William "Bill" Edward Badstibner, Jr.

December 08, 2017 |

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William "Bill" Edward Badstibner, Jr., 73, of Versailles, died Thursday, December 7, 2017. He was born February 18, 1944 in McKeesport and was the son of the late William E. Badstibner Sr. and the late Vera Leffard Badstibner. He was retired from the McKeesport Connecting Railroad and was a US Navy Veteran. Bill was a member of the former Versailles American Post 939. He is survived by his wife, Karen L. Burnheimer Badstibner, sons, William Jon (Bonnie) Badstibner of Pittsburgh and Rob (Lisa) Badstibner of Germantown, MD, daughter, Laura (Mike) Jones of White Oak, sisters, Linda (Michael) DeBarbieris of Kenner, LA, and Ethel Nash of McKeesport, grandchildren, Kenny, Brenden, Michael, Lyndsey, Landon, Gavin, Samantha and Paige, nieces and nephews.

 
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Judith Ann (Carlson) Orendt

December 06, 2017 |

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Judith Ann (Carlson) Orendt, 70, of Wilmington, NC, formerly of North Huntingdon, PA and North Ridgeville, OH passed away peacefully on  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC. She was born June 1, 1947 in McKeesport, PA and was the daughter of the late Carl "Red" Carlson and Ann (Magdic) Carlson. Judy enjoyed cooking & baking, reading, gardening, bicycling and taking long walks. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Martin E. Orendt; son Martin (Debra) Orendt of Harrison City; granddaughter Mackenzie Sara Orendt; sister Barbara Rose of Pittsburgh. Also several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

 
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Nancy Sue (Jones) Howser

December 06, 2017 |

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Nancy Sue (Jones) Howser, 72, of Christy Park, died Friday, December 1, 2017. She was born May 8, 1945 in Baldwinsville, NY and was the daughter of the late Alexander and Helen Garrett Jones. Nancy worked for Philips Respironics in Murrysville. She is survived by her daughters, Crystal M. (Chuck) Nemes of Christy Park and Laurie A. (Mike) Gumpher of Sigel, sister, Sandra Doris of NY and FL, grandchildren, Alex (Ella), Ashley (Mike), Charles (Victoria), Elizabeth, Kaitlyn and Kierstin, great-grandchildren, Alex, Jr., Faye and Bentley, nieces and nephews.

 
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Scott Kenneth Binkney

November 30, 2017 |

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Scott Kenneth Binkney, 53, of Ridge, MD, formerly of Liberty Borough, PA, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Saturday November 25, 2017. Cremation was chosen to honor Scott’s wishes.

Scott was born May 16, 1964 in Mckeesport, PA and was the son of Judy E. Fullerton Binkney Kantorczyk of Mooresville, NC and the late Ralph Kenneth Binkney. He is survived by his wife, April Diane Pearson Binkney of 22 years, sons, Ryan  (Brynn) Binkney of Lexington Park, MD, Andrew (Trista) Binkney of Struthers, OH,  Adam , Jared, Joseph and daughters, Ciarra and Madison all of Ridge, MD. Grandchildren Audrina, Alexander, and Aislyn Binkney. Sisters, Rebecca Binkney of Glassport, Pa and Merry Skotnicki of Louisville, KY, and brothers , Chris Binkney of Penn Hills, PA and David (Kristen) Binkney of Mooresville, NC. Step-mother Donna Binkney of Mckeesport, PA, many  nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-father Ernest Kantorczyk and grandmother Margaret “Nana” Binkney.

Scott was a member of Word of Worship Church in White Oak, PA and was a corporate Job recruiter. Scott was very patriotic and loved his country. He was very proud to have served in the United States Navy for 14 years.  He enjoyed coaching his children’s basketball and soccer teams. Scott was compassionate towards others and was always willing to help a friend or stranger in need.  He was an organ donor and in the past had donated bone marrow.   Scott will be remembered most for his passionate words and rants on facebook along with his sarcasm, humor and quick wit.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A Celebration of Scott’s life will be held at Word of Worship Church, White Oak, PA.  Family will be there at 2pm to greet other relatives and Friends.  The service will begin at 3:30. The family invites friends to stay after the service for a small reception to continue celebrating Scott’s life.  Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 

Doris E. Bernhardy

November 29, 2017 |

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Doris E. Bernhardy, 91, of Boston, Elizabeth Township, died Friday, November 24, 2017. She was born November 11, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Evan and Emma Edwards. Doris was a 2nd grade teacher at the former St. Michael's Catholic School and also worked at Shop N Save in Olympia. She is survived by daughters, Kathleen Bernhardy of Boston, and Linda (Richard) Kerr of Slippery Rock, sons, William D. Bernhardy of Pittsburgh, David (Nattie) Bernhardy of Highland, CA, and Dennis (Jane) Bernhardy of Dallas, PA., grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 
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Elizabeth Louise Mosa

November 29, 2017 |

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Elizabeth Louise Mosa, 84, of McKeesport, died Thursday, November 23, 2017. She was born August 19, 1933 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late John and Irma Kovach Asmondy. She is survived by her husband, Arnold J. Mosa, daughters, Beth Ann (Louis) Guido of Gibsonia, Arlene (Mark) Gazdich of Greenock, and Lisa Mosa (Kenneth) Wakefield of North Huntingdon, sons, Arnold J. (Colleen) Mosa of North Huntingdon and David Joseph Mosa of Pittsburgh, brothers, Daniel Asmondy of Flint, MI, and Timothy (Kathleen) Asmondy of Bayport, MI, grandchildren, Nicholas (Denise) and Thomas (Dianna) Guido, Michael and Lindsey Gazdich, and Marie Mosa, great-grandchildren, Luca , Giada, Lilliana and Enzo, nieces and nephews.

 
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Andrew "Butch" Joseph Sharpeta

November 29, 2017 |

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Andrew "Butch" Joseph Sharpeta, 69, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, November 25, 2017. Born December 31, 1947 in Floreffe, he was the son of the late Steve and Mary (Polcawich) Sharpeta. Butch was proprietor of Sharpeta's Cleaning. He was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Clairton VFW and was a 1968 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. He is survived by his life-partner, Jan Lieberum, daughter, Dawn Marie (Daren Black) Sharpeta-Black of Houston, TX, and son, Andrew J. Sharpeta of Baltimore, MD, grandchildren, Olivia Margaret Black, Zachary Andrew Black, Emma Rose Black and Andrew Joseph Sharpeta, sisters, Paula (Skip) Vosovic of Phoenix, AZ, Geri (Frank) Crino of Monroeville, and Nancy Sheppard of South Fayette, sister-in-law, Vicki Sharpeta of Baltimore, MD, nieces and nephews.

 
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James R. Jordan

November 27, 2017 |

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James R. Jordan, 60, of Sutersville, formerly of Elizabeth Twp, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017. He was born February 13, 1957 in McKeesport and was the was the son of Florence (Jerry) Jackowski Jordan Bentley of Elizabeth Township and the late Eugene Jordan. He was the husband of the late Cynthia J. Plummer Jordan, who died January 17, 2010. James served in the US Navy and was a machine operator for Camp Hill Corporation. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Tera Warren of Lincoln Borough, brother, Gary (Glynis) Jordan of Peters Twp, sister, Cheryl Thomas of Butler, niece, Ashley McCollum and nephew, Sean McCollum. There is no visitation.

 
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Alexandra "Alex" Michelle Pomilio

November 27, 2017 |

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Alexandra "Alex" Michelle Pomilio, 22, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday November 26, 2017. She was born July 9, 1995 in Pittsburgh. Alex worked for Glenn Johnston, Inc. She is survived by her parents, Jeffrey Alan and Loren Marie Stehney Pomilio of Elizabeth Township, sister, Kirstie (Paul) Egan of Zurich, Switzerland, grandfather, Frances (Helen) Pomilio of Pittsburgh, and uncles, Michael (Anna) Pomilio and Gary (Stacey) Pomilio of Elizabeth Township, Mike (Arlene) Stehney of West Deer Township, Ted (Toni) Stehney of Manassas, VA, and Steve (Jackie) Stehney of Boston.

 
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Jonathan Andrew Gerda

November 26, 2017 |

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Jonathan Andrew Gerda, 27, of West Mifflin, was released from his earthly ties on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Jonathan had many names, Jon or Gerda to most, Cabbage to some, Jon Jon to a few, but most importantly he was known as Daddy to his son, Nicholas Louis Opat. 

Jon is the beautiful son of Michael B. Gerda of Van Meter and Sam and Amanda (Houseman) Pecora of Belle Vernon, the loving fiancé of Nicole A. Dankis of West Mifflin, the amazing brother of Elizabeth R. Gerda, Michael BP Gerda and Justin S. (Joy) Pecora, the wonderful grandson of Betty R. and the late Paul E. Houseman, Agnes M. and the late Joe Wirbicki, the late Michael Gerda, Caroline A. Dankis and Fran McBride, and the fun loving uncle of Tyler and Zoe, the terrific nephew of many aunts and uncles, and crazy cousin to dozens.   

Jon was born July 31, 1990 in Belle Vernon. He attended Belle Vernon Area High School and graduated from All State Career School when he began his career as a truck driver.

 
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Dolores "Lorey" Cole

November 25, 2017 |

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Dolores “Lorey” Cole (Jones) was called home by the Father on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, mentor, and great friend and will be deeply missed by all. Lorey was a devout Christian and loved the Lord. She believed in putting her faith in action by volunteering at Forbes Regional Hospital 3 days a week in the ministerial office and breast care center. She is survived by her husband Bill, best friend Cheryl Dobrowolski (Brugh) and sons Wayne married to Leigh (O’Brien) with daughters Elizabeth and Lexi and Scott married to Malissa (Kazmer) and daughter Amber. A small memorial service will be held at a future date for family and friends. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Twp., (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director.  Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 

Genevieve "Dolly" M. Como

November 22, 2017 |

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Genevieve "Dolly" M. Como, 92, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born March 18, 1925 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen Miller Como. She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport and was a baker for the former Vienna Baking Company. She is survived by nieces and nephews.

 
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Thomas A. Kemper, Sr.

November 17, 2017 |

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Thomas A. Kemper, Sr., 79, of White Oak, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Family Hospice at  Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh. He was born December 30, 1937 in McKeesport and was the son of  the late Clarence  and Marie Hill Kemper. He was the husband of the late Sandra L. "Toots" Horvatin Kemper, who passed away February 3, 2013. Thomas was a member of St. Angela Merici Church, where he was a former usher. He worked as a truck driver for ECM in Springdale.

Thomas is survived by his children, Thomas A. Kemper, Jr. of White Oak, Michelle (George) Zaspel of Export, Renee (Brian) Fite of Pittsburgh, and Tim (Jodi) Kemper of Cameron, NC.; four granddaughters, Kaylee (Jack), Tara (Fiance Derek), Lizzie and Lexxie; 3 sisters, Doris (Tom) Merritt of Jefferson Hills, Karen Moore of White Oak, and Jennifer (Doug) Weimer of North Huntingdon; and nieces and nephews.

 
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Bernice P. Johnson

November 15, 2017 |

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Bernice P. Johnson, 97, of Liberty Borough, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was born February 29, 1920 in Elizabeth Township and was the daughter of the late William J. "Tom" and Frances G. Fuehrer. She was the wife of the late David T. Johnson, who passed away December 22, 1999.  She is survived by sons, George T. Johnson of Warren, OH, Ralph N. Johnson of Elizabeth Township and David H. Johnson of Buffalo, NY, three grandsons, nieces and nephews.  There is no visitation.

 
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Maryann Davis

November 14, 2017 |

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Maryann Davis, 81, of Elizabeth Township, went home to be with her Savior with "Fork in Hand" on  Monday, November 13, 2017. She was born August 6, 1936 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Merle N. and Jessie E. Helmstadter Betz. Maryann was a member of First Evangelical Free Church, McKeesport Hospital Nurse's Alumni Association, and Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. She was a 1957 graduate of the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing. Maryann was a Registered Nurse for 41 years. She had worked at UPMC McKeesport Hospital, the VA Medical Center in Oakland and was also a Private Duty Nurse. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Michael J. Davis , sons, Paul M. (Debbie) Davis of Pennsville, NJ, and Christopher A. (Alycia Albis) Davis of Charlotte, NC, daughter, Susan A. (Ron Hunt) Davis of Port Vue, brother, Frank G. (Diane) Betz of North Huntingdon, sisters, Eileen R. Morgan of Liberty Borough and Karen E. Cloonan of Lancaster, grandsons, Christopher A. Davis, II, and Jason B. Davis, nieces and nephews.

 
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