Lawrence "Larry" Edward Bjornberg

August 02, 2016 |

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

Lawrence "Larry" Edward Bjornberg, 89, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was born April 22, 1927 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Harry and Emma Gernhardt Bjornberg. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in McKeesport, White Oak American Legion Post 701, the Syria Shriners , Scottish Rite, Caravan No. 20, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Al-O-Mon Forrest 138, Masonic Veterans, Knights of Mecca Past Masters Club and the Duquesne-McKeesport F & AM Lodge # 731 where he was a Past Master. Larry was a WWII US Navy Veteran serving on board the USS Macon and was retired from US Steel Duquesne Works.

 
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Lois M. Brown

August 02, 2016 |

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

Lois M. Brown, age 94, of Port Vue, died July 31, 2016, at her home. Born June 30, 1922, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Henry N. and Margerite P. (Harker) Graff and the wife of the late Carl J. Brown.
Lois was a homemaker and 18 year employee of the former Clover Farm Grocery in Port Vue. She was a member of the former Methodist Church in Versailles.

 
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Robert Ray Jr.

August 02, 2016 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Robert Ray Jr., age 22, died July 29, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 5, 2016 at Tunie Funeral Home, Inc., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead.

 
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Dominic Meddis

August 02, 2016 |

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

Dominic Meddis, 57, of Elizabeth Township, died Monday, August 1, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 9, 1959 in McKeesport and was the son of Angela Santacaterina Meddis of Versailles and the late Philip Meddis. Dominic was Director of Training for Valley Dairy Restaurants. He was very kind, patient and always filled the room with laughter.

 
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Evelyn Taksel

August 02, 2016 |

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

Evelyn Taksel, 94, of Freehold, NJ, formerly of McKeesport, died Sunday, July 31, 2016. She was born October 29, 1921 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Ann Harr Krause. She was the wife of the late Sam Taksel who died in 1981. She was a former member of Temple B'Nai Israel and was retired from the Dept. of Public Welfare in McKeesport. She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Robert) St. Lifer of Colts Neck, NJ, son, Ken Taksel of Pittsburgh, and grandchildren, Lillian, Sam (Anne) and Emily.

 
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Darlene J. Cseripko

August 02, 2016 |

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

Darlene J. Cseripko, 53, of Etna died July 28, 2016. She is the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Doman) Kraus. She is survived by her husband Michael Cseripko; children Robin (Justin) Cseripko, Patrick Kerr and Thomas Kerr; sisters Linda Kraus, Rebecca Cale and Cheryl Kraus; brothers Charles Kraus and Jonathan Kraus; nephew Jadan Kraus; grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Faith Bible Baptist Church. Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne Thur. 2-4 and 6-8. A funeral service will be held Fri. 11am in the funeral home with Rev. LaPietra interment following McKeesport Versailles Cemetery.

 

Mary Ann Tassone

August 02, 2016 |

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

Mary Ann Tassone, age 55, of West Newton, formerly of Brentwood, was freed from her battle with cystic fibrosis on August 1, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian. Born December 20, 1960 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (Stiles) Hoffman and proud wife of Larry Tassone for 28 years. Mary Ann was a certified esthetician, however her greatest joy was being a homemaker and mother. She was truly a "real life Betty Crocker", and will be remembered for her amazing cooking and baking. She also enjoying spending time fishing with her husband and feeding the bunnies that would visit her in her backyard. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Lauren Marie Tassone, of home; siblings, Edward Hoffman, Patti Gilmore, Doris Papariella and Kathy Bryer; mother-in-law, Phyllis Tassone; father-in-law, Joseph Tassone; brother-in-law, Joseph Tassone; sister-in-law, Jennifer Lazaris; nephews, Josh, Jason, Shane and Cole Tassone; nieces, Kattie and Samantha Jones; and many other nieces, nephews and friends. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Darlene Hoffman; brother, Michael Hoffman; and her faithful dog, Lucky. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Church. Father Kevin Dominic will officiate. Memorial donations are suggested to support the Tassone Family at www.gofundme.com/2h9788s. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Helen E. White

August 02, 2016 |

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

Helen E. White, age 99, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at Golden Heights, Irwin. She was born January 24, 1917 in Wilkinsburg, PA, a daughter of the late Howard H. and Frances L. Potter Pfeil.

 
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Lloyd C. Palmer

August 01, 2016 |

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

Lloyd C. Palmer, age 62 of West Mifflin, passed away at home on Sunday, July 31, 2016.  Born May 24, 1954 in Washington, DC, he is a son of Margaret (stepfather Franklin) (Frazier) Palmer Cauley of Pembroke, VA and, his father, the late Boyd Palmer.

 
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Sylvia "Peachie" (Williams) Pearsol

August 01, 2016 |

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

Sylvia "Peachie" Pearsol, 68, of West Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016 at home. A former councilwoman of West Elizabeth, she was a homemaker, a former employee at Jefferson Hospital, a member of Olivet United Presbyterian Church in West Elizabeth, and a member of the Floreffe Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary.

 
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Mark Ellis, Jr.

August 01, 2016 |

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

Mark Ellis, Jr., 34 years old of Brockton, Massachusetts, departed this life July 25, 2016 at Home.

 
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Thomas A. Hoskins

August 01, 2016 |

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

Thomas A. Hoskins, 88, of Pittston, formerly of Lincoln Borough, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Golden Living Center. He was a steelworker for U.S. Steel, Clairton Works.

 
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Kathy Denise Settelmaier

August 01, 2016 |

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

Kathy Denise Settelmaier, age 58, of Elrama, PA, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 in Jefferson Hospital. She was a former Teacher's Aide with Room to Grow at the South Park YMCA and was also an employee of the former Murphys and Ames in West Mifflin. She was a member of the Elizabeth Wesleyan Church in Elizabeth and she enjoyed rooting for all of the Pittsburgh sport teams. 

 
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Verona "Toots" Hershey

July 31, 2016 |

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

Verona "Toots" Hershey, 83 of North Huntingdon died July 30, 2016 at Walden View. She was born April 21, 1933 in Clairton, Pa., a daughter of the late George J. Zofchak and Anna (Hostavich) Zofchak.

 
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Rose L. Carrozza

July 30, 2016 |

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

Rose L. Carrozza, age 88 of North Huntingdon, formerly of North Versailles, passed away at home on July 30, 2016.  Born June 12, 1928 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen Zuccarillo and wife of the late Anthony Carrozza.  Rose was retired from the East Allegheny School District, and she also worked for various doctor offices as well as McKeesport Hospital.  She was a member of the Palenese Women’s Club of Christy Park and a former swimming instructor at the McKeesport YMCA.  She was a Steelers fanatic and had a love of old movies, crime shows, game shows, and rooted for the underdog, such as her previously deceased dog Scrapper.  She is survived by her daughters, Paula Carrozza, of Virginia Beach, VA and Linda Mitchell, of North Huntingdon; grandson, Ryan (Sanya Sandhal) Honick, of Chicago, IL; brother-in-law Bernard Carrozza.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 10 a.m., at St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon. Entombment will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

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