Obituaries 1-19-18

Frederick J. Mueller
Frederick J. Mueller, 90, of Emsworth, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018.
He was the husband of the late Nancy J. (Staub) Mueller; father of Karen (Paul) Getz, Eric (Cindy) Mueller, and Lisa (Joe) Libonati; grandfather of Chad (Megan) Mueller, Jonathan Mueller, Jennifer (Pierce) Robison, Nicholas Libonati, Julie (Travis) Furman, Adam Libonati, and Cory Libonati; great-grandfather of Chase Furman and Liam Robison; also survived by several other family members.
Fred proudly served in the US Navy. He was a former member of the Emsworth Volunteer Fire Company and a cement mason of the local 526. He loved to hunt, fish, garden, and spend time with his family.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, 10 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Emsworth, PA 15202.
Memorial contributions may be donated to Meals on Wheels, North Boroughs/ Sewickley.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral HOme & Cremation Service.

Robert Leslie Winter
Robert Leslie Winter, 94, died January 3, 2018.
He was born July 28, 1923, in Champaign, IL to Floyd and Leola (Peterson) Winter. He was the husband of the late Jane (Redding). Survived by daughter Jennifer Spear and grandchildren Elizabeth, Justin and Jerry Spear. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy.
During World War II, he was sent to Brown and MIT for the US Air Force Meteorological Engineering Program, followed by Flight Control training. After the war, he remained active in the Air Force Reserve and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He earned a BA from Yale and an MBA from Harvard. His business experience during the 1950s encompassed consulting and managerial positions with Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, American Distilling, Arthur D. Little, and Pittsburgh Corning (including living in Belgium for several years). In 1973, he bought Gilbert Lane Personnel Service of Pittsburgh (specialists in recruiting accounting and finance executives). He sold the service in 1978 and became an officer of Mellon Bank, retiring in 1988.
He was active in the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, serving as an elder and clerk of session. In the 1960s, he was a director of the World Affairs Council. From 1980 to 1999, he was a director of the Vocational Rehabilitation Center, (now called Life's Work) and was chairman of its Industrial Advisory Committee.
In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening and golf.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

Genevieve F. Weiss
Genevieve F. Weiss, of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, January 7, 2018.
She was the wife of the late Charles C. Weiss; mother of Sr. Ruth Weiss, CSJ, Judy Weiss, and Faith Babcock; also survived by two nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bernard and Eugene Smith, from Decatur, IL.
Memorial donations are suggested to Sisters of St. Joseph, 1020 State St., Baden, PA 15005.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

Linda Grace (Koerbel) Dobler
Linda Grace (Koerbel) Dobler, 70, of Ross Township, died Sunday, January 7, 2018.
She was the wife of the late Dr. Lee Dobler; mother of Lisa Manheimer Shufeldt (Rudy), Stacy Manheimer Altmyer (Brian), and Kari Manheimer Miller (Spencer); Grams of Emily, Lindsay (Dylan), Tricia, Mark, Erick, Hudson and Nathan; sister of Bob Koerbel (Deb) and Marcy Rastetter.
The family suggests memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.

Lois E. Kovaly
Lois E. Kovaly, 65, of Spring Garden, died Friday, January 5, 2018.
She was born to Stephen and Shirley (Shook) Kimball of Avalon, PA on March 22, 1952. She dearly loved garage selling and her various pet cats.
Lois is survived by her son, Christopher Michael (Allie); her grandson, Zacheriah Christopher; and her former spouse, William Michael Kovaly; sister of Walter Kimball, Sarah Moore, Ruth Hoak, Shirley Sandreth, Alice Johnston, Carol Karas, James Kimball, and the late Stephen Kimball, Margaret Anderson, John Kimball and Andrew Kimball. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Animal Friends or the Ronald McDonald House.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral and Cremation Service.