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Gene Joseph Dandrea

February 16, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Gene Joseph Dandrea passed away peacefully at home on February 15, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born in McKeesport on January 5, 1928 to the late Biagio Dandrea and Angelina Spaccassassi. Gene is survived by his loving wife Melva (Evkovich) Dandrea of 65 years at home.

He is also survived by his daughter Jody (Ronald) Kotun of Champion, PA, and Tierra Verde, FL, and Gene David (Abby) Dandrea of Murrysville, PA.

Grandchildren include Kellie Lewis of McKeesport, and her children, Sheldon and Schyler Chancio; Nicholas (Danielle) Lewis of North Huntingdon, and their children, Lucas Lewis, Lilly Holtzman, Lia Holtzman, and Zachary Holtzman; Richard Young, Frank Young, and Matthew Young of Hempfield Township; Carrie (Craig) Caterino of Plum Boro; Andrew (Katie) Rodriguez of Delmont, and their children, Harper and Carson; and Mario Dandrea of Murrysville. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

 
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Joseph T. Godwin, Jr.

February 08, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Joseph T. Godwin, Jr., 72, of Murrysville, formerly of North Versailles Twp., died Feb. 1, 2021. Beloved son of the late Joseph T. and Olga (Semethy) Godwin. Loving husband of 50 years to Janet (Webster) Godwin. Dear brother of Joann Ritchey, Patricia Carr, Peggy Barncord, and the late Robert Godwin and Doris (Loving companion, Linda Lawson) Parker. Brother-in-law of Mary Godwin. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was an avid race car fan.

 
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Joseph D. “Uncle Joe” LaGorga, Jr.

February 05, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Joseph D. “Uncle Joe” LaGorga, Jr., 71, of North Versailles Twp. died Feb. 2, 2021. Beloved son of the late Joseph D. and Bernadette “Bernie” (Tomko) LaGorga. Brother of Anthony LaGorga, John (Beverly) LaGorga, and Anita (Michael) Holland. Dear uncle of Jeremy LaGorga, Ryan Holland, and Cory Ann Holland. Joe worked as a school bus driver for Serra Catholic. He loved getting to know the kids. Joe enjoyed golfing, baking, and watching sports. He was a member of St Roberts Men’s Club, serving his church at the fish frys, oldies dances and making Pizza Fritas during the festival. He served in the Air Force 1967-71.

 
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Joseph T. Godwin, Jr.

February 05, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Joseph T. Godwin, Jr., 72, of Murrysville, formerly of North Versailles Twp., died Monday February 1, 2021. 

Beloved son of the late Joseph T. and Olga (Semethy) Godwin.  Loving husband of 50 years to Janet (Webster) Godwin.  Dear brother of Joann Ritchey, Patricia Carr, Peggy Barncord, and the late Robert Godwin and Doris (Loving Companion, Linda Lawson) Parker.   Brother-in-law of Mary Godwin.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was an avid race car fan.

 
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Frances L. (Wilk) Peppler

January 19, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Frances L. (Wilk) Peppler, 88, of North Versailles Twp. died Friday, January 15, 2021,  Beloved wife of the late James R. Loving mother of Carleen (Fred) Heinz, James M. (Sandra) Peppler, Cindi Peppler, Cathy (Steve) Epshtein, Robert (Nelsy) Peppler, and Christopher (Jen) Peppler.  Dear Nana of Kelly, Erin, A.J., Chris, Kaylee, Katrina, and Alyssa.  Great Grandmother of Maddie and Aubrey.  Sister of Regis Wilk and the late Joann Wilk.  Sister-in-law of Ethel Sunday.

 
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Alva B. Vasilich

January 13, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Alva B. Vasilich, North Versailles, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Millie (Mauger) Bertozzi. Loving wife of 66 years of the late Thomas E. “Babe” Vasilich. Beloved mother of James J., of Las Vegas, Nevada, Thomas E. Jr. (Mary Jane) of Port Vue.  Grandmother of Stacey (Chuck) Hughes, Thomas J., & Matthew J. Vasilich and the late Kaitlin Vasilich. Great grandmother of Trevor and Brielle Hughes.

 
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Joseph Juricich

January 10, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Joseph “Papa Joe” Juricich, 96 of North Versailles passed away. Son of the late Joseph & Katherine (Stemberger) Juricich. Beloved husband of the late Constance Juricich. Loving father of Karen (Don) Elko, Joey P. (Barb) Juricich, Michael Juricich, Pamela (Doug) McGinnis, and the late Jeffrey Juricich. Brother of the late Irene Rosa. Dear Uncle of Rich (Ginny) Rosa, Kathy (Jan) Fung, and Theresa Nuzzo. 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Stepfather to Barb (Jim) Romanovich and Butch (Karen) Wilson. Joe and his parents were lifetime members of SNPJ. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union local 9 and a 55-year member of the Norwin Elks. Joe was a property developer and home builder, along with his father, Joe, and his son, Joe, (J&J Builders). Joe’s life continued to be one victory after another.

 
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Joanna Marie (Waszkiewicz) Detwiler

January 07, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Joanna Marie (Waszkiewicz) Detwiler, age 66, of East McKeesport, on Thursday December 31, 2020, passed away surrounded by her family.  Beloved wife of Dean K. Detwiler.  Loving Mother of Charles (Kelli) and John (Karry) Detwiler.  Grandmother to Haylea (Joseph) Curtin, Nathanael, and Nicholas.  Great-Grandmother to Grayson and Easton.  Joanna is predeceased by her brother John (Jerilynn) and Raymond (Marlene) Waszkiewicz. She is survived by her brothers Francis “Jerry” (Lori), Eugene (Marilyn) and Edward (Nancy) Waszkiewicz.  Also, survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Dennis Paul Bernhardy

December 21, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Dennis Paul Bernhardy, 81, of East McKeesport died Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at his home.

Dennis was born June 10, 1939 in East McKeesport, PA.  He graduated in 1957 from East McKeesport High School.  He then went on to follow in his father’s footsteps of carpentry and employment with the National Tube Works Mill in McKeesport. 

Dennis was actively involved in his community, a devoted Christian and member of Linway United Presbyterian Church, a member of the Freemasons, delivered for Meals-On-Wheels for many years, decades-long member with multiple volunteer fire departments, a steadfast leader in multiple youth sport programs, and most importantly, a dedicated father and husband.

 
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Frances Margaret Antico

December 21, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Frances Margaret Antico, 76, of Oakmont, formerly of Glassport, died Friday December 18, 2020. Beloved Daughter of the late Frank Antico and Amelia (Reno) Antico, she is survived by her brother, Dominic Antico of Murrysville and sister, Veronica Zalewski of Park Forest, Illinois. 

Frances graduated from Glassport High School and was a life-time resident of Glassport, Pennsylvania.

 
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John “Jack” Liebert

December 01, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

John “Jack” Liebert, 69, of McKeesport, died Nov. 27, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Son of the late William and Jennie (Fontanello) Liebert. Beloved husband of Mary (Chismar) Liebert.  Loving father of Chad (Stacie) Liebert, Jason Liebert, Angela (Dan) Limbacher, Tim Sweeney, and Erin (Ashley) Merida.  Dear grandfather of Brandon, Soloman, Jewel, Grace, Ethan, and Carter. Jack enjoyed golfing, his motorcycle, the outdoors, and time spent with his family.

 
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Dennis “Denny” Pascuzzi

November 18, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Dennis “Denny” Pascuzzi, 78, died Nov. 11, 2020. Son of the late William and Gloria Pascuzzi Brother of the late Douglas Pascuzzi and David W. Altman, Sr. Dennis is survived by his nephew: David W. Altman, Jr, and his wife, Heidi and their two children, Brittany and Blake, and also good friend Shawn Conley.  Dennis’s passions included golf and cutting hair. Both were practiced for 50 years. Dennis was the owner of The Hair Den where he was loved by all his clients. Dennis will be remembered by his love for Pittsburgh sports, fishing, cars, but most importantly his love for others and his family.

 
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George W. Lokay

November 16, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

George W. Lokay, 74, of North Versailles Twp. died Thursday, November 12, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Son of the late George and Lucile (Lacivita) Lokay. Beloved husband of Gloria (Iaci) Lokay.    Loving father of Gina (Mike) Giacchino and George (Rachel) Lokay. Brother of Jim (Angie) Lokay, Jack (Renee) Lokay, Rich (Debbie) Lokay, and Tim (Judy) Lokay. Dear grandfather of Nicoletta (Travis) Kuhn, Stefano Giacchino, Francesca Giacchino, and Sydney Lokay. Great Grandfather of Gia Kuhn. 

George was a Police Officer in North Versailles for 30 years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, the outdoors, working in his garden and time spent with his grandchildren.

 
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Kevin D. Flanagan

November 01, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Kevin D. Flanagan, 70, of North Versailles Twp., formerly of Meadville, PA and Baltimore, MD died Friday October 30, 2020. Son of the late Carroll and Adelaide (Fontz) Flanagan.  Beloved husband of Vicki (Konopka) Flanagan.   

Loving father of Robert Love, Mathew (Linda) Love, Sean (Kate) Flanagan, Ryan Flanagan, and Jamie Flanagan Hession.  Brother of Terence (Barb) Flanagan and Kerry (Joe) Flanagan Upman.

 
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Frank Tigano

October 30, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Frank Tigano, 95, died peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020.  He was born in Braddock, Pennsylvania on March 2, 1925, the son of the late Joseph Tigano and Rose (DeMarco) Tigano Canalungo.  He is survived by his wife of 71 years Clara (Zezzo) Tigano, and four children, Frank (Madelain) Tigano, David (Fran) Tigano, Rosalie (Stephen) Carpenter, and Jerry (Jennifer) Tigano.  He has 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 6 great, great grandchildren.  Frank was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  He was the founder and co-owner of F & C Distributing Company in Braddock and Irwin.

 
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