WESTMONT — O’MALLEY – Jean (Hughes), 79, Westmont, died Nov. 15, 2013, after a valiant three-year battle against multiple myeloma and its complications. Born Oct. 1, 1934, in Houtzdale, and raised in Windber. Preceded in death by beloved husband, James Francis O’Malley; parents, John Coleman Hughes and Margaret Louise (Stevenson) Hughes; and brother, John S. “Jack” Hughes. Survived by loving daughter, Margaret A. O’Malley, Westmont; brothers, William R. Hughes, Windber, and Thomas G. Hughes, State College; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Hughes, Upper Yoder Township, and Barbara O’Malley, Florida; and many nieces and nephews. Jean was most proud of her role as wife and mother. She also was a national award-winning artist. Her paintings hung in the World Trade Center, Lever House and the Salmagundi Club in New York City. She was a life member and fellow of the American Artists Professional League, member of the Portrait Institute, Allied Artists of Johnstown and the Community Arts Center of Cambria County. Former social worker for Cambria County Child Welfare. Jean loved art, music, cars, animals and most of all, her family. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Jean was a member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, the Very Rev. Mark S. Begly. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in her memory. Condolences may be sent through and other information found at www.ducafuneralhome.com.
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WOZNY – Stanley John Jr., 62, Windber, passed away April 16, 2014, at the Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Anna E. Katawczik
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Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
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REGAN – Donna, 55, Park Hill, died April 17, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
BEIDLE – Mary Catherine (Regan) “Sis” “Kate,” 87, Johnstown, died April 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center and went to spend Easter in Heaven.
STALLER – Helen, 93, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
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FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
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Ronald Glenn Lester
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LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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