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Cheryl Lynn Clawson

May 31, 2020 |

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

Cheryl Lynn Clawson, 57, of Bunola, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at home. She was born March 24, 1963 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Charles R. and JoAnne (Matz) Clawson. She is survived by her sister, Jackie (Stephen) Slinski of McKeesport, brothers, Richard (Cindy) Clawson of West Jefferson Hills, and Robert J. (Beth Ann) Clawson and Charles D. (Julie) Clawson of Bunola and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Dale and Ronald Clawson. There is no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Doreen Anne Tedrick

May 31, 2020 |

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

Doreen Anne Tedrick, age 85, of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 28, 2020.  She was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on August 25, 1934 and is the daughter of the late John and Joyce (Braithwaite) Price.  She is the wife of the late Charles B. Tedrick, Jr.

 
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Lorraine J. Babyak

May 30, 2020 |

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

Lorraine J. (Marcus) Babyak, age 76, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp., a former lunch aid at Elizabeth Elementary School and she was an avid Steelers fan. She loved spending time with her family, never missed an episode of The Young & the Restless, and also loved cats. Born October 4, 1943 in Glassport, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Nellie (Boczar) Marcus. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Irwin “Butch” Babyak; daughter, Cheryl (Gregg) Maley of Elizabeth Twp.; sons, Michael Babyak of Baldwin and Joseph Babyak of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Bobby and Troy Maley and Samantha and Taylor Babyak; great-grandchildren, Jude Maley and Lacey Babyak; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Wirbicki and brothers, Jim and Stephen Marcus. No visitation is planned. Private graveside service in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


John F. Remetta

May 30, 2020 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

John Francis Remetta 76, of Monroeville, formerly of Glassport, passed away peacefully on Friday May 29, 2020 at his home. He was born in Glassport on January 2nd, 1944 to the late John J. Remetta and Regina Yeash Remetta. John is survived by his brother James E. Remetta of Glassport and his niece and nephew, Regina Remetta of Pocono Mountain and Loren (Noel) Remetta as well as his great niece Caroline and great nephews Mateo, and Rafael Remetta of West Hampton, NY. John was preceded in death by his sister Clementine Brown. He was a member of the Queen of The Rosary Church in Glassport. Johns favorite things to do were to play volleyball, and racquet ball as well as follow his nephew Loren’s successful ice hockey career at Penn State University. He was an avid follower of all Pittsburgh professional sports teams. John was a huge health food fanatic and took great pride in his own health and wellbeing. He was a proud uncle and great uncle and loved his family dearly.

 
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Darlene J. Winkler

May 30, 2020 |

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

Darlene J. Winkler, 71, of Irwin, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at her home.  She was born March 3, 1949 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late George and Betty (Rylatt) Warren.  Prior to her retirement, Darlene was a home healthcare registered nurse and enjoyed traveling.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Donna and Marsha.   She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Ralph Winkler; son, Steve Winkler; daughters, Deann Hays, Darcy Peer and her husband, Dennis; grandchildren, Christopher, Collin, Michael, Kari, Kylee, AnnaBelle; great-granddaughter, Alexis; sisters, Gail Hart, Charlotte Kennedy and Bonnie Caldwell.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America in memory of Darlene.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Thomas J. Eddy

May 30, 2020 |

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

Thomas J. Eddy,  95, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 11, 1924 in Republic and was the son of the late Samuel G. and Minnie (Obertots) Eddy.   He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Versailles Croatian Club. He graduated from McKeesport High School in 1942 and served in the Navy during WWII. He graduated from the Sonar Training Station in Key West, FL, and earned a second class petty officer rating as a Sonar Man. He served on the USS Bates at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and survived the ship's sinking at Okinawa. He was active in Sports with the Crimson and 3rd Ward Bulldog football teams, several softball clubs and as a McKeesport Umpire's Association umpire. He retired from US Steel Duquesne Works in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Regosh) Eddy. They were married in St. Peter and Paul Church in Duquesne and enjoyed 72 years of  happiness together in a wonderful marriage.

 
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Susan M. Sabol

May 29, 2020 |

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

Susan M. Sabol, 67, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon.  She was born May 18, 1953 in Braddock, a daughter of the late John and Pauline (Mehalik) Lesko.  Susan was a graduate of both Norwin Sr. High School and Edinboro University and was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church.  Prior to her retirement, Susan was a teacher at Stewartsville Elementary School for 30 years and touched the lives of many students.  She is  survived by her loving husband of 44 years, John Sabol Jr.;  brother, John Lesko and his wife, Christine; and sister, Janet Elias.  The family would like to thank the staff of Redstone Highlands for their care and compassion during Susan's three year stay.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Memorials may be made to St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church, North Huntingdon or the Alzheimer's Association.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dorothy Webber

May 29, 2020 |

By Willig Funeral Home & Crematory | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Dorothy Webber, age 94, of McKeesport, died May 26, 2020.  She is survived by children, Wayne (Mary) Webber, Bruce Webber, Jeanne Orlando, Judy Rudder and Tom (Louisa) Webber; she is also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by children, Glenn, Linda, and Mora, and grandchildren, Cory and Terry.  Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 12-2 p.m.  Inurnment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Due to the current CDC restrictions, only 25 people are permitted in the funeral home at one time. All visitors must wear a mask upon arriving.  Memories and condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Martin Michael Borkowski

May 29, 2020 |

By Editor | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Martin Michael Borkowski, age 67 of North Versailles, passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2020 at home. He was the oldest son of Theodore and Margaret (Householder) Borkowski who predeceased him. He was born September 24, 1952 in Natrona Heights, Pa. He is survived by two sons, David (Marie) of Columbus, Oh and Daniel of Parma, Oh and three grandchildren. He is also survived by his companion, Theresa Frankiewicz with whom he resided and one sister, Kathleen of Allison Park and two brothers, Edward of Jenkintown, Pa and Theodore (Cindy) of Florida , two aunts, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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Shirley A. "Shirlee" Kalstone

May 28, 2020 |

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

Shirley A. “Shirlee” Kalstone, age 88, of New York, New York, formerly of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 21, 2020.  She was born in Pittsburgh on September 2, 1931.  She is the daughter of the late James Comoroda and Irene (Russell) Coneby and the wife of the late Lawrence M. Kalstone who died on October 4, 2017.

 
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Joan Marie Martell

May 28, 2020 |

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

Joan Marie Martell, age 57 of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Born August 31, 1962 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Samuel J. and JoAnn (Santoline) Martell.  A registered nurse at nursing homes around the Mon Valley, Joan is survived by her son Jordan L. Martell-Hatchett of Clairton; her granddaughters Alivia and Vanessa Martell; her brothers Dean Martell of Pittsburgh, Ronald Martell of Clairton, and Philip (Trish) Martell of Elizabeth; her nieces and nephew Garrett, Alexandra, and Maya Martell; and her aunt Rose "Tootie" Kehoe.

 
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Charles Franklin Fahlor

May 28, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Charles Franklin Fahlor, 91 of Glassport, passed away on May 24, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born Nov. 21, 1928 in Manorville, Pa to the late Frank Miles Fahlor and Maude Peacock Fahlor.  He was in the US Navy as a 1st class petty officer, as a radar instructor and deployed on the Newport News, a heavy cruiser.  He was also a member of the Glassport Jets Roller Hockey team; co-owner of the Palace Roller Rink in New Eagle, Pa. He worked at the Clairton Mill, then transferred to Caracas, Venezuela, where he became co-owner of a wood business called Madeira Tropical.  He worked in the family business for many years called the Glassport News Depot, which he eventually became owner of.  He also had a successful candle business called Fahlor International, Candles by Charles. He made center pieces for the University of Pitt, Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers.  He also made candles for the famous sportscasters, as well as famour actors, such as Dale Robertson, Fred McMurray and Ray Bolger, which he has photographes with.  He also was the owner of the Showboat Lounge in Glassport and the Game Room.  He was a butcher for Balsomo’s Meat Market in McKeesport.  He also drove taxi and was a driver for access.  He retired with over 20 years service as a security guard at Whemco in Homestead.

 
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Annie Faye Robinson-Thomas

May 28, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Annie Faye Robinson Thomas, 80, died May 24, 2020.

She was born May 16, 1940 in Whittakers, Nash County, N.C., the daughter of Geneva and Eddie Robinson, and moved to Pittsburgh at age 15 to live with her uncle, Lonnie Broddie, and his wife, Mary Esther Broddie.

She is survived by children Silko Renaldo Thomas, Antoinette “Toni” Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Thomas-Man; son-in-law Doug Man; grandchildren Natalia Thomas, Alicia Walker, Rico Alphonso Walker, Geneva Johnson, Lauren Alexis Thomas, Brandon Silko Thomas, Imani Man and Donovan Man; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Wilber “Uncle Mickey’ Robinson; and sisters Effie Robinson-Moore, Barbara Robinson, Dianna “Aunt Shamie” Robinson-Bobbit and Louise “Aunt Neal” Robinson.

 
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Suzanne Mayer

May 27, 2020 |

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

It is with heavy hearts of hope, we announce the peaceful journey of Suzanne Mayer of Pleasant Hills into the glorious presence of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 94 years of age.  She was born on October 26, 1925 in DuBois, Pa. She is the daughter of the late Wilbur and Edith Smith Work. We will deeply miss her wisdom, faith, inspiration, stories, and kind welcoming arms of love for her family and others.

 
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Millie Montrenes Palian Ghanem

May 27, 2020 |

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

Millie Montrenes Palian Ghanem, age 85, of White Oak, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on May 26, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Czap Montrenes. She was a beautician and owned her own business and was a cashier at the Acme Department store prior to receiving her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. She retired as a registered nurse. She had been a world traveler, residing in Saudi Arabia, where she was a liaison for the School of the Handicapped.

 

 
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