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Jeffrey Barnes

October 15, 2018 |

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

Jeffrey Barnes, age 68, of McKeesport, died October 9, 2018, at home. Born May 30, 1950, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late James and Kathleen (Robertson) Barnes.

 
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Adam Christopher Bonetti

October 15, 2018 |

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

Adam Christopher Bonetti, age 22, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Born July 1, 1996 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of Edward A. Bonetti of Baldwin and Nichelle Pacish (Brian Disman) Bonetti of Forward Twp. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, Dominic (Haylee Saunders) Bonetti of Elizabeth and Anthony Bonetti of Forward Twp.; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Sharon Pacich of Clairton; and niece, Sophia Bonetti; also, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. No services are planned. Donations can be made to the family. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Kevin L. Keller

October 15, 2018 |

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

Kevin L. Keller, age 64, of North Versailles, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018. He was born November 9, 1953 in New Kensington, a son of the late Theodore and LaRue Keller. He was a long-time member of Linway United Presbyterian Church in North Versailles where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He retired after 32 years as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service in Monroeville, Plum and Penn Hills before spending the last 5 years as a Legislative Assistant to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He loved watching hockey, especially with his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of over 39 years, Susan E. (Krupa) Keller; children Shaun (Sabrina) Keller and Shannon (Tony Cautela) Jeffries; grandchildren Brianne Jeffries and Luca and Landon Keller; brothers Howard (Helen) Keller and Keith Keller; and sister Karen (John) Crandall.
 
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James R. "Jim" Matthias

October 15, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

James R. "Jim" Matthias, 83, of Duquesne died Friday, October 12, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian. Born in McKeesport, November 29, 1934, he was the son of the Late George and Mary (Uhrine) Matthias. Mr. Matthias was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, The Parish Men's Club, Knights of Columbus Council 4210, and the IBEW Local 29. He was a retired employee of the Duquesne Light Company and a humble servant of the Church, serving as a Eucharistic Minister for many years, and a U.S. Army Veteran.

Beloved husband of the Late Ann Ragan Matthias. He is survived by four sons, Robert (Diane), James (Sandy), Michael (Tracey) and William Matthias; a brother, George Matthias and a sister, Geraldine Vennebush; Seven Grandchildren, and many Nieces and Nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in Death by a brother William.

 
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Paul W. Biles

October 14, 2018 |

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

Paul W. Biles, age 76, of Elrama, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a mechanic for Servi-Sel Inc. in Bethel Park. He was a member of Elrama Volunteer Fire Company and the Elrama Sportsmen's Club.

 
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Gertrude M. Smola

October 13, 2018 |

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

Gertrude M. Smola, 96, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.  She was born August 11, 1922 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Wilmer C. and Mary (Filtz) Auckerman.  Gertrude was a member of The Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, Church Women's Group, Cereal Heights Homemakers and card club.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Smola; son, Paul Smola; brothers, Raymond and Russell Auckerman, sister, Eleanor Vargo; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Tuesday 11 a.m-1 p.m.  A funeral service will take place on 1 p.m.  in the funeral home chapel.  Interment in Irwin Union Cemetery.

 


John Fekete

October 13, 2018 |

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

John Fekete, 75, of Westmoreland City, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Transitions Healthcare.  He was born March 25, 1943 in Jersey City, NJ, a son of the late John and Mary Dzurka Fekete.  Prior to his retirement, John was a machinist for Fulmer Company, a veteran of the US Army, having served during Vietnam War, and a member of St. Stephen's Byzantine Catholic Church.  He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Judith A. Churley Fekete; sons, Steven Fekete, Robert Fekete and his wife, Susan, Christopher Fekete and his wife, Jamie; sister, Mary Walley and her husband, Dick; grandchildren, Brice, Reese, Michael, Sarah and Julie; many nieces and  nephews, great-nieces and nephews; and a great great-nephew.

 
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Mary L. Kunicky

October 12, 2018 |

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

Mary L Kunicky, age 95, of Liberty Borough, died Octobert 11, 2018, at John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport.  Born April 7, 1923, in Erie, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Carmella (Fedei) Riazzi and the wife of the late John H. Kunicky.

 
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William J. Lodor

October 12, 2018 |

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

William J. Lodor, age 66, of McKeesport, died October 11, 2018. He was born April 2, 1952, in McKeesport.

 
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Rose Marie (Fejes) Manning

October 12, 2018 |

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

Rose Marie (Fejes) Manning, 75, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at home. She was born October 20, 1942 in McKeesport to the late Bert and Annette (Michalski) Fejes. She was the wife of the late Edward M. Manning, who passed away January 20, 2015. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth and worked in administration at CCAC for many years. She is survived by her son, Michael E. Manning of Delray Beach, Fl, grandsons, Seth Manning of Delray Beach, Fl and Nathaniel and Shane Bryner, both of Bethel Park, as well as nieces and nephews.

 
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Ray David Critchfield

October 12, 2018 |

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

Ray David Critchfield, 73, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  He was born in Uniontown on November 26, 1944 to the late Harry G. and Drusilla (Phillips) Critchfield. Ray was a US Army Veteran and attended Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church. He worked for the former US Steel Christy Park Works and also worked for Alva M. Squibb Company. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Charlene L. (Sedlar) Moore Critchfield,  sons, David R. (Cindy) Critchfield of Lamont Furnace and Charles E. Moore of Jefferson Hills,  daughters, Denise Renee (Greg) Garner of Mount Pleasant, Carla (Dr. Larry) Tentor of Ashland, VA, and Barbara (Kirk) Moore of Brooklyn, NY, grandchildren, Maitlyn, Ryan, Jessica, Jordan, Molly, Morgan, Meredith and Zachery, sister, Barbara Lee Salitrik of Hopwood,  nieces, Martha, and Druann, and nephews, David, Bill, Matt and Eric.

 
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Liz Tedesco

October 12, 2018 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Elizabeth E. “Liz” Tedesco , 70, of McKeesport, died Thursday, October 11, 2018 at UPMC McKeesport.  Born in McKeesport, April 20, 1948, she was the daughter of the late David and Vivian L. Paulson Parker.  A graduate of McKeesport High School and the McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing, she was a member of the McKeesport Hospital Nurses Alumni Association.  Liz was a registered nurse and served as a nursing supervisor at UPMC McKeesport.  She is survived by her husband, retired McKeesport Police Chief Alfred J. Tedesco, daughter, Jodi (Ray) Templer of Penn Hills, son, A.J. (Louise) Tedesco of McKeesport, grandchildren, Caitlyn and Owen Templer, sisters, Jill (Jamie) Holtzman of White Oak and Kathy Kampman of Sebring, FL, also by her family dogs, Max and Benji, and her grand dog Oden.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Karen Parker.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 1-5 PM.  A service will be held in the funeral home during the visitation at 4:30 PM with the Rev. Jay Mitlo officiating.  The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society or to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven.

 


Arleen M. (Vereb) Bottesch

October 11, 2018 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Arleen M. (Vereb) Bottesch, 73, of Duquesne, died peacefully at home, on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Born in Duquesne, May 30, 1945, she was the daughter of the John Peter and Mary (Pastor) Vereb. Mrs. Bottesch was a retired employee of the admissions department of UPMC Shadyside. She is survived by her loving children; James (Leslie) Bottesch, Robyn (Pamela DeGuffroy) Bottesch, and Jamie (Charles Stemler) Bottesch; six grandchildren, Kasi (Stefan), Allison, Ethan, Morgan, Riley, and Naia; and a sister, Barbara Vereb.

 
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Alex Hutsko Jr.

October 11, 2018 |

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

Alex Hutsko Jr., 78, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Forbes Regional Hospital.  He was born August 6, 1940 in McKeesport, a son of the late Alex and Mildred (Musulin) Hutsko.  Prior to his retirement, Alex was a field engineer for Peoples Natural Gas, a veteran of the US Navy having served during the Vietnam War, and a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1958.  He was a member of St. Agnes Church, an antique car enthusiast, and enjoyed going to car shows.  He is survived by his sons, Matt Hutsko and his wife, Marisa, and Russell Hutsko; brother, Charles Hutsko and his wife, Paula; sister, Dorothy Ikach; and grandsons, Alex and Eric.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 9 a.m. in St. Agnes Church with Msgr. Paul Fitzmaurice officiating.  Burial to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Lois Hindman

October 11, 2018 |

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

Lois Hindman, age 73, of Pitcairn, died October 10, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born April 18, 1945, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late William John and Florence (Rout) Keller.

 
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