Obituaries 1-31-14

John Repko Sr.
John M. Repko Sr., 68, of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.
He is survived by two sons, John M. Repko Jr. and Brandon Repko and his wife Michele; six siblings, Janet Thomas and her husband Jon, Joan Greer and her husband Tim, Lynne DiVecchio and her husband Aldo, Diane Platek, Mike Repko and Jim Rhodes and his wife Honey; five grandchildren, Lilliana, Harrison, Maxwell, Cecelia and Petra; his former wife, Nancy Gillman; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John G. and Violet Repko; and two siblings, Marie Puniak and DeeDee Tomasic.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Thursday.

Margaret Shomaker
Ruth (Rheam) Frazier, 86, a lifelong resident of Bellevue, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
She was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Ruth (Logan) Rheam. Ruth was an avid gardener, had an enthusiastic nature and embraced life.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Corbett Frazier; and a sister, Doris Rheam. She is survived by her children, Christine (Joseph) James, Karen Lako, Jacqueline Frazier and Joel (Lesley) Frazier; and two grandchildren, Andrew James and Molly Frazier. Services and interment will be private. Arrangements are by McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Inc., Avalon.