Obituaries

Roy G. Weaver Jr.

Roy G. Weaver  Jr.,

Roy G. Weaver Jr., 84, of Emlenton passed away Thursday afternoon, July 17, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Shippenville, PA.
Born June 13, 1930, in Chester West Virginia, he was a son of the late Roy G. Weaver Sr. and Twila Barris Weaver.
Roy was engaged in farming all of his life and had also been employed by the Pennsylvania Highway Dept., Boise Cascade Corp. and retired from Glass Containers Corp.
He served on the Richland Agricultural Committee and as a Democratic Party Committee Person. He was a loyal voter, receiving a certificate for voting in every election.

Harold E. “Bud” Hall

Harold Hall

Harold E. “Bud” Hall, 90, of Big Bend Rd., Emlenton, went to be with the Lord at 6:13 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, while in hospice care at the Butler VA Community Living Center.
Harold was born in Big Bend on Goshen Rd. on July 6, 1924. He was the son of Harry C. and Maude Robinson Hall.

Janice U. Hunt

Janice U. Hunt, 90, of Clintonville, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Janice was born on March 13, 1924 in Cleveland, OH to the late Richard and Ruth Uhinck.
She is survived by her son Jeffry G. Hunt and grandson, Geoffrey Hunt.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014, 3:00 PM, at the Rankin United Methodist Chapel, 970 Rankin Chapel Rd., Kennerdell, PA 16374.
Private inurnment will take place in Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted OH.

Nancy J. Campbell

Nancy J. Campbell

Nancy J. Campbell, age 81 of Chicora, PA, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 in the VNA Inpatient Hospice. Born in Freeport, PA. January 23, 1933. She was the the daughter of: Floyd L. Burns and Vernie Fox Burns.
She retired from Penn Drake Credit Union in 1994 after 19 years of service. A member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Chicora.
She married Lyle Campbell on January 14, 1955. He died on September 10, 2010.

John H. “Jack” Santypal Jr.

John H. “Jack” Santypal Jr.

John H. “Jack” Santypal Jr., 70, of Walkchalk Road, Kittanning, East Franklin Twp., Armstrong Co., passed away at 7:55 p.m. Monday evening, July 14, 2014 at Butler Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.
John was born in Evans city on October 28, 1943. He was the son of the John H. Sr. and Ina Burr Santypal.
He was a 1961 graduate of Evans City High School and had served in the National Guard. Jack worked in road construction and was a mechanic for Mashuda Corporation for 40 years and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #66.

Helen M. Schreffler

Helen M. Schreffler

Helen M. Schreffler, 89, of Center St., Emlenton, passed away Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014 at her home following and illness.

Born on May 14, 1925 in Windber, Helen was the daughter of the late George and Helen Lechan Makuch. Helen’s family moved to Emlenton and she attended Emlenton schools, graduating in 1942 from Emlenton High School. During World War II she was employed by Quaker State Oil Refining Co. of Emlenton, working in the Research Lab.

LTC Rodger R. Buzard

LTC Rodger R. Buzard

LTC Rodger R. Buzard, PNG. ret., and a retired United Methodist Minister, 69, of Bellefonte, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday morning July 23, 2014, at the Mt. Nittany Medical Center in State College.

John Joseph Burns

John Joseph Burns

John Joseph Burns, 60, of Chicora, went to be with the Lord Friday morning, July 18, 2014, at his home on East Danville Rd.
John was born in Butler on December 20, 1953. He was the son of the Late Charles W. and Dorothy Lehner Burns. He was a lifetime member of Mater Dolorosa Roman Catholic Church in Chicora, where he was a lector, a member of the Holy Name Society, and had served on the Church’s Parish Council. He was a 1971 graduate of Karns City Area High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy in 1976 from the Mylan School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University.

Betty Hope (Lowmaster) Bender

Betty Hope (Lowmaster) Bender

Betty Hope (Lowmaster) Bender 82, passed away quietly on July 7, 2014 after an extended illness. Betty was born April 9, 1932 to the late Vera (Spencer) Lowmaster and William Lee Lowmaster of Glen Campbell, PA. On September 13, 1949 Betty married the love of her life William Michael Bender of Pittsburgh who proceeded her in death.

Betty was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed spending time and doing things with her family. She loved making homemade Easter candy with her children, cooking, sewing, camping, crafting especially making things with her seashells.

Harold R. Perkins

HAROLD R. PERKINS, 85, of Olmsted Falls, Ohio, formerly of Clarion Co., passed away Tuesday evening, June 17, 2014 at Renaissance Care Center, Olmsted Falls following a brief illness.
Born in St. Petersburg, Pa. on May 2, 1929, he was the son of the late Raymond Henry and Annie Black Perkins.
He was a retired employee of General Motors of Ohio, member of the UAW, and was an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Army.

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