Saturday, March 30, 2002
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I. Marie Fox
Holy Trinity Evangelical member retired from SATEC
Theodore G.A. Uber, Hempfield Manor Nursing Home, Greensburg, formerly of Grove City, died at 1:50 a.m. Sunday (3-24-02) in the nursing home. He was 94.
Mr. Uber was born July 16, 1907, in Columbiana, Ohio, to the Rev. Gustavus Adolphus and Alice Beye Uber.
He retired from SATEC Systems, Grove City, where he was a painter from 1958 to 1972.
Mr. Uber was a member of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Grove City, and Senior Lutherans.
Formerly active with Boy Scouts of America, he was an Eagle Scout.
His wife, the former Helen Stewart Sankey, whom he married Nov. 5, 1937, died Feb. 26, 1982.
Surviving are: three daughters Mrs. Thomas (Ina) Abraham, Greensburg; Mrs. Richard (Lydia) Randolph, Fairbanks, Alaska; and Mrs. Ross (Eva) Hanson, Orient, S.D.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Martin, Eugene and Walter Uber.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Lydia Davis
Retired Farrell hospital nurse belonged to WM church
ABINGTON, Pa. -- Elizabeth "Betty" Lydia Davis, 1211 Bergan Road, Orland, Pa., formerly of West Middlesex, died at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002, in Abington Memorial Hospital of heart failure. She was 74.
Mrs. Davis was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Pittsburgh to Thomas James Davis and Anna Perry Davis.
She retired in 1970 after 30 years from UPMC Horizon, Farrell, where she was a nurse. Mrs. Davis previously worked for what is now Clepper Manor in Sharon.
She was a member of West Middlesex Presbyterian Church; and Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 156 in Farrell.
Her husband, Arthur Frederick Davis, whom she married June 20, 1955, died Oct. 6, 2001.
Surviving are: a stepdaughter, Diane Shaffer, Cambridge Springs; three sons, a stepson, Thomas Davis, Crystal River, Fla.; and Dr. George Vermeire, Orland; and Dr. Calvin "Bud" Vermeire, LaPorte, Pa.; a brother, James H. Davis, Bethlehem, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to West Middlesex Presbyterian Church, 3082 W. Main St., West Middlesex 16159.
John E. McKean
Florida resident was retiree of Sharon Steel Corp.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- John E. McKean, Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, died March 28, 2002, in his home. He was 79.
Mr. McKean was born in Sharon to Joseph and Helen Urey McKean. He moved in 1991 to Smyrna from Sharpsville.
The Army veteran served during World War II.
Mr. McKean retired as a boiler maker and general maintenance worker with Sharon Steel Corp.
He was a member of the Sharpsville American Legion Post; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Sharon Lodge 103; New Smyrna Beach Municipal Golf Course and Coronado United Methodist Church, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Mr. McKean was a councilman in Pennsylvania. He was an avid golfer and loved reading and doing crossword puzzles.
Surviving are: his wife, Phyllis, to whom he was married 59 years; one son, John J. McKean and his wife, Tamlyn, San Diego; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Toni) Collins, DeBary, Fla.; and Mrs. Bill (Cathy) Swinehart, Marietta, Ga.; three grandsons, David and Stephen McKean and Douglas Collins; and one granddaughter, Megan Swinehart.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Betty White.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Fla. 32129.
Anna Mary Steele
Homemaker was member of St. Bernadette Church
Anna Mary Steele, 6235 Amy Boyle Road, Brookfield, formerly of Syme Street, Masury, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Friday (3-29-02) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System. She was 83.
Mrs. Steele was born Aug. 12, 1918, in Sharon, to Sabbatto and Mary Ross Yannerilla.
She attended schools in Sharon and was a homemaker. Mrs. Steele was a member of St. Bernadette Church, Masury. She was a former member of Queen of the Holy Rosary Church in Vienna, Ohio.
Her husband, Edward P. Steele, whom she married June 2, 1949, died May 22, 2001.
Surviving are: one daughter, Mary Mae Parker, Lakeland, Fla.; two sons, John N. Miller and his wife, Delores, Brookfield; and Michael J. Miller, Masury; three sisters, twins Katherine Vitale, Girard, Ohio; and Jennie Davies, Sharon; and Tressa Carroll, Sharon; one sister-in-law, Margaret Yannerilla, Sharon; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Vincent Leavens; and one brother, Martin Yannerilla.
Evelyn Marie Hall Wigley
Wilmington Twp. woman was active in many churches
Evelyn Marie Hall Wigley, 2073 Mercer-New Wilmington Road, Wilmington Township, died at 9 a.m. Friday (3-29-02) in Jameson Hospital, New Castle, following a brief illness. She was 94.
She was born Aug. 6, 1907 in Pittsburgh to Thomas and Rebecca Jane Freiberger Hall.
Mrs. Wigley was a member of Neshannock Presbyterian Church, New Wilmington, where she belonged to its women's group. She was a former member of the former North United Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh; the Unity Presbyterian Church, Greenfield, Pa.; the McConnellsburg Presbyterian, McConnellsburg, Pa.; the Princeton-Mt. Herman Presbyterian Church, New Castle; all where her son James, a retired Presbyterian minister, served as pastor.
Her husband, James E. Wigley, whom she married Oct. 12, 1927, preceded her in death April 17, 1965.
Surviving are: a son, the Rev. James W. Wigley, Jr., New Wilmington; a daughter, Carol A. Streeter, Ocala, Fla.; five granddaughters; one grandson; and four great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Basement Access Fund; c/o Neshannock Presbyterian Church, 330 West Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington, 16142.
Joan E. Malinchak
New Castle native was Brookfield homemaker
Joan E. Malinchak, of 191 Brook Drive, Brookfield, died at 3:25 p.m. Thursday (3-28-02) in her home following an extended illness. She was 70.
She was born Aug. 3, 1931 in New Castle to Wayne and Gertrude Walker Berkley.
A 1939 alumna of Shenango High School, New Castle, Mrs. Malinchak was a homemaker who enjoyed reading and being with her grandchildren.
Surviving are: her husband, Paul Malinchak, whom she married Oct. 28, 1950, at home; two sons, Michael Malinchak, Pittsburgh; and Thomas Malinchak, Painesville, Ohio; one daughter, Joy Timpe, Ashtabula, Ohio; three brothers, Lee Berkley, Grove City, Ohio; Carl Berkley, Snellville, Pa.; Dale Berkley, New Castle; three sisters, Darlene Black, Lawrenceville, Ga.; Phyllis Higgins, Ft. Walton, Fla.; and Gwendalyn Deep, New Castle; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Sharon Regional Health System, 490 N. Kerrwood Drive, Suite 204, Hermitage, Pa. 16148.
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