William B. Yope, 101, formerly of Smithmill and Cleveland, Ohio, died Wednesday. He was born in Beccaria, son of the late Thomas and Helen (Holobinko) Yope. He was married to the late Margaret M. (Duke). Surviving are a daughter, Patti Halm of St. Paul, Minn.; a grandson; and four siblings: Ann Dore, Mary Fudrow, Susan Vescio and Joseph. He was preceded in death by four siblings: Helen, Thomas, Frank and John. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. Friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Ramey. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey.