The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

October 26, 2013

Elizabeth Battyanyi

Transfer woman married 75 years, welcomed guests

- — Elizabeth Battyanyi of Transfer passed away peacefully at 7:58 p.m. Friday (10-25-13) in Hospitality Care Center, Hermitage, after a short illness. She was 94.

Mrs. Battyanyi was born to Adam Klein and Anna Bastian Klein on Jan. 3, 1919, in Sharon.

She married her husband, Joseph Battyanyi Sr., on Aug. 6, 1938, and celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary together this year.

Elizabeth was a doting mother and grandmother who made sure that everyone was taken care of and that guests always felt welcome in her home. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and cooking.

She was also strong in her faith and was a member of the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Hermitage.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Edward Klein; and four sisters, Joan Klein, Louise Burns, Sophie Owens and Anna Snider.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Joseph Battyanyi Jr. and his wife Barbara, Transfer; a daughter, Carol Zellefrow, Sharon; four grandchildren, William Hackett, Gilbert, S.C.; Lenny Derr, Sharon; Joseph Battyanyi III and his wife Susan, Midway, Ga.; Kenneth Battyanyi and his wife Chris, Carnegie, Pa.; four great-grandchildren, Joseph Battyanyi IV, Nicholas Battyanyi, Michelle Battyanyi and Jessica Battyanyi; two brothers, John Klein and his wife Ruth; and James Klein; also by Dorothy Davis and Eleanor McGill.

BATTYANYI

Mrs. Joseph Sr. (Elizabeth), 94, of Transfer.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (10-26-13) at SAMPLE-O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 555 E. State St., Sharon.

Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday (10-29-13) in the chapel of St. Rose Cemetery, Dutch Lane, Hermitage, with Pastor Todd Williamson of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Hermitage, officiating.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • William ‘Bill’ F. Haynie obit photo William ‘Bill’ F. Haynie

    William “Bill” F. Haynie of Vienna entered eternal peace at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home and surrounded by the love of his family, following a brief illness. He was 72.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wallace (Wally) G. Brown obit photo Wallace (Wally) G. Brown

    Wallace (Wally) G. Brown of Milton, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after a brief but well-fought battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor. He was 73.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marian Takoch obit photo Marian Takoch

    Marian Takoch of Hermitage passed away peacefully of natural causes at 3 p.m. Friday (4-18-14) in Clepper Manor, Sharon surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was 87.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jane D. Chupka obit  photo Jane D. Chupka

    Jane D. Chupka, formerly of Lower Burrell, Pa., passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, in John XXIII Home in Hermitage. She was 93.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fred Allan Eshelman obit photo Fred Allan Eshelman

    Fred Allan Eshelman of Grove City passed away at his residence on Friday, April 18, 2014, following an eight-month illness. He was 60.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elizabeth ‘Liz’ R. McCreary obit photo Elizabeth ‘Liz’ R. McCreary

    Elizabeth “Liz” R. McCreary of Hermitage passed away at noon Thursday April 17, 2014, in her home following a bout with cancer. She was 53.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • James A. Painter obit photo James A. Painter

    James A. Painter, of Sherman Ave., Sharon, formerly of Fredonia, passed away Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014, in the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. He was 54.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Erin L. Robb (Gabriel) obit photo Erin L. Robb (Gabriel)

    Erin Laurene Robb (Gabriel) passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon (4-17-14) in her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was 25.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary Wansack obit photo Mary Wansack

    Mary Wansack of Middletown, Pa., passed away at 10:45 a.m. Thursday April 17, 2014, in the Middletown Home following a brief illness. She was 98.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marshie J. Chess Marshie J. Chess

    Marshie J. Chess, Fairview Township, passed away at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Allegheny General Hospital after a period of failing health. He was 67.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Arthur Eugene Swogger

    Arthur Eugene Swogger of Wood Street, Orangeville, died following a brief illness at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday (4-16-14) in Sharon Regional Health System, surrounded by family. He was 85.

    April 17, 2014

  • William John Thomas Jr. William John Thomas Jr.

    William John Thomas Jr., 2599 Shadow Drive, South Pymatuning Township, formerly of Tree Top Lane, Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Wednesday morning (4-16-14) in the emergency room of Sharon Regional Health System. He was 73.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Andrew Carson Robert Andrew Carson

    Robert Andrew Carson of Sharon passed away unexpectedly in his home Tuesday (4-15-14). He was 84.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donald E. Mook

    Donald E. Mook of Hermitage passed away peacefully at 11:50 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014, in his home after a brief illness. He was 61.

    April 16, 2014

  • Jim ‘The Janitor’ Vorous Jim ‘The Janitor’ Vorous

    Jim “The Janitor” Vorous of Meadville passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his residence. He was 60.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

Published Magazines