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Peggy Page Sepcic

January 11, 2020 |

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

Peggy Page Comer Sepcic, 91, of McKeesport passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 peacefully at home. She was born on June 4, 1928 in Shenandoah, VA to the late Franklin and Fannie Comer. She was the wife of the late James George Sepcic, who passed away October 19, 2017. The youngest of 14 siblings who grew up in Shenandoah, Va, Peggy was a strong, caring woman who was already driving at age 14 because, as the last sibling home, she was responsible for taking care of her mother. Peggy was always a sharply-dressed, loving, & welcoming woman who always had a pot of coffee on the stove and an extra plate at her table so no one ever left her home hungry or without good conversation. Until Peggy became ill, she was active member of many organizations including the board of the Liberty Presbyterian Church, an executive member of the McKeesport Hospital Women’s Committee, and a volunteer EMT for the Liberty Borough Ambulance service.  Peggy was loved & revered by all who knew her.

 
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Thomas H. O’Toole

January 11, 2020 |

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

Thomas H. O’Toole, 85, of Castle Shannon and formerly Elizabeth Township, sailed into eternity on Jan. 10, 2020. He was born on Nov. 30, 1934, in Saginaw, MI, to the late John and Rhea O’Toole. He is survived by his wife Darlene (Straw); sons Kevin (Melinda) of Monroeville and Kerry of Barefoot Bay, FL; daughter Kelly (Chris Peters) of Annapolis, MD; daughter-in-law Sharon of North Huntingdon; grandchildren Bradley, Shannon, Drew, Ryan and Sara; and great-grandson Jordan. He was preceded in death by his first wife Rose Marie (Curcio) and brothers John, William and Donald. A retiree of Elizabeth Carbide Die Co.,

 
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William A. "Red" Brewster

January 10, 2020 |

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

William A. "Red" Brewster,  88, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was born September 25, 1931 in Boston and was the son of the late William and Rose (Maguire) Brewster. He was the husband of the late Margaret L. "Maggie" (Gilbert) Brewster who passed away February 6, 2006. Red was a retired Truck Driver and was a member of Teamsters Local 249.

 
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Richard P. Moran

January 09, 2020 |

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

Richard P. Moran, 81, of Scottdale, Arizona, formerly of Duquesne, died unexpectantly at home on Monday, January 6, 2020. Born in Duquesne on July 17, 1938, he was the son of the late John P. and Anna (Matura) Moran. Mr. Moran was a retired Duquesne School teacher and  coached Basketball at Duquesne High School for 16 years, compiling an impressive 273-156 record.

He won 6 WPIAL Championships, 2 PIAA State Championships and 8 section championships. Under Rich's tutelage, 5 of his players reached the prestigious 1000 point club.  Rich won numerous Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and McKeesport Daily News Coach of the Year awards.

He was also a former member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in West Mifflin.

 
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Arthur Williams

January 09, 2020 |

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

Arthur Williams, 82, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, passed peacefully on January 3, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

Born December 18, 1937 in Clairton, PA, son of the late Essie Williams, Sr. and Donnie Williams. Preceded in death by Essie Williams, Jr., David, Robert, Charles, James, and Bernice Williams.

Arthur was married to Mary Williams for 37 years. (Together for 50 yrs)

He served in the U.S Air Force and later joined the National Guard. He retired from McKeesport Hospital. Arthur enjoyed nature, carving wood and making canes.

 
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Kevin Liam Machesky, Jr.

January 09, 2020 |

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

Kevin Liam Machesky, Jr., 24, of Greenock, passed away Wednesday, January  8, 2020. He was born February 21, 1995 in Monroeville. Kevin was proprietor of Machesky Excavation and was a 2013 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School.

 
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Laura Lynn Haywood

January 09, 2020 |

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

Laura Lynn Haywood, age 57 of Forward Twp., passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born May 22, 1962 in Wilkinsburg, she was a daughter of the late Patricia Caldwell.  A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Laura was a home care nurse for Gallagher Home Health Services.  She is survived by her children Linsey Haywood of Forward Twp. and Adam Haywood of West Mifflin, and her granddaughter Ariel.  Friends will be received on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 2 PM to 4 PM in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, Versailles.  Interment will be private.  www.bekavacfuneralhome.com  

 
 


Burke Webb

January 09, 2020 |

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

Burke Webb, 70, was born on January 26, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He departed this life, Friday, January 3, 2020 at Kane Regional Medical Center.

Burke was the son of the late Isaac Webb and Helen Jeffries.  He was employed by Irvin Works and retired from the VA Center in Oakland.

He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War.

 
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George Orean Saunders

January 09, 2020 |

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

George Orean Saunders, 88, was born on February 27, 1931 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania. He departed this life, Friday, January 3, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. He was the son of the late Samuel Frederick Saunders and Amanda House. He was also preceded in death by his son William Saunders.

George obtained a Business Degree from Lincoln University. He was the loving husband of Ruth Matthews Saunders for 67 years. He retired from U. S. Steel after 35 years.  He was the Pastor for Gospel of Jesus Church in Duquesne, Pennsylvania for a number of years.

He loved his church. He enjoyed gardening, and admired everything about airplanes; although he never flew in one.

 
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Cheryl A. Estok

January 09, 2020 |

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

Cheryl A. (Watazychyn) Estok, age 58, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at home. She was an administrative assistant for West Mifflin School District and enjoyed being a beautician for family and friends. Born August 30, 1961, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Louise (Miller) Watazychyn and wife of the late James T. Estok. She is survived by sons, Casey J. Estok of Forward Twp. and Cody T. Estok of Bunola; brother, Dale (Rebecca) Watazychyn of Georgetown, TX; in-laws, Tom and Mary Ann Estok of West Mifflin; and many good friends. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 2-8 PM. A Blessing will take place on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 12 NOON in the funeral home with Fr. Rajko Kosic officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


June Ann Long Gilmore-Koebler

January 09, 2020 |

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

June Ann Long Gilmore-Koebler, of Manor and Westmoreland City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Thanks to Pastor Glenn Meyers, of Ardara Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Westmoreland Manor A1 Floor, the staff, caregivers and nurses for their care and love to mom.
There will be no visitation. Arrangements were made by the JAMES W. SHIRLEY FUNERAL HOME, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.
www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Grey E. Pratt

January 08, 2020 |

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

Grey E. Pratt, age 87, of White Oak, died January 7, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born December 22, 1932, in North Versailles, he was the son of the late Edgar and Edna (Colflesh) Pratt and the husband of the late Dolores (Hussey) Pratt.

 
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Daniel K. Mowery

January 08, 2020 |

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

Daniel K. Mowery, 75, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020. He was born May 27, 1944 in Irwin, a son of the late LeRoy and Helen (Barrett) Mowery. Dan was a 1962 graduate of Norwin High School, and was a proud U.S. Army veteran that served in the Vietnam Conflict from 1966 – 1968 receiving the Purple Heart. Prior to retirement he worked at Westinghouse (various locations), and as a corrections officer for SCI Pittsburgh and SCI Fayette. He was a lover of muscle cars especially his Corvette, a member of American Legion Post 359, Irwin, and a social member of North Irwin Fireman’s Club.

 
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Rev. Joseph R. Grosko

January 08, 2020 |

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

Rev. Joseph R. Grosko, 87, past away peacefully on January 6, 2020 in Marian Manor Personal Care Home in Pittsburgh. Born in Braddock, March 27, 1932, he was the son of the late Andrew and Susan Grosko. He is survived by three sisters: Ann Pavlan, Elizabeth Rittenberger, and Julie Zuger, also many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers; Andrew and John Grosko, and two sisters; Margaret Baker and Angie Neary.

Rev. Grosko was a proud Veteran of the Vietnam War were he served as a Navy Chaplain.

 
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Reagan Terin Cash

January 08, 2020 |

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

Reagan Terin Cash, 23 months, was born on January 19, 2018, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She departed this life, Tuesday, December 31, 2019. She was the daughter of Jah-Mosia Cash and Christopher Simmons of McKeesport. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, James E. Robertson and her uncle, Mahlik T. Cash. Surviving are her brothers Zyon Cash, Giovanni, Christopher Jr., and Jadore Simmons; sisters, Giani, Onnesti, Kaniyah, and Alegacy Simmons; grandmothers, Teneshia Cash and Rosemary Martin; great-grandmother Rhonda Cash and Annie (Frank) Anderson; great-great grandmother, Mildred Cromerdie; grandfathers, Tashaki Simmons; great-grandfather, Leonard (Shirley) Robinson; godmother, Isha Johnson; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

 
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