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Elizabeth Chempolil Laube

April 26, 2022 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Elizabeth Chempolil Laube, 88, of Enfield, CT, formerly of McKeesport and Jefferson Hills, died Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in Connecticut Hospice, Branford, CT. Born in Chengannur-Kerala, India, on August 8, 1933, she was the daughter of Koshy and Aliyamma M.C. Chempolil. A lecturer and professor associated with the South Campus of Allegheny County Community College, she was a member of Holy Spirit Church of the Triumph of the Holy Cross parish in West Mifflin. She is survived by 3 daughters, Marga Laube of Ashland, OR, Miriam Laube Young of Sunnyside, NY, and Meera Laube Szapiro of New Haven, CT, by her son, Moni (Gottfried) Laube of Tampa, FL, and by her grandchildren, Braedyn Laube, Garrett Laube, and Eliani Szapiro. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, May 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM in Holy Spirit Church, Triumph of the Holy Cross parish, 2603 Old Elizabeth Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122. Interment will follow in Lebanon Church Cemetery, 2615 Old Elizabeth Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122.

 


Carol Ann Miller

March 04, 2022 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Carol Ann Miller, 52, died suddenly at her home in Liberty Borough on Monday, February 28, 2022.  Born in Staten Island, NY on September 16, 1969, she was daughter of the late Carl and Rose Marie Sloninski.  She was an employee of the Target in West Mifflin for over 20 years.  She is survived by her husband, Heath B. Miller, sisters, Veronica, Carla, and Darice, brother, Stephen, and mother in law, Mildred L. “Cissy” Miller, also by nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Sunday, March 6, 2022 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM.

 


Kalli Bellas

February 26, 2022 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Kalli Bellas, 91, died peacefully at her home in McKeesport on Thursday, February 24, 2022.  Born in McKeesport, on August 20, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Nick and Marianthi Latousakis Bellas.  She was preceded in death by her sisters, Julie Tampizivas and Aleka Estes, and her brother in law, Stefanos Bounos.  She is survived by her sister, Georgiann Bounos of Pittsburgh, her nephews, Nicholas Bounos, Michael (Maria) Bounos, and Kosta (Monica) Bounos, and grand-nieces Ella and Steffie.  A retired salesperson at the former Brenner’s Photographic Supply in downtown McKeesport, she was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of White Oak.  A private family viewing will be followed by a private service in her church.  Interment will follow in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Richard G. Krall

January 26, 2022 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Richard G. Krall “Coupon man” died January 11, 2022 at home and was born August 26, 1938 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to parents George J Krall and Julia Provasnik Krall. Richard also had a sister Judith Krall. He his preceded in death by his parents and sister.

At a young age he worked at the Memorial Theatre in downtown McKeesport where his dad was the manager. As a young man Richard would enlist in the army for 2 years where he was stationed in Japan. Later he would work for US steel for some years till there closings in mid 80’s. He then worked for Allegheny county community college in West Mifflin in communications till his retirement.

Richard’s life was consumed with his love for music, movies, television shows, books, magazines and anything nostalgic from his younger years. He also followed and loved his home town sports team Steelers, pirates and penguins saving many, many newspaper articles over the years. He also gave donations on a monthly basis to many, many organizations including animal rescue, religious, political, veterans and local.

 
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Agnes M. Sutter

January 26, 2022 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Agnes M. Sutter, 92, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at West Haven Nursing Center, Apollo, PA.  Born in Toronto, OH, August 3, 1929, she was the daughter of Robert M. and Catherine Hessler Campbell.  Wife of the late David Sutter, she is survived by her 2 sons, Eric M. Johnson and Kurt E. Johnson, also by one grandchild.  She was a member of the former Central Presbyterian Church in McKeesport.  Private entombment will take place at a later date.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 


Dominic A Denardo

December 09, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Dominic A. Denardo, 94, of Port Vue, formerly of McKeesport, died Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at Canterbury Place.  Born in McKeesport, January 21, 1927, son of the late Nicole and Nicolina Denardo.  Husband of the late Josephine DiGiannantonio Denardo, father of Nicholas (Nancy) Denardo, Sr. of Port Vue, Anthony Denardo, with whom he resided in Port Vue, Mary Ann (Greg) Solan of Glassport, and David (Tina) Denardo of White Oak; grandfather of Nicholas Denardo, Jr., Giadona (Lorenzo) Lista, Dominic and David Denardo, Jennifer (Dom) Chiavarini, and Shonna Solan; great grandfather of Brianna, Caitlin, Nicole, and Kailyn; he is also survived by his sister, Mary Snyder of Ohio, brothers in law, Edward Balanti of McKeesport and Charles Mingo of McKeesport.  He was preceded in death by his sisters, Grace Balanti and Theresa Mingo, and by his brother in law, Edward Snyder.  A retired shoe repairman at H.L. Green and G.C. Murphy companies, he was a member and usher at St. Patrick Church (formerly St. Perpetua) in Mary, Mother of God parish and a member of its men’s club for over 50 years, and was a volunteer at Westmoreland Manor.  He loved bowling, and was a member of the National Tube and Shamrock leagues at Palley’s Lanes and the Archer Hill and St. Cecilia leagues at Glassport Bowling Lanes.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.  A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11 AM at the St. Patrick Church Worship Center of Mary, Mother of God parish.  Entombment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum.  The family suggests contributions to the Larosa Youth Foundation.

 


Isabel Gleditsch

November 17, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Isabel Gleditsch, 69, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at UPMC Shadyside.  Born in McKeesport, July 10, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Reuben and Caroline Madera and wife of the late Kenneth E. Gleditsch.  A caregiver specializing in private care, she loved her daughter and son in law, cared for her neighbors, was an animal lover, especially of her dog Princess, and loved the slot machines.  She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Kendra Gleditsch (Kurt) Szymczak of Munhall, brothers, Ernie Madera of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Thomas (Sonia) Madera of Dravosburg, brother in law, Roger Christie, also by nieces and nephews:  Lauren Madera (Joe) Farrell, Austin Farrell, Beau Farrell, Stacy Madera, Mike Wagner, Ryleigh Wagner, Janelle Wagner, Jasmine Wallace, Dion Wallace, Eva Saunders, and Josh Dielman.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 3-5 PM with a service following in the funeral home.

 


Raymond F. Myers

November 04, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Raymond F. Myers, 80, of North Huntingdon, formerly of McKeesport, died Monday, November 1, 2021 in Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  Born in McKeesport, December 9, 1940, he was the son of the late Woodrow and Martha E. Filson Myers and the husband of the late Nila Pearson Myers.  A retired banker with First Commonwealth Bank, he was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Irwin, a member of the board of directors of the McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center, and served as an elder at the former Central Presbyterian Church of McKeesport.  A graduate of McKeesport High School, he earned his master’s degree at Duquesne University.  He is survived by his son, Scott (Ann) Myers of North Huntingdon, his daughter, Laurie (Stephen) Junker of North Huntingdon, 5 grandchildren, Adam, Alex, Eric, Brett, and Grace, and by his sister, Karen (Terry) Hammer of Huntington Beach, CA.

 
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Alma Simon Balter

October 27, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Alma Balter, loved and adored mother, grandmother, great grandmother, pillar and historian of her family, died Oct. 24 peacefully in her sleep in Culver City, California. She was 104, which is to say, she enjoyed the full ride of life.  Her death sparks true sadness, but even more admiration for a life well lived.

Born 5/5/17, as in, 1917, she was most proud of her large family and served as its matriarch.

Alma was the eldest child of Edith Firestone Simon, who played cornet in a ladies’ orchestra in the steel town of McKeesport, Pa., and Abraham Marcus Simon, dean of the city’s legal establishment and president for life of Temple B’nai Israel. She spoke constantly and fondly of her two younger brothers, James Simon, and Henry Simon, of L.A, who predeceased her.

 
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Dorothy Jane White

October 17, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Dorothy Jane White, 97, of West Mifflin, formerly of McKeesport, died Sunday, October 17, 2021 in Arrowood at Southwestern.  Born in McKeesport, March 29, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Samuel E. and Eva LaVette Hardwick.  Wife of the late Charles W. White, mother of the late Robert B. Peterson, sister of the late Caroline H. Beck, she is survived by her son and daughter in law, Lynn (Janet) Peterson of Oldsmar, FL, 1 granddaughter, and 4 great grandchildren.  Retired from the clinic at McKeesport Hospital, she was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.  Private entombment will take place in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park Mausoleum.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of funeral arrangements.  The family suggests contributions to the St. Vincent Development Fund, Latrobe, PA.

 


George W. Haile, Sr.

October 12, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

George W. Haile, Sr., 92, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at home.  Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County on November 4, 1928, he was the son of the late Wesley and Olivia Hall Haile and was preceded in death by his son, Harold Haile.  He is survived by his wife, Beverly Carpenter Haile, children, George W. Haile, Jr. of Jeannette, Timothy J. Haile of McKeesport, Jerry L. Haile of Natrona, Susan Richardson of Wilkinsburg, and Thomas C. Haile of McKeesport; also by 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and his brother, John C. Haile of Sacramento, CA.  Mr. Haile was an electrical contractor and owner of G.W. Haile and Son Electric and was a member of the McKeesport Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of funeral arrangements.

 


Carl O. Benson

July 27, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Carl O. Benson, 99, formerly of White Oak, currently of Chevy Chase, MD, died Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Five Star Premier Residence.  Born in McKeesport, July 13, 1922, son of the late Charles O. and Ellen A. Gustafsson Benson, husband of the late Mary E. Powers Benson, he is survived by his wife, Woodene Bell Merriman; son, Carl J. Benson of Elizabeth Township; 2 daughters, Mary Ellen Benson of Monroeville and Christine Imgrund of Peters Township; 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.  Mr. Benson was a founder and owner of King’s Family Restaurants, was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and served as a corporal in the U.S. Army during WWII.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Friday, July 30 from 3-6 PM.  A service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Dr. Moni McIntyre officiating.  Interment will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery.  The family suggests contributions to the Carnegie Library of McKeesport.

 


John M. "Jack" Walkmeyer

July 03, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

John M. “Jack” Walkmeyer, Jr., 76, of North Huntingdon, died Friday, July 2, 2021, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born in Pittsburgh on June 30, 1945, he was the son of the late John M. and Helen A. Chada Walkmeyer.  Husband of the late Carol Cronin Walkmeyer, he is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Brandon) Diehl of Greensburg, 2 sons, John M. (Michelle) Walkmeyer of Murrysville and Sean M. (Amy) Walkmeyer of Houston, TX; 2 granddaughters, Shana Walkmeyer and Rachel Diehl; 2 grandsons, Austin and Dominik Walkmeyer; 3 nieces, Lori Tuite, Dana Kelly, and Terri Finch; sister, Roberta Connelly of California; and friend and companion, Linda DiLucente of Glassport.  A U.S. Army veteran, he was a mail clerk at the Pittsburgh Distribution Center of the U.S. Postal Service.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Tuesday from 12-2 and 5-8 PM.  The family suggests contributions to Hospaws of Youngwood or All But Furgotten of North Huntingdon.

 


Kenneth E. Gleditsch

June 14, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Kenneth E. Gleditsch, 77, of McKeesport, died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Born in McKeesport, February 12, 1944, he was the son of the late George Herbert and Edith Glaub Gleditsch.  A retired butcher, he served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  He loved to tend his garden and sit on the front porch, loved to cook, and loved his daughter, Kendra and his dog, Princess.  He is survived by his wife, Isabel Madera Gleditsch; his daughter, Kendra (Kurt) Szymczak of Munhall; brothers, Herb Gleditsch of Indiana, PA and Carl Gleditsch of Columbus, OH; nieces and nephews, Stephen Gleditsch of Washington, DC, Christopher Gleditsch of Washington, DC, Jason Gleditsch of Philadelphia, Kathleen Gleditsch of Raleigh, NC, Michael Wagner of McKeesport, and Janelle Wagner of McKeesport.  Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 on Thursday, June 17. 2021 from 2-4 PM.

 


Robert C. Sykes

June 12, 2021 |

By Hunter Funeral Home | Posted in: Hunter Funeral Home

Robert C. “Rob” Sykes, 74, of White Oak, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, June 10, 2021.  Born in McKeesport, June 1, 1947, he was the son of the late Harold C. and Jean A. West Sykes.  He is survived by his special companion and wife, Candace Rose Hassko; sister, Barbara Sykes (John) Woods of White Oak; niece, Ashley Bevan; nephew, Justin Woods; great nieces, Aubrey Bevan and Erin Bevan; brother-in-law, Frank M. (Guadalupe) Hassko.  A graduate of McKeesport High School, he served his country as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.  He was a retired customer service representative for DISH in McKeesport.  At his request, there will be no visitation or service.  Private interment will take place in the Cemetery of the Alleghenies.  Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA  15132 is in charge of arrangements.

 

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