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Gasparovic, Steve 80

  • McKeesport
  • Born: 1933-05-11
  • Died: 2014-04-22
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Steve "Snaps" Gasparovic, 80, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at UPMC McKeesport. He was born May 11, 1933, in McKeesport, a son of the late Mate and Anna (Stimac) Gasparovic. He was retired from U.S. Steel, National Tube Works, McKeesport where he had worked in the carpentry department. Steve was a Korean War Army veteran, a member of Corpus Christi Parish in McKeesport, the Versailles Croatian Men's Club, American Legion No. 361, of McKeesport, and the VFW Post No. 514, of McKeesport. He was a member and officer of both CFU No. 3 and also Club Dobrotvor and was a charter member of Archer Hill Bowling League. Steve is survived by a sister, Margaret (John) Snodgrass, of Pittsburgh; nephews, Dr. Stephen (Kelly) Snodgrass, of Greenville, S.C, and Christopher Snodgrass, of Pittsburgh; and great-nephew, Simon M. Snodgrass. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Matthew, John and Thomas Gasparovic; sisters, Ann and Mary Gasparovic; and sister-in-law, Mary Moran Gasparovic. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, 2014, in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 4504 Walnut St., McKeesport, PA 15132, 412-678-3454. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Corpus Christi Parish, with Father Stephen Kresak officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Port Vue. Memorial contributions may be made to Croatian Fraternal Union Scholarship Fund, 100 Delaney Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.
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Hall, Georgia R. 98

  • White Oak
  • Born: 1916-03-26
  • Died: 2014-04-18
  • Funeral Home: Strifflers, White Oak | Get Directions
  • Georgia R. (Miller) Hall, 98, of White Oak, died Friday, April 18, 2014. She was born March 26, 1916, in Elm Grove, a daughter of the late David Benton and Jessie Ella (Bowsman) Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Leroy Hall. She is survived by her children, Martha Lee (Paul) McGowan, of North Huntingdon, and James LeRoy (Barbara) Hall Jr., of Greensburg; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and sister, Maryann (Clayton) Smith, of Uniontown. Georgia was a member of the Rainbow Volunteer Fire Hall Auxiliary for many years. She was an avid square dancer and volunteered work in nursing homes by performing dances. She loved gardening, being outside and taking care of others. Her sweet, loving soul will be missed greatly. Burial will take place in Round Hill Cemetery and arrangements are in the care of STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 412-678-6177.
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Ivkovich, Daisy 87

  • Versailles Borough
  • Born: 1926-08-06
  • Died: 2014-04-22
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Versailles | Get Directions
  • Daisy (Mervos) Ivkovich, 87, of Versailles Borough, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in UPMC McKeesport. A member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport, Daisy was also in the choir and member of its Mother's Club. Born Aug. 6, 1926, in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Dusan and Cvijeta (Lalich) Mervos, and wife of the late Nick Ivkovich. She is survived by a son, Nicholas (Nancy) Ivkovich, of Liberty Borough; daughter, Nancy Ivkovich, at home; grandchildren, Kristi (Chuck) McCutcheon and Dana (Jason) Seyerle; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Alyssa, Nicholas and Nina; sister, Dorothy Shumkaroff, of McKeesport; also nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Dokmanovich. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles, PA 15132, 412-678-3454, where a Pomen service will take place at 7 p.m. A burial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, in St. Sava Church, with the Very Rev. Stevan Rocknage officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Offer condolences at http://www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Kattic, Joanne 77

  • North Huntingdon
  • Born: 1936-07-11
  • Died: 2014-04-15
  • Funeral Home: Ott, Irwin | Get Directions
  • Joanne Andrecak Kattic, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Joanne was born July 11, 1936, in McKeesport, daughter of the late Steve and Elizabeth (Wargo) Andrecak. Joanne was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She graduated from St. Peters High School in McKeesport in 1954. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Joann Fabrics. She is preceded in death by her brother, Donald Andrecak; and grandson, "JJ" John Patrick Jones III. She will be missed by her husband of 58 years, Donald Kattic, of North Huntingdon. Surviving are five daughters, Laura (Philip) Ivkovich, of Vero Beach, Fla., Lana (Mark) Huffman, of Salisbury, N.C., Lisa (Ed) Kovalcin, Luanne Jones and Leslie (Tom) Quealy, all of North Huntingdon; grandchildren, Cara (Erik) Falk, Christine Bratkovich, Heidi Stogard, Katie (Chris) Adcock, Melissa Kovalcin, Philip Ivkovich, Eddie Kovalcin, Mandie Starkey, Claire Jones and Tommy and Trey Quealy; great-grandchildren, Peyton, Paige, Brooke, Billy, Avery, Anderson, Ellie, Madison and Murphey; and sisters, Dorothy (Harry "Bud") Hines, of Greensburg, and Patricia "Patsy" (Victor) Falvo, of New Jersey. She was a gifted and avid quilter and belonged to the Norwin Quilt League and won first place at the Westmoreland County Fair. The family is especially proud that she donated "lap quilts" to the Veterans Hospital. She will be missed very much and is with the Lord and Angels in Heaven. Friends were received from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 504 Oak St., Irwin. Parting prayers were held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in the St. Agnes Catholic Church. Interment followed at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, North Huntingdon. To send online condolences, please visit http://www.ottfuneralhome.com.
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Korekach, Despo G. 86

  • Bethel Park
  • Born: 1927-10-23
  • Died: 2014-04-22
  • Funeral Home: Jefferson, Pleasant Hills | Get Directions
  • Despo G. Korekach died April 22, 2014, in the Meadowcrest Nursing Center in Bethel Park, at the age of 86. She was born Oct. 23, 1927, at home in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh. Despo was preceded in death by her parents, Gus Ganopulos, former proprietor of Gus's Place in Homestead, and Roxanne (Ekakiades) Ganopulos, of Greece; and three brothers, Emmanuel I, James G. and Emmanuel II, all of Homestead. Despo is survived by her only son, James Korekach, of McKeesport, and his wife, Susan; three grandsons, Ian James Korekach, of Trafford, Adam Luke Korekach, of McKeesport, and Douglas C. Korekach and wife, Christine, of Munhall; three great-grandchildren, Evan James, Derek Alexander and Claire Marie; also numerous cousins, nieces and nephews throughout the United States and Greece. Despo was both baptized and married in St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland and remained proud of her Greek heritage and steadfast in her faith. Raised in the Homestead area, she attended school there where she used her considerable artistic talents on the staffs of the school's newspaper and yearbook. She attended Carnegie Art Institute with the dream of entering fashion design, alas, economic necessity and marriage waylaid those plans. Spending her third and fourth decades as a stay-at-home mom, she became a community organizer and fundraiser, member and past president of the Marigold Elementary PTO in the Munhall Gardens area. She was also an avid bowler, dancer and singer of Broadway show tunes and opera in their language of origin. She re-entered the working world as a sales clerk for the former Sun Drug Co. working her way up to store manager at the Squirrel Hill, Oakland and downtown Pittsburgh locations. She ended her career in retail for the May Co. as a cosmetics consultant for Clinique at Kaufmann's flagship store downtown. A special thanks to the staff at Meadowcrest of Bethel Park for caring for Despo for nearly seven years and Bethany Hospice in her final days. Also special recognition to her lifelong friends, Christina (Tenekedes) Burke; and her sisters, Angie and Eva, whose loyalty will not be forgotten. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday with the Trisagion service at 7 p.m. at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 123 Gilkeson Road, Upper St. Clair. Everyone please meet at church. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Park. Donations may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237; the Western PA Conservancy or the Arthritis Foundation of Western PA, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, 100 W. Station Square, Suite 1950, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Condolences at http://www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.
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Mitchko, Joseph S. 84

  • Lincoln Borough
  • Born: 1929-08-22
  • Died: 2014-04-22
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Elizabeth | Get Directions
  • Joseph S. Mitchko, 84, of Lincoln Borough, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in HCR ManorCare, Whitehall. Born Aug. 22, 1929, in Clairton, he was the son of the late Stephen and Anna (Gazda) Mitchko. He was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Elizabeth Township. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a maintenance supervisor by Westinghouse in Large. He was a Korean War veteran, having served in the Army. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Leona (Wallace) Mitchko; daughter, Paula R. Tognarine; and son, Joseph R. Mitchko. He is survived by two sons, Michael J. (Michelle) Mitchko, of Elizabeth Township, and William M. (Valerie) Mitchko, of Elizabeth Township; a daughter-in-law, Peggie Mitchko, of Elizabeth Township; four grandchildren, Michael, Matthew and Breanna Mitchko and Renee Benedetti; also nieces and nephews. Visitation from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 221 N. Second Ave., Elizabeth, PA 15037, 412-384-4344. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, in St. Michael Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner as celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 101 McLay Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Offer condolences at http://www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Moran, Mary Jane 70

  • Sutersville
  • Born: 1943-12-05
  • Died: 2014-04-21
  • Funeral Home: Maloy-Schleifer, Duquesne | Get Directions
  • Mary Jane Moran, 70, of Sutersville, formerly of Duquesne, died Monday, April 21, 2014, in Riverside Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1943, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Ted and Helen (Koerber) Brodnos. She was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Pleasant Hills, and enjoyed spending time with her special friend, Alice Droznek. She was the beloved wife of 52 years to Fred R. Moran; mother of Kathy (Don) Weber, of West Mifflin, Gayle (Marty) Davis, of Elizabeth, and Mike (Becky) Moran, of Ruffsdale; grandmother of David Barker, Jenny (A.J.) Smith, Davina (Ben) Antonoff, Brian (Terrin) Crux, Donald Weber and Brook Moran; great-grandmother of Nathan Antonoff, Mason Smith, Cheyanne Smith and Alexander Crux; and sister of David (Marilyn) Brodnos, of South Park Township, and the late Freddie Brodnos. Mary Jane has made the ultimate gift, she has donated her body to medical research. Arrangements by MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, William B. Schleifer, supervisor, William Brian Schleifer, funeral director. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Pleasant Hills, with Pastor Allyn Itterly. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Robb, Barbara A. 84

  • Forward Township
  • Born: 1929-11-11
  • Died: 2014-04-21
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Elizabeth | Get Directions
  • Barbara A. Robb, 84, of Forward Township and Fort Pierce, Fla., died Monday, April 21, 2014, in Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, Fort Pierce, Fla. Born Nov. 11, 1929, in West Elizabeth, she was the daughter of the late Melvin C. and Daisy J. (McQuown) O'Dell. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth. Prior to retirement, she was employed as an assistant manager by the former Bell Telephone. She enjoyed spending the winter months in Florida with her husband. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by daughter, Kathy Jean Stadmueller. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Howard E. Robb; son, Richard A. (Melinda) Robb, of Vernon Center, N.Y.; and three grandchildren, Kasey Robb, of Binghamton, N.Y., Nashua R. Robb, of Vernon Center, N.Y., and Eric (Dani) Kegel, of Huntsville, Ala. Visitation from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 221 N. Second Ave., Elizabeth, PA 15037, 412-384-4344. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Davidson officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. Offer condolences at http://www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Silverman, Betty Ann 79

  • North Huntingdon
  • Born: 1935-04-01
  • Died: 2014-04-20
  • Funeral Home: Shirley, North Huntingdon | Get Directions
  • Betty Ann Silverman, 79, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Excela Health Westmoreland. She was born April 1, 1935, in McKeesport, a daughter of the late Otto E. and Lizzie (Dannenhauer) Silverman. Prior to her retirement, Betty Ann was a secretary for National Tube and U.S. Steel and she enjoyed spending her free time reading. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and O. James Silverman; and two sisters, Alice Silverman and Clara (Silverman) Rieger. She is survived by her sisters, Dorothea Beech, of North Huntingdon, and Virginia Maher and her husband, Thomas, of Irwin; and brother, Roger Silverman, of Wilson, N.C.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nephews. Friends were received this past Wednesday at the JAMES W. SHIRLEY FUNERAL HOME, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel, with interment in McKeesport Versailles Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Circleville VFD or NHT Rescue 8. http://www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
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Weaver, Jacqueline 68

  • Dravosburg
  • Born: 1946-01-18
  • Died: 2014-04-22
  • Funeral Home: Strifflers, Dravosburg | Get Directions
  • Jacqueline Weaver, 68, of Dravosburg, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was born Jan. 18, 1946, in McKeesport, daughter of the late Milton and Edith Swindler Nabors; and the wife of the late Robert Weaver. She was previously employed at the food court at Century III Mall for many years. She loved to travel and was a great collector. She was a wonderful wife, mother, aunt and great friend to all. She was a wonderful grandmother to her grandson, Bobby, and babysat many neighborhood children through the years. She is survived by her children, John Fazio, of Edinboro, and Lisa Fazio, of Cambridge Springs; a grandson, Robert Wilson; brother and sister-in-law, David and Kathy Weaver, of Ohio; sister-in-law, Beverly Nabors, of Palm Springs, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Sharon, Jim, Larry, William and Robert Nabors. Friends will be received from 12 noon until the time of services at 4 p.m. Saturday at STRIFFLERS DRAVOSBURG/ WEST MIFFLIN, 740 Pittsburgh-McKeesport Blvd., Dravosburg, PA 15034, 412-678-6192. The Rev. Kathleen Barnhart will officiate. Burial will take place in Richland Cemetery.
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