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Geraldine D. "Gerry" (Balombiny) Selznick

July 09, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Geraldine D. "Gerry" (Balombiny) Selznick, 86, of Duquesne, Fell asleep in the Lord, peacefully, on Friday June 26, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills. Born in Duquesne, June 18, 1934, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Hayduk) Balombiny. Beloved wife of the late Edgar A. Selznick, she is survived by a daughter, Kathleen McCormick, a son, David Selznick, a brother, Francis Balombiny, one granddaughter, Jacqueline Fraas, a great grandchild, Carson Fraas, a nephew, Edward Balombiny, and a great niece, Heather Myer. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Selznick was also preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Edward Balombiny, a sister, Irene Bartos, and a nephew, Jan Balombiny.

 
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Bonnie L. Gilarski

June 23, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Bonnie L. (Diebold) Gilarski, 75, of West Mifflin, died peacefully Saturday June 20, 2020 in Locust Grove Personal Care, West Mifflin. Born in Homestead, September 7, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Lynn and Hazel (Strutt) Diebold. Mrs. Gilarski was a retired self-employed housekeeper / caregiver. She is survived by a daughter, Regina (Dave) Pristas, and a grandson, Nathaniel Pristas.

 
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Helen F. Bytzura

June 13, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Helen F. (Fraikor) Bytzura, 95, of West Mifflin and formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the Residence at Whitehall. Mrs. Bytzura was born in Duquesne, November 1, 1924, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Petrosky) Fraikor. Mrs. Bytzura was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, a loving homemaker, and a former teletype operator at the former Duquesne works, U.S. Steel Corporation. Beloved wife of the late George A. Bytzura, she is survived by two loving children, Patricia (Arthur) Gennari and Raymond (Carol) Bytzura; four grandchildren, Jeffery (Aubrey) Gennari, Bryan Gennari, Amanda Bytzura, and Ryan Bytzura; two great grandchildren, Benjamin Gennari and Rosalie Gennari; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.

 
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Krystian Andrew McDonnell

June 02, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Krystian Andrew McDonnell, 23, of Duquesne died tragically in a fire at his home on Friday, May 29, 2020.

Mr. McDonnell was born February 24, 1997, in Pittsburgh. The son of Terrence McDonnell and Barbara Vamos McDonnell. Mr. McDonnell was an employee in the custodial department of Duquesne School District.

He is survived by his beloved mother, Barbara and her fiance, Dedris Davis, his father, Terrence and his wife Lasaun, a sister, Cassandra McDonnell, Paternal Grandparents, Dale and Anntionette Miller McDonnell, Aunt, Shelly (Scott) Witkowski, Godparents, Roxanne Clark and Thomas Ambrose, a niece Arya Bisgoni, and cousins, Cameron and Conner Witkowski.

 
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Marsha A. Sovak

May 16, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Marsha A. (Meider) Sovak, 67, of West Mifflin, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 15, 2020, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born in Pittsburgh, December 12, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Grace (Marsch) Meider. Mrs. Sovak was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and employed by the David Mitchell and Associates Accounting Firm of Upper St. Clair. Mrs. Sovak is survived by her beloved husband Eugene Sovak, two loving daughters, Dr. Lisa Sovak and Christine "Chrissy" Sovak, a brother, Leonard Meider, and a brother-in-law, Raymond Sovak.

 
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John L. Fait

May 01, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

John L. Fait, 62, of West Mifflin, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills. Born in Pittsburgh, March 23, 1958, he was the son of Madeline (Belovich) Fleegle and the late Richard L. Fait. Mr. Fait was a retired mechanic for the Port Authority of Allegheny County and a member of the Mifflin Social Club, West Mifflin. Besides his mother he is survived by a son, Stephen (Alisha) Fait, a brother, Dwight R. Fait, and a granddaughter, Emma G. Fait.

 
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Thomas E. "Paz" Pazehoski

April 17, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Thomas E. "Paz" Pazehoski, 73, of West Mifflin, died suddenly, Thursday April 16, 2020, in U.P.M.C. Presbyterian. Born in Braddock, September 15, 1946, he was the son of Edmund S. and Margaret (Heatherington) Pazehoski. Mr. Pazehoski was a member of St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church, Munhall, and was employed as a rigging operations manager for TRC Industries, Wilmerding.

 
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Carol A. Butler

March 28, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Carol A. (Winkler) Butler, 75, of West Mifflin, died peacefully at home on Friday March 27, 2020. Born in Pittsburgh on May 9, 1944, she was the daughter of the late William Winkler and Blanche Meyer. Ms. Butler was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and retired from John J. Kane Regional Medical Center.

 
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Robert M. Urban

March 19, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Robert M. Urban, 72, of Munhall, died Tuesday March 17, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills. Born July 25, 1947, in Munhall, he was the son of the late Michael and Jacqueline Urban. Mr. Urban was a retired employee of the U. S. Steel Corporation, Clairton Works and a proud Vietnam Veteran serving in the U. S. Army. He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda S. (Rhodes) Urban, four loving sons, Todd Urban, Brandon (Traci) Urban, Derek (Courtney) Urban, and Evan Urban, and a grandson, Mason Urban.

 
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Andrew P. Butsko

March 04, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Andrew P. Butsko, of West Mifflin, died on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, two days before his 83rd birthday. Born in Duquesne on March 5, 1937, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary (Sersen) Butsko. Mr. Butsko was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.

 
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Helen R. (Spynda) Rozzo

February 27, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Helen R. (Spynda) Rozzo, 96, of Duquesne, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born January 7, 1924, in McKees Rocks, Mrs. Rozzo was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church in Pleasant Hills.

Loving wife of the late Frank J. Rozzo Sr., she is survived by two sons, Frank J Rozzo Jr. of Brookline and John "Jack" Rozzo and his wife Sheila of Duquesne, five grandchildren, John, Charlie, Gregory, Amber and Ashley and six great grandchildren, Lilyanna, Sydney, Anthony, Isabella, Adrianna, and Darrion. Mrs. Rozzo was also preceded in death by a brother, Peter Spynda and two sisters, Nancy Noe and Patricia Ledwich.

 
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Albert J. Stajger

February 20, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Albert J. Stajger, 85, of West Mifflin, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in McKeesport, October, 28, 1934, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Safko) Stajger. Per Mr. Stajger's wishes all services are private and provided by the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Duquesne.

To send flowers to Albert's family, please visit our floral section.

 


John A. "Sonny" Axelson

February 17, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

John A. "Sonny" Axelson, 73, of West Mifflin died peacefully on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at home in the company of his loving family. Born December 9, 1946 in McKeesport, he was the son of the Late Arthur and LaRue Robis Axelson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 29 yrs, Pat Gastrock Axelson, his most cherished daughter, Heather D. (Jason) Bonacci, Joseph Axelson, and Erikka Dunmeyer, a brother, Dennis W. (Lorrie) Axelson, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and nieces & nephews. He was a member of Homeville Christian Church, West Mifflin, a retired employee of Bettis Atomic Lab, West Mifflin, a 1965 graduate of Schwab Vocational School in Homestead, and a 1967 graduate of Western Pennsylvania School of Technology. He also enjoyed gardening, hunting, the Steelers and fishing at Twin Lakes Park.

 
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Daniel "Danilo" Petrovich

February 13, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

Daniel "Danilo" Petrovich, 88, of Duquesne, Fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at home. Born on March 24, 1931, in Duquesne, he was the son of the late Simo and Marija (Santek) Petrovich.

He was a member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport and a retired employee of U.S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works.

Beloved husband of the late Martha (Urban) Petrovich, he is survived by two daughters, Linda (Wayne) Newmyer and Helen (Joseph) DeCaria both of West Mifflin, a brother Sam Petrovich of Duquesne, two sisters, Violet Petrovich and Sophie Petrovich both of Duquesne, a sister-in-law, Takeko Petrovich of California, three grandchildren, Lisa Riles of North Huntingdon, Jason (Jennean) Newmyer of North Huntingdon, and SPC Daniel DeCaria of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, five great grandchildren, Nathan, Noah, and Carter Newmyer and Jacob and Kenley Riles, a niece, Dianne (Tim) Bristol, two nephews, Michael (Eleanor) Petrovich, and Rick Petrovich and two great nephews, Nicklos and Zachary.

 
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George L. "Chin" Garrison

February 11, 2020 |

By William S. Skovranko Memorial Home | Posted in: William S. Skovranko Memorial Home

George Lawrence "Chin" Garrison, 64, of West Mifflin died peacefully at home on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Born in McKeesport, February 27, 1955, he was the son of the Late Barbara McCaslin Rack and stepfather Stephen Rack. Mr. Garrison was a long time employee of Kennywood Park Corporation. Beloved husband of Linda (Sabol) Garrison, he is also survived by a daughter, Melissa Garrison, three brothers Michael (Kim) Rack of McKeesport, Stephen (Margaret) Rack of Dravosburg, and Patrick Rack of Glassport, a sister, Laura (Greg Marsh of West Mifflin and several nieces and nephews.

 
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