Obituaries

Wesley Brainerd “Wes” McCALL

Wesley Brainerd “Wes” McCALL

WESLEY BRAINERD “Wes” McCALL, 86, of Sligo, Pa. passed away at 10:25 AM Wednesday morning, November 19, 2014 at Golden Living Care Center at Shippenville following a lengthy illness.
Born in Piney Township (Huckleberry Ridge) Clarion Co., Pa. on January 7, 1928, he was the son of the late Brainerd B. and Kathryn Kriebel McCall.
He served in the U. S. Army during World War II from April of 1946 to honorable discharge in August of 1947. He was a member of both the VFW and American Legion.

Roy H. Bailey

Roy H. Bailey, 101, of Queenstown Rd., Karns City, Perry Twp., Armstrong County, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014 at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Bailey was born in New Athens, Clarion County on April 4, 1913. He was the son of Henry B. and Bertha M. Everitt Bailey. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Bailey was employed as a coal miner for many years, and was a long time member of the United Mine Workers Union. He was later employed by Koppers Company in Petrolia, and retired in 1975.

Thaddeus J. “Thad” Hedrick

Thaddeus J. “Thad” Hedrick

Thaddeus J. “Thad” Hedrick, 86, of East Brady, Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co., passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.

Mr. Hedrick was born on April 4, 1928 in Elkins, WV to the late Dow and Ida McElyea Hedrick.

Leo W. Giehll

Leo W. Giehll, 81, of Rattigan Rd., Chicora, Donegal Twp., formerly of Venice, FL, died Wednesday morning, November 19, 2014 at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.
Mr. Giehll was born in Upper St. Clair, Allegheny County on March 17, 1933. He was the son of William F. and Emma Sulecki Giehll.
Mr. Giehll was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and also served in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. He was a mason.

GERTRUDE A. McCABE McCALL

GERTRUDE A. McCABE McCALL, 79, of Eldorado, Parker, Pa. passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh following a three year challenge with cancer.
Born in Pittsburgh on November 18, 1935, she daughter of late Bart and Nellie Bathurst McCabe.
She was Catholic by faith, and always willing to help with any work of the church.
Strong-willed and independent, she was always concerned with the well-being of her family and her host of friends.

Alberta Pearl Seybert

Alberta Pearl Seybert, 93, of Butler, PA, formerly of Rimersburg, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler surrounded by her family.

She was born on December 15, 1920 in Rimersburg, the daughter of Charles R. and Vernie A. (Sallade) Guntrum.

Shirley B. Elicker

Shirley B. Elicker

Shirley B. Elicker, 82, of Elicker Road, Emlenton, Scrubgrass Twp., Venango Co., passed away late Wednesday evening, November 12, 2014 at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh following a brief illness.

Mrs. Elicker was born in Wilkinsburg on August 16, 1932. She was the daughter of Kenneth and Ona Pettit Black.

She was a graduate of Wilkinsburg High School and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in education from Slippery Rock University.

Mrs. Elicker taught kindergarten and fourth grade for more than 25 years and retired from the Penn Hills School District in 1990.

Laura Kahle Morrison

Laura Kahle Morrison

Laura Kahle Morrison, 77, of Big Bend Rd. Emlenton, went to be with the Lord at 8pm Thursday November 06, 2014 while surrounded by her loving family at the Kahle Family Farm in Salem Township, Clarion County.

Mary Olive “Mo” Fisher

Mary Olive Fisher

Mary Olive “Mo” Fisher, 88, of Emlenton, was called home by Jesus on Saturday morning, November 1, 2014 at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.
Born December 2, 1925 in Nickleville, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Nellie Kline Best of Nickleville.
She graduated from Emlenton High School in 1943. She worked at Oil Well Supply, Sportspal Canoes, and Harry’s Market in Emlenton. She was a homemaker and retired from the Emlenton IGA after more than 20 years of service.

Daniel E. Haid

Daniel E. Haid

Daniel E. Haid, 45, of Rattigan Road, Chicora, Donegal Twp., died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh following an illness.
Daniel was born in Butler on November 17, 1968. He was the son of Edward Andrew Haid III of Fenelton and the late Marcia Rhoades Haid.

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