JOHNSTOWN — HRUSKA – Bernice J. “Guggy,” 98, Church of the Brethren Home, formerly of Johnstown, died March 26, 2013, at the home. Born March 30, 1914, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Frank and Amelia (Wjnaroski) Kush. Also preceded in death by husband, Paul J. Sr.; brothers, Clemens Nadonley, August Kush, Anthony Kush, Donald Kush, Raymond Kush and Joseph Kush; and sisters, Laura Watroba, Frances Moore and Eleanore Burgess. Survived by children, Eleanor, wife of Albert Zuccolotto; Paul J. Jr., and wife, Connie; Ludwig, and wife, Mary Helen; and Bernice Gregory, all of Johnstown; and Margaret, wife of Dr. Jerry Gray, Windber. Loving grandmother to Anthony (Amy) Zuccolotto, Andrea (Matt) Ryba, Alicia (Joe) Quezada, Matthew (Ellen), Dr. Patrick (Stacie), Nathan (Beth) Gray, Jonathan (Erin), Jason, Courtney Hruska, Michael (Mandy), Nikolaus Hruska and Jenna (Shaun) Webb. Loving great-grandmother to 14 great-grandchildren and one on the way. Sister-in-law of Shirley Hruska, Johnstown. She was the last member of her immediate family. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. Founding member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Benscreek. Family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home Inc., Windber. Due to Holy Week, a blessing service will be held at funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday, Father Angelo Patti. Committal to follow immediately at SS. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery, Johnstown. Memorials may be made to Church of the Brethren Home in Guggy’s memory.
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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 13, 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.
Erma I. Shaw
SHAW – Erma I., 97, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home In Ickesburg, Pa.
Robert S. Walters
WALTERS – Robert S., 75, Johnstown, passed away April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Timothy Alan Wess
WESS – Timothy Alan, 46, New Germany, died April 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by loved ones.
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Delores E. Benito
BENITO – Delores E. “Honey,” 72, Johnstown, died April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Phillip E. Cadwallader
CADWALLADER – Phillip E., 88, Portage, entered into new life April 11, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Joan Mary (DeBiase) DeLisa
DeLISA – Joan Mary (DeBiase), 72, Richland, passed away peacefully April 14, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daniel D. Emeigh
EMEIGH – Daniel D., 73, Northern Cambria, died April 12, 2014, at home.
LEEPER – Robert, 78, Johnstown, passed away April 13, 2014, at home.
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