Dolores Ann Bills

September 18, 2017 |

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DOLORES ANN BILLS age 83, of McKeesport, formerly of Duquesne, on September 15, 2017. She was a daughter of the late John and Ann (Galatka) Pavlak. She was retired from the G.C. Murphy Company. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin. She was the wife of the late Theodore J. Bills; mother of the late Michael John Bills; sister of Rita Marie Pavlak, of Pittsburgh; also survived by many friends at Community Life, in Homestead. There will be no visitation. There will be a memorial Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 10 a.m. Reverend Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY -SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, 412-466-3300.

 

Lucille B. Runge

September 09, 2017 |

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LUCILLE B. RUNGE
Age 85, of West Mifflin, on September 7, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Peter and  Augusta (Miller) Boyer. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Duquesne Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild, and she partook in the Church’s Fish Fry.

Beloved wife of Bernard J. Runge for 65 years; mother of Wilma (Edward) Krien, of White Oak, Robert Runge, of West Mifflin, and LouAnn (Robert) Kraus, of Warrenton, VA; grandmother of Shanna Krien, Brandon Krien, Keith (Jen) Kraus, and Courtney Kraus; great-grandmother of Collin Krien.

She was predeceased by brothers, William Boyer, Raymond Boyer, and Sylvester “Red” Boyer. Visitation           on Monday 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 Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Church at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating.

Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Mifflin. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridges Hospice, 1200 Gulf Lab Rd., Pgh., PA 15238.

 

Madeline V. Belback

September 09, 2017 |

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Age 96, of Duquesne and former resident of McKeesport, died on September 7, 2017, in St. Anne's Nursing Home, Greensburg, PA. She was born on January 9, 1921, in McKeesport to Michael and Virginia (Coulter) Kushner and was the oldest of five children. On October 26, 1946, she married Stanley Belback. Together they were loving parents of four sons and three daughters. Madeline was an active member at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne where she belonged to the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild, and was a Third Order Carmelite in the "Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Chapter" for 36 years. She also belonged to Our Lady's Rosary Makers, was a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society, and a volunteer at John J. Kane Hospital for 13 years at the Scott Twp. and McKeesport centers. She was a former Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) teacher of religion, and a teacher for Catholic Awards for Girl Scouts of Catholic Faith. She also served on the Home Mass Committee for shut-ins. She is survived by her children, Stanley (Theresa) Belback, Lanexa, VA, Marlene (Stephen) Smith, North Huntingdon, PA, Anita (John) King, Mineral, VA, Regis (Marianne) Belback, Steubenville, OH, John (Valerie) Belback, West Mifflin, PA, Virginia Belback, Williamsville, NY, Joseph (Robin) Belback, North Huntingdon, PA; 13 grandchildren and one step- grandchild; 16 great- grandchildren; sister, Catherine Crovak, Greensburg, PA; and many nieces and nephews. Madeline was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley "Stush" Belback; parents, Michael and Virginia (Coulter) Kushner; brother, Michael S. Kushner; sisters, Virginia (Ernest) Williams, and Rita (Walter) Belback. Madeline was a woman of great Faith who had an abundance of love for her husband, children, family, and friends with sincere caring and compassion for others. We'll all miss her! Visitation will be on Sunday, September 10, 2017, from 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 12:00 Noon at St. Joseph Church. Madeline's nephew, Rev. Thomas Lewandowski and Rev. Emmanuel will officiate the Mass. Entombment will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh. Memorial contributions may be made to the Society of the Little Flower (Carmelite), 1313 North Frontage Rd., Darian, IL 60561 for masses.

 

Marian K. Adams

September 07, 2017 |

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MARIAN K. ADAMS
Age 81, of Duquesne, on September 5, 2017, at home. She was a daughter of the late John and Helen (Babir) Cicak. She was a former clerk from Macy's and Kaufmann's at Century III Mall. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne and their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She was a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Third Order of Carmelites. Beloved wife of 64 years to Albert B. Adams; mother of Dennis (Carol) Adams of Jefferson Hills, Kathleen Firle of Duquesne and the late Kevin (surviving spouse, Tracy) Adams of McMurray; grandmother of Keith Firle, Eric Firle, Sr., late Joelle Mateya, Nicole Adams and Jacob Adams; great-grandmother of Eric Firle, Jr. and Gavin Firle; sister of Patricia (late John) Dupal of Harrison City and Michael Cicak of Duquesne; sister-in-law of Mary Adams of Duquesne; aunt of Joyce and John Dupal; also great-nieces and great-nephews. Visitation Saturday, 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held Monday, September 11, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officiating and burial will be in the parish cemetery.

 

Kathy Tomas

September 05, 2017 |

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Kathy Tomas, 86, of Lenexa, KS, formerly of Duquesne, PA, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Zaborsko Selo, Croatia, to Mijo and Jela Smenderovac. In 1955, she married her late husband Michael and they had two children before the family immigrated to the United States and settled in Duquesne in 1973. After her husband passed, Kathy moved to Lenexa to stay with her daughter who compassionately cared for her to the end. She was retired from Riverview Center-Jewish Senior Assisted Living Center - Pittsburgh, PA, where she worked as a seamstress for almost 20 years. Kathy loved flowers and enjoyed sewing, needlepointing and gardening. She was a loving, generous and kind person who enjoyed her family and little children. She could light-up a room with a most beautiful smile and, even in her most difficult moments, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren could bring a smile to her face.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and a sister.

 

Kathy is survived by her daughter Mary (Walter) Rendulic; son David (Carla) Tomas; grandchildren Adam and Maria Tomas and Monica (Carlos) Bello; great-grandchildren Julian and Adrian Bello; brother-in-law John (Josephine) Baic; sister-in-law Marica (late Drago) Spudic; and the late Josip (Micika) Tomas and nieces and nephews.

 

The family would like to thank Dr. Peter Holt and the St. Luke’s Hospice staff of Kansas City for their exceptional care, compassion and support.

 

Visitation will be on Friday, 9/8/2017 from 3-8 PM. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church on Saturday, 9/9/2017 at 10:00 AM.  Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, PA 15110

 

Veronica M. (Wagner) Bujdos

August 20, 2017 |

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VERONICA M. (WAGNER) BUJDOS age 94, of Indiana, PA, formerly of West Mifflin and Duquesne, on August 19, 2017, in Indiana, PA. She was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Balog) Wagner. She was retired from the United States Postal Service as a Clerk. A member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin and former member of St. Stephen’s Church, in McKeesport. She enjoyed playing cards, baking Hungarian pastries, and travelling with her sister to Western Pennsylvania restaurants. Beloved wife of 58 years to the late Joseph A. “Tepy” Bujdos, Sr.; mother of Judy (George) Yurgec, of South Park and Joseph (Mary Jean) Bujdos, Jr., of Indiana, PA; grandmother of Alexis (Michael) Saponsky, Matthew (Katie) Yurgec, Jeanne Marie Bujdos, Veronica Bujdos, Lucy Bujdos, and Joseph Bujdos III; great-grandmother of Lizzie, Alexander Joseph “AJ,” Maya Saponsky, Caelyn, Caroline Yurgec; sister of Bernadette (late William) Mikolics, of North Versailles, late Frank (late Helen) Wagner, and the late William Wagner. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin, on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 10 a.m. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veronica M. Bujdos Memorial Fund, St. Vincent College, Institutional Advancement, 300 Fraser Purchase Rd., Latrobe, PA 15650.  Arrangements entrusted  to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.

 

John A. Rezes

August 18, 2017 |

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John A. Rezes, Age 87, of West Mifflin on August 16, 2017. He was a son of the late Michael and Julia (Walko) Rezes. He was retired from the Port Authority as a Bus Driver, Movement Director, and Route Foreman. He proudly served his country in the Army in WWII. He was the beloved husband of 60 years to Charlotte (Sabo) Rezes; father of John M. Rezes, at home and Suzanne (late Robert) Koribanic, of West Mifflin; grandfather of Brandon Schnelzer, at home; brother of Margaret (late Ernest) Menhart, of West Mifflin, late Michael (late Esther) Rezes, late Helen (late Albert ) Bertak; also survived by nieces and nephews. Private Funeral Service will be held at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, on Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Penn Lincoln Cemetery with military honors.

 

Matilda “Tillie” (Gresko) Frankovich

August 14, 2017 |

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Matilda “Tillie” (Gresko) Frankovich, 94 of West Mifflin, PA.  Born November 9, 1922 and died peacefully at  Family Hospice, Mt. Lebanon, on August 14, 2017.  Wife of the late Ambrose “Slim” Frankovich; mother of Olivia (late Jack) Weichler of South Park; Marietta Castellano (Andrew Elash) of Landrum, SC; and Denise (Harvey) Petras of Forest Hills.  Grandmother to Lindsay Weichler and Adam Petras.  Aunt to many nieces and nephews.   Tillie was retired from the J.C. Penney Co. and had been active in the West Mifflin Annex senior citizens as treasurer, the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild at St. Joseph Church, and the NSOF, Duquesne.  Most recently, she lived at Juniper Village of Forest Hills.  Tillie will be remembered as a strong yet sweet, social, and classy lady who was kind at heart and easy going in her golden years.  She was loved and will be missed by many.  Visitation will be August 17, 2017 from 3-8 pm at Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne PA.  Blessing service at 9:30 at funeral home followed by mass of Christian burial at 10 am, August 18, 2017, St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, PA.  Memorial contributions can be made to Family Hospice, Mt. Lebanon or Catholic Charities.

 

Donna J. Tarczy

August 14, 2017 |

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Donna J. Tarczy, 72, of Duquesne, died on Sunday, August 13, 2017.  She was born in Rillington on August 18, 1944 to the late Edward and Alice (McGuire) Davis.  She was a clerk at Sally Fashions in Duquesne and a member of St. Joseph Church in Duquesne.  She was the wife of the Late Robert S. Tarczy; mother of Lisa Galik of West Mifflin, Douglas DeWalt of Versailles and Michele DeWalt of Duquesne; Mother-in-Law of Vicki DeWalt; grandmother of Ian Galik, Lauren Galik, Ashley DeWalt, Frank Galik, and Joye DeWalt; great grandmother of Bentley DeWalt, sister of Amy Shellgren of Irwin.  Visitation will be from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.  Blessing Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Funeral Home followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

Michael R. Jakub

August 11, 2017 |

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MICHAEL R. JAKUB
WWII veteran, 1945, serving in Okinawa, as a Corporal in the 1st Marine Division 5th Regt. 2nd Battalion. Michael was born on April 23, 1926, in Duquesne and lived his entire life there. He passed away Thursday evening August 10, 2017, from complications of a tragic vehicle crash. He is survived by Ben G., his best buddy of one year; his son, Gery and his wife, Virginia (Donaldson) Jakub. He was predeceased by his wife, Genevieve “Ginny” of 65 years of marriage; son, Ramon (survived by his wife, Donna) Jakub; grandson, Gery (survived by his wife, Heather) Jakub, Jr.; also surviving are Mikey’s brothers and sisters, Frank, William, Albert, Florence Jakub, and Dolores Mewkalo; predeceased by brothers, Edward Jakub, Andrew Jakub, and John Jakub. He is survived by his grandchildren, Megan, Katie, Adam, Erica, Melissa, and Holly; and great-grandchildren, Sarah, Kendell, Tyler, Melanya, Max, and Jenna. He was an electrician for Continetal Can Coporation. When the plant closed down in the ‘80s he turned off the lights. He continued working until he retired at the age of 89. He serviced the city of Duquesne as well as churches, bars, funeral homes, and residents, in and about Duquesne. He had many extended children whom he treated like his own, Marci, Bob, Sharon, Greg, Bernard, Duane, Terry, and Doug. He will be missed by many and was loved by all. He loved his antique Corvair and his SS454 truck and he never owned a computer. His loving wife, Genevieve was waiting for him at the gates. Visitation is on Saturday from 1-9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. -9 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at which time a Blessing Service will be held at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hedwig Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m., where he was an usher. Burial will be at St. Hedwig’s Cemetery with military honors, followed by a repast at Holy Trinity Church Hall.

 

Mary Lou Kellar

July 29, 2017 |

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MARY LOU KELLAR age 68, of West Mifflin, on July 27, 2017. She was a daughter of the late George and Dorothy (Cook) Szinai. Mary Lou was a cook and part owner of Salerno’s Pizza in West Mifflin. She loved being with her grandchildren, gardening and crocheting. Beloved wife of 51 years to Robert M. Kellar, Sr.; mother of Robert M. (fiancée Tammy Mehaffey) Kellar, Jr. of North Huntingdon, Maryanne (fiancé Keith Falchetti) Kohl of West Mifflin and Edward James Kellar of West Mifflin; grandmother of Brittnie Kohl, Paige Kohl, Logan Kellar, Aubrey Kellar and London Kellar; sister of Judith (Thomas) Stoyanoff of West Mifflin, Theresa (Robert) Connelly, Jr. of McKeesport, Bernadette (Charles) Malos of Murrysville and the late George, James and Margaret “Peggy” Szinai. Friends and family are invited to a memorial visitation on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, their 51 st wedding anniversary, from 10-11 a.m. at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.

 

Jean Frances Osborne

July 23, 2017 |

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Jean Frances Osborne, 86, formerly of West Mifflin and Laughlintown, died Thursday, July 20, 2017. She was born Nov. 9, 1930, daughter of the late Katherine Marie (Kilger) Anastasiu and Merle Dwight Osborne, and stepdaughter of the late George "Pop" Anastasiu. She was predeceased by brothers, Harry Osborne, and George and Melvin Anastasiu; her sister, Lois Johnston; a grandson, Justin Bruce Chervenak; a stepgrandson, Bill Prettiman; and a godchild, Mike Speney. She was the former wife of the late George Chervenak; and widow of Matthew Wargovich, of Laughlintown. She is survived by her three loving children, Bruce (Roxanne) Chervenak, Brad John Chervenak, and Jean Marie (John) Fecho; grandchildren, Beth Ann (Eric) Gumbert, and Aleda Marie Fecho; stepchildren, Maria, Patti and Theresa, and their spouses. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Loretta Osborne and Kathleen Anastasiu; nephew, Eric (Geri) Osborne; nieces, Kathleen Osborne (Richard) Bednarz and Chris Chervenak, of West Mifflin, and Jean's dear godchild, Karen Bisi. In her younger years, she loved to cook, sew, bake and paint. She also worked as a switchboard operator for Bell Telephone for 19 years, and more recently, as a funeral home receptionist and hostess. She was a proud member of McKeesport High School Class of 1948. Her Catholic faith sustained her and brought her joy.
Visitation is from 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2017, in MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, William B. Schleifer, supervisor, and William Brian Schleifer, funeral director. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in St. Angela Merici Church, with the Rev. Kevin Dominik officiating. Interment will be in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg

 

Fred T. Riley

July 22, 2017 |

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FRED T. RILEY
Age 80, of West Mifflin, on July 19, 2017, at home. He was the son of the late Frederick H. and Alberta (Crawford) Riley. He was a heavy equipment operator for Langenfelder Corporation and a member of Operating Engineers #66, a member of the Teutonia Mannerchor Club, Duquesne, and he proudly served his country in the Navy. Beloved husband of 55 years to Annette "Honey" (Petro) Riley; father of Thomas (Sharon) Riley of Madison, OH, Michaelene Ross of Bethlehem, PA, Tanya (Douglas) McCombs of West Mifflin and Frederick "Rick" Riley of West Mifflin; six grandchildren, Breanne, David, Jacey, Larry, Hunter and Caleb; also five great-grandchildren; brother of Terry (Geraldine) Riley of Gladys, VA and the late Ruthann Salzer; also many nieces and nephews. Visitation on Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 3-7 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. His daughter, Michaelene Ross, will officiate. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to one's favorite charity.

 

John R. "Jake"-"Peo" Jakubovics Jr.

July 22, 2017 |

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JOHN R. "JAKE"-"PEO" JAKUBOVICS Jr.
Of West Mifflin died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. He was born in Duquesne on November 11, 1936, son of the late John R. and Margaret (Hrizo) Jakubovics, Sr. He was the beloved husband of Anita (Bianconi) Jakubovics for over 56 years; he was a parishioner of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church of McKeesport. He retired from the West Mifflin Boro Police Department after 28 years. He served in the US Army stationed in Ft. Belvoir, VA. He was a member of the FOP Lodge #91 and the Croation Club Lodge #146 Men's Group of Versailles and Leo's Service Center Coffee Club. He was an avid sports fan of the Steelers, Penguins and the Pirates. He loved spending time with his late brothers at their property at Indian Head. He was predeceased by his parents, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Esterina and Vitaliano Bianconi; his brothers, late Edward W. "Whitey" (late Maryann) Hrizo, the late Michael (surviving spouse Barbara) Jakubovic, late Richard (surviving spouse Audrey) Jakubovics; sister, late Betty Ann (late Donald) Galya; and Godson, Dean A. Jakubovic; survived by sister, Marjorie (late John) Moritz of South Park and Dolores Bartko of Donora; and brother, Ernest (Carol) Jakubovic of Valencia; brother-in-law of John (late Matilda) Gelzhiser, Louise (late Albert) Shimkus, Ralphena (Carl) Kastan and John (Janet) Bianconi; his loving and extended family, Mark, Lisa, Shelby (Josh) and Jacob (Thea) Tkach, whose love and support meant so much to him; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews; and close friends for many years, Bill and Nancy Klasnic and their family. Visitation Sunday 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 a.m., followed by Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in SS. Peter and Paul B.C. Cemetery with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Church, McKeesport, PA 15132. Parastas will be held on Sunday at 4 p.m.

 

Thomas Ord Travis

July 22, 2017 |

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THOMAS ORD TRAVIS Age 72, of West Mifflin, passed into eternal rest on July 17, 2017, at Southwestern Assisted Living, in West Mifflin. Tom was born on July 9, 1945, in Pittsburgh the son of the late Walter L. and Lillie E. (Betty) Ord Travis. Tom spent most of his early life on the west coast returning to West Mifflin in 1960. He attended West Mifflin South High School and graduated with the class of 1963. He attaneded Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and Point Park University, then served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He was employed by US Steel Duquesne Works but moved back to Oregon in 1988 and was employed as a Communications Specialist with the Credit Union Association of Oregon, in Beaverton. He enjoyed living in close proximity to the ocean as well as renewing childhood friendships. Tom was also active in the Loyal Order of the Moose in Duquesne, PA and in Hillsboro, Oregon. He loved playing golf and fishing and was an avid volunteer fundraiser for children in need. He returned again to West Mifflin in 2013 to be close to his children and granddaughter. He is survived by his son, Thomas O. Travis, Jr. and his daughter, Rebecca "Becki" Fanala, both of West Mifflin; and granddaughter, Madison Paige Lapp, of White Oak; also siblings, Lynda (Ralph) Raniero, of Viola, IL, Ralph (Irene) Travis, of Jefferson Hills, and Nancy (John) Stolley, of Muscatine, IA; and several nieces and nephews. At his request there will be no public visitation or service. If desired, contributions may be made in his memory to Mooseheart, a residential care facility for children and teens in need and a place very close to Tom's heart. Contact http://www.mooseheart.org/. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.

 
 

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