George A. Lininger, 62, of Hostetter, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. Born August 14, 1949 in Mt. Pleasant, George was a son of the late Raymond and Frances (Baney) Lininger. George was a member of St. Vincent Basilica, and was a self-employed contractor with Lininger Brothers Construction. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. George was a member of the American Legion Post #982 and the Hostetter Slovak Club. He was also president of the Vasco Bowling League, and a member of the Vasco Golf League. Besides his parents, George was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Ray Palchik, and a brother, Robert Lininger. He is survived by his fianc, Susan D. Puskar; a son, George R. Georgie Lininger at home; step-son, Brian Puskar and wife, Carrie of Lafayette, Indiana; step-daughter, Tabitha Puskar and husband, Jim of Monticello, Indiana; two sisters, Margaret Drowser of North Braddock, and Joan Adams of Loyalhanna, four brothers, Raymond Lininger and wife, Roxanne of Latrobe, Joseph Lininger and wife, Joyce of Derry, Edgar Lininger and wife, Susan of Latrobe, and Jack Lininger and wife, Rosemary of Latrobe. George was known as Pappy to his grandchildren, Devin, Brendan, Tommy, Declan, and Cassidy; He was also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received Thursday, 7-9 PM and Friday, 3-5 and 7-9 PM in the JOHN J. LOPATICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 601 Weldon Street, Latrobe. Military services will be held Saturday, 10:45 AM in the funeral home with the American Legion Post #515, and the V.F.W. Post #3414. Members of the Marine Corps League, Rolling Rock Detachment, will hold services at 8:45 PM Friday in the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated Saturday, 11:30 AM in St. Vincent Basilica. Interment to follow in St. Vincent Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contribution to the CdLS Foundation: Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation, 302 West Main Street, #100, Avon, Connecticut 06001, OR www.cdlsusa.org/
Brother Benedict Janecko, O.S.B.
Brother Benedict F. Janecko, O.S.B., 83, a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey for more than 60 years, died Friday, May 20, 2022 after a brief