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Article from The Observer-Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., May 25, 1985, p. D-4:
"Orville A. Elliott -
Orville A. Elliott, 76, of 916 Ewing Street, Washington, died unexpectedly at 11:45 a.m. Friday, May 24, 1985, in Washington Hospital.
"Born August 17, 1908, in Prosperity, he was a son of the late Arthur Clyde and Kate Vioca Mikesell Elliott.
"He had been employed as a parking meter repairman for the city of Washington until his retirement. Before that, he had worked at Hazel-Atlas Glass Co. and as a self-employed contractor.
"Mr. Elliott was Methodist.
"His first wife, Alma Matilda Sibert, died August 20, 1965.
"On June 20, 1968, he married Emma E. Blankenship, who survives.
"Also surviving are one son, Arthur C. Elliott of Washington; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Ann Cunningham of Waynesburg, Mrs. Imogene Cunningham of Washington and Mrs. Darlene Drake of Spencer, W. Va.; one sister, Agnes Powell of Prosperity; two grandsons; eight stepgrandchildren [sic], and four great-grandchildren.
"One brother, Herschel E. Elliott, is deceased."

"FUNERAL NOTICE:
"ELLIOTT
- Friends of Orville A. Elliott of 916 Ewing Street, Washington, who died Friday, May 24, 1985, will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Monday in Hummell and Barnhill Funeral Home, Inc., 585 Fayette Street, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, with the Rev. Thomas E. Brown officiating. Burial in Washington Cemetery."


"Nancy S. Powell - Mrs. Nancy S. Powell, 39, of Marianna R. D. 1, died Friday, May 24, 1985, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Ten Mile.
"She was born November 28, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of Dr. Horace and Marjorie Petersen Scheetz of Waukegan, Ill., who survive.
"Mrs. Powell was a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., and of California University of Pennsylvania.
"She was employed as an administrator for the American Heart Association. 
"A former resident of California, Pa., Mrs. Powell had been a resident of Marianna for the past seven years. She was Protestant.
"On June 20, 1970, she married Dr. Ray R. Powell, who survives.
"Surviving, in addition to her husband and parents, are two sons, Tyler and Zachary at home; a brother, Steven Scheetz of Arlington Heights, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Astrid Martindale of Waukegan, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews."


FUNERAL NOTICE for Nancy S. Powell was cut off this Xerox copy.


"Alice Dorothy McWhorter - Alice Dorothy McWhorter, 76, of Gabby Avenue, Washington, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday, May 24, 1985, in Washington Hospital.
"She was born September 6, 1906, in Washington, daughter of Samuel C. and Alice Ramsey Johnston.
"Mrs. McWhorter was a member of the Christian Gathering of Washington.
"Her husband, Alonzo McWhorter, died in January 1977.
"Surviving are one son, Robert S. McWhorter of Columbia, S. C., two daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Dorothy) Riggle of Washington and Mrs. Nelson (Barbara) Gotwalt of State College; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
[If there was anything else written in her obituary, it was cut off during Xeroxing.]


"FUNERAL NOTICE:
"McWHORTER
- Friends of Alice Dorothy McWhorter, 76, of Gabby Avenue, Washington, who died Friday, May 24, 1985, will be received from noon to 3 p. m. Sunday in Warco Funeral Home, Inc., S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor, Wilson at East Katherine avenues, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 27, with Mr. Sam Polan and Mr. Foley Seiv**s* officiating. Interment in Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be donated to the Christian Gathering, Allison Avenue, Washington, or to the charity of one's choice."



Mario Pistilli [First part of Obituary was cut off this Xerox; beginning would read something like this...] -Mario Pistilli, _, of 117 Francis Street, Bentleyville, died Friday, May 24, 1985 ..... [rest is quoted from his obit]
"He was born November 21, [1926 ?], in Ellsworth, son of the late Alcide and Josephine Mojetti Pistilli.
"He was a retired employee of General Electric Corp, Erie.
"He was a member of St. Clement's Church, Ellsworth, and was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U. S. Army. He was a member of VFW Post 5454 of Bentleyville, the Order of the Eagles and the Lithuanian Club, both of Bentleyville.
"Surviving are his wife, Frances I. Zarlino Pistilli; the following brothers and sisters, Alfred Pistilli of Ridgeway, Ann Cupec of Bentleyville, Josephine Forte and Mary DiMarzio, both of Ellsworth, Vincent J. Pistilli of Bentleyville, and an aunt.
"Two brothers, Vincent and Armand B. Pistilli, two nephews and one niece are deceased."
NOTE: Vincent, a brother, is named under survivors and under deceased. There was probably a "correction" issued in a later newspaper.


"FUNERAL NOTICE:
"PISTILLI -
Friends of Mario Pistilli of 117 Francis Street, Bentleyville, who died Friday, May 24, 1985, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Sunday and Monday in the Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at a time to be announced. Interment in Beallsville Cemetery."


"Mary Hirosky - Mary Rodacy Hirosky, 67, of Bentleyville, died Friday, May 24, 1985, at 8 a. m. in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
"Born March 18, 1985, in Ellsworth, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Puskarich Rodacy.
"Mrs. Hirosky was a member of St. Luke Church, Bentleyville.
"Her husband, Fred Hirosky, died November 21, [1980 ?].
"Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Bernadette) Lewis of Wheaton, Ill., and Donna Hirosky of Bentleyville; two brothers, Joseph and John Rodacy, both of Ellsworth; four sisters, Louise Rodacy and Mrs. Joseph (Emelia) Hudock, both of Bentleyville, Mrs. Anthony (Nancy) Jaskulski of Clairton and Mrs. Frank (Katherine) Sabatini of Cokeburg; and two grandchildren.
"One brother, Charles Rodacy, and one granddaughter, Donna Lewis, are deceased."


"FUNERAL NOTICE:
"HIROSKY -
Friends of "Mary Rodacy Hirosky of Bentleyville, who died Friday, May 24, 1985, will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Monday in the Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street, Bentleyville. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a. m. Tuesday, May 28, in St. Luke Church, Bentleyville, with the Rev. John Charnoki officiating. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Township."



The other Obituaries were cut off this Xerox Copy.  A few other Funeral Notices were on this page:
"VALEK -
Friends of Anna M. Valek of Southview, who died Friday, May 24, 1985, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Saturday and Sunday in Eugene C. Coleman Funeral Home, Cecil. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a. m. Monday, May 27, in Guardian A_gel Roman Catholic Church, Southview, with the Rev. John W. Gibson, as celebrant. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Cecil."

"NEAL - Friends of Tillie Danforth Neal of Fredericktown R. D. 1, who died Wednesday, May 22, 1985, will be received from 3 to 9 p. m. Friday in Behm Funeral Home, Inc., Route 188, Jefferson, where services will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, May 25, with the Rev. Francis W. Browne officiating. [Rest of funeral notice was cut off in Xeroxing.]."

"HILL - Ethel Stoneking Hill, formerly of Waynesburg.... [Rest cut off in Xeroxing.]

 

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