(February 17, 1915 – January 24, 2011)
Clara D. Jakubek, 95, of Meadowlands, died Monday, January 24, 2011, in Presbyterian Senior Care, Washington.
She was born February 17, 1915, in Rich Hill, Chartiers Township, a daughter of Thomas and Victoria Krosky Duskey.
Mrs. Jakubek worked at J.C. Penney’s for eight years, retiring in 1976.
She was Catholic by faith.
On May 19, 1946, she married John Jakubek, who died March 23, 1963.
Surviving is a son, Thomas Jakubek of Meadowlands.
Mrs. Jakubek was the last of her immediate family.
Deceased are two brothers, Edward and Francis Duskey; and three sisters, Blanche Abarow, Olga Dempsey and Helen Duskey.
There will be no public visitation or services. Inurnment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Canonsburg.
He was born April 24, 1927, in Canonsburg, a son of Walter and Cecelia Kosiorek Jankoski.
During World War II, Mr. Jankoski served in the Army from June 22, 1945, until his honorable discharge on November 7, 1946, with a rank of corporal. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal for his service.
For 20 years, he was employed as a supervisor at RCA and also worked 15 years at Sears in the Lawn and Garden Department.
Mr. Jankoski was a member of First Lutheran Church and Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and all sports.
On July 3, 1949, he married Mardelle Walter, who survives.
Also surviving are two sisters, Dolores Baime of Carnegie and Virginia McNary of Mississippi; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
Deceased are a brother, Bernard Jankoski; and two sisters, Pearl Apicella and Helen Bell.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Additional visitation will be held Friday, October 10th, from 10 till 11 a.m., the hour of service, in First Lutheran Church, North Franklin and West Walnut Streets, Washington, with Rev. Dr. Kenneth Schott officiating. Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion.
(April 1, 1958 – November 8, 2004)
Gary Michael Kelley, 46, of Washington, died at 7 a.m. Monday, November 8, 2004, in Washington Hospital, following a four-year illness. He was born April 1, 1958, in Washington, a son of Cyrus Edward Kelley Sr. of Washington and the late Darlene Wright. Mr. Kelley attended Trinity and McGuffey high schools and served stateside in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Calvary Temple Church and a former member of LOOM 22 and Jessop Club. Mr. Kelley was employed by Presbyterian Medical Center, Washington, as a caretaker. His wife of 11 years, Rosemary Finelli Kelley, survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Dana Kimble of Washington; three brothers, Cyrus Edward Kelley Jr. of Washington, Dale Kenneth Wright Jr. of McDonald and Donald Allen Wright of Meadow Lands; a brother-in-law, Frank Ancrile of Ohio; two sisters, Bonnie Johnston of Waynesburg and Sherry Gasior of Finleyville; two stepsisters, Judy Caldwell of Front Royal, Va., and Lisa Adams of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Lindsay Wigner, Raven Kimble and Travis Whitlock; his stepfather, Dale Kenneth Wright Sr. of Meadow Lands; his stepmother, Barbara Kelley of Washington; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Deceased are an infant son who died at birth; and two infant brothers.
Friends will be received from 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, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 11, with the Rev. Robert Baker officiating. Burial will follow in North Buffalo Church Cemetery.
(December 20, 1955 – December 13, 2010)
He was Catholic by faith.
Mr. Jaquay enjoyed working on the computer, playing his guitar and singing.
On February 18, 1999, he married Marianne Gouin, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, Scott A. Jaquay, of Pittsburgh, 3 brothers, Mark, Bobbie and Chris Jaquay, all of Pittsburgh; and 5 sisters, Angie Shanner, of West Alexander, Linda Wussick, of Canonsburg, Janet Jaquay, of Cecil, PA, Kim Fisher, of New Castle, and Diane Shaffer, of Erie, PA.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation or services.
Sharon Alice Jackson, 53, of Claysville, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on the family farm, on Monday, December 13, 2010, after a brief battle with cancer.
She was born on June 16, 1957, in Washington, a daughter of the late Everett and Leatha Mitchell Jackson.
Sharon worked at Washington County ARC for 15 years, and attended Clark School.
She was a member of the Taylorstown Christian Church.
Sharon enjoyed coloring, dancing, watching movies, doing crossword puzzles and cutting out pictures.
Surviving are her 3 brothers, Dennis (Kimberly) Jackson, of Claysville, James Jackson, of Claysville, and Jon (Barb) Jackson, of North Carolina, and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are her 2 foster sisters, Ida Mae Moore and Patsy Logston.
Friends will be received Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8, at the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Ave, Washington, PA 15301, where services will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 12:00 p.m., with Rev. John Ciampa, Sharonâ€™s cousin, officiating.
Burial will follow at the Claysville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301, or Taylorstown Christian Church, 32 Main Street, Taylorstown, PA 15365.
(April 28, 1919 – June 6, 2007)
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 8, in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Avenue, with Father Thomas D. O’Neil, as celebrant. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
JAROSZ – Friends of Joanne B. Jarosz of Washington, who died Wednesday, November 6, 2002, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 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 Saturday, November 9, at a time to be announced, in Sacred Heart Church, Claysville. Burial will follow in Claysville Cemetery.
(July 31, 1942 – May 11, 2009)
James L. Jeffers, Jr., 66, of New Orleans, Louisiana, formerly of Washington, died May 11, 2009.
He was born July 31, 1942, a son of the late James Jeffers and Martha Jeffers Glendenning. He was raised by his grandparents, the late James and Mary Jeffers.
Mr. Jeffers attended Washington High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
He was a member of St. Marks’ United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his sister, Linda (John) Maze of Washington; a niece, Johnna (Ray) Reese; an aunt, Jean Hughes; an uncle, Earl Jeffers; and several cousins.
Deceased is a niece, Allison K. Maze.
A memorial service will be held in New Orleans. Inurnment will be in Washington Cemetery.
(April 22, 1926 – December 6, 2007)
He was born April 22, 1926, in Waynesburg, a son of Herman Holland and Edith Phillips Kiger.
During World War II, Mr. Kiger served in the Army Air Force, 20th Bombardment Squadron, 2nd Bombardment Group, as an aerial gunner. He participated in campaigns in Northern Apennines, Central Europe, Po Valley and Rhineland. For his service, he earned an Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal and World War II Victory Medal. He was honorable discharged on March 9, 1946, with a rank of sergeant.
Mr. Kiger was a horseman, driver, trainer and self-employed farrier. He once worked for Delvin Miller and Bob McCarrell.
Mr. Kiger was a member of Meadowlands United Methodist Church and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, reading, and his grandchildren.
On November 29, 1947, he married Alberta “Bertie” Reynolds, who died June 23, 2000.
Surviving are a son, Richard R. (Ellie) Kiger, of Rough Creek; three daughters, Hazel Bradshaw of Meadowlands, Cynie (Joel) Murray of Patagonia, Arizona, and Jackie (John) Butenschoen of Marengo, Illinois; a sister, Betty J. White of Rough Creek; six grandchildren, Julie Dille, Jennifer Bradshaw, Jessica Bradshaw, Amanda Thorsen, Sara Kiger and Tyler Butenschoen; and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Mibby Kiger; a grandson, Sean Butenschoen; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in Meadowlands United Methodist Church, where a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 10, 2007. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, 331 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301 or to Meadowlands United Methodist Church, 535 Pike Street, Meadowlands PA 15347.
(July 24, 1920 – June 7, 2004)