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02.01.14

Killian Duffy Killian M. "Kelly" Duffy died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She is survived by five siblings, Kenneth M. Duffy of California, Kieren Duffy-Gibson and her husband Rich, Keven M. Duffy and his wife Pam, Kimberly M. Duffy and her husband Michael and Kristin M. Duffy-McDaniel and her husband Keith; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Mary Beth Duffy.

01.11.14

Frances Clark Frances Mountsier Clark, 93, of Mt. Lebanon, formerly of Bellevue and wife of the late Clarence "Bill" Clark, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Mrs. Clark had been an elementary school teacher in Bellevue and Mt. Lebanon. She is survived by two daughters, Jean Hykes and her husband James and Catherine Gerhold and her husband Wayne; five grandchildren, Steven Hykes, Brian Hykes and his wife Jennifer, Sarah Beckley and her husband Aaron, Benjamin Gerhold and his wife Kathleen and Christine Zahorchak and her husband Jeffrey; and sister-in-law of John Clark and Jean Gerken.

01.04.14

Dorthy Dorman Dorthy G. (Gercken) Dorman, 93, of West View, passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence C. Dorman; beloved mother of June (Harry) Bolette and Nancy (Martin) Tranquada; grandmother of Fiona, Andrew, Hazel, Eileen, Colin, John, Justin, and Adam; great-grandmother of Luke and Joey. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, June; and her brother, Joseph. Friends were received Monday at 6 p.m. for a memorial service in the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc., Ross Township.

Samuel Stroh

11.23.13

Stephanie Gergerich Stephanie Turkovich Gergerich, 92, of Avalon, formerly of North Side and wife of the late Michael J. Gergerich, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Geraldine Banyas and her husband Raymond; three grandchildren, Michael Banyas, Suzan James and Christine Hayner; six great-grandchildren; and siblings, nieces and nephews.

11.10.13

Mary Ann Bellin Mary Ann Bellin, 82, of Bellevue, formerly of Shadyside and wife of the late Clyde A. Bellin, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. She is survived by five children, Lisa Froehlich and her husband Ron, Thomas Bellin, Paula Salas and her husband Oscar, Cynthia Zingaro and her husband Joseph and Timothy Bellin; her sister, Clara Josephites; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. There was no visitation. Arrangements were made by Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home, Lawrenceville.

Lolita Chase

10.11.13

Bonnie Jean Kiger Bonnie Jean Kiger, 59, of Bellevue, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. She was the daughter of the late George W. Sr. and Clara Taylor Kiger; mother of David G. Kiger (Janice); sister of John Kiger and George W. Kiger Jr. (Dusty); grandmother of Stephani C. Kiger (Ryan), Brandon and the late Kourtney Scott. Memorial services were held Oct. 3, 2013 at O’Brien’s Funeral Home.

Daniel Hernon Daniel Michael Hernon, 58, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.

10.05.13

Helen Dornetto Helen Bolkovac Dornetto, 96, of Bellevue, wife of the late Dominic F. Dornetto, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Mrs. Dornetto was active in the Bellevue community. She was a volunteer at Suburban General Hospital Auxiliary for many years. She is survived by two sons, Joseph Dornetto and his wife Sharon and Dominic Dornetto and his wife Carol; her brother, Nicholas Bolkovac; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings, John, Albert, Joseph and Alberta Bolkovac and Katherine McCartney.

09.21.13

Edgar Steinmark Edgar George Steinmark, 88, of Providence Point, South Hills, formerly of Bellevue, Wallingford, PA, Upper St. Clair, Wilmington, DE and Bath, OH, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in Family Hospice and Palliative Care.

08.23.13

Michael Weinzierl Michael J. Weinzierl, 55, of Ohio Twp. died Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

07.27.13

Katherine Andrews Katherine Daisy Peyton Andrews, 71, of Emsworth, died Saturday, July 13, 2013. Mrs. Andrews was retired from Oliver High School, where she had been a child care and teen parent teacher. She was a member of Bethel Assembly Church, where she was a Sunday school and prayer class teacher.

07.06.13

Ellen Clark Ellen M. Carr Clark, 83, of Emsworth, wife of the late Raymond Clark, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013. She is survived by two sons, Raymond Clark and his wife Rhonda Starkey of Westford, MA and Ed Clark and his wife Patty of Ohio Twp.; two siblings, Phyllis Fellure and Albert Carr; four grandchildren, Ashley Slaney, Chelsey, Alex and Corey Clark; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Thomas, Edmund, Joseph and Kenneth Carr and Lois Korando.

05.27.13

Paul Hudgins Paul D. "Bubba" Hudgins, 63, of Avalon, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Mr. Hudgins was a member of Union Local #12 Sheet Metal Workers and a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church.

05.12.13

Rosalie Downs Rosalie "Rowie" Pace Downs of Brighton Heights, wife of the late James Downs, died Saturday, May 4, 2013. She is survived by five siblings, August "Ted" Pace, Jean Cej, Anthony Pace, Mary Lou Melcher and Jerry Pace; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Joseph Pace, Edward Pace, Julius Pace and William Pace and Ronnie Pace.

05.03.13

Carl Trimber Carl E. Trimber, 79, of Ross Township, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Mr. Trimber was retired as a teacher and coach at Northgate High School for more than 34 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was an avid runner. He is survived by his wife, Bette Nazzaro Trimber; two daughters, Sharon and Lisa Trimber; his sister, Margaret Dalzell; and nieces and nephews.

04.12.13

Lynn Searight Jr. Lynn R. Searight, 83, of the North Side, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Joanne M. Searight; four children, Lee and Tim Searight, Lisa M. Blauch and her husband Victor and Sherri L. Searight-McKinney and her husband Bob, all of Pittsburgh; two siblings, William F. Searight and his wife Virginia and Geraldine M. Searight; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews. Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, where a blessing service was held on Friday.

Vernon Connell

04.05.13

M.L. "Petey" Hager On Dec. 27, 2012 Petey passed away quietly at the age of 89 in Sykesville, MD. Her energy, enthusiasm and spirit for life will be incredibly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Ave., followed by a social gathering in the fellowship room to celebrate her life.

William Smith Jr. William Claney Smith Jr., 84, of Franklin Park, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

03.22.13

Rita Lepore Rita D. Parey (Parisi) Lepore, 82, wife of the late Robert A. Lepore, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

03.15.13

Sarah Neuherz Sarah Kathleen Beggs Neuherz, 85, of Avalon, died Saturday, March 9, 2013. Mrs. Neuherz worked as a military secretary. She was a telephone operator for many years. She is survived by eight children, Linda, Steve and his wife Lynn, John, Mark and his wife Debbie, Thomas and his wife Nancy, Timothy, Robert and his wife Debbie and Gerald; her sister, Joyce Winn; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, James and Joseph Neuherz.

02.22.13

Ted Christ Ted D. Christ, 79, of Brighton Heights, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Mr. Christ was co-owner of Christ Printing for 38 years. He is survived by his wife, Joanne Seitz Christ; two children, Sandra Christ and Dale Christ and his wife Kristen; his brother, Wayne Christ; two grandchildren, Michelle and Alea Christ; and his cat, Junior. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Hilda Virginia Barbin Christ; and his sister, Sharon Whiteford.

02.04.13

Nancy Brooks Nancy Jean Brooks, 76, of Kilbuck Township, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Mrs. Brooks was a summa cum laude graduate of Duquesne University. She was an administrator and educator at Eden Christian Academy for 15 years. She is survived by her husband, M. Richard Brooks; two sons, Richard L. Brooks and his wife Donna and Ronald Charles Brooks and his wife Lynda; five siblings, Virginia Held, Karen Miller, Kathryn Nordorff, Jim and John Kirch; and three grandchildren, Richard L. II, Dayna J. and David Brooks.

01.25.13

Nan Wittler Nan Kelley Wittler, 57, of Ohio Township, formerly of Binghampton, NY and Allentown, PA, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 in Good Samaritan Hospice House, Wexford. Mrs. Wittler was president of her company, Hugs & Wishes, Inc., a porcelain doll company, from 1990 until 2001. She had constructed and hand-painted collectible dolls. She crocheted chemo caps and afghans and made stained glass creations. She worked as a claims specialist.

01.19.13

Elsie Scialabba Elsie L. Macaluso Scialabba, 100, of Cohasset, MA, formerly of Metowers in Avalon and wife of the late Sam Scialabba, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 in Sunrise Assisted Living in Cohasset. Mrs. Scialabba was a longtime member of the Church of the Assumption.

01.06.13

Anthony R. Bisese Anthony R. Bisese of Ross Township, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Dearest husband of 66 years to Phyllis (DeRubbo) Bisese; loving father of David J. Bisese (Lisa) and Amy B. Keener (Scott); brother of Joseph Bisese, Charles Bisese, and the late Robert Bisese and Laura Hubbard; loving grandfather of Stephanie, Emily, and Kimberly; step-grandfather of Kellsie. Friends were received Sunday at T.B. Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills, where a Blessing Service was held Monday at 11 a.m. Tony was an avid golfer at North Park Golf Course.

01.06.13

Anthony R. Bisese Anthony R. Bisese of Ross Township, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Dearest husband of 66 years to Phyllis (DeRubbo) Bisese; loving father of David J. Bisese (Lisa) and Amy B. Keener (Scott); brother of Joseph Bisese, Charles Bisese, and the late Robert Bisese and Laura Hubbard; loving grandfather of Stephanie, Emily, and Kimberly; step-grandfather of Kellsie. Friends were received Sunday at T.B. Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills, where a Blessing Service was held Monday at 11 a.m. Tony was an avid golfer at North Park Golf Course.