Kenneth Edward Williams, Jr

September 22, 2020 |

By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

Kenneth Edward Williams, Jr., died Saturday, September 19, at home in McKeesport, PA.  He was 77.

 
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Edward Michael Kastriba

September 22, 2020 |

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

Edward Michael Kastriba, 35, of North Huntingdon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 21, 2020. He was born February 5, 1985 in McKeesport and was the son of late Albert Joseph Kastriba and Donna Marie (David) Karsnak Pandullo of North Huntingdon. Edward was a proud graduate of Norwin High School, Westmoreland Community College, and The University of Pittsburgh. He worked as a financial analyst for The University of Pittsburgh and also was owner of Heavy Weight Baits, LLC. Edward was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most importantly, he loved being a dad and spending time with and coaching his son, Aiden, in various sporting teams, as well as playing fantasy football and video games together.

 
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Patricia T. Foster

September 22, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Patricia T. Foster (Gabauer), 79, went home to be with the Lord on September 18, 2020. She passed away peacefully at her home after a long illness.

Patricia was born July 9, 1941 in West Mifflin, PA. She was heavily involved with her church St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Tampa; a member of the quilting club and the lady’s prayer group. She volunteered her time when needed and will always be remembered as a kind and giving person.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, Margaret and Anthony Gabauer, of Glassport, PA, sister Antoinette “Toni” (Howard) Evans of Glassport, PA. She is survived by her children, Christopher (Jennifer) Foster of Lutz, FL., Jill Foster of Brandon, FL., Jennifer (Jason) Wilkinson of Boiling Springs, SC.; four grandchildren Theresa, Brian, Kayla and Cody; four great grandchildren Miranda, Addison, Krystina and Koltyn; sister Judy (Harold) King of Glassport, PA.; brothers Tom (Ruth Ann) Gabauer of York, SC., and Rick (Leslie) Gabauer of Fort Mill, SC., and serveral nieces and nephews.

“May you rest in the arms of the Lord who formed you from the dust of the earth.  May Holy Mary, the angels, and all the Saints welcome you now that you have gone forth from this life. May Christ who was crucified for you, bring you freedom and peace.”

Family and friends will be received October 10, 2020 from 3:00 pm – 4:30pm at which time a blessing will be held with Father Tom Lewandowski at Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 640 Vermont Avenue, Glassport, PA  15405. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made to the American Lung Association.

She will be laid to rest at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Clearwater, FL.

 


Beverly A. Prokop

September 22, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Beverly A. Prokop, age 86, of McKeesport, died September 16, 2020, at Kane Community Living Center of McKeesport. Born January 24, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Dzugan) Berry and the wife of the late George V. Prokop.
Beverly took great pride in caring for her family and her home. She was a member of the St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church of McKeesport.

 
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Dolores Ann (Fate) Martin

September 21, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Dolores Ann Martin, age 88, passed after fulfilling her life here on earth, God welcomes Dolores into his Kingdom this day, September 20th, 2020.

A working single mother with the help of her parents, Charles Fate and Eunice (Cunningham) Fate, raised two children,  Gary (April) Martin, Joan D. Martin, and a deceased infant girl.

She leaves 5 grandchildren, Jason Martin, Justin Martin, great grandchildren; Chloe, Sarah, Jennifer, Christina, Felicity, Nolan, Lilly, Walker, Rebecca, Noah, Finly, Carmen and Vanna. They were her pride and joy and the love of her life. She also leaves my cousins of the Hopbell family and especially her favorite cousin, Leroy and Connie Kennell, Marcie,  Marylyn. Special friend of Lois Ondish, Marylyn and above all Marlene Hanlon.

 
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James D. Buck

September 21, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

James D. Buck, 77, of Austin, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Sweden Valley Manor after a brief illness.  Born July 25, 1943 in McKeesport, PA to James C. and Genevieve (Hudson) Buck, he worked as a Tool and Die Maker at GKN in Emporium.  On March 14, 1964 James married Anne Karija, and together they shared 56 years of marriage.

James was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, he was a longtime member of the NRA, and loved being in the outdoors of “God’s Country”.  He was a beloved husband, and a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

James is survived by his wife Anne Buck of Austin; a son:  Dennis (Angie) Buck of Austin; two grandchildren:  Logan Plant and DeLaney Plant; and a great grandchild:  Ryker Kelly.

 
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Linda Jean Broman

September 21, 2020 |

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

Linda Jean Broman, age 73 of Port Vue, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born July 22, 1947 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Glenn G. and Elinore E. (Rodgers) Broman.  A retired assistant manager for American General Financial and member of the Port Vue United Methodist Church.  Linda is survived by her brother Bob (Kathy) Broman of Penn Twp and her nephews -- who she loved with all of her heart and always treated so well -- Brad and Craig (Lindsay) Broman.

 
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Melvin Charles Harlan

September 21, 2020 |

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

Melvin Charles Harlan, 79, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at home. He was born April 8, 1941 in Glassport and was the son of the late Harold E. and Lucy I. (Gunder) Harlan. Melvin was a member and greeter at St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township. He was also a member of the adult education and fellowship group there. He was retired from Eastman Chemical Co, and had previously worked for US Steel Clairton Works. Melvin was a 1959 graduate of Glassport High School and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was an avid golfer, gardener, fisherman and sports fan. His biggest pride was his family.

 
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Jenna R. Maroadi

September 21, 2020 |

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

Jenna R. Maroadi, 34, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020.  She was born September 8, 1986 in Jeannette, a daughter of William and Lynn (Smalley) Maroadi.  Jenna was a graduate of Norwin Sr. High School, Class of 2005 where she sang in the show choir and was a member of the Norwin Band.  Jenna was a full-time student at Pitt Greensburg, majoring in psycology and minoring in Spanish and Music.  She was vice president of the Spanish Club, Pier Leader at Pitt and made Dean's list for two years.  She enjoyed singing and acting and sang in Young Frankenstein at Pitt Greensburg. Jenna was an avid Trump supporter and dog lover.   She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Rose Maroadi.  Jenna is survived by her daughter, Cassidy Vehar; brother, Anthony Maroadi and his fiancee, Christina; maternal grandmother, Carol Smalley; and paternal grandfather, Bill Maroadi; best friend and father of her daughter, Josh Vehar; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  Friends will be received from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will take place on Thursday in the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m.  Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her daughter Cassidy for her future college fund; William and Lynn Maroadi, 760 Castleview Drive, North Huntingdon, PA  15642.  Jenna would want to relay her message of God Bless America, for she deeply loved her country.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Lance E. Nelson

September 20, 2020 |

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

Lance E. Nelson, 54, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020.  He was born July 17, 1966 in Jeannette, a son of the late Stanley and Betty (Morgan) Nelson.  Lance was a systems analyst for UPMC and a veteran of the US Air Force.  He was a graduate of Norwin Senior High School Class of 1984 and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Cal U.  He enjoyed hiking, reading and spending time with his family.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Joshua David Nelson; brother-in-law, Drew Horwat.  He is survived by his wife, Melissa Burkhart Nelson; son, Matthew Nelson; daughter, Hannah Nelson; sister, Leslie Horwat; his beloved pup, Loki, and his furry feline Nessie.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be the GCC scholarship fund in memory of Joshua.   

 


James Robert “West Virginia Jim” Pusey Sr.

September 19, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

James Robert “West Virginia Jim” Pusey Sr. died Friday, September 18, 2020.

Jim was a lifelong member of West Wilmerding Fire Dept, Station 211, a proud Veteran of the United States Army, and a member of the Sub Alpine Society in Turtle Creek. He was an avid lover of Jeeps, Nascar, his home State of West Virginia and the Mountaineers. Above all, Jim loved his kids and grandkids.

Jim is survived by Sherry Russell, his loving girlfriend of 21 years. Beloved father of Melvin (Desiree) Saula, Michele (Mike) Brancato, JR (Lindsay) Pusey, Merle “Bud” (Amy) Pusey. Adoring grandfather of Alyssa Saula, Alyza Pusey, Marie Brancato, Tessa Pusey, Santino Hartford, Maddy Machtley and Brianna Hartford, great grandfather of Cora Smith and Mason James Giglio. He is also survived by his brother, Sam (BJ) Pusey, Tim Pusey, Mike (Naomi) Pusey, Mark (April) Pusey; sisters, Tina (Larry) Windon, Susan Reed, Tammy Evans, the mother of his children, Kathleen (nee Saula) Hynes, many nieces and nephews and many friends.

 
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Florence K. Puskaric

September 18, 2020 |

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

Florence K. Puskaric, age 90 of Marshall, MI and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on September 17, 2020 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall.   Born March 14, 1930 in Munhall, she was a daughter of the late John and Katherine (Warsic) Barsic.  She was employed as a security officer for ten years at the Joseph Hornes Department Store in Monroeville.  Florence came to Michigan in 2004 from McKeesport.  She was a home maker that  loved to shop, cook, and bake.  Florence was proud to be crowned Miss Pittsburgh in 1947.  She was united in marriage on May 15, 1949 to Joseph Puskaric, and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2003.  She was also preceded in death by her brothers John, Frank, and George.  She is survived by her loving daughter Kathy Puskaric of Marshall and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

 
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Elizabeth Marie Janov

September 18, 2020 |

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

Elizabeth Marie Janov, age 93, of North Versailles, died September 16, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born May 5, 1927, in Glassport, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Kushner) Dobos and the wife of the late Andrew Janov.

 
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Oleva Mae Gainer

September 18, 2020 |

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

Oleva Mae Gainer, 89, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020. She was born September 5, 1931 in Grantsville, WV, and was the daughter of the late Levi Franklin and Elfie (Barr) Fowler. She was the wife of the late Larry Glenn Gainer who passed away in 1999.  She was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church where she was also a member of the Choir and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Oleva was a retired Real Estate Agent and had worked for Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.

 
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Jeff Leroch

September 18, 2020 |

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

Jeff Leroch, 49, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at home. He was born April 27, 1971 in Pittsburgh and was  the son of the late Robert Lee Leroch Sr. and Mary Jane O'Brien Leroch.  Jeff was an avid WWE wrestling fan and never missed a show. He worked as an electrical technician.

 
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