The Times-Tribune from Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 7, 1994 · 9
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SCRANTON. PA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7. 1994 00 ITU An I EG O LOCAL PAGE 9 (Hie ikranton Slraes Peter Sklarsky September 6, 1994 Peter Sklarsky, Canaan Township, Wayne County, died Tuesday at his home after an illness. His widow Is the former Stephanie Eiwonchyk. They had celebrated their 62nd wedding . anniversary last November. Born in Old Forge, son of the late Lucas and Nellie Lukasick Sklarsky, he resided in the Canaan area the past 22. years. He , was a member of St Tikhon's Russian Orthodox Church, - South Canaan, and was a Navy veteran of World War n, having served on the U.S. Bennington. 'He was a member of American legion Post 889, Waymart, and was a professional upholsterer in charge of maintenance of draperies and furnishings throughout the Hotel Roosevelt, New York City. Also surviving are a son, Gerald, Los Angeles, Calif.; three .grandchildren; two great-grand-'children; two sisters, Irene Meyer and Helen Ciullo, both of Old Forge; two brothers, Harry, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Michael, Hellertown; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by .three brothers, Albert, Theodore 'and John. ; The funeral will be Friday from the Herbert E. Jenkins Funeral Home, 269 Belmont St., .Waymart, with Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in St Tikhon's Russian Orthodox Church. Inter-memVparish cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Waymart American Legion will .conduct a service at 3 p.m. Parastas, 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice Memorial Fund, rear 334 Jefferson Ave. 18501. : Charlotte Jacobs September 6, 1994 Charlotte Jacobs, 86, formerly of Tunkhannock and Factoryville, died Tuesday morning in Wesley Village, Jenkins Township, where she had been a guest for the past eight years. She was the widow of Olin Jacobs, who died Oct. 21; 1966. Born in Dalton, daughter of the late George and Deltha Carr, she was a member of Tunkhannock Methodist Church and a former member of the Oriental Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. Factoryville. Surviving are nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Friday with services at 1 p.m. in the Anthony P. Litwin Funeral Home, Reynolds and Capwell streets, Factoryville. Interment, Evergreen-Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville. i Friends may call Friday, one hour prior to the time of serv-' ice. "' Eugene Beaudet Dies BRYN MAWR, Pa. (AP) Eugene Charles Beaudet, an expert on Pennsylvania's steel industry who edited a steel trade magazine for more than 20 years, died Saturday. He was 70. Beaudet worked for four decades for Iron Age Magazine and its successor, Metalworking News-Iron Age, a periodical considered the bible of the steel industry. He became editor-in-chief in 1967 and retained that title until 1987, when he became associate publisher. He retired in 1990. . During his tenure, Iron Age won 28 national awards, and in 1976 Beaudet received the J.D. Crain Award for a distinguished career in business journalism. Author Dies SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) Author, anthropologist and sociologist Elliot Liebow died of cancer Sunday. He was 69. Liebow wrote "Tally's Corner," the 1966 landmark study of black streetcorner society in Washington, D.C. He also wrote poetry and books for children. The Washington, D.C, native dropped out of high school to join the Marines in 1942 but later Earned a bachelor's degree in JSnglish from George Washington University and a doctorate 4n anthropology from Catholic ifniversity. ! He worked for more than 25 tyears at the National Institute of Rental Health and was the Patrick CArdinal O'Boyle professor at Catholic University when he lied. Maurice E.Taylor September 6, 1994 Maurice E. Taylor, a resident of Cinnaminson, N.J., died Tuesday morning at home following an apparent heart attack. His widow is the former Lois M. Hunt Born in Scott Township, son of the late Walter I. and Carrie L. Vail Taylor, he was employed for 42 years as chief of standardization for Frankfurt Arsenal, Philadelphia, prior to retirement in 1986. He was active until his death in 25 work related organizations. He was a 1941 graduate of Lehigh University. He was an Army veteran of World War FL where he received the Purple Heart and Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Willingboro, N.J. Also surviving are a son, Ralph W., Eastampton, N.J.; three daughters, Barbara Jean, Olyphant; Patricia Ann Seamon, Mocksville, N.C., and Joan Louise, Arlington, Texas; a brother, Merwyn A., Jermyn; five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Tinklepaugh. The funeral will be Thursday with services at 8 p.m. in the SnoverGivnish Funeral Home of Cinnaminson, 1200 Route 130, Cinnaminson, N.J. 08077. Interment will be Friday at noon in Valley View Memorial Park, Jermyn. ' Friends may call Thursday, 6 p.m. until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 600 White Horse Pike, Au-dobon, N J. 08106. Helen Anne Roman September 6, 1994 Helen Anne Roman, Riverdale, N.J., formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday at her home after an illness. She was the widow of Louis Roman who died in 1979. Born in Dickson City, daughter of the late Andrew and Ann Misiewicz, she was a member of St. Mary's Church, Pompton Lakes, N.J. She was employed as a retail clerk for Sears, Roebuck and Co., Wayne, N.J., for . 20 years. Surviving are a son, Louis, Teaneck, N.J.; two daughters, Joanne Roman, Riverdale, and Cindy Roman Gancher, ..West Milford, N.J.; a brother, Joseph Baciewicz, Schenectady, N.Y.; four sisters, Stella Smith, Wash-ingtonville, N.Y.; Pearl Petrow, Bridgeport, Conn.; Eleanor Kac-zor, Schenectady, and Victoria Costello, Mount Vernon, N.Y. Ex-Champ Dies LOS ANGELES (AP) Ike Williams, a former lightweight boxing champion who recorded more than 60 knockouts in a career that stretched from 1940 to 1955, was found dead at his home Tuesday. He was 71 and was believed to have died of natural causes. Williams, compiled a record of 123 wins, 25 losses and five draws. He won what is now known as the World Boxing Association title in 1945 when he knocked out Juan Zurita in Mexico City. He defended that title twice before being declared undisputed world champion after knocking out Bob Montgomery in 1947. He lost the title to Jimmy Carter in 1951. Former Coach Dies DALLAS (AP) Cliff Speegle, a former Southwest Conference commissioner and Oklahoma State football coach, died Monday at age 75. Speegle served as commissioner from 1973 to 1982, then worked as a consultant for the conference from 1983 to 1986. . He coached at Oklahoma State from 1955 to 1962. His best year was 1958, when his team went 8-3 and beat Florida State in the Blue Grass Bowl. Comic Actor Dies NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) Richard Martin, who played comic sidekick Chito Rafferty in RKO serial Westerns during the 1940s, died Sunday of complications from leukemia. He was 75. His Irish-Mexican character Chito appeared in the 1943 war movie "Bombardier" and in sev eral Zane Grey serials. Wendy S. Charles Gulish September 4, 1994 Wendy S. Charles Gulish, 34, formerly of Springville, Susquehanna County, died Sunday at home in Johnstown, Cambria County. She was the wife of Lawrence Joseph Gulish Jr. Born in Montrose, daughter of Gayle and Brenda Masters Charles, Factoryville, she and her husband owned and oper-. ated Gulish Refinishlng. Johnstown. Also surviving are four sisters. Candy Jeffries and Cindy Kopf, both of Weatherly, Carbon County; Lori Hauser, Springville, and Amy McKeon, Brick, N.J.; a brother, Randy, Allen-town, N.J.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Carpenter, Montrose; niece and nephews. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family by the Rev. David R. Wilson, Bridgewater Baptist Church, Montrose. Interment, Lynn Cemetery, Lynn. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Unit of Windber Hospital, Windber, Somerset County. Arrangements by the Bartron Funeral Home Inc., 74 Church St., Montrose. High-Rise Work Nears Completion Work is progressing to stabilize ground beneath the Washington West Apartments high-rise for the elderly where a subsidence was discovered in 1993. The board of the Scranton Housing Authority was informed by SHA Deputy Executive Director Harold F. Rempe at , its monthly meeting on Tuesday that the $1.5 million vangular" drilling and flushing project should be completed within roughly two months. After the Office of Surface Mining project is completed, the SHA plans to plant shrubs and grass along the North Washington Avenue side of the building, and upgrade and resurface the parking lot in the rear, he said. Unlike other projects which flush silt into the subsurface voids caused by a subsidence, OSM is using a cement-like substance which will provide "rock-like support," according to Rempe. The subsidence beneath the six-story apartment building for the elderly was discovered in the spring of 1993, prompting the OSM to undertake the project to stabilize the area. In other action, on a motion by SHA Chairman Thomas Mc-Nulty, the authority promoted two temporary employees to permanent jobs as laborers. They are Gary McPhillips, 1639 Doro thy St., and Robert J. Trudnak, 406 Scott Road. Clark's Summit SHA treasurer William Baker abstained from the vote on Trudnak, but declined to say why. ' Omar Ali-Bey Dies at 39 CLEVELAND (AP) Omar Ali-Bey, an ex-convict who ended his life of drugs and gang activity to become an advocate of self-esteem and civil rights, died Monday of an AIDS-related illness. He was 39. Ali-Bey, whose given name was Harold Iverson, was convicted of larceny while serving in the Army and spent one year in the stockade at Leavenworth, Kan. After suffering serious Injuries fleeing police following a robbery, he gave up drugs, became a Muslim and earned a college degree. He also became an outspoken advocate of self-esteem in the inner city and campaigned against racism, police brutality and injustice. DEPARTMENT STORE ONLY AT ITS BUSINESS AS USUAL AT ALL OTHER HESS'S STORES i n i K n aupfT1 SEE THE ORIGINAL PRICES Every item in stock has the original price ticket on it. Cashiers deduct an additional 25 off the lowest marked price.. .even on items already marked down 14, 13, and 12 resulting in savings of up to 50! Don't miss outl . OVER 6 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH Even our newest arrivals bought for this season's selling and beyond. If you thought you couldnt afford Hess's before, you can nowl WE REGRET FOR THIS SALE.. All Items must be subject to prior sale. All sales are final. No alterations, no phone orders. Store stock only, CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED We will accept cash, as well as Visa, ; MasterCard, American Express and " -? Discover, but during this event we cannot accept our own credit card. - Sorry, no 1 . coupons, no checks. - LOOK AT THESE FAMOUS BRAND NAMES! Springmald, Fieldcrest, J.P. Stevens, Farberware, Pfaltzgraff, Lenox, Lane, T-Fal, Hamilton Beach, Parker, Mallard, Gold Toe, Playtex, Olga, Bali, Naturalizer, Life Stride, Nike, LA. Gear, Reebok, Esprit, Boonie Doon, Bugle Boy, ' Concept Clothing Co., Farah, Bongo, Haggar, American Flyer, ; High Sierra, Chatham, Piilowtex, Broyhill, Dexter, Geoffrey Beene, Algner, Calico, Misty Harbor, Bass, Mulberry Street, Warner's Maldenform, Vanity Fair, Norton McNaughton, Dockers, Kenneth -Mitchell, Bill Blass, David Wayne, Jessica Roberts, Celebrity Kids, -Osh Kosh B'Gosh, Pemkay, ' Doespun, Buster Brown, Carter's, Hanes, Unionbay, Ivory Coast, Arrow, and many more. - IF IF NOTHING WILL BE SPARED Every misses', junior's & women's dress, coat, top & bottom, coordinate, skirt, pant, blouse; every handbag, accessory, pair of shoes; all lingerie, sportswear active and spectator, all outerwear, sweaters & morel Every man's suit, coat, blazer, sport coat, shirt, tie, outerwear; all men's furnishings & accessories: all boys, girls & infants. Plus all home furnishings including housewares, china & crystal, ; gifts, gourmet kitchenware, stationery, domestics & curtains, decorative accents & more. . , , , , ' Our maternity department Is leased and excluded from this sale but is offering exceptional values, too.

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