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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Gerald C. Hoover
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Clifford August Rummel
RUMMEL– Clifford August, 68, formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, passed away Nov. 4, 2013, in Springfield, Ohio.
Phillip Zdunczyk Sr.
ZDUNCZYK – Phillip Sr., 77, Portage, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
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Marian F. (Hall) Abele
ABELE – Marian F. (Hall), 88, Edgewood, Ky., formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Emeritus at Edgewood.
BUSHWACK – Donna, 92, Loganville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Eugene Strohl Cassler
CASSLER – Eugene Strohl, 80, Everett, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Delores Jane Debias
DEBIAS – Delores Jane, 82, Beaufort, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2013, at her residence.
Katheleen Joyce (Diviney) Gongloff
GONGLOFF – Katheleen Joye (Diviney), 81, formerly of Twin Rocks, passed away peacefully Dec. 6, 2013, at home.
Jaclyn A. Gregorich
GREGORICH – Jaclyn A., 51, Greensburg, formerly of Robinson, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Westmoreland Manor.
Andrew James Koss
KOSS – Capt. Andrew James, 33, Detroit, Mich., formerly of Woolrich, Pa., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.
LETZO – Shary G., 67, New Germany, passed away peacefully in her sleep Dec. 5, 2013, at her mother’s home in Portage.
Antoinette J. (DeSalle) Luker
LUKER – Antoinette J. “Toni” (DeSalle), 77, Bolivar, passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana.
Roy G. McClure
McCLURE – Roy G., 63, Travelers Rest, S.C., died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
Joseph C. Rubis
RUBIS – Joseph C., 75, Johnstown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Charles L. Sheets
SHEETS – Charles L., 79, Stoystown, died Dec. 5, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House.
John E. Single
SINGLE – John E. “Pap,” 85, Johnstown, passed away Dec. 5, 2013.
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Lisa Jean (Anico) Bender
BENDER – Lisa Jean (Anico), 48, Hastings, died Dec. 4, 2013, at UPMC Hospital, Altoona.
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