Located at:  1683 Mars Hill Road

Mailing Address:  738 First Street

Sutersville, PA 15083-1038



Stephen A. totin  •  Monicca R. Ramsey Perry-Lee  •  Sandy E. Muse

Houston Burton  •  James R. Burd  •  Walter A. Heisler

Stephen A. Totin

Born December 12, 1931  •  Went to be with our Lord on Friday, November 15, 2019

Husband of the late Dorothy Totin; loving father of Stephen (Susan), Gregory (Tami) and Maria Totin; brother of Terry (Ronald) Reich and the late Martha Waters, Evelyn Flamos and Tom Totin; grandfather of Steve, Sarah and Cassidy; great-grandfather of Leia, Natalia, Zulayma and Joshua; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends received Monday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the SZAFRANSKI-EBERLEIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 101 Third St. Carnegie where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial in Robinson Run Cemetery.

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2019

Monicca R. Ramsey Perry-Lee

Born March 25, 1969  •  Went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Monicca R. Ramsey Perry-Lee, 50, died Oct. 2, 2019, at Donnell House in Washington, Pa. She lost her short battle with cancer.

Monicca is survived by her mother, Peggy Sechrist Ramsey Stover and stepfather Thomas Stover Sr., of Daisytown; son, Bruce H. Perry, stationed in  Arizona; estranged husband, Aaron Lee; two sisters, Yolanda Roach and Shesha Allison; two brothers, Scott and Joshua Acton; stepbrother, Thomas Stover Jr.; three children raised by her mother, Jeremy, Adrian and Sarah; her niece and nephew, Jahnai Edwards and Jahlik Holman of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, James J. Ramsey of Wickhaven; sister, Christina Sechrist Edwards; grandparents, Drexell and Ethel Ramsey of Whitsett, Pa., and David and Lucille Sechrist of Dawson, Pa.

Monicca was born on March 25, 1969, in Mt. Pleasant. She graduated from Belle Vernon High School and Douglas Business School.

Everyone will remember her as a kind-hearted person who loved to leave others with a smile. She was passionate about her love of music and the Lord and she attended many local churches.

A memorial to celebrate her life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 46 Zion St., Daisytown.

published in the Mon Valley Independent, October 16, 2019

Sandra E. Muse

Born June 10, 1947  •  Went to be with our Lord on Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sandra "Sandy" E. (Bachrik) Muse, 72, of West Newton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at her home, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and lifelong friend, Lee Wiley.

She was born June 10, 1947, in Smithdale, Elizabeth Township.

Sandy was a beautiful Christian woman of strong faith and attended The Church in Sutersville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Theodore L. Bachrik; and her mother, Anne V. (Cochenour) Bachrik.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Richard C. Muse, of West Newton; her daughters, Kimberly (Joe) Stepinsky, of West Newton, and Lauri (HJ) Frost, of Jacksonville, Fla.; her grandchildren, Cody Stepinsky, Jimmy (fiancee, McKenzie Etcher) Frost, Joel Frost, Hannah Stepinsky, Hayley Stepinsky and Jesse Frost, all of whom she adored and loved so much; her sisters, Drue (Albert) Orsino, of North Huntingdon, Connie Farmer, of North Huntingdon, and Patricia Wilson, of Belle Vernon; many nieces and nephews; and a brother-in-law, the Rev. Robert L. (Carol) Muse, of Marlton, N.J.

Sandy, a retired in-home caregiver, enjoyed time with her family more than anything and lived to serve her Lord. Her favorite place was Ocean City, Md.

In honoring her wishes, friends and family are welcome to attend a church service in celebration of her life, to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Sutersville, with a cookie and refreshment reception to follow in the church social room.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care Fund, in memory of Sandra Muse, at

Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Sept. 29 to Oct. 4, 2019

Houston Burton

Born August 13, 1940  •  Went to be with our Lord on Monday, July 8, 2019

Houston Burton, 78, of Sutersville, died Monday, July 8, 2019. He was born August 13, 1940 in Columbia, Kentucky, a son of the late Bodie and Theria Burton.

Prior to retirement he was employed by U S Steel Christy Park Works. Houston was an active member of The Church of Sutersville.

Surviving are a son, Gregory Burton; several brothers and sisters; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Carol L. (Boes) Burton.

Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8 pm Friday at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Rd., Sutersville, where Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Saturday. Interment will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, West Newton. Condolences may be left at

James R. Burd

Born August 31, 1957  •  Went to be with our Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019

James R. Burd, 61, of North Huntingdon, went home to be with our Lord and Savior Thursday, June 20, 2019, after a courageous three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born Aug. 31, 1957, in Latrobe, a son of the late Don and Mary Lou (Riffle) Burd.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Susan L. (Hart) Burd. They were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Jenna and Maura, whom he cherished beyond words. He is also survived by a brother, Donny (Amy) Burd; sister, Darlene Burd; his mother-in-law, June Hart; sister-in-law, Sharon (Kirk) Weston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jim was employed as an account analyst for Ferguson Integrated Services of Latrobe. He was a member of The Church, Sutersville. He was also a former captain in the Derry Volunteer Fire Department and was active with the Patriots Drum and Bugle Corps when he was younger. Jim touched many lives and will be greatly missed.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Sutersville, PA 15083, with the Rev. Frank Rocco officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon.

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Walter A. Heisler

Born May 7, 1948  •  Went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Walter Albert Heisler, 70, of Belle Vernon, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

He was born May 7, 1948 in Pittsburgh and was a retired Truck Driver. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean (Greco) Heisler, step-daughter, Maria (Jay) Bickerton of

Buena Vista, step-sons, Christopher Mozgawa, Sr., of West Newton, Timothy J. (Melissa) Mozgawa, Sr., of Herminie, and Jamie Mozgawa of Boston, grandchildren, Meghan Konsugar, Jesse Bickerton, Kaylee Klingensmith, Christopher, Jr., Leah, Sarah, Timothy Jr., Madelyn, Olivia, Luke , Kasey, and Jenna Mozgawa and 4 great-grandchildren.

There is no visitation. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000. Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at