Wednesday, June 12, 2002
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Elva A. Mudrey
Sharon woman had worked at Daffin's, ex-Sharon market
Elva A. Mudrey, 242 Lincoln St., Sharon, passed away at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday (6-11-02) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System. She was 83.
Mrs. Mudrey was born Nov. 24, 1918, in Sharon to Thomas P. and Anna M. Hug Glaser.
She attended Sharon schools and was a part-time clerk for more than 10 years at Daffin's Candies, Sharon. Mrs. Mudrey previously worked for the former Marshal's Grocery Store in Sharon.
Mrs. Mudrey attended First Baptist Church in Sharon.
Surviving are: a daughter, Joan M. Mudrey, Sharon; three sons, Thomas L. Mudrey, Brookfield; James E. Mudrey, Ormond Beach, Fla.; and Keith A. Mudrey, Hermitage; two sisters, Mrs. John (Doris M.) Parkany, Sharon; and Bonnie L. Latcheran, Lititz, Pa.; three brothers, Edward Glaser, Brookfield; Thomas Glaser, Pittsburgh; and Wayne Glaser, Mercer; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Mudrey was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Eileen Murphy; and two brothers, Elmer Glaser and John Glaser.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sharon Regional Health System's Hospice Home Care, 490 N. Kerrwood Drive, Suite 204, Hermitage 16148; and the American Cancer Society, 19 Jefferson Avenue, Sharon 16146.
Charles E. Bugher
Charles E. Bugher, 190 S. Neshannock Road, Hermitage, died at 4 a.m. today (6-12-02) in his home. He was 73.
Obituary information was incomplete.
Helena A. Forbes
Homemaker formerly lived in Hermitage, Transfer
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday for Helena A. Forbes, a resident of White-Cliff Nursing Home, Hempfield Township, and formerly of Hermitage and Transfer. She passed away at 3:53 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2002, in the nursing home after a long illness. She was 93.
Born March 13, 1909, in Sharon, Mrs. Forbes was a daughter of the late Benjamin P. and Blanche A. Ryhal Wiesen.
Mrs. Forbes was a 1928 graduate of Farrell High School.
A homemaker, she was a member of St. Michael's Church, Greenville; and a former member of Church of Notre Dame, Hermitage.
She was employed at the former Higgins Department Store in New Castle as a clerk and bookkeeper.
Mrs. Forbes enjoyed crocheting, cooking, scrapbooking and clipping. She also enjoyed traveling cross-country by train.
Helena was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who, with her great sense of humor, loved to make people laugh.
On Nov. 15, 1930, she married John E. Forbes. He preceded her in death April 19, 1965.
Survivors include: one daughter, Mrs. George (Carol) Moreland, Greenville; a son, John W. Forbes and his wife, Yvonne, Beechwood, Ohio; one sister, Eleanor Pugh, Hubbard; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Forbes was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Steingrave Salata; one son, James M. Forbes; a great-great-granddaughter, Angel Watterson; two sisters, Elizabeth Hoffman and Adelaide Wiesen; and two brothers, Wilfred and Joseph Wiesen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 700, Pittsburgh 15235.
Beverly Jean Madasz Allison
Bank teller of Hermitage was Farrell hospital volunteer
Beverly Jean Madasz Allison of 510 Sunset Blvd., Hermitage, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday (6-10-02) in her residence. She was 50.
Mrs. Allison was born May 1, 1952, in Sharon, a daughter of Joseph and Virginia Felton Madasz.
She was a 1970 graduate of Farrell High School.
Mrs. Allison was a bank teller for National City Bank.
Her memberships included Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sharon; and the Auxiliary unit of American Legion Post 432 in Wheatland.
Mrs. Allison also volunteered at UPMC Horizon, Farrell.
Her husband Duane Allison, whom she married Sept. 16, 1985, still resides in Hermitage. He was born and raised in Bedford, Pa.Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Frances E. Heckman
Frances E. Heckman, 204 S. Mercer St., Greenville, died at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday (6-11-02) in UPMC Horizon, Greenville. She was 80.
Obituary information was incomplete.
Roberta Ann Peterson
Greenville First Baptist member worked at A&P
Roberta Ann Peterson, 86 Donation Road, Hempfield Township, who was formerly of Greenville and also resided for 25 years in Florida, passed away at 9:51 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2002, in her residence. She was 73.
Mrs. Peterson was born Jan. 29, 1929, on Babcock Road in Greenville to Chess Albert and Ethel Mae Fischer Babcock.
She worked at the former A&P grocery store in Greenville as a meat wrapper for 20 years.
Mrs. Peterson belonged to First Baptist Church, Greenville. She enjoyed walking, cooking and traveling, and also loved flowers.
Her husband, Virgil Claude Peterson, passed away March 25, 1997.
Surviving are: one son, Raymond T. Peterson; one sister, Joan Loutzenhiser; two brothers, Richard Babcock and Ronald Babcock, all Greenville; one granddaughter, Nealie Rae Mondi; and one great-grandson, Logan Mondi, both Margate, Fla.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Peterson was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 60 Shenango St., Greenville 16125.
Arthur S. Goldstone
Ex-owner of furniture stores was active in community
Arthur S. Goldstone of 496 Lillian Drive in Sharon passed away peacefully at 5:05 p.m. Monday (6-10-02) in his residence following an extended illness. He was 69.
Mr. Goldstone was born April 15, 1933, in Connellsville, Fayette County, a son of Rudolph and Sadye Goldstein Goldstone.
Mr. Goldstone was the former owner and operator and current chairman of the board of Goldstein's Furniture Co., which operates several locations in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
He was a member of Temple Beth Israel in Sharon, where he served as a past treasurer.
Mr. Goldstone was an alumnus of Sharon High School Class of 1951 and graduated from Pennsylvania State University in State College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis on insurance. During his undergraduate studies at Penn State, he was a member and president of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity as well as the honorary business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi.
Mr. Goldstone was an active member of the community and served on several boards including the Strimbu Memorial Fund, Salvation Army, Shenango Valley Industrial Development Corp. and Penn State Shenango Campus Advisory Board. He was one of the founders of the Greater Sharon Associates, where he was a past president.
Mr. Goldstone worked closely with the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce and in the 1990s was a contributing member of the chamber's new board room.
A U.S. Army veteran, he was stationed in Italy where he worked as a cryptographer.
Mr. Goldstone enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family. He was a member of Sharon Country Club; and Sharon Social Fishing Club, Lake Muskoka, Canada.
His wife, the former Roberta "Bobbie" L. Nashbar, whom he married March 22, 1959, survives at home.
He also leaves: two daughters, Robyn L. Goldstone, Shadyside area of Pittsburgh; Wendy Szalay and her husband Alex, Sharon; and a son, Steven M. Goldstone and his wife Cheryl L., Sharpsville.
Also surviving are two grandchildren, Sarah and Sam Szalay.
Mr. Goldstone was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Myron Goldstone; and an infant daughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shenango Valley Foundation for the Arthur S. Goldstone Memorial Fund, 39 Chestnut St., Sharon 16146.
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