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Walter Welshans
April 16, 2021
Walter Lewis Welshans, 69, of Langeloth, passed away unexpectedly on Friday April 16, 2021. He was born on May 31, 1951 in Steubenville, OH a son of Mary Perkins Welshans of Burgettstown and the late Emerson Welshans. Walter was well known for driving the Ice Cream Truck in the area and enjoyed hunting. In addition to his mother he is survived by his son Christopher Welshans; step daughters Connie Markish of Atlasburg and Cindy Kyzer (Matt)... Read More »
Michael
April 15, 2021
On Thursday, April 15th, 2021, Michael James Vigliotti, beloved father of three, friend to almost everyone he met, and cherished member of his family, passed peacefully at home in Salem, Ohio. Michael was born on June 24th, 1965, the son ofAnne Marie Vigliotti of Burgettstown and the late Ralph James Vigliotti. He graduated from Burgettstown High School (1983) and continued his education at California University of Pennsylvania, earning both his... Read More »
John Vail
April 11, 2021
Master Sergeant John Edward Vail, US Army, Ret., age 86, a resident of Burgettstown; Hanover Twp. since 2018; formerly of Reno, NV and Nottingham, PA; passed away on Sunday April 11, 2021 under the care of Valley Hospice in Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, Ohio. He was born on April 3, 1935 in West Grove; Chester County, PA a son of the late Edward and Sara Burger Vail. A career Veteran of the United States Army and the Delaware National... Read More »
Crystal Hoberek Glass
April 6, 2021
Crystal Jean Hoberek Glass, 64, of Langeloth, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday April 6, 2021 in her home. She was born on October 29, 1956 a daughter of the late Robert George Hoberek and Anna Mae Stevens. A 1976 graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown, she was a homemaker and member of the Avella American Legion and enjoyed playing BINGO on Saturday nights. Surviving are her longtime companion Earl Ray Merryman with whom she... Read More »
Catherine Bruce
April 1, 2021
Catherine Palmer Bruce, 96, formerly of Burgettstown, passed away on Thursday April 1, 2021 in John J. Kane Regional Center, Scott Twp., where she had been a resident the past 3 years. She was born on December 23, 1924 in Joffre the youngest child of Samuel and Rose Palmer. Mrs. Bruce was a member of the Burgettstown Area Senior Citizens Center and enjoyed dancing, playing cards, shopping and her sweets. Her husband, Joseph M. Bruce passed... Read More »
Mark Abbott
March 26, 2021
Mark Edward Abbott, 63, of Hookstown, passed away on Friday morning, March 26, 2021 under the care of Good Samaritan Hospice in the Beaver Medical Center. He was born on October 6, 1957 a son of Georgia Anna Thomas Abbott of Hookstown and the late Clarence E. Abbott. A 1976 graduate of the South Side Beaver High School, he worked as a Laborer on the Bridge Crew for PennDot in Rochester for 35 years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting... Read More »
Robert Connolly
March 25, 2021
Father Robert Connolly was born on August 15, 1942, to Dr. James and Kathryn Connolly. He was born third of four children; Kaycee, the eldest, James, the firstborn son, and Michael, the youngest of the four. Father grew up in Pittsburgh, attending St. Margaret Grade School in Green Tree and graduating from South Hills Catholic School in 1960. He then entered Christian Brother Novitiate. In 1964, Father graduated from LaSalle College and spent... Read More »
Nathaniel  Nate Hoberek
March 16, 2021
Nathaniel "Nate" Hoberek, 56, formerly of Burgettstown, passed away from heart complications on Tuesday March 16, 2021 in Dixon Healthcare Center, Wintersville, Ohio. Nate was born on December 11, 1964 in Washington a son of the late Frank and Margaret Linn Hoberek. He attended Our Lady of Lourdes Church and School in Burgettstown and worked for Budget Rental Car. He is survived by his siblings Joe Hoberek (Eve) of North Carolina, Frank... Read More »
Shirley Diamond
March 9, 2021
Shirley Anne Mayer Diamond, 81, formerly of Cherry Valley, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Austin, TX where she has resided the past 6 years. Shirley, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Kuzyck Mayer was born on April 23, 1939. She attended the Union High School in Burgettstown and graduated with the class of 1957. She was self employed as owner of Diamond Associates marketing firm and volunteered for many years at local hospitals... Read More »
Rose Palumbo
February 26, 2021
Rose Marie Palumbo, 97, of Burgettstown, passed away peacefully on Friday morning February 26, 2021 in Hope Cottage, Weirton, WV where she has resided the past 6 years. She was born on February 22, 1924 a daughter of the late August and Rose Longo Rinella. A graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown she was a devoted homemaker and her family meant everything to her. Mrs. Palumbo was a faithful parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church... Read More »
Martha Lee
February 22, 2021
Martha Belle Lee (nee Crumrine) of Munster, Indiana passed away Monday February 22, 2021. She was born November 26, 1933 in Cross Creek, Pennsylvania to Albert and Della Crumrine. Preceded in death by husband James Francis Lee and sister Blanche Ruth Ramsey. Martha is survived by children James (Pam), Daniel (Laura), Betsy (Chris), grandchildren Matt (Ashley), Jeffrey (Asa), Ryan (Jess), James (Darcy), Edmund (Nicole) and great grandchildren... Read More »
Wanda Stewart
February 19, 2021
Wanda Stewart, 88, a lifelong resident of Burgettstown, PA passed away peacefully on Friday February 19, 2021 in her home. She was born on September 4, 1932, the daughter of the late John and Mary "Betty" McClain Stewart. Wanda graduated from Union High School in Burgettstown and was well known for serving the community at local establishments such as The Farm Restaurant, Lounder'sRestaurant, Petrucci's IGA, and most recently the deli counter... Read More »
Felina Bettley
February 12, 2021
Felina Bettley, 98, of Burgettstown, passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon February 12, 2021 at McMurray Hills Manor. She was born on June 23, 1922 in Joffre, the daughter of Italian immigrants, Augustino and Mary DePaul. She graduated from Union High School in 1940, and then graduated from the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy. As a beautician, she was the owner-operator of the Village Beauty Shop on Mt. Washington in Pittsburgh for 35 years. ... Read More »
James Stroud, Jr.
February 10, 2021
James C. Stroud, Jr., 84, of Avella; Jefferson Township, passed away on Wednesday February 10, 2021 in the Washington Hospital. He was born on October 14, 1936 in Hanlin Station a son of the late James C., Sr. and Mary Urban Stroud. A 1955 graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown, he served honorably in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard from 1960-1963 and retired in 1999 from Weirton Steel where he worked in the Tin Mill. Mr.... Read More »
Louis Dugas
February 2, 2021
Louis Charles Dugas, 88, a lifelong resident of Slovan, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, February 2, 2021 in his home. He was born on August 24, 1932 in Slovan a son of the late Stephen and Mary Hvizdos Dugas. A graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown, he served in the United States Air Force in Morocco during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Dugas was the owner of Panhandle Distributing Co. in Slovan which his father founded and... Read More »