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Jean Louise Bonnet Causer

July 20, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Jean Louise Bonnet Causer, born September 22, 1955 in McKeesport, PA, died unexpectedly at home in Crownsville, Maryland on July 4, 2019. She was preceded in death by parents, Barbara and George Bonnet.  She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Jack “Kep” Causer; sisters, Ann (Tim) Ginnevan of N. Huntingdon, Carol (Jayme) Burgman of White Oak; brother-in-law, Bob (Diane) Causer of Frederick, Maryland; 2 nieces, 3 nephews and 5 great nieces and nephews.

After graduation from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Jean married her high school sweetheart. The couple moved to Maryland where Jean was a government contracts administrator and lovingly cared for many precious pets over the years.

 
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Ronald G. Wingrove

July 20, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Ronald G. Wingrove, age 78, of McKeesport, died Thursday, July 18, 2019.  He was born in Layton, PA on May 19, 1941 and is the son of the late Robert Johnson and the late Edith Mae Wingrove.  He was an installer at Hadden Industries Guard Rail.

He is survived by children, Ronald D. (Roberta Stevens) Wingrove of McKeesport, David (Sondra) Wingrove of Clairton, Jaycie (Arthur) Crawford of Smithfield; Elaine Marie (Jeff) Ellisor of McKeesport; step daughter, Jessica Cole of McKeesport; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, sisters, brothers; ex-wife, Karen Ellisor of McKeesport.

 
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Jean Margaret Riley

July 20, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Jean Margaret Riley, age 89, of Wilkinsburg, passed away July 19, 2019.  She was born in Pittsburgh on Nov. 10, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Leslie M. and Margaret Skidmore Reese and the wife of the late Philip J. Riley.  She was a member of the Pittsburgh Irish Center for many years.

She is survived by her son, Philip J. (Karen) Riley VI of Monroeville; daughters, Margaret A. (Scott) Gibson of N. Versailles, Mary L. (Michael) Hutchinson of Greensburg, Jean A. (James) Gallagher of Prospect; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren; she is preceded in death by her brother, Leslie M. and his wife Gayle Reese.

 
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Patricia Ann Harris

July 17, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Patricia Ann Harris, age 87, of McKeesport, died July 17, 2019.  She was born in McKeesport on October 17, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Ida Mondin Forsberg and her late husband, Elmer.  She is the wife of the late Jack H. Harris.  She was retired from Penn State University after 40 years of service, working in their Continuing Education Program.

When wintering in Florida with her daughter, she volunteered at South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach.  However, because of her love for the City of McKeesport, she was extremely active in various organizations.  She was the Volunteer Coordinator at McKeesport Heritage Center and Co-Chair of the Festival of Trees.  She organized the Penn State Retirees Luncheon Group and volunteered for many years for McKeesport International Village.

 
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Lynn Kopa Dull

July 08, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Lynn Kopa Dull, age 56 of Leechburg, died Sunday, July 7, 2019.  She was born in Homestead, PA, on September 1, 1962.  She is the daughter of the late George M. and Jean M. Koehler Kopa.   She was the co-owner of Hillcrest Honey in Leechburg, and employed part-time at Nature’s Best.  She is also a member of the Leechburg Moose.

 
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William Donald Link

July 05, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

William Donald Link, age 75, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  He was born in McKeesport on November 26, 1943 and is the son of the late Wilmer and Ruth Considine Link.  He was employed as a taxi driver in Denver, Colorado for many years eventually retiring back in McKeesport.  He enjoyed reading and trivia pursuit.  He was very knowledgeable and knew the lyrics to many songs. 

He is survived by children, Patrick Henry Link of Castle Rock, Colorado and Penny Leigh (Toby) Hoenshell of Parker, Colorado; grandchild Baleigh Kai Hoenshell; siblings, Richard John (Marlene) Link of California, Pennsylvania, Nancy Ruth Zmugg of Denver, Colorado, Thomas Martin (Nancy) Link of Mt. Lebanon, Mary Lou (Louis) Mazure of Fayetteville, Georgia, Kathryn Ann (Stephen) Petro of Kamiah, Idaho, Patricia Louise (Stephen) Foster of Baldwin;  many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, 1 great-great niece and 1 great-great nephew.

Services were held at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177).  To share a memory or condolence, visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 


Adrienne Ann Kapisak

July 01, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Adrienne Ann Kapisak of Greensburg, formerly of Port Vue and White Oak, died Sunday, June 30, 2019. She was born in McKeesport, PA on June 25, 1943 and is the daughter of the late John and Anna Pribish Kapisak.  She is survived by cousins and friends.

She graduated from McKeesport Hight School, Class of 1961, the Indiana University of PA with a BS in Ed., and received her M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh. Adrienne pursued further education during her teaching career though National Science Foundation grants at various schools throughout the United States.

 
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Marjorie June Glancy Brannan

June 30, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Marjorie June Glancy Brannan, age 93, of N. Versailles, PA, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, June 29, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Raymond V. and Harriet Murphy Glancy and was born in Gallitzin, PA on July 6, 1925.

She was married for 53 years to the late Edward J. Brannan who died January 29, 2002. She is survived by her children, Kenneth (Rhonda) Brannan of Annapolis, MD; Robert (the late Sheree) Brannan of Pasadena, MD; Maureen (the late Andrew) Ryan of Wall, PA; Lorraine (Gene) Rizzo of N. Versailles; Bernadette (David) Galinskie of Shiremanstown, PA; Christine (Michael) Reed of Chapel Hill, NC; grandchildren, Andrea Murajda; Jonathan (Emily) Brannnan; Elaine (Dan) Fisher; Vincent Brannan; Ellen (Craig) Wilson; Emmalynn Galinskie; Lucas Reed; Elise Galinskie; Kaitlyn Reed. Also, great grandchild, Layla Wilson and step grandson, Jay (Aimee) Murphy; step great-grandchildren, Kate and Sarah Murphy and sisters; Dolores Sylvestor of Columbia, S. Carolina, Romaine (Joseph) Boley of Hollidaysburg, PA and many loving and caring nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers-in-law, Virginia and Walter Buck and Betty and Howard Anstead.

Marjorie graduated in 1943 as a Registered Nurse from Ohio Valley General Hospital and continued as an employee. While raising her children she was employed by McKeesport Hospital and the former Columbia Hospital located in Wilkinsburg. She was very active in volunteering for her children’s school and church, St. Robert Bellarmine. She was involved with the Girls Scouts of Western PA while serving as a leader for over 25 years and then serving on the Catholic Committee on Scouting for more than 40 years. Marjorie also volunteered for many years at St. Peter’s Child Development Center working with special needs children. She volunteered for the East Allegheny Meals-On-Wheels well into her nineties.

 
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Elizabeth "Betty" Lindahl

June 26, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Elizabeth "Betty" Lindahl, age 88 of Marion, Texas, formerly of White Oak, entered eternal life on Sunday, June 23, 2019.  She was born May 2, 1931 in Versailles Boro, the daughter of the late John and Bertha Nemeth Bunda and the wife of the late Robert Harold Lindahl.  She was a banquet hostess employed by the Palace Inn Restaurant for many years. Betty was also a graduate of McKeesport High School, Class of 1949.  Betty was always an active member of her church, McKeesport Presbyterian and Immanuel United Presbyterian. She was a loving animal advocate and rescue supporter who very much loved her dogs, Daisy and Pearlie. Betty loved to cross-stitch, cultivate flowers and work puzzles in her spare time. Those she leaves behind will most remember her for her love of God and family. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, neighbor, friend and wife and will be truly missed by all.  She is survived by daughters, Valerie L. (Larry C.) Moore of Marion, Texas and Michelle Lindahl of Orlando, Florida; granddaughter, Elizabeth Leslie Moore of Marion, Texas; nephews, Charles Beres of Pfafftown, North Carolina and Martin Beres of Ottawa, Canada. She is preceded in death by her 12 siblings.  Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Service, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-617 on Friday, June 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 1:00 PM with Pastor Jim Leuenberger officiating.  Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfunerslhomes.com.

 


Marjorie E. Petkus

June 20, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Marjorie E. Petkus, age 89, of Pitcairn, died Thursday, June 20, 2019. She was born on June 17, 1930 in Pitcairn, the daughter of the late Charles and Edna Dent Waite.

She is survived by her husband; George Petkus, and daughters; Sandi Petkus of Indiana, PA, Beverly Cechman of Pitcairn; son-in-law, Kenneth Cechman of Pitcairn; and sister-in-law, Helen Waite of Turtle Creek.

Services were held at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor  412-678-6177). To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 


John E. Chlystek

June 17, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

John E. Chlystek, age 90, of McKeesport, died Saturday, June 15, 2019. He was born June 1, 1929 in McKeesport, the son of the late Adam and Cecilia Weron Chlystek, and was the husband of the late Georgetta Craine Chlystek. John served in the United States Army during the Korean War and retired from McKeesport’s former Fort Pitt Steel Casting Company.

He is survived by his daughters; Patty Smith of Myrtle, SC, Cathy (Bob) McCort of Blairsville, and Tammy (Lou) Warman of McKeesport; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor  412-678-6177) on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 10:00 am until the time of service at noon. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow.

To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 


William A. Fawcett

June 15, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

William A. Fawcett, age 61 of White Oak, died Friday, June 14, 2019. He was born June 3, 1958 in McKeesport, the son of the late Morrell L. and T. Arlene Roberts Fawcett. Bill worked as an equipment operator for White Oak Borough for 38 years until his retirement. 

 
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Catherine D. Yurechko

June 13, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Catherine D. Yurechko, age 90, of White Oak, died Thursday, June 13, 2019.  She was born in Pittsburgh on September 15, 1928 and is the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Bernat Mirarchi and the wife of the late John A. Yurechko.   Catherine was employed at Magee Women’s Hospital for many years before leaving to start her own family.  She was a member of St. Angela Merici Church and was involved in the White Oak Athletic Association when her children were young. 

 
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David Hubert Scott

June 04, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

David Hubert Scott, age 67, of North Versailles, died Monday, June 3, 2019.  He was born in McKeesport on July 8, 1951 and is the son of the late Hubert W. and Dorothy Emma Prezel Scott.  He served in the Marines during the Vietnam war.  He was a chef at Robert Morris University and at Parkhurst Dining in Pittsburgh.

He is survived by his wife, Holly McFarland Scott of McKeesport; sisters, Dorothy “Dolly” (Rich) Loughner of Greensburg, Pat (Bill) Rugh of N. Versailles, Evelyn (George) Velardo of Versailles, Janet Kostic of Madison; also beloved nieces and nephews. 

Friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, (412 678 6177) on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 3:00 until 8:00 pm.  Services will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Noon in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Kirk Albrecht officiating.  Burial will follow. To share a memory or condolence, visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 


Domenico Consales

May 28, 2019 |

By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Domenico Consales, 89, of White Oak, died Monday, May 27, 2019.  He emigrated in 1963 from his birthplace of Mondragone, Italy, where he was born on March 14, 1930.  He was the oldest offspring and only son of the late Salvatore Consales and Matilde Del Prete.  

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Michelina (d'Aiello) Consales and daughter Matilde of White Oak.  He is also survived by sisters; Vittoria Consales of Rome, Italy, and Maria Consales of Caserta, Italy, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Carmela.  

In Italy, he worked in agriculture with his family from a very young age, and for many years.  In the United States, he began working in shipping and packing for Berarducci Brothers.  He was a welder at Reliance Steel in Christy Park, a machinist for Westinghouse Airbrake, and a guard at Kane in McKeesport.

He was a member of St. Angela Merici Church.  He was known for being a very strong-willed, anxious, independent, neat, organized, and frugal man.  He told many stories of his beloved Italy.  He loved to walk, read, sunbathe, garden, and bake bread, all while being very much a homebody.  He could build or fix anything for the home from scratch, often with impressive detail.  He enjoyed desserts and Italian music.  He was a devoted husband and dedicated father.  He was a thoughtful brother, and caring and affectionate uncle who loved talking to and being with his family.  

Friends and family will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (412-678-6177) on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00am until 12:00pm.  A mass of Christian burial will follow at St. Angela Merici church, 1640 Fawcett Avenue, White Oak, PA 15131 at 12:30pm. Entombment will follow. 

 

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