Obituaries

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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Margaret G. Kelley

January 20, 1923 - August 4, 2014

Margaret G. Kelley

Margaret G. “Peg” Kelley, 91, of the North Hills, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. She was the wife of the late Max E. Kelley; dear mother of Marsha G. Kelley, of the North Hills, and the late Paul E. Kelley; and sister of Helen McEntire, of Crown Point, Ind. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Grace Gass; and three sisters, Grace Holdren, Alice Coros and Louise Cook. Peg had been an active member of Memorial Park Presbyterian Church and had assisted her husband, Max E. Kelley, in the operation and management of Media Casket...

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John Paul Kimmball

August 14, 1946 - August 1, 2014

Age 67, of Avalon, Suddenly went home to be with his Lord on August 1, 2014.  John Paul Kimball, husband of the late Rosemarie E. Kimball; dear father of Angel, Joy (William) and Hope; loving brother of Walter, Sarah, Margaret, Ruth, Shirley, Lois, Alice, Carol, James and the late Stephen and Andrew; caring grandfather of Devlin, Jadelynn, Jessica, Sarah, Amanda, Emma and Brandon;  also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Friends received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc. 529 California Ave. Avalon,...

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Marline Frost Ewing

June 8, 1932 - July 17, 2014

Marline Frost Ewing

Marline (Frost) Ewing, 82, of Sewickley and a long-time resident of Ben Avon, died peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2014.  She was the wife of the late James F. Ewing, III; beloved mother of Eric F. Ewing, Kristin E. Bahner and the Rev. Patrick S. Ewing (Becky); sister of Mary Schopmann (Charles) and Christine Leykam; loving grandmother of David and Heather Bahner, Caitlin and Lauren Ewing, and Ashley and Andrew Ewing; also survived by two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Logan Castillo; six nieces and eight nephews.  Mrs. Ewing was a graduate...

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Robert Elder “Mike” Duff

June 28, 2014

Age 87, on Saturday, June 28, 2014, peacefully with family.  A 12 year resident of Masonic Village at Sewickley, formally of Ben Avon Heights and Brentwood, PA.   Husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Dewar Duff.  Father of Amy Duff Zeffiro (Timothy) and Robert Elder Duff, Jr. (Donna).  Six incredible grandchildren, Sarah Dewar Zeffiro, Hannah Zeffiro Doolan (Jonathan), Rebekah Duff Zeffiro, Susanah Crowley Zeffiro, Erin Genise Duff & Robert Elder Duff, III.  Also nieces and nephews Katie Duff Simonson (Fred), Nancy Duff Hazen...

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Jean Campbell (Menzemer) Fryer

January 21, 1923 - June 23, 2014

Jean Campbell (Menzemer) Fryer

Jean Campbell (Menzemer) Fryer, 91, of Avalon, died Monday, June 23, 2014. She was the beloved wife of 68 years to Robert J. Fryer; dear mother of Diane M. Lux (John), of Niantic, Conn., and Donna J. Fryer, of Avalon; sister of the late Violet and Arthur Menzemer; sister-in-law of Louise McWilliams, the late Claire Menzemer and Lawrence Fryer; and is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL...

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