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Robert L. Lyles

September 08, 2016 |

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

Robert L. Lyles, age 87, of Elizabeth, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at VA Hospital Healthcare System - H.J. Heinz Campus. He was a retired treatment plant operator for West Elizabeth Sanitary Authority. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth and an Army veteran serving during the Korean War.

 
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Frederick A. Auretto

September 08, 2016 |

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

Frederick Anthony Auretto, 79, of Elizabeth Township, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at home. He was born August 18, 1937 in Pittsburgh and was the son of the late Samuel and Louise Macri Auretto. He was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township and was a US Army Veteran. He was a retired Personnel Administrator for McKeesport Hospital and was also a Property Assessor for Allegheny County. He had also worked for Fort Pitt Steel Casting. He is survived by his wife, Sue Ann Brookhouser Auretto, daughters, Gina Auretto (Kip) Kennemur of Birmingham, AL, Cristina Auretto of Elizabeth Township and Danielle Auretto (Tracy Willcox) of Woodstock, NY, grandsons, Nicholas, Zachary, and Jared Kennemur, nieces and nephews.

 
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Jean Delores Lee Johnson

September 07, 2016 |

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

Jean Delores Lee Johnson, 83 of Clairton, departed this life peacefully September 4, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

 
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Clarence Edward Coleman, Jr.

September 07, 2016 |

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

Clarence Edward Coleman, Jr., 64 of McKeesport, peacefully transitioned September 4, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

 
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Linda Shipley

September 07, 2016 |

By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Linda (Maneer) Shipley, 56 of White Oak passed away at home unexpectedly while reading her daily Bible devotions on September 4, 2016.  Born March 12, 1960 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of Donna (William Wehner) Shipley and the late Donald Shipley.  Linda attended the First Evangelical Free Church in McKeesport for 50 years, and was active in Sage’s Army in helping to raise awareness of drug addiction.  Linda was also active in the Veteran’s Wounded Warrior Project  as a caregiver.  She was a nursing assistant at Bayada Nursing, where she cared for elderly and disabled individuals in their homes. She also loved to care for her horse Velvet and Louie Louis Vuitton her granddog.  In addition to her mom, she is survived by her children, Amy (Kenneth Ferree) McCarthy, Raelyn (Joseph Willard III) Meisenbach, and Sam (Rachel) Grissom; grandchildren, Dontae and Rayann McCarthy; sister, Lorraine (Gary Pearsol) Shipley; brother, John (Allison) Shipley; nieces and nephews, Livia, Nicholas, Dylan, Amanda, Amber, Anthony, and Aidan.  She is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and Donald Maneer.  She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Grissom; brother, Thomas Shipley, and an unborn child. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9- 10:30 a.m.   Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Free Church.  Interment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 
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Edward J. Whelan

September 07, 2016 |

By Administrator | Posted in: Deaths Elsewhere

Edward J. Whelan, Age 71, of Mount Washington passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016. He was born in McKeesport on September 30. 1944, the son of the late Edward R. and Dorothy A. (Clintner) Whalen. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Donna (Whalen) Carroll. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years. Kathy (Bechtol) Whelan of Mount Washington; and sisters. Patricia Kenney (Charles) of Plum Borough and Maureen (Thomas) Schumacher of North Huntingdon. He is also survived by seven nieces.

 
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Heather Belfiore

September 06, 2016 |

By Wojciechowski Funeral Home | Posted in: Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Heather Belfiore, 27, of Mckeesport died Friday, September 2, 2016. She was preceded in death by parents William and Lisa (Swantek) Belfiore. She is survived by her son Jonathan who was the love of her life; fiance Brandon Perhacs of Mckeesport; sisters Patty (Edward Rager) Belfiore, Jennifer Belfiore, Christan Potter, and Nicole Potter; brother William Edward Belfiore III; grandmothers Patricia Swantek and Paula Belfiore; nephews Bradley and Ryan Rager; niece Kaylee Rager; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation will be held at the Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport, Tue. 5-7:30pm at which time a funeral service will be held with Rev. David Nolfi.

 


Dorothy Alice "Effie" Paterra

September 06, 2016 |

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

Dorothy Alice "Effie" Paterra, 89, of McKeesport, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016. She was born October 8, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late John Wilson and the Late Naomi Barlow Caldwell. She was the wife of the late Augostina "Gus" Paterra who died January 12, 2009. Dorothy was a member of St. Patrick Church in Christy Park and the Crimson Boosters Auxiliary.

 
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Anna Todd

September 06, 2016 |

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

Anna Todd, 82, of Port Vue, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. She was born October 19, 1933 in Port Vue and was the daughter of the late Andrej and Anna Novotniak Vojtko. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Christy Park and the former Saint Martin DePorres Parish, Ladies of Charity, Rosary Society and Christian Mothers. In addition, Anna was a member of the McKeesport Heritage Center, Renzie Park Seniors, McKeesport Little Theater, McKeesport Symphony Pops Auxiliary and the McKeesport Hospital Foundation.

 
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Barry J. Stoltz

September 06, 2016 |

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

Barry J. Stoltz, 74, of Liberty Borough, died Friday, September 2, 2016. He was born September 24, 1941 in Jeanette and was the son of the late Orville and Madeline Madyke Stoltz. He was a member of St. Mark Parish in Liberty and was an avid HAM Operator. He is survived by his wife, Mona Lee Joll Stoltz, sons, Barry (Renee) Stoltz of Bethel Park and Paul Stoltz of West Mifflin, step-sons, Rick and Ray Pierce of Elizabeth, Roby Pierce of Pittsburgh, and Cliff (Michelle) Pierce of Glassport, step-daughters, Renae Pierce of Glassport and Rona (Richard) Long of Homestead, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nephews.

 
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Florence Louise (Harden) Mitchell

September 06, 2016 |

By Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home - Crematory | Posted in: Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory

Florence Louise (Harden) Mitchell, age 98 of White Oak, passed away on September 5, 2016 at Walden’s View Senior Living.  Born May 22, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Phyllis (Steiner) Harden and the wife of the late Campbell Mitchell.  She is survived by children, Joyce (Paul) Konkol, of North Huntingdon, David (Lois) Mitchell, of St. Augustine, FL, and Doris (Tony) Martino, of North Huntingdon.  She was the grandmother of 8, great-grandmother of 12, and great-great-grandmother of 5.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Phyllis McLay, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters.  Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m.  Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven 2295 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131.  The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Walden’s View, North Huntingdon and the staff of Bridges Hospice Care.  Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com

 


Mary Ann Medved

September 06, 2016 |

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

Mary Ann (Wasil) Medved, age 89 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Riverside Nursing Center in McKeesport.  Born August 20, 1927 in Ambridge, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Helen Wasil and was raised by her aunt and uncle, John and Susan Wasil of McKeesport.

 
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John C. McKnight

September 06, 2016 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

John C. McKnight, age 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 at Walden's View, North Huntingdon.

 
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George F. "Jr" Behun, Jr.

September 06, 2016 |

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

George F. "Jr" Behun Jr., age 76, of Elizabeth, and formerly of Hays, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016  at Family Hospice & Palliative Care in Mt. Lebanon. He was a heavy equipment operator for Standard LaFarge in West Mifflin. He was a member of Holy Angels Parish in Hays and is a Marine veteran. A former member of Masonic Solomon Lodge #231, he enjoyed his garden, traveling, his family and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchild.

 
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Dorothy Podbesek

September 06, 2016 |

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Dorothy Cheran Podbesek, age 95, of Rilton, entered her eternal life on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

 
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