Obituaries

Robert L. Napoli

Robert L. Napoli

Robert L. Napoli, 91, of Center Twp., passed away on Wednesday November 22, 2017 in Abington Lansdale Hospital, Lansdale, PA. He was born in Monaca on April 17, 1926 the son of the late Peter and Grace (Fucci)  Napoli.  He was a retired research engineer for St. Joe Minerals. He was a US Navy veteran serving in the Merchant Marines during WWII.  He was a member of the Beaver Valley Wood Carvers and the Knights of Columbus.  He helped with…

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Marion L. Bowser

Marion L. Bowser

Marion Louise Bowser, 68, of Monaca passed away on Tuesday November 21, 2017 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  She was born on April 18, 1949 the daughter of the late Alexander and Susan Caruso.  She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca.  She loved playing cards, dice and bingo. She loved baking, especially making holiday pies and cookies for family and friends.  Her real love was for her family and her friends.  Her…

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Pauline Gill Klotz

Pauline Gill Klotz

Pauline Gill Klotz, 90, of Rochester Twp., passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, in Masonic Village Sewickley. She was born on February 16, 1927, in Kingsport, Tenn., the daughter of the late Silas and Mary Grace Ratliff. She worked for Westinghouse as an assembler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Gill and her second husband, Chester Klotz. She is survived by her two children, Karen Holsinger, Rochester Twp., and James…

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Betty L. Hyre

Betty L. Hyre

Betty L. Hyre, 91, of Falston, passed away on Sunday November 12, 2017 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. She was born on December 31, 1925 in Cumberland, MD the daughter of the late George and Ruth Davis. She loved traveling and camping with her husband. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Hyre in 2015, a brother and sister-in-law George and Mary Davis, and a Great-granddaughter Abigail Rose. She is survived…

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Jack L. Bruce

Jack L. Bruce

Jack L. Bruce, 81,  of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Saturday November 11, 2017 in his home.  He was born on November 17, 1935 the son of the late Kenneth (Marie) Bruce and Marie (Kermit) Evans. He was retired from J&L Steel, and was also a US Navy veteran.  He was a life member of the former Woodlawn  F&AM Lodge #672. He attended Ohio United Presbyterian Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings:…

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Irene (Vernak) Heuring

Irene (Vernak) Heuring

Irene (Vernak) Heuring, 87, of Center Twp., passed away on Friday November 10, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on February 25, 1930 in Ambridge, the daughter of the late Susan and Michael Vernak.  She was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and Center Civic Women’s Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ronald G. Heuring in 2015, and four siblings: John, Mickey, and Joseph…

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Michael George McMahon

Michael George McMahon

  It is with great sadness that the family of Michael George McMahon, 74, of Moon Twp, PA. announces his passing after a brief illness on Sunday November 5, 2017. He was born in McKees Rocks, PA on May 24, 1943. Michael will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 49 yrs. Mary McMahon and his children Kimberly Johnson (Brian), NC and Janine McMahon, Moon Twp. Michael will also be fondly remembered by his grandson, Declan Johnson and his three…

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Wolfgang Bitterolf

Wolfgang Bitterolf

  Wolfgang Bitterolf, 76, of Crescent, died on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at U.P.M.C. Shadyside. He was born in Vienna, Austria on June 15, 1941, the son of the late Karl and Hilda (Weiner) Bitterolf. Wolfgang spent most of his youth in Caracas, Venezuela. He travelled to Austria at 16 to continue his education before returning to Caracas for a career in marketing. It was here that Wolfgang met this cute Catholic girl from the U.S. Her name was Faith….

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John S. Kennedy

John S. Kennedy

John S. Kennedy, 87, of Moon Twp., died on Wednesday October 25, 2017 in Heritage Valley Sewickley. He was born on November 19, 1929 in Sewickley, the son of the late David & Mildred (McDonald) Kennedy. In addition to his parents John was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Ann (Pugliese) Kennedy. A son Michael Kennedy, a brother David Kennedy, and a sister Ruth Redek. He is survived by two children, Cheryl Yurkowski, Dormont, and Patrick Kennedy (Marci), Crescent….

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Karen (Goldbach) Jablonski

Karen (Goldbach) Jablonski

Karen (Goldbach) Jablonski, 64, of Crescent Twp., passed away on October 23, 2017, in her home. She was born on July 12, 1953, in Washington, PA, to Joseph & Rhea Jean (Sloan) Goldbach. Karen worked as a nurse at Heritage Valley Sewickley for over 40 years, retiring in 2015. In her last few years, Karen spent a lot of time enjoying her children and grandchildren and enjoyed traveling (a lot). She visited Mexico and Canada, both coasts of the US,…

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