Monthly Archives: July 2016

H. Duane Beal – HOOKSTOWN (GREENE TWP.)

H. Duane Beal, 81, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.), died Tuesday evening, July 26, 2016, at Allegheny General Hospital, surrounded by his family. A loving husband, dad and pap . . . a loving person, loved his family and the outdoors greatly.

Born November 21, 1934, in Hanover Twp., he was the last surviving child born to the late John Herman and Clara (Swearingen) Beal. He was a retired steelworker with J&L, Aliquippa Works, and was a member of the Green Valley United Methodist Church, Shippingport. Continue reading

Joseph Wayne Johnston – ALIQUIPPA (RACCOON TWP.)

Joseph Wayne Johnston, 47, of Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.), died peacefully Monday morning, July 25, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver, with his family at his side.

Born October 16, 1968, in Rochester, he was the beloved son of Patricia A. (Douglas) and her husband Joseph LeCerf of Aliquippa, and the late James Edward Johnston. He was a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church. Since graduating from New Horizon School in 1989, he has worked at the BCRC workshop in New Brighton for over 25 years, his favorite place to be except for coaching the Potter Raccoon Red Devils midget football team, where he was made head coach last year. He was also a big fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Penguins. Continue reading

Virginia A. Mack – GEORGETOWN

Virginia A. Mack, 77, Georgetown (Hanover Twp.), died Saturday, July 23, 2016, in the comfort of her home with her husband at her side.

Born May 14, 1939, in Monaca, a daughter of the late Frank and Dorothy (Neal) McDole, she was a homemaker. She attended the Hookstown Free Methodist Church. Continue reading