Robert H. Keeler

November 29, 2017 |

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Robert H. Keeler, 88, of North Versailles died peacefully Sunday, November 26, 2017 in The Grove at Irwin. Born in North Braddock, August 2,1929, he was the son of the late William J. and Elva M. (Westover) Keeler. Mr. Keeler was a member of S.S. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, a retired Quality Control Inspector for Myers and Powers, and a proud U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Beloved husband of the late Anne (Skovranko) Keeler, he is survived by a daughter Robin (Teresa Gola) Keeler of North Versailles, and a son Randy (Kay) Keeler of Apex, N.C. and two grandchildren, Mary Hunter and Joseph Keeler.

 
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John Vojnovich

November 26, 2017 |

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John Vojnovich, 92, of North Huntingdon Twp. passed away at his home Saturday, November 25, 2017.

He was born March 23, 1925 in Duquesne to the late Eli and Mary Stipanovich Vojnovich. 

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dolores Richardson Vojnovich.  Also surviving are a sister, Helen Vojnovich Medic, and Donald (Milena) Vojnovich of N. Huntingdon, Mark and Eli Vojnovich of Duquesne, William Vojnovich of Moon Twp., and sister-in-law, Marion Richardson Andresky, of Cecil.   Many nephews and nieces also survive.

Mr. Vojnovich was graduated from Duquesne Schools in 1945. From California University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in Industrial Arts and Math, he earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1951 and a master's degree in education in 1972. 

Mr. Vojnovich was a retired Industrial Arts and Math teacher in the Duquesne School District.

 
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Luke J. Jenkins

November 13, 2017 |

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Luke J. Jenkins, 24, of Duquesne passed away on Friday, November 10,2017. Born in Pittsburgh, July 25, 1993, he was the son of Scott and Erin (McDermitt) Jenkins Sr. In addition to his parents, he is also survived by a brother, Scott Jenkins, Jr., and a sister Hannah Jenkins, maternal grandfather James McDermitt and paternal grandparents Doris and Thomas Jenkins. Family and friends will be received in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Avenue, Duquesne, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 3pm until time of Services at 6pm.

 
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Robert R Yoder

November 13, 2017 |

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Robert R Yoder, 79, of Duquesne, died peacefully on Sunday November 12, 2017 in Kane Regional, McKeesport. Born in Duquesne, March 7, 1938, he was the son of the late Edwin and Margaret (Weber) Yoder. He was the beloved husband of the late Sandra K. (Troutman) Yoder. He is survived by a son, Robert A. (Kelly) Yoder, two sisters; Flora (August) Pomocki and Cookie Yoder, two granddaughters; Alyssa and Kelsey McKee, a great grandson; Eli Chonko, and four nephews. Mr. Yoder was a retired foreman for Cametco Briquetting Plant in Duquesne.

 
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John M. Bodnar

October 26, 2017 |

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John M. Bodnar, 105, formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully Thursday, October 19, 2017, in Southwestern Veterans Hospital, Pittsburgh. Mr. Bodnar was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, a retired self employed Tavern owner, a proud U. S. Army veteran of WWII, and a former member of the G.B.U. Duquesne. Born December 29, 1911, in Duquesne, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna Suhoza Bodnar and the beloved husband of the late Anna Holko Bodnar and the late Anna Hornyak Bodnar. He was also preceded in death by a son John M. Bodnar, Jr., and seven siblings; Andrew, William, Nicholas, Michael, Joseph Bodnar, Ann Drotar, and Margaret Liszka. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

 
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Theresa Molnar Stiliha

October 07, 2017 |

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Theresa Molnar Stiliha, 89, of Greenacres, Florida, passed on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Arbor Oaks Assisted Living in Greenacres, Florida. She was lived most of her life in Duquesne, PA.. She was born in Turin, Hungary on March 26, 1928, the daughter of late James Molnar and Julia Molnar. She moved to the United States from Hungary via Ellis Island when she was 9 years old. She graduated from Taylor Allderdice  High School in Pittsburgh, PA. in 1946. She worked as a secretary, salesperson, and homemaker in the Pittsburgh area. She was a member of the former St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Duquesne, Pa. for many years. She was involved in many different organizations in her church and community.  She loved to bowl and was involved in several bowling leagues besides going to Delaware beaches in the summer. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Nick Stiliha; two daughters, Barbara Allsopp of Smyrna, Delaware, and Gerry Levin of West Palm Beach, Florida; her grandchildren, Ronni Caromano of Wilmington, Delaware, Brent Allsopp of Alexandria, VA, Kaci Rainey of Newark, Delaware, and Julie Levin of North Palm Beach, Florida; great grandchildren, Zoe, Rocky, and Lucy Rainey of Newark, Delaware; siblings, Mary Ann Burns of West Mifflin, Pa and several nieces and nephews.

 
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Daniel M. "Shakey" Mali

October 02, 2017 |

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Daniel M. "Shakey" Mali, 72, of Liberty Boro, died peacefully on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Riverside Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born January 12, 1945 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Demko) Mali. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and Saint Mark Parish, Liberty Boro. Mr. Mali was a former employee of the former Duquesne Works, U.S. Steel Corporation and was a retired employee of the Veterans Hospital, Highland Drive, Pittsburgh. Danny was a proud U. S. Marine Veteran, having served in Cuba, Santa Domingo, and two tours in Vietnam,  He was a Purple Heart recipient. He also volunteered at Mount St. Macrina, and SS. Peter and Paul Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann (Kebles) Mali, a sister, Mildred M. Dorko, formerly of Munhall, two sisters-in-law, Deborah Kebles and Wendy Hoak, both of McKeesport, and numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Marie (DePaolo) "Sissy" Bradich

September 19, 2017 |

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Marie (DePaolo) "Sissy" Bradich, 80, of West Mifflin, died peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Sycamore Estates, Duquesne. Born May 15, 1937, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Nicolene (Vendetti) DePaolo. Beloved wife of the late Jacob T. Bradich, she is survived by a son, Jacob T. Bradich II of West Mifflin, a brother, Anthony DePaolo of Grafton, Ohio, and a sister, Josephine Tortorella of Dormont. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Victoria Bradich and a sister, Norma Kester.

 
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Sophie (Nikolich) Kovacs

August 30, 2017 |

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Sophie (Nikolich) Kovacs, 87, of Mt Lebanon, formerly of Duquesne, Passed away Peacefully in Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Mt Lebanon, August 28, 2017. Born in McKeesport, March 30, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Alec and Anna Grantz Nikolich. Mrs. Kovacs was a member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, McKeesport. the Holy Trinity Kolo of Duquesne, and the Order of the Eastern Star, Duquesne Chapter. She was also a retired employee of Penn - Taft Pharmacy, West Mifflin. She was the beloved wife of the late Zoltan E. Kovacs. She is survived by two loving daughters, Alexis (Bill) Nestor and Monica (Tom Morgan) Kovacs; four grandchildren, Dan (Tracy) Ford, William Ford, Julian Horta Kovacs and Christian Horta Kovacs; three great grandchildren, Rowan, Ripley and Ryan Ford; and nieces and nephews.

 
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Dorothy "DoDo" (Elash) Ambrose

August 25, 2017 |

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Dorothy "DoDo" Ambrose, 71, of Duquesne, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Born in McKeesport, April 26, 1946, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Ann V. (Jakub) Elash. Mrs. Ambrose was a former member of the former St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church of Duquesne and a Cashier at Rite Aid, West Mifflin. She was the beloved wife of Charles "Moe" Ambrose.

 
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Sylvia E. (Schmidt) Potopenko

July 31, 2017 |

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Sylvia E. (Schmidt) Potopenko, 82, of Munhall, died peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at her daughter's home. Born July 6, 1935, in Munhall, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Ethel (Thompson) Schmidt. A retired telephone operator for AT&T and Bell Telephone, Mrs. Potopenko was a member of St. Gregory Orthodox Church of Homestead. Beloved wife of the late Paul P. Potopenko. She is survived by a daughter, Pamella (Regie) Solomon of Whitaker; a son, Paul (Vicky) Potopenko of Munhall; a brother, David Schmidt; a sister, Marjorie (Carl) Bechtol; brother in law, John Cafaro; five grandchildren, Paul (Andie), Justin, and Katey Potopenko, Seth Solomon, and Bradley (Nikki) Kester; two great grandchildren, Brody and Braxton Kester; and nieces and nephews.

 
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Richard L. Seibel

July 28, 2017 |

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Richard L. Seibel, 61, of West Mifflin, died suddenly on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Born July 19, 1956, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Howard and Dorothy (Bogdan) Seibel. Mr. Seibel was a self employed contractor. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Witkowski) Seibel, the proud and loving father of Adam (Amber) Seibel, Jesse (Ashley) Seibel, and Sommer (Donald) Stubenrauch. He is also survived by a brother, Timothy Seibel; a sister, Karen Benvin; seven grandchildren, Aubrey, Ty, Callie and Parker Seibel, Ian and Gunnar Stubenrauch, and Hurley Williams.

 
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Margaret (Barcala) Serdy

July 06, 2017 |

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Margaret (Barcala) Serdy, 93, formerly of West Mifflin and Duquesne, died peacefully Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Autumn Ridge, Monroeville. Born in Braddock on November 16, 1923, she was the daughter the late George and Susanna (Hrenyo) Barcala. Mrs. Serdy was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, The Confraternity of Christian Mothers, Duquesne Annex Senior Citizens, and Meals on wheels. She loved driving and her independence. She was the beloved wife of the late Steve Serdy, she is survived by two sons, Andrew G. (Alexis Chontos) Serdy of West Mifflin and Stephen T. (Susan) Serdy of Trafford; a daughter, Veronica Squires of Philadelphia; a sister, Mary Ann Patterson of Florida; two grandchildren, Rebecca (Brian) Meadows and Sandra (Bradley) Bellante; and six great grandchildren, Noelle, Chloe, Gavin, Christopher, Sabrina and Emelia.

 
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Margaret K (Vircik) Vasilisin

June 28, 2017 |

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Margaret K (Vircik) Vasilisin, 85, of Munhall, died peacefully at home on Monday, June 26, 2017. Born in Duquesne, on January 14, 1932, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Fedor) Vircik. Mrs. Vasilisin was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne. A graduate of McKeesport School of Nursing, she was a retired Registered Nurse and a retired claims processor for Blue Cross. She was the beloved wife of Michael E. Vasilisin, she is also survived by her loving children; Michael (June) Vasilisin, Alan Vasilisin, and Kathleen Vasilisin; three grandchildren, Brian and Justin Vasilisin, and Meghan Hoover; and three great grandchildren, Aubrey and Owen Vasilisin, and Carson Hoover.

 
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Theodore "Hambone" Stanoszek

June 19, 2017 |

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Theodore "Hambone" Stanoszek, 91, of White Oak, formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully on Father's Day, June 18, 2017, in UPMC McKeesport. Born in Wilmerding Township on May 14, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank and Catherine Skrupa Stanoszek. Ted was a member of  Holy Trinity R.C. Church West Mifflin, retired from U.S. Steel Duquesne Works, member of American Legion Post 0712 Dravosburg, past member of the G.B.U., former Moose Lodge #75 Duquesne, and V.F.W. Post 188 Duquesne.  Beloved husband of 62 years of Margaret "Midge" Mihailoff Stanoszek.  He is survived by his loving children Cindy (Dennis) Mitrik, Richard (Diane) Stanoszek, Dee Dee (Mark) Troutman, and Lori (Craig) Skovranko, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law George Mihailoff, many nieces and nephews and beloved dogs.

 
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