Helen Marie Schaefers

Jul 8, 2023

Helen Marie (Stens) Schaefers, 97, of Tarentum passed away on Saturday July 8, 2023. Helen was born in what was known as Normantown, East Deer Township on February 26, 1926, and lived all of her life in the Creighton/Tarentum area.

Helen graduated from Tarentum High School in 1944.  During WWII, Helen went to Washington, DC where she worked in the...

Irene Lucas

Jul 6, 2023

            Irene Lucas, 94, of Natrona, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2023 at New Haven Court, Butler. She was born June 7, 1929 in Natrona, to the late Wladyslaw and Kazmiera (Wisniewski) Mialki. Irene lived her entire life in Natrona where she was a homemaker. She was a former member of St. Ladislaus Church, Natrona...

Judith R. Markmann

Jul 6, 2023

            Judith R. Markmann, 83, of Allegheny Township, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 6, 2023. She was born June 26, 1940 in Harrison Twp. to the late Daniel and Clarinda (Barnhart) Silcose. Judith lived the past 7 years in Allegheny Township and prior to that Tarentum. She was...

Sandra L. Adamski

Jun 26, 2023


Sandra L. Adamski, 81, of Orlando, FL, formerly of Tarentum passed away June 26, 2023 in Florida. She was born May 30, 1942 in New Kensington, PA to the late Richard J. and Genevieve M. (Young) Kutsch. Sandra lived the past 17 years in Florida and prior to that most of life in Tarentum. She was a Secretary/Receptionist for...

Linda M. Chiostri

Jun 24, 2023


Linda M. (Zanotti) Chiostri, wife of Robert B. Chiostri of The Villages, Florida previously of Ocean City, Maryland passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2023. A 1962 Graduate of Leechburg High School, her last place of employment was the Ocean City Visitor Center at the Convention Center.

She was the daughter of Frank and Carmellina Zanotti of Leechburg, PA. Besides...

Yvonne M Brown

Jun 23, 2023

Yvonne M. (Huet) Brown, 92, formerly of Tarentum passed away, Friday, June 23,2023 at her residence  at Rosebrook, adult  living in Sarver. Yvonne was born October 7,1930 in Tarentum, a daughter of the late Gaston and Rena (Bournique) Huet. A 1948 Graduate of Tarentum High School, Yvonne was a member of the former Holy Martyrs Church, Tarentum where  she was a volunteer, and was very active in Church affairs, as well as a volunteer...

Marlene M. Fry

Jun 19, 2023

            Marlene M. Fry, 81 of Harwick, passed away Monday, June 19, 2023 at Platinum Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center, Brackenridge where she had been a patient the past year.

            Marlene was born December 26, 1941 in New Kensington to the late Leroy and Thelma (Heath) Marks. She lived her entire...

Michaelene "Mick" Szymkowiak

Jun 15, 2023

            Michaelene “Mick” Szymkowiak, 71, passed on June 15th 2023 at her home in Aliquippa, PA. She was born February 12, 1952 to the late Stephen and Edna Szymkowiak (Felsman). Michaelene spent most of her life in Aliquippa, and was of Catholic faith. Michaelene most of all enjoyed her daily talks and frequent visits with...

Anthony "Tony" G. Merzlak

Jun 12, 2023

            Anthony G. “Tony” Merzlak, 61 of Pittsburgh passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 12th at his home. Anthony was born Sept 4, 1961 in Pittsburgh to the late Joseph W. and Rita M. (Arnold) Merzlak.

            Anthony graduated from North Hills High School in 1980 and owned and operated...

Gail Edwards

Jun 11, 2023

            Gail Edwards, 75, of Arnold, went to be home with the Lord Sunday, June 11, 2023 at Platinum Ridge Center, Brackenridge. She was born July 27, 1947 in Pittsburgh to the late Albert and Mary Louise (Hayden) Wilson. Gail lived most of her life in Arnold and Tarentum. She was employed as a Glass...