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4/7/12

Theresa Zinkhan Theresa E. Zinkhan, 89, of Avalon, formerly of Wexford and wife of the late William "Pete" Zinkhan, died Friday, March 30, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Marion Maniet and her husband David; three siblings, Mary Wolfarth, Edward and James Devine; and two grandsons, David Maniet Jr. and William Maniet. She was preceded in death by two siblings, Paul and Florence Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Monday. Burial was in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery.

4/1/12

Anthony Morris Anthony G. Morris III, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Mr. Morris served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of foreign wars. He was a Stowe Township, McKees Rocks and Avalon police officer and a campus police lieutenant at Thiel College. He is survived by his parents, Ada and Anthony Morris; a brother, Joe and Melee Morris; his grandmother, Gladys Milender; neices and nephews, Ian, Jasmine, and Kiera Schon, Brianna Clark and Aaron and Xavier Morris; cousins and friends.

3/25/12

Lois Hutchison Lois "Hutch's Mom" Hutchison of Pittsburgh died Monday, March 19, 2012. She is survived by six children, Sheila Harvey-Meta, Cindy Johnston, Frank Hutchison, Chris Burns, Kelly Demko and Edward Poplowski; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Gayle Zagel and Donna Miller. Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. Funeral services were held in Riverview United Presbyterian Church, Observatory Hill on Friday. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Matthew Church.

Mary Grace Goodell

3/17/12

Mary Lou Geist Mary Lou Geist, wife of the late August Geist Sr., died Tuesday, March 6, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Mary F. Homza and her husband Michael; three sisters, Sr. Jeanne Ubinger, O.S.B., Maura Ubinger and Frances Beck; and her aunt, Sr. Rebecca Fromme, R.S.M. She was preceded in death by her son, August F. Geist Jr.; her parents, Frederick C. Jr. and Mary Fromme Ubinger; and three siblings, Sr. Terese Clare Ubinger, O.S.B., Frederick C. Ubinger III and Brother Paul A. Ubinger, S.M.

3/12/12

Marion Moore

3/4/12

Joan Weaver Joan R. Weaver of Bellevue died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. Mrs. Weaver was retired from Children and Youth Services of Allegheny County. She is survived by two children, Kelly P. Weaver and Shannon L. Weaver-Zablo; three brothers, Arthur J., Thomas A. and his wife Debbie and Wayne C. Rosenfelder and his wife JoAnn; six grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Jocelyn and her husband Weaver, Chelsea, Noah, Caleb and Christian Zablo; and a great-granddaughter, Izabella Mares.

2/25/12

Frederick Randolph Frederick D. Randolph, 80, of Avalon, formerly of Indiana, PA, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Mr. Randolph was a graduate of California University of PA. He taught industrial arts and drafting at Avonworth High School for 40 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of American Legion Post #0141, VFW Post #1989 and Indiana Franklin Masonic Lodge #0313.

2/19/12

Janet Young Janet Grace Allaman Young, 78, of Ross Township, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Mrs. Young enjoyed crafting, sewing, gardening and traveling to all but five of the United States. She also traveled to five continents and went on 20 cruises. She had most recently traveled to Hawaii and Antigua.

2/11/12

Albert Feller Albert William "Bill" Feller, 89, of Ohio Township, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012.

2/5/12

Khiry Watts Khiry Templin Watts, 21, of Ohio Township, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. Mr. Watts was a graduate of Avonworth High School, and played football and track. He is survived by his parents, Eric V. and Diane Templin; four siblings, Colt, Grant, Brooke, and Amy Templin; biological siblings; and aunts and uncles.

1/28/12

Pamela Ostop Pamela Anne (Jones) Ostop, age 46, of Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. Loving mother of Chelsea Ostop; beloved daughter of Jim and Millie Jones; sister of Aimee Bauman (Roger) and Joshua Jones (Melanie); aunt of Samantha, Jacob and Valerie Jones. Services and internment private. Arrange-ments by T.B. Devlin Funeral Home.

Pauline Kent Pauline Pence Kent, 94, of Emsworth, wife of the late Harold E. Kent, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.

1/22/12

Theresa Balestrieri Theresa Balestrieri, 87, wife of the late Charles Balestrieri, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012.

1/14/12

Helen Crooks Helen Reitz Crooks, 79, wife of the late William H. Crooks Sr., died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. Mrs. Crooks enjoyed cooking and making cookies. She was an avid reader, enjoyed bowling, bingo, trivia games and traveling.

1/8/12

Kenneth Todoverto Sr. Kenneth M. Todoverto Sr., 81, of Bellevue died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Todoverto; four children, Kenneth Todoverto Jr. and his wife Sandy, Janice Barry and her husband Mike, Carla Pritchard and her husband Glenn and Donna Boyer; his sister, Louise Killian; and five grandchildren, Brian Verlihay and his wife Steph, Steven Verlihay, Glenn Pritchard Jr., Becky Pritchard and Ally Boyer.

12/16/11

Sophia Regas Sophia Fakles Regas, 89, wife of the late John Fakles and John Regas, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Mrs. Regas was the owner of the River Road Inn in Avalon for 39 years. She is survived by two daughters, Theodora Fakles and Pandora Bossick and her husband Dennis; her sister-in-law, Shea Banus; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Panagula Danus; and two siblings, Demetrios Danus and Maria Giannakos.

12/10/11

Gladys Weinzierl Gladys B. Pigoni Weinzierl, 90, of Ohio Township, wife of the late Joseph W. Weinzierl Jr., died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. She is survived by two sons, J. Buster Weinzierl and his wife Sally and Michael J. Weinzierl and his wife Susan; her sister, Eva Stankunas; and four grandchildren, Mary H. Rolser and her husband David, Joseph, Andrea and Melinda Weinzierl. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Philomena Pigoni; and five siblings, Joseph Pigoni, Charles Pigoni, Vi Giovenelli, Betty Andrade and Mitzi Lasp.

12/4/11

Dorothy Malloy Dorothy R. Gastner Malloy, 91, of Emsworth, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. She is survived by her husband, J. Regis Malloy; and three children, Bonnie Bass and her husband James, Diane Barr and her husband James and Ronald Malloy. Services and burial were private. Arrangements were made by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home.

William Steffes William August Steffes of Kilbuck Township, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.

11/27/11

Paul DeWalt Paul C. DeWalt, 61, of Avalon, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Klixbull DeWalt; three children, Zachary, Sarah and Jacob DeWalt; his mother, Inis DeWalt; his sister, Beth DeWalt; three brothers-in-law, Thomas L. Klixbull and his wife Janet, Richart J. Klixbull and his wife Susan and Robert E. Klixbull and his wife Eileen; a sister-in-law, Linda S. Sanderson and her husband Sandy; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis DeWalt; and two brothers, John and Robert DeWalt.

11/11/11

James R. Davis James R. Davis, 68, of McCandless, husband of the late Carol S. Davis, died Nov. 4, 2011. Mr. Davis had been the owner of Jim Davis Auto Body in Emsworth. He leaves a son, James S. Davis and his fiancé Sharon Welfer; a sister, Linda (John) Provich; a niece, Melissa (Mike) Taylor; nephews, Joseph Weiss Jr. and James (Jamie) Weiss. Friends were received Tuesday at Simons Funeral Home and a service was held Wednesday in St. John's Lutheran Church of Highland. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Southwest Region 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.

11/5/11

Janet Sill Janet L. Sill, 73, of Ross Township, formerly of Brighton Heights, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Mrs. Sill was a nurse's aide at Little Sisters of the Poor for 28 years. She is survived by her husband, George J. Sill; five children, Kathy Dostlik, Michael Sill and his wife Denise, Janet J. Sill, LynnDee Henc and her husband David and Robbie L. Sill; five siblings, Lois Booth, Joyce Scherle, Raymond Reihart, David W. Reihart Jr. and Mary Bliss; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Saylor.

10/22/11

Alma Fleming Alma Eleanor Oestreicher Fleming, 97, of Wadsworth, OH, formerly of Kilbuck Township and wife of the late James D. Fleming, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Livingston and her husband Paul; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three nephews; and a niece. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Nellie Oestreicher; and her brother, Charles Oestreicher and his wife Helene. Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side, until the time of services on Friday. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery.

John Koch Jr.

10/14/11

Robert Schafers Robert H. Schafers, 84, of Kennedy Township, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 in Ohio Valley Hospital. Mr. Schafers was retired from Alcosan with 28 years of service. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

10/7/11

Anna Marie Ayres Anna Marie Staudenmaier Ayres, wife of the late George W. Staudenmaier, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. She is survived by four children, George W. Ayres Jr. and his wife Ruth, Mary Ann Turkovich, Margaret "Peggy" Ayres and Rose Marie Ayres; and her grandson, William Turkovich and his wife Stephanie. She was preceded in death by six brothers; and her son-in-law, John Turkovich.

9/30/11

Claude Phipps Claude A. Phipps, 72, of Avalon, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 in Allegheny General Hospital. Mr. Phipps was the owner of Phipps 18th Century Flowers. He fostered cats and dogs from the Humane Society and shared peanut butter sandwiches with squirrels and enjoyed feeding birds. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Cardamone Phipps; his brother-in-law, Russell Cardamone of Sewickley; and his rescues, Jack, Belle, Willow and Cocoa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick "Ted" and Gladys Holt Phipps.