May 28, 2022 |
May 25, 2022 |
Amy A. Sabo, age 68, of Penn Twp., formerly of Duquesne, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at UPMC Shadyside. Born in McKeesport on April 30, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Michael “Bricky” and Helen (Roman) Anastas. Amy was a registered nurse from UPMC Braddock and currently Select Speciality Care-McKeesport, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Nursing School with a BSN, and was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Name Church, where she was a Eucharistic Minister. She is the beloved wife of Stephan A. Sabo for 45 years; mother of Abby DeRiggi of Penn Twp. and Adam Sabo of Penn Twp.; grandmother of Aiden DeRiggi, Sydney DeRiggi and Jacob DeRiggi; sister of Diane (David) Murray of Penn Twp. and Michael Anastas of Pittsburgh. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
May 14, 2022 |
Arnetta F. (Fawcett) Shimko, age 93, of Whitaker, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, in Kane Regional Center-McKeesport. Born in Duquesne on August 20, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Robert Shields and Leona Pearl (Krah) Fawcett. She was a former member of the Community of the Crucified One, enjoyed crafts and working with children, and conducted small Bible study at Kane. She was the beloved wife of the late John James Shimko; mother of David Stewart Graham of Jamestown, PA and late Denise Adams (late Robert Adams); sister of the late Barry (surviving spouse Mary Lee) Fawcett of Whitaker, late Cheryl (surviving spouse Glenn) Andres of West Mifflin, late Robert (late Millie) Fawcett; 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
May 14, 2022 |
James V. Miller, age 87, of Port Vue, formerly of Duquesne, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Kane Regional Center-McKeesport. Born in Sewickley Twp., on November 14, 1934, he was the son of the late James A. and Mildred P. (Morgan) Miller. He was a retired molder from Bucyrus Erie in Glassport, a member of the Port Vue United Methodist Church, a member of the American Legion-Dravosburg, and a life member of the Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his special friend, Linda Jean Davis, of Port Vue; 3 grandchildren, Anthony (Jennifer) Bollinger, Joseph Kruszka, and Jennifer (Nicholas) Marucci; and 12 great grandchildren.
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April 23, 2022 |
Carol A. Snyder, age 75, of West Mifflin, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022. Daughter of the late Michael “Lefty” & late Helen (Pavuchak) Fecik, she was born in McKeesport, on April 15, 1947. Prior to being a homemaker, she was an executive secretary at the University of Pittsburgh, a cashier at Shop ’n Save, Duquesne, a lunch lady for the West Mifflin School District and worked in the “latch key” program for the West Mifflin School District. Carol was the beloved wife of 54 years to the late Robert P. Snyder, who passed away on March 24, 2022; mother of Robert Snyder of West Mifflin and Marcie L. (Thomas M.) Smith of Deland, FL; grandmother of Katie (Roger French) Atkinson, Jacob Atkinson, & James Smith; sister of Michael (Kathleen) Fecik of Plum Boro; aunt of Alysson (Eric) Buchan, Michael (Justine) Fecik, Amanda (Daniel) Cruz, Ben (Kaitlin) Fecik & Matthew (Leslie) Fecik. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Demitri Emarakov, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cemetery, West Mifflin.
April 18, 2022 |
Rose M. (Senato) Seeman, age 90, of Duquesne, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, at home. Born in Duquesne on January 10, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Catherine (Murocco) Senato. She was a former member of the former St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, in Duquesne, and is a member of St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church. Rose enjoyed cards, bingo, liked to cook, especially spaghetti, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is the wife of the late Richard A. Seeman; mother of Catherine (Kenneth) Gajdos of Monroeville, Ronald Seeman of Whitehall, and Rosemarie Seeman of West Mifflin; grandmother of Brian (Kristena Rocco) Gajdos, Brandon (Amanda) Gajdos and Joshua Zuber; great grandmother of Bianca Rose Gajdos, Alaina Rae Gajdos, and Zdeno Anthony Gajdos; sister of James (late Phyllis) Senato of McKeesport and the late Louis Senato. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 1-6 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. A Blessing Service will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022, at the Funeral Home, at 10:00 a.m., with her nephew, Rev. Robert Seeman, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.
April 14, 2022 |
March 31, 2022 |
Danielle Beal, age 75, of Duquesne, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Jefferson Hospital. Born on December 12, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Gazda) Trtica. She was retired from PNC Bank-Duquesne as an Assistant Manager and then as Manager from the Century Square Office. She was Catholic by faith, and she also was the fish breader, poker machine player, beer drinker, cigarette smoker, bookkeeper and cook at the Duquesne Croatian Club. She is the mother of Dean (Virginia) Beal of West Mifflin and Heather Ordos; has six grandchildren including Ashley Beal and Alaina Beal; and is the former wife of George “Bob” Beal. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, April 3, 2022, from 12-8 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. Parting Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, April 4, 2022, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Agnes Church of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, West Mifflin, with Rev. Joseph Luisi, officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth, PA.
March 30, 2022 |
Victor Thomas (Tom) Vash, age 91, of Pittsburgh, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away on March 29, 2022 at home. Tom was born on December 16, 1930, to the late Evelyn (Synder) and Victor Vash. Tom leaves behind his best friend and loving wife of over 43 years, Joanne (Musulin) Vash, son, Thomas (Amber) Vash of Glassport, daughters, Jennifer (Mike) Olson of West Mifflin, and Guanna Vash of Lionsville, grandsons, David (Sarah) Obradovich, Jaxon and Jordan Olson, and, granddaughter, Ashely (James) Walker. Tom was proceeded in death by his first wife Lorraine “Bonnie” (Ambrose) Vash, sons, Gary Vash, Mark Vash, and daughter in law, Helen Vash.
Tom was a 3-year Navy Korean War Veteran having served on the ships Soley, Doner and Monrovia, which his unit helped to recommission. During his time in the Navy, Tom reached the Arctic Circle and Thule Bay, Greenland. Tom loved to fish, hunt and do gardening and would share the fruits of his labor with neighbors, family and friends. He was a proud member and founder of his camp in Punxsutawney called “Timber Tramps.” Tom spent some of his cold Pittsburgh winters in Florida as a snowbird and while there was a member of the Floral Lakes bowling and shuffleboard teams. Some other of his favorite past times include trips to the local casinos and playing cards with special friends and family. In 1985, Tom retired from West Mifflin School District as a Carpenter. After retirement, Tom spent the next 15 years as a stay-at-home father for his children, Thomas and Jennifer. Tom had a great smile and could always make people laugh with just a few simple words. Tom will be missed by all who knew him, and he will remain in our hearts forever.
In addition to his wife, children and grandchildren, Tom leaves behind his brother, Daniel Vash, sister, Janice Mamas-Dobrowolski, sisters-in-law, Donna (Jim) Fester, Cecelia (Randall) Lucas, brother-in law, John (Sally) Musulin as well as many Kumovi, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and extended family.
Family and Friends are welcome on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 6-8 p.m., and Sunday, April 3, 2022, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. A Pomen Service will be held at the Funeral Home, on Sunday, at 3:00 p.m. On Monday, April 4, 2022, visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. in Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church (450 Maxwell Dr., Pittsburgh, 15236), where a Funeral Service will follow, at 11:00 a.m., with Fr. George Veselinovic, officiating. Burial will follow in St. George Serbian Orthodox Cemetery (Stewart Ave., Pittsburgh) with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral; 450 Maxwell Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236.
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March 05, 2022 |
Stephen A. “Steve” Zuger, age 82, formerly of West Mifflin, passed away on March 4, 2022. Son of the late Stephen A. and Francis (Donhimer) Zuger, he was born in Pittsburgh, on January 14, 1940. He was a retired carpenter, a former member of the National Guard, and enjoyed fishing, especially at Canonsburg Lake, hunting, and going to flea markets. He is the brother of Gary (Julie) Zuger of Florida, Terry Zuger of Florida and late Judith Zuger Thome; 5 nephews; and beloved special friend, Lois. There is no visitation.
February 28, 2022 |
Frederick E. “Fred” Crisp Sr., age 83, of West Mifflin, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2022. Born in Kentucky, on August 1, 1938, he was the son of the late Mitt and Gladys Crisp. He was retired from Iron Works Local #3-Pittsburgh, was a member of the AF&AM, Joppa Lodge and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was the husband of the late Beverly (Leibold) Crisp; stepfather of Karen List of West Mifflin; father of Rebecca “Becky”, James “Jimbo” Crisp, Frederick “Fred” Crisp Jr., Paul David Crisp and late Michelle Crisp; several grandchildren; brother of John “Whitt” (Sharon) Crisp, Danny Crisp, late Delores “Dee”, late Pamela (husband, Bob, survives) Kozar. There will be no visitation. Private burial will be held at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.