Donald H. Baker

August 22, 2017 |

Published By Willig Funeral Home - Cremation Services | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Donald H. Baker, age 74, of McKeesport, formerly of Lower Burrell, died and walked into the smiling open arms of Jesus on August 19, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Charles L. "Chucky" Solomon

August 22, 2017 |

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

Charles L. "Chucky" Solomon, 58, of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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E. Honore (Nora) Bell Pecora

August 21, 2017 |

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

E. Honore (Nora) Bell Pecora, 88 of Elizabeth Township, passed away peacefully on August 18 2017 in Stuart FL. She was born in Pittsburgh on December 27, 1928 and lived most of her life in Elizabeth. She was the daughter of the late Catherine and James G. Bell of Overbrook. She grew up in Carrick and graduated from Carrick High School before earning her Bachelor of Science degree in education from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.  During her 33 year career in education she taught at Turtle Creek and Midland High Schools and in the 1958 school year began as a Spanish teacher at Elizabeth-Forward High School.

 
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Thomas F. Soltis

August 21, 2017 |

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

Thomas F. Soltis, 72, of Liberty Borough, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born February 21, 1945 in Clairton and was the son of the late Michael and Mary Kopil Soltis. Thomas was a Robotics Repairman at the former GM Fisher Body Plant in West Mifflin and was a US Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Jan Lee Jordan Soltis; children, Lynn Soltis (Matthew) Girdharry of Portland, OR, and Michael Soltis and Cameron Lee Chemsak of Liberty Borough; grandchildren, Sebastian, Evangeline, and Alistair; sister, Dolores (John) Hozas of Phoenix, AZ; brother, Michael "Chook" (Carol) Soltis of Aliquippa; sister-in-law, Barb Soltis of Castle Shannon; Godchildren, Marie Chrissy Soltis and Gabriel Naspinski; dear friend, Amy Williams of Liberty Borough; and nieces and nephews.

 
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Thomas George Pastor

August 21, 2017 |

Published By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Thomas George Pastor, 80, of Fayetteville, PA, and formerly of Glassport, PA, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Chambersburg Hospital.  Born November 10, 1936 in Glassport, PA, he was the son of the late George and Anastasia Zakczewski Pastor.  Tom was a graduate of Glassport High School and attended both Penn State and Duquesne Universities.  He served honorably with the US Army and the National Guard.  Tom worked most of his life in finance, as Manager at Associates Financial Services in McKeesport, PA for twenty-five years and then as the Mortgage Closing and Appraisal Officer at Allegheny Mortgage Corporation in White Oak, PA.  He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, B.P.O. Elks Lodge #600, and Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15.

 
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William D. Bekavac

August 21, 2017 |

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

William D. Bekavac, age 66 of Liberty Borough and formerly of Glassport, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in UPMC East Hospital.  Born November 10, 1950 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph and Julia (Korposh) Bekavac.

 
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Francis J. Casey

August 20, 2017 |

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

Francis J. Casey, age 91, of McKeesport, died August 18, 2017, at Riverside Nursing Center. Born December 6, 1925, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Francis Casey and the husband of the late Joyce (Hrapchak) Casey. Francis was retired from US Steel National Tube Works. He was a US Navy veteran, serving during WWII. He was a member of the former St. Pius V Church. He is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Swartz; grandchildren, Charles and Desiree Swartz; great grandchildren, Cherri and Brandi Halfhill; great great grandchild, Lyric. In addition to his parents and wife, Francis was also preceded in death by a great grandchild, Andrew Mcgee. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 11 a.m. until the time of blessing service at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Fr. Matthew Elanjileth will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery.

 

Veronica M. (Wagner) Bujdos

August 20, 2017 |

Published By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

VERONICA M. (WAGNER) BUJDOS age 94, of Indiana, PA, formerly of West Mifflin and Duquesne, on August 19, 2017, in Indiana, PA. She was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Balog) Wagner. She was retired from the United States Postal Service as a Clerk. A member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin and former member of St. Stephen’s Church, in McKeesport. She enjoyed playing cards, baking Hungarian pastries, and travelling with her sister to Western Pennsylvania restaurants. Beloved wife of 58 years to the late Joseph A. “Tepy” Bujdos, Sr.; mother of Judy (George) Yurgec, of South Park and Joseph (Mary Jean) Bujdos, Jr., of Indiana, PA; grandmother of Alexis (Michael) Saponsky, Matthew (Katie) Yurgec, Jeanne Marie Bujdos, Veronica Bujdos, Lucy Bujdos, and Joseph Bujdos III; great-grandmother of Lizzie, Alexander Joseph “AJ,” Maya Saponsky, Caelyn, Caroline Yurgec; sister of Bernadette (late William) Mikolics, of North Versailles, late Frank (late Helen) Wagner, and the late William Wagner. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin, on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 10 a.m. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veronica M. Bujdos Memorial Fund, St. Vincent College, Institutional Advancement, 300 Fraser Purchase Rd., Latrobe, PA 15650.  Arrangements entrusted  to MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.

 

Arlene Rose Findura

August 19, 2017 |

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

Arlene Rose Findura, 71, of White Oak, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Arlene was born August 16, 1946 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Maneer. . She is survived by her husband, Jack W. "Wolfman" Findura, (past-secretary of Joppa Lodge F & AM), daughters, Tracy Marie (George) Orbin of White Oak and Elizabeth Ann (Joseph) Kulasa of Coulter, brother, Frank (Bonnie) Maneer of Bowie, MD, grandchildren, Peyton and Delaney Stajduhar, Jocelyn Orbin and River Joseph Kulasa, cousin, Janet (Don) Williams of North Versailles, nieces and nephews. Arlene was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park and was a Manager at the former Hills Department Store. There is no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Patrick Parish on Friday August 25, at 12:00 noon with the Rev. Thomas Galvin, officiating. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln way, White Oak (412) 672-6322) Troy J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 
SERVICES
Mass

Friday, August 25, 2017
12:00 PM

St. Patrick Parish
310 32nd Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

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Neil C. Mance

August 19, 2017 |

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

Neil C. Mance, 55, of Irwin, died Thursday August 17, 2017, peacefully in his sleep at home. He was born December 24, 1961 in Jeannette, a son of the late Thomas V. and Mildred N. (Gongaware) Mance. Neil had over thirty years’ service with the North Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority where he worked as a lab supervisor. He loved to fish which he did on the day he passed and loved camping with his son Andrew. He was a loving grandfather. Neil was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin. Surviving are his children, Sarah J. (Chad) Coughanour of Grapeville and Andrew T. (Melodi) Mance of Jeannette; his grandchildren Rosalyn, Austin, Chase, and Rowan; his brothers Val Mance of Sugarloaf, Dale Mance of Arizona, and Joel Mance of North Huntingdon; also nieces, nephews and cousins.
 
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Kimberly M. Kiraly

August 19, 2017 |

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

Kimberly M. Kiraly, age 70 of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, died Friday, August 11, 2017. She was born in McKeesport on April 24, 1947, the daughter of the late John J. and Betty Yotter Stanich. Kimberly is survived by her daughters; Amy (Harry) Austin of Myrtle Beach, SC, Kathy (Bill) Nagy of York, PA, Jennifer (Jim)Blair of Overbrook, Jill (Michael) Clark of Dormont, sister; Michelle (Emil) Olson of Jefferson Hills, brothers; John (Cyndy) Stanich of Bethel Park, James (Debbie) Stanich of Ruffsdale, William (Barbara) Stanich of Reading, PA, grandchildren; Tiffany (Brian) Jacobs, Sarah Austin, Harry Austin, Jiri Nagy, Zachary Blair, Dylan Blair, Carly Blair, Melanie Nagy, and Jonathan Nagy, also 1 great grandchild Jackson Jacobs.

Services were held Friday, August 18th at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177). Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 
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Edward John Bolga

August 19, 2017 |

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

Edward J. Bolga, age 82 of North Huntingdon, died August 18, 2017 at Transitions Healthcare.  Born June 9, 1935 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Cservenyak) Bolga and the beloved husband of Sylvia (Cernava) Bolga for 33 years.  Ed was an Air Force Veteran, and while in the service, he was a jet engine mechanic.  After serving for over 4 years in the military, he was honorably discharged and took up the trade of carpentry.  He loved his trains, garden, and polka dancing.  In addition to his wife, Ed is survived by brother, James (Jean) Bolga; sister, Margie (Michael) Stefanko; brother-in-law, Tom Madden; nieces and a nephew, Jeannie Sonnenberg, Kathy (Michael) Osiecki and Michael (Missy) Madden; great nieces and great nephews, Samantha, Sierra , Malone, and Macklen.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Kay Fleming and a sister, Maryann Madden.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.  Interment will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 

Karen Knight

August 18, 2017 |

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

Karen (Sheilds) Knight, age 62 of Augusta, GA, formerly of McKeesport, died August 17, 2017 at home in Georgia.  Born January 16, 1955 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Gertrude (Miller) Sheilds and wife of Jarvis C. Knight, Sr.  Karen worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Briarcliff Nursing Home and then went on to raise her children and grandchildren.  She loved her grandchildren dearly.  In addition her husband, she is survived by children, Billie Jo Eastman, Eric (Danielle) Demeri, and Ruth; grandchildren, Nick, Chelsea, Melissa, Derek, Eric, Butters, Ian, Owen, and Eli; siblings, William, Mary Ellen, Bethany, and Timothy.  She was preceded in death by brothers, Clinton and Luke.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 
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Michelle Ann "Mickey" Malloy Coughlin

August 18, 2017 |

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

Michelle Ann "Mickey" Malloy Coughlin, 56, of Versailles, died peacefully at home on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was born February 19, 1961 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Mark Thomas and Joan Zuzo Malloy. She was a devoted mother, loving and helpful to all, had an awesome sense of humor and was truly one of a kind.  She will be sincerely missed by all who had the opportunity to know her and love her.  She is survived by her husband, Ronald Allen Coughlin, sons, Christopher Michael (Lindsay) Coughlin and Chad Allen (Betty Rhodes) Coughlin, brothers, Mark Thomas (Lisa) Malloy, III, and their children, Jaclyn and Mariah, Thomas Michael Malloy and his son, Justyn, Daniel Edward (Crissy) Malloy and their son, Tyler, sisters, Donna Lynn Goretzka, and Shannon Marie Malloy, Linda Marie Carek and her children, Jason, Amanda, and Colton, , great-nephew, Markus "Pudge" Conroy,  great-niece, Arianna Conroy, and many friends, cousins, aunts and uncles.

 
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John A. Rezes

August 18, 2017 |

Published By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home


John A. Rezes, Age 87, of West Mifflin on August 16, 2017. He was a son of the late Michael and Julia (Walko) Rezes. He was retired from the Port Authority as a Bus Driver, Movement Director, and Route Foreman. He proudly served his country in the Army in WWII. He was the beloved husband of 60 years to Charlotte (Sabo) Rezes; father of John M. Rezes, at home and Suzanne (late Robert) Koribanic, of West Mifflin; grandfather of Brandon Schnelzer, at home; brother of Margaret (late Ernest) Menhart, of West Mifflin, late Michael (late Esther) Rezes, late Helen (late Albert ) Bertak; also survived by nieces and nephews. Private Funeral Service will be held at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, on Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Penn Lincoln Cemetery with military honors.

 

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