Denise Marie Lindsay-Tapp

Denise Marie Lindsay-Tapp 68, of Beaver Falls, PA transitioned into God’s arms on January 14, 2022 at UPMC Monifore Pittsburgh, Pa.
Denise affectionally known to family and friends as “Nesee”; born March 28, 1953 in Beaver Falls, PA to the late Arthur Leon Lindsay and Ruby Lindsay-Monts.

Denise was compassionate about everything she did; especially when it came to being there for her family and friends. Denise was the life of the party; her presence was known when she walked into the room. Her greatest pleasure came when she became a “NaNa” to her granddaughter Yanah, and Great-grandson Ayden; she loved them dearly. She lived her life to the fullest and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister: Doretha “Ree Ree” Lindsay and Godson DeAndre Moon Jr.

Denise is survived by her daughter Kenyata S. (David) Banks of Beaver Falls, PA. Granddaughter: Ayanah R. Jackson; Great-grandson: Ayden Lee Alford of Beaver Falls, PA. Stepfather: Thomas Monts Sr. of Houston TX. Brothers: Donnie Sr. (Karen) Lindsay of Houston, TX., Lawrence (Lisa) Lindsay, Charlotte NC., Darrin Lindsay of Charlotte, NC., Thomas Jr. (Alberta) Monts, of Houston TX; and James (Theresa) Monts, Beaver, PA. Sisters: Desiree Lindsay, of Charlotte NC., Darlene (Justin) Jackson, Beaver Falls, PA. and Renee (Gerald) Hall, of Baltimore MD. Aunt: Ethel Thompson of Tallahassee, Fl. God-children: Reginald (Stephanie) Smith, of Moon, PA. and Toyauna Slappy, of Beaver Falls, PA. A Host of Nieces, Nephews, Family, Friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January, 29, 2022 from 11am to 1pm followed by a Homegoing Celebration at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA.

Lloyd Carl Moffett

Lloyd Carl Moffett, 60 of Beaver Falls passed away on January 11, 2022 at Heritage Valley Beaver Medical Center. Lloyd was born on January 15, 1961 to Phyllis Fuller and the late Norman Moffett.

Lloyd worked at Athens Family Restaurant for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and listening to music. Lloyd was a private person therefore, there will be no visitation. However, there will be a memorial service for his family and friends at a later date.

In addition to his father Lloyd is preceded in death by his brother Donald Moffett.

Lloyd leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Becky Moffett. Sons: Lloyd Moffett and James E. McCumbers. Daughter: Jacquelin Moffett. Mother: Phillis Fuller. Brothers: Fred Davidson, David Moffett and Richard Moffett. Sister Georgia Davidson.

Service entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA

Roosevelt Kelly Cook

Roosevelt Kelly Cook, 76 of Beaver Falls, departed this life on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Born on August 23 1945 in Birmingham, Alabama, he was the son of the late Roosevelt & Artelia Cook.

Roosevelt was a United States Army Veteran who fought in the Vietnam War. Roosevelt was a Truck Driver for many years and was a great provider for his family. He loved entertaining, often hosting picnics and family gatherings. He was always cooking on the grill and he made the best BBQ sauce ever! After retiring, he really enjoyed gardening. He grew all sorts of unique vegetables and was extremely proud of the large sizes he would produce. Roosevelt was a huge fan of the Steelers and the UConn Women’s basketball team.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his devoted, loving wife of 53 years, Patricia Ann Cook, his sister, Yvonne Kelly, and his nephew Wardell Kelly.

He leaves to cherish his memory, three sons, Jerry Cook, Roosevelt “Monnie” (Racquel) Cook, and Dennis (Shannon) Cook. Eight grandsons, Tyler, Cody, Jerry, Devin, Caiden, Zachary, Jacob, and Bryson Cook. Granddaughter, Sydney Cook. Great-grandsons, Isaiah and Zion, and Great-granddaughter, Naomi. One sister, Mary Louise Cleckley as well as a host of sisters and brothers n laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Friend will be received on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. followed by a Homegoing service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremation, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls PA. Minister, Racquel Cook officiating.

Joel Gisondi

Joel Gisondi, 65 of. Beaver Falls passed away on December 25, 2021, at Smith’s Personal Care Home.

He was born on April 12, 1956 in Ellwood City to the late Joel and Janet Jones Gisondi.

In his leisure time Joel enjoyed basketball, football, walking and networking with his friends. Joel was a faithful member of the SOMA Gathering Church, Beaver Falls PA.

Joel was preceded in death by his father, Joel Gisondi; his mother, Janet (Netta) Dixon; his grandmother, Tina Gisondi; uncles and aunts, Glenn Jones, Frank and Nick Gisondi, Jack and Angie Yova ; David Wynn Griffith, Betty Yonlisky, Dan and Shirley Gisondi, Ester Trench and Cousin John Yova.

Joel is survived by four sisters, Lisa Gisondi ( fiancé Jason Twyman), Linda (James) Sadenwasser JoAnn (Doug) Patterson, and Joni (Dennis) Gilbertson; brother, James (Sadie) Sadenwasser; uncle, Mike Gisondi; nieces Sarah, Shannon, Brandy, Krystle and Amber, nephews; Joel and Derek; special cousins, Jim and Sue Yonlisky, Rita Swesey, Terri Hill, Frank Yonlisky ,Mike Yova, Tara Couper, Jimmy Yonlisky and devoted friend, Kenny Mitko. Host of other Nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.

Memorial contributions can be made to Soma Church and Washington Funeral Home.
Masks are a requirement.

View will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. followed by a 1:00 p.m. service. at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 Sixth Avenue, Beaver Falls

Orea Ann Nesmith “Cookie” Cook

Orea Ann Nesmith Cook “Cookie” passed from this life Wednesday December 29, 2021 at home after an extensive illness at the age of 66. Orea Ann was born November 3, 1955 in Beaver Falls, PA, daughter of Raymond and Lucille Nesmith.

She was a lifetime resident of Beaver Falls. She was married to Fred Riley Cook, Sr. and in 1981 they had one son Fred Riley Cook, Jr. Orea Ann was preceded in death by her mother Lucille Nesmith and her sister Evangelist Albertha McDowell. Orea Ann graduated from Beaver Falls High School in 1973. She then attended nursing school where she became a CNA. She was employed at Heritage Valley Health Systems for over 25 years as a CAN, a lab tech and finished in the sterile processing department. She also worked at the Geriatric Center for 5 years. Orea Ann attended Bible classes at Geneva College and took ministerial training classes through the Church of God at Somerset, PA. She was a member of Mt. Washington Church of God under Bishop Reon Nesmith, Sr. After her internship with Northside Church of God Orea Ann then transferred there, where she was a member for just over 23 years under the leadership of Reverend Farley Ridout. There she served as a Sunday school teacher, an usher, prayer team leader and assistant pastor. After Reverend Ridout retired she continued to reside at the church under Pastor Yvonne Burns.

In addition to her son Orea Ann is survived by her father, six sisters Minnie Williams, Lucille Nesmith, Debbie Nesmith, Donna Nesmith and Elaine Nesmith all of Beaver Falls and Martha Nesmith of Pittsburgh, PA. Two brothers Bishop Reon Nesmith, Sr. with his wife Catharine of Beaver Falls. Donald Nesmith with his wife Michele of New Brighton, PA. One niece Leah Hairston of Texas and five nephews King McDowell of Philadelphia, PA, Troy Nesmith of Tampa, FL, Reon Nesmith, Jr. of Beaver Falls, Walt Williams of New Castle, PA and Jeremy Nesmith of Lancaster, PA. Two granddaughters, Aviana Kimbrough and Arianna Cook and a host of loving relatives and friends. A loving caregiver Juan Gibson, Jr. for two years and a very special friend Shirley Harris of Pittsburgh, PA

Friends will be received on Tuesday , January 4, 2022 at the Church of God 2100 11th Avenue, Beaver Falls, Pa from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. followed by a Homegoing Celebration Reverend Reon Nesmith Officiating. Service Entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, Pa

Jerome Motton

Jerome Motton, 75 of Aliquippa passed away on December 27, 2021, at Heritage Valley
Medical Center in Beaver PA.

Born on September 21, 1946, he was the son of the late Robert and Dorothy Hendon Motton.
Jerome was an avid fisherman. He was a supporter of the Aliquippa Football teams and
enjoyed the Pittsburgh Steelers. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren
and family. He was employed as a laborer at the local steel mill and later worked on
construction.

In addition to his parents, Jerome was preceded in death by his son, Oscar Gerald Rogers;
two sisters, Judy Green Motton and Nancy Motton; and three brothers, Gregory, Robert Lee,
and Thomas Motton.

Jerome will be sadly missed by his two sons, Cory Anthony (Elaine) Rogers and Jerome
Motton; two brothers, Douglass and Larry Motton; three sisters, Cheryl, Benita Fay, and
Georgette Motton; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a special devoted friend, Peggy
King, Brenda (Gervais) Hannon and a host of other relatives and friends.
Interment will be in Grove Cemetery, New Brighton PA.

Visitation will be Monday, January 3, 2022 from 11 AM to 1pm at New Holy Temple Church
of God in Christ, 228-250 4th Ave, Aliquippa PA where the service will begin at 1PM.
Arrangements are entrusted to Washington Funeral Home Cremations, 1411 Sixth Avenue,
Beaver Falls PA.

Ebony Yolanda Harris

After a courageous battle with diabetes, our beloved Ebony Yolanda Harris, 35, completed her earthly journey to find refuge in the everlasting arms of Christ on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at Heritage Valley Beaver, PA.

Ebony was a vibrant, jovial, carefree spirit and a lifelong resident of Beaver Falls, PA. Professionally, Ebony was employed by various local agencies in the healthcare field. Her interests included travel, shopping, hitting up the casino, and she always took great pleasure in making sure her hair and nails were on point. Without fail, her infectious laughter and sense of humor would put a smile on your face. Her one-of-a-kind personality illuminated any room she entered. Ebony will truly be missed for the abundance of joy she brought to us by her mere presence.

She was preceded in death by her loving mother, Jacqueline Joyce Bryant, grandparents, Columbus and Rosa Mae Bryant, and uncle Ronald Bryant.

She is survived by her precious children, Di’Nari Harris, Da’Rae Harris and Demond Harris, who meant the world to her. In addition, she is survived by her brother, Maurice Harris (Lori), father, Glenn Ford, sister, April Armstead, aunts, Lena Favors (Aunt NeNe), Mamie Bryant-Jones (Edward), Vanessa Taylor (Robert), and uncles, Damon Bryant and Rufus (Patty) Ford. She will also truly be missed by her niece Nevaeh Harris, nephews, Maurice Harris II & Keenan Harris, as well as a host of cousins and friends. Also, her godmother Barbara (Thompson) Taylor and her dear cousin, LaToshia Murry, who affectionately called her “Pig.”

The family would like to recognize and thank The Grove at Harmony for their enduring care and support.

A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, December 20, 2021, from 12:00pm-2:00pm, with the homegoing service beginning at 2:00pm at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue Beaver Falls, PA.

Tonette Machelle (Singleton) Thompson

Tonette Machelle (Singleton) Thompson, affectionately known as Toni, was born on December 19, 1962, to Freddie Marie Gaston Singleton and the late Richard Singleton of Beaver Falls, PA. She transitioned peacefully into the arms of Jesus Christ on November 22, 2021, at her home with her mother Freddie and sister Janette by her side.

Toni graduated from Beaver Falls High School in 1981, and from there, she went to the Airline School of Trade in Kissimmee, FL. She returned home and worked at Temporary jobs until hired by Westinghouse Electric located in Green Tree, PA. There – she was employed for thirteen plus years before relocating to Long Beach, CA, with her sister Janette Childs.

Toni’s love for the Lord and the Church started at the tender age of four. One Sunday, Pastor John Davis was giving out “pray hours” for the noonday pray time, and when he finished, Toni stood up and said most politely, “ You didn’t give me one” he smiled down at her and replied, “ You can pray with your mother, on her hour!” She clapped her tiny little hands together, smiled, and said, “Thank you.” Every day thereafter, at 10 o’clock, she would say, “It’s time to pray, Mommie, and she did this until she started school.
In addition to going to church, Toni also enjoyed sports (especially football), movies, theater, slots at the casino, concerts, shopping, eating out with family, and just being with her children.

In addition to her father, Toni was preceded in death by two brothers and her aunt, Gregory L Singleton, Maurice J. Singleton, and Idella L. Harris.

Missing and cherishing her with sweet memories are her two children: Tamera Marie (Phillip) Franks, Pittsburg Pa, Terrance Lavon Thompson, New Brighton, Mother: Freddie M Singleton, Long Beach Ca, One Sister: Janette ( Ted ) Child’s, Long Beach Ca, one brother: Richard L Singleton, Long Beach, three aunts: Exia B Duke, St Antonio Texas, Mary Ann (Bill)Higgins Beaver Fall Pa, Trenece Singleton, Hampton Virginia, two uncles: Abner Gaston, San Diego Ca, and Andrew Singleton, Hampton Virginia, and five nieces nephews: Richard, Shianna,Maurice, Kiara, Cory Singleton all from Beaver Fall Pa. and host of great-nieces, and great- nephews, cousins, and friends. Also, one God-Sister, Sylvia Nolon, One God-Nephew, Derrick Wiley
Toni was a member of Full Life Deliverance MIS. Under The Leadership Of Bishop Peter And Pastor Myrna Hallenbeck and Pastor Norval Lyle

Visitation is scheduled at Washington Funeral Home for Sunday, December 5, 2021, from 5pm – 7pm, and on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 11:00 AM, Home Going Service
The arrangements are entrusted to WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 1411 6TH AVE, BEAVER FALLS, PA 15010. Regina Washington Supervisor.

William “Buzzy” Robertson

William “Buzzy” Robertson, 76 of New Brighton went to be with the Lord on Friday November 19, 2021 at Heritage Valley Beaver. William was born March 23, 1945 in Wheeling West Virginia to the Late George F Robertson and Izora (Johnson) Robertson Mention.

William worked and retired from Babcock & Wilcox. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Rochester PA. He will be missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Zora Mae Brady and Georgia (Peaches) Lee

Surviving is his loving daughter Qualla Robertson and granddaughter Meelah (Sweetheart) Robertson of New Brighton, PA. Sisters: Michelle Robertson Lane, Debra Slater and Carolyn Horn-Earl. Brother Michael G Robertson. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will take place at Washington Funeral Home, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA, on Saturday, November 27, 2021, from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm Homegoing Service.

Ernest Wesley “TeetaBug” Dorsett Sr.

Ernest Wesley Dorsett Sr. of Aliquippa, PA, was born July 8, 1944, to the late Wesley and Myrtle Dorsett in Pittsboro, NC. He transitioned peacefully into the arms of Jesus on November 16, 2021, at Heritage Valley Beaver, surrounded by his family. He graduated from Hopewell High School, and from there, he joined the United States Army. He was a Vietnam War Veteran, and while in the Army, he was a Morse Code Intercept Operator. He later worked for and retired from Crucible Steel.

Ernest, or “TeetaBug” as he is known, was a jokester and a man who always had something to say. He loved to laugh, but more than that, he loved to make others laugh.

In addition to his parents, Ernest was preceded in death by three brothers: Melvin, Keith, and Tyrone Dorsett.

Missing and cherishing him with fond memories are his six children: Clarissa (Ronnie) Davis, Ernest (Lisa) Dorsett, Danita (Anthony) Dorsett, Desiree (Sam) Dorsett, Samantha (Alvin) Gipson, and Paul Dorsett; two sisters: Juanita (Rev. Richard) Kimbrough and Sheree Ross, one brother: Anthony (Janet) Dorsett; his long time companion Gloria Thornton and her four children that he loved as his own: Charona Thornton, Richie Thornton, Taira Alston, and Taraya Alston, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation is scheduled for Monday, November 22, 2021, from 10 am – 12 pm, with the Home Going Service commencing at 12 pm at GREATER MIRACLE MINISTRIES, 120 MERCHANT ST., AMBRIDGE, PA. Interment will follow in the Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, PA. The arrangements are entrusted to WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 1411 6TH AVE, BEAVER FALLS, PA. REGINA WASHINGTON, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.

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