Timothy B. Powell, 69

Timothy B. Powell, 69, of Ellwood City passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Paramount Senior Living in Cranberry.

Born September 10, 1947, Tim was the son of Robert W. and Helen Bauder Powell of Ellwood City. He was married for 46 years to Pamela Sewall Powell as they were married February 20, 1971. His parents and wife survive.

Tim graduated from Lincoln High School in 1965 and furthered his education at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan. There he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and received his teaching certification. He then returned to Lincoln High School where he taught English for 35 years. In addition to being a school teacher, Tim was a Certified NRA Rifle and Pistol Instructor. He was a successful target shooter winning many local and state awards. While teaching at Lincoln in the early 1970’s, he and a colleague started the Rifle Team. In its second year, they won the PA State Championship. Tim also developed and ran the “Buck Pool” for over 20 years at the high school. He was a life member of the Wampum Rod and Gun Club, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and a life member of the National Rifle Association.

Tim was an avid sportsman. He loved hunting for deer and turkey and especially enjoyed archery hunting. Being in the outdoors was his passion. He not only treasured his time in the woods hunting, but also enjoyed running, bicycling, skiing (especially cross country), snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and kayaking as well as riding his motorcycles. Tim ran in the Ellwood City 10K for many years and also in Pittsburgh for the Marathon and the Great Race. He also competed and won awards in various bike races and triathlons. During the first 2 years of the Ellwood Arts, Crafts and Foods Festival, Tim organized and sponsored the Bicycle Race using Pittsburgh Circle as the race route.

Tim also loved spending time at his camp in Chautauqua County, New York. When he wasn’t hunting there, he enjoyed planting fruit and nut trees, pines, and food plots for wildlife. While in New York, Tim also helped on a tree farm with pruning and grafting experimental nut trees.

In addition to his parents, Bob and Helen, and his wife, Pam, survivors include: a daughter, Tiffany A. Powell (Michael Horanski); son, Robert O. Powell (Abigail); sister, Susan (Terry) Campbell; brother, Zachary (Jacki) Powell; and three grandchildren, Preston and Evan Powell and Aidan Horanski.

Tim was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clifford and Hilda Bauder and William and Catherine Powell.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, May 21 from 2 pm until the time of the memorial service at 5 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor James O’Hara of the Castlewood Alliance Church will officiate.

Memorial Contributions may be made to either the NRA, Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600 Doylestown, PA 18901, or the Castlewood Alliance Church.

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Janice Renee Crawley, 60

Janice Renee Crawley, 60, of 2nd St., Ellwood City passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born July 17, 1956 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Vivian M. Eady Crawley Sr.

Janice worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Trinity Oaks and also worked at the Ellwood City Children’s Center. She was a member of the Word Alive Church. Brenda was an avid walker.

Survivors include two sisters, Diana (Greg) Spencer of New Brighton, Brenda Moses of Ellwood City; brother, Charles E. “Chuck” Crawley Jr. of Ellwood City; aunt, Janice Mae Smith of New Brighton; two nieces Katylyn and Kristyn Spencer; nephew, Trey Moses; great niece, Knora Edwards; great nephew, Julian Anthony DeCaria; and two devoted cousins, Leslie Smith-Brooks and Karen Eady- Lockett.

A Memorial service will be on Saturday, May 20 at 11:00 am at the Work Alive Church. Her pastor, Cliff Reynolds will officiate.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to help with final costs.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Sandra E. Myers, 75

Sandra E. Myers, 75, of Ellwood City passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Heritage Valley – Beaver Hospital.

Born September 9, 1941 in Uniontown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Florence Dwyer Foster. She married Lloyd A Myers Sr. 56 years ago in the Brush Valley Brethren Church in Adrian, PA. He survives.

Sandra graduated from Shannock Valley High School in 1959 in Rural Valley, PA. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star # 212 where she served as Worthy Matron. She was also a member of the Women’s Club of Ellwood City and the Ellwood City Hospital Auxiliary. Sandra volunteered with the Meals on Wheels Program. She enjoyed summer boating in Kittanning and winters in Key West where she enjoyed playing mahjong. But her most cherished time was spent at home with family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Lloyd, survivors include six children, Terri and Shannon Delong, Lloyd A. Myers Jr. and Heidi Feltrop, Sherri Myers Greco, Susan Myers Holzer, Jason and Wendy Myers, Adam and Kelly Myers; 13 grandchildren, Heather, John, Mario, Giovanna and Nino Greco; Natalie and Erika Holzer; Jackson and Beck Myers; Morgan, Drake, Winston, and Emily Myers; and a great grandson, Maxton. She is also survived by a brother and sister in law, Gary and Paula Foster, and nephews and niece; Aaron, Josh, and Lindsay Shoup; and James and Ricci Foster.

She was preceded in death by siblings, Robert Foster, Karen Foster Shoup, Richard Foster and a niece, Jamie Foster.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday May 11, from 2-4 and 6-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. An Eastern Star Service will be held. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 am with her pastor, Nathaniel Wilson of the Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in Ellport officiating. Interment will follow in the Kittanning Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Ellwood City Fire Department or the Order of the Eastern Star.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Dr. Donald A. Magee, 92

Dr. Donald Alvin Magee passed away peacefully at his home on Beechwood Boulevard in Ellwood City, PA on May 3, 2017.

He was pre-deceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Vivienne Bauder Magee and his sisters Dr. Margaret Craig and Dorothy Philson.

Dr. Magee was born on February 12, 1925 in Ellwood City to Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Edna Mae Magee.

He attended Geneva College before graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science Degree. At Pitt, he was the President of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan in 1948 where he was the President of Delta Sigma Delta his Dental Fraternity. He also graduated from the Dewey School of Orthodontics in New York City.

Dr. Magee served as a Lieutenant in the Dental Corps of U.S. Army in Valley Forge, PA caring for soldiers during the Korean War. He loved his country and was proud of his service.

He returned to Ellwood City and began practicing dentistry with his father. After his father’s passing, he continued his solo practice until his reluctant retirement in 2003. He treated thousands of grateful patients over more than 55 years of his practice.

Dr. Magee loved Ellwood City and was extremely community-minded. His activities included the Boy Scouts of America, Canoe Trails, the Rotary Club, the Masons, the Ellwood City Historical Society, and the Health Board. He served on the Boards of the First Seneca Bank and of the Ellwood City Savings and Loan. He was a lifelong member of Christ United Presbyterian Church where he served as both a Deacon and an Elder.

Don Magee’s passion for American railroads as a child, eventually lead him to purchasing the “Ohio River 364” executive pullman car. With two partners they refurbished it and for 20 years they enjoyed riding the rails on it all over the country.

He was a consummate gentleman and rarely seen around town without a jacket, tie, stylish hat, a ready smile, and a friendly word.

More than anything else, Dr. Magee loved his family. He was married to the former Vivienne Bauder in 1953 and with whom he had four children all of whom survive him. They include Donald A. Magee (Jennifer) of Greenville, MS, Erin Castner ( Allen) of Mendham, NJ, Vivienne Reber of Grand Rapids, MI and Megan Magee ( Renae Brinza) of Pittsburgh. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of whom adored Granddaddy.

He was blessed to have Patty Hahn, his wonderful compassionate caretaker for many years and his devoted companion “Molly” the cat for 13 years.

His funeral arrangements will be handled by the Marshall Funeral Home with calling hours on Friday, May 12th, 2017 from 3 to 7 pm. A service to commemorate his life will be held on Saturday at Christ Presbyterian Church, 325 Spring Avenue, Ellwood City at 11:00 a.m. Military services will be conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard. A private interment will follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Christ United Presbyterian Church of Ellwood City or to The Ellwood City Historical Society.

 

Misty B. McKim, 33

Misty B. McKim, 33, of Franklin Ave, New Castle passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at UPMC – Jameson Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born January 22, 1984 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Clair McKim and Lori Schoettker.

Misty enjoyed skating and going to the movies. She also loved to shop and paint.

In addition to her mother, survivors include the father of her children, Christopher Brown; five children, Halle Loraine, Naudia North, Christopher Brown II, Calen Brown, Camilyn Brown; two sisters, Tanya Stunkard, Ashley McKim; brother, John Dakota McKim and 10 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.

A Memorial Service will be held for Misty at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:00 am with Rev Crumb officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Debra Rose White, 38

Debra Rose White, 38, of Hickory View Dr., North Beaver Twp. passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her home.

Born January 8, 1979 in Everett, PA, she was the daughter of Joseph A. and Mary Ellen Kulich Herr of New Galilee. She was married to David White who survives.

Debra graduated from Hopewell High School in 1997. She collected western figurines and had a beautiful collection. She loved tulips and was proud of her gardens. Her most cherished time was spent with her husband and family.

In addition to her parents and husband, survivors include a son, Jayden Kloss at home; stepchildren, Destiny, Kiana, Cayden, and Liam White, all of Fairmont, WV; four sisters, Cathy (Sean) Engleka of New Galilee, Carol (Craig) Caro of New Galilee, Sally (Randy) Bucker of State College, Teresa (Dan) Monaco of New Galilee; brother, Joseph A. Herr Jr. of New Castle; and nine nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 11 am. Officiating will be Pastor Bill Anzevino of the Christian Assembly Church in Industry.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Joan M. Brommer, 70

Joan M. Brommer, 70, of Meadville (formerly of New Castle) passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Geauga Medical Center in Chardon, Ohio following an illness.

Born December 29, 1946 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Margaret Jeanette Scott Porada. She was married on June 24, 1978 to Donald E. Brommer who passed away April 26, 2016.

Joan enjoyed gardening and canning her vegetables. She also enjoyed camping and fishing. Her most cherished time was spent with her late husband and their family especially their grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Carl (Kathy) Brommer of Meadville, Donald (Jody) Brommer of New Castle, Dan (Kim) Hodge of Tionesta; daughter, Danielle (Mike) Cross of Orwell, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents, husband and a sister, Mary Bowers.

A Celebration of Joan’s Life will take place on Friday, May 5 at the Maitland Lane Free Methodist Church at 1:00 pm with Pastor John Fraser officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Nicole C. Marich, 45

Nicole C. Marich, 45, of North Beaver Twp. passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at UPMC Montefiore Hospital following an illness.

Born January 29, 1972 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Larry and Peggy Hawk Rose. She was married to Dennis F. Marich who has been by her side for 17 years.

Nicole loved being a wife and mother. She enjoyed reading and fishing.

In addition to her husband, Dennis, survivors include a daughter, Chloe Nicole Marich at home; sister, Melissa (John) Burkett of Reynoldsville, and her step mother, Cecelia Rose of Shenango Twp.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Private services were held at the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Autism Research.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Dale G. Kelly, 76

Dale G. Kelly, 76, of Moravia, Pa. formerly of Big Beaver Pa, passed away on April 23, 2017.

Dale was a loved father, grandfather, husband, brother, and member of the community.

Dale was the son of Joseph A. and Marie Clark Kelly. Born in Moravia, Pa on April 6, 1941, and moved to New Beaver as a child, attending Glen Kirk and New Port schools. He graduated with the class of 1959 from Wampum High School.

Dale married Glenda L. Hennon on December 2, 1961. In addition to owning Kelly’s Sales and Service Station in Beaver Falls, he worked at B & W as a crane operator and millwright supervisor. He also worked at Nationwide Fork Truck in Hollywood, Florida. But the work that brought Dale real joy was with his tools and woodworking, which could be found in everything from picture frames to kitchen cabinets.

His lifelong community commitment includes serving on Big Beaver Council for many years, his membership in Meridian F & A M Lodge in Enon Valley, PA and in the Valley of New Castle Consistory, New Castle, PA.

He is survived by his wife Glenda L. Kelly, two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard D. and Jennifer Pesci-Kelly, (Pittsburgh), William T. and Wanda Kelly (Willow Springs NC); one daughter, Janet L. Kelly (Wampum, PA); four grandchildren (who all called him Pap), Kaitlyn and Kelli Heeter, Grace A. Kelly and Luke Kelly; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul and Pat Kelly (Fordland, MO), Carl and Janice Kelly (New Beaver, PA); two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol and James Shelenberger, (Henderson, NC), Ruth and David Peterson (Fort Myers, FL), sister, Nora Bell Howard (Duncanon, PA) and sister-in-law Norma Kelly (Ellwood City, PA), along with many nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David G. Kelly in 1963, his grandson Adam T. Kelly in 2004, brother Vernon T. Kelly, sister Alice Kelly and brothers-in-law Clarke E. Howard, Jr., Dr. Charles B. Hennon and Frank Dick Allen and sister-in-law, Nora Hennon Allen.

Friends and family will be received on Thursday at the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum from 3 pm until the time of the funeral service at 6 pm. Rev. Mike Wimer will officiate. Interment will take place at Grandview Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com

Ruth Verda Werner, 99

Ruth Verda Werner, 99, of Galilee Rd., (North Beaver Twp) passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at her residence following a short illness.

Born March 26, 1918 in Butler, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Hazel Youkers Herold. She was married on June 29, 1938 to Walter C. Werner. They were married for 49 years when he passed away February 6, 1987.

Ruth was a member and former Sunday School teacher at Moravia Presbyterian Church. She is well remembered for selling her vegetables at the farm stand on Rt. 168. Ruth enjoyed people, cooking, baking, crocheting, and playing cards. The farm was a special place to go.

Survivors include daughter, Charlotte (Rev. Jim) Legge of Slippery Rock; two sons, Charles (Linda) Werner of New Galilee, Thomas (Lynn) Werner of Bessemer; two sisters, Veva McConnell of North Beaver Twp., Hazel Jane Webb of Butler; brother, Walter (Sally) Herold of Princeton; nine grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kevin; grandson, Tommy Werner; three sisters, Edna Kelly, Pearl Daufen, Cora Elizabeth Herold; and three brothers, Lawrence “Sonny”, Joe, and Clarence Ed Herold.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday April 21, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 10 am with her son in law, Rev. Dr. W. James Legge and her pastor, Rev. Dr. David Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Moravia Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.