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Christine M. Gretz

September 22, 2020 |

By Willig Funeral Home | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Christine M. Gretz, age 73, of Liberty Borough died September 18, 2020.  She passed away peacefully in the company of family at home. Born February 2, 1947, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Wargo) Matta Sr. and the loving wife of Daniel E. Gretz for 54 years.
Tina worked as a manager for Walmart in the shipping and receiving department for 26 years. She enjoyed reading mystery novels and watching crime dramas in her free time. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family and she loved her cats. Tina enjoyed vacationing with her family.  She especially  loved to walk the beach collecting seashells. Tina and her family made annual trips to the Eastern Seaboard.  Her favorite destinations included the Outer Banks and Topsail Island, North Carolina and Ocean City, Maryland.  Tina and Daniel were soul mates, and as children, they made their first communion together at Holy Trinity Church in McKeesport.

 
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Beverly A. Prokop

September 22, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Beverly A. Prokop, age 86, of McKeesport, died September 16, 2020, at Kane Community Living Center of McKeesport. Born January 24, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Dzugan) Berry and the wife of the late George V. Prokop.
Beverly took great pride in caring for her family and her home. She was a member of the St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church of McKeesport.

 
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Keith Donald Nelson

September 17, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Keith Donald Nelson, age 44, of McKeesport, died September 12, 2020, at home. Born November 25, 1975, in Miami, FL, he was the son of Mark (Susan) Nelson of Yorktown, VA, and Karen (Kevana) Bishop of McKeesport.
Keith was a self-employed plumber. He attended First Evangelical Free Church of McKeesport. Keith was a hardworking, fun-loving son, father, and friend. He had the biggest heart and was always willing to lend an ear or a hand.

 
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Robert S. Drowser

September 16, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Robert S. Drowser, age 64, of Jeannette, gained his wings September 14, 2020, with his wife, Colleen S. (Morris) Drowser, by his side. Born March 14, 1956, he was the son of the late Robert and Margaret (Lininger) Drowser.

 
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Harry J. Schmidt

September 12, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Harry J. Schmidt, age 68, of Christy Park, died September 10, 2020, at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center. Born January 22, 1952, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Harry D. and Mary (Stinson) Schmidt.
Harry was a retired master gunsmith. He was US Air Force veteran serving during Vietnam Veteran War. Harry loved fishing, hunting, and shooting pool.

 
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Della K. "Tootie" Santucci

September 12, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Della K. "Tootie" Santucci, age 81, of McKeesport, died September 9, 2020, at UPMC East.  Born March 28, 1939, at the family home in Little Boston, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Sarah (Shaffer) Hodge and the wife of the late William J. Santucci, Sr.

 
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Eugene B. Tyler

September 01, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Eugene B. "Gene" Tyler, age 50, of Port Vue, died at home on August 29, 2020. Born September 10, 1969, in McKeesport, he was the son of William and Allie (Schmeltz) Tyler and the loving husband of Jennifer (Nordine) Tyler for 31 years.

Gene was a 1987 graduate of McKeesport High School and went on to enlist in the Navy. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed spending time at his camp near Kittanning. At home, you could find him cooking, watching Nascar, rooting for the Steelers and Penguins, and spending time with his family.

 
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Sally A. Williams

August 27, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Sally A. Williams, age 55, of McKeesport, died August 26, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born May 23, 1965, in Mckeesport, she was the daughter of Mary Holden and the late Lawrence Craig.

Sally worked as a CNA at the former Liberty Manor Nursing Home until her illness would no longer allow her. She took great pride in caring for her children and home. Sally enjoyed camping, music, and taking long car rides.

In addition to her mother, Sally is survived by her partner Erik Bachman, Sr.;  husband, Robert Williams; children, Amanda (Sean) Fine of White Oak, Megan (William) Gumpher of Finleyville, Bobbie Jo Williams of Christy Park, Matthew Williams of West Newton, Zachary, and Cole Bachman both of Versailles Borough; grandchildren, Isabella, Aiden, Kristin, Madrix, Kaydence, and Keira; siblings, Lawrence Craig, Sr., Mary Lou Wilson, and Hope (Robert) Ross of McKeesport; also many nieces and nephews.

 
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Joan S. Bellavance

August 24, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Joan “Sexy” Bellavance, 85 “forever 39” of Elizabeth (formerly of Clairton) Pennsylvania, passed away on August 21, 2020.  Joan was a lifetime parishioner and pillar of the Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, a member of the  Jefferson Hospital Community Health Counsel, former secretary for Clairton City School District and account servicer for Pittsburgh and New England Trucking Company, as well as an avid Trump supporter.

 
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Ronald E. Stebick

August 21, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Ronald E. Stebick, age 80, of Liberty Borough, died August 21, 2020, at LGAR Health & Rehabilitation Center of Turtle Creek. Born October 27, 1939, in Scranton, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Drost) Stebick and the husband of Lee N. (Shevke) Stebick for over 51 years.

 
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Daniel V. DeCecco

August 18, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Daniel V. DeCecco, age 69, of Duquesne, died August 16, 2020, at UPMC Mercy Hospital.  Born February 13, 1951, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late George and Rose (Kolich) DeCecco and beloved husband of Laura (Jackson) DeCecco for 48 years.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Denise DeCecco; grandchildren, James Booth, Roseanna Booth and Charlayne DeCecco and brother, Paul DeCecco.  He was preceded in death by brother, George DeCecco and sister, Olivia DeCecco.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.  Chris Odasso, Owner.

 


James G. Bell

August 16, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

 

James G. Bell, age 52, of North Huntingdon, died August 14, 2020, at home. Born, March 2, 1968 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late George and Johanna (Zewilla) Bell and the husband of Lynn (Rice) Bell.

 
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Joseph W. Campbell, Jr.

August 12, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Joseph W. Campbell, Jr., age 93, of Clairton, died July 28, 2020, at home. Born June 8, 1927, in Elizabeth, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph W., Sr., and Margaret (Boyd) Campbell.

Joe was retired from the former Continental Can Corporation, where he worked as the lead line mechanic. In his early years, Joe was a volunteer Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary. He was also a member of the F&AM. Joe was an avid automobile enthusiast and was proud to show off his tool collection.

 
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Peter Joseph "PJ" Mayfield

August 08, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Peter Joseph "PJ" Mayfield, Jr. age 30, of Glassport, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020.  He was born October 7, 1989, in McKeesport to Peter Mayfield, Sr., and Joann (Carr) Mayfield, of Glassport. He was the loving husband of Emma Katherine (Harrison) Mayfield and loving father of Morgan Mayfield (Mother) Jessika Lacivita, Haylee Holmes and Ashlee Harrison.

 
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Dolores "Dolly" Osiecki

August 04, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Dolores “Dolly” Osiecki - an angel has left this earth and is now in heaven. Formerly of Port Vue, passed away on August 2, 2020. Dolly worked at the G.C. Murphy, Co. Warehouse, for more than 40 years. Born in Canonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Zydanowicz) Osiecki. Preceded in death by sisters, Sally (Steve) Gaidos, Justine (Chey) Antkiewicz, Gertie (Bill) Fox, brothers Ben (Juanita), Norman (Jean), and Alfred Osiecki.

 
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