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Audrey F. (Fuller) Gilbert

July 16, 2016 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Audrey F. (Fuller) Gilbert, age 89, of Irwin, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016. She was born January 28, 1927 in Punxsutawney, the daughter of the late Dr. Harry and Helen (Paul) Fuller. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin where she served as a deacon and served on the Stephen Ministry Group. She was a great mother to her children and helped run the pre-school at the United Church of Christ in Irwin.

 
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Claire Anna (Bennett) Zinsmeister

July 16, 2016 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Claire Anna (Bennett) Zinsmeister, of Irwin, formerly of N. Braddock, passed away July 14, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Wilburt and Anna (Heinen) Bennett. Claire was formerly employed by the PRR. She enjoyed traveling and spending time at her Scottyland camp with family and friends. Claire was also a proud and excellent homemaker. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, and was a past Noble Grand of the Rebekah Lodge in N. Braddock.

 
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Dorothy Jean Hollis

July 16, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Jean Hollis, 56 years old of Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, transitioned from Earth July 13, 2016 in UPMC East.

 
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Gambal Obituary

July 16, 2016 |

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

BARBARA M. GAMBAL, 71 of Munhall, died July 15, 2016.  She is the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Grow) Hayne.  She is survived by her beloved husband Robert "Bobby" Gambal; children Kim Chesleigh, Jack Eicholz and Deb Coury; grandchildren Corie, Jessica, Jackie, Cal, Sarah, Johnny, Jimmy and Erika; great grandchildren Sidney, Hannah and Anthony and sister Sandy Luci.  Barb was preceded in death by sisters Betty and Donna and brother James.

Friends received Teichart-Gracan Funeral Home, Duquense, Tues. 2-8.

 


Albert F. Roll

July 15, 2016 |

By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Albert F. "Hector" Roll, 84, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at VA Hospital - Oakland Division.

 
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John F. Sisko, Sr.

July 15, 2016 |

By Willig Funeral Home & Crematory | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

John F. Sisko, Sr., age 64, of McKeesport, died July 13, 2016, at his home. Born January 25, 1952, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ann (Ondrovic) Sisko and the husband of Nancy (Keener) Sisko.
For 15 years, John worked for Dura-Bond Industries at the Liberty Borough and Duquesne plants. He was a past member of St. Mary’s Czestochowa Catholic Church. John enjoyed spending time with his family, his dogs, gardening and watching the Syfy channel.

 
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Ernest "Ernie" J. Kocur

July 14, 2016 |

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

ERNEST "ERNIE" J. KOCUR, 71, of West Mifflin, died July 13, 2016.  He is the son of the late John and Anna (Galajda) Kocur.  Beloved husband of Lynn (Simo) Kocur; father of John (Renee) Kocur of Warminster, Pa; grandfather of Ryan and Avery; brother of Carol (Peter) Barsotti of West Mifflin, Ron Kocur of Duquesne, and John (Mogie) Kocur of Windermere, FL; also nieces  Janine, Anne, and Sasha.

 
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Ann F. (Arch) Botti

July 14, 2016 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Ann F. (Arch) Botti, 96, of East McKeesport, died Wednesday July 13, 2016. She was born October 29, 1919 in Leskovec pri Krsken, Yugoslavia, a daughter of the late Anton and Anna (Mlakar) Arch. Ann was eastern region district food manager for K-Mart for 22 years. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport, a member of the Christian Mothers, and a volunteer for East Allegheny Meals-On-Wheels.

 
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Jeffrey A. Pilkington

July 14, 2016 |

By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Jeffrey A. Pilkington, age 67 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.  Born May 24, 1949 in Greensburg, he was a son of the late LeRoy and Helen "Dolly" (Miller) Pilkington.

 
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J. Donald Dvorsky

July 14, 2016 |

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

J. Donald Dvorsky, 86, formerly of Elizabeth Township, died Monday July 11, 2016. He was born August 19, 1929 in McKeesport, a son of the late Joseph and Bridget (Pastor) Dvorsky and was also preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Jean (Luethke) Dvorsky, his second wife Dorothy Jean Dvorsky, and a sister Corrine Heyz. Don retired as administrator of the energy distribution for U.S. Steel Corporation and served as a consultant after retirement. He was past master of Duquesne Lodge, No.731, Free and Accepted Masons, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Pittsburgh, and Syria Temple, Pittsburgh.

 
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Rose Marlene (Andreoli) Chiaverini

July 14, 2016 |

By Willig Funeral Home & Crematory | Posted in: Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Rose Marlene (Andreoli) Chiaverini, age 75, of North Huntingdon, formerly of White Oak, died July 10, 2016, at home with her loving family by her side. Born April 25, 1941 in Liberty Borough, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Angelina (Patriarco) Andreoli and the wife of the late Anthony Chiaverini.
Rose was the owner and operator of Chiaverini’s Family Restaurant. She was a member of St. Patrick Parish, where she formerly served on the finance committee. She was also a member and former president of the Palanese League of America and a member of the White Oak American Legion Post # 701. 

 
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Toni R. Wilson

July 13, 2016 |

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

Toni R. Wilson, 60 of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, peacefully transitioned July 9, 2016 in UPMC Mercy Hospital.

 
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Scott A. McCormick

July 13, 2016 |

By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Scott A. McCormick, age 58 of Parkersburg, WV, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Camden Clark Memorial Medical Center in Parkersburg.  Born August 4, 1957 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Robert S. and Agnes M. (Douglas) McCormick. 

 
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George G. Myers, Sr.

July 13, 2016 |

By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

George G. Myers, Sr., 86, of Lincoln passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at St. Clair Hospital. He was a sub-director for U.S. Steelworkers of America in Norwin and a member of The Kingdom Hall in McKeesport. 

 
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William Nathan Lankford

July 12, 2016 |

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

William Nathan Lankford, 93 of Elizabeth, transitioned peacefully July 10, 2016 in UPMC St. Margaret Hospital.

 
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