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Dennis P. Marini

January 13, 2022 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Dennis P. Marini, 84, of Glassport died Jan. 13, 2022.  He is survived by his beloved wife, Sherry (Dean) Marini; brother Adrian Marini; sister Claudia Brady; daughter, step sons, grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  Dennis was a retired tool and die maker for PDQ Tooling and was a lifetime member and paramedic for Citizens Hose Co. No. 1 in Glassport.  He loved life, which included doing stain glass projects; his pond in the backyard, sitting in his pavilion listening to the wind chimes and his grandchildren. Dennis was a CPR instructor for the American Heart Association.  Among the many things he enjoyed was going to the Amish country in Ohio. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from Noon to 3; at which time a funeral service will be held.

 


Melanie V. Tison

January 02, 2022 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Melanie V. Tison, 67, of Port Vue, died Jan. 1, 2022.  She is the daughter of the late Robert and Dolores (Andzelik) Tarczy and beloved wife of Daniel Tison.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by brothers Rick (Melissa) Tarczy and Robert Tarczy, Jr.; sister Debra (Jim) Rudolph; nieces Rachael Tarczy and Kelly Tarczy and nephew Ryan Tarczy.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Wed. from 4 to 7.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 


George A. Caliguri Jr.

December 24, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 

George A. Caliguri Jr., 71, of Glassport died Wednesday December 22, 2021. He is the son of the late George and Lula (Farren) Caliguri. He is survived by loving partner Carol Butler; son George Caliguri III; granddaughter; Ashley Balaschak; great-grandson Vinnie Bongiorno; sister Bonnie Caliguri; and loving dog Sasha. He was preceded in death by brothers Frank Caliguri and William Bowland. George was the president of the Senior's Association in Elizabeth Township and a member of Westside United Methodist Church in Mckeesport. Friends received Wednesday 4-7:30 Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport at which time a funeral service will be held. 

 


Duane D. Semian

December 16, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Duane "Lu" D. Semian, 69, of Glassport, died Dec. 16, 2021.  He is the son of the late Andrew "Twiggy" and Mary (Synkowski) Semian.  He is survived by his beloved wife Sharon (Thomas) Semian; son Mitchell T. Semian; daughter Cara L. Semian; grandchildren Ethan M. Semian and Tyler R. Hernandez; brother Gregory (Nancy) Semian; sister Marsha Fairbanks; also nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brothers Andrew Semian, Jr. and Mark Semian.   Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from 4 to 7.  A funeral blessing will be held Mon. 10:00 am at the funeral home.  Entombment following New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Huntington's Disease Society of America, Western PA Chapter, P.O. Box 1196, 1140 Thorn Run Rd., Coraopolis Pa 15108.

 


Dorothy Gail Waite

December 15, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Dorothy Gail Waite, 76 of White Oak, died Dec. 14, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late George "Bus" and Dorothy (Cunningham) Fogarty.  Gail is survived by her daughters Nicole (Tim) Hanna and Heather Smith; grandchildren Eric (Rebekah) Hanna, Savannah Smith and Gage Smith; great granddaughter Alana Townes; sister Donna (the late Tom) Fahey and nephew Michael Fahey. Gail worked as an administrative assistant at the McKeesport Regional History and Heritage center; was a member of St. Mary Mother of God Parish; Ladies of Charity and Christian Mothers.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Thurs. from 2 to 8.  A funeral mass will be held Fri. 10:00 am at Corpus Christi Church.  Interment following McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center.

 


Mickeline "Mickey" Urbanski

December 07, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Mickeline "Mickey" M. Urbanski, 78, of Elizabeth, died Dec. 3, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Paul and Giovanna "Jenny" (Fusco) Massaro and beloved wife of the late Eugene "Gene" Urbanski and William Muse.  She is survived by her brother Joseph (Mary) Massaro; sister Philomena (the late Michael) Popovich; nieces, nephews, cousins and also many great nieces and great nephews.  She was preceded in death by her sisters Antoinette Massaro and Mary (the late John) Fedore; nephew Richard Popovich and niece Paula Fedore.  Mickey was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and worked for South Allegheny School District for 23 years and then Elizabeth Forward School District for 13 years doing payroll.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Thurs. from 2 to 8.  A funeral mass will be  held Fri. at 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Church with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki officiating.  Entombment following New St. Joseph Cemetery. 

 


Nicki L. Harbert

December 06, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Nicki L. Harbert, 63, of Glassport died Dec. 5, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Louis and Nancy (Davis) Harbert and beloved wife of the late Joseph Maizer.  Nicki is survived by her son Joseph (Kasey) Maizer; grandchildren Vada and Rose Maizer; siblings Roni Plappert, Michelle (John) Haughey, Janet (Karl) Beisler, Joseph Harbert and Lisa (John) Poster; also nieces and nephews.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Fri. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 and on Saturday from 10 to 11 am.  Interment will take place Sat. at 11:30 am at Round Hill Cemetery.

 


Eugene "Mutcy" Skerkoski

November 30, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 

Eugene S. Skerkoski, 80, of Glassport died peacefully surrounded by his family on Nov. 30, 2021.  He is the son of the late Frank and Vera (Hadam) Skerkoski.  He is survived by his beloved wife Celine (Gniefkoski) Skerkoski; daughters Becky (Michael) Fallert and Lori (Douglas) Kanell; son Eugene (Stacey) Skerkoski; grandchildren Samantha (Joshua) Kutscher, Veronica Fallert, Cynthia Fallert, Chloe Skerkoski, Matthew Kanell, Colton Skerkoski, Caden Skerkoski and Michael Fallert and sister Loretta (the late Nick) Dabruzzo.  He was preceded in death by his brother Frank Skerkoski.  He was fondly known by many as "Mutcy".  He was a retired police chief for the Borough of Glassport; a lifetime member of Citizens Hose Co. #1; a member of the PNA; member of Town Council for many years and a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish.  He also served in the US Army.  Mutcy was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed his family and always put them first.  A funeral mass will be held Sat. at 9:30 am at Queen of the Rosary Church.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Irene (Topolnak) Kincaid

November 29, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Irene (Topolnak) Kincaid, 49, of Mckeesport died November 27, 2021. She is the daughter of Patricia and the late Michael Topolnak. She is survived by her children Scott (Chelsea) Cartia of Mckeesport, and Justin (Angela) Kellerman of South Hills; grandchildren Nevea Cartia and Lional Cartia; sisters Tina (Topolnak) Sharpe and Tracey (Topolnak) McCall; niece and multiple nephews; and 3 great nieces. Friends will be received at the Wojciechowksi Funeral Home, Glassport Friday from 2-4 and 6-7:30, at which time a funeral blessing will be held with Fr. Miroslaus Wojcicki. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the family for funeral costs.

 


Albert "Red" Petrosky

November 24, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Albert C. "Red" Petrosky, 92 of Glassport, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 23, 2021 surrounded by his family.  He is the son of the late Anthony and Frances (Walkowski) Petrosky.  He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Eileen (Dillhoff) Petrosky; daughters Janet A. Petrosky and Eileen "Tina" (Joseph) Bruno; loving granddaughters Lauren (Connor) Devoe and Christine Bruno; longtime family friend Cynthia Baum; and many nieces and nephews.  A lifelong resident of Glassport and an employee of National Tube Company of McKeesport and US Steel Union.  Albert enlisted in the US Army in 1951; performing duties as a military police officer stationed in France during the  Korean War.  Honorably discharged with the rank of Corporal.  Returning to Glassport, Albert married Eileen and together raised 2 successful daughters.  Red could usually be found in Glassport, frequenting the stores, Glassport diner and the Donut Shop, while socializing with friends.  He loved outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting and long walks in the woods with his dogs.  He loved all animals, especially liked to feed the outside wild animals as well as inside animals in his home.  He loved watching professional sports, especially baseball and football.  After retiring from US Steel at age 55, with over 30 years, "Red" spent his retirement years taking care of family and friends, especially his granddaughters, often attending their sporting events while making sure everyone was well fed.  He was a former member of St. Cecelia Parish of Glassport presently St. Joachim and Anne Parish; where he loved to take the family to the fish fries and other church activities; a member of the PNA and the American Legion.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from 6 to 8.  A funeral mass will be held Mon. 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Church.  Interment following Calvary Cemetery, Port Vue, with military honors.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in Albert's name.

 


Janice M. Moranelli

November 18, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Janet M. Moranelli, 71, of Glassport, died Nov. 17, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late James Rocco and Angelina Hansford and beloved wife of Nicholas "Mutt" Moranelli, II.  She is survived by her children Gina (Steve) Petras, Michael (Jennifer) Bell and Nicholas Moranelli, III; brother James Rocco; sister Florence Nehila; also 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Loretta Stetz Zunko

November 15, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Loretta Stetz Zunko, 86 years old of Glassport, died on November 15th, 2021, at Promedica Nursing Center of Bethel Park, PA.

She was the daughter of the late Pearl Pater Stetz and Boleslaw Stetz, stepdaughter of the late Maryann Stetz, and wife of the late Frank Zunko. She was a member of the Queen of the Rosary Parish (formerly the Holy Cross) and cherished her Polish heritage. Loretta retired as a school secretary of the former St. Michael’s School in Elizabeth. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and watching the Steelers, but her ultimate joy in her life was being “Baba” to her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter Linda Paese, son in law Mark, her son Daniel Zunko (late Rita), Grandchildren Kristen, Lauren, James and Julie, and great grandchildren Joycelyn and Jackson. Loretta is also survived by one very special niece, Pat Chiaverini, many other nieces and nephews, and dear friends Barbara and Mary Lou. She was pre-deceased by sisters Clara Hinton and Helen Mazurek, and brothers, Leonard, Henry, Edmund, Bernard, and Robert. Immediate family only will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home in Glassport on Saturday November 20th. There will be a mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am Nov 20th at Saints Joachim and Anne Parish at the Queen of the Rosary Church 530 Michigan Ave, Glassport, PA. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Port View. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, North Linden St, Duquesne, PA, 15110 in her honor. (Pittsburghfoodbank.org)

 


Josephine Panek

November 12, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

  Josephine Panek, 101, of Glassport, died Nov. 11, 2021 peacefully at home, surrounded by her family.  She is the daughter of the late Val and Salamina Karnash and wife of the late John Panek.  She is survived by her sons John Panek and William Panek; daughter Loretta (Bob) Lee; grandchildren Robert (Sherrie) Lee, Lisa (John) Dolinar, Greg (Maria) Lee , John (Kelly) Lee, Kristie Panek and Vanessa Panek; great grandchildren Robert (Caty) Lee, Marcy (Tim) Smith, Jenna (Tyler) Berger, Morgan Dolinar, Nicholas Lee and Amanda Lee; great great grandchildren Brynn and Ethan; also and nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by brothers Val, Joe and Stanley Karnash and sisters Blanche Pasinski and Helen Michalowicz.  Josephine was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish. She loved polka music, making pierogies and visiting the casinos. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7.  A funeral mass will be held Mon. 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Church with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki.  Interment following St. Mary's Polish Cemetery.

 


Audrey A. Yonek

November 11, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Audrey A. Yonek, 62, of Belle Vernon, died Nov. 10, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Elmer T. Yonek and Doris (Tamock) Harmon.  She is survived by her daughter Theresa Brown; grandsons Cole and Seth Brown; siblings Ronald (Debbie) Yonek, Thomas Yonek, Christine Harmon, Eddie (Leslie) Yonek, Shelly Yonek and Ricki Yonek and step mother Joan Yonek; also many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her brother Elmer Michael Yonek.  Audrey was a wonderful and loving mother, sister and friend.  She would do anything for you.  She had a beautiful personality , loved talking hunting with her brothers and loved cooking with the ladies.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Tues. from 6 to 7, at which time a funeral service will be held.

 


Barbara J. Santucci

November 09, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 

Barbara J. (Whigham) Santucci, 65 of Glassport, loving wife, aunt, mum, grandma, and great grandma, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, after a brief illness.  She is the daughter of the late Richard and Louanna (Cramer) Whigham.  Before her retirement, she had been a special education teacher and favorite morning waitress at the Glassport Diner.  She was a member of Sampson Mills Presbyterian Church in White Oak and a member of the Lady Auxillary Legion Post No. 433, Glassport.  Barb truly loved and enjoyed her family and pets.  She owned cats and dogs over the years, and her most recent pride and joy was her boxer, Rocky.  She loved family vacations and was the first to ask about family holiday meals.  She appreciated each family member's unique personality.  The role of an aunt, grandma and great grandma was very important to her.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bob "Tuch" Santucci.  She is survived by her sisters Pat (the late Lawrence) Trich and Bonnie (Sam) Gouker; step children Shanan Anderson, Dana Santucci and Kristy Thompson; step grandchildren Lenny, Maylin and Darren Vargo and Karlee, CJ and Shelby Thompson; step great grandhild Bentlee; nieces Jennifer (Vince), Teresa (Andy), Amber and Alexis; nephew Michael (Ashley); great nieces and nephews Amanda, Elianna, Isabella, Mikey and Kailey and many cousins who will all miss her dearly.  Friends will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Thurs. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  Additional visitation will be held Friday morning from 9-10am at the funeral home, followed by a funeral service will be held Fri. at 11:00 am at the Sampson Mills Presbyterian Church, 1665 Lincoln Way, White Oak Pa 15131. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to either Hillman Cancer Center or Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs.

 

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