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Irene V. Hamerski

January 17, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

IRENE V. HAMERSKI age 93, formerly of West Mifflin, on January 15, 2020. She was a daughter of the late Marion and Helen (Markiewicz) Klara. She was the former co-owner, along with her late husband, of the Clover Farms Store in West Mifflin. A member of Mary, Mother of God Parish in McKeesport, the former Corpus Christi Parish. Former member of St. Joseph Church in Duquesne and member of the former St. Joseph Confraternity of Christian Mother's  and Guild, and the former rosary society of Christ the Light of the World Parish, former member of West Mifflin Annex Senior Citizens and the Knights of Columbus Senior Citizens. She was a member for 57 years of the Ladies of Charity, both at St. Joseph and Corpus Christi Parish. Beloved wife of the late Chester A. Hamerski for 60 plus years; mother of Joline (late Louis, "Bill") Buzzatto of White Oak, Mary Ann Kistler of Deltona, Florida, Walter (late Shirley) Hamerski of Harmony, PA, Robert (Cheryl) Hamerski of Glenshaw, Amy (William) Sawders of Versailles and the late Richard Hamerski, late Teresa Hamerski; also 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren; sister of Helen Frick of Pittsburgh and the late Nellie Markiewicz, late Phyllis Lanz, late Stanley Klara and the late Edward Klara. Visitation Sunday, January 19 from 1-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave. Duquense 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held, Monday January 20 at 9:15 a.m. Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church at 10 a.m. Rev. Pius Nwankwo Officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Food for the Poor in care of Fransiscin Missions PO Box 130 Waterford, WI 53185.

 


Nancy C. Scalese

January 02, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Nancy C. Scalese age 78, of West Mifflin, on December 30, 2019.  Daughter of the late Frank & Nancy (Lupino) Scalese, she was a homemaker and care giver to her family.  She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne and enjoyed crafts.  She is survived by Aunts and Cousins.  Visitation will be held on Friday, January 3, from 2-7 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held on Saturday, January 4 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish  with Rev. Nick Mastrangelo officiating.  Burial will follow at Calvary Mausoleum, Pittsburgh, PA. 

 


David J. Bedont

January 02, 2020 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

David J. Bedont age 69, of West Mifflin, died Tuesday December 31, 2019 in UPMC McKeesport.  Born January 29, 1950 to the late Mark Sr. and Beatrice (Ardiana) Bedont, he was a roll turner at the former Mesta Machine Co. and a pharmacy tech at the V.A. Hospital in Oakland.  He is survived by brothers Mark Jr. (Sally) of Williamsburg, VA, Gary of West Mifflin and Jeff (Mary) of West Mifflin; loving uncle of Melanie (Rob) Vitous, Eric (Lauren) Bedont, Alex Bedont, Tracey Lape (Mike Warywoda) and Tyler Douglass; great uncle to Dylan and Trevor Bedont, Mark and Melody Bedont, Kacen Lape and Teagan Warywoda. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 5 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held on Monday, January 6 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Conway officiating.  Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

 


Raymond A. Tkach

December 28, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Raymond A. Tkach age 83, of West Mifflin, on December 28 in Jefferson Hospital.  Son of the late Andrew & Helen (Sotak) Tkach, he was retired from Commercial Insurance Co. as a premium auditor, was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, the White Oak Gun Club, and was a photographer. He proudly served his country in the Navy. In addition he was in the National Guard and the Reserves.  He was the husband of Barbara (Johnson) Tkach and in January, they would have been married 61 years.

 
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Irene Moran

December 28, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Irene Moran age 93, of West Homestead, formerly of Duquesne on December 28 at home.  Daughter of the late Andrew & Anna (Makohus) Moran, she was retired from the accounting department at Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin and was a former member of the Parish Council.  She was the sister of Edward (Dolores) Moran of Muncie, IN and Mildred Moran, with whom she resided.

 
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Gladys M. Young

December 20, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

GLADYS M. YOUNG (GLADYS M. BARKER) Age 87, of West Mifflin, on December 19, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Frank O. and Myrtle (Sproul) Richards. She was a retired cook and bartender at Babe's Bar in Duquesne, a caretaker and worked at Duquesne and Homestead Senior Services, now known as Lifespan. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Duquesne, an avid bingo player and card player. She also enjoyed swimming and camping. Wife of the late Robert Barker and the late J. Austin Young. Mother of Robert Barker of Scottdale, Denise Wagner of Scottdale, and the late Freddy (surviving spouse Sue) Barker of West Mifflin; grandmother of Kelly (Brent) Hainzer, Jessica Cale, Angela Barker, Amanda and Aaron Barker; sister of Ellen Coulter of Pittsburgh, Frank "Dewey" Richards of White Oak, Edwin "Eddie" (Carlene) Richards of Port Vue, late Clifford Richards, late Pete Richards, late Dorothy Giatroudakis, and the late Norma Price. Visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where her Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., Pastor John Gropp officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, Duquesne. 

 


John L. “Jack” Holleran

December 18, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

John L. “Jack” Holleran age 92, of West Mifflin, passed away on December 16, 2019 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.  Born in Williamsport, PA, he was the son of the late Martin & Jane (Cloonan) Holleran.  Beloved husband of 64 years to Marian M. (Mayer) Holleran, he was a retired Quality Control Pipe Inspector for U.S. Steel National Works and was a former security guard for Camp Hill Steel, McKeesport. He was a member of Resurrection Church and a former member of St. Joseph Church in Duquesne.  He proudly served his country in the Army in World War II. He was the father of Martin Holleran of Murrysville and Kevin (Tammy) Holleran of North Huntingdon; grandfather of Shane, Gannon, Late Christopher (Fiance Cassandra) Holleran & their son, Declan Emerson Holleran, Erika (Alec) Balenciaga; brother of the Late Mary Margaret Holleran, Late Martha (Late Martin) Sheehan, Late Florence (Late Robert) Reeves & Late Thomas (Surviving spouse Victoria) Brogan. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 19 from 6-8 p.m. and Friday, December 20 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held on Saturday, December 21 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Resurrection Church, West Mifflin with the Rev. Nick Mastrangelo officiating and Rev. Donald Buchleitner concelebrating.  Burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin with Military Honors.

 


Margaret Prengaman

December 18, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Margaret Prengaman age 89, of Duquesne, passed away on December 17, 2019.  She was the daughter of the late John and Susan (Obester) Holko and wife of the late Gerald L. Prengaman for 62 years.  She is survived by her children Ronald (Toni Marie) Prengaman of Monongahela and Ken (Jeff Szramowski) Prengaman of West Mifflin; grandchildren Linda (Kirill) Prengaman of Bellingham, MA and Sarah (Michael) Majetic of Bull Head City, AZ.  She was preceded in death by her brother John Holko. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 19 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA 15110, 412-466-3300 followed by a Blessing Service at 9:30 a.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Sweeney officiating.  Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin. 

 


Cecelia A. (Valco) Schorr

December 12, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Cecelia A. (Valco) Schorr age 95, formerly of Duquesne, passed away on December 10, 2019.  Daughter of the late Michael & Mary E. (Dobrancin) Valco, she was a retired Department of Central Data Supervisor and, following that, worked in retail sales.  She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, a member of the former Christian Mothers, Past President of the GFWC Women’s Club of Duquesne, and Past President of the AARP-former Duquesne Chapter #1456.  She was the wife of the late Paul G. Schorr.  She is survived by her step-daughter Mary Ann (James) St. Clair of East Lake, Ohio; her niece Susan (Boyd) Anastas of West Mifflin; cousin Rona Fearon of Florida. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brothers Andrew Valco & Joseph Valco and nephews Thomas (Joanne survives) Valco & Gene (late Kathy) Valco. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 15 from 12-6 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.  Blessing service will be held at the Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 16 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. John McKenna, her great nephew, officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.  In lieu of flowers, Cecelia requested contributions for masses.

 


Christine M. Brown

December 12, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Christine M. Brown age 68, of Clairton, passed away on December 11, 2019 at  Arden Courts in Jefferson Hills.  Born on February 18, 1951, she was the daughter of the late John I. Brown and Dolores (Kogut) Brown.  She was a retired school teacher at St. Edward the Confessor School in Dana Point, California.  Besides her mother, she is survived by her brothers John (Helene) Brown of Jefferson Hills and Kevin (Josie) Brown of Lancaster and sister, Beth (Jack) Savulak of Harrison City and nieces and nephews.  There is no visitation.  Arrangements entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Memorial contributions can be made to: Altzehimer’s Disease Research Center 3459 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA  15213 Or Arden Courts of Jefferson Hills 300 Wray Large Road Jefferson Hills, PA  15025.

 

 


Edgar "Ed" "Red" McCloskey

December 07, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Edgar "Ed" "Red" McCloskey age 91, of Elizabeth, PA, formerly of Duquesne, on December 5, 2019 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends. He was a son of the late Leo and Hermina “Minnie” (Kampert) McCloskey. He was retired from US Steel Duquesne Works as a High Tension Lineman. He was a former member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne and a current member of St. Michael Church in Elizabeth. He proudly served his country in the Air Force. Husband of the late Dorothy (Gyduska) McCloskey; father of Chris McCloskey of Buena Vista; grandfather of Brandon Iams and April Iams; brother of the late Esther Marie (late Ernest) Morris; uncle of Kathy (Kurt) Kullberg, Robert (Dorothy) Morris and Richard Morris. Visitation Monday, December 9 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave. Duquesne 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Mifflin, with Military Honors.  

 


Frances Marie "Fran" Shultz

December 05, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Frances Marie "Fran" Shultz age 87, of Duquesne, on December 3, 2019 at Kane Regional Medical Center, McKeesport, PA after a long battle of Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Clariton, PA to the late Robert and Bertha (Veitch) Tachoir. She was a home maker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Duquesne, PA. She enjoyed plastic canvas crafting, word search puzzles, bingo and reading Chicken Soup for the Soul books, as well as family time. She is survived by her children, Paul L. “Larry” Shultz of Duquesne, Kenneth W. Shultz of Alexandria, LA, Robert D. Shultz of Duquesne, Daniel A. (Linda) Shultz of Duquesne, Cathy J. (William) Leonard of Holly Springs, NC and Maryanne Shultz of Orlando, FL; grandmother of William Leonard, Jr., Jonathon Shultz, John Paul Leonard, Brittney Shultz and Danielle Matta; great-grandmother of J.R. Shultz, Joey Matta, and August Olivia Leonard. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Paul “Iggy” Shultz who passed away in 2011; also brothers and sisters, Leo Forrest, Thomas, Patrick, Jacques, Joseph, Lois White, Agnes Rushe and Catherine Odoski; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation on Sunday from 2-7 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave. Duquense 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.

 


Bernard A. “Ace” Curran

December 05, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Bernard A. “Ace” Curran age 93, of Duquesne, on December 3, 2019. he was a son of the late Joseph and Catherine (McNally) Curran. He was a retired CORE maker from Fort Pitt Steel in Christy Park. He was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, the former owner of the former Duquesne Taxi Cab company in the 50s. He loved to garden and enjoyed music. He and his late wife were avid fans of Duquesne High School Sports and were strong supporters of the city of Duquesne, and would attend all the council meetings. He proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII. Husband of 45 years to the late Anna M. (Bogacik) Curran; father of the late Bernard Michael Curren; brother of the late Joseph Curran, Catherine, William Curran, Margaret and Ellen Ann. Visitation on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park with Military Honors

 


Thomas J. Domer

December 05, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Thomas J. Domer age 74, of West Mifflin, on December 4, 2019 at home. He was a son of the late John and Myrtle (Lawrence) Domer. Tom was a retired custodian of Community College of Allegheny County, West Mifflin South. Beloved husband of 43 years to Faye (McLindon) Domer; father of Thomas J. (Tomi) Domer II of Slippery Rock and Gillian Domer of West Mifflin and Kelly Domer Curry; grandfather of Rebecca, Sydney and Madison Domer and Christian Anastasiu;  Christopher and Kenneth Curry; brother of John Domer of Port Vue, Martha (Robert) Drusbasky of Elizabeth, Emil Domer of Plum Boro, Rita (Herb) Petticord of Elizabeth and the late Mary Randall, late Genevieve Ferry, late Barbara Janiki, and the late Joseph and Robert Domer. Visitation Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held Saturday at 9:30 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m.

 


David G. Malloy

November 28, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

David G. Malloy age 54, of West Mifflin, on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019. He was a son of Dave “Joseph D.” and Elizabeth “Betty” (O'Leary) Malloy of West Mifflin. Dave was a true fan of all Pittsburgh sports teams and was an avid reader. Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother, Joseph P. (Lisa) Malloy of West Mifflin and his sister, Mary Beth (Glenn) Artim of West Mifflin; uncle of Joey Malloy and other nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., Rev Michael Conway officiating. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery. Dave's family requests during the visitation and funeral, if you'd wear your favorite Steeler clothing.

 

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