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Edward D. McCarron

October 22, 2019 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Edward D. McCarron, 85, of North Versailles died on Monday October 21, 2019. Son of the late James and Alice (Walker) McCarron.  Beloved husband of 64 years to Mary “Shirley” (Cifone) McCarron. 

Loving father of Edward McCarron of North Versailles and Kevin (Shari) McCarron of Bradenton, FL. Grandfather of Edward McCarron, Sean McCarron, Matthew McCarron, Alyssa (Michael) Fick, Caitlin (Tristen) Laiten, and Lauren (Nate) Loving.  Great-Grandfather of Levi Fick, Lauren Fick, Ean Laiten, Asher Laiten, and Atoli Laiten.

 
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Joseph Leonard Cherpak

October 22, 2019 |

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

Joseph Leonard Cherpak, 92, of North Huntingdon, died peacefully on Monday, October 21, 2019 in Riverside Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born in Duquesne, October 7, 1927, he was the son of the Late John and Catherine (Cipkala) Cherpak. Mr. Cherpak was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, a retired Bar Mill Hooker at the Former U.S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works, and a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army, Korean Conflict. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

 
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Ethel M. Grimball Hamlin

October 22, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Mrs. Ethel M. Grimball Hamlin, 94, peacefully slept with family by her bedside in Akron, Ohio. She was born Oct. 30, 1924, and raised in McKeesport, Pa., the first-born child of the late Eugene George Grimball, Sr. and Marie Bell Mikell Grimball. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Carl William Hamlin, bothers Clyde William Grimball, James Melvin Grimball and sister Gladys Delores Grimball.

Ethel attended McKeesport area schools and was a graduate of McKeesport High School. She later became a licensed beautician after graduating from LaSalle Beauty School. She worked at Sadee’s Beauty Shop for many years. Piano lessons were taught to Ethel by Mrs. LaRue Frederick and Mrs. Addie Farrell of McKeesport, PA. She was also given vocal lessons from Mrs. Maudelene Johnson of Pittsburgh, PA.

 
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Connie M. (Burge) Morgan

October 22, 2019 |

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

Connie M. (Burge) Morgan, 75, of West Mifflin died peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019, in Locust Grove Personal Care, West Mifflin. Born in McKeesport, September 26, 1943, she was the daughter of the Late Adrian and Helen Jean (Trasp) Burge. She was a member of Resurrection Roman Catholic Church in West Mifflin. Beloved wife of Robert Morgan. She is also survived by a son Richard (Kimberly) Morgan of Murrysville, a daughter Roberta (Robert) Moses of Carlisle, a sister Colleen Sommerville, two grandchildren, Kyle Joseph Morgan and Connor Michael Segina. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins and an uncle, Jim Burge.

 
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Gregory Paul “Cabbage” Kavalukas

October 22, 2019 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Gregory Paul “Cabbage” Kavalukas, 67, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Wednesday October 16th, 2019 at the John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. He was born in McKeesport on June 17th, 1952 to the late Peter and Catherne Mols Kavalukas. Gregory is survived by his loving companion of 18 years, Nancy Halt, and her daughters, Angela Maren (Maarten) Jacobs, and Nicole Speeney. He also leaves behind grandchildren, Sydni Speeney, Anneke Jacobs, and Ashton Jacobs, sisters, Roberta (Charles) Simeral, of South Carolina and Pamela Kavalukas, of McKeesport, niece, Shanna (Gary) Morgan, of South Carolina, nephew, Shawn (Sara) Simeral, of South Carolina, great-nephews, Conner Morgan, and Caden Simeral, and great-niece, Delany Simeral. Gregory was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Catherne. He was a former member of St. Mary’s Church, and was previously employed by Allegheny Parks, South Parks. Gregory enjoyed playing softball, where he played umpire, and participated in the Boys Club. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, November 2nd at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025, from 2-4pm. A memorial service will take place in the funeral home at 4:00. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Gary R. Springer

October 22, 2019 |

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

Gary R. Springer, age 65 of Greenock, passed away at home on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  Born May 31, 1954 in Quonset Point, RI, he is a son of Virginia Lee (Baker) Springer of Elizabeth Twp. and the late Glenn Reed Springer.  Gary retired from the Allegheny County Office of Property Assessment and was a 32nd degree mason with F&AM #731 of Duquesne-McKeesport.  He was active in coaching also with Steel Valley Men's Softball and formerly Mt. Vernon Youth Association.  Besides his mother, Gary is survived by his wife of 37 years Lynda (Ludwick) Springer; his sons: Steven Springer of Monroeville, Jason Springer of Ft. Myers, FL, and Justin Springer of McKeesport; his father-and-mother-in-law Wayne and Patricia Ludwick of Myrtle Beach, SC (formerly of Elizabeth Twp.); and also cousins, in-laws, nieces, and nephews.  Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his brother Robert Springer.  

 
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Edward W. Stash

October 22, 2019 |

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

Edward W. Stash, age 61, of McKeesport, died October 21, 2019. Born December 10, 1957, in Hooversville, he was the son of the late Edward W. Sr., and Rose Marie (Kelly) Stash and was the husband of Patricia L. (Lowrey) Stash.
Edward loved riding bicycles and camping. He made several trips to Washington, D.C. and throughout Ohio.

 
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Richard Paul McAfee, Sr.

October 22, 2019 |

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

Richard Paul McAfee, Sr.,  83, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019. He was born March 19, 1936 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late John Hunter and Mary Catherine (Knittle) McAfee. Richard had worked for Gateway Towers in Pittsburgh and was a US Army Veteran.

 
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Raymond F. Crew

October 22, 2019 |

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

Raymond F. Crew, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019.  He was born December 15, 1929 in Pittsburgh.  Ray was a graduate of Penn State University and upon graduation was employed by US Steel where he was later awarded the Andrew Carnegie Scholarship and attended Carnegie Tech.  He was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Army Security Agency, forerunner of the CIA  He was a found member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, longtime member of North Huntingdon Democratic Club, elected democratic committee man, and Wilmerding YMCA.  Ray was an avid gardener and animal lover and had a strong love for nature.  He is survived by his loving of 53 years, Nancy Park Crew; son, Raymond C. Crew and his wife, Erin Phelan; daughters, Jennifer Crew and her husband, Andrew Davis, Rebecca Beal and her husband, Brandon; Holly Crew; grandchildren, Amanda DiLoreto, Adam Beal and Dylan Davis.  A memorial mass will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, North Huntingdon.  In lieu flowers, donations may be made to Westmoreland County Food Bank or a kind deed.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Dwayne Robert (Fish) Christy

October 21, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Dwayne Robert (Fish) Christy, 59, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Canterbury Place.

He was born May 23, 1960 in McKeesport, son of the late Robert Christy and Virginia Adams Christy.

After graduating high school,  “Fish” attended Community College of Allegheny County and the University of Pittsburgh, where he furthered his education. Dwayne was a member of Morningstar Baptist Church, where he was a faithful member of the combined choir and the male chorus. Dwayne also taught Sunday school regularly.

Dwayne leaves behind to cherish his memory a brother, Kevin Smith, other loving family members, and friends.

 
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William E. “Boo” Guyaux

October 21, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

William E. “Boo” Guyaux, on Sunday, October 20, 2019, age 55 of North Versailles. Boo was the loving son of the late Donald and late Helen (Bertum) Guyaux. Devoted father of Brittany (Fiancé Dylan) and Jessie (Fiancé Ken) Guyaux. Boo is also survived by his siblings, Tammy Stophel, Donene, Dorene, Lori and, Jason (Stephanie) Guyaux, also numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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John "Jack" Malcolm Francis MacDonald

October 21, 2019 |

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

John “Jack” Malcolm Francis MacDonald, age 92, of Elizabeth Twp., died Monday, October 21, 2019.  He was born in McKeesport on December 24, 1926 and is the son of the late Archibald John and Elizabeth Kraus MacDonald.  He was a graduate of Mercersburg Academy and Franklin and Marshall College and was a veteran of World War II serving on active duty in the Philippines and Japan. 

He retired in 2011 after 56 years in the financial services industry with McKelvy & Co. which later merged with Parker/Hunter Inc. and then Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC.  A certificate of recognition was presented to him by Parker/Hunter Inc. on September 19, 2005 for 50 years of dedicated service.   Formerly he was a Senior Vice President, a member of the Board of Directors and a trustee of the ESOP Fund at Parker/Hunter Inc. before they were purchased by Janney Montgomery Scott.  He was a member of the Board of TRC Companies, Inc. from 2001 to 2008, and was a board member of several privately held companies.  He was a member of the Board of Directors of McKeesport Hospital (now University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – UPMC McKeesport) from 1974 to 2003.  He then became a member of the McKeesport Hospital Foundation from 2003 to 2017.  He was also a member of the following: President of the Mon Yough Area Industrial Development Corporation; the McKeesport Industrial Development Authority; the Mon Yough Chamber of Commerce; the McKeesport Rotary Club; the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Southwestern Pennsylvania where he served on the Finance Committee and Investment Committee; White Oak Borough Council for eight years and President of Council for six years; Founding Board Member of the Landmark at Hillsboro Condominium Association in Hillsboro Beach, Florida, where he served on the Board as a Member and Treasurer for many years; and Trustee of the Dr. Frederick A. Prescott Medical Scholarship Fund.  Jack and Joan loved to travel and had visited at least 70 different foreign countries.  They also enjoyed planning trips with both their immediate family and extended family.

 
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Rosemae (Rothrauff) Lyden

October 21, 2019 |

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

Rosemae (Rothrauff) Lyden, 94, of Monroeville, died Friday October 18, 2019. She was born May 21, 1925 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Thomas and Devora Rothrauff and was also preceded in death by siblings Betty Flickinger, Thomas Rothrauff, and James Rothrauff. She was a retired supervisor for G.C Murphy Co. She is survived by her children William J. Kessler and Sandra Christopher; a sister Patricia Peyninghaus; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Dino J. Bizzozero

October 21, 2019 |

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

Dino J. "Diz" Bizzozero, age 61, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a general maintenance worker for Brightside Academy in McKeesport. He was a member of Blaine Hill and Elizabeth fire halls and he loved loud music, cooking Italian food, and watching Pirates baseball games. 

 
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Timothy A. Sable

October 20, 2019 |

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

Timothy A. Sable of Erie, PA on October 18, 2019.  Born in McKeesport on March 30, 1955, he was the son of the late Orrin “Bucky” & Mary Sable. Timothy was a retired school Guidance Administrator in Rochester, NY.  He is survived by his brother Patrick (Mary Catherine) Sable of South Park; nephews Nicholas Hvasta and Michael (Amanda) Sable, niece Kelly (John) Tusai and cousin Sandra (Derek) Saldanha.  Timothy was predeceased by his sister, June Hvasta.  There is no visitation.  Burial will be private in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin, PA. 

 

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