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724-446-1550

Located at:  1683 Mars Hill Road

Mailing Address:  738 First Street

Sutersville, PA 15083-1038

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2017

Logan N. Dyson  •  George William "Bill" Fasekas  •  Ryan Evans  •  Lorraine Standard

Deborah A. Copeland  •  Joan Bierbower  •  Carol L. (Boes) Burton  •  Ann Keller

Donald R. Robinson, Jr.  •  Alice E. Ammerman  •  Delores "Lori" M. (Olson) Schmiedel

Logan N. Dyson


Born January 23, 1999  •  Went to be with our Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017

Logan Noah Dyson, 18, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in a tragic automobile accident. Logan was born Jan. 23, 1999, in Jeannette, the son of David Dyson and Tammi Park (Dyson). Logan was a senior at Norwin High School and worked at the Wooden Nickel Restaurant. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Dane Dyson, of North Huntingdon; his paternal grandfather, Donald Dyson, of Irwin; his maternal grandmother, Audrey Park, in Vermont, and his aunt Leora Legrand, of Vermont; and several aunts and uncles.


The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, the time of the service, with the Rev. Frank Rocco presiding at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Sutersville, PA 15083. RICHARD F. DODSON MEMORIAL HOME is entrusted with arrangements.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Logan's GoFund me account at www.gofundme.com/the-dyson-family. Logan had many friends, loved the outdoors and will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him.


Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2017

George William "Bill" Fasekas


Born March 19, 1929  •  Went to be with our Lord on Monday, November 27, 2017

George William Fasekas, 88, of Clendenin went home to be with the Lord Monday November 27, 2017 at Hubbard Hospice House after a long illness.


He was the son of the late George and Mary Dzobak Fasekas. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ball Fasekas; son, Dale Fasekas; daughter, Beverly Larner; sisters, Dorothy Fasekas and Martha Laine; brothers, Paul and James Fasekas; and grandson, Todd Larner.


Bill was a Korean War Veteran. He lived most of his life in West Newton, PA. He was a member of The Church in Sutersville, PA; he also attended Falling Rock Gospel Tabernacle and Reamer Gospel Tabernacle while living in WV, and most of all he was a devout Christian.


Bill was a loving Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather.


He is survived by: son, Shawn Fasekas; daughters, Charlotte August and Joni Ames; sisters, Ethel Gutzmer, Lillian Kusmierek and Virginia Coffer; grandchildren, Jennifer Tanner, C. J. Ames and Heather Meyers, Brian and Eric Larner, Amanda, Matthew and Andrew Fasekas; great grandchildren, Zac, Megan, Brooke Tanner and Christopher and Justin Meyers and Several others.


Funeral service will be 12:00 PM Wednesday November 29, 2017 at Matics Funeral Home Clendenin with Pastor Tim Harper officiating. Burial will be in the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery Dunbar, WV. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at maticsfuneralhome.com.



To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of George William Fasekas please visit our Sympathy Store.

Ryan Scott Evans


Born November 28, 1989  •  Went to be with our Lord on August 7, 2017

RYAN SCOTT EVANS, 27, of Elizabeth died Aug. 7, 2017. He is the beloved son of Larry "Butch" (Debbie) Evans, Jr. and Donnetta "Netta" (Speedy) Goodrich. In addition to his parents he is survived by brothers Don Williams, Larry Evans, III, Travis Evans, Justin Evans and Andy Goodrich and sister Courtney Niedzwiecki; grandmother Frances Jones and grandparents Elizabeth and Larry Evans, Sr.; also aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.


Ryan attended Elizabeth Forward High School where he was extremely active in many sports.


Friends received at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Rd., Sutersville, Pa 15083 on Thurs. from 3 to 6, at which time a funeral service will be held. Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.


In Leu of flower donations the family asks for cash donations to help cover the cost of the unexpected passing of their Beloved Ryan.

Lorraine Standard


Born April 1, 1932  •  Went to be with our Lord on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lorraine Waller Standard, 85, of Elizabeth Township, departed this life Thursday, July 20, 2017, peacefully at the home of her daughter and granddaughter. Lorraine was born April 1, 1932, in Gratztown to the late Samuel Waller Sr. and Ruby Waller Shelly. She was married to the late Charles E. Standard, and from this union, one daughter was born, Barbara E. Drake.


Affectionately called Aunt Lorraine, she accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and was a very active member with more than 40 years of dedicated service at The Church, Suterville. She served diligently with the Hospitality Committee and enjoyed working in any capacity at the church where she was needed. She was employed as a housekeeper for the Frankie and Pasula families for more than 50 years. She also found time to serve as a nanny to many children, who loved her dearly.


She will lovingly be remembered by her daughter, Barbara E. Drake, of Pittsburgh; two caring grandchildren, Wendy R. Drake and John Scot Drake, both of Pittsburgh; two great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and many friends, extended family and her beloved Church of Suterville family.


The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2017, at ROBERT A. WATERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 2326 Jenny Lind St., McKeesport. Additional visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at The Church of Suterville, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Suterville, PA, followed by the service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Frank Rocco officiating. Interment will be at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth. Arrangements were entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc., McKeesport.


Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., 2326 Jenny Lind McKeesport, PA 15132

Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on July 24, 2017

Deborah A. Copeland


Born May 5, 1950  •  Went to be with our Lord on Saturday, July 15, 2017

Deborah Anne Ravenell Copeland, 67, died peacefully Saturday, July 15, 2017, in her home in West Newton, Pa., after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born May 27, 1950, in Mt. Pleasant, Pa., the daughter of the late Charles Ricks, Gladys Isbell and the late David and Edith Ravenell. Deborah is survived by her husband of 48 years, Maurice Copeland; daughters, Marion Copeland, of Madison, Wis., Maurelle Copeland, of Tampa, Fla., and Meredith Copeland of Greensburg, Pa.; four grandchildren, Lydia Copeland, Kieran Copeland, Jalen Harvey and Caprice Copeland; and three sisters, Constance Isbell, Patricia Holmes and Mamie Smith. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends.


The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at The Church in Sutersville, Pa. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 also at The Church.


Arrangements by LL BARTHELS FUNERAL HOME.

L L Barthels Funeral Home Inc., 227 2nd St., Smithton, PA 15479

(724) 872-5924

Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on July 17, 2017

Joan A. Bierbower


Born July 25, 1936  •  Went to be with our Lord on Saturday, April 22, 2017

Joan A. (Koter) Bierbower, 80, of Lowber, formerly of North Huntingdon, has gone home to meet her Lord and to be reunited with the love of her life her late husband, William E. Bierbower, Saturday April 22, 2017 at her home. She was born July 25, 1936, in McCullough a daughter of the late August and Mary (Kladnick) Koter. She was a member of The Church, in Sutersville.


In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded in death by a son William Bierbower and sisters and brothers-in-law Ruth (Robert) Elder, Dorothy (William) McChesney and Catherine Baloh. Surviving are five children, Debra Devey and her fiancée Tom Mueseler, of West Virginia, Dennis Bierbower and his wife, Kathy, of North Huntingdon, Korin Paul and her husband, Rick, of Lowber, Karen Booley and her husband, Pat, of Norvelt, Rebecca Stouffer and her husband, Jim, of Norvelt, daughter-in-law Chris Bierbower, of Rector; brother-in-law Charles Baloh; 21 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren some who called her G.G. and some called her Granny; last but not least Joan had a very dear companion Zack, her Chihuahua of 10 years and several nieces and nephews.


Friends will be received Tuesday 2 to 8 p.m. at The Church 1683 Mars Hill Road Sutersville, PA 15083. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Church, Sutersville. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. Entrusted with the arrangements is the Ott Funeral Home Inc. 805 Pennsylvania Avenue Irwin. To send online condolences, please visit www.ottfuneralhome.com.


Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Apr. 24 to Apr. 27, 2017


Carol L. (Boes) Burton


Born January 8, 1945  •  Went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Carol L. Burton, 72, of Sutersville, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

She was born Jan. 8, 1945, in Sutersville, a daughter of the late Edward and Hazel (McMillen) Boes.

Prior to retirement, she was employed at Yough School District in the cafeteria. Carol was a member of The Church of Sutersville. Surviving is her husband of 54 years, Houston Burton; a son, Greg Burton; a sister, Pamela Campbell and husband, Gary, of South Carolina; a brother, Thomas Boes and wife, Rose, of Glassport; and nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Sutersville, PA 15083, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. Interment will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery, Sewickley Township.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the J. WILLIAM McCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME INC., West Newton. Condolences may be left at http://www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com.

Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Apr. 5 to Apr. 6, 2017


Ann K. Keller


Born June 10, 1934  •  Went to be with our Lord on Sunday, March 19, 2017

Ann K. Keller, 82, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, March 19, 2017.

She was born June 10, 1934, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Edward R. and Vera (Samuel) Kregar, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Keller, and a brother, Samuel Kregar. 

Ann was a member of The Church, Sutersville, where she volunteered at the school and also was a hospice volunteer. She enjoyed drawing and ceramics. 

She is survived by her children, James E. Fresch, of Baltimore, Md., Martha S. (James) Dill, of Foresthill, Calif., Donald R. Keller, of Penn, and William A. (Rochelle) Keller, of Naples, Fla.; a sister, Janice Lavine, of Pittsburgh; and a sister-in-law, Rhoda Kregar, of Butler. 

At Ann's request, there will be no viewing. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, in The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Sutersville, PA 15083, with Pastor Frank Rocco, officiating.

Those wishing may make a contribution to a charity of choice. The William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200 is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ann K. Keller please visit our Sympathy Store.

Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2017

Donald R. Robinson, Jr.


Born February 17, 1943  •  Went to be with our Lord on Saturday, March 4, 2017

Donald R. Robinson, Jr., age 74 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Southwestern Nursing Center.  

Born February 17, 1943 in Battle Creek, MI, he was a son of the late Donald R. Robinson, Sr. and Anna (Watts) Robinson.  

A retired boilermaker for US Steel National Tube in  McKeesport, Donald was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of The Church in Sutersville. He was also an avid outdoorsman and member of the Clairton Anglers' Club who loved to hunt and fish. Donald will be remembered by his family as simply a good father, grandfather, great-grandfather and man.  

He is survived by his wife Margaret (Ellis) Robinson; his son David (Crystal) Robinson of Halethorpe, MD; his daughters Jennifer Robinson of Kentucky and Theresa Robinson of Clairton; his grandchildren Aubrey and Sean Robinson and K.C. Liam; and his great-grandson Oliver Kronheim.

A Memorial Service for Donald will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Rd., Sewickley Twp., Sutersville, PA 15083.  Arrangements by the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, Clairton.

Alice Elizabeth Ammerman


Born Octover 4, 1931  •  Went to be with our Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2017

Alice Elizabeth Ammerman, 85, of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years George “Ed” Ammerman, on Feb. 16, 2014, and their daughter Anna Marie Ammerman in 1960.

Born Oct. 4, 1931, in Dysart, and was a 1950 graduate of Cresson High School.

Alice was devoted to God, family and friends. She attended Community Baptist Church and was a member of their Young at Hearts Bible study. Whenever she was in to visit her sister, she attended The Church in Sutersville. She enjoyed her home, watching Pirates baseball, and the Little League World Series. Mostly, she enjoyed being with and supporting her family.

Surviving are four children, Karen (Gary) Mitcheltree, of Morris, Linda (Richard) Benjamin, of Middletown, Edward (Susan) Ammerman, of Montoursville, and Brian (Christina) Ammerman, of Haymarket, Va.; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and two sisters, Genevieve Hoover, of Elizabeth and Marian LeGrand, of Cresson.

A celebration honoring Alice’s life will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 at Community Baptist Church, 1853 State Route 87, Montoursville. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Woolrich. A viewing will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport and from 12:30-1 p.m. Tuesday at Community Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Alice’s name may be made to Susquehanna Health Foundation c/o Susquehanna Home Care and Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.

www.SandersMortuary.com


Delores "Lori" M. (Olson) Schmiedel


Went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Schmiedel Delores M. (Olson) "Lori" age 84 of Monroeville, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Duane R. Schmiedel; loving mother of Mark (Regina) Schmiedel and Terri (David) Coulter; grandmother of Jennifer (A.J.) Harkins, Jason (Casey) Schmiedel, Tim (Nicole) Coulter, and Tricia (fiance, Chad McCune) Coulter; great grandmother of Ella and Gavin; sister of Larry (Cathy) Olson and the late Shirley (surviving spouse, Dick) Carlson; also several nieces & nephews.

Lori was an avid bowler at Miracle Lanes and enjoyed gardening around the house.

Friends will be received Friday 4-8 PM at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC. (MONROEVILLE/PLUM CHAPEL) corner of (445) Beatty Rd. & 48 North, Monroeville (412-856-4747), where a service will be Saturday, 10 AM. Interment will follow at Plum Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of Sutersville, 1683 Mars Hill Rd., Sutersville, PA 15083. www.jobefuneralhome.com.

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