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Dennis P. "Denny" Malloy

January 17, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Dennis P. “Denny” Malloy, age 68, of Gibsonia, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Born in Carlisle, PA on August 22, 1952, he was the son of Norma J. (Ganczak) Malloy of Duquesne and the late Francis M. “ Sonny” Malloy. He was retired from Port Authority where he was head of subway maintenance and was a member of St. Richard Church in Gibsonia. He enjoyed going to his cottage in Pymatuning, enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, talk radio & spending time with the people he loved especially his grandchildren Dawson C. and Brody P. Boyer. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. Besides his mother, he is survived by his former wife, Carmen Malloy and was happily together with Meghan Palmer. He was the father of Melanie Marie (Malloy) Boyer of Wexford, Hannah P. Malloy of Wexford and Sean M. Malloy of Lawrenceville; grandfather of Dawson C. and Brody P. Boyer; brother of Paul (Janice K.) Malloy of Munhall, Sharon McCracken of West Mifflin and Patrick A. Malloy of Duquesne. He is also survived by his nieces, Diana, Brittany, Mariajose, Anna Victoria and Isabella. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 10 a.m.-1:30 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 1:30 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne with the Rev. Dan Sweeney officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

 


Gertrude A. Bytzura

January 05, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Gertrude A. Bytzura, age 96, of West Mifflin, formerly of Duquesne, passed away on January 5, 2021 at Manor Care-Whitehall.  Born in Duquesne on March 15, 1924, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Kosko) Harchar. She retired after 34 years for the Railroad Retirement Board. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Name and St. Hedwig Churches, where she served as one of the first Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors and was a 37-year member of the former Altar and Rosary society. She had a passion for going to the Casinos, getting her hair done, going to Church and most of all, her grandchildren and great children were the love of her life. She was the wife of the late Michael Bytzura (Bytz); mother of Michael S. (Jo Ann) Bytzura of West Mifflin; Grandmother of Michele (Brandon) Kameg of Jefferson Hills, Leslie (John) Montesano of Peters Twp., Joseph (Tara) Bytzura of Jefferson Hills; Nana of Kamryn & Bryce Kameg, Mackenzie, Madisyn, Lincoln & Milena Montesano, and Kaiden & Kenley Bytzura.

 
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Patricia W. Russell

January 05, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Patricia W. Russell, age 93, of West Mifflin, passed away on January 4, 2021, at home. Born in Duquesne on December 25, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William and Jane (Wohl) Weber. She was retired as a Tax Collector from the West Mifflin Tax Office, was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, and was a former volunteer at the former St. Joseph Library. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George B. Russell, and children, Jane (surviving spouse, Harry of Mt. Lebanon) Wulff and James (surviving spouse, Joni) Russell.

 
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Robert T. "Bob" Stump

January 04, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Robert T. "Bob" Stump, age 75, of White Oak, formerly of Duquesne, passed away on January 4, 2021, at home. Born in Detroit, Michigan on August 31, 1945, he was the son of the late William Stump and the late Grace (Dobson) Stump Frederick and his late stepfather, William Frederick. He was a retired rehabilitation counselor for the Commonwealth of PA, a retired Intermediate Unit Consultant, was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish-St. Angela Merici Church, former member of Christ the Light of the World Parish-Holy Name Church, and he enjoyed using his computer and listening to music, but most of all loved his family. He was the beloved husband of 53 years to Catherine “Kay” (Zimmerman) Stump; father of William Stump of Duquesne, Catherine “Kitty” (William) Balaban of North Huntingdon, Jacklyn (James) Troff of North Huntingdon, R. Michael “Mike” Stump of Jefferson Hills, Margaret “Maggie” (Steve) Rack of Dravosburg, John Stump of North Huntingdon, and Daniel (Kristy) Stump of North Huntingdon; grandfather of Skyler Stump, Shane Stump, Samuel Stump, Catherine Balaban, William Balaban, Emma Balaban, Gianna Stump, Carlos Stump, Annie Stump, Conner Stump, Jayden Mikula, Kiya Mikula, Kenzy Mikula, Dylan Stump, and Katelyn Stump.

 
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Dolores M. Moran

January 02, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Dolores M. Moran, age 89, died Saturday morning, January 2, 2021, at Morrison Woods Health Center in Muncie, Indiana. She was born January 13, 1931 in North Braddock, the daughter of Thomas and Mary (Vjlacky) Duray, attended St. Michael Catholic School and graduated from Scott High School. She moved to Muncie in 1961 with her husband, Edward J. Moran, to whom she had been married 64 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Women’s Association of the church. Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, Thomas Moran (wife, Tracie) of Scranton, PA and Ronald Moran (wife, Diane) of Wyomissing, PA; three grandchildren, Kathryn, Claire and Audrey Moran. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Mary Lou Cherry. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin, with the Rev. Robert Seeman officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 


Jean Dolores Fecho

January 02, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Jean Dolores (Buck) Fecho, of Duquesne, age 81, died peacefully at home on the first day of the New Year 2021. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary (Holko) Bak; her husband, John Fecho Jr.; and her sister, Dolores. She is survived by her son, John and Jeanmarie (Chervenak) Fecho; granddaughter, Aleda; son Joseph Fecho; sister, Marlene (Ted) Celedonia; numerous nieces and nephews; and furry friends, Daisy and Sabrina. In her younger years, she was employed by the Duquesne Plaza Theatre and Kennywood Park. After her graduation from Duquesne High School (‘57), she was employed by The Donnelley Directory in downtown Pittsburgh prior to becoming a full-time home-maker. “Nana” had a special talent and joy for cooking and baking. Her nut rolls and pumpkin pies were amazing!  She was adept at stock market trading, an avid follower of Democratic Party politics, and a person who taught us how to be better. Jean was a devoted member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Name and St. Hedwig Churches. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Duquesne, with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Private burial will be held in St. Hedwig Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to K.I.N.D. (Kids In Need of Desks campaign) through unicefusa.org. All PA Covid-19 precautions will be in place and visitors must wear a mask.

 


Joseph A. Radovic Jr.

January 01, 2021 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Joseph A. Radovic Jr., 84, of Duquesne, passed away on January 1, 2021, at Southwest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Rankin on September 29, 1936, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Zegar) Radovic Sr. He was a retired crane operator for U.S. Steel-Homestead Works, a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Trinity Church, a member of the Duquesne and Rankin Croatian Clubs, lead singer and musician for Bijela Ruza and an avid Pittsburgh Penguins Fan. He proudly served his country in the Army. He was the beloved husband of the late Dolores “Dolly” (Galata) Radovic; father of Joseph (Regina) Radovic of White Oak, Christopher (Sheila) Radovic of West Mifflin, Mary Beth (Dan) Denne of Elizabeth Twp., and Thomas (Rose) Radovic of Jefferson Hills; grandfather of Rachel, Matthew and Bethany Radovic, Christopher and Ryan (Emily) Radovic, Daniel, Seth, and Zachary (Alyssa) Denne, Jakob, Shawn, and Benjamin Radovic; great grandfather of Addilyn Radovic.

 
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Helen M. Janus

December 28, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Age 103, of Lincoln Place, passed away on December 28, 2020 at UPMC Mercy. Born in McKees Rocks on October 28, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Adalbert and Leopoldina (Vavrick) Jozefczyk. She was a retired clerk at Kaufmann’s-Downtown, was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-St. Hedwig Church, and was an avid bowler and enjoyed gardening. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Sigmund Kruszka and her second husband, Casmer Janus. She was the step mom of Alan (Linda) Janus of Bethel Park and the late Robert Kruse; grandmother of Jessica Janus; and sister of Eleanor Sweterlitsch of Moon Twp. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Hedwig Church with the Rev. Michael Conway officiating. Burial will follow in St. Hedwig Cemetery. Due to PA Covid-19 mandates, visitation is limited to 10 people in the funeral home at a time and masks must be worn.

 


Theodore J. “Ted” Schleifer III

December 22, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

On December 22, 2020, Theodore J. “Ted” Schleifer III, age 75, of North Braddock, received eternal life and was reunited with his late parents, Theodore J. and Evelyn F. (McClelland) Schleifer Jr. 

Theodore was the owner of the Schleifer Funeral Chapel and Professional Funeral & Cremation Services of North Braddock.  He was a graduate of St. Thomas District High School, Class of 1963, Duquesne University, Carlow College and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and did graduate work as a Reading Specialist at the University of Pittsburgh.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, where he served as a lector and extraordinary minister of the Eucharist, past president of the Braddock Rotary Club, member of the Enterprise Zone, member of the Knights of Columbus and the Braddock Elks. He was the organist at Kerr Presbyterian Church in Penn Hills and a member of the Allegheny County, Steel Valley, and Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association.

 
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Paul A. Wargo

December 12, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Paul A. Wargo, age 72, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Duquesne, passed away on December 11, 2020 at UPMC Shadyside. Born in Pittsburgh on January 13, 1948, he was the son of the late Paul A. and Ethel (Koncz) Wargo Sr. A 1965 graduate of Duquesne High School, he was a retired boilermaker from Union #154 and a member of the Hungarian Reformed Church of Pittsburgh where he served on church council. He enjoyed motorcycles, was a music aficionado, was a competitive boxer, an artist, raised dogs and was dedicated to his family. He is survived by his sister, Nancy Wargo of Pittsburgh; nephew John Paul Wargo; niece Ava Wargo; friend Ray Gunn of Ft. Meyers, FL; cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his brother John (Amy Smith) Wargo of Ross Twp. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-12 noon on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER-SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER-FUNERAL DIRECTOR where a service will be held at Noon with the Rev. Ilona Komjathy officiating. Burial will follow in the Hungarian Reformed Cemetery, West Mifflin. DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, VISITATION IS LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AT A TIME IN THE FUNERAL HOME.

 


Barbara Opat

December 11, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Barbara Opat, age 67, of the Rosedale section of Verona, formerly of Duquesne, passed away on December 10, 2020, at home.  Born in Vinski Vrh, Croatia on October 21, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Dragutin & Marica T. (Tomas) Spudic. Barbara was a retired clerical worker for the Croatian Fraternal Union for 40 years, a member of St. Joseph Church, Verona, longtime member of the former Sacred Heart Parish, McKeesport and a 1973 graduate of Serra High School. She loved the outdoors, walking, yoga & the Tamburitzans. She was the beloved wife of Michael Opat for 46 years; mother of Susan (Jeff) Ezykowsky Sr. of West Mifflin and Nicole (Michael) Zalac of Harrison City; “Mimi” to her two grandchildren Jeffrey Ezykowsky Jr. and Brooks Zalac; sister of John Spudic of North Huntingdon and Walter (Valerie) Spudic of Pine Richland; and aunt of Charley & Eddy Spudic. There will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Conway officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.  Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 


Karen Lee Polakovic

December 11, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Karen Lee Polakovic, 63, formerly of West Mifflin, passed peacefully on December 9, 2020, in her sleep, from this world to the next. She was the daughter of the late Irene (Matola) and Stephen Francis Polakovic, both of whom she lovingly cared for in their home at the end of their lives. She was a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with a degree in Special Education. She made a positive impact on the many children with special needs that she taught throughout her long teaching career.  She also was a massage therapist and instructor. She loved to play the french horn and to sing alto. She was a terrific dancer. She enjoyed reading Nancy Drew books, playing scrabble and taking long walks. She adored her family, especially the children. She is survived by her sisters, Stephanie (Edward) Glazar, Laura (Derek) McNeill, Melissa (Domenic) D’Andrea, brother Mark (Bethanne) Polakovic; many nieces, Sarah, Renee, Allison, Celeste, Mallory and Liliana D’Andrea; nephews, Spencer and Trevor; great nephews, Zach Glazar and Elijah; one great niece, Audrey and many, many, many cousins. Vichnaya Pamyat!  Memorial mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gregory Nazianzen Roman Catholic Church, Zelienople, 16063. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 412-466-3300. The family suggests a donation to Special Olympics PA in her memory, www.specialolympicspa.org/support/donate-now

 


Alfred “Al” Ernst

December 07, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Alfred “Al” Ernst, age 73, of West Mifflin, passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Pittsburgh on December 21, 1946, he was the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Ernst. He was the owner of Al Ernst Window Cleaning Co., was an avid Penguins, Steelers and Pirates fan, enjoyed fishing and was excellent at horseshoes, darts & pool. He was the husband of 16 years to Jill (Fouser) Ernst; father of Joe (Tammie) Ernst of Jefferson Hills and Chad Ernst of Clairton; grandfather of Tristin, Emerick, Macksim & Ensleigh Ernst; step father of Dena (Kevin) Wright of Leesburg, VA, Jennifer Stefan of West Mifflin, Michael (Lizz) Skovranko of Erie; step grandfather of Katie Wright, Jocelyn Stefan, Ryan Stefan, Jacob Stefan, Dean Stefan and Aria Skovranko. He is also survived by several step brothers and step sisters. Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER-SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER-FUNERAL DIRECTOR, at which time services will be held. 

 


Florence N. (Pyers) Barr

December 05, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Florence N. (Pyers) Barr age 95, formerly of West Mifflin, PA, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Born in West Mifflin on October 16, 1925, she was the daughter of the late William and Laura (Lindemeyer) Pyers. She was a homemaker and also worked in the family masonry business, a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Name Church, was the first baby baptized at St. Therese Church and was active with the Emerson’s Club.

 
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Ferdinand “Ferdie” Sauer

December 05, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Ferdinand “Ferdie” Sauer age 85, of West Mifflin, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Manor Care-Whitehall. Born in Pittsburgh on November 15, 1935, he was the son of the late George V. and Helen (Voss) Sauer. He was a retired School Crossing Guard for West Mifflin, a former self employed carpenter, former West Mifflin Park Attendant, a Security Guard at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Shop Foreman for the former Bamford Motors, then Laidlaw, a member of the West Mifflin Annex Volunteer Fire Department where he was the former President and a Firefighter. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, St. Agnes Church.

 
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