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Eugene Howard Worthy

September 19, 2018 |

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

Eugene Howard Worthy, 93, of White Oak, died Monday, September 17, 2018. He was born December 13, 1924 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Matthew and Jeannette (Mack) Worthy. Eugene was a member of the former St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in McKeesport and was retired from US Steel National Tube Works, and Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh. He was a WWII US Army Veteran and served along the China-Burma Road. For his service, he received the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon w/2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and the WWII Victory Medal. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jane (Mezoff) Worthy, daughters, Beverly Wayne of Dublin, OH, June L. (Donald) Kudas of White Oak, and Betty Gene (Mark) Stoner of Elizabethtown, grandchildren, Emily (Ralph) Rajadurai, Valerie (Mark) Bacco, Todd (Nicole) Kudas, Jacqueline (Gerry) Greco, Lindsay (Andy) Hoover and Nathan (Tasha) Stoner, great-grandchildren, Reece, Jules and Wynne Greco, Audriana and Samuel Bacco, Shelby, Kelsey, and Mackenzie Hoover and Natalie Stoner, and nieces and nephews.

 
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Sue Ann (Ghrist) Downard

September 17, 2018 |

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

Sue Ann (Ghrist) Downard, 60, of Adamsburg, died Saturday, September 15, 2018. She was born May 23, 1958 in Adamsburg and was the daughter of the late William J. and Marjorie Ann (Stubbs) Ghrist. She is survived by her brothers, William E. (Teresa) Ghrist of Jeanette and Scott E. Ghrist of Adamsburg, sister, Paula Ghrist of Adamsburg,  nephew, Christopher Ghrist, nieces, Tricia and Terri Ghrist, and great nieces and nephews, Kody, Rylan, Riley, and Brayden.

 
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Debra Jean (Swartz) London

September 11, 2018 |

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

Debra Jean (Swartz) London, 59, of McKeesport, formerly of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday, September 9, 2018. She was born April 12, 1959 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Jean (King) Swartz of Louisville, OH, and the late Arthur Swartz. Debra was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in McKeesport and was a nurse at Jefferson Hospital. She was a 1977 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her son, Jason London of Apple Creek, OH, daughter, Aimee (Andrew Jakub) London of McKeesport, and sisters, Brenda (Dennis) Daily of Louisville, OH, and Karen Swartz of Fl.

 
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Carol Lynne (Repass) Carper

September 11, 2018 |

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

Carol Lynne (Repass) Carper, 55, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday, September  9, 2018. She was born May 7, 1963 in Norfolk, VA, and was the daughter of Martha (Sawyers) Repass Bradley of Elizabeth Township and the late William Repass. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Mark A. Carper, son, Larry J.Carper of Bentleyville, daughters, Ashley L. Carper and Talor N. (Michael) Ryan of Elizabeth Township, brother, Joseph  (Cameron) Repass of Elizabeth, sister, Jackie  (Robert) Dillard of Richmond, VA, grandchildren, Alex Aldridge, twins, Jason and Justin Carper, Aubriona Bavin, Mercedes  Carper, and Avery Ryan, father-in-law, William Carper, and nieces and nephews.

 
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Oscar Benjamin Toth

September 05, 2018 |

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

Oscar Benjamin Toth, 95, of Elizabeth Township, died Wednesday, August  22, 2018 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital after a brief illness. He was born July 22, 1923 in New Castle and was the son of the late Paul and Esther (Gyori) Toth. He was the husband of the late Angeline (Ross) Toth. They were married November 22, 1945 and celebrated 65 years of marriage sharing their time and love with family and friends.

He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Elizabeth Township and was retired from US Steel Irvin Works. Oscar was a WWII Army Veteran. He entered the Army Air Corps on February 13, 1943 and served as a ball-turret gunner on a B-17. He completed 33 Missions in the European theater before being injured in combat. His last mission was on November 30, 1944, which prevented him from returning to active duty. He proudly served his country for 2 years 3 months and 27 days. For his service he received the Purple Heart with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters and the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon. Oscar retired from US Steel Irvin Works after 38 years of service and was highly regarded by his co-workers. He developed a love of the outdoors early in his youth and became an avid hunter and fisherman. He shared his love of the outdoors with his son and then with other family members and friends and was a positive role model to follow. He is survived by his son, Benjamin (Terri) Toth of Harrisville, daughters, Laura E. (Robert) Cabon of Elizabeth Township and Linda (William) Oliver of Mercer, grandchildren, Amy, Laural, Stephen, Stephanie, Adam and Benjamin, great-grandchildren, Paige, Brianna, Claire, Christopher, Lauren, Ellena, Henry, Jack, and Matthew, and nieces and nephews.

 
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Betty (Frantz) Davis

September 04, 2018 |

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

Betty (Frantz) Davis, 97, of Upper St. Clair, formerly of Pleasant Hills, died Sunday, September 2, 2018. She was born May 8, 1921 in Clairton and was the daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth Ann (Sharrocks) Frantz. She was the wife of the late Charles Allen Davis who died January 17, 2017. They were married for 69 years. Betty was a member of Hamilton Presbyterian Church and was a former member of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church. She was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority there. She taught school in the Clairton School District for 5 years and volunteered with Meals on Wheels for over 20 years. Betty enjoyed many things including dogs, baking, cooking, feeding the birds, book clubs, groups at church, and bridge clubs. Betty and her late husband Allen enjoyed their international experiences living in Valencia, Madrid and Bilbao. She is survived by her son, Allen (Connie) Davis of Greenville and daughter, Ann (Mark) South of North Huntingdon, grandson, Wesley (Rebecca) Davis and great-grandson, Samuel G. Davis of Fairfax, VA.

 
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Barbara Ann Miller

September 04, 2018 |

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

Barbara Ann Miller, 59, of McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at home surrounded by family. She was born June 9, 1959 in Duquesne and was the daughter of the late Joseph Brozosky and Kathleen Galvin Lynn. She worked in housekeeping for many years for both the Steel Valley School District and CCAC Northside Campus. She enjoyed playing bingo anywhere she could. She is survived by her husband, Richard W. Miller, son, Jonathan (Amber Zupan) Miller of Elizabeth Twp., sister, Harriet (Shorty) Fierst of Trafford, brother, Arthur (Leetha) Lynn of Florida, as well as many nieces and nephews.

 
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Derek "DB" Betz

August 31, 2018 |

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

Derek "DB" Betz, 35, of Greenock, passed away tragically on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was born February 13, 1983 in Pittsburgh  and was the son of  Sharon Betzner of Mississippi and Paul (JoAnn Politano) Betz of Elizabeth Township. Derek worked as a machinist for Vista Metals and loved his two precious fur babies, CiCi the cat and Maggie the dog.  In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by a sister, Kaylee (Luis) Eveler of Louisiana, brother, Joshua P. Betz of Elizabeth Township, girlfriend, Jessica M. Hunter of Greenock, nephews, Kain, Jordyn and Christian Eveler, and niece Brooklyn Eveler.

 
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Barton Harvey "Bart" Caudill

August 29, 2018 |

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

Barton Harvey "Bart" Caudill, 70, of McKeesport, died Monday, August 27, 2018. He was born August 18, 1948 in McKeesport and was the son of the late William Porterfield and Belva Frances Kauffman Caudill. Bart worked as a scheduler for Bechtel Bettis 40 plus years, and also owned and operated his own painting business, Bart's Quality Painting. He was a member of Park Baptist Church. He was a board member of The White Oak Athletic Association and went on to organize and coach basketball, softball and baseball. He ran the winter basketball program for 15 plus years, as well as officiated many high school basketball games in the area.

 
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Winifred Anglum Clay

August 25, 2018 |

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

Winifred Anglum Clay, 89, of Versailles, died Thursday, August  23, 2018. She was born August 1, 1929 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Howard and Winifred (Anglum) Carnahan. She was the wife of the late Raymond D. Clay who died April 10, 2015. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and had previously worked for White Oak Heating and Cooling and the former Samuel's Shoes in McKeesport. She is survived by her son, Gary Edward (Diane) Clay of Elkins, WV, daughter, Janet Rae  (Donald) Algeri and granddaughter, Samantha Rae Algeri of Elizabeth Township, sister, Eleanor Dennison of North Huntingdon, nieces and nephews.

 
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Caryle Ann Raymer

August 24, 2018 |

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

Caryle Ann Raymer, 81, of Coulter, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018. She was born May 29, 1937 in Coulter and was the daughter of the late Orville G. and Mary (Stewart) Drescher. She was the wife of the late Ronald E. Raymer who died September 23, 1999. Caryle was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Coulter and was a former member of the Coulter Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed her grandkids and great-grandkids, shopping outings at Grove City Outlets, playing Bingo, and her monthly lunches with her childhood girlfriends. She is survived by her sons, Ronald G. (Cindy) Raymer of North Versailles and Donald E. (Nancy) Raymer of McKeesport, brother, Orville Drescher of Coulter, grandchildren, Kara (Paul), and Keri (Jeff), great-grandchildren, Michael, Makayla, Hayley, Anna, Brixton, and Ryan, nieces and nephews.

 
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Janet Arlene Frank

August 24, 2018 |

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

Janet Arlene Frank, 92, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018. She was born October 5, 1925 in LaFayette, Indiana and was the daughter of the late Theodore William  and Jessie Lockard Davis.  She was the wife of  the late Theodore M. Frank who died in April 1974. Janet was a homemaker who loved to cook, sew, and was an avid crafter. She was a Girl Scout leader for several years, a member of The Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens, and was the past President of the former Mt. Vernon AARP, where she loved booking trips most notably to Ohio, New York and Branson, Missouri. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra L. (James) Ramsey of Boston, as well as many nieces and nephews.

 
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Charlotte Ann Rupchak

August 20, 2018 |

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

Charlotte Ann Rupchak, 71, of North Versailles, died Friday, August 17, 2018. She was born June 23, 1947 in Braddock and was the daughter of the late Casimir and Sophie (Kresovich) Kropczynski. She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Rupchak who died January 9, 2006. Charlotte was a retired service representative for A T & T. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey C. Rupchak of North Versailles, sisters, Roberta Jablownoski of Murrysville, Leona Trovato of North Huntingdon, and Gloria (Rich) Fox of Gibsonia, nieces and nephews.

 
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Ellen Mae Henderson

August 19, 2018 |

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

Ellen Mae Henderson, 94, of McKeesport, PA passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018. She was born December 11, 1923 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Louis F. and Agnes (Naysmith) Stephan.  Ellen was the wife of the late William C. Henderson. She was a member of First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport.  Ellen is survived by her daughters, Linda (Ron) Burke, and Karen, son, Mark (Shelly), grandchildren, Eric, Catherine, Michael, Patrick and Dane, great-grandchildren, Liam, Ryan, Kai, Kathryn, Cora, and Lucas, nieces and nephews.

 
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Helen Virginia Feick

August 17, 2018 |

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

Helen Virginia Feick, 95, of Land O' Lakes, Florida, died Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was born February 20, 1923 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Swauger) McKay. She was the wife of the late Donald C. Feick who died in 1986. Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed watching her soaps, playing Bridge and crocheting. She is survived by her son, James M. (Sherrie) Feick of Forward Township and daughter, Sharon Falk of Land O' Lakes, FL, grandchildren, Eric Feick, Brad Falk and Martin Feick, great-grandchildren, Cody Feick, Travis Ransick and Cillian Feick, and great-great-granddaughter, Hannah Ransick.

 
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