FLINTON — RIZZO – Dr. Michael J., 48, Flinton, passed away Aug. 25, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, following a stroke. Born March 9, 1965, in Spangler, son of Dr. Victor F. and Florence T. (Mietus) Rizzo. Preceded in death by his father and brother, Paul F. Rizzo. Survived by his mother; brothers and sisters, Dr. Victor J. Rizzo, Altoona; Julie A. (Mark) Eckenrode, Ebensburg; Gary L. Rizzo, Boca Raton, Fla.; Maria (Rob) Pierce, Muncy, Pa.; Lisa T. Rizzo, Delray Beach, Fla.; Dr. John M. Rizzo, Ebensburg; Father David R. Rizzo, Altoona; Cathy A. Rizzo, Boca Raton, Fla.; Dr. Theresa M. (Dr. R.J.) Harris, Barboursville, W.Va.; Anthony J. Rizzo, Boca Raton, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Michael was a graduate of Penn State University and Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, where he played rugby at Penn State and attended Palmer College on a rugby scholarship. He had chiropractic offices in Patton, Johnstown and Altoona. Member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, and St. Basil the Great Catholic Church, Coalport. Dr. Rizzo had a great love for chiropractic care. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 1004 Fifth Ave., Patton, Pa. 16668, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, by Benedictine Fathers. Committal, St. Lawrence Cemetery. (www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com)
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Gerald C. Hoover
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Clifford August Rummel
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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
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