Cindy D. Miller, 43

miller, cindyCindy D. Miller, 43, of Center Church Rd., Ellwood City (Slippery Rock Twp.) died unexpectedly at her residence on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

She was born January 23, 1972 in Clarion, PA.

Cindy worked at St. Moritz Security Services in Austintown, Ohio. She enjoyed going to flea markets. She helped and loved to raise many neighborhood kids. Her most cherished time was spent with her grandson, Mason Lee.

Survivors include her husband, Terry Miller whom she married in 1999, her mother and stepfather, Barbara Woods (Harry) Alcorn; father and step mother, Richard (Alice) Crisman, all of Emlenton; son, Darin (Mylinda McDanel) Miller of Scott Twp.; two brothers, Jim Crisman of Kennerdell, Jeff (Pam) Crisman of Emlenton; and one grandson, Mason Lee Miller.

She was preceded in death by a son, Derek Lee Crisman in 2003.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 4 until the time of the funeral service at 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor Joe Lahr will officiate. Interment will follow in Harmony Baptist Cemetery .

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Paul E. McElwain, 91

McElwainPaul E. McElwain, 91, of Soap Run Rd., Fombell (Franklin Twp.) passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at his residence following a one year illness.

Born April 20, 1924 in Koppel, he was the son of the late Arthur and MaBelle Reeher McElwain. Paul was married for 63 years to Margaret Nye McElwain whom he married on August 22, 1952. She survives.

Paul retired from MSL Industries, formerly known as George K. Garrett Co. He also managed the Freeway Lanes in Zelienople from 1970 to 1979. Paul graduated from Lincoln High School. He served two tours of duty for his country, one with the Navy during WWII from 1942-1946 and the other with the Navy Reserves during the Korean War from 1951-1955. He was a member of Camp Run Presbyterian Church. Paul was active with the Ellwood City Historical Society, volunteering at their festival booth for many years. He served on the Riverside School Board from 1991-1996, one year as President. In his youth, Paul was an avid baseball player. He also coached baseball for many years including for the VFW Team that won the State Championship in the early 1950’s. Paul also enjoyed bowling and gardening. He sold his excess produce at his booth off of Soap Run Rd.

In addition to his wife, Margaret, survivors include three sons, Kenneth (Rebecca) McElwain of Fombell, Gary (Catherine) McElwain of Rochester Twp., Ronald (Deborah Diodati- fiancé) McElwain of Fombell; three sisters, Evelyn Mack, Shirley Brown, Beverly Barber, all of Ellwood City; six grandchildren, Pamela, Daniel, Gary Allen, Gregory, Samantha, and Dillion; and five great grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday October 22 from 2-4 and 6-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11 am at the Camp Run Presbyterian Church with his pastor, Rev Andy Shaffer will officiate. Military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard.

Interment will follow in the Camp Run Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Ellwood City Historical Society. 310 Fifth St. Ellwood City, PA 16117.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Jean DeMark, 94

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Jean DeMark, 94, formerly of Main Street Extension, Wampum, currently residing in Mill Manor Care Facility, Vermilion, Ohio passed away on October 16, 2015. Born December 23,1920 in Ellwood City, she was the oldest daughter of the late Carl and Mary Sheldone Tammaro.

She was married in Chattanooga,TN on November 20,1942 to Eugene L. DeMark of Wampum. The couple moved to Columbia, SC until Eugene was shipped out to England a few months later to assist the U.S. Army in WWII. After the war,Jean and Eugene lived in Wampum for 55 years of marriage together when Eugene passed away on Sept. 5,1997.

Jean attended Ellwood City Schools until she began taking care of her family during her mother’s illness. She was a member of the St.Monica’s Alter and Rosary Society in Wampum for many years, and she enjoyed cooking for their many bazaars and fund raising dinners. She became a member of Holy Redeemer Church in Ellwood City and then participated in services at St. Mary’s Church in Vermilion. Jean’s most cherished time was spent with family and friends whose visits were always met with a good food, laughter, and her open heart.

Survivors include daughter Phyllis of Amherst,Oh; son Jim ( Diane) of Orlando,FL,two brothers Raymond (Roseann) of Wichita,KS:Louis (Kathy) of Ellwood City;two sister in law’s Ann Tammaro of Ellwood City and Nancy Tammaro of New Castle. Her grandson Kevin (Rhett) DeMark, her granddaughter Kim McFarland,plus five great-granddaughters Polly and Kennedy DeMark, Ashley, Kaitlyn, and Caroline Dike of Orlando, FL. Jean has many nieces and nephews as well as wonderful Main St. neighbors and friends,who were always sources of great joy throughout her life.

In addition to her husband and parents ,she was preceded in death by her six brothers: Ralph, Phillip, Bob, Joe, Carl.and Jim Tammaro and two sisters Clara Innocent, Ellwood City and Nellie Cartelli, Baden, PA.

Friends will be at the Marshall Funeral Home in Wampum, Monday Oct. 19, from 10:30 AM to the time of the Blessing Service at 11:30 AM. Internment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Lane:Sandusky,OH 44870

 

Ada Zeigler, 100

Ada Zeigler, 100, of Rhodes Estates passed away Monday, October 12, 2015 at the Jameson Memorial Hospital following a short illness.

Born December 15, 1914 in Wampum, she was the daughter of the late Peter J. and Josephine Aiken Tillia. She was married for 54 years to Wilbur Zeigler who passed away in 2007.

Mrs. Zeigler retired from the New Castle School District where she was an Elementary Teacher. She attended Harmony Baptist Church. Ada enjoyed traveling, having visited 49 of the 50 states.

Survivors include three nephews, Richard “Dick” (Peg) Badger of Wampum, Barry (Virginia) Badger of Manheim, Virginia, Bruce (Joan) Badger of Wampum; niece, Lana (William) Hazlett of Houston, Texas; and a number of other nieces and nephews and their families.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Edith Badger and a brother, Robert J. Tillia.

Private funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 5:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum. Her nephew, Barry Badger will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Slippery Rock Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Floyd L. Mayberry, 74

MayberryFloyd L. Mayberry, 74, of Portersville Rd., Ellport passed away Friday, October 9, 2015 at UPMC Passavant Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born November 6, 1940 in Ellwood City,he was the son of the late Floyd E. and Betty Russell Mayberry. He was married for 56 years to Judith A. Grady Mayberry as they were married September 23, 1959. She survives.

Floyd was a lifelong mechanic. He worked at many local companies including 27 years at Halstead Industries, 3 years at SSD Distribution, 3 years at Trinity Industries and 8 years at BNZ Materials. He also worked at Timpano Motors for his good friend Bill. Floyd was the Chief of Police for Ellport Borough from 1973-1982. His hobbies included repairing bicycles, fishing, and hunting. He enjoyed his morning coffee with the 10 am crew at McDonald’s. Floyd was a former member of the Ellwood City Saxon Club. His most cherished time was spent with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Judy, survivors include daughter, Beth (Ken) Riedel of New Castle; son, Randy (Tracy) Mayberry of New Castle; aunt, Evelyn (Leroy) Scott of Ohio; five grandchildren, Troy Everetts, Shelby Everetts, David Riedel, Alicia Boots, Jeff (Brittney) Ecenrode; three great grandchildren, Paige and Ethan Boots and Maura Ecenrode; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Jo Mayberry on October 25, 2014 and a sister, Darlene Wheeler.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday October 13 from 5 pm until the time of the funeral service at 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor Randy Crum will officiate. Interment will follow in Slippery Rock Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Fresenius Medical Care, 1407 Woodside Ave, Ellwood City, PA 16117 .

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Valerie R. Shablesky, 56

ShableskyValerie R. Shablesky, 56, of Summit Ave., Ellwood City passed away Friday, October 9, 2015 at her residence following a two year illness.

Born April 17, 1959 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Raymond “Corky” and Janna Shaffer Hulick. She was married for 12 years to Mark Shablesky who survives.

Val graduated from Riverside High School. She worked at Co Part as a dispatcher for 15 years. Val enjoyed flower gardening, relaxing at the beach, and sitting outside on her back porch. She was a Pittsburgh Pirate and Steeler fan. Her most cherished time was spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and her granddog “Zoey”.

In addition to her husband, Mark, survivors include daughter, Erin (Richard Cureton) Book of Beaver Falls; son, Zachery Book of Ellwood City; four step-children, Nick, John, Jeremy, and Tabitha; brother, Jerry (Lori) Hulick of Ellwood City; sister, Rhonda (Ken) Fogel of Beaver Falls; and two grandchildren, Rickey and Ashton.

She was preceded in death by sister, Jamie in infancy.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday October 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11:00 am with Rev. Michael Charles officiating.

Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, c/o PNC Bank, PO Box 535240 Pittsburgh, PA 15253-9926.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

John D. Yoho, 86

John D. Yoho, 86, of Ellwood Rd. (Wayne Twp.) died on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at his residence following a brief illness.

Born January 12, 1929 in New Castle, he was the son of the late John E. and Irene Houk Yoho. He was married for 65 years to Norma Weingartner Yoho who survives.

John retired from Jewel Tea Company where he was a truck driver. He was an active member of the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church having served as an Elder, former Deacon, and he also served on the Cemetery Board. He was a member of the F&AM Lodge # 599 and was a Veteran of the US Army serving from 1946-1949. John had many hobbies, including making stained glass, golfing, and buying and renovating wheel horses tractors.

In addition to his wife, Norma, survivors include two daughters, Sharon Frickanish and Patti Bintrim, both of Wayne Twp.; son, John (Colleen) Yoho of Portersville ;four sisters, Jean Spears of New Castle, LeAnn Roth of Alabama, Sally Swaney of Tennessee, Susan Colella of Michigan; brother, Ray Yoho of Wayne Twp.; five grandchildren, Jennifer (James) Dymond, Kiley (Josh) Cauvel, Ryan (Allison) Frickanish, Justin Bintrim, Ashley (Griffith) Tran; and nine great grandchildren, Alexa, Maria, Sofia, Taylor, Ben, Gracie, Juliet, Piper, and Maile.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Neil Yoho.

Friends will be received on Wednesday October 7 at the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at noon.

Interment will follow in the Slippery Rock Church Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Memorial Fund or the Cemetery Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

E. Ruth Allen, 87

E. Ruth Allen, 87, of Market St., Zelienople passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at UPMC Passavant Hospital following a brief illness.

Born January 14, 1928 in Portersville, she was the daughter of the late Ray E. and Lulu R. Aiken Miller. She was married to Lewis Allen who passed away in June of 2014.

Ruth retired from the banking industry having worked at numerous banks in the area, including the former Lawrence Savings and Trust. She was Presbyterian by faith. Ruth enjoyed baking, crocheting, and working with leather. She loved her animals.

Survivors include daughter, Diana “DeDe” Kaminski of Zelienople and a son, Ray Kaminski of Ellport.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ray J. Miller who was killed in WWII.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday October 7 from 6 until the time of the funeral service at 7 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Tod Custer will officiate the services.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Paul H. Schlemmer, 70

SchlemmerPaul H. Schlemmer, 70, of Hickernell Rd., Perry Twp. passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford following a short illness.

Born February 22, 1945 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Earl Emery and Mary Melzina Smith Schlemmer. He celebrated 50 years of marriage to Violet Jean Schaffer Schlemmer as they were married on May 28, 1965. She survives.

Paul was a lifelong service and delivery man before he started his own business in 1996, Superior Water and Salt Delivery. He was a Perry Township Supervisor, served on the Board of the Municipal Authority and was the local service hearing officer. He was the reigning President of the Lawrence County Township Association and a delegate of the Lawrence County COG. Paul was a member of the Word Alive Church where he drove the church van and also helped with the men’s breakfasts. In 1995, Paul went on a Missionary trip to Jamaica. He enjoyed the outdoors, travel, family gatherings, and lending a helping hand.

In addition to his wife, Violet Jean, survivors include two daughters, Tammy (Ed) Bathgate of Ellwood City, Patricia (David) Kaufman of New Castle; two sons, Michael (Lisa) Schlemmer of Eastbrook, Andrew E. Schlemmer of Ellwood City; sister, Nancy Spencer of Sylvania, Ohio; brother, Donald Schlemmer of Ellwood City; five grandchildren, Brandon, Erin and Michael Cornelius, Jacklyn Schlemmer, Alyn Davis; and two great grandchildren, Gage and Carson Cornelius.

He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Amanda Davis, and siblings, David Schlemmer, Ruth Loccisano, Betty Jean Ross, Arthur Schlemmer, Richard E. Schlemmer, Raymond Schlemmer, and Anna Jean Schlemmer.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday October 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held at the Word Alive Church on Wednesday at 11 am with Pastor Cliff Reynolds and Pastor Cindy Antonossi officiating. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3500 Brooktree Rd. Suite 320 Wexford, PA 15090.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Ralph I. Brommer Jr. 86

BrommerRalph I. Brommer Jr. “Carbite”, 86, of Old Rt. 18, Wampum (New Beaver Boro) passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.

Born April 5, 1929 in Wampum, he was the son of the late Ralph I. and Ida Smith Brommer Sr. He was married to the late Lucille Goodland who passed away December 8, 1993. He currently is married to Pauline Fair Reisker Brommer.

Ralph retired from Medusa Cement Company where he worked in the Maintenance Department.

In addition to his wife, Pauline, survivors include four daughters, Debra Langer of Wampum, Nancy Holms of New Castle, Kimberly (Christopher) Downing of Moodus, CT, Barbara (John) Scheller of Murphy, TN; two sons, Donald (Joan) Brommer of Tionesta, Dennis (Cheryl) Brommer of Bessemer; five step children, Jim (Donna) Reisker of New Castle, Dan (Ellen) Reisker of Alabama, Dawn (Dean) Koginos of Wampum, Ron (Amanda) Reisker of New Castle, Sam (Annette) Reisker of New York; sister, Pearl (Harold) McConnell of Wampum; 30 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and 5 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Lucille, and sister, Phyllis McConahy, brother, Sam Brommer, and son in law, Stanley Langer.

Carbite’s wishes were to have no visitation or services.

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

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.