Loren B. Steele

February 22, 2017 |

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Loren B. Steele, 21, of Westmoreland City, died Monday February 20, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born June 18, 1995 in Pittsburgh, the beloved son of Cindy (Brennan) Steele of Westmoreland City and Norbert W. Steele III and his wife Kerry of South Carolina. Loren and was an employee of Keystone Collections, Irwin and was an avid gamer and dog lover. He was an extremely loyal friend and everyone will miss his dry sense of humor. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Cornelius and Joan Brennan and Norbert W. Steele II. He is survived by his siblings, Norbert W. Steele IV, Jackson Raimondo, Madeleine Raimondo, and Helen Steele; his grandmother Carol Steele; also aunts, uncles, and cousins.
 
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Adelaide P. (Patterson) Menham

February 22, 2017 |

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Adelaide P. (Patterson) Menham, age 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017. She was born January 7, 1924 in Swissvale, a daughter of the late Frank B. and Viola (Grove) Patterson. She was a long time member of the United Methodist Church in Swissvale. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Menham; sisters Betty Baggerly and Mildred Lambirth; and brother William Patterson. She is survived by her niece Katherine Dryburgh. Services were private.
 
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Helen M. Skweres

February 20, 2017 |

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Helen M. Skweres, 91, of Elizabeth Township, formerly of East McKeesport, died Saturday February 18, at home. She was born February 14, 1926 in Braddock a daughter of the late Albert and Caroline Kutka Konieczny and was also preceded in death by her husband Andrew E. Skweres and sisters Jane Iskat and Dolores “Dolly” Lenart. She is survived by her daughter Judy Walter and her husband John of Elizabeth; grandsons John and Jason Walter; sisters Mary Ondish of Murrysville and Virginia (Norm) Tamiewitz of Harrison City; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Jean L. Florek

February 20, 2017 |

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Jean L. Florek, 73, of Irwin, died Sunday February 19, 2017 at home. She was born September 23, 1943 in Penn, a daughter of the late Thomas and Bertha (Beers) Garlow. She was a retired certified nursing assistant for Golden Living Center, Murrysville. She is loved and will be greatly missed by her husband George Florek; her children Lisa (Ron) Angel of Glenshaw, Tammy (Tom) Sullivan of North Huntingdon, and Rob (Romi) Swank of Greensburg; her grandchildren Lauren and Elizabeth Angel, Samantha and Andrew Sullivan, Nicole (Jon) Kwaczala, and James Harbulak; her great granddaughter Cassy Kwaczala; her sisters Judy Harrity of Latrobe and Deborah (Keith) Bruggeman of Level Green; also loved by numerous nieces and nephews.
 
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Robert E. Smith

February 16, 2017 |

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Robert E. Smith, age 89, of Irwin, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. He was born July 1, 1927 in Wilmerding, a son of the late Clarence C. and Verna (Stormer) Smith. He was a long time member of the West Hempfield Presbyterian Church where he participated in their dart ball competitions. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and had the honor of guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. He retired from truck driving for Clean Textile Systems in Lawrenceville and enjoyed hunting and golf. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Glendon Smith. He is survived by his wife of over 66 years Pauline C. (Cline) Smith; children Karen L. (John) Reed of Irwin, Beverly Ann (Joseph) Patton of Derry and Paul R. Smith of Irwin; grandchildren Nicole (Drew) Reckhart, Jennifer (Matthew) Stephens, Matt Reed (fiancé Danielle) and Renee Root; 10 great grandchildren; and sister Dorothy Thomas of Tiffen, Ohio.
 
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Eleanor (Altman) Daily

February 13, 2017 |

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Eleanor (Altman) Daily, 94, of Hunker, died February 10, 2017 at home. She was born September 19, 1922 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Samuel Edward and Hazel (Hawk) Altman and was also preceded in death by her husband Arthur Douglas Daily, a son in law George McKeta, and siblings James Altman, Clara Gardner, and Frank Altman. She was a member of Middle Presbyterian Church, Mount Pleasant. She is survived by her children Linda Fern (John) Benford of Washington, Arthur W. (Paula) Daily of Greensburg, Judith E. McKeta and Esther L. (John) Blizman both of Hunker; grandchildren Evelyn (Greg) Kover, John (Reanna) Benford, Stewart (Jenna) Benford, Barbara (Ed) Henderson, Nicole (Carl) Collins, Sarah (Kirk) Salopek, John A. (Jen) Blizman, and Adam J. (Anna) Blizman; great grandchildren Ashley, Alex, Adam, John, Oscar, Sophia, Caroline, Revel, Isaak, Tanner, Gavin, Zachary, Sydney, Adam, and Avery; a sister Emma Dunmire of Apollo; also numerous nieces and nephews.
 
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Elaine (West) Shirey

February 13, 2017 |

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Elaine (West) Shirey, 78, of North Huntingdon, peacefully went to meet her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 11. She spent the last weeks of her life in her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born in her home on December 13, 1938 in Dayton, Pa, a loving daughter of the late Harold and Alverda (Schrecengost) West. A devoted follower of Christ, Elaine shared her God-given gifts of love and music in every area of her life. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church in Harrison City where she sang in the choir, one of the many choirs in which she sang throughout her life.
 
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William R. “Bill” Matta

February 01, 2017 |

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William R. “Bill” Matta, 89 of McKeesport died at home Monday January 30, 2017. He was born July 7, 1927 in McKeesport, a son of the late Michael and Katherine Oakley Matta and was also preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy Veronick Matta and a brother Joseph Matta. Bill was a Navy veteran and was a foreman for USX Maintenance Division for over thirty years. Bill loved his family, enjoyed fishing, and will be missed by his cats, Wilber, Chick, and Matty. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl and their daughter Samantha; his children with his first wife, Debbie Simonetta and her husband James of Irwin and William R. Matta Jr. and his wife Susan of Elizabeth City, North Carolina; his granddaughter, Carly Simonetta; his great granddaughter, Isabella Kettering; and a sister, Patricia Kiss of McKeesport. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 308 Second St., Irwin, with Father John Moineau, officiating. Those attending the Mass please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles.


 

Cecelia F. “Sue” Weiss

January 29, 2017 |

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Cecelia F. “Sue” Weiss, 77, of Irwin, died Thursday January 26, 2017, at home. She was born October 4, 1939 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Agnes Andrezejczak and was also preceded in death by her husband Manny L. Weiss and sisters Dorothy Meyers and Anadella Zoytash. She enjoyed cooking and loved to watch cooking shows and was an avid reader.
 
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Larry C. Carlson

January 29, 2017 |

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Larry C. Carlson, 62 of North Huntingdon, died Thursday January 27, 2017, at home. He was born June 29, 1954 in Greensburg, a son of Thelma Lou Carlson Kifer of North Huntingdon and the late Charles L. Carlson. Larry was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 1972 and attended Penn State University. He was the owner of Carlson Electric for many years. Most recently he was a certified electrical inspector for Building Inspection Underwriters of PA.
 
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Sandra L. Simpson

January 26, 2017 |

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Sandra L. Simpson, 69, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday January 24, 2017. She was born April 10, 1947 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late William Jesse and Julia E. (Puspoki) Simpson. She was a graduate of Norwin High School and Clarion University and was a retired elementary teacher for the Norwin School District. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin, and a member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association.
 
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Mary E. (Gillis) Gaffney

January 26, 2017 |

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Mary E. (Gillis) Gaffney, age 82, of North Versailles, passed away at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. She retired as a registered nurse from McKeesport Hospital after 29 years, and was a long time member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 43 years John P. Gaffney, parents Robert and Christina Gillis, brother John Gillis, and sisters Patricia Gillis and Christina Kennedy.
 
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June Goss Richardson

January 24, 2017 |

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June Goss Richardson, 91, of North Versailles, died Sunday January 22, 2017. An Elder of Linway U.P. Church, she was a volunteer for Meals On Wheels for 40 years and a member of AARP Ch. 2580 and the North Versailles Senior Citizens. She had a loving and adventurous spirit. She is the wife of the late William J. Richardson and companion of the late Chuck Carothers; mother of Linda (Jerome) Lowe, Janis (William) Seitz, Jill (Paul) Allan, and Jim (Carmen) Richardson; grandmother of Jerry (Melissa) Lowe Jr., Jamie (Ed) Kraus, Eric Seitz, and Nathan (Britni) Allan; great grandmother of Brianna, Lexi, and Jordis Kraus, Siena and Keisel Allan, and J.T. Lowe; sister of Norma (Kenneth) George and the late Patricia Varsafsky.
 
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Robert E. O’Leary Sr.

January 19, 2017 |

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Robert E. O’Leary Sr., age 93, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017. He was born in Swissvale, a son of the late Daniel and Helen (Dumigan) O’Leary. He was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in East McKeesport. Robert was an Army Air Corp Veteran of World War II who went on to be a Master Plumber for over 40 years. He was a member of the Plumbers Local #27, Green Valley VFW and the American Legion in White Oak.
 
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Flora E. Waugaman

January 18, 2017 |

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Flora E. Waugaman, 100, peacefully on January 15, 2017. Daughter of the late Frank and Bertha Berlin Waugaman; aunt of Richard Owens (Karla), Rodney Croyle (Becky), Gregory Croyle (Debbie), Shaun Croyle, and Judy Stoves (Dave); sister of the late Sarah Owens, Eleanor Waugaman, and Franklin Waugaman. Flora was a 1935 graduate of Norwin High School and retired from Brinks Armored Transport. She was a lifelong resident of Irwin and a member of First United Church of Christ, Irwin.
 
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