Clorinda “Clo” Mastrocola

October 19, 2018 |

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Clorinda “Clo” Mastrocola, age 95, of North Versailles, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018. She was born August 12, 1923 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Charles and Nichol Mastrocola. She was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Forest Hills. She worked in the drafting department of Westinghouse Corporation in East Pittsburgh for over 39 years before retiring. She volunteered at the museum in Wilmerding and was a proud supporter of President Donald Trump. She is survived by her sisters Katherine Mastrocola and Betty (Richard) Groff; and many nieces and nephews.
 
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Kathryn Z. Murcek

October 19, 2018 |

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Kathryn Z. Murcek, 94, a resident of Golden Heights, former of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday October 17, 2018. She was born December 12, 1923 in Duquesne, a daughter of the late Rev. John and Katherine (Cernacek) Murcek and was also preceded in death by her siblings Olga Klevemann, Si, John L., David J., Milan S., Walter A., Daniel B., and Dr. Martin Murcek, Mildred Galla, and Milicent Prokop. She was a graduate of Duquesne High School and attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for two years. She was a retired assistant officer for Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh.
 
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Kevin L. Keller

October 15, 2018 |

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Kevin L. Keller, age 64, of North Versailles, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018. He was born November 9, 1953 in New Kensington, a son of the late Theodore and LaRue Keller. He was a long-time member of Linway United Presbyterian Church in North Versailles where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He retired after 32 years as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service in Monroeville, Plum and Penn Hills before spending the last 5 years as a Legislative Assistant to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He loved watching hockey, especially with his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of over 39 years, Susan E. (Krupa) Keller; children Shaun (Sabrina) Keller and Shannon (Tony Cautela) Jeffries; grandchildren Brianne Jeffries and Luca and Landon Keller; brothers Howard (Helen) Keller and Keith Keller; and sister Karen (John) Crandall.
 
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Arlene M. (Valiquette) Gida

October 09, 2018 |

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Arlene M. (Valiquette) Gida, 87, of North Versailles, passed away Saturday October 6, 2018.
 
She was born May 31, 1931 in Duquesne, a daughter of the late William H. and Elizabeth (Foster) Valiquette and was also preceded in death by her husband Theodore P. Gida Sr., a son David A. Gida, and her brothers Jack and William Valiquette. Her family was the most important part of her life. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother dedicated to caring for them.
 
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Ross F. Walton, Jr.

September 24, 2018 |

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Ross F. Walton, Jr., 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday September 20 2018, in UPMC East, Monroeville. He was born July 11, 1925, a son of the late Ross F. Sr. and Edna (Hoak) Walton and was also preceded in death by his first wife Lois (Williams) Walton in 1990, a brother Harry C. Walton, sister in law Naomi Walton, and brother in law Wilbur Dudley. He was a graduate of Norwin High School, class of 1943, served in the Army, and graduated from Duff’s Business School. Prior to retirement Mr. Walton was owner of R & H Screw Machine Company, the Walton Insurance Agency, as well as Walton Real Estate. He was a lifelong member of Westmoreland City Primitive Methodist Church where he was church organist for 70 years, served on the church Trustee Board, and acted as the church’s financial secretary.
 
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Elizabeth F. “Betty” Kifer

September 17, 2018 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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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