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Frances C. McNeil

April 09, 2021 |

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

Frances C. McNeil, age 89, of Port Vue, died Saturday, April 3, 2021. She was born in Glassport, August 22, 1931 and is the daughter of the late John A. and Genevieve Kwiatkowski Dworek. She was the wife of the late Cornelius John McNeil, Jr. Along with raising her seven children, she was a waitress at the former Lemon Tree Restaurant in McKeesport and also was a teachers’ aide for the McKeesport Area School District.

 
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Helen Dorothy Popovic

April 08, 2021 |

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

Helen Dorothy Popovic, age 102, of Port Vue, died on April 8, 2021. Born On, August 17, 1918 she is the daughter of the late Michael T. and Anna Gdovic Tutko, and the wife of the late Stephen P. Popovic.

 
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John Albert Goodrum

April 08, 2021 |

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

John Albert Goodrum, age 74, of Clairton died on Sunday, April 4, 2021.  He was born in Clairton on September 4, 1946 and is the son of the late James and Betty Penn Goodrum. 

He retired from Exxon Mobil in Connecticut after many years of service.

 
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James D. Boot, Jr.

April 05, 2021 |

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

James D. Boot, Jr., of West Mifflin, age 79, died April 3, 2021. He was born in Greensburg, October 28, 1941 and is the son of the late James D. and Irma Ruth Anderson, Sr. He loved all music and played the guitar in many bands. He retired from Rudy’s Auto Service in Whitaker.

 
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Dolores “Dee or Dode” Mae Girovsky Gala

April 02, 2021 |

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

On April 1, 2021, Dolores “Dee or Dode” Mae Girovsky Gala, age 90, peacefully passed away in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Dee was born in McKeesport, PA, on May 4,1930, to the late John and Mary Yager Girovsky, and was the spouse of former McKeesport Deputy Fire Chief, the late Frank Theodore Gala.

 
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James John Palcsey

April 02, 2021 |

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

James John Palcsey, age 43, of Dravosburg, died on Thursday, April 1, 2021. He was born in McKeesport on June 5, 1977 and is the son of John Raymond and Dolores “Jean” Jackson Palcsey of Dravosburg.

James was a third-generation firefighter and life member of the Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Department #1where he served as vice president for many years. He also served on the Board of Control for Western Pennsylvania Firemen’s Association. He was a proud 1995 graduate of Serra Catholic High School. He was an avid Star Wars, Pittsburgh Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers fan. His welcoming spirit, gentle voice, and sincere kindness will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

 
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Stephen Hugh Darrah

April 01, 2021 |

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

Stephen Hugh Darrah, age 72, of North Versailles died on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. He was born in Pittsburgh on June 27, 1948 and is the son of the late Robert and Mary Alice Martin Darrah. He served in the United States Army. Stephen graduated from the University of Georgia in Communications and was employed as an electronic technician. He was a fireman/paramedic for Sunset Volunteer Firehall in North Versailles and loved animals.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Bostard Darrah of Homestead; daughters, Trisha Darrah of Homestead and Amy Good of McKeesport; brother, Paul Darrah of McKeesport; grandsons, Noah Coppola and Sebastian Darrah both of Homestead. He is preceded in death by his brother, Robert Darrah.

 
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Robert Bruce Marcus

March 30, 2021 |

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

 

Robert Bruce Marcus, age 73, of Squirrel Hill, died on Monday, March 29, 2021. He was born in Pittsburgh on May 3, 1947 and is the son of the late Morris Bernard and Janet Landay Marcus. He was a well know attorney in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas for many years.

 
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Hector Pena Murrieta

March 29, 2021 |

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

Hector Pena Murrieta, age 42, of Pittsburgh, died on Saturday, March 27, 2021. He was born in Tlapacoyan, Veracruz on January 5, 1979 and is the son of Angela Murrieta Henandez of Tlapacoyan, Veracruz and the late Francisco Pena Ramos. Hector was a construction worker for many years in the Pittsburgh area.

 
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Ezra James Tyree Thomas

March 25, 2021 |

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

Ezra James Tyree Thomas, born March 19, 2021 left this precious world on March 19, 2021.

 
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Patricia Diaz-Pasqualle

March 22, 2021 |

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

Patricia Diaz-Pasqualle, age 74, of Clairton died on March 20, 2021. She was born in Pittsburgh on November 19, 1946 and is the daughter of the late Dorothy Trainer Diaz. She retired as a home health aide and a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Clairton.

 
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Vincent J. McKeeta, Jr.

March 19, 2021 |

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

Vincent J. McKeeta, Jr., age 76, of White Oak, died on Saturday, March 13, 2021.  He was born in McKeesport on June 20, 1944 and is the son of the late Vincent J. Sr. and Jane Deloris Florchak McKeeta and is also preceded in death by his brother, James McKeeta. He was a very dedicated member of St. Angela Merci Church, Mary, Mother of God Parish, and a loving and devoted son.

 
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Minyone Savilla Makar

March 17, 2021 |

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

Minyone Savilla Makar, age 77, of White Oak died on March 16, 2021. She was born in McKeesport on September 25, 1943 and is the daughter of the late Savilla Blank Osborne and the wife of Joseph Makar. Minyone graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with her master’s degree in secondary education.

 
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James Stephen Leib

March 16, 2021 |

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

James Stephen Leib, age 79, of Longwood at Oakmont, formerly of White Oak and Seabrook Island, South Carolina, died on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. He was born in McKeesport on August 6, 1941 and is the son of the late Max H. and Rose Freedel Leib.

 
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Joseph Franklin Jordan

March 15, 2021 |

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

Joseph Franklin Jordan, age 51, of West Mifflin died on March 13, 2021. He was born in McKeesport on October 25, 1969 and is the son of Joseph C. Jordan of White Oak and Wilma Lee Emerick Hatridge of West Mifflin.

 
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