UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — BUZZARD – Josephine (Cernuti), 85, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord Sept. 10, 2013, at Presbyterian Home. Born Sept. 7, 1928, in Johnstown, daughter of Anthony and Angelina (Sardo) Cernuti. Preceded in death by parents; and former husband, Donald. Survived by her children, who knew they are always loved, Sue Ann (Cecil Beal), Altoona; Donna Buzzard, Johnstown; Cindy (Dominick Guerriero), New York; Donald (Kristy Miller), Michigan; and Laura (Ken Taylor), Arizona. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Member of Hilltop Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Johnstown High School, Class of 1947, and also a graduate of Blake Business School in New York. Josephine worked as a secretary in New York, and then retired as a nurse’s aide from Church of the Brethren Home. She enjoyed singing in church choirs, playing piano, dancing, doing crossword puzzles, quilting, crocheting, walking and serving the Lord. She also enjoyed working in the Foster Grandparent Program. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Bob Parker, officiating. Interment, St. Anthony Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to the Presbyterian Home of Johnstown.
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Lawrence E. Coy
COY – Lawrence E., 89, Connellsville, Pa., formerly of Johnstown and Somerset, died April 21, 2014, at home.
DRINOSKY – Eugene, 80, Portage, entered eternal rest April 21, 2014, peacefully at home.
George Felix Jr.
FELIX – George Jr., 87, Alum Bank, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Colonial Courtyard in Bedford.
Mary C. Keilman
KEILMAN – Mary C., 62, Ebensburg, born March 26, 1952, in Nanty Glo, died April 21, 2014, at home.
Barbara A. (Geiser) Knapp
KNAPP – Barbara A. (Geiser), 79, Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
SINCAK – Michael, of Hollsopple, loving son, brother, husband and friend to all, passed away peacefully April 10, 2014.
Richard J. McAndrews Jr.
McANDREWS – Richard J. Jr. “Jimbo,” 57, Windber, passed away after a 2-year-battle with cancer April 22, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Kathleen Mae Speicher
SPEICHER – Kathleen Mae, 48, Conemaugh Township, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Julia J. (Gresh) Voeghtly
VOEGHTLY – Julia J. (Gresh), 74, Johnstown, passed away peacefully April 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit.
Ruth M. Ziemba
ZIEMBA – Ruth M., 84, Cover Hill, formerly of Park Hill, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2014, at LaurelWood Care Center.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
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