Obituaries

Shirley (Cipriano) Colarossi

Shirley (Cipriano) Colarossi

Shirley (Cipriano) Colarossi, 82, of Moon Twp. passed in her home on June 26, 2017​surrounded by all of her children and grandchildren. ​She was born in New Philadelphia, OH on December 27, 1934 the daughter of the late Louis and​ Mary (Fragasse) Cipriano. After High school she went to McConnell Airline School in Minneapolis, MN and worked as a flight attendant for Capitol Airlines (United) before meeting her husband, Leo.​ In addition to her parents she was preceded in death…

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Jerry M. “Pops” Clifton

Jerry M. “Pops” Clifton

Jerry M. “Pops” Clifton, 65, Born in Paintsville, KY on August 22, 1951 and called home to our Lord on June 20, 2017 from his home in Shippingport, PA. He had a love for God, country, family and friends.  Preceded in death by his loving parents, James & Edna Clifton, Brother, James and sister-in-law, Treva Clifton. Survived by a sister, Sandra Clifton (Miller) of Tampa, FL area. A daughter, Sherree D. Clifton & Randy Wilson Sr. Grandchildren, Samantha (Lester), Randy…

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Edward G. Kalish

Edward G. Kalish

Edward G. Kalish, 87, of Beaver, passed away unexpectedly on Monday June 19, 2017 in Allegheny General Hospital. He was born in Smithton, PA the son of the late John and Josephine Kalish. Ed served for the US Navy and the Marines during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of both Temple and Duquesne Universities. He was retired as a pharmacist from the Eli Lily Drug Company and he also worked as a pharmacist for Public Drug in Brighton…

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Sandra Lynn Anskate

Sandra Lynn Anskate

  Sandra Lynn Anskate, 43, formerly of Hopewell Twp.,  passed away on Monday June 5, 2017 in her home.  She was born on March 11, 1974 the daughter of the Mary Anne Clifford and the late William Clifford.  She loved working outside planting flowers and doing landscaping. She is survived by her two daughters: Jocelyn Marie Rettiger and Alexandria Lynn Anskate; her mother: Mary Anne Clifford, Hopewell Twp., a brother: John Clifford Sr., Midland; a boyfriend Steve Branham of Chippewa,…

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Lawrence D. Michalik

Lawrence D. Michalik

Lawrence D. Michalik, 72, of Robinson Twp. and Punta Gorda, FL, Passed away on June 1, 2017. He was born in Butler on October 1, 1944 the son of the late Lawrence & Mary Michalik. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Susan (Henzler) Michalik. Son Jake Michalik (Georgia Green), Pittsburgh. Daughter, Larra Daniels (Jim), Moon Twp. Two cherished grandchildren, Aidan & Delaney Daniels. His passion in life was fishing and his dogs. Friends are invited to…

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Pete Deluca

Pete Deluca

Pete Deluca, 91, of Hopewell Twp. died on May 19, 2017 in his home. He was born in Jacobs Creek, PA on October 21, 1925 the son of the late William & Sue (Banks) Deluca. He served his country in the US Army during WWII. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Dorothy (Gordon) Deluca. Three children: Martha Joyce Carpenter, SC; Beverly Weber, Moon Twp.; Pete William Deluca, Hopewell Twp. Siblings, Rose Deluca, Paul Deluca & Mary Dolan….

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Mary Margaret “Marge” Ditz

Mary Margaret “Marge” Ditz

Mary Margaret “Marge” Ditz, 84, of Moon Twp. died in her home on May 18, 2017. She was born in Sewickley on April 30, 1933 the daughter of the late, Edward L. Ditz, Sr. & Margaret Elizabeth (Weber) Ditz. Marge worked for many years in data processing for the AFL-CIO United Food & Commercial Workers Union. She was a member of St. Margaret Mary Parish where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She is survived by five nieces & nephews:…

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Richard L. Harkins

Richard L. Harkins

Born April 2, 1925 in Bridgewater, PA, Richard Leon Harkins passed away on May 15, 2017 in Providence Care Center. Son of the late Oakley and Bertha (Leighty) Harkins, Dick served in the Army Air Corps. as a B29 Bomber Squadron Assistant Engineer Gunner in WWII. He worked in the Blooming Mill at the Aliquippa works of J&L Steel and operated his own heating and air conditioning business and reconstructed vehicles. Dick and his wife Betty (Ray) were members of…

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Elizabeth Lee (Collins) Smith

Elizabeth Lee (Collins) Smith

Elizabeth Lee (Collins) Smith, loving wife and mother, 81, of Independence Twp. died on May 12, 2017. She was born in Aliquippa on February 21, 1936 the daughter of the late, George & Ada (Stanley) Collins. She is survived by her devoted husband, Chester H. Smith. Three loving daughters: Gail Beall (Gene), Butler; Linda Zipparo (Bill McClellan), Sewickley; Judy DeAngelis (Jim), Crescent Twp. A granddaughter Lindsay Zipparo (boyfriend, Hunter Barnhart) and a sister, Edith Viskochil. In addition to her parents,…

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Charles Joseph Seiber IV

Charles Joseph Seiber IV

Charles Joseph Seiber IV, 40, of Daugherty Twp., left this world to go to a better place on May 5, 2017, ending his fight to live a normal life free of depression and addiction.   He was born on May 21, 1976 in Huntington, WV. He was preceded in death by his grandfather and grandmother Lusher, and Grandfather and Grandmother Seiber. His mother Hilda Eaddy and stepfather Willie Eaddy of Rochester have a big hole in their hearts for all the…

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