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Mary A. "Maisy" Welsh

June 21, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Mary A. “Maisy” Welsh, age 90 of McKeesport and Port Vue, died Thursday, June 21, 2018. She was born January 4, 1928 in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Daniel P. and Agnes Holtz Raible, and the wife of the late James A. Welsh.

 
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Patricia Lynn Pastories

June 14, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Patricia Lynn McDowell Pastories, age 69 of McKeesport, died on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She was born September 19, 1948 in McKeesport, the daughter of Earl E. McDowell and the late Norine Taylor Jasper.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Jay McDowell. Patricia was a faithful Christian who adored her grandchildren and loved helping people. She was a talented crafter and especially enjoyed ceramics. In addition, she was a member of the Clan McDougall Society.

 
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Arthur M. Russell

June 13, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Arthur M. Russell, age 73 of Port Vue, died Saturday, June 9, 2018. He was born on January 27, 1945 in Heidelberg, PA, the son of the late William M. and Margaret R. Harrison Russell. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and resided in California until 1998. He was preceded in death by his ex-wife, Kathleen Radan Russell.

 
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Susan Sikorsky

June 07, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Susan Sikorsky, age 73, of Saint Charles, Missouri, formerly of McKeesport, died December 26, 2017.  She was born on October 8, 1944 in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Stanley Edward and Mary Louise Lichman Sikorsky.  She is survived by her brother, James Sikorsky of White Oak; companion, Robert McDonough of Saint Charles, Missouri, and niece Olivia (Mark) Donnan of Mt. Lebanon. 

 
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Daniel Harry Deaton

June 06, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Daniel Harry Deaton, age 90, of White Oak, died Monday, June 4, 2018. He was born on September 4, 1927 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the son of the late Earl Mellinger and Irene Tuttle Deaton. Daniel was employed as an apprentice then became the president/CEO of Wayne Crouse, Inc. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Daniel was an avid sailor and enjoyed the time he spent on his sailboat.

 
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Charlene Marie Smith Jackson

June 04, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Charlene Marie Smith Jackson, 70, formerly of North Versailles and White Oak, died June 3, 2018 at LGAR Health and Rehabilitation Center in Turtle Creek. Born in McKeesport, on June 26, 1947, Charlene was the daughter of the late Charles Jack and Katherine Julia Hornfeck Smith.

 
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Mrs. Rosalie Duncan

June 02, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Mrs. Rosalie Duncan, 86, departed this life, May 26, 2018 at McKeesport Hospital. She was born May 24, 1932 in Sharpsburg, PA to parents; Mr. Eugene Fletcher Wright & Mrs. Mamie Elizabeth Williams. Mrs. Duncan was foster parent to more than 30 children in McKeesport, PA.

The Louise Day Care was established & became a care center in McKeesport for many years in her home. She (Rosalie) was a well-respected woman of God who was a lifelong church member; who during illness joined Payne Chapel AME Church in Duquesne, PA under the Pastorate of The Rev. Dr. Helen M. Burton (Senior Pastor at the time).
Her favorite scripture: Psalm 23 & favorite songs were “Fragile Heart” by Yolonda Adams, and the well-known “Walk Around Heaven All Day”.
Mrs. Duncan was adorned with a beautiful smile; Her signature personality, and was never seen without it.

Preceded in death by her spouse, the well-known, late, Joseph Duncan, Jr. of McKeesport; and sons, Alexander Calvin Jordan of McKeesport, Robert Riley of Maine and Melvin Duncan of McKeesport.; She leaves to cherish her memories: A brother-Julius Wright, Sr. of Duquesne, A daughter- Jozette E. (Kent) Gates of McKeesport, stepdaughter- Martha L. Duncan of Pittsburgh, son- Joseph (Danna) Duncan, III of Pittsburgh, son- Darnell D.F. of Myrtle Beach, son Tyler T. of McKeesport, daughter- Darla R. (Isaac) Solomon Stephens of Albuquerque, NM, Grandchildren include: Karl K. Sullivan, II of McKeesport, Karlisha J.I. Washington of Myrtle Beach, Rosa McLaughlin of Pittsburgh, Larry Morris & Lashawn Grimes of Pittsburgh, C.J. Jordan of Maine, Josalee Pattillo of Fredericksburg, VA, Chyna M. Brown of Virginia, Aaron J. Barber of Virginia, Krysten Smith of Myrtle Beach, Bradley Tyler Simonson of McKeesport, host of nieces and nephews, God-Child- Ashante Nicole Kirby of Denver, CO, devoted friends- Ted, Mary Jane, and Rashad Kirby; LaVelle Murphy, and Antoinette Vining all of McKeesport.

“When you cry, do not cry for me for God has set me free.”
Done by the Order of the Duncan Family

Family and friends will be received at the Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Funeral Home, 600 Market Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-6191) on Tuesday June 5, 2018 from 10:00 am until the time of service at noon with Reverend Helen Burton and Lieutenant John Esker, Jr. officiating. Burial will take place at the National Cemetery of The Alleghenies. Condolences may be made at strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Thomas John Marena

May 31, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Thomas John Marena, age 72, of Pittsburgh, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  He was born in Pittsburgh on March 4, 1946 and is the son of the late Joseph Peter Marena and the late Catherine Watslof.  He was employed at Slogan Engineering in Mt. Lebanon for over 30 years until he retired.  He enjoyed attending the local car cruises.  He also like to fish and listen to all different types of music. 

 
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Basil C. Youhouse

May 30, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Basil C. Youhouse, age 81 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018. He was born December 1, 1936 in Brownsville, PA, the son of the late Frank and Helen Sweany Youhouse and husband of the late Norita Jean Goodnight Youhouse. Basil worked at HB South Printing for 55 years until his retirement. He was a member of the former Swedish Club in McKeesport and PBOE Elks. He loved hunting, fishing, bowling, casino trips and going out to dinner.

 
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Timothy Wayne "Nard" Ehrenfeld

May 29, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Timothy Wayne “Nard” Ehrenfeld, age 58, of White Oak, died on Monday, May 28, 2018. He was born in McKeesport on June 26, 1959, the son of the late Maynard E. Ehrenfeld and the late Pauline Taylor Ehrenfeld Sallinger. Timothy graduated from McKeesport High School in 1978. He was also a member of the Guffey Club in Irwin.  Timothy had the “gift of gab.”  He loved to go boating, camping and to ride his Harley.  

 
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Merton Hersh

May 25, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Merton Hersh, age 92, of McKeesport, died May 24, 2018. He was born in McKeesport on May 30, 1925 and is the son of the late Harry Hersh and the late Irene Einzig Hersh Stein. He was a WW II Army veteran with the 79th Division, 313th Infantry Regiment. He was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon with four Bronze Stars, the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Combat Infantry Badge, the WW II Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of Temple B’Nai Israel, the Allied War Veterans and a life member of the Jewish War Veterans and the Disabled American Veterans.  Merton graduated from the University of Pgh. in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and then in 1952 from the University of Pgh. School of Business Administration with a Masters in Merchandising and Advertising. He is survived by many cousins and friends.

 

 
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Daniel D. Dunlay

May 25, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Daniel D. Dunlay, age 86 of McKeesport, died at home Thursday, May 24, 2018. He was born March 31, 1932 in McKeesport, the son of the late James F. and Helen T. Bicsey Harman Dunlay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, David M. Harman and James J. Dunlay. A 1950 graduate of McKeesport High School, Daniel attended the former Carnegie Institute of Technology before serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. As a skilled draftsman, he worked for USS Christy Park, Westinghouse Astronuclear and Contraves. He enjoyed walking, golf, and puzzles, and was an avid reader and handyman. He had a talent for writing and art that gave him much pleasure.

 
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Marie Cardamone

May 23, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Marie Cardamone, age 70, of McKeesport, died Monday, May 21, 2018.  She was born in Pittsburgh on March 11, 1948 and is the daughter of the late Anthony and Pauline Carroll Andrucci.  She worked as a housekeeper at various locations for over 30 years.  She loved Bingo, baking, cooking and spending time with her family. 

 
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Mildred "Millie" Terek Mongelluzzo

May 22, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Mildred “Millie” Terek Mongelluzzo was born to Michael and Mary (Yevchak) Terek on December 8, 1927 in McKeesport, PA and died on January 16, 2018 at Paramount, Bethel Park. The seventh of eight children, she was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Joseph, and seven of eight siblings: Sister Mary Josephine VSC, John (Nancy) Terek, Helen (William) Ogurchak, Pauline (Michael) Hrehocik, Michael Terek, and Frank Terek.  She is survived by her sister Dorothy (Edward) Valencik.  Millie “Sister M. Elaine VSC” was a member of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity for 18 years.

 
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Andrew Thomas Kelly

May 17, 2018 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Andrew Thomas Kelly, age 70 of Vandergrift, formerly of McKeesport, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018. He was born April 30, 1948 in McKeesport, the son of the late Benjamin Kelly and Loretta Pipp Ploszay. Andrew served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, and served until his retirement from the Marines. He worked for Daily’s Juice, American Beverage, for thirteen years, until his retirement.

 
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