Valerie Marie Taylor

Feb 24, 2024

Valerie Marie TaylorAge 59, of Bethel Park, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Loving daughter of Mary C. Taylor and the late William H. Taylor. Beloved sister of William J. Taylor. Beloved aunt of Travis (Kathryn) Taylor, Alexis (Tyler) Trovato, Zachary (Fiancé Toni Gerace) Taylor. Beloved great aunt of Addison and Brantley Taylor. Cherished...

Anna Fontana

Feb 23, 2024


Age 79 of Scott Twp., passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024. She was the loving wife of Gabriel Fontana for 42 years; beloved mother of Michael LaPorte; stepmother of Maria Hartwick (Stephen) and Gabriel S. Fontana; cherished nonna of Franchesca (JJ), Anthony, Antonio, Nicholas, and Santino; sister of Mary LaRosa, Joseph Mazzotta (Heather), and the late Casimiro...

James F. Petley

Feb 22, 2024

Age 72, of Upper St. Clair, on February 22, 2024.   Beloved husband of Kathleen.   Loving father of William and Elizabeth Petley.  Dear brother of Katherine Zwier, Patrick (April) Petley, Sue (Dick) Grubar and the late Michael Petley.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard & Mary V. “Bonnie” Petley....

Michael Joseph Grusch

Feb 20, 2024

Michael Joseph Grusch, 76, of Collier, formerly of Knoxville.

On Tuesday, February 20, Mike left us peacefully but way too soon after an extended illness. Born October 25, 1947 to his parents Mary and Edward. Known as “Mickey” to some, Mike recently celebrated 50 years of marriage with his beloved wife Linda. Dear father of Kate Walsh (Patrick), Julie (Mike Gibson),...

Joan F. Keane

Feb 18, 2024

On February 18, 2024, Joan Keane of Green Tree and Scott Township started the next chapter of her life.  Sadly, after a prolonged period of hospital stays and nursing care Joan left us to join her family in heaven.

Joan was born on December 1, 1933, grew up in Mt Lebanon.  Pre-deceased in death by her parents, Daniel and Olive Francis;...

Daniel L. Jaffee

Feb 17, 2024

Age 24, on Saturday, February 17, 2024.  Loving son of Ann-Marie (Cocchia) Jaffee and Todd (Sherri McNeill) Jaffee; cherished brother of Robert Jaffee; beloved grandson of the late Roger and Elizabeth Cocchia and Stanley and Sharon (Blinn) Jaffee.  He is also survived by his loving McNeill and other extended family members. 

Daniel graduated from Upper St. Clair High in 2018 with...

Grace M. Tamilia

Feb 17, 2024

Age, 78, of Crafton Heights, on Saturday, February 17, 2024.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald “Jerry” Tamilia. Loving mother of Jerry (Christine) Tamilia and the late Gabriel Tamilia.  Dear grandmother of Lauren and Alec Tamilia.  Sister of the late Joseph M. Cain, Sylvia Graham and Mary Peck.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews and her beloved companion, Richard...

Christine M. Swegman

Feb 15, 2024

Age 77 of Beechview, formerly of North Side, died peacefully on Thursday, February 15, 2024.  Beloved wife for 55 years of Bernard Swegman.  Loving mother of Jeremy (Kristy) and Jennifer Swegman.  Dear sister of Walter (Donna) Moser, Jr., Sharon Wirth, Jeffrey (Renee) Moser and Bradley (Teresa) Moser.  Special grandmother of Katie Mae Foley and Carter Swegman.  Chris retired from Verizon...

Kathleen Alkson

Feb 14, 2024

Kathleen Alkson (Uhlmann)

Age 73, of Mt. Lebanon, formerly of Upper St. Clair, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.  Beloved wife of the late Dennis C. Alkson; loving mother of Melissa Busler (Shaun) and Sarah McCabe (Robert); cherished grandmother of Isaac, Benjamin, and Cassie Busler and Nicholas and Anthony McCabe; sister of Carl Uhlmann, Barb French (Buddy), and Jim Uhlmann...

Marylou “Lulu” E. (Hackel) Dervis

Feb 14, 2024

Marylou “Lulu” E. (Hackel) Dervis, age 80, passed away peacefully  on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 surrounded by family.  Beloved wife of Bernard “Benny” F. Dervis. Loving mother of Paula (Greg) Hall and  Bernard Jr. “Bengie” (Janet) Dervis.  Loving daughter of the late William and Laura (Szczyrbiak) Hackel. Beloved sister of Joseph (Judy) Hackel. Predeceased by six sisters. Cherished Grandmother of...