Jarmon Obituary

June 02, 2020 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Susan M. Jarmon, 67 of Glassport died June 1, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport.  She is the daughter of the late Valentine and Dorothy (Zeleznik) Synkowski.  She is survived by her husband John Jarmon, III; daughter Valerie (Bruce) Lewis; son Michael Jarmon; grandson Allan Lewis; brothers Joseph (Armeda) Synkowski and Ed Synkowski; nephew Jordan (Kelly) Synkowski; great nieces Sydney, Savannah, Stella and Sloan and her grandpuppies Gizmo, Bugger and Tiny.  She was preceded in death by her brother Valentine "Butchie" Synkowski, who was killed in Vietnam.  Susan was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish.  A memorial mass will be held Sat., June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Parish with Father Miroslaus Wojcicki officiating.  The family would like to send a special thank you for the excellent care that was given to Susan at UPMC McKeesport.  Funeral arrangements by Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport.

 


Dorothy M. Pfoff

June 02, 2020 |

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

Dorothy M. Pfoff, 98, of North Huntingdon,  formerly of Homestead and North Braddock, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her home.  She was born March 20, 1922 in Homestead.  Dorothy was a member of St. Agnes Parish and enjoyed cooking and taking care of her pets.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Pfoff; brothers, Laverne and Albert Abels; and daughter-in-law, Rosella Pfoff.  She is survived by her sons, William Pfoff, Richard Pfoff and his wife, Lynn; daughter, Karen Milko and her husband, Robert; grandchildren, Robert (Jen) Milko, Ryan (Tara) Milko and Stephanie (John) Novotnak; and great-grandchildren, Brianna (Jesse), Lily, Max, and Owen.  Services are private.  The family would like to thank Promise Hospice for all their compassionate care they gave Dorothy.  And a very special thank you to Michelle from Transitions for her honesty to the family.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Peter Derkas

June 02, 2020 |

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

Peter Derkas, age 57, of McKeesport, died May 27, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born August 18, 1963, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Stephen and Janet (Petroski) Derkas.  He worked at the McKeesport Senior Care Plaza as a dietary aid.  He loved to cook and was known to walk everywhere.    He enjoyed having a good time and was the life of the party.

 
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Reddy "Rade" Vucelich

June 02, 2020 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Reddy "Rade" Vucelich peacefully passed on Friday, May 29, 2020 at the age of 86. Reddy was born on November 25, 1933 to the late Vlade and Mary (Kukich) Vucelich.  He was the loving husband of Julia (nee Gulish) Vucelich for 61 years. Devoted father of Debra (Dominick) Capolarello, Daniel (Elaine) Vucelich, and Danica (Davor) Brkovich. Special Jedo of Dominick (Alyson) and Nicole Capolarello, Daniella (Nikola) Vranesevic and Kristofer Vucelich, Gregory, Melanie and Zachary Brkovich. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Reddy was a proud United States Army Veteran, member of the PA National Guard Civil Service Commission and was in the Army Reserves for 33 years. Reddy was a member of St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Monroeville.

 
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Wendell H. Campbell

June 02, 2020 |

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

Wendell H. Campbell, 91, of North Huntingdon, died Friday May 29, 2020. He was born February 24, 1929 in Filbert, a son of the late Clyde M. and Mabel Luellen (Miller) Campbell.

Wendell was a graduate of Redstone High School, served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, and retired as a maintenance supervisor for Bell Atlantic after over 37 years’ service. He was a member First United Methodist Church, Irwin where he sang in the chancel choir and was a member of the Methodist Men and the Happy Methodists. He was also a member of Shidle Lodge 601, F. & A. M., Irwin, and a longtime member of the Men’s Prayer Fellowship and the Bell Telephone Pioneers. He also tuned pianos for many years.

 
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Krystian Andrew McDonnell

June 02, 2020 |

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

Krystian Andrew McDonnell, 23, of Duquesne died tragically in a fire at his home on Friday, May 29, 2020.

Mr. McDonnell was born February 24, 1997, in Pittsburgh. The son of Terrence McDonnell and Barbara Vamos McDonnell. Mr. McDonnell was an employee in the custodial department of Duquesne School District.

He is survived by his beloved mother, Barbara and her fiance, Dedris Davis, his father, Terrence and his wife Lasaun, a sister, Cassandra McDonnell, Paternal Grandparents, Dale and Anntionette Miller McDonnell, Aunt, Shelly (Scott) Witkowski, Godparents, Roxanne Clark and Thomas Ambrose, a niece Arya Bisgoni, and cousins, Cameron and Conner Witkowski.

 
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Willie Lou Lewis

June 02, 2020 |

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

Willie Lou Lewis, 78, died May 28, 2020.

Daughter of Ella Smith and the late Willie Smith, she was born May 16, 1942,  in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Affectionately known as Lou Lou, was a caring and loving person. She loved to cook and one of her favorite pastimes was playing bingo.

A woman of faith, Willie Lou was a member of St. Luke Baptist Church for many years. She sang on the choir and was an usher, the gatekeeper for the house of the Lord.  On May 28, 2020, Willie Lou passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. She was also preceded in death by her late husband Edward J. Lewis and brother Johnnie Smith.

 
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Mark Brian Ethridge

June 01, 2020 |

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

Mark Brian Ethridge, age 48, of McKeesport, died on Saturday, May 30, 2020.   He was born in McKeesport on February 21, 1972 and is the son of Donald and Linda DelSignore Ethridge of McKeesport.  He was an accomplished plasterer/stucco finisher for many construction jobs in the area.  In 1983, Mark was the Soap Box Derby Champion in the annual McKeesport competition.

 
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Robin A. Payo

June 01, 2020 |

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

Robin A. Payo, age 62 of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Born August 7, 1957, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Jerome "Aryln" and Barbara (Davis) Laffey. She was a waitress for many years at Ciccanti's and enjoyed spending Saturday nights watching scary movies with her grandchildren. Robin is survived by her daughters Heather (Eugene Colclaser) Payo and Barbara (Gerry Cope) Payo both of Clairton; grandchildren Justin and Jessica Colclaser and  Dylan, Jayden, Jackson, and Aria Alice Cope; step-grandchildren Gerry III and Christopher Cope; brother Joseph (Christina) Laffey of Jefferson Hills; and nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Robin was preceded in death by her sister Darlene Theobald.

 
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Gary H. Huston

June 01, 2020 |

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

Gary H. Huston, age 67, of McKeesport, died May 31, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital McKeesport.  Born June 18, 1952, he was the son of the late Clarence and Charlene (Johnson), Huston.

 
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Dorothy M. Pfoff

June 01, 2020 |

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

Dorothy M. Pfoff, 98, of North Huntingdon,  formerly of Homestead and North Braddock, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her home.  She was born March 20, 1922 in Homestead.  Dorothy was a member of St. Agnes Parish and enjoyed cooking and taking care of her pets.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Pfoff; brothers, Laverne and Albert Abels; and daughter-in-law, Rosella Pfoff.  She is survived by her sons, William Pfoff, Richard Pfoff; daughter, Karen Milko and her husband, Robert; grandchildren, Robert (Jen) Milko, Ryan (Tara) Milko and Stephanie (John) Novotnak; and great-grandchildren, Brianna (Jesse), Lily, Max, and Owen.  Services are private.  The family would like to thank Promise Hospice for all their compassionate care they gave Dorothy.  And a very special thank you to Michelle from Transitions for her honesty to the family.  Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Cheryl Lynn Clawson

May 31, 2020 |

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

Cheryl Lynn Clawson, 57, of Bunola, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at home. She was born March 24, 1963 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Charles R. and JoAnne (Matz) Clawson. She is survived by her sister, Jackie (Stephen) Slinski of McKeesport, brothers, Richard (Cindy) Clawson of West Jefferson Hills, and Robert J. (Beth Ann) Clawson and Charles D. (Julie) Clawson of Bunola and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Dale and Ronald Clawson. There is no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Doreen Anne Tedrick

May 31, 2020 |

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

Doreen Anne Tedrick, age 85, of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 28, 2020.  She was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on August 25, 1934 and is the daughter of the late John and Joyce (Braithwaite) Price.  She is the wife of the late Charles B. Tedrick, Jr.

 
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Lorraine J. Babyak

May 30, 2020 |

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

Lorraine J. (Marcus) Babyak, age 76, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital. She was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp., a former lunch aid at Elizabeth Elementary School and she was an avid Steelers fan. She loved spending time with her family, never missed an episode of The Young & the Restless, and also loved cats. Born October 4, 1943 in Glassport, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Nellie (Boczar) Marcus. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Irwin “Butch” Babyak; daughter, Cheryl (Gregg) Maley of Elizabeth Twp.; sons, Michael Babyak of Baldwin and Joseph Babyak of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Bobby and Troy Maley and Samantha and Taylor Babyak; great-grandchildren, Jude Maley and Lacey Babyak; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Wirbicki and brothers, Jim and Stephen Marcus. No visitation is planned. Private graveside service in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


John F. Remetta

May 30, 2020 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

John Francis Remetta 76, of Monroeville, formerly of Glassport, passed away peacefully on Friday May 29, 2020 at his home. He was born in Glassport on January 2nd, 1944 to the late John J. Remetta and Regina Yeash Remetta. John is survived by his brother James E. Remetta of Glassport and his nieces Regina Remetta of Pocono Mountain, and Jennifer Brown of Altoona, nephews, Loren (Noel) Remetta, and Timothy (Pam) Brown of Yadley, PA, as well as his great niece Caroline and great nephews Mateo, and Rafael Remetta of West Hampton, NY, and brother-in-law Donald Brown of Yardley, PA. John was preceded in death by his sister Clementine Brown. He was a member of the Queen of The Rosary Church in Glassport. John’s favorite things to do were to play volleyball, and racquet ball as well as follow his nephew Loren’s successful ice hockey career at Penn State University. He was an avid follower of all Pittsburgh professional sports teams. John was a huge health food fanatic and took great pride in his own health and wellbeing. He was a proud uncle and great uncle and loved his family dearly.

 
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