Josephine C. Annoreno

June 13, 2018 |

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Josephine C. Annoreno, age 95 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in High Banks Care Center in Worthington, OH.  Born June 6, 1923 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Felix and Stella (Sabela) Giganti.  A member of St. Patrick's Church in Christy Park (the former St. Perpetua,) Josephine joins her husband, the late Tony A. Annoreno, who passed away on January 18, 1953.

 
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Clifford E. Usko

June 12, 2018 |

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Clifford E. Usko, age 65, of Lincoln Borough, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. An Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a retired aircraft repairman for U.S. Army and a member of St. Mark's Parish in Port Vue.

 
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Edward D. Freyer

June 11, 2018 |

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Edward D. Freyer, age 67, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at home. A Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a planerman for Generations Stoneworks in McKeesport. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

 
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Francis G. Rush, Sr.

June 11, 2018 |

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Francis G. Rush, Sr., age 73 of McKeesport, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born August 16, 1944 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Francis and Catherine (O'Shea) Rush.  A retired machinist at Westinghouse Corp. in East Pittsburgh, Francis was a US Army Veteran, a member of St. Mark's Parish in Port Vue, and a member of both the Port Vue American Legion and the Buena Vista VFC.  

 
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Anthony J. "The Bear" Bernardo

June 10, 2018 |

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Anthony J. "The Bear" Bernardo, age 87 of Jefferson Hills, passed away at home on Saturday, June 9, 2018.  Born March 31, 1931 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Raffaele and Concetta (Demis) Bernardo.  A retired quality control man at Continental Can Corp. in West Mifflin, Anthony was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton and a US Army Veteran of the Korean War, where he served as a combat medic.

 
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Betty Ord

June 07, 2018 |

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Betty (Nicholls) Ord, age 90, of Elizabeth, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired as a teller at Pittsburgh National Bank in Monongahela. She was a member of the Monongahela YMCA and an avid roller coaster fanatic. Born August 5, 1927 in Monongahela, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Irene (Hartman) Nicholls. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry (Bill) Kunkel of Jefferson, MD; grandchildren, Christian (Leah) Duval and Shane (Heather) Marraccini, both of Elizabeth; great-grandchildren, Marcus and Rachel Duval, and Taryn and Cadence Marraccini; and son-in-law, Paul Marraccini. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Darla Marraccini, and brother, Earl Buddy Nicholls. No visitation or services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Pauline D. "Ducky" Patch

June 06, 2018 |

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Pauline D. "Ducky" (Demis) Patch, age 88 of McKeesport and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at home. Born May 5, 1930 in Clairton, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Ceryak) Demis. Pauline was a loan officer for PNC Bank in Mckeesport and Pittsburgh. 

 
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Claudia E. Cowalsh

June 05, 2018 |

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Claudia E. Cowalsh, age 80 of Port Vue, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Riverside Nursing Center in McKeesport.  Born August 20, 1937 in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Sara (Kukic) Begovich.  A former cook at Pauley's Lookout and cashier at G.C. Muphy's and Co., Claudia was preceded in death by her husband, John N. Cowalsh, and a daughter Denise Swiger, who passed away July 4, 2015.

 
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Anthony L. Gambino

June 04, 2018 |

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Anthony L. Gambino, age 84 of Clairton, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born August 24, 1933 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Charles and Frances (Fazio) Gambino.  A US Army Veteran of the Korean War, Anthony retired from the Tool and Dye Department of GM's Fisher Body Plant in West Mifflin and was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton.  

 
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Joseph J. Mayzel, Jr.

June 03, 2018 |

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Joseph J. Mayzel, Jr., age 86 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Center for Compassionate Care in Mt. Lebanon.  Born December 10, 1931 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Joseph J. and Anna (Dora) Mayzel.  

 
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Bob A. Shuster

May 27, 2018 |

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Bob A. Shuster, age 75 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Born October 16, 1942, he was a son of the late Martin W. and Emma M. (Latine) Shuster.  Bob worked in hotel management, which took him cross-country.  He eventually returned home acting as caregiver to his elderly parents. 

 
 
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Daniel K. Gorgey

May 25, 2018 |

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Daniel K. Gorgey, age 70 of Jefferson Hills, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018  at LifeCare Hospitals of Pittsburgh - Suburban Campus in Bellevue.  Born January 27, 1948 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Daniel and Agnes (Dolinsky) Gorgey.  A retired Chemical Technician at Westinghouse's Bettis Plant in West Mifflin, Daniel was a member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church in Clairton.  

 
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William M. Planich

May 24, 2018 |

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William “Billy” M. Planich, age 68, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at UPMC Presbyterian. He was a retired self-employed painter for Al (Yacavace) & Bill Painting in Jefferson Hills and surrounding areas. His favorite pastime was preparing elaborate meals and sharing with family and friends. He loved mostly all genres of music but especially jazz, both old and new.  He was a car enthusiast, reading every automobile book he could get his hands on, and loved to watch Velocity 24/7 and/or any auto auction.

 
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Virginia Ruth Stolp

May 18, 2018 |

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Virginia Ruth Stolp, age 65 of Monroeville, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in HCR ManorCare - Monroeville.  Born November 18, 1952 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Rocco and Marjorie (McMaster) Estatico.  A manager for McDonald's, Virginia was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Penn Hills.

 
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Aaron Lipchey

May 11, 2018 |

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Aaron Lipchey, age 33, formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.  Born November 6, 1984 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Georgiann Vaniel. He is survived by his sister, Brittany Bernard of Rostraver Twp.; niece, Piper Ann Bernard; aunts and uncles, Sandra (Ron) Sanderson of Elizabeth Twp., William (Diana) Vaniel of Marco Island, FL, Ken (Hollie) Vaniel of Latrobe, and Vicki Fazekas of Elizabeth; also, cousins and many friends. A memorial gathering will take place in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 1 PM until the time of service at 3 PM with Pastor Mark Grice officiating. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

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