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On Sunday, January 3, 2016, of Baldwin Boro. Beloved wife of the late John A. Miller; loving mother of Randall J. (Sharon), William P. (Lori) and Robert J.(Ughetta) Miller; grandmother of Andrew, Christopher, Jessica, Carter, Kelly, Isabella and Johnathan. Ada was a retired employee of U.S. Steel and longtime member of Concord Presbyterian Church. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Rd., Brentwood 15227, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. If desired, family suggests contributions to Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=ada-b-miller-rennie&pid=177149923&fhid=9774#sthash.SLVaIV2Q.dpuf


 On Thursday, September 17, 2015. Eira Kathleen Torbitt was taken from her earthly home in Bethel Park to her eternal home. She was under the care of Family Hospice. She was born in Swansea, South Wales in 1922. During World War II she managed a wallpaper store until it was bombed out and then became a welder. She became supervisor of a line making gasoline cans for vehicles. She compared the neat lines of welding with sewing which she did through the years. During the war she met her husband John Torbitt who was an American GI stationed in Swansea prior to the Normandy invasion. They married and returned to his family home in Pittsburgh. He left this world for the next July 25, 1998. Although she was raised a Baptist she joined the Concord Presbyterian Church in Carrick along with other family members. Very much a woman of faith she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, served as President of the Women’s Association, and was elected as a Ruling Elder. She also was active in the Carrick Mother’s Club and enjoyed playing Bridge. An avid reader Kathleen worked for many years in the book department in Kaufman’s downtown store. She is survived by her two children. Her daughter Myra Kazanjian, recently moved to Bethel Park with her partner Maggie Ritchey. Myra’s son Matthew Kazanjian and his wife Julie, along with her son John Torbitt and his wife Debbie Christman Torbitt, reside in the Atlanta area. In addition, she was much loved by her nephew Glenn Baggley and his wife Dorothy of Sewickley. She was also beloved by her late sister Myra Wisby’s children Anita, Jane, Heather and Stephen and their families all living in Wales. Her sister Joan Harris and her husband Peter who lived in Canada also predeceased her. Kathleen was a member of the Whitesboro Presbyterian Church located at 1 Elm Street, Whitesboro, New York 13492. She was also remembered by members of the Concord Presbyterian Church in Carrick and The Sixth Presbyterian Church in Squirrel Hill. Memorial contributions may be made to a congregation of your choice. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Rd., Brentwood, 15227 on Monday from 6-8 pm and at Sixth Presbyterian Church, 1688 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 on Tuesday from 9:30 am until time of Service at 11 am, officiated by Dr. Vincent Kolb and Dr. Gail Riina Ferri.


Ruth M. (Schultz) Lamarca, age 90 on Friday July 3, 2015 of Carrick. Wife of the late Michael A. Lamarca. Beloved mother of Guy (Helenanne) Lamarca, Gregg (Nancy) Lamarca, Gordon Lamarca, Griffith (Michele) Lamarca, Gina (William) Thompson and the late Gayle Lamarca Glenn (Bettie) Lamarca and Gary Lamarca. Grandmother of Melissa, Heather, Antonio, Andrew, Nathan and Dawn. Great grandmother of eight. Sister of Robert Schultz and the late Audrey Cooper. No Visitations. A Memorial Service will be held at the Concord Presbyterian Church 1917 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210, Sunday July 12, 2015 at 12:30 PM. Ruth loved her family, cooking, volunteering and leaves a life time of memories. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the church (children's camper fund).


Nancy R. Miller,  Age 75, unexpectedly on Thursday, October 23, 2014, of Castle Shannon, formerly of Carrick. Beloved sister of Lois J. Maskew; loving aunt of Carrie R. (Mike) Piasecki; proud grand-aunt of  Chelsea, Allyson, Julie, and Michael; daughter of the late Ruth and Samuel E. Miller. Long-time member of Concord Presbyterian Church. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Sunday from 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Monday at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.


Jeanne L. (Treasure) Schoss, age 91 on Tuesday September 2, 2014 of Carrick. Wife of the late Raymond L. Schoss. Beloved mother of Michael (Robin) Schoss Grandmother of Anya (William) Schrier and Evan Schoss Aunt of Graham (Barbara ) Treasure of England, Helen, Cynthia and Jeffrey Schoss Friends received Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM. Jeanne was strong willed and independent and was a cancer survivor at 90. She came to America as war bride from England. An avid knitter, tea drinker and member of Concord Presbyterian Church, AARP, volunteered with Carrick Meals on Wheels and worked in the Women's Land Army during WW II and drove an ambulance during the war. In 2008, she received a special commendation from the British Government acknowledging her contribution to the war effort. Donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League 6620 Hamilton Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Send condolences to www.readshawfuneralhome.com


DOROTHY M. (DINNEEN) Dean,  Age 93, on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, of Baldwin Borough. Wife of the late Robert J. Dean, M.D. and Thomas J. Dinneen. Survived by her extended family. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, 15227 on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. where Funeral Services will be held on Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. If desired, family suggests contributions to Caring Hospice, 1910 Cochran Road, Suite 550, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.


Joanne K. (Howell) Simpson, age 76, of Carrick went peacefully surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer on Saturday June 28, 2014. Beloved wife of John A. Simpson. Mother of James R. Klein, Jenny (John) Winter and Jeremy Simpson. Grandmother of Sammi and Sydney Winter, Dylan, Justin and Abby Simpson. Sister of Margie (Fred) Yolton. Also survived by Nieces Susanne and Tanya. Joanne was an avid reader, loved quilting, cooking and has a strong faith in God. Friends received Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in the Concord Presbyterian Church 1907 Brownsville Road, Carrick. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Susan G. Komen 1133 South Braddock Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15218. Send condolences to www.readshawfuneralhome.com


Marie (Trevino) Quinn, age 95 on Friday May 16, 2014 formerly of Baldwin Boro. Wife of the late James S. Quinn. Beloved mother of Frances (Robert) Peach, Patricia (Frank) Kochenderfer. Grandmother of Sherry (Peter) Peach-Walker, David (Melissa) Peach and Katie Quinn Kochenderfer. Great Grandmother of Ryan & Evan Walker. Friends received Sunday 2:00 PM until time of Service at 4:00 PM in the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association 1100 Liberty Ave, Ste. E-201. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Send condolences to www.readshawfuneralhome.com


Gary A. LaMarca  Age 61, of Pantasma, Nicaragua (formerly of Pittsburgh), passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014. He had been ill and God called him to peace. Son of Ruth and the late Michael LaMarca; proud father of Melissa (LaMarca) Ferraro and son-in-law John Ferraro; loving Pap Pap of Felicia and Marco Ferraro; brother of the late Gayle LaMarca, Guy (Helenann) LaMarca, the late Glenn (Bettie) LaMarca, Gregg (Nancy) LaMarca, Gina (Bill) Thompson, Griff (Michelle) LaMarca, Gordon (Chris) LaMarca; and fun-loving uncle to Heather (Ryan) Caldwell, Tony (Elise) LaMarca, Nate McKnight and Andrew LaMarca. He leaves behind a large and loving family, his beloved, Linda Albano; and countless friends. Family, friends and fishing meant everything to him. He was buried according to his wishes in Pantasma (his home for nearly 2 years). His dear friend, Pete Johnson, and his many friends mourned the man they affectionately called "Coco Calvo" (bald coconut). Memorial donations may be sent to Sisters Place, 418 Mitchell Avenue, Clairton, PA 15025, www.sistersplace.org.


Dorothy Tretow was born on July 5, 1931 and passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Dorothy was a resident of Wintersville, Ohio at the time of her passing. She is survived by her husband Ernest. Services will be private at the request of the family.


Julia K. (Kryzalka) Waronsky, age 94, peacefully on Friday March 21, 2014 of Carrick. Wife of the late Frank T. Waronsky, Sr. Beloved mother of Frank T. (the late Carol) Waronsky, Jr., Dennis (Christy) Waronsky, Kristine (Jerry) Wade and Roy (Janet) Waronsky. Grandmother of Frank, III, Clint, Katy and David Waronsky, Nadine Diercksen and Daniel Wade. 5 Great Grandchildren. Sister of Stephen Kryzalka and the late Mary Korpa and John Kryzalka. A Religious Service will be held on Monday 11:00 AM at the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick. Interment St. Vladimir Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family request donations to Concord Presbyterian Church 1907 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 or Family Hospice and Palliative Care 55 Moffett St. Pittsburgh, PA 15243. Send condolences to www.readshawfuneralhome.com


Louis E. Fix, age 85, on Wednesday February 12, 2014 of Carrick Beloved husband of Helen (Chermak) Fix Father of Barbara (Jeffrey) Winters. Cherished Grandfather of Hailey Rose Winters Preceded in death by his twin brother George Fix Also survived by many loving family and friends. Friends received Saturday 6-8 PM and Sunday 12 Noon-3 PM and 6-8 PM at the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick, where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 11 AM. Lou retired after 34 years of service with the U S Post Office, was an avid bird lover and made over 700 birdhouses, a member of the Carrick-Brentwood American Legion Post # 725 and life member of the Concord Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Concord Presbyterian Church 1907 Brownsville Road Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Send condolences to www.readshawfuneralhome.com


Daniel Lee "Danny" Huddlestun 58, of East Liverpool, OH died Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Nentwick Convalescent Center following a brief illness. He was born in East Liverpool, OH on December 4, 1954, the son of the late Charles and Trecia "Pat" (Minor) Huddlestun.

Living his entire life in the area, Mr. Huddlestun worked as a Food Prep in the Food Service Industry. He graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1974 and belonged to the Order of DeMolay's. He attended Kent State University, Jefferson Tech, The Career Center and graduated from the Clark, Gilbert and Silverthorn School Cosmetology. He attended Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Surviving is his brother, Jeffrey Huddlestun and his wife, Shirley of East Liverpool, OH; two sisters, Janice Wilson and her husband, Darrell of Imperial, PA and Karen Dickey and her husband, Donald of East Liverpool, OH; six nieces and nephews, Nancy Stanny of Imperial, PA, Michelle Beck of Oakdale, PA, Dana Beaumont of Columbus, OH, Patrick Dickey of Stow, OH, Angel Orr of Morgantown, WV and Brian Huddlestun of East Liverpool, OH.

Besides his parents a nephew, Jeffrey R. Huddlestun preceded him in death.

Private Family Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, April 15, 2013 with his niece, Preacher Nancy K. Stanny of Concord Presbyterian Church in Carrick, PA, officiating.

Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM


Robert C. Rogers Age 91, Cpl in the Army Aircorp during WWII, on Wednesday April 3, 2013 of Baldwin Boro. Husband of the late Anna Mae (Ries) Rogers. Beloved father of Barry (Victoria) Rogers, Bonnie (Harold) Dodd and Dennis (Rosemarie) Rogers. Grandfather of Amy, Lisa, Justin, Megan, Meredith, Mark, Katelin and Rebecca. Great Grandfather of Brady, Logan, Mason, Ella and Lincoln. Friends received Thursday 2-8 PM at the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. Entombment Birmingham Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Baptist Homes or Concord Presbyterian Church. Send condolences to www.readshawfuneralhome.com


KLEBER SHIRLEY A.  Age 77, on Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Wife of the late Robert G. Kleber; loving mother of Joyce Tretow, Laura (Nick) Markowitz, Ernie (Karen) Tretow, Louise (Rich) Miller and David (Kelly) Kleber; loving grandmother of Michael, Kathleen, Rachel, Alex, Emily and Luke; sister of Judson Hamel, Jr., Carol Washabaugh, Judith Canipe; sister-in-law of Ruth DeWalt and Edna Kleber. Family would like to thank the visiting nurses and staff of Viaquest Hospice for their loving care. Friends will be received at the Concord Presbyterian Church 1907 Brownsville Road, Carrick, Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations sent to the Concord Presbyterian Church or to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Arrangements entrusted to READSHAW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick (412-882-3850)


Tammy Singer's Grandmother

Mary Lou Jacobs  Age 80
Nov 25, 1931 - May 14, 2012

Age 80, of Mount Oliver, on Monday, May 14, 2012;
Daughter of the late John (Jack) & Emma Sayers; Sister of the late Randee Mann, Anna Mae Lockhart and Norma Normandy: Wife of the late Richard Jacobs; Loving and
Devoted Mother of Bonnie Jacobs, John (Wendy) Jacobs, Roy (Marcie) Jacobs, William (Kathy) Jacobs, Janet (Harry) Bialecki, James (Sabine) Jacobs, Sharleen (David) 
Risinger, Shelley Jacobs,Margaret (Charles) Zulka and the late Susan Stewart; Cherished Grandmother of 27 Grandchildren; Adoring Great Grandmother of 21 Great
Grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly; Beloved Aunt of 12 nieces and nephews; Great Aunt of 13; Family and Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC. (412) 881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, Thursday from 6-9 p.m. A Christian memorial service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in Brentwood Presbyterian Church, 725 Brownsville Rd, Brentwood PA; EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 50 Moffett Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15243.
 


CAFARDI GERALD B.
On Saturday, October 15, 2011. Husband of the late Mary (Denardo) Cafardi; beloved father of Gerald M. (Lynda) Cafardi, Margaret L. (Bob Evich) Cafardi and David R. Cafardi; grandfather of Joshua, Anthony, Jonathan, Shawn and Kristy; great- grandfather of Isabella and Shawn, Jr.; brother of Antoinette Sciulli. Friends may call Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at O'BRIEN'S, 3724 California at Cooper Aves., N.S., where there will be a funeral service Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.


COLBERT VERNON LAURELL, SR.  Age 92, of Carrick, departed this life on Monday, September 26, 2011. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary A. Colbert, with whom he shared 55 years at their home in Carrick. He raised four children, Vernon (Judy) Colbert Jr., Barbara (Achilles) Vassilicos, Elizabeth (David) Beck and James (Maureen) Colbert; all of whom, along with his nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, will miss him greatly. He came to Pittsburgh on a paddle wheel steam boat and stayed to raise a loving family. Hunting, fishing, golfing and anything outdoors were his enjoyments, which he passed on to his children. Vernon was a long-time member of Concord Presbyterian Church and the Carrick Masonic Lodge. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412-881-4100 , 4201 Brownsville Rd., Brentwood 15227, Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Park.


DOROTHY E. (ALEXANDER) BRIGHT  Age 96, on Thursday, November 24, 2011, of Carrick. Wife of the late Francis J. (Barg) Bright; beloved mother of Bob (Donalee) Bright, Donna (Joe) Czarny and Sue (Rege) Evanov; cherished grandmother of Michelle, David, Tami, Becky, Amy, Jeff, Regis, Kirk and Holly; also survived by 12 great-grandchildren; sister of James Alexander, of Vestal, NY. Friends received Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the READSHAW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick, where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. Dorothy volunteered at the Carrick Meals on Wheels, worked the political polls, was an avid scrabble and 500 card player, and loved to crochet.
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GEORGE E, FIX  Age 83, veteran of the US Marines on Sunday, November 27, 2011, of Carrick. Husband of the late Margaret (Misites) Fix; companion of Josephine Whipkey; brother of Louis (Helen) Fix; uncle of Barbara (Jeffrey) Winters; great-uncle of Hailey Rose. Friends received Monday 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the READSHAW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick, where a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment South Side Cemetery. George was a member of the American Legion Post # 725.
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STEINER GEORGE A., SR.  Age 71, suddenly on Friday, June 18, 2010 of Baldwin Boro. Beloved husband of Carol (Schumm) Steiner. Father of Diane (John) Smith, Sharon (Shawn) Welsh and George A. (Catherine) Steiner, Jr. Devoted grandfather of Laura and Luke Smith, Jacob Welsh, Samantha and Gabrielle Steiner. Brother of John (Carole) Steiner and Lee (Cindy) Steiner. Friends received Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9pm at the READSHAW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1503 Brownsville Rd., Carrick. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11am in the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15210. (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.) George was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, friend and neighbor to many. George and Carol celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March. His family was very important to him and he especially loved to spend time with his grand- children. He graduated from Carrick High School in 1957, proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, and was an active member of Concord Presbyterian Church. George worked hard at his career as a Teamster Local 249 Truck Driver for Eazor Express and West Penn Laco. He also loved to collect and display model trains, enjoyed working in his yard, and relished the challenge of repairing anything. He was also an active member of the DANK German organization. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Concord Presbyterian Church Deacons food pantry, 1907 Brownsville Road, Pgh, PA 15210.



 
   
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