Lois F. King – Georgetown

Lois F. King, 79, of Georgetown, died Sunday morning, April 22, 2018, at Washington Commons, Bridgeville, with family at her side.

Born June 12, 1938, in Pittsburgh, she was a beloved daughter of the late John and Mildred (Schmidt) Conlon. A homemaker, she was a retired custodian for the One Source Company at the Pittsburgh International Airport and also retired from the Gateway Rehabilitation Center in Center Twp., where she had worked as a cook. Continue reading

William B. ‘Bill’ Carpenter II – East Liverpool, Ohio

William B. “Bill” Carpenter II, 61, of East Liverpool, Ohio, died Thursday afternoon, April 12, 2018, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family.

Born June 11, 1956, in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the son of William B. Carpenter of California and the late Miriam Jean (Minesinger) Carpenter. He had worked as a truck driver with PGT Trucking, Monaca, until 2010 when illness prevented him from doing so. A graduate of South Side High School, class of 1974, his passion was RC car racing, hunting and fishing, and spending time with his grandkids. He was also an avid wood craftsman. Continue reading

William F. Shinke – Frankfort Springs

William F. Shinke, 83, of Frankfort Springs, died Wednesday afternoon, April 11, 2018, at Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born November 30, 1934, in Beaver, he was a son of the late Christian and Ellen Patricia (McKenna) Shinke. He was a retired steelworker, a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a sergeant, a member of the Frankfort Presbyterian Church, and was a graduate of Beaver Falls High School class of 1952. He was a member of the New Cumberland VFW Honor Guard and most proud of his work doing NDT at nuclear power plants after retirement. His true love and passion was his home and his wife.  Continue reading

David Patrick Wilson – Hookstown (Greene Township)

David Patrick Wilson, 87, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.), died quietly Thursday morning, April 12, 2018, at the Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center, Brighton Twp.

Born June 19, 1930, in Kenova, W.Va., he was the last surviving son born to the late Dave and Tokie (Hensley) Wilson. He was a retired welder with Local 449 in the HVAC industry. He enjoyed spending time with the “guys” at the Center Twp. McDonald’s. Continue reading

Nancy Lou Weber – Negley, Ohio (formerly of Clinton)

Nancy Lou Weber, 84, of Negley, Ohio, formerly of Clinton, died Thursday evening, March 29, 2018, at the Vista Center, Lisbon, Ohio, with her son and daughter-in-law at her side.

Born July 9, 1933, in Clinton, she was a daughter of the late Clyde Milton and Margaret (Messner) Hays. A homemaker, she had participated with the Scouts program in her early years, and was a member of the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. An avid baker, she catered birthday and wedding cakes for many years. She enjoyed painting and floral arranging. Continue reading

Thomas B. ‘Budd’ Sherwood – Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.)

Thomas B. “Budd” Sherwood, 87, of Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.), died Monday evening, March 26, 2018, in the comfort of his home, with his family at his side.

Born August 22, 1930, in Oil City, Pa., he was the only child born to the late Thomas Emmitt and Marcella Evelyn (Davis) Sherwood. He was a retired steelworker for U.S. Steel for over 43 years. An avid hobby farmer, he was a lover of animals, and would do anything for their welfare. He had a lifelong love of cars and antiques; he could look at an old bumper and tell you the make and model of the car it belonged to. A history buff, he could tell stories of times during World War II. Continue reading

Sue Ellen Roberts – Aliquippa (Hanover Twp.)

Sue Ellen Roberts, 62, of Aliquippa (Hanover Twp.), died Wednesday afternoon, March 14, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver.

Born August 3, 1955, in Washington, PA, she was the beloved daughter of Gene and JoAnn (White) Roberts of Hanover Twp. Sue worked as a mechanical estimator for Scalise Industries of Bridgeville,  and was a member of the Mill Creek Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Hookstown where she also served as a deacon. Children from the Bible Club knew her as “The Kitchen Lady.” An avid cat lover, she adopted any stray that found her. She was most proud of her mission trip she made to Brazil and had an impact on all who knew her.  Continue reading

Randy A. Whipkey – Georgetown (Hanover Township)

Randy A. Whipkey, 39, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.), died unexpectedly on Thursday morning, March 8, 2018, in the comfort of his home.

Born November 25, 1978, in Aliquippa, he was a son of Patricia (Warrick) Hood and her companion Gary Dunfee Jr. of Ohio, and the late Glenn A. Whipkey. Randy was an avid hunter, who also enjoyed playing computer games with his many friends. Continue reading

Evelyn Douglas – Aliquippa (Raccoon Township)

Evelyn Douglas, 88, of Aliquippa, (Raccoon Twp.), died Friday afternoon, March 2, 2018, under the compassionate care of the Good Samaritan Hospice Group, Beaver, and her family being at her side.

Born August 13, 1929, in Clendenin, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Welch) Hunt. A homemaker, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Monaca, a retired licensed practical nurse, a member of the Appalachian Folk Music Club and had a great love of music, poetry and crafts, especially crocheting. Continue reading

Shirley Ann May – Hookstown (Greene Township)

Shirley Ann May, 82, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.), died Wednesday afternoon, February 14, 2018, at Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born December 11, 1935, in Eldersville, Pa., a daughter of the late Floyd Leroy and Anna (Fotovich) Riddile, she worked as a waitress at the Pittsburgh Airport for over 20 years.  She was a member of Mill Creek Hill Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Hookstown and a member of Life Beaver. Continue reading

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