Obituaries

Mark Allen Storey, MD

March 1, 1957 - February 3, 2016

Mark was born in Toledo, Ohio, March 1, 1957 and after a brief illness he passed away February 03, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA.  He attended Arlington School, Bowsher High School and University of Toledo. He graduated from Medical College of Ohio. He practiced anesthesiology in Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding areas. Mark is the son of Jack and Virginia (Heft) Storey. He is also survived by brothers Jeffery J. Sr. (Adrienne) of Toledo, Scott (Tracy) of Ft. Collins, CO. He is also survived by nieces Jennifer of Cleveland, OH, Kahla of Maumee, OH,...

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Ronald C. Savickas

October 1951 - February 2, 2015

Age 64, of Avalon, on February 2, 2016.  Ronald C. Savickas, son of the late Joseph J. and Theresa Savickas; dear brother of Robert, Erik and the late Joella and Kathleen Savickas; also survived by two nieces and one nephew.  Services and interment private. Arrangements by McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. Avalon.

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Mary Ellen Nelson

February 18, 1929 - January 30, 2016

Age 86, formerly of Bellevue, on January 30, 2016.  Mary Ellen Nelson, wife of the late Carl Nelson;  mother of Judith Arthur, Bridget Robbins (Kenneth), David Nelson (Leslie) and Richard Nelson (Shawn); grandmother of Brandy Reischman, Kristy Fry (Brian), Joshua Satory (Jen), Jenna Arthur-Tomor (Jen), April Kirkpatrick, Morgan, Samantha and Jayden Nelson, Dillon and Derek Robbins;  also survived by eleven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Friends welcomed to a memorial service on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. at...

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Edythe M. Frazee

March 23, 1927 - January 22, 2016

Edythe M. Frazee, 88, of Ross Township, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. She was the wife of the late Ralph E. Frazee; loving mother of Richard Frazee (Kay), of New York; grandmother of Scott and Jenny; sister of the late Helen Schroeder and Mary Lou Irving; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL HOME INC., 529 California Ave., Avalon. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the North Hills Alliance Church, 2298 Rochester Road, Pittsburgh, PA...

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Helen C. (Pollock) Guerra

May 14, 1917 - December 31, 2015

Helen C. (Pollock) Guerra

Of Ross Twp., formerly of Avalon, died peacefully on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015, at age 98. Beloved wife of the late Eugene John Guerra; cherished mother of Jonnie G. and Nancy J. Guerra; dear sister of Gloria Schneider; loving aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, John J. and Margaret Pollock; and her siblings, Margaret Staudacher and John E. “Bud” Pollock. Helen had a great love of life: she enjoyed traveling with her daughters and was a gifted...

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Eugene J. “Buss” O’Neill

May 1, 1951 - December 23, 2015

Age 64, of Glenfield, on December 23, 2015. Eugene J. “Buss” O’Neill, son of the late Eugene T. and Alice (McGuire) O’Neill; brother of Sharon O’Neill (Michael Scott), Susan, Kerry and Sara O’Neill, Anne Toward (Jack) and Rosemary Tusa (Brian); beloved uncle of Casey, Jodie, Molly, Rory, Sean, Mary, Noah and the late Ian. Friends received on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the MCDONALD-LINN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 529 California Ave., Avalon. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in...

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Samuel R. Cox

November 18, 1938 - December 21, 2015

Samuel R. Cox, 77, formerly of Avalon, died Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Scanlon) Cox; beloved father of Michele Hustler (David), of Ohio Township, Sharon Cox, of West View, Michael Cox, of Bellevue, and Patrick Cox (Christine), of Wintersville, Ohio; loving grandfather of Sean, Olivia, Abigail and Ayden; and stepbrother of Ruth. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL HOME INC., 529 California Ave., Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated...

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Thomas R. Knoch

November 26, 1929 - December 11, 2015

  Age 86, of Kilbuck Twp., on December 11, 2015.  Thomas R. Knoch, husband of the late Mary Jo (Youkers) Knoch; brother of Robert D. Knoch (late Shirley) and the late James Knoch (Billie Jean); also survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.  Mr. Knoch was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Kilbuck Twp., Vol. Fire Co.  Friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 6 until time of services at 7:30 at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. 529 California Ave. Avalon. Memorial...

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Jane (Redding) Winter

December 7, 2015 - December 4, 2015

Jane (Redding) Winter

Jane (Redding) Winter, 90, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. She was born Dec. 7, 1924, in Hartford, Conn., to Amos and Elizabeth (Hall) Redding. Surviving are her husband, Robert L. Winter; a daughter, Jennifer Spear; and grandchildren, Elizabeth, Justin and Jerry Spear. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Amy Winter. Mrs. Winter was a 1946 graduate of Wellesley College (Phi Beta Kappa) and was employed by WDRC, a Hartford radio station, where she was on the air with an interviewing program called The Market Basket. Following this, she worked...

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June A. (Gandet) McCormick

June 30, 1918 - November 9, 2015

June A. (Gandet) McCormick

June A. (Gandet) McCormick, a Gold Star Mother, 97, of Masonic Village at Sewickley, formerly of Ben Avon, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. She was born June 30, 1918, in East Liberty, the daughter of the late John and Christine (Henning) Gandet. Mrs. McCormick was a 1936 graduate of Perry High School and 1939 graduate of Suburban General School of Nursing in Bellevue. She married Dr. Richard H. McCormick on Aug. 30, 1941, and raised four children in Emsworth before moving to Ben Avon in 1960. She was an active member of the Women’s Club of Ben...

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