Obituaries

Geraldine “Gerry” Aiello

Geraldine “Gerry” Aiello

Geraldine “Gerry” Aiello, 71, of Moon Twp., Died on January 15, 2019 in UPMC Shadyside.  She was born in McKees Rocks on June 22, 1947 the daughter of the late August & Helen (Crnkovic) Safranek. She was a graduate of Mckees Rocks High School, worked for many years as a bank teller and was a member of St. Margaret Mary Parish, Moon Twp. She is survived by her husband Joe Aiello.  A son Joey Aiello Jr. and his wife Rhonda,…

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Richard Steve Lapishka

Richard Steve Lapishka

    Richard Steve Lapishka, 77, died peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous bout with esophageal cancer. He was born on June 23, 1941, in Aliquippa, PA, the son of the late Steve and Ann (Rudich) Lapishka. The family moved to Rochester, PA, when he was five. He attended and graduated from Rochester High School in 1959. He worked at Valvoline Oil Company in Freedom, while attending Geneva College. He graduated Geneva…

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Michael J. Beers

Michael J. Beers

Michael J. Beers, 62, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Friday, January 11, 2018 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  He was born on March 23, 1956 the son of the late Milton and Betty Lou Beers.  He worked at J&L Steel.  He had a great sense of humor and was always the life of the party. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Milton, Mark, and Mitchell Beers. He is survived by a son: Nathan…

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Gloria E. Gray

Gloria E. Gray

  Gloria E. Gray, formerly of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 in West Grove, PA. She was born on November 6, 1925 the daughter of the late George and Kathryn Adams.  She was a life long member of the First United Methodist Church of Aliquippa where, as a young lady, she enjoyed singing in the Choir, always participating in or leading Sunday School classes, and throughout her adult life being active in the United Methodist Women. In…

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John Bradley Bowden

John Bradley Bowden

John Bradley Bowden of Hopewell Township passed from this life to the next on Wednesday December 19, 2018 in his home. He was born January 31st, 1960 in Sewickley, Pa, the son of the late George and Alice Bowden. He was a 1978 graduate of Hopewell Area High School and the Pennsylvania State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1982. He also attended Geneva College where he studied Computer Science. He was employed at the…

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Nancy L. Reed

Nancy L. Reed

Nancy L. Reed, 91, of Pulaski Twp., passed away on Friday December 7, 2018 in Heritage Valley Beaver.  She was born on August 2, 1927 in Freedom, PA the daughter of the late Samuel and Antionette Frezzo.  Her mother passed away when Nancy was a baby and was subsequently raised by Jenny Massa. She enjoyed bowling and spending time with her friends at Life Beaver County.  She faithfully attended St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish. In addition to her parents, she…

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Dominic J. Yacovoni

Dominic J. Yacovoni

Dominic J. Yacovoni, 89, of Rochester, Twp., passed away on December 7, 2018. He was born in Rocacasle, Italy, on April 23, 1929, a son of the late Angelo and Mary (Debacco) Yacovoni. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Mary Jane (Pinciotti) Yacovoni, and his sisters, Elizabeth Renzo and Ida Grilli. He is survived by many nieces and nephews and his special nephew, Michael Grilli. He was a Veteran, serving our country during the Korean…

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Robert W. Lewis Sr.

Robert W. Lewis Sr.

Robert W. Lewis Sr., 83, of Hopewell Twp, passed away on November 27, 2018, in Good Samaritan Hospice House, Wexford.  He was born on January 6, 1935 the son of the late William & Thelma (Waltenbaugh) Lewis. Robert graduated from Aliquippa Highschool in 1952.  He went on to graduate from the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, and was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He then Retired from J&L Steel as an Armature Winder and finally worked at Pro Flight…

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Donald L. Kendrew

Donald L. Kendrew

Donald L. Kendrew, 82, of Raccoon Twp., passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, in his home.  He was born on May 5, 1936, the son of the late Donald E. and Jane Kendrew.  He was a truck driver and owner of Kendrew’s Lounge. He also enjoyed farming. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two sisters, Margaret Fucci and Ella Jane Simmons, and his grandson, Jimmy Ondrako. He is survived by his wife of…

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Mary B. Batchelor

Mary B. Batchelor

  Mary B. Batchelor, 95, of Hopewell Twp., formerly of Baden, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in her home. She was born in Economy Borough on February 25, 1923, the daughter of the late, Donald and Mary Boal. She was a graduate of Geneva College with her Bachelor’s Degree in 1968 and then graduated Duquesne University with her Master’s Degree in 1972.  She retired after 22 years of teaching from Ambridge Area School District in 1989.  She loved…

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