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Ann Tomaino

August 21, 2016 |

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

Ann Tomaino, age 95, of McKeesport, died August 18th, 2016, at John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. Born November 16th, 1920, in Duquesne, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Irene (Kertas) Iski and the wife of the late Joseph A. Tomaino.
Ann was a retired personal caregiver. She was a member of the former St. Pius Church and First Christian Churches in McKeesport. A caring, loving and generous sister and aunt, she especially enjoyed baking and cooking for family and friends.

 
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Roy Slack Leffard

August 20, 2016 |

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

Roy Slack Leffard, 90, of McKeesport and Ligonier, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Frank J. Plaza

August 20, 2016 |

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

Frank J. Plaza, age 98 of North Versailles, passed away on Wednesday August 17, 2016 at Manor Care Monroeville.  Born May 11, 1918 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Casimir and Sophia (Kulasa) Plaza, and loving husband of the late Virginia (Duyec) Plaza. He is survived by his daughter, Denise Plaza-Martin and her husband Klancy Martin of Harmony, Rhode Island; grandchildren, Zachary Martin (Samantha Hughes) of Denver, CO, Grady Martin and Connor Martin, both living in Pittsburgh; siblings, Andrew (Sue) Plaza of Erie and Gladys (Sal) Gonillo of Waterbury, CT; and his beloved and devoted care giver of 7 years, Cindy Wilkins. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Walter and Stanley Plaza; and sisters, Nell Chrillo, Jane Kellar and Bernice Gall.  He is also survived by his cousin, Helen Gibala and many nieces and nephews. Frank was an officer of McKeesport PNA lodge 352 for over 40 years, where he enjoyed many years of friendship and comradery. Another great joy in his life was his hunting camp in Venango County which he shared with his hunting buddies. During the depression, Frank joined the CCC and was sent to Renovo, PA to earn money to help support his family.  World War II made Frank a soldier at age 25 as a member of Company B 311th engineer combat battalion, where he specialized in Highway Construction and was also qualified as a sharpshooter.  His honors include the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and the Europe Asia Middle East Theater Ribbon with 1 bronze star.  After the war, Frank continued working for US Steel Christy Park Works as a crane operator.  He retired in 1981 with 40 years of service. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church with Father Steven Palsa officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow at St. Mary Polish Cemetery.  The family so appreciates the many years of dedicated service provided by the East Allegheny Meals on Wheels, 249 Lincoln Highway, North Versailles, PA 15137.   If so inclined, donations to this wonderful organization would be greatly appreciated.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Agnes P. Maranowski

August 19, 2016 |

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

Agnes P. Maranowski, age 92 of N. Huntingdon, died Thursday, August 18, 2016.

 
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Jean Marie Tyszkiewicz

August 19, 2016 |

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

Jean Marie Tyszkiewicz, age 89 of Port Vue, died on Friday, August 19, 2016.  She was born in Buffalo, New York on May 1, 1927 and is the daughter of the late Roland and Alice (Morton) Satterlee and wife of the late Felix Tyszkiewicz.

 
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Shirley M. Pomycala

August 19, 2016 |

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

Shirley M. Pomycala, age 81 of North Versailles, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 19, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born April 9, 1935 in Versailles, she was a daughter of the late Edward H. and Mary Elizabeth (Batchelor) Campbell.

 
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Joseph G. Dubyak

August 19, 2016 |

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

Joseph G. Dubyak, 72, of Greensburg, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at home.

 
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Gertrude M. Chop

August 17, 2016 |

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

Gertrude M. Chop, age 81 of White Oak, passed on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

 
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Opal V. Evans

August 17, 2016 |

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

Opal V. Evans, age 91 of McKeesport, died on August 17, 2016 at Redstone Highlands in Murrysville. Born October 18, 1924 in Export, she was the daughter of the late Orlando and Mercedes (Painter) Evans. Opal retired after 41 years as a secretary from Westinghouse and was a member of St. John Evangelical Church in McKeesport. She is survived by her brothers, Nelson Evans of Liberty Borough and Larry Evans of Spartanburg, SC; sisters, Dolores Downs of Mechanicsburg, PA and Aileen Seachrist of Monroeville, and also nieces and nephews.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be private at Emmanuel Cemetery in Export.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Andrew "Andy" Nicholas Iski

August 17, 2016 |

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

Andrew "Andy" Nicholas Iski, age 94, passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 after a short illness. He was born March 25, 1922 to the late Andrew B. and Irene Iski. With the outbreak of World War II, he volunteered for service and served honorably in the United States Army in Europe. He fought in the Battle of Bulge. For his service he received three Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart. He married the late Valentina (Teen) Smerkar on May, 8, 1943.

 
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Joseph E. Chandler

August 17, 2016 |

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

Joseph E. Chandler, age 66, of Liberty Borough, died August 15, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born August 26, 1949, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late James L. and Ann M. (Yuscinsky) Chandler and the husband of Joyce A. (Bain) Chandler.

 
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Edith J. Lyons

August 17, 2016 |

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

Edith J. Lyons, age 90, of West Deer, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Arden Courts, Monroeville.

 
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Dolores "Dee" (Dulak) Falce

August 16, 2016 |

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

Dolores "Dee" (Dulak) Falce, age 88, of West Mifflin, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 14, 2016, surrounded by family. She was a licensed beautician for 63 years and a member of Holy Spirit Parish in West Mifflin. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing Skip Bo and pinochle. Through her strong faith and love she gave generously even when it was hard to give and without the expectation of anything in return. She touched and influenced many lives and left an imprint on everyone's hearts forever.

 
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Mary Lape

August 16, 2016 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Mary Lape, 95, of Dravosburg passed away at Senior Care Plaza in McKeesport on August 15, 2016. She was born October 19, 1920 to the late Michael and Mary Elizabeth Danchicha Cislo. ary was the loving wife of the late William Alvin Lape.

 
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Margaret L. Pavlik

August 15, 2016 |

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

MARGARET L. PAVLIK, 65 of North Versailles, formerly of Duquesne, died Aug. 14, 2016.  She is the daughter of the late Frank and Rosa (Gross) Pavlik.  She is survived by her son James Pavlik of White Oak; grandson Eric Pavlik; great granddaughter Aria Pavlik; sisters Annette Edwards of Dravosburg, Patricia Bosway of West Mifflin, Barbara Bartkus of Greenock and Loraine Horgas of Munhall; also nieces and nephews.

 
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