Mary Louise Miller, 65, of Washington, died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2007, in her home. She had been ill since 1998.
She was born December 31, 1941, in Sycamore, a daughter of Margaret R. Wilson Breese of Waynesburg and the late James Breese.
Mrs. Miller graduated from Trinity High School in 1959. She was employed as a secretary in the Washington and Jefferson College Library and had previously worked for Herdâ€™s Drug Store, Washington Ambulance and Chair Service, and at Kinder Care in Thorndale.
Mrs. Miller enjoyed babysitting, sending cards to people, and find-a-word books.
She was a member of Washington Alliance Church and had attended East Brandywine Baptist Church.
On December 26, 1964, she married Charles William Miller, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael William (Shelley) Miller of Coatsville and Mark James (Donna) Miller of Twinsburg, Ohio; a brother, James Edward (Cheryl) Breese of Dixon, Tenn.; a sister, Norma Jean (Glenn) Morrow of Macedonia, Ohio; three grandchildren, Matthew, Brandon and Tamra Miller; a step-grandchild, Shannon Pulinka; an adopted grandchild, Tori Dupont; four step-grandchildren, Brendan, Marcus, Brook and Jolene Young; and many nieces and nephews.
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, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2007, with Rev. Harry Fletcher and Rev. James Newman officiating. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville.
Jeffrey Paul Nixon, 43, of Meadow Lands, formerly of Visalia, Calif., died Wednesday, June 28, 2006, in the Greenery, Washington, following a two-and-a-half-year illness.
He was born August 15, 1962, in Washington, a son of Helga R. Kaltner Nixon of Meadow Lands and the late Edward W. Nixon.
Mr. Nixon was a graduate of McGuffey High School and served in the U.S. Navy for eight years, including in Desert Shield.
He was a corrections officer in the state of California for 10 years.
Mr. Nixon was Presbyterian.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, tournament fishing and playing golf.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are two brothers, William E. Nixon of Westland and Kevin C. Nixon of Meadow Lands; a sister, Noreen E. McGowan of Houston; several nieces and nephews; and a great-niece.
A graveside service will be held at 12:30 PM, Monday, July 3, in Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Cecil Township, with the Rev. Clarejean Haury officiating.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Jeff Nixon Air Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 521, Meadow Lands, PA 15347. Arrangements are under the direction of William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.
She was born August 4, 1939, in Marianna, a daughter of Ralph and Margaret Peters Hagedorn.
For 25 years, Mrs. Norris worked at The Washington Hospital in the housekeeping department.
She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed crocheting, playing Scrabble and solving crossword puzzles.
On February 23, 1957, she married Arthur C. Norris, Jr., who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Arthur C. (Nancy) Norris, III of Washington; two daughters, Linda (Bill) Hickman of Georgia and Barbara (Rich) Reitter of West Virginia; a brother, George Hagedorn of Richeyville; one sister, Kathryn Bennardini of Marianna; seven grandchildren, Art, Tina, James, April, Kara, David and Jason; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Donald Hagedorn; and two sisters, Thelma Skorich and Betty Sabocheck.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 16th, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.
(December 21, 1945 – June 30, 2010)
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Gino L. Novi, 95, of Washington died Wednesday, September 23, 2009 in his residence.
Gino was born April 24, 1914, in Pittsburgh, a son of Ceasar and Emelia Novi.
On June 15, 1942 he entered the U.S. Army serving in; Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He received the World War II Victory Medal, four Bronze Service Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and the Distinguished Unit Citation.
He was honorably discharged on November 25, 1945 with the rank of Technician 4th Grade.
Gino worked as an export manager for forty years, retiring in 1977. At one time he worked at Grant Paper and Federal Paper.
He was a member of the Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion and enjoyed dancing, traveling and gardening.
Gino enjoyed good heath and life as a husband to Marie Lazar whom he married May 8, 1943, and who survives, and a father to; Maryann, Mary Jeanne, Gene Thomas and David and grandfather to; Michele, Paul, Charlene and Jonathan, and brothers Paul, Joseph and Harry Novi.
Friends will be received from 9 to 10 a.m, the hour of the mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday September 30, 2009 in Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 119 W. Chestnut Street, Washington. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray. Military rites will be accorded graveside by Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 of the American Legion. The family suggests memorial contributions to John F. Kennedy School Scholarship Fund, 111 W. Spruce Street, Washington, PA 15301. Arrangements are by William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd, 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.
Shirley Louise Noviski, 60, of Washington, died Saturday, November 24, 2007, in Washington Hospital, following a lengthy illness.
She was born August 10, 1947, in Canonsburg, a daughter of Fred D. Shepherd, Sr. and Violet Tutay Shepherd.
Mrs. Noviski was a graduate of Canon-McMillan High School and attended California University in conjunction with Washington Hospital School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse in the Oncology Department of The Washington Hospital.
Mrs. Noviski was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church and enjoyed gardening, flowers and the outdoors.
In 1968, she married Edward Lewis Noviski, Sr., who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Edward L. (Tracy) Noviski, Jr., of McMurray and Michael J. Noviski of Washington; three brothers, Fred Shepherd, Jr., of Seneca, South Carolina, James Shepherd of Lakeland, Florida, and Kenneth Shepherd of Lawrence; one sister, Nancy Quaresima of Carlisle; and two grandchildren, Madison and Brynn Noviski.
Deceased are two brothers, Donald and Thomas Shepherd.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 395 East Maiden Street, Washington, where a Blessing Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2007, with Rev. Thomas Oï¿½Neil officiating. Burial will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township.
Paul Gerald Miller, 75, of Washington, died at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2005, in Washington Hospital, following a lengthy illness. He was born September 20, 1930, in West Brownsville, a son of Wilbur W. and Eleanor Shriver Miller. He was a member of Third United Presbyterian Church in Washington and was a 1948 graduate of Beallsville High School. He had formerly been employed at Duncan Miller Glass for five years. He had been employed as a supervisor at Washington Co. for 22 years. He retired from Trinity Area School District, where he had been employed as a custodian. He enjoyed camping and working on lawn mowers. On October 20, 1951, he was united in marriage to J. Marian Ross, who survives. They celebrated 54 years of marriage. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Robert and wife Cindy of Washington; four daughters, Debbie and husband Donald Baker of Wellsburg, W.Va., Pam and husband Chuck LaBella of Washington, Linda and husband Kevin Klages of Wellsburg, W.Va., and Diane and husband Dave Gump of Washington; three brothers, William Miller of Beallsville, Barry Miller of Scenery Hill and Larry Miller of Richeyville; three sisters, Dorothy Lynn of Beallsville, Ann Luketich of Beallsville and Sandra Rush of McDonald, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Brian and Eric Engle, Beth Carpenter, Ian Miller, Jill Phillips, Jeremy LaBella, Zachary and Brandon Klages and David and Cody Gump; a stepgrandson, Donald Baker Jr.; 10 great-grandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandchild. Deceased is a grandson, Jason LaBella; and an infant brother, Robert Miller.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating, followed by interment in Washington Cemetery.
(July 8, 1970 – June 27, 2010)
She was born July 8, 1970, in Washington, a daughter of Susan Webster Darnley of Washington.
Mrs. Miller was a graduate of McGuffey High School. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her children, watching movies and playing bingo
She was Catholic.
On September 28, 1990, she married Robert Miller, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Caitlin Marie Miller; and a son, Zander Nicholis Miller, both at home; a brother, William Robert Ruff of Houston; maternal grandparents, Vyiona and Donald J. Williford; a nephew, Cody Ruff; and step-father, William L. Darnley.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 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 10 a.m. Thursday, July 1st, with Pastor James Willard officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 331 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 395 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 7. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
(September 18, 1937 – September 13, 2008)
At the request of the deceased, no public visitation or services will be held. Donations are suggested to the Washington Senior Citizens Center, East Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301.