Obituaries 12-22-17

Michael J. Delfine
Michael J. Delfine, 85, of Baden, formerly of Canonsburg and Bellevue, died Sunday, December 17, 2017.
He was the husband of Frances (Pelan) Delfine; father of Kimberly H. (Carlo) Leo, Jami K. (Jeff) Pusateri and Kristin E. (Jon) Haslett; brother of Ronald (Gerry) Delfine, Denise Allison and the late William (surviving wife Patricia) Delfine; grandfather of Carlo (Jessica) Leo, Kim (Laura) Leo, Ralph (Robin) Talerico, Nicholas and Samantha Pusateri, Kayla (Jeremy), Kelly and Kara Haslett; great grandfather of Parker Talerico and Ava Leo; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Friends received Friday, Dec. 22, 2-8 p.m. at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 460 Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue, where Funeral Blessing Service and Military Honors will be held on Saturday, 10 a.m.

Beverly Mahich
Beverly Mahich, 66, of Pittsburgh, died Saturday, December 16, 2017.
She was the daughter of the late Michael and Valerie Mahich; mother to Crystal Flora (Jess); sister of Deborah Stebler (Wayne) and Rosanna Flora; aunt of Michael Stebler and Valerie Stebler (Eric), also many relatives and friends.
Beverly was owner of Bev and Deb’s Beauty Shop for 38 years; she was a friend of Bayne Library, a volunteer at Brighton Heights Senior Center and Friendship Guild for the Blind. Her last act of kindness was to donate her body to science. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests to do an act of kindness for someone.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

Helen Fedorka
Helen Fedorka, 70, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home.

Gertrude Latza
Gertrude Latza, 92, of Bellevue, died Thursday, December 14, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Nina Latza; and her siblings; brothers, Frederick and Herbert Latza; and sisters, Alfreda Rudner, Lillian Latza, Joanne LaBusch, Martha Latza, and Ruth Bereskin. Surviving are three nieces and one nephew.
Gertrude was very proud that she was fortunate to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, the only sibling in her family to achieve a degree.
The family suggests memorial donations to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.
Helen A. (Ryan) Alessio
Helen A. (Ryan) Alessio, 80, of Avalon, died Sunday, December 11, 2017.
She was the wife of the late Frank Jr.; daughter of the late Joseph and Alma Ryan; mother of Frank III and Timothy; sister of Betty Woods, Marie "Mitzi" Schroeder and Judy Ryan Williams (George); grandmother of Justin A., Jordan M., Jenna C. and Madison; great- grandmother of Roman, Mia, Nico and Elliana; aunt, cousin and friend of many.
The Alessio family would like to thank the staff of North Hills Health and Rehab for their dedicated and tender care.
Per Helen's request, services are private. Arrangements by Ball Funeral Chapel, Inc.

Gary R. Schneider
Gary R. Schneider, 72, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
He was the husband of 43 years to Patricia (Kuzniewski); father to Christopher G. Schneider; brother, Ray Schneider; and sister, Linda Melman (Philip); and also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Gary was a US veteran having served with the Coast Guard.
A memorial service will be held at New Life Community Church, Bellevue later this month or in January.
Arrangements by the Pinkerton Funeral Home.