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Agnes M. Prisbylla

February 27, 2024 |

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

Agnes M. Prisbylla, age 97 of Castle Shannon and formerly of Port Vue, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024.  Born February 14, 1927 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Tomac) Salopek.  A retired operator for Bell Telephone and a member of Sts. Joachim and Anne Parish - the former St. Mark's Church, Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, the late Joseph Prisbylla, and her siblings: Joseph, Frank, John, Louis, and John R. Salopek, Mary Francetic, Margaret Thompson, Ann Hafner, and Katherine Marlatt.  She is survived by her children Barbara (Bernie) Krah of Saltzburg and Lawrence (Laura) Prisbylla of Castle Shannon; her grandchildren Brian Krah, Michael (Molly) Bennett, Sarah (Mike) Dmowski, Benjamin Prisbylla, and Hannah (Anthony) Auberzinski; her great-grandchildren Madison Krah, Miles and Maggie Bennett, and Sobek Auberzinski; her dear friends Diane Carr and Laura Conrad; her sister-in-law Stella Muschweck; and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Anna Gesmond

February 26, 2024 |

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

Anna Gesmond, of White Oak, danced her way through Heaven’s gate on February 24, 2024. She was promised by family that her actual age would not be disclosed. She was born October 1st, in White Oak, PA, sometime around when jazz and swing music was hip. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Antonine Rogalski Morris. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John (Dick) Gesmond, grandson, William Sensor, II, and siblings.

 
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Richard J. Croyle

February 26, 2024 |

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

Richard "Rich" J. Croyle, age 75, of Clairton passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024, at home. Born March 21, 1948, in Clairton, he was a son of the late William Henry and Annette Ruth (Burnside) Croyle. He worked as maintenance for Steel Valley COG in Homestead and was an Army veteran serving during Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion, Daniel Keffer Post #75, a former member of the Clairton Business Planning Commission, and a purple heart recipient.

 
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Mary Lucot

February 26, 2024 |

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

Mary Lucot, age 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away February 25, 2024 at her son's home in Penn Hills. She was born on October 11, 1933 in Minnesota, a daughter of the late John and Mary Lohlein Peterson. Mary was a member of St. Agnes Church and was employed as a Dental Assistant prior to her retirement.  She was an avid gardener, enjoyed sewing, and loved to bake. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband James Lucot. She is survived by three sons, John and his wife, Cathy, Jim and his wife, Annette, and Michael;  brother Charles Vasko; four grandchildren, Jeremy, John (Heather), Joshua (Keren), Autumn (David); eight great-grandchildren, Micah, Haylee, Garrett, Holly, Carter, Ava, Aaron, and Ashley; great-great-granddaughter Charlotte; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A blessing service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 1 P.M. Interment will follow at Penn Lincoln Cemetery.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Cindy J. Maldonado

February 26, 2024 |

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

In loving memory of Cindy Jean Maldonado (Stumme, Luehm), born on January 1, 1957, and peacefully departed on February 23, 2024. Preceded in death by, and Daughter of Thomas Duane and Norma Jean Ault Stumme. She is survived by her daughters Kelly Hatfield (husband John) of McKeesport and Katy Hurst (husband Layne) of Cincinnati, son Chad Maldonado (wife Sarah) of White Oak, and cherished grandchildren Caleb, Cash, Jordan, Alexis, Olivia, and Emilia.

 
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Catherine M. "Cathy" Scharding

February 25, 2024 |

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

Catherine M. “Cathy” Scharding, age 65, of Duquesne, passed away on February 23, 2024, in UPMC Presbyterian. Born in Pittsburgh on April 17, 1958, she was the daughter of Donald and Eva (Noll) Scharding. 

She was a retired paralegal and was Catholic by faith. She earned a B.S. in Finance from Washington and Jefferson College and a paralegal degree from Duquesne University.  Catherine was a community activist-zealous about keeping her neighborhood clean and safe. 

She is the sister of Sarah “Sally” (David Horne) Scharding of Bethel Park, Albert (Elizabeth) Scharding of Munhall and Andrew Scharding of Duquesne; and aunt of Amber Scharding, Thomas Scharding, Samantha Horne and the late Sandra Scharding. She is also survived by cousins.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 4-8 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. A Blessing Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., with Pastor Seth Booher, officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray, PA.

 


Audrey Jane Sturkie

February 25, 2024 |

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

Audrey Jane Sturkie, age 83 of North Huntingdon passed away February 24, 2024 at her home. She was born on March 12, 1940 in Duquesne, a daughter of the late Aldo and Elizabeth Stanko Tagliavini. Audrey was a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church in North Huntingdon and was the owner of Sturkie Masonry along with her husband. She cherished nothing more than the time she spent with her family. In addition to her parents, Audrey was preceded in death by her husband Anthony Sturkie, and daughters Sherrie Gibson, Laura Demeis, Donna Sturkie, and Toni Sturkie. She is survived by her daughter Sandy (Dr. Michael) Hahalyak; grandchildren Anthony Kasunic (Cassondra), Jessica Nissen (Shane) and Halie Wilson Tucci (Brandon); great grandchildren Carlo and Dominic Kasunic; nieces and nephews Richard & Lisa Tucci and Mark & Diane Patrick. Visitation will be held at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Tuesday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment will be private. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Henry "Hank" Dansak

February 24, 2024 |

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

Henry “Hank” Dansak, formerly of McKeesport, passed away on February 20, 2024 in Abington, Pa. Hank was born on March 27, 1930, to Henry and Mary (Francis) Dansak. After his primary and secondary education, Hank enlisted in the United States Army. The skills he learned in the army became the basis for his lifelong career in radio, telephone, and satellite communication systems. This career of more than 50 years took him to countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Central America where he built or repaired a variety of communication systems on military bases used by American Forces. He could talk for hours about the places he lived, the work he did and the people he met along the way.  Hank retired to Rosslyn, Pa. where he continued to hone his love for golf at Sandy Run Country Club, where he was proud to be one of its oldest members. 

Hank is survived by his wife of 54 years, Aree (Klawsamoot) Dansak of Bangkok, Thailand, his daughter, Jacqueline, his son, Daniel, and his grandson, Devon, of Philadelphia. He is also survived by one brother, Father Thomas Dansak, of Murrysville, Pa., his sisters-in-law Jean Dansak of North Huntingdon, Pa. and Melissa Dansak of Fair Hope, Al., nephews Ryan and David of North Huntingdon, and great-nieces Katherine, Anna, Emily and Grace of North Huntingdon.  Hank was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Daniel Dansak MD, and his brother Robert “Chick” Dansak. 

At his request, services and interment to be held at a later date and will be private family affairs. Local arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER-SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.

 


Janice H. Hillegass

February 23, 2024 |

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

Janice H. Hillegass, 89, of Liberty Boro, passed away Friday, February 23, 2024 at home. She was born November 13, 1934 in Wilkinsburg and was the daughter of the late Harry Joseph and Cora Elizabeth (Smeltz) Horne.   She worked as an accounting secretary for Easley and Rivers Construction, Inc.  Janice was a member of the Liberty Boro Presbyterian Church, where she was a Deacon and was also a former member of the Turtle Creek Presbyterian Church, where she was an elder. In her younger years, she was a great swimmer and competitive diver, for which she was very proud of.  Janice had a contagious and wonderful laugh that lit up the whole room. She was a very kind and generous person, who never once complained.  She will be greatly missed.

 
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Mona Lee Pierce

February 23, 2024 |

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

Mona Lee Pierce, 86, of Liberty Borough, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024. She was born December 7, 1947 in Elizabeth and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Cavanaugh) Joll. She was the wife of the late James Clifford Pierce. Mona Lee and James were the proprietors of the "Last Chance Bar" in Glassport.

 
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Robert C. Johnson

February 23, 2024 |

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

Robert C. Johnson, age 66, of Elizabeth Boro, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a CAD Designer for Chemco Systems in Monogahela. He was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp. He enjoyed golfing, taking his 1977 corvette to local car shows and going to his camp in Slippery Rock. Born November 22, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Robert J. and Shirley J. (Cottom) Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Ruth E. Johnson; daughters, Amber (Michael) Greer of Jefferson Hills and Michelle (Jeffrey) Moeslein of Upper St. Clair; son, Robert A. (Gab) Johnson of Elizabeth Boro; grandchildren, Dom, Abby, Joey and Ryder; brother, Scott A. Johnson of Forward Twp.; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Bruce Johnson. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Prostate Cancer Research c/o UPMC Cancer Institute, 5150 Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolence at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Joyce Ann Rager

February 23, 2024 |

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

Joyce Ann  Rager, age 89 of Irwin, passed away on February 22, 2024 at the St. Anne Home in Greensburg. She was born on April 15, 1934, in Herminie, a daughter of the late John and Lois Tinsman Leisure. Joyce cherished her role as a homemaker, and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed working on puzzles, crafting, ceramics, needlepoint, word searches and was an avid reader. In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her sister Judith Mori and a daughter, Debbie Montini.. She is survived by her son, Dr. David Ross, daughter-in-law Sue Ross, grandchildren Jaime Knauff, Kelsey Ross, Jacey Ross, and great-grandchildren Julianna, Lilliana, and Alexander. Friends will be received  at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon PA, on Monday, February 26th  from 2-4 PM. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


David Morton

February 23, 2024 |

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

David L. Morton, age 70 of North Huntingdon, passed away on February 22, 2024 at his home while surrounded by his wife and children. He was born on May 5, 1953 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Donald and Margery Malone Morton. Prior to his retirement, David was employed as an Electrical Engineer for First Energy, formerly West Penn Power. He was a graduate of both Norwin High School, Class of 1971, and the University of Pittsburgh, Class of 1975 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. David attended St. Agnes Church with his family, and was an active member within the Boy Scouts . He enjoyed traveling, especially to Notre Dame and Virginia Tech, working on cars, and assembling his annual Lionel Christmas train display.  David is survived by his beloved wife Cindy Lenhart, son Daniel (Traci) Morton, daughters Dr. Laura Morton Newhouser (Dr. Shane), and Jennifer O'Mahony (Pat), brother Robert Morton (Cindy), sisters Nancy Goblesky (Donald Jr.) and Donna Dolekary (James), grandchildren Luke, Cecelia, Matthias, Audrey, and Lydia, and numerous extended family members. Visitation will be held on Monday from 4-8 PM at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place in St. Agnes Church on Tuesday at 9:30 AM.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. Interment will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the AHN Nursing Fund at Forbes Hospital. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Patricia J. Fouser

February 22, 2024 |

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

Patricia J. Fouser, age 92, of Dravosburg, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024, in Kane Community Living Center, McKeesport. Born in Pitcairn on October 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Louise (Hicks) Smith. 

 She was Catholic by faith. She enjoyed bingo, was an avid reader, especially articles about WW II, enjoyed war movies, was a wonderful cook and an avid hot tea drinker.

Patricia was the wife of the late Kenneth Fouser; mother of Robert (Jane Ann) Fouser of Dravosburg, Kenneth Fouser of Bedford, Jack (Judy) Fouser of West Mifflin, Jill (late Al) Ernst of West Mifflin, Kathy (John) Armstrong of Liberty Boro, David (Karen) Fouser of Xenia, OH and Scott Fouser of Dravosburg; grandmother of Robert, Dena, John, Joshua, Joshlynn, Becky, J.C., Brett, Brian, Brad, Jenny, Michael, David Jr., Justin and Andrew; and 16 great grandchildren. 

 Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 12 noon-4 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR where a Funeral Service will take place at the conclusion of visitation at 4:00 p.m., with Pastor Jeff Lukacs, officiating. Burial will take place in Richland Cemetery at a later date.

 


William Rondell "Delly" Alred

February 22, 2024 |

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

William Rondell "Delly" Alred, age 49, of McKeesport, died February 16, 2024, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born August 27, 1974, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Choya Suiter and the late William H. Miller and husband of Tammy (Raynak) Alred.  In addition to his mother and wife, Delly is survived by children, Rondell Alred, Devin Raynak, and Dustin Raynak; granddaughters, Nevaeh, Myla, and Jocelynn; a brother, Gary (Monisha) Alred; niece, Tahjere Alred, and many aunts, uncles, nephews, and cousins.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremtionservices.com.  Charles Danforth, Supervisor

 

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    Henry "Hank" Dansak

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    Mona Lee Pierce

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