Joseph W. Campbell, Jr.

August 12, 2020 |

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

Joseph W. Campbell, Jr., age 93, of Clairton, died July 28, 2020, at home. Born June 8, 1927, in Elizabeth, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph W., Sr., and Margaret (Boyd) Campbell.
Joe was retired from the former Continental Can Corporation, where he worked as the lead line mechanic. In his early years, Joe was a volunteer Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary. He was also a member of the F&AM. Joe was an avid automobile enthusiast and was proud to show off his tool collection.

 
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Audrey B. Serena

August 12, 2020 |

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

Audrey B. Serena, age 91, of Liberty Borough, died August 10, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services - Peters Township. Born December 22, 1928, in McKeesport, she was the only child of the late Anthony and Mary (Brletic) Bisesi and the wife of the late Albert M. Serena for over 67 years.

 
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Kennedy Obituary

August 11, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Gail L. Kennedy, 79, of Dravosburg died Aug. 8, 2020.  She is the daughter of the late Lester and Blanche (Robinson) Lewis.  She is survived by her beloved husband Howard Kennedy; daughters Judy (William) Snodgrass and Melissa (David) Hobby; grandchildren Caitlin (Mike) Sostaric, Joshua Hobby and Tomi James McKelvey; great grandchildren Mia and Michael Sostaric; brother-in-law Robert Campbell; sister-in-law Kathy Kranz; aunt Lois Adams; also nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her sister Linda "Din" Campbell.  Gail was a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church.  A private funeral service was held Tues., Aug. 11, 2020.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


August 11, 2020 |

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

Archie Tortorice, 93, of Port Vue, PA, died Thursday, August 6, 2020 . He was born in Clairton, PA, on Monday, April 11th, 1927 and is the son of the late Joseph and Frances Tomediosky Tortorice. He is the husband of the late Marion "Merine" Tomediosky Tortorice. 

 
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Marlene V. (Obradovich) Petrosky

August 11, 2020 |

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

Marlene V. (Obradovich) Petrosky, age 78, of McKeesport, passed peacefully from this life on August 9, 2020.  She was born on July 21, 1942, in Duquesne.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Veronica (Ignat) Obradovich; sister, Evelyn Stull; brother, David Obradovich.

 
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Patrick M. “Mick” Mains Sr.

August 11, 2020 |

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

Patrick M. “Mick” Mains Sr. age 52, of White Oak, passed away on August 9, 2020, at home.  Born in McKeesport on May 28, 1968, he was the son of the late James and Patricia (Zuzo) Mains.  He did restoration work for Boyer-Pentek, graduated from Duquesne High School, where he played baseball, liked playing softball, canoeing & fishing, and being with family.  He was the husband of Cynthia “Cindy” (Boot) Mains for 31 years; father of Patrick M. Mains Jr., Anthony J. (Megan) Mains, Katelyn P. Mains, all at home, Morgan (Alexander) Martin of Clover, South Carolina and Jackson Mains of Elizabeth; brother of Judy (Daryl) Black of White Oak, Terry Mains Minnick Ball of New Florence, Robert “Fudd” (Sharon) Mains of McKeesport, James Mains of McKeesport, David Mains of McKeesport and Michael Horchata of Rural Valley.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 2-7 P.M. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE,  412-466-3300, followed by a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Samuel McCullough officiating. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, visitation will be limited to 25 people in the funeral home at one time and masks must be worn.

 


John M. Murray

August 11, 2020 |

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

John M. Murray age 94, of Scott Twp. formerly of West Mifflin, passed away on August 9, 2020 at Woodcliffe Manor, in Bethel Park.  Born in Duquesne on October 6, 1925, he was the son of the late Michael and Catherine (Davin) Murray.  He was a retired general superintendent of the Bar Mill at U.S. Steel-Duquesne Works. He was a graduate of Duquesne University in 1943, a member of St. Therese Church of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, the Knights of Columbus #955, the McKeesport Elks, and the Homestead V.F.W.  He proudly served his country in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He was the husband of the late Loretta L. (Lynch) Murray; father of

Christopher (Rose) Murray of Scott Twp.; Grandfather of David P. Murray and John M. Murray II; brother of the late Evelyn Morgan & the late Thomas Murray.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 13, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held on Friday, August 14 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church, Munhall at 10:00 a.m.  Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, visitation will be limited to 25 people in the funeral home at one time and masks must be worn.

 


Louise E. Ervin

August 11, 2020 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Louise E. Ervin, age 94, of North Huntingdon, formerly of North Versailles, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020. She was born January 6, 1926 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Paul and Esther Eves. She was a waitress and Benedict’s Hotel in Pitcairn and Drew Menas Restaurant in North Versailles. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters June, Jean and Doris; and her brother Sonny. She is survived by her children Glenn (Kathy) Ervin, Scott Ervin and Dennis (Shirley) Ervin; grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.
 
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Cheryl Lynn (Thompson) Coleman

August 11, 2020 |

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

Cheryl Lynn Thompson Coleman died August 5, 2020. She was born on July 11, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, the second of three children to the late Robert F. and Doris S. Thompson.

No one knew the profound impact this child would make or leave on so many lives, but GOD knew. She was raised with the core values of putting God first then family.  

Cheryl accepted the Lord at a very early age.  She loved the Lord so much and fulfilling our Grandfather’s wishes she pursued and received a Certificate of License to preach the Gospel of Ministry in 2005, followed by obtaining her Certificate of Ordination in 2006 from Bethlehem Baptist Church, McKeesport, PA, where she delivered her first sermon as an Associate Minister, the beginning of several to come.  Up until the time of her passing, Cheryl was actively coordinating and planning church functions, occasionally teaching a computer class or two.

 
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Steve Kolodziej, Sr.

August 10, 2020 |

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

Steven W. Kolodziej, Sr.,  65, of Forward Township, lost his valiant battle with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma on Sunday, August 9, 2020. He was born July 23, 1955 in McKeesport. Steve was the former proprietor of Lucky Dawgs Doggie Daycare. He enjoyed gardening and being outdoors with his faithful pup Maggie, and having a Coors Lite with his many friends.

 
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Robert Louis Brown

August 10, 2020 |

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

Robert Louis Brown, 93, of White Oak, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020. He was born August 3, 1927 in Willock, PA and was the son of the late John Chizer and the late Alberta (Curry) Miller. He was a US Navy Veteran serving in WWII as a Radarman on the USS Boxer CV-21 Aircraft Carrier.  He worked at the former Bell Telephone Company and later AT&T. He was a member of The American Legion 701 in White Oak, The Polaris Masonic Lodge in McKeesport and The Frank Gun Cub in Buena Vista. He was also a shriner and a Scottish Rite Mason.  Robert was an avid golfer and hunter, and was a Pittsburgh sports fan, most notably having Steelers season tickets for many years.

 
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Sally Jane Graham

August 10, 2020 |

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

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]Sally Jane Graham, age 81, of Rostraver Twp., died at home on Monday, August 10, 2020. She was a beloved aunt, caring friend and born-again Christian. She was a substitute teacher in the West Jefferson Hills School District for many years and a lifelong member of the Crossroads Community Church (Beulah Baptist) of Jefferson Hills. Born May 19, 1939 in McKeesport,  she was a daughter of the late Edward Walter and Hazel (Lloyd) Graham. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Irma (David) Graham; nieces, Susan (Richard) White and Marilyn (Neil) Morton; niece-in-law, Elizabeth (Mark S.) Graham; nephews, Larry (Beverly) Graham and Alexander Keith Graham; five great-nephews; and great great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Edward and David; sister, Hazel Check; brother-in-law, Peter Check; and nephew, Mark S. Graham.

 
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Charles G. Dragos

August 10, 2020 |

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

Charles G. "Chillers" Dragos,  94, of Greenock, passed away at home on Saturday, August 8, 2020. He was born February 12, 1926 in Glassport and was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Boderna) Dragos, Sr.  He was a member of St. Mary's Romanian Church, Christy Park, the Glassport Sons of Italy, Elizabeth Township Ex-serviceman's Club, and the Versailles Croatian Club.

 
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Mary Ann Rabickow

August 10, 2020 |

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

Mary Ann Rabickow, age 84 of Clairton, passed away at home on Sunday, August 9, 2020.  Born May 30, 1936 in Atlasburg, she was a daughter of the late Andy and Mary B. (Pachucka) Rabickow.  After moving to Clairton in 1950, Mary Ann was member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish (St. Clare of Assisi Church), worked as a bookkeeper for the former Busy Beaver in Clairton, retired as a secretary from Clairton City Hall in 1998, and, after her retirement, worked part time for Three Rivers Bank in Large and the Clairton City FCU.  In her spare time, she loved to bowl, could not wait to go to the casino, and had a green thumb, particularly with her mums and tomatoes.  Mary Ann is survived by her sisters Andrea Shawley of Brentwood and Linda Kutsenkow of Clairton; her sister-in-law Martina Rabickow of Whitehall; her nieces and nephews Christine Wallace, Ricky Rabickow, Michael A. Shawley, Amy and Leslie Kutsenkow,  and Patrick Shawley; three great-nieces; and three great-nephews.  Besides her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her brother Nick Rabickow, her long time companion Andy Gregg, and her nephew Nicky Rabickow. 

 
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Albert W. Getlak Jr.

August 09, 2020 |

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

Albert W. Getlak Jr., age 77, of White Oak, passed away August 9, 2020, at UPMC East. Born October 1, 1942, in Braddock, he was the husband of Carol (Cooper) Getlak and the son of the late Albert W. Sr. and Julia (Hubaly) Getlak.

 
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