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CLASSIFIED OBITUARIES Cont. from Previous Page PARRIS JOSEPH A. Age 81, of Elliott, on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Beloved husband of Marie A. Parris; loving father of David Parris, Bobbi (Charles) Darcy and Nicole Wiles; six grandchildren; one great- granddaughter; brother of Mary Beth Parris; brother-in-law of Barbara Murray, Nancy Entin, Linda Howenstein John and Richard Swartz.

Friends received 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Wednesday only at ANTHONY G. STAAB FUNERAL HOME, 900 Chartiers Pittsburgh, PA 15220. Inurnment in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Monday, August 25, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Add a tribute at: www.staabfuneral.com Send condolences PATCH JEAN (MEISTER) Jean (Meister) Patch, of Pinehurst, NC, formerly of Bethel Park, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014, at the age of 93. Born in McKeesport on March 12, 1921, daughter of the late William Meister and Margaret M. Meister Putze. Jean was predeceased by a brother, William; and her husband of 67 years, Isaac Patch.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Harold) Mendelson of Pinehurst, NC. Jean graduated from Allegheny High School in 1939. Following graduation, Jean worked for an electrical company until she married Isaac in 1942. Along with many other families, Jean anxiously awaited return from WWII in 1945. For the next 16 years, Jean stayed home taking care of her family.

In 1961, she went to work for Control Data Corporation (formerly Service Bureau Corp.) retiring in 1989 after 28 years of service. Jean and Ike loved traveling extensively in the U.S. with friends and family. Jean also enjoyed bowling, needlework, and bus trips to Atlantic City. We thank the staffs at Elmcroft Heartland, Pinehurst Healthcare, and FirstHealth Hospice for the wonderful care they provided.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 10 a.m., until time of Service at 11 a.m. at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28327. Send condolences PAYMENT ROBERT CHARLES Age 80, of Renfrew, died Sunday morning, August 17, 2014, at the V.N.A.

Inpatient Hospice. Born January 27, 1934, in Buffalo, NY, he was a son of the late Millard Joseph Payment and Ann (Kuhl) Payment. He had worked as Sr. Vice President and Controller for Equibank in Pittsburgh for 19 years, retiring in 1993. Surviving are his wife, Joan (Koba) Payment; four children, Robert (Tracy) Payment, Brian Payment, Kevin Payment, all of PAYMENT ROBERT CHARLES Age 80, of Renfrew, died Sunday morning, August 17, 2014, at the V.N.A.

Inpatient Hospice. Born January 27, 1934, in Buffalo, NY, he was a son of the late Millard Joseph Payment and Ann (Kuhl) Payment. He had worked as Sr. Vice President and Controller for Equibank in Pittsburgh for 19 years, retiring in 1993. Surviving are his wife, Joan (Koba) Payment; four children, Robert (Tracy) Payment, Brian Payment, Kevin Payment, all of Butler, Beth (Steven) Craven of Cranberry six grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue, Butler.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. Send condolences PLAVAN KEVIN J. Age 38, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 15, 2014. Kevin was a resident of New York City. Beloved son of John C.

Plavan and Lynn R. Plavan of Pittsburgh; brother of Katherine L. Plavan of New York City. Kevin was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Irma Plavan and James and Miriam Roberts. Kevin was a graduate of Hampton High School and Boston College.

A private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In memory of Kevin, donations may be sent to Oasis Recovery Center, 960 Penn Avenue, Suite 105, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. A RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL Service, 412-621-8282. Send condolences RICCI PASQUALINO On Sunday, August 17, 2014. Beloved husband of Theresa Ricci; father of Mary Angela Portagallo (Joseph), Teresa Joann Scholze (Timothy) and Patricia Ann Ricci; grandfather of Justine Marie and Savana Lyn Scholze; brother of Franco and Nicolino Ricci, and Martha Ersilia Ciotola; also many nieces and nephews.

Pasqualino was an active member of the Ateleta Beneficial Assoc. Friends received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the WINTER FUNERAL HOME, PC, 4730 Friendship Ave. Funeral on Thursday at 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St.

Maria Goretti Parish, Friendship Campus, at 10 a.m. Send condolences SATARIANO LAWRENCE J. On Saturday, August 16, 2014, age 87, of Gibsonia. Beloved husband for 52 years of the late Alice E. (Hartung) Satariano; brother of John, Joseph and the late Frank; loving father of Marie (Tom) Geubtner, Patricia A.

(John) Satariano-Hayden, Anne M. (Ed) Gasperich, Nancy J. (Tom) Belz, Gina M. Satariano and Lawrence A. (Kristen) Satariano; proud grandfather of Leah (Zach), Mark (Samantha), Elliott, Evan, Kevin, Emily (John), Rachel (Cameron), Trevor, Beth, Daniel and Matthew; and great-grandfather of Gabriel, Kaleb, Jase, Charlotte and Harper.

Larry was a proud graduate of North Catholic High School and Duquesne University. Larry was a loyal Meals on Wheels volunteer for over 25 years and an usher for many years at St. Athanasius. Larry enjoyed travel, fishing, sports, poker, music and especially time spent with family. He enjoyed the many activities and lovely people at St.

Barnabas for the past three years. We will miss his gentle spirit. Friends will be received on Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME, 388 Center Avenue, West View, 15229. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St.

Athanasius Church on Wednesday at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to a charity of choice. Please pay tribute at: www.schellhaasfh.com Send condolences SKOOGLUND JOHN W. Age 84, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Jan.

4, 1930, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Carl M. and Louise K. (Snyder) Skooglund. John was a retired executive from Westinghouse Co. with 37 years of service.

He was a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in electrical engineering, and also a graduate of Pitt University with a degree in electrical engineering. He was a veteran of the Army. John was an active member of SURE Westinghouse Volunteer Group, and also a member of the North Huntingdon Township Zoning and Hearing Board, and the AARP and was director of Membership. Surviving are children, Richard (Vickie) Skooglund of Belle Vernon, Nancy Skooglund of Pittsburgh, and Daniel (Kathy Hogan) Skooglund of Fishkill, NY; grandchildren, Brandon (Laura) Skooglund and Sara (Chad) Riley; great-grandchildren, Colton Riley and Wesley Skooglund; a brother, Carl (Anne Calvert) Skooglund of Dallas, TX. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Wednesday at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME, 504 Oak Street, Irwin. A Funeral Service will be held 10 SPUDICH ANNE Anne Karanovich Spudich, 90, died August 18, 2014, leaving a world where was so Born on April 15, 1924, in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, to Milos and Helen (Radakovich) Karanovich, she lived in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, with her late husband, Andrew, until their retirement to Port St. John, Florida, nearly 40 years ago. She was eldest sister to Mildred Kresovich, David Karanovich, and Dorothy Vignovic, all deceased.

Annie was a valued secretary at Carnegie Mellon University, the Mellon Institute of Science, and Westinghouse corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh. An accomplished artist in acrylics on canvas and Jell-O on the dessert plate, Annie was a talented knitter, singer, and enthusiastic traveler, first with Andrew on numerous camping trips throughout the U.S. then, after his death in 1990, internationally with her children and with the Brevard Chorale. She is survived by her children, Paul Spudich of San Francisco and Suzanne Steidl formerly of Pittsburgh and now living in Port St. John.

family extends heartfelt gratitude to the Wuesthoff Hospice North Team for their ever generous and thoughtful care and for the 24-hour-a-day loving kindness of the staff at her final home on earth, Place on the River, Merritt Island. Arrangements by FUNERAL SOLUTIONS, Cocoa, FL. Send condolences STAUFFER MARGUERITE L. Age 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 16, 2014, of Overbrook. Loving and devoted wife of the late Charles (Charlie) Stauffer; mother of Karen (Bob) Clager, Chuck (Carol), Linda (Joe) Paul, Russell and the late Harry; loving grandma of 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; Marguerite was also a great-great-grandma-to-be; also survived by several nieces and nephews; sister of the late Rose Christovitch.

Marg was a long-time employee of Aramark at the Civic Area and the Convention Center and loved every minute of it. Her favorite hobbies were spending time with her grandchildren and supporting the Meadows Casino. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, 15227, on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Prayer on Wednesday morning at 9:15, Mass of Christian Burial in St.

Sylvester Church at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Captain Harry R. Stauffer Memorial Scholarship Fund, Gannon University, 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541. Please send condolences to: www.johnfslater.com Send condolences STORK CLIFTON Jr. On Saturday, August 16, 2014, Clifton 82, of Observatory Hill.

He was the son of the late Clifton Sr. and Magdalena M. Stork. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. in the HEARD FUNERAL HOME, 4047 Perrysville (412) 931-0200.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Incarnation of the Lord Parish, 4071 Franklin Ave. Send condolences STROMOSKI JOHN P. Sr. Age 86, of Shaler on Sunday, August 17, 2014.

Beloved husband of Marie Stromoski; loving father of John P. (Lindsay) Stromoski, Susan (Ted) Bates, and Nancy Pittman; also survived by seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Jack was a US Navy veteran. Friends will be received Wednesday 5-8 p.m. at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Mt.

Royal Glenshaw. A Funeral Mass will be held in All Saints Church, Etna on Thursday at 10 a.m. Donations may be sent to Family Hospice, 310 Fisk PA 15201. Send condolences SUMMERVILLE MARGARET Age 83, on Friday, August 15, 2014, a resident of Woodhaven Care Center, formerly of Forest Hills. Wife of the late Joseph Summerville; preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Mary Snyder; survived by one brother, Paul (Dottie) Snyder of Erie, PA; preceded in death by one brother, Stephen Snyder; and six sisters, Kathleen Jones, Madeline Romell, Rita Snyder, Gertrude Bowser, Jean Gruder, and Cecelia Bright; survived by special nieces, Mary J.

Duncan, Lorraine Amorelli, Anita Schockling; also many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Wally retired in 1981 from the SUMMERVILLE MARGARET Age 83, on Friday, August 15, 2014, a resident of Woodhaven Care Center, formerly of Forest Hills. Wife of the late Joseph Summerville; preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Mary Snyder; survived by one brother, Paul (Dottie) Snyder of Erie, PA; preceded in death by one brother, Stephen Snyder; and six sisters, Kathleen Jones, Madeline Romell, Rita Snyder, Gertrude Bowser, Jean Gruder, and Cecelia Bright; survived by special nieces, Mary J. Duncan, Lorraine Amorelli, Anita Schockling; also many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Wally retired in 1981 from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School as a secretary.

After her retirement, she was very active with the Multiple Sclerosis Society and Meals-On-Wheels. Special thanks to Woodhaven Care Center for their extraordinary care. Mass of Christian Burial St. Maurice Church Tuesday 10 a.m. Interment in All Saints Catholic Cemetery.

If desired, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or St. Maurice Church. Arrangements by WOLFE MEMORIAL, 412-731-5001. Send condolences TICE ANDREW Sr. Age 85, of Brookline, on Friday, August 15, 2014.

Beloved husband of the late Cecilia; father of Andrew, Jr. and Brian (Sharon) Tice; four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Friends welcome at 2630 W. Liberty Dormont, 412-531-4000 on Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection Thursday 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. Please add or view tributes at: www.beinhauer.com Send condolences TRBOVICH LAWRENCE (LAZO) Of Bethel Park, formerly of Aliquippa, on Friday, August 15, 2014, age 73. Husband of Mary Ann; father of Joshua (Samantha) and Allison Trbovich; brother of Janis (Dr. Mark) Wilson and Ned (Chris); also several nieces and nephews.

Larry was a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the DAVID J. HENNEY FUNERAL HOME, 6364 Library Road (Rt.

88), Library. Funeral Service Thursday 10:30 a.m. in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with Full Military Honors. Contributions may be made to Family Hospice Palliative Care, 50 Moffett Pittsburgh, PA 15243. Send condolences YETTER GAY H.

(SIMS) Age 89, of Murrysville, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Wife of the late John R. Sims, and the late Henry P. Yetter; loving mother of John R. Sims, and Frank G.

Sims (Liz); also survived by six grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren. Gay was a retired registered nurse, and had been employed at Magee Women's Hospital. Friends received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the GENE H. CORL INC.

FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATION SERVICES OF MONROEVILLE, 4335 Northern Pike (412-372-2100), and where services will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. Interment following in Smithfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Shriner's Children Hospital Syria Shrine, 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, PA 15024 or Family Hospice, greatly appreciated. www.corlfuneralchapel.com Send condolences In Memoriam GRIFFITH KIMBERLY, BRENNA, and MIKAELA Those we love go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen unheard, but always near, still loved still missed and very dear.

PACK JEANNE H. (SCHNEIDER) Of Bethel Park, age 85, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Richard loving mother of JoAnn Datz, Robin (Don) Sommer, Michael (Pam) Pack, Christopher Pack, and the late Richard R. Pack; mother-in-law of Pauline (Bill) Dimmock; also survived by eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; preceded in death by four brothers; and three sisters. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

at PAUL L. HENNEY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 5570 Library Bethel Park. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday, 10 a.m. at St. Germaine Church.

Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations in her memory to American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar PA 15205. www.henneyfuneralhome.com Send condolences RAUPACH CLARENCE W. Age 76, of West Mifflin, on Friday, August 15, 2014. Partner of Laura Johnson; father of Beth (Bud) Mahoney, Susan Raupach, Clarence (Leigh) Raupach, and Harry Raupach; and nine grandchildren.

Friends will be received 2-4 and p.m. Wednesday, when services will be held at the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY, JR. FUNERAL HOME, 901 Vine West Newton. www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com Send condolences SANTINI HELEN MARIE (PUGLIANO) Age 95, of Monroeville, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Sisto Rossetti and Bernard Santini; loving mother of Theodore "Ted" (Linda) Rossetti of Plum and Richard "Rick" (supportive friend, Elaine DeFalco) Rossetti of Murrysville; grandmother of Melissa, Tracy (John), Tamara, Marisa (William "B.J."), Kimberly, Kelly (Sean), and Matthew; great-grandmother of Spencer, Tanner, Sydney, Dante, Madison, Anthony, Violet, and Hazel; sister of Mary Mignogna and the late Frank, Albert, and Alfred Pugliano, Sarah DiTommaso, Josephine Rossetti, and Mary Pugliano; also survived by her former daughter-in-law, Alane Rossetti. Helen was an executive secretary for PPG Industries, president of the Frank DiNinno Chapter of the Sons of Columbus, and editor of the Sons of Columbus Newspaper. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME CREMATORY, INC. CHAPEL), SANTINI HELEN MARIE (PUGLIANO) Age 95, of Monroeville, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Sisto Rossetti and Bernard Santini; loving mother of Theodore "Ted" (Linda) Rossetti of Plum and Richard "Rick" (supportive friend, Elaine DeFalco) Rossetti of Murrysville; grandmother of Melissa, Tracy (John), Tamara, Marisa (William "B.J."), Kimberly, Kelly (Sean), and Matthew; great-grandmother of Spencer, Tanner, Sydney, Dante, Madison, Anthony, Violet, and Hazel; sister of Mary Mignogna and the late Frank, Albert, and Alfred Pugliano, Sarah DiTommaso, Josephine Rossetti, and Mary Pugliano; also survived by her former daughter-in-law, Alane Rossetti. Helen was an executive secretary for PPG Industries, president of the Frank DiNinno Chapter of the Sons of Columbus, and editor of the Sons of Columbus Newspaper. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME CREMATORY, INC. CHAPEL), corner of (445) Beatty Rd.

and 48 North, Monroeville (412-856-4747), where a Blessing Service will be Thursday 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Good Shepherd Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernadette Catholic School in her memory and sent to 245 Azalea Monroeville, PA 15146. www.jobefuneralhome.com Send condolences SIMEONE LIVIA Age 85, of Penn Hills, on August 18, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Rodolfo; mother of Robert (Debra), Lisa (Tim), and Raymond Simeone; sister of Armand and the late Henry and Ralph Castelli. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Friends received in WILLIAM F. GROSS FUNERAL HOME, 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Penn Hills, where a Funeral Service will be held Thursday at noon.

Visitation WEDNESDAY ONLY 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Send condolences SKOOGLUND JOHN W. Age 84, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Carl M.

and Louise K. (Snyder) Skooglund. John was a retired executive from Westinghouse Co. with 37 years of service. He was a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in electrical engineering, and also a graduate of Pitt University with a degree in electrical engineering.

He was a veteran of the Army. John was an active member of SURE Westinghouse Volunteer Group, and also a member of the North Huntingdon Township Zoning and Hearing Board, and the AARP and was director of Membership. Surviving are children, Richard (Vickie) Skooglund of Belle Vernon, Nancy Skooglund of Pittsburgh, and Daniel (Kathy Hogan) Skooglund of Fishkill, NY; grandchildren, Brandon (Laura) Skooglund and Sara (Chad) Riley; great-grandchildren, Colton Riley and Wesley Skooglund; a brother, Carl (Anne Calvert) Skooglund of Dallas, TX. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the JOSEPH F.

OTT FUNERAL HOME, 504 Oak Street, Irwin. A Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David S. Lake, of the First United Methodist Church, officiating.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pittsburgh Zoo PPG Aquarium, One Wild Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 or the Carnegie Museum, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. To send online condolences, please visit: www.ottfuneralhome.com Send condolences STEFANICK JOHN M. John M. Stefanick, age 70, of Neville Island, died peacefully, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Peggy (Richert) for nearly 45 years, and the cherished father of Colleen (Talton) and Michael.

John was a loving, caring, and devoted grandfather, known to his special girls as Pap. He was a lifelong father figure and role model for his granddaughters, Desiree and Alexis Talton and Alena Ishman; and a loving brother-in-law to Linda Richert. John was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and John; and a baby sister, Donna. He is survived by a sister, Maryann and husband, Robert Waldby; niece, Kristina and husband, Dale VanMegroet; and nephew, Josh, his wife, Christine, and their daughters, Mia and Emma. He is also survived by close family members, Rick, Debbie, Greg, and Ashley Richert; and many aunts and uncles; Leonard Paczan, cousin and lifetime friend, was very special in life and spent much time visiting him.

John was a special, gentle, giving, devoted, and caring person who will be missed greatly and forever loved by his family and many friends. He enjoyed being with his family and loved fishing with his son and granddaughters. John actively participated for 17 years in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and served his country in the United States Air Force. Friends will be received at R.D. COPELAND FUNERAL HOME in Coraopolis Tuesday 7-9 p.m.

and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Funeral Service on Thursday at 10 a.m., followed by military honors and entombment in Resurrection Cemetery. Donations in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society. Send condolences.

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