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Harold O. West

May 19, 2022 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Harold O. West, 92, of Duquesne, died May 10, 2022.  He is the son of the late Oscar and Hilda (Winkler) West and beloved husband of Rhoda (Gavlik) West.  He is survived by his daughter Joy (the late David) Chickering son Harold (Anne) West, and daughter Jill (Edward) Rust; grandchildren Deborah (Ray) Townsend, David (Anila) Chickering, Danielle (Adam) Fornek, Jeremy Rust, Mandy (Eddy) Smith, and Michael West; great grandchildren Cole, Jayden, Quinn, Caylah, and Ezra; brothers Richard (the late Anna Mae) West and Kenneth (the late Beverly) West, and sister Nancy (Joe) Wilson.  Harold was a retired Pharmacist and after his pharmacy career worked as an insurance agent for Primerica.  He is a member of the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport; graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and served in the US Air Force.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.  A private interment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, PA.

 


Harold O. West

May 12, 2022 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Harold O. West, 92, of Duquesne, died May 10, 2022.  He is the son of the late Oscar and Hilda (Winkler) West and beloved husband of Rhoda (Gavlik) West.  He is survived by his daughter Joy (the late David) Chickering son Harold (Anne) West, and daughter Jill (Edward) Rust; grandchildren Deborah (Ray) Townsend, David (Anila) Chickering, Danielle (Adam) Fornek, Jeremy Rust, Mandy (Eddy) Smith, and Michael West; great grandchildren Cole, Jayden, Quinn, Caylah, and Ezra; brothers Richard (the late Anna Mae) West and Kenneth (the late Beverly) West, and sister Nancy (Joe) Wilson.  Harold was a retired Pharmacist and after his pharmacy career worked as an insurance agent for Primerica.  He is a member of the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport; graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and served in the US Air Force. 

 
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Mary G. Szabo

May 03, 2022 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

  Mary G. Szabo, 102, of West Mifflin, died May 3, 2022.  She is the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Lorincz) Rinkacs and wife of the late Elmer Szabo.  She is survived by her son Gerald (the late Ruth) Szabo; daughters Mary Ann (Robert) Kameg, Norma (the late Edward) Schueler and Cheryl (Tim) McCall; grandchildren Ryan Kameg, Kirstyn Burgert, Brandon Kameg, Ashley Gavlik, Adam Schueler, Tim McCall, Callon McCall and Kaitlyn Jordon; 14 Great Grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her sisters Anna Thomas and Julia Rathi and brother Joseph Rinkacs.  Mary was a former member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church and a member of St. Thomas of the Apostle Parish.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Thurs. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral mass will be held Fri. 10:00 am at Holy Name Church.  Interment following St. Joseph Cemetery.

 


Mary G. “Moomie” Simon

May 01, 2022 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Mary G. “Moomie” Simon, 80 of West Mifflin, formerly of West Mifflin, died May 1, 2022.  She is the daughter of the late George “Judy” and Violet (Obradovich) Belancik.  Mary is survived by her daughter Lisa Simon,  brother Michael Galagaza, George ‘Guj” Belancik and Richard Belancik; sister Debbie Driscoll; also nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her brother Bob Belancik.  Mary was a 1960 graduate of Duquesne High School, worked for Jefferson Hospital/South Hills Health System for 20 years, and Locust Grove Personal Care Home, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Mifflin.  Lisa would like to thank Donna Westerbeck for the loving care she gave to her mother.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Tues. from 1 to 8.  A funeral service will be held Wed. 10:00 am in the funeral home.  Interment following Holy Trinity Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Caring Hospice or Locust Grove Nursing Home.

 


Walter "Vlade" Baskot

March 25, 2022 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Walter "Vlade" Baskot, 80, of West Mifflin, died March 25, 2022.  He is the son of the late Nikola and Ljubica (Mamula) Baskot.  He is survived by is wife Diane "Dee Dee" (Korach) Baskot; son Michael (Robyn) Baskot; daughter Nikole (Michael) Barach; grandchildren Steven, Luke, Nadia, Dara, Keira and Nikko; sister Milica "Mitzie" (the late Nick "Shoosh") Pilipovich; nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sisters Myra Farrell and Zora Nedzbala and brother Dushan "Duddy" Baskot.  Vlade was a member of St. Sava's Serbian Orthodox Church and a member of their Men's Club.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Sun. from Noon to 6 and on Monday at St. Sava's Serbian Orhodox Church from 10 to 11:00 am, at which time a funeral litergy will be held with the Very Rev. Stevan Rocknage.  Interment following St. Sava's Cemetery in Castle Shannon.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Sava's Serbian Othodox Church, 901 Hartman St., McKeesport Pa 15122.

 


David J. Konar

March 06, 2022 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

 

David J. Konar, 63, born March 12, 1958 of West Mifflin died March 4, 2022 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He is the son of the late John and Dolores (Lizunov) Konar. He is survived by his beloved wife Linda Konar; son Mike Ragan of West Mifflin; sister Dr. Karen (John) Chapman of North Huntingdon; sister-in-law Sharon (Bill) Crissman of Connellsville; brother-in-law Thomas Denne of Turtle Creek; nephews Bryan (Lisa) Chapman of Baldwin Boro and Nick Denne of Turtle Creek; nieces Amanda (David) Pinkosky of Finleyville; Sarah (Lenny) Minnick of Perryopolis; Rachel (Ed Cunko) Thomas of Belle Vernon; also aunts cousins and friends. David was a member of the GBU Club in Duquesne and a retired truck driver for Liberty USA now known as EBY Brown and served in the US Air Force. Friends recieved Tuesday from 1-7pm at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne. A funeral blessing will be held Wednesday at 11am in the funeral home. Interment following St. Nicholas Cemetery, West Mifflin.

 


Darough K. Marciniec

December 23, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Darough K. Marciniec, 71, of Pittsburgh, formerly of West Mifflin, died Dec. 22, 2021.  He is the son of the late Carl and Margaret (Fillo) Marciniec.  He is survived by his sister-in-law Patty (the late Gary) Butler; nephew Jason Marciniec; and cousins Lori (George) Fillo, David (Sue) Fillo, Phyllis (the late Richard) Nemeth, Leslie Reihl and Lenny Reihl and many other cousins.  He was preceded in death by his brother Gary Marciniec. Darough was retired from US Steel Homestead and worked in housekeeping at Shadyside Hospital and was a lifetime Steeler ticket holder.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Mon. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral blessing will be held Tues. at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Father Tom Lewandowski officiating.  Interment following Holy Name Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Light of Life Mission.

 


Barbara J. Revak

December 09, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

  Barbara J. Revak age 80, of West Mifflin, died Thursday, December 9, 2021, in McKeesport Hospital. She was born April 21, 1941, and was the eldest child of Leslie Revak (1912-1971) and Barbara Hegedus Revak (1916-2004). A graduate of Duquesne High School, she retired from US Steel as a corporate administrative assistant and previously had a career with Equibank.

Though she never knew them, all four of her grandparents were Hungarian immigrants, and Barb was fiercely proud of her Hungarian heritage. She and her mother even traveled back to their native villages in Hungary, where she held dual citizenship. A lifelong member of the Hungarian Reformed Church of Duquesne, she also served as its secretary and treasurer. For many, she was the face of the church, and her organizational skills and dedication will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her goddaughter Rosalyn Reeder (Tiffany) of Gulfport, MS, actively deployed in the Middle East, adopted son Jeffrey Kash (Jeff Nytch) of Boulder, CO, many dear and close cousins, and many friends who were her extended family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved brother Leslie Dennis Revak (1946-1982) and many dear cousins.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, December 12 in the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, 212 Wilmot St., Duquesne. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, December 13 at the Hungarian Reformed Church, 1411 Kennedy Avenue, Duquesne, with the Rev. Dr. József Posta officiating. Burial will follow in the Hungarian Reformed Cemetery, West Mifflin.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Hungarian Reformed Church: 1411 Kennedy Avenue; Duquesne, PA. 15110.

 


James D. McCombs

November 16, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

James D. McCombs, 55 of Boston, Pa, died Nov. 16, 2021.  He is the son of Judith (the late Robert)  Spell and the late James R. McCombs.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sister Hilary Spell; uncle Bill (Debbie) Spell; aunt Edie (the late Jack) Spell; cousin Jack III (Karen) Spell, and many other cousins; childhood friend Tim Cohlhepp and his neighbors Russ and Noah.  He is preceded in death by grandparents Anne Spell; Clyde and Genevieve Riemenschneider and Charles and Adaline Mccombs and uncles Clyde "Shorty" (Audrey) and Raymond Riemenschneider.  Jim’s proudest moment was achieving a degree from Point Park and his beloved dog “Spike”. A special thank you to the "Kane family and staff" for the love and support.   Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Fri.  from 3 to 8.  A funeral service will be held Sat. at 11:00 am at the  First Presbyterian Church in Duquesne.  Interment following Mt. Vernon Cemetery. 

 


Irene H. Vockley

November 12, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Irene H. Vockley, 92 of West Mifflin, died Nov. 11, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Czap and beloved wife of the late Michael Vockley.  She is survived by her daughters Diane Vockley and Linda (Daniel) Baughman; grandchildren Nicholas (Breann) Baughman, Kimberly Baughman and Michael Baughman and great grandchildren Harper Rose and Brooks Michael.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 


Richard "Rick" Voytko

November 04, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

 

Richard "Rick"Voytko, 71, passed away peacefully at his home in Monessen, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Son of the late John and L. Jeanne Voytko, of West Mifflin. Rick was preceded in death by his brother, John ‘Jay’ Voytko. He is survived by and will be missed dearly by his sisters Paula (Joe) Bresnei, of Glenshaw, and Jeanne (Ron) Dyer of Volo, IL, several nieces, nephews, grandnieces/nephews and a loving circle of friends. Rick graduated from West Mifflin North High School in 1968. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Robert Morris University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services; and earned his Master’s Degree of Education at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Psychology and Sociology.

 
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Dolores H. Radakovich

November 01, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Dolores H. Radakovich, 98, died Friday October 29, 2021. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Wukoson. She is survived by her son Tom Radakovich; daughter-in-law Linda Radakovich; granddaughters Sara Caric and Julie Radakovich; great-granddaughter Eloise; and many loving relatives. She was preceded in death by beloved husband Sam Radakovich, and son Steven Radakovich. Dolores was a longtime member of St. Sava’s Serbian Orthodox Church. Friends received at the Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home Thursday 10am. A funeral blessing will be held at 11am. Interment following Jefferson Memorial Park.

 


Dolores Loop

October 25, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Dolores "DoDo" Loop, 89 of Duquesne, died Oct. 23, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Legerski) Novak and sister of the late Robert Novak and Barbara Jean Hall.  DoDo was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish; Rosary Society and served as a lector.  She was a retired secretary for Westinghouse Bettis, where she worked for over 44 years.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne, on Wed. from 1 to 4.  A funeral mass will be held Thurs. at 10am at Holy Name Church with Father Tom Lewandowsky.  Interment following St. Hedwig Cemetery.

 


Carolyn R. Opalko

October 20, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

  Carolyn R. Opalko, 82, of West Mifflin, died Oct. 19, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late Walter and Olga (Bodnar) Hunt.  She is survived by her beloved husband Russell Opalko; son Bryan (Carrie Zdobinski) Opalko; daughter Susan Opalko-Sommers; her granddaughter, Charlee Rae Sommers, who was her entire world; sisters Marsha (Buck) Willis and Laura DiDomenico; also nieces and nephews.  Early in life, Carolyn was a secretary and then managed her father’s tavern (Hunt’s Bar) in Duquesne.  Carolyn’s main job was raising her kids and taking care of her family, and doting on her granddaughter every chance she got.  Carolyn is a member of St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church.  Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne on Sun. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8.  A funeral liturgy will be held Mon. 10:00 am at St. Elias Byzantine Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your local animal shelter.

 


Dolores "Dolly" Kopay

October 14, 2021 |

By Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home | Posted in: Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home

Dolores “Dolly” V. Kopay, 92, of West Mifflin, died Oct. 14, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late John and Victoria Miskanic and wife of the late Albert J. Kopay, Sr.  She is survived by her daughter Jamie (James) Pace; sons Albert “Jimbo” (Debbie) Kopay, John “Jody” (Debbie) Kopay and Jerold “Jerry” (Theresa) Kopay; sisters Jeanette Mathe and Victoria Stojakovich; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.  Funeral arrangements by Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquesne.

 

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