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Joann L. Tarcy

July 07, 2018 |

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

Joann L. Tarcy, 71, of Sherman Oaks, California, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, June 26, 2018 at home. Born in McKeesport, May 29, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Ann (Radvansky) Tarcy. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and a retired legal secretary. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Patricia Tarcy of Irwin.

 
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Robert W. Guzewicz

June 30, 2018 |

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

Robert W. Guzewicz, 76, of Duquesne, died peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2018, in Southwestern Medical Center. Born in McKeesport, July 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Edward  and Olga (Gonchar) Guzewicz. Mr. Guzewicz was a member of Christ, Light of the World Church, Duquesne, The Knights of Columbus Council # 4210, The AARP Bowling League Chapter 3172, and an avid bowler. He was a retired Craneman of the former US Steel Corp. Duquesne Works and proudly served his country in the US Army. Beloved husband of Donna (Lamanna) Guzewicz; he is also survived by his loving daughter, Diane and her husband, Danny Sims of Cincinnati, OH; and a brother, George and his wife, Jenny Guzewicz of Palm City, FL.

 
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Rita C. Hyzy Fatula

June 14, 2018 |

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

Born on August 11, 1918, our dear mother, Rita C. Hyzy Fatula, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in her 100th year. She is the beloved mother of Sr. Mary Ann Fatula, O.P., Bill (Mary Jean) Fatula, Mike (Late Barbara) Fatula, Rita (Don) Moldovan, and Dave (Faustyna) Fatula. She is also survived by seven treasured grandchildren, nine beloved great-grandchildren, and loving nieces and nephews. Mom was the Lord's precious gift to us. Her deep Catholic faith, her sweet and gracious temperament, her kind, peaceful disposition, and her gentle loving ways made her the very heart and soul of our family and a joy to all who knew her.

 
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Barbara A. (Bickus) Hart

June 08, 2018 |

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

Barbara A. (Bickus) Hart, 77, of West Mifflin, died Thursday June 7, 2018, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Born in Duquesne, November 8, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Barbara (Kostelnik) Bickus. Mrs. Hart was a member of the Homeville Christian Church, the Homeville Fire Hall Women's Auxiliary, and a dedicated employee of Conrad's Catering with 29 years of service. Beloved wife of William "Murph"  Hart, she is also survived by her loving children, Barbara (James) Dorney, Kathleen Koval, and Mark  T. Hart; seven grandchildren, a great- granddaughter, Harper, and a sister, Juanita (Late Charles) Sloss.

 
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Lois Ann Amiano

May 31, 2018 |

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

Lois Ann Amiano, 63, born January 13, 1955 passed away unexpectedly on May 29,2018. She was met by her parents Charles & Lois (Scott) Amiano, her brother Charles J. (Chuckie) Amiano, and her beloved pet Kirby. She leaves behind her three daughters Eva West, Courtney (Michael) DeVinney, and Marissa (Joe Thompson) Broadus. She was known affectionately as Ma, MeeMaw, and Gammie by her six grandchildren Michael West, Dylan Thompson, Ava Amiano, Joseph Thompson III, Vivienne DeVinney, and Audrey Thompson. Aside from her girls and grandchildren she leaves behind her three sisters, Linda Eiler, Shirley Amiano, Susan Hudson, and a brother Craig Amiano along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. She was loved immensely by her girls as she was an amazing and caring mother. She loved her grandchildren fiercely and spoiled them rotten. She was always supportive, smiling, joking, and doing her best to lighten the mood. She will forever be missed and treasured. Friends received, Monday, June 4, 2018, from 4-7 with a prayer service to follow in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home,  828 Richford St., Duquesne, PA.

 


Charles P. "Chick" Sloss

May 12, 2018 |

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

Charles P. "Chick" Sloss, 89, of West Mifflin, died peacefully on Friday, May 11, 2018 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Duquesne, May 19, 1928, he was the son of the late Edward and Violet (Morgan) Sloss. Mr. Sloss was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne, a retired employee of the Fisher Body Plant of General Motors and the Union Rail Road Company. Mr. Sloss was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his loving wife, Juanita Bickus Sloss, four daughters, Cheryl (Larry) Stefan, Beverly (John) Seba, Karen  Boytos and Nita (Richard) Ignat, all of West Mifflin; a brother, Thomas Sloss, fifteen grand children and twenty-four great grandchildren.

 
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Mary Helen Kozak

April 27, 2018 |

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

Mary Helen Kozak, 86, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in the Grove at Irwin. Born in McKeesport, March 11, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Skolnik) Fuzak. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Kozak and a son, Stephen F. Kozak. She is survived by a daughter Carrie Kozak of North Huntingdon, and a grandson, Charles Stephen Thomas of Wexford.

 
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Edward R. Sudzina

April 22, 2018 |

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

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Edward R. Sudzina age 91. He passed peacefully on April 19, 2018. Our family have found ourselves humbled by the outpouring of love, support, and prayers we have received from all. They have been heard and appreciated. Edward was born February 28, 1927 to the late Michael and Mary (Chir) Sudzina in Duquesne, PA. He is survived by his children, Martin W Sudzina, Debra Keane (Mike) and Mari Lynn Klein (Rick). Grandchildren, Jenifer A Burns (Aaron), Tara E Keane, Gregory J Sudzina, Adara Drish, Great Grandson Nolan G Keane and many nieces and nephews.

 
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Mildred L. "Millie" (Machek) Cmar

March 02, 2018 |

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

Mildred L. "Millie" (Machek) Cmar, 90, of Duquesne, died peacefully Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Riverside Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born in Duquesne, January 23, 1928, she was the daughter of the Late Charles and Anna (Carpek) Machek. Mrs. Cmar was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, The Confraternity of Christian Mothers, K of C Senior Citizens, K of C 4210 Auxiliary, Duquesne Annex Senior Citizens, and a graduate of Mason/Frederick Beauty School. She was the beloved wife of the Late Joseph B. Cmar. This year they would have celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary. She is survived by their loving daughters, Eileen (Patrick) Bridge of Forest Hills, Joanne (David) Jordan of Port Vue, and Mary Lou (Charles) Mahoney of West Mifflin, eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, and lifelong friend Dorothy Stringer. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Szabo and Mary Ann Cohen.

 
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Irene A. (Girovsky) Seech

February 26, 2018 |

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

Irene A. (Girovsky) Seech, 82, of West Mifflin died peacefully Friday, February 23, 2018 in Riverside Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born November 14, 1935, in Duquesne, she was the Daughter of the late Michael and Ann (Hanyak) Girovsky. Mrs. Seech was a member SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and a former school crossing guard in West Mifflin. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest L. Seech. She is survived by a son, Ernest (Wendy) Seech of West Mifflin, and two granddaughters, Delainy and Emily. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah A. Seech, and three brothers, William, Edward and Michael Girovsky.

 
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Frank Joseph (Big Poe) Pulkownik

January 29, 2018 |

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

Frank Joseph (Big Poe) Pulkownik, 79, of Wind Ridge, passed away on January 27, 2018. Frank was born October 3, 1938 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Frank and Sophia (Tereletsky) Pulkownik, of Duquesne. Frank served as a Heavy Truck Driver in the US Army from 1958-1961.  After his military service, Frank protected his community for 23 years as a Police officer for the city of Duquesne.  After leaving the Police Force, Frank worked as a laborer with Mastech until his retirement. Frank enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching his grandsons participate in sporting events. Frank is survived by his former wife, Joanne Patrick of Munhall; two sons, John Pulkownik of Castle Shannon, and Joe Pulkownik of Munhall; two grandsons, Dylan and Logan Pulkownik of West Mifflin; and a brother, Bill (Jeanne) Pulkownik of Wind Ridge, along with several nieces and nephews.

 
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Maria Elizabeth (Bajus) Heddleston

January 23, 2018 |

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

Maria Elizabeth (Bajus) Heddleston, 42, is now with the Lord, after her 7-year battle of stage four breast cancer, on January 22, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Maria was born August 28, 1975 in Pittsburgh, PA to Donald and Mary Louise Bajus.  She was a 1993 graduate of Steel Valley High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Edinboro University in 1997.  She also earned a Master’s of Education from Slippery Rock in 2003.  In 2008, she became a National Board Certified Teacher and recently became recertified in December of 2017.  She was very active in St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Munhall.  Maria married Brian Heddleston in November of 2001.

 
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Robert H. Keeler

November 29, 2017 |

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

Robert H. Keeler, 88, of North Versailles died peacefully Sunday, November 26, 2017 in The Grove at Irwin. Born in North Braddock, August 2,1929, he was the son of the late William J. and Elva M. (Westover) Keeler. Mr. Keeler was a member of S.S. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, a retired Quality Control Inspector for Myers and Powers, and a proud U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Beloved husband of the late Anne (Skovranko) Keeler, he is survived by a daughter Robin (Teresa Gola) Keeler of North Versailles, and a son Randy (Kay) Keeler of Apex, N.C. and two grandchildren, Mary Hunter and Joseph Keeler.

 
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John Vojnovich

November 26, 2017 |

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

John Vojnovich, 92, of North Huntingdon Twp. passed away at his home Saturday, November 25, 2017.

He was born March 23, 1925 in Duquesne to the late Eli and Mary Stipanovich Vojnovich. 

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dolores Richardson Vojnovich.  Also surviving are a sister, Helen Vojnovich Medic, and Donald (Milena) Vojnovich of N. Huntingdon, Mark and Eli Vojnovich of Duquesne, William Vojnovich of Moon Twp., and sister-in-law, Marion Richardson Andresky, of Cecil.   Many nephews and nieces also survive.

Mr. Vojnovich was graduated from Duquesne Schools in 1945. From California University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in Industrial Arts and Math, he earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1951 and a master's degree in education in 1972. 

Mr. Vojnovich was a retired Industrial Arts and Math teacher in the Duquesne School District.

 
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Luke J. Jenkins

November 13, 2017 |

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

Luke J. Jenkins, 24, of Duquesne passed away on Friday, November 10,2017. Born in Pittsburgh, July 25, 1993, he was the son of Scott and Erin (McDermitt) Jenkins Sr. In addition to his parents, he is also survived by a brother, Scott Jenkins, Jr., and a sister Hannah Jenkins, maternal grandfather James McDermitt and paternal grandparents Doris and Thomas Jenkins. Family and friends will be received in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Avenue, Duquesne, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 3pm until time of Services at 6pm.

 
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