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Louis J. Koutoulakis

Louis J. Koutoulakis

 

Louis J. Koutoulakis, 89, of Hopewell Township, passed away peacefully in his residence on Thursday, November 1, 2018 surrounded by his family.

Louis was born on April 9, 1929 in Rochester, PA to the late James and Georgia (Stangas) Koutoulakis.

He was a graduate of Rochester High School in 1947 and of Garfield Business School in 1948.  He attended Geneva College from 1948 – 1951, and was called to active duty with the US Army, serving in Korea from 1951-1953.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Geneva College, graduating in 1954.

Louis retired from Ampco Pittsburgh, Wyckoff Steel Division in Ambridge where he was a chief billing clerk or as he liked to say “a pencil pusher”.  He was active in the WYSE Credit Union.  Louis was also an active member of the Dormition Greek Orthodox Church in Aliquippa where he served as a Sunday School teacher and former parish council member.

Louis is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy (Raub), daughters and sons-in-law Kathryn and Christopher Lutz of Stephens City, VA and Kristine and Eric Stedeford of Franklin Park,  and grandchildren Amanda and Sarah Lutz and Zachary, Maximos, and Augustus Stedeford.  He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law Nick and Anastasia Koutoulakis of Valencia, PA, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Allen and Charlotte Raub of Roseville, CA, and goddaughter Diane Davliakos of Valencia, PA.

Louis was preceded in death by his parents, in-laws, Louis and Elizabeth Raub, and brother and sister-in-law Aristedes and Irene Koutoulakis.

Friends and family will be received on Sunday from 1-4pm and 6-8 pm at the Huntsman’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2345 Mill Street, Aliquippa, PA.  Trisagion service will be held at 1:30 pm at the funeral home.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 10:00 am at the Dormition Greek Orthodox Church, 2111 Davidson Street, Aliquippa, with Father Dr. Stelyios Muksuris officiating.   Interment will follow at Beaver Cemetery, Beaver. Where the members of the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct military honors at 11:30.

Memorial donations may be made to Dormition Greek Orthodox Church, 2111 Davidson Street, Aliquippa, PA 15001.

The family wishes to thank Kindred Hospice for the care and comfort that they provided.

 

Virginia E. (Donovan) Brunton

Virginia E. (Donovan) Brunton

 

Virginia E. (Donovan) Brunton, 80, of Independence passed away on October 25, 2018 in Good Samaritan Hospice.  She was born on December 3, 1939 in Coraopolis the daughter of the late Calvin & Ellen Donovan.

She worked as a clerk at Hills Department store. She loved to collect Reborn Baby Dolls and also enjoyed collecting porcelain birds.

She is survived by her husband R. Cecil Brunton, 4 children: Susan Brunton, Big Beaver Boro; Kathy (David) McFarland, Beaver Falls; Robert Cecil Brunton Jr., Phoenix, AZ; and Shari Lynn Brunton, Phoenix, AZ; a grandson: Ryan Brunton, and a great grandson Logan Brunton; and 2 brothers: Robert Donovan and Calvin “Bud” (Patty) Donovan, Jacksonville, FL.

Visitation will be held on Monday from noon until the time of funeral service at 1pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa.

Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 320 Bilmar Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15205.

Donald E. Manor

Donald E. Manor

Donald E. Manor, 86, of Alliance OH, formerly of Beaver Co., died on October 21, 2018. He was born in Beaver Falls, PA on November 11, 1931, a son of the late William Manor and Stella (Shontz) Manor.

He is survived by his children, Ron (Karen) Manor, Robert (Emi) Manor; his sister, Barbara Manor; his granddaughter, Kelli Manor and 1 great-grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his siblings, Evelyn Bowser, Bill Manor, and Chuck Manor.

Don served his country proudly during the Korean War, with the US Army, and was retired from Valvoline Oil Company.

Per his wishes, there will be no visitation. The Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester were entrusted with arrangements

Zachary Alexander Michael

Zachary Alexander Michael

Zachary Alexander Michael, 34, of Washington, formerly of Raccoon Twp., died unexpectedly of a heart condition, on October 18, 2018. He was born in Ellwood City, PA on May 23, 1984, a son of John H. and Marie (Homison) Michael.

He is preceded in death by his Paternal grandfather, Harold Michael, maternal grandparents, William R. and Lillian Homison, Sr., and his daughter, Vlada Katherine Michael.

He is survived by his parents John and Marie; his sisters, Mariah (Adam) Joyce, Maranda (Josh) Cox. He is also survived by his adored nieces, Melina and Honora Joyce, and Victoria Cox., his grandmother Doris Michael, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.  (2345 Mill St.) where a funeral service will be held at 6:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Washington City Mission, 84 W. Wheeling St. Washington, PA 15301

Leonard L. Miller

Leonard L. Miller

Leonard L. Miller, 83, of Beaver, passed away on Monday October 15, 2018 in Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born in Monaca on March 10,1935 the son of the late Emmett and Nancy Miller.  He was retired from B&W Steel Mill, and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.  He was a member of the Beaver Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Patricia in 2010; and a brothers Robert Miller and Glen Miller and a sister Betty Borkovic

He is survived by his three sons: Leonard (Linda) Miller, Darlington Twp; Ronald (Becky) Miller, Beaver Falls; and David Miller, Chippewa Twp; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; One great great grandchild: Two brothers: Fred (Patty) Miller, Monaca;  and Roger (Sandy) Miller, Marion Twp;  3 sisters: Eva Jo (Jack) Wilson, Chippewa;  Marlene (Richard) Cox, Negley Ohio; and Darlene (Bill) Bell, Valrico FL; and a sister In-law Judy Miller, Rochester

A memorial service will be held on Thursday October 18,2018 at 11 am in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Rochester 502 Adams St. Interment will take place in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

David W. “Stitch” Stiteler

David W. “Stitch” Stiteler

David W. “Stitch” Stiteler, 58, of Aliquippa, passed away on Thursday October 11, 2018 in his home.  He was born on December 2, 1959 the son of the late David C. and Anna Marie Stiteler.  A 1977 graduate of Aliquippa High School. He was a retired machine operator. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the Steelers and Pirates.  The joy of his life was his grandchildren and his two dogs, Mandy and Charlie.

He is survived by his three children: Paula (Sean) Douglas, Center Twp.; Brittany (Jason) Holsapple, Independence Twp.; and David (Amanda Burgess) Stiteler, Hopewell Twp.; 6 grandchildren: Nathan, Andrew, Ayla, Aryana, Alexis, and Brayson; 2 sisters: Deb (Ron Gnan) Baron, Raccoon Twp.; Diana (Darrin) Jones Rochester, NY; a brother:  Dan (Jennifer) Stiteler, Raccoon Twp. And numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Monday from 4pm until 8pm in the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Aliquippa, where a funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday at 11am.

Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Huntsman Funeral Home 2345 Mill St. Aliquippa, PA 15001

Stephen Andrew Ankrom

Stephen Andrew Ankrom

 

Stephen Andrew Ankrom, 30, of Raccoon Township, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 5, 2018, at Heritage Valley, Beaver.

Born May 30, 1988, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a son of Terrence Ankrom and Deborah English. A 2006 graduate of Hopewell High School, he was currently working as a Business Manager at Globe Airport Parking in Moon Township.

Surviving is his loving wife, Kendall Ankrom; his four children, Aiden, Eliana, Madison, and Kenley Ankrom; his father, Terrence (Karen) Ankrom; his mother, Deborah English; mother and father-in-law: Ken & Sue Wilson; maternal grandmother, Janet Haller; his brother, Matthew Ankrom; his three sisters, Amy (Chris) Baker, Rebecca (Tyler) Collins, and Alexis Ankrom; and two nephews, Cameron Baker and Vincent Ankrom.  Steve also leaves behind Kendall’s family, several close friends, and Maverick the pig.

There will be a Memorial Service and gathering on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 5 pm at Wildwood Chapel, 2850 Jack Street, Aliquippa, Pa, 15001.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his family.

Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop, 83, of Potter Twp. passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on September 27, 2018. She was born on November 13, 1934, in Cumberland, MD., a daughter of the late Iva (Dickens) Davis and John Davis.

She was a 1952 graduate of Rochester High School, a 1955 graduate of the Providence School of Nursing, a 1972 graduate of Slippery Rock University, where she received her B.S. Degree in Nursing Education, and also a 1990 graduate of Penn State University, where she received her Master’s degree. She retired from the Center School District, where she was the school nurse for many years.

Jo Ann loved her profession, adored and cared for family, but also was very active in her community. She served and volunteered with many groups and organizations. And was also an active member of St. Francis Cabrini Church.

She is survived by her children, James (Peg) Bishop, Joseph (Wendy) Bishop, Joyce Bromley; 12 grandchildren, Jay (Lindsay) Bishop, Sean Bishop, Jennifer (Joshua) Martin, Tony Lucci, James Bromley, Aaron Bromley, Jeremy Bromley, Shea (Kelli) Bishop, Brandon Bishop, Brittany Bishop, Brian Musolin, Jennifer Shelton; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her siblings, John (Emily) Davis, Judy Simon, Donald (Georgia) Davis, Gene (Wilma) Davis and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanette Majors and great granddaughter Emily Magestro Lucci and great-granddaughter, Emma Shelton.

Per Jo Ann’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A mass will be held on October 3, 2018 at 5 PM at the St. Francis Cabrini Church, 115 Trinity Dr., Aliquippa, PA 15001.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to UPMC Children’s Hospital.

The family would like to thank the Drs and Nurses at UPMC Shadyside for their outstanding care, and to the nursing and physical therapy staff of Progressive Home Care, and also to the staff of Mother Teresa Home Hospice.

Keith Edward Wert

Keith Edward Wert

Keith Edward Wert, 58 of Hopewell Twp. Passed away Saturday September 22, 2018. He was born January 9, 1960 in Lock Haven, PA the son of  Richard Wert & Phyllis Geraty Wert.  He was employed by Allegheny Technologies Inc. as an IT Manager.  He attended Impact Christian Church, Moon Twp.  He was a beloved coach for Special Olympics Beaver County.

He was preceded in death by his son Kyle Edward Wert.

He is survived by his wife Wendy Foust Wert, 4 children Casse (Jeremiah) Tate; Aubrey Wert (Jarrod Biesenkamp); Ryan (Molly) Wert; and Lydia Wert.

Keith adored his Grandchildren:   Andrew, Ainsley, Michael, Mira, Gabriella, and Heidi. He is also survived by a brother Samuel Wert and a sister Patti DeArment.

A Memorial Gathering will be held Thursday from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2345 Mill Street, Aliquippa, PA 15001.  A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday in the funeral home

He will be interred in his family plot in Cedar Hill Cemetery Mackeyville, PA in a private service.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beaver County PA Special Olympics

or Impact Christian Church in Moon, PA.

David Forrest II

David Forrest II

David Forrest II, 51, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away peacefully at The Grove at Harmony, in Harmony PA. He was born February 16, 1967 in New Brighton, PA a son of David B. Forrest and the late Nancy (Halfhill) Forrest.

He is survived by his father, David; his son, David Forrest III, of Elyleria, OH.; his sisters, Lori (Jim) August, of New Sewickley Twp., Tammy (Bob) Romaniak, of Daugherty Twp. He is also survived by his nieces, and Nephew, Nate (Natalie) August, Lindsay August, Roxana Martinez and his great niece and nephew, Madex and Areal.

Friends will be received on Monday September 24, 2018 from 4pm until time of funeral services at 6 pm. at the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Rochester, (502 Adams St.) Rev. Donald Dotterer will officiate. Private interment will take place at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.