Carolyn C. Leech

March 17, 2018 |

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Carolyn C. Leech, age 75 of McKeesport, died March 16, 2018. She was born February 6, 1943 in Dawson, PA, the daughter of the late Joseph and Harriett Culler Burec, and wife of the late James N. Leech. She was preceded in death by her daughter Kathryn Reeves.

 
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Helaine J. Phillips

March 12, 2018 |

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Helaine J. Phillips, age 78, of White Oak, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. She was born in Pittsburgh on September 9, 1939 and is the daughter of the late Marian R. Michael Ferraro Wotherspoon and Anthony Ferraro, and wife of the late Jon Phillips. Helaine was employed by PA Coach Lines for years where she held numerous different jobs. She was a driver, a dispatcher, a bookkeeper, worked in payroll and was a school bus monitor. She was a member of Corpus Christi Church and was past president of the Christian Mothers Rosary Society and the Prayer Shawl Ministry.

 
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Edward J. Vojtek

March 12, 2018 |

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Edward J. Vojtek, age 89 of West Mifflin, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. He was born in McKeesport, the son of the late John and Agnes Vojtek, Sr., and husband of the late Phyllis Gray Vojtek. Edward served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Alaska. He worked as a press operator for GM in West Mifflin until his retirement. Edward loved hunting, was an avid trap shooter and belonged to several gun clubs. He is survived by his daughter Donna (John) Nixon of Mansfield, Ohio, granddaughter Erin (Dean) Pontikos of Brecksville, Ohio, 2 great grandsons, William and Johnny, and brother Albert (Martha) Vojtek of Fort Gratoit, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his brother John Jr., and sister Emma Mehalik.

 
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Helaine J. Phillips

March 08, 2018 |

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Helaine J. Phillips, age 78, of White Oak, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. She was born in Pittsburgh on September 9, 1939 and is the daughter of the late Marian R. Michael Ferraro Wotherspoon and Anthony Ferraro, and wife of the late Jon Phillips. Helaine was employed by PA Coach Lines for years where she held numerous different jobs. She was a driver, a dispatcher, a bookkeeper, worked in payroll and was a school bus monitor. She was a member of Corpus Christi Church and was past president of the Christian Mothers Rosary Society and the Prayer Shawl Ministry.

 
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Russell V. Babeo, Jr.

March 07, 2018 |

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Russell V. Babeo, Jr., age 49, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. He was born in Pittsburgh on August 29, 1968 and is the son of Marjorie D. Meyers Babeo of N. Huntingdon and the late Russell V. Babeo, Sr. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sons, Vincent Peter and Tanner Alden Babeo of North Huntingdon. 

 
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Beverly Williams

March 07, 2018 |

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Beverly Williams, age 71 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. She was born in McKeesport on May 24, 1946 and was the daughter of the late Elmer J. Pastories and the late Lottie Domino Pastories Yednak and wife of the late David H. Williams.  She was retired from UPMC McKeesport as a dietary aide, a welder at Advanced Metallurgy Inc., worked at Renzie Mini Mart, a Deli worker at Shop N Save in Olympia Shopping Plaza and a cook at Tillies Restaurant.

 
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Luncinda "Luci" Jane Tritt

March 02, 2018 |

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Lucinda “Luci” Jane Tritt, age 56 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  She was born in Columbus Ohio on March 24, 1961 and was the daughter of the late Geraldine Covalt Tritt.  Luci was employed by PEER Network Warm Line for 4 years and had great empathy for people who needed to have a sympathetic ear.  She was deeply loved for her warmth and humor.                                             

 
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Charles W. "Chuck" Burke

March 01, 2018 |

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Charles W. Burke, age 60 of White Oak, died Thursday, March 1, 2018. He was born January 31, 1958 in McKeesport, the son of the late Charles L. and Jean Surovy Burke. Chuck was an auto mechanic at Graham’s Service Station and then worked for Tennant for 33 years as a supervisor and trainer. He lived a full life, loved his beagles, lumberjacking, and timber sports.

 
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Dr. James Vincent Bonessi

March 01, 2018 |

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James Vincent Bonessi, M.D., age 89, of Mt. Lebanon, formerly of White Oak and Elizabeth Twp., died Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  He was born in Chester, West Virginia on August 17, 1928 and is the son of the late James and Elizabeth Fiala Bonessi.

 

 
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Linda Marie Polakovic

March 01, 2018 |

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Linda Marie Polakovic, age 55 of Baldwin, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018. She was born in McKeesport on November 18, 1962, the daughter of Michael and Mary Nabuda Polakovic. Linda was employed as a Direct Care Assistant for Partners for Quality, Inc. and was a member of Holy Trinity Church of McKeesport.

 
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Emma B. Sabo

February 25, 2018 |

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Emma B. Sabo, age 93 of Liberty Borough, died Saturday, February 24, 2018.  She was born September 10, 1924 in Cecil, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Charles and Daisy Roadman Boyd and the wife of the late George Sabo, Sr.  She was a member of St. Mark Parish in Liberty Borough and their Christian mothers.  She was captain of the bowling team at the former Ryan’s Duck Pin Lanes in Liberty Borough. Emma enjoyed baking, cooking and crafting.

 
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Elizabeth B. Bodenhemier

February 24, 2018 |

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Elizabeth B. Bodenhemier, age 85 of West Mifflin, died Thursday, February 22, 2018. She was born December 31, 1932 in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late Michael R. and Anna Komar Michalik, and wife of the late John L. Bodenhemier.

 
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Larry Joseph "L.J." Swiech

February 20, 2018 |

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Larry Joseph “L.J.” Swiech, age 64 of Dravosburg, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  He was born June 7, 1953 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Vincent L. and Florence A. Zabaglo Swiech.  Larry was a freelance artist who loved working with stained glass and digital art. He was a member of the Visual Art Alliance of Austin, Texas and the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, also known as the Pittsburgh Artists Guild.

 
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Edward J. Vojtek

February 19, 2018 |

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Edward J. Vojtek, age 89 of West Mifflin, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. He was born in McKeesport, the son of the late John and Agnes Vojtek, Sr., and husband of the late Phyllis Gray Vojtek. Edward served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Alaska. He worked as a press operator for GM in West Mifflin until his retirement. Edward loved hunting, was an avid trap shooter and belonged to several gun clubs. He is survived by his daughter Donna (John) Nixon of Mansfield, Ohio, granddaughter Erin (Dean) Pontikos of Brecksville, Ohio, 2 great grandsons, William and Johnny, and brother Albert (Martha) Vojtek of Fort Gratoit, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his brother John Jr., and sister Emma Mehalik.

 
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George Abraham Lucky

February 19, 2018 |

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George Abraham Lucky, age 86 of White Oak, died Sunday, February 18, 2018. He was born in Flat, Texas on February 18, 1932, the son of the late David and Florence Posey Lucky. George served in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War and worked as an engineer for Westinghouse until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of the White Oak American Legion Post 701 and loved working with computers.

 
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