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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Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
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Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
Rita M. Senko
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Royston C. Dickert Sr.
DICKERT – Royston C. Sr., 78, Seward, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
DOLGAS – Robert, 68, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Conemaugh, died March 3, 2014, at Autumn Estate.
MITCHELL – Joanne, formerly of Johnstown, died Feb. 23, 2014.
Joseph Michael Quinn Jr.
QUINN – Joseph Michael Jr., 77, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Jesus March 3, 2014.
Shirley L. Schwind
SCHWIND – Shirley L., 82, Cambria Care Center, gained her eternal rest March 4, 2014.
Bertha (Hebden) Seese
SEESE – Mrs. Bertha (Hebden), 87, Mineral Point, formerly of Portage, entered into new life March 5, 2014.
Janet (Felter) Smith
SMITH – Janet (Felter), passed away March 3, 2014, in State College.
Rande E. Straw
STRAW – Rande E., 60, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center’s Palliative Care Unit.
John Henry Zimmerman
ZIMMERMAN – John Henry, 90, Hooversville, died March 5, 2014, at home.
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