Dennis Carl Eklund, 72, of Washington, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Donnell House.
He was born November 8, 1938, in Washington, a son of the late Arnold C. “Ernie” Eklund and the late Catherine R. (Kay) Eklund.
Mr. Eklund graduated from Washington High School in 1956 and from Washington and Jefferson College in 1960. He subsequently received a Masters of Education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1967.
He was a member of the Untied States Air Force Reserves, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant and serving from 1961 through 1967.
Mr. Eklund taught at the Eighth War School in Washington and at Boyce Middle School in Upper St. Clair, but spent the vast majority of his career at Washington High School as an English teacher.
He was the choir director at Fourth Presbyterian Church in the late 1950’s and later directed the choir at the First Christian Church of Washington for 11 years.
Mr. Eklund was a member of several professional organizations throughout his career.
He is the last of his immediate family.
He is survived by several cousins and by his two close friends, Pennierae Knorp and Sara Ann McGlumphy.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing or funeral. Memorial donations may be made to the organization of one’s choice.
Ronald Lee Hunter, 31, of Washington, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a six-week illness. He was born November 2, 1973, in Washington, a son of John Leroy (Lee) Hunter of Washington and the late Karen Elaine Vorhes Hunter. Mr. Hunter graduated from Grace Bible School and attended Pittsburgh Diesel Institute. He was a mechanic and truck driver for six years at AIM Leasing, Pittsburgh. Mr. Hunter attended Washington Alliance Church. Surviving, in addition to his father, are three brothers, Mark E. Hunter of Carnegie, James D. Hunter of Washington and John R. (Julee) Hunter of Washington.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, with the Rev. James Newman officiating. Burial will follow in West Middletown Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 357 East Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301.
Joyce Romaine Davis Forgie, 82, of Washington, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Washington Hospital. She had been in declining health.
She was born August 9, 1928, in Washington, a daughter of William H. and Helen Murray Davis.
Mrs. Forgie graduated from Washington High School in 1946 and Penn Commercial in July 1948.
She was a homemaker and a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church and Washington County Senior Citizens.
Mrs. Forgie enjoyed playing cards and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
On July 20, 1951, she married Ivan Neel Forgie, who died September 17, 1998.
Surviving are two sons, William I. (Paula) Forgie and David N. (Jolene) Forgie, both of Washington; a brother, William Davis of Bridgeville; four grandchildren, McCall, Lauren, Carlee and Jordan; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two sisters, Glenna Pettit and Helen Dickman.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, with Pastor Linda Webster officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 East Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301.
He was born on November 10, 1923, in Majorsville, WV, a son of the late Warren (Les) and Mary Earliwine Ingram. A resident of Claysville for more than 70 years, he was a member of the Taylorstown Christian Church, where he served as a Deacon and trustee.
Mr. Ingram worked for Coen Oil Company for 45 years in the maintenance department, and was a Donegal Township Police officer for more than 25 years.
A former 4-H leader, judge and ringmaster at many horse shows around the area, he enjoyed gardening, horses, farming, fishing and hunting. He was a member of the State Line Saddle Club.
On September 7, 1943, he married Eva Catherine McCartney, who died on May 28, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Dorothy M. (Gerald) Pattison, of West Alexander; 2 sons, James L. Ingram, of Claysville, and Dennis E. (Marlene) Ingram, of Washington, grandchildren, Josh (Jamie) Pattison, Tom Ingram, Tony Ingram, Charley (Ashley) Ingram, Dennis D. (Ashley) Ingram, Elisha Ingram, Ashley Ingram, Brittany Ingramn and Amy Ingram, 9 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a son, Jonathan D. Ingram, a grandson, Todd Pattison, 2 sisters, Emma Meneely and Dorothy Ingram and 4 brothers, Edward (Denver) Ingram, Woodrow (Woody) Ingram, Hayward Ingram and Carl Ingram.
He was the last of his immediate family.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Ave., Washington, PA 15301, where services will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Bruce Graff officiating.
Burial will follow in Claysville Cemetery.
Memorial services for William George Hunter, 58, formerly of Washington, will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2004, at North Buffalo Presbyterian Church at 11:00 am with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in North Buffalo Church Cemetery The family requests memorial donations be made to: Hospice Home Call Services, Inc., 8245 Boone Blvd., Suite 403, Vienna, Virginia, 22182.
Laura A. “Budgie” Pellegrini, 78, of Washington, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at the Washington Hospital.
She was born on February 5, 1933, in Monongahela, a daughter of Louis and Pearl Vaira Pellegrini.
Ms. Pellegrini worked in reservations for U.S. Airways for 40 years, retiring in 1991. She had also worked at Northwest Airlines.
She was a member of Church of the Covenant.
Surviving are 3 sisters, Evelyn (Ernest) Westwood and Virginia (George) Stefus, both of Monongahela and Clarene “Cookie” Namie, of Washington; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Deceased are a brother, Joseph Pellegrini and a sister, Dolores Burgoyne.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301-4755.
A Memorial service for Laura A. (Budgie) Pellegrini, will be held Saturday, May 21st, at 4:00 PM, in the Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau Street, Washington, with Pastor Sue Petritis officiating.
(December 7, 1957 – May 27, 2010)
He was born on December 7, 1957, in Cleveland, OH, a son of Aldine Swiger Flaherty, of Canonsburg, and the late Donald Hupp.
He worked as a welder.
Mr. Hupp enjoyed fishing and cooking.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his stepmother, Judy Hupp; 2 sons, William Lloyd (Angela) Hupp, of Leesburg, OH and Brian Alan Hupp, of Parma, OH; a brother, Alan (Brenda) Hupp, of Canonsburg; a stepbrother, James (Melissa) Flaherty, of Pittsburgh; one sister, Donna Hupp, of North Olmsted, OH; a stepsister, Marsha Flaherty, of Rhode Island; 4 grandchildren, Latashia, Mercedes, Kylie and Zoey; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his father and stepfather.
A gathering of friends will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Dog House Diner, 1145 Jefferson Avenue, Washington. Casual dress is requested.
He was born April 22, 1933, in Littleton, West Virginia, a son of Albert B. and Mary Louise Courtwright Shuman.
Mr. Shuman was a contractor for Fred Fleet Home Remodeling.
He was Protestant by faith.
In August 1957, he married Carolyn C. Gooding, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Lewis F. (Teresa) Shuman, Jr., and Randy (Nicole) Shuman; a daughter, Pamela Susanne (Daniel) Huggins; a sister, Juanita McCutcheon; a sister-in-law, Wilma (Kenny) Hatfield; 10 grandchildren, Robert III, Mike and Amber E. Huggins, Ashlee, Lewis III, Brittany, Christine, Brandon, Jacob, and Blaine Shuman; three great-grandchildren, Samantha and Erica Huggins and Kaylee McCartney; and Brandon’s mother, Lisa.
Deceased are five sisters, Wilda (Cleve) Loar, Georgia (Dale) Crouser, Helen (Loyd) Darymple, Dorothy (Wylie) Toland, Mary Louise (George) Trynoff; a brother, Junior (Bobbie) Shuman; and a son who died in infancy.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 30th, with Rev. Donald Austin officiating. Burial will follow in Chartiers Hill Presbyterian Cemetery.
David Harry Ullom, 54, of Washington, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, following a lengthy illness.
He was born December 15, 1956, in Canonsburg, a son of Beryl J. Medcalf Ullom of Washington and the late Thomas R. Ullom.
Mr. Ullom was a 1974 graduate of Trinity High School. He was employed as a custodian at Ross Mould and formerly worked as a mechanic for Fitzgerald Auto Repair in Ambridge.
Mr. Ullom was a member of Washington Presbyterian Church and Canton Township Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed camping and working on Cub Cadet tractors.
In 1986, he married Danise Moschell, who survives, of West Alexander.
Also surviving are a son, David W. (Crystal) Ullom of Washington; a daughter, Michelle Ullom of West Alexander; four brothers, Thomas Ullom and John Ullom, both of Washington, Chris Ullom of North Fayette, and Matt Ullom of Washington; two sisters, Evelyn Koschik and Robynne Sweeney, both of Pittsburgh; and a grandchild, Kayden Ullom.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation.
(Died May 31, 2009)
By day Mark made a living as a project manager/estimator with Ben Hur Construction; a trade that he took pride in for more than 17 years. In total, Mark spent more than 25 years in the construction field. By night, Mark made his living as a loving husband, nurturing father, proud grandfather, loyal brother and devoted friend.
A loving husband of 27 years, Mark spent these years developing a bond with his wife Jody. Together they enjoyed the thrills of motorcycle riding, the adventures of life, the joy of raising a family and the comfort of taking each new day hand-in-hand.
As a father, Mark raised two loving children and committed his years to unending love, support and guidance. With an infinite knowledge for tackling the unknown, Mark welcomed the unexpected and shared his wisdom in the trials of any project or puzzle his children could toss his way.
Mark is survived by wife, Jody (Cox), children, Samantha (Kevin) Johnson and Ryan (Amy Henderson) Hupp, grandson, Jacob Hupp, sister, Helen Platt, brother, Brian (Stephanie) Hupp, mother and father-in law, Tom and Sharon Cox, and sister in-laws, Tammy (Mike) Fordyce, Kim (Kurt) Wietasch and Jamie (Dave) Horner.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd at Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd, West Chester, OH from 3-7pm with a memorial service to immediately follow. Visitation will also be held at William G. Neal Funeral Home, East Maiden St. Washington, PA on Friday, June 5th from 5-8pm. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 6th at 10am. Interment will be held at Prosperity Cemetery, Prosperity, PA.