Joyce Ann Skirtish

November 13, 2018 |

Published By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Joyce Ann Skirtish, age 71 of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, November 11, 2018.  She was born on October 22, 1947 in Farmington, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Marco and Anna Sokolosky Skirtish.  Joyce was a former property manager for apartments in the Pittsburgh area.  She was an award-winning baton twirler and enjoyed fishing and bowling. 

 
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Ronald Francis McEvoy, Jr.

November 13, 2018 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

 Ronald Francis McEvoy, Jr., 59, of Elizabeth, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, November 12, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital.  He was born May 17, 1959 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Ronald Francis McEvoy, Sr. and the late Noreen A. (Stragand) McEvoy. Ronald was  US Marine Corps Veteran and served as a Lance Corporal.

 
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Mary Irene Hreha

November 13, 2018 |

Published By William H. Craig Funeral Home | Posted in: William H Craig Funeral Home

Mary Irene Hreha, 91 of McKeesport passed away November 11, 2018 in Riverside Care Center, McKeesport,Pa. She was born August 15, 1927 in McKeesport the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Raydzinger) Hreha. Mary was retired from G.C. Murphy warehouse and formely  worked at Dorothy's Candies in McKeesport. 

Mary is survived by nieces and a nephew and many good friends. According to her wishes there is no visitation. A graveside Blessing service will be held at 12 Noon Wednesday November 14,2018  in St. Mary's German Cemetery in McKeesport.Please meet at the cemetery. Funeral arrangments are under the care of the William H.Craig Funeral Home,Inc. McKeesport,Pa.

 

Dorothy K. Berkley

November 12, 2018 |

Published By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Dorothy K. Berkley, age 90 of York and formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Well Span York Hospital.  She was a member of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in McKeesport, a member of the Women’s Guild and The Catholic Daughters of America, McKeesport Court.  Born February 29, 1928 in Port Vue, she was the daughter of the late Emil “Abe” and Kathryn (Patrick) Potersnak.  Dorothy joins her husband, the late Dr. Mark Berkley, who passed away June 19, 1999.  

 
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Catherine "Rose" R. Zofchak & Catherine "Cathy" R. Zofchak

November 12, 2018 |

Published By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Catherine “Rose” Roseann Zofchak, 86, and her daughter Catherine “Cathy” R. Zofchak, 66, both of Clairton, passed away at home on Friday, November 9, 2018.  Rose was born in Colver, PA May 9, 1932 to the late Jess Wainwright and Evelyn C. Williams Beckner.  Rose was a loving wife, for 41 years, to the late George Zofchak II who passed away in 1991. 

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, George Zofchak III; brother, Henry Beckner; sisters, Edna Yando, Dorothy Crookham, Louise Richardson, Christine Lewis, Irene Simpson, and Shirley Stegman.  Rose resided in Clairton her whole life, was a member of Pine Run United Methodist Church, enjoyed reading, church, collecting novelties, her children and was very patriotic. 

Cathy was born in McKeesport May 30, 1952. She was also a lifelong resident of Clairton and a member of Pine Run Church.  She enjoyed shopping, bus trips to Walmart, jewelry and collecting animal novelties.  Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street, Clairton,  PA  15025.  Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com

 

Ronald S. Kirkwood

November 12, 2018 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Ronald S. Kirkwood, 49, of Uniontown died Nov. 11, 2018.  He is the son of Ronald Kirkwood and the late Florence (Michalosky) Kirkwood.  He is survived by his fiance Joannie; sons Keith, Jason and Phillip Wadsworth; brother Chad (Cathy) Kirkwood; also nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.  Ron was a firefighter in Uniontown.  Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Wed. 2 to 6, at which time a funeral service will be held with Rev. Hal Dangel.

 

Michael J. Stepansky

November 11, 2018 |

Published By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Michael J. Stepansky, age 60, of North Huntingdon, died Nov. 10, 2018, at his home. 

Born Jan. 23, 1958, in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Leo and Edith (Buckley) Stepansky and the husband of Cynthia (Figel) Stepansky.

 
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Caroline Skrtic

November 11, 2018 |

Published By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Caroline Skrtic, age 90 of Port Vue, died Friday, November 9, 2018. She was born April 14, 1928 in Glassport, the daughter of the late Michael and Amelia George D’Annunzio, and the wife of the late Paul G. Skrtic. Caroline was a member of St. Mark Parish and of the Port Vue American Legion, Post 447 Women’s Auxiliary.

She is survived by her son Thomas M. Skrtic of Lawrence, Kansas; daughter, Catherine Ann Skrtic of Lawrence, Kansas; sister, Judith (the late Walter) Kapuska of Brainerd, Minnesota; nephews, Albert, Joseph and John D’Annunzio, Michael Thomas, and Christopher Kapuska; nieces, Mary Ann Kennedy, Margaret Feltz and Patricia Rodman. She was preceded in death by her brother Albert D’Annunzio and sister Mary Ann Thomas. 

 
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Jeanette Neiman

November 11, 2018 |

Published By Strifflers Family Funeral Homes | Posted in: Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Jeanette Neiman, age 99, of McKeesport, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. She was born in Braddock on June 24, 1919 and is the daughter of the late Beni and Rose Halpert Berger. She is the wife of the late Max Neiman and is survived by daughters; Marlene (Dr. David) Jacobs of McKeesport and Sheila (Dr. Paul) Spivak of Carnegie, grandchildren; Jeffrey (Marilyn) Jacobs, Benjamin (Jennifer) Jacobs, Robert (Renee) Spivak, Alicia (Albert) Sohnen and Todd (Melissa) Spivak, also great grandchildren.

 
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Regina J. (Ring) Lowe

November 10, 2018 |

Published By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Regina J. (Ring) Lowe, 76, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday November 8, 2018. She was born September 7, 1942 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Leo and Mary Agnes (Willis) Ring. She worked as a sales associate for Fashion Bug, Irwin. Regina enjoyed traveling and visiting casinos. She is survived by her husband Willis E. Lowe; children Traci (Shawn) Steffey of Manor, and Steven (Diane) Lowe of North Huntingdon; grandchildren Nicole, Shawna, Steven, Sierra, and Sidney; her sister Mary Wentroble and brother John (Pamela) Ring both of Plum.
 
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Michael J. Palyo

November 10, 2018 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Michael J. Palyo, 78, of Lincoln Borough, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018. He was born August 4, 1940 in Clairton and was the son of the late Michael and Helen (Duch) Palyo. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Ann (Gajdzik) Palyo; his loved and greatly appreciated children, Deborah (Thomas) Honaker of Elizabeth Township, Mark Palyo of Columbia, VA, John (Kae) Palyo of Lincoln Borough; his grandsons, who he adored and loved dearly, Derrick (Ashlee) Honaker, Ryan (Gabriella) Honaker, Jacob (Katrina) Palyo, and McGregor Palyo and his granddaughter, Emma Palyo, who he loved dearly and was his pride and joy, and his 3 special great-granddaughters, Reese, Ada and Lena Honaker, brother-in-law, David (Chris) Warner, uncle, John Vento, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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M. Ruth Yacko

November 10, 2018 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

M. Ruth Yacko, 86, a resident of Concordia Lutheran Home, Cabot, Pa. formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, November 10,2018. She was born March 7, 1932, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late John Robert and Mary Elizabeth White Jones. She was a member of Norwin Alliance Church where she served as a deaconess. She was also involved in leading women’s prayer fellowship, children’s church,  youth group, VBS and nursery,  also backyard clubs at her home. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Peter Yacko; sons, Lowell and Darrell Yacko; brother Ellis Jones and sisters; Elizabeth Bowland and Doris Morrison. She is survived by daughters, Mary Forbes, and Darlene (John) Hanko; daughter-in-law, Verla Jenkins Yacko, seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in the funeral home with Rev. Richard Jenks officiating.  Interment will take place at Long Run Cemetery. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

James T. Kovalcin

November 10, 2018 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

James T. Kovalcin, age 86 of North Huntingdon died November 9, 2018 at his home. He was born July 25, 1932 in Duquesne, a son of the late John and Elizabeth Palyo Kovalcin. James was a member of St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a metallurgist for U.S. Steel Duquesne Works. He enjoyed bowling and golfing and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Korean War  . He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Evelyn Jones Kovalcin, 4 brothers and three sisters. He is survived by two sons, Bob Kovalcin, Craig Kovalcin (Sherri), one daughter, Andrea Kovalcin (Chris), 7 grandchildren, Christopher,Derek (Nicole), Jessica (Bryan),Bobbie, Zachary (Brittany), Mollie, Cody, 7 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home on Monday 2-8. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Church followed by interment at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Norwin Community Resource Center. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Elsie B. Proctor

November 09, 2018 |

Published By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

,Elsie B. Proctor 93 of North Huntingdon died November 9, 2018 at  Excela Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born September 6, 1925 in Eighty Four, PA.  Daughter of the late Charles and Katherine McCabe Bowers.  Prior to retirement Elsie was employed as a Teller at Irwin Bank & Trust with 24 years of service.  She was an active member of Circleville United Methodist Church and AARP Chapter 3221.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Mason Proctor in 1996 and sister Ada Barber.  She is survived by son Richard (wife Carol) Proctor, grandchildren Kelli (husband Joseph) Maryanski and Jason (wife Julie) Proctor.  Great grand children Kiera, Kaetlyn. Austin, Tyler, and Kathryn, special friends, Betty Gonos, Beverly and Marshall Gorr.    Visitation will be Sunday 2-4,6-8 p.m  at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc, Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment will be at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com . Memorials may be made to Circleville United Methodist Church.

 

Marvin Harry Holsing

November 09, 2018 |

Published By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Marvin Harry Holsing, 81, of Greenock, passed away at home on Thursday, November 8, 2018. He was born May 24, 1937 in Greenock and was the son of the late Harry William Holsing and the late Violet  (Dick) Holsing Nelson. Marvin was retired from the former G.C. Murphy Co. home office in McKeesport. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann (Beyer) Holsing, daughter, Linda S. (Fiancée, Mark Arnold) of Greenock, sons, William Holsing of Port Vue and John (JoAnn) Holsing of Elizabeth Township, sister, Beverly Joy (Paul "Skip") Hunter of Greenock, grandchildren, Corey (Angela), Jordyn (Corey), Julia (Dan) , Josie, Amber and Jeremy, niece, Faith (Kenneth) Lasica, and nephew, Paul Hunter. Memorial service will be held Sunday, November, 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. The Rev. Jody Dausey will officiate. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com 

 

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