Tammy R. (Baur) Nix

June 18, 2019 |

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

Tammy R. (Baur) Nix, age 60, of West Mifflin, died June 10, 2019, at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital. Born August 27, 1958, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late David J. and Judith (Sullinger) Baur and the wife of Alan S. Nix.

 
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Nancy Galiotto

June 18, 2019 |

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

Nancy Galiotto, age 77, of Elizabeth Township, died surrounded by her loving family June 17, 2019, at home. Born August 19, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Grace (Bryce) Speidel and the wife of Eugene Galiotto.

 
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John E. Chlystek

June 17, 2019 |

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

John E. Chlystek, age 90, of McKeesport, died Saturday, June 15, 2019. He was born June 1, 1929 in McKeesport, the son of the late Adam and Cecilia Weron Chlystek, and was the husband of the late Georgetta Craine Chlystek. John served in the United States Army during the Korean War and retired from McKeesport’s former Fort Pitt Steel Casting Company.

He is survived by his daughters; Patty Smith of Myrtle, SC, Cathy (Bob) McCort of Blairsville, and Tammy (Lou) Warman of McKeesport; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor  412-678-6177) on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 10:00 am until the time of service at noon. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow.

To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Glenn H. Wilson

June 17, 2019 |

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

Glenn H. Wilson, 87, of Irwin, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019.  He was born July 2, 1931 in McKeesport, a son of the late Bill and Marie (Schweitzer) Lutes.  Prior to his retirement, Glenn was a self-employed steel hauler and  former owner of the Youngwood Hotel.  He was a member of West Hempfield Presbyterian Church of Irwin and Mason Shidle Lodge, McKeesport.  He enjoyed playing golf and bridge.  He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Amelia (Exton) Wilson; sons, Dale (Dottie Boggs) Wilson, Gregg Wilson; daughters, Diane Palmer and Laurie Prenatt and her husband, Patrick; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m.  in the funeral home chapel.  Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.  The Wilson family would like to acknowledge and send a special thank you to Glenn's caregivers Chrissy and Tina from Excela Hospice and special friend Barb McManigle.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

John Arthur White

June 17, 2019 |

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

John Arthur White, 84, of Duquesne, Pa., died June 12, 2019, in UPMC Montefiore.

He was born June 30, 1934, in Durham, GA.  He is the son of the late Thomas and Sarah LE Coleman-White.  John was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond E. White and daughter, Jolene White-Davis. 

He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.  He retired from the United States Steel Duquesne Works.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rose L. Brookins-White of Duquesne; 3 children, Alicia White of Duquesne, John A. White, Jr. (Kerry) of Philadelphia and James D. White of Duquesne; three step-children, Denise Brookins of Duquesne, Robert Brookins of McKeesport and Ronald Brookins of Duquesne; 8 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Mary Catherine White-Pitts of West Mifflin, an adopted sister Christine Perry and a host of  nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 
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John A. Swacus

June 17, 2019 |

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

John A. Swacus, 98, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019.   He was born April 19, 1921 in North Braddock. Son of the late and dear Mary and Andrew Swacus and father of the late Dr. J. Richard Swacus.  John was a graduate of North Braddock (Scott) Schools and the University of Pittsburgh where he received his B.S. and M.E. degrees, and was a WWII veteran serving in the US Army.  He was a member of the Pitt Basketball team 1940-1943 and a member of the Pitt University Letterman's Club.  John was a recipient of Alumni of Distinction Award in 2005 by the Laurel Chapter Panther Club, University of Pittsburgh.  Prior to his retirement, John was a teacher, coach, principal and assistant superintendent serving 37 years in the Franklin Regional School District.  His 1951 basketball team won the WPIAL Championship.  He was a founding member of St. Agnes Church of North Huntingdon, was active in the Boy Scouts of America and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Oriss Swacus; son, Dr. J. Richard Swacus; and brother, Paul Swacus.  John will be terribly missed by all who knew him.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Alfred Pasek

June 17, 2019 |

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

Alfred Pasek, 84, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 14, 2019. He was born May 17, 1935 in Brzeziny, Poland and was the son of the late Jan and Mary (Pacocha) Pasek. Alfred was President of Pasek Project Management Services and was a retired Mechanical Engineer and Consultant. He had worked for US Steel, Dravo, and Schneider. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and the Jaycees. He received his Mechanical Engineering Degree from Polytechnic of Krakow and served in the US Army Reserves. Alfred enjoyed golf,  especially at the Youghiogheny Country Club where he was a member and Butler's Golf Course where he was a Ranger. He achieved a "Hole in One" at Clipper Shipyard Golf Course on Hilton Head Island, Hole # 4 on February 27, 1997. He was also a USGA Golf Course Rater. Alfred was very proud of his Polish heritage. His favorite way to share his heritage and love of having a good time with friends and family was to share a toast of "Sto Lat ! " which means to enjoy good life, good health, and 100 years of happiness.

 
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Brendan A. McGowan

June 15, 2019 |

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

Brendan A. McGowan, 18, of North Huntingdon, tragically passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019.  He was born July 12, 2000, in Pittsburgh, the son of David and Darlene (Daugherty) McGowan.  Brendan was a 2019 graduate of Greensburg Central Catholic High School where he was an honor student and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.  Brendan planned to attend the University of Pittsburgh this fall.  He was an all-around sportsman and especially enjoyed playing baseball for Greensburg Central Catholic, NCAA, PAL and various travel teams.  He ran cross country and enjoyed music, gardening, deer hunting, fishing, riding bikes, snowboarding and spending time with his friends.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, David E. Daugherty and paternal grandparents, Judge Bernard J. McGowan and Mary Aileen McGowan, a beloved friend, and his pup Bailey.  He is survived by his sister Kaitlynn McGowan, aunts Kathy (David) Fertal, Mary Ann (Tim) Senecal, uncles Brian J. McGowan and Kevin J. (Cassandre) McGowan, numerous cousins and friends and  two canine companions Hannah and Nia.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin.  Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,  donations may be made to the McGowan Family for a future scholarship program.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

William A. Fawcett

June 15, 2019 |

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

William A. Fawcett, age 61 of White Oak, died Friday, June 14, 2019. He was born June 3, 1958 in McKeesport, the son of the late Morrell L. and T. Arlene Roberts Fawcett. Bill worked as an equipment operator for White Oak Borough for 38 years until his retirement. 

 
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Charles E. Warfield, Sr.

June 15, 2019 |

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

Charles E. Warfield, Sr., 87, died June 12, 2019. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. June 17, 2019, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 307 Shaw Ave., Clairton, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. June 18, 2019.

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

 

Colleen G. King Dvorcak

June 15, 2019 |

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

Colleen G. King Dvorcak, 82, formerly of Irwin, died Tuesday June 11, 2019 in Lynchburg VA. She was born April 29, 1937 in Wilmerding, a daughter of the late Walter G. and Grace M. (Donaldson) Brady. Colleen was a retired home health aide and a member of Heritage Baptist Church, Jeannette. She is survived by her children Sherene Carson and her husband William and Jeffrey King and his wife Tina; her grandchildren Adam Carson, Joshua Carson and his wife Kristan, Cori Conley and her husband Jeff, Amanda Smaisal, and Steven King; her great grandchildren Alyssa, Shay, Brianna, Cassidy, and David Carson and Jordyn and Jack Conley; also numerous nieces and nephews.
 
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James N. "Culby" Culbertson

June 15, 2019 |

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

James N. "Culby" Culbertson of North Huntingdon died Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in his home. He was born July 4, 1951 in Pittsburgh, son of the late James N. Sr. and Esther (Calabrese) Culbertson. Culby worked as a bartender at Shafton Fireman's Club and was a retired employee of the State Correctional Institute at Pittsburgh and was a former employee of Westinghouse Electric Corp., East Pittsburgh. He was very proud of his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. Culby was also a baseball coach. He is survived by his companion, Patti Schanck; the mother of his children, Sharon Hurst Culbertson; his children Renee Saello (Dino Saello), Jeff Culbertson and his wife Jessica. Culby is also survived by his grandchildren, Alaynna Sisley and her husband Darien, Hailee and Ethen Culbertson; and his great grandchildren Braelynn and Estella Sisley.
 
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Patricia Ann Connelly

June 14, 2019 |

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

Patricia Ann Connelly, age 77 of North Huntingdon and formerly of White Oak, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Redstone Highlands.  Born February 2, 1942 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late John E. and Ann Marie (Morsey) Connelly.  An active member of St. Angela Merici Roman Catholic Parish, Patricia was a 1959 graduate of McKeesport High School and 1966 graduate of Slippery Rock State College.  She spent 32 of her 35-year career teaching at Francis McClure Junior HS in the McKeesport Area School District.  Patricia was also a devoted animal lover and advocate.  She is survived by her brothers John C. (Pam) Connelly of Mableton, GA, Richard (Janice) Connelly of Rochester, NY, and Bart (Cindy) Connelly of Atlanta, GA; her nieces and nephews Nicole (Michael), Chris (Sara), Brian, and Jennifer (Joe); five great-nephews, one great-niece, and also many cousins and good friends.  

 
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William Baccile

June 14, 2019 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

William Baccile, age 90 of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania died on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  He was born on April 9, 1929 one of two children of Michael and Mary (De John) Baccile in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.  Bill was a U.S. Army Veteran during the period after World War II and into the early stages of the Korean Conflict.

Bill is survived by his wife of 67 years, Dorothy (Opatkiewicz) Baccile; four children, daughters, Linda (Ed) Eismont of New Stanton, Pennsylvania and Rose (Jeff) Domenick of Irwin, Pennsylvania, sons, William (Laurie) Baccile of Huron Township, Michigan and Dominic (Susan) Baccile of Clairton, Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren and three and half great grandchildren.

 
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Clair Wakefield

June 14, 2019 |

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

Clair Wakefield, age 82, of McKeesport, died June 13, 2019, at LGAR Health & Rehab Center of Turtle Creek. Born September 10, 1936, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Wendell and Louise (Lamb) Wakefield and the husband of Joanne (Konias) Wakefield.

 
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