Debra Sue Miller Cooper, Slippery Rock, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at home. She was 58.

Ora “Alice” Montgomery, a lifelong resident of Grove City, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 1, 2016, in Butler Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. She was 75.

Paul H. Baer Jr., Worth Township, (near Jackson Center), died at 3:44 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at home. He was 69.

Elizabeth May Bollinger Brumbaugh of Greer, S.C., formerly of Grove City, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Manning Place, an assisted living community where she resided since June. She was 91.

Ronald LeRoy McFarland of Grove City passed away at VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, following a short illness. He was 85.

Helen A. Christie, formerly of Kimberly Drive, Grove City, died at 7:32 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 in Orchard Manor, Grove City, after an extended illness. She was 90.

Louis J. Kocher of Grove City died Tuesday afternoon Jan. 19, 2016, at home. He was 89.

Oliver Eugene “Gene” Martin, a longtime resident for 32 years of North Liberty Road, Grove City, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, after an extended illness. He was 90.

Helen K. Wall, of Grove City, died at 4:01 a.m. Sunday (1-3-16) in Grove City Medical Center. Formerly of Franklin Place and Cranberry Road in Grove City, she was a resident of Orchard Manor, Grove City. She was 95.

Larry Dean Gills of Grove City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, in the Veterans Administration hospital in Pittsburgh after a heart attack. He was 66.

The Rev. Lester Page Thornton of Grove City went home to be with the Lord at 5:32 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Trinity Living Center, Grove City. He was 92.

A funeral service will be held Thursday for Nancy D. Spencer, formerly of Madison Avenue, Grove City. She passed away at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, in Trinity Living Center, Grove City, after a lengthy illness. She was 81.

Ray Mathews of Marion Township, Harrisville, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 20, 2015, after a 2-year illness. He was 86.

Dolores Mae Williamson Hovis, of Lancaster, Pa., formerly of Grove City, died at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 10, 2015, in Willow Valley Retirement Community, Lancaster. She was 95.

  • Grove City native was homemaker, active in church

Dolores Mae Williamson Hovis, of Lancaster, Pa., formerly of Grove City, died at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 10, 2015, in Willow Valley Retirement Community, Lancaster. She was 95.

  • 60-year, church choir singer was file clerk at Bashlin

60-year, church choir singer was file clerk at Bashlin

  • Longtime Tower Church member known for kindness

Mary Alberta “Bertie” Keener, a long-time resident of Grove City, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 in her residence at Home 2 Me in Slippery Rock. She was 96.

  • 'Exeptional' grad was 'Sunshine Gang' member

Maria Lynn Perry, of Grove City, passed away surrounded by her family at 11:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Grove City Medical Center following a three-year illness. She was 48.

  • State prison guard served in Army National Guard

Tanner J. Edwards of Worth Township (Jackson Center) died Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. He was 25.

  • Holy Trinity member was VP of trucking company

Marion Louis Martin of Mercer, formerly of Grove City, passed away at Countryside Nursing Home, Lamor Road, Mercer, at 10:23 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, following an extended illness. He was 84.

  • Vet born in Jackson Center was Mercer grad

Clifford Pierce Lytle of Warren, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, at home. He was 101.

  • WWII vet had owned Eugene's Beer Distributor

Eugene L. Coppolella, a lifelong resident of Grove City, died at 10:43 a.m. Saturday (12-5-15) in Grove Manor Nursing Home, Grove City, after an extended illness. He was 93.

  • Grove City woman operated beauty salon

Catherine F. “Kay” Williamson of Grove City passed away at 9:40 a.m. Friday (11-27-15) at Orchard Manor in Grove City. She was 94.

  • 36-year business ed teacher was lifelong GC resident

Joan Rose Foster, a lifelong resident of Grove City, passed away in Grove Manor Nursing Home, Grove City, at 1:37 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, following a brief illness. She was 84.

  • SL woman was Victory grad, worked at Iron City Sash

Patricia G. “Pat” Westlake, Sandy Lake, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at 2:05 a.m. Sunday (11-29-15) in UPMC Horizon, Greenville, unexpectedly of natural causes. She was 75.

  • Veteran owned Grove City excavating business

David Ralph Braine, 431 Sand Hill Road, Pequea, Pa., died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Nov. 24, 2015, following a period of declining health. He was 97.

  • Centenarian from GC was Protestant

Mary F. Bryan of Grove City, formerly of Eau Claire, passed away at 3 a.m. Monday morning, Nov. 23, 2015 in Trinity Living Center, Grove City, where she lived for a number of years. She was 100.

  • Grove City woman worked at Howe, Kwik Fill, as shuttle driver

Sally Anne Dunkerley, a lifelong resident of Grove City, passed away in UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh, on Monday afternoon, Nov. 16, 2015, following a two-month illness. She was 51.

  • Homemaker was nurses group manager, hospital secretary

Betty Lou Elliott Hedegore, a longtime resident of Grove City, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in UPMC Seneca, after an extended illness. She was 87.

  • Mercer United Methodist member was golfer, bowler

A funeral service will be held Thursday for Edward “Ed” Bridges of Findley Township (Mercer), formerly of Grove City. He passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 14, 2015, in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. He was 83.

  • Grove City grad was fire chief, owned businesses in Clintonville

DeWayne E. Moore of New Bern, N.C., formerly of Clintonville, Venango County, passed away on Tuesday evening, Nov. 10, 2015, in Caroline East Medical Center, New Bern. He was 79.

  • Music teacher formerly belonged to East Main Presby

Alice J. Barron of Waverly, formerly of Grove City, died at 6:24 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Traditions at Bristol Village in Waverly. She was 94.