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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Paul E. Reed

March 13, 2017 |

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Paul E. Reed, 69, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday March 11, 2017 in the Veterans Hospital, Aspinwall. He was born May 11, 1947 in Homer City, a son of the late Leila LaRue (Reed) Behe and was also preceded in death by his wife Donna J. (Majercik) Reed and a son Milan P. Reed. Paul was a retired employee of Piad Precision Casting Corp., Greensburg. He was a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a life member of North Irwin Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Westmoreland County Emergency Amateur Radio Service and was formerly active with Rescue 8, North Huntingdon.
 
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Justin “Bubba” R. Helfrich

March 08, 2017 |

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Justin “Bubba” R. Helfrich, age 31 of Castle Shannon formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away March 4, 2017. He was born January 5, 1986 in Monroeville, a son of Donald G. and Cindy L. (Parke) Helfrich. He worked for Craig Gouker Roofing & Home Improvement in West Mifflin. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Robert and Shirley Parke; and his grandmother Marcella Helfrich. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother Eric R. (Sherry) Helfrich of McKeesport; nephew Brady Helfrich; and grandfather Raymond Helfrich Jr. along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
 
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Heather L. Dempsey

March 08, 2017 |

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Heather L. Dempsey, 33, of Irwin, died Monday March 6, 2017. She was born June 23, 1983 at Jeannette Hospital, a daughter of William E. Dempsey of North Huntingdon and Terri L (Richter) Dempsey of Irwin. Heather worked as an assistant at Dr. Anna B. Miller, Eye Care Center, Pittsburgh. In addition to her parents she is survived by the love of her life Joseph Aquiline of Pittsburgh; her son Logan L. Swidowski of Irwin; her brother Christopher E. (Natalie) Dempsey of Latrobe; niece and nephew Isabella and Lucas; her grandmother Doris P. Fritz of AZ; also aunts, uncles, cousins and her beloved pet dog Lyla.
 
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Jeffrey A. Burk

March 07, 2017 |

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Jeffrey A. Burk, 52, of Trafford, died unexpectedly Sunday March 5, 2017. He was born February 1, 1965 in Greensburg, the son of Fred J. and Barbara J. (Watson) Burk of North Huntingdon. He was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 1984 and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin. Jeff was an Easter Seals poster child at the age of 5 which provided him with many opportunities to attend many sports events and meet Pittsburgh sports figures. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.
 
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Donna J. (Guyer) Yelich

March 06, 2017 |

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Donna J. (Guyer) Yelich, 82, of Hutchinson, died Saturday March 4, 2017, at home. She was born January 28, 1935 in McKeesport the daughter of the late Charles and Hazel (Bumbarger) Guyer and was also preceded in death by her husband Nicholas P. Yelich and a brother Glenn Guyer. She was a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service with over twenty years’ service. She was a member of West Newton United Presbyterian Church, where she was an elder and former junior and senior choir director for 35 years, a Sunday School teacher, a member of the Women’s Association, and the Sewing Circle.
 
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Anthony “Tony” J. Weber Jr.

March 04, 2017 |

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Anthony “Tony” J. Weber Jr., age 52 of Jeanette, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017. He was born July 24, 1964 in McKeesport, a son of the late Anthony J. (Jacqueline) Weber Sr. and the late Judy (Lesnickey) Dally and her living husband Curtis Dally. He was a hard worker and was the proud owner of the T&R sub-contracting roofing company for over 6 years in Adamsburg. He is survived by his children Anthony J. Weber III and his girlfriend Leah Krause of Hermine and Holly A. Weber of Acme; step-daughter Nowel Hershberger; the mother of his children Ranee Halterman; and his brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
 
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Anna Mae (Fisher) Long

March 02, 2017 |

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Anna Mae (Fisher) Long, 92 “29”, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday February 28, 2017. She was born September 20, 1924 in Yeagertown, a daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Pannebaker) Fisher and was also preceded in death by her husband Fred N. Long; a son Fred N. Long Jr.; and her brothers Philo (Dorothy) and James Fisher. She was a former employee of Sears and McDonald’s and was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin.
 
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George J. Adamson

March 02, 2017 |

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George J. Adamson, 78, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Monday February 27, 2017 while visiting in Georgia. He was born December 24, 1938 in Jeannette, the son of the late George J. Sr. and Gladys Stitley Adamson and was also preceded in death by his wife of nearly fifty years Dolores A. “Dolly” (Welsh) Adamson on July 19, 2016. George graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and received his master’s degree from Edinboro University. He was a retired school teacher for the Norwin School District where he was yearbook advisor and an English teacher for over 30 years.
 
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Ruth E. (Kossmer) Waltenbaugh

March 01, 2017 |

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Ruth E. (Kossmer) Waltenbaugh, age 86, of East McKeesport, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. She was born August 3, 1930 in East Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Michael and Susan (Magyar) Kossmer. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Chester Waltenbaugh; and sister Loretta McKalip. She is survived by her sister Michele Kelley; and her nieces and nephews.
 
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Alma Lee Shaffer Huffman

February 26, 2017 |

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Alma Lee Shaffer Huffman, 81 of Greensburg formerly of Irwin, passed away Thursday February 23, 2017 at home. She was born June 13, 1935 in Menallen Township, a daughter of the late Ralph and Alice (Forsythe) Shaffer and was also preceded in death by her husband Donald K. Huffman and a brother Charles Shaffer. Alma was a well organized person and enjoyed reading. Her family always came first. She is survived by her children Richard Huffman of Wilmerding, Vanessa (Paul) Connolly of Cranberry Township, Mark (Lana) Huffman of Salisbury, NC, Jeffrey (Lynn) Huffman of North Huntingdon, Michael (Michelle) Huffman of Rillton, and LeeAnne (Brad) Griffin of Gloucester, VA; her grandchildren, Ben, Emily, Brad, Erin, Mattie, Casey, Jake, Katie, Mandie, Heidi, and Keith; and great grandchildren, Penelope, Fiona, Ian, Finnegan, Kieran, Anderson, Avery, Faith, Kerry, Philip, Henry, Madison, and Murphie.
 
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Richey W. Eberman

February 26, 2017 |

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Richey W. Eberman, 89, of Westmoreland City, died Thursday, February 23, 2017. He was born April 10, 1927 in Ardara, a son of the late William and Laura Pedder Eberman and was also preceded in death by a daughter Leslie Eberman and a brother Jack Eberman. He was a graduate of Norwin High School class of 1945, a Navy veteran of WWII, and was a retired employee of General Tire Co. in Jeannette. Richey was a professional trombone player and also played many other instruments.
 
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Janice L. Miller

February 26, 2017 |

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Janice L. Miller, 69, of North Huntingdon died Friday February 24, 2017 at home. She was born April 18, 1947 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Clarence and Hazel (Elkins) Omler. She was a retired furnace operator for Metalor, Export. She is survived by her husband Ronald W. Miller; her children Scott W. Miller of Irwin and Dawn O’Neil of Jeannette; her granddaughter Samantha Davidson; also a brother Joseph and a sister Marlene.
 
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