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Herman Frank Egenlauf, Jr.

February 23, 2017 |

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

Herman F. Egenlauf, Jr., age 63, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017. 

 
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Irene Ann Heffner

February 22, 2017 |

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

Irene Ann Heffner, age 87, of Port Vue, died Thursday, February 9, 2017.  She was born in Clairton November 17, 1929 and was the daughter of the late John and Mary Stim Plavchak and the wife of the late Kenneth Heffner.  She is survived by her sons, William (Patty) Dewalt of Goshen, Indiana, Raymond (Faye) Dewalt and John Dewalt both of Port Vue; and 5 grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her 6 siblings.

 
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Anne Johns

February 20, 2017 |

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

Anne Johns, age 99, of Port Vue, died on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Born on August 16, 1917 she was the wife of the late Charles A. Johns.

 
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Mary Grace Mansfield

February 18, 2017 |

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

Mary Grace Mansfield, age 72, of White Oak, died on Saturday February 18, 2017. She was born in Pittsburgh on May 22, 1944 and is the daughter of the late Mary Ann Smith Scott. She worked as a Nurses Aid and a Home Health Care Aid.

 
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Robert Howard Saunders

February 18, 2017 |

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

Robert Howard Saunders, age 82, of North Versailles died on February 18, 2017. He was born in Mifflin Twp. on July 20, 1934 and is the son of the late Samuel and Flossie Jones Saunders. He was an army veteran and was formerly employed at US Steel in the Met Lab.

 
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Dolores A. Molinari

February 15, 2017 |

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

Dolores A Molinari, age 86 of Economy Borough, formerly of White Oak, passed away after a brief illness in Villa St. Joseph’s of Baden on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

 
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David M. Waratuke

February 14, 2017 |

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

David M. Waratuke, age 67 of McKeesport, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

 
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Ellen C. Lundberg

February 13, 2017 |

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

Ellen C. Lundberg, age 94, of McKeesport, died Monday, February 13, 2017.

 
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Ellen I. Showalter

February 13, 2017 |

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

Ellen I. Showalter, age 84, of McKeesport, died Saturday February 11, 2017.

 
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Donna L. Recker

February 06, 2017 |

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

Donna L. Recker, age 87 of McKeesport, died Sunday, February 5, 2017.

 
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Charles R. Jobe

February 03, 2017 |

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

Charles R. Jobe, 79, of Port Vue, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. Born April 15, 1937, in North Braddock, he was a son of the late Peter C. and Velma Christy Jobe and husband of the late Cecilia Anna Sharf Jobe. He served in the Marine Corps and was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Barber School. He retired from US Steel as a Quencher Pump Tender after 35 years of service, was a member of St. Mark Parish, an active member of SOAR and Port Vue Senior Citizens, square-danced with the Franklin Squares and really enjoyed swing dancing. He is survived by his daughters, Charmaine Ann (Don) Greco, of Beaver Falls, and Shelley Meyers, of Pleasant Hills; and grandchildren, Donnie, Marcus, Cara Marie and Cecilia. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at STRIFFLER'S OF WHITE OAK CREMATION & MORTUARY SERVICES INC., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at St. Mark Parish, Port Vue, with Father Daniel Straughn officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Katherine "Kay" Sas Valerio

February 03, 2017 |

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

Katherine “Kay” Sas Valerio, age 95 of Elizabeth Twp., died Thursday, February 2, 2017.

 
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Margaret R. Grice

January 30, 2017 |

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

"argaret R. Grice, age 88, of McKeesport, died Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Elizabeth, PA on July 9, 1928, daughter of the late James and Annie Collins Williams, and wife of the late Raymond "Barney" Grice.

 
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Martha S. Nelson

January 30, 2017 |

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

Martha S. Nelson, age 90, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of White Oak, PA, died Sunday, January 22, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport, PA on March 2, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ira M. and Anna Reisner Shoup and the wife of the late G. Walter Nelson, Jr.  Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Westminster College and her Master of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an English teacher at Glassport Junior-Senior High School and Penn State University McKeesport Campus.  She was a private tutor and a member of the McKeesport College Club. 

 
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Martha S. Nelson

January 28, 2017 |

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

Martha S. Nelson, age 90, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of White Oak, PA, died Sunday, January 22, 2017.  She was born in McKeesport, PA on March 2, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ira M. and Anna Reisner Shoup and the wife of the late G. Walter Nelson, Jr.  Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Westminster College and her Master of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an English teacher at Glassport Junior-Senior High School and Penn State University McKeesport Campus.  She was a private tutor and a member of the McKeesport College Club. 

She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Michael Hronek) Nelson of Bay Village, Ohio and Dr. Katherine A. Nelson of Ithaca, New York; grandchildren, Anne (Erich) Dietrich and John Nelson-Hronek.

Friends 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 Friday, February 3rd from 11:00 am until the time of service at 12:00 Noon.  Burial in Richland Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com  

 
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