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� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �������������������������� ������������������������ � ���������������������������� ���� CLASSIFIEDOBITUARIES Cont.fromPageA-20 KUSSEROW WILLIAM J. "FRED" WilliamJ."Fred"Kusserow passed inhi ssleepatSuburbanGen- eral HospitalonTuesday,Septem - ber21,2004.Heissurvivedbynext of kin Sherr y( an dM ike)Matous, Sarahand Luke,DianaL.(and "Pup") Stile;alsos urvivedb yh is be- lovedcats.Preceded in deat hbyh is parentsWilliamandMargaretKus- serow.RetiredemployeeofAT&T andaUSArmyVeteran.Friendsre- ceivedThursday11amtilltime of FuneralServiceat1p ma tthe LAWRENCE T .MILLER FUNERAL HOME,INC.,APURSUITOF EXCELLENC EAWARDFIRM , 460 LincolnAve.,Bellevue.Memorials maybe made toHolyTrinityLuthe- ranChurch1301DavisAvenue , Pittsburgh,PA 15212. Pleasesignthe guest bookatpost-gazette.com LANEY IDA MAY OnTues.Sept.21,2004ofSwiss- vale;daughterofth el ateH arve y andRuthL aney; lovingsisterof EvalynFranklinofSwissvale,John LaneyofNY, David LaneyofFla., MarthaDormanof Pgh.,W alte r LaneyofSwissvaleandthelateTho- masandHarveyJr.;alsosurvived byni eces, ne phews,cousin sand friends; niece of Martha Barley of VA;godmotherofCandiceNicole Johnson of Columbia, SC. IdaMa y retiredafter44yearsasatelephone operator forA T&T. Friendsre- ceived7-9 pm Thursday&2-4&7- 9 pm Fri.at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERALHOME,INC. 7441Wash- ingtonSt., Swissvale. Services to be held at thefuneralhomeon Saturday at11am. In lieuofflowers, memorial contributionsmaybe made toTheNewHopeBaptistChurch , 6thSt.,Braddock,PA15104. www.niedfuneralhome.co m Pleasesignthe guest bookatpost-gazette.com LAUGHERY RALPH C. OnTues.,Sept.21,2004;age77of ForwardTwp., PA, formerlyofMu- nhall,PA.Aretiredautobodyme- chanicforAlleghenyCounty.Hus- bandof53yearstothelateGrace MessmerLaughery;fatherofNan- cy(John)Petitto,Bob(Lisa)Laughery, Joan(John) Mueller, Mary (Ed) AndrickandJohn(Denise) Laughery;brotherofRayLaugh- ery;alsosurvivedbyeightgrand - children;three great-grandchildren ,niecesandnephews.Visitation andservicesareprivateandwillbe hand le db y PAUL E. BEKAVA CF U- NERAL HOME, 221SecondStreet, Elizabeth412-384-4344 . www.bekavacfuneralhome.com Pleasesignthe guest bookatpost-gazette.com LEININGER W.C. "BILL" OnSunday, September 19,2004, W.C."Bill"Leininger,age76,beloved husbandof ShirleyMcMillinLein - i nge ro fA valon .A lsos urvivedb y lovingchildren,KennethM.Lein - inger &hiswifeCindyofMemphis, TN ,S usanM.Enzerra &her hus- bandDavidofPainesville,OH, W. MatthewLeininger&hiswifeSand y ofBaltimore, MD and LoriA. Rank in &h er husbandWade of Glenshaw;brother, Robert F.Leininger &hiswifeHelen of Emsworth;sister, LindaLeeM urray&herhus - bandHarryofAvalon;andbynine grandso nsandthreeg randdaugh- ters.Mr.Leiningerservedwithth e U.S.ArmyinKoreadurin gt hatcon - flict. Hewas retired from U.S.Steel (USX) whereheserved for3 9years inthePublicRelationsDepartment. Hewasagraduate of AvalonHigh Sc h ool andam embe ro ft heOl d TymersClub.Friends i nvitedF ri - day 2-4 &7-9inthe THEORIONC. PINKERTON FUNERALHOME, INC. ,A GOL DEN RULEMEMBER FIRM, 1014CaliforniaAvenueAva- lon, (NorthBoros) .Additional visi- tationSaturdayfrom 10am untilth e time offuneral servicesat11am in th eT rinityEvangelicalLutheran Church,6 38 CaliforniaAvenue, Avalon,PA 15202 whereMr. Leininger hadbeenalifetime member andto whichm emorials in hi sm emorya re suggested. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com LENNON LAWRENCE"LARRY"J. Lawrence "Larry" J.Lennon,64, ofR.D.GlenCampbell, PA, an df or - merlyofPittsburgh,PA,diedTues - day,September21, 2004at theA lle- gheny GeneralHospital.Thesono f LawrenceLennonan dD olores (Bishop)LennonKelly,hewasbor n on July10,1940 inPittsburgh,PA. He married his wife,Katherine D. (Call an)Lenn on on November 24, 1985.Mr.Lennon is survivedbyhi s wife; his three children, Lawrence Lennonandwif eS haron of Wyoming; LoriLe on e and husband Robert ofSlipperyRock,PA andAlexis Le nnon and fianc eCharlesDetwil er ofClymer,P A; sevengrandchildre n an dtwo brothers, Willia mLenno n an dw if eD onnaofPittsburgh, PA and JackLennonandwifeMaryJo of Pittsburgh, PA. He is alsosur- vivedbyhisstepfather,LessKell y ofSpringfield,O Ha nd numerou s niecesandnephews.Mr.Lenno n wasprecededi ndeath byhispar - ents .Friends w illbereceived from 2- 9p mo nT hursday,September 23, 2004at RAIRIG HFUNERAL HOME, LTD, 18944Rt286HwyE. , H illsdale,IndianaCounty,PA.A n 11am funeralservicewillbeonFri- day, September24,2004attheMont- gomery Church of theBrethren, Rt 286 HwyE., Purchase Line,PA.In- termentwillfollowattheRowley Cemetery inHillsdale, PA . Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com LESZUN MARY(PALLEY) Ag e8 9, ofLawrenceville,onTues - day,September21,2004;wife of th e late MichaelLeszun;belovedmoth- er ofWilliam(Judith),RoseMarie (Robert) ,MaryAnn(Leo), Alice (Charles)andJulia;alsonine grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren ;sisterofSophi a McGuire,the late AdamPalleyand EvaKusnik.Friendsreceivedat WALT ERJ. ZALEWSKI FUNER- ALHOME , 21644thSt., LawrencevilleThursday2 -9 pm. Funeral Service on Fridayat theA lle- gheny CemeteryTemple of Memo- riesChapelat11am. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com MAMULA GERALDINEH. Age75,ofMt.Lebanon,formerly ofth eS outhSide,o nW ednesday, September22, 2004.Wife of thelate Rudy"Rade";motherofMilan (Maureen)ofMt.LebanonandGary (Marjorie)TollofNJandgrand- motherofEmilyRoseM amula; daughterofthelateEvanLewisand Anna Lewis Frauens; sister ofLa- vern eH enness y( William"Spike") of Pgh.,Jack(Jeanne)LewisofWar- renton, VA, David LewisofPghand th el ateM arth aL avelle(Leo)o f Pgh.Sister-in-lawofMilicaYaksich, Darinka(Dorothy)Bronka ,D usan MamulaandthelateMilanan d GeorgeMamula;alsosurvivedby numerousniecesand nephews . Friendsmaycallat LAUGHLI N MEMORIALCHAPEL, 22 2W ash- ingt onRd., Mt .L ebanon, Thursday 1- 9p m. Visitationtocontinueat10am atHolyTrinit yS erbianOrthodoxCa - thedral,450MaxwellDr., Whitehall withservicetof ollo wat1 1a m.Inter- me nt St.SavaCemetery.Memorials maybemadetotheHolyTrinitySer- bianOrthodoxCathedral,450Max- wellDr., Pgh,PA 15236.Pomento be held at8p m Thursday. www.laughlinfuneralhome.com MemberCoveredBridgeIndependents MASTROROCCO RICHARD J. 77,ofGreensburg,onWed.,Sept. 22,2004,son of the late VincentC. an dA gusta(Cestello)Mastrorocco. Retire dC ontrollerf or EdwardJ. BoyleCo.,Sharpsburg,membero f OurLadyofGraceChurch, Greens - burg,pastPresidentSharpsburgRo- tary,memberLLOM#151Greens- burg,B POE #907Latrobe, KofC #2648Derry,St.VincentDevelop- ment Clubanda1952graduateofSt. VincentCollege.Husbandofthelat e BarbaraE.(Breniser)M astroroc - co;fatherofThomasV.Mastroroc- co (Renee) of Jeannette,L aura "Lori"Bodnar(Steve) "Ben"of Homer City ;s ixgrandchildren;t wo great-grandchildren; brothero f Davi dE .M astrorocco(Kathy)of Greensburg,SamuelMastrorocco (B ettyAnn) of Loveland, OH and JoanOhi of WillowStreet,PA;and several nieces, nephews& cousins. Friendsreceived BACHAFUNER- AL HOME ,INC . 516Stanto nA t Gree nS treets,Greensburg, Thurs. 7- 9PM, Fri. 3-5&7-9PM.Prayers in theFuneralHome, Sat.at9AM. Fol- lowedbya Funeral Massat9:30AM inOurLadyofGraceChurch , Greensburg.IntermentLigonier ValleyCemetery. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com McNIE HELEN(ROMAH) OfMt.Washington,suddenlyo n Tues., Sept.21, 2004, beloved wife of Gilber tC ., Jr.; motherofGilber t C.II Ia ndKellyMcNie;sistero f Nicholas,Joseph,PhilipRomahand thelateSadieWilliams;SituofGil- bertC.IV andA ngelaM cNie ,Robin andRandiCampbellan dt he late HeatherLeahyMcNie.Friendsma y callat FRAN KF .DEB OR FUNERAL HOME ,I NC . 1065Brooklin e Blvd.,412-561-0380Thursdayonly,2- 4 &7-9PM.Divin eL iturgyFri.at 9:30A MinO ur L ady ofVictor y Church,1000Li ndsay Rd., S cot t Twp. Everyone please meetat Churchthe morning of theFuneral. ServiceofIncenseThursday3:30P M www.deborfuneralhome.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com MESOROS JAMESLEWIS"JIMMY" Ag e5 1o fJ efferso nH ills,P A, passedaway unexpectedly Septem- ber19,2004,inSt.Joseph, Michigan. BornFebruary6,1953,in Johnstown,son of JosephJ.and Katherin eA .(Biondo )M esoros.Sur - vivedb yparents,o fV intondale; son, MatthewJ.athome;andbroth- er s& sisters: Joseph S. ( Shirley ) MesorosofHarrisburg,Karen (Joseph) Anderson,M arie Mesoros, bothofJohnstown,Elizabet h (C hris)Helse lo fV intondale,and JeanineWilliamson of Media, PA ; alsonumerousaunts,uncles,nieces , ne phews andcousins.J i mmy at- tainedhisMastersDegreefromCar- negie-Mellon University in 1993 and workedasLeadMedicalTechnolo- gi st with UMPC Medica lCenter, Pi ttsburgh.Jimmy wa sadevote d son, brother and father whohad an enthusiasmfor life.Hisgreatestjoy came from beingafather tohisson , Matthew,ande njoyedparticipatin g in family gatheringsandcelebra - tions.He attendedchurch,hada closerelationshi pw ithGodandradi - atedChristiank indness. Jimmywill besadlymissedbyallwhok ne w hi m. Friendswil lb ereceive df ro m2 - 4&7 -9pmThursdayatthe ASKEW - HOUSER FUNERA LH OMES , IN C . ,1310ShoemakerSt.,N ant y Glo,PA15943,.FuneralMass will beheldat11amFridayatSS.Timo- thy&MarkCatholicChapel,Vinton- da le,theRev.JamesH.Conrad, S.T.L., celebrant.CommittalatSt . CharlesCemetery,T winRocks.In lieuofflowers,pleasemakecontri- butionsincareofatrustfundsetup forh isson to:TheMatthewJ.Meso- rosTrust Fund,PortageNational B ank ,3135NewGermanyRd., Ebensburg,P A15931. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com MOSS MARY LAURA (MEDICA ) FormerlyofPittsburgh,o n Wednesday,September22,2004.Be - lo vedwifeofthelate OliverD.; motherofMaryAn nW illiams &hus- ban dT homasJ.;grandmothero f Harr y&W illiamWitzel;great - grandmotherofLauraReneWitzel; sisterofJosephWilliam&PaulMed- ica, andthelateNicholas,Sarahan d Florence.Friendsreceivedatth e WI LLIAMF. GROSS FUNERAL HO ME ,LTD., 11735 Frankstown Ro ad (a tRod iR oad)PennHills, wher eaBlessingServicewillbe held onSaturday.VisitationFRI- DAYONLY2-4&7-9pm. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com NACCARATO RACHAEL(FERRARO) OfShalerTwp.,o nM onday, Sept . 20,2004,wife of thelateMichaelA.; belove dm othe ro fMaryJ eanH aas ; lovinggrandmotherofMichaelR. Haas(Rosemarie);NanatoRachel M.Haas;sisterofJosephFerraro& th el ateSam,Michael,Charles ’Puck’,Carl,Anthony,Peter,Frank & Louis Ferraro.Friends received THURSDAY2- 9PMa t GARY R. RITTERFUNERALHOME, 1314 Mi ddle St., S harpsburg.Massof ChristianBurialFriday9amMa- donn aofJerusalem Church.Ar- rangementsby WORRELL FUNERAL HOME, SHARPSBURG .(412)782-2211 Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com NUCCETELLI ALICEMCKAY Ag e8 7o fC okeburg, PA, died Monday,September20,2004.Surviv- ingare one son, Nicholas Nuccetelli &h iswifeFlorenceofEighty-Four, PA;three daughters,Patricia Rode nski &h er husbandJohn of Washington, PA, Jane tNuccetelli of Cokeburg,PA,withwhomshemad e herhome, and MargoScicchitano& herhusbandJerr yo fNewport News,VA;sevengrandchildren, Ki mberly Stevenson, Nicolete Brandtonies, James P.Nuccetelli, Sher iMorris,LoriCarson,James Rodenski,andJeremyScicchitano. Friendswil lb ereceived from 2- 4& 7- 9p mT hursday&Fridayinthe GREENLEE FUNERA LHOME, 619MainStreet,Bentleyville,P A, whereprayers w illbe held at 9:30amfollowedbyaMassofChris- tianBurialat 10:00am, Saturday, September 25,2004,intheAveMaria Ro ma nC atholicChurchin Bentleyville,PA. On-lineregisterbook an dpersonal condolencesmaybe accessedat: www.greenleefuneralhome.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com OSWALD GERTRUDE M. OfMonroeville,formerlyofShal - er ,o nW ed .S ept.22,2 004,age89 ;beloved wifeofthelateRegis;mother ofCarolA.Miller,andthelateRegi s Jr.andNormanOswald;also4 grandchildre n&5great - grandchildren; sister ofBetty M ann,Harrie tEvanuikandEdna Stefanik.Friends receiveda t GEN E H. CORLINC.,FUNERALCEN- TE RO FM ONROEVILLE . 4335 NorthernPike (1 block east ofMos- sideBlvd.-Route 48) .Visitation 7-9 PM FRIDAY ONLY .f o llowe db y service. CORL FAMIL YD I RECTORS, 412-372-2100. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com READER EDNA M. (DeMARTINE) Ag e9 1d ie do nT ues.Sept.21,200 4 ather residence. She is survived by hersons,HaroldW.(Biff)Reader, DavidK .Reader;herdaughters, EdnaM. Peaco, RomonaJ. (William)Schmidt andDian eL . Ashley;and her sister FrancesPe - ters;alsosurvivedbyeightgrand- chil dren ;seven great-grandchildren. Friends receivedon Fri.Sept. 24,2004 from 2-4pm&7-9pmatthe KING FUNERAL HOME, INC . Rte 8a t2841WoodlandCir, AllisonPark, PA wherefuneralservices will be held on Sat.Sept.25,2004at9:30am . Intermentf o llowing servicesin LakewoodMemorialGardensi n In- dianaTwp.,PA . www.kingfuneralhome.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com REAGAN RUTH EILEEN Age77ofPgh. on Tues.Sept.21, 2004;beloved daughter ofth el ate JamesandSarahReagan;dearsis- terofJamesE.andh is wifeBett yo f Swissval eand thelateFre dH .;aunt ofJamesandhis wifeGeorgannof Harriso nC ity;great-auntofJimmy, SarahandBrian.Friendsreceived Thurs.onlyfrom2-4&7-9pmatt he THOMAS L. NIED FUNERA L HOME ,INC . 7441WashingtonSt., Swissvalew hereservices will be held Fri.at10am. www.niedfuneralhome.co m Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com REILLY JAMES J. SR. OnMon., Sept. 20,2004, James J. ReillySr.;belovedhusband of MarieHammelReillyandthe lat e Anna Ma e(Hergenroeder)Reilly; fatherofJames J.Jr.o fMinnesota, John Michael, Ric hardF.and PatrickM.Reilly;brotherofMari- on Steare, Sr.JaneFrancesO.S.B. , Rosemary Badertscher,Cecelia Miller,M argaret, Snyder,Thoma s Reilly,the late Edwardan dF rancis ReillyandMaryDiBenedetto;als o survivedbyniecesandn ephews an d seve ng randchildren .F riends re - ceivedWed.andThurs.2-4and7-9 pmat SIMONSFUNERALHOME, INC. 7720PerryHwy.M as sofChris - tianBurial on Fri.,1 0am, St.Atha- nasius Church. www.simonsfuneralhomeinc.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com REISDORFD ALBERTJ.SR. Age79ofCrafton,formerlyof SheradenonTues.Sept.21, 2004be- lovedhusbandofMarcella(Stoiber ) loving father ofMarcia(Robert) Montgomery,Kristina(Louis)Bian - caniello,Alber tJ r. (Tina) John (L enore),Rick(Stephanie), Scot t (Dianne),Kurt(Elma),Gerar d (Car la)Reisdorfd,Martha(Martin ) HabichandAlica(Jeffrey)Gabster, 16grandchildrenand on eg reat grandson;brotherofth el ateC athe - rineDoyleandRitaMcQuire.Al wasretired from R.J.Reisdorf dC o. whichwasestabin1947andwasalso aU.S.ArmyAirForceVeterandur- ingWWII.FriendsreceivedThurs. &F ri .2 -4and7-9p ma t SCHEPNER- MCDERMOT TF UNERALHOME, 165 Nobl eA ve., Crafton. Massof ChristianBurial11:30amSaturday inSt.PhilipChurch. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SANTIAGO DENNIS OnMonday, Sept. 20,2004, beloved fostersonof CindyGermaine of Bellevue;belovedso no fG lori a CruzandLuisSantiagoSr.ofErie, PA;brotherofGloriaLozada,Den- iseOcasio,D’AsiaSantiago,Angela Santiago, Luis Maldonado, Rodne y Santiago,andLuisSantiago,Jr.,all of Erie;s tep-so no fM igue lSantiago of Erie;boyfriend of DeeO berleo f Monongahela;fostergrandsonof LillianGermain eo fW es tP itts- burgh;GodfatherofRebecca Slavicek ofBethelPark;alsosurvived bynieces,nephewsand otherrela- tives.Denniswasa1988 graduat eo f theWesternPASchoolfortheDeaf andamembero f ClubJulianandSt. JustinChurch.Friendswelcom e Thursday 3-8,Friday2- 6p ma t WILLIAM SLATERIIFUNERALSVC. , 1650GreentreeRd., Scott Twp.Fu - ne ralM assinS t.MaryofMerc y Church,2 02 StanwixSt., Friday7:00 pm.IntermentSaturday 11:00ami n St.JosephCemetery,NewCastle. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SAVKO ELEANOR M . 64,onSeptember21,2004.Daugh- tero fMaryO doxtaHegedusan dt he late JohnHegedus;motherofJohn an dE dward(Carrie);five grandchildren,Justin, Victoria,D aniel, Richard,Briannaand agrandchild on theway.VisitationThursday2-4 and 7-9at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521MainSt., Ir - win,whereaBlessingServicewill be held Fridayat11am. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com WMSNYDERFUNERALHOME SCHIFFHAUER JUDITH ANN (SWICKLINE) Age60,ofSC,formerlyofBald- wi nB oro,onWe d. ,Sept.22,2 004. Wife of GlenSchiffhauer;motherof Scott(Lori)SchiffhauerofMD, Cl in t(Darla)Schiffhauero fW V and Lori(Scott)KingofSC;alsosur- vivedbysixgrandchildren;sisterof JoanFrey,Rober ta ndth el at e DanielSwickline.Friends received atthe CIESLAK&TATKOFUNER- AL HOME ,I NC . 2935Brownsvill e Road, Brentwood ,Fri.2-4&7-9 pm wherefuneralserviceswillbeheld onSat.,time later. www.cieslakandtatkofhinc.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SCHLERETH PAULWILLIAM Peacefullyo n Tuesday, Septem- ber21,2004,age85,o fShaler,be- loved husbandof 56 years to Antoinette M. (Glockner) Schlereth;lov- in gf atherofLouisa( Chandler) Stewart, Paul W. (Margaret ) SchlerethJr., Nettie(Frank) Kocher ,SusanSchlereth, Anne (Jim ) ZeisandJudy(Terry)Bader;also 11 grandchildren; threeg reat- grandchildren ;brotherofMargaret Schlereth, Madeline Heidan dt he late John, Francis ,Sr.MarySlavian an dL ouisSchlereth.Friendsre- ceived7-9pmThursday,and2-4&7 - 9p mF ridaya t BOCK FUNERA L HOME, LTD ., 1500Mt.RoyalBlvd., Glenshaw, www.bockltd.comMass ofChristianburialHolySpiri t Church, Saturday, 11am .Famil yre- quests memorialcontributions to HolySpiritChurch .M r.Schlereth wasamemberoftheKnightsofCo- lumbus ,usheratHolySpiritChurch, choir member, Plumbers UnionLo- cal#27,andanArmyveterano f WWII.ArrangmentsbyHealy-Hahn FuneralHome Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SCHNORR ROBERT D. SR. Age77,ofBeechview,o nM onday, Septem ber 20, 2004, belovedh usband of the lateA ntoinettaSchnorr;lov- in gf athero fR ober t( Patricia ) SchnorrJr.,Daniel (Nancy ) Schnorr,KristineYoke l& Am y (Mark)Geller;brothero fEar l Schnorr,WilliamSchnorr,Dorothy Curley&the lateGladys Simmers; grandfatherofJeremy&Adam Schnorr&JordanG e ller; great- grandfat hero fPayton; alsosur- vivedbymanyn ieces&nephews. Bobwasa WWIIVeteran& retired in1997from YellowCab Company after50 yearsservice. FuneralAr- rangement sb y BEINHAUERS , Friendswelcomeat2630WestLiber- tyAvenueDormont,(412)531-400 0 Wednesday6-9pm,Thursday2-4&7- 9pmwhereservices will be held Fri- dayat1 0:30am.IntermentQueen of HeavenCemetery . Pleaseadd atributeat www.woodrufffamilyservices.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SCHOENBERGER ROBERT R. AMemorialsServiceforRobert R.ofConnoquenessing,PAwillbe he ld on Saturday,September 25, 2004 at3:00pm from St.PeterEpis- copalChurch,218E.JeffersonSt., Butler,PA. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SKIFFINGTON REGIS F. 77,ofMcKeesport,onSeptember 21,2004;husban do fI rene (Morcheid) Skiffington;fathero f Dennis(Maureen), David( Elise), Regis( Lois),Michael (JoyceAnne) Skiffingtonan dJ ulia(Dennis) Sawders;eightgrandchildren.Pre- ceded in adeathbyason, Donald. Friendsreceived STRIFFLER’sOF WHIT EOAKCREMATION&MOR- TUARYSERVICES,INC . 1100Lin- colnWay,WhiteOak,PA.15131 Thursday 2-4 and7-9.ServiceFriday 10amSt.M arys Church .E ntomb- mentLebanonChapelMausoleum. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SPECK "MELVIN"EMILIO Age 82 ofWilkinsTwp,o n Mond ay,September20,2004.Belove d husband ofthelateHelenL.Father of DavidandMarvinSpeckandGer- ilynRaszewski.Grandfatherof Kyle ,Lisa,Joshua,Trevor,Amy an dAaron .S ervicean di nterment private. Arrangementsby WM .F . GROSS FUNERAL HOME LTD . Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com STEIMER ROBERTG."SKITS" Ag e8 0, a life-longresidentof WestMifflin,onTuesday, Sept.2 1, 2 004 ,s urvivedb yh is belove dw if eof 56 years,KathyDolores(Gruber); lovingandproudfatherofson,Jef- freyandhiswifeLeeAnnofTXand deargrandfatherof Jacob and Liza. Bobwasa1942MunhallHighSchool GraduateandservedasaStaffSgt. in theU.S.ArmyduringWWII an d wasa1952ElectricalEngineering graduateoftheUniversityofPitts - burgh.Heretire din198 6fro mM esta Machin eCo.Hewasamemberof theHomevilleVolunteerFireDept . #1andResurrectionChurch,West Mifflin.Bobwasanavidhunter, fishermanand golfer; alsoamem- beroftheDravosburgAmericanLe- gion Post#380andCampHomeville in PotterCo.Hewas the sonofthe late WilliamandOdelia(Mayer) Steimer;belove dbrother ofWi llia m C.SteimerandRita Stasik,botho f WestMifflin, Dorothy Kellyo f Mun- hallandthelateRosaliaAckerman, Verna Nee,DoloresYarinaandSel- ma Starr; alsosurvivedby many niecesand nephews. Friends received SA VOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME, INC . 3501Main St., Munhall (Member SelectedIn- dependent FuneralHomes),Thurs- dayandFriday 2-4& 7- 9p .m .F uner- alMassSaturday,10a.m .R esurrec- tionChurch,WestMifflin. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com SZCZUKOWSKI JOHN OfOHaraTwp.,onTuesday,Sep- tember 21, 2004;husband of the lat e Genevieve(Ulanowicz);beloved fa - therofPhyllisSzafranskiandDavid Szczukowski;fourgrandchildren, sixgreatgrandchildren.Friendsre- ceivedFRIDAY EVENING 7-9p m at GARYR.RITTERFUNERAL HOME,1314Middl eS t., Sharpsburg. MassofChristianBurialSat- urday, at 9ami nMadonna ofJerusa- lemC hurch.Johnwasalifetime memberofParkviewVolunteerFire Co.Arrangementsby WORRELL FUNERA LH OM EI NC, Sharpsburg,412-782-2211. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com TAYLOR LILLIAN M . Age8 9, ofSarahA.ReedRetire - ment Center,die dT uesday,Septem- ber 21, 2004.ShewasborninPitts- burg ho nA ugust17,1 915, the daugh - terofthelateWilliamandLillian WalkerKillmeyer.Shemovedto Eriein 1997fromHudson,FL.She graduate df ro mLangley High School in Pittsburgh .S he live di nt he NorthHillsofPittsburghuntil mov- in gt oFloridain 1978. Shewasa homemakerand enjoye dcrafts,dec- oratingand playing cards.Inaddi- tionto her parents, shewaspreced- ed in deat hbyherhusband of 50 years,James Taylor ;a grandson, Jame sM cKeever; an dtwo brothers, WalkerKillmeyerandWillia m Killmeyer.She issurvived bya daughter,Linda Taylor McKeever an dh er husbandDon,o fMcKean; a granddaughter,JeanAllisonan d he rhusbandGlen no fSlippery Rock , PA;agrandson,StevenMcKeever and hiswife Nadaine of Harmony; andthre eg reat-grandchildren, Willia mandWalkerAllisonandWhitney McKeever.She is alsosurvivedby severaln iece sand nephews. FriendsmaycallattheSarahReed Retireme nt Center,2 27 West 22n d St.,Erie,todayfrom 1pm untiltime of serviceat3pmwithth eR ev.J ac k ElderofMcKeanUnitedMethodist Church officiating. Arrangements werehandledbyth e BURTON FUNERAL HOME, 602West10thSt.In lieuof flowers, memorialsmaybe made toMcKeanUnitedMethodist Church, 5041NorthMainSt.,McK- ean, PA 16426.Sendcondolencesat: www.burtonfuneralhome.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com THOMAS JEANNE L. "DOLLY " OnTuesday,September14,2004, JeanneL."Dolly"(Huhn)Thomas, age 78,ofKilbuckTwp.Preceded in deathb yherbeloved husband,Rob- ertJ."Boots"Thomas; son, Robert L.Thomas;brother,JoeHuhn;and sister,VirginiaWatson.Sheissur- vivedbylovingdaughter,LeslieT. Russell &herhusbandJames;and grandsons,J.P.Russell,Robb Rus - sell&BenThomas,all of Shannopin Highlands;andbrothers,Richar d Huhn&hiswifeMaryEllen of Mc- C andless, andRobertHuhn&his wifeMaryofIngomar.Mrs.Thomas graduate df ro mW es tV iewHig h Schoolan dh adattendedth eU niver- sityofPittsburgh.Sheand her hus- bandweretheownersoftheBantam RestaurantinOhioTwp. AMemori - alServicewillbehe ld on Friday, September24that4pm in theCom- munity PresbyterianChurch of Be n Avon,7501ChurchAvenue,Pgh.,P A 15202,whereMrs.Thomashadbeen alo ngtimemembe randtowhic h memorials in her memoryaresug - gested .A rrangementsby Pinkerton FuneralHome. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com VIGGIANO ELIZABETHP.(POLASKO) Aresidento fM onroevillesince 1946 ,age 87 ,p eacefully, onMonday , Sept. 20,2004 .B orni nB raddock , Nov.16 ,1 91 6toJoh na ndMary (Golmic)Polasko,sh ew as raised with alovingfamilyofsixbrothers andsisters.Shewasa1934graduate ofScottHighSchoolinNorthBrad- dockan dworkedatP ennwoodCloc k Co. in Pgh.DuringWWII Bettywa s ah omefrontworkerwith Westinghouse inEastPittsburgh.Afterthe warshebecameafull-timemother , raisingthreesonsandlosinganin- fantdaughtert oCysticFibrosisin 1951.Bett yb e lievedi na nd le da Christia nl if ea ndwasalife-long member ofSt.PaulLutheran Church, Braddock. Shewasa nac- tivememberofthePTAwhilehe r sons wereinschoolandshewasa memberofth eM onroevilleElection Board.Betty wasa memberofthe Aqua-Sizersat theM onroevilleRac- quet Clubandsheenjoyedgoingto newp laces an dmeetingpeople. WifeofRalphViggianofor 61years; motherofRalph(Elaine)ofMD, Sa m(Elaine)ofChurchillandRich - ar d(Karen) of Mt.Lebanon.Grand- motherofMarie, Emily ,Alyse , KaraandSam.SisterofMaryMar - tono fMonroeville,PegPalascakof Forest HillsandJohnPalmerofFL ; also niecesandnephews.Friends welcomeWednesdayandThursda y 2-4& 7-9p.m.at PATRICKT.LANI- GA NF UNER AL HOME , (TURTLE CREE K /MONROEVILLE CHAPEL), 1111MonroevilleAve., Turtle Cree k( 412-823-9350) .F uneralSer- vice in St.P aul LutheranChurch, Braddock,Friday,1 0a.m. www.laniganfuneralhome.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com WALDSCHMIDT LOUIS J. "GOOSE " OnTuesday, September21, 2004, age87 ,o fObservatory Hill .B eloved husband of59yearstoJosephine Waldschmidt;fatherofJaniceMy- ers, LouisJ.Waldschmidt,Jr.and LindaSelzer;alsosurvivedby8 grandchildren;4great - grandchildren;brotherofSallyDe Basi;precededindeathby4broth- ers; 5sistersan d1 great-grand- child,PhilipA.Murphy.Friendsre - ceived2- 4& 7- 9p mT hursdayand Fridayat th e HEARD FUNERAL HOME, INC . 4047PerrysvilleAve., Observatory Hill.MassofChristian BurialIncarnation of theLordPar - ish, Saturday,10am.Gooseserved intheA rmyinWWIIandwasare- tiredWarehousemanfortheW.J. BeitlerWarehouse. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com WELSH DOLORESR. OfBrookline,o nT uesday, Sep- tember21,2004;wifeofthelate Patrick;belove dm othe ro fPatricia (Daniel)Madden, Betty Jane (Donald) L audaandMaryJ o (Daniel )O ’Toole; sister ofMary CapuanoandBettieO’Brien;grand - motherofPatriciaDaure,Christo- pher M adden,Dawn L auda, Patrick, KatieandthelateJason O’Toole;great-grandmothero f Michael, Dyla nandChristy.Friends maycall FRANK F. DE BORFU- NERALHOME,INC. 1065Brooklin e Blvd.,4 12-561-0380 ,T HURSDA Y ONLY 1-4&6-9 pm. MassofChris - tianBurialFridayat11aminthe Church of th eR esurrection.Inter- ment w ill follo wi nCalvary Ceme - tery.Inl ie uo ff lowers memorial contributionsmaybemadetoFami - lyHospice, 250Mt.LebanonBlvd., Suite 203,Pgh.PA15234. www.deborfuneralhome.com Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com WILLIAMS DEACON TITUS L. Age74o f EastLibertyonTues- da ySeptember 21 ,2 00 4d evotedhus- band of Anni eL .W i lliams; loving fa - therofTitusL. (Candace),James (Roberta), Brenda (Darryl)Carter, Meli nd a(Timothy)Ewbanks;brother ofKatherin eT horton,Gladys Allen, Doroth yBridgesandWi lla Ne lson ;12grandchildrenand 10 greatgrandchildren.Friendswil lb e receivedThursday4- 8p ma ttheNaz- arineBaptistChurch in Homewood whereservicewillbe held Friday 11am .A rrangement sofcar ee n- truste dt othe Houseo fLaw Funera l HomeandCrematio nC enter, of PennHill s Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com ZELLER HARRY R. "HANK" M.D. SuddenlyonWednesday,Sept.22, 2004, age 85, formerlyofAllentown, husbandofthelateCletaHuneck Zeller;companionandbestfriend of ElvaMcGibbeny;lovingfatherof JanZellerofAnnapolis,MD, Abby (John)GivensofDowningtown,PA , Ho lly (Jim )H umphreyofMt.Leba- non andTinaZellerofBethelPark; belovedgrandfathero fBryanGiv- ensofPhiladelphia, Lindsa yGiven s ofFloridaandMatthewHumphrey ofPittsburgh;brotherofthe late FrancesMeyersandAlZeller . Friendsreceive dTHURSDA Y4 -9 PM atth e JAMES J. BARRY, JR. FUNERALHOME,INC. 608War- ringtonAve .F uneralPrayerFriday at10:45amwithM assofC hristian Burial in St.Joh nV ienneyP aris h (St. GeorgeChurch)at11:30am.In lieu of flowersf amilyrequest sdona- tionsbemad et otheTeamPitts- burghAthleticS cholarship Fund , PO Box7 436, Pgh.,PA 15213. Pleasesigntheguestbookatpost-gazette.com InMemoriam CILLO ANTHONY"TONY" Sept.23,1913-June5,2001. HappyBirthdayDad.Istill miss youveryverymuch.Love,you r daughterToodles. GUILIANI ROBERT A. 9-22-314-11-04 Bob,thisisthefirstbirthdayin50 years thatweareapart.Youwere takenawayfromus so suddenlyo n Easter,we hadnotime to even say go odbye. Im issy ou somuch ,you were thewindbeneathmywings . Youtouchedsomanyliveswithyou r greatpersonality . Loveyoualways , Your wife,Si s your children&grandchildre n Scaringi (Vidakovic) Marie In loving memory of my mother Marie,whodied 5yrsagotoday.As alwaysyouareinourthoughtsand prayers. Wemissyouandloveyou. YourdaughterJudy.

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