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.
Carl Calvin Hittie Jr. of Monaca
On Friday, February 16, 2018 age 65 of Monaca
Preceded in death by his parents Carl and Virginia Hittie. Great nieceqq Abby Hillbery. Father of Carl Jason Hittie of Baden. Grandfather of Porsche Marie Hittie, Ambridge. Brother of Sandy Trapold (Charles Beranger) of Viera, Florida, Betty (William) Frye of Bridgewater, Alice (Leland) Dambaugh of Conway. Also many nieces and nephews.
Friends received 5-8 Thursday and Friday at Kasper Hahn Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 547 Eighth St. Ambridge, 724-266-2549.
Services Friday at 8:00 PM.
Carl was an avid hunter and fisherman and retired member of Steamfitters Local 115, Local 47 and Local 449.
Francis “Junior” Wagner, 82 of Ambridge passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver. Born February 8, 1935, he was the son of the late Frank and Jane (Rygalski) Wagner. For the past 11 years, Francis was a resident of Allegheny Valley Schools and lived at Wildwood Group Home in Beaver, PA.
Francis was a kind soul, who loved watching westerns on TV and old classic movies, going to program at the Zapp Center/AVS and on outings with his peers. He always had a handshake to greet you or a wave of his hand. He will be truly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law Dorothy and Albert Pinkosky, his sister and brother-in-law Eleanor and Francis Batrla and his nephew Mark Batrla.
He is survived by his nephew David and his wife Carol Pinkosky, Economy Boro, and his niece Donna and her husband Ernie Rotolo, Center Twp., several cousins, and his extended family at Wildwood Group Home.
The family would like to thank the staff at Allegheny Valley Schools especially Wildwood Group Home and the Zapp Center and Senior Program for the loving care, compassion, support and friendship they gave Francis. Special thanks to his dear friend Jamie.
Friends will be received on Friday, February 9th from 2-8 PM in the Kasper Hahn Funeral & Cremation Service INC, 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge 724-266-2549. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at 9:30 AM in the Good Samaritan Church.
The family request memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to:
NHS, Allegheny Valley Schools, c/o Development Dept, 1996 Ewings Mill Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108.
Ronald Carrodus Jr. Ambridge Ronald Carrodus Jr., of Ambridge, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospice on Monday, February 5, 2018. He was the son of the late Ronald Carrodus Sr. and Eileen (Anderson) Carrodus. He was born in Sewickley, and was in the United States Army where he proudly served his country; he will be greatly missed by his best friend, his dog, Daisy. He was preceded in death by his sister, Carole Gilchrist; his father-in-law, Steve Longo; and mother-in-law, Mary Longo. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Anna Mae (Longo) Carrodus; a son, Ronald (Michelle) Carrodus, Center Twp.; daughters, Stacy (Vince) Fernandez, Harmony Twp., and Heather (Sean) Pelkey, Dover, Pa.; one brother, Richard Carrodus, Vancouver, Wash.; and eight grandchildren, to which he adored, Zachary, Alyssa, Austin, Alexis, Lauren, Brandon, Ashton, and Adam. Friends will be received on Thursday, January 8, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge, (724) 266-2549. A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Friday 9:30 at Good Samaritan Church, Ambridge. Interment to follow at Good Samaritan Cemetery, Fair Oaks, where full military honors will be received.