Obituaries

Jack E. Smith

Jack E. Smith

Jack E. Smith of Rochester, PA, formerly of Hopewell Twp., PA peacefully passed away Monday, April 15th, 2019 while surrounded by his family in Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley Beaver. Born, January 23, 1925 in New Brighton, PA.  Jack was the son of Hilda and James Smith.  He was a member of the Faith Community United Methodist Church, Rochester.   The Smith family moved to Beaver Falls in 1929.  Jack started playing the piano and banjo at the age of five.  …

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Terry L. Probst

Terry L. Probst

Terry L. Probst, 71, of Beaver Falls, formerly of Rochester, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019. Terry was born on September 3, 1947, the son of the late Henry and Elma (Hollenbaugh) Probst. In addition to his parents, Terry was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy, Robert, and Charles Probst, and one sister, Florence Brightwell. He is survived by two sons and a daughter, along with numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Services are being…

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Rosemary Hiltz

Rosemary Hiltz

  Rosemary (Ross/McComas) Hiltz, 82, of Rochester, passed away on April 10, 2019, after a long-fought battle with Alzheimer’s.  She was born in Hamlin WV., on November 3, 1936, a daughter of the late Ireland and Mamie (Jones) Ross. Rosemary graduated from Lincoln High School in Hamlin WV., and received an associate degree from CCBC in Business. She worked in various jobs in Beaver Co. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Roy McComas and her second husband,…

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Leonard E. Kutzko

Leonard E. Kutzko

Leonard E. Kutzko, 92, of Center Twp., passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Rochester Manor and Villa.  He was born in Houtzdale, PA on July 20, 1926 the son of the late Susan and Michael Kutzko. He was the original owner and operator at Leonard’s Auto Repair in Monaca. He was a US Army veteran serving during WWII.  He enjoyed camping, reading and traveling with his wife to many of the US National Parks.  He also enjoyed volunteering…

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William J. Glatz

William J. Glatz

William J. Glatz, 81, of Hopewell, formerly of Glenwillard, passed away on April 8, 2019 in his home.  He was born in Glenwillard on December 31, 1937, the son of the late Joseph W. and Sophie Glatz.  William worked for the A & S Railroad for over 30 years.  He had a love for the outdoors, spending his time hunting, fishing, and gardening.  He also was good with his hands and was a great mechanic and woodworker. William is survived…

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Frank Louis Reda

Frank Louis Reda

Frank Louis Reda, 94, of Rochester, passed away on April 7, 2019. He was born in Monaca, on April 1, 1925, a son of the late Antonio and Angelina (Zigarelli) Reda. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Evelyn (Palakovich) Reda; three sons, Frank Reda Jr., of Fla., Ronald Reda of Monaca and Randall (Christina) Reda, of Fla.; six grandchildren, Frank (Kelly) Reda III, Danny Reda (Kim), Christopher Reda, Michael Reda, Nicholas Reda, Gianna Reda and two…

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Pamela L. Seward

Pamela L. Seward

Pamela L. Seward, 63, of Center Twp., passed away on Saturday April 6, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver.  She was born on October 27, 1955 in Sewickley, the daughter of the late Lloyd & Lillian Grimes.  She worked for Christian Missionary Alliance Church Headquarters in Nyack, NY, Equibank in Aliquippa, and Lloyd’s The Running Store in Beaver.  She had a love for crafting and giving her creations to friends and family.  She enjoyed walking, traveling and…

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Wm. Dwight Brunton

Wm. Dwight Brunton

Wm. Dwight Brunton 88, formerly of Independence Twp., Beaver County, passed away peacefully early Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Dwight was born to William & Margaret Brunton, on July 15, 1930. He and his wife Darlene (Goblet), who survives him, were married for 67 years. He is also survived by his daughters Peggy Brunton of Mancos, CO, and Mary Ann (Dave) Hasek of Valencia, PA, along with one brother Cecil. He was a proud grandfather of his three grandchildren, Brad (Alex)…

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Joanna (Gambone) Diggins

Joanna (Gambone) Diggins

“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also and he praises her: Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”  Proverbs 31:28-29 Joanna (Gambone) Diggins, 72, of Moon Twp., returned to her Lord and Savior on March 31, 2019 after a valiant fight with cancer. Her devotion to her Savior and firm belief in His saving grace, supported her in her final struggle. She was an example of Christ’s love to everyone who knew her. Throughout…

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Lowell David Carter

Lowell David Carter

Lowell David Carter 59, of Hopewell Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday March 31, 2019 in his home.  He was born in Homestead, PA on November 25, 1959 the son of Willard Carter of Hopewell Twp., and the late Barbara Carter. He was a welder by trade working for numerous companies over his career. He was an US Airforce veteran. He enjoyed reading and being outside and was a lifelong member of the NRA. In addition to his mother, he…

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