Local 495 Retiree Matthew Ferguson Passes

It is with deep regret the Union Office must pass along the death of Local 495 retiree Matthew Ferguson (age 64) on July 17, 2019.  Matthew was initiated into the UA on September 19, 1997 and retired on November 1, 2014.

Calling hours will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, July 19th at the Delong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home in Zanesville, Ohio.  The funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

A complete obituary may be viewed at www.delongbakerlanning.com 

Death Assessment #258 ($10.00) is due at this time.



Retiree Thomas Basehart Passes (Service Information Update)

Services for Thomas Basehart will be held on Monday, July 15th with visiation at 10 a.m. and services to begin at 11 a.m. at Burrell Funeral Home in Zanesville, Ohio.  Burial will immediately follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.




It is with deep regret that we must pass along the news of the passing of retiree Thomas Basehart (age 69) on June 10, 2019.  Tom was initiated into the U.A. on June 24, 1968 and was a Life Member.

Burrell Funeral Home in Zanesville, Ohio is in charge of the arrangments.  The details of the times of the services have not been made available as of (7/11/2019) but the Union Office will update this post as soon as we know what they are.

Death Assessment #257 ($10.00) is now due.


In Remembrance of Brent Stocker

A urn has been made by retiree Duston C. Wilkin for the family of Brent Stocker.  The family would like all of those 495 members who worked with Brent and were friends with him to come into the Training Department at the Hall and sign the urn before it is presented to the family.  If you plan to stop in just call ahead of time (740) 439-3623 to make sure we have someone available in the shop to let you heliarc your name on it.


Obituary and Service Information for Caryle F. Buck

Please click the link below for a complete obituary and service information.


Caryle F. Buck


Retiree Caryle Buck Passes

It is with deep regret the Union Office must pass along the news of the June 5, 2019 passing of retiree Caryle Buck (age 81).

As of the time of this news release funeral service information has not been made public.  We will update the membership as soon as we get the word on the dates and times of services.



Passing of Member (Richard Bielak)

The Union Office has just received official word of the passing of Local #495 retiree Richard S. Bielak (age 67).

Richard was an active member in the Local 495 Death Benefit Fund and his death will be #255 ($10.00) is now due.

To view a complete obituary please click the link below.

Obituary for Richard S


2019 Officer Election Results

Results of the June 1, 2019 Election of Officers is as follows:

Business Manager – Richard K. Pool

President – Marc Barnett

Vice President – Jay Sustik

Recording Secretary – Greg Lauvray

Executive Board – Jason Dysert – Cory Hammonds – Brandon Simmerman – Dale Walker

Financial Committee – Zach Harbaugh – John Larrison – Jared Susil

Examining Board – Garey Eibel – Isaac Evans – Gerald Fulmer – J.O. Henry – Joshua Hill – Bill Walker

Inside Guard – Jim Spreainde



Obituary for Ned M. Pongrat

Ned Pongrat

Click on the link above to view the full obituary for member Ned M. Pongrat who passed away on April 30, 2019 at the age of 61.


Retiree Robert “Bob” Neumeyer’s Wife Passes

It is with deep regret that we pass along the passing of retiree Robert “Bob” Neumeyer’s wife Carol Ann at the age of 72.  Attached is a complete obituary for Carol.  If you would like to send Bob a card of sympathy you may mail that to:

Robert Neumeyer, 761 Tarton Loop, Lake Wales, FL  33853





Steubenville Business Office Has Moved!

The Steubenville Business Office has moved to 1518 Market Street, Steubenville OH 43952. Parking and the office entrance is in the rear of the building.