November 26, 2017 |
November 19, 2017 |
Dorothy (Riling) Kemper, Age 90, of West Mifflin, on November 16, 2017, at her residence in the presence of her family, Dorothy went home to be with her Lord. Dorothy touched so many lives and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne, PA for many years. She was a member of the Confraternity of the Christian Mothers and Guild at St. Joseph's and enjoyed singing in the choir. She volunteered at the St. Joseph annual flea market for many years and at the Church bake sales, fish fries, and doughnut sales.
November 08, 2017 |
October 19, 2017 |
October 06, 2017 |
JOANN (ALGERI) KOLODZIEJ FORGEY
Age 60, of West Mifflin, on October 4, 2017. She was a daughter of the late William and Grace (Berwick) Algeri. She enjoyed making crafts and doing word puzzles. She was the wife of the late Richard Kolodziej and the wife of David V. Forgey; mother of Keri (Edward) Burgwin of Clairton, PA and Kristi (Richard) Smith of Whitaker; grandmother of Rodney Burgwin, Edrea Burgwin, Kiara Burgwin and Preston Smith; sister of the late William (surviving spouse, Irene) Algeri of West Mifflin. There will be no visitation. Friends and relatives are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10 a.m., Reverend Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.
October 06, 2017 |
CAROL A. (HOBLAK) SIMON HATHAWAY
Age 75, of Jefferson Hills, on October 5, 2017. Carol was predeceased by her parents, John and Julia (Chobirko) Hoblak; and her brother, Lawrence (surviving, Rebecca Roberts) Hoblak of Jefferson Hills. Carol was a Christian and a retired medical secretary. Mother of Kenton R. (Diane) Simon of Philadelphia and Kimberly Hathaway of Dravosburg; also four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; sister of John (Karen) Hoblak of West Mifflin. Visitation on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from Noon - 3 p.m. at the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Reverend Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial at Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin.
September 23, 2017 |
PAUL HOYDICH age 87, of Rochester, PA, formerly of Duquesne, on September 21, 2017. He was a son of the late Paul and Justina (Repella) Hoydich; he was a retired TV repairman and salesman. He was a former member of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Duquesne. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Korean War. Beloved husband of 57 years to Anna (Dendak) Hoydich; father of Paul George (Cathy) Hoydich of Shaler, PA and George Steven (Anastasia) Hoydich of Beaver, PA; grandfather of Brittany, Zacharia, Ashley and Jeremiah Hoydich; brother of Thomas Hoydich of Brentwood and the late Nina Hoydich and the late Mary Shubert. Visitation Sunday 2-4 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 at 10 a.m. Very Rev. David Lesko officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park with military honors.
September 20, 2017 |
DUANE G. BRADLEY age 65, of Duquesne, on September 18, 2017. He was a son of the late George and Matilda (Kalan) Bradley. He was a former employee of US Steel Homestead Works and retired from Bakewell Corp. A member of Christ Lutheran Church, he was an avid golfer and for 15 years coached the Duquesne Little League and also umpired in the City Parks League and belonged to the Pittsburgh Umpire Association. He was the husband of the late Hazel (Carman) Bradley; father of Matthew Bradley, Heather Bradley and Joseph Bradley, Sr., all of Duquesne; grandfather of Joseph Bradley, Jr.; brother of Sherrie (Joseph) Kiss of Oakdale, George (Joy) Bradley of Mars and Faith (Keith) Edwards of West Mifflin. Visitation on Monday 2-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Pastor John Gropp, officiating. Burial will be in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duquesne Youth Athletic Association, 12 S. Second St., Duquesne, PA 15110.
September 18, 2017 |
DALE WORTON age 65, of Pittsburgh, on September 13, 2017. He was the son of the late Howard and Norma (Schulz) Worton. He was a retired maintenance man for J.J. Land Company. Father of the late Gary Wayne Worton; brother of Lynn Worton, Wayne Worton, Tim Worton, all of Pittsburgh and his sister, Loretta Lee Davis, of North Carolina; and by the families of Jeremy Vroman and Samantha Vroman. There will be no visitation. Memorial Funeral Services will be be held on Friday, September 22, 2017, at Christ Lutheran Church, Duquesne at 12:30 p.m. Pastor John Gropp officiating. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY -SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.
September 18, 2017 |
MARCELLA YAROSIK age 95, of McKeesport, formerly of White Oak and Duquesne, on September 14, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Furbish) Cibula. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne. She was the wife of the late George Yarosik; mother of Marlene (George) Prosnik, of Springfield, VA, Donna (Charles) Dyer, of Tucson, AZ, Patricia Anderson, of Arlington, VA, Mary Louise Yarosik, of Monroeville, and Janet Yarosik, of North Carolina; sister of Joseph Cibula, of West Mifflin, Rosella Lofe, of Georgia, Gertrude Krohe, of Illinois, and the late Lawrence Cibula, the late Andrew Cibula, Jr., and the late Dolores Hast; also six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 12 Noon at SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, West Mifflin. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY -SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, 412-466-3300.
September 18, 2017 |
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.
September 09, 2017 |
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.
September 09, 2017 |
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.
September 07, 2017 |
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.
September 05, 2017 |
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