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Debra Denise Walmsley

June 10, 2024 |

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Debra Denise Walmsley, 65, of Clairton, formerly of North Huntington, passed away on Saturday, June 8th, 2024 at her home. She was born in McKeesport on May 21st, 1959 to the late Terrence Patrick Murphy and late Dorothy Walters Schad. She was the loving wife of 43 years to the late Robert Ackland Walmsley. Debra is survived by her daughters Jennifer Schad of Punxsutawney, Starr Walmsley of Duquesne, guardianship Spencer Schad of Bridgeville, sisters Tammy (Michael) Miller of North Huntington, Sandra Henretty, brother Terrence (Ginger) Murphy, Jr. of Greencastle, grandchildren Alex, Emily, Rylee, great grandchild Lainey her beloved pets Millie and Reese, grand-furbabies Gracie Gray and Mizar, as well as many nieces and nephews. Debra was preceded in death by her parents. She was a member of the Sons of Columbus, the V.F.W. as well as the WACC Club. Debra worked as a professional commercial seamstress and also worked for Johnny’s Glass for over 10 years. She enjoyed painting canvases, taking care of her garden, and loved spending time with her family and pets. Services are entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 1502. A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, June, 15 2024 from 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at the Sons of Columbus, 630 Miller Ave., Clairton, PA 15025. We ask that if you are able to bring your memories and pictures to be shared. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

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James Hannan

June 07, 2024 |

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James Michael Hannan 62 of Glassport, formerly of Floreffe, passed away on Monday June 3rd, 2024 at his home. He was born in Norkolk Virginia on January 22nd, 1962 to Elena Perez Hannan and the late James Bernard Hannan. In addition to his mother Elena, James is further survived by his siblings Anna Maria Huff of Jefferson Hills, Frank (Sue) Hannan of Rostraver, as well as nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father James B. Hannan. James worked professionally as an auto body repairman and auto mechanic. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dana Marie Allen Goodrum

June 05, 2024 |

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Dana Marie Allen Goodrum, 74, of Clairton, formerly of Monongahela, passed away on Tuesday, June 4th, 2024 at McKeesport Hospital. She was born in Monongahela on July 9th, 1949 to the late George and Dorothy Mae Shaw Allen. Dana was the loving wife of 57 years to Charles “Bill” W. Goodrum. In addition to her beloved husband Charles “Bill” Dana is further survived by her children Dawn (Robert) Loera in Clairton, Tina Goodrum of Glassport, and Sean (Tammy) Goodrum of Glassport, siblings George (Joyce) Allen of New Eagle, Richard (Joyce) Allen of New Eagle, Carol Daffern of Castle Shannon, Lynne (Richard) Kraus of Donora, grandchildren Chelsea, Dakota, Dayton, Robert, Tyler, Zachary, Mikayla, Cole, Maleena, and great-grandchild Adeline, as well as nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Dana was preceded in death by her sister Patricia Lynn Allen. She worked as a bartender for the Polish National Alliance #750 in Glassport for over 18 years. Dana was a member of the P.N.A. #750, the W.A.C.C. club, and the Croatian Club. She enjoyed playing bingo and bowling, winning at the casino, she also loved to cook and bake. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, June 8th, 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M. at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place at 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Richard Lee “Rick” Knox

May 30, 2024 |

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Richard Lee “Rick” Knox, 63, of Clairton, formerly of Elliottsville, passed away on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024. He was born in Uniontown on January 20th, 1961 to the late George and Rosetta Knox. He was the loving husband of the late Helen Virginia Mayfield Knox. Richard is survived by his siblings Carolyn Pici of McKeesport, Lori Knox of Uniontown, Roger Knox of Fayette County, George (Dee) Knox of Connellsville, Vanessa (Bill) Frost of Hopwood, niece and caretaker Candace Dixon of Clairton, daughter Vernadette Clark of Uniontown, as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to his beloved wife Helen Virginia Mayfield Knox, Richard is preceded in death by his parents George and Rosetta Knox, and his brothers Henry Knox, Vernon Knox, and Mark Knox. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 from 4 P.M. – 8 P.M. at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place Monday, June 3rd, 2024 at 10 A.M at the funeral home. Followed by internment at Roundhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Timothy Fite

May 24, 2024 |

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Timothy (Timi) David Fite, 32 years old from Glassport, was born on May 18th, 1992. Timi unexpectedly passed away on May the 22nd, 2024. After Timi’s father passed away in 2016, Timi sadly lost his way and had a long battle fighting his own demons in which he ultimately lost to. Timi’s personality and smile is something that will never be forgotten. Anyone that truly knew Timi would tell you that he had a hug that was undeniably comforting and had a smile and laugh that could really light up a room. Timi’s personality and presence is something that is going to be irreplaceable. Timi enjoyed dirt bikes and quads, sports, music and mostly selfies! Timi was a hard worker and any job he worked at he did with passion! Timi loved harder than anyone we knew even on his darkest days, he just always wanted to stay true to his word, be the best son, brother & friend. Timi is survived by his beloved mother Joyce Scheidter, siblings Tara Fite (Keith), & Taylor Fite (Cassidy), & step brother Derek Betchy (Darcie), niece Kenadee and nephews Karver & Korbin Schibik. His three dogs Pup Pup, GiGi & Lambchop. grandmother Yvonne Waugaman, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Timi is preceded in death by his father Timothy O’Shea Fite, dog Pinkey, grandparents Paula Scheidter (Umma), Thomas Scheidter, Charles Fite, Robert Waugaman, and Thomas King. We know Timi is in heaven at this time, with his music blaring so loud you can hear it miles away and asking which hat matched his shoes best and which watch he should wear, 10 times over! Timi will most certainly be missed by his family and friends. Our “home team” will never be the same without him. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday May 29th, 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M. at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. Followed by an 8 P.M. service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Marian “Annett” Huschak O'Hara

May 24, 2024 |

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Marian “Annett” Huschak O'Hara, 85, a lifelong resident of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital. She was born in Clairton on July 25, 1938 to the late John and Marian Theresa LaValle Huschak. She is survived by sons, Grant (Cheryl) O'Hara of Wheeling, WV, James O'Hara of Clairton, daughter Elizabeth Jane “Betsy” O'Hara of Clairton, sisters Marlene Wilcher of Clairton, Darlene Hopkins of Clairton, brother George (Barbara) Bracolini of Port Vue., 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Marian was preceded in death by sons, Richard O'Hara, Allen O'Hara, and John O'Hara, brothers Raymond Huschak, and Jack Huschak. She was a member of the of the former St. Paulinus, and was also formerly a member of St. Clare of Assisi Church. Although Marian worked for a short while at Westinghouse most of her life she was dedicated to taking care of her family. She enjoyed traveling with Ken, and the two of them travelled the country together. Family and friends will be received on Monday, May 27, 2024 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home to be followed by interment at Jefferson Memorial Park. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


James Gerald “Jim” Racan

May 20, 2024 |

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James Gerald “Jim” Racan, 81, of Glassport, formerly of Elizabeth and Duquesne passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Jefferson Hospital. He was born in McKeesport on November 1, 1942, to the late Joseph and Pearl Crosser Racan. James was the loving husband of 47 years the late Marsha Hunt Racan. He is survived by his daughter April (Bart Elder) Racan of Glassport, son Jimmy Racan of West Mifflin, brothers Joseph Racan of North Huntingdon and Richard (Barbara) Racan of Philadelphia, sisters Carol (Michael) Straniello of Orlando Florida, Linda (James) Reynolds of Irwin, grandchildren, Cayle Racan, Elijah Racan, and Jimmy, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews, and his beloved “BFF” dog Bella. James was preceded in death by sister Shirley Molnar, daughter-in-law Candy Racan, and sister-in-law Deborah Racan. James served in the U.S. Navy. He was employed for 23 years at U.S. Steel in Homestead, and Matthews Bus Service and Port Authority for 20 years as well as S and S transit. He enjoyed playing guitar for various groups in the area, loved dancing to Doo-Wop, was a Pittsburgh Pirates fan, enjoyed going to Myrtle Beach, and loved dogs. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, May, 28th, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place at the funeral home at 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Joyce A. Gergley

May 18, 2024 |

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Joyce A. Hicks Gergley, 78 of Glassport, formerly of West Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday May 18th, 2024 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in West Elizabeth on July 10th, 1945 to the late Merle and Virginia Ryan Hicks. She was the loving wife of 61 years to Michael Gergley. In addition to her beloved husband, Joyce is further survived by her children Corinda (Brian) Smith of Liberty Boro, Michael A. (Traci) Gergley of Versailles Boro, Ronald (Lori) Gergley of Glassport, grandchildren Michael A. Gergley, Blaine (Avonlea) Gergley, Samantha Gergley, Sara Gergley, Chase Gergley, Brianna (Michael) Sokolowski, Brandon Smith, and great grandchild Jacob Gergley, as well as nieces and nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by her brothers Harold States, Arthur Hicks, daughter in law Melissa Megela Gergley. Joyce was very artistic, enjoyed gambling and traveling, bowling and decorating her house, but her favorite way to spend time was with her family and loved ones. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday May 21st 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M. at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Carol Ann Mitchell

May 17, 2024 |

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Carol Ann Howard Mitchell, 75, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Thursday, May 16th, 2024 at Southwestern Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburgh. She was born in Pittsburgh on September 28, 1948, to the late George E. and Elizabeth J. Kelly Howard. She is survived by son Michael (Jodi) Mitchell, of Jefferson Hills, and grandson Michael Mitchell, Jr., of Jefferson Hills. Carol was preceded in death by brother George W. “Butchie” Howard and beloved dog Shadow. She enjoyed reading, knitting, and needlepoint, as well as cheering on the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Buddy Wayne Spradlin

May 10, 2024 |

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Buddy Wayne Spradlin, 71 of Glassport, formerly of Ohio, passed away on May 9th, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital. Buddy was born in Sandusky Ohio on June 20th 1952 to the late Bud and Florence Carver Spradlin. Buddy was the loving husband of 41 years to his beloved wife Deborah Sutton Spradlin. In addition to his wife Deborah, he is survived by his son Thomas W. Spradlin of Glassport, daughter Michelle Spradlin of Ruffsdale, brother David (Cindy) Spradlin of Canyon Lake Tx. grandchildren Brianna Schuster of Mt. Pleasant, Joshua Schuster, as well as his beloved pets Bailey, Shelby, Peanut, and Joel. In addition to his parents, Buddy was preceded in death by his sisters Cheryl Baxter, Sue Hagler, and Sandy Baldwin. Buddy worked as a roofer at D.H. Decicco Roofing for 30 years. He served his country and was an Army Veteran. Buddy was a hard worker but his favorite ways to relax was spending time with family and watching T.V. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday May 14th 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place 4 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society at cancer.org Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Betty J Evanich

May 09, 2024 |

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Betty J. "BJ" Evanich, age 91, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.  Beloved wife of the late John Evanich for 60+ wonderful years. Loving mother of the late Vicki Miller. Dear Grandma of John and Andy Miller; Great Grandma of Victoria Miller. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Pansy Rager, and her siblings, Kenny, Ruth, Bud, and Barbara. She is also survived by her furry companion, Zasha, and many nieces and nephews. Betty and John raised their family in McKeesport. They had a passion for traveling the country and creating memories. She enjoyed teaching arts and crafts classes out of her home to the community. Betty devoted the last 22 years of her life to taking care of her great granddaughter Victoria. She loved teaching Victoria to bake and creating a lifetime of memories with her. Betty will always be remembered as a spirited and bold woman. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Arrangements have been entrusted to E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. Family and friends are welcome Sunday, May 12, 2024 3 P.M.- 5 P.M. & 6-8 P.M. A funeral service will be held Monday, May 13, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. in the funeral home. Interment to follow at Round Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Doris Mae Pry

May 06, 2024 |

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Doris Mae Pry, 96, of Irwin, formerly residing in Dravosburg for 70 years, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024, at her home.  She was born in Homestead on January 18, 1928 to the late Wendelinous and Alice Clark Mayer. Doris was the loving wife of 57 years to the late William A. Pry, who preceded her in death in 2003. Doris is survived by her daughters Michelle L. Pry, of Dravosburg, and Suzzann K. (Mark) Patrick, of North Huntingdon, son William L. (Eileen) Pry, of Elizabeth, grandchildren; Nicole Sharkey, Angela (Philip) Grand, Jill (Donny) Higinbotham, Alicia (Paul) King, Ed (Stacey) Galiza, Chrissy (Josh) Cofano, Mike Pry, Tiffeni Furman, Chad (Alaina) Patrick, and Scott (Lauren) Patrick, twenty-one great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Connie, brother, Russell Mayer, and nephew David Mayer. She was a member at the Catholic Holy Angels Parish in Hays and was involved in a card club and coffee club. Doris worked as the head cook at Taylor Allderdice High School, and also at McKeesport Hospital as an escort. She enjoyed playing bingo and crochet. She also loved Norman Rockwell figurines. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, May 9, 2024 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at I.M FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th St, Dravosburg, PA 15034. A service will take place at the funeral home on Friday at 10:00 am to be followed by interment at Jefferson Memorial Park. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Shirley Smorey

April 29, 2024 |

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Shirley A. “Molly B” Smorey 70, of McKeesport, passed on Sunday, April 28th, 2024 at McKeesport Hospital. She was born on August 1st, 1953 to the late Michael Smorey and Louise Yeager of McKeesport. She was the loving wife of 51 years to the late Dennis Ervin. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Dennis Ervin, brother Eugene Smorey, sister Michelle (Angel) Moore, and grandson Matthew Morgan. She is survived by sons Dennis Smorey of Munhall, Shawn (Stefanie) Ervin of Penn Hills, and daughters Shannon (Howard) Morgan of Rostraver, and Danette (Donald) Aber of West Elizabeth. She is additionally survived by 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, many nieces,nephews, cousins, and her beloved dog Puddles. She enjoyed finding treasures at flea markets and yard sales. Shirley would always win at bingo and card games as well as spending time with her family and animals. Her favorite show was Days of Our Lives. She worked as a waitress for most of her life. Family and friends will be received on Friday, May 10th, 2024 from 5 P.M. – 6 P.M. at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place at 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


EvaLyn Cribbs

April 20, 2024 |

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EvaLyn F. Bachisin Cribbs, 90 of Dravosburg, formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Friday April 19th, 2024 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. She was born in UPMC McKeesport Hospital on March 3rd, 1934 to the late Stephen and Anna Habin Bachisin. EvaLyn was the loving wife of 58 years to George A. Cribbs Sr. She is survived by her children George A. Cribbs Jr. of Dravosburg, Jay S. (Vicki White) Cribbs of Colorado Springs, Nancy A. (Patrick) Hamilton of McKeesport, grandchildren Jill Cribbs, Alexander Hamilton, great grandchildren Olivia Steele, Amber Carr, and great great grandchild Rose. EvaLyn was preceded in death by her siblings Irene, Julia, Dorey, Olga, Elsie, Emil and her grandchild Mindy Lee. She worked as a nurse for UPMC McKeesport Hospital for 22 years, later she was a nurse for National Tube US Steel in McKeesport, and retired from her nursing position at Bettis Atomic Plant. She was a certified CPR instructor. EvaLyn was a member of the Richland Cemetery board of directors. She was involved in the 1st cohort of the Harvard Nurses Study, as well as a McKeesport Hospital Alumni Association member. EvaLyn was a former member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, an usher at St. Peter, and current member of St. Thomas the Apostle. She enjoyed walking, swimming, working on puzzles and spending time with family. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday April 23rd, 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M. at I.M FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th St, Dravosburg, PA 15034. A service will take place on Wednesday April 24th, 2024 10 A.M. at the funeral home. To be followed by interment at Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Labre Indian School Ashland Montana at https://give.stlabre.org/page/146069/donate/1?CHOSEN=50 or the Paralyzed Veterans of America at https://secure.pva.org/. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Carol Battles

April 11, 2024 |

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Carol Phillips Battles 85, of Dravosburg, formerly of Glassport, passed away on Wednesday April 10th, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital. She was born in McKeesport on June 3rd, 1938 to the late Elwyn and Marguerite (Wilds) Phillips. She was the loving wife of 52 years to Edward Battles. In addition to her loving husband, Carol is further survived by her son Alan (Audra) Battles of West Mifflin, grandchildren Elizabeth Battles of West Mifflin, Samuel Battles of West Mifflin, sister Marlyn McCormley of Elizabeth, as well as nieces Kristen Curran and Susan Large, great nieces Amanda Curran, Emily and Ariane Autore, and Carlyn and Samantha Large. She was preceded in death by her parents. Carol was a member of the First Baptist Church in Glassport and Amity Presbyterian Church in Dravosburg, she also was a member of the Fem Gem women’s group and was a Sunday school teacher. She was a terrific organist who played at both First Baptist Church, Amity Presbyterian Church and Kane Hospital. Carol worked as a medical secretary for Dr Reiner and Dr. Kurtz Private Practice in Oakland and Mercy Hospital. Carol also sold Avon Products for 30 years. Family and friends will be received on Monday April 15th, 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M. at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will be held on Tuesday April 16th, 2024 at 11 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Amity  Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 

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