Monthly Archives: October 2020

Mary Jane Crow Reed Courtwright – Georgetown (Hanover Twp.)

Mary Jane Crow Reed Courtwright, 87, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.) died unexpectedly Saturday evening at Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born September 8, 1933, in Oakdale, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert and Hazel (Lance) Crow. A home maker, Mary Jane had also worked as a Tupperware Sales Lady, a job she was very proud of, and also as a waitress. She was a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church and the Ladies Society of the church. She was well known for her delicious homemade buns that were served at numerous funeral luncheons and other local events.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Boyd Courtwright on July 24, 2011; her brothers, John and Harold ‘Deed” Crow and two sisters, Alice Duncan and Marie Tressler.

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Kenneth L. Waxler – Hookstown

Kenneth L. Waxler, 90, of Hookstown, died Thursday morning, October 1, 2020, at the Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, Beaver Falls.

Born February 17, 1930, in Zanesville, Ohio, he was a son of the late Kenneth C. and Evelyn R. (Matchett) Waxler. Ken had worked as a steelworker and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a corporal during the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann (McDole) Waxler on April 8, 1999; three brothers, Louis, Frank and Charlie Waxler; and two sisters, Mary Hagerty McDole and Pansey Arnold. Continue reading

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