Harris B. “Dee” Lutz

Lutz, HarrisHarris Barry “Dee” Lutz age 79, of Trafford passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in his home. Harris was born on June 2, 1937 in Trafford the son of the late Harris and Agnes (Swanson) Lutz. Harris was a graduate of Point Park University with a BA in Accounting. He retired from Koppers as a salesman. He was a member of the St. Regis Church. His family and friends were the most important things to him. He loved to play poker, hunt, fish and was very good at fixing things. He was a former social member of the Trafford Fire Co and helped with their finances. Harris was preceded in death by his brothers Russel and Wilbert Lutz and sister Lorraine Lutz. Harris is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Ann “Cookie” (Morelli) Lutz; his children Scott Lutz (Rachelle) of N. Irwin, Eric Lutz (Beth) of Penn and Patty Merkel (Timothy); his four grandchildren Briana Lutz, Amber Lutz, Brian (Amber) Merkel and Brandy Lutz; 3 great-grandchildren Spencer Merkel, Leilani Evans and Blake Evans; his brother Ron Lutz (Peg) of Irwin and a sister Cookie Spritz (Larry) of Trafford. Family and friends will be received on Thursday 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 9 AM Friday 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 Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, N. Huntingdon. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the St. Regis Church, 517 Homewoood Ave., Trafford PA 15085.   Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Charles F. Saglime

SaglimeCharles F. Saglime age 73 of Level Green passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in his home. Charles was born on July 23, 1942 in Greensburg the son of the late Frank J. And Elizabeth (Vangrin) Saglime. Charles was a manufacturing manager with F. Tinker & Sons in Pittsburgh, he was a veteran who served with the Marine Corps, and he enjoyed working in his garden. Charles was preceded in death by his brother Anthony Saglime. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Henrietta (Holsinger) Saglime; his daughter Theresa Celestine ( Dr. Jeremy) of Bethlehem; his siblings Stephanie Lavella (James) of Murfreesboro, TN, James Saglime (Teresa) of Winter Springs, FL, Frank Saglime Jr. (Martha) of Londonberry, NH, John Saglime (Becky) of Bay City, TX, and Mary Timberlake (John) of Greensburg. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday 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 on Wednesday at 10 AM in the funeral home with Fr. David Nazimek officating. Interment with military honors will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Leslie G. Wiser

 

WiserLeslie G. Wiser age 87 of Level Green, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016 in the Hospice unit at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh. Leslie was born on December 27, 1928 in Trafford the son of the late Gordon H. and Linnie (Lucore) Wiser.  Leslie served with the Army prior to the Korean War.  He was the owner of Wiser Trucking and was a sub-contractor for Westinghouse, a Life Member of the Level Green Volunteer Fire Dept., serving as their chief.  He also was a volunteer for Rescue 6 Ambulance when they first started service, a member of several Penn Twp. civic organizations, the Grand Canyon Sportsman’s Club, SNPJ #41 of Irwin (Pleasant Valley) and he loved to fish and travel and he especially loved his family.  Leslie was preceded in death by his two sisters Pauline Trail and Margaret Brighenti.  Leslie is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Dorothy M. (Shuster) Wiser; his children Leslie G. Wiser Jr. (Deborah) of Columbia, SC, Joan L. Cromer (Richard) of Vancouver WA, Jean A. Wiser of Elgin SC, and Ronald T. Wiser (Tracy) of Trafford; his six grandchildren Victoria Ellowitch, Daniel Wiser, Jennifer Casey, Jonathan Cromer, Alexandria V. Wolfe and step grandson Michael J. White; eight great-grandchildren and his brother Weslie G. Wiser (Marilyn) of Penn and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. A public memorial service will be announced in another obituary in the near future.   In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Allegheny Hospice at West Penn Hospital, 4800 Friendship Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15224.  The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford (412)372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements.   www.dobrinickfhinc.com

John P. Zyhowski

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John P. Zyhowski age 88 of Trafford passed away on Sunday June 19, 2016 in his home. John was born on January 29, 1928 in Trafford the son of the late Gregory and Josephine (Kozubal) Zyhowski.  John was a veteran of the Army serving during the Korean War.  He was a member of the St. Regis Church, Trafford, the St. John Kanty Lodge #881 (Polish Club) and he was a former member of the Trafford Sportsman’s Club.  John was preceded in death by his granddaughter Tara Zyhowski, his siblings Stella Mikulewicz, Amelia (Emma) Abadie, Kathryn Kepple, Helen Jenets, Louis, Chester, Bartholomew and Frank Zyhowski.  John is survived by his wife of 60 years Dorothy (Cimbora) Zyhowski, his children Gary Zyhowski (Patti) of Lancaster NY, Paul Zyhowski of Saltsburg and Mary Beth Barron (Douglas) of Lebanon PA; his seven grandchildren Alaina Zyhowski, Christie (Zyhowski) Heiner, Michelle, Laura and Abigail Zyhowski, Michael and Madison Barron; two great-grandchildren Riley Gent and Brayden Heiner; and his sister Josephine (Babe) Geibel of Maryland and many nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received on 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.  Parting prayers will be on Saturday at 9AM in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 9:30 AM in St. Regis Church, Trafford with Fr. David Nazimek as celebrant.   Entombment with military honors will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15205  www.dobrinickfhinc.com

 

Charles Lester “Pastor Chuck” Hamby

HambyCharles Lester “Pastor Chuck” Hamby, age 72, of Trafford, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016 in his home. Chuck was born in Lamar, Missouri on December 29, 1943, the son of the late Denzil and Elta (Hime) Hamby. Chuck was a Pastor for over 50 years serving most recently at Cornerstone Ministries as a Caring and Recovery Pastor. Upon retirement he became the Prayer Ministry Manager at Cornerstone Television. Chuck is survived by his loving wife Nelaura “Laurie” (Kelly) Hamby. They would have been married 50 years in August. He is also survived by his children Charles Brenton Hamby of Tampa FL, and Melody Hamby Hicks (Michael) of Ashford, Alabama; his grandchildren Avery and Sophie Hamby and Charlie Lee; his sister Patricia Noah Oliver (Ed) of St. Charles, Missouri; his brother Denzil “Mike” Hamby (Dora) of Van Buren, Arkansas; a sister-in-law Rebecca Huechteman (Duane) of Springfield, Missouri; nieces and nephews Michael Paul Noah (Rae Ann), Cynthia Rene’ Noah, Regina Beth Oar (David), Michael Todd Hamby (Renee), Jeffrey Duane Hamby (Tamara), Melinda Louise Mendzef (Michael), Eric Duane Huechteman (Shelly), Brett Alan Huechteman (Melissa) and many great nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. A memorial service for Pastor Chuck will be held at Cornerstone Ministries, 2200 Cornerstone Lane, Export PA 15632 at 3PM on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to either the Celebrate Recovery Ministry at Cornerstone Ministries or Cornerstone Television, 1 Signal Hill Road, Wall, PA 15148. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. Trafford 412-372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements. dobrinickfhinc.com

James Edward Mogush

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James Edward Mogush, age 70, of Level Green passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 in his home. Jim was born on December 21, 1945 in Wilkinsburg, the son of the late Anthony and Adrianne (Drnevich) Mogush.  Jim earned his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, a minor in Math and Physics, and his Masters of Science in Computer Science, all from the University of Pittsburgh.  He was a Computer Systems Engineer for Gulf Oil Corp for 23 years and lately for Intertek PARC Technical Services in Pittsburgh.  He was a very active member of the St. Regis Church in Trafford and its Knights of Columbus Council 6299 for over 30 years, serving as Grand Knight for 4 years.  Jim was an active volunteer for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and high school marching band for his children. He excelled in sailing, snow skiing, water skiing, photography, tennis, golf, bowling, home/car repairs, and playing chess. He enjoyed family camping, bicycling, traveling and astronomy.  He was a loving, kind, friendly, easy going, and helpful man to family, friends, and all he met. Jim was generous with his time and his love, and was always eager to share a smile and a story with others. He had a love of life and kept focus on all that truly matters. He will be dearly missed.  Jim is survived by his wife, Victoria (Merritt) Mogush, his children, Michael Mogush of Level Green, Christopher Mogush and wife Allyson (Weekley) of Squirrel Hill, Kimberly Mogush and fiancé Trevor Swindell of San Diego, CA, and Stephen Mogush of Level Green; his siblings Doris Folco and husband Joseph of Murrysville and William Mogush of N. Versailles and many other family members. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 6-9 PM and Thursday 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 in the funeral home on Friday followed by a funeral Mass at 9:30 AM in St. Regis Church, Trafford.  Interment will follow in the New St. Joseph Cemetery N. Versailles.  www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Richard G. “Rick” Nicely Jr.

NicelyRichard G. “Rick” Nicely Jr age 48 of Trafford passed away unexpectedly on Sunday June 12, 2016. Rick was born on June 1, 1968 in Pittsburgh the son of Richard G. “Rick” Sr and Melrose (Schopp) Nicely of Murrysville, formerly of Trafford. Rick was a HVAC Technician in his family’s business RG Nicely HVAC, he had a love of music and was a good guitarist. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed entertaining his many friends. In addition to his parents Rick is survived by his sister Joan Nicely of Pittsburgh, a brother Dan Nicely of Harrison City; two special nieces Kaylin and Alivia; his step-children; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends will be received on Thursday 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 on Friday at 12 Noon in the funeral home with Pastor Gary LaPietra officiating. Interment will follow in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Twp. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Joanne S. Brammell

BrammellJoanne S. Brammell age 77 of Level Green passed away on Wednesday June 1, 2016 in the UPMC East, Monroeville. Joanne was born on June 25, 1938 in Pitcairn the daughter of the late Antonio and Vienna (Trunzo) Santangelo. Joanne retired from JCPenny Dept. Store Monroeville, drapery department with 26 years of service. She was a member of the Community United Methodist Church, the Level Green Sr. Citizens and was an avid bingo player. Joanne was preceded in death by her two brothers Joseph and Salvatore Santangelo. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years Bob Brammell, her children Lori St. Angelo (Jim Gross) of Sterling VA, Rob Brammell (Doreen) of Hilliard OH and Jeff Brammell of Level Green; her seven grandchildren Jeremy Brammell, Ashley Isaacs, Carla Brammell, Erik Brammell, Nicholas Giorno, Alex Giorno and Leslie Brammell and 5 great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Friday in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (St. Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111. Funeral services will be held on Saturday in the funeral home at 11 AM with Rev. John Ciampa officiating. Interment will follow in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, N. Huntingdon. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

Patrick H. Josephic

JosephicPatrick H. Josephic age 76 of Trafford passed away on Tuesday May 31, 2016 in his home. Patrick was born on March 17, 1940 in Trafford the son of the late John and Sophie (Turchan) Josephic. Pat served his country with the US Army after the Korean War. He was a graduate of the Univ. of Pittsburgh and retired from Aristech as a Chemical Engineer. Pat also was a member of the St. Regis Church, Trafford American Legion Post 331 and the St. John Kanty Lodge (Polish Club). Pat was preceded in death by his siblings Edward “Doc”, Mike, and John Josephic, Genevieve Wrobel and Sophie Mares. Pat is survived by his wife of 53 years Vera (Egidio) Josephic, his son Jason Josephic (Kendra) of Monroeville; his granddaughter Kayla “The apple of his eye” and his brother David Josephic of Cincinnati OH and numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on 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. Parting prayers will be at 9AM in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass celebrated at 9:30 AM on Saturday in the St. Regis Church Trafford with Fr. Thomas Dansak as celebrant. Entombment with military honors will follow in the Good Shepherd Cemetery Mausoleum, Monroeville. Www.dobrinickfhinc.com

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