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Elva Lee Barth Kelly

May 05, 2016 |

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

Elva Lee Barth Kelly, 83, of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 5, 2016. She was born Sept. 16, 1932, in McKeesport, and was the daughter of the late William and Zella Maude (Conant) Hatcher; and the wife of the late Robert L. Barth and the late Thomas J. Kelly. She was an active member of Pittsburgh Church of Christ in Oakland. She is survived by her loving daughters, Lee Ann (Jay) Sparks, of McKeesport, Roberta "Bobbie" (Keith) Kelly and Pam (Carey) Pravdica, both of Newburgh, Ind.; brother, William (Nancy) Hatcher, of Delmont; uncle, Robert Hatcher, of White Oak; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two nephews. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES INC., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, with Minister Shaun McDonnell officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
 
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Lara Jean Casaldi

May 05, 2016 |

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

Lara Jean Casaldi, age 38, of McKeesport, died May 2, 2016. She was born in McKeesport on Dec. 31, 1977 and is the daughter of the late Raymond and the late Janet (Fleckenstein) Little.

She was the loving mother of her two sons, Riley and Dustin Casaldi both of McKeesport; sister to Raymond (Jennafer) Little of McKeesport and Joseph Little of McKeesport; and nephew Raymond Boyd Little III.

Friends will be received on Friday from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (412-678-6177 Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor). Services will follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ben Robinson officiating.

Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

 
 
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Richard H. Scales

May 05, 2016 |

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

Richard H. Scales, 91, of Upper St. Clair, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Friendship Village of South Hills. 

 
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Rose Marie Wallulis Cowell

May 05, 2016 |

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

Rose Marie Wallulis Cowell, 89, of Lithia, FL formerly of Greenock, died Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was born December 17, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Maria Popo Antonelli. She was the wife of the late Ben Wallulis and John Cowell. Rose was a member of St. Patrick Church, Christy Park. She is survived by nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Marsha Antonelli of North Huntingdon.

 
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David S. Michaels

May 05, 2016 |

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

David S. Michaels, age 29, of Lincoln Borough, died May 2, 2016, at West Penn Hospital. Born January 29, 1987, in McKeesport, he was the son of Terry and Peggy (Kelly) Komyanik of Liberty Borough and the husband of Heather (Glos) Michaels of Lincoln Borough.
David was a manager for American Express. He loved Disney World and making dreams come true. He loved to draw, enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his family and watching his favorite team, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

 
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Irene Fenton Laura

May 05, 2016 |

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

Irene Fenton Laura, age 90, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at St. Anne Home, Greensburg.  She was born June 13, 1925 in Boquet, PA, a daughter of the late Charles H. and Marie S. Anderson Fenton.  Irene was a member of St. Michael's Orthodox Church, McKeesport and deeply loved and cared for her family.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, M. George Laura; siblings, Cecil Fenton, Lois Auden and Gladys Barnhart.  She is survived by her son, William Terry Laura and his wife, Barbara, daughter Janet Dranko and her husband, Dennis; six grandchildren, Jason (Amy), Chip, Chad, Bryan, Christopher and Jennifer; and 12 great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Entombment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Cecelia C. Pfefferkorn

May 04, 2016 |

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

Cecelia C. Pfefferkorn, of Boston, and formerly of Duquesne and McKeesport, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at home.

 
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Margaret I. "Gram" Gault

May 04, 2016 |

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

Margaret I. "Gram" Gault, 88, of Ida, MI, formerly of McKeesport, died Monday May 2, 2016 at her home. She was born November 27, 1927 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Kerekach) Stas. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Gault. Margaret was an avid sports fan, especially of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and most of all, the Penguins. She is survived by her sons, Floyd "Pat"(Joyce) Gault of Ida, with whom she made her home, Robin (Maureen) Gault of Irwin, and Robert (Angela) Gault of Alpharetta, GA, daughter, Mary (John) Sparico of North Huntingdon, brothers, Robert Stas of Griffith, IN and Michael Stas of Lancaster, 11 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved, adored, and enjoyed spoiling.

 
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James J. “Jim” Ballough Jr.

May 04, 2016 |

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

James J. “Jim” Ballough Jr., 66, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday May 3, 2016 at home after a 7 ½ year battle with pancreatic cancer. Jim was a Vice President at Cavok, a division of Oliver Wyman Inc., Keller, TX, and had retired as the Director of Flight Standards Service for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with twenty-seven years’ service.

 
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Eleanor J. (Johnson) Holderbaum

May 03, 2016 |

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

Eleanor J. (Johnson) Holderbaum, 88, of Longwood, FL, formerly of Irwin, died Friday April 29, 2016. She was born April 16, 1928 in Irwin, a daughter of the late Arthur A. and Grace E. (Myers) Johnson and was also preceded in death by her husband William Keith Holderbaum. She was a retired school teacher for Hempfield Area School District and a former member of First United Methodist Church, Irwin.

 
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Cheyrl Sue (Redeker) Ebbitt

May 03, 2016 |

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

Cheyrl Sue (Redeker) Ebbitt, 67, of North Huntingdon, passed peacefully with family and close friends by her side Monday, May 2, 2016 at home. She was born October 24, 1948 in Guthrie, OK, a daughter of the late Claude A. and Freda P. (Reed) Redeker and was also preceded in death by her fiancé Bernard O’Bryan. She was a medical technologist for over forty years having retired from Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Cheyrl was a 1966 graduate of Norwin High School. Surviving are her children, Kacey C. Ebbitt of White Oak and Zachary J. Ebbitt (Heather) of North Huntingdon; a brother Rick Redeker (Stefanie) of Irwin; also her furry companion Max.

 
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Carrie Lynn Skrinjorich

May 03, 2016 |

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

Carrie Lynn Skrinjorich, 30, of Forward Township, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 in Jefferson Hospital. 

 
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Edmund J. Traczynski

May 03, 2016 |

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

Edmund J. Traczynski, age 84 of McKeesport, died April 24, 2016 at his home. Born July 10, 1931 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late John and Josephine (Mucha) Traczynski, and beloved husband of Dorothy (Frinsko) Traczynski for 64 years. Ed began his career as a butcher at a young age, and went on to become part owner of the J.T. Packing Company in McKeesport, where he retired from after many years of dedicated service. Following his retirement, he worked for City Foods and also served the community as a security guard at Renzie Park. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Gary Traczynski of McKeesport and Deborah Ann Traczynski of San Francisco, CA; siblings, Irene Charmo, Virginia (Sam) Greese, Maxine (Norman) Sherwood, Ruth Ann Stoffiere and John (Julia) Traczynski; also many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Harry and Edward Traczynski. Per Edmund's request, services will be private and are entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. The family would like to thank the staff of Bridges Hospice for the love and compassionate care provided to Ed . In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven, 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131.
Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Irene J. Smithbower

May 03, 2016 |

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

Irene J. Smithbower, age 81, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born March 2, 1935 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Polak Shivy.

 
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Susan Lynn Ferree

May 03, 2016 |

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

Susan Lynn Ferree, 50, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in her home. 

 
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