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Lois (Bird) Bonadio

June 21, 2018 |

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

Lois (Bird) Bonadio of Elizabeth Township passed quietly June 20 at the age of 90 in her home. She is survived by her loving and caring husband of 68 years, Frank L.  Bonadio,  formerly of Glassport. She was born February 11, 1928 in Jeannette,  the only daughter of J. William IV and Beatrice Durst Bird.  She graduated from Jeannette High School then trained as an RN in the U.S. Cadet Corps in the School of Nursing at McKeesport Hospital where she worked in the ER until 1951 and was a member of the School of Nursing Alumni Association.  She was also a member of the Elizabeth Twp. Seniors and attended St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp. Lois was a pianist, enjoyed traveling, word puzzles, games, and was an avid Pirates and Steelers fan. Her greatest love was her family -- sons Blane (Susan)  of Zelienople, Kent (Kathy) of Penn Trafford, and daughter Joyce (Randy) McDonald of White Oak; her nine grandchildren - David of Lititz, Elizabeth (Brian) of Pleasant Hills, Wesley (Anne) of Athens, OH, Ryan  (Missy) McDonald of Westmoreland City, Derek (Melanie) serving in Rota, Spain, Christopher (Jeannine) of Scott Twp., Michael (Liana) of Marietta, OH, Tyler (Chris March) of Oakland, and her beloved Kevin who passed in 2014 at the age of 25.

 
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Margaret Mary Reshenberg Miller

June 18, 2018 |

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

Margaret Mary Reshenberg Miller, 95, of White Oak, formerly of McKeesport, died Friday, June 15, 2018. She was born November 7, 1922 in Clearfield, and was the daughter of the late Steve and Mary (Vermonage) Obranic. She was the wife of the late William G. Reshenberg and the late William F. Miller. Margaret was a member of the former Sacred Heart Church in McKeesport and was a former Beauty Shop proprietor. She is survived by her son, Richard (Sharon) Reshenberg of McKeesport, grandchildren, William Holmes, Ross Beresford, Melanie Beresford and Leslie Radakovic, and great-grandchildren, Jillian Radakovic, Alyssa Radakovic, Reese Beresford and Riley Beresford.

 
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Lydia Eleanor Morrow

June 18, 2018 |

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

Lydia Eleanor Morrow, 56, of Glassport, died Thursday, June 14, 2018. She was born October 12, 1961 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Francis and Fran (Bateman) Morrow. She is survived by her son, Dustin C. (Alana) Pierce and grandchildren, Dustin C. Pierce, II., and Layla Grace Pierce of Elizabeth Township, brothers, Vic Morrow of Lincoln Borough and William Morrow of Liberty Borough, sister, Linda Morrow of Elizabeth Township, nieces and nephews.

 
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Debra Mae (Parker) Scheirer

June 18, 2018 |

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

Debra Mae (Parker) Scheirer, 57, of McKeesport, died Thursday, June 14, 2018. She was born January 5, 1961 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Paul "Bud" Parker of McKeesport and the late Georgia Parker. In addition to her father, she is survived by her daughters, Shannon Scheirer-Tiernan (Michael) of Castle Shannon and Melonie Bongyor-DiEugenio (Paul) of Belle Vernon, brothers, Bobby Parker of McKeesport and James Parker of White Oak, and grandchildren, Eion, Gaige, Gavin, Finn and Geno. She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Red" Scheirer.

 
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Julia "Judy" Elizabeth Potochny

June 16, 2018 |

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

Julia "Judy" Elizabeth Potochny, 75, of Greenock, died Friday, June 15, 2018. She was born October 12, 1942 in Nashville, TN, and was the daughter of the late Herman and Betty  (Cole) Bryant. She was the wife of the late Richard Potochny who died September 3, 2017. Judy sold Mary Kay Cosmetics and was past president of Tops in Butler. She is survived by her sons, Mark (Dena) Potochny and John H. Potochny of Madison, IN, Jim (Christine) Potochny of Alexandria, VA, and Michael  (Mary Kay) Potochny of Greenock, daughter, Esther Michelle (Robert) Marasco of Poughkeepsie, NY, sisters, Nancy Hopkins of TN, and Patsy (Gary) Tobey and Kathe (Carl) Bryant of AR, grandchildren, Heather, Michael (Alyssa), Julia, Charlotte, Lissy, Joseph, Emma, Samantha, Alex, PK, Tyler, Savannah, Tyler, and Krystina, great-granddaughter, Elle, nieces and nephews.

 
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Cindy Lou Platania

June 15, 2018 |

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

Cindy Lou Platania 57, of Buena Vista, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She was born August 6, 1960 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Richard Lee and Patricia Louise (Zeiler) Korieth. Cindy was a member of Merritt Primitive Methodist Church in Buena Vista. She was Paralegal and a graduate of Point Park University. She is survived by her daughters, Desiree Mihalic (Todd) Corbett of North Versailles and Erica Thorniley of North Huntingdon, sons, Eric Lee Bowles and Joseph John Platania of Elizabeth Township, brother, Richard (Leslie) Korieth and niece, Miranda Korieth of Buena Vista, grandchildren, Ronnie, Breana, Brody, Conner, and Eric Jr., and a great-grandson, Tristan.

 
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Jason Scott Mollard

June 14, 2018 |

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

Jason Scott Mollard, 48, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was born October 11, 1969 in McKeesport and was the son of Merry Ellen (Ward) Sipe of McKeesport.  Jason was a welder for Holtec International in Turtle Creek. He had previously worked at Ziebart Tidy Car and Value Auto Service in McKeesport. Jason loved fishing,  golf, woodworking, Play Station and watching Sci-Fi movies. He also enjoyed quad and dirt bike riding and spending time at the family cabin in Maryland.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Kimberly A. (Ursta) Mollard. daughter,  Kayla Marie (Frederick Ashbaugh) Mollard and son, Jeremy James Mollard of  McKeesport, grandchildren, Kaydence Marie and Isabella Marie Ashbaugh and Anthony James Hornfeck,  brother, Thomas D. Mollard  and sister, Kery Jen (Daryl) Sipe  of  McKeesport, an aunt and uncle, nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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Leonard Joseph Lukowski

June 10, 2018 |

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

Leonard Joseph Lukowski, 87, of Elizabeth Township, died Thursday, June 7, 2018. He was born August 29, 1930 in Uniontown and was the son of the late Stanley and Josephine (Kania) Lukowski. Leonard was a member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenock and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was retired from Don's Appliance and was a life member of the Greenock Volunteer Fire Co. He is survived by his wife of  62 years, Jean (Mains) Lukowski, daughter, Cheryl A. Bowers of Elizabeth Township, son, Mark (Dawn) Lukowski of Minerva, OH, grandchildren, Michael Edward (Casey) Bowers, Jennifer (Joe) Setting, and Calee and Luke Lukowski,  great-grandchildren, Alana Setting and Bo Bowers, sister, Mary Long of Carlisle, nieces and nephews.

 
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Arnold V. Plum

June 07, 2018 |

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

Arnold V. Plum, 90, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, June  5, 2018. He was born February 16, 1928 in Versailles and was the son of the late Nicholas and Esther (Johnson) Plum. A life long resident of the McKeesport area, Arnold graduated from McKeesport High School and Muskingum College and then earned his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Prior to attending college, Arnold served as a Corporal in the US Army at the end of WWII. He later practiced law for 59 years, the last 30 of those years proudly with his daughter, Linda C. Plum. Arnold was a career member of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and  American Bar Associations, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. He served as chair of the Municipal and School Solicitors and Public Relations Committee, as well as a member of the Probate and Trust Law Section, Lawyers Insurance Committee and Arbitrator Fee Dispute Committee, all of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

 
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Terri Lea (Aikins Long) Derkas

June 07, 2018 |

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

Terri Lea (Aikins Long) Derkas, 49, of Port Vue, died Thursday, May 31, 2018. She was born January 20, 1969 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of Vernon J. (Catherine) Long of Elizabeth and the late Laverna Aikins. In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Joseph V. Derkas, son, Joseph Derkas of McKeesport, daughter, Christina Derkas of Oakland, MD, brother, Douglas Bauman of RI, grandchildren, Christopher, Rondale, Eli, Airabella, Brantley, Joshua, Noah, Madelyn, and Jadyn, sister-in-laws, Jeanette Derkas and Beverly Ann Derkas, brother-in-law, Pete Derkas, and a niece, Tara.

 
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Saundra Lee (Elder) Wallace

June 04, 2018 |

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

Saundra Lee (Elder) Wallace, 68 of White Oak, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Southwestern Nursing Center. She was born May 1, 1950 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise Helen Fazekas Elder. She was Past Matron of Old Glory Chapter 270, Past Mother Advisor of Old Glory 139 and Elizabeth Assembly 120 of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls. She was an avid Pirates fan, loved to cook especially for friends and loved to crochet. She is survived by her three children and their families, nieces, nephews, and cousins. There will be no services at this time.

 
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James "Jim" Harry Taylor

June 04, 2018 |

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

James "Jim" Harry Taylor, 75, of Buena Vista, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 peacefully in his home surrounded by family. He was born October 3, 1942 in Sutersville and was the son of the late James Howard and Martha Jane (Ellenberger) Taylor. He was the husband of the late Carol Ann (Yocum) Taylor who died August 25, 2013. They were married for 46 years. Jim was retired from the former G.C. Murphy Co. Warehouse in Christy Park and was a former Constable in Elizabeth Township for 12 years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 249 where he served as shop steward and was a member of the 1973 negotiating committee. He was also a member of the former Industry Volunteer Fire Co. Jim was elected to serve 2 terms as Allegheny County Democratic Committeeman representing Elizabeth Township's 3rd Ward. He is survived by his sons, Daniel (Samantha) Taylor and Scott (Jill) Taylor of Elizabeth Township and Douglas Taylor of Laurel, MD, grandchildren, Jacqueline, Lauren, Nicholas, Jacob, Brooke, and Zachary, brothers, Grover (Faith) Taylor of Charleroi, and Fred (Kathy) Taylor of Elizabeth Township, sisters, Shirley (Bill) Slagy and Lydia Taylor of Elizabeth Township, nieces and nephews.

 
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June Baylie

May 30, 2018 |

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

June Baylie, long-time resident of Monroeville, passed away at home on May 28, 2018. June was born and raised in Gloucester New Jersey. She was salutatorian of the Gloucester High School Class of 1948, and attended Trenton State Teacher's College. She married Neil Baylie in the fall of 1956. June and her husband Neil moved to Monroeville in the summer of 1966 with their four children. June was a working mother, raising the children and assisting in the family business in sales and accounting. She was active in competitive swimming, officiating at local and area-wide swim meets. An advocate for reading and education, in her later years she volunteered at the welcome desk at the public library. She loved the outdoors, and was an experienced skier on both snow and water. She is survived by her husband, Neil Baylie, her daughters, Cheryl Baylie and Amy Haass, three grandchildren, Lisa Szekely, Stacey Baylie, and Michael Baylie, and her great-granddaughter Allyson Baylie.

 
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Rev. Charles "Pastor Chuck" Eagle

May 29, 2018 |

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

Rev. Charles "Pastor Chuck" Curtis Eagle, 64, of Brookville, Ohio, formerly of McKeesport, died Sunday, May 27, 2018. He was born September 4, 1953 in East Rainelle, WV and was the son of the late Walter Homer Eagle, Jr. and the late Leila Oneeda Eagle (Ward) Sheppard. Chuck was the Pastor of Brookville Community United Methodist Church and served many churches in Ohio and Pennsylvania. He is survived by sisters, Brenda Eversole of Dravosburg, Patricia (Thomas) Keener of Ruffsdale, Connie (Will) Harrison of Liberty Borough, and Sheila (Gary) Keener of North Versailles, brother, Murrell (Debra) Eagle of McKeesport, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his church family.

 
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A. Joanne Tellman

May 20, 2018 |

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

A. Joanne Tellman, 87, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at home. She was born March 17, 1931 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late John A. and Mildred I. (Monath) Ryan. She was the wife of the late Paul R. Tellman who died November 11, 2004. They were married for 48 years. Joanne was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in White Oak and was a retired Operating Room Head Nurse at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra J. Tellman of Verona, brother, John C. Ryan of North Versailles, sister, Barbara M. (Paul) DiFabio of Boston, nieces and nephews.

 
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