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I Friday, March 16, 2012 PAGE 2 BROOKE COUNTY REVIEW Obituaries I_A)IWIE MARY CANELLAS Lottie Mary Cane llas, 94, of Weirton died Sunday, March 4. 2012, at the Weir- ton Medical Center. Born April 2, 1917, in Fairpoint, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Walter and Valerie (Michalak) Rosiak. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Celso Vazquez Canellas, sisters, Stella O'Sullivan and Anna Alboszta, brothers Joseph, Frank, and Bruno Rosiak, daughter-in-law, Penny Mankowski and son-in-law Ivin Rine. Lottie was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Weirton, WV and was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and planting flowers, as well as picking mushrooms and berries. Lottie was an avid bingo player. She is survived by her sons, Fred Mankowski and Frank Canellas both of Weirton, WV; her daughters, Theresa Rine and Bernice (Gilbert) Krovocheck both of Weirton, WV and Susan (Michael) Fabian of Grove City, OH; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchil- dren. Arrangements made by Greco Hermick Funeral Home 3219 Main St. Weirton, WV where funeral liturgy of the word wase held with the Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer officiating. Interment followed in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton, WV. RAYMOND THEODORE YAROSZ ..,._. Raymond Theodore Yarosz, 91, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 in the Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. Born February 28, 1921 in Weirton, he was the .'qnm,, son of the late Lawrence and Edna Simolorski Yarosz. He was also preceded in death by his son William Lee Yarosz; sisters Helen Ighnat. Violet Mark, Delores Yarosz and Sophie Zablackas and brother Carl Yarosz. Mr. Yarosz retired from Weirton Steel. He was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club and was an Army veteran. Mr. Yarosz is survived by his wife of 64 years, Josephine Gallo Yarosz of Weirton; daugh- ters Rae Clark and her husband James of W'mtersville, OH and Frances Dittmar and her husband Lawrence of Washingtort, PA; brother Lawrence Yarosz and his wife Patty of V'uginia; sisters Edna Strond of Pennsylvania, Anne Hengeveld of Washington and Amelia DeGenero and her husband Frank of Arizona; 7 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren. Arrange- ments made by Greco-Hermick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, whre Military Services were conducted by the American Le2ion Firing Squad. A Memorial Mass was t:eaebrated at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church with Reverend Father Larry Dorsch officiating. Burial was private and at the conve- nience of his family. PAULRAY GROVES Paul Ray Groves, 76, ofWeinon, WV passed away Monday March i 2012 home surrounded his He born 8, 5, at by family. Was May 1935 in Haywood, W'V. He was the son fo the late Charles & Alberta Sullivan Groves. He was also preceded in death by his sister Mildred West & Brothrs Albert & Charles Groves. On February 5, 1955 in Brown, WV he married Mary Ellen Scbrader. Paul was a charter member of Christ United Methodist Church where he served in many leadership roles, including trustee, as well as being a member of the choir. Paul was a 1953 graduate of Wallace High School, Wallace, WV, & a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Weirton Lodge No. 171 A.F. & A.M., Scottish Rite of Wheel- ing, WV, BPOE Lodge No. 1801, & the 25 year club of Weirton Steel Company. Paul retired from Weirton Steel with 40 years of service. He retired as a bundler in the tin mill. Surviving arc his wife, Mary Ellen Schrader Groves, sons Dou- glas P. Groves (Rosann) & Their son James of Follansbee, WV, David Groves (Teresa) & their daughters Amber & Amanda of Chester, WV, Daniel Ray Groves (Dianne) & their childrenAndrea & Chad of Bethel Park. PA, Donald C. Elizabeth, PA. he was the son of the late George B. & Catherine Gephart Hines. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Jean McDonald &O brother, Jack Hines. On May 13, ! 960 in Winchester, VA he married Lois Gaynor. George was a member of the First United Methodist Church & a veteran oft he United States Marine Corps. "Pete" enjoyed painting & carpentry. His "Hobby" was working & alway6s providing for his family. He retired from Weirton Steel Corp. as a carpenter. Surviving are his wife Lois Gaynor Hines, daughters Lori Veltri (Michael) of Weirton, WV, Karen Jamison (Deric) of Wheeling, WV, grandsons Christopher & Anthony Veltri, Sister Carole Biddle O& brother William Hines, both of Elizabeth, PA, & his faithful feline companion "'Llucy". Arrangements made by Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 3721 Main Street, Wseirton, WV where the funeral was held wiwth Pastor Chuck Jerman officiat- ing. Burial followed at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church, 3301 West Street, Weirton WV 26062 or the Hancock County Animal Shelter, 715 GAs Valley Road, New Manchester, WV 26056. KENNETH I.,EE NALE  Kenneth Lee Nale, 67, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in the UPMC PA. Born Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, January 22, 1945 in Steubenville, OH, he was the son of the late "" Richard and Madelyn Swartzmiller Nale. He was also preceded in death by his son Donald Lee Nale. With 30 years of service, Mr. Nale retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a motor inspector. He was currently working part-time at Advance Auto in Weirton. He was a member ofthe New Life Worship Center and was a Navy veteran. Kenneth was the classic outdoorsman; an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed building and shooting handguns. He also was a car enthusiast who built and restored classic cars. Mr. Nale is survived by his wife Carol Baker Nale of Weirton; son Scott Nale of Weirton; daughters DeAnna Touchette and her husband Michael and Jenni- fer Gonzales and her husband Izzy all of Columbus, OH; stepsons Chuck Tenaglio and his wife Suzanne of Weirton and Chris Tenaglio and his wife Deanna of Plymouth, MI; brother Bill Nale and his wife Millie of Weirton; sister Tamara Nale; eight grandchildren and his dog, Zipper, who was his "baby". in keeping with Kenneth's wishes, there was no visitation. A memo- rial service was held at the New Life Worship Center, 308 Penco Road, Weir- ton. Pastor Bob Mazeroski officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CORE (Center for Organ Recovery and Education), 204 Sigma Drive. Pittsburgh, PA 15238-2825. DONNA MARIE v) WtSE Donna Marie (Milby) Wise, 83, of Steubenville, passed away, March 6, 2012, at Trinity West Hospital. Donna was born on January 12, 1929 in Toronto, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Donald and Lucy (Gritton) Milby. Donna attended the Cincinnati Bible Seminary and was a graduate of the former West Liberty State College. She retired after over 30 years of service to the Steubenville Public Schools. Donna was a member of the LaBelle View. Church of Christ, Steubenville and served as the Choir Director for the Junior and Adult choirs for 30 years and was a very active member of the Follansbee Church of Christ. She was a charter member of the Steubenville Civic Choral Society, and Board Member and Past President YWCA. In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by two sisters, Marjorie Milby Burns and Lois Jean Craig. Donna is survived by her loving husband of 63 years of marriage, Jack Wise of Steubenviile, OH, four children, Dr. Keith J. (Sharon) Wise of St. Louis, MI, Judie (Ralph) Kennedy of Tampa, FL, Calvin (Dorothy) Wise of Charleston, SC and Dianne Wise of Stcubenvile, OH, I0 grandchit- - Grov (i:a-cee) &eh- ctehShayl & Deedra of Weon,i &:b :'n, Adam nber, Tara, Shelly, Jaimie, 1mielle.Kimberly,   Robert Bob Groves0-1elen)ofWeu'ton, WV. Arrangements made by Steel & ]ml, 13 great grandcldldren, a great great granddaughter, astster, MnnamJoanne Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, 9,%'. Additional Visita- tion was held at the Christ United Methodist Church, 3598 Pennsylvania Av- enue, Weirton, WV until the funeral services with Reverend Julia Morrison as officiant. Burial followed at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Foilansbee, WV. Military funeral honors were provided by American Legion Post No. 10 honor/firing squad & the West Virginia Army Honor Guard. Memorial contri- butions are suggested to Valley Hospice, Inc., 10686 State Route ! 50, Rayland, OIL GEORGE B. "PETE" HINES George B. "Pete" Hines, 82 of Weirton, WV passed away Tuesday March 6, 2012 at The Laurels of Steubenville! OH. He was born Januan/16, 1930 in Hullenboch Funeral Home 669 Main Street, Follansbee, WV 26037 Seasons change and so do the times. Compare our funeral home and our pdces against any other in Ihe area and you will see why most families are choosing us. We offer free funeral estimates. We accept pre-neeo luneral transfers with no hassle to you. We carry Great Western Insurance and ForeThought Life Insurance. th,.ou00, ,auf c)',t Cm, atio, ,S,n.vic,s. Joseph M. Mullenbach, Licensee in Charge 304-527-4040 Popejoy of Toronto, OH and severalnieces and nephews. Arrangenients made by James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, with Minister Jonathan Absher, Officiating. Interment followed at Fort Steuben Burial Es- tates, Wintersville, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Follansbee Church of Christ, 861 Neville Street, Follansbee, WV 26037. WlNARNOLD"BENNY" POSTLETHWAIT Win Arnold"Benny" Postlethwait, 78 of Fol- lansbee, WV passed away on Wednesday, March 7th at home. Born 26, ! %3 in July on "qlllV Wileyville, WV he was a son of the late Francis Postlethwait and Pearl (Yoho) Postlethwait Miller. He is also preceded in death by his stepfather, Albert Miller, an infant brother, Donald Postlethwait, and sis- ters, Nova Lee Cecil and Roberta Cain Barrett. Benny served his country in the Army during the Korean War from i 952-1955 in Germany. He was employed by Weir- ton Steel Corporation and I.S.G with 43 years of service and was an operator on the number six electrolytic line in the tin mill. Benny was a lifetime member of the Colliers Sportsman's Club, and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post #2716 in Weirton, WV, a member of the Weirton Steel 25 year Club, and was a Master Gardner. He was active during his life in the Follansbee Little League Baseball association, the Boy Scouts, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Hall) Postlethwait at home, three children, Gre- gory Postlethwait ofWeirton, WV, David (Rosaune) Postlethwait, Sr. of Wells- burg, WV, and Lisa Postlethwait of Maryland, three sisters, Doris (Clair) Twyman of New Martinsville, WV, Nila (James) Craig ofLittlestown, PA, Barbara (Carlton) Norris of Pine Grove, WV, and two very special grandchildren, David Postlethwait, Jr. and Jessica Postlethwait. Arrangements made by Mullenbach Hancock County Savings Bank, Fse Powerful Presentation of the Gospel Quiet Love in concert is coming to Riverview Baptist Chapel on Sunday. March 25th at 7:00 p.m. and you are invited. This is a powerful presenta- tion of the gospel about the life of Christ performed with black lights, guaranteed not to leave the same. Riverview Baptist Chapel, 225 Charles Street, Wellsburg, WV 26070. For more information please contact us at 304-737-2399 or follow us on facebook. Y Traubert s Your Community Bank Since 1899 Chester Weirton New Cumberland Wi. "i' 70 304 387-1620 304 723-4140 304 564-3368 800 225-1620 Free Online Banking and Bill.Pay at 3U4.100ll.U00lll00l Funeral Home 669 Main St. Foilansbee, WV where services were held with brother-in-law Carlton Norris officiating. Interment followed in Independence Cemetery in Independence, PA. Full military honors were conducted by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice 10686 State Route 150 Rayland, OH 43943. PRISCILLAA. BABINCHOK Priscilla A. Babinchok, 81, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born April 3, 1930 in Weirton, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen Billcheck Hricik. She was also pre- ceded in death by her husband Emery H.. Babinchok on September 6, 1999, son Jim Babinchok on February 22, 2012 and sister Mary Babinchak. Mrs. Babinchok was a homemaker, a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church arid the Christian Mothers. Priscilla is survived by her daughter Pam Babinchokof Wellsburg, WV and daughter in law Melody Babinchok of Weirton; 6 gran children, Phaydra, Emmerelle, Tabriez, Strider, Tyler, and Ashley Babinchok; and I great grandson, Paxton Trzaskoma. Private visitation for the family w held with funeral service at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 32 ! 9 Main Street, Weirton with Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer officiating. Entombment w in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. GREGORYPOSrLETHWAIT POSTLETHWAIT, Gregory Amold "Greg," 53, of Weir- ton, W.Va., passed away on Thursday, March 8, 20 i 2, at home. Born on Feb. 21, 1959, in Steubenville, Ohio, he was a son of the late Win Arnold "Benny" Postlethwait whom passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, and Barbara Hall Postlethwait ofFollansbee, W.Va. Greg was a former employee of Weirton Steel Corporation. He en- joyed working on cars. Sm'viving in addition to his mother is his sister Lisa Postlethwait of Maryland and his brother David (Roseanne) Postlethwait, Sr. ofWellsburg, W.Va., a niece, Jessica Postlethwait, and nephew, David Postlethwait, Jr. Several aunts, uncleg, cousin and friends. Arrange- ments made by Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, W.Va., with Uncle Carlton Norris officiating. Interment will be held privately. Share tributes at: RAYMOND RICHARD BROKAW SR. - --- Raymond Richard Brokaw, SR., 86, of Weirton, died Saturday, , " arch'"" 10, 2012 at the Life Line Hospital in Wintersville, OH. He wts born April 22, 1925 near ZAnesville, OH, a son of the late Bernard and Olive Borkaw. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald of Goose Creek, SC, and Charles of Smithfield, OH; and one son Jody L. Brokaw formerly of Empire, OH. Raymond was protestant by faith. He was retired from the Weirton Steel Corponttion 35 years, and he was a veteran of the United States Army. He was also,Assistant Cub Master of Pack 36, and Scout Master of Troop 36 from i 960-1968. He was also an avid golfer. Raymond is survived by his wife Juanita Brokaw of Weirton; two sons, Raymond Jr. ofNewell, WV and Paul of Richmond, OH; one daughter Nancy Clark of Sharpsbury, PA; one stepson Te.rry Pettrie of Wellsburg, WV; one brother, George Brokaw of Tokoro, WA, as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren. There will be no visitation. The family wishes to thank the staffand doctors of Life Line Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Steel and Wolf Funeral Home, Inc. of Weirton. Online condolences may be. made at Waned aE. 12.00rr2:wa.da was born at ilae Nights oP3t s, Welisburg, WV on October 15, 1922. In addition to her parents she was pre- ceded by her husband Samuel L. Whitacre. She is sur- vived by one daughter Sharon L. Hunter and her bus- , band Charles, grandson Samuel L. Miller and a grand- ; daughter Sarah M. Aivrez and her husband Saul, and five grandchildren. There will be no visitation and inter -/ ment at Brooke Cemetery at the convenience of the fam- ily. Arrangements by Reasner Funeral Home ! 515 Charles St. Wellsburg, WV. DONALD DEAN FORESTER, SR Donald Dean Forester, St., 77, of Colliers, WV, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 in Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. OH with his family by his side. He went to join his loving wife of 48 years, Nancy Swan Forester, who preceded him in death on April 26, 2011. He was born on November 23, 1934 in Tyler County, WV. He was the son of the late Clyde and Verga Jones Forester. He is also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter Elizabeth, brother Ken- neth Forrester, sister Betty Mayhew and an infant brother. Donald retired fxom Eagle Manufacturing in Wellsburg; WV. He was a member of the Brooke Cmmty Senior Center. He and Nancy enjoyed playing bingo 2-3 times a week. He was" also an avid Steelers and Pirates fan. Donald is survived by his sons Donald D. Forester, II of Colliers, Timothy D. Forester of Friendly, WV, Rickey A. Forester and his wife Gwen of Coihers, lonnle tvl. l"orester and his wire Bridgette of Mingo Junction, OH and Michael L. Forester and his wife Christy of Lordstown, OH; brothers Robert Forester and bis wife Loretta of Colliers and Charles Forester and his wife Zora of New Manchester, WV; sisters Vir- ginia Larkey and Ruby Duvail and her husband Jim all of Weirton, and a daughter-in-law Pauline Forrester of St. Marys, WV; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements made at the Greco-Hermick Funeral Home,* 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral s.ervices were celebrated. Pastor James E. Rhodes officiated. Interment was in St. John Cemetery,, Colliers, WV. A Democratic newspaper published on Fridays by Brooke Publishing, Inc. -USPS 066-720 Postmaster: send address changes to The Brooke County Review PO Box 591, Wellsburg, WV 26070-0591 (304) 737-0946 FAX: (304) 737-0297 E-maih Entered at the Wellsburg, WV Post Office and additional offices as Second Class Matter under Act of March 1879 as Periodicals Postage Paid at Wellsburg, WV and at additional mailing offices J.W. George Wallace - PublisherEditor Janet Knox, Editorial Assistant, Photographer Heather Ness, Business Office Kristine Roberts, Columnist Member: West Virginia Press Association The Brooke County Review was established in 1994 by merger of the Brooke News (est. 1937) and. The Follansbee Review (est. 1911) A paid subscription Newspaper - Rate - $26.00 per annum NOTE: Opinions expressed by guests or regular columnists do not nec- essarily reflect the policies or opinions of the Brooke Count. Review or its management. , .... k_.__ 31