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.

 
 

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.

 

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