Keri Laniewski

Keri Laniewski (Harclerode / Watters),70, loving wife, mother and grammy, passed away in the early hours of March 19, 2022. She was born October 11, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas. The daughter of Robert Earl and Agnes “Bonnie” Jeanne (Causer) Harclerode. Raised by her cherished grandparents, Harry E. and Jesse Alzene (Mowry) Harclerode. She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Richard Laniewski; her doting sons, Abram “Bucky” Watters III (Susan) and Justin Watters (Amy); her beloved Grandchildren, Amanda Littrell (Mike), Keri, Jordan, Sydney, Ty, Gracie and Katrina Watters, and Clayton and Hayden Lamb; adoring Great-Grandson, Abram Littrell; as well as many dear friends and a community that will miss her kind and selfless spirit.

Keri graduated summa cum laude from Duquesne University while raising her two young sons, a testament to her strength and perseverance. She later accepted a position with U.S. Airways, where she met her husband, Rich, and many lifelong friends. Keri was a woman of character, dedicated to her faith, family, and wrestling. She was meticulous and thoughtful, placing a great deal of care on the little things in life. She lived a life of selfless service and leaves us with a legacy of love. She will be deeply missed. 

The family invites you for visitation at MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Lincoln Hwy, Clinton, PA 15026 on Tuesday March 29, 2022, between the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Services and burial at Clinton United Presbyterian Church on Wednesday March 30, 2022 at 11a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations instead to The Western Allegheny Community Library or a charity that’s close to your heart in her honor. 

Mariane E. Marshall

MARIANE E. MARSHALL, 90, of Clinton (Independence Twp) died Wednesday February 9, 2022 at Heritage Valley Beaver. She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Marshall.

Cremation will take place, and no services are planned.

Mark R. Bee

MARK R. BEE, 64, of Clinton (Hanover Twp) died in the comfort of his home February 4, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Catherine P. (Campbell) Bee.

Dennis J. Vish, Jr.

DENNIS J. VISH, Jr., 69, of Sewickley (Economy Boro) passed unexpectedly Monday morning January 10, 2022 at UPMC-Presbyterian.

Born February 1, 1952 in Sewickley, he was a son of the late Dennis J. and Wanda (Timchak) Vish, Sr. A devout follower of Christ, Denny was a member of the Aliquippa Christian Assembly Church, owner and operator, along with his wife Eleanor for 30 years of the 4th Ave. Pizzeria in Coraopolis. He was also a veteran of the US Air Force who loved the outdoors, especially fishing, his country, and his family.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Eleanor M. (Moody) Vish, his sons and daughters-in-laws Dennis J. (Kim) Vish III, and Daniel (Emily) Vish. Brother of Dianne (Gary) Danko, Barbara Brown, Sandra (Brad) Elliott, and Cheryl (Roger) Coburn. Beloved grandfather of Dominic, Dennis IV, Sadie, plus one on the way.

Family and friends may call Thursday from 6-8 and Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the ALIQUIPPA CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY CHURCH, 166 West Shaffer Rd., Aliquippa, PA. 15001 where his service will be held Saturday at 11 am. Pastor Jack Robison will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery, Imperial.

Elizabeth “Betty” Rhodes

ELIZABETH “BETTY” RHODES, 90, passed away at Concordia Villa St. Joseph Tuesday morning, January 4, 2022.

She is survived by her husband Richard R. Rhodes. No services are planned.

Frank A. Capalongo

FRANK A. CAPALONGO, 55, of Turtle Creek, passed Monday evening, January 3, 2022 at the Weirton Medical Center with his family at his side. Born October 16, 1966 in Pittsburgh, he was the beloved son of Ronald and Mary Loretta (Downey) Capalongo. Frank had worked as a contractor in the construction industry.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Khani Capalongo, his children, Michael R. Vattimo, Vincent A. Capalongo, and Amber B. Vattimo; and his sister, Carianne Bernadowski.

At this time, no services are planned and cremation will take place. Memorials in his name can be made to Mercury One on-line or to one’s favorite charity.

David E. Brown

DAVID E. BROWN, 91, of Clinton (Findlay Twp.) passed peacefully Friday morning, December 17, 2021 while residing with his son.

Born February 23, 1930 in Glenfield, PA., he was a son of the late Joseph and Alice (Marriot) Brown. A retired Quality Control Inspector with Duquesne Light Co., Dave was a veteran serving in Korea with the US Air Force, a member of the Clinton Wesleyan Church and a former member of the Hookstown American Legion and the Coraopolis VFW. He was also a member of the Oakdale Masonic Lodge #669 F & AM.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca A. Cain in 1983 and sisters, Doris Brown, Ann Brown, Eleanor Craig, and Esther Mateer, and his daughter-in-law, Charleen Brown.

Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Millie L. “Jo” (Lowe) Brown, whom he wed on January 12, 1953; his son, Stephen D. Brown; and a sister, Laura Craig. Grandfather of 5 and great grandfather of 10.

Family and friends are welcome to call at the MOODY FUNERAL HOME 1227 Route 30, Clinton on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8, where his service will be held Wednesday at 11 am. Rev. Ted Chapman of the Clinton Wesleyan Church will officiate.

Private interment will be held in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

Ruth E. Rizor

RUTH E. RIZOR, 71, of Clinton (Independence Twp.) a die hard Steelers fan, passed peacefully Tuesday morning, December 7, 2021 in the comfort of her home. Born December 15, 1949 in McKees Rocks, she was one of twelve children born to the late Martin and Dorothy Ann (Crowley) Murin.

Beloved mother of Brian (Elizabeth) Rizor and Melissa Shergi. Her surviving siblings are Bob (Mary) Murin, Jim (Anise) Murin, Diane (Albert) DeSalvo, and Mary Jane (Jay) Kirkpatrick. Grandmother of 4: Thomas Shergi, Tanner Shergi, Abigail Rizor, and Mandy Shergi. Great grandmother of 2: Maxwell and Kolten.

A celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2022.

Nellie M. Runyan

NELLIE M. RUNYAN, 79, of Clinton on November 18, 2021.

Daughter of the late Charles Roy and Katherine (Weaver) Helmick. Beloved wife of Harold D. Runyan, Sr. Mother of Elizabeth Dillon, Joyce (Ted) Forrester and Wayne (Teresa) Runyan. Grandmother of five: Nichole, Shawnee, Alan, Taylor, and Logan. Great grandmother of four: Allie, Trent, Elizabeth, and Hope. Sister of the late Fred, Lee, and Clarence Helmick, and Agnes Kennedy.

Friends will be received in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, 1227 Route 30, Clinton on Tuesday from 11 am until the time of her service at 1 pm. Rev. Ted Chapman will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.

Mabel P. Wilson

MABEL P. WILSON, age 90, originally from Findlay Township, died at Apple Blossom Senior Living, Moon Township, PA on November 10, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. Wilson; and sisters, Elsie Boustead, Edna Blanche Purdy, and Fannie Penberthy.

Beloved mother of Paul (Carol) Wilson, Susan (Dan) Mulholland, Patty Wilson, and Sherri (Jim) Mason. Cherished grandmother of Lori, Lisa, Marian, Teresa, Patrick, Brigid, Clare, Peter, and Mark.

Mabel graduated from West Allegheny High School in 1950. She was a homemaker, and was employed by West Allegheny Schools as a baker. She was an active member of Clinton United Presbyterian Church all of her life, where she sang in the choir, was a deacon for 4 years, and was a member of the Clinton prayer shawl group. Her hobbies included: gardening, crocheting, and quilting. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Findlay Seniors, and Raccoon Women’s Garden Club. She delivered Meals-On-Wheels, loved her TV and candy, and enjoyed family gatherings.

A memorial service will be held in the Spring, with the date to be determined later. Memorial donations may be sent to either Gallagher Foundation (Hospice), 1370 Washington Pike, Suite 401B, Bridgeville, PA 15017, or to Clinton United Presbyterian Church, 25 Wilson Road, Clinton, PA 15026.

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