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Frank J. Maringo

February 23, 2020 |

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

Frank J. Maringo, age 97, of North Versailles, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020. He was born January 4, 1923 in Monroeville, a son of the late John and Grace Maringo. He was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish, formerly known as St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport.

He was a proud Army veteran that served in World War II and went onto work as a draftsman for over 44 years at Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh before retiring. He was past member of the Fire Department of North Versailles station 214, the 305th Bombardment Group Memorial Association, the American Legion in White Oak, the AARP Versailles Boro Chapter 2911 and the Golden Key Club.

 
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George W. Blasko

February 20, 2020 |

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

George W. Blasko, age 89, of North Huntingdon Township, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020. He was born February 3, 1931 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Andrew and Helen Blasko. He was a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Irwin, the Irwin Moose for over 52 years, and the Police Rod & Gun Club in New Alexandra. He worked for over 37 years at Penn State Tool and Die in Irwin before retiring. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing at the camp in Bedford. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Thomas and Andrew Blasko.

 
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Anna (Sas) Patalsky

February 12, 2020 |

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

Anna (Sas) Patalsky, age 96, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Wilmerding, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was born February 20, 1923 in Kalisz, Poland, the daughter of the late Stephan and Barbara Sas. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband Stefan Stasiak and second husband Frank Patalsky. She is survived by her children Ted (Jacqui) Stasiak of North Huntingdon, Marion (Marty) Stasiak from Oakdale; Susan Tokarsky of North Versailles and Fran (Joe) Johns of Bethel Park; grandchildren Justin (Stefanie) Tokarsky, Stephanie Stasiak, Rebecca (Mark) Cottington, Melissa (Jon) Chillinsky, Veronica Johns and Miranda Johns; and great grandchildren Willow Chillinsky and Oliver Tokarsky.

 
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Jean Goldie Mandich

February 11, 2020 |

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

Jean Goldie Mandich, 84, of East McKeesport, died peacefully, Sunday, February 9, 2020 at home.  She was born May 16, 1935 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Joseph J. Sr. and Julia (Hallas) Goldie.  Jean was a dispatcher for Bell Telephone and a member of the Bell Telephone Retirees.  She is survived by her husband of over 63 years Edward L. Mandich and siblings Robert (MaryAnn) Goldie of McKeesport, Joanne (Ron) Bender and her family of Rock Springs, WY, and Joseph J. Goldie Jr. of East McKeesport.

 
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Susan L. (Norris) Filer

February 07, 2020 |

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

Susan L. (Norris) Filer, 68, of Pittsburgh, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday February 5, 2020. She was born May 15, 1951 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Lee and Jean (Calmus) Norris and was also preceded in death by a sister Pamela Mitall.

Susan was a caregiver in the healthcare field, but she devoted her life to raising her three children and, in recent years, “Grammy” delighted in helping to lovingly care for her five beautiful grandchildren. When not spending time with her family, she treasured time with numerous close friends, including card club, shared meals, and fun travels.

Whether family, friend, or stranger, Susan had a smile, warm hug, and kind word for every person who crossed her path. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin.

 
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Betty Jane (Hunt) Philipp

February 04, 2020 |

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

Betty Jane (Hunt) Philipp, age 88, of North Versailles, passed away February 3, 2020. She was born October 22, 1931 in Patton Township, a daughter of the late James and Luella Hunt. She was a long-time member of Linway United Presbyterian Church in North Versailles.

She enjoyed watching the Steelers, Penguins, and Pitt football, as well as going to bingo and dinners at the Ride and Hunt Club in North Huntingdon.

She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren and family dogs. She is survived by her daughters Pamela (Scott) Susan of Port Vue and Lorie (James) Moorhead of Rotonda West, Florida; grandchildren Jolene (Chris) Wilson, James (Patty) Moorhead; Mark (Shelly) Susan and Chad Susan; great grandchildren Sierra, Grant, Evelynn, Addison, James III, Savannah and Killian; and twin brother James Hunt from Kettering, Ohio.

 
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Charles “Chick” W. Schwer Jr.

February 04, 2020 |

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

Charles “Chick” W. Schwer Jr., age 72, of North Versailles, passed away February 2, 2020. He was born April 22, 1947 in Charleroi, a son of the late Charles (Genevieve) Schwer Sr.

He was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Parish in Wilmerding and owned many business in the past including the North Versailles Nursery.

He is survived by his wife of over 54 years Diane Schwer; sons Charles (Cheryl) Schwer III of Westmoreland City and Thomas (Cyndi) Schwer of East McKeesport; grandchildren Nina, Charles, Jacob and Maxwell Schwer; his father in law Daniel Santimauro; brothers Jack (Barbara) Schwer, Timothy Schwer and Patrick (Kathleen) Schwer; brother in law Daniel (Sandra) Santimauro; and nieces and nephews.

 
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Sandra R. (Santner) Gumbert

January 27, 2020 |

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

Sandra R. (Santner) Gumbert, age 60, of North Versailles, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020. She was born August 12, 1959 in McKeesport, a daughter of Joan Santner and the late Robert Santner. She attended Linway United Presbyterian Church in North Versailles and worked of over 30 years before retiring as a nurse’s aide at personal care homes in the area like Autumn Ridge, Lincoln Court and Juniper Village. In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her husband Lance C. Gumbert; brother Bob Santner; and sister Linda Santner. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her sons Nicholas (Ashley) Gumbert of West Newton, Nathan (Mary) Gumbert of East McKeesport and Neil Gumbert of East McKeesport; granddaughter Hana; and brother Jim (Whitney) Santner of East McKeesport.

 
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Genevieve A. Oreski

January 23, 2020 |

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

Genevieve A. Oreski, 94, of North Versailles, died Wednesday January 22, 2020. She was born January 18, 1926 in McKeesport a daughter of the late Thomas and Nellie Kolodziej and was also preceded in death by her husband Paul R. Oreski and children Judith and Michael Oreski. She was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish and attended St. Robert Bellarmine Church. She is survived by her son David Oreski of Baden.

 
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LaVerne S. (Ulichnie) Mihalik

January 14, 2020 |

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

LaVerne S. (Ulichnie) Mihalik, 85, of White Oak, died Sunday January 12, 2020. She was born August 24, 1934 in Braddock, a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Henry) Ulichnie and was also preceded in death by her husband Michael J. Mihalik Sr. LaVerne was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish, St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport, where she volunteered for the respite group of Catholic Charities and also the monthly grief recovery support group.

She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be greatly missed. She is survived by her children Bonnie (Joseph) Grott of McKeesport, Michael J. Mihalik Jr. (Peter Abraham) of Boston, MA, Lisa (James) Smith of Hopewell, and Susan (Michael) Ellsworth of Youngstown, OH; her grandchildren Brittany Smith, Tyler Grott, and Shannon and Kacey Ellsworth.

 
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Ron D. Gallagher

January 12, 2020 |

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

Ron D. Gallagher, 37, of Pittsburgh, formerly of White Oak, died Friday, January 10, 2020. He was born October 22, 1982 in McKeesport, a son of Ronald (Debra) Gallagher of Trafford and Sandra Pardoe of Florida. Ron was a graduate of McKeesport High School and was a self-employed HVAC contractor. He loved God, family, life, and sports and also loved all the children. In addition to his parents he is survived by his fiancé Lisa Birch and her children Addison and Peyton; his grandparents Roy “Larry” Gallagher and Norma Jean Hetherington; his siblings Shaun Gallagher and Kristin Marsella-Lash; nieces Aryana Marsella and Annabelle Lash; also aunts, uncles, and cousins.
 
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Leonard “Leo” J. Ostrosky

January 12, 2020 |

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

Leonard “Leo” J. Ostrosky, age 91, of East McKeesport, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was born November 6, 1928 in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late John and Catherine Ostrosky. He was a long time member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport and the American Legion in White Oak. He served in the US Army in Korea and went onto work for over 37 years as a Mill Wright for U.S. Steel in Braddock. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Teofil Ostrosky; and sister Cecilia Yohn. He is survived by his wife of over 67 years Bernice M. (Uschock); sons Thomas (Barbara) Ostrosky, James (Elizabeth) Ostrosky and David (Diane) Ostrosky; grandchildren Kimberly and Joseph Ostrosky and Katie (Adam) Yeargin; brother Robert (Judy) Ostrosky; and sister Patricia (John) Sauers.
 
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Daniel K. Mowery

January 08, 2020 |

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

Daniel K. Mowery, 75, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020. He was born May 27, 1944 in Irwin, a son of the late LeRoy and Helen (Barrett) Mowery. Dan was a 1962 graduate of Norwin High School, and was a proud U.S. Army veteran that served in the Vietnam Conflict from 1966 – 1968 receiving the Purple Heart. Prior to retirement he worked at Westinghouse (various locations), and as a corrections officer for SCI Pittsburgh and SCI Fayette. He was a lover of muscle cars especially his Corvette, a member of American Legion Post 359, Irwin, and a social member of North Irwin Fireman’s Club.

 
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Elaine M. (Manuele) Becker

January 07, 2020 |

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

Elaine M. (Manuele) Becker, 87, a resident of Redstone Highlands, formerly of Irwin, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. She was born September 6, 1932 in Munhall, a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Brennan) Manuele. Elaine was a graduate of Margaret Morrison Carnegie College.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Irwin, and was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Irwin Chapter 400, a Past Royal Matron of the Order of The Amaranth, Jeannette Chapter 25, and a charter member and past Worthy Advisor for the Irwin Chapter of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls. She was also a volunteer for Norwin Area Meals On Wheels for over 20 years.

 
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Lloyd Paul Miller

January 01, 2020 |

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

Lloyd Paul Miller, 87, of Irwin, died Tuesday December 31, 2019, at Golden Heights, Irwin. He was born October 9, 1932 in East McKeesport, a son of the late Lloyd P. and Esther Johnson Miller.

He was a retired employee of Bell Telephone with 37 years’ service. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin and a former active member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior, North Huntingdon. He was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict and an avid woodworker and bowler and enjoyed photography. He built both homes his family was raised in.

Paul wintered in Florida for many years with his late wife Suzanna and was a loving father and grandfather.

 
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