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Dennis “Denny” Pascuzzi

November 18, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Dennis “Denny” Pascuzzi, 78, died Nov. 11, 2020. Son of the late William and Gloria Pascuzzi Brother of the late Douglas Pascuzzi and David W. Altman, Sr. Dennis is survived by his nephew: David W. Altman, Jr, and his wife, Heidi and their two children, Brittany and Blake, and also good friend Shawn Conley.  Dennis’s passions included golf and cutting hair. Both were practiced for 50 years. Dennis was the owner of The Hair Den where he was loved by all his clients. Dennis will be remembered by his love for Pittsburgh sports, fishing, cars, but most importantly his love for others and his family.

 
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Henry Earl Rice

November 18, 2020 |

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

Henry Earl Rice, 74, was born on February 16, 1946, in Rock Hill, SC.  The beloved son to the late Henry and Addie B. (Thompson) Rice, departed this life on  November 8, 2020, at Southwestern Health Center, West Mifflin, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Lee, and son, Franswal Rice.  

Henry worked as a Truck Driver for CJ Langinfelder and Clairton Mill. His passion was driving trucks; which he did for over 30 years, and hanging with his friends. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Buena Vista, PA.

 
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Linda A. Booth

November 17, 2020 |

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

Linda A. (Molinari) Booth, age 72, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Clairton, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. where she was president of the Christian Mothers, a Eucharistic minister and a greeter. She was a former sales associate at Catherine's in Southland Shopping Center. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a friend to all who needed her. She was the perfect example of our lady handmaiden. Born June 12, 1948 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Angelo William and Catherine A. (Viscusi) Molinari. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jack R. Booth; daughter, Mary Catherine (Phillip) DiMarco of Jefferson Hills; and grandchildren, Christina and Domenic DiMarco.

 
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Ly Thi Nguyen

November 17, 2020 |

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

Ly Thi Nguyen, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville, PA. She was born July 6, 1937 in Quang Ngai, Vietnam. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thua Van Nguyen. She is survived by her sons, Doi Trong Nguyen, Hieu Trong Nguyen, Nghia Trong Nguyen, Hanh Trong Nguyen; daughters, Thu Dung Thi Nguyen, Thu Van Thi Nguyen, Thu Ngoc Thi Nguyen. Family and friends will be received from 12pm to 8 pm on Wednesday and Thursday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A funeral service will take place on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment to follow in Long Run Cemetery. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Kenneth L. Goldsworthy

November 17, 2020 |

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

Kenneth L. Goldsworthy, age 67, of Elizabeth, died November 13, 2020, at home. Born February 8, 1953, in Glassport, he was the son of the late Palmer and Helen (Mordecki) Goldsworthy and the husband of Nancy (Valecko) Goldsworthy for 43 years.  Ken was retired from Sears Home Improvements, where he was a construction foreman.

 
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Sabina I. Kessler

November 17, 2020 |

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

Sabina I. Kessler, age 90 and formerly of Suffolk, VA and Clairton, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 in Arden Courts, Jefferson Hills.  Born August 28, 1930 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Dominic and Christine (Monaca) Mincone.  She and her husband of 58 years, the late William E. Kessler, were very active in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Suffolk, VA and also taught Sunday school there.  Her family will remember her kind and giving nature.  She is survived by her brother Angelo (Marian) Mincone of Elizabeth, nieces, nephews, great-nieces-and-nephews, great-great-nieces-and-nephews, and many godchildren.  Besides her parents and husband, Sabina was preceded in death by her siblings Christine Shuck, and Frank, Leccio, and Joseph Mincone.

 
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Anna Charney

November 17, 2020 |

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

Anna Charney, age 88 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born February 23, 1932 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Estock.  A former clerk at the US Post Office in Clairton, Anna was member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, St. Clare Church, where she sang in the choir, and a former member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, where she helped with bingo and event scheduling.  She was an active member of the Croatian Fraternal union lodges in Clairton and Versailles and both taught and participated in adult Tamburitzan classes in the area.  She also was a member of the Clairton Anglers Club and maintained a cabin there.  Besides her parents, Anna was preceded in death by her husband John Charney and siblings John, Michael, Mary, and Joseph Estock.  She is survived by her children Lee Ann (Richard) Yaga of Glassport and Daniel  and John Charney of Clairton; her sisters Margaret Tomasello of Clairton and Helen Hampson of Elizabeth; and also many nieces and nephews.  

 
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Richard E. Thomas

November 17, 2020 |

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

Richard Thomas, 79, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Port Charlotte, FL.  He was born, September 7, 1941 in Greensburg, a son of the late Edward and Mary (Bogonovich) Thomas.   Prior to his retirement, Richard worked for Sun Star, Inc. in Latrobe as a plastics engineer and was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Vietnam Era.  He was a graduate of Homestead High School Class of 1959, past president of PAL, coached PAL baseball, and played in the local men's senior softball league and Florida senior softball league.   He was a member of the Irwin American Legion, Society of Plastic Engineers, chairman of Cub Pack 252, and enjoyed skiing, golf and boating.  He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia Wright Thomas; sons, Rick and his wife, Monica, Scott and his wife, Rose; brother, Paul Thomas and his wife, Karen; two grandchildren, Alexander and Gabriella; and his canine companion, Riley.  Friends will be received from 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Monica Thomas  officiating.  Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White Oak Animal Shelter.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Phyllis G. White

November 17, 2020 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Phyllis G. White, 82, of Duquesne died Nov. 15, 2020.  She is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Gertrude (Eichler) White.  She is survived y her brothers Ralph K. White of Santa Clarita, CA and Douglas B. White of Huntington, WV; nieces and nephews Darlene (Phil) Johnson of Santa Clarita, CA, Diane (Dave) Baergen of Union Springs, WI, Sherry White of Huntington, WV, Beth Wiebe of Hooker, OK, Ken (Nancy) White of West Des Moines, IA and many great nieces and nephews.  Phyllis was retired from Westinghouse Bettis Plant; was a member of First Christian Church in McKeesport where she worked with the children's program.  She loved her pets and was the best aunt to her nieces and nephews and later to their extended families.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, on Thurs. from 7 to 9.  A funeral service will be held Fri. 10:00 am at the First Christian Church in McKeesport with Ray Beard.  Interment following Restland Memorial Park.

 


Reisse Jeanne Weiss

November 17, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Reisse Jeanne Weiss, 92, of McKeesport, died Monday, November 16, 2020 at Canterbury Place.  Born in McKeesport, PA on May 23, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Louis A. and Frances Klein Palley.  Wife of the late Nathan Weiss, she is survived by her brother, Jon N. Palley of Meriden, CT, also by nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Weiss was a retired mental health advocate for the national, state, and regional Alliance for the Mentally Ill.  She was a member of the Temple B’nai Israel, life member of Hadassah, life member of Women International (formerly B’nai Brith), and the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary.  A graveside service will be held Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Temple B’nai Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Howard Stein officiating.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Eileen Papson

November 16, 2020 |

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

Eileen Papson, age 74 of Jefferson Hills and formerly of Clairton, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 15, 2020.  Born November 19, 1945 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (DeFelice) Palmer; mother of Fred (Joanne) and Jason Papson; sister of Eugene (Leah) Palmer and the late Jennie Quintana; and aunt to many nieces and nephews.  A member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, Eileen was a thirty year employee with the Clairton School District.  She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. 

 
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Norma J. Geissler

November 16, 2020 |

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

Norma J. Geissler, age 82, of Port Vue, formerly of Christy Park, died November 12, 2020, at Jefferson Hospital. Born July 30, 1938, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Helen (Ornowski) Tatar and the wife of the late Donald Geissler.

Norma was a retired administrative assistant in the health care industry. She was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish. Norma enjoyed shopping and will always be remembered for her famous "stuffed cabbage rolls." Her greatest joy was the time she spent with her family.

 
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Robert E. Younge

November 16, 2020 |

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

Robert E. Younge, age 82, of Elizabeth, died November 13, 2020, at home. Born July 13, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Monaghan) Younge and the husband of the late Geraldine Marie (Zuger) Younge.

 
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Amelia G. Wilson

November 16, 2020 |

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

Amelia Wilson, 88, of Irwin, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born June 5, 1932 in Irwin, a daughter of the late Edward and Mamie (Thorpe) Exton.  Prior to her retirement, Amelia worked as an administrative assistant for various businesses.  She was a member of West Hempfield Presbyterian Church and enjoyed playing Bridge, quilting and traveling to Florida with her husband for the winters.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Wilson; brothers, Albert and Lestor Exton; sisters, Isabelle Shubert and Marietta Flaherty.  She is survived by her sons, Dale and Gregg Wilson; daughters, Diane Palmer and Laurie Prenatt and her husband, Patrick; six grandchildren, Nathan (Courtney), Megan, Adam, Heather, Gregg Alan, Bryan; and great-granddaughter, Addison.  Due to Covid-19, visitation and funeral service will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Amelia.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


George W. Lokay

November 16, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

George W. Lokay, 74, of North Versailles Twp. died Thursday, November 12, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Son of the late George and Lucile (Lacivita) Lokay. Beloved husband of Gloria (Iaci) Lokay.    Loving father of Gina (Mike) Giacchino and George (Rachel) Lokay. Brother of Jim (Angie) Lokay, Jack (Renee) Lokay, Rich (Debbie) Lokay, and Tim (Judy) Lokay. Dear grandfather of Nicoletta (Travis) Kuhn, Stefano Giacchino, Francesca Giacchino, and Sydney Lokay. Great Grandfather of Gia Kuhn. 

George was a Police Officer in North Versailles for 30 years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, the outdoors, working in his garden and time spent with his grandchildren.

 
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