Evelyn (Pohodich) Smith

December 18, 2016 |

Published By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Evelyn (Pohodich) Smith, age 89 of Liberty Borough, passed away Saurday, December 17, 2016 in The Palms at O'Neil in McKeesport.  She was born January 18, 1927, daughter of the late George and Anna (Lazur) Pohodich.  

 
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Edward W. Barna

December 18, 2016 |

Published By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Edward W. Barna, age 89 of Jefferson Hills, passed away peacefully after a brief illness in his home with friends and family there to comfort him.  Born, May 9, 1927 in Hays to the late John B. and Ethel (Pintye) Barna Revo, Edward was a Marine Corps Sergeant and Veteran of World War II, a member of the Clairton American Legion, Daniel Keffer Post #75 and Clairton V.F.W Post #803. 

 
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Frankie Lynn Varasse Mossburg

December 18, 2016 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Frankie Lynn Varasse Mossburg, 61, of Port Vue, ,died Friday December 16, 2016. She was born July 13, 1955 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Abigail Mary Campbell Varasse . Frankie was a member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park, and was also a member and Union Steward of Local 205. She retired from UPMC McKeesport Hospital after 20 years of service.

 
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Sara E. (Shick) Busdosh

December 18, 2016 |

Published By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Sara E. (Shick) Busdosh, 87, of White Oak, died Friday December 16, 2016. She was born August 28, 1929 in West Mifflin, a daughter of the late John Reuben and Mary Elizabeth (King) Shick and was also preceded in death by her husband Charles Edward Busdosh Sr., her daughter in law Janet Busdosh, and a brother John Charles Shick. She was a graduate of the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse at McKeesport Hospital for forty six years.
 
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Henrietta “Henrie” (Dudek) Dahmen

December 18, 2016 |

Published By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Henrietta “Henrie” (Dudek) Dahmen, 91, of Ligonier, formerly of East McKeesport, died Wednesday December 14, 2016. She was preceded in death by her daughter Donna Fresch, and siblings, August, Eleanor, Thomas, and Dolores. She was an employee of Vincent’s Pizza Park for over fifty years.
 
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Charles W. Kunkle III

December 18, 2016 |

Published By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Charles W. Kunkle III, 74, of Monroeville, formerly of Daytona Beach, FL, died Friday December 16, 2016. He was born November 16, 1942 in Braddock, a son of the late Charles W II and Mildred (Furr) Kunkle. He was a graduate of Gateway High School and worked as a truck driver for Pirollo Trucking of Wilkinsburg. He loved his cats, liked to play guitar and sing, and enjoyed flying.
 
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Robert John Plutto Sr.

December 18, 2016 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Robert Plutto Sr., 67, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Montefoire Hospital, Pittsburgh.

 
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Theresa Fontanese

December 18, 2016 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Theresa Fontanese, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Canterbury Place, Lawrenceville, PA.

 
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Rex Timko

December 17, 2016 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

"Drivers, start your engines!" On December 16, 2016, 9 year old Rex Timko entered into what may be his toughest race yet. The final laps that he would face on the Batten Speedway, a challenge far beyond anything else. Rex, with his bright brown eyes and large, toothy smile, took on what most would call impossible. He had the world in his hands and knew exactly what to do with it. The Batten Speedway was the most dangerous racetrack in the world, only the toughest and bravest dared to take on its treacherous trail. Rex was ready for the fight.

 
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Robert D. Ludwick

December 16, 2016 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Robert D. Ludwick, 80, of Liberty Borough, died in Saturday December 10, 2016 at home. He was born August 30, 1936 in Buena Vista and was the son of the late Clyde and Evelyn Brown Ludwick. Robert was a retired Plumber and was a member of the Plumbers Union Local 27. Robert served in the US Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Katherine A. Eicher Ludwick, sons, Robert Ludwick of San Antonio, TX, and Jeffrey Ludwick of Springfield, VA, daughter, Lori Ludwick of Alexandria, VA, step-son, William A. Eicher of Chicago, IL, step-daughter, Bobbie Lynn Eicher of Atlanta, GA, brothers, Clyde R. "Russell" Ludwick, Jr., of Overland Park, KS, and Wayne (Pat) Ludwick of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, Luke Eicher and Jacob Martin, nieces and nephews.

 
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William Adams

December 16, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

After completing his life of service to God, his family, community and country, Bill Adams, 92, a lifelong resident of Duquesne, PA passed from this life to everlasting life on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 surrounded by his family. Bill’s legacy as a servant of the Lord is far-reaching. At the early age of 19, he served his country in the Army earning five battle stars in the European Theatre during WWII. He began his community service as a police officer for the City of Duquesne. Following his retirement, he worked as a homicide detective for Allegheny County. Bill was later employed as a security guard of the Frick Art Museum in Pittsburgh.

 
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David H. Truax

December 16, 2016 |

Published By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

David H. Truax, age 82 of Clairton died Thursday, December 15, 2016. 

 
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Verna Mae Flohr

December 15, 2016 |

Published By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Verna M. Flohr, age 76, of McKeesport, died December 12, 2016, at Riverside Care Center with her family at her side. Born September 9, 1940, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Vernon and Corrine (Lees) Hall and the wife of the late John R. "Dusty" Flohr. Verna retired from the G.C. Murphy Company Sign Shop, where she worked as a graphic artist for nearly 30 years. She then worked at the Jefferson Hospital Cafeteria and she was an in home care giver for many years. Verna was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church. She enjoyed shuffle board, bingo and she had a passion for traveling and shopping. She is survived by children, Deborah (Daniel) Hurley of White Oak, Elizabeth Sostaric of mcKeesport, Tammy Duran of McKeesport, Dale Flohr of Pittsburgh and Gregg Flohr of Jacksonville, NC; grandchildren, Scott (Jackie) Hurley, Christopher Hurley, Jason Sostaric, Christine Sostaric, Mindy Duran, Rachel Duran, Chad (Maddie) Duran, Megan Flohr, Shannon Flohr, Mallory Flohr, Tabitha (Shane) Cook, Gregg Flohr and Jessica Flohr; great grandchildren, Darryl, Caden, Tristen; great aunt, Gertrude Curry; sister-in-law, Stella Hall; daughter-in-law, Jareen Flohr; many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends; and her beloved pet dog "Honey." In addition to her parents and husband, Verna was also preceded in death by siblings, Thomas, Robert and William Hall. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, December 15, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery. Verna's family would like to extend a special, "Thank You," to the staff of Community Life and the Riverside Care Center, for the kind and compassionate care provided during this difficult time.
Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Joan Krejdovsky

December 15, 2016 |

Published By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Joan Krejdovsky, age 76 of White Oak, passed away on December 15, 2016. Born August 16, 1940 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late James L. and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Perhach, and loving wife of the late Daniel Krejdovsky.  Joan graduated from the St. Francis School of Nursing and also belonged to their Alumni Association.  She began her career as a Registered Nurse in 1962, and up until recently, was still dedicated to helping others by working in the Quality Control Department at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  While she had passion for work, family was what brought her the most joy.  Their interests were her interests and spending time with them is what made her the happiest.  She is survived by her children, Matthew (Regina) Krejdovsky, Meg Pero, David (Karen) Krejdovsky, and Dan (Janette) Krejdovsky; grandchildren, Zachary (Colleen), Brittney (Shawn) Krznaric, Samantha, Nicole, Emma, Laney, and Daniel; great-grandson, Tristan; brothers, James (Judy) Lawrence and David (Annmarie) Perhach and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at St. Angela Merici Church at 11 a.m.  Fr. Kevin Dominik will officiate.  Interment will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing Alumni Association P.O. Box 40182 Pittsburgh, PA. 15201.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Patricia A. Patton Gray

December 15, 2016 |

Published By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Patricia A. Patton Gray passed away quietly in her sleep on December 12, 2016 in Kane Regional Hospital, marking the end of a long and difficult struggle with diabetes, but not before creating an abundance of cherished memories.

 
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