Monthly Archives: November 2020

Evelyn F. Geary – Aliquippa (Hanover Twp.)

Evelyn F. Geary, 95, of Aliquippa, (Hanover Twp.) died peacefully Sunday morning, November 22, 2020, at Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Beaver Falls.

Born August 26, 1925, in Aliquippa, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Alma (Caler) Miller. A homemaker she attended the Mill Creek EPC of Hookstown.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands, Raymond Lokomski and Alexander Geary; her son, Charles Lokomski; two brothers, John and Fred Miller and a sister, Catherine Calhoon. Continue reading

Beatrice (McCoy) (Irwin) Brodmerkel – Frankfort Springs

Betty, as she is known by her family and friends, departed this life on November 18, 2020, at age 98, to spend eternity with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Mom was born August 15, 1922, at the corner of Route 18 and Route 151 in Racoon Township to the late Mont R. and Anna (Shay) McCoy. She was their fourth daughter, with three more daughters and two sons yet to arrive.

While growing up she, along with her siblings, attended Crooks and Lower Service one-room schools. We believe this is where her lifelong love of history and interest in one-room schools began.  (This is also where the family’s “Mrs. Cotter” cookie recipe came from; we will not go into the details here). Continue reading

Terry W. McQuillan – Chippewa Township

Terry W. McQuillan, 70, of Chippewa Twp. died peacefully Thursday, November 12, 2020, in the Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh with his wife at his side.

Born November 24, 1949 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late William and Audrey (McGrail) McQuillan. Terry was self-employed in the trucking industry, an avid car collector and loving husband, He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving as a SP4 in the U.S. Army, where he received the National Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; three Bronze Star Medals; Vietnam Campaign Medal; two OS Bars and Sharp Shooter M-16. Continue reading

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