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Ann K. (Husar) Capristo

October 18, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Ann K. (Husar) Capristo, 86, of Duquesne, Passed peacefully to her eternal reward on Monday, October 15, 2018, at home. Born October 20, 1931, in Duquesne, she was the daughter of the late Mike and Mary (Matovich) Husar. Mrs Capristo was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin and a meticulous seamstress. She was the beloved wife of 67 years to Gene Capristo, she is also survived by her loving daughter, Cindi and her husband Dennis Caiarelli, of Duquesne, a son, Dean Capristo and his partner Susan Brockman of North Huntingdon, two grandsons, Ryan and his wife Vicky Caiarelli, and Nathan Caiarelli, four great grand daughters, Kaitlyn, Ava, Mia and Cami, and a sister, Maryann (Byron) Rider of Ohio.

 
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Michael Nesbitt

October 17, 2018 |

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

Michael Nesbitt, age 57 of McKeesport, died on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was born March 22, 1961 in Pittsburgh, the son of Inez Arango Nesbitt of Duluth, Georgia, and the late Lawrence C. Nesbitt. He is survived by his wife Debra Kay Nesbitt of McKeesport; brother, David Nesbitt of Houston, Texas; cousins, and friends Pastor Helen Burkhart and Jeffrey Baumiller of McKeesport. Services were held by Hunter-Edmundson-STRIFFLER FUNERAL HOME, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-6191). Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 


Dawn Ann Arrington

October 17, 2018 |

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

Dawn Ann Arrington, age 65 of Homestead, died Sunday, October 14, 2018. She was born June 18, 1953 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of the late George Earl and Mary Kathleen Day Goodridge and wife of the late David Vaughn Arrington. Dawn was a sales clerk for Dollar General and Marshalls. She was well known in her community and was the first to offer help to anyone in need.

 
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Charles Allan McGogney

October 17, 2018 |

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

Charles Allan “Magoo” McGogney, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. A Class of 1956 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School, he served in the U.S. Army, 11th Air Assault Division, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was self-employed in commercial floor maintenance. He enjoyed fishing at Lake Pymatuning, watching baseball and football games, western movies, and listening to a wide variety of music from the 1960s and ’70s, especially country western music and the rock groups The Eagles and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Always passionate about food, his favorite meal was Thanksgiving dinner. His favorite pastime was congregating with all his buddies at the local coffee shops throughout the years. Best known for his comical sense of humor, there was never a dull moment in his company. The younger generation loved learning about his philosophies of life. He had such a heart of gold and was so compassionate toward those less fortunate in life. 

 
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Jeffrey Barnes

October 15, 2018 |

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

Jeffrey Barnes, age 68, of McKeesport, died October 9, 2018, at home. Born May 30, 1950, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late James and Kathleen (Robertson) Barnes.

 
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Adam Christopher Bonetti

October 15, 2018 |

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

Adam Christopher Bonetti, age 22, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Born July 1, 1996 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of Edward A. Bonetti of Baldwin and Nichelle Pacish (Brian Disman) Bonetti of Forward Twp. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, Dominic (Haylee Saunders) Bonetti of Elizabeth and Anthony Bonetti of Forward Twp.; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Sharon Pacich of Clairton; and niece, Sophia Bonetti; also, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. No services are planned. Donations can be made to the family. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Kevin L. Keller

October 15, 2018 |

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

Kevin L. Keller, age 64, of North Versailles, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018. He was born November 9, 1953 in New Kensington, a son of the late Theodore and LaRue Keller. He was a long-time member of Linway United Presbyterian Church in North Versailles where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He retired after 32 years as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service in Monroeville, Plum and Penn Hills before spending the last 5 years as a Legislative Assistant to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He loved watching hockey, especially with his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of over 39 years, Susan E. (Krupa) Keller; children Shaun (Sabrina) Keller and Shannon (Tony Cautela) Jeffries; grandchildren Brianne Jeffries and Luca and Landon Keller; brothers Howard (Helen) Keller and Keith Keller; and sister Karen (John) Crandall.
 
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James R. "Jim" Matthias

October 15, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

James R. "Jim" Matthias, 83, of Duquesne died Friday, October 12, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian. Born in McKeesport, November 29, 1934, he was the son of the Late George and Mary (Uhrine) Matthias. Mr. Matthias was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, The Parish Men's Club, Knights of Columbus Council 4210, and the IBEW Local 29. He was a retired employee of the Duquesne Light Company and a humble servant of the Church, serving as a Eucharistic Minister for many years, and a U.S. Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the Late Ann Ragan Matthias. He is survived by four sons, Robert (Diane), James (Sandy), Michael (Tracey) and William Matthias; a brother, George Matthias and a sister, Geraldine Vennebush; Seven Grandchildren, and many Nieces and Nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in Death by a brother William.

 
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Paul W. Biles

October 14, 2018 |

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

Paul W. Biles, age 76, of Elrama, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a mechanic for Servi-Sel Inc. in Bethel Park. He was a member of Elrama Volunteer Fire Company and the Elrama Sportsmen's Club.

 
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Gertrude M. Smola

October 13, 2018 |

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

Gertrude M. Smola, 96, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.  She was born August 11, 1922 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Wilmer C. and Mary (Filtz) Auckerman.  Gertrude was a member of The Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, Church Women's Group, Cereal Heights Homemakers and card club.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Smola; son, Paul Smola; brothers, Raymond and Russell Auckerman, sister, Eleanor Vargo; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Tuesday 11 a.m-1 p.m.  A funeral service will take place on 1 p.m.  in the funeral home chapel.  Interment in Irwin Union Cemetery.

 


John Fekete

October 13, 2018 |

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

John Fekete, 75, of Westmoreland City, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Transitions Healthcare.  He was born March 25, 1943 in Jersey City, NJ, a son of the late John and Mary Dzurka Fekete.  Prior to his retirement, John was a machinist for Fulmer Company, a veteran of the US Army, having served during Vietnam War, and a member of St. Stephen's Byzantine Catholic Church.  He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Judith A. Churley Fekete; sons, Steven Fekete, Robert Fekete and his wife, Susan, Christopher Fekete and his wife, Jamie; sister, Mary Walley and her husband, Dick; grandchildren, Brice, Reese, Michael, Sarah and Julie; many nieces and  nephews, great-nieces and nephews; and a great great-nephew.

 
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Mary L. Kunicky

October 12, 2018 |

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

Mary L Kunicky, age 95, of Liberty Borough, died Octobert 11, 2018, at John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport.  Born April 7, 1923, in Erie, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Carmella (Fedei) Riazzi and the wife of the late John H. Kunicky.

 
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William J. Lodor

October 12, 2018 |

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

William J. Lodor, age 66, of McKeesport, died October 11, 2018. He was born April 2, 1952, in McKeesport.

 
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Rose Marie (Fejes) Manning

October 12, 2018 |

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

Rose Marie (Fejes) Manning, 75, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at home. She was born October 20, 1942 in McKeesport to the late Bert and Annette (Michalski) Fejes. She was the wife of the late Edward M. Manning, who passed away January 20, 2015. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth and worked in administration at CCAC for many years. She is survived by her son, Michael E. Manning of Delray Beach, Fl, grandsons, Seth Manning of Delray Beach, Fl and Nathaniel and Shane Bryner, both of Bethel Park, as well as nieces and nephews.

 
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Ray David Critchfield

October 12, 2018 |

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

Ray David Critchfield, 73, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  He was born in Uniontown on November 26, 1944 to the late Harry G. and Drusilla (Phillips) Critchfield. Ray was a US Army Veteran and attended Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church. He worked for the former US Steel Christy Park Works and also worked for Alva M. Squibb Company. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Charlene L. (Sedlar) Moore Critchfield,  sons, David R. (Cindy) Critchfield of Lamont Furnace and Charles E. Moore of Jefferson Hills,  daughters, Denise Renee (Greg) Garner of Mount Pleasant, Carla (Dr. Larry) Tentor of Ashland, VA, and Barbara (Kirk) Moore of Brooklyn, NY, grandchildren, Maitlyn, Ryan, Jessica, Jordan, Molly, Morgan, Meredith and Zachery, sister, Barbara Lee Salitrik of Hopwood,  nieces, Martha, and Druann, and nephews, David, Bill, Matt and Eric.

 
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