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James R. "Jim" Matthias

October 15, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

James R. "Jim" Matthias, 83, of Duquesne died Friday, October 12, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian. Born in McKeesport, November 29, 1934, he was the son of the Late George and Mary (Uhrine) Matthias. Mr. Matthias was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, The Parish Men's Club, Knights of Columbus Council 4210, and the IBEW Local 29. He was a retired employee of the Duquesne Light Company and a humble servant of the Church, serving as a Eucharistic Minister for many years, and a U.S. Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the Late Ann Ragan Matthias. He is survived by four sons, Robert (Diane), James (Sandy), Michael (Tracey) and William Matthias; a brother, George Matthias and a sister, Geraldine Vennebush; Seven Grandchildren, and many Nieces and Nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in Death by a brother William.

 
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Arleen M. (Vereb) Bottesch

October 11, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Arleen M. (Vereb) Bottesch, 73, of Duquesne, died peacefully at home, on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Born in Duquesne, May 30, 1945, she was the daughter of the John Peter and Mary (Pastor) Vereb. Mrs. Bottesch was a retired employee of the admissions department of UPMC Shadyside. She is survived by her loving children; James (Leslie) Bottesch, Robyn (Pamela DeGuffroy) Bottesch, and Jamie (Charles Stemler) Bottesch; six grandchildren, Kasi (Stefan), Allison, Ethan, Morgan, Riley, and Naia; and a sister, Barbara Vereb.

 
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Elizabeth Ferkanin

October 07, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Elizabeth Ferkanin, 90, of Jeanette, died peacefully, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Golden Heights Personal Care, Irwin. Born in Pittsburgh on July 9, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Yuhas) Ferkanin. She was a retired secretary for Westinghouse Electric Corperation. She is survived by a nephew, Wayne (Linda) Petrosko.

 
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Thomas Miklosko

October 06, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Thomas Miklosko, 89, of McKeesport, died peacefully, Sunday, September 30, 2018, in UPMC McKeesport. Born April 1, 1929, in Duquesne, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna (Hallis) Miklosko. Mr. Miklosko was in the trucking business most of his life. He is the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Orlando) Miklosko and the loving father of David, Brian, John and Adam Miklosko, all of California. He is also survived by two sisters, Delphine (late Carl) Shulte and Bernadette (Donald) Leonatti; a grandson, and several nieces and nephews.

 
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Zachary James Feschuk

September 29, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Zachary James Feschuk, 38, of West Mifflin died suddenly Wednesday,  September 26, 2018 at home.  Born on March 28, 1980, he was the loving son of Norman and Shirley (Pristas) Feschuk.  Mr. Feschuk was a contractor with EF Services, while attending CCAC, pursuing his degree in psychology.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Gia and Angel Feschuk, a brother Elliot (Kelly) Feschuk, a neice Kendra Feschuk, maternal grandmother Elizabeth Pristas, and his Godmother Gloria Erney.  He was preceeded in death by grandparents Elmer Pristas, and John and Mary Feschuk. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins who will dearly miss him.

 
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William Vojnovich

August 24, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

William Vojnovich, 85, of Moon Twp. passed away peacefully in Good Samaritan Hospice House in Wexford on Thursday, August 23, 2018. He was born January 8, 1933 in Duquesne to the late Eli and Mary Stipanovich Vojnovich.  Mr. Vojnovich graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and worked as project manager/civil engineer in the ship building and metals industry before retiring. He is survived by two children, Eli Vojnovich of Aliquippa and Marisa (Stephen) Gardner of Franklin Park, two grandsons, Jacob and Matthew Gardner.  He is also survived by a sister, Helen Vojnovich Medic of Irwin, Donald (Milena) Vojnovich of N. Huntingdon, Mark and Eli Vojnovich of Duquesne, and sister-in-law, Dolores Vojnovich of North Huntingdon as well as many nieces and nephews.

 
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Stephen J. Demko

August 09, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Stephen J. Demko, 48, of Clairton died suddenly on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born in Pittsburgh, October 13, 1969, he was the son of Stephen and Norma Jean (Belcher) Demko. He was a self-employed contractor. Husband of Paula Demko, he is also survived by two sons, Stephen John Demko and Harley J. Demko; and a brother, Bruce Samino. All services were private. Arrangements were in charge of William S. Skovranko Memorial Home.

 


Vincent C. Witkowski

August 09, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Vincent C. Witkowski, 56, of West Mifflin died suddenly on Friday, August 3, 2018. Born in Braddock, April 20, 1962, he was the son of Florence (Czaplinski) and the late Henry R. Witkowski. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Raymond and Anthony Witkowski, and two sisters, Mary Ann Seibel and Bernadette Grimes. Vince was an employee of the maintenance department of Kennywood Amusement Park in West Mifflin. All services were private. Arrangements were in charge of William S. Skovranko Memorial Home.

 


Klement E. Segina

August 09, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Klement E. Segina, 80, of West Mifflin died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Duquesne, November 30, 1937, he was the son of the late Joseph S. and Irene A. (Polivka) Segina. Mr. Segina was a retired employee of the former U. S. Steel Corp., Duquesne Works, and the McKees Rocks Forging Company. He proudly served his country in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. Beloved husband of the late Gloria (Stout) Segina, he is survived by three sons, Gregory (Lisa) Segina, Michael (Kathy) Segina, and Jason (Heather) Segina, a brother, Joseph (Nancy) Segina; eight grandchildren, Katie Bisuti, Felicia Saket, Dillon Boggs, Emily Saxon, Connor Segina, Tyler Axon, Gunner Segina, and Ares Segina; and one great grandson, Braden Bisuti.

Per Mr. Segina's wishes, there will be no visitation and all services are private. Arrangements are in charge of William S. Skovranko Memorial Home.

 


Helen E. (Urban) Obranovich

August 07, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Helen E. (Urban) Obranovich, 93, of West Mifflin died peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2018 in Kane Regional, McKeesport. Born on February 28, 1925, in Duquesne. She was the daughter of the Late Joseph and Helen (Rohal) Urban. Mrs. Obranovich was a faithful member of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, and former employee of Westinghouse and the former U.S. Steel National Tube Works. She also was a member of the Parish Club of SS. Peter & Paul, it's Rosary Society, a former Choir member, and former member of The Duquesne Annex Senior Citizens.

 
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Joann L. Tarcy

July 07, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Joann L. Tarcy, 71, of Sherman Oaks, California, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, June 26, 2018 at home. Born in McKeesport, May 29, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Ann (Radvansky) Tarcy. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and a retired legal secretary. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Patricia Tarcy of Irwin.

 
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Robert W. Guzewicz

June 30, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Robert W. Guzewicz, 76, of Duquesne, died peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2018, in Southwestern Medical Center. Born in McKeesport, July 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Edward  and Olga (Gonchar) Guzewicz. Mr. Guzewicz was a member of Christ, Light of the World Church, Duquesne, The Knights of Columbus Council # 4210, The AARP Bowling League Chapter 3172, and an avid bowler. He was a retired Craneman of the former US Steel Corp. Duquesne Works and proudly served his country in the US Army. Beloved husband of Donna (Lamanna) Guzewicz; he is also survived by his loving daughter, Diane and her husband, Danny Sims of Cincinnati, OH; and a brother, George and his wife, Jenny Guzewicz of Palm City, FL.

 
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Rita C. Hyzy Fatula

June 14, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Born on August 11, 1918, our dear mother, Rita C. Hyzy Fatula, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in her 100th year. She is the beloved mother of Sr. Mary Ann Fatula, O.P., Bill (Mary Jean) Fatula, Mike (Late Barbara) Fatula, Rita (Don) Moldovan, and Dave (Faustyna) Fatula. She is also survived by seven treasured grandchildren, nine beloved great-grandchildren, and loving nieces and nephews. Mom was the Lord's precious gift to us. Her deep Catholic faith, her sweet and gracious temperament, her kind, peaceful disposition, and her gentle loving ways made her the very heart and soul of our family and a joy to all who knew her.

 
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Barbara A. (Bickus) Hart

June 08, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Barbara A. (Bickus) Hart, 77, of West Mifflin, died Thursday June 7, 2018, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Born in Duquesne, November 8, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Barbara (Kostelnik) Bickus. Mrs. Hart was a member of the Homeville Christian Church, the Homeville Fire Hall Women's Auxiliary, and a dedicated employee of Conrad's Catering with 29 years of service. Beloved wife of William "Murph"  Hart, she is also survived by her loving children, Barbara (James) Dorney, Kathleen Koval, and Mark  T. Hart; seven grandchildren, a great- granddaughter, Harper, and a sister, Juanita (Late Charles) Sloss.

 
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Lois Ann Amiano

May 31, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Lois Ann Amiano, 63, born January 13, 1955 passed away unexpectedly on May 29,2018. She was met by her parents Charles & Lois (Scott) Amiano, her brother Charles J. (Chuckie) Amiano, and her beloved pet Kirby. She leaves behind her three daughters Eva West, Courtney (Michael) DeVinney, and Marissa (Joe Thompson) Broadus. She was known affectionately as Ma, MeeMaw, and Gammie by her six grandchildren Michael West, Dylan Thompson, Ava Amiano, Joseph Thompson III, Vivienne DeVinney, and Audrey Thompson. Aside from her girls and grandchildren she leaves behind her three sisters, Linda Eiler, Shirley Amiano, Susan Hudson, and a brother Craig Amiano along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. She was loved immensely by her girls as she was an amazing and caring mother. She loved her grandchildren fiercely and spoiled them rotten. She was always supportive, smiling, joking, and doing her best to lighten the mood. She will forever be missed and treasured. Friends received, Monday, June 4, 2018, from 4-7 with a prayer service to follow in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home,  828 Richford St., Duquesne, PA.

 

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