Laura Mae (Hansen) Kircher

November 05, 2018 |

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

Laura Mae (Hansen) Kircher, age 69, of Liberty Boro passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018. She was born February 25, 1949 in Wilkinsburg, the daughter of the late Harry and Annetta (Hardman) Hansen. She worked as Doctor’s Assistant for over 10 years with Dr. David Jacobs in McKeesport. She enjoyed computers, jigsaw puzzles, gardening, flowers, and butterflies and was an avid reader. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Donald H. Kircher Sr.; grandson Breanne Byrne; and brother Harry “Bud” F. (Patti) Hansen. She is survived by her children Donald H. (Wilma) Kircher Jr. of Liberty Boro, Kristina R. (fiancé Melvin Rodgers) Byrne of Glassport and Karrie Anne (Rodney) Krivansky of Glassport; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews; and her dog Ginger.
 
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Daniel C. Potts

November 05, 2018 |

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

Daniel C. Potts, 45, of Forward Township, passed away at home on Saturday, November 3, 2018. He was born December 7, 1972 in Pittsburgh and was the son of Margaret (Torok) Potts of McKeesport and the late Daniel S. Potts. Daniel was an Electronics Technician. He loved hunting, fishing, riding his Harley and living on his farm. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lisa Marie (Rostosky) Potts, sister, Heather (Russell) Burchell of Irwin, nieces, Aubrey, Brenna and Cayla Burchell, sister-in-law, Sherry Rostosky of Forward Township, aunts, uncles and cousins.

 
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Judith L. Care

November 05, 2018 |

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

Judith (Judi) Gayle LeBreton Care, 79, of (Penns Woods) North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018.  She was born, March 15, 1939 in McKeesport, Pa.,  a daughter of the late Nelson and Phyllis (Pope) LeBreton.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Katherine (LeBreton) McCarty.  She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ron Care; children, Debra (Kevin) McLean, Scott (Kathy) Care, and Cheryl (Eric) Campbell; grandchildren, Joseph and Emily Campbell; step grandchildren, Francene Patterson and Andy Petro, their spouses and children; and a brother, Zane (Dianne) LeBreton.  She is also survived by loving sister-in-law, Audrey Gayle (Care) Carter and her husband, George; brother-in-law, Chester Care; and many nieces and nephews.  Judi graduated from McKeesport Area High School in 1957, and went on to have a successful career in banking, first with McKeesport National Bank (later Equibank) and First National Bank of Herminie.  After her retirement from banking, she worked briefly at H&R Block, then at Keystone Collections Group until her passing. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Norwin Area Meals on Wheels.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Richard C. Davies

November 04, 2018 |

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

Richard C. Davies age 97, of West Mifflin, passed away peacefully in his home on November  4, 2018 with his wife by his side. Beloved husband of 10 years on November 8, 2018 Mary Jane (Tarabek) Beresnyak Davies; loving father of Mary Patricia Anne (Anthony) Boddy; grandfather of Mandy & Steven (Nicole) Boddy; great-grandfather of Zachary & Amelie Boddy & step great grandson Marcus Boddy; stepfather of Roseanne (James) Gordon of West Mifflin, Susan (James) Fiordeliso of Philadelphia, Amy (Dr. Robert) Nassif of Adams twp., Frank (Josephine) Beresnyak Jr. of North Huntingdon. Step grandfather of 8: Jane & Evan Fiordeliso, Olivia & Julia Nassif, Anna, Bella, & Gabby Beresnyak, and Matt (Molly) Gordon.Richard was born in London, England on April 19, 1921 to the late Leonard and Edith Mary (Dunsidon) Davies. He was a housing official for the local government in England. In 1940, at the age of 20 years, he volunteered into the Royal Air Force. In 1942, he trained as a wireless operator and in 1943 was trained as an air gunner to get his wings and sergeant stripes. In March of 1943, he was a radio flying instructor. In January of 1945, he was in operation training in Wellingtons Bomber. In June of 1945, he flew with the 135 Squadron Lancaster and flew a total of 1000 hours. In 1946, he was demobilized with the rank of warrant officer. He was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish. He attained celebrity status since coming to the United States being recognized in stores and in public.Visitation on Wednesday November 7, 2018  2-4 pm & 6-8 pm at Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where a Blessing Service will be held on Thursday November 8, 2018 at 930 am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10 am, Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating where military honors will be rendered.

 

Dale Eugene Taylor

November 03, 2018 |

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

Dale Eugene Taylor, 84, of Buena Vista, died Thursday, November 1, 2018. He was born April 22, 1934 in McKeesport and was the son of the late John and Jennie (Glasser) Taylor. Dale was retired from US Steel National Tube Works and was a 50 year member of West Newton Blythe Lodge 593 F & AM. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Carol Ann (Rupert) Taylor, daughter, Diane L. (Allan) Lombardo of Elizabeth Township, son, Dean Charles (Janet) Taylor of Meadeville, grandchildren, Kelly (Seth) Boyer, Alissa (Andrew) Tarasyuk and Clinton (Jessica) Taylor, great-grandchildren, West Allan Boyer, Avienna Marie Boyer and Van Anthony Boyer, and Elizabeth Taylor and Wyatt Andrew Tarasyuk, niece, Donna (Dennis) Watson and brother-in-law, Ronald (Judith) Rupert.

 
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Annabelle Kolic

November 02, 2018 |

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

Annabelle (Francetic) Kolic, age 93 of Port Vue, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018  at Riverside Care Center in McKeesport.  Born September 8, 1925 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late John and Ann (Rendulic) Francetic.  Annabelle was a photographer for Westinghouse, Inc. in East Pittsburgh, a member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport, Club Dobrotvor, C.F.U. Lodge #3, and Mon Yough Friendship Club.

 
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Karen L. Kobulinsky

November 02, 2018 |

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

Karen L. Kobulinsky, age 72, of Port Vue, died November 1, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born May 31, 1946, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Martha (Lewis) Jones and the wife of Terrance M. "Terry" Kobulinsky.

 
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Theresa Mae Dobrich

November 02, 2018 |

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

Theresa Mae Dobrich, 90, of Elizabeth, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October  30, 2018. She was born July 15, 1928 in Altoona and was the daughter of the late Frank and Irene White. She was the wife of the late Robert "Bo" Dobrich who died May 4, 2003. Theresa was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and the Forward Township Senior Citizens. She was a former School Crossing Guard in Elizabeth Borough. She is survived by her sons,  Gary J. Dobrich of Chicago, IL, and Shawn Dobrich of Livermore, CA, daughters, Pamela Bizila of Indianapolis, IN, Winona Dobrich of Elizabeth and Diane Dobrich of West Mifflin, 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 
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Dorothy M. Strangis

November 01, 2018 |

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

Dorothy M. Strangis, age 84, of McKeesport, died October 31, 2018, John J. Kane Regional. Born March 5, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Stella (Korp) Tomko and the wife of the late Joseph Strangis, for over 50 years

 
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George R. Russin

October 31, 2018 |

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

George R. Russin, age 65 of Port Vue, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Born September 18, 1953 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late George and Violet (Lucki) Russin.  An active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Versailles, George also retired from his church as a facility manager.  He is survived by his wife of 43 years Susan (Soltesz) Russin; his five children Matthew (Kelsy) Russin of Clairton, Brian (Gabriela) Russin of Columbia, MD, Dana (Aaron) Steffan of Johnstown, OH, Julie Russin of Glen Burnie, MD, and Eric (Amelia) Russin of Pittsburgh; his eight grandchildren; his sisters Fran (Joe) Vislay of East McKeesport and Kathy Russin of North Versailles; and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Connie D. Misavage

October 31, 2018 |

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

Connie Misavage, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at Point Pleasant Retirement Community.  She was born October 10, 1929 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Luciano and Clementina (Trovarelli) DiAntonio.  Prior to her retirement, Connie was a draftsman for Westinghouse and was a member of St. Agnes Church.  After retirement, she taught guitar lessons to young adults in North Huntingdon and later moved to Florida in 1981 and was an avid tennis player and belonged to several tennis leagues.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Misavage; brothers, Americo and Gustine DiAntonio.  She is survived by her son, Eric Misavage and his wife, Sylvia; daughters, Lisa Findlay, Susan Misavage and her husband, Robert Jasinski, Kristina Laney and her husband, Bruce; grandchildren, Nicholas Laney, Lauren (Bryan) Worsham, Nathan Findlay, Alex Findlay, Trista Laney, Erin Findlay; and six great-grandchildren.  There will be no visitation.  A memorial mass will be announced at a later date.  Interment will be private.  Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in memory of Connie.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

John R. Kiesel

October 30, 2018 |

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

John R. Kiesel, 92, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018.  He was born February 14, 1926 in Swissvale, a son of the late Joseph and Gertrude K. (Rulley) Kiesel.  Prior to his retirement, John was a bricklayer for US Steel and a veteran of the US Navy, having served during WWII on the USS Denver.  In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Lois J. (Ludwig) Kiesel; and son, John W. Kiesel.  He is survived by his sons, Gary E. Kiesel and Ronald S. Kiesel; daughters, Helen L. Jones and Robin K. Berkow; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received  on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  Interment and military honors  will take place on Friday at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, PA.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CEMETERY.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

Marjorie L. Gribschaw

October 30, 2018 |

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

Marjorie (Bowie) Gribschaw, age 60, of Lake Frederick, VA, died October 25, 2018, at Valley Health Winchester Medical Center.Born December 28, 1957, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Charles Robert and Virginia Ann (Laughlin) Bowie and the wife of Gregory S. Gribschaw, for 43 years.

 
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Charles R. Fulton

October 30, 2018 |

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

Charles R. Fulton, age 74, of Port Vue, died on Sunday, October 28, 2018.  He was born on January 10, 1944 in McKeesport, the son of the late Howard and Gladys Wrigley Fulton and the husband of the late Barbara Todaro Fulton.  Charles served in the Army during the Vietnam Era.  He was employed at Ingram Barge Lines and then retired from the former US Steel – Glassport Foundry.  He became a devoted Catholic during the later stage of his life receiving the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Eucharist and Confirmation, with his grandson, Michael, by his side.

 
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Connie Yaroscak

October 29, 2018 |

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

Connie (Schmerge) Yaroscak, age 59, of Elrama, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 at home. Born January 24, 1959 in Florence, KY, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Arlene (Clark) Schmerge. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Rob Yaroscak; children, Natasha (Brandon) Burch of Elrama, George (Nicole) Yaroscak of Jefferson Hills and Arianna (Bob) Coester of South Park; four granddaughters, Sarah, Evelynn, Abigail and Isabella; and nephew, Paul Yaroscak of Elrama.

 
 
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