Obituaries

Lillian Trojan

Lillian Trojan

Lillian Trojan, 96, formerly of Cleveland passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024 in Rochester Manor and Villa.  She was born in Karlovy Vary Czech Republic on September 16, 1927.  Lillian, her husband Gregory, and their son Paul came to the United States in 1949. They learned the language and became American Citizens. Living in numerous parts of the country, they eventually settled in the Cleveland Area.   Where she lived independently until 2018, then moving in with her son.  She…

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Ronald W. Martin

Ronald W. Martin

Ronald W. Martin, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, peacefully passed away to be with our Lord and Savior on May 4, 2024.  Born on October 18, 1940 to Norman and Mary Martin, he led a life filled with love, service, and dedication. Ronald was preceded in death by his loving wife and Princess of 56 years, Georgia Martin, with whom he shared a lifetime of cherished memories and unwavering devotion.  Their relationship was a testament to the enduring power…

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Sandra S. Crissman

Sandra S. Crissman

Sandie Crissman (nee Peoples) passed away peacefully in Mayfield Heights, OH, on Thursday, May 2, with Ray, her husband of 54 years, by her side. Born in Sewickley, PA to Samuel and Helen Peoples, she grew up in Aliquippa with her three brothers, Samuel, Richard, and John. She graduated from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA, where she was introduced to Ray at a float decorating event in 1968. They have been together ever since. Sandie and Ray moved to…

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Jamie L. Britsch

Jamie L. Britsch

Jamie L. Britsch, 41, of Crescent, Pa passed away at home on April 29, 2024.  She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa on November 9, 1982, the daughter of William J. & Eileen M. (Offner) Britsch. Graduate of Penn State University. Jamie graduated with honors obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She worked as an Accountant in the Financial Properties field. Jamie had a deep love for her family and a Heart of Gold. She had an appreciation for the beauty…

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E. Lohra Allcorn

E. Lohra Allcorn

E. Lohra Allcorn, 86 Formerly of Cranberry Twp., died on Monday, April 29, 2024 at Villa St. Joseph in Baden, PA. She was born April, 24, 1938 in Freedom, PA the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Kuhl Allcorn. Lohra was a retired operation room manager at Heritage Valley Beaver.  Lohra was a member of the Unionville United Methodist Church where she had also served as organist and choir director.  Lohra was preceded in death by her brothers David…

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Dean Frederick

Dean Frederick

Dean Frederick, 82, of Powhatan, passed away on April 22, 2024. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Eleanor Frederick; and brother, Alex Frederick, Jr. Dean is survived by his wife, Juanita Frederick; daughters, Deana Kelly (David), Nicole Delgado (Jorge), and Dawn Monson; sons, Nate Frederick (Erin) and Zac Frederick (Shannon); along with 13 grandchildren. Interment will be at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park in Rochester, Pa on May 4, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. with a reception immediately…

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Fred Polesky Sr.

Fred Polesky Sr.

Fred Polesky Sr., 92, died peacefully at the Good Samaritan Hospice House in Wexford, PA on Sunday, April 21st, 2024. He was born on January 25, 1932, in the coal mining community of Bentleyville, PA, where he grew up on a small family farm with Polish immigrant parents and graduated from Bentworth High School. He continued his education at what was then Shippensburg State Teachers College, and later earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh. His…

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Patricia A. Moreira-Kalish

Patricia A. Moreira-Kalish

Our beloved and beautiful “Gold Star Mother” has passed peacefully into the arms of God at the age of 93.  Born in Wilkinsburg, PA to Fred and Anne Lewis.  At the age of 15, she moved to Brazil and became a model for an American clothing company.  She eventually met our father, a Franciscan Monk, who she later married.  They decided to return to the U.S. after having their first child.  They built a home in Ohioville having raised five…

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Mabel Loraine Podany

Mabel Loraine Podany

Mabel Loraine Podany, age 94, of Sewickley Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on April 17th, 2024. She was born on July 10th, 1929 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. Mabel was a senior accountant at Stone & Webster Engineering from 1973-1985. She was known for her impeccable skills and dedication to her career. 
She was a proud member of the Woodlawn Chapter #164 Oder of the Eastern Star and worshiped at New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Aliquippa, PA where she found solace and community….

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Frieda Pettibon Hollihan

Frieda Pettibon Hollihan

Frieda Pettibon Hollihan 93, of Center Twp., passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024 in Celebration Villa of Chippewa.  She was born in Rochester, PA on June 9, 1930 a daughter of the late Arthur & Hazel Pettibon. She was a graduate of Wilson College where she earned a Bachelors Degree in education.  She taught at numerous school districts, eventually retiring from Pennsburg High School where she was the Chairman of the Social Studies Department.  In her free time, she…

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