Silent Key News

* 2018 *


Joseph L Gazarik KC3HYH-October 27- Age 74, of Allegheny Township PA. Obituary at Legacy.Com.

Ricardo A. Robbibaro N3CSM- October 6, 2018 - Age 63,
of Penn Township. 


F. Leyton Fennel W3TIG - September 11, 2018 - Age 97, of Cabot, PA. Obituary at Leyton Fennel W3TIG Obituary.

Rev. Grant R. Walborn WO3Q - August 12, 2018 - Age 93, of Concordia, formerly of Butler, PA. Grant was a well known Lutheran minister.


Paul L Plants W3PLP - August 4, 2018 - Age 66 of Washington PA. Paul was a well known amateur radio operator. He was a retired police
officer, and was the current chairman of the Western Pa Repeater Council. He is survived by his wife Patty N3XAR.


William Boehmer WB3FWC - July 26, 2018 - Age 93 of Venice, FL. Formerly from the Pittsburgh area.


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 - Age 56 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 talk in 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, and The Breezeshooters.

* 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 - Age 76 from North Huntingdon PA . A former member of TRARC, Breezeshooters, Irwin Area Amateur Radio Association,  and served as ARRL WPA Section Communications Manager in the 1970's. Don worked for U.S. Steel, and Dilner Transfer. He is survived by his wife Marion, and son Daniel, and many nieces and nephews. Click here to view the Don Myslewski K3CHD Obituary.


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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