Category: Death Notices

OBIT: Alvera A. Myers (Kittanning)

Alvera A. Myers, 81, of Kittanning, died on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at ACMH Hospital.

She was born on August 12, 1934 at Export, PA.  She was retired from Rivercliff Terrace personal care facility in Kittanning.

She was a member of the Kittanning Eagles. She loved cooking and baking, and her dog “Tweety.” Most importantly, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Alvera is survived by her children: Debbie Taleff of Kittanning, Thomas (Vicki) Myers of Leechburg, and Morris (Jane) Myers of Saltsburg; grandchildren: Nichole (Dave) Branan and great-grandchild Abigail from Monroeville, Robert Myers of Kittanning, Martha (Chad) Morrissey of Saltsburg, Cindy (Ryan) Kozert and great-grandchild Logan of New Florence, Staci (Dean) Moyer and great-grandchildren Jeffrey and Kaitlyn of Vandergrift, Theresa (Michael) Moeslein and great-grandchildren Michael, Trystan, Logan, and Riley of Cranberry; and brother: Frederick Panzer of Export.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Morris Myers.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11AM with the Reverend Scott Jones officiating.

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OBIT: Robert P. Sweet Jr. (Burrell Township)

Robert Paul Sweet, Jr., 46, of Burrell Township, Ford City, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014 as a result of a vehicle accident.

He was born in Kittanning on December 22, 1967, a son of Robert Paul Sweet, Sr. and Doris Elaine Cook Sweet. He was a lifelong resident of Burrell Township.

He worked in various jobs throughout his life and was a dairy farmer in the 1990′s. He enjoyed woodworking, farming, gardening, partying with his friends and family, butchering, and running his John Deere tractor.

He was a former member of Christ, Prince of Peace in Ford City.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his fiance: Tina Smeltzer; two daughters: McKenzie Sweet and Millee Sweet; a brother: Don (Christy) Sweet of Kittanning; a sister: Kathy Merryman and fiance Mike Kreutzer of Rural Valley; nieces: Bailey Shaffer and Britney and Kyle Emigh; nephews: Logan Shaffer and great-niece Kenadee; and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents: Paul and Edith Doumont Sweet; maternal grandparents: Blair and Evelyn Keeler Cook; infant sister: Christine Sweet.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Mantini Funeral Home in Ford City, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 1PM with Father Bryan Summers celebrant. Interment will be in the Brick Church Cemetery.

The family requests that donations be made to them to be used according to their wishes.