Obituaries

Pauline N. Rettig

Pauline N. Rettig

Pauline N. Rettig, 69, of Stein Road, Chicora, went to be with the Lord early Thursday morning, December 4, 2014 at her home.

Pauline was born in Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County on December 21, 1944. She was the daughter of the late George Austin and Addaline Blanche Hawkins Gilliam.

She was a long time member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chicora. Mrs. Rettig had a love for animals, and especially enjoyed the company of her five cats. She was a devout Christian, an avid reader and enjoyed spending time in her home’s library.

Kenneth Parker “Doc” Mains

Kenneth Parker “Doc” Mains

Kenneth Parker “Doc” Mains, 90, a long-time Emlenton businessman, and the husband of a United Methodist pastor, passed away Wednesday evening, December 3, 2014 at his home.
Ken was born in Boyers on April 13, 1924. He was the son of the late Charles Klahr and Blanche Parker Mains.

Richard "Dick" I. Ealy

Richard "Dick" I. Ealy, 80, of Petrolia, Pa., passed away Sunday (11/30/2014) at the VNA Inpatient Hospice, Butler, Pa.
Born in Concord Township, Butler, Pa., on June 7, 1934 he was the son of the late Raymond and Gertrude Ace Ealy.
A graduate of the former Hooker - Concord Township High School.
He Served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged with the rank of Airmen 3rd Class.
Dick retired from Pullman Standard and later was a Township Supervisor for Washington Township.
He was married to Wilma C. Ice Ealy who preceded him in death on December 26, 1996.

DOROTHY F. “Dot” SLAGLE

DOROTHY F. “Dot” SLAGLE, 86, of Parker passed away at noon Thursday (11-27-14) at Grove Manor Personal Care Center in Grove City following a period of declining health.
Born on April 20, 1928 in Toby Twp., Clarion Co., she was the daughter of the late John C. and Leila Fowler McCall.
She was married on July 19, 1948 in Rimersburg to Gerald D. “Sam” Slagle who passed February 2, 2014.
“Dot” was a longtime and active member of First Presbyterian Church of Parker, and a member of the Women’s Circle of the church.

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.

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