Monthly Archives: August 2018

Harry Bres, Jr. – Sturgeon

HARRY BRES, Jr. Age 78, of Sturgeon, on Wednesday afternoon, August 22, 2018. Beloved husband of 59 years to Carol E. (Irwin) Bres; dearest father of Terri and Dennis McConnell, and Scott and Debbie Bres; adored Pop Pop of Zac and Taylor McConnell, Josh McConnell, Makayla and Travis Bres. Harry had worked for Ryan Homes as a construction supervisor for 38 years, retiring in 2003. Most important to him was his family, who all loved him dearly.

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Donald P. Cox – Hookstown

Donald P. Cox, 81, of Hookstown, died Saturday morning, August 18, 2018, at Heritage Valley Beaver, surrounded by his loving family.

Born December 15, 1936, in Ligonier, son of the late James Harold and Mary Matilda (Barnhart) Cox, he had worked as a laborer for Local 833 in the construction industry. He was a member of the Beaver Valley Antiques Association, and he loved to pull and restore tractors. He also enjoyed hunting and spending time with his grandchildren. He loved the outdoors and helping anybody who needed help. Continue reading

Judith Ann Gayhart – Southern Pines, N.C.

Judith Ann Gayhart, of Southern Pines, N.C., passed away August 10, 2018, in her home at the age of 74.

Judy was born May 26, 1944, in Hanover Township, Pa., to the late Clyde and Evelyn Hall. Judy attended Southside High School in Hookstown. She worked in the home care and hospitality industries during her residence in Southern Pines. She was a loving and caring person who always thought of others before herself. She enjoyed camping and boating with her family, having visited all fifty states in the U.S. along with most of the Canadian provinces. She played a very active role in her grandchildren’s lives, supporting their interest in soccer as well as their pursuit in education. Judy was also an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan. Continue reading

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

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