Michael S. Fitzpatrick

February 04, 2019 |

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Michael S. Fitzpatrick, age 63 of Clairton, passed away at home on Friday, February 1, 2019.  Born April 23, 1955 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Charles W. Fitzpatrick, Sr. and Mary (Mellinger) Fitzpatrick.  

 
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Bonnie Lou Petrulak

February 04, 2019 |

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Bonnie Lou Petrulak, age 78, of McKeesport, formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at UPMC Shadyside. A retired teachers aid at Mon Valley School in Jefferson Hills, she enjoyed bowling and doll making. 

 
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Francis Joseph McCarthy III

February 01, 2019 |

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Francis Joseph "Joe" McCarthy III, age 66, of Brentwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a Community Outreach Coordinator for Penn State University, Greater Allegheny Campus. He was proudly involved in a 12 Step Program for over 17 years where he helped countless individuals with their journey. Uncle Joe also loved music and attending concerts with friends. 

 
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Jeri M. Temple

January 31, 2019 |

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Jeri M. Temple, age 80 of North Huntingdon and formerly of White Oak, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg.  Born February 12, 1938 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Emil and Agnes (Roper) Sandusky.

 
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Sally J. (Farmerie) Shamber

January 25, 2019 |

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Sally J. (Farmerie) Shamber, age 70 of Glassport and formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Friday, January 25, 2019.  Born June 19, 1948 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Dorothy (Spahr) Farmerie, Sr.  Sally worked as a cook at the Terrace Garden, at the batteries at US Steel Clairton Works, and at Great American Federal Bank, all of Clairton.  She was also a member of the Sons of Columbus Santa Maria Post # 3 of Clairton. A loving and giving mother and grandmother, Sally was a social and fun loving woman who will be dearly missed by all who knew her.  

 
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Bertha DeVault

January 22, 2019 |

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Bertha (Watson) DeVault, age 95, of Forward Twp., passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a member of Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth and its Women’s Club, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Clairton Chapter 316.

 
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Christina Marie Lindsey

January 18, 2019 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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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