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Peter Mortakis

August 08, 2020 |

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

Peter Mortakis, age 75, of North Huntingdon, died Thursday, August 6, 2020.  He was born in McKeesport on July 6, 1945 and is the son of the late Nicholas and Elizabeth Haney Mortakis.

 
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Peter Joseph "PJ" Mayfield

August 08, 2020 |

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

Peter Joseph "PJ" Mayfield, Jr. age 30, of Glassport, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020.  He was born October 7, 1989, in McKeesport to Peter Mayfield, Sr., and Joann (Carr) Mayfield, of Glassport. He was the loving husband of Emma Katherine (Harrison) Mayfield and loving father of Morgan Mayfield (Mother) Jessika Lacivita, Haylee Holmes and Ashlee Harrison.

 
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Diana M. Drobac

August 08, 2020 |

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

Diana M. Drobac, age 84 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020.  Born March 14, 1936 in Duquesne "below the tracks," she was a daughter of the late Gavrisha and Marija (Boban) Medich.  A 1954 graduate of Duquesne High School, Diana worked as a secretary for Bell Telephone in McKeesport.  She was a member of St. Sava's Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport, the former St. Mary's Serbian Orthodox Church in Clairton, and its Serbian Sisters Circle.  Diana was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Clairton and the F.U.D.S. Card Club.  Previously, she was a Kolo dancer with her husband for the former Balkan Dance Group, which performed at The Syria Mosque and Kennywood.  She was also Miss Serbian Day at Kennywood Park in 1958 and, in her spare time, enjoyed harness racing and slots at the Meadows.  Diana is survived by her husband Milan "Jerry" Drobac, Jr.; her children Milana Drobac of Jefferson Hills and Michael (Amanda) Drobac of Yardley; her grandchildren Nicholas Kye, Michaela, and Camila Drobac; numerous nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; and many Kumovi.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her four siblings Zvonko, Alex and Gabriel Medich and Yelena Cheke.

 
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George A. Bilec Jr.

August 08, 2020 |

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

George A. Bilec Jr., 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 in UPMC McKeesport.  He was born December 26, 1942 in Braddock, a son of the late George A. and Anna Eleanor (Zajar) Bilec.  George was a graduate of Braddock High School and a member of St. Agnes Parish.  Prior to his retirement, he was a control operator for Duquesne Light and a veteran of the US Army.  He was an avid bowler,  Pittsburgh sports fan, and ran & finished  11 Pittsburgh Marathons.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Susan (Markovic) Bilec; and second wife, Wanda Bilec.

 
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Alexander Michael Trocheck-Griesbaum

August 08, 2020 |

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

Alexander Michael Trocheck-Griesbaum, 24, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020.  He was born November 12, 1995 in Jeannette, the son of Trina Trocheck and Brandon Griesbaum.  Alex was a roofer for Gary's Roofing Co., a graduate of Norwin Sr. High School Class of 2014, and enjoyed spending time with his family.  He is survived by his Pap and Mema, Gary and Marilynn Trocheck;  uncle, Gary "Gee" Trocheck; stepmother, Jamie Griesbaum; fiancee, Kayla Wolf; half brother, Carter Griesbaum; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  Services are private.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Donald C. “Pops” Vitous

August 07, 2020 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Donald C. “Pops” Vitous, 98, of North Versailles Twp. passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday August 5, 2020.

Beloved husband of the late Anna (Fecho) Vitous.  Loving father of John Vitous, Donald (Carol) Vitous, Jeannie (Carl) Krzywiec, James (Ayu) Vitous, Curtis (Anita) Vitous, and the late Timothy M. Vitous; 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many beloved nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.

 
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Cora L. (Wyncoop) McAuliffe Dixon

August 07, 2020 |

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

Cora L. (Wyncoop) McAuliffe Dixon, age 94, of Scott Township, formerly of North Versailles, Elizabeth Township and Finleyville, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020. She was born February 8, 1926 in Clairton, daughter of the late George Paul and Elsie Bailey Wyncoop. Cora was a homemaker for most of her life but also worked for J.C. Penney’s at the Eastland Mall for several years. She was a former member of Mary Mother of God Parish (formerly St. Robert Bellarmine Church) in East McKeesport, St. Michael’s in Elizabeth Township and St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Finleyville, as well as a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion of Finleyville.

 
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Mary Theresa Kritikos

August 07, 2020 |

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

Mary Theresa Kritikos, 90, of Coulter, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020. She was born November 14, 1929 in Coulter and was the daughter of the late William and Julia Harkins Rebold.  She was the wife of the late George Patrick Kritikos, Jr.  Mary was a member of St. Agnes Church in North Huntingdon and a former member of the former St. Patrick Church in Coulter, as well as St. Patrick Church in Christy Park.

 
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Eugene A. Lucot

August 07, 2020 |

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

Eugene A. Lucot, age 83 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020 in Manorcare Health System, Pittsburgh.  Born January 27, 1937 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Edwin Lucot and Mary (Martino) Trich.  A retired sheet metal foreman for the Local #19 in Philadelphia, Eugene is survived by his wife Dolores Marie (Molinaro) Lucot; his son Joseph Lucot-Brochhausen and son in law Donald Brochhausen of East Northport, NY; his brother Edward (the late Maryann) Lucot of Clairton; and also nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by his siblings James (Mary) Lucot and Sandra Lucot.

 
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Richard Jules Cibak

August 07, 2020 |

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

Richard Jules Cibak, age 65, of White Oak, died Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  He was born in McKeesport on October 13, 1954 and is the son of the late John A. Cibak and the late Betty Spudy Stokes. He is survived by his sister-in-law and caregiver, Anne (William) Bacon; nieces, Desiree, Dede, Karli; and nephews, Lewis, Jon, Tyler and Steve, brothers, Ronald and Randy Cibak both of McKeesport; sisters, Roberta J. Stokes of Monroeville and Rebecca J. Laird of North Versailles; and many other nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers Russell, Regis, and Robert Cibak. 

 
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Margaret Agnes Markovich

August 07, 2020 |

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

Margaret Agnes Markovich, age 89 of North Versailles, died Saturday, July 25, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on February 13, 1931. She is the daughter of the late Lemuel and Lucille Angle James, and the wife of the late Junius “Mike” Markovich. She was employed as a licensed practical nurse with UPMC and retired from McKeesport Area School District where she was a nurse for many of years.

 
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Ricshawn Robinson

August 07, 2020 |

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

Ricshawn Robinson, 49, died July 28, 2020. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., 2326 Jenny Lind St., McKeesport. ALL VISITORS ARE ASKED TO WEAR MASKS AND BE MINDFUL OF SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING EACH SERVICE.

 
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Patricia A. (Sharp) McCurry

August 06, 2020 |

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

Patricia A. McCurry, age 84, of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at home, surrounded by her family. Born March 16, 1936, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Violet (Shoop) Sharp. She was the owner and operator for Mitchell Manor in Clairton for 35 years and a member of Living Hope Assembly of God Church in Clairton.

 
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Walter J. “Pat” Reczynski

August 06, 2020 |

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

Walter J. “Pat” Reczynski, 88, of McKeesport, passed away of natural causes at UPMC McKeesport on August 4, 2020, after several months of declining health. Born in Penn on September 15, 1931, to the late Florence Reczynski also of Penn, Walter was married to Jacqueline “Jackie” (Yaroschak) of Braddock on September 1, 1953, in Augusta, GA, at Sacred Heart Church. In his early career, he was a copilot at Epic Airways Inc. in Pittsburgh and later was an owner of Aerographic Photo Company in Ardara and of An-Di Electronics VCR Repair in White Oak. He was an electronics repairman, mechanic, craftsman, and self-taught pilot who had a passion for anything related to flying.

 
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Linda Sue (Coberly) Battle

August 05, 2020 |

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

Linda Sue (Coberly) Battle, 68, died Aug. 1, 2020.

A walk through viewing for family and friends will take place at Robert A. Waters Funeral Home on August 7, 2020, 10:00 A.M., followed by a memorial service at 12 noon.  All visitors are asked to wear masks and be mindful of social distancing during each service.

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