A free service provided by your local funeral professionals and The Tube City Almanac, your independent, non-profit news source.

McKeesport Area News from Tube City Almanac


Advertising

This service is supported by donations and advertising. To advertise here, call (412) 614-9659 or email McKeesportObituaries@gmail.com.


Frances (Berg) Mazur

September 28, 2020 |

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

Frances (Berg) Mazur, 90, of White Oak, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. She was born June 1, 1930 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Emil and Mary (Kersey) Berg. She was the wife of the late Chester Charles Mazur who passed away October 25, 2019.

 
Read More


Dorothy King

September 25, 2020 |

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

Dorothy King, 93, of Elizabeth Township, formerly of Beallsville, PA and Rio Rancho, NM, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was born July 31, 1927 in Wilmington DE, and was the daughter of the late Earl and Florence (Brinkman) McDaniel and was the wife of the late Guy R. King.

 
Read More


Barbara A. Bryce

September 25, 2020 |

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

Barbara A. Bryce, 66, of McKeesport, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was born July 9, 1954 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Richard Andrew and Dolores Jean (Kennedy) Bryce. Barbara worked for Hoots in Christy Park.

 
Read More


Edward Michael Kastriba

September 22, 2020 |

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

Edward Michael Kastriba, 35, of North Huntingdon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 21, 2020. He was born February 5, 1985 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Albert Joseph Kastriba and Donna Marie (David) Karsnak Pandullo of North Huntingdon. Edward was a proud graduate of Norwin High School, Westmoreland Community College, and The University of Pittsburgh. He worked as a financial analyst for The University of Pittsburgh and also was owner of Heavy Weight Baits, LLC. Edward was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most importantly, he loved being a dad and spending time with and coaching his son, Aiden, in various sporting teams, as well as playing fantasy football and video games together.

 
Read More


Melvin Charles Harlan

September 21, 2020 |

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

Melvin Charles Harlan, 79, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at home. He was born April 8, 1941 in Glassport and was the son of the late Harold E. and Lucy I. (Gunder) Harlan. Melvin was a member and greeter at St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township. He was also a member of the adult education and fellowship group there. He was retired from Eastman Chemical Co, and had previously worked for US Steel Clairton Works. Melvin was a 1959 graduate of Glassport High School and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was an avid golfer, gardener, fisherman and sports fan. His biggest pride was his family.

 
Read More


Oleva Mae Gainer

September 18, 2020 |

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

Oleva Mae Gainer, 89, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020. She was born September 5, 1931 in Grantsville, WV, and was the daughter of the late Levi Franklin and Elfie (Barr) Fowler. She was the wife of the late Larry Glenn Gainer who passed away in 1999.  She was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church where she was also a member of the Choir and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Oleva was a retired Real Estate Agent and had worked for Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.

 
Read More


Jeff Leroch

September 18, 2020 |

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

Jeff Leroch, 49, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at home. He was born April 27, 1971 in Pittsburgh and was  the son of the late Robert Lee Leroch Sr. and Mary Jane O'Brien Leroch.  Jeff was an avid WWE wrestling fan and never missed a show. He worked as an electrical technician.

 
Read More


Andrew Justin Larson

September 16, 2020 |

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

Andrew Justin Larson, 29, West Palm Beach, Fl, formerly of North Versailles, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020. He was born November 14, 1990 in Pittsburgh and was the son of Harry A. "Howie" (Sharon) Larson of East McKeesport and Cheryl A. (Greg) Chronowski Berko of North Versailles. Andrew graduated from East Allegheny High School in 2009 and served in The US Air Force at Sheppard Air Force Base for almost 2 years. Andrew worked as a contractor doing home remodels, he also enjoyed working out, skydiving, snorkeling and pool & billiards. He was known as an avid cook and grillmaster as well. He loved his motorcycle and had plans to go to Palm Beach Bike Night and Bike Week. Most importantly, he loved his children more than words can say.

 
Read More


Robert Bruce Evans

September 13, 2020 |

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

Robert Bruce Evans,  82, of Lincoln Borough, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020. He was born July 30, 1938 in Ellwood City and was the son of the late John Elmer and Viola Rosetta (Bookamer) Evans. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Marsh) Evans. Robert was retired from US Steel Irvin Works.

 
Read More


JoAnn Cerniglia

September 13, 2020 |

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

JoAnn Cerniglia, 62, of Greensburg, formerly of McKeesport, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. She was born March 16, 1958 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Natalie (Ivison) Oddo.

 
Read More


Kevin DeWayne Younge

September 11, 2020 |

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

Kevin DeWayne Younge,  43, of Boston, passed away Friday, September 4, 2020. He was born February 24, 1977 in Buncombe County, NC, and is the son of Teresa Marie McFalls and James F. Younge. In addition to his parents, he is survived by sons, Christopher J. Younge, Jonathan T. Younge, Matthew D. Younge, Joseph R. Younge, and Adam P. Clymire, brother, Dustin J. (Maureen) Younge, grandsons, Lincoln P. Younge and Carter J. Younge, and step-mother, Shari Whitney.

 
Read More


Anthony “Tony” Joseph Ferrante

September 09, 2020 |

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

Anthony "Tony" Joseph Ferrante, 61, of White Oak, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020. He was born October 22, 1958 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Charles "Blit" and JoAnn (Bastow) Ferrante. Tony was a Automobile Salesman. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Ferrante, brother, Steve (Lisa) Ferrante of Shamong, NJ, sister, Karen (George William) Haas of Emmaus,  nieces, a nephew, aunts, uncles, and cousins. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Florence “Flo” Speidel

September 09, 2020 |

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

Florence “Flo” Speidel, 90, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 6, 2020, 11 days after the passing of her beloved husband of nearly 70 years, Bill. Born Florence Kathryn Delo on November 12, 1929 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Monroe M. Delo and Freda (Blend) Delo. Left to cherish her legacy is her sister, Ethel (Delo) Harris of Erie and her children Carol (James) Anderson of Mechanicsburg, William D. (Barbara) Speidel, III of Butler and David (Barbara) Speidel of South Fayette; 7 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Flo graduated from East McKeesport High School in 1947 where she was in the Girls’ and Mixed Chorus, Tri-Hi-Y, Art Club, Junior Play and the Decorating Committee. After High School, she took evening business classes at Carnegie Mellon and Robert Morris and was an Administrative Assistant in the Executive Office of Pittsburgh Plate Glass until she met and married the love of her life, Bill.

 
Read More


Shirley "Fran" (Whittington) Smith

September 05, 2020 |

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

Shirley Frances "Fran" (Whittington) Smith,  84, of Rostraver, formerly of Buena Vista, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020. She was born May 5, 1936 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late William E. and Elizabeth Mae (Girard) Whittington. She was the wife of the late H. Jere Smith who passed away November 28, 2005.

 
Read More


Shirley A. Noll

September 02, 2020 |

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

Shirley A. Noll, 87, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020. She was born January 24, 1933 in Versailles and was the daughter of the late J. William and Helen (Semcoski) Gates, Sr. She was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church and had worked for the former King and Keeney Oil Co. in Boston. She is survived by her husband, Gerald H. Noll, brother-in-law, Donald (Barbara) Noll of West Mifflin, and nieces and nephews. 

 
Read More