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Betty Lou (Grant) Watt

January 14, 2021 |

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

Betty Lou (Grant) Watt, age 88, of North Versailles, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. She was one of twelve children from the late Walter and Mary Grant. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Donald Watt.

She is survived by her children Sandra Watt of Portland, Oregon, Donald Watt Jr. of North Versailles, Edward Watt of North Versailles, Janet Smyer of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Joanne (John) Pulice of Lower Burrell; grandchildren Jesse Watt, Ashley (Marlon) Lindros, Ronnie (Savannah) Smyer, Joshua Watt, Dani (Austin) Duncan, Amanda Charles and James (Skyler) Charles Jr.; and great grandchildren Aubrey Lindros, Arwyn Charles, Eli Watt and Henry Smyer.

 
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Shirley A. Weitzel

January 14, 2021 |

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

Shirley A. Weitzel, 91, of Indian Lake, passed away January 8, 2021 after a short, fierce battle with Covid-19 at Laurel View Village. She was born December 19, 1929 in Ridley Park and was the daughter of the late Jack and Helen (Thompson) Alexander. She was the wife of 53 years to the late Robert D. Weitzel, Jr. Shirley was raised in Ridley Park, Delaware County and graduated from West Chester State College. She taught elementary school, primarily, History and Science, for 5th grade for 30 years. After she was chosen to work in the classroom with the Bicentennial Project of 1776, she became the author or Land O'Goshen, a historical novel, a Tale of Chester County and dedicated it to all of the boys and girls of Chester county, most especially to her children, Patty, Emily and Andrew. Shirley and her husband retired to Indian Lake in 1990 and loved their lake life, including much gardening, bird watching, traveling and community service, just as much as they loved their grandchildren and many beloved pets.

 
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Michael Habali

January 14, 2021 |

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

Michael Habali, age 91, of Blaine Hill, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired after 41 years as a motorman for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. Born October 9, 1929 in Clairton, he was a son of the late John and Vera (Dulonich) Habali. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Phyllis (Webb) Habali; son, Michael (Sande) Habali of Daytona Beach, FL; daughter, Linda (Dr. Michael Fontana) Fontana of White Oak; grandchildren, Kandace (Jay) Kettren of North Huntingdon, Jason (Emily) Habali of Ormond Beach, FL and Jon Habali of Florida; great-grandchildren, Taylar Getsy, Kalei Getsy, and Luke and Jacob Habali; also, nieces. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandson, George, and sister, Mary Shepard. No visitation and services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Pearl R. Hart

January 14, 2021 |

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

Pearl Rozella Hart, age 86, of McKeesport, died on January 11, 2021.  She was born in McKeesport on September 21, 1934 and is the daughter of the late Orida and Jenny Pezel and is the wife of the late Harry Edward Hart.

 
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Jennifer Lee Bell (Bico)

January 14, 2021 |

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

Jennifer Lee Bell (Bico), age 52, of Coulter, died January 10, 2021, at UPMC McKeesport. Born January 3, 1969, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of John Sr. and the late Sandra L. (Scears) Bell and the wife of Ronald C. Bico, Sr.
Jenn worked in the nursing home care industry throughout her life. She was a hard-working woman of faith and family. Her grandchildren's happiness was the most important thing in her life.

 
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Lee A. DiPerna

January 14, 2021 |

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

Lee A. DiPerna, age 30, of Heidelburg, formerly of McKeesport, died January 10, 2021, in Pittsburgh. Born February 14, 1990, in McKeesport, he was the son of Edmund DiPerna and Lisa (Shaw) DiPerna.

 
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Kerry Jean Saussaman

January 14, 2021 |

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

Kerry Jean Saussaman, age 52 of North Huntingdon died January 12, 2021 at Forbes Regional Hospital. She was born August 28, 1968 in Bronx, New York, a daughter of Patrick Purcell and the late Barbara Englund Purcell. Kerry was formerly employed as a music school teacher. She enjoyed arts and crafts, painting and singing. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a son Jordan. She is survived by two sons, Tanner and Colby, two brothers, and her boyfriend Larry Baker. Services will be private. James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.

 
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Larry R. Nelson

January 14, 2021 |

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

Larry R. Nelson, age 66, of McKeesport, died January 8, 2021, at home. Born October 10, 1954, in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late James and Pearl (Baker) Nelson and the husband of Diana Diaz-Nelson.
Larry was retired from AT & T, where he worked in I.O.C., international customer service. He enjoyed collecting action figures and customizing action figures. He cared.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.
Owner, Chris Odasso

 


Carl Wallace Amman

January 13, 2021 |

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

Carl Wallace Amman, age 90, of White Oak, died Wednesday, January 13, 2021. He was born in Pittsburgh, on August 21, 1930 and is the son of the late Carl Wallace Amman and the late Amelia Sior Kelly. He worked as a draftsman in the engineering department and later retired as a foreman for US Steel National Works McKeesport. He also worked at the former Dunn Corporation in Carnegie for many years. He was also a very active member in the Beulah Park United Methodist Church.

 
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Don D. "Ho" Szymarek

January 13, 2021 |

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

Don D. "Ho" Szymarek, age 57, of McKeesport, died January 10, 2021, at home. Born May 21, 1963, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Donald Szymarek and Eileen (Boullion) Szymarek.

 
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Edmund Chiaverini

January 13, 2021 |

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

Edmund Chiaverini, age 97, of McKeesport, died January 12, 2021. Born January 1, 1924, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Louis and Mary (Ferry) Chiaverini and the husband of the late Elizabeth A. (DeFelice) Chiaverini.
Edmund was retired from US Steel, where he was a maintenance supervisor. Edmund was a WWll US Army veteran and served in Central Burma as part of the 3150th Signal Service Company. A member of the Mary Mother of God Parish, Edmund had a deep love of major league baseball, the New York Yankees, and watching old reruns of Columbo and Gunsmoke.

 
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Patricia Ziemianski

January 13, 2021 |

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

Patricia Ziemianski, age 76, of White Oak, formerly of North Huntingdon and Glassport, died January 12, 2021, at home surrounded by her family.  Born November 7, 1944, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marcella (Panek) Raymer and the wife of the late Richard Ziemianski.  Patricia was the owner and manager of The Ziemianski Inn in Glassport.  She was known for being a character and loved to laugh and always cherished being surrounded by her friends and family.  During her time at The Inn, she welcomed patrons from around the world and enjoyed sharing a Sunday meal.

 
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Madeline C. Sporio

January 13, 2021 |

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

Madeline C. Sporio, age 91 of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.   Born October 20, 1929 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Vincent and Luisa (Volpe) Macioce.  A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Madeline joins her husband, the late Lawrence Sporio, who passed away February 1, 1993.  She is survived by her sons Vincent (Sandy) Sporio of Clairton, Robert (Beverly) Sporio of Jefferson Hills, and Larry Sporio of Clairton; her grandchildren Gina, Leah (Jonathan Opiela), Michael, and Victor (Carol) Sporio, Jessica (Bob) Marlow, Sarah (Jamie) Elkowitz, and Amber (David) Herschelroth; her great-grandchildren Savannah Sporio, Sadie, Bode, and Riley Marlow, Ally and Essey Elkowitz, Abigail Sporio, Tamar, Eve, and Cy Herschelroth, Carly and Victor Sporio, and Holly Elkowitz; her sister Virginia (the late Joe) Sebastian of Clairton; and many nieces and nephews.  Besides her husband and parents, Madeline was preceded in death by her late sister Mary (the late John) DeRubeis.

 
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Karen (Barone) Higgins

January 13, 2021 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Alfieri Funeral Home

Karen (Barone) Higgins, of North Huntingdon, peacefully passed, on January 10, 2021 at the age of 58, with her family at her side. Karen was the beloved daughter of  Tony Barone and the late Dorothy “Dolly” (Nesta) Barone. She was the loving mother of Ronald Higgins, Jessica (Ross Becher) Higgins and Jamie (Brandon Lane) Higgins. Adoring grandmother of Jackson, Keira and Amara. She is also survived by her sisters, Dottie (Kenny) Altman and Aimee (Ron) Koch, brother, Tony (Eron) Barone, numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. Karen enjoyed reading and going to the beach. She adored her grandchildren and dogs.

 
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Alva B. Vasilich

January 13, 2021 |

By James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: James F. Kutch Funeral Home - Crematory

Alva B. Vasilich, North Versailles, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Millie (Mauger) Bertozzi. Loving wife of 66 years of the late Thomas E. “Babe” Vasilich. Beloved mother of James J., of Las Vegas, Nevada, Thomas E. Jr. (Mary Jane) of Port Vue.  Grandmother of Stacey (Chuck) Hughes, Thomas J., & Matthew J. Vasilich and the late Kaitlin Vasilich. Great grandmother of Trevor and Brielle Hughes.

 
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