Monthly Archives: January 2019

Roy H. Conkle – Georgetown (Greene Twp.)

Roy H. Conkle, 89, a lifelong resident of Georgetown, (Greene Twp.) died unexpectedly Sunday morning, January 13, 2019, at his Georgetown residence.

Born November 8, 1929, in Georgetown, the son of the late Robert F. and Alice G. (Pinney) Conkle.

A 1947 Chester High School graduate, an avid farmer, he had worked for Crucible Steel as a supply clerk for over 35 years, retiring in 1982. His hobbies included aviation, owning and flying a Piper Cub and a military training plane. He also enjoyed square dancing. Continue reading

James A. Welch – Hookstown

James A. Welch, 73, of Hookstown, died Sunday afternoon January 13, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

Born April 25, 1945, in Rochester, he was a son of the late John E. and Martha L. (Lance) Welch.

He was the former owner/operator of the Welch Funeral Home in Hookstown, working with his father in the earlier years. A Veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Vietnam War as a SP4. He was also a member of the Hookstown American Legion Post #952. Continue reading

Wilda Marie McCullough – Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.)

Wilda Marie McCullough, 79, of Aliquippa, Raccoon Twp., died Friday morning, January 11, 2019, at the Brighton Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, Brighton Twp.

Born April 8, 1939, in Indiana, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William Harvey and Pauline (Lingenselter) Black.  She was a member of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Aliquippa, and had worked as a caregiver in child care.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Scott McCullough. Continue reading

William Lane Ferry Jr. – Aliquippa (Raccoon Township)

William Lane Ferry Jr., 76, a lifelong resident of Raccoon Twp., died Friday, January 11, 2019, at Southwest Veterans Center Pittsburgh.

Born March 7, 1942, in Aliquippa a son of the late William Lane Sr. and Mary (Mycoff) Ferry.

He retired from J&L Steel working as a steelworker. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. He attended the Community Bible Church in Aliquippa and was an avid farmer who enjoyed running tractors and bull dozers. Continue reading

Earl O. Carver – Georgetown (Greene Township)

Earl O. Carver, 79, Georgetown (Greene Township), died Sunday afternoon, January 6, 2019, at the Windsor House St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Unit, Columbiana Ohio.

Born June 16, 1939 in Bellefonte Pa., the son of Earl and Phyllis (Stull) Carver. Continue reading

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