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Martin J. Woloszyn, 73

Martin J. Woloszyn, 73, of Chewton died on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Avalon Nursing Center following an extended illness.

Born May 27, 1940 in Chewton, he was the son of the late Julian and Mary Ostrowski Woloszyn.

Marty retired from Babcock and Wilcox following 30 years of service. After his retirement, he served as the maintenance supervisor at the Queen of Heaven Parish. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Church and a former member of the Holy Name Society. He was a member and former chief of the Chewton Volunteer Fire Department and a former member of the Taylor Twp Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a member of the Chewton Polish White Eagles Club.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Rita Kolik Woloszyn; two daughters, Michele (Sean) Seth of North East, Mary (Michael) Rice of New Castle; son, Michael (Regina) Woloszyn of Midland; two sisters, Julia (Leon) Johnson of State College, Margaret (Joe) Civitillo of Apollo; two brothers, Andrew (Diane) Woloszyn of Ellwood City, Anthony (Karen) Woloszyn of Chewton; four grandchildren, Micaela Woloszyn, Jeremy Rice, Jayne and Julia Seth.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Henry Woloszyn.

Visiting hours will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, Main St. Wampum on Tuesday May 6 from 9 until departing at 10:30 for the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Holy Redeemer Church in Ellwood City.

Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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James “Jay” Rosaci Jr., 83

James “Jay” Rosaci Jr., 83, of Northview Estates passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 2, 2014 following an extended illness.

Born February 17, 1931 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late James D. Rosaci Sr. and Mabel Irene Jeffers Rosaci Main. He was married for 58 years to Edith J. Pica Rosaci who passed October 9, 2008.

Jay retired from the Masury Works of US Steel after transferring from the Ellwood City Works. He was affiliated with the Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church. An Army Veteran, Jay served during the Korean War from August 16, 1948 to July 14, 1950. He enjoyed camping, bowling, and working puzzles.

Survivors include a son and daughter in law, James Jay and Cindy Rosaci; a sister, Mary Ann Cearfoss; and a granddaughter, Nicole “Colei” Rosaci Hall and her husband, Travis Hall, all of Ellwood City.

He was preceded in death by five sisters, Betty Pezzi, Rose Main, Josephine Joseph, Evelyn Kirkwood, and Cate Holler.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday May 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. The Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church will conduct a Prayer Service at 2 pm. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 am with his pastor, Rev. Dr. Daniel Stinson officiating.

Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

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

The family wishes to thank Dr. Dawso and Dr. DiBiagio and the staff at Northview for their caring and compassionate care.

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James E. Stephenson, 98

James E. Stephenson, 98, formerly of Wampum passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Clarview Nursing Home in Sligo, Pa following an extended illness.

Born February 18, 1916 in Mt. Jackson, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Moltz Bagham. He was married for 65 years to Helen J. Sadler Stephenson who passed away August 10, 2002.

Jim retired from Babcock & Wilcox where he was a pipe fitter. He was an active member of the Wampum United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir for many years. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Lodge 599 and the New Castle Consistory.

Survivors include a daughter, Kay (Donald L.) Schettler of Fryburg, PA; three granddaughters, Lisa (Thad) Taylor of Gainesville, GA, Lindsay (Larry) Wolbert of Grove City, Kara Schettler of New Castle; and seven great grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday April 28 from 11 until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Rev. Todd Davis of the Wampum United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Oak Park Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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Frank Lloyd Steffler, 92

Frank Lloyd Steffler, 92, of Fombell passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family following an extended illness.

Born July 18, 1921 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Clair G. and Nellie Weller Steffler. He was married for 54 years to Lucille E. Druschel Steffler who passed away March 11, 1999.

Frank graduated from Lincoln High School in 1939 and served in the Navy from 1942 to 1946, serving in Sicily and North Africa Conflicts. Frank worked at US Steel as a millwright until it closed and then with Commercial Machine Works until his retirement. Frank was a member of the Camp Run Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder for many years. He was also a member of the Harmony Masonic Lodge and the New Castle Consistory. Lloyd was a 70 year member of the Pleasant Valley Grange. Local history and genealogy were his favorite hobbies.

Survivors include three daughters, Joan (Bruce) Badger of Wampum, Carol Ceccatti of Fombell, Linda McMillan of Texas; son, Glen (Carole) Steffler of Beaver Falls; brother, George Steffler of Fombell; six grandchildren, Jessica Palmer, Josie Badger, Sarah Robertson, Mitchell, Caleb and Emily Steffler; and three great grandchildren, Madison and Michael Palmer and Logan Steffler.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday April 21 from 4-7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received on Tuesday from 10 until the time of the funeral service at 11 at the Camp Run United Presbyterian Church. His pastor, Rev. Andrew Shaffer will officiate. Interment will follow in the Camp Run Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Camp Run United Presbyterian Church, 489 Church Rd. Fombell, PA 16123

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Robert Petrucci, 78

Robert Petrucci, 78, of Franklin Ave., Ellwood City passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Butler Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born January 13, 1936 in Ellwood City,he was the son of the late James and Lucy Issacco Petrucci .

He was married for 47 years to Stella “Dee Dee” Prestopine Petrucci as they were married July 22, 1967.

Bob formerly worked at National Plumbing. He then worked for 23 years and retired from Babcock and Wilcox. He recently worked part time at the Holiday Inn. Bob graduated from Lincoln High School in 1953. He was Catholic by faith. Bob enjoyed bowling, watching NASCAR, and was an avid follower of Lincoln High School sports.

Survivors include his wife, Stella, sister in law, Norma Jean (Dale) Saam; three brother in laws, Charles, Tom, and Angelo Prestopine; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Miller, and his twin brother in infancy, Alexander Robert Petrucci.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday April 17 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. A Blessing Service will be held on Friday at 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

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Ruth Ann Boots, 74

Ruth Ann Boots, 74, of Jesse St., Ellwood City (Franklin Twp.) died on Friday, April 11, 2014 at her residence following a three year illness.

Born August 8, 1939 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late James and Evelyn Wright McKeough. She was married for 58 years to Harry L. Boots who survives. They were married on December 31, 1955.

Ruth Ann attended Lincoln High School and Penn State University where she attained her certificate as a paralegal. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Zelienople. Ruth Ann loved her family deeply. She loved all people and truly loved children and was instrumental in helping to build an orphanage in the Congo.

In addition to her husband, Harry, survivors include three sons, Mike (Kathy) Boots, Todd Boots, Eric (Tina) Boots; daughter, Kim (Leonard) Ripper; daughter in law, Beth Boots; sister, Honey Jo McKeough; brother, Gary (Betty) McKeough, all of Ellwood City; 10 grandchildren, Sandy Boots, Josh Clyde, Shannon Steigerwald, Rachael Steinbach, Lenny Ripper, Shawn Perkins, Lacey Boots, Jessica Spaulding, Renee Boots and Jimmie Boots; and 19 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Barry, who passed away April 7, 2014; brothers, Don, Tom, Charles, and Dennis McKeough; sisters, Sue Hockenberry and Martha Fischer; and a grandson, Bradley Scheidemantle.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday April 15 from 5 to 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held at the Lillyville Church of God on Wednesday at 11:00 am with her Pastor, Mark Sentell officiating.

Interment will follow in the Lillyville Church of God Cemetery.

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Susan C. Guy Marich, 58

Susan C. Guy Marich, 58, of Big Beaver Blvd., Wampum (Big Beaver Boro) passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on the 8th of April 2014.

Born October 9, 1955 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Arnold O. Guy and Sally C. Lyons Guy with whom she resided.

Susan was a beautiful wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. Her family was the most important thing in her life. She cherished every memory made. Her laughter and smiling eyes lit up the room. Susan was a twenty one year cancer survivor. She enjoyed doing crafts.

In addition to her mother, Sally, survivors include husband, Dan of Wampum; two daughters, Tammy Fleeson of Ellport, Roxanne Marich of Wampum; son, Danny Marich of Altoona; two sisters, Sandy (Mark) Dombeck of Shenango Twp., Dixie (Ron) Chappell of Wampum; and two grandchildren, Nicholas and Natalee Fleeson.

She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Eddie Guy.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday April 11 from 5 pm until the time of the funeral service at 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Pastor Sam Fidell of the Living Manna in Ellwood City will officiate. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

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Barry R. Boots, 57

Barry R. Boots, 57, of Stiefel Ave., Ellwood City (Franklin Twp.) died at home on Monday, April 7, 2014 after a long courageous battle with cancer. He had formerly live in Tampa Florida for 19 years.

Born May 11, 1956 in Ellwood City, he was the son of Harry L. and Ruth Ann McKeough Boots of Ellwood City. He was married on October 18, 1975 to Elizabeth “Beth” Peeples Boots who survives.

Barry loved his family and friends and the good times he had with them. He had a passion for Jeep Restoration, Drag Racing, and Muscle Cars. He enjoyed his extensive music collection throughout the years.

In addition to his parents and wife, Beth, survivors include a daughter, Sandy L Boots of Fort Myers, Florida; sister, Kimberly (Leonard) Ripper of Ellwood City; three brothers, Michael (Kathy) Boots of New Castle, Todd Boots and Eric (Tina) Boots, both of Ellwood City; two grandchildren, Zachary D. Griffith and Hayleigh E. Robinson, both of Ellwood City. He is also survived by his in laws, David and Lois Peeples of Fombell, a sister in law, Virginia A. Peeples of San Rafael, CA,and two brother in laws, Mark D. Peeples of Albany, GA, and Jeff C. Peeples of Dameron, MD.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bradley E. Scheidemantle in March of 1994.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday April 10 from 4 until the time of the funeral service 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Elder Peter Hess of the First Baptist Church of Zelienople will officiate.

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