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Dorothy E. Tylavsky

May 23, 2019 |

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

Dorothy Tylavsky, 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Walden's View, North Huntingdon.  She was born August 23, 1929 in North Braddock, a daughter of the late Ray and Helen Dedo Miller.  Dorothy was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin and enjoyed shopping for clothes and visiting casinos.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester N. Tylavsky; and brother, Raymond Miller.  She is survived by her sister, Beatrice Simon and her husband, Albert; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Friday from 3-7 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Entombment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Humane Society.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Annette (Kustra) Knoll

May 22, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Annette (Kustra) Knoll, 86, of White Oak, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. She was born May 28, 1932 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Kazimierz and Mary Ann Kustra. She enjoyed playing bingo and doing puzzles while staying at The Oaks. Annette was preceded in death by her husband Robert Charles Knoll; her sisters and brother Marie, Helen, Theresa, and AL. She is survived by her children Ann Marie (Larry) Liberatore of Murrysville and Chris (Dave) Warren of North Huntingdon; grandchildren Shane, Kristy husband Dave, and Stephen; great-grandson Ethan; her sisters Nancy and Rita; sister in law Terry Knoll; and nieces and nephews. Interment will be private.
 


William E. Orris

May 22, 2019 |

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

William E. Orris, age 87, of McKeesport, died May 18, 2019, at The Palms At O'Neil. Born March 6, 1932, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late William and Irene (Toth) Orris and the husband of the late Mary (Gaudio) Orris.

 
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Delphine C. Sowa

May 22, 2019 |

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

Delphine C. "Del" Sowa, 86, of Liberty Boro, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. She was born December 30, 1932 in Port Vue and was the daughter of the late Thomas H.  and Elizabeth Taylor Mclean Roberts. She was the wife of the late John W. Sowa, who passed away February 6, 2008.  Delphine was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in West Mifflin and worked many years as a nursing assistant.  She loved playing cards, especially Pinochle, going to Kennywood and riding the Jackrabbit and Thunderbolt, and going to Pirates games, but most importantly, she loved spending time with her nieces and nephews.

 
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Mary R. Hollibaugh

May 21, 2019 |

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

Mary R. Hollibaugh, 73, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Excela Health Westmoreland.  She was born September 19, 1945 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Charles and Ester Aker  Kline.  Prior to her retirement, Mary was a secretary for Briarcliff Personal Care Home and later worked for Giant Eagle. She enjoyed baking, gardening and canning.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Patricia Clugsten and Nancy O'Bryon.  She is survived by her husband, Louis A. Hollibaugh; daughters, Elizabeth Cole and her husband, Donald, Janet Pampus and her husband, Chad; brothers, Chuck (Phyllis) Kline, James Kline; and grandchildren, Jake (Jennifer) Cole, Courtney Cole, and Kendra Pampus.  Family and Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to the White Oak Animal Shelter.

 


Lia Sue Hummingbird-Ciszewski

May 21, 2019 |

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

Lia Sue Hummingbird-Ciszewski, 36, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 20, 2019. She was born August 31, 1982 in Raleigh, NC, and is the daughter of Linda Ree Nicholson of Dravosburg and J.D and Kara Hummingbird of Martinsburg, WV. Lia was proprietor of Massage 21 in White Oak. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Chad Michael Ciszewski, and son, Declan Thomas Hummingbird Ciszewski,

 
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Robert C. Miller

May 21, 2019 |

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

Robert C. Miller, 80, of Coulter, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at his home.  He was born November 19, 1938 in Coulter, a son of the late Robert F. and Martha (Boullion) Miller.  Prior to his retirement, Robert was a boiler maker for US Steel.  He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed shooting  trap at Shaner, hunting and fishing.  He is survived by his sons, Dennis Miller and his wife, Jill, Dale Miller, Duane Miller and his wife, Victoria; grandchildren, Katelynn (Dillon), Madison, Meagan, Riley, Natalie, Melissa and Jessica; and great-grandchildren, Arianna, Gavin and Gabriel.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment in South Versailles Cemetery, Coulter, Pa.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Ronald J. Revers

May 20, 2019 |

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

Ronald J. Revers, 70 of North Huntingdon, passed away suddenly May 19, 2019.  He is the  son of the late Stanley and Margaret Revers.  He is survived by his wife, whom he adored, Rose (Puhala) Revers; beloved daughter Melanie Lang; mother-in-law Irene Puhala; brothers Stan and Robert Revers; sister Darlene Revers; also nieces and nephews.  Ron was preceded in death by brother Gene Revers and sisters Dolly Iovino and Carol Kolano.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, Wed. from 4 to 7.  A funeral blessing will take place Wed. at 6:30 pm with Father Tom Lewandowski. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made, in Ron's name, to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Way, Memphis, TN 38105

 


Edward Raymond Gumm

May 20, 2019 |

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

Edward Raymond Gumm, age 95, of North Huntingdon, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was born September 13, 1923 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Leo and Mary Elizabeth (Zagoda) Gumm. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin. Edward was a World War II Navy veteran that went on to own the Allegheny Bindery Corporation in Bloomfield before retiring. He is survived by children Dr. Edward A. (Nancy) Gumm and Joanne (Daniel) McCabe; grandchildren Scott (Shannon) Peters, Justin Gumm, Kristin (Justin) Kasprzak and Mindy (Tim) McCabe; great grandchildren Mason and Marlee Kasprzak; and nieces and nephews. 
 
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Robert J. "Bob" Cornell

May 20, 2019 |

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

Robert J. "Bob" Cornell, 81, of Washington, formerly of Buena Vista, died Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was born March 8, 1938 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Harold Cornell and the late Isabel Marie (Kelly) and Fred Krien. Bob was a retired Project Manager for South Hills Computer Center at Dick Corporation in Large. He worked there for 32 years. He was an avid golfer, and played with the Bull Chippers League at Butler's Golf Course since 1999. Bob was a life member of the Buena Vista Fire Company.

 
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Brandon M. Yednak

May 20, 2019 |

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

Brandon Yednak, 29, of McKeesport, died May 16, 2019. Born November, 12, 1989, in McKeesport, he was the son of Tammy (Moody) and the late Stephen Yednak, Sr. Brandon was always there for those he loved.

 
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Jean A. Pearson

May 20, 2019 |

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

Jean A. Pearson, age 90, of White Oak, died May 17, 2019, at Hempfield Manor, in Greensburg.  Born August 16, 1928, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Emilia (Barone) Giannantonio and the wife of the late Robert L. Pearson.

 
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Robert E. Hester III

May 19, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Robert E. Hester III, 66, of McKeesport, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at Kane Regional Center, McKeesport.  Born in McKeesport on March 23, 1953, he was the son of the late Robert Emmett and Martha Minteer Hester II.  Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Mary C. Hester and is survived by cousins.  He was a member of Corpus Christi Church and a graduate of McKeesport Area High School.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6-8 PM, followed by a memorial service in the funeral home at 8:00 PM.

 


Arlene Gland Elias

May 19, 2019 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Arlene Gland Elias, 82, of White Oak, died Friday, May 17, 2019.  Born in the Bronx, NY on July 8, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Max and Ethel Weintraub Gland.  She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Sherman E. Elias, and by daughters, Ruth (Jacob) Gordon of Seattle, WA and Mimi (Mitch) Maizlech of Pittsburgh.  She was The Nana to Naomi (Aryeh) Ho, Aaron Gordon, Shui Maizlech, Sammy Maizlech, Sarah Baila Gordon, and the late David Menachem Gordon.  Great grandmother of Meir Ho and Dovid Simcha Ho, she is also survived by sisters, Claire Iszauk of McKeesport and Rosalie Opall of Uniontown.  A service will be held Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 with Rabbi Moshe Russell officiating.  Interment will follow in the New Gemilas Chesed Cemetery.  The family suggests contributions to the Congregation Gemilas Chesed, 1400 Summit Street, White Oak, PA  15131.

 


Benny Norris

May 18, 2019 |

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

Benny Norris, 92, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in AHN Jefferson Hospital.

He was born March 27, 1927 in Ensley, AL, son of the late Yancey Norris, Sr. and Rose Watson Norris Talley.  Benny was also preceded in death by siblings, Yancey Norris, Jr., Martha Norris-Hudson, Nelson Norris, and grandson, Russell Gallaway.

He was a member of Morning Start Baptist Church of Clairton and retired from US Steel.  Benny was also a proud United States Army veteran, who served during World War II. 

Surviving are his wife, Bessie Jean Norris of Pittsburgh; three children, Sandra (Roger) Norris-Stone of Lithonia, GA, Benny Norris, Jr. of Cleveland, OH, Alysa Norris-Hammons of San Francisco, CA; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

 
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