David P. Tedys, 77, of Baden, joined our loving Creator on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was the son of the late Karl and Anna Tedys.
David was a graduate of Ambridge High school class of 1960. He was a long-time resident of Conway and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He loved his Lord and Savior, spending time with his family, and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by four sisters, Delores Stepanik, Steffie Maier, Sally Marshall, Carol Golixer, and an infant sister Mary Jane.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Elvira (Bufalini) Tedys, four children, David (Sharon) Tedys of North Sewickley, Andrea (Michael) Wise of North Sewickley, Dan (Holly) Tedys of Emsworth, Amy (Greg) Edder of Conway, one sister Rebecca Strano, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial Donations can be made to the Family House at familyhouse.org or Saint Jude Foundation at Stjude.org. Per Davids wishes funeral services were private. Arrangements entrusted to the Kasper Hahn Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., Ambridge.
On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Winter Park, Florida, at age 69.
Beloved wife of 50 years to Eugene T. Pugh (Peppy). Preceded in death by her parents Andrew and Mary (Filyo) Visokey and her daughter Nadine Pugh and sister Janice McCoy.
Beloved mother of Adrian Besong of Leet Twp, and Bradley (Melissa) Pugh of Winter Park, Florida. Grandmother of Desiree Nestor, Alyssa Besong, and Brenton Besong, Nadine Pugh, Bradley Pugh II, and Philip Pugh. Sister of Norma Mesko, and Norman (Lefty) Visokey. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 PM Monday at Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 547 8thStreet Ambridge, 724-266-2549. Service will be held Tuesday at 11 AM.
Nancy suffered a long battle with cancer.
Barbara Ann Hayes of Ambridge
On Sunday, June 14, 2020 at age 73
Preceded in death by parents Willie E. Burney Sr. and Mary E. Barney, and her husband Willie John Hayes Sr. and Grandson Tiquai Dupree Wallace.
Siblings; Hattie Glover, Beatrice Harris, Rosemarie Sims, Willie Burney Jr.
Beloved Mother of Robyn (Mark) Senior. Willie John (Deloris) Hayes, Wanda (Ucelo) Chavis, Tommy (Tonya) Hayes Sr., also 10 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.
Sister of Shirley (Weyman) Jackson, Teresa ( Arthur) Altman, April Burney, Ronnie Burney, also many nieces and nephews.
Friends received 2-4 PM and 6-7:30PM Friday at The Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Service, Inc. , 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge,
724-266-2549. Services Friday 7:30 PM with Pastor Jumar Mike.
Karen Lynn Keele, 66, formerly of Baden died peacefully on Saturday May 30, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, WI, surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 14, 1953 to Irene (Zubik) and the late William Grazulis. Karen attended elementary school at St. Veronica, Ambridge. She attended Catholic High School in San Diego, Ca. and graduated from Mira Costa College with a degree in the medical field, a career from which she retired. Karen was an active member at the former St. Stanislaus Church and Good Samaritan Parish in Ambridge followed by Our Lady Lourdes in DePere, WI. In her free time, Karen loved gardening, watching game and crime shows and spending time with her beloved Grandsons, Holt and Taft, both at home and on trips to Disney World. Karen was also an avid Green Bay Packers fan. In her early years, Karen studied Acting at the Pittsburgh Playhouse School of Drama, was a member of the Screen Children’s Guild. She was also a model and won many awards for her costume designs.
Preceding her in death was her father, William Grazulis, Grandparents; Carl and Helen Zubik, Aunts and Uncles; Stanley and Susan Zubik, Ceil and Rudy Tabinowski and Gertrude and Ernest Orler and Dear Friend Martha Piontek. Surviving are her loving Mother, Irene Grazulis (Zubik), Daughter and Son-in-Law Tami and John Wojciechowski, Green Bay, WI., her Son and Daughter-in-law Drew and Jerie Keele (Stanton) of Baden and her “heartbeats” grandsons, Holt and Taft Wojciechowski.
Karen’s family would like to extend a special thank you to her Doctors; Michael Sherry, Alison Sehgal, Joshua Rubin and Mounzer Agha as well as the Lemieux Center for Blood and Bone Cancers team at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the team at UPMC/HVHS Cancer Center in Moon Township. Family and friends will be received on Friday 5-7 PM, Saturday, June 6 from 8:30 to 9:30 am at Kasper-Hahn Funeral Home, 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge (724-266-2549) followed by a Catholic Funeral Mass at Good Samaritan Parish, Ambridge officiated by Karen’s cousin, The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, 25 people can attend. Interment will follow at Sylvania Hills Mausoleum, Rochester, PA.
Mask will be required to be worn during all parts of celebrating Karen’s life.
John George Hronas, 70, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away on May 29, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late George and Amelia Hronas. He served 22 years in the United States Air Force and fought for his country during Vietnam. After retirement from the Air Force, he worked for 20 plus years at the 911th Airlift Wing. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Steve and Demetri Hronas. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Judy (Gazda) Hronas; a daughter, Diana (Michael) Hronas; a son, Steve (Kristi) Hronas; siblings, Nikki (Paul) Weisser and Alice (Bill) Weisser; grandchildren, Cheyenne, Nathan, and Emmalea, and numerous family and friends. Friends will be received on Thursday, June 4, 2020, 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). A private service will be held Friday with interment to follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. The family would like to offer a special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Heritage Valley for their excellent care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a Veteran’s organization of your choice.
David A. Hendrickson Economy David A. Hendrickson, 70, of Economy, was given a new body on May 18, 2020. He was the son of the late David and Betty Hendrickson. He was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Ranger. He retired after 24 years from US Airways Pittsburgh as a machinist and a mechanic. He was an avid outdoors man, loved the Three Stooges, and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, George Cline. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Janet Hendrickson; two sons, John and Michael Hendrickson; a daughter, Paula (Randy) Jablonowski; siblings, Beverly Cline, Lee Hendrickson, Bruce Hendrickson, Laurie McCoy, and Scott Hendrickson; and grandson, Ethan Jablonowski. Friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Saturday, May 23rd from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Conway Alliance Church, 1100 Highland Avenue, Conway. Arrangements entrusted to the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge, (724-266-2549). The family would like to thank Allegheny Health Network, Concordia Home Health Care, Heritage Valley Medical Center, and Good Samaritan Hospice for their excellent care of our husband and father. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Good Samaritan Hospice. https://www.concordialm.org/charitable-giving
On Saturday, May 16, 2020 at age 95 of Baden
Beloved husband of Patricia Falk. Devoted father of Christine (Robert) Leasure of Fombell, PA, Cecil Overcashier of Fombell, PA, Barbara (Steve) Pron of Daphne, Ala., Douglas (Joan) Falk of Fombell, PA, Craig (Jean) Falk of Fombell, PA, Maureen (Eric) Jenkins of Hopewell, PA, and the late Linda Kern. Also survived by 16 Grandchildren and 13 Great-grandchildren + 2 on the way. Brother of Theresa Darno of Ambridge, Victoria Indovina of Ambridge, Sylvester (Delores) Falkowski of Meriden, Conn., and the late Theodore Falkowski, Chester Falkowski, Stanley Falkowski, Florence Rompala, Mary Ann Safran, also survived by loving nieces and nephews, also dear friend from childhood, Charlie Boyle of Chicago.
Ernest was a graduate of Ambridge High School, and Geneva College, Masters Degree Carnegie Tech and PITT.
He had a long and productive career as an Industrial Engineer for both Heinz and Campbell’s and a WWII Air Force Flight engineer and witnessed the 1945 Peace Treaty with Japan.
When asked what he wanted to be remembered for, he said a good honest man, a fine father, and an achiever of his personal and business goals.
Friends received 4-7 PM Thursday at Kasper Hahn Funeral & Cremation Service, Inc., 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge, 724-266-2549. Private Mass of Christian Burial at St. John The Baptist Church in Baden, burial at Good Samaritan Cemetery.
Stacy Dempsey, 37, of Economy, passed away from a brief illness on May 6, 2020.
She was the daughter of Jim and Ann Dempsey.
Stacy received a Master Degree from Robert Morris University, was a member of Beaver County Young Democrats, was an avid pet lover, and a loving person to all that knew her, especially her friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by two siblings, J.R. and Chris Dempsey; uncle, Steven (Judy) Tomasko; aunt, Debbie (Bill) Bard; many cousins and her boyfriend, Eric Bollinger.
Arrangements Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. at the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth Street, Ambridge, (724-266-2549).
Christopher A. Chmura Baden Christopher A. Chmura, 50, of Baden, passed away unexpectedly on April 25, 2020. He was the son of Stanley and Linda Chmura. He was employed with VSMPO-Tirus in Leetsdale for over 17 years as a warehouse manager. He was an avid video gamer and golfer. Christopher was a loving son, husband, father, brother and friend. He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years Michelle ( Blanarik) Chmura; sons, Michael ( Jessica) Truskowski Jr, Karl Truskowski and Seth Truskowski; siblings, Butch ( Shellie) Chmura, Nikki ( Joe) Santiago, Darin Chmura, Carrie Chmura, Lorrie Chmura; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Services will be private. A celebration Christopher’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in care of the family to the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, (724-266-2549).