Rosemary P. Axmacher

June 28, 2017 |

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Rosemary P. Axmacher, age 68 of McKeesport, died June 28, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born September 8, 1948 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John, Sr. and Betty Louise (Bartko) Pintye. Rose was an employee for McKeesport Hospital where she worked as a kitchen aid for 30 years. She is survived by her brother, John (Phyllis Daniels) Pintye of McKeesport; aunt, Beverly Prokop of McKeesport; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her uncle, George and aunts, Betty and Elizabeth. Services will be private and are entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

 

Rita Ranelli

June 27, 2017 |

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Rita (Hirosky) Ranelli died May 28 in her home in Acme, PA.

 
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Alice M. Dean

June 26, 2017 |

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Alice M. Dean, age 74, of McKeesport, died June 24, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport. Born July 27, 1942, in Port Vue, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Antonia (Adams) Sedlmayer and the wife of the late Alfred R. Dean. Alice dedicated her life to caring for her family. She is survived by her children; Richard (Charlene) Dean of McKeesport, Carol “Sissy” (William) Kengle of North Huntingdon, David (Kelly) Dean of Port Vue and Brian Dean of McKeesport; grandchildren, Emily, Samantha, Julia, Melissa, Michelle, Shelby, Krystal, Justin and Parker; great grandchildren, Dru, Spencer, Amelia, Nicholie, Benjamin, Isabelle, Eli, Ella, Arianna, Peyton and Liam; Brother, Frank A. (Cheryl) Sedlmayer of Versailles Borough; many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Glen Irvin officiating. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
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Grace Marie Gesing Ernst

June 16, 2017 |

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Grace Marie Gesing Ernst, age 77 of McKeesport, formerly of Oil City, died June 16, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born February 11, 1940 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Reginald and Mary (Savage) Tamblyn. Grace spent her time as a hairdresser in both McKeesport and Oil City, and was a florist at Giant Eagle Kennywood. She was a faithful and long-time member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park. She is survived by her son, Thomas (Sharon) Riley; grandson, David (Christi); two great-grandchildren, McKenzie and Finnagan; sisters, Mary Lou Savage and Joann (Jim) Phillips; nieces and nephews, Deborah and Jason Kuntz, Michelle (Gregg) Bendel, Amy Jo (Bob) Edkins, and Robert (Stephanie) Phillips; great-nieces and nephews, Shawn Deverse, Cody Shotwell, Hannah Bendel, Olivia Edkins, Gavin Edkins, Zachary Phillips, and Ella Phillips; and Rubi Garcia Choque who Grace lovingly sponsored through the church. She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Edward; and brother, Reginald Tamblyn. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 12 Noon at St. Patrick Church, Christy Park. Father Vincent Velas will officiate. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

Sharilyn "Shari" E. Lang

June 15, 2017 |

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Sharilyn "Shari" E. Lang, age 64 of Port Vue, died June 14, 2017 at her home. Born February 9, 1953 in Manchester, England, she was the daughter of the late William and Eunice (Warrender) Woodworth, and loving wife of Duane Lang for 44 years. Shari was a faithful member of the Anglican Church of the Transfiguration in Elizabeth Township and enjoyed dedicating her time to the church and her church family. In her earlier years she worked for Home Interiors and later went on to work for the family business as the office manager and notary for Hadad Motor Sales. Shari was also highly active in various PTA's. In her free time, she loved to go on camping trips with Duane and her family, and her amazing cooking for her family and events they attended will be missed by many. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Sharina (Larry) Kohlhoff of North Versailles; grandchildren, Racheal, Crystal, Lauren, and Katelyn Kohlhoff; siblings, Renae (Larry) Moore of St. Louis, MO, William "Woody" (Janie) Woodworth of McKeesport, and Timothy (Jessica) Woodworth of St. Louis, MO; brothers-in-law, John (Sharon) Lang and Chuck Hadad; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Brian and David Woodworth. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 1-4 and 6 p.m. until time of funeral service at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Chuck Schaller will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Pennsylvania PTA, 4804 Derry St., Harrisburg, PA 17111. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

 

Sharon Lee Cassin

June 12, 2017 |

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Sharon Lee Cassin, age 70 of McKeesport, died June 8, 2017 at her home.

 
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Lillian Morris

June 08, 2017 |

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Lillian Morris, age 80 of McKeesport, formerly of Uniontown, died June 7, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born July 6, 1936 in Uniontown, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Marie Hoffer, and loving wife of the late Donald A. Morris. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Dolores Shaver of Uniontown and many other loving in-laws. Private entombment will be at Sylvan Heights Cemetery in Uniontown. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

 

Dorothy B. Reed

June 07, 2017 |

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Dorothy B. Reed, age 88 of The Palms at O’Neil, formerly of Port Vue, died June 6, 2017. Born October 6, 1928 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Louis D. and Margaret (Griffin) Breitinger, and loving wife of the late Allen Reed. Dorothy was a graduate of Clairton   High School, and later went on to receive her degree from Robert Morris College. She began her career in the financial and accounting industry, working for G.C. Murphy Home Office in McKeesport, Cox’s in McKeesport, and later worked for Mr. Michael Miklos. She was a long time member of the Port Vue United Methodist Church, the Port Vue Women’s Club, and the Order of the Eastern Star. In her free time, she loved going to the library and reading novels. Her greatest joy was the time spent with her husband traveling the world on cruise ships. She is survived by her two sons, Garry Reed and Craig Reed, both of Port Vue. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her faithful dog, Cookie. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Jody Dausey will officiate. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Port Vue United Methodist Church, 1565 Washington Blvd., Port Vue, PA 15133. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.

 

Debora R. Donovan

June 06, 2017 |

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Debora R. Donovan, age 62 of Pittsburgh, died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Family Hospice and Palliative Care in Mt. Lebanon. Born May 24, 1955 in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of the late A. Donald and Sonia Mae (Bronder) Rindfuss. Debora was a graduate of Johnson and Wales Culinary Arts, and held a Masters of Journalism from Point Park University. She is survived by her sister, Pamela Whitehead of Bay Area, CA; her brother, Donald and wife Abigail Rindfuss of Lebanon, PA; and many loving nieces and nephews. Services will be private and are entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

Arlene Marie Dellapenna

June 04, 2017 |

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Arlene Marie Dellapenna, age 71, of McKeesport, died June 2, 2017 at home with her family by her side.  Born November 21, 1945, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Norma (Schweikert) Angotti and the wife of the late Richard Dellapenna, for over 47 years of marriage. Arlene was a retired school crossing guard with the McKeesport Area School District, and she was also a beautician in her early years. She was a great cook and truly enjoyed working with her husband Richard selling ice cream, as they were the owners of Dell’s Dessert Hut. You could find the two of them working together at Renzie Park and each year at International Village. She was a member of the former Riverview Baptist Church and more recently was a member of the Word of Life Church in Greensburg. Arlene dedicated her life to caring for her family and she adored her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Geneine (Louis) Dellapenna – Garancsi and Richard J. (Amy) Dellapenna both of Mckeesport; grandchildren, Jonathan, Nicole and Cody; great granddaughter, Arabella Marie Dellapenna; siblings, Jonette (Robert) Edkins of Pleasant Hills and Jerry (Nancy) Angotti of Clairton; many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Alan Gross officiating. Burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park.

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Mary Lou Strager

June 03, 2017 |

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Mary Lou Strager, age 81, of White Oak, formerly of Liberty Borough, died on June 1, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

 
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Benjamin John Boswell

June 01, 2017 |

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Benjamin John Boswell, age 62 of Port Vue, died May 30, 2017 at West Penn Hospital.

 
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Thomas A. Feltz

May 30, 2017 |

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Thomas A. Feltz, age 67, of West Mifflin, died May 28, 2017, at his home. Born November 18, 1949, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Stephen and Helen (Wargovich) Feltz and the husband of Sandra (Gabris) Feltz, on May 21, 2017, they celebrated 40 years of marriage.
Tom was retired from the Social Security Administration, where he worked as a claims representative. He was a member of Corpus Christi Church. Tom was also a US Army veteran. He enjoyed caring for his fish aquariums and his kitty cats. He especially enjoyed trips to Disney World with his loving wife. Tom was always there to lend an ear or a hand.
In addition to his wife, tom is survived by siblings, Gloria Melinchak of White oak and Patricia Vasko of North Versailles; niece, Michele (Jon) Dobrinski of Irwin; great niece and nephew, Jared and Macie Dobrinski; mother-in-law, Dorothy Ivan of White Oak; father-in-law, August Gabris of Duquesne; many cousins and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Paul Vasko.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, June 1, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be celebrated Friday, June 2, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. Fr. Matthew Elanjileth will officiate. Committal will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held at Corpus Christi Church at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center, 6620 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
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Naomi Elizabeth Karr Clutter

May 29, 2017 |

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Naomi Elizabeth Karr Clutter, age 89, of Clairton, died May 28, 2017, at home. Born August 8, 1927, in Herminie, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Mary (Rosensteel) Mellinger and the wife of the late Francis Clutter.
Naomi dedicated her life to caring for her family. She was a kind hearted soul and was loved by all. Naomi was truly the matriarch of the family and will always be remembered for her caring nature. She was best known as “Gram,” to everyone that knew her. She was a member of the former Christian Missionary Alliance, in Herminie and Clairton.
Naomi is survived by children, Dorcas “Dee” Smith of Clairton, John W. (Starlene) Karr of Richmond, VA and James R. Clutter of Clairton; granddaughter, Amy Menanno; great grandchildren, Mariah and Nolan; sisters, Hazel Proctor and Darlene Kunkle both of Irwin; brother-in-law, Russell (Joni) Karr of Evanstown; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Philip) Comini of Herminie; also many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and second husband, she was also preceded in death by first husband, Walter Karr; daughters, Cheryl, Mary Katherine and Brenda; siblings, Donna, Howard (Alice), Arthur (Isabelle) and Ethel (Richard).
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Cremation Services on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A service will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Noon, in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Jody Dausey will officiate. Burial will follow in Westmoreland Memorial Park.
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Linda Lee Roberts

May 28, 2017 |

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Linda Lee Roberts, age 70, of Glassport, died May 26, 2017, at home with her loving family by her side. Born March 26, 1947, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Robert Saunier and Edna Hogle and the wife of Don Roberts. Linda retired from South Western Medical Center, where she was a billing and registration secretary with over 20 years of service. She was a member of the Glassport United Methodist Church. She looked forward to socializing at the VFW in Clairton on Friday nights, followed by dinner with Don. Linda and Don were truly inseparable.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by children, Lisa (Greg) Ploskina of Glassport, Roman Nowicki of San Diego, CA and Donny Roberts of Glassport; grandson, Jordan Ploskina of Glassport; siblings, Bob (Patricia) Saunier of White Hall, Joy Hogle, Nancy Eisel both of Mt. Washington, Will Hogle of Pittsburgh and John (Gloria) Hogle of Pittsburgh.
She was also preceded in death by siblings, Maryann Finch and Henry Hogle.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. A service will be held Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.
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