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Christina Marie Lindsey

January 18, 2019 |

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

Christina Marie Lindsey, age 62 of Versailles, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born Christmas Day, 1956 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Steven E. and Ida Virginia (Barkley) Messina, Christina worked as a home-health caregiver at homes in the area and worked for 20 years at the CFU Lodge 146 of Versailles, where she was also a member, and the Elks Club.  She is survived by her husband Michael P. Lindsey, her daughter Shelbi Lindsey of Pittsburgh, her sisters Stephanie (Jack) Oliver of McKeesport and Denise Ann Messina of Michigan, and her grand-dogs Ralph and Rhonda. 

 
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David A. Galiyas Jr.

January 16, 2019 |

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

David A. Galiyas, Jr., 29, of San Francisco, CA, formerly of Dexter, MI, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was a purchaser for Apple, Inc., a 2007 graduate of Detroit Catholic Central High School, a 2011 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a 2018 graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University Business School. A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a former member of St. Joseph Parish in Dexter, MI. 

 
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Theresa Baldovski

January 15, 2019 |

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

Theresa Baldovski, age 88 of Clairton, passed away on January 14, 2019 in Southwestern Nursing Center. A member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church — where she was involved with Ladies Guild, Rosary Society, Sodality and regularly volunteered — she was also a member of AARP Clairton Hill Chapter #2862.  Theresa was born on July 23, 1930, in Elrama to the late Alexander and Theresa (Buchina) Glegyak. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Baldovski, who passed away February 25, 2012. 

 
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Robert P. Boor

January 14, 2019 |

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

Robert P. Boor, age 76, of Glassport, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at UPMC Presbyterian. He retired as an electrician for U.S. Steel Irvin Works and Metal Tech of Pittsburgh. A Navy veteran, he was a former South Allegheny School Board director. He was a member of PNA Lodge 750 in Glassport, VFW Post 803 in Wilson, Club 22 of the Glassport Fire Co., and the Catholic Men's Organization's Duckpin Bowling League. He was an avid boater and member of the Mon Valley Speed Boat Club.

 
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Agnes M. Mykich

January 11, 2019 |

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

Agnes M. Mykich, age 94 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 in Arrowwood at Southwestern.  Born February 2, 1924 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Bela and Anne (Stanic) Demko.  A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, the former St. Joseph's Church and its Christian Mothers, Agnes worked as a bookkeeper at US Steel Clairton Works.  In her spare time, she loved to bowl, go to the casino (especially the Meadows,) and was a die-hard Steelers and Pirates fan.  Her family will remember her, though, as a kind, thoughtful, and generous woman with a great sense of humor; but, most of all, as an amazing mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. 

 
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Emil G. Sujeta

January 08, 2019 |

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

Emil G. Sujeta, age 87, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019 at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. He retired in 1993 after 44 years as a steelworker for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. He enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting and fishing. 

 
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Ronald V. Hinerman

January 07, 2019 |

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

Ronald V. Hinerman, age 70 of North Versailles, passed away at home on Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Born September 15, 1948 in Frank, PA, he was a son of the late Martin V. and Margaret (Boda) Hinerman.  A graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster and a US Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War, Ronald was a self employed electrician.  He is survived by his sister Darlene (Sam) Reitz of Export, his companion Frances V. Carvili of North Versailles, and also nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his brother Martin J. Hinerman. 

 
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Leopoldo Fortino

January 04, 2019 |

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

Leopoldo Fortino, age 83 of Versailles, passed away in his home on Thursday, January 3, 2019.  Born June 10, 1935 in Republic, he was a son of the late Leopoldo and Sarah (Metz) Fortino.  A retired delivery driver for Schneider Dairy, Leopoldo was a US Marine Corps Veteran.  He is survived by his wife Barbara (Balocik) Fortino; his daughters Lisa Klose, Debbie Ruggieri, and Sherry Hoebler; his seven grandchildren; and his three great-grandchildren.  Besides his parents, Leopoldo was preceded in death by his first wife Jane Fortino and his daughter Kimberly Fortino. 

 
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Richard Dell

January 04, 2019 |

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

Richard E. "Giant" Dell Jr., age 65, of Forward Twp., passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at home. He was the founder and owner for Giant's Landscaping in Elizabeth. He was a former truck driver of 37 years for Marraccini Supermarket, the caretaker for Elizabeth Cemetery, and was an avid Harley Davidson motorcycle rider.

 
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Betty M. Barella

January 03, 2019 |

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

Betty M. Barella, age 95 of Rostraver Twp., passed away at home on Thursday, January 3, 2019.  Born February 3, 1923 in Roscoe, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Teresa (Lucas) Malmgren.  The co-owner and bookkeeper of the former Barella's Lounge in Jefferson Hills, Betty also worked as a seamstress and payroll clerk for the US Army during World War II.  In her spare time, she was an avid reader and loved going to her place in the mountains, but her family will remember her most as a strong and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  

 
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William L. Truax

January 02, 2019 |

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

William Levi Truax, age 82, of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at home. He was a retired school principal for the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the Daniel Keffer American Legion Post 75 in Clairton. He enjoyed hunting and softball. Born April 21, 1936 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Lee and Mabel (Garland) Truax. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Linda Ann (DePasquali) Truax; and a niece and several nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Geraldine Gedrock, and brothers, Malcolm and David Truax. No visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Arnold J. Mosa, Sr.

January 02, 2019 |

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

Arnold J. Mosa, Sr., age 87 of McKeesport and formerly of Glassport, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in the VA Hospital Healthcare System in Oakland.  Born September 27, 1931 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph and Clara (Schmidt) Mosa.  Retired from Copperweld in Glassport, Arnold was a Korean War Veteran of the US Army and a member of the former St. Mary's German Church in McKeesport.  He was also a member of the 11th Ward Club, the CFU in Versailles, and the Elizabeth Ex-Servicemen's Association.  He joins his wife, the late Elizabeth (Asmondy) Mosa, who passed away November 23, 2017.  

 
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William C. Mayhugh

December 31, 2018 |

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

William C. Mayhugh, age 77, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. An Army veteran during the Vietnam War, he was a retired steelworker at U.S. Steel Clairton Works and a member of Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. A devoted husband and grandfather, he enjoyed working on cars and model trains and relaxing on the back porch listening to music and enjoying life. 

 
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Katherine E. Johnson

December 28, 2018 |

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

Katherine E. “Cassie” Johnson, age 96, of Lincoln Borough, passed away peacefully at home and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 24, 2018. As a retired employee of the South Hills Health System/Jefferson Hospital, and as one of the original Girl Scout leaders in Lincoln Borough, she was loved by many. She was a member of Elizabeth United Methodist Church, a former member of the Lincoln Borough Mother’s Club, and was a Navy Wave veteran of World War II. She was an avid gardener and nature lover. 

 
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Jeremy R. Baker

December 24, 2018 |

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

Jeremy R. Baker, 36, of Clairton passed away on December 23, 2018 at home. He was born July 7, 1982 in Greenville, PA to Gary and the late Ellen Baker. Jeremy worked as a truck driver for Waste Management. Jeremy is survived by his wife Nicole (Sopko) Baker; children Katrina, Jeremiah, Alaina Baker; his father Gary Baker Sr. of Meadville; brothers Mike Mumford of Cochranton, PA and Jason Baker of Kuwait; mother in law Marie Sopko of Clairton; Aunts Rebecca Shoemaker and Amy Garbart. Services for Jeremy will be private. Memorials may be made to the Jeremy R. Baker Family Fund in care of “Go Fund Me”.

 

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