Eric John Allwine, 42

Eric John Allwine, 42, of Creston Ave., Ellwood City died unexpectedly on  Sunday, June 2, 2013 in the Emergency Room of the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born February 12, 1971 in New Castle, he was the son of John C. and Sandra Guy Allwine of Ellwood City.

Eric was the weigh master for Colonia-McCLymonds Trucking Co.  He loved playing the guitar and was the lead singer for “Twist of Fate”.  He was an avid Steeler Fan.  His most cherished time was spent with his family.

In addition to his parents, survivors include two daughters, Erica Allwine of Wampum, Morgan Allwine of New Castle; son. Johnny Allwine who is stationed with the US Army in Hawaii; two brothers,  Craig Allwine and Jason (Kim) Allwine, both of Ellwood City; sister, Natalie Allwine of Ellwood City; his loving companion, Stacy Dismuke of Ellwood City; and several nieces, nephews and a great nephew.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Neil and Shirley Guy and John and Wanda Allwine.

Visiting hours will be held on  Thursday from 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Interment will follow in Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Bernice Duff, 97

Bernice  Duff, 97, of Export, PA., formerly of Enon Valley, PA passed away  Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Clare Bridge Personal Care Home following a short  illness.

Mrs. Duff was born September 28, 1915 in Ambridge, PA, and was the daughter of the late Willard Gilkey and Lois Irene Gray Foster.

She was married to the late C. Edwin  Duff for 55 years.  Mr. Duff died April 5, 1992.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, W. Gray Foster in 2002.

Survivors include two sons, W. Drew and wife Patty Bailey Duff of Haines City, Florida, E. Alan and wife Georgetta Myers Duff of Jeannette, PA; five granddaughters; eleven great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

Mrs. Duff belonged to the Mt. Jackson United Presbyterian Church for over 60 years but later in life attended the Enon Presbyterian Church as well as churches in Texas and Florida where she spent her winters.  Mrs. Duff had many interests including reading, knitting, sewing, painting, antiques, arts and crafts and doing volunteer work.  Her major interest though, centered on her family.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday June 1 from 12:00 am until the time of the funeral service at  1 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.   Rev. Tod Custer of the Christ Presbyterian Church will officiate.  Interment will follow in Castleview  Memorial Gardens, Wilmington Rd. New Castle.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the “Cure Alzheimer’s Fund”.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Dr. Charles B. Hennon, 65

A former Chewton resident, Dr. Charles B. Hennon, 65, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away on  Tuesday, May 14, 2013 after a six year battle with cancer.

He was born December 9, 1947 to the late Glenn B. and Bernice Yoho Hennon .

Chuck graduated from Lincoln High School, Geneva College and Case Western University.  He taught at universities in Morgantown, WV, Salt Lake City, Utah, Madison, WI; and then approximately 30 years at Miami University of Ohio.  He traveled to many countries giving presentations and he received many awards for being an outstanding educator.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a nephew, and a great nephew.

Chuck is survived by two daughters, Cathleen (Greg)  Lawson of Acworth, GA, Kelsey Moon-Hennon of Hamilton, Ohio; one son, Charles “Chad” G. (Ellen Day) Hennon of West Hills, CA; two sisters, Nora (Frank Dick) Allen of New Castle and Glenda (Dale) Kelly of Wampum; also many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum..

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Ann Braykovich, 93

Ann  Braykovich, 93, formerly of Wampum died unexpectedly on  Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born December 7, 1919 in Wampum, she was the daughter of the late Steve and Katherine Somin Hervatine Sr.  She was married for 50 years to Frank Braykovich who passed away May 2, 1991.

Ann was a member of Holy Redeemer Church in Ellwood City.  She was former member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Wampum.  She loved and cherished time spent with her grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Frank “Butch”  (Susie) Braykovich of Beaver Falls; daughter, Carol A. (Lew Greenawalt)  Guy of West Pittsburg,;  five grandchildren, David  Braykovich,  Beth Ann Ranzazzo, Stefanie Capalbo, Ian and Ryan Delaney; and five great grandchildren, Jack Ranzazzo, Erynne Capalbo, Gianna Ranzazzo, Kamryn and Kaden Delaney.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ellen Delaney,  two brothers, Steve and Michael Hervatine; four sisters, Helen E. Kosior, Mary, Margaret and Barbara Hervatine; and a grandson, Aaron Guy.

Visiting hours will be held on  Friday May 31 from 5 to 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Redeemer Church on  Saturday at 10 am.

Entombment will follow in St. Peter’s Mausoleum.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Herbert W. Robinson, 84

Herbert  W. “Tiger” “Sonny Boy”  Robinson, 84, of Elm Lane, Wampum (New Beaver Boro) died unexpectedly on  Thursday, May 23, 2013 at his residence.

Born November 24, 1928 in New Brighton, he was the son of the late Clifford and Laura Mosley Robinson.  He was married for 59 years to Lonnie Mae Lewis Robinson as they were married June 18, 1953.  She survives.

Mr. Robinson retired from Babcock & Wilcox in Beaver Falls.  He was a member of  the First Baptist Church in Chewton.  Herbert was a Veteran of the Army serving during WWII.  Herbert enjoyed life to its fullest.  He cherished his family especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Lonnie Mae, survivors include two daughters, Carol Ann Pagett of Beaver Falls, Patricia “Patti”  Robinson of Wampum; two sons, Herbert David Robinson of Wampum, Michael V. Robinson of New Brighton; one stepson, Eugene Barber of New Castle; sister, Rev. Wilma Jean Smith of Chippewa; ten grandchildren; one great granddaughter; and a host of nieces, nephews and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Delores Rawl, Betty Ickerd, Judy Robinson, Anna Mildred Thomas; two brothers, Robert and Thomas Robinson; and a stepson, Jeffrey “Boe” Lewis.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, May 28 from 11 until the time of the funeral service at 1 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.   Rev. Eric Board will officiate the service.  He will be assisted by Herbert’s sister, Rev. Wilma Jean Smith and his two brother in laws, Rev. Allen Lewis and Rev. Alfred Lewis.

Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Jessica R. Vega Marweg, 36

Jessica R. Vega Marweg, 36, of State Rt. 288, Ellwood City (Franklin Twp.) died unexpectedly on  Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at her residence.

Born October 16, 1976 in New York City, she was the daughter of Jose and Alma Valentin Vega, both of Florida.  She was married for 16 years  to Jeff  Marweg, who survives.

Jessica was a loving and devoted wife and mother.  She attended St. Gregory’s Church in Zelienople.  She also worked in the office of the Diamond Dance Adedemy.

In addition to her husband, Jeff, and parents, survivors include three children, Kaitlyn, Kyle and Lorelai Marweg, all at home; a sister,  Elizabeth Vega of Florida; and a brother, Eric Vega of San Francisco, California.

Visiting hours will be held on  Saturday May 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home. 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Blessing Services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 2 pm with Rev. Father Larry Smith officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Ethel M. Taylor, 91

Ethel M. Taylor, 91, of Denny Schill Manor, Ellwood City passed away  Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness.

Born November 22, 1921 in Houtzdale, PA,  she was the daughter of the late Glynn and Irene Barnes Robeson.  She was married to Ralph Taylor who passed away February 10, 1980.

Mrs. Taylor was a member of Park Alliance Church in Ewing Park.  She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading, watching QVC, and listening to the Gaithers.

Survivors include three daughters, Judith (Dean) Weyman of Vermont, Sharyn (Alan) Dambach of Fombell, Tracey (Chester) Simmons of Wampum; son, Byron (Pamela) Taylor of Ellwood City; twelve grandchildren, Jeffery and Christopher Weyman, Deanna Mayer, Kevin Dambach, Kristen Capka, Candace, Kaitlin, and Courtney Taylor, Krista Thomas, Carissa Hudak, Sara Foote, and Cody Simmons; and twelve great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters.

Visiting hours will be held on  Friday May 24 from 3:30 until the time of the funeral service at 6:30 pm at the Park Alliance Church 701 Jefferson Ave. Ellwood City.  Her pastor, Rev. John McCready will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Lillyville Church of God Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Park Alliance Church.

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

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Judith Menk Morrison, 64

Judith  Menk Morrison, 64, of  Wampum and formerly of Boynton Beach, Florida died unexpectedly on  Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born December 17, 1948 in West New York, New Jersey,  she was the daughter of Fred D. Menk of Boynton Beach and the late Lillian Way Menk.

She was married for 42 years to Louis C. Morrison as they were wed on September 4, 1970.  He survives

Judy was a secretary for the Bethesda Memorial Hospital and the Boulevard Manor in Boynton Beach.  She was also the secretary for the Don Carter Bowling Center in Lake Worth, Florida.  She enjoyed traveling and bowling.  Her most precious time was with spent with her family and granddaughter.

In addition to her husband, Lou and father, Fred, survivors include a daughter,Tanya Lynn Morrison of Kunkletown, PA; three sisters, Kathy (James) Sullivan of Murphy, North Carolina, Wendy (Les) Sarkinen of Loxahatchee, Florida, Laurie (Gail) Morrison of Harrison, Arkansas; and a granddaughter, Gianna Russo.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Visiting hours will be held on  Tuesday May 28 from 5 until the time of the Blessing Service at  7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association .

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Lucy K. McKinley, 80

Lucy K. McKinley, 80, of North Beaver Twp. passed away on  Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital following a brief  illness.

Born February 1, 1933 in New Galilee, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Helen Sheerer Kennedy. She was married for 59 years to Robert “Bob” L. McKinley as they were married July 25, 1953.  He survives.

Lucy graduated from Mt Jackson HIgh School and the New Castle Business College.  She retired in April, 1999 following 20 years as a secretary for Pennsylvania Job Services.  She had previously worked at the Lawrence County Courthouse and Universal Rundle Co.  She was an active member of the Westfield Presbyterian Church and was a former member of the Moravia Presbyterian Church.  Lucy was a member and past worthy matron of the Wenonah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.  She enjoyed traveling.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Bob, survivors include three daughters, Lisa (Ron) Ross of Hubbard, Ohio, Braunda (David) Allegro of West Pittsburgh, Robin (Dennis) Singer of North Beaver Twp.; son, Robert C. “Grant” (Kerri) McKinley of North Beaver Twp.; and seven grandchildren, Matthew (Emily) St. John, Raesha St. John, Shauna and Kelsey Singer, Rawnie Ross, and Hannah and Mason McKinley.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne E. Kennedy and a grandson, Adam St. John.

A Memorial  Service will be held at the Westfield Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11:00 am.  Family and friends will be received for one hour before the service.  Rev. Paul Votaw, her pastor with officiate.

Private graveside services were held at Bethel Church Cemetery in Enon Valley.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Westfield Youth Organization, 1363 Mt. Jackson Rd. New Castle, PA 16102.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

Darlene C. Burton, 70

Darlene C. Burton, 70, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on  Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Overlook Health Care Center following a brief  illness.

Born July 29, 1942 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Clarence K. and Madeline Deitrick Kennedy.

Darlene graduated from Lincoln High School.  A devoted Christian, her faith was very important to her.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Burton of Ellwood City, John (Jarae) Burton of Phoenix, Arizona; brother, Robert (Connie) Kennedy of Mt. Jackson; six sisters, Carolyn (Bob) Moore of New Castle, Karen (Milton) Ippolito and Linda (Oval) Moore, all of Wampum, Kathy (Jack) Fleckenstein of Mercer, Cheryl Kuhn of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Brenda (Blair) Getz of Monaca; and a granddaughter, Abigail Burton.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Grekon and a brother, Kenneth Kennedy.

Visiting hours will be held on  Monday May 20, 2013 from 4 until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm  at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.   Rev. Dr. William R. McGary of the Wampum Presbyterian Church will officiate.

Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Overlook Activities Department, 520 New Castle St. New Wilmington, PA 16142.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.