Louis Durant

June 23, 2016 |

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

Louis Durant, 84, of Elizabeth Township, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at home. He was born January 19, 1932 in Wynn and was the son of the late Samuel and Agatha Vacirca Durant. Louis was a Korean War Veteran and had received the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, United Nations Service Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He was a member of the American Legion. He retired from the Auto Industry after 30 years of service.

 
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Susan A. Pollard

June 23, 2016 |

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

Susan A. Pollard, age 63, of Wilkinsburg, formerly of Troy Hill, died June 16, 2016 at home. Born May 24, 1953, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Trudy Klein and the wife of Allen Roberts.
Susan worked as a caretaker for the mentally disabled. She loved vacationing in Costa Rica with her sister Marie and found great delight in nature. Susan was a talented artist in design, painting and sculpture.

 
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Robert E. Danforth

June 23, 2016 |

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

Robert E. Danforth, age 66, of McKeesport, died June 21, 2016, at UPMC Shadyside. Born February 8, 1950, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Albert L. and Helen I. (Balyo) Danforth.
Bob worked at US Steel Duquesne Works in his early years. He was a member of the former Riverview Baptist Church, where he happily volunteered for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and dear friend Nancy Price.

 
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Kenneth E. Cosharek

June 23, 2016 |

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

Kenneth E. Cosharek, 52, of Pittsburgh, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Saturday June 18, 2016. He was born September 20, 1963 in McKeesport, a son of Frank Cosharek of North Huntingdon and the late Mary Jane (Mlinarchik) Cosharek and was also preceded in death by a brother James J. Cosharek. Ken was employed as a mechanical engineer for Woodings Industrial Corp., Mars.

 
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Mary Ann (Cmar) Slepecki

June 23, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Mary Ann (Cmar) Slepecki, 89, of Virginia Beach, formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully, Sunday, une 19, 2016 at the home of her daughter Marylyn. Born in Duquesne, October 16, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Maria (Teczak) Cmar. She was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin. Beloved wife of John Slepecki, she is also survived by two loving daughters, Marylin (Michael) Borza of Virginia Beach, VA. and Audrey (Nicholas) Touloumes of Mechanicsburg, PA.; a brother, Andrew (Audrey) Cmar of North Huntingdon; 4 grandchildren. 2 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Cmar and a sister, Helen Klich.

 
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George Edward Klacik

June 23, 2016 |

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

George Edward Klacik, age 84 of McKeesport, went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, June 22, 2016.  He was born in McKeesport on May 7, 1932 and is the son of the late George and Susan (Balas) Klacik.  He served in the US Army post Korean war 1955.  He was retired from US Steel after 27 years of employment. George was an avid pinochle player, enjoyed working with electronics and was fascinated by aeronautics.
He is survived by his daughter, Jacquelyn (William) D’Antonio of Lititz, Pa; sons, Alan Lee (Darlene) Klacik of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Gene Klacik of Tarentum, Pa; grandchildren, Lauren and David D’Antonio, Steve, Michael, Jason and Mike Klacik; and seven great-grandchildren.  His sister Irene Mulac and niece Monica Mulac.
Friends will be received from 10 am. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177).  A service will be held at Noon immediately following visitation at the funeral home chapel with Pastor George Stadler officiating. Entombment will follow at Lebanon Chapel Mausoleum. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Eleanore V. Schaffer

June 23, 2016 |

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

Eleanore V. Schaffer, age 85 of White Oak, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016. She was born in Russelton, Pa. on April 21, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Marinak) Mitro.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years Edward G. Schaffer; Sons, Jeffrey W. (Kim) Schaffer of Monroeville and Scott M. (Jackie) Schaffer of Peters Twp.; daughter Donna (Gary) Thomas of McLean, VA. Grandmother of AJ, Katie, Matthew, Jacquelin, and Abbey.
Services were held yesterday at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc. 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177.
Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Conchita (Yanez) Gilmore

June 21, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Conchita (Yanez) Gilmore, 81, of Duquesne, died peacefully at home on Monday, June 20, 2016.  Born in McKeesport, July 12, 1934, she was a member of Christ Light of The World Parish, Duquesne. Beloved wife of the Late Robert C. Gilmore. She is survived by three sons, Jerry Gilmore of Maryland, Robert Gilmore Jr. of Duquesne, and Francisco (Frank) Gilmore of South Carolina; two daughters, Teresa Gilmore of White Oak, and Kimberly Deabner of Fayette City; one brother, Ralph A. Yanez of North Huntingdon, and one sister, Virginia Link of McKeesport.

 
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Robert G. Pozzuto

June 21, 2016 |

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

Robert “Bob” G. Pozzuto, age 86 of White Oak, died June 20, 2016 at home.  Born September 29, 1929 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Sam and Rose (Alfrer) Pozzuto and the beloved husband of Betty (Robinson) Pozzuto.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Robert S. of Hempfield, Thomas W. (Anna) of McKeesport, and George E. (Luann) Pozzuto of Penn Trafford; daughters, Sharron (Michael) Kalman of Farragut, TN and Lori (Daniel) Wertz of McClain, VA; grandchildren, Michael, Eric, Giuliana, Dustin, Amanda, Natalie, Nicole, Noelle, Angela, Dane, Melissa Yendry, and Gerardo; great-grandchildren, Nathan and Julia; sisters; Jeanne Irons of McKeesport and Helen Picone of Liberty Borough; sisters-in-law Dolores (Don) Gorton of Mt. Pleasant and Joyce Pozzuto and also survived by nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home   Crematory on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church.  A private inurnment will take place at a later time.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycoxjaworskifh.com

 

Virginia L. Handley

June 21, 2016 |

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

Virginia L. (LaFrankie) Handley, 81, of Elizabeth, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Jefferson Hospital.

 
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Kevin D. Honeygosky

June 20, 2016 |

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

Kevin D. Honeygosky, age 57 of West Mifflin, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born March 14, 1959 in Homestead, he was a son of the late Steve M. and Madge (Frederick) Honeygosky.

 
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Edwin D. "Sonny" Miller

June 20, 2016 |

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

Edwin D. "Sonny" Miller passed away peacefully surrounded his family on Monday June 20, 2016. He was born July 8, 1935 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Edwin L. "Buss" and Evelyn Ruggier Miller. Ed was a retired Reading Specialist for the McKeesport Area School District with 29 years of service. He was also proprietor of Ed Miller Driving School. For 48 years, he taught thousands of students of all ages how to drive. He was a member, Elder and Trustee of the First Christian Church, McKeesport and was also a member of PSEA and NEA.

 
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Beryl Blear Keddie

June 20, 2016 |

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

Beryl Blear Keddie, 87, of McKeesport, formerly of Lincoln Borough, died Friday, June 17, 2016. She was born December 19, 1928 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Albert Joseph and Fay Evans Brothers. She was wife of the late Aloysius W. Keddie who died May 20, 2005. She was a member of the former St. Mary's German Catholic Church in McKeesport. Beryl had worked for the South Allegheny School District as a monitor on the bus that provided transportation for handicapped students.

 
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Michael Bereznak

June 20, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Michael Bereznak, 92, of West Mifflin, peacefully at home on Monday June 20, 2016. Born July 18, 1923, in Matovce, Slovakia, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Makita) Bereznak. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, and a retired Dispatcher for the Port Authority of Allegheny County. Mr. Bereznak was a proud Veteran of the U. S. Army, serving in World War II.

 
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Josephine "Minnie" (Sidone) Ward

June 19, 2016 |

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

Josephine "Minnie" (Sidone) Ward, age 84 of Pleasant Hills, passed away in her home on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Born June 9, 1932 in Clairton, she was the daughter of the late Giocondo and Maria (Mazzaferri) Sidone. 

 
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