Obituaries 3-30-18

Shirley A. Kinslow
Shirley A. Kinslow, 80, died March 18, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford surrounded by loved ones.
Shirley is survived by her children Robert T. Kinslow, Mark A. Kinslow, Kelly M. (Eugene) Painter, Thomas E. (Sharon) Kinslow, Kevin J. (Carol) Kinslow and grandchildren Kristin (Stuart) Stevey, Shane Kinslow, Chad (Melissa) Kinslow, Amanda (John) Yurkovich, Alexa Kinslow, Zachary Kinslow, Austin Painter, Collin Painter, Jessica Kinslow, and Tiger Kinslow. She also is survived by four great grandchildren.
Shirley was born March 16, 1938 in Pittsburgh. She enjoyed traveling with family and friends to highlight the positive things in life.
A celebration of life will be communicated and held at a future date.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 146 Neely School Rd., Wexford, PA 15090 or online www.good-samaritanhospice.org.
Arrangements by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Robert Klauscher
Robert Klauscher, 64, of Bradford Woods, formerly of Bellevue, died Saturday, March 24, 2018.
Mr. Klauscher was an architect. He served on Bellevue Council and on the borough’s planning commission. He also had been active with the North Suburban Chamber of Commerce and the Bellevue Democratic Committee.
He was the husband of the late Beverly Spagnolo-Klauscher. Robert was the son of the late Casper V. and Frances M. Klauscher and borther of Anthony C., Casper V. Jr., and the late Carl W. Klauscher. He is survived by many dear friends.
Arrangements by the Neely Funeral Home, Glenshaw.

Walter Channing Galbreath
Walter Channing Galbreath, 90, of Central City, Somerset County, formerly of Ben Avon, died Monday, March 19, 2018.
He was the husband of 67 years to Carol R. (Ringland) Galbreath; father of Cheryl Lynn Huttner and her husband Bruce of Munhall, Valerie June Rice and her husband the late Sgt. Gary Franklin Rice of Huachuca, AZ, Kirk Allen Galbreath and his wife Karan of Ben Avon and Jeffrey David Galbreath and his wife Kathleen of Pasadena, MD; Grandpa of Sarah, Rebecca, Catherine, Ian, Christopher, Kendra, Crystal, Katerina and Jason; Great-Grandpa of Blake, Alexandria, Ciera, Cayla, Crystal, Christopher and Joshua and Great-Great-Grandpa of Carter, William and Elizabeth. Walt was a retired foreman at Bethlehem Steel for over 25 years. He was a member of Masonic Order, Avalon Lodge #657 F & AM, where he had served as a Past Master, a member of the Scottish Rite and former President of the Ben Avon Volunteer Fire Company. During World War II, he served his country honorably in the Army Air Corp. Not only did he have a great love for his family and friends, but he also had a great love for his Steelers and Nascar. Memorial donations are suggested to the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh, 700 Bursca Dr., Suite 706, Bridgeville, PA, 15017.
Donald Lee Kester
Donald Lee Kester, 72, of Wilkinsburg, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
He was the son of Col. Donald Lee Kester of Melbourne Florida and the late Fern (Almquist) Kester. He was the brother of Kenneth S. Kester of Ross Township; and the uncle of Stephen and Daniel (wife, Anna) Kester. He was also the parent of "Hobbs" the cat.
Don worked as a Financial Planner for Lincoln Financial for over 20 years and was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside, the Wilkinsburg Rotary and a retired major for the US Army Reserve.
There was no visitation. A family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Pittsburgh Symphony.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home.

Beverly Jane (Franks) Snyder
Beverly Jane (Franks) Snyder, 88, of Zelienople, formerly of North Hills, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018.
She was the wife of 59 years to the late Reverend Doyle Herbert Snyder.; mother of Melinda Ann (Richard) Mangino, Rebecca Jane (Hugh) Graham, Suzanne Noel (Richard) Paukovics and Rachel Elizabeth Mackintosh; grandmother of Katherine (Daniel) Lee, Michael Snow-Godfrey, Kevin Cox, Christopher (Hannah) Graham, Brittany (Dmitry) Demidov, Julia (Bergen) Bybee and Jason (fiance’ Shea Benden) Paukovics; great-grandmother of Eden Elizabeth Graham, Penelope Kate Lee, Emiline Rose Graham, Elise Clare Graham, Alexander Graham Demidov and Lee Doyle Bybee: sister of Randall (Mickey) Franks.
Beverly loved music and singing in the choir. She was a member of the Bell Choir at Passavant Retirement Center and also a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church. She instilled her love of music in her children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Memorial contributions are suggested to The Benevolent Fund at Passavant Retirement Center, 105 Burgess Dr., Zelienople, PA 16063.
Arrangements by Mc-Donald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.