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Carl O. Dickson Jr.

May 21, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Carl O. Dickson Jr., 90, of East McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2024. He was born July 25, 1933 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Carl O. and Margaret (Weber) Dickson and was also preceded in death by his sister Janet D. Noel and brother in-law Wilbur “Bo” Swanhart. Carl was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, North Versailles, and was an Army veteran who served in the Korean War. He received a bachelor’s degree in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and taught at Church Hill Area School District prior to his retirement. He was a member of VFW Post 5008, East Pittsburgh, and was a member of White Oak American Legion 701.

 
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Paul R. “Skip” Magill

May 03, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Paul R. “Skip” Magill, 83, of Irwin, died Wednesday May 1, 2024. He was born June 28, 1940 in Greensburg, the son of the late Paul W. and Mary Evelyn (Heffelfinger) Magill and was also preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years Sandra L. (Brandau) Magill. Skip was a graduate of Hargrave Military Academy, Chatham, VA, and worked as a diesel mechanic for 43 years at Lincoln Coach Lines, North Huntingdon, and then worked for A & M Security before retiring. He was a life member of the NRA and a member of the Pennsylvania Gun Collectors Association. He loved flea markets and was a collector.

 
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Michael J. Wieger

May 03, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Michael J. Wieger, 78, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday May 1, 2024. He was born December 1, 1945 in San Francisco, Calif., a son of the late Robert E. and Olive Jean (Bruley) Wieger and was also preceded in death by his son Special Agent Staff Sgt. David A. Wieger, killed in action in Iraq in 2007. Mike was a retired millwright for Latrobe Steel and was a longtime active member of Norwin Christian Church, North Huntingdon. Mike was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict and enjoyed woodworking and fixing anything mechanical. He is survived by his loving wife of over 52 years, Lori R. (Harper) Wieger; his son Michael J. Wieger Jr. and his wife Brenda of Port Vue; his siblings Robert Wieger of Mexico, Geraldine “Geri” Hartsfield of Florida and William Wieger of California; also brothers and sisters in law, nieces and nephews, cousins, and many special friends.

 
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William "Bill" Charmo

April 29, 2024 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

William "Bill" Charmo, age 87, of North Huntingdon. It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn his passing on April 26, 2024. Bill passed peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his loving family.

Born on May 22, 1936, at home in Duquesne, he was the cherished son of Michael and Helen Charmo. A multisport athlete, Bill graduated from Duquesne High School, where he left an impression on the field and in the memories of his classmates.

Bill married his beloved wife, Nancy Martin Charmo, on January 4, 1958, at Holy Name Church in Duquesne. Together, they built a life filled with love, laughter, and enduring memories.

 
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Robert L. Dandar Sr.

April 22, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Robert L. Dandar Sr., 78, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday April 18, 2024 surrounded by his loving family at home. He was born March 26, 1946, in McKeesport, a son of the late Edward and Josephine (Vistal) Dandar, and was also preceded in death by his brother Ronald Dandar and sister Nancy Marghella. Bob was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish. Prior to retirement he worked for 20 years for North Versailles Township Public Works Dept., enjoyed 15 years driving school bus, and also painted for 50 years. He may have even painted your house.

Bob was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and his dogs at Smith Grove Campground, Butler, where he was known as “Bingo Bob” for his love of calling bingo games.

Bob is survived by his wife Carolyn A. (Karnash) Dandar; his children Barbara L. (Mark) Urbano of Ingram, Robert L. (Jessica) Dandar Jr. of North Versailles, Edward V. (Susan) Dandar of Claridge, Keith J. (Lisa) Dandar of Irwin, and Ronald D. (Sarah) Jewell of Penn Township; grandchildren Bennett (Monique), Paige (Chad), Jake (Madison), Julia (Sergio), Shannon (Logan), Ryan, Brad, Josephine, Ronnie, Owen, and Caden; brother Edward (Charlotte) Dandar and sister June (John) Quintiliani; also nieces and nephews.

 
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Lisa M. Horvath

April 10, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Lisa M. Horvath, 65, a resident of Westmoreland Manor, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Saturday March 30, 2024. Lisa was born June 21, 1958 in Braddock, a daughter of the late George C. and Wanda (Kuhn) Horvath. She is survived by her sisters Kaya Denise Jacolev of Washington and Renee Nickolas of Texas; also nieces nephews and cousins. Private interment will be with her parents at Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon. The William Snyder Funeral Home, Irwin, is handling arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lisa Meri Horvath please visit our Sympathy Store.

 


Elaine C. (Mooney) Allen

April 10, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Elaine C. (Mooney) Allen, age 79, of East McKeesport passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2024. She was born February 4, 1945 in Braddock, a daughter of the late William Mooney and Irene (Curtis) Gingery. She enjoyed working in retail sales at Fashion Bug in the East Land Mall before it closed. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 28 years William J. Allen; daughter Michelle Lubly; brother William Mooney and James Mooney; and sister Marlene Mooney. She is survived by her niece Joann (Tim) Gusty that she was very close with and thought of as a daughter; and nieces Sharon (Jeffrey) Wiley, Coleen (Mark) Rosol and Nicole Mooney. Services are private. Interment at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park in North Huntingdon Township. Arrangements handled by the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

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Gary J. Capaccione

March 29, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Gary J. Capaccione, 71, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday March 26, 2024. He was born January 16, 1953 in Braddock, a son of the late Peter A. Capaccione Sr. and Florence M. (Macura) Capaccione and was also preceded in death by his brother Peter A. Capaccione Jr. Gary was a retired mechanic working for the American Motors dealership in Wilkinsburg and then Acutus Gladwin in East Pittsburgh. Gary was a good hearted person and neighbor who was a caregiver for his late mother and also cared for stray animals. He liked cars and hot-rodding. He is survived by his brother Daniel J. Capaccione of North Huntingdon. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Elizabeth Seton Church with Rev. John Moineau, officiating. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

 


William “Bill” P. Bone II

March 29, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

William “Bill” P. Bone II, age 73, of North Huntingdon, passed away March 26, 2024. He was born July 26, 1950 in Bethesda, Maryland, a son of the late William P. and Shirley June Marie (Howard) Bone. He was a 22 year Army veteran that specialized in tank maintenance and served in many locations including Germany and Alaska. After the military he worked in maintenance for 5 years at Kmart. Bill enjoyed owning and racing 4 cylinder stock cars while living in Louisiana. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Lyle Bone and Thomas O’Neal. He is survived by his wife of over 47 years Sharon L. (McCracken) Bone; son William P. Bone III of North Huntingdon; brothers Michael and Edward O’Neal; and sister Georgia Johnson.

 
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Bessie I. (Gongaware) Christenson

March 29, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Bessie I. (Gongaware) Christenson, 100, of Irwin, passed away Monday March 25, 2024. She was born August 18, 1923, in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Jessiah and Myrtle (Billingsley) Gongaware. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Earl A. Christenson; siblings Gertrude Lamison, Violet Loughner, Ella Holder, Elmer Gongaware, and Leonard Gongaware. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Irwin, and prior to retirement she worked as a secretary at O'Brien Eye Care, Irwin. Bessie is survived by her sister Naomi B. Kapelar of Irwin; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Friends and family will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, at the William Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Rev. John Gropp officiating. Interment will be private. Donations in Bessie's name can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 612 Chestnut Street, Irwin, PA 15642. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

 


Leonard “Leo” H. McCurdy

March 29, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Leonard “Leo” H. McCurdy, age 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, March 25, 2024. He was born March 5, 1944 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Cyrus and Christine (Long) McCurdy. He had his own furniture refinishing and repair company for over 25 years and drove school bus for Penn Trafford. Leo was hard working, loved gardening, camping and riding his motorcycle. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Thomas and George McCurdy; and sister Nellie Lehr. He is survived by his wife of over 59 years Linda L. (McDonough) McCurdy; children Jami Knox of North Huntingdon and Jay (Mindy) McCurdy of Monroeville; grandchildren Ryann Knox, Devin McCurdy, Cameron McCurdy; Taylor (Jared) Crossland, Ryan Margolis and Lexi Margolis; and sister-in-law Margaret McCurdy of Turtle Creek. Friends and family will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in North Huntingdon. Private interment will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Irwin. Memorial Contributions can be made the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

 


Lee Ann Shidel

March 29, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Lee Ann Shidel, 63, of Jeannette, died Monday March 25, 2024 at home. She was born June 11, 1960 in Braddock, a daughter of the late Richard J. Sr. and Mary Jo (Powers) Shidel. Lee is survived by her siblings, Karen Mohan and her husband Patrick of North Huntingdon, Mary Jo Bussard McQueen of Jacobs Creek, Richard J. Shidel Jr. and wife Sara of Adamsburg, Jodi Shidel and fiancé Nick Manning of Irwin, and Anthony Shidel and wife Kim and brother Jeffrey Shidel all of White Oak; 17 nieces and nephews; 20 great nieces and nephews; a great great niece and nephew; also aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to a local animal shelter. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

 


Gail (Platt) Altman

March 21, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Gail (Platt) Altman, 82, of Irwin, died Monday March 18, 2024, at home. She was born November 9, 1942 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Ralph Francis and Edwina (DeWalt) Platt and was also preceded in death by a brother Gordon Platt. Gail received a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and was a retired English teacher for the Norwin School District. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and also a member of the Women’s Club, the Book Club, the Welcome Wagon, Sweet Adelines, and The Muses theater group. She authored two books, Tales from Tinker Run and Irwin Abstracts, wrote poetry, and taught music at the Norwin YMCA.

 
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Andrea E. “Teeny” “Tina” (Baacke) Harbadin

March 21, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Andrea E. “Teeny” “Tina” (Baacke) Harbadin, (90), of York, SC, formerly of North Huntingdon, beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed peacefully from this world on March 16, 2024. Born June 27, 1933, a daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth (Papp) Baacke, she is also preceded by her husband of over 46 years Joseph T. Harbadin, her sister Carol “Vergie” Cehlar and brother Wilbur “Billy” Baacke.

After helping her father raise her three siblings, she raised 5 children of her own with her husband and was sole caregiver for many years for Joe who suffered from multiple sclerosis before his passing.

 
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Jo An (Bentley) Axton

March 21, 2024 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Jo An (Bentley) Axton, age 91, of East McKeesport, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 18, 2024. She was born March 2, 1933 in Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late Roy and Marie (Trout) Bentley. She was an active member of the Hillcrest United Presbyterian Church in Monroeville where she made chocolates to sell and bracelets for the needy. She worked as a paralegal in the Patents and Trademark Division of Pittsburgh Plate and Glass in Pittsburgh for over 30 years before retiring. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years Robert James Axton; brother Roy Bently Jr.; and sister Arlene Marie Betthauser. She is survived by her Nephew Ray M. Christian of Jupiter, Florida; and great nieces and nephews in Georgia and Florida. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Interment will be at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park in North Huntingdon Township. Arrangements handled by the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hillcrest United Presbyterian Church, 1622 James Street, Monroeville, PA 15146. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

 

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