Dorothy A. Moyer, 78

Moyer,DorothyDorothy A. “Dot” Moyer, 78, of Florence St., Ellwood City (Ellport) passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital following a brief illness.

Born July 30, 1937 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Steve and Dorothy (Randazzo) Custozzo. She was married for 52 years to Frederick O. Moyer as they were married September 2, 1963. He survives.

Dot graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955. She formerly worked at Loccisano’s and also as the receptionist for Dr. James McLaughlin. Dot was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in New Castle where she was a former member of the Alter Guild. She enjoyed volunteering in the kitchen at the church and also baking.

In addition to her husband, Fred, survivors include two sons, Paul (Kristen) Moyer of Minnesota, Robert (Heather) Moyer of Monaca; sister, Marianne O’Neill of Rock Hill, South Carolina; two brothers, Carl (Eleanor) Custozzo of Ellwood City and Steve Custozzo of Jacksonville, Florida.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary in infancy and Josephine McLaughlin; and two brothers, Angelo and Anthony “Tony” Custozzo.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday June 9 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 am at the Trinity Episcopal Church in New Castle with Pastor Erin Betz Shank officiating.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Trinity Episcopal Church, 212 N. Mill St. New Castle, PA 16101

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Jeffrey S. Johnson, 58

johnsonjeffJeffrey S. Johnson, 58, of West Pittsburg passed away at his home on May 25, 2016, following his courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on June 4, 1957 in New Castle, the son of the late Edwin R. and Nancy K. Armstrong Johnson. Surviving at home is his beloved wife and soul mate, the former Tracey L. Rice, whom he married June 22, 1990.

He graduated from Neshannock High School in 1975 and enlisted into the US Army, proudly serving 12 years, participating in search and recovery of US soldiers missing-in-action from the Vietnam Conflict. He was a graduate of E.T.I. Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and also graduated from Jameson Hospital’s School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. His career as an RN provided the greatest satisfaction in being able to provide relief for the sick and disabled.

Jeff enjoyed many sports, including football, baseball, hockey, and boxing. Some of his favorite memories included attending Super Bowl X, Miami, FL with Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Dallas Cowboys, his dad at his side; teaching his granddaughter, Callie Jo, the art of fishing; and also attending the Mayweather boxing matches at the MGM Garden Arena, Las Vegas, with his wife.

In addition to his wife, Jeff is survived by a daughter, Christy and husband Robert Fullwood; and granddaughter, Callie Jo Fullwood of West Pittsburg; brothers in law, Terence D. (Florence) Rice of West Pittsburg, Scott A. (Kelly) Rice of New Castle, Delbert W. (Deanna) Rice of Riverside, CA; sisters in law, Leslie R. (John) Brady of Tomah Wisconsin, and Billie Jo (Paul) Bryant of Murietta, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service was held for the family at Marshall’s Funeral Home in Wampum. Rev. R. Tod Custer officiated. Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery. Military rites were conducted by the Veteran’s Honor Guard.

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David James Aiken, 69

Aiken, DavidDavid James Aiken, 69, of St. Rt. 488, Portersville (Perry Twp.) passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at his residence.

Born May 3, 1947 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Arthur and Helen McElwain Aiken. He was married for 47 years to Patricia Young Aiken who survives.

David graduated from Lincoln HIgh School in 1965. He was a self employed farmer and owned and operated Aiken Custom Meats. He was a member of Mountville Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed muscle cars and tractor pulls. He also enjoyed anything that was farm related.

In addition to his wife, Patty, survivors include two sons, David Jay Aiken, Jeffrey (Meagan) Aiken; daughter, Crystal (Brian) Lasko, all of Portersville; two sisters, Pat (Harry) Spataro of Illinois, Barb (Bill) Carlin of Portersville; two brothers, Dale Aiken of Portersville, William (Marsha) Aiken of Texas; and seven grandchildren, Floyd and Kyle Aiken, Adeline, Abigail, Zachary, and Evelyn Lasko, and Allie Aiken.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday May 31 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held at the Mountville Presbyterian Church on Wednesday at 11:00 am with Pastor Don Hurray officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Mountville Presbyterian Church, 2795 Mountville Rd. Portersville, PA 16051.

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Judith Cupac Wilson, 81

WilsonJudith Cupac Wilson, 81, of Ellwood City passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Carriage Court in New Castle, following a lingering illness.

Born November 18, 1934 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Judson and Ruth Haines Liebendorfer.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Joseph M. Cupac whom she married on October 10, 1953 until his passing on April 26, 1991 and Paul Wilson whom she married in 2000 until his passing in 2008..

Judy graduated from Lincoln High School. She formerly worked at the Aetna Standard and then at Vivienne’s Antiques for eleven years. She was a member Christ Presbyterian Church. Judith was also a member of the Jr. Women’s Club in Ellwood City and was involved with the Rainbow Girls Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Corinne C. Borselli of Ellwood City; two sons, Thomas J. (Cheryl) Cupac of Darlington, Garth J. Cupac of Ellwood City; two brothers, Judson “Zig” Liebendorfer of Pittsburgh, and Kenneth Liebendorfer of Ellwood City; and two grandsons, Blake J. Rutter and Joseph J. Cupac;

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 27, from 2 -4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave, Ellwood City. A Memorial service for Judy will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 12 noon with Rev. Tod Custer officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Christ Church in Ellwood City. .

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Betty L. Koch, 89

052516_KochBetty L. Koch, 89, of Locust Terrace , Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Heritage Valley – Beaver Hospital.

Born November 23, 1926 in Newport, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Geraldine Cook Boots. She was married to Wallace R. Carroll who passed away January 9, 1978. She then married Wallace L. Koch who survives. They have been married for 25 years..

Betty worked with Dr. Allen Struble for 30 years as his Assistant Podiatrist. She also worked as a May Kay Consultant for 21 years. She currently was a member of Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Ellwood City. She was a former member of the First Assembly of God Church on Pulaski Rd., where she taught Bible School .She also taught Sunday School and was the Youth Leader at the Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church. In her spare time, Betty enjoyed golfing.

In addition to her husband, Wallace, survivors include four daughters, Jackie A. (Dick) Streckeisen of Ellwood City, Bonnie L. (Aaron) Stabryla of Ellwood City, Dawn (John) Contrucci of Erie, Cynthia R. (Dwayne) Martin of Winchester, VA; stepson, Harry (Debra) Koch of Pulaski; two step daughters, Cynthia Taylor of Niles, Ohio, Linda Layton of Florida; sister, Eileen Shearer of Wampum; two brothers, Donald Boots of Texas, Clarence Boots of New Castle; eight grandchildren, Donald Streckeisen, Jason (Angela) Streckeisen, Tara(Ron) Spiker, Carroll Bonfield,Rachel (Kevin) Carlson, Jennifer (Dwayne) Maynard, Emily (Aaron) Tinsman, Jeff (Bre) Martin; four step grandchildren, Scott and Mark Taylor, Jessie Houtz, Ashley Crawford; eleven great grandchildren; eight step great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Wallace R. Carroll, and a grandson, Nate Layton.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 27 from 2-4 and 6-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home. 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received on Saturday at the First Assembly of God Church on Pulaski Rd. New Castle from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am with Pastor Chad Stoecker and Pastor Travis Richendrfer officiating.

Interment will follow in the Wurtemburg Cemetery

Memorial Contributions may be made to Lighthouse Assembly of God, 527 North St. Ellwood City, PA 16117.

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Margaret Warnick, 78

WarnickPeg2So I’ll cherish the Old Rugged Cross, till my trophies at last I lay down; I will cling to the Old Rugged Cross, and exchange it someday for a crown. Margaret L. “Peg” Warnick, 78, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Born October 13, 1937 in Wampum, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Julie Andrews Seaburn. She married her husband Elmer Warnick Sr, who passed away in 1989, and together they raised three children, Elmer Warnick Jr who passed away in 2013, George E. (Sheila) Warnick of New Castle and Lisa (Randy) VanKirk of New Galilee to whom she devoted her life.

Peg worked and enjoyed many jobs, including TicToc, the Cathedral, Primary Care, and the New Castle Library where she loved taking pictures and working on crafts with the children. She was a member of Lawrence County REACT, Galilean United Presbyterian Church where she served as a Deacon, and the LMBA Club in Galilee where she loved playing bocce.

In addition to her two children, she is survived by six grandchildren, Melissa Lyles, Richard , Matt, and Danny Warnick, Stephanie VanKirk Ruby, and Kelly VanKirk Quear; and six great grandchildren, Lily Warnick, Jordan Walsh, Alissa and Cameron Lyles, and Oakley and Magnolia Ruby.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Elmer Warnick Jr., great grandson, Drayden Warnick, and four sisters, Viola Colundrello, Mildred Gallagher, Linda Hill, MatildaYhelka, and four brothers, John, Robert, Thomas and James Seaburn.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 20 from 2-4 and 6-8 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 pastor, Rev. C.F. Hoffman officiating. Interment will follow in Castleview Memorial Park.

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E. Harriet Marshall, 81

Marshall 3E. Harriet (Foster) Marshall, 81, of Grandview Rd., Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Born June 5, 1934 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth Stephenson Foster. She was married for 60 years to William R. Marshall, who survives.

Harriet graduated from New Castle High School in 1952. She worked at Bell Telephone in New Castle. Active with the Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church, Harriet served as a Deacon and was the Secretary for many years. Harriet was a member of the Wurtemburg Perry Twp Fire Auxiliary, the Ellwood City Hospital Auxiliary and the Ellwood City Municipal Women. Her most cherished time was spent with her children and grandchildren..

In addition to her husband, Bill, survivors include a son, James (Becky) Marshall of Fombell; two daughters, Shari (James) Kennedy and Patti (Jay) Petrak, both of Ellwood City; three grandchildren, Nathan Marshall, Logan and Taylor Petrak; two great grandchildren, Madox and Adalynn Marshall; and a number of nieces and nephews..

The last of her family, Harriet was preceded in death by siblings, Larry Foster, Izetta Mort, Helen Gillette, and Charlotte Davis.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday May 20 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Friends will also be received from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am at the Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church. Her pastor, Rev. Dr. Robert Guy will officiate the services. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church, 291 Wurtemburg Rd. Ellwood City, PA 16117 .

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Rose J. Bartley, 89

bartleyRose J. Bartley, 89, of Pershing St., Ellwood City passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at her residence.

Born April 5, 1927 on Division Ave. in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Adele Funari Battilocchi. She was married for 60 years to Clyde M. Bartley as they just celebrated their anniversary on April 28. He survives.

Rose graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945 and then attended Geneva College. She first worked as a secretary at the Aetna Standard. Rose then became the Vice President of Clyde M. Bartley Construction Co for many years. Rose was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the Faith Love Circle. She was also a member of the Ellwood City Eastern Star, the Ellwood City Municipal Womens and the Ellwood City Hospital Auxiliary. Rose’s most cherished time was spent with her children and grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Clyde, survivors include a son, Brad A.(Sandra L.) Bartley of Chippewa; two grandchildren, Aaron P. Bartley, Jessica L. Bartley; a great granddaughter, Madison L. Miller; two sisters, Leah K. Toth of Chippewa, Celeste A. LaBate of Patterson Heights; and a number of nieces and nephews..

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Rita Ruhe and Lena Battilocchi.

Friends will be received at the Trinity Lutheran Church from 10 am until the time of the Memorial Service at noon on Thursday, May 19. Pastor Peggy Suhr-Barkley will officiate the services. Interment will be in the Prairie Cemetery in Harrisville.

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

Memorial Contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, the Ellwood City Hospital, or the Ellwood Public Library.

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Lynn C. Stelter, 68

StelterLynn C. Stelter, 68, of Turkey Hill Rd., Wampum (Shenango Twp.) passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

Born April 15, 1948 in New Castle, he was the son of the late Walter L. and Margaret L. Harper Stelter. He was married for 48 years to Nancy Wojnar Stelter who survives.

Lynn was the owner of the Clean Care Carpet Cleaning. He served in the Army during the Vietnam Era. Lynn enjoyed camping, traveling, cards, pool, dancing, playing his guitar, and going to flea markets. His most cherished time was spent with family and friends.

In addition to his wife, Nancy, survivors include two daughters, Lisa Stelter Preisner of Lowellville, Ohio, Lorrie Stelter of Wampum; brother, Michael D. (Sally) Stelter of Ellwood City; and a granddaughter, Hailee Russell Dutton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Russell Stelter in 1996.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main Street Wampum with Pastor Jeff Gardner officiating. Military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard. Following the service, a Celebration of Lynn’s Life will take place at the Riverview Lounge at 213 East Water St. Lowellville, Ohio 44436.

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Elmer George Hall, 91

Hall, ElmerElmer George Hall, 91, of Sycamore Dr., Ellwood City passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Ellwood City Hospital following a three month illness.

Born November 29, 1924 in Ellwood City,he was the son of the late Harry L.and Helen Sias Hall.

Elmer attended Lincoln High School and then was employed by the Ellwood City Forge, National Tube Company, Mathews Conveyor Company, and lastly Riverside School District where he served as custodian from which he retired in late 1986.Elmer was a member of Providence Baptist Church for over 60 years where he served in several capacities. He took a lot of pride in the work he did keeping his extensive back yard, bordering the Connoquenessing Creek, in beautiful condition. He also enjoyed the many winters he and his wife spent in Florida, as well as time spent with his children, grandchildren, and their families.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Betty Jane Steffler Hall, whom he married October 5, 1946; two children, Randall R. (Mary Clare) Hall who is an attorney in Seattle, WA; daughter, Helen A. (Earl) Bowden who was formerly an elementary teacher in the Laurel School District; two sisters, Ella Mae Kimpel of Columbiana, OH, Charlotte L. Colmery of Aurora, OHo; brother, Francis G. Hall of Leavenworth, KS; five grandchildren, Matthew (Millie) Bowden of Ellwood City, Rebekah (Gordon) Stokes of Alexandria, VA, Adriane (John) Park of New Castle, Alyson Bowden (fiancé, Andrew Powell) of Alexandria, VA, Martin (Staci) Hallanzzini of Portland, OR; ten great grandchildren, Katie, Ricky and Rileigh Moyer, Hunter and Harper Park, Zeke and Mabel Hallanzzini, Vivian Stokes, Cheyenne Chapman, and David Ingram.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Kate Britton, Jean Raybould, Ruth Arket, Shirley Britton, and brothers, Harry L. and James L. Hall.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday May 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am. Pastor Calvin Cummings will officiate the services. Interment will follow in the Zelienople Mausoleum.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Providence Baptist Memorial Fund, 201 Chapel Dr. Ellwood City, PA 16117.

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