David J. Bowers Jr.

February 17, 2016 |

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David J. Bowers Jr., 69, a resident of Sherwood Oaks, Cranberry Township, formerly of North Huntingdon, died at home Tuesday February 16, 2016. He was born July 24, 1946 in McKeesport, a son of the late David J. Sr. and Lorraine (Shaw) Bowers and was also preceded in death by his loving wife Nancy J. (Pekarsky) Bowers. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and an Army reservist. David was a retired employee of Leybold Vacuum Products, Export and a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irwin.

 
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William C. Kramer

February 14, 2016 |

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William C. Kramer, 77, of Irwin, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016. He was born March 30, 1938 in Irwin, a son of the late William C. and Anna (Olshesky) Kramer. He was a Navy veteran that worked as a check printer for Delux Checks based in Cleveland, Ohio.

 
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Dena M. Red Elk-Gonzales

February 12, 2016 |

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 Dena M. Red Elk-Gonzales, 49, of Versailles, died at home Saturday, February 6, 2016. She was born November 9, 1966 in Riverside, CA, the daughter of Dewey Walter Red Elk of Lawton, OK, and the late Sonya M. (Rock) Red Elk. Dena worked as a phlebotomist and was a member of the Comanche Nation Tribe.

 
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George “Iggy” T. Ihnat

February 12, 2016 |

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George “Iggy” T. Ihnat, 76, of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. He was born January 17, 1940 in Wall, a son of the late John and Mary (Evan) Ihnat. He was a teacher at the East Allegheny School system for over 37 years. He was a member of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, White Oak, and the Alpha Gamma Phi fraternity. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother John Ihnat. He is survived by his wife of over 55 years Mary Jo (Coyne) Ihnat, sons Bruce Ihnat and Jeffrey (Cheryl) Ihnat both of North Huntingdon; grandchildren Calynn, Devin, Abigail and Isabelle; and a sister Mary Janice (John) MacKinnon of Huntingdon Beach, California.

 
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Velda C. Hughes

February 09, 2016 |

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Velda C. Hughes, 71, of North Versailles, died Sunday February 7, 2016. She was born February 18, 1944 in Pittsburgh a daughter of the late Charles and Henrietta Hughes. Velda was a retired employee of P B & S Chemical, McKeesport, and volunteered for many years for Meals On Wheels. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and loved her dogs. She is survived by cousins and many friends.

 
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Theodore “Ted” W. Fillar

February 04, 2016 |

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Theodore “Ted” W. Fillar, 85, of North Versailles, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents Stanley and Mary (Frydrych) Fillar; wife Marion (Christopher) Fillar; brothers Walter, Edmond and Edward; and sister Helen. He is survived by his sons Christopher (Barbara) Fillar, Kenneth Fillar and fiancé Susan Niedermeyer and her daughters Kaitlain and Sarah, and Scott Fillar; grandchildren Jeff (Allison) Fillar and Amy (Geoff) Ford; great grandchild Jacob Ford; and sisters Jenevieve “Jenny” Beck and Emlia “Milly” Zygowicz.

 
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Anthony L. Costellic Jr.

January 31, 2016 |

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Anthony L. Costellic Jr., 62 of Irwin, died Friday January 29, 2016 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born September 14, 1953 in Greensburg, a son of the late Anthony L. Sr. and Elizabeth M. (Felentzer) Costellic. He was a quality assurance technician for Bayer Inc., Indianola. Tony loved his family and enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. .

 
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James J. Kopchinski

January 30, 2016 |

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James J. Kopchinski, 56, of North Versailles, died at home Thursday January 28, 2016. He was born October 13, 1959 in McKeesport, a son of the late Anthony and Laura M. Jozwick Kopchinski and was also preceded in death by a brother Raymond. He was a retired employee of U. S. Steel, Edgar Thompson Works, Braddock, and a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport.

 
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George Mitchell Blazowich

January 28, 2016 |

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George Mitchell Blazowich, 66 of Penn Township, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016. He was born April 1, 1949 in Westmoreland City, a son of the late George and Julia (Cellio) Blazowich. He was an industrial appliance repairman for over 45 years and attended the Heritage Baptist Church in Jeanette.

 
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John “Skip” F. Davies

January 27, 2016 |

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 John “Skip” F. Davies, 72 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016. He was born October 12, 1943 in McKeesport, a son of the late John D. and Francis Ann (Clark) Davies. He was an Army veteran that worked as a truck driver for over 40 years and was a member of the Elizabeth Township Ex-Serviceman’s Association where he served as a board member.

 
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Vincent J. Villi

January 25, 2016 |

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Vincent J. Villi, 91, of Irwin, died at home Friday January 22, 2016. He was born August 12, 1924 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Dominic James and Mary Teresa (Arena) Villi and was also preceded in death by his wife Dolores E. (Willett) Villi, brothers, sisters, and a grandson. He retired as the owner of the Odds and Ends Shoppe, Irwin. He started his working career as a manager for Holland Furnace Co., Buffalo, NY, then returned to the area as a partner of Parkway Furnace & Supply, Glassport, and then owned and operated Sam’s Auto Sales of McKeesport.

 
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Linda L. (Wampler) Smith

January 19, 2016 |

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 Linda L. (Wampler) Smith, 69 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016. She was born August 7, 1946 in Trafford, a daughter of the late Elmer and Dorothy (Loutsenhizer) Wampler. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin and taught elementary classes for over 30 years in the Norwin School system. She is survived by her sons Bryan Smith (Julie Garber) of Cincinnati, Ohio and Brad (Kristy) Smith of Scottdale; grandchildren Gracie, Jack, Liam and Brady; sister Nancy (John) Behr of Canton, Michigan; and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Donald George Acalotto

January 19, 2016 |

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 Donald George Acalotto, 84 of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016. He was born November 19, 1931 in Irwin, a son of the late Dominic and Aurora (Marsiglio) Acalotto. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in North Huntingdon, the Knights of Columbus, the Italian Club, Irwin VFW, the Fairmont Hahntown Fire Hall and the Irwin Moose where he was the bar manager for over 10 years.

 
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