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Lois (McElroy) Kovacs

April 20, 2019 |

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

Lois (McElroy) Kovacs, 86, a resident of Westmoreland Manor, formerly of Irwin, passed away peacefully Wednesday April 17, 2019. She was born September 21, 1932 in Jeannette, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Adriana M. (Pas) McElroy and was also preceded in death by her brother David Kleyn. Lois grew up in Shafton and was a graduate of Irwin High School. She faithfully worked at Jeannette District Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1996. She was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin. She had great joy in watching her church grow over the years. Lois was a loving mother and grandmother that raised three sons on her own. She valued family and friends, enjoyed meeting the girls for card club, and had a passion for cars owning many different models throughout her life, her favorite was a 1936 Hudson.
 
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Raymond C. Siegel Sr.

April 20, 2019 |

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

Raymond C. Siegel Sr., 94, a resident of Weatherwood Manor, Greensburg, formerly of Irwin, died Thursday April 18, 2019. He was born September 7, 1924 in Cereal, North Huntingdon Township, a son of the late William George and Helga (Carlson) Siegel. Ray was a veteran of WWII having served in the Army Air Corps and participated in the Normandy Invasion on D-Day plus 1. He was a graduate of Norwin High School, Class of 1942 and received his master’s degree in education from California University of Pennsylvania. He was a school teacher and basketball coach at Penn Trafford School District before becoming a longtime insurance agent for Nationwide Insurance. He was a member of First United Church of Christ, Irwin, a Paul Harris Fellow and former member of Norwin Rotary Club and a member of the American Legion Post 359 and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 781, both of Irwin.
 
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Lois Drexler

April 16, 2019 |

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

Lois Drexler (89) of North Huntingdon passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 14 at Canterbury Place hospice in Lawrenceville. Lois was born in Pittsburgh on June 27, 1929 to John and Naomi (Miller) Bressler.

Lois grew up on Mt. Washington, always living close to her maternal grandmother, Lillian (Dallmeyer) Miller on Albert Street. She loved spending time with her Aunt Anna and playing stoop ball. After her dear brother “Bill” was killed in action during WWII, Lois and her parents moved to Brookline. She attended South Hills High School and after graduation worked as a secretary at a bank in downtown Pittsburgh until her 1952 marriage to Thomas Drexler of Erie. After a brief time in Erie, Lois and Tom moved back to Brookline where they raised their three children until moving to North Huntingdon in 1975.

 
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Sophie Wojton

April 16, 2019 |

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

Sophie Wojton, age 98, of Tampa, Florida, passed peacefully on Sunday April 14 . She was born in East McKeesport, to the late John and Anna Ekiert. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Matthew S Wojton. She was the ultimate housewife, raising their six children and at the same time, supporting Matthew in his many community endeavors. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, Sister, aunt, Bubba and friend. She and Matthew spent their married life in Wilmerding, and in 2010 she moved to Zephyrhills, Florida where she divided her time amongst her three daughters. She is survived by her children Carol (Richard) Dziki of Zephyrhills, Florida, Blair Wojton of Glassport, Phyllis (Bill) Beaver of Tampa Florida, Fran (Mike) Hoover of Tampa, Florida, Sta Wojton of Wilmerding, Matt Wojton of Latrobe; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
 
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Robert J. Sage Jr.

April 15, 2019 |

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

Robert J. Sage Jr., 76, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday April 13, 2019. He was born October 24, 1942 in South Connellsville, a son of the late Robert J. Sr. and Alice L. (Lowrey) Sage and was also preceded in death by a son Steven R. Sage and siblings Viola Gray and Paul E. Sage. Robert was a retired certified welder with the Boilermakers Local Union #154, Pittsburgh. He enjoyed feeding the birds in his backyard, loved animals, and enjoyed working on various projects around his home. After retirement, he worked three days a week at Kevin Hunter Automotive. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years Judith A. (Magdic) Sage of North Huntingdon; his children Amanda M. Sage of North Huntingdon and fiancé Greg Fincham of Canonsburg, Robert J. Sage III of North Huntingdon, Mark A. (Brenda) Sage of North Carolina and Bonnie J. (Sam) Sage Campbell of Uniontown; five grandchildren; and a sister Nora (Jeff) Domico of Uniontown.
 
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Carl J. Anderson

April 12, 2019 |

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

Carl J. Anderson, 79, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. He was born November 6, 1939 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Carl Paul and Eva Pearl (Balsley) Anderson. Carl was an auto body repairman and a former employee of Budget Rent-A-Car. He was a Past Master and former Secretary for Shidle Lodge, No. 601, Free & Accepted Masons, Irwin. He is survived by his wife of over 57 years, Barbara J. (Stewart) Anderson; his children, Carl J. Anderson Jr. and his wife Beth of Tucson, AZ and Rhonda L. Brncic and her husband Chas of Murrysville; his grandchildren, Ian Carl Anderson, Carly B. Anderson, Haley Brncic, Andrew Brncic, Bradley Brncic, and Trevor Brncic; brothers, Paul Anderson and his wife Ellen of Butler and Arthur Anderson and his wife Joann of Allison Park; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Patricia M. (Brady) Jacobs

April 12, 2019 |

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

Patricia M. (Brady) Jacobs, 84, of Irwin, died Wednesday April 10, 2019. She was born October 13, 1934 in Wilmerding, a daughter of the late Walter and Grace Mae (Donaldson) Brady and was also preceded in death by her husband Donald F. Jacobs and a brother Dennis Brady. She was a former monitor for Norwin School District and was a foster parent to over forty children. She is survived by her children Debra Jacobs of NC, Colleen Fonzo and husband John of Irwin, Linda Pence and husband Howard of Irwin, Donald Jacobs Jr. and husband Richard Ellis of HI, Patricia Graham and husband Ralph of Lowber, Mary Ann Bell and husband Darryl of Jeannette, and Matthew Jacobs of North Huntingdon; 18 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; a sister Colleen Dvorcak of VA; also many nieces and nephews.
 
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Rev. Alan W. Thompson

April 03, 2019 |

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

Rev. Alan W. Thompson, age 65, of East McKeesport, formerly of Butler, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019. He was born November 18, 1953 in West Palm Beach, Florida, son of the late Donald and Joan Thompson. He answered the Lord's call on his life into ministry with the Christian & Missionary Alliance, serving for the last 6 ½ years as pastor at the Broadway Alliance Church in East McKeesport. He was a humble man with a true servant's heart, as evidenced by the love and respect he was shown not only from his congregation, but the community at large. He also enjoyed volunteering as a chaplain at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He is survived by his loving wife of over 34 years Teri M. Thompson; children Christine Thompson of Butler, Nicole (Jason) Rath of Butler, Patrick (Leah) King of Pittsburgh and Megan Patton of Butler; 8 grandchildren; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
 
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Dolores J. “Dee” “Tootsie” Shipley Morgan

April 02, 2019 |

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

Dolores J. “Dee” “Tootsie” Shipley Morgan, 82, of East McKeesport, passed away Saturday March 30, 2019. She was born October 3, 1936 in Mt. Washington, a daughter of the late Christof and Grace (Deal) Shipley and was also preceded in death by her husband Robert R. “Dick” Morgan Sr.; a son David Edward Morgan; a son in law Donald Berger; and brothers Paul, Ralph, and Robert Shipley. She was a former employee of East Allegheny School District and a member of Linway United Presbyterian Church, North Versailles, where she served as a Deacon and Elder and was a member of the Tuesday Ladies. She was a past president of Ma’s Pantry, a former Forbes Hospice volunteer, and a former Girl Scout leader. She enjoyed ceramics and at one time operated Morgan’s Ceramics East in East McKeesport. She loved bowling and bingo and was a member of the University Bowling League for many years. She had attended the south Side School of Nursing before marrying her husband and raising her family. She is survived by her children Cindy (Martin) Busija, Rick (Shari) Morgan, Sally Rettger (Jeff), Kathy Berger, and Patty (Sean) Marks; her grandchildren Jennifer (Jason) Posey, Samantha Morgan, Martin (Laura) Busija, Robert Morgan III, Rachel Rettger (Michael) , Jessica Berger, Chad Rettger, Ian Marks, and Nathan Marks; her great grandchildren Kyle and Natalie Grace DePugh; a sister Mary Lou (Martin) Fichtenmayer; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Ricky D. Duncan

March 29, 2019 |

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

Ricky D. Duncan, age 57, of Greensburg, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019. He was born May 13, 1961 in McKeesport, the son of the late Conrad and Wilma Duncan. He was a member of the St. John's United Church of Christ in Larimer and was a past member of the Larimer Volunteer Fire Department. He worked as a bartender at Fishes in Larimer before dealing with health conditions. He is survived by his son Ricky Corob; sisters Sally Weixel of Irwin and Dorothy Chomanics of North Huntingdon.
 
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Ronald L. Love Jr.

March 27, 2019 |

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

Ronald L. Love Jr., 49, of Greensburg, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019. He was born Easter Sunday April 6, 1969 in Pittsburgh. Ronald was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and was a former employee of Carboline, Greensburg. He was a fisherman, enjoyed camping, and visiting Myrtle Beach. Ronald is survived by his parents Patricia (Terry) Painter of North Huntingdon and Ronald L. (Vivian) Love Sr. of East McKeesport; his girlfriend Charlotte Poliquin of Greensburg and her daughter Crystal Poliquin; former wife Kathy Love; his children Rachael (Alex Baughman) Love of North Versailles and Ryan Love of Murrysville; grandchildren Mieko Pepper and Xander Baughman; sisters Michelle (Chip) Breskovic and Cari (Kenny) Hopper; nieces and nephews Robert, Haley, and Austin Hopper; also aunts, uncles, and cousins.
 
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Duane P. Landstrom

March 15, 2019 |

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

Duane P. Landstrom, age 87, of Dunwoody, Georgia, formerly of East McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He was born August 4, 1931 in East McKeesport, the son of the late Gunnard and Bertha Landstrom. He was a former member of the Christy Park Methodist Church in McKeesport. He retired after a long career as a clerk in accounting for US Steel at the Irvin Works in West Mifflin. He had a passion for baseball and loved to coach young players in the little league of McKeesport, CCAC and many other groups. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters Edith Considine, Mildred Lorge, Ruth Bendel. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years Alberta (Kwolkoski) Landstrom; son Robert (Gena) Landstrom of Decatur, Georgia; grandchildren Juergie and Broedy Landstrom and Tyler Trosclair; and nieces and nephews.
 
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John Dutka

March 12, 2019 |

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

John Dutka, 83, of North Huntingdon, PA, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, at home. He was born May 31, 1935, in Braddock, PA, a son of the late Alexander and Catherine (Senkow) Dutka. John was retired from U.S. Steel, Homestead Works, with 31 years of service. He was an active member of Calvary Church, North Huntingdon, and was one of the church’s founding members. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Wislocky) Dutka; his children Gary Dutka and his wife Suzanne of TX, Stephen Dutka of Claridge, Sharon Kaufman and her husband Paul of North Huntingdon, and Wendy Englund and her husband Bob of VA; his grandchildren Chad Hughes, Kelly Dowdrick, Harley, Sierra, Brett and Tanner Hughes, Aaron and Adam Dutka, and Nolan, Marina and Brendon Englund; his sister Rose Marie Estrella of FL; also a brother-in-law Bill Priatko; sisters-in-law Dorothy Dutka and Virginia McGechie; and nieces and nephews. 
 
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Edwin Anzur

March 10, 2019 |

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

Edwin Anzur, age 89, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Rilton, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Jerry and Mary (Grill) Anzur. Prior to his retirement he was a carpenter for Shuster’s Building Components and RWS Development. Ed was a life-long member of the Shaner Sportsmen’s Club. Ed enjoyed hunting, gardening and frequently sharing the harvest with friends and family.
 
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Dorothy M. (Otto) Maringo

March 10, 2019 |

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

Dorothy M. (Otto) Maringo, 93, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by family. She was born April 29, 1925 in Somerset a daughter of the late Marvin R. and Ellen L. (Rayman) Otto. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport. Prior to her retirement she was as a real estate agent for over 10 years for Howard Hannah and Century 21 and was a self-employed interior decorator. Dorothy was a member of the Golden Key Club, AARP, and White Oak American Legion Post 701 auxillary for over 30 years where she held office as historian and vice president. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and after retirement spending winters in Venice, FL.
 
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