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Rosemary Hiltz

Rosemary Hiltz

 

Rosemary (Ross/McComas) Hiltz, 82, of Rochester, passed away on April 10, 2019, after a long-fought battle with Alzheimer’s.  She was born in Hamlin WV., on November 3, 1936, a daughter of the late Ireland and Mamie (Jones) Ross.

Rosemary graduated from Lincoln High School in Hamlin WV., and received an associate degree from CCBC in Business. She worked in various jobs in Beaver Co.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Roy McComas and her second husband, Thomas Hiltz; her siblings, Chester, Opal Brown, Frances Plumbly, Dorothy Salmons, Elmer, Hubert, Raymond, and Elsie Ross.

She is survived by her children, Rebecca (Gary) Hanshe, Rick (Lynn) McComas, Jean McComas, Richard Hiltz; her grandchildren, Ian Brillo, Langdon McComas (Marion), Lindsey McComas, Dustin (Rebekah) McComas, Michael, Zachary and Nicholas McComas and Kellie George; nine great grandchildren; and her 2 sisters, Sylvia Clay and Corena (Ben) Stevens. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Monday from 11 am until time of funeral services at 1 PM in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.) Interment will be private.

The family wishes to thank the care givers of Providence Health Care for Rosemary’s care over the last several years.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or www.alz.org

Lowell David Carter

Lowell David Carter

Lowell David Carter 59, of Hopewell Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday March 31, 2019 in his home.  He was born in Homestead, PA on November 25, 1959 the son of Willard Carter of Hopewell Twp., and the late Barbara Carter. He was a welder by trade working for numerous companies over his career. He was an US Airforce veteran. He enjoyed reading and being outside and was a lifelong member of the NRA.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother Kent Carter.

He is survived by his wife Lisa Carter; three children: Christina, Joshua, and Chelsea Carter; one grandson Aidan Carter; a granddaughter Eve Carter; three siblings: Mark (Terri) Carter; Brian Carter, Vina “Ellen” (Joseph) Carter Antonetti; nieces and nephews and friends.

All services are private.

William J. Glatz

William J. Glatz

William J. Glatz, 81, of Hopewell, formerly of Glenwillard, passed away on April 8, 2019 in his home.  He was born in Glenwillard on December 31, 1937, the son of the late Joseph W. and Sophie Glatz.  William worked for the A & S Railroad for over 30 years.  He had a love for the outdoors, spending his time hunting, fishing, and gardening.  He also was good with his hands and was a great mechanic and woodworker.

William is survived by his wife of 60 years Nancy Glatz; three children: Linda (Steve) Ross, Glen Allen, VA; Joe, Hopewell; Bill (Lori), Liverpool; two grandchildren: Chase and Cailey; five siblings: Elsie (William) Kubik; Shirley (Ed) Burak; Joe (Patty) Glatz; Dorothy (Rick) Paine; Diane Ernst; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa, 2345 Mill St., Aliquippa, PA 15001, where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 am.

Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association of Pittsburgh, 444 Liberty Ave. #1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Frank Louis Reda

Frank Louis Reda

Frank Louis Reda, 94, of Rochester, passed away on April 7, 2019.
He was born in Monaca, on April 1, 1925, a son of the late Antonio and Angelina (Zigarelli) Reda.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Evelyn (Palakovich) Reda; three sons, Frank Reda Jr., of Fla., Ronald Reda of Monaca and Randall (Christina) Reda, of Fla.; six grandchildren, Frank (Kelly) Reda III, Danny Reda (Kim), Christopher Reda, Michael Reda, Nicholas Reda, Gianna Reda and two great-grandchildren, Kenley and Phoenix Reda.  He is also survived by Jean Reda, Mary Jo Reda; nieces and nephews, Louis and Tony Reda, David, Joseph and Mark Palakovich, Kelly Reda, Cathy Kaluza, Cindy Karazsia, and Yvonne Berg.
Frank graduated from the Monaca High School and also attended Duquesne University. He joined the U. S. Marines and was a World War II Veteran serving in the 4th Marine Division in the Philippines and the South Pacific Islands. He was a cement mason by trade and was Secretary/
Treasurer of the OP&CM Local 56; a 40-year member of the Rochester Area Joint Sewer Authority; member and trustee for the Beaver County Labor Council; member of the Knights of Columbus; 50-year member of the American Legion Post 580 and St. Cecilia’s Parish.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES OF ROCHESTER, www.huntsmanfuneralhomes.com, 502 Adams St.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, 632 Virginia Ave., followed by interment at St. Cecilia Cemetery where Veteran Honors will be provided by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862 Southwestern, Pa.

Pamela L. Seward

Pamela L. Seward

Pamela L. Seward, 63, of Center Twp., passed away on Saturday April 6, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  She was born on October 27, 1955 in Sewickley, the daughter of the late Lloyd & Lillian Grimes.  She worked for Christian Missionary Alliance Church Headquarters in Nyack, NY, Equibank in Aliquippa, and Lloyd’s The Running Store in Beaver.  She had a love for crafting and giving her creations to friends and family.  She enjoyed walking, traveling and sewing.  She also volunteered with Ms. Wright’s Kindergarten classes in Rochester.  She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, and recently attended Pathway in Chippewa.

She is survived by her husband; Daniel Seward; a daughter: Ashton and Daniel Black, Oakdale; 4 siblings: Richard & Linda Grimes, SC; Terry & Dot Grimes, SC; Connie & James Harley, New Sewickley Twp.; and Lloyd & Karen Grimes, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her two beloved dogs, Cole and Kylo.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2~4 & 6~8 in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa where a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM.

Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the Pathway Church “Give Joy” program 239 Braun Rd, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.

Wm. Dwight Brunton

Wm. Dwight Brunton

Wm. Dwight Brunton 88, formerly of Independence Twp., Beaver County, passed away peacefully early Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Dwight was born to William & Margaret Brunton, on July 15, 1930. He and his wife Darlene (Goblet), who survives him, were married for 67 years. He is also survived by his daughters Peggy Brunton of Mancos, CO, and Mary Ann (Dave) Hasek of Valencia, PA, along with one brother Cecil. He was a proud grandfather of his three grandchildren, Brad (Alex) Hasek & Chip (Hannah) Hasek of Butler County, and Elaine (Brad) Robinson of Middleburg Heights, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as siblings Virginia, George, Eugene, Jim, and Judy. Dwight was a truck driver and milk hauler for most of his career and after retirement, enjoyed travelling to various parts of the U.S. & Canada. Living almost his entire life in Independence, only recently did he and Darlene relocate to Concordia Apartments in Butler County.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church in Independence Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church 4128 Rt 151 Aliquippa, PA 15001
Arrangements are entrusted to Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa

Christopher Burton Moore

Christopher Burton Moore

Christopher Burton Moore, 69, of Beaver, formerly of Oak Hill, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England passed away on Friday March 29, 2019 in his home. He was born on February 6, 1950 in Oak Hill, England the son of the late Herbert James and Mona (Burton) Moore. He was an engineer who served his apprenticeship in the British Ministry of Defense ordinance factory. He participated in the construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear station near Bridgwater, England. He was the production supervisor for 12 years at Somerset County Enterprises, a workshop providing employment and skills training to the disabled.

He came to the United States in 2006 and worked for 12 years as a toolmaker at Bolland Machine in Chippewa Township.   

He was a lover of flowers, especially orchids. He enjoyed studying: John Harrison and sea clocks; Isaac Newton’s theory of Light and Motion; the Titanic; the Hatfields and the McCoys; and Buford Pusser. He was also very interested in Westerns and all things cowboy related as well as Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees. 

For seven years, he volunteered his services as gardener and maintenance man for Holy Rosary Convent in Bridgwater, Somerset, England. Chris was a member of the Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania.

He is survived by his wife: Pamela Jean Horter-Moore, Beaver: and residing in England; an aunt Glenys Moore Lane: a special cousin Sarah Lane Thomas; numerous cousins and beloved friends. 

Friends will be received on Thursday from 4-8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 11am. 

Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery. 

Dennis George Bosworth

Dennis George Bosworth

Dennis George Bosworth, 64, formerly of New Brighton, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Salem Community Hospital, Ohio.
He was born on December 8, 1954, the son of George Bosworth and Donna (Triance) Reich. He worked for Phoenix Glass and was a graduate of Riverside High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He was an accomplished athlete in high school participating in football, baseball, basketball, and track. He continued his love for sports throughout his life, enjoying the Steelers, Pirates and the Penguins. He was also an avid hunter. He attended St. Patrick’s Parish in Leetonia Ohio.
In addition to his father, George, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Charles Reich.
Dennis is survived by his son, Christopher (Heather Godwin) Bosworth, Salem, Ohio; his mother, Donna Reich, Vanport; three siblings, Terry (Tony) Kordecki, New Brighton; Chuck (Joyce) Reich Jr., Center Twp.; and Scott (Mary) Reich, North Sewickley; numerous nieces and nephews and his former wife, Brenda Gifford.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the HUNTSMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES OF ROCHESTER, www.huntsmanfuneralhomes.com, 502 Adams St.  A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Parish, Beaver. Interment will be private.

Samuel J. Bonaparte Jr.

Samuel J. Bonaparte Jr.

Samuel J. Bonaparte, Jr., 87 of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on March 25, 2019 in Brighton Rehab and Wellness. He was born in Freedom, PA on March 10, 1932, a son of the late Salvatore and Felicetta (Goletti) Bonaparte.

Sam was a veteran of the Army, having served during the Korean Conflict as a Medic. He worked as an Electrician for ARMCO and was a bus driver for Rhodes for 12 years. He was a member of the Freedom Eagles Lodge 1429, the Golden Boys Golf League and a Eucharist Minister at St. Felix Parish, Freedom.

He is survived by his loving wife Janice (Peck) Bonaparte and numerous nephews and nieces.

He is preceded in death by his 8 brothers, and 4 sisters.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 4-8 pm at the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester (502 Adams St.). A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 AM in the St. Felix Parish, Freedom. Everyone meet at church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Leonard James Pamula

Leonard James Pamula

Leonard James Pamula of Hopewell Twp, Beaver County, PA, age 64, passed away
Friday, March 23, 2019 after an 8 year battle with Early On-Set Alzheimer’s Disease. He is
finally at peace. Len was born in Erie, PA on July 18, 1954, the son of Leonard Louis
Pamula and the late Charlene Ruth Freeborn Pamula. Besides his father, he is survived by
his loving wife and eternal companion, Sharon Arndt Pamula whom he married 37 years
ago on March 11, 1982. Also surviving are son and daughters; Joseph L. Pamula
(Kristen), Harrisburg PA, Sarah R. Pamula Hatch (Jared) of Woodbridge, VA and Mary B.
Pamula Primis (Alex) of Clinton, PA and step children: Christina (Christy) M. Mazzone-
Jackson (Steven) of LasVegas, NV and David M. Mazzone II of Erie, PA. Leonard is also
survived by 6 grandchildren who adored their Papa: Oliver Primis, Evelyn Primis, Max
Primis, Naomi (Ellie) Hatch, Roman Hatch and Ashlee Jackson and his brothers and sister:
Daniel Pamula (Erie, PA), Shawn Pamula White (Lake Stevens, WA) and David Pamula
(Erie, PA).
Leonard lived an honorable life dedicated to his family, his faith and his military career.
After graduating from East High School in Erie, Len enlisted in the US Army where he
served a tour in Heidelberg, Germany. He served in the US Army Reserves and with the
civil service for 34 years, achieving the rank of Sergeant Major before retiring in 2009. He
began his reserve military career at the 382d MASH, Erie PA and ended at the 99th RSC,
Coraopolis, PA including a tour of duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2004-2005 where he
served as Command Sergeant Major, 463rd Engineer Combat Battalion, Wheeling WVA.
He was highly respected by all who served with him throughout his distinguished career.
Len loved to travel. He especially loved being near the ocean and Lake Erie. He loved
bicycling, running, dancing, genealogy and spending his days with his family. Leonard was
a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Visitation will be at Huntsman Funeral Home, 2345 Mill Street, Aliquippa,PA, Wednesday,
March 27 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 9:00. A service will be Thursday, March 28 at 12:00
at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints chapel, 114 Church Drive, Monaca, PA
with a viewing prior at 10:30. Burial will be in Sewickley Cemetery, with military honors provided by US Army and the Beaver County Special Unit.