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Oscar “Bubba” David Cheshire

September 13, 2021 |

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

Oscar “Bubba” David Cheshire, age 63, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021. He was born February 7, 1958 in Sumter, South Carolina, a son of the late Randall and Pauline Cheshire. He worked as a master carpenter in construction his entire career. Bubba was a loving family man, outdoorsman and a meat master extraordinaire.

 
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Clarence Glen, Sr.

September 13, 2021 |

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

Clarence Glen, Sr., age 78 of Monroeville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 11, 2021.  Beloved husband of the late Gwendella Glen, he leaves to cherish fond memories his companion Deborah Lee Dixon.  Clarence was the son of the late Ollie Mae (Peoples) and George French; father of Clarence Glen, Jr., the late Andre H. Glen, and Glen O. Dixon; grandfather of Taylor Renee Bush and Adia Lee Glen; brother of the late George French, Bobbie French, the late Dorothy French, Linda French, the late Janice French, Peggy Moore, Marchelle French-Fountain, Ivory French, Marlon French, Gregory French, Christopher French, Troy French, and Jeffrey French.  Clarence retired after over 40 years of employment with the Fisher Body Division of General Motors, retiring from the West Mifflin Plant.  He served his country honorably as a Veteran of the US Army.  Clarence was most proud of receiving his bachelor's degree from Carlow College.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing with his friends, and watching old westerns.  Clarence will always be remembered for his kind and generous heart and his thoughtfulness for the needs of others.  And, he was always noted for his fashion style and fine jewelry. 

 
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Ann M. Pollock

September 10, 2021 |

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

Ann M. (Williams) Pollock, age 100, of Elizabeth, formerly of Clairton and West Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Havencrest Nursing Center. A member of Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, she was a retired cook for Penn Clair Hotel in Clairton and a former clerk at Spotless Cleaners. She loved talking about her family, shopping in downtown Elizabeth, drinking coffee, and dressing up. Born June 20, 1921 in West Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late John and Violet (Bowen) Williams and wife of the late Robert Charles Pollock. She is survived by son, Danny Pollock of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Dr. Gary F. (Sheri) Pollock of Pittsburgh, Natalie (John) Ross of Cranberry Twp., Wendi Pollock of Elizabeth Twp., Lori (Ron) Birk of Derwood, MD, Lucinda (Jack) Koonlavong of New Orleans, LA, Heidi (Joel) Greenberg of Plantation, FL, Lenny (Shari) Baughman Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Xander (Maleesa) Pollock of Palo Alto, CA and Emily (Ross) Kaufman of Lakewood, CO; 26 great- and great-great-grandchildren; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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Lorraine Alexander

September 10, 2021 |

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

Lorraine Coltogirone Alexander, 73, of Fort Lauderdale, formerly of McKeesport, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021. She was born December 28, 1947 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Peter Coltogirone and the late Ruby Mae Walker. She was the wife to the late Tim Alexander, who passed away April, 8, 2018. Lorraine had a hard shell, but had the biggest heart and was there for anyone at anytime! She was a loving wife and caretaker, who had the mindset to put everyone else's needs ahead of her own, which made her an amazing mother, sister and grandmother.

 
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Kathy Marie Slosky

September 10, 2021 |

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

Kathy Marie Slosky, 76, of Pittsburgh, passed away with her son by her side on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. She was born June 16, 1945, in Bentleyville, PA and was the daughter of the late Albert August "Jack" and Anna (Frencik) Slosky. She graduated from Bentworth High School in 1963 and then attended Robert Morris Junior College, graduating in 1964. Kathy lived in Washington, D.C. and worked for GTE (later Verizon) for over 20 years. Upon returning to the Pittsburgh area, Kathy was a faithful and active member of First Lutheran Church. The First Evangelical Lutheran Church in downtown Pittsburgh was an important part of her life as well as the many wonderful people who made her feel very welcome and special. She always made a point of remembering what everyone’s favorite “thing” was and when invited to visit, she would walk in carrying that special thing you loved. 

 
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Christopher J. "Chris" Golofski

September 09, 2021 |

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

Christopher J. “Chris” Golofski, age 73, of Bethel Park, passed away on September 8, 2021, at home. Son of the late Manuel and Mary (Tverdos) Golofski, he was born in Braddock on September 3, 1948. He was a retired light rail operator from the Port Authority, president of the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Washington, PA, collected trains, trolleys and airplanes, and was a member of Bethel Lodge F & AM. He is the husband of Rosemarie “Rose” (Paulik) Golofski; father of Susan (Richard) Senovich of Saegertown and David (Ashley) Bennett of Shelbyville, KY; grandfather of Timothy Senovich, Megan Senovich, Natalie Blumer, Colin Bennett, Felicity Bennett, Logan (Faye) Bennett and Cody Bennett.

 
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Marianne Schwab Poorman

September 09, 2021 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes



Marianne Schwab Poorman, 47 of Glassport, passed away on Wednesday, September 8th, 2021, at U.P.M.C Presbyterian Hospital. She was born in McKeesport on May 17th, 1974, to the late Norbert Vincent and Patricia Gniewkowski Schwab. Marianne was the loving wife of 30 years to T. J. Poorman. She is survived by her children Anthony (Kirstie) Corsan of Moorehead N.C. Nathan Poorman of Meadville PA, and Luke Poorman of Glassport, sister Karen (Jeff) Keifer of Port Vue, and brother Richard Schwab of Clairton, as well as her nieces and nephews and her dogs Gizzy and Neo. Marianne enjoyed canoeing and camping. She was a member of the River City Church Assembly of God and worked as a bartender for Club 46 (Clairton Fire Dept.).

 
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David M. Guffey

September 09, 2021 |

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

David M. Guffey, age 62 of Pittsburgh, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 in Butler Hospital, Butler.  Born March 7, 1959 in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Robert John Guffey, Sr. and Veeda (Campbell) Guffey.  A retired machinist for Specialty Rings Products, Inc. in Bensalem, David was a member of Bible Baptist Temple in Jefferson Hills.  David is survived by his siblings Robert John (Jamie) Guffey, Jr. of McKeesport and Karen A. Myers of Clairton, his aunt Barbara Alahouzos, and also his cousins.

 
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Elfrieda A. McFarland

September 09, 2021 |

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

Elfrieda A. McFarland, age 80 of Port Vue passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital.  Born August 4, 1941 in Braddock, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Vera Jane (Custard) Johannes.  Elfrieda worked as a cook for Smitty's Restaurant in Boston. Elfrieda was survived by her children John (Kim) McFarland of South Park, Arlene Dudgeon of Port Vue, Michelle (companion Mike Wiesenfeld) Jeffer of Daisytown, and Tracy (Fallon) McFarland of Port Vue; fifteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Vera Jane Dixon of New York and Arlene (Paul) Snyder of Irwin; and nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her children Jacqueline and James McFarland; and sister Lyda Hutchinson.

 
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Edward O. Lindberg

September 09, 2021 |

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

Edward O. Lindberg, age 97 of Harrisonburg, VA and formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Sunnyside Retirement Home in Harrisonburg.  Born May 25, 1924 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Oscar E. and Martha (Laughrey) Lindberg.  A World War II Veteran of the US Navy, Edward retired after 34 years as a connecting railroadman at US Steel – National Tube Works in McKeesport.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Rosemary (Vukevich) Lindberg, who passed away February 20, 2018, and his brother Charles Lindberg.  Edward is survived by his sons Edward (Karen) Lindberg of Harrisonburg, VA, Robert (Barbara) Lindberg of Vancouver, WA, Mark (Maggie) Lindberg of Fairbanks, AK; his seven grandchildren and their families; his sister Thelma Ayers of Phoenixville; and also nieces and nephews.  

 
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Nancy A. Wasielewski

September 09, 2021 |

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

Nancy A. Wasielewski, age 79, of Penn Hills, formerly of North Huntingdon died September 9, 2021 at UPMC East Hospital. She was born January 16, 1942 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Tony and Mary E. Knor Bencloski. Nancy was a member of Calvary  Church. Prior to her retirement, Nancy was employed by Target. She was a member of the Senior Center in Penn Hills and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband James in 2011, one brother Anthony Bencloski and one sister, Karen Butalla. She is survived by her son Michael Keller (Susan), one daughter Stacey Cearns (Todd), brother, Dan Bencloski, step son James Wasielewski (Mary) , three grandchildren, , Andrew, Natalie. Lauren. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, Sunday 2-4,6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Calvary  Church, Irwin. Please go directly to the church. Interment will be held in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  The family requests for visitors to wear masks.  Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to the Calvary Church.www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dorothy Jane Richie (Micklo)

September 09, 2021 |

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

Dorothy Jane Richie (Micklo) age 76, of West Mifflin / North Huntingdon Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 5th, 2021. She went home to be with Jesus and to greet her mother Annette (Jancsik) and her father William Micklo of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. Dorothy (Dotty) lived in Florida for the past 16 years with her loving and devoted husband Jim. Some of her closest friends are sisters Joyce and Gladys Hudak. Dorothy and Jim 's daughter, Stacie Crisp lives with her husband Eric and son Dalton. Dotty and Jim's son, Jim Richie lives with his wife Christine and two daughters, Helena and Emily. Dotty was close and loved spending time with her sisters Gail Henderson and Leslie Frazier. Dotty was the Supervisor of the Radiology Department at Jeannette Hospital. Dotty will miss all her family and friends but she is in Heaven now with Jesus and will be there to greet us when it is our time to go home. Friends and family will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Monday September 13th from 2-4 pm and from 6-8 pm. and on Tuesday from 8 am to 9:30 am with parting prayers at 9:30 am. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday 10 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, followed by burial services at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers or gifts to the family, please make a donation in Dorothy's memory to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association. The family expresses their gratitude for all of your kind thoughts and prayers.

 


George Williams, Jr.

September 08, 2021 |

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

George Williams, Jr., 57, of Elizabeth, passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021. He was born September 23, 1963 in McKeesport and was the son of the late George Williams, Sr., and of Patricia Lorraine (Vandervort) Williams of Elizabeth. George worked for St. Moritz Building as a Commercial Janitor for 10+ years. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Zachary S. (Stephanie Golya) Williams of Elizabeth, daughter, Kelsi N. Williams of Elizabeth, brothers, David and Dan Williams, sister, Dawn Williams, grandson, Khyzer M.A Golya and a newborn grandson. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Karlie S. Williams, brother, Carl R. Williams, and sister, Patricia Lou Williams. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Jennifer L. Hreha

September 08, 2021 |

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

Jennifer L. Hreha, age 39, of White Oak, died at home on September 6, 2021, due to complications from Diabetes.  Born September 28, 1981, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Duane and Deborah (Cooper) Hreha.  
Jennifer began her career with UPMC as a customer service representative, but with her positive attitude and exceptional performance, she was promoted to Coordinator, member services. She cherished her nephew Theo and enjoyed their time spent together doing crafts. Jennifer was a kind, loving person who cherished the time spent with her family. She was always there to lend a helping hand when you needed her.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Jessica (Adam) Nelson; aunt, Jackie Deet; uncles, John Cooper, Michael (Cathy) Cooper, Frank (Gennie) Hreha, and David (Mary Beth) Hreha and many cousins.  
She was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Agnes Cooper, Frank and Ina Hreha, and a cousin who was like a sister, Michelle Deet.

 
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Margaret "Peggy" Pacich

September 08, 2021 |

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

Margaret “Peggy” Herman Pacich, age 78, passed away in Wesley Chapel, FL, on August 31, 2021. Peggy was born on July 9, 1943 to David and Mary Hulda Herman in Clairton, PA.  There she graduated from Clairton High School, class of 1961. Soon after, she married her husband George Pacich, also from Clairton. Together, the two moved around, living in Baldwin and Bethel Park, before moving to Florida for the remainder of their lives. During her life, Peggy stayed busy. She worked in commercial property management, and she loved her job. She raised her four children: George D. (Daisy Landes) Pacich, Mark (Natalie) Pacich , Kirstin (Pete) Williams, and Patricia Trout. She became a grandmother to 6 grandchildren: Alexa, Adam, Sam, Nate, Idanya, and Luka.

 
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