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Marilyn Joyce Jackson

November 26, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Marilyn Joyce Jackson, 67, died Nov. 19, 2020. She was born on May 3, 1953, in Columbia, S.C., to the late Willie Moody and Betty Moody Graham.

Marilyn is a graduate of Hopkins High School in Columbia, SC. She later married the late Albert Jackson and moved to Clairton where she became a member of Morning Star Baptist Church. Marilyn is retired from UPMC McKeesport Hospital, and had worked for JoAnn Fabrics for the past 30 years.

She loved cooking, shopping, sewing, and making blankets.

 
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Meredith “Mert” Williams

November 26, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Meredith Duane Williams “Mert”, “Murky”, 55, of Stafford, Virginia, departed this life on Monday, November 9, 2020. Meredith was born on September 6, 1965, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Barbara Williams, Janice Brownfield, and the late Meredith Brownfield. Mr. Williams graduated from McKeesport Highschool in 1983. He then enlisted and served 25 years in the United States Marine Corps. He received his Bachelors in Business and Masters in Public Administration from Strayer University.

Mert, a man of many talents and passions, spent his free time hunting, fishing, and creating joyous moments with his loved ones. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, and friend. As a member of Zion Baptist Church, Mr. Williams would graciously provide the fish for the church’s annual fish fry.

 
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Ernestine Wright

November 26, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Ernestine Wright, 67, died Nov. 8, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital. She was born August 12, 1953, in Alabama, beloved daughter of the late Ernest Thomas and Daisy Hammond. She was preceded in death by her fiance, John Harper.  

Ernestine is survived by her daughter, Jaime Elizabeth Franklin of McKeesport, PA; son, Dragon Moon Shadow of Evansville, IN; grandson, Lamar Dorian Eleam of McKeesport; brother, Philip Thomas; extended family and friends.

Arrangements were in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home.

 
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William D. Coleman

November 26, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

William D. Coleman, best known as Darrell, of Duquesne, PA passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

William graduated from Duquesne High School. He worked various jobs throughout his life to provide for himself and his family. He was a very loving father and an amazing grandfather. He had a very big heart, and was loved by many people.

 
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Henry Earl Rice

November 18, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Henry Earl Rice, 74, was born on February 16, 1946, in Rock Hill, SC.  The beloved son to the late Henry and Addie B. (Thompson) Rice, departed this life on  November 8, 2020, at Southwestern Health Center, West Mifflin, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Lee, and son, Franswal Rice.  

Henry worked as a Truck Driver for CJ Langinfelder and Clairton Mill. His passion was driving trucks; which he did for over 30 years, and hanging with his friends. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Buena Vista, PA.

 
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Christina Dale Preston

November 16, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Christina Dale Preston, 66, died Nov. 9, 2020 at home. She was born December 25, 1953 in McKeesport, PA, beloved daughter of the late Fred and Mary (Speziale) Preston, Sr.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Leona Leggett, Violet Preston, Freda Jeter, and brother, Fred Preston, Jr.

Christina is survived by her loving daughter, Cameron  Preston; son, Dominique Cochran, Jr.; granddaughter, Paige Price; sister, Wanda Preston; brother, Victor (Barb) Burke; nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

 
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May Helen Woody

November 06, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

May Helen Woody, 75, born December 11, 1944, in McKeesport, PA. The beloved daughter of the late Gerard and Gertrude (McKissick) Herriott, departed this life on November 2, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
May is survived by her three sons, Derrick Woody of Mc Keesport, PA, Clark L Brooks of Pittsburgh, PA, Andre Herriott of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter, Luchina Everett; 24 grandchildren,17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Geraldine Herriott of Pittsburgh, Eva Booker of NY; brother, Gerard Herriott; nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

ALL VISITORS ARE ASKED TO WEAR MASKS AND BE MINDFUL OF SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES.

 
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Arthur C. McQueen

November 06, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Arthur C. McQueen was born February 5, 1951 in McKeesport, PA. On Sunday, October 18, 2020, he went to his homecoming at the Canterbury Family Hospice In-patient unit in Pittsburgh, PA. Arthur was preceded in death by his father, L.C. McQueen, mother Alberta (Henderson) McQueen, sister, Annie Clyde Holly, brothers, David and Albert McQueen.

Arthur served in the U.S Navy from April 1973 to December 1974. He served on the Ammunition ship of the shore of Vietnam as a S. R. during the war.

 
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Juan Andre Washington

November 06, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Juan Andre Washington, 53, born July 25, 1967, in McKeesport, PA.  The beloved son to the late Sheila Washington and John Fletcher, Jr. departed this life on October 29, 2020, at home in Duquesne, PA. He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandmother Alice Lee Washington whom he affectionately called Mom, brothers, Eddie Griffin and Antoine Fletcher.  

Juan was a graduate of the McKeesport School District. Shortly after he obtained his associate degree in Business Education; he also obtained a barber license.  We knew Juan had the entrepreneurial spirit at a young age Juan was employed by Century III Chevrolet at the age of 18 where he would wear a suit to work every day.  He also was employed by Rent a Center as an Account Manager his latest employer was Hazelwood Drop-Off Center where he was a scale operator.  With his entrepreneurial spirit, he was in the Real Estate Industry where he owned rental properties throughout the Pittsburgh area.

 
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Gary Juan Mack

November 05, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Gary Juan Mack, 56, born December 28, 1963, in McKeesport, PA.  The beloved son to Johnnie and Juliette (Mack) Smith, unexpectedly departed this life on October 30, 2020. He was preceded in death by his brother, Orlando Mack, and sister, Cathy Smith.  

Gary, a graduate of McKeesport Area High School, worked as a Maintenance Engineer for Crawford Village. He was the former coach for the Salvation Army Basketball League. Gary loved sports; he was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. His favorite pastime was fishing. He also loved to cook for his family.

 
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Mayetta “Mitzi” Jean Gross

November 03, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Mayetta “Mitzi” Jean Gross, 74, of Elizabeth, went home to heaven Sunday, October 25, 2020.  She was born at her home in West Newton on May 15, 1946, to the late Robert “Hoppy” and Hunteretta (Boyd) Smith. 

She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 42 years Herb, her infant son Timothy Drew, her brothers Robert Smith Jr. of Pensacola, FL, Thomas D. Smith Sr. of West Newton, and Dennis Smith of Jacobs Creek.  She is survived by her only daughter Jeffri Lyn Hurst of Franklin, TN, husband Brandon, and granddaughter Ariele, whom she adored beyond words. 

She is also survived by her only sister, Judith N. Backstrom of West Newton, and many well-loved nieces and nephews.  She was embraced as beloved “Moom” to her many “adopted” daughters and sons.

 
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Raymond Glover

November 03, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Raymond Glover, 79, born June 13, 1941, in McKeesport, PA. The beloved son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Finkley) Glover, Raymond departed this life on September 13, 2020, at AHN Jefferson Hospital.

Raymond is survived by his son Raymond Glover, Jr.; one grandson; sister, Juanita Glover-Batton of East Orange, NJ; caregiver, Rhonda Glover of Youngstown, OH; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Entombment and military honors will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at a future date. Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Raymond Glover, Sr, please visit our floral store.

 


Beverly Ann Brownfield

October 30, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Beverly Ann Brownfield, 65, was born on October 6, 1955. She was the beloved daughter of Janice (Smith) Brownfield and the late Meredith Brownfield. Beverly departed this life suddenly, on October 22, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport. She was preceded in death by her father, and her sister, Merredith “Rita” Brownfield.

Beverly was born in McKeesport and was the first grandchild on both sides of her large and loving family. She joined her family in becoming a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church at a young age and was baptized.

Beverly attended McKeesport Senior High School and worked for some time at the McKeesport OIC. She was also a childcare provider for many years. For decades Beverly proudly worked at one of the McKeesport polling locations during every primary and general election season, and always enjoyed the camaraderie of her fellow poll workers.

 
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Angelia Williams-Critten

October 30, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Angelia Williams-Critten, 56, was born on December 27, 1963 to Maybolene Davidson and David Christian Williams in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Angelia departed this life on October 23, 2020 at home. She was preceded in death by her grandson, William Javon Chaffin.  

Angelia, a graduate of Marion Center worked as a Home Health Aide for and Drug Alcohol Counselor. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, where she was part of the choir.

 
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Agnes Theresa Thompson

October 27, 2020 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Agnes Theresa Thompson, 53, was born on February 23, 1967, to the late Rosella Thompson. Agnes departed this life on  October 22, 2020, and was preceded in death by her daughter, Robin Foster, and brother Rodney Thompson.

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Gary) Coleman of West Mifflin; two sons, Eric  Bucy, Michael  Foster; 5 grandchildren, siblings, Sandra Wright, Jeffrey (Robin) Thompson, both of Clairton, and Steven Thompson; nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

 
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