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Adam Christopher Bonetti

October 15, 2018 |

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

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

 


Paul W. Biles

October 14, 2018 |

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

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

 
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Richard Vezzani

October 11, 2018 |

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

Richard Vezzani, age 81 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away in his home on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  Born September 10, 1937 in Blythedale, he was a son of the late Edward and Martha (Machek) Vezzani.  A former pipe inspector at US Steel's National Tube Works in McKeesport who also worked as a school bus driver and at Vista Metals, Richard was a Vietnam War Veteran of the US Marine Corps and a member of St. Michael's Parish in Elizabeth Twp.  With a quick wit and quick to make friends, Richard will be remembered by his family as the most kind-hearted and easy-going man they ever knew.  

 
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Ronald E. Marraccini

October 09, 2018 |

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

Ronald E. Marraccini, age 69, of Monongahela, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at home. He retired as a manager for Marraccini Grocery Store in Elizabeth. An Army veteran with two tours of duty in Vietnam, he enjoyed golfing, fishing and the outdoors.

 
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James M. Foster

October 05, 2018 |

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

James M. Foster, age 92 of Port Vue, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born February 13, 1926 in Dravosburg, he was a son of the late Ellis and Anna Foster and stepson of the late Cecilia Foster.  A retired millwright for US Steel National Tube Works in McKeesport, James was a US Army Veteran of World War II and a member of Mentor Road Bible Church in Forward Twp.  In his spare time, he loved baseball (especially keeping score) and football and was an avid bird watcher and woodworker.  To his family, who called him "Happy Pappy," he was a generous, happy, and dedicated man who was always in a good mood and was the light of their lives. 

 
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Brandon R. Hanratty

October 04, 2018 |

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

Brandon R. Hanratty, age 37, of Liberty Borough, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. He was a quality assurance inspector for Superior Forge & Steel in Pittsburgh. A member of Liberty Presbyterian Church, he was an active member of Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge 526 of Elizabeth and a member of Liberty Borough Veterans Association. 

 
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Marie C. Stefan

October 03, 2018 |

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

Marie C. Stefan, age 76 of Jefferson Hills, passed away at home on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.   Born March 26, 1942 and raised in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Santo and Florence (Palumbo) Calabro.  A former office manager at Kids Plus Southwestern Pediatric in Jefferson Hills, Marie is survived by her husband of almost fifty years James M. Stefan; her children Arthur (Jean) Stefan, Scott (Alissa) Stefan, and Jill (Karen) Stefan Pazo; her grandchildren Nicole (Donald) Holtz, Trevor (Erin) Stefan, Vincent A. Stefan, Michaela Stefan, and Alyssa (Dale) Morgele; her great-grandchildren Avery Pearl and Allyson Rose Holtz, Alora Faye Morgele, and Anthony James DeArmitt; her brother David (Mary) Calabro; and also nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

 
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James J. Tortorice

October 02, 2018 |

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

James J. Tortorice, age 95 of Somerset and formerly Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in The Patriot in Somerset.  Born January 19, 1923 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Moresea) Tortorice.  A parishioner of St. Clare of Assisi in Clairton and a US Navy Veteran of World War II, James was a barber and painter in the area and a member of both the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 and Sons of Columbus in Clairton. 

 
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Robert T. "Lefty" Nutt

September 28, 2018 |

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

Robert T. "Lefty" Nutt, age 63 of Charleroi, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 in John J. Kane Regional Center, McKeesport.  Born February 28, 1955 in Charleroi, he was a son of the late Thurman R. and Dolores (McDonald) Nutt.   A US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, Robert loved to hunt and fish. 

 
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Sr. Dorothy Ruth Varga, S.D.R.

September 28, 2018 |

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

Sr. Dorothy Ruth Varga, S.D.R., age 87, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in the Divine Redeemer Motherhouse in Elizabeth Twp.  Born February 10, 1931 in Cleveland, OH, she was a daughter of the late John and Therese Mary (Yambor) Varga.  Sr. Dorothy was a Professed Sister of the Divine Redeemer for 66 years.  

 
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Clifford A. Gephart Sr.

September 27, 2018 |

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

Clifford A. Gephart Sr., age 83, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a co-owner of Cannon - Tedesco & Company in McKeesport. He enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family. 

 
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Mark R. Fehr

September 26, 2018 |

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

Mark R. Fehr, age 63 of White Oak, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh.  Born January 8, 1955 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late George Raymond Fehr and Helen (Ross) Fehr.  A field auditor with GMAC in Cranberry and member of Mt. Vernon Community Presbyterian Church, Mark received his bachelor's degree from Point Park College and his master's in organizational leadership from Geneva College.  

 
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Frank B. Connors

September 25, 2018 |

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

Frank B. Connors, age 102, of Elizabeth, passed away the day after his 102nd birthday on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Grandview Estates of Elizabeth. He was the “last man standing” of his siblings. He retired as a conductor for the Union Railroad. An Army veteran having served in World War II, he was a lifetime member of the Elizabeth Moose and an avid hunter and fisherman. 

 
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Helen D. Clark

September 24, 2018 |

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

Helen D. Clark, age 93 of White Oak, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018 in her daughter's home.  Born June 24, 1925 in Versailles, she was a daughter of the late George and Anna Lukas.  In her spare time, Helen loved to garden and work in the yard and was also very talented in the kitchen.  Most of all though, her family will remember her as a selfless mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother whom they will love and miss always.  

 
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Elizabeth Criswell

September 24, 2018 |

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

Elizabeth "Betty Lou" Criswell, age 80, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired as a custodian in the Elizabeth Forward School District. 

 
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