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Lance A. Hall

May 27, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Lance A. Hall, age 74 of North Huntingdon died Monday, May 27, 2019 at Forbes Regional Hospital. He was born June 5, 1944 in Pittsburgh, Pa, a son of the late Ralph E. and Mary Cuddy Hall. Prior to his retirement, Lance was employed as a carpenter and also as an assistant produce manager  for Foodland. After retirement he was employed by Kohl's stock department. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Dennis Harkins. He is survived by his beloved wife Janice Rietzel Hall, one daughter, Lana Harkins and one  grandson Joshua Hall. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Tues 4-7 p.m. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Mark "Lizard" Leseman

May 25, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Mark "Lizard" Leseman, age 64 of Irwin died May 24, 2019 at his home. He was born March 14, 1955 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Walter and Lorraine Sinclair Leseman. Mark was a car mechanic. He was preceded in death by his sister, RaeAnn Leseman, brother Thomas. He is survived by his daughter, Ashley, 2 grandchildren, two brothers, Walter Jr (Nancy), Charles (Roni); sister, Christine Leseman Skelly. Visitation Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 11 a.m -12 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at noon in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dolores B. Conley

May 24, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Dolores B. Conley, 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.  She was born July 15, 1928 in Wilkinsburg, a daughter of the late Marjo and Jane (Fedon) Baney.  Dolores was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church and a graduate of Chatham Women's College.  She enjoyed golfing, traveling, attending theatre's and playing cards.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Duane C. Conley; and  brother, Louis Baney.  She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, North Huntingdon.  Interment to follow in Restland Memorial Cemetery, Monroeville.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dorothy E. Tylavsky

May 23, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Dorothy Tylavsky, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Walden's View, North Huntingdon.  She was born August 23, 1929 in North Braddock, a daughter of the late Ray and Helen Dedo Miller.  Dorothy was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin and enjoyed shopping for clothes and visiting casinos.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester N. Tylavsky; and brother, Raymond Miller.  She is survived by her sister, Beatrice Simon and her husband, Albert; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Friday from 3-7 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Entombment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Humane Society.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Mary R. Hollibaugh

May 21, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Mary R. Hollibaugh, 73, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Excela Health Westmoreland.  She was born September 19, 1945 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Charles and Ester Aker  Kline.  Prior to her retirement, Mary was a secretary for Briarcliff Personal Care Home and later worked for Giant Eagle. She enjoyed baking, gardening and canning.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Patricia Clugsten and Nancy O'Bryon.  She is survived by her husband, Louis A. Hollibaugh; daughters, Elizabeth Cole and her husband, Donald, Janet Pampus and her husband, Chad; brothers, Chuck (Phyllis) Kline, James Kline; and grandchildren, Jake (Jennifer) Cole, Courtney Cole, and Kendra Pampus.  Family and Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to the White Oak Animal Shelter.

 


Robert C. Miller

May 21, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Robert C. Miller, 80, of Coulter, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at his home.  He was born November 19, 1938 in Coulter, a son of the late Robert F. and Martha (Boullion) Miller.  Prior to his retirement, Robert was a boiler maker for US Steel.  He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed shooting  trap at Shaner, hunting and fishing.  He is survived by his sons, Dennis Miller and his wife, Jill, Dale Miller, Duane Miller and his wife, Victoria; grandchildren, Katelynn (Dillon), Madison, Meagan, Riley, Natalie, Melissa and Jessica; and great-grandchildren, Arianna, Gavin and Gabriel.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment in South Versailles Cemetery, Coulter, Pa.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Richard Stewart Mauger

May 18, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

It is with great sadness that the family of Richard Stewart Mauger announces his passing at his home in Forward Twp. after a long illness on May 18, 2019 at the age of 78 years.  Richard was born in Coulter, Pa., June 29, 1940 to Julius and Katherine Dickson Mauger.  Richard will be remembered by his wife of 53 years, Myrtle Zeh Mauger; and his children, Kathleen (Vince) Oddo, Jennifer (Jason) Meskanick; son, James Mauger; and daughter-in-law, Diane Tatrai Mauger.  Richard will be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren, Heather, Shannon (Kris), Vinny, Emma; and great-grandchild, Camden; sisters-in-law, Emma (Earl) Stiffey, Shirley (Hank) Chapman; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert (Olive) Mauger and parents.  He was a member of Blyth Lodge #593 of West Newton and Tall Cedars Al-O-Mon Forest No. 138.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday  from 2-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  Blythe Lodge No. 593 service will take place at 7 p.m.   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Reflections of Grace Foundation to promote pediatric brain tumor research and support at www.reflections of grace.org.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


John R. Voron

May 17, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

John Raymond Voron, 58, of North Huntingdon, passed away in his sleep Thursday, May 16, 2019. He was born May 18, 1960 in Alexandria, VA, a son of the late John Thomas Voron and late Nancy M. Foley Voron. John was a graduate of Westmoreland Community College and Norwin High School. John served in the US Navy; surviving brothers, Mark T., Vincent J. (Salima), and Nicholas A. (Mary), daughter, Nicole Paulovich (Darrin), and granddaughter, Peyton Paulovich. A Byzantine Catholic funeral service will be held at James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Long Run Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Byzantine Catholic Church. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Hazel Coberly

May 17, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Hazel Coberly, 76 of McKeesport died, May 15, 2019 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. She was born July 6, 1942 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Frank and Stella Pedro Stepansky. Hazel loved spending time with her family and treasured her time with her grandson.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Scott Coberly, one brother, Joseph Stepansky, two sisters, JoAnn Piovesan, Eleanor Kimling. She is survived by her daughters, Kimberly A and Patricia L. Coberly, Pamela S. Guyer and her husband, Robb, Tiffany J. Coberly, grandson, Ethan Guyer, two sisters, Frances Paolitto, Marcella Pesker, numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon Tuesday 10-1 pm. with a service following at 1 p.m in the funeral home chapel. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to her family. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Jeanetta M. Zerbe

May 15, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Jeanetta M. Zerbe, 38, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Excela Health Westmoreland.  She was born September 7, 1980 in West Chester, Pa., a daughter of Nancy Lynn Zerbe and the late Joseph P. Zerbe Jr.  Jeanetta was a 1999 graduate of Norwin Senior High school and employed by Jaffrey's Restaurant.  She was a member of Circleville United Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with her son, Tyrone and crocheting.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Jada Zerbe.  She is survived by her son, Tyrone Zerbe; and brothers, Joseph, Jason and Benjamin Zerbe.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 167 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in  Circleville United Methodist Church.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Circleville United Methodist Church, Animal Friends, or to the family for funeral expenses.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Rose Marie Hanicak

May 13, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Rose Marie Hanicak, 91, of Irwin, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Golden Heights Personal Care Home, Irwin.  She was born September 12, 1927 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Matthew and Mary (Yedinak) Kaftanich.   Prior to her retirement, Rose was a registered nurse for Mercy Hospital and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church and funeral choir.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Hanicak; and sisters, Katherine Lindamood, Dorothy Faix and Eleanor Zuber.  She is survived by her sons, Donald J. Hanicak and his wife, Nancy, Robert P. Hanicak, Kenneth L. Hanicak and his wife, Robin, John E. Hanicak and his wife, Julie; daughter, Karen L. Foster and her husband, William; grandchildren, Tanna and Christopher, Cassandra and Jeff, Sasha and Tyler, Scott, Dakota and Chris; and great-grandchildren, Camryn, Triston, Colby, Grayson and Avery.  Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, North Huntingdon.  Interment will be private in Visitation Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Franciscan Mission Associates, P.O. Box 598, Mount Vernon, NY  10551-0598 in memory of Rose Marie Hanicak.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Joseph A. Dingel

April 25, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Joseph A. Dingel, 61, of Latrobe, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at his home. He was born April 18, 1958 in Wilkinsburg, PA, a son of the late Newton and Anna June (Grealish) Dingel. Joseph was an automotive mechanic and enjoyed model cars and car racing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Bernhardy. He is survived by his sister, JoAnne Hohman and her husband, Blaine; nephews, Blaine Jr. (Quinn) and Michael (Tara); great-nieces, Lauren and Chloe; and great-nephews, Devan and Tyler. There will be no visitation. Donations may be made to the National Foundation for Cancer Research in memory of Joseph. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


William H. Young

April 20, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

William H. Young, age 85 of North Huntingdon died April 20, 2019 at his home. He was born September 24, 1933 in Williamsport, Pa, a son of the late William Young and Margaret Gilette. William was self employed in the dry wall industry, an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling and golfing.  He is survived by his beloved wife Darlene Ober Young, two sons Michael, Bryan Young (Michelle), one daughter, Beverly Gold (Mark), grandchildren, Colleen Ellig (Joshua), David Gold (Alyson), Katie (Joshua) Fournier, Khegan Young, Calahan Young, Saige Young,Delaney and Kendal Young. 6 great grandchildren, brother Paul Wright, sister, Sandy Hopfensberger. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Tues 5-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the United States Association of Blind Athletes. usaba.org. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Robert T. "Bud" Miller

April 20, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Robert "Bud" T. Miller, 94, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at Hempfield Manor.  He was born October 31, 1924 in Turtle Creek, a son of the late Edgar and Mary (Fenton) Miller.  Prior to his retirement, Bud was a tool and die maker for Firth Sterling Steel and was a veteran of the US Army having served during WWII.  He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, North Huntingdon, Valley Lodge Masons 613, Turtle Creek, and former member of the American Legion.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine "Kay" Miller; brothers, Edgar, Harry, Willard and Paul Miller; sisters, Audrey Palmquist, Elsie Brown, Irene Tracey and Mary Brown.  He is survived by his son, Robert B. Miller and his wife, Carol; daughter, Sharen Silvis and her husband, Jack; grandchildren, Darryl (Corie) Silvis, Laurie (Sam) Peddicord, Amy (David) Denny; great-grandchildren, Melissa (Mike) Shaffer, LeAnne (Steve) Dorough, Jack, Brad; great-great-grandchildren, Arielle, Abby, Tyler, Leona, Sage and Jack. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, North Versailles, PA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, North Huntingdon or Excela Hospice.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


John R. Park

April 17, 2019 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

John R. Park, 63, of Park's Motel in North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Twin Lakes Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Greensburg. He was born August 15, 1955 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Russell Oliver and Estella (Terrazas) Park. John was Autistic and food was everything to him. His favorite dishes were leg of lamb, spanish rice, lychee and sushi. He loved doing artwork when he was younger with his therapist Linda Dillard from the Washington County Health Center. John was the most loving brother and uncle, gentle with a his touch and had a compassionate soul. He is survived by his brothers, Kevin (Tracy) Park and their children, Briana and Dylan Park, Dennis Kip (Lisa) Park and their son Caleb Park; sisters, Melanie Driggers, Denise KMFG Kristopaitis; and nieces and nephews, Schyler HMFM and Kyler NRSAT Kristopaitis, who he enjoyed spending memorable times together and will be sadly missed.  A gathering will take place on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. followed by a memorial service at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Autism Connection in Pittsburgh or the Hillman Cancer Center. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.