Where to Start

Where to Start

We understand arranging funeral and cremation services can be overwhelming but our family will help you through the process, ste-by-step, with care and compassion.

  • Contact the Social Security Office Our family files the Statement of Death by Funeral Director for you. If death or survivor benefits are available, you can contact the local office at 800-772-1213. Information and forms are available online at the above link.
  • Insurance Companies: Our family can assist you with obtaining and filing insurance forms. The process can be difficult so don’t hesitate to ask for help.
  • A Will, property transfers or vehicle transfer
  • Savings or Bank institutions, including safety deposit boxes and other investments
  • Unions and work related organization (if retired)
  • Fraternal organizations (Mason Lodges, Eastern Star, Knights of Columbus, VFW Posts, Etc.)
  • The U.S. Postal Service
  • The Church
  • Veterans and Veterans’ Associations
  • Our family will assist you in requesting a flag for burial purposes, a Presidential memorial certificate, burial allowances (if available), and applying for a veteran’s headstone or marker (if desired). Some services require a copy of the veteran’s discharge papers (DD-214). If these papers are lost, the staff can assist in requesting copies from the VA.

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OBITUARIES

RECENT OBITUARIES

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Patricia Ann Dugan, age 62, of Uniontown, PA, passed away Friday, May 17, 2024.  She was born August 3, 1961 in Hazelton, PA daughter of the late William Dugan and Rose Marie Altomonte Dugan.   Patricia was a graduate of Hazelton High School.  She was a member of St. Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Church in Hazelton, PA.  Patricia worked as an insurance agent.  She did volunteer work for multiple homeless shelters and was always willing to help anyone that needed anything.   Left to cherish Patricia’s memory are her brother William Dugan of Belle Vernon; sister, Brenda Anderson of Belle Vernon; very special nieces, Angela Dugan, Christine Dugan and Sarah McGavitt along with five great nieces, three great nephews and two great-great nephews.  Patricia cherished her family and was a devoted aunt.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, PA.  The family will have a private service later..   In memory of Patricia the family suggests donations be made to a homeless shelter.   Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page.
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Tina M. Moore Beggs, age 68, of Inverness, FL, formerly of Smithfield, PA, passed away, Friday, May 17, 2024 in Ruby Memorial Hospital.  She was born December 17, 1955 in Confluence, PA, daughter of the late Carl “Bud” Moore and Catherine Cumberland Moore.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Randy Moore.   Tina was a graduate of South Allegheny High School.  Until her retirement she worked as a legal secretary at a law firm.  She was a member of Our Land of Fatima Church in Inverness, FL.  Tina was an avid Steeler and Pirates fan.  She was a foodie and she enjoyed cooking and shopping.   Left to cherish Tina’s memory are her husband, Raymond Beggs; son Kerry Tully of Holiday, FL; daughter, Erin Tennant (Chad) of Melbourne Beach, FL; step-daughter Renel Williams (Jeff) of Pittsburgh, PA; step-son, Raymond Beggs, Jr.;  brothers, Rick Moore (Linda) and Rodney Moore (Cristy) all of Smithfield; sisters, Rhonda Strosnider (Russell) of Gans, PA and Robin Pritts (Randy) of Confluence, PA; grandchildren, Chase Tennant and Kaitlin Beggs and many beloved nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the FERGUSON-BROWNFIELD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 78 Main Street, Smithfield, PA.  In accordance with the families wishes there will be no public viewing.   Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com or on the funeral home Facebook page.  
Ramos
Librado Ramos, Jr., age 82, of Masontown, PA, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in Uniontown Hospital.  He was born April 19, 1942 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico son of the late Librado Ramos, Sr. and Anna Rivera Ramos.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jodi Curtis Ramos and sons, Oscar Ramos and Raymond Ramos.   Librado was a member of Cross Point Assembly of God.  He worked as a machinist and truck driver for VOA.  Librado’s greatest joy was spending time with his family.   Left to cherish Librado’s memory are his son, Jeremiah Ramos of Masontown; daughters, Brenda Maher (Joe Hahn) of Columbus, Ohio and Krysta Clark of Uniontown; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the FERGUSON-BROWNFIELD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 78 Main Street, Smithfield, PA where family and friends will be received on Thursday, May 23rd from Noon until 2 p.m. followed by a service celebrating Librado’s life at 2:00 PM with Pastor Joshua Koss officiating.  Interment will follow in Mount Moriah Cemetery.   Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at adferguson.com or on the funeral home Facebook page.
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Leah Rae Salutric, age 85, of Uniontown, PA, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2024, with her loving family at her side. A longtime resident of Uniontown, Leah Rae was born on September 25, 1938, and is daughter of the late Karl N. and Ocie Morris. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Carl N. Salutric, grandson, Blaine Salutric, and sister-in-law, Carol Morris. Left to cherish Leah Rae’s memory are her daughter, Rebecca L. Yowler (Donnie) of Uniontown; son Ronald C. Salutric (Jennifer) of Bala Cynwyd, PA; and her brother Karl “Bob” Morris of Uniontown. “Lollie” and “Nana” will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Madison Yowler, (along with fiancée Damon Hubscher and great step-grandson son Liam Hubscher), and Kyle and Erica Salutric. Leah Rae is also survived by her dear cousin Mary Ann Pletcher and nieces, Wende and Kelly Morris, and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. Leah Rae was an active member of the Central Christian Church of Uniontown where she was Life Elder and a member of the Grace Ann Fellowship Group. She also sang in the St. Therese Funeral Choir. Leah Rae had an adventurous spirit and checked off many of her bucket list items. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, attending Broadway shows and concerts, and swimming at the YMCA. Prior to her retirement, Leah Rae had a long-term career in the Circulation Department at Uniontown Newspapers, Inc. She graduated from Uniontown High School Class of 1957. Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA, where family and friends will be received on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, from 2 pm – 4 pm and 6 pm – 8 pm. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 10 am – 11am, with a service officiated by Rev. Dr. Heather Simpson immediately following. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page. The family suggests donations may be made to Central Christian Church, 23 S. Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401or Camp Laurelview – Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at Laurelview.org.
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