ORO VALLEY, ARIZ. — SWIOKLA – Richard Anthony, 60, Oro Valley, Ariz., native of Windber, passed away Dec. 22, 2013, at home in Oro Valley, Ariz. Born Sept. 15, 1953, in Windber, son of Francis and Gertrude (Michalec) Swiokla. Graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College and St. Vincent College. Formerly employed by Bethlehem Mine Corp. and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, from which he retired. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by his wife, Joyce (Buydos) Swiokla; children, Mark R., and wife, Mary (Schied); Matthew M., and wife, Juliana (James); and Sara S. ; siblings, Frank and Francine (Fogle) Swiokla, David and Rose (Muscatello) Swiokla and Irene (Swiokla) and Michael Baker, and his nieces and nephews. Richard loved walking, cycling, hunting, camping and hiking. Viewing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at Angel Valley Funeral Home, 2545 N. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, Ariz. Service will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 2727 W. Tangerine Road, Oro Valley, Ariz. Hometown memorial service will be held, arrangements pending. Arrangements by William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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