Margaret R. Grice

January 30, 2017 |

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"argaret R. Grice, age 88, of McKeesport, died Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Elizabeth, PA on July 9, 1928, daughter of the late James and Annie Collins Williams, and wife of the late Raymond "Barney" Grice.

 
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Martha S. Nelson

January 30, 2017 |

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Martha S. Nelson, age 90, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of White Oak, PA, died Sunday, January 22, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport, PA on March 2, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ira M. and Anna Reisner Shoup and the wife of the late G. Walter Nelson, Jr.  Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Westminster College and her Master of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an English teacher at Glassport Junior-Senior High School and Penn State University McKeesport Campus.  She was a private tutor and a member of the McKeesport College Club. 

 
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Martha S. Nelson

January 28, 2017 |

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Martha S. Nelson, age 90, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of White Oak, PA, died Sunday, January 22, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport, PA on March 2, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ira M. and Anna Reisner Shoup and the wife of the late G. Walter Nelson, Jr.  Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Westminster College and her Master of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an English teacher at Glassport Junior-Senior High School and Penn State University McKeesport Campus.  She was a private tutor and a member of the McKeesport College Club. 

She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Michael Hronek) Nelson of Bay Village, Ohio and Dr. Katherine A. Nelson of Ithaca, New York; grandchildren, Anne (Erich) Dietrich and John Nelson-Hronek.

Friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177), on Friday, February 3rd from 11:00 am until the time of service at 12:00 Noon.  Burial in Richland Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com  

 
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Lorraine Marie Hays Zajicek

January 24, 2017 |

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Lorraine Marie Hays Zajicek, age 94, of McKeesport died on Monday, January 23, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport on August 10, 1922. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Carl J. Zajicek, and was the daughter of the late Clifford R. and Lillian Dietrich Hays, stepdaughter of Lillian McMarlin Hays, and granddaughter of Rose and Robert Hays.

 
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Paul Keenan

January 22, 2017 |

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Paul Keenan, age 84, of White Oak died on Saturday January 21, 2017. He was born in McKeesport on October 11, 1932 and is the son of the late James and Gladys Jordan Keenan. He retired from USS National Tube as an engineer and served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a member at St. Angela Merici Church, the Croatian Club in Versailles, 6th ward EBA Club in McKeesport, and the White Oak America Legion Post 701. He was the former senior vice commander of the East McKeesport VFW post 8430, and past governor of the former Moose Club in McKeesport.

 

He is survived by his wife; Dolores DiPerna Keenan, step-sons; Paul (Linda) Skalski of West Mifflin, Peter (Cynthia) Skalski of Essex, MD, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

Friends and family will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177), on Tuesday January 24th from 4 pm until 8 pm. Services will be on Wednesday January 25th at 9:30 am in the funeral home chapel with Father Kevin Dominik officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com 

 
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John Nicora, Jr.

January 20, 2017 |

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John Nicora Jr., of White Oak, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his residence. He was born Aug. 1, 1924, in McKeesport, a son of the late John and Mary Bosga Nicora.

 
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Lula Louise "Noodles" Teck

January 16, 2017 |

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Lula Louise "Noodles" Teck, age 65 of McKeesport, died Monday, January 16, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born in McKeesport on May 21, 1951, daughter of the late Edwin and Martha (Ostrander) Moore. Lula was preceded in death by her husband Richard Teck.

 
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Priscilla L. Jurann

January 16, 2017 |

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Priscilla L. Jurann, age 76 of Port Vue, died on Monday, January 16, 2017 at her home. She was born in Pittsburgh on November 19, 1940, daughter of the late Philip F. and Laura B. (Franz) Jurann.

 
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Julius Mario "Little Jue" Johnson

January 11, 2017 |

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Julius Mario Johnson, aka Little Jue, age 37, of Clairton, PA was called home to glory on December 23rd, 2016. He was preceded in death by his mother Juanita Clyde Hopkins of Clairton, PA.
Surviving are his father; Julius J. Johnson, stepmom; Mary Jo of Duquesne, children; Destiny D. Middleton of Braddock, Jadore J. Johnson, Ja’Irus J. Johnson, Kamari L. M. Johnson of Cincinatti, OH, Julionna J. Johnson of Clairton, siblings; Andre Hopkins of Penn Hills, Jermaine R. Johnson of Uniontown, Keanen W. Johnson of West Mifflin, Geneva A. Johnson of Wilkinsburg, nieces; Keyonna, Reneseme, Keylaya, Keymaya, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
Julius loved his music and loved to cook.
Services will be held on Saturday January 14th from 11 am to 1 pm at Christ Temple A.M.E. Church, 937 Rose Street, Mckeesport, PA 15132, with Rev. Geoffry Tate officiating and remarks by Rev. Terry Johnson. Announcement by Striffler Family Funeral Homes of McKeesport. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Ruth Terzak Schroeder

December 31, 2016 |

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Ruth Terzak Schroeder, age 90, of White Oak, died Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on November 18, 1926, the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Miller) Slaibow.

 
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Mildred “Dolly” Ferry

December 31, 2016 |

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Mildred “Dolly” Ferry, age 90, of Port Vue died Saturday December 31, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Pittsburgh on February 11, 1926 and is the daughter of the late Hiram Layton and Alice Collins Lindsay. She was raised by her grandparents William and Emma Collins after her mother died. She was the wife of the late William Harold Ferry.

She is survived by children, Cheryl Pistorius of Port Vue, Judy (Barry) Miller of Lenoir City, TN, Kathleen (Timothy) Vargo of Versailles, and Michael (Dana) Ferry of Glassport. She was preceded in death by her son William Harold Ferry and grandson Sean. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law; Patsy Ferry Harris of North Huntingdon, grandchildren; Holly, Crystal, Christian, Tammy, Jeana, Matthew, Timothy, Alaina, Hayden, and Anna; 14 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Family will receive friends at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Tuesday, January 3rd from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday at St. Mark Church, Port Vue at 12 noon with Father Daniel T. Straughn officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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John A. Novak, Jr.

December 30, 2016 |

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John A. Novak, Jr., age 68 of Elizabeth, died Thursday, December 29, 2016.  He was born in Pittsburgh on July 17, 1948 and was the son of the late Melda Smith Novak. He was a graduate of Point Park University, an entrepreneur, and a disabled veteran. He was a medic in the navy and served during the Vietnam Era.  He was a member of the Duquesne-McKeesport Lodge #731 F&AM where he was a Master Mason 3rd Degree. John was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and woodcarving.

He is survived by his wife, Marian Rusnock Novak of Elizabeth; father, John A. Novak, Sr. of Pittsburgh; brother, William Novak, Sr. of Cranberry Twp.; nephew, William Novak, Jr. of Cranberry; also great-nephews and great-nieces.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 5th from 5:30 pm until the time of service at 7 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177) with a Masonic service following at 7:30 pm. Burial will be at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Friday, Jan. 6th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Remembrances may be made in John’s name to the Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Ave., Room 1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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James Michael Flynn

December 25, 2016 |

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James Michael Flynn, age 67, of Greensburg, formerly of McKeesport, died Saturday December 24, 2016.

 
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Mark R. Kloock

December 19, 2016 |

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Mark R. Kloock, age 50, of Monroeville, formerly of Jefferson Hills, died suddenly on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

 
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Betty M. Beale

December 12, 2016 |

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Mrs. Betty M. Beale, 91, of Haines City, Florida passed away on December 5, 2016. She was born on February 17, 1925 in Duquesne, PA to Charles and Margaret Pavlan and moved to Haines City in 1993 from Washington, D.C.

 
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