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Theresa M. Heckenstaller

August 03, 2020 |

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

Theresa M. Heckenstaller, 86, of East McKeesport died Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Donald G. Heckenstaller. Beloved mother of Virginia (David) Rowe, Donald A. Heckenstaller, David (Kathleen) Heckenstaller, and Craig (Jim Durhan) Heckenstaller. Dear grandmother of Nathan (Casey) Rowe and Emily Rowe.  Sister of Louise Cunliffe, Natalie Roush, and Elaine Rifenberg. 

Theresa was an accomplished artist and published poet, she had a great love of knitting, baking (her famous pepperoni bread) and was an avid sender of greeting cards. She was a diehard fanatic of the local sports teams.

 
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Shannon C. (Jesko) Lebrato

July 21, 2020 |

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

Shannon C. (Jesko) Lebrato was born on January 10, 1965 in Pittsburgh, PA.  

Shannon went to be with her Savior peacefully on July 17. Preceded in death by her parents Larry and Fay Jesko (Hazlett) She is survived by her loving husband and best friend Kevin Lebrato also her beautiful daughters Amanda and Katrina. Three siblings Sharon (Jesko) and Michael Puskar, Larry and Michelle (Gardner), and Matthew Jesko.  Shannon worked in food service at Broad Street Bistro and enjoyed serving others.  She was fond of cats and over the years has rescued and cared for many.

 
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Dorothy M. Roney

July 03, 2020 |

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

On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Dorothy M. Roney, age 96, of North Versailles passed away.

Beloved Wife of the late Albert J. Roney.  Loving Mother of Jim Roney, the late Eileen (Daniel) Kelly, William (Janie) Roney, Sandy (Mike) Ryan, and Carol (Joe) Ziss.  Dear Grandmother of Danielle, Jennifer, Dana, Rachael, Ryan, Autumn, Ashley, and Nicole.  Great-Grandmother of Madison, Makenzie, Makayla, Mitchell, Nolan, Christine, Justin, and Harper.  Dorothy was an avid Pittsburgh Sports fan, most of all she loved the Penguins.

 
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Robert Carl Blake

May 26, 2020 |

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

Robert Carl Blake, 36, of Pittsburgh, formerly of North Versailles Twp. and McKeesport, died May 24, 2020. He was the beloved son of Jonathan “Jeb” (Susan Kolesar) Blake and the late Lynn R. Anderson. Great Grandson of Leona Anderson and the late Carl Anderson. Father of Cody & Brittney. Step-brother of Scott. Robert enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, swimming, diving, and animals. He was very adventurous.

 
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Robert G. Reola

May 21, 2020 |

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

Robert G. Reola, 78, passed away on May 17, 2020, from his home in North Versailles, PA, after a hard-fought, long battle with cancer. Robert is survived by his wife, Patricia; two daughters, Pamela Haubrick (Edward), and Cheryl Wilson (Robert), and two beautiful grandchildren, who he adored and loved more than life itself, Nicole Javorski and Thomas Javorski. Robert is also survived by his brothers, Donald and Anthony, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Molly and Michael, and brother, Michael.

 
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Constance G. Juricich

April 13, 2020 |

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

Constance “Connie” Juricich, 86, of North Versailles Twp. died April 10, 2020.

She was the daughter of the late William and Grace Gill.  Beloved wife of Joseph Juricich, Jr.  Loving mother of Barb (Jim) Romanovich and Hiram S. “Butch” (Karen) Wilson.  Stepmother of Karen Elko, Joey P. Juricich, Michael Juricich, Pamela McGinnis, and the late Jeffrey Juricich.  Sister of John (Helene) Wagner, Pat Wagner, and Mike Wagner.  Dear aunt April of Jeannie Lane, Debby Casey, and Lori Vandervliet. 

Constance is also survived by 3 great nephews and 1 great niece.

 
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Faith M. (Istanich) Hoffman

April 03, 2020 |

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

Faith M. (Istanich) Hoffman, 66, of Monroeville, formerly of East McKeesport, died Monday March 30, 2020. Daughter of the late Carl E. and Joan Istanich.  Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Hoffman.  Loving Mother of Jennifer Schmitt, Lauren (Melissa) Hoffman, and Matthew Hoffman.  Grandmother of Kyle.

 
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LaNora Louise (Rouse) Price

February 05, 2020 |

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

LaNora Louise (Rouse) Price passed away peacefully on February 1, 2020, at her home in North Versailles after a long illness. Born July 19, 1933, in Pittsburgh to John and Margaret Rouse, LaNora grew up on the Northside, graduating from Allegheny High School in 1951. In September of that year, she married Donald Price, a marriage that lasted until his death in 2008.

LaNora worked as an operator for Bell Telephone and as a meat cutter for Kroger’s in Duquesne but retired in 1972 to be a stay-at-home mother to her daughter Dawn.

After Donald’s retirement, he and LaNora traveled extensively, visiting England, Scotland, Wales, and Italy, and finally taking their dream vacation to Egypt.

 
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Terrence (Terre) Taylor

December 31, 2019 |

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

Terre (Terrence) Taylor, of North Huntingdon, entered the eternal life at home on Sunday, December 29, 2019. He was 69 years old. Terre was born on March 26, 1950 to his parents Richard and Bette Taylor.  He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Karen (Klassen) Taylor, his daughter Nina Vonne Taylor & Douglas Knox of Monroeville PA, his son Terre Richard Taylor & Jonell Taylor of North Huntingdon PA, his grandsons Brandon, Travis, and Mason Taylor, his sister Debbe (Taylor) Lapina & Mike Lapina of Parrish FL. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was an avid hunter that enjoyed the outdoors with family and friends by his side.

 
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Nadine Cecere

November 12, 2019 |

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

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Nadine Cecere, 62, of Braddock Hills, passed away.  Beloved daughter of the late Louis & Rose Cecere.  Loving mother of David and Lee and the Late Christine and Jen.  Sister of James, Anthony, Maryann, Louis, Joseph, Juliann, Dominic, Roseann, Georgeann, and the late Dino.  Several Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Nadine retired from the Allegheny County Health Dept.

 
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Michael Long

November 09, 2019 |

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

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Michael age 47 of Port Vue, passed away.  Beloved son of Michael E. & Candy (Stinebaugh) Long.  Loving brother of Alisha Long, Ken Long, and the late Ronald G. Long.  Michael is preceded in death by his grandparents Glenn & Bernadette Stinebaugh, Henry & Mary Long, and Godmother Barbara Long.  Michael had many jobs, including Central Pizza, the Boston Diner, Cavanagh’s Restaurant, Walmart. Michael especially enjoyed driving for Black Eagle Company and S & S Transportation. Michael was also a Captain of the Boston Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Sons of American Legion Post 701 White Oak.

 
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John P. Scharritter

October 31, 2019 |

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

John Scharritter, 76, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home, on October 27, 2019. He was born on October 29, 1942 in Braddock and was the son of the late William and Emily Scharritter.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Helen. John was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and prior to his retirement, was a systems administrator for Rexam, Inc. John enjoyed going to the Steeler games for many years, bowling with the American Legion League, golfing, fishing and especially attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sherry, daughter Kelly, sons Erik and his wife Terra; Chris and his wife Loree; his grandchildren, Coree, Colin, Navy, Jacob, Sky and Chance; his brother William, nieces and nephews.

 
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Edward D. McCarron

October 22, 2019 |

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

Edward D. McCarron, 85, of North Versailles died on Monday October 21, 2019. Son of the late James and Alice (Walker) McCarron.  Beloved husband of 64 years to Mary “Shirley” (Cifone) McCarron. 

Loving father of Edward McCarron of North Versailles and Kevin (Shari) McCarron of Bradenton, FL. Grandfather of Edward McCarron, Sean McCarron, Matthew McCarron, Alyssa (Michael) Fick, Caitlin (Tristen) Laiten, and Lauren (Nate) Loving.  Great-Grandfather of Levi Fick, Lauren Fick, Ean Laiten, Asher Laiten, and Atoli Laiten.

 
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Sarah J. “Sally” Tronsberg

October 03, 2019 |

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

Sarah J. “Sally” Tronsberg, 67, of East McKeesport died September 23, 2019.  Sarah age 67 of East McKeesport passed away.  Sarah graduated from Scott High School Class of 1971. She was the beloved daughter of the late John F. & Ruth N. (Higgs) Tronsberg.

There was no visitation. A private burial service was held at Monongahela Cemetery, North Braddock, PA. Arrangements were in charge of James F. Kutch Funeral Homes & Crematory, East McKeesport.

 


Ronald R. “Tugboat” Bodnar Sr.

September 13, 2019 |

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

Ronald R. “Tugboat” Bodnar, Sr. aged 67, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.  Ron was born in McKeesport, PA on July 7th, 1952 to the late Robert and Frances Bodnar.  

He was affectionately known by friends and family as “Tugboat”, a nickname he earned from his 35-year career as a tugboat captain at U.S. Steel. 

His favorite place to spend time was his “retirement home”, a camper and community near Pymatuming Lake, where he loved boating, fishing and spending his days with friends and family. 

Ron had a larger than life personality and he lit up the room with his raucous laughter. He was a devoted husband, father, “Pap”, and friend. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Deborah (Seng) Bodnar, son Ron Jr. (Kristy) Bodnar, son Brad (Noel) Bodnar, 3 adoring grandchildren, Carson, Mason and Olivia who lovingly knew him as “Pap”, and sister Debra (James) Reynolds.

 
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