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Respectfully Serving the Residents of the Pittsburgh Area

In 1875, the Slater Family began a tradition of caring service and value that has continued through four generations. For us, caring for the families in our community is our commitment. We have extended that commitment over the years by offering the convenience of three locations to better serve the South Hills area. While we value our traditions, we are embracing new changes for the future to provide more than you expect from a funeral home.

We take pride in providing the highest level of service with compassion and dignity. We continue to serve the community with hometown traditions as well as specialized services for individualized faiths. See our Services Page for more information.


Our Obituaries

Clyde Francis Miller, Jr.

January 20, 2021

Arrangements entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICES (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Road, Scott Twp. www.slaterfuneral.com
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Mary Ann (Miklos) Landry

January 19, 2021

Age 83, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Robert G. Landry; loving mother of Kimberly (John) Kennedy and the late Christopher G. Landry; cherished grandma of Alexis, Riley, Gaige and Chelsi Kennedy. Preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Mary Miklos, her brother, Michael Miklos and her nephew, Richard Hindmarch; also survived by nieces...
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Cecilia J. (Rog) White

January 19, 2021

Peacefully, at age 92, of Pittsburgh, surrounded by her family on January 19, 2021. Beloved wife for 65 years of William J. White. Loving mother of Jan (Frank) Schmittlein, Jean Swanson, Connie (Anthony) Diulus and the late William (surviving spouse, Beth) White. Loving grandmother of Erin, Alexandra, Katelyn, Sabrina, William, Joseph, Anthony, Michael, Christopher and Ian. Also, nine great...
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Bertie Louise Kreisler

January 18, 2021

Age 96, of Pittsburgh, on Monday, January 18, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Wilbur J.; dear mother of Mark (Karen) Kreisler; loving grandmother of Laurel (Rich) Davis and the late Lisa Milinder; great-grandmother of Alicia Wagner, Ashleigh Milinder, and Ruby Davis. Bertie was a longtime member of Chartiers Valley UP Church. Private Service entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, Scott...
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Joseph Charles Gurske

January 18, 2021

Age 78, of Beechview, formerly of Mt. Washington, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. Beloved husband of 53 years to Garnet (Reed) Gurske. Loving father of Robert (Lisa) Harlan. Loving Pap of Alia and Eli. Cherished Great-Pap of Charlotte "Charlie." Beloved brother of Ronald (Sis) Gurske, Marie Gurske, and the late Jo Ann and Beatrice. Also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews...
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William C. Caughie

January 18, 2021

Bill lived for his family. A loving and devoted husband to his bride of 43 years Karen (Giamberdini). An example of kindness, compassion, strength and determination to his daughters and sons-in-law; Krystin (Tony Macaluso), Jill (Bryan Klingerman) and Amanda (Tom Convery). A playful and proud Pap Pap ("Pappy") to Brayden and Luke Macaluso, Layla and Elle Klingerman, and Baby Convery (arriving in...
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William (Bill) Wade Dixon

January 17, 2021

Age 82, of Duquesne Heights/Mt. Washington, passed away due to complications of COVID 19 on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Born on May 14, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA to Wade Dixon and Marie Dixon, brother of Nancy Long. Bill is survived by his children, Peter (Anita), Dorene (Paige Forrest), Curtis (Lisa), his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Bill, an Army veteran...
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Gerald M. Boles

January 17, 2021

Age 67, of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Beloved husband of Kimberly (Doran) Boles; loving father of Christopher and Jason Boles; survived by three grandchildren. Private Graveside Services entrusted to WM. SLATER & SONS, INC., Mt. Washington (412-381-3345). www.slaterfuneral.com
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David M. Schwartzmiller

January 17, 2021

Age 66, of Heidelberg, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Beloved husband of 34 years to Cathy (Scheuering) Schwartzmiller. Beloved brother of Steve (Diane), Rich (Roseann), and the late Claudia Schwartzmiller. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. David was a jeweler/artist for over 45 years and some of his work was displayed in juried art art shows and galleries. His art also...
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Charlotte DiMartino

January 17, 2021

Charlotte DiMartino 94, of Green Tree, on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Loving wife of the late Samuel DiMartino; daughter of the late John and Margaret Beckman; cherished mother of the late Mary DiMartino, Jean DiMartino, John DiMartino, Timothy (Gwyn) DiMartino, Rita (William) Clark, Joan (Dean) Young and Ralph DiMartino; sister of the late Marie Sherman; grandmother of Megan, Lauren, Tyler, Ava,...
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Arlene (Rene) F. Baker (Masucci) Svitko

January 16, 2021

Arlene (Rene) F. Baker Svitko (formerly Masucci), age 80, peacefully, on January 16, 2021. Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Svitko; former husband, John J. (Butch) Masucci; parents, Margaret (Peggy) and John W. (Bud) Baker, Sr.; and brother, John W. (Bake) Baker, Jr. Survived by her children, Judy Masucci (Jane) of New Jersey, Michael L. Masucci (Karen), Darlene Shaffer ...
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Mary Angeline Comport Urbanic

January 15, 2021

Mary Angeline Comport Urbanic, 91, passed peacefully in the early hours of 15th of January 2021. She was born March 6, 1929, in Pittsburgh, PA. Loving wife of John E. Urbanic (deceased). Loving mother of John E. Urbanic Jr., Annamarie Harris (Daryl), Edward F. Urbanic (Jennifer), and William Urbanic (Wendy). Loving grandmother to Claudia Roper, John E. Urbanic III, William Urbanic II and...
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Andrew Enos

June 10, 1928 - January 13, 2021

Andrew Enos, 92, of Burgettstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, January 13, 2021 in his home. He was born on June 10, 1928 a son of the late Emanuel and Mary Enos. After graduating from The Union High School in Burgettstown he served in the United States Army in Korea and retired from Wheeling-Pitt Steel. Mr. Enos was a member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Greek Orthodox...
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Alice "Re-Re" Carnali

September 8, 1935 - January 13, 2021

Alice Marie "ReRe" Brunner Carnali, 85, of Burgettstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning January 13, 2021 at Country Meadows, Bridgeville, PA. She was born on September 8, 1935 a daughter of the late John Jacob and Violet Riley Brunner. A graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown and she worked for Union National Bank, Pittsburgh, PA. Re Re was a lifelong and faithful...
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Alan J. Cohen

January 13, 2021

Age 73, of Mount Lebanon, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Beloved husband of 48 years to Marcia (Silver) Cohen. Loving father of Jeremy (Rebecca) Cohen. Cherished Papa of Isla and Kennedy Cohen. Beloved brother of Ivan (Rhelda) Cohen. Cherished uncle of Ross Cohen, Jason, Alex, and Matthew Silver, and the late Glenn Cohen. Beloved brother-in-law of Dr. Rick (Paulette) Silver. ...
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O. Pierce Langford

January 12, 2021

Passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Born October 1923 in Columbus, Georgia. Survived by wife, Carolyn, children, Sharon Motyl (Tom), Roslyn Hahn (Charles), Linda Rusz (Lawrence). Grandfather of Deron Gabriel (Gina), Brian Gabriel (Clare), Heather Hicks (Noah), Jamese Dudash (Bruce), Adam Rusz, Shana Roberts. 12 great grandchildren. U.S. Navy Veteran WW II. Retired as Division Freight...
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Gerardo D'urso

January 10, 2021

Age 91 of Beechview, on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Carmela (Pasquale) D'urso; son of the late Saverio and Ursula D'urso; dear father of Maria (Victor) Muto and Angela (Michael) Biancaniello; brother of Michelina D'urso; loving nonno to Anthony Muto, Angelina Biancaniello, Adrianne Aguilar, Nicholas Biancaniello, late Victor Muto; great grandfather of Cassandra...
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Edward Vilkauskas, C.S.Sp.

January 8, 2021

Of Bethel Park PA, a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, died at St. Clair Hospital from complications from COVID-19. He was 74 years old. Fr. Vilkauskas was born August 6, 1946 in Danville PA. He professed his vows as a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit on August 22, 1965 at the Holy Ghost Novitiate in Ridgefield, CT and was ordained to the Priesthood June 2, 1973 at...
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David L. Riedel

January 8, 2021

Age 81, of Mt. Washington passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Nancy A. (Ogden) Riedel; loving father of Michelle (Peter) Socash, Sandy (Leo) Wright, David (Christine) Riedel and Nancy (Richard) Huebner; proud and cherished Pap of Lindsey (David) Venditti, David (Katie) Riedel, Bobby (Jennifer) Riedel, Sean (Andrea) Wright, Nathan Socash, Ellie (Hugh)...
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Donna Smith

September 14, 1950 - January 6, 2021

Donna M. Smith, 70, of Joffre, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, January 6, 2021 in The Donnell House, Washington. She was born on September 14, 1950 the second youngest child of Harvey N. and Catherine Folkens Engel. A graduate of the Fort Cherry High School, she worked as a Nurses Aid at Country Meadows in Bridgeville and retired in 2013 from the Washington Hospital. Donna loved the...
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Mary Ellen Belich

January 5, 2021

Went to be with the Lord on January 5, 2021. Preceded in death by her husband, Branko Belich. Survived by her nieces Debbie Ritchie and Diane Kovatch, and her nephews Dale McQuaid and Patrick Murphy. Services were private. Arrangements entrusted to Worrell Funeral Home, Inc., Sharpsburg.
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Margie Ann Schaub

January 5, 2021

Age 78 of Canonsburg, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Beloved wife of 56 years to Richard David Schaub; son of the late Leonard and Edna (Trumble) Reitmeyer; loving mother of Carey (Barry) Flynn, Richard, Jr., (Maria) Schaub, Christopher (Wendy) Schaub, Adam (Dodie) Schaub; sister of Jerry (Lynn) Reitmeyer and Susan (Brian) Kelly; grandmother of Aubrey, Samantha, Giulia, Michael, Joseph, Daniel,...
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Jacob Xavier Senediak

January 4, 2021

Jacob Xavier Senediak lived more in his six years than many of us live in twenty. He was always in a hurry to have fun with his loving parents, Mark Senediak and Stacey Chick, with the big brother, Zackery, who he adored and emulated, with his beloved kitties, and with the many, many family members and friends whose hearts Jacob captured. Jacob loved to hit baseballs, play hockey, swim, run,...
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Carl J. Abinanti

January 4, 2021

Age 82, of Green Tree, on Monday, January 4, 2021. Beloved husband of sixty years to Phyllis (Bianco) Abinanti; son of the late Carl S. and Mary (Corso) Abinanti; loving father of James (Cherisse) Abinanti; brother of Mary Totaro (late Vincent); dear grandfather of Nicholas and Anthony Abinanti; several nieces and nephews. Carl graduated from Allegheny High School in 1956 and then from Duquesne...
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John S. Atkins

January 4, 2021

On Monday, January 4, 2021, John S. Atkins, age 63, loving husband and father, passed away in his home after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma. John resided in Dormont with his wife of 43 years, Donna (Burke). Donna and John met on a blind date and were later married in May of 1978. John and Donna went on to have two children, Melissa White (John) and John T. Atkins. John was also the...
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Francis C. "Frank" Erkel, Jr.

January 3, 2021

Age 90, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Beloved husband of 66 years to Concetta (Magnotti) and loving father of Diana (Robert) Rossmann, Francis (Michelle) Erkel, and Christina Lynn (Dominic) DiGiulio. Loving pap of Nickolas (Caitlin) Rossmann, Michael Rossmann, Lauren (Jack) Dressler, Daniel (Taylor) Erkel, Domenic and Lena DiGiulio. Great-Grandpap of Everly, Penn...
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Carole Corimski

January 3, 2021

Age 77, longtime resident of Pittsburgh, PA, and recent resident of Vienna, VA, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2021. Carole was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Andrew J. Corimski, Jr.; sons Christopher J. Corimski (Paulina) and Andrew J. Corimski, III (Diana); three granddaughters Amanda Kunz, Emma Corimski, and Ava Corimski; ...
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John Yves "Frenchy" Mazzoleni

January 3, 2021

Age 74. of Scott Twp., on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Sara "Star" Carinci Mazzoleni. Survived by his children: Dom Mamone and Gina Concannon, mother-in-law: Susan Carinci, sister-in-law: Julia (Tony) Novalis, nephews: Roland (Becky), Roy and Anthony Novalis III, nieces: Rose (Chris), Sherry (Tom), Michele (Joe), and Natalie Fehervari. Also survived by a blessed amount of...
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Dorothy Kirkpatrick (Smarz)

January 2, 2021

Age 99, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2021. She was born June 22, 1921. She was married for 37 years to the late James Kirkpatrick, at the home Jim had built, in O'Hara Township. She is survived by her stepdaughter Joan Lois Cotter, three stepsons William Kirkpatrick, James Lee Kirkpatrick, and Jack Kirkpatrick, many step grandsons and step granddaughters, two grandnieces Sharon O...
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Leon Sokolsky

December 31, 2020

Leon Sokolsky Age 84, of Pittsburgh, on Thursday, December 31, 2020. Beloved husband of Arlene Glick; son of the late Isadore and Eva Sokolsky; father of Craig (Tisa) and Lori Sokolsky; brother of the late Edward, Sanford, and Sidney Sokolsky; grandfather of Rene, Ari, and Sophia Sokolsky; step-father of Susan Peschin (Steve) and Phil Glick (Pam); step-grandchildren Alex, Sam, Max and Nathan;...
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Richard E. Pierce

December 31, 2020

Age 62, of Westwood, unexpectedly on Thursday, December 31, 2020. Beloved son of the late Harold E. and Kathleen (Duffy) Pierce; brother of Kelly Pierce and the late Ron and Don Pierce. Services private by family only. WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Rd, Scott Twp., entrusted with arrangements. www.slaterfuneral.com
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Frank R Miller, Jr.

December 30, 2020

Age 90, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, a resident of Friendship Village, Upper St. Clair, PA. Son the late Frank R Miller, Sr. and Helen Miller. Frank served in the Army National Guard from 1948-1954. Survived by his sisters, Myra Choate (the late Bill) of Marble Hill, MO, and Mary Lou Kimmick (the late Eugene) of Murrells Inlet, SC. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Charles...
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Dolores "Dee" (Russo) Moore

December 30, 2020

Age 80, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Beloved wife of 54 years to the late Nicholas P. Moore; loving mother of Laurie (Steven) Gressler of Erie, PA, Daniel (Elisa) Moore of Dormont, and Nicholas T. (Erika) Moore of Brooklyn, NY; loving Nana of Bradley, Benjamin, Jacob, and Melanie Gressler, Olivia and Julia Moore; beloved sister of Lucille Russo, Michael (Cindy)...
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David L. Gura

December 30, 2020

Age 78, of Upper St. Clair, on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Beloved husband of Leslie (Carnett) Gura; son of the late Raymond and Louise (Hawkes) Gura; loving father of Leigh (Christopher) Shane; grandfather of Isabella and Genevieve. David was graduate of Westminster College where he played on the undefeated football team's of 1961-1964. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force during...
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Vivian A. Pifer

December 27, 2020

Vivian A. Pifer, age 78, passed away on December 27, 2020, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born June 20, 1942, in New Orleans, LA to the late Herman and Kate Pontiff. She was married November 27, 1976, to Thomas M. Pifer, who preceded her in death in 2005. She loved her family, friends, going out to eat and a competitive game of Scrabble. Vivian is survived by her brother, Kenneth ...
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Michael Charles

December 27, 2020

Age 76, of Pittsburgh, on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Beloved husband of Ena A. (Joseph) Charles; son of the late Sookdeo Charles and Rose Abdool; loving father of Sheldon J. Charles; brother of Thomas (Shamila) Hosein, Winston Charles, Mary Rasheed, Macrina Charles and Saturinus Kirpalani; grandfather of Alexander M. Charles. Visitation and Services PRIVATE by family. In lieu of flowers...
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Gabriel John Tamilia

December 27, 2020

Age 48, of Allison Park, formerly of Crafton Heights, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Beloved son of Grace (Cain) and the late Gerald "Jerry" Tamilia; loving brother of Jerry (Christine) Tamilia; cherished uncle of Lauren and Alec Tamilia; loving companion of Jill Smith; also survived by aunts, uncles, and his best friends, Lennox and Lewis. Family and friends welcome...
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Ann Snyder

December 26, 2020

Age 97, of Pittsburgh, PA, formerly of Coraopolis, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she met the love of her life, Barney Snyder. They moved to Coraopolis in 1945, where they planted their roots and reared their family of ten children. She was an amazing lady who gave her family so much love, wisdom, joy, and wonderful memories. Her greatest...
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Charles A. Torisky

December 26, 2020

Of Mt. Lebanon and Hilton Head, SC, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Doniella M. (DiTonto) Torisky; beloved father of Charles A., III, (Polly) of Pgh., Janice (Tom) Sonson of Washigton, PA, and Gary D. (Kathy) Torisky of Duncannon, PA. Loving grandfather of Amy Fox, Nicole Sikora, Christian Sonson, Kris Torisky, Amanda Pierce, Kate and Chaz Torisky...
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Bertha Maciejewski

December 26, 2020

On Saturday, December 26, 2020, age 100, of Sharpsburg. Loving mother of Ann Panzek, Chet Maciejewski, Kathleen Taylor, and Jean (CJ) Reick. Grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.Survived by her brother Steve Oresic. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bertha was a member of St. Juan Diego Parish Rosary Society and was a CCD staff volunteer...
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Anthony "Tony" Presutti

May 10, 1931 - December 25, 2020

Anthony (Tony) Presutti, 89, of Burgettstown, Hanover Township, was reunited with his beloved wife, Katherine, on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020. He was born on May 10, 1931, in Hanlin Station, a son of Domineck and Eness Iacozzi Presutti. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1954. He was employed by Weirton Steel as a roll grinder, from where he retired in 1991. He was a...
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Elizabeth M. Frattare

December 25, 2020

Elizabeth Meacham Frattare, 72, of Bethel Park passed away peacefully on Friday December 25, 2020. She is survived by her children; David (Ann Marie) of Brunswick, OH, and Meg of Pittsburgh, PA; loving ex-husband Lanny of McDonald, PA; grandchildren Spencer, Carly and Gus; and her brother David (Laurie) Meacham of Lewes, DE. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Marion...
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Charles W. "Chick" Magilson, Jr.

December 25, 2020

Age 73, of Collier Township, formerly of Pittsburgh, peacefully on December 25, 2020, surrounded of his loving family. Preceded in death by his parents, Charles Sr. and Florence (Ignasky) Magilson. Loving husband of 50 years to Maxine (Scholz) Magilson. Beloved father of Megan Vennero and father-in-law of Vinnie Vennero. Loving Popa of Vincent and Leah. Survived by Jackie Karnek (Steven),...
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Joseph Zaborowski

December 24, 2020

On Thursday, December 24, 2020, age 86, of O'Hara Twp. Beloved husband of Dorothy "Tootie" Zaborowski. Loving father of Nancy Zaborowski, Patricia Palmer, Jo Bodnar (Mike), and Karen Claus (Ralph). Grandfather of James Claus, Nicole Kelly, Michael Bodnar, David Bodnar, and Joe Bodnar. Great grandfather of Jameson and Nicholas Kelly. Also survived by his sisters and many nieces and nephews. Joseph...
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Marie Theresa (DiGorio) Migale

December 23, 2020

Marie Theresa (DiGorio) Migale 99, wife of the late Sebastian Migale of PIttsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Born September 12, 1921 in Monessen, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Vito DiGorio and Lucy Cornelia. Beloved sister of the late Louis DiGorio, Edward DiGorio, Elvira Besnak, Frank DiGorio, and Harry DiGorio. Survived by her...
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Marilyn Stebbins

December 23, 2020

On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, age 87, of Cranberry. Survived by her six children, 13 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Marilyn had a wonderful sense of humor, and loved gardening and artwork. In her retirement years, she really enjoyed caring for others. Services are private. Arrangements entrusted to Worrell Funeral Home, Inc., Sharpsburg.
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Charles Farrell

December 23, 2020

Chuck, age 83, of O'Hara Township, PA passed peacefully with family by his side. He is preceded in death by his son Charles 'Chuckie' Farrell (Chrisse), and his sisters Janet Banachoski and Patricia Soeder. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan. Father of Craig Farrell (Jennie), Keith Farrell (Terri), Erin Brokaw (Bill) and Dana McKenna (Jeff). Grandfather of Hailey, Justine, Travis,...
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Teresa L. "Pat" (Vogel) Foster

December 22, 2020

Age 95, of Pittsburgh, most recently of Bridgeville, passed away peacefully while in hospice care after battling COVID on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Although Mom has taken the final steps of her earthly journey, as a strong believer, we have faith that she was finally called home to be with our Lord, and Jesus has already prepared a place for her. She will be anxiously welcomed by her beloved...
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Shirley Helen Stein

December 21, 2020

Age 86 of Mt. Lebanon, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 21, 2020. Survived by her children: Steven Kaplan (Linda), Randy Kaplan (Lynn), William Kaplan, Karen Blum (Jeffrey) and Jamie Kaplan. Also 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Sister of Ralph Lewis. Service was held privately by the family. Services entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, Scott Twp. www...
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James R. "Jim" McClimans

December 20, 2020

James R. "Jim" McClimans, 82, went to be with the Lord after a period of declining health and brief battle with Covid-19, on Sunday afternoon, December 20, 2020. Jim was born June 12, 1938 in Sharon Pennsylvania. He was the only son of the late Georgia I. McClimans and Raymond McClimans of Sharon, Pennsylvania. He was a longtime resident of Scott Township in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania He was...
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Marianne Taylor

December 20, 2020

Of Wexford, PA, passed peacefully on December 20, 2020. Born in Wilkinsburg, PA, Marianne was a long time resident of Sharpsburg and had worked for the Borough for many years. Marianne is survived by son Richard (Carol), daughter Mary, and son Aaron (Erica). She is also survived by brother Bob Lew (Loretta), and sister Harriet Coleman; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Surviving...
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Olga Hurenko Preffer

December 19, 2020

Age 85, of Dormont, died on December 19, 2020. She was born in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, PA to the late Marina and John Hurenko. Sister of Richard Boyd (dec.) and Nancy Boyd (dec.). She was the wife of the late John (Jack) Preffer and mother to the late J. Douglas Preffer. She is survived by daughter, Christine Popovich (Mark) and son, Robb Preffer (Jenny). Grandchildren, TJ Preffer...
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Robert H. Locke, Sr.

December 19, 2020

Age 70, of Green Tree, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Beloved husband of 19 years to Mary M. Locke; loving father of Michael (Shawna) Locke, Robert (Kristie) Locke, Jr., Jessica (Andrew) Tsangaris, Michael (Sarah) McCormack, and Kate (Harrison) Istone; cherished Pop Pop of Lindsay, Landon, Maggie, Garren, Josephine, Lakely, Ryder, Everett, and Alexandra; also survived by one brother...
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Ruth C. Mozuch

December 19, 2020

Age 95, of the Westwood community of the City of Pittsburgh, died peacefully on December 19, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Paul S. Mozuch. Dear and loving mother of Paula A. Smith (Mark Sullivan), Sandra R. Tomlinson (Bruce) and Thomas P. Mozuch (Tiffany Trischler). Sister of the late Barbara Kosarich (Richard) and Roman Dabkiewicz (Lillian). Cherished grandmother of Megan Tomlinson, Reed...
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Bernadine Sprando

August 18, 1926 - December 19, 2020

Bernadine R. Sprando, 94, formerly of Burgettstown, passed away on Saturday morning, December 19, 2020 in the Wyngate Senior Living Community, Weirton, WV where she made her home the past six years. She was born on August 8, 1926 the daughter of the late Salvadore and Angeline Sprando. After graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown in 1944, she volunteered for the United States Army...
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Karl George Kim

December 18, 2020

Of Pittsburgh, went home to his Lord on Friday, December 18, 2020, after a two year battle with Myelodisplastic Blood Disorder. Karl was the son of the late George F. and Mary Evelyn Kim of Pittsburgh and Big Run, PA. Loving husband of Joan (Spisak) Kim for 50 years. Father of Kurt (Stacey) Kim. Grandfather of Kaitlin Allison Kim, Riley Emersyn Kim, Brooklyn Helen Kim and Keegan Evelyn Kim;...
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Audrey Manson Menke

December 18, 2020

Audrey (Manson) Menke, of Sewickley, PA, formerly of Mt. Lebanon, passed away Friday December 18th. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Kenneth, daughters Karen (Michael) Paciorek of Novi, MI and Janice (Kim) Abraham of Alexandria, VA. Grandchildren, Clark (Jillian Prior) Paciorek, Clay (Ellie) Paciorek and Lena (Alex) Dremonas and 3 great grandchildren Davis, Ada Mae Audrey and Maxwell....
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David Leo

December 18, 2020

On Friday, December 18, 2020, age 73. Son of Joseph & Rosalia (Walters) Leo. Devoted husband of the late Mary Lou (Scalise). Brother of Susan Hill (William). Uncle of Michael Hill (Andrea Pottgen-Hill). David was born in Sharpsburg and resided in Shaler until 2012, when he became a resident of Canterbury Place in Lawrenceville. David enjoyed playing Blackjack, watching movies, music, and of...
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Loretta Scariot

May 15, 1930 - December 17, 2020

Loretta Morne Scariot, 90, was reunited with her beloved husband Babe, 6 months and 2 days after his passing, on Thursday morning, December 17, 2020 peacefully in her home. Born in Atlasburg on May 15, 1930, she was the oldest of 7 children born to William and Mary Malardi Morne. She and Babe enjoyed many polka dances throughout the years. Loretta also enjoyed cooking Sunday family dinners...
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Sandra L. Shannon

December 16, 2020

Age 79, of Scott Twp., passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Beloved mother of Deborah (Michael) Taylor and Sharon (Thomas) Lentz. Loving Nana of Kristen Taylor and Christopher Lentz. Beloved sister of Patricia (the late Robert) Collavo. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Sandra was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan, loved spending time with her family and was very proud of her...
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Yvonne Marie Lancaster

December 16, 2020

Age 80 of Pittsburgh, PA passed away on December 16 2020. Born on Thanksgiving Day, she was the daughter of the late Mildred and Elmer Picard of Carnegie. Beloved mother to Timothy Lancaster and Jennifer (David) Brenneman. Cherished grandmother to Connor Brenneman, who inherited her humor and attention to detail, and to Cassidy Brenneman, who inherited her immense love of animals and eye for...
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Arlene J. (Mahoney) Bonzak

December 15, 2020

Age 77, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Beloved wife of Robert "Sonny" Bonzak; loving sister of John "Jack" (Valerie) Mahoney; cherished aunt of Ryan (Casey) LaRocco and Lawrence (Amber) Schott; cherished great-aunt of Gabriel LaRocco, Ayden, Kamden, Braden, and Arlene's goddaughter, Elliaunah Schott. Private funeral arrangements entrusted to WM. SLATER & SONS, INC...
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John A. Paone

December 15, 2020

John A. Paone, a local Pharmacist in Pittsburgh for over 50 years, died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of December 15, 2020. "Jack," as he would prefer to be called, was born and raised in the West End of Pittsburgh. He was a graduate of Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, class of 1951. He owned and operated Village Pharmacy in Mt. Washington from 1959-1975 and Wyman Pharmacy in...
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Joseph C. Woznicki, Jr.

December 15, 2020

Age 69, on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 passed away unexpectedly, surrounded by his loving family and an unshakeable faith in God.. Joe was the beloved husband of Denise (Drudy); extraordinary father of Brian (Michelle) and Kim (Dave) Herold; son of belated Joseph and Cecelia; brother of John (Mary), brother-in-law of Keith (Joyce) Drudy, uncle to Darren Drudy and Kristen (Beavan) Court, and...
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Audrey Postava

December 15, 2020

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, age 70, of Sharpsburg. Beloved wife of the late Frank Postava, Jr. Loving mother of Frank Postava III (Lisa), Amy Jo Gdovichin (George), and Kristen Postava (Tara). Grandmother "Mimi" to Anna, Frank IV, George, Eleanor, and Abigail. Sister of Francis Wateska, Jr. (Alison) and Shirl Wateska. Services are private. Arrangements by Worrell Funeral Home, Inc., Sharpsburg.
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Marlene J. Delligatti

December 15, 2020

Age 85, of Green Tree, was welcomed home by our Lord on Tuesday December 15, 2020. Daughter of the late Charles Stumpf and Florence Patton. Beloved wife of the late Donald C. Delligatti , loving mother of Dona Sherba, Jill Delligatti (John Evans), Beth Delligatti (Raymond Fingers) and the late Lisa A. Delligatti, cherished Grandmother of Heather, Mitchell, and Brittany Sherba, Lauren Williams...
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Rose Belcastro Kaufman

December 14, 2020

Age 94, died on 12-14-20 due to Covid 19 complications. Preceded in death by her husband Sidney Kaufman, grandson, Alex Kaufman, and parents John and Annie Belcastro. Loving and devoted mother, survived by John (Rachel) Kaufman, Jan (Robert) Barson, Judith Kaufman (William Lurye), and Jeffrey Kaufman. Grandmother of Marinna (Matt) McMunn, Jordan and Meah Barson, Hanna, Max and Emma Lurye. Great...
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Christopher R. Otto

December 13, 2020

Age 32, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Beloved son of Robert (Anna Marie) Otto and Lucy (Gary) Eisenbarth; loving brother of Douglas (Lauren) Otto and Mallorie Eisenbarth; cherished uncle of Cade and Bennett Otto; loving grandson of Robert and Sylvia Otto and the late William and Charlotte Marko; also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends...
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W. Erkel

December 13, 2020

Edward W. Erkel (85), formerly of Mt. Washington died peacefully on December 13, 2020. Ed was born to Mary and Frank Erkel . He was the beloved husband of 63 years to Joanne (Baccelli) Erkel and father to their four children, Edward, R. Todd Erkel, Marybeth(John) Dalessandro and Amy (Angelo)Gnazzo. Loving Pap to six grandchildren: Briana Unger (Adam Bush). Caitlin (Pat)Lucas, Mia Dalessandro,...
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Mary Lou Brown

December 13, 2020

Age 92, of Bethel Park, formerly of Oakdale, on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Jack C. Brown. Loving mother of Christine Ann Brown (Hector Torres). Sister of the late Jacqueline Adams and June Remark. Loving aunt of Susan (Bruce) Tepper, Jane Acker and David (Sharon) Adams. Also, many great, and great-great nieces and nephews. Mary Lou was a longtime member of St. Thomas More...
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Virginia L. "Ginny" Matthews

December 12, 2020

Age 77, of Beaver Falls, on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Daughter of the late David & Vivian Strohecker. Beloved wife of the late John B. Matthews. Dear mother of Lisa (Judson) Wallace and Kristie (David) Steinmetz. Loving grandmother of Thomas, Olivia, & Matthew Marconi and Lucie, Tessie & Haiyang Steinmetz. Sister of Vivian Lynn (Bob) Hummel. Mass and Burial at the National Cemetery of the...
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James A. Snatchko, Jr.

December 11, 2020

Age 74, of Sheraden, on Friday, December 11, 2020. Son of the late James and Dorothy Snatchko Sr. Beloved husband of the late Lynn (Conlon). Dear father of Tim (Becky) Snatchko and Shannon (David) Calabria. Loving grandfather of Shawn, Colby, Aislinn, Rory, and Sloane. Brother of Margie (Bob) Bartell, Cindy (Don) DiBello and Eileen (Paul) Miller. Brother-in-law of Tim (Nancy) Conlon and the late...
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Vincent M. Paiano

December 10, 2020

Age 80, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Beloved brother of Rose Ricci and Marie (the late William) Holt; loving uncle of Bill Holt, Joe (Kathy) Holt, Clare (Wayne) Kaufmann, Anthony Ricci (Sandy), Amy Maldando and Alise (Chalrie) Brown; also survived by great-nieces and nephews. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, funeral arrangements are private and entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL...
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Anna Brown

February 11, 1954 - December 9, 2020

Anna Marie Brown, 66, of Burgettstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 9, 2020 in the presence of her loving family. She was born on February 11, 1954 in Follansbee, WV a daughter of the late John Theodore Swiridow and Violet Marie Wilkins Prevost. After attending school in Burgettstown, she retired from Lanxess Corporation of Starpointe in Burgettstown. A faithful and practicing...
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F. Wynette Geyer

December 8, 2020

Age 88, of Scott Twp., passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Beloved wife of the late George P. Geyer, Sr.; loving mother of Lance (Charlene) Grumling and the late Michael (surviving spouse, Mary) Grumling; loving stepmother of Mickey Damratroski and George P. Geyer, Jr.; loving Gram of Jessica, Neil, Casey (Krystina), Lindsey (Tim), Kristyn, Tom, Lorraine and George P. III; beloved sister...
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Iskender Mericli

December 6, 2020

Iskender Mericli, 92, of Pittsburgh, PA passed away peacefully December 6, 2020 at Harbour Senior Living where he resided with his wife Mary Jane for the past five years. Iskender (Alex) was born in Istanbul, Turkey on November 4, 1928. Alex graduated from Robert College (now Bogazici University) in Istanbul at the age of 20 with a degree in Civil Engineering, and later served two years as a...
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John G., Sr. and Marylou Carelli

December 5, 2020

John G. Carelli, Sr. passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at age 89. His wife, MaryLou, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at age 86. They were married for 68 years. Loving parents of Edward (Debbie), Larry (Marilyn), Richard, and Ronald (Sharon Richardson) Carelli, Cheryl (Sam) Welch, and the late John G. Carelli, Jr.; also survived by 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren,...
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Robert G. Bittles

December 5, 2020

Age 85, of Pittsburgh, on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Beloved son of the late Robert G. Sr., and Adrienne J. (Larmon) Bittles. Beloved father of Kieran John Bittles; brother of Ronald (Florence) Bittles, Richard (Suzanne) Bittles and the late Adrienne (John) Burke; many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. Bob was devoted to his extended family. He was very proud of never missing...
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Jeane Varuola

December 5, 2020

Jeane Varuola Born Lois Jeane Speakman, Jeane passed away on December 5, 2020 at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Varuola for 56 years. Mother of Bill (the late Charlotte), Norm (Edie), Jeanine (the late Greg) Szalinski, Don (Margie), and Laura (Roy) Arthrell. She had 13 grandchildren and a gaggle of great grandchildren. Born in Brushton, she and her family...
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Carmella Caridi

December 5, 2020

On Saturday, December 5, 2020, age 95, formerly of Sharpsburg. Beloved wife of the late Orlando "Spike" Caridi. Loving mother of Rose Marie Biagiarelli (the late Sergei), Joseph Caridi, and the late Thomas Caridi. Grandmother of Alexander Biagiarelli (Janel), Joseph Caridi, Michael Caridi, and Brianna Caridi. Great-grandmother of Vanessa Biagiarelli and Brandon Biagiarelli. Survived by her sister...
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Lois Witte Walters

December 5, 2020

Of Mt. Lebanon, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on January 12, 1936, to William and Caroline Witte. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, William C.; and sister, Helen; and her husband of 57 years, Arthur Lindsay Walters, who passed away in 2015. She is survived by her two children, Glenn Walters of Pittsburgh, PA and Cheryl (Timothy) Smith...
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Anthony T. Scarvace

December 4, 2020

Anthony T. Scarvace, 93, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020. He was born in Pittsburgh to the late Charles and Mary (Azzarello) Scarvace. Lived his whole life in Mt. Lebanon, was a driver for Port Authority and a member of St. Michael the Archangel, St.Bernards Parish. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Mary Clare(Carney) Scarvace. Survived by Patti (Mike) Dillon, late Chuck...
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Anna Mae Reidy

December 4, 2020

Age 95, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret (O'Halloran) Reidy; loving sister of the late William (Myrtle) and John (Grace) Reidy, loving aunt of Patricia, Danette, Kim, Janice, John K., James and Karen, also survived by many great-nieces and nephews. Private funeral arrangements entrusted to WM. SLATER & SONS, INC., Mt....
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Julia Diamond

May 17, 1957 - December 4, 2020

Julia Rose Diamond, 63, of Coraopolis; Moon Twp., passed away on Friday morning, December 4, 2020 in her home after a brief illness. She was born on May 17, 1957 a daughter of the late John J. Diamond, Sr. and Viola I. Freshwater Diamond. She attended Burgettstown High School, and earned her Bachelors and Master Degree's in nursing and worked for many years as a registered nurse for Highmark...
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Sara B. (Persinger) Hough

December 3, 2020

Age 82, of Mt. Washington, passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Ronald J. "Rocky" Hough, Sr.; loving mother of Ronald J., II (Rachel) Hough and Kelly Lynne Bolek; cherished grammie of Ronald J., III (Elizabeth), Richard (Mollie), Ryan, Annalise; loving gigi Ronald James, IV, Olivia, Joseph, Nathan, Alaura, Haylea and Harleen; beloved daughter of the late...
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Barbara Danver

December 2, 2020

The Danver Family encourages Pittsburgh to lift a glass this evening and toast the life of Barbara Danver, who joined her beloved husband Milt in God's Kingdom on December 2. The second child of Mary and Andrew Evans, Barb began her journey on May 16, 1934. A lifelong Pittsburgher, she grew up in the Brighton Heights section of the city and attended Oliver High School, where she was recognized...
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Laura Kleitz

December 1, 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, age 31, of Indiana Twp. Beloved daughter of Art and Janice Kleitz. Sister of Matthew Ryan Kleitz. Aunt of Hannah Kleitz. Arrangements are private, and have been entrusted to Worrell Funeral Home, Inc., Sharpsburg. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the charity of your choice.
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Joseph Rozmus

January 23, 1928 - November 30, 2020

Joseph (Joe) Rozmus, 92, of Burgettstown, passed away quietly and peacefully on Monday night November 30, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born in Slovan, PA to Matthew and Frances Bonk Rozmus on January 23rd 1928. Joe was a 1946 graduate of Union High School. He married his wife, Ina Foulk, on September 18, 1954. A decorated war veteran, he courageously served with the US Army,...
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Evelyn Kosarich

November 30, 2020

Age 88, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Robert Kosarich. Loving mother of Diane (Rick) Rishel and Donna (Gary, Sr.) Griffiths. Cherished grandmother of four and beloved great-grandmother of seven. Due to Covid-19, the service is private to the family. Memorials may be made to Gallegher Hospice or to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to...
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Martin Chechuck

May 1, 1955 - November 28, 2020

Martin J. Chechuck, 65, of Burgettstown, passed away on Saturday November 28, 2020 in Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, OH. He was born on May 1, 1955 in Pittsburgh a son of the late John and Wilma Bickel Chechuck. In his early years he worked on the family farm and had several jobs before moving to Flagstaff, AZ. Surviving are his son Dennis (Armida) Chechuck; his grandchildren Lauren,...
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Helen Urbash

November 27, 2020

On Friday, November 27, 2020, age 102, of Sharpsburg. Loving wife of the late Andrew Urbash. Beloved mother of Raymond Urbash (Patricia). Grandmother of Raymond Urbash, Sr. (Terri). Great-grandmother of Raymond Urbash, Jr. and Rachel Urbash. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 5 sisters. Visitation is private. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Juan Diego Parish in Madonna of Jerusalem...
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Vincent Russo

November 27, 2020

On Friday, November 27, 2020, age 62, of West Mifflin. Beloved husband of Maria Russo. Loving father of Vincent A. Russo and Alfredo F. Russo. Also survived by the Cresta family, the Rusano family, and many other family, friends and neighbors. Vincent lived to serve others and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Friends received Thursday 2-8 pm at Worrell Funeral Home, Inc., Sharpsburg. A...
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Kenneth Robert Cupp, Jr.

November 27, 2020

Kenneth Robert Cupp, Jr., 51, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on November 27, 2020. Born February 26, 1969 "Kenny" was the beloved son of Kenneth and Peggy (Deet) Cupp of Mt. Lebanon. He is survived in death by his parents; sister Michelle (Paul Garlitz), and brothers Eric (Anna), and Ryan (Jennifer), and his nephews and nieces; Jackson, Peter, Maggie, and Charlie Garlitz; Linnea...
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Robert King

June 23, 1940 - November 27, 2020

Retired Smith Township Police Chief Robert W. King, 80, of Burgettstown; Jefferson Twp., passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born on June 23, 1940 a son of the late Robert and Mabel Angelia Rossi King. A 1958 graduate of Avella High School, he enlisted in the Pennsylvania National Guard serving for 9 years. A 50 year gold card member of...
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Thomas D. Devin

November 26, 2020

Age 71, of New Brighton, formerly of Bloomfield and Carnegie, passed away on November 26, 2020, after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Emilie (Schwarz) and Robert Devin. Thomas was preceded in death by his first wife, Terri (Emery) Devin, who passed away in 1998. Tom was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War where he aspired to the rank of Corporal. He was a...
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Joseph Rolley

November 25, 2020

Age 77, of Scott Twp., on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, lost his courageous battle with cancer. Joe was the beloved husband of Esther (Giamberdini); dear father of Sherry (Don) Michelucci and Dina (Jim) Tompkins; loving pap of Joe (Dallas), Anthony, Nicole and Shane, Parker, Skylar and Chase; great-grandfather of Davis and Lucca; brother of Samuel (late Edna) Rolley; brother-in-law of Ron (Barb)...
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Anne Marie Zuza

November 24, 2020

Age 76, of Ross Twp, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late John P. and Mary A. (Petrick) Zuza; loving sister of Leonard (Karen) Zuza, Jack (Cathy) Zuza, Dave (Elizabeth) Zuza, Susan (Joe) Sarso, and Mark (Judy) Zuza; many nieces and nephews. Anne was retired from Caterpillar Corp and was an educator and trainer. Friends welcome TUESDAY 10:00 to 10:30, Worrell...
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Charles "Larry" Lawrence, Jr.

November 24, 2020

Age 85, passed away, on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Son of the late Charles Sr. and Martha Lawrence. Loving husband of Bonnie Galloway. Father of Steven (Ann), Linda (Mark) Larotonda, Michelle (Dave) Kissen and stepfather to Tracy Galloway. Grandfather of Heather, Tyler (Sabrina), Megan, Graceson and Josie. "Poppy" to grand-doggy, Izzy. Larry was a 65-year member of the IBEW Local #5 and in...
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John A. Strazza, Jr.

November 23, 2020

On Monday, November 23, 2020, John A. Strazza, Jr., age 94, passed away peacefully in his sleep. John was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Ruth Strazza, and his first wife, Dorothy Strazza (the mother of his children); and his sister, Evelyn Strazza. John is survived by his brother, Leonard Strazza; his children Sandra (Joseph) Loy, Cynthia (Joseph) Matthews; and his grandchildren Kaitlyn...
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Mary Catharine (Campbell) Boerner

November 23, 2020

Age 89, was called to heaven on Monday, November 23, 2020. Born to Catharine (Farrell) and Regis E. Campbell; wonderful wife to David, the two were married on November 30, 1968, at 1 o'clock p.m. at St. George Church and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows with Fr. Russell Maurer in November of 2018. Mary Catharine worked at Stouffer's Restaurant for a number of years...
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