Thomas R. Stephenson, Sr.

September 03, 2017 |

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Thomas R. Stephenson, Sr., age 71 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born July 26, 1946 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Thomas H. Stephenson, Jr. and Elizabeth J. (Blaha) Stephenson.

 
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Thomas W. "Puck" Paquet, Jr.

September 03, 2017 |

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Thomas W. "Puck" Paquet, Jr., age 65 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born April 7, 1952 in Elizabeth Twp., he was the son of Dorothy (Caster) Paquet of Elizabeth Twp. and the late Thomas W. Paquet, Sr.. 

 
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Ray A. Armstrong

September 01, 2017 |

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Ray A. "Granny" Armstrong, age 77, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at home. He was a tire man for PJ Dick and Trumbull. He was a lifetime member of 61 years of the West Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Company, a former member of West Elizabeth Borough Council, and a member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66. 

 
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Mark S. Booth

August 28, 2017 |

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Mark S. Booth, age 70, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at HCR Manor Care Bethel Park. A graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in 1966, he grew up in Pleasant Hills. In 1967-68, Mark served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Afterward, he worked at the former National Carbide Die Company in Versailles for 35 years. In 2005, Mark became a single lung transplant recipient, surviving for 12 years. He was a loving father and grandfather, a favorite uncle, a best friend — a mechanically gifted man who was also a lover of building and riding motorcycles.

 
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Mary "Mame" Mazzola

August 25, 2017 |

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Mary "Mame" (Kovka) Mazzola, age 94 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in Goodyear, AZ. Born on August 21, 1923 in McKeesport, PA to the late George and Anna (Pido) Kovka. 

 
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Frances Dufalla

August 25, 2017 |

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Frances Dufalla, age 89, of Forward Twp., passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. She was a member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church in Clairton and enjoyed baking, cooking, cleaning, and caring for her family. 

 
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Joseph B. "Wazu" Yaksick

August 24, 2017 |

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Joseph B. "Wazu" Yaksick, age 69 of Philadelphia, PA passed away in his home on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.Born on July 9, 1948 in McKeesport to the late Joseph A. and Rose J. (Lasich) Yaksick. 

 
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William D. Bekavac

August 21, 2017 |

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William D. Bekavac, age 66 of Liberty Borough and formerly of Glassport, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in UPMC East Hospital.  Born November 10, 1950 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph and Julia (Korposh) Bekavac.

 
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Louise Ann Kartesz

August 18, 2017 |

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Louise Ann (Cindric) Kartesz, age 95, of Addison, and formerly of Elizabeth Twp. passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at home. She was a former member of the former Sacred Heart Church in McKeesport.

 
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Harold W. Fuller

August 16, 2017 |

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Harold W. "Pete" Fuller, age 90, of Clairton, and formerly of Elizabeth passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Southwestern Nursing Center. He was a retired mechanic for Hercules Inc. in Jefferson Hills. An Army veteran serving in the South Pacific during World War II, he was a member of Olivet United Presbyterian Church of West Elizabeth.

 
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Jill Carol Guffey

August 11, 2017 |

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Jill Carol Guffey, age 63, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at home. A former pharmacist at Jefferson Hospital, UPMC South Side and UPMC Shadyside, she was a member of Pine Run United Methodist Church. She was a photographer, enjoyed teaching, was a collector of antiques, and a world traveler. 

 
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Raymond E. Sprites

August 10, 2017 |

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Raymond E. Sprites, age 76 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017.  Born January 27, 1941 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late John and Constance (Montana) Sprites. 

 
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Lois E. Slavick

August 09, 2017 |

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Lois E. Slavick, age 87 of Rostraver Twp., passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born March 18, 1930 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Eleanor (Kurth) Wilkinson.

 
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John T. Williams

August 08, 2017 |

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John T. Williams, age 72, of Elizabeth, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired after 25 years as a custodian at Western Psychiatric Hospital in Pittsburgh. An Army veteran having served in Vietnam, he was a member of Elizabeth Wesleyan Church and Blain Hill VFW. He was a volunteer at Elizabeth Boro Food Bank and enjoyed bowling, going to Steeler games, and meeting with his friends at Denny’s.

 
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Fred A. Roma

August 07, 2017 |

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Fred A. Roma, age 92 of Versailles, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Sycamore Estates Personal Care Home in Duquesne.  Born January 14, 1925 in Trafford, he was a son of the late Alex and Angelina (Fornaro) Roma.  

 
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