Charles L. "Chuck" Perunko

January 02, 2017 |

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

Charles L. "Chuck" Perunko, age 82, of Clairton passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017, in his home comforted by his family.  Chuck was born in Monongahela, PA on July 16, 1934 to the late Edward J. and Agnes I. (Maley) Perunko.

 
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Michelle Lynn (Stefanko) Dausey

January 02, 2017 |

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

Michelle Lynn (Stefanko) Dausey, 65, of Elizabeth, passed away December 31, 2016 at Jefferson Hills Manor in Jefferson Hills. Born January 29, 1951 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Velma (Green) Stefanko, and the loving wife of the late Thomas Dausey, Sr. A former nurse's aide at La Pensione Personal Care Home in Clairton, she most recently retired a Pharmacy Technician at the Medicine Shoppe in Clairton.

 
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Phyllis Elaine Ferree

January 01, 2017 |

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

Phyllis Elaine Ferree, 77, of McKeesport,died Friday December 30, 2016 at home. She was born February 8, 1939 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Black Laughner . She was the wife of the late William Ferree who died in 1986. Phyllis is survived by her sons, Russell "Corky" (Darlene) Milslagle, and James Ferree of McKeesport and Robert Ferree of Philadelphia, daughters, Louise Haas and Norma Ferree of McKeesport, and Dawn Winters of TX, sisters, Eileen Bossie of CT and Norma Motto of Liberty Borough, brother, Clyde (Mercedes) Laughner of Plum, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 
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Dorothy (Feidler) Potts

January 01, 2017 |

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

Dorothy M. (Feidler) Potts, age 83 of Dravosburg formerly of Clairton, passed away in her home on Saturday, December 31, 2016. Dorothy was born in Oakton, VA on September 26, 1933 to the late William T. and Ruth Arlene (Inscoe) Feidler.

 
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Dakota James Elko

January 01, 2017 |

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

Dakota James Elko, 23, of Lincoln Borough, died Wednesday December 28, 2016. He was born May 3, 1993 in Monroeville and was the son of James Stephen and Lori Ann Cosatch Elko of Lincoln Borough. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother, Janet Elko of McKeesport, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

 
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June Eileen Imes

January 01, 2017 |

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

June Eileen Imes, age 90, of Westmoreland City, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016. She was born June 21, 1926 in Westmoreland City, the daughter of the late Albert “Roy” and Eliza (Wilson) Imes. She was a graduate of Norwin High School, Class of 1944 and a longtime member of the Primitive Methodist Church in Westmoreland City. She retired after working for the Westinghouse Air Brake Company.
 
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Ruth Terzak Schroeder

December 31, 2016 |

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

Ruth Terzak Schroeder, age 90, of White Oak, died Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on November 18, 1926, the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Miller) Slaibow.

 
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Mildred “Dolly” Ferry

December 31, 2016 |

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

Mildred “Dolly” Ferry, age 90, of Port Vue died Saturday December 31, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Pittsburgh on February 11, 1926 and is the daughter of the late Hiram Layton and Alice Collins Lindsay. She was raised by her grandparents William and Emma Collins after her mother died. She was the wife of the late William Harold Ferry.

She is survived by children, Cheryl Pistorius of Port Vue, Judy (Barry) Miller of Lenoir City, TN, Kathleen (Timothy) Vargo of Versailles, and Michael (Dana) Ferry of Glassport. She was preceded in death by her son William Harold Ferry and grandson Sean. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law; Patsy Ferry Harris of North Huntingdon, grandchildren; Holly, Crystal, Christian, Tammy, Jeana, Matthew, Timothy, Alaina, Hayden, and Anna; 14 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Family will receive friends 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, January 3rd from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday at St. Mark Church, Port Vue at 12 noon with Father Daniel T. Straughn officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com

 
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Elwin Lee "Bo" Johnston

December 31, 2016 |

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

Elwin Lee "Bo" Johnston age 86, of Greentree, formerly of Hazelwood, he was born December 6, 1930, in the Southside of Pittsburgh, and passed away peacefully on December 30, 2016, surrounded by his family at the Paramount Assisted Living in Baldwin. He was a son of the late Frank and Gladys Wageley Johnston. Elwin was a graduate of Taylor-Alderdice High School where he lettered in football and baseball. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and was called to serve his country during the Korean War. As a veteran of the US Army, Elwin was able to demonstrate both love of his country and his outstanding athleticism by playing baseball for the Army in Germany. He was a member of the 2nd Armored Division and the Rhine Conference Baseball Champions in 1954. Elwin was employed by US Steel and had a successful career as a computer programmer and then a systems designer until his retirement. He had an extreme love of reading, opera, golf, and the arts. He was the beloved husband of the late Lucia “Lucy” (DiGiorgio) Johnston; loving father of Kenneth (Lorraine) Johnston, Karen (Garth) Littrell, Elaine, and Fran (fiancé, Dave Hoover) Scott; grandfather of Nicholas (Nicole) Johnston, Megan (fiancé Josh Iacchini) Johnston, the late Brian Johnston, Spencer Scott, Connor (Jessica) Scott, and Lucy Scott; great-grandfather of Nicholas Johnston, Alexandra Johnston, and Gianna Scott. Elwin’s funeral services will be held on Friday, January 6, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Jefferson Memorial Park Administration Chapel, Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park with military honors. Elwin’s family would like to thank Paramount Assisted Living (Baldwin) for their kindness, love and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Goodwill of South Western PA. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY - SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA 412-466-3300. 
 

George F. Cindrich

December 30, 2016 |

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

George F. Cindrich, age 89, of White oak, formerly of McKeesport, died December 30, 2017, at Riverside Care Center. Born January 18, 1927, in Mckeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dragica (Luketic) Cindrich and the husband of Deloris (Kozlowski) Cindrich, for over 68 loving years. George was retired from US Steel, National Tube Works, where he worked as a millwright for over 40 years. He was a member of the Corpus Christi Church. George was also a US Army veteran, serving during WWII. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was always there to lend a hand.

In addition to his wife, George is survived by children, Donna (Greg) Schneider of North Huntingdon and Diane (Mark) Bartko of White Oak; grandchildren, Lesley (Aaron) Knoechel, Kim (Rich) Michniak, Ashlee Bartko and Jason Bartko; great grandchildren, Olivia, Natalie, Allison and Avery; siblings, Frank (Helen) Cindrich of North Versailles, Mary Ann Kandala of North Versailles and Anne Pratt of Portland, OR; many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel; siblings, Matt and Rose.

Family and friends will be received at Jaycox – Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, January 2, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Noon. Fr. Steven M. Palsa will be the celebrant. Committal with military honors will follow in St. Mary Polish Cemetery.

 

John A. Novak, Jr.

December 30, 2016 |

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

John A. Novak, Jr., age 68 of Elizabeth, died Thursday, December 29, 2016.  He was born in Pittsburgh on July 17, 1948 and was the son of the late Melda Smith Novak. He was a graduate of Point Park University, an entrepreneur, and a disabled veteran. He was a medic in the navy and served during the Vietnam Era.  He was a member of the Duquesne-McKeesport Lodge #731 F&AM where he was a Master Mason 3rd Degree. John was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and woodcarving.

He is survived by his wife, Marian Rusnock Novak of Elizabeth; father, John A. Novak, Sr. of Pittsburgh; brother, William Novak, Sr. of Cranberry Twp.; nephew, William Novak, Jr. of Cranberry; also great-nephews and great-nieces.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 5th from 5:30 pm until the time of service at 7 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177) with a Masonic service following at 7:30 pm. Burial will be at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Friday, Jan. 6th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Remembrances may be made in John’s name to the Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Ave., Room 1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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David Crevar

December 30, 2016 |

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

David Crevar, age 64 of West Mifflin, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, December 29, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. Born August 4, 1952 in West Mifflin, he was the son of the late Milan and Dorothy (Kascak) Crevar. David was a 1970 graduate of West Mifflin North High School where is was a member of the school marching band. Following high school, he went on to study at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, earning his Bachelors of Pharmaceutical Sciences degree in 1975.  Upon graduation from Pitt, David began his pharmaceutical career working for various pharmacies in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. He eventually came back home to become the owner of the Medicine Shop in Clairton for many years. David lived his life through the Lord, and shared his faith and love to all of his customers through prayer. He was always active in the community in many ways, and his generosity toward others went unmeasured. In his free time, he found great joy in being outside running, whether it be a marathon, a run down River Road, or a stroll with his beloved shih tzu, Buttons. He also loved to garden and was always there for family and friends to help with yard work and landscaping. His trips on holiday weekends to Indian Lake in Somerset were also some of his favorite pastimes. David is survived by his dearest and best friend, Irene Kumf of McKeesport; son, Jared Crevar of Hermosa Beach, CA; granddaughter, Miah Crevar; siblings, Karl Crevar of West Mifflin and Karen Crevar of Myrtle Beach, SC; niece, Carrie Ann (Mark) Hartman; nephew, Karl (Adrienne) Crevar; and many cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and extended family from Eleanor Barton, Yaniga, Wiesen, Chapman, Kutzfara and Candalore families. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, January 2, 2017 from 1-8 p.m. Blessing Service will be Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by the Funeral Service at 10 a.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. The Very Rev. Stevan G. Rocknage will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The family would like to extended their gratitude to the many nurses and staff at AHN Jefferson Hospital, AHN Hospice, Davita Dialysis in McKeesport, and to Dr. Brian Thomas for the compassionate care provided to David. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Cancer Association. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Ernest Mularski

December 30, 2016 |

Published By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Ernest Mularski, 89, of Glassport died December 30, 2016. He is the son of the late Zygmund and Estelle Mularski. He is survived by beloved wife Mary Ann (Long) Mularski; children Robert (Kathy) Mularski of Harrisville, PA, Carol (the late Duane) Powell of Washington Court House, OH, and James John Mularski of Glassport; grandchildren Matthew (Jodi) Mularski, Jessica (Daren) Moleton, and Ellisyn Mularski; brother Regis Mularski; sisters Phyllis Carrick, Christine Sikoski, and Grace Vargo; also nieces and nephews.

 
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Judith A. Cipicchio

December 30, 2016 |

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

Judith A. Cipicchio, 69, of Liberty Boro passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport. Judy was born in McKeesport on October 28. 1947 to the late Dominic and Irene (Kossuth) Cipicchio. 

 
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Ethel Snyder

December 30, 2016 |

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

Ethel Marie Snyder, age 105, of Boston, PA passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 in Riverside Nursing Home, McKeesport, PA. Ethel Marie was born in McKeesport on March 27, 1911 to the late Alex and Mary Chontos. Ethel was a baker for the former Zotters & Star Bakery of McKeesport and a member of St. Mark's Parish in Liberty Boro.

 
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