Audrey A. Bihary

June 27, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Audrey A. Bihary, 77, of Duquesne, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Charles Morris Rehabilitation Center, Squirrel Hill. Born March 11, 1939, in Duquesne, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Kuprok Bihary. She was a faithful member of Ss, Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, and the Parish Club, were she was very active in fund raising and raffle ticket sales. She was also a  member of the Allegheny County Retirees Association, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in McKeesport and enjoyed bowling in the "Morning Glories Bowling League and a past bowler of the Tuesday Night SS. Peter and Paul League.

 
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Mike Godich, Jr.

June 27, 2016 |

Published By Editor | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Mike Godich, Jr, 87, of Bethesda, MD, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Suburban Hospital.  Born in McKeesport, PA, Dec. 12, 1928, he was the son of the late Milosh and Ljubica (Vuich) Godich.  Joining the Army at the age of 17, Mike was a WWII veteran stationed in post-war Germany during his tour.  Following the war, he returned to the McKeesport area to pursue his career and raise a family.  Mike was a long-time White Oak resident before moving from the area in 2004.

 
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Sue (Irving) Heubach

June 27, 2016 |

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

Sue (Irving) Heubach, 80, of Westmoreland City, died Friday June 24, 2016, at home. She was born January 16, 1936 in Warren, a daughter of the late Donald and Mary Elizabeth (Heath) Irving and was also preceded in death by her step father, Philip Lauffenburger, and her son in law, Jay R. White. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoyed knitting, golfing, bowling, and reading.

 
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Eleanor M. Chobirko

June 27, 2016 |

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

Eleanor M. Chobirko, age 90, of North Huntingdon passed away June 26, 2016 at Hempfield Manor.

 
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William M. Yednak

June 26, 2016 |

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

William M. Yednak, age 42, of McKeesport, died Friday, June 24, 2016. He was born in McKeesport on Dec. 25, 1973 and is the son of Patricia (Dirle) and the late William J. Yednak. He is survived by two sons Riley and Dustin Casaldi; sister Jennifer; brother Patrick and nephew Shae Patterson, all of McKeesport. Services were held by Hunter-Edmundson-Striffler Funeral Home, 600 Market St , McKeesport, PA 15132. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Irene Falco Dunlap

June 26, 2016 |

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

Irene Falco Dunlap, age 81, of White Oak died on June 25, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on June 7, 1935 and is the daughter of the late John and Mary Bodnar Popovich. She is the wife of the late Gilbert Henry Falco and the late Clifford Dunlap.

She is survived by daughter; Darla (Dennis) Pohodich of Elizabeth, sisters; Ann Stanko of White Oak, Betty Smoot of White Oak, Helen McBurney of N. Huntingdon, Mary Reisner of White Oak, grandchildren; Gilbert, Dennis J, Michael Pohodich, and great-grandchildren; Christian and Brenden Pohodich. She was preceded in death by her daughter Rosemary Franks.

Friends and Family will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Tuesday June 28th from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday June 29th at St. Michaels Church at 10 am. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Eleanor M. Chobirko

June 26, 2016 |

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

Eleanor M. Chobirko, age 80 of North Huntingdon passed away June 26, 2016 at Hempfield Manor.She was born December 10, 1935 in Braddock, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Eleanor Busata Ekl. Eleanor was a member of St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, beading, knitting, crocheting and was an avid flower gardener. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond in 2009, one brother, Thomas R. Ekl and her daughter- in- law Kathy Chobirko.

 
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Robert "Bob" Paul Boback

June 26, 2016 |

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

Robert "Bob" Paul Boback, 87, of Elizabeth Township, died Friday, June 24, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born June 26, 1928 in Clairton and was the son of the late Charles Henry and MaryAnn Kachmarik Boback He was a member, Deacon, Elder and newsletter editor of the Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Township and was also a member and 2nd vice-president of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was also a member of the Norwin Art League and taught art classes at the McKeesport Senior Center.

 
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Ann (Curtis) Patterson

June 26, 2016 |

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

Ann (Curtis) Patterson, age 81, of North Versailles passed away Thursday June 23, 2016. She was born March 13, 1935 in Braddock, a daughter of the late Michael and Pauline (Britanik) Curtis. She was a long time member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport and graduated from St. Thomas High School in Braddock. She worked as a Data entry clerk at Merck-Medco in North Versailles for over 10 years. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Richard S. Patterson.

 
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Catherine "Nunny" Gavlak

June 25, 2016 |

Published By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Catherine "Nunny" (Gavlak), 83, of West Mifflin died peacefully on Thursday, June 23, 2016 in U.P.M.C. East. Born June 2, 1933, in Houtzdel. She was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Slabon) Gavlak. She was a member of Resurrection R.C. Church, West Mifflin.

 
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Augusta "Baba Gusta" Zeljak

June 25, 2016 |

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

Augusta Zeljak, affectionately known as Baba Gusta, 90, of McKeesport and formerly of Aliquippa died on Thursday June 23, 2016. She was born on July 4, 1925 in Noumea, New Caledonia and was the daughter of the late Auguste and Louise Arnaud Guichard. She was the wife of the late Alexander Zeljak. Augusta spent many hours volunteering in various capacities at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport and St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church in Aliquippa.

 
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Kathleen Rosso

June 25, 2016 |

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

Kathleen Rosso, age 61, of Port Vue, died June 23, 2016, at UPMC McKeesport. Born May 7, 1955, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Helen (Novotniak) Rosso.
Kathleen was a member of Holy Family Polish National Catholic Church in McKeesport. She dedicated her working life to helping children with special needs. A former teacher at Baldwin-Whitehall School District, she currently served as a private, special education tutor. Kathleen’s favorite pastime was going to the casinos with her family.

 
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Margaret Ann Goldstrohm

June 25, 2016 |

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

Margaret Ann Goldstrohm, age 84 of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at home. Born December 18, 1931 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Ryniak and Jennie (Marnell) Ryniak, and beloved wife of the late Glenn Goldstrohm. Margaret was a former model and also worked at Katzman's Clothing Store in McKeesport. Margaret's greatest joy was tending to her home. She is survived by her daughter, Joern Goldstrohm (Kevin Clair) of White Oak; also nieces and nephews and her special nieces Janice Wolfe and Christina Reed. Margaret was also preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Raymond Plowchalk. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, June 27, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church. Father Vince Velas will officiate. Burial will follow at Richland Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Dorothy Ann Aranos Scott Ursiny

June 25, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Ann Aranos Scott Ursiny, entered eternal life on June 13, 2016. Dorothy was born in Allegheny County on March 12, 1927 to parents John and Wanda Aranos.

 
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Joseph S. Ruzina

June 25, 2016 |

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

Joseph S. Ruzina, 91, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born March 16, 1925 in Yukon, PA, a son of the late George and Mary (Oravec) Ruzina. 

 
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