(August 14, 1921 – April 11, 2011)
He was born August 14, 1921, in Carnegie, a son of Robert and Edna Evans Amend.
Mr. Amend enlisted in the U.S. Army on December 9, 1942, serving with Company E 466th Quartermaster Regiment. He was honorably discharged April 2, 1943.
He was a laborer, retiring from S.P. Kenny.
Mr. Amend enjoyed music, singing and dancing. He also enjoyed gardening, taking walks, having breakfast at Eat’n Park and lunch at Ponderosa.
He was a member of Jefferson Avenue United Methodist Church.
On August 8, 1972, he married Dolores Migliori, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Harry (Jeanie) Amend, of Bulger, Charles Amend, Jr. and James (Charlene) Amend, of Baldwin; two daughters, Lucy Sladik, and Roberta Carey Adams, of Buffalo, NY; and eighteen grandchildren, and 21 great-granchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Robert and Thomas Amend, and John Nixon; and a sister, Sara Korzinski.
Friends will be received 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 11:00 Thursday, April 14, 2011, with Rev. John Hoffman officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens Cemetery, McMurray.
(June 29, 1936 – June 12, 2002)
Nancy Margaret Morris Antel, 91, of Washington, died Friday, August 27, 2004, in Hillsview Rest Home, Claysville, following a lengthy illness.
She was born June 24, 1913, in Wetzell County, W.Va., a daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Clark Morris.
Mrs. Antel was employed as a supervisor at G.C. Murphy Co. for seven years.
She was a member of Laboratory Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Antel was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of South Strabane Township Fire Department 1 and a member of National Campers and Hikers Association, crochet club and card club.
On April 9, 1936, she married Thomas J. Antel, who died February 12, 1988.
Surviving are three daughters, Kathleen Sprowls, Eileen Krepps and Eva Mae Byers, all of Washington; seven grandchildren, Michael and Thomas Sprowls, Kevin Krepps, Edward Krepps II, Pamela Cursi, Nancy Byers and Brenda Knight; and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Carl, Andy, John and Bob Morris; and three sisters, Ellen Yaho, Irene Posthelwait and Mary Morris.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 395 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, August 30, with the Rev. David A. Stammerjohn officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Memorial contributions may be made to Albert Gallatin Hospice or Laboratory Presbyterian Church. Additional information and guest book are online at www.NealFuneralHome.com.
(September 4, 1922 – March 13, 2010)
He was born in Grafton, West Virginia, on September 4, 1922, the son of the late Pearley Lloyd Ankrom and Edith Mae Efaw.
Mr. Ankrom was a World War II veteran, having served in the Army from April 8, 1943, until October 15, 1945. He was involved in battles and campaigns in Rome, Arno, North Apennines, Po Valley, Southern France, Northern France, Rhineland and the Balkans. He was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, and Distinguished Unit Badge with one Oak Leaf Cluster.
Mr. Ankrom was a tractor-trailer driver for Browser Dairy out of Sistersville, West Virginia. In Washington, he also drove for Suwak, Lightning Express and Overnight Trucking, as well as for Amwell, Buffalo and South Franklin Townships.
Mr. Ankrom was a member of Lone Pine Christian Church, American Legion Post 175, Sunshiners, Teamster Union 585, Washington Senior Citizens, and Buffalo Grange. He loved listening to country music, playing darts, traveling, hunting, fishing, playing the guitar and harmonica, singing with his wife, and spending time with family and friends.
On Sunday, June 19, 1983, he married Jeanette Loraine Hillberry RIggle, who survives. They enjoyed their wonderful 26 years of life together by traveling and seeing many parts of the country.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Harry (Karen) Ankrom, Jr., of Tionesta; two daughters, Carol Sue Hewitt of Washington and Grace (Bill) Bardella of Banetown; a step-son, Michael (Jeannie) RIggle of Washington; a step daughter, Tammy (Dan) Dyer of Deland, Florida; a step daughter-in-law, Nancy Sayre Riggle of Youngsville, North Carolina; 12 grandchildren, Brenda (Mike) Rohaley, Laurie “Toby” (Doug) Weiss, Harry (Miranda) Ankrom, all of Washington, J.R. (Amber) Ankrom of Toronto, Ohio, Jason (Nicole) Ankrom of Washington, Chad (Amber) Ankrom of Williamsport, Maryland, Christina Ankrom of Claysville, Larry (Carrie) Ankrom of Lone Pine, Stacy (Doug Novotney) Ankrom of Washington, Ashley (John) Burnsworth of Amity, Amanda (Adam) Cox of Washington and Abby Donkin of Banetown; seven step-grandchildren, Anthony Dyer, Kaylee Dyer, Courtney Dyer, all of Deland, Florida, Michael Riggle and Shayla Riggle of Washington, Zachery Riggle of Youngsville, North Carolina, and Chelsey Polewski of Slippery Rock; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are four sisters, Emma Jean Ankrom, Patty Smith, Nancy Runion, and Mary Lou Barnhart, all of Sistersville, West Virginia; two brothers, Pearley (Maxine) Ankrom of Sistersville, and Kenneth (Loretta) Ankrom of Parkersburg, West Virginia; several nieces and nephews, Mary (Delmas) Marks of Buckhannon, West Virginia, Patty (Bill) Umble of Smithfield, Marrietta (Jim) Phillips of Buckhannon, Virginia Hymes, Joan (Terry) Biller of Elkins, West Virginia, Eugene (Tippi) Keene, Opal (Tim) Sturn, Truman (Emogene) Keene, Nellie (Paul) Davis, all of Belington, West Virginia; several step nieces and nephews; two brothers-in-law, Larry (Linda) Hillberry of Amity and Sonny (Donna) Hillberry of Washington.
Deceased are seven sisters, Nina Keene, Mary Keene, Betty Ebert, Helen Price, Joanna Moore, Dorothy Ankrom and Elizabeth Ankrom; a great-grandson, Michael Morris; a step-granddaughter Adrianna Riggle; a step-son, Mark Richard Riggle; a son, Larry Ankrom; and a daughter, Debbie Donkin.
Friends will be received 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 17th, in Church of Christ, 700 Allison Avenue, Washington, with Rev. Joshua Sonoga, Rev. Harry Ankrom and Bob Davison officiating. Interment in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies will take place at a later date. Military rites will be accorded at the church by American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post 175. Memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
(November 4, 1938 – June 18, 2002)
I. Richman Co. retiree Leo Ankrom Jr., 63, of Latrobe, died at 10:28 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2002, in Washington Hospital. He had been ill since 1984. He was born November 4, 1938, in Hays (Pittsburgh), a son of the late Leo Sr. and Violet Edna Link Ankrom. Mr. Ankrom was a graduate of Avella High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a laborer at I. Richman Co. in Washington. On January 12, 1969, he married Linda Mae McCloskey, who survives. Also surviving are four sons, Leo III and George, both of Charleston, S.C., and William and Duane Ankrom, both of Washington; a daughter, Tammy Ankrom of Bentleyville; a brother, Richard J. Ankrom of Washington; a sister, Shirley F. Roberts of Claysville; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A son, Patrick Ankrom, is deceased. ANKROM – Friends of Leo Ankrom Jr. of Latrobe, who died Tuesday, June 18, 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, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
At the request of the deceased, no public visitation will be held. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2003 at Washington Cemetery, 3:00 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Washington County Historical Society.
Emma H. Nemec, 90, of Washington, died June 17, 2006, in Humbert Lane Health Care Center, Washington.
She was born November 22, 1915, in Danvers, Mont., a daughter of Samuel and Paulina Newmann Winter.
Mrs. Nemec was a homemaker who enjoyed reading and being with her family.
She was Lutheran.
On March 4, 1935, she married Rudolph R. Nemec, who died in May 1978.
Surviving are two daughters, Shirley M. Johnson of Washington and Doris K. Nell of Harlem, Mont.; a sister, Elsie Janke of White Sulphur Springs, Mont.; nine grandchildren, D. Michael Johnson, Kevin Nell, Kirt Nell, Gary Johnson, Amy Hart, Brian Nell, Laura Carpio, Mark Johnson and Patrick Gordon; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Ferdinand, John and Reynold Winter.
There is no local visitation. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Creel Funeral Home, Lewistown, Mont., where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 22. Burial will follow in Central Montana Memorial Gardens, Lewistown. Memorial contributions may be made to a hospice of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are being handled by William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., Washington.
Born May 24, 1934, in Pittsburgh.
Daughter of Charles and Gladys E. Beard Hull.
Attended Langley High School, member of United Presbyterian Church, in Imperial, was a homemaker.
Married Paul Dodds Nesbitt, of Clinton, on August 30, 1956.
Mother of David (Valerie) Nesbitt, of Clinton, Donald (Ana) Nesbit, of Merritt Island, FL., Linda Benvin, Patricia (Terry) Alhborne, both of Glenwillard, Rebecca Nesbitt, West Palm Beach, FL., Donna Wilson, Kilgore, TX., Darlene (Brian) Sizemore, Maryville, TN., Lynn (Daryl) Zorzi, West Palm Beach, FL., sister of, Wayne and Evan Hull, of Crafton; grandmother of 15.
Deceased are her parents and a brother, Charles Hull.
A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 9, 2008, in Riverdale United Presbyterian Church, 1555 Broadhead Road, Moon Township, PA 15108, with Rev. Alan Drake officiating. Arrangements by William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, PA.
She was born October 12, 1938, in Washington, a daughter of the late Emmett and Edith Bradley Lyons.
Mrs. Nester was a homemaker who loved being with her family and cooking.
Before moving to South Carolina 14 years ago, she attended and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.
On July 2, 1958, she married Frank S. Nester, Jr., who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Frank A. (Linda) Nester of Charlotte, North Carolina; a daughter, Kimberly Nester of Cottageville, South Carolina; one brother, Emmett Lyons of Cottageville, South Carolina; two sisters, Edith Supler of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Rita Mossor of Follansbee, West Virginia; and a granddaughter, Kacie Nester.
Deceased is a son, Mark A. Nester.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Blessing Service will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 26th, in the chapel at Washington Cemetery, 498 Park Avenue, Washington. Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.