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Dana Mikell

June 20, 2019 |

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

Dana Mikell, 61, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Monday, June 17, 2019, at home.

He was born December 31, 1957, in McKeesport, son of the late Frank Mikell and Doris Washington.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Mikell.

Dana took pride in his work as a Salesperson for Brooks Brothers for twenty-one years.

Left to cherish him and his memory are his daughters, Dayna Mikell and Teahauna Floyd both of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren; siblings, Cuyler Mikell, Marva Mikell, Charles Martin, and Darnell Martin, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

 
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John Arthur White

June 17, 2019 |

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

John Arthur White, 84, of Duquesne, Pa., died June 12, 2019, in UPMC Montefiore.

He was born June 30, 1934, in Durham, GA.  He is the son of the late Thomas and Sarah LE Coleman-White.  John was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond E. White and daughter, Jolene White-Davis. 

He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.  He retired from the United States Steel Duquesne Works.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rose L. Brookins-White of Duquesne; 3 children, Alicia White of Duquesne, John A. White, Jr. (Kerry) of Philadelphia and James D. White of Duquesne; three step-children, Denise Brookins of Duquesne, Robert Brookins of McKeesport and Ronald Brookins of Duquesne; 8 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Mary Catherine White-Pitts of West Mifflin, an adopted sister Christine Perry and a host of  nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 
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Charles E. Warfield, Sr.

June 15, 2019 |

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

Charles E. Warfield, Sr., 87, died June 12, 2019. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. June 17, 2019, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 307 Shaw Ave., Clairton, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. June 18, 2019.

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

 


Ciquann Eldavon Dudley, Jr.

June 05, 2019 |

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

Ciquann Eldavon Dudley, Jr., 17, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019, in McKeesport.

He was born August 2, 2001, in Pittsburgh, PA, son of Ciquann Dudley, Sr. and Ieesha Rajab; He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Brenda Dudley Murray.

He was a junior McKeesport Area High School and employed at Tillie’s Restaurant, McKeesport.  Ciquan enjoyed playing basketball and PlayStation 4.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Ieesha Rajab and father and step-mother, Ciquann (Dana) Dudley, Sr both of McKeesport; siblings, Trequann Dudley, Dazhia Clark, Dominique Clark, Damier Clark, Devine Clark all of McKeesport; grandparents, Franshawn  and Wayne Gordon of Daytona Beach, FL and Ivan Hale, Sr. of Philadelphia, PA, James McLean of McKeesport; great-grandparents, Edward, Sr. and Iris Dudley of McKeesport, Cheryl Phillips of Homewood, a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

 
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John Dixon III

June 04, 2019 |

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

John Dixon III, 61, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Heritage Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He was born July 28, 1957, in McKeesport, PA, son of the late John Dixon, Jr. and Jimmie Roberta Elizabeth Greer Dixon.

He worked as a Laborer.

Survivors include son, Derrick Dixon of Belle Vernon; daughter, Caylyn (Tyrone) Carter of Reading, PA; six grandchildren; siblings, Audrey Hines of Braddock, Jacquelyn (Samuel) Givens of Elizabeth, Beverly Dixon of Atlantic City, NJ, Glenn Jones of Latrobe, Chandler Dixon of Okinowa, Japan, and Randy Washington of Ogden, Utah; girlfriend, Geraldine of Wilkinsburg, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

 
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Glenda A. Warren Wilson

May 29, 2019 |

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

Glenda A. Warren Wilson, 70, of Monroeville, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in UPMC East.

Born November 4, 1948, in McKeesport, daughter of the late Isaiah and Minnie Kate Washington Warren.  Beloved wife of the late Major John Wilson, Jr.

Loving mother of, Major John (Olivia) Wilson, III and Michelle T. Wilson all of Las Vegas, NV, Myesha M. (Ronnie) Martin and Miriam E. Wilson both of Monroeville; grandmother of three; loving sister of Paul Warren of Seattle, WA, Isaiah Warren and Bonita Bulock both of Las Vegas, NV, and Donell Warren of Clairton.

 
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Benny Norris

May 18, 2019 |

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

Benny Norris, 92, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in AHN Jefferson Hospital.

He was born March 27, 1927 in Ensley, AL, son of the late Yancey Norris, Sr. and Rose Watson Norris Talley.  Benny was also preceded in death by siblings, Yancey Norris, Jr., Martha Norris-Hudson, Nelson Norris, and grandson, Russell Gallaway.

He was a member of Morning Start Baptist Church of Clairton and retired from US Steel.  Benny was also a proud United States Army veteran, who served during World War II. 

Surviving are his wife, Bessie Jean Norris of Pittsburgh; three children, Sandra (Roger) Norris-Stone of Lithonia, GA, Benny Norris, Jr. of Cleveland, OH, Alysa Norris-Hammons of San Francisco, CA; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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Irvin "Kili" Green, Jr.

May 15, 2019 |

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

Irvin "Kili" Green, Jr., 48, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

He was born April 28, 1971, in Pittsburgh, PA, son of the late Irvin and Joan Green East.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Valerie Green, and brother, Mark Green.

Kili was a graduate of Clairton High School and played little league Baseball and Varsity Football.  He was an avid sneakerhead and also loved collecting and wearing ball caps! Kili’s true passion was cooking.  Cooking was an extension of love for Kili and everyone who had the opportunity to enjoy a meal made by him could taste this.

 
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Lance Elliott Robinson, Sr.

May 14, 2019 |

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

Lance Elliott Robinson, Sr., 42, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in McKeesport.

He was born February 15, 1977, in McKeesport, son of Beatrice Jeanette Crutchfield Robinson and the late Jeffrey Wayne Robinson.  Lance was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Lance Wyley and grandparents, Charles and Edith Crutchfield and Stanley and Louise Robinson.

He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church of McKeesport.  Lance worked as a chef.

 
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Frank "Frankie" Truesdale

May 13, 2019 |

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

Frank "Frankie" Truesdale, 71, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed earthly life on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

He was born December 2, 1947, in McKeesport, PA, son of the late William Frank and Mattie R. Barber Truesdale.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Robert Truesdale,

Frankie was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, a graduate of the McKeesport Area High School, and a graduate of Triangle Tech, where he earned an Associate degree; He also proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War Era.  Frankie had a great sense of humor and loved to joke around.  He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed traveling and gardening--both vegetables and flowers, worked as a jitney driver, and also served as an Advocate for Narcotic Anonymous at the Harrison Village Recreation Center.  Frank worked as a Laundry Supervisor for VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Highland Drive.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Leslie C. Truesdale of McKeesport;  daughter, Sharese N. Truesdale; granddaughters, Raven, Ryan, and Rayn; great-granddaughter, Ariah Armstrong; siblings, Danny (Ellie) Luckett of Kansas City, KS, Williams G. (Nicole) Truesdale of Newberry, SC, Cathy (Anthony) Truesdale Davis of Penn Hills, Rev. Esther (James) Washington of Pittsburgh, Jacquelyn (John) Burke of Cypress,TX; Step Mother Ollie Truesdale of Penn Hills; Goddaughter, Gabrielle Rodgers, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many loving friends.

 
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Andre Randolph Hopkins

May 07, 2019 |

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

Andre Randolph Hopkins was born on November 8, 1975, in McKeesport, PA.  He was the eldest of four sons born to the late Juanita C. Hopkins Edmond.  He was called home on Friday, May 3, 2019, at UPMC East Hospital in Monroeville, PA.

Andre was born a special needs child and the doctors said he would not live beyond three years. But God saw differently; we were blessed to have him in our lives for 43 years.

Andre had a love for all people.  He attended church and was especially fond of praise & worship.  He loved going to his day program where he enjoyed working with his hands; but not so much in the last six months.

Andre was an organ donor and at least five recipients will be blessed because of his unselfish Act of Love.

 
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Linda Joyce (Herriott) Garrett

May 07, 2019 |

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

Linda Joyce (Herriott) Garrett, 69, died May 6, 2019. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1350 Locust St., McKeesport, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Arrangements are in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.

 


Armani D. Ford

April 30, 2019 |

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

Armani D. Ford, 23 years old of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this Earthly life on Saturday, April 26, 2019, in Clairton.

He was born July 11, 1995, in Pittsburgh, son of and Tina M. Ford and Kenyatto Terric Berry.

Armani was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church. A 2013 Graduate of Clairton High School, where he was member and Quarterback of the Clairton Bears Football Teams and led them to a 2013 WPIAL Championship.  Armani went on to further his education at Bluefield College in West Virginia and played as the Rams Quarterback.  After an injury, he continued his education at Youngstown State University and went on to be employed by the KBRB Cleaning Company in Columbus, OH.

 
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Ocie L. Paige, Jr.

April 22, 2019 |

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

Ocie L. Paige, Jr., 80, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this Earthly life on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

He was born July 5, 1938, in Birmingham, Alabama, son of the late Ocie L., Sr. and Eula Mae Rodger Paige.  He was also preceded in death by his wife of over fifty-eight years, Alease Wallace Paige, who passed away on February 3, 2019.

Ocie was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.  He retired from the United States Army and was also employed as the Director of Food Services of the Wilkinsburg School District. As an active participant within his community, he was a member and past president of both the McKeesport School Board and the NAACP.  He also worked as a Manager for Wendy’s Restaurant.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Daphne D. Paige; two grandsons, Ocie L. Paige, III, and Collin Paige all of McKeesport; sister, Bertha Mae Hopson of Detroit, MI and other loving friends and relatives.

 
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Tiffany Nicole Johnson

February 28, 2019 |

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

Born September 23, 1971, departed her earthly life peacefully Saturday, February 23, 2019. She was the daughter of James & Elizabeth Johnson, mother of Charles “Chuckie” Cole, sister of Terrance “Terry” and James “Weedy” Johnson, all of McKeesport, PA, Seasons Cole of Elizabeth, PA and Holly Deakins of Pittsburgh, PA. Tiffany was preceded in death by grandparents Lewis and Mary Johnson.

 
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