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James D. McCombs

November 16, 2021 |

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

James D. McCombs, 55 of Boston, Pa, died Nov. 16, 2021.  He is the son of Judith (the late Robert)  Spell and the late James R. McCombs.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sister Hilary Spell; uncle Bill (Debbie) Spell; aunt Edie (the late Jack) Spell; cousin Jack III (Karen) Spell, and many other cousins; childhood friend Tim Cohlhepp and his neighbors Russ and Noah.  He is preceded in death by grandparents Anne Spell; Clyde and Genevieve Riemenschneider and Charles and Adaline Mccombs and uncles Clyde "Shorty" (Audrey) and Raymond Riemenschneider.  Jim’s proudest moment was achieving a degree from Point Park and his beloved dog “Spike”. A special thank you to the "Kane family and staff" for the love and support.   Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Fri.  from 3 to 8.  A funeral service will be held Sat. at 11:00 am at the  First Presbyterian Church in Duquesne.  Interment following Mt. Vernon Cemetery. 

 


Irene H. Vockley

November 12, 2021 |

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

Irene H. Vockley, 92 of West Mifflin, died Nov. 11, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Czap and beloved wife of the late Michael Vockley.  She is survived by her daughters Diane Vockley and Linda (Daniel) Baughman; grandchildren Nicholas (Breann) Baughman, Kimberly Baughman and Michael Baughman and great grandchildren Harper Rose and Brooks Michael.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Richard "Rick" Voytko

November 04, 2021 |

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

 

Richard "Rick"Voytko, 71, passed away peacefully at his home in Monessen, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Son of the late John and L. Jeanne Voytko, of West Mifflin. Rick was preceded in death by his brother, John ‘Jay’ Voytko. He is survived by and will be missed dearly by his sisters Paula (Joe) Bresnei, of Glenshaw, and Jeanne (Ron) Dyer of Volo, IL, several nieces, nephews, grandnieces/nephews and a loving circle of friends. Rick graduated from West Mifflin North High School in 1968. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Robert Morris University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services; and earned his Master’s Degree of Education at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Psychology and Sociology.

 
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Dolores H. Radakovich

November 01, 2021 |

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

Dolores H. Radakovich, 98, died Friday October 29, 2021. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Wukoson. She is survived by her son Tom Radakovich; daughter-in-law Linda Radakovich; granddaughters Sara Caric and Julie Radakovich; great-granddaughter Eloise; and many loving relatives. She was preceded in death by beloved husband Sam Radakovich, and son Steven Radakovich. Dolores was a longtime member of St. Sava’s Serbian Orthodox Church. Friends received at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home Thursday 10am. A funeral blessing will be held at 11am. Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.

 


Dolores Loop

October 25, 2021 |

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

Dolores "DoDo" Loop, 89 of Duquesne, died Oct. 23, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Legerski) Novak and sister of the late Robert Novak and Barbara Jean Hall.  DoDo was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish; Rosary Society and served as a lector.  She was a retired secretary for Westinghouse Bettis, where she worked for over 44 years.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, on Wed. from 1 to 4.  A funeral mass will be held Thurs. at 10am at Holy Name Church with Father Tom Lewandowsky.  Interment following St. Hedwig Cemetery.

 


Carolyn R. Opalko

October 20, 2021 |

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

  Carolyn R. Opalko, 82, of West Mifflin, died Oct. 19, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Walter and Olga (Bodnar) Hunt.  She is survived by her beloved husband Russell Opalko; son Bryan (Carrie Zdobinski) Opalko; daughter Susan Opalko-Sommers; her granddaughter, Charlee Rae Sommers, who was her entire world; sisters Marsha (Buck) Willis and Laura DiDomenico; also nieces and nephews.  Early in life, Carolyn was a secretary and then managed her father’s tavern (Hunt’s Bar) in Duquesne.  Carolyn’s main job was raising her kids and taking care of her family, and doting on her granddaughter every chance she got.  Carolyn is a member of St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Sun. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral liturgy will be held Mon. 10:00 am at St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your local animal shelter.

 


Dolores "Dolly" Kopay

October 14, 2021 |

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

Dolores “Dolly” V. Kopay, 92, of West Mifflin, died Oct. 14, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late John and Victoria Miskanic and wife of the late Albert J. Kopay, Sr.  She is survived by her daughter Jamie (James) Pace; sons Albert “Jimbo” (Debbie) Kopay, John “Jody” (Debbie) Kopay and Jerold “Jerry” (Theresa) Kopay; sisters Jeanette Mathe and Victoria Stojakovich; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Robert Thomas

September 20, 2021 |

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

Robert "Bob" Ralph Thomas, 91, formerly of Duquesne, passed away at Kane Regional Center in McKeesport.  He was the son of the late Ronald and Edith (Lucas) Thomas of Duquesne.  Bob is survived by his brothers Kenneth of Leechburg and Glenn of Canandaigua, NY; cousin James (Ruby) Thomas of Virginia.  Known as Uncle Bob to his nieces and nephews:  Mary (Ron) Urbaniak, Ronald G. (Debbie) Thomas, Arthur (Amanda) Thomas, Matthew (Laura) Thomas, Mary Edith (Eron) Lyons; great nieces and nephews Eric and Leah Urbaniak, Christine, Ronald H. and Mitchell (Breanna) Thomas, Amber Thomas, Michael and Brennan Thomas, Lucas and Liam Lyons; great great niece Madilyn Thomas.  Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Ronald A. Thomas, Sister-in-Law Madge Thomas and Emma Thomas and lifelong companion Phyllis Rothermal.  Bob was a retired Weigh Master for US Steel Bar Mill in Duquesne, and past President of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Duquesne.  Bob was a gourmet cook, who enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and walking daily.  A frequent traveler, Bob has traveled all over the world and the United States.  He enjoyed hiking in many of those places includng the Rocky Mountains and the Alps of Europe.  A funeral service will be held Wed. at 11:00 am at Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.  Interment following Southside Cemetery.

 


Lawrence "JR" Wilson, Jr

September 07, 2021 |

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

 

Lawrence "JR" Wilson, Jr., 85, of Monroeville, died Sept. 4, 2021.  He is the beloved husband of the late Geraldine "Geri" Wilson.  He is survived by his sister-in-law Joan Drosdick and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter Crystal and son Larry. He enjoyed helping Geri taking care of her Seeing Eye German Sheperds Bouquet, Pride, Neon and Olina. JR was retired from Firestone, where he worked for 23 years and Giant Eagle where he worked for 22 years.   JR joined the Monroeville Lions Club in 1982 where he served as Club President from 2005- 2006 and then became a member of the White Oak Lions Club where he continued to be very active until his death.  He was also a member of the Wilkins Elks Lodge #577 for over 20 years and rarely missed a meeting.  He was a huge Pittsburgh sport fan, including the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.  A memorial service will be held on Sat., Sept. 11 at 11am at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Monroeville outside at the gazebo.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilkins Elks Lodge #577 Scholarship Fund.

 


Shawn W. Poth

July 23, 2021 |

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

Shawn W. Poth, 60, of Jeannette, died July 21,2021.  He is the son of Patricia (Simpson) Poth and the late Gerald Poth.  Shawn is survived by his wife Christine (Keough) Poth; children Nicole (Zacharie) Schwartz, Courtney (Jacob) Milliron, Rachel (Justin) Bartowick, Shawn (Lindsey) Poth and Hannah (Brandon Beale) Poth; grandchildren Nora Jane, Vada Marie, Judah Simon, Jacoby Pike and Jagger Bear; sisters Pam (Eli) Irizzary and Nancy (Greg) Pleskovich; brother David (Rachelle) Poth; also many nieces and nephews.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


David W. Kruszka

July 08, 2021 |

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

David W. Kruszka, 78 of Glassport, died peacefully on July 7, 2021 at 4:40 pm, at Allegheny General Hospital.  He is the son of the late Valentine and Mary (Byrtus) Kruszka.  David is survived by his siblings Pat (Larry Brostkovic) Pierce, Alan Kruszka, Sandy Watson and Val Kruszka; aslo nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sisters Virginia Dzara and Andrea Teoli.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Mon. from 11 to 1.  Interment following St. Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 


Eleanor Mitrik

July 04, 2021 |

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

Eleanor Melnichak Mitrik, 97, originally from McKeesport, now residing in West Mifflin, died July 3, 2021.   God has another angel.  Beloved wife of the late Frank A. Mitrik; mother of Lucille (Bill) Holloway and Mary Lynn (Klink) Hudack; sister of the late Mary Lundie, Michael Melinchak, Helen Karpinsky and Albert "Corky" Melnichak; grandmother of Melissa, Rebecca, Daniel, Aaron and Elise; great grandmother of Isabella, Alexander, Madelyn and Alexa; aunt to numerous nieces and nephews and remembered by other special friends  She was our beloved matriarch who put her family above all else.  Friends received at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Wed. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral liturgy will be held Thurs. 10:00 am at St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church.  Interment following St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.  The family would like to thank Kane Community McKeesport for their compassion and love for Eleanor.  We would also like to thank Bridges Hospice for all of their care and a special thank you to Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar for going above and  beyond ensuring Eleanor's best health and comfort throughout the years.

 


Harry G. Miller

June 30, 2021 |

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

  

Harry G. Miller, 78, of West Mifflin, died June 29, 2021.  He is the son of the late John and Mildred Miller and beloved husband of the late Marie (Gorscak) Miller.  He is survived by his daughter Tina Gabrielcik; son Michael Miller, grandchildren Kimberly and Joey Gabrielcik; sisters Patricia Lucas, Laura DeBor, Kaye Timko, Sister Bridget Miller and Rita Wise; brother Joseph Miller; also nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers Jack Miller and James Miller. Harry was a retired material controller for Bombardier; a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish; attended Catholic Seminary High Schools in Michigan, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania; and he attended Duquesne University until enlisting in the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral mass will be held Sat. 10:00 am at Holy Name Church.  Interment following St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 


Wonnetah R. Janosik

June 23, 2021 |

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

 

Wonnetah R. Janosik, 84, of Celebration FL, died June 21, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Andrew and Minnie Janosik.  She is survived by her son Michael (Carol) Mavilla; sister Dolly (Harvey Amoroso) Andersen; brother Bill (Peggy) Janosik; niece Dawn Barrett and nephews Robert Andersen, James Andersen, William Janosik and Michael Janosik.  She was preceded in death by her brothers Gene Janosik and Eddie Janosik and nephew John Andersen.  Wonnetah was a graduate of Carlow College and a retired telecommunication specialist for Westinghouse; an active member of Celebrators and a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Celebration, FL.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Pa on Sun. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral mass will be held Mon. at 10:00 am at Holy Name Church.  Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

 


Grace M. Seeman

June 19, 2021 |

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

Grace M. Seeman,  88, of West Mifflin, died Friday June 18, 2021. She is the beloved wife of the late Paul Seeman. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Musneskis. She is survived by her daughters Candace (Arthur) Milligan, Grace (the late Wayne) Thompson; sons Paul Seeman, Bruce Seeman, and Daryl (Kathleen) Seeman; grandchildren Jason (Andrea) Thompson, Nichole Seeman, Zachary Seeman, and Olivia Milligan; and great granddaughter Aubree. Grace was a member of St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church. Private services will be held. Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation.

 

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