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Elaine C. Bauder, 61

Elaine C. Bauder, 61, of Hazel Ave., Ellwood City died unexpectedly Sunday, February 1, 2015 in the Emergency Room of the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born October 3, 1953 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Walter L. and Lenora L. Widdowfield McKinney. She was married for 21 years to Donald Bauder, who survives.

Elaine was a member and the former secretary of Lillyville Church of God. She graduated from Riverside High School in 1971. She enjoyed reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband, Donald, survivors include a step daughter, Francine Vogel of Darlington; two sisters, Marsha McKinney of Ellwood City, Connie (Bill) Lutz of Wampum; a brother, Keith McKinney of Wampum;  two step grandchildren, Anna and Robert Vogel; three nieces; and a number of great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, February 4 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 Thursday at 11 am with Pastor Dennis Arndt officiating. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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Donna M. Shaw, 86

Donna M. Shaw, 86, of Orchard Park Dr., New Castle, formerly of Ellwood City passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Butler Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

Born September 8, 1928 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late J. Emery and Elva M. (Dutterer) Neuman. She was married for 64 years to Dale E. Shaw as they were married July 21, 1950.

Donna graduated from Lincoln High School in May of 1946. She furthered her education attending Adrian College in Michigan. Mrs. Shaw began her working career at GC Murphy’s in Ellwood City. She then worked in the business office at the Ellwood City Hospital, the business office of Westminster College in New Wilmington, and also at the former Lawrence Savings and Trust Bank in New Castle. Mrs. Shaw was an active member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, having been a member of the Agape Sunday School Class, the Calvineer’s, was a Deacon, belonged to the Ladies Circle, and was a former officer of the Women’s Association. She enjoyed quilting, at Calvin and various other churches in the area. She was a member of the Ellwood City AARP where she formerly served on the Travel Board. Donna was also a volunteer with the local Meals on Wheels program.

In addition to her husband, Dale, survivors include a daughter, Cindy L. Shaw of Reading, Pa; two sons, Robert E. (Deborah) Shaw of California, Jeffrey A. (Taylor) Shaw of Pittsburgh; two nieces, Carol Reichert of Portersville, Beverly Horton of Georgia, seven nephews: Dr. Timothy J. Lilly of Grove City, Darrel Kennedy of Virginia, Robert Kennedy of Butler, Gerald Robinson of New Castle, David Robinson of Ohio, Gary Robinson of Sharon, and Samuel Robinson of Edinburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Dorothy V. Ickes and Grace A. (Rev. James R.) Lilly of Ellwood City; and niece Saundra Shields of New Castle.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 3-7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received Thursday at the Calvin Presbyterian Church from 10-11 am, with service at 11 am. Her pastor, Rev. Sean Brubaker will officiate. Luncheon will immediately follow the service. Those who wish are welcome to join the family for interment at the Plain Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Calvin Presbyterian Church or the Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care Home.

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Lazetta M. Beachem, 83

Lazetta M. Beachem, 83, of State Rt. 488, Portersville (Perry Twp.) passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 23, 2015 at her residence.

Born December 19, 1931 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Schmitz Bender. She was married for 61 years to Keith Beachem who passed away April 19, 2013.

Lazetta graduated from Lincoln High School in 1951. She worked as a telephone operator in Ellwood City. Mrs. Beachem was a member of the Wurtemburg United Methodist Church. Her most cherished time was spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include four sons, Linn Beachem of Portersville, Dennis (Barbara) Beachem of Ellwood City, Mark (Sussana) Beachem of Germany, John and his former wife, Nan Beachem of Portersville; thirteen grandchildren, Justin (Brandi) Beachem, Emily Beachem, Joshua Beachem, Lyncie Blair, Bryan Beachem, Laurel (Ryan) Brest, Austin (Samantha) Beachem, Lacey (Dean) Marks, Hunter Beachem, ShaeLyn Beachem, Domenick Beachem, Nico Beachem, and Kyree Beachem; and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Andy, Henry, Bill, and John Bender; and a granddaughter, Tessa Beachem.

As per Lazetta’s wishes, a private funeral service will be held Wednesday with her pastor, Rev. Jean Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

In honor of her late husband, memorial contributions may be made to American Liver Foundation, 100 W. Station Square Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

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

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Harold James Young, 97

Harold James Young, 97, formerly of Line Ave., Ellwood City passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Evergreen Nursing Center following a brief illness.

Born April 1, 1917 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late William and Olive Mae Barnnet Young. He was married to on August 27, 1939 to Sara I. Eiler Young who passed away January 26, 2009.

Mr. Young graduated from Lincoln High School in 1937. He retired in 1974 after 33 years of service working as a clerk for US Steel in Ellwood City. Harold served in the Navy as a Petty Officer during WWII. He was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Ellwood City. Harold was the Vice President of the Local 1220 for 6 years. He was also a member of the Ellwood City School Board for 6 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Olivia Lyons (Larry Sten) of Washington, PA, Sarena R. Wheeler of Ellwood City; son, John (Cindy) Young of Cambridge Spring, PA; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and seven great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathryn Duncan. The last of his family, he was also preceded in death by four sisters, Martha Heisner, Bertha Brenneman, Ann Connor, Etta Weyman and three brothers, George, William and Milton Young.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, January 22 from 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Friends will also be received at the funeral home from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am on Friday. Military service will be conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard.

Interment will follow in the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Middle Lancaster, PA.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the City Rescue Mission in New Castle.

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Barbara R. Grinnen Miller, 74

Barbara R. Grinnen Miller, 74, of Wampum passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Golden Hill Nursing Center following an extended illness.

Born August 27, 1940 in Windber, PA, she was the daughter of the late Peter Paul and Minnie Theresa Grieco Lasko. She was first married to John H. Grinnen who passed away October 30, 1971 and then to John T. “Yanko” Miller who passed away May 18, 2011.

Barb graduated from Lincoln High School in 1958. She was affiliated with the Wampum Methodist Church. Barb was an avid bowler and Pittsburgh sports fan. She enjoyed playing bingo. Her favorite past time was attending her grandchildren’s sports and activities.

Survivors include a daughter, Kim (Tom) Nulph, and a son, Ron Grinnen, both of Wampum; five grandchildren, Cherie Norge, Mikki Zeh, Tom Nulph, John Grinnen, and Amie Grinnen; seven great grandchildren; and two brothers, Peter P. Lasko Jr. of New Beaver Boro, Richard (Janet) Lasko of New Castle.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday January 15 from 4 pm until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Rev. Mike Wimer will officiate.

Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Southern Care Hospice, Alzheimer’s Research or the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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Pearl A. Shellenberger, 93

Pearl A. Shellenberger, 93, of Ellwood City (Franklin Twp.) passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born November 28, 1921 in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Thomas and Minnie Morford Furnival. She was married for 37 years to Donald K. Shellenberger, who survives.

Pearl graduated in 1939 from Beaver Falls High School and was an active long time member of their class reunion committee. Mrs. Shellenberger had held an executive secretarial position at Geneva College, retiring in 1983 after 28 years of service. Pearl was a member of Lillyville Church of God. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and was an avid reader.

Survivors include her husband, Don; a daughter, Marilyn (Dr. Michael) Hink of New Castle; five step children, Lawrence Shellenberger of Kentucky, Allan Shellenberger of Colorado, Donna Mayhue of Kentucky, Wanda Shellenberger of North Carolina, Margaret Meyer of Rochester; three granddaughters, Stephanie Bryan of Columbus, Ohio, Laura Eve, and Erika Jevcak, both of New Castle; eight great grandchildren; and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Benny E. Shaner; a daughter, Patricia Beeson; two brothers, Richard and Joseph Furnival; and two sisters, Velma Wright and Mildred Veon.

There will be no public visitation. Friends will be received Saturday January 10 from 11 am until the time of the funeral service at 12 pm at the Lillyville Church of God. Her pastor, Rev. Dennis Ardnt will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lillyville Church of God.

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

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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John Prinzi, 72

 John Prinzi, 72, of 210 Short Street, Denny Schill Manor, Ellwood City died on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Allegheny General Hospital following a brief illness.

Born June 28, 1942 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Samuel J. and Alda M. Aiken Prinzi .

John was a graduate of Lincoln High School. He retired as a carrier for the Ellwood City Ledger after many years of service.

John dedicated his free time in support of Ellwood City Little Leagues, youth basketball and women’s softball serving as both a spectator and coach. He was also an avid Penguins fan.

Survivors include dear friend and companion, Anna Mae Kyle of Ellwood City, PA; two sisters, Mary Lou Prinzi of Allison Park, PA, Patricia (Fred) Schroeder of Cleveland Heights, OH; brother, Ray (Pam) Prinzi of Erie, PA; and was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday January 9, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 am. at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Ralph Phillips will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Schill Manor Residence Association or the Epilepsy Foundation of PA 1501 Reedsdale St. Suite 302 Pittsburgh 15233.

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Lucy M. Ciletti, 89

Lucy M. Ciletti, 89, of Chewton went peacefully to be with her Lord Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from her home with her loving family by her side.

Born October 8, 1925 in Scarsdale, New York, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Maria Louisa Testa Passero. She was married for 63 years to Joseph L. Ciletti Sr. who passed away November 1, 2009.

Mrs. Ciletti was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church. She was a “Prayer Warrior”. The Lord was foremost in her life and she prayed for everyone. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends. Lucy’s most cherished time was spent with family, especially her great grandchildren.

Survivors include three children, Rose Marie (Gary) Arnold of New Castle, Joseph L. (Rosalie) Ciletti Jr. and Susanna Ciletti, both of Chewton; seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Judith Cabral, Anna Graham, and Josephine Passero.

Visiting hours will be Thursday January 8 from 5-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 am with Rev. Taitem Kretz of Life Way Church officiating. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

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