Obituaries

Joan Bush

Joan Bush

Joan B. Bush, 79, of Coraopolis, passed away on Sunday July 23, 2017 in Rochester Manor. She was born in McKees Rocks on November 12, 1937 the daughter of the late John & Bertha Hearp. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John George Bush in 1996. She is survived by her two sons: Edward & Beth Ann Bush, Aliquippa; and David Bush, Grand Junction, CO; 2 granddaughters: Amberly Bush and fiancé David Webb…

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Janet L. Walker

Janet L. Walker

Janet Walker, 79, of Rochester, passed away on July 19, 2017. She was born in Venango Co, on December 1, 1937, a daughter of the late Roy and Helen (McSparren). She resided at the Passavant Memorial Homes for many years, and will missed by all. Visitation will be held at Huntsman Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., of Rochester, (502 Adams St.) on Monday from 11am until time of service at 12 PM.

Linda M. Peterson

Linda M. Peterson

Linda M. Peterson, 69 of Moon Twp., passed away on Tuesday July 18, 2017. She was born in McKeesport on July 8, 1948 the daughter of the late Wilbur and Flora Mockel.   She was a retired elementary art teacher from Moon School District. She was a member of Union Presbyterian Church in Robinson Twp. She is survived by her brother: Wayne (Cindy) Mockel; a brother-in-law: Lynn (Janet) Peterson, a mother-in-law Dorothy White; niece and nephew: Lindsey Rodriguez Mockel and Wade…

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Daniel F. Caton

Daniel F. Caton

Daniel F. Caton Sr., 83, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017.  He was born on March 21, 1934 the son of the late Annette & Lee Caton.  He was retired from J&L LTV Steel and served for more than 25 years with the US Army retiring as a Master Sargent working with the 99th ARCom and the 443rd Field Depo.   He spent many years acting as Santa Claus in numerous stores throughout Beaver County.  He was…

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Alice D. Miracle

Alice D. Miracle

Alice D. Miracle, 88, of Center Twp., formerly of Hopewell Twp., passed away peacefully on Saturday July 8, 2017 at Beaver Meadows, Brighton Twp..  She was born in Rochester, PA on October 3, 1928 the daughter of the late Edgar and Alice Davison.  She was a member of Prince of Peace Church in Hopewell Twp. She enjoyed spending time with family and liked bowling, playing bridge, and was in both the Blackhawk and West Hills Ladies Golf Leagues.  She was…

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Robert D. Zahner

Robert D. Zahner

Robert D. Zahner, 88, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Thursday July 6, 2017, in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born on March 3, 1929 the son of the late John and Hilda Zahner.  He was a retired heat and frost insulator working out of Pittsburgh Local #2. He was a Marine Corps Veteran serving during Korea. A lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Woodlawn where he served on may boards and was the…

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Sara M. (Grove) Haught

Sara M. (Grove) Haught

Sara M. (Grove) Haught, age 88, of Sewickley, PA died on July 4, 2017. Daughter of the late Ralph R. and Pearle (Thomas) Grove. Wife of John W. Haught; married 69 years. Dear mother of Elaine (David) Thomas and John D. (Charlene) Haught. Grandmother of Christopher (Nicole) Thomas and Meredith (David) Progar. Great-grandmother of Nora Progar and Damian Thomas. Sister of the late Alene Clark and stepbrother Carl R. Grove. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Sara graduated from Center…

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John R. Watson

John R. Watson

John R. Watson, 59, of Freedom, died on July 1, 2017 in his home. He was born in Aliquippa on May 30, 1958, the son of the late Robert & Ethel (Henderson) Watson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Kay (Snedden) Watson, and 2 brothers. He is survived by 3 sisters, 2 brothers and 4 stepdaughters. There will be no public visitation, the Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Rochester is…

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Shirley (Cipriano) Colarossi

Shirley (Cipriano) Colarossi

Shirley (Cipriano) Colarossi, 82, of Moon Twp. passed in her home on June 26, 2017​surrounded by all of her children and grandchildren. ​She was born in New Philadelphia, OH on December 27, 1934 the daughter of the late Louis and​ Mary (Fragasse) Cipriano. After High school she went to McConnell Airline School in Minneapolis, MN and worked as a flight attendant for Capitol Airlines (United) before meeting her husband, Leo.​ In addition to her parents she was preceded in death…

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Paul “Punna” Eiler

Paul “Punna” Eiler

Paul “Punna”  Eiler, 82, of Center Twp., passed away on Monday June 26, 2017 in Rochester Manor. He was born in Wilkinsburg, PA on April 10, 1935 the son of the late Lorina Eiler- Sabin. He was retired from J&L.  He loved hunting and fishing when he was younger. He is survived by his wife Beatrice Eiler; two sons: Robert & Cynthia Eiler, Center Twp.; and Edward Eiler (Barbara Ann Lavelle) VA.; 2 grandchildren: Sabrina Eiler and Jordan Mazza, and…

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