Passed away May 14, 2018
Age 47, of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Beloved husband of Karla Drake; loving son of Donna and Stephen Drake, Sr.; devoted father to 11 children; grandfather to four; brother of Julius (Lisa) Drake; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Friends received Friday 4-8 at RAPP FUNERAL HOME, 10940 Frankstown Rd., Pgh., PA 15235 (412-241-5415). Visitation Saturday 10 a.m. until time of Service at 11 a.m. at Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., Pgh., PA 15206.
Age 55, of White Plains, NY. Son of the late Dorothy B. Armistead and Sigmund Bajak; devoted brother of Jennifer B. (Alan) Halperin, Frank Bajak (Ceci Malachowska) and Ben Bajak; uncle to seven nieces and nephews and one great- nephew. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Schenley Gardens Senior Living, 3890 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
Passed away peacefully on April 17, 2018. Son of the late Russell E. Nelson, Sr. and Jeanette Taylor; beloved husband of Donna Nelson; devoted father of Johnny Jones and Jamie (Jerry) Prince; grandfather to five grandchildren; brother of Kenny (Iva), Charles (Pam) and Michael. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Friends received Tuesday, April 24 from 6-8 and Wednesday, April 25 from 4-8 at RAPP FUNERAL HOME, 10940 Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, 412-241-5415, where services will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
Passed away April 12, 2018
Went home to Jesus on April 12, 2018, age 92, of Reserve Twp., PA, born in Clarksburg, PA. Loving wife of the late Joseph Groetsch; beloved mother of Jean (Roy) Stead, Joseph (Nancy) Groetsch, Donna (Bob) Fenk, Robert Groetsch, Darryl Groetsch, Debbie (Ron) Erb, Renee (Ed) Skonieczny, and Keith (Kathy) Groetsch; proud grandmother and great-grandmother to a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; also survived by many nieces and nephews, other family and friends. Helen had a special bond with her granddaugther, Cindy Chambers and loved all animals. Friends received Tuesday 2 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m. at RAPP FUNERAL HOME, 10940 Frankstown Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15235, 412-241-5415.