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MaryAnn (Sala) Glenn

April 03, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

MaryAnn (Sala) Glenn, 83, of North Huntingdon Twp., formerly of Wall, Pa., died March 31, 2020. MaryAnn was the devoted wife of Donald Glenn for 57 years.

She was the loving mother of Susan Glenn, Donna Glenn, Lisa (Mark) Winowich, Lori (Boris) Bajich and Don (Andy) Glenn; adoring Baba of Andrew, Mariana, Luka, Ana, Nadia and Sara. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Terri (David) Petrick and all who loved her. She was preceded in passing by her parents, Frank Sala and Violet (nee Evanovich) Medvecz, step-father, Michael “Cubby” Medvecz and her sister, Michelle (Walter) Stys.

Her faith and family were her world. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

 
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Shirley Mae Cleveland-Montgomery

February 19, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Shirley Mae Cleveland-Montgomery, 84, died Feb. 14, 2020 in McKeesport. She was born Dec. 24, 1935, in Pittsburgh to Katherine Cleveland (Herrer) and Odell Cleveland. She spent her childhood years growing up on Hosier Street in Homestead as well as on the family farm in Homeville with her brothers Odell & Calvin Cleveland.

She always talked about her family horse “Harry”. Harry was in charge of farm chores as well as giving the children rides around the farm. She also had a pet pig but learned quickly that pigs are not pets. Thanksgiving that year was a sad affair.

Through the years, she resided in several places Chicago, IL., Homewood, PA, East Liberty, PA, but returned to Homestead, PA. She worked several manufacturing jobs while in Chicago before returning to Homestead to help her brother Calvin run the family-owned bar, “Cleveland Grill.”

 
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Robert Michael Saunders

February 02, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Robert Michael Saunders, 67, died January 29, 2020 at home in McKeesport, Pa. Known affectionately as “Banjo,” he was born December 23, 1952 in Homestead, Pa.

He was the son of Taft Saunders and Elizabeth Krista and  the third of five children. He was educated in the Homestead Public School System. As a young adult, Banjo would go on to work side jobs such as roofing and other small hands-on jobs. He also enjoyed acting. On April 2, 2002, Banjo married Mathilda Jones of Homestead.

Along with his brother Richard (Rick), he was seen in the movie “Dawn of the Dead,” where he would play a major role as a zombie.

A drummer who loved heavy metal rock, Banjo and his brother Rick joined several bands and performed at many shows and local venues, and was a devoted fan of pro wrestling.

 
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John Daniel Bonga

January 20, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

John Daniel Bonga of Duquesne, a resident of Juniper Village in Forest Hills, age 98, on Sunday, January 19, 2020. He was the first American child born to Andrew and Anna (Rinyik) on December 30, 1921 in Rankin.

Beloved husband of the late Mildred (Tankosic) Bonga. Loving father of Dan (Nancy) Bonga, David (Monika) Bonga and Nikki (Tom) Stoner. Dearest grandfather (Pap Pap) of Dr. Lily Bonga and Jonathan Bonga; Nathan Stoner and Sally (Stephen) Paul; and the late Amanda Lyn Bonga.

Proud great-grandfather of McCarthy Rae Poljak and Everett Paul. John also was the beloved fiancé of Magdalene “Madge” Seman.

John was a 44-year employee of Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh. Although he rarely spoke of his military service, John proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II as a sergeant with the 338th Infantry Regiment combat Team in North Africa and Italy. He was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement in ground combat.

John was a lifetime member of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Rankin and the White Oak American Legion.

 
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Karl Van Scott Jr.

December 21, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Karl Van Scott Jr., 38, died Dec. 17, 2019. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Dec. 23 at Morning Star Baptist Church, 812 Oak St., West Mifflin, where a funeral service will be held at 12 noon. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home Inc.

 


Dajah Setay Hunter-Wright

November 26, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Dajah Setay Hunter-Wright, 26, died Nov. 20, 2019. She was born Sept. 8, 1993. Friends and family will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at Divine Restoration Church Of God In Christ, 102 Second St. at Hamilton Street, Duquesne, PA, 15110, where a funeral service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Nov. 30. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home Inc.

 


George “Chub” Cunningham

October 27, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

George “Chub” Cunningham, peacefully, on October 26, 2019, age 94. Formerly a resident of Liberty Borough for 65 years. George was born in Wilson, Pa., to the late George and late Olive (Sager) Cunningham.

He was the devoted husband of Louise (Walker) Cunningham for 62 years.  Loving father of Boyce (companion, Beth Joseph) Cunningham of Sacramento, Ca, Karen (Late Joe) Pedulla of Pitcairn, Pa, and George (Patte) Cunningham of Reno, NV; adoring grandfather of 4, great-grandfather of 7 and great-great grandfather of 5. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

 
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William E. “Boo” Guyaux

October 21, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

William E. “Boo” Guyaux, on Sunday, October 20, 2019, age 55 of North Versailles. Boo was the loving son of the late Donald and late Helen (Bertum) Guyaux. Devoted father of Brittany (Fiancé Dylan) and Jessie (Fiancé Ken) Guyaux. Boo is also survived by his siblings, Tammy Stophel, Donene, Dorene, Lori and, Jason (Stephanie) Guyaux, also numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Rufus "Poo" Morgan

October 16, 2019 |

By Editor | Posted in: Obituary

Rufus "Poo" Morgan, 53, died Oct. 12, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon Oct. 19 at The Bethany House, 2998 Boyd St., McKeesport, PA. Arrangements are in charge of Tunie Funeral Home Inc.

 


Thomas P. Korp

September 11, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Thonas P. Korp, 56, of Glassport died Aug. 3, 2019 at home. He was born Sept. 2, 1962, the son of the late John W. Korp and Ruth A. Honick Korp Hoak. He is survived by children Stacie Korp, James Wiehagen, Shayann Wiehagen and Tyler Lewis; siblings William J. Korp of McKeesport; John (Jan) Korp of McKeesport; Tim Korp of Verona; Melonie (Dave) Sandusky of White Oak; and Becky (Bob) Bodzer of Versailles; his fiance, Maryjane McMasters; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 
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William Phillip Taylor Jr.

September 06, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

William Phillip Taylor Jr., 76, died Sept. 4, 2019. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Sept. 13 at Macedonia Baptist Church, 17 Cochran St., Duquesne, where a funeral service will be celebrated at 12 noon. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead.

 


Carrie S. Lester

August 06, 2019 |

By Editor | Posted in: Obituary

Carrie S. Lester, 90, died Aug. 2, 2019. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 8 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 1350 Locust St., McKeesport, PA, where a funeral service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Aug. 9. Interment to follow at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery, Fifth Ave., McKeesport. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead, PA 15120, (412) 462-6466.

 


Richard H. Morrow

July 18, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Richard H. Morrow, 73, of West Mifflin went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus on July 17, 2019. Loving husband for 50 years to Beverly (Hrinda), beloved father of R. Scott (Shannon) of N. Huntingdon and the late Robyn Victoria Morrow. Preceded in death by his parents Earl W. and LaVerne (Brunner) Morrow. Rick was a member of Walnut Grove Assembly of God where he was a former Elder, member of the Men’s Ministry, volunteered with the food bank and coached flag football for the school, U S Army Vietnam veteran serving with the 199th Infantry and a retired letter carrier for the U S Postal Service.

 
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Michael A. Riley, Jr.

July 15, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Michael A. Riley, Jr., age 86, of Gibsonia, formerly Brookline, on July 14, 2019.  Born on February 17, 1933 in McKeesport, PA, son of the late Michael A. Riley, Sr. and Katherine Carr Riley.  Also preceded in death by his brothers, the late Thomas Riley, killed in WWII, the late Robert (late Rita) Riley, and one sister, the late Margaret Denney.

Beloved husband for 54 of Caroline Schwab Riley, whom he married on August 28, 1965.  Loving father of Michael Andrew "Andy" (Sandra) Riley III and Julie (Alexander) Tschammer-Osten.  Proud grandfather of Katherine, Julia, Ava, & Annika.

Born and raised in McKeesport, PA, Michael was a Korean War Army Veteran, attended Robert Morris College, and worked for 32 years for U.S. Treasury Department as an IRS Agent.  He was a member of Brentwood VFW, Brookline American Legion, Dormont AARP, and a longtime member of Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Brookline and recently St. Richard Catholic Church in Gibsonia.  In his retirement years, Mr. & Mrs. Riley traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada, & Europe.  The Riley's moved to Gibsonia in 2015 to be near family.

 
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Norman L. Buckner

July 11, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Norman L. Buckner, 77, died July 9, 2019. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. July 14 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 716 Walnut St., McKeesport, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. July 15. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. July 15 at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home Inc.

 

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