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Kevin W. Knox

October 15, 2021 |

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

Kevin W. Knox, 61, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 at UPMC East, Monroeville.  He was born January 9, 1960 in McKeesport, a son of the late Walter and Dolores Knox.  Kevin was the assistant manager at Norwin Towne Square Shop 'n Save.  He was a drummer in the U-Betz Band and enjoyed music and playing video games.  He is survived by his wife, Karen (Mallen) Knox; son, Adam (Ashley) Knox; daughter, Nicole (Graham) Knox; brother, Eric (Heather) Knox; and grandson, Vinnie.  Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Melissa Lee (Grefost) Lane

October 15, 2021 |

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

Melissa Lee (Grefost) Lane, 65, of Wilmerding, formerly of Forward Township, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at home. She was born May 20, 1956 in Monongahela and was the daughter of the late Robert Joseph and Dorothea Elizabeth (Herget) Grefost. Melissa was a1974 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and was a Photographer and a DJ. She is survived by her sisters, Priscilla (Thomas) Hewitt of Forward Township and Cynthia (David) Long of Jacksonville, Fl, and nieces and nephews. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


David Ralph Orr

October 15, 2021 |

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

David Ralph Orr, 76, of White Oak, formerly of Hendersonville, NC, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021. He was born March 2, 1945 in Hendersonville, NC and was the son of the late Ralph Richard and Bernice Lavinia (Carr) Orr. He was the husband of the late Shirley Ann (Turbeville) Orr and the late Brenda Orr. David was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Irwin. He was a retired Machinist and had worked for the family business, the former Barclay Machine Corp. in Hendersonville. 

 
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Sandra Sue Maitland

October 15, 2021 |

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

Sandra Sue Maitland, age 73, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2021, at UPMC McKeesport. Born November 1, 1947, in Ambridge, PA, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Marjorie L. (Newell) Salonus and the wife of the late James E. Maitland.
Sandra retired as an LPN. She was a practicing Jehovah's Witness. In her spare time, she enjoyed doing arts and crafts, reading, listening to music, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Sandra is survived by her son, Richard Basinger; grandchildren, David, Daniel, Sayge, Faith, Emily, Alexis, and Stephanie; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Harrison; siblings; Mary Ellen Rockwell, of Cranberry, and William Salonus, Jr., of Wisconsin.

 
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Ronald "Ronnie" Martell

October 15, 2021 |

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

Ronald Martell, age 62, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  Born March 13, 1959 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Samuel J. and JoAnn Santoline Martell.  He is survived by his brothers, Dean Martell of Pittsburgh, and Philip (Trisha) Martell of Elizabeth; nephews, Jordan (Bethany) Martell-Hatchett,  Garrett Martell, nieces, Alexandra, Maya Martell, and Gabby Tedesco, great-nieces, Alivia and Vanessa Hatchett, and aunt Rose "Tootie" Kehoe.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Marie Martell.  Funeral arrangements for Ronald are private at the request of his family and in the charge of the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, Clairton. 

 


Tina M. Anderson

October 15, 2021 |

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

Tina M. Anderson, age 61, of McKeesport, died October 12, 2021, at UPMC McKeesport. Born January 30, 1960, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Dorothy (Campbell) Neish and the wife of Jack L. Anderson, Jr.
She was a loving wife and mother, always there when needed. Her greatest joy and the light of her life was caring for her granddaughters. Tina retired from Forbes Hospital, where she was a secretary.
In addition to her husband, Tina is survived by her sons, Jason Anderson of Dravosburg, and Kris (Caitlin McKelvey) Anderson of Peters Township; granddaughters, Savia and Rylee; nieces and nephews; beloved pet dog, "Jake."

 
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Donald W. Montgomery

October 15, 2021 |

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

Donald W. Montgomery, 96, of White Oak, died Sunday October 10, 2021 in Excela Westmoreland Hospital. He was born March 1, 1925 in Turtle Creek, the son of the late William and Clara B. (Jones) Montgomery. He was a WWII Army veteran who served at Normandy, France, and was a member of American Legion Post 701, White Oak. He was a retired fireman for the Union Railroad and a member of Valley Lodge, No 613, F. & A.M., Turtle Creek. He is survived by his cousin Barry Harper and many friends including lifelong friends Shirley Kemerer Mudra and her husband P.J. and Gary Madeira and his wife Kim.

 
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Matthew John Borrelli

October 14, 2021 |

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

Matthew John Borrelli, 95, of Ashburn, Virginia formerly of White Oak, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Matthew was born September 21, 1926, in McKeesport, PA to the late Louis and Mary (Delfini) Borrelli.

 
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Stella Demeri

October 14, 2021 |

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

Stella Demeri, of Glassport, died on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. She was born in Glassport on March 8, 1931 and is the daughter of the late Martin and Kate Skalski Tomcheck. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert Demeri.

 
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MaryLou Cavanaugh

October 14, 2021 |

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

MaryLou Cavanaugh, age 80, of Duquesne, passed away on October 13, 2021. She was born in McKeesport, on July 11, 1941. She formerly worked at U.S. Steel-Duquesne Works and later did marketing. She enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her sons, Robert Cavanaugh, at home, and James Cavanaugh; her companion of 40 years, Frank Terek; and her grandchildren, Chelsea Frazier and Shayna Cavanaugh. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 2-4 P.M. followed by a Funeral Service at 4:00 P.M. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.

 


Dolores "Dolly" Kopay

October 14, 2021 |

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

Dolores “Dolly” V. Kopay, 92, of West Mifflin, died Oct. 14, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late John and Victoria Miskanic and wife of the late Albert J. Kopay, Sr.  She is survived by her daughter Jamie (James) Pace; sons Albert “Jimbo” (Debbie) Kopay, John “Jody” (Debbie) Kopay and Jerold “Jerry” (Theresa) Kopay; sisters Jeanette Mathe and Victoria Stojakovich; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Richard Lee Miller Jr.

October 14, 2021 |

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

Avid hunter, genuine family man, and the best Pap Pap in the world, Richard Lee Miller Jr., age 71, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. Rich was a 1968 graduate of the South Allegheny School District. He was a retired cement mason from Local 526 and was a member of the Junior Order United American Mechanics, Coal Valley Council #98. He was a long-time employee of more than 40 years at McHolme Builders Inc. in Elizabeth. Rich took great pride in his four grandchildren. He would never miss a softball, baseball, or soccer game they had, even if he had to watch his South Carolina grandchildren on video! Those four kids were his pride and joy. Born March 25, 1950 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Richard Sr. and Alice (Hansen) Miller. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Gloria Jean (Drnach) Miller; daughter, Allison (Gary) Grimm of Elizabeth Twp.; son, Richard Lee (Jennifer) Miller III, of Fort Mill, SC; PROUD Pap Pap of Alivia, Nathan, Molly, and Noah; siblings, Carol Silverstein, Barry, James and Ronald Miller; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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Mary Jane Murphy

October 14, 2021 |

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

Mary Jane Murphy, 100, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Independence Court of Monroeville.  She was born August 1, 1921 in Scottdale, Pa, a daughter of the late William and Margaret Haines Hawthorne. Prior to her retirement, Mary Jane was employed as a secretary by ANDCO Construction. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irwin, Amaranth Grand Royal Matron of Pa. and the past Worthy  Matron of the Eastern Star, Irwin Chapter.

 
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Carol Ann Sutton

October 12, 2021 |

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

Carol Ann Sutton, 66, of Greensburg, passed away Monday, October 11, 2021. She was born April 13, 1955 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Howard B. Sutton of West Newton and the late Carol E. (Kennedy) Snyder. Carol was a member of City Reach Church in Charleroi and was a Critical Care Registered Nurse. She had worked at McKeesport Hospital, and St. Catherine's Hospital and John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Long Island, NY.

 
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Dorothy E. Barfield

October 12, 2021 |

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

Dorothy E. Barfield, age 94, of North Versailles, died on Sunday, October 10, 2021. She was born in Wilson on April 6, 1927 and is the daughter of the late Lawrence C. and Marguerite Keenist Porter. She was the wife of the late Herman “Jack” Barfield. She retired in 1987 from 30 years of service with the Sears Department Store catalogue

 
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    Oct 2021

    Kevin W. Knox

    Melissa Lee (Grefost) Lane

    David Ralph Orr

    Sandra Sue Maitland

    Ronald "Ronnie" Martell

    Tina M. Anderson

    Donald W. Montgomery

    Matthew John Borrelli

    Stella Demeri

    MaryLou Cavanaugh

    Dolores "Dolly" Kopay

    Judy A. Evan

    Richard Lee Miller Jr.

    Mary Jane Murphy

    Carol Ann Sutton

    Dorothy E. Barfield

    George W. Haile, Sr.

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