Obituaries

Richard Lee Glass

Richard Lee Glass

  Richard Lee Glass, 66, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on October 20, 2019. He was born in Rochester, PA on December 24, 1952, a son of the late John R. and Marjorie (Whelan) Glass. He was a 1970 graduate of Freedom High School, where he was the Senior Class president. He was a newscaster and disc jockey for The WEDA radio station in Grove City. He was a scholar, attending and graduating from Slippery Rock University, where he…

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Karen Diane (Read) Kelley

Karen Diane (Read) Kelley

Karen Diane (Read) Kelley, 63, of Moon Twp., passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019. She was born on December 27, 1955, in Washington, Pa., a daughter of the late Phillip Sr. and Mae (White) Read. She was the beloved sister of the late Keith Read, Patricia Campbell Read, and Phillip Read. She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, George Kelley; her children, Robin (Marshall) Bruce, Melissa Scamman, Bobbie Jo (Kristofer) Boyle, and Corey Kelley; her grandchildren,…

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Thomas Barber Jr.

Thomas Barber Jr.

Thomas Barber, Jr., 62, of Rochester passed away in his home, surrounded by family and friends on October 14, 2019.  He was born on June 15, 1957 in Rochester, a son of the late Thomas and Gertrude (Stork) Barber, Sr. Thomas worked at Beaver Valley Alloy Foundry for 25 years, after which he worked at Zinc Corporation.  He was a member of the Rochester Turners and the Zelienople Sportsmen’s Club.  In his free time Thomas loved tinkering in his garage,…

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Helen L. Reader

Helen L. Reader

Helen L. (Dawson) Reader, 92, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on October 9, 2019. She was born in East Liverpool, Ohio, on January 7, 1927, a daughter of the late Edward E. Dawson, Sr., and Helen (Leddon) Dawson. She is a graduate of Rochester High School and also from Duff Business School, Pittsburgh. She was employed for many years with Armstrong Cork, in Beaver Falls and Baltimore, MD.  She was also very involved with the Rochester Hospital and the…

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George Morgan Caler

George Morgan Caler

George Morgan Caler, 91, of Greene Township, Pennsylvania, entered fully into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 7, 2019. George was a devoted husband to his wife, Nancy of 65 years; a beloved father to his children: George Jeffrey (Susan) Caler, Jerry Ray (Laura) Caler, Lona Jayne (David) Kapanka, and Lori Jill (Robert) Zimmerman; and a wonderful grandfather to 13 grandchildren and 21+ great-grandchildren. George is survived by sisters, Georgianna Robertson and Linda Caler, brothers, Michael…

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Edna M. Bishop

Edna M. Bishop

Edna M. Bishop, 98, of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019.  She was born in Rochester on July 30, 1921, a daughter of the late Sanford and Goldie (Allen) Swogger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Bishop (2002). She is survived by her children, Edna Mae Bishop, Eugene L. (Carmella) Bishop Jr., Mary Bishop, and Joseph S. (Val) Bishop; her grandchildren, Tina Brown, Sheri Bishop, Michael Bishop and Ben Bishop; and also nine great-grandchildren…

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Ruth A. Bender

Ruth A. Bender

Ruth A. Bender (Crawford), 72, of New Sewickley Township, passed away on September 23, 2019 in her home, after a long battle with ALS, which she fought bravely until the very end.  She was born on February 18, 1947, the daughter of the late John Curtis Crawford and Ruby (Weaver) Crawford-Holiday.  Ruth was a graduate of Rochester High School and worked as a secretary to the Board of Directors and CEO at Heritage Valley Health Systems, where she retired from….

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Denise Louise Trenor

Denise Louise Trenor

Denise Louise Trenor, wife of the late Frederick C. Trenor II, died on Monday September 23, 2019, after a long and valiant struggle with cancer.  She is survived by her mother, Nancy Waltz and sister, Kathleen Waltz, both of Coraopolis, as well as step sons, Frederick Trenor III, and John A. Trenor and his wife Anne-Marie and their four children. Denise was born January 11, 1953 at Divine Providence Hospital in Williamsport, PA, and lived her early years in Coraopolis,…

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Marjorie Mae McHenry

Marjorie Mae McHenry

Marjorie Mae McHenry, 77, formerly of Aliquippa, passed away on Saturday September, 21, 2019 in Concordia at Cabot. She was born on December 13, 1941 the daughter of the late Charles and Bessie McHenry. She was a graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors in Secondary Education and she received her Masters Degree in Logistics from the Air Force College.  She was a school teacher for 5 years in New Brighton, PA and Springfield, OH.  She retired…

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Martha Hanshe

Martha Hanshe

    Martha Hanshe, 86 of Daugherty Twp., passed away on September 19, 2019 in Providence Care Center.  She was the daughter of the late Rocco and Mary Pedaline.  Martha put her heart into her life long career and volunteer work in the mental health field.  She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.  She was always showing love, support and care to her family, whom have sadly missed her since Alzheimer’s has taken Martha away from them. In…

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