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David A. Lycett Jr.

January 26, 2022 |

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

David A. Lycett Jr., age 75, of Port Vue, passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at home. He retired as a bus operator for Lynx in Orlando, FL. A Marine veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a lifetime member of the Wilson VFW. Born April 15, 1946 in Castle Shannon, he was a son of the late David and Alberta (Robinson) Lycett and partner of the late Joseph “Bill” O’Brien. He is survived by his sisters, Shirley Trail of Port Vue and Mary Trail of Gordonville; also, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 1-3 PM. Burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Joanne A. Skoko

January 25, 2022 |

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

Joanne A. (Mannas) Skoko, age 84, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. She was a retired sales representative for Altmeyers in Pleasant Hills and an avid reader. Born October 12, 1937 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna K. (Wilkes) Mannas and wife of the late Paul Skoko, She is survived by daughters, Arlene (Michael Campbell) Sandoval of Raleigh, NC, Eleanor (Scott Cullen) Schneider of Clairton and Patricia Rieber of Tampa, FL; sons, Ronald (Robin) Mundekis of Manito, IL, Wayne (Lisa) Mundekis of Springdale and Richard (Carol) Mundekis of New Castle; 18 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Lelia Schwab of Ohio, Patricia Mannas of Tennessee and Martha (Bill) Wilson of Butler; brothers, Richard (Jannas) Mannas of Butler and Michael Polky of Butler; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brother, Edward Mannas. No visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Joyce Householder

January 25, 2022 |

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

Joyce (Chapman) Householder, age 77, of Elizabeth, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at UPMC Mercy. She retired after 32 years as a customer service representative for National Real Estate in Robinson Twp. Born May 20, 1944 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Grace (Streyle) Chapman. She is survived by her husband of 13 years, David Glenn Householder; daughters, Paula Jo Cridge of Carnegie and Terri Lynn Cridge of Salt Lake City, UT; stepsons, Charles Andrew Householder of Elizabeth and Allen David (Ida) Householder of Cranberry Twp.; grandchildren, Emma Arwyn Householder and Lachlan Alexander Householder; also, nieces and nephews. No visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Austin D. Large

January 25, 2022 |

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

Austin D. "Bud" Large, age 79, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. An Army veteran, he was a retired coal miner for Consolidated Coal in Pittsburgh. He loved his children and grandchildren. Born January 30, 1942 in Large, he was a son of the late Austin L. and Grace (Hallas) Large. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kathleen A. (Milano) Large; daughter, Valerie (Jim) Piontek of Baldwin; sons, Steve (Sue) Large of Elizabeth Twp. and Michael Large; grandchildren, John McDonough, Megan McDonough, Shannon Troesch, and Carly and Samantha Large; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Large of Florida and James Large of Jefferson Hills; also, nieces and nephews. A memorial gathering will take place in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth, on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 3-7 PM. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Diane E. Brooks

January 24, 2022 |

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

Diane E. Brooks, age 67 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022 in UPMC McKeesport.  Born July 15, 1954 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Madeline (Frankovich) Gross.  A dispatcher and paramedic for Mon Valley 911 amongst others, Diane retired as a parking lot attendant with Parking Solutions at Jefferson Hospital.  In her spare time, she was a member of Pennsembles, the CFU Lodge #3 of Versailles, and the Lincoln Borough VFD.  Diane is survived by her husband of 43 years Robert C. Brooks; her children Dawn Brooks of McKeesport and Matthew Brooks of East McKeesport; her grandchildren Kaylee, Austin, Madalynn, Charles, Chad, Tyler, and Sierra; and her great-grandchild Nolan.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother John Gross and her uncle Richard Medved.

 
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John E. Dormihal

January 23, 2022 |

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

John P. Dormihal, age 67 of Buena Vista, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born December 28, 1954 in Braddock, he was a son of the late John and Stella T. (Vergot) Dormihal.  A US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War era, John worked as an ambulance driver for both CH Transcare and Community Life.  He is survived by his wife of 40 years Anna Marie (Rupcic) Dormihal, his children Stephanie (Sean) Cammarata of Swisshelm Park and Nicholas Dormihal of Buena Vista, and many cousins.  Besides his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister Betty Dormihal.

 
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Rhoda E. Sedlock

January 22, 2022 |

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

Rhoda E. (Swaney) Sedlock, age 92, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 in the comfort of her home and her children. Rhoda’s greatest joy in life was her family and being Grams to her grandchildren and Great Grams to her great grandchildren. She was well known over the years by family and friends for her lady locks and nut rolls. She was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate fan and knew all the players’ names and statistics and always looked forward to spring training and that first televised game. Born August 1, 1929 in Haydentown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Orville Swaney and Marie (Hefner) Swaney. Preceded in death in 2016 by her loving husband of 65 years of marriage, Walter J. Sedlock, she is survived by a son, Walter (Susan) Sedlock of Greensburg, PA.; daughters, Diane (Eric) Olsen of Billings, MT and Joyce (Dennis) Marburger of Stewartstown, PA.; eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, George Swaney and her sister, Margaret Rhodes. She was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Township. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth, PA on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 3-7 PM. A mass of Christian burial will take place on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 10 AM in St. Michael’s Church with Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairchance, PA. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Tok Sun Boissin

January 17, 2022 |

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

Tok Sun Boissin, age 87, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at home. Born November 24, 1934 in Kyungnam-Do, Korea, she was the wife of the late Fernand Alvin Boissin. She is survived by a son, Paul Boissin of Cincinnati, OH; daughter, Teresa Leonard of Pittsburgh; and grandchildren, Derek and Samantha Leonard. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Henry A. Boissin. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth, on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8PM. Private service and interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com

 


Bernard J. Derkas, Sr.

January 14, 2022 |

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

Bernard J. Derkas, Sr., age 84 of Versailles, passed away at home on Friday, January 14, 2022.  Born September 14, 1937 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Charles and Julia (Mallak) Derkas.  Bernie was a Veteran of the US Marine Corps, serving during the Korean War; was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish - St. Patrick's Church in Christy Park, and also worked as a self-employed furniture repairman and refinisher.  In his spare time, Bernie was a guitarist for the band "Shades of Country" and was a volunteer for the Rails to Trails program.  His family will remember his belief in hard work, humility, family values, and humor.  Besides his parents, Bernie was preceded in death by his wife Sandra (Hickman) Derkas, who passed away July 30, 2003, his son Mark Derkas, Sr., and his grandsons Vince and Daniel Derkas.  He was also preceded in death by his beloved dog, "Amos."  Bernie is survived by his children Cynthia (David) Krautz, Butch (Sandi) Derkas, and David (Sherry) Derkas; his eight grandchildren Anthony Derkas, Sr., Joe Derkas, Julie DeBlasio, Annie Krautz, Jes Krautz, Shelby Derkas, Mark Derkas, Jr., and Kayla Derkas; his four great-grandchildren Anthony Derkas, Jr., Paige Derkas, Vera DeBlasio, and Marky Derkas. 

 
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Raymond Duane Marshall

January 12, 2022 |

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

On Tuesday January 11, 2022, Raymond Duane Marshall, age 83, one of the finest of men to come out of Boston, PA, died surrounded by his family, just like he would have wanted. Raised by his parents Leslie and Margaret (Harper) Marshall along with his brother Leslie Jr, Ray learned to work hard, to serve his country, and most importantly to share his friendship and love with others without hesitation or judgement. He was a courageous and honorable man, the strong patriarch of our family, had the best memory of all of us, and always enjoyed a good sunburn during family vacations at Ocean City, MD.

 
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Paul T. Hrezo

January 12, 2022 |

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

Paul T. Hrezo, age 80, of Elizabeth Twp., formerly of Clairton, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a retired maintenance person for Philotechnics. An Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a member of St. John 23rd Parish in Elrama and American Legion Post 75 in Clairton. Born May 16, 1941 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late John M. and Pauline (Dzubay) Hrezo and husband of the late Rinelda “Suzie” (Sopko) Hrezo and Carol A. (Stout) Hrezo. He is survived by his son, Brian (Kathy) Hrezo of Warner Robins, GA; daughter, Kim (Jay) Ludwig of Clairton; grandchildren, Brandon and Molly Hrezo, Joshua, Jori and Kristofer Ludwig, and Tyler and Scott Herchelroath; great-grandchildren, Lillanna, Madelynn, Owen, Kinsley and Jaxx Herchelroath; his late Suzie's children, Toy Kildow of Elizabeth, Susann (Angelo) Donofrio of Long Island, NY, Alexa Siemon of Elizabeth Twp., Joseph (Helene) Sopko of Level Green, and their children; also, nieces and nephews.

 
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Daniel A. Cochran, Sr.

January 12, 2022 |

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

Daniel A. Cochran, Sr., age 101 of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.  Born October 18, 1920 in Clairton, he was a son of the late George D. and Helen (Allen) Cochran. 

A retired stationary engineer at US Steel - Clairton Works, Daniel was a US Marine Corps Veteran of World War II, a member of the former First United Methodist Church of Clairton, and a former member of both the Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge of Dravosburg and the VFW Post #803 in Wilson.  Daniel is survived by his wife Geraldine (Brown) Alderson Cochran; his son Daniel A. (Barbara) Cochran, Jr. of Upper St. Clair; his grandsons Robert (Amy) Cochran and their children Dean and Noah and Kenneth (Arrissa) Cochran and their children Alexander and Hannah; his step-children William D. (Sharon) Alderson, Jr. of Midland, MI; Donna Jean (Joe) Bartolomeo of Cape Coral, FL, David G. (Danette) Alderson of Jefferson Hills, Janine (Gary) Larsen of Tennessee, and Jonette A. (Paul) Emsurak of Elizabeth; his brother George Cochran; his sister Naomi Weis; and many step-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. 

 
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Barbara Granovitz

January 11, 2022 |

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

Barbara Granovitz, age 82 of White Oak, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital.  Born February 7, 1939 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Ann C. Bell.  A former registered nurse at both  Allegheny General Hospital and Western Psychiatric Hospital, Barbara also worked as a realtor for Coldwell Banker in Squirrel Hill.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Samuel M. Granovitz and her brothers Richard and Robin Bell.  Barbara is survived by her son Michael (Dina) Granovitz of Elizabeth Twp.; her grandchildren Grace, Gabriella, and Eden; and her brother Michael Bell of California. 

 
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Terry E. Wagner

January 10, 2022 |

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

Terry E. Wagner, age 78, of Buena Vista, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was a retired machinist and fireman for U.S. Steel Clairton Works. A Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War, he was a lifetime member and former chief of the Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company and a former member of the Mon-Yough Fire Defense Council. He was a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Crescent City, FL and spent his winters in Daytona Beach, FL since 1999. He was an avid gardener, hunter, NASCAR, and Bluegrass music fan. He spent many summers on his mountain in Meyersdale hunting with his nephews, David and Josh. Born September 9, 1943 in Indiana, he was a son of the late Owen C. and Iva D. (Cessna) Wagner. He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Wagner of Elizabeth Twp. and Lisa (James Letham) Wagner of Buena Vista; sister, Irene (John) Shaffer of Ebensburg; Jennifer and Lisa's mother, Karen Wagner of Elizabeth Twp.; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dwight, Milford and Wayne Wagner, and nephews, Darren and Tommy Wagner and Gregg "Buddy" Leipertz Jr. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 3-7 PM. A funeral service will take place on Thursday at 12 Noon in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Friends are also invited to a Celebration of Life gathering - even if unable to attend the service - at the Buena Vista Fire Hall Thursday at 1 PM. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Deborah Kay Rogers

January 10, 2022 |

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

Deborah Kay Rogers, age 67 of Tarentum, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 in UPMC Shadyside.  Born January 25, 1954 in Charleston, WV, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Georgia (Clark) Harper.  A graduate of the Community College of Allegheny County, Deborah was also preceded in death by her brothers Billy and Danny and grandson David.  She is survived by her husband Mark V. Rogers, Sr.; her children Daniel Harper of Portersville,  Dareen Harper of Millvale, Angel Harper, Alisha (Fred) Fricks of Liberty Borough, and Samantha (James) Frederick of Tarentum; her thirteen grandchildren; her ten great-grandchildren;  her siblings Rene Placosh, Linda Fisher, Cheryl Stewart, Sharon Harper, and Denzil Harper; and also dozens of nieces and nephews. 

 
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