Betty Jane Lipchinsky Hoist, 70, of Masontown, Pa., died Friday, March 19,1999,in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. She was born July 15, 1928, in Nemacolin, Pa., daughter of Michael Lipchinsky and Mary Regula Lipchinsky. She was a member of All Saints Roman Catholic Church in Masontown, Pa., and The Confraternity of Christian Mothers, former Den Mother for the Boy Scouts of America, and owner/operator of a beauty shop in Masontown for over 40 years.
Her husband, Stephen "Steve" Hoist, died in 1993. Also deceased are two sisters, Sophie Payson and Stella Borytsky, two brothers, Bernard and Walter Lipchinsky, and her parents. She is survived by three children: Stephen F. Hoist Jr. and his wife, Millie, of Point Marion, Pa., William Hoist and his wife, Terri, of Masontown, Pa., and Stephanie Hoist at home; five grandchildren: Jennifer Hoist, Amy Hoist, Stephen Hoist III, Thomas Hoist, and Joseph Hoist, great-grandson, Nicholas Gage Hoist; a brother, Joseph Lipchinsky of Michigan; and two sisters: Mrs. Edith Caligiuri of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Mrs. Marie Hatalla of Nemacolin, Pa.
Friends will be received in the HAKY FUNERAL HOMES INC., 515 North Main St., Masontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, March 23, until 9:30 a.m. when a Blessing Service will be held. A Mass of Christian Burial follows at 10 a.m. in All Saints Catholic Church, Masontown, with Rev. Fr. James F. Bump as Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown. Visitation was also held Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Parish Wake Service in the Funeral Home today at 2 p.m. Christian Mothers will recite the Rosary today at 7 p.m.