KENNETH MCJUNKINS, JR
KENNETH MERLE MCJUNKINS, JR AGE: 73 of Butler, passed away early Sunday morning, June 20, 2004 at Sugar Creek Rest Home following an illness. He was born September 21, 1931 in Indiana, Pa and was the son of Kenneth and Helen (Mount) McJunkin, Sr. He was Protestant by faith. He was retired after 20 years as a Nuclear Engineer from the Public Service Electric and Gas Company in Hope Creek, NJ. He was a graduate of the US Navel Academy, and was a US Marine Corp. Veteran who served in the Korean War. He belonged to the Butler VFW, and the Marine Corp. League. Mr. McJunkin enjoyed his grandchildren and was known to always have a story to tell. He is survived by his wife: Karen Sue (Daugherty) McJunkin 3 Sons: James McJunkin of Allen Park, Michigan Kevin McJunkin of Allen Park, Michigan Sean McJunkin of Butler 1 Daughter: Katherine Grove of Lancaster, PA 8 Grandchildren 1 Great-Granddaughter He was preceded by: His parents, and an infant son Seamus McJunkin. A private service and interment with military Honors were held today, Monday, June 21, 2004 at Butler County Memorial Park Cemetery, and was officiated by Rev. Keith Coleman of Philadelphia, a family friend. Arrangements were by the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, Prospect.
THELMA M. (SPENCER) OSBORNE AGE: 70 Of PROSPECT Passed away Friday evening at Butler Memorial Hospital following an illness. She was born June 2, 1934, in Slippery Rock, and was the daughter of Burton and Josephine (Baird) Spencer. She was a member of The Presbyterian Church of Prospect. She enjoyed needlework, and bowling. She is survived by her Husband: Robert Francis Osborne, whom she married November 8, 1952 2 Sons: William T. Osborne Robert D. Osborne Both of Prospect and 3 Daughters: Patricia Osborne of Hooker Margaret “Peggy” Shelatree of Prospect Nora Jean Osborne of Harmony 8 Grandchildren, and 6 Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by: One Sister Friends will be received Monday, June 14, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect PA The funeral service will be at the Funeral Home Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at 11:00AM With Rev. Dana Opp, Pastor of Portersville Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect.
John "Jack" McMahan
John "Jack" Thomas McMahan age 71 of Linhurst Ave., passed away Thursday evening, June 10, 2004 at the Butler VA Hospital following an illness. He was born August 23, 1932 in Washington Twp., and was the son of Leon and Lydia (Montgomery) McMahan. He was a part of the Fellowship of Believers at Homeacre Chapel, Butler. He retired after 32 years as an elecrician from Halstead Mitchell in Zelienople. Mr. McMahan was a n US Navy Veteran, from 1951-1955 during the Korean War. He belonged to Disabled American Veterans, The Butler American Legion Post 117, and a Charter Member of the Atomic Veterans. He was a 1951 Butler High School Graduate. Mr. McMahan enjoyed gardening, especially raising roses, photography, reading, and refinishing furniture. He is survived by his wife: Catherine "Cassie" Klee McMahan, whom he married January 24, 1958. One son: Brian D. McMahan of Slippery Rock and One Daughter Cathleen McMahan of Butler and two Grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded by One Sister. Friends will be received Sunday, June 13, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street Prospect. The funeral service will be Monday, 10:30AM at the Homeacre Chapel with teh Rev. David Fisher, officiating, and Rev. Timothy Boden, assisting, both Pastors at Homeacre Chapel. Interment and military Honors will be at Annisville Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to Homeacre Chapel, PO Box 908 Butler Pa 16003 or Disabled American Veterans.
Renee Marie Bonzo Age: 36 of Grupp Road, West Sunbury passed away Tuesday evening, September 28, 2004 from a vehicle accident in Clay Twp. She was born November 20, 1967 in New Brighton and was the daughter of John Blessing and Sandra Shriner Blessing. She was a homemaker. She was a Board Member at the Prospect Boys and Girls Club, where she had also been a Girl’s Softball Coach, and was known for being involved in the club’s fundraisers, especially the Thursday night Turkey Shoots, Monte Carlo Nights and the baseball hoagie sales. She enjoyed being involved in her Children’s sports and family ski trips. She is survived by: Her husband Daniel Patrick Bonzo, whom she married September 6, 1986 One Daughter: Stephanie Nicole Bonzo at home One Son: Brandan Patrick Bonzo at home Her parents both of Cranberry Twp. Her Father and Mother in Law- Ronald and Patricia Bonzo of Rochester, PA One Sister: Mrs. Ian (Desiree) Macmillen of Boyers One Brother: Michael Blessing of Cranberry Twp. 1 sister in law, and 2 brother in laws 2 nieces and 1 nephew A grandmother: Ethel Shriner of Haine City, FL Friends will be received Friday, October 1, 2004 from (2-4 & 6-9) Two to Four and Six to Nine at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect, Pa. The funeral service will be Saturday at 11:00AM at the Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert V. Mathias, officiating. Interment will be Private. In Lieu of Flowers: Memorial Contributions can be made: Renee Bonzo Memorial Fund For her children: Stephanie and Brandan Bonzo @ESB Bank Po Box 429 Zelienople PA 16063
BILLIE DIANE SARVER MONK AGE: 48 of Geneva, Ohio, passed away unexpectantly at her residence Thursday evening, September 23, 2004. She was born July 22, 1956 in Butler, Pa and is the daughter of William and Agnes (Kirk) Sarver, Sr. She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Geneva, OH, where she was the Rectory Assistant. She served on the Ohio State Extension Advisory Board, in Ashtubula County. She belonged to the Friday Night Couple’s Golf League in Conneaut, OH, and was a 4H Leader. She had a positive outlook on life, and loved kids. She was a master food preserver, and enjoyed photography, crocheting, fishing, bowling, golfing, and playing with her dog Tanner. She collected elephants, and enjoyed listening to Hank, Jr. She is survived by her husband: Mark E. Monk, whom she married November 25, 1988. Two daughters: Jill Ann Sarver Monk at home Denise Monk of St. Louis, Missouri One son: Matthew Monk of Dayton, OH and Five Grandchildren. Her Parents: William and Agnes Sarver, Sr. of Prospect Mother In Law: Nathalie Monk of Portersville One Brother: William “Bud” Sarver, Jr of Prospect Four Brother in Laws and One Sister in Law and 10 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her Father In Law. Friends will be received Sunday, September 26, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street Prospect, PA. A funeral Mass will be held Monday morning at 10:30AM at St. Christopher at the Lake Catholic Church, Prospect. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect.
After a fleeting battle with lung cancer, Beth McAllen Trombino of Portersville died Saturday, August 28th, in Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was 46. Her husband Jerry Trombino, Jr. and two daughters, Sarah Ann and Jessica survive her. Beth was a long-standing member of the AA and received strength and gave support to the organization and its followers. The AA was such a large part of her life and people she met there became staunch friends and allies. With their encouragement she learned to live...one day at a time. Her absent voice and vital presence will be felt by the fellowship. Beth loved God’s handiwork in nature’s beauty and all of God’s creatures especially the winged ones. She delighted in working in her garden and planting colorful flowers in her yard. But birds were her passion. Her yard abounded with birdhouses and feeders. She was the daughter of the late Frederick & Hazel McAllen. And the sister of Fred McAllen (wife, Kathy), John McAllen (wife, Gracie) and Kathy Marchitlello, all of Turtle Creek. She also has 3 nieces and 1 nephew. Her family also included her in-laws, Jerry & Dianne Trombino of North Huntington and Thomas & Betty Tuite of Penn Hills and both their extended families. Beth also had a multitude of friends who will miss her dearly. A celebration of Beth’s life will be held at her home on Saturday, September 11th from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. All of her friends and family are invited.
KATHRYN ELOISE GIBSON HILL AGE: 91 of Lehigh Ave., Leechburg Her golden heart stopped beating and her hard working hands were put to rest, Sunday morning at 10:55AM as she quietly passed away at the Butler Memorial Hospital. She was a resident at Concordia for the past 6 months. She was born October 17, 1912 in Leechburg, and was the daughter of Robert C. and Mary E. (Smith) Gibson. She was a member of the Hebron Lutheran Church, Leechburg, where she was a Sunday School teacher, and a member of the ELCW (Evangelical Lutheran Church Women). She was known by her family for her cooking and baking bread. She was an accomplished seamstress. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed traveling, especially to Alaska and Hawii. She is survived by: Two Daughters: Mrs. James (Mary Ann) Johnson of Fairbanks, Alaska Judith Defilippi of Leechburg Two Sons: James R. Hill of Prospect Daniel J. Hill of Leechburg Seven Grandchildren: Mary Pat Hill of Mountain View, CA Matthew Defilippi of Pittsburgh Judith Diane Campbell, of Butler Molly Hill of Leechburg Jamie Hill of Pittsburgh Genevieve Kathryn Johnson of Seattle, Washington Daniel A. Hill of Leechburg Five Great Grandchildren: Brian John and Kenneth James Campbell of Butler Jaden Philllips of Leechburg Dylan and Ethan Defilippi of Pittsburgh One Sister: Winifred Logan of Fairless Hills, PA One Brother: Robert D. Gibson of Roseville, CA and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: Her husband, James Clyde Hill, who passed away October 13, 1978 One son - in - law, Albert Defilippi, One grandson John R. Hill, One Sister, and One Brother. Her family will receive friends Wednesday, August 18, 2004 from 9:00Am to 11:00Am at the Hebron Lutheran Church, Leechburg. The service will follow at 11:00Am at the Church, with Rev. Edward Sheehan, Her church Pastor officiating. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Leechburg. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Hebron Lutheran Church 201 Main St Leechburg, PA 15656
Thomas Christopher Styen Age: 2 Of Plateau St., Renfrew Passed away suddenly Sunday evening at 7:30PM at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital after being diagnosed last Tuesday with a tumor on his Brain Stem. He was born November 11, 2001 at North Hills Passavant Hospital and was the son of James B. Jr, and Christine (Leist) Styen. He was always a happy and smiling boy who enjoyed ice cream. His favorite toys where Scooby Doo, Buzz Light Year and Woody. He loved Cars and liked to ride in the cars that his dad sells at his car lot. He liked to sing, especially “Hey Good Lookin’, What You Got Cookin’”. He is survived by: His parents, One sister: Sarah Styen, One Brother: James Styen both at home. Maternal Grandparents: Lora Leist of Troy Hill Joseph Leist of North Side 2 Uncles, 4 Aunts, and 9 Cousins He was preceded in death by: His Paternal Grandparents. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The Funeral Service will be 10:00AM Saturday at the Chapel at Butler County Memorial Park Cemetery, Evans City Road, Butler, with the Rev. Robert Calhoon, Pastor of the Butler Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will follow. Memorial Contributions can be made to: LIGHT THE NIGHT October 6, 2004 PURCHASE A LUMINARY IN MEMORY OF THOMAS STYEN Illuminated balloons will line the path of the walkers the night of October 6. This is a beautiful and inspiring tribute to the courage and dtermination so necessary to people dealing with cancer, and a way to express how those departed still shine in our lives. It also signifies the light of hope for a cure. In place of flowers or mass cards, the Styen family would like you to purchase a luminary in Thomas's name to help fight cancer. Please make checks payable to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and mail along with your name, address, and phone number to JANET KELLY, 903 N. ST. CLAIR ST., PITTSBURGH PA 15206. Verizon will match all donations if given to Janet, which will help further research. With deep appreciation, The Styen Family
EDNA VIRGINIA MCGINNIS AGE: 84 of Miller Street, Meridian passed away at 10:55AM Sunday, August 8, 2004 at Slippery Rock Personal Care Home, where she had been a resident for 4 years. She was born February 15, 1920 in Rose Point, and was the daughter of Frank C. and Mabel Magee Fisher. She had owned and operated her own Beauty Shop in Meridian for many years. She was a member of the Meridian United Presbyterian Church, where she was a former Deaconess and belonged to the Sarah Circle Women’s Group. She enjoyed all her Church activities and playing cards in local card club groups. She is survived by: Two Sons and Daughter in Laws: William Thomas, Jr. and Sandi McGinnis, of Lyndora R. Glenn and Debby McGinnis of Butler Four Grandchildren: 1) Tina Marie McGinnis of Butler 2) Michael Loren McGinnis of Butler 3) 2nd Lt. Brian G. McGinnis of the United States Air Force, stationed in San Antonio, Texas 4) Michelle R. McGinnis of Butler Two Great Granddaughters: McKayla Jo and Emmalee Rose McGinnis of Butler One Brother: James C. Fisher of Deer Field, Ohio Two Sisters: Mrs. John (Thelma) Dyer of Rose Point Mrs. William (Sarah) Davis of Rose Point and a number of nieces and nephews. She was Preceded in Death by: Her husband, William Thomas McGinnis, Sr, whom she married July 23, 1942 and who passed away February 10, 1998. Three Brothers, and Two Sisters. Friends will be received Tuesday, August 10, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. Visitation also will be held from 10 - 11AM Wednesday at the Meridian United Presbyterian Church, where services will follow at 11:00AM with the Rev. Stephen Cahoon, her Church Pastor, Officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mt. Chestnut. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Meridian United Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 4150 Highland Ave. Butler PA 16001.
JAMES E. WILTROUT AGE: 70 Of Prospect, passed away Friday morning at Butler Memorial Hospital following an illness. He was born November 9, 1933 in Ellwood City, and was the son of Raymond and Agnes (Phelps) Wiltrout. He was a member of Wurtemburg UP Church in Ellwood City. In earlier years he owned and operated 4 Gulf Gasoline Stations, one in Portersville, one in Prospect, and two in Butler. Once he closed them, he owned and operated Wiltrout Oil Company, home heating oil, in Prospect. Mr. Wiltrout enjoyed boating on the Allegheny River and Lake Erie. He is survived by: His beloved friend and companion Kathy Kirk of Prospect One son and daughter in law: Warren “Willy” and Cathy Wiltrout of Glenshaw One son: Andy Wiltrout of Prospect and 6 Grandchildren: Brian, Chelsey, and Christopher Wiltrout of Glenshaw David, Cody, and Mickey Wiltrout of Mars One Brother: Robert Wiltrout of Erie One Sister: Betty Fury of Ellwood City and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by: His parents, and one brother William “Dutch” Wiltrout. Friends will be received Sunday, August 1, 2004 from 2PM - 6PM at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The Funeral Service will be held Grave Side, Monday, 10:00 AM at the Crown Hill Cemetery Prospect, with the Rev. Gary Brown, Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Prospect, officiating. Interment will follow. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Butler Blind Association, or the Butler Co. United Way.
ANNA MARIE DELANEY AGE: 54 Of Dick Road, Butler passed away Wednesday morning, July 21, 2004 at her residence following an illness. She was born November 13, 1949 in Butler and was the daughter of Wallace Bega and Josephine Lassic Bega Piper. She attended Community Alliance Church, Butler. She owned and operated Delaney Auto Body Shop on Dick Road for many years. She is survived by: Her husband: Gary Delany, Sr whom she married April 22, 1965 3 Daughters: Mrs. Robert (Mary) Caskey of Meadville Dodie Saunders of New Castle Mrs. Brian (Dawn) Tonini of Butler 1 Son: Gary Delaney, Jr of Butler 4 Granddaughters 2 Brothers: Carl Bega of Chicago, IL Lewis Piper of Butler 1 Sister: Rita Lee of Oklahoma and a number of nieces and nephews She was preceded by: Her parents, and 1 Sister Friends of Anna Marie Delaney, who passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2004, will be received Friday, July 23, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be Saturday, July 24, 2004 at 11:00am at the Funeral Home with her Church Pastor officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mt. Chestnut. Memorial Contributions can be made to Breast Cancer Society Research.
PAUL CHARLES WROBLEWSKI AGE: 55 of Slippery Rock, formally of Prospect, passed away Sunday evening at the Butler Memorial Hospital following an illness. He was born August 6, 1949 in Pittsburgh, and was the son of Charles and Helen (Ziolkowski) Wroblewski. He retired after 13 years from the Maintenance Department at the Bulk Mail Center in Warrendale, Pa. He was a Vietnam Veteran. He belonged to the Fraternal Order of the Eagle #1634 in Verona. He is survived by: His wife: Ruth Lang Wroblewski, whom he married May 8, 1987 One daughter: Elizabeth I. Procopio of Hilliards Two Sons: Paul C. Wroblewski, Jr at home Colton T. Wroblewski at home One sister: Mary A. Pecci of Pittsburgh, Pa and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Wednesday, December 8, from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The Funeral Service will be Thursday, 11:00Am at the Funeral Home, with his nephew Rev. Nathaniel Richter, Pastor of New Life Tabernacle, in Greensburg, Pa officiating. Veterans’ Graveside services and burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect.
CLARENCE B. MCCANDLESS AGE: 73 Of Unionville Road, Butler passed away Friday evening at his family farm. He was born February 19, 1931 on the Farm in Center Twp., and was the son of Blair B. and Mabel (Dawson) McCandless. He has been a farmer since he was 7 years old and learned to farm with his Uncle Stanley McCandless. On November 26, 1996, Clarence and his Uncle were awarded the 200 Century Landholders in Butler County. He was the third generation to farm the same land. He was a member of the Butler County Farm Bureau. He was Presbyterian by Faith. Mr. McCandless, along with his his wife, were avid NASCAR fans, and they went to several races a year. He is survived by: His wife of 53 years, B. Donna (Eakin) McCandless, whom he married September 28, 1951. Four sons: David McCandless of Hilliards Ronny McCandless of Fawn Grove, Pa Robert McCandless of Franklin Twp. Lee McCandless of Center Twp. One Daughter: Mrs. Richard (Darla) Marks of Franklin Twp. 14 Grandchildren One Brother: Darrell McCandless of Franklin Twp. One Sister: Mrs. Jimmy (Helen Blanche) Tribby of Mesa, Arizona and a number of nieces and nephews Preceded in death by: One son, One Grandson, and One sister Friends will be received Tuesday, November 9, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00am at the Funeral Home. Burial will be at Unionville Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Heart or Diabetes. Foundations
LILLIAN RUTH CUMBERLAND DICKEY Age: 84 Of Mt. Chestnut., Passed away Sunday at the Saxony Health Center. She was born February 11, 1920, in Butler, PA and was the daughter of Harry and Ruth Wahl Cumberland. In the early 1940's, she worked at Waddell Jewelry Store in downtown Butler. She was a member of the Mt. Chestnut Presbyterian Church where she had sung in the church choir. She was a member of the Ladies Aid Society, and the Tuesday morning Bible Study. She enjoyed traveling and was a member of the BUCO Travel Trailer Club. She was an avid gardener, and will be remembered for her green thumb for her love of flowers. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Thomas (Sharon) Pawlowicz of Butler Linda Ellison of Charlotte, NC One sister: Phyllis Weigle of Florida Four brothers: Theodore Cumberland of Butler, Thomas Cumberland of Illinois, David Cumberland of Butler, and Lonny Cumberland of Butler. Eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren. Preceded by her husband, Carl C. Dickey, Jr., who died December 27, 2003 and one brother. Visitation for Lillian Dickey, who passed away October 31, 2004, will be Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be 10:00 AM Wednesday at the Mt. Chestnut Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jeffery Curtis, her Church Pastor officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mt. Chestnut. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Chestnut Presbyterian Church, 727 West Old Rt 422, Butler, PA 16001
MARY E. RICE AGE: 97 OF Rice Lane, Harmony, passed away Friday evening at the Masonic Village in Sewickly where she had been a resident for 1yr and 10months. She was born July 8, 1907 in Butler County, and was the daughter of William and Virginia Adeline (Rape) Wehr. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Peter’s Reformed Church, in Zelienople. She was a former member of the Ladies Aid at the St. John’s Lutheran Stone Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Zelienople Chapter #485. She enjoyed her family, quilting, reading, gardening, and flowers. She is survived by: Three Sons: Carl Rice of Zelienople H. LaVerne Rice, and Ronald Rice Both of Harmony Two Daughters: Mrs. Charles (Eleanor “June”) Brandon of Prospect Mrs. George (Eileen) VanGorder of Georgia 16 Grandchildren 31 Great Grandchildren 3 Great Great Grandchildren and One sister: Sarah Fulton of Evans City She was preceded in death by: Her husband, Harvey W. Rice whom she married March 6, 1929 and he passed away September 7, 1999. Two sons, 1 grandson, two great grandsons, 1 sister, and 6 brothers. Friends of Mary Rice who passed away Friday, October 15, 2004 will be received Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be Tuesday, 11:00AM at the Funeral Home, with Rev. Jim Bertoti, her church pastor officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mount Chestnut. Order of the Eastern Star of Zelienople, Chapter #485 will hold a memorial service at the Funeral Home Monday evening. Memorial Contributions can be made to: St. Peter’s Reformed Church 314-320 Grandview Ave. Zelienople PA 16063
CLARENCE M. O’HARA AGE: 65 of New Castle Road, Prospect Passed away Friday afternoon, October 8, 2004, at his residence following an illness. He was born July 16, 1939 in Weirton, WV, and was the son of Clarence H. O’Hara and Inez Rinehart O’Hara Newton. He was retired after 30 years from the Hot Mill at Butler Armco. He was affiliated with The Presbyterian Church of Prospect. He served in US Army Reserves. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. He is survived by his wife: Beverly McQuistion O’Hara Two Daughters: Denise O’Hara Nickel of Prospect Sheldine O’Hara Mahoney of Red Lion, PA One Son: Randy O’Hara of Prospect Six Grandchildren One Brother: Wayne O’Hara of Butler One Half Sister: Mrs. Glenn (Maureen) Terwiliger of Butler and One Aunt He was preceded in death by: Parents, Two Sisters, Three Nephews, and One Niece Friends will be received Monday, October 11, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street. The funeral service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, at the Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dana Opp, the Moderator of The Presbyterian Church of Prospect, officiating. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Peggy J. Middleton, 80, of Orlando, FL died Sunday in Florida South Hospital. Born June 26, 1924 in Newark, NJ she was the daughter of Frank and Margaret Flanagan Middleton. Miss Middleton was a member of St. James Catholic Church. She was retired secretary of both St. James Catheral Parish and The Cloisters of Orlando. She is survived by a sister, Sister Agnes Celeste of Flourtown, PA and a sister-in-law Mary Hitchcock Middleton of The Woodlands, TX; and her nephews Ed Middleton of The Woodlands, TX, Jack Middleton of Amhurst, MA, Frank Middleton of Trenton, NJ, Robbie Middleton of Kenilworth, NJ, Mike Rafferty of Long Branch, NJ, Steve Rafferty of Bradley Beach, NJ, Bill Rafferty of Fair Haven, NJ, Mark Rafferty of Raleigh, NC, and Mark Darnold of Paden City, WV and nieces Peggy Rafferty Hollsi of VA, Barbara Darnold Miller of New Martinsville, WV and Joanne Darnold (Fred) Webb of Slippery Rock, PA; and many great nieces and nephews. Miss Middleton was preceded in death by her father and mother; and brothers Ed Middleton of The Woodlands, TX, Frank (Blanche) Middleton of Kenilworth, NJ, and Paul Middleton of Newark, NJ; and sisters Helen Middleton(Gene) Rafferty of Long Branch, NJ, and Claire Middleton Darnold of Orlando, FL, and niece Mary Elizabeth Middleton of Long Branch, NJ. Friends of Peggy Middleton attended a Memorial Service Oct. 7th at The Cloisters, Orlando, FL. Arrangement were completed by the Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main St., Prospect PA. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 9, at 10:00 from the funeral home, followed by a 11:00 Mass in Saint Christopher at the Lake Church, Prospect, PA. Interment will be at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetary, Prospect PA. Visitation is Friday 6-8 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contibutaions may be made to Saint Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031-1898.
JAMES WESTERMAN, SR
James L. Westerman, Sr. Age: 59 of Prospect, died at home early Saturday morning, February 19, 2005, following an illness. He was born July 6, 1945 in New Castle, PA and was the son of the late Harold and Mildred Kline Westerman. He was employed at the Butler Armco where he retired in 2002, with 36 years as a melter in the melt shop. He also had been employed at Wiltrout Oil in Prospect. He was a member of the Armco Golf League, he enjoyed the out of doors hunting and camping. He is survived by two sons, James L.,Jr. and Peggy Westerman of Fenelton and Michael J. and Shannon Westerman of Portersville and Amanda K. Westerman at home. Four grandchildren, James (Jim) L. Westerman, III, Alivia J. Westerman, Kathryn (Kate) Westerman of Fenelton, Zacherie J. Westerman of Portersville, and one step-grandson, Michael P. Rihel of Portersville. One sister, Phyllis McMaster of Connoquenessing. Two Uncles, Loyal Westerman and LaVerle Westerman of Evans City. One Aunt, Doris Miller of Connoquenessing. Three neices and a number of cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents. Friends will be received on Tuesday, February 22, 2005, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street Prospect. The funeral service will be Wednesday morning 11:00AM at the Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Neyman officiating. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect.