JOHNSTOWN — SROKA – Edward, 90, Johnstown, died Jan. 7, 2014, in Cincinnati. Born April 6, 1923, in Johnstown, son of John and Eva (Mindala) Sroka. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Irene (Wozniak); brothers, John, Steve and Joseph; and sisters, Anna Pazan, Mary Kulick, Eva Sroka and Katherine Mesaros. Survived by sons, Gary, married to the former Cynthia Dowell, Cincinnati, Ohio; and Thomas, Johnstown; and grandchildren, Jamie Sroka, Edward Sroka, Heather Sroka, Gerri Sroka, Stephanie Berry and David Berry. Also survived by sister-in-law, Eleanor, and husband, Carl Simsic; sisters-in-law, Jean, Trudy and Rose Wozniak; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ed was a member of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and retired from Bethlehem Steel. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak will hold Panachida service at 7 p.m. There will be a brief service 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by funeral service at 10 a.m. at Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at ozogfh.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
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
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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