Alvin Jeffrey Abels

February 25, 2019 |

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Alvin Jeffrey Abels, age 65 of Dravosburg, died Saturday, February 23, 2019. He was born March 9, 1953 in McKeesport, the son of the late Alvin C. and Shirley L. Allan Abels. He graduated from McKeesport High School class of 1971, Was a member of the Dravosburg Fire Hall and West Newton Gun Club. His favorite past times were fishing and hunting. He loved spending time outside walking through woods and fields with his beloved dog Stymie. He was a lifelong fan of the Steelers, Penquins and Pirates.

 
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Julia Kuzio

February 24, 2019 |

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Julia “Julie” Kuzio, age 93 of Liberty Borough died Saturday, February 23, 2019. She was born January 1, 1926 in Glassport, the daughter of the late Demetro and Katherine Nestor Chocinsky. She worked for and retired from A&P Grocery Stores and was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, McKeesport. 

 
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Mary Barbara Whitney

February 22, 2019 |

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Mary Barbara Whitney, age 78 of Adrian, PA, died Thursday, February 21, 2019. She was born July 22, 1940 in Monongahela, the daughter of the late Harry and Rita McKitrick Biddle, and is the wife of the late William Whitney. Barb and her husband worked for the Striffler family for many years. She was a member of the American Legion Post 325 and ladies auxiliary in Cowansville, PA, past president of Easter Seals auxiliary, and a member of the River’s Edge Quilting Club. She is survived by her daughters, Shari Whitney of Boston, PA, Beth Ann (Tim) Flaherty of McKeesport; sons, William (Cherlyn) Whitney, Jr. of Moss Point, Mississippi, Rich Whitney of N. Versailles, Mike Whitney of Liberty Borough; sisters, Bernadette Goldie of Glassport, Patricia Adami of Columbus, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Barbara was preceded in death by her daughter Patty Sue.

 
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Katherine A. Clay

February 21, 2019 |

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Katherine A. Clay, age 94, of McKeesport, died February 21, 2019. She was born in Wilmington, Delaware on October 8, 1924 to the late Matthew and Margaret Lucy Sullivan. She is preceded in death by her husband, the late William F. Clay and her daughter, the late Margaret Mary “Maggie” Clay. She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish for many years and was a retired intake coordinator from Mon Yough Community Mental Health Services of McKeesport. She enjoyed going to the gym every day, but she loved spending time with her family more.

She is survived by her sons; W. Matthew “Matt” (Donna) Clay of Greensburg, Michael (Lori) Clay of White Oak, and Robert (Margaret) Clay of West Mifflin; grandchildren; William Russin (Vivian) Clay, Katherine Jean (Phillip) Horrell, Rick Blose, Jacy Keenan, Tara (Eric Castaneda) Clay, Lindsay Nicole Clay, and Natalie Ann (Robert) Adams; great grandchildren, Phillip, Alex, Daniela, Cruz, Vada, and Nolan.

Friends and family will be received at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday 10 am at Corpus Christi Parish, 2515 Versailles Ave., McKeesport, PA 15132. Burial will follow. To share a memory or condolence visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Jean (Martin) Dewey

February 20, 2019 |

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Jean (Martin) Dewey of Virginia Beach, VA, died February 18, 2019. Ain’t no grave, gonna hold me down!

On December 2, 1933, she was born in McKeesport, PA to Agnes and James Martin. Married for 55 years to husband, Jerry, who preceded her in death in 2012, they moved between Pittsburgh, PA; Fairmont, WV; and Toledo, OH - raising their four girls (Bobbi Case, Nancy Grice, Jeri Lee Edwards, Robyn Card) and one boy (Marty Dewey) - before settling in Virginia Beach in 1979. While in Pittsburgh, she held several administrative jobs. Following in her mother's footsteps, she was drawn to the medical field. She worked in hospitals in Toledo and Virginia Beach, spending 24 years at Virginia Beach General, and 6 more years at Sentara before retiring. 

 
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Carol Ann Devlin

February 19, 2019 |

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Carol Ann Devlin, age 70 of Glassport, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019. She was born January 14, 1949 in McKeesport, daughter of the late Otto and Margaret Kepich Gross. Carol was a retired school bus driver for PA Coach. She loved fishing and camping at Madison KOA with her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter Amy Harris of Glassport; sisters, Evelyn (William) Riley of North Huntingdon, Patty Warren of Ambridge; brother, Richard (the late Mary Ann), and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Elizabeth R. Maglicco

February 18, 2019 |

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Elizabeth R. Maglicco, age 82 of McKeesport, died Monday, February 18, 2019. She was born on January 27, 1937 in Scottdale, PA and is the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Anna Ritenour Morgan. She was the wife of the late William J. Maglicco. She was employed as a Nurse’s Aide at UPMC McKeesport until her retirement in 1995. She was a member of Teamsters Local #205, a member of Corpus Christi Church, loved watching old classic movies, baseball, football, and truly loved her dog, Sweeny.

 
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Dawn McFarlin

February 18, 2019 |

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Dawn McFarlin, age 52, of McKeesport, died February 15, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Bryn Mawr, Chester County, PA on August 3, 1966 and is the daughter of the late George Warnett and the late Patricia Harting Warnett. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey McFarlin; children, Christopher Formica, Jr. of Downington, PA; Taylor McFarlin of McKeesport; Noel McFarlin of McKeesport; Venessa McFarlin-Wise of Atglen, PA; uncle, Donald Warnett of Manhattan, New York; and her dogs, Jackson and Bisquit who she loved dearly. 

 
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Matthew R. McWilliams

February 11, 2019 |

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Matthew Ryan McWilliams, age 36 of McKeesport, died Monday, February 11, 2019.  He was born on September 27, 1982 in McKeesport, the son of Russell L. and Patricia Lewicki McWilliams. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Russell P. McWilliams of McKeesport, James M. (Tara) McWilliams of Mt. Lebanon, Brian J. McWilliams of McKeesport; nephews, Michael, Brandon, Ryan and Aidan McWilliams; niece, Natalie McWilliams; godparents, Ron (Irma) Lowicki and Marsha (Wayne) Banks; and many, many loving aunts and uncles.

He was a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers. He also enjoyed the casino and WWE Wresting. He was so excited on the return of John Cena.  Uncle Ron and Aunt Irma took him to many of his favorite events.  

 
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Linda Bishoff

February 11, 2019 |

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Linda Bishoff, age 77, of White Oak, died on Saturday, February 9, 2019. She was born in McKeesport on January 21, 1942 and is the daughter of the late Fred Evert and Wanda Mazurek Swanson. She is survived by her sister; Nancy Swanson of White Oak.

 
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Jacqueline Odenthal

February 06, 2019 |

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Jacqueline Odenthal, age 75, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.  She was born in McKeesport on Dec. 28, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Howard and Anne Rascher Odenthal.  She was a computer programmer and system analyst for various companies over the years starting at G.C. Murphy store in McKeesport, then Mesta Machine in Homestead, Mellon Stuart Company in Pittsburgh and the former Three Rivers Bank.  She was a huge dog lover, enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, crocheting and watching Pittsburgh sports teams, especially the Penquins.  She is survived by her brothers, Howard “Buck” (Karen) Odenthal of West Mifflin and Mark (Lori) Odenthal of Shippenvlle; niece, Jennifer (Mark) Varga and their children, Zach and Lexi (Ian Kessler); nephews, Jeffrey Odenthal and his son Alex; Eric (Sonya Suntsova) Odenthal and Steven (Ilia Lopez) Odenthal; and her loving dog, Chika.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 10 am until 11 am at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177).  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 am at Corpus Christi Church, 2515 Versailles Ave., McKeesport, PA  15132.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s German Cemetery in McKeesport. To share a memory or online condolence, please vsit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.

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Thomas Anderson

February 05, 2019 |

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Thomas Anderson, age 52, of Boston, PA, died on Sunday, February 3, 2019. He was born in Pittsburgh on September 13, 1966 and is the son of the late James and Marcella Newbauer Anderson. He was raised by his foster parents, the late Joseph and Lillian Edwards. Thomas served in the U.S. Army during the Gulf War and later worked at United States Steel in McKeesport. 

 
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James Joseph Jordan

February 05, 2019 |

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James Joseph Jordan, age 88, of White Oak, died on Friday, February 1, 2019. He was born in McKeesport on February 7, 1930 and is the son of the late Frank D. and Anna C. Regal Jordan. He served in the U.S. Army and was self-employed his entire life in the automotive industry. He owned a jeep dealership, auto repair shop, automotive body shop, tire shop, towing company, and an ambulance service company.

 

 

 
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Robert Joseph Marino

February 04, 2019 |

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Robert Joseph Marino, age 63, of McKeesport, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. He was born in McKeesport on April 17, 1955 and was the son of the late John and Theresa Walman Marino.

Bobby previously worked at USS, was in construction, spent approximately 34 years in sales and management in the car industry and most recently was a salesman for Hot Metal Harley Davidson in West Mifflin.

 
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Nicholas Mellinger

February 02, 2019 |

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Nicholas Mellinger, age 27, of White Oak, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.  He was born in Pittsburgh, on July 28, 1991 and is the son of Patricia L. (Sinicki) Mellinger of McKeesport and William Mellinger of White Oak.  He was formerly employed as a metal fabricator.   

In addition to his parents he is survived by brothers, Regis Mellinger of McKeesport, Billy Mellinger and Andy Mellinger both of White Oak; maternal grandfather, Robert (Patricia) Sinicki of Pittsburgh; paternal grandmother, Carolyn (Cannon) Ivaska of White Oak; and also loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends; 

He is preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Lorraine M. (Schuessler) Sinicki and paternal grandfather, Regis Beighley.

 
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