(March 27, 1937 – August 16, 2009)
He was born in Washington County on March 27, 1937, the son of Ralph J. Crawford, Sr., and Nell Lewis Crawford Irwin.
A lifelong resident of Washington County, he was a former member of Central Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Crawford was a member of the Millmen’s Local 1160 Carpenters Union and was one of the founders of Master Woodcraft Corporation that specializes in architectural woodworking. He enjoyed reading and learning about the creative design of a multitude of products.
On November 6, 1971, he married Patricia Ann Jordan, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Brad Crawford of Washington and Chad Crawford of Eighty-Four; a sister, Twila Jean Cesaratto of Pittsburgh; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no public visitation. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
She was born November 1, 1930, in Bristol, TN., a daughter of Richard I. and Gladys Farrell Leonard.
Mrs. Leeland was a member of Central Assembly of God Church in Houston, and was active in the church activities.
She was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed arts and crafts.
Mrs. Leeland was a clerk for the F.B.I. for five years.
On October 10, 1951, she married Relmond R. Leeland, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Rene (Paul) Voelker, and a granddaughter, Valerie Araque’ Voelker.
Deceased are a brother, David Leonard; and a daughter Ramona D. Leeland.
Friends will be received 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2009, with Pastor Don O’Hare officiating. Burial will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, in Bridgeville. The family suggests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, 331 S. Main Street, Washington, PA 15301, or Donnell House, c/o Hospice Care of The Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301.
(March 8, 1937 – September 24, 2009)
He was born March 8, 1937, in Frankford, a son of Randle A. Glendenning, Sr. and Ethel M. Iams Glendenning.
Mr. Glendenning attended Washington High School. He worked for several years at the Holiday Inn, for 15 years at McGraw-Edison and for four years at Coen Oil.
Mr. Glendenning enjoyed fishing and hunting and loved the Pittsburgh Steelers.
On March 8, 1962, he married Nellie Cumberledge, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Ronald A. (Roslyn) Glendenning of Iowa; three daughters, Marsha E. (Sam) Keener of New Freeport, Tammy L. (Dave) Thompson of Washington and Amy E. (Don) Workman of Waynesburg; three brothers, John N., James A. and Harry E. Glendenning, all of Washington; six sisters, Anna Marie Fulton, Geraldine M. Pryor, Katherine E. Plants, Martha J. Provance, Ethel Molinaro and Leona Zitkovitch, all of Washington; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, David Glendenning.
Friends will be received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, September 28th, with Pastor Michael Roach officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Memorial contributions may be made to Circle Food Pantry, 34 West Wheeling Street, Washington, PA 15301.
He was born August 20, 1954, in Washington, a son of William Wayne and Nellie Ruth Henderson Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was a graduate of Mc Guffey High School, in 1972, and was Protestant by faith.
He was owner of Terry’s Lounge, and worked at Precision Marshall as a machinist, for thirty years.
Mr. Jackson was a member of the Jessop Club and Polish Club. He enjoyed antique cars and driving Miss Daisy, his 1964 Ford Galaxy 500. He also enjoyed telling jokes and spending time with friends and family.
On April 14, 2008, he married Sherry Lauro, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Robert W. Jackson, of Washington; two stepsons, Raymond Wade and Kevin DeSensi, both of Washington; a daughter, Jennifer Evans and her fiancé, Christopher McAndrew, of Oakdale; four step daughters, Amy Kulbacki, of Lawrence, Rita Hammer, Maria Montano, and Crystal Montano, all of Washington; two sisters, Patty (John) Wise, of Taylorstown, and Peggy Naser, of Canonsburg; nine grandchildren, Alexis and Sebastian Evans, Matias and Nicklas Hammer, Sierra Ellis, Samarra and Calie Charles, Skylynn Schilee and Kylee Stewart; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are three brothers, James, Eugene and Terry Jackson; and a sister, Nancy Napolitan.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. the hour of service, Wednesday,October 7, 2009,in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, with Pastor Keith Eggart officiating. Private burial be held at the convenience of the family.
(May 2, 1942 – April 29, 2009)
was U.S. Navy veteran
Raymond Louis Hall Jr., 66, of Washington, formerly of Dunbar, went to be with his maker Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Washington Hospital.
He was born May 2, 1942, in Connellsville, a son of L. Raymond and Betsy Huey Hall.
After graduation from Dunbar Township High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, having served from June 22, 1960, until his honorable discharge March 20, 1964. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal.
Following his service, he worked as a truck driver for UPS, retiring after 37 years of service.
Mr. Hall enjoyed woodworking, trips to Colorado and all outdoor activities, especially kayaking, canoeing and camping.
For more than 40 years, he was a member of Chartiers Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder.
On March 9, 1963, he married Brenda Kay Lynn, who survives.
Together, they raised four surviving children, Jeffrey Hall of Canonsburg, Michelle (Pete) Steffan of Washington, Gregory (Christy) Hall of McDonald and Brian Hall of Claysville.
Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Natalie Hall Harps, Sammantha Hall, Joshua Ray Hall, DJ Higgins Jr., Kaitlyn Steffan, Victoria Steffan, Brandon Ansell and Kayla Clark; and four great-grandchildren, Brendan and CJ Harps and Sharon and Shannon Leonard.
He also leaves Gary McGaughey, whom he considered a brother.
Deceased, in addition to his parents, are a sister, Ruth Eleanor Hall; a granddaughter, Tammie Leonard; and two great-granddaughters, Amanda Steffan and Kelly Leonard.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Services will be held at noon Tuesday, May 5, in Chartiers Cross Roads Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 331 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301; or Chartiers Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, 502 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Washington, PA 15301. Military rites will be accorded graveside by American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post 175.
(July 31, 1921 – February 9, 2009)
She was born July 31, 1921, in Monongalia County, West Virginia, a daughter of James and Elizabeth Fordyce Gregg.
Mrs. Majewski graduated from Washington High School in 1940.
She was a member of Avery United Methodist Church for sixty-two years.
Mrs. Majewski was active in the community and was a 4-H Leader. She enjoyed camping, traveling, reading and crafts.
She worked at Bobbie Brooks as a machine operator.
Both her first husband, Joseph L. Mast, and second husband, Stanley M. Majewski, are deceased.
Surviving are a son, Richard L. (Yvonne) Mast, of Washington; a daughter, Carol (Ted) Malone, of Washington; two step daughters, Marlene Polan, of the state of Washington, and Deborah Shaw, of the state of Connecticut; 8 grandchildren, Kevin (Deb) Malone, Michelle (Walter) Lober, Rhonda (Rob) Dalton, Robyn (Jason) Colbert, Mark (Ashley) Malone, Rich Mast, Jr., Stephanie Ames and Laurie Ann Polan; 10 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are three brothers, Kenneth, Victor and William Gregg.
Friends will be received 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 12, 2009, with the Rev. Dr. Andrew C. Harvey officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
(March 4, 1933 – January 27, 2009)
Richard Allen Doncals, Sr., 75, of Washington, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, January 27, 2009, in Washington Hospital.
He was born March 4, 1933, in Pittsburgh, a son of Nicholas A. and Mabel Van Allen Doncals.
Mr. Doncals graduated from South Hills High School in 1951, earned a bachelorï¿½s degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1955, and a masterï¿½s degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1958.
Mr. Doncals was a nuclear physicist with Westinghouse for 37 years and enjoyed the extensive traveling involved with his position. He later had his own cattle farm, which he also enjoyed.
He attended St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church.
Mr. Doncals was a veteran of the United States Army.
On February 24, 1962, he married Donna Elaine Byers, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Richard A. (Kimberly) Doncals, Jr. and Damon (Erin) Doncals, both of Washington; two daughters, Desiree E. Doncals, M.D. (Martin Jakubow) of Canton, Ohio, and Deborah E. Doncals of Canonsburg; and six grandchildren, Alexandra, Colette, Sarah Beth, Stephanie, Nicholas and Samantha.
Deceased are two sisters, Irma Doncals, who died in childhood, and Dorothy Straub.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 31st, in St. Patrickï¿½s Roman Catholic Church, Canonsburg, with Father Jack Bateykefer as celebrant. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Washington Hospital Foundation, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington PA 15301; or to Donnell House, Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington PA 15301.
(July 17, 1960 – November 11, 2009)
He was born July 17, 1960, in Royal Oak, Michigan, a son of Richard E. Edmunds of Eighty-Four and the late Betty Platter Edmunds.
Mr. Edmunds was a phlebotomy manager for Quest Diagnostics in Las Vegas for over 20 years. After relocating to Pennsylvania in 2004, he owned and operated Richï¿½s Emporium in Houston.
He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him, especially his life-long best friend.
Surviving, in addition to his father, are two sisters, Judy Rudolph of Las Vegas and Janine (Jim) Zito of Washington; and three nieces, Annricka Rudolph McGuinness, Breann Zito and Brenna Zito.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Donnell House, Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301; or to a charity of the donorï¿½s choice. Mr. Edmundï¿½s family would like to send a special thank you to his doctors, caregivers and the nurses and staff of Donnell House for their care and support.
There will be no viewing or services.
He was born March 7, 1936, in Lone Pine, a son of George and Elizabeth Frazee Taylor.
On March 9, 1953, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps, and for his service was awarded the Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged April 25, 1957.
Mr. Taylor was a shuttle car operator at Beth Energy Mine in Eighty Four, for twenty-five years. Prior to Beth Energy, he worked at R & P Coal.
He was a member of Jefferson Avenue United Methodist Church.
Mr. Taylor was a life member of Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of Moose Lodge #22, Arms Club, Polish Club and Slovak Club.
In November 1996, he married Lena Clutter, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Heather Lee Sandmann, of San Francisco, California; two step sons, Douglas Staggers and Robert Bistle, both of Washington; a step daughter, Sue Swan, of Washington; two grandchildren and six step grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Robert B. Taylor, Jr.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 7, 2009, with Rev. John Hoffman officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens Cemetery, McMurray. Military rites will be accorded by Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion.