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Carothers, Dorothy T.

  • Duquesne
  • Died: 2014-10-18
  • Funeral Home: Maloy-Schleifer, Duquesne | Get Directions
  • Dorothy T. Carothers, of Duquesne, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Wellington Memorial Hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was born in Duquesne, daughter of the late John and Mary (Kovach) Lenhart. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Christ the Light of the World Parish, Duquesne. She enjoyed going to church, cooking, baking and yard work. She was very close and at peace with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was the wife of the late George H. Carothers for 57 years. Survivors include her son, George Gary (Dale) Carothers, of West Palm Beach, Fla., and she is also survived by nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters, John Lenhart, Andrew B. Lenhart, George Lenhart, Katherine Clark, Marie Pollier, Anna Woods and Margaret "Peg" England. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, William B. Schleifer, supervisor, William Brian Schleifer, funeral director. A blessing service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Hedwig Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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Cribbs Sr., George A. 84

  • Dravosburg
  • Born: 1930-04-30
  • Died: 2014-10-18
  • Funeral Home: Willig, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • George Allen Cribbs Sr., 84, of Dravosburg, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at UPMC McKeesport. Born April 30, 1930, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Allen O'Neil Cribbs and Susan Pearl (Spindler) Grove Cribbs, and beloved husband of EvaLyn (Bachisin) Cribbs for 58 years. George was employed by U.S. Steel Clairton Works for 36 years, where he was a wireman and vice foreman. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War, spending most of that time in Arabia, Germany and France. His memberships included the Dravosburg American Legion Post 380, Free and Accepted Masons Wilson-Joppa Lodge 714, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Al-O-Mon No. 138 and the Pittsburgh Elks Lodge. He also was a baseball coach in Dravosburg for kids of all ages, a Cub Scout leader and an avid golfer. In addition to his wife, EvaLyn, George is survived by his children, George Allen Cribbs Jr., of Dravosburg, Jay S. (Vicki) Cribbs, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Nancy (Patrick) Hamilton, of McKeesport; grandchildren, Jill Steele and Alexander Hamilton; great-grandchildren, Amber, Aspen and Olivia; brother, David (Alexis) Cribbs; and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Walter Grover; sister, Beatrice Grove Shoaf; and granddaughter, Mindy Lee. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at WILLIG FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, 220 Ninth St., McKeesport, PA 15132. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Bruce Mounts will officiate. Burial and military honors will follow at Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or to Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 50 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.
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Minnich, Joseph R.

  • North Versailles
  • Died: 2014-10-18
  • Funeral Home: Alfieri, Wilmerding | Get Directions
  • Joseph R. Minnich, of North Versailles, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, with his family by his side. He was born in 1935, the son of Joseph Rossman Minnich and Sylvia Marie (Hughes) Minnich. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Helen; and a son, Steven. Joe was a driver/instructor for Greyhound Bus Lines until his retirement. After that, he worked part-time at NAPA Auto Parts in White Oak. He was a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by children, Vicki (Barry) Slepsky, Ronald (Chris), Michael (Carol) and Tim (Sue) Minnich. Grandchildren include Valerie, Brian Slepsky, Kourtney (Brian) McGonigle, Ron (Natalie) Minnich, Marissa, Stephanie Minnich, Jayme, Danny Klein, Jessica and Jason Weinberg. Great-grandchildren are Bryce Slepsky, Slater and Asher McGonigle, Ava Minnich and Sofia, Jayden Klein. Surviving siblings include sisters, Joan Arthur and Jackie Kovatch; and one brother, James Minnich. He was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita (Dee) Dowling; and two brothers, Charles Robert and Norman Lee Minnich. Joe, who was fondly known as "Pap" or "Pappy Joe" will always be remembered for his love of life and his wicked sense of humor. He loved the outdoors and spent much time on the front porch swing greeting any and all who passed by. He also loved all kinds of activities with his sons, which included watching sports, hunting and fishing. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joe will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In memory of Joe, please feel free to come in casual dress (jeans) as that is what he would have wanted. Family and friends will be received from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday followed by a service at 7 p.m. in the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME, 201 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, 412-824-4332.
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Scott, Theresa A. 54

  • Clairton
  • Born: 1959-12-19
  • Died: 2014-10-14
  • Funeral Home: Waters, Clairton | Get Directions
  • Theresa Ann Scott, 54, of Clairton, departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. She was born Dec. 19, 1959, in McKeesport, daughter of the late Junie Brown and Mabel L. Scott Hammonds. She was also preceded in death by children, Latia and Ian Scott; and grandmother, Thelma Scott. She was a 1978 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and member of Morning Star Baptist Church, Clairton. She was formerly employed as a Nurse's Aide for Mitchell Manor in Clairton. Surviving are her stepfather, William Hammonds, of Clairton; children, Autumn Bush, Allen Herring, Yusef Herring, Timeena Hudson and Deonte Reddick, all of Clairton; six grandchildren; siblings, Kathy Scott, Regina Hammonds, Rhonda Hammonds, William Hammonds, Kevin Hammonds and Lisa Hammonds, all of Clairton; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 307 Shaw Ave., Clairton, with services following the visitation hour with the Rev. Dr. Willie J. Thompson officiating. Interment will be private. Local arrangements are by the ROBERT A. WATERS FUNERAL HOME INC., Clairton.
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Taylor, Robert E. 82

  • Elizabeth Township
  • Born: 1932-07-21
  • Died: 2014-10-19
  • Funeral Home: Gilbert, Elizabeth Township | Get Directions
  • Robert "Bob" Elliott Taylor, 82, of Elizabeth Township, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. He was born July 21, 1932, in North Versailles, and was the son of the late Fred and Tillie Elizabeth Race Taylor. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Helen J. Case Taylor; son, Curt E. Taylor, of Baldwin; daughter, Juneau R. Bowman, of Ingram; grandchildren, Danny Guy Taylor, Robert E. Taylor, Zachary Guy Taylor, Olivia R. Bowman and Dylan G. Bowman; great-grandchildren, Gabby and Jackson; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Guy Robert Taylor; brothers, Fred Taylor Jr., and John W. "Jack" Taylor; and sisters, Ruth M. Wilding Howden and Ola Mae Shotwell. Bob was a conductor for Union Railroad/Transtar and retired after 42 and a half years of service. He was also an ironworker for Local No. 3 with 25 years of service. Bob was a 50 year member of Solomon's Staircase Lodge No. 357 Free and Accepted Masons, Buena Park, Calif. Friends are welcome from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 6028 Smithfield St., Boston, Elizabeth Township. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in the funeral home chapel. Inurnment will follow at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery Praying Hands Columbarium, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at http://www.Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
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