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Ernest "Ernie" J. Kocur

July 14, 2016 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

ERNEST "ERNIE" J. KOCUR, 71, of West Mifflin, died July 13, 2016.  He is the son of the late John and Anna (Galajda) Kocur.  Beloved husband of Lynn (Simo) Kocur; father of John (Renee) Kocur of Warminster, Pa; grandfather of Ryan and Avery; brother of Carol (Peter) Barsotti of West Mifflin, Ron Kocur of Duquesne, and John (Mogie) Kocur of Windermere, FL; also nieces  Janine, Anne, and Sasha.

 
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Ann F. (Arch) Botti

July 14, 2016 |

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

Ann F. (Arch) Botti, 96, of East McKeesport, died Wednesday July 13, 2016. She was born October 29, 1919 in Leskovec pri Krsken, Yugoslavia, a daughter of the late Anton and Anna (Mlakar) Arch. Ann was eastern region district food manager for K-Mart for 22 years. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport, a member of the Christian Mothers, and a volunteer for East Allegheny Meals-On-Wheels.

 
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Jeffrey A. Pilkington

July 14, 2016 |

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

Jeffrey A. Pilkington, age 67 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.  Born May 24, 1949 in Greensburg, he was a son of the late LeRoy and Helen "Dolly" (Miller) Pilkington.

 
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J. Donald Dvorsky

July 14, 2016 |

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

J. Donald Dvorsky, 86, formerly of Elizabeth Township, died Monday July 11, 2016. He was born August 19, 1929 in McKeesport, a son of the late Joseph and Bridget (Pastor) Dvorsky and was also preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Jean (Luethke) Dvorsky, his second wife Dorothy Jean Dvorsky, and a sister Corrine Heyz. Don retired as administrator of the energy distribution for U.S. Steel Corporation and served as a consultant after retirement. He was past master of Duquesne Lodge, No.731, Free and Accepted Masons, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Pittsburgh, and Syria Temple, Pittsburgh.

 
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Rose Marlene (Andreoli) Chiaverini

July 14, 2016 |

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

Rose Marlene (Andreoli) Chiaverini, age 75, of North Huntingdon, formerly of White Oak, died July 10, 2016, at home with her loving family by her side. Born April 25, 1941 in Liberty Borough, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Angelina (Patriarco) Andreoli and the wife of the late Anthony Chiaverini.
Rose was the owner and operator of Chiaverini’s Family Restaurant. She was a member of St. Patrick Parish, where she formerly served on the finance committee. She was also a member and former president of the Palanese League of America and a member of the White Oak American Legion Post # 701. 

 
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Toni R. Wilson

July 13, 2016 |

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

Toni R. Wilson, 60 of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, peacefully transitioned July 9, 2016 in UPMC Mercy Hospital.

 
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Scott A. McCormick

July 13, 2016 |

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

Scott A. McCormick, age 58 of Parkersburg, WV, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Camden Clark Memorial Medical Center in Parkersburg.  Born August 4, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Robert S. and Agnes M. (Douglas) McCormick. 

 
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George G. Myers, Sr.

July 13, 2016 |

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

George G. Myers, Sr., 86, of Lincoln passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at St. Clair Hospital. He was a sub-director for U.S. Steelworkers of America in Norwin and a member of The Kingdom Hall in McKeesport. 

 
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William Nathan Lankford

July 12, 2016 |

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

William Nathan Lankford, 93 of Elizabeth, transitioned peacefully July 10, 2016 in UPMC St. Margaret Hospital.

 
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Nancy L. Jacobs

July 12, 2016 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Nancy Leora Cole Jacobs, 73, of Port Vue passed away at Jefferson Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.  She was born September 24, 1942, in Lincoln Boro, to the late Ralph and E. Nettie Busch Cole.

 
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Myrtle M. Johnson

July 12, 2016 |

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

Myrtle M. Johnson, 78, of Monongahela, died Monday, July 11, 2016. She was born May 12, 1938 in Newark, NJ and was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Frances Langlock Nicholson. She is survived by her daughters, Nicolle (Mike) Debevec of Forward Township and Cheryl Johnson of Pine Hill, NJ, sisters, Lorraine Bagnall of Kenilworth, NJ, and Jean (Dave) Declet of Pawleys Island, SC, grandchildren, Amanda (Nick) Dalton, Rachelle, Ashley, and Dustin Debevec, Tiffany (Steve) Frankenfield, and Carla (Kenny) Killian, great-grandchildren, Travis and Trent Dalton and Aubrey Frankenfield, nieces and nephews.

 
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Rosa Lee Gallup Richardson Rice

July 12, 2016 |

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

Rosa Lee Gallup Richardson Rice, 66, of Clairton, quietly departed this life July 8, 2016 in AHN West Penn Hospice.

 
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Dorothy A. Fuls

July 11, 2016 |

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

Dorothy A. Fuls, age 87 of White Oak, died Monday, July 11, 2016. She was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Kosko) Kocur, and wife of the late Karl R. “Curly” Fuls. She was preceded in death by her son Karl (Debbie) Fuls of State College and her great grandchild Brandon.

 
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Clara E. Horvath

July 11, 2016 |

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

Clara E. Horvath, age 94, of McKeesport, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at The Palms of O'Neil in McKeesport.  Born October 25, 1921 in Rankin PA, she was the daughter of the late Cosimos and Maria (Salazar) Izzo, and beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Horvath.
Clara was a bookkeeper for Menzie Dairy for 30 years and was a lifelong member of St. Angela Parish in White Oak.
She is survived by her son Joseph (Barbara) Horvath of Morgantown, WV. Grandchildren include Joseph (Samantha), Christopher and Jeffrey Horvath, Josh (Angela) Mason and Jodee (Tim) Heydon. Great-grandchildren are Joseph, Harper, Abigail, Miles, Olivia and Henry; sister Esther Linderman of Mt. Vernon.  Clara was also preceded in death by her sister Eva Krol and brother Louis Izzo.
Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Madeline J. Bonner

July 10, 2016 |

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

Madeline J. Bonner, 89, of West Newton, died Saturday, July 9, 2016. She was born April 26, 1927 in Wilson and was the daughter of the late Wayne P. and Kathryn Uptegraph Shaw. She is survived by her daughter, Terry Lee (Dennis, Sr.) Gephart, of West Newton, sons, Robert L. (Colleen) and Phillip D. (Tracy) Bonner of Pittsburgh and Kenneth W. Bonner of Clairton, grandchildren, James, Alexis, Kellen (Sheena), and Madeline Bonner, Kieth Matesig and Justin (Melissa) Gephart, great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Troy and Brooke, nieces and nephews.

 
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