Earl “Gar” H. McDaniel Jr.

June 21, 2017 |

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

Earl “Gar” H. McDaniel Jr., age 65, of North Versailles, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017. He was a noted writer and author that published the novel Between Lives, as well a respected teacher and an editor for numerous newspapers in Pa., Ohio and Va. He is preceded in death by his parents Earl and Doris McDaniel. He is survived by his sister Nancy (Steve) VanAuken; niece Courtney (Yoon) Weaver and their children Evan and Abigail and niece Whitney Walker; as well as many close friends.
 
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Charles “Chuck” Cortese

June 21, 2017 |

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

Charles “Chuck” Cortese, 86, of North Huntingdon died Sunday June 18, 2017. He was born April 20, 1931 in Adamsburg, a son of the late John and Josephine (Ross) Cortese. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Gail E. (Butler) Cortese; a son Shawn P. Murphy; brothers Matthew, Donald, Samual, Phillip, and John. Chuck attended Adamsburg elementary school and Norwin High School where he excelled at football. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran that served as an aerial gunner on a B-36 bomber during the Korean Conflict.
 
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Donna A. Govanucci

June 21, 2017 |

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

Donna Ann Govanucci, 75, of Elizabeth Township passed away on June 19, 2017, after a valiant struggle with Parkinson’s and Lewy body disease.

 
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Helen M. Maksin

June 20, 2017 |

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

Helen M. Maksin, age 93 of Cranberry Twp. and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017.  Born March 5, 1924 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Katherine Belich, wife of the late Stephen Maksin, Sr., and mother of the late Joseph Maksin, Cathy Maksin Morris, and Stephen Maksin, Jr.

 
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Martha "Marty" Ley

June 20, 2017 |

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

Martha “Marty” Ley, age 71, of Pittsburgh, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  

 
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Marlyn Lee Holton

June 20, 2017 |

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

Marlyn Lee (Holmes) Holton, age 76, of Leesburg, FL and formerly of Buena Vista, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Tavares Hospice House in Tavares, FL. She was a member of St. Mary's of the Lake in Eustis, FL and a former member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. She enjoyed baking and was a former baker.

 
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Lois J. Kampman

June 19, 2017 |

Published By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

Lois J. Kampman, 88, of Friedens, Pa., died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Countryside Personal Care Home, with her family by her side.

She was born March 19, 1929, a daughter of the late Louis and Idella Semler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Kampman; a son, James Kampman; her twin brother, Louis (Skip) Semler and another brother, Floyd Semler; and sisters, Sadie Carter and May Semke.

 
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Theodore "Hambone" Stanoszek

June 19, 2017 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Theodore "Hambone" Stanoszek, 91, of White Oak, formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully on Father's Day, June 18, 2017, in UPMC McKeesport. Born in Wilmerding Township on May 14, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank and Catherine Skrupa Stanoszek. Ted was a member of  Holy Trinity R.C. Church West Mifflin, retired from U.S. Steel Duquesne Works, member of American Legion Post 0712 Dravosburg, past member of the G.B.U., former Moose Lodge #75 Duquesne, and V.F.W. Post 188 Duquesne.  Beloved husband of 62 years of Margaret "Midge" Mihailoff Stanoszek.  He is survived by his loving children Cindy (Dennis) Mitrik, Richard (Diane) Stanoszek, Dee Dee (Mark) Troutman, and Lori (Craig) Skovranko, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law George Mihailoff, many nieces and nephews and beloved dogs.

 
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Margaret "Peg" Hipple

June 19, 2017 |

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

Margaret “Peg” Hipple, age 89, of Dravosburg, died Sunday, June 18, 2017. 
She was born in Clairton on August 24, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Patrick Cundra.

 
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Colleen J. Cearns

June 19, 2017 |

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

Colleen J. Cearns, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017 at her home.

 
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Dona M. Sherbine

June 19, 2017 |

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

Dona M. Sherbine, age 88 of North Canton, Ohio, formerly of McKeesport, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was born in McKeesport on September 11, 1928, the daughter of the late James and Jean Skarry Guiser. Dona was preceded in death by her husband Daniel Joseph Sherbine, Sr., her son, Daniel J. Sherbine, Jr., and granddaughter Krista Cotter. She received her undergraduate degree from Carlow College and her Master’s degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Dona was a teacher at St. Angela Merici School (now Mary of Nazareth) for over 20 years, teaching science to 4th through 8th graders. She loved reading and the beach.

 
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Arthur J. "Art" Traud

June 19, 2017 |

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

ARTHUR J. "ART" TRAUD age 77, of Munhall, on June 16, 2017. He was the son of the late Edward and Anna (Closkey) Traud. He was a retired hooker from US Steel Homestead Works. He was a member of St. Joseph, Duquesne and a member of the Elks. Father of Melissa (Mark) Underwood, of Squirrel Hill and Eric Traud, of Ohio; brother of Wayne Traud, of Forest Hills. Predeceased by brothers and sisters, Bernadette M. Marino, Margaret Andrews, Eleanor Wineland, Theresa Considine, Donald Traud, Arnie, Paul, and Amos Traud. Visitation Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 

Aiden J. Denne

June 19, 2017 |

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

Aiden J. Denne, 87, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at home. He was born Nov. 22, 1929, in Duquesne, son of the late Paul and Bernadette (Lager) Denne. He was a retired metallurgical engineer who worked for U.S. Steel, Duquesne, and Lorain Works, Ohio. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, North Huntingdon, and St. Joseph Church, Duquesne. He was a member of Jacktown Ride and Hunt Club, Irwin Moose and Teutonia Mannerchor Club, Duquesne. He proudly served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was the beloved husband of 67 years to Marilyn (O'Bringer) Denne; father of James (Mary Jo Ingelido) Denne, of Harrison City, Suzanne (Kevin) McHugh, of North Versailles, and Sally Kieswetter, of Kitchner, Ontario, Canada; grandfather of five, Meghan (Alex) Caterson, Sarah (Dr. James) Breisinger, Thomas "T.J." Denne, Amanda Kieswetter and Ronald Kieswetter Jr.; great-grandfather of four, William and Benjamin Caterson and Hazel and Patrick Breisinger; and brother of Kenneth (Jean Ann) Denne, of Wilmington, N.C., and the late Paul (surviving spouse Margaret) Denne, of Ft. Pierce, Fla. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne (412-466-3300; William B. Schleifer, supervisor; William Brian Schleifer, funeral director), where a blessing service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 12 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial with military honors will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 
 

Helen L. Perry

June 18, 2017 |

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

Helen L. Perry, age 98 of Jefferson Hills and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Jefferson Hills Manor.  Born February 2, 1919 in Scottdale, she was a daughter of the late Cleveland and Georgeanne (Day) Smith and wife of the late Thomas Perry, who passed away January 25, 1977.  

 
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Marion Mitchell

June 17, 2017 |

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

Marion Mitchell, 89, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Clairton, died surrounded by her loving family on Saturday June 10, 2017. She was born September 8, 1927 in Jefferson Borough and was the daughter of the late James and Nora Mahoney Allen. She was the wife of the late Grant V. Mitchell, Jr., who died August 2009. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Clairton, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 316, and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. Marion was a former Home Health Care Nurse' Aid and was also a former Activities Coordinator at Lifespan. She was an avid Steelers fan and was always decked out in black and gold. She is survived by her loving sons, Grant (Linda) Mitchell of Elizabethtown, and Patrick Mitchell of Marietta, loving daughters, Jacqueline (John) Evans of Brownsville, Denise Mitchell of Elizabeth Twp., and Rebecca (Tony) Mitchell-Perry of Clairton, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren that she loved and adored dearly.

 
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