Atanas "Tony" Pavlov

March 22, 2016 |

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Atanas "Tony" Pavlov, 64, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 21, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Maria Pavlov for 38 years. In addition to his loving wife he leaves his daughters of whom he was extremely proud, Fani Jenkins, her husband Jason, and their daughter Emma, whom he adored, all of Boulder, CO, and Vivian Pavlov-Schultz and her husband Scott, of North Huntingdon.

 
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Phillip Lee Compton

March 22, 2016 |

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Phillip Lee Compton, age 44, of Trafford, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 21, 2016. He was born April 29, 1971 in Pittsburgh, a son of Carla (Naccarrati) Compton of Monroeville and the late Kenneth L. Compton. He was the owner of Compton’s Construction Company in Trafford for the last 15 years. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his Fiancé of over 12 years Christine Heider; children Olivia Heider and Phillip T. Compton; sister Melissa Compton of Monroeville; and brother Kenneth L. Compton of Monroeville.

 
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Dale R. Simon

March 20, 2016 |

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Dale R. Simon, 56, of North Huntingdon, died at home March 15, 2016. He was born February 1, 1960 in Jeannette, a son of the late S. Ray and Grace (Richards) Simon. Dale was a 1978 graduate of Norwin High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State University and was a journeyman machinist. Dale was a member of L.O.O.M., Lodge 236, Irwin, and enjoyed classic cars, golf, and music. He is survived by siblings, Terri Simon of Forest Hills, Keith Simon and his wife Terry of Gold River, CA, and Valarie L. Drutch and her husband Mark of Murrysville; also his twin nieces Joan and Monica Drutch and many friends.

 
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Arthur J. Nicolette

March 20, 2016 |

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Arthur J. Nicolette, 93 of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday March 16, 2016. He was born August 22, 1922 in North Huntingdon, a son of the late Jack and Mary (Chicanello) Nicolette and was also preceded in death by his first wife, Gertrude (Murphy) Nicolette, a son Lawrence Nicolette, a daughter Sheryl Bonnett, and siblings, Margaret, Dan, Clarence, and Ray Nicolette. He retired after thirty six years’ service with A & M Foodland, Irwin. Arthur was a WWII veteran serving with the Army in the European Theatre of Operations and participated in the Battle of the Bulge as a Sergeant with the 82nd Airborne paratroopers.

 
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Robert “Bob” C. McDade

March 20, 2016 |

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Robert “Bob” C. McDade, age 80, passed away Thursday March 17, 2016. He was born March 28, 1935 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Charles and Marion (Deuel) McDade. He was a long time member of the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin where he served as an elder and was known as the handyman. He was a former trustee of the First Presbyterian Church in Edgewood and was passionate about the Boy Scouts where he was an Eagle Scout. He and his wife enjoyed bicycling and participating in the Western PA Wheelmen Bike Club.

 
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Lillian V. (Anderson) Rain

March 17, 2016 |

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Lillian V. (Anderson) Rain, age 91, of North Irwin, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. She was born January 7, 1925 in North Irwin, a daughter of the late Albert and Emma (Magnason) Anderson. She was a member of the Norwin Church of the Nazarene in Circleville for over 50 years. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 49 years Russell Rain; daughter Judith A. Luffy; granddaughter Misty L. Gasparovic; brothers Herbert, Lawrence, Roy, Russell and Arnold Anderson; and sister Mildred Sherbondy.

 
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Grace Jane (Rankin) Vranich McDonald

March 15, 2016 |

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Grace Jane (Rankin) Vranich McDonald, 89, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday March 12, 2016, in Lake Worth, FL. She was born November 8, 1926 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Paul R. and Grace (Johnston) Rankin and was also preceded in death by her first husband, Marko Vranich, her siblings, June Truxell, Paul L. and William Rankin, Ida Steffler, Lois Bargiel, and Kathleen Moore; grandchildren, Joshua Vranich and Amy Zecchini; and her daughter in law Shelly Vranich.

 
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Kathleen T. (Schmittlein) Brown

March 13, 2016 |

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Kathleen T. (Schmittlein) Brown, 53, of Herminie, died at home, Thursday March 10, 2016. She was born March 12, 1962 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Theresa (Mancine) Schmittlein of Latrobe and the late Raymond Schmittlein. She was an employee of Hillview Motors, Greensburg.

 
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Michael J. Stepanik

March 07, 2016 |

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Michael J. Stepanik, 75, of North Huntingdon, died at home Sunday March 6, 2016. He was born August 12, 1940 in Jeannette, a son of the late Michael and Natalie (Senchyshyn) Stepanik. He was the owner of Servi-Sel Inc., Bethel Park and an Elder of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin.

 
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Katherine Ann (Lowry) Swope

March 06, 2016 |

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Katherine Ann (Lowry) Swope, 94 of North Huntingdon was called home on Thursday March 3, 2016. Kate led a full and fun life. She loved belting her alto parts with her Sweet Adelines and being with her special friends "The Turtlelettes". Being an excellent seamstress, Kate made many of their performance costumes. She also loved to crochet, making cute outfits for babies all over Pittsburgh. Kate loved to travel spending summers in Stone Harbor, performing with her Sweet Adelines in London, and living in places such as Northern Michigan and Mexico on the Sea of Cortez. Kate was known for being witty, patriotic, having a 10 cent novel stash, and being an avid fan of her Pittsburgh sports teams.

 
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Nicholas “Hud” D’ Orazio Jr.

March 05, 2016 |

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Nicholas “Hud” D’ Orazio Jr., 72, of Irwin, died March 3, 2016 with his family by his side. He was born February 9, 1944 in Greensburg, a son of the late Nick Sr. and Jean (Manno) D’ Orazio. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Luigi and Carmella (Penella) Manno; paternal grandparents Ferdinando and Lucia (DiMartino) D’ Orazio, several aunts and uncles, and in-laws Vince and Jewel Haas.

 
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John “Jay” C. Resetar

March 04, 2016 |

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John “Jay” C. Resetar, 71, of North Irwin, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 3, 2016. He was born June 8, 1944 in Greensburg, a son of the late John and Florence (Weaver) Resetar. He was a member of the 1963 Norwin Hall of Fame Basketball team that was the WPIAL Champions. He was a well-respected proprietor for over 40 years for Amoco and was an active security guard for the West Mifflin School District and formerly for Franklin Regional School District.

 
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James C. Armbrust

March 04, 2016 |

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James C. Armbrust, 80, of Irwin died at home Thursday, March 3, 2016. He was born February 17, 1936 in Greensburg, a son of the late Cloyd and Grace (Kettering) Armbrust. He graduated from Hurst High School and was a sergeant in the Marines before his employment with Westinghouse. He enjoyed hunting and competitive shooting. He attended Norwin Christian Church. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and Irwin Sportsmen’s Association, and belonged to various other 2nd Amendment organizations.

 
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Elizabeth C. Shaw Snyder

March 02, 2016 |

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Elizabeth C. Shaw Snyder, 89, of North Huntingdon, died at home Tuesday March 1, 2016 surrounded by family. She was born May 10, 1926 in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Robert F. and Elizabeth C. (Harper) Shaw. A graduate of Norwin High School, Class of 1944, she attended Columbia School of Nursing before marrying her late husband William N. Snyder Jr. and raising her family. S

 
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Genevieve L. “Mum” Scherff

March 01, 2016 |

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Genevieve L. “Mum” Scherff, 85, of North Huntingdon, died at home Monday February 29, 2016. She was born October 7, 1930 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Courtland H. and Genevieve (Ackermann) Langworthy and was also preceded in death by a sister Mary McCutcheon. She was a life member of Circleville Volunteer Fire Department, and the North Huntingdon Township Canteen, and was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star.

 
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