Obituaries

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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Robert “Dune” Bowser

Robert “Dune” Bowser

Robert J. “Dune” Bowser, 47 of Monaca passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. He was born in Youngstown, OH on December 5, 1970 the son of the late Marion and Robert Bowser. He loved history and fixing cars. He was a former member of the Monaca Volunteer Fire Department #5. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Monaca. In addition to his parents, he was preceded…

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Frank B. Becker

Frank B. Becker

Frank B. Becker, 70, of Moon Twp., died on April 13, 2018. He was born in Moran, MI on January 7, 1948 the son of the late Bernard & Violet (Plankey) Becker. Frank worked in the Shenango Steel Mill, then retired from the Neville Chemical Co. He went on to work at True Value Hardware in Coraopolis which he truly loved. He enjoyed softball, golf, the Penguins, & the Steelers. He is survived by his wife of 32 yrs., Sandra…

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James “Jimmy” Simmons

James “Jimmy” Simmons

James “Jimmy” George Simmons, 54, of Rochester Twp., passed away on Monday April 9, 2018 in his home. Born April 10, 1963 in Rochester, he was son of the late Paul & Deuk Soon “Carol” Simmons. He worked for Penn Dot and participated with the Rochester Twp. Fire Department. He loved to fish and enjoyed spending time with his friends on the hill. He is survived by his daughter who he loved and was very proud of, Paige Simmons and…

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James Carey Saunders

James Carey Saunders

James Carey Saunders, 85, of Moon Twp., died on April 5, 2018.  He was born in Pittsburgh on March 26, 1933, the son of the late David J. & C. Alice (Sullivan) Saunders. James served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He earned his B.S. in Mathematics from Duquesne University.  He retired from LTV Steel after 44 years, working in the Pittsburgh Works, Aliquippa, Cleveland Works, Youngstown & Warren plants. He is survived by his…

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Ronald J. Youngworth

Ronald J. Youngworth

Ronald J. Youngworth, 83, of Moon Twp., died on March 30, 2018. He was born in Coraopolis on November 19, 1934, the son of the late Joseph & Mary (Lanyi) Youngworth. Ronald served his country in the US Army prior to working for many years as a slitterman at CODO Manufacturing in Leetsdale. In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra (Scalercio) Youngworth.  And brothers, Joseph Youngworth Jr. & William Youngworth. He is survived…

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Marlene A. Boles

Marlene A. Boles

Marlene A. Boles, of Crescent Twp. Passed away on Tuesday March 27, 2018 after many months of a courageous battle, with rosaries in hand. Marlene left for a better place where she is now resting without pain. She leaves behind her best friend and husband of 58 years, Bruce Boles. She is survived by her amazing children, Carol Ann Myers (Theron) of Bellevue, Diana Jodikinos (Nick) of Independence Twp. and Thomas Boles (Jeanette) of West Norriton, PA. She leaves 6…

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Frances June Hyre

Frances June Hyre

Frances June Hyre, 91, of Crescent Twp. passed peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Brighton Rehab and Wellness. She was born in Parkersburg, WV on June 5, 1926 the daughter of the late John and Gladys Farr. She was a member of Brodhead Christian Missionary Alliance Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John Hyre in 1968; a son Jeff Hyre, and a brother George Farr. She loved flowers…

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Donald Joseph Soldo

Donald Joseph Soldo

Donald Joseph Soldo, 87, of Moon Twp., passed away on March 21, 2018. He was born in Bethel Park on September 27, 1930. He was the son of the late Charles & Martha Soldo. Donald served his country in the US Army during the Korean War where he earned a Purple Heart. He worked as the Assistant Golf Pro at St. Clair Country Club, then as the Head Golf Pro at Montour Heights Country Club, and lastly as a postal…

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