Obituaries 4-5-19

Sandra R. Primerano
Sandra R. Primerano, 58, of Bellevue, died Friday, March 22, 2019.
She was the companion of Dan Wellings; daughter of Dolores and the late Dominic Primerano; sister of Susan Nicotra (Lawrence); aunt of William and Joseph Howland; great-aunt of Samantha and Nicolas. Arrangements by Neely Funeral Home, Glenshaw.

James B. "Jamie" Jackson
It is with great sadness that the family of James Jackson announces that he passed away Monday, April 1, 2019,, surrounded by his family.
Preceded in death by his parents Mary Lou and Byrdell Jackson. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Ruth Devine; his children James (Jessica), Taylor, Jarred, and Carly; and grandchildren Lily, Jax, Ella, Eva and Roman. He will also be fondly remembered by his brother Dennis (Lori), sister Tracey (Kevin) and their families. Jamie had a large family and will be missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Family and friends are invited Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc., Bellevue, to reminisce, grieve and support each other. A short service will be held at the end of the evening at 8:30 p.m.

Aaron David Ebaugh
Aaron David Ebaugh, 47, of Avalon, died Monday, March 25, 2019.
Aaron was creative and artistic and it showed in his work, restoring and creating beauty in homes and buildings all over this city. On October 10th, 1999, he married his best friend Pamela (Talenti) Ebaugh. They have since been raising three beautiful children together.
Aaron's father Rev. Robert Ebaugh and grandparents Donald and Elizabeth Ebaugh were awaiting his arrival in heaven with open arms; he is survived by his wife, Pamela; and children, Madeleine (17), Evan (15), Riley (11); his mother, Kathy Ebaugh Greenawalt; his siblings, Nathan, Jason, Josh, and Elissa Ebaugh; and his nieces and nephews, Courtney, McKenzie, Hailey, Emma, Kayleigh, Aiden, and Jamison.
Arrangements by Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation SVC., Inc., Ambridge.

Thomas J. “Tommie” Atkins
Thomas J. “Tommie” Atkins, 64, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
He was the husband of 43 years to Nancy (Green) Atkins; father of Jodi (Keith) Conway, Jayme (Damon) Solomon and Corey Atkins; grandfather to Connor, Taylor, Haley, Dylan, Ruby, Ryleigh, and Raegan; brother of Carl (Barb) Atkins and Donna (Keith) Doll; he was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Betty.
Thomas proudly served as a City of Pittsburgh Police Officer for 36 years; 26 years as a lieutenant. His greatest joy in life was his family; known for his outgoing personality and heartfelt smile; a hard worker and respected friend to many.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 6, 2 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church, 1146 Greentree Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15220.
Arrangements by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Duane Lewis “Red” Combs
Duane Lewis “Red” Combs, 94, formerly of Ohio Township, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
He was retired from the US Postal Service as a letter carrier for Bellevue and was a veteran of the US Navy.
He was the husband of Mary Gertrude (Halligan) Combs; father of James T. (Carol) Combs and the late Kathleen (surviving spouse, Kenneth) Kester; Pap to Jim, Ben, Alan, and Duane Combs, Stephen and Daniel Kester and the late Melissa Combs; also survived by eight great-grandchildren; and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation. A celebration of Duane's life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 800 Waterfront Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Arrangements by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

William “Bill” Cressman
William “Bill” Cressman, 75, of Bellevue, died Thursday, March 28, 2019.
He was the husband of Lynne Cressman; father of David (Sara) Cressman and Scot Cressman; grandfather of Kylie, Aimee, Dylan and Alex; great-grandfather of Kannon Jacob.
Memorial donations are suggested to Victory Family Church, 21150 Rt. 19, Cranberry Township, PA 16066.
Arrangements by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Carol L. (Small) Riboldazzi
Carol L. (Small) Riboldazzi, of Bellevue, died Thursday, March 28, 2019.
She was the daughter of the late William and Evelyn Small; wife of the late Lawrence Riboldazzi; and is survived by nieces and nephews and dear friends.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Melissa U. Eberz
Melissa U. Eberz, 71, of Reserve Township, formerly of Clearfield, Sewickley, Bellevue and Cranberry, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
She was the wife of 52 years of James Eberz; mother of Lisa (James) Hughes of Ross Township, and Janice Eberz of Butler; grandmother of Amanda, Katlin, and Cory; great-grandmother of Harper and Colten; sister of Herb, John Unger, and the late Wood Unger; aunt of Cari and Lee Unger.
Melissa was a graduate of Quaker Valley High School, class of 1965. She was a member of the Christian Mothers, a Eucharistic Minister, and was on the fundraising committee at Most Holy Name Parish. She was one of the founding committee members of the Title I reading program at Northgate School District, taught first grade at Assumption CCD Program in Bellevue, and was a manager and longtime employee at Fred Dietz Floral and Gifts in Bellevue.
Arrangements by the Hughes Funeral Home, Inc. Pittsburgh, 15212.

Margaret “Peggy” A. Schlanger
Margaret “Peggy” A. Schlanger, 89, of Avalon, formerly of the North Side, died Thursday, March 28, 2019.
She was the wife of the late Charles J.; mother of Darlene Schlanger and Kathy (Jerry) Coyne; grandmother of Katie (Dante) Coyne O'Donnell; and great-grandmother of Ava, Gavin, Davis, Savannah and Xavier; sister of Joan Kello; a special thank you to her niece, Cindy and friend, Sally for all their help.
Peggy enjoyed life with her family and friends.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Arthritis National Research Foundation, 5354 E. 2nd St., #201, Long Beach, CA 90803.
Arrangements by the Schellhaas Funeral Home, Inc.

Agnes M. Woloszyk
Agnes M. Woloszyk, 80, of Avalon, died Friday, March 29, 2019.
Agnes is survived by her brother, Robert (Janet) Woloszyk; sister-in-law, Lois Woloszyk; and many loving nieces and nephews, which includes Deborah Woloszyk, and Theresa Sarti.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Stella (Blatt) Woloszyk; brother Paul Woloszyk; and her nephew Jarrod Boehm.
Arrangements by the Sperling Funeral Home.