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Melvin Trkula

November 18, 2016 |

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

Melvin Trkula, age 83, of McKeesport, died peacefully surrounded by his loving familly on Nov. 17, 2016.

 
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Carl R. Zappa, Jr.

November 18, 2016 |

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

Carl Reynold Zappa Jr., 62, of Liberty Borough, passed away on November 17, 2016.

 
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Edith C. Shaffer

November 18, 2016 |

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

Edith C. Shaffer, age 92 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Friday, November 18, 2016 in Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth, joining her husband in the presence of the Lord.  Born February 16, 1924 in McKeesport, she was the only child of the late Charles and Caroline Baker.

 
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Rose Marie "Roe" Kuseck

November 18, 2016 |

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

Rose Marie "Roe" Kuseck, age 94 and born in Monessen December 10, 1921 and formerly of Elizabeth Twp., passed away November 17, 2016.  She was the daughter of the late Rose Rose and Matthew Chuk and the wife of the late Joseph J. Kuseck.

 
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Daniel F. Natale

November 18, 2016 |

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

Daniel F. Natale Sr., age 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 at Forbes Regional Hospital.

 
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Loretta Eva (Lesher) Boyles

November 18, 2016 |

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

Loretta Eva (Lesher) Boyles, age 94, of Honea Path, SC, formerly of North Versailles, PA, peacefully passed away in her daughter’s home on Monday, November 14, 2016. She was born July 15, 1922 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was the daughter of the late William Henry Romburger Lesher and Eva Minerva (Peifer) Lesher. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 55 years Vernon Middaugh Boyles. She is survived by 4 children, 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
 
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Martha "Jean" Bridges

November 18, 2016 |

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

Martha “Jean” Bridges of Arvada, CO, formerly of Dravosburg, passed peacefully into eternal rest on Nov. 12, 2016 at the age of 91, and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

 
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Christa Kate Westerberg

November 18, 2016 |

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

Christa Kate Westerberg, 75, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016. She was born December 17, 1940 in Bremerhaven, Germany and was the daughter of the late Wilhelm and Anna Minnermann Schmonsees. She was wife of the late Brent Arthur Westerberg who died August 4, 1999. Christa was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in White Oak and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in White Oak and the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank in Duquesne. She was a school bus driver for Queen of Angels School and retired after 20 years of service.

 
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Mary Jane “MJ” (Totin) Popojas

November 18, 2016 |

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

Mary Jane “MJ” (Totin) Popojas, 59, of McKeesport, died Monday, November 14, 2016. She was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania on February 13, 1957 to Arlene and Ernest Totin. She lived in Coulter with her husband, Jeffrey Popojas, where they provided a loving and caring home for the many animals they raised. Their greatest joy came from raising Staffordshire Terriers for over 35 years as prominent members of the Amstaff community. Through her work with Amstaff, MJ made countless friends through a common bond over the humane and compassionate treatment of animals.

 
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C. Louise (Pascoe) Spivak

November 18, 2016 |

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

On June 4, 1925, a little girl, Cynthia Louise was born to Edwin and Lillian Pascoe of Calamity Hollow. She joined 3 brothers and 5 sisters; Robert, Melvina, Harold, Vernon, Marybelle, Alice, Ruth and Margaret.  Louise graduated from Clairton High in 1943, the first of the family to do so.  She was offered a scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh, but it was during war time and the family needed her to work.  Louise worked at the Clairton Mill first as an inspector in the 40 inch mill then doing the payroll.

 
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Charles Westbrooks

November 18, 2016 |

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

Charles Westbrooks, 54, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this Earth November 13, 2016 at home.

 
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James Edmond Hudson

November 17, 2016 |

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

James Edmond Hudson, departed this life Monday, October 31, 2016 in Pittsburgh.

 
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Herbert C. Corletti

November 17, 2016 |

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

Herbert C. Corletti, Sr., age 92 of Glassport, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 with his family by his side.  He was born in Wilmerding on May 24, 1924 and was the son of the late Nick and Stella Kazamrous Corletti and the husband of the late Betty Salvador Corletti.

 
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John L. Ohrman

November 17, 2016 |

By Editor | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

John L. Ohrman, 90, of North Charleroi, died on November 16, 2016.  Born on November 26, 1925, he was the son of the late Axel and Catherine (Weaver) Ohrman.  He was a retired field engineer and technical writer, most recently from Westinghouse, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II.  He was a graduate of McKeesport High School in 1943, and was a member of the Charleroi Legion Post 22, and a Past-President of the Charleroi French Club.

 
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Zella Mae Chapman

November 16, 2016 |

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

Zella Mae Chapman, 85, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, quietly departed this life November 14, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. She was born June 26, 1931 in Memphis, TN, daughter of the late Jim Thomas and Ada "Elnora" Flynn. Zella was a former member of Brown's Chapel, Memphis, TN. She was the proprietor of Moody’s House Daycare. Survivors include daughters, Sheila Williams of Clairton, PA, Bernice Williams of Detroit, MI; grandchildren, Herman (Kandi Cutrell) Burton, Treshawn Williams, Antonia Nicosia all of Westland, MI, Keesha Williams of Detroit, MI, Saleena Williams, Devonte Williams, Breonna Williams, D’Arthur, Williams all of Clairton; six great-grandchildren; dear friend, Etta Spight, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many loving friends. Services will be held Thursday at 11:00 p.m. at Round Hill Cemetery with Rev. Gloria Ruffing officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., Clairton, PA.

 
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