SEBRING, FLA. — BRUCE – Gloria J., Sebring, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Born Oct. 15, 1930, in Gray, to John and Lena Kubasik. She was a homemaker and formerly an employee of the Pennsylvania State University, where she worked as an editor in the Audio-Visual Services Library and where she also attended classes, earning her associate degree at age 45. She leaves behind a loving husband of 63 years, Richard D. Bruce; daughter, Kathleen Couprie (Bernard); daughter, Betsy Henning (Tom); son, Scott (Anne); son, Tom (Anne); daughter, Joan Narkum (David); and daughter, Luann Gips (Jerry). Preceded in death by son, Rob (fiancee, Sandy). Gloria was a devoted wife and mother who welcomed each new child in her extensive, extended family with great joy. She enthusiastically received each of her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving her, they are Nathan, Aaron, Adam, Matt, Spencer, Audrey, Leesa, David, Ben, Julie, Nick, Ali, Tommy, Chloe, Rebecca, Grant and Maxwell. Memorial service for friends and family will be held at a later date in Pennsylvania. Friends paying their respects stopped by the Bruces’ home yesterday evening. Donations can be made to Robert J. Bruce Memorial Fund. Arrangements by Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla. (www.stephensonnelsonfh.com)
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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