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Anna T. (Kojundzic) Milas

September 26, 2020 |

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

Anna T. Milas, age 101 of Jefferson Hills, passed away comfortably in her sleep on Saturday, September 26, 2020.  she was born April 17, 1919 in Clairton and lived a long and happy life.  Anna was preceded in death by her parents the late Michael and Helen (Unitas) Kojundzic; her husband of 36 years, Anthony W. Milas, who passed away September 7, 1981; and her son James (daughter-in-law Lynn) Milas, who passed away unexpectedly September 2, 2020.  Anna worked in the payroll department at KMart, retiring in 1989, and was known for making friendships that lasted throughout her life.  She was an active member of and volunteer at St. Thomas a'Becket Church in Jefferson Hills.  Anna will be remembered by all who knew her to be kind, generous, and caring.  She is survived by her sons Eugene M. (Carole) Milas of McMurray and Leonard (Lenna) Milas of Bethel Park; her seven grandchildren Maura (Marc) Derstein of Telford, Andrea B. (Michael) Mikes, Jamie Milas of Pisa, Italy, Patrick (Megan) Milas of Brentwood, Teresa (Andrew) Morrison of Reston, VA, Greg (fiancee' Lacey) Milas, and Mark Milas of Hershey; great-grandchildren Calvin, Tyler, Vivian, Lilia, Camille, and Ainsley; her brother Michael (Betty) Kojundzic of Brooksville, FL; her sister-in-law Norma Milas of New Eagle; and also nieces and nephews.

 
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Dale L. Keleman

September 25, 2020 |

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

Dale L. (Curry) Keleman, age 90, of Elrama, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at home. She was a member of the Free Hungarian Reformed Church in McKeesport, a former member of the Elrama Volunter Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, and she loved gardening and taking care of her flowers. Born October 14, 1929 in West Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Alice (Fleegle) Curry, and wife of the late Joseph S. Keleman. She is survived by daughter, Karen Keleman of Jefferson Hills; grandchildren, Nathan D. Tkach of Elrama and Jarrod (Nicole Firda) Tkach of Monongahela; great-grandchildren, Alexis Tkach of Elrama and Mischa "Nugget" Firda of Monongahela; son-in-law, Nick (Linda) Tkach of Elrama; sister, Lois Curry of Monongahela; caregiver, Gia (Sue) Gambino; fur babies, Hank and SMO; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by daughter, Kathy L. Tkach, and siblings, Carl, Alan and Jimmy Curry and Elaine Daddario. There is no visitation or service. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Hungarian Reformed Church, 101 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


John J. Liotta

September 24, 2020 |

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

John J. Liotta, age 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at Concordia at Rebecca Residence. He was the beloved husband of 61 years to Janet (Ehrenfeld) Liotta; devoted father of Karen (Jeff) Lowinger, Kathy Mazzei and Diane (Richard) Rosenbaum; dear brother of the late Anthony (Tina) Liotta, Joan (William) Keyser, Carol (the late Charles) Jindracek and Arlene (Robert) Grados; and loving grandfather of Laura, Jessica, Michael, Alana, Gianna, Nina, Rachel and Jordan. John was a graduate of Duquesne University, former president of Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity, a U.S. Navy veteran and had a long career in computer sales.

 
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John P. Cerqua

September 23, 2020 |

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

John P. Cerqua, age 91 of Jefferson Hills and formerly of Clairton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 in Grandview Manor, Elizabeth.  Born September 21, 1929 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Antonio and Rosaline (Polsinelli) Cerqua.  A US Army Veteran of the Korean War and member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, St. Thomas a'Becket Church in Jefferson, John worked as a carpenter for Zell Bros. in McKeesport, for himself making custom built kitchens, and at Magee Women's Hospital as a carpenter and in maintenance.  In his spare time, he enjoyed bowling, camping, playing poker, travelling, casinos, and square dancing.  John was also a Scoutmaster for the St. Paulinas Pack 68 Cub Scouts.  He was also family oriented and loved to spend summers camping in Laurel State Park or vacationing in the Outer Banks.  Besides his parents, John was preceded in death by his first wife Ruth (Petersen) Cerqua; his brothers Joseph< Reno, Louis, and Sundae Cerqua; and his sister Rose Coletta.  He is survived by his wife Austa M. (Reckhouse) Cerqua; his daughters Mary Rose (Fred) Adams of Moorestown, NJ and Dianne (Nick) Curinga of Forward Twp.; his sons John (Michelle) Cerqua of New Eagle, David Cerqua of of Pleasanton, CA, and Anthony Cerqua of South San Francisco, CA; six grandsons; twelve great-grandchildren; brother Peter Cerqua of Ephrata; nieces and nephews; stepchildren Elizabeth (Martin) Baxendell, Linda Lamberger, Walter (Jennifer) Butler, Mark (Debbie) Butler, and James (Cheryl) Butler; and thirteen step-grandchildren. 

 
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Linda Jean Broman

September 21, 2020 |

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

Linda Jean Broman, age 73 of Port Vue, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born July 22, 1947 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Glenn G. and Elinore E. (Rodgers) Broman.  A retired assistant manager for American General Financial and member of the Port Vue United Methodist Church.  Linda is survived by her brother Bob (Kathy) Broman of Penn Twp and her nephews -- who she loved with all of her heart and always treated so well -- Brad and Craig (Lindsay) Broman.

 
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Florence K. Puskaric

September 18, 2020 |

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

Florence K. Puskaric, age 90 of Marshall, MI and formerly of McKeesport, passed away on September 17, 2020 at Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall.   Born March 14, 1930 in Munhall, she was a daughter of the late John and Katherine (Warsic) Barsic.  She was employed as a security officer for ten years at the Joseph Hornes Department Store in Monroeville.  Florence came to Michigan in 2004 from McKeesport.  She was a home maker that  loved to shop, cook, and bake.  Florence was proud to be crowned Miss Pittsburgh in 1947.  She was united in marriage on May 15, 1949 to Joseph Puskaric, and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2003.  She was also preceded in death by her brothers John, Frank, and George.  She is survived by her loving daughter Kathy Puskaric of Marshall and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

 
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Daniel B. Warnick

September 18, 2020 |

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

Daniel B. Warnick, age 63 of Clairton and formerly of Carnegie and Glassport, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at home.  Born May 21, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Harry and Joan (Scears) Warnick.  Daniel worked as a window installer for Three Rivers Auto Glass in McKees Rocks for many years. He will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law, and uncle.  Daniel was survived by his daughter Lindsay (Warnick) Riddle of Pittsburgh; his granddaughter Everly Grace; siblings Harry Warnick of Clairton, Debbie (the late William) Butler of White Oak, Linda (Lee) Malloy of West Mifflin, Brenda (Mark) Webster of Liberty Boro, Cindy Nickolich of Glassport, and Ronald Warnick of McKeesport; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers David, Barry, and Robert Warnick.  

 
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Nelle Enterline

September 18, 2020 |

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

Nelle Enterline, age 102 of White Oak, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  Born November 4, 1917 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Marion (Hayden) Jackish.  A 1936 graduate of Clairton High School, Nelle was a former Tin Inspector at US Steel Irvin Works in West Mifflin and a member of Sampson's Mills Presbyterian Church in White Oak.  Besides her parents, Nelle was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Gayle Enterline who passed away May 17, 2007.  She is survived by many nieces and nephews, including Sharon Kelly-Vrontos of Turtle Creek and Dorothy Kyslinger of Versailles.

 
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Timothy E. Panico

September 17, 2020 |

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

Timothy E. Panico, age 55 of Herminie, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg.  Born November 7, 1964 in McKeesport, he is a son of the late Anthony P. and Claire A. (Stephens) Panico.  A service technician for Combustion Equipment Services in Pittsburgh, Tim was a member of the Wendell Club, a social member of the Herminie VFW, and an avid fisherman. 

 
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Rhonda L. Vogel

September 12, 2020 |

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

Rhonda L. Vogel, age 73 of Versailles, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her friends and family.  Born September 14, 1946 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Frances (Downes) Dore.  A former medical assistant for Dr. George Eastman and a self-employed cosmetologist, Rhonda was an active volunteer: working to collect donations for needy families, seniors, and the MS Society.

 
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Walter F. Heid

September 11, 2020 |

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

Walter F. “Tut” Heid, age 89, of Belle Vernon, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at home. He was a loving father, husband and a friend to all.

Walter was a graduate of Har-Brack High School and the University of Maryland. An Army veteran serving during the Korean War, he retired as a safety engineer for the steel industry.

He was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Twp., was a past president of the Central Lions Club, and a member of the Sutersville Moose. Born December 15, 1930 in Tarentum, he was a son of the late Walter F. and Caroline (Stem) Heid.

Walter is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beverly Heid; children, Sheryl (Jerry) Heid Lazar of Perryopolis and Bryan (Cindy) Heid of Sharpsburg; grandchildren, Anna and Joel Lazar; step-grandchildren, Holly (Dave) Croteau and Michael Scott; great-grandson, Alexander Croteau; nephews, Stephen and David Heid; nieces, Stacie Kennefick and Laura (Chip) Fohl; and great-niece, Olivia.

 
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Marlene J. Uebel

September 10, 2020 |

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

Marlene J. (Pedana) Uebel, age 75, of Liberty Boro, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at home. Marlene was a spiritual person with a deep faith. Born February 24, 1945 in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Etalo and Josephine (Adamczyk) Pedana. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Robert E. Uebel; daughter, Danielle R. (Joseph) Saxinger of Natrona Heights; son, Scott R. Uebel of Port Orchard, WA; son, J. Jason (Lauren) Sabol of Washington, DC; daughter, Karen S. Ostrander of Youngwood; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Edward J. (Antonette) Pedana of Willingboro, NJ and Lawrence (Susan) Pedana of East Stroudsburg; also, nieces and nephews. Visitation was private at the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 


Christopher Andrew Lacey

September 07, 2020 |

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

Christopher Andrew Lacey, age 37, of Elizabeth, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020. He was a truck driver with Waste Management in Forward Twp. and enjoyed riding quads, hanging with friends and drinking beer. Born December 12, 1982 in Upper St. Clair, he was a son of William C. (Nancy) Lacey of Elizabeth Twp. and Marlene A. (Lakovic) Lacey of Elizabeth. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Bryan Caulkett of Herminie; sister, Nancy Ann Lacey of McClellandtown; also, an aunt and cousins. He was predeceased by grandparents, Andrew "Lucky" and Minnie Lakovic, and Clyde and Wilma Lacey.

 
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Anna Mae Triglia

September 07, 2020 |

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

Anna Mae Triglia, age 89 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 in HCR ManorCare - Whitehall.  Born August 31, 1931 in Stockdale, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Verna (Sapko) Lutes.  Anna Mae was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Sons of Columbus Santa Maria Council #3, and the AARP, all of Clairton.  Besides her parents, Anna Mae was preceded in death by her husband Anthony Triglia, who passed away in 1991, and siblings William and Robert Lutes and Betty DiBiase.  She is survived by nieces and nephews. 

 
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Joshua B. Driscoll

September 05, 2020 |

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

Joshua B. Driscoll, age 34, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020. He was a 2009 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelors degree in statistics. He loved golfing, playing cards, fishing and was a sports fanatic. Born April 14, 1986 in McKeesport, he was a son of Raymond P. Driscoll of New Mark, VA and Cynthia (Stewart) Driscoll of Elizabeth Twp. In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Jason (Larissa) Driscoll of Herminie and Justin (Caitlin) Driscoll of Rostraver Twp; also, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

 
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