William M. Gregory

June 06, 2016 |

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

William M. Gregory, age 70, of Greensburg, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016 at home. He was born July 4, 1945 in Braddock, PA, a son of the late Frank and Mary Vangura Gregory. William was an electricians assistant, member of Immaculate Conception Church, and a veteran of the US Army having served in Vietnam. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Margaret “Maggie” Hunt

June 05, 2016 |

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

Margaret “Maggie” Hunt, 79, of Adamsburg, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016. She was born on July 27, 1936 in Wilkinsburg, the daughter of the late Roy and Helen Linhart, and was raised by her grandparents Roy and Mary Linhart. Maggie married Robert “Bob” Hunt on May 4, 1954 and they enjoyed 62 years of a beautiful marriage. She worked for the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit for more than 24 years as a teacher's aide. Maggie volunteered for the Girl Scouts as a troop leader and was the neighborhood cookie chairman for many years.

 
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Rodney M. Selders

June 05, 2016 |

Published By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Rodney M. Selders, age 69 of White Oak, formerly of Denver Colorado, died at home Sunday, June 05, 2016. He was the son of the late Gus and Anna Mae Selders and brother of the late Diana Carol. Beloved husband of Gayna K. Selders.

Rodney was a retired Fire Marshall for the city of Sheridan, CO. He loved being a firefighter and woodworking. He was a member of Mon Yough Carvers and a very active member of the E. McKeesport VFW Post 8430.

 
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Joann (Jo) Marie (Atwater) Caputo

June 04, 2016 |

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

Joann (Jo) Marie (Atwater) Caputo Born 5-1-1950 died at home 6-3-2016. Beloved wife of 47 years to William Caputo, survived by Daughter Lynn Ann (Caputo) Garbinski, Grandsons, Joshua Garbinski, Zackery Garbinski and Granddaughter Julia Garbinski also survived by her sister Terry (Atwater) Duvall. 

 
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William P. DeDominicis

June 04, 2016 |

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

William P. DeDominicis, age 91 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016 in Family Hospice and Palliative Care in Mt. Lebanon.  Born January 3, 1925 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Constantino and Domenica (DePasquantonio) DeDominicis, husband of the late Dolores (Pilgrim) DeDominicis, who passed away February 17, 1996, and brother of the late Rev. Daniel, Armond, and John DeDominicis. 

 
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Fern Lorraine Schmidt

June 03, 2016 |

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

Fern Lorraine Schmidt, 89, of Jefferson Hills, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at home. She was born January 20, 1927 in Jefferson Borough and was the daughter of the late Frank and Matilda Theiss Tignanelli. She was the wife of the late John "Johnny" Schmidt who died in 2001. If you were lucky enough to know Fern, you know how truly special she was. Even if you met her just once, you would remember her forever.

 
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Betty “Dixie” L. (Needham) Perry

June 03, 2016 |

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

Betty “Dixie” L. (Needham) Perry, age 83, passed peacefully from this life into her new life with Jesus on Thursday, June 2, 2016. She was born March 20, 1933 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the youngest of seven children of the late Burl H and Vida (Rush) Needham. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 41 years Richard S. Perry. She is survived by her children Karen (Dan) Ernette of Scottdale, David ( Cheryl) Perry of North Huntingdon, Scott (Linda) Perry of North Huntingdon, Hal Rick (Tina) Perry of Monessen and Stephen (Sheri) Perry of Hunker; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Charles W. White

June 03, 2016 |

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

Charles W. White, age 97 of North Huntingdon, PA died on May 24, 2016.  The cause of death was heart failure.  Mr. White was born on August 16, 1918, in Zelienople, PA to the late Rev. Dr. Charles W. White, DD, and his wife, the late Elizabeth Ash White.  (Dr. White was the superintendent of The Lutheran Home and Farm School in Zelienople).  He was the youngest child and only son.  His sisters were the late Lydia Catharine White (Weigel) and the late Ruth Elizabeth White (Headley).  After graduation from Zelienople High School in 1935, he attended the RCA Technical Institute in New York City.  After first being employed as a radio operator on private yachts based in the New York City area, he joined the U.S. Merchant Marines as a radio operator at the outbreak of World War II.  After surviving a dangerous tour of duty throughout the war, first on a Liberty ship and then on an oil tanker, he returned to Pittsburgh where he was affiliated with various radio stations.  He first helped to establish radio station WMCK in McKeesport, and later moved to WHOD (later re-licensed as WAMO) in Homestead.  He ended his working career as a telecommunications specialist for the General Electric Corporation.  He married Wilma Bowman of Mount Pleasant on December 3, 1949.  He is survived by these loving nieces, nephews, and their spouses; Diane Engleka, Elizabeth H. Paul (Richard); Mary H. Sur (Donald); Thomas W. Headley (Donnis); Kenneth W. Weigel (Dianne); and Charles W. Weigel (Stephanie); loving cousins, Charles Bowman and Barbara Lesh; and many grand-nieces, grand-nephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.  The funeral service will be held on June 7, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Brush Creek Lutheran Church in Irwin, PA.  Interment will be private.  The James W. Shirley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.  Memorial gifts may be made to Brush Creek Lutheran Church, 177 Brush Creek Road, Irwin, PA,  15642.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

George F. Thomas

June 02, 2016 |

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

George F. Thomas, 92, of Boise ID, formerly of North Huntingdon, PA and North Ft. Myers, FL, passed away on June 1, 2016.

 
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Tameka Angelec Adams

June 02, 2016 |

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

Departed this life May 18, 2016 in Briarcliff Pavilion, North Huntingdon, PA.  Born March 11, 1972 in McKeesport, PA, daughter of Ernest Albert Adams Jr. and Carmelita Redwood.  Loving granddaughter of Mary Aileen Redwood of McKeesport.  Tameka was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Paul M. Redwood, Sr. and paternal grandparents, Mary Frances Adams-Strover, Ernest A. Adams, Sr. and Otis Strover all of McKeesport.

 
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Duane Keith Francis

June 01, 2016 |

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

Dewane Keith Francis, 42, of McKeesport, PA, died May 29, 2016 at home.  He was born September 24, 1973 in McKeesport, son of Montel Benzo of Erie, PA. and the late Gwendolyn Francis of McKeesport.  He was a graduate of McKeesport High School and received his Bachelor's degree from Adrian College in Michigan.  He was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church and had been employed in telemarketing.  Surviving are aunts, Sara Francis of McKeesport, and Elanore Francis of Forest Hills; uncles, William Robert Francis, Frank Francis, Marvin Francis and Warren Francis all of McKeesport; and cousins.  Friends will be received Friday, June 3, 2016, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 1350 Locust St., McKeesport with services following the visitation hour.  Local arrangements by the Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport.

Interment will be private.

 

Isabel A. Lauterbach

June 01, 2016 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Isabel A. “Bell” Lauterbach, 90, of Mt. Lebanon, formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday May 31, 2016. She was born August 29, 1925, in McKeesport, to the late Peter Joseph and Caroline DeBor Lauterbach.

 
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Frank T. Carek

June 01, 2016 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Frank T. Carek, age 55, from McKeesport, died Sunday, May 29, 2016 at his home. Born December 2, 1960, in McKeesport, he was the son of Bert and Wanita S. (Chalfant) Gaal, Jr.
Frank was an auto body technician. He enjoyed the outdoors, the beach at Outer Banks, NC and all Pittsburgh sports. He loved the family pets, Puppy, Lucy and Bella.

 
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Duane (Dewey) Diehl

June 01, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Duane (Dewey) Diehl, 73, of Glassport died Monday May 30, 2016. He is survived by his wife Mary Diehl; children Claude (Jina) Diehl of Georgia, Sandra Diehl-Main of Glassport, Virginia (Charles) Diehl-Wilson of Elizabeth, Christopher Boyd of Kentucky; sister Janet (David) Kowalski, and many grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents John and Anna (Oakley) Diehl, son Duane Diehl, and siblings Richard, Dolores, Barbara, and Ronald.

 
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Margaret C. (Keresman) Vidnovic

June 01, 2016 |

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

Margaret C. (Keresman) Vidnovic, 93, a resident of Walden’s View, North Huntingdon, formerly of McKeesport, died peacefully in her sleep, Monday May 30, 2016. She was born April 15, 1923 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Steve and Della Keresman and was also preceded in death by her husband Samuel Vidnovic and a brother Joseph Keresman. She is survived by her sons, Fred Vidnovic of North Huntingdon and Glenn Vidnovic and his wife Sara of Iowa City, Iowa; her grandchildren, Natalie (Joshua) Janov, Sam Vidnovic, and Anne (Gabe) Kipsinger; her great grandchildren, Samuel and Jonah Janov; her sister Mildred (Patrick) Mercurio of McKeesport; also nieces and nephews.

 
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