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Dorothy J. Artim

November 25, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Dorothy J. Artim, 84, of North Huntingdon, passed away November 25, 2020 at her home.  She was born April 8, 1936 in Braddock, a daughter of the late William and Margaret Kamenic.  Prior to her retirement, Dorothy worked for Westinghouse, Chalfant, Pa., Norwin School District as a monitor and the Westmoreland County Food Bank.  She was a veteran of the US Women's Army Corp., a member of St. Agnes Parish and Manor Legion Post #472 and enjoyed walking, shopping, cooking and crocheting.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Edward, Robert and Charles Kamenic; sister, Evelyn Kamenic; and baby, Margaret Artim.  She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Thomas Artim; sons, Ken and Tom Jr; stepchildren, Donny and Krysty Sgambati; sister, Dolores (Ronald) Zawodni; and granddaughter, Catherine.  Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. on Sunday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Funeral Home.  Interment to follow in Monongahela Cemetery.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


W. Gary Mueller

November 23, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

W. Gary Mueller, 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Redstone Highlands, North Huntingdon. He was born, October 18, 1933 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Walter and Georgia (Norton) Mueller. Prior to his retirement, Gary was a general foreman for US Steel and a veteran of the US Army. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church of North Huntingdon and enjoyed watching movies and loved taking care of his lawn and tending to his flower beds. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dolores Burkhart and Marlene Painter. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna (Royle) Mueller; sons, Gary Mueller and his wife, Peggy, Kirk Mueller and his wife, Becky; grandchildren, Jacob, Samuel, Rachel and Hayley. There will be no visitation. Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to Redstone Highlands Benevolent Care Fund, 12921 Redstone Drive, North Huntingdon, PA 15642 in memory of Gary. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Mark J. Tubbs

November 20, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Mark J. Tubbs, age 63 of Yorktown, Virginia and Rillton, Pa  died November 19,2020 at his home. He was born March 3, 1957 in Braddock, Pa., a son of Shirley Tubbs and stepson of Michael J. Naughton. He was employed by Blue Water Energy.  Mark was a member of the Queen of Rosary Church in Glassport. He was a world traveler who enjoyed nature, was a football enthusiast, loved museums, reading, an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and  Penguins fan and was a beer Connoisseur. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Karen Mulroy Tubbs, three sons Michael (wife Nikki), Mark and Daniel, one daughter Lori Tubbs and her husband Joseph Diaz, step sisters, Maryanne Conklin (Leonard) Mary Jo Cariati (Guido), Jill Capone (Anthony). There will be no visitation. Services were private. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon in charge of arrangements. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.

 


Karen L. Hoffman

November 20, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Karen L. Hoffman, 62, of Jeannette, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born April 22, 1958 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Frank and Carol (Kudman) Venzon.  Prior to her retirement, Karen was a dietary cook for Seton Hill University.  She enjoyed playing softball, basketball, hunting, hiking and especially spending time with her grandchildren.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Venzon.  She is survived by her husband, Larry Hoffman Sr.; sons, Larry Jr. and Christopher Hoffman; daughter, Haley Hoffman; brother, Frank Venzon; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jeremy, Amanda, Skylar, Serenity and Damian.  Friends will be received from 2-6 p.m. on Monday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Ly Thi Nguyen

November 17, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Ly Thi Nguyen, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville, PA. She was born July 6, 1937 in Quang Ngai, Vietnam. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thua Van Nguyen. She is survived by her sons, Doi Trong Nguyen, Hieu Trong Nguyen, Nghia Trong Nguyen, Hanh Trong Nguyen; daughters, Thu Dung Thi Nguyen, Thu Van Thi Nguyen, Thu Ngoc Thi Nguyen. Family and friends will be received from 12pm to 8 pm on Wednesday and Thursday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A funeral service will take place on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment to follow in Long Run Cemetery. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Richard E. Thomas

November 17, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Richard Thomas, 79, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Port Charlotte, FL.  He was born, September 7, 1941 in Greensburg, a son of the late Edward and Mary (Bogonovich) Thomas.   Prior to his retirement, Richard worked for Sun Star, Inc. in Latrobe as a plastics engineer and was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Vietnam Era.  He was a graduate of Homestead High School Class of 1959, past president of PAL, coached PAL baseball, and played in the local men's senior softball league and Florida senior softball league.   He was a member of the Irwin American Legion, Society of Plastic Engineers, chairman of Cub Pack 252, and enjoyed skiing, golf and boating.  He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia Wright Thomas; sons, Rick and his wife, Monica, Scott and his wife, Rose; brother, Paul Thomas and his wife, Karen; two grandchildren, Alexander and Gabriella; and his canine companion, Riley.  Friends will be received from 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Monica Thomas  officiating.  Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White Oak Animal Shelter.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Amelia G. Wilson

November 16, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Amelia Wilson, 88, of Irwin, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born June 5, 1932 in Irwin, a daughter of the late Edward and Mamie (Thorpe) Exton.  Prior to her retirement, Amelia worked as an administrative assistant for various businesses.  She was a member of West Hempfield Presbyterian Church and enjoyed playing Bridge, quilting and traveling to Florida with her husband for the winters.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Wilson; brothers, Albert and Lestor Exton; sisters, Isabelle Shubert and Marietta Flaherty.  She is survived by her sons, Dale and Gregg Wilson; daughters, Diane Palmer and Laurie Prenatt and her husband, Patrick; six grandchildren, Nathan (Courtney), Megan, Adam, Heather, Gregg Alan, Bryan; and great-granddaughter, Addison.  Due to Covid-19, visitation and funeral service will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Amelia.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Shirley McCarthy

November 10, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Shirley McCarthy, age 90, of Yukon, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at her home.  She was born September 8, 1930 in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Adam and Nellie (Rausch) Dannenhauer.  Shirley was a member of the First Evangelical Free Church, McKeesport and enjoyed crocheting and ceramics.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry G. McCarthy; sons, Dale and Warren McCarthy; and brother, Kenny Dannenhauer.  

 
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Betty Rodgers

November 10, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Betty Rodgers, age 83  formerly of Ardara went to be with the Lord on November 10, 2020. She was born March 3, 1937 in Turtle Creek, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Emma Grubbs. Betty was a member of Ardara United Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth , one son Ronnie, two sisters, Anna Baker and Nancy Opsitnick.

 
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Earl A. Kramer Sr.

November 05, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Earl A. Kramer Sr., age 92, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at his home. He was born November 16,1927 in Brentwood a son of the late Sylvester and Rose Kramer. Prior to his retirement, Earl was a cook for the H.J. Heinz Company. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon, The Italian Club, the Wendell Club and the former president of Hahntown Firehall. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lyon Kramer. He is survived by two sons, Earl Kramer (Cheri), James Kramer (Laurene); grandchildren, Melissa, Chris, Jamie, Brandan, Lindsey; great-grandchildren, Trent, Chase, Kolten, Nico, Damion, Jaylynd, Landyn and Blaise. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Victor Anthony Prestegiacomo

November 02, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Victor Anthony Prestegiacomo, age 82, of Penn Township, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 1, 2020 surrounded by his family.  He was born, February 15, 1938 to the late Anthony and Teresina Prestegiacomo; beloved husband of Sandy for 23 years; loving father of Tracie (Frank) Imbarlina of Mt. Lebanon and John (Corie) Prestegiacomo of Perry, OH; stepfather of Michael (Joanne) Chizmar of Penn Township; proud grandfather ("Pap") of Nicole, Emma, Olivia, Tessa, Holly and Sean.

 
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Kevin Rolls

October 31, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Kevin L. Rolls, age 67 of North Huntingdon went to be with the Lord on October 30, 2020. He was born July 18, 1953 in Keyser, West Virginia, a son of the late Lester and Freda Clifford Rolls. Kevin was a 1971 graduate of Keyser High School where he was the state wrestling champion in his senior year. He was inducted into Keyser Highschool Football Hall of Fame with the 1969 AA State Championship team. He was a  1974 graduate of Potomac State College, 1976 graduate of West Virginia University and a graduate of Westmoreland County Community College Culinary School where he graduated with honors.

 
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Douglas J. Cahill

October 30, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Douglas J. Cahill, 64, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  He was born May 26, 1956 in Washington, PA, a son of Helen Jean Brownlee and the late Douglas Cahill.  Doug was a self-employed contractor and enjoyed doing woodworking, spending time with his grandson and was an Eagle Scout.  He is survived by his wife, Teri (Erdly) Cahill; sons, Christopher and Joshua Guffey; sister, Debra Gorby and her husband, John; grandson, Hayden; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Pack #33  in memory of Doug.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Robert J. Smerker

October 29, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Robert J. Smerker, age 78, of Port Vue, Pa., died October 29, 2020 at Walden's View, North Huntingdon. He was born June 27, 1942 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late John and Edith Smerker. Prior to his retirement, Robert was employed as the Vice President of Three Rivers Bank in Jefferson. He collected coins, stamps, enjoyed spending time at the gym and loved baseball. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marcia Smerker; one daughter, Denise Newton and her husband Robert; one brother, Ron Smerker and his wife, Carol; grandchildren, Joshua, Adam and Aaron. There is no visitation or service. Arrangements made by James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 


Ellen E. Wykoff

October 26, 2020 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Ellen E. Wykoff, 93, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born, August 21, 1927 in Bedford, IN, daughter of the late Thomas and Dorothy Dodd. Before retirement, Ellen was employed by Horne’s.  She was a member of the Second Ponce de Leon Church in Atlanta, GA.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wykoff; son, Donald Wykoff Jr.; two grandsons; and two brothers, Thomas and Ralph Dodd of Bedford IN.  She is survived by her four sons, Philip and his wife, Georgene of Oxford, GA, Kent and friend, Lynne of Midlothian, VA, Mark and his wife, Christa of Jamestown, NC, Matthew and friend, Cindy of N. Huntingdon, PA; two sisters, Jennie Scott of Irwin, PA and Sue Ann Hillenburg and her husband, Garris of Bedford, IN; eight grandsons; one granddaughter; seven great-grandsons, six great-granddaughters; and one great-great-grandson.  Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, November 2nd at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA.  A funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment in Long Run Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.  www.shirleyfuneralhome.com

 

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