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D-6 PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE B SATURDAY, JANUARY 1 1 , 2003 LOCAL NEWS CRIME Search on for suspects in Homewood, McKeesport slayings: By Michael A. Fuoco Post-Gazette Staff Writer Pittsburgh and Allegheny County homicide detectives investigating unrelated homicides Thursday night said yesterday they had not yet been able to determine who committed the slayings in Home-wood and McKeesport. County detectives made an arrest late Thursday in a shooting that left a Wilkinsburg man critically injured. In the Homewood shooting, victim Russell Jones, 20, of Home-wood, was shot multiple times at 5:51 p.m. in what police described as an ambush-type killing in the 7000 block of Hamilton Avenue. Pittsburgh Assistant Police Chief William Mullen said investigators had learned that Jones had been shot at, but not hit, in the past week. The reason for the earlier shooting and Thursday's fatal attack are unknown, he said. Jones had gone into Mika's Market, 7003 Hamilton Ave., to get Cont. from Page D-5 RICCI MARK (ANTHONY) On Thursday, January 9, 2003, age 59, of Jefferson Hills, PA; beloved husband of Elizabeth A. Dawes-Ricci; father of Lisa Ricciof San Francisco; step-father of Edward of West Mifflin and Gregory Dawes of Clairton; brother of Rudolph Ricci, Jr., of Clairton; also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins & his beloved "JAMM". Mark Ricci was one of those rare persons who, one could say, has a "beautiful mind". Successful in many ways, Ricci, along with partner Michael Kent, ran MJM Ventures, a Nevada-based corporation, that specializes in computer-statistical analysis and mathematical probability which could be applied in many varied venues. Founded by partner Michael Kent approximately 20 years ago, MJM Ventures has been written up in many business and sports-related journals, including Sport Illustrated, who in the eighties wrote articles raving about the Vegas-based " Computer-Group" that was so successful and so dominating in the Nevada World of legalized wagering that the "Computer-Group" had more influence on the Nevada wagering line than the oddsmakers themselves. The company continues to be highly successful, so successful that many of the key personnel now employed through the company have been able to become philanthropists, giving financial aid to many worthy charities in the Nevada area. Mark and Michael were both romanced by TV producers trying to interest them in doing a sport show on Sports handicapping, but this they turned down feeling the "entertainment business" could corrupt the purity of their product. Besides MJM Ventures, Ricci also produced many software programs, mostly for training purposes. Some were educational, used to teach mathematics and problem-solving. Some he used in classes and seminars, for Ricci took the time to do some teaching at various colleges, including Carnegie Mellon, his alma mater, and the University of Pittsburgh. In a few Mathematical journals , Mark Ricci also published articles on mathematics, probability theory and puzzle-design. Ricci loved teaching and was an exceptional teacher, who probably would have pursed a career in academia had MJM Ventures not been so successful. Another area he could have easily pursued for profit, was the publishing and marketing of all the innovative software he had produced, mostly done in the early eighties when the field was still young. At times Mark even helped some of the brother's film and TV production company's with special effects, such as solid -rocket fuel for the Buhl Planetarium diorama. Mark's talents seemed never to end. He even did some acting for film and TV for his brother and the "movie-gang". Whenever the "movie-gang" needed someone to play a scientist, Mark fit the bill perfectly. He was a natural at this also. Playing the Washington, D.C. federal scientist in "Night of The Living Dead" his part was to explain to the public why the dead were turning into zombies who walked the earth. Mark's brother recalls that Mark "was a quicker study than the professional actors on the set that day." He took to acting like a duck to water and knocked out his part on the first try." For a Calgon commercial, Mark was the perfect scientist, who in a parody of "Fantastic Voyage" send a team of scientist (shrunk to micro-size) in a micro-submarine inside a washing machine to study how Calgon removes gunk and scum. Mark and his wife Liz also took the time to travel extensively and "smell the roses". They saw a vast portion of the world together, traveling throughout the United States and an endless list countries, stopping at many of the world's capital-cities, plus numerous islands throughout the Caribbean and elsewhere. Mark and Liz lived a wonderful 25 year, storybook romance, and had many friends; in fact, their relationship - -m some takeout sandwiches. When he returned to his car and got in, he was shot in the upper chest by an assailant or assailants waiting in a vacant lot next to the market. Monroeville police arrested Jones in July 2001, and he pleaded guilty on Dec. 12 to receiving stolen property, theft of a motor vehicle, criminal conspiracy and criminal mischief. On the same day, he also pleaded guilty to attempted burglary, conspiracy, possessing instruments of crime and theft by unlawful taking. For both guilty pleas, he was sentenced to two years of probation. The second shooting, which occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday, resulted in the death of Thomas C. Holmes, 44, of Fairview Street. County homicide Sgt. Jeffrey Ko-rczyk said witnesses heard three or four gunshots in Holmes' neighborhood. Shortly thereafter, Holmes frantically ran up to a man as he was entering his home at 637 Madi- was somehow magnetic as they drew many people together from all walks of life. Mark and Liz threw an annual picnic that had become a tradition, and it seemed to grow every year. A wonderful husband and loving father, Mark's only daughter, Lisa Ricci, interrupted her career in San Francisco to come and be with him; Mark had become a loving and "true father" to liz's sons, Ed and Gregg who loved him dearly. A brilliant mind, a beautiful heart and a wonderful soul, Mark Ricci will leave a wide hole in the social fabric of all those who knew and were connected to him. He was one of those truly genuine and irreplaceable people. Friends received Sat. 7-9 p.m. & Sun. 12-4 & 7-9 p.m. in the A. J. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 555 5th St., Clairton, 412-233-5700, www.bekavacfuneralhome.com. Funeral Service Monday 1-13-03 At 12 Noon in the Funeral Home Chapel. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazefte.com RUPRECHT TAMMY J. (OWENS) Of Brighton Hgts., on Thursday, January 9, 2003; beloved wife of Frederick G. Ruprecht Jr.; loving mother of Maura Brigid Ruprecht; daughter of James H. Owens and the late Mary Jo Owens, Frederick G. Sr. and Victoria Ruprecht; sister of Rebecca Balog and her husband Brian, Mary Beth Owens and Robert J. Owens; sister-in-law of Ralph Ruprecht and his wife Jennifer, Heather Ruprecht and Samuel Ruprecht; granddaughter of the late Robert C. Owens and Betty M. Wohl and John and Edith Probst; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received Sun. 2-9 pm in T.B. DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Highway, North Hills. Additional visitation in Moxham Lutheran Church, 500 Park Ave., Johnstown, PA, Mon., 2-9 pm, where Services will be held Tues., 10 am. In lieu of flowers contributions to Maura Ruprecht Scholarship Fund. Tammy was a graduate of Johnstown H.S., Class of 1984. She attended the University of Pittsburgh where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Master's in Social Work. She was a member of First Lutheran Church. www.devlinfuneralhome.com Please sign the guest book at post-gazette, com RUYECHAN JOSEPH T. JR. On Fri Jan. 10, 2003, of Natrona Heights, formerly of Rankin. Son of Dorothy (Thieman) and the late Joseph T. Ruyechan, Sr.; brother of Antoinette (Scott) Erskine, Yvette (Gene) Gamble, Jeanette (Clair) Ellis; Susan (Bill) Kevicky, Edward Ruyechan; loving companion Patty Nyga; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews. Friends received Sat. 7-9 pm and Sun. 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the JAMES F. KUTCH FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 107 Fourth Ave., Rankin. Mass of Christian burial, Mon., 11 am., Word of God Parish, BVM Church, Rankin. Please sign the guest book atpost-gaiette.com SALAVA MARY VIRGINIA Age 86, of Brookline, on Friday, January 10, 2003; beloved wife of the late Michael A. Salava; mother of Michael (Debra) Salava, Christine (John) Cooper and the late Jeffrey J. Salava; loving grandmother of Sandra Duke, Heather Buchnows-ki, Jeffrey Salava, Rebecca and Michael Cooper and Kristen Salava; also two great-grandchildren, Madison and James; sister of Willa Ciprella, Mary Klousnitzer, Margaret Kirk and the late Joseph, William and Richard Watterson; also many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Saturday 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at FRANK F. DE BOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. 1065 Brookline Blvd., 412-561-0380. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, 11 am, in Resurrection Church (Brookline). Donations may be made to the Family Hospice, 250 Mt. Lebanon Blvd., Ste. 203, Pgh., PA 15234. Pleosesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SCHAMING PAUL A. Of Monroeville, on Friday, January 10, 2003; age 83; beloved husband of Loretta (Quinn) Schaming; devoted father of Claire Schaming of Harmony PA, Drew Schaming of Harrisburg PA and Pat Schaming of The Woodlands TX; brother of May Auger of Whitehall PA, the late Sylvester, James, Gertrude Edgar WntmiMi irtimrtiTina'-'iif Thomas C. Holmes Duane Proctor son Ave., a half-block from Holmes' home, and said, "Please help me. They're trying to shoot me." The man, who told police it appeared Holmes had been shot and was bleeding, feared for the safety of his 9-year-old daughter inside. He told Holmes he would call 911 and went inside his home. The resident had his back to the door when he heard three or four shots fired very close to his home. CLASSIFIED and Dorothy O'Neil; son of the late Paul and Mary (Threnheuser) Schaming; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Served as a Medic US Army WW II under General Patton. Friends received at GENE H. CORL INC., FUNERAL CENTER OF MONROEVILLE. 4335 Northern Pike (1 block east of Mosside Blvd.-Route 48). Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 pm Sunday, Mass of Christian Burial St. Bernadette Church, Monday, 10:30 am. CORL FAMILY DIRECTORS, 412-372-2100 Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SCHIFFHAUER DOROTHY A. Age 84, of Aspinwall, on Wednesday, January 9, 2003; wife of the late Frank J. Schiffhauer; mother of Lawrence (Karen), John, Irene (John) Ramsey, David, Robert (Suzanne), William (Shirley) and Dorothy Davies; grandmother of Robin, David (Michele), Michael (Kim), John Jr., Sarah and Bobby; great-grandmother of Madison and Lindsey Parry. Friends received Saturday, l-9pm in WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, 100 Center Ave., Aspinwall. Service and interment private. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions in memory of Dorothy to Forbes Hospice, 6655 Frankstown Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Please sign the guest bookatpost-gazette.com SCHULTZ HELEN 86, of Jefferson Hills, on Jan. 9, 2003; beloved wife of the late Jack Schultz; loving mother of Jack R. Schultz (Donna) and Carolyn An-tonelli (Burt); grandmother of four; great-grandmother of three. Helen was a member of the Ladies of Charity, AARP 2068 of South Park, Senior Citizens of Pleasant Hills and sang in the choir at St. Thomas a Becket. Visitation will be from 2-4 & 7-9 Sun. at JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 301 Curry Hollow Rd., Pleasant Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am Mon. at St. Thomas a Becket. Interment Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas a Becket. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette.com SEEBACHER RUTH M. On Wed., January 8, 2003 of Car-rick. Wife of the late Cyril T. See-bacher; mother of Jack (Mary Anne) Seebacher, Barb (Tom) Zandier, Judi (Larry) Heenan, Mimi (Mike) Gula and Noreen (Asa Aarons) Smith. Predeceased in death by one sister, four brothers. Also survived by 21 grandchildren, 27 12 great-grandchildren. Friends received at the Friends received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, Sat. 7-9 pm and Sun. 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Prayer on Monday morning at 9: 15. Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Angels Church at 10 am. If desired, family suggests contributions to Family Hospice, 250 Mt. Lebanon Blvd., Suite 203, Pgh., PA 15234. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SIMONE MARIA R. Age 87 on Friday, January 10, 2003, of Rankin; beloved wife of the late Antimo Simone; loving mother of Antoinette Jiuliano and her husband Joe of Cleveland, Sal Simone and his wife Ginny of West Mifflin, John Simone and his wife Judi of East McKeesport; dear grandmother of Frank, Lucy, Mark and his wife Kristy, Randy, John and Jans-en. Friends received Sunday only 12-2 and 3-5 pm at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC. 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. Mass of Christian burial Monday 9:30 am in Madonna del Castello Church. www.niedfuneralhome.com Please sign the guest book at post-gazette.com SOBIERAY JULIA (HAMAS) On Thursday, January 9, 2003, wife of the late Sigmund H. Sobier-ay; beloved mother of Edmund S. (Helen) Sobieray of Philadelphia and Mary Helen S. (Charles) Dun-lap; sister of Mary Evans of Tempe, AZ, Al Hamas, Margaret Kopay, Steve Hamas of Phoenix, AZ and the late Anna Hamas and Nicholas Hamas; grandmother of Edmund S. Sobieray and John B. (Regina) Sobieray, both of Washington, DC. Friends welcome Sunday 1-4 and 7-9 at WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SVC, 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp. Parastas Sunday 7:30 pm. Fu Norris S. Rogers In fact, Korczyk said, the man said his door shook when it was struck by a slug from a .380-caliber semiautomatic. "Had it been a higher caliber weapon, the bullet would have gone through the door and he would have been shot in the back," Korczyk said. The man opened the door to see Holmes lying there. A police officer happened by just as the man was OBITUARIES neral Mass in St. Ignatius Church, Monday 10 am. Interment St. Ignatius Cemetery. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette.com SPAGNOLO FRANK J. Of Sharpsburg on Fri. Jan. 10, 2003, beloved husband of Ann (Napoli); brother of Betty Borgo, Mary Mangieri and the late John and Sam Spagnolo, also surviving are nieces & nephews. Friends received Sun & Mon. 12 Noon-4pm & 7-9pm at WORRELL FUNERAL HOME, INC., Corner of Main and Ninth Sts. SharpsburgMass of Christian Burial Tues. at 9:30am in Madonna of Jerusalem Church. Parish Vigil Sun. 3:00pm. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette.com STACY DOROTHY (McKAY) Of Scott Twp., on Thursday January 9, 2003, beloved wife of the late Harold W.; loving mother of David R., Thomas F., Jean Ann Bregon and Alan M.; grandmother of Tyler, Thomas A., Steven H., Aaron T., Amanda, Ashley, Natal ie and Curtis Stacy, and Tim, Todd, Tori and Tammy Bregon; great-grandmother of Angelina Farrand; sister of Virginia Pollock, Evelyn Petri and the late Nancy Elwell. Dorothy was a member of the Covenant Community Presbyterian Church. Visitation Saturday & Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SVC, 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp. where services will be held Monday 11 :00 am. Interment in Allegheny County Memorial Park. The Family requests memorial contributions be made to Family Hospice, 412-572-8820. Please sign the guest book atpost-gazette.com STEIN LEON On Friday, January 10, 2003; Beloved and devoted husband of 64 years of Annetta R. (Netti) Stein. Beloved father of Richard M. Stein of Scottsdale, AZ, Shirl S. (Mark) Unatin of Upper St. Clair and llene B. Stein of San Francisco, CA. Son of the late Isaac and Anna Stein. Brother of Sylvia Rosen, Rosella (Herbie) Cohen and the late Jack Stein. Grandfather of Dr. Brad (Allison) Stein, Todd (Lisa) Stein, Stacey B. Stein, Justine (David) Springberg and Gregory R. Unatin. Great-grandfather of Rachel Stein, Devon Stein and Olivia Springberg. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Services at RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL, INC 5509 Centre Ave., Shadyside, on Sunday at 3 PM. Visitation 1 hour prior to services (2-3 PM). Interment Shaare Torah Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Please sign the guest book atpost-gazette.com STORK MAGDALENA M. On Thursday, January 9, 2003, age 95, of Observatory Hill, wife of the late Clifton C. Stork Sr., beloved mother of Clifton C. Stork Jr.; aunt of Helmut and Eva Gebler, Walter Gebler, Wolfgang Gebler and All Family of Bad Saulgau, Germany. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Saturday & Sunday at the HEARD FUNERAL HOME, INC 4047 Perrys-ville Ave., Observatory Hill. Mass of Christian burial Incarnation of the Lord Parish, Monday, 10 a.m. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com TRACHTENBERG DR. LEE A. On Friday, January 10, 2003; Beloved husband of Barbara Trachten-berg. Beloved father of Jayme & Andrew Goldberg of NY and Lisa & Marc Tannenbaum of Pgh. Brother of Dr. Stan 8 Barbara Trachten-berg of WY. Brother-in-law of Raymond & Ellen Wiener. Son-in-law of Philip & Arlene Wiener. Grandfather of Zachary Goldberg and Justin Tannenbaum. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Services at Temple Emanuel of South Hills, 1250 bower Hill road, Mt. Lebanon, on Sunday at 2:30 PM. Visitation VA hours prior to services at Temple Emanuel (1-2:30PM). Interment Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Temple Emanuel Section. Contributions may be made to Temple Emanuel of South Hills, 1250 Bower Hill Rd., Pgh., PA 15243, Family Hospice & Palliative Care, 250 Mt. Lebanon Blvd., Suite 203, Pgh., PA 15234 or Hillman Cancer Center, 5115 Centre Ave., Pgh., PA 15232. Arrangements by RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL INC. Please sign the guest book at post-gaiette.com ULLMAN AUDREY (TOIA) On Thursday, January 9, 2003, age 84, of the North Side, beloved calling 911. Medics were summoned but Holmes, who was shot as many as sue times, including twice in the head, died at the scene. Court records indicate Holmes received three years of probation after he pleaded guilty in June 1995 to charges of theft by deception, delivery of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, and possession of a controlled substance in a McKeesport case. The final shooting of the night occurred at 8:51 p.m. outside an apartment building at 828 Rebecca St. in Wilkinsburg. Duane Proctor of Wilkinsburg was wounded multiple times. He was taken to UPMC Presbyterian in critical condition. Detectives received information that the shooter was Norris S. Rogers, 19, of the 1000 block of Mill Street, Wilkinsburg. They went to his apartment and he agreed to accompany them to the Wilkinsburg police station. Korczyk said investigators developed additional information and at 1:35 p.m. charged wife of the late Charles Ullman; mother of Carole Brooks, Charles J. Ullman, Donald Ullman, Robert E. Ullman and Virginia Marak; also 13 grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren; sister of Robert Toia, June Paradise, JoAnn Costa and the late Charles Toia. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the HEARD FUNERAL HOME, INC. 4047 Perrysville Ave., Observatory Hill. Mass of Christian burial St. Gregory Church, Zelienople, Monday, 12 noon. Please sign the guest book at posf-gaiette.com VASSIL GARY ANDREW Of Swissvale died peacefully at home with his family on Thursday, January 9, 2003; loving son of John and Gerry (Devine) Vassil; dear brother of Michael John (Leona) of Lawrenceville, Diane M. (Edward) Bennett of Turtle Creek; uncle of Kaitlin, Jacob and Lacey; great-uncle of Kenneth and Nicole; and survived by many relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Andrew and Anna Vassil and Patrick and Catherine Devine. Friends received 2-9 pm Saturday and Sunday at THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. Funeral Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Monday, 11:30 am, in Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Braddock. Memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society. Please sign the guest book atpost-gozette.com VERGHIES FLORENCE L. On Thursday, January 9, 2003; mother of Mary and Jeffrey Verghies and the late Donna Crandall-Canterbury; sister of Viola Jarasiewicz, Margaret Collura, Anna Bennett, Francis, Gerard, George and the late Charles Jr. and Edwin Bennett; grandmother of Charles and Christopher Canterbury, Jeffrey Jr. and Corianne Verghies, Elizabeth Davis; also 3 great-grandchild; wife of Stephen; Friends may call at SPEER-AN-THONY KAPRIVE FUNERAL HOME 2927 Chartiers Avenue, Sheraden, Pgh. Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Innocents Church Monday 10am. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gaiette.com VIVERITO BONITA L. "BONNIE" Bonnie, Age 56, of Oakdale died Friday, January 10, 2003, in Shadyside Hospital. She was born March 27, 1946; the daughter of Burno and Dolores Louisa Dalla-Piazza. Mrs. Viverito was a graduate of Humbel Institute in Minneapolis, MN. She served as Vice PresidentCEO of Mon Valley Travel for 28 years. Following acquisition by WorldTravel BTI, Bonnie remained active in a managerial role until her recent illness. Her many trade affiliations included membership with the local travel chapter of SKAI. Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband, Anthony "Tony" Viverito an son, Michael of Oakdale. Friends will be received 2-4 & 7-9pm. Sunday and Monday at the THOMAS-LITTLE FUNERAL SERVICE, INC., 5000 Noblestown Road, Oakdale. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10am. Tuesday at the Holy Trinity R.C. Church, McKees Rocks with Rev. Robert Herman as celebrant. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of ones choice. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette, com WATERMAN ROBERTA G. Of Canonsburg, on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, age 66; daughter of the late Lewis and Grace (Nicholson) Waterman; sister of the late John and Robert Waterman; sister-in-law of Eugenia and Dorothy Waterman of Canonsburg; also seven nieces and four nephews. Roberta was employed by Cigna Corp. for 30 years. Private Interment. Arrangements by DAVID J. HENNEY FUNERAL HOME, Library. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette.com 7 v r ' Rogers with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and a weapons violation. He was arraigned in Night Court and lodged in the Allegheny County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. - Proctor was found guilty in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court in February 2001 of simple assault and was sentenced to two years probation. Rogers does not have a record in Allegheny County. Chief Deputy Coroner- Joe Domenick said Thursday's violence was not unprecedented in Allegheny County. There have been days when two or three people have been killed, even excluding the actions of mass murders Ronald Taylor and Richard Baum- hammers, he said. Staff writer Jim McKinnon contributed to this report. Michael A Fuoco can be reached at mfuocodi post-gazette.com or 412-263-1968. WATSON LETCHER Age 99, of O'Hara Twp., on Thursday, January 9, 2003. Husband xf Edna T. (Panner) Watson; father of Barbara M. (B. Warren) Strawn; also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Watson was a Mason and a member, of the John E. Mair Lodge 729 in Mars, PA. Friends received Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 pm in WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, 100 Center Ave Aspinwall where a service will be held on Monday at 1 1 am. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette, com WILLOE MARY T. (DILORIO) On Friday, January 10, 2003, Mary T. (Dilorio) Willoe, age 81, oT; Munhall, PA. Active member of St. Therese of Lisieus R.C. Church. Mother of Joseph R. (Jef) (Maria) Willoe of Mt. Lebanon and Joan A. Willoe of Maine; sister of Antoinette (Toni) (Joseph) Bayuk of Pittsburgh and the late Angeline (Lee) Wargofchik; grandmother of Tony. Willoe, Hope Willoe and Freeman" Bartek. Friends received Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3511 Main Street, Munhnll. (A selected finlden Rule Member). Mass of Christian Burial in St. Therese of Lisieux R.C. Church on Tuesday at 11 am. '. :. . Please sign the guest book at post-gazette, com WISSLER :V REGIS A., JR. 53, of Mt. Lebanon, on Thurs.v Jan. 9, 2003; beloved husband for 33 years of Bonnie R. Wissler; loving-father of Diane Rattay (Scott) and Amy Lynn Wissler; devoted son of Lois and the late Regis Wissler; brother of Sue Siegert, Deborah Bradley, Cynthia Nehlia, Mary Ann Knausand Paula Collavo. Regewas 27 year veteran of the Mt. Lebanon Fire Department. Friends will be received at LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 222 Washington Rd., Mt. Lebanon, Sat. & Sun. 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Winifred Church Monday morning at 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to: Out Reach Teen & Family Services, 666 Washington Road; or the Volunteer Fire Company of Mt. Lebanon, 710 Washington, both of Mt. Lebanon, PA 15228; or Seneca Lake Park A.E.D. Fund, 22172 Park Road, Senecaville, Ohio 43780. Please sign the guest book at post-gazette, com WROBLESKI ROBERT "BOB" Age 48 of Jefferson Hills formerly" of Clairton died on Thursday, January 9, 2003, at his residence. Bob was a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at Southwestern Ambulatory Surgery Center in Pleasant Hills for the past 15 years. Previous--ly he worked for Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Uniontown Hospital. He was Board Certified and a member of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Education District 5. His volunteer activities included Merit Badge Counselor for Boy Scout Troop 60 in West Elizabeth and many activities at his church, St.-Clare of Assisi Church in Clairton. His education included Clairton High School, West Virginia University, Davis and Elkins College for his nursing degree and the McKeesport Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia Education. Husband of Pamela (Marcinak) Wrobleski;rfa-ther of Robert J. "BJ" and Ivana Claire Wrobleski; predecegsed- by an infant son; son of Dr. Joseph W. Wrobleski and the late Pauline (Kwasna) Wrobleski; brother 6f Dr. Greg Wrobleski of Morgantown, WV and Dr. Jan Wrobleski of Charleston, SC; ; also survived by twelve nieces and nephews. Friends received STEPHEN D. SLATER FUNERAL HOME 1701 StateRt.-5t, (Large) Jefferson Hills Saturday 3-5 pm and Sunday 1-4 and 6-9 pm. funeral prayer on Monday morning at 9:15. Mass of Christian burial 10 om in St. Joseph Church, St. Clare pf Assisi Parish, Clairton. ., Please sign the guest book at post-gazette, com 003 In Memoriam -.; . BATES ; 'j mary f. ; :y ; AUG. 31, 1945- JAN. 11,1998 Mare, five long years have passed. I will always love you. Miss ya, Hub.

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