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Joseph M. Laird

August 15, 2018 |

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

Joseph M. Laird, aged 76, of West Hempfield, PA, died peacefully on August 14, 2018, surrounded by his devoted wife of 50 years, Kathy, and their four children.

 
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Elyssa L. D'Antonio

August 15, 2018 |

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

Elyssa L. D’Antonio, age 64 of Port Vue, passed peacefully at home in the presence of family on August 14, 2018. She was born on August 13, 1954 in Braddock, PA, the daughter of the late Louis V. and Nedra L. Sheffel Wahl. She loved cooking, especially on holidays, camping and going to Steeler games.

 
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Arthur Clarence Clawson

August 15, 2018 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Arthur Clarence Clawson, of Duquesne, formerly of Clairton, passed away at home Sunday, August 12, 2018.  He was born November 16, 1950, in Clairton, to the late Albert and Anna Lucas Clawson.  He is survived by sons, Arthur (Bonnie) Thompson of Spring Lake, NC, Chad Clawson of Glassport; daughters, Melissa Clawson of Glassport, Ann Clawson of Versailles Boro; grandson, Trent Carlisle of Spring Lake,  NC; siblings, John Clawson of Mechanicsburg, Susie Fiore of Glassport, Ethel (Matt) of Glassport.  Arthur served in the US Army during the Vietnam War, enjoyed restoring classic cars, and playing cards.  Visitation will take place on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 4 – 8 pm at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport,  PA  15045.  A memorial service will take place at the funeral home immediately following visitation at 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the funeral home to help defray costs.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Charlotte Rae (Whitaker) Evans

August 14, 2018 |

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

Charlotte Rae (Whitaker) Evans, 89, of Derry, formerly of Trafford, passed peacefully Friday August 10, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born May 16, 1929 in Wall, a daughter of the late Charles Roy and Edith Mae (Miller) Whitaker and was also preceded in death by her husband Joseph F. Evans. Charlotte was a former cook for LaDonne Restaurant, North Huntingdon and was a member of Bible Baptist Church, Latrobe, the Theological Society of East McKeesport, and was a longtime volunteer for at the Grapeville VFD Gun Bash. She was a former active Girl Scout Leader while living in Illinois. She is survived by her children Faye D. Villa-James and her husband Ken of Cavittsville and Charles S. Evans and his wife Sandra Niehl of Turtle Creek; her grandchildren Kenneth (Vickie) James of Latrobe, Bethany A. James of Avalon David K. (Ashley) James of Greensburg Darlene F. (Chris) Fiasco of Monroeville, Alan Kunkle of Turtle Creek, and Anna (Aaron) Gabor also of Turtle Creek; her great grandchildren Michael C. and Matthew J. James of Latrobe, Autumn Gabor of Pitcairn Robert Kunkle of Washington state, Andrew Kunkle of New Kensington, Tyler Gabor of Pitcairn, and Brandon and Delana Gabor of Turtle Creek; and has been blessed with three great great grandchildren living in Washington state; siblings Robert A. (Patsy Joan) Whitaker Sr. of Valparaiso, IN and Edith M. Pedder of Herminie; also nieces Michele Whitaker and Edith Mae (Daniel) Ruggiero III and nephews Robert A. Whitaker Jr and Ray Alan (Jessica) Pedder; also great nieces and nephews.
 
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Faye Baldwin

August 14, 2018 |

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

FAYE BALDWIN age 79, of Monroeville, formerly of Erie, on August 11, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Morris and Rebecca (Sheldon) Baldwin. She was a retired nurse from Allegheny General Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Pgh. Sister of Cheryl (George) Laboda of Erie, and Valorie (William) Bucheral of Erie; also nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday, August 17 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where her funeral service will be held on Saturday at noon. 
 

 


Mary Ann Malinchak

August 14, 2018 |

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

Mary Ann Malinchak, age 80, of McKeesport, died August 11, 2018, at Riverside Care Center of McKeesport. Born November 30, 1937, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Baskosky) Rine and the wife of the late Raymond M. Malinchak, for over 60 years.

 
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Joseph Thomas “Tom” Orzulak

August 14, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Joseph Thomas “Tom” Orzulak, 67, of Lawrence, Kansas, died Aug. 6, 2018, at his home.

He was born July 14, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Frank “Frosty” and Helen (Donnelly) Orzulak. Raised in Port Vue, PA, he was a 1969 graduate of South Allegheny High School and in 1974 earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts at California State College in California, Pa. He taught metal shop at Plum High School for 5 years and was a supervisor for PennDOT, Lovedale District, for a number of years. He was a proud member of the Port Vue Volunteer Fire Company.

After a move to Lawrence, Kansas, in 1985, Tom was the director of parking services at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, before landing his dream job as Street Division Manager for the City of Lawrence for 23 years, retiring in 2013.

He married Patricia Smith on May 17, 1975 in Versailles, Pa. She survives at home.

 
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Frances Gatto

August 13, 2018 |

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

Frances (Homa) Gatto, age 87, of Forward Township, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Arden Courts. She retired as a clerk for Pennsylvania American Water Company in Elizabeth. She was a member of Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in McKeesport where she taught Religious Education for 65 years, receiving special recognition from the bishop for her years of service. A former clerk at the Glass House in Glassport, she was an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling and softball.

 
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Corey Ryan Mandich

August 13, 2018 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Corey Ryan Mandich, 25, of Vanderbilt, formerly of Clairton & South Park, passed away at home on Friday, August 10, 2018.  He was born December 22, 1992, in McKeesport, to  Gregory A. and Gloria L. David Mandich Sr.  Along with his parents, Corey is survived by daughter, Charlotte Rose ; brothers, Gregory (Stephanie) Mandich of Clairton, Adam (Lauren) Mandich of Perryopolis; grandmother, Bonnie (James) DeVault of Anderson, SC; nieces/nephews, Hunter, Jordan, Chris, Rylan, Jax, Jayden.  He was preceded in death by grandparents, Lois and George Mandich.  Corey enjoyed operating and repairing dirt bikes, fishing, music, and being with his nieces and nephews.  Visitation will take place Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 4 – 8 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton,  PA  15025.  A memorial service will take place at the funeral home immediately after visitation at 8 pm.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made directly to the funeral home or, they can also be made at www.fundthefuneral.com, to help defray costs.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Mary Ann Miller

August 13, 2018 |

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

Mary Ann Miller, age 77, of McKeesport, died August 11, 2018, at home. Born September 30, 1940, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Edwin "Red" and Martha Elizabeth (Ostrander) Moore and the wife of the late Thomas Miller and first husband David Callahan. Mary dedicated her life to caring for her family.

 
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Mary Barchie

August 13, 2018 |

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

Mary Barchie of Oakley, MI and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 in the Chesaning Comfort Care Center in Chesaning, MI.  Born in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Rupcic) Puskaric. 

 
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Kevin R. Thompson

August 12, 2018 |

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

Kevin R. Thompson, 45, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018.  He was born February 11, 1973 in Jeannette, a son of Beverly Taylor Thompson and the late Homer Thompson.

 
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Fred G. Overfield Jr.

August 12, 2018 |

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

Fred G. Overfield Jr., 94, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Walden's View.  He was born July 11, 1924 in Elizabeth, a son of the late Fred G. and Minnie (Packer) Overfield.

 
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John Townslan Hoak

August 12, 2018 |

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

John Townslan Hoak, 77, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at home. He was born May 17, 1941 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Roderick and Martha (McLean) Hoak. John served as a Paratrooper for 2 years in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division. He spent most of his life being self-employed. His talents as a multi-skilled Craftsman led to being co-owner of Hoak Brothers, Inc., West Newton Lumber Co. , Yough Fuel and Energy and most recently Hoak Construction, Inc., building quality homes. His favorite pastime was enjoying adventures with his wife and grandchildren, especially involving travel. He was a mentor to many young men and was a member of the NRA. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol A. (Kite) Hoak. They were married June 13, 1964. He is also survived by his sons, John B. (Jessie Sedlock) Hoak and Jeffrey T. (Tabatha) Hoak of Elizabeth Township and Jason C. (Melissa Kelly) Hoak of Pittsburgh, sister, Martha Jane Donaldson of Buena Vista, grandchildren, Jeffrey (Alysa), Jacob, Randy, Jason, Ashley, and Julia, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and many brother-in-laws, and sister-in-laws.

 
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Samuel R. Mazzei

August 12, 2018 |

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

Samuel R. Mazzei, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday August 8, 2018. He was born September 5, 1931 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Samuel N. and Francis (Soloman) Mazzei and was also preceded in death by his wife Eunice M. (Sestrich) Mazzei; a brother Francis Mazzei, and sisters Angela Palotti and Mary Williams. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, North Huntingdon, retired employee of Calgon Carbon, Pittsburgh, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of Teamsters Local 249, and a member of VFW Post . Samuel is survived by his children Samuel R. (Lauren) Mazzei Jr. of North Huntingdon and Joseph R. (Tammie) Mazzei of Industry; grandchildren Catherine E. , Joseph S., and Katie M. Mazzei; a brother Robert Mazzei of Alison Park; and nieces and nephews.
 
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