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Steven J. Swindell

September 23, 2021 |

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

Steven J. Swindell, age 34 of Castle Shannon, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at home.  Born January 25, 1987 in Pittsburgh, he is the son of Michael S. (MaryJane) Swindell of Bethel Park and Theresa Smith of Castle Shannon.  Steven was the owner of Tower Surplus and a sales representative for his father's business: PennDex.  Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother Michael Swindell of Castle Shannon; his sisters Amanda (Josh) Minoski of South Park and Paige Swindell of Bethel Park; his nieces and nephews: Royelle Servich, Charleigh, Cole, and Clyde Minoski, Georgia and Huck Urlakis; his aunts and uncles Patricia Smith of Bethel Park, Henry Smith of Smock, Charles (Judy) Smith of Scott Twp., Patricia Smith of Castle Shannon, Geraldine (Ed) France of Canonsburg, and Patricia (David) Shelpman of Castle Shannon; and finally his loyal and loving dog Paige. Steven was preceded in death by his grandparents Robert Swindell and John and Marilyn Smith; his aunts and uncles Richard Swindell, Jack Smith, Gerald Smith, and Susan Smith; and his special great uncle Charles Gillespie.  

 
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William E. “Bill” Lovell Jr.

September 23, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

William E. “Bill” Lovell Jr. passed in his home surrounded by his loving family on September 18, 2021 at the age of 82. Bill was the devoted husband of the late Kathleen (Smith) Lovell. He was the loving father of Billy (Kylie) and Kelley (Terry) Bradich. Proud grandfather of Kayle, Logan, Nathan and Ayden.

Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the V.F.W. He was also a Volunteer Fireman, member of the C.F.U, and the Polish Club. Bill was a former baseball and soccer coach for E.A.A. He loved to bowl and golf. Most of all, Bill loved his kids and grandkids.

 
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JoAnn Pickle

September 22, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

JoAnn Pickle, 54, peacefully passed on Sunday, September 19, 2021. JoAnn was the beloved daughter of Joseph and Rose (Curci) Pickle. Special sister of Mary (Homer) Bonner, Joseph (Bonnie) Pickle, Carmella Pickle, Rose Mary Covato, Peggy (Jim) Saccamango and the late Pauline (surviving husband, Robert) Sanner and the late James (surviving wife, Millie) Pickle. Joann was also survived by her loving nieces and nephews.

JoAnn  was active in the Special Olympics, member of the CLO. She was also formally employed at Pizza Hut, enjoyed bowling, swimming, ceramics and playing the drums. Most of all JoAnn enjoyed her family and  the love they shared with her throughout the years.

 
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Edward F. Callahan

September 22, 2021 |

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

Edward F. Callahan, age 68, of McKeesport, died September 20, 2021, at Canterbury Place.  Born January 18, 1953, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Celestine and Agnes (Pipp) Callahan.  Edward served in the Marines and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Gloria Nash; children, Patricia Callahan, Amber Godfrey, Jessica Provins, Denny Callahan, and Lance Callahan; grandchildren, Mariah, Shay, Ryan, Landon, Delaney, Olivia, Heidi, and Melonie; great-granddaughter, Sophie Grace; brothers,  William, Charles, and John Callahan; sisters, Shirley Fairbanks, Zita Jimeneze, and Cynthia Callahan.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, David Callahan, and sister, Agnes Archibald.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.  Charles Danforth, Supervisor.

 


Marcia E. (Kish) Lombardo

September 22, 2021 |

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

Marcia E. Lombardo, age 68, of Port Vue, died September 22, 2021, at AHN Forbes Hospital.  Born October 24, 1952, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Yaga) Kish and the beloved wife of Greg Lombardo.  
Marcia worked for many years at the Palace Inn and then for Stratwood Catering.  She loved going to the beach, especially yearly trips to Ocean City and walking along the boardwalk.  She also enjoyed trying her luck at the Rivers and Meadows Casino.  Her time spent with her grandchildren was what she cherished most.

 
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Leslie Robert Fiduccia

September 22, 2021 |

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

Leslie Robert Fiduccia, age 74, of Liberty Borough, passed away on September 21, 2021, at AHN Jefferson Hospital.  Born April 19, 1947, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth (Evanko) Fiduccia and husband of the late Donna (Fry) Fiduccia.  Les was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in Vietnam.  He was a truck driver for almost 50 years.  In his pastime, he enjoyed walking his dog Lucy, spending time at the casino, and watching Westerns.  His most recent hobby was collecting Harley-Davidson shirts, shot glasses, and coins.  However, his favorite activity was spending time with his grandchildren.  He loved teasing them and making them laugh. Pap made sure he was there for all their significant milestones.

 
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Helvi E. Gogots

September 22, 2021 |

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

Helvi Sjöblom Gogots passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the age of 98. She was born March 3, 1923 in Alajärvi, Finland to Adolph and Anna (Takala) Sjöblom and came to the Pittsburgh area at the age of 6 months. She is survived by children, James Gogots (Joyce Hall) and Lynn (Chuck) Ejzak; grandchildren, Philip and Julia Ejzak; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph W. Gogots; brothers, Toivo and Edwin Sjöblom; and sister, Helen Jones. She spent most of her life in Jefferson Hills. After graduating from Clairton High School, she worked for All American Aviation, the predecessor of Allegheny Airlines/USAir. She also worked as a secretary for several firms and as a travel agent. She loved to travel and do ballroom dancing. She was a member of the West Jefferson Hills Historical Society, Scandinavian Society of Western PA, the Finlandia Foundation/Finnish Room Committee of the University of Pittsburgh, and Red Hat Society.

 
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Michael Paul Ballas

September 22, 2021 |

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

Michael Paul Ballas, age 84, of North Huntington, PA, passed away on September 21st, 2021 after a series of recent strokes and a courageous battle with cancer over the last 15 years. Michael was the beloved husband of Norma Lee Ballas for 58 years and loving father of Michael R. Ballas of Delaware and Mark Ballas of Alpharetta, Georgia. Michael was also survived by his brother Jack and wife Rita, sister Mary Elizabeth McCutcheon, brother, Paul and wife Jean.

Michael is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous loving friends.

 
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LaVerne Olive Denney

September 21, 2021 |

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

LaVerne Olive Denney, age 93, of West Mifflin, formerly of Port Vue, died on Monday, September 6, 2021. She was born in Pittsburgh on August 16, 1928 and is the daughter of the late John and Olive Taylor Newman. She is the wife of the late Albert Denney, who died on November 22, 2009. She was a secretary for many years in the Pittsburgh area.

 
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Walter Thomas Meyers

September 21, 2021 |

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

Walter Thomas Meyers, 91, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021 at home. He was born June 12, 1930 and was the son of the late Amos Elmer and Gladys Cullingford Meyers.  He was the loving husband of 63 years to the late Peggy Ann (Lloyd) Meyers who passed away in 2016.  Walter graduated from Elizabeth High School as Valedictorian and obtained a degree in accounting from the College of Holy Cross. He was a member of Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth. He was a U.S. Navy Commander who served in The Korean and Vietnam Wars and retired after 23 years of service.

 
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Mary Nicoludis

September 21, 2021 |

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

Mary Nicoludis, age 84, of White Oak, died September 19, 2021, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born June 15, 1937, in Kalavarda, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Emmanouel and Despina (Zervos) Maroulakis.

Mary was a hairstylist and owned a shop most of her career.  Later in life, she still enjoyed cutting and styling hair for friends.  As a long-time member of Annunciation of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church in White Oak, she cherished the friendships made over the years there, and they became a part of her family.

 
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James Joseph Walsh

September 21, 2021 |

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

James Joseph Walsh, age 89, of Port Vue, died, September 17, 2021, at home. Born September 17, 1932, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late James "Red" and Blanche (Wintermeyer) Walsh and the husband of Eleanor R. (Whitehead) Walsh for 65 years.
James retired from US Steel, Duquesne Works, where he was a steelworker. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War. James was a member of the Port Vue American Legion Post #447. He loved all Pittsburgh sports, and in his early years, coached baseball for the American Legion teams.

 
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Darlene Kutzfar

September 20, 2021 |

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

Darlene Kutzfar, 73, of Glassport ,passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 26, 1947 in North Versailles and was the daughter of the late Patrick and Dorothy (Baker) Harding.  She was the wife of the late  Robert Stanley Kutzfar who passed away in 2005.  Darlene loved the Steelers and enjoyed cheering them on during games. She loved her family, everyone was always welcome in her home and everyone friends and family alike called her "Gram". She was a strong person and had a huge heart. She would do anything for anyone. She will be greatly missed.

 
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Charles E. Donnelly

September 20, 2021 |

By Finney Funeral Homes | Posted in: Finney Funeral Homes

Charles Edward “Chuck” Donnelly, 64 of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021, at home. He was born in McKeesport on November 12, 1956, to the late Robert and Rita Morally Donnelly. Chuck was the loving husband of many years to the late Debbie Furst Donnelly. He is survived by his sister Colleen (Ray) Hicks of West Mifflin and his brother Robert (Jackie) Donnelly Jr. of Clairton. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews as well as his great nieces and nephews. Further survivors include 9 sister-in-laws and 5 brother-in-laws. Chuck had a soft spot for animals, especially his dog Chelsea, by whom he was preceded in death. He was a former member of the Italian Club of Glassport, the WAC Club, and Club 46. He enjoyed watching Pittsburgh sports, his favorite team being the Pittsburgh Steelers. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A blessing service will be held at Round Hill Cemetery on Friday October 1st, 2021, at 12:00 pm, to be followed by interment. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.

 


Eleanor M. Buck

September 20, 2021 |

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

Eleanor M. Buck, 88, of Munhall, formerly of West Mifflin, PA passed away peacefully with her loved ones by her side on Monday, September 13, 2021.  She was born June 22, 1933 in Duquesne and was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Hudak) Stuno. Eleanor was the wife of the late Paul M. Buck.  She was the co-owner of the former White Oak Florist and also worked at the former Kopriver Florist in Duquesne. Eleanor served as past Secretary of the local Teleflora organization. She leaves a legacy of supreme cookie baker and was known to carry cookies to most every event or visit she attended.

 
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