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Brett N. Bittner

March 31, 2017 |

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

Brett N. Bittner, age 36 of Liberty Borough, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 

 
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Richard Nagy

March 29, 2017 |

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

Richard Nagy, age 71 of McKeesport, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  He was born in McKeesport on July 25, 1945 and is the son of the late Charles and Sophia Kamyk Nagy. 

 
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Elizabeth M. Kiska

March 29, 2017 |

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

Elizabeth M. Kiska, age 89 of McKeesport, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

 
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Eileen M. Thomas

March 27, 2017 |

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

Eileen M. Thomas, age 87 of McKeesport, died Monday, March 27, 2017.

 
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Mary Marcic

March 27, 2017 |

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

Mary Marcic, age 85 of McKeesport, died Sunday, March 26, 2017.  She was born in Omisalj, Croatia on May 5, 1931, the daughter of the late Nikola and Jele Surat Zuvic.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Marcic.

 
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Emerson M. Fazekas

March 25, 2017 |

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

Emerson M. Fazekas, age 57, of Versailles, died March 25, 2017.

 
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Jean Michalek

March 23, 2017 |

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

Jean Michalek, age 86 of White Oak, and also Conneaut Lake, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born in McKeesport on May 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Andrew and Nellie Long Frencik. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward E. Michalek, her brother Hank Frencik and sister Eleanor Richards.

 
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Robert M. Schweitzer

March 18, 2017 |

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

Robert M. Schweitzer, age 69 of West Mifflin, died suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2017. Robert was born in McKeesport on May 7, 1947, son of the late Herman R. and Mary Rose Martucci Schweitzer. He retired happily as a Lieutenant for the West Mifflin Police Department after 29 years of service. He was a member of the #3 Fire Department of West Mifflin, American Legion Post 712 in Pleasant Hills, Fraternal Order of Police, VFW Post 802 in Wilson, Syria Shriners, and the Bethel Park Lodge #761 F&AM for over 39 years. He also loved watching the Pittsburgh Pirates and spending time with his fellow friends.

 
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Ruth G. Bettinelli

March 18, 2017 |

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

Ruth G. Bettinelli, age 95 of McKeesport, died Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was born in Donora, PA September 3, 1921, the daughter of the late Ralph and Gertrude Snyder Schettler, and wife of the late Louis J. Bettinelli. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Jane P. Bettinelli of McKeesport and Amy B. (John) Brien of Raleigh, North Carolina; sister Dorothy Ann Debowski of Donora, PA; also 2 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

 
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Russell L. Goetz

March 15, 2017 |

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

Russell Louis Goetz, 86, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born Saturday, May 31, 1930, to father, Herbert J. Goetz, and mother, Edith (Rotzsch) Goetz, in McKeesport, the third of three sons, following brothers, Raymond and Robert.

 
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Gary G. Tomko

March 14, 2017 |

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

Gary G. Tomko, age 65, of East McKeesport died Saturday, March 11, 2017.  Gary’s love for history and music will be remembered as well as his service to the citizens of Pennsylvania through his employment as a social worker for the PA Dept. of Human Services.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean E. (Duffy) Tomko, and his brother, Danny Tomko.  Gary is survived by his father, Daniel T. Tomko of White Oak; son, Shawn Tomko of North Versailles; daughter, Jenifer (Jon Sava) Tomko of North Versailles; sister, Cheryl (Terry) Fox of White Oak; sister-in-law, Marcia Tomko; grandsons, Cody and Seth; two nieces and one nephew; one great niece and four great nephews.

 
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Josephine B. Berletic

March 13, 2017 |

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

Josephine B. Berletic, age 81 of McKeesport, died Sunday, March 12, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport on July 7, 1935, the daughter of the late Stephen L. and Josephine Bartynski Berletic.

 
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Alfred W. “Brother” Gross

March 11, 2017 |

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

Alfred W. “Brother” Gross, age 84, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017, at home in McKeesport.  He was born December 25, 1932, the son of the late Alfred Sr., and Catherine (Decoursey) Gross; brother of the late Mary Catherine Gross.

 
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Edward G. Borowitz

March 09, 2017 |

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

Edward G. Borowitz, age 69 of Elizabeth Township, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017. He was born in Pittsburgh on April 26, 1948, son of the late Edward and Mary Borowitz. He was a maintenance Technician for Shadyside Hospital for thirty years until he retired.

 
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Robert G. Boord

March 06, 2017 |

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

Robert G. Boord, age 80 of White Oak, died Monday, March 6, 2017. He was born in McKeesport on November 25, 1936, son of the late Robert and Dorothy Crossman Boord. Robert worked as a printer at the Daily News for over thirty years before he retired. He was a lifetime volunteer fireman for the White Oak Fire Department and was an avid fisherman and gardener.

 
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