Carol J. Barker – Industry

Carol J. Barker, 70, of Industry, passed quietly Saturday evening April 10, 2021, with her children at her side, at Heritage Valley Beaver. Born June 4, 1950, in Aliquippa, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Jean (Davidson) Fike.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded by her husband, Walter Barker, a brother Roger Fike and a sister Debbie Lally. Continue reading

Judith A. Miller – Georgetown (Hanover TWP.)

Judith A. Miller, 73, of Georgetown (Hanover TWP.) died Saturday afternoon March 20, 2021, at Heritage Valley Beaver. Born February 18, 1948, in Big Chimney, W.V., she was a daughter of the late Orvle Ira and Lucy May (Legg) Angle.

A homemaker, Judy was the original ‘Anonymous Mom’ during the Desert Storm War, also a member of the Hookstown American Legion ladies auxiliary Post #952. She had also worked at Kline’s Market and up to her death at Johnston’s Market.

She is survived by her sons Kevin (Ruth) Myers, R.T. (Stephanie) Sprankle and a son by heart Josh Marino. Grandmother of Ashley (Bill) Berry, Chelsea, Sarah and D.J. Sprankle and one great grandchild.

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Kathleen R. Allison – Coraopolis

Kathleen R. Allison, 65, of Coraopolis died Thursday afternoon March 18, 2021, at UPMC-Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. Born May 2, 1955, in Sewickley, she was a daughter of the late Victor R., Jr. and Margaret (Dee) Eaton Allison.

Beloved companion of 28 years to Dan Biegenwald, dearest mother of Shannon P. and his wife Lisa Allison, sister of Jeffrey Allison, Robert P. Allison, Francene A. and her husband Joe O’Brien and the late Timothy V. Allison. Her beloved granddaughters are Paije and Haylee Allison, and her fur baby Jersey. Continue reading

John David Johnson – Ellwood City

John David Johnson, 76, of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania passed away March 11, 2021, surrounded at home by his family.

John was born March 2, 1945, in Shippingport, Pennsylvania to Fred B. and Lillian Ruth (McMahan) Johnson. John or JJ as he was called by many friends, was in the trucking business until he decided to open a scrap recycling business in the mid-nineties. John enjoyed staying busy and he rarely sat still for any length of time.

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Paul E. Barrett – Hookstown (Hanover Twp.)

Paul E. Barrett, 86, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.) died unexpectedly Friday morning March 5, 2021, at his Hookstown residence.

Born December 13, 1934, in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was a son of the late William Donald and Flora (Staton) Barrett.

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Robert Dale McFadden – Clinton

Robert Dale McFadden, 86, of Clinton, PA, Beaver County, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 28, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on July 14, 1934, in Barkeyville, Venango County, PA. He grew up in the Grove City area. He was the son of the late J. Clair and Mary Ethel Gilmore McFadden.

He joined the Marine Corps when he was 20 years old and attained the rank of sergeant. He was very proud of the Marine Corps.

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Marjorie W. Morgan – Hookstown

Marjorie W. Morgan, 96, of Hookstown (Greene TWP.), died Friday morning February 26, in the East Liverpool City Hospital. Born October 1, 1924, in McDonald, PA., she was a daughter of the late Edward J. SR. and Clara E. (Langhurst) Winters.

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Richard J. Mueller – Baden (Economy Boro)

Richard J. Mueller, 81, of Economy Borough, passed away at home on Sunday, February 21, 2021. He was born October 21, 1939, to the late Alfred and Ruth (Sposky) Mueller. He was retired from Pittsburgh Forgings where he had over 30 years of employment. During this time, he held several elected positions in the union. Richard was very active in the organizing of the annual mill picnics held at the former West View Amusement Park. He was an avid bowler with the accomplishments of the trophies that were displayed in his gameroom. He was a former member of several clubs, with the Eagles and the Polish Falcons being amongst them. Some of his hobbies included hunting, fishing, boating, playing cards, camping and his love of cooking. He took pride in being able to fulfill the outpouring requests for his cooking for everyone’s functions.

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Joann Estel – Monaca (Raccoon Twp.)

Joann Estel, 77, of Monaca (Raccoon Twp.) died Monday morning February 1, 2021, at the Providence Care Center; Beaver Falls. Born October 12, 1943, in Rochester, she was a daughter of the late Matthew and Helen (Belich) Shaffer.

She is the beloved wife of Terry L. Estel, cherished mother of Heather and her husband David Nelson of Aliquippa, and Therese Estel-Pupi of Boston, MA.. Sister of Matthew ‘Sonny’ and his wife Evelyn Shaffer of Hookstown and Dale and his wife Toni Shaffer of Chester, W.V. and Marion Floyd of Monaca. Grandmother of two, Madison and David. Continue reading