Obituaries

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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Marjorie S. Nelson

April 17, 1929 - September 7, 2014

Marjorie S. Nelson

Marjorie S. Nelson, age 85, a resident of Masonic Village at Sewickley (formerly of Franklin Park and Avalon), surrounded by loving family, was called to be with her Lord on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Beloved wife of William E. Nelson; mother of Lee E. Nelson of Avalon, Mark E. Nelson (Lucianne) of Hopewell, Alan S. Nelson (Jeanne) of Concord, CA; also survived by six grandchildren and one great grandson. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Masonic Village at Sewickley,...

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Marjorie R. Mansfield

July 14, 1916 - September 5, 2014

Marjorie R. Mansfield

Marjorie R. Mansfield, 98, of Ohio Township, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Marjorie was a wife of the late Charles G. Mansfield; mother of Richard G. (Diane) Mansfield; loving grandmother of Jonathan C. and Joseph R. Mansfield; and step-grandmother of Raimee Vinay and Michael Yeomans. Mrs. Masfield was a longtime employee of Dixmont State Hospital, where she worked as a secretary. The family would like to thank the staff of Southwestern Veterans Center, 3 South, for their exceptional care. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m....

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Suzanne Eckert Reinert

April 26, 1927 – August 15, 2014

Suzanne Eckert Reinert

Age 87, of Pompano Beach, FL., formerly of Bellevue, went to be with the Lord on August 15, 2014. Mother of Margaret R. Peters (Michael J.) of Knoxville, TN, Victor E. Reinert, Jr. (Laura L.) of Alpharetta, GA, Peter E. Reinert (Susan B.) of Winter Park, FL. Gretchen R. Lochridge (Tim) of Ft. Myers, FL. and the late John Reinert; sister of Albert H. Eckert of Pittsburgh; grandmother to Lydia Peters, Edith Peters, Stewart Peters (Kristin), Victor Reinert III, Allison Reinert, Caroline Reinert, Kristen Reinert, Dominique Lochridge-Gonzales (John...

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Theodore Joseph Glatz II

August 4, 2014

Age 54, of Avalon, on August 4, 2014. Theodore Joseph Glatz II, husband of the late Patricia Lee (Nolan) Glatz; dear father of Lydia and Ted Glatz; brother of Winnie and Bob Glatz; also survived by nieces, a nephew, family and friends; preceded in death by parents, Theodore Joseph, Sr. and Anna Glatz. Friends received Friday from 4-8 p.m. at McDONALD -LINN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 529 California Ave., Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Emsworth.

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