James R. Digby

November 22, 2017 |

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

James R. Digby, age 86, of West Newton, and formerly of South Park, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at home. Jim retired as the owner of Castle Shannon Plumbing after more than 40 years and had his shop in Castle Shannon. Jim enjoyed the past 10 years living with his daughter in West Newton and was an avid member of the West Newton Center for Active Adults where he enjoyed the parties, friendship, bingo, and shooting pool. He also enjoyed bird watching.

 
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Genevieve "Dolly" M. Como

November 22, 2017 |

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

Genevieve "Dolly" M. Como, 92, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born March 18, 1925 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen Miller Como. She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport and was a baker for the former Vienna Baking Company. She is survived by nieces and nephews.

 
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Ronald Sandy Genicola

November 22, 2017 |

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

Ronald Sandy Genicola, 74 formerly of Whitehall, PA, Passed away Tuesday, November 21 at Walnut Ridge Memory Facility, Greensburg.

 
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Lloyd William Dick

November 22, 2017 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Lloyd William Dick Jr., 66, of Dravosburg, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  He was born July 27, 1951 in Dravosburg to late Lloyd W. Sr. and Peggy Warnick Dick.  Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Michelle L. Pry; sons, E. J. (Stacey) Galizia of Pleasant Hills, Michael W. Pry of Canonsburg; daughters, Alicia (Paul) King of Dravosburg, Chrissy (Josh) Cofano of Dravosburg; grandchildren, Tracey, Danny, Lauren, Paul, Anthony, Brandon, Alyssa, Cole, Jayden, Gemma, Alexa; great-grandchild, Ronan; brother, Matt (Erin) Dick of Port Vue; sister, Barb (Mike) Bell of Dravosburg; nieces and nephews.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Terry Dick and sister, Shirley Mains.  Lloyd was a member of St. Mark Parish in Liberty Boro, an avid Steeler fan, enjoyed camping, and spending time with his grandchildren.  Visitation will take place on Saturday November 25, 2017 from 2 – 6 pm at I.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4TH Street, Dravosburg,  PA   15034. A memorial service will take place immediately following visitation at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Audrey A. Novak

November 22, 2017 |

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

Audrey A. (Cavanaugh) Novak, age 87, of Forward Twp., passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Country Care Manor. She was a lifelong member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth where she was a member of the Christian Mothers.

 
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Ellen P. Sillaman

November 21, 2017 |

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

Ellen P. Sillaman, age 70, of Summerfield, FL  formerly of Liberty Borough, died November 19, 2017, at Corry Manor, in Corry, PA. Born July 14, 1947, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Alma (McDowell) Long and the wife of Greig Sillaman of Summerfield, FL.

 
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Victoria Lynn Ressler

November 21, 2017 |

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

Victoria Lynn Ressler, age 68 of McKeesport, died November 15, 2017 at her home. Born April 1, 1949 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Elmer Galley and the late Dolores (Woodworth) Galley. In addition to her father, she is survived by her children, Ronald DeVerse of West Lake, OH, Scott DeVerse of McKeesport and Wendy Ressler of McKeesport; grandchildren, Shane Weisand, Chester Stone,  Destiny Owens and Dylan Mains; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Chester and Callie; siblings, Richard (Judy) Galley of Port Vue, Kathy (Bill) Webster of McKeesport and Larry Galley of North Huntingdon; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Victoria was a retired hair stylist and was employed by several  beauty salons in the McKeesport area.   She enjoyed going fishing and spending time with her family and friends.

 
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Eleanor A. Gonzalez

November 21, 2017 |

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

Eleanor A. Gonzalez, born October 18, 1926 and passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, is being celebrated by her family for her 91 years of life and the difference she made in so many lives. 

 
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Eugene "Babe" Roney, Jr.

November 20, 2017 |

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

Eugene "Babe" Roney, Jr., age 62, of Wilson, formerly of McKeesport, died November 18, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport. Born March 31, 1955, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Eugene, Sr., and Shirley (Pattakos) Roney and the husband of Minister Kelly (Handza) Roney of Wilson.

 
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Enoch W. Zarbus

November 20, 2017 |

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

Enoch W. Zarbus, 92, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

 
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Richard E. McKenzie, Jr.

November 19, 2017 |

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

Richard E. McKenzie, Jr., age 53 of Liberty Borough, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born September 8, 1964 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of Richard E. McKenzie, Sr. of Reserve Twp. and the late Elizabeth (Lukitsch) McKenzie. Besides his father, he is survived by his wife Ronda (Rudberg) McKenzie; his stepdaughters Caitlin, Maeghan, and Tifani Gioia; his sister Karen Smith of West Virginia, and also an aunt and cousins in Colorado.

 
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Dorothy (Riling) Kemper

November 19, 2017 |

Published By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home



Dorothy (Riling) Kemper, Age 90, of West Mifflin, on November 16, 2017, at her residence in the presence of her family, Dorothy went home to be with her Lord. Dorothy touched so many lives and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne, PA for many years. She was a member of the Confraternity of the Christian Mothers and Guild at St. Joseph's and enjoyed singing in the choir. She volunteered at the St. Joseph annual flea market for many years and at the Church bake sales, fish fries, and doughnut sales.

 
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Thomas A. Kemper, Sr.

November 17, 2017 |

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

Thomas A. Kemper, Sr., 79, of White Oak, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Family Hospice at  Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh. He was born December 30, 1937 in McKeesport and was the son of  the late Clarence  and Marie Hill Kemper. He was the husband of the late Sandra L. "Toots" Horvatin Kemper, who passed away February 3, 2013. Thomas was a member of St. Angela Merici Church, where he was a former usher. He worked as a truck driver for ECM in Springdale.

Thomas is survived by his children, Thomas A. Kemper, Jr. of White Oak, Michelle (George) Zaspel of Export, Renee (Brian) Fite of Pittsburgh, and Tim (Jodi) Kemper of Cameron, NC.; four granddaughters, Kaylee (Jack), Tara (Fiance Derek), Lizzie and Lexxie; 3 sisters, Doris (Tom) Merritt of Jefferson Hills, Karen Moore of White Oak, and Jennifer (Doug) Weimer of North Huntingdon; and nieces and nephews.

 
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Timothy J. "Tim" Minkus, Sr.

November 17, 2017 |

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

Timothy J. "Tim" Minkus, Sr., age 57 of Liberty Borough, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017.  Born January 28, 1960 in McKeesport, he was a son of Susan (Bury) Minkus of Port Vue and the late Harold Minkus. 

 
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Robert Firczak

November 17, 2017 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Robert “Cool Breeze” Firczak, 81 of Clairton, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away at home on Thursday November 16, 2017.  He was born February 26, 1936 in Arnold City to the late John and Anna Zapko Firczak.  Robert is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Mary Lou Shamber Firczak; son, John R. (Sheila Cook) Firczak of Monessen; granddaughter, Brooke Anne Firczak; twin brother, John (Pauline) Firczak of Bowdoin, ME; nieces/nephews, great nieces/nephews. 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Mary Ann Furcini.  He was a 1954 graduate of Elizabeth High School, attended PIA, served in the United States Air Force, was a member of St Clare of Assisi Church in Clairton, VFW Post 803 in Wilson, American Legion Post 721 in Pleasant Hills, Butler’s Golf Course, and The Strategical Air Command in Topeka Kansas. Robert enjoyed golf, bowling fishing, playing pool, bird watching, and crossword puzzles.

 
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