November 29, 2021 |
November 24, 2021 |
Albert C. "Red" Petrosky, 92 of Glassport, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 23, 2021 surrounded by his family. He is the son of the late Anthony and Frances (Walkowski) Petrosky. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Eileen (Dillhoff) Petrosky; daughters Janet A. Petrosky and Eileen "Tina" (Joseph) Bruno; loving granddaughters Lauren (Connor) Devoe and Christine Bruno; longtime family friend Cynthia Baum; and many nieces and nephews. A lifelong resident of Glassport and an employee of National Tube Company of McKeesport and US Steel Union. Albert enlisted in the US Army in 1951; performing duties as a military police officer stationed in France during the Korean War. Honorably discharged with the rank of Corporal. Returning to Glassport, Albert married Eileen and together raised 2 successful daughters. Red could usually be found in Glassport, frequenting the stores, Glassport diner and the Donut Shop, while socializing with friends. He loved outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting and long walks in the woods with his dogs. He loved all animals, especially liked to feed the outside wild animals as well as inside animals in his home. He loved watching professional sports, especially baseball and football. After retiring from US Steel at age 55, with over 30 years, "Red" spent his retirement years taking care of family and friends, especially his granddaughters, often attending their sporting events while making sure everyone was well fed. He was a former member of St. Cecelia Parish of Glassport presently St. Joachim and Anne Parish; where he loved to take the family to the fish fries and other church activities; a member of the PNA and the American Legion. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from 6 to 8. A funeral mass will be held Mon. 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Church. Interment following Calvary Cemetery, Port Vue, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in Albert's name.
November 18, 2021 |
Janet M. Moranelli, 71, of Glassport, died Nov. 17, 2021. She is the daughter of the late James Rocco and Angelina Hansford and beloved wife of Nicholas "Mutt" Moranelli, II. She is survived by her children Gina (Steve) Petras, Michael (Jennifer) Bell and Nicholas Moranelli, III; brother James Rocco; sister Florence Nehila; also 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.
November 15, 2021 |
Loretta Stetz Zunko, 86 years old of Glassport, died on November 15th, 2021, at Promedica Nursing Center of Bethel Park, PA.
She was the daughter of the late Pearl Pater Stetz and Boleslaw Stetz, stepdaughter of the late Maryann Stetz, and wife of the late Frank Zunko. She was a member of the Queen of the Rosary Parish (formerly the Holy Cross) and cherished her Polish heritage. Loretta retired as a school secretary of the former St. Michael’s School in Elizabeth. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and watching the Steelers, but her ultimate joy in her life was being “Baba” to her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter Linda Paese, son in law Mark, her son Daniel Zunko (late Rita), Grandchildren Kristen, Lauren, James and Julie, and great grandchildren Joycelyn and Jackson. Loretta is also survived by one very special niece, Pat Chiaverini, many other nieces and nephews, and dear friends Barbara and Mary Lou. She was pre-deceased by sisters Clara Hinton and Helen Mazurek, and brothers, Leonard, Henry, Edmund, Bernard, and Robert. Immediate family only will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home in Glassport on Saturday November 20th. There will be a mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am Nov 20th at Saints Joachim and Anne Parish at the Queen of the Rosary Church 530 Michigan Ave, Glassport, PA. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Port View. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, North Linden St, Duquesne, PA, 15110 in her honor. (Pittsburghfoodbank.org)
November 12, 2021 |
November 11, 2021 |
Audrey A. Yonek, 62, of Belle Vernon, died Nov. 10, 2021. She is the daughter of the late Elmer T. Yonek and Doris (Tamock) Harmon. She is survived by her daughter Theresa Brown; grandsons Cole and Seth Brown; siblings Ronald (Debbie) Yonek, Thomas Yonek, Christine Harmon, Eddie (Leslie) Yonek, Shelly Yonek and Ricki Yonek and step mother Joan Yonek; also many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother Elmer Michael Yonek. Audrey was a wonderful and loving mother, sister and friend. She would do anything for you. She had a beautiful personality , loved talking hunting with her brothers and loved cooking with the ladies. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Tues. from 6 to 7, at which time a funeral service will be held.
November 09, 2021 |
Barbara J. (Whigham) Santucci, 65 of Glassport, loving wife, aunt, mum, grandma, and great grandma, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, after a brief illness. She is the daughter of the late Richard and Louanna (Cramer) Whigham. Before her retirement, she had been a special education teacher and favorite morning waitress at the Glassport Diner. She was a member of Sampson Mills Presbyterian Church in White Oak and a member of the Lady Auxillary Legion Post No. 433, Glassport. Barb truly loved and enjoyed her family and pets. She owned cats and dogs over the years, and her most recent pride and joy was her boxer, Rocky. She loved family vacations and was the first to ask about family holiday meals. She appreciated each family member's unique personality. The role of an aunt, grandma and great grandma was very important to her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bob "Tuch" Santucci. She is survived by her sisters Pat (the late Lawrence) Trich and Bonnie (Sam) Gouker; step children Shanan Anderson, Dana Santucci and Kristy Thompson; step grandchildren Lenny, Maylin and Darren Vargo and Karlee, CJ and Shelby Thompson; step great grandhild Bentlee; nieces Jennifer (Vince), Teresa (Andy), Amber and Alexis; nephew Michael (Ashley); great nieces and nephews Amanda, Elianna, Isabella, Mikey and Kailey and many cousins who will all miss her dearly. Friends will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Thurs. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8. Additional visitation will be held Friday morning from 9-10am at the funeral home, followed by a funeral service will be held Fri. at 11:00 am at the Sampson Mills Presbyterian Church, 1665 Lincoln Way, White Oak Pa 15131. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to either Hillman Cancer Center or Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs.
November 05, 2021 |
Thomas C. Lapsley, 94, of Glassport died Nov. 5, 2021. He is the son of the late Thomas and Vivian (Ryckman) Lapsley and beloved husband of the late Corrine Lapsley. He was preceded in death by sons William and Paul. He is survived by his sons Thomas D. (Karin) Lapsley, Daniel (Darcia Narvaez) Lapsley, David (Joanne) Lapsley, John (Laurie) Lapsley, Raymond (Monica) Lapsley and Ronald (Shona) Lapsley; grandchildren Sarah (Robert) Wysocki, Vanessa Lapsley, Joseph (Shea) Lapsley, William (Tricia) Lapsley, Cara Lapsley, Katie (Sean) Jackson, Matt Bell, Amber (Nick Toner) Lapsley, Jake Bell, Amanda Lapsley, Emily Bell, Shane Lapsley and Christian Lapsley; great grandchildren Abby, Megan, Alex, Jarek, Reagan, Mason and Jack; sister Eleanor Frawley; ;also nieces and nephews. Tom was retired from US Steel Irvin Works; was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish; St. Vincent DePaul Society and served in the US Navy. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sun. from 6p to 8p. A funeral mass will be held Mon. 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Church with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki. Interment following Round Hill Cemetery.
November 03, 2021 |
Joseph Glagola (Mr. G), 90, of Glassport died Nov. 3, 2021. He is the son of the late Charles and Helen Glagola. He is survived by his beloved wife Gloria (Canelle) Glagola; son Paul (Donna) Glagola; grandchildren, whom he adored, Samantha (Douglas) Nicholas and Dr. Cameron (Caitlin) Glagola; great grandchildren Connor and Cole Nicholas and Cooper Glagola and sister Julia "Jay" Shaffer. He was preceded in death by his son Joseph John Glagola. Joe was retired from National Tube; was a member of St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church. He was an avid hunter; a handyman, who could fix anything; loved motorcycles and his candy and was a huge Pittsburgh sports fan. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Mon. from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7. A funeral blessing will be held Tues. 10:00 am at the funeral home. Interment following Grandview Cemetery.
October 25, 2021 |
Joseph Maizer, 68, of Glassport died October 23, 2021. He is the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Sypnieski) Maizer. He is survived by his wife Nicki Harbert; sons Joseph Maizer and Brian Maizer; daughter Heidi Fazio; granddaughters Vada and Rose Maizer. Joe was a member of the Fireman's Citizen Hose Co. #2 and the American Legion. He was retired from Universal Stainless and Alloy. Friends received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8. A funeral blessing will be held Friday 10am at the funeral home. Interment following Round Hill Cemetery.
October 25, 2021 |
October 18, 2021 |
Dr. Raymond G. Fasiczka PHD., 84, of Glassport died Sunday October 17, 2021. He is the son of the late George and Helen "Nellie" (Sopko) Fasiczka. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol (Lyons) Fasiczka; daughter Mary Pat Fasiczka; granddaughter Sarah Elizabeth Echaverria; great-grandchildren Lencie and Conrad; brother Ralph (Pat) Fasiczka; and sister Rosalie Faychak. Ray was a retired engineer with RGF Associates and was the owner/operator of Fuzzy's in Glassport. Friends received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday 10:30 am at Holy Angel's Church, 408 Baldwin Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15207.
October 07, 2021 |
Lorie D. Poston, 87, of Glassport, died Oct. 6, 2021. He is the son of the late Paul D. and Angela (Campbell) Poston and husband of the late MaryAnn (Dewar) Poston. Lorie is surived by his sons Ed (Cathy) Poston, Tom (Vickie) Poston and Jim (Lisa) Poston; daughter Kathy (Danny) Montenary; sister Evelyn Coward; many grandchildren and great grandchildren and also nieces and nephews. Lorie was retired from the Port Authority and was a member of the Glassport United Methodist Church and the Glassport Senior Citizens. Friends will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Mon. from 2 to 8. A funeral service will be held Tues. 10:00 am at the funeral home. Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Three Rivers Hospice; American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
October 06, 2021 |
Ronald J. Kirkwood, 73, of Glassport died Oct. 6, 2021. He is the son of the late Harrison and Dorothy (Kass) Kirkwood and husband of the late Florence (Michalosky) Kirkwood. He is survived by his son Chad (Cathy) Kirkwood; grandchildren Morgan, Sydney, Madison, Ethan, and Elyssa; great grandson Waylon; sister Deidre (the late Terry) Cleary; nephews Keith (Amy) DiMarco and Mike (Bre) Cleary and niece Tanis (Shaun) DiMarco. He was preceded in death by his son Ronald Scott Kirkwood. Ron was retired from US Steel, Irvin Works and was a member of the Glassport United Methodist Church; American Legion; PNA and Club 22. Friends will be received on Sun. from 2 to 8. A funeral service will be held Mon. 10:00 am in the funeral home. Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.
October 04, 2021 |
Phyllis M. Carrick, 88, of Glassport died Saturday October 2, 2021. She is the daughter of the late Zygmunt and Estelle Mularski. She was preceded in death by beloved husband Donald Carrick. She is survived by daughters Kathy (Lupe Ornelas) Carrick and Donna Adame; son John (Bill McDonald) Carrick; grandchildren April Adame, Kalley Adame, and Shawna (Sonny) Carapella; great-grandchildren Harry, Eli, Stella, and Ezra; sister Grace Vargo; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl Carrick and siblings Anthony, Ernie, Chris (Teenie), and Regis. Phyllis was a member of Christian Mothers, the Ladies Axillary and Queen of the Rosary Church. She also loved baking, cooking, and gardening.