Monthly Archives: January 2013
Harry G. Fleming, 87, of Hopewell Township, passed peacefully through heaven's gates Wednesday morning, January 30, 2013, in the comfort of his home with family at his side. He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Indiana, Pa., a son of the late Dwight A. and Vernie (Smith) Fleming.
Jack H. Potts, 80, of Honeybrook, PA, formerly of Hookstown, died Saturday afternoon, January 12, 2013, at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center, Narvon, Pa., after a brief illness.
Born February 5, 1932, in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was a son of the late Howard C. and Wilda E. (Boyd) Potts. Jack was a retired heavy equipment operator having worked for Dravo Corp. and Georgetown Sand and Gravel. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local #66, a founding and lifetime member of the Hookstown VFD and also a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church. He had attended the Hookstown one room school.
Delores A. (Currie) Simmons, 77, of Beaver, died Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013, in the Good Samaritan Hospice House, Wexford.
Born Nov. 1, 1935 in Duluth, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late William and Hilda (Jylkka) Efram. Delores was retired from the Batchelor Furniture Co. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Freedom and the Century Club of Beaver.
Lawrence William Daniel (Larry) Schulz, 30, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.), died Sunday evening, Dec. 30, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born May 30, 1982, in Berlin, Germany, he is the son of Detlef Horst Gunther Schulz of Germany and Susan M. Faulk of Georgetown. Larry was employed as an electrician in the construction industry. He was a graduate of South Side School, class of 2000, and also was a graduate of Penn State University. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, snow boarding and being a new father.
Charles J. LaRue Jr., 80, of Hooks-town, died Thursday evening, Jan. 3, 2013, with his wife at his side in the West Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Moon Township.
Born June 12, 1932, in Monaca, a son of the late Charles J. Sr. and Jeanette (Rounds) LaRue, he had retired from Arco Polymers as a maintenance supervisor. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Marines as a sergeant. He loved fishing, carpentry work and was an avid Steels fan.