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George L. Moresea

January 17, 2021 |

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

George L. Moresea, age 91, of Blaine Hill, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Southwestern Nursing Center. He was a retired draftsman with U.S. Steel and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth and a social member of the Elizabeth and Blaine Hill Fireman’s Clubs. Born October 8, 1929 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late Lindo and Helen (Romanski) Moresea and husband of the late Janet Ann (McKown) Moresea who passed away December 19, 2020. He is survived by his son, Michael L. (Tammi) Moresea of Beaver Falls; and grandsons, Jacob D. and Michael L. Moresea. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Moresea. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 2 – 3 PM. Air Force military honors will take place at 3PM. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Dennis P. "Denny" Malloy

January 17, 2021 |

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

Dennis P. “Denny” Malloy, age 68, of Gibsonia, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Born in Carlisle, PA on August 22, 1952, he was the son of Norma J. (Ganczak) Malloy of Duquesne and the late Francis M. “ Sonny” Malloy. He was retired from Port Authority where he was head of subway maintenance and was a member of St. Richard Church in Gibsonia. He enjoyed going to his cottage in Pymatuning, enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, talk radio & spending time with the people he loved especially his grandchildren Dawson C. and Brody P. Boyer. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. Besides his mother, he is survived by his former wife, Carmen Malloy and was happily together with Meghan Palmer. He was the father of Melanie Marie (Malloy) Boyer of Wexford, Hannah P. Malloy of Wexford and Sean M. Malloy of Lawrenceville; grandfather of Dawson C. and Brody P. Boyer; brother of Paul (Janice K.) Malloy of Munhall, Sharon McCracken of West Mifflin and Patrick A. Malloy of Duquesne. He is also survived by his nieces, Diana, Brittany, Mariajose, Anna Victoria and Isabella. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 15110, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held at 1:30 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne with the Rev. Dan Sweeney officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

 


Phillip J. Spinosi

January 17, 2021 |

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

Phillip J. Spinosi, age 92, of White Oak, died January 17, 2021, at home. Born September 7, 1928, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Julius and Rose (Borrelli) Spinosi and the husband of the late Mary T. Spinosi.
Phillip retired from US Steel National Tube Works, where he was a rigger with 44 years of service. He was a US Navy veteran serving during WWII, where he was the quarterback of the Navy football team in Pensacola, FL. Phillip was a member of the Mary, Mother of God Parish.

 
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James Fedasz

January 17, 2021 |

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

James Fedasz, age 94, of McKeesport, died January 15, 2021, at Canterbury Place.  Born February 19, 1926, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Harry and Anna (Tech) Fedasz.  Jim was a 1944 graduate of McKeesport High School and furthered his education at Carnegie Tech (Carnegie Mellon University).  He would then go on to join the Army, 103rd Division in France during World War II.  He earned the EAME Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars, the Army Occupation of Germany Medal, Victory Ribbon, and a Good Conduct Medal.  He fought significant battles in Central Europe & The Rhineland alongside the French First Army and French Moroccan Soldiers and was also an Honor Guard for General Patton.  Using the GI Bill he earned, Jim enrolled at the North West School of Neon (Oregon Polytechnic Institute) to learn the craft.  Once back home in McKeesport, he had his own one-man neon sign shop on Walnut Street in McKeesport, and his neon signs could be found at businesses and schools throughout the area.  Jim was a talented artist and was a member of the McKeesport Art Group.  He loved to paint and sculpt with wood and bronze, and his painting of the B&O Crossing (in McKeesport) and sculpture of the SS McKeesport are in the permanent collection at the McKeesport Heritage Center.  At home, his garden became another canvas for his artistic talents.  Using different colors and textures of grasses, Jim created his last name in letters large enough to be seen from a helicopter.   He was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish, Corpus Christi Church, where he was an usher.  As an avid duckpin bowler, his artistry with the ball was apparent, bowling numerous 300 games.

 
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Michael P. Carnahan

January 17, 2021 |

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

Michael P. Carnahan, age 51, of Mt. Vernon, died January 13, 2021, at UPMC McKeesport. Born December 27, 1969, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late David E. and Mary Jane (Matuschek) Carnahan and the husband and best friend of Sandra (Buotte) Carnahan.
Michael was vice-president and general manager of Scalo Solar Solutions, a division of Burns & Scalo Roofing. He most recently completed the installation of the largest single sloped solar structure in the United States, located at Mill 19 in Hazelwood.

 
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Linda Dianne (Blalock) Brown

January 16, 2021 |

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

Linda Dianne (Blalock) Brown, 68, of Glassport, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021. She was born December 17, 1953 in Kinston, NC, and was the daughter of the late Omle and Addie (Heath) Blalock. Dianne was a professional seamstress and baker. She was a manager for Best Western Hotels and had previously worked for Pinehurst Golf Resort in NC. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Goldsboro, NC.

 
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Sally H. McCracken

January 15, 2021 |

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

Sally H. (Jenkins) McCracken, age 92, of Uniontown, formerly of Munhall passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Hillside Manor Personal Care Home. She retired as a greeter for Wal-Mart in West Mifflin. A member of Glassport United Methodist Church, she enjoyed spending time at her cottage at Deep Creek and loved her dog, Gigi. She helped to manage McCracken Oldsmobile in Elizabeth for 30 years with her husband and son. Born May 12, 1928 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late John and Helen (Bonno) Jenkins and wife of the late William G. “Bill” McCracken. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, William C. "Bill" McCracken, and brother, Thomas Jenkins. Visitation and services are private. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Cheryl C. Kern

January 15, 2021 |

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

Cheryl C. (Hibner) Kern, age 72, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital. She was formerly involved with management for Children's Palace in West Mifflin. She was a floor manager for United Cerebral Palsy in Turtle Creek, a former member of the Rainbow Girls, and an honorary member of M.U.T.T.S. of America at Cal State. Born May 27, 1948 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Walter H. and Christine (Gealy) Hibner. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Howard M.  Kern; sons, Chris (Angel) Kern of Liberty Borough and Jeff Kern of Elizabeth Twp.; brother, Walter H. (Bonnie) Hibner of Elizabeth Twp.; also, nieces and nephews. A memorial gathering will take place in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth, on Monday, January 18, 2021 from 6-8 PM. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


James Richard Berwick

January 15, 2021 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

James Richard Berwick,79 of Dravosburg, passed away on Thursday January 14th, 2021 at his home. He was born in Dravosburg on April 27th, 1941 to the late Walter and Bertha Cislo Berwick. James Berwick was the loving husband of 36 years to Irene L. Curry Berwick. He is survived by his sons Jimmer (Lisa) Berwick of Greenville, Tim (Isabel) Cotero of Buena Vista, and daughter Wendy (Scott) Wampler of Frederick Maryland, grandchildren Kirsty Lee Berwick of Greenville, Douglas Wampler of Squirrel Hill, and Ryan J. Wampler of Frederick, sisters Mary Sturkie of Columbia South Carolina and Kim (Brian) Slinsky of Litiz. James was preceded in death by his sisters Jenny and Patsy. He was a member of Clairton Sportsman club, the Lions Club of Dravosburg, and the Library Sportsman Club. He enjoyed fishing and trap shooting and liked operating the Ham Radio. James worked as the assistant superintendent of Pleasant Hills Sewer Treatment Plant for 25+ years. Arrangements have been entrusted to I.M FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th St, Dravosburg, PA 15034. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Catherine "Kay" Vukovich

January 15, 2021 |

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

Catherine "Kay" Vukovich, age 92 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born June 23, 1928 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Dokman) Vukovich.  A retired secretary for Westinghouse Corporation, Catherine was a member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, St. Clare of Assisi Church.  She is survived by her sister-in-law Dorothy Vukovich, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.  Besides her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her brother Frank M. Vukovich, sisters Mary Markle and Nellie Vukovich, and Chris Markle. 

 
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Betty Lou (Grant) Watt

January 14, 2021 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Betty Lou (Grant) Watt, age 88, of North Versailles, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. She was one of twelve children from the late Walter and Mary Grant. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Donald Watt.

She is survived by her children Sandra Watt of Portland, Oregon, Donald Watt Jr. of North Versailles, Edward Watt of North Versailles, Janet Smyer of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Joanne (John) Pulice of Lower Burrell; grandchildren Jesse Watt, Ashley (Marlon) Lindros, Ronnie (Savannah) Smyer, Joshua Watt, Dani (Austin) Duncan, Amanda Charles and James (Skyler) Charles Jr.; and great grandchildren Aubrey Lindros, Arwyn Charles, Eli Watt and Henry Smyer.

 
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Shirley A. Weitzel

January 14, 2021 |

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

Shirley A. Weitzel, 91, of Indian Lake, passed away January 8, 2021 after a short, fierce battle with Covid-19 at Laurel View Village. She was born December 19, 1929 in Ridley Park and was the daughter of the late Jack and Helen (Thompson) Alexander. She was the wife of 53 years to the late Robert D. Weitzel, Jr. Shirley was raised in Ridley Park, Delaware County and graduated from West Chester State College. She taught elementary school, primarily, History and Science, for 5th grade for 30 years. After she was chosen to work in the classroom with the Bicentennial Project of 1776, she became the author or Land O'Goshen, a historical novel, a Tale of Chester County and dedicated it to all of the boys and girls of Chester county, most especially to her children, Patty, Emily and Andrew. Shirley and her husband retired to Indian Lake in 1990 and loved their lake life, including much gardening, bird watching, traveling and community service, just as much as they loved their grandchildren and many beloved pets.

 
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Michael Habali

January 14, 2021 |

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

Michael Habali, age 91, of Blaine Hill, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired after 41 years as a motorman for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. Born October 9, 1929 in Clairton, he was a son of the late John and Vera (Dulonich) Habali. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Phyllis (Webb) Habali; son, Michael (Sande) Habali of Daytona Beach, FL; daughter, Linda (Dr. Michael Fontana) Fontana of White Oak; grandchildren, Kandace (Jay) Kettren of North Huntingdon, Jason (Emily) Habali of Ormond Beach, FL and Jon Habali of Florida; great-grandchildren, Taylar Getsy, Kalei Getsy, and Luke and Jacob Habali; also, nieces. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandson, George, and sister, Mary Shepard. No visitation and services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Pearl R. Hart

January 14, 2021 |

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

Pearl Rozella Hart, age 86, of McKeesport, died on January 11, 2021.  She was born in McKeesport on September 21, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Orida and Jenny Pezel and is the wife of the late Harry Edward Hart.

 
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Jennifer Lee Bell (Bico)

January 14, 2021 |

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

Jennifer Lee Bell (Bico), age 52, of Coulter, died January 10, 2021, at UPMC McKeesport. Born January 3, 1969, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of John Sr. and the late Sandra L. (Scears) Bell and the wife of Ronald C. Bico, Sr.
Jenn worked in the nursing home care industry throughout her life. She was a hard-working woman of faith and family. Her grandchildren's happiness was the most important thing in her life.

 
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