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Debra A. Bertoty

February 20, 2019 |

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

Debra A. Bertoty, 46, of White Oak, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born October 4, 1972 in McKeesport and was the daughter of John G. and Sandra (Shaffer) Bertoty of White Oak. She was a 1990 graduate of McKeesport Area High School and attended Penn State McKeesport and California University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary and Mentally and Physically Handicapped Education. Debra was employed 23 years as a special education teacher in McKeesport Area School District where she was a second through fifth grade learning support teacher at George Washington, Cornell, and Centennial Elementary Schools and, most recently, at Francis McClure Intermediate School where she was the third, fourth and fifth grade life skills teacher.

 
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Helen M. Kerekes

February 20, 2019 |

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

Helen M. Kerekes, age 94, of McKeesport, died February 20, 2019, at Kane Community Living Center. Born August 10, 1924, in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Mary (Kunick) Filipowski and the wife of the late Ernest Kerekes.

 
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Patricia A. Bell

February 20, 2019 |

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

Patricia A. Bell, age 43, of McKeesport, died February 15, 2019 at her home. Born February 24, 1975 in Danville, IL, she was the daughter of John Wilson and Diane Bell and the life partner of Tyrone Longstreet.

 
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Stella Kerecman

February 20, 2019 |

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

Stella (Duda) Kerecman, age 89, of Forward Twp., passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at home. She was a retired waitress and cook at 7 Springs Golf Course in Elizabeth and a member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church in Clairton. Born December 17, 1929 in Forward Twp., she was a daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Miller) Duda and wife of the late Joseph Kerecman. She is survived by daughters, Mary Jo (Robert) Simon of Pittsburgh and Anna Marie (Pete) Thomas Jr. of McMurray; and grandchildren, Olivia (Kevin) Yealy of Bethel Park and Nicholas Thomas of McMurray. Visitation and services were private. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Jean (Martin) Dewey

February 20, 2019 |

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

Jean (Martin) Dewey of Virginia Beach, VA, died February 18, 2019. Ain’t no grave, gonna hold me down!

On December 2, 1933, she was born in McKeesport, PA to Agnes and James Martin. Married for 55 years to husband, Jerry, who preceded her in death in 2012, they moved between Pittsburgh, PA; Fairmont, WV; and Toledo, OH - raising their four girls (Bobbi Case, Nancy Grice, Jeri Lee Edwards, Robyn Card) and one boy (Marty Dewey) - before settling in Virginia Beach in 1979. While in Pittsburgh, she held several administrative jobs. In Toledo, she worked for a hospital, so when the family moved to Virginia Beach she worked at Virginia Beach General Hospital for 24 years, and then Sentara for 6 more years before retiring.

 
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Edith L. Davis

February 20, 2019 |

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

Edith L. Davis, age 80, of North Huntingdon, died February 19, 2019, at home. Born September 8, 1938, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Wendell and Louise (Lamb) Wakefield and the wife of the late Neal E. Davis, for over 50 years.

 
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Carol Ann Devlin

February 19, 2019 |

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

Carol Ann Devlin, age 70 of Glassport, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019. She was born January 14, 1949 in McKeesport, daughter of the late Otto and Margaret Kepich Gross. Carol was a retired school bus driver for PA Coach. She loved fishing and camping at Madison KOA with her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter Amy Harris of Glassport; sisters, Evelyn (William) Riley of North Huntingdon, Patty Warren of Ambridge; brother, Richard (the late Mary Ann), and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Roche Obituary

February 19, 2019 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Florence E. Roche, 95, of Lincoln Borough died Feb. 18, 2019.  She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Staiger and beloved wife of the late James Roche.  Florence is survived by her son James (Karen) Roche of Cranberry Twp.; daughter Karen (Gerry) Saylor of South Park; daughter-in-law Paula Roche of Arnold, MD; grandchildren Kelly (George) Miteff, Eric (Kristin) Roche,  Scott (Amy) Roche, Dana (Robert) Stolze, Maureen (James) Nassau, Katelyn (Larry) Vogel and Christopher (Anna Zigmond) Saylor; sisters Ruth McGill of Pittsburgh and Dorothy Mae Dinzeo of Monroeville; aslo 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son John Roche. Florence was a member of St. Mark's Parish.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thurs. from 2-4 and 6-8 and Fri. from 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral mass will be held Sat. 12:30 pm at St. Mark's Parich, Liberty Borough.  Interment following Round Hill Cemetery.

 


Margaret Piskor

February 19, 2019 |

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

Margaret Piskor, age 91, of McKeesport, died February 18, 2019. Born April 15, 1927, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Lelak) Tomko and the wife of the late Andrew Lenart.

 
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Peggy M. Tomco

February 19, 2019 |

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

Peggy M. Tomco, age 72, of Elizabeth, formerly of Port Vue, died February 18, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport. Born February 5, 1947, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Dolores (Hunter) Tomco Tucker.

 
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Donna Rae Emery

February 19, 2019 |

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

Donna Rae Emery, age 75, of Perry Twp., passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Country Care Manor. She was a retired crane operator for U.S. Steel, National Tube Works in McKeesport. Born October 9, 1943 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Violet Cavanaugh (Goslicky) Hall. She is survived by her son, Richard Eugene (Rachel) Emery of Dawson; granddaughter, Roberta Jane (Tim) Hunyady of Brownsville; grandson, Richard Edwin Emery of Banning; and great-grandchildren, Axel Hunyady and Liam Emery. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 2 PM until the time of funeral service at 4 PM with Pastor Jason Woods officiating. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Anna Mae Mansfield

February 19, 2019 |

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

Anna Mae Mansfield,  83, of  White Oak, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019. She was born January 21, 1936 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Sczerbak) Dorich. She was the wife of the late Leslie J. Almasy Sr., who passed away in 1977, and the late Clyde J. Mansfield, who passed away in 2006. Anna Mae was a former member of Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church in McKeesport and was a member and volunteer at Sampson's Mills Presbyterian Church in White Oak.  Anna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and her family was most important to her. She loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She enjoyed visiting Phipps Conservatory and casinos and loved shopping at Talbot's and Macy's followed by a stop at Chic-Fil-A.

 
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Ernest R. Hunt

February 19, 2019 |

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

Ernest R. Hunt, 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Forbes Regional Hospital.  He was born January 27, 1929 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Edward and Alma Hunt.  Prior to his retirement, Ernest was a union brick layer and a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin, American Legion, White Oak, was an avid bowler and enjoyed hunting and fishing.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Jane McConville Hunt; and son-in-law, William Thomas.  He is survived by his wife, Barbara Hepner Hunt; sons, Robert Hunt and Gary Hunt; daughters, Shirley (Gerry) Hayburn, Diane (John) Hooper, Patty Thomas, Sue Bolla, Alice (Rob) Evans, Lori (Rick) Conrad; stepchildren, Michael (Jean) Hepner, Lauren (Jim) Godby, William (Mary) Hepner, James (Chris) Hepner, Mark (Caryll) Hepner; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shrley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH.  Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Peter J. DiCecco, Sr.

February 19, 2019 |

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

Peter J. DiCecco, Sr., age 94, of Christy Park, died February 18, 2019. Born June 30, 1924, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late John G. and Theresa (D'Eletto) DiCecco and the husband of Charlotte Tresa (Teti) DiCecco, for over 71 years.

 
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Isabelle Busan

February 19, 2019 |

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

Isabelle Busan, 95, of Lower Burrell, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Redstone Highlands Greensburg. She was born August 14, 1923 in Natrona Heights, PA, a daughter of the late Michael and Katherine Jablonski.  Prior to her retirement, Isabelle was clerk for Isaly's in New Kensington.  She was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Lower Burrell and enjoyed playing Bingo, bowling and working crossword puzzles.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Busan; sister, Genevieve Susini; and brother, Gene Jablonski.  She is survived by her two sons, Robert Busan and his wife, Darla, Donald Busan and his wife, Pam; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Susini.  A Memorial Mass will be held in St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 3055 Leechburg Rd., Lower Burrell, PA, 15068 on Saturday, February 23 at 12 P.M.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Redstone Highlands Greensburg Benevolent Fund.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

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