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Lowell E. Gregg

November 04, 2019 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Lowell E. Gregg, of Glassport died November 3, 2019. He is the son of the late Floyd and Doris (Sharpneck) Gregg. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol; daughters Doris (Anthony) Haywood of Mckeesport and Tammy (Daniel) List of White Oak; sons Brian (Jennifer) Gregg of Glassport and David (Heather) Gregg of Glassport; grandchildren Anthony Jr., Brian Jr., Sara, Olivia, and David Jr.; and great-grandchild Sophia. He was preceded in death by his son Wayne. Lowell worked for U.S. Steel and drove for Access for many years. He was past a member of the Elizabeth Boro Fire Dept. and also a lifetime member of the Glassport Citizen's Hose Co. #1. Friends received Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport. A service will be held at 7pm by the Glassport Fire Department.

 


Kenneth L. Root

November 04, 2019 |

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

Kenneth L. Root, 71, of North Huntingdon, died Friday, November 1, 2019, at home. He was born April 1, 1948 in Pitcairn, a son of the late LaVerne T. Root and also preceded in death by his brother Ruel D. Root. Prior to retirement he was a salesperson for Labuda Farm Services, Hermine. Ken was a motorcycle enthusiast, collector of model trains, and enjoyed listening to country music.

 
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Suzanna (Adam) Miller

November 04, 2019 |

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

Suzanna (Adam) Miller, 86, of Irwin, died Friday November 1, 2019, at Golden Heights, Irwin. She was born June 18, 1933 in East Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Durocik) Adam. She was a retired secretary for Westinghouse and a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the WELCA. She was a wonderful baker and cook. She enjoyed wintering in Florida with her husband for many years and was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and neighbor. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her siblings Rev. John Adam, Anna Adam, and Mary Ann Hredzak. She is survived by her husband of sixty four years Lloyd Paul Miller; her children Daniel P. (Joell) Miller, Paula (Tony) DeLuise, and Diane Ozegovich all of North Huntingdon; her grandchildren Danine Miller (Ryan Temoshenka), Faith (Eric) Attanucci, Anna (Corey) Read, Amanda DeLuise, Rachel Ozegovich, Adam Ozegovich, Daniel Brotz, and Abigale Brotz; a brother Michael Adam; sister in law Dorothy Adam; also numerous nieces and nephews.

 
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Michelle G. Roka

November 03, 2019 |

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

Michelle G. Roka, age 63 of Versailles, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, November 2, 2019.  Born February 7, 1956 in Oceanside, CA, she was a daughter of the late George and Anna (Dorko) Borges.  Michelle earned her associate’s degree in accounting, worked at the Pennsylvania Unemployment Office in McKeesport, and was a member of both Corpus Christi Parish and the Versailles VFD Ladies’ Auxiliary.  She is survived by her husband Charles “Buzz” Roka; her children Charles “Chaz” (Emma) Roka of North Huntingdon, Michael (Courtney) Roka, stationed with the US Navy out of Jacksonville, FL, and Sarah (fiance' Patrick Kiss) Roka of Versailles; her grandsons Gabriel and Charles, III; her sister Karen (Steve) Hall of Louisville, KY; and also nieces and nephews.

 
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Charlie K. Dale

November 03, 2019 |

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

Charlie K. Dale, age 59, of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at home. He was a U.S. Army veteran and loved music, fishing and building cast metal cars. Born February 10, 1960 in McKeesport, he was a son of Barbara (Taylor) Dale Jenkins and the late Kenneth James Dale. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Diana A. (Boyd) Dale; daughter, Casey (Rick) Snyder of Duquesne; son, Matthew (Courtney) Medved of Port Vue; seven grandchildren, Nathan, Madi, Landen, Delaney, Alexa, Elijah and Terry; sister, Cathi (Marty) Mayernik of Lincoln Borough; step-daughter, Carlene Kellar-Hospodar of Port Vue; step-sons, Terry Allen Kellar, II of San Diego, CA and Philip (Kim) Kellar of Elizabeth; also nieces and nephews. No visitation or services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Avenue, Room 1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Sandra L. Daerr

November 03, 2019 |

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

Sandra L. "Patty" (Crum) Daerr, age 73, of Finleyville, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at home. She was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Church in Elrama and a former cafeteria worker at Thomas Jefferson High School. Born August 15, 1946 in West Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late Bert and Olive Crum. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Raymond E. Daerr; daughters, Cindy (David) Smith of Arlington, TX and Malinda (Chris) Werner of West Elizabeth; son, Eric (Tina) Daerr of Russell; also, seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10 AM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jude Urso officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to the Comprehensive Lung Center, Falk Medical Building, Fourth Floor, 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Kim Ann Kerecman

November 03, 2019 |

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

Kim Ann Kerecman,  61, of Port Vue,  passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019. She was born October 4, 1958 in McKeesport and was the daughter of  the late Andrew and Mary Rita (White) Kerecman.  She was a member of St. Thomas A Becket Catholic Church in Jefferson Hills.

 
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Charles A. Flowers

November 01, 2019 |

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

Charles A. Flowers, age 79, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at home. He was a retired steelworker at U.S. Steel Clairton Works. Born January 24, 1940 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Andrew and Helen (Lang) Flowers. He is survived by his daughters, Joyce (Mike) Pilyih of Pittsburgh and Ginger (Bob) Burgess of Fremont OH; step-daughters, Charmaine (Leroy) Davis, Cheryl Huschak and Patricia Howard; step-sons, Richard, James and Dennis Cupp; also, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Janice Flowers; his second wife, Beulah M. “Bonnie” Flowers; as well as brothers and sisters. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 4-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 12 Noon in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jude Urso officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Joseph F. Nesteruk

November 01, 2019 |

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

Joseph F. Nesteruk, age 94, of Liberty Borough, died October 31, 2019, at UPMC Mercy. Born November 24, 1924, in Library, PA, he was the son of the late Mark and Mary (Urbanski) Nesteruk and the husband of the late Helen L. Nesteruk for over 61 years.
Joseph retired from Luti Sign Co., where he was a painter and commercial artist. He was a US Navy veteran, serving during WWII. Joseph was a member of St. Mark Parish of Liberty Borough.
He enjoyed old movies, Pittsburgh Steelers, and he always had a sweet tooth. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

 
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Sally A. Burk

November 01, 2019 |

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

Sally A. Burk, 86, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019. She was born December 15, 1932 in North Huntingdon, daughter of the late J. Audley and Ellabell (Buzzard) Miller.  Sally was a member of Grace United Church of Christ in Jeannette, and enjoyed crafting, baking and gardening.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Burk and daughter, Nancy Burk.  She is survived by her son, Robert Burk and his wife, Laura; daughter, Janet Norton and her husband, David; three grandchildren, Megan (JW) Lattimer, Katie (Cody) Frick; Jennifer Norton; and one great-granddaughter, Abigail Lattimer.  Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Monday at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel.  Interment private in Brush Creek Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Pittsburgh Chapter in memory of Sally.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Luke Gregory McCay

November 01, 2019 |

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

 Luke Gregory McCay, 38, of Charleroi, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2019. He was born January 8, 1981 in McKeesport and was the son of John W. (Becky) McCay Sr.of Parker and Coleen (Jerry) McCay of Fallowfield Twp. Luke worked as a millwright for Edgar Thomson Works in Braddock where he was a member of the steel workers union, and also more recently as a drywall finisher. He was an avid hunter and loved hunting with his sons and was also involved with Charleroi Midget Football League with his son, Ethan.

 
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Dr. Robert E. Beranek

November 01, 2019 |

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

Dr. Robert E. Beranek, 88, of North Huntingdon Township, died on October 31, 2019.  He was born June 3, 1931 in the village of Central, East Huntingdon Township, a son of the late Charles and Anna Beranek.  Dr. Beranek obtained a Bachelor's Degree with high honors from St. Vincent College in 1953.  He was a veteran, having served twenty seven months in the US Army between 1953 and 1955.  Following military service, he earned a Master's Degree in Political Science from Fordham University and a Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Beranek taught in the Department of Political Science at Duquesne University for 35 years.  While teaching a wide array of courses, his primary interests lie with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.  When teaching Eastern Europe, Dr. Beranek placed special emphasis on the two countries from where his grandparents had originated, namely the Czech Republic and Slovakia.  Widely acclaimed as an excellent lecturer, he received a Student Government Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.  He retired as a Professor Emeritus of Political Science.  Dr. Beranek was a member of the American Political Science Association and the Pennsylvania Political Science Association.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Beranek, and a sister, Elsie Hapchuk.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty (Miller) Beranek of North Huntingdon; two sons, Robert A. Beranek and his wife, Pamela, of North Huntingdon; David E. Beranek and his wife, Tina, of Virginia; and a daughter, Lynn T. Vita and her husband, Charles, of North Huntingdon; six grandchildren, Leanndra, Lindsay, Matthew, Michael, Mikayla, Jonathon; two great-grandchildren, Cayden and Layla; sister, Marian Kitta, of Mount Pleasant; and numerous nephews and nieces.  Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 1570 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.   Interment will follow in the Irwin Union Cemetery, Memorial donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Food Bank, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA  15626.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Elizabeth "Betty" Rothbauer

October 31, 2019 |

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

Elizabeth "Betty" (Vitelli) Rothbauer, age 94 of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Arden Courts.  Born March 26, 1925 in Blythedale, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Zelinda (Martinelli) Vitelli.  She worked as an accountant for US Steel, Clairton Works for 67 years, and was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish and its choir, a former member of Wilson Italian Club, and a member of the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 Ladies Auxiliary, all of Clairton.  Betty joins her husband, the late Anthony J. Rothbauer, Sr., who passed away November 7, 2010; her son Anthony J. Rothbauer, Jr., who passed away June 4, 2014; siblings Clyde, John, and Joseph Vitelli, Rose Morock, Ida and Mary Meredith, Violet Salesi, Zelinda "Lena" Arilotta, and Florence, Frank, and Anthony Vitelli.   She survived by her nieces and nephews.

 
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John P. Scharritter

October 31, 2019 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

John Scharritter, 76, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home, on October 27, 2019. He was born on October 29, 1942 in Braddock and was the son of the late William and Emily Scharritter.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Helen. John was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and prior to his retirement, was a systems administrator for Rexam, Inc. John enjoyed going to the Steeler games for many years, bowling with the American Legion League, golfing, fishing and especially attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sherry, daughter Kelly, sons Erik and his wife Terra; Chris and his wife Loree; his grandchildren, Coree, Colin, Navy, Jacob, Sky and Chance; his brother William, nieces and nephews.

 
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Milan Samudosky

October 31, 2019 |

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

Milan Samudosky, 87, of West Mifflin, fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Czechoslovakia, March 16, 1932, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna (Vasko) Samudovsky. Mr. Samudosky was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne; a retired equipment operator of the former Continental Can Corporation, West Mifflin; and a proud U. S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. An Avid fisherman, Mr. Samudosky also ran a Fishing Charter on Lake Erie. He is survived by three sons, Gary Samudosky, John (Pamela) Samudosky, and Vincent Samudosky; three grandchildren, Brittany ad Corey Samudosky and Julianne Moore; three great grandchildren, Archer, Theodore and Ruby. Mr Samudosky was also preceded in death by a brother Michael Samudosky.

 
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