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Leah (Vezeau) LaBryer

October 12, 2016 |

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

Leah (Vezeau) LaBryer, age 39, of Saxonburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Born May 1, 1977 in Walnut Creek, CA, she was a daughter of James Vezeau of San Francisco and Mary Katherine(Richard) Lawry Cotter of Jefferson Hills. In addition to her parents, she is survived by daughters, Kayla Lucas, Brittany Vezeau, Brionna Mack, and Elizabeth LaBryer; sons, Anthony Feldman, Gage Mack, Joey LaBryer, and Evan LaBryer; grandchild, Carter Foy; sisters, Tiffany Morgan of Jefferson Hills and Stephanie Vezeau of San Francisco; brothers, Jesse Vezeau and Steven Vezeau, both of Clear Lake, CA; also, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. There is no visitation. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.

 
 


Rose E. Karikas

October 12, 2016 |

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

Rose E. Karikas, age 85 of Versailles, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 in Riverside Care Center in McKeesport.  Born November 9, 1930 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Agnes (Rescic) Gluscic.  Rose retired from The Golden Rule in McKeesport and was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish in Christy Park and the CFU Lodge #3 in McKeesport. 

 
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John P. Frketich

October 12, 2016 |

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

John P. Frketich, age 88 of McKeesport, passed away at home on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born March 31, 1928 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Paul and Barbara (Gargat) Frketich.  John married his high school sweetheart, the late Katherine (Loncaric) Frketich, and together they had three children.  

 
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Matthew M. Cindrich

October 08, 2016 |

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

Matthew M. Cindrich, age 90 of Glassport, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born October 22, 1925 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph and Dragica Cindrich.  A member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish in Christy Park and a US Army Veteran of World War II, Matthew retired after 34 years as a pipefitter for US Steel National Tube Works in McKeesport.

 
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Lynn Rocco Belsito

October 04, 2016 |

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

Lynn Rocco Belsito, age 80, of Bridgeville, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at home. He was a self-employed auto body and fender repairman. 

 
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Ann E. Martin

October 03, 2016 |

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

Ann E. Martin, age 81 of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016.  Born May 6, 1935 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Mate' and Katie (Kronec) Papucic. 

 
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Dorothy J. "DJ" Ventres

October 03, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Jean "DJ" Ventres, age 92 and a long-time resident of Clairton, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016 in Southwestern Nursing Center in West Mifflin.  Born July 30, 1924 in Beaver, she was the first daughter of David and Georgeanne (Frashure) Arnett. 

 
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Joyce A. Lloyd

October 03, 2016 |

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

Joyce A. (Rush) Lloyd, age 74, of West Elizabeth and formerly of Murfreesboro, TN passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at home. She was a retired office manager for Ford Credit in Brentwood, TN and a member of the Hamilton United Methodist Church in Antioch, TN.

 
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William A. Huston

September 28, 2016 |

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

William A. Huston, age 67, of Versailles, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016  at Jefferson Hospital. He was a parts clerk for Allegheny Ford in South Side and a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. He was a train enthusiast and a member of the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Washington.

 
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Ricky F. Bartko

September 26, 2016 |

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

Ricky F. Bartko, age 58 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born December 25, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Harry D. and Helen J. (Burkett) Bartko.

 
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Mary Ellen Billick

September 26, 2016 |

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

Mary Ellen Billick, age 88, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. She was a member of Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth Twp. and a former Avon representative. 

 
 
 
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Alice Hronakes

September 21, 2016 |

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

Alice Orosz Hronakes, age 84, of White Oak, and formerly of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian. She was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in White Oak and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved her painting and reading.

 
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Lenore R. Zovko

September 21, 2016 |

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

Lenore R. Zovko, age 80 of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Born September 1, 1936 in Homestead, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Alice (Olson) Brennan.

 
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Geraldine Marraccini Wright

September 19, 2016 |

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

Geraldine Marraccini Wright peacefully passed on September 18, 2016, at the age of 91. A pioneer for women in her time, she ran track and graduated in 1943 with a BS in Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh, where she was also a member of Theta Phi Alpha sorority. In 1948, she earned her Master of Letters at Pitt. Afterward, she settled in Elizabeth Twp. and concentrated on raising her young, growing family.

 
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George "Juky" Dupin

September 12, 2016 |

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

 George "Juky" Dupin, age 82, of McKeesport, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016  in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.  Born on April 20, 1934, he was a son of the late George Sr. and Danica (Loncaric) Dupin. 

 
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