John L. Ferko

December 03, 2016 |

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

John L. Ferko (92) of Glassport passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, December 2nd at the Veteran’s Community Living Center in Aspinwall under the compassionate care of the VA staff. He was born on April 23, 1924 in Munhall. He was preceded in death by parents, Suzanna (Trella) and Andrew Ferko, sisters Anna Ferko and Mary (William) Boldizar, brother, Andrew (Julie) Ferko, son, Richard Ferko, daughter, Kathleen Smedley, daughter-in-law, Mary Manno Ferko, and his beloved wife of 64 years, Cecilia Ferko.

 
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Charles Plesniak

December 02, 2016 |

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

Charles "Chaz" Plesniak, age 54 of McKeesport, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at his home. Born June 17, 1962, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Walter and Ruth (Williams) Plesniak. Chaz most recently worked at Simonnetta Collision & Car Care Center, prior to that he worked at Magic Creations, in McKeesport. He enjoyed watching all Pittsburgh sports and he was a huge Elvis fan. He is survived by siblings Betty (Ernie) Titmus of OH, Walter (Nancy) of Linesville, Rose Marie (Randy) Johnson of Idaho, Paul, Don, Mary Ann (Donald) Lust all of McKeesport, Joseph (Debbie) of White Oak and Steve (Sue) of North Versailles; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Chaz, was also preceded in death by a brother, Dan. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 6 - 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 4, 2016, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. until the time of service at 8 p.m., which will be held in the funeral home chapel. Inurnment in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park at a later date. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.

 

Robert Thorpe

December 02, 2016 |

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

Robert "Bob" Thorpe, age 74 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at his home. Born May 15, 1942 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Chester and Virginia (Olsen) Thorpe, and loving husband of the late Ruthann (Yencho) Thorpe. Bob was a graduate of Penn State University earning his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Following his graduation, he went on to start his career as an engineer with Duquesne Light Company, contributing more than 30 years of dedicated service.  He was a long-time member of the Penns Woods United Methodist Church, and was also a Shriner, Mason, Moose, and member of the Jacktown Ride and Hunt Club. In his free time, Bob enjoyed working with his hands and putting his engineering skills to use. His artistic talents were evident thru his beautiful stained glass work and all of his wood working abilities. He was often referred to as the family handy-man, graciously helping his family with various home remodeling projects that his son-in-law, Frank would get him into. Spending time with his two grandsons teaching them to grow vegetable gardens and sharing his knowledge about the multitude of tools in his busy workshop were some of his favorite pastimes. He is survived by his children, Robert (Regina) Thorpe of State College and Terri (Frank) Maglicco of Level Green; grandsons, Joshua and Justin Maglicco; sister, Norma (Tom) Hartwick of Texas; and his beloved cat Coco. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Reverend Kathleen Schoeneck will officiate. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

William "Bill" Francis Piper

December 02, 2016 |

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

William "Bill" Francis Piper, 86, of Elizabeth Township, died Thursday, December 1, 2016. He was born February 11, 1930 in Clairton and was the son of the late William and Marguerite Conway Piper. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens and also enjoyed Square Dancing. He was a volunteer for the Central Food Pantry and Meals on Wheels. Bill was retired from US Steel Irvin Works.

 
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Nancy Lenhart Thomas

December 02, 2016 |

Published By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

NANCY LENHART THOMAS, the only child of Dr. James Henry Lenhart and Margaret Augusta Lenhart died Nov. 30, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. William H. Thomas.  She was born March 10, 1933 in Pittsburgh.  She graduated from Schenley High School, trained as a Registered Radiological Technologist at West Penn Hospital.

 
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Lewis V. Rudolf

December 02, 2016 |

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

Lewis V. Rudolf, age 89, of North Versailles, passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter on Wednesday November 30, 2016. He was born May 20, 1927 in Elizabeth Township, a son of the late Richard and Josephine (Demeri) Rudolf. He was a long time member of the United Methodist Church in East McKeesport and most recently attended the First United Methodist Church in Irwin.
 
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Ernest W. Falcsik

December 02, 2016 |

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

Ernest W. Falcsik, 94, of Boston, Elizabeth Township, died Thursday, December 1, 2016. He was born August 1, 1922 in Swissvale and was the son of the late Andrew and Rosa Ponzranz Falcsik. He was husband of the late Margaret Elizabeth Vamosi Falcsik who died March 28, 2010. Ernest was a machinist for the former Mesta Machine and retired after 40 years of service.

 
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Charles "Chuck" Michael Dougherty

December 02, 2016 |

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

Charles "Chuck" Michael Dougherty, 72, of Adamsburg, formerly of McKeesport, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at home. He was born July 4, 1944 in Greensburg and was the son of the late Charles Henry and Lillian Mench Dougherty. Chuck was retired from the US Postal Service and was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He is survived by his sister, Toni Carnahan of New Market, MD, nephew, Scott J. (Lisa) Carnahan and a niece, Lisa J. (Ken Kumar) Carnahan.

 
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Maryann Joyce Whiteman

December 02, 2016 |

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

Devoted Wife. Adoring Mother. Beloved Mimi.
It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of devoted wife, adoring mother, and beloved Mimi, Maryann (Joyce) Whiteman of North Huntingdon. She was surrounded by her loving husband and her five children at her passing when she peacefully went back to Jesus, Our Lord and Savior.

 
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Marie L. Daczkowski

December 01, 2016 |

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

Marie L. Daczkowski, age 86 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away at home on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.  Born December 10, 1929 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Tillie Bishop. 

 
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Roberta Arlene Silvis Weinschenker

December 01, 2016 |

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

Roberta Arlene Silvis Weinschenker, 89, of Irwin, PA and Gainesville, GA, died November 30, 2016 at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville, where she was taken after suffering a massive stroke from which she never regained consciousness.

 
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Robert Thornton Swauger

December 01, 2016 |

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

Robert Thornton Swauger, Sr. age 94, of McKeesport, died Nov. 29, 2016, at his home. Born Oct. 15, 1922, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Marshall and Sadie Mae (Thornton) Swauger and the husband of the late Vera May (Wilson) Swauger.
Robert was a W.W. II veteran and fought in the Battle of Anzio. He was awarded the Purple Heart. After his service, Robert returned home and went to work for the McKeesport Water Authority. Upon retirement, he took up a new job description, that of family guardian, and he took it quite seriously.

 
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Joan M. Farmer

December 01, 2016 |

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

JOAN M. FARMER, 93, of Port Vue, died Nov. 30, 2016.  She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Cverna) Olack.  She was preceded in death by her husband Richard "Turk"Farmer and son Michael Farmer.  Joannie is survived by her children John Farmer of Port Vue, Richie Farmer of Port Vue, Chris (Missi) Farmer of West Mifflin, Denise (Tony) Digiacomo of Lincoln Boro and Dawn Farmer of Penn Hills; grandchildren Lindsey (Bryan) Dalke, Kristen Digiacomo, Isabella, Logan, Abigail, Brady and Noah Farmer; brother Jerry Olack of Liberty Boro and nieces and nephews.

 
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Janet Buti Flegal

December 01, 2016 |

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

Janet Buti Flegal, age 68, of the Tenth Ward section of McKeesport, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on November 26, 1948 and is the daughter of the late Fillipo and Bertha (Zyskowski) Buti. Janet is survived by her husband Clifford Wesley Flegal, Sr., son; Thomas Wesley (Jessica) Mihun of McKeesport, stepsons; Clifford Wesley Flegal of Phoenix, Arizona and Kevin Wallace Flegal of Ft. Worth, Texas, and sister; Ernestina Pomnian of Beaver Falls.

 
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Elizabeth Oris

November 30, 2016 |

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

Elizabeth Oris, age 100 of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of 10th Ward McKeesport, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. 

 
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