Obituaries

Charles E. Helble Jr.

Charles E. Helble Jr.

  Mr. Charles E. Helble Jr., 91, of Baden died peacefully on May 18, 2018 surrounded by his family.  Born April 7, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio, he lived an active life fishing and hunting well into his later years. He served his country as an electrician mate during World War II in the U.S. Navy on USS Pocomoke from 1944 – 1945 which earned him the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and Pacific Theater Ribbon. After his discharge from the Navy,…

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Nancy Kay (Nichols) Willette-Minner

Nancy Kay (Nichols) Willette-Minner

Nancy Kay (Nichols) Willette-Minner, 65, of Moon Twp. Died on Wednesday May 16, 2018 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  She was born in Johnson City, NY on February 7, 1953 the daughter of Ruth (Eccleston) Nichols and the late Gordon Nichols. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Jack C. Minner.  Three children, Amanda Willette, McKees Rocks, PA; Mary Sargent (Chip), OH; Peter Willette, McKees Rocks, PA.  Three stepdaughters, Melissa Siegfried, Kutztown, PA;…

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Lyle E. “Red” Schriner

Lyle E. “Red” Schriner

Lyle E. “Red” Schriner, 82 of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Monday May 14, 2018 in his home. He was born on February 18, 1936 in Punxsutawney, PA the son of the late Leslie J. & Harriet Schriner. He worked for J&L Steel in Aliquippa, and the Boilermakers Union #154 in Pittsburgh, Beaver Valley Welding Supply in Center Township and Avis at the Pittsburgh International Airport. He was a US Navy Veteran and enjoyed tinkering, gardening and woodworking. He was…

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Ann R. Lenz

Ann R. Lenz

Ann R Lenz, 88, of Moon Township PA, died peacefully on May 12th 2018. Born in Pittsburgh, the daughter of John and Katherine Robb, she is pre-deceased by her husband Rev. Carl Lenz.  She is survived by her children Linda Rapp, Lisa Bianchi, and Lucie Lenz, her sons-in-law John Rapp and Chip Bianchi, her grandchildren Olivia (Rapp) and Sean Harrington, Philip Rapp, Christopher Bianchi and Jackson Bianchi, and her great granddaughter Lane Harrington.  As a special needs English language arts…

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Sandra “Sandy” Kennedy

Sandra “Sandy” Kennedy

Sandra A. “Sandy” Kennedy, 73 of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on Monday April 30, 2018 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  She was born on January 6, 1945 in Freedom, the daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth Dillon.  She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She loved to quilt and sew. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Freedom and Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Conway. In addition to her…

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Charlotte Peck

Charlotte Peck

Charlotte Peck(Nana), 80 of Coraopolis, passed away on Wednesday April 25, 2018 in Allegheny General Hospital. She was born in Coraopolis on October 6, 1937 the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Kroboth. She was a graduate of Ohio Valley Nursing School in 1958. She preceded to work at Ohio Valley Hospital as a registered nurse until her retirement in 1999. She loved cooking and baking, and enjoyed playing cards with her card club friends. Nana’s true love was her…

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Valerie Kay Prothero

Valerie Kay Prothero

Valerie Kay Prothero, 57, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away surrounded by family and loved ones on Sunday April 22, 2018 in Heritage Valley Beaver. She was born in Rochester on November 11, 1960 the daughter of Barbara Powell Horter, New Sewickley Twp. and the late Clarence “Joe” Powell. She was a 1979 graduate of Freedom High School and a graduate of CCBC. She was a LPN working 20 years with Blair Nursing Home and a Clinical Manager working with…

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Donna L. Zickefoose

Donna L. Zickefoose

Donna L. Zickefoose, 83, of Rochester, passed away on April 22, 2018, in Heritage Valley Beaver. She was born in Rochester on February 23, 1935, a daughter of the late Charles and Mazie (Smith) Rowe. Donna graduated from Rochester High School in 1953. She worked for many years at Rochester Hospital, Medical Center of Beaver Co. and with the Visiting Nurses Association. She was also involved with her church, the First Baptist Church, of Rochester. She is survived by her…

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Dennis Albert Falk Sr.

Dennis Albert Falk Sr.

  Dennis Albert Falk Sr., 83, of Hopewell Twp., passed quietly in his sleep on April 17, 2018. Born May 13, 1934, a son of the late Thelma Mosley and Alphonsie Falk, Denny was happily married to his wife Darletta for 63 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, playing video games and spending time with his family, friends and his wife Dotty. He retired from J&L Blooming Mill in the early 80s and went to work…

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Robert D. Short

Robert D. Short

Robert D. Short, 89, of Carmichaels, PA passed away after a brief illness on Monday April 16, 2018 in Washington Health System. He was born on December 15, 1928 in Aliquippa, the son of the late John & Della Short. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Erma M. Short in 2011, and a brother Jack Short. He is survived by his 5 daughters: Janice (Karl) Baily, Waynesburg, PA; Joan (Shirl) Ater, Mebane, NC; Robin (Brad)…

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