Edwin D. "Sonny" Miller

June 20, 2016 |

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Edwin D. "Sonny" Miller passed away peacefully surrounded his family on Monday June 20, 2016. He was born July 8, 1935 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Edwin L. "Buss" and Evelyn Ruggier Miller. Ed was a retired Reading Specialist for the McKeesport Area School District with 29 years of service. He was also proprietor of Ed Miller Driving School. For 48 years, he taught thousands of students of all ages how to drive. He was a member, Elder and Trustee of the First Christian Church, McKeesport and was also a member of PSEA and NEA.

 
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Beryl Blear Keddie

June 20, 2016 |

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Beryl Blear Keddie, 87, of McKeesport, formerly of Lincoln Borough, died Friday, June 17, 2016. She was born December 19, 1928 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Albert Joseph and Fay Evans Brothers. She was wife of the late Aloysius W. Keddie who died May 20, 2005. She was a member of the former St. Mary's German Catholic Church in McKeesport. Beryl had worked for the South Allegheny School District as a monitor on the bus that provided transportation for handicapped students.

 
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Hugh Carnathan, Sr.

June 16, 2016 |

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Hugh Carnathan, Sr., 76, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and pets on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. He was born June 23, 1939 in Elizabeth and was the son of the late Hugh and Ida Belle Parsons Carnathan. Hugh was a retired Chem Tech from the Production Planning Dept of US Steel Edgar Thompson Works and US Steel Clairton Works.

 
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Robert "Bob" W. Fawcett, Sr.

June 13, 2016 |

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Robert "Bob" W. Fawcett, Sr, 93, of McKeesport, died Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was born July 15, 1922 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Wilber William Fawcett and the late Gladys Mary Millington Fawcett. He was the husband of the late Josephine Harshman Fawcett who died July 12, 2013. Bob was proprietor of the former Bob Fawcett Excavating and was a member of White Oak American Legion Post 701, the Model A Restorer' s Club and F & AM Youghiogheny Lodge 583. He was also an avid gardener.

 
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Russell Raymond Booth, Sr.

June 06, 2016 |

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Russell Raymond Booth, Sr., 97, of Elizabeth Township, died Monday, June 6, 2016. He was born May 5, 1919 in Elizabeth and was the son of the late Louis and Anne Crossland Booth. He was the husband of the late Minnie Mattie Coulson Booth who died September 21, 2010. They were married for 64 years. Russell was a member of the Greenock United Methodist Church, and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. He retired from US Steel Clairton Works in 1981 and was a US Army Corps of Engineers Veteran of WWII. Russell enjoyed building both remote control and model airplanes.

 
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Fern Lorraine Schmidt

June 03, 2016 |

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Fern Lorraine Schmidt, 89, of Jefferson Hills, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at home. She was born January 20, 1927 in Jefferson Borough and was the daughter of the late Frank and Matilda Theiss Tignanelli. She was the wife of the late John "Johnny" Schmidt who died in 2001. If you were lucky enough to know Fern, you know how truly special she was. Even if you met her just once, you would remember her forever.

 
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Marsha Lehmen

May 29, 2016 |

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Marsha Lehmen, 66, of Gilbert, AZ died Wednesday, May 25, 2016. She was born June 18, 1949 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Roland (Janet) Reynolds of Versailles and the late Yvonne Swarts Reynolds who passed away July 1, 2009. She is survived by her husband, James Lehman, daughter, Maryelizabeth Lehman, and grandchildren, Cole Lehman and Mason Stein of Gilbert, AZ, brother, Edward (Linda) Reynolds of Elizabeth Township, sister, Deborah Kojsza of Monroeville, nieces, Laura Havaran, Megan Miller, Katlyn McLean, and Brieanne Gates, and nephew, Brian Reynolds.

 
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Fred Gibbons

May 25, 2016 |

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Fred Gibbons, 65, of Mount Vernon, died Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born June 2, 1950 in McKeesport and was the son of Mercedes Billy Gibbons of White Oak and the late John J. "Bus" Gibbons. He was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Twp, the Western PA Golf Association Executive Committee from 1993 - 2004 and was president in 2004, and was currently on the Greens Committee there. He was the first champion of the WPGA Mid Amateur Golf Tournament in 1985. He was a former member of the Youghiogheny Country Club. Fred was Broker /Owner of RE/MAX Real Estate Services and Gibbons Agency Insurance in Elizabeth Township.

 
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Clifford Clarence Shotwell

May 19, 2016 |

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Clifford Clarence Shotwell, 68, of McKeesport, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016. He was born February 25, 1948 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Charles Clarence and Martha Semke Shotwell. Clifford was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his sisters, Charlote (Rick) McPherson of Brush Prairie, WA, Elaine Brown of Loris, SC, and Melony (Kevin) Burdine of Indianapolis, IN, brother, Bruce (Jennifer) Shotwell of Webb City, MO, nieces and nephews.

 
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Sarah Jane "Sally" Ringbloom

May 18, 2016 |

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Sarah Jane "Sally" Ringbloom, 90, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016. She was born December 11, 1925 in Duquesne and was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Mary Ann O'Brien Scarry. She was the wife of the late Donald Paul Ringbloom who died November 14, 2005. Sally was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. She worked in the Chemistry Lab at US Steel Duquesne Works during WWII and had also retired from the Elizabeth Post Office.

 
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Rosaline Scott Glickstein

May 16, 2016 |

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Rosaline Scott Glickstein, 95, of Pittsburgh, formerly of White Oak, died Friday, May 13, 2016. She was born September 6, 1920 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Gizella Benovitz Salkovitz. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Scott and the late Edwin Glickstein. Rosaline was a member of Gemilas Chesed Congregation, Hadassah, B'Nai Brith, and was also a member and past president of the Jewish War Veteran's Auxiliary 181. Rosaline was proprietor of the former Salkovitz Dress Shop in Duquesne.

 
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Raymond George Motto

May 13, 2016 |

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Raymond George Motto, 69, of Liberty Borough, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 12, 2016. He was born December 13, 1946 in McKeesport and was the son of the late George Raymond and Vivian Craig Motto and was the husband of the late Dian "Dee" Evans Motto. Raymond was a retired Crane man for US Steel Irvin Works and was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Liberty Borough Veterans Association.

 
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Janice Marie Altmiller

May 13, 2016 |

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Janice Marie Altmiller, 52, of Lincoln Borough, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. She was born October 4, 1963 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Katherine S. "Kay" Anthony Coulter Resh of Elizabeth Township and the late Edwin D. Coulter, Sr. Janice was a Registered Nurse and had worked for Forbes Regional, Jefferson Medical Center and UPMC McKeesport Hospitals.

 
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Matthew Ian Cohen

May 08, 2016 |

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Matthew Ian Cohen, 43, of Carnegie, died Saturday, May 7, 2016. He was born August 5, 1972 in Pittsburgh and was the son of Gary M. and Jacqueline Katz Cohen of Mount Lebanon. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter Victoria Cohen, sister, Robyn (David) Brown of McDonald, aunts, uncles, nieces and cousins.

 
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Ronald Ross Hufford

May 08, 2016 |

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Ronald Ross Hufford, 76, of Greenock, died Friday, May 6, 2016. He was born July 16, 1939 in Greenock and was the beloved son of the late George L. and Marybelle Logue Hufford. He was a member of the Greenock United Methodist Church, and had worked for the former Gee Bee Department Store in North Versailles. He is survived by his brothers, George J. Hufford of Greenock and Ralph L. (Mary) Hufford of Belle Vernon, nieces and nephews.

 
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