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David Baker

Nov 02, 1940 - Oct 13, 2023

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Hermitage, PA

David Lee Baker, 82, of Hermitage, PA, passed away unexpectedly Friday evening, October 13, 2023, in Sharon Regional Medical Center. Mr. Baker was born November 2, 1940, in Cleveland, OH, a son of the late Charles Baker and Marge (Carroll) Baker. He was raised in Norwalk, CA, and graduated from Excelsior High School. David had a fulfilling career that spanned several industries. He began by driving hay wagons at the age of 12 when his family lived in Norwalk, CA, and later transitioned to drivin...Read More

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Donna Jean Marriott

Nov 20, 1946 - Feb 20, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Donna Jean Marriott, 77, of Hermitage, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, in her home.Mrs. Marriott was born on November 20, 1946, in Lock Haven, PA, a daughter of the late Lewis and Nita (Laird) Gibb. She was a graduate of Rahway (NJ) High School and studied to become a registered nurse.Donna was employed and retired from the emergency room of the former Shenango Valley Osteopathic Hospital, Farrell.Her husband, John A. Marriott, whom she married on May 21, 1968, passed away on February 10, 2012. Together they travelled extensively and made countless memories in their RV.She loved spending time with her family especially at backyard picnics and around the campfire. She also enjoyed playing card and board games as well as crocheting.She is survived by two daughters, Kimberly O’Kresik and her husband Stephen and Pamela Petrosky and her husband Rodney, Dallas, TX; six grandchildren, Kiersten, Joshua, Stephanie, Brent, Madeline and Trevor; two great-grandchildren, Ethan and Noelle; two sisters, Sandy Collins, Hermitage, and Betsy Traficante, Pendleton, IN; and a brother, Jeff Gibb and his wife Pat, Telford, PA.The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Truth and Grace Fellowship in Hermitage.Calling hour will be 11 a.m. until the time of the service Friday (03/01/2024) in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.comFuneral service will be held at noon, Friday, in the funeral home, with Rev. Aaron Christy, officiating.

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Robert O. Venetta Jr.

Mar 28, 1938 - Feb 22, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Robert “Bob” O. Venetta Jr., 85, a lifelong resident of Hermitage, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 22, 2024, after a brief illness.Mr. Venetta was born on March 28, 1938, in Buhl Hospital, Sharon, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Robert O. Sr. and Edith M. (Weiser) Venetta.Robert was a member of the Hickory High School class of 1957. He proudly served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged on October 7, 1963.He was employed as a crane man at Sharon Steel from May 10, 1965, retiring on October 17, 1992.Robert looked forward to Thursday shopping trips and lunch with his wife. He was a “Jack of All Trades” working around the house, gardening, and loved doing sudoku puzzles. He also enjoyed watching baseball, football, basketball and was an avid Steelers and Pirates fan. His family will forever be grateful for the exceptional care he gave to his aging parents.His beloved wife of 62 years, Violet (Tatomirovic) Venetta whom he married September 9, 1961, in St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Farrell, Pennsylvania survives at home.Robert will be deeply missed by his wife Violet; son, Robert M. Venetta; two daughters, Francine (Edward) Fabian, Christine (John) Cataloni; seven grandchildren, Matthew (Dina) Fabian, Natasha (Joshua) Good, Gabriella Cataloni, Vincent Venetta, Gianna Cataloni, Grace Cataloni, and Gavin Venetta; five great-grandchildren, Tenley, Sawyer and Quinn Fabian, and Sienna and Isabella Good; a sister, Edith Aiken; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Norbert & Delores Vasil; a sister-in-law, Mona Tatomirovic; and many loving nephews and nieces.Mr. Venetta was preceded in death by his parents.Bob/Dad/Papa You will be missed! “Memory Eternal”Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday (02/24/2024) in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.comFuneral service will immediately follow at 7 p.m. Saturday, in the funeral home, with Rev. Anthony Kladitis, officiating.Interment: St. John’s Orthodox Cemetery, Hermitage.

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Clifford P. Ketterer

Nov 19, 1933 - Feb 20, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Clifford P. Ketterer, 90, of Hermitage, PA., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, surrounded by his daughter, Lori, grandson, Andrew, and soon to be granddaughter in law, Reanna Daniels,  in his home. Clifford was under Hospice care and wanted to live out the remainder of his life in his home. Andrew and Reanna, with the help of the VA were able to fulfill these wishes.Clifford was born November 19, 1933 in Fombell, Beaver County, to the late Phillip  and Treva (Raisley) Ketterer. Clifford was in the Army from 1954-1962. After he worked at the Federal Aviation Agency, where he had over 3,000 course hours and multiple certifications. Clifford also served as a Deacon at Hickory Baptist Church for many years, later in life he found himself as a member at the late IHS Gospel Ministries. He enjoyed spending time with his family whom he loved dearly.Clifford is survived by his daughter, Lori Bungar, grandson, Andrew Bungar, granddaughter in-law, Reanna Daniels, a future great grandchild, Sisters; Helen Gobrich and husband George, Alice Jacob, Linda Hessler and husband Eugene, a brother-in-law, Vince Assalone and numerous nieces and nephews. Clifford was preceded in death by his wife Diana (Conti) Ketterer whom he married May 7, 1960, his parents, a son, William Ketterer, a sister, Ruth Assalone, and a  brother-in-law Robert Jacob.In Keeping Clifford's wishes there are no services and he will be buried beside his wife in Hillcrest Memorial Park.Messages of sympathy, stories and photos can be shared on Clifford's memorial page, at: www.flynnfuneralhome.com.

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Donald Eugene Redmond, Jr.

Jul 05, 1952 - Feb 20, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Donald Eugene “Don” Redmond, Jr., 71, of Hermitage, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, in his home.Don was born on July 5, 1952, in Greenville, PA, a son of the late Donald and Gladys (Reinhart) Redmond, Sr. He was a 1971 graduate of Farrell High School and earned his associate degree from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.He began his career at the former Peter J. Schmidt Co. and Golden Dawn. He ultimately was a self-employed contractor for over 40 years, owning and operating Redmond’s Painting. He truly enjoyed working and took pride in going above and beyond for all of his clients and family members.Don attended Family Life Church, Hermitage. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5286, Farrell.His most cherished moments were time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also looked forward to vacations and being at the beach.He is survived by his wife, the former Tina Rust, whom he married on August 12, 1995; three daughters, Carly Donnarummo (Salvatore), South Pymatuning Twp., Chantal Redmond (Deven McLaughlin), and Shannon Redmond (Alex Palmer), both of Hermitage; a son, Donald E. Redmond, III (Eugenia), Chicago, ILL; a stepson, Dustin Ohl (Ashley Clark), Sharpsville; a grandson, Jett McLaughlin; and two step-grandchildren, Alice and Oliver Ohl. Also surviving are two sisters, Carol Baumgartner, Youngstown, OH, and Kathy Novotney, Bentleyville, PA; and two brothers, Dennis Redmond (Liana), Hermitage, and Leo D’Amore (Marcia), Sharpsville.In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Brooke Ohl; a sister, Kathy Turjanica D’Amore; and six brothers, Michael and Gary Redmond, Timothy Martin, and David, Thomas and Kenneth D’Amore.Memorial contributions may be made to the family.Calling hours will be 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday (02/22/2024)in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.comFuneral service will immediately follow at 6 p.m. in the funeral home, with Rev. Michael Sabella, officiating.

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Mary Elizabeth Wiesen

Feb 06, 1919 - Feb 18, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Wiesen, 105, of Hermitage, passed away on Sunday afternoon, February 18, 2024, in her home.Mrs. Wiesen was born on February 6, 1919, in Sharon, a daughter of the late Henry and Catherine (Klaser) Miller. She attended the former St. Joseph Parochial Grade School and Sharon High School.She worked at the former Sharon Store before marriage and becoming a homemaker.Betty was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon, where she was a member of the Women’s Guild.She enjoyed trips to Las Vegas and playing bingo and scratch-off tickets. Betty was also an exceptional baker.Her husband, Ralph L. Wiesen, whom she married on June 21, 1947, passed away on April 9, 2004.She is survived by four children, Thomas Wiesen and his wife Diane, Hermitage, James Wiesen, Las Vegas, NV, William Wiesen and his wife Paula, Hermitage, and Alice Wiesen, with whom she made her home; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Dixie Wiesen; and four brothers, Edward, William, Ralph and George Miller.The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to St. Joseph’s Church, 79 Case Ave., Sharon, PA 16146; or a charity of the donor’s choice.The family would like to thank the Golden Care Givers, especially Kimi and Nancy, for the exceptional care and attention given to their mother.Calling hours will be 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday (02/25/2024) in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.comMass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday (02/26/2024) in St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon, with Rev. James Power, pastor as celebrant.Interment: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.

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Mary Hinkson

Mar 24, 1930 - Feb 15, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Mary Hinkson of Hermitage, formerly of Sharon and Sharpsville, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2024 in the home of her daughter under hospice care after a brief battle with sarcoma.  She was 93.Born March 24, 1930 in Sharon, PA, Mary was one of six children born to Michael Yurchison and Mary (Sargent) Yurchison.  Because of the early death of her mother, Mary was raised in Mercer County Children’s Home before being adopted into the loving home of Frank and Lula Fiedler of Hubbard, Ohio at the age of 8.  At the age of 18, she moved to Mercer, PA and worked at Mercer Cottage Hospital where she met and married her husband, Darold A Hinkson, on July 9, 1948. He preceded her in death on June 5, 1979.   She was an active member of Word of God Christian Fellowship Church in Canfield, Ohio for many years and loved her church family.She was a very devoted and caring mother.  She was an avid walker and enjoyed watching professional figure skating competitions, reading, following the Royal Family, going on bus trips and shopping.She is survived by her daughter Patty (Richard) Martell of Hermitage, PA with whom she made her home; daughter Darlene Brown (Norm) of Titusville, PA, and one son, James Hinkson, of Sharpsville, PA; 2 grandsons, Patrick (Kelli) Martell of Beavercreek, Ohio and Richard Martell of Dublin, Ohio as well as a granddaughter Debbie (Bryan) Davis of Clarion, PA; 3 great grandchildren Devin Dubay, Alexis Dubay and Austin Dubay.  She is also survived by a brother Richard (Rosalyn) of Grove City, PA and sister in laws Moni Yurchison of Ventura, California and Suni Yurchison of Enon, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 3 children: daughter Edris Mae in 1955, son Darold in 1997 and son Richard in 2023.  Also preceding her in death are siblings John, Pete, Michael and Helen. The family would like to thank Helping Hands Hospice for their exceptional care and compassion.Messages of sympathy, stories and photos can be shared on Mary's memorial page, at: www.flynnfuneralhome.com.All services are private. 

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John Kraynak, Jr.

Apr 21, 1929 - Feb 15, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

John Kraynak, Jr., 94, of Hermitage passed away Thursday morning, February 15, 2024.Obituary information is incomplete. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (2-19-24) and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, both in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, in the funeral home, with Rev. David Mastroberte, officiating. Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage

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Daniel K. Bittler

Aug 08, 1931 - Feb 11, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Our beloved father and husband, Daniel K. Bittler, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 11, 2024, in his home. He was 92.Mr. Bittler was born on August 8, 1931, in Sharon, a son of the late Christian and Mildred (Doudy) Bittler. He was a 1949 graduate of Hickory High School, where he was a member of the championship football team. Daniel furthered his education at Allegheny College, Meadville, until he answered his country’s call during the Korean War, and honorably served in the U.S. Army while being stationed in Japan.Upon his discharge, Dan earned his engineering degree from Youngstown State University. He spent his career working as a project manager for the Ohio Department of Transportation. He also served several years as President of the American Society of Highway Engineers.Dan was a member of Hickory Global Methodist Church, Hermitage. Additionally, he was a lifetime member of the NRA, a 32-year member of the American Legion, and the Hickory Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6166, Hermitage.An avid outdoorsman, he loved shooting, hunting, camping and just being outside. He was also highly involved with Boy Scout Troop 141, serving as Scoutmaster and Committee Chair for several years. Daniel was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Cunningham, and is survived by his current wife, Dorothy (Swanson) Kilgore Bittler.In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sons, Daniel K. Bittler, Jr., Cleveland, OK, Dale Bittler, Austintown, OH, David Bittler, Westminster, MD, Michael Bittler, Cleveland, OK, and Mark Bittler, Jamestown, NY; a daughter, Marlene Manser, Mooresville, NC; two sisters, Joan Cunningham, Austintown, and Carol Cook, High Springs, FL; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and a brother, George Walter Bittler.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, at www.StJude.orgCalling hour will be 10 am until the time of the service Friday (02/16/2024) in Hickory Global Methodist Church, 240 North Hermitage Rd., Hermitage, PA. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, in the church, with Rev. Christine Doren, pastor, officiating. Military honors will be rendered by the Wheatland, Farrell and West Middlesex Honor Guard.Interment: Resurrection Cemetery, Youngstown, OH.

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Eric D. Emerich

Dec 12, 1963 - Feb 09, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Losing a loved one is a difficult and painful experience. On February 9, 2024, Eric D. Emerich was taken unexpectedly.Eric was born on December 12, 1963, in Farrell, a son of William and Judith (Keeler) Emerich, Sr. He was a 1982 graduate of Hickory High School.At age 17, he began working for Hilti Inc. After 41 years of employment, Eric along with Cheryl, purchased the repair machine shop in 2021, which they currently operated as Sisco LLC, New Castle, PA.In 1988, he met Cheryl A. McFarland, in every sense of the word, they were true partners, who built an incredible life of joy and love.Eric was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 82, Hermitage.He is survived by his parents of Chandler, AZ; his partner, Cheryl, Hermitage; two brothers, William R. Emerich, Jr. and his wife Renee, Hermitage, and Kelly Emerich and his wife Kristin, Chandler, AZ; four nieces and nephews, Taylor, Rylee, Quentin and Joseph Emerich. His pets, Luke, Daisy and Mannie will miss him.The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the Humane Society of Mercer County, PO Box 1046, Hermitage, PA 16148.Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday (02/15/2024) in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon. Funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, in the funeral home, with Rev. Aaron Lego, officiating.

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Katherine "Jane" Crissman

Oct 20, 1935 - Jan 31, 2024

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Hermitage, PA

Katherine "Jane" Crissman, 88, of Hermitage, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 31st, 2024 with her family by her side. Katherine (Jane to her friends and family) was born October 20th, 1935 to Katherine (Cline) and Michael Antus in Sharon, PA. She was a graduate of Hickory High School. On July 30th, 1954 she married the love of her life, her husband, the late Paul R. Crissman who passed away May 12th, 2006. They spent over 50 wonderful years together. Jane operated her own beauty/ hair salon for 30 years. She assisted her husband Paul in establishing Carbide Tool Maintenance. She enjoyed watching birds and other wildlife, from the wooded area surrounding her home, Jane is survived by her son, Dale (Barbara) Crissman of Masury, OH, grandchildren, Elizabeth (Robert) McGoff, Justin (Desiree) Crissman, Jacob (Kayleigh) Crissman, great grandchildren, Isabella McGoff, Gabriella McGoff, Ruby Crissman, and Mirabella McGoff. Also surviving are her sisters, Dolores Carroll, Eileen (Kenneth) Zagger, and brother, Richard (Sandy) Antus. Sister in law Lois Adams. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul, sisters, Joann Miller, Pat Dzurinda, Marlene Sherman, and brother, Tyrone Antus. Friends may call Friday February 9th, 2024 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA. Funeral services will be held Saturday February 10th, 2024 at 10:00 am in Christ Lutheran Church 396 Buhl Blvd. Sharon, PA with Rev. Dennis Blauser, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory. To to the family or in memory of Katherine "Jane" (Antus) Crissman, please

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