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Ethel Williams McKeithen

August 13, 2016 |

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

Ethel Williams McKeithen, 91 of Clairton, formerly of Swissvale, quietly on August 11, 2016 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

 
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John Bridges

August 13, 2016 |

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

John Bridges, age 47 of North Huntingdon died August 11, 2016 at his home.  Born January 25 1969 in Pittsburgh.  He was preceded in death by his parents  Joseph Bridges and Audrey Waldron Bridges and his sister Carol Magnus.

 
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David Iwinski

August 13, 2016 |

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

David Iwinski, age 78 of North Huntingdon died August 12, 2016 at Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. He was born July 11, 1938 in Pittsburgh, son of the late Thomas and Gladys Shuber Iwinski.

 
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Vernon C. “Buzzie” Scott Jr.

August 12, 2016 |

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

Vernon C. “Buzzie” Scott Jr., 63, of Penn Hills, died Friday August 5, 2016 at home. He was born January 23, 1953 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Vernon C. Sr. and Audrey L. (Harkins) Scott and was also preceded in death by siblings David Scott and Cynthia Johnson. He is survived by loving sisters and brother Susan J. Scott of Larimer, Rachel Smith of Franklin, and Jeffrey Scott and Karen Scott both of Chambersburg; his aunt Susan Smith of North Huntingdon; also many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 
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Sandy Criscuolo

August 12, 2016 |

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

Sandy Criscuolo, age 71 of McKeesport, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in Mechanicsburg. Born April 25, 1945 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Martha (Holmes) Heath and loving wife of John Criscuolo for 54 years. Sandy was well known in the community as the deli manager at Marraccini Market, where she worked for 35 years until its closing. She later went on to work as a lunch aide at White Oak Elementary School. She was a member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park, and dedicated her life to helping animals, especially her cherished new puppy, Teddy. Above all, Sandy found joy in spending time with her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children; Pamela (Bob) Szajnuk of Enola, PA and Timothy (Michelle) Criscuolo of South Chesterfield, VA; grandchildren, David, Kimmi, Nicholas, Danielle and Matthew; and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Faye Tatters; brother-in-law, Richard Tatters and her beloved golden retriever, Precious. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 5-9 p.m. and Monday, August 15, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 10:00a.m., on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at St. Patrick Church in Christy Park.  Father Vince Velas will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven, 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Andrew P. "Phil" Sobczak

August 12, 2016 |

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

 Andrew P. “Phil” Sobczak, age 57 of Port Vue, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at his home. Born May 10, 1959 in McKeesport, he was the son of Raymond M. Sobczak and the late Mary E. (Chapaylo) Sobczak. Andrew was a graduate of Rosedale Technical Institute specializing in automotive mechanics and diesel technology. He was a certified PA state inspection mechanic currently working as an automotive fleet technician for Iron City Uniform Co. in Pittsburgh. He was a long time member of Corpus Christi Parish, formerly St. Mary Czestochowa Parish. In addition to his father, he is survived by his brother, Dennis R. (the late Lynn) Sobczak of Elizabeth; nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, August 15, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church. Father Steven M. Palsa will officiate. Burial will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Joan M. Ponsonby

August 12, 2016 |

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

Joan M. Ponsonby, age 71, of Port Vue, died August 9, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born March 6, 1945, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (Hindman) Stolarz and the wife of Paul Ponsonby.
Joan was a former registered nurse at John J. Kane Regional Centers in Pittsburgh and McKeesport, Riverside Nursing Center and Woodwell Nursing Home in East Liberty.

 
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Webster L. Drummond

August 12, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Webster L. Drummond, 92, died August 4, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at Brown's Memorial Chapel, 704 N. Main St., Lawrenceville, Va.

 


Lois C. Wall

August 12, 2016 |

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

Lois C. Wall, 90, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at home. She was born August 4, 1926 in Glassport and was the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Roth. She was the wife of the late John W. Wall. Lois was a member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenock, Lifespan and the Clairton AARP. She was retired from the J.C. Penney Company. She is survived by her granddaughter, Kelly Stoffa of Elizabeth Township.

 
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Dr. Joseph Anthony Mollura

August 12, 2016 |

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

Dr. Joseph Anthony Mollura, “Dr. Joe”, 60, of Elizabeth Township, died Monday, August 8, 2016. He was born May 23, 1956 in Tuckahoe, NY, and was the son of the late Joseph and Lucille Mollura. Dr. Mollura grew up outside of New York City where he grew a love for the game of baseball and the New York Yankees. He studied Biology at Fordham University where he met his wife, Maria, and went on to pursue his career in medicine.

 
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Charles H. Stewart Jr.

August 11, 2016 |

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

Charles H. Stewart Jr, age 58, of West Newton, formerly of Dormont, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.

 
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George "Duko" Marochak

August 11, 2016 |

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

George "Duko" Marochak, 90, of Forward Twp., passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016  at Jefferson Hospital. He was a production line worker for Fisher Body in West Mifflin and a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. A Marine veteran serving during World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post 75 in Clairton.

 
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Linda Ann (Morgan) Gynn

August 10, 2016 |

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

Linda Ann (Morgan) Gynn, age 69, of North Versailles, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016. She was born May 12, 1947 in Braddock, the daughter of the Late Ralph W. and Marion R. (Lindsay) Morgan. She worked as a flight attendant for U.S. Air for over 25 years, and was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in North Versailles. She was very proud of her Scottish Heritage. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother Ralph N. Morgan and his wife Judy Morgan.

 
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Rebecca J. (Merritt) Atkinson

August 10, 2016 |

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

Rebecca J. (Merritt) Atkinson, 41, of White Oak, died Wednesday August 3, 2016, at home. Daughter of Stephanie (Polka) Merritt; sister of Lucas J. Merritt (wife Keisha Lewis) and Alexander W. Bowland; aunt of L. J. Lewerrit. Rebecca loved animals and loved the beach, shopping, cooking, and gardening. She loved her family and friends, and was always there to help. She was a vibrant beautiful person. There will be no viewing.

 
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Walter J. Sedlock

August 09, 2016 |

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

Walter J. Sedlock, 88, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at UPMC McKeesport. An  Army veteran of World War II, he was a cost accountant at GM Fisher Body Corp. in West Mifflin. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. and was very active in the church. He volunteered his time and service to the McKeesport Salvation Army. 

 
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