Louis W. Bauer, Jr.

March 17, 2017 |

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

Louis W. Bauer, Jr., 78 of White Oak, passed away Wednesday March 15, 2017 surrounded by his children. He was born February 28, 1939 in McKeesport and was the son of Kathleen Nurse Bauer of North Huntingdon and the late Louis Bauer. He was the husband of the late Jane Louise Crawford Bauer. Louis was a USMC Veteran and was a star quarterback from 1958-60 at Hofstra University. He retired from the J.C. Penney Company. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Amy (Andy) Guffey, Jaime (Bethany) Bauer, Jonathan (Wendi) Bauer and Jayson (Lynne) Bauer, grandchildren, Madison, Annabel, Andrew, Ava, and Joshua, nieces and nephews.

 
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Daniel "Danny" Reese Williams

March 17, 2017 |

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

Daniel "Danny" Reese Williams, 70, of Greenock, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Danny's final days were spent surrounded by his family and close friends and listening to his favorite oldies and Gospel songs. Some of his more enjoyable days were spent sitting around a pot belly stove with his close buddies talking about backhoes, engines and old times. Danny also enjoyed NASCAR, dirt track car races, and Steeler's football, although he continually changed the TV channels.

 
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Doris Spahr Keenan

March 17, 2017 |

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

Doris Spahr Keenan, 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Sycamore Estates, Duquesne, PA.

 
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Eugene W. Heintz

March 16, 2017 |

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

Eugene W. Heintz, age 91 of McKeesport, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Riverside Nursing Center.  Born November 15, 1925 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Vankirk and Rachel Campbell.  

 
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John R. Bender Sr.

March 16, 2017 |

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

John R. Bender Sr., age 82, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017. He retired after 30 years as an operator for Port Authority in Pittsburgh and was a member of the Transit Authority Union #85. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in White Oak.

 
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Marjorie G. Shiner Sykes

March 16, 2017 |

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

Marjorie G. Shiner Sykes, 80, passed away March 13, 2017 in Excela Health Westmorland with her family by her side. She ws born October 19,1936. She was the daughter of the late Edwin P. and Ilene (Irwin) Shiner.  She was a retired Kindergarden teacher with 34 years of service in the McKeesport Area School District. She enjoyed spending her winters in Arizona and gardening in her yard at home. She will be missed by her loving husband William and brother Edwin P Shiner and wife Melanie and her sister Elayne P. Suskalo and husband Gene.

 
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Carol D. May

March 16, 2017 |

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

Carol D. May, 65, of Irwin, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Pittsburgh.

 
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Russell L. Goetz

March 15, 2017 |

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

Russell Louis Goetz, 86, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born Saturday, May 31, 1930, to father, Herbert J. Goetz, and mother, Edith (Rotzsch) Goetz, in McKeesport, the third of three sons, following brothers, Raymond and Robert.

 
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Joseph J. "Jay" Kovacs

March 15, 2017 |

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

Joseph J. “Jay” Kovacs, age 63 of McKeesport, passed away at home on March 14, 2017 surrounded by his family after a hard fought 12 year battle.  Born February 16, 1954 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Alberta (Spiegel) Kovacs and he was the loving husband of Patty (Mull) Kovacs for 43 years.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Amy (Mark) Myers and Joseph Kovacs; grandchildren, Jocelyn Kovacs, Olivia, Emily, and Brock Myers; sister, Kathy (Tom) Filotei; brother, John (Kim) Kovacs; aunt, Clara Mae Salem; sister-in-law, Ginna (John) Sowa and many nieces, nephews, and friends.  Jay loved his Harley Davidson, fishing with family and friends, and was a jack of all trades who was always there to help someone in need.  He worked for Volkswagen in the Quality Control Department and later as a Lab Technician at Cronimet Specialty Metals in Rochester.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. and on Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 at NOON in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will follow at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Eleanor M. Sipkovich

March 15, 2017 |

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

Eleanor M. Sipkovich, age 91 of Versailles, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in St. Anne's Home in Greensburg.  Born July 31, 1925 in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Zuska "Susan" (Boch) Terek.

 
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Edward William Semcoski Jr.

March 15, 2017 |

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

Edward William Semcoski Jr., age 80, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at home. He was an Air Force veteran and a retired project manager for EMCI in Pittsburgh. He was a member of Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge 526 of Elizabeth and the Elizabeth Twp. Sportsmen's Club.

 
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HARDING OBITUARY

March 15, 2017 |

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

RONALD T. HARDING, 76, of Glassport, died March 14, 2017.  He is the son of the late Patrick and Dorothy Harding.  He is the beloved husband of Diane (McClellan) Harding; father of Ronald W. (Maurene) Harding of Forward Twp., Jeremiah E.  (Melissa) Harding of Glassport and Thomas W. Harding of Glassport; grandfather of Melissa (Dustin) Sayne, Thomas Harding, Joey Took, James Trainer, Harley (Justin)Massero and Desirae Harding ; great grandfather of Elana Jewel and Hunter Lee; brothers of Duane, Glen and Frank Harding and Debbie Willoshell, Kimberly Schaffner, Denise Twele, Linda Brewster and Darlene; also nieces and nephews.

Ron was retired from US Steel Irvin Works and was a member of AARP Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Fri. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral service will be held Sat. 11:00 am in the funeral home.  Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.
 

Oscar "Little Pie" Underwood Jr

March 14, 2017 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Oscar "Little Pie" Underwood Jr. died March 11, 2017. He was born May 9, 1948. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. March 19 at Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead, where service will be held at 11 a.m. March 20. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Twp.

 

Stella M. (Stanoszek) Knapp

March 14, 2017 |

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

Stella M. (Stanoszek) Knapp, 98, of Duquesne, died peacefully Monday, March 13, 2017 at home. Born June 18, 1918 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Skrupa) Stanozsek and beloved wife of the late John D. Knapp. Mrs. Knapp was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne, a former member of court 871, Catholic Daughters of America, Holy Name Women's Guild, former treasurer of the Prince Humbert Club, Promoter of the Association of the Miraculous Medal, the Sacred Heart Club and a co founder of the Merry Maidens Card Club.

 
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Gary G. Tomko

March 14, 2017 |

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

Gary G. Tomko, age 65, of East McKeesport died Saturday, March 11, 2017.  Gary’s love for history and music will be remembered as well as his service to the citizens of Pennsylvania through his employment as a social worker for the PA Dept. of Human Services.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean E. (Duffy) Tomko, and his brother, Danny Tomko.  Gary is survived by his father, Daniel T. Tomko of White Oak; son, Shawn Tomko of North Versailles; daughter, Jenifer (Jon Sava) Tomko of North Versailles; sister, Cheryl (Terry) Fox of White Oak; sister-in-law, Marcia Tomko; grandsons, Cody and Seth; two nieces and one nephew; one great niece and four great nephews.

 
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