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Michele Nicole Malter

February 06, 2023 |

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

Michele Nicole Malter, 39, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023. She was born August 10, 1983 in Pittsburgh and is the daughter of Gary J. Scott of Pittsburgh, and the late Deborah L. Lori. Michele graduated from Keystone Oaks High School and worked as a Retail Cashier at the Dollar General in Boston. She loved traveling, fishing, and most of all, she enjoyed the quality time spent with her family. She was the wife to the late Joshua Joseph Malter, who passed away in February 23, 2017. She is survived by her children, Devon A. and Brianna L. Malter; siblings, Heather T. Scott of Pittsburgh, Cindy A. Scott of Elizabeth; nieces & nephews, Collin, Ethan, Kassidie, Nevaeh, Kaleb, and Ayden; and her mother-in-law, Debbie Dreistadt. Friends are welcome Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 10, 2023 at 10:00 am in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to a GoFundMe to help with Devon & Brianna's future: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-michele-battle-liver-failure

 


Kathy Louise Stanley

February 06, 2023 |

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

Kathy Louise Stanley, 62, of McKeesport passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023. She was born January 26, 1961 in Wilkinsburg, and was the daughter to the late Albert Obies, Sr., and the late Betty May Hockenbery-Bergman. Kathy was a very giving, loving, and fun mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. She was always the neighborhood mom, and her house was always the place to be for the kids to hang out growing up. She loved listening to James Taylor, playing Bingo, going on shopping trips, and passing time by playing games on her phone. She would snack on Milky Way bars and would eat the whole bag if her family would let her. She loved spending time with her whole family the most. Kathy always said she had 6 children, but one of them had 4 legs because her dog, Pickles, was her best friend.

 
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Loretta Elizabeth Pringle

February 05, 2023 |

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

Loretta Elizabeth Pringle, 78, of McKeesport, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023. She was born July 9, 1944 in the former St. Mary's Hospital in McKeesport  and was the daughter of the late John C. and Audrey L. (Black) Pringle. Loretta was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church and was also a member of the Teamster's Local Union. She was also a member of the former St. Pius V Catholic Church in McKeesport. Loretta was a Nurse's Aid at McKeesport Hospital for over 30 years and was a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1962.

 
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Alice Ruth Gallingane

February 05, 2023 |

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

Alice Ruth Gallingane, 72, of Blythedale, passed away Friday, February 3, 2023. She was born December 26, 1950 in Avon Park, FL., and was the daughter of the late Rev. Remo H. and Tena Ruth (Johnson) Pletcher. She was a life long member of the Buena Vista United Presbyterian Church, and was also a member of Blythedale Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, Yough PTA and Jefferson Hospital Health Council. Alice was in the first 6th grade class of the former Yough Elementary School and her son Christian was in the last 6th grade class there.

 
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Frank "Dutch" Bonadio

February 02, 2023 |

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

Frank "Dutch" Bonadio of Elizabeth Township, passed on February 1 at the age of 95. He was Born in Vanderbilt, PA, and was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Pepe) Bonadio. Frank was devoted to his loving wife of 68 years, Lois (Bird) of Jeannette, who passed in 2018. Frank attended Glassport High School and joined the U.S. Navy in 1944 serving on Guam in World War Il then worked 44 years at U.S. Steel at Irvin Works and Southside as a computer scheduler. He was a former member of the Elizabeth Twp. Seniors, Glassport CMO and attended St. Joachim and Ann (St. Michael's Church) in Elizabeth Twp. He worked for Meals on Wheels and the Central Food Bank for many years. He enjoyed traveling, working on cars and anything to keep him busy around the house and helping everyone who needed advice or something fixed.

 
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John Trovato

February 01, 2023 |

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

John Trovato, 64, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2022, with his wife of 35 years, Pat, by his side. He was born August 30, 1958, in Wilkinsburg to the late Salvatore Daniel Trovato, Sr., and the late Leona Catherine (Kropczynski) Trovato. "Handyman John", as he was known to many, was there to help whenever a friend or family member called. On the weekends you could find him fishing, putzing around the house, or wearing his favorite Crimson Tide Red or Steelers Black and Gold. His jokes were legendary, and often inappropriate, but he didn't care as long as you were laughing. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. John served in the US Army and spent his career in the auto industry as a mechanic and claims administrator; making friends while living in Baltimore, Atlanta, and (his favorite) Helena, Alabama where he loved the heat and race day at Talladega. John was a 1976 graduate of Norwin High School and was also a graduate of the Westmoreland County Technical School.

 
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Norma J. Lawton Jones

February 01, 2023 |

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

Norma J. Lawton Jones, 82, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 30, 2023 at McKeesport Hospital. She was born November 25, 1940 in Industry, PA to the late Henry Ludwick, Sr., and the late Anna (Gramlich) Ludwick. She was a graduate of Elizabeth Forward School District. After 27 years of service in various positions at McKeesport Hospital, she retired and worked as a cashier for the Shop 'n Save in Rostraver. Norma enjoyed her trips to the casinos with her cousin/friend/sister, Margaret Ann Cant, of Versailles, but her greatest memories that she treasured was time well spent with family; especially her grandchildren.

 
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Paul Richard MacPherson, Sr.

January 31, 2023 |

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

Paul Richard MacPherson, Sr., 65, of Liberty Borough, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2023. He was born August 3, 1957 in McKeesport and was the son of the late John Charles MacPherson Jr. and the late Sue Anne (Parkins)MacPherson Spahr. He was a member of the Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church, where he was an Elder and sang in the church choir. He was also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the former Boston Fire Company. He was President of "Friends of Mount Vernon Cemetery". Paul was a Computer Systems Engineer for Dell Inc.

 
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Gary Robert Andres, Sr.

January 28, 2023 |

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

Gary Robert Andres, Sr., 72, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023. He was born July 1, 1950 in McKeesport and was the son to the late Andrew George and Lulu Mae (Terry) Andres. Gary worked for various HVAC Companies as a technician and installer, but also had his own business on the side as a Tractor Mechanic for many people around the area. He shared a hunting camp with his brothers and spent a lot of time hunting and fishing. He enjoyed taking rides on his motorcycles, and as he got older, he became a real good classic car enthusiast. Cruising around town or refurbishing old classics, he was always on the hunt for different makes & models to fix.

 
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Giovanni "John" Mannarino

January 27, 2023 |

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

Giovanni "John"  Mannarino, 73, of Boston, passed away Thursday, January 26. 2023 at home surrounded by his family. He was born August 17, 1949 in Crotone, Italy and was the son of the late Francesco and Elisabetta (Ierardi) Mannarino.  John was a member of Saint Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church, McKeesport. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins fan and had previously coached soccer at East Allegheny High School.  John had worked numerous jobs throughout his life, including a concrete laborer and in stock at Giant Eagle in White Oak.  He will be greatly missed.

 
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John C. Oswald

January 24, 2023 |

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

John C. Oswald, 82, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Pitcairn, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023.  He was born July 7, 1940 in New York, New York and was the son of the late George D. and Marion (Kelley) Oswald. John worked for over thirty plus years for HUD. He attended The Pitcairn Assembly of God and formerly attended the Pitcairn United Methodist Church. He was a Mason and a retired member of The Pitcairn Fire Department #1.  He met his wife of 64 years in Dunmore, PA and went on to have 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren together.  He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and was an avid Pittsburgh Panthers and college football fan. He will be greatly missed.

 
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Karlee Paige (Wilhelm) McDermitt

January 23, 2023 |

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

Karlee Paige (Wilhelm) McDermitt,  26, of Bethel Park, formerly of Elizabeth Township,  passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 22, 1996 in Greensburg and grew up in Blythedale. She is survived by her husband,  Arthur “Artie” McDermitt, of Bethel Park; parents, John and Kathy (Keddie)Wilhelm of Elizabeth Township; brother, John Wilhelm of Corpus Christi, TX., sisters, Katelyn (Jordan McKelvey) Wilhelm and Katrinia Wilhelm of Elizabeth Township and Kayla (Brendan) Batchelor of Chagrin Falls, OH.  She was also aunt of Declan, Bri, John Jr., and Maddie; and great aunt to Finan. Karlee graduated from Elizabeth Forward High School before attending Slippery Rock University where she met the love of her life, Artie. While Artie served in the US Army, Karlee supported and awaited his safe return home. The two were married September 18, 2021 and celebrated alongside their family and friends. Karlee loved to travel, was generous with her time and a spirited woman. She loved animals, especially their dogs Tanner (who is waiting for her), Hank and Katie, both of whom were a great comfort to her in the last year. Her family and friends will love and remember her always.

 
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Susan Lacey

January 23, 2023 |

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

Susan Lacey, 62, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023. She was born May 9, 1960 and is the daughter of the late Andrew and Emma (Banko) Paskan. She was raised in Sutersville and graduated from Sewickley High School, now known as the Yough School District. She was a dedicated wife to the late Gregory C. Lacey before his passing in 2017. Susan was also a Home Caretaker at the Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth Nursing Home. She is survived by her four sons, Gregory C. Lacey II of Sutersville, Nicholas G. (Alisha) Lacey of Glassport, Tyler M. Lacey and Rory S. Lacey, both of Elizabeth; grand-daughter, Skylar Lacey; her brother, Daniel Paskan, and her nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Susan is preceded in death by her brother, John Paskan. All services are private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Elizabeth Township, PA 15135. (412) 751-5000, Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences can be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Alison (Jill) Zora

January 20, 2023 |

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

Alison (Jill) Zora, 89, of McKeesport, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away at the Palms at O'Neil Personal Care Home on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023.  Alison (Jill) was born in Bootle, England on November 23, 1933 and is the daughter to the late Donald and Lillian McKinlay. She met her husband, American g.i., William Zora while he was stationed at Buttonwood Air Force Base, and they got married in 1953 in England.  After coming to the United States Alison (Jill) was a stay home housewife and mother. Alison (Jill) and William had 2 children, Eugene and Tammy. In the early 70' s she decided to join the workforce. She worked 3 Rivers Bank, Wayne Weil Carpeting, and Sears. After retiring from Sears, she started to travel on many adventures with her children. She then got an appetite for cruises; traveling to Alaska, Spain, France, Italy and most of the Mediterranean Islands. She had a very strong spirit, a mind of her own, and a great sense of adventure until recently when the illnesses took its toll. She loved her family, her grand-kitties, gambling, Reese's peanut butter cups, and Ben and Jerry's ice cream; Cherries Garcia flavor.

 
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Betty Lois Heath

January 20, 2023 |

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

Betty Lois Heath, 94, of Greenock, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023 at home. She was born June 28, 1928 in Jacobs Creek and was the daughter of the late Edward and Kathleen (Lancaster) Malone. She was the wife of the late Harry F. Heath who passed away February 4, 2010. They were married for 64 years. Betty was a faithful member of the Greenock United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens and the Greenock Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She worked the former Immel's in Eastland Shopping Center and had retired from the former McKeesport YMCA Camp Soles.

 
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