Billie Jo Richel

December 11, 2017 |

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BILLIE JO RICHEL, 34 of Glassport, born Jan. 28, 1983 and passed away Dec. 9, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late Robert  and Rose (Danielson) Richel, Sr.  She is survived by her children Mark and Brianna of Port Vue; siblings Bobbi Jo (Mark) Richel of Glassport, Leroy Richel of Port Vue, twin sister Betty Jo Richel of Glassport, Jody (Bob) Upperman of Port Vue, Tina (Keith) Richel of North Huntingdon, Sissy (Steve) Nehila of Port Vue and Robert (Jen) Richel, Jr. of Port Vue; also many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.  In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 640 Vermont Ave., Glassport Pa 15045.

 

Bernard Tison

December 11, 2017 |

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Bernard “Duddy” Tison of McKeesport, PA passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017.  He was born in Glassport, PA on July 23, 1927 the son of the late Anthony and Susan Ferjanc Tison.  He was predeceased in death by wife Patricia Norberg Tison and sisters—Sister Elvira (Clara), Irene Gaydos, Mary Koltisa and Agnes Moranelli; brothers—Frank, Dominic, Joseph, Aloysius and Vincent and granddaughter Carrie Ann Gross.  He is survived by daughters Pattie (Charles) Gross and Sandra Tison, grandsons Charles (Denise) Gross, Michael (Kara) Gross and Scott Gross and 3 great grandchildren, stepchildren Keith (Anita) Daugherty, Debra Oskin (deceased), Kenneth Daugherty, stepgrandchildren Joshua (Alyssa) Oskin, Jonathan (Christa) Oskin), Shawn (Jessica) Daugherty, Kurt Daugherty and Brad Daugherty, Kristopher (Shannon) Daugherty and Kevin Daugherty along with 8 step great grandchildren and also numerous nieces and nephews.  He was retired from the Copperweld Corp. with 35 years of service and Gateway & Hydro Flush Exterminating Co.  He was a naval veteran and a member of the Dravosburg American Legion Post 380 and the Happy Go Lucky Square Dance Club.  Family and Friends will be received at Wojciechowski Funeral Home in Glassport on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8.  Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Queen of the Angels Church in Glassport.  Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Port Vue.

 

John G. "Jack" "Papa" Gardner

December 08, 2017 |

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JOHN G. “JACK” “PAPA“ GARDNER, 79, of Glassport, died Dec. 7, 2017. 

He is the son of the late Robert and Elsie (Foreman) Gardner.  He is survived by his beloved wife Patricia (Hysmith) Gardner; children Deborah Coban, Lawrence (Ladonna) Gardner, Tracey (Richard) Costa and Lesley Russen; grandchildren Erin (Matthew) Dick, Kevin (Jennine) Zebroski, Amanda Coban, Nicholas (Christine) Coban, Michael Gardner, Lucas Gardner, Stephanie (Steve) Taylor and Corey (Leah) Russen; step grandchildren Jessica and Hallie; great grandchildren Tracey, Paul, Reghan, Logan, Luka, Emma and John; great great grandchild Ronan and sister Carol (Gene) Gregg, also nieces and nephews.

 
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George F. Thomas

December 01, 2017 |

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George F. Thomas, 67, of Glassport died Nov. 30, 2017.  He is the son of the late James and Annabelle (Markle) Thomas.  He is survived by his beloved wife Dianna (Skiba) Thomas; children Jason (Amy LaFrankie) Thomas, Jessie (Tony) Yauch; and Jules (Patience Zupan) Thomas; brother-in-law Greg (Elaina Tyskiewicz) Skiba; grandchildren Jenessa Yauch (Cody) Kudla; Anthony Yauch, Marissa Fouser, Madison Thomas and Maranda Thomas; brother Charles (Carol) Thomas; sister-in-laws Lucie Belfiglio and Monique Bade and his beloved dog Pete; also nieces, nephews and many dear friends.  He was preceded in death by his brother James Thomas of Nebraska.  George was retired from US Steel National Tube.  Friends received Wojciechowski  Funeral Home, Glassport, Sun. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral blessing will be held Mon. 11:00 am in the funeral home with Father Terry O'Conner.

 

Geraldine M. Wilson

December 01, 2017 |

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GERALDINE M. WILSON, 76, of Monroeville, died Nov. 28, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late John and Maria (Patrick) Pankiewicz.  She is survived by her beloved husband Lawrence Wilson, Jr.; son Edward Mikesell; sister Joan Drosdick; 2 nieces; 3 great nieces and 1 great nephew and also great great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother John Pankiewicz.  Geraldine was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church; Monroeville Lions; Democratic Women of Canonsburg; Blind Outdoor Leisure Development and the Elks Lodge #775.  A memorial service will be held Sat. Dec. 9, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Old William Penn Highway, Monroeville, at 1:00 pm followed by a service with the Lions Club.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 

Louise G. Benner

November 12, 2017 |

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LOUISE G. BENNER, 87, of Glassport, formerly of Deep Creek Lake, MD died Nov. 4, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late John and Louise (Fry) Gross  and beloved wife of the late Edward Benner.  Louise is survived by her daughter Diana (Jeff) Korn; son David Benner; grandsons Maddox Benner and Gregory Fox and great grandson Matthew Fox.  She was preceded in death by her brother Edward Fry. Louise was retired from PSEA.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport

 

John T. Magyar

November 07, 2017 |

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JOHN T. MAGYAR, 68, of Glassport died Nov. 6,2017.  He is the son of the late Steve and Mary (Blaskewicz) Magyar.  John is survived by his sisters Helen (Robert) March and Patricia Baran; brother Stephan Magyar; also 7 nieces and nephews.  John was retired from Kane Regional Center, a member of American Legion in Glassport and the PNA.  A private visitation and blessing will be held Friday for family and close friends.

 

Louise G. Benner

November 06, 2017 |

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LOUISE G. BENNER, 87, of Glassport, formerly of Deep Creek Lake, MD died Nov. 4, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late John and Louise (Fry) Gross  and beloved wife of the late Edward Benner.  Louise is survived by her daughter Diana (Jeff) Korn; son David Benner; grandson Gregory Fox and great grandson Matthew Fox.  She was preceded in death by her brother Edward Fry.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 

David A. Herrmann

October 30, 2017 |

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David A. Herrmann, Sr., 72, of Adamsburg, formerly of White Oak, died Oct. 27,2017.  He is the son of the late Eugene and Mary Mae Herrmann.  He is survived by his wife Linda Diann (Wolfe) Herrmann; daughter Linda (Sean) Antonella of Greensburg; son David A. Herrmann, Jr. of Irwin; brothers Eugene (Janet) Herrmann of Glassport and Paul (Mary Alice) Herrmann of Largo, FL; sisters Kathy (Harry) Chesney of Braddyville, Iowa and Lori Mendiola of Junction City, Kansas; also 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his brother Rodger Herrmann.  David was a retired motor inspector for US Steel; a member of the White Oak American Legion; Junior Order of Mechanics Coal Valley Council #98 and served in the US Army.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. 2-8.  A funeral service will be held Thurs. 11:00 am in the funeral home.  Interment following Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.

 

Donald J. Slivka

October 16, 2017 |

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DONALD J. SLIVKA, 71, of Glassport died Oct. 14, 2017.

He is the son of the late Michael and Sally (Majzer) Slivka.  Don is survived by his girlfriend and companion, Gina Wawrzeniak; daughter Jennifer Slivka; son Mark D. Slivka; grandson Mark D. Slivka, Jr.; brother John (Linda) Slivka; nephews Jerry, John, Matthew and David and great nieces Zoe and Brooklyn. 

Don was a security guard for St. Moritz and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  Funeral arrangements are by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 

Shelly L. Kiraly

October 10, 2017 |

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SHELLY L. KIRALY, 75 of Glassport, died Oct. 9, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late William and Anna (Andrews) Kiraly.  She is survived by her brother Bill Kiraly of White Oak; niece Alexandra Kiraly and her beloved dog, Bandit.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her aunt Helen Batt.  Shelly was a legal secretary for Scoratow and Dudik Law Firm; she did free lance typing for Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital as well as volunteer work.  She was an executive secretary for Westinghouse Electric Corp., Bettis Atomic Plant and also worked for Attorney Richard Zeleznik in the late 50's and early 60's.  Shelly was a member of the Senior Citizens Center in Glassport and was an avid golfer, accomplishing 8 hole-in-ones and was a 4-time woman's champ at Bel Meadow Country Club in West Virginia.  Shelly graduated from Glassport High School, where she was a majorette and went on to Grace Martin Business College, graduating with honors.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Fri. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral blessing will be held Sat. 10:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki.  Interment following McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery.

 

MORGO OBITUARY

October 05, 2017 |

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KIMBERLY L. KELLY MORGO, 50, of McKeespot, died Oct. 4, 2017.  She is the daughter of Phillip Kelly and the late Lurana Kelly.  Kim is survived by her beloved husband, Edward Morgo; step children Tiffany, Ashley and Cory Morgo; brotheers Phillip and Shawn Kelly and nieces and nephews.  Kim was a business analyst for PNC Bank and was a member of the White Oak American Legion.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Fri. from 5 to7.

 

Derrek V. Haywood

September 20, 2017 |

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DERREK V. HAYWOOD, 44, of Glassport, died Sept. 19, 2017.  He is the son of Art Haywood and Linda (the late William) Breitinger.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sisters Jessica (Jesse Ingram) Breitinger and Jamie (Mark Fairbaugh) Breitinger and nephew Nicholas Uhren.  Derrek was a member of the PNA in Glassport.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thurs. 2-4 and 6-8.

 

Bernard "Bernie" "Butch" Dworek Jr.

September 07, 2017 |

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BERNARD F. DWOREK, JR., 79, known as “Butch” or “Bernie”, died at home Sept. 7, 2017.  He is the son of the late Bernard and Emily (Krukowski) Dworek, and devoted husband to his beloved wife Carol, who preceded him in death.   He is also preceded by sister Emily Rusnock and brother William “Bill” Dworek.   Butch was the Daddy of Lisa (Daniel) Hommel, of Monroeville, proud PapPap of Matthew and Benny, and “big brother” to cousin Michelle Vancas and her family.   Butch was a police officer in Glassport for over 40 years, capping his career as Chief of Police before retiring in 1999.   As Police Chief, he coordinated many activities for children, including the popular Annual Fishing Contest, as well as food drives and Christmas activities partnered (through his wife, Carol) with the Glassport Girl Scouts.   He also assisted in her Scouting activities, and greatly enjoyed trips to Pymatuning, fishing, game nights with in-laws ’Sis’ and ‘Budg’, time with “the Kids”, and watching his grandsons perform in musicals.  He belonged to Queen of the Rosary Parish, the Fraternal Order of Police, Citizen Hose Co. #2, and the Oldtimers Baseball Club.   After retirement, he became a bus monitor for special needs children, known to coworkers and kids as “Mr. Bernie”.   Butch and his ’soulmate’ Carol were always a team;  he steadfastly cared for her at home during her prolonged battle with complications from renal failure until her death in 2013.  Friends will be received at Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Sat. 6-8 and Sun. 2-4 and 6-8.   A funeral Mass will be held Mon. 10:00 a.m. at Queen of the Rosary Parish with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki.  Internment will follow at Round Hill Cemetary.
 

Helen Zalewski

September 03, 2017 |

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HELEN ZALEWSKI, 98, a longtime resident of Glassport, passed away on Sept. 3, 2017.  Wife of the late Joseph H. Zalewski and mother of recently deceased son, Joseph W. Zalewski (Joseph died 5/21/17).  Helen is survived by beloved son, Francis E. (Margaret) Zalewski; grandchildren Thomas (Stephanie) Zalewski, Molly Zalewski, Anna (Keith) Etzweiler and Maureen (Edward) Regnier; 6 great grandchildren and daughter-in-law, Paulette Zalewski.  The family thanks the staff at the Woodhaven Care Center in Monroeville for the diligent and personal care given the past 4 years.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 640 Vermont Ave., Glassport Wed. 2-4 and 6-8.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Thurs. at Queen of the Rosary Parish.  Interment following Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh Pa 15237.

 

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