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Catherine Smith Catherine Smith, 83, of Avalon, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Ms. Smith was retired from Bell Telephone Co. She was an active member of Telephone Pioneers. She is survived by her sister, Joan Moore and her husband Paul; her brother-in-law, Clarence Dively; nieces and nephews; and aunt of Pam and Jessica Schmidt. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Stella Smith; and five siblings, Anna Dively, Mary Lamberth, Jim, Jack and Tom Smith.


Ernest Rahm Ernest Rahm, 68, of Ben Avon, husband of the late Cynthia Moses Rahm, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012. He is survived by two children, Eric Rahm and his wife Jill and Heather Abbott and her husband Pat; two sisters, Helga and Shirley; and three grandchildren, Eric, Christopher and Jacob. Services and burial were private. Arrangements were made by McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon.

Edythe Clair Edythe M. Hite Clair died Saturday, May 19, 2012. Mrs. Clair was a former business owner in Bellevue.


Audrey Kirsch Audrey K. Trunick Kirsch, 74, of Bellevue, died Thursday, May 10, 2012. She is survived by her husband, James R. Kirsch; four children, Bruce Kirsch and his wife Kim of Pittsburgh, Keith Kirsch and his wife Lesley of Audubon, NJ, Pamela Michelitsch of Port Allegheny, PA and Glenn Kirsch and his wife Beth of Emsworth; four siblings, Leah Carlisle, Shirley Tyson, William and Harold Trunick; and nine grandchildren, Jonathan, Samantha, Allison and Carolyn Kirsch, Ryan Michelitsch, Alexandra, Cameron and Baylor Kirsch.


Helen Rooney Helen V. "Vonnie" Rooney, 95, of Elmira, NY, formerly of Pittsburgh and wife of the late Paul Rooney, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. Mrs. Rooney had been a longtime member of Annunciation Church and past president of its Christian Mothers Association. She enjoyed bowling and her card clubs. She was an accomplished seamstress and cook.


Catherine Dopp Catherine M. "June" Dopp of Brighton Heights died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009. Mrs. Dopp was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America for 60 years and a member of St. Cyril of Alexandria Christian Mothers.


Leslie Weigand Leslie J. Weigand, 80, of Brighton Heights, formerly of Avalon and Bloomfield and husband of the late Myrtle Melder Weigand, died Friday, July 31, 2009. Mr. Weigand was retired from Teamsters Local 249. He is survived by his brother, Donald G. Weigand; his in-laws, Raymond and Joann Melder; nieces; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph “Pie” and Mabel Weigand; and his brother, Thomas W. Weigand. Friends were received at Winter Funeral Home, Bloomfield, where services were held on Tuesday. Burial was in Highwood Cemetery.

Lynette Zygmuntowicz