Ann C. Miller

April 30, 2017 |

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

Ann C. Miller, age 84 of Monongahela and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Mon Valley Hospital.  Born May 4, 1932 in Harmer, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Victoria (Chesky) Cerankosky.

 
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Colin Lanelle Davis

April 29, 2017 |

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

Presiding:  Rev. Gloria Ruffing

 

Musical Prelude

 

Processional:  Clergy & Family

(Congregation, Please Stand)

 

Prayer of Comfort:  Minister

 

Scripture Readings:  Minister

Old Testament:  Psalm 23

New Testament:  St. John 14:1-7 

 

Words of Comfort:  Visiting Clergy

 

Selection

 

Acknowledgements and Condolences

Reading of the Obituary

 

Family Tribute

 

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Colin Lanelle Davis, 64, of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

 
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William Ja'von Chaffin

April 29, 2017 |

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

William Ja'von Chaffin, 14, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in McKeesport.

He was born June 5, 2002 in Pittsburgh, loving son of William Joseph Chaffin, Jr. and Carin Monique Williams. William regularly attended Bethlehem Baptist Church.

 
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Richard L. Caldwell

April 29, 2017 |

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

Richard L. Caldwell, 76, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Forbes Regional Hospital.

 
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Terry L. Long

April 29, 2017 |

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

Terry L. Long, 69, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville.

 
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A thank you to our funeral professionals

April 28, 2017 |

Published By Editor | Posted in: General Information

On behalf of the board of directors of Tube City Community Media Inc., I wanted to publicly thank all of the Mon-Yough area funeral homes who provide obituaries to McKeesportObituaries.com.

Our readership figures provide evidence that this service is appreciated by Mon-Yough area residents, because these death notices are read by many, many people:

  • From Jan. 1, 2017 until today, McKeesportObituaries.com had 42,042 visitors. Those people visited the website 188,543 times --- 79 percent of them were repeat visitors.
  • From Jan. 1, 2016, to Dec. 31, 2016, we had 79,248 visitors, who visited the website 318,243 times. Again, most of them (75 percent) were repeat visitors.

(Figures are from Google Analytics.)

 
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Veronica Jean Karichko Russin

April 28, 2017 |

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

Veronica Jean Karichko Russin, age 95, originally of McKeesport died Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Grove at Irwin.  She was born February 28, 1922 in Duquesne, the daughter of the late John and Mary Polakovsky Karichko.

During World War II she worked for US Steel in Duquesne, and after the war as an operator and supervisor for Bell Telephone. 

She is survived by her children, Donna (Matt) Clay of Greensburg, Judi  (Tom) Ridge of Scottsdale, Arizona, Steven Russin and Judy Thomas of Greenock, Lois (Greg) Stepansky of North Huntingdon, Valerie (Mark) Bradley of Manor and Robert Russin of North Versailles; grandchildren, W. Russin (Vivian) Clay, Steve Russin, Katherine (Phil) Horrell and Jake Stepansky; great-grandson, Phillip Mathew; numerous nieces and nephews; companion, Jim Devlin and dear friend, Jodilynn Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen and siblings, Anna Kerekach, Pauline Cowell, and John, Joseph, Michael, Frank, and Robert Karichko. 

The family would like to thank the staff at The Grove in Irwin for their loving and compassionate care.

Friends will be received on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 4 pm until 6 pm at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). Mass will be held at 10am on Monday, May 1, 2017 at St. Angela Merici Church with Father Kevin Dominik officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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William James Petro

April 28, 2017 |

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

William James Petro, age 66 of Plum Borough, died Thursday, April 27, 2017.  He was born on September 11, 1950 in McKeesport and is the son on the Late John W. and Ruth Hughes Petro.  He served in the Navy and retired from the former Perkin Elmer Corporation.  He also enjoyed listening to music and playing the guitar and piano. 

He is survived by his daughter, Nicole Petro of North Braddock; son, Justin Petro of Penn Hills; brothers, Jack (Nancy) Petro of White Oak, Daniel (Deborah) Petro of McKeesport; sisters, Karen (John) Cargill of Sebastian, Florida, Kim (John) Kovac of Bethel Park, Tracey Hobson of McKeesport, Terri Cain of Turtle Creek, Allison (Raymond) Frankoski of Penn Hills, Melissa (Louis) Biscardo of Peters Twp; ex-wife, Sandy Petro of North Braddock; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Friends 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 Monday May 1st from 10:30 am until the time of service at 12:30 pm. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel with Father Kevin Dominik officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Charles J. Puglia

April 27, 2017 |

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

Charles J. (Pogo) Puglia, age 92, of McKeesport, died on April 27, 2017. Born in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Felicia (Lombardo) Puglia. He was married to Lois (Horn) Puglia for a wonderful 71 years. Charles served with the U.S. Army 85th Division in Italy and North Africa during WW II. He received many medals which include; the Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct, Victory Medal, European Theatre Ribbon with 3 bronze stars. Charles was a member of the White Oak American Legion, a lifetime member of McKeesport Sportsman Club. He loved to hunt, fish, and was an all around handy man. He was a former member of St. Stephens Roman Catholic Church and St. Pius V Church and currently a member of Corpus Christi Church. He was an usher and former dart club member. Charles worked for U.S. Steel in the open hearth department at National Tube. In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by his children, Judy (Bob) Riley of Mt. Joy, Carol (Mark) Lieberum of North Huntingdon, Joe (Beverly) Puglia of North Huntingdon; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by his siblings, Josephine Uhlyar and Frances Richards, and Benedetto Puglia. Family and friends will be received at the Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home on Sunday April 30 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be on Monday May 1, 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church. Father Steven Palsa will officiate. Burial will follow at Penn Lincoln. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans at 1000 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or the Compassionate Care at 1725 Washington Road. Suite 509 Pittsburgh, PA 15241. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycoxjaworskifh.com.

 

Claudia Bondi

April 27, 2017 |

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

Claudia Bondi, 84 of McKeesport passed away peacefully at home surrounded by friends and family after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  Claudia was born March 13, 1933, the youngest of seven children of Russian immigrant parents Anasim and Anna Arashinko.  Claudia graduated from the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing, as well as being a member of the first graduating class of the McKeesport School for Anesthesia.  She spent her entire career as a nurse anesthetist at McKeesport Hospital where she always enjoyed helping others.  After retirement, Claudia volunteered for Meals on Wheels and kept active at St Gregory’s Russian Orthodox Church where she was a lifetime member. Claudia is survived by her husband, Donald; daughter Kimberly of Tampa, Florida; her brother Jack (Joan) Arin of Baldwin; sister in law Sandra (Ronald) Brooks of McKeesport; numerous nieces and nephews; three cats and grand-dogs Mzee and Mika.  The Bondi family would like to extend their thanks to all of Claudia’s home healthcare workers who treated her with the utmost care and compassion.  Friends and family will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Committal at Mt. Vernon Cemetery on Monday, May 1, 2017.  In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to be made to White Oak Animal Safe Haven Shelter, 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, www.whiteoakanimalsafehaven.org or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777, www.michaeljfox.org.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Loretta Tatarzyn

April 27, 2017 |

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

Loretta Tatarzyn, age 85 of North Huntingdon, died April 26, 2017 at her home. Born June 15, 1931 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Adele (Tomkowitz) Novak, and loving wife of the late Ted Tatarzyn for 54 years of wedded bliss. Loretta was a long time parishioner of Saint Agnes Church in North Huntingdon. She could often be found tending to her flower and vegetable gardens, however her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family. Whether it be a surprise visit to the house or one of the many family vacations traveling the world, she always cherished the time with her family. Family, faith and flowers brought her the most happiness! She is survived by her children, Ted (Joyce) Tatarzyn of Rochester, NY, Ken (Denise) Tatarzyn of Brevard, NC, Jeff Tatarzyn of Houston, TX, and Trish (Scott) Saunders of North Huntingdon; grandchildren, TJ (Kate), Jeremy (fiance Madi), Amy (Hersh), Daniel (Maria), Micah, Laura, Patrick, Cory, Grant, Victoria and Austin; great-grandchildren, Teddy, Ellie, Lucian and Shayla; also many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Dolly Stawicki, and daughter-in-law, Nancy Tatarzyn. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Saint Agnes Church. Entombment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park in Delmont. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the Westmoreland County Food Bank, or to Saint Agnes Church. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Edward T. Kumf

April 27, 2017 |

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

Edward T. Kumf, 84 of Versailles, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at home.  Born November 17, 1932 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Anton and Mary (Kasunic) Kumf.

 
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Dorothy Sekulich

April 27, 2017 |

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

Dorothy Sekulich, age 83 of Jefferson Hills, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in her home after a recent illness, surrounded by her four children: Joe, Cindy, Cathy, and Lori.  Born September 10, 1933 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Matthew (Mate) and Frances (Salopek) Bekavac.

 
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Robert P. Conway

April 26, 2017 |

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

Robert P. Conway, age 75 of McKeesport, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born June 17, 1941 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Peter and Mildred (O'Gurkis) Conway.

 
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Palmer D. Braum

April 26, 2017 |

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

Palmer D. Braum, age 65, of Espyville, and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at home. He was a retired butcher for Braum's in Clairton. He was an avid fisherman and a member of the Pymatuning Sportsman's Club and the American Legion in Linesville. 

 
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Henry David "Henny" Jasiewicz

April 26, 2017 |

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

Henry David Jasiewicz, 71, of McKeesport, died Tuesday April 25, 2017 at home after a courageous battle with brain cancer.  He fought until the end.  He was a 1963 graduate of McKeesport High School. Owner/operator of Renzie Auto Center and leader of, Henny & the Versa J's polka band.  Also former member of the Bell Hops Orchestra.  Henny was a 2005 Grammy nominated recording artist.

He was born May 22, 1945 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Henry T. and Josephine Balawadjer Jasiewicz. Married,  Joan A. Wirth Jasiewicz on April 8, 1967.  Father of Teri Jasiewicz (John) Binkiewicz of Pickerington, Ohio and Henry J. "Butchie" (Teresa Whitney) Jasiewicz of Hempfield Township, PA. Brother to Diane "Dee-Dee" Jasiewicz Ogrodny (late Stas) of Nashville, TN.

 
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Celestine Lesko

April 25, 2017 |

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

CELESTINE LESKO, 87, of West Mifflin, passed away Tues., April 25, 2017 due to complications of a stroke.  She is survived by her son Lawrence (Debra), Richard and James Lesko and granddaughter Jessica.  She was preceded in death by her husband Francis in Feb. 2007.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home.

 

Dorothy Marie Krall

April 25, 2017 |

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

Dorothy Marie Krall, 87, of McKeesport, died Sunday April 23, 2017 at home. She was born July 13, 1929 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Paul and Ann Layesah Krall. Dorothy was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church in McKeesport. She was a retired office manager at Apter Industries and also worked at the former Zotter's Bakery in McKeesport. She is survived by nephews, Paul Krall of Fountain Hills, AZ, Joseph (Bonnie) Krall of North Ridgeville, OH, Dr. Thomas (Barbara) Krall of Seminole, FL, nieces, Mary (Walt) Krekel of Westlake, OH, Regina (Ken) Kohl of Englewood, Fl, Theresa (Keith) Brown of Greensboro, NC, other nieces and nephews, 9 grand nieces and nephews and 6 great-grand nieces and nephews.

 
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Michelle Joan Kerestes

April 25, 2017 |

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

Michelle Joan Kerestes, 49, of White Oak, died Sunday April 23, 2017. She was born August 30, 1967 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Michael and Jean Smith Marracino. Michelle was a Nurse at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. She is survived by her husband, William J. Kerestes, Sr., daughters, Desiree Dornetta of Brentwood and Alexandra “Alex” Kerestes of Bloomfield, sons, Joseph “Joey” (Kaitlin) Dornetta of Verona, and William “Billy” J. Kerestes, Jr., of White Oak, brothers, Michael Marracino of Bethel Park, Mark Marracino of Castle Shannon, and David (Amie) Marracino of Norfolk, VA, grandchildren, Liam Fate and Eli Lovesee, nieces and nephews.

 
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Yolanda L. (Hovan) Granata

April 25, 2017 |

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

Yolanda L. (Hovan) Granata, 68, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday April 23, 2017. She was born November 16, 1948 in Spangler, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Dolores (Lawrence) Hovan and was also preceded in death by two brothers Nicholas Jr. and William Hovan. Yolanda loved her grandchildren, enjoyed crocheting, bowling, and reading, and was a fantastic baker. She was a former employee of Wal Mart. She is survived by her husband of fifty one years Darryl D. Granata Sr.; her children Darryl D. (Diane) Granata Jr. of North Huntingdon and Kimberly L. (Bruce) Jennings of Irwin; her grandchildren Jacob, Brittany, Christopher, Dominic, and Olivia Granata and Victoria and Amber Jennings; a great grand child on the way; a sister Mary Ruth (Kevin) Byers of Penn Township; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Michael J. Cvejkus

April 24, 2017 |

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

Michael J. Cvejkus, 91, a lifelong resident of Duquesne was embraced by God in the early morning of April 24, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was born in Duquesne on February 25, 1926 to the late Michael and Helen (Koval) Cvejkus and was predeceased by his loving wife Bess (Pakan), beloved daughter Arlene Pastrick and two sisters, Mary Perun and Anna Mae Ondechek.  Michael was an English teacher in the Duquesne school system for 35 years, President of the Duquesne Teacher’s Association and a proud member of the PSEA & NEA.

 
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Kathy A. (Parlak) Miller

April 24, 2017 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Kathy A. (Parlak) Miller, 59, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday April 19, 2017. She was born September 29, 1957 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Edward and Dolores (Script) Parlak. She was a former day care teacher and was an avid Steelers fan. Her grandchildren were most important in her life. She is survived by her daughters Jessica May of Trafford, Tiffany Hizer of WV, and Dawn Miller of Greensburg; her grandchildren Dre, Dante, Mikayla, Lily, Audrey, C.J., and Arielle; also a brother and two sisters.
 
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Gregory C. Lacey

April 24, 2017 |

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

Gregory C. Lacey, age 58, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at home. He was employed as a machinist for Prism Technologies in Elizabeth. 

 
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Christine Rebecca (Younger) Brown

April 24, 2017 |

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

Christine Rebecca (Younger) Brown, age 82, of Duquesne, PA passed away at John J Kane Regional Center in McKeesport, PA on April 22, 2017 Christine was born on June 16, 1934 to Martin and Minnie Younger in Pittsylvania County, Chatham, Virginia.

 
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Marie Germek

April 23, 2017 |

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

Marie Germek, age 89, of McKeesport, died April 22, 2017, at home with her children by her side. Born April 6, 1928, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Gusta and Anna (Balint) Tiffany and the wife of the late Raymond J. Germek.

Marie worked at many different restaurants throughout the McKeesport area in her early years. She then dedicated her life to caring for her family. She is a member of Corpus Christi Church and was a Christian Mother at the former Sacred Heart Church. Marie enjoyed working jig saw puzzles and she will always be remembered for her delicious homemade dishes, especially during family gatherings and holidays.  Marie is survived by children, Darniece Homler of McKeesport, Michael (Christine) Germek of McKeesport; daughter-in-law, Margo Germek of North Huntingdon; grandchildren, Renee (Patrick) Germek Dooen, Amber Germek, Chantal Germek (Brian Pope), Kristin Germek and Heather ( Allan) Link; great grandchildren, Ryan, Jared, Noah, Allyson and Carter; brother, Ted (Dee) Tiffany of McKeesport; sister-in-law, Patricia Ancarana of Port Vue; also nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Marie was preceded in death by her son Larry; siblings, Dolores Cielieska, Harry Tiffany and Joey Ancarana; son-in-law, Hank Homler. Family and friends will be received at the Jaycox – Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 2 p.m. – 8p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10 a.m., at Corpus Christi Church. Fr. Steven M. Palsa, will be the celebrant. Committal will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Leukemia Society of America, 333 E. Carson St., Ste 427, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycoxjaworskifh.com

 

George E. Lepsch

April 23, 2017 |

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

George E. Lepsch , 88, of Boston, died Friday April 21, 2017 at home. He was born March 23, 1929 in Greenock, and was the son of the late Charles George and Edna Marie Hendry Lepsch. He was a member of the Boston United Methodist Church, and was the Choir Director there for over 50 years. He was also a member of the Barber Shoppers, the Barbershop Society, and County Line Chorus. He was a retired Crown and Bridge Technician for Dr. Charles Jones' Dentist Office in Versailles and was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Dorothy L. Kerr Lepsch, son, George W. (Nancy) Lepsch of McKeesport, daughter, Nancy (David) Bash of White Oak, step-sons, John Douglas Jacobs of Morgantown, WV, and Mark A. (Theresa) Jacobs of Boston, step-daughter, Judilynn Jacobs of Boston, brother, Eugene Lepsch of Coulters, grandchildren, Rachel Bash, Amanda (Stewart) Brown, Tyler and Mackenzie Marflak, Andrew, Daniel and Layton Jacobs, great-granddaughter, Evelyn Rose Brown, nieces and nephews.

 
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Joseph G Rohall

April 22, 2017 |

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

Joseph G Rohall, 27 of Glassport died April 21, 2017.  He is the beloved son of Diane Henderson Rohall (Bill Chase) and David (Michelle) Rohall.  In addition to his parents he is survived by his sister Janeen Rohall; grandmother Betty Henderson; aunts Denise (Steve) Turek and Sandy (Bill) Jones; uncle George (Katherine) Henderson; cousins and many friends.  Joe was preceded in death by grandfathers George Henderson and Joe Rohall and grandmother Pauline Rohall.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-7:30 at which time a funeral service will be held

 

Michael P. Ballough

April 21, 2017 |

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

Michael P. Ballough, age 85 of North Huntingdon passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. He was born March 22,1932 In Duquesne, Pa., a son of the late Michael and Anne Buddai Ballough.

 
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Florence J. Stokan

April 21, 2017 |

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

Florence J. Stokan, age 90 of North Huntingdon, died Friday, April 21, 2017 at St. Anne Home in Greensburg.

 
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Lynette M. (Lewis) Kelly

April 21, 2017 |

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

Lynette M. (Lewis) Kelly, age 58, of Braddock, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017. She was a former member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Braddock. She is preceded in death by her parents Walter Page and Geneva Lewis; husband Arnold Kelly; daughter Brandi Kelly; and longtime partner Roger McKinnon. She is survived by her sons Stewart Kelly and Clayton McKinnon and his girlfriend D’Angela Brown; grandchildren D’Ondre, Amecca, Malaka, Markiece, Trayvelle and Kahli; sister Pauline Lewis; nephew Troy (Ellen) Brown and niece Denise Brown.
 
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Donna L. Harpster

April 21, 2017 |

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

Donna L. Harpster, age 50 of Lincoln Place, died on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

 
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Stephen A. Micsko

April 20, 2017 |

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

Stephen A. Micsko, age 77 of Port Vue, passed away at home on Monday, April 17, 2017.  Born January 17, 1940 in Clairton, he was a son of the late John and Ann (Chasko) Micsko.

 
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Wanda L. Tognarina

April 20, 2017 |

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

Wanda L. (Smith) Tognarina, age 76, of Forward Twp., passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a school bus monitor for Laidlaw in Elizabeth. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. She enjoyed playing bingo and dining out with friends and family. Wanda loved everyone and didn't have a mean bone in her body.

 
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Dawn C. (Errett) Koebler

April 20, 2017 |

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

Dawn C. (Errett) Koebler, age 89 of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She was born October 30, 1927 in Hempfield, a daughter of the late James and Mary (Gill) Errett. She sold handmade crafts for over 30 years and specialized in baby dolls. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 27 years William J. Koebler; brothers Thomas, Cliff and Paul Errett; and sisters Alice Popick and Sandy White. She is survived by her sons Doug (Sandi) Koebler of Irwin and Jamey Koebler of North Huntingdon; grandchildren Cristy Koebler of Washington D.C. and Jason (Franziska) Koebler of Switzerland; great grandson Nevio; brother Richard Errett of Hempfield Township; and sisters Wanda (Robert) Whisner of Arona and Fritz Brown of Greensburg.
 
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Viola Economos

April 20, 2017 |

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

VIOLA ECONOMOS, 78, of Glassport, died April 17, 2017.  She is daughter of the late Philip and Laverne Economos.  Viola is survived by her sons Philip (Tina) Sorrentino of Glassport and Nicholas (Cheryl) Sorrentino of Glassport; grandchildren Phil (Jaclyn) Sorrentino, Jr., Samantha Sorrentino, Nicole (Tyler Brown) Sorrentino and Joseph Sorrentino; great granddaughter Elizabeth.  She was preceded in death by her grandson Anthony Sorrentino.

A private funeral was held Thurs. April 20, 2017 at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 

Mildred "Sis" Day Leive

April 19, 2017 |

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

Mildred "Sis" Day Leive, 88, of Boston, died Wednesday April 19, 2017. She was born November 17, 1928 in Boston and was the daughter of the late James Duncan and Clara Loretta Hendry Fleming. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Day and the late Mark Adam Leive. Mildred was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Boston, the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens and AARP. She was a cataloger for the McKeesport Carnegie Library for 30 years before retirement. She is survived by her daughters, Karen L. (Dennis) Potts and Roberta L. Cerini of Boston, grandchildren, David (Hataitip) Lorenzi, Connie (Guy) Dulaney, Amy (Gregg) Meadows, Laurel (Richard) Ziskey, and Julianne (Joel) Barnett, great-grandchildren, Emily Ziskey, Ryan Meadows, Katilyn Ziskey, Rachel Meadows, Nathan Dulaney and Tara Dulaney.

 
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Richard David Odoski, Jr.

April 19, 2017 |

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

Richard David Odoski, Jr., 38, of North Versailles, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Allegheny General Hospital. He was born September 14, 1978 and was the son of the late Richard David, Sr. and Sandra Lee Fleming Odoski of North Versailles. He was the husband of Brandy Lee Coup Odoski. Richard was a boilermaker for Local 154 and a member of the E.A.A.A. Richard was a family man who loved his children. He enjoyed playing baseball and riding quads with his kids. In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by daughters, Chassiti Ariella Baka of North Versailles, Jordan Nicole Odoski of East McKeesport, sons, Derek John and Chance Michael Odoski at home, sisters, Kathleen (Glenn Walters) Gladis of Transfer, Christine Lynn Masley of Rossville, GA., niece Alexa Gladis, and nephews, Zachary Gladis, John, Joshua, and Jeremy Masley.

 
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Ralph C. Gardner

April 19, 2017 |

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

Ralph Cecil Gardner, 92, of Bethel Park, went to be with his Lord Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He and his daughter Linda shared an apartment his last two years. Born November 26, 1924 in Layton, Fayette County, PA, he was the son of the late Lawrence W. and Toyley (Stauffer) Gardner. His wife of 62 years, Gladys (Brewer) Gardner preceded him in death on March 23, 2007. They lived in Port Vue for 50 years. He is survived by his daughters, Linda Kay (the late Charles) Fowler of Bethel Park, Sandra Jean (David) Altman of Vero Beach, FL; grandchildren, Justin (Dana) Fowler, Kristin (Edward) Cunningham, Sarah Marie (Kyle) Kopko; great-grandchildren Marcus and McKenna Fowler, and Mary Elizabeth Kopko.

 
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Dana Lynne McKeown

April 19, 2017 |

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

Dana Lynne McKeown, age 34, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at UPMC East Hospital, Monroeville.

 
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Raymond Henri Shepherd Jr.

April 19, 2017 |

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

Raymond Henri Shepherd Jr., 63, of Baltimore, MD, passed away April 17, 2017 at his home.

 
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Rev. Paul Lewis Voida

April 18, 2017 |

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

The Rev. Paul Lewis Voida,  59, of Christy Park, died Monday April 17, 2017. He was born September 17, 1957 in Los Angeles, CA, and was the son of the late Louis and Elaine Olah Voida. Father Voida was a Priest for the Romanian Catholic Diocese of Canton, Ohio and served at St. Mary's Romanian Church in Christy Park since May of 2006. He was a graduate of the University of California at Fullerton with a Teacher's Degree in Music and later graduated from Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Pittsburgh in 2001. He is survived by his sisters, Marie Baron of CO, and Lisa Dicks of Pittsburgh, nieces, Natalie, Angela, and Andrea, and nephews, Joshua, John, Peter and Luke.

 
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Audrey M. Antonella

April 18, 2017 |

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

Audrey M. Antonella, 94, of McKeesport, died Thursday April 13, 2017. She was born November 12, 1922 in Morrilton, AR, and was the daughter of the late Isom and Emma Brewer Wilson. She was the wife of the late Joseph V. Antonella who died February 28, 1987. Audrey was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park. She is survived by her son, Joseph D. (Trish) Antonella of Buena Vista, daughter, Patricia Schwartz of Manor, brother, William (Sharon) Wilson and sister, Bobbie (Pearlie) Harper of FL, grandchildren, Jill (Scott) Taylor, Sean (Linda) Antonella, Linn Antonella, Jennifer Schwartz, and Kimberly (Anthony) Reed, great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Brooke Taylor, Samantha, Sydney, and Gage Antonella, Mia Hoffman, and Benjamin Reed, great-great-grandchildren, Lily and Cooper Anthony, nieces and nephews.

 
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Joan B. Dittman

April 18, 2017 |

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

JOAN B. DITTMAN age 83, of West Mifflin, on Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, an usher, a member of the choir, the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild and a former member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Duquesne #871. She loved to cook and feed people. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to James F. Dittman, Sr.; loving mother of Jerome J. (Beth A.) Dittman of Mesquite, TX, James F. Dittman, Jr. of South Park, Marianne Terrazas of Fountain Hills, AZ, Robert B. (Karen) Dittman of Irwin, Bernard F. (Krisha) Dittman of Westminster, MD, Linda J. Dittman of West Mifflin, Cynthia H. Dittman of Ligonier and Susan E. (Seth) Gamble of Bolivar, PA; grandmother of Angela, Jennifer, Jim, Lauren, Tom, Victor, Jessica, Ryan, Jillian, Rebecca, Margo and Isaac; great-grandmother of Luke and Madeline; sister of Loretta (Eugene) DeSance of Lincoln Park, MI, Elaine Bixler and her son, Donnie, of West Mifflin, David (Mildred) Leskovitz of Whitaker, Angelo (Maria) Leskovitz of Inkster, MI, the late Nicholas Leskovitz and the late Barbara Jean Leskovitz; also survived by nieces and nephews.

 
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Roberta E. "Bobbi" Przybylski

April 18, 2017 |

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

ROBERTA E. "BOBBI" PRZYBYLSKI age 78, of West Mifflin, on April 16, 2017, in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday. She was a daughter of the late Eugene and Margaret "Peg" (Kvichak) Jacko. She was a waitress at area restaurants and a hairdresser. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She enjoyed arts, crafts and gardening, also taking photos of and spoiling her grandchildren. Beloved wife of 57 years to Ray A. Przybylski; mother of Raymond M. Przybylski of West Mifflin, Robert K. (Barb) Przybylski of North Huntingdon and Patti Jo (Mike) Shaughnessy of Pleasant Hills; beloved MeMe of Steven Shaughnessy, Sidney and Tyler Przybylski; sister of Jean (Joel) Colaizzi of Pittsburgh, Jackie Hartley of Pleasant Hills, Joseph Jacko of Akron, PA, Eugene (Doll) Jacko, Jr. of North Huntingdon, late Bunny Cimbala, late Mary (late Jim) More; also survived by nieces and nephews.

 
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William M. McCormley

April 17, 2017 |

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

William M. McCormley, age 89 of Elizabeth Twp. and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 in the Center for Compassionate Care in Mt. Lebanon.  Born August 5, 1927 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Flynn) McCormley. 

 
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Gabriel "Baba" Medich

April 17, 2017 |

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

Gabriel "Baba" Medich, 87, passed peacefully at home in White Oak on April 16, 2017.  He was born Nov. 3, 1929 'below the tracks' in Duquesne, Pa before moving to Polish Hill in West Mifflin where he raised his family.  He moved to White Oak to live with his daughter and family in 2010.  He was the son of the late George  and Maria (Boban) Medich.  He was married to the late Dorothy (Gavlik) Medich for 57 years when she passed in 2008.  Surviving are his son David (Teresa) Medich from Conway, SC and his daughter Marcie (Michael) Ward from White Oak.  His grandchildren, Cassandra and Gabriel Ward, were his world and shining stars.  He is survived by a sister Diana (Jerry) Drobac of Finleyville and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Suzanne E. Hebrank

April 17, 2017 |

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

Suzanne E. Auld Hebrank, age 63, of Jeannette, PA, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

 
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Donald R. Zeiler Sr.

April 16, 2017 |

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

Donald R. Zeiler Sr., age 82 of North Huntingdon died April 16, 2017,  at Forbes Regional Hospital. He was born August 28, 1934 in Castle Shannon, a son of the late Elmer and Anna Hess Zeiler.

 
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Margaret Findrick

April 16, 2017 |

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

MARGARET FINDRICK age 91, of Duquesne, on Good Friday, April 14, 2017, at home in the presence of her family. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Ellish) Kovesdy. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne and their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She was a Lector and a former Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Third Order of Carmelites. She was the beloved wife of the late Alex Findrick, Sr.; mother of Alexis Smith of Duquesne, the late Alexander J. (surviving spouse Juanita) Findrick, Jr. of McKeesport and the late Janet Findrick Brandt; also eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; sister of Anna Mae (Frank) Molly of West Mifflin, Richard Kovesdy of Phoenix, AZ and the late Joseph Kovesdy, late Elizabeth (late Robert) Donaldson, late Irene Priatko. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

 

Paul J. Schneider

April 16, 2017 |

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

Paul J. Schneider, age 53 of North Irwin passed away April 14, 2017 at home. He was born December 8, 1963 in McKeesport, a son of the late Albert and Evelyn Pancoast Schneider.

 
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Vera L. Jackman

April 15, 2017 |

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

Vera L. Jackman, 93, of Greensburg, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Westmoreland Manor.

 
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Helen Louise Knox

April 15, 2017 |

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

Helen Louise Knox, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at her home.

 
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Margaret Opalenik

April 15, 2017 |

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

Margaret Opalenik, age 90 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away peacefully Friday, April 14, 2017 in the Center for Compassionate Care, Mt. Lebanon.  Born July 31, 1926 in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Martha (Kotrody) Petrisko.

 
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George J. Myczka

April 14, 2017 |

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

George J. Myczka, age 68 of McKeesport, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. He was born in McKeesport August 6, 1948, the son of the late John K. and Genevieve Zajdel Myczka.

 
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Violet Robinson Franklin

April 14, 2017 |

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

Violet Robinson Franklin, 90, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Kane Regional Hospital. She was born August 16, 1926 in Richmond, VA, daughter of the late Peter Robinson and Mary Powell.

 
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Phylis Dorothy Lovas

April 14, 2017 |

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

Phylis Dorothy Lovas, age 74, of Belle Vernon, and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a former employee for Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save in West Mifflin. She enjoyed cross stitching, bingo and spending time with her family.

 
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Irene J. McCarthy

April 14, 2017 |

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

Irene J. McCarthy, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at UPMC East Hospital, Monroeville.

 
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Ronald T. Loop Jr.

April 13, 2017 |

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

RONALD T. LOOP Jr. Age 66, of Duquesne, on April 10, 2017. He was the son of the late Ronald T. Loop, Sr. and Ina (Harrington) Loop. He was a former employee of US Steel Duquesne Works in the Bar Mill. He was a member of the Croatian Club in Duquesne, Homeville Fire Department and the Mifflin Club. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. Beloved husband of Christine (Majzer) Loop for 14 years; father of Angela (George) Meskowski of Lakeville, MN, Katie (fiancé Teallen Johnson) Loop of Turtle Creek, Lauren Loop, at home, Angela Carman of Turtle Creek, Erica Carman and Ryan Carman, both of Duquesne; grandfather of Alexis, Joshua and Adena Meskowski; brother of Gloria (Barry) Kovalsky of West Mifflin, Marla (Barry) Beal of Dravosburg; also nieces and nephews. Visitation on Friday, April 14, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, at which time services will be held with the Rev. James Condron, officiating, followed by presentation of military honors.

 

MARY M. BOYCE

April 13, 2017 |

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

Mary Martha Boyce, 85 formerly of Glassport, Pa passed away peacefully on Saturday April 8, 2017 surrounded by her loving family in Compton, CA. She was born on March 20, 1932 in Claysville, WV to the late Jesse and Lucy Mercer. She grew up in Keyser, WV and retired from McKeesport Hospital as a custodian worker. She was an avid traveler spending her time between PA, TX, and CA. She nourished her entire family with love and faith. Her devotion to her Lord and Savior emanated to everyone she met and she had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and spiritual way. She was a proud member of Glassport Assembly of God Church and served as a Sunday School teacher for many years. She is survived by her children Donald Lee Boyce, Jr of Brenham, TX, Diane Boyce of Brenham, TX, Valerie (Lawrence) Boyce Stevenson of Compton, CA, Rocky Boyce of Port Vue, PA, Craig Boyce of West Mifflin, PA, and Keith Boyce, Sr of Liberty Boro, PA. Beloved grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Sister Delana (Walter) Ours of Keyser, WV, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years Donald Boyce, Sr. on October 8, 1996, her daughters Donna Boyce and Cindy Boyce, four brothers and one sister. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday April 18, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 640 Vermont Ave., Glassport and on Wednesday
April 19, 2017 at the Assembly of God Church in Glassport from 10am-11am at which time a funeral service will be held with Pastor Patrick Pugh. Interment following Penn Lincoln Memorial Park; 14679 Route 30 North Huntingdon, PA. Memorial contributions can be made directly to the funeral home.

 

Anna (Carullo) Morelli

April 13, 2017 |

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

Anna (Carullo) Morelli, 80, of Duquesne, died peacefully Monday April 10, 2017 at home. Born April 26, 1936, in Stefanaconi, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Domenico and Annunziata (Barbuto) Carullo.  Mrs. Morelli was a faithful member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne. Anna was the beloved wife of the late Domenick Morelli, she is survived by her loving children, Nicholas (Deborah) Morelli of North Fayette, Robert Morelli of Commack, NY, Nancy (William) Harrington of Robinson Twp., and John (Kimberly) Morelli of Apollo; two brothers, Pasquale and  Joseph Carullo; and five grandchildren, Jessica, Nicholas and Matthew Morelli, and Alysa and Michael Harrington.

 
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Frank Daniel Kolodziej

April 12, 2017 |

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

Frank D. Kolodziej, age 86 of Winchester, VA, formerly of Christy Park, died on April 7, 2017 at Winchester Medical Center with family at his side.

 
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Dorothy Jacobs Weiss

April 12, 2017 |

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

Dorothy Jacobs Weiss, 95, formerly of McKeesport and White Oak, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Harbour Senior Living of Monroeville.  Born in California, PA on March 8, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Max and Elsie Lang Jacobs.  Wife of the late Sam Weiss, she is survived by her son, Harry M. (Adrienne) Weiss of Monroeville; her daughter, Ellen R. Weiss of Philadelphia; and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Weiss of Squirrel Hill; also by nieces and nephews.  A retired clerk at the former Jaison’s Department Store in McKeesport, she was a member of Temple B’nai Israel and its Sisterhood, Hadassah, and the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary #181.  A graveside service will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Tree of Life/Sfard Cemetery with Rabbi Paul Tuchman officiating.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.  The family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association at ALZ.org or to a favorite charity.

 

Sophia E. Slavick

April 12, 2017 |

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

Sophia E. Slavick, age 93 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Hallsworth House Personal Care Home in Monessen.  Born March 21, 1924 in New Salem, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Sophie (Jedynak) Grayson.

 
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Andrew T. "Drew" Wilding

April 12, 2017 |

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

Andrew T. "Drew" Wilding, age 27 of Clairton, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2017 in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh. Drew was born on February 15, 1990 to his parents, Maureen Wilding of Clairton and his late father Roger Wilding.

 
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Guy P. Redinger

April 11, 2017 |

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

Guy P. Redinger, age 99, of White Oak died April 11, 2017 at Forbes Regional Hospital. Born February 12, 1918 in Everett he was the son of the late Wesley and Carrie (Straily) Redinger. He was married to Betty Mae Burket until she died in 1986. He was then married to Lucille (Wunderly) Redinger until she died in 2012. Guy was a World War II veteran. He retired from Peoples Union Bank where he was a Building Maintenance Supervisor for over 30 years. He was a 50 year member of the Youghiogheny Lodge No. 583. He was also a member at Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Syria Shrine, Caravan No. 4, and White Oak American Legion Post #701. Guy was a Deacon in the Church of the Brethren for over 60 years. He was a part of the old timers golf league and had a recorded hole in one at 7 Springs Golf Course at the age of 80. Guy is survived by his children Joyce (Grant) McNally of North Huntingdon, Terry (Diane) Redinger of St. Petersburg, FL; step daughter Luanne (Brian) Obert of Vienna, VA; grandson Scott (Jennifer) Craze; great-grandchildren Chelsea (Eric) Snyder, Logan and Garrett Craze; great great-grandchildren Mason and Carter Snyder; nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the step grandchildren for giving Guy the love and support throughout the years. Guy is preceded in death by his siblings; Lillian Dunkel, Elmira Whisel, Charles, Herbert, and Harry. The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Heights Personal Care, Forbes Regional Hospital, and Allegheny Network Home Health for your overwhelming support and care. Family and friends will be received at the Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday April 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. Pastor Jason Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are suggested to the church of your choice. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.

 
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Leslie Haney

April 11, 2017 |

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

Leslie J. Haney, age 72 of Port Vue, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

 
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Shirley McLaughlin Cooper

April 11, 2017 |

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

Shirley McLaughlin Cooper, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2017, surrounded by her family in Columbia, SC. She was born February 8, 1935 in East McKeesport, PA, a daughter of the late Oliver and Florence (Utt) McLaughlin and was also preceded in death by a sister Margaret June Smouse. She is survived by her husband John Cooper, her sister Virginia Ives, her children David and Sarah Cooper, Bruce and Katherine Cooper, John and Carol Pascutti, Rich and Patty Liverance, along with 16 grandchildren and 8 spouses, and 7 great-grandchildren.
 
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Donald Jeter

April 11, 2017 |

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

Donald Jeter, 70, of Newark, New Jersey, formerly of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, entered eternal rest on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

 
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Margaret "Peggy" Ondike

April 11, 2017 |

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

Margaret “Peggy” Ondike, age 63, of McKeesport, died April 8, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport. Born July 19, 1953, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Marie (Moose) Hollup and the wife of Kenneth Ondike, Sr., for over 28 years.

 
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Sylvina A. Black

April 11, 2017 |

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

Sylvina A. Black, age 87 of White Oak, died Monday, April 10, 2017.

 
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Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Tubbs

April 10, 2017 |

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

Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Tubbs, 78, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, April 8, 2017. She was born December 10, 1938 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Skiffington Martin. She was the wife of the late Thomas A. Tubbs who died December 31, 1987. She was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park and was previously a member of the former St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. Betsy was a cook for the Sisters of the Divine Redeemer Mother House in Elizabeth Township and retired after 25 years of service.

 
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James Anthony Schaible

April 10, 2017 |

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

James Anthony Schaible, age 79, of Rushville, Ohio, entered eternal life on April 10, 2017. James was born October 22, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. James attended St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, he was a graduate of McKeesport H.S. Class of 1955, James was a proud Veteran of the United States Army.

 
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Seth Connell Wilson

April 10, 2017 |

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

Seth Connell Wilson, 85, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday April 8, 2017. He was born March 7, 1932 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Frank and Eva Marie Murphy Wilson. Seth was  a member of the Round Hill Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth Township Sportsman's Club, the Cast Bullet Association and the Mon-Yough Carvers. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Iceland during the Korean War. For his service, he received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Seth was a retired Draftsman for US Steel.

 
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Susan Lynn Knoll Dorn

April 08, 2017 |

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

Susan Lynn Knoll Dorn, age 47, of New Kensington, died Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was born in McKeesport on August 27, 1969, the daughter of the late Harold and Lois Staley Knoll. Susan is survived by her two sons Garry and Michael Runion of Glassport, sisters; Vivian Jean Evans of Pitcairn and Barbara Anne (Ray) Berta of Arkansas, and grandchildren.

 
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Richard A. Blair

April 08, 2017 |

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

Richard A. Blair, of Greensburg, PA, passed away April 5, 2017.

 
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Robert Roth

April 07, 2017 |

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

Robert Roth, age 69 of North Huntingdon, passed away April 7, 2017 at Southwestern Veterans Center.  He was born March 28, 1948 in Pittsburgh and grew up in Liberty Borough.  He was the son of the late Robert and Mary Roth.  He is survived by his children, Robert and David Roth; grandchildren, Samantha and Jacob Roth; sister and guardian, Arlene (Robert) Gorwood, and siblings, Thomas (Norma Jo) Roth, Patricia (Mike) Webb and Sandra (Dan) Durain and numerous nieces and nephews.  Bob was a graduate of Port Vue-Liberty High School, Duquesne University, and retired after 30 years of service as a general foreman at U.S. Steel.  He was a Vietnam Veteran serving with the 101st Airborne Division.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory, 2703 O’Neil Blvd. McKeesport, PA 15132 on Monday from 2-8 p.m.  Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home.  Interment with military honors will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.  The family would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation for the outstanding and dedicated care given to Bob by the Southwestern Veterans Center Staff.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Southwestern Veterans Center 7060 Highland Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15206.  RA-MVVA-HOMES@pa.gov www.swvc.gov

 
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Allan Nelson

April 07, 2017 |

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

Allan Nelson, 91, of Irwin passed away peacefully Thursday April 6, 2017, at his home. He was born January 23, 1926 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. He was a member of the Royal Army near the end of WWII and then served in the British Merchant Navy. He and his family came to the United States in 1968 and Allan retired from a successful career with Genuine Tool Co., Irwin after more than twenty five years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and Shidle Lodge No. 601, Free and Accepted Masons, Irwin. He was an accomplished swimmer, golfer, woodworker, and loved his Scottish heritage, including bagpipe music, but he was proud to be an American and was an ardent Steelers fan.
 
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Dorothy M. (Wiggins) Singler

April 07, 2017 |

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

Dorothy M. (Wiggins) Singler, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. She was born October 5, 1928 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late David Williams and Hazel Knepp. She retired after 20 years as a clerk at the K-Mart Department Store in Greensburg. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Delbert L. Singler; son Delbert L. Singler Jr. who was killed in action in Vietnam; brother Clyde Wiggins; and sister Lucille Baumgardener. v
 
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Jane Bales

April 07, 2017 |

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

Jane Bales, 84, of Versailles, died Thursday April 6, 2017. She was born January 20, 1933 in Versailles and was the daughter of the late John W. and Elizabeth Radar Bales. She was a member of the Boston United Methodist Church and was retired from the former Potter-McCune Co, after 34 years of service. She is survived by her sister, Carolyn S. (Blair) Twale of Greenock, brothers, John (Dolores) Bales of North Huntingdon and Charles (Gayle) Bales of Versailles, nieces and nephews.

 
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Ethel W. Kinder Kennedy

April 07, 2017 |

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

Ethel W. Kinder Kennedy, 86, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday April 2, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 9, 1931 in Pittsburgh and was preceded in death by her husbands William H. Kindler Sr. and Robert Kennedy, a son Richard A. Kindler, and a sister Betty Kisic. She is survived by her children Helen (Daniel) Tomasic of Level Green, Karen (Robert) Wills of White Oak, William H. (Rebecca) Kindler Jr. of St. Louis, MO, and Carol (Jim) Jacobelli of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Michael Tomasic, Michelle (Pietro) Tomasic, Mark (Rebecca) Tomasic, Jason (Ashley) Kindler, Jennifer (Justin) Weirwich, Joshua (Christy) Wills, Adam (Alexis) Jacobelli, and Richard Kindler; and her great grandchildren Aiden, Rocco, Vincent, Evan, Callie, Allie, and Amelia.
 
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Catherine Slobodnjak Korpar

April 07, 2017 |

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

Catherine Slobodnjak Korpar, 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away April 6, 2017 in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville.

 
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Bonita T. Carter

April 06, 2017 |

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

Bonita T. Carter, age 73, of Pittsburgh, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  She was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 22, 1944 and was the daughter of the late Grace Allegro.  She was employed as a school bus driver for many years, loved arts, crafts and painting. 

 
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Marcia Lee Unrath

April 06, 2017 |

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

Marcia Lee Unrath, of Jefferson Hills, passed peacefully April 4, 2017.  Born February 23, 1952, to the late Guy and Lucille Mills Lippzer.  Marcia is survived by her cherished sister Leslee (Rick) Hinkle, and loving nieces, Lindsey (Alex) Durrani and Jesse Hinkle.  Daughter-in-law of Marlene and the late William Unrath, devoted sister-in-law Lori Ann Bagley, the late Douglas Unrath, William Jr., Darrell (Laurie), Patrick "Sonny"(Jane) and many loving friends throughout the years.  Along with her treasured parents, she was preceded in death by her adoring husband Greg and their beloved dog, Lucky.  She was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and West Virginia Wesleyan.  She was a humble, kind and giving soul.  Forever a lover of animals, she had a never-ending sweet tooth, and remembered every loved one with cards and gifts for every occasion. She was never blessed with children, but the children at Tender Care Learning Center were blessed by her compassionate heart.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Make a Wish Foundation or the Western PA Humane Society.  A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, Clairton,  PA.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Donald John Argyle, Sr.

April 05, 2017 |

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

Donald John Argyle, Sr. age 81, of Dravosburg, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  He was born in McKeesport on January 11, 1936 and was son of the late Thomas Argyle and Thelma Miller Cislo

 
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Nancy W. Guarascio

April 05, 2017 |

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

Nancy W. Guarascio, 79, of Marietta, GA, died at her home on April 4, 2017.  Born in McKeesport, January 27, 1938, daughter of the late Robert J. and Sophia Dahlin Wampler.  Wife of the late Louis A. Guarascio, she is survived by nieces and nephews, Melanie Whiteman, Cynthia Goellner, Elizabeth Sabranski, Allan Wampler, Robert Wampler, and Randall Wampler.  Nancy was raised in McKeesport, attended McKeesport High School and Westminster College, where she earned her degree.  She retired from IBM after a successful 38 year career, and was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club.  She enjoyed traveling, reading, and preparing gourmet meals.  Private interment will take place in Mount Vernon Cemetery.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.  The family suggests contributions to the Lou Guarascio Scholarship Fund of M.A.H.S., P.O. Box 432, McKeesport, PA  15134.

 

James Edward Winters

April 05, 2017 |

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

James Edward Winters, 89, of Christy Park, formerly of Elizabeth Township, died Monday April 3, 2017 at home. He was born December 11, 1927 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Maximilian and Evelyn Riley Winters. He was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth "Muncie" Fodor Winters who died April 18, 2011. James was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park, and the Men's Guild and Holy Name Society there. He was also a member of the IBEW Local 5 and the White Oak American Legion.

 
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Holly Beth Morcheid

April 05, 2017 |

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

Holly Beth Morcheid, 26, of North Huntingdon, peacefully and gracefully entered the gates of heaven on April 5, 2017.

 
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Paul A. Stinebaugh

April 04, 2017 |

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

Paul A. Stinebaugh, age 53, of McKeesport, died March 31, 2017, at home, after a 20 year battle with Huntington’s disease. Born October 6, 1963, in Germany, he was the son of Leonard and the late Patricia (Reitz) Stinebaugh and the husband of Vickie Stephens of McKeesport.
Paul dedicated his life to caring for his son. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and fishing in his earlier years.
In addition to his father, Leonard (Kris) Stinebaugh of Liberty Borough and his wife Vickie, Paul is survived by a son, Paul M. Stinebaugh of McKeesport; brother, Timothy (Joanne) Stinebaugh of Boise, ID; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Cremartory.
Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

Chad A. Schantz

April 03, 2017 |

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

CHAD A. SCHANTZ, 29, of Glassport, died April 1, 2017.  He is the son of Tom Gardner , Pam Rivera and Gilbert Schantz.  Chad is survived by his brothers Dustin Rivera and his  wife Jamie Rivera and Shaun Schantz; daughter Zoey Schantz; step sons Chris, John, Matthew and Joey Young;  niece and nephew Lakyn and Gage Rivera; aunts Kim O'Brien, Dorothy Shearer, Lisa Rivera, Linda Story, Barb Carey, and Tracy Dickson; uncles Lester Carey, Jimmy Dickson, Tony (Stacey) Rivera, Mike Deguzman and Clyde Gardner; also many cousins and dear friends.

Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. 2-4 and 6-8.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family.

 

Diane L. Kurta

April 03, 2017 |

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

Diane L. Kurta, age 62 of Elizabeth Twp., died on March 30, 2017 at Canterbury Place. Born September 8, 1954 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of William and the late Agnes (Salopek) Bogdan and the beloved wife of Andrew Kurta for 38 years. Diane worked for UPMC McKeesport as an office manager for over 30 years. She loved to tend to her home and always had decorations for each of the holidays and seasons. In addition to her husband Andrew, she is survived by her son, Adam Kurta; aunt, Shirley (Michael) Andreyko and Evelyn (the late Gene) Bogdan and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, April 6, 2017, from noon until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. Fr. Thomas Wagner will officiate. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Eva M. (Smith) Herold

April 03, 2017 |

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

Eva M. (Smith) Herold, age 95, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017. She was born May 8, 1921 in Irwin, a daughter of the late Samuel L. and Alma M. (Frye) Smith. She was a long time member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Irwin and was a former member of the church choir. She worked as a personal manager for over 20 years at Telephone Answering Service in Pittsburgh. She was an avid knitter and collector of ceramics and was a great Pittsburgh Pirates fan.
 
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Marsha Ann (Wawrzeniak) Bazylak

April 03, 2017 |

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

Marsha Ann (Wawrzeniak) Bazylak, 74, of North Versailles, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017, surrounded by her family after successfully winning the fight against Lung Cancer. She was born September 7, 1942 in Glassport. She was preceded in death by her parents, Olga and Frank Wawrzeniak; step-father, Stanley Wawrzeniak; sister, Francis Marie and brother, Francis. A graduate of Montefiore Nursing School in 1963, Marsha was an operating room nurse for 42 years at McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Therease M. Restagno

April 02, 2017 |

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

Therease M. Restagno, age 90 of West Mifflin and formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  Born December 5, 1926 in Follansbee, WV, she was a daughter of the late Frank D. and Josephine (Salen) Restagno. 

 
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Mabel C. Ganassi

April 02, 2017 |

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

Mabel C. Ganassi, age 86 of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Select Specialty Hospital at UPMC McKeesport.  Born October 29, 1930 in Sutersville, she was a daughter of the late John D. and Mabel (Smith) Clark, sister of the late Donald L. and Katherine G. Clark and John J. and Marjorie C. Clark, and wife of the late Eugene P. Ganassi, who passed away May 5, 1998.

 
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Dorothy M. Donnelly

April 02, 2017 |

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

Dorothy M. Donnelly, age 93, of McKeesport, died on Sunday April 2, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. She was born in Wall, PA on May 27, 1923 and is the daughter of the late William and Nellie Hefferman Finger.
She is survived by sons; Jack Donnelly of McKeesport; Richard Donnelly of White Oak; daughter, Marge (Chuck) Heidenfelder of McKeesport; sister, Shirley Valkanas of Flinton, PA; and grandchildren, Chuck and Lori Heidenfelder. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harry “Bud” Donnelly; and sister, Irene Pizzuto.

 
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Alexandra Mamas

April 02, 2017 |

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

Alexandra Mamas, age 96, of McKeesport, died on April 2, 2017. She was born in Chios, Greece on August 15, 1920 and is the daughter of the late Micah and Zenovia Klouvas.

She is survived by son, James M. (Cathy) Mamas of Miami, FL; daughter, Patricia (Dr. Norman) Demos of Elizabeth Twp.; siblings; Antigone Vlahos of Atlanta, GA; Evangelia Spectakou of Greece; Victor Klouvas of Greece; Panteli Klouvas of Greece; grandchildren, Dr. Andrew (Elaine Esq.) Demos of Long Island, NY; Michael (Dana)  Demos of Palm Beach, FL; Antonia (Justin) Mamas of St. Augustine, FL; Michael (Ashley) Mamas of St. Augustine, FL; Alexander Mamas of Miami, FL; great-grandchildren, Alexander Andrew Demos, Ariyanna Demos, Elise Alexandra Demos, Michael Bradon Demos, Anthony James Mamas, Michael Mamas, Noah Mamas, and many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews both in the U.S. and Greece.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Michael D. Mamas; siblings, Ismene Amartolou, Maria Kosta, Chrysoula Vrouze, and Niko Amartolou

She was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in White Oak, St. Markella Ladies Philoptochos Society, and the Chian Society. She was active in her church life, promoter and advocate of her heritage, culture and faith, Unrivalled cook, baker, and hostess. She is one of the last of the greatest generation and will be missed dearly.

 
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Loretta V. Rypka

April 02, 2017 |

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

LORETTA V. RYPKA age 68, of Monessen, PA, formerly of Duquesne on March 31, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Florence Patricia (Dobransky) Rypka. Visitation on Tuesday from 9-10:30 a.m. at the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300, at which time a blessing service will be held by Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officating. Burial will be at St. Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 

Joan K. Steele

April 01, 2017 |

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

Joan K. Steele, age 68, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Jacksonville, FL died March 30, 2017, at St. Margaret UPMC. Born September 13, 1948, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late John and Nell (Popichak) Smolak of the Carnegie area and the beloved wife of Donald Steele, for over 45 years.
Joan was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse. She enjoyed sewing her own clothes, dancing, bowling and baking. She loved dogs and always had a pet dog in her life. One of the greatest highlights of her life was a trip to Israel with her husband Don.
In addition to her husband Don, Joan is survived by a brother, John (Georgette) Smolak, Jr., of Danville, PA, formerly of Carnegie; nephew, John (Christy) Smolak, III of Bethel Park; and many cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Eugene Smolak.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 11 a.m. until the time of blessing service at 12:15 p.m., with Fr. Matthew Elanjileth officiating. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Condolences may be shared at: www.willigfuneralcremationservices.co

 

Sophia Santille

April 01, 2017 |

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

Sophia Santille, age 98 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in John J. Kane Regional Center - McKeesport.  Born June 11, 1918 in New York City, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Frances (Knaga) Bidula.

 
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Lorraine M. Auld Matta

April 01, 2017 |

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

Lorraine M. Auld Matta, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at Forbes Regional Hospital.

 
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Irene C. Miller

April 01, 2017 |

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

Irene C. Miller, age 93, of McKeesport passed away peacefully on March 30, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. Born January 9, 1924 in Ulanow Poland, she was the daughter of the late Jan and Jozefa Chmielowski and the wife of the late Lloyd W. Miller, Jr. Irene was taken from her home in 1943 to work in a forced labor camp in Germany. In 1945 she met her husband during the war. In 1947 she came to the United States to start a family and a career. She worked at the McKeesport Hospital for 45 years where she retired as a nurses aid. Irene enjoyed gardening, cooking, singing, Pittsburgh sports and spending time with her family. She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish and St. Mary Czestochowa bowling league. Irene is survived by her children, Barbara Adams of Sigel,  Lori (Robert) Davis of North Huntingdon, Lloyd W. Miller III of Munhall and William J. Miller of McKeesport; grandchildren, Josette (John) Kippenberger, Justin (Elizabeth) Davis and Michael (Lauren) Davis; great-grandchildren, Elisha, Desiree, Michael, Logan, Jaxson and Lennon; great-great  grandchildren, Sophia, Sterling and Skylar; sisters, Helen and Mary. Irene is preceded in death by her loving husband Lloyd W. Miller, Jr., granddaughter Jennifer Davis, sister Stella Bammes and brothers; Konrad and Tadevsz Chmielowski. Family and friends will be received at the Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday April 4, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church. Burial will be in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are suggested to Corpus Christi Parish. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.