Suzanne Otto

August 09, 2017 |

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Suzanne Otto, age 66, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Manor, passed away Sunday August 6,2017. She was born November 9, 1950 in Braddock. A daughter of the late John Lee and Nancy (Perry) Otto. She was a member of The First United Methodist Church of Manor. She had worked at the ARC in Greensburg, Suzanne loved to go bowling every Saturday and also competed in the Special Olympics where she Won many trophies and ribbons. Lately she enjoyed playing Nintendo, watching her DVDs and playing Bingo, she was also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She is survived by her brothers John L. (Dorothy) Otto of Greensburg, Randall (Francie) Otto of Delmont and Eric (Patti) Otto of Irwin; sisters Nancy (Ed) Anthony of Harrison City and LeAnne (Gary) Kistler of Penn; her nieces and nephews, Jamie (Matt) McQuistian , Stacy (Mike) Jones; William Otto, Jeffery (Kelly) Otto, Duane (Angela) Anthony, Brian Otto and Joshua (Tori) Kistler; and their families. She is also survived by her uncle Robert R. Perry of Atlanta, Georgia; and several cousins.
 
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Mildred M. Maderic Verner

July 28, 2017 |

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Mildred M. Maderic Verner, 101, of McKeesport, formerly of East McKeesport, died Tuesday July 25, 2017. She was born October 23, 1915 in McKeesport a daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Chorda) Maderic and was also preceded in death by her daughter Mary Elizabeth Kislak and sisters Rose Bretcko and Dorothy Klimchak. She is survived by her grandchildren Alexis (Sean) Raynak and Troy (Susan) Kislak both of Monroeville; great grandson Jameson Raynak, and nephews David and Richard Bretcko and John Klimchak. Mildred was formerly an active member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, McKeesport, and a retired housekeeper for McKeesport Hospital and the late Dr. Harry Hackman of East McKeesport.
 
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Joyce I. Beers

July 25, 2017 |

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Joyce I. Beers, 77, of Rillton, died Saturday July 22, 2017. She was born August 4, 1939 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Wilbert W. and Gladys V. Dingman. She was a graduate of Hampton High School Class of 1957 then worked for the Department of the Navy in Washington, D.C. where she met her husband of 59 years Harold J. Beers. In addition to her husband she is survived by her children Wendy A. (David W.) Henderson of Greensburg, Renia J. Peddicord (Paul O’Brien) of Irwin, and David R. (Gretchen L.) Beers of Rillton; her grandchildren Jennifer N. (Emily Pittman) Peddicord, Juliana E. Henderson, Nicholas H. Beers, and Alexandra D. Beers; her great grandchildren Tanner, Noah, Jake, and Grace; siblings David (Norma) Dingman of Gibsonia, Edward Dingman of Pittsburgh, William (Kim) Miller of Nettie, WV, and Kathryne (John) Docherty of Allison Park as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
 
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Brianna Dawn Bell

July 13, 2017 |

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Brianna Dawn Bell, 27 of Irwin, passed away unexpectedly July 10, 2017. She was a graduate of Hempfield High School Class of ’08 and Robert Morris University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Brianna was an accomplished soccer player serving as captain of her high school soccer team and then being named Women’s Soccer MVP of the Robert Morris Colonials in 2011. She participated in four world soccer championships in Florida. She was a great athlete and enjoyed playing soccer and basketball. She loved kids and was a wonderful aunt. Brianna was an employee of Comcast. She is survived by her parents Joseph R. Bell of Irwin and Cheryl (Skinner) Bell of Irwin; her sister Alahna (Mike) Bell O’Brien of Jeannette, her brothers Joseph R. (Denise) Bell III of Coal Center and Vaughn at home; her grandparents Dolores (the late Joseph) Bell and Peg (the late Herb) Skinner; her niece Ella and nephew Joseph R. IV; also numerous aunts, uncles and cousins;her close friend Marissa Raymond and her beloved Shepherd Juno.
 
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Stephanie M. (Allen) Ashley

July 13, 2017 |

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Stephanie M. (Allen) Ashley, 47, of McKees Rocks, died Sunday July 9, 2017. Daughter of Craig R. Allen Sr. and the late Linda (Jacobs) Allen; step daughter of Sarah Allen; mother of the late Amanda Ashley and Gregory Allen; sister of Jennifer Kowaleski, Craig R. Allen Jr. and Hannah Davis; also two granddaughters, aunts, uncles, nieces nephews, and cousins.
 
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Ronald A. McIntosh

July 09, 2017 |

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Ronald A. McIntosh, 65, of Hobe Sound, FL, formerly of North Versailles, died Sunday July 2, 2017. He was born June 8, 1952 in Duquesne, a son of Esther L. (McBride) McIntosh of North Versailles and the late William D. McIntosh and was also preceded in death by a brother Richard D. McIntosh. Ron was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, a retired jet engine mechanic for Pratt & Whitney and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. In addition to his mother he is survived by his brother William D. McIntosh Jr. and his wife Daryl of Avonmore and nieces and nephews.
 
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Dennis M. O’Brien

July 09, 2017 |

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Dennis M. O’Brien, 84, of North Versailles, died at home Saturday July 8, 2017. He was born August 14, 1932 in North Braddock, a son of the late Michael E. and Elizabeth M. (Yussen) O’Brien. Dennis served in the U.S. Army, then did his apprenticeship at Westinghouse Electric and retired as vice president of manufacturing and engineering, tool and die maker, with Precise Metals & Plastics, North Versailles. He also owned and operated Mold Polishing Inc. for ten years. Dennis enjoyed coaching when his children played sports and also enjoyed stained glass, gardening, and landscaping. He was an avid golfer and a member of S & A golf league. He is survived by his wife of over 56 years, Sue Ann (Gobbel) O’Brien; his children Patrick D. O’Brien of Delaware, OH, Timothy S. (Patti A.) O’Brien of Peachtree City, GA, and Kelly S. O’Brien of North Versailles; his grandchildren Shawn P. Michael P. (Tia), Casey J. ,Shane P., and Elizabeth A. O’Brien; sisters Patricia E. Davis of Verona and Noreen M. (Jack) Watkins of Upper Saint Clair; also many nieces and nephews.
 
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Lillian E. Feltes Deland

July 06, 2017 |

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Lillian E. Feltes Deland, 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017. She was born February 2, 1927 in Sutersville, a daughter of the late Adam and Martha Ferguson Feltes and was also preceded in death by her husband Michael R. Deland, a son Robert Feltes, and brothers Adam, George, John and Carl Feltes. Lillian retired from Westinghouse, Bloomfield, NJ, with over 30 years of service. She loved bingo and going to the casino and was an avid reader. She was a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irwin and a former volunteer at the Herminie Senior Center. She is survived by her sister Isabelle Acalotto and a brother Frank (Janet) Feltes both of North Huntingdon; her pet cat Inky; and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews.
 
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Robert L. “Wooze” Beiter

July 05, 2017 |

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Robert L. “Wooze” Beiter, 86, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday July 2, 2017. He was born December 27, 1930 in Paintertown, a son of the late Frank R. and Gertrude (Long) Beiter and was also preceded in death by siblings, Marie Smetak, Josephine Yurisinec, Alma “Kate” McSweney, and Frank “Gene”, John, Marion “Major”, William, and James Beiter. He was a retired brakeman for the Union Railroad and also founded Beiter Tree Service in 1951 retiring from both in 1984. He was a Navy veteran and belonged to many clubs and fraternal organizations over the years. Surviving are his companion Rita Pulling; his children Sharon (Duane) Stanoszek of North Huntingdon and Robert N. (Mary) Beiter of Irwin; his grandchildren Lisa (Mark) Jones, Jennifer (Scott) Kallenborn, Sara Stanoszek (Jose Davila), and Brad Beiter; his great grandchildren Hunter and Cristian; his siblings, Richard (Arlene) Beiter of Irwin and Almeda Brentzel of North Huntingdon; also nieces and nephews.
 
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William R. Richards

July 05, 2017 |

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William R. Richards, 101, of White Oak died Monday July 3, 2017. He was born September 6, 1915 in McKeesport, a son of the late Edward and Lena (Smearman) Richards. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Eleanor (Frencik) Richards; his brothers James, Fredrick, Daniel, and Edward Richards. Bill is a U.S. Merchant Marine veteran that served during WWII. He is a retired employee of Bevan Construction, East McKeesport and a longtime member of the American Legion Post 701, White Oak. He is survived by his children Donna (Donald) Johnson and Nancy (Ron) Crossett all of North Huntingdon; grandchildren James (Vicki) Crossett, Robert (Kristine) Crossett, Daniel (Lacie) Crossett, Neil (Wendy) Johnson, and Eric (Amy) Johnson; great grandchildren Cory, Brady, Karlie, and Tanner Johnson, Nicholas Crossett, Jacob and Josh Gelzheizer; and nieces and nephews.
 
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Ruth (Morrison) Alexander

July 05, 2017 |

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Ruth (Morrison) Alexander, 96, of Ocean View, DE, formerly of North Versailles, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday July 1, 2017. She was born June 9, 1921 in Wilmerding, a daughter of the late Earl and Lillian (Davenport) Morrison and was also preceded in death by her husband of over 47 years James Alexander and brothers Harry, Earl, Richard, and George Morrison. She is survived by her children William (Katherine) Alexander of Greensburg and Janis (Alan) Greijack of Ocean View, DE; her grandchildren William (Kelly) Alexander, Shannon (Jason) Mathews, and Michael Greijack; her great grandchildren James and Julia Alexander, Jacobi, Malachi, and Jonas Matthews, Brayden Greijack, and Avery Burkhart; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Eileen E. (Carpenter) Wiltrek

June 28, 2017 |

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Eileen E. (Carpenter) Wiltrek, age 61, of North Huntingdon, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017. She was born April 9, 1956 in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late John and Eva (Hossler) Carpenter. She was a member of the Norwin Christian Church in North Huntingdon, and had a deep passion for helping children in need. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband David Wiltrek; daughter Kimberly E. Grande; and brother Harvey Rhoades. She is survived by her children John D. Wiltrek of North Irwin and Carole M. Wiltrek of North Huntingdon; Son-in-law Joseph Grande of Farrell; grandchildren Jenna Wiltrek, David Grande, Sara Wiltrek and Alyssa Wiltrek; sister Gloria (William) Cuthbert of Philadelphia; nieces Dawn Kohn and Karen C. (Kevin) Lochel; and nephews William D. Cuthbert and Jason Wiltrek.
 
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Helen Samuels

June 23, 2017 |

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Helen Samuels, 89, a resident of Golden Heights, Irwin, died there Monday June 19, 2017. She was born July 13, 1927 in Dundee, Scotland, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Gorie) Scott and was also preceded in death by her husband Henri George Samuels, a granddaughter Kari Samuels, and seven siblings. Helen was a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irwin, and a former barmaid at the Irwin Eagles. She is survived by her children Nilda (Jim) Sethman of FL, George (Karen) Samuels of North Huntingdon, Jacqueline Samuels of FL, John (Denise) Samuels of Cranberry Township, and AnnMarie (Carl) Johnson of FL; her grandchildren Michael (Cindy) Low, Jacqueline Low Tieuli, Sean (Lena) Samuels, Jennifer (Jamie) Zona, Gina (Anthony) Delano, Jesse Samuels, Matthew Johnson, and David Johnson; seven great-grandchildren; siblings Jim (Janet) Scott of Canada and Kathleen Smith and Ann Berg both of Dundee, Scotland; also many nieces and nephews.
 
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Clifford Joseph Smith

June 21, 2017 |

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Clifford Joseph Smith, age 89, of Irwin passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born March 9, 1927 in Valencia, the son of the late Joseph A. and Emma (Hughes) Smith. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Irwin. He was an Army veteran that went on to be an Electric Motor Technician for 18 years at American Laundry Machinery Industries.
 
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Charles “Chuck” Cortese

June 21, 2017 |

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Charles “Chuck” Cortese, 86, of North Huntingdon died Sunday June 18, 2017. He was born April 20, 1931 in Adamsburg, a son of the late John and Josephine (Ross) Cortese. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Gail E. (Butler) Cortese; a son Shawn P. Murphy; brothers Matthew, Donald, Samual, Phillip, and John. Chuck attended Adamsburg elementary school and Norwin High School where he excelled at football. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran that served as an aerial gunner on a B-36 bomber during the Korean Conflict.
 
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