September 27, 2016 |
September 22, 2016 |
Lynch, Leonard J., age 80, of Port Vue, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, after an automobile accident this past Saturday. He was born in Wall, PA on Jan. 14, 1936 and was the son of the late Charles and Viola Tyburski Lynch.
September 21, 2016 |
Pearl M. Kunkleman, age 90 of Dravosburg, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016.
September 16, 2016 |
Joy Clemont Johnson, 88, of Dravosburg, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. She was born Nov. 29, 1927, in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Harry and Etta Hoagland Johnson. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in McKeesport, and she retired as the executive director of the former YWCA on Ninth Street in McKeesport for many, many years where she and her mother founded the YWCA Garden Club which is now known as the Joyful Bloomers. She was also a member of the McKeesport Kiwanis Club where she was the very first woman inducted and then was elected the first woman president, a member of the Confederation of McKeesport Women’s Club, the Home Gardeners Guild, a member of Elizabeth Chapter No. 418 of the Eastern Star and was a volunteer for the McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center. She is survived by her caregiver, Margaret Ann Cant, of Versailles Borough, cousins, and many, many dear friends. Friends will be received from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel and officiated by the Rev. Debbie Kociban. Burial will follow in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.
September 14, 2016 |
Frances Waller, age 89 of Pittsburgh, formerly of West Mifflin, died Monday, September 12, 2016. She was born in West Mifflin on November 9, 1926 and is the daughter of the late Harry and Lillie (Wray) Grimes and the wife of the late Harrold E. Waller, Sr.
September 13, 2016 |
Karen M. Murray, 69, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. She was born Oct. 25, 1946, in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary "Polly" (Bussler) Gerstner. Karen worked as an operator for Bell Telephone, and later retired from Verizon customer service.
September 09, 2016 |
Stephen Shufran, age 93 of N. Versailles, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. He was born in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1923, the son of the late Frank and Catherine (Maruschak) Shufran; husband of the late Wilda G. Shufran. He was a WWII Navy veteran, a design engineer for US Steel until he retired, then was a school bus driver for Laidlaw for 20 years.
September 08, 2016 |
Elizabeth M. Bishover, age 90 of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. She was born in Morgantown, W.Virginia on May 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Doy and Versie (Saffle) Herron and wife of the late John Bishover. Elizabeth retired from Kane Regional Center, McKeesport where she worked as a nurse’s aide. She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church in McKeesport. She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Robert Doria) Dettore of Smock, PA; grandson, R. Scott (Beverly) Dettore of Belle Vernon; great grandchildren, Kayla, Brooke and Zach. She was predeceased by her siblings Ray Herron, Hazel Messenger and Gene Rose.
Friends will be received on Sunday, September 11th from 2-4 and 6-8 at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177. Services will be held Monday at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. William B. Heaton officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.
September 05, 2016 |
William T. Pomaibo, age 89, of West Mifflin died September 5, 2016. He was born in Port Vue on March 15, 1927 and is the son of the late Michael and Mary Kyne Pomaibo and husband of the late Margaret (Miskanic) Pomaibo. William retired from Westinghouse Electric where he worked as a layout man. He served in the Army during WWII and was a guard at the Nuremberg trials. He was also a member of the West Mifflin Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by daughter, Cheri (Rich) Antoncic of Port Vue; son, Brian (Kim) Pomaibo of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Rob (Annette) Snyder of Duquesne, Karrie Munz of Duquesne, Haley Pomaibo of West Mifflin, Erin Negrette of N. Huntingdon and Jamie Versetti of West Mifflin also 6 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by son, William T. Pomaibo, Jr., siblings, Maryann Doughtery, Dolores Smitko, Susan DeFelice, Shirley Karlovsky and Michael Pomaibo.
The family would like to thank the Anlauf family and staff of The Palms and Gina and Janet of Caring Hospice. Friends will be received at the Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Co. Funeral Home, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA (412-678-6191) on Tuesday, September 6th from 4pm- 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed. 10 am in Saint Hedwig Church with Father Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com
September 04, 2016 |
Anthony A. Brooks, age 87 of N. Huntingdon, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born on Aug. 16, 1929, the son of the late Walter and Julia (Kuttles) Brooks and husband of the late Virginia D’Antonio. Anthony retired from National Tube US Steel where he was a foreman. He was a member of White Oak American Legion, the McKeesport Gun Club, Renzie Seniors, and attended Life Span in Versailles often. He also loved to golf and bowl. He is survived by sons Kirk (Mary) Brooks of Ruffsdale, PA, Eric Brooks of Seattle, WA; sister Pearl (Edward) Stanko of N. Versailles; also 4 grandchildren. Friends will be received on Friday, September 9th from 11-2 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177 where a blessing service will be held at 2 pm. Burial will follow. Family requests no floral tributes. Remembrances may be made to the White Oak American Legion, Capitol St. or St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Ledger St., N. Huntingdon, PA. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.
September 04, 2016 |
Robert L. Gogo, Jr., age 40, of Duquesne, died September 3, 2016. He was born in McKeesport on March 30, 1976 and is the son of Robert L. and Cheryl A. Pearce Gogo of North Versailles. He was a full time police officer for the City of Duquesne since 2005, and a part time police officer in East McKeesport. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #91, the PNA Lodge #352 in McKeesport, and the Glassport Club 22. He loved boating and riding his motorcycle. He was a firefighter and EMT with the former Sunset Central Department in North Versailles.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son; Robert Lee Gogo, III, and his son’s mother, Jamie Dinkfelt with whom he resided, sisters; Jennifer (Rick) Martino of White Oak, Erin (Tony) Carr of North Huntingdon, nieces and nephews; Nicholas, Madison, Anthony, Caroline, and Julian.
Friends and family will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Tuesday September 6th from 6-8 pm and Wednesday September 7th from 2-8 pm (Fraternal Order of Police prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday September 8th at 9:30 am in Christ the Light of the World Church with Father Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com
September 04, 2016 |
Suzanne M. Balog, age 63 of McKeesport, died Saturday, September 3, 2016.
September 02, 2016 |
Kenneth R. Logsdon, 61, of Coulter, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. He was born June 30, 1955, in McKeesport, the son of the late Kenneth D. and Alice V. (Kollar) Logsdon. Ken was self-employed in the carpet cleaning business for 20 years and was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church in North Versailles.
August 29, 2016 |
Frances M. Skotnicki, age 98 of White Oak, died Sunday, August 28, 2016 at her daughter, Terri’s home.
August 26, 2016 |
Ella Mae Durkin, age 88 of West Mifflin, died Friday, August 26, 2016. She was born in Homestead on May 20, 1928 and is the daughter of the late David and Ella Doerr McCanuel, and the wife of the late Matthew G. Durkin. She was employed as Department Manager at Sears in West Mifflin until she retired; her favorite past time was reading her books.