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.

 
 

Margaret L. Gizovski

July 15, 2017 |

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MARGARET L. GIZOVSKI age 99, of West Mifflin, on July 14, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Pehonsky) Muska; she was a seamstress and a member of the Homeville Volunteer Fire Department Senior Citizens. Wife of the late John J. Gizovski; predeceased by brothers and sisters, Edward (late Josephine) Muska, Stella (late Emil) Stepanik, William V. (late Helen) Muska, Helen Polachak, John Muska; also survived by her caregivers, nephew, Emil "Yogi" (Kim) Stepanik, niece and goddaughter, Margie (Bill) Martinjak; also additional nieces and nephews, Barbara (John) Chasko, Edward (Doris) Stepanik and Nadine (Jim) Chortes; also many great- nieces and great-nephews; also special friend of the late William Dupal. Visitation Sunday, July 16, 2017, from Noon - 4 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Funeral on Monday, July 17, 2017, with a Blessing Service at the funeral home 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.

 

Gregory E. "Greg" Kelmeckis

July 04, 2017 |

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GREGORY E. “GREG” KELMECKIS age 49, of Oakmont, formerly of Munhall, on July 3, 2017. He was the son of Edward and Geraldine (Nahory) Kelmeckis of Munhall; he was a Safety Engineer for RSR Corporation headquartered in Dallas, TX. Greg enjoyed reading, watching movies, bodybuilding and liked to be kind to people. He was known as a polymath. He was a graduate of the University of Findlay, Ohio with an MS in Environmental Management, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Safety Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Economics and attended Carnegie Mellon University. He was known as an A.B.E.T. by his peers. He was the beloved husband of Latresa (Daniels) Zak Kelmeckis; stepfather of Nyla Zak, at home; brother of Tammy Kelmeckis of Kennedy Twp.; nephew of Florence (late George) Matta of White Oak, Leah (Fred) Chbosky of Upper St. Clair, Mary Ann (Charles) Anderson of Monroeville and Bert (Alice) Nahory of Hanover, PA; also survived by cousins. Visitation on Friday, July 7, 2017, from 2-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Funeral will be on Saturday with Parting Prayers at the Funeral Home at 9:15 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Angels Church at 10 a.m. Rev. Robert Ahlin, officiating. Entombment Jefferson Memorial Park Mausoleum.

 

Frank J. Matuschek, Jr.

July 04, 2017 |

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FRANK J. MATUSCHEK  Jr. age 91, of West Union, IA formerly of West Mifflin, on June 24, 2017, at home. He was retired from US Steel Duquesne Works, a member of St. Joseph's Church in Duquesne and he proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. Beloved husband of 66 years to Marianne (Turlik) Matuschek; father of Gary (Pam) Matuschek of Merritt Island, FL, Frank "Rick" (Darla) Matuschek of Elizabeth, PA, Daniel (Regina) Matuschek, of Penn Hills and Mary Lee (Daniel) Cullen of West Union, IA; also 23 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements entrusted to MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300.

 

Ruth M. Fassinger

June 22, 2017 |

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Ruth M. Fassinger age 90, of West Mifflin, on June 22, 2017, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Marion (Yost) Schorr. She formerly worked at Hills Department Store, Kennywood Mall. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne and their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She was an honorary member of the GFWC Women’s Club of Duquesne. She was the beloved wife of 59 years to the late Raymond F. Fassinger; mother of Judith (Dennis) Turner of Kennewick, WA, Robert (”Sue”) Fassinger of Elizabeth Twp., Richard (Linda) Fassinger of Elizabeth Twp. Also four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Robert (surviving spouse Eileen) Schorr of West Mifflin. Visitation Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 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 on Monday 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 St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 
 

Arthur J. "Art" Traud

June 19, 2017 |

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ARTHUR J. "ART" TRAUD age 77, of Munhall, on June 16, 2017. He was the son of the late Edward and Anna (Closkey) Traud. He was a retired hooker from US Steel Homestead Works. He was a member of St. Joseph, Duquesne and a member of the Elks. Father of Melissa (Mark) Underwood, of Squirrel Hill and Eric Traud, of Ohio; brother of Wayne Traud, of Forest Hills. Predeceased by brothers and sisters, Bernadette M. Marino, Margaret Andrews, Eleanor Wineland, Theresa Considine, Donald Traud, Arnie, Paul, and Amos Traud. Visitation Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 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 Wednesday 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 St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 

Aiden J. Denne

June 19, 2017 |

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Aiden J. Denne, 87, of North Huntingdon, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at home. He was born Nov. 22, 1929, in Duquesne, son of the late Paul and Bernadette (Lager) Denne. He was a retired metallurgical engineer who worked for U.S. Steel, Duquesne, and Lorain Works, Ohio. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, North Huntingdon, and St. Joseph Church, Duquesne. He was a member of Jacktown Ride and Hunt Club, Irwin Moose and Teutonia Mannerchor Club, Duquesne. He proudly served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was the beloved husband of 67 years to Marilyn (O'Bringer) Denne; father of James (Mary Jo Ingelido) Denne, of Harrison City, Suzanne (Kevin) McHugh, of North Versailles, and Sally Kieswetter, of Kitchner, Ontario, Canada; grandfather of five, Meghan (Alex) Caterson, Sarah (Dr. James) Breisinger, Thomas "T.J." Denne, Amanda Kieswetter and Ronald Kieswetter Jr.; great-grandfather of four, William and Benjamin Caterson and Hazel and Patrick Breisinger; and brother of Kenneth (Jean Ann) Denne, of Wilmington, N.C., and the late Paul (surviving spouse Margaret) Denne, of Ft. Pierce, Fla. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne (412-466-3300; William B. Schleifer, supervisor; William Brian Schleifer, funeral director), where a blessing service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 12 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial with military honors will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 
 

Reid O. "Scotty" Scott

June 14, 2017 |

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REID O. "SCOTTY" SCOTT age 93, of West Mifflin, on June 11, 2017. He was a son of the late John and Harriet (Hoon) Scott. He was retired from General Motors in Detroit on the production line. He enjoyed fixing things, football, and playing the lottery. He proudly served his country in the Army in WWII. Beloved husband of Rita K. (Qualters) Bercik Scott; father of Reid Tracey (Jill) Scott of Michigan; grandfather of Jordan Michael Scott, Ryan Scott, Danielle Thompson and Tyler Scott; also three great-grandchildren; brother of Florence Karr of Detroit, MI; stepfather of William O. (Linda) Bercik of Charleroi and the late Sharon Conley; also survived by five step-grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; and predeceased by one late step-grandchild. Visitation on Thursday from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300 where services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. Pastor John Gropp officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Church Cemetery with military honors.

 
 
 

Mary L. Newmeyer

June 14, 2017 |

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Mary L. Newmeyer age 92, of Duquesne, on June 10, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Felix and Antoinette (Campaigna) Pellasce. She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne, a member of the choir and worked bake sales at church dinners. Beloved wife of the late Raymond W. Newmeyer; mother of Debbie Walters of Duquesne; grandmother of Brian (Amy) Walters, James (Kymberly) Walters, Jeffrey (Brandon Coleman) Walters, Lindsay Walters and Auriel Vesic; great-grandmother of Joby Nickel-Pierson and Lilith Walters; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017, 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, officiating. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 

Colleen Whitney

June 05, 2017 |

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Colleen Ann Whitney

Age 56, of West Mifflin, on June 5, 2017.  She was the daughter of Susan (Simon) Wilcox and the late Ross H. Wilcox.  Colleen was the CCD Coordinator and Safe Environment Coordinator for Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne.  She is the beloved wife of 36 years to Bruce Whitney; mother of Brian Whitney and Amanda (Drew) Seath; grandmother of Coraline Seath; sister of Elaine Micklo, Renee Piposar, Lynette Gibson, Ross Wilcox, Holly Hinkle and Chuck Sprowls.  Visitation Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held Thursday 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 officiating.  Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.  Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the Light of the World Parish, 32 S. First St., Duquesne, PA 15110

 

Roberta J. "Bertie" Bevan

May 30, 2017 |

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Roberta J. "Bertie" Bevan
Age 70, of West Mifflin, on May 27, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Steve and June (Kline) Kerekes. She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish and St. Agnes Parish. Roberta worked in the produce department at Balsamo's in Mckeesport and was a clerk at R&M Variety in West Mifflin. She was a member of the former Women's Guild at Holy Name Church and enjoyed bingo, crocheting, and cooking. She was the beloved wife of Thomas E. Bevan for 50 years; mother of Thomas S. (Dianna) Bevan, of West Mifflin and Matthew Bevan, of West Mifflin; loving Ga-Ga of Abigail Bevan; sister of her twin brother, Robert "Shorty" Kerekes, of Mckeesport; also nieces and nephews. Visitation on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Blessing service on Thursday, June 1, 2017, in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. followed Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 a.m. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 

Nancy R. (Swanson) Daley 

May 20, 2017 |

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Nancy R. (Swanson) Daley age 78, of Duquesne, on May 18, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Walter and Mildred (Boyer) Swanson. Nancy was a retired Elementary Education Teacher for the Duquesne School District. She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne, where she was a past president of the Church Council, a Eucharistic minister, GFWC Women's Club, of Duquesne, of which she was past president, ACFWC Circle of Presidents, and board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Duquesne-West Mifflin, and also a member of the Duquesne Education Association. She's the beloved wife of 53 years to Francis R. "Fran" Daley; mother of Attorney Robert (Danielle) Daley, of Munhall, Kristen (Dr. Jay Goldberg) Daley, of Petaluma, CA; grandmother of Max Daley, twins, Jack and Michael Daley, Sadie Goldberg, and Scarlet Goldberg; sister of Claire (Roger) Holcombe, of Red Hill, PA. Visitation Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 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 Wednesday 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, officiating. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys and Girls Club, 29 North Third St., Duqesne, PA 15110.

 

Geraldine "Gerry" Bahus

May 20, 2017 |

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Geraldine “Gerry” Bahus age 84, of West Mifflin, on May 19, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Vilote) Falchetti. She was a member of Holy Name Church. Her hobbies included family activities, cooking, playing cards, dancing, and shopping. She loved her dogs Munja and Daisy. Beloved wife of Elmer A. Bahus of 63 years. Loving mother of Robert “Bruce” (Maryem) Bahus of Seattle, Washington and David Eric (Lisa) Bahus of West Mifflin. Grandmother of David (Shannan), Christopher, Emily, and Julia Bahus. Sister of Richard Falchetti, Frannie (Michael) Zegar, Juanita Ferarrio, and the late Theodore Falchetti, Charles Falchetti, Jr. and Lorraine Chobirko. Visitation on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300. Blessing Service on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World parish at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be private in Holy Name Cemetery.

 

Jean Marie Petrozza

May 17, 2017 |

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JEAN MARIE PETROZZA Obituary

Jean Marie Petrozza age 86, of Streetsboro, OH, fomerly of West Mifflin, and North Carolina, died Thursday, May 11, 2017. She was born November 26, 1930, in McKeesport, PA, to John and Gladys M. (Sant) Bailey. She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish and was an avid reader. She was the beloved mother of Dr. Joseph (Lisa) Petrozza, of Mooresville, NC; grandmother of Anthony, of Atlanta, Holland Felts, of New York, NY, and Landon Felts, of Mooresville, NC; sister of LaRue (Edward) Kennedy, Sharon Hughes, and John Bailey. She was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband, Anthony Michael Petrozza in 2005; and siblings, Janice (Jim) Ferraro, Arlene (George) Meert, Diane (Lou) Eros, and James (Ernie) DeLiberato. Visitation on Saturday, May 20, 2017,  from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300, where a blessing service will be held   with Fr. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery, West Mifflin. The family extends a special thanks for all the love and care given to Jean by LaRue (Jean’s sister with whom she resided); nieces, Debbie Nichols, Abbie Mayes; and nephew, Dale Kennedy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Christ the Light of the World Parish, 32 South First St., Duqesne, PA 15110.

 

Stephen W. Crowe

May 11, 2017 |

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STEPHEN W. CROWE age 67, of West Mifflin, on May 9, 2017 at home. He was the son of the late Merle and Mary Jane (Carek) Crowe. He was the owner of Duquesne Metal Products “DMP,” and also the owner of Kennywood Cycle Center. He was a former member of the former First United Methodist Church of Duquesne. He was the beloved husband of 48 years to Patricia  (Bair) Crowe; father of Kimberly Ann (A.J.) Crowe-Lescinsky, of Lincoln Boro, and Stephen (Michelle Noonan) Crowe II; grandfather of Samuel M. Crowe. Memorial visitation will be on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 2-9 p.m.     at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Avenue, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300, at which time services will be held at 7 p.m. with Pastor Bob Cherep officiating.

 

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