Obituaries 1-27-12

Pamela Ostop
Pamela Anne (Jones) Ostop, age 46, of Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. Loving mother of Chelsea Ostop; beloved daughter of Jim and Millie Jones; sister of Aimee Bauman (Roger) and Joshua Jones (Melanie); aunt of Samantha, Jacob and Valerie Jones. Services and internment private. Arrange-ments by T.B. Devlin Funeral Home.

Pauline Kent
Pauline Pence Kent, 94, of Emsworth, wife of the late Harold E. Kent, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.
Mrs. Kent had worked for Kroger's food market. She worked with Minister Ken Barner and visited and sang with the Allegheny County Jail inmates. She also worked at the Light of Life Mission and received awards for her dedication from the jail chaplain.
She is survived by twin daughters, Ruth Taylor and her husband Larry of Geneva, OH and Alma Fincke and her husband Edward of Emsworth; 10 grandchildren, Sharon Joles and her husband Keith of Claridon, OH, Jennifer Basista and her husband Mike of Wickliffe, OH, Mike Fincke and his wife Renita of Houston, TX, Amy Fincke and her partner Leann of Maple Grove, MN, John Fincke and his wife Beth of Phoenixville, Glenn and his wife Jodie of McDonald, Jason and his wife Melissa of Arlington, VA, Mary Beth Fincke of Jamaica Plain, MA, Russell and his wife Daphne of Taipei, Taiwan and Francis Fincke of Agora Hills, CA; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Owens Pence and Leota Shipley; two brothers, Roy and his wife Beulah and Thomas O. Jr. and his wife Ruth; her sister, Grace Plummer and her husband Richard; her grandson, Thomas Roy Fincke; and her nephew, Jerry Pence.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, until the time of services at the Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home, West Union, OH, on Tuesday. Burial was in Kirker Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Emsworth U.P. Church, 73 Hiland Ave., Emsworth, PA 15202.

Florence Winkler
Florence G. Winkler, 97, of Avalon, wife of the late Henry Winkler Sr., died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012.
Mrs. Winkler was a longtime volunteer for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Second Time Around thrift shop at Greenstone United Methodist Church in Avalon.
She is survived by two sons, Henry Harold Winkler Jr. and Doug Winkler and his wife Mary Jean; her sister, Grace Shaffer; nine grandsons; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 14 siblings.
Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon, where services were held on Monday. Burial was in Allegheny County Memorial Park. Donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
Joseph Keally
Joseph Keally, 81, of Avalon, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
Mr. Keally was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his wife, Carmella Keally; three children, Kathy Harper and her husband Mike, Dennis and Diane Keally; five siblings, James Keally and his wife Audrey, Mary Ann Evans, Janet Keally and her husband Mike, Mike Keally and Frank Keally and his wife Judy; two grandchildren, Matthew Harper and his wife Ashley Mohr and Christine Harper; a great-grandson, Matthew Harper II; nieces and nephews; and his pets, Corky and Angel. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred.
Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Thursday. Burial was in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery.

Catherine Luebkert
Catherine E. "Betty" Luebkert, 92, of Ben Avon, wife of the late William Luebkert, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
She is survived by two siblings, Marie V. Miller of Ben Avon and Norbert Miller and his wife Edith of Lexington, SC; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac and Edna Miller; and four brothers, Richard Campbell, Charles Miller, Alvin Miller and Louis Miller.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of the Assumption on Wednesday.

Frank Satariano
Frank B. Satariano died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Johanna Scheitzmsn Satariano; six children, Johanna Branagan and her husband Kevin, Angela, Thomas, Frank, Theresa and Marty Satariano; three brothers, Lawrence, John and Joseph Satariano; and two grandchildren, Jack Branagan and Sophia Bowman.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church on Thursday.

David Weeks
David Gerard Weeks, 68, of Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Bellevue, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012.
Mr. Weeks was a 1961 graduate of Bellevue High School and a 1967 graduate of Duquesne University. He was a longtime member of Greater Pittsburgh Aquatic Club and a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Myrtle Beach, where he served on the finance committee.
He is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Cole, Dorothy Lupien and Margaret DoBridge; two siblings, Joan Weeks Kapp and Francis Sullivan; eight grandchildren, Richie, Katlyn and Hannah Cole, Robbie, Patrick, Meghan and Christine Lupien and Daniel DoBridge; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret Weeks.
Services were held in Christ United Methodist Church on Sunday. Memorials are suggested to his church at 2901 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579. Arrangements were made by Grand Stand Funeral Home and Crematory.

Arlene Tarasi
Arlene M. McLaughlin Tarasi died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne A. Tarasi; two sons, Jason and his wife Jennifer, and Christopher; three siblings, Kathy Puskaric and her husband Ken, William McLaughlin and his wife Rose and Joe McLaughlin and his wife Cheryl; and a grandchild, Jordyn. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Rose McLaughlin.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in Risen Lord Church on Tuesday. Contributions are suggested to Good Samaritan Hospice, 146 Neely School Road, Wexford, PA 15090.

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