Obituaries 7-2-10

W. Kirk Saylor
William Kirk Saylor, 78, of Bellevue died Wednesday, June 23, 2010 in Forbes Hospice.
Mr. Saylor was an active, longtime member of Greenstone United Methodist Church in Avalon. He was a 32nd degree Mason.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Grant Saylor; three children, Mary Ruth Yarrison and her husband David Meyer of Bellevue, Rebecca Gonsowski and her husband Henry of Oakmont, PA and Grant Saylor and his wife Lisa of Bellevue; 11 grandchildren, Dana and her husband Patrick, Kelly and her husband Gary, Anita, Samantha, Abby, Aaron, Sam, Will, Bethany, Shane and Tori; and a great-granddaughter, Riley Elizabeth. He was preceded in death by his parents, George B. and Ruth Kirk Saylor.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A funeral service was held in Greenstone United Methodist Church on Monday. Memorial contributions are suggested to his church at 939 California Ave., Avalon, PA 15202 or Forbes Hospice.

Helen Venesile
Helen Y. Patton Venesile, 90, of Ross Township, wife of the late Albert A. Venesile, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010.
She is survived by two daughters, Marie Wadlinger and her husband Richard of Marshall Township and Florine Graham of McCandless Township; two grandchildren, Richard Graham and his wife Devon of Philadelphia and Andrea Graham of Shaler Township; and her sister-in-law, Patricia Patton. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Florence Patete; her brother, Guido Patton; and four cousins, Dominic, Angeline, Anthony and Stella.
Friends were received at T.B. Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church on Monday. Contributions are suggested to her church at 3854 Brighton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or Vincentian Regency, 9399 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101.

Dr. David Archer
Dr. David H. Archer, 82, of Ross Township, formerly of West View and husband of the late Justine Garnic Archer, died Thursday, June 24, 2010.
Dr. Archer was retired from Westinghouse Electric Corp. He had been an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and organist and music director at Emanuel's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bellevue. He was a member of the National Academy of Engineers and the American Guild of Organists.
He is survived by four children, Catherine Archer, Miriam McCann and her husband Mac, Amy Archer and Marsi Thrash and her husband Lance; his sister, Miriam Jeske; seven grandchildren, Charles, Andy, Justine and Vivian McCann, Jordan David, Tim and Bailey Thrash; six great-grandchildren; and his companion, Myrna Rombach.
Friends were received at Schellhaas Funeral Home, West View. Services were held in Emanuel's Evangelical Lutheran Church on Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to Intelligent Workplace Program, Carnegie Mellon University, P.O. Box 371525, Pittsburgh, PA 15252-7525 or his church at 10 N. Fremont Ave., Bellevue, PA 15202.

Nancy Belmar
Nancy M. Cammarata Belmar, formerly of Laurel Gardens and wife of the late Fred R. Belmar, died Thursday, June 24, 2010.
Mrs. Belmar was a member of ISDA and the Church of the Assumption.
She is survived by four children, Carole Belmar-Englert and her husband Ron, Sandra Foreback, Mark Belmar and his wife Floria and Valerie Belmar; three siblings, Sam and Joe Cammarata and Mary Jane Leonetti; and four grandchildren, Laura, Rocco, Ace and Maija. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Belmar; three siblings, Rose Ann Young, Al and Bill Cammarata; and her son-in-law, Raymond Foreback.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. Funeral services were held in the Church of the Assumption on Monday. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Erma Stack
Erma E. Dorn Stack, wife of the late John B. Stack, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010.
Mrs. Stack was an active member of St. Cyril of Alexandria Church for 61 years.
She is survived by five daughters, Patricia Hoover and her husband Bob, Susan Stack, Maureen Galardi, Michele Cloonan and Mary Doyle and her husband Bob; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas and John Stack; and four siblings.
Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church on Monday. Memorials are suggested to St. Cyril of Alexandria Parish.

Dean Fornauf
Dean L. Fornauf, 54, of the North Side, died Monday, June 28, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Tracy Fornauf; three children, Nicole Gibbons and her husband Sean, Scott and Katelyn Fornauf; five siblings, Donna Milton and her husband Jim, Robert Fornauf and his wife Debbie, Sandra Flynn and her husband Bernard, Scott Fornauf and Rhonda O'Connell and her husband Richard; two grandchildren, Christopher and Kaileigh; and his dog, Ginger. He was preceded in death by his brother, Daryl Fornauf and his wife Rose.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue, until the time of services on Wednesday.

Anna Mae Hanna
Anna Mae Babin Hanna, 98, of Zelienople, wife of the late Joseph Hanna, died Sunday, June 27, 2010.
Mrs. Hanna was a former member of First Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh.
She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth Rainbow and her husband Jack; a nephew and a niece, Richard and Shirley Kottler; and other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings, William and Thomas Babin, Grace Polosky, Helen Hall and Katherine Brady.
Friends were received at Passavant Retirement Community Center, Zelienople, until the time of services on Wednesday. Arrangements were made by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon.

Marie Hines
Marie C. Hines, 82, of Brighton Heights, wife of the late William S. Hines, died Sunday, June 27, 2010.
She is survived by four children, William, Joseph Sr. and his wife Tina and Ronald Hines and his wife Launa and Patricia Wivell; and three grandchildren, Joseph Jr., Patricia and Kimberly.
Friends were received at Coston Funeral Home, North Side, where services were held on Thursday.
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