Obituaries 1-5-18

Ronald I. Young
Ronald I. Young, 87, of Zelienople, formerly of Bellevue, died Monday, December 25, 2017 after a long illness.
He was the husband of Marjorie (Haas) Young; father of Douglas (Karen) Young, Lucinda Redman, Christina (Ted) Parks and Randal (Jessica) Young; brother of Donna McCartney and the late Guy, Dallas, William, Marion and Hewett; also survived by 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Ron was a Bellevue Borough policeman for 22 years and was a Marine Corp Veteran of the Korean War.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Vincent M. Scioscia
Vincent M. Scioscia, 26, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
Vincent was a resident of Pennsylvania at the time of passing.
Born April 5, 1991 and raised in Bellevue, Vincent graduated from Central Catholic High School and attended Duquesne University and West Texas University.
Mass of Christian burial was held on Tuesday, January 2, at the Church of the Assumption, Burial followed in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery, Pittsburgh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Vincent's name suggested to ALS Association Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue.

Katherine Alston (Dalzell) Melisko
Katherine Alston (Dalzell) Melisko, 74, of the Masonic Village, Sewickley, formerly of Ben Avon and North Myrtle Beach, SC, died Sunday, December 24, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Thomas C. Melisko, Sr.; mother of Thomas (Karen) Melisko, Jr. and Brett (Judy) Melisko. Also survived by nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; sister of Lynda (Robert) Rowe of Charlotte, NC.
Kathy's vocation was being a dedicated mom and loving grammy. One of her boys' favorite memories include her allowing them to park their motorcycles in the winter in the house on her oriental rug. Kathy and Tom, Sr. also enjoyed hosting their family at their beach house where plenty of love abounded.
Residents of Ben Avon may also remember her days as a proprietor of the Dandy Lion where she served up delicious soups and sandwiches with her infectious smile and wit.
Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services.
Evelyn R. May
Evelyn R. May, 93, of Ben Avon, died Sunday, December 31, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Harry W. May; mother and stepmother of seven children. Also survived by 31 grandchildren and step-grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral and Cremation Service, LLC.

Lois Black
Lois Blac, 89, a resident of Marion Hall, Bellevue, formerly of Ross Township, died Thursday, December 28, 2017.
She was born in Lawrenceville to the late James and Janette Monroe and grew up in Morningside where she graduated from St. Raphael High School.
In addition to her parents, preceding her in death were her husband, Harry Black; son, Robert Black; and brothers, Jack (Carol) Monroe and Bob (Heidi) Monroe.
She is survived by sisters, Jean (Urban) Boeh of FL, Eileen (Vince) Flanagan of OH, and Madelyn (John) Kennedy of MI; and brothers, James (Kathy) Monroe of Hampton, Thomas (Mary Pat) Monroe of CA, and Edward Monroe of Ross; grandchildren, Nicholas (Sam) Black and Danielle Black and their mother, Cindy Hartman; great-grandson, Dominic; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by the Simons Funeral Home.

Livia A. Rahall
Livia A. Rahall, 92, of Ellwood City, formerly of Bellevue, died Thursday, December 28, 2017,
She was born February 9, 1925, in Pecs, Hungary, a daughter of the late Augusta and Gizella Kregecz. Livia emigrated from Hungary through Ellis Island in 1932 with her mother and brother and settled in Ben Avon, PA where she was reunited with her father. After graduating from high school, she took several secretarial positions in Pittsburgh and New York City. She was an avid reader, painter, sculptor, potter and enjoyed all types of crafts.
During WWII, Livia worked for Dravo Corp. and won their "Pin-Up" girl competition.
Receiving marriage offers from around the world, no one could compete with George, her husband of 54 years. Married in 1946, she devoted her life to the raising of their four sons.
Livia was preceded in death by her husband, George; son, Stephen; brother, Augie Kregecz; and brothers-in-law, Joe Rahall, Raymond Hawarny, and Louis Rahall. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth (Mary Ellen), Dr. Lawrence (Lucy) and Captain (ret.) Ronald (Mary Etta) Rahall; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Alice Rahall, Elaine Rahall, Deloris Hawarny and Joann Kregecz; as well as many nephews and nieces.
Memorial donations in Livia's memory are suggested to the Allison Park Church, 2326 Duncan Ave., Allison Park, PA 15101.
Arrangements by the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc.

Sarah E. (Maiette) Meyers
Sarah E. (Maiette) Meyers, of Ross Township, formerly of Bellevue, died Saturday, December 23, 2017.
She was the wife of 30 years to John A. Meyers; mother of Regis M. Maiette (Eileen) and Raymond J. Maiette; sister of Lisa Downey (Jack) and Michael R. Palmer (Judy); grandmother of Caitlin, Addalena and Alaina. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the A.S.P.C.A.
Arrangements by the Devlin Funeral Home.