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Darlene J. Winkler

May 30, 2020 |

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

Darlene J. Winkler, 71, of Irwin, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at her home.  She was born March 3, 1949 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late George and Betty (Rylatt) Warren.  Prior to her retirement, Darlene was a home healthcare registered nurse and enjoyed traveling.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Donna and Marsha.   She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Ralph Winkler; son, Steve Winkler; daughters, Deann Hays, Darcy Peer and her husband, Dennis; grandchildren, Christopher, Collin, Michael, Kari, Kylee, AnnaBelle; great-granddaughter, Alexis; sisters, Gail Hart, Charlotte Kennedy and Bonnie Caldwell.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America in memory of Darlene.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Thomas J. Eddy

May 30, 2020 |

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

Thomas J. Eddy,  95, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 11, 1924 in Republic and was the son of the late Samuel G. and Minnie (Obertots) Eddy.   He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Versailles Croatian Club. He graduated from McKeesport High School in 1942 and served in the Navy during WWII. He graduated from the Sonar Training Station in Key West, FL, and earned a second class petty officer rating as a Sonar Man. He served on the USS Bates at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and survived the ship's sinking at Okinawa. He was active in Sports with the Crimson and 3rd Ward Bulldog football teams, several softball clubs and as a McKeesport Umpire's Association umpire. He retired from US Steel Duquesne Works in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Regosh) Eddy. They were married in St. Peter and Paul Church in Duquesne and enjoyed 72 years of  happiness together in a wonderful marriage.

 
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Susan M. Sabol

May 29, 2020 |

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

Susan M. Sabol, 67, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon.  She was born May 18, 1953 in Braddock, a daughter of the late John and Pauline (Mehalik) Lesko.  Susan was a graduate of both Norwin Sr. High School and Edinboro University and was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church.  Prior to her retirement, Susan was a teacher at Stewartsville Elementary School for 30 years and touched the lives of many students.  She is  survived by her loving husband of 44 years, John Sabol Jr.;  brother, John Lesko and his wife, Christine; and sister, Janet Elias.  The family would like to thank the staff of Redstone Highlands for their care and compassion during Susan's three year stay.  Services are private.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Memorials may be made to St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church, North Huntingdon or the Alzheimer's Association.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Dorothy Webber

May 29, 2020 |

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

Dorothy Webber, age 94, of McKeesport, died May 26, 2020.  She is survived by children, Wayne (Mary) Webber, Bruce Webber, Jeanne Orlando, Judy Ruder and Tom (Luisa) Webber; she is also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by children, Glenn, Linda, and Mora, and grandchildren, Cory Ruder and Terry.  Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 12-2 p.m.  Inurnment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Due to the current CDC restrictions, only 25 people are permitted in the funeral home at one time. All visitors must wear a mask upon arriving. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Martin Michael Borkowski

May 29, 2020 |

By Editor | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Martin Michael Borkowski, age 67 of North Versailles, passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2020 at home. He was the oldest son of Theodore and Margaret (Householder) Borkowski who predeceased him. He was born September 24, 1952 in Natrona Heights, Pa. He is survived by two sons, David (Marie) of Columbus, Oh and Daniel of Parma, Oh and three grandchildren. He is also survived by his companion, Theresa Frankiewicz with whom he resided and one sister, Kathleen of Allison Park and two brothers, Edward of Jenkintown, Pa and Theodore (Cindy) of Florida , two aunts, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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Shirley A. "Shirlee" Kalstone

May 28, 2020 |

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

Shirley A. “Shirlee” Kalstone, age 88, of New York, New York, formerly of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 21, 2020.  She was born in Pittsburgh on September 2, 1931.  She is the daughter of the late James Comoroda and Irene (Russell) Coneby and the wife of the late Lawrence M. Kalstone who died on October 4, 2017.

 
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Joan Marie Martell

May 28, 2020 |

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

Joan Marie Martell, age 57 of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Born August 31, 1962 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Samuel J. and JoAnn (Santoline) Martell.  A registered nurse at nursing homes around the Mon Valley, Joan is survived by her son Jordan L. Martell-Hatchett of Clairton; her granddaughters Alivia and Vanessa Martell; her brothers Dean Martell of Pittsburgh, Ronald Martell of Clairton, and Philip (Trish) Martell of Elizabeth; her nieces and nephew Garrett, Alexandra, and Maya Martell; and her aunt Rose "Tootie" Kehoe.

 
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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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Annie Faye Robinson-Thomas

May 28, 2020 |

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

Annie Faye Robinson Thomas, 80, died May 24, 2020.

She was born May 16, 1940 in Whittakers, Nash County, N.C., the daughter of Geneva and Eddie Robinson, and moved to Pittsburgh at age 15 to live with her uncle, Lonnie Broddie, and his wife, Mary Esther Broddie.

She is survived by children Silko Renaldo Thomas, Antoinette “Toni” Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Thomas-Man; son-in-law Doug Man; grandchildren Natalia Thomas, Alicia Walker, Rico Alphonso Walker, Geneva Johnson, Lauren Alexis Thomas, Brandon Silko Thomas, Imani Man and Donovan Man; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Wilber “Uncle Mickey’ Robinson; and sisters Effie Robinson-Moore, Barbara Robinson, Dianna “Aunt Shamie” Robinson-Bobbit and Louise “Aunt Neal” Robinson.

 
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Suzanne Mayer

May 27, 2020 |

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

It is with heavy hearts of hope, we announce the peaceful journey of Suzanne Mayer of Pleasant Hills into the glorious presence of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 94 years of age.  She was born on October 26, 1925 in DuBois, Pa. She is the daughter of the late Wilbur and Edith Smith Work. We will deeply miss her wisdom, faith, inspiration, stories, and kind welcoming arms of love for her family and others.

 
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Millie Montrenes Palian Ghanem

May 27, 2020 |

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

Millie Montrenes Palian Ghanem, age 85, of White Oak, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on May 26, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Czap Montrenes. She was a beautician and owned her own business and was a cashier at the Acme Department store prior to receiving her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. She retired as a registered nurse. She had been a world traveler, residing in Saudi Arabia, where she was a liaison for the School of the Handicapped.

 

 
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Geraldine Ruth Gibala

May 27, 2020 |

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

Geraldine Ruth Gibala, age 92 of Liberty Borough, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Born September 21, 1927 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Clifford C. and Alice Mary (Leathers) Dunlap.  A former waitress with the Belmont Restaurant in Liberty Borough who also worked at Zayre's and Macko's Restaurant, Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband Henry "Hank" Gibala, who passed away January 25, 2017, and her daughter Linda (Frank) McCullers Reichenbach Andy, who passed away June 21, 2017.  She is survived by her children Michelle (fiancee' Bruce Wargo) Molanick of Port Vue and Curtis (Sandy) McCullers of Scottdale; her six grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her four great-great-grandchildren; and also nieces and nephews.

 
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Melany Rothwell

May 27, 2020 |

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

Melany Rothwell, age 62, of Rillton, died May 26, 2020, at The Grove at Irwin. Wife of the late Robert Rothwell; mother of Robert (Amber) Rothwell and the late Kevin Ray; grandmother of Rayne Gilbert and Brooke Rothwell; sister of Cindy (John "Red") Shipley; aunt of Crystal (Jason) Rutherford, Courtney Shipley, Ryan (Michele Altman) Shipley, and Dylan Shipley. Melany was a bartender at the Rillton VFW and also liked to help at the Rillton Fire Department. Arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Chester Harvey Daugherty

May 27, 2020 |

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

Chester Harvey Daugherty, Sr., age 80, of Lincoln Borough, died May 25, 2020, at Meadowcrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Bethel Park. Born February 4, 1940, in Circleville, PA, he was the son of the late Harvey William and Katherine (Humphries) Daugherty and the former husband of Nancy (Dornin) Daugherty of Smithton, PA.

 
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Robert A. "Rocker" Rybacki

May 27, 2020 |

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

Robert A. "Rocker" Rybacki,  48, of Greenock, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was born August 9, 1971 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Stanley Robert and Barbara (Barella) Rybacki. Bob was proprietor of Rybacki Heating and Cooling and was a classic car enthusiast. He also was a singer in local bands over  the years.

 
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