Obituaries 4-19-13

Jane Corcoran
Jane C. Riding Corcoran, 95, of Avalon, formerly of Greenfield, died Sunday, April 7, 2013.
She is survived by her daughter, Jayne R. Ciaramella and her husband Joe; two sisters, Dorothy Roberts and Ruth Smock; her son-in-law, Louis Gilberti; four grandchildren, Nick Ciaramella, Dena Roy and her husband Brooks, Ryan Gilberti and Alyssa Gilberti; and two great-grandchildren, Soloman and Nico. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Gilberti; and siblings.
Friends were received in the social room at Metowers in Avalon until the time of services on Saturday. Donations are suggested to Metowers Social Fund, 1001 New Brighton Rd., Avalon, PA 15202. Arrangements were made by Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, Greenfield.

James Mitchell
James A. Mitchell, 80, of Ross Township, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
Husband of 57 years to his beloved wife Nancy Mitchell. Loving father of Pamela (John) Jenkins, James, Jr. (Amy) Mitchell, Francis (Kimberly) Mitchell and Connie Mitchell; proud grandfather of Darlene, Jessica, Amber (David), Josh, Charlene, Brittany and Kaden; great-grandfather of Ella; brother of Essie Dence; many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his sister Mary Moore and brother John Mitchell.
James served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a retired crane operator from J & L Steel.
There will be no visitation. Service and interment will be private. Arrangements made by Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., Avalon. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1040 5th Ave, Ste 3, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

Arthur Walker
Arthur B. Walker, 87, of Freedom, died Saturday, April 13, 2013.
Beloved husband of 30 years to Janet Walker. Loving father of Gary (Catherine) Walker, Craig (Mingh) Morrow, Deborah Baranowski, Nancy (Barry) Clifford and Sharon Morrow; proud grandfather of David, Meghan, Bradley, Ryan, Lea, Shawn, Chien, Wesley, Joseph, Melissa, Joseph and Mason.
Arthur served in the Canadian Army and was a drummer for the Pittsburgh Highland Band.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, April 27, at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., 1014 California Ave., Avalon. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave. Ste E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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