Obituaries

William G. Miracle Jr.

William G. Miracle Jr.

William G. Miracle Jr., 94, of Aliquippa, died on March 12, 2019 at Beaver Meadows, Beaver.  He was born in Connellsville, PA on July 20, 1924, the son of the late William G. Sr. & Ella Mae Coughenour Miracle. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and the Korean War, where he earned a Purple Heart.  He was the owner of Miracle Hardware in Aliquippa for over 20 years, was a Shriner and also a member…

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Mavis Regina Auld

Mavis Regina Auld

Mavis Regina Auld, 97, formerly of New Brighton, passed away on February 25, 2019, in Concordia Nursing Center. She was born in Pittsburgh, on June 22, 1921, a daughter of the late Gilbert and Ida Weiss. She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Frank Auld. Mavis is survived by her two sons, Gary (Linda) Auld, of Fort Collins, CO., Denny (Leslie) Auld, of Harmony, PA; six grandchildren, Anne (Jason) Jackson, Carrie Auld, Torey (Chad) O’Donnell, Patrick,…

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William Richard Miller

William Richard Miller

William Richard Miller, 75, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Sunday February 24, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. He was born on April 4, 1943 the son of the late Curtis and Garvestine Miller.  He worked as a truck driver working for 42 years.  He was a member of the Ambridge Masonic Lodge #701, the Syria Shrine Caravan #18. After his retirement, he ran “Bill Miller Pilot Car Service.” He was a member of House of…

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Paul T. Birris

Paul T. Birris

Paul Thomas Birris, 88, of Aliquippa passed away on Saturday February 23, 2019 in his home.  He was born on December 15, 1930 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Dr. Thomas P. and Carolyn (Fisher) Birris and a loving stepmother Nikki (Avalon) Birris.  He was a member of the Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church, participating with the Senior Citizens Group.  He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.  He was employed as Plant Manager of…

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Dolores Lorraine Plakosh

Dolores Lorraine Plakosh

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church for DoloresLorraine Plakosh, 88, who passed away in her sleep after a brief illness, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.   Dolores was born May 22, 1930, the daughter of a butcher and homemaker, Alfred and Alice (Mott) Durso, in Uniontown, Pa. Dolores’s grandparents (Pasquale D’Urso (1880-1932) from Nusco, Italy and Maria Giuseppa Prezioso (1885-1954) from Bagnoli Irpino, Italy on…

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Geraldine “Gerry” (Grannis) Gonet

Geraldine “Gerry” (Grannis) Gonet

Geraldine “Gerry” (Grannis) Gonet, 90, of Moon Twp.  Passed away on Sunday February 17, 2019.  She was born in Philipsburg, PA on June 13, 1928 the daughter of the late William & Mary (Gavlock) Grannis. She was an employee of Montour Railroad and the Shenango Corporation, but her most treasured role was that of Mom and Grandma.  She was also a member of St. Margaret Mary Parish, Moon Twp. Gerry was a devoted wife to her husband of over 63…

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Mary A. Leslie

Mary A. Leslie

  Mary A. Leslie, of Bridgewater, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Providence Care Center. She was born on September 3, 1922 the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Diehl) Hazenstab.  She was an operator and supervisor for Bell Telephone as well as Westinghouse in Beaver until her retirement in 1985.  She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Parish in Beaver. She enjoyed volunteering for St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Holy Family) in New…

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Margaret Rita Concelman

Margaret Rita Concelman

Margaret Rita Concelman, 97, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on Wednesday February 13, 2019, in Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehab.  She was born in Freedom, PA on March 24, 1921 and was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Hazenstab. Margaret was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was generous, caring, selfless and a true friend.  She took pride in her Catholic faith and was a lifelong member of St. Felix Roman Catholic Parish and a Christian Mother. She worked for Freedom Casket…

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Barbara (Eckel) Guida

Barbara (Eckel) Guida

It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara (Eckel) Guida, 77, of Moon Twp. passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 12, 2019.  She was born in St. Paul, MN on May 14, 1941 the daughter of the late Joseph & Ann (Filler) Eckel. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard L. Guida in 2014. Barbara, known to family as ‘big red’, had a contagious laugh and lived life with a smile that would light up…

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Marlene (Dietz) D’Amico

Marlene (Dietz) D’Amico

Marlene (Dietz) D’Amico, 70, of Imperial, lost her battle with cancer and passed away peacefully on Monday February 11, 2019 with her family surrounding her.  She was the beloved wife of 50 beautiful years to Ronald R. D’Amico.  She is also survived and will be dearly missed by loving daughter Deanna (D’Amico) Leach and loving granddaughter Marley Leach of Moon Township. Marlene was preceded in death by her mother Alberta (Elm) Dietz and a brother Harold Dietz.  She is also…

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