Carol A. Hammerstrom

February 02, 2017 |

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

Carol A. Hammerstrom, age 76 of McKeesport, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Southwestern Healthcare System in West Mifflin. Born October 26, 1940 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Jesse C. Snyder and Elsie (Lord) Snyder Muse, and loving wife of the late Gerald J. “Sam” Hammerstrom. Carol was a former member of the Beulah Park United Methodist Church, and most recently belonged to the McKeesport Alliance Church. She also was a member of the Red Hat Society where she enjoyed spending time with her fellow friends. She is survived by her children, Jeffrey (Tracye) Hammerstrom of Atlanta, GA, Laurie (John) Lapsley of Glassport, and Scott (Jennifer) Hammerstrom of Scott Twp.; grandchildren, Joseph (Shea) Lapsley, Cara Lapsley, Katie Lapsley, Jared Hammerstrom, Ellery Hammerstrom and Aria Hammerstrom; and her beloved maltese dogs, Benji and Ollie. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Marlene Moore.  Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 10a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Jason Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow at McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven, 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

William E. "Butch" Hudak

February 02, 2017 |

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

William E. “Butch” Hudak, age 69, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Baldwin Health Center. He was a retired steelworker for U.S. Steel Irwin Works in West Mifflin. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and was a die-hard Steelers fan. 

 
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Joan Deanna Dixon Williams Nickerson

February 02, 2017 |

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

Joan Deanna Dixon Williams Nickerson, 77, of Smithdale, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 in AHN Jefferson Hospital.

 
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Frederick D. Brown, Jr.

February 02, 2017 |

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

Frederick D. Brown, Jr., 43 years old of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He was born May 12, 1973 in McKeesport, PA, son of Frederick D. Brown, Sr. and Rev. Clara D. Medlin Brown.

 
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Adolph Davis, Jr.

February 01, 2017 |

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

Adolph Davis, Jr., 85, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in Golden LivingCenter of Mt. Lebanon.

 
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Nadine (Slepecki) Wallace

February 01, 2017 |

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

Nadine (Slepecki) Wallace , age 78 of Elizabeth, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in UPMC East, Monroeville.  Born November 11, 1938 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Hilda (Goffus) Slepecki

 
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David E. Hachman, Sr.

February 01, 2017 |

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

David E. Hachman, Sr., age 89 and formerly of Little Boston, PA, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born August 16, 1927 in Cumberland, MD, he was a son of the late Edward and Mary (Michael) Hachman. 

 
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Thomas G. Tuttle

February 01, 2017 |

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

Thomas G. Tuttle, age 79 of Clairton, passed away in his daughters home in Wilmerding on Monday, January 30, 2017. Tom was burn on March 25, 1937 in 

 
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William R. “Bill” Matta

February 01, 2017 |

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

William R. “Bill” Matta, 89 of McKeesport died at home Monday January 30, 2017. He was born July 7, 1927 in McKeesport, a son of the late Michael and Katherine Oakley Matta and was also preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy Veronick Matta and a brother Joseph Matta. Bill was a Navy veteran and was a foreman for USX Maintenance Division for over thirty years. Bill loved his family, enjoyed fishing, and will be missed by his cats, Wilber, Chick, and Matty. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl and their daughter Samantha; his children with his first wife, Debbie Simonetta and her husband James of Irwin and William R. Matta Jr. and his wife Susan of Elizabeth City, North Carolina; his granddaughter, Carly Simonetta; his great granddaughter, Isabella Kettering; and a sister, Patricia Kiss of McKeesport. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 308 Second St., Irwin, with Father John Moineau, officiating. Those attending the Mass please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles.


 

Marie Rainey Arnold

January 31, 2017 |

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

Marie Rainey Arnold, 99, of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, quietly departed this life Saturday, January 28, 2017 in Kane Regional Hospital. v

 
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Charles R. "Chuck" Ruhe

January 30, 2017 |

Published By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

CHARLES R. “CHUCK” RUHE age 90, of West Mifflin, on January 28, 2017, at home. He was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Denne) Ruhe. He was a retired contract negotiator for Westinghouse. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne where he was an usher. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII and was awarded a Purple Heart. He was a member of the Duquesne-West Mifflin Knights of Columbus #4210, where he was a Past Grand Knight and was a member of the North Hills Historical Auto Club. Beloved husband of the late Jean (Sable) Ruhe; father of Linda Ruhe of Vero Beach, FL, Yvonne Blair and her husband, Dave of Jefferson Hills, Janet Kaufman and her husband, Scott of Upper St. Clair and the late Charles A. Ruhe; grandfather of Justin (Liz) Blair, Vanessa (Bill) Flower, Jordan (Lisa) Blair, Christopher Kaufman and Kellie Kaufman; great-grandfather of Nathan Blair, Raegan Blair and Clara Flower; predeceased by sisters and their husbands, Agnes (Steve) Kosko, Rosella (Dr. Andrew) Petrillo, Celeste (Frank) Matyko, Ruth (George) Vamos; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 2-5 p.m., and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Blessing Service on Friday in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. Burial will be with military honors in the parish cemetery.

 

Dolores M. "Dolly" Butella

January 30, 2017 |

Published By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

DOLORES M. “DOLLY” BUTELLA age 84, of West Mifflin, on January 29, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Anna (Michak) Kushnir. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin where she was a member of the former Christian Mothers. She enjoyed crocheting. Beloved wife for 61 years to Robert J. Butella, Sr.; mother of Robert J. Butella, Jr. of Elizabeth Twp., Gary Butella of West Mifflin and Ronald (Anne) Butella of Perryopolis; also five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; sister of Eleanor (late William) Timko of North Huntingdon, Anna Mae (Donald) Drago of North Huntingdon, Paul (Pamela) Kushnir of Apollo, Larry (Linda) Kushnir of North Huntingdon. Visitation Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 2-4        and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY -SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Blessing Service at the funeral home on Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 

Margaret R. Grice

January 30, 2017 |

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

"argaret R. Grice, age 88, of McKeesport, died Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Elizabeth, PA on July 9, 1928, daughter of the late James and Annie Collins Williams, and wife of the late Raymond "Barney" Grice.

 
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Martha S. Nelson

January 30, 2017 |

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

Martha S. Nelson, age 90, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of White Oak, PA, died Sunday, January 22, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport, PA on March 2, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ira M. and Anna Reisner Shoup and the wife of the late G. Walter Nelson, Jr.  Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Westminster College and her Master of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an English teacher at Glassport Junior-Senior High School and Penn State University McKeesport Campus.  She was a private tutor and a member of the McKeesport College Club. 

 
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Rita DeFelice

January 30, 2017 |

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

Rita DeFelice, age 99 of McKeesport, died January 26, 2017 at Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. Survived by her children, Peggy Carter, Rita Ann DeFelice, Alicia DeFelice, William DeFelice and Nicholas DeFelice; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law; and nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 310 32nd St., McKeesport, PA 15132. Private inurnment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 810 River Ave., Ste. 140, Pgh, PA 15212. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 

 


 

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