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Charles H. Stewart Jr.

August 11, 2016 |

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

Charles H. Stewart Jr, age 58, of West Newton, formerly of Dormont, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.

 
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George "Duko" Marochak

August 11, 2016 |

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

George "Duko" Marochak, 90, of Forward Twp., passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016  at Jefferson Hospital. He was a production line worker for Fisher Body in West Mifflin and a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. A Marine veteran serving during World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post 75 in Clairton.

 
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Linda Ann (Morgan) Gynn

August 10, 2016 |

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

Linda Ann (Morgan) Gynn, age 69, of North Versailles, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016. She was born May 12, 1947 in Braddock, the daughter of the Late Ralph W. and Marion R. (Lindsay) Morgan. She worked as a flight attendant for U.S. Air for over 25 years, and was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in North Versailles. She was very proud of her Scottish Heritage. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother Ralph N. Morgan and his wife Judy Morgan.

 
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Rebecca J. (Merritt) Atkinson

August 10, 2016 |

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

Rebecca J. (Merritt) Atkinson, 41, of White Oak, died Wednesday August 3, 2016, at home. Daughter of Stephanie (Polka) Merritt; sister of Lucas J. Merritt (wife Keisha Lewis) and Alexander W. Bowland; aunt of L. J. Lewerrit. Rebecca loved animals and loved the beach, shopping, cooking, and gardening. She loved her family and friends, and was always there to help. She was a vibrant beautiful person. There will be no viewing.

 
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Walter J. Sedlock

August 09, 2016 |

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

Walter J. Sedlock, 88, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at UPMC McKeesport. An  Army veteran of World War II, he was a cost accountant at GM Fisher Body Corp. in West Mifflin. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and was very active in the church. He volunteered his time and service to the McKeesport Salvation Army. 

 
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Nikki Jane Hofmeister

August 09, 2016 |

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

Nikki Jane Hofmeister, 26, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016. She was a bartender at Floreffe Hotel.

 
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Alice L. Hooke

August 08, 2016 |

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

Alice L. Hooke, age 88 of North Huntingdon passed away August 8, 2016 at UPMC East, Monroeville. She was born July 2, 1928 in Homestead, a daughter of the late Homer and Sylvia (Kinney) Loutsenhizer.

 
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Joseph J. Barnhart

August 08, 2016 |

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

Joseph J. Barnhart, 54, of Irwin, passed peacefully, Sunday August 7, 2016, at home with his loving wife, step daughter and grandson by his side. Joe was property director for the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and riding his motorcycle.

 
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Frank J. Jerina

August 08, 2016 |

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

Frank J. Jerina, 83, of Irwin went to be with his Lord and Savior, Sunday August 7, 2016. He was born November 12, 1932 in Herminie, a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Vozel) Jerina and was also preceded in death by his wife Clara F. (Hopkinson) Jerina and siblings, Joseph and Donald Jerina, Fran Zunic, and Mary Wood. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a retired engineer for Westinghouse Airbrake Co., Wilmerding, a member of Word of Life Ministries, Greensburg, and the VFW and the S.N.P.J. Lodge both of Herminie.

 
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Mary M. Mika

August 07, 2016 |

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

Mary M. Mika, age 93, of McKeesport, died on August 7, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport.  Born November 28, 1922 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Ignatius and Mary (Yasewich) Reznar, and the wife of the late Joseph S. Mika.  She is survived by her daughters, Donna J. (Cliff) Smith, of Castle Shannon, Mary V. (William) Marshall, of McKeesport, and Gloria A. Miller, of McKeesport; grandchildren; Kenneth and Richard Smith, Rachel and Mallory Marshall, and Trevor Miller; also survived by nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her son, Joseph S. Mika, Jr.; brothers, Stanley and Eddie Przybyla.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church.  Fr. Paul Voida will officiate.  Interment will follow at St. Mary Polish Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 1100 Liberty Avenue, Ste. E-201, Pittsburgh, PA  15222.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Dennis Hearn

August 07, 2016 |

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

Dennis Hearn, 83, of Irwin, died Saturday August 6, 2016, at home. He was born May 13, 1933 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Dennis A. and Matilda (Lee) Hearn. Prior to retirement he was employed by Georgia Pacific. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. In addition to his parent he is preceded in death by his brother Earl Hearn and son in law Dan Jones.

 
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Helen E. (Morgan) Sabol

August 06, 2016 |

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

Helen E. (Morgan) Sabol, Age 77, of West Mifflin, suddenly fell asleep in the Lord at home on Friday, August 5, 2016. Born January 31, 1939, in Pittsburgh. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie (Neubauer) Morgan. Mrs. Sabol was a faithful member of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church Duquesne, a retired customer service associate of the former Hills Department Store in West Mifflin and loved gardening.

 
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Gertrude M. Himich

August 05, 2016 |

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

Gertrude M. Himich, age 92 of McKeesport, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on August 5, 2016.  She was born on February 12, 1924 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Frank and Gertrude (Lewandowski) Kulczynski and the wife of the late Michael Himich.  Gertrude worked for Murphy’s Warehouse and the Carnegie Library of McKeesport.  She loved Polkas and most of all, spending time with her family.  She is survived by her sons, Dale (Debbie) and Michael (Carol) Himich; daughters, Barbara (Thomas) Kostovny, of West Mifflin and Susan (Thom) Himich; grandchildren, Shawn (Stacey), Christina, Diana, Christopher, Melissa, Amber (Steve), Michael, Daniel, and Joseph; great-grandson, Shawn, Jr., and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her son, David; granddaughter, April; brothers, Harry, Edward, Frank, Raymond and Donald; sister, Betty.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Sunday from 2-9 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, 11 a.m., at Corpus Christi Church.  Fr. Steven Palka will officiate.  Interment will follow at St. Mary Polish Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Gerald “Jerry” K. Madeira

August 05, 2016 |

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

Gerald “Jerry” K. Madeira, age 75, of Irwin, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016. He was born January 26, 1941 in Grapeville, a son of the late Claude and Irene (Smith) Madeira. He retired after a long career as a truck driver and last drove for Hitman Transportation for over 17 years as an owner operator. He was a generous person that enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and vacationing in Daytona, Florida.

 
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Verda Donaldson

August 05, 2016 |

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

Verda Donaldson, 91, formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away at Friday, July 29, 2016 at Country Meadows of Leader Heights in York, Pennsylvania. She was born December 20, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary Alice Spiker Frederick. Verda was the widow of the late Kenneth Donaldson. She is survived by her two Daughters plus many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

 
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