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Janet G. Dawson, 89

Janet G. Dawson, 89, of Petersburg Rd., North Beaver Twp. passed away peacefully with her family at her side Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Jameson Memorial Hospital.

Born August 1, 1925 in North Beaver Twp.,she was the daughter of the late James C. and Mary (Molly) McConaghy Gardner.

She was married for 48 years to George C. Dawson who passed away December 5, 1994.

Janet and her husband George established Dawson’s Orchards in 1946. She was a graduate of Geneva College. A lifelong Presbyterian, Janet taught Sunday School and led the Junior Missionary Group for many years.

Survivors include two sons, Rev. Dr. David G. (Joan) Dawson of New Wilmington, Rev. Dr. Donald J. (Ginny) Dawson of Gibsonia; two daughters, Christine (Richard) McConnell and Carolyn (Scott) McQuiston, both of North Beaver Twp.; sister, Elinore Davis of Wampum; sister in law, Eleanor Gardner of Ponte Vedra, Florida; thirteen grandchildren, and eighteen great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by three sisters, Margaret Anderman, Mary Jane Clark, Jean Miles, two brothers, James L. Gardner, M.D. and Thomas A. Gardner M.D., and a son in law, Kevin Cowher.

Visiting hours will be held Friday March 27 from 4-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Friend will also be received on Saturday from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 at the Wampum Presbyterian Church. Her pastor, Rev. Dr. William R. McGary will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Bethel Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to New Wilmington Mission Conference (www.nwmcmission.org).

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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Mary Jane Kumrow, 74

Kumrow 2Mary Jane Kumrow, 74, of North Beaver Twp., New Castle passed away Monday, March 16, 2015 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital following an extended illness.

Born October 1, 1940 in Kinsman, OH, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Mary Marzinko Papp. She was married for 50 years to Henry A. Kumrow who passed away September 20, 2011.

Mary Jane was a member of the Clinton United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking and baking and taking care of her family. Her most cherished time was spent with her grandchildren.

Survivors include three daughters, Laurie (Doug) Miller of Wampum, Mary (Mark) Callahan of Coraopolis, Valarie (Doug) Black of Camp Hill; siblings, Steve (Grace) Papp of Pittsburgh, Marge Ritter, James (Sue) Papp, and Albert (Pat) Papp, all of Ohio; and five grandchildren, Dougie and Chase Miller, Conner Callahan, and Jordyn and Taylor Black.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Jamie August Kumrow in infancy and four brothers, Alex Jr, Laddie, Sam and Eddie Papp.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday March 19 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 11:00 am with her pastor, Rev. Wayne Cleary officiating.

Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Clinton United Methodist Church.

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Blanche Stephenson, 101

StephensonBlanche Stephenson, 101, of Savannah Rd. New Castle (Shenango Twp.) passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Golden Hill Nursing Center following a brief illness.

Born October 15, 1913 in North Beaver Twp.,she was the daughter of the late Harry William and Viola Lillian Kuhn Allen. She was married for 58 years to Jesse M. Stephenson who passed away April 7, 1990.

Blanche graduated from Mt. Jackson High School. She first worked at Shenango China. She then worked at Kroger’s in New Castle retiring after 25 years of service as a cashier. Blanche was a member of the Moravia Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Edna Booher of Newton Falls, Ohio, Sarah Faye Aiken of Princeton; son, H. Curtis Stephenson of Shenango Twp.; six grandchildren; twenty three great grandchildren; and eight great great grandchildren.

The last of her family she was preceded in death by four sisters, Rhona Hammer, Mary St. Clair, Sarah Crawford, Alice Cory; and five brothers, Clarence, Ellis, James, Ralph, and Harry Allen. Two grandchildren, Linn Booher Jr., Del Booher; and a great granddaughter, Tiffany Booher also preceded her in death.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday March 12, from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 am with her pastor, Rev. David Clark officiating.

Interment will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Moravia Presbyterian Church.

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R. Bobbi Brown, 65

Brown, BobbiR. Bobbi Brown, 65, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born September 3, 1949 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Virginia Shaffer Brown.

Bobbi graduated from Lincoln High School and continued her education at Seton Hill University. She then received her Master’s Degree from Westminster College. Bobbi taught foreign language classes in North Carolina for over 30 years. She was fluent in French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Hebrew, and Greek. While teaching, she chaperoned students on educational trips to Italy. Bobbi was idolized by many of her students who still keep in touch with her.
Bobbi loved dogs; they were the greatest joy in her life. She once had a dog sled team of Siberian Huskies in Canada. Bobbi was a dog sitter for many local residents. She was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, enjoyed outlet shopping, and her favorite color was purple. She also enjoyed going to the Ellwood City Arts and Craft Festival, mainly for the hot sausage sandwiches, Worship in the Park, and the Live Nativity.

Survivors include a brother and sister in law, Rev. Robert and Gayle Brown of Wichita Falls, Texas; nephew, Robbie Brown and wife Ann Brown; niece, Lisa McBride and husband Charles McBride; two great nephews, Kaden and Austin Brown; three great nieces, Keegan Brown, Alexandria Boulom, and Natalie McBride; and her Ellwood City family, Tom and Patty Gibbons, Jackie Streckeisen, Karen Williams, Debbie Kucan, and Lauralee Zelesnak Lees.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society.

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E. Louise Duncan, 88

DuncanE. Louise Duncan, 88, of East St., Portersville passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the VNA Hospital in Butler.

Born March 2, 1926 in Portersville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Daniel and Ellen Ellefson Moore. She was married on May 10, 1946 to Arthur H. Duncan who passed away March 10, 2007.

Louise was affiliated with the Portersville Presbyterian Church and the Portersville Bible Church. Her greatest joy in life was her family.

Survivors include a son, Arthur D. Duncan; five grandchildren; and sixteen great grandchildren, including Brandy Louise Duncan with whom she resided.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Virginia Porter, Jean Miller, Charlene Young; and two brothers, Frank and Sam Moore.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, March 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 11 am with Rev. Mike Charles officiating. Interment will follow in Mountville Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Portersville Bible Church.

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Russel H. Yoho Jr. 52

Russel H. Yoho Jr., 52, of Leetonia, Ohio passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

He was born September 16, 1962 in Bellefonte, PA.

He is survived by his father and step mother, Russel and Virginia Yoho of Mayville, New York; two sons, Russel H. (Monica) Yoho III of Salineville, Ohio, Zachary (Heather) Yoho of Leetonia; two favorite grand babies, Jackson and Elaina Yoho; brother, Douglas Yoho of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; step brother, Marty Burdett of Westfield, New York, step sister, Rachael (Lincoln) Kneer of Mayville, New York; many cousins including best buds, Scott Macri and Jeff Yoho; his best friend, Bradley Hibbard; many nieces and nephews, but best girls, Jessica Poracky and Amanda Brown; and his favorite aunts, Elsie Macri and Debbie Kostelic..

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harvey and Pearl Yoho and Mary and Alfred Mariotti, and a step brother, Jeffery Burdett.

A Memorial service will be held at the Clinton United Methodist Church in Wampum on Friday, February 27 at 1:00 pm.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum, PA.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the family for establishing a college fund for his grandchildren.

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Vera Copper Gotjen, 93

Vera Copper Gotjen, 93, formerly of Wampum and Ellwood City passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Overlook Medical Clinic in New Wilmington following a short illness.

Born October 19, 1921 in Lisbon, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lena Boso Mitchell.

Vera retired from the Holiday Inn in Beaver Falls where she was the manager. She was a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Wampum United Methodist Church. Vera was a member of the Wampum American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bridge and belonged to several card clubs.

Survivors include three sons, Larry (Marie) Walls of Wampum, Merle N. “Bud” (Bonnie) Copper Jr. of Penobscot, Maine, David C. (Sandra) Copper of Volant; daughter, Kathy A. (Richard) Olsen of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three husbands, Merrill J. Walls, Merle N. Copper Sr. and Merle Gotjen; brother, Eugene Mitchell; and three grandchildren, Lawrence Walls Jr., David Walls, and Teri Lynn Durr.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday February 25 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main St. Wampum Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 am with her pastor, Rev. Sean Brubaker officiating. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lawrence County 332 Highland Ave. New Castle, PA 16101.

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Gregory Allen Butchelle, 61

Gregory Allen Butchelle, 61, of Arena Drive, Edinburg PA died on Friday, February 20, 2015 at the UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

Born September 14, 1953 in Ellwood City, PA, he was the son of the late Russell and Theresa Antonelli Butchelle .

He was married to Roberta Bosley Butchelle who passed away on October 10, 2010 for 19 years.

Gregory was a graduate of Vo-Tech and later became a certified chef, obtaining his Culinary Degree from the Pittsburgh Culinary School . He was employed by the Mohawk Sr and Jr High School where he worked in food service. Gregory was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where he sang in the choir. He also enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include a daughter, Francesca Butchelle of Edinburg, PA; a sister, Cherlyn (Vic) Rangel of Ellwood City; a brother in law, Jim Zampella of OH and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife Roberta, he was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Joan Zampella.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday February 23, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 and on Tuesday, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main Street Wampum.

Funeral Services will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church on Wednesday, 2015 at 11:00 with his Pastor Rev. Peggy Suhr Barkley officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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