No. 216 Pittsburgh, 1982, No. 217 Pittsburgh, 1982, Appeal from the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Greene County, Orphans Division, at No. 18 Orphans Court, 1980
Robert D. Berryman, Waynesburg, for Dolly Parkinson Anderson, appellant (at No. 216) and participating party (at No. 217).
Mary Kardos Pruss, Waynesburg, for Vernon Slater Anderson, Sr., appellant (at No. 217) and participating party (at No. 216).
John W. Hardisty, Waynesburg, for appellees.
R. Wallace Maxwell, for Children and Youth, participating party.
Spaeth, Brosky and Montemuro, JJ.
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This appeal is from an order terminating parental rights. The father and mother each argue in separate appeals that the requisite showing was not made. We disagree and accordingly affirm.
In February of 1975, the two older children of the family were placed in foster care with Children and Youth Services of Greene County, Pennsylvania. They were returned to their parents in May and June of 1976. In October of 1979, all three children were placed in foster care and remain there until the present.
In July, 1980, a Petition for Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights was filed by Children and Youth Services requesting that the rights of the parents be terminated under the Adoption Act of 1970 in effect at that time.
(2) The repeated and continued incapacity, abuse, neglect or refusal of the parent has caused the child to be without essential parental care, control or subsistence necessary for his ...