Obituaries

Clara L. Anderson

Clara L. Anderson

Clara L. Anderson, 94, of Hopewell Twp., died on Thursday August 11, 2022 in Allegheny General Hospital.  She was born in Buckhannon, WV on February 8, 1928, the daughter of the late Everett R. & Lois (Hiner) Hinzman. Clara worked as a sales clerk for many years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Aliquippa, where she served as an officer in the UM Women, and the Christian Women’s Club.  She was a member of the…

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Timothy E. Lyons II

Timothy E. Lyons II

Timothy Edward Lyons II, 41, of New Brighton, PA passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday August 3rd, 2022. Born July 13, 1981, of Beaver, PA. He is survived by his father Timothy Edward Lyons and mother, H. Joyce (Thompson) Lyons, both formerly of Beaver County. Tim was a Riverside graduate from the class of 2000 and was a chemical engineer for Allegheny Petroleum for the past 11 years. He enjoyed spending time with his brother’s family and his best…

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Floyd Scott Wooddell

Floyd Scott Wooddell

Floyd Scott Wooddell, 74 of Leesburg, VA passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. He was born in Rochester, PA on July 29,1948 the son of Eugene Wooddell and the late Opal Wooddell. He was retired after 43 years from Kmart Corporation working as a retail manager. He adored his family and was everyone’s friend.  He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler and Penguins fan. He is survived by his beloved wife,  Kathleen; his son, Curtis and Tara Wooddell;  granddaughters: Samantha, Sydney, Jordan and…

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Barbara (Dempsey) Alderman

Barbara (Dempsey) Alderman

Barbara (Dempsey) Alderman, 81, of Moon Twp., died on Sunday July 31, 2022 in Allegheny General Hospital.  She was born in Sewickley on October 31, 1940 the daughter of the late Omar Dempsey and Emma (Poletti) Dempsey.  Barbara had a 60+ year career in the dog business, starting as a dog owner, then breeder, then professional dog handler. Finally, an AKC all breed judge for the past 25-30 years.  In 2015 Barbara was awarded, dog show judge of the year….

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Ivan P. Babich

Ivan P. Babich

Ivan P. Babich, 87 of Center Twp., passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 in Allegheny General Hospital. He was born on January 3, 1935 in Aliquippa, PA the son of the late Ivan and Theresa Babich.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Betty, a brother Nick, and a brother Ernie, and a sister-in-law Anne Babich.He is survived by his wife Margaret (Jean) Babich; 3 children: Bob Durr, Aliquippa; Kathy & Ray Malena, Amarillo,…

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Donna J. McClure Brosky

Donna J. McClure Brosky

Donna J. McClure Brosky, 81, of Aliquippa, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 in Moon Township Wellness and Rehab.  She was born in Aliquippa, PA on March 22, 1941 the daughter of the late Blair and  Betty MacKenzie.  She worked as a bartender locally for many years, mainly working at The Fez and J.W. Halls.  She loved spending time at the casino. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three husbands; Robert McClure, Jim Albright,…

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Keith Edward McClester

Keith Edward McClester

Keith Edward McClester, 74 of Calcutta, OH passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 in his home. He was born in Rochester, PA on November 29, 1947 the son of the late Leonard Keith & Grace (Miller) McClester. He was retired from Col-Fin Specialty Steel where he was an Annealing Furnace Operator. Keith was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Aliquippa where he participated in the choir, a former Youth Co-Director, and was a Trustee….

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Evelyn “Babe” McElhose

Evelyn “Babe” McElhose

Evelyn “Babe” McElhose, 96 of Hopewell Township peacefully passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022.  She was born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania on November 3, 1925, the daughter of the late Verne E Maratta and Katherine (Fath) Maratta.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles K McElhose; and her siblings: Lola McDowell, Lee Maratta, Zona Roscoe, Elva Hainley, and Warren Maratta.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Janice and Dennis Bires, three grandchildren Melissa…

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Barbara Van Ormer Follett

Barbara Van Ormer Follett

Barbara Van Ormer Follett, 92, of Hopewell Twp. passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 in Apple Blossom Senior Living.  She was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania on August 7, 1929 the daughter of the late Lawson and Naomi Van Ormer.   A graduate of West Chester State College, also pursuing additional studies at Geneva College and Penn State University.  She was retired form Aliquippa School District, where she taught first grade and music for 21 years.  She was an active…

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Freda Kresach

Freda Kresach

Freda “Fritie” Kresach, 94, formerly of Rochester passed away on July 6, 2022. She was born on October 2, 1927, a daughter of the late Lowry and Freda (Allwes) Boring. She was one of twelve children.She was retired Clerk with the Hallmark store in Baden, was the past president of Providence Hospital Auxiliary, and a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Rochester.She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kresach.She is survived by her children, Robert (Mary) Kresach of…

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