George Michael Simko

August 06, 2018 |

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George Michael Simko, age 77, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at home. A Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam War, he was retired from CPI Industries in McKeesport. He was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church in McKeesport and was a member of Blaine Hill Volunteer Fire Company and a lifetime member of the NRA. 

 
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Anthony J. Dolansky Jr.

August 06, 2018 |

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Tony Dolansky, 63, of Forward Twp., died peacefully at his home August 4, 2018. He was born February 23, 1955, the son of the late Anthony and Eleanor Dolansky.

 
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Margaret Anne Tepe

July 23, 2018 |

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Margaret Anne "Peggy" (Iddings) Tepe, age 84, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Jefferson Hills Manor. She retired as a nurses aide at Jefferson Hills Manor in Jefferson Hills.

 
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Virginia Perlick

July 23, 2018 |

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Virginia "Ginny" Perlick, age 82, of Clairton passed away peacefully on Friday, July 20, 2018 at home while surrounded by family. Virginia attended Clarion University where she studied Library Science and English. She worked as a teacher, spending the greatest part of her career at St. Elizabeth Elementary School in Pleasant Hills. An avid reader, she devoted her retirement years to the Clairton Public Library, surrounded by her love of books. For more than 50 years, Virginia enjoyed playing cards with her card club group. She was known to be extremely kind, compassionate and funny. 

 
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Diana Waldron

July 23, 2018 |

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Diana Waldron, age 75 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 UPMC Shadyside Hospital.  Born December 13, 1942 in Renfrew, PA, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Selfridge) Parker.

 
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Ruth Ann Werner

July 16, 2018 |

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Ruth Ann Werner, age 83, of Forward Twp., passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at home. She was a member of the Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth and the Elizabeth Senior Citizens. She was a former member of the Forward Township Senior Citizens, Axelton Senior Citizens, Elizabeth Heritage Senior Citizens and the Blaine Hill Senior Citizens. She mostly enjoyed her weekly bingo trips with friends and she loved to play cards with her family. 

 
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Pearl Fraser

July 11, 2018 |

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Pearl Fraser, age 89, of Forward Twp., passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. A member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth, she was a retired cook for the Elizabeth Forward School District. She enjoyed bingo and crafts at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth.

 
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Dennis John Maksin

July 11, 2018 |

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Dennis John Maksin, 67, husband of Frances Rengers Maksin, died Sunday, July 8, 2018 on the second hole at The Country Club of South Carolina in Florence doing what he loved to do best. Formerly of Clairton, Pennsylvania, he resided in Manning, South Carolina.

 
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Josephine Brown

July 07, 2018 |

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Josephine Brown, age 101 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in LGAR Nursing and Rehab Center in Turtle Creek.  Born December 16, 1916 in St. Louis, MO, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Frances (Sole) Crimaldi. 

 
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Nelda M. Opfer

July 07, 2018 |

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Nelda M. Opfer, age 89 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away at home on Saturday, July 7, 2018.  Born May 13, 1929 in Huntington, PA, she was a daughter of the late John B. and Esther M. (Garner) Shoemaker.  A retired salesclerk at KMart in North Versailles, Nelda was a member of Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth. 

 
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Gary Lee Fuller Sr.

July 06, 2018 |

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Gary Lee Fuller, age 65, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. He was the owner of Fuller Marine Engineering and a member of the Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge.

 
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Joseph E. Ramsey, Jr.

July 01, 2018 |

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Joseph E. Ramsey, Jr., age 90 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018 in Southwestern Nursing Center in West Mifflin.  Born October 12, 1927 in Cambridge, OH, he was a son of the late Joseph and Matilda (Lipincott) Ramsey.  A retired driver for Dick Corporation in Jefferson Hills, Joseph was a member of Pine Run United Methodist Church and a US Army Veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.

 
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James H. Weitzel

June 29, 2018 |

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James H. Weitzel, age 86, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018. He retired as food service director for Central Medical Hospital in Pittsburgh. An Army veteran serving during the Korean War, he was a former member of Holy Angels in Hays and attended St. Thomas a Becket in Jefferson Hills. He was a former chef at the Ankara Dinner Club in Pleasant Hills, and a former member of the Elks No. 11 in Lincoln Place and American Legion Post 0945. 

 
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Lois Berrier Black

June 29, 2018 |

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Lois Berrier Black, age 89, of Lincoln Place, and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Manorcare Health Services - Whitehall. She was a member of Bible Baptist Temple in Jefferson Hills. Born November 15, 1928 in Canton, OH, she was a daughter of the late Lester H. and Nora (Vanderhoff) Berrier and wife of the late Richard T. Black. She is survived by children, Janice (Sam) Shamber of Henderson, NV, Katheleen (Paul) Sneed of Finleyville, Thomas (Joanne) Black of Townville, Patricia (Kevin) Grace of Cochranton, and Colleen (Thomas) Fink of Pittsburgh; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; also, nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at Manor Care in Whitehall and Heartland Hospice for their loving care in the past year. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 12 noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Donald Thompson officiating. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Baptist Temple, 1415 Worthington Avenue, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Marjorie J. Poljak

June 27, 2018 |

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Marjorie J. Poljak, age 88 of Port Vue, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 in UPMC McKeesport.  Born March 14, 1930 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Freda (Blaha) Richel.  

 
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