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George F. Matta II

May 12, 2021 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

George F. Matta II, 64, of White Oak, and formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully on May 10, 2021. He was born on October 2, 1956 to parents George Matta, deceased, and Florence (Kelmeckis) Matta, and is survived by his wife Catherine (Love), who met in high school and were married for 39 devoted years; his son, Bradley and wife Gretchen (Dimeling) Matta, and daughter Brittany and her husband Darin Kowalski. George was blessed to be known as “Pappy” to his 4 grandchildren; Kash, Hagen, Bannon, and Kinley - all of whom he adored and provided him with motivation during his battle with brain cancer, and his dog Oliver George also leaves behind his brother, Gary Matta, and brother-in-law, George Dillinger, and his wife Cindy (Pazehoski) Dillinger and nieces and nephews; Logan (Dillinger) and Keith Haselhoff, Tyler and Liz (Heiles) Dillinger, Langley (Matta) and Tyler Shope, Austin Matta and Jaquan Davidson.

George lived a full life; dedicated to supporting his family, helping his friends, and committed to always trying to better the “Mon Valley” - the community he was so proud to have lived in throughout his entire life. His journey in life began in the City of Duquesne, from being born here, one of his proudest political accomplishments, was to be elected as Mayor of Duquesne from (1993-1999). Indeed, being called “Mayor” was a badge of honor as he was a graduate of Duquesne High School (1974) and was elected as City Controller (1989-1993). George obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Penn State University (1978), and Masters in Business Industrial Relations from St. Francis College (1983).

 
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Sherry Ann (Almasy) Nicholson

April 03, 2021 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Sherry Ann (Almasy) Nicholson, age 60, of Liberty Borough passed away on April 2, 2021.

Sherry is survived by her husband, William (Bill) Nicholson; stepchildren Brad W (Linea) Nicholson, Brianne (Leonard) Webb; step-grandchildren Dakota Nicholson, Teryn and, Victoria Webb; siblings Deborah (Todd) Schultz, Beth (Jay) Bratkowski and Leslie J (Amber) Almasy Jr.; Godmother of Kevin D Bratkowski; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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Dean James Campbell

August 03, 2020 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Dean Campbell, age 73, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Versailles Borough, peacefully passed away at home on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020.

Dean proudly served his country during the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Army. He was a long time member of the Grand Lodge of PA, F. & A.M. Post #375, a member of Tall Cedars of Lebanon Al-o-mon Forest Post #138, as well as, Scottish Rite in the Valley of Pittsburgh. Dean retired from Bombardier with over 30 years of service. Above all, he loved to travel and boat on the Yough Lake, where he was also a member of the Castaway Yacht Club. Dean will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.  

Dean is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Nadine (Paradise) Campbell. Brother of Gale (Jane Yelanich) Campbell of Harrison City, PA and Paul (Carlyn) Campbell of Summersville, Missouri. Dean is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

 
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Veronica Marie Huwalt

May 17, 2020 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Veronica Marie Pearson Huwalt, 90, of Lincoln Borough, died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at home, under the care of her loving family.  

A most strong and courageous woman who never complained about anything, “Ron” or “Roni” was a longtime cancer survivor who also endured many years with Alzheimer's disease.

Wife of 70 years to the late Alfred J. "Ike" Huwalt, Jr. Cherished mother of Patrice H. Bennett, Mark A. Huwalt, Lynne M. (Michael) Mercilliott, and Lisa H. (Jeff) Lampo. Adored grandmother of Ian (Bridget O'Neil) Bennett, Mark (Elaine) Bennett, Sean (Stephanie) Mercilliott, Kevin Mercilliott, Matthew Atwood, Jesse Huwalt, Brenden Lampo; and great-grandmother of Elizabeth, Helena, and Patrick Bennett. Loving sister of Dolores Burgman; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred "Ike" J. Huwalt, Jr., in January of 2020, daughter in-law, Lynn A. Huwalt, parents, Joshua Samuel "Sam" and Mary Leschak Pearson, and her brother, Samuel Pearson.

 
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Alfred J. "Ike" Huwalt Jr.

January 18, 2020 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Alfred J. "Ike" Huwalt Jr., age 91, of McKeesport, formerly of Duquesne, passed away surrounded by his loving family on January 15, 2020.

Alfred is survived by his beloved wife, Veronica M. (Pearson) Huwalt of 70 years; Four Children, Patrice H. Bennett, Mark A. Huwalt, Lynne M. (Michael) Mercilliott, and Lisa H. (Jeff) Lampo; Brother, Thomas Huwalt; Grandchildren, Ian (Bridget O'Neil) Bennett, Mark (Elaine) Bennett, Sean (Stephanie) Mercilliott, Kevin Mercilliott, Matthew Atwood, Jesse Huwalt, Brenden Lampo; and Great-Grandchildren, Elizabeth, Helena, and Patrick Bennett.

Alfred served his country honorably with the U.S. Navy as a Seaman First Class. He was employed for many years and retired from U.S. Steel National Tube and worked for University of Pittsburgh in the benefits department. Alfred enjoyed the outdoors, crossword puzzles, cowboys/westerns and was a member of the Liberty Borough Vets Club.

 
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Teresa (Cavatoni) Banfield

July 24, 2019 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Teresa (Cavatoni) Banfield, age 91, of Atria South Hills, formerly of Jefferson Hills, passed away on July 23, 2019.

She was born June 30, 1928 in Colver, Pa., to Tullio and Maria (Parissenti) Cavatoni. Teresa was a R.N. at the Bruceton Research Center and previously served in the USAF from 1950-1965 after she graduated from the Windber Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1949.

Teresa was active at the Jefferson Hills Women's Club and volunteered at the food bank in Duquesne and with the Ladies of Charity at St. Thomas  a Becket Church. She loved family, cats and gardening.  

Teresa is survived by her two sons, Tim (Kathy) Banfield and Mike Banfield; a sister, Edith Zawiskie; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 
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Nancy K. Smider

June 20, 2019 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Nancy K. Smider, age 69, of Dravosburg, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Nancy started her career working at Allegheny County Airport for Page Airways and retiring as a Flight Administrator for Corporate Air after working there for 19 years. She loved her lifelong friends the "CalGirls" who will miss her dearly, listening to her Oldies, and her trips to the Rivers.

Nancy is survived by her loving brother, "Jack" (Andrea) Kunzic; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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Gladys K. Milliken

May 14, 2019 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Gladys K. Milliken, age 91, of Houston, formerly of Roanoke, WV went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 13, 2019.

She loved canning, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. Gladys is survived by her beloved children, Ida Kay McClellan, Dennis L. (Judith) Milliken, William Thomas Milliken; grandchildren Jason Milliken, Joseph Niklas, Holly  Milliken, Amie Milliken Laura McClellan, Rebecca  (Marc) Vlainich, Rachel (Roger) Lemley, Kaylee McPherson, host great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, daughter in-law Patricia Milliken, brother Ralph (Betty) Smith, niece Carol Smith Lantz and as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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Grace Balogh

January 26, 2017 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Grace Balogh, age 87 of Liberty Borough, PA, died on January 24, 2017, at the TLC Care Center in West Newton, PA.

 
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Michael G. Smider

January 25, 2017 |

By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Michael G. Smider

Age 68, of Dravosburg, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, January 22, 2017.

 
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