Rose M. Yerace

Yerace

Rose M. (Sennec) Yerace age 97 of Monroeville passed away on Saturday December 20, 2014 in the Forbes Regional Hospital Monroeville.  Rose was born on July 28, 1917 in Chalfant the daughter of the late Conrad and Marie (Ungerman) Sennec.  Rose was an avid bowler and enjoyed watching baseball especially the Pirates.  Rose was preceded in death by her husband Guy F. Yerace in 2000 and her two brothers Joseph and Emil Sennec.  Rose is survived by her children Guy A. Yerace of Monroeville, Mary Brown (George) of Trafford and Geraldine Powell (Merle) of Pleasant Unity; 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 9:30 AM until 12 Noon in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th Street (Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. A blessing service will follow visitation at 12 Noon in the funeral home with Fr. David Nazimek officiating. Interment will follow in the Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville. www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

 

Betty J. Casario

B. CasarioBetty J. (Caesar) Casario age 89 of Jeannette passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Excela Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  Betty was born on December 7, 1925 in Jeannette, the daughter of the late Joseph and Genevieve (Reitz) Caesar.  Betty was a member of the Ascension Church Jeannette, and was also a volunteer for their Italian Festival and Spaghetti Dinners for many years.  She was a graduate of Jeannette HS Class of 1944.  She loved playing cards and was a charter member of the 500 Card Club for over 60 years as well as playing with her Pinochle Club.  Betty was also a wonderful cook and baker who made delicious pies enjoyed by all.  Betty was preceded in death by her husband Michael J. Casario in 2012 and her daughter Patricia A. Gibson.  Betty is survived by her son John Casario (Sharon) and her son-in-law Robert Gibson both of Jeannette; her grandchildren Matthew and Travis Gibson and Paige Casario; her siblings Dorothy Vitolo (Paul) and Joseph Caesar (Lucille); her sister and brother-in-law Dolores and Joseph J. Pacelli of Jeannette and her sister-in-law Bonnie Dobrinick of Trafford and close friends Paul and Dora Gaudi and special friend and neighbor Valetta Bradosky all of Jeannette.  Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 2-6 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372- 3111.  Parting prayers will be at 9:15AM Monday in the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 10:00 AM in the Ascension Church Jeannette with Fr. Paul Lisik as celebrant.  Entombment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum, Delmont.  www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

Robert M. King

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Robert M. King age 50 of Delmont passed away on Monday December 15, 2014 in his home.  Robert was born in Braddock the son of Donna (Zablocki) Pace of Munhall and the late George King.  Robert was a self-employed contractor by trade.  He loved fishing in the Monongahela River, watching Steeler Games, eating Triangle Bar Subs and a good Vinnie Pie and was a big supporter of the Penn-Trafford High School Football Program where his son played.   In addition to his father Robert was preceded in death by his step-father Artie Pace.  Along with his mother he is survived by his children Katie Gavin (Larry) and their daughter Terrah Rae of Level Green, Jon King (Samantha) of Trafford and Jordan King of Level Green; his two brothers Tom King of Pittsburgh and George King (Gwyn) of Dumas TX and a sister Carol King of Munhall.   Family and friends will be received from 2-8 PM on Thursday in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford (412)372-3111.  Funeral services will follow visitation at 8PM in the funeral home.  Interment is private.   www.dobrinickfhinc.com

 

Mary E. Kintigh

Mary E. Kintigh age 88 of Trafford passed away on Monday December 15, 2014 in her home.  Mary was born on December 20, 1925 in Chicora the daughter of the late Rev. Herman and Mabel (Deuer) Flick.  Mary was a member of the St. Mark Lutheran Church in Trafford.  She was preceded in death by her husband Milton F. Kintigh in 2010 and two brothers George and Paul Flick.  Mary is survived by her children Bill Kintigh of Warrington PA and Edna Morris (David) of Scott Twp.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 6-8 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111.  Funeral services will be held at 10AM Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Robert J. Marks officiating.  Interment will follow in the Allegheny County Memorial Park, Allison Park.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Western Westmoreland County Faith in Action, 2001 Municipal Court, Harrison City PA 15636.   www.dobrinickfhinc.com. 

John J. “Jack” Rose

Rose 2John J. “Jack” Rose age 89 of Penn Twp. passed away on Saturday December 6, 2014 in the Weatherwood Manor Greensburg.  Jack was born on June 11, 1925 in Cresson the son of the late John W. and Elizabeth (Rocus) Rose.  Jack was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Navy.  He served in the American, European and Pacific Theaters and was awarded the European, Pacific and American Theater Ribbon and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and Victory Medal.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #174 in Gallitzin for 70 years.  He retired from Elliot Co. in Jeannette after 36 years of service and was a member of the St. Regis Church in Trafford.  Jack was preceded in death by his wife Margie (Risbon) Rose in 2010 and his two grandsons Jonathan Sabol and Stephen Rennekamp.  Jack is survived by his two daughters Elizabeth “Betty” Rennekamp (Steve) of Murrysville and Margery “Margie” Sabol (Donny) of Greensburg; his grandchildren Donnie Darragh (Chrissy), Jennifer Layton (William), Bethany Klosky (Justin) and his deceased grandson’s wife Darcy Sabol and; his 12 great-grandchildren Stephen, Tanner, Cole, Ellie, Alison, Paige, Paul, Elias, Connor, Morgan, Willow Rose and Finley and his brother Paul R. Rose of Beaver Falls.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372- 3111.  Parting prayers will be at 9AM Wednesday in the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 AM in the St. Regis Church with Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant.  Interment with military honors will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Twp.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in memory of his grandson Stephen Rennekamp to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 960 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15222.  www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

Tina Rebich

1Tina Rebich, 78, of Trafford, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in the Forbes Regional Hospital Monroeville. Tina was born June 17, 1936, in Crucible, a daughter of the late Mellos (Miljus) and Anna (Evosevich) Krewasky. Tina was a member of the St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, Monroeville. She was a member of the church board serving as vice-president, an officer of the St. Nicholas Jr. Tamburitzans, a Sunday School teacher and a member of St. Petka Kolo. Tina retired as an assistant with the district magistrate in Harrison City with more than 30 years of service. She also was a 1954 graduate of the Cumberland Township High School and a National Honor Society Member. Tina is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dushan “Dan” Rebich; her two sons, Daniel (Laurie) Rebich, of New Freedom, and David (Ruthann) Rebich, of Ashburn, Va.; her four grandchildren, Alexander, Adam, Elizabeth and Peter Rebich; her brother, Milos Krewasky (longtime friend, Josephine Gresko), of Carmichaels; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 702 7th St. (State Route 130), Trafford, 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, followed by funeral services at 1 p.m. in St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, with Father DC Malich officiating. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery North Versailles. Pomen services will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, 2110 Haymaker Road, Monroeville, PA 15146. www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

Kathleen Marie “Kathy” Petrovich

Kathleen Marie “Kathy” Petrovich age 71 of White Oak passed away on Wednesday December 3, 2014 in her home.  Kathy was born on January 5, 1943 in Versailles Borough the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Vabich) Horvatincic. Kathy was the adored, loving and faithful wife and companion of Daniel N. Petrovich for over 46 years.  She is also survived by her siblings Louise Clevenger (the late Eugene) of Philadelphia, Florence Penick (the late Al) of Sutersville, Steve Horvatincic (Margaret) of Sherwood AR, Dr. James V. Horvatincic, DOC (Sandy) of White Oak; her sister-in-law Ida Horvatincic of Philadelphia (oldest brother John (Horvat) Horvatincic deceased) and numerous nieces and nephews. Kathy was preceded in death by her.  Kathy was a member of the St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church Monroeville and served on the Outreach Committee since the committee’s origination; she was a 1960 graduate of McKeesport HS and worked after high school in the former GC Murphy Co in McKeesport. She then worked for US Steel Clairton Works.  Kathy was a life member of the CFU Lodge 146 of Versailles and a dancing member of Chi Chi’s Kola Dancing Group for many years.  Kathy and Dan were the true essence of “love” between a husband and wife and will be greatly missed. Family and friends will be received on Saturday from 5-8 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111. Parting prayers will be held at 10:15 AM in the funeral home followed by funeral services at 11AM on Monday in the St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church Monroeville with the Rev. Fr. DC Malich officiating. Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, N. Versailles. Pomen services will be on Sunday at 8PM in the funeral home.   www.dobrinickfhinc.com. 

Ruth C. Battenhouse

BattenhouseRuth (Coates) Battenhouse, 93, of Level Green, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. She was the daughter of Thomas R. and Bess Beveridge Coates. She was past matron of Braddock’s Field Chapter No. 75, Scottish Rite Women’s Club of Pittsburgh, Daughters of the Nile No. 48, member of Pittsburgh Glass Club, and the Organ Society of Pittsburgh. She was also a member of the Community United Methodist Church of Harrison City and the Murrysville Garden Club. She was a past mother advisor of Level Green Assembly No. 125, Order of the Rainbow for Girls. She had many years of community service, including volunteering at the Level Green Presbyterian Church, the VA hospital of Pittsburgh, Friends Thrift Store, and Meals on Wheels. She was preceded in death by John M. Battenhouse, her husband of 57 years, in 2001. She is survived by two sons, Jack W. (Sharon), of Level Green, and Thomas R. (Shelby), of Anderson, S.C.; four grandchildren, Thomas (Carrie) Battenhouse, of Stow, Ohio, Jennifer (Christian) Stoecklein, of South Fayette, Janet Battenhouse, of Level Green, and Holly (Brian) Tillman, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and seven great-grandchildren, Margaret, Sophia, Eric and Jason Battenhouse, and Elizabeth, Caroline and Stephanie Stoecklein. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 702 Seventh Street (Rt. 130), Trafford, 412-372-3111. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor John Simpson officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

Carmen R. Grande

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Carmen R. “Millie” Grande, 94, of Trafford died Saturday, November 22, 2014. He was the son of Pasquale and Theresa Rosella Grande. He was a WWII Army Air Corps veteran as well as an usher and a member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Regis Catholic Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Helen August Grande, and his brothers Dominic, Anthony, Joseph, and Francis Grande. He is survived by his children, Gary Grande, Karen (Tom) Mercalde, Theresa (Jim) McCarron, Susan (Michael) Oriolo, Liz (Bob) Thompson, and Rich (Sierra) Grande; A sister, Gloria Drost; and six grandchildren, Brandon and Megan McCarron, Nicole and Natalie Thompson, Nathan Sneith and Steven Grande. The family would like to thank the staff at Heartland Home Care and Hospice for their exceptional care. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th Street (Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be 9 AM Wednesday in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 9:30 AM in the St. Regis Catholic Church with Fr. David Nazimek officiating. Interment will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville. Contributions can be made to the St. Regis Church Development Fund, 517 Homewood Ave. Trafford, PA 15085. www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

Mildred L. “Peg” Whitfield

WhitfieldMargaret L. “Peg” Whitfield age 90 of Trafford passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Manor Care of Monroeville.  Peg was born on July 9, 1924 in Braddock the daughter of the late Albert and Blanche (Fix) Hensel.  Peg was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church Trafford, the Eastern Star, an avid bingo and Pnuckle player and loved to do puzzles.  Peg was called Grandma Bubbles by her great-grandchildren.  In addition to her parents Peg was preceded in death by her first husband Regis Walter and her second husband Charles Whitfield; her brother Richard Hensel and two sisters Nonie House and Martha Argall.  Peg is survived by her children David Regis Walter of Cranberry, Betsy Wasko (Joe) of Penn Twp., Bill Walter (Cheryl) of N. Huntingdon and Peggy Whitfield of Level Green; her six grandchildren Chrissy Tilles, David and Michael Walter, Michelle Hill, Karl Walter and Nancy Cox; 8 great-grandchildren and her sister Blanche Seiple of Monroeville. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 10AM until the time of the service at 12 Noon in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111 with Pastor Justin Judy officiating.  Interment will follow in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, N. Huntingdon.    www.dobrinickfhinc.com.