Veronica "Vern" Frederick

February 25, 2017 |

Published By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Veronica “Vern” Frederick, age 88 of McKeesport, passed away at home on February 24, 2017.  Born September 4, 1928 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Anna (Wise) Fiugalski and wife of the late John “Jack” Frederick.  Vern was dedicated to the St. Mary Czestochowa Church, now Corpus Christi Parish and was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Ladies Guild.  She loved to cook for her family and care for her children and grandchildren.  She is survived by her sons David and Daniel Frederick; 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and sister, Audrey Decorte; also many nieces and nephews and her care giver, Jessica Gosnell. In addition to her parents and husband, Veronica was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane Miller; son, Dennis Frederick; brother, Louis Wise and nephew, Robert Wise.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday February 27, 2017 from 2-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday February 28, 2017, 10 a.m., at Corpus Christi Church.  Fr. Kevin Dominik will officiate. Committal will follow at St. Mary Polish Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.

 
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Wilda E. Cartia

February 24, 2017 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Wilda E. Cartia, age 88 of McKeesport, formerly of Coulters, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Kane Regional Hospital in Glen Hazel. Born August 30, 1928 in Clairton, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elsie E. (Beam) Hughes, and loving wife of the late Joseph Cartia. Wilda worked for many years as a visiting nurses aide for the Visiting Nurse Association of Allegheny County. She was a long time member of the Christ United Methodist Church in North Huntingdon where she enjoyed spending time with her church family. She was also an active member of the Coulters Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary along with the Ladies Jednota Bowling League. In her free time, she enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and loved to get out on the dance floor. In her later years, she always looked forward to her trips with her daughter to get herself a BigMac and ice cream. She is survived by her children, Joseph Jr. (Karen) of Somerset, William (Alyce) of McKeesport, Adrie (Juan) Tognarini of Coulter, Lenore (Steve) Chapman of Ocala, FL, and Elsamarie (Addie) Feltes of Cape Charles, VA; brother, Richard (Janette) Hughes of North Carolina; son-in-law, Jay Tognarini of Forward Twp.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her daughters, Joanna Tewell and Carita Tognarini; and sister, Ruth Jones. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church of North Hungtingdon, 2800 Coulterville Road, McKeesport, PA 15131. Rev. Dr. Sang Kong Choiwill officiate. Burial will be private at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Coulters Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

Norma Pasula

February 24, 2017 |

Published By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Norma (Franchi) Pasula, age 90, of Forward Twp., passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Providence Point. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. She and her husband, the late Victor Pasula, were the former owners of Payday's Supermarket, two Giant Eagles, and Growers Exchange. Norma continued to expand and manage the "Growers Exchange" business, supplying flowers, pet food and pet food  supplies, recognized as the largest pet food supplier  in western Pa. until she retired at the age of 75.

 
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Theresa Florine Suranski

February 24, 2017 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Theresa Florine Suranski, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017.  She was born November 21, 1930 in Allison, PA, a daughter of Ferdinando and Mary Marino Magario.

 
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Lawrence “Larry” Yadouga

February 24, 2017 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Lawrence “Larry” Yadouga, age 74 of McKeesport, passed away on February 22, 2017 at Select Specialty Care Hospital in McKeesport. Born February 2, 1943 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Vincent J. and Anne (Cerepani) Yadouga, and loving husband of the late Phoebe (Coddington) Yadouga. Lawrence was a proud member of Mensa International. In his free time, he enjoyed taking in the outdoors, especially going on fishing trips to Pymatuning Lake and vacations to Topsail Island in North Carolina. He also loved his visits to the Meadows and Atlantic City. Above all, he cherished the time spent with his grandchildren and going to their sporting events and activities. Lawrence was a kind hearted and caring guy who will be missed by many. He is survived by his children, Lisa (Michael) Amos of Glassport, Michelle (Daniel) Ellwood of Liberty Borough, and Larry (Heather) Yadouga, Jr. of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Morgan, Tyler, Jennifer, Marshall, Ava, Andrew, Savannah, and Nikki; brother, Vincent (Susan) Yadouga of Bethel Park; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and his beloved dog, Hogan of 14 years. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, February 27, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Warren Smith will officiate. Burial will follow at Round Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to the Western PA Humane Society, 1101 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 or to the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

 

Charlene M. (Cross) Kennedy

February 23, 2017 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Charlene M. (Cross) Kennedy, 79, of Walden’s View Memory Care, North Huntingdon passed on to life eternal on February 23, 2017. She was born at Magee Hospital on October 9, 1937, and was the youngest child of Charles & Norma (Ament) Cross.

 
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Sharon Lynn Kmetz

February 23, 2017 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Sharon Lynn Kmetz, 55, of McKeesport, died Thursday February 23, 2017. She was born March 5, 1961 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Audrey Jean Behr Lawnizak of North Huntingdon and the late Eugene "Jitters" Lawnizak. Sharon was a Registered Nurse and worked for Emerald Home Health. She previously had worked for Sandin Home Health in East McKeesport. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Edward A. Kmetz, son, Jayson (Mai'lai) Pozzuto and daughter, Kori (David) Kmetz of McKeesport, grandchildren, Jayce, Kyran, Jayleonna, and Kalilyn, sister, Cindy (Karl) Oeler of North Huntingdon, brother, Mark (Cheryl) Lawnizak of Greenock, sister-in-laws, Hope and Amy Kmetz and Lisa Anderson, nieces and nephews.

 
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Edward Henry "Polish Ed" Jackowski

February 23, 2017 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Edward Henry "Polish Ed" Jackowski, 85, of McKeesport, died Thursday, February 23, 2017 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He was born May 6, 1931 in McKeesport and was the son of the late John and Rosalie Stroka Jackowski. He was husband of 56 years to the late Doris M. Rugg Jackowski, who died in 2008. Ed was a machinist at US Steel and Copperweld and was a member of The Eleventh Ward Welfare Association. He is survived by 6 sons, Robert "Bob" (Anna) Jackowski of Glassport, Michael (Robin) Jackowski of Gettysburg, Ronald "Cecil", William, Randy and Dennis Jackowski all of McKeesport, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister, Florence (Gerald) Bentley of Elizabeth Twp., nieces and nephews.

 
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Herman Frank Egenlauf, Jr.

February 23, 2017 |

Published By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Herman F. Egenlauf, Jr., age 63, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017. 

 
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William H. Bowland, Sr.

February 23, 2017 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

William H. Bowland Sr., 72, of Coulter, died Feb. 22, 2017, at home. Born Novemebr 27, 1944, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late William Walter Bowland and the late Lula (Farren) Caliguri. He was the husband of Kimberly (Baker) Bowland of Coulter.

 
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Dorothy Marie Imhof

February 23, 2017 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Dorothy Marie Imhof, 95, of St. Petersburg, FL, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Manor Care, Pittsburgh.

 
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Barbara K. Verlich

February 23, 2017 |

Published By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Barbara K. (Brenyo) Verlich, age 67 of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday February 21, 2017 in Charles Morris Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburgh. Born September 15, 1949 in McKeesport, Barbara was the daughter of the late George and Rebecca (MacFarlane) Brenyo and retired as a clerk in the store room of Eastman Chemical Resins, Inc., West Elizabeth.

 
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Ruth Arlene Moreno

February 23, 2017 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Ruth Arlene Moreno, 88, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Bristol House, Irwin.

 
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Thomas Victor Greyno

February 23, 2017 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Thomas Victor Greyno, 42, of Irwin, passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville.

 
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Ralph A. Criscito

February 22, 2017 |

Published By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Ralph A. Criscito, age 68 of Irwin, passed away on February 17, 2017 at his home. Born December 20, 1948 in McKeesport, he was the son of Olga Janiel Criscito and the late Anthony R. Criscito. Ralph honorably served in the US Army during the Vietnam War with the 173rd Airborne. Following his military service, he began working as a draftsman for Westinghouse Transportation Division and later for AEG Transportation. He most recently worked as a shipping clerk for Bombardier, having retired after many years of service. He was a member of the Irwin VFW where he enjoyed spending time with his fellow veterans, however his greatest joy was the time shared with his family. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Jeffrey Criscito of Irwin; granddaughter, Mia Rosa Criscito; sisters, Kathy Reichardt of Marietta, OH, Cindy Mosqueda of Confluence and Sandy Matthews of North Huntingdon; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 12 noon until time of Blessing Service at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Father Daniel Straughn will officiate. Private inurnment will take place at a later date at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

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