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Kenneth Paul "Kenny" Gouker

June 06, 2023 |

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

Today our hearts are broken forever as we have lost the best husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Kenneth Paul "Kenny" Gouker, 73, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2023 in Pittsburgh with his family by his side. He was born September 10, 1949 in Jefferson Hills and was the son of the late Francis T. Gouker, Sr. and Helma V. (Smitley) "Ganger" Gouker.  He was the husband of 55 years to Marie (Isvanik) Gouker. Kenny and Marie were inseparable and he saw his family every day. Kenny worked at National Tube from 1968 to 1987 and then for Hercules and later Eastman Chemical until his retirement in 2013.  He loved his motorcycle, drinking beer and was a lifetime member of The VFW Post 803 in Wilson. He enjoyed feeding wildlife every day. Kenny loved his entire family and his friends and the world is a sadder place since he left. He will be greatly missed.  

 
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Sarah Louise Beatty

June 05, 2023 |

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

Sarah Louise Beatty, 83, of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania was born March 8, 1940, in Whiteville, North Carolina. She was the beloved daughter of the late William and Lizzie Brice Demery.   

Sarah attended Artesia High School in Hall Borough, North Carolina. She moved to Duquesne, Pennsylvania with her siblings after her mother passed away. She was employed at several jobs and has various positions. Columbus Clean Right Cleaners as a (Presser), J F Kennedy School (Lunch Aide), United States Steel Mill (Bricklayer), Glenshaw Nursing Home, (Nurse's Aide) and the last job she held for many years as a Childcare Worker.

She loved her family and enjoyed riding to Sam’s Club and Costco, traveling to the casino was something she and her sisters enjoyed doing together. She loved to cook when she could. She did not have a special preference for what she ate. But she did not care for String Beans, Mushrooms, or Velveeta cheese.

She enjoyed being outside and disliked being alone. She loved visiting with her family. Sarah would go to her daughters, granddaughters, and cousins, homes when she could and enjoyed sitting on their porches. Also, she loved taking care of her grandkids, or anyone's kids that asked. Everyone that knew our mom called her "Gram."  

She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church for many years in Duquesne PA. She was faithful in mailing in her tithes, and when she got sick and was unable to attend church.

 
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Stephen C. Pilipovich

June 05, 2023 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Stephen C. Pilipovich, 72, of Greensburg, died Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at home. He was born July 23, 1950 in McKeesport, a son of the late Victor Sr. and Helen (Ballas) Pilipovich and was also preceded in death by a brother Keith Pilipovich.

Steve was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 1968, and of Youngstown State University class of 1973. He was the Principal Engineer and Owner of Tri-County Engineering, LLC since 1979 and was a Professional Engineer and a Professional Licensed Surveyor. He was a member of Westmoreland County Board of Viewers, the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

He loved his family and was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a beloved friend and neighbor to many, always with a gentle word. He was an avid gardener and was often tending to his many plants, sharing gardening stories, and passing along extras from his harvest. He enjoyed travelling to Europe and all over the U.S. visiting many national parks. He enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, identifying trees and wildlife, and backyard campfires.

He and Peggy opened their home to family, friends, and neighbors over the years. He was a man of integrity and his quiet strength was a gift to all who knew him. He will be truly missed by many.

 
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Stephanie (Neshoff) Hooper

June 05, 2023 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Stephanie (Neshoff) Hooper, of White Oak, peacefully passed on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at the age of 82.  Stephanie was born on November 11, 1940 to Stella (Drago) and Eli Neshoff Sr. She is survived by her brother, Eli (Donna) Neshoff Jr., numerous nieces and nephews, and all who loved her.

Family and friends are welcome on Sunday from 4pm to 8pm in the Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, Pa 15148, 412-824-4332. A Service will be held in the funeral home on Monday at 11am, with Very Rev. Stevo Rocknage officiating. Stephanie will be laid to rest in Grandview Cemetery, North Versailles. Please visit us at www.alfierifuneralhome.com for online condolences. Memory Eternal, Stephanie.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Stephanie (Neshoff) Hooper, please visit our floral store.

 


Alan McCracken

June 05, 2023 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Alan McCracken, 69, died Wednesday May 31 2023. Son of the late Edgar McCracken and Helen (George) Fitzsimmons. Beloved husband of Lorraine (Kirkpatrick) McCracken. Loving and special dad of Tara McCracken. Brother of Bill McCracken and the late Shirley Jaffre and late Melvin McCracken. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Alan was a wonderful husband and father. He enjoyed bowling, antique cars, Harley motorcycles and NASCAR. He will be missed by many.

Arrangements were inc are of Alfieri Funeral Home Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding. Please visit us at www.alfierifuneralhome.com to share memories and condolences for Alan.

 
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Geraldine (Gerry) L. Charmo

June 05, 2023 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Geraldine (Gerry) L. Charmo, 92, of W. Homestead, PA passed away peacefully on May 24, 2023 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Mary Charmo of Duquesne and her sister Margaret and brother Bob. Gerry enjoyed life and participated in many women's organizations such as the Red Hat Ladies, Duquesne Women's Club and served as an officer of the Christian Mothers of Holy Trinity Church. Gerry is survived by her nephews and nieces: Ron and Carol, Bob and Susan, Margie and Dave, Cyndy and Anita, Tim and Debra and Joyce as well as great nephews and nieces.

Since Gerry was an animal lover, memorial donations can be sent in her name to your local animal rescue. Service and interment will be determined at a later date. Professional services entrusted to Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home & Crematory, 930 Center Ave., Blawnox, PA 15238.

 


Elvira F. Maglicco

June 05, 2023 |

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

Elvira F. Maglicco, 97, of N. Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2023. She was born October 3, 1925 in Dunbar, a daughter of the late John and Jennie (Picchoni) Crocetti. Prior to her retirement, Elvira was a sales clerk for Cox's children’s department. She was a member of Mary Mother of God, Christy Park and enjoyed cooking, baking and housekeeping. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony; son, John Wayne; brothers, Angelo and Emideo; sisters, Theresa Jaworski and Virginia Gasbarro. She is survived by her son, Anthony and his wife, Patricia; daughter, Joanna Graham and her husband, Mark; brother, John (Karen), Anthony (Mary Ann); sisters, Eleanor Hoyng; Geraldine (Patrick) Corrado, Loretta Perri, Eugenia (Bob) Horwatt; daughter-in-law, Kathy Maglicco; grandchildren, Anthony (Robin) Maglicco III, Amber (Jay) Richards, Dawn (Dennis) Deitch, Keith Maglicco, Michael (Allie) Maglicco and Karrie (Don) Thomas; 4 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. on Friday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, N. Huntingdon, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, N. Huntingdon. Entombment to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, N. Versailles. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Todd F. Gebis

June 04, 2023 |

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

Todd F. Gebis, age 55, of McKeesport, died May 27, 2023, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born August 26, 1967, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Leonard and Kathleen (Reinhart) Gebis.

 
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James C. Puckey, Sr.

June 04, 2023 |

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

James C. Puckey, Sr., age 86, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at home. He retired from the boiler shop at U.S. Steel Clairton Works after 42 years of service and was a U.S. Army veteran during the cold war. He attended Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. and enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Born September 16, 1936, in Elizabeth Twp., he was a son of the late John B. Puckey, Sr. and Lillian F. (Russell) Puckey and husband of the late Blanche F. (Aldridge) Puckey. He is survived by son, James C. (Bonnie) Puckey, Jr. of Finleyville; daughter, Joyce (Jim) Reed of Belle Vernon; grandchildren, Matthew (Rebekah) Puckey, Noah (Hannah) Reed, Gabriel Reed, Samantha (Ryan) Hohn, Megan (Austin) Hoffman, James Reed, Kristina (Casey) Walton, Megan (Jason) Sonson and Amanda (fiancé Bryant McCallum) Poland; great-grandchildren, Makayla, Alexander, Nicholas, Dylan, Madison, Austin, Wyatt, Savannah, Meadow, Forest, Landon, Adalynn Mae and one on the way; sisters, Ruth A. Thomas of Lincoln Borough and Nancy (Robert) Sanutelli of Elizabeth Twp.; brother, William (Barbara) Puckey of West Newton; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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San Juana "Juanita" Chuba

June 04, 2023 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

 

San Juana "Juanita" Chuba, 76 of West Mifflin passed away on Saturday June 3, 2023.  She was born in Tampico, Mexico in 1947 and came to America at the age of 5.  She is the daughter of the late Andrea (Larraga) and Selicio Gutierrez and separated wife/friend of Michael J. Chuba.  She was the loving and devoted mother "Mama Juanita" to four children, her daughters, Deanna (Frank) DiPaolo, Alena (Tom) Grace; her sons Michael (Keely) Chuba and Tony (Amy) Chuba.  To her grandchildren, she was "Granny Neenee"; to Marla and Elisabeth DiPaolo, Gordon Grace, Juliana and Nathan Chuba, Tony Jr., Benjamin, Abigail and Hailey Chuba and great grandmother to August DiPaolo.  She was preceded in death by her brother Raul "Ralph" Gutierrez.  She is survived by her sisters Bertha Villa and Concha Gutierrez and many friends, nieces, nephews and neighbors who will miss her dearly.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from California University of Pa after raising her children.  Early in her career she worked as a social worker and later in life as a waitress.  Juanita's main job was loving and caring for her kids and doting over her grandchildren every chance she had.  She was an avid Steeler fan sporting the gear almost daily.  She enjoyed watching cooking shows, old movies and donating her famous enchiladas to local events in the community, family and friends. 

 
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Harry Pearsol

June 04, 2023 |

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

Harry Pearsol, age 77, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at home. He was a retired truck driver for West Elizabeth Lumber and a member of the Elrama Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed hunting and conversing with family and friends. Born January 9, 1947, in Sunnyside, he was a son of the late William and Clara Belle (Richardson) Pearsol and husband of the late Sylvia “Peachie” (Williams) Pearsol. He is survived by daughters, Renae (Steve) Hallam of West Elizabeth and Crystal Pearsol of West Elizabeth; grandchildren, Sierra, Quenton and Emma; great-granddaughter, Saige; siblings, Connie Armstrong of West Elizabeth and Dutch Pearsol of Richeyville; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Pearsol.

 
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Clifford R. McAffe

June 03, 2023 |

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

Clifford R. McAffe, age 63, of West Mifflin, went to be with God on May 31, 2023, after a long brave battle with prostate cancer. Born November 29, 1959, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Donald J. and Grace J (Lancia) McAfee and the husband of Linda M. (Frum) McAfee.

 
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Ralph “Bud” Helman

June 03, 2023 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Ralph James “Bud” Helman, Jr. 75 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, June 2nd 2023, at Jefferson Hospital. He was born in McKeesport on February 19th 1948 to the late Ralph J Helman Sr. and Irene Lomis Helman. Ralph was the loving husband of 53 years to Gloria J. Helman. He is survived by his wife Gloria Helman of Clairton, his son Christopher (Lorie) Helman of Dravosburg, daughter Christina Ray of Port St. Lucie of Florida, brothers Gary (Georgann) Helman of Baldwin, Dennis Helman of Clairton, sisters Diane (Rick) Lapinski of Rostraver, Debbie (Tom) Caley of Jefferson, Barb (Mark) Yantek of Collegeville, Cathy (Ed) Demchak of Clairton, grandchildren Abriana, Connor, Zachary, Kylee, Austin, and many nieces and nephews and his dog Loki. Ralph was a member of the Clairton Presbyterian Church and the Elizabeth Boat Club as well as the Greene Cove Yacht Club. He enjoyed spending days out on the boat and making memories with his grandchildren. He worked as a Lithographer for Hoechstetter Printing. Family and friends will be received on Saturday June 10th 2023 from 2 P.M. - 4 P.M. at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A memorial service will follow at 4 P.M. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Sharon Michalski

June 02, 2023 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Sharon M. Michalski, 65, of McKeesport died June 1, 2023.  She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Dolores (Cendroski) Michalski.  She is survived by her daughter Nicole Horne, and sisters Donna Michalski; Linda (Kevin 
Shields) Michalski and Darlene Michalski.  Sharon was an LPN for over 20 years for Kane Regional Center in McKeesport.  Friends will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Wed. from 1 to 2 at which time a funeral blessing will be held.

 


Lena Rose Renckly

June 02, 2023 |

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

Lena Rose Renckly, 96, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2023. She was born in Revloc, PA, on March 6, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Venturino and Monica (Loretta) Candelore. She was the wife to the late Thomas Camille Renckly before his passing in 1981. Lena worked many jobs; from a Manager at Zayre's years ago, to waitressing and collecting the 'green fees' at Butlers Golf Course, to retiring from Jefferson Hospital as a waitress in the gift shop snack bar. She lived a quiet life. She cherished visits with her siblings over the years, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and eventually loved to be with her great-grandchildren too.

 
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