(Died October 18, 2008)
Mary L. George, a generous and kind soul, left this earth to join her family on October 18, 2008. She will be sadly missed by all who loved and cared for her. Mary was active in her church and the Salvation Army. She is survived by her family and her friends at Noble Towers in Crafton. There will be no viewing. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Noon on Monday, November 3, 2008, in Noble Towers, 2440 Baldwick Road, Crafton.
She was born December 15, 1919, in Cumberland Township, Greene County, a daughter of William Orris and Frances Tustin Longstreth.
Mrs. Gaus attended Waynesburg School until her family moved to Washington County. She graduated from Morris Township High School in Prosperity and then attended Tomlinson Adult Training School for business management.
For 20 years, she worked as a sales clerk at Sears.
While living at Thomas Campbell Apartments, she was involved with their hospitality group. Mrs. Gaus enjoyed sewing, her cats and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
She was a member of Amity United Methodist Church for over 60 years.
On October 10, 1938, she married John C. Gaus, who died February 5, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Kaye (Gale) Stockdale of Bentleyville; 11 grandchildren, Robert Cosgray, John Gaus, Michael Gaus, Tracey Gaus Dean, Doug White, Scott White, Paul Dearing, Vicki White, Nannette Bosang, Charles Bosang, and Stephanie Bosang Davis; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Nancy Bosang; and a son, John C. Gaus, Jr.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in William Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 11th. Burial will follow in Amity United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 50 Moffett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15243.
(December 20, 2008 – January 21, 2009)
Jonathan Michael Gillespie, Jr., one month old, died Wednesday, January 21, 2009. He was born December 20, 2008, in Washington, a son of Jonathan Michael Gillespie, Sr. and Angela Nicole Moschell, both of Washington.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are two half-sisters, Jasmine and Asia Gillespie; maternal grandparents, Rose Moschell and Vearney Moschell of Washington; paternal grandparents, Debbie Gillespie of Washington and Charles Gillespie of Lone Pine; maternal great-grandmother, Mary Thorne of Waynesburg; and paternal great-grandparents, George and Wanda Bolinsky, both of Washington.
Private services were officiated by Rev. Fred Helmick of Wolfdale Bible Chapel with burial in Washington Cemetery.
(December 4, 1919 – January 26, 2010)
Ruth Isabell Glover, 90, of Washington, died Tuesday, January 26, 2010, in the Washington Hospital.
She was born December 4, 1919, in Banetown, a daughter of Timothy Bennett and Victoria Breese Bennett. She was raised by her maternal grandparents, the Breeses.
Mrs. Glover was a housekeeper for the Weber family for 20 years and also had a home laundry service for 10 years.
She was a member of First Nazarene Church and enjoyed bingo, cooking and baking.
Her husband, Chester K. Glover, died in 1988.
Surviving are a son, Allen G. (Corrine) Glover of Washington; two sisters, Donna Bryner and Nel Watson, both of Washington; a son-in-law, James Stollar, Sr.; 10 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Deceased are two daughters, Wanda L. Stollar and a daughter who died at birth; a brother, William Bennett, and three sisters, Evelyn McCann, Luella Jones and Jennie Phillips.
Friends will be received 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 29th, in Church of Christ, 700 Allison Avenue, Washington, with John Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
Lenora Marie (Lea) Gilmore, 85, died Tuesday, August 15, 2006, in her home.
She was born July 3, 1921, in Washington, a daughter of John and Mary Carnazia Bonsanto.
Mrs. Gilmore was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Washington. She belonged to Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters of America and Immaculate Conception Friendship Club.
She was a 1941 graduate of Washington High School.
On December 21, 1941, she married John Thomas Gilmore Sr., who died April 1, 1991.
Surviving are two sons, John Thomas Gilmore Jr. of Albany, Calif., and Timothy Mark Gilmore and wife Jill of Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Colleen Marie Wamsley and husband Andrew of Akron, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; several great-great nieces and great-great nephews; and several great-great-great-nieces and great-great-great-nephews. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Erin Michelle Gilmore, Grant Richard Gilmore, Angela Marie Wamsley and Alice Kathryn Wamsley.
Deceased are four brothers, Samuel Comito, Frank Comito, Nick Comito, Michael Comito; and a sister, Emma Comito Sim.
Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 19, in Immaculate Conception Church, followed by entombment in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, John F. Kennedy Catholic School Scholarship Fund or Immaculate Conception Church.
He was born November 1, 1923, in Houston, a son of Pink and Freddie Goode Chandler.
Mr. Chandler graduated from Chartiers-Houston High School and attended Penn Commercial for two years.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army as a Technician, 5th grade, and earning the American Theater Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal.
(November 1, 1923 – August 15, 2006)
Mr. Chandler was employed as a manager of a state liquor store and was a member of St. Paulâ€™s AME Church.
He was an amateur radio operator, played the organ, and enjoyed horse races.
On September 18, 1943, he married Florence Blake, who died July 15, 1995.
Surviving are a son, Arthur W. Chandler of Downey, California; one brother, Richard Chandler of Rochester, NY; two sisters, Hortense (Chummy) Davis of Canonsburg, and Julia Burgess of Houston; four grandchildren, Brent Chandler, Ivett Chandler, Ivy Zequeira, and Ivan Saavedra; and four great-grandchildren, Joshua Chandler, Destiny Saavedra, Celise Saavedra and Diego Zequeira.
Deceased are two brothers, Wilson and Rhodie Chandler; and a sister, Leona Chandler.
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 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19, with Rev. Charles E. Thomas, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
(December 8, 1942 – July 25, 2008)
She was born December 8, 1942, in McMechen, West Virginia, a daughter of the late James and Helen V. Grall Ealy.
Mrs. Chadwick graduated from Trinity High School in 1960. For 25 years, she worked at Washington Area Teachers Credit Union as office manager.
Mrs. Chadwick was a member of Enon Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Washington. She had served in several positions in both churches.
Mrs. Chadwick was past president of Washington County Genealogical Society, served on the board of League of Women Voters, and volunteered for Hospice Care.
She was an avid gardener and birdwatcher and an active line dancer.
On March 21, 1964, she married Hiram V. Chadwick, Jr., who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Brian E. Chadwick of Washington; two daughters, Janis A. (Charles) Hickerson of Claysville and Shana R. (Douglas) Mazzotti of Bridgeville; seven brothers, James F., Thomas, John, David, George, Barry and Kevin Ealy; two sisters, Sharon Grimm and Donna Salisberry; six grandchildren, Shane Lusher, Sheldon Hancher, Caitlin and Savanna Zrimm, and Matthew and Isabella Mazzotti; and one great-grandchild, Seth Lusher.
Friends will be received 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 29th, in First Baptist Church, College Street, Washington, with Pastor Steve Dunlap officiating. Burial will follow in Prosperity Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Donnell House, Hospice Care of the Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Avenue, Washington PA 15301.
(June 8, 1984 – August 2, 2002)
CHAMBERS – Friends of Cory C. Chambers of Claysville, who died Friday, August 2, 2002, will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, with the Rev. John Rathbone officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
(August 2, 1941 – December 14, 2009)
Hiram Vankirk Chadwick Jr., 68, of South Franklin Township, died unexpectedly Monday, December 14, 2009, in his home.
He was born August 2, 1941, in Washington County, a son of Hiram V. Chadwick Sr. and Florence Ealy Chadwick.
Mr. Chadwick was a construction worker for several local construction companies for more than 50 years.
He was a member of Enon Baptist Church and attended First Baptist Church in Washington.
Mr. Chadwick was a member of NRA, Horse and Mule Association and Anawanna Club and enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing.
On March 21, 1964, he married Mary Belle Ealy, who died July 25, 2008.
Surviving are a son, Brian E. (Kim Keenan) Chadwick of Washington; two daughters, Janis A. (Charles) Hickerson of Claysville and Shana R. (Douglas) Mazzotti of Bridgeville; three brothers, Herschell Chadwick and Oliver Chadwick, both of Prosperity, and Paul Chadwick of Amity; a sister, Shirley Barnhart of Waynesburg; six grandchildren, Shane Lusher, Sheldon Hancher, Caitlin and Savanna Zrimm and Matthew and Isabella Mazzotti; and two great-grandchildren, Seth Lusher and Hayden Lusher.
A brother, Gaylord Chadwick, is deceased.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 18, in First Baptist Church, Washington, with the Rev. Steven Dunlap officiating. Burial will follow in Prosperity Cemetery.,
(July 30, 1943 – June 7, 2010)
She was born July 30, 1943, in Washington, a daughter of Fred W. and Nellie M. Tennant Eakin.
Mrs. Glendenning formerly worked for 11 years at Hill’s Department store as the assistant shoe department manager. In her younger years she worked at Marshall’s Luncheonette and also at Murphy’s on Main Street.
Mrs. Glendenning was a member of Trinity Bible Fellowship, where she taught Sunday School and Bible School, and Washington County Democratic Women. She attended Vella School of Dance and dance competitions.
On February 17, 1961, she married James A. Glendenning, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Donald J. (Charl) Glendenning of Graysville, Michael L. (Jaime) Glendenning of Washington and James C. (Kathy) Glendenning of Delaware, Ohio; a daughter, Michelle Renee (Richard) Gontas of Washington; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Glade Eakin and Fred Eakin, Jr.; and a grandchild, Leah Glendenning.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 3 to 5 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. Friday, June 11th, with Pastor Bob Turrill and Pastor Michael Roach co-officiating. Burial will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.