NANTY GLO — BYICH – Pete Jr., 76, Second Street, Nanty Glo, passed away peacefully Sept. 12, 2010, at home. Born Jan. 1, 1934, in Nanty Glo, son of the late Pete and Mary (Grant) Byich. Preceded in death by grandson, Ryan Scott Byich; sister, Mary Mihelic; brothers, Louis and Paul; stepbrother, John Lucas; and nephews, Mickey Lucas and David Fenchak. Survived by wife of 54 years, the former Jo Anne Barr; and children, Pam Schilling, and her friend, Dave McCabe; Kevin (Ann) Byich; Tim (Maria) Byich; and Pete, and fiancee, Bridget Fox. Also survived by sister, Millie (Mike) Fenchak; brother, Sam (Marcia) Byich; sister-in-law, Mrs. Louis (Jean) Byich; close friend, Jeffrey Schilling; grandchildren, Justin and Kristen Schilling; Chad Schilling, and his friend, Danielle; Noah and Sophia; Bristy and Jessica; Cory and Lindsey; Megan and P.J. Byich; and Corey and Breanna Fox; great-granddaughter, Rylan Byich; and numerous nieces and nephews. A 1952 graduate of Nanty Glo High School. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. Pete had served as president of Blacklick Valley School Board and served on Nanty Glo Borough Council. Member of the board of directors at Admiral Peary Vo-Tech and IU-8. Honorary member of PSBA and head of the Legislative Committee of Cambria County. Pete was manager of American Legion Baseball League and coached peewee baseball. He was the proud grandfather of five former Bishop Carroll athletes and a longtime avid supporter of Bishop Carroll athletics. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Geno Bartoletti, officiating. Interment, Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ryan Byich Memorial Scholarship Funds at either Blacklick Valley or Bishop Carroll high schools.
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Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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