CAROL J. THOMAS, 74, of Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.) died Tuesday evening, October 27, 2020 at Cambridge Point, Beaver.
Born June 27, 1946, in Crafton, a daughter of the late Thomas C. Sr. and Laura June (May) Hughes. She was a homemaker, and a devoted member of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Aliquippa, where she spent many hours volunteering in the childcare program.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman H. Thomas, February 20, 2018. They were married for 51 years at the time of his passing. She was also predeceased by a brother, Thomas C. Hughes Jr., and a brother-in-law, George Thomas, II.
Surviving are her sons, Mark W. and Lori Thomas, Imperial, and Michael S. Thomas, Aliquippa; her siblings, Kenneth R. and Debbie Hughes, Clinton; William C. and Pat Hughes, Aliquippa; Keith L. and Kathy Hughes, Clinton; Dewayne E. Hughes, Clinton; and Leah A. and Skip Clydesdale, Clinton; and a sister-in-law, Barb Hughes, Clinton. Her cherished grandchildren are Lindsay, Hannah, Cassidy, and Dane.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton, on Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Her service will be conducted Monday, November 2, at 11 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, 846 Route 18, Aliquippa. PA. 15001, with her pastor, the Rev. Richard Herbster. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. She will be laid to rest privately in the Clinton UP Church Cemetery.
Due to Covid-19 CDC guidelines, the family ask visits be brief, masks be worn, and practice social distancing.
LYNN GUYAUX, JR., 89, of Hanover Township, died early Sunday morning, August 30, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lynn Guyaux, Sr., mother, Ellen (Gorski) Guyaux; two brothers, John and Rick Guyaux; and four sisters, Jean Lilly, Catherine Batista, Ida Druga, and Virginia Boocks.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice Joanne (Ponticel) Guyaux, and three children and their spouses; Lynn Guyaux III (Janice) of Beaver, PA., Vickie Lynn (Clifford) Crighton of Georgetown, PA., and Lee Richard Guyaux (Laura) of Center Township, PA.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the funeral services for Mr. Guyaux, Jr., will be private. He will be buried in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery, Imperial, PA.
DOROTHY J. HERROLD, age 89, of Clinton, PA., (Findlay Township) died quietly Monday afternoon, August 17, 2020 in the comfort of her home with family at her side.
Born October 9, 1930, in Imperial, PA., she was a daughter of the late John R. Sr., and Lena (Ehle) Lee.
She was the wife of the late Raymond E. Herrold; dearest mother of Richard (Chris) Herrold, Ken (Mary) Herrold, and Debra (Dave) Roman; sister of Ronald (Carol) Lee and Virginia Selinsky, and the late Robert Lee, John Lee Jr., and Carrie Masters; grandmother of four, step-grandmother of two, great-grandmother of three.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions the family has chosen immediate cremation with no services planned.
Her remains, and the remains of her late husband will be interred in the Clinton U.P. Church Cemetery.
Tina R. (McCullough) Dopudja, age 55, of Robinson Township, PA, passed away suddenly in her home on August 13, 2020.
She was born in Bainbridge, GA, on August 28, 1964. Tina worked in accounting for many years. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Michael, of Chester, WV. and her beloved mother, Gloria McCullough of Clinton, PA; sisters Donna Messner of Aliquippa, PA., Kay (Ken) Craig of Clinton, PA., Kristie (Dave) Horner of Hookstown, PA.; brothers Charles (Georgiana) Whittaker of Donalsonville, GA., Frank McCullough of Chester, WV., Bear (Hallie) McCullough of Hookstown, PA., and Neal (Nathania) McCullough of Moon Township, PA.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harold “Tuffy” McCullough; a sister, Sheila Lane, and two brothers, Bunky Whittaker and Randy Whittaker.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, a private visitation and service will be held on Tuesday August 18, 2020. She will be laid to rest at Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery in Imperial, PA.
Tina had a deep fondness for animals, especially dogs. The family has suggested that memorial contributions can be made to Animal Friends or ASPCA. Or, if preferred, flowers can be sent to Moody Funeral Home, Clinton, PA.
MARIAN Z. LEAKE, Age 96 (March 24, 1924 – August 3, 2020) in Moon Township, PA. Beloved wife of the late Max W. Leake, Sr.
Marian will be lovingly remembered by her children, Darlene Ashley, Max Jr. (Kathy), and Lynne (Rich); grandchildren, Jonathan (Veronica) and Ben; and great-grandchildren Genevieve and Natalie, as well as numerous relatives and friends.
She is survived by her sister Anita McKain. She was preceded in death by her sister Victoria Schugg, and brother Sonny Muniz.
Marian was an inspiration to all, a force to be reckoned with, feisty, fun, a great-cook. She was a wonderful hostess to all the parties they threw, loved to play cards, and she absolutely loved to dance.
Through her many years, Marian had a wide range of jobs. She pumped gas, greased cars and changed tires for Gulf Oil. She was a certified welder during WWII for the LST’s at American Bridge Company. She was a bartender, then waitressing at some of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants and hotels. But the job she was best at was being a Mom!
At Marian’s’ request, no service will be held. She will have a private burial at Jefferson Memorial Cemetery.
If you would like to honor Marian in some way, she would have appreciated a donation being made to either Animal Friends or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
RITA MARIE GEIER, 95, of Allison Park, formerly of Clinton, PA. in Findlay Township, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020.
She was born in Pittsburgh on May 19, 1925. She was the daughter of Lawrence and Marie (Stang) Weidner. She was the wife of the late William F. Geier who passed away on March 8, 2005.
She is survived by her sons, David (Karen) Geier of Fairview, WV, and Lawrence (Cheryl) Geier of Marshall Twp., PA., and a daughter Rita L. Geier of O’Brien, OR.; two grandchildren, Clifford Geier of Greensburg, PA. and Jonathan Geier of Marshall Township, PA.; and one great-grandson, William D. Geier of Greensburg.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, William T. Geier, her daughter-in-law, Betty Geier and her son-in-law, Keith Oliver.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, a private memorial service will be planned for a later date. She will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA.
Rita loved spending time with her family and her many friends at the Findlay Township Senior Citizens Group. The family has suggested that memorial contributions can be made, if desired, in Rita’s memory to Findlay Township, c/o Stephanie Strain, 1271 Route 30, PO Box W, Clinton, PA 15026.
LARRY D. WILSON, SR., 75, of Bulger, died Monday evening, May 4, 2020 at the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Born, February 1, 1945 in Clinton, he was a son of the late James and Olive (McCullough) Wilson.
Larry had worked as a mail carrier for the US Postal Service and was a veteran of the National Guard.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Deanna C. (Barnabi) Wilson, his children, Larry D. Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Hopewell Twp., Carla and her husband Howard Fugitt of Bulger, and Clinton and Jennifer Wilson of Moon Twp.. He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law Russell and Sherry Wilson of Bulger; sisters Nancy and her late husband Frank Wutter, and Marion and her late husband Cary Thomas. He is the grandfather of 4, and great grandfather of 1.
Due to the current Covid19 pandemic, the family will have a private viewing and service with the Rev. Dr. Cindy McClung officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery, Imperial. PA.
HARRY T. BUXTON, Jr., 72, of Clinton (Hanover Twp.) died Tuesday afternoon, April 14, 2020, at Caring Heights, Coraopolis.
Born July 23, 1947, in Sewickley, he was the last remaining son born to the late Harry T., Sr., and Marjorie D. (Hughes) Buxton.
Harry worked for KMart as a floor manager.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Michael Buxton. Surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Due to current conditions, the family will have a private viewing and service officiated by the Rev. Ted Chapman of the Clinton Wesleyan Church. He will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery beside his parents.
Memorials in his name can be made to one’s favorite charity.
SUSAN DIANE KIMBALL, 55, died Thursday, April 2, 2020 in her home.
With sad and heavy hearts, we the family of Karen Jean Cain, 48, announce her sudden passing on March 20, 2020 at her Clinton residence.
She was a beloved daughter of the late Marvin and Marlene (Daugherty) Cain; dearest companion of Jim Davidson; cherished sister of Deb Wilson, Carl Cain, and Clint (Kelly) Cain. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and her fur baby, Molly.
Knowing her caring heart and with the pandemic concerns, with the health and safety of family and friends in mind, her family has chosen cremation. Her ashes will be placed on her beloved mother’s grave at the Clinton U.P. Church Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.