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Killian Duffy Killian M. "Kelly" Duffy died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She is survived by five siblings, Kenneth M. Duffy of California, Kieren Duffy-Gibson and her husband Rich, Keven M. Duffy and his wife Pam, Kimberly M. Duffy and her husband Michael and Kristin M. Duffy-McDaniel and her husband Keith; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Mary Beth Duffy.


Mary Ann Bellin Mary Ann Bellin, 82, of Bellevue, formerly of Shadyside and wife of the late Clyde A. Bellin, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. She is survived by five children, Lisa Froehlich and her husband Ron, Thomas Bellin, Paula Salas and her husband Oscar, Cynthia Zingaro and her husband Joseph and Timothy Bellin; her sister, Clara Josephites; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. There was no visitation. Arrangements were made by Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home, Lawrenceville.

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Katherine Andrews Katherine Daisy Peyton Andrews, 71, of Emsworth, died Saturday, July 13, 2013. Mrs. Andrews was retired from Oliver High School, where she had been a child care and teen parent teacher. She was a member of Bethel Assembly Church, where she was a Sunday school and prayer class teacher.


Shirley Leininger Shirley R. McMillin Leininger, 79, of Bellevue, wife of the late W.C. "Bill" Leininger, died Sunday, June 3, 2012. She is survived by four children, Susan Enzerra and her husband David, Kenneth Leininger and is wife Cindy, Matthew Leininger and his wife Sandy and Lori Rankin and her husband Wade; three siblings, Glenn McMillin and his wife Eleanor, June Seamon and her husband Oliver and Earl McMillin and his wife Nancy; and 12 grandchildren.


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.


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.


Joan Bechtel Joan Marie Bechtel, 75, of Clarks Summit, PA, formerly of Bellevue, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in Hospice Community Care, Dunmore, PA. Ms. Bechtel was a Bellevue High School graduate. She was a retired executive secretary of Harbison-Walker in Pittsburgh. She was an active volunteer at Meals On Wheels and at Allegheny General Hospital. She was an avid traveler.


The burglary of an Orchard Avenue house that was being remodeled was reported to Avalon Police on Nov. 2. Police say that newly-installed copper pipes were stolen, along with tools. Also, police say, windows were shattered in the kitchen and living room.

Todd Erdlen, 26, of Cranberry Township, was charged with driving under the influence and careless driving on Oct. 31.

James Adams III, 37, of Fisk Avenue, was cited for public drunkenness on Nov. 4 after he refused to leave California Avenue and became argumentative, police say.


Michael Hilf Michael K. Hilf, 49, of Cranberry Township, formerly of Avalon, died Sunday, May 30, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lucina Hilf; two daughters, Ashley and Becky; two sisters, Linda Hilf and Kathy Schreibeis and her husband Milton; and nieces, nephews and in-laws. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Lou Hilf. Friends were received at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry until the time of services on Saturday. Contributions are suggested to the family.

William Boyd William John Boyd, 60, of Emsworth, died Sunday, June 6, 2010.


Walter Beals Walter Beals, 67, of Ross Township, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. Mr. Beals was a graduate of Bellaire High School and Duquesne University. He taught in the Pittsburgh Public School District for more than 30 years. During retirement, he enjoyed painting, sculpting, gardening and golf, tennis and bowling. He is survived by two children, Suzi Shaw and Steven Patton; and his sister, Tamara Pinarich. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Voynick.


Edith Freed Edith McClelland Freed, 93, formerly of Bellevue and wife of the late David S. McClelland and Charles W. Freed, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 in Baptist Home. Mrs. Freed was a member of the Eastern Star for 50 years. She is survived by three children, Donald K. McClelland, Sharon L. Freed and Patricia E. Fasciano and her husband David; her grandson, Marc McClelland; her sister-in-law, Lucille McClelland; her goddaughter, Patti Drake; and nieces and nephews.


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