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Bath B W Funeral Director

522 South Broadway Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-4700
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Bath Naylor Funeral Home and Crematory

522 South Broadway Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-4700
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Garden of Memories

149 South Highway 69
Pittsburg, KS 66735
(620) 231-9235
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Highland Park Cemetery

2025 South Broadway Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-2570
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Jewell Shaun Funeral Director

10753 Northeast 73rd Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-4465
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MT Olive Cemetery

506 East Quincy Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 230-5660
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Naylor Joe Funeral Director

3005 Woodgate Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 232-2898
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Pittsburg City Human Relations Commission Ext 409

201 West 4th Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-4100
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Ward Chester Funeral Director

114 East 4th Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-5600
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White Glenn D Funeral Director

823 East 510th Avenue
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7407
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Death and Funeral Notices for June 20 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Monday, June 19, 2017

June 18. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. FUNERALS TODAY LAVERNE CROW, 89, Tyler; Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery. Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. SUE DAVENPORT, 85, Pittsburg; Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Erman Smith Funeral Home, Pittsburg. PATSY ENGLAND, 79, Lindale; Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. ANNIE LAURIE (VINING) GARRETT, 92, Tyler; Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. JENNIFER ANN (CAMPBELL) LAMANCE, 48, Tyler; Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, 101 West Lee St., Seattle, Washington, 98119. STEPHEN DOUGLAS MCFARLAND, 62, Wills Point; Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church. Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home, Wills Point. RICHARD F. “DICK” NELSON, 94, Henderson; Visitation 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. MOZELLA DORSETT ODUM, 87, Henderson; Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. EUGENIO SANCHEZ VARGAS, 72, Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Tyler. FUNERALS TOMORROW PATRICIA (JORDAN) ALVEY, 73, Tyler; Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. MAXINE FINCH, 77, Chandler; Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at West Lake Baptist Church. Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. WILLIS VERNON JONES, 80, New Chapel Hill/Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church. Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. CAROLYN (DUDLEY) REGISTER, 67, Kilgore; Visitation noon-8 p.m. Tuesday at Cunningham Funeral Home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Post Oak Baptist Church. Cunningham Funeral Home, Kil­gore. JAMES WHITE, 68, Can...

Todd M. Hahn Obituary - WKBN.com

Monday, May 01, 2017

Thompson) Hahn, who survive him, of Greenville.Todd was a 1994 graduate of Greenville High School and attended Butler Community College, where he took AutoCAD classes and ITT Technical Institute in Pittsburgh.He became a licensed massage therapist through the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy and worked as a masseur around the area.He loved being outdoors, hiking, camping, playing disc golf and rock climbing. He especially liked climbing in Summersville, West Virginia. He also enjoyed the time he spent with his daughters.In addition to his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Madison Sedona Hahn and Morgan Samantha Hahn, both of Pittsburgh; a sister, Valorie A. Filer and her husband, Chris, of Mercer; a nephew, Brayden Filer of Mercer; paternal grandmother, Martha L. Hanich of Texas and maternal grandmother, Anna L. Thompson of Greenville.He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, John H. Hahn; maternal grandfather, Robert L. Thompson and stepgrandfather, Steve Hanich.All services are private.Messages of sympathy, stories and photos can be shared at www.osborne-williams.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Osborne -Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 73-75 Columbia Ave. Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125.Order Flowers HereShare this:Related PostsAdvertisement...

Robert J. Snyder Obituary - WKBN.com

Monday, May 01, 2017

Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, with his masters in social work.Bob was the music teacher and chorus director at St. Teresa of Avila Parochial School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for several years. He then began his social work career in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania and continued to work in a similar capacity throughout western Pennsylvania including New Castle, Erie and Pittsburgh. Bob ultimately retired from the U.S. Postal Service after ten years of service.He was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Erie, Pennsylvania and a former member of St. Mary’s Church in New Castle.Bob was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Nest 455, New Castle.An athlete in his own right, Bob was an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan.He devoted his life to family, faith and the Roman Catholic Church. To everyone he met, Bob gave the gifts of love, laughter and music.Survivors include two daughters, Bernadette S. Catrabone and her husband, Matt and Erica M. Snyder, all of Erie, Pennsylvania; one son, Steven P. Snyder, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin; four grandchildren, Gabrielle, Matthew, Ava and Gian Joseph; a great-grandson, Leo and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Thomas Snyder.Calling hours will be 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 111 W. Falls St, New Castle.A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20 for St. Mary’s Church, Mary Mother of Hope Parish, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. by the Rev. Frank A. Almade, pastor.Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Castle.Order Flowers He...

Deaths and Funeral Notices for April 8 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Saturday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. D.W. "BILL" CALVERT, 90, Hideaway. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale, KITTY DOBBS, 86, Pittsburg; Visitation 10-10:45 a.m. Satur­day at Erman Smith Funeral Home. Graveside service 11 a.m. Sat­urday at Leesburg Cemetery. Erman Smith Funeral Home, Pittsburg. ARCHIE DEWAYNE "WAYNE" ERWIN, 51, Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors, Tyler. TY’KEYLIN “HECK” EDWARDO FRAZIER, 15, Daingerfield; Funeral ser­vice 11 a.m. Saturday at Daingerfield High School Auditorium. JC White Funeral & Cremation Services, Mount Pleas­ant. BETTY GRAY FULLER, 88, Tyler; Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. MOLLIE DELWYN GREENLEE, 85, Coppell; Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday at Dalton & Son Funeral Home, Lewisville. KATHLEEN JEWELL JUSTICE GRIFFITH, 97, Tyler; Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery. Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. JERRY EUGENE HUMPHREY SR., 79, Henderson; Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Wesley Chapel CME Church. Garmon Funeral Home, Henderson. LEROY JOHNSON, 91, Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. JAMES HAROLD JONES, 93, Canton; Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home, Wills Point. JOHN “J.C.” CRAWFORD MCDANIEL JR., 79, Chandler; Memo­rial service 2 p.m. Saturday at West Lake Baptist Church. Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. STEPHANIE LYNN PITTS OWENS, 53, Kilgore; Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton. VIRGINIA MAE MCMURRY PEARSON, 92, Tyler; Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Marvin United Methodist Church. Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. TERRY LYNN ROSS, 62, Fort Worth; Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Garmon Funeral Chapel. Garmon Funeral Home, Henderson. VANESSA DALE (ROSS) ROSS, 62, Pittsburg; Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Metropolitan Baptist Church, Pittsburg. JC White Funeral & Cremation Services, Mount Pleasant. GRACE LUCILLE "LUCY” PAGE (SMITHART) SHIPMAN, 85, Canton; Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakeside Baptist Church. Funeral service 11 a.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church, Canton. Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. HUMBERTO VELA SOSA, 63, Lindale; Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugh­erty Funeral Home, Lindale. REBA HODGE WALTON, 87, Big Sandy; Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Sinai Bapti...

African-American funeral homes face their own set of challenges - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

AMNate Guidry/Post-GazetteKaren West Butler owns and runs West Funeral Home in the Hill District. Founded 85 years ago the funeral home is among the oldest black-owned businesses in the Pittsburgh region.Nate Guidry/Post-GazetteKaren West Butler, owner of West Funeral Home in the Hill District, arranges flowers before a funeral visitation Monday. West Funeral Home, founded 85 years ago, is among the black-owned businesses in the Pittsburgh region. .story-share * { box-sizing:content-box;}.fb-share{background:#45619D !important ;}.fb-share:hover {background:#2b3f66 !important;}.tw-share{background:#659FCB !important ;}.tw-share:hover{background:#5488ad !important ;}.stb-share{background:#EB4924 !important;}.stb-share:hover{background:#cc3c1c !important;}.print-share { color:#bababa !important; font-size:30px !important; line-height: 18px !important; } a:hover .print-share{color:#a5a2a2 !important;} .mail-share{ color:#00A85B !important; font-size:30px !important; line-height: 18px !important; } a:hover .mail-share {color:#077c46 !important;} #controls{ width:100%; top:23%;}.relatedmedia{ border-top:2px solid #dedede; border-bottom:2px solid #dedede; border-left:0px; border-right:0px; }.relatedmedia h4{ font-size:20px; margin-bottom...

J. Bruce Wackenhut Obituary - WKBN.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

June 16, 1919 to John H. and Ella F. (Stahl) Wackenhut. Bruce was a graduate of Emsworth High School, attended Carnegie Tech and Drexel Universities and was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Civil Engineering. During World War II he worked as a shipfitter’s helper at Pearl Harbor.From 1949 until his retirement in 1982, he was employed in the Engineering Department of the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad. Bruce was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenville, where he had served on church council, served as the chairman of the Property Committee and as the Superintendent of Sunday School. In addition, he had also for some time been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Meadville and had served on the Board of Directors at Bethesda Children’s Home, where he had volunteered over 2000 hours with the construction of the Home’s Chapel. Bruce was a 54 year member of the Hempfield Township Municipal Authority, served on the Board of Directors of the Greenville Public Library, had been a Boy Scout Leader with Troop #54 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and he very much enjoyed woodworking. On September 29, 1945 he married the former, Margaret E. Floyd, she passed away on July 13, 1995, he then married the former, Frances L. Callahan on September 20, 1996, she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Ann Mathieson and her ...

Dr. Sandra K. Willsie - Parsons Sun

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Grant Willsie of Omaha, Nebraska, and Dr. Philip Willsie of Wilmington, Delaware; and two great-nephews, Mac and Harvey Willsie of Wilmington, Delaware.Sandra graduated magna cum laude from Pittsburg State University with a bachelor’s degree in medical technology, biology and chemistry. She attended Kansas City University of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating magna cum laude, and received the Golden Stethoscope Award for Outstanding Graduate.As an osteopathic physician, with board certification in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, Sandra worked diligently for over 30 years to further scientific discovery and health care education. A National Institutes of Health-funded career academic awardee, a Macy Institute scholar and an invited faculty member on health care leadership at Harvard University, Sandra was very involved in academic medicine. She served as professor of medicine, interim chair of medicine and docent at the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine and as provost, dean, vice dean and department chair at Kansas City University of Osteopathic Medicine.Sandra earned a master’s degree in bioethics and health policy focusing on research ethics from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She made countless scholarly presentations and published regularly with active participation as a board member of the American College of Chest Physicians. Sandra once said “when you can’t breathe, nothing much else matters,” and in her persuasive way, she was instrumental in the creation and financial recruitment for the establishment of the Chest Foundation, for which she later served as a board member. Today the Chest Foundatio...

Althea S. Burns Obituary - WKBN.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

June 22, 1926 to Charles E. and Edith (Roberts) Stritmater. Connie was a 1944 graduate of Bellevue (Pennsylvania) High School and during the 1940’s she was employed at Allis Chalmers in Pittsburgh. Connie was a member of Hillside Presbyterian Church, Greenville, where she served on the Board of Deacons, was named Hillside Member of The Year and had sang in the choir for more than 60 years.Connie was a past volunteer at the Good Shepherd Center, UPMC Horizon Greenville Hospitality Shop and the Greenville Public Library. She was an avid reader, card player and game player. Faith and family were the focus of her life. Connie will be remembered for her kind, generous and optimistic approach to all things. On September 20, 1946 she married Donald A. Woods, he passed away on November 20, 1977. She then married William C. Burns on July 3, 1982 and he passed away on July 17, 2009. Survivors include, a daughter, Wendy Woods of York, Pennsylvania; a son, D. Scott Woods and his wife, Linda of Greenville; a stepdaughter, Amy Eakin and her husband, Bob of Palm Coast, Florida; two stepsons, David W. Burns and his wife, Kathy of Palm Coast, Florida and John W. Burns and his wife, Kathryn of Pickerington, Ohio; two brothers, David Stritmater and his companion, Ro of Mohawk, New York and Charles Stritmater of Winter Park, Florida; five grandchildren, Jason Woods, Becky Woods, Alison Harbau...

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Death and Funeral Notices for June 20 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Monday, June 19, 2017

June 18. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. FUNERALS TODAY LAVERNE CROW, 89, Tyler; Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery. Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. SUE DAVENPORT, 85, Pittsburg; Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Erman Smith Funeral Home, Pittsburg. PATSY ENGLAND, 79, Lindale; Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. ANNIE LAURIE (VINING) GARRETT, 92, Tyler; Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. JENNIFER ANN (CAMPBELL) LAMANCE, 48, Tyler; Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, 101 West Lee St., Seattle, Washington, 98119. STEPHEN DOUGLAS MCFARLAND, 62, Wills Point; Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church. Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home, Wills Point. RICHARD F. “DICK” NELSON, 94, Henderson; Visitation 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. MOZELLA DORSETT ODUM, 87, Henderson; Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. EUGENIO SANCHEZ VARGAS, 72, Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Tyler. FUNERALS TOMORROW PATRICIA (JORDAN) ALVEY, 73, Tyler; Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. MAXINE FINCH, 77, Chandler; Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at West Lake Baptist Church. Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. WILLIS VERNON JONES, 80, New Chapel Hill/Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church. Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. CAROLYN (DUDLEY) REGISTER, 67, Kilgore; Visitation noon-8 p.m. Tuesday at Cunningham Funeral Home. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Post Oak Baptist Church. Cunningham Funeral Home, Kil­gore. JAMES WHITE, 68, Can...

Todd M. Hahn Obituary - WKBN.com

Monday, May 01, 2017

Thompson) Hahn, who survive him, of Greenville.Todd was a 1994 graduate of Greenville High School and attended Butler Community College, where he took AutoCAD classes and ITT Technical Institute in Pittsburgh.He became a licensed massage therapist through the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy and worked as a masseur around the area.He loved being outdoors, hiking, camping, playing disc golf and rock climbing. He especially liked climbing in Summersville, West Virginia. He also enjoyed the time he spent with his daughters.In addition to his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Madison Sedona Hahn and Morgan Samantha Hahn, both of Pittsburgh; a sister, Valorie A. Filer and her husband, Chris, of Mercer; a nephew, Brayden Filer of Mercer; paternal grandmother, Martha L. Hanich of Texas and maternal grandmother, Anna L. Thompson of Greenville.He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, John H. Hahn; maternal grandfather, Robert L. Thompson and stepgrandfather, Steve Hanich.All services are private.Messages of sympathy, stories and photos can be shared at www.osborne-williams.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Osborne -Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 73-75 Columbia Ave. Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125.Order Flowers HereShare this:Related PostsAdvertisement...

Robert J. Snyder Obituary - WKBN.com

Monday, May 01, 2017

Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, with his masters in social work.Bob was the music teacher and chorus director at St. Teresa of Avila Parochial School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for several years. He then began his social work career in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania and continued to work in a similar capacity throughout western Pennsylvania including New Castle, Erie and Pittsburgh. Bob ultimately retired from the U.S. Postal Service after ten years of service.He was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Erie, Pennsylvania and a former member of St. Mary’s Church in New Castle.Bob was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Nest 455, New Castle.An athlete in his own right, Bob was an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan.He devoted his life to family, faith and the Roman Catholic Church. To everyone he met, Bob gave the gifts of love, laughter and music.Survivors include two daughters, Bernadette S. Catrabone and her husband, Matt and Erica M. Snyder, all of Erie, Pennsylvania; one son, Steven P. Snyder, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin; four grandchildren, Gabrielle, Matthew, Ava and Gian Joseph; a great-grandson, Leo and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Thomas Snyder.Calling hours will be 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 111 W. Falls St, New Castle.A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20 for St. Mary’s Church, Mary Mother of Hope Parish, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. by the Rev. Frank A. Almade, pastor.Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Castle.Order Flowers He...

Deaths and Funeral Notices for April 8 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Saturday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. D.W. "BILL" CALVERT, 90, Hideaway. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale, KITTY DOBBS, 86, Pittsburg; Visitation 10-10:45 a.m. Satur­day at Erman Smith Funeral Home. Graveside service 11 a.m. Sat­urday at Leesburg Cemetery. Erman Smith Funeral Home, Pittsburg. ARCHIE DEWAYNE "WAYNE" ERWIN, 51, Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors, Tyler. TY’KEYLIN “HECK” EDWARDO FRAZIER, 15, Daingerfield; Funeral ser­vice 11 a.m. Saturday at Daingerfield High School Auditorium. JC White Funeral & Cremation Services, Mount Pleas­ant. BETTY GRAY FULLER, 88, Tyler; Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. MOLLIE DELWYN GREENLEE, 85, Coppell; Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday at Dalton & Son Funeral Home, Lewisville. KATHLEEN JEWELL JUSTICE GRIFFITH, 97, Tyler; Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery. Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. JERRY EUGENE HUMPHREY SR., 79, Henderson; Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Wesley Chapel CME Church. Garmon Funeral Home, Henderson. LEROY JOHNSON, 91, Tyler; Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. JAMES HAROLD JONES, 93, Canton; Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home, Wills Point. JOHN “J.C.” CRAWFORD MCDANIEL JR., 79, Chandler; Memo­rial service 2 p.m. Saturday at West Lake Baptist Church. Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. STEPHANIE LYNN PITTS OWENS, 53, Kilgore; Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton. VIRGINIA MAE MCMURRY PEARSON, 92, Tyler; Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Marvin United Methodist Church. Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. TERRY LYNN ROSS, 62, Fort Worth; Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at Garmon Funeral Chapel. Garmon Funeral Home, Henderson. VANESSA DALE (ROSS) ROSS, 62, Pittsburg; Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Metropolitan Baptist Church, Pittsburg. JC White Funeral & Cremation Services, Mount Pleasant. GRACE LUCILLE "LUCY” PAGE (SMITHART) SHIPMAN, 85, Canton; Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakeside Baptist Church. Funeral service 11 a.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church, Canton. Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. HUMBERTO VELA SOSA, 63, Lindale; Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Caudle-Rutledge-Daugh­erty Funeral Home, Lindale. REBA HODGE WALTON, 87, Big Sandy; Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Sinai Bapti...

African-American funeral homes face their own set of challenges - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

AMNate Guidry/Post-GazetteKaren West Butler owns and runs West Funeral Home in the Hill District. Founded 85 years ago the funeral home is among the oldest black-owned businesses in the Pittsburgh region.Nate Guidry/Post-GazetteKaren West Butler, owner of West Funeral Home in the Hill District, arranges flowers before a funeral visitation Monday. West Funeral Home, founded 85 years ago, is among the black-owned businesses in the Pittsburgh region. .story-share * { box-sizing:content-box;}.fb-share{background:#45619D !important ;}.fb-share:hover {background:#2b3f66 !important;}.tw-share{background:#659FCB !important ;}.tw-share:hover{background:#5488ad !important ;}.stb-share{background:#EB4924 !important;}.stb-share:hover{background:#cc3c1c !important;}.print-share { color:#bababa !important; font-size:30px !important; line-height: 18px !important; } a:hover .print-share{color:#a5a2a2 !important;} .mail-share{ color:#00A85B !important; font-size:30px !important; line-height: 18px !important; } a:hover .mail-share {color:#077c46 !important;} #controls{ width:100%; top:23%;}.relatedmedia{ border-top:2px solid #dedede; border-bottom:2px solid #dedede; border-left:0px; border-right:0px; }.relatedmedia h4{ font-size:20px; margin-bottom...

J. Bruce Wackenhut Obituary - WKBN.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

June 16, 1919 to John H. and Ella F. (Stahl) Wackenhut. Bruce was a graduate of Emsworth High School, attended Carnegie Tech and Drexel Universities and was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Civil Engineering. During World War II he worked as a shipfitter’s helper at Pearl Harbor.From 1949 until his retirement in 1982, he was employed in the Engineering Department of the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad. Bruce was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenville, where he had served on church council, served as the chairman of the Property Committee and as the Superintendent of Sunday School. In addition, he had also for some time been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Meadville and had served on the Board of Directors at Bethesda Children’s Home, where he had volunteered over 2000 hours with the construction of the Home’s Chapel. Bruce was a 54 year member of the Hempfield Township Municipal Authority, served on the Board of Directors of the Greenville Public Library, had been a Boy Scout Leader with Troop #54 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and he very much enjoyed woodworking. On September 29, 1945 he married the former, Margaret E. Floyd, she passed away on July 13, 1995, he then married the former, Frances L. Callahan on September 20, 1996, she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Ann Mathieson and her ...

Dr. Sandra K. Willsie - Parsons Sun

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Grant Willsie of Omaha, Nebraska, and Dr. Philip Willsie of Wilmington, Delaware; and two great-nephews, Mac and Harvey Willsie of Wilmington, Delaware.Sandra graduated magna cum laude from Pittsburg State University with a bachelor’s degree in medical technology, biology and chemistry. She attended Kansas City University of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating magna cum laude, and received the Golden Stethoscope Award for Outstanding Graduate.As an osteopathic physician, with board certification in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, Sandra worked diligently for over 30 years to further scientific discovery and health care education. A National Institutes of Health-funded career academic awardee, a Macy Institute scholar and an invited faculty member on health care leadership at Harvard University, Sandra was very involved in academic medicine. She served as professor of medicine, interim chair of medicine and docent at the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine and as provost, dean, vice dean and department chair at Kansas City University of Osteopathic Medicine.Sandra earned a master’s degree in bioethics and health policy focusing on research ethics from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She made countless scholarly presentations and published regularly with active participation as a board member of the American College of Chest Physicians. Sandra once said “when you can’t breathe, nothing much else matters,” and in her persuasive way, she was instrumental in the creation and financial recruitment for the establishment of the Chest Foundation, for which she later served as a board member. Today the Chest Foundatio...

Althea S. Burns Obituary - WKBN.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

June 22, 1926 to Charles E. and Edith (Roberts) Stritmater. Connie was a 1944 graduate of Bellevue (Pennsylvania) High School and during the 1940’s she was employed at Allis Chalmers in Pittsburgh. Connie was a member of Hillside Presbyterian Church, Greenville, where she served on the Board of Deacons, was named Hillside Member of The Year and had sang in the choir for more than 60 years.Connie was a past volunteer at the Good Shepherd Center, UPMC Horizon Greenville Hospitality Shop and the Greenville Public Library. She was an avid reader, card player and game player. Faith and family were the focus of her life. Connie will be remembered for her kind, generous and optimistic approach to all things. On September 20, 1946 she married Donald A. Woods, he passed away on November 20, 1977. She then married William C. Burns on July 3, 1982 and he passed away on July 17, 2009. Survivors include, a daughter, Wendy Woods of York, Pennsylvania; a son, D. Scott Woods and his wife, Linda of Greenville; a stepdaughter, Amy Eakin and her husband, Bob of Palm Coast, Florida; two stepsons, David W. Burns and his wife, Kathy of Palm Coast, Florida and John W. Burns and his wife, Kathryn of Pickerington, Ohio; two brothers, David Stritmater and his companion, Ro of Mohawk, New York and Charles Stritmater of Winter Park, Florida; five grandchildren, Jason Woods, Becky Woods, Alison Harbau...