Elizabeth M. Bishover

September 08, 2016 |

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Elizabeth M. Bishover, age 90 of McKeesport, died Thursday, September 8, 2016.  She was born in Morgantown, W.Virginia on May 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Doy and Versie (Saffle) Herron and wife of the late John Bishover.  Elizabeth retired from Kane Regional Center, McKeesport where she worked as a nurse’s aide. She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church in McKeesport.  She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Robert Doria) Dettore of Smock, PA; grandson, R. Scott (Beverly) Dettore of Belle Vernon; great grandchildren, Kayla, Brooke and Zach. She was predeceased by her siblings Ray Herron, Hazel Messenger and Gene Rose.
Friends will be received on Sunday, September 11th from 2-4 and 6-8 at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177.  Services will be held Monday at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. William B. Heaton officiating.  Burial will follow. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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William T. Pomaibo

September 05, 2016 |

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William T. Pomaibo, age 89, of West Mifflin died September 5, 2016. He was born in Port Vue on March 15, 1927 and is the son of the late Michael and Mary Kyne Pomaibo and husband of the late Margaret (Miskanic) Pomaibo. William retired from Westinghouse Electric where he worked as a layout man. He served in the Army during WWII and was a guard at the Nuremberg trials. He was also a member of the West Mifflin Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by daughter, Cheri (Rich) Antoncic of Port Vue; son, Brian (Kim) Pomaibo of West Mifflin; grandchildren, Rob (Annette) Snyder of Duquesne, Karrie Munz of Duquesne, Haley Pomaibo of West Mifflin, Erin Negrette of N. Huntingdon and Jamie Versetti of West Mifflin also 6 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by son, William T. Pomaibo, Jr., siblings, Maryann Doughtery, Dolores Smitko, Susan DeFelice, Shirley Karlovsky and Michael Pomaibo. 
The family would like to thank the Anlauf family and staff of The Palms and Gina and Janet of Caring Hospice. Friends will be received at the Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Co. Funeral Home, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA (412-678-6191) on Tuesday, September 6th from 4pm- 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed. 10 am in Saint Hedwig Church with Father Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Anthony A. Brooks

September 04, 2016 |

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Anthony A. Brooks, age 87 of N. Huntingdon, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born on Aug. 16, 1929, the son of the late Walter and Julia (Kuttles) Brooks and husband of the late Virginia D’Antonio. Anthony retired from National Tube US Steel where he was a foreman. He was a member of White Oak American Legion, the McKeesport Gun Club, Renzie Seniors, and attended Life Span in Versailles often. He also loved to golf and bowl. He is survived by sons Kirk (Mary) Brooks of Ruffsdale, PA, Eric Brooks of Seattle, WA; sister Pearl (Edward) Stanko of N. Versailles; also 4 grandchildren. Friends will be received on Friday, September 9th from 11-2 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor) 412-678-6177 where a blessing service will be held at 2 pm. Burial will follow. Family requests no floral tributes. Remembrances may be made to the White Oak American Legion, Capitol St. or St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Ledger St., N. Huntingdon, PA. Condolences may be made to www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Robert L. Gogo, Jr.

September 04, 2016 |

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Robert L. Gogo, Jr., age 40, of Duquesne, died September 3, 2016. He was born in McKeesport on March 30, 1976 and is the son of Robert L. and Cheryl A. Pearce Gogo of North Versailles. He was a full time police officer for the City of Duquesne since 2005, and a part time police officer in East McKeesport. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #91, the PNA Lodge #352 in McKeesport, and the Glassport Club 22. He loved boating and riding his motorcycle. He was a firefighter and EMT with the former Sunset Central Department in North Versailles.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son; Robert Lee Gogo, III, and his son’s mother, Jamie Dinkfelt with whom he resided, sisters; Jennifer (Rick) Martino of White Oak, Erin (Tony) Carr of North Huntingdon, nieces and nephews; Nicholas, Madison, Anthony, Caroline, and Julian.

Friends and family will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Tuesday September 6th from 6-8 pm and Wednesday September 7th from 2-8 pm (Fraternal Order of Police prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday September 8th at 9:30 am in Christ the Light of the World Church with Father Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Suzanne M. Balog

September 04, 2016 |

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Suzanne M. Balog, age 63 of McKeesport, died Saturday, September 3, 2016.

 
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Kenneth R. Logsdon

September 02, 2016 |

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Kenneth R. Logsdon, 61, of Coulter, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. He was born June 30, 1955, in McKeesport, the son of the late Kenneth D. and Alice V. (Kollar) Logsdon. Ken was self-employed in the carpet cleaning business for 20 years and was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church in North Versailles.

 
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Frances M. Skotnicki

August 29, 2016 |

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Frances M. Skotnicki, age 98 of White Oak, died Sunday, August 28, 2016 at her daughter, Terri’s home.

 
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Ella Mae Durkin

August 26, 2016 |

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Ella Mae Durkin, age 88 of West Mifflin, died Friday, August 26, 2016.  She was born in Homestead on May 20, 1928 and is the daughter of the late David and Ella Doerr McCanuel, and the wife of the late Matthew G. Durkin.  She was employed as Department Manager at Sears in West Mifflin until she retired; her favorite past time was reading her books.

 
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Rev. Stephen M. Chervenak, S.T.L., D.Min.

August 23, 2016 |

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Rev. Stephen M. Chervenak, S.T.L., D.Min., age 82, of White Oak, died Monday, August 22, 2016 at the Vincentian Home in Pittsburgh.  He was born in Homestead on July 30, 1934 and is the son the late Stephen and Mary Yuhas Chervenak.

He attended St. Ann/Fifth Ward Elementary School in Homestead and Homestead High School. He received his Doctor of Ministry from St. Mary Seminary in Baltimore, MD, his Bachelor of Arts from St. Vincent College in Labrobe in 1956 and Licentiate in Sacred Theology from St. Mary’s Seminary University in Baltimore, MD in 1960. He was ordained on March 25, 1960 by Bishop John Wright at St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh and was incardinated into the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

He was assigned as Parochial Vicar at St. Pius X Church in Pittsburgh from 1960 until 1965; St. Agatha Church in Bridgeville, as Parochial Vicar from 1965 until 1969; the Headmaster of St. Thomas High School from 1969 until 1972; He had a dual Administrator position at St. Januarius Church in Plum and at St. Anthony School in Oakmont from 1972 until 1975. He then served as Pastor of St. Angela Merici Church in White Oak from 1975 until 2009. Father Steve took a mini sabbatical at North American College in Europe in 2003 and returned as Administrator of St. Angela Merici Church until October 1, 2013 when he officially retired. 

He served as the Dean of the Mon Yough Deanery from 1991 until 1998 and then again from 2000 until 2009.  He also served as Confessor of the Sisters of the Divine Redeemer from 1986 until 2013 and again from 2014 until 2016.  Since 2014 until the present he served as the Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his siblings; Sr. Helen Chervenak of the Motherhouse Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in North Hills, Christine (the late William) Burdick of Stow, Ohio, Margaret (the late Donald) Vojtusak of Stow, Ohio and Dr. John (Judy) Chervenak of Paradise Valley, Arizona and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters and brothers in law; Mary and Albert Miller and Ann and William.

Friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 15131 on Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday from Noon until 4:00 p.m.  Friends will also be received Thursday evening at St. Angela Merici Church from 6:00 p.m until Vesper Services which will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Church with burial following at Calvary Cemetery, Pgh.  Remembrances may be made to St. Angela Merici Church, 1640 Fawcett Avenue, White Oak, 15131 or Vincentian Home, 111 Perrymont Road, Pgh., PA  15237. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Agnes P. Maranowski

August 19, 2016 |

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Agnes P. Maranowski, age 92 of N. Huntingdon, died Thursday, August 18, 2016.

 
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Jean Marie Tyszkiewicz

August 19, 2016 |

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Jean Marie Tyszkiewicz, age 89 of Port Vue, died on Friday, August 19, 2016.  She was born in Buffalo, New York on May 1, 1927 and is the daughter of the late Roland and Alice (Morton) Satterlee and wife of the late Felix Tyszkiewicz.

 
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Gertrude M. Chop

August 17, 2016 |

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Gertrude M. Chop, age 81 of White Oak, passed on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

 
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Mary I. Herr

August 15, 2016 |

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 Mary I. Herr, age 93, lived at Riverside Nursing Center, formerly from White Oak, beloved mother and grandmother, died Monday, August 15, 2016.  She was born in Lincoln Place on May 4, 1923 and is the daughter of the late Carlos and Laura (Perkins) Shannon.  She was employed at Teledyne Firth Sterling for 23 years until she retired; She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in McKeesport.  Mary was a bridge player, accomplished baker and loved crocheting.

 
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Frank H. Topper

August 04, 2016 |

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Frank H. Topper, age 62, of Avonmore, died Thursday, August 4, 2016.  He was born in Pittsburgh on August 6, 1953 and is the son of Helen Elizabeth (Limegrover) Gullion and the late Frank D. Topper.  He was employed at the Union Railroad until he retired.  He enjoyed farming at “Camp Pee in the Woods” and doting over his grandchildren.  He is survived by his son Fred (Beth) Topper of N. Huntingdon; daughter Shelley (Chris) Borcik of Lincoln Place; grandchildren, Brandon, Nathan, Jackson, Sara, and Lauren; brothers, David (Kathy) Topper of Level Green and the late Hayden (Kathleen) Topper of Turtle Creek; and sister, Anne (Fred) Berk of Denver, Co.

 
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Agnes S. Fitzpatrick

August 04, 2016 |

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Agnes S. Fitzpatrick, age 89, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, August 3, 2016.  She was born in McKeesport on June 19, 1927 and is the daughter of the late John and Mary Goldie Sweenie and the wife of the late William P. Fitzpatrick.  She was employed at Edgar Thompson US Steel Plant, AAA Motor Club in McKeesport and then the Carnegie Library of McKeesport.

 
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