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Reid O. "Scotty" Scott

June 14, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

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.

 


Joan B. Dittman

April 18, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

JOAN B. DITTMAN age 83, of West Mifflin, on Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, an usher, a member of the choir, the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild and a former member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Duquesne #871. She loved to cook and feed people. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to James F. Dittman, Sr.; loving mother of Jerome J. (Beth A.) Dittman of Mesquite, TX, James F. Dittman, Jr. of South Park, Marianne Terrazas of Fountain Hills, AZ, Robert B. (Karen) Dittman of Irwin, Bernard F. (Krisha) Dittman of Westminster, MD, Linda J. Dittman of West Mifflin, Cynthia H. Dittman of Ligonier and Susan E. (Seth) Gamble of Bolivar, PA; grandmother of Angela, Jennifer, Jim, Lauren, Tom, Victor, Jessica, Ryan, Jillian, Rebecca, Margo and Isaac; great-grandmother of Luke and Madeline; sister of Loretta (Eugene) DeSance of Lincoln Park, MI, Elaine Bixler and her son, Donnie, of West Mifflin, David (Mildred) Leskovitz of Whitaker, Angelo (Maria) Leskovitz of Inkster, MI, the late Nicholas Leskovitz and the late Barbara Jean Leskovitz; also survived by nieces and nephews.

 
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Roberta E. "Bobbi" Przybylski

April 18, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

ROBERTA E. "BOBBI" PRZYBYLSKI age 78, of West Mifflin, on April 16, 2017, in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday. She was a daughter of the late Eugene and Margaret "Peg" (Kvichak) Jacko. She was a waitress at area restaurants and a hairdresser. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She enjoyed arts, crafts and gardening, also taking photos of and spoiling her grandchildren. Beloved wife of 57 years to Ray A. Przybylski; mother of Raymond M. Przybylski of West Mifflin, Robert K. (Barb) Przybylski of North Huntingdon and Patti Jo (Mike) Shaughnessy of Pleasant Hills; beloved MeMe of Steven Shaughnessy, Sidney and Tyler Przybylski; sister of Jean (Joel) Colaizzi of Pittsburgh, Jackie Hartley of Pleasant Hills, Joseph Jacko of Akron, PA, Eugene (Doll) Jacko, Jr. of North Huntingdon, late Bunny Cimbala, late Mary (late Jim) More; also survived by nieces and nephews.

 
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Margaret Findrick

April 16, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

MARGARET FINDRICK age 91, of Duquesne, on Good Friday, April 14, 2017, at home in the presence of her family. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Ellish) Kovesdy. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne and their Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild. She was a Lector and a former Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Third Order of Carmelites. She was the beloved wife of the late Alex Findrick, Sr.; mother of Alexis Smith of Duquesne, the late Alexander J. (surviving spouse Juanita) Findrick, Jr. of McKeesport and the late Janet Findrick Brandt; also eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; sister of Anna Mae (Frank) Molly of West Mifflin, Richard Kovesdy of Phoenix, AZ and the late Joseph Kovesdy, late Elizabeth (late Robert) Donaldson, late Irene Priatko. Visitation Tuesday 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 Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

 


Ronald T. Loop Jr.

April 13, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

RONALD T. LOOP Jr. Age 66, of Duquesne, on April 10, 2017. He was the son of the late Ronald T. Loop, Sr. and Ina (Harrington) Loop. He was a former employee of US Steel Duquesne Works in the Bar Mill. He was a member of the Croatian Club in Duquesne, Homeville Fire Department and the Mifflin Club. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. Beloved husband of Christine (Majzer) Loop for 14 years; father of Angela (George) Meskowski of Lakeville, MN, Katie (fiancé Teallen Johnson) Loop of Turtle Creek, Lauren Loop, at home, Angela Carman of Turtle Creek, Erica Carman and Ryan Carman, both of Duquesne; grandfather of Alexis, Joshua and Adena Meskowski; brother of Gloria (Barry) Kovalsky of West Mifflin, Marla (Barry) Beal of Dravosburg; also nieces and nephews. Visitation on Friday, April 14, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, at which time services will be held with the Rev. James Condron, officiating, followed by presentation of military honors.

 


Loretta V. Rypka

April 02, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

LORETTA V. RYPKA age 68, of Monessen, PA, formerly of Duquesne on March 31, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Florence Patricia (Dobransky) Rypka. Visitation on Tuesday from 9-10:30 a.m. at the MALOY- SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne 412-466-3300, at which time a blessing service will be held by Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officating. Burial will be at St. Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 


Donald H. Hamilton

March 22, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

DONALD H. HAMILTON age 88, of Duquesne, on March 19, 2017, at his residence. He was the son of the late Harold and Mary Catherine (McCartney) Hamilton; he was retired from Bucyrus-Erie Foundry in Glassport. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquesne. He was the beloved husband of 62 years to the late Mary Lou (Ray) Hamilton; father of Patricia Leatherwood, Donald A. Hamilton, Gloria J. Hamilton, Mary K. Carman, Doris J. Hamilton and Jacqueline Mehrmann, all of Duquesne; also 24 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday, March 22, 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 on Thursday at 10 a.m. Reverend James Seeger, officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin, with Military Honors.

 


James McAllen

March 22, 2017 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

James McAllen age 92, of Penn Hills, formerly of Duquesne, on March 19, 2017, at Southwestern Veterans Center. He was a son of the late Archibald and Stella (Shoop) McAllen. Jim was retired from US Steel Duquesne Works as a crane operator. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. He was a member of the VFW, Ft. Louden, PA and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, Steelers, Pirates and Pitt Football. Husband of 65 years to the late Marie E. (Jugan) McAllen; father of James Robert (Donna) McAllen of Baltimore, MD, Marcie Marie McAllen of Duquesne, Janet S. Harris of Duquesne and Duane (Kimberly) McAllen of Penn Hills; grandfather of Darren and Dana McAllen, Todd McAllen, Keith Harris, Chad Harris, Penelope, Duane S. and Scott McAllen; also five great- grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers and sisters, Elizabeth Stevenson, Anna Ottavian, John McAllen, Fred McAllen, Sara Almose, Margretta Robey; also survived by nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or services. A private burial will take place in Dry Run, PA. Jim's family would like to offer a special thank you to Southwestern Veterans Center for their kind and compassionate care. Arrangements by MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, 412- 466-3300.