Obituaries 3-1-19

Roy T. Hartwig
Roy T. Hartwig, 87, formerly of Bellevue, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019 in Mechanicsburg, PA.
He was the son of the late William A. and Philomena (Kolling) Hartwig.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Maxine (Chickering) Hartwig and his four older siblings, Leo, Earl, Marcella (Zorn) and June (Barnett).
He is survived by his children, Roy C. (Gina) Hartwig of Enola, PA and Susan (Jimmy) Collins of Florence, SC; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Roy served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a hard working self-taught mechanic who worked primarily in the trucking industry. In earlier years, he worked for the railroad, delivered coal door-to-door and was a milkman (Country Belle Dairies). He enjoyed helping others and served his community as a councilman/president (Borough of Bellevue). He was also a constable and member of the Masonic lodge. Later, Roy worked as a moving company salesman and also drove charter buses and trolleys giving tours around the city of Pittsburgh.
Whether in Bellevue or at the summer home on Lake Erie, Roy was the go-to neighbor for do-it-yourself projects and small engine repair.
Memorial donations are suggested to Hosanna Industries via Hampton Presbyterian Church, 2942 East Hardies Rd., Gibsonia, PA 15044.

Magdeline P. (Pogozelec) Busse
Magdeline P. “Maggie” (Pogozelec) Busse, 78, of Ben Avon, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
She was the wife of 54 years to John C. Busse; mother of Amelia (Eric) Cheever, John Paul Busse, Claire (Jack Tabor) Busse and Emily (Kevin) Schwartz; grandmother of Abigail, Kristen, Fiona, Ramsey, Phoebe and Cyrus; sister of Bernard and Michael Pogozelec; also survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many honorary children who needed a place to stay.
Maggie was a music and science teacher at St. Albert the Great in Baldwin, then at Sacred Heart in Emsworth and Sacred Heart in Shadyside. An active member of Sacred Heart Church, she was Past President of the Ladies Auxiliary and Liturgy Committee and sang in the choir and the Diocesan Choir.
She served her community as past president of the Avon Club, co-chair of the Ben Avon Bicentennial Committee, past president of the Carlow College Alumni Association, and member of the Women’s Literary Society of Bellevue.
She loved music and being in and teaching about nature. She also loved to laugh and entertain, providing a warm and welcoming home for anyone who came into her life. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends and all that knew her.
Memorial donations in Maggie’s memory are suggested to Alzheimer Disease Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Montifiore, Four West, 200 Lothrop St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582 ( or Sacred Heart Church, 154 Orchard Ave., Emsworth, PA 15202 or Asbury Foundation, 700 Bower Hill Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.
Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

Helen E. (Stopich) Mosse
Helen E. (Stopich) Mosse, 88, of Avalon, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
She was the wife of the late Raymond F. Mosse.; mother of Raymond G. Mosse, David S. (Judith) Mosse and Linda Trdina; grandmother of Alex Mosse, Marian Olech, Joshua Mosse, Jenna (Franklin) Canterbury, Andrew Mosse, Dustin Mosse, Ashley Mosse, Edward Trdina III, Kara (Brandon Sauter) Trdina and Nicholas Trdina; great-grandmother of Jennifer Olech, Jessica Olech, Bethany Ogline, Kalon Mosse, Kayleigh Vodzak, Franklin Dorian Canterbury IV, Kaleb Trdina, Roman Sauter, Braelynn Sauter, Sadie Sauter, Jacob Sauter; sister of Mary Jane Glad, the late John Zurich, Andrew Zurich, Butchie Stopich and Mildred Berry.
Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

William H. Momper III
William H. Momper III, 79, of Bellevue, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
He was the eldest son of the late William H. and Frances J. Momper; brother of James (late Linda), David (Michele), Lisa Sayers (Tom), Robert and the late John (Jeanette); beloved uncle to eight nieces and nephews and great-uncle to 14.
Bill was a graduate of North Catholic H.S. and retired from J & L Steel. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and will be missed by many.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

Raymond Francis Scannell
Raymond Francis Scannell, of Pittsburgh, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, after a long illness.
Ray's 90-plus years began on August 28, 1928, in Avalon, PA, where he was born to Mary and James J. Scannell. He lived in Avalon and Bellevue, PA throughout his formative years and graduated from North Catholic High School in 1946. He then attended and graduated from Duquesne University (1950) in the ROTC program and then Pittsburgh Law School (1953). He then accepted commission to the U.S. Army.
He married Mildred "Midge" Cecilia Scannell on March 20, 1954 and the young couple then began what would be 64 plus years of marriage, raising four children and later nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Ray was notable for his love for his family, his passion for his craft and for being a responsible citizen and member of his community. Together with Midge, they supported the successful relocation of scores of Cambodian refugees to the Richmond area. They were also unfailing supporters of the Special Olympics Programs of Henrico County.
Of Ray's three siblings, his is predeceased by his brother, James Scannell; and by his sister, Marion Heyl. He is survived by his sister, Eleanor Hayes of Pittsburgh, PA.
Memorial donations are suggested to Virginia Special Olympics Area 31, P.O. Box 28554, Henrico, VA 23228.
Arrangements by Bliley’s Funeral Home, Richmond, VA.

Ronald Joseph Glaser
Ronald Joseph Glaser, 65, of Avalon, died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
He was the husband of Darlene "Dolly" Glaser with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage; father to Angela Yow and fiancé Shane Wellerdick; life long friend Chris Costa, and also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Aloysius and Helen (Lugaila) Glaser; brothers, Sonny, Chuck; and a sister, Patsy Lodge.
Ronald was long time shop manager at AJ Drgon and Associates.
Memorial donations in Ronald’s memory are suggested to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.

Henry (Harry) Pidcock
Henry (Harry) Pidcock, 79, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice.
He was the father of Steven Michael Pidcock of Philadelphia; brother of Sylvia (Robert) Staples of Abilene, TX and Patricia (Raymond) Wivell of Pittsburgh, PA; grandfather of Amanda (Joe) Devlin of Philadelphia, also survived by four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Henry was a veteran of the US Army.
Memorial donations are suggested to Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Rd., Cabot PA 16023.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Sr. Marie Clair, OSF
Sr. Marie Clair, OSF, 98, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
She was the daughter of the late Christopher (Loretta Heyl) and Marie Agnes O'Keefe; sister of Joseph Clair, Renilda Clair, Loretta Hockenberry, Laverne Jacobsen and the late Christopher Clair, Ronald Clair, Raymond Clair and Paul Clair.
Sister Marie Clair entered the community from Sacred Heart Parish in Emsworth. She earned a Bachelor Degree in Education from Duquesne University.
Sister Marie was a hard worker, and always conscientious and exact. She will be remembered for her dedicated, quiet spirit and her gracious Franciscan hospitality.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Sisters of St. Francis Ministry, Retirement Fund, 146 Hawthorne Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15209.
Arrangements by D’Alessandro Funeral Home and Crematory, LTD., Lawrenceville.