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Chunko, Robert V. 71

  • Monessen
  • Born: 1943-05-27
  • Died: 2015-01-26
  • Funeral Home: Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home, Monessen | Get Directions
  • Robert V. Chunko, 71, of Monessen, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Monongahela Valley Hospital. He was born in Charleroi on May 27, 1943, the son of the late Victor and Susan Hussar Chunko. Bob was a resident of the Mon Valley all his life and a 1961 graduate of Bellmar High School. He enjoyed going to car cruises and oldies dances with his wife, Nancy and their friends. Bob served his country during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army. He is survived by wife of 46 years, Nancy Rizzuto Chunko; two sons, Christopher Chunko of West Newton and Patrick (Tammi) Chunko of North Huntingdon; and two grandsons, Riley and Brady Chunko. Friends will be received in DALFONSO-BILLICK FUNERAL HOME INC. AND CREMATION SERVICES, 441 Reed Ave., Monessen, on Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., time of the blessing service, with the Father Michael Crookston officiating. Condolences are accepted for the family at http://www.dalfonso-billick.com.
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Croushore, Harry R. 85

  • Died: 2015-01-18
  • Funeral Home: Eley-McCrory Funeral Home, Fayette City | Get Directions
  • Relatives and friends are invited to viewing Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. at VISCONTO FUNERAL HOME, 2031 Vista St., Philadelphia, PA 19152, followed by religious services at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. Arrangements handled by Visconto Funeral Home Inc., located at Vista and Large streets. There is ample parking and handicap accessibility in rear of funeral home. Local arrangements entrusted to Eley/McCrory Funeral Home Inc., Fayette City, Pa.
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Kraynek, Susan 93

  • Monessen
  • Born: 1921-08-31
  • Died: 2015-01-24
  • Funeral Home: Rhome Funeral Home, Monessen | Get Directions
  • Susan Kraynek, 93, of Monessen, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Monongahela Valley Hospital. She was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Polom, Slovakia, daughter of the late Michael and Susan Karas Selcan and had immigrated to America in 1926. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Monessen. Mrs. Kraynek had worked in a bakery, jewelry store, and she and her husband had been the owners/operators of the Chateau Lounge in Monessen. Her favorite job was her time spent as a buyer/inventory manager for the late Abe Wilen at Eisenberg's Dept. Store in Monessen where she was employed for many years. She had enjoyed playing cards and trips to various casinos. Susan's greatest energy was devoted to her family and friends and was always willing to help and support those in need. She was grateful and respectful of those who had supported her in her life's journey. Surviving are her husband of 68 years, Walter Kraynek; daughter, Susan Tybursky of New Hampshire; son, Walter "Denny" Kraynek and wife, Nancy of McMurray; grandson, Ben Tybursky of New Hampshire; sister, Elaine Lally of Munhall; sister-in-law, Alice Selcan of Monessen; numerous nieces and nephews in the United States as well as in her native homeland. She was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Daniels; brother, John Selcan; and son in law, Stephen Tybursky. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the RHOME FUNERAL HOME INC., Family Owned and Operated as a Member of the Golden Rule, 1209 Grand Blvd., Monessen, where friends will be welcomed from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 10 a.m., followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Monessen. Entombment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, Monessen. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Kraynek may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church through the funeral home. Online condolences may be conveyed to the Kraynek family at http://www.rhomefuneralhome.com.
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Mandzok, Mary E. 93

  • Monessen
  • Born: 1921-02-04
  • Died: 2015-01-25
  • Funeral Home: Billick Funeral Home, Monessen | Get Directions
  • Mary Emma (Malezija) Mandzok of Monessen, 93, passed away in her sleep at Thorpe’s Personal Care in Charleroi on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, from complications of the flu. She was born Feb. 4, 1921, a daughter of the late Anna (Neral) and Michael Malezija. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph and Michael Malezija; sister, Emma (Malezija) Magaruh; first husband, John “Dubby” Matush, who passed away in 1963; second husband, George Mandzok, who passed away in 1993; and her daughter, Diane (Matush) Carmella, who passed away in 2010. Mary graduated from Monessen High School in 1939. During the World War II era, she worked at Corning Glass in Charleroi before marrying and having children. She was a longtime member of Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church in Monessen, as well as the Croatian Ladies Auxiliary and Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge 194, where she was a 50-year honoree. She was very proud of her Croatian heritage and had fond memories of her travels to the former Yugoslavia in the mid-1980s with the St. George Junior Tamburitzans of Cokeburg. On her 90th birthday, friends and family surprised her with a celebration at Rego’s Restaurant, which was one of the many highlights of her life. She led a long and full life, yet lived simply and encouraged others not to sweat the small stuff. She will be greatly missed by her surviving family including her son, John (Cathy) Matush of Monongahela; granddaughters, Lindsy (Jason) Kollar of Bridgeville and Amy (David) Lieber of Potomac, Md.; and stepchildren, Barbara Ann and Betty Jean. Also surviving are five great-grandchildren, Grace, Jackson, Piper, Austin and Owen, who affectionately referred to her as “GG”; eight great-stepgrandchildren; and several great-great-stepgrandchildren. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at ROBERT A. BILLICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1415 Marion Ave., Monessen. Departing prayers will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass in the Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery in Monessen. For those unable to attend, condolences can be sent at http://www.billicksfuneralhome.com.
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McCumber, Janice I. 76

  • Perryopolis
  • Born: 1938-11-16
  • Died: 2015-01-25
  • Funeral Home: Parzynski Funeral Home, Belle Vernon | Get Directions
  • Janice I. Thompson McCumber, 76, of Perryopolis, Whitsett, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 7:40 a.m. at her home. Born Nov. 16, 1938, in Mt. Pleasant Township, she was the daughter of the late George and Dorothy Hower Thompson. A lifelong resident of Whitsett, Mrs. McCumber was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Johnnie McCumber to whom she was married 59 years; daughter, Dianna McCumber and Tony Jones of Corpus Christy, Texas; two sons and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey McCumber of Perryopolis and John Gregory and Tina Marie McCumber of Perryopolis; brother and sister-in-law, Barrie and Reni Thompson of Florida; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Thompson. Funeral services will be private for the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the PARZYNSKI FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATIONS, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, 724-929-6183. Condolences accepted at the funeral home's website, http://www.parzynskifuneralhome.com.
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Zidek, Albert F. 84

  • Coal Center
  • Born: 1930-10-18
  • Died: 2015-01-25
  • Funeral Home: Mariscotti Funeral Home, California, Pa. | Get Directions
  • Albert Francis Zidek, 84, of Coal Center, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born Saturday, Oct. 18, 1930, in Daisytown, a son of the late Andrew A. and Mary K. (Gajan) Zidek. He was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in California, Pa., and was a veteran of the Korean War stationed in New York City as a Military Police Officer. Albert was a former employee of Pages and the Allenport Steel Mill. He was also employed as a custodian and bus driver for the California Area School District. He was a devoted baseball coach for many years in the California area and an avid Pitt Panther and Pittsburgh Penguins fan. In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Patricia A. (Hoffman) Zidek; a daughter, Lynn Ann Zidek; one brother, Juliann "Skip" Zidek; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joseph and Mary Hoffman. Left to cherish his memory are his two sons, Larry Zidek and wife, Terri, and Richard Zidek and wife, Roxann, all of Brownsville; three loving grandchildren, Steven Zidek and wife, Amanda, of Uniontown, Lindsey Ann (Zidek) Kwasny and husband, Thomas, of Brownsville, and Nicole M. Zidek of Canonsburg; one precious great-grandchild, Kallie Ann Kwasny; three sisters, Mary Ann Stickel of Zion, Ill., Dorothy Brooks and husband, Glenn, of Penn Craft, Pa., and Deborah Zidek also of Penn Craft, Pa. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the MARISCOTTI FUNERAL HOME INC., Anthony N. Mariscotti, supervisor, 323 Fourth St., California, Pa., on Wednesday, Jan.28, 2015, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, when prayers of translation will be recited in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Thomas Aquinas Church with the Father James Bump as celebrant. Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park.
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