Monthly Archives: November 2014


Patricia Ann Williams, 77, formerly of Shippingport, died on Wednesday morning, November 19, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver, with her family at her side.

Born Dec. 17, 1936, in Natrona Heights, she was a daughter of the late Alvin Sylvester Stanowski and Helen Kolakowski and also her stepfather, John Melvin Long. Continue reading

Kenneth G. Ashenfelter – PITTSBURGH

Kenneth G. Ashenfelter, Age 56, of Pittsburgh, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 10, 2014.

Beloved son of the late Kenneth E. and Wanda V. (Lewis) Ashenfelter; dearest brother of Barbara (Dr. Clarence) Vincent, Sharon (John) Stahl, Randy Ashenfelter and the late Keith Lee Ashenfelter; uncle of Stacey (Dan) Turner and the late Mark Lantz; great-uncle of Danielle, Nathanael, Zoe and Nicholas; and his beloved dog, Peek-A-Boo. Continue reading


Lawrence C. Phillis, 86, formerly of Aliquippa, died Tuesday morning, November 11, 2014, at Friendship Ridge.

Born Feb. 27, 1928, in Burgettstown, a son of the late Carlise S. and Pearl (Moore) Phillis, he worked as a customer service representative for Peoples Gas in Aliquippa for over 40 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict.

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Lynne E. Rattigan – Georgetown (Greene Township)

Lynne E. Rattigan, 71, of Georgetown (Greene Twp.), died Wednesday evening, November 5, 2014, at Good Samaritan, Beaver.

Born April 18, 1943, in Rochester, she was the beloved daughter of Marian Leigh (Buckley) Shroads of Darlington and the late Paul Edward Shroads. Lynne had worked as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the health care industry. Most proud of her music, she played clarinet in the Louisville Wind Symphony and studied music therapy with the harp. Continue reading


Steven C. Waxler, 57, of Hookstown (Greene Township), died peacefully Wednesday morning November 5, 2014, in the comfort of his home in the arms of his daughter. 

Born April 17, 1957 in Rochester, he was the beloved son of Frank C. Waxler of Hookstown and the late Arlene (Barton) Waxler who died Dec. 3, 1996.  He had worked as a lead dock hand for the former Bax Global Co. of Moon Twp.  He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing with his best friend, Joseph Tuttle and loved being with his family. Continue reading

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