Jacob A. Plake

May 23, 2020 |

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

Jacob A. Plake, 57, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of West Mifflin, PA died Monday, May 18, 2020.  He was born on December 26, 1962 in West Mifflin and was a former member and a dependable altar server at Holy Trinity Church in West Mifflin.  He attended Duquesne Catholic Grade School, West Mifflin High School and the Pennsylvania State University.  He received a B.S. in Accounting and worked as an accountant his entire business career.

 
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Mark A. Chalfant

May 23, 2020 |

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

Mark A. Chalfant, age 63 of Greenock, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born January 19, 1957 in McKeesport, he is the son of Norma (Harcleroad) Chalfant of Jefferson Hills and the late Wilbur Chalfant.  A worker for the shipping department at Kennametal's Irwin site, besides his mother, Mark is survived by his wife of 38 years Dianne (Kukulka) Chalfant; his sister Cindy (John) Villella of Eighty-Four, PA; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

 
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Norma Jean Milice

May 23, 2020 |

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

Norma Jean Milice, age 83 of Liberty Borough, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 23, 2020.   Born July 17, 1936 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late William and Agnes (Reitz) Miller.  Norma Jean is survived by her husband Samuel V. Milice; her children Samuel Anthony (Christine) Milice, Cheryl (David) Dujmic, and Debbie (Greg) Swank; her grandchildren Nicole (Michael) Hetrick, Shaun (Alecia) Johnston and Samuel (Jennifer) Johnston, Alexi (Brandon) Darr, and Chelsi and Aubri Swank; her great-grandchildren Samantha Hetrick and Micah Hetrick; her brother Ralph Miller; her sister Katherine Skripkar; and also nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Patricia Vuchetich.

 
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Chief Richard S. “Lefty” Adams

May 22, 2020 |

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

Chief Richard S. “Lefty” Adams age 79, of Duquesne, on May 22, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport. Born on August 13, 1940, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Stephen & Josephine (Melkon) Adams.  He was a Duquesne Police officer for 51 years serving as a Patrolman, Detective, Lieutenant, Assistant Chief, founding member of the City’s K-9 Unit and retiring as the Chief of Police in 2016.  He was a lifetime member of F.O.P. Lodge #91, an avid softball player, started the Holy Name softball team in the mid 1980’s, loved to dance and watch his grandchildren participate in sports and his house and pool were always open to friends and neighbors. He was the husband of the late Judiann “Judy” (Harris) Adams.  He is survived by children Stephen (Rhonda) Adams of Scott Twp., Richard Scott (Vicky) Adams of Duquesne, Bethany Adams of West Mifflin, and Candice (Rick) Manspeaker of West Mifflin; grandchildren Amelia Adams, Abigail Adams, Ashton Adams, Aaron Adams, Autumn Adams, Avi Adams, Trey & Trent Manspeaker; sister Gloria Adams-Garbart (late Glenn) of South Fayette. 

 
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Dominic C. Trapani

May 22, 2020 |

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

Dominic C. Trapani, 90, of Ross Township, formerly of Penn Hills, died Thursday, May 21, 2020. He was born June 25, 1929, in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Vincent James and Antoinette (Scapes) Trapani.

Dominic was a proud US Army Veteran, who served in the Korean War. He was owner of MDM Financial Services for several years until his retirement in 2010.  In his earlier years, he worked for Prudential and American General.

 
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Darlene J. Hall

May 22, 2020 |

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

Darlene J. (Sieg) Hall, age 69, of Elrama, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was a retired clerk for Macy's in West Mifflin. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church where she was the head deacon and very active in the life of the church. Born November 25, 1950 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late William Sieg and the late Winifred (Salzer) Mathers Fellabaum. She is survived by her stepfather, James Fellabaum of Elrama; sisters, Diana Burnside of Finleyville, Mona Mathers of Charleroi and Lisa (Robert) Hart of Mill Run; brother, Harry (Susan) Mathers of Monongahela; stepsisters, Tammy (Rudy) Wazny and Kimberly (Jim) Hildebrand, both of Elrama; stepbrother, Timothy Fellabaum of Florida; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by nephew, Harry S. Mathers. Visitation and service are private. Memorial contributions may be made to Elizabeth Baptist Church, 735 Bunola River Road, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Denise Ann Chontos

May 22, 2020 |

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

Denise Ann Chontos, age 65, of West Mifflin, died May 18, 2020 at home.  Born March 5, 1955, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Margaret Mary (Freil) Varley.  Denise was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Pleasant Hills.  She is survived by son, Edward Chontos; siblings, William (Michelle) Varley. Mark (Liz) Varley, Suzanne (Anthony) Calabrese and Gregory M. Varley.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Mary Margaret Frost

May 22, 2020 |

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

Mary Margaret Frost, 76, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was born September 4, 1943 in McKeeport and was the daughter of the late George Joseph and Mary (Casturo) Barno. Mary Margaret was the former proprietor of Barno Electronics in Elizabeth Township. She was a member of the Rotary Club of Elizabeth and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

 
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Barbara J. Withers

May 22, 2020 |

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

Barbara J. (Black) Withers, age 80, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Golden Heights Personal Care Home. She was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. where she was a former member of the handbell choir. She was a former pianist at many area churches and a volunteer pianist for the Elizabeth Twp. Historical Society. Born June 27, 1939 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Alvin and Hazel (McCoy) Black and wife of the late Edward M. Withers, who passed away January 6, 2020. She is survived by her daughters, Lori Nicholson of Chatham, VA, Holly (Jeff) Slavin of Painesville, OH and Jill Withers of Columbus, OH; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Mark E. Withers who passed away March 4, 2020. Visitation and funeral service are private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation of Western PA, 575 Lincoln Avenue, #101, Bellevue, PA 15202. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Robert G. Reola

May 21, 2020 |

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

Robert G. Reola, 78, passed away on May 17, 2020, from his home in North Versailles, PA, after a hard-fought, long battle with cancer. Robert is survived by his wife, Patricia; two daughters, Pamela Haubrick (Edward), and Cheryl Wilson (Robert), and two beautiful grandchildren, who he adored and loved more than life itself, Nicole Javorski and Thomas Javorski. Robert is also survived by his brothers, Donald and Anthony, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Molly and Michael, and brother, Michael.

 
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Sheldon Dorian

May 21, 2020 |

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

Sheldon Dorian, age 87, of North Versailles, died on Saturday, May 16, 2020.  He was born in Johnstown on May 8, 1933 and is the son of the late Leo and Ida Colaugh Dorian. He worked in maintenance for an apartment building in Pittsburgh for many years and prior to that worked maintaining the equipment at Jenny Lee Bakery in McKees Rock.

 
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James F. Ondish

May 21, 2020 |

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

James F. Ondish, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home.  He was born November 23, 1930, a son of the late Michael and Alverda (Stitely) Ondish.  Prior to his retirement, Jim was a bricklayer mason for 67 years.  He was a member of the Italian Miners and enjoyed playing horseshoes and the guitar.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Donald.

 
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Shirley A. Wolinsky

May 21, 2020 |

By Ott Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: Joseph F. Ott Funeral Home

Shirley A. (Hileman) Wolinsky ,73 of Greensburg died Wednesday May, 20, 2020 at her home.  She was born August 30, 1946 in Greensburg.  She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Lucy (DeBlasio) Hileman.  Prior to her retirement Shirley was employed as manager the Bon-Ton, and was also employed by the former Troutman Dept. Store.  She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Greensburg, and the Greensburg Business Professional Women’s Club. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Sherman I. Wolinsky.

 
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Jean Livingston

May 20, 2020 |

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

Jean Livingston, age 95, passed away at home on May 18, 2020 surrounded by her family. Jean was born January 18, 1925 to the late Giovanni and Angelina Pulsinelli. She was the loving wife of 50 years to the late Glenn “Doc” Livingston.

 
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Karen Joanne Speidel

May 20, 2020 |

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

Karen Joanne “Booka” Speidel, age 79, of Pleasant Hills, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. She was an office manager for Window Specialist in Dravosburg for more than 25 years. She dedicated her life to her family. She loved all sports, especially football. She took great pleasure in watching her grandchildren play sports and was their biggest fan. Born December 9, 1940 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late John H. Albin and the late Verna Opfer Albin Kosar.

 
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