Obituaries 5-31-13

Mary Patricia West
Mary Patricia "Pat" West, 85, of Bellevue, wife of the late Jim West, died Thursday, May 23, 2013.
Mrs. West was a Robert Morris University graduate, then called a secretarial school. She worked at Suburban General Hospital. She enjoyed traveling locally and to favorite vacation destinations by bus or on cruise ships with friends.
She is survived by nine children, Mary Kay Anderson and her husband Ed of Ben Avon; Pattie Laskey and her husband Mel of Slippery Rock, Penny and Susanne West of Hanford, CA, Jimmy West and his wife Cindy of Bellevue, Anne Johnston and her husband Bob of Hampton, Cindy Leininger and her husband Kenny of Collierville, TN, Barbara Adams and her husband Mike of Raccoon Township, John West and his wife Melanie of Pine Township and Jennifer Ketler and her husband Fred of Hampton; 26 grandchildren, Paul Joe, James, Josh, Jeremy, Ava, Olivia, Nick, Don, Patrick, Tommy, Lisa, Dakotah, Cheyenne, April, Bobby, Mike, Gretchen, Ben, Danny, Brad, Bridget, Cindy, Tricia, Rachel, Fannie Mae and Lillian; nine great-grandchildren, Alex, Megan, Justin, Trevor, Taylor, Presley, Margot, Cash and Scott; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to her church at 45 N. Sprague Ave., Bellevue, PA 15202.

Robert Stuckrath
Robert Warren Stuckrath, 86, of Bellevue, formerly of Ross Township, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Mr. Stuckrath was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in West View. He was a graduate of Perry High School and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, director of development at Passavant Hospital and executive director of Shadyside Hospital Foundation. He also was a Rotary International member for 37 years and a Paul Harris Fellow.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia D. Stuckrath; two daughters, Linda S. Gottschalk and Lisa Martinenghi; four grandchildren, Elisabeth Stauffer,Stephen Gottschalk, John Gottschalk and Edo Martinenghi; and a great-granddaughter, Rebecca Anne Stauffer. He was preceded in death by his parents, William C. and Ella Marie Rieder Stuckrath.
Friends were received at Schellhaas Funeral Home, West View. Funeral services were held in St. Luke Lutheran Church on Thursday. Burial was in Allegheny County Memorial Park.

Shirley Hahn
Shirley M. Baird Hahn, 81, formerly of Avalon and Millvale and wife of the late John H. Hahn, died Sunday, May 26, 2013.
She is survived by six children, John C. Hahn and his wife Kathy, James D. Hahn and his wife Marlene, Jeffery A. Hahn Sr. and his wife Margie, Janet M. Sesti Jr. and her husband Sam, Joyce E. Coffey and her husband Robert and Jay B. Hahn and his wife Ann; 13 grandchildren, Shirley Parker and her husband Mark, Jaime Renda and her husband Justin, Mark Hahn and his wife Kristine, Matthew Hahn and his wife Noelle, Sarah Bower and her husband Brandon, Jeffrey Hahn Jr., Samuel Sesti III, Logan Coffey, Emma Coffey, Lance, Josh, Bradley and Victoria Hahn; 16 great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Betty Hahn; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, John Henry Hahn and Lauretta Hahn; and her brother, Donald Baird; and two in-laws, William C. Hahn and Bee Baird.
Friends were received at Kasper-Hahn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ambridge and Hahn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Millvale. Funeral services will be held in Christ Lutheran Church, Millvale, on Saturday at 11 a.m. Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Care Home, 500 Wittenberg Way, Mars, PA 16046.

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