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Mary Ann Yurkovich

November 13, 2019 |

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

Mary Ann (Dinello) Yurkovich, age 91, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at home. A devout Catholic, she was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. She was an avid bingo player, enjoyed bowling, and was a caregiver to the elderly. 

 
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Terry P. "Chookie" DiMarco

November 13, 2019 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Terry P. "Chookie" DiMarco, 68 of Glassport, died Nov. 13, 2019.  He is the son of the late Dominic and Virginia (Toborkey) DiMarco.  He is survived by his beloved wife Rosanna (D'Angelo) DiMarco; son Keith (Amy) DiMarco of Glassport; daughters Tanis DiMarco (Shawn Kennedy) of Elizabeth Twp. and Elizabeth DiMarco (Cory Chesher) of Dormont; grandchildren Katelyn, Tristan, Matt, Faith, Justice, Lexis, McCade, Krystian and Kassidee; brother Bill "Chookie" (Pat) DiMarco of Glassport; sister Sharon (the late Joseph) Kestler of Elizabeth Twp; loving companions Riku and Mugsey; also many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. 
 
Chookie was retired from Allegheny County and was a member of Glassport Council.  He was the former Mayor of Glassport; a member of the Glassport United Methodist Church; Mason 32nd Degree; Shriner and the first member of the Vina March Senior Center. 
 
He was a member of many softball, bowling, pool and dart leagues and was known as the "Keno King" at the Meadows.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from 4 to 6 at which time a funeral service will be held with Rev. Michael Airgood. 
 


Kevin P. Shea

November 13, 2019 |

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

Kevin P. Shea, 64, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019.  He was born January 23, 1955 in Pennsylvania, son of the late Philip and Roberta L. Shea.  Kevin was a veteran of the US Air Force.  He is survived by his wife, Patricia Montrose Shea; stepdaughter, Heather Schlosser and her husband, Jonathan; sister, Terri Smart; grandsons, Gunnar and Rainer Schlosser.  There will be no public visitations.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  Donations may be made to the family.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


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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Patrick Shewn Richardson

November 12, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Patrick Shewn Richardson, 55, died Nov. 12, 2019. He was born April 30, 1964.

Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Mt. Olive First Baptist Church, 451 Park Ave., Clairton, PA 15025, where a funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

 


Ann Floberg Mason

November 12, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Ann Floberg Mason, 74, of McKeesport, departed this life peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Friday, November 8, 2019, at home.

Ann was born June 26, 1945, in Rockford, Illinois, daughter of the late Arthur Floberg, and Mary Isles.

Beloved wife of Major Mason III, Mrs. Mason studied hard and obtained two Master's degrees and worked as an Executive Director in the field of Social Services.

 
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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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Nadine Cecere

November 12, 2019 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Nadine Cecere, 62, of Braddock Hills, passed away.  Beloved daughter of the late Louis & Rose Cecere.  Loving mother of David and Lee and the Late Christine and Jen.  Sister of James, Anthony, Maryann, Louis, Joseph, Juliann, Dominic, Roseann, Georgeann, and the late Dino.  Several Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Nadine retired from the Allegheny County Health Dept.

 
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Tywaun L. Poindexter

November 12, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Tywaun L. Poindexter, 41, died Nov. 8, 2019. The son of John E. Poindexter and Sheila E. Brown Young, he  was born November 26, 1977.

Tywaun was a resident of McKeesport, PA, and a graduate of McKeesport High School. He also attended The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Hardy Bible School in McKeesport. Ty attended Christ Soul Saving Station in Duquesne, PA, where he was a member. A gifted writer and artist Tywuan performed with the gospel and rap group Soldiers of War.  Listening to music and socializing with family and friends was what Tywaun enjoyed most.

 
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Charles E. Ryan

November 12, 2019 |

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

Charles E. Ryan, age 82, of West Mifflin, formerly of Christy Park, died Thursday, October 31, 2019.  He was born in McKeesport on September 6, 1937 and is the son of the late James and Nancy Morgan Ryan and the husband of the late Patricia A. Schneider Ryan. He was employed at Port Authority for over 30 years until he retired.

 
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Ida Mae Wigand

November 12, 2019 |

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

Ida Mae Wigand,  97, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019. She was born February 6, 1922 in Boston and was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Elsie Jane (Fue) Heath.  She was the wife of the late Francis James Wigand who passed away February 14, 1996. Ida Mae was a member of Praise Assembly of God in North Versailles. 

 
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Richard Charles Miller, Sr.

November 12, 2019 |

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

Richard Charles Miller, Sr., age 85, of Port Vue, died November 11, 2019, at home. Born November 22, 1933, in Frank, PA, he was the son of the late Robert and Eleanor "Alberta" (Brown) Miller and the husband of Donna L. (Bortak) Miller.
Richard was a retired truck driver. He drove for Westinghouse until they closed and then drove for St. Johnsbury Trucking until retirement. Soon after retiring, Richard began working at the New Colony Mobile Home Park and 51 Estates, in the maintenance department for over 12 years. He was a US Navy veteran serving during the Korean War. Richard was a member of St. Mark Parish of Port Vue. He was also a member of the 11th Ward Club, Croation Club Lodge #146, and the Frank Gun Club. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He loved his loyal dogs, Maxwell "Bubba" and Lizzy.

 
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Thomas McGinty

November 11, 2019 |

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

Thomas McGinty, age 81, of Polk, PA, originally of McKeesport, died October 7, 2019. He was born in McKeesport on July 25, 1938 and is the son of the late Francis P. and Loretta Mulligan McGinty.

 
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Janis Lynn Belkowski

November 11, 2019 |

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

Janis Lynn Belkowski,  75, of Port Vue, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019. She was born January 16, 1944 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Nizinski) Belkowski. Janis was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne and the Silver Sneakers. She was previously a member of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Vue.

 
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Thomas M. Gehm

November 11, 2019 |

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

Thomas M. Gehm, age 82 of Confluence, formerly of North Huntingdon died November 10, 2019. He was born June 7, 1937 in McKeesport, Pa., a son of the late William E. and Ester Griffith Gehm. Prior to his retirement, Tom was employed as a veterinary technician and U.S. Steel in Homestead where he was the group leader expeditor. . He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jeanne in 2004, 5 brothers, Robert, Stephen, Ralph, William and Louis Gehm, one sister Ester Pomycalla. He is survived by his wife Zhang Xiaofeng daughters, Ranelle Roth (Wib),  Tommie McLaughlin (Robert), one brother, Michael Salai, one sister, Suzanne Bixler, 3 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, Pa on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. with additional visitation Wednesday from 10:30 -11 a.m. followed by entombment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery .www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.