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Batis, Nikolaos 62

  • Plum
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Lanigan, East Pittsburgh | Get Directions
  • Nikolaos "Nick" Batis, 62, of Plum, died with his family at his side Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was the dearly beloved husband of Carol Stefanos for 39 years; loving father of John (Kristy) Batis, of Gibsonia, and Nicole (Steve Cousins) Batis, of Lower Burrell, and the late Stefanie Batis; adored grandfather of Maximus Batis; son of John N. and the late Joanna Loukisa Batis, of Plum; tresured son-in-law of Irene Stefanos, of Plum; brother of Jerry (Tamala) Batis and Tasso (Gloria) Batis, both of North Huntingdon; and is also survived by nieces and nephews and grand-puppies, Sammy and Snickers. Nick was born in Greece and journeyed with his family to America in 1966 and founded Batis Electric Company Inc., located in Plum for 38 years. Nick enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and most of all spending time with his family. His favorite quote was "Only in America". Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800. Trisagion will be held at 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, in the Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church, Oakmont, where a viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Global Fibrosis Foundation c/o Carol Hribko, Yale Dermatopathology Service, 15 York St. LMP 5031, New Haven, CT 06520-8059.
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Baumiller, Mary E. 89

  • Upper St. Clair
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Beinhauers, Canonsburg | Get Directions
  • Mary E. Baumiller, 89, of Upper St. Clair, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, peacefully at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late William "Wimpy" Baumiller; loving mother of William Baumiller, John Baumiller and Ron (Eileen) Baumiller; grandmother of Ron, Carrie and Bill; great grandmother of Riannon, William and Allison; and sister of the late Thomas and Marge. Mrs. Baumiller worked as a special education teacher with disabled children for 30 years. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. 724-941-3211. Friends welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at 2828 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at West Minster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road Pittsburgh, PA 15241. Interment in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Please view or add tribute at www.beinhauer.com.
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Bleckmann, Walter R. 87

  • Swissvale
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Nied, Swissvale | Get Directions
  • Walter R. Bleckmann, 87, of Swissvale and Kutztown, died Friday, April 24, 2015. He was the beloved father of Sherry C. Atri (Shridhar), of Swissvale; dear grandfather of Walter Premchand Atri; great-grandfather of Isabella Atri. Walter had a bachelor's degree in Bacteriology from Pitt and a master's degree in advertising and public relations from Pitt. He worked at Hansen and Shea, was an advertising manager for Anchor Serum Co. in St. Joseph, Mo., and taught advertising and statistics at Point Park University. He received a Ph.D. in art history from Pitt and taught art history at Kutztown University. Walter also loved jazz music and played the saxophone and clarinet. Arrangements by THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. www.niedfuneralhome.com.
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Harper-Copeland, Helen M. 85

  • Formerly of Elizabeth
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Bekavac, Clairton | Get Directions
  • Helen M. (Daff) Harper-Copeland, 85, of China Grove, N.C., formerly of Elizabeth, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury, N.C. after a period of declining health. Helen had moved from Elizabeth to North Carolina in 1998 and was a member of the Bethel Wesleyan Church in Kannapolis, N.C. Born Sept. 24, 1929, in Randolph County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Olen and Elma (Smith) Daff. Helen is survived by her husband, James R. Copeland; son, Garry Harper, of Monroe, N.C.; daughter, Gwen Hoyt, of Graham, N.C.; grandchildren, William E. Harper II, Matthew S. Harper, Nichole Flett and Nicholas Jones; great-grandson, Jaxon Flett; and sister, Nelda Goodwin, of Kannapolis, N.C. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William E. "Bill" Harper, July 10, 2000. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in the PAUL E. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME, 221 N. Second Ave., Elizabeth. A funeral service will take place at noon Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Roy A. Kelly officiating. Burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. In lieu of flowers, her family requests memorial contributions be made to the Bethel Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 4036 Old Salisbury-Concord Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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Jankovich, Milos 90

  • Monroeville
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Alfieri, Wilmerding | Get Directions
  • Milos "Mish" Jankovich, 90, of Monroeville, died Friday, April 24, 2015. A member of St. Nicholas Serbian Church, he served in the Army as a corporal during World War II in the European Theater for 23 months. He was a retired foreman in the weld shop for U.S. Steel Homestead Works, a 50-year member of the Plum Creek Monroeville Masonic Lodge, was an avid gardener with a large vegetable garden and he also raised rabbits for many years. He was a son of the late Nick and Anna (Blozowich) Jankovich; husband of the late Bryda (Painter) Jankovich; beloved father of JoAnne (Mike) Morris, of Monroeville, Lisa (Herb) Cohen, of North Huntingdon, and Nick Jankovich, of Pittsburgh; dear grandfather of Joseph (Alana) Morris, Andrew (Jennifer) Morris, Jennifer Morris, Joshua Cohen, Benjamin Cohen and Rachael Cohen; brother of Dinah (the late Tom) Parker, Anna (Al) Pieczynski, Yvonne Jankovich, Daniel (Anna Marie) Jankovich, the late Mildred (John) Tarbuck, Nick Jankovich, Violet (Milos) Padezan, George "Dill" Jankovich, Ralph "Bunny" Jankovich and Betty Jankovich; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 Marguerite Ave., Wilmerding, PA 15148, 412-824-4332. Pomen at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Additional visitation from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10:15 a.m. Monday in the funeral home, followed by service in St. Nicholas Serbian Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow in Grandview Cemetery.
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Kelly, Donald J. 84

  • Ohio Township , Formerly of Spring Hill
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Schellhaas, West View | Get Directions
  • Donald James Kelly, 84, of Ohio Township, formerly of Spring Hill/Northside, died Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Karen (Mullen) Kelly and the late Dorothy (Szymanski) Kelly; father of Patricia (Dennis) Mahafkey; proud grandfather of Kelly (Steve) Bekker, Lauren (Jesse) Fairbanks and Kaitlyn Mahafkey; dear great-grandfather of Benjamin Bekker; brother of Eleanor Presto, Gloria Etzi and the late Jack and Charles Kelly and Evelyn Rinker; stepfather of Donna and Deborah Tedesco; and step-grandfather of Brian Tedesco and Danielle McTighe. Family will welcome friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES INC., 388 Center Ave., West View, PA 15229, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Please pay tribute at www.schellhaasfh.com.
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Kelly, Harry R. 74

  • Shaler Township
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Bock, Glenshaw | Get Directions
  • Harry R. Kelly, 74, of Shaler/Glenshaw, died Friday, April 24, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Lamperski) Kelly; son of the late Harry R. and Fiore Kelly; loving father of Kevin (Buffy) Kelly, Carrie (Richard) Penn and Steven (Deborah) Kelly; beloved Pap Pap of Sean, Lauren, Kyle, Kayla, Ryan and Scott; dear brother of Ellen Friedman and Ileen Kelly; and beloved uncle of Kathy Eckert, Pattie Cuffman, Joey and Jamie Lamperski. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the BOCK FUENRAL HOME LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township, with military honors.
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Kosinski, Richard W. 70

  • Brentwood
  • Died: 2015-04-23
  • Funeral Home: Jefferson, Pleasant Hills | Get Directions
  • Richard W. Kosinski, 70, of Brentwood, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was born in Nashville, Tenn. to Henry and Mary Jo Kosinski. He was the loving father of Richard W. Jr., of Pittsburgh, David, of Colorado, and Jennifer (Rubel) Montoya, of Colorado; grandfather of Taeya Montoya; brother of Bill (Dawn) Kosinski; also survived by his nieces, nephews, cousins and friend, Donna. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Wenger. Rick was an Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War, and retired from the Reserves. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. Blessing service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Condolences may be given at www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.
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Kreiling, Elmer K. 63

  • Penn Hills
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Lanigan, Turtle Creek | Get Directions
  • Elmer K. Kreiling, 63, of Penn Hills, died Friday, April 24, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Bernat) Kreiling for 40 years; loving father of Dr. Jennifer (Ken) Fierle, of Wexford; Kacy Kreiling, of Boston, Mass., and Rachel Kreiling, of San Francisco, Calif.; Pap Pap of Grace and Clare Fierle; and brother of Frances (the late Walt) Opiela, of West View, Dee Kreiling (Rege) Riley, of Forest Hills, and Kathleen (Richard) Plante, of Florida. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Margaret Fausto; and brother, Howard "Howie" Kreiling. He was a son of the late Margaret (McCaffrey) and the late Elmer K. Kreiling Sr. He was also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Elmer was a 1969 graduate of Churchill Area High School and a 1973 graduate of Clarion State College, where he served as the captain of both basketball teams. Elmer was an employee of the Donohue Railroad Equipment Co. A special thank you to all of the medical and hospice staff for their generous healing spirit. Friends will be welcome 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave. at James St., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Maurice Church. Memorial contributions may be made to UPMC St. Margaret, 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215. www.laniganfuneralhome.com.
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Manuel, Janice 72

  • Allison Park
  • Died: 2015-03-31
  • Funeral Home: Neely, Glenshaw | Get Directions
  • Janice Manuel, 72, of Allison Park, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015. She was the wife of Harry; mother of Diana Lynn and Timothy Paul; grandmother of Mayan and soon to be Mackenzie; and sister of Ralph (Jean) Hoagland. A graveside service will be held at noon Saturday, May 2, at St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery, Middle Road. Immediately following, a celebration of life luncheon will be held at Glenshaw Valley Presbyterian Church social hall. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their kindness and heartfelt sympathy. Arrangements by NEELY FUNERAL HOME. Please visit us at www.neelyfuneralhome.com.
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Markus, Donna J. 82

  • Versailles
  • Born: 1932-10-06
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Jaycox-Jaworski, McKeesport | Get Directions
  • Donna J. Markus, 82, of Versailles, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born Oct. 6, 1932, in White Oak, she was a daughter of the late John Gellen and the late Goldie M. Quinn Buti. Donna was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, special sister and aunt and was loved by all that knew her. She is survived by her husband, Robert Markus; son, Elmer (Lise) Sabo, of Wayne, Mich.; grandson, Michael (Theresa) Ramey, of Westland, Mich.; brother, John Richard (Ruthann) Gellen, of White Oak; sisters, Margaret Roney, of McKeesport; Beverly (Victor) Paterra, of Elizabeth Township; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME INC., 2703 O'Neil Blvd., McKeesport, PA 15132, where a funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com.
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Oskin, Karen A. 67

  • Duquesne
  • Born: 1948-01-23
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Maloy-Schleifer, Duquesne | Get Directions
  • Karen A. Oskin, 67, of Duquesne, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at UPMC Presbyterian. She was born Jan. 23, 1948, in Braddock, to the late Joseph and Helen (Kalinsky) Buchko. She was a retired cashier from Giant Eagle. She was an avid book reader and enjoyed playing cards. She was the beloved wife of 46 years to Raymond W. Oskin; mother of Beth (Mark) Janusek, of Bethel Park; grandmother of Katrina, and twins Brandon and Megan Janusek; sister of Jay Buchko; and sister-in-law of Leonard "Leo" Oskin, of Duquesne. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUENRAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, William B. Schleifer, Supervisor, William Brian Schleifer, Funeral Director. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the funeral home with the Rev. John Gropp officiating. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Park.
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Piano, Geraldine Q. 80

  • Monroeville
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Corl, Monroeville | Get Directions
  • Geraldine Q. Piano, 80, of Monroeville, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, while surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Piano; and loving mother of Eugene Piano and his wife, Virginia, Sally Manzo and her husband, Greg, and Nancy Miller and her husband, Joe. She is also survived by her adored grandchildren, Alisha Manzo Mance (Chaz), Michael Piano, Carla Murray (Grant) and Abigail Miller; great-grandmother of Salvatore and Gemma Mance; sister of Mary Franke, Jackie Quinn and the late Kathryn, John, James, Bernard, Elizabeth and Charles; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Geraldine was a deli clerk at Giant Eagle for 25 years. She was an active member of the Monroeville, Plum and Penn Hills Senior Centers, an avid card player and enjoyed playing shuffleboard and crocheting. She will be dearly missed by her children and grandchildren, whom she loved and adored. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2015, at the GENE H. CORL INC. FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATION SERVICES OF MONROEVILLE, 4335 Northern Pike, 412-372-2100. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at St. Bernadette Church. Entombment will be following at Good Shepherd Cemetery. www.corlfuneralchapel.com.
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Plesco, Frances 73

  • Glenshaw
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Bock, Glenshaw | Get Directions
  • Frances (Corbett) Plesco, 73, of Glenshaw, died Friday, April 24, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Ronald Plesco for 50 years; loving mother of Aimee (Dan) Pavlick, Ronald (Barbara) Plesco Jr., Daniel (Kerry) Plesco and Amanda (Douglas) Hall; and devoted grandmother of Aidan, Evan, Ryan, Matthew, Sydney, Callie, Colin, Georgia, Reagan, Paige and Benjamin. She is also survived by her brother, Tom (Susan) Corbett; niece, Kate (Shannon) Jordan; and nephew, Tommy Corbett. Frances was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church. She was an amazing woman and touched all the lives she had met. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME LTD., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Glenshaw. Donations may be sent to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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Plowman Sr., Terry L.

  • West Mifflin
  • Born: 1954-06-23
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Maloy-Schleifer, Duquesne | Get Directions
  • Terry Lee Plowman Sr., of West Mifflin, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, with his family by his side. He was born June 23, 1954, in McKeesport, to the late Francis "Bud" and Lois (Klaes) Plowman. Terry is survived by his wife, Karen Marie (Kunf) Plowman; four children, Terry L. Jr.; Richard M., Angela M. and Stacy M. Plowman; sister, Marcia Kunf; and brother, Mark Plowman. He worked for many years at Verizon. His passions and hobbies were anything that he could share with his children and family. A few included: bowling, boating, golfing, biking, off-roading and just quality time spent together. Terry will be missed and loved by his family, nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Saturday, April 25, 2015, at United Methodist Church in Port Vue. MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME INC., 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300, William B. Schleifer, Supervisor, William Brian Schleifer, Funeral Director, in care of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Slabe, Elsie V.

  • Braddock Hills
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Nied, Swissvale | Get Directions
  • Elsie V. (Nagy) Slabe, of Braddock Hills, died Friday, April 24, 2015. She was the beloved wife of 59 years to Robert L. Slabe. Elsie is survived by her cousins, Nicky Mylo and Rosemary Morgan. She was the aunt of Donald Slabe and his wife, Cindy, and Sandy Foster and her husband, Dave. Also surviving are two grandnephews and a grandniece; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Slabe; and a brother-in-law, William Slabe. Elsie retired in 1994 after 24 years as the accounting manager with Kopp Glass Inc., in Swissvale. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. A prayer service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. www.niedfuneralhome.com.
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Ullrich Jr., Richard A. 31

  • Monroeville
  • Died: 2015-04-23
  • Funeral Home: Nied, Swissvale | Get Directions
  • Richard A. Ullrich Jr., 31, of Monroeville, died Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was the beloved son of Richard Ullrich Sr. and his wife, Kathy, of Monroeville, and the late Jean Ullrich; loving grandson of Nancy Craig and the late Genevieve and Walter Ullrich; dear brother of Rebecca Ullrich; nephew of Barbara G. Ullrich, Walter W. Ullrich Jr. (Debbie), James V. Ullrich (Linda), Nora Bradley, Marvin Craig, Jim Craig (Diane) and Calvin Craig; also loving cousins. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sudnay at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Maurice Church. www.niedfuneralhome.com.
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Windsor Jr., Albert J. 69

  • Verona
  • Died: 2015-04-21
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  • Albert Joseph "Bobby" Windsor Jr., 69, of Verona, passed Tuesday, April 21, 2015. He was a son of the late Albert Joseph and Lillie Pearl (Brooks) Windsor. He was in the comfort of his home, where he resided with his wife, Debra (Butler) Windsor. He was preceded in death by his brother, James Windsor, and sister, Patricia Windsor. He is survived by his sisters, Marion Windsor, Maxine Windsor and Margaretta Windsor, and brother, Clarence (Verlene) Windsor; his children, Kimberly Williams, Meghan Williams, Thomas Houser Windsor and Lolita (Butler) Windsor; along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He served his country valiantly in the Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Windsor worked for Comcast Cable Co. and Montefiore Hospital before retiring. A military honor guard ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. April 29, 2015, at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017. Please join the family at 2:30 p.m. for a memorial service in Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 1150 Fourth Ave., New Kensington, PA 15068, 724-339-4160. In lieu of flowers, kindly submit a donation to the church.
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Westmoreland County

Brugh, Edna N. 100

  • Born: 1914-12-23
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Bash-Nied, Delmont | Get Directions
  • Edna N. (Guttridge) Brugh, 100, went to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, Friday, April 24, 2015, at William Penn Care Center in Penn Township, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 23, 1914, in North Braddock, a daughter of the late Alfred and Hannah (Birch) Guttridge. In addition to her parents, Edna was predeceased by her beloved husband of 55 Years, Clyde O. Brugh, in 1988; two great-grandchildren, Alex and Autumn Soltys, in 2001; and two sisters, Anne Gilmour and Elizabeth Fox. She is survived by her loving family: daughters, Yvonne D. Taczak, of Murrysville, and Emily B. Soltys and her husband, Al, whom she considered her son, of Severn, Md.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Edna worked at the Swissvale Carnegie Library, Carnegie Mellon University and Long Vue Country Club. She was an Allegheny County Committeewoman for 20 years and a committeewoman for the 7th District in Swissvale for 10 years. Edna was a past Matron and Patron of Amaranth and a past member of Eastern Star as well as a past member of the former Swissvale United Methodist Church. She is presently a member of Faith United Methodist Church. She was extremely talented, creative and enjoyed her many hobbies which included china painting, ceramics, sewing projects of all types and numerous other crafts. Edna was also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan! Edna was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, affectionately called "G.G." by the great-grandchildren. And she made the world's best taffy apples! Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, 724-468-8381. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Faith United Methodist Church in Delmont, with the Rev. Ronald Raptosh presiding. The family requests that everyone please meet at the church. Interment services will follow at Monongahela Cemetery in North Braddock. Memorial donations may be sent to The Syria Shriners Hospital Fund for Children, 1877 Shriners Way Cheswick, PA 15025, www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.
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Hochstine, William L. 77

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1937-09-22
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Hart, Murrysville | Get Directions
  • William Lee "Bill" Hochstine, 77, of Greensburg, died Friday, April 24, 2015. He was born Sept. 22, 1937, in New Kensington, a son of the late Eleanor Ruth Stone and Henry Fulton Hochstine. He was a member of the Air Force and was retired from Hochstine and Guinan Associates. He attended Murrysville Alliance Church, was a member of the Westmoreland Obedience and Training Center, the Greensburg Art Center and the Vandergrift Sportsman Association. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Kris Anderson; and a brother, Richard Hochstine. Bill is survived by his wife, Betsy Ferguson Hochstine; three children, Leayn (Al) Hochstine, of White Oak, Jill Marie (David) Minnick, of White Oak, and Daniel C. Hochstine, of New York, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Jennifer McCune, Matt and Amy Anderson, Faythe Potersnak and Nicole Minnick; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the HART FUNERAL HOME INC., Murrysville. A service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, with Pastor Susan Beth Hans and Pastor Dan Lawrence co-officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Comfort Dogs Ministry, c/o Lutheran Church Ministries, 333 W. Lake St., Addison, IL 60101. www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Koring, Aaron J. 19

  • Greensburg
  • Born: 1995-11-05
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Barnhart, Greensburg | Get Directions
  • Aaron James Koring, 19, of Greensburg, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, as a result of a vehicle accident. He was born Nov. 5, 1995, the son of Ken and Christy (Peters) Koring. He was a senior at Hempfield Area High School. He enjoyed BMX riding with his friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Earl and Nancy Koring; and maternal grandparents, Jim and Dorothy Peters. In addition to his parents, he is survived by sisters, Katrina Dixon, of Latrobe, and Caila Koring, of Greensburg; two nephews, Brady and Tyler; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit www.BarnhartFuneralHome.com.
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Lindner, Wesley L. 85

  • Mount Pleasant
  • Born: 1929-12-17
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Kapr, Scottdale | Get Directions
  • Wesley L. "Wes" Lindner, 85, of Mt. Pleasant, passed from this earth to his heavenly home Saturday, April 25, 2015, in the comfort of his home and surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 17, 1929, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late George and Anna Meyers Lindner. Wes was a 42-year member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Scottdale, and a graduate of Brentwood High School. Wes and his wife, Rose, lived and raised their children in West Mifflin until moving to Mt. Pleasant in 1973.He was employed by Sears for 42 years and managed Sears Auto Centers in West Mifflin and Greensburg. Following his retirement in 1988, Wes returned to college to earn degrees at Westmoreland County Community College in business management and legal assisting. Wes was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather and his memories will forever remain in the hearts of those he loved. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Rose Marie Waterman Lindner, whom he married, June 17, 1950; his children, Wesley G. (Cheryl), Richard H. (Rebecca), Larry W. (Audrey), and Suzanne C. Frund (Mark); six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, William Greer (Ruth). Wes' family will greet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, where his funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with his Pastor, the Rev. Daniel Clark, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Paul's Cemetery, Baldwin. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 600 Mulberry St., Scottdale, in Wes' memory. To view online obituary, sign guest registry, send condolences, send flowers or to obtain directions, please visit www.kapr.com.
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Butler County

George, Alan J.

  • Adams Township , Formerly of Surrey, England
  • Died: 2015-04-25
  • Funeral Home: Devlin, Cranberry Township | Get Directions
  • Alan J. George, of Adams Township, formerly of Surrey, England, died Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Jo Ann (Dragotto) George; loving father of Robert M. George (Janae); brother of Andrew M. George (Susan) and the late Betty Knight and her surviving husband, Richard; brother-in-law of Al Dragotto (Dana) and John Dragotto (Sharon); and is also survived by many nieces, nephews and his future grandson, Patrick Alan. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Road, 724-772-8800, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Kline, Vincent A. 50

  • Renfrew , Formerly of Mars
  • Born: 1965-04-09
  • Died: 2015-04-23
  • Funeral Home: Mcdonald-Aeberli, Mars | Get Directions
  • Vincent A. Kline, 50, of Renfrew, formerly of Mars, died suddenly Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Butler Memorial Hospital. Born April 9, 1965, in Butler, he was a son of Shirley McCombs Kline, of Renfrew, and the late S. Edward Kline. He was a member of the Conway Sportsman Club of Evans City and the Herford Manor Consistory. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, tying flies, general yard work and snow plowing and was always ready to help anyone in need. He is survived by his mother, Shirley McCombs Kline; two sisters, Rita Kline, of Renfrew, and Terry Kline, of Denver, Colo.; sister-in-law, Sherrill Kline, of Mars; and nieces and nephews, Michael (Megan), Steffanie and Nickolas Kline; and great-nephew, Conner Kline. He was preceded in death by his father, S. Edward Kline; and his brother, Laury "Chip" Kline. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the McDONALD-AEBERLI FUNERAL HOME INC., 238 Crowe Ave., Mars. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Franklin Township. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation, 3109 Forbes Ave., St. 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Condolences and directions at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.
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Washington County

Menozzi, Lena 93

  • Monongahela
  • Born: 1921-11-07
  • Died: 2015-04-24
  • Funeral Home: Spallino, Charleroi | Get Directions
  • Lena Menozzi, 93, of Monongahela, died Friday, April 24, 2015. Born Nov. 7, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Enrico and Amadea Dallaglio. She was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church, and the Christian Mother's. Lena is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Michelle Menozzi, of McMurray; and many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Bruno Menozzi; brothers, Toquatro, Americo and Herman Dellaglio; and sisters, Mary Biagini, Bertha Delasta and Virginia Zampatti. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the CARL J. SPALLINO FUNERA HOME, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Joseph A. Lopez, funeral director. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi, celebrated by the Rev. Jerry Mikonis, with interment following in Monongahela Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4256. Online condolences may be sent to www.spallinofuneralhome.com.
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Elsewhere

McSweeny, Alice S. 81

  • Stuart, FL
  • Born: 1933-09-29
  • Died: 2015-04-20
  • Funeral Home: Jamison, Harrisville | Get Directions
  • Alice Seaton (Rea) McSweeny, 81 of Stuart, Fla., passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, at her residence with her loving husband and family by her side. She was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Grove City, and has been a resident of the Treasure Coast since 1972, coming from Wilkinsburg. Alice was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Stuart; she had a strong faith in her Saviour Jesus Christ and greatly anticipated that she was soon going "to see Jesus." She is survived by her husband of almost 65 years, Joseph Miles McSweeny; daughters, Dorothy (John) Brennan, of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, Katharine (Harry) Snyder, of Elgin, Ill., and Melanie (David) MacLean, of Oswego, N.Y. In addition, she is survived by sisters, Karen McMurtrie, of Pittsburgh, and Jane Graffius, of Shreveport, La.; 11 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church or Treasure Coast Hospice. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at JAMISON FUNERAL HOME, 117 N. Main St., Harrisville, PA 16038. A graveside service will be held at 12:45 p.m. with her pastor, Bernie van Eyk, officiating in Prairie. Online condolences, flowers and sympathy cards may be sent to her family by visiting www.JamisonFuneralHome.
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