Month: February 2020

Margaret Easton

Margaret Easton, 87 departed this earthly life Thursday, February 13, 2020 peacefully at home. She was born May 9, 1932 in Olgethorpe, Georgia to the late Asberry and Cora Smith.

Margaret was joined in holy matrimony to James Easton for 42 years. To this union seven children were born.
She worked for Crucible Steel and retired from The Beaver County Day Care Center as a Teachers Aid and Senior Cook. She was educated from Stanley High School, Americus, GA; furthering her education at Geneva College and a certification from Pitt University in Child Development and Nutrition Food Service.

She was President of The Seven Churches, United Church Service Committee and former member of the Women’s Civic Club. The Tri Stone Baptist Church Floral Ministry Honored her as “Servant of God” for her commitment and dedication on behalf of the United Church Kitchen Committee. Margaret also received a Certification of Appreciation from the Boys and Girls Club, American Heart Association, Deputy Sheriff’s Association, Easter Seals, and received the Pennsylvania Veterans Supporter of the Year.

Margaret was a faithful member of the Church of the Living God in Midland, PA. Her loyalty to her family, church, community and friends will long be a living memorial. She enjoyed telling a good joke, laughing, and dancing – she touched the lives of so many, and we are grateful to God for the privilege of having her.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband James Easton. Son: Jerry Easton and granddaughter Sharece Easton.

She is survived by two daughters and Sylvia Jones and Saundre Easton-Fletcher (Keith Fletcher), four sons: Jerome, James, Andrew (Joyce Easton) and Andre, fourteen grandchildren: Brandon, James III (Tia Easton), Anthony, Andre Jr., TaShera, Cindy, Andrew Jr., Marcus, Marquita (Kwame Goldman) Vickie, Theresa, Jackie, Randy Jr., Robert, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends will be received Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am followed by a Homegoing service at the Holiness Church of Christ 6349 Tuscarawas Rd.,Industry, PA. Services entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA. Supervisor ReginaWashington.

Robert D. Jones

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Robert D. Jones broke his earthly bonds and ascended into the Heavens surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Trenton, NC on February 3, to the late Moses and Mary Taft Jones Sr.

Robert worked in the Tin Mill at J & L Steel for many years until he retired. Robert was baptized at an early age while attending Bethel Baptist Church, Aliquippa, PA. He enjoyed watching sports, as well as traveling and home remodeling. He married the former Mary Jeter and to this union he had his daughter Rondell who he cherished.

In addition to his parents Robert is preceded in death by his brother Moses Jones Jr.

Surviving to cherish his memories; Daughter, Rondell Jones, Beaver Falls, PA. Sisters: Annie Granderson Glenn and Janice Gipson, Aliquippa, PA. Brothers: Edward (Ada) Jones, Rochester, PA and David (Lorraine) Jones Aliquippa, PA. Uncle James (Pearl) Taft, Jacksonville NC. Aunt Martha Slade, New Rochelle, NY and Host of Nieces, Nephews, other Relatives and Friends.

Friends will be received on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm followed by a Homegoing service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

George Tapp Jr.

George Tapp Jr. of Beaver Falls, P.A. passed away peacefully February 3, 2020 at Heritage Valley Beaver surrounded by family. George was born January 6, 1949 to the late Margaret and George Tapp Sr.

He is followed in death by his siblings Barbara Caracter, Patty Jo Tapp and Kevin Tapp.

He leaves to mourn his wife of 10 years Denise Tapp. His surviving siblings Martha Johnson, William Lowe and Gregory Tymous. Eight children Chad Young, RaShane Weaver, Kenyata (David) Banks, Darnese Raines, Kitsha Harris, Asia Tapp, Caleb Jackson, a special son Darrald Love and a Great-great niece Raja Tucker. He also leaves twenty-four grandchildren, a host of great-and children, nieces, nephews and friends that loved him.

Friends and family will be received at Second Baptist Church 2322 10th Avenue Beaver Falls. The viewing will be held Friday, February7th-5pm to 8pm. Reflections will be at 6pm during the viewing for anyone willing to share. The homegoing service will be Saturday, February 8th at 11am with the repass to follow. Serviced entrusted to Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.

Sandra G. Alford

Sandra G. Alford, age 74, was born September 21, 1945 in Beckley, West Virginia to Richard D and Lillian (Hobson) Snowden. She came to Beaver Falls at the age of five along with her parents and younger sister. Sandra accepted Christ as her personal savior at an early age under the tutelage of the late Elder Clinton L. Pitts, at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ, 2420 9th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA. She will always be remembered as a committed and exemplary saint of God.

In her early years, Sandra worked as a scrub nurse in the operating room at Providence Hospital. She served in various lead positions at her local place of worship and was a devout member of the church’s Jr. Choir. In 1969 Sandra was united in Holy Matrimony to the late David T. Alford. Later in life, Sandra became a faithful member of Holy Spirit Fellowship Church in New Brighton, PA, where Pastor Joseph Vreen presides. There is where she remained faithful unto death. Sandra will be long remembered as a woman who loved the Lord and His people. She was a genuine worshipper and praised God until the end of her days.

On Monday, January 27, Sandra received her eternal reward as the angels transitioned her from this life into the eternal presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. One of Sandra’s favorite scriptures was Psalm 17:15 which says, “As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness.”

Sandra was preceded in death by her husband David Alford, who was the proprietor of the David Alford Funeral Home in Beaver Falls, PA, and her father, Richard David Snowden. She leaves to cherish many fond memories to her son, David (Marcy) Alford, two grandchildren Mason & Rohmen Alford, a mother, Lillian (Richard) Snowden (nee Hobson) and six siblings, Victoria Ann Snowden, of Beaver Falls, PA, Michael Snowden, Beaver Falls, PA Carla Snowden, Pittsburgh, PA Antoinette (Tyrone) Williams, Ypsilanti, Mi, Anthony D. (Vasone) Snowden, Beaver Falls, PA Jennifer Snowden, Beaver Falls, PA. and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Viewing will be held for family and friends on Monday, February 3, 2020, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ, 2420 9th Avenue Beaver Falls, PA 15010. A homegoing service will be held Tuesday, February 4, at 11 a.m. Eulogy will be conducted by Elder John Young Jr. Services are being handled by WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATIONS, 1411 Sixth Ave., Beaver Falls, PA 15010,

Jeffrey V. Alford

Jeffrey V. Alford of Beaver Falls passed away on January 22, 2020 peacefully at his home surrounded by family. Jeff was born on May 23, 1956 to the late William and Virginia Alford. Jeff was a veteran of the United States Army – Retired from the Medical Center Beaver and spent the last several years working at the Beaver Falls Humane Society Thrift Store.

Jeff is preceded in death by his parents William and Virginia Alford, a sister Joyce Pope, and two nieces Tonya and Brandy Alford. He leaves to mourn one brother Clifford (Janice) Alford and a host of aunts, one uncle, nieces, nephews, cousins and a devoted friend Terry Rea.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tarabay and her staff at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Concordia Visiting Nurses and Good Samaritan Hospice for all of the love and care they provided for Jeff as well as his family, in addition Michael’s Tavern of Beaver Falls, for making the atmosphere a Jeopardy bar where Jeff could come and answer all of the questions. He was a kind and caring man, and he will be greatly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. Jeff was a true Pittsburgh Steeler’s fan and always wore Steeler’s gear. If he could of, he would of literally bled black and gold!

The family would like for those attending Jeff’s home going services to show him some love one final time – by wearing black and gold; wear your Steeler’s gear!

Friends will be received on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00 am until 1:00 pm followed by a homegoing service at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations located at 1411 6th Ave Beaver Falls, PA 15010.

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