Karen Litzinger

May 16, 2019 |

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

 

Karen Litzinger, age 74, of Pitcairn, died Thursday, May 16, 2019. She was born in Pittsburgh on October 8, 1944 and is the daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy Bungert Argall.

 She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dave Litzinger; sons, David (Annie) Litzinger of Irwin and Brian (Maria) Litzinger of Apex, NC; grandchildren, Elise an Brendan Litzinger; sisters, Arlene (the late George) Saula of Grampian, PA and Melanie (William) Hansen of North Huntingdon, PA; nieces and nephews, Shani (Dane) Germuska, Shara Hopkins, Brent (Chrissy) Hansen and Brynn (Phil) Morgan and numerous great nieces and nephews. Karen was a devout family-oriented person…family always came first.  She and her husband, Dave, visited Hawaii (which was Karen’s lifelong dream) for their fortieth wedding anniversary.

 Family and friends will be received at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, 412 678 6177) on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. with her nephew, Brent Hansen, officiating. Entombment will follow.

To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 

Joan A. Virgona

May 16, 2019 |

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

Joan A. Virgona, age 80 of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born June 23, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Anna Marie (LaValle) Phillips.  A former sales associate at Skapik's and a cook for the former Keck's Restaurant and St. Clare School, Joan was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, ran the summer lunch program at the 10th. St. Playground, was active with the Sons of Columbus Santa Maria Council #4, and was a bowling coach for the Special Olympics.  She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Domenic V. Virgona; her children Kim (Bill) Nickolich, Debra (David P.) Maksin, Beverly Virgona, and Domenic J. (Vanessa) Virgona, all of Clairton; her grandchildren Laura Nickolich, Domenic J. Virgona, and David S. (Allison) and Heath Maksin; her great-grandson Liam Mizak; her sister Harriet B. (the late Alan) Seng of Bethel Park; and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Lena (Como) Caione

May 16, 2019 |

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

Lena (Como) Caione, of Glassport, and formerly of White Oak and Versailles, died May 14, 2019, at her home.  Lena was born in Palena, P. Chieti, Italy, a daughter of the late Giuseppe and Assunta (Testa) Como.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Anthony Caione.

 
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Cathyanne (Milto) Ferree

May 15, 2019 |

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

Cathyanne Ferree, age 71 of Bethel Park, passed away on May 13, 2019 at St. Clair Hospital. She worked as a sales associate at Shadyside Natural Food, Sunny Bridge Natural Foods and Cafe in McMurray, and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park, PA. Born December 12, 1947 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late George and Ann (Madjea) Milto. Cathyanne is survived by her husband, Alvin "Al" Ferree II; children, Natalie (Joshua) Friedrich Mance of Pittsburgh, Matt (Sheba) Ferree of North Versailles, and Ian (Amanda) Ferree of Greensburg; grandchildren, Brooklyn Best, Savannah and Christopher Roose, Atheana Miskalis, and Kylee Ferree; brother, George (Toni) Milto of York; nieces and nephews. 

 
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Irvin "Kili" Green, Jr.

May 15, 2019 |

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

Irvin "Kili" Green, Jr., 48, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

He was born April 28, 1971, in Pittsburgh, PA, son of the late Irvin and Joan Green East.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Valerie Green, and brother, Mark Green.

Kili was a graduate of Clairton High School and played little league Baseball and Varsity Football.  He was an avid sneakerhead and also loved collecting and wearing ball caps! Kili’s true passion was cooking.  Cooking was an extension of love for Kili and everyone who had the opportunity to enjoy a meal made by him could taste this.

 
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Wade B. Ancarana, III

May 15, 2019 |

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

Wade B. Ancarana, III, 38, of McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019. He was born September 23, 1980 in McKeesport and was the son of Wade B. "Huck" (Sharon) Ancarana of Elizabeth Township and the late Denise Marcel (Waugaman) Ancarana who passed away March 22, 2016. Wade was a Master Mechanic for the City of McKeesport.

 
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Patricia A. Monoyoudis

May 15, 2019 |

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

Patricia A. Monoyoudis, age 84, of White Oak died Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  She was born in McKeesport on December 13, 1934 and is the daughter of the late George and Elsie Peterson McAdoo. She is the wife of the late George Monoyoudis.  She was employed by the city of McKeesport where she served as the City Administrator. She held the position of Treasurer in 1976 and served in various capacities throughout the years.  She was employed part time at Compacting Tooling, Inc. in Elizabeth.  She was a member of the former McKeesport Symphony Board and the Jodie Matta-Dillinger Cancer Care Foundation at UPMC McKeesport, she was a McKeesport High School graduate and loved working on the reunion committee and she was a member of the Friday Lunch Group.

 
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Jeanetta M. Zerbe

May 15, 2019 |

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

Jeanetta M. Zerbe, 38, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Excela Health Westmoreland.  She was born September 7, 1980 in West Chester, Pa., a daughter of Nancy Lynn Zerbe and the late Joseph P. Zerbe Jr.  Jeanetta was a 1999 graduate of Norwin Senior High school and employed by Jaffrey's Restaurant.  She was a member of Circleville United Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with her son, Tyrone and crocheting.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Jada Zerbe.  She is survived by her son, Tyrone Zerbe; and brothers, Joseph, Jason and Benjamin Zerbe.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 167 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in  Circleville United Methodist Church.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Circleville United Methodist Church, Animal Friends, or to the family for funeral expenses.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Gladys K. Milliken

May 14, 2019 |

Published By Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home | Posted in: Jefferson Memorial Cemetery Funeral Home

Gladys K. Milliken, age 91, of Houston, formerly of Roanoke, WV went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 13, 2019.

She loved canning, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. Gladys is survived by her beloved children, Ida Kay McClellan, Dennis L. (Judith) Milliken, William Thomas Milliken; grandchildren Jason Milliken, Joseph Niklas, Holly  Milliken, Amie Milliken Laura McClellan, Rebecca  (Marc) Vlainich, Rachel (Roger) Lemley, Kaylee McPherson, host great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, daughter in-law Patricia Milliken, brother Ralph (Betty) Smith, niece Carol Smith Lantz and as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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Dominga "Minga" Breletic

May 14, 2019 |

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

popupDominga "Minga" Breletic, age 94, of McKeesport, died May 13, 2019, at UPMC McKeesport.  Born April 19, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Maria (Gonzales) Juarez and the wife of the late George R. Breletic.

 
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Lance Elliott Robinson, Sr.

May 14, 2019 |

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

Lance Elliott Robinson, Sr., 42, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in McKeesport.

He was born February 15, 1977, in McKeesport, son of Beatrice Jeanette Crutchfield Robinson and the late Jeffrey Wayne Robinson.  Lance was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Lance Wyley and grandparents, Charles and Edith Crutchfield and Stanley and Louise Robinson.

He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church of McKeesport.  Lance worked as a chef.

 
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Frank "Frankie" Truesdale

May 13, 2019 |

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

Frank "Frankie" Truesdale, 71, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, departed earthly life on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

He was born December 2, 1947, in McKeesport, PA, son of the late William Frank and Mattie R. Barber Truesdale.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Robert Truesdale,

Frankie was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, a graduate of the McKeesport Area High School, and a graduate of Triangle Tech, where he earned an Associate degree; He also proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War Era.  Frankie had a great sense of humor and loved to joke around.  He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed traveling and gardening--both vegetables and flowers, worked as a jitney driver, and also served as an Advocate for Narcotic Anonymous at the Harrison Village Recreation Center.  Frank worked as a Laundry Supervisor for VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Highland Drive.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Leslie C. Truesdale of McKeesport;  daughter, Sharese N. Truesdale; granddaughters, Raven, Ryan, and Rayn; great-granddaughter, Ariah Armstrong; siblings, Danny (Ellie) Luckett of Kansas City, KS, Williams G. (Nicole) Truesdale of Newberry, SC, Cathy (Anthony) Truesdale Davis of Penn Hills, Rev. Esther (James) Washington of Pittsburgh, Jacquelyn (John) Burke of Cypress,TX; Step Mother Ollie Truesdale of Penn Hills; Goddaughter, Gabrielle Rodgers, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many loving friends.

 
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John Hazy

May 13, 2019 |

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

John Hazy, age 100, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday evening May 12, 2019, at the Southwestern Assisted Living Facility in West Mifflin. Born July 24, 1918 in Wickhaven, he was a son of the late Peter J. and Anna (Chaybin) Hazy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wives, Margery (Shaver) Hazy of 35 years, and Anna (Francesconi) Trafalis Hazy of 19 years; and by his brothers Joseph, Steve and James Hazy, and sisters, Margaret Renn and Mary Lomagno. 

 
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Frank L. Vogel, Sr.

May 13, 2019 |

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

Frank L. Vogel, Sr., 77, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019. He was born June 26, 1941 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Florence M. and Clara (Mense) Vogel. Frank was a member of New Hope Assembly in Elizabeth Township and was a retired Painter. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Marie Martini, sons, Frank Lawrence (Ruth Carter) Vogel, Jr., of Trenton, OH, and Steven John Vogel of Pittsburgh, daughter, Tina (Michael) Crovak of Elizabeth Township, sister, Jan (Jim) Vogel Geiselhand of Beaver Creek, OH, brother, Larry (Edna) Vogel of Mercer, grandchildren, Stephanie Fusco/Hrubik, Brittany Boyle/Crovak, Robert Anthony Vogel, Lindsey Crovak, and Matthew Lawrence Vogel, great-grandchildren, Anthony Scott Hrubik, and Lucas Nathaniel Hrubik, and nieces and nephews. There is no visitation. A Celebration of life service will be private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 

Beatrice J. Rybacki

May 13, 2019 |

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

Beatrice J. Rybacki, age 69, of Elrama, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired as a secretary for Dick Corp. in Jefferson Hills and was a former secretary for Michael Adams Esq. in Pleasant Hills. A former member of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Elrama, she enjoyed flea markets, making cakes for birthdays, weddings and special occasions, and always had a kind and generous heart and a special love for children. .

 
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