Paul Vinton Kalp

March 14, 2017 |

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Paul Vinton Kalp, 95, of Venetia, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away at home on Sunday March 12, 2017. He was born March 4, 1922 in Dravosburg to the late Ward and Margaret Berger Kalp. Paul was a loving husband, for 68 years, to the late Shirley Granger Kalp who passed away in 2013. He is survived by son, Richard Kalp of Brentwood; daughters, Karen (Mark) Wilds of Hanoverton, OH, Jean (Leo) Demeis of Venetia; sister, Nancy Shearer of Baltimore, MD; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  Along with his parents and wife, Paul was preceded in death by sister, Eldora Fithian. He served in the US Marine Corp, retired from Westinghouse Electric where he was an Electrical Tester for 35 years, was a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church, a member of F&AM Masonic Lodge in McKeesport, and enjoyed tinkering with electrical inventions.  Arrangements have been entrusted to I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg,  PA   15034.  Paul will be interred at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pleasant Hills following a service in their chapel presided by his son-in-law, Rev. Mark R. Wilds.   At Paul’s request, all services will be private. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Anthony "Tony" Michael Salvador Jr.

March 06, 2017 |

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Anthony “Tony” Michael Salvador Jr., 89, of Dravosburg, formerly of Glassport, passed away on Sunday March 5, 2017.  He was born August 9, 1927 in Glassport to the late Anthony M. Sr. and Laura (Craig) Salvador.  He is survived by sons, Anthony M. (Lois) Salvador III of White Oak, Vincent G. (Kathy) Salvador of North Irwin, Howard G. (Lisa) Salvador of Boston, MA; daughters, Sharon A. Karch (Lucian) of Pembroke Pines, FL, Patricia L. Salvador (Charles) of McKeesport, Sara E. Salvador of Kenneth City, FL; significant other, Mary Ann Pici of Versailles; eleven grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  Along with his parents, Anthony was preceded in death by wife, Anne M. (Laird) Salvador; brother, Howard Salvador; sisters, Ellen Tambella and Betty Corletti.  He enlisted in the US Navy in 1945 during WWII.  Upon discharge, he became a reservist and was reactivated during the Korean War. He was part of the Atlantic Fleet, during both periods of service, aboard the USS Currituck and USS Worcester where he was a storekeeper/trainer. Tony was a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church where he was a Trustee, usher, and member of the Methodist Men. He also enjoyed spending his leisure time ballroom dancing. He retired from Copperweld Steel Company in Glassport, was a member & past officer of United Steelworkers Union Local 1407, a past commander of American Legion “Burt Foster” Post 361 in McKeesport, and a member of American Legion Post 701 in White Oak. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm at I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg,  PA   15034. Service will take place at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 9, 2017   at Dravosburg United Methodist Church followed by interment at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park in North Huntingdon with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Dravosburg United Methodist Church, 109 Maple Avenue, Dravosburg,  PA   15034.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

James "Slim" L. Koskoski

March 01, 2017 |

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James “Slim” L. Koskoski, 61, of Clairton, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Belle Vernon and Donora, passed away at home of Sunday, February 19, 2017.  He was born September 29, 1955 in Donora to the late Thomas and Barbara Sutyak Koskoski.  James is survived by his loving companion, Rose Bocianoski; brothers, Edward (Robin) Koskoski of Edinboro, Henry (Cindy) Koskoski of Washington, David (Beth) Koskoksi of Wake Forest, NC, Daniel Koskoski of California, PA, Thomas “P.J.” Koskoski of Monongahela, Rodger (Tina) Koskoski of California, PA, Christopher Koskoski of Mt. Pleasant; sister, Mary Carol (Dave) Jones of Johnstown.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Frank Koskoski.  James enjoyed golfing, playing cards and was described by those who loved him as a kind, caring and gentle man.  Arrangements were entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Edward Lewis Kasyan

February 28, 2017 |

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Edward “Rebel” Lewis Kasyan, 79, of West Mifflin, formerly of Sebring, FL, passed away at Jefferson Medical Center on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born July 19, 1937 to the late Pete and Helen Banko Kasyan. Edward was the loving life partner of 40 years to Betty Mae Bishop. He is survived by two sons, Joseph Kasyan of Bethel Park and Timothy Kasyan of West Mifflin, step daughters Deborah Bishop of Dravosburg, Pamela (George) Stoupis of Elizabeth, and Lynda (Tim) Nesiti of Dravosburg, grandchildren Danielle, Donald, Nikki, and George. Edward was preceded in death by two brothers, Pete and Michael Kasyan, and a sister, Margaret Jeffcoat. Edward formerly served as a member of the United States Air Force, as well as for 9 years as a police officer of the Dravosburg Police Department. He was also employed by Hamburg Bros. Electronics. Arrangements have been entrusted to I.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th St, Dravosburg, PA 15034. As a veteran, Edward will be interred at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at a later date. Additionally, a memorial service for Edward will be planned at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at finneyfuneralhome.com.

 

Mandy Renae Gereshenski

February 21, 2017 |

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Mandy Renae Gereshenski, 37, of Monongahela, passed away at home on Monday February 20, 2017.  She was born May 10, 1979 in Monongahela to the late William Lechner.  Mandy is survived by her husband of 21 years, Raymond E. Gereshenski; stepmother, Lori Lechner; daughters, Laurisa & Kayla Gereshenski of Finleyville; sons, Jacob, Tyler, & Dominic Gereshenski of Finleyville; granddaughter, Gracie Labrosse; stepsister, Jessica Arnold of Clairton; stepbrother, Bill Lechner of New Eagle. Mandy was employed in the bank/collection agency industry and was an avid reader. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made directly to the funeral home to help defray funeral costs. Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Richard "Ricky" L. Clark Sr.

February 20, 2017 |

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Richard “Ricky” L. Clark Sr., 69, of Elizabeth, formerly of McKeesport, passed away at home on Sunday February 19, 2017.  He was born August 21, 1947 in Belle Air, Ohio to the late John R. and Pearl Pugh Clark.  Richard is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Bonita Burke Clark; son, Richard L. (Amy Kilburn) Clark, Jr. of Elizabeth; daughters, Lynn Ann Clark of McKeesport, Wendy (Casey) VanSchooten of Elizabeth; grandchildren, Patricia, Christina, David, Kelsey & Karlee; great-grandchildren, Aiden & Addilyn; sisters, Bernita Clark of Belle Vernon and Shelva Clark of Elizabeth; aunt Peggy Wall of Forward Township.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dave, Tom, and John Clark. Richard enjoyed cars, working with wood, playing cards and model cars.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made directly to the funeral home to defray costs. Family and friends will be received from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport,  PA   15045.  A service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 11:00 am followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Roy J. Yarborough

February 15, 2017 |

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Roy J. Yarborough, 56, of Glassport, formerly of Port Vue, passed away at home on Tuesday February 14, 2017. He was born March 4, 1960, in McKeesport, to Ocie Jack Yarborough of Port Vue, and the late Janet Glasser Yarborough. Along with his father, he is survived by step-mother Sherry Yarborough of Port Vue; best friend, Ryan T. Gillespie of Glassport; brothers, Jeff Yarborough of Midland TX, Justin & A. J. Yarborough, both of Port Vue; and aunt, Annie Ruth Yarborough of SC. Along with his mother, Roy was preceded in death by sister, June Yarborough Ripple and uncle, Willard Yarborough. He enjoyed cooking and gardening. Arrangements have been entrusted to E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport, PA 15045. A memorial service will take place at a later date, to be announced. Inurnment will take place, at a later date, at Round Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

 

Amy Goldsworthy

February 09, 2017 |

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Amy Williams Goldsworthy, 93, of Clairton, formerly of Britain, passed away at Southwestern Nursing Care Center on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born December 8, 1923 to the late Leonard and Gertrude Holden Williams. Amy was the loving wife of 21 years to the late Clyde Goldsworthy Sr. She is survived by a son, Clyde (Linda) Goldsworthy Jr of Clairton, a daughter Susan Bacan of Orville, OH, two brothers, Ken Williams of England and Dennis Williams of Austrailia, a sister, Margaret of England. Amy is also survived by a granddaughter, Cathy Bacan of Orville, OH, and 3 great-grandchildren, Taylor Boylen, Samantha Pogras, and Madison Pogras. She was preceded in death by  sisters, Mary and Elsie Williams, brothers, Harry and Bill Williams, all of England, son-in-law William Bacan of Orville OH. Amy served as a motor pool parts manufacturer in the British Women’s Army during WWII. She was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration in Clairton, enjoyed crocheting, knitting, painting, and needlepoint. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton 15025. A graveside memorial service will be held on February 17, 2017 at 2 P.M at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth, followed by inurnment. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 

Lena Margaret Martin

February 03, 2017 |

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Lena Margaret Martin, 65, of McKeesport, formerly of West Elizabeth, passed away on Friday February 3, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. She was born July 27, 1951 to the late James Howard and Sarah “Betty” Russel Everett. Lena was the wife of the late Paul Martin Sr., who passed away in 2010. Lena is survived by her close and loving friend Betty Provance. She is also survived by son, Regis (Kristy D.) Martin of Avon IN; granddaughters, Paige & Sophia Martin both of Avon, IN; brothers, James (Peggy) Everett of New London, CT, Markle (Irene) Everett of Palmyra, NJ, Thomas (Michelle) Everett of Turtle Creek; sisters, Ruth Ann (Harry) Brownfield of Finleyville and Janet Cogar of Matthews, NC. Along with her parents and husband, Lena was preceded in death by son, Paul F. Martin Jr. who passed in 1980; brothers, Jack, Rick & Paul Everett and sister, Betty Weight. She enjoyed taking on the task of solving puzzles, spending time with her loving family, opening her door to family and/or friends in their times of need. Family and friends will be received from 12 – 4 pm on Sunday February 5, 2017, at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Service will take place at the funeral home on Monday February 6, 2017 at 10:00 am followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Jarad Anthony Angotti

January 27, 2017 |

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Jarad Anthony Angotti, 30, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Clairton passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. He was born December 2, 1986 in Pittsburgh to Jerry Jr. and Pamela J. Bitkowski Angotti. Along with his parents he is survived by son, Mason P. Angotti and his mother Jessica Bricker of Friendsville, MD; brother, Jeremy M. Angotti of Jefferson;  grandmother Nancy Bitkowski of Jefferson, grandparents Jerry & Nancy Angotti of Clairton; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  Jarad was preceded in death by grandfather, Leonard Bitkowski Sr. and uncle, Leonard Bitkowski Jr. He was a 2005 graduate of Clairton High School, loved cars, music and astronomy.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton, PA   15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Joseph William Classic III

January 25, 2017 |

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Joseph William Classic III, 58, of Rostraver, formerly of Dravosburg, passed away at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh on Monday, January 23, 2017.  He was born April 12, 1958 in McKeesport to the late Joseph William Jr. and Harriet Michalski Classic. Joseph is survived by domestic partner, Marsha Gulya of Rostraver; former wife, Karen Ruybal of McKeesport; son, Zachary Joseph Classic of Bridgeville; daughter, Alexandra Elisabeth Classic of Verona; grandchildren, Brayden Thomas & Brynn Bettina Walker both of Verona; brother, Chris (Stephanie) Classic of Dravosburg; sister, Diane (Tom) Churchill of Donora, pet dog, Orbit; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by son Nicholas William Classic who passed away 2015.  Joseph was a veteran of the US Marines, a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Duquesne, Dravosburg American Legion Post 380, Clairton Sportsmen’s Club, was self-employed as “Classic Custom Painting”, loved animals, was an avid toy collector, enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors in general.  Family and friends will be received from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 Fourth Street, Dravosburg,  PA  15034.  Service will take place at the funeral home on Friday January 27, 2017 at noon followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery in Port Vue.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Bonnie Tarli Moranelli

January 21, 2017 |

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Bonnie Tarli Moranelli, 66, of Glassport passed away at home January 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 8, 1950 in McKeesport to the late Anthony and Dolly Brown Tarli. She is survived by her loving husband of 40+ years, Anthony (Bo) Moranelli. “Bozie” adored and took amazing care of his beloved “Bon Bon”. Along with her husband, Bonnie is survived by daughter, Heather (John) McDonald of Centerville; son Anthony “Tony” (Julie) Moranelli of Jefferson Hills; daughter Amy (Joe Nagy) Johnson of Glassport. She thought the sun rose and set around her grandchildren, Sara & Jason McClellan, Raya McDonald, Luke & Morgan Johnson, Livia & “baby-to be Anthony”. Bonnie is also survived by sisters, Susan (Jim) Fetter of VA, Linda Tarli of NY, & Mary Lou Skundrich of CA; brother Tony (Vicki) Tarli of Liberty Boro; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Bonnie was a kind, caring and giving person putting others first at all times. She was a past president of the Ladies’ Auxiliary at CHC #1, a past president of the South Allegheny Football Boosters, worked in the bakery at Giant Eagle Southland, was a cashier at Glassport Thrift Shop and a member of the Vermont Avenue Card Club. Bonnie was best known for the love she had for her family, her amazing lady locks, and the joy she received by feeding her family and friends. Family and friends will be received from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm on Tuesday January 24, 2017 at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 11:00 am followed by entombment. Condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

James Jesse Lewis

January 20, 2017 |

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James “Jim” Jesse Lewis, 92, of Glassport, formerly of Baldwin, passed away at home on Thursday, January 19, 2017 surrounded by his family.  He was born in Perry, NY on April 10, 1924 to the late Mildred Schooley Lewis.  James was the loving husband for 15 years to the late Lois Beatrice Whitfield Lewis.  He is survived by daughter, Lisa (Anthony) M. Ficarri of Hampton; son, William Lewis of Brentwood; daughters Cynthia (Jeffrey) Yochum & Marjorie (Daniel) Rogiero both of Brentwood; grandchildren, Michael Mahoney of Hampton, Tony (Toni) Rogiero of Baldwin, Justin Rogiero, John Yochum, Brian Yochum & Amber Lewis all of Brentwood; great-grandchildren, Nikki, Katie, & Russell Lewis; very special niece Linda Lewis and nephew Brian Lewis. Along with his mother and wife, James was preceded in death by brothers, Timothy Lewis & George Lewis. James served in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII as a member of the 22nd Troop Carrier Squadron in the Philippines. He was a salesman for Cole National Corp for over 50 years, receiving a “Salesman of The Year” award, an avid Steeler and Pirate fan, a member of North Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh, a lifetime member of American Legion Post 712 in Pleasant Hills and VFW Post 803 in Wilson, and to some was considered a “pool shark”. Family and friends will be received Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 12 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport,  PA   15045. A service will take place at the funeral home on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm followed by Interment with full military honors at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Karen Hoffman

January 18, 2017 |

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Karen Hoffman, 60, of Baldwin, formerly of 10th Ward (McKeesport), passed away at Jefferson Hills Manor on Tuesday January 17, 2017.  She was born July 30, 1956 in McKeesport to the late Frank and Verna Gaffron Ring.  Karen is survived by daughter, Sharon E. Topley of Elizabeth; sons, Sean Hurley, Brian (Laura) Hurley of Glassport; sister, Doreen (Bob) Peretic of Irwin; brothers, Ronald (Chris) Ring of Valencia, Frank (Pam) Ring of Hermine, Ken (Kim) Ring of McKeesport, David Ring of McKeesport; seven grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She enjoyed using a C.B Radio (Sugar), making candy, baking, and color painting.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Walter "Buck" Charles Salka

January 18, 2017 |

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Walter “Buck” Charles Salka, 81, of Clairton, formerly of Bunola, passed away at home on January 16, 2017.  He was born June 1, 1935, in Bunola, to the late John and Sophie Fetchen Salka. He is survived by daughter, Melissa A. Lees of Elizabeth; son Carl (Samantha) Salka of Ramona, CA;  grandchildren, Gunner, Dallas & Summer Lees; brothers, Ted Salka & Frank Salka both of Bunola; and sister, Agnes Leskus of Bethel Park.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Michael, Joseph, Stanley, and Clarence Salka; sisters, Clare Krauss, Blanche Salka, Mary Lewis, and Helen Salka.  Walter served in the U S Airforce during the Korean War, was a member of the V.F.W, W.A.C Club and American Legion all in Clairton, and was retired from U. S. Steel Irvin Works Plant in West Mifflin. Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA   15025. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

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