William F. “Bill” Clay

March 26, 2016 |

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

William F. “Bill” Clay, age 97 of McKeesport died Friday, March 25, 2016.  He was born in McKeesport on September 29, 1918 and is the son of the late William R. and Mary Skelly Clay.  He is the husband of Katherine A. Sullivan Clay of McKeesport.  He was a retired certified public accountant.  He served in the US Army Air Corp during WWII and was a member of the American Legion in White Oak.

In addition to his wife, Katherine he is survived by his sons, W. Matthew “Matt” (Donna) Clay of Greensburg, Michael J. (Lori) Clay of White Oak, Robert (Margaret) Clay of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Jacy Keenan, W. Russin Clay, Rick Blose, Lindsay Robertson, Katherine Horrell, Tara Casta Qeda, Natalie Clay; 3 great-grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his daughter, Margaret Clay; brother, Thomas Clay; and sister, Mary Jane Clark

Friends will be received Tuesday, March 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177).  A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Corpus Christi Church with Father Kevin Dominik officiating.   Burial will follow.

 
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Barbara A. Ceryak

March 25, 2016 |

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

Barbara A. Ceryak, age 92 of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born December 8, 1923 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Eli and Mary (Britvec) Ceryak.  Barbara received her Bachelor's degree from Slippery Rock University and a Master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  She retired as a physical education teacher with 34 years of service at Clairton School District and 3 at Vandergrift High School

 
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Leo "Jerry" Guiser

March 25, 2016 |

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

Leo "Jerry" Guiser, age 86, died on March 25, 2016 at UPMC Hospital in McKeesport.   Born in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Paul and Anna Graf Guiser.  He was preceded in death by his wife Elsie, in May 2006 and his brothers Regis, Vincent and Frank; sisters Catherine, Rose and Paula.

 
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Timothy "Timi" O'Shea Fite

March 25, 2016 |

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

Timothy “Timi” O’Shea Fite, 49, of Glassport, passed away at UPMC McKeesport on Thursday, March 24, 2016.  He was born in McKeesport on June 22, 1966 to the late Thomas King and Yvonne Waugaman.

 
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Shawn M. McGillis

March 25, 2016 |

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

Shawn M. McGillis, 42, of North Huntingdon, formerly of the Somerset area, died Wednesday March 23, 2016. He was born April 2, 1973 in Jeannette, a son of Elaine R. (Auckerman) McGillis Winchester and the late Robert W. McGillis and was also preceded in death by his wife, Claire (Bennett) McGillis. Shawn was a graduate of Shanksville High School. He resided in Frederick, MD, for a number of years then in Martinsburg, WV, before returning to the area. He was a former technical engineer for 84 Lumber Co.; a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and enjoyed hunting.

 
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Eugene "Big D" Vallorani

March 24, 2016 |

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

Eugene "Big D" Vallorani, age 92, of Liberty Boro, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Southwestern Nursing Center. He was a retired electrical engineer for Westinghouse Electric in Waltz Mill, member of St. Mark's Parish in Liberty Boro and Knights of Columbus Council #995. An Army/Air Force veteran of World War II, he was an usher at the former St. Eugene's Parish and avid gardener and bowler.

 
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Harlan Ray Zwibel

March 24, 2016 |

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

Harlan Ray Zwibel, age 66, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of Washington, PA,  passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at home.  Born July 13, 1949 in Homestead, he was the son of the late Jack and Ruth (McCorkle) Zwibel. 

 
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Leon W. Barclay

March 24, 2016 |

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

Leon W. Barclay, 89, of Elizabeth, passed away in his home on Monday, March 21, 2016. He was a retired bricklayer for Bricklayers Local #9, member of Elizabeth Loyal Order of Moose and Army veteran of World War II. Born February 24, 1927 in McKees Rocks, he was a son of the late William and Emily (Ferraton) Barclay and husband of the late Elizabeth "Lib" (Beattie) Barclay.

 
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Rose Campbell

March 24, 2016 |

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

Rose Campbell, age 88, of Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth, formerly of Christy Park, died March 23, 2016, at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. Born September 27, 1927, in Calabria, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Grace (Primerana) Costa and the wife of the late William Campbell for 60 loving years.

Rose retired from the McKeesport Area School District, where she worked in the cafeteria. She was a member of the St. Patrick Parish, Christian Mother’s and the Christy Park Seniors. She enjoyed growing flowers and her own vegetables for cooking Sunday dinner, Holiday meals and for family gatherings. Rose loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren, family and friends.

 
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Patricia Ann Ceryak

March 24, 2016 |

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

Patricia Ann (Cline) Ceryak, age 50 of Clairton and formerly of Plum Borough, passed away at home on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.  Born July 25, 1965 in Natrona Heights, she is a daughter of Alyce (William) Balentine Godfrey of New Brighton.  A former manager at the Busy Beaver in West Mifflin, Patricia was a member of both Pine Run United Methodist Church in Clairton and the Clairton Volunteer Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary.

 
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Thomas E. Kehoe

March 24, 2016 |

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

Thomas E. Kehoe, age 71,  formerly of North Huntingdon died March 23, 2016 at Woodcliffe Manor in Bethel Park, Pa. He was born November 26, 1944 in North Braddock, a son of the late Thomas F. and Anna Margaret Scanlon Kehoe. Prior to his retirement, Thomas was employed in the accounting department for both Nuclear Automation and Sunoco. He is survived by his daughter, Erin Hildreth and her husband James;  two sisters, Patricia Bell and her husband, Tom, Amy Weston and her husband, Michael. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to Three Rivers Hospice. 

 

Dolores N. Marcinik

March 24, 2016 |

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

Dolores N. Marcinik, 77, of Latrobe, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.  She was born July 4, 1938 in Coulter, PA, a daughter of the late Herbert and Anna Bigley Deemer.  Prior to her retirement, Dolores was a dispatcher for CSX Railroad and volunteered at various nursing homes.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother John F. "Dook" Deemer.  She is survived by her husband, Richard Marcinik; son Jonathan and his wife, Carla; brother, Bill Deemer; sister, Anita; two grandchildren, Anna, Faith; and nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Interment will be private.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

Robert G. Munshower

March 23, 2016 |

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

Robert G. Munshower age 62 of McKeesport died Tuesday March 22, 2016. He was born November 16, 1953 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Rawland and Dorothy B. Felz Munshower. Bobby was the Maintenance Supervisor for LA Fitness. He is survived by his sister Diana (Mark) Lewis of Elizabeth Township and his brother Paul (Kim) Munshower of Korea, stepdaughter Chrystal Browning of Pittsburgh, nieces, nephews and great nieces and grandchildren.

 
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Denise Marcel Ancarana

March 23, 2016 |

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

Denise Marcel Ancarana, 59, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 27, 1957 in McKeesport and was the daughter of John H. Waugaman, Jr. of West Mifflin and the late Kathryn I. March Waugaman. Denise was a Parts Manager for Car Quest Auto Parts and had also worked for the former Abriola Auto Parts in McKeesport.

 
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Jon “Fee” O’Hara

March 23, 2016 |

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

Jon “Fee” O’Hara, 44, of Clairton passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at home. He was born April 25, 1971, in McKeesport, to Annett Huschak O’Hara.

 
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