Hermon Meriweather

September 11, 2016 |

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

Hermon Meriweather, 97 of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, peacefully departed this life September 6, 2016 in Riverside Care Center.

 
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Charles R. Plecko

September 10, 2016 |

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

Charles R. Plecko, age 74, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, September 9, 2016 at home. He was born June 4, 1942 in Timmins, Canada, a son of the late Stephen and Margaret Bartakovich Plecko. 

 
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Johanna T. Romano

September 10, 2016 |

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

Johanna T. Romano, age 94 of Sutersville, passed away on September 9, 2016 at Platinum Ridge Center in Brackenridge. Born September 16, 1921 in Sutersville, she was the daughter of the late James and Charlotte Romano. She is survived by her brother, Joseph Romano and his wife Audrey of McKeesport, and her nephew Larry Romano of Florida. She was preceded in death by her nephew, Joseph J. Romano, Jr. Services will be private and are entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Eleanor "Lennie" Karap

September 10, 2016 |

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

Eleanor "Lennie" Karap, 86, of Columbus, OH, formerly of White Oak, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at home. She was born April 23, 1930 in Belle Vernon and was the daughter of the late John and Jennie Levandowski Badock. She was the wife of the late John Paul Karap who died April 13, 2010. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church in White Oak and had worked for Rite Aid Pharmacy in McKeesport and White Oak.

 
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Tanea Danette Kunf Potter

September 10, 2016 |

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

Tanea Danette Kunf Potter, 50, of McKeesport, formerly of Buena Vista, died Friday September 9, 2016 at home after 4 years of an incredible, courageous battle with cancer. She has gone to her heavenly home. Tanea was born April 22, 1966 in McKeesport and is remembered as a loving daughter to Charles (Butch) and Judith Kunf of Kure Beach, NC. Tanea is the beloved mother of Virginia Lee Quiggle, Kristal Lynn (Derek) Johnson , Cara Ann Quiggle, Heather Dannette Quiggle, and Laurabelle Cole. She is the sister of Laura Lee (David) Kendziora of Kure Beach, NC., Karen (Cotton) Davenport of Elizabeth Township, and Kimberley (Wayne) Werkmeister of West Mifflin.

 
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Albert A. Hopton, Jr.

September 10, 2016 |

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

Albert A. Hopton, Jr., age 70, of Christy Park, died Sept. 6, 2016, at John J. Kane Regional Center. Born April 4, 1946, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Albert Sr. and Betty (Litchfield) Hopton.
Albert was a former mill pourer at U.S. Steel Duquesne Works. He was a member of the former American Legion Post #361 in McKeesport. Albert enjoyed duck-pin bowling, playing bingo and taking trips with his family and friends at the legion. He was a beloved brother and uncle.

 
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Thomas J. Janus

September 10, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

THOMAS J. JANUS, 70 of Glassport, died Sept. 8, 2016.  He is the son of the late Andrew and Ann (Ondrik) Janus.  He is survived by his daughter Jody (Ray) Templer of Penn Hills and grandchildren Caitlyn and Owen.  He was preceded in death by his sister Audrey Janus.  Tom was a former member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church and served in the US Army.

Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Mon. 4-7:30 pm, at which time a funeral blessing will be held with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki.

 

Doris M. Krchell

September 09, 2016 |

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

Doris M. Krchell, 93, of McKeesport, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Kane Regional Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born April 21, 1923, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late George and Gertrude (McLaughlin) Krchell. Doris was a member of a traveling bowling league and enjoyed golfing as well as going to casinos. She is survived by her cousins, Kathleen Gobel, of McKeesport, Kim Burek, of McKeesport, Charles Pratt Jr., of North Huntingdon, Anthony Taylor, of McKeesport, Herbert McLaughlin, of North Huntingdon, Kristen Haynes, of Claridge, and Karen Wehrli, of North Huntingdon. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Father Matthew Elanjileth will officiate. Interment will follow at McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.

 

Stephen Shufran

September 09, 2016 |

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

Stephen Shufran, age 93 of N. Versailles, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. He was born in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1923, the son of the late Frank and Catherine (Maruschak) Shufran; husband of the late Wilda G. Shufran. He was a WWII Navy veteran, a design engineer for US Steel until he retired, then was a school bus driver for Laidlaw for 20 years.

 
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Elizabeth M. Bishover

September 08, 2016 |

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

Elizabeth M. Bishover, age 90 of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 8, 2016.  She was born in Morgantown, W.Virginia on May 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Doy and Versie (Saffle) Herron and wife of the late John Bishover.  Elizabeth retired from Kane Regional Center, McKeesport where she worked as a nurse’s aide. She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church in McKeesport.  She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Robert Doria) Dettore of Smock, PA; grandson, R. Scott (Beverly) Dettore of Belle Vernon; great grandchildren, Kayla, Brooke and Zach. She was predeceased by her siblings Ray Herron, Hazel Messenger and Gene Rose.
Friends will be received on Sunday, September 11th from 2-4 and 6-8 at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177.  Services will be held Monday at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. William B. Heaton officiating.  Burial will follow. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Robert L. Lyles

September 08, 2016 |

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

Robert L. Lyles, age 87, of Elizabeth, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at VA Hospital Healthcare System - H.J. Heinz Campus. He was a retired treatment plant operator for West Elizabeth Sanitary Authority. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth and an Army veteran serving during the Korean War.

 
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Frederick A. Auretto

September 08, 2016 |

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

Frederick Anthony Auretto, 79, of Elizabeth Township, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at home. He was born August 18, 1937 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Samuel and Louise Macri Auretto. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and was a US Army Veteran. He was a retired Personnel Administrator for McKeesport Hospital and was also a Property Assessor for Allegheny County. He had also worked for Fort Pitt Steel Casting. He is survived by his wife, Sue Ann Brookhouser Auretto, daughters, Gina Auretto (Kip) Kennemur of Birmingham, AL, Cristina Auretto of Elizabeth Township and Danielle Auretto (Tracy Willcox) of Woodstock, NY, grandsons, Nicholas, Zachary, and Jared Kennemur, nieces and nephews.

 
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Jean Delores Lee Johnson

September 07, 2016 |

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

Jean Delores Lee Johnson, 83 of Clairton, departed this life peacefully September 4, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Clarence Edward Coleman, Jr.

September 07, 2016 |

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

Clarence Edward Coleman, Jr., 64 of McKeesport, peacefully transitioned September 4, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

 
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Linda Shipley

September 07, 2016 |

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

Linda (Maneer) Shipley, 56 of White Oak passed away at home unexpectedly while reading her daily Bible devotions on September 4, 2016.  Born March 12, 1960 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Donna (William Wehner) Shipley and the late Donald Shipley.  Linda attended the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport for 50 years, and was active in Sage’s Army in helping to raise awareness of drug addiction.  Linda was also active in the Veteran’s Wounded Warrior Project  as a caregiver.  She was a nursing assistant at Bayada Nursing, where she cared for elderly and disabled individuals in their homes. She also loved to care for her horse Velvet and Louie Louis Vuitton her granddog.  In addition to her mom, she is survived by her children, Amy (Kenneth Ferree) McCarthy, Raelyn (Joseph Willard III) Meisenbach, and Sam (Rachel) Grissom; grandchildren, Dontae and Rayann McCarthy; sister, Lorraine (Gary Pearsol) Shipley; brother, John (Allison) Shipley; nieces and nephews, Livia, Nicholas, Dylan, Amanda, Amber, Anthony, and Aidan.  She is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and Donald Maneer.  She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Grissom; brother, Thomas Shipley, and an unborn child. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9- 10:30 a.m.   Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Free Church.  Interment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 
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