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Alice B. Ockay

November 20, 2021 |

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

Alice B. Ockay, age 92 of Versailles, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021 in John J. Kane Regional Center - GlenHazel.  Born December 7, 1928 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Julia (Demko) Ockay.  The former bar manager of the Holiday Inn in West Mifflin, Alice was also a former secretary for US Steel's Christy Park Works.  She was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish - St. Patrick's Church and the CFU Lodge #146 of Versailles and its Ladies' Club.  Besides her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her siblings: Rose, Cyril, Method, and Andrew Ockay.  

 
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Bobbie Jescile Jones

November 19, 2021 |

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

Bobbie Jescile Jones, 96, of Irwin, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021. She was born November 26, 1924 in Healdton, OK, and was the daughter of the late Charles Bruce and Rosa Lea (Wood) Kinny. She was the wife of the late John C. Jones who passed away in 1970. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Irwin. Bobbie had retired from Trontek and had previously worked for the Ross Martin Company. She was an avid sports fan and loved her Sooners.

 
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Jacquelyn Dorothy Dinkfelt

November 19, 2021 |

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

Jacquelyn Dorothy Dinkfelt, age 59, of Middletown, PA, formerly of North Versailles, died on Friday, November 19, 2021. She was born in McKeesport on July 20, 1962 and is the daughter of the late John E. Ballou and Dorothy N. Ritenour Heatherington Ballou. She was a high school graduate of East Allegheny High School and a member of the Moose Club in Middletown. She was a caregiver for many years and loved spending time with her family.

 
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Roderick P. Sullivan Sr.

November 19, 2021 |

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

Roderick Phillip Sullivan Sr., age 95, of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Concordia of Cabot. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 36 years as a clerk and supervisor in Elizabeth, Charleroi and Library and retired as postmaster in West Newton. He was a charter member and treasurer of the former Mon-Postal Federal Credit Union in Elizabeth and was on the board of Tri Boro Federal Credit Union in Munhall. He belonged to the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree of Elizabeth, and was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church, in Elizabeth Twp. where he served as a eucharistic minister. Rod is a Navy veteran, serving during World War II, and was a member of American Legion Alonzo Weigel Post 553 of Elizabeth. Born August 17, 1926 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late James and Anna (McNeil) Sullivan and husband of 61 years to the late Phoebe (Withers) Sullivan. He is survived by daughters, Nancy Lee (Michael) Corey of Strongsville, OH and Susan (Paul) Austin of Lake George, NY; sons, Roderick P. (Kathryn) Sullivan Jr. of Chester Springs, Daniel W. (LuAnn) Sullivan of Ashland, OH, Dr. Patrick J. (Mary Anne) Sullivan of Cheswick and Terrence C. (Mary) Sullivan of Strongsville, OH; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

 
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Rosemary C. Matibe

November 19, 2021 |

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

Rosemary C. Matibe, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Hempfield Manor.  She was born October 8, 1938 in Braddock, daughter of the late Michael and Rose (Krivansky) Cupak.  Prior to her retirement, Rosemary was a licensed practical nurse for Caritas Christi - Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill and a member of Paintertown Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed crocheting, playing the piano and volunteering at her church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Richard and Jeffrey Matibe.  She is survived by her husband, Robert H. Matibe; son, Daniel Matibe and his wife, Yong Cha; daughters, Cynthia Caninzun and Suzanne Matibe; sister, Shirley Caulfield; grandchildren, Leeza, Aaron, Christopher, Michael, Diana, Amanda (Ben), Courtney; and great-grandchildren, Sofia, Thia, Scarlett and Robert.

 
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Jace Gerlando Benedek

November 18, 2021 |

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

Jace Gerlando Benedek, 14, of Elizabeth Twp, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021. He was born April 12, 2007 in Pittsburgh and was the son of Bobbi Jo Lawson of Elizabeth Twp., and the late John T. Benedek, Jr. Jace was a 9th grade student at Elizabeth Forward High School. He loved to hunt, fish, and to ride quads. He enjoyed football, golf, playing Xbox, and RC Cars, especially with his late father. Jace was a loving and affectionate person who made it a point to make people smile, while also "busting their balls", aggravating and antagonizing them while lighting up the room. He loved being with his family and friends. He really enjoyed eating while simultaneously planning on what his next meal would be. He was known for breaking everything he touched. Jace loved visiting the cabins at Yough Lake and Mt. Davis, where he loved spending time with "Mt. Davis family". He also enjoyed squeezing money out of his Uncle Jeff, who he affectionately called "Uncle Cheapo". Jace loved to "whoop it up" with the weekend gang, Cam Homa, and Brooke and Mason Markland. He was an amazing kid who loved life and will be profoundly missed.

 
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Janice M. Moranelli

November 18, 2021 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Janet M. Moranelli, 71, of Glassport, died Nov. 17, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late James Rocco and Angelina Hansford and beloved wife of Nicholas "Mutt" Moranelli, II.  She is survived by her children Gina (Steve) Petras, Michael (Jennifer) Bell and Nicholas Moranelli, III; brother James Rocco; sister Florence Nehila; also 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Diana A. Wirginis

November 18, 2021 |

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

Diana A. Wirginis, age 91, of Duquesne, passed away on November 18, 2021. Daughter of the late Anthony and Sophie Schuster, she was born in McKees Rocks, on August 12, 1930. She worked in the bakery department at Giant Eagle, West Mifflin, was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, a member of the former Christian Mothers and Third Order of Carmelites. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Wirginis; mother of Diana (Robert “Dobe”) Dillinger of Munhall, late Charles R. Wirginis (Mary Ann Zoscak of White Oak survives), late Theodore C. (late Judy) Wirginis; grandmother of Matthew (Aditi) Wirginis and Jennifer (Mike) Mengel; great grandmother of Kaya Wirginis, Nico Wirginis and Ariana Mengel. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters. There is No Public Visitation. A Blessing Service will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Nick Mastrangelo, officiating, at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 


Paul E. Pollock

November 18, 2021 |

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

Paul E. Pollock, age 84 of Versailles, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born May 3, 1937 in Black Lick, he was a son of the late Paul T. and Cecilia (Verostic) Pollock.  A member of Mary, Mother of God Parish - St. Patrick's Church in Christy Park and a retired supervisor at the Westinghouse Bettis Plant in West Mifflin, Paul is survived by his wife of 64 years Nancy A. (Riggs) Pollock; his sons Paul E. (Cathy) Pollock, Jr. of Versailles and Scott (Terri) Pollock of White Oak; his grandchildren Gabrielle (Michael) Abatti and Carly, Hunter, and Samantha Pollock; and his great-grandchildren Winnie, Clyde, and Kaiyi.  

 
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Janice G. (Bierer) Thompson

November 18, 2021 |

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

Janice G. (Bierer) Thompson. 70, of Duquesne, entered into Eternal Rest, on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Born in Wilkinsburg on July 29, 1951, she was the daughter of the Late obert W. and Ella Ruth (Morrison) Bierer. Mrs. Thompson was a member of The First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne and the Duquesne Family Support Center. She is survived by a loving son, Jason M. Thompson of Wilkinsburg, a brother, Scott R. (Catherine) Bierer of Delmont, a sister Connie Jacob) Collins-Davis of Richmond, Virginia, and four nephews Corey Bierer, Jesse Bierer, Matt Collins and Tres Davis, in addition to her parents, she also was preceded in Death by a nephew, Brad Collins.

Family and friends will be received in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., 828 Richford Street, Duquesne, on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 11am until 1pm. Private graveside prayer service will follow.

 
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Rita B. York

November 18, 2021 |

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

Rita B. York, age 91 of Jefferson Hills, passed away at home on Thursday, November 18, 2021.  Born July 19, 1930 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Chasko) Belinski.  A retired secretary for both US Steel Clairton Works and Thomas Jefferson High School, Rita was a member of both Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, St. Clare of Assisi Church and the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 Ladies Auxiliary, both of Clairton.  In her spare time, she enjoyed trips to the casino, but loved to cook: especially for big family holidays.  Besides her parents, Rita was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years Raymond G. York, who passed away March 4, 2021, and her siblings: Paul, Dorothy, and Marie Belinski.  She is survived by her children Randall (Mary) York of Dormont, Monica King of Stow, OH, and Richard York of Pittsburgh; her grandchildren Jennifer York of Bangkok, Thailand, Maureen (J.W.) Johnson of Carnegie, Becca Tracy of Charlotte, NC, and Brett (Lauren Waugh) Tracy of Seattle, WA; her great-grandson Beck Johnson; and also nieces and nephews.

 
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Hank Ryan Michalek

November 18, 2021 |

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

Hank Ryan Michalek, 9 days old, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at UPMC Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born, November 6, 2021, in Pittsburgh, son of Ryan and Shelby (Haitz) Michalek. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Rochelle Rossey and James Haitz; and paternal grandparents, Ed and Vicki Michalek. Services are private. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com 

 


Joanne L. (Lynn) Eaton

November 17, 2021 |

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

 
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Robert James Krasman

November 17, 2021 |

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

Robert James Krasman, age 73, of White Oak, died on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. He was born on September 6, 1948, in Pittsburgh and is the son of the late Andrew and Louise Rago Krasman. He is the husband of the late Pamela S. Krasman, who died on December 9, 2020.

 
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Isabel Gleditsch

November 17, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Isabel Gleditsch, 69, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at UPMC Shadyside.  Born in McKeesport, July 10, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Reuben and Caroline Madera and wife of the late Kenneth E. Gleditsch.  A caregiver specializing in private care, she loved her daughter and son in law, cared for her neighbors, was an animal lover, especially of her dog Princess, and loved the slot machines.  She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Kendra Gleditsch (Kurt) Szymczak of Munhall, brothers, Ernie Madera of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Thomas (Sonia) Madera of Dravosburg, brother in law, Roger Christie, also by nieces and nephews:  Lauren Madera (Joe) Farrell, Austin Farrell, Beau Farrell, Stacy Madera, Mike Wagner, Ryleigh Wagner, Janelle Wagner, Jasmine Wallace, Dion Wallace, Eva Saunders, and Josh Dielman.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 3-5 PM with a service following in the funeral home.

 


 

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