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    Gregory Lee Lemley

    Gregory Lee Lemley Marietta, Georgia – formerly of Belle Vernon Gregory Lee Lemley, 57, of Marietta, Georgia, formerly of Belle Vernon, died Friday, May 24, 2019.  Born in Mt. Pleasant on October 10, 1961, he was the son of Patricia A. (McGarvey) Lemley, who survives and resides in Belle Vernon and the late Glen L. Lemley Sr. Gregory was a commercial artist and was part of the marketing team for Home Depot, where he had many friends.  He loved photography and enjoyed following the P…

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    Marion Kuch

    Marion Kuch West Newton Marion Kuch, 85, of West Newton died Sunday, June 9, 2019.  Born in Monessen on July 10, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Sr. and Rozi (Baron) Kuch. Marion, and her sister, Helen, resided at the family farm and kept house their entire lives, happily cooking, gardening and baking bread that they shared with everyone! She is survived by her brothers, William Kuch of Pensacola, FL and Harry Kuch of West Newton; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In …

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    Helen Kuch

    Helen Kuch West Newton Helen Kuch, 85, of West Newton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019.  Born in Monessen on July 10, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Sr. and Rozi (Baron) Kuch. Helen and her sister, Marion, resided at the family farm and kept house their entire lives, happily cooking, gardening and baking bread that they shared with everyone! She is survived by her brothers, William Kuch of Pensacola, FL and Harry Kuch of West Newton; twin sister, Marion Kuch of Elizabeth; as we…

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    William Jacob “Bill” Granlund

    William Jacob “Bill” Granlund Belle Vernon/Washington Township William Jacob ”Bill” Granlund, 33, of Belle Vernon, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Born in Greensburg on September 15, 1985, he was the son of Sally A. (Farmer) Granlund and the late Arthur A. Granlund. Bill was a Security Guard for Allied Security and worked at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Smithton.  He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He is survived by his mother, Sally A. Granlu…

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    Norma Jane Lewis

    Norma Jane Lewis Monessen Norma Jane Lewis, 91, of Monessen, died Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Born in Bethel Township on January 27, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jane C. (Staff) Hamilton. Norma Jane was the last surviving sibling of her family of 18 children.  She worked in the Housekeeping Department at Monongahela Valley Hospital for 36 years, retiring in 2012.   She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Belle Vernon, where she taught Sunday …

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    Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Stickel

    Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Stickel Belle Vernon/Washington Township Elizabeth Ann ”Betty” Stickel, 89, of Belle Vernon/Washington Township, died Saturday, May 25, 2019.  Born in Belle Vernon on June 9, 1929, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Sveda) Stefan. Betty was a member of St. Sebastian Church in Belle Vernon, and had been active in the C. D. of A. in the church.  She was also a member of the D. A. R. and was a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts for many years.  Sh…

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    James G. Kiselich

    James G. Kiselich West Newton James G. Kiselich, 91, of West Newton died Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Hempfield Manor.  Born in West Newton on September 28, 1927, he was the son of the late George and Kathryn (Shiry) Kiselich. Jim was a retired tool maker for Highland Carbite Tool Co. in Irwin.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Church in Herminie and the West Newton Sportsman’s Club.  He honorably served his country in the US Army. He is survived by his wife; Dea (Chiesi) Kis…

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    Robert A. Beck

    Robert A. Beck West Newton   Robert A. Beck, 62, of West Newton died Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  Born in Pittsburgh on December 25, 1956, he was the son of the late Jack T. and Evelyn L. (Dauvin) Beck. Robert was a former employee at AAA Westmoreland.  He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his brothers, Timothy (Brenda) Beck of Perryopolis and Gary (Joan) Beck Sr. of Rostraver; nieces and nephews, Ryan, Jason, Kristen, Nancy Jo and Gary Jr.; and uncle, Stev…

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    Michael George Protos

    Michael George Protos Fayette City Michael George Protos, 52, of Fayette City, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019.  Born in Mt. Pleasant on January 29, 1967, he was the son of the late Andrew Protos. Michael was a carpenter and did home remodeling.  He was a great outdoorsman and was a veteran, having served in the U S Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Lynn (Clark) Protos; daughters, Brooke Alexis Protos and Courteney Michelle Protos; and stepson, Ryan Robert Curcio. Private visitati…

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    Thomas G. Slavic

    Thomas G. Slavic Ruffs Dale Thomas G. Slavic, 64, of Ruffs Dale, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  Born in Uniontown on August 17, 1954, he was the son of Thelma (Harris) Slavic who survives and resides in West Newton and the late Albert Slavic. Thomas was a coal miner and worked for the Mathies Coal Mine.  He was a member of St. Basil the Great Russian Orthodox Church in Rostraver Twp. and the United Mine Workers of America. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Valer…

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    Janine D. Edmundson

    Janine D. Edmundson Rostraver Township Janine D. Edmundson, 62, of Rostraver Township, died Thursday, April 25, 2019.  Born on January 22, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Ernest C. and Dana Myers. Janine was a secretary for Child Services for the Commonwealth of PA; after her retirement, she worked for Fed Ex Ground. She is survived by her sons, Joseph Lowe, John V. Edmundson and Stephen Edmundson; her grandchildren including Arianna; her beloved companion, David Leach and his son…

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    Wendi Mosier

    Wendi Mosier Greensburg, formerly of Rostraver Township Wendi C. Mosier, 59, of Greensburg, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  Born in North Charleroi on November 25, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Edwin F. and Dorothy B. (Gira) Mosier. Wendi worked in a Mortgage Loan office and formerly attended Fells United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara F. (Chris) Tretter of West Newton; grandchildren, Madison and Lucas Tretter; sister, Joy Dawn Dubinsky of Kansas; neph…

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    Thomas Slavic

    Thomas Slavic Ruffs Dale Thomas G. Slavic, 64, of Ruffs Dale, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  Born in Uniontown on August 17, 1954, he was the son of Thelma (Harris) Slavic who survives and resides in West Newton and the late Albert Slavic. Thomas was a coal miner and worked for the Mathies Coal Mine.  He was a member of St. Basil the Great Russian Orthodox Church in Rostraver Twp. and the United Mine Workers of America. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Valerie …

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    Keith Alan Richter

    Keith Alan Richter Perryopolis Keith Alan Richter, 46, of Perryopolis, died Saturday, April 20, 2019 in Uniontown Hospital.  Born in North Charleroi on December 17, 1972, he was the son of Janice M.(Snyder) Richter, who survives and resides in Perryopolis and the late Wildie I. Richter.  Keith was a self-employed carpenter and he especially loved his son, Keith Jr.  He loved the outdoors and was a great outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.  He was a membe…

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    Mark C. Patterson

    Mark C. Patterson Daytom, OH Mark C. Patterson, 50, of Dayton, OH, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  He was born in Charleroi on June 23, 1968.  Mark was a 1986 graduate of Belle Vernon Area High School.  He worked as a tree trimmer for Treemendous Tree Company. He is survived by his mother and step father, Joann (LaRew) Patterson Jones and Vencen Jones; sister, Patricia A. (Edwin) Klemm; nieces and nephews, Justin Vernet, Staisha Gereshenski, Bethann Gereshenski and Michael Man…

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    Gregory Hepler

    Gregory Hepler Smithton Gregory T. Hepler, 55, of Smithton, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Greensburg on November 28, 1963, he was the son of Wanda (Gilmour) Hepler, who survives and the late Roy Junior Hepler. He was a dairy farmer in South Huntingdon Twp. and was also employed by the Yough School District.  Greg will be sadly missed by family and friends. In addition to his mother, Wanda, he is …

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    Daniel Tollan

    Daniel Tollan Rostraver Township Daniel J. Tollan, 78, of Rostraver Township, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Mon Valley Hospital.  Born in Fairhope on December 28, 1940, he was the son of the late George and Theresa (Murt) Tollan of Rostraver Twp. Daniel was a graduate of Rostraver High School, Class of 1958.  He was employed at Lee Norse Company in Charleroi as a machinist.  After the closing of the company, he worked until retirement at Dynol Nobel in Donora.  …

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    Tammy Lee

    Tammy Lee Charleroi Tammy L. Lee, 51, of Charleroi died Thursday, April 11, 2019.  Born in Mt. Pleasant on August 29, 1967, she was the daughter of Paul Stants of Ruffs Dale, PA and Cheryl L. Houseman of Kinsman, Ohio. Tammy was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Charleroi American Legion and Secretary of the Legion Riders Association. She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Lee; sons, Aaron A. Toth and Justin R. Lee; daughters, Megan M. Roberts, Maranda K. Coombs, Teresa R. Lee …