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Irwin Stein

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Pittsburgh, PA

IRWIN M. STEIN: On Friday, December 8, 2023. Beloved husband of sixty-two years to Judith Schulhof Stein. Son of the late Paul and Libby Stein. Beloved father of Robert (Edie) Stein, Paul Stein and Michelle Stein (Michael) Glick. Brother of Lila (late Louis) Horowitz, Melvin (late Heather) Stein and the late Murray (late Francis) Stein. Grandfather of Stephanie Moldovan, David Stein, Gabriella Stein, Samuel Glick, Elizabeth Glick and Abigail Glick. Great-grandfather of Lev Stein and Allie Moldov...Read More

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John "Jack" Roginski

Mar 09, 1941 - Feb 21, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

John “Jack” Roginski of Pittsburgh, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, in Pittsburgh, at the age of 82. He was born March 9, 1941 in the Stowe Twp, Pennsylvania. He retired from the federal government and the Air Force Reserves. Jack was a Vietnam Veteran. He found interest in many hobbies. His top hobbies were volleyball, and racquetball. He played both as long as he was able. He is survived by his wife of 54 years,Dolores, three children, and three grandchildren. At the families request there will be no public visitation. A memorial mass will be held at a future date. Arrangements were entrusted to TIMOTHY K. SLATER Funeral Services, Inc. (412-381-3337) 425 Brownsville Road, Mt. Oliver, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 www.timothykslater.com In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in memory of John “Jack” Roginski to the Dementia Society of America or to a Parish in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. PLEASE see donation information below.

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Mazzocco Anthony "Tony"

Nov 04, 1965 - Feb 21, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Mazzocco Anthony “Tony” 58 of Pittsburgh. Passed suddenly on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Preceded in death by his siblings, Vincent J. Mazzocco and Kimberly Burger. Survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Debbie (Kertis) Mazzocco; son, Anthony Mazzocco; mother Karen (John) Burger; father, Albert Mazzocco; Siblings, Tina Mazzocco, Vince (Maribeth) Burger, David Mazzocco, Katie (Jess) Mazzocco-Vischner. Also survived by numerous other friends and family. Tony was a long-time employee of PWSA where he worked for over 40 years. Friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, 500 Greenfield Ave. 15207. Funeral Mass Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Paul Cathedral Parish—St. Rosalia Worship Site. To to the family, please

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Dennis V. Huber

Mar 31, 1954 - Feb 20, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

69, passed away on February 20, 2024. Born in Pittsburgh on March 31, 1954 beloved son to the late Frank and Ruth Huber. Loving brother to David Huber, Sharon (John) Bezek and Michael (Sandy) Huber. Preceded in death by his siblings Ronnie Huber and Judy Shultz. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and extended family members. A graveside memorial service will be planned for a later date. To to the family or in memory of Dennis V. Huber, please

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Mozzocco Anthony "Tony"

Nov 04, 1965 - Feb 21, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Mozzocco Anthony “Tony” 58 of Pittsburgh. Passed suddenly on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Preceded in death by his siblings, Vincent J. Mozzocco and Kimberly Burger. Survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Debbie (Kertis) Mozzocco; son, Anthony Mozzocco; mother Karen (John) Burger; father, Albert Mazzocco; Siblings, Tina Mozzocco, Vince (Maribeth) Burger, David Mozzoco, Katie (Jess) Mozzocco-Vischner. Also survived by numerous other friends and family. Tony was a long-time employee of PWSA where he worked for over 40 years. Friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, 500 Greenfield Ave. 15207. Funeral Mass Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Paul Cathedral Parish—St. Rosalia Worship Site. To to the family, please

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Dennis J. Rigot

Apr 13, 1945 - Feb 20, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

78, Passed away on February 20, 2024. Born in Pittsburgh on April 13, 1945 the beloved son to the late Cletus J. and Amelia Rigot. Preceded in death by his Cletus F. Rigot and Richard Rigot. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews and extended family members. No services are scheduled at this time. To to the family or in memory of Dennis J. Rigot, please

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Laraine Inez Oliver Coleman

Jun 05, 1945 - Feb 06, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Laraine Inez Oliver Coleman, the daughter of the late Robert Oliver Sr. and late Martha Wilmer Oliver, was born June 5, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was the eldest daughter to this union. Laraine was affectionately known as Lorry to all who knew her. She grew up in the Hill District section of Pittsburgh. Laraine believed in the Lord and at an early age was baptized, She received her religious education in Sunday school at Bethel AME Church. She was a member of the youth choir, Junior Usher Board. And (Y.P.D.) Young People Department, She volunteer in the office, especially during Annual Conference.Laraine was educated in the Pittsburgh Public School system graduating from Schenley High School. She attended the University Health Center of Pittsburgh receiving an Certificate in Central Data System and Computer Programming. She furthered her studies and went to Point Park College, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Business. Laraine was employed at Transitional, she passionately assisted those with mental disabilities with daily living needs. She also worked part time at AAA customer service with her gift to gab. Laraine became employed with Allegheny County as Public Health Assistant, she was nurturing and caring to her staff and clients faithfully for over 25 years of service, she retiring in .Lorry was the boss with her younger siblings especially giving orders to her younger brother Dehn but it was always done out of love. She enjoyed traveling with family down south as a young girl and continued taking vacations to various places. Lorry had a passion and love for children, she would load up the car with the children in the community and go to Schenley Park and then to Isaly’s to get ice cream. The smiles on their faces brought a smile to hers. Laraine enjoyed playing BID Whist and going to the casino with family. She loved to read, knit, crochet and sewing clothes, making some of Jerry’s outfits.Laraine met the love of her life Ronald Coleman they have been married for over 40 years which we all have had the pleasure of enjoying the sounds Captain Boogie and his agent Laraine doing lots of events together with the turn tables going. During Laraine’s illness her son, grandson, brother Dehn, nephew Aaron and niece Marla provided assistance to her as needed.One more link in the chain that binds our strong close family together has been broken, On Tuesday afternoon, February 6, 2024, at Magee Hospital with family by her side. God softly whispered to Laraine, “You have fought a good fight, you have run a good race, you have finished the course…come Home.”Laraine was preceeded in death by her parents, Robert Oliver Sr. and Martha Wilmer Oliver brothers: Robert Oliver Jr. and Richard J. Oliver; sisters: Sandra M. Oliver, Lorena Coker, and Kimberly Oliver. and Great Grand son Zae’Quan Deloatch.Laraine leaves to cherish her memories and will be dearly missed by her loving husband Ronald, her one and only child, Gerald R. Oliver, Sr., Grandchildren: Darryl McCreary, Gerald R. (Santana) Oliver Jr. Ashley Oliver (Rashe) Randall, Nijah RodgersBrothers: Dehn J. (Lenora) Oliver, Jerry (Patricia) Butcher, Rodney (Teresa) Caves, Robert Mason and Kenneth Oliver.Sisters: Barbara Payne, Lubertha Oliver, Carolyn Oliver, Victoria (Jeffrey) Deakings and Cassandra Oliver.Brother-in-law: Elliott (Dorothy) Coleman Sister-in-law: Toni Oliver, Aunts: Alice M. Morgan, Joanne Wilmer, and Lore OliverUncle: Lawrence Eleam and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members and friends to numerous to name.

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Elder Norman Willis Reid

Sep 02, 1957 - Feb 19, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Elder Norman Willis Reid, born on September 2, 1957, in Braddock Hospital to Cardale (Charlie) and Myrtle Reid, defied early predictions and lived a remarkable life. As the youngest of five and the only boy, he grew up in Homewood, PA, known affectionately as “Stormin’ Norman.” Against the odds, Norman’s life became a testament to resilience. He expressed that if he would write a book about his life and book titled “I Know What I Saw,” chronicling his extraordinary journey. In 1977, he proudly served in the United States Army. Norman’s love story unfolded when he met Deidre Lewis on May 10, 1979. They married on October 16, 1982, and together raised five children: Yusef, Tajiddin, Terrell, Aimeé, and Corey. His family expanded to include 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A man of faith, Norman served as Pastor of First Cambria AME Zion Church in Johnstown from 1996 to 2001 and later at John Wesley AME Zion Church in Uniontown. His favorite scripture, Galatians 1:11-12, and his favorite song, Better Days by Le’Andria Johnson reflected his spiritual journey. Norman found joy in the simple pleasures of life. His favorite flower was the white rose, his preferred season was fall, and his favorite word was “Fantastic.” He cherished laughter, emphasizing that life wasn’t as serious as it seemed. A man of many talents, Norman enjoyed playing the guitar, drawing, and painting. He proudly declared, “I can build anything!” His love for documentaries, outer space, and rollercoasters showcased his curiosity and zest for life. Norman considered his children his greatest accomplishment, viewing them as amazing individuals. He approached life with a can-do attitude, always willing to try anything once. To his family and friends, he shared a personal message: “Life is not as serious as everybody takes it. You have to laugh. What’s love without laughter. The sky isn’t blue without laughter.” His favorite place was a hot shower, where he found solace and reflection. Norman held a deep appreciation for his wife, Deidre, viewing her as his friend and crediting her with saving his life. He often wondered if he would’ve been here as long as he was without her. Elder Norman Willis Reid’s legacy lives on in the hearts of those who knew him, a man who turned challenges into triumphs, found joy in laughter, and built a life filled with love and family

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Georgie Shirk Anderson

Sep 15, 1924 - Feb 20, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Georgie Shirk Anderson, age 99, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 while under the care of Cumberland Crossing in Pittsburgh.Born September 15, 1924 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Jake and Mary (Murray) Morden.She is survived by her son, Ken (Lois) Shirk; daughter in law, Deloris Shirk; grandsons, Sean (Valerie), Kevin (Patience), Christopher, and Stephen Shirk; great grandchildren, Miles, Chelsea, and Drew Shirk; Sister, Mary (Robert) Fox; and many nieces & nephews.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Emmett C. Shirk and George Anderson; son, Robert E. Shirk; sisters, Thelma (Chuck) Kite, Elenor (John) Wilson, Jane Schmezer, and Deloris (Don) Winklevoss.Georgie’s family will welcome friends on Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. King Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 2841 Woodland Circle Allison Park, PAA Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at King Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.The family would like to thank the staff at Cumberland Crossing Manor and Hope Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.Expressions of sympathy may be shared with Georgie’s family at www.kingfuneralhome.com.

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Marie "Pudgy" Edna Koch (Ruffalo)

Apr 21, 1943 - Feb 20, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Marie "Pudgy" Edna Koch (Ruffalo) passed away peacefully on February 20, 2024, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the age of 80. She was born on April 21, 1943, in Braddock, Pennsylvania, to the late Marie (Flynn) and Vincent Ruffalo. Pudgy was a loving and caring Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Nonnie. Throughout her 80 years of life, she touched the lives of many, opening her home and heart to all. She was known for her kind and non-judgmental nature, never speaking ill of anyone. She was known as a second Mom to many. Her warm and welcoming personality earned her the love and respect of all who knew her. In her career, Pudgy started as a caregiver at the Ladies G.A.R. Nursing Home in Swissvale, PA, and later worked in retail at Hills Department store in Bethel Park, PA. She found tremendous joy in her position at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) in Warrendale, PA, where she eventually retired from in 2005. Pudgy's hobbies included spending time with her family, cooking delicious meals, caring for animals, playing cards, shopping, and enjoying rides on her husband Gary's motorcycle. She was also known for feeding families of deer in her yard daily. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Gary Koch; her children Robert Koch (Jennifer Whitehead), Kathleen Koch, Jennifer Bernstein (Koch), Alyson Kovac (Koch) (Eric Kovac); her grandchildren Anthony Guidi, Krystal Koch, Angelina Kovac Kline (Brandon), Bryan Koch (Allison), Jessica Bernstein, Maximus Kovac, Holly Koch, Mason Kovac, Joshua Bernstein, and Georgia Kovac; great-grandchildren Talon & Emmett Kline, Sage Burkett, Sidney Guidi, and an expecting baby girl, Piper Koch. Also survived by her brother Edward "Corky" Ruffolo, sisters Patricia Ruffalo and Kathleen Chop (Ruffalo); her dog Stella; numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and other family members. Pudgy was preceded in death by her mother Marie Ruffalo, father Vincent Ruffalo, brothers Frank and William Ruffalo, sister Theresa Conti (Ruffalo) and her Aunt Edna Flynn. Her Family will announce a Celebration of Life Memorial Picnic for Pudgy to be held this spring/summer. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Judes in memory of Marie "Pudgy" Koch. Arrangements were entrusted to McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars . PA 16046 Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com

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Jim W. Mason

Sep 21, 1945 - Feb 20, 2024

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Pittsburgh, PA

Jim W. Mason Age 78, of Pittsburgh, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Son of the late Jack and Doris. Beloved husband of Tedi Brunetti-Mason. Loving father of Noah William Mason (Brooke) and James Theodore Mason. Grandfather of Sophia, Ward, and Oliver. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Brother of the late Susan. Jim was the salt of the earth. He was loved by all and never had an enemy. Jim was a graduate of Northwestern University where he earned his bachelor's degree. He worked as an auditor for many years for the state of Pennsylvania. Jim was a proud United States Army Vietnam Veteran. He was a talented lifelong musician/guitarist who enjoyed playing in Pittsburgh and New York, and he was featured in two albums. Family and friends welcome Tuesday, February 27th, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM, Laughlin Cremation and Funeral Tributes, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, 15216, where a funeral service will be held at 8:00 PM. Interment to follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Wednesday at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Act.alz.org/donate www.laughlinfuneralhome.com To to the family or in memory of Jim W. Mason, please

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