Antoinette T. Carrozza

January 31, 2018 |

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

Antoinette T. Carrozza, age 83, of McKeesport, died peacefully on January 31, 2018, at Jefferson Hospital. Born September 11, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Rachel (Delfini) Raffa and the wife of the late Joseph R. Carrozza.

 
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Nancy Baum Mack

January 31, 2018 |

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

Nancy Baum Mack, 78, of Elizabeth Township, died January 30, 2018 at home. She was born October 26, 1939 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Wilson Wadsworth and Dorothy Endean Baum. Nancy was the wife of the late John Mabon Mack, who died September 26, 2004. She was a Real Estate Agent at the Wilson Baum Agency for 35 years. She was a member of Mount Vernon Community United Presbyterian Church, the Twentieth Century Club, Elizabeth Senior Citizens, Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, Youghiogheny Country Club, and the former MonYough Real Estate Association. Nancy is survived by her daughters, Sally Mack (David ) Sekowski of Norfolk, VA, Debra Mack (Marty) Humberson and Lori Mack (Steven) Meier of Elizabeth Township, brother, Robert (Janet) Baum of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, Steven Sekowski, Jenna (James) Lingeris, Travis (Alexis) Humberson, Tyler Meier, Jon Sekowski, Kylie Humberson and Ryan Meier, great-grandchildren, Sophia, Jonathan and Charles Lingeris, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, Linda Mack, Cordelia Mack and Kaye Baum, brothers-in-law, Richard Mack, Harry Voskamp and Henry Voskamp, and her beloved dog, Gracie.

 
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Ronald P. Grebur

January 31, 2018 |

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

Ronald Peter Grebur Sr., 69 of White Oak, died unexpectedly on January 27, 2018 in Pembroke Pines, Florida surrounded by his loving family. Born August 10, 1948, in Pittsburgh, Pa, he was the son of the late Alex and Olga (Kucich) Grebur.

 
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Mildred "Smilja" Blagovich

January 31, 2018 |

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

Mildred "Smilja" Blagovich, 103, of McKeesport, died Monday, January 29. 2018. She was born November 11, 1914 in West Wilmerding and was the daughter of the late Nikola and Sava Kosich Zivkovich. She was the wife of the late Michael "Miso" Blagovich, Jr. They were married for 63 years. Mildred was the oldest member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and its Sisterhood, Kolo, Serbian National Federation Lodge 7, and was a former member of the Order of The Eastern Star. In 2016, Smilja was awarded Person of the Year by the Serb National Federation. She was a retired Head Cook at McKeesport High school and had 17 years of service there. She had also worked at the former Holiday House in Monroeville. She is survived by her daughter, Melva Jean (Richard) Buzzelli of Penn Hills, grandchildren, Michael A. Makatura of Orlando, FL, and Kimberly A. Miller of North Huntingdon, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson, nieces and nephews.

 
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Paul L. McDonald

January 31, 2018 |

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

Paul L. McDonald, 92, of North Huntingdon, died Monday January 29, 2018. He was born October 19, 1925 in East McKeesport, a son of the late Leonard S. and Emma C. (Rolison) McDonald and was also preceded in death by his wife Grace J. (Rankin) Vranich McDonald, and his siblings Harry McDonald, Mary Caldwell, and Helen Bernhardy. Paul was a retired tool and die maker for Westinghouse Airbrake Co., Wilmerding, a member of Norwin Alliance Church, Shidle Lodge No. 601, Free and Accepted Masons, Irwin, and Syria Temple, Pittsburgh. He is survived by his children Paul L. McDonald Jr. and his wife Barbara of CA, Elaine McDonald of East McKeesport, Mark Vranich and his wife Cindi of FL, Carole Hancsak of UT, Martin Vranich and Cathy McDeavitt and her husband Thomas both of FL, Corrine Zecchini and her husband Thomas of North Huntingdon, and Connie Vranich of FL; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Harvey Wander

January 30, 2018 |

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

Harvey Wander, age 94, of White Oak, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018.  He was born January 10, 1924 in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, son of the late Morris and Minnie Mermelstein Wander. A well-known figure in Pittsburgh, he was an entrepreneur and business owner.  He managed the first rock & roll club in Pittsburgh.  He subsequently established Harvey’s House on Federal Street and later formed the Harvey Wander Agency, a bail bond business.

 
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Eugenia M. (Jennie) Gregg

January 30, 2018 |

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

Eugenia M. "Jennie" Gregg, age 90, of McKeesport, died January 26, 2018, at home. Born July 20, 1927, in Wilmerding, she was the daughter of the late Maciej and Mary (Dylong) Liput and the wife of the late Matthew W. Gregg, Sr.

 
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Katherine Cindric

January 30, 2018 |

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

Katherine Cindric, age 94 of North Versailles and formerly of Versailles Boro, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in UPMC East in Monroeville.  Born December 1, 1923 in Versailles, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Pauline (Falec) Coban.

 
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Rose D'Angelo Gladkowski

January 29, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Rose D'Angelo Gladkowski, 97, of Glassport, died Jan. 29, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Antonio and Rosali Sgattoni and wife of the late John D'Angelo and Theodore Gladkowski.  She is survived by her sons John (Terry Woytovich) D'Angelo and Louis (Shirley) D'Angelo; daughter Teresa (Robert) Klein; also 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  Rose worked at Glassport Glasshouse; managed the Allegheny tax office in McKeesport and was a retired supervisor for Allegheny County Treasurer's Office.  She was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Tues. 4-8.  A funeral mass will be held Wed.10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Parish with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki.  Interment following New St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Loretta A. Dibler

January 29, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Loretta A. Dibler, 67, of McKeesport, died Jan. 28, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Karczewski) Nestor.  She is survived by her husband Charles Dibler, daughter Carrie (James) Wright of Glassport and grandchildren Joshua Hansen and Brett Nolfi.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed.2-4 and 6-8.

 

Dorothy Ann Sabina Barnes

January 29, 2018 |

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

Dorothy Ann Sabina Barnes, age 91, of Dravosburg, died January 27th, 2018, at Southwestern Assisted Living Center in Pittsburgh.

 
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Craig Richard Pindro

January 29, 2018 |

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Craig Richard Pindro, 53, of McKeesport died Jan. 26, 2018. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead, where a service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.

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Frank Joseph (Big Poe) Pulkownik

January 29, 2018 |

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

Frank Joseph (Big Poe) Pulkownik, 79, of Wind Ridge, passed away on January 27, 2018. Frank was born October 3, 1938 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Frank and Sophia (Tereletsky) Pulkownik, of Duquesne. Frank served as a Heavy Truck Driver in the US Army from 1958-1961.  After his military service, Frank protected his community for 23 years as a Police officer for the city of Duquesne.  After leaving the Police Force, Frank worked as a laborer with Mastech until his retirement. Frank enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching his grandsons participate in sporting events. Frank is survived by his former wife, Joanne Patrick of Munhall; two sons, John Pulkownik of Castle Shannon, and Joe Pulkownik of Munhall; two grandsons, Dylan and Logan Pulkownik of West Mifflin; and a brother, Bill (Jeanne) Pulkownik of Wind Ridge, along with several nieces and nephews.

 
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Zachary J. Ebbitt

January 29, 2018 |

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

 
Zachary J. Ebbitt, age 33, of Pittsburgh, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018. He was born November 30, 1984 in Monroeville, the son of James (girlfriend Hazel Bizub) Ebbitt and the late Cheyrl S. (Redeker) Ebbitt. He graduated from Norwin High School and went onto earn a degree in Safety Engineering from Slippery Rock University and was the past Vice President of the fraternity Phi Kappa Theta. He went onto work at many locations as a safety engineer and was always smiling and well liked. In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his grandparents Claude and Polly Redeker and Clyde and Norma Ebbitt.
 
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Charles "Basil" Ursta

January 28, 2018 |

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

Charles "Basil" Ursta, age 87, of White Oak, formerly of McKeesport, died January 25, 2018, at UPMC McKeesport.

 
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Marion A. Molinaro

January 28, 2018 |

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

On January 27, 2018 our family bid farewell to its matriarch, Marion A. (Linn) Molinaro, age 88 of Elizabeth Twp.  Born in McKeesport on September 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Adelaide (Flaherty) Linn.  Marion graduated from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and retired from UPMC McKeesport where she worked as a Registered Nurse for 40 years.

 
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Erik James “Egghead” Maselli

January 27, 2018 |

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

Erik James “Egghead” Maselli, 37, of West Elizabeth, formerly of Clairton and Uniontown, where he was a construction contractor, passed away on Friday, January 26th, 2018 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. He was born in Pittsburgh on February, 1st 1980 to James R. Maselli and the late Judith Beckovich Maselli. Erik is survived by his wife, Shawna Fant Maselli. He is also survived by his son, Ashton Maselli of Clairton, daughter, Celina M. Maselli of Clairton, father, James R. Maselli of West Elizabeth, and brothers; James M.(Angela) Maselli, of Ravenna, OH and Shaun J. Maselli of West Elizabeth. Erik was preceded in death by his mother, Judith Beckovich Maselli. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as baseball. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A memorial service will take place at Wilson Presbyterian Church, 400 North 4th St. in Clairton at 11:00am on Saturday February 17, 2018. The family requests that contributions be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 

Charles Wesley Hughes

January 27, 2018 |

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

C. Wesley Hughes, 79, of North Huntingdon, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 26, 2018.  He was born May 26, 1938 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late George and Charlotte (Heatherington) Hughes.  Prior to his retirement, Wesley was a metallurgist for Westinghouse and was a member of Norwin Alliance Church, North Huntingdon.  He taught Sunday School, enjoyed gardening and loved to research everything.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Hughes.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara Gilbert Hughes; sons, Charles Jr. and his wife, Betsy, Ken and his wife, Stephanie; daughters, Kathleen Hanna and her husband George, Sheila Gilpatrick; sister, Eleanor McNutt; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

 
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Olga H. Morgan

January 26, 2018 |

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

Olga H. Morgan, age 86, of Port Vue, died Jan. 24, 2018, at Jefferson Hospital.  Born Jan. 7, 1932, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Maria (Demko) Hromanik and the wife of the late Robert Morgan, Jr.

 
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Margaret R. Markland

January 26, 2018 |

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

Margaret R. Markland, 91, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at The Grove at Irwin.  She was born September 28, 1926 in McKeesport, Pa., a daughter of the late Samuel W. and Wanda M. (Colditz) Chapman.

 
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Howard Scott Yoder

January 26, 2018 |

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

 HOWARD SCOTT YODER age 70, of Dravosburg, was called home to Heaven on January 23, 2018. He was born April 15, 1947, in Peoria, IL, a son of the late Lloyd and Viola (Sell) Yoder. He retired from US Steel Clairton Works with 40 years service. Scott graduated from Pennridge High School, was a member of the Duquesne Croatian Club and a former member of the Stephen Bayard Lodge, Elizabeth. Beloved husband of 50 years to Dolores (Novosel) Yoder; loving father of Robert Scott (Shannon) Yoder of North Huntingdon, Stephen Yoder of West Deer, Sandra Yoder, and Sindy Yoder of Dravosburg; loving Pap of Mariah, Sophia, Isaiah, Leah, Noah, Bethany, Mackenzie, Kaitlyn, Nicolette, and Ava; brother of Sumi (Craig) Gerhart, David Yoder, Paul Yoder, Bob (Bev) Yoder, Ray Yoder, Lilian (Charlie) Walton, Dale (Nicki) Yoder. Preceded in death by his siblings, Jack Yoder, Charlotte (late Chuck) Strouse, Leon Yoder, and Frank (surviving spouse, Kathy) Yoder.

 
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Patricia Dowden

January 26, 2018 |

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

Patricia Dowden, age 72, of North Versailles, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. Born December 17, 1945 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Jerome J. and Katherine (Brown) Pater.

 
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Donna M. Peat

January 25, 2018 |

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

Donna M. Peat, age 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at The Grove at Irwin.  She was born March 29, 1937 in McKeesport, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles W. and Gaffney Sterner.

 
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Susan C. Lis

January 25, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Susan C. Lis, 66, of Port Vue, died Jan. 24, 2018.  She is survived by her companion of 25 years, Bruce Bradshaw; son Ken (Kelly) Schroder of Port Vue, daughters Jennifer (Jason Hoover) Lis of Liberty Boro and Suzanne Lis of Port Vue; grandchildren Adam Schroder, Anthony Betters, Hunter Monell, Evan Monell, Ava Kargel, Logan Margie and Chloe Hoover; and brother George Kudrick.  Susan was a retired bus driver for Laidlaw Teamsters 205.  She also worked for Hills and Westinghouse.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Sat. 2-4 and 6-8.

 

Carol A. Gallagher

January 25, 2018 |

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

Carol A. Gallagher, age 84, died January 23, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born October 19, 1933, in Cambridge, OH, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Aichele) Gallagher.

 
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Warren E. Snider

January 25, 2018 |

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

Warren E. Snider, age 78 of Ellwood City and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Golden Hill Nursing Home, following an on and off again battle with cancer.  Born April 16, 1939 in Dravosburg, he was the son of the late Floyd and Ethel (Wall) Snider. 

 
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David A. Dunn

January 24, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

David A. Dunn, 65 of McKeesport, died Jan. 23, 2018.  He is the son of the late Kenneth and Dolores Dunn.  David is survived by his wife Diane (Giannandrea) Dunn; children Melissa Dunn, Rebecca Dunn and Joseph Dunn; grandchildren Kat, David and Lauren and brother Dennis Dunn.  David was a member of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and served in the US Army Vietnam War.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport

 

Mary Ann Stefan

January 23, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Mary Ann Stefan, 96, of Duquesne, died Jan. 22, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Mykytyn. She is the wife of the late Michael Stefan.  Mary Ann is survived by her son Larry (Cheryl) Stefan of West Mifflin; grandson Clinton Stefan of West Mifflin; and nieces Audrey (Jack) Resnik and Sylvia (John) Ugstandt.  She was preceded in death by her brother Charles Mykytyn, sister Stella Obrosky and grandson Brandon Stefan. Mary Ann was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Thurs. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral blessing will be held Fri. at Noon in the funeral home with Father Tom Lewandowski, followed by a 12:30 pm funeral mass at Holy Name Church.  Interment following St. Hedwig Cemetery.

 

Doris L. Benick

January 23, 2018 |

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

Doris L. Benick, age 85 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  She was born August 7, 1932 in McKeesport, the daughter of the late James and Agnes Schultz O’Brien.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Maureen Demuzio.

 
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James R. Brown

January 23, 2018 |

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

James R. Brown, 82, of North Huntingdon, Pa.,  passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital, McKeesport.

 
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Olga A. Pupich

January 23, 2018 |

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

Olga A. Pupich, age 95, of Palm Bay, FL, formerly of Liberty Borough, died January 18, 2018, in Florida. Born October 6, 1922, in Duquesne, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Slavik) Hricko and the wife of the late Edward F. Pupich, for 70 years.

 
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Paul T. Cody

January 23, 2018 |

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

Paul T. Cody, 89, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday January 20, 2018. He was born November 30, 1928 in Pittsburgh a son of the late Martin and Marie Cody and was raised by his grandparent the late Timothy and Mabel Sexton. Paul was a retired dispatcher for the Port Authority of Allegheny County, a Navy veteran of WWII, and a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, North Huntingdon. He enjoyed his golfing and bowling leagues, was an avid reader and history buff, and loved to fish. His Sunday was not complete if he could not complete the New York Times crossword puzzle in an hour. In addition to his parents and grandparents he is preceded in death by children Paul Cody and Kathleen Billings and siblings Dorothy McDermott, Terrance and Patrick Cody. He is survived by his wife Theresa (Cicco) Cody; his children Barbara Mills, Vicki Weber, Mary E. Aitkin, and Christopher Cody; eight grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews including special niece Linda Williams.
 
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David Earl Robertson, Jr.

January 23, 2018 |

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

David Earl Robertson, Jr. 47, of Forward Township, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at home. He was born August 12, 1970 in Jeannette and was the son of the late David E. Robertson, Sr. and the late Carolee Bodnar Robertson. David was an Electrician and was a member of the PNA. He is survived by his son, Chance David Robertson and daughter, Jordan Nicole Robertson of Altamonte Springs, FL, sisters, Leeann (Patrick Finney) Robertson of Forward Township and Nancy (Paul) Malush of Smock, and nephews, Tyler, Brad, Tyler, Dylan, Gunnar and Sawyer.

 
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Maria Elizabeth (Bajus) Heddleston

January 23, 2018 |

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

Maria Elizabeth (Bajus) Heddleston, 42, is now with the Lord, after her 7-year battle of stage four breast cancer, on January 22, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Maria was born August 28, 1975 in Pittsburgh, PA to Donald and Mary Louise Bajus.  She was a 1993 graduate of Steel Valley High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Edinboro University in 1997.  She also earned a Master’s of Education from Slippery Rock in 2003.  In 2008, she became a National Board Certified Teacher and recently became recertified in December of 2017.  She was very active in St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Munhall.  Maria married Brian Heddleston in November of 2001.

 
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Brenda L. Chadwick

January 23, 2018 |

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

Brenda L. Chadwick, age 69, of McKeesport, died January 21, 2018, at home with her family by her side. Born March 14, 1948, in Clearfield, KY, she was the daughter of the late James O. and Elnora Faye (Mynheir) Lambert and the wife of James L. Chadwick for over 45 years.

 
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Goldie R. (Demes) Oskin

January 22, 2018 |

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

GOLDIE R. (DEMES) OSKIN Goldie was born on April 22, 1931, and was called to heaven on January 21, 2018. She was a graduate of Duquesne High School where she returned in 1967 as a Business teacher. Her activities included drama coach, cheerleading sponsor, choral director, pep club advisor, senior class advisor, year book advisor, and music teacher on an “Emergency Certificate.” She also taught at Glassport in its final year as the Glassport Education District (1965-66) and then at South Allegheny in its first year as the jointure (1966-67). She received her BS degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh and is a life-long member of the Pitt Alumni Association. She was also a member of the Heinz Chapel Choir in the early 50’s. In addition, Mrs. Oskin was a member of the NEA-R, PSEA-R, and the Allegheny County-R Education Association. In the community, she served as Secretary of the City of Duquesne Planning Commission; Treasurer of the Board of the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club; Secretary of P.R.I.D.E. (Easter Egg Hunt, Light-Up Night Emcee, Clean-Up City with School Students, and Concerts in the Park). She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne for 74 years where she was the organist, a choir member, Clerk of Session, Elder, Sunday school teacher, Summer Bible School supervisor, and a member of the Church’s drama group. Mrs. Oskin was a member of the International Federation of Women’s Clubs on the local, county, district, and state levels. Locally, she served as President of the GFWC Women’s Club of Duquesne, the Circa East Civic Club, the ACFWC Circle of Presidents, and then as President of the Allegheny County Federation of Women’s Clubs. In the Southwestern District, she acted as Chairman of many departments, and on the state level, she co-chaired three conventions for the Pennsylvania Federation of Women’s Clubs. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Elizabeth Demes; siblings, Elizabeth (Steve) Mazura, Frank (Elizabeth) Demes, Irene (Ned) Moyle; and her husband, Glen R. Oskin, Sr. and her son, Glen R. Oskin, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Spell (William Sr.) of Duquesne; daughter-in-law, Pat Zelop of Belleville, TX; grandchildren, William Spell Jr. (Heather) of Herminie, Jenna Spell of Duquesne, Glen Oskin III (Desiree) of College Station, TX, and Lindsey Gilley (Scott) of Houston, TX; great-grandchildren, Baily, William III, and Brody Spell, Peyton and Parker Oskin, and Jackson, Ryan, and Maddie Gilley; her loving sister-in-law, Agnes “Nan” (Oskin) of East McKeesport; also numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday and Friday 2-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Avenue, Duquesne 412-466-3300. Additional visitation on Saturday, January 27, from 10-11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne, 719 Duquesne Blvd., where her services will be held at 11 a.m. Reverend Judy Slater officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Prysbeterian Church of Duquesne.

 
 
 

Frances M. Jones

January 22, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Frances M. Jones, 75, of Elizabeth died January 21, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Curtis and Margaret (Puckey) Everett. She is survived by children Curtis (Gail) Streyle, Allen (Peggy) Streyle, James (Victoria) Williams, Donnetta (William) Goodrich, Glori (Ed) Slate, Mara George, Kelly (Harry) Lueckert, Amber Williams, Adale Williams, Chad (April) Williams, and Christy Telles; niece Connie (Paul) Kennedy; nephew Donnie (Rachel) Everett; also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Friends received Wed. 6-8 at The Church 1683 Mars Hill Rd, Sutersville and Thur. 2-4 and 6-8 at The Church. A funeral service will be held Fri. 10am at The Church with Pastor Frank Rocco, interment following Round Hill Cemetery. 

 

Robert E. Wineland

January 22, 2018 |

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

Robert E. Wineland, age 74 of McKeesport, died Monday, January 22, 2018. He was born January 9, 1944 in McKeesport, the son of the late Earl W. and Elizabeth Plues Wineland. Robert served in the U.S. Marine Corp. in motor transport during the Vietnam War.

 
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Christine M. Spanbauer

January 22, 2018 |

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

Christine M. Spanbauer, age 65 of Liberty Borough, passed away at home on Monday, January 22, 2018 after a 7 1/2 year fight with cancer.  Born November 26, 1952 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of Olga (Knezevich) Pribanich of Glassport and the late John Pribanich. 

 
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Audrey A. Staszak

January 22, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Audrey A. Staszak, 62 of Glassport, died Jan. 20, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Stanley and Dorothy (Elkowitz) Karnash.  She is survived by her daughter Jennifer Staszak; granddaughter Kaylin Staszak and brother Richard Karnash.  Audrey was a unit clerk for Jefferson Hospital.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thurs. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral blessing will be held Fri. 10:00 am in the funeral home with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki.

 

Donald J. Duffy

January 22, 2018 |

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

Donald J. Duffy, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at RNC Greensburg.  He was born, April 16, 1931 in East Pittsburgh, a son of the late James and Marie (Lewis) Duffy.

 
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Nancy Moller

January 22, 2018 |

Published By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

Nancy Moller, 69 of Port Vue passed away January 20,2018 in UPMC Presby. She was born in McKeesport Feburary 12,1948

 
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Shirley Ann Orbin

January 21, 2018 |

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

Shirley Ann Orbin passed away suddenly in her West Newton, Pennsylvania, home on January, 20, 2018. She was 66. She is survived by her two daughters, Rhonda Anthony (Orville) and Lisa Carwithen; three grandchildren, Bekah, Joseph, and Reece Carwithen; and two great-grandchildren, Braxton and Bailee. She was predeceased by her husband, Dennis R. Orbin.

 
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Daniel Shane Powell

January 21, 2018 |

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

Daniel Shane Powell, 38, of Pittsburgh, passed unexpectedly Friday January 12, 2018. He was born August 21, 1979 in Braddock, a son of the late Daniel H. Powell Sr. and Debbie Reynolds. Daniel had a great sense of humor, enjoyed making others laugh, spending time with friends, playing computer, and video games. He is survived by his siblings Daniel H. (Danielle) Powell Jr. of Jeannette, Joph Greyno of Uniontown, Crystal (Jeff) Bick of Jeannette, Amanda Reynolds of Blairsville, Jeff (Rebecca) Greyno of Monarch, Samantha Powell-Reedy of Pittsburgh, Katie Powell-Reedy of White Oak, Richard Powell-Schmidt of Jeannette, and Tabatha Powell-Reedy of Irwin; many nieces and nephews.
 
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Marie Camille Pape (Sturchio) Del Grosso

January 21, 2018 |

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Marie Camille Pape (Sturchio) Del Grosso, age 83, went home to be with the Lord peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, January 18, 2018. She was born August 10, 1934 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Louis and Anna Marie Sturchio. She retired after 20 years as a deli cook at the Foodland in Turtle Creek and enjoyed the time she spent at the Life Pittsburgh Senior Center in McKees Rocks. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband John Del Grosso and second husband Jack Pape; son John Del Grosso; brother Ralph Sturchio; and sister Nancy Carnevale. She is survived by her children Lena (Doug) King, Frank (Karen) Del Grosso and Jack Pape; 10 grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren; brothers Louis (Myra) Sturchio and Larry (Marilyn) Sturchio; and sisters Betty (Henry) Bachorski and Dolly Pici; and special cousin Tony DelleFemine, loved by many nieces and nephews; close friend Betty Zielinski; and Marie’s poodle Bella.
 
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Doris K. Mundorf

January 21, 2018 |

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

Doris K. Mundorf, age 94, of White Oak, died January 18, 2018, at Atria Senior Living of the South Hills.

 
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Margaret Dranko

January 20, 2018 |

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

Margaret Dranko, age 95, of Port Vue, died January 19, 2018, at John J. Kane Regional Medical Center.

 
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Violet R. "Scotty" Billy

January 20, 2018 |

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Violet R. "Scotty" Billy, 93 yrs. young, of Liberty Borough, and most recently Senior Care Plaza, McKeesport, peacefully passed on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital, McKeesport. Born December 18, 1924 in Homestead, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret “Meg” (Warrender) Rodger and wife of the late Rodney H. “Rod” Billy for 59 ½ years.

 
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David Scott Hilpert

January 20, 2018 |

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David Scott Hilpert, age 56, of McKeesport, died January 15, 2018, at home. Born November 21, 1961, he was the son of the late Edward F. Hilpert and Janet Marie (Callahan) (Bernard) Michaels.

 
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Peter Skalski

January 19, 2018 |

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Peter Skalski, 83 of Glassport, died Jan. 19, 2018.  He is the son of the late Peter and Priscilla (Kuzio) Skalski.  He is survived by his sons Peter (Cynthia) Skalski of Essex, MD and Paul (Linda) Skalski of West Mifflin; grandchildren Jeffrey, Michael, Taryn and Sean; great grandchildren Lara, Kaya and Kinsley; sister Patricia (the late David) Markovich of Port Vue; brother James (Brenda) Skalski of FL; also nieces and nephews.  Peter was retired from US Steel; was a member of the PNA in Glassport and Club 22.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Mon. Jan. 22 from 2-6.  A funeral service will be held Tues., Jan. 23 at 10:00 am in the funeral home.  Interment following St. Mary's Polish Cemetery, White Oak.

 

Pamela L. Smith

January 19, 2018 |

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Pamela L. Smith, age 57, of Wilkinsburg, died January 11, 2018 at home.  Born June 18, 1960 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of David William and Nellie Renee (Mixon) Smith.

 
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Grace Burke

January 19, 2018 |

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Grace (Drechsler) Burke, age 93, of Las Vegas, and formerly of Elrama, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at The Heights of Summerlin. She enjoyed golfing and traveling. Born November 21, 1924 in Elrama, she was a daughter of the late George and Agatha (Kampert) Drechsler and wife of the late William Burke. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Theresa Westwood, Margaret Whitworth, Minnie Drum and Catherine Declusin, and brothers, John, William and George Drechsler. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 5-7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:30 AM in St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Mercedes K. Cisco

January 19, 2018 |

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Mercedes K. Cisco, age 79 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Born August 16, 1938 in Mt. Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Eleanor (Crilley) Smith.

 
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Henry "Hank" Merle Knox

January 19, 2018 |

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Henry “Hank” Merle Knox, 69, of Clairton, formerly of Elliottsville,  PA, passed away at AHN Jefferson Hospital on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  He was born October 5, 1948 in Fayette County to the late George and Rosetta Knox.  Henry was a loving husband for 33 years to the late Yvonne Riggen Knox.  He is survived by daughters; Virginia (Brian) Hilty of Greensburg, Candace Knox of Clairton, Tammy (John) Hayden of McKeesport; brothers; Roger Knox of Uniontown, George “Rusty” (Dee) Knox of Connellsville, Richard Knox of Clairton; sisters Carolyn Pici of McKeesport, Vanessa (Bill) Frost of Uniontown, Lori (Dolly) Knox; 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  Along with his parents and wife, Henry was preceded in death by son, Henry Merle Knox; daughter, Nora Knox; brothers, Vernon Knox and Mark Knox.  Henry served in the US Marine Corp during the Vietnam War, enjoyed car shows, camping, hunting, and socializing with others.  He was a member of the AmVets in Uniontown and the VFW in Hopwood. Family and friends will be received Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street Clairton,  PA   15025.  A service will take place at the funeral home on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 am followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery with full military honors.

 

Audrey J. Fulton

January 18, 2018 |

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Audrey J. Fulton, age 83, of White Oak, died January 17, 2018, at Independence Court of Monroeville.

 
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Maryann Dandrea

January 18, 2018 |

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Maryann Dandrea, age 81 of McKeesport, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018 in John J. Kane Regional Center - McKeesport.  Born November 16, 1936 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Frank J. and Veronica (Zalac) Kolic.

 
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Dale A. McCarthy

January 17, 2018 |

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

Dale A. McCarthy, age 59, of Irwin, PA, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at his home.

 
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Patricia Jane (Long) Bornyas

January 17, 2018 |

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

Patricia J. Bornyas, 89, of Elizabeth Twp. and formerly of Liberty Borough and Duquesne, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

 
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William J. Morgan

January 16, 2018 |

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William J. "Bill" Morgan, age 49, of Saltsburg, PA, died January 13, 2018, in Latrobe, PA. Born June 5, 1968, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late Dennis and June (Lear) Morgan and the husband of Sheryl (Weiss) Morgan. Bill worked as an auto mechanic. He had a passion for working on cars, building go-carts and working out at the gym. He was very proud of his children and cherished the time spent with his family. In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his children, Shannon (Raymond) Giles of Conneautville, PA, Jennifer Morgan, Elizabethtown, KY, Dennis Morgan II, of Saltsburg, PA. Christina (Seth) Bailey of Alliance, OH, Stephanie (Jeremy) Litton of Campelsville, KY, William J. (Morgan) Homrighausen Jr. of Polland, OH, Jessica and Angelica Morgan both of Saltsburg, PA; grandson, Bryson Giles. Arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Raymond Francis Urbanek

January 16, 2018 |

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

Raymond Francis Urbanek, age 86 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital.  Born May 8, 1931 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph F. and Sophia E. (McKloskey) Urbanek. 

 
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Alexa Meadows

January 16, 2018 |

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

Alexa Meadows, age 26, of Munhall died January 12, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born October 24, 1991 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Alexander Meadows and Camille Brown.

 
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Virginia M. Oblack

January 16, 2018 |

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

Virginia M.  Oblack, age 88, of McKeesport, died January 14, 2018, at Jefferson Regional Hospital. Born June 2, 1929, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Nellie Praysner and the wife of the late Ernest A. Oblack.

 
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Cloabell M. Jessop

January 16, 2018 |

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

Cloabell M. Jessop, age 92, of Irwin, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon.

 
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William H. Beardsley Jr.

January 16, 2018 |

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

William H. Beardsley Jr., age 88, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Walden's View, North Huntingdon.  He was born November 21, 1929 in McKeesport, Pa., a son of the late William H. and Hilda A. (Gondean) Beardsley.

 
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Francis R. "Fran" Daley

January 16, 2018 |

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FRANCIS R. "FRAN" DALEY age 87, of Duquesne, on January 14, 2018. He was a son of the late Daniel and Mary (McElhinney) Daley. Fran was retired from the County Board of Assessment Appeals. He was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish where he was a former usher and a member of their pastoral council and a former member of the finance committee. He was a former mayor of Duquesne, past president of the Duquesne Redevelopment Authority, past chairman of the Duquesne Planning Commission, former Governor of the Duquesne Moose, former vice president of the D.B.A.C., former City Controller and School Board member. He was a board member of the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club, was past president of the Allegheny County League of Municipalities, chairman of Duquesne Democratic Party and Allegheny County Democratic Committee. He was honored as the Duquesne Man of the Year in the early 90's. He organized several charity golf tournaments, was an avid golfer, worked into his early 80's helping people with property assessments. He enjoyed traveling and watching his grandsons play baseball and basketball and was also a member of the Teutonia Mannerchor Club and the Croatian Club, both in Duquesne. He was a champion of people who were underprivileged and underserved. Beloved husband for 52 years to the late Nancy R. (Swanson) Daley who died May 18, 2017; father of Attorney Robert (Danielle) Daley of Munhall, Kristen (Dr. Jay Goldberg) Daley of Petaluma, CA; grandfather of Max Daley and twins, Jack and Michael Daley and Sadie Goldberg and Scarlett Goldberg; brother of the late Jean Martin, Mary Minnick, Rose Mooney, Daniel Daley, William Daley and James Daley; brother-in-law of Claire (Roger) Holcombe of Red Hill, PA; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club, 29 N. Third St., Duquesne, PA 15110.

 

Bernard G. "Whitey" Anderson

January 15, 2018 |

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BERNARD G. "WHITEY" ANDERSON age 83, of Espyville, PA, formerly of McKeesport, on January 12, 2018, at home. He was a son of the late Oscar P. and Margaret (Roberts) Anderson. Whitey was retired from US Steel, National Tube Works in McKeesport. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. Father of Pamela (Jake) Watkins of Munhall, Thomas (Dawn) Anderson of White Oak, and the late Cheryl Anderson; grandfather of Jason (Jamie) Watkins, Shawn Watkins, and Tracy Watkins; great-grandfather of Callan Watkins and Rylan Watkins; also survived by his best feline friend, "Ralph." Visitation on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 42-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Reverend Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery with military honors.

 

Lois Jean Dewey

January 15, 2018 |

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

Lois Jean Dewey, 60, of White Oak, formerly of Clairton, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at home. She was born July 29, 1957 in McKeesport and was the daughter of James L. Felicetty of Jefferson Hills and the late Carolyn Forrester Felicetty. In addition to her father, she is survived by her daughter, Heather (Dominic)Dewey and son, Aaron (Jennifer) Dewey of Seaford, Delaware, grandchildren, Olivia Batchelder, Brielle Dewey and Bryant Faulk, sisters, Bella (Dave) Hinerman of White Oak and Jayne Felicetty of Jefferson Hills, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Merle, James, Edward and John Felicetty.

 
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Ramona L. (Nelson) Lucas

January 15, 2018 |

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Ramona L. (Nelson) Lucas, 88, of North Huntingdon, died Friday January 12, 2018. She was born January 26, 1929 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late John P. and Muriel (McMichael) Nelson and was also preceded in death by her husband Roscoe Lucas, her daughter Jennifer, a step son Ross Lucas, and a great grandson Zachary Hall. She was a social member of VFW Post 781, Irwin. Surviving are her children Diana Jones of Jeannette, Parago (Zia) Jones of CO, Dave (Lisa) Jones of North Huntingdon, Jan (Pam) Jones of Wall, and Dayna (Tony) Shusteric and Tom (Mary) Keaton both of North Huntingdon; fifteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; a sister Greta (Jim) Shumate of OH; also many nieces and nephews.
 
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Ruth Owens Cox

January 15, 2018 |

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Ruth Owens Cox, 100, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday January 14, 2018, at home. She was born November 10, 1917 in Penn Shaft, North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late James Garfield and Elizabeth (McCann) Owens and was also preceded in death by her husband Donald C. Cox, her daughter in law Judith Cox, and siblings Richard, Charles, James, and Mary Owens. She is survived by her children Franklin D. Cox of Venice, FL, James C. (Barbara) Cox of Sarasota, FL, and Donna Cox of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Leslie (Dennis) Kennemur, Franklin D. (Linda) Cox Jr., James C. (Michele) Cox II, Michael J. Cox (Justine LaMastra), and Kathleen (Kyle) Cancellieri; and her great grandchildren Sarah Elizabeth Cox, Jesse Elizabeth Cox, Dylan Cancellieri, and Camden Cancellieri.
 
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James A. Howell

January 15, 2018 |

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James A. Howell, age 82, of McKeesport, died January 14, 2018, at Family Hospice and Palliative Care.

 
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John Brletic

January 15, 2018 |

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John Brletic, age 89 , of McKeesport, died January 15, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.

 
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Warren F. Albeck

January 15, 2018 |

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

Warren F. Albeck, age 71, of Lincoln Borough, died January 13, 2018, unexpectedly at UPMC McKeesport. Born August 13, 1946, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Warren H. and Grace (Eicker) Albeck and the husband of Henrietta (Pasternak) Albeck, they shared over 51 years of love and laughs together.

 
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Helen A. Mascilak

January 15, 2018 |

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

Helen A. Mascilak, 82, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Forbes Regional Hospital.

 
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Oliva Merletto

January 15, 2018 |

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Oliva "Ollie" (Dinello) Merletto, age 84, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at home. She retired after 42 years as a waitress at Metz Restaurant in Elizabeth Twp. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. where she was a Eucharistic minister. She was a former avid bowler at Colonial Lanes.

 
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Patricia A. Crawley

January 15, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Patricia A. (Kendi) Crawley, 66, of Glassport, formerly of Youngstown, PA, died Jan. 13, 2018. She was the daughter of the late George and Helen (Hovenec) Kendi. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Richard Crawley; was the beloved mother to sons Nathan (Trish) Crawley, Tyler Crawley, and Richard Crawley, all from Glassport; beloved Bubba to twin granddaughters Hailey and Madison; and sister-in-law Rita Jones, St. Cloud FL.  Patricia was a longtime member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and the Polish National Alliance. She graduated from Latrobe High School. She was the sweetest and most caring person and will be missed by many.  Friends will be received at Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral mass will be held Thurs. 10:00 a.m. at Queen of the Rosary Parish with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki.  Interment following at New St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Debra Ann "Bee Bee" Pomposelli

January 13, 2018 |

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

Debra Ann "Bee Bee" Pomposelli, 62, of Christy Park, was called home to heaven on Friday, January 12, 2018. She was born January 13, 1955 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Gayle Kelly Pomposelli. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, East McKeesport  and worked at the Penn State Greater Allegheny McKeesport Campus for over 30 years. She was a graduate of Penn State University. She will be missed by her only sister, Linda (Dan) Bazylak of Destin, FL, and nieces, Danielle (Chris) Bazylak Fettig and their children, Christian and Weston of Meadville, and Sarah (Justin) Bazylak Dickey and their children, Charlie and Jenna of Atlantic. Bee Bee adored her great-nieces and nephews, as if they were her own children.

 
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Michael Joseph Davis

January 13, 2018 |

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Michael Joseph Davis, 80, of Buena Vista, died Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born November 23, 1937 in Elwood, IN, and was the son of the late Margaret Dyer (Walter) Wallace and Ralph L. Davis. He was the husband of the late Maryann Betz Davis who died November 13, 2017. They were married for 53 years. Michael was a 1955 graduate of the former St. Peter High School in McKeesport and was a US Army Veteran. He was a Group Leader at US Steel Irwin Works and retired after 40 years of service. He was a member of the First Evangelical Free Church of McKeesport and Calvary Chapel of South Pittsburgh. He was also a member of the Port Vue and White Oak American Legions and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. He is survived by his sons, Paul M. (Debbie) Davis of Pennsville, NJ, and Christopher A. (Alycia Albis) Davis of Charlotte, NC, daughter, Susan A. (Ron Hunt) Davis of Port Vue, grandsons, Christopher A. Davis, II, and Jason B. Davis of Charlotte, NC, brother-in-law, Frank G. (Diane) Betz of North Huntingdon, sisters-in-law, Eileen R. Morgan of Liberty Borough and Karen E. Cloonan of Lancaster, nieces and nephews.

 
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Eva J. Zeleznik

January 12, 2018 |

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Eva J. Zeleznik, 101 of Duquesne, wife of the late John Zeleznik, died Jan. 8, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Maximillion and Anna (Purgaric) Wandrey.  She is survived by her daughters Roberta (Michael) Robbe of Export and Patricia (John) Hornyak of Wallingford, CT; grandchildren George (Kathy) and Mark (Nancy) Hornyak; great grandchildren Jack, Julia, Nathan, Bailey and Cole; brother-in-law G. Richard Misenhelter; also many nieces and nephews.  Eva was preceded in death by her brother Robert (Mary) Wandrey; brother-in-laws Michael (Irene) Zeleznik, Myles (Elsie) Zeleznik and Albert "Timmy" Zeleznik; sister-in-laws Marie Janesko and Lydia Misenhelter.  Eva was a very active member of St. John Mark Lutheran Church in Homestead; was a Girl Scout leader for over 20 years; was a member of both the Duquense and Allegheny County Women's Club, where she was an active volunteer for Operation Smile. In her youth, Eva was an avid tennis player, belonging to a church league, consisting of 5 teams, of which she was the only female.  She had many hobbies, including hat making, sewing, knitting, crocheting and golf, but her passion was cards.  She belonged to several card clubs and played every chance she got.  A memorial service will be held Feb. 3, 2018 at St. John Mark Lutheran Church at 2:00 pm.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church in Eva's memory.

 

Dorothy J. “Dee Jay” (Wright) Becker

January 11, 2018 |

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Dorothy J. “Dee Jay” (Wright) Becker, of Westmoreland City, went to be with her Lord, Wednesday, January 10, 2018. She was born September 9, 1934 in Westmoreland City, a daughter of the late William Henry and Eleanor (Wolf) Wright. She was a great wife, wonderful mother, and loving grandma to 4 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, and 3 great grandchildren. Dee Jay graduated from North Huntingdon High School, Class of 1953. While at North Huntingdon High she was a member of the marching band, never having missed a parade or half time show performing on her clarinet. She could be heard rooting for the “Bulldogs”. During her junior and senior years she was selected for the Westmoreland County Orchestra. She marched for the Manor Fireman’s Band until it disbanded in the 1950’s. The day before high school graduation she was hired as a clerk typist for Westinghouse Airbrake Company and worked there until 1959. She took ten years off to raise her two children.
 
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Ethel G. (Frye) Lewis

January 11, 2018 |

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Ethel G. (Frye) Lewis, 100, of Irwin, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Golden Heights Personal Care Center, Irwin. She was born February 4, 1917 in Irwin a daughter of the late Adam H. and Anna M. Kontur Frye and was also preceded in death by her husband Arthur W. Lewis, a son John “Jack” Lewis, and siblings Kenneth E. Frye and Hazel Breyer. Her Lord and Savior were first in her life as she was a longtime active member of First Assembly of God Church, Irwin. She would spread God’s Word everywhere she went not only with her own words but by giving anyone who would receive it a religious “tract” containing the good word. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with them. Along with her late husband Art she owned and operated the Isaly’s Stores in Irwin and Norwin Towne Square from 1945 to 1988. She was a former member of the Norwin Art League. Surviving are her children Judith A. Schade and Patricia L Suley and her husband Emil all of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Judith Stefl, Michelle Lewis, Melissa Rudinsky, Patricia Schade, Laddie (Amy) Schade, David (Jodie) Schade, Jonathan B. (Misty) Suley, and Mark R. (Monica) Suley; thirteen great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Michael McDermott

January 11, 2018 |

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

Michael McDermott, 72, of North Huntingdon, found eternal peace on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.

 
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Robert Paredes

January 11, 2018 |

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Robert "Chut" Paredes, age 88, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Donell House, Washington, PA.  He was born October 20, 1929 in Donora, PA, a son of the late Manuel and Josephine (Szmuc) Paredes.

 
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Nathan Gebadlo

January 10, 2018 |

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Nathan Gebadlo, age 21, of Hunker, Pa., passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his home.  He was born, July 22, 1996 in Monroeville, Pa. beloved son of Mark and Jill Klass Gebadlo.

 
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Annette Zyma

January 10, 2018 |

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Annette Zyma, age 86, of North Versailles, died Jan. 9, 2018, at her home.  Born Feb. 7, 1931, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Casper and Sophia (Osolinski) Rybka and the wife of the late Edwin Zyma.

 
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Andrew A. Hanick

January 10, 2018 |

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Andrew A. Hanick, age 88, formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Walnut Ridge Memory Care. He retired as a foreman for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. A 1946 graduate of Clairton High School, he was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and the Knights of Columbus, and was a second degree black belt in tae kwon do. He was formerly an active volunteer with the Divine Redeemer and a Eucharistic Minister at St. Michaels Parish. The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and Walnut Ridge Memory Care. 

 
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John F. Thompson

January 10, 2018 |

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

John F. Thompson, age 97, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg.

 
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Guy Anthony Peluso

January 09, 2018 |

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

Guy Anthony Peluso, 95, of Port Vue, died Monday, January 8, 2018. He was born April 7, 1922 in Glassport and was the son of the late Carmine and Maddalena Corcioni Peluso. He was the husband of the late Anne Hazy Peluso who died January 8, 2016. Guy was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, Port Vue American Legion, the Italian Social Club and Polish Hall in Glassport, the former Old Timers Softball League in Port Vue, and the former Port Vue Poker Club. He was also a Bugler for the former Pittsburgh Rockets. Guy was a WWII Army Veteran. For his service, he received the Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Theatre Service Medal, and the EAME Theatre Victory Medal with 1 Bronze Star. He is survived by his son, Guy M. (Karen) Peluso of Sarasota, FL, daughters, Sandy (Ronald) Mink of Mount Vernon and Dariyn Peluso Campbell of Port Vue, sister, Mary Peluso of Grindstone, grandchildren, Kyndll, Kristy, Lysa, Michael, Brandi, and Karlenn, great-grandchildren, Jim, Lacee, Levi, Josh, Harleigh, Holly, Ally, Skyler, Alyx, and Hunter, great-great-grandchildren, Lille, Richard, Thomas and Jack, nieces and nephews.

 
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Arthur Lawrence Hartos

January 09, 2018 |

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

Arthur Lawrence Hartos, age 95 of West Mifflin, rejoined his beloved wife, Blanche Barbara Melcarsky Hartos, in Heaven on Monday, January 8, 2018. He was born September 11, 1922 in Duquesne, the son of the late George and Anna Zombek Hartos and resided at the home that he built with his father in West Mifflin. 

 
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Jean Brown

January 09, 2018 |

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

Jean (Billick) Brown, age 99, of Elizabeth, died on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at home. A graduate of Westminster College and a member of Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, she was a retired teacher in the Elizabeth Forward School District. 

 
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Mary Lee Webb Maxwell

January 09, 2018 |

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

Friends will be received Friday from 4-8 pm at Morning Star Baptist church 307 Shaw Avenue, Clairton, Pennsylvania, where services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow in the Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146.

Arrangements entrusted to the Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., Clairton, PA.

Visit our site at https://www.watersfuneralhome.net/notices/Mary-Maxwell to read the obituary in it entirety.

 

Judy A. DePaul

January 09, 2018 |

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

Judy Ann DePaul, age 72 formerly of the South Hills passed away January 8, 2018 at Walnut Ridge Memory Care, Greensburg. Born on July 28, 1945 to parents Evelyn (Magee) and Charles Daugherty in Herminie, Pa., Judy was the fifth child in what would become a family of 14.  The happiest moments of her younger years were spent exploring the woods with her closest siblings, and instinctively navigating the kind of poverty that few experience. Regardless, Judy’s quiet strength grew over time. She completed a registered nursing program at St. Francis School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, which set her on a lifelong path of caring for others. 

 
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Helen J. Yanik

January 09, 2018 |

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

Helen J. Yanik, age 98 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Mt. Vernon of South Park.  Born October 27, 1919 in Jefferson Hills, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Julia (Vicenec) Yanik. 

 
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Amelia L. Stalczynski

January 09, 2018 |

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

Amelia “Amy” Stalczynski, age 71 of Duquesne, died Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born in Duquesne on July 21, 1946 and is the daughter of the late Leon and Amelia Petrosky Stalczynski. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Jody and Eugene Stalczynski. 

 
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Joanne M. Nowading

January 09, 2018 |

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

Joanne Marie Nowading, of White Oak, died on her 89th birthday surrounded by her family, January 8, 2018, at Autumn Ridge Personal Living. Born January 8, 1929, in Johnstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Marie (Scholley) McGregor and the wife of the late Joseph R. Nowading.

 
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Clarence A. Charlesworth

January 08, 2018 |

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

Clarence A. Charlesworth, age 72, of Bethel Park, formerly of McKeesport, died January 7, 2018, at home.

 
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Margaret E. Hood

January 08, 2018 |

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

Margaret E. (Kibe) Hood, age 105, of Pleasant Hills and formerly of West Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. She enjoyed gardening and her word search puzzles. Born August 23, 1912 in Derry, she was a daughter of the late Walter C. and Rose (Gindlesperger) Kibe and wife of the late Leroy L. Hood.

 
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Minnie V. Lepako

January 08, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Minnie V. Lepako, 93, of McKeesport died Friday January 5, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Vera (Pompinella) Shranatan. She was preceded in death by her husband Anthony S. Lepako. She is survived by her son Anthony J. Lepako of McKeesport; sisters Vera (Snooky) Plunko of Elizabeth Township and Jessie Butler of North Versailles-South Carolina; and many nieces and nephews. Minnie was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne. Friends received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, a blessing will be held at the funeral home Saturday 9:30am followed by a funeral mass with Father Tom Lewandowski at Holy Name Church. Interment following at New St. Joseph Cemetery. 

 

Keith Budd Ulander

January 08, 2018 |

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

Keith Budd Ulander, 72, of West Newton, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born May 23, 1945 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Budd and Louise Hartbarger Ulander. Keith was a sheet metal worker for Sheet Metal Workers Local  12 and was retired from SSM Industries, Pittsburgh. He was a member of VFW Post 7812, Jacktown Ride and Hunt Club, Collinsburg Leiderkranz and Collinsburg Slovenian Club, West Newton LOOM 31, Punta Gorda Elks # 2606, and the Mosquito Creek Sportsman's Club in Frenchville. Keith was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by his wife, Donna L. Litvany Ulander, step son, Barry Opfer, Jr., and his children, Izabella and Anastazia Opfer of Elizabeth Township, sister, Susan  (Jack) Celapino and brother, Greg (Barbara) Ulander of West Newton, nephew, Ryan (Amy) Ulander and their children, Cody and Blake, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law, Gary (Joyce) Litvany of West Newton and many special friends.

 
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Natalie Elaine (Kochuba) D'Amico

January 07, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Natalie Elaine (Kochuba) D'Amico, 75 of Elizabeth, died Jan. 3, 2018.  Natalie was the daughter of the late Helen and Nick Kochuba and sister of the late Valerian Nicholas.  After her father, Nick, was killed in WWII, Steve married Helen and helped raise the family.  She is survived by her husband John and sons Anthony (Lisa), John (Mary Beth) and daughter Tina Maria (Scott) Bryer and her loving grandchildren, Tully, Oakley,Reid, Max, Nico, Joseph, Jack, Sophia, Luke, Scarlett  and Heinz, who were the love and complete joy of her life. I love you - I love you more! Natalie is also survived by her very caring brother Steve (Janet) Kochuba and sister-in-laws, Kathy Oliver, Maria Chiarizio and Catherine DiStasi as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.  Her cousin Stephanie (Micky) established a bond like sisters and were a very close and strong support system.  Natalie was a graduate of Divine Redeemer Acadamy and completed a secretarial course at Robert Morris.  After working at Bettis for 9 years she stayed at home to raise her 3 children then taking a job at McKeesport Hospital.  Her last job, which she loved, was at Penn State Greater Allegheny.  She looked forward to going to work to be with her friends and co-workers.  Yearly trips to York and Lancaster to spend time with their best friends, Rosemary and Rich was another joy in her life.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Sun. 6-8 and Mon. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral mass will be held Tues. 10:00 am at Holy Name Church with Father Tom Lewandowsky and Father Carmen D'Amico.  Interment following Round Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Pittsburgh Food Bank, Jubilee Soup Kitchen, 2005 Wyandotte St., Pittsburgh Pa 15219 or Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa 15212

 

Paula Ann Hamilton

January 07, 2018 |

Published By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

Paula Ann Hamilton,64 of North Huntingdon passed away at home January 5, 2018 after a long illness.

 
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Mark W. Procacina

January 06, 2018 |

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

MARK W. PROCACINA age 57, of McKeesport, formerly of Duquesne, on January 4, 2018. He was the son of the late William “Muzzie” and Frances “Sissy” (Yasko) Procacina. Mark was a Senior Lab Tech at Bechtel Bettis Atomic Plant in West Mifflin. He enjoyed fishing, live music, sporting events and watching Sunday Steelers games with his sons. He was a 1978 graduate of Duquesne High School and a graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. Mark was blessed with an innate intelligence and wisdom. His guidance and advice will be epically missed. He is survived by his former wife, Hope (Minnicks) Procacina; beloved father of Mark T. Procacina of McKeesport and Craig K. (Brittany) Procacina of North Versailles; brother of Karen (Eric) Kessler of Clairton and Lynne (Frank) Canova of Monroeville; beloved uncle of Gianna Canova. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Funeral on Friday, January 12, 2018, with a Blessing Service at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, celebrant. May Gabriel blow his glorious horn as God has received his beautiful and wise soul.

 

Emily M. McNulty

January 06, 2018 |

Published By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Emily M. McNulty, 95, of North Huntingdon Township, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.  Born July 1, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Evan B. and Margaret Katherine Goetz Williams; wife of the late George Ellis “Mac” McNulty; sister of the late Marcie Williams; and is survived by her stepdaughter, Janice (Myron) Zuber of North Huntingdon; granddaughter Lisa (Mike) Dougherty of North Huntingdon; grandson, Greg Zuber of North Huntingdon.  She was a member of Kephart United Methodist Church, sang in its choir, was a member of the Mendleson Choir of Pittsburgh, and was a volunteer at McKeesport Hospital.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Monday from 2-6 PM, where a service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  Interment will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park.  The family suggests contributions to her church.

 

Timothy R. Meighen

January 06, 2018 |

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

Timothy R. Meighen, age 69, of McKeesport, died December 31, 2017, at home. He was the son of Charles and Ann Meighen.

 
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Robin C. Murphy

January 05, 2018 |

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

Robin C. Murphy, age 50, of McKeesport, died December 29, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport.

 
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Terrance Yonek

January 05, 2018 |

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

Terrance Yonek, age 60, of Clairton, died December 21, 2017, at Jefferson Regional Hospital.

 
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Theresa "Tessy" Waligura

January 05, 2018 |

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

Theresa “Tessy” Waligura, age 65, of Monroeville, died January 3rd, 2018. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 16th, 1952, the daughter of the late George R. and Ann Frederick Schlicht. She is survived by her husband, Dr. R. Curtis Waligura of Monroeville; daughters, Megan (Christopher) Brengel of Morristown, NJ, Emily (Scott) Deke of Dallas, TX, Melanie (Timothy Collins) Waligura of Dallas, TX, Kathryn (Arianne Smith) Waligura of Cincinnati, OH; sisters, Georgeanne Schlicht of White Oak, Margaret Schlicht Creehan of McKeesport, Patricia (Joseph Quinn) Schlicht of Squirrel Hill; brothers, George R. Schlicht, Jr. of McKeesport, John (Jill) Schlicht of Atlanta, GA; and grandchildren, Patrick, Parker, and Cameron. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Michael, and her sister-in-law, Lillian Martinez.

Tessy received her nursing degree from the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing and then her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Penn State University.  Her relationship with her husband, Curt, began while she was working on the IV team at McKeesport Hospital.  She worked alongside him for over 15 years as the office manager and patient care advocate.  Tessy loved to play golf and enjoyed late nights at the casino.  She was fond of traveling with Curt and their close friends, as well as fine dining and red wine.  Her greatest passion was spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.

 
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Jerome M. Pollier

January 05, 2018 |

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

Jerome M. Pollier, age 71, of McKeesport, died January 1, 2018, at UPMC McKeesport.

 
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John M. Kelly Sr.

January 05, 2018 |

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

John M. Kelly Sr., age 81, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

 
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Norma G. Detwiler

January 05, 2018 |

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

Norma G. (Reschenthaler) Detwiler, age 65, of McKeesport, and passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at John J. Kane Regional Center - McKeesport. A retired chef, she was a member of Elizabeth United Methodist Church. She loved her swimming pool and the sunshine.

 
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Colleen Karabin Lucas

January 04, 2018 |

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

Colleen Karabin Lucas, 81, of Elizabeth Township, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born May 16, 1936 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Carloss) Karabin. She was a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1954 and graduated from McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing in 1957. Colleen practiced Nursing for over 40 years and is a member of McKeesport Hospital Nurses Alumni. Colleen was a born-again Christian for 47 years and attended First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport where she was involved for many years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Elizabeth Township and Merritt Island, FL. She loved to take photos and shot every event for family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John P. Lucas, Jr. She was a devoted mother to Wendy Lego, son-in-law, Michael Lego and granddaughters, Cassidy Lego, and Caroline Lego of Peters Township.

 
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Larry Hindman

January 04, 2018 |

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

Larry Hindman, age 66, of Port Vue, passed away on January 4, 2018. He was born in McKeesport, PA, the son of the late Oliver and Alice Edinboro Trumpe Hindman.

 
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Jane M. Oyler (Morgan)

January 04, 2018 |

Published By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Jane M. Oyler (Morgan), age 90, of Port Vue, on January 2, 2018.  Daughter of Lloyd C. and Ruth Minerva Morgan.  Wife of the late Alfred C. Oyler.  Mother of David C. Oyler (Anne Marie) of South Park, PA and Kim E. Cawthon (Grady Cawthon, Jr.) of Lenexa, KS.  Brother Lloyd Morgan, Jr. and sisters Ruth Minerva Brewer, Mary Garcia (Dr. Bertram Garcia) and Karen I. Banker (John Banker) of Nashua, NH.  Grandmother of Rachelle Knudson (Braun Knudson) of Sandy, UT and David Cawthon of Lenexa, KS and great-grandmother of Grey and Mazzy Knudson.  Jane and Alfred were married for 49 years until his death in 1995.  They traveled extensively by motor home, visiting every state except Rhode Island and Hawaii.  Jane was a volunteer at the McKeesport Library and the radiology department of McKeesport Hospital.  She was a member and founder of a Pittsburgh Essential Tremors support group and has donated her brain to Columbia University for Essential Tremor research.  The family will hold a private memorial service.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 

Marian Elizabeth Edmonds Clark

January 04, 2018 |

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

Marian Elizabeth Edmonds Clark, 84, of Swissvale passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at UPMC Shadyside.  She was born April 2, 1933 in New York, NY to the late Eulalion N. Edmonds Holloway.  Marion is survived by daughter, Cassandra C. Wilder of Swissvale; grandchildren, Christina Bostick and Mario Sisson; 6 great-grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  Along with her mother, she was preceded in death by her son Mark B. Sisson. Marion was a member of East Liberty Presbyterian & Ebenezer Baptist Churches, was employed by Citipark, MaGee Hospital Family Planning, Dept. of Aging, was a member of Chrispus Attucks Post 30 Ladies Auxiliary, and was VP of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

David G. Hale

January 03, 2018 |

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

David G. Hale, age 78, of McKeesport, died Jan. 1, 2018, at Glen Hazel Regional Care Center in Pittsburgh.  Born July 6, 1939, in New Castle, he was the son of the late George and Vera (Kachmar) Hale and the husband of the late Melda (Hatcher) Hale.

 
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Betty Ruth Burstin

January 03, 2018 |

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

Betty Ruth Burstin, age 89 of New York, NY, formerly of Duquesne, died Sunday, December 31, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport on July 29, 1928 and is the daughter of the late Louis and Ida Schermer Burstin.  She was an English Teacher for over 40 years and enjoyed water color painting.  She is survived by her brother, Dr. Charles Joel Burstin and his wife, Judith Ann Burstin of Beverly Hills, California; as well as 2 nieces Michaelle and Stacy Burstin and a nephew, Brad Burstin. 

 
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Julius M. Bakos, Sr.

January 03, 2018 |

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

Julius M. Bakos, Sr., age 94, formerly of McKeesport, died January 1, 2018, in Royersford, PA. Born June 10, 1923, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Michael and Rose (Homoki) Bakos and the husband of the late Theresa (Smith) Bakos.

 
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Helen Lucille Lewis

January 03, 2018 |

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

Helen Lucille Lewis, age 89 of McKeesport, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born March 9, 1928 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Emmett and Agnes (Bumbarger) Wood.

 
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Reverend John H. Stubbs

January 03, 2018 |

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

Reverend John Herbert Stubbs, 75 years old, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Rev. Stubbs of North Huntingdon, PA, formerly of Herminie #2, was born on August 3, 1942 in McKeesport, PA, son of the late John and Sue (Jones) Stubbs.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret V. (Westfall) Stubbs; and his two sisters, Mrs. Marjorie (Donald Sr.) Rhodes and Mrs. Betty (Mischa) Stares.

 
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Tina Garth Schofield

January 03, 2018 |

Published By Editor | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Tina Garth Schofield, 59, died Dec. 28, 2017. Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at New Jerusalem Holiness Church, corner of Soles and Stewart streets, McKeesport, where a service will be held at 6 p.m. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, (412) 462-6466. 

 

Daniel B. Kugler

January 03, 2018 |

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

Daniel B. Kugler, age 60, of North Huntington, died December 27, 2017, at home. Born September 27, 1957, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Richard and Loretta (Barry) Kugler.

 
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Mary J. Sabo

January 02, 2018 |

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

Mary J. Sabo, age 91 of Versailles, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born April 2, 1926 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Pepa (Sudarich) Grdich.

 
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Dolores M. Kugler

January 02, 2018 |

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

Dolores M. Kugler, age 87, of McKeesport, died January 1, 2018, LGAR Health & Rehabilitation Center.

 
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Karen M. Smoyer

January 02, 2018 |

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

Karen M. Smoyer, age 59 of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Born October 2, 1958, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Pearl (Cohen) Smoyer. 

 
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Patricia A. Smith

January 02, 2018 |

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

Patricia A. (Kermes) Smith, age 68, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired as an assistant manager for 7-Eleven in West Elizabeth. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and family.

 
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Thomas C. Hoak

January 02, 2018 |

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

Thomas C. Hoak, 69, of Westmoreland City, died Saturday December 30, 2017. He was born March 23, 1948 in Westmoreland City, the son of the late Thomas C. Sr. and Dorothy (Lewis) Hoak. Tom was a retired seventh grade history teacher for the Norwin School District. He was a graduate of California University and received a master’s degree from Duquesne University. He was a member of Primitive Methodist Church, Westmoreland City and a longtime member of Rescue 8, North Huntingdon. He enjoyed gardening, photography, and traveling. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Ruth Ann (Spencer) Hoak; his daughter Ashley L. Hoak of Kirksville, MO; his sisters Shirley (Jerry) Dohey of Forbes Road, Doris (Jim) Scarano of Westmoreland City, and Linda (Tom) Martin of Irwin; also nieces and nephews.
 
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James K. Orr

January 02, 2018 |

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

James K. Orr, 75, of Boalsburg, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Sunday December 31, 2017. He was born March 28, 1942 in Wilkinsburg, the son of the late Ralph and Virginia (Knox) Orr. Jim was a retired employee of Baldwin-Whitehall School District having started his career as a teacher then becoming the federal program administrator for the school district. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Margaret “Peg” (McGill) Orr; his children Jennifer “Jennie” Orr of Windsor, CO and James D. “Jay” Orr and his wife Erin of Bellefonte; his grandchildren Grace and Ian Orr; his sister Linda Ribbeck of Indiana; also numerous nieces and nephews.
 
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Marian C. (Campoli) Thompson

January 02, 2018 |

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

Marian C. (Campoli) Thompson, 87, of White Oak, formerly of Blythedale, died Saturday December 30, 2017. She was born August 29, 1930 in Blythedale, a daughter of the late Deano “Blackie” and Viola (Elwood) Campoli and was also preceded in death by her husband Clare D. Thompson. She was a retired sales clerk for Lazarus Department Store, Monroeville Mall. Marian enjoyed the ladies lunch group and was a big Pittsburgh sports fan especially hockey. She is survived by her sisters Lorayne Reynolds of North Huntingdon and Marie Etta Schaefer of New Mexico; also nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a great great niece Sophia.
 
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Nancy J. Dunkis

January 02, 2018 |

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

Nancy J. Dunkis, 58, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was born June 14, 1959 in McKeesport and was the daughter of David G. (Shirley) Dunkis of Moon Township and the late Nancy Young Dunkis who died August 20, 2004, She was a member of St. Patrick Parish, Christy Park, and was a member and past president of the Twentieth Century Club of McKeesport and AMEN Corner. Nancy was a volunteer for Women's Place and was an usherette at PPG Arena. She served as Campaign Manager of Democratic Party Judges Kevin Sasinoski and Donald Machen. She was a graduate of Westminster College and was a Housing Development Coordinator for Allegheny County Economic Development. She was an avid Steeler and Penguin fan. In addition to her father, she is also survived by her step-brothers, Greg (Tina) Spragg of West Aliquippa and Jeff (Heather) Spragg of Oakland, CA, aunts, Mary Anne (Matt) Goodwin of Largo, FL, uncle, Michael Halleron of FL, cousins, Beth Ann Masters of Newark, DE, Jennifer Gildea of Ottsville, David Brinkos of Seminole, FL, Niki (David) Koyalcik, Keli (Eric) Spieger both of Penn Hills, and many friends.

 
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Robert E. Abel

January 02, 2018 |

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

Robert Abel, age 75, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his home.  He was born May 20, 1942 in New Kensington, PA, a son of the late Joseph and Katherine Nowacki Abel.

 
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Jimmy Ray Sturkie

January 01, 2018 |

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

Jimmy Ray Sturkie, age 73 and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Southwestern Nursing Center in West Mifflin.  Born March 24, 1944 in Swansea, SC, he was a son of the late Eugene and Lucille (Stabler) Sturkie.

 
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