Of Carrick, on Thursday, October 15, 2020, age 79. Preceded in death by his parents, John P., Sr. and Kathleen O'Carroll; his brothers, Jack and Jerry O'Carroll; niece, Maureen O'Carroll Placek; brother of David (JoAnne) O'Carroll of Columbus, Ohio; uncle of Kathleen Wozniak, Eileen McCully, Colleen Doig, John O'Carroll, Joanne Boeh, Trish Bowers, David O'Carroll, Dennis O'Carroll, Daniel O'Carroll, Karen Sides, Jerry O'Carroll and Keith O'Carroll; also many great and great-great-nieces and nephews. Friends received 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 5478 St., Ambridge. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 10 a.m., Good Seminarian Church. Francis was a Vietnam Air Force Veteran and worked for Access Transit as a dispatcher for many years. The Family would like to thank the nurses, aides and staff at the Villa at St. Joseph's in Baden.
Kasey Luke Fusco, 38, of Ambridge, passed away on October 15, 2020.
He was the beloved son of Michael Fusco and Alyse Carpenter and grandson of Charles Fusco.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Alice Rebich, Charles Willis, step-grandfather, Eli Rebich and his paternal grandmother Clare Fusco.
He is survived by his wife, Lorianne Burgess; sister, Sadie Fusco; two children, Jane and Ian Fusco; five step brothers and sisters; stepfather, Mark Carpenter; stepmother, Veronica Fusco, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many beloved friends. Also, his favorite person in the world, his cousin, (Dr.) Mikey Willis.
He was a graduate of New Brighton High School Class of 2001. Kasey fulfilled his lifelong ambition of being a clerk/manager, by becoming an exemplary employee of the Fine Wine and Spirits State Store. His hobbies included playing hockey, video gaming, and being around his family. Kasey was an extraordinary father who loved his children immensely. Above all else he loved music. He was a virtuoso musician who performed and recorded with multiple local music acts. He was a self-taught audio engineer who assembled his own studio, Etc. Audio Lab, where he constructed albums for a variety of Pittsburgh talent.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. in the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, (724-266-2549). Eulogies from family and friends will be held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Anna Mae Signore-Scheer, 89, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Emile and Mary Signore. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Rose Piccinini and Gilda Dwyer. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Michael G. Scheer, a sister, Josephine Aureli, three children, Michael W. (Carol) Scheer, Jill Scheer, Mark (Mary Lou) Scheer, and a grandchild, Cherie Hoolahan. She was a member of Good Samaritan Parish and a devoted Christian. Anna Mae thought everyone was "Beautiful" and loved her coffee. Services were private. Arrangements handled by Kasper-Hahn Funeral and Cremations Svc., Inc., Ambridge. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimers Foundation at act.alz.org/donate
On Monday, September 21, 2020 at age 68
Preceded in death by her parents Charles and Catherine Romigh. Beloved wife of 44 years to Judge Harry E. Knafelc. Loving mother of Katharine A. (Christopher) Gorman, Plum PA, Elizabeth Marie Knafelc, Rockville, MD, Edward A. “Ted” (Simone) Knafelc, Beaver,PA. Devoted Grandmother of Aiden Gorman, Colin Gorman, Samantha Knafelc, and Gordon Knafelc. Sister of Charles (Donald Vaughan) Romigh.
Sister-in-law of Dr. Marie Knafelc of Panama City, FL, Deborah McGinness of Lititz, PA.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Shadow Lakes Country Club on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 PM. Mary Catherine was a retired elementary teacher from Ambridge Area School District and was Past President of the Ambridge Area Education Association, and a member of the Ambridge Area School Board and served as President.
Arrangements entrusted to Kasper Hahn Funeral & Cremation Service, Inc., Ambridge.
William B. “Bones” Wytiaz of Sewickley
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at age 92. Preceded in death by parents John and Anna Wytiaz, brother Walter “Babe” Wytiaz, wife Violet Wytiaz. Beloved husband of Francine Edmondston Wytiaz. Father of William J. Wytiaz of Sewickley and Mark J. (Joan) Wytiaz of Chicago, Ill. Debbie Paradise of West View, Fran (Jason) Aller of Tarentum. Brother of John “Yonk” Wytiaz of Aliquippa.
Visitation and Service Private.
Arrangements by Kasper Hahn Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Ambridge
Lillian Estelle DelBene
April 26, 1926-February 28, 2020
Lillian Estelle (Iocca) DelBene, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 28, 2020. Due to unprecedented times surrounding the pandemic. Lillian's Funeral Mass was postponed at the time of her passing and is now scheduled for Saturday., September 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM.
Lillian's Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Bishop of Pittsburgh, Bishop David Zubik, a life long friend of the family.
Funeral Mass arrangements are as follows:
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Good Samaritan Parish-Catholic Church
724 Glenwood Avenue
Ambridge, PA. 15003
Born April 26, 1926 in Warren Ohio, she was the daughter of Sam and Mary iocca. She was a lifelong resident of Ambridge, PA. While she will be remembered by many for various good times, she will always be fondly remembered by all for her excellent Italian dinners and desserts. She could cook beyond compare. Lillian also enjoyed her years as a member of the Italian Women's Club in Ambridge, Pa. and enjoyed always lending a helping hand at San Rocco spaghetti dinners.
In addition to her parent's and brother's, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Sam J. DelBene in 2002. Surviving are her 3 children, Gary J. DelBene, Donna M. DelBene, Lisa A. (DelBene) McGeehan; 4 grandchildren, Christopher Bernardi, Breanna Black, Thomas J. McGeehan, Sean McGeehan.
Her final resting place is Economy Cemetery, Economy, PA. She was laid to rest, next to her husband, earlier this summer. May she Rest in Peace!
Robert Paul Pribulsky, 51, of Conway, passed away at home on September 5, 2020.
He was the son of Barbara and the late Robert Pribulsky.
He is survived by his wife, Belinda Pribulsky; sister, Carol Urban; children, Jonathan and Zackery Pribulsky; stepchildren, Rachel Ward, Andrew, Nicole, and Holly Throop; grandchildren, Levi, Rhea, and Jordyn and niece, Kaitlyn.
He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force ,was a member of the Masons Lodge number 229. He was a 38-year member of the Conway Volunteer Fire Department holding the most recent position as Chief. Robert was very active in the community he loved and served.
riends will be received Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, (724-266-2549). A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday.
The family requests donations be made in care of the Conway Volunteer Fire Department.
John J. Wyllie longtime resident of Economy Boro.
Died September 4, 2020, born in 1928 in Sewickley, son of the late Andrew and Nellie Kilmartin Wyllie. John a resident of Economy Boro since 1958, retired from the Ambridge Area School District in 1987. He taught History, Government and Economics. He served as an Assistant Boys Basketball Coach from 1957-1967, winning PA State Championship. In 1968 He became principal of the Ambridge Jr. Sr. High School until 1972. Later served as Girls Varsity Coach for 8 years.
John graduated from Ambridge High School in 1946 and Geneva College in 1952 and earned Masters Degree in Education Administration in 1959, from University of Pittsburgh. He served in the US Army during the Korean war and graduated from the US Army Instructor Training and Guidance School. Member of former Grace United Presbyterian Church where he taught Sunday school and also a member of United Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder. He was member Masonic Lodge 701 of Ambridge. Meals on wheels, Docent, and on the Board of directors Old Economy Village, past President of Ambridge American Field Service Organization (Exchange students)
A member of National Association Secondary School Principals.
Life member of the National Educational Association. He was inducted into the WPIAL Hall of fame.
Survived by beloved wife of 62 years Theresa Ellen Ditz Wyllie. Sister, Barbara Jean (late Carl) Nelson of Shaler Twp., Uncle of: Scott (Amy) Nelson, Harrisburgh, PA, Jeffrey (Kimberly) Nelson, Dallas TX, Douglas Nelson, Shaler, PA, Andrea (Donald) Grau, Shaler, PA, Barbara Kurita Ditz, San Francisco, CA, Toby (Mark) Ditz Martin Baltimore, MD, Brother in law, late Leo (Jan) Huberl Ditz, Somers, NY, Joe Kolar, Conway,
No visitation. Memorial service September 19, 2020, 11:00 AM, at United Presbyterian Church, Maplewood Avenue, Ambridge
Arrangements by Kasper Hahn Funeral and Cremation Service, Inc. 724-266-2549.
Sallie Dawn Pfaff, 61, formerly of Baden, passed away on September 4, 2020 at North Hills Passavant Hospital . She was the daughter of the late Roy and Gloria Pfaff.
Sallie was a graduate of Ambridge Area High School Class of 1976 She participated in dancing at several dance studios later becoming a dance instructor. She worked as a medical coder at Baptist Health Systems in Jacksonville Florida. She especially enjoyed traveling with her "High School Sweetheart" Scotty, and was loved by all who got the privilege to know her.
She is survived by her best friend and fiance, Scotty Wilson, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends located in Economy, Atlantic City, Florida, and West Virginia.
Friends will be received Wednesday, from 4-7 pm, in the Kasper-Hahn Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 547 8th Street, Ambridge, 724-266-2549, where a service will take place at the funeral home at 7 pm.
Memorial contributions can be made to Saint Jude's Children's Hospital.
Anthony J. "Junior" Crusciel Jr., 83, of Harmony Twp., passed away on Monday August 31, 2020, he was the son of the late Anthony J. Sr. and Helen Crusciel.
Junior was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a dedicated sports fan and enjoyed watching Nascar and golf. He loved Penn State and all Pittsburgh sports teams including the Pirates, Steelers, and Penguins.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Stanley Crusciel, Shirley Crusciel, and a grandson, Brandon Cox.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years Rose Marie Crusciel, siblings, Robert (Kate) Crusciel, Mary Lou (Dave) Koek, Barbara (Vaughn) Heym,
his beloved children, Steve Latoche, NC, Lisa (Al Valo) Cox, Hopewell Twp., Anthony Crusciel III, Harmony Twp., Denise (Frank) Salopek, Seven fields, Greg (Lisa Gynn) Crusciel, South Beaver, Rick (Patti) Crusciel, Economy,
grandchildren, Anthony Michael Crusciel, Megan Crusciel, Angel Crusciel, Nicole (John) McLane, Frank Salopek, Bob (Raquel) Cox, Christopher (Michelle) Latoche, Jessica Latoche, and eight great grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM ,Thursday in the Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Svc., Inc., 547 8th Street, Ambridge, 724-266-2549. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 11 AM at Good Samaritan Church Ambridge. Interment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.