November 27, 2020 |
November 17, 2020 |
Phyllis G. White, 82, of Duquesne died Nov. 15, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Gertrude (Eichler) White. She is survived y her brothers Ralph K. White of Santa Clarita, CA and Douglas B. White of Huntington, WV; nieces and nephews Darlene (Phil) Johnson of Santa Clarita, CA, Diane (Dave) Baergen of Union Springs, WI, Sherry White of Huntington, WV, Beth Wiebe of Hooker, OK, Ken (Nancy) White of West Des Moines, IA and many great nieces and nephews. Phyllis was retired from Westinghouse Bettis Plant; was a member of First Christian Church in McKeesport where she worked with the children's program. She loved her pets and was the best aunt to her nieces and nephews and later to their extended families. Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, on Thurs. from 7 to 9. A funeral service will be held Fri. 10:00 am at the First Christian Church in McKeesport with Ray Beard. Interment following Restland Memorial Park.
October 31, 2020 |
Mary Ellen Netzel, 66 of Sewickley, formerly of West Mifflin died October 30, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Edward "Buck" and Margaret (Hudosky) Conboy. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Charles J. Netzel III for nearly 43 years, and her brother Timothy Conboy. Mary Ellen is survived by her sister Laura (Robert) Kahler; Sister-in-laws Mary Lynn Netzel and Carol Phelps; brother-in-law Michael (Kathy) Netzel Sr.; nieces Carolyn (Sam) Wolf, Christine Kahler, Danielle (Brett) Sydenstricker, Ashley Phelps, and Hayley Netzel; nephews Nathyn Netzel and Michael Netzel Jr. and great niece Alice Jean Wolfe.
October 21, 2020 |
Jacqueline "Jackie" J. Ulokovic, 65, of Homestead, died Oct. 16, 2020. She is the daughter of the late John and Catherine "Sue" (Calnucci) Lesko. Jackie is survived by her son Ryan Ulokovic; daughter Lydia (fiance Dorrell Colbert) Ulokovic; grandchildren JD Ulokovic, Jesse Grubb and Emma Grubb; siblings Deborah Ignat, Patricia (Dave Smith) Lesko, John (Judy) Lesko, Jr. and Joanne Holmes; also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Thurs. from 5 to 7.
October 09, 2020 |
Roger Cosgrove was born February 18, 1937 in Cambridge, Ohio. The youngest of the late Russell and Irene Cosgrove. Roger grew up in Dravosburg before meeting his beloved wife of 62 years and residing in West Mifflin. He was retired from the US Steel Homestead Works and Monzacks Auto Service. In his free time he enjoyed crafting cars, buildings, and other items from cereal boxes that always impressed his family and friends. Roger is survived by his Wife Marney (Lucas) Cosgrove, his Daughters Tracy Decarlo and Kelly Linn, his Grandchildren Leeanne Carlucci and Bill Smollen to whom he raised, and his dog Clyde. Roger passed away peacefully knowing that his family was with him and will always remember the impact he left on all of there lives. He was 83. Per his wishes a private service will be held. ARRANGEMENTS BY TEICHART-GRACAN FUNERAL HOME.
October 07, 2020 |
Dorothy M. Petrosky, 90, of Duquesne died Wednesday October 7, 2020. She is the daughter of the late George and Mary Hromanik. She is survived by cousin and caretaker Jerry (Debbie) Kostelnik; sister-in-law Wynne Hromanik; niece Tracy Hromanik; nephew Paul Hromanik; great-nieces, nephews, and other cousins. Dorothy was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and the Duquesne Women's Club. Friends received Friday from 1-6pm at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne. A funeral service will be held Saturday 11am in the funeral home with Pastor John Gropp. Interment following Mckeesport-Versailles Cemetery.
September 25, 2020 |
Edward Fredrick Unterseher, 78, of North Versailles (formerly of Duquesne), passed away peacefully at home on September 24 , 2020. He is the son of the late Edward and Ariona Wagner Unterseher. He is survived by his daughter Dawn (Paul) Kogut; son Edward (Gale) Unterseher; siblings Kathleen (Stanley) Kilsdonk, Ellis (Helen) Unterseher, and Norman (Janet) Unterseher; step-grandson Ricky (Krystal) Martinelli and great-grandson Nicholas. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Theresa, and brothers LeRoy and Dallas. Edward was born Dec. 27, 1941 in Hazen, North Dakota, raised in Fairview, Montana, and graduated from Fairview High School in 1960. He served in the Navy aboard the USS Great Sitkin, an ammunition carrier, from Jan. 1961 to Jan. 1965. He often recalled his service in the Mediterranean Sea region. Edward met the love of his life, Theresa Loveland, on a blind date while he was on leave. They married in 1967 and settled in Duquesne. Edward was a member of St. Joseph Church in Duquesne and worked for Westinghouse Air Brake Co. for more than 30 years. Edward loved visiting family, taking road trips around the country, fishing, and watching horse racing and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Friends receieved Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne. Funeral blessing will be held Wednesday 11am at the funeral home. Interment following St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.
July 20, 2020 |
Mary B. Buchleitner, 85, of West Mifflin, died July 19, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Weis) Strauss and beloved wife of the late Leroy N. Buchleitner, Jr.
She was the loving mother of Nicholas (Jill) Buchleitner, Mary Margaret (Vinny) Butera, the late John (Jackie) Buchleitner, Donna (Jim) Sabo, Dianne Furnival, Denny (Betsy) Buchleitner, Lee Anne (Jim) Phillippi, Steven (Lisa) Buchleitner, Paul (Jamie) Buchleitner and Andrew (Jen) Buchleitner.
July 07, 2020 |
Helen S. Holko died peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2020, a daughter of the late Fred and Ann Semko originally from Rankin, Pa. She is the wife of the late Stephen A. Holko, Sr. and is survived by daughters Diane (Tom) Stanesic and Mary Ellen (Donny) Minchoff and sons Stephen A. (Judith) Holko, Jr., David (Karen) Holko and John (Kim) Holko. In addition, she is survived by her granddaughters Jennifer, Jackie, Becky, Jessica, Tara, Janeace, Paula, Amy and Stephanie and grandsons Todd and John, Jr. Helen was also blessed with 19 great grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her siblings.
June 23, 2020 |
Michele Loraine Storer, 52 of Owasso, OK, formerly of West Mifflin, died June 11, 2020. She was the daughter of Marge Kascak Gougler (the late James L. Kascak and the late Andrew (Sonny) Gougler. Michele is survived by her husband Scott Storer; daughter Ariel Storer; son Andrew James “AJ” Storer; brother James (Connie) Kascak; brother Jackie (Laurie) Kascak and nephew Tyler (Ali) Kascak. She was preceded in death by her nephew Michael Kascak. Michele worked for First Bank of Owasso for 17 years and was a graduate of West Mifflin North High School. A memorial mass will be held Fri., June 26, 2020, 10:00 am at Christ the Light of the World Church with Father Tom Lewandowski. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.
June 23, 2020 |
Anthony "Sonny" L. Wiatrowski, 81, of West Mifflin, died June 20, 2020. He is the son of the late Antoni and Minnie (Lasczynski) Wiatrowski and husband of the late Mary Jane (Ashbaugh) Wiatrowski. Sonny is survived by daughters Diane (Robert) Speck of Valencia and Laura (John) Waugaman of West Mifflin; grandchildren Katelyn (Sean) Angelo, Brianna Speck and Elizabeth Waugaman; great-grandchildren Sophia and Logan Angelo; and was preceded in death by his brother Donald Wiatrowski. Sonny was a retired property controller for Bechtel Bettis in West Mifflin; a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish; Holy Name Men's Club and served in the US Army. A funeral mass will be held Wed., June 24, 2020 at 10:00 am at St. Hedwig Church. Entombment following St. Hedwig Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.
June 16, 2020 |
Gertrude Dietz Ferris, of Houston, Texas, died on Monday, June 15, 2020, at the age of at 99. She passed away in peace and at the time of her death was surrounded by her loving family. Gertrude was born Sept. 12, 1920, to Peter and Anna Dietz in Kersey, Pa. She was one of 10 children and had four sisters and five brothers. She grew up on her family’s farm and continued to return to Kersey, every summer for the remainder of her life. She enjoyed visiting her many nephews, nieces and cousins in Elk County, Pa. Gertrude was a graduate of Kersey High School and married William on Nov. 27 1941. She passed the war years in Kersey, with her first son, William. Gertrude later lived in Ford City, Natrona and Brackenridge, Pa., before moving to Columbia, Mo., to be near her second son, Stephen. Later she moved to Houston, Texas, where she lived for the remainder of her life close to her eldest son, William. While in Houston, she was able to visit with her many great-grandchildren. Gertrude was married for 61 years to William Ferris, who preceded her in death in 2002. She had four children: William (Delores), Suzanne, Stephen (Madonna) and Gregory (Karen). She has three grandchildren: William Ferris, Stephen Ferris and Raymond Ferris. She has five great-grandchildren: Ashley Ferris, William Ferris, Michael Ferris, Kira Ferris and Zachary Ferris. Gertrude loved to play bingo and was a regular at it. She had a green thumb and could grow practically anything. Her home was always filled with various plants and flowers. She was a long-term member of St. Joseph Parish in Natrona, Pa., and was active in its many events. Her life will be celebrated with a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at the Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Natrona Heights. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Cemetery in Brackenridge, Pa., next to her husband, William, and her daughter, Suzanne. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, 212 Wilmot St., Duquesne, PA 15110, 412-466-0500.
June 09, 2020 |
Mary Eleanor Sabo, 83, of Munhall formerly of West Mifflin died Monday June 8, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Frederick and Eleanor (Kirmeyer) Tyson. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Sabo. She is survived by daughters Robin Pavlik and Lisa Csokuly; son-in-law Maitland Lebedda; grandchildren Jennifer Pavlik, Jason (Dominica) Pavlik, Jessica Pavlik, Corey (Audi) Lebedda and Chase Lebedda; and great-grandchildren Alexandria, Anastasia, and Navy. She was preceded in death by her daughter Deborah Lebedda. A funeral mass will be held Friday 11am at St. Therese Church in Munhall. Interment following St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin. Arrangements by TEICHART-GRACAN FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne.
May 17, 2020 |
Barbara B. Tomosick, 97, of West Mifflin, died May 16, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Stanko and Cecilia Butina and beloved wife of the late Michael A. Tomosick. She is survived by her son Gary M. Tomosick and was preceded in death by her son Duane Tomosick. Barbara was a retired real estate agent and was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, where she was a member of the Choir. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.
May 16, 2020 |
Deborah Baxley, 67, of McKeesport died May 13, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Alfred and Edith (Hill) Kremer and beloved wife of the late Joseph Baxley. She is survived by her daughter Debbie Jo (Tim) Coddington; son Jason Riley (Susan) Baxley; grandchildren Niccole (Brian) Baxley, Justin Coddington and Brandon Coddington; sisters Dorothy Bartko, Sally (Rich) Saporito and Christine Cannon; brothers Carl Kremer and Albert (Paulette) Kremer and her fur babies Boo, Hunter, Lucky, Biscuit and Lilly. She was preceded in death by her brother Kenneth Kremer. Deborah was a longtime employee at Hills and Ames Department Stores in Duquesne and was currently working at TJ Maxx in the Waterfront. She was a member of the Calvary Baptish Church, where she taught Sunday School and was an avid reader and loved to play games on her computer and tablet. Due to the strict guidelines we must adhere to a this crucial time, visitation will be private. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne