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Thelma Lucille “Lou” (Solberg) Carlson Kifer

June 05, 2017 |

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

Thelma Lucille “Lou” (Solberg) Carlson Kifer, 93, of a resident of Redstone Highlands, Greensburg, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Saturday June 3, 2017. She was born April 18, 1924 in Jeannette, a daughter of the late George N. and Marie Olson Solberg. She was a graduate of Greensburg High School, Class of 1941. During her long and fruitful life she worked as a secretary and office coordinator for firms such as Elliott Company of Jeannette, The Standard Observer, and Kifer & Son. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Irwin and a former member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Jeannette, where she was a member of the ladies church circle, a longtime Sunday school teacher, and former choir member.
 
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Patricia Frederick

June 05, 2017 |

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

Patricia Frederick, 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully on Thursday June 1, 2017. She was born February 22, 1924 in Blacklick, and was the daughter of the late Charles and Della V. Banks Minnicks. She was the wife of the late Arnold F. Frederick who died November 1, 2003. Patricia enjoyed gardening, crocheting, traveling and spending time with her family. She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Dalrymple of Cuenca, Ecuador, and Pamela R. (Dennis) Piper of Greensburg, son, Martin (Barbara) Frederick of North Huntingdon, grandchildren, Heather (Chris) Desper, Zachary (Jancee) Frederick, Ashley (Kyle) Ritchie, Ian (Lauren) Dalrymple, Courtney (Mark) Cowell, and Colin (Brynjar) Dalrymple, great-grandson, Logan Desper, and great-granddaughters, Rylan and Kinsley Ritchie.

 
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Patricia Lorentz

June 05, 2017 |

By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

Patricia Lorentz 75 of McKeesport

 
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George Petras

June 05, 2017 |

By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

George Petras of McKeesport

 
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James H. Elms

June 05, 2017 |

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

James H. Elms, age 57 of Clairton and formerly of Lakeland, FL, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017.  Born July 11, 1959 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Herman W. and Loretta (May) Elms.  

 
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Margaret Popko

June 05, 2017 |

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

Margaret Popko, age 99 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Heritage Manor Senior Living in Brentwood.  Born March 23, 1918 in Toronto, OH, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Katherine (Pavlik) Hudak.

 
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Ralph P. Harrington

June 05, 2017 |

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

Ralph P. Harrington, Sr., age 85, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. He was a retired truck driver with Picone Trucking in McKeesport and was also employed at McKee-Stewart in West Elizabeth. 

 
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Dawn Rochelle Dawson Cash

June 04, 2017 |

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

Dawn Rochelle Dawson Cash, 50 years old of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this life Friday, June 2, 2017 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Arlene Marie Dellapenna

June 04, 2017 |

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

Arlene Marie Dellapenna, age 71, of McKeesport, died June 2, 2017 at home with her family by her side.  Born November 21, 1945, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Norma (Schweikert) Angotti and the wife of the late Richard Dellapenna, for over 47 years of marriage. Arlene was a retired school crossing guard with the McKeesport Area School District, and she was also a beautician in her early years. She was a great cook and truly enjoyed working with her husband Richard selling ice cream, as they were the owners of Dell’s Dessert Hut. You could find the two of them working together at Renzie Park and each year at International Village. She was a member of the former Riverview Baptist Church and more recently was a member of the Word of Life Church in Greensburg. Arlene dedicated her life to caring for her family and she adored her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Geneine (Louis) Dellapenna – Garancsi and Richard J. (Amy) Dellapenna both of Mckeesport; grandchildren, Jonathan, Nicole and Cody; great granddaughter, Arabella Marie Dellapenna; siblings, Jonette (Robert) Edkins of Pleasant Hills and Jerry (Nancy) Angotti of Clairton; many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Alan Gross officiating. Burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park.

Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Joseph K. Fossi

June 03, 2017 |

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

Joseph K. Fossi, 68, of Elizabeth Township, died Friday June 2, 2017. He was born January 11, 1949 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Adam and Ann Tedesco Fossi. Joseph was a Co-owner of  Fossi and Zowacki Roofing and was a member of the Elizabeth Township Sportsman's Association. He was a US Army Veteran and served in the Vietnam War. He received the Purple Heart for wounds received in action there. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Pamela Riley Fossi, son, Adam J. (Sabrina) Fossi of Squirrel Hill, daughter, Kelley A. (Richard Tarolli) Fossi of Houston, sister, Carole (Karl) Bergquist of Rocky River, OH, grandchildren, Audrey and Enzo Fossi,  nieces and nephews.

 
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Isaiah Chavis, Jr

June 03, 2017 |

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

Isaiah Chavis, Jr., 84 years, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, quietly departed this life Thursday, June 1, 2017 in VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System University Drive Campus.

 
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Phillip R. Craig

June 03, 2017 |

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

Phillip R. Craig, 66, of Duquesne, died June 3, 2017.  He is the son of the late Ross and Mary (Carpenter) Craig.  Phillip is survived by his loving companion Sandy Peclet; daughter Candy Craig of Las Vegas and son Phillip Craig of Las Vegas; grandchildren Justin Milett, Joshua Craig, Angel Craig, Amanda Maurer, James Maurer, Kane Maurer and Bry Pritchett; sister Joy; brothers Ross Craig, Leonard Craig and John Tenant; also great grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Mary Lou Strager

June 03, 2017 |

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

Mary Lou Strager, age 81, of White Oak, formerly of Liberty Borough, died on June 1, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

 
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William S. Astrab

June 02, 2017 |

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

William S. Astrab, age 87, of White Oak, died June 1, 2017, at home. Born January 26, 1930, in Duquesne, he was the son of the late George W. and Anna (Dzuro) Astrab and the husband of the late Elizabeth Jean (Kunkle) Astrab.

Bill was retired from the City of McKeesport Fire Department, where he bravely served the families of McKeesport for over 22 years. He then worked at the former McKeesport National Bank, as an auditor for an additional 10 years. He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. Bill was a member of the Corpus Christi Church. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 701, the PNA and the 11th Ward Club. He enjoyed NCAA basketball, telling a good story and most of all spending time with his family and being proud of his grandchildren. Bill was an original “East Ender,” and loved to share stories about the old East End of McKeesport.

Bill is survived by his children, Kathleen (George) Astrab – Stepansky of White Oak, William Astrab of Stafford, VA and Patricia (Ismet) Adnan of Gaithersburg, MD; grandchildren, Katlyn, George and Daniel Stepansky, William and Sarah Astrab, Noah and Zane Adnan; brother, George W. “Udy” (Joanie) Astrab of Elizabeth Twp.; also many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, June 5, 2017, from 2 to 9 p.m., with the City of McKeesport Fire Department service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1 p.m. Fr. Steven M. Palsa will be the celebrant. Committal with military honors will follow in New St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to VITAS – Hospice, 2009 Mackenzie Way, Suite 110, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066.

Condolences may be shared at www.jaycoxjaworskifh.com

 


Lucas Adam Salopek

June 02, 2017 |

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

Lucas Adam Salopek, was born and died on Monday, May 29, 2017, peacefully in the arms of his parents Shawn and Sarah Salopek of White Oak. 

He is also survived by his twin brother, Colt Michael Salopek;  grandparents, Timothy and Barbara Salopek of White Oak & Adam and Cathy Suhajda of North Versailles; great-grandmothers, Helen Suhajda of Beaver and Irene Swenson of Utah; also aunts and uncles.

Friends and family will be received on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6:45 p.m., with Fr. Kevin Dominik officiating, at Striffler’s 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