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Donald G. Berger

January 21, 2019 |

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

Donald G. Berger, 59, of East McKeesport, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was born July 26, 1959 in Munhall, a son of Donald A. Berger and the late Mary Elizabeth “Liz” (Cerda) Berger. He was a former employee of 5 S Components Inc., East McKeesport, and a member and elder at Linway United Presbyterian Church, North Versailles, where he had also served as the church secretary. He was a fan of 60’s era entertainment, enjoyed bowling, karaoke, and he had a good sense of humor. Donald was a devoted husband and proud father. He is survived by his wife Kathleen A. “Kathy” (Morgan) Berger and his daughter Jessica E. Berger both of East McKeesport; his sister Diana M. (Jim) Smith of West Mifflin; nieces and nephews including Deborah Smith and special thank you Jimmy Smith for his special assistance and care; mother in law Dolores Morgan; brothers and sisters in law Cindy (Marty) Busija, Rick (Shari) Morgan, Sally Rettger (Jeff Conte), and Patty (Sean) Marks.
 
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Mary Lou Leck

January 20, 2019 |

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

Mary Lou Leck, 90 of McKeesport, PA. passed away January 19, 2019 in Riverside Care Center.

 
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Amos L. “Toby” Rager, Sr.

January 20, 2019 |

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

Amos L. “Toby” Rager, Sr., age 80, of Lincoln Borough, died January 19, 2019. He was born in Fairmont, WV on January 26, 1938 and is the son of the late Frank and Mildred Keener Rager. He was the sole proprietor of A and R metal since 1978. He was a member of the Greater Works Church in Monroeville and the Western Pennsylvania Contest Riders. He loved to ride horses and his famous line to say was “Whip and Ride”.

 
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Robert J. Wawrzeniak

January 19, 2019 |

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

Robert J. Wawrzeniak, 88, of Glassport died Saturday January 19, 2019. He is the son of the late Michael and Blanche (Pokropski) Wawrzeniak. He is survived by his daughter Kelly (Paul) Heatherington, 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, son in law Dennis Sobczak and daughter in law Beth WawrzeniakHe was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary (Hornyak) Wawrzeniak, daughter Lynn Sobczak, and son Mark Wawrzeniak. Robert was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish, Polish National Alliance, American Legion, and was honorably discharged  from the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was the retired owner of Bob’s Bar in Glassport where he spent many years with his patrons collecting monies for the UPMC Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund. Friends received Tuesday 2-5 and 6-7:30 at which time a blessing will be held.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the free care fund at UPMC children’s hospital  of Pittsburgh www.givetochildrens.org which was near and dear to Bob’s heart.
Arrangements made by WOJCIECHOWSKI FUNERAL HOME.

 


Lawrence "Bub" William Trimnal

January 19, 2019 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Lawrence “Bub” William Trimnal, 90, of Clairton, formerly of Winter Haven, FL, passed away at home, surrounded by his adoring family, on Friday, January 18, 2019.  He was born January 6, 1929 in McKeesport to the late Irby and Janet Wilds Trimnal.  Bub is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Shirley A. Bobbs Trimnal; sons, Lawrence Trimnal of Clairton, William Trimnal of Clairton, Erick (Sandy) Trimnal of Finleyville, Keith (Cindy) Trimnal of Clairton; daughter, Valerie (August) Smarra of Jefferson Hills; brother, Odis (Dodi) Trimnal of Dravosburg; daughter-in-law, Linda Trimnal of Rock Hill, SC; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Along with his parents, Bub was preceded in death by son, Barry Trimnal; siblings, Charles Trimnal, Wayne Trimnal, and Doris Stock.  He was a proud veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean Conflict, before retiring, Bub was an iron worker and was a member of Local #3 Iron Worker’s Union.  He was a member of VFW Post 803 in Clairton, enjoyed golf, and loved spending time with his family.  Aside from his love and pride for his family and his country, Bub fulfilled a promise he made to himself when, at age 57, he received his GED.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA  15025.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Living Hope Assembly of God Church, 901 Worthington Avenue, Clairton,  PA  15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Tracie Lynn Ayers Upperman

January 19, 2019 |

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

Tracie Lynn Ayers Upperman, age 44, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport, died January 17, 2019, at home after a losing battle with drug addiction. Born April 19, 1974, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late James R. Ayers and Linda (Fike) Ziino.

 
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Irene E. Skiffington

January 19, 2019 |

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

Irene E. Skiffington, age 86, of McKeesport, died January 18, 2019. Born August 18, 1932, in Larimer, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Julia (Martin) Morcheid and the wife of the late Regis J. Skiffington.

 
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Mary "Mamie" B. Latta

January 18, 2019 |

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

Mary "Mamie" B. Latta, 91, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 17, 2019. She was born April 9, 1927 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Paul and Katherine (Roscoe) Benyak. She was the wife of the late Lawrence Latta who passed away in 1987. Mamie was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church in McKeesport and the Marian Society there. 

 
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Betty Lou Gasda

January 18, 2019 |

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

Betty Lou Gasda, 78, of Liberty Boro, died Thursday, January 17, 2019 surrounded by her family and close friends. She was born November 23, 1940 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Chester and Anne (Ulich) Charneicki. She was the wife of 56 years of the late John J. "Sonny" Gasda, who passed away August 12, 2015. She was a former member of St. Mark's Parish in Liberty Boro.

 
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Jesse Donald LaFollette

January 18, 2019 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Jesse Donald LaFollette, 83, of Clairton, formerly of Elizabeth, Glassport and Show Low, AZ, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Baldwin Health Center.  He was born May 25, 1935, in Brownsville to the late William Henry Harrison LaFollette and Minnie Marie Smith LaFollette.  Jesse is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Barbara Ann Tognarini LaFollette; sons, Chris LaFollette of West Elizabeth, Glenn (Pammela) LaFollette of Springfield, MO, Don (Kim) LaFollette of Elizabeth; daughters, Barbara “Babs” (Don) Cade of Washington, D.C., Sheryl (Joe) Ingram of Port Vue, Angela LaFollette of Richeyville, PA, Teressa LaFollette of Whitaker, Rene (Rodney) Wallace of Verona;  brothers, William LaFollette and Ronald (Peggy) LaFollette both of Cleveland, Earl (Linda) LaFollette of Fort Meyers, FL; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  Along with his parents, Jesse was preceded in death by siblings, Francis, Carl, Ida, and Gladys.  He was an associate of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in West Mifflin, owned LaFollette Heating and AC, was retired from US Steel National Tube Works in McKeesport, was a sports enthusiast with baseball being his favorite.  Visitation will take place from 2 - 4 pm on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport,  PA   15045.  A memorial service will take place immediately following visitation at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1075 Camp Hollow Road, West Mifflin,  PA  15122.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 


Lester M. Dolton Jr.

January 18, 2019 |

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

Lester M. Dolton Jr., 86, of Murrysville, passed away Wednesday January 16, 2019. He was born May 26, 1932 in Clairton, a son of the late Lester M Dalton Sr. and Emma (Adams) Dalton. Lester is an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a retired electrician for U.S. Steel, Clairton Works. He was a member of Holiday Park United Methodist Church and the Junior Order of United American Mechanics where he held various local, state, and national offices. He had a love and passion for bowling, participating in five bowling leagues, one of which he started 50 years ago. He was bowling only weeks before his passing. Lester had a great love of and faith in the Lord. He loved everyone he met and in return was loved by many. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Janet (Crownover) Dolton; son Brian Dolton; son-in-law Keith Ferrington Sr., and brother Ronald Dolton. He is survived by his children Bonnie Ferrington of Murrysville, Sherri (Mark) Ward of Colorado, Randy (Judy) Dolton of Latrobe, Janet (Robert) Allan of North Huntingdon, and Renee Dolton of Myrtle Beach; daughter-in-law Vickey Dolton of Smithton; 20 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; siblings June Betzner of Elizabeth, David Dolton of McKeesport, Donna Stewart of Elizabeth, Larry Dalton of Liberty Boro, and Gary Dalton of Fayette City; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Constance A. Haupt Rubinsak

January 18, 2019 |

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

CONSTANCE A. HAUPT RUBINSAK age 78 of West Mifflin on January 15, 2019. She was daughter of the late Albert A. and Helen (Andrejcak) Cosley; she was the wife of the late Robert E. Haupt and the late William Rubinsak; mother of Linda (Terry) Hathaway, Terry (Debbie) Haupt, Thomas (Michelle) Haupt all of West Mifflin and Lora (Thomas) Komar of Dravosburg; grandmother of Heather, Zachary, Jared and Tanner; great-grandmother of Addison; sister of William A. Cosley of West Mifflin and Darlene (Rege) Ditmore of Punta Gorda, FL. There will be no visitation or service. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne 412-466-3300.

 
 


Christina Marie Lindsey

January 18, 2019 |

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

Christina Marie Lindsey, age 62 of Versailles, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born Christmas Day, 1956 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Steven E. and Ida Virginia (Barkley) Messina, Christina worked as a home-health caregiver at homes in the area and worked for 20 years at the CFU Lodge 146 of Versailles, where she was also a member, and the Elks Club.  She is survived by her husband Michael P. Lindsey, her daughter Shelbi Lindsey of Pittsburgh, her sisters Stephanie (Jack) Oliver of McKeesport and Denise Ann Messina of Michigan, and her grand-dogs Ralph and Rhonda. 

 
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Kenneth N. Hensler

January 16, 2019 |

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

Kenneth N. Hensler, 82, of East McKeesport, passed away Tuesday January 15, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Ken retired from U.S. Steel Research Center, Monroeville, and had worked for U.S. Steel for forty years. He was a member of Miller United Methodist Church, North Versailles and a former volunteer for Meals On Wheels. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Viola “Vi” (Rowley) Hensler; his sons Kenny C. Hensler and his wife Shellie of Kennedy Township and Raymond G. Hensler and his wife Kathy of Cranberry Township; his grandchildren Matthew (wife Sara), Kelly, Michael, Brad, and Rachel Hensler; his sister Rita Marrow of East McKeesport; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Dominick Anthony Candelore, Sr.

January 16, 2019 |

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

Dominick Anthony Candelore, Sr.  88, of Buena Vista, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Tuesday. January 15, 2019. He was born January 26, 1930 in Elizabeth Township and was the son of the late Venturino and Monica (Loretta) Candelore. He was the husband of the late Lena (Roma) Candelore. Dominick was a member of The Church of the Nazarene in Bunola and was a US Air Force Veteran. He was a member of Laborer's Local 1058, the Buena Vista Fire Co., WMBU Club, Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens, and the Old Timer's Bowling League and Golf League.

 
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