June 21, 2018 |
May 30, 2018 |
Mary Emma Hays (Hospodar), 93 of Glassport, passed away on Tues., May 29, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born on Nov. 30, 1924 to Andrew and Mary (Bokomlasko) Hospodar. Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Burton Hays and 6 siblings, John (Hobby) and Paul Hospodar, Margaret Urban, Rose Grivna, Helen Murawski and Irene Hospodar and sister-in-law Madeline (Mimi) Hospodar. Mary was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish and its Christian Mothers Society. She worked for the Draft Board during WWII and credited her fluency with languages in her success. She retired from the Army Corps of Engineers at age 68. She also worked at Holy Cross School and for South Allegheny in the Title One Program. Mary was the proud mother of 6 children, 18 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren: Children, Andrea (Joe Bernot) Vojtko, David (Debbie) Hays, Tim (Eileen) Hays, Doris (George) Protz, Eileen Hays and Brian (Eileen) Hays; grandchildren Jennifer (Robert) Wachs, Melanie (Jeff) Flickinger, Nicole (Brian) Ewert, Missy, Mindy and Amanda Protz, Megan (Jordan) Soyke, Samantha (Kit) Baldwin, Josh (Chrissy) Hays, Tim B. (Brittany) Hays, Lauren, Brian, Kathryn, John and David Hays, Richard (Kristen) Giannandrea and Brian John "BJ" (Tuesday Kenney) Hays and Ashleigh (Nate) Nix; great grandchildren Tyler and Dylan Wachs, Will and Ben Flickinger, Chloe, Owen and Logan Soyke, Vivian Baldwin, Emma, Maddie and Lucas Hays, Scarlett Giannandrea, Aria Jade Nix and Harper Hays. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thurs. 2-8. A funeral mass will be held Fri. 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Parish with Rev. Miroslaus Wojcicki. Interment following Round Hill Cemetery.
May 29, 2018 |
May 21, 2018 |
Debra A. Kelch, 60, of Glassport, died May 20, 2018. She is the daughter of the late Stanely and Evelyn (Balla) Winkler. She is survived by her beloved husband Michael Kelch; sister Donna (Lawrence) Kurucz, Niece Melissa (John) Blake and her children Dylan Kurucz, Ashley Blake, Elizabeth Blake and Jonathon Blake; and nephews Justin and Josh Kurucz. Debra was preceded in death by her brother Thomas Winkler. Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.
May 18, 2018 |
Dean E. "Deano" Keener, 58 of Glassport died May 16, 2018. He is the son of the late William and Belva (Matthews) Keener. Dean is survived by his beloved wife Gloria (Walsh) Keener; daughter Kristen Keener; grandchildren Mykal Massrotian, Larry Jackson, Malik Jackson, Alaina Jackson, Trevaughn Jackson and Naveaha Jones; brothers Gary (Sheila) Keener and Daryl Keener; sisters Pam Nasal, Sheila (Joe) Lucey, Cheryl Ann Campbell, Nancy Sisko and Brenda Keener. He was a beloved uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Also, a very special friend to two very special little boys, Devin and Aden. He was preceded in death by sister Teena Keener and brothers Bill and Georgie Keener. Dean was an avid toy car collector and would repair them and give them to Devin and Aden. Dean was always quick with a joke to make people smile and always willing to help when needed. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Mon. 6-8. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Wojciechowski Funeral Home.
April 16, 2018 |
William T. Dzurko, Jr., 60 of McKeesport, died April 16, 2018. He is the son of the late William T. and Anne (Basarab) Dzurko, Sr. Beloved husband of Celeste (Potter) Dzurko. He is survived by his son John (Amy) Dzurko of Bethel Park; daughter Carolyn (Luke Lizik) Dzurko of Charleston, SC; grandson Nicholas Dzurko; brother Tom (Linda) Dzurko of El Pase, TX and sister Mary (tom) Mahoney of Poolesville, MD. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thurs. 2-4 and 6-8. A funeral blessing will be held Fri. 10:00 am in the funeral home with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki. Interment following Calvary Cemetery.
April 08, 2018 |
James E. Goldsworthy, 53 of Elizabeth died April 4, 2018. He is the son of the late Ernest and Marilyn Schwirian. He is survived by his children Justin (Amber Bound) Goldsworthy, Nicole (Mike Jackson) Goldsworthy, Jessica Goldsworthy and Jerred (Carly Hindman) Goldsworthy; his beloved granddaughters Taylor and Braelyn Jackson; brother Ernest Schwirian and cousins Jerry (Joanne) Wirbicki and Randi (Tommy Carr) Reed. James was a very proud grandfather who loved spending time with his grandbabies. He also loved cooking, fishing and playing cards. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. 6-8, at which time a funeral service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wojciechowski Funeral Home.
April 04, 2018 |
Walter P. Plesniak, Jr., 54 of McKeesport, died April 3, 2018. He is the son of the late Walter P. and Mary M. (Adams) Plesniak, Sr. He is survied by sisters Diana Farally and Maria Plesniak; brothers Edward Plesniak and Steve Nehila; children Rachel, Kara and Crystal Plesniak; son Bobby Derkis; beloved friend Alana Tewell; nephew Johnny Farally and nieces. Walter was a union roofer and was a member of the Glassport American Legion for 15 years. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thurs. from 2-4. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting memorial contributions be made directly to the Wojciechowski Funeral Home.
March 31, 2018 |
Harold N. "Buzz" Phillips, Jr., 64 of Glassport, died March 30, 2018. He is the son of the late Harold and Donaldeen (Beitler) Phillips, Sr. He is survived by his beloved wife Louise Phillips; sons Brian Phillips and Jim (Lisa) Phillips; grandchildren Jim Phillips, Jr, Alex, Ben and Elizabeth and sister Sheryl Perozich; also nieces and nephews. Buzz worked at National Tubes for 13 years and then Kane Regional Center. Buzz was a member of Port Vue Athletic Association and church council at Queen of the Rosary. He was also very active in Glassport and South Allegheny's football, basketball and baseball programs where he coached for many years. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Mon. 2-8. A funeral mass will be held Tues 1:00 pm at St. Mark's Liberty Boro with Father Daniel Straughn. Interment following New St. Joseph Cemetery.
March 30, 2018 |
LEONARD HORNFECK, Age 80, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Beloved Son of the Leonard and Virginia Hornfeck; Beloved Brother of Diane, the late Barbara Reilly, Joan and Linda; Beloved Father of Cindy Hornfeck, Susan Yesensky the late Michael Hornfeck, Lee Hornfeck, Melissa Borrelli and Lane Mills; Beloved Grandfather of Natalie Brown, Timothy Yesensky, Kelsey Mutkus, Josh Turner Joseph, Justin and Jessie Borrelli, and Jack, Asher and Sloane Mills. Retiree of United States Steel – Irvin Works. Known as Rizzo, he loved to play softball, watch Steelers games, drink just one glass of Stroh’s (at each place he went), and listen to classic oldies, particularly Creedence Clearwater Revival. Visitation will be held Mon. from 4-8 at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home. A funeral blessing will be held Tues. 10:00 am at the funeral home with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki. Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.
March 23, 2018 |
William A. Green, 83 of Liberty Borough, died March 23, 2018. He is the son of the late William and Elsie Green. He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda (Przywarty) Green; daughter Darla (Anthony) Trunzo; son William C. Green and grandson Nicholas Trunzo. He was preceded in death by his brother Edgar Green. Bill was a retired mechanic and was a member of the Vets in Liberty Borough. Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.
March 16, 2018 |
Carl S. "Skip" Mowry, Sr., 76 of West Mifflin, formerly of Duquesne, died March 14, 2018. He is the son of the late Victor E. and Sylvia J. (Miller) Mowry. Carl is survived by his ex wife and constant companion, Norma (Burgman) Mowry; children Christine A. Mowry, Carl S. (Theresa White) Mowry, Jr. and Shari (Willie) Mowry Williams; sister Clara P. Fady; brother Ronald J. Mowry; sister-in-law Marjorie Mowry; pap to 9 grandchildren; pap pap to 9 great grandchildren; also nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother Richard P. Mowry and mother-in-law Ruth F. Lloyd. Carl was retired from US Steel and as head of gate security for Kennywood Park. He was a member of St. John Mark Lutheran Church; US Steelworkers Union; Moose; Kennywood Police and served in the US Navy. Carl was also a boy scout leader for many years. Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Tues. 2-8. A private funeral service will be held Wed. in the funeral home.
March 16, 2018 |
Theresa (Uziel) Kuzio, of Virginia Beach, VA, formerly of Glassport, died March 7, 2018 in Franklin, MA. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Raszewski) Uziel. Beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Kuzio., whom she married on July 1, 1950 at Holy Cross Church. She is survived by son Mark Kuzio of Belfast, ME, daughter Mary Anne Lindner of Virginia Beach, VA and son Neil Kuzio of Franklin, MA; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; brothers Stanley Uziel of Glassport, Eugene Uziel of Monroeville and sister-in-law Dolores Nizanty of Hollywood FL. Her brother Valentine Uziel and wife Irene were a special part of Theresa and Joe's life, sharing many special moments over the years. Theresa will be remembered as a loving, dedicated mother and wife, her great fortitude through difficult times and teaching her children many valuable life skills through example of "where there's a will, there's a way." Always greeting family and friends alike with a warm smile, she will be remembered for her optimism and supportive nature. We will always be grateful and will keep her in our hearts. A private memorial service will be held in Glassport. Arrangments by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.
March 12, 2018 |
Steve Deliman, 85 of Belle Vernon, formerly of Glassport, died March 12, 2018. He is the son of the late Michael and Elizabeth (Bartko) Deliman. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Shimrak) Deliman. He is survived by his children Steve Deliman, Patricia Deliman and John (Heather) Deliman; also 8 grandchildren. Steve was a member of the Church of St. Ann; the longest standing member of the Glassport American Legion and served in the US AirForce. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. 2-4 and 6-8. A funeral mass will be held Thurs. 11:00 am at the Church of St. Anne, Rostraver with Rev. James Bump.
March 07, 2018 |
Blayze Edward Danielson passed on March 6, 2018. He is the infant son of Cassie Buhl and James Danielson. He is also survived by his grandparents Rick and Cathy Buhl, Bob and Jody Upperman, Gary Donkin, and Stephen Kossuth; also many aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Thur. from 6-8.