Obituaries 5-26-17

.Mary Kay Salkeld
Mary Kay Salkeld, of Ben Avon, died Saturday, May 20, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of more than 40 years, Raymond C. Salkeld; her son, Daniel Salkeld; her sister, Eileen McGivern; and her brother, Thomas McDonald.
In addition to Daniel, she was mother to Karen Simpson of McCandless, Michael Salkeld of Ben Avon; Kathy (Rick) Salkeld Euler of Franklin Park; David (Karen) Salkeld of Raleigh, NC; and Maureen (Jay) Redman of Davie, FL.
Mary Kay was known as the "fun Grandma" to her 17 grandchildren, Sharon (Marc) Simpson Jones; Mark (Theresa) Simpson; Erica (Nick) Simpson Strader; Meg (Eric) Simpson Cohen; Joseph, Thomas (Melissa), Timothy (Candice) and Ryan (Rachel) Salkeld; Kathleen Cecelia and Raymond Euler; Eliza, Keenan and Raymond Salkeld; Jason Redman, Jennifer (Scott) Redman Leonard, and Raymond and Shannon Redman. She was also known as GiGi to her ten great-grandchildren.
Mary Kay was born Mary Catherine McDonald to Cecelia (Lally) and Peter McDonald in Pittsburgh. She was very proud of her Irish heritage and derived strength from her strong Catholic faith. She became a successful realtor at Hosack Realty and was one of the original realtors at Coldwell Banker, specializing in commercial real estate. She was also a member of Sacred Heart parish in Emsworth.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Sacred Heart Parish, 154 Orchard Ave., Emsworth, PA 15202 or to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital; 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-3678.
Arrangements by the Devlin Funeral Home.

Betty Primrose
Betty Primrose, 87, of the North Boroughs, died Monday, May 22, 2017, surrounded by her children,
She was the wife of the late John J. Primrose; beloved mother of Norbert (Katie) Teklinsky, John J. (Christine) Primrose; Mary Ann (Jim) Wallis, Eileen (Tom) Fitz and Fran (Dan) Brace; also survived by 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, also many nieces and nephews; preceded in death by her brothers and sisters.
Betty was a member of the Red Hat Society and was retired from Northgate High School cafeteria.
Memorials are suggested to Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

Donald V. Fennel
Donald V. Fennel, 84, of Bellevue, died Friday, May 19, 2017.
He was the husband of the late Andrea (Pohlot) Fennell; father of Donald L. (Sandra) and Gary C. (Dianna) Fennell; also survived by four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; brother of Sandra Nock of FL; companion of Barbara Ketchum.
Internment was private.
Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral Home