Roy H. Conkle – Georgetown (Greene Twp.)

Roy H. Conkle, 89, a lifelong resident of Georgetown, (Greene Twp.) died unexpectedly Sunday morning, January 13, 2019, at his Georgetown residence.

Born November 8, 1929, in Georgetown, the son of the late Robert F. and Alice G. (Pinney) Conkle.

A 1947 Chester High School graduate, an avid farmer, he had worked for Crucible Steel as a supply clerk for over 35 years, retiring in 1982. His hobbies included aviation, owning and flying a Piper Cub and a military training plane. He also enjoyed square dancing. Continue reading

James A. Welch – Hookstown

James A. Welch, 73, of Hookstown, died Sunday afternoon January 13, 2019, in the comfort of his home.

Born April 25, 1945, in Rochester, he was a son of the late John E. and Martha L. (Lance) Welch.

He was the former owner/operator of the Welch Funeral Home in Hookstown, working with his father in the earlier years. A Veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Vietnam War as a SP4. He was also a member of the Hookstown American Legion Post #952. Continue reading

Wilda Marie McCullough – Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.)

Wilda Marie McCullough, 79, of Aliquippa, Raccoon Twp., died Friday morning, January 11, 2019, at the Brighton Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, Brighton Twp.

Born April 8, 1939, in Indiana, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William Harvey and Pauline (Lingenselter) Black.  She was a member of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Aliquippa, and had worked as a caregiver in child care.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Scott McCullough. Continue reading

William Lane Ferry Jr. – Aliquippa (Raccoon Township)

William Lane Ferry Jr., 76, a lifelong resident of Raccoon Twp., died Friday, January 11, 2019, at Southwest Veterans Center Pittsburgh.

Born March 7, 1942, in Aliquippa a son of the late William Lane Sr. and Mary (Mycoff) Ferry.

He retired from J&L Steel working as a steelworker. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. He attended the Community Bible Church in Aliquippa and was an avid farmer who enjoyed running tractors and bull dozers. Continue reading

Earl O. Carver – Georgetown (Greene Township)

Earl O. Carver, 79, Georgetown (Greene Township), died Sunday afternoon, January 6, 2019, at the Windsor House St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Unit, Columbiana Ohio.

Born June 16, 1939 in Bellefonte Pa., the son of Earl and Phyllis (Stull) Carver. Continue reading

Diana Lynn Malloy – Hookstown (Greene Township)

Diana Lynn Malloy died Saturday morning, December 22, 2018, in Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born July 20, 1967, in McKees Rocks, the beloved daughter of Dorothy L. (McNabb) Lawrence, Hookstown, and the late Henry John Lawrence. Diana had worked as a customer service representative for Comcast and had attended St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Church, Imperial. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her daughter, Jamie.
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Dorothy Alice (Laurino) Ryan – Weirton W.V. (Formerly of Georgetown)

Dorothy Alice (Laurino) Ryan, 92, of Weirton, formerly of Georgetown, Pa., died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH, in the embrace of her family.

Born March 2, 1926 in Weirton, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Angela Turdo Laurine. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Robert James Ryan, on April 9, 2002; four brothers, Lucian, Phillip, Herman and Albert Laurine, and four sisters, Anna Laurino Sigmont, Helen Laurino Casuccio, Elizabeth Laurino Wilson and Rose Laurino. Continue reading

Ruby E. Cisco – Formerly of Industry

Ruby E. Cisco age 83, died Friday morning, December 14, 2018, at the Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center in Brighton Twp.

Born October 6, 1935, in Saxman Kentucky, the daughter of the late Homer and Catherine (Leeson) Cunningham.
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Janice J. Cornwell – Firestone, Colorado (Formerly of Clinton and Hookstown)

Janice J. Cornwell, 68, of Firestone, Colorado, formerly of Clinton and Hookstown, died Monday evening, December 3, 2018, at the Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C., with her children at her side.

Born June 7, 1950, in Burnsville, N.C., a daughter of the late Harley H. and Dollie (Hicks) Webb, Janice had worked as a licensed practical nurse in the healthcare industry and was a member of the Northern Ridge Baptist Church, Erie, Colo. Continue reading