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    Deloris Cindrich

    Deloris H. Cindrich, age 90, of White Oak, formerly of McKeesport, died April 3, 2020, at Mt. Vernon of Elizabeth. Born September 15, 1929, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Stella (Stankiewicz) Kozlowski and the wife of the late George F. Cindrich, for over 69 loving years. Deloris worked at many different places in the McKeesport area. She was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish and attended Corpus Christi Church, formerly St. Mary Czestochowa Church. Deloris…

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    Edward Phillips

    Edward L. Phillips, age 94, of North Versailles, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving wife and children on March 29, 2020. Born October 17, 1925, in Brownsville, PA, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary (Zoltan) Phillips and the beloved husband of Emilia (Sauchin )Phillips. Ed was an Army Air Forces Veteran. He was a supervisor at the Department of Public Welfare and retired after more than 25 years. Edward earned his bachelor’s degree in business from the…

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    Michael Zilich

    Michael Zilich, age 35, of McKees Rocks, formerly of McKeesport, died March 14, 2020. Born October 16, 1984, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Michael and Nancy Zilich. Mike was a 2003 graduate of McKeesport High School. He had a strong work ethic and was most recently working at the Smallman Galley. He was a lover of dogs, music, sports, and especially the Pirates. He is survived by sister, Jessica (Rick Mack) Zilich, of East Pittsburgh; uncles, Edward Rodman, of Morrisville, NC and…

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    Daniel Kolodziej

    Daniel T. Kolodziej, age 81, of McKeesport, PA passed away on March 7, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born on May 8, 1938, in McKeesport, PA, he was the son of the late George and late Victoria (Martinec) Kolodziej. He is survived by his loving wife Therese (Zawilla) Kolodziej. Daniel was retired from US Steel, Edgar Thompson Works of Braddock, PA after 31 years as an electrician. He was a member of Mary, Mother of God (Corpus Christi) Parish and the Knights of Columbus. Daniel was also…

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    Claire (McCarty) Grove

    Claire (McCarty) Grove, age 94, of McKeesport, died March 4, 2020, at AHN Forbes Hospital.  Born September 18, 1925, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late James Lester and Carolyn (Denny) Brinker and the wife of the late Eugene McCarty and Walter Grove. She was a member of the St. Pius Ladies Guild, Ladies Auxiliary Military Order of the Purple Heart, The Renzie Seniors, AARP Versailles Chapter 2911,McKeesport Hospital Women’s Auxiliary, and American Legion Post 701…

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    Anthony Alfer

    Anthony G. “Duke” Alfer, age 74, of  McKeesport, died February 27, 2020, at UPMC McKeesport. Born October 4, 1945, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marie (Kandcer) Alfer and the husband of Amy (Webster) Alfer for over 24 years. Duke was a retired self-employed general contractor. He truly loved his craft and working with his hands. Duke was a US Army veteran serving in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish and attended Corpus…

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    Dolores Grivna

    Dolores “Dolly” Grivna, age 91, of McKeesport, died February 24, 2020, at Walden’s View of North Huntingdon. Born March 12, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Agnes (Pallo) Porado and the wife of the late Edward Grivna. Dolly was retired from UPMC McKeesport hospital, where she was a Registered Nurse. Her gentle and caring hands proudly served McKeesport and the surrounding communities throughout her career. Dolly was a graduate of Braddock Hospital School of…

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    Mary Lou Skiffington

    Mary Lou Skiffington, age 89, of McKeesport, died February 19, 2020, at home. Born November 18, 1930, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late William J. Lundy and Alice Bickerton and the wife of the late Vincent A. “Pete” Skiffington, Sr. Mary Lou worked in many places throughout her life, starting with Gimbels Department Store, then Hornes, and her latest work was at McKeesport Central Catholic, where she was a Kindergarten Classroom Assistant. She was a member and…

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    Walter Wojton

    Walter G. Wojton Sr., age 102, of McKeesport, died February 14, 2020, at home. Born on September 21, 1917, he was the son of the late Stanley and Philomena Wojton and the husband of the late Gertrude (Borkowski) Wojton. Walter was a retired Westinghouse air brake purchasing agent. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II in the European Theatre and was a member of Saint Mary’s Czestochowa Church in McKeesport. He is survived by his children, Walter G. Wojton…

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    Roselea Ritsig

    Roselea L. Ritsig, age 76, of McKeesport, died February 12, 2020, at home. Born July 24, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Lucille (Morgan) Henderson and the wife of late John. R. Ritsig. Roselea enjoyed being a homemaker and was an animal lover. She is survived by her daughter, Lucille Glessner; sons, Donald P. Henderson of McKeesport and David P. Henderson of Elizabeth; 8 grand children and 4 great-grand children, as well as nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents…

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    Agnes Shash

    Agnes L. Shash, age 94, of White Oak, died February 9, 2020, at home. Born November 5, 1925, in Boston, PA, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Anna (Hartig) Ruffing and the wife of the late Joseph Shash. Agnes retired from the U.S. Postal Service in McKeesport, where she was a clerk. She was a life-long Traditional Roman Catholic and a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel of Boston, KY. Agnes was also a member of the McKeesport Garden Club, and McKeesport Art Group. She enjoyed…

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    John Kyle

    John D. Kyle, age 72, of White Oak, died February 4, 2020, at home. Born November 11, 1947, in Swissvale, he was the son of the late John and Ellen (Gilmore) Kyle and the partner of Maureen Rossi for 23 fantastic years. John worked for the U.S. Steel National Tube Works in McKeesport, along with working as an electrician and an electrical inspector for the Middle Atlantic Electrical Company.  He served in the United States Navy as a Petty Officer, where he was awarded the National…