Obituaries 4-20-18

Marlene A. Boles
Marlene A. Boles, of Crescent Township. died Tuesday, March 27, 2018.
She is survived by her best friend and husband of 58 years, Bruce Boles; her children, Carol Ann Myers (Theron) of Bellevue, Diana Jodikinos (Nick) of Independence Township and Thomas Boles (Jeanette) of West Norriton, PA; six grandchildren, Nicole, Ava and Nina Jodikinos of Independence Township and Katherine, Michael and Samuel Boles of West Norriton, PA; and a great-grandson, Ryan Boles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Margaret Daniels; a sister, Carole Daniels and a grandson, Christopher Boles.
Marlene retired from Commercial Plastics & Supply Corp. in 1998 after 25 years of service in sales and customer service.
The family extends thanks to the Celtic Care Hospice group for the care and assistance they gave.
Memorial donations are suggested in Marlene’s memory to: The Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Rd. Center Township, PA 15001.
Arrangements by the Huntsman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Moon Township.

Ronald Allan Wilson
Ronald Allan Wilson, 67, of Avalon, died tragically with his wife of 38 years and best friend Barbara, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.
He was the father of Chad King (Louise) Wilson and the late Ronald Allan Wilson, Jr.; grandfather of Chad King Wilson, Jr.; son of Norma Jean Thompson; brother of Rhonda Brannon, Terri (Anthony) Hilton, Dr. Dana (Douglas) Thompson Dorsey and the late Karen Howard; uncle and second father to Tara Hudgins, Shana Howard, Brandi King Richardson, John Thomas King Richardson, Jr., Shaquela Howard, DaVaughn Howard, Darrin Howard, Tre Hilton, De' Jon Howard, Justin Dorsey and Juliana Dorsey; special friend of his late step-father Edward Thompson and father-in-law Harold King, Sr.
Ronald was a US Army veteran, premier chef and former coach for Sacred Heart and Assumption Church Basketball. As a chef, he also created a reading program for children in the restaurant. He was an enthusiastic mentor to many, an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, and passionate supporter of the Northgate and St. Francis University sports program where his son, Chad played.
Ronald, along with his beloved wife Barbara, was always willing to lend a helping hand to people in need. Ronald and Barbara will be extremely missed by their family and friends. They were inseparable and did everything together.
The family suggests contributions in their memory be made to the Wilson Family Trust, P.O. Box 4110, Pittsburgh, PA 15202.Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

Barbara Tonee’ (King) Wilson
Barbara Tonee’ (King) Wilson, 65, of Avalon, died tragically with her husband of 38 years and best fried Ronald A. Wlison.
She was the mother of Chad King (Louise) Wilson and the late Ronald Allan Wilson, Jr.; grandmother of Chad King Wilson, Jr.; daughter of the late Harold Lloyd King, Sr., and Barbara Louise (Biggs) King; of Dr. Cassandra (Daniel) Kemp. Thurman Perry (Linda) King and the late Harold Lloyd King, Jr.; aunt and second mother to Tara Hudgins, Shana Howard, Brandi King Richardson, John Thomas King Richardson, Jr., Shaquela Howard, DaVaughn Howard, Darrin Howard, Tre Hilton, De'Jon Howard, Justin Dorsey and Juliana Dorsey.
Barbara was a retired district director for public welfare for the State of Pennsylvania, a member of the SEIU Local, and community activist who developed programs that positively impacted our youth.
She was also a member of the Northgate Quarterback Club and always supported Chad in his sports by coordinating team meals and never missing a game in his sports career.
Barbara also enjoyed reading books, learning about history, and she was collaborating with her sister, Cassandra, on the recent completion of their first novel.
She was completely dedicated to her family and was the rock and glue that held the family together. Barbara, along with her beloved husband Ronald, was always willing to lend a helping hand to people in need. Ronald and Barbara will be extremely missed by their family and friends. They were inseparable and did everything together.
The family suggests contributions in their memory be made to the Wilson Family Trust, P.O. Box 4110, Pittsburgh, PA 15202.Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

Mary Ann “Boots” (Fisher) Hirsch
Mary Ann “Boots” (Fisher) Hirsch, of Bellevue, died Sunday, April 8, 2018.
She was the wife of the late James "Chubby" Hirsch; mother of Kim E. Motycka (Steve), Amy K. O'Neill (Leo) and the late Frank E. Hirsch and James "Pat" Hirsch (and his surviving spouse, Jane); sister of Joyce Selden and the late Dolores Wheeler, Betty Relac and Sr. June Fisher; grandmother of Nicole Motycka (Jake Sugrue), Steven Motycka (Cait), Michael Motycka, Amanda, James, Frankie, Patrick and Julianne Hirsch; great-grandmother of Rowan, Finn and Koltyn; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Boots worked for the past 28 years as a judicial secretary for the Honorable Paul F. Lutty, former pastoral secretary at Kane Hospital and supervisor at Able One Answering Service.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Arrangements by the Devlin Funeral Home, Inc.

Vera A. Rimolt
Vera A. Rimolt, 89, of Ross Township, died Saturday, April 7, 2018.
She was the wife of Fran Rimolt; mother of Elaine Garko (Michael), Linda Erb (Robert), Eileen Keneavy (Dennis), Michele Parr (Doug), Donna Stewart (David), Christine Evanchick (Joe), and Christopher Rimolt (Carrie); sister of Anna Mae Whitaker; grandmother of 20; and great-grandmother of 11.
Vera was preceded in death by her daughters, Judy Rimolt and Frankie Huey (surviving spouse Neil); by her grandson, Alex Parr; and by brothers, Edward, Charles, and Clifford Miller.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the ALS Association (www.alsa.org), 416 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15209.
Arrangements by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

June Townsend Weletz
June Townsend Weletz, 71, of West View died Monday, April 16, 2018.
She was the wife for 47 years of Robert J. Weletz; mother of Rob (Caroline) Weletz and Carrie Anna Weletz (Ryan) Swanson; Mimi of Callan and Wesley; sister of Eileen Baumgartel. Also, survived by Maria Hoffman.
June was the proud owner of local business, Townsend's Sweet Shoppe, for over 25 years.
Words alone cannot express the amount of love and happiness she shared while on this Earth.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15202.
Arrangements by the Schellhaas & Sons Funeral Home.

Joseph K. Stern
Joseph K. Stern, 92, formerly of Bellevue. died Friday, April 13, 2018.
He is survived by his significant other Kathy Bocka and her children Brian, and Carrie. Also survived by his sister Allayne A. Stern.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents Nelson and Laura (Wolff) Stern, and a sister Marilyn Stern.
Arrangements by the Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.