Andrew J. Tirpak, Jr.

On Monday September 29, 2014, Andrew J. age 73 of Penn Hills, formerly of East McKeesport passed away.  Andrew was son  of the late Andrew Sr. and Nellie (Mazur) PIC-TIRPAK-2014Tirpak and beloved companion of 18 years to Nancy Bertoni.  He was the loving father of Dana (Todd) Allison and stepfather of Dave (Mary Beth) Bertoni and Chris (Mary) Bertoni.  Andrew was brother of Edward, Joanne Behun, Albert, Patricia, and the late John and Step Grandfather of Samantha, Nick, Carlo, and Dom Bertoni.  Andrew had numerous nieces and nephews.  Andy was a graduate of Grove City College and served in the Army Reserve.  He played college baseball and was an avid softball player and a proud member and third baseman of the winning Pittsburgh Gold, a team in the 65+ North Allegheny Senior Softball League.  Andy was involved in harness racing at the Meadows where he acted as a trainer, driver and owner for over 10 years.

Services

Friends will be received . . .

Wednesday October 1 from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm
James F. Kutch Funeral Homes & Crematory
433 Lincoln Highway
East McKeesport, PA
412-823-4054

Mass of Christian Burial St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church Monroeville, PA Thursday, October 2 at 10am.  Burial will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

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Gary Cowell

On Thursday, September 18, 2014,  Gary Cowell, age 73 of West Mifflin passed away. Gary was the son of the late Carl and Louise (Cross) Cowell.  Gary was husband of Margaret “Peg” (Prelosky) Cowell, loving father of Carla Cowell, Danelle (Jack) Kline, wheatWilliam “Bill” Cowell and grandfather of Jocelyn Kline.  He was a member of West Mifflin #3 Volunteer Fire Company, an avid golfer and graduate of Norwin High School Class of 1959. Gary was a retired driver for ACCESS.

Services

Friends will be received . . .

Monday, September 21 ~ 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 11am
James F.  Kutch Funeral Homes & Crematory
433 Lincoln Highway
East McKeesport, PA
412-823-4054

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David Pedder

On Monday, September 15, 2014, David Pedder, age 54 of North Huntingdon tragically passed away. David was the son of Henry Pedder and the late Marjorie Ellis, step son of Karen Pedder and loving brother of Carl, Henry, and Melinda Pedder, and Elizabeth david pedderPedder-Breegle, Patricia Puzak, Marjorie Puzak, and Pamela Austin. David has numerous nieces and nephews and was the oldest of eight siblings. He served in the Army at Quantico, Virginia for four years after attending high school and enjoyed playing pool and hunting and fishing with his friends.

Services

Friends will be received . . .

Thursday, September 18
2 pm-4 pm (Service at 4 pm)
James F. Kutch Funeral Homes & Crematory
433 Lincoln Highway
East McKeesport, PA 15035
412-823-4054

Memorials

Memorial contributions can be made to the funeral.

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