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Diane Margot Hagerty

June 10, 2020 |

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

Diane Margot Hagerty, 75, of West Mifflin, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020. She was born June 18, 1944 in Laurel, Mississippi, and was the daughter of the late James P. and Rita (Schmidt) Lawrence. She was the wife of  the late Charles Henry Hagerty who passed away July 4, 2015. She was a member of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church in Pleasant Hills and was previousley a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Chester, WV.

 
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Maureen Helen Bulischeck

June 10, 2020 |

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

Maureen Helen Bulischeck, 76, of Versailles, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. She was born January 30, 1944 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late James and Betty Doonan. She was the wife of the late Joseph Michael Bulischeck who passed away July 14, 2019. 

 
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Brian Michael Armstrong

June 09, 2020 |

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

 Brian Michael Armstrong, 36, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at home where he was loved. He was born March 26, 1984 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brian was raised in Pittsburgh and attended Liberty Elementary where he was a Boy Scout, Frick International Studies Academy where he spoke Spanish as a second language and played the Oboe in the Pittsburgh Public Schools Orchestra, then graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in 2002 where he was on the Robotics Team and participated in the First Competition in Orlando, Florida. Brian was #56 on the Taylor Allderdice Football Team and played in both the City and State Championship games.

 
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Wilma S. Ultis

June 04, 2020 |

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

Wilma S. Ultis, 68, of Irwin, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. She was born October 27, 1951 in Greensburg.  She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Ronn P. Ultis, daughters, Nina (Kunta) Fossett of Bristow, VA, Denise (Jeff) Keracher of Greensburg, and  Diana McAllister of Turtle Creek, her sister and best friend, Katy Celio (Mark Yeskey) of Herminie, brother, David Shick of Lowber, grandchildren, Jesse, Sydney, Kyle, Taylor, Cyrus, Quentin, and nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Willis and Freda (Greagor) Shick, father and mother-in-law, Andy and Velma Ultis, daughter, Dawn Ultis, sister, Janice Lipski, brother, Johnny Shick.

 
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Cheryl Lynn Clawson

May 31, 2020 |

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

Cheryl Lynn Clawson, 57, of Bunola, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at home. She was born March 24, 1963 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Charles R. and JoAnne (Matz) Clawson. She is survived by her sister, Jackie (Stephen) Slinski of McKeesport, brothers, Richard (Cindy) Clawson of West Jefferson Hills, and Robert J. (Beth Ann) Clawson and Charles D. (Julie) Clawson of Bunola and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Dale and Ronald Clawson. There is no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Thomas J. Eddy

May 30, 2020 |

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

Thomas J. Eddy,  95, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 11, 1924 in Republic and was the son of the late Samuel G. and Minnie (Obertots) Eddy.   He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Versailles Croatian Club. He graduated from McKeesport High School in 1942 and served in the Navy during WWII. He graduated from the Sonar Training Station in Key West, FL, and earned a second class petty officer rating as a Sonar Man. He served on the USS Bates at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and survived the ship's sinking at Okinawa. He was active in Sports with the Crimson and 3rd Ward Bulldog football teams, several softball clubs and as a McKeesport Umpire's Association umpire. He retired from US Steel Duquesne Works in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Regosh) Eddy. They were married in St. Peter and Paul Church in Duquesne and enjoyed 72 years of  happiness together in a wonderful marriage.

 
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Robert A. "Rocker" Rybacki

May 27, 2020 |

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

Robert A. "Rocker" Rybacki,  48, of Greenock, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was born August 9, 1971 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Stanley Robert and Barbara (Barella) Rybacki. Bob was proprietor of Rybacki Heating and Cooling and was a classic car enthusiast. He also was a singer in local bands over  the years.

 
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Alice M. Yuhas

May 27, 2020 |

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

Alice M. Yuhas, 89, of White Oak, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at home. She was born July 30, 1930 in Duquesne and was the daughter of the late Joseph B. and Sophia (Balint) Sabolcik. She was the wife of the late John J. Yuhas who passed away November 4, 2014. Alice was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish in White Oak since 1965. She was a secretary for US Steel District 19 and the former Rainbow Gardens Amusement Park in White Oak. She loved sewing, cooking, baking and crafting.

 
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Margaret Jane Lancaster

May 27, 2020 |

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

Margaret Jane Lancaster, 76, of McKeesport, passed away in the presence of the Lord on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She was born March 27, 1944 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Albert Lancaster and Bertha (Derr)  Lancaster Thomas. She was a member of Kephart United Methodist Church in McKeesport and had worked for the former G.C. Murphy Co. Warehouse in Christy Park and the former Isaly's in Southland and White Oak. It was not unusual for Margaret to call with prayer requests. She loved to spend time on the phone, praying with her prayer partners. Margaret had her own card ministry.

 
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Dominic C. Trapani

May 22, 2020 |

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

Dominic C. Trapani, 90, of Ross Township, formerly of Penn Hills, died Thursday, May 21, 2020. He was born June 25, 1929, in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Vincent James and Antoinette (Scapes) Trapani.

Dominic was a proud US Army Veteran, who served in the Korean War. He was owner of MDM Financial Services for several years until his retirement in 2010.  In his earlier years, he worked for Prudential and American General.

 
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Mary Margaret Frost

May 22, 2020 |

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

Mary Margaret Frost, 76, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was born September 4, 1943 in McKeeport and was the daughter of the late George Joseph and Mary (Casturo) Barno. Mary Margaret was the former proprietor of Barno Electronics in Elizabeth Township. She was a member of the Rotary Club of Elizabeth and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

 
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Michael E. "Mick" Fayo

May 18, 2020 |

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

Michael E. "Mick" Fayo, 59, of Port Vue, left this world after a courageous battle against cancer on Saturday, May 16, 2020. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1961 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Michael and Frances (Monaghan) Fayo. Michael was an Automobile Service Advisor and was a US Army Veteran. He loved his family, fishing, camping and a good cigar or joint. 

 
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Mary E. Saxon

May 18, 2020 |

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

Mary E. Saxon,  89, of  West Newton, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020. She was born November 10, 1930 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Hodermarsky) Dougherty. She was the wife of the late Roy N. "Buzz" Saxon, Jr,  who passed away April 1, 2004. Mary was a "Prayer Warrior" with a strong Christian faith. 

 
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Andrew "Andy" Zobel

May 15, 2020 |

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

Andrew "Andy"  Zobel, 96, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was born April 6, 1924 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joe "Gusieppi" and Giovanina (DeRose) Zobel. He was a 1942 graduate of McKeesport High School and was proprietor of the former Zobel's Grill in Christy Park. He was also retired from the John Groves Company. Andrew served in the US Army during WWII and was a POW in Germany from September 25, 1944 to July 17, 1945. For his service he received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Theater Medal, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Medal with 3 Bronze Stars.

 
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Sarah Ashley Ank

May 15, 2020 |

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

Sarah Ashley Ank,  25, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at home. She was born July 1, 1994 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Shawn A. and Renee' Maria (Carulli) Ank of Elizabeth Township. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Matthew D. Ank, grandparents, Richard and Mary Carulli Sr., uncle, Richard (Jannette) Carulli, Jr, cousins, Addison and Danniella Carulli, and fiancée, Shane Reitz of Elizabeth Township, and her dogs, Lucky, Moo Moo, and Shadow.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Deborah Ank and aunt, Rachel Carulli.

 
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