Charles F. Falk – Hookstown (Frankfort Springs Boro)

Charles F. Falk, 74, of Hookstown (Frankfort Springs Boro), died unexpectedly Monday afternoon, August 6, 2018, at Weirton Medical Center ER.

Born February 24, 1944, in Burgettstown, he was a son of the late Carl and Alice (Pemberton) Falk. Charles was a PGA Golf Professional. A member of the Frankfort Springs United Presbyterian Church, he was a council member for Frankfort Springs Boro and was a member of the Tri-State Section PGA. He had worked as a welder for J&L Steel, now LTV Steel, and had also worked at Williams Country Club, Montour Country Club and Seven Oaks Country Club. He retired from Dick’s Sporting Goods in Steubenville as the PGA Golf Professional. Continue reading

Dolly Kay McLaughlin – Georgetown

Dolly Kay McLaughlin, 67, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.), died Tuesday morning, July 31, 2018, at Heritage Valley Sewickley, with family at her side.

Born March 7, 1951, in Steubenville, Ohio, the last surviving child born to the late Leo Wade and Helen (Glass) Tingler, she was a homemaker.  Dolly was Presbyterian by faith and loved going to any beach with her family. Continue reading

Delano R. Johnson – Georgetown

Delano R. Johnson, 81, of Georgetown (Greene Twp.) died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, July 25, 2018, at Windsor House at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center, Columbiana, Ohio, with his wife and daughters at his side.

Born October 4, 1936, in Shippingport, a son of the late Thomas Frank and Catherine (Densick) Johnson, he worked as an operating engineer with Union Local 66 in the construction industry.  He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Korea, and was a member of the Weirton Church of the Nazarene, Weirton, W.Va.   Continue reading

Darlene G. Mick – Hookstown (Hanover Twp.)

Darlene G. Mick, 74, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.), died Monday afternoon, July 9, 2018, at Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center, Brighton Twp.

Born April 6, 1944, in Hookstown, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Elizabeth (Hughes) Graham. A homemaker, she had attended the Hookstown Free Methodist Church. She was a good mother and grandmother, who enjoyed her time with family. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially caring for her flower gardens. Continue reading

Carole S. Price – Clinton (Hanover Twp.)

Carole S. Price, 69, of Clinton (Hanover Twp.), died unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, July 6, 2018, in the comfort of her home.

Born July 23, 1948, in McDonald, the only daughter born to the late William and Shirley (Longstreth) McGinnis, she had worked as a dietician at the Gulfview Manor Nursing Home, Aliquippa. She was a member of the Hanover Presbyterian Church.  Continue reading

Ruth Joanne Wakefield – Georgetown (Greene Twp.)

Ruth Joanne Wakefield, 74, of Georgetown (Greene Twp.), died unexpectedly Friday morning, July 6, 2018, in the comfort of her home.

Born January 20, 1944, in New Brighton, she was a daughter of the late Marshall Francis and Naomi Ruth (Duncan) Smith. A homemaker, Ruth was a member of the Hookstown American Legion; an avid reader, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

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Freda C. Hutton – Hookstown

Freda C. Hutton, 87, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.), died Saturday morning, June 30, 2018, at Providence Health Care Center, Beaver Falls.

Born March 22, 1931, in Rochester, a daughter of the late Paul Lewis and Mildred (Semick) Fairbanks.  She was a retired licensed practical nurse having worked at the Beaver County Geriatric Center and was also a retired bus driver for the Aliquippa School District.  Continue reading

Jean Pail Whitehill – Hanover Township

Jean Pail Whitehill left this world on Wednesday morning, June 27, 2018, to go to her eternal home to see Jesus face to face.  She was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Ockla Mae (Giles) Pail, and wife of the late James A. Whitehill who died October 9, 2000.

She is survived by her children, Alvin D. and Debbie Whitehill, Georgetown; James D. and Sharon Whitehill, Florida; Thomas J. and Mary Whitehill, Quarryville, Pa.; Brenda and John Petkunas, Georgetown, with whom she resided; and Bonnie and Joseph Genre, Harmony Twp.  Also surviving are a brother and sister-in-law, Joseph Jr. and Joan Pail, New Sewickley Twp.; a late sister and brother-in-law, Marian and Floyd Eiler; grandmother of eight, Robert, Christopher, and Thomas Whitehill, Alex Genre, Julia Whitehill, Katie and Maddie Genre and the late Rebecca Dawn Black; four great-grandchildren, Evan and Chance Whitehill, Rachel Black, and Riley Whitehill; and several nieces and nephews. Continue reading

Rita M. Campbell – Hookstown

Rita Marlene Campbell, 66, of Hookstown, Pa., passed away at her home with her family by her side on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

She was born in Washington, Pa., on October 12, 1951, and was the daughter of the late Bill and Delores (Shine) Burris.

Rita was a 1969 graduate of South Side High School where she met the love of her life, Jerry, with whom she was married for 48 years. Rita enjoyed making memories and sharing the company of her beloved friends. She has a special group of friends that are more like sisters to her that she knew and loved for over 60 years (Mary Taylor, Diane Pindilli, Martha Awerman, Sandra Weikel, Christine Duke, Becky Henderson). She also relished the time she spent watching her grandchildren play sports and dance, and she could often be found at the ballfield cheering them to victory. Continue reading

Harry E. Betke – Georgetown (Greene Township)

Harry E. Betke, 74, of Georgetown, died Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver, with his family at his side.

Born March 20, 1944, in Beaver Falls, a son of the late Alfred E. and Louanna C. (Barkley) Betke, he was a retired coal handler with Applied Energy Services of Monaca. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he had served during the Vietnam Era. He was member and past commander of the Hookstown American Legion Post 952, a member of the Legionnaires, and a member of the Hookstown American Legion Riders. He was a Catholic by faith and a motorcycle enthusiast who loved riding. Continue reading