Patty Taylor

Patty Taylor, 69 of Beaver Falls passed away Sunday, December 21, 2020 unexpectedly in Heritage Valley Beaver Medical Center. Patty was born August 29, 1951. daughter of Archie Stewart and Carrie Lee Clark Stewart.

Patty was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, Beaver Falls PA. She worked at the Heritage Valley Medical Center as a Unit Clerk for many years until she retired; she was passionate about taking care of others. She will be missed- she was truly and deeply loved by many.

She was preceded in death by her parents Archie and Carrie Lee Clark Stewart, her brother Larry R, Scott , (Janet), Joseph R. Scott and her son James Lee Taylor.

She is survived by her brother Archie Stewart, her loving son Richard M. Taylor (Monica), 5 adoring grandchildren, Ayanna, Ari, Delaney, Dandrea, and Davon. Sisters in Law: Janet Scott, Barbara Taylor, Nieces and Nephews: Kara, JoAnn (Joelle & Joey) and Angela. Larry, Robin and Jodi and Timothy Jackson, Ginger and children. As well as many other relatives and friends. Lifelong friends Vivian Gibson Rippy, Roxanne Chatman and Betty Hamilton

The family would like to express their appreciation to liberty dialysis center of Chippewa for the amazing care and concern they’ve shown Patty over the years

Service to be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 11:00 am followed by a 1:00 pm Service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations located at 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA. Pastor Bobby Wilson officiating.

Melissa Ann Jackson

Melissa Ann (Musser) Jackson, 48, of Beaver Falls, passed away on December 19th, 2020. Born October 14th, 1972, she grew up in Koppel, PA and was the daughter of the late Lance and Dixie (Sherman) Musser.

Missy, as she was affectionately known, was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was an animal lover, true crime show fanatic, loved listening to music and dancing, and was known to never leave the house without her make-up and hair done. Her family was her world, and she will always be remembered and cherished for her kind, gentle spirit by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, Julian Jackson, Beaver Falls; daughters, Kayla (Trey) Jackson, Beaver Falls, Brianna (Carl) Jackson, Steubenville, OH, and Christina Jackson, Rochester; sister, Sheila (David) Glitsch, Hookstown; mother-in-law, Mary Jackson; sister-in-law, Rizalita Musser, Felton, DE; uncle and aunts, Charles and Ruth Musser, Midland, Mark and Carol Musser, South Beaver Twp., Edward Musser, Pulaski Twp., Anna Bennett, Rochester, PA, and Marcella Laslovich, Wellsville, OH; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Her loss will also be felt by her animal companions, Kai and Oreo.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Lance and William Musser; uncles, Donald and Frank Musser; aunt, Sylvia LaMantia; father-in-law, Irish “Scooter” Jackson; sister-in-laws, Marquita Musser, Mary “Mae Mae” Yates, Joyce Tatum, Dawn and Nadine Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home.

Friends and family will be received on Monday, December 28, 2020, from 11am-1pm followed by a homegoing service at WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION, 1411 6th Ave, Beaver Falls, PA, 15010. Pastor Michael Bailey Officiating. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks will be required.

Lawrence ( Larry ) Slappy

On December 16, 2020, Lawrence (Larry) Slappy peaceably passed away surrounding by his family.

He was born May 15, 1954, to the late Lee Roy and Thelma Slappy of Midland, PA. He is affectionately known and called Dub by his brothers and sisters and close family members. Larry was a faithful member of The Father’s House church in Rochester, PA.

He graduated from Midland High School in 1973 and attended Ohio University and Richmond University. Larry established himself as one of the Midland’s all-time great multi-sport athletes. Larry helped lead the Midland Leopards to the 1971 and 1973 WPIAL and PIAA State Basketball Championships. As a sophomore starter Larry played a pivotal role when Midland captured the Class B Titles in 1971. He scored 20 points in the WPIAL Championship Game as a 10th grader and was the senior leader and Captain of the 1973 squad. In the WPIAL Football Finals in 1971 and 1972 as a running back, he rushed for 3,099 yards average 8.8 yards per carry, scored 270 points, 41 touchdowns and 12 extra points. Larry became Midland’s all-time leading rusher and had his #13 jersey retired; the only Leopard to be so honored. As a senior, he was the WPIAL Class B Most Valuable Player in football. Professional basketball called Larry to Europe where he played for over a decade. After retiring from the game, Larry stayed abroad and lived in Brussels Belgium recently returning home.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his brothers, Lee Roy, Jr., John, Joe, and Paul Henry, and his sisters, Mattie Thelma, and Shirley Ann. Larry is also survived by his siblings, John Thomas, Eva (Carl) Leak, Becky Bell, Christine Slappy, Carolyn Harris, Roger Slappy, Mary Burton, Donald Slappy, James (Phyllis) Slappy, Paula (Nate) Waldron, Sister n Law Juanita Slappy, his special brother Greg Hill, and a host of nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to VITAS Hospice Care service, especially Clementine, Jamie, Heather, Trish and Tammi.

Visitations will be held on Monday, December 21st 11am to 1pm with blessing service immediate at 1 pm. at the Washington Funeral Home & Cremations 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, Pa15010

Nadine Jackson

On December 5, 2020 Nadine Jackson, 54 of New Castle, Pa passed away unexpectedly at UMPC Jameson Hospital, New Castle PA Nadine was born August 12, 1966 and grew up on Mt. Washington, Beaver Falls, PA.

Nadine LOVED her family and friends. She was known for her kind and giving heart. She was always laughing and smiling. Nadine’s Children were her life; she was a wonderful mother, sister and friend. She will forever be LOVED and missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her Father: Irish “Scooter” Jackson. Sister: Mary “MaeMae” Yates, Dawn Jackson and Joyce Tatum.

She leaves to cherish her memories: Son: Aaron Porter. Daughters: Ericka and Marnae Jackson. Mother: Mary Jackson. Brothers: Juilan, Peter, Wayman Jackson. Sister: Deborah Brown, Vivian Ricks, Iris, and Christine Jackson. Aunts: Edna Christine, Theresa Hamlin, Melva Jackson, Doris Brown, Martha Jones, Kathy Moseley, Tammy Bailey, and Jackie Ishmael. Uncles: Joey Patrick Brown and Bernard “Bucky Brown. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. followed by a Homegoing service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremation. 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA,

Richard Leon Ward Sr.

Richard Leon Ward Sr., 88, of Emery St. New Castle, PA, died December 12, 2020, at Jameson Memorial Hospital in New Castle, PA. He was born September 7, 1932, in New Castle, PA to the late Clarence and Racheal Ward.

Richard worked (over 20 years) at YDC (Youth Development Center) after retirement. His time spent with family and friends was something he relished and enjoyed.

He was preceded in death by his sister Doris Ward of New Castle, PA. Brothers Clarence Ward of Carlise, PA.; and Chester Ward of Pittsburgh, PA.

Richard is survived by his wife, Mattie Ward, whom he married July 10, 1960. His children, Kenneth and Angenette Ward of Beaver Falls, PA, Richard Arthur Ward of New Castle, PA, Carmen Smoot of Farrell, PA, Tamara Johnson of Birmingham, AL, Tammy Poole of Birmingham, AL, Gerri Williams of New Castle, PA. His 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. His brother Paul V. Ward Sr of New Castle, PA, his sisters Meryle and Naomi Ward of New Castle, PA, Clarissa Ward of Youngstown, OH, and a host of nieces and nephews.

A Viewing will be Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Charlotte A. Sheffield Funeral Home 454 Chestnut Street, New Castle, PA. A private burial will be Thursday, December 17, 2020.

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

David Paschall

David Lee Paschall,70 the youngest son of Fred and Ethel Paschall, de-parted this life peacefully on Friday, December 4, 2020. He was born Oc-tober 6, 1950 in Bridgewater, PA, the youngest of five children.

David attended Beaver County Schools and graduated from Beaver High School, where he was a very accomplished and successful scholar. He at-tended Gannon College in Erie, PA, majoring in pharmaceuticals.

He moved to Denver, Colorado, married, and worked as an Assistant In-structor at St. Joseph Hospital for many years, before returning to Beaver County.

David Paschall was a computer genius, who worked for Penn State de-veloping numerous computer programs. He also worked independently on computer systems, assisting people, organizations, and businesses.
He was a supervisor at US Airlines where he worked tirelessly until retir-ing.

David was a lifelong member of St. John AME Church, Bridgewater, PA where he was very active as a youth. In later years he served as the church’s Exhorter, assisting in bible study and with numerous church pro-grams. He developed and operated the church’s audio visual program.
Almost one thousand people enjoyed his internet inspiration with his Fa-cebook group, Pray Until Something Happens (PUSH), Beaver County.

Dave was a gentle, loving giant, loved by all. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and his sister, Dolores. He leaves to mourn his blessed memory his wife, Buena Dudley Paschall, his brother, Fred “Sonny” Paschall (Sandy); his sister, Constance Mabin; his youngest sis-ter, Barbara Jackson, and a host of many loving nieces and nephews.

His Promise
God has not promised skies always blue,
Flower-strewn pathways all our lives through;
Sun without rain, joy without sorrow, peace without pain.
But God has promised strength for the day
Rest for the labor, light for the way, Grace for the trials, help from above,
Unfailing sympathy, undying love…

Service entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Marquita Coleman-Cleckley

Marquita Coleman – Cleckley, 36, of Beaver Falls, PA went home to be with the Lord on November 27, 2020.

Her bright spirit and wonderful smile will truly be missed. She is known for her outgoing personality, charisma, and ability to connect with people. She was born and raised in Beaver Falls, PA and was committed to her work in cosmetology.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Charles Kimbrough, Joe Coleman Sr., and Louise Smith.

She leaves behind her husband, Martin “Scat” Cleckley Sr., her parents, Debra (Barry) Coleman, Silvester “Pinky” (Gwen) Smith; her grandmother, Ozella Coleman (Joe Sr.); her siblings, Tonya Williams, Ira Coleman, Kemma (Raymond) Coleman, Omar Coleman, Ian (Marie) Coleman, Kenya (Ian) Johns, Kendra (Yovani) Coleman, Jessica (Brandon) Harris; her aunts Francine Adams and Tameika Adams; her uncle Lonnie Smith; her nieces and nephews Shaquaya, Kajah, Dajah, Tajah, Tonjai, Kylee, Najhier, Shareef, Jayla, Jahmadrej, Anautica, Daonte, Damani, Dahlasja, Milan, Makena and Jeremiah, Azuriah, and Brandon Jr.; her cousins, Jalani, Laquita and De’Jean. She also leaves behind a host of close friends and family that she will truly be missed by.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2020 and 11:00 a.m. Wednesday December 2, 2020, followed by a Homegoing celebration (Family Only) at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.
Everyone MUST wear a MASK.

Dorothy King

Dorothy King, 81, passed away November 15, 2020, in Heritage Valley Beaver, surrounded by her daughters and grandchildren.

Dorothy was born in Faunsdale, Alabama, on June 18, 1939, to the late Jim King and Jessie Lee King.

Dorothy settled in Aliquippa, Pa. when she was 20 years of age and has lived there ever since. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was a member of New Holy Temple Church of God, Aliquippa, Pa. where she was affectionally known as “Mother”. Dorothy worked for many years in the Prayer Center Soup Kitchen. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking / baking, knitting, listening to Gospel Music and watching the Sanford and Son tv show. Nothing meant more to her than family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; sons, Benjamin Lee King and Jimmy Lee King; sisters, Sylvia King-Ellis and Janie Lee King-Cobb and a brother, James Prince King.

She is survived by her devoted and loving daughters, Brenda Hannon, Gervais Hannon and Peggy (Jerome Motton) King; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; special friends, Elvira Lawson and Willie Kate Sheppard and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2020, and 11 a.m. until noon on Monday, November 23, 2020, followed by a Homegoing celebration at New Holy Temple Church of God, 228-250 4th Avenue, Aliquippa, PA. Pastor Emmanuel Moreland., officiating.

Services entrusted to WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATIONS, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA. 15010, Regina Washington Supervisor.

Dorothy Bowen

Dorothy “Perle” Bowen, age 98, passed away peacefully at her home on November 14, 2020 surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Perle was born on April 11, 1922 to John William Deshner and Myrtle (Davis) Deshner in Cranberry, Pa. and was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Everett Bowen, her son-in-law Robert Redmond and her four brothers and two sisters.

Perle grew up on a farm and after marrying her husband on May 29, 1946 and moving to Beaver County, she continued to maintain a garden and orchard to provide the best, freshest fruits and vegetables for her family. She enjoyed crocheting afghans and doilies or making quilts and all types of crafts. She was patient and loving and took care of everyone without asking for anything in return. Perle loved the holidays and always made sure that every detail was covered and that there were pickles on the table. She loved buttermilk with pepper, peanut butter and onion sandwiches, root beer floats and all kinds of candy.

In all of her 98 years, Perle never dyed her hair or wore eye-makeup or mascara – she never needed to. She had beautiful thick red hair and blue eyes that always shined bright with love.
Perle is survived by her two daughters, Linda (Bob) Young of Apex, NC and Kathy Redmond of Baden, grandchildren, John (Jen) Young, Lisa (Rob) Blatt, Mike Young, and Robert ( Melissa) Redmond Jr. 6 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Perle will be missed my her faithful companion FeFe.

She will be laid to rest in Beaver Cemetery. No public service will be held.

Service entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. Regina Washington Supervisor.

James Edward Wallace Jr.

James Edward Wallace Jr. affectionally known as Jimmy by his family and friends, was born to James E. Wallace Sr. and June Wallace on March 11, 1960 in Beaver Falls, PA. A native from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

James was a big Pittsburgh Steelers Fan. He enjoy basketball, exercise and thinking outside the paradigm to create original ideas that get results.

James was a graduate of Big Beaver Falls Senior High School. He later continued his education and is an alum of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

For over 25 years, James E. Wallace, Jr. was a successful producer, agent and talent manager. His extensive body of work included casting and producing national branded content campaigns for his client, One X Studios (Urban One) with Walmart, DirecTV, AT&T, McDonalds, the U.S. Census Bureau, Toyota and CarMax. His projects have won multiple ADDY and Telly Awards. James had worked extensively over the past year and was set to announce his partnership and the launch of two new major music companies, LDM Publishing in partnership with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and J-Wall Records.

Other production campaigns included PepsiCo (Cognizant) and Hyundai Motor Company, the latter for whom he has produced multiple live events such as the annual Taste of Soul Family Festival (attended by over 300,000 people as one of the largest street festivals in L.A.), and Official After Party for the annual NAACP Image Awards.

James produced several Public Service Announcements and had overseen marketing and distribution for such critically acclaimed documentaries such as the Emmy nominated film “Freeway Crack in the System.” James had cast and booked his clients for a wide range of projects, performances and events – clients who include Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett, Cedric the Entertainer, Doug E. Fresh, Johnny Gill, Teddy Riley, Chaka Khan and Snoop Dogg. James was the CEO and Founder of World Bookings.

James leaves to cherish his memory, his parents, James E. Wallace Sr. and June Wallace; four loving children, Justin C. Wallace-Bender, Jada A. Jenkins-Wallace, Dominique J. Walulik and June Wallace; a soon to be granddaughter, Princess Lena; two brothers, Robert Taylor (Vanessa) and Jason T. Wallace (Dorothy); one sister, Joy Clinkscale; four aunts, Lois Pitts, Freida Crawford, Donna McCann and Connie McCann; one uncle, Donald McCann; eight nieces and nephews, Kaisee Jacobs, Nicolette Taylor, Michelle Harvey, Leejae Taylor, Eian Clinkscale, Jason Wallace, Jr., James Wallace and Donald Wallace; and a host of other family and close friends.

Celebrating His Life and Legacy on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and a viewing on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 11:00 am followed by a 12:00 pm service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA. Pastor Eugene Taylor officiating.

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