Shirley A. Barnes

December 24, 2018 |

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Shirley Ann (Caulfield) Barnes, age 86 of Versailles, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 in Concordia of Monroeville where she resided.  She was born February 21 1932 in McKeesport to the late Richard J. and Margaret C. (McCarren) Caulfield and was a graduate of McKeesport High School.  Afterwards, Shirley worked as a secretary for Fisher Body of West Mifflin until her marriage.  When her children were grown, she worked for the McKeesport Chamber of commerce.  Shirley always worked tirelessly at home for her family.  She was an avid sewer and quilter and she and her daughter Susan belonged to a local quilting club and enjoyed making quilts and blankets for those in need.  She was a skilled seamstress who made beautiful clothing and other items for her family.  She also baked delicious bread and canned fruits and vegetables from her large garden and fruit trees. 

 
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Marlene Hornfeck

December 21, 2018 |

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Marlene (Piper) Hornfeck, age 82, of Tucson, AZ passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson. She retired as a probation officer for the City of Tucson and was a former business office manager at Horizon Southwest Nursing Facility. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Tucson where she was involved with the Marian Movement of Priests, a Lecturer, Sacristan, and the Bereavement and Extra Ordinary ministries. She was also extremely involved with St. Vincent DePaul. 

 
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Harry A. Temple

December 19, 2018 |

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Harry A. Temple, age 82 of North Huntingdon and formerly of White Oak, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg.  Born March 25, 1936 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Sylvester and Gladys (Smart) Temple.  A retired machinist at US Steel National Tube Works in McKeesport, Harry was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in White Oak. 

 
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Bernice McNeil

December 19, 2018 |

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Bernice (Twohig) McNeil, age 86, of Worcester, MA, and formerly of Forward Twp. passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired after many years as a clerk for the City of Worcester. A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton, she was an avid animal lover. She enjoyed going to the ocean and following New England sports teams. 

 
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Tony Bocetti

December 17, 2018 |

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Tony Bocetti, age 95, of McKeesport and Forward Twp., passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at home. He retired as a manager for R.E.A. Express in Pittsburgh. An Army veteran serving during World War II, he took part in the Normandy Invasion. He was a former member of the White Oak American Legion, Croatian Fraternal Union #146 of Versailles, Versailles VFW and Versailles AARP, and a former volunteer at the McKeesport Food Bank. 

 
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Terry Allen Kellar, Sr.

December 16, 2018 |

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Terry Allen Kellar, Sr., age 73, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at home. A U.S. Navy veteran, he retired as a foreman with U.S. Steel Fairfield Works in Birmingham, AL. Born November 6, 1945 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Michael and Anna (Scherbo) Kellar, and husband of the late Emma (Wallace) Kellar.

 
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Ouida A. Mincone

December 13, 2018 |

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Ouida A. Mincone, age 87 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in John J. Kane Regional Center - Glen Hazel.  Born August 15, 1931 in Camden, AR, she was a daughter of the late Lester H. and Willa (Heldebrand) Arnold.   A retired bank teller for Equibank in Clairton and a member of Pine Run United Methodist Church, Ouida loved to play cards, especially with her 500 Bid Card Club.  She joins her husband, the late Frank A. Mincone, who passed away May 12, 2011.  

 
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Eleanor M. Francetic

December 11, 2018 |

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Eleanor M. Francetic, age 89 of McKeesport, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in HCR ManorCare of Monroeville.  Born January 31, 1929 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Luketic) Francetic and sister of the late Josephine Fencik, Emma Braun, Ann Jackson, Julia Cipriani, and Helen Francetic.  A former secretary and translator for the Croatian Fraternal Union, Eleanor was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church and the former Sacred Heart Parish, both of McKeesport, and was active in the parish ministries, including the Rosary Society, the Eucharistic Ministry, and the Ladies of Charity.  She was also a member of CFU Lodges # 44 and # 3.  Eleanor is survived by her nieces and nephews. 

 
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Anna L. (Dorko) Borges

December 11, 2018 |

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Anna L. Borges, age 88 of Versailles, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 in the VA Hospital Healthcare System - Aspinwall.  Born April 14, 1930 in Homestead, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Puchy) Dorko.  A retired clerk from the North Versailles K-Mart, Anna was a Veteran of US Marine Corps, serving as a WAVE during the Korean War.  She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport and the CFU Lodge #148 and its Ladies' and Pensioneers' Clubs, the White Oak American Legion #701, the Waves National #28 of Pittsburgh, the Women's Overseas Service Legion, and the Royal Neighbors of America.  

 
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Andrew L. Papson, Jr.

December 03, 2018 |

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Andrew L. Papson, Jr., age 79 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born June 15, 1939 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late Andrew L. Papson, Sr. and Kathryn (Roberts) Papson.  A US Army Veteran and past president of the I.U.E., Andrew retired as a mechanic for Liberty Poly Glass in West Mifflin and also worked as a greeter for WalMart in West Mifflin for 16 years.  He gave of his time as a little league coach for many years, coaching the AllStar Travel team, and was an enthusiastic fan of Clairton Bears sports and the local, Pittsburgh pro teams.  

 
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David A. Graham

December 03, 2018 |

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David A. Graham, age 77, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. An Army veteran, he retired as a police officer and former police chief in Elizabeth Township. A member of Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp., he was a former president and board member of the Elizabeth Township Area Emergency Medical Services and a member of the Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge No. 526 of Elizabeth. Born November 6, 1941 in Large, he was a son of the late Walter R. Graham Sr. and the late Margaret (Biddle) Graham, and husband of the late Kathy (Heil) Graham.

 
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John L. "Monk" Willard

December 01, 2018 |

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It is with great sadness but also rejoicing that the family of John L. “Monk” Willard, age 73, of Glassport, announces his passing into the arms of His Savior early on the morning of December 1, 2018.

 
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Raymond W. "Ray" Russo

November 29, 2018 |

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Raymond W. Russo, age 77 of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Westmoreland Manor in Greensburg.  Born February 2, 1941 in Clairton, he was a son of the late John W. and Angelina (Santora) Russo.  A former laborer at US Steel's Irvin Works in West Mifflin and US Navy Veteran, Ray was a a former member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75, and Sons of Columbus Santa Maria Council #3, all of Clairton.  He is survived by his siblings John A. Russo of Glassport and Shirley Costello Orsini of Scottsdale, AZ, and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Joseph J. Hrezo

November 28, 2018 |

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Joseph J. Hrezo, age 72, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at home. An Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War, he retired as a millwright at US Steel Irvin Works in West Mifflin and he enjoyed fishing.

 
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Walter "Jay" James Alcorn, Jr.

November 26, 2018 |

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Walter "Jay" James Alcorn, Jr., age 77 of Allen, TX and formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.  Born July 8, 1941 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Walter J. Alcorn, Sr. and Gladys (Kerr) Alcorn.  A retired welder for James F. Kemp, Inc. of Clairton, Jay was a veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and a board member and past commander of the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 of Clairton.  

 
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