HOLLSOPPLE — COWAN – Anna Marie “Pumpkin,” 42, Hollsopple, died April 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Sept. 23, 1970, in Johnstown, daughter of Donald Wayne and Virginia Mae (Ogline) Burkett. Preceded in death by parents and an infant brother. Survived by loving husband of 22 years, Joseph Cowan; and loving daughters, Kayla, married to Michael Jenkins, Hollsopple; and Tina and Megan, both at home. Sister of Harold, and wife, Mary (Moslak); and Linda, and husband, Barry Blank, all of Hollsopple; Donald; and Daniel, and wife, Debroah (Tomko), Hooversville; Jeffery, and wife, Carolyn (Bush), Davidsville; and Missy, and husband, Anthony Stout; and Darrel “Bubba,” and fiancee, Theresa Deal, all of Hollsopple. Also survived by mother-in-law, Janet Cowan; and “adopted” family, Eileen Holsopple, Mary Kay Holsopple and Karen Brewer; also many Laurel View Village family friends. Anna was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Hollsopple. She was a former active member of Hollsopple Fire Company ladies auxiliary. Pumpkin was known for her loving smile at her job as the assistant director of dinning services at Oakwood Restaurant at Laurel View Village. She enjoyed camping, scrapbooking, pinochle, country music, family get togethers and working hard at all she did. She was loved and will be missed by her husband, daughters and all who knew her. Family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kaufman Mennonite Church, Pastor Wes Yoder, officiating. Interment, Custer Cemetery. Those who wish can make donations to the family.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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