Obituaries

Edward “Red” Joe Douglass III

Edward “Red” Joe Douglass III

  Edward “Red” Joe Douglass III, of Hookstown, passed away the afternoon of January 10, 2020 after a long illness.  He walked through the gates of heaven greeted by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and his beloved Ginny. Born in Chicago, IL on May 2, 1945 the son of the late Edward Joe Douglass Jr. & Mary Jane (Smoot) Douglass.  He grew up in Alexandria, VA and graduated from Francis C. Hammond High School in 1963. Red was a…

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Beverly (Souffrant) Ryms Bedillion

Beverly (Souffrant) Ryms Bedillion

Beverly (Souffrant)Ryms Bedillion, age 69, of Freedom died unexpectedly Thursday morning January 9, 2020 in Williamsburg VA. Born July 24, 1950 in New Kensington PA, she was the daughter of the late Wayne Souffrant Sr. and Mary (Aleskowitz) Souffrant. She was retired and living in Williamsburg VA. She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Tina (Ryms) and Jason Bissette of Williamsburg VA, a son, Robert Ryms Jr. of Alison Park PA; 5 grandchildren; her sisters and brother in…

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James A. Wilson

James A. Wilson

James A. Wilson, 75, of Raccoon Twp., Died on Wednesday January 8, 2020.  He was born in Rochester on July 31 1944, the son of the late James Robert & Dorothy Jean (Smith) Wilson. James retired from PennDOT after 35 years of service, where his coworkers affectionately called him “Wilbur”.  He enjoyed tractor pulling and spending time with his grand kids. He is survived by Valerie Wilson and three children: James Robert Wilson (Betsy), Hookstown; Jena McKenzie (Kenny), New Brighton;…

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Lynn Ann Roberts

Lynn Ann Roberts

Lynn Ann Roberts, 51 of Hopewell Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday January 8, 2020.  She was born in Pittsburgh on July 15, 1968 the daughter of Judith Morgan and the late William T. Morgan.  She worked as a supervisor at Southwest Airlines, and previously worked at Costco and Gateway Rehab.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Aliquippa where she was a former Sunday School Teacher and volunteered with Vacation Bible School.   When her children…

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Dorothy Bandola Evans

Dorothy Bandola Evans

Dorothy Bandola Evans, 88, went to be with the Lord on January 6, 2020. Dorothy was born on June 16, 1931, to Slovak Immigrants, Michael and Anna Bandola, who arrived on Ellis Island in 1911and 1913.  Dorothy attended Saint Stephen’s Catholic School in Hazelwood and Taylor Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill. Dorothy was employed by US Steel in Pittsburgh for 13 years where she proudly worked on the first Univac 1 computer. She met her husband Richard at a…

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Mark S. Stewart

Mark S. Stewart

  Mark S. Stewart, 62 of Economy Borough, passed away on Friday January 3, 2020 in Heritage Valley Sewickley.  He was born in Sewickley on August 13, 1957 the son of Thomas Stewart and the late Karen Stewart.  He was a retired truck driver from NF&M.  He was an active member of Economy Borough Fire Department, former treasurer of the Fire Police of Beaver County, Beaver County React and a former member of Monaca Fire Department.  He loved fishing with…

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Richard A. Barth

Richard A. Barth

Richard A. Barth, 66, of Moon Twp., died on December 31, 2019 in Heritage Valley Beaver. He was born in Pittsburgh on November 24,1953 the son of the late George & Sally (Miller) Barth. He worked for many years for Aircraft Service International Inc. and Walmart. Richard was a wonderful provider and loved his family more than anything. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing and loved the Steelers and Penguins. He is survived by his wife…

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Mary E. (Damron) Durrett

Mary E. (Damron) Durrett

Our hearts are saddened, Mary E. (Damron) Durrett, 82, of Beaver Falls, PA (formerly of Reisterstown, MD), passed away on December 30, 2019 from complications of the RSV. She was born in Logan County, WV the loving daughter of the late Fred & Carrie Damron. Mary was a very caring mother, aunt, sister, cousin and friend. She always greeted everyone with a warm and welcoming smile.  She loved life and was an example to all. She never spoke an unkind…

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James W. Beverlin

James W. Beverlin

James William Beverlin “Willie” 78, of Aliquippa, died on Thursday December 26, 2019 in Heritage Valley Sewickley after a long illness with COPD, Emphysema and Diabetes. Born April 10, 1940 in Folsom, WV.  He graduated Smithfield High School and then joined the Navy as a BM3.  He retired as a millwright from Homestead Industries, Coraopolis. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and a sister. He is survived by his wife Connie Parson Beverlin; son James Ralph…

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J. Lee Speice

J. Lee Speice

J. Lee Speice of Hopewell Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday December 25, 2019 in Oregon, while visiting family for the holidays. He was born in Aliquippa on November 9, 1931, the son of the late Joseph and Phylis Speice. He was retired from J&L Steel and was a member of Ohio United Presbyterian Church in Hopewell. Lee was a wonderful caregiver to his wife and many others. He was a fan of all the Pittsburgh sports teams and an…

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