Ellwood City Area Obituaries

Henry Pollak, 92

Mr. Henry Pollak, 92, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in the Oakland VA Medical Center surrounded by his family.

Mr. Pollak was born on June 12, 1922 in Ellwood City to the late Michael and Mary Macenko Pollak. He had attended Lincoln High School and was Catholic by faith. Henry enlisted with the U.S. Army on August 28, 1943 and served with the Co. B 796th Military Police until his discharge on February, 28, 1946. He had fought in the Battles of the Rhineland, and Central Europe and was awarded two Bronze Battle Stars, and the Victory and American Theater Ribbons. A Disabled American Veteran, Henry had resided at the VA Pittsburgh Health Care System in Aspenwall, Pa for several years. Previously he had lived most of his life in Ellport and Old Hollow Road, New Castle.

Mr. Pollak is survived by several nieces and nephews.

The last of his family, Henry was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Emma Colowit, Josephine Belding , and Mary Pollak, and his brothers, John , Michael, Cyril, and George Pollak.

A Private Family Service with full military honors will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

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Patsy A. “Pat” DiCarlo, 86

Mr. Patsy A. “Pat” DiCarlo, 86, of Ellwood City passed away on the evening of Monday, November 17, 2014 in the Butler Memorial Hospital.

Mr. DiCarlo was born on April 5, 1928 in Ellwood City to the late Donato “Dan” and Anna Tomei DiCarlo. Pat is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1946 and the Holy Redeemer Parish. He enlisted with the U.S. Army on September 11, 1946 and served until his discharge on January 5, 1948. He served with the Headquarter Detachment of Sugamo Prison in Japan as a prison guard. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and the Army Occupation of Japan Medal. In 1952 Pat graduated from the Beaver Valley Masonry Training School in Rochester. He then worked at the U.S. Steel Mill in Ellwood City for 15 years, and then at the Babcock and Wilcox Steel Mill in Beaver Falls and Ambridge as a shipper until the mill closed. Pat is also a member of the MOOSE Lodge #93 and the Knights of Columbus. He was a passionate golfer and had helped with the construction of the Del-Mar Golf Course.

Mr. DiCarlo is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Ann (Michael) Weinman of Columbus, Ohio, his son and daughter-in-law Dan (Carla) DiCarlo of Ellwood City, his four grandchildren Margaret Weinman, Marina Weinman, Celia DiCarlo, and Gina DiCarlo, and his two sisters Mary DiCarlo of Ellwood City, and Margaret (Albert) LaClair of Fowler, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Margaret Joan Cahill DiCarlo whom he married on September 18, 1965 and passed away on December 21, 2011, his sister Joan Timko, and his brother Andrew DiCarlo.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc and Cremation Services. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 am in the Holy Redeemer Church. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Those attending the Funeral Mass are asked to meet at the Funeral Home on Friday by 9:20 am. Members of the Veterans Honor Guard are asked to meet at the cemetery on Friday by 10:50 am to conduct full military honors. Memorial contributions in Mr. diCarlo’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund.

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June G. Seetch, 93

June G. Seetch, 93, of California Ave., Ellwood City died unexpectedly Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at her residence.

Born April 8, 1921 in Frisco, she was the daughter of the late Forrest and Florence Arnold Dobson. She was married to the late Jacob H. Seetch, who passed away in 1995.

Mrs. Seetch retired in 1975 from US Steel Company where she worked in the Payroll Department for 30 years. She then worked for several years at Commercial Machine Company in Ellwood City. June graduated from Lincoln High School in 1939. She served with the US Navy as a Yeoman’s Third Class from 1944-1946. Active in the community, June was a member of the First Christian Church, former member of the Ellwood City Business and Professional Women, the Ellwood City Hospital Auxiliary, volunteer with the Meals on Wheels Program, and a member of the Ellwood City AARP.

Survivors include a step daughter, Barbara Morey of Virginia; sister, Ruth Flinner of Wampum; sister in law, Lucille Dobson of California; two step grandchildren, her god child, Terry McManus of Pittsburgh and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jane Narkiewicz and a brother, Forrest Dobson.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, November 20 from noon until the time of the funeral service at 2 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Her Pastor, Tom O’Brien will officiate. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to First Christian Church or the donor’s favorite charity.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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Larry G. Lillibridge, 57

Mr. Larry G. Lillibridge, 57, of Ellport passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at his residence.

Larry was born on October 3, 1957 to the late Edwin and Evelyn Wolfe Lillibridge. He graduated from the Madison High School in Mansfield, Ohio with the class of 1976. For many years Larry worked as a carpenter with the Greater Pittsburgh Carpenters Union #2274.  An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping.

Larry is survived by his daughter Amanda Lillibridge of Butler, his son Aaron Lillibridge of Ellwood City, his two grandchildren Evan Michael Miller, and Alexis Marie Miller, his sister Joyce (Brian) Norris of Bellville, Ohio, and his brother James Lillibridge of Ashland, Ohio.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 pm until the time of Services at 7:00 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services with Rev. R. Tod Custer officiating.

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Patricia I. Keith, 63

Ms. Patricia I. Keith, 63, of New Castle passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the Jameson Memorial Hospital.

Ms. Keith was born on October 26, 1951 in Garrett, Pa to the late Russell D. Keith, Sr. and Ila Mae Ackerman Keith. She had attended Lawrence County Vo-Tech. Patty was a wonderful cook and a loving mother and grandmother.

Patty is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rachael (David) Rue of Ellwood City, her two sons and daughters-in-law, Elton “Tony” (Nicole) Sturges of Mt. Joy, PA, and Dustin (Sarah) Sturges of Resaca, GA, her six grandchildren, Anthony Rue, Callie, Alec, Lucy, Isabella, and Jackson Sturges. She is also survived by her sister, Kathy Hewitt of Darlington, her two brothers, Russell D. (Lorna) Keith, Jr. of Wilton, WI, and Richard Keith of Darlington, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death her parents, her sister-in-law, Shirley Keith, and her brother-in-law, Gary Hewitt.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2-6 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services. The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/

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Larry Lillibridge, 57

Mr. Larry Lillibridge, 57, of Ellport passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at his residence. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services.

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Patricia Keith, 63

Mrs. Patricia Keith, 63, of New Castle passed away on Saturday evening in the Jameson Memorial Hospital. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc and Cremation Services.

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Jean L. Worrell, 93

Jean L. Worrell, 93, formerly of Wurtemburg died Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Evergreen Nursing Center following an extended illness.

Born January 13, 1921 in Butler, she was the daughter of the late Ross and Carrie Painter Curry. She was married for 60 years to Floyd G. Worrell Jr. who passed away February 10, 2002.

Mrs. Worrell graduated from Butler High School in 1939. She retired from the Ellwood City School District in 1984 where she was the librarian and a teacher’s aid. She was a member of the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church and the Democratic Woman’s Club.

Survivors include a son, Floyd G. (Donna Mercuri) Worrell III of Naples, Florida; a daughter, Janna (William) Milburn of Ormond Beach, Florida; granddaughter, Sasha (Andrew Tasler) Sulia of Bend, Oregon; and a great grandson, Gray Tasler.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Gretchen King and a brother, Dale Curry.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday November 18 from 5 pm until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Her pastor, Rev. Julia Williamson will officiate. Interment will follow in the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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