Lana Jean Maldonado Lloyd

July 24, 2017 |

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Lana Jean Maldonado LLoyd, age 75, of McKeesport, died July 22, 2017, at Riverside Nursing Center. Born June 4, 1942, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Hilda (Daugherty) Pack and the wife of the late Kenneth E. Lloyd and she is survived by her first husband, Thomas David Maldonado, Sr., Lana was retired from the Central Blood Bank, located in Pittsburgh. She also worked as an in home care giver throughout her life. She received an Associates Degree, from the Duff's Business Institute, where she studied to become a medical assistant. She enjoyed picnics, visiting parks, watching movies, music and dancing. Lana's true love was spending time with her family. In addition to her first husband Thomas, she is survived by sons, Albert (Lori Jean) Maldonado of Monongahela and Thomas David (Melissa) Maldonado of Valparaiso, IN; grandchildren, Sommer and Kyra Maldonado and Hailey Hapchuck; also nieces and nephews, Scott and Audra Wisser, Lanny and James Pack and Terry (Tom) Pack Price. In addition to her parents and husband, Lana was preceded in death by her siblings, Karen Wisser, Sally and Patty Pack and James Pack.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 until the time of service at 8 p.m., in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Charles Owston will officiate.
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James A. DiBattista, Sr.

July 18, 2017 |

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James A. DiBattista, Sr., age 72 of North Huntingdon, formerly of McKeesport, died July 17, 2017 at Allegheny General Hospital. Born January 28, 1945 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Dominic and Connie (DiMucci) DiBattista, and loving husband of Kerry (Hitchens) DiBattista. James was a graduate of McKeesport High School and later went on to work and retire from General Electric as a winder. He was also an active member of the Port Vue United Methodist Church. His greatest joy was the time spent with his grandchildren. He loved attending all of their games and events and was truly the best Pap in the world. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, James A. (Cami) DiBattista, Jr. of North Huntingdon, William J. DiBattista of Pittsburgh, Tisa (Michael) Giunta of Pittsburgh, Amber (Shane) Lawson of Port Vue and Jenna (Raymond) Whitney of Liberty Borough; grandchildren, Olivia DiBattista, Spencer Lawson, Kennedy Lawson, Maria Giunta, Nicholas Giunta and John Giunta; sister, Donna (Jack) Steiner of North Huntingdon; nieces, Dena (Richard) Ciccarelli and Jayme (William) King; also great-nieces and great-nephews. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Port Vue United Methodist Church, 1565 Washington Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15133. (Everyone please meet at church) Burial will follow at Round Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Port Vue United Methodist Church. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

George Branick, Jr.

July 18, 2017 |

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George Branick, Jr., age 87, of Tenth Ward, died July 15, 2017, at home. Born August 18, 1929, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late George and Anna (Kanca) Branick and the husband of the late Elizabeth (Sesek) Branick. George retired from US Steel, where he was a machinist. He was a US Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the Port Vue American Legion Post #447. He was a volunteer at John J. Kane Regional Center, in McKeesport, for over 25 years. George enjoyed fishing and loved his pets.
He is survived by a nephew, Edward (Rebecca) Jones of Port Vue; nieces, Sandra Garman of Arizona and Bernie Jones of McKeesport; 5 great nieces; great great nieces.

 
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Margaret A. Clapie

July 16, 2017 |

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Margaret A. Clapie, age 81, of White Oak, died July 15, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport. Born August 10, 1935, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Don E. and Annie (Dickson) Clapie.
Margaret retired from the Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health Service Mhmr. She also worked for the G.C. Murphy Co. home office, in her early years. She was a member of the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Margaret was also a member of SMERFS, which was formed from the former G.C. Murphy Co. employees. Margaret’s true love was enjoying the time she spent with her family.
She is survived by her sister, Edna (Samuel) Reitz of White Oak; nephew; Samuel (Darlene) Reitz, Jr., of North Huntingdon , niece, Cheri (Nickolas) Ionadi of Elizabeth Twp.; nephew, William R. “Rick” Clapie of Sharpsville; great nieces and great nephews, Nicole and Caitlin Ionadi, Ashley (Harrison) Hamill and Samuel Reitz, III, Julia Clapie and Ashley Clapie. In addition to her parents, Margaret was also preceded in death by a brother, William Clapie. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow in the Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions are suggested to Family Hospice Development Dept., 50 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.
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Dolores M. Husok

July 10, 2017 |

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Dolores M. Husok, 88, of McKeesport, PA, passed away at Royalton Manor on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

 
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Cheryl D. Hanko

July 07, 2017 |

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Cheryl D. Hanko, age 59, of White Oak, died July 5, 2017, at Family Hospice in Elizabeth. Born June 27, 1958, she was the daughter of John and Shirley (Flading) Hanko.
Cheryl was a faithful member of St. Angela Merici Church and presented the gifts at Mass. She loved to travel and visited much of the United States and Mexico. She enjoyed airplane rides, word puzzles and especially dancing. A member of MYARC, she bowled on MYARC’s Bowling League. Cheryl had great determination; she was a fine swimmer, successful in her 30 year employment at Mon-Yough Community Services and a 1979 graduate of McKeesport’s Special Education Program. Most of all, her life brought joy to her parents, and her pretty smile will be remembered by all those whose lives she touched.

 
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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.
Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

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