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Esther J. (Gonzales) Micklo

December 07, 2019 |

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

(This obituary was updated after publication.)

Esther J. (Gonzales) Micklo, 73, of McKeesport, died Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Kane Community Living Center, McKeesport.  She was born March 1, 1946 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mollie (Weiss) Gonzales.  In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother Joseph Gonzales and sisters Rosalie Hansen and Miriam Diggs.  She is survived by brothers David Gonzales, Howard Gonzales, Albert Gonzales, and Carl Gonzales and sisters Sylvia Hannen, Doris Amatuzzi, Rachel Conrad, and Linda Micklo.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

 
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Adelaide “Della” A. (Martinelli) Simonetta

December 03, 2019 |

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

Adelaide “Della” A. (Martinelli) Simonetta, age 96, of McKeesport, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was born December 22, 1922 in Blythedale, a daughter of the late Joseph and Esther Martinelli. She was a former member of St. Patrick’s Church in McKeesport and worked for over 12 years in the produce department at Shop N Save in McKeesport before retiring.

 
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Kenneth F. West

December 01, 2019 |

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

Kenneth F. West, age 88, of Penn Hills passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019. He was born August 12, 1931 in Duquesne, a son of the late Lewis and Elizabeth West. He attended the Grace Baptist Church in Monroeville. He was an Army veteran that went on to work as a computer operator for U.S. Steel for over 40 years before retiring. Ken coached the little leagues baseball, participated in the neighborhood bowling league, and delivered Meals-on-Wheels food. He had a great sense of humor, was kind-hearted and will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son Wayne West.

 
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Rev. Paul Dennis Poole

November 23, 2019 |

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

Rev. Paul Dennis Poole, 63, Irwin, went to his eternal reward on Friday, November 22. He was born December 5, 1955 in Mount Pleasant, the son of the late William R and Marjorie (Hillen) Poole. He graduated from Southmoreland High School and Central Bible College in Springfield, MO. For over 41 years, Pastor Poole served as an Assemblies of God pastor in churches in Latrobe, New Castle, Beaver, Beaver Falls and Irwin, Pennsylvania as well as in Edgewood, Maryland. In all that he did, he loved people! Throughout his life and ministry he strived to live as an example of Christ. He loved to laugh and spend time with his children and grandchildren.
 
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Leona M. (Scavnicky) Marszalek

November 21, 2019 |

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

Leona M. (Scavnicky) Marszalek, 95, of Wilmerding, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019. She was born January 5, 1924 in Braddock, a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Slavkovsky) Scavnicky. She was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Church, Wilmerding, worked as a salesperson for Woolworth’s, was a cafeteria worker at Westinghouse High School, Wilmerding, and was a docent at the Westinghouse Castle. Leona enjoyed crochet, painting, writing poetry, baking, playing the piano and guitar, walking in Wilmerding Park, and spending time with her family.

 
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Louise A. Rees

November 15, 2019 |

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

Louise A. Rees, age 107, of Allentown, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. She was born October 28, 1912, a daughter of the late Louis and Zella Rees. She was a past member of Trinity Lutheran Church in McKeesport was a teachers aid for over 20 years in the Allentown area before retiring.

She is survived by her nephews George Thompson, David Thompson, John Gorman and Kevin Gorman; nieces Susan O’Neil, Terrie O’Neil and Canise Wright; and many great nieces and nephews.

 
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John C. “The Welder” Cegelski

November 14, 2019 |

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

John C. “The Welder” Cegelski, 65, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday November 12, 2019 at home. He was born May 24, 1954 in Perthamboy, NJ, the son of the late John W. and Margaret (Tice) Cegelski. He worked as a welder for John Brentzel contracting, loved animals, and enjoyed being on his motorcycle. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Genevieve (Wozniak) Cegelski. He is survived by his children Angel Gibson of North Huntingdon and James Gibson and his wife Caroline of North Irwin; his grandson Johnathan Gibson; and sisters Barbara Pagano and Sandra Cegelski.

 
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Gregory John Bobuk

November 12, 2019 |

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

Gregory John Bobuk, 62, of West Mifflin, died Wednesday November 6, 2019. Loving husband of Millie (Dvorsky) Bobuk; father of Jessica Bobuk, Kendra Moritz Rosner, Theodore J. Bobuk, and Nicholas Gregory Bobuk; grandfather of Madilyn, Conner, and Mackenzie; brother of Carol Bobuk and the late Theodore “Teddy” Bobuk Jr.; brother in law of Gloria Bobuk; and uncle of Sara and Amy Bobuk. Greg was an avid hunter and fisherman.
 
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Lorraine “Lori” Kuhns

November 12, 2019 |

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

Lorraine “Lori” Kuhns, 60, of North Versailles, died Thursday November 7, 2019. She was born April 6, 1959 in Braddock, a daughter of the late Francis Lund and Blanche Agnes (Egan) Kuhns. Lori was an employee of Burger King and a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport. She was active with Turtle Creek Valley Community Services for many years. She is survived by her sister Kathleen Palmer and brothers David Kuhns and Richard Kuhns; also nieces and nephews.

 
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Robert “Bob” L. Hite

November 04, 2019 |

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

Robert “Bob” L. Hite, age 88, of North Versailles, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019. He was born March 26, 1931 in East Pittsburgh, a son of the late John and Edna Hite. He was a long time member of Linway Presbyterian Church in North Versailles. He was an Army veteran that served in the Korean War before working in management for over 30 years for U.S. Steel in the National Tube Hot Mill before retiring.

 
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Wanda M. (Kruszka) Buri

November 04, 2019 |

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

Wanda M. (Kruszka) Buri, age 98, of Bridgeville, formerly of North Versailles, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019. She was born February 16, 1921 in Duquesne, a daughter of the late Valentine and Antoninia Kruszka. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 64 years David T. Buri; daughter Wanda McGuigan; and 13 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children Michael J. (Louise) Belak of Valencia, Daniel (Nancy) Buri of North Huntingdon and Lynne (Michael) LeViseur of Bethel Park; grandchildren John Costantino, Michael (Jennifer) Belak, Michael (Stacey) LaViseur and Rachel LeViseur; and great grandchildren Dylan and Trevor Belak.

 
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Kenneth L. Root

November 04, 2019 |

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

Kenneth L. Root, 71, of North Huntingdon, died Friday, November 1, 2019, at home. He was born April 1, 1948 in Pitcairn, a son of the late LaVerne T. Root and also preceded in death by his brother Ruel D. Root. Prior to retirement he was a salesperson for Labuda Farm Services, Hermine. Ken was a motorcycle enthusiast, collector of model trains, and enjoyed listening to country music.

 
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Suzanna (Adam) Miller

November 04, 2019 |

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

Suzanna (Adam) Miller, 86, of Irwin, died Friday November 1, 2019, at Golden Heights, Irwin. She was born June 18, 1933 in East Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Durocik) Adam. She was a retired secretary for Westinghouse and a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the WELCA. She was a wonderful baker and cook. She enjoyed wintering in Florida with her husband for many years and was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and neighbor. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her siblings Rev. John Adam, Anna Adam, and Mary Ann Hredzak. She is survived by her husband of sixty four years Lloyd Paul Miller; her children Daniel P. (Joell) Miller, Paula (Tony) DeLuise, and Diane Ozegovich all of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Danine Miller (Ryan Temoshenka), Faith (Eric) Attanucci, Anna (Corey) Read, Amanda DeLuise, Rachel Ozegovich, Adam Ozegovich, Daniel Brotz, and Abigale Brotz; a brother Michael Adam; sister in law Dorothy Adam; also numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Rosemae (Rothrauff) Lyden

October 21, 2019 |

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

Rosemae (Rothrauff) Lyden, 94, of Monroeville, died Friday October 18, 2019. She was born May 21, 1925 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Thomas and Devora Rothrauff and was also preceded in death by siblings Betty Flickinger, Thomas Rothrauff, and James Rothrauff. She was a retired supervisor for G.C Murphy Co. She is survived by her children William J. Kessler and Sandra Christopher; a sister Patricia Peyninghaus; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Carol I. (Heller) Trappen

October 17, 2019 |

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

 
Carol I. (Heller) Trappen, 79, of Elizabeth Township, died October 15, 2019. She was born December 25, 1939 in Braddock, a daughter of the late Harry E. and Irene C. (Marsula) Heller and was also preceded in death by her husband Gilbert C. “Gil” Trappen and a brother Harry E. “Butch” Heller. She was a retired nurse receiving an associate degree in nursing from McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing and was a member of the board of directors of the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association. She was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, McKeesport.
 
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