Monthly Archives: August 2019

William ‘Lee’ Conti – Hookstown (Greene Twp)

William ‘Lee’ Conti, 31, of Hookstown, (Greene Twp), died unexpectedly on Friday, August 16, 2019, in the emergency room at Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born July 10, 1988, in Beaver, he is the beloved son of Curtis L. and Michelle J. (Flamont) Conti.

Lee had worked as a shift manager at Dollar General in Raccoon Twp. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting, dirt bikes and anything outdoors. He loved music and being with his family. Continue reading

Walter A. Collins – Formerly of Hookstown

Walter A. Collins, 89, formerly of Hookstown, died Wednesday morning, August 7, 2019, in Family Hospice Care, Huntsville, Ala.

Born May 15, 1930, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late John Francis and Mary Lucille (Rydzon) Collins. Walter retired from the Duquesne Light Power Plant, working as a Control Operator. A Veteran of the Korean War, he served as a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine (Smith) Collins.

He is the beloved father of Kathleen Gittler, Cynthia (Gary) Wiegand and Christine Koosman; brother of John (Margaret) Collins; grandfather of six and great-grandfather of three. Continue reading