Obituaries

Mildred M. Deily

October 3, 1930 - December 19, 2014

Deily,  Mildred M.      At Grove City, PA,  on Friday December 19, 2014,  age 84,  formerly of Mercer and Ben Avon, PA,  beloved wife of Harold L. G. Deily of Grove City.  Mother of Harold A. Deily of Ben Avon and Sandra L. Deily of Edinboro, PA.  Grandmother of Blaine Wolukis and sister of the late Alex Senules.  Mrs. Deily had served as office manager for the former Ben Avon Ford Dealership and also the Deily Moving and Storage Company. Friends will be received at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. 529 California Avenue, Avalon...

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Mary S. Bishoff

February 28, 1931 - December 8, 2014

Mary S. Bishoff, age 83, died Monday, December 8th at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio after a short illness. She was born in Bessemer, Alabama on February 28, 1931, the daughter of Ross E. and Mary Sue Davis. Her family moved to Pittsburgh in 1946 and settled in Emsworth, where she graduated from Avonworth High School in 1949. She married William R. Bishoff, also of Emsworth, on June 30, 1950 and together they shared 47 years of marriage until his passing in 1997. She and her husband lived and raised a family in Whitehall for 40...

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Norman R. Mann

October 2, 1921 - December 5, 2014

Norman R. Mann

Norman R. Mann, 93, of Franklin Park, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. He was the husband of the late Pearl A. (Voelker) Mann; dear father of Robert R. Mann (late Susan), Christina L. Mann (Dennis Gallie), Lucinda R. Mann-Kanny (Mark) and Melinda H. Mann; grandfather of Justin N. Wroblewski (Maria) and Robin M. Mandela; and great-grandfather of Justin Jr. and Sophia Wroblewski. He was preceded in death by brothers, Oscar and Alfred Beyer; and sister, Clara Beyer. Mr. Mann was a Navy veteran, having served during World War II, and a longtime civil...

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Wilma O. Kratt

September 4, 1915 - November 15, 2014

Wilma O. Kratt

At Masonic Village, Sewickley, on Saturday November 15, 2014,  age 99,  formerly of Bellevue,  wife of the late James H. Kratt.  Mother of David W. Kratt (Teri) of Avalon.  Sister of the late Harriet Brubach and the late Patricia Marshall.  Survived by four nieces and several grand nieces and nephews.  Friends received on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. 529 California Ave, Avalon, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 pm.   Memorial contributions are suggested to the Greenstone...

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William F. Trondle

March 2, 1931 - October 13, 2014

William F. Trondle

William F. Trondle, 83, of Ben Avon, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. He was the husband of the late Nancy Zentgraf Trondle; dear father of Ann Trondle-Price (Brian), Larry Trondle (Shelley), Lynn Trondle (Joe Seskey) and Hilary Pavlik (Scott Mosser); brother of the late Shirley Carvel; and grandfather of  Elizabeth, Chelsea, Rob, Neil and Aaron. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Trondle worked as an advertising manager for U.S. Steel, where he was employed for more than 24 years, and was an avid Pitt and Steelers fan. Friends...

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Betty (Bercher) McElvany

August 23, 1922 - October 8, 2014

Betty (Bercher) McElvany

Betty (Bercher) McElvany, 92, formerly of Ross Township, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. She was the wife of the late William F. McElvany; mother of Lynn McElvany (the late George Miller), of Valley Grove, W. Va.; and grandmother of Geoffrey and Scott. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL HOME INC., 529 California Ave., Avalon, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Memorial contributions are suggested to Asbury Foundation, 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15243.

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Margaret J. Fedorak Busha

September 14, 1926 - October 4, 2014

Age 88, of Emsworth, on October 4, 2014, Margaret J. (Fedorak) Busha, wife of the late Edwin H. Busha; dear mother of Edwin H. Busha, Jr. of Emsworth and Diane H. Walker of Florissant, CO; sister of Nick Fedorak; grandmother of Lori; also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Friends received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. 529 California Ave. Avalon.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Emsworth.

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Ingeborg M. Bogadek

December 29, 1928 - September 22, 2014

Age 85, formerly of Avalon, on September 22, 2014.  Ingeborg M. Bogadek, wife of the late Frank A. Bogadek; loving sister of Regina C. Matthiesen of Silver Spring, MD; also survived by a niece, Susanne Matthiesen, nephew-in-law Jeffrey Kohn, great niece Maya Kohn and great nephew Quinlan Kohn. Friends received on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. 529 California Ave. Avalon.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10:00 am at the Church of the...

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Ada Sacunas Hill

August 15, 1927 - September 21, 2014

Ada Sacunas Hill

Ada (Sacunas) Hill, 87, of Emsworth, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Katherine (Karpavicius) Sacunas; beloved wife of Robert H. Hill and the late Clarence Herman; loving mother of Mark Herman (Marian), of San Francisco, Calif., and stepmother of Wayne Hill (Anne), of Portland, Ore., and the late Scott Hill; sister of Eleanor Quinn (the late Raymond), of Pittsburgh, Elizabeth Griffin (Raymond), of Jeannette, and the late Edward and Bernard Sacunas; step-grandmother of Amelia and Preston Hill; and...

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Wallace F. “Butch” Murray

February 7, 1945 - September 10, 2014

Age 69, of Baden, on September 10, 2014. Wallace F. “Butch” Murray, beloved father of Sherri McCrickard (Bill) of Virginia Beach, VA, Donna Sipes (the late Chester) of Aliquippa and Joyce Martin of Beaver Falls; loving grandfather of Jessica, Amanda, Shannon, Kristen, Jennifer, Chet, Brian and Ashley, and 3 great-grandchildren; Alex, Alexis and Caleb; also survived by a sister-in-law, Blanche Murray and several nieces and nephews.       Mr. Murray was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be dearly missed....

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