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)
Lillian R. Stager
STAGER – Lillian R., 84, Johnstown, died March 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
REAY – Raymond, 73, died March 4, 2014, in Venice, Fla.
John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Ruth M. Cuppett
CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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