Sarah M. Pyle, 85, of Rockwood, passed on February 20, 2018 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born May 16, 1935 in Black Twp., she is a daughter of the late Allen and Martha (Woods) Miller. She is also preceded in death by her husband Don. Sarah is survived by her brother Marlin David Miller and wife Bonnie of Rockwood and sister Elenor Boutwell and husband Daniel of Bath, NY. As per Sarah’s request, there will be no viewing or visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later time. Interment will be at Rockwood IOOF Cemetery.
George E. “Joe” Marker II, 85, of Rockwood, passed away on February 19, 2018 at The Patriot. Born November 13, 1932 in Black Twp., he was the last living son of the late George E. Marker Sr. and Carrie (Bittner) Marker. He is also preceded in death by his wife Geraldine (Baer) Marker in 2015; and brothers John and Jack Marker. Joe is survived by his daughters Joann Lane (Robert) of Rockwood, Jeri Harbaugh (Donald Jr.) of Rockwood, and Donna Aust (Daniel) of Friedens; grandchildren Beth Barron (Mark) Julie Johnson (Charles), Brian Harbaugh (Stacey Baker), Jeffrey Lane (Kayla), Kaylin Aust (Ben Polakoski), Justin Aust, Tammy Urbain (Randy), and Michael Lane (Beth); and great-grandchildren Matthew Barron, Morgan Johnson, Nathan Barron, Haley Johnson, Dylan Lane, Brendan Urbain, Chloe Urbain, Sophie Urbain, Allison Lane, and Anna Lane. READ ON…
Bill Nelson Barrett passed peacefully at home on February 17, 2018. Bill was born February 12, 1925 in Curry Run, PA, a son of the late Alice (Johnston) and Walter Barrett. He is preceded in death by his first wife Ethel “Betty” Kitchen Barrett; daughter Cheryl Buterbaugh; siblings Edward Barrett, Eliza “Sis” Fontanella, and Dewey Ponish. He was the beloved brother of Doris “Dolly” Schul, Ruth Kunsman, Phyllis Frye, and Frank, Alvin, and Dick. Bill is survived by his adoring wife Regina “Jeannie” Barrett; daughter Kathy Lamagna; Regina’s children Jennifer Maust, Clinton Walker, Jeffrey Walker, Sarah Walker, and Jason Walker; grandchildren Dee Ruff, Haylee Heinsberg, Melissa Marsico, Letitia Lamagna, Breanna Maust, Anthony, Nasser and Dakarai Macoliver, and Augustin Walker; great-granddaughters Allison and Katherine Ruff; and the James and Margaret Montgomery/Buterbaugh family Bill loved like his own. READ ON…
Larry Lee Clay, 75, of Rockwood, passed on February 5, 2018. Born March 25, 1942 in Rockwood, he is the son of the late Harry and Viola (Weimer) Clay. He is also preceded in death by his brother Harry Clay Jr., and an infant brother. Larry is survived by his aunt Goldie Mayhugh of Rockwood; and numerous cousins and friends. He was a lifelong member of the Trinity Reformed Church in Rockwood. He enjoyed woodworking, antique cars, and was a model train enthusiast. Friends will be received from 10 AM till noon with a service to follow at noon Friday at Trinity Reformed Church, Pastor Joe Penick officiating. Interment at Rockwood IOOF Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Trinity Reformed Church.
Michael L. Hetrick, 54, of Somerset, passed on January 31, 2018 at Somerset Hospital. Born December 18, 1964 in Barberton, OH, he is a son of Ruth (Hostetler) Hetrick of Somerset and Robert T. Hetrick and wife Mary of Tabor City, NC. He is preceded in death by his brother Steven Hetrick. Mike is survived by his parents; son Michael L. Hetrick II of Leesburg, VA; brother Robert E. Hetrick and wife Laura of Cleveland, OH; sister Stacey (Hetrick) Miller of Somerset; and nephew Bryan Mitchell and wife Desiree and their daughter Alexis of Somerset. He will also be greatly missed by his dog “Skyy”. Mike was employed by Super City Manufacturing in Somerset. He was a 1982 graduate of Somerset Area High School where he was a standout baseball and football player, and wrestler. He was well-known for his ability to make people smile and laugh. Friends will be received Saturday from 2-4 PM with a service to follow immediately at 4 PM at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset, Pastor John Proctor officiating.
Angel Louis Millet, 71, of Somerset, passed on January 27, 2018 at home. Born August 30, 1947 in Puerto Rico, he is a son of the late Basilio and Laura (Rivera) Millet. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Gloria (Cortes) Millet; children Isaias Cruz and wife Elaine of Simpsonville, SC, Irving Cruz of Somerset, Angel L. Millet Jr. and wife Carmen of Patterson, NJ, Haydee Kaai and husband John of Waianae, HI, and Danny Millet of Clifton, NJ; 12 grandchildren, and numerous extended family members. Angel was a retired employee of the New Jersey Frame Molding Co. He also operated his own business, Reva Construction. He was a minor league baseball player in the Chicago White Sox organization, and continued to play in many recreational and semi-pro leagues over the years. Know as a very social man and good neighbor, he also enjoyed traveling, especially to visit family in Hawaii. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 1 PM at St. Peter’s Church in Somerset, Father Daniel O’Neill celebrant.
Dennis A. Cox, 61, of Somerset, passed on January 29, 2018 at Somerset Hospital. Born March 9, 1956 in Altoona, he is a son of the late Joseph and Helen Cox. He is also preceded in death by his sisters Christine, Constance, and Catherine. He is survived by his children Michael Cox, Amanda Truax and husband Jason, and Martin Cox and fiancé Jill Patton, all of Somerset; grandchildren Heaven, Kadyn, and Willow Truax, and Khloe Cox; brothers Michael Cox (Rose) of Rockville, MD and Thomas Cox (Toni) of Cresson; sisters Barbara Sensebaugh (Paul) of Strongstown, Susan Zentak (Wayne) of Cresson, and Lisa Cox of Cresson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dennis was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a former employee of Somerset Door and Column. He enjoyed building things out of ordinary everyday items, and loved to spend time with his family. There will be no viewing or visitation at Dennis’ Request.
Larry C. Glover Sr., 71, of Somerset, passed on January 25, 2018 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born August 26, 1946 in Somerset, he is a son of the late Playford and Mabel (Shaulis) Glover. He is also preceded in death by his wife Violet in 2009; granddaughter Ashley Hickle; grandson Brock Glover; and brother Wayne Glover. He is survived by his children Lisa Hickle of Berlin, Craig Glover and wife Denise of Jerome, and Larry Glover Jr. of Somerset; grandchildren Mike, Aaron, Devin, Tyler, Sierra, Jenna, Emma, and Mya; and sister Maxine Burnsworth of Confluence. Larry was a veteran of the US Army in the Vietnam War, serving 2 tours of duty in that country, where he was a topical surveyor. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, drawing cartoons, and spending time with his family. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset, where a service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, Reverend Andrew Gannon officiating. Interment at Somerset County Memorial Park.
Alice H. Tipton, 93, of Rockwood, passed on January 22, 2018 at The Patriot. Born December 14, 1924 in Gray, she is a daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Jamrozik) Wigstrom. She is also preceded in death by her husband Jack Tipton; son Randy Tipton; brothers Henry, John, and Benjamin Burek, and Charles, Frederick, and Edward Wigstrom; and sisters Anna Bader, Blanche Semock, and Mary Vinosky. Alice is survived by her sons Jack Tipton and wife Kay of Harrisburg and Kurt Tipton and wife Sandra of Meyersdale; daughter-in-law Linda Tipton of Trafford; grandchildren Michael Rhoads and wife Heather, Jared Rhoads, Ty Scribner and wife Tamara, Eli Bungard, and Madison Bungard; 7 great-grandchildren; and sister Dorothy St. Clair of Friedens. READ ON…
Merle E. Berkebile, 90, of Stoystown, passed on January 18, 2018 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born November 6, 1927 in Kantner, he is a son of the late Earl and Irene (Ware) Berkebile. He is also preceded in death by his wife Matilda “Babe” Berkebile; and sister Ilene Foy. Merle is survived by his children Susan Day and husband Michael of Highland MD, Penny Payton of Washington State, Georgia Moore of Delaware, and Merle “Butch” Berkebile of St. Cloud, FL; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and brother Robert Berkebile and wife Anne of York, PA. Merle was a longtime deliveryman for Frank’s Pizza in Somerset. He loved to work on cars and various other mechanical items, and tend to the fish in his aquarium. There will be no viewing or visitation at Merle’s request.