Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Erdner

August 19, 1958 - June 14, 2016

Robert “Bob” Erdner, 57, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. He was the son of Dolores Erdner-Scheuring the late Warren “Pete” Erdner. Bob takes with him a piece of each of his siblings hearts, Warren “Pete” (Patricia), Charles (Kathleen), Karen (James) Sproul, Dennis, Kathleen and Lori (Frank) Presto. Bob loved being “Uncle Bob” to his numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 24th with services at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25th at...

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Thomas Rutter Loch

August 3, 1927 - June 15, 2016

Thomas Rutter Loch

Age 88, of Avalon, on June 15, 2016.  Thomas Rutter Loch, beloved husband of Mary Charlene (Ryan) Loch; loving father of Lynn Wardle (John) of Narragansett, RI and Leslie Bauer of Ohio Twp.;  grandfather of Ryan, Kyle and Meghan Wardle, Bret Verzi and Luke Bauer; great-grandfather of Nolan, Birdie, Chloe and Maisie; brother of Robert Loch (Linda) and the late Richard Loch (surviving Barbara).  Mr. Loch was a WWII veteran having served in the U.S. Navy, an Assistant Operations Office for 37 years with Mellon Bank retiring in 1985 and a very...

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Raymond John “Bud” Quigley

October 7, 1935 - June 5, 2016

Raymond John “Bud” Quigley, 80, of Avalon, died Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Keir Quigley; dear father of Linda Sozanski (Robert), of Avalon, Terence, of North Hills, Patrick (Carol), of Charleroi, Kevin (Jennifer), of Virginia Beach, Va., and the late Michael Quigley; loving grandfather of Julie, Amy, Stephanie, Elizabeth, Kathryn, Alyse, Michelle, Maura, Kelsey, Nathanial and Jacob; and is also survived by six great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at...

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Dorothy M. Horst

May 4, 1923 - May 27, 2016

  Age 93, of Ben Avon, on May 27, 2016.  Dorothy M. Horst, wife of the late Rev. Frederick Joseph Horst; loving mother of Kathleen Baker (Dayne) and Barbara Gusew (Jack); also survived by 5 grandchildren, Jennifer Petrantoni (Carl), Jessica Bucci (Peter), Emily, Alison and Jonathan Gusew; 1 great-granddaughter, Sophia Petrantoni; two step-grandchildren, Bethany and Andrew; and two step-great-grandchildren, Drake and Leland.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents Burleigh H., Sr. and Letha M. Powell Craig, a brother Burleigh H....

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Maxine Brink Erdner

January 20, 1925 - May 15, 2016

Maxine Brink Erdner, 91, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 15, 2016. She was the fifth of 10 children born to Maxwell and Gretta Brink. She was married to Irwin “Irby” Erdner, who passed away in 1996. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She took such a great interest in the lives and welfare of all and will be sadly missed by all who know her. She leaves three children, Maxine (George) Thomas, Lynn (Rebecca) Erdner and John (Christine) Erdner, as well as eight grandchildren and five...

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Gordon E. “Junior” Bryant, Jr.

March 31, 1948 - May 13, 2016

Gordon E. “Junior” Bryant, Jr.

Age 68, of Avalon, on May 13, 2016.  Beloved husband of Mary Grace Bryant; devoted father of Stacey Hedgepeth (Quinton) of West View and Shawn Bryant (Elizabeth Campione) of Wilkins Twp.; loving grandfather of Blake and Brady Hedgepeth and Peter Bryant; dear brother of Eva Carson, Carol Nuss (Art), Joyce Roman, Patty Heizer (Jerry) and the late Thomas and Charles Bryant and Gloria Dolan; fun loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Junior was an avid Harley Davidson Rider and loved the outdoors.  He was a great father and touched many...

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Helen R. (Moag) Wright

September 25, 1929 - May 5, 2016

Helen R. “Bobbie” (Moag) Wright, 86, of Ohio Township, left this life Thursday, May 5, 2016, due to a severe stroke. She was the wife of the late Alan Wright. She is survived by her daughter, Bobbie, and son-in-law, Tim Kretzler;  also survived by brother-in-law Harold Wright (Paulette) and her nieces and nephews.. She was a retired secretary for the Lutheran Synod Office. Interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 14, 2015, at Berkley Hills Lutheran Church, 517...

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Harry N. Irvin

August 7, 1927 - May 4, 2016

Age 88, of Gibsonia, on May 4, 2016.  Harry N. Irvin, husband of 55 years to the late Edna A. (Goettmann) Irvin; beloved father of Susan Baxter (William), Linda Baur (Robert), both of Pittsburgh and Donna Nocleg of Perrysburg, OH; brother of Robert Irvin (Charlene); grandfather of Keri Hoffmann (Jason), Jeffrey Baxter (Anita), Christa Whitlatch (Philip) and James Baur (Iris Howley); also survived by 10 great-grandchildren.  Family was the most important thing in his life and he always said that made him “the richest man in the world”. ...

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George Ervin Trent , Jr.

September 4, 1922 - April 18, 2016

  Age 93, of Ben Avon, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2016, after a brief illness. Born on September 4, 1922, in Huntington, West Virginia, he grew up in New Brighton, Beaver County. After graduating high school in 1940, he attended Wittenberg University in Ohio before enlisting in the U.S. Army/Signal Corps. He was a proud World War II veteran, having served in the Philippines. After discharge in October 1946, he attended Carnegie Institute of Technology, where he earned a B.S. in chemical engineering. He worked for Koppers Co. for...

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Ann Jennett (Montgomery) Warne

July 23, 1919 - April 16, 2016

  On April 16, 2016, at age 96, went to her heavenly home in the loving arms of Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior, where she was reunited with her dear mother Gertrude Dunlap and her husband, “Dunny” and her loving husband of 43 years, John E. Warne and her eldest son, John C. and his wife Florence Warne. She is survived by three beloved children, Carol Egan (Bill), Marjorie Kiehl (Tom) and David Warne (Lynn); and three adoring grandchildren, David Kiehl of Chicago, IL, Christina Kiehl of Burbank, CA and Kathryn Warne  Rubin...

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