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Theresa Marsh

November 01, 2016 |

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

Theresa Marsh, age 83 of North Huntingdon died November 1, 2016 at her home. She was born March 17, 1933 in Wall, Pa., a daughter of the late Harry and Dorothea Weckluck Kazousky. 

 
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Margaret "Peg" Ann Weyer

November 01, 2016 |

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

Margaret "Peg" Ann Weyer, age 89 of White Oak, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016 at Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. Born September 20, 1927 in Braddock, she was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Fleck) Weyer, Sr. Peg was a graduate of McKeesport High School, and later went on to earn her bachelor's degree from Slippery Rock University. Upon her graduation, she began working at the White Oak School and later Francis McClure Intermediate School as a 7th grade science teacher, where she was often referred to as "Sarge". It was there that she started the Drug Awareness Program, having won awards from the Governor of Pennsylvania. She dedicated her spare time as a girl scout leader in White Oak, served as a Sunday school teacher and choir member at Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a long time member of Faith Lutheran Church in her later years. Peg was an avid traveler, visiting many of the western states, and loved to spend time camping and taking in all aspects of the outdoors. Her many dogs were her pride and joy. She is survived by her niece, Debra (Jim) Baird of Kearneysville, WV; nephew, Kevin (Roberta) Weyer of White Oak; great nieces and nephews, Jessica (Erik) Bibb, Joanna Baird, Adam (Theresa) Weyer, and Ashley (Javiera) Alverez; sister-in-law, Helen Weyer of White Oak; cousins, Betty Joan Keenan and Robert Dale Davis; and two great-great nieces and two great-great nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brother, James Weyer, Jr. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Michael Ryan will officiate. Burial will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Pgh, PA 15222. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Mary E. "Betty" Downer

October 31, 2016 |

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

Mary E. "Betty" (Cypher) Downer, age 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2016 in Arden Courts, Jefferson Hills.  Born June 24, 1923 in Pittsburgh to the late James D. and Josephine (Murphy) Cypher, she was a very active member and former Eucharistic Minister at Holy Spirit Parish in West Mifflin and a US Navy veteran of WWII. 

 
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Evalyn Walos

October 31, 2016 |

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

Evalyn Walos, 95, of Christy Park, died Saturday, October 29, 2016. She was born January 13, 1921 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Gregorius and Anastasia Oryniak Kichan. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Walos who died December 27, 1981. She was a member of St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, and helped to make their famous pirohy.

 
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Philip A. "Buddy" O'Connell

October 31, 2016 |

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

Philip A. "Buddy" O'Connell, 89, of Glassport, died Saturday, October 29, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 2, 1926 in Glassport and was the son of the late Daniel Patrick and Gertrude Elizabeth Wolf O'Connell. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Jane Scripko O'Connell who died November 11, 2007. They were married August 4, 1948. Philip was a WWII US Army Veteran.

 
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Carrie Ann Monk

October 31, 2016 |

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

Carrie Ann Monk, age 57 of Unity Township and formerly of Liberty Borough, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Latrobe Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born July 2, 1959 in Silver Creek, NY, she was a daughter of the late Glen and Geraldine (Ward) Monk and was preceded in death by a brother Darrell Monk.

 
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Geraldine Phyllis Monk

October 31, 2016 |

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

Geraldine Phyllis Monk, age 86 of Monroeville, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 in her daughter's home.  Born March 28, 1930 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Charles William and Bessie (Bassford) Ward.

 
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Gerald E. "Jerry" Kunkel

October 31, 2016 |

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

Gerald E. “Jerry” Kunkel, age 61, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at HCR ManorCare Bethel Park.  He was a machinist and mechanic at U.S. Steel Irvin Works with 35 years of service and a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. 

 
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James Albert Blair

October 30, 2016 |

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

Mr. James Albert Blair, age 60, of Liberty Borough, died October 24, 2016, at his home. Born April 18, 1956, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Robert and Alberta (Ondrey) Blair.
Before he retired, James worked as a brakeman for Union Railroad. James was good at fixing things; he enjoyed working on cars and accomplishing home projects.

 
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Doris (Bildhauser) Schweickert

October 29, 2016 |

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

Doris (Bildhauser) Schweickert, 88, formerly of Elizabeth Twp. Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 28, 2016 at St Mary’s East in Erie Pennsylvania after an extended illness. Doris was born on April 2, 1928 to the late August and Dora Wise Bildhauser in Clairton Pa. After graduating from Clairton High School she attended the Business Institute of Pittsburgh. She spent her working years as a secretary for a Pittsburgh Law Firm and Ervin Works Industrial Engineering. Doris married her beloved husband Clarence Schweickert on July 2, 1949 and raised 3 beautiful children.

 
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Michael Anthony Turnell

October 29, 2016 |

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

Michael Anthony Turnell, 33, of Monongahela, died Friday, October 28, 2016. He was born January 7, 1983 in McKeesport and was the son of Thomas B. and Karen M. Yates Turnell of Liberty Borough. He was a member of the Elrama Gun Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and motorcycles. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Diana Turnell of Liberty Borough, grandmother, Dolores Yates of Elizabeth, uncle, Bert (Trudy) Yates of Liberty Borough, aunt, Tammy (Sean) Tremba of Crafton, great-uncle, Robert Wooddell of Texas, nephews, Jacob and Brayden Turnell, cousins and his companion, Teresa Lilley of Monongahela.

 
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Anna Tarr

October 29, 2016 |

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

Anna Tarr, 85, of White Oak, died Friday, October 28, 2016. She was born January 27, 1931 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Tizedez Halasz. She was the wife of the late Frank Tarr who died May 18, 1985. Anna was a member of St. Angela Merici Church where she formerly taught CCD. She was also a former member of the Ladies of Charity and the Carmelite 3rd Order.

 
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Karl James Kwolek, Jr.

October 28, 2016 |

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

Karl James Kwolek, Jr., 51, of Whitehall, formerly of White Oak, died Friday October 28, 2016. He was born July 1, 1965 in McKeesport. Karl was a graduate of Bridgewater College in VA and was a Production Manager for Marvel Marking in the Southside of Pittsburgh. He had previously worked for UPMC Insurance, the University of Pittsburgh and the Fred S. James Co. He is survived by his parents, Karl J. (Margo) Kwolek, Sr., of Weyers Cave, VA, and Isabelle Grace Kwolek of North Versailles, fiancée, Carrie Heasley of Whitehall, sisters, Kimberly Kwolek (John) Shahan of McGaughleysville, VA, and Kammi (Peter) Evans of Weyers Cave, VA, brother, Jamison (Crystal) Kwolek of Singers Glen, VA, and special nephew, Steven J. Kwolek of Charlottesville, VA.

 
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Deborah J. Robinson

October 28, 2016 |

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

Deborah J. Robinson, 63, of Roswell, Georgia, formerly of McKeesport, peacefully transitioned October 25, 2016 in Emory University Hospital Midtown.

 
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Patrick J. Mercurio

October 28, 2016 |

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

Patrick J. Mercurio, age 92, of McKeesport, died October 24, 2016, at Riverside Care Center. Born November 30, 1923, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Costantino and Giovanini (Masceri) Mercurio and the husband of Mildred (Keresman) Mercurio, for over 60 years. Patrick worked at Cox’s Department Store, where he was a buyer in the men’s clothing department for over 25 years and later retired from Macy’s, as a salesman. He was US Army veteran, serving during WWII.

 
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