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    Carol Butler

    Carol Butler West Mifflin Carol A. (Winkler) Butler, 75, of West Mifflin, died peacefully at home on Friday March 27, 2020. Born in Pittsburgh on May 9, 1944, she was the daughter of the late William Winkler and Blanche Meyer. Ms. Butler was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and retired from John J. Kane Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her significant other, Randy Adams, a son, Scott (Sharie) Butler, two daughters, Robyn (Edward) Hilla and Lynn McLaughlin, two sisters, Caren Wils…

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    Frederick Larson

    Frederick Larson Munhall Frederick C. Larson Jr., 68, of Munhall, died unexpectantly at home on Monday, March 23, 2020. Born in Pittsburgh, November 27, 1951, he was the son of the late Frederick C. and Cecilia M. (Radzyniak) Larson Sr. Mr. Larson was a retired meat cutter, a member of St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, Munhall, and an avid fisherman. He is survived by a son, Eric Larson of Forrest Hills, a sister, Janet (Albert)  Iera of West Mifflin, and several nieces and nephews. Wit…

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    Andrew Butsko

    Andrew Butsko West Mifflin Andrew P. Butsko, of West Mifflin, died on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center, two days before his 83rd birthday. Born in Duquesne on March 5, 1937, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary (Sersen) Butsko. Mr. Butsko was a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a former employee of the former U.S. Steel Corporation, Homestead Works, and a retired State Corrections…

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    Helen Rozzo

    Helen Rozzo Duquesne Helen R. (Spynda) Rozzo, 96, of Duquesne, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born January 7, 1924, in McKees Rocks, Mrs. Rozzo was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church in Pleasant Hills. Loving wife of the late Frank J. Rozzo Sr., she is survived by two sons, Frank J Rozzo Jr. of Brookline and John “Jack” Rozzo and his wife Sheila of Duquesne, five grandchildren, John, Charlie, Gregory, Amber and Ash…

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    Albert Stajger

    Albert Stajger West Mifflin Albert J. Stajger, 85, of West Mifflin, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in McKeesport, October, 28, 1934, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Safko) Stajger. Per Mr. Stajger’s wishes all services are private and provided by the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Duquesne. Albert J. Stajger, 85, of West Mifflin, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in McKeesport, October, 2…

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    John Axelson

    John Axelson West Mifflin John A “Sonny” Axelson, 73, of West Mifflin died peacefully on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at home in the company of his loving family. Born December 9, 1946 in McKeesport, he was the son of the Late Arthur and LaRue Robis Axelson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 29 yrs, Pat Gastrock Axelson, his most cherished daughter, Heather D. (Jason) Bonacci, Joseph Axelson, and Erikka Dunmeyer, a brother, Dennis W. (Lorrie) Axelson, six grandchildren, four great grandchi…

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    Daniel Petrovich

    Daniel Petrovich Duquesne Daniel “Danilo” Petrovich, 88, of Duquesne, Fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at home. Born on March 24, 1931, in Duquesne, he was the son of the late Simo and Marija (Santek) Petrovich. He was a member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport and a retired employee of U.S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works. Beloved husband of the late Martha (Urban) Petrovich, he is survived by two daughters, Linda (Wayne) Newmyer and Helen (Joseph) DeCar…

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    George Garrison

    George Garrison West Mifflin George Lawrence “Chin” Garrison, 64, of West Mifflin died peacefully at home on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Born in McKeesport, February 27, 1955, he was the son of the Late Barbara McCaslin Rack and stepfather Stephen Rack. Mr. Garrison was a long time employee of Kennywood Park Corporation. Beloved husband of Linda (Sabol) Garrison, he is also survived by a daughter, Melissa Garrison, three brothers Michael (Kim) Rack of McKeesport, Stephen (Margaret) Rack of Drav…

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    Nicholas Stiliha

    Nicholas Stiliha Formerly of Duquesne Nicholas Stiliha, 97, of West Palm Beach, Florida, passed peacefully on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the VA hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida.  He lived all of his life in Duquesne, PA.  He was born in Duquesne, PA on February 18, 1922 and was the son of Stephen Stiliha and Mary Miklos Stiliha. He graduated from Duquesne High School  in 1940.  He worked in various jobs before he served in the US Navy from 1941-1945 during World War I…

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    Richard Moran

    Richard Moran Scottdale, Arizona formerly Duquesne Richard P. Moran, 81, of Scottsdale, Arizona, formerly of Duquesne, died unexpectantly at home on Monday, January 6, 2020. Born in Duquesne on July 17, 1938, he was the son of the late John P. and Anna (Matura) Moran. Mr. Moran was a retired Duquesne School teacher and  coached Basketball at Duquesne High School for 16 years, compiling an impressive 273-156 record. He won 6 WPIAL Championships, 2 PIAA State Championships and 8 section ch…

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    Rev. Joseph Grosko

    Rev. Joseph Grosko Rev. Joseph R. Grosko, 87, past away peacefully on January 6, 2020 in Marian Manor Personal Care Home in Pittsburgh. Born in Braddock, March 27, 1932, he was the son of the late Andrew and Susan Grosko. He is survived by three sisters: Ann Pavlan, Elizabeth Rittenberger, and Julie Zuger, also many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers; Andrew and John Grosko, and two sisters; Margaret Baker and Angie Neary. Rev. Grosko was a p…

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    Eric DeFrancesco

    Eric DeFrancesco West Mifflin It is with the utmost sorrow and heartbreak that we announce the untimely and unexpected passing of our most beloved son, brother and father, Eric James DeFrancesco, 50, of West Mifflin who died Thursday, January 2, 2020 in U.P.M.C. McKeesport. Born January 22, 1969, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of  James and Beatrice (Homoki) DeFrancesco. He leaves behind to mourn his parents, a daughter, Jessica DeFrancesco, a brother and sister-in-law, Kirk and Amber DeF…

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    William Duffner

    William Duffner Forward Twp. William Duffner, age 91, of Forward Twp on Friday evening, December 20, 2019 after his Buddies from the trailor camp came to visit with him passed peacefully after they had just left his room.  “Willie” fought the long and hard battle with getting older and the illnesses that came with it.. An US Army veteran and Faithful and dedicated Notre Dame-Fighting Irish Fan who enjoyed going to the games and coaching from the bleachers Friends will be received on Sund…

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    Susan Pastor

    Susan Pastor McKeesport Susan J. Pastor, 66, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2019 in St. Bernard Medical Center, Arkansas. Born February 13, 1953, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late James J. and Betty Kinzie Ballough. Susan worked as a R.N. at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, Arkansas. Susie is survived by her beloved husband, Greg Pastor and her loving children,  Matthew Pastor, Allison (Elliot) Halley, four grandchildren, Aubriana and Sabast…

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    Martin Sudzina

    Martin Sudzina Pittsburgh (Formerly Duquesne) It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Martin W. Sudzina, age 68.  He passed peacefully on December 3, 2019. Our family has found ourselves humbled by the outpouring of love, support and prayers we have received from all. They have been heard and appreciated.   Marty was born on November 10, 1951 to the late Edward and Helen (Kovacs) Sudzina.    He is survived by his son, Gregory J. Sudzina, and sisters, De…

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    Constance Rapach

    Constance Rapach Cranberry (Formerly Duquesne) Constance P. (Kishnir) Rapach, 92, of Cranberry Twp., formerly of Duquesne, died peacefully Friday, November 29, 2019 in Laurel Wood Care Center, Johnstown. Born in Duquesne on April 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Michael J and Pauline (Vesonder) Kushnir. Mrs Rapach was a former member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin and a very active former member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers at Holy Trinity Church. B…

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    Harriet Fierst

    Harriet Fierst Trafford Harriet L. (Lynn) Fierst, 80, of Trafford, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in Transitions Healthcare of North Huntingdon. Born in West Mifflin on July 31, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Kathleen (Galvin) Lynn. Mrs. Fierst was a member of the Norwin Christian Church of North Huntingdon. Beloved wife of Robert Fierst Sr., she is also survived by three sons, Floyd Argyle, Tracy Argyle and Joel Baxley; two daughters, Lisa Romanchak a…

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    Marie Bumbas

    Marie Bumbas Marie (Haroulakis) Bumbas, 90 of Munhall died peacefully on Saturday, November 16, 2019, in John J. Kane Regional Medical Center, Glen Hazel. Born on July 5, 1929, in Duquesne she was the daughter of the Late John and Sarah (Feeney) Haroulakis. Beloved wife of the Late Joseph Bumbas. She is survived by two daughters, Joanne Patrick of Munhall, and Dianne Bumbas of West Mifflin, a daughter-in-law, Marcia Bumbas of Monroeville; four grandchildren, John Pulkownik of Castle Shannon, …