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Joseph Michael Bulischeck

July 15, 2019 |

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

Joseph Michael Bulischeck, 75, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, July  14, 2019. He was born February 3, 1944 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Bulischeck. Joseph was a Scrapper and had previously worked for the former US Steel National Tube Works . He was a former Fireman in Versailles.

 
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Edward Nicholas Druga

July 15, 2019 |

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

Edward Nicholas Druga, 86, of White Oak, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born December 13, 1932 in Duquesne and was the son of the late Jan and Susan (Homol) Druga. Edward was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Duquesne and was a retired Machinist from US Steel Homestead Works "Big Shop".  He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.

 
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Michael A. Riley, Jr.

July 15, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Michael A. Riley, Jr., age 86, of Gibsonia, formerly Brookline, on July 14, 2019.  Born on February 17, 1933 in McKeesport, PA, son of the late Michael A. Riley, Sr. and Katherine Carr Riley.  Also preceded in death by his brothers, the late Thomas Riley, killed in WWII, the late Robert (late Rita) Riley, and one sister, the late Margaret Denney.

Beloved husband for 54 of Caroline Schwab Riley, whom he married on August 28, 1965.  Loving father of Michael Andrew "Andy" (Sandra) Riley III and Julie (Alexander) Tschammer-Osten.  Proud grandfather of Katherine, Julia, Ava, & Annika.

Born and raised in McKeesport, PA, Michael was a Korean War Army Veteran, attended Robert Morris College, and worked for 32 years for U.S. Treasury Department as an IRS Agent.  He was a member of Brentwood VFW, Brookline American Legion, Dormont AARP, and a longtime member of Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Brookline and recently St. Richard Catholic Church in Gibsonia.  In his retirement years, Mr. & Mrs. Riley traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada, & Europe.  The Riley's moved to Gibsonia in 2015 to be near family.

 
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Georgia Jean Gentile

July 15, 2019 |

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

Georgia Jean Gentile, 72, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, July  13, 2019. She was born July 16, 1946 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Hunter J . and Francis (Edgar) Lohman. She was a member and Eucharistic Minister at St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township. Georgia was retired from UPMC Shadyside and had previously worked at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Leda B. Healey

July 14, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

LEDA B. HEALEY age 86 of West Mifflin, on July 14, 2019, at home.  A daughter of the late Gailen & Phoebe (Wilson) Boger, she was a retired Food Service Worker for West Mifflin School District.  She was a member of Terrace Church of the Nazarene in West Mifflin, where she was their former treasurer & organist, a volunteer at the Salvation Army in Braddock & Missionary President in 2009-2010.  She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Healey; Mother of Lynette (David) Wahl of West Mifflin, Erin (Diane) Healey of Munhall, Warren Healey of West Mifflin, Brenda Healey of Greensburg, and Andrea (Malcolm) Andress of West Mifflin; Grandmother of Steven (Jessica) Healey, Kristen (John) Parise, Kaylyn Andress, Keyshawn Andress & Gregory (Nancy) Wahl; 5 Great Grandchildren.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where her funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Peter Roy officiating.  Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. 

 
 


Stan A. Hebda

July 14, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

STAN A. HEBDA age 101, of Duquesne, on July 13, 2019 at home.  A son of the late Vincent & Blanche (Fularz) Hebda, he was a retired Steelworker and former member of the former St. Stephen’s R.C. Church in McKeesport where he was an usher, member of the choir and their dart team.  He loved to read, especially Westerns, singing, golf & dancing.  He volunteered at Kane-McKeesport & was a lifetime member of the P.N.A. in McKeesport. One of his claims to fame was that he had a hole in one on August 30, 1974 on the #13 hole of 148 yds. at Butler’s Golf Course.  He was also a lifetime member of the Carpenter’s Union & was in the Civilian Conservation Corps.  He was the beloved husband of 58 years to the late Margaret B. (Kochmar) Hebda.  He is the Father of Mary Ann Hebda & Ellie Hebda, both of Duquesne, and the late Marge (late Michael) Radecki; Grandfather of John (Mary) Radecki, Keri Radecki & the late Kris Radecki; Great Grandfather of Parker Radecki, Madison Radecki & Rylie Smith; Brother of the late Blanche (late Chester) Rymarz, late Mary (late Harold) Kite, late Ted (late Ethel) Hebda, late Walt (surviving spouse Lois) Hebda, late John (late Eleanor) Hebda, late Tom (surviving spouse Fran) Hebda; also many loving Nieces & Nephews.  Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. & Friday, July 19, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.  Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin. 

 
 


Donna J. Emelo

July 14, 2019 |

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

DONNA J. EMELO age 66 of North Huntingdon on July 13, 2019.  A daughter of the late Richard E. & Mary L. (Esek) Jordan, she had 40 years of service at Bechtel-Bettis as an Administrative Support Specialist in the Shipping and Receiving Department. She enjoyed swimming & her family was her hobby.  She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Thomas Emelo; sister of Kathy (Bill Platt) Bowen of Dravosburg, Susan Radocay of Liberty Boro, Beverly (James) Stavor of West Mifflin and the late Richard (late Anna) Jordan; many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; sister-in-law of Kim (Andre`) Jeanneret of Ohio.  Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where her funeral service will be held at 8 p.m.

 


Mary Virginia O'Bryon

July 13, 2019 |

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

Mary Virginia O'Bryon, 97, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019.  She was born March 22, 1922 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Richard and Alma (Furlong) Oliver.  Mary attended Norwin Alliance Church and was an avid Bingo player.  She loved life and always treasured spending time with her family.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond O'Bryon; brother, Jess Alan Hoak; sister, Hazel Baker; and two grandchildren, Tracy and Scott O'Bryon.  She is survived by her sons, Robert O'Bryon and his wife, Merlyn and Donald O'Bryon and his wife, Janis;  grandchildren, Debbie (Bill) Jennette, DJ O'Bryon, Rachel (Andy) Long; and great-grandchildren, Kendra (Matt) Nicholas, Cody Jennette, Raimey, Hayden, Kendall and Cody O'Bryon, Maddox Long; and sister-in-law, Darlene Foster.  Friends will be received on Monday from 3-7 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norwin Alliance Church in memory of Mary.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Robert N. Petrosko

July 13, 2019 |

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

Robert N. Petrosko, 85, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday July 12, 2019.  He was born May 22, 1934 in McKeesport, a son of the late Peter and Mary (Crush) Petrosko.  Prior to his retirement, Robert was a tool and die maker for General Motors and a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of the 11th Ward Club, enjoyed playing the lottery and spending time with his family.  Bob was the life of the party, enjoyed social clubs and had ingenious ways of fixing things. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Olga Lazar.  He is survived by his wife, Peggy Dodds Petrosko; son, Robert Petrosko and his wife, Patricia; daughter, Paula Fiscante and her husband, John; brothers, Peter (Joan) Petrosko, Joseph (Paula) Petrosko; sister, Patricia (Clyde) Simmers; grandchildren, Justin Zebroski, Celene (Charles) Barno, Rose Fiscante; and great-grandson, Travis Barno.  Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Robert R. Warnick

July 12, 2019 |

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

Robert R. Warnick, age 53, of Clairton passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in his home. He worked as a clerk at the South Hills Motel, Toys R Us, and Kennywood.

 
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Brett S. Fort

July 11, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Brett S. Fort, 59, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at home.

He was born August 19, 1959, in McKeesport, son of the late Jimmy Lee and Betty Lou Carter Fort.

Brett was a former member of Mt. Olive First Baptist Church, proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, and attended C.C.A.C, where he earned his associate degree.  Brett was an Electrician with the I.B.E.W. Local 5 and owner of Fortitude Handyman Services and while living in New Jersey, he was employed with RCA. 

Left to cherish his memory are his are daughter, Phoenix N. Moore of Pittsburgh; son, Stephen L. Fort (Janaya) of Clairton; stepdaughter, Meagan K. Edwards of Lorton, Virginia; nine grandsons, sister, Tierra Jones of Clairton, and other loving relatives and friends.

 
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Florence J. Menes

July 11, 2019 |

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

 Florence J. Menes age 93, of White Oak, died July 10, 2019, at Grandview Estates of Elizabeth, surrounded by her family. Born July 10, 1926, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Barbara (Michalek) Stawicki and the wife of the late Eugene F. Menes.

 
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Louis J. Kelley

July 11, 2019 |

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

Louis J. Kelley, 72 of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019. He was born August 8, 1946 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Charles David and LaDora (Betsch) Kelley. Louis was a printer and had previously worked in the plating department at the former US Steel Homestead Works.

 
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Stanley F. Makoski Sr.

July 11, 2019 |

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

Stanley F. Makoski Sr., age 68, of McKeesport, formerly of Mt. Washington, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service on the North Side. As a child, he was on the safety patrol in elementary school, sang in the youth choir, and served as an altar boy. In his 20s, he took the Civil Service test and passed with a score of 93. Stanley delivered mail to Art Rooney, who often gifted him with a cigar or two. He loved the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pirates and faithfully followed both teams on television. On March 22, he celebrated 15 years of sobriety and being smoke-free. He prided himself on living his life "one day at a time." 

 
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John "Jacky" E. Savage, Jr.

July 11, 2019 |

By Willig Funeral Home & Crematory | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

John "Jacky" E. Savage, Jr., age 53, of McKeesport, died July 8, 2019, at home. Born February 5, 1966, in McKeesport, he was the son of Linda (Bernath) Savage and the late John Savage.

 
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