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Pauline Theresa Canzonieri

July 01, 2019 |

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

Pauline Theresa Canzonieri, 90, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June  30, 2019. She was born January 11, 1929 in Donora and was the daughter of the late John L. and Mary (Dudas) Sutyak. She was the wife of the late Serafino Albert Canzonieri who passed away October 22, 1985. Pauline had worked for her late father at the former Sutyak Tailor and Furrier Shop in Donora and was also a bookkeeper for several area car dealerships.

 
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Ann "Anna" Loizes

July 01, 2019 |

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

Ann "Anna" Loizes, 98, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born August 23, 1920 in Steubenville, OH, and was the daughter of the late Stelios and Steliane (Yialouris) Bournos. She was the wife of the late James N. Loizes, Sr, who was the former Chief of Police in McKeesport. She was a member of The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of White Oak and was a Sunday School Teacher and member of St. Markella Plilotochos Society. She was also a Sunshine Girl, that visited the homebound and hospitalized patients. Ann received the St. Photios Award for her dedicated service to her parish. During WWII when all the men went to war, she worked at Weirton Steel as a "Rosie the Riveter". 

 
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Lois W. Dick

June 25, 2019 |

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

Lois W. Dick, 89, of Elizabeth, PA and Conway, SC , passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019. She was born May 10, 1930 in Wheatland, PA and was the daughter of the late Abner Vern and Dorothy Dale Bugher Work . She was the wife of the late James Marshall Dick, who passed away March 17, 2011. Lois worked many years as an Elementary School Teacher for both the Clairton and Elizabeth Forward School Districts. She was a member and former Deacon of Round Hill Presbyterian Church, and member of Queen Aliquippa Daughters of the American Revolution.

 
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Lorraine C. Mossburg

June 24, 2019 |

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

Lorraine C. Mossburg, 86, of Forward Township, passed away at home on Saturday, June  22, 2019. She was born July 5, 1932 in Glassport and was the daughter of the late Francis Theodore and Helma Virginia (Smitley) Gouker. She was the wife of the late Donald A. Behanna and the late Earl T. "Jack" Mossburg. Lorraine began her career as a waitress at the Blueflame Restaurant in Jefferson before opening the T & L Restaurant in Elizabeth. She later purchased the Homa Gas Station in Elizabeth and converted it into Mossburg's Restaurant. Her last business venture was Lorraine's Restaurant in Charleroi.

 
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Ruth N. McAtee

June 22, 2019 |

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

Ruth N. (Gobbels) McAtee, 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully on Friday, June  21, 2019 at the Elizabeth Seton Home in Greensburg. She was born March 8, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late John and Anna  Gobbels. She was the wife of the late George D. McAtee, Jr, who passed away in 2016. Ruth was a mother, homemaker and had a career working for Precise Metals and Plastics, Westinghouse Air Brake, and the McKeesport Chamber of Commerce. Ruth was a member of St. Agnes Church, the Christian Mothers and White Oak AARP.

 
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Lois M. Rennie

June 20, 2019 |

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

Lois M. (Mowry) Rennie, 88, of Elizabeth, PA,  and Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2019. She was born August 7, 1930 on the Mowry family farm in Jefferson Hills and was the daughter of the late Paul and Erma (Beam) Mowry. She was the wife of the late Harvey Wesley Rennie, Jr,  who passed away November 7, 2016. Lois was a member and Church Secretary of the Elizabeth United Methodist Church and was very active with the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary and the Rio Lindo Garden Club of Port St. Lucie.

 
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Alfred Pasek

June 17, 2019 |

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

Alfred Pasek, 84, of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 14, 2019. He was born May 17, 1935 in Brzeziny, Poland and was the son of the late Jan and Mary (Pacocha) Pasek. Alfred was President of Pasek Project Management Services and was a retired Mechanical Engineer and Consultant. He had worked for US Steel, Dravo, and Schneider. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and the Jaycees. He received his Mechanical Engineering Degree from Polytechnic of Krakow and served in the US Army Reserves. Alfred enjoyed golf,  especially at the Youghiogheny Country Club where he was a member and Butler's Golf Course where he was a Ranger. He achieved a "Hole in One" at Clipper Shipyard Golf Course on Hilton Head Island, Hole # 4 on February 27, 1997. He was also a USGA Golf Course Rater. Alfred was very proud of his Polish heritage. His favorite way to share his heritage and love of having a good time with friends and family was to share a toast of "Sto Lat ! " which means to enjoy good life, good health, and 100 years of happiness.

 
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Richard H. Carlson

June 10, 2019 |

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

Richard H. Carlson, 73, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019. He was born June 18, 1945 in Cleveland, OH, and was the son of the late Howard and Anna (Ruscin) Carlson. He was the husband of the late Beverly "Cooki" (Rachocki) Carlson, who passed away December 26, 2015. Rich was a retired Team Leader at the former General Motors Fisher Body plant in West Mifflin.

 
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Patricia Grace Wentroble

June 10, 2019 |

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

Patricia Grace Wentroble, 87, of White Oak, passed away Thursday, June  6, 2019. She was born March 17, 1932 in Acmetonia and was the daughter of the late James and Rose (Truppo) Valicenti. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Church in White Oak.

 
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John C. "Jack" Ryan

June 10, 2019 |

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

John C. "Jack" Ryan, 90, of North Versailles formerly of Elizabeth Twp, passed away Thursday, June   6, 2019. He was born November 8, 1928 in McKeesport and was the son of the late John A. and Mildred (Monath) Ryan.  He was the husband of the late Thelma Fay (Van Kirk) Ryan who passed away in 1976. John was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War  and worked in financial services for many years. He was very proud of three things he got to do in life, owning a Model T and being part of the Model T Club in Dallas, taking flying lessons and flying out of Rostraver Airport, and his vast Civil War Membrobillia Collection.

 
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Robert "Robby" Richard Sheasley

June 05, 2019 |

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

Robert "Robby" Richard Sheasley, 39, of North Versailles, passed away, Monday, June  3, 2019. He was born December 29, 1979 in McKeesport and was the son of Lois A. (Krohe) Sheasley of North Versailles and the late Robert L. Sheasley. Robby worked for Green Valley Cleaners and was also a Scrapper. He was a member of the Swissvale Moose.

 
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Gary Thomas Leffard

June 05, 2019 |

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

Gary Thomas Leffard, 65, of Liberty Boro, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019. He was born October 15, 1953 in McKeesport and was the son of the late William W. Leffard and the late Jean (Carroll) Leffard Santucci.  Gary was a member of  Mentor Road Bible Church in Forward Township where he was a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Choir member. He was also involved in Softball, Dart Ball and Bowling there. He was a Soccer Coach and Referee and enjoyed singing.  He had worked for US Steel National Tube Works and Clairton Works, Louis-Grants, Inc, Channel 40 CTV, and Option Insulation.

 
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Mary Ann Blanchard

June 04, 2019 |

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

Mary Ann (Hermesmann) Blanchard, 82, of  Elizabeth Township, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Grandview Estates of Elizabeth.  She was born November 29, 1936 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph L. and Catherine M. Scott Hermesmann. She was the wife of 61 years to the late Frederick C. Blanchard, Jr., who passed away February 11, 2016.

 
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Edward Eugene Handley

June 03, 2019 |

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

Edward Eugene Handley, 70, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. He was born February 7, 1949 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Howard E. and Dorothy (Hollis) Handley. He was the husband of the late Eileen Francis (Mangan) Handley who passed away August  28, 2006. Edward worked for the former US Steel National Tube Works and was a Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

 
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Samuel M. Homa

June 01, 2019 |

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

Samuel M. Homa, 80, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019. He was born June 5, 1938 in Elizabeth and was the son of the late Samuel and Matilda (Hatalovich) Homa. He was a member of Dormition of the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church in McKeesport, the Clairton American Legion, FOP, and Stephen Bayard Lodge # 526 F & AM in Elizabeth.  He was a US Army Veteran and was a retired Supervisor for Hercules Corp. in West Elizabeth.

 
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