Margaret Ann (Mallik) Armbrust age 68 of Penn Twp. passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016 in the Donnell House, Washington PA. Margaret was born on December 1, 1947 in Wilkinsburg the daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Morris) Mallik. Margaret was a graduate of Penn Joint High School the class of 1965, she was employed as an assembler for Cabco Inc, a seamstress for the Westmoreland County Blind Association and was a receptionist with Borderbrook Animal Hospital. Margaret was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Sports Teams, a golfer, a Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan, and enjoyed building puzzles, playing games with her grandchildren and watching their soccer, ice hockey, lacrosse, basketball and volleyball games. Margaret was also a volunteer at the 2007 US Open Championship at Oakmont Country Club, was a Book of Knowledge Charter Member and in her free time she enjoyed going to The Rivers and The Meadows Casino. In addition to her parents Margaret was preceded in death by her siblings Thomas Mallik (Martha), Annie Lypson, Martin Mallik (Wanda), Chuck Mallik, Marie Pierce (George), Lucille Mallik, Harry Mallik, Larry Mallik, Elizabeth Mallik; a brother-in-law John Filkovski. Margaret is survived by her children Donald Armbrust of Little Rock, AR, Michelle Davis (Norman) of Scenery Hill, and Michael Armbrust of Pittsburgh; her grandchildren Jacob and Lindsay Davis, Colin and Maureen Armbrust; her siblings, Richard Mallik (Rose Marie) of Churchill, Edna Stevens (Robert) of Irwin, Evelyn Bossar (Albert) of Erie and Sarah Filkovski of Harrison City and two sisters-in-law Delores Mallik of Murrysville and Bertha Mallik of Plum and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be at 9AM on Thursday in the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 AM in the St. Regis Church Trafford with Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant. Interment will follow in the New St. Joseph Cemetery, N. Versailles. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Mrs. Claus Club of Bentleyville at 56 Lanik Road Bentleyville PA 15314. www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Peter Joseph Muskovac age 81 of Level Green passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Peter was born on January 3, 1935 in Turtle Creek the son of the late John and Stella Muskovac. Peter was a milkman for the former Brown Dairy in E. Pittsburgh, he worked for Union Switch & Signal in Swissvale and retired from Penn Township with the Sewage and Code Enforcement Departments. He also was on the Planning and Zoning Committees and was involved in politics in Penn Township. Peter was a former fireman and fire chief with Bessemer Terrace, an avid bowler and would set pins in the East Pittsburgh bowling alley. Peter was preceded in death by his brother Joe Muskovac. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Cleda (Execustides) Muskovac; his children Peter J. Muskovac Jr of FL, Cathy M. Muskovac of Ebensburg, Eric W. Muskovac (Laura) of MI, and Marcy Aubele (Nicholas) of N. Huntingdon; his grandchildren Peter J. III, Lauren, Cecilia and Mariana Muskovac and Haley Aubele; and his siblings Nick Muskovac of N. Huntingdon, John Muskovac of FL, and Twins Dolly Monhan of N. Huntingdon and Barb Adams of Monroeville. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. A funeral blessing service will be at 9:30 AM on Tuesday in the funeral home with Fr. David Nazimek officiating. Interment will follow in the Jefferson Memorial Park, Jefferson Hills.
Darlene F. Kunkle age 64 of Monroeville passed away unexpectedly on Friday January 22, 2016. She was born on July 30, 1951 in Wilkinsburg the daughter of the late Albin and Phoebe (Barr) Ramsey. Darlene is survived by her husband William R. “Bill” Kunkle; her son Eric Ramsey; 2 grandchildren and her siblings Benjamin Ramsey and Phoebe Jean Brent. All services are private. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements. www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Richard John“Dick”Heinritz age 90 of Murrysville passed away on Wednesday February 3, 2016 in the Brookdale Senior Living Export. Dick was born on March 8, 1925 in Pittsburgh the son of the late Albert and Margaret (Koch) Heinritz. Dick was a member of the Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, Murrysville, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh then he retired from former Westinghouse Nuclear Center in Monroeville. He was a Masonic Lodge member, he served with the US Navy during WWII as a Seabee. Dick spent his retirement years along the Allegheny River above Kennerdell fishing, hunting and riding his quads. He also enjoyed golfing locally and in Myrtle Beach, watching the Steelers and Pirates. One of his last adventures, he traveled to Alaska to fish for Halibut and Salmon with his son Kirk and grandson Jason. Dick was preceded in death by his grandson Robbie Spade. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Peggy (Ucman) Heinritz; his children Dale Heinritz (Patty) of Harrisville WV, Kirk Heinritz (Betty Lou) of Cypress TX, Pam Kearns (Jim) of Irwin, Keith Heinritz (Paulette) of Level Green and Bart Heinritz (Heather) of Level Green; his grandchildren Jim Kearns, Nicole Stephenson, Jason Heinritz, Jamie Sengbusch, Carl Caruso and KJ Heinritz; his great-grandchildren Kendall, Trevor, Morgan, Trent, Addison, Luke, Alex, Emma, and Logan; his sister Lorraine Hughes of Leesburg FL and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their gratitude to the tender loving care given by the staff of Heartland Hospice and Brookdale Sr. Living. Family and friends will be received on Saturday from 3-7 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Funeral services will follow visitation at 7PM in the funeral home with Rev. Curtis Paul officiating. Presentation of military honors will follow the funeral services. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Heartland Hospice, 3520 State Route 130, Irwin PA 15642. www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Thomas M. Mayers age 52 of Pittsburgh passed away unexpectedly on Thursday January 14, 2016. Tom was born on September 26, 1963 in Pittsburgh the son of Jane M. (Drost) Mayers of Trafford and the late Thomas A. Mayers. Tom is survived by his son Michael Mayers (Joanna); two granddaughters Cassidy and Charlotte; a brother Dan Mayers, three sisters Nancy Cacco, Kathleen Shrontz and Susan Kelley; numerous nieces and nephews and his best girl Lisa Cannon. There will be no visitation and all services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Catholic Charities or the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., Trafford is assisting the family with arrangements. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com.
Robert Paul Breault ”Bobby Breault,” 68, of Trafford succumbed to his battle with heart disease at the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System hospital surrounded by his loving family on January 10, 2016. He grew up in Boylston, MA where earned the nickname “Top Fist” with pride; joined the U.S. Air Force and honorably served his country as a Staff Sergeant in Vietnam. He was a loving father, husband, brother, Pepe, and loyal friend to all. Bobby was adoring and proud of his three children; Christine Breault, of Lenexa, KS.; Nicholas (Kyra) Breault, of Manor, PA.; Jennifer Breault (Mike Armstrong), of North Huntingdon, PA; his devoted wife of 38 years, Christine (Clelland) Breault; his grandchildren Rylee Armstrong, Madison Breault, Natalie and Tyler Grupac; his best ”sistahs” Denyse (Robert) Curtis, of Trabuco Canyon, CA., and Martina B. Ditullio, of Clinton, MA.; plus Donna Leonard, of North Oxford, MA.; long time friends Russell McLaughlin, of Rutland, MA., and Noe Tabares, of Albuquerque, NM.; as well as many his loving nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Pauline Breault. He is loved and deeply missed. Family and friends will be received for a memorial visitation on Friday from 4 to 6 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111. Presentation of Military Honors will follow at the conclusion of visitation at 6PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the family. www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Louis F. Ferline age 59 of Trafford passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Lou was born on February 9, 1956 in Braddock the son of the late Louis and Evelyn Jean (Fritz) Ferline. Lou was currently working for ABM Facility Services in Pittsburgh. Lou was an avid sports fan, especially attending Pitt Football games. Lou was preceded in death by his brother Nicholas L. Miele and is the loving brother of Bonnie Bechtold (Terry) of N. Huntingdon and Sandra Thompson of Trafford and beloved uncle of Nick Patsche, Christy Tokay, TJ Bechtold (Allison) and Lindsay Patsche. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111. A blessing service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM in the funeral home with Fr. David Nazimek officiating. Interment will follow in the Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville. www.dobrinickfhinc.com.
Virginia R. Robinson age 96 of White Oak passed away on Tuesday January 5, 2016 in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Virginia was born on November 17, 1919 in Norristown PA the daughter of the late Charles S and Mary Rosa (Hessler) Smith. Virginia was a veteran of the US Navy during WWII, she retired from the Social Security Administration and was a member of the Christian Life Church Trafford. Virginia was preceded in death by two sisters Mary Signorotti and Catherine Lipfert. She is survived by her two loving sons Michael A. Robinson (Jeanne) of Monroeville and Patrick A. Robinson (Lynn) of Texas; her two grandchildren whom she cherished Michael J. & Matthew M. Robinson; a dear brother Earl Smith (Lydia) of Brewerton NY, and a dear sister Sandra Henry of Bradenton FL and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Friday from 10 AM until 11:30 AM in the Christian Life Church, 900 7th St. Ext. Trafford. Funeral services will begin at 12 noon with her Pastor the Rev. Gary Simpson officiating and military honors will follow. A private interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Trinity Christian School, 229 Ridge Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15221. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Howard S. Wampler age 82 of Trafford passed away on Tuesday January 5, 2016 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Howard was born on August 9, 1933 in Ardara the son of the late Milton and Sara (George) Wampler. Howard was a veteran of the Army during the Korean War serving with the 75th Infantry. He was a member of the New Hope Presbyterian Church and a former elder, he worked at Backus Motors as a parts manager then he retired from Vista Metals as a shipper. He was a member of the Trafford American Legion Post #331, he loved trap shooting, bowling, walking and coaching baseball and he loved teaching his grandson Jason how to repair cars. Howard was preceded in death by his siblings Merle and Milton Wampler and Helen Ruffner. Howard is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Janet (Plecenik) Wampler; his children Michael H. Wampler (Cindy) of Level Green, Susan Couchenour (David) of N. Huntingdon; his grandson Jason Wampler (Danielle) and his great-granddaughter Olivia; his siblings Alice Mathews (Ken), Lois Zang (Bob) and Marge Aikin (Jack); his sisters-in-law Prudy and Kay Wampler; several nieces and nephews; several special friends and his 4-legged ones also. Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 1-4 and 6-9 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Funeral services will be at 1PM Friday in the New Hope Presbyterian Church, 12727 Lincoln Way N. Huntingdon with Pastor Ron Dyrika and Elder Rich Zoltak co-officating. Interment with military honors will be in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, N. Huntingdon. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com
Margaret “Margie” Videc age 89 of Turtle Creek, formerly of Trafford passed away on Sunday December 13, 2015 in the Evening Star Personal Care Home, Wilmerding. Margie was born on June 3, 1926 in Trafford the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Kuchta) Capets. She was a longtime member of the St. Colman Church Turtle Creek and a member of the Church Choir. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Videc, a granddaughter Angela, brothers Eddie, Albert and Vinny Capets. Margie is survived by her children Ron Videc (Cha) of Alabama, Albert Videc of Seattle WA and Kathy Roberts (Vince) of White Oak, her grandchildren Shawn, Kelly, Ivan, Rosemary, Kristen, and Joseph; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings Victor and John Capets, Rene Pokriva, Vernie Norman and Madeline Burner; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 5-9PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be on Wednesday at 8:45AM in the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 AM in the St. Colman Church in Turtle Creek with Fr. James Kunkel as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville. www.dobrinickfhinc.com