Obituaries

Jon J. Pollock
Jon Jamison Pollock, Sr., 83, of Mechanicsburg passed away on May 5, 2017. He was born October 30, 1933 in Bellevue, Pennsylvania. Jon was preceded in death by his parents, Jamison and Alice (Stutsman) Pollock, his sister, Nancy Pollock Beuerman and his brother, Russell W. Pollock.
Jon is survived by his wife, Donna, of 60 years, his son, Jon Jamison Pollock, Jr., his daughter, Allison (Pollock) Ott, his son-in-law, Hilary Ott, grandson, Ethan Ott, all of Mechanicsburg, PA and a granddaughter, Katie Ott, of Pittsburgh.
Jon was a graduate of Avonworth High School, and served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. Jon formerly owned A.B. Pollock Transfer & Storage, the Pollock Family business, founded in 1898 by his grandfather, A.B. Pollock in Emsworth, PA.
Jon was past Chief and life-time member of the Emsworth Volunteer Fire Co., a member of Eureka-West Shore Lodge No.302 F&AM and a member of St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church.
In keeping with his wishes to celebrate his life rather than his passing, there will be no memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, 44 W. Main St, Shiremanstown, PA 17011 or to the ALS Association, 321 Norristown Rd., Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002-2755.
Arrangements by the Malpezzi Funeral Home.

James John Miranda
James John Miranda, 85, died Saturday, May 6, 2017.
Arrangements by the McDonald-Linn Funeral Home.

Jean E. Honsaker
Jean E. (Jacobs) Honsaker, 88, of Emsworth, died Friday, May 5, 2017.
She was the wife for 61 years of the late Herbert "Bus" Honsaker; mother of Richard (Sheila) Honsaker, Janet (Ramon) Obringer, David (Patty) Honsaker and James (Cindy) Honsaker; grandma of Kelly, Brandon and Ryan (Amanda) Honsaker; Memom of Adam (Kristin), Noah (Leann) and great granddaughter Emma Obringer.
Jean is also survived by a brother, Roy Jacobs, Jr. and a sister, Marion Mosberger. She will be remembered as a wonderful mother and grandmother.
All services are private and are entrusted to the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home.

Robert B. Seidel
Robert B. Seidel, 85, of the North Boros, died Saturday, May 6, 2017.
He was the husband of the late Anna (Manzella) Seidel; father of Joanne (Mark) Rogers and the late Robert J. (surviving wife Susan) Seidel; brother of William (Madge) Seidel and the late Elizabeth “Betty” (Jack) Carlise; grandfather of Sarah (Cory) Fogle, Mark (Amie) Rogers and Robert J. Seidel; great grandfather of Makaylee and Chase Rogers; also survived by brothers-in-law, John (Kate) Manzella and Robert Swidal; nieces and nephews.
Robert was retired from Kaufmann’s Warehouse and from Mt. Nazareth, and served in the Army during the Korean War.
Memorial donations are suggested to Church of the Assumption or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Arrangements by the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Inc.

Mary Jane (Ossman) Worley
Mary Jane Worley, 89, of Avalon, died Monday, May 1, 2017.
She was the mother of Ralph Worley of Arizona and Sandy (Darryl) Gorajewski of Cranberry Township; grandma of five, great-grandma of nine and great-great grandma of two; sister of Dell Ossman of Avalon.
In honoring her wishes there will be no visitation; services will be private.
Arrangements entrusted to the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., Avalon.

Julio Van Medina
Julio Van Medina, 32, of Bellevue, died Saturday, May 6, 2017.
He was the son of Susan (fiancé Jeffrey Riccardi) Ruby; fiancé of Kayla Kasenic; father of Mariah Medina Spencer and stepfather of Kalli Lowe; brother of Melanie White, Elena Medina, Chad Ruby and Chelsey Ruby; nephew of Carol (Sam) Nucci and Mary (Charles) Kozakiewicz; grandson of the late William Vandergrift and Betsy Ann Kozakiewicz; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Julio had unconditional love.
Arrangements by the Anthony M. Musmanno Funeral Home.

Donald Anthony Barth
Donald Anthony Barth, 84, of Brighton Heights, died Monday, May 1, 2017.
Don was Mary Ann's one and only love for over 50 years and her very best friend. He was the son of the late Anthony and Sophia; brother of Mildred (the late Robert) Weber, Sally Allen and the late Norma (Robert) Long; brother-in-law of Nick (Sue) Fuga, Nancy (the late Chester) Sciechowicz and Robert (Jackie) Fuga and family; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Don was a City of Pittsburgh Police Officer for 28 years and retired in 1993. He founded and coached the North Catholic Trojanettes in 1973 and retired in 1996. He was in the WPIAL Basketball Hall of Fame.
Memorial donations are suggested in Don’s memory to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or to any no kill animal shelter.
Arrangements by the Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home.

Andrew R. Mikulich
Andrew R. Mikulich, 57, of Brighton Heights, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 26, 2017.
He was the husband of Kelly (Malone) Mikulich; father of the late Andrew Mikulich. He is also survived by step-children; John and Melissa Stevens; five grandchildren; and brothers, William L. Gall, Robin K. Gall and Milt Hoffstetter; as well as nieces and nephews.
In addition to his son, he was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Lorraine (Hoffstetter) Mikulich.
Arrangements by the HP Brandt Funeral Home.