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Priscilla L. Jurann

January 16, 2017 |

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

Priscilla L. Jurann, age 76 of Port Vue, died on Monday, January 16, 2017 at her home. She was born in Pittsburgh on November 19, 1940, daughter of the late Philip F. and Laura B. (Franz) Jurann.

 
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Julius Mario "Little Jue" Johnson

January 11, 2017 |

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

Julius Mario Johnson, aka Little Jue, age 37, of Clairton, PA was called home to glory on December 23rd, 2016. He was preceded in death by his mother Juanita Clyde Hopkins of Clairton, PA.
Surviving are his father; Julius J. Johnson, stepmom; Mary Jo of Duquesne, children; Destiny D. Middleton of Braddock, Jadore J. Johnson, Ja’Irus J. Johnson, Kamari L. M. Johnson of Cincinatti, OH, Julionna J. Johnson of Clairton, siblings; Andre Hopkins of Penn Hills, Jermaine R. Johnson of Uniontown, Keanen W. Johnson of West Mifflin, Geneva A. Johnson of Wilkinsburg, nieces; Keyonna, Reneseme, Keylaya, Keymaya, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
Julius loved his music and loved to cook.
Services will be held on Saturday January 14th from 11 am to 1 pm at Christ Temple A.M.E. Church, 937 Rose Street, Mckeesport, PA 15132, with Rev. Geoffry Tate officiating and remarks by Rev. Terry Johnson. Announcement by Striffler Family Funeral Homes of McKeesport. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Ruth Terzak Schroeder

December 31, 2016 |

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

Ruth Terzak Schroeder, age 90, of White Oak, died Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on November 18, 1926, the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Miller) Slaibow.

 
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Mildred “Dolly” Ferry

December 31, 2016 |

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

Mildred “Dolly” Ferry, age 90, of Port Vue died Saturday December 31, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Pittsburgh on February 11, 1926 and is the daughter of the late Hiram Layton and Alice Collins Lindsay. She was raised by her grandparents William and Emma Collins after her mother died. She was the wife of the late William Harold Ferry.

She is survived by children, Cheryl Pistorius of Port Vue, Judy (Barry) Miller of Lenoir City, TN, Kathleen (Timothy) Vargo of Versailles, and Michael (Dana) Ferry of Glassport. She was preceded in death by her son William Harold Ferry and grandson Sean. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law; Patsy Ferry Harris of North Huntingdon, grandchildren; Holly, Crystal, Christian, Tammy, Jeana, Matthew, Timothy, Alaina, Hayden, and Anna; 14 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Family will receive friends 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, January 3rd from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday at St. Mark Church, Port Vue at 12 noon with Father Daniel T. Straughn officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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John A. Novak, Jr.

December 30, 2016 |

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

John A. Novak, Jr., age 68 of Elizabeth, died Thursday, December 29, 2016.  He was born in Pittsburgh on July 17, 1948 and was the son of the late Melda Smith Novak. He was a graduate of Point Park University, an entrepreneur, and a disabled veteran. He was a medic in the navy and served during the Vietnam Era.  He was a member of the Duquesne-McKeesport Lodge #731 F&AM where he was a Master Mason 3rd Degree. John was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and woodcarving.

He is survived by his wife, Marian Rusnock Novak of Elizabeth; father, John A. Novak, Sr. of Pittsburgh; brother, William Novak, Sr. of Cranberry Twp.; nephew, William Novak, Jr. of Cranberry; also great-nephews and great-nieces.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 5th from 5:30 pm until the time of service at 7 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177) with a Masonic service following at 7:30 pm. Burial will be at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Friday, Jan. 6th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Remembrances may be made in John’s name to the Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Ave., Room 1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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James Michael Flynn

December 25, 2016 |

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

James Michael Flynn, age 67, of Greensburg, formerly of McKeesport, died Saturday December 24, 2016.

 
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Mark R. Kloock

December 19, 2016 |

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

Mark R. Kloock, age 50, of Monroeville, formerly of Jefferson Hills, died suddenly on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

 
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Betty M. Beale

December 12, 2016 |

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

Mrs. Betty M. Beale, 91, of Haines City, Florida passed away on December 5, 2016. She was born on February 17, 1925 in Duquesne, PA to Charles and Margaret Pavlan and moved to Haines City in 1993 from Washington, D.C.

 
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Sue A. "Bunny" Sabol

December 08, 2016 |

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

Sue A. “Bunny” Sabol, age 75 of Duquesne, died Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was born in Duquesne on March 28, 1941, the daughter of the late John and Agnes (Priddy) Dias. She is the wife of the late George A. Sabol, Sr.

 
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Michael G. Rogers

December 08, 2016 |

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

Michael G. Rogers, age 73 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

 
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Janet Buti Flegal

December 01, 2016 |

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

Janet Buti Flegal, age 68, of the Tenth Ward section of McKeesport, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on November 26, 1948 and is the daughter of the late Fillipo and Bertha (Zyskowski) Buti. Janet is survived by her husband Clifford Wesley Flegal, Sr., son; Thomas Wesley (Jessica) Mihun of McKeesport, stepsons; Clifford Wesley Flegal of Phoenix, Arizona and Kevin Wallace Flegal of Ft. Worth, Texas, and sister; Ernestina Pomnian of Beaver Falls.

 
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Elizabeth Oris

November 30, 2016 |

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

Elizabeth Oris, age 100 of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of 10th Ward McKeesport, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. 

 
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John Ludwick

November 29, 2016 |

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

John Ludwick, age 89 of White Oak, died November 28, 2016. He was born in McKeesport July 11, 1927, the son of the late John and Mary (Kasper) Ludwick.

 
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Elmer G. "Boots" Kiraly

November 25, 2016 |

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

Elmer G. “Boots” Kiraly, age 71 of Port Vue, died on Friday, November 25, 2016.  He was born in Hays on Dec. 6, 1944 and is the son of the late Elmer J. and Eleanor Kramer Kiraly.  He was employed at Copperweld in Glassport until he retired.  Elmer was a former volunteer fireman for Port Vue and was a co-founder of “Gerela’s Gorillas.”  He was very devoted to his daughters and grandchildren.

 
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Robert Lee "Sonny" Warman, Sr.

November 23, 2016 |

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

Robert Lee “Sonny” Warman, Sr., age 75 of McKeesport, died on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

 
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