Obituaries

Judith Ann (Ingram) Schwartz

Judith Ann (Ingram) Schwartz

Judith Ann (Ingram) Schwartz, 72, of Crescent Twp. passed on Monday September 24, 2018 at The Residence at Willow Lane, McKees Rocks.  She was born in Altoona on July 23, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Richard & Louise (Flick) Ingram. Judy attended nursing school at West Penn Hospital in 1967. She then worked for many years as the nurse manager of labor & delivery/post-partum at West Penn Hospital. Judy later obtained her Bachelor of Education degree at…

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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,…

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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,…

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Kenneth C. Cavanaugh

Kenneth C. Cavanaugh

  Kenneth C. Cavanaugh, 82, of Hopewell Township, passed away September 17, 2018, in Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born on April 23, 1936, son of the late Kenneth A. and Elsie M. (Romesburg) Cavanaugh.  He celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary with his loving wife Esther (Workman) whom he married on August 2, 1958.  Including his wife, he will be missed by his three children and their spouses Craig & Mary Cavanaugh of New Wilmington, Eric & Dawn Cavanaugh of…

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Kay C. Snyder

Kay C. Snyder

Kay C. Snyder, 81, of Crescent Twp. died on Sunday September 16, 2018 in Heritage Valley Sewickley.  She was born in Youngwood, PA on March 11, 1937 the daughter of the late William & Kathryn (Holtzer) Carr. She graduated from Greensburg High School in 1955.  She retired as a manager from PNC Bank after over 20 years of service.  She was also a longtime member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Hopewell Twp. Kay is survived by her husband of…

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Nancy (Graham) Easter

Nancy (Graham) Easter

Nancy (Graham) Easter, 66, of Moon Twp. died on Wednesday September 5, 2018 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. She was born in Poplar Bluff, MO on May 24, 1952 the daughter of Mildred (Seaton) Graham and the late Albert Graham. After graduating from Carthage (IL) Community High School in 1970, Nancy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University. She then worked as a Registered Nurse for many years in the neo-natal intensive care…

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Goldie Caler

Goldie Caler

Goldie Caler, 90, of Independence Township, passed away Thursday, August 30,2018. She was born May 25, 1928 in Ambridge, a daughter of the late Sharp Davidson and Carrie (Neal) Davidson. She is a retired sales clerk from the Town and Country Cleaner, Aliquippa. She was a member of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, and the Hopewell Twp. VFW ladies Auxiliary. She also was a member of the grandmothers bowling league, Sheffield Lanes. She was preceded in death by her husband,…

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Edward Bires

Edward Bires

Edward Bires, 94, of Bridgeville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 21, 2018.  He was born in Rankin, PA on May 16, 1924 the son of the late Andrew Sr & Anna (Tinnick) Bires. Beloved husband and best friend for over 66 years of Geraldine (Pavlik) Bires.  Devoted father of:  Dr. Jill Bires, Atlanta, Janet Boslett (Bill), Chicago, Beth Bires-Henry (Stephen), Moon Twp.  Ed will be missed by his brother-in-law Ronald Pavlik (Jeanne), many nieces, nephews and granddogs. In addition…

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Elissa Louise Lamarca

Elissa Louise Lamarca

Elissa Louise Lamarca, 85, of Coraopolis died peacefully in her home on Monday August 20, 2018. She was born in Coraopolis on May 3, 1933 the daughter of the late Antonio & Madelena (Collangelo) Lamarca. Elissa’s passions were cooking, cats, music, her long secretarial career with the Dravo Corporation, and her friends from the Coraopolis High School class of 1952. She was a wonderful conversationalist and could chat about topics of all sorts. Elissa had an enviable memory and capacity…

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Michael E. Rovnak

Michael E. Rovnak

Michael E. Rovnak, 96, formerly of Hopewell, entered peacefully into eternal life on August 20, 2018 at the Tidewell Hospice in Sarasota, Fla. Michael was born on May 7, 1922, in West Aliquippa, son of the late Steve and Anna Dulay Rovnak. As a young man Michael joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in New Mexico during the Great Depression. During the Second World War, Michael volunteered with Bombing Squadron 341 of the United States Marine Corps, proudly serving as an…

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