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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John A. (Zedo) Suchta

June 07, 2017 |

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John A. (Zedo) Suchta, 93, of West Mifflin died peacefully Sunday. June 4, 2017, in UPMC Shadyside. Born in Duquesne, May 30, 1924, he was the son of the Late George and Elizabeth (Torchak) Suchta. Mr. Suchta was a member and usher of Resurrection Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, The Parish Men's Club, a Retired Craneman of the former U.S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works,  former Grievance Officer of the Steelworker's Union and a proud Veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corp.  Mr. Suchta was an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan, loving his Pirates, Steelers, Pens and Panthers.

Beloved husband of the Late Dorothy (Perhac) Suchta. He is survived by his loving children, Raymond (Joan) Suchta of Peters Twp., Lawrence Suchta of West Mifflin, Kathleen (Patrick) Sullivan of West Norriton, PA, and Christine Matelan (James Ciamacco) of Pittsburgh, and two sisters, Helen Gambal and Pauline Perhac; special "Zedo" to six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by five siblings, Andrew, George, Virginia, Mary, and Anne.

 
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Joseph Yellich

May 31, 2017 |

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Joseph Yellich, 89, of West Mifflin Died Sunday, May 28, 2017 in UPMC Mercy.

Born December 10, 1927, in Duquesne, He was the son of the Late Joseph and Mary (Cvitak) Yellich. Mr. Yellich was a member of The First Free Evangelical Church of McKeesport and a Retired Hooker at the former U.S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works. He proudly served his country during World War II in the Army Air Corp. Beloved Husband of the Late Josephine (Kulik) Yellich, he is survived by two loving Daughters, Beverly Govannucci of Somerset and Yvonne Dale of West Mifflin, A Brother Charles Yellich of West Mifflin, Four Grandchildren, Nine Great Grandchildren, and Three Great Great Grandchildren. He was also preceded in Death by a Daughter, Marilyn Yellich and a Sister, Margaret Yellich.

 
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Frances Z. Kinner

May 16, 2017 |

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Frances Z. Kinner, 60, of Duquesne, died on Monday May 15, 2017 in U.P.M.C. McKeesport. Born December 6, 1956 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Jane (Hempel) Saunders. Mrs. Kinner was a retired Dietary Employee of the Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Squirrel Hill. Beloved wife of the late Bernard C. Kinner, she is survived by a son, Bernard Kinner (Jayme Zugaro); a brother, Brett (Babette) Saunders; a nephew, Jonathan Saunders; two nieces, Josette and Juliette Saunders; and her best friend and companion, Richard Cramer.

 
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Michael J. Cvejkus

April 24, 2017 |

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Michael J. Cvejkus, 91, a lifelong resident of Duquesne was embraced by God in the early morning of April 24, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was born in Duquesne on February 25, 1926 to the late Michael and Helen (Koval) Cvejkus and was predeceased by his loving wife Bess (Pakan), beloved daughter Arlene Pastrick and two sisters, Mary Perun and Anna Mae Ondechek.  Michael was an English teacher in the Duquesne school system for 35 years, President of the Duquesne Teacher’s Association and a proud member of the PSEA & NEA.

 
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Anna (Carullo) Morelli

April 13, 2017 |

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Anna (Carullo) Morelli, 80, of Duquesne, died peacefully Monday April 10, 2017 at home. Born April 26, 1936, in Stefanaconi, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Domenico and Annunziata (Barbuto) Carullo.  Mrs. Morelli was a faithful member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne. Anna was the beloved wife of the late Domenick Morelli, she is survived by her loving children, Nicholas (Deborah) Morelli of North Fayette, Robert Morelli of Commack, NY, Nancy (William) Harrington of Robinson Twp., and John (Kimberly) Morelli of Apollo; two brothers, Pasquale and  Joseph Carullo; and five grandchildren, Jessica, Nicholas and Matthew Morelli, and Alysa and Michael Harrington.

 
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John M. Fatula

March 30, 2017 |

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John M. Fatula, 74, of McKees Rocks, PA, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on March 27, 2017. Preceding him in death were his devoted father, Michael Nicholas Fatula, and his cherished sister and brother, Rita Barbara and James E. Fatula. He is the beloved son of Rita Hyzy Fatula of Braddock, PA, and treasured brother of Sr. Mary Ann Fatula, O.P., of Columbus, Ohio; William (Mary Jean) Fatula, and Michael A. (Barbara, d.) Fatula of Pittsburgh; Rita (Don) Moldovan of Indian Trail, NC; and David (Faustyna) Fatula of Steubenville, Oh.

 
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Martha M. (Yuhos) Samudovsky

March 27, 2017 |

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Martha M. (Yuhos) Samudovsky, 87, of Duquesne, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Family Hospice, from breast cancer that could not undergo continued treatment in the aftermath of a hospital spleen injury. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Francis R. Samudovsky. Born Feb. 19, 1930 in Duquesne, she was the beloved daughter of the late Mary (Latzy) and John Yuhos of West Mifflin's Homeville section; and a sister of the late Wilma (Yuhos) Clarick. Martha worked as head cashier at Househould Finance and retired as a medical secretary at Montefiore Hospital.

 
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Emma (Ryan) Stanoszek

March 18, 2017 |

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Emma (Ryan) Stanoszek, 93, formerly of White Oak and New Stanton, died peacefully March 15, 2017 in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg. Born January 4, 1924 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Hugh J. and Mary E. (Simpson) Ryan. Mrs. Stanoszek was the beloved wife of the late Edward Stanoszek and the loving mother of Alan (Sylvia) Stanoszek of New Stanton. She was preceded in death by a brother Willard J. Ryan and a sister Virginia Marchette.

 
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Stella M. (Stanoszek) Knapp

March 14, 2017 |

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Stella M. (Stanoszek) Knapp, 98, of Duquesne, died peacefully Monday, March 13, 2017 at home. Born June 18, 1918 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Skrupa) Stanozsek and beloved wife of the late John D. Knapp. Mrs. Knapp was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne, a former member of court 871, Catholic Daughters of America, Holy Name Women's Guild, former treasurer of the Prince Humbert Club, Promoter of the Association of the Miraculous Medal, the Sacred Heart Club and a co founder of the Merry Maidens Card Club.

 
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Ashley L. McLaughlin

February 15, 2017 |

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Ashley L. McLaughlin, 32, passed unexpectantly on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  Born in Pittsburgh, November 2, 1984, she was the daughter of Lynn M. (Butler) McLaughlin and the Late Mark McLaughlin.  In addition to her beloved mother, she is survived by two daughters, Davae and Destini Forrester; a brother, Tyler Colaric, special friend and father of her two daughters, Dave Forrester, maternal grandmother Carol Butler, several aunts, uncles, cousins, and special family friend, Randy Adams.

 
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