Obituaries

Pete Deluca

Pete Deluca

Pete Deluca, 91, of Hopewell Twp. died on May 19, 2017 in his home. He was born in Jacobs Creek, PA on October 21, 1925 the son of the late William & Sue (Banks) Deluca. He served his country in the US Army during WWII. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Dorothy (Gordon) Deluca. Three children: Martha Joyce Carpenter, SC; Beverly Weber, Moon Twp.; Pete William Deluca, Hopewell Twp. Siblings, Rose Deluca, Paul Deluca & Mary Dolan….

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Mary Margaret “Marge” Ditz

Mary Margaret “Marge” Ditz

Mary Margaret “Marge” Ditz, 84, of Moon Twp. died in her home on May 18, 2017. She was born in Sewickley on April 30, 1933 the daughter of the late, Edward L. Ditz, Sr. & Margaret Elizabeth (Weber) Ditz. Marge worked for many years in data processing for the AFL-CIO United Food & Commercial Workers Union. She was a member of St. Margaret Mary Parish where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She is survived by five nieces & nephews:…

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Richard L. Harkins

Richard L. Harkins

Born April 2, 1925 in Bridgewater, PA, Richard Leon Harkins passed away on May 15, 2017 in Providence Care Center. Son of the late Oakley and Bertha (Leighty) Harkins, Dick served in the Army Air Corps. as a B29 Bomber Squadron Assistant Engineer Gunner in WWII. He worked in the Blooming Mill at the Aliquippa works of J&L Steel and operated his own heating and air conditioning business and reconstructed vehicles. Dick and his wife Betty (Ray) were members of…

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Elizabeth Lee (Collins) Smith

Elizabeth Lee (Collins) Smith

Elizabeth Lee (Collins) Smith, loving wife and mother, 81, of Independence Twp. died on May 12, 2017. She was born in Aliquippa on February 21, 1936 the daughter of the late, George & Ada (Stanley) Collins. She is survived by her devoted husband, Chester H. Smith. Three loving daughters: Gail Beall (Gene), Butler; Linda Zipparo (Bill McClellan), Sewickley; Judy DeAngelis (Jim), Crescent Twp. A granddaughter Lindsay Zipparo (boyfriend, Hunter Barnhart) and a sister, Edith Viskochil. In addition to her parents,…

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Charles Joseph Seiber IV

Charles Joseph Seiber IV

Charles Joseph Seiber IV, 40, of Daugherty Twp., left this world to go to a better place on May 5, 2017, ending his fight to live a normal life free of depression and addiction.   He was born on May 21, 1976 in Huntington, WV. He was preceded in death by his grandfather and grandmother Lusher, and Grandfather and Grandmother Seiber. His mother Hilda Eaddy and stepfather Willie Eaddy of Rochester have a big hole in their hearts for all the…

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Patricia Baron

Patricia Baron

Patricia Baron, 87, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on May 3, 2017 in Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center.  She was born on December 3, 1929 in Ambridge the daughter of the late Carl and Eleanor Barnhart. Pat graduated from Ambridge High School and received her RN from Sewickley Valley Hospital School of Nursing. She was a former member of the Ladies Blackhawk Golf League, Homemakers PM and the Lady of Fatima Christian Mothers.  She enjoyed many years golfing, bowling, crafting,…

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Sally Ann Fair

Sally Ann Fair

Sally Ann (Bell) Fair, 89, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Monday May 1, 2017 in the Haven of the North Hills. She was born in Black Lick, PA on September 1, 1927 the daughter of the late Flora & Paul Bell. She was a former secretary at J&L Steel and also Chuck Galton Ford. She was a Past Worthy Matron for the Order of the Eastern Star Woodlawn Chapter and a member of the former First Baptist Church of…

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Clyde H. “Red” Nale

Clyde H. “Red” Nale

Clyde H. “Red” Nale, 85, of Tylersburg, Formerly of Hopewell Twp. died on April 28, 2017 in his home. He was born in Clarksburg, WV on September 5, 1931 the son of the late Clyde & Ruby (Hickman) Nale. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, retired from J & L/LTV Steel after 30 years of service, and was an owner/operator truck driver for many years finally retiring with JED Service. He is survived by…

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Sandy-Anne Marie Franzese

Sandy-Anne Marie Franzese

Sandy-Anne Marie Franzese passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 32 on April 23, 2017. She was born on November 9, 1984 in Patterson, NJ, the daughter of Margaret (Melhorn) Franzese and the late Edward Franzese. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her sister Kristy Otto and her husband Chris, her brother Thomas Franzese, and two nieces, Lillian and Brooke Otto. She is also survived by her “best friend”, her dog Stu. After a courageous…

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Michael “Zese” Bruzzese

Michael “Zese” Bruzzese

Michael “Zese” Bruzzese, 33, of Moon Twp. died on April 18, 2017. He was born on October 31, 1983 in Sewickley, the son of Terri (Manning) Bruzzese and the late Domenic Bruzzese. Michael served his country in the US Navy and was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan. In addition to his mother, Michael is survived by a daughter, Gianna Marie Bruzzese, brother, Steven Bruzzese, and his dog, Diesel. Friends will be received on Monday April 24, 2017 from 4PM until…

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