Obituaries

Daniel K. Fiorenzo
Daniel K. Fiorenzo, 52, of Bellevue, died Saturday Aug. 1, 2009.
He was a member of BAC Local 9.
He leaves his wife, Leslie (Bunce); six sons, Daniel G., Bryan F., David D., Erik R., Richard C., and Jacob J., all of Bellevue; his mother, Hilda Fiorenzo; a sister, Janice Pletz of Bethal Park; and brother Anthony of Bellevue.
He was preceded in death by his father, Generoso; and two brothers, Philip and Richard Fiorenzo.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home in Bellevue, where a blessing service was held Wednesday.

Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd, 80, of Avalon, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009.
Mr. Boyd was a World War II veteran in the U.S. Navy, and a member of the Avalon Volunteer Fire Company for more than 50 years.
He is survived by a son, Robert W. Boyd; and two grandchildren, Robert R. and Shannon Siebert.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Boyd.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., 1014 California Ave. Avalon, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw. Donations are suggested to the Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh, 501 Martindale St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Dr. Carl Weitz
Carl Arthur Weitz, D.D.S. of Ben Avon died Friday, Aug. 7, 2009.
Dr. Weitz was a 1951 graduate of Geneva College and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Dental School. He worked as a systems analyst before attending Pitt, for the Cadillac Division of General Motors, and as a method analyst at Northrop Aircraft in Hawthorne, CA. He, along with his wife, practiced dentistry in Ben Avon for 30 years. He was a member of the American Dental Association and the Pennsylvania Dental Association. He was a life member of Delta Sigma Delta, an international dental fraternity, and a life member of Parean Lodge 662, where he earned a gold 50-year pin. A life member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree, he also was a member of the German Club, Teutonia Mannerchor, past president of Avonworth Kiwanis and Geneva College Alumni, of the Pittsburgh Chapter. Dr. Weitz is listed in the 14th edition of Marquis “Who's Who in the East,” and was a veteran of the 24th Infantry Division of the Asiatic Pacific Campaign during World War II, as well as a life member and past task force commander of the National Association of Atomic Veterans, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and commander of Veteran of Foreign Wars post 2454. He served a year in the occupation of Japan and later traveled extensively, visiting more than 35 countries. He wrote a historical novel based on his military experiences.
He is survived by his wife, Dr. Elaine Stewart Weitz; his brother, Dr. Don E. Weitz; his niece, Susan Elaine Weitz; and two nephews, Karl and Eric Weitz.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, where services were held on Tuesday. Burial was in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

Anna Cavolo
Anna S. Cavolo of Avalon died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph J. Cavolo; three children, Rose Myers and her husband Don, Mary Burt and her husband Robert and Alice Cavolo; two grandchildren, Joseph Kastory and Amanda Burt; and seven brothers.
There was no visitation and services and burial were private. Arrangements were made by Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side.

Mary Ann Treusch
Mary Ann Torsney Treusch, 54, of Bellevue, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2009.
She is survived by two children, Dawn and B.J. Treusch; her parents, Bill and Louise Torsney; her sibling, Lou Torsney; and her grandson, Michael Price.
Friends were received at Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home, Munhall, until the time of services on Thursday.

Elizabeth Kocher
Elizabeth E. Kocher, 81, of Dade City, FL, formerly of Avalon, died Friday, July 31, 2009.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Jackson of Dade City; her sister, Dorothy Virginia; five grandchildren, Lynn Perry and her husband Matt of Plant City, FL, Renee Hayes and her husband Chris of Bradenton, FL, Lisa Webber and her husband Matt of Dade City, Timothy Jackson and his wife Teri of Dade City, and Eric Jackson and his wife Theresa of Mississippi; 11 great-grandchildren, including James Perry of Plant City, Vaughn Hayes of Bradenton and Andrew Biddle of Dade City. She was preceded in death by four siblings, William and Harry Trischler, Mildred Brooks and Audrey Thornton.
Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon, until the time of a blessing service on Friday. Burial was in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery.

James Wolff
James H. Wolff died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009.
He is survived by his parents, Jacob and Thelma McGreevey Wolff; his sister, Martha A. Davis; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Paul Wolff.
Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church on Monday. Memorials are suggested to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3500 Brooktree Rd., Suite 320, Wexford, PA 15090.

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