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Thursday, January 13, 2022
Michelle C. Beckinger
Michelle C. (Nader) Beckinger, 67, of West Newton, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at the VA Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Feb. 14, 1954, a daughter of the late Samuel and Helen Nader. Michelle was a veteran of the Army. She was a beautician throughout the area and an instructor... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Jan. 13, 2022.
Robert T. Dansak
Robert T. "Chick" Dansak, 86, of North Huntingdon, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. He was born March 4, 1935, in McKeesport, a son of the late Henry and Mary Dansak. Chick was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Daniel A. Dansak, CAPT, MC, USN-r, of Alabama. He was married to his beloved... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Jan. 13, 2022.
Debra A. Kemerer
Debra A. (Curry) Kemerer, 68, of Manor, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021. She was born Oct. 31, 1953, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Ralph Leroy Curry Jr. and Charlotte Jean (Lehmer) Curry Hawkey and was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Bud Hawkey. She loved spending... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Jan. 13, 2022.
Barbara J. Sambuco
Barbara J. (Weiss) Sambuco, 85, of North Huntingdon, died Friday Dec. 31, 2021. She was born Nov. 17, 1936, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late John and Julia Weiss and stepdaughter of the late Edward Pikulski. Barbara was a 36-year charter member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Jan. 13, 2022.
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Marsha J. Ignaczak
Marsha J. Ignaczak, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at Shadyside Hospital. She was born March 5, 1944, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late John and Marcella (Haberstock) Doring. Marsha was a member of Circleville United Methodist Church. She was a former... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 23, 2021.
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Drucilla A. Barber
Drucilla A. "Dru" Barber, 91, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. She was born June 6, 1930, in Clearfield, a daughter of the late Howard and Marie Hubler Milliron. Prior to her retirement, Dru worked for Valley Honda in the clerical department and was a former... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 16, 2021.
Ellen E. Confer
Ellen E. (Plowman) Confer, 93, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021, of natural causes. She was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late Orren J. and Ann J. (Nichols) Plowman and was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry E. Confer; and siblings... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 16, 2021.
Daniel F. Degelman
Daniel F. Degelman, 80, of Irwin, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at The Grove at Irwin. He was born Dec. 17, 1940, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Oscar and Clara (Winkler) Degelman. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Scott Degelman. Prior to his retirement... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 16, 2021.
Ethel G. Klassen
Ethel G. Klassen, 92, of North Huntingdon died, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at her home. She was born Sept. 4, 1929, in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Nicholas J. and Josephine (Hoffman) Klassen. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as an office worker for Westinghouse Electric... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 16, 2021.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
William R. Knoll
William R. Knoll, 75, of Irwin, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at his home. He was born June 6, 1946, in McKeesport a son of the late Louis and Edna (Sager) Knoll. He was employed as a bus monitor for First Student. Surviving is a son, William L. Knoll and his wife, Jennifer, of Twinsburg... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 9, 2021.
Mildred J. Pastor
Mildred J. Pastor (Potoma), of Penn Township, formerly of Irwin and McKeesport, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, when God decided it was time for the sweetest woman on Earth to bring her light to heaven surrounded by family in Forbes Hospital. Born Nov. 26, 1935, in... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 9, 2021.
Betty J. Welsch
Betty J. Welsch, 90, of East McKeesport, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Brookdale Senior Living Center. She was born June 19, 1931, in East McKeesport, daughter of the late Sam and Allene (Small) Tietze. Betty was a member of Circleville United Methodist Church. In addition... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 9, 2021.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Charles A. Churley
Charles A. Churley, 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. He was born Sept. 6, 1941, in East Pittsburgh, son of the late Adam and Mary (Marko) Churley. Prior to his retirement, Charles was a mailman for the U.S. Postal Service and a veteran of the Army. He enjoyed... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 2, 2021.
John P. Crupie
John P. Crupie, 84, of Monroeville, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. He was born March 14, 1937, in Larimer, to the late Nicholas and Rose (Colinear) Crupie. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a machinist for Wabtec where he served as a union... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 2, 2021.
Rosemary C. Matibe
Rosemary C. Matibe, 83, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at Hempfield Manor. She was born Oct. 8, 1938, in Braddock, daughter of the late Michael and Rose (Krivansky) Cupak. Prior to her retirement, Rosemary was a licensed practical nurse for Caritas Christi-Sisters... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 2, 2021.
David B. Trimble
David Blaine Trimble, 73, of Calabash, N.C., formerly of Irwin, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. He was born Jan. 19, 1948, in Greensburg, a son of the late C. Blaine and Gertrude C. (Kirk) Trimble. David was a dedicated English teacher and sports coach at Norwin Senior High School... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Dec. 2, 2021.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Scherry M. Everett
Scherry M. Everett, 49, of Dunbar, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at home. She was born Jan. 26, 1972, in Greensburg, a daughter of Donna L. (Everett) Chamberlain, of Greensburg. Scherry was a member of Dunbar Baptist Church. She was a Special Olympics participant, enjoyed bowling... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 25, 2021.
Lillian L. Gnieski
Lillian Lucy (Bozich) Gnieski, 88, of Biddle, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Biddle, a daughter of the late Mile and Ljubica (Kohanic) Bozich. She was a member of the Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 25, 2021.
Virginia M. Pfrogner
Virginia M. (Everett) Pfrogner, 69, of Rillton, passed away Thursday Nov. 11, 2021. She was born Aug. 2, 1952, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Howard T. Sr. and Elizabeth (Crusan) Everett and was also preceded in death by her husband, James W. Pfrogner; and a brother, Howard... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 25, 2021.
Howard K. Weber
Howard K. Weber, of North Huntingdon, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. He was a son of the late William and Katherine (Domiano) Weber and was also preceded in death by his brothers, William, Kerry, and Frederick W. Weber. Howard retired as principal of Woodland Hills High School and was... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 25, 2021.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Carole J. Hinkelman
Carole J. (Robb) Hinkelman, 88, of West Hempfield, passed peacefully Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. She was born Sept. 1, 1933, in DuBois, to the late Thomas and Lillian (McClure) Robb. Carole was a graduate of Brookville High School. She was a member of West Hempfield Presbyterian Church... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 18, 2021.
Raymond F. Myers
Raymond F. Myers, 80, of North Huntingdon, formerly of McKeesport, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, in Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Born Dec. 9, 1940, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Woodrow and Martha E. Filson Myers, and the husband of the late Nila Pearson Myers. A retired... Read More
Hunter Funeral Home McKeesport
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 18, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Regina W. Kisner
Regina W. "Jeanne" (Weishorn) Kisner, 84, of Irwin, formerly of Florida, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. She was born Nov. 14, 1936, in Pitcairn, a daughter of the late Herman and Mary (Hammer) Weishorn and was also preceded in death by sisters, Geraldine "Geri" Gogets and Jacqueline... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Nov. 11, 2021.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Nancy M. Ponitz
Nancy Mae (Gongaware) Ponitz, 90, of North Huntingdon, died peacefully Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in her home surrounded by family. She was born Dec. 12, 1930, a daughter of the late Oscar and Hazel Gongaware. Nancy graduated from North Huntingdon High School, Class of 1948, where she... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Oct. 21, 2021.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Penelope L. Palarino
Penelope L. "Penny" (Anson) Palarino, 80, of North Huntingdon, died Friday Oct. 1, 2021, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. She was born June 8, 1941, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late James and Margaret (Little) Anson. Prior to her retirement, Penny was employed... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Oct. 14, 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Carmen S. Cooper
Carmen Sylvia Cooper, 61, of North Huntingdon, passed suddenly Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at home. She was born Oct. 31, 1959, in Erlangen, Germany, a daughter of Rexford Holton, of Florida, and Sigrid (Steger) Holton, of Atlanta, Ga. Sylvia enjoyed spending time with her family and... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Oct. 7, 2021.
Joseph W. Gulaskey III
Joseph William Gulaskey III, 84, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021; beloved husband of Patricia L (McGuire) Gulaskey for 62 years; loving father of Joseph W. Gulaskey IV and wife, Lori Dee Gulaskey, of Murrysville, and Ronald G. Gulaskey, and his wife, Karen... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Oct. 7, 2021.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
John B. O'Connell
John "Jack" B. O'Connell, 99, of Irwin, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at his home in Irwin. He was born Aug. 9, 1922, in North Irwin, son of the late James P. and Mary (Byrne) O'Connell. Jack attended Norwin High School and joined the Army during World War II, serving... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Sep. 16, 2021.
Dorothy J. Richie
Dorothy Jane Richie (Micklo), 76, formerly of West Mifflin and North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. She went home to be with Jesus and to greet her mother, Annette (Jancsik), and her father, William Micklo, of West Mifflin. Dorothy (Dotty) lived in Florida... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Sep. 16, 2021.
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Douglas F. Jordan
Douglas F. Jordan, 64, of Irwin (Penn Township), died Saturday Aug. 28, 2021 at UPMC East Hospital, Monroeville. He was born July 16, 1957, in McKeesport a son of the late Frederick and June (Heistermen) Jordan. Douglas was one of the owners of Jordan Banana Co. He was a member of... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Sep. 9, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Gary A. Lersch
Gary Alvin Lersch, 80, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Monroeville, entered heaven's doors peacefully Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, surrounded by his daughter, Robin, her husband, their children and granddaughter, Amanda. He wanted to be reunited with his beautiful wife, Sharon, who he... Read More
Jobe Funeral Home-Monroeville
Published in Norwin Star on Sep. 2, 2021.
Steven M. Miller
Steven M. Miller, 61, of Pittsburgh, formerly of New Florence, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. He was born June 28, 1960, in Johnstown, a son of the late Donald and Dorothy (Monihen) Miller. Prior to his retirement, Steven was a union carpenter for Local No. 432. He enjoyed music... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Sep. 2, 2021.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Braun P. Welsch
Braun P. Welsch, 91, formerly of North Huntingdon died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 at Brookdale Senior Living Center. He was born Aug. 10, 1930, in Turtle Creek, a son of the late George and Matlida Breeger Welsch. Braun was a member of the Circleville United Methodist Church. Prior... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Aug. 26, 2021.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Sara J. Clark
Sara J. "Sally" (Campbell) Clark, 96, of North Huntingdon, died Friday, July 9, 2021. She was born Nov. 7, 1924, in North Irwin, a daughter of the late John C. and Margaret G. (Wade) Campbell and was also preceded in death by her husband, James Clark; her son, James S. Clark; and... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Jul. 22, 2021.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Richard F. Trio Jr.
Richard Frank Trio Jr., of Awendaw, S.C., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at the age of 58. Born Jan. 16, 1963, in Youngstown, Ohio, Richard was the son of Donna Smuk Trio and the late Richard Frank Trio Sr. Richard was a natural-born salesman. His charm and charisma... Read More
McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation - Mt. Pleasant Location
Published in Norwin Star on Jul. 8, 2021.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Robert P. Crupie Sr.
Robert Paul Crupie Sr., 78, of Larimer, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1942, in Larimer, a son of the late Nicholas and Rose (Colinear) Crupie. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a hot press operator for Wabtec. He was a member of Immaculate... Read More
Ott Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in Norwin Star on Apr. 15, 2021.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Joseph R. Lesko Jr.
Joseph R. "Sonny" Lesko Jr., 73, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, in UPMC East, Monroeville. Mr. Lesko was born Dec. 29, 1947, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Ketch Lesko. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman... Read More
Galone-Caruso Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Mar. 18, 2021.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Judith A. Glaser
Judith A. Glaser, 85, of North Huntingdon, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at her home. She was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Pitcairn, a daughter of the late Andrew and Lavina (Smith) Szekely. Judy was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. She enjoyed playing family card games... Read More
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Published in Norwin Star on Feb. 11, 2021.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
John E. Reed Jr.
John E. Reed Jr., 70, of Irwin, died suddenly Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was born April 4, 1950, in Owensdale, a son of the late John E. Sr. and Minnie (Schwartz) Reed. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marsha Knight. John was a retired employee of Reed... Read More
WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published in Norwin Star on Feb. 4, 2021.
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