Ellwood City Area Obituaries

Douglas R. Kelly, 64

KellyMr. Douglas R. Kelly, 64, of Ellwood City passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in the Ellwood City Hospital.

Doug was born on April 22, 1950 in Ellwood City to the late Robert R. and Martha E. Irwin Kelly.

He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1968. Doug recently retired from Ellwood Safety Appliance. He is also a member of the Hungarian Home in Ellwood City.

An outdoorsman, Doug enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He also was an avid Racing fan and a Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins fan.

Mr. Kelly is survived by his two sons, Eric (Kara) Kelly of Ellport and Ryan Kelly of Koppel, and his three grandchildren, Anthony, Ireland, and Rhyann Kelly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Patricia G. Kelly.

As per Doug’s wishes there will not be a public visitation or service. A private burial service will be held for the family at the North Sewickley Cemetery.

The Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/

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Edward Sturges, 59

SturgesMr. Edward Sturges, 59, of Shenango Twp. passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 in the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital as the result of an automobile accident.

Ed was born on June 11, 1955 in Ellwood City to the late Lorraine E. Myers Sturges. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1973. Ed was presently working for the US Liner Company in Cranberry Twp.. He enjoyed the outdoors and camping.

Ed is survived his daughter and son-in-law, Rachael (David) Rue of Ellwood City, his two sons and daughters-in-law, Elton “Tony” (Nicole) Sturges of Mt. Joy, Pa, Dustin (Sarah) Sturges of Resaca, GA, his six grandchildren, Anthony Rue, Callie, Alec, Lucy, Isabella, and Jackson Sturges. He is also survived by his two brothers, John (Debbie) Sturges of West Virginia, and Charles Sturges of Ellwood City.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, and his special friend Beverly Hassinger who also passed away as the result of the automobile accident.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday from 2-5 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services. Memorial contributions for Mr. Burges may be made to the family in c/o the Funeral Home.

The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/

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Timothy A. Stiles, 56

Stiles, Timothy UncroppedTimothy A. Stiles, 56, of Ellwood City, passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning, March 2, 2015.

He was born in Wilmington, DE on April 20, 1958 to the late Joseph E. Stiles, Sr. and Willivyn D. John Stiles Tilkey, who survives.

Timothy graduated from Lincoln High School in the class of 1976 and most recently worked in inside sales at Summers Rubber Company in New Castle. He enjoyed camping, boating, and cooking, but his family was his greatest joy in life.

Timothy is survived by his mother, Willivyn D. Johns Stiles (and Robert A.) Tilkey of Ellwood City, his former wife, Barbara Stiles, of Ellwood City, and by two sisters and a brother: Cynda (and Jeff) Wehman of Perry Township, Ginger (and Jim) Reilly and Joseph E. (and Grace) Stiles, Jr., all of Ellwood City. Several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews also survive, as well as his beloved dog, Skip.

Friends will be received from 2 P.M. until the time of a memorial service at 4 P.M. today, Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue, with Rev. Charles Shepson, his uncle, officiating.

Interment will be in Locust Grove Cemetery, North Sewickley Township.

You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences online at www.turnerfh.com.

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Beverly K. Hassinger, 59

Hassinger, Beverly UncroppedBeverly K. Hassinger, 59, of Shenango Township, passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning, March 2, 2015, as a result of an automobile accident.

She was born in Ellwood City on November 27, 1955 to the late Robert Hassinger and the late Emily Sutch Hassinger. She graduated from Lincoln High School in the class of 1973 and worked as a pharmacy technician at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy for 20 years until it closed. More recently, she worked at CVS Pharmacy in Franklin Plaza. Beverly enjoyed scrapbooking, camping, playing cards, and dancing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her companion, Edward Sturges, who also passed away as a result of the accident. She was also preceded by her sister, Sandra Epling, and her son-in-law, Jared Boone.

She is survived by her children: Vonda (and Joseph) McElhinny of Mars, Jody Weir of Shenango Township, and William “Bud” Weir of New Castle. Four grandchildren survive: Lacey, Trevor, Bryce, and Rhiannon, as well as a great grandson, Jorden, and her brother, James (and Kathy) Hassinger of Ohio.

Friends will be received from 2-4 P.M. and from 6 P.M. until the time of service at 8 P.M. on Thursday, March 5, 2015 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue, with Rev. Calvin Cummings, of Providence Baptist Church, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences online at www.turnerfh.com.

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Olive M. Powell, 91

PowellMrs. Olive M. Powell, 91, of Koppel passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 in the St. John’s Specialty Care.

Mrs. Powell was born on February 9, 1924 in Ellwood City to the late John A. and Mable Peffer Lutz.

She had attended Lincoln High School, and was a home maker most of her life. Olive enjoyed being with her friends and playing cards.

Mrs. Powell is survived by her nieces and nephews, Don and Barb Lutz, Josh and Linda Lutz, Carol Lutz, Josh Lutz, Mary and John Grezelka, and Linda and Jim Gregory, and many great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William J. Powell whom she married in 1948 and passed away in 1987, and her two brothers, James and John E. Lutz.

A private graveside service will be held for the family on Friday at the Camp Run Untied Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to 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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Stephanie E. Heitzenrater, 42

hetizMs. Stephanie E. Heitzenrater, 42, of Perry Twp. passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 2, 2015 in her residence.

Ms. Heitzenrater was born on March 22, 1972 in New Castle to Miles and Pamela Young Heitzenrater.

Stephanie is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1990, and had attended Pensicola Christian College where she was majoring in teaching. She also is a member of the Slippery Rock Baptist Church.

Stephanie loved being with her son Caleb, her nieces and nephews, and her family.

Stephanie is survived by her parents, her son, Caleb Heitzenrater, her two brothers, Eric (Bonnie) Heitzenrater of Portersville, Daniel Heitzenrater of Ellwood City, her nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Kimberly Heitzenrater, her maternal grandparents, Arthur and Charlene Young, and her paternal grandparents, Ray and Betty Heitzenrater.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services and on Thursday from 10-11 am in the Portersville Bible Church.

Services for Stephanie will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am in the Portersville Bible Church with Rev. Michael Charles and Pastor Chad Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at the Mountville Cemetery.

The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/

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John G. Bauder, 82

BauderJohn G. Bauder, 82, of Gartley Avenue, Ellport passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the HJ Heinz Veteran’s Center in Aspinwall after a long illness.

Born in Portersville, PA on February 14, 1933, John was the son on of the late Walter N. and Mary Elizabeth Magee Bauder. John worked as a pipe welder at Babcock and Wilcox in Koppel for 28 years. He served as a Sgt in the US Army during the Korean War. John loved the outdoors.

He is survived by his sons and their wives, John D. and Wendy Bauder of Sun Valley, AZ, Melvin “Pete” and Cathy Bauder of Chino Valley, AZ, a sister, Florence Manasterski of North Sewickley Twp., three brothers; Mark Bauder of Mt. Jackson, Walter Bauder of South Carolina and Ted Bauder of Colorado, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and his extended family, Reachel LeFrancis of Washington and Ricky Hogue of Nevada.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a sister, Harriet Allen, a brother, George “David” Bauder and a half sister, Floy Stevens.

Interment will take place in Portersville Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport.

You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, or send condolences online at http://www.tomonfuneralhome.com

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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.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

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