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Herman G. Bohinski

March 25, 2019 |

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

Herman G. Bohinski, age 82, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and retired as a welder for Westinghouse in Trafford. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with family. 

 
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John J. Ciehanoski

March 25, 2019 |

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

John J. Ciehanoski, age 92 of Clairton and formerly of Whitehall, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Lawson's Nursing Home in Jefferson Hills.  Born August 2, 1926 in Canonsburg, he was a son of the late Peter and Anna (Gostawska) Ciechanowski.  A US Navy Veteran of World War II and retiree from J&L Steel in Pittsburgh, John was a former member of St. Patrick's Church in Canonsburg and a member of the Polish National Alliance of Washington, PA.  He joins his wife of 24 years, the late Dolores (Laskowski) Ciehanoski, who passed away May 28, 1990.  John in survived by his daughter Kristina (Steve Perunko) Ciehanoski of Clairton, his grandson Ryan (Tina Zaborowski) Lippert of West Mifflin, his great-grand-puppies Remy and Bella, and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Norma A. Achtzehn

March 24, 2019 |

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

Norma A. Achtzehn age 89, of Duquesne on March 23, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Francesco and Concetta (Ardiana) Roviaro. Norma worked at the Famous Dept. Store, Kennywood Parks' Penny Arcade and managed the Beauty Fair in Duquesne. She loved playing cards, games, casino trips, reading and doing for her family and loved working Cryptoquits puzzles and ballroom dancing with her husband. She was the former chairman of the Duquesne Democratic Women's Club, former president of the former Holy Name Mother's Club and former First Lady of the City of Duquesne. Beloved wife of 70 years to Melvyn “Mel” Achtzehn; mother of Cheryl (Eugene) Dudash of Davie, FL, Lori Achtzehn of White Oak, Bonnie (Dr. James) Acuff of McCandless Twp., and Guy (Marcy) Achtzehn of York, PA; grandmother of Bethany (Ed) Toland, Nicole Dudash, Heather (John) Blakeney, Haley Acuff, Megan and Sydney Achtzehn; also survived by her special cousin, Ada Genito. Visitation on Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME , 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mfflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

 


Kenneth G. Haberjak

March 24, 2019 |

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

Kenneth G. Haberjak, Sr., age 76, of McKeesport, died March 22, 2019, at home. Born September 23, 1942, in McKeesport he was the son of the late George and Eleanor (Holt) Haberjak.

 
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Stephen C. Bill

March 24, 2019 |

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

Stephen C. Bill, age 91 of North Huntingdon  died March 23, 2019 at Forbes Regional Hospital. He was born February 28, 1928 in McKeesport, a son of the late Steve and Evelyn Vanetta  Bill. Prior to his retirement Stephen was employed by Teledyne Firth Sterling. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the US Navy as a Seabee, a member of Beulah Park Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Maxine Hennessey Bill and one sister, Virginia Puskeric. He is survived by one son Brian Bill (Melissa), three daughters,  Stephanie Miller, Paula Mercalde (William), Marcella Duke (Jay), one brother, Walter Bill  (Marjorie) , 5 grandchildren Steven (Andrea), Craig (Amy), Justin (Nancy),Derrick (Aish), Jacob and 6 great grandchildren. Visitation James W. Shirley Funeral Home Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral service Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment Jefferson Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to a military charity of your choice. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Margaret A. "Peg" Bryer

March 24, 2019 |

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

Margaret A. "Peg"  Bryer, 76, of McKeesport, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019. She was born October 30, 1942 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late  Frank  and Esther Goins Marzina.  She was the wife of the late Raymond E. "Butch" Bryer who passed away May 12, 2009.  She worked many years as manager of the gift shops in UPMC Shadyside Hospital and UPMC Mercy Hospital, as well as being an administrative assistant for Rotorooter. She was a member of the former St. Martin DePores Church in McKeesport. She loved traveling, bowling, playing cards and going to the casino. She was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and going thrift store shopping.

 
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Olivia K. Gwaley

March 23, 2019 |

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

Olivia K. Gwaley, 94 of North Huntingdon, died March 22, 2019.  She is the daughter of the late Rudy and Mary Mocibob and wife of the late Calvin Gwaley.  Olivia is survived by her son David (Kathleen) Gwaley; grandsons Jonathan (Hope) Gwaley and Jason (Rachel) Gwaley and great grandson Finnley.  She was preceded in death by her sister Natalie Kaftal.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Tues. from 9 to 10:00 am, at which time a funeral service will be held.  Interment following Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.

 


Agnes Helen Hornak

March 23, 2019 |

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

Agnes Helen Hornak, 90, died Friday, March 22, 2019. She was born July 16,1928, daughter of the late John and Anna Kuchel of East McKeesport. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Richard, who died January 26, 2019. She is survived by two twin daughters, Marcie Reese (Barry) and Cheryl Saylor (Michael); and grandchildren, Christopher (Dana), Claire, Dylan (Anastasia) and Evan; and great-grandson Axel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers John and William Kuchel. Agnes was happy and content in her role as wife and homemaker. She was a wonderful mother who set a great example of treating people with respect and living a life without the need for extravagance. She and her husband Dick spent over fifty years enjoying their cottage on Lake Erie as often as possible with family and friends. A private family funeral is planned. Memorial donations can be made to: Gateway Hospice, 9380 McKnight Road, Arcadia Court, Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

 


Nick V. Trbovic

March 22, 2019 |

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

Nick V. Trbovic, 85, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019. He was born August 14, 1933 in McKeesport and was the son of the late George and Anna (Vignevic) Trbovic. Nick was a member of  St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport and was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War.

 
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Donald F. Chapas

March 22, 2019 |

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

Donald F. Chapas, 86, of White Oak, died March 8, 2019, at Locust Grove in West Mifflin. Born June 10, 1932, he was the son of the late Stanley and Veronica (Balonis) Chapas and the husband of the late Mary Jane (Yeo) Chapas, who preceded him in death by 9 months, they were married for over 61 years.

 
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Jerome W. Wright

March 22, 2019 |

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

Jerome Wright, 84, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019.  He was born June 15, 1934 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Walter W. and Sophie Wright.  Prior to his retirement, Jerry was an information systems manager for WESCO and a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of St. Agnes Parish and enjoyed attending air shows, train shows, all Norwin community events and spending time with his grandchildren.  He is survived by his loving wife, Jane Schroer Wright; sons, Walter Wright and his wife, Bridget, Jerry Wright Jr. and his wife, Faith; daughters, Marsha Meyers, Kathy Novacek and her husband, Dave; grandchildren, Charlie (Jamie), Brianna, A.J. Randi, Katie, Tally; great-granddaughter, Savannah; and sister, Lori Whelan.  Friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church with Msgr. Paul Fitzmaurice officiating.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Thomas J. Juraszek

March 21, 2019 |

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

Thomas J. Juraszek, age 86, of North Huntingdon, died March 20, 2019, at
Forbes Regional Hospital. Born October 18, 1932, in McKeesport, he was
the son of the late Leon and Maryanna (Menet) Juraszek and the husband of
Bernadette (Slepecki) Juraszek for 60 years.

 
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William C. "Bill" Patterson

March 21, 2019 |

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

William C. "Bill" Patterson, age 65, of Glassport, died March 15, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport. Born August 8, 1953, he was the son of the late William A. and Lillian C. (Heveker) Patterson and the husband of Ruth A. (Serena) Patterson.

 
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Barbara J. Miller

March 20, 2019 |

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

Barbara J. Miller, age 83, of McKeesport, died March 16, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport. Born May 7, 1935, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Minerva (Schwalm) Smith and the wife of the late Bruce Lamont Miller, Jr.

 
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Wendell G. Yates

March 20, 2019 |

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

Wendell G. Yates, age 95, of Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Grandview Estates of Elizabeth. He retired after 39 years as a steelworker for U.S. Steel, Clairton Works. An Army veteran, he served 2 1/2 years in China, Burma and India during World War II. He was a member of Blaine Hill AARP and Forward Twp. Senior Citizens. Born June 19, 1923 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late Bert H. and Violet C. (Cramer) Yates and husband of the late Thelma Ruth (Herget) Yates. He is survived by daughter, Dorothea Kelly of West Newton; one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; and one great-grandson; also, nieces and a nephew. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by daughter, Wendy Thorn, and brother, Bert Yates. Visitation and service were private. Burial was in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

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