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Edward J. Horgas

September 13, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Edward J. Horgas, 99, of Duquesne, died peacefully Thursday, September 12, 2019, in Golden Heights Personal Care, Irwin. Born in Duquesne, June 9, 1920, he was the son of the Late John and Elizabeth (Sabol) Horgos. Mr. Horgas was a member of the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, American Legion Post 308 in Dravosburg, and a proud U.S. Army Veteran of W.W. II, and the former VFW Post 188 in Duquesne. Mr. Horgas was a retired employee of the Union Railroad Company. Beloved husband of the late Betty J. (Argilan) Horgas. He is survived by two sons, Edward (Diane) Horgas and Mark (Ona) Horgas; a brother Bernard (Lucy) Horgas, a sister-in-law Freda Horgas; four grandchildren, Michelle (Robert) Donofrio, Mark (Julie) Horgas, Kristen Horgas, and John Henry Horgas; and three great grandsons, Nickolas, Jacob, and Declan; and several nieces and nephews.

 
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Florence Radakovich

September 05, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Florence (Jacobs) Radakovich, 86, of McKeesport, died peacefully on Wednesday September 4, 2019 in UPMC McKeesport. She was the daughter of the late Isadore and Ida (Henrich) Jacobs. Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Bernard P. Radakovich, she is survived by two sons, Ronald (Anna) Radakovich and David Radakovich; a daughter, Marsha (Scott) Hess; three grandchildren, Eric and Brian Radakovich, and Chelsea Hess; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by four sisters, Jenny Lang, Esther Weis, Beverly Mendlowitz, and Helen Katz.

 
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Mary (Vockley) Koshut

August 18, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Mary (Vockley) Koshut, 92, of Duquesne, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, August 16, 2019. Born November 28, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Mile and Bozicha Vijaklija. She was the beloved wife of the late William Joseph Koshut. She is survived by two sons,  William John (Lynn) Koshut, and Thomas Michael (Erin) Koshut , a daughter, Theresa Koshut, and four grand children, Cara, William Joseph, Mary Addison, and Samuel Koshut. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne.

 
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Christopher J. Pastor

July 30, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Christopher J. Pastor, 38, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2019 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born February 7, 1981, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Greg and Susan Ballough Pastor. Chris worked in the airline industry as a mechanic. Besides his parents he is also survived by his paternal grandparents, John and Evelyn Pastor, a brother, Matthew Pastor, a sister, Allison (Elliot) Halley, two nephews, Sabastion Halley and Jackson Pastor, two nieces, Aubriana Halley and Kaylin Pastor, Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Ave., Duquesne. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, August 2, 2019 in the Memorial Home with Rev. Daniel Sweeney as celebrant.

 


Mary (Dojcak) Voytko

June 12, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Mary (Dojcak) Voytko, 95, lifetime resident of Duquesne, fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Golden Height Personal Care Home, Irwin. Born in Duquesne, August 27, 1923, she was the daughter of the Late Michael and Mary (Ivanov) Dojcak. She was a member of St. Michael's Orthodox Church, McKeesport. She was the beloved wife of the Late Stephen Voytko and is survived by her five loving children, Virginia (Edward) Craft, Rosemarie Mesick, Edward (Sandra) Voytko, Shirley (David) Reichenecker, and Mary Jane (Thomas) Denne, eight grandchildren, Rob Zgonc, Lisa (Rich) Noullet, Brian (Jennifer) Mesick, Kevin (Melissa) Voytko, Rebecca Lippai, Monica (Peter) Spence, Luke (Kristen) Denne and Nick (Erin) Denne; sixteen great grandchildren, Alex, Alicia, Brianna, Steven, Addisyn, Hailey, Colin, Logan, Michael, Jack, Daniel, Caroline, Trenton, Matthew, Samuel, and Maggie, and several nieces and nephews.

 
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Michael J. Uhren

June 04, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Michael J. Uhren, 92, of West Mifflin passed away into the arms of the Lord our God on May 31, 2018. Mike was born October 18, 1926 in Duquesne, PA to George and Elisabeth Uhren.

Mike served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater during World War II. When he came home he was a mill worker, house builder and butcher before becoming a mailman, which he did for over 40 years. More importantly, when he came home, he went to Kennywood one day and freeloaded some French Fries from a gorgeous woman from Homestead named Helen Bakota. They would spend the next 70 years virtually inseparable. Mike is survived by his wife Helen (Bakota) of West Mifflin, son Greg Uhrlen (Kara) of South Fayette and granddaughters Kayla and Juliana Uhrlen of South Fayette. Mike was fearless and absolutely adored his granddaughters Kayla and Juliana. They were his pride and joy!

 
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Helen A. (Suchta) Gambal

June 03, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Helen A. (Suchta) Gambal, 98, formerly of Duquesne and Dravosburg, died peacefully on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Riverside Care Center, McKeesport. Born in Duquesne on April 11, 1921, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Turcik) Suchta. Mrs. Gambal was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin and a retired housekeeper for Jefferson Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Gambal and the loving mother of Donald (Grace) Gambal  of Cleveland, Ohio and the late Thomas Gambal. She is also survived by a sister, Pauline Perhac of Duquesne. In addition to her parents, husband and son she was also preceded in death by three brothers, John, Andrew and George Suchta, and three sisters, Mary Karafa, Anna Karafa, and Virginia Skoczylas.

 
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Rev. John Joseph Cuccaro

May 09, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Rev. John Joseph Cuccaro, 68, fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday May 4, 2019, in U.P.M.C. Presbyterian, Pittsburgh three weeks shy of his 40th Anniversary as a priest.

Born in Irwin, June 23, 1950, Father John, as he was affectionately called, was the only child of the late Angelo Joseph and Anna (Kochik) Cuccaro. A Priest of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh, Father John was the current Pastor of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, and the Administrator of Ascension Byzantine Catholic Church, Clairton.

Ordained on May 27, 1979, Father John served the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh at St. Michael, Sharon, PA, SS. Peter & Paul, Warren, Ohio, St. Mary, Morgantown, W. VA, St. Nicholas, Newtown, PA, St. Michael, Pleasant City, Ohio, Infant Jesus of Prague, Boardman, Ohio, Protection of Mary, Homer City, PA, Holy Cross, Coal Run, PA, St. Nicholas and Transfiguration, both in McKeesport, PA, St. John Chrysostom and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, both in Pittsburgh, PA, St. Michael in Hermitage, PA, and SS. Peter & Paul, Braddock, PA.

 
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Mark Vojnovich

April 02, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Mark Vojnovich, 92, of Duquesne, fell asleep in the Lord peacefully on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Walden’s View of North Huntingdon. Born in Duquesne, April 17, 1926, he was the son of the Late Eli Vojnovich and Mary Stipanovich. Mr. Vojnovich He was a member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, McKeesport. He was a retired proprietor of Butch’s Wonder Bar. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Beloved husband of the Late Elizabeth “Betty” Vojnovich, he is survived by his loving son Thomas Vojnovich of Florida, two brothers, Donald (Milena) Vojnovich of North Huntingdon and Eli Vojnovich of Duquesne, a sister-in-law Dolores Vojnovich of North Huntingdon, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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Regis John Yuhas

March 29, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Regis John Yuhas, 67, of Duquesne, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in UPMC Montefiore. Born on June 7, 1951, in McKeesport, he was the son of the Late Joseph John Yuhas and Virginia Marie Colby. Mr. Yuhas honorably served his country in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. Mr. Yuhas enjoyed playing guitar, fishing, and watching baseball. He especially loved the music of CCR. He is survived by his loving brother and sister, Daniel (Yvonne) Yuhas and Cheryl (David) McGeehan, and several nieces and nephews who will sorely miss him. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Karen Yuhas Reilly.

 
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Charles M. Roman

March 02, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Charles M. Roman, 30, of West Homestead, died suddenly February 28, 2019 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Pittsburgh, August 29, 1988, he was the son of Charles W. and Robin (Dumas) Roman. Mr. Roman was an employee of G.N.C. Wellness, an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also committed to fitness, health and well-being. He is survived by his loving parents, a brother, Anthony Roman, his maternal grandfather, Harry W. Dumas, his paternal grandmother, Yvonnie (Fullard) Roman and several Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

Private Family services will take place in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home Inc., 828 Richford St., Duquesne.

 


Joanne M. (Yarnovich) Jenco

February 27, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Joanne M. (Yarnovich) Jenco, 78, of West Mifflin died peacefully at home on Monday, February 25th, 2019.  Born on April 21st, 1940, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Kopolovich) Yarnovich.  Mrs. Jenco was a member of S.S. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, The Parish Club, GCW Woman’s Club, Secretary for Riverview Homes Association, a former member, and Recording and Financial Secretary for the Duquesne Junior Tamburitzans, and a 50 year member of Beta Sigma Phi,  Lauriate Delta Chapter, having served as the past President, Treasurer, and Recording Secretary.

 
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John M. Kocur

February 22, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

John M. Kocur, 67, of Windermere, Florida, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Born May 3, 1951, in McKeesport, PA and raised in Duquesne, PA he was the son of the late John and Anna  Galajda Kocur.  John was a Mechanical Engineer and worked for Aramco Oil Company in Houston, Texas and Saudi Arabia. He was the beloved husband of Mogie Kocur and the loving father of his daughter Sasha.  He is survived by his brother Ronald Kocur and sister Carol (Peter) Barsotti, sister-in-law Lynn Kocur and nieces and nephews.  He was also preceded in death by a brother Ernest.

 
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Andrew G. Vamos

February 14, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Andrew G. Vamos, 84, of Duquesne, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Born April 7, 1934, in West Mifflin, he was the son of the late John Joseph and Helen (Medar) Vamos. Mr. Vamos was a faithful member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and a retired employee  of Rennekamp Builders Supply Company and George M. Hall Lumber Company. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Lesko) Vamos, he is survived by his loving daughter, Barbara Elaine McDonnell (Dedris Davis) of McKeesport, two grandchildren, Cassandra and Krystian McDonnell, a great granddaughter, Arya Bisgoni, two brothers, Edward Vamos of Munhall and Raymond Vamos of Eighty-Four, and a sister, Elaine Tiboni of Export. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Vamos.

 
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Anna M. (Carek) Jordan

February 02, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Anna M. (Carek) Jordan, 60, of West Mifflin died peacefully at home on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Born in McKeesport, June 23, 1958, she was the daughter of the late John Carek and Beverly Ann (Romito) Dumas. Beloved wife of the late Richard E. Jordan, she is survived by her loving daughter Shawna (R.J.) Bobick, two sisters, Stephanie (Ted) Stojanoff and Robin (Chuck) Roman, two adored grandchildren, Aubree and Jordan Bobick, her step-father, Harry W. Dumas and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by a brother, Harry A. Dumas. Mrs. Jordan loved caring for her family.

 
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