Herman G. Bohinski

March 25, 2019 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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 |

Published 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.

 

Lawrence W. Meinen

March 20, 2019 |

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

Lawrence W. Meinen, 88, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  He was born January 9, 1931 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Lawrence and Lillian (Drost) Meinen.  Prior to his retirement, Lawrence was an operations manager for Precise Technology, Inc., North Versailles and a veteran of the US Army having served in Germany during the Korean War Era.  He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin, served on the Mon/Yough Trail Council and enjoyed rails-to-trails bicycling,  fishing, model trains and boating.  He was dedicated to friends and family, always eager to lend a hand, emotional support or share a good time.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Zimmerman Meinen.  He is survived by his son, Larry Meinen and his wife, Barbara, grandchildren Abby and Matt; daughter, Laureen Houston, grandchildren Elizabeth and Caroline; brother, Ronald (JoAnn) Meinen.  Friends will be received on Friday from 4 to 8 pm at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday at 9 am in Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin.  Interment in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mon/Yough Trail Council, Elizabeth, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

David E. Carnahan

March 20, 2019 |

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

David E. Carnahan, age 76 of Elizabeth Township passed away Sunday, March 17th at his home. Born January 24, 1943, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Glenn E. and Nancy Mae (Hayden) Carnahan and the beloved husband of 55 years to Mary Jane (Matuschek) Carnahan.

 
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Judie G. O'Keefe

March 19, 2019 |

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

Judie G. O’Keefe, age 93 of McCandless, died Monday, March 18, 2019 at The Arbors at St. Barnabas – Valencia. She was born January 9, 1926 in Jeannette, PA, the daughter of the late Joseph and Sally Williams Gabriel and wife of the late John J. O’Keefe. Judie was a 1948 graduate of Duquesne University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in Psychology. She was the social chairman for her sorority Sigma Lambda PHI and was a greeter for St. Barnabas. She and her husband John were avid ballroom dancers and achieved the status of king and queen of the ball. She was an excellent seamstress and made her own ball gowns. She touched the lives of everyone she met.

 
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Pamela L. Ely

March 19, 2019 |

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

Pamela L. Ely, age 53, of Clairton, formerly of Liberty Borough, died March 7, 2019, at home. Born April 28, 1965, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Earlene (Collins) Ely.

 
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Daniel R. Gribble

March 18, 2019 |

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

Daniel R. Gribble, age 79, of McKeesport passed away on March 18, 2019 at UPMC Hospital McKeesport. Born on February 17, 1940, he was the son of the late Goldie (Norris) Urbanski and Daniel Wallace Gribble. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Mary (Trail) Norris, and his two half-brothers Leonard and William Earl Urbanski.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia Ann (Guski) and three sons and their wives, Daniel and Dena, Richard and Trina, and Brian and Mailyn.

 
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Milda Jean Fedorka

March 18, 2019 |

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

Milda Jean (Lux) Fedorka, of Greensburg, formerly of Greenock, died March 16, 2019, at Redstone Highlands in Greensburg, Pa. She celebrated her 99th birthday this past December 26, 2018. Lovingly known as “Mimi” by many, she is preceded in death by her late husband, George “Poppop” Fedorka, who died November 7, 1997, and by her parents, the late John “Honus” Lux and Jennie (Nabors) Lux.  Milda was a member of McKeesport High School class of 1937 and sang in the State Championship acapella choir. She studied commercial art and later taught at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She then worked for many years as an artist for the G.C. Murphy Company in McKeesport, Pa. and retired from there as head of the art department.  

 
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Francis J. Spinola, Jr.

March 17, 2019 |

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

Francis J. Spinola, Jr., age 80 of McKeesport, died March 16, 2019, at Jefferson Hospital. Born October 10, 1938, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Francis J. and Selena (Scanlon) Spinola, Sr., and the husband of Marie (Figas) Spinola for over 59 years.

 
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Genevieve T. DeVecchio

March 16, 2019 |

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

Genevieve T. (Gimiliano) DelVecchio, age 90, of Clairton passed away with her children by her side on Friday, March 15, 2019. Born June 16, 1928 in Clairton, she was the daughter of the late Guilio and Frances (Garcia) Gimiliano. 

 
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Rosa D'Amico Tommasi

March 16, 2019 |

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

Rosa D'Amico Tommasi, 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019.  She was born November 5, 1938 in Vittoria, Italy, a daughter of the late Emanuele and Giovanna D'Amico.  She is survived by her loving  husband of 55 years, Giovanni Tommasi; son, Elio Tommasi and his wife, Dawn; daughter, Rosa DeFeo and her husband, James; grandchildren, Gabby (Matt), Sabrina, Giovanni, James, Elaina and Elio; brothers, Carmello and Salvatore D'Amico; sisters, Angela Lauretta and Elena D'Amico; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon. Interment to follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Irwin, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Craig M. Provins

March 16, 2019 |

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

Craig M. Provins, age 48 of White Oak, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. Born February 24, 1971 in McKeesport, he was the son of David (Linda) Provins and Barbara (Regis) (Yonek) Fiore. Craig was a steelworker and welder for U.S Steel in Clairton.

 
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Chester F. "Chet" Ornowski

March 15, 2019 |

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

Chester F. "Chet"  Ornowski, 93, of White Oak, formerly of McKeesport, died March 14, 2019 at home surrounded by family. He was born January 16, 1926 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joseph and Barbara (Kurkowski) Ornowski. He was preceded by the love of his life, the late Patricia (Shank) Ornowski, who passed away January 31, 2014.  After completing high school, he enlisted in the United States Army, Where he served as grade four technician with the 76th Infantry Division. In 1944, he was drafted into WWII, where he was a part of the Normandy Invasion. For his service he received 2 Purple Heart Medals for combat,  The Good Conduct Medal, American Theatre Service Medal, EAME Theatre Service Medal with three bronze stars, and The WWII Victory Medal. He retired from US Steel in 1983 after 35 years of service where he worked as a lab technician.

 
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Debra L. Huston

March 15, 2019 |

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

Debra L. Huston, age 60, of McKeesport, formerly of Port Vue, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at UPMC Presbyterian. A former registered nurse at Southwestern Nursing Center, she was an RN at Forbes Center for Rehabilitation in Pittsburgh. 

 
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Paul Daniel Ohrman

March 15, 2019 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Paul Daniel Ohrman, a retired metallurgical engineer and published author of “Living to Serve: Church, Family, Country” and “Bridges to Peace: WW II Through the Lens of a Combat Engineer” died peacefully with his family by his side at home March 9, 2019. He was 96.

Born and raised in McKeesport, PA, he was the son of the late Daniel A. and Matilda H. (Anderson) Ohrman. Mr. Ohrman married his childhood sweetheart, Alice (Roland) Ohrman on December 21, 1947, and the couple resided in McKeesport and Monroeville, PA. where they raised their family.

Mr. Ohrman served honorably in the US Army during WW II as a Technical Specialist Grade 5 photographer with the 264th Combat Engineering Battalion in the European Theatre, building bridges for Patton’s 3rd Army. Mr. Ohrman took photographs of Erfurt and Buchenwald concentration camps when they were liberated. Following his military service, Mr. Ohrman earned degrees from Washington and Jefferson University, the University of New Hampshire, and Carnegie Mellon University. He was employed by US Steel as a chief metallurgical engineer at various mills and the national headquarters in Pittsburgh. After retiring from US Steel, he became technical services manager at National Materials Corp. and Tang Industries.

 
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Duane P. Landstrom

March 15, 2019 |

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

Duane P. Landstrom, age 87, of Dunwoody, Georgia, formerly of East McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He was born August 4, 1931 in East McKeesport, the son of the late Gunnard and Bertha Landstrom. He was a former member of the Christy Park Methodist Church in McKeesport. He retired after a long career as a clerk in accounting for US Steel at the Irvin Works in West Mifflin. He had a passion for baseball and loved to coach young players in the little league of McKeesport, CCAC and many other groups. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters Edith Considine, Mildred Lorge, Ruth Bendel. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years Alberta (Kwolkoski) Landstrom; son Robert (Gena) Landstrom of Decatur, Georgia; grandchildren Juergie and Broedy Landstrom and Tyler Trosclair; and nieces and nephews.
 
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Dianne King

March 14, 2019 |

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

Dianne Leeds Hacker King, 81, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019.  Born in McKeesport on November 10, 1937, Dianne was the daughter of the late William A. and Jean C. Hacker and younger sister of the late Margery L. Burns of Elizabeth Township.  A 1955 honors graduate of McKeesport High School, Dianne attended Allegheny College before briefly working for Connecticut General Life Insurance and Morris Knowles and Associates, Inc. in Pittsburgh.  Later she was quietly instrumental in the inception and early success of King's Family Restaurants, a business founded by her husband of 57 years, Hartley C. King.

 
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Norman P. Ross

March 14, 2019 |

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

Norman P. Ross, age 86, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2019 after a 2 year battle with cancer with his family continuously by his side at UPMC McKeesport. Beloved and devoted husband of 66 years of Fern (Hess) Ross, loving father of Lynn (Trace) Niemi, Jeff (Deenie) Ross, Todd (Terri) Ross and the late Gregory Ross; brother of David Ross, Donald (Gail) Ross, and the late John & (Evelyn) Ross; brother in law of the late Ronald (Dee) Hess, the late Jimmy (Melinda) Hess, Vera and the late Nelson Cherry and Denny (Cindy) Hess. Norm was born December 3, 1932, to the late John and Dorothy Ross in McKeesport.

 
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John (Jack) Mooney, Jr

March 14, 2019 |

Published By Elmer L Herman Funeral Home | Posted in: Elmer L. Herman Funeral Home

John “Jack” Mooney Jr. of Elizabeth, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the age of 66; after a 9 month battle with cancer.

John was born in Hazelwood, PA and is preceded in death by his parents John Sr. and Margaret (Edwards) Mooney. He grew up as the eldest of four and attended St. Stephen Grade School, St. Casimir High School, and Gladstone High School. John worked for over 30 years as a machinist at Kerotest Manufacturing.

 
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Mary Ann Conley

March 14, 2019 |

Published By Elmer L Herman Funeral Home | Posted in: Elmer L. Herman Funeral Home

Mary Ann Conley, age 82, of Hazelwood, on Monday, March 11, 2019.  Wife of the late Bernard F. Conley, Devoted mother of Lorraine Pekular of Pittsburgh, Ann Marie Pekular of McKeesport and Stephen (Cynthia) Pekular of West Mifflin; grandmother of John, Heather and Cory; daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Szabo.

 
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Mary "Maggie" Jenkins

March 13, 2019 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Mary "Maggie" Jenkins, 96, died March 11, 2019. She was born July 6, 1922. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. March 17 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 716 Walnut St., McKeesport, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. March 18. Interment will follow at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead, (412) 462-6466.

 

John R. Costantino

March 13, 2019 |

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

John R. Costantino, 80, of Irwin, passed away Monday, March 12, 2019 at his home.  He was born August 18, 1938 in Turtle Creek, PA.  Prior to his retirement, John was a machinist and tool & die maker and a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of St. Agnes Parish and was a ham radio operator.  He is survived by his wife, Linda Grace Rominski Costantino; sons, Anthony Costantino and his wife, Amber, John Costantino; daughters, Tina Costantino Leslie and Tricia Asaro; sister, Donna Penkova and her husband, Joseph; and seven grandchildren.  There will be no visitations.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home.  Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association  in memory of John.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

John Dutka

March 12, 2019 |

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

John Dutka, 83, of North Huntingdon, PA, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, at home. He was born May 31, 1935, in Braddock, PA, a son of the late Alexander and Catherine (Senkow) Dutka. John was retired from U.S. Steel, Homestead Works, with 31 years of service. He was an active member of Calvary Church, North Huntingdon, and was one of the church’s founding members. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Wislocky) Dutka; his children Gary Dutka and his wife Suzanne of TX, Stephen Dutka of Claridge, Sharon Kaufman and her husband Paul of North Huntingdon, and Wendy Englund and her husband Bob of VA; his grandchildren Chad Hughes, Kelly Dowdrick, Harley, Sierra, Brett and Tanner Hughes, Aaron and Adam Dutka, and Nolan, Marina and Brendon Englund; his sister Rose Marie Estrella of FL; also a brother-in-law Bill Priatko; sisters-in-law Dorothy Dutka and Virginia McGechie; and nieces and nephews. 
 
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Marcella "Marcy" Vuckovich

March 12, 2019 |

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

Marcella "Marcy" Vuckovich, 82, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. She was born September 28, 1936 in Glassport and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Helen (Mihock) Lowicki. Marcy was a member of Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Pleasant Hills. She loved her family, gardening and bird watching. She was retired from Macy's and the former Kaufmann's. 

 
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Darla Ruth Gibbons

March 12, 2019 |

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

Darla Ruth Gibbons, 80, of Elizabeth Township, went to her heavenly home on Monday, March 11, 2019. She was born April 13, 1938 in McKeesport and was the  daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Golz. She was the wife of the late Walter W. "Wally" Gibbons who passed away February 11, 2018.  She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, where she served in many positions including church secretary. Darla worked as a Confidential Secretary for Bettis Atomic Laboratories, she was also a secretary for Clemson University.

 
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Agnes Joan Winters

March 12, 2019 |

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

Agnes Joan Winters, 84, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019. She was born March 13, 1934 in Clairton and was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Sprites) Martis and was the wife of the late Norbert Ralph Winters. Agnes was a retired Phlebotomist for Dr. Bonessi and Dr. Sabeh in White Oak. Agnes had a love for the Lord and leading people to Jesus. 

 
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Vincentina "Vincenza" Simak

March 12, 2019 |

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

Vincentina "Vincenza" Simak, age 88, of McKeesport, died March 10, 2019, at UPMC Presbyterian.  Born August 8, 1930, in Glassport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rosalia (Sinatra) Como, and the wife of Richard J. Simak, Sr.
 
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Elizabeth A. Karos

March 12, 2019 |

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

Elizabeth A. Karos, 95, of West Mifflin, died March 11, 2019.  She is the daughter of the late Jovo and Anna (Relich) Karos.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers John, Michael, George and Rudolph Karos and sisters Mildred Korach, Anna Wilhelm and Olga Karos.  She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Elizabeth was a member of Holy Spirit Church.  A funeral mass will be held Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:00 am at Holy Spirit Church.  Interment following St. Sava's Cemetery, Castle Shannon.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 

Patricia Gilkey Barth

March 12, 2019 |

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

Patricia Gilkey Barth, age 84, of White Oak, died March 12, 2019.  She was born in Braddock on May 20, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Lewis H. and Ida M. Feeney Gilkey.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Duquesne University and worked for over 20 years as the school librarian for St. Angela Merici School in White Oak. She loved reading books, was a member of St. Angela Merici Church, and was a loving mother and grandmother.

 
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Rosalyn A. Labella

March 12, 2019 |

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

Rosalyn A. Labella 89 of McKeesport passed away March 10,2019 in Kane McKeesport. She was born August 18,1929 in McKeesport the daughter of the late Guisseppi and Domenica Labella. She was a former member of Corpus Christi Parish. She is survived by two nephews and many friends.

A Blessing service will be held on Friday March 15,2019 at 12 Noon in the chapel of McKeesport Versailles Cemetery.Emtombment will follow in the cemetery. William H. Craig Funeral Home Inc. 3000 Versailles Ave. McKeesport,Pa. 412 672 9636 is in charge of arrangments

 

Martin J. Zegar

March 12, 2019 |

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

Martin J. Zegar, age 69, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday March 10, 2019.  He was born in Wilkinsburg on Nov. 9, 1949 and is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Kovacic Zegar. He is survived by his wife, Donna Woods Zegar; son, Lt. Col. Christopher (Laurel) Zegar, a pilot stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; daughter, Jennifer Zegar of North Huntingdon; grandsons, Caleb, Connor and Owen; brother, Stephen (Janet) Zegar of Plum, and niece Alexandra Zegar.

 
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David J. Fusco

March 12, 2019 |

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

David J. Fusco, 63, of Rillton, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 at his home.  He was born April 16, 1955 in Greensburg, a son of the late Joseph and Violet (Lapcevic) Fusco.  David was an avid fisherman, enjoyed playing the harmonica, listening to music, was a good cook and loved being with his family and friends.  He is survived by his stepson, Paul Klipa; brother, Joseph Fusco; aunt, Dorothy Cheselske; uncle, Lou Fusco; two nieces and numerous cousins.  A memorial service will take place in The Norwin Alliance Church, on Saturday, March 16 at 1pm.  Donations may be made to the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA  15642.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

John Thomas Voron

March 12, 2019 |

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

, 91, of Saratoga, Ca., formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019.  He was born December 9, 1927 in McKeesport, Pa., a son of the
late Michael Stephen and Mary (Zsalabak) Voron. John was a graduate of Penn Tech
Institute. Prior to his retirement from US Steel as a piping designer, he was a patent
draftsman for Robertshaw Fulton Controls. He was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine
Catholic Church. John was also a veteran of the US Marine Corps 1st Battalion 7th
Regiment and served in China and the occupying forces in Japan during WWII from 1945 –
1947. He enjoyed art, gardening, cooking ethnic Ukrainian/Russian food, and spending
time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Nancy M. Foley Voron; brothers, Michael (Helen) and William (Irene) Voron; and sister,
Mary (Frank) Natalie. He is survived by his sons, Mark T., John R., Vincent J. (Salima), and
Nicholas A. (Mary), grandchildren Joshua Slagy, Erik Voron (Esra), Nicole Paulovich
(Darrin), Vincent S. Voron, Lucas S. Voron, Nikolai M. Voron and Michaela M. Voron, great-
granddaughter Peyton Paulovich; cherished sister in-law Patricia White (Jeff); brother in-law
John P. Foley (Judith). Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176
Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Friday, March 22 from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will be
held on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment
to follow in Long Run Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s
Byzantine Catholic Church.  wwwshirleyfuneralhome.com

 

Barbara Jean Rowell

March 11, 2019 |

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

BARBARA JEAN ROWELL   age 86 of West Mifflin, “Dude” as she was known to family and friends, passed away at the age of 86 at home surrounded by her dedicated and loving daughters on March 10, 2019. Wife of the late William Rowell; devoted & beloved Mother of Kathy (Bruce) Dickson, Amy (Chuck) Metz and Diane Rowell; loving & admired Gram of Chad (Alisha) Metz, Ashley (James) Leax, Ben Dickson, Luke Dickson, Amanda (Ben) Vice, Sam Dickson, Tessa (Chris) Cerda and Eli Dickson; cherished & proud GG of Liam Dickson, Brenna, Maeve & Keeva Leax, soon-to-be Baby Metz, and her grand puppies. Daughter of the late Arthur & Catherine (Nee) Fisher; Sister of Lynn (Daniel) Gluvna and the late John (wife Audrey survives) Fisher and recently deceased Florence Fisher. “Dude” was known for creating nick names for family members and her zinger phrases. During her life she worked successfully as the Shoe Dept. Manager at Hill’s Dept. Store, was a great bus trip organizer, homemaker, mother, grandma, great gram, worked at Post Shoe Store, and was a lifelong member at St. Agnes Church. In accordance with her expressed wishes, there will be no viewing. A Memorial Mass celebrating her life will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 9:30 at St. Agnes Church in West Mifflin. Burial will be private. Arrangements entrusted to Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Duquesne, PA.  In lieu of flowers or donations to a charity, the family requests that you demonstrate an act of kindness towards one another, or call family & friends to say “I love you”, or turn off your electronics and talk to one another in memory of our wonderful, strong, courageous Mother. Thank you to family & friends for your love, thoughts, prayers, & support. The Matriarch of our family will be forever missed.

 

Thomas A. Baka

March 11, 2019 |

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

Thomas A. Baka, age 77 of McKeesport, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, Monday, March 11, 2019. He was born October 25, 1941 in Charleroi, the son of the late Michael A. and Mary Uchacz Baka. He worked as an electrician for U.S. Steel-Dravosburg and after retiring he loved driving for Access. He was devoted to the Lord, an usher and member of First Baptist Church, McKeesport for 37 years. He was a regular donor to the American Red Cross and a lifelong fisherman. He was an avid bowler all of his life, and his teammates named their league “Baka’s Pirates” in honor of him. Thomas enjoyed helping people in need and especially loved his family.

 

 
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Patricia Clark McCusker

March 11, 2019 |

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

Patricia Clark McCusker, age 87, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of Glassport, died Saturday, March 9, 2019.  She was born in Mexico, Maine, on Nov. 13, 1931 and is the daughter of the late James and Dorothy Cecelia Bryant Mowat.  She is the wife of the late Thomas J. McCusker who died March 12, 1991.  She was preceded in death by siblings, James Mowat, Kirk Mowat, Terrence Mowat and Bonnie Mowat Fircak. 

Patricia is survived by sisters-in-law, Virginia Mowat of Liberty Borough and Barbara Mowat of Mission, Texas; nieces and nephews, Timothy Mowat, Daniel (Dawn) Mowat, Heather (Richard Sherman) Mowat, Terri Lee (Dave) Petrillo, Jamie (Brian) Young, Heidi (Joe) Povinelli, Kirk Mowat, Kevin Fircak and Michel (Jenny) Fircak.

In addition to being a loving homemaker, Patricia was a waitress for the former Klein’s Restaurant in Pittsburgh for approximately 25 years, the business manager for the former T.J. McCusker Mechanical Contracting in Glassport, a retail specialist for the men’s suits department at Macy’s in Century III and Monroeville Malls, and also was very proud of her work as the house manager and volunteer for Family House in Pittsburgh.

Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA  15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 3:00 until 8:00 pm and also on Saturday, March 16, 2019  from 11:00 am until the time of service at 12:30 pm in the funeral home chapel.

Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to Family House, 233, McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA  15213.

To share a memory or condolence visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Audrey B. Canelle

March 11, 2019 |

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

Audrey B. Canelle, age 82, of Liberty Borough, died March 9, 2019, at home. Born July 10, 1936, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Andriella (Smith) Jordanhazy and the wife of the late John R. Canelle.

 
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Edwin Anzur

March 10, 2019 |

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

Edwin Anzur, age 89, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Rilton, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Jerry and Mary (Grill) Anzur. Prior to his retirement he was a carpenter for Shuster’s Building Components and RWS Development. Ed was a life-long member of the Shaner Sportsmen’s Club. Ed enjoyed hunting, gardening and frequently sharing the harvest with friends and family.
 
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Dorothy M. (Otto) Maringo

March 10, 2019 |

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

Dorothy M. (Otto) Maringo, 93, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by family. She was born April 29, 1925 in Somerset a daughter of the late Marvin R. and Ellen L. (Rayman) Otto. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport. Prior to her retirement she was as a real estate agent for over 10 years for Howard Hannah and Century 21 and was a self-employed interior decorator. Dorothy was a member of the Golden Key Club, AARP, and White Oak American Legion Post 701 auxillary for over 30 years where she held office as historian and vice president. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and after retirement spending winters in Venice, FL.
 
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Frank A. Speney, Sr.

March 10, 2019 |

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

Frank A. Speney, Sr., age 92 of Port Vue, passed away at home on Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Born September 15, 1926 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late William M. and Anna (Reitz) Speney.  Frank was a fixture in the automotive industry in the area as a consummate and professional salesman, starting his career with his father at the Palace Garage in McKeesport, selling Nash, Rambler, and Studebaker.  He then opened Speney Chevrolet in West Newton, operating it for 52 years from 1958 until 2010.  He also became a co-owner of the Palisades Ballroom in McKeesport, where he was able to practice one of his passions: dancing.  

 
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Charles Gordon Harris

March 10, 2019 |

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

Charles G. Harris, age 71 of Dunleavy, PA, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born October 1, 1947 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Gordon and Anna (Makary) Harris.  

 
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Ricky Donald Goehring

March 10, 2019 |

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

Ricky Donald Goehring, 54, of McKeesport, Pa., passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the home of his loving parents, Norma and Bob Goehring.  Ricky was employed at the US Postal Service, North Side, Pittsburgh for 30 years and was a graduate of Norwin Senior High School Class of '82.  He enjoyed trips to the beach, bicycle riding and working around his house.  He is survived by his parents, Bob and Norma Goehring; daughter, Rachel Goehring;  brother, Randy Goehring and his wife, Mary; niece, Julie; and Godson, Zachary and his wife, Rebecca.  Family and friends will gather at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday, March 20, 2019  from 6-7 p.m.  Ricky was a loving son, brother and father and will be missed beyond words. We all love you Ricky.  Till we meet again.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

David P. Lang, Sr.

March 09, 2019 |

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

David P. Lang, Sr., age 79, of Liberty Borough, died March 8, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport. Born November 8, 1939, in Aliquippa, PA, he was the son of the late, Lesley Park and Ethel (Coleman) Lang and the husband of Gwen (Hardesty) Lang, for over 53 years.

 
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Patricia L. Reno

March 09, 2019 |

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

Patricia L. Reno, age 88, of West Mifflin, formerly of McKeesport, died March 8, 2019, at Grandview Estates of Elizabeth. Born September 16, 1930, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Grace (Edwards) Tabler and the wife of the late Peter A. Reno.

 
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Robert "Bobby" Francis Johns, Jr.

March 08, 2019 |

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

Robert "Bobby" Francis Johns, Jr., 36, of Glassport, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019. He was born May 4, 1982 in McKeesport and was the son of Robert Francis Johns, Sr., and Lee Ann (Atkins) Johns of Elizabeth Township. Bobby was a carpenter and worked for Export Crate and Boxing in Glassport. He was an outdoorsman and loved being around rivers and fishing. He was also an avid Steelers fan. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Riley Johns of White Oak, sister, Jillian (Vincent) Monti of Baldwin, brother, Jesse (Lauren) Johns of West Mifflin, grandmother, Patricia Atkins of Baldwin, and nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 

Margaret Sporio

March 08, 2019 |

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

Margaret Sporio, age 103 of Jefferson Hills, passed away at home on Friday, March 8, 2019.  Born May 12, 1915 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Helen Berchok. 

 
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Janet M. McCarthy

March 08, 2019 |

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

With hearts full of sorrow, we announce the loss of our Janey on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Janet M. (Kerber) McCarthy, age 73, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away at home surrounded by family and close friends from complications of breast cancer - a five-year challenge that she met with amazing courage and grace.

 
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Dorothy H. (Yoncheff) Stanley

March 07, 2019 |

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

Dorothy H. (Yoncheff) Stanley, age 82, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. She was born November 8, 1936 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Boris and Julia Yoncheff. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Francis “Sonny” Stanley Jr.; and sisters Barbara Pauley and Evelyn Bartko. She is survived by her children James (Joani Reischel) Stanley of Parker Colorado, Dean (Karen) Stanley of Newton Falls, Ohio and Sandra Bertani of Irwin; and grandchildren Dante and Brooke Bertani and Julianna Stanley.
 
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George L. Glagola

March 07, 2019 |

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

George L. Glagola, 74, of North Huntingdon passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  He was born January 7, 1945 in Wilmington, DE, a son of the late George and Blanche (Nicholas) Glagola.  Prior to his retirement, George was a slicing technician for Verizon and a member of St. Agnes Parish.  He enjoyed playing softball, basketball and volleyball, and enjoyed listening to oldies music.  He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Virginia Logesky Glagola; son, George Glagola; daughters, Gia Sanders and her husband, Jay, Kristen Wassel; grandchildren, Caden and Sarah; and lifetime friend, Jim Barry.  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 funeral service will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Msgr. Paul Fitzmaurice officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Anne Home, Greensburg.  The family would like to thank Allegheny Healthcare Hospice for their loving care and compassion they provided for George and also for all the love and support they received from family and friends during this difficult time.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Richard E. "Rick" Galley

March 07, 2019 |

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

Richard E. "Rick" Galley, age 68, of Port Vue, died February 28, 2019, at home. Born June 15, 1950, in McKeesport, he was the son of Elmer Galley and the late Dolores (Woodworth) Galley and the husband of Judie (Belcher) Galley.

 
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Thomas L. Sloss

March 06, 2019 |

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

Thomas L. Sloss age 88 of Duquesne, formerly of West Mifflin on March 5, 2019. Son of the late Edward and Violet (Morgan) Sloss. Tom was retired from US Steel Homestead Works as an inspector. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. Husband of the late Helen (Lancos) Sloss; father of the late Thomas W. Sloss; predeceased by brothers, Charles (survived by his wife, Juanita), Russell, Edward, Robert, John “Jack”, Ronald and William Sloss. Memorial visitation on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 1-7 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where his funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Pastor John Gropp officiating. Private entombment on Monday, will be at Mt. Vernon Cemetery with Military Honors.

 
 

David Edward Shutts

March 06, 2019 |

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

David Edward Shutts, 82, of Christy Park, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019. He was born August 30, 1936 in New Castle and was the son of the late Floyd R. and Kathryn Mae (Parker) Shutts. He was the husband of the late Dolores (Ayers) Shutts who passed away February 26, 2007. David was retired from the former US Steel Duquesne Works and was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by his sons, David E. Shutts, II., of Export and Daniel (Vince) Shutts of Elizabeth, brother, Wayne " Floyd" Shutts of Dravosburg, 3 grandsons and a great-grandson, a niece and 2 nephews. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 

Jamie Lynn Reitz

March 06, 2019 |

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

Jamie Lynn Reitz, age 28, of Lincoln Borough, formerly of McKeesport, died March 3, 2019, at Allegheny General Hospital. Born June 8, 1990, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Thomas A. and Christine (Sandin) Reitz.

 
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Ernest (Herky) Carey Sr.

March 06, 2019 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Ernest (Herky) Carey Sr., 84, died March 4, 2019. He was born April 5, 1934. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. March 8 at First Baptist Church of West Mifflin, 3427 Cypress St., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. March 9. Interment will follow at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Rd., Bridgeville. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, Inc.

 

Sue Ann (Gobbel) O’Brien

March 06, 2019 |

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

Sue Ann (Gobbel) O’Brien, age 79, of North Versailles, passed away peacefully at Concordia of Ridgewood Sunday, March 3, 2019. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years Dennis M. O’Brien. She was born in McKeesport on March 5, 1939 along with her identical twin sister Sandra Dee Danielson. They were known in McKeesport as “The Gobbel Twins”. They both graduated from McKeesport High School and were inseparable. It was common for people to mistake one for the other, which they both enjoyed. Sue Ann took great joy in caring for her husband and three children. She was competitive, athletic and stayed active throughout her life. She became a very good golfer in her 50’s and played as often as she could while battling Alzheimer’s.
 
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Vincent D. Giansante

March 06, 2019 |

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

Vincent D. Giansante, age 67 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 in Lawson's Nursing Home in Jefferson Hills.  Born July 9, 1951 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Antonio and Catherine W. (Sgroi) Giansante.  

 
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Jeanette L. Nola

March 05, 2019 |

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

Jeanette L. Nola, age 85 of North Huntingdon, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was born March 14, 1933 in Columbia, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Theron and Inez Sharpe. She was a member of St. Patrick Church, McKeesport, where she was an usher and an adult volunteer in the youth group. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, William T. Nola, Sr.; children, Thomas (Eileen) Nola of Lincoln Place, Christopher (Lorraine) Nola of Glassport, Catherine L. Nola of North Huntingdon, Neal (Lisa) Nola of Monroeville;  sister, Geraldine (Gary) Roberts of Asheville, Georgia; brother, Leland Sharpe, also of Asheville, Georgia; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son Raymond Nola.

Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 2:00 until 8:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 8th, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Patrick Church, 310 32nd St., McKeesport, PA 15132. Burial will follow at Round Hill Cemetery. 

To share a memory or condolence visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Harriet M. George

March 05, 2019 |

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

Harriet M. George, of Bedford formerly of North Huntingdon, died March 5, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years Bernard George; children Dale (Beth) Carnahan of North Huntingdon, Toni Shipers of Sutersville, and Chris Carnahan of Port Jefferson, NY; stepchildren Bernie (Julie) George Jr. and Lori (Erik Pettersen) Smith; grandchildren Ashley (Jeff) Downey, Brianna Carnahan, Haley Carnahan, Corey Carnahan, Dylan Carnahan, Michael George, Michelle (Ryan) Delgizzi, and Matthew George; great-grandchildren Emma and Grace Downey, and Finn and Kai Delgizzi; brothers Harry Worrall and Harold (Alexis) Worrall; sister Bertha Lithgow; and nephew Jeff (Tawsha) Worrall. Harriet loved to golf with her best friend Faye Stake. There will be no visitation; funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne. 

 

Stephen Cherepko

March 05, 2019 |

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

Stephen Cherepko, 90, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March  4, 2019. He was born February 20, 1929 in Elizabeth Township and was the son of the late John and Johanna (Kovach) Cherepko. He was a member of St. Michael's  Orthodox Church in McKeesport and Operating Engineers Local 66 in Monroeville.

 
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Eleanor R. Hecker

March 05, 2019 |

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

Eleanor R. (Andrejcak) Hecker, 85, of White Oak, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Eleanor was born April 9, 1933 in Duquesne  and was the daughter of the late Stephan and Mary (Sabol) Andrejcak.    She was wife of 31 years to the late Frederick W. "Bud" Hecker, Jr., who passed away June 25, 2018.  Toots, as she was also known, graduated from Duquesne High School in 1951 and worked in retail sales at Kaufman's, Gimbel's and Sak's for over 40 years. Loving sales work, she was a friend and blessing to all. She was an active member of St. Angela Merici Parish and also lived in Naples and Celebration, Fl with her late husband Bud.

 
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Virginia M. Nigro

March 04, 2019 |

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

Virginia M. Nigro, 92,  of North Versailles, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March  3, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 24, 1926  in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Paul and Rose (Crystol)  Beondy. She was the wife of the late John N. Nigro who passed away July 29, 2002. Virginia was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church and was proprietor of the former Nigro's Restaurant in North Versailles. Her business began from a small restaurant on Route 30 in North Huntingdon called LaDonna's. After outgrowing that establishment, she and her late husband, John Nigro, purchaesed the old L & B Dairy on 5th Avenue in North Versailles which then became Nigro's Restaurant in 1969.

 
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Sharon M. Jugan

March 04, 2019 |

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

SHARON M.  JUGAN age 61, of West Mifflin, she lost her courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer on March 1, 2019. Sharon is the daughter of Dorothy (Traud) Macioce of Munhall and the late Paul J. Jugan. Sharon was a data entry clerk for banking. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, helping people clean their homes, and loved cats. Besides her mother, she is survived by her siblings, Sandy (Kenny) Kracinovsky of Bethel Park, Paul (Cindy) Jugan of Eagle River, AK, Vince Macioce of Beechview, and the late Michele Jugan; she is the girlfriend of David Bereznak of West Miffin. Visitation on Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. At the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME , 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne. 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday, March 13th, at 9 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, at 9:30 a.m. Reverend Thomas Lewandowski offciating. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Miffin. Please omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society.  

 

R. Blaine White

March 04, 2019 |

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

R. BLAINE WHITE age 80 of West Mifflin on March 2, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was a son of the late Richard E. and Mildred (Elwell) White. Blaine was a retired dispatcher for the Port Authority. He attended Christ The Light of the World Parish. He proudly served his country in the Marine Corps Reserves and in the Army. He coached Duquesne Little League Baseball, belonged to the Croation Club Bowling League, The WVW Family Golf Invitational, Marcic Family Poker Club, volunteered for the golf, picnic and Hoagie sales committees at the Christ The Light of the World Parish, the 1956 Duquesne High School Reunion Committee and was a groundskeeper at Holy Name Cemetery. He enjoyed golf with his sons and George, Jack and Tut. He also enjoyed going to the Meadows, the movies and his summer home at Canadohta Lake. Loving husband of 61 years to Margie (Vukelja) White; cherished father of Lawrence James (Sherry) White of North Huntingdon, David Scott White of Mt. Lebanon, Donna Marie (Douglas) Wilhoit of Fairfield Glade, TN and Richard (Michele) White of Monroeville; proud grandfather of Kristie Westerlund, Ashley (Chris) White, Richard White, Kelly Westerlund, Courtney Westerlund, Bailey White and Delaney White; great-grandfather of Logan Rager; brother of Judith Nyros of FL, Carol Trunzo of White Oak and Jack (Marlene) White of West Mifflin; broher-in-law of Stanley "Tut" (Marie) Vukelja of Charleroi; also his loving nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Tuesday, March 5th from 6-9 p.m. and Wednesday, March 6th , 2-9 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held Thursday, March 7th 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, followed by presentation of Military Honors.

 

Lester D. McManigle, Jr.

March 03, 2019 |

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

Lester D. McManigle, Jr., 65, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, March  2, 2019. He was born July  4, 1953 in Chicago, IL., and was the son of the late Lester D. McManigle, Sr., and the late Dolores (Killacky) McManigle. Lester was retired from Tube City IMS and was a member of the United Steelworker's.

 
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James G. Cordis

March 03, 2019 |

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

James G. Cordis, age 82, of Irwin, formerly of McKeesport, died March 2, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport. Born December 14, 1936, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late George and Olga (Vourlos) Cordis and the husband of Beverly (Mrvos) Cordis, for over 62 years.

 
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James W. West

March 02, 2019 |

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

James W. West, age 61, of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday February 27, 2019. He was born November 16, 1957 in Columbia, South Carolina, a son of Harold and Roselaine West. He worked for over 38 years as a Quality Inspector for Bombardier in West Mifflin. He was a proud Eagle Scout and an avid Pittsburgh sports fan that loved the Pittsburgh Penguins. He is preceded in death by his sister-in-law Bonnie Sandstrom. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of over 34 years Judith West; daughter Kayla (Rooney) Jordan of North Huntingdon; granddaughter Melody Jordan; sister Cynthia (Joseph) Cindric ; brother Brian (Janis) West; in-laws John and Sandra Gray; sister-in-law Deborah (Kevin) Malone; brother-in-law Kenneth (Christina) Gray and Ronald (Jeannine) Gray; and many nieces and nephews.
 
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William E. Marsh

March 02, 2019 |

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

William E. Marsh, 74, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday February 27, 2019. He was born April 5, 1944 in McKeesport, a son of the late John and Elizabeth “Betty” (Lessa) Marsh and was also preceded in death by a sister Carol Danielson. Bill was an Air Force veteran and a retired employee of Beckwith Machinery Co., Murrysville. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, East McKeesport Lodge, 765, F. & A.M., and Irwin Country Club. He enjoyed golfing and spending time with family. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Mary Jane (George) Marsh; his daughter Debbie Polczynski and her husband Drew of North Huntingdon; his granddaughters Magen and Mara Polczynski; siblings David J. Marsh and his wife Cheryl and Deanna Plecko and her husband Stephen; brothers and sister in law John Danielson and Debbie and Tom Kennell; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Charles M. Roman

March 02, 2019 |

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

Charles M. Roman, 30, of West Homestead, died suddenly February 28, 2019 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Pittsburgh, August 29, 1988, he was the son of Charles W. and Robin (Dumas) Roman. Mr. Roman was an employee of G.N.C. Wellness, an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also committed to fitness, health and well-being. He is survived by his loving parents, a brother, Anthony Roman, his maternal grandfather, Harry W. Dumas, his paternal grandmother, Yvonnie (Fullard) Roman and several Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

Private Family services will take place in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home Inc., 828 Richford St., Duquesne.

 

Rosella Irene Fichera

March 02, 2019 |

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

Rosella Irene Fichera, age 100, of Elizabeth, formerly of West Mifflin, died March 1, 2019, at Grandview Estates of Elizabeth. Born June 22, 1918, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Stella (Sabella) Giganti and the wife of the late Thomas S. Fichera.

 
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Irene H. Miller

March 02, 2019 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Irene H. Miller, 92, of Glassport died Sunday March 2, 2019. She is the daughter of the late Alexander and Constance (Powichrowski) Matusky. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband George Miller and sister Genevieve Adams. She is survived by her son Kevin Miller and many nieces and nephews. Irene was a retired bank teller, was member of Queen of the Rosary Parish where she worked for many years and was also a member of the choir, and a member of the Glassport Senior Citizen's Center. Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport. 

 

Eugene P. Zurawski

March 02, 2019 |

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

Eugene P. Zurawski, of North Huntingdon, died March 2, 2019.  He was born October 6, 1933 in McKees Rocks, Pa., a son of the late Boleslaw and Petronela Zurawski.   Eugene was a veteran of the US Army and a member of the Knights of Columbus.  Brother of the late Henry, Alfred and Edward Zurawski; sisters, Chestera Novosel and Josephine Zurawski. Beloved husband of Terzina Guaragna Zurawski.  James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Monday from 2-6 p.m.  Mass Tuesday 11 a.m., St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon.  Entombment  in St. Joseph Cemetery.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Gary N. Pollock

March 02, 2019 |

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

Gary N.Pollock, age 75, of West Newton and formerly of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at home. He was a retired coke department clerk at U.S. Steel Clairton Works and a former union grievance steward. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed collecting antiques, woodworking, drinking coffee, watching Rocky and Rambo movies, and spending time with family and his grandkids.

 
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James Albert Laverick

March 01, 2019 |

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

James Albert Laverick, age 70 of Port Vue passed away peacefully Thursday evening, February 28, 2019 at McKeesport Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 20, 1948, the son of the late Blaine Gillespie Laverick and Grace Ellen Trainer. He was a long-time resident of the Clairton area and a 1966 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters; Ronald Edward, Margaret “Peg” Elizabeth McIntosh, Larry Blaine, Patricia “Patty” Arlene, and Harold “Butch” Clifford.

 
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Carolyn Jean (Wiland) Mihaljevic

March 01, 2019 |

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

Carolyn Jean (Wiland) Mihaljevic, beloved wife of the late Joseph Edward Mihaljevic, went home to the Lord February 27, 2019.  She was a resident of Fairport, New York, spent her winters in Jensen Beach, Florida and formerly a long-time resident of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania.   Born May 4, 1933, she was the loving daughter of the late Dorothy Pearl (Morris) Wiland and Norman Russell Wiland and sister of the late Donald Wayne Wiland.  Carolyn is survived by her loving children Joseph (Michele) Mihaljevic, Linda (Michael) Bogesdorfer, Kathy (Andy) Mosso, Richard (Lorrie) Mihaljevic, Thomas (Mary) Mihaljevic, and James (Elizabeth) Mihaljevic; also survived by 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Carolyn lived a full life as a wonderful, loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her most prized possession was her family and loved travelling for visits, handing down cooking recipes and lessons to create a treasure chest of memories. In her spare time she loved to crochet, cook, travel, read and do puzzles.

She was an active participant at the Perinton Senior Recreation Center exercise programs, crochet club and senior choir. Carolyn was a member of the Church of the Assumption Catholic Church in Fairport, NY where she participated in the Sunday breakfast club, and the card ministry - writing cards to those in need of words of encouragement. 

Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Sun., March 10, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral blessing will be held Mon., March 11, 2019 10:30 am in the funeral home with Father Tom Lewandowski.  Interment following St. Joseph Cemetery.

 
 

Lou Ann Leech

March 01, 2019 |

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

Lou Ann Leech, age 58, of White Oak, died Sunday, February 3, 2019. She was born in McKeesport on March 20, 1960 and is the daughter of Jack Leech of White Oak and the late Patricia Leighty Leech. She was a manager for many years at the former Bettis Lounge.

In addition to her father, Lou Ann is survived by sisters, Linda (Edward) Raimondi of Munhall; Kimberly (Timothy) Toth of Munhall; nieces, Casey Howie of Dravosburg; Erin (Rob) Zotti of Long Island, NJ; nephews, Frank Muir of Austin, TX; Ryan (Heather) Leech of North Huntingdon; great nieces, Jaiden and Payten. She was preceded in death by her brother, Lenny (Melanie) Leech.

A gathering will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 2-6 pm at Chic's Place, 879 Forest Avenue, Homestead, PA 15120.  Arrangements by Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA  15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor 412-678-6177).

 To share a memory or online condolence, please visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 

Frances I. Semow

March 01, 2019 |

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

Frances I. (Vay) Semow, age 87, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at The Gardens of Lincoln Court in North Versailles. She was a former member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp.

 
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Arline T. Totin

March 01, 2019 |

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

Arline T. Totin, age 86, of Tionesta, PA, formerly of North Versailles, passed peacefully on February 27, 2019, at the Caring Place of Franklin, PA. Born October 20, 1932, in Wilkes Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (McLaughlin) Adamitis.

 
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Darrel Duane Railingshafer

March 01, 2019 |

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

Darrel Duane Railingshafer, 93, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February  26, 2019. He was born January 5, 1926 in Coulter and was the son of  the late Raymond and Helen Ransick.  He was the husband of the late Gene L. (Gilbert) Railingshafer who passed away November 27, 1986. He was a member and past fire chief of the Greenock Fire Co. and was a WWII US Navy Veteran.  Darrel was retired from US Steel Duquesne Works and had previously worked for the former Watson Paint and Glass in McKeesport,  and also with the former Gilbert and Son in the construction of the Greenock United Methodist Church.

 
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Lisa A. Miskevich

March 01, 2019 |

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

Lisa Miskevich, age 50, of Liberty Borough, died February 19, 2019, at St. Clair Hospital. Born June 17, 1968, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Mary Ann (Karlovski) Miskevich.

 
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Gene Alan "Geno" Francesconi

March 01, 2019 |

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

Gene Alan "Geno" Francesconi, 53, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019. He was born November 30, 1965 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Eugene P. and Nancy L. (Sawyers) Francesconi. Geno was proprietor of American Precision Contracting and was a Firearms Instructor for Penn State University. He was retired from the Elizabeth Township Police Department and was a US Air Force Veteran . He was a member of the Fryburg Sportsman's Club.

 
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