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Gerald "Gene" Faupel

June 12, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Gerald E, “Gene” Faupel 58, of North Versailles, PA departed this life on Monday, June 8, 2020 at UPMC McKeesport.

Born January 5, 1962 in Bunola, PA, he was the son of the late Edward E. and Roberta (Maple) Faupel and the loving fiancé of Rose Jones.

 
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Mary Ann Weimer

June 11, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Mary Ann Weimer, age 54, of McKeesport, died June 6, 2020.  Born August 1, 1965, she was the daughter of the late Carol Weimer and was preceded in death by grandparents, Joseph and Ann Weimer. Mary Ann worked at Life Care as a unit secretary and was known to help others in need. She was a lifelong Steeler fan and always enjoyed watching them play.  She is survived by many cousins, special friends, and her dogs, Brooks and Toby.  

 
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Mark J. Whitehead

June 09, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Mark J. Whitehead, age 63, of Bethel Park died June 6, 2020, at Jefferson Hospital. Born June 1, 1957, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Paul Whitehead and the late Jane (Cancelliere) and the husband of Mary Sue Whitehead.

 
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Peter Derkas

June 02, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Peter Derkas, age 56, of McKeesport, died May 27, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Born August 18, 1963, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Stephen and Janet (Petroski) Derkas.  He worked at the McKeesport Senior Care Plaza as a dietary aid.  He loved to cook and was known to walk everywhere.    He enjoyed having a good time and was the life of the party.

 
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Dorothy Webber

May 29, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Dorothy Webber, age 94, of McKeesport, died May 26, 2020.  She is survived by children, Wayne (Mary) Webber, Bruce Webber, Jeanne Orlando, Judy Ruder and Tom (Luisa) Webber; she is also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by children, Glenn, Linda, and Mora, and grandchildren, Cory Ruder and Terry.  Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 12-2 p.m.  Inurnment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Due to the current CDC restrictions, only 25 people are permitted in the funeral home at one time. All visitors must wear a mask upon arriving. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Chester Harvey Daugherty

May 27, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Chester Harvey Daugherty, Sr., age 80, of Lincoln Borough, died May 25, 2020, at Meadowcrest Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Bethel Park. Born February 4, 1940, in Circleville, PA, he was the son of the late Harvey William and Katherine (Humphries) Daugherty and the former husband of Nancy (Dornin) Daugherty of Smithton, PA.

 
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Denise Ann Chontos

May 22, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Denise Ann Chontos, age 65, of West Mifflin, died May 18, 2020 at home.  Born March 5, 1955, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Margaret Mary (Freil) Varley.  Denise was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Pleasant Hills.  She is survived by son, Edward Chontos; siblings, William (Michelle) Varley. Mark (Liz) Varley, Suzanne (Anthony) Calabrese and Gregory M. Varley.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Wilbur "Wimpy" R. Brown

May 18, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Wilbur "Wimpy" Raymond Brown went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, May 8, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He was born May 4, 1940, in McKeesport and was the son of the late Joseph L. and Sadie (Lagare) Brown and husband to the late Ernestine (Bolden) Brown.

 
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Kristy Jefferson

May 14, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Kristy Jefferson, age 38, of McKeesport, died May 4, 2020.  Born July 22, 1981, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of John Jefferson and Charlene (Snyder) Jefferson.
Kristy was a loving mother of four. She graduated from McKeesport Senior High School. She attended CCAC and Kaplan Career Institute and worked at the Peer Group of McKeesport and Omex Kristy.

 
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Jamie Lyn Brewster Filotei

May 13, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Jamie Lyn Brewster Filotei, age 46, of McKeesport, died May 12, 2020, peacefully at home. Born December 22, 1973, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Senator James R. and Linda (Harding) Brewster and the wife of Kenneth J. Filotei.

Jamie was retired from McKeesport Area School District, where she was a 4th grade elementary school teacher for 24 years. She was an excellent athlete and received a basketball scholarship to Mansfield University where she received a degree in Education. She was a member of the Christy Park United Methodist Church. Jamie was currently serving as Vice-President, on the McKeesport City Council. She was also a member of the Kiwanis Club of McKeesport, and very involved with the Girl's on the Run.

 
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Kimberly Anderson

May 10, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Kimberly Anderson, age 39, of Sutton, WV, died May 7, 2020, at home. Born February 6, 1981, in Colorado Springs, CO, she was the daughter of Brent Anderson and Brenda (Scott Maley) Anderson.

 
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John Terry Lofgren

May 05, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

John Terry Lofgren, age 48, of Liberty Borough, died May 3, 2020, at AHN Jefferson Hospital.  Born March 21, 1972, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Elmer and Carol (Stash) Lofgren.  He is survived by a brother, Kenneth (Patricia Echement) Lofgren, of Rostraver Twp.; niece, Cassie Lofgren, and nephew, Christian Lofgren.  John was most recently employed as an instructor at Triangle Tech.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  A private burial was held at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com

 


Denise V. Mitchell

May 03, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Denise V. Mitchell, age 62, of McKeesport, formerly of Penn Hills, died April 30, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born April 4, 1958, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Otis Wesley and the late Ina Mae (Stewart) Wesley,  and the wife of Edward Mitchell.

 
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Amber Dolby

April 29, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Amber Dolby, age 38, of McKeesport, died April 26, 2020.  Born March 7, 1982, she was the daughter of Bernadette Cregan and the late Charles Harding.  She is survived by children, Alexis Kyne (and one granddaughter to be), Devon Kyne, and Logan Ashcroft; sister of Brandon (Toni) Cregan, Michael (Stacey) Cregan, Nicole (Matt) Buck, Will (Alaina) Harding, and Cory Harding; father of her children, Thomas Kyne, and also survived by many nieces, nephews, and life long friend Desiree Larkin.  She was a caring person with a big heart that was taken from this world too soon. Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.

 


Mario F. Volponi

April 28, 2020 |

By willig | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Mario F. Volponi, age 89, of Liberty Borough, died at home on April 26, 2020.  Born July 22, 1930, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Antonio and Rosa (DiLullo) Volponi and husband of Louise (Galeziowski) Volponi.

 
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