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Theodore A. Govola

August 02, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Theodore (“Ted”) Andrew Govola, 93, known to those that love him as The Angel Man, of Nokomis, Florida and formerly of Glassport, Pennsylvania passed away on July 28, 2020 surrounded by his family in Pittsburgh, PA due to complications from the Wuhan Coronavirus.

Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Wojciechowski Funeral Home located at 640 Vermont Avenue, Glassport, PA 15045, with a prayer vigil to follow, and repast dinner starting at 7:00 pm at the American Legion in Glassport, PA.

Theodore was born in Monessen, PA to Michael Govola and Mary Govola (née Marchok) on October 9, 1926. He married his first wife, Laura Govola (née Kroll) on May 6, 1950 with whom he had four children. Later, he married his second wife, Flora (“Flo”) Govola (née Baron) and was married to her for 32 years before her death.

He worked for the Copperweld Corporation in Glassport, PA for over 30 years, owned and operated Deer’s Tavern in Forward Township, PA for a number of years, and worked as a data analyst for Nielsen Media Research in Oldsmar, FL for 16 years. However, his true passion was as a commercial and recreational pilot.

 
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David E. Roberts

July 31, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

David E. Roberts, 78, of Glassport, died July 31, 2020.  He is the son of the late David and Marie (Smith) Roberts and husband of the late Mary (Mowry) Roberts.  David is survived by his children Mary (Joe) Dombrowski, Lori Ofchinick, Kelly (Jeff) Keating, David (Kelly) Roberts, Nikki (Ben) Latini, Natalie Roberts and Lisa Roberts; grandchildren Breanne, Joe, Devin, Skyler, Shane, Sam, Cody, Courtney, Conner, Ryan, Christina, Jade and Dennis; great granddaughter Lyla; brother Don (the late Linda) Roberts and sister Virginia “Gin” (the late Andy) Simko.  Friends recieved Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport on Sunday from 2 to 6 and on Monday from 11 to 11:30.  Interment following Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.

 


Eileen DeFelice

July 25, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Our beloved mother, Evelyn Eileen DeFelice passed peacefully Friday, July 24, 2020. Born January 16, 1932 in McKeesport, PA. Eileen was the daughter of the late Dexter Jackson Armstrong Sr. and Rose Naugle Armstrong. She is preceded in death by the love of her life “Bo”, Albert James DeFelice Sr., her husband of 52 years. Eileen was the mother to the late Jacqueline Lettieri, Robert J. DeFelice, Albert J. DeFelice Jr. (Sonny), and Brian K. DeFelice and grandmother to the late Matthew DeFelice.

She is survived by her children Adele and son-in-law Tim Bach, Thomas and Daughter-in-law Donita DeFelice, Louis and daughter-in-law Carol DeFelice, Shirley Sarver and son-in-law John Caserio, Antoinnette and son-in-law Steve Yuhas, Pamela and son-in-law the late William Brummett Sr., Lois Ponsonby, son Stephen DeFelice, and her baby girl Donita and son-in-law Glenn Galbraith. She was also the mother-in-law to Jenny Williams, Larry Sarver and Brian Ponsonby.

 
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Craig A. Helsel

July 22, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Craig A. Helsel, 53, of West Mifflin died July 20, 2020.  He is the son of Wayne and Linda (Harbst) Helsel; brother of Pamela (the late John) Relja and uncle of Sean Relja.  He is also survived by many friends.  Craig was an iron worker for Local 3; served in the US Navy  and was a former member of the Whitehall Church of Christ.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Fri. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.

 


Angeline M. Barch

July 20, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Angeline M. Barch of Myrtle Beach, formerly of Glassport, died July 17, 2020.  She is the beloved wife of the late Frank J. Barch. She is survived by her daughter Diane (Leonard) Chuderewicz; grandchildren Cara (Jorge Sanchez-Salazar) Chuderewicz, Jason (Amy) Chuderewicz and Ryan (Melissa) Chuderewicz; great grandchildren Lauren, Max, Justin, Lucy, Ava, Alyssa, Lucas and Gavin.

 
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Brian Keith DeFelice

July 17, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 

Brian Keith DeFelice, born Sept 4, 1967 in McKeesport, Pa passed away on July 16, 2020. He is the son of the late Albert J. DeFelice and Eileen (Armstrong) DeFelice.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his daughters, Stephanie DeFelice of North Versailles, and Karley and Harley DeFelice of Jeannette; grandchildren Dominic and Aurora; siblings Adele (Tim) Bach of Hempfield Township, Thomas (Donita) DeFelice of White Oak, Louis (Carol) DeFelice of Sarasota, FL, Shirley (John) Sarver Caserio of Jeannette, Antoinette "Toni" (Steve) Yuhas of McKeesport, Pamela Brummett of Jeannette, Lois Ponsonby of North Huntingdon Steve DeFelice of East McKeesport, and Donita "DeeDee" (Glenn) Galbraith of FL; also many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

 
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Dennis M. Dooen

July 08, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Dennis M. Dooen, 70, of Port Vue, died July 5, 2020.  He is the son of the late John and Maryann Dooen.  He is survived by his wife Donna (Younkin) Dooen; sons Patrick (Renee) Dooen and Daniel Dooen; step daughter Katherine (Corey) Winters; grandchildren Ryan, Jared and Allyson Dooen; step granddaughter Avery Winters and sister Linda (Michael) Handra.  Dennis was retired from the VA; was a member of TCA and served in the Marine Corp.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. from 1 to 7.  A funeral blessing will be held Thurs. 10:00 am in the funeral home with Father Tom Lewandowski.  Interment following New St. Joseph Cemetery.

 


Edward J. Algas

July 06, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Edward J. Algas, 80, of Glassport died July 3, 2020.  He is the son of the late Edward and Anna Algas.  He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy (Pfluger) Algas; son James (Brianna) Algas and step sons Edwin (Diane) Losteter and Kenneth (Darla) Losteter.  He was preceded in death by his son John Algas.  Edward was retired from Westinghouse Electric.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Francis A. Shumber

July 02, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Francis A. Shumber, 81, of West Mifflin, died July 1, 2020.  He is the son of the late Frank and Thedosia (Samatowicz) Shumber Jr. He is survived by his beloved wife Mary (Spallone) Shumber; son Michael (Darla) Shumber; daughter Carol (Tim) Armstrong; grandchildren Kyle and Hunter Shumber; sisters Theda "Dolly" (Joe Holland) Shumber and Elizabeth “BJ” (John) Martis; brother in law Carmen Spallone and Richard (Mary Margaret) Spallone; nephews Tom (Sue) Spallone, John (Shelli) Spallone, Mark (Holly) Spallone,  and Brian Spallone; nieces Amanda (Nick) Eichenberg, Alex and Samantha Spallone  and his special cat Tigger and dog King.  He was preceded in death by his brother Edward Shumber and niece Christa Shumber.

 
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George M. Vanscoy

June 15, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

George M. Vanscoy, 72 of Liberty Borough, died June 15, 2020.  He is the son of the late George and Elizabeth Vanscoy and beloved husband of Bonnie (Wagner) Vanscoy.  He is survived by his brothers Greg (Denise) Vanscoy of Liberty Borough and Gordon (Beth) Vanscoy of Naples, FL; nephews Greg Vanscoy Jr. and Garett Vanscoy who he enjoyed working with very much; and beloved cat Toby.  He was preceded in death by his son Brian Marc Vanscoy.  George was the owner/operator of Vanscoy Plumbing, a member of St. Mark's Parish and the Port Vue American Legion.  A funeral mass will be held Thurs. at 9:30 am at St. Mark's Parish Liberty Borough.  Entombment following Calvay Cemetery, Port Vue.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport

 


Wilma J. Wilson

June 11, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

 

Wilma J. Wilson, 76, of McKeesport, died June 10, 2020.  She is survived by her husband Richard A. Wilson; sons Richard (Cheryl) Wilson, Dave (Sharon) Wilson, Eric Wilson and Chris (Teresa) Wilson; step daughters Samantha Miller and Katrina Miller; grandchildren Sean and Hannah Wilson and Bailey and Ellie Maskil; and sister Elsie (Kenneth) Huey.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Tues. June 16, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.

 


Susan M. Jarmon

June 02, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Susan M. Jarmon, 67 of Glassport died June 1, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport.  She is the daughter of the late Valentine and Dorothy (Zeleznik) Synkowski.  She is survived by her husband John Jarmon, III; daughter Valerie (Bruce) Lewis; son Michael Jarmon; grandson Allan Lewis; brothers Joseph (Armeda) Synkowski and Ed Synkowski; nephew Jordan (Kelly) Synkowski; great nieces Sydney, Savannah, Stella and Sloan and her grandpuppies Gizmo, Bugger and Tiny.  She was preceded in death by her brother Valentine "Butchie" Synkowski, who was killed in Vietnam.

 
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Charles Franklin Fahlor

May 28, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Charles Franklin Fahlor, 91 of Glassport, passed away on May 24, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Pittsburgh.  He was born Nov. 21, 1928 in Manorville, Pa to the late Frank Miles Fahlor and Maude Peacock Fahlor.  He was in the US Navy as a 1st class petty officer, as a radar instructor and deployed on the Newport News, a heavy cruiser.  He was also a member of the Glassport Jets Roller Hockey team; co-owner of the Palace Roller Rink in New Eagle, Pa. He worked at the Clairton Mill, then transferred to Caracas, Venezuela, where he became co-owner of a wood business called Madeira Tropical.  He worked in the family business for many years called the Glassport News Depot, which he eventually became owner of.  He also had a successful candle business called Fahlor International, Candles by Charles. He made center pieces for the University of Pitt, Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers.  He also made candles for the famous sportscasters, as well as famour actors, such as Dale Robertson, Fred McMurray and Ray Bolger, which he has photographes with.  He also was the owner of the Showboat Lounge in Glassport and the Game Room.  He was a butcher for Balsomo’s Meat Market in McKeesport.  He also drove taxi and was a driver for access.  He retired with over 20 years service as a security guard at Whemco in Homestead.

 
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Roberta M. Davis

May 27, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Roberta M. Davis, 84 of McKeesport died May 25, 2020.  She went to college in E. Providence, RI at Zion Bible Institute.  Upon completion, she worked at a church in Portsmouth NH.  In 1960 her marriage to George Hockhousen led them to Springfield MO where she was employed at the Assembly of God Headquarters.  Later they moved to E. Providence, RI and were employed at Zion Bible Institute where she taught various subjects.  In 1985 Roberta moved into the elementry education level of ministry, teaching Kindergarten and first grade.  When her husband of 35 years died the Lord sent another Christian friend along, they were married Nov. 1995.  In addition to her teaching ministry she was an ordained minister and co pastored several churches with her husband.  She was saved at an early age and has dedicated her life to the Lord's work.  After her divorce in 2004, Roberta lived with her daughter, Deborah in Boca Raton FL for 8 years.  Roberta moved home to McKeesport in 2012 to be near her siblings.  She is survived by her daughter, Deborah (John) Mireles and son George (Pam) Hockhousen; grandchildren Michael, Stephen and Matthew Wilson, Sarah Downs and Rachel Jones; great grandchildren Ellie Downs and Maddie Wilson; sisters Pam Jones, Ardele Lockwood and Esther Stevenson and brothers David and Don Castor.  Roberta was a member of Glassport Assembly of God Church and was a girl scout leader and a den mother for the Boy Scouts.  A celebration of her life will be held at Glassport Assembly of God Church on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Jessica C. Montgomery

May 18, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Jessica C. Montgomery, 36, of Port Vue died Sunday May 17, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Terry Barry, and Jenille Lillie. She is survived by beloved husband Chalmers Montgomery; daughters Ayla, Zyra, and Tessa; siblings Chuck Barry, Zoey Latanzi, Stephanie Morris, Sean Link, and Matt Barry; grandmother Barbara Michel; mother-in-law Darlene (Richard) Vanity; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

 
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