Obituaries

Zachary Alexander Michael

Zachary Alexander Michael

Zachary Alexander Michael, 34, of Washington, formerly of Raccoon Twp., died unexpectedly of a heart condition, on October 18, 2018. He was born in Ellwood City, PA on May 23, 1984, a son of John H. and Marie (Homison) Michael. He is preceded in death by his Paternal grandfather, Harold Michael, maternal grandparents, William R. and Lillian Homison, Sr., and his daughter, Vlada Katherine Michael. He is survived by his parents John and Marie; his sisters, Mariah (Adam) Joyce, Maranda…

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Leonard L. Miller

Leonard L. Miller

Leonard L. Miller, 83, of Beaver, passed away on Monday October 15, 2018 in Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born in Monaca on March 10,1935 the son of the late Emmett and Nancy Miller.  He was retired from B&W Steel Mill, and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.  He was a member of the Beaver Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Patricia in 2010; and a brothers…

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David W. “Stitch” Stiteler

David W. “Stitch” Stiteler

David W. “Stitch” Stiteler, 58, of Aliquippa, passed away on Thursday October 11, 2018 in his home.  He was born on December 2, 1959 the son of the late David C. and Anna Marie Stiteler.  A 1977 graduate of Aliquippa High School. He was a retired machine operator. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the Steelers and Pirates.  The joy of his life was his grandchildren and his two dogs, Mandy and Charlie. He is survived by…

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LaVerne W. Heisler

LaVerne W. Heisler

LaVerne W. Heisler, 81, of Moon Twp. died on Wednesday October 10, 2018 in Concordia at Villa St. Joseph, Baden.         She was born in Pittsburgh on February 1, 1937 the daughter to the late Ralph & Ruth (Degenhardt) Wright. She is survived by her husband of 60 yrs. Best friend, loving husband, and travel companion Robert J. Heisler Sr. two sons, Robert J. Heisler Jr. (Lisa), Moon Twp. & Bruce J. Heisler (Kimberly), Moon Twp.. She was a devoted “Grandee”…

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Donald L. Brainerd

Donald L. Brainerd

Donald L. Brainerd, 87, of Sewickley passed peacefully on Wednesday October 10, 2018, In UPMC Shadyside. He was born in Baltimore, MD on July 29, 1931 the son of the late Eldred & Evelyn (Webb) Brainerd.   Donald is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Toni Brainerd. Three children: Steven Brainerd (Marian), OH; Douglas Brainerd (Faith), OH & Kimberly Mirolli (Timothy), OH. Two sisters, Barbara Williams & Dorothy Ritsko, a brother, James Brainerd. Five grandchildren & 4 great…

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Stephen Andrew Ankrom

Stephen Andrew Ankrom

  Stephen Andrew Ankrom, 30, of Raccoon Township, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 5, 2018, at Heritage Valley, Beaver. Born May 30, 1988, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a son of Terrence Ankrom and Deborah English. A 2006 graduate of Hopewell High School, he was currently working as a Business Manager at Globe Airport Parking in Moon Township. Surviving is his loving wife, Kendall Ankrom; his four children, Aiden, Eliana, Madison, and Kenley Ankrom; his father, Terrence (Karen) Ankrom; his…

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Andrew J. Span

Andrew J. Span

Andrew J. Span, 92, of Moon Twp. died on Friday, September 28, 2018 in Concordia of Franklin Park.  He was born in Ambridge on August 12, 1926 the son of the late Andrew & Mary (Pinkovsky) Span. Andrew served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. While he claimed he “never did anything”, he was selected among the Army’s finest to train with the Army Signal Corps.  After the war, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh…

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Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop, 83, of Potter Twp. passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on September 27, 2018. She was born on November 13, 1934, in Cumberland, MD., a daughter of the late Iva (Dickens) Davis and John Davis. She was a 1952 graduate of Rochester High School, a 1955 graduate of the Providence School of Nursing, a 1972 graduate of Slippery Rock University, where she received her B.S. Degree in Nursing Education, and also a 1990 graduate…

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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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