(June 24, 1920 – August 15, 2002)
CHAPMAN – Friends of Charles A. Chapman of South Franklin Township, who died Thursday, August 15, 2002, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 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 2 p.m. Monday, August 19, with the Rev. Floyd Marosco officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery. Full military rites will be accorded at graveside by Edwin Scott Linton American Legion Post 175 of Washington.
(July 6, 1941 – July 13, 2011)
Robert Charles Miller, 70, of Avella, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in Donnell House.
He was born July 6, 1941, in Washington, a son of Robert S. and Marian Louise Lytton Miller.
Mr. Miller was a life-long over-the-road truck driver.
He was a member of North Buffalo Presbyterian Church, the Alpine Lodge, AARP and ARC. Mr. Miller enjoyed country music, woodworking, and playing cards and loved to fish.
On December 20, 1960, he married Juanita R. White, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Robert C. (Barbara) Miller of Virginia Beach, Virginia; two daughters, Angel Sherman of Charleroi and Tina M. (Bruce) Crawford of Meadowlands; a sister, Margaret “Peg” Yost of Beech Bottom, West Virginia; 10 grandchildren, Summer Laundres, Amber Miller, Ashley Miller, Robert Bruce Miller, David Duvall, Julie Lynn Sherman, Jacob Sherman, Jessie E. Keener, Amanda Crawford, April Michelle Sherman; two great-grandchildren, Jacob R. Spencer and Christopher T. Dodd.
Deceased are three daughters, Janet, Janice and Lisa Lynn Miller; an infant son; and two brothers, Donald L. and Curtis L. Miller.
Friends will be received Friday from 3 to 9 p.m. in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 16th, with Pastor Gary Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in North Buffalo Church Cemetery.
She was born August 13, 1930, in Abilene, Kansas, a daughter of the late Clyde and Irene Ward Knoll.
Mrs. Garrett attended high school in Kansas.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, reading, crosswords puzzles, sewing, bird watching and bragging on her grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom she adored.
She was Catholic by faith.
On August 8, 1949, she married James Richard Garrett, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Jimmy Garrett (Deb Jochynek) and John Garrett, both of Washington; a daughter, Mary Lynn (Will) Dickey of Topeka, Kansas; a brother, Ted (Debbie) Knoll of Kansas; a sister, Sharon Knoll McFall of Kansas; five grandchildren, Scott, Kristen and Shannon Dickey, and Devon and Cole Garrett; and four great-grandchildren, Christopher, Austin and Jakob Dickey, and Colby Merz.
Deceased is a sister, Dee Cromwell.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., the hour of service, Thursday, December 18th, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Memorial contributions may be made to Citizens Library, 55 South College Street, Washington PA 15301.
(July 20, 1943 – August 22, 2002)
Michael Lee Gizoni, 52, of Washington, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, January 29, 2006, in Kade Nursing Home, Washington, following a six-month illness.
He was born May 17, 1953, in Washington, a son of the late Italo Anthony and Helen Daugherty Gizoni.
Mr. Gizoni was Catholic.
He graduated from Washington High School in 1972, where he wrestled and later continued to follow local wrestling.
Mr. Gizoni was employed at Brockway Glass as a packer for 15 years.
Surviving are two sons, Heath (Jennifer) Gizoni of Washington and Daniel Gizoni of Claysville; two sisters, Anna M. (Wayne) McCartney of Washington and Regina R. Johnson of Cokeburg; a niece, Jodi Landock; a nephew, Joseph (Melissa) Landock; a grandson, Nicholas Gizoni; a stepgrandson, Jacob; and several aunts and uncles.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 until 8 p.m., the hour of service, Wednesday, February 1, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, with the Rev. Ron Schermerhorn officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, in care of William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd.
(March 8, 1937 – September 24, 2009)
He was born March 8, 1937, in Frankford, a son of Randle A. Glendenning, Sr. and Ethel M. Iams Glendenning.
Mr. Glendenning attended Washington High School. He worked for several years at the Holiday Inn, for 15 years at McGraw-Edison and for four years at Coen Oil.
Mr. Glendenning enjoyed fishing and hunting and loved the Pittsburgh Steelers.
On March 8, 1962, he married Nellie Cumberledge, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Ronald A. (Roslyn) Glendenning of Iowa; three daughters, Marsha E. (Sam) Keener of New Freeport, Tammy L. (Dave) Thompson of Washington and Amy E. (Don) Workman of Waynesburg; three brothers, John N., James A. and Harry E. Glendenning, all of Washington; six sisters, Anna Marie Fulton, Geraldine M. Pryor, Katherine E. Plants, Martha J. Provance, Ethel Molinaro and Leona Zitkovitch, all of Washington; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, David Glendenning.
Friends will be received Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and 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 1 p.m. Monday, September 28th, with Pastor Michael Roach officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. Memorial contributions may be made to Circle Food Pantry, 34 West Wheeling Street, Washington, PA 15301.
(Died January 15, 2011)
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(October 17, 1952 – January 6, 2009)
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(February 3, 1920 – May 9, 2008)
She was born February 3, 1920, in Washington, a daughter of the late Thomas K. and Anna Williams Burke.
Mrs. Chapman was a 1938 graduate of Washington High School.
For many years, she worked the elections in Washington at precinct #73. She enjoyed playing cards and over the years she belonged to several ladies’ card clubs. She and her husband, Jim, enjoyed going to sales at Hezzy Reese’s Red Barn in Amwell Township. Mrs. Chapman enjoyed occasional trips to Florida to visit two of her daughters. Her life was devoted to and centered around her family in Washington. She looked forward to and loved cooking holiday meals. She will be greatly missed by those who were close to her.
Mrs. Chapman was a life-long member of Immaculate Conception Church.
In 1960, she married her husband of 47 years, James R. Chapman, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Nancy L. (Thomas J.) Grant of Key Largo, Florida, Carol S. Enoch of Miami, Florida, and Beverly J. Vankirk of Washington; two grandchildren, Clifford M. Vankirk, II, of Washington and Christopher J. Vankirk (Nancy J.) of Scenery Hill; a great-grandchild, Clifford M. Vankirk, III, of Washington; two nephews; and a cousin.
Deceased are her first husband, George E. Enoch, and a sister, Kathryn L. Merchant.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 13th in Immaculate Conception Church, with Father William Feeney as celebrant. Burial will follow in Prosperity Cemetery.
(November 4, 1933 – July 16, 2011)
Esther M. Kramer, 77, of Washington, died Saturday July 16, 2011, in Southmont of Presbyterian Senior Care.
She was born November 4, 1933, in Marianna, a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Kinick Molinets.
Mrs. Kramer graduated from West Beth High School.
On July 23, 1955 in Cumberland, MD, she married George Kramer.
A devoted mother and grandmother, Mrs. Kramer was a homemaker who had once worked at Jet’s Market as well as Foodland, both in Bentleyville, and had last worked at the Jefferson Avenue Foodland in Washington.
She was a 50-year member of the Croatian Fraternal Union.
She enjoyed playing bingo and going to yard sales and especially loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by a son, Ron Kramer (Tammy) of Washington; daughter Darlene Zemaitis (Butch) of Lawrence; two grandchildren, Kayla and Eric Kramer; one sister, Marge Markoff of Marianna; a brother, Michael Molinets of Parma, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to her husband of 28 years and her parents, are four sisters, Mary Lucursi, Ann Smith, Emma Krehel and Helen Czernecki; and two brothers, Charles Molinets and Albert Molinets.
Friends will be received Sunday 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., Monday, July 18th. Burial will be private at a later date.