Shirley McLaughlin Cooper

April 11, 2017 |

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Shirley McLaughlin Cooper, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2017, surrounded by her family in Columbia, SC. She was born February 8, 1935 in East McKeesport, PA, a daughter of the late Oliver and Florence (Utt) McLaughlin and was also preceded in death by a sister Margaret June Smouse. She is survived by her husband John Cooper, her sister Virginia Ives, her children David and Sarah Cooper, Bruce and Katherine Cooper, John and Carol Pascutti, Rich and Patty Liverance, along with 16 grandchildren and 8 spouses, and 7 great-grandchildren.
 
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Allan Nelson

April 07, 2017 |

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Allan Nelson, 91, of Irwin passed away peacefully Thursday April 6, 2017, at his home. He was born January 23, 1926 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. He was a member of the Royal Army near the end of WWII and then served in the British Merchant Navy. He and his family came to the United States in 1968 and Allan retired from a successful career with Genuine Tool Co., Irwin after more than twenty five years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and Shidle Lodge No. 601, Free and Accepted Masons, Irwin. He was an accomplished swimmer, golfer, woodworker, and loved his Scottish heritage, including bagpipe music, but he was proud to be an American and was an ardent Steelers fan.
 
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Dorothy M. (Wiggins) Singler

April 07, 2017 |

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Dorothy M. (Wiggins) Singler, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. She was born October 5, 1928 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late David Williams and Hazel Knepp. She retired after 20 years as a clerk at the K-Mart Department Store in Greensburg. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Delbert L. Singler; son Delbert L. Singler Jr. who was killed in action in Vietnam; brother Clyde Wiggins; and sister Lucille Baumgardener. v
 
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Ethel W. Kinder Kennedy

April 07, 2017 |

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Ethel W. Kinder Kennedy, 86, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday April 2, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 9, 1931 in Pittsburgh and was preceded in death by her husbands William H. Kindler Sr. and Robert Kennedy, a son Richard A. Kindler, and a sister Betty Kisic. She is survived by her children Helen (Daniel) Tomasic of Level Green, Karen (Robert) Wills of White Oak, William H. (Rebecca) Kindler Jr. of St. Louis, MO, and Carol (Jim) Jacobelli of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Michael Tomasic, Michelle (Pietro) Tomasic, Mark (Rebecca) Tomasic, Jason (Ashley) Kindler, Jennifer (Justin) Weirwich, Joshua (Christy) Wills, Adam (Alexis) Jacobelli, and Richard Kindler; and her great grandchildren Aiden, Rocco, Vincent, Evan, Callie, Allie, and Amelia.
 
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Eva M. (Smith) Herold

April 03, 2017 |

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Eva M. (Smith) Herold, age 95, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017. She was born May 8, 1921 in Irwin, a daughter of the late Samuel L. and Alma M. (Frye) Smith. She was a long time member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Irwin and was a former member of the church choir. She worked as a personal manager for over 20 years at Telephone Answering Service in Pittsburgh. She was an avid knitter and collector of ceramics and was a great Pittsburgh Pirates fan.
 
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John R. “Jack” Kinsey

March 31, 2017 |

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John R. “Jack” Kinsey, 93, of Irwin, passed away peacefully Thursday March 30, 2017. He was born November 9, 1923 in Irwin, a son of the late Russell L. and Returah “Toots” (Stitley) Kinsey and was also preceded in death by his wife of sixty nine years Eleanore B. (Jacko) Kinsey in September 2016, a daughter Marianne Kinsey, a son Thomas L. Kinsey Sr., and a brother Arthur C. “Bud” Kinsey. He was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 1942, a Navy veteran of WWII having served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre, a retired employee of Westinghouse Electric Corp., East Pittsburgh and a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irwin. He was an avid outdoorsman and sportsman.
 
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James M. Butler

March 30, 2017 |

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James M. Butler, 70, of Coulter, died Tuesday March 28, 2017 in McKeesport Hospital. He was born October 16, 1946 in McKeesport, a son of the late James Francis and Marie (Donnelly) Butler and was also preceded in death by his wife Susan Butler and brothers William H. and Stanley J. Butler. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. James is survived by his son James Butler; step daughter Tara Welsh; his sister Mary Ann (Larry) Sutton; aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
 
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William “Bill” F. Patrick Jr.

March 30, 2017 |

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William “Bill” F. Patrick Jr., age 79 of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017. He was born January 10, 1938 in Clairton, a son of the late William and Helen (Hrezo) Patrick. He worked for over 40 years as a mason contractor in North Huntingdon at Patrick Masonry, Inc. He was a lifetime member of the Shaner Gun Club and love to hunt and fish. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of over 26 years Oriela Rose Patrick; brother Ronald Patrick; and sister Barbara Check.
 
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Nathan Jeffrey Villi

March 27, 2017 |

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Nathan Jeffrey Villi, age 24, of North Huntingdon, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 23, 2017. He was born February 26, 1993 in Greensburg, a son of Jeff Allan and Nancy Lynn (Veres) Villi. He was a longtime member of the Boy Scouts, loved playing soccer from a young age, and played on the Norwin School basketball and football teams in high school. He had a passion for music, art and cooking. He worked for the last 5 months at Lidia’s Restaurant in Pittsburgh, and had worked at Abruzzi Italian Cucina and the Double Wide Grill in North Huntingdon.
 
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Gail E. (Butler) Cortese

March 23, 2017 |

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Gail E. (Butler) Cortese, 81, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday March 19, 2017. She was born July 4, 1935 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Mark Butler and Ruth Foti and was also preceded in death by her son Shawn P. Murphy; a brother and a sister Mark Butler Jr. and Mary Alice “Mame” Galvin; and brother in-law Patrick Galvin. Gail worked as a travel agent owning Ardmore Travel, Forrest Hills and Cruises Only, Pittsburgh.
 
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Thomas Allen Magill

March 23, 2017 |

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Thomas Allen Magill, of Harrison City, died peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at UPMC East in Monroeville. He was born in Greensburg, a son of the late David S. Magill and Emma (McIntyre) Magill. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife M. Louise Magill; and his brother Paul Magill.
 
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Ann K. Keller

March 23, 2017 |

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Ann K. Keller, 82, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday March 19, 2017. She was born June 10, 1934 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Edward R. and Vera (Samuel) Kregar and was also preceded in death by her husband Donald R. Keller and a brother Samuel Kregar. Ann was a member of The Church, Sutersville, where she volunteered at the school and also was a hospice volunteer.
 
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Richard C. Crush

March 20, 2017 |

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Richard C. Crush, 80, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday March 18, 2017. He was born April 9, 1936 in Allentown, a son of the late Frederick and Arlene (Bortz) Crush and was also preceded in death by a daughter Lisa Ann Crush and a brother Frederick “Fritz” Crush. Richard graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and retired after thirty five years’ service with Westinghouse Electric Company. Richard was a devoted family man who loved spending time with his family, golfing, and working in his garden. He was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin.
 
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Edith “Audrey” (Tray) Mann

March 20, 2017 |

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Edith “Audrey” (Tray) Mann, age 88, of East McKeesport, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was born November 25, 1928 in Westmoreland City, a daughter of the late Patrick and Edith (Senior) Tray. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in East McKeesport, and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW 8430 in East McKeesport. She volunteered at Ma’s Pantry Food Bank in East McKeesport where she was a past board member and Treasurer Emeritus.
 
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Ronald F. Wiesner

March 17, 2017 |

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Ronald F. Wiesner, age 82, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born October 18, 1934 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Frank J. and Alice (Daffern) Wiesner. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Richard L. Wiesner; and infant grandson Samuel M. Gorseth. He is survived by his wife of over 55 years Joan (Dvorsky) Wiesner; children Kimberly Wiesner Gorseth and Ronald D. (Alice) Wiesner both of Cranberry Twp.; grandchildren Tanner and Hannah Gorseth and Sophie and Elizabeth Wiesner who called him “Gramp”; sister Sue (David) Wiesner Lonabaugh of Murrysville; Brother-in-law Robert (Leslie) Devore of Canonsburg; sister-in-law Mary Lou Wiesner Rilee of McDonald; nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and grandnephews.
 
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