Obituaries 12-1-17

Hunter Strang
Hunter Strang, 18, of Ohio Township, died tragically Sunday, November 26, 2017.
He was the son of Ward and Julie (Runberg) Strang; grandson of Bob and Mary Strang, Shirley Runberg, and the late Ken Runberg; nephew of Rick Runberg and his wife Michele; cousin of Gavin and Nathan Runberg, and Jessie, Isaac, and Rebekah Ellis; also survived by many loving relatives and friends.
Hunter was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying numerous activities such as fishing, hunting, mudding, and quad-riding. He especially loved his dogs and his "85 Ford pickup and his Honda Fourtrax.
He was a 2017 graduate of Avonworth High School, where he was the captain of the cross country team. Hunter had countless friends across the country, from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, Kansas and Montana.
Memorial contributions in Hunter’s name are suggested to the National Wild Turkey Federation, (Legacy Memorial Giving Program) PO Box 530, Edgefield, SC 29824-0530.
Services will be private.
Arrangements by Devlin Funeral Home.

Diana Lynn (Psensky) Harris
Diana Lynn (Psensky) Harris, 63, of Cranberry Township, formerly of Avalon, died Monday, November 20, 2017.
She was the companion of Dave Kraus; former wife of John Harris; mother of Amy (Donald) Stevens; Nana of Mersadies, Hunter, and Chase Stevens, and Hayden Psensky; stepmother of Nicole and David Kraus, Jr.; sister of Debera McElhaney, Donna Colalella, Peter Psensky, and Shelly Tunney; also survived by many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Service and interment were private.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

Anna A. (Zajac) Hogan
Anna A. (Zajac) Hogan, 93, a longtime resident of Ross Township, died Friday, November 24, 2017.
She was the wife of the late William A. Hogan; mother of Sharon Shaw, Patricia (late Stephen) Schillinger, Mary (late John) Schuetz (Daniel Neu), Anne (Vince) Noga, and the late Justine Maxwell; sister of the late Mary Beck, Paul Zajac, and Joseph Zajac; also 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for the compassionate care provided to Anna. Memorial contributions suggested to the Miraculous Medal Society, www.amm.org or to Church of the Assumption.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Patricia J. (Hudy) Pavlot
Patricia J. (Hudy) Pavlot, of Bellevue, died suddenly on Monday, November 20, 2017.
She was a daughter of the late Louis and Josephine Hudy; wife of the late James Pavlot; mother of Cindy (Jim) Flynn, Susan (Chris) Eby and Michael (Kelly) Pavlot; grandmother of Sarah, Emily and Seth Eby, Olivia and Alexandra Flynn and Morgan Pavlot; and also many nieces and nephews.
Pat was a pillar of strength for her entire family, and her generosity extended beyond her family to many charities in the Pittsburgh area.
She was a successful business owner of Pat's Pizza and later a supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service. An avid reader, Pat also enjoyed gardening and a good steak dinner.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, www.pittsburghfoodbank.org, or simply read a book.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Charlie Bailey
Charlie Bailey, 83, died Saturday, November 25, 2017.
Charlie’s memory will always be carried in the hearts of those who loved him.
Viewing for family and friends will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m., at Coston Funeral Home, 3313 Brighton Rd., Pittsburgh 15212, until Mass at 11 a.m.