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Ruth Ann Werner

July 16, 2018 |

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

Ruth Ann Werner, age 83, of Forward Twp., passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at home. She was a member of the Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth and the Elizabeth Senior Citizens. She was a former member of the Forward Township Senior Citizens, Axelton Senior Citizens, Elizabeth Heritage Senior Citizens and the Blaine Hill Senior Citizens. She mostly enjoyed her weekly bingo trips with friends and she loved to play cards with her family. 

 
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Zack Moore Jr.

July 15, 2018 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Zack Moore Jr., 28, died July 8, 2018. He was born August 8, 1989. Service will be held at 11 a.m. July 16 at Morningstar Baptist Church, 832 Oak St., West Mifflin. Arrangements in charge of Tunie Funeral Home Inc.

 


Dolores "Dolly" Popovich

July 15, 2018 |

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

Dolores H. “Dolly” Navaroli Popovich, 91, passed away Saturday July 14, 2018. She was born October 28, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Gust and Catherine Bosnak Navaroli. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Johnny, Gus and Joe Navaroli and sister Kathryn Pugh. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, McKeesport.

She is survived by her daughters Mary Catherine Schneider of McKeesport and Christine (Michael) Germek of McKeesport, with whom she resided. Three #1 grandchildren, Jason W. Schneider of Miami, Florida, and Amber and Kristin Germek, both of McKeesport; Sister Mollie Claar of Greenock; Sister-in-laws Joanne Navaroli of Westmorland City and Shirley Navaroli of Delmont; Many nieces and nephews and her precious grand puppies Daisy and Autumn.

Dolores was a retired medical transcriptionist in the Pathology Dept. of McKeesport Hospital for over 25 years. She loved to sew and was a wonderful seamstress. She was a devout Catholic, a “real Italian”, coffee expert, loved watching her old scary Boris Karloff movies and being a loving mom and grandmother.

Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home; Private ceremony Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. Heaven got another angel

 


Fay (Leventhal) Friedman

July 13, 2018 |

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

Fay (Leventhal) Friedman, 100, of Pittsburgh, formerly of McKeesport, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born January 31, 1918 in Bridgeport, CT, and was the daughter of the late Meyer and Ida Leventhal. She was the wife of the late Milton B. Friedman who died August 9, 2000. Fay was a member of Temple B'Nai Israel and the Sisterhood and Hadassah. She was a homemaker and also worked at her late husband Milton's business, Trust Franklin Press. She was a very kind hearted and generous person. She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Steve) Finston of Los Angeles, CA, son, Gary J. (Eva) Friedman of Pittsburgh, grandchildren, Natalie (Brian) Valen, Amy (Blake) Mayer, Michelle Finston and Matthew Finston, great-grandchildren, Audrey and Leo Valen and Levi Mayer, and nephews, Scott and Alan Gassman. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Belle Copeland and Esther Gassman.

 
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William Kirk Greenwald

July 13, 2018 |

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

William Kirk Greenwald, 68, of Irwin, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. He was born April 13, 1950 in Monongahela and was the son of the late William Howard and Kathryn M. (Bootman) Greenwald. Kirk was retired from US Steel Irvin Works. He was a member and past vice president of the Elizabeth Forward School Board and was also a member of the American Legion and was a former member of the Mount Vernon Athletic Association. He enjoyed his pool league, being on a ball field and time at the beach. Kirk was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He is survived by sons, William Kern Greenwald of Monroeville and Keith Richard Greenwald (fiancée, Brenda Giraldo) of Mount Lebanon, sisters, Linda (Jim) Hughes of Mount Washington and Betsy Neel of Elizabeth Township, nieces and nephews.

 
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Elizabeth "Betty" S. Darragh Valenti

July 13, 2018 |

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

Elizabeth "Betty" S. Darragh Valenti, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at Excela Health Westmoreland.

 
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Daniel C. Redshaw

July 13, 2018 |

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

Daniel C. Redshaw, 59, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018.  He was born August 30, 1958 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Daniel and Maureen (Birchall) Redshaw.

 
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Robert C. Smith

July 13, 2018 |

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

Robert C. Smith, 91, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at his home.  He was born August 20, 1926 in East Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late John and Sarah Host Smith.

 
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William "Bill" James Peters

July 12, 2018 |

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

William "Bill" James Peters, 80, of Elizabeth Township, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born June 25, 1938 in Monessen and was the son of the late Raymond O. and Bertha (Pearce) Peters. Bill was a member of Central Highlands Community Methodist Church, and was a life member of Central Fire Co. He was a member and past president of the Central Lions Club and was a volunteer at the Central Food Pantry for over 20 years. Bill was retired from US Steel Clairton Works after 42 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Jean (Mazzeferri) Peters, sons, Dean (Melania) Peters of Jefferson Hills and William James Peters, Jr., of Elizabeth Township, brother, Raymond Peters of Yardley, grandchildren, Jeana, Kaleena, and Arianna Peters, and nieces and nephews.

 
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Lawrence "Bud" David Schork

July 12, 2018 |

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

Lawrence "Bud" David Schork, 79, of White Oak, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He was born January 3, 1939 in Clairton and was the son of the late Lawrence L. and Helen A. Bricker Schork. He was the husband of 27 years to the late Marcia Elaine Schork, who passed away November 8, 2017.  Lawrence worked as a heater for US Steel Clairton Works and was a US Navy Veteran.  He is survived by  daughter, Kelly Schork Veltri of White Oak, sons, Scott (Kellie) and Keith (Stacey) Schork both of White Oak, step-daughter, Michele (Jeffrey) Heinichen and step-son, Michael (Heather) Johnson both of Elizabeth Township, and 13 grandchildren, Amanda, Andrew, Nathan, Hannah, Noah, Nicolaus, Caleb, McKenna, Nicole, Jeffrey, Matthew, Brandon and Tyler.

 
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Donald J. Williams

July 12, 2018 |

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

Donald J. Williams, 79, a longtime resident of North Versailles, died Tuesday July 10, 2018. He was born December 24, 1938 in Lincoln Place, a son of the late James and Dolores (Ohm) Williams and was also preceded in death by a brother Paul Williams. Don was a graduate of McKeesport High School, class of 1957 and worked for 42 years at Westinghouse Airbrake Company, Wilmerding. He was a longtime volunteer for East Allegheny Meals-On-Wheels and was a willing and helpful neighbor to many. He was a true Christian and his willingness and cheerful spirit will be missed by all. He was a devoted husband for 47 years to Janet L. (Arnosky) Williams; brother of Rev. Robert (Yvonne) Williams, John D. Williams, and Mary Jean Sherrill; and uncle of Deborah Sammons, Cristin Kersten, and Lance and James Williams.
 
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Candice D.J. Volponi

July 11, 2018 |

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

Candice D.J. Volponi, age 37, of Liberty Boro., died on July 10, 2018.  She was born on July 18, 1980 in McKeesport, the daughter of Margueritte “Peggy” Deissler Volponi of Liberty Boro. and the late Guy M. Volponi.  She worked in Chemistry/Hematology at various UPMC Hospitals in the area including Shadyside, Presbyterian, Montefiore, and Monroeville East.   Throughout her high school and college years she loved watching and participating in all sports.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, shooting pool, painting and other arts; she was obsessed with old cars and did counseling at a local rehab center. 

 
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Shirle B. Rush

July 11, 2018 |

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

Shirle B. Rush, age 83, of Port Vue, died July 10, 2018, at Bethel Park Manor Care.

 
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Pearl Fraser

July 11, 2018 |

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

Pearl Fraser, age 89, of Forward Twp., passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. A member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth, she was a retired cook for the Elizabeth Forward School District. She enjoyed bingo and crafts at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth.

 
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Dennis John Maksin

July 11, 2018 |

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

Dennis John Maksin, 67, husband of Frances Rengers Maksin, died Sunday, July 8, 2018 on the second hole at The Country Club of South Carolina in Florence doing what he loved to do best. Formerly of Clairton, Pennsylvania, he resided in Manning, South Carolina.

 
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