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Anthony M. Salvi

July 18, 2019 |

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

Anthony M. Salvi, age 86, of McKeesport, died July 17, 2019, at The Grove at Irwin, in North Huntingdon. Born June 12, 1933, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Verno) Salvi and was the husband of the late Judith (James) Salvi.

 
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Patricia Ann Harris

July 17, 2019 |

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

Patricia Ann Harris, age 87, of McKeesport, died July 17, 2019.  She was born in McKeesport on October 17, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Ida Mondin Forsberg and her late husband, Elmer.  She is the wife of the late John “Jack” H. Harris.  She was retired from Penn State University after 40 years of service, working in their Continuing Education Program.  She was the Volunteer Coordinator at McKeesport Heritage Center and Co-Chair of the Festival of Trees.  She organized the Penn State Retirees Luncheon Group and volunteered for many years for McKeesport International Village. Pat truly loved the city of McKeesport.

 
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Cheryl A. Banko

July 17, 2019 |

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

Cheryl A. Banko, 59, of East Pittsburgh, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  She was born January 12, 1960 in McKeesport, daughter of Darlene Stewart and the late Richard M. Banko.  Prior to her retirement, Cheryl was a deli clerk for Shop 'n Save.  In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Joseph Stewart Sr.  She is survived by her son, Bruce (Amanda) Nguyen; daughter, LeeAnn Nguyen; brother, Joseph (Iris) Stewart Jr.; sister, Deborah (William) Lubatti; grandchildren, Anthony, Orin, Aiden; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  There will be no visitation.  Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Clark M. Kerr

July 16, 2019 |

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

Clark M. Kerr, age 90, of Irwin, died July 14, 2019. He was born in Turtle Creek and the son of the late Mary and Edwin O. Kerr. He graduated from Turtle Creek High School then served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After serving in the military, he earned a bachelor degree from Slippery Rock University and a master’s degree from Indiana University. He taught at South Fork, Gateway, and 25 years as a guidance counselor in the Hempfield Area School District. He was preceded in death by son-in-law Ben Lubinsky, brothers Blaine Craig, Carl Kerr, and sister Elva Zenk. Surviving are his wife Mildred Patterson Kerr, two children: Dr. Clark M. Kerr, Jr (Judy), Lori Lubinsky, five grandchildren: Nathan (Dory)Kerr, Travis Kerr, Whitney (Ryan) Driscoll, Lauren (Dan) Blaszkowski, and Taylor (Lane) Waltenbaugh, and two great-grandchildren: Maxwell Kerr and Peyton Blaszkowski.
 
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Crystal L. Dahlstrom

July 15, 2019 |

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

Crystal L. Dahlstrom, age 28, of Aliquippa, formerly of South Park, died July 9, 2019, at AHN Jefferson Hospital. Born August 16, 1990, in Monroeville, she was the daughter of the late Richard M. Dahlstrom Jr. and Rhonda (Bench) Dahlstrom.

 
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Edward J. Baumgart Jr.

July 15, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Edward J. Baumgart Jr., 67, of Tennessee, formerly of Finleyville, died Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Beloved husband of 22 years to Debbie (Tkac) Baumgart; loving father of the late Andrew “Bummy” Baumgart; son of the late Edward J. Sr. and Marie (Meyer) Baumgart; stepson of the late Regina (Fogarty) Baumgart; brother of Bob “Butch” (Darlene) Baumgart, and the late Mary Ann (survived by David) Ritter.

 
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Joseph Michael Bulischeck

July 15, 2019 |

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

Joseph Michael Bulischeck, 75, of Versailles, passed away Sunday, July  14, 2019. He was born February 3, 1944 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Bulischeck. Joseph was a Scrapper and had previously worked for the former US Steel National Tube Works . He was a former Fireman in Versailles.

 
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Edward Nicholas Druga

July 15, 2019 |

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

Edward Nicholas Druga, 86, of White Oak, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born December 13, 1932 in Duquesne and was the son of the late Jan and Susan (Homol) Druga. Edward was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Duquesne and was a retired Machinist from US Steel Homestead Works "Big Shop".  He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.

 
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Michael A. Riley, Jr.

July 15, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Obituary

Michael A. Riley, Jr., age 86, of Gibsonia, formerly Brookline, on July 14, 2019.  Born on February 17, 1933 in McKeesport, PA, son of the late Michael A. Riley, Sr. and Katherine Carr Riley.  Also preceded in death by his brothers, the late Thomas Riley, killed in WWII, the late Robert (late Rita) Riley, and one sister, the late Margaret Denney.

Beloved husband for 54 of Caroline Schwab Riley, whom he married on August 28, 1965.  Loving father of Michael Andrew "Andy" (Sandra) Riley III and Julie (Alexander) Tschammer-Osten.  Proud grandfather of Katherine, Julia, Ava, & Annika.

Born and raised in McKeesport, PA, Michael was a Korean War Army Veteran, attended Robert Morris College, and worked for 32 years for U.S. Treasury Department as an IRS Agent.  He was a member of Brentwood VFW, Brookline American Legion, Dormont AARP, and a longtime member of Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Brookline and recently St. Richard Catholic Church in Gibsonia.  In his retirement years, Mr. & Mrs. Riley traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada, & Europe.  The Riley's moved to Gibsonia in 2015 to be near family.

 
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Georgia Jean Gentile

July 15, 2019 |

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

Georgia Jean Gentile, 72, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, July  13, 2019. She was born July 16, 1946 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Hunter J . and Francis (Edgar) Lohman. She was a member and Eucharistic Minister at St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township. Georgia was retired from UPMC Shadyside and had previously worked at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Leda B. Healey

July 14, 2019 |

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

LEDA B. HEALEY age 86 of West Mifflin, on July 14, 2019, at home.  A daughter of the late Gailen & Phoebe (Wilson) Boger, she was a retired Food Service Worker for West Mifflin School District.  She was a member of Terrace Church of the Nazarene in West Mifflin, where she was their former treasurer & organist, a volunteer at the Salvation Army in Braddock & Missionary President in 2009-2010.  She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Healey; Mother of Lynette (David) Wahl of West Mifflin, Erin (Diane) Healey of Munhall, Warren Healey of West Mifflin, Brenda Healey of Greensburg, and Andrea (Malcolm) Andress of West Mifflin; Grandmother of Steven (Jessica) Healey, Kristen (John) Parise, Kaylyn Andress, Keyshawn Andress & Gregory (Nancy) Wahl; 5 Great Grandchildren.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where her funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Peter Roy officiating.  Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. 

 
 


Stan A. Hebda

July 14, 2019 |

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

STAN A. HEBDA age 101, of Duquesne, on July 13, 2019 at home.  A son of the late Vincent & Blanche (Fularz) Hebda, he was a retired Steelworker and former member of the former St. Stephen’s R.C. Church in McKeesport where he was an usher, member of the choir and their dart team.  He loved to read, especially Westerns, singing, golf & dancing.  He volunteered at Kane-McKeesport & was a lifetime member of the P.N.A. in McKeesport. One of his claims to fame was that he had a hole in one on August 30, 1974 on the #13 hole of 148 yds. at Butler’s Golf Course.  He was also a lifetime member of the Carpenter’s Union & was in the Civilian Conservation Corps.  He was the beloved husband of 58 years to the late Margaret B. (Kochmar) Hebda.  He is the Father of Mary Ann Hebda & Ellie Hebda, both of Duquesne, and the late Marge (late Michael) Radecki; Grandfather of John (Mary) Radecki, Keri Radecki & the late Kris Radecki; Great Grandfather of Parker Radecki, Madison Radecki & Rylie Smith; Brother of the late Blanche (late Chester) Rymarz, late Mary (late Harold) Kite, late Ted (late Ethel) Hebda, late Walt (surviving spouse Lois) Hebda, late John (late Eleanor) Hebda, late Tom (surviving spouse Fran) Hebda; also many loving Nieces & Nephews.  Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. & Friday, July 19, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300.  Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin. 

 
 


Donna J. Emelo

July 14, 2019 |

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

DONNA J. EMELO age 66 of North Huntingdon on July 13, 2019.  A daughter of the late Richard E. & Mary L. (Esek) Jordan, she had 40 years of service at Bechtel-Bettis as an Administrative Support Specialist in the Shipping and Receiving Department. She enjoyed swimming & her family was her hobby.  She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Thomas Emelo; sister of Kathy (Bill Platt) Bowen of Dravosburg, Susan Radocay of Liberty Boro, Beverly (James) Stavor of West Mifflin and the late Richard (late Anna) Jordan; many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; sister-in-law of Kim (Andre`) Jeanneret of Ohio.  Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Inc., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, where her funeral service will be held at 8 p.m.

 


Mary Virginia O'Bryon

July 13, 2019 |

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

Mary Virginia O'Bryon, 97, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019.  She was born March 22, 1922 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Richard and Alma (Furlong) Oliver.  Mary attended Norwin Alliance Church and was an avid Bingo player.  She loved life and always treasured spending time with her family.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond O'Bryon; brother, Jess Alan Hoak; sister, Hazel Baker; and two grandchildren, Tracy and Scott O'Bryon.  She is survived by her sons, Robert O'Bryon and his wife, Merlyn and Donald O'Bryon and his wife, Janis;  grandchildren, Debbie (Bill) Jennette, DJ O'Bryon, Rachel (Andy) Long; and great-grandchildren, Kendra (Matt) Nicholas, Cody Jennette, Raimey, Hayden, Kendall and Cody O'Bryon, Maddox Long; and sister-in-law, Darlene Foster.  Friends will be received on Monday from 3-7 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norwin Alliance Church in memory of Mary.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Robert N. Petrosko

July 13, 2019 |

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

Robert N. Petrosko, 85, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday July 12, 2019.  He was born May 22, 1934 in McKeesport, a son of the late Peter and Mary (Crush) Petrosko.  Prior to his retirement, Robert was a tool and die maker for General Motors and a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of the 11th Ward Club, enjoyed playing the lottery and spending time with his family.  Bob was the life of the party, enjoyed social clubs and had ingenious ways of fixing things. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Olga Lazar.  He is survived by his wife, Peggy Dodds Petrosko; son, Robert Petrosko and his wife, Patricia; daughter, Paula Fiscante and her husband, John; brothers, Peter (Joan) Petrosko, Joseph (Paula) Petrosko; sister, Patricia (Clyde) Simmers; grandchildren, Justin Zebroski, Celene (Charles) Barno, Rose Fiscante; and great-grandson, Travis Barno.  Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 

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