Sean M. Begandy

April 12, 2018 |

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Sean M. Begandy, age 40 of McKeesport, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018.  Born June 2, 1977 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph J. Begandy, Jr. and Wendy Jean (Shields) Senick.  Sean worked as a dispatcher for S&S Transit and was also the co-owner of the former Original Bean Coffee Shop in Century III Mall. 

 
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Carl Allan Griffith

April 08, 2018 |

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Carl Allan Griffith, age 63 of South Park and formerly of Port Vue, passed away at his daughter's home surrounded by his family on Friday, April 6, 2018.  Born September 11, 1954 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Harry L. and Katherine (Rodehaver) Griffith.  The owner/operator of Griffith Auto Sales and Neighborhood Dollar Store, both in McKeesport, Carl also worked as the head body man at John Naretto Buick and White Oak and Bowser Pontiac and also as an insurance adjuster. 

 
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Marie R. (Tomko) Mourey

March 31, 2018 |

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Marie R. (Tomko) Mourey, age 91 of Jefferson Hills and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born December 7, 1926 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Michael P. and Anna (Cominsky) Tomko.

 
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John Joseph Giles Jr.

March 29, 2018 |

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John Joseph Giles Jr., age 70, of Liberty Borough, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon, WV. Owner of John Giles Trucking Inc. in Liberty Borough for more than 40 years, he was a self-employed truck driver. A Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, the NRA, Goldwing Road Riders Association, and AARP. He enjoyed flying his powered parachute.

 
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Edward Phillips

March 27, 2018 |

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Edward “Flip” Phillips, 84, of Little River, SC, and formerly of McKeesport and Elizabeth Borough, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at home. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he retired from the Maintenance Department of the Airbrake Division of Westinghouse in Turtle Creek.

 
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Jean L. Zalac

March 25, 2018 |

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Jean L. Zalac, age 90 of White Oak, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in John J. Kane Regional Center - McKeesport.  Born May 11, 1927 in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Mihach) Kellar.  A member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport and the former Sacred Heart and St. Martin de Porres Parishes, Jean was a 1944 graduate of Duquesne High School, a volunteer with both the Rainbow V.F.C. and Senior Care at Lifespan, and a member of S.O.A.R..

 
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Marlene Fay Claar

March 25, 2018 |

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Marlene Fay Claar, age 79 of McKeesport, passed away at home on Saturday March 24, 2018.  Born June 11, 1938 in Palmer, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Fay (Teufel) Olsavsky  A former real estate agent with Matthew Cracolice Agency in White Oak, Marlene also operated her own day care.  She loved her cats and loved children, especially babysitting her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

 
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Nancy Ann Coleman

March 25, 2018 |

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Nancy Ann Coleman, age 75 of Glassport and formerly of Elizabeth Twp. and Wilmerding, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born October 6, 1942 in Wilmerding, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Praskavich) Miskow.  A very talented artist, photographer, and gardener, Nancy worked in the art department at G.C. Murphy and Co. in McKeesport. 

 
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Debra Ann Vice

March 23, 2018 |

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Debra Ann (Halt) Vice, age 54, of Elizabeth passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Center for Compassate Care. Born December 9, 1963 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Harry E. and Marian E. (Cuttler) Halt. She is survived by her  sister, Kimberly Hanna of Elizabeth Twp.; brother, Matthew Halt of Elizabeth; nephew, Bryce Hanna; niece, Taylor Hanna; also, aunts, uncles and cousins. No visitation is planned. A memorial service will take place in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home Chapel, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12 Noon with the Rev. William K. Little officiating. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Barbara J. Harrington

March 23, 2018 |

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Barbara J. (Davis) Harrington, age 84, of West Elizabeth, and formerly of Duquesne, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at UPMC Montefiore. She loved her grandchildren and cats. Born September 7, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY, she was a daughter of the late Edward W. and Bertha (Hiles) Davis and wife of the late Ralph P. Harrington Sr. She is survived by son, Ralph P. (Kimberly) Harrington Jr. of Jefferson Hills; daughter, Sharon (Denny Bishop) Denne of Ligonier; son, Donald Wheeler of Clairton; eight grandchildren; and her cat, Tiny. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Robert "Peanut" Wheeler; brothers, James Davis and George "Jock" Davis; and sister, Darlene Stoffa. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Monday, March 26, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 10 AM in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Church Cemetery, West Mifflin. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Dolly E. Ceryak

March 22, 2018 |

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Dolly E. Ceryak, age 97 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Heritage Manor Senior Living in Brentwood.  Born April 10, 1920 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Angelo and Esterina (Biancia) Demis.  A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Dolly was a janitress with the Clairton School District. 

 
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Sandra Breakiron

March 20, 2018 |

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Sandra (Call) Breakiron, age 73, of Forward Twp. passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Born August 3, 1944 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Ernie and Hazel (Frazier) Call. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Dan Breakiron; son, Russ Matich of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Sarah Burrl of Mechanicsburg, MD, and Ryan Matich of Elizabeth Twp.; brothers, Kevin Call of Arizona and Don Frazier of Monongahela; also, nieces and nephews. No visitation or service is planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 

Margaret P. Telega

March 19, 2018 |

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Margaret P. Telega, age 100 and a lifelong resident of Clairton, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018.  Born December 1, 1917 in Large, to the late John and Eva (D’Abbodanza) Palumbo. Margaret is a retired Milliner for K-Mart in Pleasant Hills and a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton.

 
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Helene M. "Helen" McConeghy

March 16, 2018 |

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Helene M. "Helen" McConeghy, age 82 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 in Southwestern Nursing Center in West Mifflin.  Born May 1, 1935 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Nick J. and Sophia (Vukovich) Cisco.  A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton, Helen was a local hairdresser who also worked at the former Thompson's Convenience Store in Elizabeth.

 
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Bryan David Angelo

March 13, 2018 |

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It is with great sadness the family of Bryan David Angelo announces his passing on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the age of 45. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends in New York Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. 

 
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