Month: August 2022

David Michael Fisher

David Michael Fisher, 36, of Beaver Falls, passed away peacefully August 22, 2022, at UPMC Shadyside after valiantly fighting cancer. David was born October 7, 1985, in St. Petersburg, Florida. David is the son of Denise Fisher and the late, Gary Fisher Sr.

David was the proud owner of David’s Auto All, where he dedicated himself working, tirelessly to fix your car, find you a car, socialize with customers and help those who just needed help. David’s greatest joys were spending time with his “Momma”, family and friends, eating, camping, traveling, repairing and driving cars, and boating. He had a passion for making people feel special, sharing his humor and love for life.

David is now reunited with his father, and his beloved Grandmothers: Dolores Gall and Betty Fisher. Grandfathers: Edward Gall and Howard Fisher.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his husband: Timothy Cermak. Mother-in law: Lee Ann Cermak and Father-in law, Dave Mcquay. Sisters: Juliana de Coligny and Stacey Fisher. Brothers: Gary Jr. and Thomas (Tommy Fisher: Five sisters-in-law, a brother in-law, nine nieces, nine nephews, two great nephews, a great niece, four aunts, four uncles, many cousins, and a Goddaughter.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the funeral home.

A gathering of friends and family will meet on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 2-4 PM followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 4PM at WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls.

James Edward Wallace Sr.

James Edward Wallace Sr, 95 of Beaver Falls, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at the Life Beaver Nursing Home in Aliquippa, PA; James was the son of the late Vernon Wallace and Dorothy Calhoun, he was born in New Brighton, PA; and was also raised by the late Howard “Howdy” E. Mason, graduating from New Brighton in 1944.

James attended the Brooklyn Conservatory for music and enjoyed listening to jazz; he was drafted into the United States Army and served in the WWII and the Korean Conflict. James moved to Beaver Falls and was employed by the City of Beaver Falls where he retired some years ago; he was also a part-time security guard. Mr. Jimmy as he was affectionately known by many was very active as one of the leaders of the Beaver Falls “Scott-etts” drill team who were associated with the Brighton Pioneer Lodge 219 IBPOE in the late 1960-1970’s that traveled for competition.

James was preceded in death by his parents along with his son James E. Wallace, Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife June (Veney) Wallace, 2 sons Robert (Vanessa) Taylor, Beaver Falls, Jason (Dorothy) Wallace, New Jersey, and a daughter Joy A. Clinkscale, Missouri. He also leaves his brother Donald McCann, New Brighton, and two sisters Donna and Connie McCann, from Ohio. Twelve grandchildren, Kaisee Jacobs, Nicolette Taylor, Michelle (Boisy) Harvey, Eian (Aurella) Clinkscale, Justin (Mary Rita) Bender Wallace, Jada Jenkins Wallace, LeeJay (Amanda) Taylor, Jason Jr., James and Donald Wallace, Dominique Walulik, and June Wallace; 15 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren; along with other family and friends.

Viewing will be on Wednesday, August 24th from 5-8 pm and the funeral will be on Thursday, August 25th, at 11:00 am both at the Washington Funeral Home, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls with Rev. Dwight Banks, Tabernacle Baptist Church officiating the service.

Richard Lewis Singleton

Richard Lewis Singleton, 65, was called by GOD on August 3, 2022, while he slept peacefully in his residence in Long Beach, CA. He was born on March 27, 1957, to Freddie Marie Gaston

Singleton and the late Richard Singleton of Beaver Falls, PA. Richard went to Beaver Falls High School and worked at Providence Hospital, and Mayer China, before moving to Oakland, CA to work with his father's Janitorial Service. Eventually, he relocated to Long Beach, CA, where he stayed with his sister Janette. Richard loved coming home to Beaver Falls and spending time with his family and friends. Among many enjoyments, he was also a Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his son Louis Richard Singleton. Brothers: Maurice J. Singleton and Gregory L Singleton. Sister: Tonette”Toni” Singleton-Thompson. Aunt: Idella L. Harris.

Missing and cherishing him, Son: Richard Louis Singleton Jr. Daughter: Shianna Singleton. Mother: Freddie M. Singleton. Sister: Janette (Ted) Childs. Grandchildren: Quan Singleton, Qua Singleton, Richard “Trey” Singleton, Tyler Singleton, Ric Kyla Sky Singleton, Jaasiel “Dink” Singleton. Nephews: Maurice Singleton and Terrance Thompson. Nieces: Tamera (Phillip) Franks and Kiara Singleton. Great Nieces: Ka’Mariah, Ky’Leiona and Kai’Reece Singleton. Aunts: Exia Duke, Mary Ann (Bill) Higgins, and Trenece Singleton, Uncles: Abner Gaston, Andrew Singleton, and William Higgins. Special Cousin: Joni Harris. Devoted friends from Beaver Falls: Michael “Stixs” Davis, Larry Nesmith, Leon Pregrew, Eddie Walker, Larry Allen, and Sonny Childs. Devoted friends from Long Beach, CA. who knew Richard as “Pittsburgh or Bird”: Robert Kirkwood, Harry Kirkwood, Robert (Gail) Manuell, Pat Lowery, Craig, Charles Simons, Flores’s Family, and the neighbors across the street.

The family wishes to thank Greater Open Door; Pastor Garon and Co-pastor Betty Jean Harden, and their Church Family. Full Life Deliverances Ministries; Bishop Peter and Pastor Myrina Hallenbeck. Pastor Norval and Mary Lyles and their Church Family. The Singleton family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation for the love and support to everyone who reached out during this time.

Visitation is scheduled at Washington Funeral Home for Monday, August 22, 2022, from 5pm – 7pm and a Home Going Service on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 11am. Arrangements are entrusted to WASHINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 1411 6th Avenue Beaver Falls, PA. Regina Washington, Funeral Director.

Benjamin “Bennie” Hedge

Benjamin (Bennie) Lee Hedge, 47 passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 7, 2022. He was born May 6, 1975 in New Brighton, PA to Dianne
Goosby Steals.

Bennie was a barber and worked as a general contractor for many years.  He was artistic, creative, loved reading and writing. He loved spending time
with his family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing and was an animal lover. Bennie had the heart of a lion and was a fierce protector of his family. His presence in all our lives is irreplaceable. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Bennie is preceded in death by Kyle Goosby and Onri Goosby. Uncle: Wayne Goosby.

Bennie leaves to cherish his memories sons: Amen D Cotrill, Benjamin L Cotrill, and Jovon G Russell. Grandchildren: Amen R and Amiriauna  Cottrill.
Mother: Dianne (Roman) Steals. Sisters: Robin West (Charles) Harris , Tammy (Obinna) Dean and Holly (Corray) Irving. Uncle: Gray Goosby. Aunt: Judy
Goosby. Others Family Members: Jamie Creach, Anthony Creach, Robert Kirkland, Victoria Kirkland and Zachariah Coleman. 10 nieces and nephews, 7 great nieces and nephews, close cousins Lamont, Nyasanu.

In Lieu of Flowers all donations can be made to Washington Funeral Home

Services will be held on Friday, August 12 th from 5pm to 7pm followed by a homegoing service on Saturday, August 13 th at 11am at Washington Funeral Home & Cremation 1411 6th  Avenue Beaver Falls PA 15010.

Elizabeth Bowan

Elizabeth Bowan. Affectionately known as “Betty” by her family and friends, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her children on Friday, July 15, 2022. She was born June 29, 1928, to the late Frank Jarrup and Jane Maqura Jarrup.

Betty worked for Bell Telephone Company for many years as a telephone operator. She especially enjoyed gardening, planting different vegetables and
flowers, and watching them grow. Betty loved baking, especially for her family. Among many other things, she appreciated history and was fond of watching The History Chanel. However, what brought her the most joy was her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren; just spending time with them – meant the world to her. Betty had a dog named Lilly, who she loved dearly. Lilly was just like one of the children. Betty was also an avid sports fan and a huge Steelers fan. Betty will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She loved the Lord and was a member of Saint Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Ambridge, PA.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Jack Bowan. Son: Ken Bowan and Brother: William Jarrup.

Betty is survived by her son: Jack Bowan. Daughters: Trish (Jeff) Campbell and Laurette (Joe) Morski. Brother: Tom (Joan) Jarrup. Grandchildren: Wesley (Brittany) Morski, Mathew Morski, and Logan Campbell. Great-Grandchildren: Roman and Maeve Morski. Step Granddaughter: Ashley Campbell. Step Great-Granddaughter: Hadley Moses, as well as a host of other relatives and friends. Betty had an exceptional friend/neighbor, Lori, who helped care for her during a challenging time. Additional thanks to Three Oaks Hospice staff: JoAnn, Rose,
Rachel, Kelly, and Andrew.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2022, 11AM at Saint Peter Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery Ridge Road Extension (Route 989), Ambridge Heights, Ambridge, PA. Services are entrusted to Washington Funeral Home 1411
6th Ave Beaver Falls, PA Regina Washington, Supervisor.

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