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David A. Makay

September 14, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

David A. Makay, 48, of White Oak, died Sept. 14, 2018.  He is the son of the late Albert and Ellen (Loir) Makay.  Dave is survived by his daughter Kathryn Makay; sister Janice (Bruce) Miller; brother Ed (Kelly) Makay and many dear friends.  A celebration of Life honoring Dave will be held Sunday, Sept 30th at Butler's Golf Course (Rock Run Inn) at 3:00 pm.  Please join us in celebrating Dave's life, love an friendsip.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Raymond A. Stasko

September 05, 2018 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Raymond A. Stasko, 78, of Munhall, died Aug. 29, 2018.  He is the son of the late Andrew and Veronica (Simko) Stasko.  He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Posipanka) Stasko; daughter Christine (Carl) Martin; son Anthony (Kim) Stasko; step daughter Melissa (Tim) Fisher; granddaughter Torie Ragan; step gandchildren Ryan and Nate; sister Bernice Biroscak; also many loyal and dear friends from Whitaker.  A memorial service will be held at St. Elias Cemetery, Fri. 10:00 am.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Sharon L. Levy

August 06, 2018 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Sharon L. Levy, 68, born July 12, 1950, of North Braddock died Aug. 4, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Robert and Betty (Gougler) Barron.  She is survived by her beloved husband Carl Levy; daughter Lisa (Terrance) Wade; son Shawn Williams; step children Jeremy, Julian, Dion, Carlos, Christian, and Dannielle; grandchildren Eric, Amber and Joshua Wade; sisters Sheila Brooks and Sondra Barron; brother Keith Barron; also numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles  She was preceded in death by her brother Robert Barron.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Thurs. 2-4 and 6-7:30 at which time a funeral service will be held.

 


Elmer "Bucky" Saunders

August 03, 2018 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Elmer "Bucky" Saunders, 81  of Walkerton, IN, formerly of West Mifflin died Aug. 1, 2018.  He is the son of the late Elmer and Catherine (Hotz) Saunders.  Bucky is survived by his beloved wife Gwendolyn (Bolger) Saunders; daughter Robyn (Alan) Saunders; sister Elsie M. (Glenn) Creese; also nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by brothers Homer (Georgia) Saunders, John Saunders and Harry (Betty) Saunders and sisters Catharine (Charles) Anderson, Leona (Harry) Anderson, Betty Saunders and Elva "Mickey (Cy) Magill.  Elmer was retired from Bethlehem Steel and was a very proud Dairy Farm owner.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to www.stjude.org, www.pheasantsforever.org or www.pancan.org for pancreatic cancer.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Mon. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral service will be held Tues. 11:00 am at the Homeville Christian Church.  Interment following McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery.

 


Dolores M. Cheke

July 19, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Dolores M. Cheke, 85, of Clarion, formerly of West Mifflin, died July 18, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late William and Mary (Schuchert) Manns and beloved wife of the late William Cheke.  She is survived by her son Bill (Marlene) Cheke and daughter Lisa (Bob) Geer; grandchildren Elise (Josh) Williams, Bela (Erin) Webb, Malinda (Mitchell) Rearick, Josselin Geer, Robert Geer, Jr., Michael Geer, Jacob Geer and Gerry Geer; 16 great grandchildren; sisters Joan Naccarato and Bernice Monzak; also nieces and nephews.  Dolores was preceded in death by her son Dr. Laird Cheke.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Mon. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral service will be held Tues. 11:00 am in the funeral home with Pastor Karen Parsh.  Interment following St. Hedwig Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family.

 


Dolores "Dolly" Popovich

July 15, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Dolores H. “Dolly” Navaroli Popovich, 91, passed away Saturday July 14, 2018. She was born October 28, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Gust and Catherine Bosnak Navaroli. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Johnny, Gus and Joe Navaroli and sister Kathryn Pugh. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, McKeesport.

She is survived by her daughters Mary Catherine Schneider of McKeesport and Christine (Michael) Germek of McKeesport, with whom she resided. Three #1 grandchildren, Jason W. Schneider of Miami, Florida, and Amber and Kristin Germek, both of McKeesport; Sister Mollie Claar of Greenock; Sister-in-laws Joanne Navaroli of Westmorland City and Shirley Navaroli of Delmont; Many nieces and nephews and her precious grand puppies Daisy and Autumn.

Dolores was a retired medical transcriptionist in the Pathology Dept. of McKeesport Hospital for over 25 years. She loved to sew and was a wonderful seamstress. She was a devout Catholic, a “real Italian”, coffee expert, loved watching her old scary Boris Karloff movies and being a loving mom and grandmother.

Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home; Private ceremony Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. Heaven got another angel

 


James P. Bongartz

June 30, 2018 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

James P. Bongartz, 80, of Whitaker, died June 29, 2018. He was the son of the late Casper and Elizabeth (Ackerman) Bongartz. He is the husband of the late Patricia (Gracan) Bongartz. He is survived by his daughter Kelly Bongartz; sister Alberta Petruzzi, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sisters and a brother. Friends received Monday 3-8 at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne; a funeral mass will be held Tue. 11am at St. Rita's Church, interment following St. Mary's Cemetery.

 


William R. Safko

June 28, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

William R. Safko, 69 of West Mifflin, died June 26, 2018.  He is the son of the late Michael and Caroline Safko.  He is survived by his sister Carolyn (the late Robert) Munro; also nieces and nephews, and was preceded in death by his brother Robert (Anne) Safko and sister Dorothy (late John) McNansky. Bill was a graduate of West Mifflin North H.S. and Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. He served in the US Navy during the Viet Nam era. Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 and Tuesday from noon to 1:00 pm at which time a funeral blessing will be held.  Interment following at Holy Name Cemetery.

 

 


Audrey J. Westerlund

June 18, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Audrey J. Westerlund, 93 of West Mifflin, died June 18, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late James and Annetta (William) Stammer and beloved wife of the late E. Glenn Westerlund.  Audrey is survived by her son Charles Dean (Susan) Clemons; grandchildren Sam Clemons, Beth Maha, Glenn Clemons, Bob Clemons, Ricky Guest and Michelle Smith; also great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  She is  a retired cashier for Jefferson Regional Medical Center, a member of the Dravosburg United Methodist Church and former member of the Duquesne AARP.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Thurs 10 to Noon, at which time a funeral service will be held.  Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.

 


David R. Smith

May 26, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

David R. Smith, 73, died May 22, 2018.  He is the son of the late Albert and Anna Marie (Martin) Smith.  He is survived by his sister Marilyn Wright; nieces and nephews and many lifelong friends.  A graveside service will be held at Riverview Cemetery at a later date.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Helen M. Lia

May 19, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Helen M. Lia, 87 of Duquesne, died May 18, 2018.  She is the daughter of the late Daniel and Smilja Medich and wife of the late Salvator Lia.  Helen is survived by her sons Joseph Lia and Michael (Norma) Lia; grandchildren Angela (Robert) Vogan, Michelle (Matthew) Cerasuolo, Benjamin Lia and Daniel Lia and great grandchildren Camden and Emilia.  She was a member of St. Sava’s Serbian Orthodox Church; Duquesne Women’s Club and Holy Trinity Kolo.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne Tues. 2-4 and 6-8. A Pomen will be held Tues. at 7:00 pm.  A funeral liturgy will be held Wed. 10:00 am at St. Sava’s Serbian Orthodox Church with the Very Rev. Stevan Rocknage.  Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.

 


Raymond P. Riemenschneider

April 24, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Raymond P. Riemenschneider, 71, died March 31, 2018 in White Oak where he grew up.  A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the White Oak American Legion. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Joann T. Edder

April 15, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Joann T Edder, 69, died April 13, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Edder. She is the daughter of the late Nick and Rose (Salopec) Marcic. She is survived by her daughter Valerie (Matthew) Mayo; son Lewis (Lucy) Edder; and sisters Mary Ann Mozes, Marie Vukelja, Antoinette Cisar, and Cathy Bercik. She was preceded in death by her sister Bernice Lia. Joann was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish. Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquense Tue. from 2-8pm. A funeral blessing will be held at 6pm with Father Tom Lewandowski.

 


Raymond P. Riemenschneider

April 04, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Raymond P. Riemenschneider, 71, died March 31, 2018 in White Oak where he grew up.  A celebration of his life is planned for a later date.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Josephine A. Traud

April 02, 2018 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Josephine A. Traud, 83 of West Mifflin, died March 31, 2018. She is the wife of the late Bernard J. Traud.  She is survived by her children Kenneth Traud, Bernard Traud, Theresa Metosky, Kim Wilson, William Traud and Randy Traud;  grandchildren  Nick, Chris, Josh, Crystal, Laura, Susie, Tiffany, Daniel and Michael and 12 great grandchildren.   She was prededed in death by a son Paul and granddaughter Kimmie.  Joy was a member of Grace United Church of Christ in Duquesne.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Mon. 2-4 and 6-8.  A funeral service will be held Tues. 11:00 am in the funeral home with Rev. Jim Condron.  Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.

 

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