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Pauline (Logo) Kendall

April 18, 2019 |

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

Pauline (Logo) Kendall, age 90 of the Wilson section of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in HCR ManorCare Whitehall.  Born August 27, 1928 in Coal Valley in Jefferson Hills, she was a daughter of the late George and Annie (Tatos) Logo.  A member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clairton, Pauline worked as a waitress at the Golden Gate Restaurant and ran the former Christina's Spaghetti House in Clairton.  She joins her husband, the late Abraham Kendall, and her siblings Mary Evanko, Ann Ulackovick, Julie Trasp, and Basil and John Logo. 

 
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Thomas Putt

April 18, 2019 |

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

Thomas Putt, age 79 of McCandless Twp., passed away at home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.  Born October 3, 1939 in Sharon, Thomas was a retired steelworker for US Steel who also worked at the Worrell Funeral Home in Sharpsburg and the Allegheny County Medical Examiners Office.  

 
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Janet Ann (Bernick) Berry

April 17, 2019 |

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

Janet Ann (Bernick) Berry, age 64 of Irwin, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.  Born November 2, 1954 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Ann (Tedora) Bernick. 

 
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George D. Kvasnak

April 15, 2019 |

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

George D. Kvasnak, age 90, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Norbert Personal Care Home in Pittsburgh. An Army veteran having served during the Korean War, he retired as the founder and owner of Garage Door Service Inc. in Elizabeth. 

 
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Bernadette Ann Stricklin

April 13, 2019 |

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

Bernadette Ann (Chasko) Stricklin, age 79, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired as an office manager for Biddle Chiropractic in Elizabeth. She was a former member of St. Michael Parish. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

 
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Lydia N. Adams

April 13, 2019 |

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

Lydia N. (Hrynyk) Adams, age 76, of Lincoln Borough, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired after more than 45 years as an insurance agent/tax preparer for Allegheny Insurance in McKeesport. She was a former member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in McKeesport. 

 
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Helen Totin

April 12, 2019 |

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

Helen Totin, age 88 of Port Vue, died peacefully Thursday, April 10, 2019, at her home, where she lived her entire life.   Helen was the youngest of nine siblings born to Wasil and Julia (Gocza) Totin on December 4, 1930 and lived an active life growing up with her two sisters, Marge and Anne and six brothers, Russell, John, George, Mike, Pete and Albert all of which predeceased her as well as one niece, Terri Anne Gibney. 

 
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Michael E. Krol Jr.

April 12, 2019 |

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

Michael E. Krol Jr., age 87, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Dunlevy Manor in Dunlevy. He was an Army veteran having served in the Korean War. A member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp., he was a retired mechanic for Sturman-Larkin Ford in West Mifflin. 

 
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Elizabeth R. Townsend

April 11, 2019 |

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

Elizabeth "Lib" R. (Davis) Townsend, age 87, of Gettysburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Genesis Health Care Gettysburg Center. A member of Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, she retired after 28 years as a deli manager for Marraccini's in Elizabeth. Libby was a good mother, a warm grandma, and a very proud great-grandma. She was a devoted sister, a beloved aunt, and loved all children and animals. She was an avid crocheter and a master bread baker. Her family always said, "She had the best buns in town." She was so proud that all of her kids and grandkids are fearless cooks and bakers. 

 
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Earl M. Stidard Jr.

April 11, 2019 |

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

Earl M. Stidard Jr., age 68, of Forward Twp., passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a retired maintenance worker for the Elizabeth Forward School District and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. Born February 17, 1951 in Forward Twp., he was a son of the late Capt. Earl M. Stidard Sr. and the late Harriet (Martin) Stidard. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Linda (Kozemchak) Stidard; children, Earl M. (Becki) Stidard III of Elizabeth and Lora (Scott Peterman) Safran of Pleasant Hills; grandchildren, Ethan, Lilly, Eli and Aleksa; sister, Leah (Eugene) Palmer of Clairton; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Sylvia, Gerald and Harriet. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1 PM until the time of service at 3:30 PM with Pastor James Crosby officiating. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 
 


Claire A. Panico

April 10, 2019 |

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

Claire A. Panico, age 82 of West Newton and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 in Monongahela Valley Hospital.  Born February 23, 1937 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Catherine Stephens and was also preceded in death by her husband Anthony P. Panico, who passed away July 7, 2003, her son Anthony Todd Panico, and her sister Marian Spencer.  Claire is survived by her children Theresa (Barry) Huebner of West Newton, Timothy Panico of Herminie, and Ted Alan (JoAnn) Panico of Versailles; her seven grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her siblings Catherine Euabank of Virginia, Lorraine Knestaut of Morgantown, WV, and Anthony Stephens of Pittsburgh; and also nieces and nephews. 

 
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Kenneth H. Brown

April 05, 2019 |

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

Kenneth H. Brown, age 95 of Clairton, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 in Jefferson Hospital.  Born October 10, 1923 in Elizabeth, he was a son of the late George H. and Jennie (Harkness) Brown.  A US Army Veteran of World War II, Kenneth was a member of St. George's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Oakland and retired from US Steel's Clairton Works.  He is survived by his wife of 67 years Evelyn (Green) Brown; his siblings Sharon (Vernon) Shotwell of Spring Hill, TN and Don (the late Clementine) Brown of Yardley; and also many nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his brothers Russell, Richard, and George "Dale" Brown.  

 
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Edwin E. Joki

April 05, 2019 |

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

Edwin E. Joki, age 94, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Southwestern Nursing Care Center. A Navy veteran serving during World War II, he was a retired management engineer for LTV Steel in Pittsburgh. Born July 22, 1924 in New Castle, he was the husband of the late Lucille M. (Leshen) Joki. He is survived by special friend, Tammy Raymond and family. A graveside service will take place on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:30 PM in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville with the Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


William Thomas Shaw Sr.

April 02, 2019 |

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

William Thomas "Tom" Shaw Sr., age 72, of Beaumont, TX and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Veterans Administration Healthcare System in Oakland. He retired as an owner/operator independent truck driver. A former member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp., he was a Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War. 

 
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Sylvia S. Nestler

March 29, 2019 |

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

Sylvia S. Nestler, age 83, formerly of Elizabeth Twp. and Clairton, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Southwestern Nursing Center. She was a retired cook for Sisters of St. Francis in Brentwood. 

 
 
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