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Karl R. Ziegmond

April 06, 2016 |

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

Karl R. Ziegmond, 87, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at home.

 
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Mary R. Mayernik

April 06, 2016 |

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

Mary R. Mayernik, age 92, of Scott Township, formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016 in Providence Point Nursing Center. 

 
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Susan L. Anderson

April 05, 2016 |

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

Susan L. Anderson, 65, of Monroeville, died Monday, April 4, 2016. She was born March 12, 1951, in Clarksburg, W.Va., the daughter of the late Robert L. and Leoma Johnson Anderson. Susan was a department manager for Giant Eagle and loved dog sitting for friends. She is survived by her sister, Jennifer Anderson, of Vienna, W.Va.; and brother, David Anderson, of Greensburg; also aunt of Tiffany (David) Hoelscher, of Maria Stein, Ohio, and their children, Mary Lou, Samantha, Ronnie and Victor. Services were held Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION & MORTUARY SERVICES INC., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). Interment will be held in Parkersburg, W.Va. Memorial contributions in Susan's name can be made to Western PA Humane Society, 1100 Western Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15233.

 
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Joseph J. "Joey" Romano, Jr.

April 05, 2016 |

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

Joseph J. "Joey" Romano, Jr., age 52 of McKeesport, died April 4, 2016 at Allegheny General Hospital. Born January 13, 1964 in McKeesport, he was the son of Joseph and Audrey (Harrison) Romano. Joey's feeling of independence was most felt when riding his bike. It is then that he felt freedom, enjoyment and thrill, which was obvious to all who knew him. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Larry Romano of Florida; and his aunt, Johanna Romano formerly of Sutersville. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Matilda Harrison; and paternal grandmother, Charlotte Romano.

 
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Edward J. Klotz Sr.

April 05, 2016 |

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

Edward J. Klotz Sr., 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016 at his home. He was born October 21, 1928 in Duquesne, PA, a son of the late Michael and Anna Petrosko Klotz. Prior to his retirement, Edward was a masonry bricklayer for US Steel and was a Corporal in the US Army, having served during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church, White Oak Rod and Gun Club, life member of the NRA and American Legion Post 0344 for 46 years. Edward was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed hunting, fishing and yard work and was a Pittsburgh Sports Teams Fan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael. He is survived by his wife, Marie Czarnecki Klotz; sons, Michael and his wife, Sheila, Gary, Edward Jr. and his wife, Laurie; grandchildren, Michael, Stephen, Anna, E.J. III, and Zachary Klotz. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA, on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Liturgy will be held on Saturday at 12 noon in St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church, North Huntingdon. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Patricia Brady

April 05, 2016 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Patricia Brady, age 81, of Columbus Ohio, formerly of Dravosburg, died March 30, 2016, at Claremont Retirement Village in Columbus. Born Nov. 10, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Clair A. and Ruth (Winn) Brady.

 
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Rita C. Hadbavny

April 05, 2016 |

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

Rita C. Hadbavny, 84, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016 at Excela Health Westmoreland. She was born September 21, 1931 in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary DeVera Pavlik. Rita was a member of St. Agnes Parish. She was a loving mother who enjoyed being a homemaker and enjoyed spending time gardening. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Hadbavny; son, Timothy Hadbavny; brothers, Andrew, Joseph, Cyril Pavlik; sister, Irene Pavasik; and grandson, Daniel. She is survived by her sons, Michael Hadbavny, David Hadbavny and his wife, Cindee, Robert Hadbavny and his wife, Barb; daughter, Eileen Iwinski and her husband, Chuck; grandchildren, Scott, Kelly, Adam, Ryan, Jason, Jennifer, Justin, Joshua, Brandi; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Brooke, Justin, Cora, Conor, Brayden, Jocelyn; sister, Dolores Bombara; and her furry companion, Jackie. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. A blessing service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Action For Animals, Route 217, Derry, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Patricia Spahr Miller

April 05, 2016 |

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

Patricia Spahr Miller, 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 at her home. She was born February 23, 1936 in Greensburg, PA, daughter of the late Charles and Alice Herold Spahr. Patricia was co-owner of Herminie Feed and Supply, Irwin and McKeesport stores. She was an active member of Circleville United Methodist Church, where she was a past member of the Church Council, past member of the Board of Trustees, prayer group, and volunteer for the Vacation Bible School. She was past chairman of Reseda Jr. Women's Club, Reseda, CA, past chairman of North Irwin Jr. Women's Club, Mother Advisor of the Order of the Rainbow Girls and Den Mother for BSA. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, William H. Miller; sons, Kevin Miller, Rev's. Kenneth Miller and his wife, Denise; daughter, Nadine Miller-Haelle and her husband, Frank; brother, Thomas Spahr and his wife, Donna; sister, Bonnie Koury; four grandchildren, Craig (Claudia) Miller, Kyle (Anna) Haelle, Justin Miller, Jenae Haelle; five great-grandchildren, Kristian, Alejandra, Sierra, Halley and William. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA, on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in Circleville United Methodist Church. Interment in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Circleville United Methodist Church. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Daniel Cavanaugh

April 04, 2016 |

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

Daniel Cavanaugh, 57, of Elizabeth Township, died Monday, April 4, 2016 at home. He was born March 19, 1959 in New Eagle and was the son of Anita Schmidt Cavanaugh of Elizabeth Township and the late Harry Cavanaugh. He worked for Simonetta's Collision and Car Care Center in McKeesport and was a graduate of Elizabeth-Forward Class of 1977. Dan was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in the garden and spending time with his family. 

 
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Helen B. Emsurak

April 04, 2016 |

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

Helen B. (Levdansky) Emsurak, 88, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Arden Courts, Jefferson Hills.

 
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David H. Gilchrist

April 04, 2016 |

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

David H. Gilchrist, age 72 of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of Ellwood City, died April 3, 2016 at Healthcare@Home Hospice in West Penn Hospital. Born April 17, 1943 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Harold and Estelle (Punzell) Gilchrist and beloved husband of Patty (Kennedy) Gilchrist.

 
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Frank J. Angelo Jr.

April 04, 2016 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Frank J. Angelo Jr., of Port Vue, died Friday, April 1, 2016. He was a son of Elizabeth (Patacca) Angelo and the late Frank Angelo. He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy (Rybar) Angelo; sister, Thelma Decolati, of Glassport; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Louis Angelo. Frank was a retired butcher for Shop-n-Save, and was a member of St. Patrick's Parish.

 
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Elmer Novak

April 03, 2016 |

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

Elmer Novak, 84, formerly of Duquesne, died Friday April 1, 2016. Born June 7, 1931, in Cicava, Slovakia he was the son of the late John and Anna Kovach Novak. Mr. Novak was a retired employee of Bethlehem Steel and a member of SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne. Beloved husband of the late Anna Kovac Novak, he is survived by two sons, Tim (Linda) Novak of Fayetteville, NC., and Paul (Mary Beth) Novak of Whitehall; a daughter, Shirley Weitzel of Reynoldsville, two brothers, Cyril Novak of RI, and Andrew Sandor of CA; a sister, Mary Ann Klaczak of MD, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife he was also preceded in death by a son, Elmer Steven Novak.

 
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Constance "D.D." Sydeski

April 03, 2016 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

CONSTANCE "D.D." SYDESKI, 80, of Glassport, died March 31, 2016.  She is the daughter of the late John and Mary (Bogush) Sydeski.  She is survived by brothers Raymond (Gina) Sydeski of FL and Robert Sydeski of Glassport; sister Gertrude Ormand, with whom she resided; sister-in-laws, Elaine Sydeski and Barbara Sydeski; also nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by brothers Steven, Edwin and John.

 
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Frances M. Jakubek

April 03, 2016 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

FRANCES M. JAKUBEK, 81, of Liberty Boro, died March 31, 2016.  She is the daughter of the late John and Stella Murray and wife of the late Donald Jakubek.  She is survived by sons Dr. Donald (Marybeth) Jakubek of Latrobe, Timothy (Eliana) Jakubek of West Palm Beach, FL, retired Lt. Commander David (Meg) Jakubek of Fairfax Station, VA and James (Kam) Jakubek of Lake Charles, LA; daughters Linda (Perry) Peretich of Liberty Boro and Joan (Mic) Jakubek of Charleston, SC; grandchildren MaryJo, Annie, Daniela, Timothy, Frances, Ryan (Amy),Lauren, Adam (Sonja), David (Lindsey), Christopher (Molly), Jaclyn (Eliot) and Lukas; great grandchildren Michael, Matthew, Nadja, Noah, Micah, Alexus, Gabriel, Kinley and Calen; sister Margaret Mellott of Liberty Boro and brother James Murray of Herndon, VA.

 
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