Cecilia Gales

September 30, 2016 |

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

Cecilia Hlad, age 91, passed peacefully on Thursday, September 29, at home with her daughters by her side.

 
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Matthew David Klingensmith Ward

September 30, 2016 |

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

Matthew David Klingensmith Ward, 43, of Fayetteville, NC, formerly of North Huntingdon died Saturday, September 10, 2016. He was born May 10, 1973 in Landstuhl, Germany, and moved to the Fayetteville, NC, area in August 1973 where he grew up. After a time living with his father and attending Norwin schools, he returned to the Fayetteville area graduating from Douglas Byrd High School, in 1991. Matt’s love of adventure led to a diverse range of careers over the years starting at 16 when he was hired by Eutaw Round A Bout Skate Rink, where he learned to DJ and was the occasional party mascot from 1989-1991. He then joined the Navy and left to see the world, eventually settling in the Virginia Beach area.

 
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Dorothy Mae (Lucchini) Perhoch

September 30, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Mae (Lucchini) Perhoch, age 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016. She was born May 3, 1939 in Smithdale, a daughter of the late Dominic and Julia (Benculic) Lucchini. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her ex-husband Ronald J. Perhoch. She is survived by her son Barry (Diane) Perhoch of North Huntingdon; grandchildren Zachary and Abigail Perhoch; sisiters Janet (Mike) Arnold and Joyce (Stan) Hampson; and brother Dominick (Beatrice) Lucchini.

 
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Brittney Shay Arnold

September 29, 2016 |

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

Brittney Shay Arnold, 32 of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this Earthly life Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in the comfort of her home.

 
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William A. Huston

September 28, 2016 |

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

William A. Huston, age 67, of Versailles, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016  at Jefferson Hospital. He was a parts clerk for Allegheny Ford in South Side and a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. He was a train enthusiast and a member of the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Washington.

 
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Helen Gergas Yanez

September 27, 2016 |

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

Helen Gergas Yanez died on Friday, September 23, 2016. She was born on October 18, 1924 in Peterson Plan, PA, which was part of Eden Park Boro. Many of the Lodge 146 pioneer families settled there and many still remain. It is now part of McKeesport, PA. 
Helen’s parents were the late Julia Babinec and John Gergas. Helen was married to John G. Yanez and they were the proud parents of six children, namely: Frank (Connie) Yanez, Rosemarie (Fred) Donahoe, Mary (Dave) Amaditz, Christine (Dave) Lieberum, David (Kim) Yanez, Elena Yanez; 21 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Helen was educated at Duff’s Business College and McKeesport High School. She worked for the Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Funeral Home for six months, at Bell Telephone Company for ten years, five as a supervisor, for 14 years as a tax advisor for USS Steel Local 1408, for 17 years as an income tax preparer and for 19 years on her local election board in McKeesport, PA. 
In Lodge 146 Helen was a member for 65 years and has been the financial secretary for 19 years. She served on the Lodge Executive Board, the Historical and Cultural Committees, the Wage and Policy Committee and the Humanitarian Fund in all respects, collecting food and clothing and the DORA Fund.
She was a delegate to four national conventions, serving on various committees. She was the President and Vice President of the Croatian Women’s Club of Versailles and former officer in the Croatian Pensioneer’s Club of Lodge 146. 
A delegate from Lodge 146 to the Four Countries Conferences, she served on the Four Countries Board of Trustees and was their 1996 “Woman of the Year”. 
Other affiliations are as follows: she was a current member of St. Angela Merici Church, she was a member of St. Martin de Porres R.C. Church, its Christian Mothers and Altar Society, and the Young Ladies Sodality. She was a life member of Amvets Post 8, McKeesport, PA, and was president of their auxiliary for two years, a member of White Oak American Legion Post 701, was convention chairman for the Amvets at their convention in Monroeville, PA, an Amvets representative for visitations to Veteran’s Hospitals for the past 14 years.
Helen was a member of the Board of Directors of the Parkview Community Federal Credit Union. She was also an active member of Versailles AARP Chapter 2911. She served on the Community Affairs Committee and participated in their visits to veteran’s homes and to personal care and nursing homes in the Mon-Yough area.
She was active in the local democratic party and found time to aid any lodge member or friend in any way she could, such as taking them to church or shopping, helping with letter writing or visiting and comforting them. She was always there for everyone and anyone. 
The officers and members of “Sveto Trojstvo” CFU Lodge 146 thank the United Croatian Fraternal Union Lodges of Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland Counties for honoring sis Helen Gergas Yanez, a wonderful mother, grandmother, wife, sister, neighbor and friend as the 1996 “Woman of the Year”.
Thank you Jesus for sharing her with us for almost 92 years. She will be deeply missed by all who were blessed to know her.
Friends and family will be received on Friday, September 30th from 2-8pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177). Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 1st at 10 am in St. Angela Merici Church with Father Kevin Dominik officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Dolores Gales

September 27, 2016 |

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Dolores A. Gales, age 84, of McKeesport, died Sept. 26, 2016.
 
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Wellington E. “Bud” Curry

September 27, 2016 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Wellington E. “Bud” Curry, age 76, of West Mifflin, died September 25, 2016, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born May 6, 1940, in Clearfield, Pa, He was the son of the late Wellington E. and Viola (McMullen) Curry and the husband of Lois (Blake) Curry.
Bud was a retired union carpenter and a 58 year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 230.

 
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Anthony J. Spagnola

September 27, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

ANTHONY J. SPAGNOLA, 85, of Glassport, passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2016.  Born on Oct. 15, 1930, in Borrello, Italy, he was the son of the late Vincent and Lina (DiFiore) Spagnola and step-mother, Christine (Borelli) Spagnola.  Anthony was the beloved husband of Mary (Tarli) Spagnola; loving father of Mary Ann (Russ) Geary of Glassport, Tony (Tina) Spagnola of Parker, CO, Lena (George) Crow of San Diego, CA, and Janet (David) Loy of North Huntington; grandchildren, Russell and Jonathan Geary, Nico Spagnola, Brian and Alyssa Crow and Alexa and Jordan Loy.  He is also survived by brother, Vincent (Janice) Spagnola of Gaithersburg, MD, and sister-in-law, Delores Spagnola.

 
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Ricky F. Bartko

September 26, 2016 |

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

Ricky F. Bartko, age 58 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born December 25, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Harry D. and Helen J. (Burkett) Bartko.

 
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Robert "Hutch" Novak

September 26, 2016 |

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

Robert "Hutch" Novak, age 53 of Irwin passed away September 25, 2016 at his home. He was born October 5, 1962 in Braddock, a son of Ted and Geri Paul Novak.

 
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Teresa Julia Dudek

September 26, 2016 |

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

Teresa (Theresa) Julia Dudek, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of McKeesport, died Sunday, September 25, 2016 at home.  Born June 6, 1922 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Kazimierz and Mary Anna (Matykiewicz) Kustra and wife of the late Raymond Dudek.  She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, formerly St. Mary Czestochowa, where she was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Ladies Guild and also the Rosary Society.  She is survived by her daughter, Elaine C. Dudek, with whom she resided; daughter-in-law, Patricia Gail Beeles Dudek, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Canonsburg; granddaughter, Gretchen Elene (Shane) Elzer Olds, of Lawrenceville, GA; great-grandsons, Joshua Lee and Nathan Edward Olds; sisters, Nancy (Joseph) Colella, formerly of West Mifflin, Annette (Robert) Knoll, of White Oak, and Rita Mae Visco, of Pittsburgh.  She was preceded in death by her son, Edward R. Dudek and brother, Alexander T. (Melvine) Kustra; sisters, Marie M. Kustra and Helen A. Kustra.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, September 28, from 2-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 29, 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church.  Fr. Tom Dansak will officiate.  Interment will follow at St. Mary Polish Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Mary Ellen Billick

September 26, 2016 |

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

Mary Ellen Billick, age 88, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. She was a member of Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. and a former Avon representative. 

 
 
 
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John “Johnny” S. Brooks

September 24, 2016 |

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

John “Johnny” S. Brooks, 85, of White Oak passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside. He was born January 5, 1931 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Alexander and Francis Brooks. He was the husband of the late Sari Ayoub Brooks. John served in the United States Air Force and was a Staff Sergeant during the Korean War. He was a retired foreman with US Steel, National Tube. Mr. Brooks was an entrepreneur, he owned John’s Repair Service, dry cleaners, laundromats, and real estate. John was a member of Renzie Park Seniors and Life Span of Olympia Shopping Center.

 
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Samuel J. DeMarco

September 24, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Samuel J. DeMarco, 90, of Glassport, died Friday September, 23, 2016. He was the beloved husband of the late Theresa (Ingros) DeMarco for over 60 years, and the son of the late Marco and Giovaninna DiMarco. He is survived by sons Samuel (Elaine) DeMarco Jr. of Pleasant Hills and Gary (Leslie) DeMarco of Glassport; grandchildren Jason (Holly), Shannon (Ryan), Emily (David), and Elise; and great-grandchildren Ethan, Isabella and Hawthorne. Samuel was preceded in death by brothers Joseph, Dominick, Orlando and sister Rose.

 
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Corinne Elizabeth (Horne) Fulton

September 24, 2016 |

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

Corinne Elizabeth (Horne) Fulton, 87, of North Huntingdon, died Thursday September 22, 2016. She was born October 18, 1928 in Wilkinsburg, a daughter of the late Harry Horne and Cora (Smeltz) Horne Lyons, (stepfather Alan Lyons). She was a merchandiser for the former Bronk’s Clothing Store of Irwin. She was a great cook and a huge Steeler’s fan. Even though she went through a few difficult times, she had a great life and always was one of the most selfless people you would ever want to meet. She will be missed by all. Gram we love you!

 
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Violet G. (Anderson) Drylie

September 24, 2016 |

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

Violet G. (Anderson) Drylie, 88, of North Irwin, died Thursday September 22, 2016. She was born January 21, 1928 in North Irwin, a daughter of the late Herbert T. and Karen (Dahlman) Anderson and was also preceded in death by brothers Robert and Herbert Anderson. Violet was a former performer in the Ice Capades. She was a member of Norwin Alliance Church, North Huntingdon.

 
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Margaret Kohanocki Pellis

September 23, 2016 |

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

Margaret Kohanocki Pellis, 95, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

 
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Lorraine Margaret Ryan

September 22, 2016 |

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

Lorraine Margaret Ryan, 71, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 after a 3 year battle with cancer. She was born July 23, 1945 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Kiefer Becker. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Church, White Oak. Lorraine is survived by her husband of 45 years, Jack J. Ryan, son, John Damien (Karen) Ryan of Charlotte, NC, daughters, Charity Ann Masi of Denver, CO, and 1st Lt. Kate Elizabeth Ryan of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, Dean and Gia Masi and Reagan and Liam Ryan, sisters, Sylvia Krontz of Winter Haven, FL, and Mary Jane (Don) Vano of Cranberry, brothers, Larry (Carol) Becker of Castle Shannon, Richard Becker of Chicago, IL, Carl (fiancée, Sophia) Becker of Monroeville, and Paul (Vickie) Becker of Minneapolis, MN, nieces and nephews.

 
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William Frederick Wahl Jr.

September 22, 2016 |

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

William Frederick Wahl Jr., born on February 13,1930 in Philadelphia, passed away on September 20, 2016 at 86 years of age. The only child of William Frederick Wahl and Hazel Field Wahl, he is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Nancy Stump Wahl, and his children Barbara (George) Dietz, Kim (Larry) Watson, Karen (Tom) Simpson and Rick (Sandy) Wahl. He had seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

 
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Nancy Spate

September 22, 2016 |

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

Nancy Ann (Symington) Spate, age 85 of White Oak, formerly of McKeesport passed away on September 22, 2016 at The Grove at Irwin.  Born September 20, 1931 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late James R. and Selma (Weber) Symington, and the loving wife of the late DeWayne B. Spate for 65 years.  Nancy worked at Reliance Steel with her mother, where she learned accounting and bookkeeping.  Later, she went on to work for National City, where she would retire from after 25 years.  She was a lifelong member of the Hope U.M.C. and church choir, the Tabitha Circle, and the McKeesport Historical Society.

 
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Chester H. Daugherty Jr.

September 22, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Chester H. Daugherty Jr., 54, of Pitcairn, formerly of Glassport, passed away on Wednesday September 21, 2016 at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville.  He was born in McKeesport on July 3, 1962 to Chester H. Daugherty Sr. of Lincoln Boro and Nancy L. Dornin of Smithton.

 
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Thomas E. Spiker

September 22, 2016 |

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

Thomas E. Spiker, 74, of McKeesport, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Leonard J. Lynch

September 22, 2016 |

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

Lynch, Leonard J., age 80, of Port Vue, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, after an automobile accident this past Saturday. He was born in Wall, PA on Jan. 14, 1936 and was the son of the late Charles and Viola Tyburski Lynch.

 
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Sheryl Ann Pearson

September 21, 2016 |

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

Sheryl Ann Pearson, 59, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 in McKeesport. She was born July 2, 1957 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late William and Georgine Bach Pearson. Sheryl was a graduate of South Allegheny High School. She is survived by three sons, Jeffrey George (Brett) Mrvos, Jr. of White Oak, Grant William Mrvos of McKeesport, Donald Emido Flex of Los Angeles, Ca, granddaughter, Gia Rose Mrvos, brother, Christian (Daphne) Pearson of Versailles, sister, Tracey Pozzuto of West Newton, Nieces, Nephews and cousins.

 
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George M. Monezis, Jr.

September 21, 2016 |

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

George M. Monezis, Jr., 88, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital with his loving daughter Kathi by his side. He was born August 7, 1928 in McKeesport and was the son of the late George and Angela Masarovich Monezis He was a member of Corpus Christi Parish and the National Baker's Association. George was a master baker, decorator and proprietor of Minerva Bakery in McKeesport for many years.

 
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Alice Hronakes

September 21, 2016 |

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

Alice Orosz Hronakes, age 84, of White Oak, and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian. She was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in White Oak and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved her painting and reading.

 
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Pearl M. Kunkleman

September 21, 2016 |

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

Pearl M. Kunkleman, age 90 of Dravosburg, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

 
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Eleanore B. (Jacko) Kinsey

September 21, 2016 |

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

Eleanore B. (Jacko) Kinsey, 91, of Irwin, passed away peacefully Tuesday September 20, 2016 at Walden’s View, North Huntingdon. She was born February 2, 1925 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Kurutz) Jacko and was also preceded in death by her daughter, Marianne Kinsey, her son, Thomas L. Kinsey Sr., and siblings, Robert Jacko, Viola Kampert, Irene Braddock, Margaret Kyle, and Robert Jacko. She was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 1942 and a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irwin where she sang in the funeral choir and was a member of Christian Mothers.

 
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Charles "Charlie" Sidun, Jr.

September 21, 2016 |

Published By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Charles “Charlie” Sidun, Jr., 90, of Christy Park, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport.  Born in Royal, PA on February 24, 1926, he was a contractor and barber, was a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in New Salem, a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Al O Mon Forest #138, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, and the Syria Temple of the Shrine in Pittsburgh.  He was a WW II U.S. Army Air Force veteran, and served in the Pacific Theater.  Son of the late Charles and Helen Volosin Sidun, Sr., husband of the late Bertha Jane Mikita Sidun, he is survived by two sons, Dr. Charles Stephen Sidun of McKeesport and Dr. Gary Alan Sidun of McKeesport, and nieces and nephews.  He was the brother of the late Michael, John, and Peter Sidun, Helen Duboy, Mary Vacha, and Anna Magda.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  A service will be held Friday, September 23, 2016 beginning in the funeral home at 9:30 AM and at St. Sava Orthodox Church on Hartman Street in McKeesport at 10:00 AM with the Very Rev. Ditaly Dudkin officiating.  Panachida will be held Thursday at 7 PM in the funeral home.  Interment with military honors will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery.

 

Lenore R. Zovko

September 21, 2016 |

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

Lenore R. Zovko, age 80 of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Born September 1, 1936 in Homestead, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Alice (Olson) Brennan.

 
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Robert Anthony Marghella

September 20, 2016 |

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

Robert Anthony Marghella, 54, of Elizabeth, died Monday, September 19, 2016 at home. He was born June 23, 1962 in Pittsburgh and was the son of Thomas Savage of Elizabeth Township and the late Elizabeth Marghella Savage. Robert was a 1980 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and was an Electrician. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Pamela Jean Forkey Marghella, daughters, Amy M. (Robert) Grice, Patricia A. (Frank Hayden, IV) Marghella, and April Marghella of Elizabeth, son, Eric Ukasic of Glassport, brothers, Thomas (Holly) Savage of Seven Springs, Chris (Wendy) Savage of Madison, and Larry Savage of Mount Pleasant, grandchildren, Dylan Tyner, Cameron and Conner Biddle, Natasha Bodnar, Frankie and Logan Hayden, a niece and a nephew.

 
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Cindy L. Bartek

September 20, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Cindy L. Bartek, 59, of Glassport, formerly of Baldwin, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport.  She was born in Pittsburgh on February 2, 1957 to Betty Hartman and the late Robert Hartman.

 
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Geraldine Marraccini Wright

September 19, 2016 |

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

Geraldine Marraccini Wright peacefully passed on September 18, 2016, at the age of 91. A pioneer for women in her time, she ran track and graduated in 1943 with a BS in Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh, where she was also a member of Theta Phi Alpha sorority. In 1948, she earned her Master of Letters at Pitt. Afterward, she settled in Elizabeth Twp. and concentrated on raising her young, growing family.

 
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Richard E. Krausa

September 18, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Richard E. Krausa, 76, of West Mifflin died peacefully at home on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Born in North Versailles on May 3, 1940, he was the son of the late Theodore and Helen (Sokolowski) Krausa. Mr. Krausa was a retired Manager for Isaly's, a former employee of Pennsylvania Coach, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Beloved husband of the late Leah A. Krausa, he is survived by two sons, Richard R. (Betsy) Krausa and Stephen (Cyndie) Krausa: two daughters, Sherry (Fred) Jenkins and Cheryl (Richard) Lutz; a brother, Edwin Krausa; a sister, Theodora Sheppard; twelve grandchildren, Jason (Linda), Angie (Brian), Michael (DeAnna), Rachel, Brittany, Doug, Cheyne, Tara, Kaylee, Cody, Alex and Ray; four great grandchildren,  Danielle, Sydney, Konner and Ava.

 
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Edward P. Kettering

September 18, 2016 |

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

Kettering, Edward P., 96, of East McKeesport, died Friday September 16, 2016. He was an Army veteran of WWII having training in England for two years before taking part in the D-day invasion on Normandy Beach then fighting thru France, Germany, and Belgium. He was a retired manager for Keystone Plumbing Sales Co., with forty years’ service; a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport, where he served and an usher; and was a volunteer at hospitals and nursing homes. He is survived by his wife, Agnes A. (Casey) Kettering; his daughter, Terri Kettering of New Milford; his grandchildren, Casey T. (Scott) Maxwell, and Richard E., and Benjamin J. Yannella; and nieces and nephews including special niece Casey Haftl.

 
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Laura J. James

September 18, 2016 |

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

Laura J. James, age 93 of McKeesport, passed away on September 17, 2016 at Riverside Care Center. Born June 22, 1923 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Casper and Sophie (Osolinski) Rybka and wife of the late Arthur D. James. Laura worked for J & L Steel during WWII. She also worked for The Tasty Donut Bakery in Christy Park. Laura was a member of Corpus Christi Parish. She treasured all aspects of nature and enjoyed relaxing visits to Conneaut Lake. Laura loved taking walks, keeping up on current events, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was also a Steeler fan who enjoyed a slice of pizza and her occasional beer. She was an avid Bingo player and was a member of the Friendship Club in McKeesport. She is survived by her daughter, Donna (the late William) Isbir, of White Oak; grandson, Bill (Janna) Isbir, of Pittsburgh; sisters, Annette Zyma, of North Versailles and Dolores (John) Marcinko, of Fullerton, CA; brother, Ronald “Rip” (Cheryl) Rybka, of Port Vue; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Lucille Castor, Helen Gall, Virginia Macey, Bertha Natale, and Cecelia Sally Rybka. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Corpus Christi Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Noah Torok Supplemental Needs Trust. (Please contact funeral home for address or more information) Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.

 

Joseph Robert Yankes

September 18, 2016 |

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

Joseph Robert Yankes, age 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 at New Haven Court, Greensburg.

 
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Irene B. Reitz

September 17, 2016 |

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

Irene B. Reitz, age 82, of White Oak, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016, at her residence. Born May 30, 1934 in Cumberland, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Lander and Josephine Elizabeth (Lonzo) Fleming, and loving wife of the late Larry V. Reitz, Sr. In her younger years, Irene worked at the McKeesport Eat'n Park as a car-hop for many years. She later went on to work for King's Restaurant as well as a security guard in Pittsburgh, and most recently worked at the Alliance Christian Child Care. She enjoyed going to church at the Glassport Assembly of God where she was a Sunday school teacher and Royal Ranger. In her free time she enjoyed volunteering at Cornerstone TV, playing Yahtzee and spending time with her faithful dog, Hanna. Irene is survived by her children; Raymond Reitz, Cindy Palmer, Karen Penn, and Irene (Daniel) Brieck; Grandchildren, Chasity (Jeff) Bache, Mandy (Adam) Wagner, Nina (Greg) Plumb, Marty Joe Penn, Daniel (Darcy) Brieck Jr., and Shane Reitz; four great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her son, Larry V. Reitz, Jr., and her siblings; Ethel, Jean, Mary, Elizabeth, William, and John. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 3-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Janice Lee Jones

September 17, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Janice Lee Jones, 64, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 13, 2016. Born November 4, 1951, in Duquesne, she was the daughter of the late James and Marguerite (Shaw) Davis Sr. Loving mother of Doreen Davis, Dion Davis, and Dedris J. Davis Sr. She is also survived by four brothers, James Davis Jr., Rodney Davis, Roderick Davis,  and Anthony Davis;  two sisters, Darlene Davis Jackson, and Ira Davis seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

 
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Jason M. Bertoty

September 17, 2016 |

Published By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Jason M. Bertoty, 38, of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at home.  Born in McKeesport, December 5, 1977, he was the son of the late Barbara Maines Bertoty and is survived by his father, Michael R. Bertoty of Jeannette; 2 children, Gavin Bertoty and Scarlet Bertoty; a brother, Wayne Bertoty of Elizabeth; 2 sisters, Lisa M. Lochinski of McKeesport and Margaret Clark of Sewickley. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School, was a McKeesport Tiger State AAA wrestling champion in 1996, and attended Pitt and C.C.A.C. The Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.  The family suggests contributions to the Verland Foundation, 212 Iris Road, Sewickley, PA  15143.

 

Joy Clemont Johnson

September 16, 2016 |

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

Joy Clemont Johnson, 88, of Dravosburg, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. She was born Nov. 29, 1927, in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Harry and Etta Hoagland Johnson. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in McKeesport, and she retired as the executive director of the former YWCA on Ninth Street in McKeesport for many, many years where she and her mother founded the YWCA Garden Club which is now known as the Joyful Bloomers. She was also a member of the McKeesport Kiwanis Club where she was the very first woman inducted and then was elected the first woman president, a member of the Confederation of McKeesport Women’s Club, the Home Gardeners Guild, a member of Elizabeth Chapter No. 418 of the Eastern Star and was a volunteer for the McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center. She is survived by her caregiver, Margaret Ann Cant, of Versailles Borough, cousins, and many, many dear friends. Friends will be received from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel and officiated by the Rev. Debbie Kociban. Burial will follow in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Frederick "Freddy" Joseph Bodnar, Jr.

September 16, 2016 |

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

Frederick "Freddy" Joseph Bodnar, Jr., 54, of West Newton died Monday, September 12, 2016 at home. He was born December 13, 1961 in McKeesport and was the son of Gertrude Elizabeth House Bodnar of Elizabeth Township and the late Frederick Bodnar, Sr. Freddy was an avid fisherman and was a jack of all trades. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Monica Jentz, sons, Joseph and Jason Bodnar, 4 grandchildren, sister, Sharon Hallas, and brother, Vince Bodnar.

 
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James "Vance" Thomas Dabruzzo

September 16, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

James “Vance” Thomas Dabruzzo, 78 of Glassport, passed away on Wednesday September 14, 2016 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born February 19, 1938 in Glassport to the late Antonio and Maria DaPaolo Dabruzzo.

 
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Paul R. Good

September 15, 2016 |

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

Paul R. Good Jr., age 74, of Irwin, passed away September 15, 2016 at Excela Health Westmoreland. He was born September 11, 1942 in Harrison City, a son of the late Paul R. and Kathryn Krause Good.

 
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Emmett “Herby” Lee Gouker

September 14, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Emmett “Herby” Lee Gouker, 69, of Jefferson Hills passed away at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh on Tuesday September 13, 2016.  He was born on April 6, 1947 in Jefferson Hills to the late Francis and Helma Smitley Gouker.

 
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Kenneth Richard Zera

September 14, 2016 |

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

Kenneth Richard Zera, age 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Forbes Regional Hospital.

 
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Elizabeth T. Bautz

September 14, 2016 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Elizabeth T. Bautz, 90 of New Eagle passed on Monday September 12, 2016. Born January 15, 1926 in New Eagle, daughter of the late Albert J. Sr. and Margaret (Abbott) Bautz; Sister of Margaret G. Bautz of New Eagle, Anna Olson (Late Al) of Castle Shannon, Albert J. II (Susan) Bautz of Hurlock, MD and the late Martha A. Bautz; Aunt of Amy (Don) Osko of Washington, Albert J. Bautz III of Pittsburgh and William A. Bautz of New Eagle, Jennifer (Mack) Astin of Los Angeles, CA, Allison (Jeff) Zerr of Frederick, Md, and Rennie (Dona) Grant of Baltimore, MD; Great Aunt of Katie and Michael Zerr.

 
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Beverly J. (Tritt) Zikeli

September 14, 2016 |

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

Beverly J. (Tritt) Zikeli, 78, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday September 13, 2016. She was born September 19, 1937 in Ellwood City, the daughter of the late David W. and Ida (Bunney) Tritt. Beverly graduated from Jamison Hospital School of Nursing, New Castle, and was an industrial nurse working for U.S. Steel, Vandergrift, Allegheny Ludlum, Leechburg, and retired from Westinghouse Electric Co., Churchill.

 
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Jeanne Marie (Davis) Grimm

September 14, 2016 |

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

Jeanne Marie (Davis) Grimm, age 85, of North Huntingdon, went to see the Lord peacefully on Monday September 12, 2016. She was born August 2, 1931 in Irwin, the daughter of the Wiley and Minnie Davis. She was a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Irwin and was past treasurer of the Golden Echoes and a member of the funeral choir. She was a graduate of North Huntingdon High, the Business Careers Institute and the Westmoreland Community College. She retired in 1996 from West Penn Power after 20 years, and had also worked as a clerk in the Jeannette City Administration Offices for several years.

 
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Frances Waller

September 14, 2016 |

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

Frances Waller, age 89 of Pittsburgh, formerly of West Mifflin, died Monday, September 12, 2016.  She was born in West Mifflin on November 9, 1926 and is the daughter of the late Harry and Lillie (Wray) Grimes and the wife of the late Harrold E. Waller, Sr.

 
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Diane Alicia Natale

September 14, 2016 |

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

Diane Alicia Natale,  of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

 
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Rhoda V. Douglas

September 14, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

RHODA V. DOUGLAS, 97 of Glassport, died Sept. 12, 2016.  She is the daughter of the late Harry and Mae (Knight) Byard.  Beloved wife of the late Richard J. Douglas.  Rhoda is survived by her daughters Patricia (Frank) Thomas of West Mifflin and Mary Jane (the late James) Belusar of White Oak; grandchildren Sherrie, Crescini, Kathy, Michael, Jill, Amy, Hope, Kirsten and Kent; also 11 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her son Wayne Doulgas, brother Jack Byard and sisters June Byard and Gerry Singer.

 
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Heather M. Dervin

September 13, 2016 |

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

Heather M. Dervin, 26, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday September 10, 2016 at home. She was born October 26, 1989 in Monroeville, the daughter of Max D. Dervin (step mother Karen) and Diane (Lovas) Mardell (step father Dennis). Heather was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 2008. Her interests were in culinary arts, drawing, writing, and poetry. She loved cats and was a huge Pittsburgh Penguins fan. She is a granddaughter of the late Jack and Pauline Dervin and Chuck and Patti Sasse.

 
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Karen M. Murray

September 13, 2016 |

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

Karen M. Murray, 69, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. She was born Oct. 25, 1946, in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary "Polly" (Bussler) Gerstner. Karen worked as an operator for Bell Telephone, and later retired from Verizon customer service.

 
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Bernice McCoy

September 13, 2016 |

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

Bernice McCoy, 89 of Duquesne,peacefully departed this life on September 7, 2016 at the home of her niece, Beverly (Gerald) Elkins in Denver, Colorado.

 
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Richard Stein

September 13, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Richard Stein, 84, Glassport, formerly of New York, passed away at Baldwin Health Center on Sunday September 11, 2016.  He was born on May 25, 1932 in New York City, NY.

 
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Theresa M. Applegarth

September 13, 2016 |

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

Theresa M. Applegarth, age 69, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at her home.

 
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William Edward Belfiore III

September 12, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 William Edward Belfiore III, 35, died Saturday, September 10, 2016. He was preceded in death by parents William and Lisa (Swantek) Belfiore, and sister Heather Belfiore. He is survived by sisters Patty (Edward Rager) Belfiore, Jennifer Belfiore, Christan Potter, and Nicole Potter; grandmothers Patricia Swantek and Paula Belfiore; nephews Jonathan, Bradley, and Ryan, niece Kaylee, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation will be held at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thur. 5-7:30pm at which time a funeral service will be held with Rev. David Nolfi. In lieu of flowers donations to the family can be made.

 

Jack Piergrossi

September 12, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Jack Piergrossi, 68, died Saturday September 10, 2016. He was the son of the late John and Pearl (Novakowski) Piergrossi;  he is survived by daughter Dedra (David) Hoskowicz of Jefferson Hills, grandchildren Kamryn and Kaitlyn, sister Terri (Bill) Waxter, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Jack was preceded in death by brother Ricky Piergrossi. He was an Army veteran in the Vietnam War and also a carpenter. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Wednesday 2-6:30 at which time a funeral blessing will be held with Rev. Wojcicki.

 

John "Big John" "Yuno" Durik Jr.,

September 12, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

 John "Big John" "Yuno" Durik Jr., 80, of Duquesne, formerly of West Mifflin, died peacefully at home on September 8, 2016. Born October 25, 1935, in Connecticut, he was the son of the late John and Sophia (Mayton) Durik Sr. He was a retired Guard at the Allegheny County Jail, former employee of U.S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works, past two term president of Steelworkers Local 1256, and a member of Duquesne Masonic Lodge #731.

 
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Zora D. Stevens

September 12, 2016 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Zora D. Stevens age 83 of McKeesport died on Saturday September 10, 2016. She was born on February 3, 1933 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late George and Sophie Mudrich Mrvos. Zora was the wife of the late James W. Stevens who died on January 17, 2004. She is survived by her son Dale Z. Stevens of McKeesport, 4 grandchildren ; Dejan (Andrea) Stevens of McKeesport, Tijana (Dr. Daniel) Kopolovich of Texas, Sofija and Dale Stevens both of McKeesport, great granddaughter Daryn Stevens and Nora on the way, sisters; Mildred (the late Lou) Popovich of Rankin, Georgeann (the late Steve) Klipa of Monroeville, George "Judi" (Gladys) Mrvos of White Oak and her boy Tank and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Kenneth P. Wolf

September 12, 2016 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Kenneth P. Wolf, age 68, of McKeesport, died September 9, 2016, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born January 4, 1948, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Cyril and Katherine (Sommerville) Wolf and the husband of Janet (Davis) Wolf of 44 years.
Ken retired from Bechtel Bettis, Inc., in West Mifflin, PA. He was a US Air Force veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the former St. Joseph Church, in Duquesne, PA. Ken had a passion for history and loved politics. 

 
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Betty Odessa Byrd Fleming

September 12, 2016 |

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

Betty Odessa Byrd Fleming, 84 of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, peacefully transitioned September 8, 2016 in West Penn Hospice.

 
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George "Juky" Dupin

September 12, 2016 |

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

 George "Juky" Dupin, age 82, of McKeesport, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016  in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born on April 20, 1934, he was a son of the late George Sr. and Danica (Loncaric) Dupin. 

 
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Kathryn Brown

September 12, 2016 |

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

Kathryn A. Brown, age 63 of McKeesport, passed away at home on September 11, 2016. Born November 19, 1952 in Scranton, PA, she was the daughter of the late John Joseph and Lenore (Hammen) Shea and the wife of David C. Brown of 31 years.
Kathryn worked as a managed care representative for a pharmaceutical company. She went to Seminary School for the Salvation Army Officer Training Program and was a Captain in the Salvation Army. Kathryn was a longtime member of the First Church of the Open Bible where she was the President of the Ladies’ Club and she also loved reading Christian literature.
She is survived by her son, Paul David Brown of McKeesport; stepsons, Eric Christopher Brown of Brick, NJ and Joshua Caleb Brown, of Jacksonville, FL; stepdaughter, Heather Brown of Brick, NJ; and grandson, Nathaniel Brown. Kathryn is also survived by her siblings, Carol Eiffart, Ann Marie Hallock, Patricia Watts, Ethel Poppa, Richard Shea, Edward Shea, and Dennis Shea.  A Memorial service will be held on September 17, 2016 at the First Church of The Open Bible in McKeesport at 3 p.m.  Pastor Brian Schmigel will officiate.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home and Crematory.  Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of The Open Bible. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 
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Diana Ines (Zando) Puckey

September 12, 2016 |

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

On September 11, 2016, the Angels came and escorted our loved one Diana Ines (Zando) Puckey, age 85, to Heaven, where she will be reunited with her husband, Dale Edward Puckey, Sr.; parents, Valentino and Angela (Frassenei) Zando; sister, Margaret Wright; brother, Carl Zando and many beloved family and friends that have passed before her.

 
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Eileen Moxham Ohota Galeza

September 11, 2016 |

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

Eileen Moxham Ohota Galeza, 93, of Elizabeth Township, died peacefully with her beloved Judy by her side on Saturday, September 10, 2016. She was born June 5, 1923 in Preston, Lancashire, England and was the daughter of the late Ernest B. and Rose Ann Holt Moxham. She was wife of the late Stanley C. Galeza and Milton Ohota. Eileen was a member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elizabeth Township Historical Society, White Oak Legion Post 701, White Oak Legion Memorial Association, and the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing Alumni.

 
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John V. Pierce

September 11, 2016 |

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

John V. Pierce, age 93, of West Newton died September 10, 2016 at Frick Hospital. He was born May 21, 1923 in Mckeesport, son of the late Samuel and Sadie Webser Pierce. 

 
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Frances F. Dunkelberger

September 11, 2016 |

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

Frances F. Dunkelberger, age 94, of Wilmington, Delaware, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday September 9, 2016. She was born April 4, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Louis and Helen (Gorison) Ferragamo. She was the former Assistant Manager at the Price Lanes Bowling Alleys in Wilmington, Delaware and enjoyed cooking and working in her garden.

 
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Hermon Meriweather

September 11, 2016 |

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

Hermon Meriweather, 97 of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, peacefully departed this life September 6, 2016 in Riverside Care Center.

 
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Charles R. Plecko

September 10, 2016 |

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

Charles R. Plecko, age 74, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, September 9, 2016 at home. He was born June 4, 1942 in Timmins, Canada, a son of the late Stephen and Margaret Bartakovich Plecko. 

 
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Johanna T. Romano

September 10, 2016 |

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

Johanna T. Romano, age 94 of Sutersville, passed away on September 9, 2016 at Platinum Ridge Center in Brackenridge. Born September 16, 1921 in Sutersville, she was the daughter of the late James and Charlotte Romano. She is survived by her brother, Joseph Romano and his wife Audrey of McKeesport, and her nephew Larry Romano of Florida. She was preceded in death by her nephew, Joseph J. Romano, Jr. Services will be private and are entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Eleanor "Lennie" Karap

September 10, 2016 |

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

Eleanor "Lennie" Karap, 86, of Columbus, OH, formerly of White Oak, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at home. She was born April 23, 1930 in Belle Vernon and was the daughter of the late John and Jennie Levandowski Badock. She was the wife of the late John Paul Karap who died April 13, 2010. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church in White Oak and had worked for Rite Aid Pharmacy in McKeesport and White Oak.

 
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Tanea Danette Kunf Potter

September 10, 2016 |

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

Tanea Danette Kunf Potter, 50, of McKeesport, formerly of Buena Vista, died Friday September 9, 2016 at home after 4 years of an incredible, courageous battle with cancer. She has gone to her heavenly home. Tanea was born April 22, 1966 in McKeesport and is remembered as a loving daughter to Charles (Butch) and Judith Kunf of Kure Beach, NC. Tanea is the beloved mother of Virginia Lee Quiggle, Kristal Lynn (Derek) Johnson , Cara Ann Quiggle, Heather Dannette Quiggle, and Laurabelle Cole. She is the sister of Laura Lee (David) Kendziora of Kure Beach, NC., Karen (Cotton) Davenport of Elizabeth Township, and Kimberley (Wayne) Werkmeister of West Mifflin.

 
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Albert A. Hopton, Jr.

September 10, 2016 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Albert A. Hopton, Jr., age 70, of Christy Park, died Sept. 6, 2016, at John J. Kane Regional Center. Born April 4, 1946, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Albert Sr. and Betty (Litchfield) Hopton.
Albert was a former mill pourer at U.S. Steel Duquesne Works. He was a member of the former American Legion Post #361 in McKeesport. Albert enjoyed duck-pin bowling, playing bingo and taking trips with his family and friends at the legion. He was a beloved brother and uncle.

 
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Thomas J. Janus

September 10, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

THOMAS J. JANUS, 70 of Glassport, died Sept. 8, 2016.  He is the son of the late Andrew and Ann (Ondrik) Janus.  He is survived by his daughter Jody (Ray) Templer of Penn Hills and grandchildren Caitlyn and Owen.  He was preceded in death by his sister Audrey Janus.  Tom was a former member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church and served in the US Army.

Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Mon. 4-7:30 pm, at which time a funeral blessing will be held with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki.

 

Doris M. Krchell

September 09, 2016 |

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

Doris M. Krchell, 93, of McKeesport, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Kane Regional Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born April 21, 1923, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late George and Gertrude (McLaughlin) Krchell. Doris was a member of a traveling bowling league and enjoyed golfing as well as going to casinos. She is survived by her cousins, Kathleen Gobel, of McKeesport, Kim Burek, of McKeesport, Charles Pratt Jr., of North Huntingdon, Anthony Taylor, of McKeesport, Herbert McLaughlin, of North Huntingdon, Kristen Haynes, of Claridge, and Karen Wehrli, of North Huntingdon. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Father Matthew Elanjileth will officiate. Interment will follow at McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.

 

Stephen Shufran

September 09, 2016 |

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

Stephen Shufran, age 93 of N. Versailles, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. He was born in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1923, the son of the late Frank and Catherine (Maruschak) Shufran; husband of the late Wilda G. Shufran. He was a WWII Navy veteran, a design engineer for US Steel until he retired, then was a school bus driver for Laidlaw for 20 years.

 
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Elizabeth M. Bishover

September 08, 2016 |

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

Elizabeth M. Bishover, age 90 of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 8, 2016.  She was born in Morgantown, W.Virginia on May 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Doy and Versie (Saffle) Herron and wife of the late John Bishover.  Elizabeth retired from Kane Regional Center, McKeesport where she worked as a nurse’s aide. She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church in McKeesport.  She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Robert Doria) Dettore of Smock, PA; grandson, R. Scott (Beverly) Dettore of Belle Vernon; great grandchildren, Kayla, Brooke and Zach. She was predeceased by her siblings Ray Herron, Hazel Messenger and Gene Rose.
Friends will be received on Sunday, September 11th from 2-4 and 6-8 at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177.  Services will be held Monday at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. William B. Heaton officiating.  Burial will follow. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Robert L. Lyles

September 08, 2016 |

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

Robert L. Lyles, age 87, of Elizabeth, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at VA Hospital Healthcare System - H.J. Heinz Campus. He was a retired treatment plant operator for West Elizabeth Sanitary Authority. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth and an Army veteran serving during the Korean War.

 
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Frederick A. Auretto

September 08, 2016 |

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

Frederick Anthony Auretto, 79, of Elizabeth Township, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at home. He was born August 18, 1937 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Samuel and Louise Macri Auretto. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and was a US Army Veteran. He was a retired Personnel Administrator for McKeesport Hospital and was also a Property Assessor for Allegheny County. He had also worked for Fort Pitt Steel Casting. He is survived by his wife, Sue Ann Brookhouser Auretto, daughters, Gina Auretto (Kip) Kennemur of Birmingham, AL, Cristina Auretto of Elizabeth Township and Danielle Auretto (Tracy Willcox) of Woodstock, NY, grandsons, Nicholas, Zachary, and Jared Kennemur, nieces and nephews.

 
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Jean Delores Lee Johnson

September 07, 2016 |

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

Jean Delores Lee Johnson, 83 of Clairton, departed this life peacefully September 4, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Clarence Edward Coleman, Jr.

September 07, 2016 |

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

Clarence Edward Coleman, Jr., 64 of McKeesport, peacefully transitioned September 4, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

 
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Linda Shipley

September 07, 2016 |

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

Linda (Maneer) Shipley, 56 of White Oak passed away at home unexpectedly while reading her daily Bible devotions on September 4, 2016.  Born March 12, 1960 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Donna (William Wehner) Shipley and the late Donald Shipley.  Linda attended the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport for 50 years, and was active in Sage’s Army in helping to raise awareness of drug addiction.  Linda was also active in the Veteran’s Wounded Warrior Project  as a caregiver.  She was a nursing assistant at Bayada Nursing, where she cared for elderly and disabled individuals in their homes. She also loved to care for her horse Velvet and Louie Louis Vuitton her granddog.  In addition to her mom, she is survived by her children, Amy (Kenneth Ferree) McCarthy, Raelyn (Joseph Willard III) Meisenbach, and Sam (Rachel) Grissom; grandchildren, Dontae and Rayann McCarthy; sister, Lorraine (Gary Pearsol) Shipley; brother, John (Allison) Shipley; nieces and nephews, Livia, Nicholas, Dylan, Amanda, Amber, Anthony, and Aidan.  She is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and Donald Maneer.  She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Grissom; brother, Thomas Shipley, and an unborn child. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9- 10:30 a.m.   Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Free Church.  Interment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 
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Edward J. Whelan

September 07, 2016 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Edward J. Whelan, Age 71, of Mount Washington passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born in McKeesport on September 30. 1944, the son of the late Edward R. and Dorothy A. (Clintner) Whalen. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Donna (Whalen) Carroll. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years. Kathy (Bechtol) Whelan of Mount Washington; and sisters. Patricia Kenney (Charles) of Plum Borough and Maureen (Thomas) Schumacher of North Huntingdon. He is also survived by seven nieces.

 
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Heather Belfiore

September 06, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Heather Belfiore, 27, of Mckeesport died Friday, September 2, 2016. She was preceded in death by parents William and Lisa (Swantek) Belfiore. She is survived by her son Jonathan who was the love of her life; fiance Brandon Perhacs of Mckeesport; sisters Patty (Edward Rager) Belfiore, Jennifer Belfiore, Christan Potter, and Nicole Potter; brother William Edward Belfiore III; grandmothers Patricia Swantek and Paula Belfiore; nephews Bradley and Ryan Rager; niece Kaylee Rager; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation will be held at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Tue. 5-7:30pm at which time a funeral service will be held with Rev. David Nolfi.

 

Dorothy Alice "Effie" Paterra

September 06, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Alice "Effie" Paterra, 89, of McKeesport, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016. She was born October 8, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late John Wilson and the Late Naomi Barlow Caldwell. She was the wife of the late Augostina "Gus" Paterra who died January 12, 2009. Dorothy was a member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park and the Crimson Boosters Auxiliary.

 
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Anna Todd

September 06, 2016 |

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

Anna Todd, 82, of Port Vue, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. She was born October 19, 1933 in Port Vue and was the daughter of the late Andrej and Anna Novotniak Vojtko. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Christy Park and the former Saint Martin DePorres Parish, Ladies of Charity, Rosary Society and Christian Mothers. In addition, Anna was a member of the McKeesport Heritage Center, Renzie Park Seniors, McKeesport Little Theater, McKeesport Symphony Pops Auxiliary and the McKeesport Hospital Foundation.

 
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Barry J. Stoltz

September 06, 2016 |

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

Barry J. Stoltz, 74, of Liberty Borough, died Friday, September 2, 2016. He was born September 24, 1941 in Jeanette and was the son of the late Orville and Madeline Madyke Stoltz. He was a member of St. Mark Parish in Liberty and was an avid HAM Operator. He is survived by his wife, Mona Lee Joll Stoltz, sons, Barry (Renee) Stoltz of Bethel Park and Paul Stoltz of West Mifflin, step-sons, Rick and Ray Pierce of Elizabeth, Roby Pierce of Pittsburgh, and Cliff (Michelle) Pierce of Glassport, step-daughters, Renae Pierce of Glassport and Rona (Richard) Long of Homestead, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nephews.

 
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Florence Louise (Harden) Mitchell

September 06, 2016 |

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

Florence Louise (Harden) Mitchell, age 98 of White Oak, passed away on September 5, 2016 at Walden’s View Senior Living.  Born May 22, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Phyllis (Steiner) Harden and the wife of the late Campbell Mitchell.  She is survived by children, Joyce (Paul) Konkol, of North Huntingdon, David (Lois) Mitchell, of St. Augustine, FL, and Doris (Tony) Martino, of North Huntingdon.  She was the grandmother of 8, great-grandmother of 12, and great-great-grandmother of 5.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Phyllis McLay, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m.  Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131.  The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Walden’s View, North Huntingdon and the staff of Bridges Hospice Care.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Mary Ann Medved

September 06, 2016 |

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

Mary Ann (Wasil) Medved, age 89 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Riverside Nursing Center in McKeesport.  Born August 20, 1927 in Ambridge, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Helen Wasil and was raised by her aunt and uncle, John and Susan Wasil of McKeesport.

 
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John C. McKnight

September 06, 2016 |

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

John C. McKnight, age 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 at Walden's View, North Huntingdon.

 
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George F. "Jr" Behun, Jr.

September 06, 2016 |

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

George F. "Jr" Behun Jr., age 76, of Elizabeth, and formerly of Hays, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016  at Family Hospice & Palliative Care in Mt. Lebanon. He was a heavy equipment operator for Standard LaFarge in West Mifflin. He was a member of Holy Angels Parish in Hays and is a Marine veteran. A former member of Masonic Solomon Lodge #231, he enjoyed his garden, traveling, his family and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchild.

 
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Dorothy Podbesek

September 06, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Cheran Podbesek, age 95, of Rilton, entered her eternal life on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

 
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Robert A. Martin

September 05, 2016 |

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

Robert A. Martin, 91 of North Huntingdon, died peacefully September 5, 2016 in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville, PA. He was born September 5, 1925 in Swissvale, PA, a son of the late Mervyn and Verda Martin. Prior to retirement, he was employed for 32 years as a Management Engineer in the U.S. Steel Corporation in McKeesport and Duquesne, PA.

 
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Eugene M. Svirbely

September 05, 2016 |

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

Eugene M. Svirbely, age 87 of West Mifflin died September 5, 2016 at Mt Vernon of Elizabeth. He was born October 6, 1928 in Duquesne, a son of the late Michael and Helen Markosky Svirbely.

 
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William T. Pomaibo

September 05, 2016 |

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

William T. Pomaibo, age 89, of West Mifflin died September 5, 2016. He was born in Port Vue on March 15, 1927 and is the son of the late Michael and Mary Kyne Pomaibo and husband of the late Margaret (Miskanic) Pomaibo. William retired from Westinghouse Electric where he worked as a layout man. He served in the Army during WWII and was a guard at the Nuremberg trials. He was also a member of the West Mifflin Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by daughter, Cheri (Rich) Antoncic of Port Vue; son, Brian (Kim) Pomaibo of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Rob (Annette) Snyder of Duquesne, Karrie Munz of Duquesne, Haley Pomaibo of West Mifflin, Erin Negrette of N. Huntingdon and Jamie Versetti of West Mifflin also 6 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by son, William T. Pomaibo, Jr., siblings, Maryann Doughtery, Dolores Smitko, Susan DeFelice, Shirley Karlovsky and Michael Pomaibo. 
The family would like to thank the Anlauf family and staff of The Palms and Gina and Janet of Caring Hospice. Friends will be received at the Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Co. Funeral Home, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA (412-678-6191) on Tuesday, September 6th from 4pm- 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed. 10 am in Saint Hedwig Church with Father Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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James S. LaValle

September 05, 2016 |

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

James S. LaValle, age 84 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016.  Born November 26, 1931 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Rudolph and Elizabeth (Ceryak) LaValle.  

 
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Anthony A. Brooks

September 04, 2016 |

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

Anthony A. Brooks, age 87 of N. Huntingdon, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born on Aug. 16, 1929, the son of the late Walter and Julia (Kuttles) Brooks and husband of the late Virginia D’Antonio. Anthony retired from National Tube US Steel where he was a foreman. He was a member of White Oak American Legion, the McKeesport Gun Club, Renzie Seniors, and attended Life Span in Versailles often. He also loved to golf and bowl. He is survived by sons Kirk (Mary) Brooks of Ruffsdale, PA, Eric Brooks of Seattle, WA; sister Pearl (Edward) Stanko of N. Versailles; also 4 grandchildren. Friends will be received on Friday, September 9th from 11-2 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177 where a blessing service will be held at 2 pm. Burial will follow. Family requests no floral tributes. Remembrances may be made to the White Oak American Legion, Capitol St. or St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Ledger St., N. Huntingdon, PA. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Robert L. Gogo, Jr.

September 04, 2016 |

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

Robert L. Gogo, Jr., age 40, of Duquesne, died September 3, 2016. He was born in McKeesport on March 30, 1976 and is the son of Robert L. and Cheryl A. Pearce Gogo of North Versailles. He was a full time police officer for the City of Duquesne since 2005, and a part time police officer in East McKeesport. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #91, the PNA Lodge #352 in McKeesport, and the Glassport Club 22. He loved boating and riding his motorcycle. He was a firefighter and EMT with the former Sunset Central Department in North Versailles.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son; Robert Lee Gogo, III, and his son’s mother, Jamie Dinkfelt with whom he resided, sisters; Jennifer (Rick) Martino of White Oak, Erin (Tony) Carr of North Huntingdon, nieces and nephews; Nicholas, Madison, Anthony, Caroline, and Julian.

Friends and family will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Tuesday September 6th from 6-8 pm and Wednesday September 7th from 2-8 pm (Fraternal Order of Police prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday September 8th at 9:30 am in Christ the Light of the World Church with Father Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Bruce Reynolds

September 04, 2016 |

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

Bruce C. Reynolds, age 60, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday September 3, 2016, at Jefferson Hospital. He was a member of Elrama Sportsmen's Club. Born March 16, 1956 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Harold James and Helen (Beitler) Reynolds.

 
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Suzanne M. Balog

September 04, 2016 |

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

Suzanne M. Balog, age 63 of McKeesport, died Saturday, September 3, 2016.

 
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Mary Aileen Sayles Redwood

September 04, 2016 |

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

Mary Aileen Sayles Redwood, 86 of McKeesport, peacefully transitioned September 1, 2016 in Riverside Nursing Center.

 
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Donald A. Morris

September 03, 2016 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Donald A. Morris, 81 of McKeesport, died September 1 , 2016 at UPMC McKeesport. He was born August 28, 1935 in Uniontown, and was the beloved husband of Lillian (Hoffer) Morris for 59 years. Donald worked for National Tube as a pipe tester. He loved to golf at Butler’s and bowl at the lanes in White Oak. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge #765.

 
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Barbara A. (Kramer) Lewis

September 03, 2016 |

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

Barbara A. (Kramer) Lewis, 84, of Manor, died Thursday September 1, 2016, at home. She was born July 17, 1932 in Irwin, a daughter of the late William and Anna (Oshesky) Kramer and was also preceded in death by siblings, Betty Miller and Joseph and William Kramer. She was a retired employee of Dormont Manufacturing, Export.

 
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Sherry Ann Jarmon

September 03, 2016 |

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

Sherry Ann Jarmon, 53, of Sutersville, peacefully passed away, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at home. She was surrounded by her husband, Joe and daughter, Angelena and other family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Junebugs, Sutersville at 3 PM.

 
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Charlotte (DeRoss) Greer

September 03, 2016 |

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

Charlotte (DeRoss) Greer, age 73 of Union Twp. and formerly of Clairton, passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born July 3, 1943 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Lasich) DeRoss. 

 
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Dolores C. Stawicki

September 02, 2016 |

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

Dolores C. Stawicki, age 90 of McKeesport, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016 in Sewickley. Born April 7, 1926 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Adele (Tomkowitz) Novak and loving wife of the late Edward F. Stawicki. Dolores was a longtime parishioner of Corpus Christi Church, formerly St. Mary Czestochowa Church, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen L. (David) Kovacs of Sewickley; granddaughter, Rebecca Ann (Jarrett) Criss; sister, Loretta Tatarzyn of North Huntingdon; niece and three nephews; and sister-in-law, Florence Menes. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Sunday, September 4, 2016 from 2-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, September 5, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church. Father Steven Palsa will officiate. Entombment will be private at New St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3500 Brooktree Road, Wexford PA 15090. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Kenneth R. Logsdon

September 02, 2016 |

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

Kenneth R. Logsdon, 61, of Coulter, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. He was born June 30, 1955, in McKeesport, the son of the late Kenneth D. and Alice V. (Kollar) Logsdon. Ken was self-employed in the carpet cleaning business for 20 years and was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church in North Versailles.

 
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Kathleen Ferko Smedley

September 02, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Surrounded by her loving family, Kathleen “Kathy” Smedley passed to her heavenly home on Sept 1, 2016, after a courageous four-year battle with multiple myeloma. She was born on December 27, 1950, in McKeesport to John L. and the late Cecilia S. Ferko.

 
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Carl Lynch

September 02, 2016 |

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

Carl Lynch, 92, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 at UPMC East, Monroeville.

 
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John E. Nedley

September 01, 2016 |

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

John E. Nedley, 78, of Penn, died Tuesday August 30, 2016. He was born June 14, 1938 in Hempfield Township, a son of the late William and Rose Marie (Dreistadt) Nedley. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers William and Paul Nedley. John was a 1956 graduate of Jeannette High School, an Air Force Veteran that served during the Vietnam Conflict, and a retired foreman at General Tire, Jeannette.

 
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Vilma (Babik) Pulica

September 01, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Vilma (Babik) Pulica, 91, of Duquesne, died Saturday, August 13, 2016 in St. Angelo Manor, McKeesport. Born July 7, 1925, in the Czech Republic, she was the daughter of the late Pavel Babik and Vilma Slaborova. She was the beloved wife of the late Imrich Pulica. All services were private and entrusted to the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home.

 

James Michael Volosky

September 01, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

James Michael Volosky, 76, of Homestead, died Friday, August 26, 2016 in Pittsburgh. Born January 29, 1940 in Homestead, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary (Mikula) Volosky. Mr Volosky was a retired employee of the former Homestead Works, U.S. Steel Corp. and a U.S. Army veteran. He was the husband of the late Alice Volosky. He is survived by two sons, James Volosky of Swissvale and Timothy Volosky of Brownsville; two daughters, Vicky Pikka of Lansing, Michigan and Judith Green of Port Vue; and seven grandchildren. All services were private and entrusted to the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home.

 
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Maria Carmella (Delle Donne) Meglio

September 01, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Maria Carmella (Delle Donne) Meglio, 85, formerly of West Mifflin, died peacefully Tuesday, August 30, 2016, in McMurray. Born December 17, 1930, in Rankin, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Congo) Delle Donne. Mrs. Meglio was a faithful member of Resurrection Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin. A former cashier at the Braddock Hills Giant Eagle and a member of the ISDA. Loving mother of Donna Meglio of Canonsburg and Jack (Lisa) Meglio of Melbourne, FL. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Jack and Nichole Meglio; two great grandchildren, Kylie and Madison; and a sister, Lee (Rich) Trankocy of North Versailles.

 
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Russell "Rusty" Jerome Jr.

September 01, 2016 |

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

Russell "Rusty" Jerome Jr., age 45, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016, at home.

 
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Lafayette Gene Herriott

September 01, 2016 |

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

Lafayette Gene Herriott, 62 of McKeesport, peacefully departed this life August 31, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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