Obituaries

Carole M. Olson

Carole M. Olson

Carole M. Olson, 82, of Independence Twp., passed away on Friday, December 16, 2022 in Brighton Rehab and Wellness.  She was born March 29, 1940 the daughter of the late Raymond and Theda (Sweizer) Carpenter.  She worked as a loan investigator for Mellon Bank for many years.  In addition to her family, she loved dogs. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard H. Olson, and a sister Sherry Smith.  She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Jerry…

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Nickolas G. Matijak

Nickolas G. Matijak

Nickolas G. Matijak, 62 of New Brighton, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2022 in UPMC Jameson Hospital.  He was born on August 4, 1960 the son of the late Andrew and Virginia Matijak.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and also watching movies. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Andrea Lee in November of 2021. He is survived by his two daughters: Alyssa Sciaretta and Nichole Matijak; 3 grandchildren:…

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Darrell “Jerry” Papinchak

Darrell “Jerry” Papinchak

Darrell “Jerry” Papinchak, 64, of Moon Township a resident for 37 years, Passed away peacefully on Saturday December 10, 2022 in UPMC Shadyside surrounded by his family. He was born in Pittsburgh on June 19, 1958 the son of the late William & Helen (Merculov) Papinchak. Graduate of Langley High School 1976. He graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and a Master’s Degree from Robert Morris University.  Jerry worked as a Real Estate Appraiser…

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Audrey Poppenger-Thorn

Audrey Poppenger-Thorn

Audrey Poppenger-Thorn (née Waltonbaugh), 87, of Aliquippa, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2022 in Cambridge Falls Senior Living.  She was born in Sewickley, PA on July 26, 1935. She worked as a secretary for Allegheny Country Club until her retirement. She loved reading, traveling, and spending her time with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents William(Bill) & Mabel Waltonbaugh, husbands: Allen C. Poppenger in 1975 and Charles H. Thorn in 2019; a son-in-law:…

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Jack R. West

Jack R. West

Jack R. West, 85, of Moon Twp., passed away on December 8, 2022 in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.  He was born in Portsmouth, OH on October 4, 1937 the son of the late Auvery W. & Sue (Rutherford) West.  Jack was a Marine from 1959-1964.  Jack earned his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Marshall University 1963, worked as a consultant, was a member of the Coraopolis Masonic Lodge #674, was also a member of the Shriners, member of the ASTM (American…

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Dorothy Mae (Morgan) Walzak

Dorothy Mae (Morgan) Walzak

Dorothy “Dot” M. (Morgan) Walzak, 97, of Coraopolis, died on December 6, 2022 in Good Samaritan Hospice House, Wexford. She was born in Coraopolis on June 12, 1925 the daughter of the late James & Alice (Miller) Morgan. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Irwin “Irv” Walzak. After graduating from Coraopolis High School in 1942, she worked as a secretary in the shipyards on Neville Island during World War II. After the war, prior to marrying…

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Anita E. (Tarquinio) Marcocci

Anita E. (Tarquinio) Marcocci

Anita E. (Tarquinio) Marcocci, 71, of Moon Twp., beloved wife and golden lady of Sam Marcocci passed away December 1, 2022 surrounded by her loving family in Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born in Pittsburgh on February 10, 1951, Anita was the daughter of the late Arthur D. & Rose E. (Venneri) Tarquinio. Anita’s passion was teaching children and worked as an elementary school teacher for Moon Area School District, where she retired after over 35 years of service.  A devoted…

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Marcia Diane Barger

Marcia Diane Barger

Marcia Diane Barger, 88 of Center Township, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at Concordia @ Villa St. Joseph.  She was born in Morrill, Kansas on November 25, 1934 the daughter of the late Henry and Opal Buchholz. She was retired from Sears after more than 20 years.  She was a longtime member of both Fort MacIntosh Chapter NSDAR and the Beaver Valley Mothers of Twins Club.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, quilting and dining with…

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Edward Oscar Schinke Sr.

Edward Oscar Schinke Sr.

Edward Oscar Schinke Sr., of Beaver Falls, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 in Concordia Villa St. Joseph.  He was born in Beaver Falls on June 17, 1948 the son of the late Oscar and Wanda Schinke.  He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He worked for HAP Adult Center as a Job Coach for many years, after HAP he loved working for the Sisters of St. Joseph in the maintenance department retiring in 2014….

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Karen M. Schleiter

Karen M. Schleiter

Karen M. Schleiter, 75, of Pulaski Twp., passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022 in her home.  She was born in Beaver, PA on August 2, 1947 the daughter of the late Margaret and Richard Schleiter.  She worked for many years as a personal caretaker.  She loved to take trips to New York City and attend country concerts with her friends.  She was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish.  She was a wonderful person, always doing for…

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