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Lucetta Jane Haywood 10-22-2009 Lucetta Jane Haywood, 90, of Monongahela, died Thursday, October 22, 2009, in The Washington Hospital. Born August 22, 1919 in Monongahela, she was the daughter of James and Mary Dean Leaver. After completing Monongahela High School, Lucetta attended the Beauty Academy in Charleroi. She married shortly after graduation and settled into farm life. She devoted her life to her family and inspired each of her five children to love and respect one another. As her children began their families, she marveled over their achievements and those of her grandchildren. She loved being involved in their lives and always welcomed them into her home. She had many friends who appreciated her authenticity, sense of humor and sage advice. She enjoyed traveling and at age 74 went whitewater rafting on the Eagle River in Vaile, Colorado. She brought back wonderful stories of her travels to Hawaii, Maryland, Connecticut and Alabama. She worked for many years in sales with Avon and Stanley Products. She won sales awards and was respected for her honesty and fairness. With unbounded optimism, she played bingo and the Pennsylvania Lottery, enjoyed companionship and frequented flea markets. She and her sisters Jean and Elizabeth enjoyed a lifelong friendship, and were devoted to the care of their parents.The family extends its appreciation to the Washington County Health Center Staff and Caring Missions for their loving support of mother during her recent illness. She is survived by three sons Eugene Haywood of Burghill, Ohio, Harold Haywood and Mark Haywood, both of Monongahela; and a daughter Gayle Gear of Birmingham, Alabama; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one great great grandson; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eugene A. "Dink" Haywood who died May 25, 2004,a son Gary Haywood, two sisters Elizabeth Frye and Jean Kish and two brothers James Leaver, Jr. and Woodford Leaver. Graveside services were held on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monongahela, with the Rev. Michael Milinovich officiating. The Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela were in charge of the arrangements.
Paula Ann Hazen 01-29-2010 Paula Ann Hazen, 55, of Bentleyville, died Friday, January 29, 2010, in the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, Canonsburg. She was born October 21, 1954 in North Charleroi, a daughter of Frances Marie Fuoco Hazen, who survives and the late Paul Kenneth Hazen. Paula was a graduate of Bentworth High School, class of 1972 and a member of St. Anthony's Church in Monongahela. She was currently employed as a stone setter for Sparkles by Shell in New Eagle. Paula spent most of her life caring for her mother. She was exceptional at needlepoint and an avid Penguins fan. In addition to her mother, she is survived by two brothers, Raymond P. and his wife Jane Hazen of Monongahela, and Gerard and his wife Lorna Hazen of Eighty Four, nieces and nephews, Michelle DeHosse, Raymond P. Jr., Amanda, and Barry Hazen, a grand niece, Paige DeHosse, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends will be received from 1-4 and 7-9 Sunday in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday at 10:00AM in Transfiguration Church with the Rev. George Chortos, pastor as celebrant. Committal services and interment will follow in Charleroi Cemetery. Memorial contribution may be made to the Monongahela Area Library, 813 West Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Frances Fuoco Hazen 12-25-2011 Frances Fuoco Hazen, 90, of Bentleyville, died Sunday, December 25, 2011 in the Bentleyville Personal Care Home. She was born January 8, 1921 in Monessen, the daughter of Michael and Rose Dominic Fuoco. Mrs. Hazen was a member of St. Damien of Molokai Parish (St. Anthonys Church) in Monongahela. She enjoyed spending time tending to her flowers and vegetable garden. She was an avid reader and was well ahead of her time in regards to vitamins and natural supplements. She is survived by sons, Raymond P. Hazen and wife Jane of Monongahela, Gerard Hazen and wife Lorna of Eighty Four; grandchildren, Michelle DeHosse and husband Eric, Raymond P. Hazen, Jr. and wife Kary, Amanda McCracken and husband Bryan and Barry Hazen; great granddaughter, Paige DeHosse; brothers, Frank Fuoco and wife Beatrice of Bethel Park, William Fuoco and wife Martha of Florida; sister, Louise DelRosso and husband Lawrence of Carnegie; sister-in-law, Marie Fuoco of Monongahela; many nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Kenneth Hazen, Jr. who died Dec. 18, 1993, daughter, Paula Ann Hazen who died January 29, 2010, sisters, Alice Romito and Pearl Schmoker and brother, Albert Fuoco. Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 28, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, December 29, at 10:00 AM in St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church with Rev. William Terza, pastor as celebrant. Committal services and interment will follow in Charleroi Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Father Leger Memorial Fund, 731 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Rose M. "Betty" Hearn 03-27-2010 Rose Mae "Betty" Hearn, 87, of Monongahela, died Saturday, March 27, 2010 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. She was born July 14, 1922, in Ingram, a daughter of William W. and Katherine Walsh Burrows. Mrs. Hearn was a member of Transfiguration Church and its Altar Rosary Society. She actively volunteered her time at the church and at its school. For over fifteen years, she worked at the laundromat in Monongahela at both the 9th Street and 5th Street sites. She is survived by her daughter Kathleen and husband Ronald S. Casciani of Monongahela; her son William B. and wife Rosemary Hearn of Monongahela; two grandsons Chad M. Casciani, Ryan C. and his wife Christina Casciani; and a great granddaughter Milena Rose Casciani. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John J. Hearn who died December 19, 1997; and two sisters Rita Johnston and her twin sister Wilma Nester. Friends will be received on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 in the Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Transfiguration Church with the Rev. George Chortos, pastor as celebrant. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Transfiguration School Father Leger Memorial Fund, 731 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Thomas "Dave" Hemmings 03-05-2009 Thomas David "Dave" Hemmings, 84, of Monongahela, died Thursday, March 5, 2009, in Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born July 16, 1924 in Monongahela, a son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Herrington Hemmings, Sr. Dave was a graduate of Monongahela High School, class of 1942 and a WW II veteran having served in the US Navy holding the rank of Gunner’s Mate Second Class. He was retired from the Equitable Gas Company with over 30 years of service and had attended the Grace Lutheran Church and the Free Methodist Church, both of Monongahela. Dave was one of the founding members of the Carroll Legion James C. Ford Post 949 in Dunkirk. He was very dedicated to his family, being the oldest of his fourteen surviving siblings and a beloved father and grandfather. He took pleasure in traveling and especially liked to do so by train. Loving to be outdoors and devoting a lot of his time taking care of his mothers property, as well as his own, and when he could, Dave indulged in bird watching. He truly enjoyed the view from his window taking in the beautiful scenery of the river and the railroad. He is survived by a son, Keith and his wife Paulette Hemmings of Mc Kees Rocks, daughter, Cathy Sue and her husband William Levis of Bethel Park; grandson Bradley Ryan Hemmings; eight brothers, Herbert and his wife Shirley Ann Hemmings of Lakeside, Arizona, Harold "Boots" and his wife Dolores Hemmings of Orlando, Florida, Donald and his wife Patricia Hemmings of Cincinnati, Ohio, Howard Leroy "Lee" Hemmings of Monongahela, George "Hambone" and his wife Mary Rose Hemmings of Donora, Richard "Skip" and his wife Ange Hemmings of Monongahela, Paul and his wife Patty Hemmings of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Robbie and his wife Sandy Hemmings of Montgomery, Alabama; six sisters, Mary "Peg" and her husband William Pohts of Garfield, New Jersey, Shirley May and her husband Herbert Seighman of Monongahela, Alice and her husband Charles Ingram of Monongahela, Ruth Ann and her husband John “Butch” MacDougall of Mayfield Heights, Ohio, Carol and her husband Floyd Lee of Tampa, Florida, and Donna and her husband John Pocky of Charleroi, and a close friend Nancy Pemberton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Zelma Polen Hemmings with whom he celebrated 44 years of marriage and Grace Mitchell Hemmings, and one brother, John Hemmings, Jr. Friends will be received on Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 12-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held on Monday at 11:00AM with Rev. William Bailey and Rev. Raymond Ursin co-officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Mon Valley Honor Guard and Firing Squad. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Donald E. Henderson 01-17-2012 Donald E. Henderson, 80, of Elizabeth, formerly of Monongahela, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 in the Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Pittsburgh. He was born February 5, 1931 in Pittsburgh, the son of James M. and Loretta Allridge Henderson. Don was a retired welder from Combustion Engineering in East Monongahela. For many years, he did subcontracting work for Frank L. Irey Industries. Don was a very active member of the First Christian Church in Monongahela, where he was a trustee, deacon, member of its Open Door Sunday school class, and truly enjoyed playing the piano. He was a self taught musician who played a variety of instruments. By sharing his talents and musical abilities, he also taught his family the love of music. Don had a small motor repair shop at home, loved to spend time working on different projects and could fix almost anything you asked him to. He enjoyed electric trains and loved animals. He is survived by his wife, Norma Walker Henderson; son, Paul and wife Barbara E. Henderson of Pensacola, Florida; three daughters, Debra and husband Michael Petrosky of Monongahela, Barbara A. Henderson of Charleroi, Linda C. and husband Jeffrey Huzway of Monongahela; step son, David N. and wife Amy Gilmer of Bethel Park; step daughter, Barbara R. and husband Frank Karnack of Elizabeth; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; sister, Faye Lee Irey of Monongahela, In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah "Sally" Pepper Henderson who died January 14, 1994. Friends will be received on Thursday, January 19, from 7-9 PM and Friday, January 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 21, at 11:00 AM in the First Christian Church with the Rev. Gerald Demarest officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 630 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA.
Emma May Herman 06-13-2012 Emma May Herman, 84, of New Eagle, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in the Meadow Crest Nursing Home, Bethel Park. She was born June 13, 1928 in Waynesburg. Emma was a stay at home mom. She enjoyed baking pies, gardening and going on camping trips with her family. She especially loved spending time with her grandsons and also loved her pets. Emma had attended the First Presbyterian Church in Monongahela and enjoyed frequenting the Monongahela Area Historical Society. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy and husband John Belavich of New Eagle; two sons, Jim M. and wife Patience Herman of Bolivar, Tom E. Herman of Washington; grandsons, Joey Belavich of Eighty Four and Jeremy Belavich of New Eagle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Herman who died April 22, 1998; four sisters, Mary, Opal, Josephine, and Mildred and a brother Junior. Friends will be received on Monday, June 18, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela with services following at 1:00 PM with the Rev. Mark Woomer officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.
Sandra Jean Hess 08-25-2010 Sandra Jean Hess, 52, of Monessen, died Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in her home. She was born September 9, 1957 in Greensburg, the foster daughter of Glenn and Carol Burrows of Delmont. Sandy was employed for over ten years by the Hill Top Bus Line as a bus driver for the Monessen school district as well as driving for various activities including bingo. She was a very caring person and had a heart of gold. She was very fond of her dogs Lacey and Shakey, loved to cook, go to flea markets, take road trips, play bingo and gardening, especially plants. Survivors include her son, Vern Hess, III of Monessen; step son, Chris Richter of Donora; sister, Doris Hess Szedon and husband David of Monongahela; foster sister, Jennifer Burrows Landefeld of Delmont. She was preceded in death by her mother Marjorie Clair and her father-in-law Vernice Franklin Hess, Sr. A memorial service is being planned for a later date. The Frye Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Sandy's memory may be made to the Frye Funeral Home, 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Marjorie Jo Hess 06-04-2012 Marjorie Jo Branch Hess, 48, of Marianna, formerly of Venetia, died Monday, June 4, 2012. She was born May 18, 1964 in New Eagle, the daughter of William Branch Sr. and Patricia Long Branch DuCarme. Marjorie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She liked to read, decorate, go to flea markets and shop for other people. She is survived by two daughters and a son, Amber Branch of Monongahela, Andrew Hess of Uniontown, Angel Hess of Fredericktown; nine grandchildren, Elias, Amirah, Tayveus, Jeremiah, Christian, Dakota, Adrianna, Jaylah, Natalia; brother, William Branch, Jr. of TN; sister, Melody Pounds of Maryland. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Pamela Branch and Christine DuCarme and a brother, Ronald "Lip" Branch. Friends will be received on Friday, June 8, 2012 from 6-8 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. Contributions in Marjorie's memory may be made to the Frye Funeral Home, 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
James W. Hetherington 02-05-2009 James Woodward Hetherington, 53, of Monongahela, (Forward Twp.), died Thursday, February 5, 2009 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born October 23, 1955, in New Eagle, a son of Rowene Carson Vogenberger who survives and resides in Charleroi and the late James Woodward Hetherington. Jim was a graduate of Ringgold High School, class of 1973. He was a veteran of the US Army, holding the rank of sergeant and a jump master with the 82nd Airborne division during the Vietnam era. After coming home from the Army, Jim attended California State College for two years, majoring in Business Administration. Since 1982, he was employed at KTA/Tator, Inc. in Pittsburgh where he was a chief inspector. His favorite pastimes were boating, fishing, hunting, snow skiing and gardening. Jim had a strong belief in living everyday to the fullest. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter Megan Hetherington of Monongahela, three sisters and a brother: Jane Martinsky and husband David of Houston, Pamela Myers and husband Bryan of Port Vue, Thomas Hetherington and wife Marsha of Monongahela, JoAnn Goettel and husband Gregg of Monongahela; beloved best friend and former spouse Cindy Hetherington of Monongahela, and a special nephew Tyler Hetherington. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela where services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Mark Woomer officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery with full military honors accorded at the chapel by the Mon Valley Honor Guard and Firing Squad. The family suggests memorial contributions in Jim's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.
Gordon Heyes 12-02-2010 Gordon H. Heyes, 88, of Monongahela, died Thursday, December 2, 2010 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born April 1, 1922 in Monongahela, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Stewart Heyes. Mr. Heyes was retired from US Steel, working in Donora and the state of Indiana. He was a US Army veteran having served during WW II and was a member of the First Christian Church in Monongahela. In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting. Mr. Heyes was good to everyone. Anyone who met him could never forget him. He is survived by his caregivers, Mary Durinsky and her son Brian (Kristina) Durinsky and daughter Hailey Durinsky, James Haines, Jr., Teri Barone, Robin McKnight, all of Monongahela; the Worgan family of Donora; and several friends and neighbors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Anna J. Heyes and Helen D. Lepond and brother Thomas Heyes, Jr. Friends will be received on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Kevin Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.
Robert Edward Hill 06-29-2011 Robert Edward Hill, 62, of Donora, formerly of Monongahela, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in his home. He was born November 30, 1948 in Monongahela, the son of James Levi and Irene Cullen Hill. Mr. Hill was a member of the First Baptist Church and the former Eagles Club, both in Monongahela. He enjoyed playing cards, bowling, and watching sports on TV. Bob will be remembered by his family for his kind and gentle manner. He is the beloved brother of James Hill and Laura Downer, both of Monongahela, Vivian Cheney of Charleroi; brother-in-law of Robert C. Cox of West Alexander; and beloved uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Nancy L. Cox and Dolores Patterson; and two nieces, Crystal Cheney and Billie Joan Cherry. Friends will be received on Friday, July 1, from 5-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela where services will be held on Saturday, July 2, at 10:00 AM with the Pastor Kenneth Kirby officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.
Arbutus Mae Himich 12-15-2013 Arbutus Mae "Sis" Himich, 82, of New Eagle, died Sunday, December 15, 2013 at home. She was born August 12, 1931 in New Eagle, the daughter of Charles Francis and Mildred Elizabeth Smail Rice, Sr. Sis was a lifelong resident of New Eagle and a member of the Riverview Baptist Church. She retired after twenty years of employment from Halpern (Halco) Sewing Factory in New Eagle. She enjoyed bowling and taking trips to the casino. She is survived by two daughters and a son, Carol Fitch and husband Jeffrey with whom she made her home, Leland Himich and wife Jodie of Elizabeth, Carla Cavanaugh and husband Jerry of Bentleyville; eight grandchildren, Nichole Suarez and husband Ralph, Melissa Koval and husband Michael, Shawn Fitch, Ryan and Brooke Himich, Brenna, Trent and Jacob Cavanaugh; four great grandchildren, Savannah and Hunter Suarez, Chase and Ryker Koval; two brothers, James Rice and wife Helen, Samuel Rice and wife Belinda, and a sister, Ruth Ann Gregg and husband William, all of New Eagle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Himich who died February 3, 2004; brother, Charles Rice, Jr.; and two sisters, Juanita Subasick and Alice Jane Burgan. Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 2-4 and 7- 9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Ron Schermerhorn officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.
Ada Hixson 05-31-2011 Ada Hixson, 93, of Monroeville, formerly of Manown (Forward Twp.) died Tuesday, May 31, 2011 in the Woodhaven Care Center, Monroeville. She was born May 29, 1918 in Monongahela, the daughter of Enrico and Maria Pierattini Panicucci. Ada was a resident of Manown until 2001 when she moved in with her great niece Patsy. She always took excellent care of her home and enjoyed spending time with her many dogs. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Monongahela. She is survived by her great niece, Patsy Jo and husband Carl Pro of Monroeville, niece, Marlene Pascarella of New Eagle, and nephews, Gary Panicucci of Pittsburgh, Robert Panicucci of San Antonio, Texas; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Hixson; sister,Tosca Grant; brothers and sisters-in-laws, Primo and Florence Panicucci, James and Rose Panicucci and her niece, Norma Caprio. Friends will be received on Friday, June 3, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela where funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 4, at 12:00 PM with Rev. Gerald Demarest, officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grane Hospice,105 Gamma Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238.
Mildred L. Hodgson 04-09-2013 Mildred L. Hodgson, 87, of Monongahela, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. She was born April 14, 1925, the daughter of John and Virginia McDermott. Mildred, along with her husband, Lawrence, formerly owned and operated Hodgson's Lawn Mower Repair Service in Monongahela. Mildred enjoyed being with people and making new friends. She gave of herself and her time to help others, always putting them before herself. Mildred loved spending time with her family. She was the bargain hunter at yard sales, enjoyed rebating, planting flowers, watching movies, working on crossword puzzles, reading, playing cards, cooking, canning and especially loved eating desserts. She is survived by three sons, George A. Hodgson and wife Linda of Belle Vernon, Rev. Lawrence Hodgson, Jr. and wife Ethel of Columbia, John R. Hodgson and wife Sun of Pensacola, FL; daughter, Priscilla Hodgson of Charleroi; sixteen grandchildren; twenty nine great grandchildren; one great great grandson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Hodgson who died May 10, 1996; her daughter, Gloria Keith; brother, John; and sister, Gloria. Friends will be received on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 6-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in the Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Anna Cole Hojo 01-20-2012 Anna Cole Hojo, 97, of Monongahela, died Friday, January 20, 2012 in the Canonsburg General Hospital. She was born February 24, 1914 in Gastonville, the daughter of Albert B. and Carrie Hank Cole. Mrs. Hojo was a Monongahela High School graduate, class of 1932. She worked many years as an operator for Bell Telephone Company in Finleyville and Monongahela. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Evangelical Church in Monongahela and was one of the founding members of it's Quilters Club. She was a member and past officer of the Monongahela Mothers Club and the Peters Creek Historicial Society. She is survived by her son, Lawrence M. Hojo, Jr. of Silver Spring, Maryland. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence M. Hojo who died March 19, 1999, brothers, Wayne, Henry and Clarence Cole, and sisters, Ethel Stewart, Beatrice Yant and Florence Zimmerman. Friends will be received on Sunday, January 22, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela where services will be held on Monday, January 23, at 1:00 PM with the Rev. Raymond Ursin officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.
Henry E. "Hank" Holets 05-23-2013 Henry E. "Hank" Holets, Sr., 93, of Monongahela, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 in the Mon Valley Care Center, Monongahela. He was born May 9, 1920 in Ambridge, the son of Henry and Marie Antonio Duzy Holets. Mr. Holets earned his bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Carnegie Tech and while attending school, was the captain of the football and basketball teams. He was a US Army veteran having served during WW II with the Counter Intelligence Corps. He was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church and former chairman on the board of trustees. Mr. Holets retired as supervisor of accounting from US Steel, Frick Coal district. He was a former board member and past chairman of the Carroll Township Sewage Authority, a member of the James C. Ford Post 949, Carroll Legion in Dunkirk and at one time was very active in the Neighborhood Boys Club. He is survived by his wife Mary Burnley Brockenbrough Holets with whom he celebrated sixty seven years of marriage on July 21, 2012; two sons, Henry E. Holets, Jr. MD and wife Sally, John A. Holets, MD and wife Joan, all of Monongahela; twelve grandchildren, Nicole Marx and fiance' Pete, James A. Holets, Jr., John Cabell Holets and wife Robyn, Andrew Holets and wife Jenn, Joshua, Cassandra, Makensie, Mercedes, Heidi, Sarah, Henry W. and Hilary Holets; great grandson, Chase Cabell Holets. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James A. Holets; brother, Robert Holets; and a toddler sister, Marie Holets. Friends will be received on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 3-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Mark Woomer officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Mon Valley Firing Squad and Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 609 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063. The Holets family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of the Mon Valley Care Center and GENTIVA Hospice for the excellent care and support that was given to them.
Harry Holloway, Jr. 02-22-2011 Harry Holloway, Jr., 90, of Basin, Wyoming, formerly of Monongahela, died Tuesday, February 22, 2011. Born in Monongahela on November 13, 1920, he was the son of Harryand Adelaide (Patton) Holloway. Harry received his schooling and graduated from Monongahela High School in June 1939. On September 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland, kicking off World War II, Harry enlisted for three years in the U.S. Army Corps. Knowing the International Morse Code, he was assigned to the Radio Section. Due to regulations, he re-enlisted to attend Radio Operator/Mechanic School at Scott and Chanute Fields, Illinois. After returning to Langley he flew on B-18A and B-17 bombers. On December 8, 1941, Harry was assigned to flying submarine patrol over the North Atlantic. For the remainder of the war, Harry flew combat missions throughout northern Africa and Europe and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his valor as a B-17 waist gunner for action in the Mediterranean Theatre. Harry then served in the Korean War and during the Cold War hostilities. During the course of his military career he received numerous medals and citations for his service to his country, both in war time and in peace time, and is remembered for his willingness to do more today, if he was asked to; a true patriot who loved his country till the end. From December 16, 1959 to January 31, 1977, he was assigned Program Manager for the entire SAC DCS Operations Civil Engineering support. He was effective for the success of the Air Force, Strategic Air Command and Air Force Communications Systems. He received an award for eliminating the SAC MARS System which in itself resulted in saving the U.S. Government hundreds of thousands of dollars annually. Mr. Holloway culminated a thirty-seven year career in the service of his country which reflects great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force. On August 1, 1943, he met PFC Dorothy Rose Marie Grace at the Blythe Army Air Field, Blythe, California. On November 21, 1943 they were married in the Catholic Chapel at Blythe Army Air Field, California. While serving his country, they lived in California, Washington, Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, and Nebraska. After Harry€™s retirement in 1977 from military duty at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, he and his wife, Dorothy moved to Harrison, Nebraska. In 1980, they moved to Basin, Wyoming to be closer to his son and grandchildren. His life was centered on their school activities, hunting, playing cribbage, crossword puzzles, reading books, weekly phone calls from his family, and gardening. He was a member of the St. Philips and Sacred Heart Catholic Churches, Knights of Columbus, Elks BPOE Lodge #1431 in Greybull, Wyoming, Eagles Cloud Peak Aerie Lodge #3086 in Basin, Wyoming, and American Legion Marion Tanner Post 29 of Basin, Wyoming. Harry is survived by his two sons: Harry Holloway III and wife Luci of Port Townsend, Washington and Joseph Holloway and wife, Janice of Basin, Wyoming; six grandchildren: Joseph Jr. and wife, Katrin Holloway, Thomas Holloway, Jessica Marie Holloway, James Patrick and wife, Amy Holloway and Anne Marie Holloway, and John Daniel and wife, Imri-Lael Holloway; two great-grandsons: Wyatt William and Zachary James Holloway; and one great-granddaughter: Eden Marie Holloway. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by: his wife, Dorothy (Grace) Holloway on April 8, 1999; his brothers: William, James and John Holloway; and his sisters: Hazel Tempest, Martha Hosdulick, Adelaide Francis Jaszemski, Catherine and Joan Holloway. Committal services and interment will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Monongahela Cemetery with full military honors accorded at the graveside by the Pennsylvania Funeral Honor Guard, Fort Indiantown Gap. In lieu of flowers, a Memorial Fund has been established in Harry's name at Security State Bank, P.O. Box 531, Basin, WY 82410. Proceeds will go to the Big Horn County Library. Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. is in charge of arrangements in Wyoming and Frye Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of the services in Pennsylvania.
Grace McGinty Holod 03-26-2013 Grace Lucia McGinty Holod, 84, of Monongahela, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 in her home. She was born April 19, 1928 in Monongahela, the daughter of Charles and Mary Pezzoni McGinty. Grace was a 1946 graduate of Monongahela High School. She began her career as an operator at the Bell Telephone Company in Charleroi and retired in 1990 as a maintenance administrator. She was a member of St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church and it's Ladies of Charity. Grace enjoyed playing cards, especially with the P.A.L. Card Club in New Eagle. She and her friends liked to frequent the Meadows to play the penny slots and enjoyed going to Hills Restaurant in New Eagle for a bite to eat. She looked forward to spending time at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, loved reading, watching football and basketball on television and made the meanest ham salad sandwich ever. She is survived by her daughter, Perri Ann Holod of Washington, DC; two nephews, Jack McGinty and wife Marianne of Odenton, MD, Tom McGinty and wife Linda of Monongahela; niece, Mary Klinger and husband Jeff of Bentleyville; several cousins, great and great great nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward "Stooge" Holod who died May 8, 1976; her brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Margaret "Midge" McGinty; and her sister and brother-in-law, Margaret "Maxine" and Marvin Conner. Friends will be received on Monday, April 1, 2013 from 1-4 and 6-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM in St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church with the Rev. William Terza, pastor as celebrant. Committal services and interment will follow in the Monongahela Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Damien of Molokai Parish, 722 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
John F. Hooder 10-17-2008 John F. Hooder 74, of New Eagle, died October 17, 2008 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born on December 11, 1933, in Lilly, a son of the late John and Helen Doris Hooder. John was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War and later enlisted in the Army Airforce. He retired after nineteen years as a draftsman at Comstock Engineering in Pittsburgh. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be sadly missed. He is survived by daughter Bridgett Dixon and Eric L. Gondella with whom he made his home, son Brian Hooder of Washington; four grandchildren Candi Lynn Hooder, Shawn M. and Jeremy S. Dixon and Eric L. Gondella, Jr.; great granddaughter Kaitlin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Anna Mae Mayer Hooder who died May 14, 2005. The Frye Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
William R. Housley 02-28-2012 William Raymond Housley, 37, of New Eagle, died unexpectedly Tuesday, February 28, 2012. He was born April 16, 1974 in New Eagle, the son of Peggy E. Murdy Housley of Finleyville and the late Gerald Thomas Housley. Bill was a graduate of Ringgold High School, class of 1992, and had received his associate degree in electronics from ITT in Greentree. For the past five years he has been employed by the Pennsylvania American Water Company in Elrama. He enjoyed working on cars, especially doing body work, repairs and painting. He also liked electronics, computers, building, remodeling and riding his Harley. Most of all, Bill loved spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Charen Palmer Housley whom he shared over sixteen years together. They celebrated 3 years of marriage on February 13, 2012; four children, Sydney, Dylan, Sara and Devin Housley, all at home; sister, Betsy Jean Housley and John Smith of Monongahela; brother, James Thomas Housley of Finleyville; father and mother-in-law, Ronald and Ellen Anders Palmer of New Eagle, sisters-in-law, Carlin and husband Jeremy Gerba of Washington, Crystal Palmer and Jake Jackson of West Newton; grandmother-in-law, Barbara Raymond of New Eagle. Friends will be received on Friday, March 2, from 3-5 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 3, at 1:00 PM with Chaplain Eric Hertzog officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Contributions in Bill's memory may be made to the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Ethel Joan Hupchick 07-19-2012 Ethel Joan Hupchick, 90, of Monongahela, died Thursday, July 19, 2012 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. She was born January 1, 1922 in Monongahela, the daughter of Michael and Pauline Durda Veresh. Ethel was a member of St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church in Monongahela. She spent her life taking care of her family. She loved to bake and clean, was an avid reader and enjoyed watching her soap operas on TV. Ethel was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by two sons, Alan R. Hupchick and wife Paulette of Monongahela, Dennis P. Hupchick and wife Anne Marie of Wilkes Barre; daughter, Barbara A. McVicker and husband David of Monongahela; six grandchildren, Christopher Hupchick, Gregory Hupchick and fiance' Alyssa Priebe, Beatrice Gerard, Isabelle Gerard, Samantha Joslyn and husband David Neil, David Louis McVicker; two great grandchildren, Cole Greyson Hupchick, Anastasia Elizabeth Joslyn; nieces and nephews, Paula Walling, Eddie Hayes, Carl Hupchick and wife Elaine, Joe Paul Hupchick and wife Kathy, Susan Imburgia and husband Bob, Carol Amoroso; sister-in-law, Ethel Washchyshak of North Charerloi. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Paul Hupchick who died January 9, 1985; brothers, Joseph and John Veresh; sisters, Margaret Veresh and Mary Hayes. Friends will be received on Monday, July 23, from 1-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. There will be a blessing service Tuesday, July 24, at 9:00 AM followed by a mass of Christian burial at 9:30 AM in St. Damien of Molokai Parish, Transfiguration Church with the Rev. William Terza, pastor as celebrant and the Revs. Mark and Sharon Woomer participating. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Monongahela Area Library, 813 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Helen J. Hutchko 08-17-2010 Helen Johanna "Yell" Hutchko, 87, of New Eagle, died Tuesday, August 17, 2010 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital with her family by her side.She was born February 9, 1923 in Bunola, the daughter of the late Peter and Kathryn Osterman Gerovac. Helen was a member of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in Monongahela. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and was very active in her church. She loved to laugh and to make others laugh. She had a passion for helping others and she loved life. Yell is known for her superb halupki recipe which will continue to be passed on for generations to come. She is survived by three sons, Mickey and his wife Wallis Hutchko of Wexford, Tom Hutchko of Finleyville, John and his wife Linda Hutchko of Monongahela; three grandchildren who were the light of her life, Tim Hutchko of Mt. Washington, Danny Hutchko, currently fighting for our freedom in Afghanistan, with a heavy heart over the news of his "Gram," and Sydney Hutchko of Sewickley; two sisters Mary Paver of Finleyville and Ann Barnes of Venetia and a brother Steve Gerovac of Buffalo, NY. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hutchko who died December 30, 1991 and three sisters Zora Gaston, Diana Miller, and Kathryn Glod. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM in the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church with the Very Rev. George Yatsko, pastor as celebrant. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, 508 High Street. Monongahela, PA 15063. A Panachida service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday evening at 7:30PM.
Margaret "Margie" Hutchko Fogiato 03-18-2009 Margaret "Margie" Hutchko Fogiato, 54, of Monongahela, died March 18, 2009 in the Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born April 26, 1954, in New Eagle, a daughter of Margaret Pellegrino Hutchko who survives and resides in Elizabeth, and the late Peter Hutchko. Margie was a graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School, class of 1972 and a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned her teaching degree. She was currently employed for the past twenty three years as a Home Economics teacher at Finley Middle School. She was a very active member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ where she held many leadership roles and was on a multitude of committees. She was a current member of the Monongahela Women's Club where she was past president and held many former offices, the Christian Women's Fellowship, the Rinngold Rams Club, and was a former Cub Scout leader for Pack #1448 in Monongahela. Margie was a fantastic cook, especially when it came to her apple pies and preparing Italian cuisine. She was very notorious for her genuine hospitality shown to all who she was acquainted with. She will sadly be missed by her family and countless friends whose lives she touched. "Well done, my good and faithful servant" Matthew 25:21. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband Domenick "DJ" Fogiato with whom she celebrated 23 years of marriage on February 12, 2009, two sons Robert O'Brien and wife Jessica of Baldwin, and Joseph A. Fogiato at home; three sisters Justina Burpee and husband David of Springfield, Virginia, Lisa Eckhart and husband Greg of Williamsport, Maryland, Linda Toscano and husband James of West Newton; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Friends will be received on Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 &7-9 in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM in the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Sixth and Chess Streets, Monongahela with the Rev. Gerald Demarest officiating. Everyone planning to attend the funeral service is asked to go directly to the church. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Shekinah Ranch, 371 Crackerjack Road, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Alma Hyslop 12-28-2012 Alma Hyslop, 95, of Monongahela, died Friday, December 28, 2012 in the Mon Valley Care Center, Monongahela. She was born May 12, 1917 in Roscoe, the daughter of Thomas and Isabella Blair Gales. Alma was the oldest member of the Church of the Nazarene in Monongahela. Over the years, she taught children in Sunday school and was a member of the Reapers Class and the Nazarene Missionary Society. Alma was formerly employed at Corning Glass in Charleroi. In her younger years, she enjoyed spending time in her vegetable garden. She also liked to crochet and read. She is survived by her daughter, Tammy Barch and husband Robert of Lakeland, FL; two sons, George "Tom" Hyslop, Jr. and wife Jo Lee, Mark Hyslop and wife Tawny, all of Monongahela; eight grandchildren, Tammy Jo Lewis, Bobby Barch, Jr., Renee' Barch Niles, Shawn Barch, Jackie Lee Wadsworth, Matthew Thomas, Michele Lee and Wesley Hyslop; seven great grandchildren, Joshua Caruthers, Robert and Dustin Barch, Alycia, Kristalyn and Kortney Wadsworth, Jaxson Hyslop. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Leslie Collin; her second husband, George Thomas Hyslop, Sr.; three sisters, Ethel Larson, Irene Sarber and Ruth McLuckie; three brothers, Thomas, George and Blair Gales. Friends will be received on Sunday, December 30, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 31, 2012 at the Church of the Nazarene at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Raymond DiCamillo officiating. Family and friends attending the funeral service on Monday are asked to go directly to the church. Interment will be in Howe Cemetery, Coal Center and at the family's request will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Nazarene, 206 Tenth Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Rev. Wilma Jean Ingland 10-12-2010 Rev. Wilma Jean Ingland, 77, of Monroeville, died Tuesday, October 12, 2010 in the Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born March 31, 1933 in Charleroi, the daughter of Robert M. Ingland Sr. and Violet Lewis Ingland. Rev. Ingland was an ordained Minister Evangelist since 1957 in the Church of the Nazarene. She traveled extensively throughout the country and some foreign countries as well. She attended the Eastern Nazarene College in Wollaston, Mass. and Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn. In addition to her ministry, she owned and operated a Hallmark Card n' Gift Shoppe in Chester, West Virginia during the 1960's. This was a very successful business endeavor for Wilma Jean that lasted many years. In the early 1980's, she sold the business to a minister and his wife and moved to Monroeville. Her church ministry and evangelistic work has been her main career, having preached for 54 years. A very successful ministry, with thousands of people having their lives changed and transformed through the acceptance of Jesus Christ. She believed in the Divine Healing and had miracle services in her ministry, having seen Jesus open up blinded eyes, lame to walk, deaf to hear and people delivered from evil habits that had them bound. Throughout her retirement years, she has continued on, always saying, "a preacher never retires" and so, her life lives on. She is survived by her brother, the Rev. Robert M. Ingland Jr. and wife Grace of Monongahela; aunt, Marie Balsano of Fontana, CA; nephew, Robert L. Ingland and wife Lois of Huntersville, NC; two nieces, Catherine McGee and husband Cornell of Weddington, NC, Amy Steward and husband John of Matthew, NC; and nine grand nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7- 9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM in the Church of the Nazarene, 10th and Chess Streets, with the Rev. Raymond DiCamillo and the Rev. Robert M. Ingland Jr. co- officiating. Everyone that is planning on attending the funeral is asked to meet at the church. Additional visitations will be held Saturday morning in the funeral home until 10:30 AM. Interment will follow in the Monongahela Cemetery.
Charles E. Ingram 12-29-2010 Charles Eugene Ingram, 76, of Monongahela, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010 in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born July 19, 1934 in Monongahela, the son of George and Laura Yohe Ingram. Mr. Ingram retired with thirty five years of employment at Combustion Engineering in East Monongahela. After retirement, he spent his time working at the Riverview Golf Course in Bunola. He was a peacetime veteran serving in the US Army. Mr. Ingram liked to play cards, spend time on his computer and especially enjoyed working in his vegetable garden. He is survived by his wife Alice Hemmings Ingram with whom he celebrated fifty three years of marriage on June 7, 2010; two sons, Kevin and wife Janice Ingram, Dean and wife Jackie Ingram, all of Monongahela; daughter Karen Stevens and her fiance Carl Reynolds of Romulus, New York; three grandchildren, Zachary, Colton and Brooke Ingram. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Alma Jean Miller. Friends will be received on Thursday, December 30, from 6-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela where funeral services will be held on Friday, December 31, at 11:00 AM with the Rev. James Bailey officiating. The Mon Valley Honor Guard and Firing Squad will accord military honors following the funeral service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 777 Penn Center Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15235 or to CORE (Center for Organ Recovery and Education), 204 Sigma Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238.
Virginia "Ginny" Isaac 09-30-2008 Virginia "Ginny" Vecho Isaac 83, of Mars, formerly of Monongahela and Bethel Park died September 30, 2008 in Sunrise Assisted Living, Mars. She was born June 9, 1925, in Monongahela, a daughter of John and Catherine Pezzoni Vecho. Mrs. Isaac was a graduate and the valedictorian of Monongahela High School, class of 1943. She attended Duffs Business School in Charleroi and was a bookkeeper for her father at the John Vecho and Son Plumbing and Heating in Monongahela. She was employed for 19 years in the personnel department of Sears at South Hills Village until her retirement in 1987. After she retired, she taught reading and math courses for the Pittsburgh Literacy Council. Ginny was a member of St. Anne's Church in Castle Shannon, enjoyed playing the piano, drawing, knitting, crocheting, cross stitch and photography. She is survived by two daughters and three sons: Jodie Dowhan and husband Jeff of Richmond, Virginia, Tim Isaac and wife Dana of Suwannee, Georgia, Dawn Harpur and husband Dennis of Bakerstown, Chris "Kit" Isaac and wife Kathy of Oakton, Virginia, Pat Isaac and wife Rae of Mars; twelve grandchildren: Jordan, Tristen, Jacob, Kevin, Katie, Caleb, Nathan and Eli Isaac, Chris and Brian Dowhan, Colin and Maggie Harpur; brother John Vecho and wife Gerry of Monongahela. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Isaac who died in 1981. Friends will be received on Friday from 3-8 in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela. A mass of christian burial will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM in St. Anthony's Church with the Rev. Joseph Feltz, pastor as celebrant. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Society for PSP, Executive Plaza 3, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 906, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.
Aaron "Reese" Isaac, Jr. 06-13-2009 Aaron "Reese" Isaac, Jr. 88, of Monongahela, died Saturday, June 13, 2009 in Jefferson Hills Manor, Pittsburgh. He was born on March 20, 1921, in Charleroi, a son of A. Reese and Ethel Greenaweld Isaac. Reese was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Monongahela and a US Navy veteran serving during WW II. He retired from the United States Post Office in Columbus, Ohio as a postal supervisor. He and his wife Jean enjoyed golfing and camping together. He is survived by his wife Jean Johnson Isaac of Monongahela, two daughters Darla Newman and husband Wayne of New Eagle, Patricia Furiga of Mesa, Arizona, and a step daughter Nancy Goodling of Apple Valley, California; six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, great great twin grandsons and three step granddaughters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers Donald and Calvin Isaac. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 W. Main Street, Monongahela where services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM. Committal services and interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 609 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.
Harold Ivery, Sr. 07-17-2013 Harold Ivery, Sr., 76, of Ellsworth, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at his daughter's home in Monongahela. He was born March 31, 1937 in Washington, the son of the late James and Flossie Ward Ivery. Harold was a graduate of Trinity High School and a member of UMWA Local 1197, retiring from Bethlehem Mine 60. He loved spending time with his children and enjoyed cars and cooking. Surviving are three sons and three daughters, Harold Ivery, Jr. and wife Valerie of Westland, Lori Ivery of Monongahela, Mark Ivery and wife Peggy of Washington, Sylvia Dorsey of Las Vegas, NV, Jerry Kelly and Jenny of Ellsworth, Jayia Williams of Canonsburg; daughter-in-law, Tina Ivery of Monongahela, brother, Carl Ivery and wife Mildred of Washington; twenty grandchildren; three great grandchildren. Deceased, in addition to his parents, are his wife, Yvonne Castor Ivery, his son, Gregory Ivery who died July 19, 2001 and a brother, James Ivery, Jr. Friends will be received on Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9 PM in the Frye Funeral Home, Inc., 427 West Main Street, Monongahela, where services will be held on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.