Mitchel Miholovich

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Mitchel Miholovich, 82, of Level Green, passed away peacefully in his home on May 25, 2016, surrounded by his family. Born on July 28, 1933 in Level Green, son of  the late Peter and Mildred (Evanovich) Miholovich; beloved husband and soulmate of Phyllis (Cannillo) Miholovich; loving and devoted father of Cheryl (Miholovich) Trujillo, Lynn Sinchak (Michael), Mitchel J. (Susan) Miholovich and Stephen (Lisa) Miholovich; brother to Catherine Mignogna and Dorothy Pugliano and the late Rade, Joseph, Eli and John Miholovich, Angela Vracar, Diane Mireles, Mary Visnic, and  Mildred Adams; grandfather to Amy Teaman (Tony), Kristy Campbell (Ian Korekach), Stephanie Sinchak, Julie Trujillo and Anthony Trujillo (Stacy Graham); great-grandfather to Dylan, Brooke and Ava Teaman, Tyler Campbell, Claire, Anna and Ella Korekach and Emily Trujillo; numerous nieces and nephews; and many, many friends. Mitch lived his life with the deepest, truest love for his wife Phyllis of 61 years, and his dedication of teaching his family by example:  hard work, a giving heart, a firm belief in always doing what is right, and family first.  Mitch was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co as a sales engineer for 30 years, before retiring in 1994.  He also worked side-by-side with his son, Mitchel, excavating and bricklaying. His greatest love was his wife; his greatest joy was his family; and his greatest gift was his heart.  He was a good man….the best. Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 6-8 PM and Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111.  Funeral services will be at 10 AM on Saturday in the funeral home with Rev. Martin Wright from Heartland Hospice officiating. Entombment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.   In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Central Blood Bank, Corporate I Office Park, Building II, 4075 Monroeville Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Western PA/WV Chapter, 333 E. Carson St., Suite 441, Pittsburgh PA 15219 www.lls.org or the Susan G. Komen Foundation Pittsburgh, 1133 S. Braddock Ave., Suite 1A, Pittsburgh PA 15218 www.komenpittsburgh.org.   www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Almeda (Pinazza) Simola

SimolaAlmeda (Pinazza) Simola age 94 of Level Green passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2016 in the Forbes Hospice at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh. Almeda was born on November 12, 1921 in Pleasant Valley (Penn Twp.) the daughter of the late Louis and Helen (Farlen) Pinazza. Almeda was a member of the St. Regis Church in Trafford and was a devoted fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates and would never miss watching a game. Almeda was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Simola in 2008, her siblings George Pinazza, Larinda (Lindy) Wodnick, Dora Brandt, Leanora Rusbarsky, Larry Pinazza, Norene Pinazza, Beverly Pinazza and Joyce Louch. She is survived by her sister Helen Caruso of Trafford and two brothers Louis Pinazza (Martha Jean) of Akron OH and Tony Pinazza of Trafford and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. At Almeda’s request there will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass at 10 AM on Monday in the St. Regis Church, 517 Homewood Ave., Trafford with Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant. Private interment will follow in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the St. Regis Church Development Fund, 517 Homewood Ave. Trafford PA 15085. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

John DiRobbio

DiRobbioJohn DiRobbio age 96 of Pitcairn passed away on Wednesday May 11, 2016. John was born on March 21, 1920 in Varano Italy the son of the late Gennero and Anna (Parella) DiRobbio. John served his country during WWII with the US Army, he earned his BS from Geneva College and then his Masters from Univ. of Pittsburgh. John was a member of St. Michael Church, Pitcairn, retired from the Ambridge School District as Assist. Superintendent and was active with many Pitcairn Civic Organizations, including coaching baseball and basketball. John was highly involved in his grandchildren’s lives always supporting and encouraging them. He was preceded in death by his wife Gilda DiRobbio, his daughter Ann DiRobbio-Ivanco and his sister Philomena Swogger. John is survived by his children Johnny DiRobbio of Pitcairn and Sally DiRobbio of Pitcairn; his son-in-law Jeff Ivanco of Trafford, his grandchildren Justin, Alyssa and Josh Ivanco of Trafford. Family and friends will be received on Friday from 1-4 & 6-9 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111. Parting prayers will be at 9:15 AM in the funeral home on Saturday followed by a funeral Mass at 10 AM in the St. Michael Church Pitcairn with Fr. Joseph Luisi as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Stella Ann Cynkar

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Stella Ann Cynkar, 76, of Trafford, passed peacefully on Sunday May 8, 2016. Stella was born on July 31, 1939 in Pittsburgh (East Liberty), the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Levitsky. Stella was a homemaker, a fantastic cook and baker.  She was a member of St. Regis Catholic Church in Trafford where she was involved in the Cursillo movement, coordinator of Religious Education.  She also worked for Trafford Middle School, the Alzheimer’s Association in Greensburg and Gifts of Joy gift shop in Holiday Park next to Molyneuax Tile and Carpet.   Stella was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother “Grammy”, godmother, sister, and aunt.  In addition to her parents, Stella was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Henry S. Cynkar in 2014 and her brother, John A. Levitsky in 2005.  Stella is survived by three sons, Henry J. Cynkar of Apollo, James M. Cynkar (Darla) and children of Level Green, Thomas J. Cynkar(Rhonda) and his children of Ellicott City, MD;  two daughters, Jo Ann Molnar(Robert) and child of Alexandria, VA, Ann Marie Sardineer(Darrin) of Trafford.  Stella is also survived by her sister, Jo Ann Gannotti (Joel) of Pinole, CA. She was a wonderful Grammy to Hunter and Noah Cynkar, Pamela Molnar, and Zachary, Natalie, and Emily Cynkar. She will be missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 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 Wednesday 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 Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville.  www.dobrinickfhinc.com

John A. “Jack” Bombulie

John A. “Jack” Bombulie age 68 of Greensburg passed away on Wednesday May 4, 2016. Jack was born on December 5, 1947 in Wilkinsburg, the son of the late John F and Frances A (DiCesare) Bombulie. Jack started working for Procter & Gamble, then Spacelabs and retired from Applied Medical as a salesperson. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard of Pennsylvania during peacetime. Jack was an avid golfer and sports enthusiast. Jack is survived by his wife of 46 years, Anne (Brown) Bombulie; his children, Jonathan Bombulie (Nancy) of Pittsburgh, Ben Bombulie of Myrtle Beach, SC and Dan Bombulie of Pittsburgh; and his siblings, Jim Bombulie (Jenise) of Spring, TX and Becky Bombulie of Trafford; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Friday from 2-7 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111 and on Saturday from 9-11 AM the time of the funeral services with Rev. David Clement officiating. Interment will be private. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Ralph L. Deabner Sr.

DeabnerRalph L. Deabner Sr. Age 69 of N. Huntingdon passed away on Sunday April 10, 2016 in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monoreville. Ralph was born on September 27, 1946 in Pittsburgh the son of the late George Davis and Edna Mae (Shepley) Deabner. Ralph was a member of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church, N. Huntingdon, a hard worker and a family man. Ralph was preceded in death by his two children Michael Lytle and Dana Flynn and his brother and sister-in-law Ollie and Barbara Deabner. He is survived by his wife of 39 years Donna Marie (Foytik) Deabner; his children Tracy Friedman (Dan) of Pittsburgh, Patrick Lytle of N. Huntingdon, Kelly Reilly (Sean) of Etna, John Lytle (Kelley) of Alexandria VA, Ralph L. Deabner Jr. (Erin) of Trafford; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; his niece Tara Hoffman (Dave) and their children and his prized possession Dharma. Family and friends will be received on Thursday from2-4 & 6-9 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Parting prayers will be on Friday at 9:15 AM in the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church, N. Huntingdon. Interment will follow in the Lakewood Memorial Park, Cheswick. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

 

Judith Anne Mack

Judith Anne Mack age 72 of Level Green passed away on Mon. Apr. 4, 2016. Judy was born on Feb. 7, 1944 the daughter of the late Clair W. and Genevieve (Applby) Stark.  Judy was retired from Apex Medical Co. and was an active member of the Level Green Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary.  She was preceded in death by her husband Norman D. Mack, a brother Clair W. Stark II and a sister Katherine Elaine Jackson.  She is survived by her children Marsha Sopher and John Josephson; a grandson Damian Sopher and a great-grandson Damian Sopher II.  There will be no visitation and a memorial service will be announced for a later date.  The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. Trafford (412) 372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements.  www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Mary Jane (Marcius) Lani

Beam, MaryMary Jane (Marcius) Lani age 88 of Trafford passed away on Saturday April 2, 2016 in her daughter’s home. Mary Jane was born on April 17, 1927 in Biddle the daughter of the late John Sr and Mary (Susa) Marcius. Prior to her marriage she was a secretary at Westinghouse Electric in Trafford, then became a homemaker and was an excellent cook and baker. She also enjoyed Polka dancing and listening to Steeler games. She was a member of the former St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Braddock. Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband Paul J. Lani; her daughter Sandra Lani; her two brothers John and Bob Marcius and her sister Helen Broker. Mary Jane is survived by her daughter Beverly Beam and husband Kevin of Trafford; her grandchildren Kevin Beam Jr and wife Megan of Monroeville, April Beam of Trafford; her three great-grandchildren Jenna, Jace and Julia; her sister Frances Myers of Latrobe and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the Good Samaritan Hospice Staff for their excellent care and compassion. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 4-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Additional visitation will be on Wednesday from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11AM in the funeral home with Pastor Justin Judy officiating. Interment will follow in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park N. Huntingdon. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church, 407 Duquesne Ave. Trafford PA 15085. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com.

Elverna H. Monroe

Elverna H. Monroe age 94 of Trafford passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016 in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Elverna was born on August 25, 1921 in N. Huntingdon the daughter of the late William and Cecilia (Hauber) Heintzelman. Elverna was a member of the St. Regis Church and a weekday lector for their daily Mass, the former Tax Collector for over 10 years for the Borough of Trafford and was a volunteer for Meals-on-Wheels. Elverna was preceded in death by her husband John J. Monroe, her sister Cecelia Eager and brother William Heintzelman. She is survived by her children Joan Monroe of Trafford, John J. Monroe Jr. (Kathleen) of RI and Joyce Flaherty (William) of OH; her grandchildren Andrew, John J. III and Elena Monroe, Kristen Martinez (Adam), William John and Anne Flaherty. 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. Parting prayers will be on Tuesday at 9AM in the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM in the St. Regis Church with Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to either St. Regis Church, 517 Homewood Ave. Trafford PA 15085 or Meals-on-Wheels, c/o Irma Watts, 725 Wall Ave., Pitcairn PA 15140. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Phyllis Marie (Durigon) Brink

BrinkPhyllis Marie (Durigon) Brink age 74 of N. Huntingdon passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016 in the Hempfield Manor, Hempfield Twp. Phyllis was born on August 1, 1941 in Keisterville the daughter of the late Joseph P and Margaret A (McCann) Durigon. Phyllis was a member of the Keisterville Union Church and the First United Methodist Church of Irwin and she was a registered nurse and worked at Forbes Regional Hospital Monroeville. Phyllis is survived by her children Dana M. Pileggi (Joseph J) of Winter Garden FL, Regina D. Gasior (Thomas) of New Florence, Jeffrey D. Brink (Beth Ann) of Trafford, Donna A. Merrifield (Neal) of Sarasota FL, and Daniel J. Brink (Danielle) of Trafford; her grandchildren Sara Lewis, Joseph, Michael, David and Matthew Pileggi, Danny, Shaleah, Nathan and Emily Brink, Jeffrey (Stevi) and Jack Brink, Neal Merrifield II; great-grandchildren Hayden and Sydney Lewis; siblings Donna V. Rohaley, Margaret A. Bailon (Bernard) and Joseph P. Durigon III (Joanie) all of Smock PA and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 1-3 & 5-7 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Additional visitation will be on Monday from 12 Noon until the time of the service at 1PM in the First United Methodist Church, 310 Oak St. Irwin with Pastor Sharon Hamley officiating.   Interment will be at 3PM in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Smock, Fayette County. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com