Obituaries 1-20-17

Joanne Ecker
Joanne Ecker, 78, of Avalon, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Jesse Root Ecker; mother of Joseph F. (Nancy) Ecker of Ross Township, Jesse R. Ecker, Jr. of Shaler, Jean Kania of Avalon, John Ecker, Janice (Ron) Cushman of Jacksonville, FL; grandmother of Sara, Melissa and Christina Ecker, Jesse, Jr. and Jessica Ecker, Jason Willett and James Kania, Evan and Gracie Joanne Cushman; great-grandmother of Connor Joseph “Scratch” Kilpatrick, Anthony Laborers, Kayden, Cloe and Jesse Ecker.
Joanne enjoyed crafts, stained glass, vacationing, and above all, family.
Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Service, LLC.

Shirley Sheetz
Shirley Sheetz, 84, previously of Avalon, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
She was born June 25, 1932.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Robert L. Sheetz; her younger brother Richard Milcarek (Carolyn); four children: Sharon Reskey (Mike), Debra Sheetz, June Berger (John) and Robert Sheetz Jr. (Julie); 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
In keeping with the wishes of Shirley, there will be no funeral services.

Victoria Mildred
Victoria Mildred, of Ross Township, died Jan. 11, 2017.
She was the wife of John Victoria; sister of Ruth Scheib and the late Mary Ann Ott; also survived by nieces and nephews.
There was no visitation.
Memorial donations are suggested to St. Athanasius Church, 7 Chalfonte Ave., West View, PA 15229.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Casey Marie Schwartzmier
Casey Marie Schwartzmier, 20, of Ross Township, died Jan. 15, 2017.
She was the daughter of Richard E. and Michelle (Waldorf) Schwartzmier; sister of Eric R. Schwartzmier; granddaughter of Mary and the late Richard Schwartzmier and Jerome Waldorf. She is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Friends will be received Friday, Jan. 20, 1-9 p.m., at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Incarnation of the Lord Church on Saturday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Reserve Township.

Macy Margaret Hintemeyer
Macy Margaret Hintemeyer was born and died Jan. 15, 2017/
She was the baby daughter of Eric and Marissa (Mueller) Hintemeyer; baby sister of Madison and Sidney Hintemeyer; granddaughter of Bob and Randi Mueller and Henry Hintemeyer and Sherry Patuc; baby niece of Bree Mueller, Debbie Mackey and Becky Glover.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home.
Rose Hanas Miller
Rose Hanas Miller, 89, of Bellevue, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Kenneth H. Miller; mother of Linda M. Dalton, Kenneth R. Miller (Barbara) and Patricia L. Miller (Jack Crislip); grandmother of Kelly Hough (Gregory), Matthew Dalton (Nicole), Kimberly Leeman (Brad), Gregory Dalton (Morgan), Patrick Miller (Stephanie), Tyler Dalton and Elle Rose Crislip; great-grandmother of Alexis and Sean Hough, Samantha, James and Henry Leeman and Logan Dalton; sister of Edith Burns. Rose was preceded in death by her cat "Willow".
Rose worked as a secretary at Supplies, Inc., Baltimore Life Insurance Co. and the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. She was a longtime member of Emsworth U.P. Church, a Girl Scout Leader, member of the Silver Sneakers and volunteered for the local food bank. She took joy in the simplest things in life and loved working in her garden, watching Pirates games, snuggling with her grand-dogs and just being with her family.
Memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.