INDIANA, PA. — DEMKO – Francis R., 86, formerly of Johnstown, passed away at Beacon Ridge Manor, Indiana, Pa., Nov. 21, 2013. Born Nov. 20, 1927, son of Andrew and Julia (Straka) Demko. Preceded in death by parents; loving wife of 56 years, Jean (Maier) Demko; brothers, Albert and Andrew Demko; and sisters, Margaret Laco and Helen Stanko. Devoted father of Malinda K. Brown, wife of James A. Brown, Indiana, Pa., and Brian R. Demko, husband of Marian Hall, Baltimore, Md. Patient grandfather of Marykatheryne Kuhne, Mackheinzie Kuhne and Brady Hall. A brother of Josephine Sikirica. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews and special niece, Regina Demko. A pensioner of Bethlehem Steel with 33 years’ service as a friendly, hard-working welder. Life member of St. Stephens Catholic Church, where he served as an usher, member of the Holy Name Society and volunteer at the annual church bazaar and turkey raffles. Served as a radio operator for the U.S. Air Force as staff sergeant in World War II from June 1946 to July 1949. Frank was a competitive duck pin bowler at Zips Lanes for the McDonald’s team and would beat anyone in Trivial Pursuit. His gentleness and kindness toward all will be greatly missed. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection Parish, the Very Rev. Alan Thomas. Committal, Grandview Mausoleum. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Condolences may be sent at ozogfh.com.
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Beverly A. (Ling) Kocis
KOCIS – Mrs. Beverly A. (Ling), 77, died July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nathan M. Kubat
KUBAT – Nathan M., 29, Johnstown, went home to be with his Lord and Savior July 23, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles Wesley Moonly Jr.
MOONLY – Charles Wesley Jr., Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Clara Murphy Bond Bell
BELL – Clara Murphy Bond, Windsor, N.C., and Edenhouse in Bertie County, N.C., died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Fred G. Biller
BILLER – Fred G., 91, Cresson, died July 24, 2014, at Our Lady of The Alleghenies Residence, Hollidaysburg.
John R. Haywood
HAYWOOD – John R., 82, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord July 24, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
David G. Hull Jr.
HULL – David G. “Too Tall” Jr., 60, South Fork, died July 23, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
KRISKO – Stephan “Tib,” 89, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Elizabeth Anne Muncert
MUNCERT – Elizabeth Anne, 86, Johnstown, passed away July 23, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Johnstown.
SCHULLER – Sadie, 85, Moxham, lost her battle with cancer July 23, 2014, at home.
Mary Grace Spodinak
SPODINAK – Mary Grace, 87, Johnstown, died July 24, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
Nancy L. (Adeline) Yoder
YODER – Nancy L. (Adeline), 75, formerly of Tire Hill, died July 21, 2014, at her home at Richland Towers.
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Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
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