Obituaries

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Hetty M. Wogan, 74

Mrs. Hetty M. Wogan, 74, of Beaver Falls passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in her residence. Mrs. Wogan was born on February 23, 1943 in Ellwood City to the late William and Blanche Rosemund Garroway. She had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1961, and from the White Leather Beauty School in New Brighton. She worked as a hairdresser at the Holiday for Beauty beauty salon in Koppel for many years. Hetty was a member of the Koppel United Methodist Church, and was an accomplished organist for the Clinton Methodist Church, Koppel Methodist Church and…


Misty B. McKim, 33

Misty B. McKim, 33, of Franklin Ave, New Castle passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at UPMC – Jameson Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. Born January 22, 1984 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Clair McKim and Lori Schoettker. Misty enjoyed skating and going to the movies. She also loved to shop and paint. In addition to her mother, survivors include the father of her children, Christopher Brown; five children, Halle Loraine, Naudia North, Christopher Brown II, Calen Brown, Camilyn Brown; two sisters, Tanya Stunkard, Ashley McKim; brother, John Dakota McKim and 10 nieces…


Leona B. Crable, 92

Leona B. Crable, 92, of Old Pittsburgh Rd., New Castle (Shenango Twp.) passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born November 16, 1924 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Chauncey and Laura Belle Weakley Stewart. She was married to Edgar Crable who passed away December 21, 1998. Leona graduated from Lincoln High School and worked for a short time in the mail room at US Steel. Leona was an active member of the Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church where she was a long time director of the Vacation Bible School Program, a…


Debra Rose White, 38

Debra Rose White, 38, of Hickory View Dr., North Beaver Twp. passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her home. Born January 8, 1979 in Everett, PA, she was the daughter of Joseph A. and Mary Ellen Kulich Herr of New Galilee. She was married to David White who survives. Debra graduated from Hopewell High School in 1997. She collected western figurines and had a beautiful collection. She loved tulips and was proud of her gardens. Her most cherished time was spent with her husband and family. In addition to her parents and husband, survivors include a son,…


Joan M. Brommer, 70

Joan M. Brommer, 70, of Meadville (formerly of New Castle) passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Geauga Medical Center in Chardon, Ohio following an illness. Born December 29, 1946 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Margaret Jeanette Scott Porada. She was married on June 24, 1978 to Donald E. Brommer who passed away April 26, 2016. Joan enjoyed gardening and canning her vegetables. She also enjoyed camping and fishing. Her most cherished time was spent with her late husband and their family especially their grandchildren. Survivors include three sons, Carl (Kathy) Brommer…


Nicole C. Marich, 45

Nicole C. Marich, 45, of North Beaver Twp. passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at UPMC Montefiore Hospital following an illness. Born January 29, 1972 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Larry and Peggy Hawk Rose. She was married to Dennis F. Marich who has been by her side for 17 years. Nicole loved being a wife and mother. She enjoyed reading and fishing. In addition to her husband, Dennis, survivors include a daughter, Chloe Nicole Marich at home; sister, Melissa (John) Burkett of Reynoldsville, and her step mother, Cecelia Rose of Shenango Twp. She was…


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Nancy L. Latcheran, 67

Nancy L. Latcheran, 67, of Graham Ave., West Pittsburg passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Allegheny General Hospital following a brief  illness. Born March 19, 1950 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Edward L. and Lucille B. Stickle Freed. Nancy graduated from New Castle High School and then continued her education, graduating from Slippery Rock University.  She currently and for the past 45 years worked at Lark Enterprises.  She had also worked for the Lawrence County ARC.  Nancy enjoyed quilting and cooking.  Her most cherished time was spent with friends and family. Survivors include two…


Frank J. Annarumo, 66

Frank J. Annarumo, 66, of Ellwood City passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in the Ellwood City Hospital. Frank was born on October 26, 1950 in Ellwood City to the late James V. “Muskie” and Vera Jeannette Annarumo. He had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1969.  He is also a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. Frank had worked at Rockwell in New Castle from 1972 until the plant closed in 1992, and later at Veka for several years. He was also the owner and operator of Fombell Pizza which he started at the Fombell General…


Doyle Kent Butler, 67

Doyle Kent Butler, 67, of Ellwood City passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the VNA Hospice in Butler. Doyle was born on January 20, 1950 in Charleston, West Virginia to the late Doyle E. and Doris Taylor Butler. He is a member of the Riverside High School class of 1968, and was certified as a diesel mechanic by the Diesel Mechanic School in New Castle. He enlisted with the U.S. Army on September 26, 1969 and served until his discharge on March 24, 1972.  He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.  Doyle worked at the Babcock & Wilcox…


Ramah J. “Dunnie” Thomas, 96

Mrs. Ramah J. “Dunnie” Thomas, 96, of Perry Twp. passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in the Ellwood City Hospital. Mrs. Thomas was born on June 26, 1920 in Grove City to the late Judson R. and El-len Carlie Bassett Hulbert. She had graduated from the Grove City High School with the class of 1938. She was a home maker, and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and watching game shows. She is survived by her son-in-law, Charles Kotuby of Franklin Twp., her grandchildren, Carrie L. (Mark) Popovich, Charles T. (Rebecca) Kotuby, and Clint Kotuby, her great-grandchildren, Thatcher, Elizabeth, and Olivia Kotuby, Anthony and…