JOHNSTOWN — GIMZA – Stanley A., 92, Johnstown, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Golden Living. Born June 10, 1921, in Parkhill, son of the late Vincent and Katherine (Golmulka) Gimza. Preceded in death by wife, Jean (Pugh) Gimza; stepmother, Mary Gimza; and brothers, Harry and Walter Gimza; also stepbrother, Theodore Vozniak. Survived by children, Barron Gimza, Colorado; Dennis Gimza, Johnstown; and Diana Gimza, Johnstown; and sister, Mary Rovansek. Mr. Gimza was a steelworker at Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 42 years. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, having served in World War II, and was a four-time recipient of the distinguished Bronze Star. He attended St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. There will be no viewing. Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
- District Deaths Dec. 14, 2013
Merle C. Fitzgibbon
FITZGIBBON – Merle C., 96, Johnstown, died Dec. 12, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Rodney M. Jennings
JENNINGS – Rodney M., 91, Peaceful Valley, died Dec. 12, 2013, at home.
KUBAS – George, 91, Hooversville, died Dec. 13, 2013, at home.
Robert C. Schmucker Jr.
SCHMUCKER – Robert C. Jr., 78, Davidsville, died Dec. 12, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Catherine S. Siwy
SIWY – Catherine S. “Stella,” 89, East Taylor Township, died Dec. 13, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by family.
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Gladys M. Stombaugh
STOMAUGH – Gladys M., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013.
Maureen S. Plummer
PLUMMER – Maureen S., 69, Sidman, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at Windber Hospice.
Joseph A. Pettinato
PETTINATO – Joseph A., 86, of New Brighton, N.Y., a retired letter carrier, World War II Navy veteran and devoted family man, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided since May of this year.
A. Martha (Eash) Thomas
THOMAS – A. Martha (Eash), 94, Saylor School Road, Hollsopple, went peacefully to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2013, at Laurel View Village.
GRAFFIUS – Robert “Parker,” 15, Madison, W.Va., born April 8, 1998, son of Robert Russell III and Regina Orosz Graffius, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Naomi R. Costello
COSTELLO – Naomi R., 91, Davidsville, died Dec. 11, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital.
Rose A. Hancharik
HANCHARIK – Rose A., 75, Richland Township, died Dec. 5, 2013, at LaurelWood Care Center.
THOMAS – Amandus “Mandy,” 91, Hastings, passed away peacefully at home Dec. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
- District Deaths Dec. 13, 2013
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Lois L. Rager
RAGER – Lois L., 83, Johnstown, died Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Jude’s Haven surrounded by her friends and caregivers who loved her very much
CHAPMAN – Darlene, 58, Hayes, Va., formerly of Beaverdale, passed away Dec. 9, 2013
H. Matthew Gearhart
GEARHART - H. Matthew IV, 36, Mineral Point, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, as a result of an asthma attack.
Doris (Hysong) Anderson
ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington.
Ralph E. Botteicher
BOTTEICHER – Ralph E., 94, Derry, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Dec. 10, 2013, at the home of his granddaughter.
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