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Herbert C. Anderson

July 25, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Herbert C. Anderson, 85, of North Irwin, died Saturday July 23, 2016. He was born March 24, 1931 in North Irwin, a son of the late Herbert T. and Karen A. (Dahlman) Anderson and was also preceded in death by his son in law, John Cenis and a brother, Robert C. Anderson. He was a graduate of North Huntingdon High School, Class of 1950, was a retired employee of Westinghouse Electric Corp., Trafford, and a member of Norwin Alliance Church.

 
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Russell J. “Rusty” Collie

July 25, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Russell J. “Rusty” Collie, 83, of North Huntingdon, died Friday July 22, 2016 at home. He was born December 15, 1932 in Claridge, a son of the late Russell and Rose (Zahrobsky) Collie and was also preceded in death by a sister Rosemary Bengel and an infant sister Beverly. He was a retired assistant superintendent of labor relations for the Union Railroad and was also a former schoolteacher for the Turtle Creek High School.

 
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Helen F. Hunt

July 25, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Helen F. Hunt, 100, of Duquesne died July23, 2016. Daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Chuba) Kubacky. Beloved wife of the late Edward D. Hunt. She is survived by daughters Nancy Coley of Westboro, MA and Marilyn Dorato of New York City, NY; grandchildren Douglas (Cornelia) Coley, Daniel (Helene) Coley and Amanda (David) Dorato-Robertson; great-grandchildren Patrick, Sarah, Alexander, Madeleine, Stella, Michael, and Daniel.

 
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Richard "Turk" J. Farmer Sr.

July 25, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Richard "Turk" J. Farmer Sr., 83, of Port Vue died Friday July 22, 2016. He was the son of the late John and Harriet Farmer. Beloved husband of Joan (Olack) Farmer; father of John Farmer of Port Vue, Richie Farmer of Port Vue, Chris (Missy) Farmer of West Mifflin, Denise (Tony) Digiacomo of Lincoln Boro, and Dawn Farmer of Penn Hills; grandfather of Lindsay (Bryan) Dalke, Kristen Digiacomo; Isabella, Logan, Abigail, Brady, and Noah Farmer; brother of Joanne Bromer of Ohio and Maryann Price of White Oak, also nieces and nephews.

 
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Aleeda (Koelsch) McIntyre

July 25, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Aleeda (Koelsch) McIntyre, age 85, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was born October 8, 1930 in Irwin, a daughter of the late John Francis and Agnes (Gustafson) Koelsch. She was a former member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Irwin and worked for over 40 years as the secretary of McIntyre & Sons Garbage Disposal.

 
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Robert “Bob” James Campagna

July 25, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Robert “Bob” James Campagna, age 77, of McKeesport, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 21, 2016, at his home. Born Oct. 10, 1938, in Canonsburg, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Diechler) Campagna and the husband for 20 years to Rhonda (Handley) Campagna.
Robert was a former policeman in Mt. Oliver. He retired from Keystone Oaks School District where he worked in the maintenance department. He later went back to work as a Road Captain for U.S. Security Associates.

 
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Beverly McCormick Petkanics

July 25, 2016 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Beverly Ann McCormick Petkanics, 71, of West Mifflin, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from multiple myeloma.  Following are the words Beverly penned before her passing. “HAPPY IS THE HOME THAT SHELTERS A FRIEND”.

 
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Millie M. Harris

July 24, 2016 |

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

Millie M. Harris, 77 years old of Orlando, Florida, died July 18, 2016 in Orlando Regional Medical Center.

 
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Nicole Alexandra Petrillo

July 24, 2016 |

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

Nicole Alexandra Petrillo, age 26, of Trafford, passed away July 22, 2016. She was born November 14, 1989 in Monroeville, PA, a daughter of Greg and Mary Ann D'Angelo Petrillo.

 
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Dorothy L. Bellas

July 24, 2016 |

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

Dorothy L. Bellas, age 83 of Port Vue, died Saturday, July 23, 2016.

 
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Rosemarie Randolph

July 24, 2016 |

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

Rosemarie Randolph, 65 years old of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, departed this Earthly life July 21, 2016 at Home.

 
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Thomas R. Binger

July 23, 2016 |

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

Thomas R. Binger, age 46 of McKeesport, passed on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Allegheny General Hospital. Born October 29, 1969 in McKeesport, he was the son of Chris (Breletic) Binger and the late Gary M. "Red" Binger, and beloved husband of Lori A. Tatkus-Binger for 21 years. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his daughter, Schae, of home; grandmother, Dominga Breletic, of McKeesport; sister, Melissa Binger, of McKeesport; niece, Lily Binger; brother, Matthew (Shannon Payne) Binger, of New York; uncles, Robin Breletic and Kevin (Kim) Breletic; sister-in-law, Chris (Joe) DiBattista; cousins, Carly, Dylan and Ryan; and his cherished dogs, Scrappy, Onyx, Zeus and Pollo. He was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Charlotte Tatkus. Thomas worked for UPMC McKeesport where he was a dedicated surgical technician for many years. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Blessing Service will be Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Christ the Light of the World Parish. Father Thomas J. Lewandowski will officiate. Burial will be private. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Susan M. Goyda

July 23, 2016 |

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

Susan M. Goyda, age 62, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at her home.  She was born June 14, 1954 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Handlovic Fox.

 
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Nellie Gostovich

July 22, 2016 |

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

 Nellie Gostovich, age 91 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016.  Born March 6 ,1925 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Nikola and Marija (Vuksich) Gostovich. 

 
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Stella Markowitz

July 22, 2016 |

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

Stella Markowitz, age 88, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at Transitions Health Care Center.

 
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