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Joseph C. Strinich

May 18, 2020 |

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

Joseph C. Strinich, age 96, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at home. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union. A Duquesne University graduate majoring in math and science, he was a 20-year employee of Kaufmann's after he retired as a roller at U.S. Steel Clairton Works after more than 40 years. An Army veteran of World War II where he flew a glider, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, European African Medal, Eastern Campaign Medal with six Bronze Stars, and fought at Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, and Omaha Beach. He and his troops were responsible for the fall of Eagle's Nest (Hitler's house). Born May 19, 1923 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Luka and Manda (Borich) Strinich, and husband of his beloved wife of 68 years, Catherine (Gatto) Strinich, who died July 6, 2019. He is survived by daughters, Catherine (Jim) Lowery of Peter’s Twp. and Denise (Chuck) Longo-Hendzel of Elizabeth; beloved grandpet, Opie; also, numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son, Louis Strinich; sisters, Katie Strinich, Olga Kaylo and Ann Weinberger; and brothers, Pete "Simon", Mark and Matthew "Vic" Strinich. The family would like to send a heartfelt thanks to Amedisys Hospice and especially his nurses, Terry and Ashley, and his two aides, Samantha and Kayla. Blessing Service and burial are private. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Mary E. Saxon

May 18, 2020 |

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

Mary E. Saxon,  89, of  West Newton, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020. She was born November 10, 1930 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Hodermarsky) Dougherty. She was the wife of the late Roy N. "Buzz" Saxon, Jr,  who passed away April 1, 2004. Mary was a "Prayer Warrior" with a strong Christian faith. 

 
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Jessica C. Montgomery

May 18, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Jessica C. Montgomery, 36, of Port Vue died Sunday May 17, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Terry Barry, and Jenille Lillie. She is survived by beloved husband Chalmers Montgomery; daughters Ayla, Zyra, and Tessa; siblings Chuck Barry, Zoey Latanzi, Stephanie Morris, Sean Link, and Matt Barry; grandmother Barbara Michel; mother-in-law Darlene (Richard) Vanity; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

 
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Marion J. Madeya

May 18, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Marion J. Madeya age 80, of West Mifflin, on May 18 at home.  Born in Duquesne on October 6, 1939, she was the daughter of the late John & Martha (Cepietz) Madeya,  She was a clerical worker at Harbison-Walker Refractory, was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, and enjoyed painting and gardening.  Survivors include brothers and sisters Robert (late Mary) Madeya of Tuscon, AZ, Virginia (William) Keck of Upper St. Clair, late Barbara (Edwin surviving) Petrisko of Delaware, William (Nancy) Madeya of Elizabeth Twp., Lucille (Ronald) Smith of Irwin and John (Pamela) Madeya of Louisville, KY.

 
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Wilbur "Wimpy" R. Brown

May 18, 2020 |

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

Wilbur "Wimpy" Raymond Brown went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He was born May 4, 1940, in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joseph L. and Sadie (Lagare) Brown and husband to the late Ernestine (Bolden) Brown.

 
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Delores M. Snyder

May 18, 2020 |

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

Delores M. Snyder, age 85, of White Oak, died May 16, 2020, at John J. Kane Regional Center McKeesport.  Born August 10, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Emory and Mary (Yuhas) Honick.

 
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Annette Troll

May 17, 2020 |

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

Annette (Kwiecinski) Troll, age 62, of North Huntingdon, died May 13, 2020.  Born November 13, 1957, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Rosina (Schiavo) and the late Sylvester Kwiecinski.

 
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June W. (Wynn) Jordan

May 17, 2020 |

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

June W. (Wynn) Jordan, age 93, of Williamsburg, VA formally of White Oak, PA, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 15, 2020. Born February 13, 1927, in Clairton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph R. and Fannie H. (Holden) Wynn and the wife of the late William B. "Bugs" Jordan.

 
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Lois Covelli

May 17, 2020 |

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

Lois (Dandoy) Covelli, age 85, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was a retired registered nurse at Jefferson Hospital and a graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Nursing as well as Mary Mount Manhattan College in New York City. She was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Church in Elrama where she was a eucharistic minister and lector. She enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with her nieces and nephews. Born March 15, 1935 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late Emile M. and Theresa (Rich) Dandoy. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Anthony Covelli, as well as her nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Marian Gemmell and Lillian Dandoy. Private memorial service will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Church followed by private burial at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Barbara B. Tomosick

May 17, 2020 |

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

Barbara B. Tomosick, 97, of West Mifflin, died May 16, 2020.  She is the daughter of the late Stanko and Cecilia Butina and beloved wife of the late Michael A. Tomosick.  She is survived by her son Gary M. Tomosick and was preceded in death by her son Duane Tomosick.  Barbara was a retired real estate agent and was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, where she was a member of the Choir.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Thomas A. Bushik

May 17, 2020 |

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

Thomas Bushik, 84, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Select Specialty Care, McKeesport.  He was born December 29, 1935 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Thomas and Leona Bushik.  Prior to his retirement, Tom was an electrical engineer for Siemens, Auburn and Associates and retired from Comstock Engineering.  He was a member of St. Agnes Parish and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and scratching off lottery tickets.  Tom was an all-around handyman and loved all of his grandchildren.

 
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Lisa Jeanine Ackerman

May 17, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Lisa Jeanine Ackerman, 55, died Thursday, May 14, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Carl Ackerman Sr. and Jean Rodman. She is preceded in death by sister Merry Singler.

Brothers: Harry (Rosie) Ackerman, Allen (Emma) Ackerman, Perry (Donna) Ackerman, Bruce Ackerman of McKeesport, Carl (Denise) Ackerman Jr. of Georgia, and Glenn (Frank) of Arizona. Sisters: Linda Penn of Arizona, Carol Ackerman of Irwin, Irene Alverez of North Versailles, Kathy McNelis of Glassport, Patricia (Thomas) Maldonado, and Roberta Rodman (Jon).

 
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LaVerne Marie Milner

May 17, 2020 |

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

LaVerne Marie Milner, 98, of Richmond, VA, formerly of Irwin, peacefully transitioned to Heaven on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. She was born January 12, 1922 to Arthur and Bessie McWilliams of Turtle Creek.

After completing high school in Wilmerding, LaVerne was employed as a secretary by Westinghouse Air Brake in their general office. Later in life, she volunteered at Greensburg Hospital, taking newborn baby pictures and was then employed as a salesclerk in the gift shop.

LaVerne was a loving mother and wonderful caregiver to family, friends, and neighbors. She greatly valued family time whether it was welcoming them to her home in Irwin, taking yearly beach trips to the Outer Banks, or celebrating special events such as birthdays and weddings. LaVerne was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church of Irwin and was guided by her faith to care for others.

 
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Veronica Marie Huwalt

May 17, 2020 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Veronica Marie Pearson Huwalt, 90, of Lincoln Borough, died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at home, under the care of her loving family.  

A most strong and courageous woman who never complained about anything, “Ron” or “Roni” was a longtime cancer survivor who also endured many years with Alzheimer's disease.

Wife of 70 years to the late Alfred J. "Ike" Huwalt, Jr. Cherished mother of Patrice H. Bennett, Mark A. Huwalt, Lynne M. (Michael) Mercilliott, and Lisa H. (Jeff) Lampo. Adored grandmother of Ian (Bridget O'Neil) Bennett, Mark (Elaine) Bennett, Sean (Stephanie) Mercilliott, Kevin Mercilliott, Matthew Atwood, Jesse Huwalt, Brenden Lampo; and great-grandmother of Elizabeth, Helena, and Patrick Bennett. Loving sister of Dolores Burgman; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred "Ike" J. Huwalt, Jr., in January of 2020, daughter in-law, Lynn A. Huwalt, parents, Joshua Samuel "Sam" and Mary Leschak Pearson, and her brother, Samuel Pearson.

 
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Susan Ann Robb

May 16, 2020 |

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

Susan Ann (Hoover) Robb, age 70, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a retired waitress at the Hilltop Dari Delite in Jefferson Hills, loved her family, especially her granddaughters, and also loved the cardinals that surrounded her home.

Born March 25, 1950 in Monongahela, she was a daughter of Isabelle (Teets) Miller of Monongahela and the late Donald Miller. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, David H. Robb; daughters, Emily Robb of Elizabeth and Julie (Edward) Halt of Elizabeth; granddaughters, Arabella and Alisha Halt; sister, Kim Lantz of Belle Vernon; brother, Daryl (Dana) Miller of Monongahela; also nieces and nephews.

 
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