On Sunday, July 1, 2018, age 89, of Shaler Twp. Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie (Napotnik) Beerhalter; loving father of John Beerhalter and Mary Jo (Thomas) Schroeder; devoted grandfather of Michael Schroeder and Janessa (Donald) Soisson; great-grandfather of Emersyn Soisson; and brother of the late Joseph, Marie, Francis, Anna and George. Friends received 9-11 a.m. Friday at the HAHN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 123 North Ave., Millvale, next to Holy Spirit Church. Blessing Service Friday 11 a.m.
Frank Tavern Jr. Baden Frank Tavern Jr., 74, of Baden, passed away June 22, 2018, after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Frank Tavern Sr., and Marion Pietrandrea Tavern of Koppel. He graduated from Ellwood City High School and Youngstown State College. He taught Health and coached football at the North Babylon School in Long Island, New York. Frank then began his long career in law enforcement, first starting as a Beaver County detective before being hired by Baden Borough Police Department. He became Assistant Chief and later Chief of Police and retired after 27 years of service. He initiated finger printing at State Street Elementary School and he aided in designing the shoulder patch that the Baden Borough Police Officers still wear today. He donated his time with the Beaver County Chiefs of Police to qualify police officers in firearm training and qualifications. He taught at Penn State Beaver and IUP University for the police academy. He was a member of the Baden American Legion Post 641, and served with the US Army 1st Calvary Division in Vietnam. He was life member of the Fraternal Order of Police, and was an avid hunter, golfer, and bowler. He is preceded in death by his sister, Diane Obermeier He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Dee Tavern; a son, Frank Tavern III and his wife, Amber Harris, Conway; three grandchildren, who were his pride and joy, Nick, Connor and Ryley; one brother, Pat Tavern, Beaver Falls, and one sister, Mary Jane Novotny and her husband, Don, Huron, Ohio, and many nieces and nephews and loving friends. Friends will be received Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, (724-266-2549), where a service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Beaver County Special Unit will be providing full military honors. Baden American Legion will do a service Tuesday at 6:15 PM.
Josephine Delores Skinner, 97, of Baden, died on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Wife of the late Phil Skinner, loving mother of Josephine "Dolly (Eugene) Sarnacki of Baden; devoted grandmother and Nanny of Debbie (Dan) Bosic of Lake Park, FL, Pam (Andy) Brown of Largo, FL, and Tracey (Harry) Crum of Mansfield, OH; and great-grandmother of Alyssa and Danny Bosic, Brooke and Ethan Brown, Amanda, Carlyn, Jennifer and Tessa Crum.
Friends received 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge (724-266-2549). Services Saturday at 11 a.m. Pastor Jill McGregor officiating. Burial in Cecil Twp., PA.
Josephine was a book-keeper for many area car dealers.
Her loving wisdom will be missed.
Family request memorial contributions to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 399 State Street, Baden, PA. 15005.
Joseph Paul LeCerf Jr. of Ambridge, after a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 age 45.
Beloved son of Joseph P. and Patricia LeCerf of Raccoon Twp., and the late Molly Dunston. Brother of Donald (Linda) LeCerf of Georgia, Kris (Christina) Nielsen, step-brother of James (Jodi) Johnston of Raccoon Twp. and the late Joseph Johnston. Also many beloved Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews. Friends received 12 Noon -6:00 Saturday at The Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 547 8th Street, Ambridge 724-266-2549. Service ‘s Saturday at 6:00 PM, reception immediately following.
On Thursday, May 3, 2018, age 82, of Avalon. Daughter of the late William and Lillian Beatty; Sister of William (Roberta) Beatty of Harrison, AR, Jack (Lil) Beatty of Emsworth and the late Robert (Jackie) Beatty; Aunt of Patty (Brian) Carvlin, Glen (Mary Jane) Beatty, Mike (Barbara) Beatty, Hope (Paul) Quolke, BethAnn (Mark) Patricelli, J. (Kelly) Beatty, Scott (Claudine) Beatty, Janet (Sam) Sesti; Great-Aunt of Valerie (Jeff) Mills, Stephanie (Michael) Alexander, Kathryn Gregor, Eric (Rachel) Gregor, Nikki (Jim) Cappello, William Beatty, Rebecca Beatty, Sarah Beatty, Andrew Beatty, Christopher (Melanie) Quolke, Emily Quolke, Grayson Beatty; Great-Great-Aunt of Ryleigh Cappello; Honary Mother/Aunt of Samuel F. Sesti III. Friends received Wednesday 6-8 p.m. and Thursday 2-8 p.m. at the HAHN FH & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 123 North Avenue, Millvale (next to Holy Spirit Parish) Services Friday 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 638 California Avenue, Avalon, PA 15202. Please meet at the Church. Burial at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Family requests memorial contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Bruce W. Wolf Economy Borough Bruce W. Wolf, 62, of Economy Borough, passed away on March 26, 2018, after a brief illness. He was the son of Norman J. Wolf and Rhea Gregorek. He worked many years as a machine operator with both J&L and Vincent Metal Goods. He held two master’s degrees in Pastoral Counseling, where he counseled inmates at the Beaver County Jail. He taught C.C.D. at Good Samaritan Parish, Ambridge. He was an avid outdoorsman, skillful craftsman, and a fan of all Pittsburgh sports teams. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Stephen Gregorek. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Karen (Gazda) Wolf; four children, Dan (Renee) Wolf, Mike (Rachel) Wolf, Patti (Rick) Crusciel and Bob (Kelly) Wolf; seven grandchildren, Vinni, Samantha, Mikayla, Logan, Alyssa, Lucas and Angel; one brother, Alan (Ruth) Wolf, and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Monday, April 2, 2018, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, (724-266-2549). A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. at Good Samaritan Parish, Ambridge. Interment will follow in Good Samaritan Cemetery, Fair Oaks.
Dorothy Skonieczny, of Harmony Township, went peacefully home to the Lord on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Villa St. Joseph in Baden, PA. She lived independently in her own home until hospitalization in late January.
She was the daughter of the late James and Anna McCartney.
Dorothy was a beloved and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and sister. She enjoyed cooking for her family and celebrating birthdays, holidays, weddings and other special occasions. She loved to read, garden and go dancing. Hardworking all her life, she held many jobs and eventually retired from Westinghouse Electric. She was a lifelong member of the Good Samaritan Catholic Church, Ambridge.
Surviving are daughters Karen Cain of Reisterstown, MD and Marcie (Joe) Alaica of Monaca and son Jim (Marian Broz) Skonieczny of Green Tree; granddaughter Deborah Schwartz (Rob Racines) of Beaver Falls and grandsons Donnie Cermak of New Brighton, Donnie (Beth) Cain of Parkton, MD and Tim Cain of Reisterstown, MD; twin great-grandsons Chad and Troy Schwartz and their father Charles Schwartz; great-grandson Jeremy and great-granddaughter Ashley Cain of Parkton, MD; sister Peg Kerr of Crescent and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were husband Henry (Sugar) Skonieczny, a daughter Donna Cermak, her sister Ann McCartney and son-in-law Donald Cain.
Family and friends will be received from 3-8 PM
Wednesday at Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, where prayers will be offered at 10:30 AM Thursday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM in Good Samaritan Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Good Samaritan Cemetery.
Blanca Caballero Trochez of Ambridge, age 53 passed on March 8, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospice Wexford.
Friends received 2 to 6 on Sunday at the Kasper Hahn Funeral and Cremation Service, Inc. 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge 724-266-2549. Services Sunday at 6:00 P.M.
Burial in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Louisville, Ohio.