Carol Lynne (Repass) Carper

September 11, 2018 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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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John Townslan Hoak

August 12, 2018 |

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John Townslan Hoak, 77, of Elizabeth Township, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at home. He was born May 17, 1941 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Roderick and Martha (McLean) Hoak. John served as a Paratrooper for 2 years in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division. He spent most of his life being self-employed. His talents as a multi-skilled Craftsman led to being co-owner of Hoak Brothers, Inc., West Newton Lumber Co. , Yough Fuel and Energy and most recently Hoak Construction, Inc., building quality homes. His favorite pastime was enjoying adventures with his wife and grandchildren, especially involving travel. He was a mentor to many young men and was a member of the NRA. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol A. (Kite) Hoak. They were married June 13, 1964. He is also survived by his sons, John B. (Jessie Sedlock) Hoak and Jeffrey T. (Tabatha) Hoak of Elizabeth Township and Jason C. (Melissa Kelly) Hoak of Pittsburgh, sister, Martha Jane Donaldson of Buena Vista, grandchildren, Jeffrey (Alysa), Jacob, Randy, Jason, Ashley, and Julia, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and many brother-in-laws, and sister-in-laws.

 
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Gerard "Jerry" Francis Boyle, Jr.

August 12, 2018 |

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Gerard "Jerry" Francis Boyle, Jr., 77, of White Oak, died Thursday, August  9, 2018 at home. He was born November 9, 1940 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Gerard F. and Elizabeth D. (Fesco) Boyle. Jerry retired from AT & T and had previously worked for TCI Cable and Centre Video. He was a US Army Veteran and was a member of various social and fraternal organizations. He was founder of SWAT Class of 1958. He is survived by his wife, Kathy D. (Gebhardt) Boyle, son, Henry D. (Sherry) Navaroli of Atlanta, GA, daughter, Amy (Roger) Spaw of Pleasant Gap, grandchildren, Alyssa, Zachary, Natalia, and Santino, brothers, Dennis R. (Dolores) Boyle of Greenwood, IN, Thomas (Lillian) Boyle of Versailles, and Wayne (Linda) Boyle of White Oak, nieces and nephews.

 
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Gloria J. (Ferry) Pecora

August 08, 2018 |

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Gloria J. (Ferry) Pecora, 95, of Boston, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at home. She was born May 17, 1923 in Boston and was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Louise (Castine) Ferry. She was the wife of the late Samuel A. Pecora, Jr. who died September 29, 2016. They were married for 74 1/2 years. Gloria was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park where she also served as Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Lector, Ladies of Charity and Christian Mothers. She had worked for Union Cleaner's in Elizabeth Township for 15 years and was a volunteer at McKeesport Hospital for 21 years. Gloria is survived by her sisters, Lucille Angotti of Jefferson Hills and Estelle Beresford of Harrison City, 6 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 
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