ESTHER K. MULTUNAS, 89, of Oakdale (North Fayette Twp) passed peacefully Wednesday afternoon, November 22, 2023 with her family at her side at Bridgeville Rehabilitation and Care Center. Born June 10, 1934 in Tyre, PA., she was a daughter of the late Dominick and Mary (Francia) Melchiorre.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Joseph P. Multunas. She is the beloved mother of Kim and her husband Jeff Buffington, and the late Joseph R. Multunas. Sister of Rose Growden and Yolanda Davis. Grandmother of 5, great-grandmother of 10, and great-great-grandmother of 1.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 on Monday, November 27th from 10 am until time of her blessing service at 11 am. Interment will be at a later date in the St. Columbkille Parish Cemetery.
JOSEPH S. RYBACKI, JR. passed away November 2, 2023 at Moon Township Rehab and Wellness Center, at the age of 90.
Born to an immigrant coal miner and his American wife, he was a hardworking, thrifty, private man. He could make things out of parts and pieces. “Skeets” was a veteran of the Korean War and is now with his wife, Sylvia, and his best friends and brothers, Carl (“Rabbits”) and Bob, and many beloved cats, sheep, goats, and Daisy the deer.
He leaves behind his children: CindyAnn Mortimer, Geriann Rybacki and Guy Joe (Joy) Rybacki; grandkids: Crystal (Matt Nelson) Mortimer, Natalie (Jason) Crooks, and Carissa Roy; great grandkids: Gabriel Shope, Jayson Crooks, and Cassidy Crooks; along with his many rescued cats, neighborhood turkeys and deer, plus the occasional skunk. He was a friend to every critter that walked through our yard. May he rest in peace and sunlight.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 on Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 2 until 6 pm. There will be no service, and interment will be private in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
JANET R. McCULLOUGH, 77, of Clinton (Hanover Twp.) passed peacefully in the comfort of her son’s home on Thursday evening, September 14, 2023. Born February 3, 1946 in Sewickley, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Crawford) Shaffer. Janet had worked as a customer service representative at Armstrong Phone Company for 39 years.
In addition to her parents, she was pre-deceased by her husband, Donald E. McCullough in 1995, and two sisters; Mildred Demasso and Ruby Svenningsen. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Tammy McCullough, and granddaughters; Sunshine and Samantha.
There were no visitations or services held. Her remains will be buried next to her husband in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery. Professional services provided by the Moody Funeral Home, Clinton, PA.
CHESTER HUGHES, 92, of Clinton, passed Thursday morning, July 27, 2023 at St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born July 12, 1931 in Clinton, he was a son of the late Fieldy and Florence (Gray) Hughes. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the local UMWA.
Beloved husband of Evelyn E. (Drugmand) Hughes; dear father of Linda and Frank Weible, and Brenda and Ron Huart; brother of Darlene Jackson and Barbara Hughes. Grandfather of 6; Frankie Weible, Lorrie Holdsworth, Jason Weible, Sharon Palas, Erik Huart, and Lacey Gallupe. Great grandfather of 3; Ava Weible, Nova Huart, and Maylah Huart.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 on Sunday July 30th from 2-4 and 6-8 where his service will be held Monday at 11 am. The Rev. Ted Chapman of the Clinton Wesleyan Church officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
WILSON J. HEIDLER, 41, of Hankey Farms (N. Fayette) died unexpectedly on Friday morning, July 7, 2023. He was born December 14, 1981 in Weirton, WV. He is the beloved son of Lois M. (Gettinger) Heidler and the late Wilson H. Heidler. Wilson had worked as a heavy equipment operator with operating engineers Local #66.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sisters and their husbands; Amy and Ben Mehlmauer and Patty and Bill Morrow; his nieces and nephews, Samantha and Dylan Gaughan, William Morrow, Dalton Mehlmauer, and Cody Mehlmauer; a special friend, Mike Englert & Jody and their son, Myles; and Mike’s parents, Michael and Cathy Englert.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 from 4 till 8 pm. Services will be private and he will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
Memorials in his name can be made to the Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa, PA 15001, or the American Cancer Society.
ULYSSES G. CHAMBERS, SR., 90, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.) passed Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2023 in the comfort of his home.
Born February 19, 1933 in St. Paul, Minnesota, he was a son of the late Ulysses G. and Shakita (Lonewolf) Chambers. Ulysses had worked as an aircraft technician, retiring from US Airways after 42 years. A veteran of the US Army, and a retired member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers of Potomic Air Lodge #1976 in Coraopolis, PA.
Surviving is his wife, Sylvia E. (Morton) Chambers. His children are Ulysses G. Chambers III and Kim Arce. Grandfather of 5 and great-grandfather of 1. There are no services planned, and the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 are handling the arrangements.
LESLIE D. DANIELS, 97, of Clinton, passed Tuesday evening, June 20, 2023 at the AHN Wexford Hospital.
Born August 1, 1925 in Junior, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Wesley C. and Winnie D. (Simons) Daniels. Leslie had worked as a steel worker, was a veteran of WWII serving as a specialist in the US Navy, and was a member of the Freedom Church of the Nazarene.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his 1st wife, Mary E. Daniels on February 1, 2008, his 2nd wife Dorothy Arbogast, on August 25, 2022, and his son, James Albert (Jay) Daniels on June 11, 2003.
Surviving are his children and their spouses, Sherry and Andy Smith, Frank and Connie Daniels, and Greg and Betty Daniels. Grandfather of 7, great grandfather of 6.
Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 on Friday, June 30, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm where his service will be held Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 11 am. Pastor David Moore will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
JOSEPH A. CHIODO, 77 of Moon Twp, formerly of Clinton, passed peacefully on Sunday June 4, 2023 at Good Samaritan Hospice, Wexford.
Born August 25,1945 in Sewickley, he was a son of the late Angelantonio and Cecelia (Vattimo) Chiodo. Joe, along with his late wife, Darla, were the owners/operators of the Chiodo Floral Shop in Robinson Twp. for many years and Chiodo Farms in Clinton for 32 years.
Elected Robinson Twp. Commissioner, Chairman of the Board of the municipal authority of Robinson Twp. He was an Independence Twp. Supervisor, a member of F&AM Lodge #652 Carnegie, Cyrus Royal Arch of Carnegie and Knights Templer and a member of the Syria Temple Shrine.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 51 years, Darla L. (McLaughlin) Chiodo, 2 brothers, John and Eugene Arena, and 2 sisters, Helen Pavelish and Betty Younker. He is survived by a brother, Richard and his late wife Ann Arena, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Alan and Tina McLaughlin and three generations of nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the Moody Funeral Home, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026 on Thursday from 4 until 8 pm where his service will be held Friday at 11 am. The Rev. Ted Chapman of the Clinton Wesleyan Church will officiate. Entombment will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery, Coraopolis.
Memorials in his name can be made to the American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd. Unit 1010, North Bethesda, MD 20852.
DONNA L. GREMANI, 82, of Clinton (Independence Twp) passed Thursday morning May 18, 2023 at Overlook Green Senior Living.
Born July 21, 1940. She was a daughter of the late William L. and Grace E. (Eaton) Campbell. Wife of the late Mike A. Gremani. Beloved mother of Bill and Andrea Charles, Tom an Lynn Charles, Valerie and Chuck Fahrny, and John and Kelly Charles. Step mother of Debi and David Sciranka and Vincent Gremani. Grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of 3. Sister of Dorothy and her late husband, Joe Williams.
A private memorial service will be held. Memorials in her name can be made to the Hebron Presbyterian Church, 1767 Lincoln Hwy. E., Clinton, PA 15026. Professional services by Moody Funeral Home, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA. 15026.
JOYCE MAMULA ANSKATE, 58, of Independence Township passed away on May 8, 2023 in her home. Born March 16th, 1965 in Beaver, she was the daughter of Marian (Bruce) Parks and the late James Mamula. Joyce was a homemaker, had worked in the health care industry as a medical assistant and a cafeteria worker at Hopewell Jr. High. She loved the outdoors, her animals, and music.
Joyce was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Anskate Sr., her father, James Mamula, her step son, William Anskate Jr. and nephew, Steven (Jacob) Mamula.
She is survived by her children, Zac Mamula (his wife Heather and their daughter Haley), Jessie Kelly (her husband Ryan, and their children Carter, Brentley, and Remi), step-son Alexander Anskate (his children Samantha, Jocelynn, Lexi, and Bella), step-daughter Rita Formosa (her children Corey, Beth and Angie), many great grandchildren, her brothers James Mamula Jr. and Steven Mamula (his wife Tina) step father, Lynn Parks and step mother, Sandra Mamula..
Friends will be received for a memorial visitation on Tuesday May 16th, 2023 from 5:00 till 8:00 pm in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton, PA 15026. Services will be private, and interment will follow at a later date in the John Anderson Memorial Cemetery, Aliquippa.
Memorials in her name can be donated to the Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa, PA 15001.