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Cheryl Lynn (Thompson) Coleman

August 11, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Cheryl Lynn Thompson Coleman died August 5, 2020. She was born on July 11, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, the second of three children to the late Robert F. and Doris S. Thompson.

No one knew the profound impact this child would make or leave on so many lives, but GOD knew. She was raised with the core values of putting God first then family.  

Cheryl accepted the Lord at a very early age.  She loved the Lord so much and fulfilling our Grandfather’s wishes she pursued and received a Certificate of License to preach the Gospel of Ministry in 2005, followed by obtaining her Certificate of Ordination in 2006 from Bethlehem Baptist Church, McKeesport, PA, where she delivered her first sermon as an Associate Minister, the beginning of several to come.  Up until the time of her passing, Cheryl was actively coordinating and planning church functions, occasionally teaching a computer class or two.

 
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Ricshawn Robinson

August 07, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Ricshawn Robinson, 49, died July 28, 2020. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., 2326 Jenny Lind St., McKeesport. ALL VISITORS ARE ASKED TO WEAR MASKS AND BE MINDFUL OF SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING EACH SERVICE.

 
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Linda Sue (Coberly) Battle

August 05, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Linda Sue (Coberly) Battle, 68, died Aug. 1, 2020.

A walk through viewing for family and friends will take place at Robert A. Waters Funeral Home on August 7, 2020, 10:00 A.M., followed by a memorial service at 12 noon.  All visitors are asked to wear masks and be mindful of social distancing during each service.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Linda Sue (Coberly) Battle, please visit our floral store.

 


Carl Johnson

August 05, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Carl Johnson, 76, was born September 15, 1943 to the late Charles and Sindora (Williams) Johnson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Carl  departed this life on  July 30, 2020 in his home. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Johnson, sister, Renne Woodard, brother Ward Williams, and twin brother, Charles  Johnson.  

Carl graduated from high school and shortly after, was inducted into the United States Army for two years. During the course of his life, Carl was a hard worker. He retired from National Tube Works and the Maintenance Department at Century III Mall. His family remembers the words of wisdom he gave to everyone he knew and met.

 
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Willie Mahone

July 31, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Willie Mahone, 66, died July 27, 2020. He was born June 10, 1954.

Arrangements are in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.

 
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Niko Eugene Dawson

July 31, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Niko Eugene Dawson, 31, died July 22, 2020. He was born October 14, 1988.

Arrangements are in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

 
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Gertrude Virginia Jackson

July 30, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Gertrude Virginia Jackson, 74, was born September 10, 1945, to the late Moylan and Grace (Willis) Turner in McKeesport, Pa. Gertrude passed away on  July 25, 2020, at Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Hills, PA. She was also preceded in death by her sister Lana Williams.

She was a life long member of First A.M.E. where she served on the Adult Usher Board and was a member of the Hospitality Committee. Gertrude worked as a Mail Clerk for Jefferson Hospital until she retired. She loved to cook, especially chicken. Her hobbies included crocheting and in her pastime, she would love to go to the casino. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.

Gertrude is survived by her children sons, Gerald Turner of McKeesport, Avanalist (Rachel) Jackson, Jr. of Hazelwood, Dwayne (Regina) Jackson of Clairton, Steven (Sonya) Jackson of Mississippi; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren;    sisters, Delores  Russell of Levittown, Norma Smith of Clairton, Sherrill Marbra of Bristol, Thymi Turner of Jefferson Hills; brother, Moylan  Turner of Clairton; devoted companion, Thomas Webb; aunts, Edith (James) Worthy, Janice Watts, both of Clairton, Geraldine Jackson of Pittsburgh; uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

 
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Jacqueline Czarnecki

July 30, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Jacqueline “Jackie” Czarniecki, 25, of West Mifflin, formerly of McKeesport, passed away peacefully July 19, 2020, in her home. Born February 14, 1995, in Pittsburgh. Loving daughter of Jennifer Czarniecki and John Jones. Survived by grandmother, Jean Zebroski; aunt Jessica Richter; uncles Anthony Jaskulski and Dan Czarniecki; cousin Austin George and her countless friends. A 2013 graduate of McKeesport High School, Jacqueline was a compassionate, vibrant personality, who unconditionally loved her family, her friends, and her two dogs Bella and Fendi. Jacqueline enjoyed basketball, hanging out with her family and friends, music, and embodying the heart and soul of a people person, keeping all of those people around her flowing with joy and laughter.

 
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Tera Meade-Smith

July 30, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Tera Meade-Smith, 49, of Clairton, was born on March 14, 1971 to Patricia (Weatherspoon) Meade and the late Terry Meade in McKeesport, Pa. Peachcake, as she was affectionately called by family and friends, unexpectedly passed away on July 22, 2020 in her home. She was preceded in death by her son Tauveá Hurt and brother Patrick Meade of Detroit, Michigan.  

Peachcake, a graduate of Clairton High School, was loved. For many years she worked as a Direct Care Specialist at Q.A.C.S. She loved people, and she shared that love while working as a Home Health Aide. She lived her life to the fullest, she was a member of the Hollywood Club Ladies Darts team.

Peachcake was a dedicated mother who loved spending time with her children, especially her grandchildren. A loving wife, who embraced spending time at home with her husband. She treasured her time with family and friends, often cooking and feeding them. Peachcake enjoyed playing cards, sitting on her porch and listening to good music. In addition to a good laugh, she loved to shop, go to the movies, and out to eat.

 
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Chami Hawkins

July 27, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Chami Hawkins, 47, was born on January 23, 1973, to Patricia A. Hawkins and the late James E. Tedder in McKeesport, PA. Chami departed this life on July 23, 2020, she was preceded in death by her son, Walter James Hawkins, and brother, Dale Andre Hawkins.  

Chami, a graduate of the Duquesne City High School, worked in the childcare industry for nearly twenty-years. She was the Site Coordinator for the Beverly Jewel Wallace Lovelace (B.J.W.L.) After-School & Summer Camp Program at the Duquesne-Orchard Park Location (formerly known as Burns Heights). Chami, accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior, at an early age, and was baptized at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Duquesne, under the leadership of the late Rev. Dr. Norman E. Gant.

Chami, truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family over the phone, baking and cooking delicious meals for all to enjoy, and using her God-given artistic ability to design clothing, and other items. Chami’s children and grandchildren were her heart and joy, and she would go-without, for them to have and experience some of the finer things in life.

 
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Betty Smith

July 24, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Betty Smith, 63, of Clairton, was born on October 4, 1956, to the late Anne Conover (Gallop) in Greensboro, NC. Betty passed away on July 18, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Thomas Smith Jr, mother and father Delma and Edmund Saunders, Anne Conover, aunt and uncle Hazel and Floyd Spellman, mother in law Willie Dean Smith, father in law Thomas Smith Sr, sister in law Emma Smith.

Betty graduated from Clairton High school. Before developing a career as a certified nursing assistant she worked in the Clairton Steel Mill. She moved to Frederick, Maryland where she started her CNA career at Beverly manor nursing home.  She worked as a CNA for Superior home health before she retired. She married Thomas Smith Jr on October 31, 1987, and to this union, daughter Zenaida Smith was birthed.

 
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Keith Jones

July 23, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Keith Jones, 20, of McKeesport, was born April 28, 2000, to Ephriem Wanzo and Dalia Scott in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He departed this life unexpectedly on July 16, 2020.

Keith, a student at McKeesport Area High School, impacted many people in his 20 years. He enjoyed basketball and was a loyal friend to whoever crossed his path. He was very protective of whomever he considered a friend. He loved all his Duquesne and McKeesport Family. He received numerous certificates for goals that he set and accomplished. Keith was very respectful toward elders. Above all, he enjoyed making music.

 
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LaQuay Mack-Oden

July 17, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

LaQuay Mack-Oden, 37, of McKeesport, departed this life on July 13, 2020, at UPMC Shadyside. She was also preceded in death by her grandmother Mildred Mack, cousins John and Cedric Mack.

LaQuay, daughter of Karen Mack Jones and Sam Magwood, was born on September 21, 1982. She spent much of her childhood in Brooklyn, NY and the other half growing up in McKeesport, PA. LaQuay graduated from McKeesport Area High School in 2000 and furthered her education by receiving a bachelor’s degree at Perdue University Global and a degree in Cosmetology from Empire Beauty School. LaQuay worked as a Central Scheduler for Excela.

LaQuay loved to sing, write music, and dance; she embraced all types of artistry. She had an eye for fashion; very trendy and loved to create different outfits. She often created outfits for her friends. She truly loved the Lord and was a member of the Fountain of Life Church in Hazelwood, PA.

 
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Edna JoAnn Kelso

July 15, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Edna JoAnn Kelso, 69, of Pleasant Hills, departed this life July 11, 2020 at AHN Jefferson Hospital. She was born October 25, 1950, daughter of the late Audrey Jane Dinkins Lowery and Edward Burns in McKeesport. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Kelso, brothers, Darryl Dinkins, Paul Lowery, and sisters, Darlene, Gail, and Anette Burns.

JoAnn was a graduate of West Mifflin High School. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for Bechtel Bettis. She was a member of Oasis Ministries, where she served as the Church Administrator, Pastor’s Executive Secretary, President of the Pastor’s Aid Ministry and Oasis’ Board Member.

Survivors include Edwin Joseph Kelso, wife Stephanie of Coraopolis, Kevin Richard Kelso of West Mifflin; sister, Pastor Kim Dinkins Lankford of McKeesport; brother, William Woodrow Lowery of Swissvale, PA; nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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Dontrelle Yvonne Norfleet

July 10, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Dontrelle Yvonne Norfleet, 50, died July 3, 2020, in her home.

She was born on September 18, 1969, to Floyd Norfleet and Teri Williams in McKeesport, PA. Dontrelle had a way with children and she worked as a Childcare and Daycare provider for private families. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and was proud to show them off. 

Prior to her death, Dontrelle boasted to family and friends that she was looking forward to spending the 4th of July with her grandchildren.  Dontrelle was a foodie and a master at the grill.  She loved her Facebook page and was always posting something positive and spiritual. 

Dontrelle loved God and she recently devoted her life back to Christ.  One of Dontrelle's favorite gospel songs was "Every Praise", by Hezekiah Walker, she would play that song over and over again, and she taught it to her grandchildren too.

 
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