(November 30, 1931 – May 21, 2012)
McDonald Gault, Jr., 80, of Washington, died Monday, May 21, 2012, in Presbyterian Senior Care.
He was born November 30, 1931, in Rea, son of McDonald Gault, Sr., and Martha Jane Stewart Gault.
Mr. Gault was a 1951 graduate of Hickory High School and worked as a machinist at Star Dynamics for 43 years.
A member of Twenty Pines Hunting Club, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and playing cards. He was an avid fan of all professional and college sports in Pittsburgh.
Mr. Gault was a member of Cross Creek United Presbyterian Church.
On August 28, 1953, he married Della Hewitt, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Debra Schussler of Brownsville; grandchildren, Christopher (Laci) Gault, John (Virginia) Schussler, Jeffrey (Erin) Schussler, Jayme (Mark) Stroup and Jacob Schussler; great-grandchildren, Riley Gault, Christopher “Deuce” Gault, Jr.; Zoe Schussler, Colin Schussler and Jaylee Stroup; nieces, Jane Reese, Bridget Wolfe, Rachael Russo; and a nephew, Timmy Reese.
Deceased is a son, Donald J. Gault.
Friends will be received 3 to 7 p.m., the time of service, Friday, May 25th, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.
(January 22, 1940 – May 21, 2012)
Mary Jane Unrue, 72, of Washington, died Monday, May 21, 2012, in the Washington Hospital.
She was born January 22, 1940, in Washington, a daughter of Edith Briggs.
Mrs. Unrue was a homemaker. She was a former member of Canton Township Fire Department Womens Auxiliary and a former den mother for Boy Scouts.
On September 19, 1955, she married John Unrue, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, John (Mary) Unrue, Jr. of Brownsville; a daughter, Regina Blankinsop of Washington; brother, William Durbin; sisters, Harriet and Elizabeth; and grandchildren, Joslyn Unrue, Richard Unrue and Jasmine Unrue.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Those attending are asked to meet at the cemetery.
(May 5, 1952 – May 19, 2012)
Former mechanic enjoyed fishing, bowling.
Barry Allan Lippencott, 60, of Washington, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Donnell House, Washington.
He was born May 5, 1952, in Waynesburg, son of Robert McKane and Opal Fern Krause Lippencott.
Mr. Lippencott graduated from Waynesburg Central High School and served two enlistments in the U.S. Army, serving one tour in Germany.
He attended auto mechanics school for two years and was an automotive mechanic at Firestone in Washington, where he worked for several years.
When healthy enough to do so, he enjoyed fishing and bowling.
Surviving are brother Robert (Carol) Lippencott of Waynesburg; twin sister Barbara (John) Dehner of Maiden, N.C.; niece Carol Lynn Lippencott; nephew Bobby Lippencott; great-niece Ariel Lippencott; great-nephew Nathaniel Lippencott; and friend Amy Chicorh.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.
(April 24, 1947 – May 19, 2012)
MaryJane “MJ” Pisarcik, of Washington, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, while a patient at Presbyterian Senior Care, with her husband’s comfort, after a long courageous battle with ovarian cancer.
She was born April 24, 1947, in Niagara Falls, New York, daughter of the late Kenneth and Eula (Dart) Wills.
MaryJane was a beautiful person and a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be missed by all who loved her.
MaryJane befriended and enjoyed people in many communities during her husband’s military career. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, crocheting, beaches and fishing. MaryJane graduated from Lewistown Porter High School in New York.
She was a very talented and versatile person who could accomplish anything. Prior to her retirement from Sears, she was employed in the floral, telecommunication and banking industries.
Since November 1, 1969, she was the loving wife of Richard Pisarcik, who survives and will miss her forever.
MaryJane was the loving mother of sons Mark (Heather) Pisarcik of Virginia, and Jason (Nicki) Pisarcik of Pennsylvania; devoted grandmother of Cole and Grace Pisarcik of Pennsylvania, and Madison Pisarcik of Virginia; dear sister of Robert (Pat) Wills, Larry (Desne) Wills, Ronald (Barbara) Wills, Carol (Ken) Wilkins, Judy (Dallas) Woods, Sandy (Jack) Carr; and aunt of several nieces and nephews.
At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. However, family, friends and caregivers are invited to the graveside memorial service at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 25th, at the Washington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 568, Pittsburgh, PA 15230; Donnell House, Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301; or Washington Area Humane Society, PO Box 66, Eighty-Four, PA 15330. Condolences may be sent to William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, PA 15301
(December 29, 1973 – December 19, 2011)
He was born December 29, 1973, in Meyersdale, a son of George H. Stein and Vicki D. Brown Rush, both of Washington.
Mr. Stein graduated from Trinity High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh for two years.
At one time he worked at OSI Corporation, a utility call center, in the billing department.
Mr. Stein enjoyed his family and friends. His interests were spending time with his dog, hunting and fishing, and being outdoors.
In addition to his parents, surviving are a sister, Kelli S. Stein, of Washington; two stepbrothers, Michael and Jeremy Ankrom, three step sisters, Amy L. West and Jana S. Iams, both of Washington, and Jennifer Santisteban, of Orlando, FL; his stepmother, Sherry Stein, stepfather, Gary W. Rush; and grandfather, Harry A. Rasel.
Deceased are his grandparents, Helena Rasel, Donald (Peanut) Brown, Doris J. Brown, George Herbert Stein and Beatrice (Bea) Stein.
A memorial service will be held Friday, December 30, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., in West Washington United Methodist Church, with Rev. John Hoffman officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to West Washington United Methodist Church, 625 Fayette Street, Washington, PA 15301, or the National Kidney Foundation, 3109 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
(March 12, 1985 – December 20, 2011)
He was born March 12, 1985, in Washington, a son of James and Rebecca Rush Garet.
A non-smoker, Scott had fought unflinchingly against squamous cell and small-cell lung cancer diagnoses since September.
Scott was a private math tutor, a substitute teacher, a soccer coach and player, an active member of Faith Community Church Lakeside, and a competitive runner with Elite Runners Group. In May he completed the Cincinnati Marathon and this year ran his second Pittsburgh Marathon relay.
Scott graduated with honors from Trinity High School in 2003 and was a summa cum laude graduate of Waynesburg University in 2007. He succeeded both academically and athletically at both institutions, even becoming captain of the men’s soccer team at Waynesburg University in his senior season.
Scott is survived by his loving parents, James and Rebecca Garet of Washington; faithful brothers Michael (Rachel Begg) of Level Green and Jonathan Garet of Washington; special aunt and Godmother, Carolyn, and uncle, Larry Ashmore, of Taylorstown; great aunt, Catherine Kazakewicz of Washington; and cousins, Ken and Karen Butler of Spring Hill, Kansas.
His grandparents are the late Helen and George Garet and the late Dorothy and William Rush.
Scott thoroughly enjoyed taking road trips with his family, most recently a trip to the Outer Banks this past summer. He had also amassed quite a collection of stuffed monkeys over the years. Scott will be tenderly remembered for his sense of humor, his devotion to family and friends, and the positive example he set for the young people he taught and coached.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. in Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Home, 420 Locust Avenue, Washington. Additional visitation will be held in the funeral home from 9 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Friday, December 23rd, with Pastor Tom Lemmon officiating.
Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., Washington, is handling arrangements.
(January 6, 1933 – December 20, 2011)
She was born January 6, 1933, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Clifford J. and Marie Elizabeth Sherwin Lake.
Audrey was a 1950 graduate of Dormont High School and worked as an assistant manager at Day’s Inn.
She enjoyed sewing and was a fan of all Pittsburgh sports teams.
Surviving are three children, Jill Ann, Pamela Jane, and Richard Paul; three grandchildren, Jennifer Beecher, Timothy Slade and Adam Slade. She was also a loving great-grandmother.
There will be no public viewing or service.
(February 5, 1965 – December 19, 2011)
He was born February 5, 1965, in Washington, a son of John Myles and JoAnn Crain Dryer of Avella. He grew up on a farm in Avella. In his father’s absence due to traveling, he completely ran the farm as a young teenager.
Dr. Dryer graduated from Avella High School in 1983 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree and a Doctor of Veterinary Science Degree from The Ohio State University. Dr. Dryer had worked as an equine veterinarian throughout North America for the Heinz Hitch. He also owned and operated Chestnut Veterinary Clinic in Washington for the past 10 years and was a State Game Commission enforcement officer. In addition to being a veterinarian, Dr. Dryer worked for the past two years as an East Washington Borough police officer. Prior to his employment with the borough, he was a police officer for Donegal Township and Midway. He was certified in K-9 training and tracking with bloodhounds.
Dr. Dryer was a long-time member of West Middletown Volunteer Fire Department where he held many certifications including smoke diver, EMT and advanced car extraction.
He was a member of Grove United Presbyterian Church.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a son, Benjamin David Dryer of Claysville; a brother, Donald Dean (Missy) Dryer of Claysville; and a sister, Elizabeth (Rabo) Nijenhuis of Bulger.
Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, December 23rd, in Immaculate Conception Church, with Rev. Jack Emerick officiating. Burial will follow in West Middletown Cemetery. All those wishing to attend the funeral should go directly to the church on Friday. FOP services will be held Thursday at a time to be announced.
(Died December 19, 2011)
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(Died December 17, 2011)
Friends of Vincent James Kaminski, Sr., 62, of Washington, who died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 17, 2011, will be received on Tuesday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at 10 AM, in Saint Hilary Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Thomas O’Neil Celebrant. Private burial will follow at a later date. The family is requesting memorial donations be made to the Humane Society.