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Death Notice Guestbook

Recent deaths for December 21, 2000

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The following list of recent deaths is provided free as a public service. Listings followed by a (DN) indicate that a paid death notice has been published in the Post-Gazette print edition. Death notices are now available online.

Please note: The Post-Gazette's comprehensive listings of recent deaths include two types of obituaries. News obituaries, prepared by our staff, are published at the discretion of our editors. Death notices are paid obituaries prepared by the funeral-home directors. To place a death notice, call 412-263-1371. To suggest a news obituary, call 412-263-1601.

We accept information for the following list only from funeral directors and employees of crematoriums and memorial societies, who may call 412-263-1601 from 9 a.m. to 8: 30 p.m.


BALLARD, James M. Jr., 41, of North Side, died Dec. 17. Robinson Funeral Home, Perry Hilltop.

BASIL, Joseph M., of Green Tree, died Dec. 18. Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home, Brookline. (DN)

BASSETT, John "Jack," R. Jr., of Oakmont, died Dec. 19. Burket-Truby Funeral Home, Oakmont. (DN)

BEZILA, Raymond L. Sr., 79, of Avalon, formerly of Ben Avon, died Dec. 19. Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. (DN)

BIRCHARD, Robert C., 61, of Greenfield, died Dec. 19. Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, Greenfield. (DN)

BITTNER, Mildred Skadra, of Troy Hill, died Dec. 20. Neely Funeral Home, Shaler. (DN)

BLONGEWICZ, Helen H. Gelik, of O' Hara, died Dec. 18. Worrell Funeral Home, Sharpsburg. (DN)

BOXLEY, Edmund H., died Dec. 17. Robinson Funeral Home, Perry Hilltop. (DN)

BROZI, Dorothy Marie, of Bloomfield, died Dec. 20. Winter Funeral Home, Bloomfield. (DN)

BRYANT, Charles, 86, of Allentown, died Dec. 18. Aldrich Funeral Home, Allentown. (DN)

BUCKLEY, Thomas, died Dec. 19. John D. O' Connor Funeral Home, Hazelwood. (DN)

BUNTING, Rosemayre, 91, of Oakland, died Dec. 20. H. Samson Funeral Home, Oakland. (DN)

COLL, John, of Penn Hills, died Dec. 19. William F. Gross Funeral Home, Penn Hills. (DN)

COMODOR, Raymond, 77, of Bethel Park, died Dec. 18. David J. Henney Funeral Home, Library. (DN)

CONCELY, William J., 82, of Whitehall, died Dec. 18. John F. Slater Funeral Home, Brentwood. (DN)

CONNERS, Elizabeth "Betty," M., died Dec. 19. Szafranski-Eberlein Funeral Home, Carnegie. (DN)

CUPPS, Helen M., 94, died Dec. 19. Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, Pleasant Hills. (DN)

DAX, Edward O., 88, of North Side, died Dec. 20. John F. Slater Funeral Home, Brentwood. (DN)

DiRENNA, Katherine, formerly of Carrick, died Dec. 18. John F. Slater Funeral Home, Brentwood. (DN)

DOYLE, Irma Mae, died Dec. 18. White Memorial Chapel, Point Breeze. (DN)

DRISCOLL, Alberta A. Mraz, 80, of turtle Creek, died Dec. 20. John L. Quinaln Funeral Home, Turtle Creek. (DN)

DZIERSKI, Richard J., of Etna, died Dec. 20. Frank R. Perman Funeral Home, Shaler. (DN)

FLAHERTY, Jaqueline, 55, of Monroeville, died Dec. 19. Gene H. Corl Funeral Home, Monroeville. (DN)

FRANDSEN, Madeline T., of Castle Shannon, died Dec. 18. Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, Pleasant Hills. (DN)

GELTZ, Alice, 86, of Bloomfield, died Dec. 19. Winter Funeral Home, Bloomfield. (DN)

GILARSKI, Mark Gene, of West Mifflin, died Dec. 19. Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home, Munhall. (DN)

GONSOWSKI, John G., 85, of Garfield, died Dec. 17. Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. (DN)

GRAY, Joseph M., 82, died Dec. 13. John A. Freyvogel Sons Funeral Home, Shadyside. (DN)

GREJDA, Patricia "Pat" A. Michalak, died Dec. 18. John J. Gmiter Funeral Home, South Side. (DN)

HUPP, Charlotte L., of Castle Shannon, died Dec. 20. John F. Slater Funeral Home, Brentwood. (DN)

IACCHETTI, A. Delfo, died Dec. 18. William Slater II Funeral Home, Green Tree. (DN)

JEGLINSKI, Stella M., died Dec. 20. Sfranski-Eberlein Funeral Home, Carnegie. (DN)

KARL, Richard D., died Dec. 20. McCabe Brothers Funeral Home, Shadyside. (DN)

KELLER, Russell B. Sr., 81, of Crafton, died Dec. 19. Hershberger-Stover Funeral Home, Crafton. (DN)

KETTERLE, Anna L. Kappeler, 101, formerly of North Side, died Dec. 19. Schellhaas Funeral Home, West View. (DN)

KOBEDA, John, 85, of Robinson, died Dec. 19. McDermott Funeral Home, Kennedy. (DN)

MARINI, Vittorio, of Swissvale, died Dec. 20. Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Swissvale. (DN)

MARSHALL, Mary Jane, 75, of Sheridan, died Dec. 19. Beinhauer's, Beechview. (DN)

MARTINCEVIC, Matthew M., of Braddock, died Dec. 17. Ronald V. Lucas Funeral Home, North Braddock. (DN)

McCARTER, Ruth V. Hunter, 93, of Munhall, died Dec. 18. George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Munhall. (DN)

MEIXNER, Carl J., 44, of Carrick, died Dec. 19. Bright Funeral Home, Mount Oliver. (DN)

MENKE, Dorothy R., 73, of Bulger, died Dec. 18. Wharton-Herrick Funeral Home, Imperial. (DN)

MERANA, Irene Mizerski, died Dec. 20. Brusco-Falvo Funeral Home, Mount Washington. (DN)

MILLER, Robert E., 72, of Heidelberg, died Dec. 19. Bogan-Wolf Funeral Home, Bridgeville. (DN)

MONGIOVI, Alfonse, 52, of Bloomfield, died Dec. 20. Leo J. Henney Funeral Home, Carnegie. (DN)

MONTILEONE, Catherine V., 68, of Millvale, died Dec. 19. Healy-Hahn Funeral Home, Millvale. (DN)

NOLAND, George P., 50, of Gibsonia, died Dec. 20. George A. Thoma Funeral Home, McCandless. (DN)

PAVASKO, Lawrence P. "Elvis," 42, of Mount Oliver, died Dec. 19. William R. Welsh Funeral Home, Homestead. (DN)

PRUSKI, Edith A., of Sharpsburg, died Dec. 20. Worrell Funeral Home, Sharpsburg. (DN)

RAKOWSKY, Rita DiClemente, 58, of Coraopolis, died Dec. 19. Anthony J. Sanvito Funeral Home, Coraopolis. (DN)

ROBINSON, Alan D., 54, of Prospect, formerly of McCandless, died Dec. 20. Joseph M. Somma Funeral Home, Robinson. (DN)

STALEY, Raymond C. Sr., of Stanton Heights, died Dec. 19. Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. (DN)

STROUP, George K., 82, formerly of Swissvale, died Dec. 18. Gene Van Horn Funeral Home, Swissvale. (DN)

SUCHEVICH, George, of Verona, died Dec. 20. Thomas D. English Funeral Home, Verona. (DN)

VOGEL, Anna Mae Zink, 86, died Dec. 19. John T. Connors Funeral Home, Allentown. (DN)

WASHINGTON, Madeline Y., 79, of Fairywood, died Dec. 17.Robinson Funeral Home, Perry Hilltop.

WHITE, Madeline Alise, 58, of North Side, died Dec. 17. Robinson Funeral Home, Perry Hilltop.

WINTER, Howard W., 76, of Whitehall, died Dec. 18. John F. Slater Funeral Home, Brentwood. (DN)

WOLF, Irma M., of Mckees Rocks, died Dec. 19. Valerian F. Szal Funeral Home, McKees Rocks. (DN)


FIEJDASZ, William J., 75, of Raccoon, died Dec. 19. Darroch Memorial Chapel, Aliquippa.


LEECH, Harold A., 81, of McMurray, formerly of Baldwin Borough, died Dec. 20. Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, Pleasant Hills. (DN)


CHRISTY, Gerald R., 60, of Delmont, died Dec. 17. John L. Bash Funeral Home, Delmont. (DN)

FALVO, Frances Rose, 85, of Delmont, formerly of Wilkinsburg, died Dec. 20. Edwin N. Wolfe Funeral Home, Export. (DN)

KENBOK, Jeffery R., 42, of Greensburg, died Dec. 19. Bacha Funeral Home, Greensburg. (DN)

REBOSKY, James A. Sr., 61, of North Huntingdon, died Dec. 19. Shirley-Kukich Funeral Home, North Huntingdon. (DN)


ALLNOCK, Edward L. Jr., 69, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Pittsburgh, died Dec. 17. (DN)

KELLY, Elizabeth Thomas, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Saltsburg, died Dec. 18. (DN)

LONG, Christopher G., 23, of Saugus, Mass., died Dec. 18. Bee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. (DN)

MAIR, Stella G., 86, of Pompano Beach, Fla., formely of Pittsburgh, died Dec. 19. Kraeer Funeral Home, Pompano Beach. (DN)

SIMCHAK, Bernice Agnes, 79, of Phoenix, formerly of McKees Rocks, died Dec. 18. Hansen Mortuary, Phoenix. (DN)

SOLTESZ, William A., 62, of Strongsville, Ohio, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Dec. 20. Jardine Funeral Home, Strongsville. (DN)

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