Obituaries

James Logan Jr.

James E. “Buddy” Logan Jr., of Marshall Township, formerly of Bellevue and husband of the late Loretta M. Logan, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009.

Mr. Logan served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict as a cryptographer. He was a graduate of Western PA Institute of Technology as a tool and die designer. He worked as a tool engineer at Miller Printing Machinery Co. for 21 years and Kerotest Manufacturing Corp. until his retirement in 1991. He also worked for Allegheny County as a park ranger and at the North Park golf course. He was an avid golfer and table tennis player, and an active member of USATT and the South Park Table Tennis Club.

He is survived by seven children, Loretta L. Link, Donna J. Logan, James E. Logan III, Ruth E. McMurray, Robert E. Logan, John P. Logan and Joseph B. Logan; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lois Klein.

Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Friday.

Anna Korade

Anna B. Roetter Korade, 84, of the North Side, wife of the late Robert A. Roetter and John W. Korade, died Wednesday, May 6, 2009.

She is survived by four sons, Robert J. Roetter and his wife Elizabeth, William A. Roetter and his wife Cathy, John E. Roetter and his wife Debra and Paul T. Roetter; three stepchildren, Judy McDonnell and her husband William, John Korade and his wife Shirley and Sue Hearty and her husband John; three siblings, Paul and Edward Buyna and Joanne Lucas; 23 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Friends were received at Simons Funeral Home, North Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church on Monday.

Andrew Stanko

Andrew Stanko of Brighton Heights, husband of the late Mildred Frances Stanko and Helen Jane Stanko, died Monday, May 25, 2009.

Mr. Stanko was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, 79th Infantry Division, 315 Infantry Regiment, and member of B.P.O.E. #339 and the American Legion Post #81.

He is survived by three stepchildren, Diane Coughenour, Karl Marc and Brian Schultz; his sister, Alice Hooge; two step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, William.

Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in St. Sebastian Church on Friday.

Flora Crumbo

Flora C. Diettinger Crumbo, 95, of Avalon, wife of the late Herman F. Crumbo, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009.

Mrs. Crumbo had been a member of St. Cyril of Alexandria Over 55 Club.

She is survived by two nieces, Marian Conley and Charlene Hartman; a nephew, Ken Stander; and grandnieces, grandnephews and a great-grandniece. She was preceded in death by four siblings, Frank Diettinger, Leona Beck, Bertha Stander and Helen Gasper; and three nieces and a nephew, Louise Conley, Ron Gasper, Judy Heinauer and Janice Knause.

Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Teresa of Avila Church on Friday.

Helen Elliott

Helen Jean Townshend Elliott, 69, of Sewickley, formerly of Old Greenwich, CT, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009.

Mrs. Elliott was a former employee of St. Stephen Episcopal Church and Watch Word Productions.

She is survived by three children, Matthew Elliott and his wife Sayward, Patricia Elliott Marcrum and Elizabeth Brown and her husband Michael; her sister, Georgia McCracken; and eight grandchildren, William Jackson, Harold James, Julia MacAlpine, Owen Robert, Theodora Elizabeth, Jillian Rose, Christian Michael and Margaret Spencer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Theodora Ruhling Townshend; and two sisters, Dorothea McKinley and Patricia Clapp.

Friends were received at Copeland's Sewickley Funeral Home. A celebration of life service was held in Christ Church at Grove Farm on Saturday. Memorial donations are suggested to Bethany Christian Services, 10521 Perry Highway, Suite 200, Wexford, PA 15090.


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