providing traditional funeral and cremation services.
Charles F. 'Chuck' Milligan
Charles F. "Chuck" Milligan, 52, of Rochester, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, unexpectedly, in his home.
Born May 28, 1962, in Rochester, a son of the late Allen Sr. and Josephine Grant Milligan, he was self-employed and the owner for 30 years of Milligan Auto Repair, Rochester. He attended Faith Community United Methodist Church, Rochester.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Donna R. Burg Milligan; three sons, Robert G. "Bobby" Milligan and his fiancée, Tracy McKee, New Brighton; Michael R. Milligan and Matthew W. Milligan, both of Rochester; a grandson, Connor J. Milligan, New Brighton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Vicki Wynn, Pittsburgh, and Mary Jo and Bruce Baden, Monaca; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, John and Grace Milligan, Monaca; Allen Jr. and Doris Milligan, Rochester, and David Milligan, Beaver; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Janet and Donald Burg of Rochester; his canine companion, Millie, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Ed Miller.
As cremation was Chuck's wishes, there will be no viewing, but friends will be received by the family on Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of memorial services at 4:30 p.m. in WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. Rev. Dr. Donald Dotterer will officiate.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made, if desired, to the Beaver County Humane Society.
Heidi Saunders Magliocchi
of Rochester Township
Heidi Saunders Magliocchi, 36, of Rochester Township, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
Born April 15, 1979, in Rochester, she was a daughter of Daniel Creese and Patricia Saunders. She was a member of Rock Christian Fellowship Church and was a very caring, compassionate mother and friend, who loved to cook and read.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her husband, Mark Magliocchi; a daughter, Carra Westfall, and son, Franklyn Bernardi; two sisters, Amanda Poplin and Wendi Saunders; maternal grandmother, Patricia A. Smith (late Bill); maternal grandfather, Franklyn Saunders; aunts and uncles, Susie and Steve Rosenblum, Frank and Kathy Saunders, Rick and Judy Saunders, and Chris and Greg Saunders; several nieces and nephews, Aleks, David, Chase, Vaughn, Lorelei, Cole and Wyatt; a very special friend, Martin Hovanec.
Friends will be received Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where a service will follow at 5:30 p.m. Officiating will be Pastor Bill Blume of Faith 2 Faith Ministries, Rochester.
Cynthia M. Zorich
Cynthia M. Zorich, 90, of Ohioville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, while surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
Born April 7, 1925, in New Sewickley Twp., a daughter of the late Orie and Mabel Mengel Measel, she was a homemaker and a member of the New Salem Presbyterian Church, Ohioville. Cynthia loved her family and loved raising her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Zorich, in 1972; a daughter-in-law, Carole Zorich; six sisters, Odie Measel, Martha Slima, Viola Stang, Charlotte Kovack, Elizabeth Roth and Augusta Cordes, and two brothers, Orie and Ronald Measel.
Surviving are five daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Roland McClinton Sr., South Beaver Twp.; Cindy and Marty Adler, Georgia; Barb and Thomas Suica, Monaca; Lorrie and Randy Lemasters, Ohioville, and Hope and David Barnes, Ohioville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Glenn Zorich, Industry, and Micheal and Sherbe Zorich, Ohioville; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where a service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. Her pastor, Pastor Jeff Marquis, will officiate.
Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the United Spinal Foundation, P.O. Box 42938, Philadelphia, PA 19144, or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1501 Reedsdale St., Suite 105, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Providence Care Center, 3rd Floor, and to Grane Hospice for the care and comfort given to Cynthia and her family.
David J. Genevie Sr.
of Brighton Twp.
David J. Genevie Sr., 57, of Brighton Twp., passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, at his camp in Tionesta.
Born February 19, 1958, in Rochester, he was a son of Girard “Pete” Genevie Sr. of Patterson Twp., and Sarah Calvin Lonkert and his stepfather, Robert Lonkert, of Freedom. He was an employee with First Energy, Shippingport, and was Catholic by faith.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife of 37 years, Patricia A. Edwards Genevie; two sons, David J. Genevie Jr., Rochester, and Dan J. Genevie and his fiancée Marissa Blazier, and her children, Kelsey and John Blazier, all of Hookstown; a granddaughter, Gianna M. Genevie, Hookstown; his mother-in-law, Nancy Tylka, Brighton Twp.; a sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Jerry Lathom, New Brighton; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Girard “Pete” Genevie II, and Paul Genevie, both of Laplata, Md., and Richard and Lisa Genevie, Oklahoma; a sister-in-law, Brenda Edwards McCracken, Illinois; two brothers-in-law, Joseph Tylka, Florida, and Steven Tylka, California, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where a blessing service will be held Friday at 12:30 p.m. Father Paul Kuppe, pastor of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, will officiate.
Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.
Gary A. Cordes
of North Sewickley Twp.
Gary A. Cordes, 64, of North Sewickley Twp., passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Born April 20, 1951, a son of the late Raymond and Helen Wooley Cordes, he was a retired employee of the former Armstrong Cork Co., Beaver Falls. He was a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, Rochester. A Vietnam veteran having served in the U.S. Army, he was a member of the New Brighton FOE, West Mayfield VFW, New Brighton American Legion, and a former member of the Zelienople Sportsmen’s Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy “Dottie” Cordes, in 2008; two brothers, Thomas and Kenneth Cordes, and a canine companion, “Buddy.”
Surviving are his girlfriend and companion, Donna Jean Fabyanic, Pulaski Twp.; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Beth A. Cordes, Las Vegas, NV; Tammie L. Cordes, North Sewickley Twp.; Kelly L. and D.J. Bradley, Monaca, and Cindie R. and Michael Friello, Ellwood City; four stepsons, Thomas J. Moldovan III, New Brighton; Jeremiah J. Moldovan, Herminie, PA; Joseph R. Moldovan, Chicago, IL, and Evan J. Morgan and his wife Amanda, Cranberry Twp.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Cordes, New Sewickley Twp.; six brothers and three sisters-in-law, Joe and Kim Cordes, Beaver Falls; David and Donna Cordes, IL; Dan and Kathy Cordes, Center Twp.; Jim Cordes, Beaver Falls; Greg Cordes, New Sewickley Twp., and Matthew Cordes, Rochester; numerous nieces and nephews, and a feline companion, Missy.
Friends will be received Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where a blessing service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Father Paul Kuppe, pastor of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, will officiate.
Interment will be in St. Cecilia Cemetery.
James H. Cucinelli
James H. Cucinelli, 97, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in the Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley Beaver.
Born Aug. 5, 1917, in Rochester, a son of the late Matthew and Lena Carcaise Cucinelli. He was a retired employee of the former St. Joe Minerals Corp, Potter Twp. He was a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, Rochester; the Beaver County YMCA, where he belonged to their Walley Ball Group. He was a member of the former St. Joe Volleyball Team and former member of the Rochester Turners and former Rochester Councilman for 10 years. He was an avid golfer and loved dancing.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Rubino Cucinelli, in 1975; his second wife, Pauline A. Schaugnnessy Cucinelli, in 2010; a granddaughter, Monica Nudi; three brothers, Vince, Frank and Nick Cucinelli; five sisters, Amelia, Jennie, Assunta, Mary and Carmel.
He is survived by one son and daughter in law, Matthew and Clare Cucinelli, Rochester; a daughter and son-in-law, Judith A. and Richard G. Nudi, Marietta, GA; two stepsons, Keith A. and Kevin P. Adams; a stepdaughter, Kristine A. Adams Barr; two granddaughters, Alisa Barrau, Marietta, GA; Tracy Reece, Rochester; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Anthony, Julia and Rachel; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. Friends are requested to meet at St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester Township for a Mass of Christian burial on Monday at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Cecilia Cemetery.
A Christian wake service will be held Sunday in the funeral home.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the Beaver County YMCA, 2236 Third Ave., New Brighton, PA 15066.
E. Lee Lanigan
of Rochester Twp
E. Lee Lanigan, 68, of Rochester Twp., passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in the Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley Beaver
Born Aug. 16, 1946, in Rochester, a son of the late June B. Gantz Lanigan, he was a retired truck driver with Brandt Paving Co., Cranberry Township. He was an employee of the former PB&I Industries, North Rochester, Methodist by faith and was a former member of the Monaca Rod and Gun Club and was a member of the Beaver Valley Yacht Club.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Deanna L. (Barnes) Lanigan; one son, E. Lee Lanigan Jr. and his girlfriend, Diane Parrish, Rochester; one daughter, Heidi Jo Leist, Rochester Twp.; five grandchildren, Piper Lanigan, Shannon and Shelbi Sofranko, Cody and Cory Leist, all of Rochester; a sister and brother-in-law, Kathy Lanigan and Bill Beckman, Monaca; one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and JoAnn Lanigan, Akron, OH; one brother-in-law, and two sisters-in-law, Don and Helen Barnes, Pulaski Township and Helen Morgan, Apollo, PA; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Bill and Gene Barnes.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where a service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Charles McGee of the Rochester Wesleyan Church.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made, if desired, to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
Tommie A. Knox
On April 30th, our beautiful mother and grandmother, Tommie A. Knox, of Rochester, passed into the arms of God after a courageous lifelong battle with diabetes. She was 81.
Born March 24, 1934, in McMinn County, TN, daughter of the late Henry and Martha Etta Casteel Newman, she was a homemaker and was Baptist by faith. Our mother was a woman who showed great strength and determination in life, whose values will be carried forward by her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Simmia A. “Bud” Knox, in 1989; a son, Ed Knox; adored grandsons, Jesse Dille, Ryan Martin and Eddie Knox and a daughter-in-law, Roseann Knox.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Kevin H. and Reneé Knox, Rochester; a daughter-in-law, Lucretia Knox, Aliquippa; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Patti Knox, Phoenix, AZ; Susan and Don Brothers, Rochester, and Sherry and Paul Dille, Industry; nine grandchildren, Jennifer, Scott and Mandy, and Andy and Stephanie Brothers; Brad Martin; Jeremy and Heather Dille; Ashley and Shandale Knox, and Pam and Nikki Knox; eight great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Wanda and G.A. Patterson, TN; a brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Barbara Dixon, TN; two nephews, Jim and Jack Gregg; a niece, Jan Gille, and numerous other nephews, nieces and cousins.
There will be no viewing. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. in the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Hall, 393 Adams St., Rochester.
Arrangements by the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester.
The family wishes memorial contributions may be made to Beaver County YMCA, Rochester.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Robert Knapp and his staff for the dedication and compassion given to our mother over the years.
Ramona Myers Foote
Ramona Myers Foote, 94, of Rochester, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015, in Providence Care Center, Beaver Falls.
Born October 21, 1920, in Quinter, Kansas, a daughter of the late Otha and Eva Dees Long, she was a homemaker and a Presbyterian by faith. She was the oldest of nine children.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph F. Myers, in 1971; her second husband, Lloyd J. Foote, in 2009; a son-in-law, Michael F. Plutko, in 2009, and two brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are two daughters, Shela Myers Harper, Midland, and Alanna Myers Plutko, Rochester; five stepchildren; six grandchildren including Michael Garrett Plutko, Rochester; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister.
By Ramona's wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery Industry.
Arrangements by WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester.