Obituaries 7-13-18

Elizabeth H. Nickeson
Elizabeth H. Nickeson, 99 of Bellevue, died Friday, July 6, 2018.
She was the wife of the late William F. Nickeson; and is survived by her son, Robert G. Nickeson of Natrona Heights.
Elizabeth was a great lover of birds and poetry, and she showed kindness to all. She enjoyed volunteering for many organizations and community events. During her working years, she was employed as a medical transcriptionist at the former Central Medical Pavilion.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.

Shirley M. Veneziale
Shirley M. Veneziale, 84, of Bellevue, died Monday, July 2, 2018.
She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Veneziale; mother of Dale and Mark Jones; Michael, Joseph, James and Jolene Veneziale; Nora Jones Baden and the late William, Donna and Linda Jones and Tristine Veneziale; she is also survived by a sister, Eleonore Boynes; 19 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.

Robert Russell Martin
Robert Russell Martin, of Avalon, died Saturday, June 30, 2018.
He was predeceased by his parents, Elliott and Elizabeth Martin.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth. Bob was retired from Equitable Gas Company where he was assistant corporate secretary. Bob was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Perrysville. He was an avid golfer.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Good Samaritan Hospice, Concordia Lutheran Ministries, 134 Marwood Rd., Cabot, PA 16023.
Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral and Cremation Services, LLC.

Robert J. “Bob” McGinnity
Robert J. “Bob” McGinnity, 87, of Avalon, died Monday, July 2, 2018.
He was the husband of 67 years to Shirley (Moran) McGinnity; father of Gary (Christine) McGinnity, Scott (Susan) McGinnity and Laura (Anthony) Dubato; grandfather of Heather (Steve) Rosfeld, Ian McGinnity, Nicholas (Jeanine) Dubato, Michael (Julie) McGinnity, Megan McGinnity, Anthony (Shelby) Dubato, and Kaitlin Dubato; great-grandfather of Anne Rosfeld and Matthew McGinnity; uncle of Cheryl (the late Wayne) Tringl and Doug (Lala) Miller; brother of the late Sally (the late David) Miller.
Bob served in the National Guard and as an auxiliary policeman for the Borough of Avalon, and he was also on the Avalon Borough Council.
Bob was a history enthusiast with a particular interest in the Civil War, and he attended yearly seminars and classes at Gettysburg. He enjoyed visits with his grandchildren and reading. Bob was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan and a dedicated gardener who enjoyed growing fabulous tomatoes.
As per Bob's wishes, service and interment are private.
The family suggests donations in Bob's name to the Gettysburg Foundation (www.gettysburgfoundation.org).
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., LLC.