Obituaries

Beverly Ann Sutkowski

Beverly Ann Sutkowski passed away peacefully on Monday July 4, 2016, surrounded by loving friends and family, at UPMC Passavant Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was 47 years old. Born May 7, 1969, she was the daughter of Raymond and Eleanor Sutkowski of Ellwood City. Ms. Sutkowski was employed as a Pathology Systems Engineer at Orchard Software. A 1987 graduate of Lincoln High School, she went on to study at both Duquesne University and Slippery Rock University. An ardent lover of all animals, she opened her heart and home to many rescued pets. Her kindness and compassion knew no boundaries. She is…


Doris L. Steele, 85

Doris L. (Loveable) Steele, 85 passed to be with her lord and savior peacefully at Butler Memorial Hospital surrounded and embraced by loving family and friends after a valiant battle with heart related issues. Despite the adversity of the final weeks, Doris was spreading happiness and appreciation to various doctors and nurses; their smiles and positive comments were proof. Doris is survived by her youngest son Grant Steele, middle son Blake Steele and his wife Frances, granddaughters Callie & Alena Steele and daughter in law Mary Ann Steele. Doris is also survived by her younger sister Donna Wilson. Doris was…


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Margaret D, Hawke Wilson, 89

Margaret D. Hawke Wilson, 89,  of Ellwood City, passed away peacefully at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler on  Tuesday, June 28 2016  after a brief illness. She was born in Harrisville, Butler County, PA on March 6 1927 to the late William Blaine Hawke and the late Dorothy Hoopes Hawke. Margaret was a graduate of the old Princeton High School.  She then worked for Bell  Telephone Co. as a switchboard operator in the Ellwood City office, and later worked at the Ellwood City Hospital. She was affiliated with Christ Presbyterian Church in Ellwood City. She enjoyed  flea markets. Margaret…


Donna Jean Montozzi, 84

Donna Jean Montozzi, 84, of Spring Hill, Florida (formerly of Ellport) passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Mariner Palms Assisted Living Facility in Florida. Born March 16, 1932 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Hazel Gilchrist Ferrucci. She was married for 65 years to Gene Montozzi as they were married February 3, 1951. He survives. Donna graduated from Lincoln High School and attended the Victor Mannequin Modeling School. She was of the Roman Catholic Faith. Donna worked and retired after 16 years as a Real Estate Broker in Ellwood City and Schererville, Indiana….


Anthony P. “Tony” Tino, Jr.

Anthony P. “Tony” Tino, Jr. of Ellwood City passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016 in the Golden Hill Nursing Home. Tony was born on July 16, 1941 in Ellwood City to the late Anthony P. Tino Sr. and Winifred “Babe” Stoner Tino. He had attended Lincoln High School. Tony served with the U.S. army from Feb. 15, 1966 until his discharge on Jan. 29, 1968 with the Company A 3rd Brigade 6th Infantry Berlin Command. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Berlin), and Sharpshooter Medal. Tony had worked at his family business, Tony’s…


Anthony D. Pertile, 63

Anthony D. Pertile, 63, of Ellwood City passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at UPMC Passavant Hospital. Born in Ellwood City on March 31, 1953, Anthony was the son of the late Louis and Frances Tucci Pertile. He was married to the former Nancy DeDominicis of Conway. Anthony had worked for PennDOT for 10 years and later for Main Steel. He was a member of the Ellwood City SOI Lodge. A 1971 graduate of Lincoln High School, Anthony was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate and Pitt Basketball fan. Besides his wife Nancy, Anthony is survived by three sons, David A….


Evelyn E. Chinchi, 82

Evelyn E. Chinchi, 82, of Ellwood City passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 in Greensburg, Pa. Evelyn was born on June 28, 1933 in Ellwood City to the late John G. and Carmel Conti Rocco. She is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1951, and the Holy Redeemer Parish. Eveleyn had worked at the Aetna Standard Engineering Co. for several years as a secretary. She enjoyed reading, traveling, knitting, bowling, golfing, and most of all playing with her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Steven B. Chinchi whom she married on June…


Martha A. Nye West, 70

Martha  A. Nye West, 70, of Thomas Hill Road, Fombell (Franklin Twp.)  passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday evening, June 22 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in New Brighton PA  on November 1 1945 , to the late Harvey  and  Eva  Steffler  Nye.    Martha  graduated from Riverside High School, class of 1963.   She was a homemaker.  Martha always  enjoyed helping out her family and anyone else when needed.  She avidly attended Lillyville  Church of God. She is survived by her husband of over  50 years,  Abraham G. “Gary” West III, whom she married…


Gloria Jean “Shine” Rozzi, 78

Gloria Jean “Shine” Rozzi, 78, of Slippery Rock Twp. passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016 in the UPMC Jameson Memorial Hospital. Gloria was born on March 12, 1938 in Lowellville, Ohio to the late John J. and Eleanor U. Mangine Rozzi. She had attended the St. Anthony’s School in Sewickley, Pa. A gentle soul, Gloria enjoyed playing bingo and watching old western movies. Gloria is survived by her cousins, Robert McNutt of Slippery Rock Twp., Karen (Mark) Dover of Shenango Twp., and Bobby (Cherlyn) McNutt of Ellport. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her cousins, JoAnn…


Charles R. Hall, 100

Charles R. Hall, 100, of Second St., Ellwood City passed away peacefully Friday, June 17, 2016 at Trinity Oaks Nursing Home following a brief illness. Born July 27, 1915 in Koppel, he was the son of the late William and Nettie Herman Hall. He was married 46 years to Virginia Brooks Hall as they were married on March 23, 1937. Virginia passed away May 15, 1981. Charles graduated from Lincoln High School in 1933 and moved to Ellwood in 1936. He retired from the US Steel National Tube following 40 years of service in the Industrial Engineering and Maintenance Departments….