• Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Ruth Rushe

    Ruth Rushe 78, of Glassport, passed away on Saturday March 28, 2020 in her home. She was born in Glassport on August 8, 1941 to the late William Rushe and Agnes Tachoir Rushe. Ruth is survived by her two sisters JoAnne Rushe of Glassport and Agnes Barrett of Glassport, as well as her two brothers Robert (Lori) Rushe of Duquesne, and Ralph Rushe of New Baltimore Michigan. Ruth is also survived by her many beloved nieces and nephews whom she cared for deeply. She was preceded in death by her three brothers Billy, Terry, and Tommy Rushe. Ruth spent her…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Ruth M. Smitley

    Ruth M. “G.G” Hodge Smitley, 98 of Finleyville, formerly of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday March 17, 2020 at her home. She was born on May 18, 1921 to the late David Hodge and Anna Kennedy Hodge. Ruth was the loving wife and best friend to the late George L. Smitley for 51 years before his death at the age of 72. Ruth enjoyed her role as a domestic engineer where she could care for her family and give them the best life possible. She is survived by her daughter Ruthann (George) Adams of Finleyville, her daughter Mary Lincoln of…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Jesse Lee Ingram

    Jesse Lee Ingram 40, of Glassport, passed away on Tuesday March 03, 2020 at his place of employment in McKeesport. He was born in McKeesport on April 21, 1979 to his mother Sheryl LaFollette Ingram and father Joseph L. Ingram. Jesse was the loving husband to his wife and best friend Jessica L. Breitinger. Jesse is survived by his grandmother Barbara LaFollette of Clairton, his mother Sheryl Ingram and father Joseph L. Ingram of Port View, his brother Joseph (Cyndee Carroll) Ingram of Port View, his sister Jennifer (Yusef Rollins) Katana of Port View, his wife Jessica Breitinger of Glassport,…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Arnold Mattes

    Arnold, “Arnie” Earnest Mattes 76, of Clairton, formerly of Jefferson Borough passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh. Arnold was born in McKeesport on May 13, 1943 to the late Viola Edwards and Edward, Mattes. Arnold is survived by his son Lance (Judy) Mattes of Bethel park and his granddaughter Ashley Mattes. He is also survived by his two sisters Donna Kettish of Orlando Florida and Karen (Jeff) Dowd of Orlando Florida. He was a member of the Masons in Pleasant Hills at the F&AM lodge, the Syria Shrine, and he also attended the…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Michael Pavlocsak

    Michael Andy “Sam” Pavlocsak, 96, of Elizabeth, formerly of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. He was born in Glassport to the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pavlocsak on April 17, 1923. Michael was the loving husband to the late Helen Hall “Fig” Pavlocsak. He is survived by nieces; Etta Maitland of Concord, CA, Karen, Carol, and Anita, nephews; Edward E. Gilmore, M.D., of Bar Harbor, ME, and Michael, niece in-law Carol Gilmore of Virginia, and friend and caregiver Marie Papula. Michael was preceded in death by his wife Helen, and nephew Harry Gilmore. He was…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Mary Sue O’Dell

    Mary Sue Parks O’Dell, 58, of Glassport passed away on Thursday February 27,2020 at Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh. She was born in Rome New York on March 27, 1961 to the late Olive Phillips Parks and Arthur Parks. Mary was the loving wife of 33 years to the late David Anthony O’Dell. She is survived by her daughters Jennifer L. (Fernand) O’Dell of Glassport, Lisa (Justin) O’Dell of North Versailles and her son Steven Parks of Glassport. She is also survived by her three brothers Arthur Parks of Rome N.Y, Michael Parks of Rome N.Y, and Wayne Parks of Rome…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Nikki A. Marcase

    Nikki A. Talovich Marcase, 73, of Elizabeth Township, formerly of Clairton for 35 years, passed away on Friday February 14, 2020 at the Mount Vernon Nursing Home. She was born in Allegheny County on June 12, 1946 to the late Nicholas and Mary Talovich. Nikki was the loving wife of 32 years to the late Russell Marcase. She is survived by her son Michael T. (Nancy) Dowden of Elizabeth and daughter Cathy (Craig) Oskin of Munhall. She is also survived by her 3 grandchildren Justin Dowden of Cincinnati Ohio, Jessie Dowden of Greensburg and Trixie May Mahayag of Philadelphia Pa.…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Irene Kovalyak

    Irene (Iski) “Galiyas” Kovalyak Irene T. Kovalyak age 92, of West Mifflin died Friday, February 14, 2020 surrounded by her loving family and caregiver. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 8 years, Mitchell Galiyas, and her second husband of 58 years George S. Kovalyak. Born September 27, 1927 in New Alexandria, PA, she was the daughter of the late Andy and Irene (Kertes) Iski. Irene is survived by her sons Mitch (Mary Jo) Galiyas of Kennedy Township, and George Kovalyak of West Mifflin and daughter Terri Michell (Kovalyak) of Bethel Park. She is also survived by…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Robert Frank Mueller

    Robert Mueller, 73, of Clairton Pa, passed away on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at United Hands Homecare. He was born and raised in Mt. Washington Pa on November 3, 1946 to the late Frank M, and Ruth Kerting Mueller. He is survived by his brother Bill (Nancy) Mueller, of Mt Washington, and sister in law Linda Mueller of Coraopolis, as well as many cousins and friends. Robert was preceded in death by his brother David Mueller. He enjoyed collecting many things especially records. He also was an avid animal lover of all breeds of dogs and cats. He was formerly…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Donna Jean King

    Donna Jean King, 82, of Glassport passed away at Southwestern nursing home on Sunday, January 26, 2020 surrounded by family and loved ones. She was born on June 18, 1937 in Glassport to the late Eugene and Claire Bowen Iley. Donna was the loving wife of 42 years to the late Charles E. King. Donna is survived by daughters, Aimee (Neil) Fogarty of Wexford and Valerie (Jack) Beauchamp of Glassport, and a son, Charles “Greg” (Karen) King of Lincoln Boro. She is also survived by three sisters, Carol (Carl) Lawson of AZ; Lois Price of FL; Sandy (James) Letham of…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Jean Britha Hudson

    Jean Britha Goodrum Hudson, 86 died peacefully surrounded by family members on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Cumming, GA, where she had resided at the Oaks at Hampton Assisted Living Center since moving from Shalimar, FL, in 2016. She had been a long-time resident of Florida, living in Homestead and Shalimar. Jean was born in West Mifflin, PA on April 28, 1933 to the late James and Britha Andrews Goodrum, the last of six children. Jean was married for 24 years to the late Thomas A. Hudson, Jr. (Air Force Retired), until his death in 1977. Jean worked as a…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Alice Gwendolyn Parsons

    Alice Gwendolyn Griffiths Parsons, 74, a lifetime resident of Clairton, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Jefferson Medical Center. She was born in McKeesport on October 21, 1945 to the late William and Martha Jolliffe Griffiths. Alice leaves behind her loving husband William R. Parsons Jr. of Clairton. She is also survived by her sons William R. (Tamara) Parsons of Hamilton, Ontario Canada, and Chris W. Parsons, of Clairton, brother William “Earl” (Marge) Griffiths of Winston, Salem. Alice is also survived by her nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. She was a member of Pine Run…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Laura Margaret Burchesky

    Laura Margaret Lotto Burchesky, 99, of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Manor Care in Whitehall. She was born in Coal Valley, Jefferson Hills on June 18, 1920 to the late Carl and Mary Sinatra Lotto. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. Burchesky; loving mother of JoAnn (Barry) Kylander, of Pleasant Hills, Robert M. Burchesky, of Clairton, Connie (Craig) Ramsey, of Elizabeth; sister of Anthony Lotto, of Jefferson Hills and sister-in-law, of Emma Lotto, of Akron, Ohio; cherished grandmother of, Erin (Sam) Nunnery, of Gibsonia and Jessica (Nick Chiavetta) Ramsey, of McKees Rocks;…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Larry R. Brown

    Larry R. “Brownie” Brown, 89, of Dravosburg, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, November 14th, 2019. He was born in McKeesport Hospital on June 1st, 1930 to the late Martin and Mary Marie Kent Brown. Larry is survived by his son, Roy E. (Diana) Brown, of Palm Coast, FL, sister, Inez Schroeder, of Monongahela, grandchildren, Jennifer (Anthony) Brown-Keane, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, great-grandchildren, Saoirse and Eamonn, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister, Jean Pulley, and brother, Jack Brown. Larry proudly served his country as a member of the Army National Guard, and served as…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    John Michael Kostelnik Sr.

    John Michael “Timmy” Kostelnik Sr., 88, of Dravosburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 16th, 2019 at the John J. Kane Community Living Center, in McKeesport. He was born in Homestead on September 17, 1931 to the late John and Helen Uhrin Kostelnik. John was the loving husband of 65 years to the surviving Elizabeth Makay Kostelnik. He is also survived by his son, John M. (Sheri) Kostelnik, of Lancaster, CA, daughter, Sandra L. (David Mooney) Kostelnik, of Dravosburg, sister, Donna Johnen, of Cortland, OH, grandchildren, John Michael Kostelnik, Kevin Allen (Kate) Kostelnik, Kara Leigh (Nicholas) Kerr, Michael Ryan Kostelnik,…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Clarence “Bo” Stark Jr.

    Clarence Edison “Bo” Stark Jr., 72, of McKeesport, formerly of Clairton and Glassport, passed away on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. He was born in Vindex, Maryland, on April 10, 1947 to the late Bertha Tasker and Clarence E. Stark Sr. Clarence is survived by his daughter, Christine Stark, of McKeesport, sisters, Rose Bocianoski, of Port Vue, Mary (Larry) Hackney, of Ashland, KY, Patricia (Carl) Ratliff, of Ashland, Ohio, Charlotte (Terry) Hauser, of Hanover, MD, Anna (Ralph) Park, of Oakland, MD, brothers, Charles (Paula) Stark, of Frederick, MD, and Robert Stark, of MD,…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Gregory Paul Kavalukas

    Gregory Paul “Cabbage” Kavalukas, 67, of Glassport, formerly of McKeesport, passed away on Wednesday October 16th, 2019 at the John J. Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. He was born in McKeesport on June 17th, 1952 to the late Peter and Catherne Mols Kavalukas. Gregory is survived by his loving companion of 18 years, Nancy Halt, and her daughters, Angela Maren (Maarten) Jacobs, and Nicole Speeney. He also leaves behind grandchildren, Sydni Speeney, Anneke Jacobs, and Ashton Jacobs, sisters, Roberta (Charles) Simeral, of South Carolina and Pamela Kavalukas, of McKeesport, niece, Shanna (Gary) Morgan, of South Carolina, nephew, Shawn (Sara) Simeral,…

  • Clairton,  Dravosburg,  Glassport

    Stephanie Classic

    Stephanie Hodge Classic, 58, of Dravosburg, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. She was born in McKeesport on October 19th, 1960, to the late Robert Hodge and surviving Marie Valiknac Hodge. Stephanie was the loving wife of 31 years to Christopher Classic. She is survived by her mother, Marie Valiknac Hodge, of Jefferson Hills, children, Crystal (Ryan Markosky) Jeznis of Fort Myers, FL, Breanne (John) Morabito, of South Baldwin, Jamie (Michael) Merlino, of Clairton, sisters, Pamela Baronti, of Charleroi, Michele (Blaine) McLaughlin, of Four Oaks, NC. And brother, Robert “Curt” Hodge,…