Monthly Archives: April 2018

William H. Moore – Hookstown

William H. Moore, 84, of Hookstown, died Wednesday evening, April 25, 2018, at Heritage Valley Beaver.

Born October 10, 1933, in Georgetown, he was a son of the late William J. and M. Elizabeth (Campbell) Moore. He was a truck driver for Texaco Inc., Coraopolis, for 28 years, having retired in 1986 with the Two Million Mile Driving Safety Commendation. Bill grew up with ponies and horses all of his life. His father, before him, always had both and he was always riding with his friends in Hookstown. He and his family enjoyed going to the county fairs and festivals, participating in pony pulling contests. Bill enjoyed driving, traveling west to visit family in California and other sites. He became interested in restoring antique John Deere tractors. In 1992, he exhibited his 1953 John Deere Model 40 in Davenport, Iowa, accompanied by friends, Jim and Mary Kay Shutt, also exhibitors at the John Deere Expo. He loved and was devoted to his family. Come October, Bill always looked forward to attending the Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio, for 47 years.  Continue reading

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

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