Obituaries 9-2-11

Blanche Furtwangler
Blanche M. Furtwangler, 94, formerly of Bellevue, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 in Vincentian Nursing Home, McCandless Township.
She is survived by her grandson, Ryan Furtwangler and his wife Jennifer; her niece, Judith Guenther; three grandnephews, David Heidish and his wife Jules, Paul Heidish and his wife Sonja and Matthew Heidish and his wife Lisa; three great-grandnieces and nephews, Peyton, Allyson and Christopher Heidish; and dear friend, Betty Furrer. She was preceded in death by her son, Henry Furtwangler and his wife Janice; and her parents, Thomas and Katherina Wurster White.
There was no visitation and a blessing service was private. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Benedictine Center. Arrangements were made by Stephen M. Brady Funeral Home, North Side.

Thomas Capp
Thomas A. Capp, 95, formerly of West View, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Albert Capp; two daughters, Donna Lee Ball and her husband Richard E. of Ross Township and Helen Jane Bender and her husband George of Butler; his sister, Mary Hackworth of Ross Township; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by seven siblings.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, where a blessing service was held on Monday. Memorial contributions are suggested to Shelbourne Personal Care, 296 Dinnerbell Rd., Butler, PA 16002 or Celtic Hospice, 150 Scharberry Lane, Mars, PA 16046.

Antonio Arlia
Antonio Arlia, 87, of Bellevue, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.
Mr. Arlia retired after 32 years of service from PNC. He was a longtime member of the Church of the Assumption.
He is survived by his wife, Angela Arlia; two sons, Giuseppe Arlia and his wife Anne Marie and Nicola Arlia and his wife Angela, all of West View; two siblings, Giuseppina Veltri and her husband Michele of Italy and Luigi Arlia and his wife Yolanda of Bellevue; two granddaughters, Maria and Julia Arlia; and five nieces and nephews, Antonio Arlia, Teresa Haberstock and her husband Paul, Giovanna Veltri and her husband Franco, Maria Veltri and Gennaro Arlia and his wife Mary Lou. He was preceded in death by his parents, Giuseppe and Teresa Arlia; and his brother-in-law, Gabrielle Arlia and his wife Michelina.
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 Wednesday. Burial was in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum.

Eleanor Campbell
Eleanor J. "Nonie" Campbell, 93, formerly of Avalon and wife of the late William S. Campbell, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 in St. Barnabas Nursing Home.
She is survived by three children, Virginia Barkin and her husband George of Renfrew, PA, Fred Roper of Conway, PA and Lisa Wasson and her fiance Bill of Callenburg, PA; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and dear friends, Ed Levine of North Carolina and Janet Roper of Moon Township.
Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon, until the time of services on Monday.

Edward Rickard
Edward J. "Bosco" Rickard died Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta Hargest Rickard; his daughter, Karen L. Miko; four siblings, Richard Rickard and his wife Jan, Marion "Sissy" Chubeck, James Richard and Dolores Stanik; five grandchildren, Kayla Harrison and her husband Nik, Daniel Miko Jr., Kristie Rickard, Eddie Rickard and Stephen Rickard; three great-grandchildren, Aisha, Samantha and Addyson; and two step-siblings, Donald Smith and Ida Danylo. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward J. Rickard Jr.; and his sister, Elizabeth "Babe" Rudolchick.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in Risen Lord Church on Monday.

Helen Kaminski
Helen B. Dudek Kaminski, 84, of Brighton Heights, wife of the late John T. Kaminski, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011.
She is survived by five children, Robert Kaminski and his wife Kathleen, Joanne and Laura Kaminski, Karen Buzza and her husband Bruce and Mary Kaminski; six grandchildren, Jennifer Forsyth and her husband BJ, Beth Ann Brednich and her husband Keith, Ellen Kaminski, John Kaminski and his wife Kellie, Nicolette Mahen and her husband Jay and Stephanie Buzza; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in Mt. Assisi Chapel on Friday. Donations are suggested to Mt. Assisi Convent, 934 Forest Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15202.

Calvin Wilson
Calvin William John Wilson, 63, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011.
A memorial service was held in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Allegheny Congregation, North Side. Arrangements were made by Robinson Funeral Home, Perry Hilltop.

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