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Alva B. Vasilich

January 13, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Alva B. Vasilich, North Versailles, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Millie (Mauger) Bertozzi. Loving wife of 66 years of the late Thomas E. “Babe” Vasilich. Beloved mother of James J., of Las Vegas, Nevada, Thomas E. Jr. (Mary Jane) of Port Vue.  Grandmother of Stacey (Chuck) Hughes, Thomas J., & Matthew J. Vasilich and the late Kaitlin Vasilich. Great grandmother of Trevor and Brielle Hughes.

 
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Joseph Juricich

January 10, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Joseph “Papa Joe” Juricich, 96 of North Versailles passed away. Son of the late Joseph & Katherine (Stemberger) Juricich. Beloved husband of the late Constance Juricich. Loving father of Karen (Don) Elko, Joey P. (Barb) Juricich, Michael Juricich, Pamela (Doug) McGinnis, and the late Jeffrey Juricich. Brother of the late Irene Rosa. Dear Uncle of Rich (Ginny) Rosa, Kathy (Jan) Fung, and Theresa Nuzzo. 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Stepfather to Barb (Jim) Romanovich and Butch (Karen) Wilson. Joe and his parents were lifetime members of SNPJ. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union local 9 and a 55-year member of the Norwin Elks. Joe was a property developer and home builder, along with his father, Joe, and his son, Joe, (J&J Builders). Joe’s life continued to be one victory after another.

 
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Joanna Marie (Waszkiewicz) Detwiler

January 07, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Joanna Marie (Waszkiewicz) Detwiler, age 66, of East McKeesport, on Thursday December 31, 2020, passed away surrounded by her family.  Beloved wife of Dean K. Detwiler.  Loving Mother of Charles (Kelli) and John (Karry) Detwiler.  Grandmother to Haylea (Joseph) Curtin, Nathanael, and Nicholas.  Great-Grandmother to Grayson and Easton.  Joanna is predeceased by her brother John (Jerilynn) and Raymond (Marlene) Waszkiewicz. She is survived by her brothers Francis “Jerry” (Lori), Eugene (Marilyn) and Edward (Nancy) Waszkiewicz.  Also, survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Dennis Paul Bernhardy

December 21, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Dennis Paul Bernhardy, 81, of East McKeesport died Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at his home.

Dennis was born June 10, 1939 in East McKeesport, PA.  He graduated in 1957 from East McKeesport High School.  He then went on to follow in his father’s footsteps of carpentry and employment with the National Tube Works Mill in McKeesport. 

Dennis was actively involved in his community, a devoted Christian and member of Linway United Presbyterian Church, a member of the Freemasons, delivered for Meals-On-Wheels for many years, decades-long member with multiple volunteer fire departments, a steadfast leader in multiple youth sport programs, and most importantly, a dedicated father and husband.

 
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Frances Margaret Antico

December 21, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Frances Margaret Antico, 76, of Oakmont, formerly of Glassport, died Friday December 18, 2020. Beloved Daughter of the late Frank Antico and Amelia (Reno) Antico, she is survived by her brother, Dominic Antico of Murrysville and sister, Veronica Zalewski of Park Forest, Illinois. 

Frances graduated from Glassport High School and was a life-time resident of Glassport, Pennsylvania.

 
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John “Jack” Liebert

December 01, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

John “Jack” Liebert, 69, of McKeesport, died Nov. 27, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Son of the late William and Jennie (Fontanello) Liebert. Beloved husband of Mary (Chismar) Liebert.  Loving father of Chad (Stacie) Liebert, Jason Liebert, Angela (Dan) Limbacher, Tim Sweeney, and Erin (Ashley) Merida.  Dear grandfather of Brandon, Soloman, Jewel, Grace, Ethan, and Carter. Jack enjoyed golfing, his motorcycle, the outdoors, and time spent with his family.

 
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Dennis “Denny” Pascuzzi

November 18, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Dennis “Denny” Pascuzzi, 78, died Nov. 11, 2020. Son of the late William and Gloria Pascuzzi Brother of the late Douglas Pascuzzi and David W. Altman, Sr. Dennis is survived by his nephew: David W. Altman, Jr, and his wife, Heidi and their two children, Brittany and Blake, and also good friend Shawn Conley.  Dennis’s passions included golf and cutting hair. Both were practiced for 50 years. Dennis was the owner of The Hair Den where he was loved by all his clients. Dennis will be remembered by his love for Pittsburgh sports, fishing, cars, but most importantly his love for others and his family.

 
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George W. Lokay

November 16, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

George W. Lokay, 74, of North Versailles Twp. died Thursday, November 12, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Son of the late George and Lucile (Lacivita) Lokay. Beloved husband of Gloria (Iaci) Lokay.    Loving father of Gina (Mike) Giacchino and George (Rachel) Lokay. Brother of Jim (Angie) Lokay, Jack (Renee) Lokay, Rich (Debbie) Lokay, and Tim (Judy) Lokay. Dear grandfather of Nicoletta (Travis) Kuhn, Stefano Giacchino, Francesca Giacchino, and Sydney Lokay. Great Grandfather of Gia Kuhn. 

George was a Police Officer in North Versailles for 30 years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, the outdoors, working in his garden and time spent with his grandchildren.

 
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Kevin D. Flanagan

November 01, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Kevin D. Flanagan, 70, of North Versailles Twp., formerly of Meadville, PA and Baltimore, MD died Friday October 30, 2020. Son of the late Carroll and Adelaide (Fontz) Flanagan.  Beloved husband of Vicki (Konopka) Flanagan.   

Loving father of Robert Love, Mathew (Linda) Love, Sean (Kate) Flanagan, Ryan Flanagan, and Jamie Flanagan Hession.  Brother of Terence (Barb) Flanagan and Kerry (Joe) Flanagan Upman.

 
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Frank Tigano

October 30, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Frank Tigano, 95, died peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020.  He was born in Braddock, Pennsylvania on March 2, 1925, the son of the late Joseph Tigano and Rose (DeMarco) Tigano Canalungo.  He is survived by his wife of 71 years Clara (Zezzo) Tigano, and four children, Frank (Madelain) Tigano, David (Fran) Tigano, Rosalie (Stephen) Carpenter, and Jerry (Jennifer) Tigano.  He has 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 6 great, great grandchildren.  Frank was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  He was the founder and co-owner of F & C Distributing Company in Braddock and Irwin.

 
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Ray Leonard Cornell

October 19, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Ray Leonard Cornell, 82, of White Oak died Friday, October 16, 2020. Beloved husband of Laura M. (Fagley) Cornell. Loving father of Michael (Serena) Cornell , Richard (Leanne) Cornell, and Elizabeth (Rick) Huhn. Dear grandfather of Calvin, Ariel, Sarah, Trent, and Catherine. Brother of Patricia Scanlon and uncle of Roger and Ryan Scanlon.  Close cousin of Jean Hedderick, Kate Cornell, and Rob Cornell.

 
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Lawrence L. Curran

September 29, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Lawrence L. Curran, 73, of North Huntingdon Twp. died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Margery A (Timko) Curran; daughter, Valery L McCann; son, Ryan D Curran (Rita); grandsons, William, Colin, and Trevor; and brother Charles R Curran Jr.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; mother, Irene; sister, Patricia Galata.  He was born Oct. 5, 1946 in Homestead, PA and was a 1964 graduate of West Mifflin North High School. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart.

Larry worked for United States Steel in Homestead for 21 years and later as a Letter Carrier in McKeesport for 24 years. He served as Executive Vice President of the NALC Branch 332.

 
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Georgine J. “Georgia” Wagner

September 23, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Georgine "Georgia" Wagner, age 95, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2020 at home. 

Born in Underodoch, Germany on July 10, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Max and Sophie (Kestle) Mueller, and for 65 years the wife of the late Edward Wagner.  Georgia was also preceded in death by her brother Hank Mueller.  She is survived by her children, Ed (Jeannie) Wagner, and Sherry (the late John) Scharritter; five grandchildren, Gary (Kissy), Kelly, Scott (Janine), Erik, Chris (Loree), 8 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  Georgia took great pride in caring for her family and home. 

She was a member of the former Immanuel Lutheran Church in Braddock.

 
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Virginia A. Piper-Fitzroy

September 01, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Virginia A. Piper-Fitzroy, 70, of East McKeesport died Sunday, August 30, 2020. Daughter of the late Gerald and Rebecca Piper.  Beloved wife of Robert Fitzroy.  Loving mother of Dwyer ( Beth Ann) Lynch, Gerald (Nicole) Lynch, David (Diana) Lynch, and Jake (Melanie) Fitzroy.  Dear Grandmother of Harmon Lynch, Jamisen Fitzroy, Avery Fitzroy, Logan Fitzroy, and Nicolas Lynch.  Sister of Henry (Ruth) Piper and John (Penny) Piper.  Also numerous nieces, nephews, and the very large extended family whom love Virginia dearly.

 
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Donald C. “Pops” Vitous

August 07, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Donald C. “Pops” Vitous, 98, of North Versailles Twp. passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday August 5, 2020.

Beloved husband of the late Anna (Fecho) Vitous.  Loving father of John Vitous, Donald (Carol) Vitous, Jeannie (Carl) Krzywiec, James (Ayu) Vitous, Curtis (Anita) Vitous, and the late Timothy M. Vitous; 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many beloved nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.

 
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