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Joseph Thomas “Tom” Orzulak

August 14, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Joseph Thomas “Tom” Orzulak, 67, of Lawrence, Kansas, died Aug. 6, 2018, at his home.

He was born July 14, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Frank “Frosty” and Helen (Donnelly) Orzulak. Raised in Port Vue, PA, he was a 1969 graduate of South Allegheny High School and in 1974 earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts at California State College in California, Pa. He taught metal shop at Plum High School for 5 years and was a supervisor for PennDOT, Lovedale District, for a number of years. He was a proud member of the Port Vue Volunteer Fire Company.

After a move to Lawrence, Kansas, in 1985, Tom was the director of parking services at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, before landing his dream job as Street Division Manager for the City of Lawrence for 23 years, retiring in 2013.

He married Patricia Smith on May 17, 1975 in Versailles, Pa. She survives at home.

 
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Raymond “Ray” Shumacher II

August 03, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Raymond “Ray” Shumacher II, 67, formerly of McKeesport, passed away at his Missoula, MT home on August 1, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Garden City Funeral Home in Missoula.

 


Virginia (Suranski) Valigura

July 27, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Virginia (Suranski) Valigura, 88, of Springdale, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 27, 2018. She was born on January 23, 1930 to her parents, the late Charles F. and Anna (Marks) Suranski.  Virginia was a 1947 graduate of McKeesport High School and a 1948 graduate of Mason Frederick’s Beauty School. She passed the state boards and worked 9 years as a Beauty Operator. 

She moved to Springdale in 1956 when she married the late Michael Valigura.  Mrs. Valigura was a member of St. Alphonsus Church in Springdale.  Virginia’s life revolved around her son Bobby, her family and her many friends.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Michael and brother Charles F. Suranski Jr.

 
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Zack Moore Jr.

July 15, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Zack Moore Jr., 28, died July 8, 2018. He was born August 8, 1989. Service will be held at 11 a.m. July 16 at Morningstar Baptist Church, 832 Oak St., West Mifflin. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home Inc.

 


Marion Willis Blocker Jr.

July 02, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Marion Willis Blocker, Jr., 94, died June 30, 2018.  Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. July 6 at Tunie Funeral Home Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. July 7. Interment will follow at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery. Services in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, Inc.

 


Louise Mabel Sherer

June 23, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Louise Mabel Sherer, age 95, died peacefully at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier, PA on June 18, 2018.  She is the daughter of Olof and Annie (Anderson) Sundin.  Louise was preceded in death by her husband, William V. Sherer. Surviving children are William Vincent Sherer, Carol Ann de la Mora, and Timothy Olof Sherer. Louise was a loving mother, energetic and hardworking.  She exemplified the best traits of the “Greatest Generation.”  She worked as a maid, a waitress, a tin flipper in a Pittsburgh area mill during World War II, part owner of a furniture making company in Oregon, part owner of a oil distribution company in Bandon, Oregon, part owner of Sherer’s Dairy Store in Mount Vernon, PA, book keeper for various companies including Tygart Steel in McKeesport, PA, and a realtor.  Louise worked into her late 70s.  She loved to travel, making numerous trips to European destinations and living in Guadalajara Mexico with her daughter for a year. A memorial service for Louise will be held at noon on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the SNYDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 402 E. Church Street Ligonier, PA.

 


Antwon Michael Rose II

June 21, 2018 |

By Editor | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Antwon Michael Rose II, 17, died June 19, 2018. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. June 24 at Tunie Funeral Home Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. June 25 at Woodland Hills Junior High School, 7600 Evans St., Swissvale. Interment will follow in McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home.

 


Dorothy L. Oskin

June 05, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Dorothy L. Oskin, 92 of Murrysville, formerly of McKeesport passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018.  She was born April 24, 1926 in McKeesport, daughter of the late John and Agnes Pastor Martin.  She was the proprietor of Oskin’s American Service Station in McKeesport for over twenty years, was a member of the Mother of Sorrows Church, Murrysville and was a greeter at Sloan Elementary School for many years.  Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Linda (John) Sundin of Murrysville; a granddaughter, Kirsten (Jason) Saxton of Atlanta, GA and a grandson, Jarrod (Katelyn Sundin of Savannah, GA.

 
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Robert Lamont Hill

June 04, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Robert Lamont Hill, 64, died June 1, 2018. He was born October 12, 1953. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. June 5 at Tunie Funeral Home, Inc. 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead. Service will be held at 12 noon June 6 at First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne, 719 Duquesne Blvd., Duquesne, and interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Monongahela Cemetery, 1111 4th St., North Braddock. Arrangements are in charge of Tunie Funeral Home.

 


James Ronald Strothers

May 18, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

James Ronald Strothers, 79, died May 14, 2018. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at First Baptist Church, 3427 Cypress St., West Mifflin, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19. Interment will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Rd., Cecil Twp., Washington County. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home.

 


Nadine Cornelious

March 13, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Nadine Cornelious, 60, of McKeesport died March 10, 2018. She was born Nov. 1, 1957. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Friday at Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead, with a service to follow at 3 p.m.

Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, Inc.

 


Levi A. Hayes

February 27, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Levi A. Hayes, 85, died Feb. 25, 2018. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. March 2 at Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead. A service will be held at 11 a.m. March 3 at Mount Rise Baptist Church, Ingot and Sheffler Street, New Homestead, with interment to follow at 1 p.m. March 3 at Jefferson Memorial Park, 401 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home.

 


Ernest A. Kendall

February 20, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Ernest A. Kendall of Doylestown, formerly of Levittown, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at the age of 76.

Born in McKeesport, Pa., he was the son of the late Abraham and Ethel Kendall.

Ernest is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Judith Tomlins Kendall, his daughter, Kelly Kendall-Kelly, (Jonathan) of Erwinna, son, Brett Kendall, (Stacey) of Pipersville, his grandchildren whom he adored, Sadie and Brogan, his three schnauzers, Elsie, Mitzi and Gracie and pond of koi fish. Also surviving is his sister, Irene Coulter (William) of Clairton, PA, his sister-in-law, Janell Pett of Cross Lanes, WV, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Kendall.

 
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Sheree D. Moore

February 02, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Sheree D. Moore, 60, died Jan. 31, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the Kingdom Hall, 1075 Camp Hollow Road, West Mifflin. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, Homestead.

 


Craig Richard Pindro

January 29, 2018 |

By Editor | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

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.

www.tuniefuneralhome.com

 

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