Alberta L. Vash

March 22, 2018 |

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ALBERTA L. VASH age 77, of West Mifflin, on March 22, 2018, at the home of her brother. She was a daughter of the late Albert and Margaret I. (Moriarty) Vash. Alberta was a retired secretary from the West Mifflin School District, a member of the Grace United Church of Christ and a graduate of Duquesne High School Class of 1959. She was a sister of Verda M. (Stephen) Mastandrea of West Mifflin, Catherine A. (Gerald) Noga of West View, Lawrence A. (Mary Ann) Vash of West Mifflin; also survived by her fiancé, Robert C. Spencer of West Mifflin. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation on Sunday 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where funeral services will be held on Monday 11 a.m

 

Robert L. Sapos

March 19, 2018 |

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ROBERT L. SAPOS age 73, on March 3, 2018, of North Huntingdon, PA,. He was the son of the late Andrew and Helen (Szegedy) Sapos. Bob was retired from sales from Home Depot and also worked at Boyer-Pentek Construction and US Steel Duquesne Works. Bob was a handyman and enjoyed old cars and doo-wop music. He was the beloved husband of 49 years to Karen C. (Boyer) Sapos; father of Kerry Reese of Pittsburgh and Kim (Sean) McMurray of Wexford; Pap Pap of Shane McMurray and Cade McMurray; brother of Dennis (Cathy) Sapos of Rankin, Sharon Sapos of North Carolina, and the late Andrew Sapos, late David Sapos and the late Ruth Weber; brother-in-law of Denny (Lynn) Boyer and Debby (David) Ackerman; also survived by nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service followed by a luncheon on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the American Serbian Club, 2524 Sarah St., Pgh, PA 15203. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Arbor Foundation at https://shop.arborday.org Arrangements entrusted to MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-330

 

William H. Valiquette Jr.

March 06, 2018 |

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WILLIAM H. VALIQUETTE Jr. age 91, of West Mifflin, March 4, 2018. He was a son of the late William H. and Elizabeth (Foster) Valiquette, Sr. He was a retired clerk from the US Steel Duquesne Works, Irvin Works and the Homestead Works. Bill was a member of the Croatian Club of Duquesne and a member of the Duquesne High School 1944 State Basketball Championship Team, he proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. Husband of the late Virginia M. (Johnson) Valiquette; father of William H. (Chris Ann) Valiquette III of West Mifflin and the late Janet Renshaw who is survived by her former husband, Daniel Pollak; also seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great- granddaughter; brother of Gloria (late Ted) Shell of Port Vue, Arlene Gida and the late Jack Valiquette. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held in McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 10 a.m. Pastor Peter B. Roy, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice & Palliative Care, 50 Moffett St., Pgh., PA 15243. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300
 

Carole A. Bodnar

March 02, 2018 |

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CAROLE A. BODNAR age 70, of West Mifflin, on March 2, 2018, at home. She was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Banchansky) Banyasz. Carole was a retired magisterial clerk for Albert V. “Buddy” Belan and Dan Olasz. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Bodnar for 44 years; mother of Bethany (David) Wingerson of West Mifflin and Richard B. (Danielle) Bodnar of Moon Twp.; sister of the late William (late Janice) Banyasz; survived by her sister-in-law, Judith (late Donald) Hornfeck of West Mifflin and Susan (Kevin) Manns of West Mifflin; also survived by her caregiver, Rosemarie (late Edward) Zedo of West Mifflin; and her feline friend, Holly. 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 a Blessing Service will be held on Monday, March 5, 2018, at 9 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National MS Society Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter, 1501 Reesdale St., Suite 105, Pgh., PA 15233 or www.nationalmssociety.org.

 

Earl W. Lloyd Sr.

March 02, 2018 |

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EARL W. LLOYD SR. 63, of Clairton, died on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.  He was born on Nov. 2, 1954, in McKeesport, to the late Thomas George Lloyd Sr. and Elizabeth (Conroy) Lloyd.  He was a box assembler at the Box Factory, Pittsburgh. He was the husband of the late Lois Lloyd. He is survived by his son, Earl William Lloyd Jr. of Clairton. He was the brother of Mary Jane (James) Groff of Duquesne, Thomas G. Lloyd Jr. of Donora, the late Elizabeth Snyder and late Donna Lloyd.  Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m., Friday, March 2, 2018 at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, followed by a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. John Gropp officiating.  Burial will immediately follow at the McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery.

 

Richard Phillip "Ricky" Falchetti

February 16, 2018 |

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RICHARD PHILLIP “RICKY” FALCHETTI age 66, passed away peacefully at the Veterans Administration H.J. Heinz Community Living Center on February 14, 2018. He lived and worked most of his life in the Duquesne area, including working at US Steel Duquesne Works, primary mill. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era where he received a National Defense Service Medal and an Army Commendation Medal. He was diagnosed with ALS in early 2017 and fought this terrible disease at home with the help of family members, friends, and as the disease progressed, his care was continued by loving and caring people at the VA. He was a son of the late Louise Rose (Consiglio) Falchetti. He is survived by his father, Richard L. Falchetti; brothers, Mark (Rosemarie), Byron and Keith (Mary Anne); and sister, Carmela; and special friend, Paulette Barry. He loved his nieces, Alyssa, Liana, Julia, Maria, Brittnie, Paige and Anziana; and great-nieces, Hailey and Natalie; and his aunt, Pat, in Kentucky; also cousins. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 10 a.m. where Military Honors will be rendered. The family extends its special gratitude to all the wonderful caregivers, volunteers and community members and fellow veterans at the H.J. Heinz VA Living Center Unit 3A. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300.

 

Irene E. Pollak

February 16, 2018 |

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IRENE E. POLLAK age 88, of West Mifflin, on February 15, 2018, at the home of her daughter. Irene was a member of St. Joseph Church and their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She was the first participant of Community Life in McKeesport and cut the ribbon at their grand opening where she spent countless hours. She played the ukulele and enjoyed arts and crafts and polka parties. She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Tankovits) Basista. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Pollak; mother of Joseph (Carole) Pollak of West Mifflin, Debbie (Jimbo) Kopay, with whom she resided, Vicki (Terry) Davis of Westmoreland City and the late Kenneth Pollak. She was the grandmother of Jon Spiewak, Jessie (Jay) Kopay, Joey (Jim) Sapp, Misty (Dave) DeRiggi, Natalie (Tony) Leber, Kenny (Julie) Pollak; great- grandmother of Desiree, Keirston, Madelyn, Skyler, Trinity, Rocco, Austin, Anthony, Mia, Avery and KJ; stepsister of Frank Basista of Florida. Visitation on Monday, February 19, 2018, from 2-4 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 Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Irene’s family would like to thank the staff at Community Life for the exceptional care and love given to Irene.

 

Robert A. Bell

February 15, 2018 |

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ROBERT A. BELL age 82, of Duquesne, on February 15, 2018. Bob was retired from Tygart Steel and also as a security guard from Braddock Hospital. He was a model train enthusiast, coached Duquesne Little League for 22 years, enjoyed bowling for over 50 years and was a former member of L.O.O.M. #75. Husband to the late Mary (Kemeny) Bell; father of Robert Bell of West Mifflin, John (Missy) Bell of Munhall and the late James J. Bell; grandfather of Wayne Stephen Bell and the late Christopher John Bell. Survived by sister, Dee Monaghan of Dravosburg and Eleanor Halazynski of Philipsburg; and his goddaughter, Brina. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME,915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne (412-466-3300). Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, February 19, 2018 at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne at 10 a.m. Reverend Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

 

Thomas A. Oeler

February 14, 2018 |

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THOMAS A. OELER age 95, of Duquesne, on February 12, 2018. He was a son of the late Albert P. and Veronica (Weber) Oeler, Sr. Tom was a retired City of Duquesne Fireman and a retired carpenter of Local #1160. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, West Mifflin, past Scoutmaster Troop #310 and was involved in scouting for 25 years. He was a former member of the L.O.O.M. #75, John Birch Society, former member of St. Joseph's Men's Club, former member of the Society of Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, Union Railroad Chorus. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII in the 826th Amphibian Tractor Battalion. Beloved husband of 67 years to Marguerite (Snyder) Oeler; father of Marguerite Jean "Peggy" (Thomas) Smith of West Mifflin, Thomas Paul (Crystal) Oeler of Spotsylvania, VA, Karl G. (Cindy) Oeler of North Huntingdon, Yvonne L. (Gary Foore) Rider of West Mifflin, J. Daniel (Patricia) Oeler of Elizabeth, Matthew Leo (Lisa) Oeler of Jefferson Hills; also 29 grandchildren and 22 great- grandchildren; brother of Rosemary Shipe of Jeannette and Veronica Bowen of Smithton, late Albert Paul Oeler, Jr. and the late Mary C. Oeler. Visitation on Friday, February 16, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Church on Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by Presentation of Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans Administration.

 

Anna Mae (Oley) Eicholtz

February 13, 2018 |

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Anna Mae (Oley) Eicholtz, 90, of St. Anne Home, Greensburg, and formerly of West Mifflin, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Sunday, Feb. 11. She was born in Braddock on April 3, 1927, the daughter of the late John and Anna Oley, and the wife of the late Arthur J. "Ike" Eicholtz. She lived in Glassport for many years before marrying Arthur and moving to West Mifflin. She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, former member of the Christian Mothers of Holy Name Church, Duquesne Senior Citizens Council, Fellowship Club of Duquesne, and the Knights of Columbus Senior Citizens. She was the credit manager for Busy Beaver Building Products for many years until her retirement. Anna Mae was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed. She was blessed with three children who loved her dearly, Kathryn (Jim) McMichael, of RuffsDale; Arthur Eicholtz Jr., of West Mifflin, who passed away in 2012; and Jeffrey (Suzie), of West Mifflin. Her grandchildren were the love of her life and they loved their Grammy: Jimmy (Katie) McMichael, of Greensburg; Kimberly (Travis) Synder, of Scottdale; Sara (Jonathan) Monkelis, of Youngwood; Ian (Samantha) Eicholtz, of Orlando, Fla.; Craig Yogan, of West Mifflin; and Chad Yogan, of Hershey. She found so much joy in the company of her great-grandchildren, Maddox Monkelis, Henry McMichael, Brianna Monkelis, Samuel McMichael and Jagger Eicholtz. She is also survived by her loving sister, Florence Laychak, of Glassport, and many nieces, nephews and relatives. In addition to her husband and son, she was preceded in death by three brothers, John Oley and Steven Oley, of Glassport, and Lawrence Oley, of Georgia (formerly of Glassport).
Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. A blessing service will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Anne Home, 685 Angela Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601.

 

Catherine A. "Cathy" (Conroy) Budai

February 06, 2018 |

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CATHERINE A. "CATHY" (CONROY) BUDAI age 71, of Scottdale, PA, formerly of West Mifflin, on February 3, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anne (Bonacci) Conroy. Cathy retired as a department manager at Hill's Department Store, Kennywood Mall. She was the wife of the late David L. Budai, Sr.; mother of David (Carol) Budai, Jr., of Zephyrhills, FL and Dean (Florence Fallon) Budai, of West Mifflin; grandmother of David James Budai, Daniel Lawrence Budai and Nathan Thomas Budai; sister of the late Ellen (late Robert) Coret. Also survived by her caregivers and loving family, Michael and Chris Tkacs, of Scottdale. There will be no visitation or services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . Arrangements entrusted to MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300.

 

Howard Scott Yoder

January 26, 2018 |

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 HOWARD SCOTT YODER age 70, of Dravosburg, was called home to Heaven on January 23, 2018. He was born April 15, 1947, in Peoria, IL, a son of the late Lloyd and Viola (Sell) Yoder. He retired from US Steel Clairton Works with 40 years service. Scott graduated from Pennridge High School, was a member of the Duquesne Croatian Club and a former member of the Stephen Bayard Lodge, Elizabeth. Beloved husband of 50 years to Dolores (Novosel) Yoder; loving father of Robert Scott (Shannon) Yoder of North Huntingdon, Stephen Yoder of West Deer, Sandra Yoder, and Sindy Yoder of Dravosburg; loving Pap of Mariah, Sophia, Isaiah, Leah, Noah, Bethany, Mackenzie, Kaitlyn, Nicolette, and Ava; brother of Sumi (Craig) Gerhart, David Yoder, Paul Yoder, Bob (Bev) Yoder, Ray Yoder, Lilian (Charlie) Walton, Dale (Nicki) Yoder. Preceded in death by his siblings, Jack Yoder, Charlotte (late Chuck) Strouse, Leon Yoder, and Frank (surviving spouse, Kathy) Yoder.

 
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Goldie R. (Demes) Oskin

January 22, 2018 |

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GOLDIE R. (DEMES) OSKIN Goldie was born on April 22, 1931, and was called to heaven on January 21, 2018. She was a graduate of Duquesne High School where she returned in 1967 as a Business teacher. Her activities included drama coach, cheerleading sponsor, choral director, pep club advisor, senior class advisor, year book advisor, and music teacher on an “Emergency Certificate.” She also taught at Glassport in its final year as the Glassport Education District (1965-66) and then at South Allegheny in its first year as the jointure (1966-67). She received her BS degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh and is a life-long member of the Pitt Alumni Association. She was also a member of the Heinz Chapel Choir in the early 50’s. In addition, Mrs. Oskin was a member of the NEA-R, PSEA-R, and the Allegheny County-R Education Association. In the community, she served as Secretary of the City of Duquesne Planning Commission; Treasurer of the Board of the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club; Secretary of P.R.I.D.E. (Easter Egg Hunt, Light-Up Night Emcee, Clean-Up City with School Students, and Concerts in the Park). She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne for 74 years where she was the organist, a choir member, Clerk of Session, Elder, Sunday school teacher, Summer Bible School supervisor, and a member of the Church’s drama group. Mrs. Oskin was a member of the International Federation of Women’s Clubs on the local, county, district, and state levels. Locally, she served as President of the GFWC Women’s Club of Duquesne, the Circa East Civic Club, the ACFWC Circle of Presidents, and then as President of the Allegheny County Federation of Women’s Clubs. In the Southwestern District, she acted as Chairman of many departments, and on the state level, she co-chaired three conventions for the Pennsylvania Federation of Women’s Clubs. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Elizabeth Demes; siblings, Elizabeth (Steve) Mazura, Frank (Elizabeth) Demes, Irene (Ned) Moyle; and her husband, Glen R. Oskin, Sr. and her son, Glen R. Oskin, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Spell (William Sr.) of Duquesne; daughter-in-law, Pat Zelop of Belleville, TX; grandchildren, William Spell Jr. (Heather) of Herminie, Jenna Spell of Duquesne, Glen Oskin III (Desiree) of College Station, TX, and Lindsey Gilley (Scott) of Houston, TX; great-grandchildren, Baily, William III, and Brody Spell, Peyton and Parker Oskin, and Jackson, Ryan, and Maddie Gilley; her loving sister-in-law, Agnes “Nan” (Oskin) of East McKeesport; also numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday and Friday 2-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Avenue, Duquesne 412-466-3300. Additional visitation on Saturday, January 27, from 10-11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne, 719 Duquesne Blvd., where her services will be held at 11 a.m. Reverend Judy Slater officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Prysbeterian Church of Duquesne.

 
 
 

Francis R. "Fran" Daley

January 16, 2018 |

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FRANCIS R. "FRAN" DALEY age 87, of Duquesne, on January 14, 2018. He was a son of the late Daniel and Mary (McElhinney) Daley. Fran was retired from the County Board of Assessment Appeals. He was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish where he was a former usher and a member of their pastoral council and a former member of the finance committee. He was a former mayor of Duquesne, past president of the Duquesne Redevelopment Authority, past chairman of the Duquesne Planning Commission, former Governor of the Duquesne Moose, former vice president of the D.B.A.C., former City Controller and School Board member. He was a board member of the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club, was past president of the Allegheny County League of Municipalities, chairman of Duquesne Democratic Party and Allegheny County Democratic Committee. He was honored as the Duquesne Man of the Year in the early 90's. He organized several charity golf tournaments, was an avid golfer, worked into his early 80's helping people with property assessments. He enjoyed traveling and watching his grandsons play baseball and basketball and was also a member of the Teutonia Mannerchor Club and the Croatian Club, both in Duquesne. He was a champion of people who were underprivileged and underserved. Beloved husband for 52 years to the late Nancy R. (Swanson) Daley who died May 18, 2017; father of Attorney Robert (Danielle) Daley of Munhall, Kristen (Dr. Jay Goldberg) Daley of Petaluma, CA; grandfather of Max Daley and twins, Jack and Michael Daley and Sadie Goldberg and Scarlett Goldberg; brother of the late Jean Martin, Mary Minnick, Rose Mooney, Daniel Daley, William Daley and James Daley; brother-in-law of Claire (Roger) Holcombe of Red Hill, PA; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held on Friday 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. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club, 29 N. Third St., Duquesne, PA 15110.

 

Bernard G. "Whitey" Anderson

January 15, 2018 |

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BERNARD G. "WHITEY" ANDERSON age 83, of Espyville, PA, formerly of McKeesport, on January 12, 2018, at home. He was a son of the late Oscar P. and Margaret (Roberts) Anderson. Whitey was retired from US Steel, National Tube Works in McKeesport. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. Father of Pamela (Jake) Watkins of Munhall, Thomas (Dawn) Anderson of White Oak, and the late Cheryl Anderson; grandfather of Jason (Jamie) Watkins, Shawn Watkins, and Tracy Watkins; great-grandfather of Callan Watkins and Rylan Watkins; also survived by his best feline friend, "Ralph." Visitation on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 42-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Reverend Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery with military honors.

 

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