June 17, 2017 |
Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Kiester, 90, of Monongahela, formerly of Clairton, passed away peacefully Friday, June 16, 2017 in Donora.
June 17, 2017 |
Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Kiester, 90, of Monongahela, formerly of Clairton, passed away peacefully Friday, June 16, 2017 in Donora.
June 01, 2017 |
Betty J. Hollenbeck, 89, of West Mifflin went to be with her Lord and Saviour Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born December 6, 1927 in McKeesport to the late Herman & Naomi Fairbaugh. Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, W. Kenneth Hollenbeck, and son Dr. Thomas M. Hollenbeck. She was a retired employee of Bell Telephone and Mon Yough Mental Health. Betty is survived by daughter, Sue (David) Rigau of Norfolk, VA; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Hollenbeck of Lansdale, PA; brother, Robert (Fran) Fairbaugh of Sellersville, PA; longtime friend and companion, Kenneth Holmes of Dravosburg; 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was not only a member of Dravosburg United Methodist Church for over 50 years, she was a Sunday School Teacher there as well for 40 years, a lay leader and sang in the choir. Betty was an avid gardener, cook, baker, and especially enjoyed entertaining family and friends at her house. Family and friends will be received Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 1 – 4 pm at I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg, PA 15034. A service will take place at 10:00 am on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Dravosburg UMC followed immediately by interment at Richland Cemetery in Dravosburg. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Dravosburg UMC, 109 Maple Avenue, Dravosburg, PA 15034. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
May 25, 2017 |
George E. Anderson, 88, of Pittsburgh, PA, departed this life, peacefully, following a short illness, on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the HJ. Heinz Veteran's Community Living Center in Aspinwall, PA. He was born December 25,1928 in Pittsburgh, to the late George R. Anderson and Elizabeth Lynch Anderson and step-mother, Mary L. Jones Anderson. He graduated from Pittsburgh Public Schools, George Westinghouse High School in Homewood. Upon graduation, George enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War for three years. Upon his Honorable Discharge from the army, George attended Carnegie Tech, studying to be a draftsman, while working part-time for the U.S. Postal Services, along with many other jobs. George met and married his late wife Dolores C. Talson Anderson, and to this union, two daughters were born, Leslie Diane Florence, and Lynne Darcel. George became a full-time employee of the U.S. Postal Services, working on the railroad mail delivery, Pittsburgh to Chicago delivery route for many years. Later, until retirement, George was a supervisor at the Vista facility of the U.S. Postal Service.
May 24, 2017 |
A memorial service for John Edward Williams, who passed away on May 12, 2017, has been scheduled at 7:00 pm on June 8, 2017. This service will take place at Homeville VFC Station 293, 3900 Greensprings Avenue, West Mifflin, PA 15122.
May 15, 2017 |
John Edward Williams, 90, of West Mifflin, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at John J Kane Regional Center in Glen Hazel. He was born December 3, 1926 in Pittsburgh to the late Lawrence and Martha Becker Williams. John was preceded in death by his loving wife, Thelma Wray Williams. He is survived by his daughter Mary (Robert) Barbara Hough of Clairton, two granddaughters, Amber (Frank) Wehrer of Glassport and Melissa Steiner of West View, grandsons, John Balistrieri Jr. of Lincoln Place and Matthew Hough of Jefferson Hills, and 5 great-grand children; Shawn, Eric, Learra, Jordica, and Jordan. John is also survived by his nieces and nephews. John was a member of the Resurrection Church in West Mifflin.
April 06, 2017 |
Marcia Lee Unrath, of Jefferson Hills, passed peacefully April 4, 2017. Born February 23, 1952, to the late Guy and Lucille Mills Lippzer. Marcia is survived by her cherished sister Leslee (Rick) Hinkle, and loving nieces, Lindsey (Alex) Durrani and Jesse Hinkle. Daughter-in-law of Marlene and the late William Unrath, devoted sister-in-law Lori Ann Bagley, the late Douglas Unrath, William Jr., Darrell (Laurie), Patrick "Sonny"(Jane) and many loving friends throughout the years. Along with her treasured parents, she was preceded in death by her adoring husband Greg and their beloved dog, Lucky. She was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and West Virginia Wesleyan. She was a humble, kind and giving soul. Forever a lover of animals, she had a never-ending sweet tooth, and remembered every loved one with cards and gifts for every occasion. She was never blessed with children, but the children at Tender Care Learning Center were blessed by her compassionate heart. Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Make a Wish Foundation or the Western PA Humane Society. A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, Clairton, PA. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
March 14, 2017 |
Paul Vinton Kalp, 95, of Venetia, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away at home on Sunday March 12, 2017. He was born March 4, 1922 in Dravosburg to the late Ward and Margaret Berger Kalp. Paul was a loving husband, for 68 years, to the late Shirley Granger Kalp who passed away in 2013. He is survived by son, Richard Kalp of Brentwood; daughters, Karen (Mark) Wilds of Hanoverton, OH, Jean (Leo) Demeis of Venetia; sister, Nancy Shearer of Baltimore, MD; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Along with his parents and wife, Paul was preceded in death by sister, Eldora Fithian. He served in the US Marine Corp, retired from Westinghouse Electric where he was an Electrical Tester for 35 years, was a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church, a member of F&AM Masonic Lodge in McKeesport, and enjoyed tinkering with electrical inventions. Arrangements have been entrusted to I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg, PA 15034. Paul will be interred at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pleasant Hills following a service in their chapel presided by his son-in-law, Rev. Mark R. Wilds. At Paul’s request, all services will be private. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
March 06, 2017 |
Anthony “Tony” Michael Salvador Jr., 89, of Dravosburg, formerly of Glassport, passed away on Sunday March 5, 2017. He was born August 9, 1927 in Glassport to the late Anthony M. Sr. and Laura (Craig) Salvador. He is survived by sons, Anthony M. (Lois) Salvador III of White Oak, Vincent G. (Kathy) Salvador of North Irwin, Howard G. (Lisa) Salvador of Boston, MA; daughters, Sharon A. Karch (Lucian) of Pembroke Pines, FL, Patricia L. Salvador (Charles) of McKeesport, Sara E. Salvador of Kenneth City, FL; significant other, Mary Ann Pici of Versailles; eleven grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Along with his parents, Anthony was preceded in death by wife, Anne M. (Laird) Salvador; brother, Howard Salvador; sisters, Ellen Tambella and Betty Corletti. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1945 during WWII. Upon discharge, he became a reservist and was reactivated during the Korean War. He was part of the Atlantic Fleet, during both periods of service, aboard the USS Currituck and USS Worcester where he was a storekeeper/trainer. Tony was a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church where he was a Trustee, usher, and member of the Methodist Men. He also enjoyed spending his leisure time ballroom dancing. He retired from Copperweld Steel Company in Glassport, was a member & past officer of United Steelworkers Union Local 1407, a past commander of American Legion “Burt Foster” Post 361 in McKeesport, and a member of American Legion Post 701 in White Oak. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm at I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg, PA 15034. Service will take place at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Dravosburg United Methodist Church followed by interment at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park in North Huntingdon with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Dravosburg United Methodist Church, 109 Maple Avenue, Dravosburg, PA 15034. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
March 01, 2017 |
James “Slim” L. Koskoski, 61, of Clairton, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Belle Vernon and Donora, passed away at home of Sunday, February 19, 2017. He was born September 29, 1955 in Donora to the late Thomas and Barbara Sutyak Koskoski. James is survived by his loving companion, Rose Bocianoski; brothers, Edward (Robin) Koskoski of Edinboro, Henry (Cindy) Koskoski of Washington, David (Beth) Koskoksi of Wake Forest, NC, Daniel Koskoski of California, PA, Thomas “P.J.” Koskoski of Monongahela, Rodger (Tina) Koskoski of California, PA, Christopher Koskoski of Mt. Pleasant; sister, Mary Carol (Dave) Jones of Johnstown. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Frank Koskoski. James enjoyed golfing, playing cards and was described by those who loved him as a kind, caring and gentle man. Arrangements were entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
February 28, 2017 |
Edward “Rebel” Lewis Kasyan, 79, of West Mifflin, formerly of Sebring, FL, passed away at Jefferson Medical Center on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born July 19, 1937 to the late Pete and Helen Banko Kasyan. Edward was the loving life partner of 40 years to Betty Mae Bishop. He is survived by two sons, Joseph Kasyan of Bethel Park and Timothy Kasyan of West Mifflin, step daughters Deborah Bishop of Dravosburg, Pamela (George) Stoupis of Elizabeth, and Lynda (Tim) Nesiti of Dravosburg, grandchildren Danielle, Donald, Nikki, and George. Edward was preceded in death by two brothers, Pete and Michael Kasyan, and a sister, Margaret Jeffcoat. Edward formerly served as a member of the United States Air Force, as well as for 9 years as a police officer of the Dravosburg Police Department. He was also employed by Hamburg Bros. Electronics. Arrangements have been entrusted to I.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th St, Dravosburg, PA 15034. As a veteran, Edward will be interred at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at a later date. Additionally, a memorial service for Edward will be planned at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at finneyfuneralhome.com.
February 21, 2017 |
Mandy Renae Gereshenski, 37, of Monongahela, passed away at home on Monday February 20, 2017. She was born May 10, 1979 in Monongahela to the late William Lechner. Mandy is survived by her husband of 21 years, Raymond E. Gereshenski; stepmother, Lori Lechner; daughters, Laurisa & Kayla Gereshenski of Finleyville; sons, Jacob, Tyler, & Dominic Gereshenski of Finleyville; granddaughter, Gracie Labrosse; stepsister, Jessica Arnold of Clairton; stepbrother, Bill Lechner of New Eagle. Mandy was employed in the bank/collection agency industry and was an avid reader. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made directly to the funeral home to help defray funeral costs. Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
February 20, 2017 |
Richard “Ricky” L. Clark Sr., 69, of Elizabeth, formerly of McKeesport, passed away at home on Sunday February 19, 2017. He was born August 21, 1947 in Belle Air, Ohio to the late John R. and Pearl Pugh Clark. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Bonita Burke Clark; son, Richard L. (Amy Kilburn) Clark, Jr. of Elizabeth; daughters, Lynn Ann Clark of McKeesport, Wendy (Casey) VanSchooten of Elizabeth; grandchildren, Patricia, Christina, David, Kelsey & Karlee; great-grandchildren, Aiden & Addilyn; sisters, Bernita Clark of Belle Vernon and Shelva Clark of Elizabeth; aunt Peggy Wall of Forward Township. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dave, Tom, and John Clark. Richard enjoyed cars, working with wood, playing cards and model cars. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made directly to the funeral home to defray costs. Family and friends will be received from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 11:00 am followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
February 15, 2017 |
Roy J. Yarborough, 56, of Glassport, formerly of Port Vue, passed away at home on Tuesday February 14, 2017. He was born March 4, 1960, in McKeesport, to Ocie Jack Yarborough of Port Vue, and the late Janet Glasser Yarborough. Along with his father, he is survived by step-mother Sherry Yarborough of Port Vue; best friend, Ryan T. Gillespie of Glassport; brothers, Jeff Yarborough of Midland TX, Justin & A. J. Yarborough, both of Port Vue; and aunt, Annie Ruth Yarborough of SC. Along with his mother, Roy was preceded in death by sister, June Yarborough Ripple and uncle, Willard Yarborough. He enjoyed cooking and gardening. Arrangements have been entrusted to E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport, PA 15045. A memorial service will take place at a later date, to be announced. Inurnment will take place, at a later date, at Round Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
February 09, 2017 |
Amy Williams Goldsworthy, 93, of Clairton, formerly of Britain, passed away at Southwestern Nursing Care Center on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born December 8, 1923 to the late Leonard and Gertrude Holden Williams. Amy was the loving wife of 21 years to the late Clyde Goldsworthy Sr. She is survived by a son, Clyde (Linda) Goldsworthy Jr of Clairton, a daughter Susan Bacan of Orville, OH, two brothers, Ken Williams of England and Dennis Williams of Austrailia, a sister, Margaret of England. Amy is also survived by a granddaughter, Cathy Bacan of Orville, OH, and 3 great-grandchildren, Taylor Boylen, Samantha Pogras, and Madison Pogras. She was preceded in death by sisters, Mary and Elsie Williams, brothers, Harry and Bill Williams, all of England, son-in-law William Bacan of Orville OH. Amy served as a motor pool parts manufacturer in the British Women’s Army during WWII. She was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration in Clairton, enjoyed crocheting, knitting, painting, and needlepoint. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton 15025. A graveside memorial service will be held on February 17, 2017 at 2 P.M at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth, followed by inurnment. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
February 03, 2017 |
Lena Margaret Martin, 65, of McKeesport, formerly of West Elizabeth, passed away on Friday February 3, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. She was born July 27, 1951 to the late James Howard and Sarah “Betty” Russel Everett. Lena was the wife of the late Paul Martin Sr., who passed away in 2010. Lena is survived by her close and loving friend Betty Provance. She is also survived by son, Regis (Kristy D.) Martin of Avon IN; granddaughters, Paige & Sophia Martin both of Avon, IN; brothers, James (Peggy) Everett of New London, CT, Markle (Irene) Everett of Palmyra, NJ, Thomas (Michelle) Everett of Turtle Creek; sisters, Ruth Ann (Harry) Brownfield of Finleyville and Janet Cogar of Matthews, NC. Along with her parents and husband, Lena was preceded in death by son, Paul F. Martin Jr. who passed in 1980; brothers, Jack, Rick & Paul Everett and sister, Betty Weight. She enjoyed taking on the task of solving puzzles, spending time with her loving family, opening her door to family and/or friends in their times of need. Family and friends will be received from 12 – 4 pm on Sunday February 5, 2017, at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Service will take place at the funeral home on Monday February 6, 2017 at 10:00 am followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com