Marcella "Marcy" Vuckovich

March 12, 2019 |

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

Marcella "Marcy" Vuckovich, 82, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. She was born September 28, 1936 in Glassport and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Helen (Mihock) Lowicki. Marcy was a member of Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Pleasant Hills. She loved her family, gardening and bird watching. She was retired from Macy's and the former Kaufmann's. 

 
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Darla Ruth Gibbons

March 12, 2019 |

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

Darla Ruth Gibbons, 80, of Elizabeth Township, went to her heavenly home on Monday, March 11, 2019. She was born April 13, 1938 in McKeesport and was the  daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Golz. She was the wife of the late Walter W. "Wally" Gibbons who passed away February 11, 2018.  She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, where she served in many positions including church secretary. Darla worked as a Confidential Secretary for Bettis Atomic Laboratories, she was also a secretary for Clemson University.

 
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Agnes Joan Winters

March 12, 2019 |

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

Agnes Joan Winters, 84, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019. She was born March 13, 1934 in Clairton and was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Sprites) Martis and was the wife of the late Norbert Ralph Winters. Agnes was a retired Phlebotomist for Dr. Bonessi and Dr. Sabeh in White Oak. Agnes had a love for the Lord and leading people to Jesus. 

 
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Vincentina "Vincenza" Simak

March 12, 2019 |

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

Vincentina "Vincenza" Simak, age 88, of McKeesport, died March 10, 2019, at UPMC Presbyterian.  Born August 8, 1930, in Glassport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rosalia (Sinatra) Como, and the wife of Richard J. Simak, Sr.
 
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Elizabeth A. Karos

March 12, 2019 |

Published By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Elizabeth A. Karos, 95, of West Mifflin, died March 11, 2019.  She is the daughter of the late Jovo and Anna (Relich) Karos.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers John, Michael, George and Rudolph Karos and sisters Mildred Korach, Anna Wilhelm and Olga Karos.  She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Elizabeth was a member of Holy Spirit Church.  A funeral mass will be held Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:00 am at Holy Spirit Church.  Interment following St. Sava's Cemetery, Castle Shannon.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 

Patricia Gilkey Barth

March 12, 2019 |

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

Patricia Gilkey Barth, age 84, of White Oak, died March 12, 2019.  She was born in Braddock on May 20, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Lewis H. and Ida M. Feeney Gilkey.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Duquesne University and worked for over 20 years as the school librarian for St. Angela Merici School in White Oak. She loved reading books, was a member of St. Angela Merici Church, and was a loving mother and grandmother.

 
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Rosalyn A. Labella

March 12, 2019 |

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

Rosalyn A. Labella 89 of McKeesport passed away March 10,2019 in Kane McKeesport. She was born August 18,1929 in McKeesport the daughter of the late Guisseppi and Domenica Labella. She was a former member of Corpus Christi Parish. She is survived by two nephews and many friends.

A Blessing service will be held on Friday March 15,2019 at 12 Noon in the chapel of McKeesport Versailles Cemetery.Emtombment will follow in the cemetery. William H. Craig Funeral Home Inc. 3000 Versailles Ave. McKeesport,Pa. 412 672 9636 is in charge of arrangments

 

Martin J. Zegar

March 12, 2019 |

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

Martin J. Zegar, age 69, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday March 10, 2019.  He was born in Wilkinsburg on Nov. 9, 1949 and is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Kovacic Zegar. He is survived by his wife, Donna Woods Zegar; son, Lt. Col. Christopher (Laurel) Zegar, a pilot stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; daughter, Jennifer Zegar of North Huntingdon; grandsons, Caleb, Connor and Owen; brother, Stephen (Janet) Zegar of Plum, and niece Alexandra Zegar.

 
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David J. Fusco

March 12, 2019 |

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

David J. Fusco, 63, of Rillton, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 at his home.  He was born April 16, 1955 in Greensburg, a son of the late Joseph and Violet (Lapcevic) Fusco.  David was an avid fisherman, enjoyed playing the harmonica, listening to music, was a good cook and loved being with his family and friends.  He is survived by his stepson, Paul Klipa; brother, Joseph Fusco; aunt, Dorothy Cheselske; uncle, Lou Fusco; two nieces and numerous cousins.  A memorial service will take place in The Norwin Alliance Church, on Saturday, March 16 at 1pm.  Donations may be made to the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA  15642.   www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

John Thomas Voron

March 12, 2019 |

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

, 91, of Saratoga, Ca., formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019.  He was born December 9, 1927 in McKeesport, Pa., a son of the
late Michael Stephen and Mary (Zsalabak) Voron. John was a graduate of Penn Tech
Institute. Prior to his retirement from US Steel as a piping designer, he was a patent
draftsman for Robertshaw Fulton Controls. He was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine
Catholic Church. John was also a veteran of the US Marine Corps 1st Battalion 7th
Regiment and served in China and the occupying forces in Japan during WWII from 1945 –
1947. He enjoyed art, gardening, cooking ethnic Ukrainian/Russian food, and spending
time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Nancy M. Foley Voron; brothers, Michael (Helen) and William (Irene) Voron; and sister,
Mary (Frank) Natalie. He is survived by his sons, Mark T., John R., Vincent J. (Salima), and
Nicholas A. (Mary), grandchildren Joshua Slagy, Erik Voron (Esra), Nicole Paulovich
(Darrin), Vincent S. Voron, Lucas S. Voron, Nikolai M. Voron and Michaela M. Voron, great-
granddaughter Peyton Paulovich; cherished sister in-law Patricia White (Jeff); brother in-law
John P. Foley (Judith). Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176
Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Friday, March 22 from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will be
held on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment
to follow in Long Run Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s
Byzantine Catholic Church.  wwwshirleyfuneralhome.com

 

Barbara Jean Rowell

March 11, 2019 |

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

BARBARA JEAN ROWELL   age 86 of West Mifflin, “Dude” as she was known to family and friends, passed away at the age of 86 at home surrounded by her dedicated and loving daughters on March 10, 2019. Wife of the late William Rowell; devoted & beloved Mother of Kathy (Bruce) Dickson, Amy (Chuck) Metz and Diane Rowell; loving & admired Gram of Chad (Alisha) Metz, Ashley (James) Leax, Ben Dickson, Luke Dickson, Amanda (Ben) Vice, Sam Dickson, Tessa (Chris) Cerda and Eli Dickson; cherished & proud GG of Liam Dickson, Brenna, Maeve & Keeva Leax, soon-to-be Baby Metz, and her grand puppies. Daughter of the late Arthur & Catherine (Nee) Fisher; Sister of Lynn (Daniel) Gluvna and the late John (wife Audrey survives) Fisher and recently deceased Florence Fisher. “Dude” was known for creating nick names for family members and her zinger phrases. During her life she worked successfully as the Shoe Dept. Manager at Hill’s Dept. Store, was a great bus trip organizer, homemaker, mother, grandma, great gram, worked at Post Shoe Store, and was a lifelong member at St. Agnes Church. In accordance with her expressed wishes, there will be no viewing. A Memorial Mass celebrating her life will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 9:30 at St. Agnes Church in West Mifflin. Burial will be private. Arrangements entrusted to Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Duquesne, PA.  In lieu of flowers or donations to a charity, the family requests that you demonstrate an act of kindness towards one another, or call family & friends to say “I love you”, or turn off your electronics and talk to one another in memory of our wonderful, strong, courageous Mother. Thank you to family & friends for your love, thoughts, prayers, & support. The Matriarch of our family will be forever missed.

 

Thomas A. Baka

March 11, 2019 |

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

Thomas A. Baka, age 77 of McKeesport, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, Monday, March 11, 2019. He was born October 25, 1941 in Charleroi, the son of the late Michael A. and Mary Uchacz Baka. He worked as an electrician for U.S. Steel-Dravosburg and after retiring he loved driving for Access. He was devoted to the Lord, an usher and member of First Baptist Church, McKeesport for 37 years. He was a regular donor to the American Red Cross and a lifelong fisherman. He was an avid bowler all of his life, and his teammates named their league “Baka’s Pirates” in honor of him. Thomas enjoyed helping people in need and especially loved his family.

 

 
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Patricia Clark McCusker

March 11, 2019 |

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

Patricia Clark McCusker, age 87, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of Glassport, died Saturday, March 9, 2019.  She was born in Mexico, Maine, on Nov. 13, 1931 and is the daughter of the late James and Dorothy Cecelia Bryant Mowat.  She is the wife of the late Thomas J. McCusker who died March 12, 1991.  She was preceded in death by siblings, James Mowat, Kirk Mowat, Terrence Mowat and Bonnie Mowat Fircak. 

Patricia is survived by sisters-in-law, Virginia Mowat of Liberty Borough and Barbara Mowat of Mission, Texas; nieces and nephews, Timothy Mowat, Daniel (Dawn) Mowat, Heather (Richard Sherman) Mowat, Terri Lee (Dave) Petrillo, Jamie (Brian) Young, Heidi (Joe) Povinelli, Kirk Mowat, Kevin Fircak and Michel (Jenny) Fircak.

In addition to being a loving homemaker, Patricia was a waitress for the former Klein’s Restaurant in Pittsburgh for approximately 25 years, the business manager for the former T.J. McCusker Mechanical Contracting in Glassport, a retail specialist for the men’s suits department at Macy’s in Century III and Monroeville Malls, and also was very proud of her work as the house manager and volunteer for Family House in Pittsburgh.

Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA  15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 3:00 until 8:00 pm and also on Saturday, March 16, 2019  from 11:00 am until the time of service at 12:30 pm in the funeral home chapel.

Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to Family House, 233, McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA  15213.

To share a memory or condolence visit strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Audrey B. Canelle

March 11, 2019 |

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

Audrey B. Canelle, age 82, of Liberty Borough, died March 9, 2019, at home. Born July 10, 1936, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Andriella (Smith) Jordanhazy and the wife of the late John R. Canelle.

 
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Edwin Anzur

March 10, 2019 |

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

Edwin Anzur, age 89, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Rilton, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Jerry and Mary (Grill) Anzur. Prior to his retirement he was a carpenter for Shuster’s Building Components and RWS Development. Ed was a life-long member of the Shaner Sportsmen’s Club. Ed enjoyed hunting, gardening and frequently sharing the harvest with friends and family.
 
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