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Elsie (Mondelli) Paich

February 05, 2021 |

By Editor | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Elsie (Mondelli) Paich, 96, died Feb. 3, 2021, at the age of 96, with her loving daughters at her side. Elsie was the devoted wife of the late Milos “Mitch” Paich, and significant other of the late Walter “Larry” Chrzan. She was the loving mother of Millie (William) Demore and Cindy (Tony) D’Imperio, adoring grandmother of Connie (Christian) Savine and Jen Stamford, and great grandmother of Charlotte Stamford.

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Alitzia Nadine Skibinski

January 19, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Alitzia Nadine Skibinski, 4 months, of Glassport, passed unexpectedly Friday, January 15, 2021.  She was the beloved daughter of Richard Skibinski Jr & Zoey Mains. Precious granddaughter of Richard Skibinski Sr (Terry), Sally Skibinski & the late Nadine Gallagher. Sweet great granddaughter of Fay Davis, Bernard (Janet) Wolfe & the late Walter (Eleanor) Skibinski. Loving sister of Haley, Damien, McKenzie, Lily, Jaxon, Jensen & Chance. Special niece to Brent, Tracey, Nicholas (Charona), Taylor (Timothy), Zachary, Mark (Sara), Dusty (Jessy) & the late Justin. Adored cousin of Gracelyn, Mark Jr, Isabel, Nathan, Kathryn, Lillian, Claudia & Alex.

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Patrick Stetar Jr.

January 19, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Patrick Stetar Jr., 61, of Port Vue, died Saturday, January 16, 2021, with his loving family at his side. Born October 21, 1959, Patrick was the loving father of Erica Stetar (Michael Yavorski) and Crystal Stetar (Harley Dingeldine), adoring grandfather of Michael, Harley, Annistazia.

He is also survived by his mother, Donna (Farrow) Stetar, Siblings, Ricky (Cheryl) Stetar, Victoria Logan, and Kimberly Carapella, Former spouse, Terri Kula, numerous aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in passing by his father, Patrick Stetar Sr. Patrick was a talented artist, and created a mosaic of Jesus for the Port Vue United Methodist Church.

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Karen (Barone) Higgins

January 13, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Karen (Barone) Higgins, of North Huntingdon, peacefully passed, on January 10, 2021 at the age of 58, with her family at her side. Karen was the beloved daughter of  Tony Barone and the late Dorothy “Dolly” (Nesta) Barone. She was the loving mother of Ronald Higgins, Jessica (Ross Becher) Higgins and Jamie (Brandon Lane) Higgins. Adoring grandmother of Jackson, Keira and Amara. She is also survived by her sisters, Dottie (Kenny) Altman and Aimee (Ron) Koch, brother, Tony (Eron) Barone, numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. Karen enjoyed reading and going to the beach. She adored her grandchildren and dogs.

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Albina "Beanie" Mihalchik

January 09, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Albina "Beanie" Mihalchik of North Huntingdon Twp. peacefully passed on January 6, 2021 age 92. “Beanie” was the wife of the late Edward G. Mihalchik. Loving and devoted mom of Linda (Matthew) Momich and Gary Mihalchik and the late Robert and Steven Mihalchik.

Beanie as affectionally known as a loving mother and grandma. She loved to host people in her home. For many years she was a waitress at the former Monzo Palace Inn. She also enjoyed cooking, baking and playing cards. She will be deeply missed. Special grandma of 9 and 4 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Mary Lombardo and Helen Williams. Proceeded in passing by her parents Michael and Genevieve Toth and siblings.

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Terrence (Terry) William Jackson

January 02, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Terrence (Terry) William Jackson, 73, died December 30, 2020 at the age of 73. Terry was the devoted husband of Kathleen (Poprocky) Jackson for 32 years. He is also survived by his brother Tim (Gloria), Mother in Law, Ann Poprocky, Brothers and Sisters in law, Rita (Carl) Catalano, Theresa Poprocky, Monica (Pat) D’Abruzzo, Edward (Victoria) Poprocky and Anne (Paul) Troy, many beloved nieces and nephews and many friends.

Terry was preceded in passing by his parents, William and Dorothy Jackson and his brother, Brian Jackson. Terry was an Air Force Veteran. He spent most of his career as a Federal employee of the Department of the Treasury, the IRS, and the OPM. In his retirement, he worked in child care for the YMCA of Wilmerding.

He volunteered as a teacher’s aide for generations of his wife Kathy’s students. Terry loved helping children and always was himself a child at heart. He was an avid, intrepid traveler throughout Canada and the U.S. Most of all, Terry was a person of deep, enduring faith, dedicating years of service to his local Catholic parishes, as a sacristan, altar server, and Eucharistic Minister. Terry’s family remembers and cherishes his unmatched kindness, the twinkle in his eye and the joy he got and gave over telling silly jokes.

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Darlene J. (Zahn) Kerchner

January 02, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Darlene J. (Zahn) Kerchner, 69, peacefully passed on December 29, 2020 at the age of 69. Darlene was the devoted wife of Michael Kerchner for 47 years. Loving mother of Lori (Scott) Shaulis, Douglas Kerchner and Suzanne (Bull) Dryer, Adoring grandmother of Haylee, Dalton, Madison, DaKoda and Andrew. Darlene was preceded in passing by her parents, Mike and Joan (Smith) Matarazzo. Darlene was an avid bingo player and loved chocolate ice cream. Above all, she loved her family, especially her grandkids that filled her life. She will be deeply missed by her family and many friends.

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Marjorie (Droske) “Sweet Marge” Barnyk

December 30, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Marjorie (Droske) “Sweet  Marge” Barnyk, 89, of McKeesport peacefully passed on December 23, 2020.

Marge was born on September 25, 1931 in North Braddock to the late Michael and Theresa (Diritski) Droske. She was the wife of the late Michael Barnyk. 

Loving and devoted mom of Renee (Richard) Tommarello, Michele (Howard) Ferree and Cindy (Tom) Moran. Special grandma of  8 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

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John A. Vichie

December 21, 2020 |

By Editor | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

John A. Vichie, 63, died tragically on December 16, 2020. He was born August 23, 1957, the very devoted son of Genevieve (Corcoran) Tucci.

Loving brother of Chris A. Vichie, Drew (Lyna) Tucci and Leonard Tucci, caring uncle of Nikki and Zac Tucci. John is also survived by his uncles, Leonard Tucci, Barry Corcoran and William Corcoran, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in passing by his father, John Vichie.

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Chuck Allen

November 16, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Charles “Chuck” Allen, 75, of North Huntingdon Twp. died Nov. 10, 2020, with his beloved Wife, Carol (Novakovich) Allen at his side.

Chuck spent 47 beautiful years married to the love of his life, Carol. He was the loving father of an “Amazing Daughter” Tami (Allen) Ferguson and a Very Caring Son-in-law Andrew Ferguson. He was also a fun-loving grandfather to Joshua and Camren.

He cherished and treasured every precious moment he spent with his “awesome” grandchildren.

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Karen Malackany

October 13, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Karen Malackany, 49, died Oct. 8, 2020. She was born Dec. 14, 1970, a daughter of the late Pauline (nee Belinsky and Michael Malackany. Dear sister of Michele (Steve) Rudolph, Paula (Don Frazier) Gilmer, Steve (Lisa) Malackany and the late Jeff Malackany.

Karen is also survived by her uncle, Bob Malackany and numerous nieces and nephews. Karen loved music and singing and especially dancing Polkas with her dad. She would light up the room with her infectious laugh and smile.

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Dolores Ann (Fate) Martin

September 21, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Dolores Ann Martin, age 88, passed after fulfilling her life here on earth, God welcomes Dolores into his Kingdom this day, September 20th, 2020.

A working single mother with the help of her parents, Charles Fate and Eunice (Cunningham) Fate, raised two children,  Gary (April) Martin, Joan D. Martin, and a deceased infant girl.

She leaves 5 grandchildren, Jason Martin, Justin Martin, great grandchildren; Chloe, Sarah, Jennifer, Christina, Felicity, Nolan, Lilly, Walker, Rebecca, Noah, Finly, Carmen and Vanna. They were her pride and joy and the love of her life. She also leaves my cousins of the Hopbell family and especially her favorite cousin, Leroy and Connie Kennell, Marcie,  Marylyn. Special friend of Lois Ondish, Marylyn and above all Marlene Hanlon.

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James Robert “West Virginia Jim” Pusey Sr.

September 19, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

James Robert “West Virginia Jim” Pusey Sr. died Friday, September 18, 2020.

Jim was a lifelong member of West Wilmerding Fire Dept, Station 211, a proud Veteran of the United States Army, and a member of the Sub Alpine Society in Turtle Creek. He was an avid lover of Jeeps, Nascar, his home State of West Virginia and the Mountaineers. Above all, Jim loved his kids and grandkids.

Jim is survived by Sherry Russell, his loving girlfriend of 21 years. Beloved father of Melvin (Desiree) Saula, Michele (Mike) Brancato, JR (Lindsay) Pusey, Merle “Bud” (Amy) Pusey. Adoring grandfather of Alyssa Saula, Alyza Pusey, Marie Brancato, Tessa Pusey, Santino Hartford, Maddy Machtley and Brianna Hartford, great grandfather of Cora Smith and Mason James Giglio. He is also survived by his brother, Sam (BJ) Pusey, Tim Pusey, Mike (Naomi) Pusey, Mark (April) Pusey; sisters, Tina (Larry) Windon, Susan Reed, Tammy Evans, the mother of his children, Kathleen (nee Saula) Hynes, many nieces and nephews and many friends.

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Joseph “Joe” Botti

September 09, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Joseph “Joe” Botti, 70, of North Versailles Twp., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. A son of the late William “Sarge” Botti, and late Maria (Cerrati) Botti.

Beloved husband of 46 years to Lynne (nee Barnes) Botti of North Versailles. Loving father of Joe (Shelly) Botti and Michelle (Justin) Marton. Loving brother of Ralph (Cookie) Botti, brother in law of Lawrence Barnes. Adoring grandfather of Jillian, Lauren, Lexie, Jackson.

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Tracy Ann (DeFelice) Henricksen

August 31, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Tracy Ann (DeFelice) Henricksen passed on August 28, 2020 at the age of 47. Tracy was the devoted wife of Justin P. Henricksen; loving mother of Steven Thompson, adoring grandmother of 2.  She was preceded in passing by her father, Joseph DeFelice and brother, Joseph DeFelice II. In addition to her husband, son and grandchildren, Tracy is survived by her mother, Rose (Garbowski) Smith, sister, Kristy Blitch, numerous nieces nephews and friends. Tracy loved dogs and doing all kinds of crafts. Family and friends are welcome in the Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, PA 15148, 412-824-4332, on Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm. Due to current health restrictions, only 25 people are allowed in the funeral at a time, masks are required. Please visit us at www.alfierifuneralhome.com for online condolences.



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