Paul Joseph Pociask

January 23, 2016 |

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

Paul Joseph Pociask, 78, of Elizabeth Township, died Friday, January 22, 2016. He was born August 31, 1937 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Paul F. and late Margaret Polak Pociask. He was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Township, White Oak American Legion Post 701, Versailles Croatian Club, Eleventh Ward Welfare Association, Elizabeth Township Ex-serviceman's Association, Polish Alliance # 352, Blaine Hill Fire Co. Club, East McKeesport F & AM Lodge 765, Turner's, and the Central Vol. Fire Co. where he served as Lieutenant.

 
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Thomas J. Gambal

January 23, 2016 |

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

THOMAS J. GAMBAL, 73, died Jan. 22, 2016.  He is the son of Helen (Suchta) Gambal and thelate Joseph Gambal.  He is survived by his wife Carolyn (Sikora) Gambal; son Eric Gambal; brother Donald (Grace) Gambal of Parma, OH; aunt, uncle, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Tom was a member of Holy Trinity Church.  A memorial mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church at a later date.

Funeral arrangement by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 

George D. McAtee Jr.

January 22, 2016 |

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

George D. McAtee Jr., 90, of North Huntingdon, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at home. He was born March 14, 1925 in McKeesport and was the son of the late George D. McAtee Sr. and the late Catherine M. Bauerschmidt McAtee. He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in North Huntingdon and White Oak American Legion. George was proprietor of the George D. McAtee Co., and was a WWII Veteran serving in the USMC in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre.

 
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Sheila Dolores Smith-Perrino

January 22, 2016 |

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

Sheila Dolores Smith-Perrino (68) born in Homewood, PA July 8, 1947 died in her home with her family around her. Sheila's lively, upbeat & happy spirit left a mark on all who met her & loved her. She leaves behind her husband Nicholas Perrino, her daughter Lori Huemme Diaz & her son Thomas Huemme Jr. along with 6 grandchildren.

 
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Gregory A. Kaminski

January 22, 2016 |

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

Gregory A. Kaminski, age 53 of McKeesport, passed away January 21, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport. Born August 6, 1962 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Ronald and Jean (Booth) Kaminski. Greg was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed playing video games. He will be missed dearly by his siblings and extended family.

 
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Beatrice "Bea" Kifer

January 22, 2016 |

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

Beatrice P. "Bea" Kifer, 92, of Glassport, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at UPMC McKeesport. She was born Feb. 11, 1923, in Vindex, Md., to the late Howard and Lulu Simms Knox. Bea was the loving wife of the late Lloyd Kifer, who passed away in 1981.

 
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Albert P. Oeler Jr.

January 22, 2016 |

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

Albert P. Oeler, of West Mifflin, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Well, this was bound to happen. So if you're reading this, you know my status of living has changed. I was born Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1918, in Nick Lee Hollow along the Thompson Run Creek in the City of Duquesne. I was the first-born son of Albert and Veronica (Weber) Oeler. My grandparents were John and Elizabeth (Sonderegger) Oeler and Joseph and Theresa (Goldbach) Weber.

 
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Joe Cecil Dougherty, Jr.

January 21, 2016 |

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

Written by Joe's family: 

Betsy, I left you today January 16, 2016, I wish I could have stayed.  We had an amazing life together and I know I will always be in your heart.

 
 
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Robert E. Butz

January 21, 2016 |

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

Robert E. Butz, 78, of Charleroi, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016. He was born November 12, 1937 in Greensburg and was the son of the late F. Emmett Butz and the late Eleanor May Cline Butz. Robert served in the United States Air Force and was a graduate of the Potomac State College of West Virginia University. He was a retired Manager for the Authority of The Borough of Charleroi. He is survived by his wife, Judy A. Shively Butz, son, James Robert "Rob" (Jamie) Butz of Belle Vernon, daughter, Tracy Stablein of Monongahela, brother, John (Judy) Butz of Arizona, and sister, Carol (Richard) Patterson of Youngstown.

 
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Theodore R. Potersnak

January 21, 2016 |

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

Theodore R. Potersnak, 75, of Liberty Borough, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at Jefferson Hills Manor. Born June 22, 1940, in Liberty Borough, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna (Ulich) Potersnak. Theodore was an Army veteran, serving during Vietnam. He is survived by nephews, Paul (Sue) Potersnak, of Port Vue, Steven Potersnak, of Austin, Texas, Richard Potersnak, of Austin, Texas, Joseph Dora, of Howard, Colo., and Robert Dora, of Elizabeth; great-nephew and godson, Robert Potersnak, of Brentwood; great-niece, Faythe Potersnak, of White Oak; and also survived by Kelly George, of North Braddock; and many other great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

 
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Anne C. Dzurko

January 20, 2016 |

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

ANNE C. DZURKO, 97 of Glassport died Jan. 20, 2016.  She is the daughte of the late George and Maria (Kachur) Basarab.  Wife of the late William T. Dzurko, Sr.  Mother of Mary (Tom) Mahoney of Poolesville, MD, William (Celeste) Dzurko, Jr. of Elizabeth and Thomas (Linda) Dzurko of El Paso, TX; grandmother of David, John, Carolyn, Daniel and Michael; also beloved nieces and nephews.

 
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James C. "Jim" Shull

January 20, 2016 |

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

James C. Shull, Sr. age 85, of North Huntingdon, formerly of McKeesport died on January 20, 2016.  Born May 23, 1930 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Carl L. and Margaret (McClintock) (Shull) Lynce and the husband of Shirley (Slusser) Shull.  Jim was a letter carrier with the U.S. Post Office in McKeesport for 40 years and was also a guard at CCAC in West Mifflin for 22 years.  He belonged to the McKeesport Masonic Lodge 375, where he received his 50 year pin.  He also was a member of Christ U.M.C. of North Huntingdon, where he was a Charter Member and a past deacon.  In addition to his wife Shirley, he is survived by children, James Shull, Jr. of McKeesport and Karen (James, Jr.) Wetzler of Canandaigua, NY; cousins, Myra and Jon.  He was preceded in death by aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday from 2-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be Saturday, 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Pastor Eric Dennis will officiate.  Burial will follow at Richland Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Christ U.M.C. of North Huntingdon at 2800 Coulterville Rd, McKeesport, PA 15131.  Condolences may be left at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 
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Robert Faulkner

January 20, 2016 |

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

Robert Faulkner, IV, age 51 of Emsworth, passed away January 19, 2016 at his residence. Born May 30, 1964 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Robert Faulkner, III and Alice (Karr) Faulkner. Robert worked for over 10 years at Hausler Roofing. He enjoyed golfing and always looked forward to spending time with his family. He is survived by his children, Robert Faulkner, Brandi McLennan, and Benjamin Faulkner; grandchildren, CiraBella McLennan, GiaBella Rose Faulkner, and Cylas Faulkner; siblings, Laura, Thomas, Brian, Alice, and Eric; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service to celebrate Robert’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.

 

Anna Damico

January 19, 2016 |

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

Anna Damico, age 102 of North Versailles died January 18, 2016 at UPMC East, Monroeville of an aortic aneurysm. She was born March 16, 1913 in North Braddock. Anna was a member of St. Bellamine Church in East Mckeesport. She was the widow of August who passed away in 1996, mother of the late Rudy Kardos who passed away in 2010.

 
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James M. Tullius

January 19, 2016 |

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

James M. Tullius, age 60, passed away surrounded by his loving wife and children on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in Cumming, GA after battling cancer.  Formerly of Crystal Beach, FL, Jim was born in McKeesport in 1955 and grew up in Clairton.  

 
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