Penn-Trafford High School Alumni

Harrison City, Pennsylvania (PA)

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Bob Seslar 1963
David Panseri 2001
Dominic Bruno 1976
Don Lucas 1975
Helene Pingue 1984
Mark Smart 1998
Perry Artz 2011
William Lane 2011

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Coming to PTHS on Friday and Saturday, November 21st and 22nd, 7:30 pm, and Sunday, November 23, 3:00 pm. THE OUTSIDERS fall play based on the classic by S.E. Hinton!

Join Ponyboy and Johnny, Cherry and Marcia, and all the other "greasers" and "Socs" as we bring to the stage the age old battle between the "haves" and the "have nots." Tickets are $5 at the door (general seating only). Don't miss it.

posted October 27th, 2014

PTHS presents SHREK the Musical

PTHS Drama Guild presents "Shrek the Musical," April 4, 5, 11 and 12, 7:30pm, and April 6 and 13, 3:00pm.

DON'T BE AN OGRE ... join the fun with Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, Lord Farquaad and a mixed-up cast of over 50 students. Part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone, this show appeals to all ages. Pre-order tickets now; we expect sell-out crowds. Adults: $12, Senior Citizens/Students $10. For ticket order form and more information:

posted January 29th, 2014

PT Drama presents "It's a Wonderful Life"

Nov. 22 & 23, 7:30 pm and Nov. 24, 3:00 pm, at the PTHS auditorium. $5 at the door. When money goes missing at the family Building & Loan, George Bailey discovers what life would be like if he'd never been born. Join George, Mary, Mr. Potter, the angel Clarence, and a cast of over 50 as we step back in time with this beloved holiday classic. "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings." For more information, please visit

posted October 24th, 2013

Calling all Penn-Trafford Alumni!

You are invited to participate in the PTHS Homecoming Parade! We have started a "P-T Alumni Group" and last year, a small group of us proudly marched as representatives of Penn Joint, Trafford HS and Penn-Trafford High School respectively.
The parade is on Friday, October 12 with a reception immediately following in the Warrior Center to watch our Warriors take on Kiski. More info to come - Mark you calendars and please try to attend!
If you are interested in helping to organize this event, please contact Jen Casino Haberberger or Amy Kelly

posted July 28th, 2012

Hazel G. Brown obituary

Birth: Jan. 1, 1918
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 2009
Marysville (Perry County)
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

Hazel Garnet Brown Anderson, 91, of Marysville, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at her home.
Mrs. Anderson was born in Wilkensburg, PA on January 1, 1918, the daughter of the late Richard T. and Harriet M. (Berry) Brown.
She was a retired Unit Secretary from Harrisburg Hospital.
A member of: The Marysville Church of God. The Women's Christian Service Council and the Half Century Club of the United Church of God of Harrisburg. Senior Life of the Marysville Church of God and the Golden Age Club of Marysville.
Hazel enjoyed all aspects of homemaking, loved gardening, traveling and spending time with her family.
The widow of William Anderson, Jr. Surviving are: A Daughter: Harriet E., wife of Herbert Smith, Marysville, A Son: Mark A. Anderson, Mechanicsburg, 2 Grandsons and 2 Step Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren and 2 Step Great Grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 31, 2009 in the Marysville Church of God.
Burial will be in Perry Heights Cemetery, Marysville. Viewings will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Friday in the Michael J. Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville and from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday in the church.

Harrisburg Patriot News

Perry Heights Cemetery
Marysville (Perry County)
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

posted January 6th, 2012

Kean A. Weaver Obituary

46, of Marietta, died at his home on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. He was born on March 31, 1962 in Pittsburgh, PA, to Wilbert O. and Dorothy E. Begg Weaver, Jr. Kean graduated from Marietta College in 1984, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. Kean was a member of the following organizations, clubs, and associations and served on the board of many of these: Marietta Memorial Health Foundation, Marietta United Way, Ohio Oil & Gas Association, Penn Trafford Area Recreation Commission, Marietta College Board of Trustees, Marietta College Athletic Founders Board, Marietta College Baseball, Marietta Boat Club, IOGA-West Virginia Oil & Gas Association, Kentucky Oil & Gas Association, Southeastern Oil & Gas Association, Republican Party, Moose Lodge, Fish & Game Club, Ducks Unlimited, Marietta Country Club, Marietta High School Athletics, and Society of Petroleum Engineers. Kean loved to fish, golf, and vacation with his children. He loved to grill for his friends and family. He was a proud graduate of Marietta College and alumnus of the Marietta College Baseball program. He loved all Pittsburgh sports - Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates. He founded Triad Resources, building it from a small oil and gas company to a major regional energy supplier. Kean treated each of his employees as a valuable member of the company. He will be remembered for his kindness and generosity, and his commitment to his family and community. At his family's request, please make dona

posted December 12th, 2008

Wrestling Alumni Night 12/23

ATTENTION ALL WRESTLERS...We invite all alumni & families to come out & enjoy a great evening of WRESTLING & socializing on Tuesday, December 23. It all starts at 6:00pm with the JV MATCH followed by JR. WRESTLERS PARADE & RECOGNITION at 6:45, then at 7:00, the PT WARRIOR WRESTLERS VS. HEMPFIELD match. Some other highlights of the evening include:
Please help spread the word to past alumni and coaches.

posted December 12th, 2008

Informal PT Alumni Social

Informal PT Alumni Social (all classes), Sunday, November 16, 1:30 pm, Barnes & Noble of Monroeville!

See old friends and meet some new ones. Families welcome. Bring photos and yearbooks. LET'S CELEBRATE PT!

This event is part of "Celebrate PT: We're Turning the Page," a district-wide celebration that will showcase the talents of our PT students. The 4-day event, Nov. 16 - 19, will include choirs, student talent, class activities, teacher jailbirds (including a few alums!) that have been caught reading, and many local authors. For more details, check the district website: . A portion of all profits during the event will be used to purchase new materials for our 8 district libraries.


posted November 2nd, 2008

R. Bruce Robinson Obituary

R. Bruce Robinson
Formerly of Trafford

R. Bruce Robinson, 62, of State College, formerly of Trafford, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, in Hershey Medical Center. Bruce was born Oct. 3, 1945, in Wilkinsburg, the son of the late Richard L. and Helen Gillis Robinson. Bruce had a love of family, God and his friends. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Anne Zablocki Robinson; his children, Christy Witmer and husband, Brian, of State College, and Kate Ledger and husband, Justin, of Pittsburgh; his grandchildren, Zachary and Annaliese Witmer; a sister, Ruth Knopf, of Trafford; his aunt, Dorothy Yocum, of Level Green; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a member of Filmore United Methodist Church, State College, and a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Trafford. He taught in the Penn-Trafford School District for 30 years. At Penn-Trafford, Bruce founded the Drama Guild, was the voice of Warrior Football, and served as president and chief negotiator for the Penn-Trafford Education Association. He was very active in local theater, including the Theatre Factory, and was a former owner of Apple Hill Playhouse. Bruce served as councilman and president of the Trafford Borough Council and as a leader in many community activities, including Rails to Trails. He was an enthusiastic kayaker, biker, world traveler, and lover of Apple computers. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in the JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 702 Sevent

posted September 22nd, 2008

Pettinato/Leith Fund

The Class of 1988 Reunion Committee has set up a fund for Nino and Tina Pettinato's family in response to last week's devastating tragedy. To donate to this fund please send a check made out to either Tom Dobrinick or Darlene Bolena, to:

Irwin Bank
Penn Township Office
4021 Route 130
Irwin, Pa 15642
Attention: Louann Starr

Because we are not a business, checks must be made out to either Tom Dobrinick or Darlene Bolena. All money collected will be donated to the Pettinato/Leith family.

In the memo line please put Pettinato/Leith Fund 6449.
Questions? You can call Irwin Bank at 724-744-2176.
Or Darlene Race Bolena at 724-744-4219.

Thank you,

posted March 10th, 2008

Classmates Spotlight

Penn-Trafford High School Classmates

Julie Wasko
Class of '97

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