Dolores I. (Savage) Votuc

February 17, 2019 |

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

Dolores I. (Savage) Votuc age 82, of White Oak, on February 5, 2019 at UPMC McKeesport.  She was born in Masontown, PA on June 7, 1936, the daughter of the late Raymond & Mary (Riffle) Savage. She was a retired Nanny and the wife of the late Andrew Votuc.  She was the mother of Mary Elizabeth (Gary) McClain of St. Cloud, FL, and Linda (James) Fortney of White Oak; grandmother of James Fortney Jr. There is no visitation.  Arrangements provided by MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.  Private burial will be at Jacob’s Lutheran Cemetery in Masontown, PA.

 

Ellen G. Makosey

February 16, 2019 |

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

Ellen G. Makosey, 80, of Irwin, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019  at home. She was born December 20, 1938 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late William  and Evelyn (Holiday) Gross.  Ellen was a private secretary for Naval Commander Takitch at  Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, where she received  letters of commendation for work done with the Naval Nuclear Propulsion program. She was a former member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in McKeesport. She was also an excellent homemaker who loved her family and pets, designed her own home and took great pride in  landscape gardening.

 
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Gary Z. "BG" Bower

February 16, 2019 |

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

Gary Z. "BG" Bower, age 76 of Clairton, passed away at home on Friday, February 15, 2019.  Born January 15, 1943 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Albert and Mary Rose (Anerino) Bower.  A US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, Gary retired from the maintenance department of the Central Medical Pavilion in Pittsburgh and also formerly worked at J & L Steel.  He was a member of the Keystone Alert "CB" Club and the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 in Clairton. 

 
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David Nolfi

February 15, 2019 |

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

  David Nolfi, 70, of Glassport died peacefully Feb. 15, 2019 with his family by his side.  He is the son of the Mary (DeCarlo) Nolfi and the late Alma Nolfi.  He is survived by his beloved wife Eileen (Mooney) Nolfi; children Jason Nolfi, Aaron Nolfi and Alicia (Brad) Koontz; grandchildren Brett Michael Nolfi, Jalen Dru Koontz, Jesse Aaron Nolfi and Juliet Rose Koontz; brothers Tim (Peg) Nolfi and Jared Nolfi and sister Alma Marie Nolfi.  He was preceded in death by his sister Jessica Nolfi.  Dave was a retired supervisor for Duquesne Light but his passion was as a pastor for the Church of Jesus Christ, both Glassport and Clairton for over 40 years.  Dave was active in his church and community; mentored at McKeesport High School; traveled to India to minister and drove the blind whenever needed.  A memorial service will be held February 23 at the Church of Jesus Christ, Clairton at  11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ in David's name.

 

Michael Andrew Sheftick

February 15, 2019 |

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

Michael Andrew Sheftick, 50, of Versailles, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019. He was born July 1, 1968 in New Kensington and was the son of the late Michael Andrew Sheftick, Sr., and the late June (Kish) Zembrzuski. Michael worked for Giant Eagle in Jeannette.

 
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Alice M. White

February 15, 2019 |

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

Alice M. White, 79, of North Versailles, passed away on February 14, 2019 at UPMC McKeesport.  She was born February 17, 1939 in Spangler, PA, daughter of the late Francis and Mary (Dutsar) Sherry.  Alice was a member of Miller United Methodist Church and was an avid Bingo player.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roland White; daughters, Janet White, Patty Pavel; son-in-law, David; and brother, Richard Sherry.  She is survived by her sons, Roland and his wife, Vivian, Paul, Norman, Barry and his wife, Kim; daughters, Alice Greer and her husband, Leon, Tina Jobe and her fiance, Mitch and Sandra Schwaed and her husband, Brian; sisters, Leona Williams, Anna Mae (Jim) Bracken; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, Pa., on Wednesday at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com. 

 

Rose Marie McDougald Goree

February 15, 2019 |

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

Rose Marie McDougald Goree, 66, of Inkster, Michigan, formerly of Clairton, departed this Earthly life on Friday, February 8, 2019 in Garden City Hospital.

 
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Andrew G. Vamos

February 14, 2019 |

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

Andrew G. Vamos, 84, of Duquesne, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Born April 7, 1934, in West Mifflin, he was the son of the late John Joseph and Helen (Medar) Vamos. Mr. Vamos was a faithful member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and a retired employee  of Rennekamp Builders Supply Company and George M. Hall Lumber Company. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Lesko) Vamos, he is survived by his loving daughter, Barbara Elaine McDonnell (Dedris Davis) of McKeesport, two grandchildren, Cassandra and Krystian McDonnell, a great granddaughter, Arya Bisgoni, two brothers, Edward Vamos of Munhall and Raymond Vamos of Eighty-Four, and a sister, Elaine Tiboni of Export. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Vamos.

 
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Effie M. Black

February 14, 2019 |

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

Effie M. Black, age 92 of Liberty Borough, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Born May 5, 1926 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Helen Margaret (Douglas) Sorg.  A former employee of Kaufmann's in Century III Mall and a member of the former Versailles Senior Citizens, Effie was an amazing and loving caregiver who was always willing to drive a friend to an appointment, babysit a grandchild, or generally lend a helping hand.  She loved animals, friends, but most of all her family.  

 
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Helen Shalako

February 14, 2019 |

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

Helen Shalako, age 99 of Liberty Borough, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  Born November 4, 1919 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Kresa) Davidovich.  A devout member of St. Mark's Parish and the former St. Eugene's, Helen was a member of the church's Christian Mothers, cleaned the altar, ironed the altar linens, and attended daily Mass for 39 years while also volunteering at Kane Regional in her spare time.  An independent and strong-willed woman, she was a terrific and caring mother and grandmother who showed her love and faith every day of her life. 

 
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Ronald L. White

February 14, 2019 |

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

  Ronald L.White,  age 83, of New Kensington, died February 3, 2019, at Canterbury Place.  Born June 27, 1935, in New Kensington, he was the son of the late Odell & Ester (Wilkins) White.

 
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Rodney L. Poindexter

February 13, 2019 |

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

Please see the arrangments at https://www.watersfuneralhome.net/notices/Rodney-Poindexter

 

Dennis J. Dreher

February 13, 2019 |

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

Please see the arrangements at https://www.watersfuneralhome.net/notices/Dennis-Dreher

 

George Coleman, III

February 13, 2019 |

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

George Coleman, III, 50, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at home.

 
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Linda L. McQuillis

February 13, 2019 |

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

Linda L. (Hohn) McQuillis, age 69, of Clairton, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. Born March 31, 1949 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Andrew C. and Ellen (Hood) Hohn. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Dan) Beck of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Tyler, Nathan and Emily Beck; and sister-in-law, Margaret Hohn of West Newton; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Amy McQuillis, and siblings, Margaret Simon, Ellen Jean Bradley and Andrew E. Hohn. There will be no visitation or service. The family requests donations to the American Lung Association of PA, 810 River Avenue, Suite 140, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or the American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Betty Jean "B J" Budday

February 13, 2019 |

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

Betty Jean “B J” Budday, 89, of Jefferson Hills, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at AHN Jefferson Hospital.  She was born November 11, 1929, in McKeesport, to the late William and Opal McClelland Wilson.  Betty was the loving wife of the late Edgar W. Budday Sr. for 70 years.  She is survived by sons, Edgar W. Budday Jr. of Jefferson Hills, Joseph J. Budday of Jefferson Hills, James (Anna) Reid Budday of Wilson, SC; grandchildren, James W. and Michael R. Budday.  Along with her parents and spouse, Betty was preceded in death by siblings, Dolores Smith-Barber and William E. Wilson.  She was a graduate of McKeesport High School, attended Community College where she received a nursing degree, was a member of Pine Run UMC in Clairton where she taught Sunday School Class, enjoyed bowling, golfing, and was a Holy Matron in the Order of The Eastern Star.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.   Inurnment will take place at Jefferson Memorial Park Thursday, February 14, 2019. A memorial service, at Pine Run UMC, will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm.   In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Pine Run United Methodist Church, 901 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA  15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Joyce E. Peebly

February 13, 2019 |

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

Joyce E. Peebly, age 68, of Dravosburg, died February 11, 2019, at home. Born January 24, 1951, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late William and Thelma (Markland) Peebly.

 
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Gary Edwin Blake

February 13, 2019 |

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

Gary Edwin Blake, 72, of Clairton, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at AHN Jefferson Hospital.  He was born October 18, 1946 in McKeesport to the late William and Pearle Wyant Blake.  Gary is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Lucille Michaels Blake; daughter, Melody (Christopher) Volpe of Clairton; brother James Blake of Finleyville; nieces (especially Cindy Lukens) and nephews.  Along with his parents, Gary was preceded in death by brother, William Blake.  He was a 1964 graduate of McKeesport High School, an EMT,  was instrumental in organizing the original Clairton Ambulance Service, he worked for US Steel National Tube Works and Edgar Thompson Works, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, Nascar, and sports.  Visitation will take place Friday, February 15, 2019 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.  A memorial service will take place at the funeral home Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:00 followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to the funeral home to help defray costs.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Thelma M. (Caldwell) Antis

February 12, 2019 |

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

Thelma M. (Caldwell) Antis, 87, of Irwin, died Sunday February 10, 2019. She was born February 8 1932 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Percy and Gertrude M. (Faith) Caldwell and was also preceded in death by her husband David W Antis; a son David T. Antis; a great grandson Micah A. Antis; siblings Charles E. Caldwell and Laura M. Rodgers; and a granddaughter in law Tanya Antis. Thelma was a lifelong member of Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church where she served as past vice president of church council and a Sunday school teacher. She was a 50-year member and Past worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Irwin chapter 400, and served as Past Mother Advisor for International Order of Rainbow Girls, Irwin Assembly 42, for 22 years.
 
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John S. Rollason

February 12, 2019 |

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

John S. Rollason, age 59, of Glassport, died February 6, 2019, at Jefferson Hospital. Born January 18, 1960, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Robert Rollason and the late Kathy Gouker and the husband of Terri (Thompson) Rollason.

 
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Wallace M. Gray

February 12, 2019 |

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

Wallace M.  Gray, 93, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019 in Senior Care Plaza.

 
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Matthew R. McWilliams

February 11, 2019 |

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

Matthew Ryan McWilliams, age 36 of McKeesport, died Monday, February 11, 2019.  He was born on September 27, 1982 in McKeesport, the son of Russell L. and Patricia Lewicki McWilliams. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Russell P. McWilliams of McKeesport, James M. (Tara) McWilliams of Mt. Lebanon, Brian J. McWilliams of McKeesport; nephews, Michael, Brandon, Ryan and Aidan McWilliams; niece, Natalie McWilliams; godparents, Ron (Irma) Lowicki and Marsha (Wayne) Banks; and many, many loving aunts and uncles.

He was a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers. He also enjoyed the casino and WWE Wresting. He was so excited on the return of John Cena.  Uncle Ron and Aunt Irma took him to many of his favorite events.  

 
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Patricia A. "Pat" Wilson

February 11, 2019 |

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

Patricia A. "Pat" Wilson, age 75, of McKeesport, died February 10, 2019, at home. Born October 29, 1943, she was the daughter of the late James Boyd and Pearl (Weatherwalk) Ward and the wife of the late Reverend Herman J. Wilson.

 
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Thomas "Tom" S. Naylor

February 11, 2019 |

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

Thomas "Tom" S. Naylor, 72, of Glassport, passed away Sunday, February 10,  2019. He was born June 9, 1946 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Thomas and Frances (Case) Naylor. Tom was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. For his service he received the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sharpshooter and Class Gunner. He retired from the Army Reserve after 23 years of service to our country.

 
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Linda Bishoff

February 11, 2019 |

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

Linda Bishoff, age 77, of White Oak, died on Saturday, February 9, 2019. She was born in McKeesport on January 21, 1942 and is the daughter of the late Fred Evert and Wanda Mazurek Swanson. She is survived by her sister; Nancy Swanson of White Oak.

 
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Barbara D. Ciglar

February 11, 2019 |

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

Barbara D. Ciglar, 57, of West Mifflin, died Feb. 9 2019.  She is the daughter of Betty Lou (Coughanour) Ciglar and the late John E. Ciglar.  She is survived by her brother Tom Ciglar.  She was preceded in death by her brother David Ciglar.  Barbara was a caregiver at Autumn Commons and was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Duquesne.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne Tues. from 6 to 8.  A funeral service will  be held  Wed. 2:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor John Gropp.

 

Wilma L. Burke

February 11, 2019 |

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

WILMA L. BURKE age 86 of the North Side, on February 8, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Matthew and Catherine Lascak; Wilma was a retired Senior Clerk from Verizon with 41 years of service. Mother of John (late Diane) Burke of Duquesne, Jay (Danielle) Burke of Pittsburgh and the late David and Joseph Burke; also multiple grand and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-nephew, Davon; sister of Margaret Abercrombie of Bellevue; also survived by Cathy, special. Visitation Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held at 2 p.m., Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Please omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cerebral Palsy.

 

Madeline M. "Nena" Kochmar

February 11, 2019 |

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

MADELINE M. "NENA" KOCHMAR age 96 formerly of Duquesne, on February 9, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Samuel and Carmella (Sabino) Giovannucci. Nena was a former member of the former Holy Name Church Duquesne and worked in McKeesport Hospital as a patient escort. She was the wife of the late Stephen Kochmar; mother of Carolyn (John) Wissner of the North Hills, Gerald "Joe" (Dimmie) Kochmar of Mars, Mary (Yogie) Yocum of Holidaysburg, and the late Stephen Kochmar; also nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Bryce Yocum; also predeceased by two brothers and one sister. Visitation on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 1-8 p.m., at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pgh., 15212. where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11 a.m., in the chapel. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park. Please omit flowers, instead please make memorial contributions to the Little Sisters of the Poor. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300.

 

Geraldine T. Barron

February 11, 2019 |

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

GERALDINE T. BARRON age 87, formerly of Duquesne, on February 5, 2019. She was the daughter of the late John and Ann (Tomasaitis) Thomas. She was a retired office manager for Woolworth in the Duquesne Village Shopping Center. Geraldine liked to read and go to casinos. She was the wife of the late Richard S. Barron for 55 years. Mother of Andrea (James) Kozak of White Oak, Amy (Bob) Momeyer of Peters Twp., David (Joanna) Barron of Las Vegas, and the late Wayne Barron; also ten grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren; sister of the late Conrad (late Donna) Thomas. There will be no visitation. Graveside Service Tuesday at 1 p.m. S.S. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300.

 

Mary Jane V. Miller

February 11, 2019 |

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

Mary Jane V. Miller, age 97, of McKeesport, died February 9, 2019, at The Grove of Irwin. Born July 21, 1921, in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Diebert) Harten and the wife of the late Dean F. Miller.

 
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Mary Cipicchio

February 11, 2019 |

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

Mary Cipicchio, age 91, of McKeesport, died February 8, 2019, at UPMC East of Monroeville. Born July 30, 1927, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Cesare and Michelina (Pietronigro) Scappatura and the wife of the late Albert Cipicchio for over 61 years.

 
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Gabriel “Big Gabe” A. D’Andrea Jr.

February 11, 2019 |

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

Gabriel “Big Gabe” A. D’Andrea Jr., age 70, of North Versailles (Formerly of Wilkinsburg) passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019. He was born October 20, 1948 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Gabriel and Helen D’Andrea. He was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport. He was the past owner of True Value Hardware store in Oakland and then went on to his life's work in construction as an independent general contractor. He found joy in golf, woodworking, coaching football, rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers, cooking and having a great time amongst family & friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters Patricia Thomas and Carol Kinavey. He is survived by his Brother John (Aliene) D'Andrea; Nephew Anthony D’Andrea and his sons Anthony and Samuel; Nephew Adam (Megan) D’Andrea and their sons Joshua and Ethan; Nephew Craig Thomas; Niece Ashley Thomas and children Gabriel A. (Kelly) D'Andrea III of Pittsburgh and Amanda Lynn D’Andrea of Plum; grandchildren Sawyer and Tobias D’Andrea and Mackenzie Sum.
 
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Mark E. Eisaman

February 11, 2019 |

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

Mark E. Eisaman of Hunker passed away Saturday February 9th 2019, at home with family by his side. He was born October 24th 1956 in McKeesport, a son of Shirley (Rowley) Eisaman of Hunker and the late Rev. Byron T. Eisaman. Mark was a retired employee of FedEx. He loved to travel and loved boating. In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife Cindy (Kubas) Eisaman; children Maria (Brandon) Kear of North Huntingdon and Eric Ferry of Greensburg; his grandson Cameron Kear; siblings Diane (Tim) Fisher of Virginia, Jill (Jim) Kratochvil of Jeannette, and Rodd (Jamie) Eisaman of Greensburg; also nieces, nephews, and many cousins.
 
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Ronald Eric Sopko

February 10, 2019 |

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

Ronald Eric Sopko, 47, of Murrysville, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. He was born March 7, 1971 in McKeesport and was the son of Linda M. (Wigand) Sopko of Level Green and the late Ronald H. Sopko. Ron was the youngest of three children. He was a 1989 graduate of Penn Trafford High School and then acquired his associates degree in electricity at Dean Technical Institute. Ronald loved his job as a Postman.

 
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Mary Jane (Mang) Rothey Faith

February 08, 2019 |

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

Mary Jane (Mang) Rothey Faith, age 89 and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Friday February 8, 2019 at Jefferson Hills Manor.  Born February 4, 1930 in Tarentum, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Mary Mang. 

 
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Edward A. Valencik

February 08, 2019 |

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

  Edward A. Valencik, "Mr. V", 93 of Glassport, died Feb. 7, 2019.  He is the son of the late John and Rose (Simko) Valencik.  He is the beloved husband of Dorothy (Terek) Valencik; children Elaine (Samuel) DeMarco, Ron (Claudia) Valencik, Janine (Angelo Norelli) Valencik and Linda (Bob) Dzialowski; grandchildren Emily (Dave) Kelly, Elise DeMarco, Julia (David) Callahan, Luke Urbanski, Zachary Urbanski, Lauren Dzialowski, Megan Dzialowski, Erin Dzialowski and John Dzialowski; great grandchildren Ailee Callahan, Dorothy Callahan and baby Callahan, Hawthorne Kelly and Asher Kelly.  He was preceded in death by his brother John Lynch.  Ed was a well known and much loved retired gym teacher at South Allegheny High School, where he also taught health, biology and science.  He was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish; CMO; Glassport Duck Pin League and Glassport Senior Citizens.  He was a proud graduate of the University of Pittsburgh; played semi pro baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals; was an avid golfer and a huge Steelers fan. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Sun. 2 to 6.  A funeral blessing will be held Mon. 10:00 am in the funeral home.  Entombment following New St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Betty Jean Budday

February 08, 2019 |

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

Betty Jean “B J” Budday, 89, of Jefferson Hills, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at AHN Jefferson Hospital.  She was born November 11, 1929, in McKeesport, to the late William and Opal McClelland Wilson.  Betty was the loving wife of the late Edgar W. Budday Sr. for 70 years.  She is survived by sons, Edgar W. Budday Jr. of Jefferson Hills, Joseph J. Budday of Jefferson Hills, James (Anna) Reid Budday of Wilson, SC; grandchildren, James W. and Michael R. Budday.  Along with her parents and spouse, Betty was preceded in death by siblings, Dolores Smith-Barber and William E. Wilson.  She was a graduate of McKeesport High School, attended Community College where she received a nursing degree, was a member of Pine Run UMC in Clairton where she taught Sunday School Class, enjoyed bowling, golfing, and was a Holy Matron in the Order of The Eastern Star.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.  A memorial service at Pine Run UMC will take place at a later date as will inurnment at Jefferson Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Pine Run United Methodist Church, 901 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA  15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Paul E. Chapman

February 08, 2019 |

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

Paul E. Chapman, age 90, of McKeesport passed away February 6, 2019 in Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth.

 
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Kenneth B. Forsythe

February 07, 2019 |

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

Kenneth B. Forsythe, age 69, of McKeesport, died February 3, 2019, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born April 10, 1949, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Melvin and Mary (Ravenscroft) Forsythe; life long friend, Janis (Tatar) Forsythe.

 
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Robert Kugler

February 07, 2019 |

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

Robert Kugler, age 90, of McKeesport, died February 6, 2019, at home. Born July 29, 1928, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Frank and Emma (Hansen) Kugler and the husband of the late Dolores M. (Wise) Kugler for over 64 years.

 
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Elizabeth "Betty" Jean King

February 07, 2019 |

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

Elizabeth "Betty" Jean King, age 85 of Wintersville, OH and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Weirton Medical Center in Weirton, WV.  Born January 26, 1934 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Ildafonse Catherine (Cruden) Adams.  A retired salesperson for Winchester Optical Labs of Elmyra, NY and a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Clairton, Betty Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond C. "Pappy" King, who passed away November 10, 2011, and her brother Walter Adams. 

 
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John E. Hanko

February 07, 2019 |

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

John E. Hanko, age 88, of North Versailles, formerly of McKeesport, died February 5, 2019, at John J. Kane Regional of McKeesport.

 
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William "Bill" Demeri, Jr.

February 07, 2019 |

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

William "Bill" Demeri, Jr. age 72, of Charleroi, formerly of McKeesport died February 3, 2019 at home. Born November 9, 1946 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late William and Margaret (Leighty) Demeri and the husband of  Bonnie (Ectochin) Demeri.

 
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Valerie Green

February 07, 2019 |

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

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Betty Lou Carter Fort

February 07, 2019 |

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

Betty Lou Carter Fort, 85 of Clairton, Pennsylvania, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 in Riverside Care Center.

 
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Lynda J. (Rosgone) Bacco

February 06, 2019 |

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

Lynda J. (Rosgone) Bacco, 76, of North Versailles, passed away Sunday February 3, 2019. She was born July 31, 1942 in Homestead, a daughter of the late Stephen and Margaret (Papp) Rosgone. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Arturo V. Bacco and a brother Gregg Rosgone. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport, and a member of Mon Yough area council of PTAs for 42 years serving two terms as president. She loved children and had a passion for helping them grow. She attended Robert Morris University, was a fashion model in New York City and Pittsburgh, and also owned and operated her own jewelry business for over 30 years. She was a true animal lover having rescued many during her lifetime.
 
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John Peter Frydrych

February 06, 2019 |

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

John Peter Frydrych, 95, passed away February 4, 2019 at Golden Heights Personal Care in Penn Township. He was born in Wilmerding on May 5, 1923 to the late Walter and Nellie (Kasprzyk) Frydrych.
 
John grew up in Wilmerding where he lived for 92 years. He graduated from Westinghouse Memorial High School in 1941 and proudly served with the U.S. Army during World War II from September 1942 through December 1945. After arriving back home in 1945 John went back to work for the Westinghouse Airbrake Company in Wilmerding. He retired after 44 years of service as a machinist.
 
John married his late wife Sophie (Czekaj) Frydrych in 1968 and was happily married for 46 years. John was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Parish and the former St. Leocadia Church. He served his church and family selflessly.

 
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Carol A. Lofgren

February 06, 2019 |

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

Carol A. Lofgren, age 72, of Elizabeth, died February 5, 2019. Born March 23, 1946, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Blaha) Stash and the wife of the late Elmer Terry Lofgren.

 
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Jacqueline Odenthal

February 06, 2019 |

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

Jacqueline Odenthal, age 75, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.  She was born in McKeesport on Dec. 28, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Howard and Anne Rascher Odenthal.  She was a computer programmer and system analyst for various companies over the years starting at G.C. Murphy store in McKeesport, then Mesta Machine in Homestead, Mellon Stuart Company in Pittsburgh and the former Three Rivers Bank.  She was a huge dog lover, enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, crocheting and watching Pittsburgh sports teams, especially the Penquins.  She is survived by her brothers, Howard “Buck” (Karen) Odenthal of West Mifflin and Mark (Lori) Odenthal of Shippenvlle; niece, Jennifer (Mark) Varga and their children, Zach and Lexi (Ian Kessler); nephews, Jeffrey Odenthal and his son Alex; Eric (Sonya Suntsova) Odenthal and Steven (Ilia Lopez) Odenthal; and her loving dog, Chika.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 10 am until 11 am at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177).  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 am at Corpus Christi Church, 2515 Versailles Ave., McKeesport, PA  15132.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s German Cemetery in McKeesport. To share a memory or online condolence, please vsit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.

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Alease Wallace Paige

February 06, 2019 |

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

Alease Wallace Paige, 77, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Sunday, February 3, 2019 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Nancy Louise Hurley

February 06, 2019 |

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

Nancy Louise Hurley, age 83, of McKeesport, died February 4, 2019. Born May 12, 1935, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Mary Virginia (Satterfield) Dudley and the wife of John Thomas "Tom" Hurley.

 
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Daniel T. Tomko

February 06, 2019 |

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

Daniel T. Tomko, age 90, of White Oak, died February 1, 2019, at home. Born July 24, 1928, in Braddock, he was the son of the late Andrew and Ann (Vasko) Tomko and the husband of the late Jeannie (Duffy) Tomko for over 62 years.

 
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Henry R. O'Bryan

February 06, 2019 |

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

Henry R. O'Bryan 81, of Manor died February 6,2019 at Excela Health Westmoreland.  He was born April 11, 1937 in Greensburg, son of the late Leo F. and Margaret Beistel O'Bryan.  Prior to retirement he was the owner of O'Bryans Home Appliance, and former Mayor of Adamsburg and a appliance repair teacher at Central Westmoreland Vo Tech. He was formerly employed by Point Springs.  He attended Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin and The American Legion. Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a US Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife Joanne Crock O'Bryan and brother Leo T. O'Bryan. He is survived by three daughters, Charlene Perillo (Mark) of Greensburg, Deborah Carly (Larry) of Orange, Texas, Michelle Radanovich (Michael) of Rochester, N.Y, seven grandchildren, Brandon, Patrick, Ashley, Svetlana,  Abagail, Nikolai and Dennis and sister Margaret Flasik. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, Pa on  Friday . from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.  A blessing  funeral service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m in the funeral home chapel followed by interment in Brush Creek Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Arnold Palmer Cancer Center.     www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

Shirley D. Zugai

February 06, 2019 |

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

Shirley Daphne Zugai, age 82, of Elizabeth Township, died February 4, 2019, at UPMC Seneca Place of Verona. Born June 11, 1936, in Sutersville, PA. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel (Leggin) Colvin and the wife of Nicholas Zugai, for over 53 years.

 
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Linda Jean Petruzzi

February 06, 2019 |

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

Linda Jean Kovatch Petruzzi, 68, of West Mifflin, passed away at Southwestern Health Care Center, in West Mifflin, on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  She was born October 25, 1950, in Swissvale, to the late Joseph and Ethel Boder Kovatch.  Linda is survived by daughter, Lori A. Petruzzi of West Mifflin, former spouse, John Petruzzi of West Mifflin, and grand-dog, Iggy.  She was a graduate of West Mifflin South High School,  formerly employed as an aircraft dispatcher at Corporate Air in West Mifflin, enjoyed cooking, watching the Food Network, and bowling.  Visitation will take place Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 11 am – 1 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.  A memorial service will be held at the funeral home immediately following visitation.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team, 15 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin,  PA   15122.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

William K. Yotter

February 06, 2019 |

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

William K. Yotter, age 51, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport, died February 1, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born February 27, 1967, he was the son of the late Wayne and Nancy (Pelcer) Yotter.

 
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Carlasue Surgeon

February 06, 2019 |

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

Carlasue Surgeon, 75, of Port Vue, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019. She was born December 21, 1943 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Carl J. and Una T. (Harris) Forgie. She was the granddaughter of the late Thomas and Isabelle Harris who helped raise Carlasue. She was a member of Port Vue United Methodist Church and former member of the Rainbow Girls.  She was also a member and past president of the Port Vue Women's Club .  Carlasue was a volunteer at the Good Samaritan Food Bank and the South Allegheny Reading Program.

 
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Thomas Anderson

February 05, 2019 |

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

Thomas Anderson, age 52, of Boston, PA, died on Sunday, February 3, 2019. He was born in Pittsburgh on September 13, 1966 and is the son of the late James and Marcella Newbauer Anderson. He was raised by his foster parents, the late Joseph and Lillian Edwards. Thomas served in the U.S. Army during the Gulf War and later worked at United States Steel in McKeesport. 

 
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Rita F. Hanna

February 05, 2019 |

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

Rita F. Hanna, age 89, of McKeesport, died February 4, 2019 at Concordia of Monroeville. Born September 17, 1929, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Frances (Karzuskis) Kovac and the wife of the late Tony "T" Hanna.

 
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Bea Ann Kudla

February 05, 2019 |

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

Bea Ann Kudla, 59, of Glassport, died Feb. 5, 2019.  She is the daughter of the late Peter and Beverly Paulovich. She is survived by her beloved husband Stanley “Stush” Kudla; daughter Andrea Salak; son Adam Bell; step daughter Natalie (Matthew) Scheiber; step son Matt Kudla; grandchildren McKenzie and Julian Bell; step grandchildren Holden Szerba, Addison Scheiber and Aiden Scheiber; sister Laura Keane; brother Charles Paulovich; also nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers Daniel, David, John and Brian Paulovich. Bea Ann was a member of St. Mark's Parish where she served as a Eucharistic minister and lector. She was a proud graduate of Robert Morris University and was a coordinator for UPMC for many years. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Thurs. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral mass will be held Fri. 10:00 am at St. Mark's Parish, Liberty Borough.  Interment following St. Mary's Polish Cemetery.

 

Barbara L. Martchek

February 05, 2019 |

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

Barbara L. Martchek, 80, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Braddock, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019.  She was born September 7, 1938 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Charles H. and Bessie (Woloszya) Morgart.  Prior to her retirement, Barbara was a midwife for Mercy Hospital and a registered nurse for various hospitals and the Visiting Nurse Association.  She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Braddock, loved to spend time in her garden, baking and was known for her Rice Krispies Treats.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Morgart; sisters, Emma Hixon, Charlotte Votquenne and JoAnn Badstibner.  She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Richard M. Martchek; daughter, Louise Sullivan and her husband, Ken; sisters, Vivian (Rex) Hosaflook, Marie Morgart; grandchildren, Kathleen and Patrick Sullivan; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received on Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a No Kill Pet Shelter of your choice.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Albert J. Ragan

February 05, 2019 |

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

Albert J. Ragan, age 85, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he retired as a superintendent of production planning and chief metallurgist for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. where he served as an usher. 

 
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Harry J. "Buzz" Brunory

February 05, 2019 |

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

Harry J. "Buzz" Brunory, 88, of McKeesport, passed away February 4, 2019 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He was born October 19, 1930 in Blythedale and was the son of the late Harry J. and Bessie Martinelli Brunory.  Buzz worked as a district manager for The American Chicle Company. He was a volunteer in The Kane Regional Chapel for over 30 years. Buzz was one of the funniest and nicest people you would ever meet, and he loved garlic, Perry Como and playing the trumpet, but most of all he loved having his family gathered together.

 
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Richard D. Jasek

February 05, 2019 |

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

Richard D. Jasek, 57 of West Mifflin died Feb. 4, 2019.  He is the son of the late John Jasek and Marie (Hrehn) Jasek.  He is survived by his son Richard Jasek; grandchildren Richard, Robbie, Riley, Aiden, Gianni, Raelyn, Alivia and Izabella; sisters Maryann Lewis and Janet Haeg; brothers Dan Jasek and Ken Harbert; also nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by brothers John and Robert Jasek.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Sun. from 1 to 4.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

 

James Joseph Jordan

February 05, 2019 |

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

James Joseph Jordan, age 88, of White Oak, died on Friday, February 1, 2019. He was born in McKeesport on February 7, 1930 and is the son of the late Frank D. and Anna C. Regal Jordan. He served in the U.S. Army and was self-employed his entire life in the automotive industry. He owned a jeep dealership, auto repair shop, automotive body shop, tire shop, towing company, and an ambulance service company.

 

 

 
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Mary Jane Wilkinson

February 04, 2019 |

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

Mary Jane Wilkinson, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019.  She was born, December 31, 1932 in Duquesne, daughter of the late Roy G. and Anne (McDermott) Topley.  Mary Jane graduated from Shadyside School of Nursing in 1953 and became a registered nurse, with a long career as a hospital ward nurse, an industrial nurse, and providing skilled care to homebound children.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Wilkinson; and brother, Roy Topley.  She is survived by her son, George Wilkinson and his wife, Donna; daughters, Nancy Wilkinson and wife, Susan Phillips, Zella Jordan and Joan Squires and her husband, Michael; grandchildren, Whitney Jordan, Patrick and Benjamin Squires, Michelle and Suzanne Worth; great-grandchildren, Anthony and Breanna Worth.  Friends will be received on Friday from 2-7 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Michael S. Fitzpatrick

February 04, 2019 |

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

Michael S. Fitzpatrick, age 63 of Clairton, passed away at home on Friday, February 1, 2019.  Born April 23, 1955 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Charles W. Fitzpatrick, Sr. and Mary (Mellinger) Fitzpatrick.  

 
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Robert Joseph Marino

February 04, 2019 |

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

Robert Joseph Marino, age 63, of McKeesport, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. He was born in McKeesport on April 17, 1955 and was the son of the late John and Theresa Walman Marino.

Bobby previously worked at USS, was in construction, spent approximately 34 years in sales and management in the car industry and most recently was a salesman for Hot Metal Harley Davidson in West Mifflin.

 
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Twila J. (Sorg) Swauger

February 04, 2019 |

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

Twila J. (Sorg) Swauger, age 71, of East McKeesport passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, February 3, 2019. She was born in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Wayne and Margaret (Peters) Sorg. She retired after 40 years as the school bus terminal manager for First Student that provides busses for the Norwin, Gateway, and East Allegheny schools. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son John McNeill; and brother Arthur Sorg. She is survived by her children Carol (Jimmy) Reed of McKeesport, Jeffrey (Diane) McNeill of East McKeesport and Karen (Mark) Loving of North Versailles; grandchildren Amy McNeill, Joshua McNeill, Brandon Reed, Evan Reed, Lexi Loving, Hailey Loving, Brianna Loving and Ryleigh Loving; sister Nancy (Stan) Costanzo; sister-in-law Debbie Sorg; and nieces and nephews.
 
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Floyd B. Hostetler

February 04, 2019 |

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

FLOYD B. HOSTETLER age 88, of Dravosburg, formerly of Oakland, on February 2, 2019. He was a son of the late Floyd S. and Vera (Beachley) Hostetler. Floyd was a retired Chair Caner. He was the husband of the late Ellen M. (Murray) Hostetler for 49 years; father of Barbara (Charles) Spangler of Dravosburg and Floyd D. (fiancee Sandy Steele) Hostetler of Imperial, PA; grandfather of Charles Spangler, Ashley (Christopher) Ballantyne, Tyler Hostetler, and Tanner Hostetler; great-grandfather of Christoper and Colton Ballantyne; brother of Eugene Hostetler of Curtisville, PA, Geraldine Smith of Berlin, PA, and the late Richard Snyder. Visitation on Tuesday, February 5th, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. At the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where his funeral services will be held on Wednesday, at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Blind Association.

 

Bonnie Lou Petrulak

February 04, 2019 |

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

Bonnie Lou Petrulak, age 78, of McKeesport, formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at UPMC Shadyside. A retired teachers aid at Mon Valley School in Jefferson Hills, she enjoyed bowling and doll making. 

 
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Anna M. (Carek) Jordan

February 02, 2019 |

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

Anna M. (Carek) Jordan, 60, of West Mifflin died peacefully at home on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Born in McKeesport, June 23, 1958, she was the daughter of the late John Carek and Beverly Ann (Romito) Dumas. Beloved wife of the late Richard E. Jordan, she is survived by her loving daughter Shawna (R.J.) Bobick, two sisters, Stephanie (Ted) Stojanoff and Robin (Chuck) Roman, two adored grandchildren, Aubree and Jordan Bobick, her step-father, Harry W. Dumas and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by a brother, Harry A. Dumas. Mrs. Jordan loved caring for her family.

 
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Margaret V. Scapellato

February 02, 2019 |

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

Margaret V. Scapellato, 92, of Port Vue formerly of West Mifflin, died peacefully, Thursday, January 31, 2019, in Lawson Nursing Home. Born July 20, 1926, in West Mifflin, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Anna (Zebak) Mickolas. Mrs. Scapellato was a  member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne and a retired book keeper at Grant's Department Store in McKeesport and Woolworth's in West Mifflin. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominick Scapellato, she is  survived by a daughter, Susan Hornyak; and a son, Ralph Scapellato.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Alex Mickolas.

 
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Nicholas Mellinger

February 02, 2019 |

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

Nicholas Mellinger, age 27, of White Oak, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.  He was born in Pittsburgh, on July 28, 1991 and is the son of Patricia L. (Sinicki) Mellinger of McKeesport and William Mellinger of White Oak.  He was formerly employed as a metal fabricator.   

In addition to his parents he is survived by brothers, Regis Mellinger of McKeesport, Billy Mellinger and Andy Mellinger both of White Oak; maternal grandfather, Robert (Patricia) Sinicki of Pittsburgh; paternal grandmother, Carolyn (Cannon) Ivaska of White Oak; and also loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends; 

He is preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Lorraine M. (Schuessler) Sinicki and paternal grandfather, Regis Beighley.

 
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Katherine R. McLaughlin

February 02, 2019 |

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

Katherine R. McLaughlin, age 57, of White Oak, died January 30, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born August 25, 1961, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Mildred (Boles) Dalton and the wife of the late Kevin J. McLaughlin.

 
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Richard B. Leeper

February 02, 2019 |

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

Richard B. Leeper, 88, of White Oak, died January 31, 2019 at Transitions Healthcare of North Huntingdon.

 
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Donald William Nelson

February 02, 2019 |

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

Donald William Nelson, 61, born  March 10,  1957 in McKeesport,  and resided in Murrysville for nearly 3 decades died December 9,  2018.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Donald & Pauline (Korey) Nelson, and his brother, Eric Nelson. Don is survived by his daughter Jennifer McCoy (George) & grandson Ezra John; brother Mark Nelson (Susan), sister Paula Takacs (Ronald), nephews & nieces Keith, Elizabeth, Brett, Samantha, Alex (Godson), Julia, Nathan, McKinley, Paisley & Amelia; aunts and uncles Adele Korey, Joe & Mitzy Korey & Joanne Korey; cousins Roy Nelson, Christine Korey Schwarz, Tom Korey, Dan Korey, Ron Korey, Jerry Korey (deceased), Chuck Korey, Rob Lasky, Diane Korey, Eva Lasky Speaks, Renee Korey Sines, Rick Korey, Kathy Lasky Brown, Lisa Korey (deceased) & Stacey Korey Hornack.

 
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Rosemary McNulty

February 01, 2019 |

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

Rosemary McNulty, age 90, of Allison Park formerly of White Oak died Wednesday, January 31, 2019.  She was born in McKeesport on February 15, 1928 and is the daughter of the late William F. and Jane Wilson Jackson and the wife of the late Gerald McNulty.  She was an operator for Bell Telephone for many, many years.  She enjoyed shopping and valued the company and camaraderie of her family and friends.  And her great wit triggered laughter and happiness among those lucky enough to know her.  Rosemary also loved traveling, especially her many trips to Ireland.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her sister, Jean Jackson Eckman.

Rosemary is survived by her cousins Gerard Driscoll of Forward Twp., PA; Paul Driscoll of Murfreesboro, TN; and Daniel Driscoll of White Oak, PA and dear friends, Cahal and Kathleen Dunne from Gibsonia and their children and grandchildren, Ryan, Shaun, Dina, Nathan, and Jocelyn; also, nieces, nephews and numerous other cousins.

Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (412-678-6177) on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Angela Merici Church, 1649 Fawcett Ave., White Oak, PA 15131 on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 am.  Burial will take place in Arlington National Cemetery. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Francis Joseph McCarthy III

February 01, 2019 |

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

Francis Joseph "Joe" McCarthy III, age 66, of Brentwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a Community Outreach Coordinator for Penn State University, Greater Allegheny Campus. He was proudly involved in a 12 Step Program for over 17 years where he helped countless individuals with their journey. Uncle Joe also loved music and attending concerts with friends. 

 
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Donna Mae Huskins

February 01, 2019 |

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

Donna Mae Huskins, age 88, of McKeesport, died January 28, 2019, at South Western Nursing Center. Born February 24, 1930, in Ward, WV, she was the daughter of the late Ray Walker and Beulah (Johnson) Carpenter and the wife of the late Charles Donald Huskins.

 
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Atna E. Carper

February 01, 2019 |

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

Atna E. Carper, age 95, of Coulters, PA, died peacefully on January 30, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. Born December 23, 1923, in Mt. Etna, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Bess (Isenberg) Koontz and the wife of the late Walter L. Carper.

 
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