Obituaries 8-20-10

John Gregor
John T. Gregor, 87, of Pittsburgh, husband of the late Gertrude Gregor, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 in Toledo, OH.
Mr. Gregor was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, having served as a machine gun operator. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Bellevue Council #1400.
He is survived by his stepdaughter, Barbara Mitchell; four siblings, George and Paul Gregor, both of Pittsburgh, Josephine Caughhorn of Toledo and Ann Bamiller of Chicago, IL; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Gregor.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Risen Lord Church on Saturday.

Margaret Larkin
Margaret W. "Margie" Wozniak Larkin, 78, of Ohio Township. died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010.
Mrs. Larkin was a longtime member of the Ohio Township. Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She was an avid bowler.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Larkin; three children, Cindy Honsaker and her husband Jim of Franklin Park, Lynn Zakor and her husband Stephen of Ohio Township. and Jill Larkin of Ohio Township; her sister, Dorothy Flaherty; five grandchildren, Jennifer Legge and her husband Matthew, Kelly and Ryan Honsaker, Michael and Erin Zakor; two great-grandchildren, Keegan and Connor Legge; and nieces and nephews. She was the sister-in-law of John D. Larkin and his wife Thelma, Virginia Zahren and her husband Bill, Dorothy Larkin and Kathy Larkin; She was preceded in death by her in-laws, John Flaherty, Jane Schutte and her husband Bill, Edith Larkin, Margaret Leonard and her husband Bill, Shirley Wanik and her husband Fred, Robert and Joseph Larkin.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Mary Church, Glenfield, on Monday. Burial was in Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum.

Eleanor Pustay
Eleanor M. Pustay, formerly of Avalon, died Thursday, Aug.12, 2010.
Mrs. Pustay was known for her singing rendition of "Beautiful Brown Eyes."
She is survived by her son, Clyde E. Pustay and his wife Carol.
Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon, until the time of services on Monday.

Mildred Fairley
Mildred A. Samosky Fairley of Ohio Township died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.
She is survived by her husband, Patrick J. Fairley; her child, Baine J. Fairley; her sister, Catherine M. Jones and her husband A.C.; her mother-in-law, Dorothy Fairley; three sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Mary Ellen Wolczanski and her husband Tony, Kathy Glaser and her husband Glenn, Audrey Janasco and her husband Mike and James Fairley and his wife Gina; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Judy Zack.
Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in St. Mary Church in Glenfield on Wednesday.

Dorothy Snyder
Dorothy M. "Dee" Edwards Snyder, 92, of Emsworth, wife of the late Robert Thomas Edwards and John J. Snyder, died Monday, Aug. 16, 2010.
Mrs. Snyder worked as a nurse's aide at Dixmont State Hospital. She was a longtime member of the UMPAPA Polka Dance Association.
She is survived by three children, Robert Edwards of Pittsburgh, Terry Edwards and his wife Katherine of Conway and Sharon Mancini of Bellevue; four grandchildren, Robert Edwards III, Daniel Edwards, Joseph Edwards and Stephen Edwards; and six great-grandchildren, Natasha, Jesse, Alyssa, Ryan, Carrie and Abby. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Yvette Edwards.
Friends were received at the Lawrence T. Miller Funeral Home, Bellevue, where services were held on Thursday. Memorial contributions are suggested to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

James Lesnak
James J. Lesnak, 62, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Carnegie, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.
Mr. Lesnak was a retired USAirways flight attendant.
He is survived by his brother, Richard Lesnak and his wife Eleanor of Ohio Township; four nephews, Patrick and his wife Bet of Liberty Borough, Daniel and his wife Elaine of Bethel Park, Michael and his wife Lori of Monroeville and Matthew of Arlington, VA; and five grandnephews and a grandniece, Alexandra, Derek, Justin, William, Jonathan and Scott. He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Louise Grazzini Lesnak.
Friends were received at Anthony L. Massafra Funeral Home, Donora. A funeral liturgy was held in St. Michael Byzantine Church in Donora with Fr. Stephen Wahal the celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to his church or to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Carnegie.

John Manjerovic
John "Monty" Manjerovic of Pittsburgh died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy "Dottie" Radick Manjerovic; six children, Michele "Mikey" Conley and her husband Rich, John "Monty" Manjerovic and his wife Chris, Andrea "Andy" Bartus and her husband Chuck, Dorothy "Honey" Hallam and her husband Dale, Greg Manjerovic and his wife Wendy and Jeff Manjerovic and his wife Tammy; his brother, Albert Manjerovic and his wife Betty; 18 grandchildren, Christy Gibson and her husband Brad, Monty Manjerovic and his wife Natalie, Tony Manjerovic and his wife Angie, Chuck, Stephanie Bartus, Beth, Jamie and Eric Hallam, Nick and his wife Claire, Megan, Katie and Jason Manjerovic, Matt, Oscar, Margaret and Elias Manjerovic, Jeff and Mark Conley; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Helen Manjerovic, Leona Haynes and her husband Lou, Viola Peifer, Rose Radick and Olga Radick; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Anna Pecoja Manjerovic; six siblings, Kate Tschannen and her husband Bill, Barb Stehle and her husband Sonny, Michael, Nicholas, Yonk and his wife Kitty and Charles "Doug" Manjerovic and his wife Lucy; and three brothers-in-laws, Jack Peifer, James Radick and Richard Radick.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in Risen Lord Church on Monday.

Ruth Ann Meyers
Ruth Ann Deily Meyers, 88, of Ben Avon, wife of the late Carl August Meyers, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010.
She is survived by her daughter, Marla Meyers Schoeber; her brother, Harold L. Deily and his wife Mildred; two grandchildren, Suzanne Schoeber Clemens and her husband Dan and Robert Carl Schoeber and his wife Cindy; and nieces and nephews. Friends were received at McDonald-Linn Funeral Home, Avalon. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Sacred Heart Church in Emsworth on Tuesday.

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