin Galbraith, officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom.

 

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.