Silent Key News

* 2018 *


Philip 'Pete' Baer W3NJO - July 1, 2018 of Glenshaw. Pete was a well know ham radio operator, worked at KDKA for many years. He was
a former member of the North Hills ARC, and fondly remembered as a member of the Bum Of The Month club.


Brian Leventry N3LZV - May 16, 2018 - Age 58, of Stoystown. Obituary published in Tribune Democart newspaper www.tribunedemocrat.com

Edward J Mroz N3XTB - May 8, 2018 - Age 80, formerly of Oakmont.Full obituary published in Pittsburgh Post Gazette from May 9 to 10th.

Robert C  Patterson AA3ML - April 20, 2018 - Age 86, of Latrobe. Obituary published in Greensburg Tribune Review on April 22, 2018.

Bradford Robert Holmes KR4IQ- April 11, 2018 - Age56 of Allison Park.

Gary W. Harkness W3AHT - April 10, 2018 - Age 67 of Braddock Hills PA.

Art Bell W6OBB - April 14, 2018 - Age 72 passed away. Art was a well known ham who was the late night host for the "Coast To Coast" radio talkin show for many years.

Arthur O. Gibson N3MLQ - March 6, 2018 - Age 82, of Natrona  Heights.
Harry Simplson N3QWX- February 21, 2018 from Monongahela PA.  
Robert 'Bob' Siksa K3OFX - January 25, 2018 - Age 72, a member of the Skyview Radio Society.

* 2017 *

Dick Hanna K3VYY -
from Beaver Falls PA passed away on December 30, 2017.
Stephen Zajac WA3WOW - December 24, 2017 - Age 75 from Pittsburgh PA (originally from Duquesne PA), and a former member of TRARC.

Don Myslewski K3CHD - December 25, 2017 .A well known ham from North Huntingdon, a former ARRL WPA Section Communications Manager and a former member of TRARC.


Donald J. Myslewski Obituary














Earl C Seiler K3SYM - November 16, 2017 - Age 94 from Curry.

John Moran KA3JHB -
November 14, 2017 of West Newton, PA (Source: Sam KE3PO)
F. Gregg Welch N3PJW -
November 7, 2017 - Age 63 of Uniontown, PA. (source Charlene KA3RXY)
Bob King W3GH 'Green Hornet' -
October 15, 2017 - Age 86 of Apollo.
Bob was an active Dxer and a founding member of Skyview Radio Society.

Richard Doyle 'Moe' McKendree WB3ING -
September 30, 2017 - Age 76 of Armstrong County.

Ray C Danser KA3FGX - August 12, 2017 of Greensburg, PA.

Frank Pascoe WB3IAO
- August 8, 2017 of Trafford, PA.


John T Siemon W3QH -  August 7, 2017 - Age 84 from Dorseyville, PA John was a very active ham radio operator. Especially with the Breezeshooters.

Jack Layton W9UK - July 14, 2017 of McMurray, PA.
Emil Barca KB3CDB - July 5, 2017 - Age 87. Emil was a very active member of the TRARC, and served on its board of directors for many years.He will be missed by his friends at TRARC.


Albert Van Maele W3OVZ - March 17, 2017 - Age 98, from Erie PA (McCandless PA).
  
Paul Reed KB3PRG - March 11, 2017 - Age 69, of North Huntingdon PA.

* 2016 *

Eric R Johnson KA3RLC -
November 20, 2016 - formerly of West Newton PA (McKeesport PA) in a house fire.






















Mac McDonald W3KWN - July 24, 2016 - Age 90, from McKeesport PA. Mac was a former member of TRARC.

George Bodnar K3SQQ -
May 23, 2016 from Pittsfield MA (McKeesport), a former member of TRARC.

Angelo 'Ange' Vergona W3HR - May 16, 2016- from Clairton PA.

* 2015 *

Cindy Lopota KC1ND - November 18,  2015 - Age 51, of McKeesport PA.  Cindy was the wife of TRARC vice president Jim Tapocik AB3JT.
Cindy was also a very active member of the TRARC, and will be missed by all of her ham friends at TRARC and Breezeshooters..

Ed Peterson KB3FCY - October 15, 2015 - Age 89, of McKeesport Pa. Ed was a former member of TRARC.
Alex Stockmal N1TIV - September 21, 2015. 
 Bill Pasternak WA6ITF - June 11, 2015 - Age 73 of Santa Clarita, CA Bill was a well known radio amateur who was the found of Amateur Radio Newsline
(a weekly amateur radio news feature).

James 'Jim' Sunstein N3PDZ - April 28, 2015 - Age 94, of White Oak PA.

Jim Stivanson AG3H - March 17, 2015 of Monroeville PA. Jim was a member of TRARC and served on its board of directors for many years.


* 2014 *

Albert Zani WO3J - September 23, 2014 - Age 93 from Washington County.

* 2013 *

Allan Fuller W3APR - September 23, 2013 - Age 75, from Mars PA.

George E Petrovich WA3BJS- September 11, 2013 - Age 64 of Greensburg PA.
 

Paul Pinyot KB3LZP -
Age 54, of Penn Hills PA passed away on July 29, 2013.

Leonard K Bulgarelli W3IOP - July 18, 2013 - Age 69 of Windgap PA.

Joseph W Kosczuk AA3MM - July 6, 2013 - Age 58 of Latrobe PA.  

Harry P Jackson KB3HJ - July 6, 2013 - Age 79 of Irwin PA.

Gerald L Jackson K3BZW- June 16, 2013 - Age 71 of Wilkinsburg PA.

Kevin Smith N3HKQ -
June 10, 2013 - Age 59 of Carroll Township.

William Bell W3RSR - April 8, 2013 - of Springdale PA.

Dennis Derda KB3USV - March 6, 2013 - Age 66 of Natrona Heights PA.

Richard Warren WB3HGL - January 24, 2013 - Age 73 of Somerset PA.

Kenneth Faub N3KKH - January 22, 2013. 

Andrew E Hohn Sr N3WNV - January 8, 2013 of West Newton PA


* 2012 *

Ernest Metz WB3HZZ -
December 17, 2012 - Age 87 of North Huntingdon PA.


Jerome Herman K3LQO -
December 13, 2012 - Age78 of Arlington.

Ronald Lape K3MI -
December 4, 2012 of Perryopolis (Brownsville PA).


Robert McClurg WA3PIB -
Age 93 of Plum Boro PA, a member of TRARC passed away on November 6, 2012.

Barry Goldblatt W3AFH - October 10, 2012 - Age 50 of Norfolk VA (McKeesport PA), a former member of TRARC.

George A "Buster" Friend W3KSJ (K3ZBI) -
July 4, 2012 of Pleasant Hills PA.


Kris Nemmer KB3VOP -
February 1, 2012 - Age 47.

Robert 'Bob' Poisel WE3O (KA3NMB)-
January 26, 2012 of White Oak PA, a member of TRARC, who served on its Board of
Directors for many years. Bob was also very active with The Breezeshooters (checker), and 10/10 Crazy 8's Net.


William F Bowser K3KUH -
January 11, 2012 - Age 86 of East Deer Township (Cheswick PA).

* 2011 *

Bob Bashaw W3ZEH -
December 12, 2011 - Age 74 of Donegal PA. .

Samuel T Turner W3UST - November 20, 2011 - Age 92 of McMurray PA (McKeesport PA), a member of TRARC who served on its Board of
Directors for many years as President.

Jerry L. Shadle – WA3UTL -
November 3, 2011 - of Pittsburgh PA (New Kensington PA).


Mark Schallenberger N3PBQ -
August 10, 2011 - formerly from Westmoreland County, in a train accident.

Bob Ross KA3AVB -
August 2011. A member of the North Hills ARC, ARES, and very active in 10/10's Crazy 8's Net.


Paul Gidos N3ZIC -
July 2011 - of West Leechburg PA.

Ernest B Gelpi NI3D -
July 19, 2011 - Age 74 of Boswell PA.

Jacque Gosselin N3ZEL -
July , 2011 - a member of the Washington Area Communications Club, who served on its board of directors, newsletter
editor etc.

J
ohn Colbert K3SDL - May 9, 2011 - Age 82 of Dallas TX (North Huntingdon PA).


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