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Linda Jean Broman

September 21, 2020 |

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

Linda Jean Broman, age 73 of Port Vue, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born July 22, 1947 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Glenn G. and Elinore E. (Rodgers) Broman.  A retired assistant manager for American General Financial and member of the Port Vue United Methodist Church.  Linda is survived by her brother Bob (Kathy) Broman of Penn Twp and her nephews -- who she loved with all of her heart and always treated so well -- Brad and Craig (Lindsay) Broman.

 
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Florence K. Puskaric

September 18, 2020 |

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

Florence K. Puskaric, age 90 of Marshall, MI and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on September 17, 2020 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall.   Born March 14, 1930 in Munhall, she was a daughter of the late John and Katherine (Warsic) Barsic.  She was employed as a security officer for ten years at the Joseph Hornes Department Store in Monroeville.  Florence came to Michigan in 2004 from McKeesport.  She was a home maker that  loved to shop, cook, and bake.  Florence was proud to be crowned Miss Pittsburgh in 1947.  She was united in marriage on May 15, 1949 to Joseph Puskaric, and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2003.  She was also preceded in death by her brothers John, Frank, and George.  She is survived by her loving daughter Kathy Puskaric of Marshall and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

 
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Daniel B. Warnick

September 18, 2020 |

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

Daniel B. Warnick, age 63 of Clairton and formerly of Carnegie and Glassport, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at home.  Born May 21, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Harry and Joan (Scears) Warnick.  Daniel worked as a window installer for Three Rivers Auto Glass in McKees Rocks for many years. He will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law, and uncle.  Daniel was survived by his daughter Lindsay (Warnick) Riddle of Pittsburgh; his granddaughter Everly Grace; siblings Harry Warnick of Clairton, Debbie (the late William) Butler of White Oak, Linda (Lee) Malloy of West Mifflin, Brenda (Mark) Webster of Liberty Boro, Cindy Nickolich of Glassport, and Ronald Warnick of McKeesport; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers David, Barry, and Robert Warnick.  

 
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Nelle Enterline

September 18, 2020 |

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

Nelle Enterline, age 102 of White Oak, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  Born November 4, 1917 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Marion (Hayden) Jackish.  A 1936 graduate of Clairton High School, Nelle was a former Tin Inspector at US Steel Irvin Works in West Mifflin and a member of Sampson's Mills Presbyterian Church in White Oak.  Besides her parents, Nelle was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Gayle Enterline who passed away May 17, 2007.  She is survived by many nieces and nephews, including Sharon Kelly-Vrontos of Turtle Creek and Dorothy Kyslinger of Versailles.

 
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Timothy E. Panico

September 17, 2020 |

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

Timothy E. Panico, age 55 of Herminie, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg.  Born November 7, 1964 in McKeesport, he is a son of the late Anthony P. and Claire A. (Stephens) Panico.  A service technician for Combustion Equipment Services in Pittsburgh, Tim was a member of the Wendell Club, a social member of the Herminie VFW, and an avid fisherman. 

 
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Rhonda L. Vogel

September 12, 2020 |

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

Rhonda L. Vogel, age 73 of Versailles, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her friends and family.  Born September 14, 1946 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Frances (Downes) Dore.  A former medical assistant for Dr. George Eastman and a self-employed cosmetologist, Rhonda was an active volunteer: working to collect donations for needy families, seniors, and the MS Society.

 
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Walter F. Heid

September 11, 2020 |

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

Walter F. “Tut” Heid, age 89, of Belle Vernon, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at home. He was a loving father, husband and a friend to all.

Walter was a graduate of Har-Brack High School and the University of Maryland. An Army veteran serving during the Korean War, he retired as a safety engineer for the steel industry.

He was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Twp., was a past president of the Central Lions Club, and a member of the Sutersville Moose. Born December 15, 1930 in Tarentum, he was a son of the late Walter F. and Caroline (Stem) Heid.

Walter is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beverly Heid; children, Sheryl (Jerry) Heid Lazar of Perryopolis and Bryan (Cindy) Heid of Sharpsburg; grandchildren, Anna and Joel Lazar; step-grandchildren, Holly (Dave) Croteau and Michael Scott; great-grandson, Alexander Croteau; nephews, Stephen and David Heid; nieces, Stacie Kennefick and Laura (Chip) Fohl; and great-niece, Olivia.

 
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Marlene J. Uebel

September 10, 2020 |

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

Marlene J. (Pedana) Uebel, age 75, of Liberty Boro, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at home. Marlene was a spiritual person with a deep faith. Born February 24, 1945 in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Etalo and Josephine (Adamczyk) Pedana. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Robert E. Uebel; daughter, Danielle R. (Joseph) Saxinger of Natrona Heights; son, Scott R. Uebel of Port Orchard, WA; son, J. Jason (Lauren) Sabol of Washington, DC; daughter, Karen S. Ostrander of Youngwood; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Edward J. (Antonette) Pedana of Willingboro, NJ and Lawrence (Susan) Pedana of East Stroudsburg; also, nieces and nephews. Visitation was private at the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Christopher Andrew Lacey

September 07, 2020 |

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

Christopher Andrew Lacey, age 37, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020. He was a truck driver with Waste Management in Forward Twp. and enjoyed riding quads, hanging with friends and drinking beer. Born December 12, 1982 in Upper St. Clair, he was a son of William C. (Nancy) Lacey of Elizabeth Twp. and Marlene A. (Lakovic) Lacey of Elizabeth. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Bryan Caulkett of Herminie; sister, Nancy Ann Lacey of McClellandtown; also, an aunt and cousins. He was predeceased by grandparents, Andrew "Lucky" and Minnie Lakovic, and Clyde and Wilma Lacey.

 
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Anna Mae Triglia

September 07, 2020 |

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

Anna Mae Triglia, age 89 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 in HCR ManorCare - Whitehall.  Born August 31, 1931 in Stockdale, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Verna (Sapko) Lutes.  Anna Mae was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Sons of Columbus Santa Maria Council #3, and the AARP, all of Clairton.  Besides her parents, Anna Mae was preceded in death by her husband Anthony Triglia, who passed away in 1991, and siblings William and Robert Lutes and Betty DiBiase.  She is survived by nieces and nephews. 

 
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Joshua B. Driscoll

September 05, 2020 |

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

Joshua B. Driscoll, age 34, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020. He was a 2009 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelors degree in statistics. He loved golfing, playing cards, fishing and was a sports fanatic. Born April 14, 1986 in McKeesport, he was a son of Raymond P. Driscoll of New Mark, VA and Cynthia (Stewart) Driscoll of Elizabeth Twp. In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Jason (Larissa) Driscoll of Herminie and Justin (Caitlin) Driscoll of Rostraver Twp; also, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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Chasity M. Routt

September 02, 2020 |

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

Chastity M. Routt, age 27, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020. She was born December 28, 1992, in Farmville, VA. She is survived by her daughter, Atlas Valenti of White Oak; mother, Victoria Routt of Elizabeth; sister, Kelsey Routt of Jefferson Hills; niece, Cali Dooley of Elizabeth; maternal grandmother, Vicki Fazekas of Elizabeth; maternal grandfather, Alex Fazekas of Virginia; and uncle, Zachary Fazekas of Elizabeth. She had a beautiful soul, both creative and captivating. She was a loving and caring mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be deeply missed and dearly remembered by all who knew her. Friends and family will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Friday, September 4, 2020, from 2-4 PM and 6 PM until the time of service at 7 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jude Urso officiating. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to 25 people at any given time inside the funeral home. Guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


John W. Grueso

September 01, 2020 |

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

John W. "JG" Grueso, age 60, of Bethel Park, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at UPMC Mercy. He retired as the owner of JG Contracting in Clairton. He loved spending time with his family, especially being Pappy to his three grandkids. Born November 25, 1959 in Clairton, he was a son of the late William and Ruth (Mazurek) Grueso. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Bonnie (Tressler) Grueso; daughter, Ashley (John) Bennett of McMurray; grandchildren, Avalyn, Jeb and Jacob Bennett; sister, Jill (Bob) Rizzo of Clairton; and nephew, Jeremy Rizzo of Clairton. No visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Donna Bowers

August 31, 2020 |

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

Donna (Snyder) Bowers, age 82, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at home. She was a member of First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport, where she was a member of the Ladies White Cross Missionary Society. She was a volunteer at Elizabeth Boro Clergy Food Bank and a former member of Elizabeth Wesleyan Church. Born December 21, 1937 in Star Junction, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Faye (Askey) Snyder. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, H. Glenn Bowers Jr.; children, Pastor Charles (Rosella) Bowers of Morgantown, WV, Stephen (Sarah) Bowers of Clarkson, KY and Edward Bowers of Greenock; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;  sisters, Judy Armstrong of Confluence and Sandy Martinelli of Elizabeth Twp.; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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Mary Ann "Beebo" (Capul) Lewis

August 29, 2020 |

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

Mary Ann "Beebo" (Capul) Lewis, age 86 of Clairton, passed away at her daughter's home surrounded by her loving family.  Born January 5, 1934 in Baltimore, MD, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Teresa (Pasquerell) Capul.  A retired medical secretary for UPMC Children's Hospital, Mary Ann was an active member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton.  She is survived by her husband of 63 years (together for 70 years) Robert Lewis; her children Brian (Leslie) Lewis of Chicago, IL, Lori (Donald) Mason of Homestead, and Paul (Pamela) Lewis of Mentor, OH; her grandchildren Blake, Payton, Ethan, Cole, Ben, John, and Riley; her siblings Loretta Valvo, Frances Lawson, Irene Rossi, and Terese and Mark Capul; her stepmother Carole Capul; and also nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her siblings Joan Kutscher, Louise Lewis, and Anthony Capul.  

 
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