Obituaries 5-5-17

Joan Lucey Phillips
Joan Lucey Phillips, 68, of Ohio Township, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
She was the daughter of John and Joan Lucey; wife and best friend of David Phillips.
Joan was retired from Pitt-DesMoines, Inc. where she was the payroll administrator. Her passions were family, reading, and gardening. She was one of a kind!
She is survived by her sisters, Ruth (AI) Marchetti, Mary Ellen (Joe) Lutz, Patty (Rick) Lawry, Kate (Karl) Klingenberg, Claire (Jim) Pappas; and her brothers, John Thomas (Susie) Lucey and George (Madonna) Lucey; also survived by 24 nieces and nephews and 22 great-nieces and nephews.
Per Joan's request, there will be no visitation. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Sewickley Public Library: 500 Thorn St., Sewickley, PA 15143 or North Boroughs/ Sewickley Area Meals on Wheels: 28 Pittsburgh St., Pittsburgh, PA 15202.
Arrangements by the Thomas M. Smith Funeral Home.

Marlene June Reynolds
Marlene June Reynolds, 82, of Avalon, died Saturday, April 29, 2017 after a long courageous battle of illnesses.
She was born October 14, 1934, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Homer Sr. and Ruth (Aston) Bricker. Marlene enjoyed bingo, trips to the mall, and watching Penguins Hockey.
She was the wife of Joseph Reynolds, mother of Bruce (Lorraine) Reynolds, Sharon (Michael) Kelly and Joey Reynolds; grandmother of six, and great grandmother of seven; sister of Robert and Dale Bricker; and aunt of numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by brothers; Homer (Buddy) Bricker Jr., Edward Bricker Sr., Glenn Bricker, Gene Bricker, and Wayne Bricker; and sisters; Ruth Guerra, Lois Trautman, Isabelle Ladebu, Charlotte Carothers, Margorie Bricker, and Marian (Judy) Lippert.
Arrangements by the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc.

Helen Hirsch
Helen “Lee Lee” Hirsch, 92, of New Haven Court, died Friday, April 28, 2017, at the V.N.A. Inpatient Hospice. She was born October 21, 1924 in Bellevue, PA she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Parlett.Helen was a graduate of Avalon High School and also Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio. She was a homemaker and was a member of Christ Church at Grove Farm in Sewickley, PA.
She is survived by her son, Edward C. Hirsch, Jr. of Uxbridge, Mass.; one daughter, Nance (Raymond) Conlon of Renfrew; grandchildren, Tyler and Verity Hirsch, Katie, Abby, Molly and Libby Conlon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward C. Hirsch who died April 5, 1999; also her sister, Nancy P. Barry.
Memorial donations are suggested to Life Choices, 118 South Church St., Butler, PA 16001.
Arrangements by the Geibel 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.
Friends received 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, Inc., 3552 California Ave. at Davis Ave.
A Funeral Mass will be held in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 907 Middle St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Entombment in Christ Our Redeemer Mausoleum.

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.