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Dorothy Alice "Effie" Paterra

September 06, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Alice "Effie" Paterra, 89, of McKeesport, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016. She was born October 8, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late John Wilson and the Late Naomi Barlow Caldwell. She was the wife of the late Augostina "Gus" Paterra who died January 12, 2009. Dorothy was a member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park and the Crimson Boosters Auxiliary.

 
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Anna Todd

September 06, 2016 |

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

Anna Todd, 82, of Port Vue, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. She was born October 19, 1933 in Port Vue and was the daughter of the late Andrej and Anna Novotniak Vojtko. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Christy Park and the former Saint Martin DePorres Parish, Ladies of Charity, Rosary Society and Christian Mothers. In addition, Anna was a member of the McKeesport Heritage Center, Renzie Park Seniors, McKeesport Little Theater, McKeesport Symphony Pops Auxiliary and the McKeesport Hospital Foundation.

 
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Barry J. Stoltz

September 06, 2016 |

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

Barry J. Stoltz, 74, of Liberty Borough, died Friday, September 2, 2016. He was born September 24, 1941 in Jeanette and was the son of the late Orville and Madeline Madyke Stoltz. He was a member of St. Mark Parish in Liberty and was an avid HAM Operator. He is survived by his wife, Mona Lee Joll Stoltz, sons, Barry (Renee) Stoltz of Bethel Park and Paul Stoltz of West Mifflin, step-sons, Rick and Ray Pierce of Elizabeth, Roby Pierce of Pittsburgh, and Cliff (Michelle) Pierce of Glassport, step-daughters, Renae Pierce of Glassport and Rona (Richard) Long of Homestead, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nephews.

 
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Sherry Ann Jarmon

September 03, 2016 |

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

Sherry Ann Jarmon, 53, of Sutersville, peacefully passed away, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at home. She was surrounded by her husband, Joe and daughter, Angelena and other family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Junebugs, Sutersville at 3 PM.

 
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Mary Jane Rhoades

August 29, 2016 |

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

Mary Jane Rhoades, 90, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday, August 28, 2016 at home. She was born November 28, 1925 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Gilchrist Blank. She was wife of the late William H. Rhoades who died October 1, 2008. She is survived by her son, William L. (Mary) Rhoades of Jefferson Hills, and daughters, Janet L. Cheeseman and Sharon (Robert) Shelton of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, Thomas (Danielle) Rhoades of Buena Vista, Jennifer (Greg) Rudzke of Ruffsdale, Tina (James) Kasardo of Elizabeth Township, Matthew (Deneeya) Wall of Scott Township, great-grandchildren, Gabriel Kasardo, Matthew and Maxwell Wall, Garrett and Jeffrey Rudzke, and Dakota Rhoades, and a niece, Sue Ann Eicker of Greenock.

 
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Charles D. "Charlie" Witzell

August 26, 2016 |

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

Charles D. "Charlie" Witzell, 85, of Elizabeth Township, formerly of West Mifflin, died Thursday, August 25, 2016. He was born March 9, 1931 in Duquesne and was the son of the late Charles D. and Mary Koribanic Witzell. He was retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers and was a US Navy Veteran. He enjoyed bowling and golfing. Affectionately known as "Uncle Bud", he is survived by nieces, Michele (Daniel) Trovato, Cynthia A. (George) Myers, and Susan (Frank) Pajkurich, nephew, Michael (Paul) Chiaverini, great-nieces, great nephews, a great-great-niece and a great-great-nephew.

 
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Lois C. Wall

August 12, 2016 |

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

Lois C. Wall, 90, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at home. She was born August 4, 1926 in Glassport and was the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Roth. She was the wife of the late John W. Wall. Lois was a member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenock, Lifespan and the Clairton AARP. She was retired from the J.C. Penney Company. She is survived by her granddaughter, Kelly Stoffa of Elizabeth Township.

 
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Dr. Joseph Anthony Mollura

August 12, 2016 |

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

Dr. Joseph Anthony Mollura, “Dr. Joe”, 60, of Elizabeth Township, died Monday, August 8, 2016. He was born May 23, 1956 in Tuckahoe, NY, and was the son of the late Joseph and Lucille Mollura. Dr. Mollura grew up outside of New York City where he grew a love for the game of baseball and the New York Yankees. He studied Biology at Fordham University where he met his wife, Maria, and went on to pursue his career in medicine.

 
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Verda Donaldson

August 05, 2016 |

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

Verda Donaldson, 91, formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away at Friday, July 29, 2016 at Country Meadows of Leader Heights in York, Pennsylvania. She was born December 20, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary Alice Spiker Frederick. Verda was the widow of the late Kenneth Donaldson. She is survived by her two Daughters plus many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

 
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Craig David Godula

August 03, 2016 |

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

Craig David Godula, 63, of North Versailles, died Wednesday, August 3, 2016. He was born June 29, 1953 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Steven and Esther Davis Godula. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Samuel, Jr.) Trusso of North Versailles, nieces and nephews.

 
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Anna (Nana) Bozzi

August 03, 2016 |

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

Anna (Nana) Bozzi, 92, long time resident of Liberty Boro, Pennsylvania, recent resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died peacefully on August 1, 2016 in her home in Baton Rouge.
Memorial services officiated by Father Daniel Straughn will be held at the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Port Vue, Pennsylvania August 6, 2016 promptly at 3:00 pm, with a gathering afterwards (location to be announced). Family and friends are requested to meet at the mausoleum, and memorials may be sent to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory, McKeesport, Pa.

 
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Lawrence "Larry" Edward Bjornberg

August 02, 2016 |

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

Lawrence "Larry" Edward Bjornberg, 89, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was born April 22, 1927 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Harry and Emma Gernhardt Bjornberg. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in McKeesport, White Oak American Legion Post 701, the Syria Shriners , Scottish Rite, Caravan No. 20, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Al-O-Mon Forrest 138, Masonic Veterans, Knights of Mecca Past Masters Club and the Duquesne-McKeesport F & AM Lodge # 731 where he was a Past Master. Larry was a WWII US Navy Veteran serving on board the USS Macon and was retired from US Steel Duquesne Works.

 
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Dominic Meddis

August 02, 2016 |

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

Dominic Meddis, 57, of Elizabeth Township, died Monday, August 1, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 9, 1959 in McKeesport and was the son of Angela Santacaterina Meddis of Versailles and the late Philip Meddis. Dominic was Director of Training for Valley Dairy Restaurants. He was very kind, patient and always filled the room with laughter.

 
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Evelyn Taksel

August 02, 2016 |

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

Evelyn Taksel, 94, of Freehold, NJ, formerly of McKeesport, died Sunday, July 31, 2016. She was born October 29, 1921 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Ann Harr Krause. She was the wife of the late Sam Taksel who died in 1981. She was a former member of Temple B'Nai Israel and was retired from the Dept. of Public Welfare in McKeesport. She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Robert) St. Lifer of Colts Neck, NJ, son, Ken Taksel of Pittsburgh, and grandchildren, Lillian, Sam (Anne) and Emily.

 
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Thelma C. Martino

July 26, 2016 |

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

Thelma C. Martino, 95, of Pleasant Hills, formerly of Glassport, died Sunday, July 24, 2016. She was born May 24, 1921 in Magee, MS, and was the daughter of the late Vilas and Lela Thompson Ainsworth. She was the wife of the late Nicholas Martino who died March 14, 2011. She was a member of Queen of the Rosary Church, Glassport and the Glassport American Legion. Thelma was a US Army Air Corps Veteran serving in WWII.

 
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