B2 BUTLER EAGLE - Sunday, September 18, 2011
Musser Maclay Joan E. Cooper Teresa M. Ruggerio Gregory S. Lyon Eugene ‘Pat’ Royer
Moore Jr. Joan E. Cooper, formerly Teresa M. Ruggerio, 72, Gregory S. Lyon, 59, of Eugene Patrick “Pat” ty.
Musser Maclay Moore Jr. of Butler, passed away of Harmony passed away Butler passed away unex- Royer, 84, an Akron, Ohio, The final career move
passed away Wednesday, peacefully Sept. 1, 2011, at Thursday at St. Johns Spe- pectedly at 1:45 a.m. native and longtime Akron- came in the early 1980s
Sept. 7, at his home in Consulate Health Care in cialty Care Center in Mars. Wednesday. area resi- when Pat, Mary and
Madison, Wis., at the age Winter Haven, Fla. She Born Nov. 30, 1939, in He was dent, died youngest child, Denis,
of 92. was 89. Pittsburgh, she was the born May Wednes- moved to Palatine, Ill.
She was employed by daughter of Angeline 22, 1952, day in After retiring from Wick-
A Ridgewood, N.J., resi-
the Butler Eagle for more Marasco. She was of the in Cincin- Valencia, es in Palatine, Pat and
than 25 years and was a Protestant faith. nati, Ohio, just days Mary decided to return to
lifelong member of Eastern Teresa had been the to Jack W. before the Akron area to be clos-
1996, manager of the Cranberry
“Muss” Star. Lyon Sr. what er to family and friends.
She is survived by two Elks, where she was very of Cincin- would After several years, they
was born active in sending Christ-
in Ridley children, Carol Cunning- nati and have been relocated to Valencia,
ham Davis and John Cun- mas presents to the armed his 85th where they could better
Park, Pa., the late Royer
ningham, both of Winter forces. birthday. receive the level of care
amid the She was a proud grand- Elizabeth
Haven, Fla.; three grand- Lyon Pat was born in Akron they needed.
flu pan- mother of Cory, who was Louise
demic of children, Tracy Herington Lyon. on Sept. 20, 1926, the mid- Pat’s life was marked by
and Tami Feltrop, both of drafted by the New York dle child of five born to his abiding commitment to
1918. The Mets in 2011. He served proudly in the
son of Blue Springs, Mo., and U.S. Navy, and at the time Edward and Bernice faith, family and fidelity.
David Cunningham of She was preceded in McGrevey Royer. He
Musser M. Moore Jr. of his death, he worked at His gentle, unflappable
Clarkston, Mich.; five great- death by one brother.
Moore National Real Estate Infor- attended St. Vincent Ele- nature and razor-sharp wit
She is survived by two
and Ella grandchildren; a niece, mation Services in Pitts- mentary School and St. belied strength of resolve
daughters, Keiran (Mark)
Vera Allison, he grew up Pamela Johnson of burgh as a software engi- Vincent High School, that could be expressed in
Mazzoni of Evans City and
in nearby Narberth, Pa. Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; two neer. where he met Mary few, if any, words. Merely
Mickey Giles of Cranberry
Immediately after his nephews, Rob Johnson of Township; one son, Nor- McCormick. The two didn’t by clearing his throat, he
He was married to his
birth, Muss spent the first Pass Christian, Miss., and man (Cindy) Giles of Har- date until senior year but, would stop an unruly child
wife, Gigi, March 6, 1976;
days of his life with his Douglas Johnson of Evans mony; six grandchildren, as World War II gripped in his tracks. He could lie
and this marriage was
mother in an outdoor tent City; and numerous nieces Michael (Alyssa) Fox, Cory the nation, Pat and Mary flat on his back in the mid-
and nephews. blessed with four children,
ward temporarily erected Mazzoni, Norman Giles, attended the senior prom dle of the living room for a
six counting the two who together, dancing to the quick Sunday afternoon
to keep newborns apart Please sign the guest book at Christie Giles, Brittnei joined the family voluntar-
from flu patients in the www.butlereagle.com.
Force and Brian Force; music of Jimmy Dorsey, nap as children raced
ily; and five grandchildren, Glenn Miller and Frank around the house, leaping
hospital. five great-grandchildren, to whom he was known as
A graduate of Drexel Lila, Levi, Caden, Chace Sinatra. over him.
Joan Arblaster and Cruize; and five sis-
“Papa.” After graduation, Pat As the family headed out
University in Philadelphia, In life, Greg loved to
Muss pursued a career in Joan Kathryn Arblaster, ters, Mary, Sylvia, Myrtle, joined the U.S. Navy, on its annual summer
wife of Henry Arblaster, of Joanne and Linda. spend much time outdoors where he was trained as a vacation, he would patient-
aeronautical engineering working on his house and
and manufacturing. Slippery Rock passed away RUGGERIO — The place, time and radio and signal techni- ly turn the car around and
at 4:30 a.m. Saturday at her date of a memorial service for yard, especially with his cian, using his skills to return home when Mary
His career began in
residence. Teresa M. Ruggerio, who died boys. He also enjoyed communicate with other announced she had forgot-
Hartford, Conn., where he Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, will be reading and NASCAR and
met and married Jean ARBLASTER — Friends of Joan announced later. ships in the Pacific The- ten her sunglasses. And he
Murray Beighley of Kathryn Arblaster, who died Satur- was an avid fan of any- atre. His final deployment always left for work or any
Arrangements are by the A. CARL
VOLZ thing Black ‘n Gold.
day, Sept. 17, 2011, will be before being honorably appointment early because
Zelienople and later had received at the WILLIAM F. KINSEY-RONALD N.
five children, all raised YOUNG FUNERAL HOME, 132 FUNERAL HOME, 114 W. Spring Greg was an active mem- discharged in 1946 was to “you never know what
Main St., West Sunbury from 2 to St., Zelienople. ber of the First English Nagasaki, Japan, just after might happen.”
and educated through the 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Additional information may be Lutheran Church in Butler, the atomic bombs were His life is best reflected
Ridgewood School System. Funeral services will be held at 1 obtained at www.kinsey-volzfuneral-
During his career, Muss p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. home.com. where he had served as a dropped, ending the Pacif- in the words of St. Francis:
held positions with Vertol A full obituary will appear in Mon- Please sign the guest book at
deacon and church council ic conflict. “Remember that when you
Aviation, Boeing Aircraft, day’s Butler Eagle. www.butlereagle.com. member. Pat and Mary were mar- leave this earth, you can
Curtiss-Wright Aeronautics, Please sign the guest book at Greg Lyon is survived by ried in 1947, settled in take with you nothing that
and the Federal Electric www.butlereagle.com. his loving wife, Gigi; four their first home on North you have received — only
Corp. in Paramus, N.J. children, Eric (Miranda), Hill and began raising a what you have given.”
Muss was a proud village JaNae Lyon-Brown and family that grew to seven Pat was preceded in
BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE children, Maureen, Jim, death by his and Mary’s
resident and cherished the Adam, all of Butler, and
friends made and years BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE Sara Lyon-Gonzales (Rob) John, Anne, Claire, Marty cherished son, James
spent in Ridgewood. of Grand Lake, Colo.; five and Denis. Patrick, and by his parents.
He was an avid support- Donna M. grandchildren, Hanna and He worked as traffic Survivors include Mary,
er of the Boy Scouts of In loving Birckbichler, Drew Brown and Amelya, manager for Dixie Ohio his loving wife of 64 years;
America Troop 5, spon- memory of whose Patryk and Ashlyn Lyon, Express Co., juggling the six children, Maureen
sored by the First Presby- our beloved birthday is all of Butler. He also is responsibilities of work, Lofton and her husband,
terian Church. Muss served Sam Bucci, September survived by his father, Jack home and family while Gary, of Conehatta, Miss.,
as a trustee of the church September 17 W. Lyon Sr., and the moth- continually enriching his Anne Williams and her
and also taught Sunday 17, 1991 - er who raised him, Verliss spiritual life by emulating husband, Tim, of Munroe
school during the 1970s. January the life and works of his Falls, Ohio, John Royer of
26, 2010 Lyon, and his brother
At work, Muss pursued Michael (Michelle) Lyon, beloved St. Francis of Visalia, Calif., Claire Moli-
his favorite pastime as As we opened our eyes Assisi. naro and her husband,
this morning all of Cincinnati. He also is
chairman of the Federal He was active at St. Ron, of Valencia, Marty
Time passes so quickly. We looked to the heavens survived by numerous Martha Catholic Church, Royer and his wife, Pam,
Electric Golf Club and Life goes on. We will nieces and nephews and
above. especially through the St. of Saginaw, Mich., and
League. In addition to golf, always love and miss you. We whispered “Happy honorary children and
Muss was an avid photog- Vincent de Paul Society. Denis Royer and his wife,
You are in our hearts forev- Birthday, Mom”, grandchildren, all of whom
rapher, model railroader, And, while the family sta- Tricia, of Menomonee
er. And sent you all our love. know who they are and
Jersey Shore aficionado Your loving Family tion wagon was generally Falls, Wis.; 10 grandchil-
Love, those who adopted him as loaded with children, there dren; and five great-grand-
and an active participant Your Family their father.
in all of his children’s was always room for a children.
BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE He was preceded in neighborhood widow or a
activities. death by his mother, Eliza-
ROYER — Visitation for
Those who knew Muss IN MEMORIAM homeless man from the old Eugene Patrick “Pat”
Mary Ann beth Lyon; and his brother, Akron “work home” to be Royer, who died Wednes-
will remember him for his Jack Lyon Jr. day, Sept. 14, 2011, will
G. chauffeured to Sunday be held on Sunday from
humorous mannerisms, Hancheck, Patricia A. LYON — Gregory S. Mass. 2 to 6 p.m. at DUNN-QUIGLEY
friendly demeanor and September Conner Lyon, who died Wednes- FUNERAL HOME, 3333 Kent Road
dedication to all that he day, Sept. 14, 2011, gen- In 1971, Pat, Mary and in Stow, Ohio.
18, 1949 - August 21, erously donated his body the three children still liv-
pursued. He was eagerly December 1947 A Mass of Christian burial will be
helpful to all and a burden
to science in the hope ing at home moved to Sag- celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at
10, 2009 September that the research will save some-
inaw, Mich., where he went St. Eugene’s Catholic Church, 1821
to none. 17, 2010 one else. Services will be
Munroe Falls Ave. in Munroe Falls,
Married in 1948, Musser’s announced later due to his incred- to work for Great Lakes
As I silently sing to you Ohio. Burial will follow in Holy
ible gift. Express and then for Wick- Cross Cemetery in Akron, Ohio.
wife, Jean, passed away in
I’ll do my best not to shed In lieu of flowers, donations can be es Lumber Company. The
2006. made in his name to Camp Luther- In lieu of flowers, memorial contri-
a tear. “No Tears In Heaven” family was active at St. butions may be made to the Ohio
Muss is survived by his lyn, P.O. Box 355, Prospect, PA,
However, you know me, They say there are no 16052, in honor of his grandchil- Stephen’s Catholic Church Parkinson’s Foundation, Northeast
five children, Nina, Mussie, dren who love the camp. and Pat continued his Region, P.O. Box 271, Tallmadge,
Pam, Ted and Tina; and My tears can fill a sea. tears in Heaven, OH 44278.
A piece of me left with But that must be wrong Please sign the guest book at deep commitment to the
seven grandchildren. www.butlereagle.com. St. Vincent de Paul Socie-
Please sign the guest book at
you that day, today. www.butlereagle.com.
Muss enjoyed a full, What more can I say. Because you took part of
wonderful life, complete You are forever in my my broken heart,
with challenge, achieve-
ment and joy. Muss
This is how I know we will
When you went away.
I know my tears must
Cliff Robertson remembered in N.Y.
remained independent and never part. have followed you, EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. Robertson, who won an of his humility.”
active until his final days. Happy Birthday Aunt Mary How else can it be? — Cliff Robertson was Oscar in 1968 for his per- “He was one of the
In his 90s, Muss traveled to Ann. My Spirit feels broken, remembered Friday as formance in “Charly,” died greatest men I have ever
Hawaii, California, Yellow- Peace and Blessing be ‘Cause you are no longer
with you always. much more than a movie of natural causes on Sept. known,” said Lemmon, also
stone, the Tetons and the here with me. an actor.
Love you forever, I cried to the Heavens, my star who won an Academy 10, a day after his 88th
Grand Canyon Region on Award and spent a lifetime birthday. Though Robertson once
vacations with his chil- Katherine Ann Norling tears fell like rain.
Mosley and Family So, I know my tears must appearing on the silver His stepson, Christopher conceded he was never
dren. screen, television and Lemmon, said during one considered in the top
His last days were com-
be in Heaven,
Things will never be the Broadway stages. of four eulogies at his ranks of leading men, he
fortably attended by Hos- IN MEMORIAM same. Nearly 100 friends and funeral at St. Luke’s Epis- remained a popular actor
piceCare of Madison, Wis., They say someday I will relatives paid tribute to a copal Church in East from the mid-1950s into the
and for that the family is In loving accept your passing, generous, kind-hearted and Hampton, on Long Island, following century.
extremely grateful. memory of But, right now that can’t devoted family man and an that he “never lost sight By The Associated Press
MOORE — Musser Maclay Moore Bob be true, accomplished aviator and
Jr., who died Wednesday, Sept. 7, Rossiter, Because part of me is in writer whose missives to
2011, will be interred with his wife, who went
Jean, in Zelienople, where a Heaven, them often ended up as
memorial service is planned for the to Heaven My tears have followed cherished mementos kept
summer of 2012. 2 years you.... in frames and hung in
For those wishing to commemorate ago today I miss you so much MOM, places of honor in their
the life of Musser Moore and in September Michelle
lieu of flowers, the family recom- 18, 2009 homes.
mends donations to HospiceCare
of Madison, WI, or to the Zelieno-
ple Public Library, an institution We thought of you today,
founded and supported by mother- But that is nothing new.
in-law Mary Beighley and his wife, We thought of you
Jean Beighley Moore.
Arrangements are by CRESS And will tomorrow, too.
FUNERAL AND CREMATION
SERVICE, Madison, Wis. Please We think of you in silence
share your memories at And make no outward
Please sign the guest book at For what it meant to lose
Only those who love you
An Remembering you is easy,
We do it everyday.
obituary It’s the heartache of losing
with a you
That will never go away.
flag Sadly missed and
indicates forever in our hearts,
that person Bonnie, Heather,
Scott, Tyler, Zander,
was a military veteran Bill and Nanci