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Elizabeth F. “Betty” Kifer

September 17, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Elizabeth F. “Betty” Kifer, 91, of Monroeville, formerly of Irwin, died Friday September 14, 2018. She was born July 3, 1927 in Titusville, a daughter of the late Clyde L. and Iris (Mook) Friend and was also preceded in death by her husband James B. Kifer and her brother and his wife Clyde and Myrtle Friend. She was a retired secretary for Equitable Gas Co. and a longtime member of First United Church of Christ, Irwin. Prior to her husband’s passing they enjoyed traveling in their motorhome and enjoyed bridge club with friends.
 
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Pauline M. (Cline) Smith

September 11, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Pauline M. (Cline) Smith, 89, of Irwin, died Sunday September 9, 2018. She was born June 19, 1929, in Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late Paul L. and Anne (Williams) Cline and was also preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Smith. She was a retired employee of Westmoreland County as a tax assessor and a member of West Hempfield Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, playing cards, and crocheting. She is survived by her children Karen L. (John) Reed of Irwin, Beverly (the late Joseph) Patton of Derry and Paul R. Smith of New Derry; her grandchildren Nicole (Drew) Reckhart, Jennifer (Matthew) Stephens, Matt Reed (fiancé Danielle), and Renee Root; eleven great grandchildren; and a sister Geraldine Shafley of London, OH.
 
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Anthony M. Mulac

September 08, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Anthony M. Mulac, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday September 6, 2018. He was born February 25, 1932 in Port Vue, a son of the late Daniel and Anna (Flanyak) Mulac and was also preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Mae Pickell, and brother Daniel Mulac. He was a proud U.S. Army Ranger Veteran that served during the Korean Conflict and he was retired of Bethlehem Mine, Marianna, PA. Anthony is survived by his children Susan (David) Petrulak of Jeannette, Sherry (Don) Acalotto of North Huntingdon, Patricia (J.R.) Acalotto of North Huntingdon, and Pamela (Bob) Beranek of Irwin; grandchildren Erica, Anthony, Kellie, Kristopher, Brianna, Leanndra, and Lindsay; and 8 great grandchildren.
 
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Cecilia Marie (Forgie) Ditter

September 05, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Cecilia Marie (Forgie) Ditter, age 75, of North Huntingdon, formally of Turtle Creek passed away peacefully at Forbes Regional Hospital on Monday, September 3, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Robert Forgie and Lorraine (Forgie) Engleman. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church and former member of Penn Woods United Methodist before its closing. She worked at the Irwin Bank and Trust as the bank manager for over 20 years before retiring. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister Carolyn Miller. She is survived by her husband of over 56 years Donald “Don” F. Ditter, children Tammy (John) Blackwood of Rostraver and Donald R. “Dirt” (Dana) Ditter of Trafford; grandchildren Kolin and Megan Ditter; sister Anita (Robert) Minnix of Richmond, Virginia; brother Robert (Donna) Forgie of Turtle Creek; brother-in-law Tommy Miller; and many nieces and nephews especially Christopher and Carter Minnix who thought of her as “grandma”.
 
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Leonard Tramonte

September 03, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Leonard Tramonte, 79, of Irwin, died Saturday September 1, 2018, at home. He was born April 14, 1939, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Michael and Julia (Falce) Tramonte and was also preceded in death by a brother Thomas. Lenny was a retired chef but more importantly a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He loved to fish and loved spending time with family especially pasta dinners on Sunday. He is survived by his wife of 26 years Teresa M. “Terri” (Hixon) Tramonte; his daughters Jennifer (Gregory) Eshom and Jessica (Steven) Dean; his grandchildren Gianna, Nicholas, Julia, Jacob, Sophia, and Olivia; his siblings Richard Tramonte and Madeline (Leonard) Fusco; also nieces and nephews including his special nephew James (Toni) Tramonte.
 
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Diane Louise (Seeman) Bostedo

August 29, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Diane Louise (Seeman) Bostedo, age 71, of Wilkinsburg, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018. She was born on April 21, 1947 in Altoona, a daughter of the late Albert and Margaret Seeman. She was a member of the Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church in Pittsburgh. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son Daniel J. Bostedo. She is survived by her loving husband of over 54 years Archie T. Bostedo Jr., children Thomas P. (Heather) Bostedo of North Versailles, Jason A. (Melissa) Bostedo of Carrick, Patrick J. (Daniela) Bostedo of Wheeling, West Virginia and Amanda L. Bostedo of Wilkinsburg; 13 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and many brothers and sisters.
 
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Maria Elena Arguelles

August 29, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Maria Elena Arguelles, 59, of Irwin, died unexpectedly Monday August 27, 2018 at home. She was born January 7, 1959 in Oklahoma City, OK, a daughter of the late Arturo Jimenez Sr. and Maria (Menchaca) Arguelles. Maria earned an associate degree as an Office Technician/Medical Assistant and worked as a customer specialist for CVS Pharmacy in their Spanish department. She was a wonderful loving generous person, a history enthusiast, and loved animals especially kitties. She is survived by her life partner Cynthia L. Snyder; her siblings Margarita Arguelles, Amelia Aleman, and Joe Arguelles; nieces Yda Aleman, Laura (Mario) Esparza; and great niece Nikki Aleman all of Kingsville, TX; also her cherished friend Katherine Janeway.
 
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Alfonse J. Wezorek, Jr.

August 27, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Alfonse J. Wezorek, Jr., 70, of Monroeville, died Saturday August 25, 2018. He was born April 29, 1948 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Alfonse Sr. and Mary (Sokolowski) Wezorek. Al grew up in North Versailles and was an Eagle Scout. He was a retired IT Specialist for GNC, Pittsburgh. He is survived by his daughter Jill Cone and her husband Daniel a grandson Julian Cone and a sister Mary Ann Lang and her husband Michael. T
 
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Alan G. Reese

August 27, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Alan G. Reese, 92, formerly of Irwin, died Saturday August 25, 2018. He was born August 1, 1926 in Homestead, the son of the late George and Alice G. (Rogers) Reese. He was a Navy veteran of WWII and received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana Teachers College. He retired as an electrical draftsman/technical illustrator for Westinghouse Electric Corp., East Pittsburgh. Alan was a member of West Hempfield Presbyterian Church, the Greensburg Art Center, and was a former member of Strawpump VFD. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Betty May (Thomas) Reese; his children Nancy Reese of Pittsburgh, Thomas Reese (Sara) of Cortez, CO, and Steven Reese (Louise) of Bethel Park; his grandchildren, Reese McArdle, Tessa McArdle, Caitlyn Reese Duran (Mo), Dylan Reese, and Maxwell Reese and great granddaughter Ellie Duran.
 
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William R. Waugaman

August 24, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

William R. Waugaman, 82, of North Huntingdon, died Thursday August 23, 2018. He was born March 7, 1936 in North Irwin, a son of the late William and Blanche (Ralph) Waugaman and was also preceded in death by siblings Es Fohner, George Rain, Russell Rain, and Loretta Waugaman. Bill was a fifty year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker’s, Local #5 and a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin. He was a life member of Irwin Sportsman’s Club and liked to hunt and fish. He was a NASCAR fan and a Steelers fan. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Valerie M. (Lakatosh) Waugaman; his children Jodi L. Supko and her husband Jerome and Chad W. Waugaman both of North Huntingdon; his grandchildren Kira Zyvith, and Brady and Travis Waugaman; also nieces and nephews.
 
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Sandra “Sandy” A. (Sheesley) Novak

August 20, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Sandra “Sandy” A. (Sheesley) Novak, age 61, of East McKeesport passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018. She was born October 19, 1956 in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Gifford “Bud” and Barbara Sheesley. She worked for over eight years as a cashier at the Dollar General in North Versailles. She is survived by her husband of over 42 years David E. Novak; son David E. Novak Jr. of East McKeesport; sisters Robin (Honalee Harrington) Sheesley of Durham, North Carolina, Bonnie Story of Madison, Wisconsin and Darlene (George) Batch of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
 
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Charlotte Rae (Whitaker) Evans

August 14, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Charlotte Rae (Whitaker) Evans, 89, of Derry, formerly of Trafford, passed peacefully Friday August 10, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born May 16, 1929 in Wall, a daughter of the late Charles Roy and Edith Mae (Miller) Whitaker and was also preceded in death by her husband Joseph F. Evans. Charlotte was a former cook for LaDonne Restaurant, North Huntingdon and was a member of Bible Baptist Church, Latrobe, the Theological Society of East McKeesport, and was a longtime volunteer for at the Grapeville VFD Gun Bash. She was a former active Girl Scout Leader while living in Illinois. She is survived by her children Faye D. Villa-James and her husband Ken of Cavittsville and Charles S. Evans and his wife Sandra Niehl of Turtle Creek; her grandchildren Kenneth (Vickie) James of Latrobe, Bethany A. James of Avalon David K. (Ashley) James of Greensburg Darlene F. (Chris) Fiasco of Monroeville, Alan Kunkle of Turtle Creek, and Anna (Aaron) Gabor also of Turtle Creek; her great grandchildren Michael C. and Matthew J. James of Latrobe, Autumn Gabor of Pitcairn Robert Kunkle of Washington state, Andrew Kunkle of New Kensington, Tyler Gabor of Pitcairn, and Brandon and Delana Gabor of Turtle Creek; and has been blessed with three great great grandchildren living in Washington state; siblings Robert A. (Patsy Joan) Whitaker Sr. of Valparaiso, IN and Edith M. Pedder of Herminie; also nieces Michele Whitaker and Edith Mae (Daniel) Ruggiero III and nephews Robert A. Whitaker Jr and Ray Alan (Jessica) Pedder; also great nieces and nephews.
 
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Samuel R. Mazzei

August 12, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Samuel R. Mazzei, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday August 8, 2018. He was born September 5, 1931 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Samuel N. and Francis (Soloman) Mazzei and was also preceded in death by his wife Eunice M. (Sestrich) Mazzei; a brother Francis Mazzei, and sisters Angela Palotti and Mary Williams. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, North Huntingdon, retired employee of Calgon Carbon, Pittsburgh, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of Teamsters Local 249, and a member of VFW Post . Samuel is survived by his children Samuel R. (Lauren) Mazzei Jr. of North Huntingdon and Joseph R. (Tammie) Mazzei of Industry; grandchildren Catherine E. , Joseph S., and Katie M. Mazzei; a brother Robert Mazzei of Alison Park; and nieces and nephews.
 
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Robert S. "Rob" McKinley

August 08, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Robert S. "Rob" McKinley, age 46, of Pittsburgh and Bedford PA, unexpectedly passed away on his farm on August 6, 2018. He was born December 1971 in Reading PA, son of Judy (Jenny) McKinley and the late Robert “Bob” McKinley, grandson of Goldie and the late Walter “Bud” McKinley, and the late Jack and Mary Rose Jenny. He graduated from Norwin Senior High School in the class of ’90. While attending various colleges, he was making a name for himself as a young entrepreneur, having ran and/or owned multiple businesses by his 30’s. Most recently, Rob was working at Hydro Extrusions North America as a Senior Business Analyst. He was a member of the Bedford Elks, and a supporter of the Bedford PA Humane Society. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, collecting antique furniture, and driving fast cars. He was a caring, outgoing, and energetic man who was loved by many and will be missed by all. Rob is survived by his wife and partner of 23 years, Allison White-McKinley; his mother Judy McKinley; his sisters, Heather Grove and her husband, Don Grove, of Johnson City, TN, Kathleen McKinley and her partner, Nathan Botti, of Herminie, PA, and his brother Patrick “Butch” McKinley and fiancé Patricia Schuler of Dormont, PA; six beloved nieces and nephews; and his loving dog, Daisy.

 
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Barry J. Palm

August 02, 2018 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Barry J. Palm, 51, of North Versailles, died Tuesday July 31, 2018. Barry was born June 11, 1967 in McKeesport a son of the late Robert W. Sr. and Phyllis (Miller) Palm and was also preceded in death by a sister Victoria McWilliams. He was an employee of Cleveland/Price Inc., Trafford, and a member of the Ukrainian Club in Wilmerding. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed riding his motorcycle. He is survived by his daughter Kelley Koring and her husband Craig of New Stanton; his grandchildren Hunter, Savannah, and Nevaeh; his siblings Jean Sturgess and her husband Dave of Manor and Robert W. Palm Jr of Youngwood; also nieces and nephews.
 
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