• New Salem

    Colleen Knox Barber

    Colleen Simon Knox Barber, age 90, of Isabella, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. She was born on March 6, 1930 in Denbo, PA Daughter of the late William Simon and Nancy (Bercher) Simon She was a member of The First Christian Church of Republic, PA Colleen was preceded in death by her 2 husbands: William Knox and Donald Barber Infant Daughter:  Marcia Brother:  William Simon 4 sisters:  Ruth Austin, Evelyn…

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    John Christopher

    John Thomas Christopher (JC), age 65, of Uniontown, PA passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at his home. He was born on March 6, 1955 in Cleveland, OH Son of the late William Edgar Christopher, Jr. and Alberta Lois (Ramage) Christopher. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers:  Lewis (Gene) Christopher and Patrick Christopher JC is survived by 4 children:  Shawn Christopher and wife…

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    Walter “Wally” Suba, Jr.

    Walter Michael (Wally) Suba, Jr. age 69 of Footedale, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 14, 2020 with his loving family by his side. On October 2, 1950 in Uniontown, PA to the late Margaret Bruzda Suba and Walter “Fudge” Suba, Sr., welcomed into this world, the sweetest, humblest, kindest, hard working and loveable little boy name Wally. A man who with all his heart loved God, his family, his community, his country , and his food. Wally grew up in Footedale and is a 1968 graduate…

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    John Trosiek

    John Trosiek, age 74, of McClellandtown, PA passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. He was born on August 8, 1945 in Uniontown, PA Son of the late John and Helen (Kovach) Trosiek John was a Veteran of Vietnam War serving with The United States Marine Corps as a Lance Corporal. He owned and operated his own business – John Trosiek Gunsmith in McClellandtown, PA Member of Triumphant Fellowship Church in McClellandtown Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: …

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    Edmund Kutek, Sr.

    Edmund R. Kutek, Sr. “Porky”, age 75, of Newboro, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born in Newboro, PA on November 15, 1944, son of the late Pete and Mary A. (Florek) Kutek, Sr.  Edmund was employed as a foreman at Robena Coal Mine and at Dilworth Mine as a Construction Foreman.  He served in the USMC during the Vietnam War.  A lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion Post 753. A lifetime…

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    Lawrence Toboy

    Lawrence S. Toboy, age 94, of Footedale, passed away at the VA Hospital in Aspinwall, PA on Friday, February 7, 2020. He was born on June 8, 1925, in York Run, PA, and was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Smore) Toboy.  He was a member of the United States Merchant Marines. His hobbies included working on cars, baking, sports, and talking politics. Lawrence could often be seen running the hills of the Footedale community and Fayette County.  Besides his parents, Lawrence was…

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    Gary Glisan

    Gary T. Glisan, age 73, of Smock, PA passed away on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020. He was born on September 13, 1946 in Uniontown, PA Son of the late James W. and Sara (Mosier) Glisan. Gary was preceded in death by a sister:  Jill Ann Glisan He was a Veteran of The Vietnam War serving with The United States Armed Forces as a 3rd Surgical Medic. Member, Past President, and Board Member of The Fayette County Builders Association. Fraternal I.O.O.F. of Waltersburg, PA Lodge #254 Gary…

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    Gertrude Crable

    Gertrude L. (Gertie) Crable, age 84, of Ralph, PA passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 16, 2020. She was born on February 7, 1935 in Ralph, PA Daughter of the late Mabel Vernon and Ralph Campbell, Sr. Gertie was an avid bowler and loved to play cards, bingo, and board games. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years:  Robert J. Crable 2 sons:  Robert Crable, Jr. and Donald Crable Granddaughter:  Maranda Gaskill Maternal…

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    Francis Erminio

    Francis A. Erminio, age 76, of Midlothian, VA, formerly of Leckrone, PA passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Francis was born on July 15, 1943 in Leckrone, PA, son of the late Olivio and Elizabeth (Ferruti) Erminio. Francis was a 1961 graduate of German Township HS (PA) where he was involved in football and theater. He spent his entire professional career in the automotive industry specifically in undercar sales and repair and was instrumental in opening and managing…

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    Marilyn Hillen

    Marilyn Lillian Burton Hillen, age 75 of Tower Hill #2, PA went to be with the Lord and her loving husband James “Sonny” Hillen and her son Michael on Thursday, November 28, 2019. She was born on October 9, 1944 in Cheverly, MD to the late John H. Burton, Sr. and Helen Maclin Burton. Marilyn was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church. She loved people, playing bingo, gardening and to play tricks on her grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She graduated from Southern Junior Senior…

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    John Musisko, Sr.

    John Paul Musisko, Sr. age 87, of Grindstone, PA died on Sunday, November 24, 2019. He was born on August 25, 1932 in Isabelle, PA to the late John and Rose Engle Musisko. John is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Ann Mills Musisko; four children, Deborah Seaton and husband Skip of New Salem, PA, John P. Musisko, Jr. at home, Pamela…

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    Bernice Sitok

    Bernice E. Sitok, age 88, of Newboro, PA passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 in Lasosky’s Personal Care Home in Clarksville, PA. She was born on December 20, 1930 in Buffington, PA Daughter of the late John and Mary (Shimko) Sitok. Bernice was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church of New Salem, PA She was retired from Stroehman Bakery where she was employed as a secretary. Bernice had 2 sisters:  Delores Sabo and Jane Conway and also several nieces, nephews,…

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    Patricia Shuba

    Patricia A. “Pat” Shuba, age 76, of New Salem, PA passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 13, 1943 in Uniontown, PA Daughter of the late Frank William and Julia Frances (Rudziensky) Papa Pat was a member of the former St. Thomas R.C. Church of Footedale, PA and currently a member of St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church of Footedale, PA Pat was the owner of Pat’s Gold and Gems in New Salem for many…

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    Frank Cropp

    F. Lee Cropp, age 74, a lifelong resident of New Salem, PA passed away peacefully at his home with his loving wife of 53 years by his side after a lengthy battle with NASH (Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis). He was born on April 13, 1945 in Uniontown, PA Son of the late Frank and Dorothy (Evans) Cropp Lee was an avid golfer and scuba diver.  He was a former volunteer fireman with  New Salem, a member of The New Salem Neighborhood Watch, member of New Salem Presbyterian Church and a…

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    Robert Arnold

    Robert W. “Bob” Arnold, age 83, of McClellandtown, PA passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born on December 18, 1935 in German Twp., PA Son of the late Jesse Arnold, Sr. and Ruth (Huffman) Arnold In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and 1 sister: Jesse Arnold, Jr., Alvin Arnold, Darwin Arnold, Delbert Arnold, Mildred (Arnold) Stelfox and her husband, Robert Stelfox. Bob is survived by his wife…

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    Andrew Migyanko

    Andrew “Andy” Migyanko, age 68, of Georges Twp., passed away unexpectedly on October 1, 2019.  He was born October 1, 1951 in Uniontown, son of the late Alex and Anna (Andrews) Migyanko. Andy loved working on his cars and lawnmower motors. Over the years he had been employed by Buckeye Fordge, Sterling Faucet and worked as a security guard at the Uniontown Shopping Center. He was a lifetime member of Amend Sportsman’s Club. Besides his parents, Andrew was preceded in…