(July 8, 1927 – August 7, 2004)
On December 28, 1947, she married Joseph F. Florian, Jr., who died on November 10, 1990. Surviving are 5 sons, Joseph Patrick Florian of Pensacola, FL; Dr. Thomas Florian of Lumberton, NC; Daniel and Jerry Florian, both of Washington, PA and Timothy Florian, Sr. of Altus, OK; 3 daughters, Terese Bowles of Orlando, FL; Mary Catherine DiDonne of Somerset, PA and Roseanne Bunnell of Washington, PA; a sister, Vera Lindner of Magnum, OK; 35 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Deceased are 4 brothers, Henry, Arthur, Joe and Lewis Sweet; and 3 sisters, Erma Dressler, Nola Horriage and Lona Jenkins.
Friends of Rose Viola Florian of Magnum, OK, who died Saturday, August 7, 2004, will be received from 7-9 p.m. Friday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Ave, Washington, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Hilary Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 14, 2004, with Father Thomas D. O’Neil as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery.
She was born February 12, 1917, in Cameron, West Virginia, a daughter of Mark and Olive Hughes Meighen.
Mrs. Flynn graduated from West Alexander High School and West Liberty College.
She taught school for four years, and also worked as a unit secretary at the Washington Hospital for 12 years and as head banquet coordinator at the George Washington Hotel for 12 years.
Mrs. Flynn was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Washington.
On September 4, 1944, she married Harry T. ï¿½Huckï¿½ Flynn, who died July 2, 1968.
Surviving are a daughter, Terri Diann (J. Bruce) McElhaney, of Eighty-Four; two sisters, Bernice Stollar of Claysville and Peg Meighen of Wheeling; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to her husband, are three brothers, John, Frank, and Harold Meighen.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2007, with Rev. Dr. D. Jay Losher officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Washington Area Humane Society, P.O. Box 66, Eighty-Four, PA 15330; First Presbyterian Church, 100 East Wheeling Street, Washington, PA; or American Heart Association, 777 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.
He was born March 26, 1925, in Canonsburg, a son of Cecil Burns and Metta Naomi Johnson Flynn.
Mr. Flynn was a January 1943 graduate of Washington High School and a graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. He later served in the U.S. Army.
For 35 years, Mr. Flynn worked as a grocery manager for A&P Markets. He later became a licensed Realtor and spent 15 years working for several local brokers.
He was a very active member of Church of the Covenant, having served as a trustee, elder and deacon and was a soloist in the choir.
Mr. Flynn also sang in many other groups, including Washington Community Theater and Syria Chanters.
He was a member of Sunset Lodge 623 of Washington.
On June 3, 1956, he married Peg Cole, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Shawn Owen (Diane) Flynn of Canonsburg; two daughters, Colleen (Steven) Molinaro of Washington and Carolyn (Richard) Marengere of South Gate, Mich.; and four grandchildren, J.D. Fine and Stephanie, Rachel and Natalie Marengere.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 1 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m., the time of services, Tuesday, February 12, in Church of the Covenant, East Beau Street, Washington. Burial will be private at a later date in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township.
The family requests donations be made to Church of the Covenant Music Program.
(February 5, 1922 – March 13, 2005)
Thomas Francis Fodor, 83, of Washington, died at 6:15 a.m. Sunday, March 13, 2005, in Washington Hospital, following a lengthy illness.
He was born February 5, 1922, in Avella, a son of Louis and Rosa Berzig Fodor.
Mr. Fodor was an Avella High School graduate and served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
He was a retired steelworker, having worked for LTV Steel and Aliquippa Steel.
Mr. Fodor was Roman Catholic.
He enjoyed operating heavy equipment, motorcycles, mechanical work on cars and gardening.
On October 6, 1951, he married June Campbell, who died December 10, 2003.
Surviving are a son, Thomas (Tim) Fodor Jr. of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; a daughter, Linda Kalich of Washington; a sister, Ann Zick of Burgettstown; and three grandchildren, Michael Fodor (Susan) Kalich, Timothy Andrew Fodor and Lori Almindo.
Deceased is a brother, William Fodor.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, with the Rev. Edward Czemerda officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Cemetery, Avella.
Friends of Donna Louise Foflygen-Harrison, of Washington, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM on Monday in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington where services will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at 11:00 AM, Rev. R. Duane Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
She was born August 28, 1956, in Washington, a daughter of William James Moore and Mary R. Sibert Moore, both of Washington.
Mrs. Fogle attended Trinity High School and was a homemaker. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.
Surviving are two sons, Michael James Fogle and Adam Lee Fogle, of Washington; a daughter, Rachael N. Patrene, of Canonsburg; and her companion, Douglas Mowery, of Washington.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2007, with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, August 6, in Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, South Strabane Township.
(June 9, 1918 – January 17, 2011)
He was born June 9, 1918,I n Canonsburg, a son of Albert and Catherine McKnight Folkens.
An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Folkens served in the European Theater and was involved in campaigns in Rhineland and Central Europe. He was awarded a Good conduct Medal, American Theater Service Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal with two bronze battle stars, and World War II Victory Medal.
Mr. Folkens was a Bessimer converter operator at A.M. Byers, for 34 years, and retired from McGraw-Edison (Coopers), Canonsburg, where he had worked in the machine shop.
He was a life member of the Baden American Legion Post 641 and Veterans of Foreign Wars 927.
On October 18, 1941, in the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Washington, he was married to Madelyn Risbin by the late Father Martin Hughes.
Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Madelyn Folkens; a son, James Folkens, at home; a daughter, Sara Ann Godley; a grandson, James (Leslie) Godley; and twin great-grandsons, Tim and Will Godley.
He was the last of his immediate family.
Deceased, in addition to his parents, are a brother, William “Bill” Folkens; and a sister, Florence Kaufman.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, January 20th, in Immaculate Conception Church, Washington. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven, McMurray.
He was born September 3, 1923, in Somerset Township, a son of S. Maurice and Laura Estella Smith Ford.
Mr. Ford was a graduate of Trinity High School. He worked as a brazier at Hankinson Corporation for 17 years and also worked as a truck driver for Montgomery Ward and Washington Produce.
His favorite hobbies were gardening and farming.
Mr. Ford was an Army veteran of World War II. He served with Company C, 157th Engineering Combat Battalion in the European Theater, where he participated in the battles of Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. For his service, he was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal with four bronze service stars, American Theater Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Ford attended the 157th’s reunion every year.
On April 23, 1946, he married Gertrude “Gertie” Porter, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Dennis P. (Debbie) Ford, Jeffrey S. Ford and Barry S. (Beth) Ford, all of Eighty-Four; two daughters, Robynne L. Moessner of Washington and Marilynne S. Marshburn of Charlotte, North Carolina; a brother, W. Kenneth Ford of Houston; eight grandchildren, Scott Ford, Michael Moessner, Matthew Moessner, Nathan Mancuso, Jaimee Mancuso, Hannah Ford, Stewart Ford and Logan Ford; and three great-grandchildren, Chloe and Eli Mancuso and Ryan Moessner.
Deceased are five brothers, Robert, Russell, Alvin, Meryl and Harold Ford; and two sisters, Ruth Long and Dorothy Morrow.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 395 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23rd. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Eighty-Four. Military rites will be accorded graveside by Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion. Memorial donations may be made to Southern Care Hospice, 201 Johnson Road, Building One, Suite 101, Houston PA 15342; or to Canonsburg Hospital, 100 Medical Boulevard, Canonsburg PA 15317.
(Died January 8, 2010)
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