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Deborah "Debbie" E. Radu

August 20, 2019 |

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

Deborah “Debbie” E. Radu, age 59, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport, died Monday, August 19, 2019. She was born in McKeesport on September 28, 1959, the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Miller Radu. She was a member of St. Mark’s Parish in Port Vue and Liberty Boro, where she sang with the parish choir and taught CCD.

 
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Nicholas Karlovich

August 20, 2019 |

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

Nicholas Karlovich, age 89 of Oakdale, Pa died August 19, 2019 at Concordia in Monroeville. He was born February 10, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late Rudolph and Danica Karlovich. Nicholas was a hardworking construction worker. He was a proud member of the Masons, veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War and had a heart of gold. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Pauline, an infant son, David Michael, and ten brothers and sisters. He is survived by his niece Denise Pochan, grand nephew Michael and grand niece Melissa. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, Pa on Thursday from 6-8 p.m during which time a funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. . Private interment at Greene County Memorial Park. Because of his love of children and animals, memorial contributions may be made to a children's or pet charity of your choice. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com .

 


Charlotte E. Scarcella

August 20, 2019 |

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

Charlotte E. Scarcella, age 85, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, died August 17, 2019. Born March 7, 1934, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Charles and the late Teswaja "Tessie" (Ornowski) Padjen.

 
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Ruby I. Escott

August 20, 2019 |

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

Ruby I. Escott, age 88, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, August 20, 2019.  She was born in Dravosburg on September 1, 1930 and is the daughter of the late Robert and Clarissa Trostle Boyd and the wife of the late William S. Escott, Jr.

 
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Bernice S. Brumfield

August 20, 2019 |

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

Bernice S. (Stewart) Brumfield, age 91, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Overlook Green Senior Living. She was a member of Mount Olive First Baptist Church in Clairton and she enjoyed cooking, baking and doing yard work. 

 
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James C. Mossburg

August 19, 2019 |

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

James C. Mossburg, age 72, of McKeesport, died August 15, 2019, at home. Born January 26, 1947, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Mossburg.

 
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Mary (Vockley) Koshut

August 18, 2019 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Mary (Vockley) Koshut, 92, of Duquesne, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, August 16, 2019. Born November 28, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Mile and Bozicha Vijaklija. She was the beloved wife of the late William Joseph Koshut. She is survived by two sons,  William John (Lynn) Koshut, and Thomas Michael (Erin) Koshut , a daughter, Theresa Koshut, and four grand children, Cara, William Joseph, Mary Addison, and Samuel Koshut. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne.

 
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Mark J. Lazzaro

August 18, 2019 |

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

Mark J. Lazzaro, 76, of North Huntingdon, went to be with his Lord and Savior August 17, 2019. He was born September 21, 1942 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Joseph J. and Josephine M. (Mazzei) Lazzaro. Mark was a bus driver for most of his working life and drove over 3,600,000 miles as a safe bus driver. He worked for Lincoln Coach, Pennsylvania Coach, 88 Transit, and Community Life. He also worked at Sam’s Club. At age 59 he rode his bike with friends 45 miles from Ohiopyle to Sutersville.
 
Mark excelled at everything he did. He was a member of Norwin Christian & Missionary Alliance Church where he served as an elder, a devoted Sunday school teacher and was in charge of the church van. Mark battled cancer courageously and valiantly with a trust and faith in Jesus as his savior beyond all measure. Mark was a Marine Corps disabled veteran and a member of the Marine Corps League.
 
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Bruce A. Rush

August 18, 2019 |

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

Bruce A. Rush, age 66, of Smithton and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at home. He was a retired millwright at U.S. Steel National Tube in McKeesport and a U.S. Navy Veteran of Vietnam. He was a member of the Smithton American Legion Post #790 and an avid tournament pool player in the APA League.

 
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Theodore M. "Bud" Schorr

August 18, 2019 |

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

THEODORE M. "BUD" SCHORR age 97, of West Mifflin, on August 16, 2019 at the home of his son. He was a son of the late Theodore and Irene (Manns) Schorr. Bud was retired from US Steel Duquense Work. A member of St. Joseph's Church, Duquense. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, writing to people and traveling. He proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II; husband of the late Mary Jane (Dougherty) Schorr; father of Janice Schorr of Salt Lake City, Utah and Paul (Amy) Schorr of West Mifflin; also five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; brother of Jerry Schorr of White Oak, Rene (late Jim) Eisenhuth of Boalsburg, PA, the late Alberta Schorr, late Walter Schorr, late Theresa (late Bob) Fontanese, late Dolores (late Joseph) McKenna and late Mary (late Thomas) McAraw. Visitation Monday, August 19th from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave. Duquense 412-466-3300 where a blessing service will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church at 10 a.m. Celebrated by his nephews, Rev. John McKenna and Deacon Thomas McAraw. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in West Mifflin with Military Honors. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project . 

 
 
 


Kenneth R. Rhodes Sr.

August 17, 2019 |

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

Kenneth R. Rhodes Sr., 56, of Irwin, died Saturday August 10, 2019. He was born December 9, 1962 in McKeesport, a son of the late David and Frieda (Miteneger) Rhodes and was also preceded in death by brothers Thomas and James Rhodes. Ken was a retired cook. He is survived by his children Tanya Edwards, Kenneth R. Rhodes Jr., and Brittany Rhodes; nine grandchildren; and the mother of his children Barbara Baxley.
 
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Theresa P. King

August 17, 2019 |

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

Theresa P. King, age 88, of West Mifflin passed away on August 16, 2019. She was born in McKeesport on Sept. 12, 1930. She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Nellie (Opilowski) Pobojeski, and 13 brothers and sisters.  She was retired from Equitable Gas Company after 34 years in billing.  She is survived by her loving daughter, Tracy King of Denver, CO, her grand dog Lola, and nieces and nephews. Services will be private.  Arrangements entrusted to Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Duquesne, PA.

 


William Richard Brown

August 17, 2019 |

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

William Richard Brown , 92, of Elizabeth Township, passed away at home on Friday, August 16, 2019. He was born February 7, 1927 in Elizabeth and was the son of the late Homer R. and Marjorie  (Thompson) Brown.  He was the  husband of the late Vera  (Meyers)  Brown who passed away October 17, 2012. They were married for 63 years. He was a member of the Elizabeth United Methodist Church and was a WWII US Navy Veteran. William was a retired Teacher and Counselor at North Irwin and Bethel Park School Districts.

 
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Col. Eugene Stanley Lynch

August 16, 2019 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Col. Eugene Stanley Lynch, 85, of Springfield, Va., died August 6, 2019. He was the son of Charles and Viola Lynch.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Virginia Lynch who he referred to her as honey or sweetie and first met her as part of his First Holy Communion class 14 years earlier; sons Michael E. Lynch, William S. Lynch, Brian Lynch; daughters Kathleen Pepper, Pamela Ott; grandchildren, Jeremiah, Sammy, and Kristopher Pepper, Michelle Appel and Matthew Lynch, Courtney and Julianna Ott; great grandchildren Ben and Alexis Pepper; brother Henry Lynch; sister Eleanor Nigro; and wonderful nephews and nieces. Gene was predeceased by his brothers Carl and Leonard Lynch, sister Dolores Gabany.

Gene was a Cadet at West Point as part of the Class of 1956. He attended daily Mass at the Catholic Chapel which helped him throughout his four years. He was an excellent athlete and loved playing intramural sports with lacrosse being his favorite. He was a US Army Ranger Paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division. He served in the Field Artillery during the Vietnam war. During his military service Gene coached his children’s sports teams and teaching his players the fundamentals. Coach Lynch immensely enjoyed his players improvements over the course of the season and his players loved playing for him. He served as an Usher and handed out bulletins at church.

After retiring from the Army in 1982, Colonel Lynch worked for Applied Research Corporation on NASA programs and later for Metters Industries rising to Chief Operating Officer until retiring from private industry.

 
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Vameer Davis

August 16, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Vameer Davis, 37, of Rickenbacker, Ohio, departed this life on Saturday, August 10, 2019, in Hamilton Township, Ohio.

He was born August 8, 1982, in Pittsburgh, PA, son of Leevan and Ruth Lena Davis of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Vameer formerly attended Creative Ministries Berachah, while residing in the McKeesport area.  He worked for a shipping and handling company in Columbus as a Forklift Operator.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother and father, Leevan and Ruth Lena Davis of Charlotte, North Carolina; children, DeShea Davis and Triston Davis and their mother and his devoted companion of fourteen years, Britney N. Brown all of McKeesport; siblings, Leevan Jefferson of Florida, VanTara Burney of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, VanLavar and Leticia Davis of Turtle Creek, VeeJay Davis and Vonbreem and Kayla Davis both of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Jessica Gentile of Penn Hills, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

 
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