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Carol L. Bucklew

April 14, 2019 |

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

Carol L. Bucklew, 64, of Monroe, Georgia, formerly of McKeesport, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. She was born July 23, 1954 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Jacob and Verna (Weatherwalk) Harrison. She was retired from Oxford Industries and most recently worked for the Walton County Sheriff 's Department in Georgia.

 
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Elnora "Eli" Queen

April 12, 2019 |

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

Elnora "Eli" Queen, 94, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 11, 2019. She was born December 12, 1924 in Boston and was the daughter of the late Howard and Winifred (Anglum) Carnahan and was the wife of the late Melvin H. Queen. Eli was a member of the former First United Presbyterian Church of Boston and had worked for General Electric Credit in Greensburg and The Realty Company in McKeesport.

 
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Eric K. Livingston

April 08, 2019 |

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

Eric K. Livingston, 60, of Versailles, passed away Saturday, April  6, 2019. He was born November 8, 1958 in Connellsville and was the son of the late Kenneth K. and Gladys L. (Hager) Livingston. Eric was a Commercial Specialist for Auto Zone in West Mifflin and was a member of the Liberty Bowling League. Eric was very easily going and was a friend to everyone. He was an avid Steelers fan, and enjoyed his family, The Meadows, Atlantic City, and his dog, Ozzie.

 
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Kenneth Carl Kaiser

April 04, 2019 |

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

Kenneth Carl Kaiser, 87, of Forward Township, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019. He was born June 3, 1931 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Carl A. and Josephine R. (Mayersky) Kaiser. Kenneth was a US Marine serving during the Vietnam War. For his service he received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He had worked for Carbidie in Elizabeth Township, UPMC McKeesport and Walmart.

 
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Roger B. Reichenbach

April 04, 2019 |

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

Roger B. Reichenbach, 73, of McKeesport, passed away Wednesday, April  3, 2019. He was born July 5, 1945 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Charles and Anna Belle (Schwartz) Reichenbach. Roger was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He worked for the former US Steel National Tube and S & S Transit Access . Roger was a member of the American Legion.

 
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Staci Marie Readel Perri

April 04, 2019 |

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

Staci Marie Readel Perri, 46,  of Versailles, passed away Tuesday, April  2, 2019. She was born August 9, 1972 in McKeesport and was the daughter of Pamela "Pam" (Schaffner) Readel of White Oak and Charles H. "Chuck" (Susan) Readel of Versailles. Staci loved animals and to some she was known as a dog whisperer. She was a rebel with a heart of gold. She worked in the food and beverage industry for many years. Her greatest joy in life was being a mom to her daughter, Mia.

 
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Harry George "Butch" Gensler

April 03, 2019 |

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

Harry George "Butch" Gensler, 79, of North Versailles, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Forbes Hospital. He was born January 26, 1940 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Harry A. and Theresa Hison Gensler.  He was an active member of Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church and later, Boston United Methodist Church and worked a Mechanic for Pittsburgh Public Schools.  He also coached his children's softball teams when they were growing up and also delivered papers for the Daily News.

 
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Paul Edward McCullum

April 03, 2019 |

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

Paul Edward McCullum, 81, of West Newton, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Jefferson Hospital. He was born October 10, 1937 in McKeesport and was the son of the late James Francis and Mary Irene (Gilday) McCullum. He was a US Army Veteran. Paul worked many years as a Foreman in the US Steel Clairton Mill and later went on to open his own business, Paul's Carpet Cleaning. 

 
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Ronald Gilbert Phillips

April 02, 2019 |

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

Ronald Gilbert Phillips, 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019.  He was born March 16, 1932 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Bert A. and Elizabeth Heaps Phillips. Ronald worked for US Steel National Tube in McKeesport and after retirement worked as a courier for The Greensburg Tribune Review. He was a member of the Jacktown Ride & Hunt Club, the Hahntown Fire Hall, the Italian Miners Club and was a founder of  Norwin Soccer for which he was honored. 

 
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Frank Anthony Todd III

March 29, 2019 |

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

Frank Anthony Todd III, 64, of Port Vue, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019. He was born May 23, 1954 in McKeesport and was a crane operator for the former US Steel National Tube Works and Duquesne Works. Frank is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Bonnie L. (McLaughlin) Todd. He was preceded in death by his cherished son, Frank Anthony Todd IV, who passed away November 7, 2009. There is no visitation. Private graveside service took place Friday, March 29, 2019 in Corpus Christi - Calvary Cemetery, PortVue. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at Gibertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Walter Albert Heisler

March 28, 2019 |

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

Walter Albert Heisler,  70, of Belle Vernon, passed away Wednesday, March  27, 2019. He was born May 7, 1948 in Pittsburgh and was a retired Truck Driver. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean (Greco) Heisler, step-daughter, Maria (Jay) Bickerton of Buena Vista, step-sons, Christopher Mozgawa, Sr., of West Newton, Timothy J. (Melissa) Mozgawa, Sr., of Herminie, and Jamie Mozgawa of Boston, grandchildren, Meghan Konsugar, Jesse Bickerton, Kaylee Klingensmith, Christopher, Jr., Leah, Sarah, Timothy Jr., Madelyn, Olivia, Luke , Kasey, and Jenna Mozgawa and 4 great-grandchildren. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000. Drew J. Gilbert, Director.  Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


William "Bill" Cole, Jr.

March 28, 2019 |

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

William "Bill" Cole, Jr. was called home by the Father on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Bill was a husband, father and friend.  He was also a car enthusiast through and through. Bill enjoyed all things automotive and passed that passion to his sons. He was a creative handyman and could fix just about anything. Bill had a solid career as a research technician at the US Steel Research facility in Monroeville, PA. Bill is survived by his eldest son, Wayne married to Leigh (O'Brien) with daughters Elizabeth and Lexi; son, Scott married to Malissa (Kazmer) with daughter Amber. A small memorial service will be held for family and friends at a later date. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Twp., (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director.  Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

 


Daniel R. Bartkus

March 26, 2019 |

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

Daniel R. Bartkus, 74, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019. He was born December 28, 1944 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Bennie and Sophie "Sally" (Dobos) Bartkus. Daniel was a retired Allegheny County Police Officer and was a US Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. For his service, he received the National Defense Service Medal, AFM 900-3/Vietnam Service Medal, and the AFM 900-3/Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, and Disabled American Veterans.

 
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John J. "Jack" Olek Jr.

March 26, 2019 |

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

John J. "Jack" Olek Jr., 89, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 25, 2019. He was born March 13, 1930 in McKeesport and was the son of the late John J. Olek Sr., and the late Sophia (Sherwin) Olek. Jack was a member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport and was a retired Supervisor of Budgets and Statistics at Duquesne Light Co. He was a graduate of Duquesne University. Jack loved his vegetable garden, planting flowers, working around the house, and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates.

 
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Margaret A. "Peg" Bryer

March 24, 2019 |

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

Margaret A. "Peg"  Bryer, 76, of McKeesport, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019. She was born October 30, 1942 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late  Frank  and Esther Goins Marzina.  She was the wife of the late Raymond E. "Butch" Bryer who passed away May 12, 2009.  She worked many years as manager of the gift shops in UPMC Shadyside Hospital and UPMC Mercy Hospital, as well as being an administrative assistant for Rotorooter. She was a member of the former St. Martin DePores Church in McKeesport. She loved traveling, bowling, playing cards and going to the casino. She was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and going thrift store shopping.

 
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