Charles T. "Charlie" Wilcox

May 11, 2018 |

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Charles T. "Charlie" Wilcox, age 74 of Clairton, passed away at home on Thursday, May 10, 2018.  Born September 22, 1943 in Camden, NJ, he was a son of the late Harry Norman Wilcox and Alice (Burchett) Hess.

 
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William R. Horgos

May 09, 2018 |

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William R. Horgos, age 86, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Jefferson Hills Manor. A Navy veteran serving during the Korean War, he was a retired industrial fireman and plant protection specialist for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. He was a lifetime member and former chief of the West Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Company and a former police officer and mayor of West Elizabeth. A former member of St. Isaac Jogues Church, he was a former security guard and weigh master with Dillner Transfer, a ham radio operator (KA3JKK), a captain with the Civil Air Patrol, and a former member of the Clairton Anglers Club.

 
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Terry J. Semian

May 07, 2018 |

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Terry J. Semian, age 68, of Monongahela, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at UPMC St. Margaret. He retired as the owner and trucker for Terry Semian Trucking and was a school bus driver in the Charleroi School District. Born June 30, 1949 in Monongahela, he was a son of the late Joseph Semian Jr. and the late Grace Ann (Popp) Semian. He is survived by his wife of 46 years,  Marilyn L. (Behanna) Semian; son, Joseph T. (Colleen Waldron) Semian of Monongahela; sisters, Mary Jo Yunkun of Gastonville, Joyce Keeney of Iowa, and Susan Oles of Scottsdale, AZ; and brother, Tom (Linda) Semian of Avalon; also, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. No visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Theodore M. Karloski

May 02, 2018 |

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Theodore M. Karloski, age 71, of Glassport, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at UPMC McKeesport. He retired as a machinist from JK Metal Works in Glassport. An Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp.

 
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Marlene R. Moore

April 27, 2018 |

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Marlene R. (Sutton) Moore, age 81, of Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Grandview Estates in Elizabeth Twp. A member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth, she retired as the owner and instructor of Marlene's Dance Studio in Elizabeth.

 
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Peter J. LaFrankie III

April 24, 2018 |

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Peter J. LaFrankie III, age 59, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 in Jefferson Hospital. He retired after 18 years as a custodian for the Elizabeth Forward School District. He attended St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church in Elrama and enjoyed camping and fishing.

 
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Marjorie E. Bickerton

April 23, 2018 |

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Marjorie E. (Davis) Bickerton, age 68, of Rostraver Twp., passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018  at the Center for Compassionate Care in Mt. Lebanon. She retired as a registered nurse for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Pittsburgh.

 
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Betty Jane Campbell

April 20, 2018 |

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Betty Jane Campbell, age 92 of Port Vue, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in The Palms at O'Neil in McKeesport.  Born April 19, 1926, she was a daughter William F. and Eurenia L. Johnson.  A member of Port Vue United Methodist Church, Betty Jane was preceded in death by her husband Findley M. Campbell, who passed away February 3, 1997, and her brother William Johnson.  

 
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Charles James Derkas

April 20, 2018 |

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Charles James Derkas, age 83 of Versailles, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Monroeville Rehabilitation and Wellness Center.  Born January 19, 1935 in Versailles, he was a son of the late Charles James and Julia A. (Mallak) Derkas.  A former carpet installer for Ruben's Furniture Company in McKeesport who also worked as a warehouseman for Mead Paper Company, Charles was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Christy Park and a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War. 

 
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Margaret Ann Derkas

April 20, 2018 |

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Margaret Ann Derkas, age 83 of Versailles, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Monroeville Rehabilitation and Wellness Center.  Born May 15, 1934 in Greensburg, she was a daughter of the late Emerson E. and Florence I. (Swauger) Miller.  A secretary at the former Eger Motors in McKeesport and a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Christy Park, Margaret passed hours after her husband, the late Charles James Derkas.  

 
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Mary T. McNeil

April 16, 2018 |

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Mary T. (Bernadowski) McNeil, age 83, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at home. She retired as the owner of the Shamrock in Elizabeth. A member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth where she was a former member of the Christian Mothers, she was a former member of Elizabeth Borough Council.

 
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Sean M. Begandy

April 12, 2018 |

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Sean M. Begandy, age 40 of McKeesport, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018.  Born June 2, 1977 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph J. Begandy, Jr. and Wendy Jean (Shields) Senick.  Sean worked as a dispatcher for S&S Transit and was also the co-owner of the former Original Bean Coffee Shop in Century III Mall. 

 
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Carl Allan Griffith

April 08, 2018 |

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Carl Allan Griffith, age 63 of South Park and formerly of Port Vue, passed away at his daughter's home surrounded by his family on Friday, April 6, 2018.  Born September 11, 1954 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Harry L. and Katherine (Rodehaver) Griffith.  The owner/operator of Griffith Auto Sales and Neighborhood Dollar Store, both in McKeesport, Carl also worked as the head body man at John Naretto Buick and White Oak and Bowser Pontiac and also as an insurance adjuster. 

 
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Marie R. (Tomko) Mourey

March 31, 2018 |

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Marie R. (Tomko) Mourey, age 91 of Jefferson Hills and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born December 7, 1926 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Michael P. and Anna (Cominsky) Tomko.

 
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John Joseph Giles Jr.

March 29, 2018 |

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John Joseph Giles Jr., age 70, of Liberty Borough, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon, WV. Owner of John Giles Trucking Inc. in Liberty Borough for more than 40 years, he was a self-employed truck driver. A Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, the NRA, Goldwing Road Riders Association, and AARP. He enjoyed flying his powered parachute.

 
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