RUSNOCK OBITUARY

April 04, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

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Albert  "Harvey" A. Rusock, 81, of Glassport died April 3, 2020.  He is the son of  the late John and Sophia Rusnock.  He  is survived by his beloved wife Julia (Solomon) Rusnock; children Trudy Rusnock, Juliann Puckett and Belinda (Wayne) Lewis; grandchildren Wayne (Robyn) Lewis, III, Katie (Mike) Volpe, Anthony Lewis, Holly Puckett and Ashley Puckett; great grandchildren Aubree, Chloe and  Taylor; brother Frank Rusnock and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by brothers Andy, Joey, Steve, Paul, John and George and sisters Margaret and Anne.  Al worked for Pitton, Bucyrus Erie and later retired from Guardian Glass.  He was an avid fisherman and hunter and belonged to the Clairton Sportsman Club, New Baltimore Gun Club and Schellsburg VFW.  Due to the strict guidelines we must adhere to at this crucial time, visitation will be private.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.
 


Eleanor J. Katic

April 03, 2020 |

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

Eleanor J. Katic, age 92, wife of the late beloved William E. Katic of Jefferson Hills, died April 2, 2020. She was born in Duquesne on January 24, 1928 and is the daughter of the late George and Anna Skurla Dudinak.

 
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MaryAnn (Sala) Glenn

April 03, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

MaryAnn (Sala) Glenn, 83, of North Huntingdon Twp., formerly of Wall, Pa., died March 31, 2020. MaryAnn was the devoted wife of Donald Glenn for 57 years.

She was the loving mother of Susan Glenn, Donna Glenn, Lisa (Mark) Winowich, Lori (Boris) Bajich and Don (Andy) Glenn; adoring Baba of Andrew, Mariana, Luka, Ana, Nadia and Sara. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Terri (David) Petrick and all who loved her. She was preceded in passing by her parents, Frank Sala and Violet (nee Evanovich) Medvecz, step-father, Michael “Cubby” Medvecz and her sister, Michelle (Walter) Stys.

Her faith and family were her world. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

 
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Faith M. (Istanich) Hoffman

April 03, 2020 |

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

Faith M. (Istanich) Hoffman, 66, of Monroeville, formerly of East McKeesport, died Monday March 30, 2020. Daughter of the late Carl E. and Joan Istanich.  Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Hoffman.  Loving Mother of Jennifer Schmitt, Lauren (Melissa) Hoffman, and Matthew Hoffman.  Grandmother of Kyle.

 
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Pearl Mohammed

April 03, 2020 |

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

Pearl Mohammed, 89 years old, of West Mifflin, passed away on April 1, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital.  The eldest of 14 children. She was also preceded in death by her two sons, Kenny Mohammed and Mikey Ramtahal. She immigrated from Trinidad and Tobago in 1970. She worked for the Spitz family and then for McKeesport Hospital before retiring in 1996. She was a warrior for the Lord teaching bible study at McKeesport YMCA, being a prayer partner at Cornerstone television for over 20 years and becoming an alumnus of Harty Bible School.

 
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Deidre R. Smith

April 03, 2020 |

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

Deidre R. Smith joined her Heavenly Father in Heaven on March 30, 2020. She was 64. Deidre was born July 10, 1955 to the late Tony and Marcella Smith in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Victor and Gary Smith. Deidre was raised in Clairton, Pennsylvania. Family and friends called her Dee Dee. She attended Clairton High School. She relocated to Los Angeles, California for a short time. For many years, Deidre worked in the healthcare field, it suited her servant's heart.

Deidre loved people, especially her family (nieces and nephews). She can be quoted as saying, “What you cooking?” She had an eye for fashion, always wanted to look good. If she was going out, she had no problem with buying a new outfit. She was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church of Clairton, PA.

 
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Barbara M. Arnold

April 03, 2020 |

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

Barbara M. Arnold was born February 7, 1943 in Clairton, Pennsylvania to the late Willie Gressem and Eva Hawkins Gressem.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Eva Marie Arnold; siblings, Rebecca McGrew and William Gressen, Sr.  Barbara fought a good fight and finished her course, she transitioned to eternal life on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Barbara was married to Frederick Arnold for 61 beautiful years. To this union, four children were born. She was a devoted wife and loving mother. Barbara especially loved and spoiled her grandchildren. There was nothing she wouldn’t do for her children or grandchildren.  Barbara was truly family-oriented; the one thing you could say about Barbara is that she loved the Gressem and Arnold family alike.

 
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Deloris H. Cindrich

April 03, 2020 |

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

Deloris H. Cindrich, age 90, of White Oak, formerly of McKeesport, died April 3, 2020, at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. Born September 15, 1929, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Stella (Stankiewicz) Kozlowski and the wife of the late George F. Cindrich, for over 69 loving years.

 
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Judith Lynne Bauersfeld, PhD

April 03, 2020 |

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

Judith Lynne Bauersfeld, PhD of Ridgefield, CT, formerly of Scottsdale, Arizona and Pittsburgh, PA passed away peacefully on April 1, 2020 after more than a decade long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease and recently contracted the Covid 19 virus which ultimately took her life.  She was married for 34 years to the late S. Richard Bauersfeld, MD, who passed in 2009.  Born May 16, 1944 Judy was the only child of Evelyn and Eugene Moss of McKeesport , PA.  She always described her childhood in the most positive ways and enjoyed a tight knit community of friends and extended family throughout her years in McKeesport.  She attended Penn State and then the University of Pittsburgh where she eventually earned her doctoral degree in Public Health and Social Work; an accomplishment for which she was extremely proud. She began the Pittsburgh Center for Step-Families where she counseled families through the process of becoming a step-family.  She was always a hard working and determined professional who eventually worked in Executive positions for organizations including The Make a Wish Foundation and Phoenix Memorial Hospital. 

 
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Gloria R. Stone

April 03, 2020 |

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

Gloria R. Stone, 91, of Elizabeth, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020. She was born February 17, 1929 in Houtzdale and was the daughter of the late Thomas James and Elefleda May (Carson) Richards. She was the wife of  late Phillip H. Stone who passed away January 19, 1990. Gloria was retired from the former Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania.

 
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Chasae Swindle-Warfield

April 02, 2020 |

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

Chasae Swindle-Warfield, 42, of McKeesport, son of Charles Warfield, Jr. and Lillie Swindle was born on December 13, 1977. Gone too soon, he departed this life on March 28, 2020. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. Chasae was part of the Janitorial Staff at Pittsburgh International Airport. Chasae is survived by his loving parents, Charles Warfield, Jr. and Lillie Swindle; children, Persona Swindle-Warfield, Sachae Swindle, Shaunsae Swindle, Tempest  Shogan; two grandsons, Marvelle Warfield and Mikhail Warfield-Oliver; extended family and friends.

 
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Ronald F. Sokolowski

April 02, 2020 |

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

 
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Joseph J. "Jose" McCormley

April 01, 2020 |

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

Joseph J. "Jose" McCormley, age 93 of Whitehall and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020  at Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh.   He was a Treasurer/Controller for Ben Venue Laboratories.   Joseph was also a member of St. Germaine Church, Bethel Park and a former member of St. Clare Parish, Clairton.  He was a Corporal in the US Army Air Corp serving during World War II and a member of both the American Legion Post 75 and the Sons of Columbus, Santa Maria Council #4, both of Clairton. Born July 25, 1926 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Joseph M. and Katherine (Flynn) McCormley.  Joseph was preceded in death by his first wife Ruth E. (McConnell) McCormley, his second wife Gail (Gawlas) Greenwald McCormley, his daughter Kathleen (Ray) Miller, and his brothers William M. McCormley and Dr. Robert McCormley.  He is survived by his daughters Ramsey Jeanne (John) Zarrella of Suisun, CA and Mary S. (the late Robert) Brushaber of Whitehall; his brother Don (Thelma) McCormley of West Mifflin; stepsons Randy Greenwald of Bonita Springs, FL and Ken Greenwald of Bowie, MD; nieces, nephews, and stepgrandchildren.  A Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at a later date.

 
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Peggy L. Petrosko

April 01, 2020 |

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

Peggy L. Petrosko, 82, of North Huntingdon, passed away March 31, 2020.  She was born March 14, 1938 in Elizabeth, a daughter of the late Victor and Pauline (Bildhauser) Dodds.  Peggy was a member of the Norwin Art League for decades.  She was a truly amazing and talented artist, creating wonderful pieces of art with both oil and acrylic paints. Many homes of family, friends, and even strangers are blessed to have walls adorned with one or more of Peggy’s paintings. Peggy brought beautiful color into all the lives she touched, with both her art and her heart. Peggy loved to be surrounded by those she loved. Every Christmas, Russian Christmas and even birthdays, she was so happy to fill her home with the joy and laughter from all those she held dear.

 
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Sarah Marshall

March 31, 2020 |

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

Sarah Marshall, 89, daughter of the late Leslie and Mozelia Smith was born on April 6, 1930 in Jefferson Boro, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Marshall passed away peacefully at Riverside Care Center on  March 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herbert Marshall, Sr.; sons, Herbert Marshall, Jr., Albert Marshall, Marcel Marshall; grandson, Alexander Marshall; brothers, Lee Smith, Leslie Smith, Russell Smith and sisters Beula Dixon, Elizabeth Fennell, Lillian McCray, and Laura Alford.

Mrs. Sarah attended McKeesport High School. After graduation, she obtained an associate degree from Robert Morris University. For many years, Mrs. Sarah worked as a Beautician. It suited her eye for fashion. She loved flowers. Her true love was for her family.

 
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