Obituaries 3-9-12

Marion Moore
Marion ‘Janet’ Moore, age 88 of Duluth, GA formerly of Ohio Township, died Thursday, March 8, 2012 with her family by her side. Janet, an English war bride from Torquay, England married to her husband Dick for 67 years. She was a fifty year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Norwood Harrington Chapter #356. She and Dick enjoyed their retirement in Oriental, NC, where she was a tireless volunteer with The Oriental Women’s Club. She enjoyed quilting, was an accomplished artist and a wonderful cook, who often set an extra place for anyone needing the comfort of a home cooked meal. She was a devoted mother and wife and delighted in being a granny to her only grandson. She was an avid Nascar fan, who never missed a race and knew the names of players on the top women’s college basketball teams. She is survived by her husband Dick, daughter Judy Doering, son-in-law Ward, grandson Steve Young, and two great grandsons, her sister Joan Cornish and brother Michael Howell, and several nieces and nephews in the US and England. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, March 17th at 11:00AM at the Duluth First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the Duluth First United Methodist Church, PO Box 699, Duluth, GA 30096.

Margaret Leicher
Margaret E. "Peggy" Smith Leicher, 71, of Brighton Heights, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.
Mrs. Leicher was retired from Little Sisters of the Poor, where she worked for many years.
She is survived by her husband, Harry Leicher Sr.; five children, Harry Leicher Jr. and his wife Patti, Kym Randall and her husband Keith, Pammie Bouvy and her husband Jeff, Curt Leicher and his wife Stephany and Jenny Zastawa and her husband David; six siblings, Danny and Teddy Dennis, Dale, Kenneth and Gary Wilcher and Cathy Pollaro; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert Smith and Esther Wilcher; and her stepfather, Kenneth Wilcher.
Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side, where a blessing service was held on Friday. Burial was in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Troy Hill. Memorials are suggested to Celtic Hospice Health Care of Mars, PA.

Thomas Lewis
Thomas F. Lewis, 58, of Ohio Township, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.
Mr. Lewis was an optician at Pittsburgh Optical Shoppe. He enjoyed working crossword puzzles, reading and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He is survived by his wife, Debra Havern Lewis; his mother-in-law, Catherine Havern; brother-in-law of Diane Schmitt and her husband Dennis, Donna Rose and Richard Havern and his wife Sandra; two nieces and a nephew, Douglas Schmitt, Heather and Nicholas Rose; and granduncle of Cadence Schmitt. He was preceded in death by his mother, Vivian Fornauf; his father-in-law, Richard Havern; and his niece, Tara Rose.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, where services were held on Saturday.

M. Colette Harold
M. Colette Harold, 85, of Stoneboro, PA, formerly of Bellevue and wife of the late Harold A. Harold, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.
She is survived by four sons, H. Andrew Harold and his wife Debbee, Richard G. Harold and his wife Karen, Michael A. Harold and his wife Renee and Robert E. Harold; six siblings, Kate Havko, Mary Miklos, Arthur Lowrie and his wife Joanne, James Lowrie and his wife Barbara, Joseph Lowrie and his wife Barbara and Anne Koller and her husband Ronald; 10 grandchildren, Ryan Harold and his wife Rachael, Erin Harold, Jason Shepard and his wife Shey, Michael Shepard, Jeffrey, Josh, Jared, Edward, Samantha and Ashley Harold; four great-grandchildren, Ryker, Ravenna, Jalen and Ryan; and two brothers-in-law, Earl and Bernard Harold. She was preceded in death by three siblings, Clare Harold, Edwin and Mary Catherine Lowrie.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Monday. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Columbkille Church, c/o Fr. Bob Manning, 70 Franklin St., Stoneboro, PA 16153 or the American Cancer Society.

Ronald Roblaski
Ronald R. Roblaski, 60, of Franklin Park, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Jo Roblaski; five children, Brad Belo and his wife Amy of Richmond, VA, Emily Korrell and her husband Gideon of San Anselmo, CA, Rebecca Sadler and her husband Richie of Ohio Township, Myra Kushon and her husband Tim of Hampton Township and Gwen Roblaski and her husband Bobby Fugate of Wexford; his brother, Paul Roblaski; and two grandchildren, Karlyanne Kushon and Liam Belo.
Friends were received at Simons Funeral Home, North Hills. A memorial service was held in Hampton Presbyterian Church on Saturday. Contributions are suggested to Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Dino Silvester
Dino M. Silvester, 48, of Avalon died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
He is survived by his parents, Peter Sr. and Mildred J. Silvester; and his brother, Pete Silvester and his wife Carin.
There was no visitation and burial was private. Arrangements were made by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon.

George Ault
George H. Ault, 88, of Avalon, husband of the late Margaret Gocso Ault, died Friday, March 2, 2012.
Mr. Ault was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, where he attained the rank of sergeant. He also was a retired sergeant with the Allegheny County Police Department.
He is survived by three sisters-in-law, Betty Lou Gocso, Ella Specht and Dorothy Lobianco; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Edward Ault.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Tuesday. Memorial contributions are suggested to Meals On Wheels, 28 Pittsburgh St., Emsworth, PA 15202.
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Mario Lepore Jr.
Mario W. Lepore Jr., 78, of Reserve Township, died Thursday, March 1, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Livingstone Lepore; his daughter, Michelle Marie Lepore Danko of Ross Township; four siblings, Ronald Lepore and his wife Bernadette of Burgettstown, PA, Marilyn Lepore and Robert Lepore, both of Monessen, PA and Kenneth Lepore and his wife Kathy of Palm Harbor, FL; and three grandchildren, Brendan R. Lepore, Anthony W. Danko and Michael J. Danko. He was preceded in death by his son, William R. Lepore.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Aloysius Church on Wednesday. Burial was in Maple Creek Cemetery, Fallowfield Township. Memorial contributions are suggested to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Mary Canada
Mary E. Caruso Canada, 54, of Avalon, died Monday, March 5, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas A. Canada; three children, Jasmine Caruso of Erie, PA, Bianca Caruso of Avalon and Cansa T. Jay of Pittsburgh; her parents, Floyd and Patricia Caruso of Pittsburgh; seven siblings, Peter Caruso of Pittsburgh, Irene Caruso and her husband Albert Mussio of Detroit, MI, David Caruso and Michael Caruso, both of Pittsburgh, Therese Duncan and her husband Rodney of Denver, CO, Matthew Caruso and his wife Maureen and Todd Waller and his wife Sue, all of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, Logan, Joel and Sydnie; nieces and nephews; and her pet, Travis Christopher. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ryan Waller.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue, where services were held on Thursday with Rev. Walter E. Robinson officiating.

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