Josephine Tarli

December 19, 2017 |

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Josephine C. Tarli, age 89, of Port Vue, died December 18, 2017, at Select Specialty Hospital McKeesport. Born April 15, 1928, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Magdalena (Kijowski) Szalankiewicz and the wife of the late Angelo Tarli, who died August 6, 2004. She first worked at the former Crown Chocolate Company, with 6 years of service and then at Dorothy's Candies with 31 years of creating sweet delights. She was a member of the Holy Family Polish National Catholic Church. She was one of the founders of the Port Vue Legionette Drill Team. She was a member of the Port Vue Seniors, Port Vue Auxiliary Unit 447, Glassport Seniors and Spojnia 132 Polish National Union. She is survived by her children, Diane Jo James-Baran of Port Vue, Alfred Piekielek of Rossiter, PA and Cindi (Robert) Elm of McKeesport; former daughter-in-law, Debbie Piekielek of White Oak, step-children, Barbara (Doug) Bannon of Elizabeth and Carol Prior of Lakeland, FL; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Josephine was preceded in death by her siblings, Joseph, Edward "Scratchy" and Helena Szalankiewicz; stepson Anthony Tarli; daughter-in-law, Connie Piekielek.
Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, December 21, 2017, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. A blessing will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017, in the funeral home chapel followed by Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at Holy Family Polish National Catholic Church, with Rev. Bruce Sleczkowski as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Holy Family Polish National Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Holy Family Polish National Catholic Church, 1921 Eden Park Blvd., McKeesport, PA 15132.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Robert M. Campbell

December 18, 2017 |

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Robert M. Campbell, age 92, of McKeesport, died December 16, 2017, at his home. Born January 4, 1925, in Toronto, OH, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Catherine (Hessler) Campbell and the husband of the late Ruth A. Campbell.

 
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Kathleen Kruczek

December 15, 2017 |

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Kathleen Kruczek, age 74, of Versailles Boro, died Dec. 14, 2017, at Jefferson Hospital.

Born Sept. 8, 1943, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late George and Virginia (Bentz) Edgar and the wife of the late William E. Kruczek, Jr.

 
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John P. Kustra

December 15, 2017 |

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John P. Kustra, 93, of McKeesport, died Dec. 15th, 2017, at Southwestern Nursing Center in Pleasant Hills.  Born Aug. 21st, 1924, he was a son of the late Anthony and Mary Ann (Kustra) Kustra.

 
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Robert J. "Bob" Hornak

December 14, 2017 |

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Robert J. “Bob” Hornak, 83, of Liberty Borough, died Dec. 13, 2017, in McKeesport.

 
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Stella Holtzman

December 09, 2017 |

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Stella Holtzman, age 93, of White Oak, died December 7th, 2017, at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg.  Born April 21, 1924, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Boleslaw “Benney” and Bronislava Kowalski and the wife of the late John Holtzman.

 
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Arthur A. "Sonny" McGrew

December 07, 2017 |

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Arthur A. “Sonny” McGrew, 84, of McKeesport, died Dec. 7, 2017, at Senior Care Plaza.  Born Sept. 4, 1933, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Julia (Lingsch) McGrew.

 
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Helen Bernice "Bea" Baird

November 30, 2017 |

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Helen Bernice “Bea” Erkel Baird, 82 of North Huntingdon passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 .  Helen was the wife of William L. Baird whom she married on August 24, 1957, he passed away on September 7, 2013.  She was the daughter of Elmer P. and Catherine Naughton Erkel of McKeesport and was of the Lutheran faith.
She was a 1953 graduate of McKeesport High School.   She worked at People’s Union Bank in McKeesport as a bookkeeper and was a homemaker.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 701 in White Oak.

 
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Betty V. Parisi

November 29, 2017 |

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Betty V. Parisi, age 89, of White Oak, died November 28, 2017, at home. Born November 4, 1928, in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Mildred (Goll) Ciotti. Betty was a retired Real Estate Agent. She was a member of St. Angela Merici Church. She had a passion for reading, volunteering at hospitals and school events, bingo and spending time with her family.

 
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Marie "Bobbie" Suncine

November 27, 2017 |

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Marie Roberta Marlene Suncine, age 74, of North Huntingdon, died Nov. 24, 2017, at Concordia of Monroeville.  Born, Feb. 23, 1943, in Wilkinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Ruth M. (McKay) Wilson and the wife of the late Ronald P. Suncine.

 
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Nicholas G. "Nick" Campano

November 24, 2017 |

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Nicholas G. “Nick” Campano, age 83, of Glassport, died Nov. 23, 2017, at John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. Born Dec. 28, 1933, in Glassport, he was a son of the late Anthony and Mary (D’Angelo) Campano. Nick is survived by his beloved wife, Marjorie L. “Peggy” (Droske) Campano.

 
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Victoria Lynn Ressler

November 21, 2017 |

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Victoria Lynn Ressler, age 68 of McKeesport, died November 15, 2017 at her home. Born April 1, 1949 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Elmer Galley and the late Dolores (Woodworth) Galley. In addition to her father, she is survived by her children, Ronald DeVerse of West Lake, OH, Scott DeVerse of McKeesport and Wendy Ressler of McKeesport; grandchildren, Shane Weisand, Chester Stone,  Destiny Owens and Dylan Mains; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Chester and Callie; siblings, Richard (Judy) Galley of Port Vue, Kathy (Bill) Webster of McKeesport and Larry Galley of North Huntingdon; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Victoria was a retired hair stylist and was employed by several  beauty salons in the McKeesport area.   She enjoyed going fishing and spending time with her family and friends.

 
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Margaret T. Kraly

November 15, 2017 |

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Margaret Teresa Kraly, age 92 resident of Huntington Beach, CA, formerly of McKeesport, died November 8, 2017 in Fountain Valley, CA. Born June 17, 1925 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Levkus) Kraly.

 
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Edward A. (Stanko) Stankiewicz, Sr.

November 11, 2017 |

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Edward A. (Stanko) Stankiewicz, Sr., age 96 of North Versailles, died at home on November 10, 2017.  Born March 3, 1921 in the Third Ward District of McKeesport, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Kurkowicz) Stankowicz.  He married Pearl Brooks on November 18, 1942 and they were just 8 days away from celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary.  Eddie began his sports career in 1932 as a kid playing for various local youth teams.  He continued his love of sports playing baseball, basketball, and football at McKeesport High School.  After high school, he served in World War II for the U.S. Air Force from 1942 to 1946 in the Pacific Theater.  During his time in the service, he continued to play football, softball, and basketball.  He played football for the champion Danielfield Flyers in Augusta, Georgia, and among his highlights was playing in the 1944 Orange Bowl.  Once home from his military service, he played local football for the undefeated McKeesport Ironmen in the PA Professional Football League in 1947.  Since Eddie had such a love of sports, he thought he should share that love with his community.  He organized and founded the McKeesport Athletic Sports Association (MASA) with Steve “Pee Wee” Lesko.  He coached the 1408 Steelers Little League Baseball team with the late Don Thompson.  Their teams would win 52 straight games and 4 championships.  In the 1970’s he sponsored sports banquets honoring over 400 area athletes.  The sports memorial in Renziehausen Park, named after Merrill W. Granger and Alvin “Al” Duffy was his pride and joy. Eddie was involved with sports for 75 years. Even in recent years, he still sponsored the old time reunion picnics.  In addition to his wife Pearl, Eddie is survived by children, Edward (Libby) Stankiewicz, Jr., and Joanne Stankiewicz; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church.  Burial and military honors will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Angela "Nellie" Priselac

November 11, 2017 |

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Angela "Nellie" Priselac, 96 of Orlando FL, formerly of Beacon St. McKeesport died November 9, 2017 at Florida Hospital East. Born January 11, 1921 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Kosc) Baran and the wife of the late Joseph G. Priselac.

 
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