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Howard R. Beharry

September 11, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Howard R. Beharry, 68, of West Mifflin, died Friday, September 4, 2020 at his home.  Born in McKeesport, June 16, 1952, he was the son of the late John and Dorothy Neel Beharry.  He is survived by his son, Ryan R. (Allison) Beharry of West Mifflin, 2 grandchildren, Peyton Beharry of West Mifflin and Braedyn Pierrard of Penn Hills, his first wife, Marsha Gougler Brown of West Mifflin, and his brother, John J. Beharry of West Mifflin.

 
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Irene E. Ashton

August 18, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Irene E. Ashton, 94, of McKeesport, died Monday, August 17, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital.  Born in McKeesport, February 9, 1926, daughter of the late Charles L. and Edna M. Spear Henderson, wife of the late Robert F. Ashton, sister of the late William C. Henderson, she is survived by her son and daughter in law, Robert F. (Pam) Ashton of Elizabeth Township, PA.  A lifetime member of the First Christian Church and the West Penn Hospital Nurse’s Alumni, she was a retired registered nurse.  She was a graduate of McKeesport High School and the West Penn Hospital School of Nursing.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 4-8 PM.  A graveside service will be held Friday, August 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM in Round Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dave Shively officiating.

 


Irene A. Myers

July 21, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Irene A. Myers, 88, of Port Vue, died Sunday, July 19, 2020, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Oakland.  Born in Czechoslovakia on June 28, 1932, she was the daughter of John C. and Ann M. Macus Baran.  Wife of the late Thomas W. Myers, she is survived by 3 sons, Thomas J. Myers of Elizabeth Township, Craig A. (Mary Ann) Myers of Somerset, and Brian F. (Mary Beth) Myers of Lincoln Place, sister, Eleanor B. Baron of Jefferson Hills, also by 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.  Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Port Vue.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Nicole A. Davis

July 07, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Nicole A. Davis, 38, of East McKeesport, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at her home.  Born in McKeesport, June 1, 1982, daughter of the late Charles D. Davis, Jr., she was the daughter of Richard and Michele Lukas Parrish of McKeesport.  Nicole is survived by her parents; daughter, Ladaija Glover of Clairton; brother, Brandon Davis of North Huntingdon; sister, Brooke Davis of McKeesport; also by 2 nieces, 2 nephews, 4 aunts, 1 uncle, and 2 kittens.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 2-7 PM, at which time a celebration of life service will be held.  Interment will follow in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery at a later date.

 


Philip Stewart Slaugh

May 02, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Philip Stewart Slaugh, on May 1, 2020, age 88, son of the late William Edward and Pearl Schiffer Slaugh, brother of the late Lawrence Andrew Slaugh.  Survived by wife Carolyn Ferguson Slaugh and son Donald William Slaugh.  Philip was a graduate of what is now Carnegie Mellon University with three degrees in music and education.  A retired music teacher with the West Mifflin Area School District, he was a member and past president of the Pittsburgh Musicians Union.  Phil played string bass with the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra, and many church and community concerts, especially the McKeesport Symphony.  Due to the pandemic there will be no visitation, and private burial.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC  20090-6011 or to the First Hungarian Reformed Church of Homestead in care of Lisa Toth, 517 Brierly Lane, Munhall, PA  15120.  Funeral arrangements are in charge of Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132.

 


Betty Langan

March 17, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

“Betty” Elizabeth Erwin Langan of McKeesport, 90, died on March 16, 2020.  The daughter of Shelby Erwin and Beatrice Cohoon Erwin.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband James “Jim” Langan, brother Frank Erwin and sister in-law Margret Erwin of  Dallas, TX, brother and sister in law Thomas Langan and Lois Langan of McKeesport, brother and sister in law Bob and Mary Berquist of Detroit MI. 

She is survived by sons, Jim (Mikel Lynn) of Johnstown  and Patrick Langan of McKeesport, nephews Dave Erwin and Mark Erwin of Austin TX, Jeff  (Terry) Erwin of Fort Worth Texas and their children, Erin Erwin of Chicago, Curtis Erwin of Denver Colorado, Thomas (Stephanie) Erwin of Dallas and their children Gabriel and Samantha, Cindy (Ian) Larsen of Dallas, Texas, Bob (Maureen) Berquist of Mulberry, Florida, Carl (Bobbie) Berquist of Vienna, VA, Nora (Matty) Moroun of Gross Point Shores,  Donald (Kathy) Berquist of Troy, Michigan, Jimmy (Cathy) Berquist of Gross Pointe Farms, Michigan and many nieces and nephews. 

She graduated 4th in her class of 735 people from McKeesport High School and received her teaching degree from Indiana State Teachers college (now IUP) going on to receive a master’s degree in education from Penn State.  She taught first, second, and fourth grade at Mifflin School in Pittsburgh for 13 years then retired to raise two children.  She worked as a lifeguard at the McKeesport YMCA where she rescued a man by using CPR and received a Christmas card from him for the rest of his life. 

Never one to stay still she took a course in computers when PCs first became popular and turned it into a second career.  

She taught for 15 years at CCAC South Campus, working in the computer lab and educating students in Intro to Computers.  She further developed a Page Maker course writing the curriculum and a book for the course.  She enjoyed teaching, flea markets, estate sales, collecting Depression glass and Ethan Allen Furniture, mystery books, and Downton Abbey.

 
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Lane Anthony Blair

January 08, 2020 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Lane Anthony Blair, of Blairsville, died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at UPMC Children’s Hospital.  Born in Greensburg, December 31, 2019, he was the infant son of Michael and Kayla Cahill Blair.  In addition to his parents, Lane is survived by grandparents, Wendy and Paul Cahill of Blairsville, PA and Cheryl and Donald Fulton of Springfield, OH; great grandmother, Cathy Cahill of Plum Borough; also by aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 11 AM until 12 PM.  A service will be held at noon with the Rev. Derek Campbell officiating.  Interment will follow in Allegheny Cemetery.  The family suggests contributions to Children’s Hospital, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15224.

 


Claire R. Iszauk

December 21, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Claire R. Iszauk, 90, of McKeesport, died Friday, December 20, 2019 at UPMC Canterbury Place.  Born in the Bronx, NY, October 14, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Max and Ethel Weintraub Gland.  Co-owner of the former David’s of White Oak, she served as secretary for the Congregation Gemilas Chesed and Temple B’nai Israel.  Wife of the late David S. Iszauk, sister of the late Arlene Elias, she is survived by son Alan L. (Debbie) Iszauk of Monroeville, granddaughter Jenna Iszauk of Cleveland, OH, sister Rosalie (Morton) Opall of Uniontown, brother in law Sherman Elias and sister in law Sondra (Joe) Mendlowitz, also nieces and nephews.  She was a member of Congregation Gemilas Chesed and its Sisterhood, Temple B’nai Israel, Hadassah, B’nai Brith, and the McKeesport Heritage Center.  A service will be held Monday at 2 PM with visitation from 1 PM - 2 PM in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132.  Interment will follow in the New Gemilas Chesed Cemetery.  Contributions are suggested to Congregation Gemilas Chesed, Temple B’nai Israel, B’nai Brith Youth, or Chabad of Monroeville.

 


Mona F. Naimark

October 26, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Mona F. Naimark, formerly of White Oak, currently of Asheville, NC, died Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Mission Memorial Hospital, Asheville, NC.  Born in Brooklyn, NY, December 29, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Margaret Stark Izsak.  Wife of the late Bernard G. Naimark, she is survived by her sons, Eric (Roberta) Naimark of Asheville, NC and Mitchell (Barbara) Naimark of Severna Park, MD, also by 5 grandsons, 1 great grandson, and 6 great granddaughters.  Mrs. Naimark served for many years as secretary of the former Congregation Tree of Life–Sfard in White Oak, PA.  She was a member of the Congregation Beth Ha’Tephila in Asheville, NC and was a member of the former Congregation Tree of Life–Sfard in White Oak.  A graveside service will be held Monday, October 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM in the Tree of Life–Sfard Cemetery with Rabbi Paul Tuchman officiating.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Mark Schiola

October 23, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Mark Schiola, 64, of White Oak, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born in Oak Park, IL, December 7, 1955, he was the son of the late Angelo and Mary DiGangi Schiola.  Husband of the late Charlie L. Staples Schiola, he is survived by his son, Anthony (Deana) Schiola of Shelbyville, KY; daughter, Cynthia (James) Hill of Shelbyville, KY; son, David (Kelli) Wahnon of White Oak; daughter, Debbie Greco of Houston, TX; daughter, Denise Wahnon of Lubbock, TX; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brother, Angelo “Andy” Schiola of Illinois; sister, Maryanne St. John of Ohio; also by nieces and nephews.  Mr. Schiola, a truck driver for ABC Beverage Company, was a member of the White Oak Chum Bowling League and was a U.S. Army veteran.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Debra A. Marnell

September 26, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Debra A. Marnell, 64, of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Riverside Nursing Center.  Born in McKeesport, February 14, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Mary Ruzinsky.  She is survived by her husband, Frank J. Marnell; her daughter, Angel Pieseski of McKeesport; her son, Frank J. (Val Morschl) Marnell III of Verona; and her sister in law, Esther Ruzinsky.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Ron Ruzinsky.  She was a graduate of Serra Catholic High School.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of funeral arrangements.

 


Dr. Elizabeth A. Jones

September 19, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Dr. Elizabeth A. Jones, 78, of White Oak, died Thursday, September 12, 2019 at her home.  Born in McKeesport, February 7, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Attorney T.C. and Helen Borland Jones, Jr.  Professor emeritus at California University and professor of sociology at CCAC, she was a member and elder of Sampson’s Mills Presbyterian Church, past president and member of Altrusa, past president and member of McKeesport College Club, member of the McKeesport Heritage Center, and a graduate of American University.  She is survived by her brother, James “Mac” McClintock (Josephine) Jones of N. Huntingdon; sister in law, Shirley Jones of Latrobe; nieces and nephews including Susan Jones Mullins of Grundy, VA; Cynthia Jones Osselborn of Hermine; James M. (Cindy) Jones of Springdale, OH; Harry M. (Renee) Jones, Jr. of Scottdale; Jennifer Jones (William) Seymour of Skokie, IL; T.C. (Patti) Jones III of Irwin; Timothy W. (Lisa) Jones of Cincinnati, OH; Elizabeth Jones (Donald) Cool of Waynesboro; Jeffery B. Jones of Montgomery, TX; and Wendy Jones (John) Wagnon of Hernando, MS, and was preceded in death by John Gregg Jones, Daniel W. Jones, Sr., and Elizabeth Joy Steban.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Sampson’s Mills Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jessica McClure Archer and the Rev. Timothy W. Jones officiating.  Interment will be in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Katherine M. Redinger

September 10, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Katherine “Kay” Margaret (Fien) Redinger, 96, formerly of Glassport, Pa, died Sunday, September 8, 2019, at McKeesport Hospital where she was born on August 21, 1923.

Daughter of the late Wojciech (Adalbert) Fien and Helen (Karnas) Fien, and wife of the late Anton Lawrence Redinger. 

Katherine is survived by her daughters, Diane Chellevold and Susan (William) Droskey; grandchildren, Tiffany (Chris) Blakely, Jennifer (Michael) Hooper, Blair Droskey, Clark Droskey, Jessica Chellevold; great-grandchildren, Jerimiah Borg and Jamis Borg; sisters Bernice Nevitt and Florence Welesko; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Redinger; brothers, Casimir and John; and sisters Helen, Anna, Sister Mary Liliose (Leona), Sister Mary Edith CSSF (Theresa), Marie, and Dolores.

She was a member of the Queen of the Rosary Parish and Ladies of Charity in Glassport and a graduate of Glassport High School. She was a past employee of Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1943 to 1948 as a taper, Mica builder and assembler; and worked at the Purdy Dairy and the Pittsburgh Glass Company, Glassport plant as a secretary.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Queen of the Rosary Parish, 530 Michigan Avenue, Glassport, with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki as celebrant.

Funeral service and interment will be held following mass at 11:30 a.m. in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, 14679 State Route 30, Irwin, and luncheon to follow.

Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Joshua Charles (Josh) Boucek

July 23, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Joshua Charles (Josh) Boucek, 41 of McKeesport, died Thursday, July 18, 2019.  He was the son of John and Elsie Parton Boucek.  Josh was a collector with many interests.  He was highly creative and a talented artist.  He loved animals and nature, and was an avid hiker on the Yough Trail.  He worked for the Carnegie Free Library of McKeesport for several years before becoming involved with e commerce.  Josh is survived by his mother, sister Julie Kobesky, brother-in-law Daryl and niece Ania, sister Janet Fellows, nieces Liz, Holly and Allie, brother-in-law Chris Fellows, aunts and uncles, and cousins, Linda and Keith Donati, Jess Horenstein, Keith and Tina Parton, Janet and Chuck Waugaman, Chelsea and Gretchen, Jeff and Kathy Boucek, Katie and Johnathan, and many extended family members.  A memorial service is planned for later this fall.  Contributions may be made to the McKeesport Trail Commission, or to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven, a no kill animal shelter.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Wesley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michele Nagle officiating.  A repast will follow.  All are welcome to attend.

 


Robert E. Hester III

May 19, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Robert E. Hester III, 66, of McKeesport, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at Kane Regional Center, McKeesport.  Born in McKeesport on March 23, 1953, he was the son of the late Robert Emmett and Martha Minteer Hester II.  Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Mary C. Hester and is survived by cousins.  He was a member of Corpus Christi Church and a graduate of McKeesport Area High School.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6-8 PM, followed by a memorial service in the funeral home at 8:00 PM.

 

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