August 11, 2020 |
August 11, 2020 |
Christopher (Rose) Murray of Scott Twp.; Grandfather of David P. Murray and John M. Murray II; brother of the late Evelyn Morgan & the late Thomas Murray. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 13, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held on Friday, August 14 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church, Munhall at 10:00 a.m. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, visitation will be limited to 25 people in the funeral home at one time and masks must be worn.
July 31, 2020 |
Melissa A. Jakub age 36, of West Mifflin, passed away on July 29, 2020. Born on October 19, 1983 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Donna (Bugan) Jakub of West Mifflin and the late Ramon M. “Jake” Jakub. She worked as a laborer/secretary for Black Electric and played softball when in high school. She was the sister of Adam (Jill) Jakub of West Mifflin, Erika (Mike) Armstrong of McKeesport, and Holly Jakub of West Mifflin; granddaughter of Emiline “Emily” Homa of Elizabeth and the late Samuel “Babe” Homa, and the late Michael and Genevieve “Jenny” (Brown) Jakub; niece of Gery (Virginia “Ginny”) Jakub of Eighty Four and the late Charles Bugan; aunt of Max & Jenna Jakub, Malanya & Kobe Armstrong; and many great aunts, great uncles and cousins. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 3 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow in St. Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the funeral home website www.maloy-schleiferfuneralhome.com. Due to current restrictions, the funeral home is limited to 25 visitors in the building at one time. The funeral home staff will be directing visitors upon entry. Masks are required.
July 31, 2020 |
Catherine G. “Kitty” Bialobok age 101, of Duquesne, passed away on July 17, 2020, at home. Born on August 16, 1918, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Marko & Catherine (Roper) Francetic. During World War II, she worked as a Brinell Operator at U.S. Steel Duquesne Works, testing steel to be used to manufacture 3000 lb. “blockbusters” (bombs) for the war effort. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, and its former Confraternity of Christian Mothers. She was an honorary member of the G.F.W.C. Women’s Club of Duquesne, a member of the American Croatian Club in Duquesne, and a former kitchen volunteer for Meals on Wheels, McKeesport for 17 years. In her younger days, she liked to roller skate with her brothers at the Palisades in McKeesport and liked to go polka dancing with her husband. In her twilight years, she enjoyed watching the Steelers and the Pirates, and WVU football and basketball games. She liked watching movies starring Bing Crosby, Jimmy Stewart, Spencer Tracy, Fred Astaire, and Gene Kelly. Her favorite music was Big Bands and Classic Country. She like poached eggs for breakfast, anything made with noodles, and a good cup of freshly brewed coffee...and then maybe a second one. She prayed the rosary every evening at 7 P.M. She was the beloved wife of 64 years to the late Stephen J. Bialobok; mother of Stephanie (David Lourie) Bialobok of Metairie, LA, Thomas (Kristin) Bialobok of Portland, OR, and the late Phyllis Bowers (husband, Dr. Doug Bowers, survives); grandmother of Genevieve Bialobok; sister of Evelyn (late Frank) Ravey of Oakmont, late Rose (late Andy) Usko, late Mark Francetic, late George (late Dolores) Francetic, and late Lawrence Francetic. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. The family expresses heart-felt thanks to her many friends and neighbors, as well as her dedicated caregivers, especially Stephanie Hagood and Kimberly McCarrell. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 (which would have been her 102nd birthday) from 1-4 P.M. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE 15110, 412-466-3300 where the rosary will be recited at 4:15 P.M. with a Funeral Service to follow with the Rev. Matthew Elanjileth officiating. The funeral service will be live streamed on the funeral home website www.maloy-schleiferfuneralhome.com. Private family burial will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020 in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin. Due to current restrictions, the funeral home is limited to 25 visitors in the building at one time. The funeral home staff will be directing visitors upon entry. Masks are required.
July 21, 2020 |
Michael “Mike” DeRosse, age 93, of Duquesne, on July 19, 2020 at Sycamore Estates.
Born on April 24, 1927 in Duquesne, he was the son of the late Ralph & Marie J. (Boccihia) DeRosse. He was a retired truck driver for Long’s Hauling for 40 years, a member of the former Christ the Light of the World Parish, enjoyed Marsh-Wheeling cigars, liked to bowl duck pins at the Moose, went to numerous Hobo conventions and proudly served his country in the Army during World War II.
He was the husband of 48 years to Lorraine (Gonzales) Pawling; father of Vicki Malloy of Duquesne, Diana Fierst of Turtle Creek and Michael (Anna) Gorscak of Baldwin. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and nephews Alan J. Procacina, Dennis Procacina, Ralph DeRose and Joe DeRose.
July 12, 2020 |
Steven J. Seeman age 90, of Duquesne, on July 11, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport.
Born in Braddock on February 12, 1930, he was the son of the late John & Agnes (O’Masta) Seeman. He served in the Army as a firefighter during World War II, worked as a welder in the fabrication industry, was a member of St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church and enjoyed gardening and making violins. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Shigo) Seeman; father of Curtis (Sharon) Seeman of Duquesne, Christopher Seeman of Duquesne, Craig (Deborah) Seeman of Belle Vernon and Monica Shultz of Duquesne; grandfather of Brittney Shultz, Jonathan Shultz, Dayna Seeman and Jenna Seeman; brother of John “Red” Seeman Jr., late Richard Seeman, late Paul Seeman, late Beverley Bickus, late Lawrence “Larry” Seeman and late Kenneth Seeman.
July 10, 2020 |
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NANCY TASCARELLA age 86, of West Mifflin, on July 10, 2020 at Grandview Estates in Elizabeth Twp. Born in Pittsburgh on December 29, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Ernst V. & Christina (Kress) Gehringer. She was a retired consolidating accountant for Ohio Barge Line, a member of St. Agnes Church of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, a member of the Ladies of Charity, and enjoyed Arts and Crafts. She was the wife of the late Saverio “Sam” Tascarella; mother of Christine (Joe) Albarella of New Port Richey, FL, Mark John Tascarella of Charleston, SC, Marion Joy (Jeffrey) Saunders of West Mifflin, and Sam James Tascarella of Jefferson Hills; grandmother of Nicholas Benjamin (Katie) Saunders; sister of Fred Gehringer of Springhill, FL, Genevieve (Del) Lance of Richardson, TX and Cordelia (late Lawrence) McDaniel of Johnson City, TN.
July 02, 2020 |
Frances G. Romanek age 93, of West Mifflin, on July 1, 2020 at UPMC Mercy. Born in West Mifflin on October 24, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Katherine (Plaz) Romanek. She was a candy maker for Clark Candy Co. in Pittsburgh and a secretary for Fisher Scientific. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Walter (late Helen) Romanek, Pearl Pavlik Debiak, Helen Mikrut, Stanley Romanek, Irene McCullough, and Frank Romanek Jr. She is survived by Nieces and Nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 6, from 10-10:45 a.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, followed by a graveside service at St. Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Nick Mastrangelo officiating.
June 19, 2020 |
Raymond J. Stile age 66, of West Mifflin, on June 18, 2020, at home. He was born on Feb. 5, 1954 in Homestead, PA and was a steel worker. He is survived by his sister, Stella Maness of Homestead and friends Heather Cope and Molly Caterino. There is no visitation or service. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 15110, 412-466-3300.
June 19, 2020 |
Peter J. Manson Jr. age 71, of Duquesne, on June 18, 2020, at the Corner View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born May 14, 1949 in North Huntingdon, he was the son of the late Peter J. Manson Sr. and the late Dolores Arlene (Shepherd) Manson. He was a security officer, volunteer fireman in Duquesne and loved to ride his bike around Duquesne. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Antonovich) Manson; father of Peter (Sara) Manson, III of Ross Twp. and Pamela (Brian) Barnes of West Mifflin; grandfather of Lily Manson, Star Manson, Sarah Ryan, Abigail Ryan, Damien Ryan, Jason Manson, Victor Barnes and Emmerick Barnes; brother of the late Diane Manson. There is no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 15110, 412-466-3300.
June 13, 2020 |
Lewis J. Fabian age 73, of White Oak, formerly of Duquesne, on June 12, in UPMC McKeesport. Born on January 22, 1947, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Primich) Fabian. He worked in the nuclear field and later as a driver for S&S Access and was a former member of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Duquesne. He is survived by a brother, Thomas Fabian of West Mifflin. There is no visitation or services. Arrangements are entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.
June 06, 2020 |
Ronald H. Livengood age 69, of West Mifflin, on June 5, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport. Born in McKeesport on September 28, 1950, he was the son of the late Nix & Jean (Odoski) Livengood. He was a retired mechanic from Carl’s Tree Service and he loved and cared for animals. He was the beloved husband of Bonnie (Linn) Livengood for 47 years. There is no visitation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.
June 06, 2020 |
William P. “Chip” Chobirko age 95, of West Mifflin, formerly of Duquesne on June 5, 2020 at the Southwestern Veterans Center, Pittsburgh. Born in Duquesne on July 6, 1924, he was the son of the late John & Anna (Yuhas) Chobirko. He was a retired crane operator for over 40 years at U.S. Steel, Duquesne Works. He proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII and received a purple heart. He enjoyed playing cards. He was the beloved husband for 58 years to the late Cecilia M. “Sis” (Bost) Chobirko. He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Anna Ondrey, John Chobirko, George Chobirka, Emil Chobirko, Michael Chobirko, Daniel Chobirko, Charles Chobirko, Steve Chobirko, Julia Hoblak & Gerry Lindberg. He is survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 8 from 4-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held on Tuesday, June 9 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Sweeney officiating. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery. His family would like to thank the staff at the Southwestern Veterans Center for their kind and compassionate care. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southwestern Veterans Center, 7060 Highland Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
June 03, 2020 |
David E. Bahus age 54, of West Mifflin, on June 2, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport. Born on October 11, 1965, in McKeesport, he was the son of Elmer Bahus of West Mifflin and the late Geraldine “Gerry” (Falchetti) Bahus. Retired from Comcast, he was a former police officer in Whitaker Boro, Ocean City, MD, Hanover Twp., Clarion & Clairton. He enjoyed electronics, fishing, camping and tools. Besides his father, he is survived by his wife of 19 years, Lisa (Junstrom) Bahus. He was the brother of Robert “Bruce” Bahus; dog dad to Panda, Peanut & Pickle and late Neiko, Okien & Gizmo; brother-in-law of Shane Balbach & Kevin Campbell and Maryem Bahus; uncle of David R. (Shanyn) Bahus, Emily Bahus, Christopher Bahus, Julia Bahus, Jack Labryer, Raymond Labryer, and Ronald “Roo” Vahosky.
May 22, 2020 |
Chief Richard S. “Lefty” Adams age 79, of Duquesne, on May 22, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport. Born on August 13, 1940, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Stephen & Josephine (Melkon) Adams. He was a Duquesne Police officer for 51 years serving as a Patrolman, Detective, Lieutenant, Assistant Chief, founding member of the City’s K-9 Unit and retiring as the Chief of Police in 2016. He was a lifetime member of F.O.P. Lodge #91, an avid softball player, started the Holy Name softball team in the mid 1980’s, loved to dance and watch his grandchildren participate in sports and his house and pool were always open to friends and neighbors. He was the husband of the late Judiann “Judy” (Harris) Adams. He is survived by children Stephen (Rhonda) Adams of Scott Twp., Richard Scott (Vicky) Adams of Duquesne, Bethany Adams of West Mifflin, and Candice (Rick) Manspeaker of West Mifflin; grandchildren Amelia Adams, Abigail Adams, Ashton Adams, Aaron Adams, Autumn Adams, Avi Adams, Trey & Trent Manspeaker; sister Gloria Adams-Garbart (late Glenn) of South Fayette.