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Ballarion, Edith M.

  • West Mifflin
  • Died: 2015-03-03
  • Funeral Home: Savolskis, Munhall | Get Directions
  • Edith Marie Ballarion, of West Mifflin, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Mt. Lebanon. She was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church of West Mifflin, where she founded the choir, which continues to sing His holy praises to this day. She was involved in the fashion world and will be remembered for the many beautiful fashion shows and benefits she designed and presented, along with organizing spectacular weddings and parties. Family and friends also treasure memories of wonderful, festive dinners in Edith's beautiful home. Edith was a devoted wife, daughter, sister, aunt, great-aunt and friend. She is survived by her brother, August Bottonari and his wife, Edith; as well as many nephews, nieces and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony; siblings, Samuel, Daniel (and his wife, Mary Virginia), William (and his wife, Jane), Minnie (and her husband, Frank) and Argentina; and parents, Esther and Amedeo Bottonari. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at SAVOLSKIS-WASIK-GLENN FUNERAL HOME, 3501 Main St., Munhall, PA 15120. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday, March 9, at Resurrection Catholic Church of West Mifflin. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. www.swgfuneralhome.com.
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Caston, Reginald G. 80

  • McKeesport
  • Born: 1934-11-16
  • Died: 2015-03-04
  • Funeral Home: Finney, Glassport | Get Directions
  • Reginald Glen "Russ" Caston, 80, of McKeesport, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at John J. Kane Regional Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 16, 1934, in Coushatta, La., to the late Benjamin Carlton and Leola Holley Caston. Russ is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary Jane Moss Caston; sister, Patsy (William L.) Holmes, of Arcadia, La.; sisters-in-law, Audrey Moss, of McKeesport, and Theresa Dry, of East McKeesport; brother-in-law, James Moss, of Delmont; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Russ was preceded in death by brother, Carl Gene Caston; and sister, Laverne Rae. Russ was employed as a carpenter in Hayward, Calif., was a member of Local No. 2046 and a member of The Church in Sutersville. Arrangements have been entrusted to E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave., Glassport, PA 15045. A memorial service will take place at a later date at The Church, presided by Pastor Frank Rocco. Burial will also take place at a later date at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. The family asks that memorial contributions be made, in his name, to The Church, 738 First St., Sutersville, PA 15083. Online condolences may be shared at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
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Chonko, Jean M. 85

  • West Mifflin
  • Born: 1929-10-26
  • Died: 2015-03-03
  • Funeral Home: Maloy-Schleifer, Duquesne | Get Directions
  • Jean M. (Colella) Chonko, 85, of West Mifflin, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at home. She was born Oct. 26, 1929, to the late Nazzareno and Maddelena (Giansante) Colella. Jean was a member of Holy Trinity Church in West Mifflin and was a registered nurse at McKeesport Hospital. She also worked for Dr. Alvin Bodek. She was a graduate of McKeesport Hospital School of Nursing. She enjoyed cooking to make her family happy, liked playing cards and listening and watching the Pirates and Steelers. She was a member of the former senior citizens at the Duquesne-west Mifflin Knights of Columbus No. 4210. She was the beloved wife of the late William A. Chonko; mother of Deborah "Debbie" Chonko, at home, and Michael (Joyce) Chonko, of West Mifflin; grandmother of Krystal Chonko, Justin (Amanda) Chonko, Kent Kaylor, Jenny Kaylor and the late Amanda Chonko; great-grandmother of Brooke, Brianna, Evan and Vanessa; sister-in-law of Nancy Colella and Margaret "Margie" Colella; sister of the late August, Anthony, Linda, Lilly, Quendino "Red, Joseph, Donald "Beko" Colella; nieces and nephews; and also survived by her dog, Duke. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUENRAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. William B. Schleifer, Supervisor; William Brian Schliefer, Funeral Director. A blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March, 7, 2015, at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church with the Rev. Joseph Grosko officiating. Interment in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Jean's family would like to thank Horizon Hospice for their excellent and compassionate care of their mother.
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Culley Jr., Charles 78

  • Liberty Borough , Formerly of Yukon
  • Born: 1936-06-23
  • Died: 2015-03-02
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Elizabeth | Get Directions
  • Charles "Spider" Culley Jr., 78, of Liberty Borough, formerly of Yukon, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015, at home. Born June 23, 1936, in McDonald, he was a son of the late Charles and Myrtle B. (Speer) Culley; and the husband of the late Wendy L. (Van Dyke) Culley. Prior to retirement, he was a truck driver for D. Jenkins Corp. in Elrama. He loved to shoot pool and was an avid bowler and Steelers fan. He is survived by his son, Charles (Becky) Culley III, of Solon, Iowa; four daughters, Antonette (John) Lewis, of Liberty Borough, Diane (Adam) Mussori, of Mather, Tammy (Mike) Herndon, of Grove City, and Margaret (Jaison) Abell, of Mather; stepsons, Kevin (Julie) Ohler, of Yukon, and Mark Ohler, of Latrobe; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Charlene Richardson, of Fairfield Glade, Tenn.; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, and wife, he was predeceased by his siblings, Myrtle Pearsol and Dalmas Culley. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2015, in the PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 221 North Second Ave., Elizabeth, PA 15037, 412-384-4344. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015, in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Hal Dangel officiating. Private burial will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Dobrich, John 51

  • Born: 1963-10-12
  • Died: 2015-03-03
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  • John Dobrich, 52, of California, passed away peacefully at his home of residence in California Tuesday morning, March 3, 2015. John resided in California but was born in West Elizabeth, Oct. 12, 1963. He was a loving son of Barbara Lucas and loving stepson of Thomas Lucas; devoted partner of John Gaitens; loving brother of Marcella Slanina, Laura Perez and George Vucin; loving uncle of Jimmy and Derrick Slanina; loving stepbrother to Amy and Michael Lucas; and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. John had belonged to the Editors Guild in California and was very active in his field of work. He was a positive influence on all that has crossed his path. He will surely be missed by all. Any donations can be sent to The American Cancer Association, Los Angeles Food Bank in California or Feeding America in care of John Dobrich. No services will be held, but a memorial will be held at a later date in California.
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Flickinger, Mary E. 93

  • Cranberry Township
  • Born: 1921-06-26
  • Died: 2015-03-04
  • Funeral Home: Forgie-Snyder, East Mc Keesport | Get Directions
  • Mary E. (Rothrauff) Flickinger, 93, of Cranberry Township, formerly of North Versailles, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015. She was born June 26, 1921, in Braddock, a daughter of the late Thomas and Devora Rothrauff. She worked for more than 20 years as a nursing assistant at McKeesport Hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth D. Flickinger; a son, Patrick M. Flickinger; and brothers, Thomas, James and Charles Rothrauff. She is survived by her daughter, Dayle (Bill) Salsgiver, of Cranberry Township; three stepgranddaughters; and sisters, Rose Mae Lyden, of East Pittsburgh, and Pat Peyinghaus, of North Huntingdon; also nieces and nephews. She is loved and will be missed. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the FORGIE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083, where everyone will gather for a funeral service at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
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Gaska, Dennis 60

  • Manchester, N.H.
  • Born: 1954-03-12
  • Died: 2015-02-24
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  • Dennis Gaska, 60, of Manchester, N.H., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Elliot Hospital, from complications of cirrhosis of the liver. He was born March 12, 1954, in McKeesport, to Robert and Ann (Skrabak) Gaska. He was raised in McKeesport, then lived in Manchester for many years. Dennis worked as an electronics engineer at Solitech in Tewsbury, Mass., and Allen Bradley in Manchester for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, camping, gardening, cooking and canning. He was also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and was a model train enthusiast. The family includes his wife of 39 years, Chrissann (Baldridge) Gaska, of Manchester, N.H.; four children, Jason Gaska and his wife, Angel, of Milford, N.H., Amber Gaska and her companion, Robert, of Accord, N.Y., Amanda Gaska and her companion, Eric, of Goffstown, N.H., and Autumn Gaska and her companion, Chris, of New Durham, N.H.; two grandchildren, Reinen Gaska and Logan Woodside; a soon-to-be grandson; two brothers, Daniel Gaska, of Arizona, and Duane Gaska and his wife, Patricia, of Pennsylvania; aunts, uncles, cousins and a niece. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dennis Gaska Donation Fund, c/o Citizens Bank, 688 S. Willow St., Manchester, NH 03103; or to Family of Dennis Gaska Medical Fund at dm.gofund.me/n7j7v0. To share a condolance, please visit shar.es/1f1F39.
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Harrison, Cynthia A. 66

  • Versailles
  • Born: 1949-02-25
  • Died: 2015-03-06
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Versailles | Get Directions
  • Cynthia A. Harrison, 66, of Versailles, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015, at home. Born Feb. 25, 1949, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Oneda (Hays) Baldock. A retired clerk from Lowe's and Service Merchandise, Cynthia was a member and officer of the CFU Lodge 146 in Versailles. She is survived by her companion, Frank C. Pavlecic, of Versailles; her daughter, Tracy Harrison, of McKeesport; her sons, Jay Scott (Jenifer) Harrison, of Boston, Pa., and Jeffrey Dean Harrison, of White Oak; her grandchildren, Lauren, Cassandra Lynn, Jay Michael, Mia and Miley Harrison, Daelin and Dana Brown Jr. and Ethan Cable; her great-granddaughters, Emeri Christian-Brown and Avionna Menifee; her stepdaughter, Nicole (Ben) Cable, of White Oak; her brother, Harold (Elizabeth) Baldock, of Sydney, Australia; and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2015, in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454). A prayer service will be held at noon Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the funeral home, with procession and burial to follow in Jefferson Memorial Park in Pleasant Hills. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Horvath, Caroline M. 87

  • Formerly of Lancaster
  • Born: 1927-03-21
  • Died: 2015-03-01
  • Funeral Home: Snyder Jr., Lititz | Get Directions
  • Caroline M. (Kocisek) Horvath, 87, formerly of Lancaster, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Landis Homes. Born March 21, 1927, in Ford City, she was the wife of the late Frank Horvath, who died in 1994. She was the daughter of the late Matthew and Mary (Rahal) Kocisek. She and her husband lived in McKeesport for 18 years before moving to Lancaster in 1976. Caroline attended Waynesburg College and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Hygiene. She was formerly a member of the American and Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists Associations. She worked for the U.S. government in the Pennsylvania unit traveling from school to school to administer sodium fluoride to children's teeth. After two years, she worked for the Kittanning School District teaching dental hygiene. She was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church where she participated in the church bazaar for several years. Caroline is survived by two daughters, Amy, wife of David Wilburn, of Huntsville, Ala., and Tara Faro, of Lititz; five grandchildren, Jesse and Mark Wilburn, Terri Rutledge and Alexis and Antonio Faro; one great-grandson, Noah Wilburn, and one on the way, Jonah Wilburn. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Landis Homes East Bethany Chapel, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, with Pastor Jim Leaman officiating. Family and friends were received one hour prior to the service. Burial was private. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Caroline's memory may be made to Parkinson's Disease Research online at support.pdf.org. To place a condolence online, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com.
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McGarrity, Louise M. 65

  • Elizabeth
  • Born: 1950-02-03
  • Died: 2015-03-03
  • Funeral Home: Strifflers, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Louise Mae McGarrity, 65, of Elizabeth, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. She was born Feb. 3, 1950, in McKeesport, and is the daughter of the late Clyde and Louise Dreer Richards and the wife of the late Donald McGarrity. She loved to crochet, knit and play bingo. Louise was also a breeder of chihuahuas and loved her dogs. She is survived by her sisters, Donna (Kim) Gurall, of McKeesport, and Kathryn (Gregory), of St. Hilaire of Elyria, Ohio; sons, Robert McGarrity (Hollie) of Hershey, Daniel McGarrity of Muldrow, Okla., and Regis McGarrity, of Burgettstown; and companion, Harry Sproul, of Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Sproul; and son, Donald McGarrity. Friends will be received from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at HUNTER-EDMUNDSON-STRIFFLER FUNERAL HOMES, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA 15132, 412-678-6192. Burial will be Saturday at Round Hill Cemetery.
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Miller, Joy D. 78

  • Colorado Springs, Colo. , Formerly of Elizabeth Township
  • Born: 1936-12-31
  • Died: 2015-02-27
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Versailles | Get Directions
  • Joy D. Miller, 78, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Cheyenne Mountain Care Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Born Dec. 31, 1936, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Nathan and Vera (Kennedy) Halpert; wife of the late Raymond L. Miller, who passed away May 15, 2002; and mother of the late Gary Miller. Joy is survived by her grandson, Jason Miller, of Arizona; her granddaughter, Alison R. Henley, of the state of Washington; her daughter-in-law, Bridget Miller, of Colorado Springs; and her sister, Judy Lydon, of Fort Washington, Md. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, 2015, in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132, 412-678-3454, where the funeral service will be held at noon, with the Rev. William Heaton officiating. Interment will follow in Round Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Nemchick, Mary L. 93

  • McKeesport
  • Born: 1921-06-21
  • Died: 2015-03-05
  • Funeral Home: Strifflers, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Mary Lemack Nemchick, 93, of McKeesport's Tenth Ward, died peacefully surrounded by her family at Kane Hospital Thursday, March 5, 2015. She was born in McKeesport, June 21, 1921, and was the daughter of the late John and Mary Sidun Lemack and the wife of the late Emil A. Nemchick. She was a lifelong resident of Tenth Ward. She was a devoted member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church where she faithfully said the rosary daily and previously was the president of the St. Nicholas PTA. She worked at the Carpatho-Rusyn booth at International Village for many, many years. She loved her family very much. She is survived by her children, Carole Grueso, of the Tenth Ward section of McKeesport, and Donald (Joyce Ann Barrett) Nemchick, of Munhall; grandchildren, Renee (Dana) Siegfried, of Seville, Ohio, and Billy Faust, of Tenth Ward, McKeesport; and great-grandchildren, Adia, Darien and Billy. She was preceded in death by siblings, Steve, Ann and John Lemack. Friends will be received from 2 until 6 p.m. Sunday at the HUNTER-EDMUNDSON-STRIFFLER FUNERAL HOME, 600 Market St., McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-6191). Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel and officiated by Father Donald Voss. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of Kane Regional Hospital in McKeesport, Floor 3B, for the kindness and wonderful care given.
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Plavchak, Lucy 91

  • Jefferson Hills
  • Born: 1923-10-14
  • Died: 2015-03-03
  • Funeral Home: Slater, Clairton | Get Directions
  • Lucy (Serapiglia) Plavchak, 91, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Clairton, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Forbes Hospice at West Penn Hospital. She was born Lucia Ann Serapiglia on Oct. 14, 1923, in Clairton, one of six children of Angelo and Adelina (DiLegge) Serapiglia. She was the former owner of Lucy's Restaurant and Catering in Wilson, formerly a cook at Barella's in Jefferson Hills and the Sons of Columbus in Clairton. Lucy was a receptionist for her son-in-law, the late Dr. John E. Fallon Jr., D.M.D. She graduated from Clairton High School in 1942 and worked at U.S. Steel's Clairton Works as an insulator in the pipe shop during World War II. She was an avid card player, loved to travel with her AARP Group and enjoyed getting together with high school classmates. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Plavchak, on March 11, 1981; and all of her siblings, Ann Cerqua, Mary, Patsy, Tony and Domenic (former mayor of Clairton) Serapiglia. Lucy is survived by her four children, two sons, Michael "Mickey" (Nancy) Plavchak, of Jefferson Hills, with whom she resided, and David (Darlene) Plavchak, of Highland, N.Y.; two daughters, Helen (late Dr. John) Fallon and Susan Plavchak, both of Jefferson Hills; seven grandchildren, Amy and Stephen Fallon, Michael Plavchak Jr., Michelle and Sarah Plavchak, Cristine O'Connor and Allison Zappone; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the STEPHEN D. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, 1701 Route 51 (Large), in Jefferson Hills, where a blessing service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. Interment will follow in Ascension Cemetery in Clairton. If desired, Lucy's family suggests donations to the Jefferson Hills Library or St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church. For condolences and more information, visit www.stephendslater.com.
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Shivey, Angeline 98

  • Charlotte, N.C. , Formerly of McKeesport
  • Born: 1916-03-07
  • Died: 2015-03-01
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Elizabeth | Get Directions
  • Angeline Shivey, 98, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of McKeesport, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Charlotte. Born March 7, 1916, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Carmello Mondforte and Cecelia Mondforte and wife of the late Joseph Shivey. She was a former member of St. Michael Parish, Elizabeth Township. She is survived by a daughter, Victoria Shivey, of Charlotte, N.C.; son, Michael (Sandra) Shivey, of Concord, N.C.; two grandsons, Eric (Jennifer) Shivey, of Denver, Colo., and Paul (Jody) Shivey, of Kannapolis, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Quinn Shivey, of Kannapolis, and Vincent Shivey, of Denver; and two sisters, Josephine Bennett, of Elizabeth, and Mary Zecchini, of Munhall. A memorial gathering will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, 2015 in the PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 221 North Second Ave., Elizabeth, PA 15037, 412-384-4344, where a blessing service will follow at noon, with Father Thomas Wagner officiating. Private burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Sowa, William 50

  • Gratztown
  • Born: 1964-07-07
  • Died: 2015-03-04
  • Funeral Home: Ferguson, Belle Vernon | Get Directions
  • William "Brad" Sowa, 50, of Gratztown, West Newton, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in his home. He was born July 7, 1964, in McKeesport, a son of the late Bernard and Patricia Bradley Sowa. Survivors include his wife, Rosetta Burnett Sowa; one stepdaughter, Gina Burnett; four stepsons and two stepdaughters-in-law, Nicholas Burnett, Anthony and Tiffany Burnett, Adam and Becky Burnett and David Burnett; three sisters, Nancy Boyce, Ruth Yeager and Rosie Sowa; one brother, Stephen Sowa; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, 724-929-5300. www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family.
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Taylor, Betty 67

  • McKeesport
  • Born: 1947-07-06
  • Died: 2015-02-14
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  • Betty Smith Taylor, 67, of McKeesport (Ardara), died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. She was born July 6, 1947. She is survived by her brother, Tom and Darlene Smith; nephew, Tom Smith Jr.; great-niece and nephew; two children, Wendy and Wayne; and seven grandchildren. Betty was a member of the Glassport American Legion Auxiliary Unit for seven years. A service will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday by the American Legion Auxiliary at Unit 443, Glassport. This will be the only service available for Betty Taylor.
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Telli, Betty A. 72

  • White Oak
  • Born: 1942-08-03
  • Died: 2015-03-02
  • Funeral Home: Strifflers, White Oak | Get Directions
  • Betty Ann Telli, 72, of White Oak, died Monday, March 2, 2015. She was born Aug. 3, 1942, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Oliver Kunich. She was employed at Gold Circle in Braddock Hills and was a member of the White Oak American Legion Post 701 Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her loving husband, Charles; children, Denise (Lawrence) Bigante, of Whitehall, John (Christine) Kozioziemski, of Pittsburgh, and Kenneth Kozioziemski, of McKeesport; grandchildren, Larry, Gina, Jamie, John and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Noah, Nolan, Nyla, Marissa and John; siblings, Mildred Goston, of Oakmont, Dorothy (George) Milanovich, of Pittsburgh, Sophia (Christopher) Moser, of Monroeville, Nicholas (Linda) Kunich, of Greensburg, Martha Villani, of Temecula, Calif., and Helen Bane, of Pittsburgh; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings, Catherine Willett, Stella Orgero, Mitchell Kunich, Patricia Weimann, Donald Kunich and Diane Bazner. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177). Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel.
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