Michael J. Palyo

November 10, 2018 |

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

Michael J. Palyo, 78, of Lincoln Borough, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018. He was born August 4, 1940 in Clairton and was the son of the late Michael and Helen (Duch) Palyo. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Ann (Gajdzik) Palyo; his loved and greatly appreciated children, Deborah (Thomas) Honaker of Elizabeth Township, Mark Palyo of Columbia, VA, John (Kae) Palyo of Lincoln Borough; his grandsons, who he adored and loved dearly, Derrick (Ashlee) Honaker, Ryan (Gabriella) Honaker, Jacob (Katrina) Palyo, and McGregor Palyo and his granddaughter, Emma Palyo, who he loved dearly and was his pride and joy, and his 3 special great-granddaughters, Reese, Ada and Lena Honaker, brother-in-law, David (Chris) Warner, uncle, John Vento, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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M. Ruth Yacko

November 10, 2018 |

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

M. Ruth Yacko, 86, a resident of Concordia Lutheran Home, Cabot, Pa. formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, November 10,2018. She was born March 7, 1932, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late John Robert and Mary Elizabeth White Jones. She was a member of Norwin Alliance Church where she served as a deaconess. She was also involved in leading women’s prayer fellowship, children’s church,  youth group, VBS and nursery,  also backyard clubs at her home. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Peter Yacko; sons, Lowell and Darrell Yacko; brother Ellis Jones and sisters; Elizabeth Bowland and Doris Morrison. She is survived by daughters, Mary Forbes, and Darlene (John) Hanko; daughter-in-law, Verla Jenkins Yacko, seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in the funeral home with Rev. Richard Jenks officiating.  Interment will take place at Long Run Cemetery. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

James T. Kovalcin

November 10, 2018 |

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

James T. Kovalcin, age 86 of North Huntingdon died November 9, 2018 at his home. He was born July 25, 1932 in Duquesne, a son of the late John and Elizabeth Palyo Kovalcin. James was a member of St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a metallurgist for U.S. Steel Duquesne Works. He enjoyed bowling and golfing and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Korean War  . He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Evelyn Jones Kovalcin, 4 brothers and three sisters. He is survived by two sons, Bob Kovalcin, Craig Kovalcin (Sherri), one daughter, Andrea Kovalcin (Chris), 7 grandchildren, Christopher,Derek (Nicole), Jessica (Bryan),Bobbie, Zachary (Brittany), Mollie, Cody, 7 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home on Monday 2-8. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Church followed by interment at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Norwin Community Resource Center. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Elsie B. Proctor

November 09, 2018 |

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

,Elsie B. Proctor 93 of North Huntingdon died November 9, 2018 at  Excela Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born September 6, 1925 in Eighty Four, PA.  Daughter of the late Charles and Katherine McCabe Bowers.  Prior to retirement Elsie was employed as a Teller at Irwin Bank & Trust with 24 years of service.  She was an active member of Circleville United Methodist Church and AARP Chapter 3221.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Mason Proctor in 1996 and sister Ada Barber.  She is survived by son Richard (wife Carol) Proctor, grandchildren Kelli (husband Joseph) Maryanski and Jason (wife Julie) Proctor.  Great grand children Kiera, Kaetlyn. Austin, Tyler, and Kathryn, special friends, Betty Gonos, Beverly and Marshall Gorr.    Visitation will be Sunday 2-4,6-8 p.m  at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc, Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment will be at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com . Memorials may be made to Circleville United Methodist Church.

 

Marvin Harry Holsing

November 09, 2018 |

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

Marvin Harry Holsing, 81, of Greenock, passed away at home on Thursday, November 8, 2018. He was born May 24, 1937 in Greenock and was the son of the late Harry William Holsing and the late Violet  (Dick) Holsing Nelson. Marvin was retired from the former G.C. Murphy Co. home office in McKeesport. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann (Beyer) Holsing, daughter, Linda S. (Fiancée, Mark Arnold) of Greenock, sons, William Holsing of Port Vue and John (JoAnn) Holsing of Elizabeth Township, sister, Beverly Joy (Paul "Skip") Hunter of Greenock, grandchildren, Corey (Angela), Jordyn (Corey), Julia (Dan) , Josie, Amber and Jeremy, niece, Faith (Kenneth) Lasica, and nephew, Paul Hunter. Memorial service will be held Sunday, November, 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. The Rev. Jody Dausey will officiate. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com 

 

Mary A.Geissler

November 09, 2018 |

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

Mary A. Geissler, 83 of Dravosburg passed away November 7, 2018 in Lawson Nursing Home after a short illness. She was born May 26, 1935 in McKeesport the daughter of the late Samuel and Anna Waladjia. She was the wife of the late Lloyd D. Geissler. Mary is survived by neices and nephews. According to her wishes there was no visitation. Funeral mass was held at 1:00pm friday November 9,2018 in St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church. Private burial followed in McKeesport Versailles Cemetery.Arrangments were under the care of the William H. Craig Funeral Home,McKeesport,Pa.

 

Ilene D. Smerkol

November 09, 2018 |

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

Ilene D. Smerkol, 64, of White Oak died Thursday November 8, 2018. She was the daughter of the late William and Anna Fay (Faust) Horvath. She is survived by her beloved husband David Smerkol; daughter Beverly Smerkol; son James (Connie) Mattox; grandchildren Olivia, Grant, and Wyatt; sisters Carol (Gary) Hospodar and Janet (Walter) Dupier; brother William (Millie) Horvath; and many nieces and nephews. Ilene was a claims clerk at K-mart for over 35 years and was a member of Praise Assembly Church. A private family visitation will be held. Family and friends are invited to the interment Wednesday 11am at St. Mary’s Polish Cemetery, White Oak.

 

Margaret J. Perhats

November 09, 2018 |

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

Margaret J. Perhats, age 80, of Port Vue, died November 7, 2018, at home. Born September 30, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Joseph Smith and Kathryn (Ward) Smith Heidler and the wife of Richard A. Perhats, Sr., for 54 years.

 
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Karen Remensnyder

November 08, 2018 |

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

Karen Remensnyder, age 65 of Baldwin, passed away at home on Tuesday November 6, 2018.  She worked as an operations manager at Alcosan and a legal secretary for Fuge and Weiss Law Offices in Clairton.  Born November 16, 1952 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Ellen (Adkins) Remensnyder.  She is survived by her niece Erin Remensnyder of Robinson Township; nephews John and Joshua Daerr; great-nieces-and-nephews Paul Remensnyder and Nathan, Johnathon, and Brittney Daerr; sister-in-law Marcianne Remensnyder; and brother-in-law David Karako. 

 
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Bette J. Hoffman

November 08, 2018 |

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

Bette J. Hoffman, 93, of White Oak, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at home. She was born February 23, 1925 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Albert and Irma Csah Borsi. She was the wife of the late Russell W. Hoffman, who died August 2, 1983. Bette was a graduate of the McKeesport Hospital Nursing Class of 1946 and was an honorary member of the Nurses Alumni Association, as well as The Army Nurses Cadet Corps during World War II . She was also a member of the William Penn Association. She leaves behind several very dear friends.

 
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Theresa L. Ross

November 08, 2018 |

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

Theresa L. Ross, age 79, of Christy Park, died October 27, 2018, at UPMC McKeesport. Born December 8, 1938, in Blairsville, PA, she was the daughter of the late James Alfred and Sylvia (Freeline) Brownfield and the wife of the late Charles D. Ross, Sr.

 
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Fred J. Hirosky

November 07, 2018 |

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

Fred J. Hirosky, age 83 of McKeesport, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 in Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. Born October 23, 1935 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Wargo) Hirosky.  A retired security guard at McKeesport Hospital who also worked as a senior companion for the Area Agency on Aging, Fred attended St. Patrick's Church in McKeesport and was a member of the 11th Ward Club in McKeesport, the Liberty Vets, the Boston Vets, Versailles Croatian Club #146, and the Port Vue American Legion.  

 
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Elizabeth M. Lee

November 07, 2018 |

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

Elizabeth M. Lee, age 97 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  She was born July 30, 1921 in McKeesport, the daughter of the late John and Mary Golya Robb and the wife of the late William White and the late George Lee.   She was an expert at knitting and won many awards over the years, she volunteered at McKeesport Hospital, was employed at McKeesport City Hall and loved being around children of all ages.  She is survived by her daughter, Karen Wedge of Bethel Park; 9 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.   She is preceded in death by her son, James White; and 11 siblings. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 410 Sixth Ave., McKeesport, PA 15132, with Fr. Donald Voss officiating.

 
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Dominic F. Ross

November 07, 2018 |

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

Dominic F. Ross, age 58, of McKeesport, died on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  He was born on November 30, 1959 in McKeesport, the son of Carolyn Szekely Ross and the late Dominic Ross.  He was a licensed Inspection/Emissions Technician at Steel City Auto in McKeesport.  He enjoyed riding his Harley, working on his Trans Am and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was passionate about driving his 18 wheeler, which allowed him to travel and see the country. He had a heart of gold and often helped anyone in need.

 
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Wanda L. Hummer

November 07, 2018 |

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

Wanda L. (Crownover) Hummer, age 89, of Elrama, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Country Care Manor in Fayette City. She retired after 20 years as Postmaster at the Imperial Post Office. She was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church in Jefferson Hills where she was a member of the Christian Mothers. She was a former member of Elrama Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary.

 
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