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Cheryl Lynn Clawson

May 31, 2020 |

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

Cheryl Lynn Clawson, 57, of Bunola, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at home. She was born March 24, 1963 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Charles R. and JoAnne (Matz) Clawson. She is survived by her sister, Jackie (Stephen) Slinski of McKeesport, brothers, Richard (Cindy) Clawson of West Jefferson Hills, and Robert J. (Beth Ann) Clawson and Charles D. (Julie) Clawson of Bunola and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Dale and Ronald Clawson. There is no visitation. A memorial 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

 


Doreen Anne Tedrick

May 31, 2020 |

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

Doreen Anne Tedrick, age 85, of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 28, 2020.  She was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on August 25, 1934 and is the daughter of the late John and Joyce (Braithwaite) Price.  She is the wife of the late Charles B. Tedrick, Jr.

 
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Lorraine J. Babyak

May 30, 2020 |

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

Lorraine J. (Marcus) Babyak, age 76, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp., a former lunch aid at Elizabeth Elementary School and she was an avid Steelers fan. She loved spending time with her family, never missed an episode of The Young & the Restless, and also loved cats. Born October 4, 1943 in Glassport, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Nellie (Boczar) Marcus. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Irwin “Butch” Babyak; daughter, Cheryl (Gregg) Maley of Elizabeth Twp.; sons, Michael Babyak of Baldwin and Joseph Babyak of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Bobby and Troy Maley and Samantha and Taylor Babyak; great-grandchildren, Jude Maley and Lacey Babyak; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Wirbicki and brothers, Jim and Stephen Marcus. No visitation is planned. Private graveside service in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


John F. Remetta

May 30, 2020 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

John Francis Remetta 76, of Monroeville, formerly of Glassport, passed away peacefully on Friday May 29, 2020 at his home. He was born in Glassport on January 2nd, 1944 to the late John J. Remetta and Regina Yeash Remetta. John is survived by his brother James E. Remetta of Glassport and his nieces Regina Remetta of Pocono Mountain, and Jennifer Brown of Altoona, nephews, Loren (Noel) Remetta, and Timothy (Pam) Brown of Yadley, PA, as well as his great niece Caroline and great nephews Mateo, and Rafael Remetta of West Hampton, NY, and brother-in-law Donald Brown of Yardley, PA. John was preceded in death by his sister Clementine Brown. He was a member of the Queen of The Rosary Church in Glassport. John’s favorite things to do were to play volleyball, and racquet ball as well as follow his nephew Loren’s successful ice hockey career at Penn State University. He was an avid follower of all Pittsburgh professional sports teams. John was a huge health food fanatic and took great pride in his own health and wellbeing. He was a proud uncle and great uncle and loved his family dearly.

 
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Darlene J. Winkler

May 30, 2020 |

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

Darlene J. Winkler, 71, of Irwin, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at her home.  She was born March 3, 1949 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late George and Betty (Rylatt) Warren.  Prior to her retirement, Darlene was a home healthcare registered nurse and enjoyed traveling.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Donna and Marsha.   She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Ralph Winkler; son, Steve Winkler; daughters, Deann Hays, Darcy Peer and her husband, Dennis; grandchildren, Christopher, Collin, Michael, Kari, Kylee, AnnaBelle; great-granddaughter, Alexis; sisters, Gail Hart, Charlotte Kennedy and Bonnie Caldwell.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America in memory of Darlene.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Thomas J. Eddy

May 30, 2020 |

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

Thomas J. Eddy,  95, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 11, 1924 in Republic and was the son of the late Samuel G. and Minnie (Obertots) Eddy.   He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Versailles Croatian Club. He graduated from McKeesport High School in 1942 and served in the Navy during WWII. He graduated from the Sonar Training Station in Key West, FL, and earned a second class petty officer rating as a Sonar Man. He served on the USS Bates at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and survived the ship's sinking at Okinawa. He was active in Sports with the Crimson and 3rd Ward Bulldog football teams, several softball clubs and as a McKeesport Umpire's Association umpire. He retired from US Steel Duquesne Works in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Regosh) Eddy. They were married in St. Peter and Paul Church in Duquesne and enjoyed 72 years of  happiness together in a wonderful marriage.

 
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Susan M. Sabol

May 29, 2020 |

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

Susan M. Sabol, 67, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon.  She was born May 18, 1953 in Braddock, a daughter of the late John and Pauline (Mehalik) Lesko.  Susan was a graduate of both Norwin Sr. High School and Edinboro University and was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church.  Prior to her retirement, Susan was a teacher at Stewartsville Elementary School for 30 years and touched the lives of many students.  She is  survived by her loving husband of 44 years, John Sabol Jr.;  brother, John Lesko and his wife, Christine; and sister, Janet Elias.  The family would like to thank the staff of Redstone Highlands for their care and compassion during Susan's three year stay.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Memorials may be made to St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church, North Huntingdon or the Alzheimer's Association.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dorothy Webber

May 29, 2020 |

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

Dorothy Webber, age 94, of McKeesport, died May 26, 2020.  She is survived by children, Wayne (Mary) Webber, Bruce Webber, Jeanne Orlando, Judy Ruder and Tom (Luisa) Webber; she is also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by children, Glenn, Linda, and Mora, and grandchildren, Cory Ruder and Terry.  Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 12-2 p.m.  Inurnment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Due to the current CDC restrictions, only 25 people are permitted in the funeral home at one time. All visitors must wear a mask upon arriving. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Martin Michael Borkowski

May 29, 2020 |

By Editor | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Martin Michael Borkowski, age 67 of North Versailles, passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2020 at home. He was the oldest son of Theodore and Margaret (Householder) Borkowski who predeceased him. He was born September 24, 1952 in Natrona Heights, Pa. He is survived by two sons, David (Marie) of Columbus, Oh and Daniel of Parma, Oh and three grandchildren. He is also survived by his companion, Theresa Frankiewicz with whom he resided and one sister, Kathleen of Allison Park and two brothers, Edward of Jenkintown, Pa and Theodore (Cindy) of Florida , two aunts, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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Shirley A. "Shirlee" Kalstone

May 28, 2020 |

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

Shirley A. “Shirlee” Kalstone, age 88, of New York, New York, formerly of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 21, 2020.  She was born in Pittsburgh on September 2, 1931.  She is the daughter of the late James Comoroda and Irene (Russell) Coneby and the wife of the late Lawrence M. Kalstone who died on October 4, 2017.

 
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Joan Marie Martell

May 28, 2020 |

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

Joan Marie Martell, age 57 of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Born August 31, 1962 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Samuel J. and JoAnn (Santoline) Martell.  A registered nurse at nursing homes around the Mon Valley, Joan is survived by her son Jordan L. Martell-Hatchett of Clairton; her granddaughters Alivia and Vanessa Martell; her brothers Dean Martell of Pittsburgh, Ronald Martell of Clairton, and Philip (Trish) Martell of Elizabeth; her nieces and nephew Garrett, Alexandra, and Maya Martell; and her aunt Rose "Tootie" Kehoe.

 
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Charles Franklin Fahlor

May 28, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Charles Franklin Fahlor, 91 of Glassport, passed away on May 24, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born Nov. 21, 1928 in Manorville, Pa to the late Frank Miles Fahlor and Maude Peacock Fahlor.  He was in the US Navy as a 1st class petty officer, as a radar instructor and deployed on the Newport News, a heavy cruiser.  He was also a member of the Glassport Jets Roller Hockey team; co-owner of the Palace Roller Rink in New Eagle, Pa. He worked at the Clairton Mill, then transferred to Caracas, Venezuela, where he became co-owner of a wood business called Madeira Tropical.  He worked in the family business for many years called the Glassport News Depot, which he eventually became owner of.  He also had a successful candle business called Fahlor International, Candles by Charles. He made center pieces for the University of Pitt, Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers.  He also made candles for the famous sportscasters, as well as famour actors, such as Dale Robertson, Fred McMurray and Ray Bolger, which he has photographes with.  He also was the owner of the Showboat Lounge in Glassport and the Game Room.  He was a butcher for Balsomo’s Meat Market in McKeesport.  He also drove taxi and was a driver for access.  He retired with over 20 years service as a security guard at Whemco in Homestead.

 
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Annie Faye Robinson-Thomas

May 28, 2020 |

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

Annie Faye Robinson Thomas, 80, died May 24, 2020.

She was born May 16, 1940 in Whittakers, Nash County, N.C., the daughter of Geneva and Eddie Robinson, and moved to Pittsburgh at age 15 to live with her uncle, Lonnie Broddie, and his wife, Mary Esther Broddie.

She is survived by children Silko Renaldo Thomas, Antoinette “Toni” Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Thomas-Man; son-in-law Doug Man; grandchildren Natalia Thomas, Alicia Walker, Rico Alphonso Walker, Geneva Johnson, Lauren Alexis Thomas, Brandon Silko Thomas, Imani Man and Donovan Man; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Wilber “Uncle Mickey’ Robinson; and sisters Effie Robinson-Moore, Barbara Robinson, Dianna “Aunt Shamie” Robinson-Bobbit and Louise “Aunt Neal” Robinson.

 
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Suzanne Mayer

May 27, 2020 |

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

It is with heavy hearts of hope, we announce the peaceful journey of Suzanne Mayer of Pleasant Hills into the glorious presence of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 94 years of age.  She was born on October 26, 1925 in DuBois, Pa. She is the daughter of the late Wilbur and Edith Smith Work. We will deeply miss her wisdom, faith, inspiration, stories, and kind welcoming arms of love for her family and others.

 
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Millie Montrenes Palian Ghanem

May 27, 2020 |

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

Millie Montrenes Palian Ghanem, age 85, of White Oak, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on May 26, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Czap Montrenes. She was a beautician and owned her own business and was a cashier at the Acme Department store prior to receiving her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. She retired as a registered nurse. She had been a world traveler, residing in Saudi Arabia, where she was a liaison for the School of the Handicapped.

 

 
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Geraldine Ruth Gibala

May 27, 2020 |

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

Geraldine Ruth Gibala, age 92 of Liberty Borough, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Born September 21, 1927 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Clifford C. and Alice Mary (Leathers) Dunlap.  A former waitress with the Belmont Restaurant in Liberty Borough who also worked at Zayre's and Macko's Restaurant, Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband Henry "Hank" Gibala, who passed away January 25, 2017, and her daughter Linda (Frank) McCullers Reichenbach Andy, who passed away June 21, 2017.  She is survived by her children Michelle (fiancee' Bruce Wargo) Molanick of Port Vue and Curtis (Sandy) McCullers of Scottdale; her six grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her four great-great-grandchildren; and also nieces and nephews.

 
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Melany Rothwell

May 27, 2020 |

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

Melany Rothwell, age 62, of Rillton, died May 26, 2020, at The Grove at Irwin. Wife of the late Robert Rothwell; mother of Robert (Amber) Rothwell and the late Kevin Ray; grandmother of Rayne Gilbert and Brooke Rothwell; sister of Cindy (John "Red") Shipley; aunt of Crystal (Jason) Rutherford, Courtney Shipley, Ryan (Michele Altman) Shipley, and Dylan Shipley. Melany was a bartender at the Rillton VFW and also liked to help at the Rillton Fire Department. Arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Chester Harvey Daugherty

May 27, 2020 |

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

Chester Harvey Daugherty, Sr., age 80, of Lincoln Borough, died May 25, 2020, at Meadowcrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Bethel Park. Born February 4, 1940, in Circleville, PA, he was the son of the late Harvey William and Katherine (Humphries) Daugherty and the former husband of Nancy (Dornin) Daugherty of Smithton, PA.

 
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Robert A. "Rocker" Rybacki

May 27, 2020 |

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

Robert A. "Rocker" Rybacki,  48, of Greenock, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was born August 9, 1971 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Stanley Robert and Barbara (Barella) Rybacki. Bob was proprietor of Rybacki Heating and Cooling and was a classic car enthusiast. He also was a singer in local bands over  the years.

 
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Alice M. Yuhas

May 27, 2020 |

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

Alice M. Yuhas, 89, of White Oak, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at home. She was born July 30, 1930 in Duquesne and was the daughter of the late Joseph B. and Sophia (Balint) Sabolcik. She was the wife of the late John J. Yuhas who passed away November 4, 2014. Alice was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish in White Oak since 1965. She was a secretary for US Steel District 19 and the former Rainbow Gardens Amusement Park in White Oak. She loved sewing, cooking, baking and crafting.

 
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Margaret Jane Lancaster

May 27, 2020 |

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

Margaret Jane Lancaster, 76, of McKeesport, passed away in the presence of the Lord on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She was born March 27, 1944 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Albert Lancaster and Bertha (Derr)  Lancaster Thomas. She was a member of Kephart United Methodist Church in McKeesport and had worked for the former G.C. Murphy Co. Warehouse in Christy Park and the former Isaly's in Southland and White Oak. It was not unusual for Margaret to call with prayer requests. She loved to spend time on the phone, praying with her prayer partners. Margaret had her own card ministry.

 
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James A. Luft Jr.

May 27, 2020 |

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

James A. Luft Jr., 59, of Herminie, lost his battle to cancer on May 26, 2020.  He passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born March 21, 1961 in Greensburg, son of the late James and Dolores (Cook) Luft.  Jim was a graduate of Yough Senior High School Class of 1979 and was the owner operator of Luft's Auto & Truck Repairs.  Jim enjoyed motocross, fishing and his dogs, Shelby and Nova; and cats Sophie and Sneezy.  He is survived by his wife, Karen (Thompson) Luft; sons, Tyler and Travis Luft; daughter, Alexis Gasparro and her husband, Chad; brothers, Tim and Mark Luft; sisters, Cheryl (David) George and Lisa Ross.  Visitation and service are private.  Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Roberta M. Davis

May 27, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Roberta M. Davis, 84 of McKeesport died May 25, 2020.  She went to college in E. Providence, RI at Zion Bible Institute.  Upon completion, she worked at a church in Portsmouth NH.  In 1960 her marriage to George Hockhousen led them to Springfield MO where she was employed at the Assembly of God Headquarters.  Later they moved to E. Providence, RI and were employed at Zion Bible Institute where she taught various subjects.  In 1985 Roberta moved into the elementry education level of ministry, teaching Kindergarten and first grade.  When her husband of 35 years died the Lord sent another Christian friend along, they were married Nov. 1995.  In addition to her teaching ministry she was an ordained minister and co pastored several churches with her husband.  She was saved at an early age and has dedicated her life to the Lord's work.  After her divorce in 2004, Roberta lived with her daughter, Deborah in Boca Raton FL for 8 years.  Roberta moved home to McKeesport in 2012 to be near her siblings.  She is survived by her daughter, Deborah (John) Mireles and son George (Pam) Hockhousen; grandchildren Michael, Stephen and Matthew Wilson, Sarah Downs and Rachel Jones; great grandchildren Ellie Downs and Maddie Wilson; sisters Pam Jones, Ardele Lockwood and Esther Stevenson and brothers David and Don Castor.  Roberta was a member of Glassport Assembly of God Church and was a girl scout leader and a den mother for the Boy Scouts.  A celebration of her life will be held at Glassport Assembly of God Church on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Doris J. Tarli

May 27, 2020 |

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

Doris J. Tarli, age 86, of Lake Alfred, FL, died May 23, 2020 at home. Born November 20, 1933, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Florence (Walters) Gallagher.

 
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Jane (Gilmore) Keller

May 26, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Jane (Gilmore) Keller passed peacefully on Thursday, May 21, 2020 with her family by her side.

Jane was a retired real estate agent, married the love of her life (Harry Keller) during WWII and that love story lasted nearly 75 years, but most of all she was a caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother. Jane was also preceded in passing by her sons;  Richard, Gary and Dean Keller. She was the beloved grandmother to Deborah Keller Maxson (Tom), Melissa Keller Ragan (Dave), Holly Keller Moul (Darren), Heather Keller-Garrett (Don), and Gary Keller; adored by her great-grandchildren D. J. and Reese Garrett, Gavin and Averie Moul;  Mother in law of Helen Keller. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews all who love her.

 
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Robert Carl Blake

May 26, 2020 |

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

Robert Carl Blake, 36, of Pittsburgh, formerly of North Versailles Twp. and McKeesport, died May 24, 2020. He was the beloved son of Jonathan “Jeb” (Susan Kolesar) Blake and the late Lynn R. Anderson. Great Grandson of Leona Anderson and the late Carl Anderson. Father of Cody & Brittney. Step-brother of Scott. Robert enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, swimming, diving, and animals. He was very adventurous.

 
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Jacob A. Plake

May 23, 2020 |

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

Jacob A. Plake, 57, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of West Mifflin, PA died Monday, May 18, 2020.  He was born on December 26, 1962 in West Mifflin and was a former member and a dependable altar server at Holy Trinity Church in West Mifflin.  He attended Duquesne Catholic Grade School, West Mifflin High School and the Pennsylvania State University.  He received a B.S. in Accounting and worked as an accountant his entire business career.

 
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Mark A. Chalfant

May 23, 2020 |

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

Mark A. Chalfant, age 63 of Greenock, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born January 19, 1957 in McKeesport, he is the son of Norma (Harcleroad) Chalfant of Jefferson Hills and the late Wilbur Chalfant.  A worker for the shipping department at Kennametal's Irwin site, besides his mother, Mark is survived by his wife of 38 years Dianne (Kukulka) Chalfant; his sister Cindy (John) Villella of Eighty-Four, PA; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

 
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Norma Jean Milice

May 23, 2020 |

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

Norma Jean Milice, age 83 of Liberty Borough, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 23, 2020.   Born July 17, 1936 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late William and Agnes (Reitz) Miller.  Norma Jean is survived by her husband Samuel V. Milice; her children Samuel Anthony (Christine) Milice, Cheryl (David) Dujmic, and Debbie (Greg) Swank; her grandchildren Nicole (Michael) Hetrick, Shaun (Alecia) Johnston and Samuel (Jennifer) Johnston, Alexi (Brandon) Darr, and Chelsi and Aubri Swank; her great-grandchildren Samantha Hetrick and Micah Hetrick; her brother Ralph Miller; her sister Katherine Skripkar; and also nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Patricia Vuchetich.

 
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Chief Richard S. “Lefty” Adams

May 22, 2020 |

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

Chief Richard S. “Lefty” Adams age 79, of Duquesne, on May 22, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport. Born on August 13, 1940, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Stephen & Josephine (Melkon) Adams.  He was a Duquesne Police officer for 51 years serving as a Patrolman, Detective, Lieutenant, Assistant Chief, founding member of the City’s K-9 Unit and retiring as the Chief of Police in 2016.  He was a lifetime member of F.O.P. Lodge #91, an avid softball player, started the Holy Name softball team in the mid 1980’s, loved to dance and watch his grandchildren participate in sports and his house and pool were always open to friends and neighbors. He was the husband of the late Judiann “Judy” (Harris) Adams.  He is survived by children Stephen (Rhonda) Adams of Scott Twp., Richard Scott (Vicky) Adams of Duquesne, Bethany Adams of West Mifflin, and Candice (Rick) Manspeaker of West Mifflin; grandchildren Amelia Adams, Abigail Adams, Ashton Adams, Aaron Adams, Autumn Adams, Avi Adams, Trey & Trent Manspeaker; sister Gloria Adams-Garbart (late Glenn) of South Fayette. 

 
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Dominic C. Trapani

May 22, 2020 |

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

Dominic C. Trapani, 90, of Ross Township, formerly of Penn Hills, died Thursday, May 21, 2020. He was born June 25, 1929, in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Vincent James and Antoinette (Scapes) Trapani.

Dominic was a proud US Army Veteran, who served in the Korean War. He was owner of MDM Financial Services for several years until his retirement in 2010.  In his earlier years, he worked for Prudential and American General.

 
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Darlene J. Hall

May 22, 2020 |

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

Darlene J. (Sieg) Hall, age 69, of Elrama, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was a retired clerk for Macy's in West Mifflin. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church where she was the head deacon and very active in the life of the church. Born November 25, 1950 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late William Sieg and the late Winifred (Salzer) Mathers Fellabaum. She is survived by her stepfather, James Fellabaum of Elrama; sisters, Diana Burnside of Finleyville, Mona Mathers of Charleroi and Lisa (Robert) Hart of Mill Run; brother, Harry (Susan) Mathers of Monongahela; stepsisters, Tammy (Rudy) Wazny and Kimberly (Jim) Hildebrand, both of Elrama; stepbrother, Timothy Fellabaum of Florida; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by nephew, Harry S. Mathers. Visitation and service are private. Memorial contributions may be made to Elizabeth Baptist Church, 735 Bunola River Road, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Denise Ann Chontos

May 22, 2020 |

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

Denise Ann Chontos, age 65, of West Mifflin, died May 18, 2020 at home.  Born March 5, 1955, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Margaret Mary (Freil) Varley.  Denise was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Pleasant Hills.  She is survived by son, Edward Chontos; siblings, William (Michelle) Varley. Mark (Liz) Varley, Suzanne (Anthony) Calabrese and Gregory M. Varley.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Mary Margaret Frost

May 22, 2020 |

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

Mary Margaret Frost, 76, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was born September 4, 1943 in McKeeport and was the daughter of the late George Joseph and Mary (Casturo) Barno. Mary Margaret was the former proprietor of Barno Electronics in Elizabeth Township. She was a member of the Rotary Club of Elizabeth and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

 
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Barbara J. Withers

May 22, 2020 |

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

Barbara J. (Black) Withers, age 80, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Golden Heights Personal Care Home. She was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. where she was a former member of the handbell choir. She was a former pianist at many area churches and a volunteer pianist for the Elizabeth Twp. Historical Society. Born June 27, 1939 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Alvin and Hazel (McCoy) Black and wife of the late Edward M. Withers, who passed away January 6, 2020. She is survived by her daughters, Lori Nicholson of Chatham, VA, Holly (Jeff) Slavin of Painesville, OH and Jill Withers of Columbus, OH; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Mark E. Withers who passed away March 4, 2020. Visitation and funeral service are private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation of Western PA, 575 Lincoln Avenue, #101, Bellevue, PA 15202. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Robert G. Reola

May 21, 2020 |

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

Robert G. Reola, 78, passed away on May 17, 2020, from his home in North Versailles, PA, after a hard-fought, long battle with cancer. Robert is survived by his wife, Patricia; two daughters, Pamela Haubrick (Edward), and Cheryl Wilson (Robert), and two beautiful grandchildren, who he adored and loved more than life itself, Nicole Javorski and Thomas Javorski. Robert is also survived by his brothers, Donald and Anthony, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Molly and Michael, and brother, Michael.

 
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Sheldon Dorian

May 21, 2020 |

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

Sheldon Dorian, age 87, of North Versailles, died on Saturday, May 16, 2020.  He was born in Johnstown on May 8, 1933 and is the son of the late Leo and Ida Colaugh Dorian. He worked in maintenance for an apartment building in Pittsburgh for many years and prior to that worked maintaining the equipment at Jenny Lee Bakery in McKees Rock.

 
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James F. Ondish

May 21, 2020 |

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

James F. Ondish, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home.  He was born November 23, 1930, a son of the late Michael and Alverda (Stitely) Ondish.  Prior to his retirement, Jim was a bricklayer mason for 67 years.  He was a member of the Italian Miners and enjoyed playing horseshoes and the guitar.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Donald.

 
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Shirley A. Wolinsky

May 21, 2020 |

By Ott Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: Joseph F. Ott Funeral Home

Shirley A. (Hileman) Wolinsky ,73 of Greensburg died Wednesday May, 20, 2020 at her home.  She was born August 30, 1946 in Greensburg.  She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Lucy (DeBlasio) Hileman.  Prior to her retirement Shirley was employed as manager the Bon-Ton, and was also employed by the former Troutman Dept. Store.  She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Greensburg, and the Greensburg Business Professional Women’s Club. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Sherman I. Wolinsky.

 
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Jean Livingston

May 20, 2020 |

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

Jean Livingston, age 95, passed away at home on May 18, 2020 surrounded by her family. Jean was born January 18, 1925 to the late Giovanni and Angelina Pulsinelli. She was the loving wife of 50 years to the late Glenn “Doc” Livingston.

 
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Karen Joanne Speidel

May 20, 2020 |

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

Karen Joanne “Booka” Speidel, age 79, of Pleasant Hills, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. She was an office manager for Window Specialist in Dravosburg for more than 25 years. She dedicated her life to her family. She loved all sports, especially football. She took great pleasure in watching her grandchildren play sports and was their biggest fan. Born December 9, 1940 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late John H. Albin and the late Verna Opfer Albin Kosar.

 
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Marian Lynch

May 19, 2020 |

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

Marian Lynch, age 92, of Strasburg, PA, formerly of Coulters, PA, died Friday, May 15, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on February 15, 1928 and is the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice Spangler Eichler. She was the wife of the late Donald B. Lynch, who died December 18, 2014. She worked as a seamstress for most of her life. She was a member of the McKeesport Garden Club, McKeesport Heritage Club, and was an avid reader.

 
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Robert J. Pupich, Jr.

May 19, 2020 |

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

Robert J. Pupich Jr., age 63 of White Oak, died on Thursday, May 14, 2020.  He was born in McKeesport, on October 24, 1956, and is the son of the late Robert J., Sr. and Dolores Brocard Pupich.

 
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Michael E. "Mick" Fayo

May 18, 2020 |

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

Michael E. "Mick" Fayo, 59, of Port Vue, left this world after a courageous battle against cancer on Saturday, May 16, 2020. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1961 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Michael and Frances (Monaghan) Fayo. Michael was an Automobile Service Advisor and was a US Army Veteran. He loved his family, fishing, camping and a good cigar or joint. 

 
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John Booth

May 18, 2020 |

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

John Booth, age 94, a resident of Atria Assisted Living and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Atria Assisted Living. An Army veteran having served in World War II, he retired after 20 years as a water tender for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. He was a former manager at Stanley’s Tire Service and a former coal stripper at Twilight Industries, and was a member of Ella Hollow Bible Church in Monongahela. Born September 12, 1925 in Jefferson Borough, he was a son of the late Abel and Gertrude Booth, and husband of the late Audrey (McWhirter) Booth. He is survived by son, Jack (Linda) Booth of Clairton; granddaughter, Mary Catherine (Phillip) DiMarco of Jefferson Hills; great-grandchildren, Christina and Domenic DiMarco of Jefferson Hills; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son, Terry Booth; sisters, Gertrude and Annie; and brothers, Joseph, Frank, Abe, Robert, Kenneth, Louis, Harry and Bill. Visitation and service are private. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Joseph C. Strinich

May 18, 2020 |

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

Joseph C. Strinich, age 96, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at home. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union. A Duquesne University graduate majoring in math and science, he was a 20-year employee of Kaufmann's after he retired as a roller at U.S. Steel Clairton Works after more than 40 years. An Army veteran of World War II where he flew a glider, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, European African Medal, Eastern Campaign Medal with six Bronze Stars, and fought at Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, and Omaha Beach. He and his troops were responsible for the fall of Eagle's Nest (Hitler's house). Born May 19, 1923 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Luka and Manda (Borich) Strinich, and husband of his beloved wife of 68 years, Catherine (Gatto) Strinich, who died July 6, 2019. He is survived by daughters, Catherine (Jim) Lowery of Peter’s Twp. and Denise (Chuck) Longo-Hendzel of Elizabeth; beloved grandpet, Opie; also, numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son, Louis Strinich; sisters, Katie Strinich, Olga Kaylo and Ann Weinberger; and brothers, Pete "Simon", Mark and Matthew "Vic" Strinich. The family would like to send a heartfelt thanks to Amedisys Hospice and especially his nurses, Terry and Ashley, and his two aides, Samantha and Kayla. Blessing Service and burial are private. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Mary E. Saxon

May 18, 2020 |

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

Mary E. Saxon,  89, of  West Newton, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020. She was born November 10, 1930 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Hodermarsky) Dougherty. She was the wife of the late Roy N. "Buzz" Saxon, Jr,  who passed away April 1, 2004. Mary was a "Prayer Warrior" with a strong Christian faith. 

 
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Jessica C. Montgomery

May 18, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Jessica C. Montgomery, 36, of Port Vue died Sunday May 17, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Terry Barry, and Jenille Lillie. She is survived by beloved husband Chalmers Montgomery; daughters Ayla, Zyra, and Tessa; siblings Chuck Barry, Zoey Latanzi, Stephanie Morris, Sean Link, and Matt Barry; grandmother Barbara Michel; mother-in-law Darlene (Richard) Vanity; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

 
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Marion J. Madeya

May 18, 2020 |

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

Marion J. Madeya age 80, of West Mifflin, on May 18 at home.  Born in Duquesne on October 6, 1939, she was the daughter of the late John & Martha (Cepietz) Madeya,  She was a clerical worker at Harbison-Walker Refractory, was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, and enjoyed painting and gardening.  Survivors include brothers and sisters Robert (late Mary) Madeya of Tuscon, AZ, Virginia (William) Keck of Upper St. Clair, late Barbara (Edwin surviving) Petrisko of Delaware, William (Nancy) Madeya of Elizabeth Twp., Lucille (Ronald) Smith of Irwin and John (Pamela) Madeya of Louisville, KY.

 
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Wilbur "Wimpy" R. Brown

May 18, 2020 |

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

Wilbur "Wimpy" Raymond Brown went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, May 8, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He was born May 4, 1940, in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joseph L. and Sadie (Lagare) Brown and husband to the late Ernestine (Bolden) Brown.

 
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Delores M. Snyder

May 18, 2020 |

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

Delores M. Snyder, age 85, of White Oak, died May 16, 2020, at John J. Kane Regional Center McKeesport.  Born August 10, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Emory and Mary (Yuhas) Honick.

 
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Annette Troll

May 17, 2020 |

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

Annette (Kwiecinski) Troll, age 62, of North Huntingdon, died May 13, 2020.  Born November 13, 1957, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Rosina (Schiavo) and the late Sylvester Kwiecinski.

 
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June W. (Wynn) Jordan

May 17, 2020 |

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

June W. (Wynn) Jordan, age 93, of Williamsburg, VA formally of White Oak, PA, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 15, 2020. Born February 13, 1927, in Clairton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph R. and Fannie H. (Holden) Wynn and the wife of the late William B. "Bugs" Jordan.

 
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Lois Covelli

May 17, 2020 |

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

Lois (Dandoy) Covelli, age 85, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was a retired registered nurse at Jefferson Hospital and a graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Nursing as well as Mary Mount Manhattan College in New York City. She was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Church in Elrama where she was a eucharistic minister and lector. She enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with her nieces and nephews. Born March 15, 1935 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late Emile M. and Theresa (Rich) Dandoy. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Anthony Covelli, as well as her nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Marian Gemmell and Lillian Dandoy. Private memorial service will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Church followed by private burial at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Barbara B. Tomosick

May 17, 2020 |

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

Barbara B. Tomosick, 97, of West Mifflin, died May 16, 2020.  She is the daughter of the late Stanko and Cecilia Butina and beloved wife of the late Michael A. Tomosick.  She is survived by her son Gary M. Tomosick and was preceded in death by her son Duane Tomosick.  Barbara was a retired real estate agent and was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, where she was a member of the Choir.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Thomas A. Bushik

May 17, 2020 |

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

Thomas Bushik, 84, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Select Specialty Care, McKeesport.  He was born December 29, 1935 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Thomas and Leona Bushik.  Prior to his retirement, Tom was an electrical engineer for Siemens, Auburn and Associates and retired from Comstock Engineering.  He was a member of St. Agnes Parish and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and scratching off lottery tickets.  Tom was an all-around handyman and loved all of his grandchildren.

 
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Lisa Jeanine Ackerman

May 17, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Lisa Jeanine Ackerman, 55, died Thursday, May 14, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Carl Ackerman Sr. and Jean Rodman. She is preceded in death by sister Merry Singler.

Brothers: Harry (Rosie) Ackerman, Allen (Emma) Ackerman, Perry (Donna) Ackerman, Bruce Ackerman of McKeesport, Carl (Denise) Ackerman Jr. of Georgia, and Glenn (Frank) of Arizona. Sisters: Linda Penn of Arizona, Carol Ackerman of Irwin, Irene Alverez of North Versailles, Kathy McNelis of Glassport, Patricia (Thomas) Maldonado, and Roberta Rodman (Jon).

 
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LaVerne Marie Milner

May 17, 2020 |

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

LaVerne Marie Milner, 98, of Richmond, VA, formerly of Irwin, peacefully transitioned to Heaven on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. She was born January 12, 1922 to Arthur and Bessie McWilliams of Turtle Creek.

After completing high school in Wilmerding, LaVerne was employed as a secretary by Westinghouse Air Brake in their general office. Later in life, she volunteered at Greensburg Hospital, taking newborn baby pictures and was then employed as a salesclerk in the gift shop.

LaVerne was a loving mother and wonderful caregiver to family, friends, and neighbors. She greatly valued family time whether it was welcoming them to her home in Irwin, taking yearly beach trips to the Outer Banks, or celebrating special events such as birthdays and weddings. LaVerne was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church of Irwin and was guided by her faith to care for others.

 
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Veronica Marie Huwalt

May 17, 2020 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Veronica Marie Pearson Huwalt, 90, of Lincoln Borough, died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at home, under the care of her loving family.  

A most strong and courageous woman who never complained about anything, “Ron” or “Roni” was a longtime cancer survivor who also endured many years with Alzheimer's disease.

Wife of 70 years to the late Alfred J. "Ike" Huwalt, Jr. Cherished mother of Patrice H. Bennett, Mark A. Huwalt, Lynne M. (Michael) Mercilliott, and Lisa H. (Jeff) Lampo. Adored grandmother of Ian (Bridget O'Neil) Bennett, Mark (Elaine) Bennett, Sean (Stephanie) Mercilliott, Kevin Mercilliott, Matthew Atwood, Jesse Huwalt, Brenden Lampo; and great-grandmother of Elizabeth, Helena, and Patrick Bennett. Loving sister of Dolores Burgman; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred "Ike" J. Huwalt, Jr., in January of 2020, daughter in-law, Lynn A. Huwalt, parents, Joshua Samuel "Sam" and Mary Leschak Pearson, and her brother, Samuel Pearson.

 
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Susan Ann Robb

May 16, 2020 |

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

Susan Ann (Hoover) Robb, age 70, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a retired waitress at the Hilltop Dari Delite in Jefferson Hills, loved her family, especially her granddaughters, and also loved the cardinals that surrounded her home.

Born March 25, 1950 in Monongahela, she was a daughter of Isabelle (Teets) Miller of Monongahela and the late Donald Miller. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, David H. Robb; daughters, Emily Robb of Elizabeth and Julie (Edward) Halt of Elizabeth; granddaughters, Arabella and Alisha Halt; sister, Kim Lantz of Belle Vernon; brother, Daryl (Dana) Miller of Monongahela; also nieces and nephews.

 
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Deborah Baxley

May 16, 2020 |

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

Deborah Baxley, 67, of McKeesport died May 13, 2020.  She is the daughter of the late Alfred and Edith (Hill) Kremer and beloved wife of the late Joseph Baxley.  She is survived by her daughter Debbie Jo (Tim) Coddington; son Jason Riley (Susan) Baxley; grandchildren Niccole (Brian) Baxley, Justin Coddington and Brandon Coddington; sisters Dorothy Bartko, Sally (Rich) Saporito and Christine Cannon; brothers Carl Kremer and Albert (Paulette) Kremer and her fur babies Boo, Hunter, Lucky, Biscuit and Lilly.  She was preceded in death by her brother Kenneth Kremer.  Deborah was a longtime employee at Hills and Ames Department Stores in Duquesne and was currently working at TJ Maxx  in the Waterfront.  She was a member of the Calvary  Baptish Church, where she taught Sunday School and was an avid reader and loved to play games on her computer and tablet.  Due to the strict guidelines we must adhere to a this crucial time, visitation will be private.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne

 


Marsha A. Sovak

May 16, 2020 |

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

Marsha A. (Meider) Sovak, 67, of West Mifflin, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 15, 2020, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born in Pittsburgh, December 12, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Grace (Marsch) Meider. Mrs. Sovak was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and employed by the David Mitchell and Associates Accounting Firm of Upper St. Clair. Mrs. Sovak is survived by her beloved husband Eugene Sovak, two loving daughters, Dr. Lisa Sovak and Christine "Chrissy" Sovak, a brother, Leonard Meider, and a brother-in-law, Raymond Sovak.

 
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Dennis J. Plecenik

May 16, 2020 |

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

Dennis J. Plecenik, 68, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at home.  He was born June 27, 1951 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late John and Anna Plecenik.  Dennis graduated from Trafford High School in 1969.  He was a veteran of the US Army and worked at WABCO till 1986 and retired from the VA Medical Center on Highland Drive.  He loved taking his grandchildren to the hunting camp in Brookville, riding four wheelers, fishing, hunting and had many good friends at camp.  He loved golfing with his golf league and enjoyed spending time with all his family and friends.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Aaron; father-in-law, Robert Smith; and sister-in-law, Sue Smith.  He is survived by his loving wife, Sherrill Smith Plecenik; son, Adam Plecenik; daughter-in-law, Lisa James Plecenik; grandchildren, Aaron and Nevada; sister, Arleen (John) Plecenik Campbell; brothers-in-law, Gary (Linda) Smith, Robert Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Services are private.  Please keep Dennis in your memories.  He will be laid to rest at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Irwin.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Alex Kisan

May 15, 2020 |

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

Alex Kisan, age 25 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville.  Born February 26, 1995 in Monroeville, he is a son of Mark and Carol (Natale) Kisan with whom he resided.  A 2013 graduate of Norwin High School and also of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, Alex worked as a lab technician at Bettis Labs in West Mifflin and was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish and the CFU Lodge 146 of Versailles.  Besides his parents, he is survived by his stepsister Danielle McCartan of Plum Borough; his girlfriend Molly Stuvek of Carmichaels; his paternal grandparents Nick and Mary Kisan; and also aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Alex was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Daniel and Irene Natale.

 
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Sean David Janoss

May 15, 2020 |

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

Sean David Janoss, age 41, of McKeesport, formally of Wilkins Township, died on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  He was born in Pittsburgh, on August 12, 1978, and is the son of Donna Morrow Kunkle of Wilkins Township, PA.

 
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Jennifer Suzanna Ebbitt

May 15, 2020 |

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

Jennifer Suzanna Ebbitt, age 52 of Hempfield Township died May 14, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. She was born March 2, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio a daughter of the late Robert and Nancy Ellen Chatman Reed. Jennifer was employed as a school bus driver. She is survived by her beloved husband, Ryan, children, Anthony, Eric, Jeremiah, Justin, Jackson and Daveina. Services are private,James W. Shirley Funeral Home,

 


Ronald P. Fisher

May 15, 2020 |

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

Ronald P. Fisher, age 71, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Washington Hospital. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic for CH&D Enterprises in New Stanton. Born December 11, 1948 in Elizabeth Twp., he was a son of the late James and Vivian (Roudabush) Fisher. He is survived by his wife, Anna M. (Smith) Fisher; daughters, Billie Jo (Andrew) Takach of West Newton and Amy (Robert Perhach) Fisher of Elizabeth; sons, Ronald Fisher Jr. of Daisytown and James (Dorette) Younkin of Pittsburgh; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Dixie (Ted) LaRouche of Auburn, CA; brothers, Barry (Emma) Fisher of Collinsburg and Wayne Fisher of Rostraver; also, nieces and nephews. Visitation is private in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Andrew "Andy" Zobel

May 15, 2020 |

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

Andrew "Andy"  Zobel, 96, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was born April 6, 1924 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joe "Gusieppi" and Giovanina (DeRose) Zobel. He was a 1942 graduate of McKeesport High School and was proprietor of the former Zobel's Grill in Christy Park. He was also retired from the John Groves Company. Andrew served in the US Army during WWII and was a POW in Germany from September 25, 1944 to July 17, 1945. For his service he received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Theater Medal, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Medal with 3 Bronze Stars.

 
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Sarah Ashley Ank

May 15, 2020 |

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

Sarah Ashley Ank,  25, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at home. She was born July 1, 1994 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Shawn A. and Renee' Maria (Carulli) Ank of Elizabeth Township. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Matthew D. Ank, grandparents, Richard and Mary Carulli Sr., uncle, Richard (Jannette) Carulli, Jr, cousins, Addison and Danniella Carulli, and fiancée, Shane Reitz of Elizabeth Township, and her dogs, Lucky, Moo Moo, and Shadow.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Deborah Ank and aunt, Rachel Carulli.

 
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Kristy Jefferson

May 14, 2020 |

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

Kristy Jefferson, age 38, of McKeesport, died May 4, 2020.  Born July 22, 1981, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of John Jefferson and Charlene (Snyder) Jefferson.
Kristy was a loving mother of four. She graduated from McKeesport Senior High School. She attended CCAC and Kaplan Career Institute and worked at the Peer Group of McKeesport and Omex Kristy.

 
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Joan R. Jaskolski

May 14, 2020 |

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

Joan R. Jaskolski, age 91 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Manor Care Health Services, Whitehall.  Born May 22, 1928 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Achille Miere and Margaret (Viglietta) Miere DiDominic.  Joan worked as a cook, first for Keck's Restaurant in Clairton, then US Steel Clairton Works, and finishing in the Canteen at Westinghouse Corp.  She was also a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, the Women's Guild of Clairton, the Sacred Heart Spiritual Society, and the Christian Mothers of the former St. Paulinas Church.  Her family will remember her as a hard working woman who always put her children before herself.  Everything was family.  Besides her family, Joan was preceded in death by her husband Joseph L. Jaskolski, who passed away June 20, 2004, and her siblings Eugene and Ernie Miere and Josephine Petrucci.  She is survived by her children Anna Mae (Vic) Barden of Southlake, TX, Dennis J. Jaskolski of Jefferson Hills, Debbie (Daniel) Grant of Jefferson Hills, and Angela (Joseph) Bonaccorsy of Waldorf, MD; her eight grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her sisters Jeannie (Tony) Castellano of Glenshaw and Connie (Edmund) DePaula of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. 

 
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Shawn M. McConeghy

May 13, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Shawn M. McConeghy, 24, of Elizabeth, died May 12, 2020.  He is the son of Shane W. McConeghy and Christie Stirling (Donald) Freuden.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother Patricia Stirling; son Konner McConeghy; brothers Luke and Matthew McConeghy and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  Due to the strict guidelines we must adhere to at this crucial time, visitation will be private.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Rose Katherine (Trocheck) Paluti

May 13, 2020 |

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

Rose Katherine Paluti, loving and adored mother of Tina Paluti (Rich Payo), Dr. Lori Paluti, and Gina Paluti (Ray Kuhn and son Alex), passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family at the age of 76.   Born March 17, 1944 in Clairton, she was the daughter of Andrew J. and Mary (Ballone) Trocheck.  A graduate of Clairton High School, Rose received a medical assistant's certification from CCAC Bethel Park Center.  She also taught kindergarten and 4th grade CCD at St. Clare Parish in Clairton, and volunteered for both Jefferson Hospital and the Clairton Community Food Bank.  Rose had a passion for animals and loved music, especially Neil Diamond.  She loved her children more than anything in this world.  Rose was a devoted mother and wife; adored her pets; and was admired by anyone who met her for her sense of humor, her infectious smile, her devotion to her family, and her kind and compassionate spirit.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband James Paluti and her sister Mary Ann Davis.  Besides her children and grandson, Rose is survived by her brother Dr. Vincent J. (Dolores) Trocheck of Pleasant Hills and her many cousins, nieces, and nephews. 

 
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C. James Ignaczak

May 13, 2020 |

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

C. James Ignaczak, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at his home. He was born February 14, 1943 in McKeesport, a son of the late Chester and Elizabeth (Zofchak) Ignaczak. Prior to his retirement, Jim was a tool and die maker for National Carbide with 40 years of service and later delivered flowers for Belaks Flowers, Irwin. He was a veteran of the US Navy where he served on the USS Stormes, and was a member of Circleville United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 55 and a half years, Marsha Doring Ignaczak; daughters, Alaina Marie (Ignaczak) Jacobs and her husband, John and Cindy Lee Ignaczak; grandson, Anthony Johnston and his wife, Stacy; great-granddaughter and the love of his life, Molly Johnston; his best buddy and dog, Curley who passed on. Jim was also member of CUMC where in the past was on the board of trustee committee for 10 years, and a Westmoreland umpire.

 
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Jamie Lyn Brewster Filotei

May 13, 2020 |

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

Jamie Lyn Brewster Filotei, age 46, of McKeesport, died May 12, 2020, peacefully at home. Born December 22, 1973, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Senator James R. and Linda (Harding) Brewster and the wife of Kenneth J. Filotei.

Jamie was retired from McKeesport Area School District, where she was a 4th grade elementary school teacher for 24 years. She was an excellent athlete and received a basketball scholarship to Mansfield University where she received a degree in Education. She was a member of the Christy Park United Methodist Church. Jamie was currently serving as Vice-President, on the McKeesport City Council. She was also a member of the Kiwanis Club of McKeesport, and very involved with the Girl's on the Run.

 
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Dorothy Jean (Svacs) King

May 13, 2020 |

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

Dorothy Jean (Svacs) King, age 77 of Jefferson Hills, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born June 14, 1942 in her family home on Waddell Avenue in Clairton, where she spent most of her life, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Goffa) Svacs.  A member of Pine Run United Methodist Church in Clairton, Dorothy will be remembered as a sharp and dear woman and will be deeply and sorely missed by family and friends.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years Alvin King; her children Rick Raposky of Clairton, Lynnette (Ray) Zajac of Pleasant Hills, and Debbie (Mark) Graham of West Mifflin; her thirteen grandchildren Kari Zajac, Amanda (John) Vojtko, Nicole (Scott) Karel, Rachel (Adam Cornelisson) Zajac, Abby Zajac, Kevin Massaro, and Brittney, Alyssa, Brandon, Ryan, Aiden, Mason, and Jacelyn Graham; her eight great-grandchildren Savannah, Junior, E.J., Riley, Hailey, Logan, Gabby, and Nathan; her sister Margaret (John) Matus of Florida; her sister-in-law Ursula "Herky" Svac of Jefferson Hills; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her grandson Jason Graham, who passed away February of 2016, and siblings Michael Svac, Anne Kapusta, Irene Colavincenzo, and Mary Bodnar. 

 
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Robert "Bobby" Cosgrove

May 12, 2020 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Robert E. “Bobby” Cosgrove, 71 passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. He was born in McKeesport on December 3rd, 1948 to the late Raymond F. and Jane Lucille Martin Cosgrove. Robert is survived by his brother Raymond H. (Bevelyn) Cosgrove of Dravosburg, and sister Lois (Tom) Gelety of Pasadena Maryland. Robert is also survived by his many nieces and nephews, Wayne of Dravosburg, Nate (Isha) of Buena Vista, Pam (Jeremy) of Glassport, Stephen (Courtney) of Arnold city Maryland, Matt (Brittany) of Bowie, Maryland, and Elizabeth (Aron) of Pasadena, Maryland, as well as his great nieces and nephews Sami of McKeesport, Alyssa of Dravosburg, Caelan of Glassport, Hannah of Glassport, Isabella of Buena Vista, and Sean of Buena Vista. Robert is also survived by his great, great nieces Madilynn and Lillian of McKeesport. He was a member of the Dravosburg Methodist Church and loved to mingle with friends. Robert had many interests and enjoyed listening to the songs of Johnny Cash where he could let go and be himself. Some of his other interests were clowns, balloons, and he always seemed to carry a bag of nuts and bolts with him wherever he went. One of his heroes was Popeye because he loved his spinach to make him strong. Private services have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025 on Thursday May 14, 2020. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Matthew K. DeFelice

May 12, 2020 |

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

Matthew K. DeFelice, age 32, of McKeesport, died May 8, 2020. Born December 28, 1987, in McKeesport, he was the son of Lori Sodora and Brian DeFelice.

 
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Beatrice L. Gibson

May 12, 2020 |

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

Beatrice L. Gibson, age 98, of McKeesport, died May 10, 2020, at home. Born April 21, 1922, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Joseph B. and Violet H. (Grieser) Sherman, and the wife of the late James M. Gibson.

 
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Linda J. Desmond

May 12, 2020 |

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

Linda Desmond, 64, of Roaring Spring, PA passed away Monday May 11th at Homewood in Martinsburg, PA.  She was born in McKeesport, PA and was the daughter of the late Robert Salopek and the late Barbara Stromp. She married Gary Desmond on July 30, 1977 at Resurrection Church in West Mifflin, PA. Surviving are her loving husband, Gary and son Matthew of Roaring Spring, PA and daughter Jennifer (fiancé Daniel Burket) of Claysburg, PA. She was a 1974 graduate of Duquesne High School, Duquesne, PA. She had retired from driving a school bus with E&D busing for the Spring Cove School District. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, reading, playing games on her computer, going to the casino, and the golden retrievers she has had over the years. Due to restrictions the family will try to accommodate visitors. Private interment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Mifflin, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 Arrangements made by TEICHART-GRACAN FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA.

 


Louise M. Laughery

May 12, 2020 |

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

Louise M. Laughery, 96, of West Mifflin died May 11, 2020.  She is the daughter of the late Frank and Marion (Hamilton) Leigh and beloved wife of the late Carl H. Laughery.  Louise is survived by her son Carl (Karen) Laughery of Margate, FL; granddaughters Amanda Laughery and Ashley (Bryan) Arnold and dear friend Gwynn Kiesell.  She was preceded in death by sisters Dorothy Reiger and Jean Wright and brother William Leigh.  She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church; White Oak American Legion; West Mifflin Senior Citizens; Duquesne Women's Club and  Past President of McKeesport Hospital's Womens Auxillary.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.  A private graveside service will be held at Jefferson Memorial Park.

 


Dolores R. “Dolly” Tarczy

May 11, 2020 |

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

Dolores R. “Dolly” Tarczy age 92, of Monroeville, formerly of West Mifflin on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020 at Independence Court, Monroeville.  Born on March 30, 1928 in Homestead, she was the daughter of the late Andrew & Margaret (Vrable) Andzelik.  She was a retired dietary aide at McKeesport Hospital and, also, at Emerson School in the West Mifflin School District.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin and their Christian Mothers. Former wife of the late Robert Tarczy she is survived by children Robert S. Tarczy of the Poconos, Melanie (Dan) Tarczy Tison of Port Vue, Debra (Jim) Tarczy Rudolph of Poway, CA and Rick (Melissa) Tarczy of Monroeville; grandchildren Kelly (Juan) Guillen, Ryan Tarczy & Rachael Tarczy; great grandchildren Juan & Sabastian.  She was the sister of the late Eugene Andzelik & late Regina Nauman.  Private family visitation will be held at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, followed by a private mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin and burial at Holy Trinity Cemetery.  Her family would like to thank Gateway Hospice & Independence Court for the loving care given to their mother.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110. 

 


David McCulloch

May 11, 2020 |

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

 

David  McCulloch, 64, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020. He was born October 20, 1955 in England and was son of the late Gordon McCulloch and Margaret (Foster) McCulloch of Pascoe, WA. David was a HVAC Technician and Appliance Repairman. He was a US Army Veteran.

 
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Wayne Thomas Naulder, Jr.

May 11, 2020 |

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

Wayne Thomas Naulder, Jr., 62, of McKeesport, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away, Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was born February 9, 1958 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Wayne Thomas Naulder, Sr., and the late June (Kostrick) Naulder Sutter. Wayne was proprietor of a Tree Cutting Service and was a US Marine Veteran.

 
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Geraldine E. Wygant

May 10, 2020 |

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

Geraldine E. Wygant, 59, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at home.

 
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Kimberly Anderson

May 10, 2020 |

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

Kimberly Anderson, age 39, of Sutton, WV, died May 7, 2020, at home. Born February 6, 1981, in Colorado Springs, CO, she was the daughter of Brent Anderson and Brenda (Scott Maley) Anderson.

 
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Elizabeth R. Vezzani

May 09, 2020 |

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

Elizabeth R. Vezzani, age 70 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 in UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Born January 29, 1950 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Betty (Lopretto) Lee.  After earning her associates degree in accounting from Penn State, Elizabeth worked as a manager at Bell Credit Union in McKeesport.  A member of St. Michael's Parish in Elizabeth Twp., she will be remembered as a hard working, kind, and compassionate person who put others before herself and, most importantly, a great friend and sister to her family who will be sorely missed.  Besides her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Richard Vezzani, who passed away October 9, 2018, and her brother Tom Lee.  She is survived by her siblings Gen. Paul (Dorothy) Lee, USMC, Ret. of Dumfries, VA, Patty (Dan) Szabo of Elizabeth Twp., and Bob (Nancy) Lee of Franklin, TN; and her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.  

 
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Maxine Lois Baer-Haroulakis

May 09, 2020 |

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

Maxine Lois Baer-Haroulakis, age 72, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on June 4, 1947 and is the daughter of the late Mack and Alice Marie Bibby Baer.

 
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Gene V. Gillingham Johnson

May 09, 2020 |

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

Gene V. Gillingham Johnson, age 94, died May 5, 2020. Born September 19, 1925 in the mountains of West Virginia in the town of Minnehaha Springs and is the daughter of the late Dwoit and Margaret Sharp Wright.

 
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Michele J. Charneicki

May 09, 2020 |

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

Michele J. Charneicki, age 75, of Forward Twp., passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at home. She retired as a registered nurse at John J. Kane, McKeesport. Born March 16, 1945 in Troy, France, she was a daughter of the late George and Germaine Boulet. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Chester Charneicki Jr.; son, Maurice Charneicki of Jacksonville, FL; five grandchildren; one sister; also, nieces and nephews. Visitation and burial are private. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Hazel Ann Garrett

May 09, 2020 |

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

Hazel Ann Garrett, 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away May 8, 2020 at Redstone Highlands Greensburg.  She was born June 27, 1929 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Arthur C. and Florence Horne Truxal.  Hazel was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Irwin.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence L. Garrett, and infant granddaughter, Amber Aiguier; four sisters, Laura Ruth Spring, Mary Louise Cline, Elsie Elizabeth Fink and Sara Jane Smith; and beloved brother, John A. Truxal.  She is survived by her son, Les (Jean) Garrett of Butler; two daughters, Patricia Aiguier of Katy, TX, Deborah (Bill) Monroe of Acme; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of Redstone Highlands and Redstone at Home Hospice.  A special thank you to Mary Monack for her loving care of Hazel.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Bernice Truesdale

May 09, 2020 |

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

Bernice Truesdale, 95, loving daughter of the late James and Elizan Smith, departed this life on May 5, 2020 at Kane Regional Medical Center, McKeesport.

“Mrs. Bernice” was born on July 8, 1924, in Sumter, South Carolina. In 1940, she met and married Henry Truesdale in Sumter, South Carolina. Shortly thereafter, they joined the Great Migration and came North, seeking a better life. They eventually settled in Duquesne, Pa. where they became staunch members of Macedonia Baptist Church. Their union produced 5 children:  Henrietta, Doris Ann, Larry, Veneda and Delores. While raising their 5 children, Bernice was also employed for many years first at Presbyterian Hospital, then McKeesport Hospital until she retired.

 
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Thomas J. Bailey

May 08, 2020 |

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

Thomas Bailey, 77, of West Newton, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Sycamore Estates in Duquesne.  He was born March 6, 1943 in McKeesport, a son of the late Willis S. Bailey and Rita (McConeghy) Ehland.  Tom was a graduate of Westinghouse Memorial High School Class of '61.  Prior to his retirement, Tom was a sales executive for World Book Encyclopedia and later was an over the road truck driver.  He was a veteran of the US Navy where he was a torpedo man on the USS George C. Marshall Nuclear Submarine in the early 1960's.   He was a member of the House of Faith Church in West Newton and was a faithful Christian all of his life and loved his family.  He enjoyed music and singing karaoke and was a great dancer.  He loved entertaining and was the life of any party.

 
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Ardina "Dena" Guglielmo

May 08, 2020 |

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

Ardina “Dena” Guglielmo, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH.  Born October 12, 1922 in Six Mile Run, PA, Bedford County, she was a daughter of the late Dominick and Loretta (Bianchini) Filotei.  Her family moved to the Christy Park neighborhood of McKeesport where she spent her adult life.  Ardina moved to Columbus, OH in 2012 at age 90 and spent the last five years in the Willow Brook Christian Home in Columbus.    A member of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (Mary, Mother of God Parish), she loved to cook, dance, and watch her cooking shows and missed David Letterman on the late show.  She was a caregiver to many, helping ailing people inside and outside of her family.

 
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John "Sidekick" Jordan

May 08, 2020 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

John “Sidekick” Jordan, age 45, of McKeesport, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at his home.  He was born in McKeesport on May 13, 1974 and is the son of Joseph C. Jordan, Sr. of White Oak and Wilma Emerick Hatridge of McKeesport. John was employed by JG Construction Company in Clairton.  He was a good, hardworking family man who loved working on cars, painting, listening to music, apending time with his family and playing video games with his children and stepchildren. In addition to his parents he is survived by his daughters, Danielle Haas of McKeesport, her son William Jr. and daughter Journei. His eldest daughter Samantha Marie Jordan of Smock, PA as well as her children Ania Marie, Kaylum Garret, and Karma Kathleen. His brothers, Dominic (Ashley) Jordan of South Carolina, Joseph (Tammy Hofmiester) Jordan, Jr. of West Mifflin, Angelo Jordan of McKeesport; sister, Charity Jordan; stepbrothers, Lance McPherson of Elizabeth, Robert Jordan of McKeesport, Steven Jordan of Texas; also, many nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his sister, Hope Jordan Egenlauf as well as her four children whom he loved dearly.

 
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Jeffrey Harold Conley

May 07, 2020 |

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

Jeffrey Harold Conley, 66, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2020 at Westmoreland Manor in Greensburg after his strong battle with cancer.  Jeffrey lived in West Mifflin, PA.  He was born on June 22, 1953, in Pittsburgh, to the late Lucille and James Conley.  Jeffrey is survived by his wife of 45 years, Darlene (Deverts) Conley and his 4 children, Heather Conley, Amber Conley, Colleen (Conley) Blissman and Brian Conley.  He was also adored by his three grandchildren USMC LCpl  Derek O’Neal, Dustin Rigby & Chloe Blissman. He is survived by his two brothers and sister Les Conley, Kevin Conley, and Maureen Rostek, along with his nieces and nephews.  He loved spending time with his family, watching Steeler and Penguin games, celebrating holidays and he  was always there to lend a helping hand.

 
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Reynold E. Hamadock

May 07, 2020 |

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

Reynold E. Hamadock, age 95, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. An Air Force veteran serving during World War II, he retired after 48 years as personnel manager for Consolidation Coal Co. in Elizabeth. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp., a life member of Alonzo Weigel American Legion Post 553 in Elizabeth, and the Kasta Uveges VFW Post 7632 in Blaine Hill.

Born April 9, 1925 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late John and Cecelia (Stragand) Hamadock. He is survived by his wife, Dolores "Sis" (Van Fosson) Hamadock; daughter, Cede (Anton) Cavalier of Elizabeth; son, R. Gregory (Pascale) Hamadock of Chantilly, VA; brother, Frank (Susan) Hamadock of Cibolo, TX; grandchildren, Adam (Jennifer) Cavalier of Elizabeth Twp., Gel Cavalier of Elizabeth and Liz Hamadock of New York, NY; great-grandchildren, Dominic and Amelia Cavalier; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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William John Betters

May 07, 2020 |

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

William John Betters, 95, of Florida, formerly of Port Vue, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  He was born  December 1, 1924 in Port Vue, a son of the late Martin and Eva Jacobs Betters. 

Prior to his retirement, Bill was a self-employed plumber and contractor and was a veteran of the US Army Air Force having served during WWII.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Kurkoski Betters; and son, William John Betters Jr.  He is survived by his son, Doug Betters; daughter, Dianne Quincy and her husband, Carey; grandchildren, Bree Betters Teale and her husband, Huw, Samantha Betters, Katrina Betters; and grandsons, Dylan and Jonathan Teale.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Autismspeaks.org in memory of William.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Eugene Belko

May 06, 2020 |

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

Eugene Belko, 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at his home.  He was born February 8, 1933 in Braddock, a son of the late Andrew and Stella Belko.  Prior to his retirement, Eugene was an electrician for US Steel and a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War Era.  He was a graduate and football star of Braddock Senior High School in the early '50's, and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.  Eugene was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan, and enjoyed watching western movies and visiting the casinos and playing numbers.

 
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Ronald E. Molnar

May 06, 2020 |

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

Ronald E. Molnar, 78, of Irwin, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at his home.  He was born September 10, 1941 in West Mifflin, a son of the late Julius and Gazella Molnar.  Prior to his retirement, Ron was a repair technician for Sears with 50 years of service, and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose.  He enjoyed hunting, and spending time at hunting camp and refurbishing old farm tractors.   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley D. Molnar, and brother, David Molnar.  He is survived by his son, Ronald (Philomena) Molnar; daughters, Juliette (Charles) Konkus, Susan (Jay) Wheeler; grandchildren, Zachery and Allisha Wheeler, and Joshua and Jacob Konkus  Services are private.

 
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Violet Mae Carlett

May 06, 2020 |

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

Violet Mae Carlett, 92, was called to heaven on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Vi was born October 6, 1927, in Warren, Pennsylvania.  In addition to her parents and a sister, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Allan, and son, David.  Surviving are her daughter, Barbara Pogue (Mark) and grandchildren, Lauren and Nathan.  Also surviving are brother-in-law, Owen Ferguson and nephew, Scott Ferguson (Michelle), and great nieces Chloe and Cara.  Vi graduated from Warren High School, Eastern Nazarene College and The Pennsylvania State University.   She taught first grade in the Warren County School District for 34 years.  She loved teaching children to read.  Vi was a published author writing children's reading materials for the American Book Company.  She was also a successful business woman and owner of Vi's Candy Nook.  Vi professed her life to Christ at an early age.  She was a member of the Warren First Church of the Nazarene and most recently the Norwin Church of the Nazarene.

 
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James Thomas

May 05, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

James Thomas, 63, peacefully passed on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. James is the son of the late Edward and Ethelereda (Kirk) Thomas, brother of Ed (Joyce) Thomas, uncle of Melanie and Brian (Angela) Thomas. He is also survived by his good friend, David Brant and other friends and relatives. Unfortunately, due to the current health restriction, services are private.

 
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Aaron White

May 05, 2020 |

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

Aaron White was born on March 26, 1943 to the late John Thomas and Anna Lou White. He peacefully passed away in his home on April 27, 2020. He was also preceded in death by his brother’s Andrew White, John White and sister Mary (White) Dumas.

Aaron was a graduate of Clairton High School. He joined the United States Marine Corps for four years. He served a tour in Vietnam and was honorably discharged. After his time in the Marine Corps, he was a former police officer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Washington, D.C. Aaron enjoyed playing cards and loved reading novels. He was a man of many talents, one of them included fixing cars.

 
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Wilson Jefferson Reaves

May 05, 2020 |

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

Wilson Jefferson Reaves, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this life in AHN Jefferson Hospital on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Wilson was born May 10, 1934, in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Fredrick O. Jefferson and Florine R. Macklin Jefferson. He was the second of four children. His son, Wilson Jefferson Reaves III; daughter, Stacie Ann Reaves; brother, Elbert, and sister, Charmaine McCormick, preceded him in death.

Wilson, affectionately known as Buzzy or Buzz, was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He was educated in the Philadelphia Public Schools.  He joined the Air Force in 1956. After returning home, he worked several jobs until he became a mail handler for the U. S. Postal Service; from there he retired. Buzz later met and married Wilma J. Ellis of Clairton, PA. Both were avid bowlers and together won many tournaments and trophies.

 
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Nancy A. Krupa

May 05, 2020 |

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

Nancy A. Krupa, age 77, of Monroeville; formerly of East McKeesport and Corry, PA passed away on May 2, 2020 after a nine-year battle of mental and physical decline due to Alzheimer’s disease. Born March 28, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Walter & Gladys Krupa. Nancy and her husband, Eugene “Red” Haynes owned and worked at their company, Kory Builders, as general contractors for 27 years. Initially, Nancy physically worked alongside her husband on the jobs; but as the company grew, she worked in the office managing the company’s operations and overseeing the jobs. During that time, Nancy was an active member of the East Allegheny Business Association and also on the board. Nancy was a strong, independent woman who enjoyed working in the man’s world of construction. Nancy and Red also enjoyed traveling across the country on their motorcycles and were married for 33 years until Red’s death in 2006.

 
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Joseph O'Brien

May 05, 2020 |

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

Joseph “Bill” O’Brien, age 78, of Pleasant Hills, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as an LPN for Conway Lake Nursing Home in Orlando, Fla. An Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a member of St. Thomas A’ Becket Roman Catholic Church in Jefferson Hills, the Knights of Columbus, and a lifetime member of Brentwood VFW Post 1810. Born May 31, 1941 in Uniontown, he was a son of the late Joseph Leo and Ada Catherine (Moxley) O’Brien. He is survived by his partner of 46 years, David A. Lycett of Pleasant Hills; sisters, Mary Ann Welc of Mt. Pleasant and Sheila O’Brien Greer of Connellsville; brothers, Patrick and Jim O’Brien, both of Uniontown; also, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be private at the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Private burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Dorothy Lindberg Inks

May 05, 2020 |

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

Dorothy Lindberg Inks, 93, of North Huntingdon died May 4, 2020 at Transitions Healthcare Center. She was born April 2, 1927 in McKeesport, Pa., a daughter of the late Gustave and Mary Johnson Lindberg. Dorothy was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, East McKeesport, Lutheran Church Women, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 472, Past Matron in Aliquippa 430 and White Oak AARP. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Beckwith Machinery in the data processing department.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Inks in 1999; her son, Donald; three brothers, William, John, and Robert Lindberg; two sisters, Ida May Coneyveer and Ruth Lindberg. She is survived by two sons, Jay E. and Terry A. Inks. Private visitation. Please phone 724-864-4200. Arrangements by James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, Pa 15642

 


John Terry Lofgren

May 05, 2020 |

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

John Terry Lofgren, age 48, of Liberty Borough, died May 3, 2020, at AHN Jefferson Hospital.  Born March 21, 1972, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Elmer and Carol (Stash) Lofgren.  He is survived by a brother, Kenneth (Patricia Echement) Lofgren, of Rostraver Twp.; niece, Cassie Lofgren, and nephew, Christian Lofgren.  John was most recently employed as an instructor at Triangle Tech.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  A private burial was held at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Richard L. Gary, Sr.

May 04, 2020 |

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

Richard L. Gary, Sr., age 72 of Powell, OH, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 in the Convalarium of Dublin, OH.  Born May 14, 1947 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late John M. and Elizabeth "Betty" (Kurta) Gary.  A retired store manager for Fishers Big Wheel, Richard is survived by his wife, with whom he would have celebrated his fiftieth wedding anniversary this October, Stella (Annoreno) Gary; his children Stella Marie (Kerry A.) Gary-Keane and her children Matthew, Kerry, Jr., Josephine, and Julianna Keane, Richard L. (Susan) Gary Jr and his children Elise and Richie Gary, Joseph A. (Rachel) Gary and his child Nihasa Gary, and Tony M. (Theresa) Gary and his children Tony, Jr., Tyler Gary and Albert Warburton-Gary; his brothers John M., Donald, and George Gary; and also nieces and nephews.  Richard enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and, more than anything else, spending time with his family. 

 
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Marianne C. Lewonas

May 04, 2020 |

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

Marianne C. Lewonas, age 75 of Clairton, passed away at home on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Born August 2, 1944 in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late Matthew and Anna (Balaban) Duymic.  A devout and attending member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Marianne worked for many years at Kaufmann's (later Macy's) in Century III Mall, later working as a greeter at Sam's Club, all in West Mifflin.  She was also very proud of her Croatian heritage, shown with her involvement and past-presidency in the Duquesne Junior Tamburitzans and membership in the CFU Lodge #248, Clairton.  Most importantly, she was a focused and loving mother and grandmother...until her great-grandchildren came along.  Besides her parents, Marianne was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Kenneth Lewonas, who passed away on September 26, 2013, and her brother Matthew (Natalie) Duymic.  She is survived by her children Lea (Scott) Smith of Pleasant Hills and David (Kimberly) Lewonas of Elizabeth; her grandchildren Rachel (Michael) Piscitelli and Meagan Lewonas; her great-grandchildren Gianna and Lorenzo Piscitelli; and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Caroline Jane Hilsen

May 04, 2020 |

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

Caroline Jane Hilsen,  80, of Port Vue, passed away, Sunday, May 3, 2020 at home. She was born October 12, 1939 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Leonard Young and Caroline Jane (Haberman) Morris. She was a member of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Vue.

 
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Harry Steven Beckowitz

May 04, 2020 |

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

Harry Steven Beckowitz,  86, of Lincoln Borough, passed away, Friday, May 1, 2020. He was born August 14, 1933 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Steven and Ann (Vodhanel) Beckowitz. Harry attended the Boston United Methodist Church, New Hope assembly, and Fellowship Alliance. He was proprietor of the former Harry's Place in Elizabeth Township and was previously a Draftsman. He was a US Army Veteran , a former Boy Scout Leader and a former volunteer fireman in Lincoln Borough. He was a graduate of Penn State University. 

 
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Marlene A. Corazzelli

May 04, 2020 |

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

Marlene A. Corazzelli, 84, of White Oak, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2020 at home. She was born November 12, 1935 in Pittsburgh and was the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (Fey) Runge. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Corazzelli, Charlie Hass and Otto J. Silverman. She was a member of Mary, Mather of God Church (St. Angela site) in White Oak and was a graduate of the former Divine Redeemer School in Elizabeth Township.

 
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Marlene A. Potemra

May 04, 2020 |

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

Marlene A. Potemra, age 81 of Cheswick and formerly of Elizabeth Twp. and Lexington, OK, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 in UPMC Shadyside.  Born February 3, 1939 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late George and Veronica (Hytovik) Baran.  A member of both St. Michael's Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and Our Lady of Victory Parish in Harwick, Marlene worked at nursing homes as a social services director, mostly at Lexington Nursing Home in Oklahoma.  She is survived by her husband Thomas S. Potemra; her children Cynthia (William, III) Spade of Cheswick, Thomas A. Potemra of Norman, OK, and Steven G. (Tina) Potemra of Purcell, OK; grandchildren Amanda (Christopher) Mulcahey of Naples, FL, William , IV and Michael Spade, both of Pittsburgh, Tiffany (Franklin) Stuck of Norman, OK, Kyle Marie Potemra of Cass City, MI, James Nauman of Shawnee, OK, Matthew and Jesse Nauman of Byers, OK, and Michelle (Matthew) Calvert of Tuttle, OK; great-grandchildren Colin and Andrew Mulchaey, Isaac Stuck, Kayden and Ethan Etter, Olivia and Jackson Nauman, and also nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, Marlene is preceded in death by her brother George Baran and her granddaughter Leeann Potemra.  

 
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Mochtyak Obituary

May 04, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Noma Faye (West) Mochtyak passed away May 3, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband Michael J. Mochtyak (April 7, 2020) and her son Michael J. Mochtyak, as well as her parents Earl and Lena West and brother Earl Francis West.  Faye loved being a stay at home mom and raising her daughters and was the owner of the Americanettes Marching Corp. with her husband.  She is survived by her daughters Denise (Terry) Skelley and Darlene (Jim) Behanna; grandchildren Tara (Doug) Czekaj, Roy (Angela) Behanna, Brett (Rachel) Skelley, Kristy (Joe) Behanna and Evan (Michelle) Skelley; also 4 great grandchildren.  Her daughters would like to express their thanks to Three Rivers Hospice for their compassionate care given to both their parents, especially Rachel, Ellen and Kelly.  There will be no visitation due to Faye's request. Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Frank J. "Skip" Krien

May 03, 2020 |

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

Frank J. “Skip” Krien, 86, of White Oak, died peacefully Saturday, May 2, 2020, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born April 08, 1934, in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Frank M. & Irene (Tretyak) Krien. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years Glenda J (Drye) Krien and son Jeffery G Krien.

 
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Denise V. Mitchell

May 03, 2020 |

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

Denise V. Mitchell, age 62, of McKeesport, formerly of Penn Hills, died April 30, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born April 4, 1958, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Otis Wesley and the late Ina Mae (Stewart) Wesley,  and the wife of Edward Mitchell.

 
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Philip Stewart Slaugh

May 02, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Philip Stewart Slaugh, on May 1, 2020, age 88, son of the late William Edward and Pearl Schiffer Slaugh, brother of the late Lawrence Andrew Slaugh.  Survived by wife Carolyn Ferguson Slaugh and son Donald William Slaugh.  Philip was a graduate of what is now Carnegie Mellon University with three degrees in music and education.  A retired music teacher with the West Mifflin Area School District, he was a member and past president of the Pittsburgh Musicians Union.  Phil played string bass with the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra, and many church and community concerts, especially the McKeesport Symphony.  Due to the pandemic there will be no visitation, and private burial.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC  20090-6011 or to the First Hungarian Reformed Church of Homestead in care of Lisa Toth, 517 Brierly Lane, Munhall, PA  15120.  Funeral arrangements are in charge of Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132.

 


Anna M. Borkowski

May 01, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 Anna M. Borkowski, 94, of Glassport, died peacefully at the home of her daughter Monica and son-in-law, Joseph Gatchie on April 30,2020.  She was born Jan. 4, 1926 in Taylor, Pa.  Daughter of the late Joseph and Susan (Falatko) Super.  She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Borkowski.  She was preceded in death by her brother Monsignor Joseph Super and sister Susan Vitullo.  Anna is survived by her daughter Monica (Joseph) Gatchie of Glassport, Pa, Joseph (Peggy) Borkowski of Boyers, Pa, John (Joni) Borkowski of Port Vue, Pa and Edward (the late Karen) Borkowski of Stanhope, NJ; also 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Anna worked during WWII at National Tube McKeesport and Christy Park McKeesport.  She was co-owner of Super's Beauty Shop with her sister Sue in Glassport.  In 1973, Anna worked for Equibank's proof department in McKeesport.  She was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish in Glassport, Christian Mothers Society and Rosary Society.  We would like to give a special thanks to Gallagher Hospice for their kind, compassionate and loving care.  Also, a special thank you to Theresa and her team at Senior Care McKeesport.  Due to the strict guidelines we must adhere to at this crucial time, visitation will be private.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.  In lieu  of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gallagher Hospice, 1370 Washington Pike, Pa 15017.

 


David E. Nilson

May 01, 2020 |

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

David E. Nilson, 89, of Greenock died at his home Thursday, April 30, 2020, with family at his side.

 
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John L. Fait

May 01, 2020 |

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

John L. Fait, 62, of West Mifflin, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills. Born in Pittsburgh, March 23, 1958, he was the son of Madeline (Belovich) Fleegle and the late Richard L. Fait. Mr. Fait was a retired mechanic for the Port Authority of Allegheny County and a member of the Mifflin Social Club, West Mifflin. Besides his mother he is survived by a son, Stephen (Alisha) Fait, a brother, Dwight R. Fait, and a granddaughter, Emma G. Fait.

 
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