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Carol A. (Ehrlich) Humphries

August 21, 2019 |

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

Carol A. (Ehrlich) Humphries, age 61, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019. She was born February 18, 1958 in Lawrenceville, a daughter of the late George and May Ehrlich. She worked in accounts receivable for Matthews International, Inc. in Pittsburgh, was an avid camper at Roaring Run Camp ground in Donegal, loved gardening and spending holiday’s and Steeler Sunday’s with family. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother George Ehrlich; and sister Susan Houck. She is survived by her husband of 44 years Randall E. Humphries; children Sherrie Durr and Randall E. (Dana) Humphries Jr.; grandchildren Brendan Hill, Lexie Hill and Matthew Durr; brother Thomas (Della) Ehrlich; and her beloved dog Thumper.
 
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Mark J. Lazzaro

August 18, 2019 |

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

Mark J. Lazzaro, 76, of North Huntingdon, went to be with his Lord and Savior August 17, 2019. He was born September 21, 1942 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Joseph J. and Josephine M. (Mazzei) Lazzaro. Mark was a bus driver for most of his working life and drove over 3,600,000 miles as a safe bus driver. He worked for Lincoln Coach, Pennsylvania Coach, 88 Transit, and Community Life. He also worked at Sam’s Club. At age 59 he rode his bike with friends 45 miles from Ohiopyle to Sutersville.
 
Mark excelled at everything he did. He was a member of Norwin Christian & Missionary Alliance Church where he served as an elder, a devoted Sunday school teacher and was in charge of the church van. Mark battled cancer courageously and valiantly with a trust and faith in Jesus as his savior beyond all measure. Mark was a Marine Corps disabled veteran and a member of the Marine Corps League.
 
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Kenneth R. Rhodes Sr.

August 17, 2019 |

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

Kenneth R. Rhodes Sr., 56, of Irwin, died Saturday August 10, 2019. He was born December 9, 1962 in McKeesport, a son of the late David and Frieda (Miteneger) Rhodes and was also preceded in death by brothers Thomas and James Rhodes. Ken was a retired cook. He is survived by his children Tanya Edwards, Kenneth R. Rhodes Jr., and Brittany Rhodes; nine grandchildren; and the mother of his children Barbara Baxley.
 
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Col. Paul R. Flebotte

August 16, 2019 |

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

 
Colonel Paul R. Flebotte, Army, Retired, age 79, of North Huntingdon, PA, passed away August 13, 2019. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of French Canadian immigrants. He spent 30 years of service in the Army.
 
Paul began his military career by volunteering for the draft and enlisting in the infantry. During this period he served one year in Vietnam. After two years he enrolled in Officers Candidate School and received his commission upon graduation. Paul served a second tour in Vietnam. Military intelligence was his specialty. He served most notably as Army Attaché in Saudi Arabia and Morocco and Defense Attaché in Tunisia.
 
He is survived by Kathy, his wife of over 49 years, and by his son Shawn and wife Crystal; grandchildren Brendan, Olivia, Delaney and Landon; sister Esther Donahue; niece Renee Spring and husband Fred; nephew Mark Donahue and wife Kerry.
 
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Robert J. Fulmer

August 12, 2019 |

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

Robert J. Fulmer, 60, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday August 11, 2019 at home. He was born April 26, 1959 in Greensburg, the son of Caroline E. (Harrold) Fulmer Swanson and the late Robert Fulmer. Bob was a graduate of Norwin High School, Class of 1977, and a retired concrete finisher. He was a member of Shafton Volunteer Fire Department and served as a trustee. In addition to his mother he is survived by his sister Laurie J. Nock, his nieces and nephews Nicole Paulovich and Jacob, Karlie, and Damon Nock and his great grandniece Peyton Paulovich.
 
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Genevieve “Jenny” D. (Frew) Frye

August 05, 2019 |

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

Genevieve “Jenny” D. (Frew) Frye, age 86, of North Huntingdon passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was born June 19, 1933 in Blairsville, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frew. She was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin. She was the proud owner of Frye’s Garden Center in North Huntingdon for over 20 years before closing. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Earl Kenneth Frye Sr.; sisters Ruth, Grace and June; and brother Carl. She is survived by her children John R. Frew of Export, Margaret Svitko of 84 and Earl (Melissa) Frye Jr. of State College; grandchildren Ashley (Rich), Bella and Tony; and great grandchildren Summer, Willow and Meadow.
 
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Beverly A. Bluman

August 05, 2019 |

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

Beverly A. Bluman, 74, of Turtle Creek, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. She was born September 27, 1944 in Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late William and Thelma (Smith) Bluman. She was a 1962 graduate of Turtle Creek High School, and prior to retirement worked at Westinghouse from 1962-1976, Kelly Services from 1978-1982, and GTE from 1982-1986. Beverly was a dear friend to many. In addition to her parents Beverly is preceded in death by her loving brother William Bluman and her nephew David Bluman. She is survived by her sister in law Patricia Bluman; she was a loving and treasured aunt to Pam (George) Rain of Manor, Thomas Bluman of California, and Daniel Bluman of Manor; six great nieces and nephews and four great great nieces and nephews.
 
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Stephen “Steve” M. Brunecz III

August 05, 2019 |

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

Stephen “Steve” M. Brunecz III, age 60, of North Huntingdon passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. He was born October 31, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, a son of the Stephen (Kay) Brunecz and the late Joanne Brunecz. He worked his whole career in construction, and had spent the last ten years as a Sr. Project Manager with Rycon Construction in Pittsburgh. He was an avid golfer and loved listening to Neil Diamond songs and working with model trains. In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his brother Russell Brunecz. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife of 32 years Jody E. Brunecz; son Hunter Brunecz; brother Phillip Brunecz of Easton, Maryland; and sister Dawn (Rob) Cichon of Mandarin, Connecticut.
 
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Adella E. (Lucas) Mazzocchetti

July 30, 2019 |

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

Adella E. (Lucas) Mazzocchetti, age 77, of Ardara passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019. She was born February 12, 1942 in McKeesport, the daughter of the late George and Florence Lucas. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Mazzocchetti; and brother James Lucas. She is survived by her sister-in-law Dorothy Lucas of Turtle Creek; niece Dania Riley; nephew James Lucas; and close friends Richard Rodgers and Patricia “Patti” Wentroble.
 
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James R. Faison

July 27, 2019 |

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

James R. Faison, age 82, of North Versailles passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019. He was born March 22, 1937 in Jeannette, the son of the late Lynwood and Laura Faison. He attended St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport and was a member of the Elks in Norwin. He worked for over 31 years as a MI Writer working with manufacturing blueprints for Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh. After retiring, he worked in the tri-state area setting up Hallmark Card displays in stores. He is survived by his wife of over 58 years Georgeanne W. (Wallace) Faison; children Michelle (Paul) Wassel of Scottdale and James R. (Bernadette) Faison Jr. of Murrysville; grandchildren Mallory Schank of McKeesport and Ross Schank of White Oak; and sister Margaret Roy.
 
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Richard “Dick” J. Lewis

July 23, 2019 |

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

Richard “Dick” J. Lewis, 78, of Irwin, passed away peacefully at home Monday, July 22, 2019. He was born February 18, 1941 in Braddock, a son of the late Thomas J. Lewis Jr. and Virginia L. (Wescott) Lewis. He was a 1959 graduate of Jeannette High School, and a long time member of First Presbyterian Church, Greensburg . Prior to his retirement, Dick was a plant manager of Latrobe Foundry, Whitney and served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was an avid Steeler fan, loved hunting and fishing with his dad, cousins, and nephews. Dick was an animal lover and will be missed by his “grand –dogs” Zuzu , Lucy, Stella, and Stanley. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his beloved nephew Kevin Thomas Pushic. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Arlene (Gallaway) Lewis, his children Pam (Alex) Cotter of Irwin and Kelly (Glenn) Stants of Smithton; grandchildren Tara, Brandon, Cameron, Kayleigh, Kaine, and Gavin; his siblings Ronald (Jan) Lewis of N.C. and Linda Lewis Frye of Greensburg; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
 
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Steve G. Gasparovic

July 23, 2019 |

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

Steve G. Gasparovic, 95, of Ardara, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019. He was born Feb. 1, 1924, in McKeesport, a son of the late Mark and Mary (Blazik) Gasparovic. Steve was a longtime member of Ardara United Presbyterian Church, a proud World War II Air Force veteran, and prior to retirement, he worked as a crane operator at Josh Steel Co., Braddock. He was member of American Legion Post 359, Irwin, and VFW Post 5008, Braddock. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
 
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Brian Lawrence Hetrick

July 18, 2019 |

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

Brian Lawrence Hetrick, 21, of North Huntingdon died at home on July 16, 2019. He was born February 28, 1998 in Greensburg, the loving son of Warren Hetrick and Marina Venturelli. In 2002, Brian became the older brother to his surviving sibling, Alex Hetrick. Brian was a 2016 graduate of Norwin High School. He was about to begin his Senior year at University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, where he was a Dean’s List student after transferring from WCCC in 2018. He also worked at Kohl’s, North Huntingdon for the past few years.
 
Brian was a good kid. He didn’t do drugs, never got into trouble, and hardly drank. He went to pre-school at Calvary Preschool Center, attended first grade at West Hempfield Elementary before transferring to Sunset Valley Elementary, and continued his high school career at Norwin School District. He received First Communion and Confirmation at St. Agnes Church.
 
He played soccer for many years at the Norwin Soccer Club, playing for coach Seth’s Travel Team, and later for the 9th Grade High School Team. He went on to play for WCCC his freshman year in college. He also participated in martial arts, T-ball, baseball, basketball and track growing up. Brian spoke Italian, and he loved travelling to Italy to visit his Nonni, and especially adored being with his two young cousins there, who took to him so much. He also enjoyed beach vacations growing up, and being with his good friends Marc, Cayden, Cam, Kevin, and many other special friends from all parts of his life.
 
 
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Clark M. Kerr

July 16, 2019 |

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

Clark M. Kerr, age 90, of Irwin, died July 14, 2019. He was born in Turtle Creek and the son of the late Mary and Edwin O. Kerr. He graduated from Turtle Creek High School then served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After serving in the military, he earned a bachelor degree from Slippery Rock University and a master’s degree from Indiana University. He taught at South Fork, Gateway, and 25 years as a guidance counselor in the Hempfield Area School District. He was preceded in death by son-in-law Ben Lubinsky, brothers Blaine Craig, Carl Kerr, and sister Elva Zenk. Surviving are his wife Mildred Patterson Kerr, two children: Dr. Clark M. Kerr, Jr (Judy), Lori Lubinsky, five grandchildren: Nathan (Dory)Kerr, Travis Kerr, Whitney (Ryan) Driscoll, Lauren (Dan) Blaszkowski, and Taylor (Lane) Waltenbaugh, and two great-grandchildren: Maxwell Kerr and Peyton Blaszkowski.
 
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Sean M. Brown

July 10, 2019 |

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

Sean M. Brown, age 36, of Washington D.C., peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 7, 2019. Sean was born on July 5, 1983, in East McKeesport, PA to William and Mary Lynn (Rosenbayger) Brown. He was a 2001 graduate of East Allegheny Junior/Senior High School. After high school, Sean pursued his love of theater at the University of Pittsburgh where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts. While his passion for theater, film, and music was present for his entire life, Sean’s focus after college changed to being more politically minded and finding ways to make this a better world. After a brief time as a paralegal, Sean attended the University of the District of Columbia where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Juris Doctorate. Thereafter, Sean was selected for the Legal Honors Program at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development where he worked as a Trial Attorney until his death, assuring decent and affordable housing, enabling all Americans to achieve homeownership, providing resources for communities to build strong neighborhoods, preventing homelessness, and enforcing fair housing laws.
 
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