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Ferne Feig Alpern

July 31, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Ferne Feig Alpern, age 85,  passed away on July 28, 2020, from complications of Alzheimer's Disease, formerly of Duquesne and White Oak, until living in Pittsburgh for a number of years. She was the daughter of the late Emil and Jenny (Kline) Silberman. Ferne is survived by her son Mark (Linda) Alpern of Delaware; grandchildren, Alexa and Brett Alpern of Delaware; niece and nephews, Jack (Bridget) Wintner, Dr. Morton (Lisa) Wintner, and Nancy Wintner.

 
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Ruth Milton

July 27, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Ruth Milton, age 61, of West Mifflin, died July 24, 2020, at home. Born September 17, 1958, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Robert Eugene and Ruth E. (Fuller) Englert and the wife of the late Roy Ellis Milton.

 
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Kenneth Petrulli

July 25, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Kenneth M. Petrulli, age 75, of McKeesport died July 24, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born June 8, 1945, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Michael and Jane (Gladkowski) Petrulli and the husband of Jayne (Brierly) Petrulli.

 
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Bernard M. Bubanic

July 24, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Bernard M. Bubanic, age 88, of Port Vue, died July 23, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born September 1, 1931, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late George and Anna (Pancurak) Bubanic and the husband of the late Roseann (Martin) Bubanic.

 
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Stephanie A. Christie

July 23, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Stephanie A. Christie, age 60, of McKeesport, died July 22, 2020, at home.  Born August 30, 1959, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Ruben and Caroline (Wargo) Madera and the wife of Roger Christie.  Stephanie worked as a cook for over 21 years at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Leilani Jade Brooks-Vazquez

July 20, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Leilani Jade Brooks-Vazquez, died peacefully in the arms of her parents on July 11, 2020, at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital. Born July 10, 2020, in Pittsburgh, and met the eyes of Jesus the very next day. She was the daughter of Leonard Brooks and Savannah Vazquez. Her life was a brief gift to us that will live on in our hearts forever.

 
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Rosemarie A. Glunt

July 11, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Rosemarie A. Glunt, age 72, of Greensburg, formerly of McKeesport, died July 9, 2020, at Golden Heights Personal Care Home of Irwin. Born February 11, 1948, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Bernadine (Jaskolski) Denicola and the wife of the late William Glunt.

 
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Frances L. Kosport

July 02, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Frances L. Kosport, age 72, of Donora, formerly of Duquesne, died June 24, 2020, at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Born November 4, 1947, in Duquesne, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Toth) Kosport.
Frances was retired from Hart Printing of Pittsburgh, where she worked in the fulfillment department. She was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Church of Donora. Frances enjoyed shopping, dining out, and games of chance.

 
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Louise J. Volponi

June 30, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Louise J. Volponi, age 90, of Liberty Borough, died on June 29, 2020, at Concordia Lutheran Ministries Assisted Living. Born July 17, 1929 in Allison, PA, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Galeziowski, and the wife of the late Mario F. Volponi.

 
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Shawn R. Hitchens

June 29, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Shawn R. Hitchens, age 64, of White Oak formally of Liberty Borough died June 27, 2020, at home. Born October 12, 1955, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Earl Maxwell and Betty (Robinson) Hitchens and the husband of Melinda (Marovich) Hitchens.

 
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Catherine J. Burkett

June 29, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Catherine J. "Kate" Burkett, age 80, of North Versailles, formerly of McKeesport, died June 25, 2020, at home.  Born December 28, 1939, in Liberty Borough, she was the daughter of the late James and Emma (Ballas) Harrison.  She was retired from Stratwood Catering as a kitchen cook.

 
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Dorothy P. Zruno

June 25, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Dorothy P. Zruno, age 85, of Greensburg, died June 23, 2020 at Greensburg Care Center. Born February 27, 1935, in Derry Township, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Marguarett (Veges) Allison and the wife of Joseph B. Zruno.
Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoyed the time she spent with her family.

 
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Ronald A. Yokimcus

June 17, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Ronald A. Yokimcus, age 59, of West Mifflin died June 14, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Born March 16, 1961, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and  Dorothy Yokimcus and the husband of Sharon Yokimcus.
Ronald worked as a construction laborer and was a member of Construction Labor Union 373. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 380.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children; Ronald (Sarah) Yokimcus; step-children, Jessie and Samantha Orosz; and four grandchildren.

Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Gerald "Gene" Faupel

June 12, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Gerald E, “Gene” Faupel 58, of North Versailles, PA departed this life on Monday, June 8, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport.

Born January 5, 1962 in Bunola, PA, he was the son of the late Edward E. and Roberta (Maple) Faupel and the loving fiancé of Rose Jones.

 
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Mary Ann Weimer

June 11, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Mary Ann Weimer, age 54, of McKeesport, died June 6, 2020.  Born August 1, 1965, she was the daughter of the late Carol Weimer and was preceded in death by grandparents, Joseph and Ann Weimer. Mary Ann worked at Life Care as a unit secretary and was known to help others in need. She was a lifelong Steeler fan and always enjoyed watching them play.  She is survived by many cousins, special friends, and her dogs, Brooks and Toby.  

 
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