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    Dr Thaddeus “Tad” Kobylinski

    Dr Thaddeus “Tad” P. Kobylinski of Bethlehem, formally of Prospect. Dr. Thaddeus “Tad” P. Kobylinski died peacefully on March 6, 2020 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the age of 86. Tad was born July 24, 1933 in Vilnius, Lithuania to Waclaw and Jania Kobylinski.  He graduated from The University of Warsaw in 1965 with a Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry.   He married Bonnie Lou Meyen on April 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois.  Thaddeus worked for both Gulf…

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    Sandra Whitmire

    Sandra “Sandy” Lee Furl Whitmire, age 63, of Boyers passed away Wednesday evening, February 19, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. Born May 28, 1956 in Butler; she was the daughter of the late Richard Lee and Lila Lee Soupley Furl. She enjoyed being a homemaker, liked horses in her younger years, loved to read, and was proud of her Prayer Chain group that she organized over the years.  She enjoyed spending time with her American Eskimo doggie Angel. She is…

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    Gary Flinner

    Gary James Flinner, age 78, of Prospect passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020. Born July 26, 1941 in Zelienople, he was the son of the late James Ray and Viola D. Deemer Flinner. He was a member at the St John’s Lutheran Stone Church. Gary was retired from the United States Postal Service Bulk Mail Center in Warrendale.  He also enjoyed being a life time farmer, where he raised beef cattle, made and sold honey from his beekeeping, and spent many hours tending to his trees in the…

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    Linda Henry

      Linda Rae Roxbury Henry, age 78, of Prospect, passed away Saturday evening in the Butler Memorial Hospital following an illness. Born June 6, 1941 in Prospect, she was the daughter of the late Burton and Violet Goughler Roxbury. She was an avid bowler, who enjoyed her Feather Heads league in Butler and leagues in Zelienople.  She was a member of the Harmony Moose with her husband, where they enjoyed dancing.  She enjoyed going to the Evans City Senior Center…

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    Roger Nixon

      Roger Louis Nixon, age 57, of Slippery Rock, passed away January 8, 2020 at his home unexpected. Born May 3, 1962 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of late Charles R Nixon and Sally June Reynolds. He was a hands on fantastic mechanic who owned and operated Nixon Service since 1991.  Roger, along with his nephew Matthew Monpere, loved to build and sell cars, trucks, and hot rods. Roger enjoyed life to the fullest.  He loved to sing to the radio, hit local spots to hear bands,…

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    Dustin Cunning

    Born February 25, 1988 in Ellwood City, he was the son of Janice Norris and the late Mark Cunning. He was a mechanic by trade and enjoyed working on cars and dirt bikes. Dustin had a big heart and enjoyed joking around with his nieces, nephews, and other kids. He is survived by his mother Janice (Bill Alexander) Norris of Evans City; girlfriend Jamie Drake and her children Skyler, Domenic, Blake, and Aubrey of Portersville; his son Cole Cunning; siblings Nicole (Roy) Weltz and Shawn…

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    Robert Riemenschneider

      Robert Floyd Riemenschneider, age 92, peacefully passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at his daughter’s residence where he lived. Born August 30, 1927, he was the son of the late Floyd J. Riemenschneider and Regina Pfister Riemenschneider Javorsky. He was a member at St Christopher’s Catholic Church, Prospect. He was a proud US Navy Veteran. He retired after 35 years as a clerk in the safety department at the B&O and Chessie System Railroads. He was an avid…

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    Marjorie Smiley

        Marjorie Viola Hester Smiley, age 77, of Portersville, peacefully passed away at her residence on Friday evening following an illness. Born July 18, 1942 in East St Louis, Illinois; she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Edna DeBo Hester. She was a member of the Mt Chestnut Presbyterian Church, where she was a former day care employee. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and crocheting. She is survived by her children Charles Noel (Becky Lou Reams) Smiley of…

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    Joe Cupec

      Joe Cupec, age 88, of Grove City passed away early Wednesday morning at Quality Life Services in Grove City. Born December 15, 1930 in Butler, he was the son of the late John and Anna Durik Cupec. He was a US Army Veteran who proudly served during the Korean War. Joe retired after working 40 years as an Excavator for the Operating Engineers Local #66. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially trout fishing. He is survived by his loving wife Rachel B. Smith Cupec, whom he…

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    Robert Robinson, Jr

        Robert David Robinson, Jr., age 58 of Slippery Rock, passed away Friday November 22, 2019 in the Butler Memorial Hospital. Born November 4, 1961 in Grove City;     he was the son of Robert David Robinson, Sr. and Beverly Diane Kummer Robinson Smith. He enjoyed animals, music, and the outdoors, especially fishing. Robert is survived by his father Robert D. Robinson, Sr. of Butler; his mother Beverly Diane Kummer Smith of Portersville; two children; one…

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    Gladie O’Day

    Gladie Herold O’Day, age 81, of Butler and resident at St John Specialty Care Center, passed away Monday November 4, 2019 at UPMC Passavant.   Born May 23, 1938 in Butler, she was the daughter of the late John Allen and Ina Mae Ellison Herold.   Gladie lived her life with a constant smile and great attitude through the good and the adverse times of her life.  If you knew her then you were blessed to have her in your life.  She loved her family dearly and was…

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    Vernon Crawford

      Vernon K. Crawford, age 90, of Cranberry Twp., peacefully passed away Sunday morning, October 20, 2019 at the Butler VA Healthcare Community Living Center, Butler. Born June 20, 1929 in Mayport, Armstrong County, he was the son of the late Myron and Ethel Crawford. Vernon proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War Era, where he was a Gunner’s Mate Third Class on a destroyer ship. He retired at the age of 55 after his long career with Gulf Oil, where he started in…

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    Howard Gaurrich, Sr

      Howard A. Gaurrich, Sr, age 77, of Prospect, passed away Saturday morning, October 19, 2019, with his family by his side, following an illness. Born June 7, 1942 in Russellton, Allegheny County, he was the son of the late Charles and Ivy Stewart Gaurrich. He began working as a young boy with his father delivering bread on a local route in Russellton.  He worked at Glenshaw Glass and Splashmat prior to starting his career as a mechanic.  He was an auto mechanic for over 47…

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    Helen Held

    Helen Held, age 97, of Easley, SC formally of Evans City, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen Schank Steiner. She had worked as a secretary to the Dean of the Graduate Business School at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where she retired after 15 years. She will be remembered for volunteering at the VA Medical Center for 15 years. She is survived by sons Russell Held, David…