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Michael W. Kelly

June 14, 2022 |

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

Michael W. Kelly, age 60, of McKeesport, died June 13, 2022, at home. Born July 23, 1961, in North Charleroi, he was the son of the late Charles E. Kelly and Mary L. Lavender and the husband of Karen (Pastore) Kelly.

Michael was a United States Army veteran. He enjoyed trips to the racetrack and playing guitar in his free time.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Desirae (Daniel) Bendel and Michelle See; grandchildren, Cameron, Dean, and Isabella; and sister, Carrie Ashcraft. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles E. Kelly, Jr.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com. Supervisor, Charles Danforth

 


David D. Foster

June 14, 2022 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

David Daniel “Frost” Foster, 49 of Clairton, formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022, at Canterbury Place. He was born in McKeesport on March 27, 1973, to the late David Daniel Pryor and Cynthia Louise (Foster) Kelley. He is survived by his daughter Brittany L. Foster of Clairton as well as his sons Colton David and Clayton Daniel. Further survivors include brothers Eric C. Foster of Pittsburgh and Adam J. Kelley of Clairton, stepfather Howard Kelley of Clairton as well as his past partner Dawn R. Anderson of Clairton. He is further survived by his nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his grandparents Dorothy and John Foster.

He enjoyed fishing, video games, listening to music (especially Metallica), and spending time with his family. He was employed by Water Ways, testing hoses for fire companies.

 
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Dolores E. DiGrandi

June 14, 2022 |

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

Dolores E. DiGrandi, age 88, of West Mifflin, formerly of Scottdale, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Arrowood at Southwestern. She retired as a tavern owner with her husband in Ohio and Latrobe. Born July 12, 1933 in Scottdale, she was a daughter of the late Otto and Sarah (Parfitt) Enberg and wife of the late John DiGrandi. She is survived by sisters, Janora Disman of Elizabeth and Sara Mickey of Greenville, NC; also, nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Private burial will be at Greenridge Memorial Park, Connellsville. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Dolores Alice Weinstein

June 14, 2022 |

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

Dolores Alice Weinstein, 89, long-time White Oak resident, wife, mother, and matriarch of a loving extended family died Sunday, June 12, 2022. Mrs. Weinstein was born July 6, 1932, in McKeesport to Mildred Rita (Topley) and Joseph Lorraine Wilson. In her youth, Dolores played piano, sang in the Duquesne High School chorus, and acted in the Senior Class play with her future husband. She graduated from Duquesne High School in 1950 and married her high school sweetheart, H. Wayne Weinstein, on Feb. 17, 1951. In 1958, Dolores and Wayne moved to White Oak, where they raised seven children and became active members of the community.

Dolores is remembered as a role model who readily embraced and took a genuine interest in everyone she met. As her family and circle of friends grew, she hosted hundreds of gatherings celebrating holidays, birthdays, baptisms, 1st communions, confirmations, graduations, baby and bridal showers, wedding anniversaries, and more.

Dolores was a pioneer for women simply by living life on her terms. While raising 7 children, she served as a Girl Scout Leader, a board member of the Jayceettes, and president of the Christian Mothers and Catholic Womens’ Guild. She ran for public office, winning all seven times, fulfilling two six-year terms as auditor and five four-year terms as the 1st female member of the White Oak Boro Town Council. After retiring from Town Council, Dolores was appointed as Local Registrar of Vital Records and was employed by the state of Pennsylvania for 17 years.

 
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June M. (Feight) Clem

June 13, 2022 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

June M. (Feight) Clem, age 91, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully at Wesbury UMRC of Meadville, on June 9, 2022. June was born June 16, 1930, the daughter of the late Kenneth Feight and Leah (Dunlap) Feight in Jeannette.

June was a devoted wife to Clifford for over 65 years and a beloved mother to her daughter and son. June retired from (Verizon) Bell Telephone Company of Greensburg after many years of service. Her love of sewing and friendship with her church ladies sewing group for many years was seen through the beautiful lap blankets that they graciously donated to those in need.

The moments that brought June her greatest joy were when her family was together. She treasured time with her children, grandchildren, and even great-grandchildren. June will always be remembered for her loving heart and generous spirit as she faithfully looked for ways to help and serve others.

 
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James Dimitroff

June 13, 2022 |

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

James Dimitroff, age 92, of Glassport, died on Monday, June 13, 2022. He was born in Glassport on February 4, 1930 and is the son of the late Fidan and Stefka Monrovia Dimitroff. He served in the United States Navy Reserve during the Korean War and was employed as a bread truck driver in his early years. He later retired in 1983 from the strand department of Copperweld in Glassport. He enjoyed woodworking, which included making cabinets in his spare time, and loved to play golf and cards with his family. Most of all, he loved being with his wife of 70 years, and his family. He was an all-around good guy. He'll also be missed by the family dog, Murphy.

 
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Ethel Rodibaugh

June 13, 2022 |

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

Ethel Rodibaugh, age 97 of Versailles, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022.  Born July 12, 1924 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Silvasi) Makatura.  A member of the Free Hungarian Reformed Church of McKeesport and a former nurse's aide at McKeesport Hospital, Ethel joins her husband, the late Paul E. Rodibaugh, Sr., who passed away January 2, 1996.

 
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Kathryn V. Skinta

June 13, 2022 |

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

Kathryn V. Skinta, age 90, of Murrysville, formerly of Braddock, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Born in Braddock on November 26, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Skinta. She was Catholic by faith. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., at Monongahela Cemetery-North Braddock, with Rev. Thomas Dansak, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.

 


Loren "Herk" D. Winslow Sr.

June 13, 2022 |

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

Loren "Herk" D. Winslow Sr., a son of the late Earl and Katheryn Winslow passed at UPMC Shadyside Hospital on June 11, 2022. Herk was born on February 14, 1950 in Blair, NE. In the early 1960's, his family relocated to Uniontown. Herk graduated from Laurel Highlands High School and earned a business degree from Penn State University, Fayette Campus. He retired from the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 2016.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Rita (Gearing) Winslow and children, Loren (Dianne) Winslow and Katheryn (Brian) Wood; grandchildren, Kaleb, Shyla, Cash and Jonas Winslow; sister, Katheryn Kiger; and brothers-in-law, Beacher Atkins and Larry Gaskill; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Martin Jamar Leonard

June 13, 2022 |

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

Martin Jamar Leonard, age 30, of McKeesport was called home on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at UPMC McKeesport. He was born in McKeesport on February 18, 1992 and is the son of the late Matthew B. Long and Shawn D. Leonard and as well stepfather, Anthony K. Grey.

 
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Patricia E. "Pat" Jakub

June 12, 2022 |

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

Patricia E. “Pat” Jakub, age 80, of West Mifflin, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at home. Born in McKeesport, on December 4, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Agnes (Reichenbach) Romanek. She was a retired registrar for Duquesne University, a member of St. Agnes Church of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, and she volunteered at the former St. Agnes School in West Mifflin. Pat loved her family more than anything, especially her grandchildren.

She was the beloved wife of William D. Jakub for 59 years; mother of Joell (Mack) McSheehy of Monroeville and Jill (Jay) McKelvey of Greenock; grandmother of Collin McSheehy, Courtney McSheehy, Jaymee McKelvey and Jakub McKelvey; great grandmother of Ella Joell; and sister of Geraldine (late Harry) Reilly of Idaho Falls, ID.

 
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Sylvester Skrinjorich

June 11, 2022 |

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

Sylvester “Bootsie” Skrinjorich, age 87, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a retired electrician at U.S. Steel Clairton Works, founder and owner of Sylvester & Tweetie’s Restaurant for the past 20-years, and was also the founder of Skrinny’s Auto. He was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union, member and past worshipful master of the Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge #526 in Elizabeth, and he loved polkas and football.

Born January 19, 1935 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Stanko and Mary (Hrvacic) Skrinjorich. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy M. (Beckinger) Skrinjorich; daughters, Dorothy (James) Wycoff of Elizabeth Twp. and Sue (Howard) Trail of Bunola; son, Ron (Sue) Skrinjorich of Forward Twp.; grandchildren, Mimi (Anthony Rash) Wycoff, Dayna (Ben) Muir, Chris and Mike Trail, Ron (Leah) Skrinjorich, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Harley, Savanna and Ben Muir, Teddi Lee and Danica Pavlack, Trystyn, Leon and Levi Skrinjorich; brother, Joseph Skrinjorich of Jefferson Hills; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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Carol Ann Grilli

June 10, 2022 |

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

Carol Ann Grilli, age 73, of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at home. She retired as clerk for the City of Clairton. She was a former employee at Sky Bank in Jefferson Hills, worked at Walnut Bingo Hall in Wilson, and was a former employee at Foodmart in Clairton. She enjoyed trips to the casino and was an avid reader.

Born November 3, 1948 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Emerson Davis and Hilda (Trasp) Jones. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Dean A. Grilli; daughter, Danielle (Brian) Pavlack of Elizabeth Twp.; son, Shawn (Cyndi) Grilli of White Oak; granddaughter, Seneca Thompson of Elizabeth Twp.; step-grandchildren, Hollah, Aria, Paige and Christopher; brother-in-law, Paige (Sandy) Grilli of Charleroi; also, aunts and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by stepfather, Paul Jones.

 
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Jessica L. Kaufman

June 10, 2022 |

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

Jessica L Kaufman, age 32, of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022. Born June 14, 1989 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of John "Jack" Kaufman Jr. of Florida and Sharon (Tim Butler) Kaufman of Jefferson Hills. In addition to her parents, she is survived by fiance, Shawn Holmes of Tarentum; children, Dominic Natale, Ryleigh Cranmer, Noah Cranmer and Gianna Holeva; sister, Alyssa (Clayton) Huff of Elizabeth; brothers, John (Samantha) Kaufman of Jefferson Hills, Kevin (Leah) Kalyn of Chesterfield, VA and Gary Kalyn of Pittsburgh; also, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Monday, June 13, 2022 from 4-8 PM. No services are planned. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Richard A. Pomycala

June 10, 2022 |

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

Richard A. Pomycala, age 84, of Port Vue, died June 8, 2022, at St. Clair Hospital.  Born September 14, 1937, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Busch) Pomycala and husband of the late Sandy (Buono) Pomycala for 60 years.  
Richard was self-employed and lettered many monuments in local cemeteries.  He was a member of the Saints Joachim and Anne Parish, the North Versailles Seniors, the former Port Vue Men's Club, and the Port Vue and East McKeesport American Legion.  Richard enjoyed woodworking and was known as "Mr. Fix It" and was also on the 1950 McKeesport Little League World Series Team.

 
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