JOHNSTOWN — MOWRY – Rose, 89, Osterburg, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 10, 2014, in Bedford. She was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Sawka) Kostyk. On Feb. 26, 1949, she married Charles “Callie” Mowry, who preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 1985. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Ann Beltz and Kay Humbert; and brothers, Walter, John and Steve Kostick. She is survived by children, Charles, Osterburg; Nancy, wife of Jeff Saxman, Osterburg; David, Osterburg; and William, husband of former Brenda Beegle, Bedford; brothers, Joe, married to Connie (Huff), St. Michael, and Harry, married to Ida (Varner), New Jersey; sister, Gloria Ream, Parkhill; grandchildren, Jennifer, wife of Shawn Nicodemus, Osterburg; Laura Rose Saxman, and companion, Fred Beegle, Bedford; Mark Saxman, Osterburg; and Brittany Margaret Rose Mowry, Bedford; stepgrandchildren, Christina, Justin and Matthew; great-great-grandchildren, Lucas, Cole, Callie Rose and Layla Rosemary; and eight step- great-grandchildren. Rose was a 1943 graduate of Adams Township High School in Sidman. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed attending the activities and sporting events of her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by friends and family. Friends and family will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday Jan. 13, 2014, at the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home, Alum Bank, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. Interment, Fishertown Cemetery.
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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.
Pauline L. Turchetta
TURCHETTA – Pauline L., 84, Cresson, died April 15, 2014, at Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg.
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Boyd Merle Akers Jr.
AKERS – Boyd Merle Jr., 90, Lower Yoder, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Philip Joseph Baldacchino
BALDACCHINO – Philip Joseph, 87, Carrolltown, died April 14, 2014.
Grace (Deitke) Davis
DAVIS – Grace (Deitke), 90, Phoenix, Ariz., passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Cynthia Jayne Eisler
EISLER – Cynthia Jayne, 59, Somerset, formerly of Wilbur, went home April 13, 2014, at Somerset Hospice House.
James E. Foster
FOSTER – James E., 86, Johnstown, died April 14, 2014.
Alice M. Goller
GOLLER – Alice M., 94, Presbyterian Home, died April 13, 2014, at Presbyterian Home.
M. Elayne Gooderham
GOODERHAM – M. Elayne, 78, Altoona, died April 14, 2014.
Edward Carl Harbart
HARBART – Edward Carl “Duger,” 90, Richland Township, died April 15, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Edward J. Harris
HARRIS – Edward J. “Ed,” 83, Fairfax, Va., passed away April 7, 2014, at home.
MASON – Dorothy, 66, Portage, formerly of Northern Cambria, died April 15, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center, Portage.
Clifford Eugene Sharp Jr.
SHARP – Clifford Eugene Jr., 71, passed away peacefully April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
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