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James E. Cowans Sr.

December 07, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

James E. Cowans Sr., 75, died Dec. 4, 2019. Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

 


Kenneth Lee McKissick Sr.

December 03, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Kenneth Lee McKissick Sr., 57, died Nov. 29, 2019. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 2019, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 17 Cochran St., Duquesne, PA 15110, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 7, 2019. Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home.

 


Paul Jerome Marshall

November 28, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Paul Jerome Marshall, 64, of West Mifflin, Pa., departed this life peacefully on November 25, 2019, in Canterbury Place.

Paul was born on January 7, 1955, in McKeesport, Pa., son of English Webb Sr. and Marion Young Marshall. P.J. was a member of Trinity C.O.G.I.C., where he served faithfully as a Trustee until his health failed him.

He worked as a Conductor for Amtrak in Baltimore, Maryland and Pittsburgh, where he later retired. Paul Marshall loved the kids and coached little league in his spare time.

 
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Lauren Ann Rose Smith

November 28, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Lauren Ann Rose Smith died Nov. 14, 2019. She was born Oct. 13, 2019.

Friends and family were received Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., 2326 Jenny Lind St., McKeesport, where services were held at 1 p.m.

 


Theodosia Mitchell Holmes Everette

November 17, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Theodosia Mitchell Holmes Everette was born September 12, 1917 and departed this life on November 13, 2019.

She was the wife of the late Bruce Walter Everette, Mother of Walter Donnell Holmes and Paralee C. Holmes. God mother of the late Juan Donnell Holmes, Traci Nicole Holmes, and Edward Brian (Cyndee) Holmes. Great-Grandmother of Matthew Donnell Holmes, Great Great Grandmother of Kemori Holmes, Blaise Holmes, and Kingston Holmes.

She was a faithful member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church for many years.  She was previously President of the D.H. Pressley Missionary where she remained a faithful member until her death.

 
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Unika Lynn Williams

November 15, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Unika Lynn Williams, 43, of McKeesport departed this side of heaven peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at AHN Jefferson Hospital.

Unika was born March 23, 1976, daughter of the late Willie H. Williams Sr. and Georgette Brice Williams.

Unika was an active and faithful member of Mt. Olive First Baptist Church until her health failed her. She was a former member of the caroletts, and a member of the Jr Usher Board.  She also studied hard and received her Associate's Degree.

 
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Annie V (Griffin) Freeman

November 15, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Annie V (Griffin) Freeman, 87, died Nov. 13, 2019. Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 18, from 4 to 8 PM at Macedonia Baptist Church, 17 Cochran St., Duquesne, PA 15110, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

 


Patrick Shewn Richardson

November 12, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Patrick Shewn Richardson, 55, died Nov. 12, 2019. He was born April 30, 1964.

Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Mt. Olive First Baptist Church, 451 Park Ave., Clairton, PA 15025, where a funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements in charge of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

 


Ann Floberg Mason

November 12, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Ann Floberg Mason, 74, of McKeesport, departed this life peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Friday, November 8, 2019, at home.

Ann was born June 26, 1945, in Rockford, Illinois, daughter of the late Arthur Floberg, and Mary Isles.

Beloved wife of Major Mason III, Mrs. Mason studied hard and obtained two Master's degrees and worked as an Executive Director in the field of Social Services.

 
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Tywaun L. Poindexter

November 12, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Tywaun L. Poindexter, 41, died Nov. 8, 2019. The son of John E. Poindexter and Sheila E. Brown Young, he  was born November 26, 1977.

Tywaun was a resident of McKeesport, PA, and a graduate of McKeesport High School. He also attended The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Hardy Bible School in McKeesport. Ty attended Christ Soul Saving Station in Duquesne, PA, where he was a member. A gifted writer and artist Tywuan performed with the gospel and rap group Soldiers of War.  Listening to music and socializing with family and friends was what Tywaun enjoyed most.

 
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Harvey L. Grant

October 29, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Harvey L. Grant, 93, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25, 2019, in Kane Regional Hospital. 

He was born May 4, 1926, in Braddock, PA, son of the late Nathaniel and Evie Fuller Grant. Devoted husband of the late Betty Lee Adams Grant.

Harvey served our nation proudly, as a soldier in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his return home, he worked at Pittsburgh Steel Foundry in Glassport, at McKeesport Area School District and also served as a state constable.

 
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Shawn “Eddie” Edward WyGant

October 23, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Shawn “Eddie” Edward WyGant, 45, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania departed this earthly life too soon on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

He was born October 29, 1973, in Pittsburgh, PA and the son of Sheri WyGant-King and the late John Lee Huggins, Sr.

Shawn was a man full of many talents and trades. He graduated from McKeesport High School. He held multiple careers and jobs following college and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. In addition to being a partner of IGFM Studios, among being involved with many other organizations. He had extraordinary artistic talents and had and endless imagination.

 
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Ethel M. Grimball Hamlin

October 22, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Mrs. Ethel M. Grimball Hamlin, 94, peacefully slept with family by her bedside in Akron, Ohio. She was born Oct. 30, 1924, and raised in McKeesport, Pa., the first-born child of the late Eugene George Grimball, Sr. and Marie Bell Mikell Grimball. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Carl William Hamlin, bothers Clyde William Grimball, James Melvin Grimball and sister Gladys Delores Grimball.

Ethel attended McKeesport area schools and was a graduate of McKeesport High School. She later became a licensed beautician after graduating from LaSalle Beauty School. She worked at Sadee’s Beauty Shop for many years. Piano lessons were taught to Ethel by Mrs. LaRue Frederick and Mrs. Addie Farrell of McKeesport, PA. She was also given vocal lessons from Mrs. Maudelene Johnson of Pittsburgh, PA.

 
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Dwayne Robert (Fish) Christy

October 21, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Dwayne Robert (Fish) Christy, 59, of Clairton, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Canterbury Place.

He was born May 23, 1960 in McKeesport, son of the late Robert Christy and Virginia Adams Christy.

After graduating high school,  “Fish” attended Community College of Allegheny County and the University of Pittsburgh, where he furthered his education. Dwayne was a member of Morningstar Baptist Church, where he was a faithful member of the combined choir and the male chorus. Dwayne also taught Sunday school regularly.

Dwayne leaves behind to cherish his memory a brother, Kevin Smith, other loving family members, and friends.

 
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Henry R. Barbour

October 20, 2019 |

By Robert A. Waters Funeral Home | Posted in: Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Henry R. Barbour, 71, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania peacefully departed this life on Monday, October 14, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Henry was born April 23, 1948, in McKeesport, PA to the late Henry Barbour, and Margaret Mikell Barbour.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Bruce Barbour.

After graduating from East Orange High school in East Orange, New Jersey, Henry joined the United States Marine Corps where he served honorably. Following his return home, he was employed by Bectel Bettis Plant in West Mifflin as a technician in the liquid department.

 
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