A free service provided by your local funeral professionals and The Tube City Almanac, your independent, non-profit news source.

McKeesport Area News from Tube City Almanac


Advertising

This service is supported by donations and advertising. To advertise here, call (412) 614-9659 or email McKeesportObituaries@gmail.com.


Mary Jane "Janie" Kratzenberg-Senn

January 20, 2020 |

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

Mary Jane "Janie" Kratzenberg-Senn, 72 of West Mifflin, PA died January 18, 2020.  She was born August 16, 1947 to the late Jacob and Genevieve Ann Weber Kratzenberg.  Ms. Senn was preceded in death by her brothers Junior, Jack, Chuck and Don Bowers, Bud and Jimmy Kratzenberg and sisters Elsie, Toots, Lucille and Mary Victoria Kratzenberg.  She enjoyed researching and tracking family history.  She especially loved to visit the cemetery where her family is buried and tending to the upkeep of the graves.

 
Read More


Jeffrey Alan Darragh

January 20, 2020 |

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

Jeffery Alan Darragh, age 67, of White Oak, formally of Penn Boro, died January 13, 2020.  He was born in Greensburg on June 24, 1952 and is the son of the late Donald and Dorothy Linsenbigler Darragh. He was retired from USS Clairton Works, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing and was a member of the Penn Rod Gun Club, a lifetime member of the Penn Boro Fire Department., and a former Mayor of Penn Boro.

 
Read More


Shirley C. Turocy

January 06, 2020 |

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

Shirley C. Turocy, age 85, of Altamonte Springs, Florida, formerly of White Oak, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. She was born in Indiana County, PA and is the daughter of the late Dale and Alice O’Harrah McQuiston. She is the wife of the late Albert R. Turocy, the mother of the late Richard Turocy and sister of the late Marion Brozosky, Harold McQuiston and Mildred Burgado.

She was a former member of Sampson’s Mills Presbyterian Church, employed at Westinghouse Air Brake, worked in retail at Gimbels, Sears and Rite Aid and was a lunch aid at Francis McClure Junior High School. She is survived by her son David A. Turocy of Longwood, Florida and daughter Maryalice (Daniel) Bendick of White Oak, and grandchildren Shelby and Timothy Bendick and many nieces and nephews.

 Family and 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 Wed., January 8, 2020 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow.

 


Patsy Jane Harbert

January 05, 2020 |

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

Patsy Jane Harbert, of E. McKeesport, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on Oct. 12, 1947 and is the daughter of the late Walter J. and Elizabeth Beeler Sherman. She was employed in the Deli department at Kroger’s in N. Versailles, Giant Eagle at Eastland, Foodland in N. Versailles and then Giant Eagle in N. Versailles.

 
Read More


Dolores LaVonne Corron

January 02, 2020 |

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

Dolores LaVonne Corron, age 90 of Dennison, Ohio, formerly of Elizabeth Township, died on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.  She was born in Buena Vista on January 15, 1929 and is the daughter of the late Austin L. and Frances A. Buser Brown and the wife of the late Albert H. Corron.  She was employed as a bank teller then later retired from Allegheny County Election Department.

 
Read More


Timothy D. Mitchell

December 31, 2019 |

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

Timothy D. Mitchell, age 77, of Glassport, died Monday, December 23, 2019.  He was born in McKeesport on August 15, 1942 and is the son of the late Aziz and Margaret Miklos Mitchell. 

He served in the US Marine Corp during the Vietnam Era then worked at the former Bucyrus Erie Plant in Glassport for many years. 

He is survived by his brothers, David (Linda) Mitchell of Lawrenceville, Georgia and Jonathan Mitchell of Glassport.

Services were held at the Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Funeral Home of McKeesport, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-6191).

To share a memory or condolence visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 


Aiden Mason Rugh

December 27, 2019 |

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

You will forever be in our hearts and in our lives.  Aiden Mason Rugh came into our lives on August 18, 2019 with little blue lines.  He lived for 23 weeks and 6 days.  On December 20, 2019 we were given the news that he was no longer with us.  Aiden graced this world on December 21, 2019 at 9:47 pm.  He weighed in at exactly 10 oz. and was 9.5 in. tall.

He will be forever loved and remembered by his family: his mother, Lisa; his father, William; his 2 big brothers, Kaleb and Sebastian as well as his loving grandparents, William and Patty, Rebecca and Douglas, and Aiden’s Aunt Heather and Uncle Greg, and his Uncle Patrick.

Family services were held at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177).

 
Read More


Sandra Jeanne Grivna

December 27, 2019 |

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

Sandra Jeanne Grivna, age 79, of Henderson, Nevada (since 2012), formerly of Monroeville, PA, died Dec. 15, 2019. She was born in McKeesport, PA on February 18, 1940 and is the daughter of the late Eugene and Annette B. Skoczylas Molnar. She is the wife of the late Lawrence F. Grivna who died in 2000.

 
Read More


Dawn Ann Brown

December 24, 2019 |

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

Dawn Ann Brown, age 76, of McKeesport died Monday, December 23, 2019.  She was born in Elizabeth Twp. on August 10, 1943 and is the daughter of the late John E. and Garnet Gash Brown.  She retired from the Country Club Tavern in Greenock after many years and was a huge Pittsburgh Pirates fan.

 
Read More


Michael Kerwin

December 24, 2019 |

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

Michael Kerwin, age 71, of McKeesport died Sunday, December 22, 2019.  He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey on December 4, 1948 and is the son of the late Robert Kerwin and the late Mary Ford Killfoile.   He was an Army veteran serving during the Vietnam Era.  He later worked as a taxicab driver.  He was a member of the Millvale VFW, enjoyed reading the bible and loved flowers and nature.

 
Read More


Virginia C. Cingle

December 21, 2019 |

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

Virginia C. Cingle, age 90, of Charleroi, formerly from McKeesport, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.  She was born in Blairsville on August 9, 1929 and is the daughter of the late Donato and Jennie Larusso Cresanta and the wife of the late John J. Cingle.  Virginia was employed for 35 years at the former Royal Cleaners on West Fifth Avenue in McKeesport.

 
Read More


Cedric Mack

December 20, 2019 |

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

Cedric Mack, age 41, of Duquesne, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019. He was born on April 25, 1978 and is the son of Sharon (Freeman) Mack of Duquesne and the late John Love.

He is survived by his Loving mother, stepfather; Allen Freeman, children; Destiny Turner, Mariah, Jazmyne, Cedric, Jr., and John’nasya Mack, brothers; Joseph Mack, and Tywuan Cook, many nieces, nephews, and cousins, and his close friends Dano and Tyheed.

 
Read More


Nadine Ann Mohlman

December 17, 2019 |

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

Nadine Ann Mohlman, age 92, died Sunday, December 15, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on October 3, 1927, in McKeesport. She was preceded in death by her mother; Stella C. Freeman, husband; Thomas R. Mohlman, and brother Jack J. Freeman.

Nadine is survived by her loving daughters Samye (Bob) Pinter, Carrie List, Jackie Moore and Patty Brenneman “adopted daughter by heart”.  Her grandchildren; Sharmaine (Dan) Burns, Jeff (Bobbie) List, Sherry (Bob) Swauger, Sheila (John) Haut, Beverly (Dave Tresky) Jones, Kelly Moore, Star (Gil) Allison. Her great-grandchildren;  Dylan Rupert; Shawn Michael, Ricki and Brett Jones, Courtney and Danielle List; Johnny and Brianna Haut; Karissa and Kylie Allison; Blake and Tyler Swauger; Joe (Becca) Burns; Michael (Kristen) Burns; Samantha Allison; Maddie Tresky , and her great-great-grandchildren; Olivia, Jayson, Hunter, Beau, and Hudson Burns.   Also, survived by her nieces and nephews; Stephanny (Scott)  Ryann, Evann McDowell, Samuel (Sandra), Jackson Freeman, Cousin Lois “Elaine” Herskovitz.

 
Read More


JoAnn Eisele

December 14, 2019 |

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

JoAnn Eisele, age 83, of McKeesport, formally of North Versailles, died on December 13, 2019. She was born in Morgantown, WV on November 21, 1936 and is the daughter of the late Hobert and Opal McCartney Hennessey. She was a long-time member of Christy Park United Methodist Church where she enjoyed being a part of the choir, and a devoted member to the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport. JoAnn worked, with her late husband John, at the former Wiltshire Poultry Farm for several years.

She is survived by her loving son John W. (Pam) Eisele Jr. of McKeesport; loving grandchildren, Nadine Eisele, Erica and Angeline Bottger, Kelly Stanich and Kari Hurley; great grandchildren Austin, Max and Benjamin. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Bottger, siblings; Maxine (Steve) Bill, Marie (Jim) Smith and James (Martha) Hennessey.

 
Read More


Geracimos "Jerry" D. Hionis

December 13, 2019 |

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

Geracimos “Jerry” D. Hionis, age 88, of White Oak, fell asleep peacefully with the Lord on December 13, 2019 at home surrounded by his beloved family.  He was born in Kefalonia, Greece on March 27, 1931 and is the son of the late Dennis and Theodora Yakoumatos Hionis.  Although he endured poverty and war, the great earthquake of 1953 which destroyed most of the island, was the main reason he came to the United States for a better life.  Jerry was employed at US Steel in Homestead and was a painter in his spare time.  He has been a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in White Oak which he eagerly assisted many others in building the church.   He was the life of the party, and was known for his zest for life, his generosity for helping others, sense of humor and a passion for hunting and his yearly trips to Greece.

 
Read More