John P. DeBerardinis

October 13, 2017 |

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

John DeBerardinis, 55, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017.  He was born September 16, 1962 in Pittsburgh, PA, a son of the late Abele and Mary Sudor DeBerardinis.

 
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Keith Alvin Markle

October 12, 2017 |

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

Keith Alvin Markle,  60, of Crafton, formerly of West Newton, died  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at home. He was born August 6, 1957 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Alvin "Creamy" and Elinor Smith Markle. Keith worked for Midwest Transport and had formerly worked for Schneider Trucking Co. and Walmart Trucking. Keith was an outstanding Little League and Pony League baseball player in West Newton. He was in the last class to graduate West Newton High School in 1976. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. He is survived by sisters, Sandi (Joe) Hawthorne of Buena Vista, and Debra (Don) Furar of Goodyear, AZ, brothers, Kevin Markle and Dennis (Jeanette) Markle of West Newton, nieces and nephews.

 
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Robert E. "Bob" Delo

October 12, 2017 |

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

Robert E. "Bob" Delo, age 76 of Coulters, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport.  Born December 23, 1940 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Robert Ellis and Marilouise (McCormick) Delo. 

 
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Peter Yacko

October 12, 2017 |

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

Peter Yacko, age 89, a resident of Concordia, Cabot, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He was born April 23, 1928 in East McKeesport, a son of the late Anthony and Martha (Hrynik) Yacko. He was a former active member of the Norwin Alliance Church, North Huntingdon, a former member of Men’s Prayer Fellowship, and went on to volunteer at the Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot. He attended Nyack College in Nyack, New York and graduated from St. Paul Bible College, St. Paul, Minnesota. Upon graduation he served as a missionary with Village Mission in Nebraska and Missouri. Peter owned the Yacko Construction Company for many years where he built and remodeled churches across West Pennsylvania. He retired as the Safety Maintenance Supervisor at Precise Metals and Plastics in North Versailles.
 
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Gertrude Feeney

October 12, 2017 |

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

Gertrude Feeney, 89, a resident of Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon, formerly of North Versailles, died Saturday October 7, 2017. She was born December 11, 1927 in North Versailles a daughter of the late George and Gertrude (May) Feeney. She was a retired secretary for Westinghouse Airbrake Company, Wilmerding. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by siblings Harry Feeney, Howard Feeney, and June Kudman. She is survived by her brother Earl Feeney of North Huntingdon. Services and interment were private. Arrangements were handled by Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, East McKeesport. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfueralservuices.com.
 
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David (Dave) Spiegel

October 11, 2017 |

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

David (Dave) Spiegel, age 92, of Newville and formerly of White Oak, died on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He was born on July 26, 1925 in Uzhhorod, Czechoslovakia and was the son of the late Bernath and Malka Lichtenstein Spiegel. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Charlotte (Cecie) Weiss Spiegel, and was the loving father of Joel (Lynn) Spiegel of Greensburg, Miriam (Robert) Robinson of Mount Holly Springs and Eric (Jennifer) Spiegel of Ellicott City, MD; brother of Jennie (Milton) Reynard of Belmont, California; adored Papa of Julie (Keith) Goddard, Justin (Miranda) Pihony, Sarah (Jon) Malek, Laura Spiegel, Katie Spiegel and Natalie Spiegel; adoring great-grandpa of Mackenzie Goddard, Reese Goddard, Rory Pihony and Rigel Pihony; also survived by many special nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

 
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Lois J. (Meigs) Landis

October 11, 2017 |

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

Lois J. (Meigs) Landis, 92, of North Huntingdon, died Thursday October 5, 2017. She was born September 25, 1925 in Irwin, a daughter of the late William J. and Mary M. (Fisher) Meigs. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Irwin. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Harvey G. Landis and grandson in-law Max Howard. She is survived by her children Ronald G. (Linda) Landis, Karen J. Rager, and Gaye L. (David) McCarthy all of Greensburg; grandchildren Sherry Howard, Eric (Stacy) Rager, and Michelle (Shane) Hopkins; great grandchildren Max and Shayla Howard, Jacob and Deja Reed, and Brooke Rager. Services and interment will be private. The William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Irwin, 724-863-1200 is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.

 

Harry Kenneth Shoemaker

October 11, 2017 |

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

Harry Kenneth Shoemaker, age 67, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017. A Navy veteran having served in Vietnam, he was a retired mechanic for Elizabeth Auto Sales. Born April 3, 1950 in Wilson, he was a son of Gertrude (Sphect) Shoemaker and the late Harry Shoemaker. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Darlene F. (Stearns) Shoemaker; and sons, stepchildren, grandchildren, sisters, nieces and nephews. Private visitation took place on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 
 

Beverly J. (Harshberger) Smith

October 10, 2017 |

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

Beverly J. (Harshberger) Smith, age 59, of North Huntingdon, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 8, 2017. She worked as a trauma nurse at Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh for over 25 years before spending the last 5 years as a nurse educator at Excela Health of Latrobe. She is preceded in death by the wonderful couple that raised her Carl and Mildred Bock. She is survived by her daughter Casey Smith (fiancée Andrew Rogowski) of North Huntingdon.
 
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Eugene Carl Lepsch

October 10, 2017 |

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

Eugene Carl Lepsch, 84, of Coulters, died Monday, October 9, 2017.  He was born October 24, 1932 in Greenock and was the son of the late Charles George and Edna Marie Hendry Lepsch. He was the husband of the late Eleanor A. Valecko Lepsch who died February 26, 2016. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church of Boston, and was retired from Port Authority of Allegheny County.  He was also a retired Pennsylvania Constable. He was a member of Rescue 8, White Oak Rescue and the McKeesport Ambulance Service. Eugene was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. He is survived by his son Robert Michael (Anna) Lepsch of Chalfant,  daughters, Kathleen (late husband, Guy) Esposito and Rose Ann (Dennis) Torok of Coulters, grandchildren, Deanne Torok-Katchur (Chris), and Christopher and Cassie Lepsch, step-grandchildren, Guy, Jr., Michael, Gary, Carl, and Timothy Esposito, and Jennifer Speranza, and nieces and nephews.

 
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Raymond Vern Fisher

October 10, 2017 |

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

Raymond Vern Fisher, age 82, of West Elizabeth, and formerly of Bridgeport, CT passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. An Army veteran, he was a security guard for St. Moritz in Bunola. 

 
 
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Hazel M. Stammer

October 10, 2017 |

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

HAZEL M. STAMMER, 94, of West Mifflin, died Oct. 9, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late John and Sadie Anderson.  She is the wife of the late Russell Stammer.  Hazel is survived by her children Claudia Stammer, Gwen Kovalsky, Chris Stammer, Russell Stammer and William Stammer.  Hazel was a retired nurse for McKeesport Hosptial and former member of the First United Methodist Church in Duquesne. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 

Shelly L. Kiraly

October 10, 2017 |

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

SHELLY L. KIRALY, 75 of Glassport, died Oct. 9, 2017.  She is the daughter of the late William and Anna (Andrews) Kiraly.  She is survived by her brother Bill Kiraly of White Oak; niece Alexandra Kiraly and her beloved dog, Bandit.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her aunt Helen Batt.  Shelly was a legal secretary for Scoratow and Dudik Law Firm; she did free lance typing for Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital as well as volunteer work.  She was an executive secretary for Westinghouse Electric Corp., Bettis Atomic Plant and also worked for Attorney Richard Zeleznik in the late 50's and early 60's.  Shelly was a member of the Senior Citizens Center in Glassport and was an avid golfer, accomplishing 8 hole-in-ones and was a 4-time woman's champ at Bel Meadow Country Club in West Virginia.  Shelly graduated from Glassport High School, where she was a majorette and went on to Grace Martin Business College, graduating with honors.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Fri. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral blessing will be held Sat. 10:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki.  Interment following McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery.

 

John Frank Dawson, Sr.

October 09, 2017 |

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

John Frank Dawson, Sr., age 72 of White Oak, died Monday, October 9, 2017. He was born September 22, 1945 in McKeesport, the son of the late Thayer C. and Milda Schneider Dawson. 

 
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Lucy (Rizzo) Filia

October 09, 2017 |

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

Lucy (Rizzo) Filia, age 91, formerly of Wilmerding, after a long struggle with dementia. Wife of the late James; beloved mother of Joseph (Marsha) of Columbus, Ohio, and James F. (Mary Kay) of North Versailles; dear sister of Rosemary (the late Frank) Abate of Delaware, Connie (Jack) Biedinger of Hempfield, William (Lucille) Rizzo of Hawaii, and the late Frank Rizzo; also 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and a great grandson.
 
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