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Quang Minh Ngo

January 19, 2022 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Quang Minh Ngo, age 71, of Duquesne, passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at home. Born in Vietnam on August 2, 1950, he is the son of Nguyen Thi Lai of Vietnam. He was a tailor and dry cleaner and owned Sam’s Tailor Shop in Duquesne and Ritzland Cleaners in Penn Hills. He was a member of Chua Vien Quang Vietnamese Buddhist Temple, in Homestead. He liked to play the slots in Atlantic City and liked all Pittsburgh sports, especially the Steelers. He is the husband of Lan Thi Ngo of Duquesne; father of Kim Lee Ngo of Duquesne and Dan Minh Ngo of Irwin; and has 3 brothers and 2 sisters in Vietnam. There will be no visitation. A private Memorial Service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.

 


Lila Martha Ferris

January 19, 2022 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Lila M. Zacur Ferris, 97, of N. Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at The Grove of Irwin from Covid-related symptoms.  Born 1924 in her beloved home town of Latrobe, PA, Lila was preceded in death by her parents, Alec and Sarah (Khoury) Zacur, husband, Elias Ferris, daughter, Jennifer Sarah Ferris, and her siblings, John Zacur, George Zacur, Margaret Newmeyer, Mary Olson, Iva Lipinski and Jennie Shirley.  She is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  For many years prior to her marriage and subsequent move to Houtzdale, PA, Lila lived and worked in Latrobe.  During WWII, she worked at American Cyanamid (Cap Works), then at Torris’s Drug Store with her sister, Jennie, plus owned and operated Zacur’s Confectionary on Ridge Avenue.  There will be no visitation and services are private.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, N. Huntingdon, PA  15642.   Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of the Advent, 51 South First Street, Jeannette, PA  15644.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Beth Ann Ludwig

January 19, 2022 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Beth Ann Ludwig, 62, of North Versailles, formerly of North Huntingdon and Elizabeth Township, passed away at home on Friday, January 14, 2022. She was born May 16, 1959 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Henry John and Margaret Ann (Budai) Dubsik. Beth is survived by her sister-in-law, Laurie (Gary) Householder of Greenock, brother-in-law, James Everley of Lafayette, IN., cousin, Thaddeus (Cheryl) Kaczlowski of Elizabeth Township, nieces, Mary Everley of Brownsburg, IN, Michelle (Jarrod) Taylor of Denton, TX, and Kali Yuhas of North Huntingdon, great-nieces, a great-nephew, and her lifelong dear friend, Peggy (Tom) Zebrak of Liberty Borough. She was preceded in death by her companion, Tom Allison.

 
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David C. Brown

January 19, 2022 |

By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

David C. Brown, age 77 of McKeesport, died at AHN Forbes Hospital on January 15, 2022. Born December 18, 1944, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late George and Elizabeth (Moore) Brown and the husband of Kathryn A. (Shea) Brown of 31 years.

Dave currently worked as a driving instructor with Rodgers Driving School. David was a longtime member of the First Church of the Open Bible. He was a Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan. Dave was a Civil War History buff and enjoyed puzzles and chess.

 
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Donald A. Palm

January 19, 2022 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Donald A. Palm, 94, of Forest Hill, MD, formerly of N. Huntingdon, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 in Forest Hill Heights, Forest Hill, MD. He was born October 27, 1927 in McKeesport, son of the late Edwin G. and Mabel (Piper) Palm. Prior to his retirement, Don was a nuclear engineer for Westinghouse and a veteran of the US Army Air Force, having served during the Korean War Era.

Over the past 30 years, Don was a dutiful caregiver to several family members, and especially to his wife, Patricia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Huey Palm, his sister Joan (Palm) Kenders, and brothers Dale, Eugene, and Robert. He is survived by his daughter, Tracie Ulmes and her husband, Kevin; grandchildren, Abby and Patrick; and brother Gary and his wife, Darlene.

 
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Samuel G. Coccia, Sr.

January 19, 2022 |

By Willig Funeral Home | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Samuel G. Coccia, Sr., age 81, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of McKeesport, died January 17, 2022, at UPMC East Hospital. Born September 7, 1940, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Larry, Sr., and Scolastica Rose (Phillips) Coccia and the husband of the late Carol J. (Heveker) Coccia.

Sam was owner-operator of Larry's Hotel, serving the McKeesport community for over 58 years, where he was inducted into the Bartender Hall of Fame. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War. Sam was a former member of the former St. Perpetua Church of McKeesport. He was also a member of the McKeesport Area Tavern Association. Sam sponsored Larry's Hotel Softball Team, which won the 2012 Class E Global Softball League World Champs, along with sponsoring many other local youth sports teams. He was an avid Steelers football fan and enjoyed all sports. Sam and his beloved wife loved to travel and shared 52 trips to Las Vegas together.

 
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Brian K. Downes,

January 19, 2022 |

By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Brian K. Downes, age 48, of Trafford, died January 14, 2022, at home. Born August 25, 1973, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late John G. "Jack" and Cecelia "Dolly" (Onufer) Downes.

Brian was currently working for TAKTL, LLC Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Brian loved the Steelers, Penguins, and playing any sport he could. He also shot a lot of pool! Brian Graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Industrial Hygiene and applied that learning to all the jobs he was in aiming to keep people as safe as possible.

 
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Nancy Jean Ginanni

January 18, 2022 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Nancy Jean Ginanni, 61 of Clairton, formerly of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Jefferson Hospital. She was born in McKeesport on October 3, 1960, to Yolanda (Benedetti) Ginanni of Clairton and the late Emo Ginanni. She is survived by her mother Yolanda as well as her sister Janet (James) Cerqua of Clairton. Further survivors include nieces Melissa Cerqua and Danielle (Matthew) Jellison, great nieces Christina and Michelle, great nephews A.J., Jacob, Ryan, Jackson, and Tyler, as well as her beloved dog Lucky. Nancy was preceded in death by her father Emo. She was a member of the St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church and enjoyed the Pittsburgh Pirates, knitting, baking, and completing crossword puzzles. Family and friends will be received on Friday, January 21, 2022, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025.

 
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David Felix Monyok

January 18, 2022 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

David Felix Monyok, 70, of Irwin, passed away peacefully in his home, Monday, January 17, 2022.  David was born January 28, 1951 at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh to Paul and Josephine (Parlak) Monyok.  David worked at Medical Wellness Associates for 23 years as Inventory Coordinator and enjoyed being part of the team.  David and Kimi were married 37 years.  David was a loving husband and a caring, wonderful father and we will remember him as our "fun loving guy!".  David is survived by his wife, Kimi Roehling-Monyok; two daughters, Madison (Michael) Kowalski and Elizabeth (Joshua) Lofstrom.  He was blessed with three grandchildren, Maison, Elliot and Teagan that were the joy of his life; and his two canine companions, Emma and Darby.  Also surviving are David's brother, Paul (Mariann) Monyok and family of Munhall; and sister, Anita (Chuck) Ruggles and family of Grover Beach, CA.

 
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Lois A. Davis

January 18, 2022 |

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Lois A. Davis, 88, of Elizabeth Township, passed away, Monday, January 17, 2022. She was born February 19, 1933 in Elizabeth Township and was the daughter of the late Henry and Bertha (Summerville) Bashforth. She was the wife of the late Duane Clyde Davis who passed away September 3, 2015. They were married for 62 years. Lois was a Charter member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church, Elizabeth Township and was also a member of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her daughters, Lois (James) Leggett of Forward Township and Diane Mitchem of Bridgeport, WV, daughter-in-law, Carol Davis of Raleigh, NC,  grandchildren, Jill (Richard) Stoner,  Lisa (Ian) Gayman, Rachel (Tony)Nichols, Danielle Smith, and Wesley Mitchem, great-grandchildren, Joey and Maggie Stoner, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son Brian Davis, sister, Virginia Hammett and brother, Russell Bashforth.

 
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Elizabeth "Betty" Hock

January 17, 2022 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Elizabeth “Betty” Hock, age 98, of West Mifflin, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022. Born in Duquesne on November 20 1923, she was the daughter of the late John and Maria (Tkacik) Brecko. She worked at U.S. Steel-Duquesne Works for 9 years. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Trinity Church and was an avid bingo player.  She was the wife of the late Regis P. Hock; mother of Audrey (Ken) Glick of Irwin, Richard J. Hock of Level Green and the late Martin R. Hock; grandmother of Michelle (John) Yarbrough Korb, Jason (Stephanie) Yarbrough, Eric (Valerie Lapina) Yarbrough, Patrick Hock and Matthew Hock; great grandmother of Ella Korb, Anna Rose Yarbrough, and Jaxson Hock; sister of the late Florence “Flo” Husfelt, late John “Jim” Brecko and late Joseph (surviving spouse Kathleen) Brecko of Duquesne; nieces and nephews.

 
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Tok Sun Boissin

January 17, 2022 |

By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Tok Sun Boissin, age 87, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at home. Born November 24, 1934 in Kyungnam-Do, Korea, she was the wife of the late Fernand Alvin Boissin. She is survived by a son, Paul Boissin of Cincinnati, OH; daughter, Teresa Leonard of Pittsburgh; and grandchildren, Derek and Samantha Leonard. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Henry A. Boissin. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth, on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8PM. Private service and interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Bernard Leo Los

January 16, 2022 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Bernard Leo Los, age 76, of North Huntingdon, PA, died on Saturday, January 15, 2022. He was born in Pittsburgh on August 10, 1945, raised in Lawrenceville, and is the son of the late Anthony, Sr. and Viola Helinski Los. He earned his Master's of Business Administration from Duquesne University and was the owner of Los and Associates in North Huntingdon. He was a consummate entrepreneur and loved animals, history, and his country.

 
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Apolonia "Polly" Wyzlanski Skurnick

January 16, 2022 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Apolonia "Polly" Wyzlanski Skurnick, 92, of Duncansville, formerly of N. Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Celebration Villa, Duncansville.  She was born April 18, 1929 in Chalfant Boro, daughter of the late Michael J. and Helen (Sokolowski) Wyzlanski.  Polly was a member of St. Agnes Parish, Christian Mothers, CD of A, Emerald Club and Markvue Manor Women's Club.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew P. Skurnick, and brother, Edward Wyzlanski.  She is survived by her two sons, Andrew P. Jr. and his wife, Janet, David M. and his wife, Kathleen; daughter, Kathleen A. Gregg and her husband, James; grandchildren, Sandra, David Jr., Amanda and Megan;  great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Caleb, Abigail, Noah and Kaydence.  Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, N. Huntingdon, PA  15642.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Agnes Parish, N. Huntingdon, PA.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Carolyn L. Johnson

January 16, 2022 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Carolyn "Nazz" L. Johnson, 71, of N. Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at UPMC East. She was born August 23, 1950 in Braddock, a daughter of the late Aaron and Marian (Harris) Wertz. Carolyn was a preschool teacher for Calvary Preschool Center and a member of Calvary Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and crocheting. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ed and Bill Wertz. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Frank E. Johnson III; son, Frank Johnson IV and his wife, Maria; daughter, Pam Yurcisin and her husband Kary; brother, Kurt (Diane) Wertz; grandchildren, Melanie (Robert) Dermorest, Tori (Dustin) Bartlow, Natalie (Alex) Impink, Tyler Yurcisin, Aaron Johnson; great-grandchildren, Brock, Karsyn, Declan, Axel, Easton and Ayla. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, N. Huntingdon, PA 15642. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Calvary Church, 8653 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment to follow in Westmoreland Memorial Park, Greensburg. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


 

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