Obituaries 4-1-16

Ronald Augustine
Ronald A. "Augie" Augustine, 77, of Ross Township, husband of the late Georgia Marie Dorben Augustine, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
He is survived buy two children, Ron Augustine and his wife Tina and Lori Walters and her husband Steve; two siblings, Patricia Hubbard and Doug Augustine; six grandchildren, Shannon, Kristen, Ashley, Ronnie, Ryan, Andrew and Kira; and two great-grandchildren, Haydin and Lennox.
Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon, where a blessing service was held on Friday.

June Williams
June Rose Williams, 93, of Peters Township, formerly of Bellevue and wife of the late Wilbert Loren Williams, died Monday, March 21, 2016.
Mrs. Williams was an avid collector of angels and dressing in the color purple as well as embellishing greeting cards for family and friends.
She is survived by three daughters, Suzanne Daniels and her husband Michael Caputo, Karen Williams and Wendy Hartman; her granddaughter, Emily Hartman; and her niece, Nelma Bee. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gustave and Anna Bickel; her sister, Lena King and six other sisters; and her son-in-law, Richard Hartman.
Friends were received at Beinhauer Funeral Home, McMurray, where services were held on Saturday. Burial was in Uniondale Cemetery.

Gale Koehnke
Gale S. Pallack Koehnke, 75, of Ross Township, wife of the late John W. "Jack" Koehnke, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Mrs. Koehnke was a longtime, active member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Bellevue. She had worked at the Pittsburgh Press newspaper, West View Isaly's and Giant Eagle in McIntyre Square.
She is survived by her daughter, Suzanne L. Koehnke of Reston, VA; her sister, Nancy Drop and her husband John; her nephew, Steve Tumpa and his wife Laurie; and two grandnephews, Tyler and Benjamin Newell.
Friends were received at H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Ross Township, where services were held on Tuesday.

Honora Sefick
Honora B. "Nora" Sefick, 80, of Avalon, wife of the late John J. "Gus" Sefick, died Thursday, March 24, 2016.
Mrs. Sefick enjoyed dancing and knitting afghans. She was a member of St. Stephen Church in Sewickley.
She is survived by five children,Vicki Rajnovic and her husband Bob, Dan Sefick and his wife Lisa, Val Raehn and her husband Ron, Jennifer DiNardo and her husband John and Paul Sefick and his wife Melanie; four siblings, Marianne Monteverde, Lucille Kerr and her husband Charles, Ruth Costello and her husband Regis and William Breitenbach and his wife Shirley; 10 grandchildren, Perry and Elliott Rajnovic,Daniel and Brennan Sefick, Christopher and his wife Christine, Tyler Raehn, Giovanni and Angelina DiNardo, James Rodak and Michael Sefick; three great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Raehn, John and Joseph Rodak; and nieces and nephews.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, where a blessing service was held on Saturday. Memorial services and reception will be held later. Donations are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.

Dorothy Stahl
Dorothy M. Greb Stahl, 91, of Ross Township, formerly of Brighton Heights and wife of the late John L. Stahl Sr., died Wednesday, March 22, 2016.
Mrs. Stahl was a charter member of the Brighton Heights Citizens Federation and a member of the Pittsburgh Schools Parent Teacher Student Association and a secretary for Brighton Road Presbyterian Church for more than 30 years.
She is survived by two sons, John L. "Larry" Stahl Jr. and his wife Sue and David Stahl and his wife Sue; four grandchildren, J.D. And his wife Amanda, Christian and his wife Sara, Shannon and Peter and his wife LeeAnne; four great-grandchildren, Krisanda, Sydney, Morgan and Kaedan; her brother-in-law, Ben Stahl; and seven nieces and nephews,Joyce, Kathy, Lenora, Benny, Peggy, Timmy and Sandy. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Clarence Greb;her great-grandson, Stone; her sister-in-law, Pat Stahl; and two nephews, Robbie and Mark.
There was no visitation or services. Arrangements were made by Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home and Crematory.

Dorothy McClarnon
Dorothy Ann Kuban McClarnon, 77, of Emsworth, wife of the late Thomas W. McClarnon, died Friday, March 25, 2016.
Mrs. McClarnon was a longtime, active member of Sacred Heart Church in Emsworth. She worked as a pharmacy technician at Avalon Community Pharmacy. Many residents of the North Boroughs referred to her as "The Mayor."
She is survived by two children, Jennifer Ann Carr and her husband Robert and Walter Anthony McClarnon, all of Ben Avon; three brothers, David Kuban and his wife Mary, William Kuban and his wife Darlene and Thomas Kuban and his wife Jan; her sister-in-law, Rosemary Kuban; two grandchildren, Noah Thomas and Bailey Robert Carr; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Patrick Kuban.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Sacred Heart Church on Tuesday.

George Snelsire Jr.
George J. Snelsire Jr., 72, died Saturday, March 26, 2016.
Mr. Snelsire was a Vietnam War veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Carol A. Shamonsky Snelsire; two children, Ron Snelsire and his wife Cheryl and Chris Snelsire; two brothers, Donald Snelsire and his wife Pat and Gary Snelsire and his wife Carol; three grandsons, Ryan, Dylan and Donovan; aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins; and his pets, Jasper and Carly. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Nellie Snelsire.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in Risen Lord Church on Wednesday.

Mary Dunn
Mary E. Dunn, 96, of Bellevue, wife of the late Vernon Dunn, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015.
She is survived by four nieces, Jean Robinson White, Joyce Bond, Lillie Robinson and Rosalyn Harris; and grandnieces and grandnephews.
A celebration of life was held on Wednesday in Uniondale Cemetery Chapel. Donations are suggested to Outreach. Arrangements were made by Robinson Funeral Home, Perry Hilltop.

Patricia Wenze
Patricia A. Drake Wenze, 67, of Avalon, formerly of Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Mrs. Wenze enjoyed playing bingo, poker stars and football.
She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Corson Witsch and her husband Steve; three brothers, Donald, Francis and Christian Drake; three grandchildren, Holden, Michaela and Rachel Witsch; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anson and Betty McDonald Drake.
A memorial service will be held in North Hills Church of Christ, Ross Township, on Sunday, April 3, at 1:30 p.m. Memorial contributions are suggested to her church at 797 Thompson Run Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Arrangements were made by Sperling Funeral Home, McCandless.