WILSON D. McCONNELL JR., 89, of Clinton, died Saturday morning, November 17, 2018, at Marian Manor, Greentree.
Born July 23, 1929, in Clinton, he was a son of the late Wilson D. Sr, and Beulah (Rhodabarger) McConnell.
Wilson had worked as a warehouse manager for Texaco, Coraopolis for 34 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Clinton United Presbyterian Church and the Masonic F&AM Lodge #669, Oakdale.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 66 years, Mary Lou (Naman) McConnell on February 18, 2017; two sons, Robert D. McConnell and Wilson D. McConnell III; a brother and sister-in-law, John R. and Marie A. McConnell; a sister and brother-in-law, Caretia (Pat) and Harry Lewis; and two brothers-in-law, Chester (Ted) Hoffman and Ron Doumont.
Surviving are his children and their spouses, James McConnell, Jack McConnell, Joy and Ray Messner, Darla and Barry (Moats) Messner, and Lisa and Lee McDowell; a special daughter-in-law Judy McConnell; a sister, Bonnie Doumont; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Rout 30, Clinton, Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is asked to meet at the Clinton United Presbyterian Church on Tuesday where his services will be held at 10 a.m.; his pastor, the Rev. Laura Strauss officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Clinton UP Church Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Clinton United Presbyterian Church.
EDITH LUELLA HUGHES, age 95, or Clinton (Hanover Township) passed away peacefully, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the West Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Moon Twp.
Born November 29, 1922 in Coraopolis, she was the daughter of James and Olive (Dailey) Morrow.
A homemaker, she was a member of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church of Aliquippa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clelly Hughes; a daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Jim Carson; a brother, Donny Morrow and a sister, Nancy Hughes.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Ken Bolind; brothers, James and Frank Morrow; sisters, Adamae Murin and Mary Lou Desmond; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., with her Pastor, Randall Clow of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church officiating. She will be laid to rest in Hopewell Hebron Cemetery.
JOSEPH L. ANDERSON, age 89, of Oakdale died on October 18, 2018. He was the son of the late Joseph L. and Lena (Hirshinger) Anderson.
Joe had worked as an operating engineer with Local #66.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth T. Anderson on November 5, 2007, and a stepdaughter, Donna Simeone.
Surviving is a daughter, Patricia Parish. He was the beloved stepfather of Dave Simeone, Darlene Lemchak, Michelle (Kim) Stolfer, and Francine Anderson; brother of Harry Anderson, Leona Little, Virginia McCoy, Virginia McGaffey, and Jean Rhodes; beloved grandfather of Dylan Lutz, Michael (Emily) Pozzi, Michael (Francee) Lemchak, David Lemchak, Sandra (Kevin) Molenda, and Michelle (John) Romanchak; also great-grandfather of seven, Paige and Gabriella Pozzi, Jessica and Matthew Molenda, Lauren and Ava Romanchak, and David Lemchak.
Friends will be received in the Moody Funeral Home, Rt. 30, Clinton, Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where prayers will be offered Tuesday at 9:15 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Church, Rt. 30, Imperial. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
Anna E. Adams, 92, passed away Tuesday morning, October 16, 2018.
All arrangements will be private.
THOMAS G. WOJTOWICZ SR., 66 of Burgettstown (Hanover Twp.) died unexpectedly on Wednesday afternoon, September 26, 2018, at his Burgettstown residence.
Born November 17, 1951, in Beaver Falls, he was a son of the late Joseph and Irene C. (Christian) Wojtowicz. Tom was Catholic by faith, and a retired horse jockey, having raced at Mountaineer Racetrack.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George F. Wojtowicz.
He was the beloved husband of Patricia E. (Pruden) Wojtowicz; father of Thomas G. Jr., and Davina Wojtowicz, Burgettstown; and brother of Joseph B. Wojtowicz Jr., Burgettstown.
Friends will be received for a memorial visitation Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton.
ELLA DEE McCULLOUGH, 82, of Imperial (Robinson Twp.), died peacefully Thursday evening, September 20, 2018, in the comfort of her home with family at her side.
Born April 26, 1936, in Clinton, a daughter of the late Paul G. and Irene (Holmes) Cain, she was a homemaker and a member of the Hebron Presbyterian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dale McCullough in 2002.
Beloved mother of Anita (Terry W.) Messner, Gary McCullough, Tim (Pauline) McCullough, and Brian McCullough; sister of Harold (Janis) Cain and Ida Bialowas; grandmother of five; and great-grandmother of one.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton, Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. where services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with her pastor, Lorrie Ghering-Burick, of the Hebron Presbyterian Church officiating.
She will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
Memorials in her name may be made to Hebron Presbyterian Church or Good Samaritan Hospice.
DANIEL G. HUFNAGEL, 78, of Clinton, PA. passed away Sunday evening, August 12, 2018, in the comfort of his home.
Son of the late Ernest and Jessie (Eaton) Hufnagel, Daniel was an U.S. Army Veteran with a generous heart. A need, even as a teen, to see to the care of many family and friends. From humble beginnings, he began building homes and rental properties. He then built Pittsburgh Bridge Rigging Company with the help of his pre-deceased sister-in-law, Evelyn Hufnagel.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Cherokee Sue; united in marriage in 1992; a daughter, Denise (John) Godich; a son, Josiah Hufnagel; step-daughters, Kathy King and Tamela Moore; stepsons, Michael Moore and Terry Moore; eleven grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ernest (Eleanor) Hufnagel; a sister, Janet (John) Latshaw; many nieces and nephews; and one very cherished niece, Beth MacLaughlin.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Catherine (McMahon) Hufnagel, and a cherished grandson, Christopher Guzma.
Per his request, there will be no visitation. Cremation services have been completed by Moody Funeral Home.
Special thanks for the caring of Daniel by the nurses of Kindred Care Hospice.
JAMES J. MICHELS SR., 77, of Clinton, died Tuesday morning, August 7, 2018, at his Clinton residence.
Born October 14, 1940, in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Vernon and Mary (Harrison) Michels. He worked as a manger with Local 23, working in different grocery stores, and was a member of St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Church, Imperial.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances (Mudge) Michels, on September 9, 2009; a son, James J. Michels Jr., on August 10, 2017, and a brother-in-law, William Dacoros.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra and John Kish, Clinton, and Joyce Coffman and her companion Rick Strayer, Florida; a daughter-in-law, Wendy Michels, McClellandtown; a brother and sister-in-law, Raymond (Connie) Michels, Texas; a sister, Margaret Dacoros, Brookline; three grandchildren, Laura, Karen, and Duncan, and four great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton, where a blessing service will be held at 6 p.m. with Father Paul Merkovsky, of St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Church, Imperial, officiating. An additional visitation will follow until 8 p.m.
Cremation will take place and burial will follow.
KALMAN C. “K.C.” Price of Clinton, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 23, 2018.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Karen R. (Edwards) Price on February 5, 2016.
He was the beloved father of Melissa “Missy” and Wayne Price Colteryahn, and Karen “Kerry” and Stanley Price Harmon; and brother of Barbara and her husband Bob Hunt. Also surviving are a sister-in-law Sandy Edwards and her late husband Wayne, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Kenneth and Judy Edwards, and sister-in-law Bobbie Price and her late husband Sam. Also surviving are four cherished grandchildren, Alexandria “Alex” Colteryahn, Zack Barravecchio, Kacie Colteryahn and fiancé Bryce Gerboc, Kyria McCullough, and Joshua Easterday; and one great-granddaughter, Teagan McCullough. He was also predeceased by his parents Kalman C. and Dorothy (Ozanic) Price, and in-laws, Kenneth and Ruth Edwards.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton, Thursday 4-8 p.m. where prayers will be offered Friday at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Church, Imperial. Interment with military honors will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
KELLY M. TROSKY, 31, of Beaver Falls (Patterson Twp.) died unexpectedly Saturday evening, July 14, 2018, in UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Born June 1, 1987, in Clinton, she was the beloved daughter of Robert Bradford Gregory of Buckhannon, W. Va., and the late Penny (Reed) Gregory. A homemaker, Kelly had worked as a waitress at Janoski’s Restaurant and Eat’n Park in Moon and Robinson townships. She also volunteered as a cheerleader coach for Hopewell schools.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Joshua S. Trosky; her beloved children, Shyanne, Alexis, and Logan Trosky; a sister, Adrian Gregory, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton. Services will be private. Cremation will take place with entombment at the Hopewell Hebron Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.