Terry Lynn Barlak

November 22, 2016 |

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Terry Lynn Barlak, 65, of Monroeville, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at UPMC East, Monroeville.  A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, she received her master’s degree from Chatham University, and was retired as director of Children and Youth Services for Allegheny County.  Daughter of the late Adolph and Marion Jacobs Markowitz, she is survived by her husband, Kevin Barlak; son, Michael Barlak of Monroeville; daughter, Sara Papachristou of Hampton Township; 3 grandchildren; and sister, Daryl Marks of the North Hills.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Cynthia Mayer.  A graveside service will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 3:00 PM in the New Gemilas Chesed Cemetery, Upper Heckman Road, White Oak, PA  15131.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 

June E. Traeger

November 04, 2016 |

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June E. Traeger, 99, of White Oak, died Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Mount Vernon of Elizabeth.  Born in McKeesport, June 12, 1917, daughter of the late Alfred A. and Edith Lindemyer Neuman.  She was a paralegal for A.M. Simon in McKeesport, and an estate administrator for Rose, Schmidt, and Dixon in Pittsburgh.  Wife of the late Edward W. Traeger, who died April 13, 1982, she is survived by her daughter and son in law, (Kathy J. (Frank J.) Orris of White Oak; granddaughter, Lisa Hivick of Ohio; grandson, David Orris of Ohio; and grandchildren in her extended family which includes Mary Beth Wilkins, John Peterson, James Peterson, and Meg Panarama.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Thelma F. Fedorka.  The oldest living member , elder, and deacon of McKeesport Presbyterian Church (formerly Central Presbyterian Church), she was a McKeesport High School graduate, Class of 1934.  She was past matron of the former White Oak Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, past president of the Women’s Association of Central Presbyterian Church, past president of the McKeesport Symphony Auxillary, and an associate member of the McKeesport Hospital Junior Committee.  Friends will be received in McKeesport Presbyterian Church following worship on Sunday, November 6, 2016 from noon until 2 PM.  A service will be held Monday, November 7, 2016 in the church sanctuary at 11:00 AM with the Rev. John Peterson officiating.  Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of the arrangements.  The family suggests contributions to Hospice 365.

 

June Morrison Fiddler

October 25, 2016 |

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June Morrison Fiddler, 93, formerly of the Luther Ridge Retirement Community, Chambersburg, PA, and Mount Vernon, PA, died Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Quincy Village, Waynesboro, PA.  Born in McKeesport on February 14, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Mary Ellen Sigley Morrison.  Wife of the late Albert Fiddler, she is survived by her daughter, Nancy Fiddler of Orlando, FL, also by nieces and nephews, and was preceded in death by her son, Robert Edward Fiddler and her sister, Nancy Johnson.  She was a retired secretary and former member of Mt. Vernon Community Presbyterian Church.  Mrs. Fiddler was a member of the Central Presbyterian Church of Chambersburg, was a graduate of McKeesport High School, class of 1940, and attended the University of Pittsburgh.  She was a member of Falling Spring AARP #2840, the Afternoon Club, and the Kittochinny Historical Society, and served on the board of Meals on Wheels and IRP at Wilson College.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday from 3-7 PM and Saturday from 10-11 AM.  A service will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. William K. Little officiating.  Interment will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park.  The family suggests contributions to Mt. Vernon Community Presbyterian Church, 2200 Buena Vista Road, Elizabeth Twp., PA  15135; Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA  17201; or to a favorite charity.  Condolences may be sent to Nancy Fiddler, 2650 St. Paul Road, Chambersburg, PA  17202.

 

Dorothy R. Stevick

October 14, 2016 |

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Dorothy Rupert Stevick, 97, died October 3, 2016 at Spring Arbor of Williamsburg.  Born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 18, 1919, she was the daughter of Roy Milton and Charlotte McCuaig Rupert, Sr.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Curtis Stevick; son, Robert S. Stevick II; brother, Roy M. Rupert, Jr.; and sister, Betty Turner.   Mrs Stevick was a secretary for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.  Survivors include her daughter, Susan Stevick and her son in law, Dr. Kenneth L. Webb, both of Richmond, VA and her sister, Barbara R. Fabian.  A private service was held at Mount Vernon Cemetery Chapel.  The family suggests contributions if desired to the Olde Town Medical Center, 5249 Olde Town Road, Williamsburg, VA  23188.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of local funeral arrangements.

 

Mary Ann Popovich

October 03, 2016 |

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Mary Ann Strager Mamula Popovich, 68, of McKeesport died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at home.  Born December 13, 1947 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late George J. “Scottie” and Sophie Munyas Strager and wife of the late Stoyan Popovich.  She was a retired high school French and English teacher in the McKeesport Area School District.  She was a member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, a graduate of Slippery Rock University, and was the administrator of civil service exams to police and fire candidates for the City of McKeesport.  She was the author of “Thy Perfect Gift”, a book of profound prayers and powerful words of wisdom, and told everyone she was a graduate of the George S. Patton School of Tact and Charm (no tact, no charm, I just get the job done).  Friends will be received in St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 10-11 AM.  A service will be held there at 11:00 AM with the Very Rev. Stevo Rocknage officiating.  Interment will follow in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 

Charles "Charlie" Sidun, Jr.

September 21, 2016 |

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Charles “Charlie” Sidun, Jr., 90, of Christy Park, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport.  Born in Royal, PA on February 24, 1926, he was a contractor and barber, was a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in New Salem, a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Al O Mon Forest #138, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, and the Syria Temple of the Shrine in Pittsburgh.  He was a WW II U.S. Army Air Force veteran, and served in the Pacific Theater.  Son of the late Charles and Helen Volosin Sidun, Sr., husband of the late Bertha Jane Mikita Sidun, he is survived by two sons, Dr. Charles Stephen Sidun of McKeesport and Dr. Gary Alan Sidun of McKeesport, and nieces and nephews.  He was the brother of the late Michael, John, and Peter Sidun, Helen Duboy, Mary Vacha, and Anna Magda.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  A service will be held Friday, September 23, 2016 beginning in the funeral home at 9:30 AM and at St. Sava Orthodox Church on Hartman Street in McKeesport at 10:00 AM with the Very Rev. Ditaly Dudkin officiating.  Panachida will be held Thursday at 7 PM in the funeral home.  Interment with military honors will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery.

 

Jason M. Bertoty

September 17, 2016 |

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Jason M. Bertoty, 38, of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at home.  Born in McKeesport, December 5, 1977, he was the son of the late Barbara Maines Bertoty and is survived by his father, Michael R. Bertoty of Jeannette; 2 children, Gavin Bertoty and Scarlet Bertoty; a brother, Wayne Bertoty of Elizabeth; 2 sisters, Lisa M. Lochinski of McKeesport and Margaret Clark of Sewickley. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School, was a McKeesport Tiger State AAA wrestling champion in 1996, and attended Pitt and C.C.A.C. The Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.  The family suggests contributions to the Verland Foundation, 212 Iris Road, Sewickley, PA  15143.

 

Ralph R. Alster

August 31, 2016 |

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Ralph R. Alster, 72, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 30, 2016.  Ralph was the son of the late Wilbert and Grace Alster.  He earned a degree in architecture from Carnegie Tech.  He truly enjoyed his professional career.  He designed St. Brendan Episcopal Church in Franklin Park and Carnegie Presbyterian Church in Carnegie.  He renovated numerous other structures in Western Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  Many people appreciated his design of the trolley stop at Station Square.  He is survived by cousins, Edwin, Jr., Ronald, Robert, and Carole Lynne Alster and Margaret Horn.  A memorial service will be held in Carnegie Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of the arrangements.

 

Florence L. Helfer

August 31, 2016 |

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Florence L. “Lola” Helfer, 93, formerly of Slickville, died Sunday, August 28, 2016, at home.  Born November 14, 1922, she was daughter of the late Benedetto and Louise Balzano Fenili and wife of the late Edward Helfer.  Mrs. Helfer was a member of St. Sylvester Church, Slickville Civic Center, and E.M. Kralick Post #18 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.  She is survived by daughters, Maxine (Richard) Balest of Norfolk, MA, Louise (Bill) Hunter of McKeesport, with whom she resided, and Kristin (John) Koester of Reston, VA; 7 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Helfer was preceded in death by brothers, Daniel Fenili and Louis Albert “Bates” Fenili and sisters, Minnie Markitell, Lena Lester, Rose Havaran, and Ida Bair.  Friends will be received Friday from 7-9 pm at Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Salvatore R. Lamendola at 10 am on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at St. Sylvester Church in Slickville.  Entombment will follow in Twin Valley Chapel Mausoleum in Delmont.

 

Blanche L. Reynolds

June 28, 2016 |

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Blanche L. Reynolds, 97, formerly of McKeesport, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Locust Grove Assisted Living in West Mifflin, PA.  Born in Homeville, PA on June 30, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Emmet and Anna Mathilda Hoffman Hanst.  Wife of the late William J. Reynolds, she is survived by her daughters, Linda (Dan) Rendulic of Port Vue and Charlene (Glenn) Hennon of Glen Rock, PA, son, Gary W. (Noreen) Reynolds of Glenshaw, 6 grandchildren, Dan and Carl Rendulic, Bradley and Brian Hennon, and Gary and Nick Reynolds, also by 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Hanst, and 2 sisters, Dorothy Albrecht and Ruth Hanst.  She was a member of the former Hope United Methodist Church and Beulah Park United Methodist Church.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, where a service will be conducted at 2:00 PM with her grandson, Pastor Brian Hennon officiating.  Interment will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park.  The family suggests contributions to Heritage Hospice, 2400 Leechburg Road, New Kensington, PA  15068.

 

Nathan Weiss

May 26, 2016 |

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Nathan Weiss, 92, of McKeesport died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at The Palms At O’Neil.  Born in McKeesport, May 23, 1924, he was a factory representative, a member of Temple B’nai Israel, and a WW II US Army veteran, serving in active duty and the reserves for 31 years with a rank of Master Sergeant.  Son of the late Armon and Fannie Solomon Weiss, he is survived by his wife, Reisse Jeanne Palley Weiss and by nieces and nephews.  A graveside service with military honors will be held Friday, May 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Temple B’nai Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Moshe Russell officiating.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 

Isadore Small

May 08, 2016 |

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Isadore Small, 93, of White Oak, died Sunday, May 8, 2016 at UPMC East.  Born in Czechoslovakia, September 10, 1922, son of the late Samuel and Rayla Smilivitz.  Husband of the late Phyllis Bird Snyder Small, he is survived by his son, Steven Laib Small of White Oak, daughter, Rachel Dena Small of White Oak, and by 2 grandchildren, Akiba Small and Sara Small, both of White Oak.  He was a member of the Congregation Gemilas Chesed and Café Europa, a holocaust survivors group.  He was the owner of Phyllis’ Jeans and Apparel, and Phyllis’ 51 Market.  A graveside service will be held Monday, May 9, 2016 at 3:00 PM in the original Gemilas Chesed Cemetery, Center Street, Versailles Borough with Rabbi Moshe Russell officiating.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of the arrangements.  Shiva will be observed at the home of Rachel Small, 1508 Fawcett Avenue, White Oak Monday through Thursday from 5-7 PM.  The family suggests contributions to the Congregation Gemilas Chesed, 1400 Summitt Street, White Oak, Pa  15131.

 

Carol B. Gamble

April 19, 2016 |

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Carol B. Gamble passed away on Feb. 14, 2016 at her home in Upland, CA.  She was born to John and Elizabeth Brazill of Hastings, PA on Sept. 5, 1939.  A graduate of University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Education, she taught at McKeesport, PA High School before becoming a CPA and establishing her own accounting firm.  After moving to CA in 1986, she worked in public accounting until joining the Administration at Claremont Graduate University as Director of Budget and Business Affairs.  Later she was named Director of Information Technology from which post she retired. Carol will be remembered as a loving wife and mother who is survived by her husband Jaye; sons Jaye III of Alexandria, VA and Scott of Malvern, PA and daughter Kristin Taylor of South Pasadena, CA; six grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  A private family-only memorial service will be held at a future time.Those interested in remembering Carol with a donation are welcome to support the City of Hope in Duarte, CA (http://www.cityofhope.org/giving/donate) or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (http://www.themmrf.org/donate-to-mmrf/)

 

Pepi Ann Eisenberg

March 31, 2016 |

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Pepi Ann Eisenberg, 63, of White Oak, died March 30, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian.

 
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Florence "Prissy" Gerendash

March 11, 2016 |

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Florence “Prissy” Gerendash, 95, of McKeesport, died Thursday, March 10, 2016 at home.

 
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