Monthly Archives: September 2018

Thomas E. Manning Sr. – Hookstown (Hanover Twp.)

Thomas E. Manning Sr., 86, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.), died Thursday afternoon, September 13, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital.

Born April 25, 1932, in Fayetteville, N.C., a son of the late Artemus and Mary L. (Davis) Manning, he was a retired caster having worked at Hussey Copper. He was a member and deacon of the Christian House Baptist Chapel, Aliquippa.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Trina; two brothers and five sisters. Continue reading

Gene E. Roberts – Aliquippa (Hanover Twp.)

Gene E. Roberts, 85, of Aliquippa (Hanover Twp.), died Monday morning, September 10, 2018, in the comfort of his granddaughter’s home, with his grandchildren by his side.

Born September 26, 1932, in Carmichaels, Pa., a son of the late Ira Roberts Sr. and Jessie Roberts, he was a retired steelworker from Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., Aliquippa Works, and a veteran of the National Guard. He was a member of the Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church, where he also served as an elder and former Sunday school teacher. He was a Democratic committee member for many years and a Boy Scout leader for many years. He was part of the road crew and grounds crew moving to supervisor with Hanover Twp., and also a member of the Hanover Twp. Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years. He was a member of the South Side Athletic Association, volunteering for years as a coach and groundskeeper for the baseball team. Continue reading

Josephine “Jo” Laughlin – Georgetown (Greene Twp.)

Josephine “Jo” Laughlin, 79, of Georgetown (Greene Twp.), died peacefully Tuesday evening, September 4, 2018, in Orchards at Foxcrest, Chester, W.Va., with her entire family at her side.

Born December 20, 1938, in Newell, W.Va., the last surviving child born to the late Floyd and Helen Marie (Cebula) Geer, Jo along with her beloved husband were owners and operators of Laughlin’s Restaurant for 46 years in Georgetown retiring in 2014. She was a 1956 graduate of Wells High. Continue reading

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