Henry David "Henny" Jasiewicz

April 26, 2017 |

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Henry David Jasiewicz, 71, of McKeesport, died Tuesday April 25, 2017 at home after a courageous battle with brain cancer.  He fought until the end.  He was a 1963 graduate of McKeesport High School. Owner/operator of Renzie Auto Center and leader of, Henny & the Versa J's polka band.  Also former member of the Bell Hops Orchestra.  Henny was a 2005 Grammy nominated recording artist.

He was born May 22, 1945 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Henry T. and Josephine Balawadjer Jasiewicz. Married,  Joan A. Wirth Jasiewicz on April 8, 1967.  Father of Teri Jasiewicz (John) Binkiewicz of Pickerington, Ohio and Henry J. "Butchie" (Teresa Whitney) Jasiewicz of Hempfield Township, PA. Brother to Diane "Dee-Dee" Jasiewicz Ogrodny (late Stas) of Nashville, TN.

 
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Michelle Joan Kerestes

April 25, 2017 |

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Michelle Joan Kerestes, 49, of White Oak, died Sunday April 23, 2017. She was born August 30, 1967 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Michael and Jean Smith Marracino. Michelle was a Nurse at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. She is survived by her husband, William J. Kerestes, Sr., daughters, Desiree Dornetta of Brentwood and Alexandra “Alex” Kerestes of Bloomfield, sons, Joseph “Joey” (Kaitlin) Dornetta of Verona, and William “Billy” J. Kerestes, Jr., of White Oak, brothers, Michael Marracino of Bethel Park, Mark Marracino of Castle Shannon, and David (Amie) Marracino of Norfolk, VA, grandchildren, Liam Fate and Eli Lovesee, nieces and nephews.

 
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Dorothy Marie Krall

April 25, 2017 |

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Dorothy Marie Krall, 87, of McKeesport, died Sunday April 23, 2017 at home. She was born July 13, 1929 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Paul and Ann Layesah Krall. Dorothy was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church in McKeesport. She was a retired office manager at Apter Industries and also worked at the former Zotter's Bakery in McKeesport. She is survived by nephews, Paul Krall of Fountain Hills, AZ, Joseph (Bonnie) Krall of North Ridgeville, OH, Dr. Thomas (Barbara) Krall of Seminole, FL, nieces, Mary (Walt) Krekel of Westlake, OH, Regina (Ken) Kohl of Englewood, Fl, Theresa (Keith) Brown of Greensboro, NC, other nieces and nephews, 9 grand nieces and nephews and 6 great-grand nieces and nephews.

 
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George E. Lepsch

April 23, 2017 |

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George E. Lepsch , 88, of Boston, died Friday April 21, 2017 at home. He was born March 23, 1929 in Greenock, and was the son of the late Charles George and Edna Marie Hendry Lepsch. He was a member of the Boston United Methodist Church, and was the Choir Director there for over 50 years. He was also a member of the Barber Shoppers, the Barbershop Society, and County Line Chorus. He was a retired Crown and Bridge Technician for Dr. Charles Jones' Dentist Office in Versailles and was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Dorothy L. Kerr Lepsch, son, George W. (Nancy) Lepsch of McKeesport, daughter, Nancy (David) Bash of White Oak, step-sons, John Douglas Jacobs of Morgantown, WV, and Mark A. (Theresa) Jacobs of Boston, step-daughter, Judilynn Jacobs of Boston, brother, Eugene Lepsch of Coulters, grandchildren, Rachel Bash, Amanda (Stewart) Brown, Tyler and Mackenzie Marflak, Andrew, Daniel and Layton Jacobs, great-granddaughter, Evelyn Rose Brown, nieces and nephews.

 
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Mildred "Sis" Day Leive

April 19, 2017 |

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Mildred "Sis" Day Leive, 88, of Boston, died Wednesday April 19, 2017. She was born November 17, 1928 in Boston and was the daughter of the late James Duncan and Clara Loretta Hendry Fleming. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Day and the late Mark Adam Leive. Mildred was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Boston, the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens and AARP. She was a cataloger for the McKeesport Carnegie Library for 30 years before retirement. She is survived by her daughters, Karen L. (Dennis) Potts and Roberta L. Cerini of Boston, grandchildren, David (Hataitip) Lorenzi, Connie (Guy) Dulaney, Amy (Gregg) Meadows, Laurel (Richard) Ziskey, and Julianne (Joel) Barnett, great-grandchildren, Emily Ziskey, Ryan Meadows, Katilyn Ziskey, Rachel Meadows, Nathan Dulaney and Tara Dulaney.

 
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Richard David Odoski, Jr.

April 19, 2017 |

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Richard David Odoski, Jr., 38, of North Versailles, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Allegheny General Hospital. He was born September 14, 1978 and was the son of the late Richard David, Sr. and Sandra Lee Fleming Odoski of North Versailles. He was the husband of Brandy Lee Coup Odoski. Richard was a boilermaker for Local 154 and a member of the E.A.A.A. Richard was a family man who loved his children. He enjoyed playing baseball and riding quads with his kids. In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by daughters, Chassiti Ariella Baka of North Versailles, Jordan Nicole Odoski of East McKeesport, sons, Derek John and Chance Michael Odoski at home, sisters, Kathleen (Glenn Walters) Gladis of Transfer, Christine Lynn Masley of Rossville, GA., niece Alexa Gladis, and nephews, Zachary Gladis, John, Joshua, and Jeremy Masley.

 
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Rev. Paul Lewis Voida

April 18, 2017 |

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The Rev. Paul Lewis Voida,  59, of Christy Park, died Monday April 17, 2017. He was born September 17, 1957 in Los Angeles, CA, and was the son of the late Louis and Elaine Olah Voida. Father Voida was a Priest for the Romanian Catholic Diocese of Canton, Ohio and served at St. Mary's Romanian Church in Christy Park since May of 2006. He was a graduate of the University of California at Fullerton with a Teacher's Degree in Music and later graduated from Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Pittsburgh in 2001. He is survived by his sisters, Marie Baron of CO, and Lisa Dicks of Pittsburgh, nieces, Natalie, Angela, and Andrea, and nephews, Joshua, John, Peter and Luke.

 
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Audrey M. Antonella

April 18, 2017 |

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Audrey M. Antonella, 94, of McKeesport, died Thursday April 13, 2017. She was born November 12, 1922 in Morrilton, AR, and was the daughter of the late Isom and Emma Brewer Wilson. She was the wife of the late Joseph V. Antonella who died February 28, 1987. Audrey was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park. She is survived by her son, Joseph D. (Trish) Antonella of Buena Vista, daughter, Patricia Schwartz of Manor, brother, William (Sharon) Wilson and sister, Bobbie (Pearlie) Harper of FL, grandchildren, Jill (Scott) Taylor, Sean (Linda) Antonella, Linn Antonella, Jennifer Schwartz, and Kimberly (Anthony) Reed, great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Brooke Taylor, Samantha, Sydney, and Gage Antonella, Mia Hoffman, and Benjamin Reed, great-great-grandchildren, Lily and Cooper Anthony, nieces and nephews.

 
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Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Tubbs

April 10, 2017 |

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Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Tubbs, 78, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, April 8, 2017. She was born December 10, 1938 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Skiffington Martin. She was the wife of the late Thomas A. Tubbs who died December 31, 1987. She was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park and was previously a member of the former St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. Betsy was a cook for the Sisters of the Divine Redeemer Mother House in Elizabeth Township and retired after 25 years of service.

 
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Seth Connell Wilson

April 10, 2017 |

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Seth Connell Wilson, 85, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday April 8, 2017. He was born March 7, 1932 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Frank and Eva Marie Murphy Wilson. Seth was  a member of the Round Hill Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth Township Sportsman's Club, the Cast Bullet Association and the Mon-Yough Carvers. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Iceland during the Korean War. For his service, he received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Seth was a retired Draftsman for US Steel.

 
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Jane Bales

April 07, 2017 |

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Jane Bales, 84, of Versailles, died Thursday April 6, 2017. She was born January 20, 1933 in Versailles and was the daughter of the late John W. and Elizabeth Radar Bales. She was a member of the Boston United Methodist Church and was retired from the former Potter-McCune Co, after 34 years of service. She is survived by her sister, Carolyn S. (Blair) Twale of Greenock, brothers, John (Dolores) Bales of North Huntingdon and Charles (Gayle) Bales of Versailles, nieces and nephews.

 
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James Edward Winters

April 05, 2017 |

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James Edward Winters, 89, of Christy Park, formerly of Elizabeth Township, died Monday April 3, 2017 at home. He was born December 11, 1927 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Maximilian and Evelyn Riley Winters. He was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth "Muncie" Fodor Winters who died April 18, 2011. James was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park, and the Men's Guild and Holy Name Society there. He was also a member of the IBEW Local 5 and the White Oak American Legion.

 
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Marsha Ann (Wawrzeniak) Bazylak

April 03, 2017 |

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Marsha Ann (Wawrzeniak) Bazylak, 74, of North Versailles, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017, surrounded by her family after successfully winning the fight against Lung Cancer. She was born September 7, 1942 in Glassport. She was preceded in death by her parents, Olga and Frank Wawrzeniak; step-father, Stanley Wawrzeniak; sister, Francis Marie and brother, Francis. A graduate of Montefiore Nursing School in 1963, Marsha was an operating room nurse for 42 years at McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Barbara Jo Pacsuta

March 20, 2017 |

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Barbara Jo Pacsuta, 55, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday March 19, 2017 at home. She was born October 22, 1961 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late John J. Pacsuta, Sr. and the late Harriett Sanders Pacsuta. Barbara was a Registered Nurse and worked for Forbes Regional in Monroeville. She had previously worked for West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park.

 
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Doris Mae Faust

March 20, 2017 |

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Doris Mae Faust, 90, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday March 19, 2017. She was born January 13, 1927 in Greensburg and was the daughter of the late George W. Detar, Sr., and the late Josephine (Foltz) Detar. She was the wife of the late Warren Elton Faust who died January 2, 2017. Doris was a member of the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport. Doris was well known in the Mount Vernon area for her pies and ladylocks.

 
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