Ella M. Wilson, 81, of Washington, died Sunday morning, April 27, 2008, unexpectedly in her home.
She was born March 9, 1927, in Eighty-Four, PA, a daughter of Stanley Wilson and Helen Johnston Wilson. Mrs. Wilson graduated from Washington High School in 1945. She had been an employee of Duncan Miller and the Parrot Gift Shop. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, sewing and family get-togethers.
On August 11, 1946, she married Rev. Roy R. Wilson, of Houston, PA, who survives. He was the pastor of the Washington Christian and Missionary Alliance Church for 27 years.
Also surviving are a son, Rev. Richard (Jeanne) Wilson and two daughters, Rebecca (Michael) Markley and Jeanne (William) Moore, all of Washington; twelve grandchildren, Erin (David) Dinch, Daniel (Lisa) Wilson, Nathan (Amanda) Wilson, Melanie (Lawrence) Lytton, Steven (Becky) Shoup, Rachel (Scott) Chunko, Onilee Markley, Jonathan (Michelle) Markley, Ashlee (Zachary) Stringer, William Moore, Andrew Moore, Samuel Moore and nine great grandchildren.
Also surviving is one sister, Annabelle W. Reilly of Washington and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents, are one sister, Bertha G. (Richard) Sprowls, of Washington, and one great granddaughter.
Friends will be received 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, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 2, 2008. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens Cemetery, McMurray.
Cross Creek dairy farmer raised black Angus James C. Wilson, 87, of Mount Hope Ridge Road, Claysville, died at 3:30 p.m. Monday, December 30, 2002, in his home following a four-month illness. He was born August 23, 1915, in Cross Creek Township, a son of Lee M. and Ruth Smith Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a lifelong member of Grove United Presbyterian Church in West Middletown, where he served as an elder and Sunday school teacher. He was a dairy farmer in Cross Creek Township and later raised black Angus cattle on Mount Hope Ridge Road. Mr. Wilson was a 1932 graduate of Hickory High School, attended Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and was a member of Gideon International. He was a member of Pennsylvania Farmers Association and West Middletown Cemetery board. On May 25, 1938, he married Sarah Elizabeth Craft, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Charles Wilson of McDonald and Samuel Wilson of Imperial; a daughter, Margaret Radosevich of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Deceased are a daughter, Mary Griffith; and two sisters, Anne Alford and Ruth Margaret Wilson.
WILSON – Friends of James C. Wilson of Mount Hope Ridge Road, Claysville, who died Monday, December 30, 2002, 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, and from 10 until 11 a.m., the hour of services, Friday, January 3, in Grove United Presbyterian Church, West Middletown, with the Rev. Rowley Boone officiating. Interment will follow in West Middletown Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be made to Gideon International or Grove United Presbyterian Church.
(April 11, 1921 – April 27, 2003)
Friends of Jeanne “ Jane “ Wilson, who died on Sunday, April 27, 2003 will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, PA 15301, where services will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 10:00 AM, Pastor Douglas Miller officiating. Entombment will follow in Greene County Memorial Mausoleum.
On January 13, 1973 she married Philip Wilson who survives. Also surviving are a son Philip Scott Wilson and daughter Lori Elizabeth Wilson both of Indianapolis, Two Brothers, Franklin Paul Liptak of Connecticut and Lawrence Lee Liptak of San Diego, California, and a grand daughter Maigan Carolyn Wilson.
A memorial service will be held in January, the date to be announced in a future edition.
He was born February 13, 1929, in Perry Township, Fayette County, a son of David H. and Dicie Wilkes Wingrove.
Mr. Wingrove was a mould maker at Findley Refractories for 42 years. He enjoyed country and western music.
Mr. Wingrove was a member of numerous social organizations, including Moose Lodge, Jessup Club, the Sons of Italy and the Pulaski Club.
He was Protestant.
Surviving are a son, Ralph L. Wingrove of Indiana, Pennsylvania; a daughter, Cindy Lou Strohecker of Washington; two brothers, Leonard of Canonsburg and Thurman of Perryopolis; one sister, Gladys Fisher of Dawson; eight grandchildren, Dennis Martin II, Amy Wingrove Stone, Leslie Wingrove Yount, Natalie Wingrove Scott, Kristen Martin, Andrea Strohecker, Ryan Wingrove, and Stephanie Strohecker; and ten great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a great-grandchild; four brothers, Floyd, Thomas, Clarence and Ernest; and two sisters, Clara Schoaf and Edith Stedman.
Friends will be received on 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 11 a.m. Monday, December 15th with Rev. Ron Ringer officiating. Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
(July 26, 1922 – March 28, 2005)
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, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 1, with Philip Couture, minister, officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
(June 24, 1925 – January 24, 2009)
Leonard Wingrove, 83, of Washington, died Saturday, January 24, 2009, in Kade Nursing Home.
He was born June 24, 1925, in Perryopolis, a son of David Haze and Dicie Wilks Wingrove.
Mr. Wingrove worked for Layton Township on the road crew.
He was Protestant.
Surviving are a brother, Thurman Wingrove of Perryopolis; and a sister, Gladys Fisher, of Star Junction.
Deceased are four brothers, Ralph, Tom, Clarence and Floyd Wingrove; and two sisters, Clara Shoaf and Edith Betonte.
There will be no public visitation or services.
Friends of Adda Elizabeth Wise, 85, of Triadelphia, formerly of Claysville, who died Saturday, July 30, 2005, will be received on Monday, from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 pm in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2005, at 11:00 am, Rev. John Rasz officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
Donald Roy Wise, 77, of Washington, died Wednesday, September 24, 2008, in his residence.
He was born April 30, 1931, in Enon, Greene County, a son of Harleigh and Blanche Elizabeth Goodwin Wise.
Mr. Wise graduated from Richhill High School. On October 30, 1952, he entered the United States Army and served as a Private First Class in the Military Police until his honorable discharge on October 29, 1954. For his service, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. From 1954 until November 1960, he served in the Army Reserves.
Mr. Wise formerly owned Wise Refuse and, for over 45 years, worked as a laborer at Rubber Rolls.
He was a member of Crossroads Presbyterian Church and Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion.
Surviving are two sons, Donald Roy (Joyce) Wise, II, and Merle Leroy Wise, both of Washington; three daughters, Donna Mae (Warren) Malone of Burgettstown, Traci Darlene (Bruce) Butala of Hidden Valley and Connie Sue Tripoli of Washington; one brother, Harold Wise of Canonsburg; a sister, Marie Richie of Wellsburg, West Virginia; and seven grandchildren, Samantha Malone, Chase Malone, Christopher White, Domenique Tripoli, Danielle Tripoli, Ean Donald Wise and Zoe Grace Wise.
Also surviving is his long-time caregiver and former wife, Ida Mae Wise.
Deceased are two brothers, Lee and Richard John Wise; and three sisters, Margaret Huryn, Ruth Earlywine and Leota Hunt.
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 11 a.m. Monday, September 29th, with Pastor Edward Blank officiating. Burial will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Military rites will be accorded graveside by Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion. Memorial contributions may be made to Albert Gallatin Hospice, 275 Meadowlands Boulevard, Washington PA 15301.
Friends of Idora May Wise, 76, of Washington, who died Sunday, May 1, 2005, will be received on Tuesday, from 7 to 9 pm and Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, where services will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2005, at 11:00 am, Rev. John DePolo officiating. Interment will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. The family requests memorial donations be made to: American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society.