Susan A. Reckner, 63, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.), died Saturday afternoon, September 9, 2017, surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home.
Born July 8, 1954, in Rochester, she was a daughter of the late Paul Sr. and Thelma (Miller) Rambo. A homemaker and an avid crafter, along with her daughter and best friend. Continue reading
Charles O. Price, 79, of Clinton (Hanover Twp.), died Monday morning, September 4, 2017, in the comfort of his home with his family at his side.
Born December 30, 1937, in Pine Bank (Greene County), the son of the late Woodrow and Thelma (Roberts) Price, he was a retired shipper with the St. Joe Lead Company, Potter Twp. He was Presbyterian by faith and a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Continue reading
Born May 29, 1940, in Bergoo, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late Worick P. and Alice H. (Cummings) Hamrick. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Skidmore Sr., January 19, 2008, and a sister, Lennie Grimes. Continue reading
Ralph David Mortimer, 62, of Shippingport, died Thursday afternoon, August 3, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on July 17.
Born July 28, 1955, in Rochester, a son of the late Ralph A. and Marjorie (Russell) Mortimer, he had worked as a truck driver in the hauling industry and was a peacetime veteran.
A long time Shippingport councilman, he also was a member of the Shippingport VFD. He enjoyed gunsmithing and computer repair. Continue reading
Mae Phillis, 82, formerly of Raccoon Twp., died Friday evening, July 28, 2017, in the Brighton Wellness Center, Brighton Twp.
Born August 21, 1934, in Aliquippa, she was a daughter of the late Wilbur and Nettie (Gray) Keller. A homemaker, she attended the Community Bible Church of Aliquippa and was the retired Prothonotary of Beaver County having worked from 1996 until 1999. Continue reading
David G. “Skip” Malcomb, 55, of East Liverpool, died Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017, in UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh, with family at his side.
Born in Aliquippa on December 13, 1961, beloved son of Lonnie (White) Malcomb, Aliquippa, and the late David D. “Buck” Malcomb, who died February 1, 2017. David was a member of Operating Engineers Local 66, most recently working at the Bruce Mansfield Plant, Shippingport. He was a member of the Shippingport Masonic Lodge No. 485 F&AM, and Sons of the Legion No. 952 Hookstown. He also enjoyed farming. Continue reading
He was born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, on July 24, 1954, to Arthur “Red” Connor and the late Regina Theil Sluka. Michael attended and graduated from South Side Schools in Hookstown, Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, he joined the United States Navy in 1973, where he served for 24 years. During his Naval Career, he served on several submarines including the Nathan Hale, James Monroe, James K Polk, Von Steuben, and the Newport News as well as a year of recruiting duty in Findlay, Ohio, and 4 years at MEPS in Lansing, Michigan. At the time of retirement in 1998, he was a Machinist Mate (Chief). Continue reading
Born on the Tate family farm in Hookstown on September 13, 1926, she was the last surviving child born to the late Ralph and Pansy (Davis) Tate. A homemaker, she was a member of the Green Valley United Methodist Church, Shippingport, and was the last surviving member of the Birthday Club (a group that was started by her and her girlfriends in their teen years). She was an avid yard sale shopper. She was a loving and committed caregiver to her late son, Donald, for almost 40 years until his death. Continue reading
Charles W. Garren, 88, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.) died Sunday morning, June 18, 2017, in the comfort of his home.
Born November 18, 1928, in Imperial, he was a son of the late James and Marie (Pape) Garren. He was a retired laborer of over 30 years having worked for Duquesne Slag and after retirement from there he went on to work for Ryan Homes. Continue reading
Phyllis M. Reilly, 77, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.) died unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, June 9, 2017, in the comfort of her home.
Born May 4, 1940, in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Julia (Keenan) Holmes. A homemaker, she was also a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church of Georgetown. Her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and spending time outdoors when she was able to do so. Continue reading