Monthly Archives: October 2018
Anna Taylor, age 90, of Aliquippa (Independence Township), died Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at Elmcroft of Chippewa.
Born August 18, 1928, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of Peter and Agnes (Blateky) Korzen. A homemaker, Anna was a member of the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church. She was an avid and very good quilt maker. She, along with her late husband, had also raised peacocks and chinchillas.
She was very family oriented having all her children living close by, so she enjoyed having her grandchildren near her. Continue reading
Born November 29, 1977, he was the son of John F. and Sandra M. Hankey. Doug worked in the fracking industry for some time and his last employment was at Aldi’s. Music and guitars brought Doug many hours of happiness throughout his life. Encouraged by his Uncle Bill, Doug grew cacti and succulents and raised tropical fish. He loved polar bears and his Aunt Pam brightened his day with many of them, throughout his illness. His puppy, Cooper, loved to sleep with him on his bed and keep him company. Doug’s bright smile and keen sense of humor lifted everyone’s spirits around him. His nieces and nephews brought joy and happiness to his life and he loved to hear about their activities. Continue reading
Virginia S. Hyre, 81, of Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.), died peacefully Thursday evening, October 4, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver.
Born January 3, 1937, in Pittsburgh, she was the last surviving daughter to the late Ralph L. and Lillian (Akerley) Marcus.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James Lee Hyre Sr., October 30, 2010; a son, Robert R. Hyre; son-in-law, Robert K. Blume; and two sisters, Christine Carson and Sharon Olson. Continue reading
Born June 30, 1935, in New Cumberland, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Syres Ellwood and Eva Gertrude (Mikeals) Stewart. Along with being a homemaker, she was employed by the South Side Elementary School working in the maintenance department. She was a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church, and enjoyed traveling with her sisters, canning, and her family; she lived for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Continue reading
Cary M. “Cud” Thomas, 83, of Aliquippa (Raccoon Township), died peacefully Sunday afternoon, September 30, 2018, in Good Samaritan Hospice Beaver.
Born March 5, 1935, in Monaca, a son of the late Fred M. and Anna F. (Fetchin) Alleman, Cary had worked as a security guard at St. Joe Lead, Monaca. Continue reading