Frances Spivak

October 19, 2017 |

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Frances Spivak, age 99 of Monroeville and formerly of North Braddock, died October 18, 2017 at Manor Care of Monroeville.  She was beloved wife of the late Peter Spivak.

 
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Alexander "Al" Damianos

October 03, 2017 |

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Alexander "Al" Damianos, age 97 of West Mifflin, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Born September 24, 1920 in Glassport, he was the son of the late Tsambikos "Jim" and Melanie (Barboteau) Damianos, and loving husband of the late Elizabeth (Heckman) Damianos. 

 
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Patricia J. Sawyer

October 03, 2017 |

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Patricia J. Sawyer, age 81, of Wilmerding, died September 26, 2017, at South Western Nursing Home. Born November 24, 1935, in Wilmerding, she was the wife of the late Thomas Sawyer. Patricia dedicated her life to caring for her son and husband. She had a passion for music and truly loved Elvis Presley. Patricia is survived by her son, Thomas Sawyer; and dear friend, Louise C. Atkins. A graveside memorial service will be held on October 11, 2017, 10 a.m., at the Richland Cemetery. Father Matthew Elanjileth will officiate. Inurnment will follow. Arrangements were entrusted to the Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.
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Lucy Norgren

October 02, 2017 |

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Lucy Norgren, age 84, of McKeesport, died October 1, 2017, at John J. Kane Regional Center. Born October 26, 1932, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Ignacio and Gregoria (Centino) Mosqueda and the former wife of the late Charles M. Norgren, Sr.

 
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Edward A. “Moe” Kane

October 01, 2017 |

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Edward A. “Moe” Kane, age 84 of Dravosburg, died October 1, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born May 20, 1933 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Edward P. and Lula “Lucy” (Rodman) Kane. Edward honorably served in the US Army during the Korean War. Following his military service, he began working for the Union Railroad Transportation Division having retired after 35 years of dedicated service. He faithfully attended Holy Spirit Catholic Church in West Mifflin and was a past Eucharist Minister at St. Martin de Porres. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree #955 and also American Legion Post 361. He is survived by his special niece, Mary Ann Kane of McKeesport; and many other loving nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, James E. P. Kane and Henry F. Kane; and sisters, Rita C. Gilligan and Sara Rodman. There will be no viewing per Ed’s wishes, however family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 10-10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Father Patrick C. Barkey will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com


 

Virginia E. Carter

September 25, 2017 |

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Virginia E. Carter, age 78, of Liberty Borough, died Sept. 25, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

 
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Kamilah "MeME" Lanelle Nichols

September 25, 2017 |

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Kamilah (“MeMe”) Lanelle Nichols, 37, of McKeesport, PA, departed this life on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

 
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Donald M. Lotz, Sr.

September 16, 2017 |

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Donald M. Lotz, Sr., age 86, of Mt. Lebanon, formerly of Irwin, died Sept. 14, 2017, at his home.  Born Nov. 23, 1930, in Christy Park, he was the son of the late Herman M. and Martha J. (Bildhauser) Lotz and the husband of the late Cheryl L. (Lasica) Lotz.

 
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Marilyn Rotharmel

September 12, 2017 |

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Marilyn Rotharmel, age 52 of McKeesport, died September 9, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born October 2, 1964 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Barbara (Hall) Bova and the late Charles Mossburg, step-daughter of the late Frank J. Bova, and loving wife of Brian Rotharmel.

 
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Edward James Maloney

September 12, 2017 |

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Edward James Maloney, age 89 of McKeesport, died September 9, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. Born November 26, 1927 in Homestead, he was the son of the late Edward James and May (Sibley) Maloney, and loving husband of Lois Jean (Gilda) Maloney for 59 years. Edward honorably served in the US Army 88th Infantry Division during WWII. Following his military service, he worked for Firth Sterling Mill in McKeesport and later went to work for the City of McKeesport for their maintenance department. Ed was also a talented painter, devoting his time to painting houses and working on roofing jobs. He was a member of the AMVETS and American Legion. In his free time, he enjoyed drawing and sketching, however his biggest passion was spending time with his daughter and grandchildren. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl (Tony) Sherlock-Fonzi of McKeesport; grandchildren, Patrick (Laura) Sherlock, Crystal Sherlock, Anthony Fonzi and Darius Fonzi; great-grandchildren, Tyson and Emmit Sherlock; brother, William Maloney; brothers-in-law, Gene Dandrea and Lavino Dandrea; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Maloney; sister, May Maloney; and nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. with a Blessing Service at 5 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with continued visitation until 7 p.m. Deacon Stephen C. Pikula will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the family. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

Diane L. Saban

September 11, 2017 |

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Diane L. Saban, age 62 of McKeesport, formerly of Brookline, died September 11, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport.

 
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Kenneth Banner

September 08, 2017 |

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Kenneth Banner, age 69 of McKeesport, formerly of Pittsburgh, died September 7, 2017 at his home. Born March 24, 1948 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Wilbur Allen and Janet (Kenny) Nicholson. Ken devoted his time working as a McKeesport professional drug counselor at First Step Recovery for many years. After retirement, Ken started his own recovery program called Resources Unlimited where he dedicated his life to helping others overcome. He spent hours volunteering for the AARP Hunger Services Food Bank in Wilkinsburg continuing his ministry to help others. He is survived by his children, Renee Clark-Smith and Chris Sowell; brothers, Clifford Nicholson and Donald Nicholson; sister, Valerie Williams; and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, 321 Kittanning Pike, Sharpsburg, PA 15215. (Please meet at the cemetery) In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to AARP Food Bank Foundation, PO Box 93207, Long Beach, CA 90809. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

 

Earl H. Bernath

September 03, 2017 |

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Earl H. Bernath, age 71 of Glassport, formerly of West Mifflin, died September 1, 2017 at AHN Jefferson Hospital. Born November 8, 1945 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Earl H. and Zella I. (Paxon) Bernath, and loving husband of Elby (Orbin) Bernath for 50 years. Earl worked for US Steel National Tube Works for many years where he ran the overhead cranes and also worked in the rolling pits. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and especially loved spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Linda Bernath of Glassport, Tina Bernath of Glassport, and Earl (Cary) Bernath of Port Vue; grandchildren, Timmy Tatters of Glassport, Destiny (Zach) Tatters of Elizabeth, and Bailee Bernath of Port Vue; great-grandchildren, Gabbie Bryne and Joseph Delancey; siblings, Linda Savage of McKeesport, Jeannie Garish of Irwin, Beverly Birr of McKeesport, Kathy Luera of White Oak, Clarence Moffitt of Meadville, and Charles Bernath of McKeesport; also many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Donna Ehrhardt, Edna Oatman, and James Moffitt. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the family. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

Pearl Pavelko

August 30, 2017 |

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Pearl Pavelko, 90 of Liberty Borough, died August 28, 2017 at St. Clair Hospital.  Born June 2, 1927 in Duquesne, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Barbara Greso and wife of the late Joseph Pavelko.

 
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Albert A. Mayer

August 28, 2017 |

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Albert A. Mayer, age 88, of McKeesport, died Aug. 25, 2017, at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville.  Born Dec. 6, 1928, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Albert E. and Rose Mary (Rice) Mayer.

 
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