Vincent Alvin Long

May 27, 2016 |

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

Private services were held Wednesday, May 25, 2013 for Vincent Alvin Long, 61, of Swissvale, PA, who died May 21, 2016 in UPMC Mercy Hospital.

 
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Walter Butler, Jr

May 26, 2016 |

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

Walter Butler, Jr., 73, of McKeesport, PA, died Monday, May 23, 2016 at home. Walter was born November 5, 1942 in Cairo, Georgia He was the son of Walter Butler Sr. and Jurie B. Harold Ford.

 
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Albert "Jake" Popojas

May 26, 2016 |

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

Albert “Jake” Popojas, age 84, of Liberty Boro, died May 26, 2016.  He was born in Duquesne on October 1, 1931 and is the son of the late Andrew and Mary (Huszar) Popojas and beloved husband of Theresa (Bollas) Popojas. 

He was a member of St. Mark Church and Liberty Borough Veterans Association.  Jake retired from U.S. Steel where he worked as a bricklayer.

Services were held Thursday at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177).

 
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Nathan Weiss

May 26, 2016 |

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

Nathan Weiss, 92, of McKeesport died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at The Palms At O’Neil.  Born in McKeesport, May 23, 1924, he was a factory representative, a member of Temple B’nai Israel, and a WW II US Army veteran, serving in active duty and the reserves for 31 years with a rank of Master Sergeant.  Son of the late Armon and Fannie Solomon Weiss, he is survived by his wife, Reisse Jeanne Palley Weiss and by nieces and nephews.  A graveside service with military honors will be held Friday, May 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Temple B’nai Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Moshe Russell officiating.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 

David R. Corrado

May 26, 2016 |

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

David R. Corrado, age 26 of North Huntingdon died May 24, 2016 at his home. He was born December 27, 1989 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of David J. and Rita Testarella Corrado. 

 
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Lucy Mathers

May 25, 2016 |

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

Lucy Mathers, 79, of Forward Twp., passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Riverside Care Center, McKeesport.

 
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Michael E. Hirjak

May 25, 2016 |

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

Michael E. Hirjak, age 87 of McKeesport, passed away on May 23, 2016 at The Gardens of Lincoln Court in North Versailles. Born March 15, 1929 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Jula) Hirjak, and beloved husband of the late Margaretta (Mastilak) Hirjak. Michael honorably served in the US Navy, and following his military service, he began his career as a Master Technician for the automotive industry. He worked for many years as the Service Manager at Devereaux Chevrolet and Tom Clark. He was also a member of the White Oak Gun Club and the National Rifle Association. Mike enjoyed playing checkers with his great-grandson Jacob and loved watching his great-granddaughter Maura dance. His talent and passion for fixing things and being an all-around handyman will be missed by many. He is survived by his daughters,  Linda M. (Gary Kiesell of White Oak) Kiesell of Liberty Boro, Patricia Ann (the late Bob) Bashore of Elizabethtown, PA and granddaughter, Stacey Tabanli; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Maura Joy Tabanli whom he adored; his loving companion, Norma Budnick; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Margaret Karabin, Helen Azzarello and Joseph Hirjak. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 1-4:30 p.m., followed by a Blessing Service at 4:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Fr. Matthew Elanjileth will officiate. Inurnment will be private at Calvary Cemetery in Port Vue. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Nellie Ann “Taffy” Shenefelt

May 25, 2016 |

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

Nellie Ann “Taffy” Shenefelt, 71, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday May 24, 2016 at Excela Westmoreland Hospital. Her three home caregivers, Kerri, Jess, and Tiny and her friend Andria Crisp as well as husband and daughter comforted her all night. She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband of almost fifty years, William Blair Shenefelt II, a daughter Cheryl Shenefelt Bush and son-in-law, Brandon Bush currently residing in Somerset.

 
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Myrl Thomas Anderson

May 25, 2016 |

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

Myrl Thomas Anderson, 82, of North Huntingdon died Sunday May 22, 2016. He was born December 15, 1933 in Connellsville, a son of the late Charles Thomas Anderson and Alice M. (Schultz) Hood and was also preceded in death by his wife Arra (Gray) Anderson; step-father Samuel Hood and a grandson Bruce A. Jaffre Jr. He was retired of U.S. Steel, Homestead and was a member of Ardara United Presbyterian Church.

 
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Thomas Robert Ballas

May 25, 2016 |

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

Thomas Robert Ballas, 56, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully Sunday May 22, 2016, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 14, 1959, in McKeesport. Tom owned and operated Norwin Clock Repair for more than 25 years, servicing each customer with great care. More recently, he worked side by side with his brother, Bill, as a web developer at BNS Web Creations.

 
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Fred Gibbons

May 25, 2016 |

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

Fred Gibbons, 65, of Mount Vernon, died Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born June 2, 1950 in McKeesport and was the son of Mercedes Billy Gibbons of White Oak and the late John J. "Bus" Gibbons. He was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Twp, the Western PA Golf Association Executive Committee from 1993 - 2004 and was president in 2004, and was currently on the Greens Committee there. He was the first champion of the WPGA Mid Amateur Golf Tournament in 1985. He was a former member of the Youghiogheny Country Club. Fred was Broker /Owner of RE/MAX Real Estate Services and Gibbons Agency Insurance in Elizabeth Township.

 
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Ioannis P. Konidaris

May 24, 2016 |

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

Ioannis P. Konidaris, age 65 of McKeesport, died May 24, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside. Born December 4, 1950 in Greece, he was the son of the late Periklis and Anastasia (Papadopoulos) Konidaris. He is survived by his sister, Alexandra Konidaris; brother, Jerry Konidaris and his wife, Theodora; nephews John and Periklis Konidaris; nieces, Anastasia and Sophia Konidaris; and great-nieces, Athena and Brianna. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, May 27, 2016 from 5-9 p.m. with a Trisagion Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Service will be Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, with additional visitation at church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Fr. William Zotis will officiate. (Everyone please meet at church). Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Robert A. Jacobs, Sr.

May 24, 2016 |

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

Robert Anthony Jacobs, Sr., age 53 of McKeesport, passed away on May 23, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born May 1, 1963 in McKeesport, and was the beloved husband of Doreen (DelDuca) Jacobs for over 30 years. He is survived by his children, Dana (Chris) DelDuca-Cindric, Robert "Bobby" (Ashley) Jacobs, Jr., Anthony (Kristin) Jacobs and Ryan Jacobs; grandchildren, Robert Jacobs, III (Lil "B"), Allison Jacobs and Zachary Cindric; brother, Christopher (Christine) Jacobs; cousins, David (Danielle) Balog, Danny and Crystal, Sara Balog and Kayla Dimeo; nephew Brandon Jacobs; and his loving dog, Daisy. He was preceded in death by his parents. Robert worked for MTS Sales & Service as a restaurant equipment service technician for over 20 years. In his down time, he loved to hunt, fish, and ride his motorcycle. He was known to be a history buff and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate fan, having loved to visit PNC Park. He was a dedicated and hard working man, however his life was devoted to his family and grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Church. Fr. Kevin Dominic will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Penn Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Hillman Cancer Center, Attn: Development, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

William M. Schivley

May 24, 2016 |

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

William M. Schivley, 78, of Pleasant Hills, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at home.

 
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David J. Cipicchio

May 23, 2016 |

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

David J. Cipicchio, 69, of Elizabeth Township, formerly of Versailles Boro, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Allegheny General Hospital.

 
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